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73 fall ill after taking prasadam in Tamil Nadu temple; lizard found in rice

Cuddalore: A lizard was allegedly found in the rice which was served to devotees as prasadam in Amman temple of V Sathamangalam village and at least 73 people took ill after consuming it. Six children and 14 women were also among the victims. The devotees took 'Sambar' rice offered at

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'Black Cat' commandos set to be deployed in Kashmir to help forces

New Delhi: Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir may soon get strong back-up to deal with encounters and hostage-like situation as the government is examining a proposal to deploy 'Black Cat' commandos in the state. According to an official, the Ministry of Home Affairs is examining a proposal to deploy

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Mizoram: Over 1,760 people died from AIDS since 1990

Mizoram: Over 1,760 people have died in Mizoram due to complications associated with AIDS and HIV since the first case was detected in October 1990. This was highlighted in a two-day Review Meeting of North East State for Basic Service Division and Linkage with Care Support Treatment Research which concluded in

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Lalu Prasad Yadav reluctant to leave AIIMS bed; wanna stay more

New Delhi: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad is not willing to leave All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) bed citing inadequate facilities in Ranchi hospital, where he has been referred back. Lalu, who is undergoing treatment for his chronic issues, wrote a letter to hospital authorities requesting

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Mehbooba Mufti cabinet reshuffle: Speaker, seven others sworn in as Jammu and Kashmir ministers

Jammu: In the latest reshuffle of Jammu and Kashmir cabinet, speaker Kavinder Gupta and seven others were on Monday sworn in as ministers in the state's PDP-BJP government led by Mehbooba Mufti. Gupta will succeed Nirmal Singh as deputy chief minister. The new BJP faces sworn in as ministers were the party's

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‘Big-big’ win for Aki & Bhumi at Dadasaheb Phalke Awards

Mumbai: Bollywood actors Bhumi Pednekar, Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar bagged the best actress and best actor awards respectively at the Dadasaheb Phalke awards, given by Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation held in Mumbai on April 29. While Akshay Kumar won best actor award for his role in Padman and for Toilet:

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Rahul Gandhi meets Lalu Prasad at Delhi's AIIMS

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday met RJD chief Lalu Prasad who is currently recovering at Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The RJD supremo has been serving a jail term since December 23, 2017. He is undergoing treatment for various ailments related to the heart and kidney and was

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Major, soldier injured in an encounter in J&K

Srinagar: An army Major and a soldier have been injured in an ongoing gunfight in the Drabgam village, Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The CRPF and army men laid siege around the Drabgam village in Pulwama early this morning after receiving information about the presence of some militants and while the security personnel

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23 killed, over 25 injured in Kabul twin blasts

Kabul: Twin explosions in Afghan capital on Monday claimed at least 23 lives and left 25 others injured. A police official told that a suicide bomber detonated the first bomb on his motorcycle at 8 a.m., in the Shash Darak area in Police District 9 which houses the office complexes

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