Man wades through thick ice after heavy snowfall hit Qazigund in south Kashmir. Photograph: PTI The cold conditions returned in Kashmir division as the night temperature in most places, including Leh, plunged further below the freezing point followed with clear skies and unusual sunny days. The night temperature fell by five degrees in Leh town of the frontier region of Ladakh to settle at minus 12.9 degrees Celsius, making it the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir, a meteorological ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
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Sydney: South Australia's cricket fans blasted the decision to move Monday’s One-day International (ODI) between Australia and India to Sydney after the game was stopped due to rain. Only 16 overs could be bowled when play had to be stopped.IndiaTV News, 6 days ago
Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presenting a reproduction of telegram sent by USA to the Indian Constituent Assembly in 1946, to the US President Barack Obama, in New Delhi . Photograph: PIB Trade and economic issues, including visa, totalisation pact and impediments hampering investments, are likely to figure at Monday’s US-India CEO Forum meeting, which will be jointly addressed by visiting US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Finance ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi created quite a buzz on Sunday when he greeted US President Barack Obama at the airport. PM Modi’s warm welcome was captured in photo and then put up on his official Facebook page. Within minutes of its upload, the image got a lot of love from other users and one of the likes was from none other than the founder of Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg. Around 11 am, the photograph had received 11.38 lakh and 29,497 comments. Obama is in Delhi for three ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
After a round of questioning of Shashi Tharoor, the Delhi police on Wednesday made it clear that it will probe if the IPL angle was related to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Delhi Police Chief B S Bassi said the former Union minister was ‘cooperative’ during four-hour-long questioning last night. He did not rule out his further questioning. Asked about the future course of action in the case, he said the Special Investigating Team will analyse what Tharoor had told them and ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago SIT to probe City church fire; traffic hit in protest Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Rupert Murdoch owned top-selling British tabloid The Sun has scrapped its infamous Page 3 which featured topless women, ending a 44-year-old tradition that has been criticised for being sexist, offensive and anachronistic. The decision was hailed by critics who have campaigned against the sexist and offensive images. According to insiders, the controversial feature would be removed from the print edition but would continue online. The Times, which is also owned by Murdoch, had reported that ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The United States and the United Kingdom have asked Pakistan to hand over Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, to India to improve bilateral ties or to them for his ‘independent trial’. During 54-year-old Lakhvi's bail case the Islamabad high court on Monday, the prosecution informed that the ‘two countries had demanded handing over of Lakhvi to India’. However, the prosecution lawyer did not name the countries in the court. However, an ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago 26/11 plotter soon a free man? Pak suspends Lakhvi's detention Rediff.com, 1 month ago
ZURICH: Cristiano Ronaldo is the favourite to win the Ballon d’Or for the second year in succession at Monday’s ceremony in Zurich ahead of Manuel Neuer and Lionel Messi. Messi has finished in the top two in each of the last seven years but ...Himalayan times, 3 weeks ago
Pakistan on Monday resumed heavy mortar shelling targeting scores of border out posts and civilian areas along the International Border in Samba and Kathua districts, killing a Border Security Force jawan. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy mortar shelling on BoPs and civilian areas along IB in Samba and Kathua sectors around 2 pm on Monday," a senior BSF officer told PTI, as the fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan triggered another round of heavy exchanges. One BSF jawan was martyred in the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Indonesian searchers on Monday said they may have found what could be the tail of the crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501, the section where the crucial black boxes are located, even as calmer waters led to the recovery of three more bodies of people on board the ill-fated plane. "We found what has a high probability of being the tail of the plane," Yayan Sofyan, the captain of an Indonesian patrol vessel, said. However, the Indonesian search and rescue agency is yet to confirm the discovery. Flight ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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