July, 2016


Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign ‘Hacked’

Washington: Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign along with other Democratic Party organisations has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack, law enforcement officials said on Friday night. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Justice Department has launched a probe against the latest hack that follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DNCC), CNN reported. “An analytics data programme maintained by the DNC, and used by our campaign and a number of other entities, was accessed as part ofRead More

President Obama Considers PM Modi A Good Friend: White House

Washington: US President Barack Obama considers Prime Minister Narendra Modi a good friend and the two countries have collaborated on a number of projects, the White House said on Friday. “We are in close contact with the government of India. President Obama considers Prime Minister Modi a good friend. We’ve collaborated on a number of projects,” White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz told reporters at his daily press conference. Schultz was responding to a question on Chinese aggressive behaviour on South China Sea. “Most recently, most notably the agreementRead More

Delhi High Court Upholds Summoning Of Vijay Mallya In Cheque-Bounce Cases

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday upheld the trial court order summoning liquor baron Vijay Mallya as an accused in several cheque-bouncing cases filed against him by Delhi airport operator DIAL, saying being in-charge of the company he was “equally liable to be prosecuted”. Justice PS Teji refused to quash the summons issued to Mallya and said “the trial court order cannot be termed as unsustainable or illegal or abuse to the process of law and no ground is made out to set aside the same.” “It isRead More

Supreme Court Directs Actor Rajpal Yadav To Undergo 6-day Jail Term

New Delhi: Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav will now have to serve out remainder six days of the jail term for not paying back the money to a businessman here as the Supreme Court today refused to take note of his plea that he cannot repay as his film bombed at the box office. Yadav’s response at the outset that he has no money to pay back irked the bench comprising Justices Kurian Joseph and RF Nariman which said, “no further arguments. You have got rid of murder…We were thinking ofRead More

Forest Deptt. to Cooperate in Forest Dwellers Health Safety

Bhopal. The Minister for Forests, Dr. Gauri Shanker Shejwar awarded forest personnels for their outstanding duty performance at a function organised at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve to mark the Internation Tiger Day. Addressing the gather he said that now forest department would cooperate with Health department to protect health of people living in core and buffer zones of tiger reserve. The function focussed on Tiger Conservation held by Eco development and tendu leaf committees in cooperation with the local people. MLA Sushri Meena Singh, Field Director Shri K. Raman and JointRead More

On the Directives of Home Minister Special campaign against illicit sale of liquor

Bhopal. Under the special campaign against the illicit sale of liquor carried out across the state action has been taken against 12,506 persons and 688 contractors in 11,575 cases of illicit sale of liquor registered till July 27. Besides One lakh 519 litres of liquor has been seized during the campaign carried out on the directives of Home Minister Shri Bhupendra Singh. The campaign started by the police on July 15 will continue upto July 31. During the campaign, maximum number of 1544 cases were registered in Rewa Zone whereRead More

64 Killed In Nepal As Heavy Rains Trigger Floods, Landslide

Kathmandu: At least 64 people have been killed and several others missing as floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Nepal displacing thousands of people. Scores of houses and bridges have been swept away in several parts of the country as incessant rains have swelled rivers, posing a threat of massive flooding and causing panic among the local population. The number of those killed in the flood and landslide across Nepal has climbed to 64 after recovery of 10 more bodies in Pyuthan district of westernRead More

Donald Trump Cannot Be Trusted With Nuclear Weapons: Hillary Clinton

Philadelphia: Hillary Clinton today portrayed her Republican rival Donald Trump as a volatile and short-tempered man who cannot be trusted with nuclear weapons as she scripted history by becoming the first women presidential nominee of a major political party in the US. Presenting here vision of inclusive growth for America that maintains its global leadership and military power, Clinton, 68, he warned voters the nation is facing a serious “moment of reckoning” from economic pain, violence and terror. “America is once again at a moment of reckoning. Powerful forces areRead More

Sonia Gandhi Expresses ‘Anguish’, Appeals For Clam In Valley

Srinagar: Congress president Sonia Gandhi today expressed “anguish” over the loss of 47 lives in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir and urged people to shun the path of confrontation and embrace peace. Violent clashes have rocked the Valley since July 8, when Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by security forces in an encounter. “While expressing anguish over the loss of lives and grievous injuries caused to people, Gandhi appealed the people to shun the path of confrontation and maintain calm,” a Jammu and KashmirRead More

Rajnath Singh to raise Pakistan-sponsored terror; no bilateral with Pakistan counterpart

New Delhi: Pakistan’s sustained support to cross-border terrorism will be raised by Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his two-day visit to Islamabad to attend the SAARC ministerial conference on August 4. During his stay in Pakistan, the minister will be representing India at the 7th meeting of SAARC ministers of Interior/Home but there is no bilateral meeting scheduled with his Pakistani counterpart, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. This will be the first visit by any senior Indian leader to Pakistan after the Pathankot attack on January 2, whichRead More