Sisodia slams Centre over Delhi Metro Phase IV funds

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday slammed the Central government for not allocating any funds for the Metro Phase IV project in the city. Sisodia said that the cost of phase IV project came down by Rs 10,000 crore after the Delhi government’s intervention.[Read More…]

Assam situation in control but challenging: Chief Secretary

Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) Following widespread protests in Assam centering the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, Chief Secretary Alok Kumar on Saturday said the situation in the state is “challenging” and appealed to the people to maintain restraint. The Chief Secretary and state’s Director General of Police (DGP) Kuladhar Saikia addressed[Read More…]

Wives of ex-Kashmiri militants want to return to Pakistan

Srinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistani wives of former Kashmiri militants who came here under the State government’s rehab policy on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that they be given travel documents to go back to Pakistan. Holding a protest here on Saturday, the group of Pakistani women said,[Read More…]

Top MP police officer appointed new CBI chief (Lead)

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Rishi Kumar Shukla, former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police, was on Saturday appointed the new CBI chief, 20 days after Alok Verma was removed unceremoniously from the post following his bitter feud with Special Director Rakesh Asthana. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet appointed[Read More…]

Carving work of proposed Ram temple’s ground floor complete

By Mohit Dubey Ayodhya, Feb 2 (IANS) The dozen-odd artisans working at the ‘Karyashala’ (workshop) in the temple town say they have completed the carving and structuring work for the ground floor of the proposed Ram temple. “The stone work for the ground floor of the temple has been completed,”[Read More…]

Dimuth Karunaratne out of danger, confirms SLC

Canberra, Feb 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne has been declared in “no danger” after being stretchered off in a neck brace while handling a nasty hit from Australia pacer Pat Cummins on Day 2 of the second Test between Australia and Sri Lanka here on Saturday. Thirty-year-old Karunaratne,[Read More…]

‘OK Jaanu’ failure hit me a little hard: Aditya Roy Kapur

Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapur says the failure of “OK Jaanu” hit him hard, adding that it was tough to be optimistic about his next project. While Aditya got successful with “Aashiqui 2”, the actor failed to elicit expected response with projects like “London Dreams”, “Action Replayy”,[Read More…]

Pucovski released from Test squad over mental health issues

Canberra, Feb 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has released rising batsman Will Pucovski from the ongoing Test squad against Sri Lanka after the 20-year-old asked to continue his rehabilitation over mental health issues at home. According to a report by the ICC website, Will was kept out of the XI[Read More…]

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