बेरोजगार मंजीत ने 800 मीटर में 1982 के बाद दिलाया पहला स्वर्ण

बेरोजगार और अनजान एथलीट मंजीत सिंह ने आज ट्रैक पर धूम मचायी तथा एशियाई खेलों की पुरूष 800 मीटर दौड़ में प्रबल दावेदार हमवतन जिनसन जॉनसन को पीछे छोड़ते हुए स्वर्ण पदक जीता। भारत ने इस स्पर्धा में पहले दो स्थान हासिल किये। मंजीत को पदक का दावेदार नहीं माना जा रहा था लेकिन उन्होंने […]

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Landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar national highway

A fresh landslide struck Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Udhampur district today, forcing closure of the strategically important and only all weather road connecting Kashmir with rest of the country, officials said. The major landslide occurred at Kheri Passi morh around 3 am, blocking the highway and leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded, a traffic department official […]

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PM Modi condoles demise of US Senator McCain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of US Senator John McCain, who died of brain cancer, describing him as a “steadfast friend” of India. “Deeply saddened by the demise of Senator John McCain. People of India join me in sincerely condoling the loss of a steadfast friend. His statesmanship, courage, conviction and understanding […]

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Rainfall forecast for next 24 hours

Rainfall forecast for next 24 hours at: East : most places: Arunachal Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand, Bihar; many places: Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland-Manipur-Mizoram-Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha. North : most places: east Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand; many places: west Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh; a few places: Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir; isolated places: Haryana, […]

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265 dead in Kerala floods since Aug 8

The death toll in Kerala floods has touched 265 since August 8 while 36 people are still missing, the latest government figures show, even as the state prepares to mount a massive rehabilitation process for the displaced. The hilly district of Idukki, housing the largest arch dam in Asia from which waters were released for […]

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Fire at plastic factory in Delhi

A fire broke out at a three-storey factory producing plastic bags at Naresh Park area in outer Delhi’s Nangloi early today, but no casualties were reported, fire service officials said. A call about the blaze was received at 3:55 am and immediately 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, they said. The fire was […]

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