The New Indian Express - Nation - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:01:52 +0530 Sat, 01 Aug 2015 05:05:41 +0530 Nation WATCH: Inspired by Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda', Chennai Rapper Targets Unilever Sat, 01 Aug 2015 03:50:39 +0530 UPA's Hindu Terror talk Weakened India's war: Rajnath Singh His statement is also seen as a direct attack on at least two UPA home ministers — P Chidambaram and Sushilkumar Shinde. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 03:31:50 +0530 Give Parl Berth to Raheen, Says SP Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:59 +0530 Khan Mania Prompts Pak Woman to Cross Border Illegally Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:59 +0530 Rs 3,048 crore for Rehabilitation Efforts Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:56 +0530 Return Afzal Guru's Mortal Remains: NC Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:56 +0530 BJP Reacts to Mediocrity Remark Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:55 +0530 Censure Motion against Sushma Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:55 +0530 MHA Calls Meet with 12 States on IS Terror Today Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:55 +0530 SC for CBI Timeline on Takeover of Cases in Vyapam Scam Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:55 +0530 Special CBI Court Puts Koda, Gupta on Trial in Coalgate Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:54 +0530 Parliament Diary Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:54 +0530 Rahul's Backing may Weaken Agitation by FTII Students Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:53 +0530 Indo-Bangla Land Swap Finally Comes into Force at Midnight Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:53 +0530 All-party Meet on Monday to End Parliament logjam Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:53 +0530 House of Fury Gets Going for a While, but RS Functioning Still Hit Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:53 +0530 Jammu Bandh over AIIMS Puts BJP on Back Foot Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:52 +0530 Family Knew of ISIS Kidnap After Cabbie Picked Call on Mobile No ransom demand made so far, say sources; India puts pressure on Sirte University authorities to get them to talk with persons concerned and ensure safe return of professors Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:56:52 +0530 Yakub Memon's Last Phone Call to Daughter Zubeida Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:48:49 +0530 I Met Tiger Memon 2-3 Times After 1993 Blasts: Congress Legislator Usman Majeed Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:28:37 +0530 I Met Tiger Memon 2-3 Times After 1993 Blasts: Congress Legislator Usman Majeed Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:14:26 +0530 India and Bangladesh Enclave Exchange Effected From Midnight The much awaited exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh came into effect from this midnight. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:20:14 +0530 Families of Teachers From Karnataka Happy Over Release in Libya Families of two Indian teachers from Karnataka thanked government nad have expressed joy on their release from alleged captivity of ISIS in Libya Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:50:05 +0530 Rohtang Pass May Become World's Highest Tourist Place With CNG Buses Two trial runs of medium-size CNG buses to Rohtang were successful and now the matter would be taken to the Cabinet, State Transport Minister G S Bali . Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:34:57 +0530 Militants Fire at Police Check Post; 3 Cops, Cab Driver Hurt Three policemen, including an SHO, and a taxi driver were injured tonight when militants opened firing on a police check post in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:22:16 +0530 'Green Corridor' Helps Transport Human Liver in 'Record Time' Delhi Traffic Police created a 12-km-long 'green corridor' last night to enable a human liver. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:20:27 +0530 Vyapam Scam: CBI Registers FIR Against 587 People CBI registered its 16th  case against 587 people in connection with alleged irregularities in the 2012 Pre-Medical Test Examination. Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:18:18 +0530 Lakshmi Vilas Bank to Work two Hours Extra in Kalam's Honour Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:24:03 +0530 Sushma Voices Concern About Nurses Returning to Yemen External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday voiced concern about Indian nurses returning to Yemen despite escalation of fighting there. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:15:21 +0530 Two of the Four Indian Teachers Abducted by ISIS Released Two days after being detained, two of the four Indians abducted by ISIS in Libya were back in the relative safety of their employees. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:11:34 +0530 Jaitley Hits Back at Rahul Gandhi on FTII Issue Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul for his comments at FTII, Pune, by dubbing them "height of mediocrity". Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:58:42 +0530 Air India Flight with 200 Passengers Onboard Returns Due to Rat Air India engineering team is investigating the incident, it said adding a standby aircraft was immediately made available to fly the passengers to Milan. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:42:30 +0530 Twitter Adds Four More Indian Languages Twitter on Friday said that it has added four more Indian languages - Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil - taking the count of supported languages to six. