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Fire Breaks Out at Clothes Showrrom in Uttam Nagar
Fire broke out at a clothes showroom in Delhi’s Uttam Nagar. 25 fire tenders pressed into action.
BJP Workers Clash in Ajmer
Two groups of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed during a rally in Masuda, Ajmer, reported ANI.
Aviation Ministry to Look Into Issues Related to Jet Airways
Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu directs his ministry's secretary to review issues related to Jet operation, reported PTI.
Man Beaten to Death Over Suspicion of Theft in Delhi
A man was beaten to death in Delhi’s Narela on suspicion of being a thief, on Thursday, 11 April. The police have arrested one person and detained one other person. A case has been registered, and the body sent for postmortem.
Pakistan Violates Ceasefire Along LoC, Indian Army Retaliates
Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sawjian sector of Poonch district at about 8:30 am today by resorting to shelling with mortars and firing of small arms along LoC.
The Indian Army is retaliating, reported ANI.
Uttarakhand: Case Against 4 BJP Leaders for Taking Selfies Inside Polling Booth
Case registered against 11 people including 4 BJP leaders in Uttarakhand, for taking selfies inside polling booth yesterday, reported ANI.
Sikh Devotees Leave for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pak
839 Sikh devotees from Amritsar leave for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan for Baisakhi celebrations, reported ANI.
Seven Killed, Several Injured in Quetta Blast in Pakistan
At least seven people killed and several injured in a blast at Quetta's Hazarganji Sabzi Mandi in Pakistan, reported ANI, quoting Pakistan media reports.
SC to Hear PM Modi Biopic Case Again on 15 April
The Supreme Court will hear the plea by producers of PM Narendra Modi’s biopic, against the stalling of the film, on Monday, 15 April.
Man Slits His Hand in SC Premises
A man slits his hand in Supreme Court premises, reported ANI.
The cause is not known yet. More details awaited.
SC to Hear Contempt Plea Against Rahul on 15 April
The Supreme Court will hear on 15 April, a contempt petition filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi against Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
Dalai Lama Discharged from Delhi Hospital
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi with a chest infection four days ago, was Friday discharged, hospital sources said.
The 83-year-old, a globally revered figure and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, had come down here from Dharamshala for a check-up at the Max Hospital in Saket on Tuesday.
"He was brought to Max Hospital on Tuesday with a case of chest infection. The Dalai Lama was later admitted and was under treatment for a couple of days. He is in a stable condition, and was today discharged," a source said.
Australia Opposed to Death Penalty for Assange
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said it remains "completely opposed" to the death penalty amid fears that Australian native Julian Assange could be exposed to such punishment if he is extradited to the United States.
Australian consular officials plan to visit the WikiLeaks founder in a London jail on Friday a day after he was arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy where he'd been holed up nearly seven years.
SC Dismisses Plea by Vedanta Group for Reopening of Sterlite Plant in TN
Supreme Court dismissed the plea filed by Vedanta Group for reopening its copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi for maintenance. The apex court termed the plea frivolous, reported ANI.
I-T Raids at Zero Gravity Photo Studio in Coimbatore
Income Tax raids underway at Zero Gravity Photography Studio in Coimbatore, reported ANI.
Won't Let People of TN Be Ruled from Nagpur: Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi, addressing a rally in Krishnagiri said that he will not let the people of Tamil nadu be ruled from Nagpur, in a veiled reference to RSS.
“We will never ever let the people of Tamil Nadu be ruled by Nagpur. Tamil Nadu is going to be ruled from Tamil Nadu and MK Stalin is going to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,” said Rahul Gandi.
Re-elections in Dwaraka Assembly Seat in Gujarat
Re-elections will be held in Dwarka assembly after Gujarat High Court today cancelled the assembly membership of BJP MLA Pabubha Manek. reported ANI.
Japan Court Says Carlos Ghosn Detention Extended until 22 April
A Japanese court on Friday ruled that Carlos Ghosn will remain in detention until April 22, as prosecutors grill the former Nissan boss over allegations of financial misconduct.
The 65-year-old will be held in custody at a detention centre in Tokyo until then, whereupon authorities will either have to press formal charges, release him or re-arrest him if they feel he has other accusations to answer.
Seven Dead in An Accident in Andhra Pradesh
Seven people have died and none seriously injured in collision between a minibus and a lorry on NH 42 near Tanakallu in Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh, reported ANI.
The injured have been admitted to a government hospital.
Haryana Police Baton Charge On Protesting Students
Police baton charge on students while they were protesting over the death of a student in a road accident in Haryana’s Karnal, reported ANI.
PM Modi Awarded Russia's Highest State Honour
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was decorated with Order of St Andrew the Apostle – the highest state decoration of Russia, for exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries.
CPI (Maoist) Claims Responsibility for Dantewada Attack
The outlawed CPI (Maoist) has claimed the responsibility forattack in Dantewada district on 9 April, wherein a BJP MLA and four police personnel were killed.
The banned outfit also accused the Central government of looting the natural resources of Bastar to benefit corporate houses and selling it to them at throwaway prices.
India's Industrial Production Grows at 0.1 %
India industrial production rose 0.1 percent in February compared to 6.9 percent last year.
Retail Inflation Jumps to 2.86 %
India's retail inflation stood at 2.86 percent in March, higher than previous month's 2.57 percent, on account of increase in prices of food articles and fuel.
Tsunami Warning Lifted After Strong Quake Hits off Indonesia
A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Friday, 12 April, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes.
15 Cases of Gold Smuggling Detected at Chennai International Airport
Customs officers at Chennai International Airport have detected 15 cases of gold smuggling. They have apprehended 11 people and seized 3.15 kg gold on Friday, 12 April. On Thursday, 4 passengers were apprehended and 1.18 kg gold was seized.
Man Arrested for Supplying Illegal Arms in Madhya Pradesh
A 28-year-old man, carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly supplying illegal arms to criminals in the national capital and its neighbouring states, officials said Friday.
The accused was identified as Mohammad Israr, a resident of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh, the officials said.
Collegium Recommends Elevation of Justices Aniruddha Bose & AS Bopanna to SC
Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of Justices Aniruddha Bose and AS Bopanna to the top court.
2 Killed in an Accident in Karnataka's Shivamogga District
Two youths were killed in a motorcycle accident near Choradi village in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district on Friday, 12 April.
Sudan Army Removes Leader, Rejects Al-Bashir Extradition
The Sudanese military on Friday swiftly replaced the country's transitional leader linked to the Darfur genocide after street rallies against him and said that it wouldn't hand over ousted President Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.
Will Meet US Prez If He Comes With Right Attitude: Kim Jong Un
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said that the breakdown in talks has raised the risk of returning to tension, reported Reuters quoting state media.
He also said that he will meet the US President if he comes with the “right attitude” adding that he will wait “until the end of this year”.
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