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RAIPUR: The deadly Maoist ambush of a Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF team that was helping build a road in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma on Monday, took place only about 2 km away from the CRPF camp. 25 CRPF men were killed and six were injured when about 300 Naxals attacked them with rocket launchers and AK-47s, outnumbering the 99-member team of soldiers. A senior police officer said the attack was well planned. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called it a -challenge-. He will pay homage to the soldiers killed inRead More
New York: US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said there should be no travel ban on the basis of religion, but defended President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, saying it is meant to keep the country safe. Haley said she believes that legal immigration is the “fabric” of America, pointing out that she is the “proud daughter” of Indian immigrants. “I’m the proud daughter of Indian immigrants who reminded my brothers, my sister and me everyday how blessed we were to be inRead More
DEHRADUN: A long-time RSS pracharak, the BJP’s Trivendra Singh Rawat, 56, today took over as the ninth Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, the state that he had campaigned should be carved out of Uttar Pradesh back in the nineties. The BJP had swept the hill state in the state elections with 57 of the 70 seats in the state; Mr Rawat is said to have played a key role in the party’s strategy in the victory. He was unanimously elected at the party legislature meeting on Friday; his name formally proposedRead More
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha today appointed BJP legislature party leader Manohar Parrikar as the chief minister and asked him to prove majority on floor of the House within 15 days of taking oath, after he staked the claim to form government. “Governor Mridula Sinha has appointed Manohar Parrikar, the Leader of the Goa BJP legislature party, as the chief minister of Goa,” Rupesh Kumar Thakur, Secretary to Governor has stated in the press note issued here tonight. “Parrikar has submitted evidence before Governor, the support of 13 MLAs of BJP,Read More
WASHINGTON: Two days before US Attorney Preet Bharara was fired, President Donald Trump tried to call the high-profile New York prosecutor in what a White House official said was an effort to “thank him for his service and to wish him good luck.” But a US law enforcement official said Bharara declined to take the call, placed on Thursday, saying he did not want to talk to the president without the approval of his superiors.Bharara said on Saturday he had been fired after he defied a request to resign. TheRead More
NEW DELHI: Four sailors of the Indian Navy have been removed from the survey ship INS Sandhayak after some of them assaulted an officer on board, in an incident off Paradip along the Odisha coast. According to sources, the sailors were pulled up for insubordination after they failed to carry out orders to pull the survey motor boats onboard. The boats are mounted on the INS Sandhayak when they are not in use. Asked to stand in attention, one of the sailors “deliberately slouched” in an act of defiance, sourcesRead More
This is 2017, and we’ve all learned after many misadventures over the past few years to take opinion or exit polls with a large helping of salt. But, even so, the polls that have now been released – and summarised in NDTV’s poll of polls – tell a surprisingly consistent story. And it’s one that the Bharatiya Janata Party will be deeply happy to hear. First, and always foremost, Uttar Pradesh. Look, it’s always tough to make a prediction about UP. This is a state with real and close threeRead More
Hyderabad: Writing on the wall is clear now as slowdown in hiring by technology majors looks certain. However, industry bigwigs are not explicitly admitting this. Nasscom attributes surging levels of automation and efficiency to hiring slowdown.  The convergence of information, communication and technology (ICT) coupled with surging IoT (Internet of Things) are expected to drive the talent hiring pattern in the days to come. “Just not Trump and the US market, but over all developments are responsible for this,” said CP Gurnani, Nasscom Chairman and also MD&CEO of Mahindra Satyam.Read More
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval has held talks with Israel’s top leadership here as part of preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much- awaited visit, the first by an Indian premier to the Jewish country. Modi is expected to visit Israel by the middle of this year. Doval landed in Israel on Thursday and met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his Jerusalem office. Doval also met his counterpart, Israel’s acting National Security Adviser and Head of the National Security Council, Brig. Gen. (retd) Jacob Nagel. The discussions “revolved around PrimeRead More

Posted On February 25, 2017By telanganaIn Slider, Uncategorized

60 killed in Syria explosion

At least 60 people were killed in a car bombing in a Syrian village on Friday, a British war monitor said on Friday.The suicide bombing that rocked the town of Susian, in said to be targeting Turkey-backed rebels, Xinhua news agency reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the causalities were rebels. The IS group announced its withdrawal from al-Bab, came after 100 days of battles against the Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebels fighting in an operation called the Euphrates Shield. The Syrian army succeeded recentlyRead More