Panneerselvan meets Modi amid protests against Jallikattu ban

New Delhi: Amid massive protests in support of Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and urged him to promulgate an ordinance enabling the conduct of the ancient bull-taming sport. The Centre would be supportive of steps taken by the State Government However, Modi asserted that the matter More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Jallikattu protests continue in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Massive protests continued on Thursday in Tamil Nadu in support of Jallikattu, the ancient and popular bull-taming sport. The Supreme Court in May 2014 banned Jallikattu At the Marina beach here, protesters More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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President unveils Subhas Bose’s restored escape car

Kolkata: Seventy six years after it ferried Indian revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during his ‘Great Escape’ from India, the iconic German Sedan Wanderer car was unveiled after restoration by More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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J&K police rescues 80 people from avalanche-prone south Kashmir area

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday rescued 80 persons from an avalanche-prone area in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. During the rescue operation more than 80 persons including 33 children were More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Don not litter, IAF appeals to citizens

New Delhi: Ahead of the Republic Day Parade fly-past, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday appealed to citizens of Delhi not to throw eatables, garbage, or animal carcasses in the open which may attract birds More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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67 killed in Mali car bomb attack on a military barracks

Bamako (Mali): At least 67 people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a military barracks in the north of Mali on Wednesday, medical sources told EFE. No group has yet claimed the attack, one of the most More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari joins BJP

New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari, 91, and his son Rohit Shekhar on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The two joined the BJP at the residence of BJP president Amit Shah here According More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Fresh snowfall in Kashmir affects life, flights disrupted

Srinagar: After nightlong intermittent snowfall, the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday remained cut off from the rest of the country as road, rail and air traffic got disrupted. Transport service between Srinagar and More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Two IPS officers retired prematurely

New Delhi: Two senior IPS officers have been retired prematurely after extensive review of their service performance, an official said on Tuesday. A service review is conducted twice on an all India services officer “Raj More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Sikh boy in Australia denied enrolment in school for wearing turban

Melbourne: A five-year-old Sikh boy was denied entry by a school here for wearing a turban as it said that the religious head gear was not in conformity with the school’s uniform policy. We acknowledge the More...