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  • Heavy snowfall, frozen roads force Kashmiris to remain indoors

    6 January, 2019 7:27 AM 190

    Srinagar: Though the minimum temperatures did not drop significantly in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning, people in Srinagar city and other towns restrained to venture out due to slippery roads. But the Met Office has forecast an improvement in the weather from Sunday till January 10. Traffic was not seen in the city and towns as people waited for the thaw to set in. Srinagar

  • Two flights diverted to Chennai due to dense fog at Bengaluru airport, 50 others delayed

    6 January, 2019 5:30 AM 226

    Bengaluru: Harsh weather conditions, zero visibility and dense fog forced two flights to abort the landing at the Bengaluru airport while delaying several others for over two-to-three hours on Sunday. According to news agency ANI, two flights - a Singapore-Bengaluru flight and a Goa-Bengaluru flight – were diverted to Chennai due to dense fog at the Bengaluru

  • Local train services to remain affected on Western, Central And Harbour Line

    6 January, 2019 4:21 AM 158

    Mumbai: Local train services in Mumbai will remain affected on the Central, Harbour and Western line for more than five hours on Sunday, January 6, 2019. There will be a block of 5 hours and 30 minutes from 11:40 am to 5:10 pm at Chamaraj in connection with doubling work. Taking to Twitter, Western Railways said, "Jabalpur Exp is likely to be detained

  • Four children injured in explosion in a farm in Bihar's Motihari

    5 January, 2019 5:58 PM 185

    The injured children have been admitted to a hospital.  PATNA: At least four children were injured in an explosion in Bihar's in Bihar's East Champaran on Saturday. The explosion took place on a farm in Kotwa town near Motihari. The reason for the explosion is not clear yet. The injured children have been admitted to a hospital. A police investigation

  • BJP appoints election in-charge, co-in charge for eight states for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

    5 January, 2019 3:29 PM 186

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday appointed the election in-charge and co-in charge for eight states for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. BJP president Amit Shah made the appointments for -- Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andaman-Nicobar Islands, Karnataka, Delhi, Haryana, Tripura and Jammu & Kashmir. The BJP chief has appointed Union Minister of Railways

  • Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues Orange alert for Andaman Islands

    5 January, 2019 3:29 PM 176

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued an Orange alert for the Andaman Islands as Cyclonic Storm Pabuk moved further west-northwestwards with a speed of 13 kmph in the past six hours. The IMD has also warned fishermen against venturing out to sea. The storm is very likely to move west-northwestwards for some more time, it said. "Thereafter

  • Here's why exercise won't make you lose weight

    5 January, 2019 10:42 AM 182

    Washington: One of the top New Year resolutions every January is to lose weight. While people may leave behind a number of things on their journey from one year to another, what they do carry forward, are those extra kilos. In an article published in CNN, Alexxai Kravitz, an investigator at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney

  • Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues alert, recommends suspension of fishing operations in Andaman Sea

    5 January, 2019 7:28 AM 180

    Cyclone 'Pabuk' had centred itself over the Gulf of Thailand on Friday and was likely to move northwestwards and emerge into the Andaman Sea by Saturday morning.  New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued an alert over the emergence of Cyclonic storm 'Pabuk' into the Andaman Islands, which made its landfall at 12.45 pm in Nakhon

  • More than one Maharashtrians would become PM by 2050: CM Devendra Fadnavis

    5 January, 2019 7:28 AM 185

    Nagpur: More than one Maharashtrians would occupy the prime minister's post by 2050, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Friday. He was speaking during a public interview at the inaugural session of the 16th Jagatik Marathi Sammelan (global Marathi convention) here. The chief minister was asked whether India will see a Maharashtrian prime minister

  • If you try to mess, you'll be finished: Chandrababu Naidu threatens BJP leaders in Kakinada

    5 January, 2019 4:01 AM 273

    Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu threatened leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after they blocked his convoy in Kakinada. He said, "If you try to mess, you'll be finished. The public won't leave you if you go out and say his (PM Modi) name. Be careful. BJP leaders should feel ashamed for supporting Modi in Andhra