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:32:50 +0530 Samajwadi Party Legislator Booked Ruling Samajwadi party legislator Gulam Mohammad and his five accomplices have been booked by the Ghaziabad police in Uttar Pradesh in a criminal case. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:29:19 +0530 Parliament Logjam Continues, All-party Meeting on Monday Modi government has called an all-party meeting on Monday to end the logjam over the Lalit Modi and Vyapam issues. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:23:43 +0530 J-K's Opposition Party National Conference Demands Return of Afzal Guru's Remains National Conference demanded return of the mortal remains of parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru, who was secretly hanged in Delhi’s Tihar jail in 2013. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:20:51 +0530 He's Just 19 and India's Youngest CA: Meet Nischal Narayanam Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:39:51 +0530 Assam Completes Construction of 91 Percent of School Toilets Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi directed the authorities concerned to expedite the completion of toilets in all schools by August 10. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:33:07 +0530 Court to Hear Constable's Defamation Plea Against Delhi CM A court here on Friday took cognisance of a defamation case against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for recently using a derogatory word for Delhi Police personnel. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:31:01 +0530 BJP Asks Rahul: Explain Your Merits to be Congress Vice President The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Friday sought to know from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi the merits on which his party promoted him to the post of vice president. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:20:22 +0530 Vyapam: SC Asks CBI to Inform It on Taking Over Maximum Cases The Supreme Court today told CBI to inform it in three weeks about taking over of investigation of maximum number of cases out of 185 arising from Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam.            Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:59:06 +0530 3,647 Suicides Reported Due to Drug Abuse in 2014: Government Over 3,600 suicides were reported in the country due to drug abuse and addiction in 2014, the government has informed Lok Sabha. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:55:58 +0530 Two of Four Indians Held by ISIS in Libya Released The four, including three working as lecturers, were "detained" in Sirte in Libya, an area where the Islamic State militants hold sway. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:40:09 +0530 ISIS Kidnaps Two Karnataka People in Libya Vijaykumar, a native of Bangarpete in Kolar district was also living alone in Tripoli. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:27:56 +0530 All-Party Meet on Monday to Discuss Ways to End Parliament Deadlock Government will call an all-party meeting on Monday in a bid to break the Parliament logjam as it accused Congress of "hurting" the country by blocking the passage of key reform bills like GST with its relentless protests Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:20:01 +0530 HC Reserves Order Till Aug 3 on Nestle Plea Against Maggi Ban The Bombay High Court today reserved its order till August 3 on a petition filed by Nestle India against orders of Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and Food and Drugs Administration of Maharashtra banning Maggi as it contained lead beyond permissible limit.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:14:28 +0530 Congress Wants Tangible Proposal from PM Before Any Meeting In a blunt message to the government, Congress today said its participation in an an all-party meeting to break the two-week long deadlock in Parliament depended on a 'tangible' proposal from the Prime Minister on opposition demands.          Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:12:18 +0530 Not Aware of Any Will Left by Kalam: Nephew Late former President A P J Abdul Kalam may not have left behind any will and had asked his elder brother to take care of a small piece of property he owned.   Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:07:37 +0530 Additional DG Rank Officer to Probe Jalna Rape "Bait" Case Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:04:57 +0530 Train Passengers Can Dial 138 for Medical Emergency Train passengers can contact helpline number 138 through their mobile phones in case of medical emergency, Rajya Sabha was told.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:31:55 +0530 24,771 Dowry Deaths Reported in Last 3 Years: Government A total of 24,771 dowry deaths have been reported in the country in past three years with maximum of them occurring in Uttar Pradesh with 7,048 deaths.      Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:29:05 +0530 Gogoi Danced With Girls When Country Was Mourning the Death of Kalam? A BJP member in Lok Sabha today charged Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi with dancing with tribal women when the country was mourning the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, saying it was a "shameful" act.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:26:57 +0530 India Set to Become Water Scarce By 2025, Government Tells Parliament India is faced with the alarming prospect of becoming water scarce in 10 years' time, or by 2025, the government has said citing a study by a consulting firm in the water sector.     Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:58:42 +0530 Karnataka Assembly Passes Land Revenue, Civil Services Amendment Bills Karnataka Legislative Assembly today passed a bill amending land revenue act as well as an amendment bill relating to transfer of teachers by voice vote.      Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:45:39 +0530 Family of Kidnapped Indian in Libya Appeals for Safe Release The family of one of the four Indian men kidnapped in Libya has appealed to the governments of both India and Libya to ensure his safe and early release. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:41:07 +0530 Deadlock Continues, RS Fails to Transact Any Business Rajya Sabha failed to transact any business today as stalemate continued with the opposition persisting with its demand for resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over Lalit Modi issue and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Vyapam Scam.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:37:45 +0530 Gurdaspur Attack: Postmortem Conducted on Bodies of Terrorists Postmortem examinations were today being conducted at the civil hospital here on the bodies of the three terrorists, who had stormed a police station in Gurdaspur and were gunned down by Punjab Police personnel during a day-long operation.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:35:20 +0530 Pakistani Woman Illegally Enters India to Meet Salman Khan A Pakistani woman, who claimed that she wanted to meet Bollywood actor Salman Khan, has been arrested here for allegedly crossing into India through Attari border without valid travel documents.   Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:29:13 +0530 ISIS, Pakistan and LeT Flags Waved in Srinagar Flags of ISIS, Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Taiba were waved near the Jama Masjid in Srinagar after Friday prayers. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:08:32 +0530 Manipur Development Project Spells Doom for 11 Villages, 12,000 People One person's manna is another person's poison. This adage couldn't ring more true for the people of Manipur whose fate has been divided along the line of development. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:45:41 +0530 Tripura Governor Stokes Controversy on Twitter with Remarks on Memon Issue Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy today stoked a controversy saying intelligence agencies should keep a tab on all people, except relatives and friends of Yakub Memon, who assembled for the last rites of the 1993 Mumbai blasts convict in Mumbai yesterday as many of them could be "potential terrorists". Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:39:00 +0530 Congress Accuses Rajnath of 'Doing Politics' Over Terror Attacks Congress charged Home Minister Rajnath Singh with dividing Parliament by making a political speech on terror, against which 'the entire country is one'.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:35:15 +0530 'India, US in Process of Signing Pact for Next-Generation Soldier Wear' The government said it is in the process of signing an agreement with the US to collaborate on the next-generation lightweight, protective clothing for soldiers.     Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:32:31 +0530 JP, ACC Activists Clash as Jammu Observes Complete Bandh Clashes broke out between activists of AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) and the BJP today in Jammu, where a complete bandh was observed over demand of establishment of AIIMS in the region, following which police used cane charge to bring situation to normal.      Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:28:07 +0530 2 Tigers Found Dead in Sundarbans Tiger Reserve Two tiger carcasses were recovered in two consecutive days in Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, forest department officials said. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:26:27 +0530 Government Will Do Everything Possible to Prevent Cross Border Terrorism, Says Rajnath Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the government will do everything possible to prevent cross border terrorism. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:24:46 +0530 ITC Questions Rationale Behind Airports Selling Duty-Free Cigarettes Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:20:21 +0530 Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing, All Aboard Safe Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:19:08 +0530 Teacher Held for 'Sexually Harassing' Class VI Girl Students A teacher of a middle school in the district has been arrested on the charge of sexually harassing some of the class VI girl students.     Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:16:54 +0530 NHRC Notice to UP Government Over Beating of Disabled Persons by SP The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought explanation from Uttar Pradesh government and the state police over the alleged beating of disabled persons by a senior police official in Bijnor district.      Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:03:03 +0530 FTII Row: Paresh Rawal Taunts ‘Actor’ Rahul Gandhi‘Actor’-Rahul-Gandhi/2015/07/31/article2950123.ece Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and actor Paresh Rawal on Friday took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi for politicising the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) chairman, saying the students must be seeing ‘an actor’ in the Congress vice-president. