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20 October, 2018 2:03 PM J&K municipal elections: Nine votes polled, BJP candidate wins by seven in Shankarpora

Mir was so confident that he had announced his victory at the Shankarpora polling station as soon as the voting concluded.  SRINAGAR: BJP candidate Bashir Ahmad Mir from Shankarpora was on Saturday elected as a corporator of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) by a slender margin of seven votes. Interestingly, only nine votes were polled in Shankarpora 44

20 October, 2018 10:52 AM Residents Along Arunachal's Siang River Moved To Safety After Flood Alert

People living along the banks of Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh have been moved to safer places after China informed India about possible flash floods in the area. People living along the banks of Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh have been moved to safer places after China informed India about possible flash floods in the area due to formation of an artificial 233

20 October, 2018 7:40 AM Rajnath Singh meets Sri Lankan PM; discusses security, anti-terror cooperation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on October 20 and discussed with him issues related to security and anti-terror cooperation between India and the island nation. During the 30-minute meeting, both the leaders talked about further strengthening of India-Sri Lanka relations. "Had a fruitful meeting 47

19 October, 2018 4:20 PM Arunachal districts on flood alert after formation of artificial lake in Tibet

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday warned about the landslide blocking of Yarlung Zangbo/Brahmaputra River in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Districts along the Brahmaputra river in Arunachal Pradesh have been put on high alert for possible flash floods. The MEA said that they are in constant touch with the Chinese side about updates on the landslide 46

19 October, 2018 1:31 PM Flood Alert In Arunachal After Landslide Forms Artificial Lake In China

The Arunachal Pradesh government has issued an alert for possible flash floods in the state and adjoining Assam after China sounded India that a landslide has blocked a section of the Yarlung Tsangpo river in the Tibet region, that flows into Arunachal as Siang and further downstream into Assam as the Brahmaputra. According to reports, the landslide 48

19 October, 2018 1:26 PM Ajit Jogi Not To Contest Chhattisgarh Polls, Instead Focus On Campaigning

Ajit Jogi had earlier announced that he will stand against Chief Minister Raman Singh from Rajanandgaon. Former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi will not contest the next month's Assembly elections in the state and instead focus on campaigning, his party said today. Mr Jogi is the chief ministerial candidate of the 'grand alliance' between his Janata 44

18 October, 2018 8:27 AM Bihar's 'Shahi Litchi' Gets Geographical Indication Tag

After Katrani rice, Jardalu mango and Magahi paan (betel vine), Bihar's Shahi litchi has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag and has become an exclusive brand in the national and international market, an official said on Thursday. The famous Shahi litchi, which is famous for its sweet, juicy, unique flavour and aroma, is mostly grown in Muzaffarpur 38

17 October, 2018 4:36 PM Residential real estate sales at 22.2 mn sq ft this year, new launches decline: Report

commercial real estate in key metro cities witnessed an increase in absorption leading to a fall in vacancy as supply continues to play catch up Residential real estate clocked sales of 22.2 million square feet across major Indian cities this year as new launches declined to 7.9 mn sq ft, Kotak Institutional Equities said in a report titled Real Estate 37

17 October, 2018 4:03 AM Mohammad Amir Reveals How He Dismissed Virat Kohli In Champions Trophy Final

Pakistan has produced world-class fast bowlers and legends like Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar are a testament to this. Mohammad Amir is another future talent who has performed well for Pakistan in recent times. Speaking on the Voice of Cricket show, Mohammad Amir revealed the strategy behind the dismissal of Indian cricket team captain 34

15 October, 2018 1:34 PM China launches two more satellites to strengthen GPS-style system

The satellites join a system which has been in place for five years and in these years, has helped rescue more than 10,000 fishermen. Beijing: China successfully launched twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on Monday to strengthen its satellite navigation network being built to rival the US' Global Positioning System (GPS). The satellites 57