Daily Archives: May 10, 2017

Kapil Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours’ funding


Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra today began his hunger strike, demanding that Aam Aadmi Party leaders disclose the details of funding for their foreign tours. “I’m sitting on a satyagraha till I get clarification on details of international travel expenses of some senior AAP leaders. “It is not a dharna but a satyagraha. I would like to send a message ...

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Nifty breaches 9,400-mark, Sensex at new high


Market benchmark Nifty crossed the 9,400-level for the first time, while the Sensex surged to its lifetime high of 30,246.28 in late afternoon trade on Wednesday on widespread buying spurred by forecast of a normal monsoon this year. The 50-issue Nifty gained 89.90 points, or 0.96 per cent, to trade at 9,406.75, surpassing its previous intra-day high of 9,377.10 touched ...

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Justin Bieber arrives in India for ‘Purpose’ world tour concert


After months of assumptions, debates and discussions, Justin Bieber’s highly anticipated visit to India has finally taken shape. The Canadian pop sensation landed in Mumbai at midnight amid a throng of security and shutterbugs. Wearing shorts and a pink hoodie, Bieber landed at the Kalina airport in a chartered flight, amidst the loud cheer of his fans. He was escorted ...

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Young Kashmiri army officer shot dead while home on leave


Militants kidnapped a lieutenant in the army, who was on leave and was unarmed, from his uncle’s house in Shopian district on Tuesday night and later killed him, the Army said on Wednesday. Lt Umar Fayaz Parray, 23, of Sursuna-Yaripora village in Kulgam was kidnapped around 10 pm by militants, believed to be five in number, from the house of ...

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International court stays Kulbhushan Jadhav’s hanging


The International Court of Justice today stayed the hanging of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of “spying”. The order by the Hague-based International Court of Justice came a day after India approached it against the death sentence handed down to Jadhav by Pakistan’s Field General Court Martial last month. ...

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