Bengaluru: After almost 30 days of space travel, India's moonshot Chandrayaan 2 has been effectively steered into lunar orbit today. This was one of the mission's most tricky activities. A higher than expected velocity of approach would have bounced off the spacecraft into deep space, while a slow strategy...
Karnataka finally has a cabinet with 17 ministers taking oath today, three weeks after the collapse of the previous Congress-Janata Dal coalition government had been sworn in by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.Criticized by Congress and JDS for delaying the appointment of ministers, the chief minister suggested to Governor Vajubhai Vala on Monday the names of 17 MLAs including KS Eshwarappa, Jagdish Shettar, CT Ravi and Basavaraj Bommai. Govind Makthappa Karajol, Dr Ashwath Narayan C N, Laxman Sangappa Savadi, R Ashoka, B Sreeramulu, Suresh Kumar, V Somanna, Kota Shrinivas Poojari, J C Madhu Swamy, Chandrakantagouda Channappagouda Patil, H Ganesh, Prabhu Chauhan, and Jolle Shashikala Annasaheb are those who have been made ministers today.
All former members of parliament were told to vacate their official accommodation — mostly heritage bungalows in the lush Lutyen area — the government said today. Having remained the norm, the government has now taken a tough line. Parliamentarians have been given a deadline of seven days, but at the end of three days, officials have been asked to stop the supply of electricity and water to these accommodations, said CR Patil, chairman of the Housing Committee. More than two months after the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, many former parliamentarians are still leaving their formal bungalows in Lutyens ' Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the issue in a series of tweets today.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected from Rajasthan unopposed to the Rajya Sabha. He was declared unopposed elected as the deadline for the withdrawal of by-poll nominations ended. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot congratulated Singh on his election to the Upper House of Parliament. Singh was nominated by Congress, while the BJP did not nominate any by-poll candidates, which was necessary owing to the death of Madan Lal Saini, Rajya Sabha MP.
Haryana Stalwart Congressman Bhupinder Singh Hooda pursed his lips on Sunday by stating support for the government's move to end Jammu and Kashmir's special status – extensively diverging from the party line ahead of the upcoming state elections. His strong criticism of Congress at that score gave rise to speculation as to whether he was on his route out of the party he served for over four decades. ,However, he said he would not quit the party, but make a committee of 13 MLAs who would decide the future course of action. It's no longer the old Congress. When it comes to patriotism and self-respect issues, I will never compromise, "said Bhupinder Hooda at a Haryana's Rohtak political rally.
New Delhi: A fire broke out on Saturday evening on the second floor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The fire allegedly broke out near the hospital's emergency ward and patients and employees were evacuated from one building. Patients were also moved from neighboring wards. No casualties have been reported so far in the blaze. Twenty two fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. A short circuit is suspected to have caused the blaze, but the exact reason will only be known later after an inquiry, the chief fire officer said.
BENGALURU: The Income tax department in Karnataka-Goa is continuing its proactive role in combating the role of money power in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Cash above Rs 4 crore has been seized in various searches carried in the Karnataka-Goa region. Based on credible intelligence that cash would be transported from Bangalore to Shimoga and Bhadravati, a cash handler was intercepted and
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Six people killed and 33 injured after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station in Mumbai. The bridge connects the Times of India building lies just opposite to the iconic railway station. Investigations are going on to find the exact cause behind the foot overbridge collapse. Meanwhile, the Railway Ministry has blamed squarely on the
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Famous Marathi actor and Shiv Sena leader Dr Amol Kolhe joins Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). His decision to quit Shiv Sena comes a few days after he met NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He said he wanted to "strengthen the hands of Sharad Pawar". Kolhe is currently playing the role of Chhatrapati Sambhaji, son of Chhatrapati Shivaji's son in a very popular TV serial. A
A Huge crowd of Indians gathered at Wagah border as the nation gears up to welcome Indian air force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. Abhinandan was held under custody by Pakistan for the last two days. Patriotic atmosphere has seen everywhere at the Wagah Border as people Singing patriotic songs, patriotic slogans on border to greet the air force pilot. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahm
JeM leaders killed within 100 hours of Pulwama attack; anyone with a gun will be killed: Army The Indian Army on Tuesday said within 100 hours of the February 14 Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy that left 49 troopers dead, it killed the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) leaders who planned and executed the deadly carnage.
IPS Officer Sanjay Barve has taken charge as Mumbai Police commissioner. He has replaced Subodhkumar Jaiswal who is appointed as new Director General of Maharashtra Police. Sanjay Barve is a 1987 batch IPS officer and was serving as director general of Maharashtra's anti-corruption bureau (ACB). Earlier, he also served as DCP in Mumbai and as Additional DG in State Police headquarters. Barve,
Mi-17, an Indian Air Force helicopter crashed in Jammu & Kashmir's Budham district today morning. Two pilots and one local were killed in the crash, which happened at 10.05am in an isolated area. The chopper caught fire immediately after it crashed onto the field. Various areas of Kashmir have been on high alert as the Indian armed forces are expecting retaliation from Pakistan as the India
Amid talks of Indian Air Force entering the Pakistan soil and struck terror launch pads in Balahkot, two Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian today morning. The fresh encounter took place a day after the Indian fighter jets destroyed the biggest terror camp of the Jaish, killing 200-300 terrorists. Security forces launched a search operation i
The Central Mos and RPI chief Ramdas Athawale had called party leaders meeting to decide the party agenda for the upcoming election. Despite Ramdas Athawale is part of NDA alliance, he is unhappy because he was not invited for Sena-BJP alliance meeting and press. He was addressing a press conference after his party meeting. Athawale demands two seats for Loksabha, one each from Sena and BJP. He dec