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:28 +0530‘Actor’-Rahul-Gandhi/2015/07/31/article2950123.ece 'A Pakistan Chaprasi or Bhangi Can Make Better Indian NSA Than Ajit Doval' Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:54:56 +0530 India Ranks 14th Out of 22 Countries on TB Prevalence India had 2.6 million cases of Tuberculosis as per the latest count and ranks 14th among 22 high TB burden countries globally, the Lok Sabha was informed.     Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:43:38 +0530 Rahul Extends Support to FTII Students, Says RSS Promoting Mediocrity Lending his support to students agitating at the Film and Television Institute here against appointment of Gajendra Chauhan, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today said the RSS is "undermining" the institution's stature by promoting 'mediocrity'.     Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:35:33 +0530 Over 9,700 Women Rights Violation Cases Since April More than 9,700 cases of atrocities against women, including domestic violence and rape, have been registered since April one this year, with Uttar Pradesh seeing the highest number of such cases, the government said today.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:23:28 +0530 Punish Tipplers With Brooms, Says Bihar Women's Panchayat A women's panchayat in a Bihar village has ordered women to punish with brooms people found consuming and selling liquor, while imposing a ban on liquor consumption, an official said. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:18:57 +0530 Coining of 'Hindu Terror' Weakened Anti-Terror Fight: Rajnath Singh Government hit out at Congress, saying the term 'Hindu terrorism' coined by previous govt had 'weakened' the fight against terrorism.       Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:13:57 +0530 39 Accidents of Defence Aircraft in 3 Years: Parrikar As many as 39 defence aircraft, including 14 helicopters, of the defence forces have crashed since 2012 in which 36 personnel have lost their lives.   Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:08:14 +0530 LS Witnesses Ruckus, Speaker Refuses to Adjourn Proceedings Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:58:11 +0530 New CCTV Images Released in Murder Case of Indian Woman in Australia Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:33:26 +0530 Two From Hyderabad and Two From Karnataka, Kidnapped by ISIS in Libya According to Vikas Swarup, MEA Sportsperson, two are from Hyderabad and two are from Karnataka are abducted in Libya. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:51:48 +0530 Coal Scam: Madhu Koda, Eight Others put on Trial Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:43:48 +0530 Troopers Fire on Pakistan Border Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:32:56 +0530 Tourist Molestation Case: Taxi Driver Arrested Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:29:09 +0530 Special Court Summons Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and 6 Others as Accused in a Coal Scam Case Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:25:05 +0530 Those who Sought Leniency for Yakub are Nation's Enemies: Sena 'All those who asked for mercy to be shown towards Memon should be tried for being enemies of the country,' it asserted. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:41:00 +0530 Four South Indians Abducted in Libya, ISIS Hand Suspected Four Indians have reportedly been abducted in Sirte, Libya from an ISIS-handled militant group as per the Ministry of External Affairs. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:31:37 +0530 Three-Day Shutdown in Jammu Over AIIMS Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:09:09 +0530 PM Modi Extends Guru Purnima Greetings Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:55:25 +0530 Parliament Logjam: Government to Convene all-Party Meet Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:51:56 +0530 Rahul Gandhi to Meet FTII Students Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:49:31 +0530 Vyapam Scam: CBI Files Fresh FIR Against 64 People Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:32:05 +0530 Man Arrested for Torturing Minors to Cook Dog Meat Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:36:54 +0530 Kalam's Last Assignment to IIM Shillong Students, Innovate Ways to End Disruption in Parliament Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:11:51 +0530 After Yakub's Death, Chhota Shakeel, Dawood's Aide Threatens of 'Consequences' Chhota Shakeel is also a prime suspect along with Yakub's brother Tiger Memon in the 1993 blasts case. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:17:12 +0530 Sony Teases With C5 Ultra's Split-second Photo Before Monday's Launch Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:49:57 +0530 Why This 'Unseemly Hurry' in Hanging Yakub, Questions Prashant Bhushan Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:37:41 +0530 Delhi Law Department at Loggerheads with Kejriwal Government Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is gearing up for fresh round of confrontation with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:23:52 +0530 DU Admission Racket Busted, Student among 4 Detained Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:23:52 +0530 'Strengthen Borders to Arrest Terror' Former Punjab DGP K P S Gill says the state police must be equipped to deal with terror crises and calls for a border security revamp Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:23:51 +0530