Conflicting Claims On Whereabouts Of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Critical Of Riyadh

Jamal Khashoggi went into self-imposed exile in the US last year. Riyadh:  Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was investigating the “disappearance” of Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist critical of the government in Riyadh who went missing in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a former Saudi government advisor who went into self-imposed exile in the US last year to avoid…

Centre Agrees To Keep Tractors Out Of NGT National Green Tribunal List

Tractors will be kept out of the NGT list as they’re equipment of agriculture (Representational) New Delhi:  Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Wednesday announced that the centre has agreed to farmers’ demand to keep tractors out of the list of banned vehicles by the National Green Tribunal (NGT)….

Maharashtra Has Reduced Height Of Mumbai Ambedkar Memorial, Says Anandraj Ambedkar

The Maharashtra government has reduced the height of the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at the proposed memorial in Mumbai but the cost of the project is soaring, a Dalit leader alleged on Wednesday. The height of Ambedkar’s statue at the proposed memorial at Indu Mill Compound was to be 350 feet originally, said Anandraj…

Ahead Of Polls, Bhopal And Indore Get Rs 14,000 Crore Metro Projects

The tenders for first civil work package have been invited and work will start soon. New Delhi:  The Union Cabinet approved on Wednesday two Metro rail projects in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh — in Indore and Bhopal. The Indore project will run along the Ring Line (Bengali Square – Vijay Nagar – Bhawarsala – Airport –…

US After Military Exercise With India

New Delhi:  Army personnel of India and the United States gained from each other’s experience in various fields of operation during a fortnight-long joint military exercise in Uttarakhand, a senior US Army official has said. The annual exercise named – Yudh Abhyas – was held from September 16-29 in Chaubatia in Almora district. The exercise…

Cop Killed, 4 Others Injured After US Man Opens Fire In South Carolina

Washington:  Five US police officers were shot — one fatally — during an “active shooter” incident in South Carolina on Wednesday, US media reported. CNN cited the coroner in Florence County, inland from the coastal resort of Myrtle Beach, as saying one officer had died from his wounds. CNN said the officer was among five…

Ambedkar-Owaisi Alliance Is ”BJP”s B-Team”: Shiv Sena

Asaduddin Owaisi and Prakash Ambedkar on Tuesday addressed a massive joint rally in Aurangabad. (File) Mumbai:  The alliance between Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh and All India Majlis Ittehadul-e-Muslimeen (AIMIM), announced in Maharashtra on October 2, would prove to be the ‘B-Team of the BJP’, said Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday. Terming the political partnership…

No Modi Wave In Country Today: Shashi Tharoor

For Congress, secularism is non-negotiable, said Shashi Tharoor. (File) Hyderabad:  Claiming that there is “no Modi-wave today” in the country, former Union minister Shashi Tharoor said on Wednesday the BJP will “be lucky to win 10 seats” in Uttar Pradesh in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, if the Congress, SP and BSP come together. The…

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