Date archive forJuly, 2017
By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Lt Gen Abhay Krishna new Eastern Command chief

New Delhi: Lt Gen Abhay Krishna, who has extensive service experience of the northeast, will take over as new chief of the Indian Army’s Eastern Command on Tuesday, succeeding Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi who has More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Three criminals involved in triple murder arrested

New Delhi: Three interstate criminals, involved in a triple murder and carrying a reward of Rs one lakh each on their heads, have been arrested here, police said on Monday. Police also recovered three pistols and More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Lightning strikes kill 33 in 2 days in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least 33 persons were killed in lightning strikes in the last two days in Odisha, said an official on Monday. The exact death toll would be known by Tuesday as the officials are compiling the reports While More...

By IANS On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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NIA to question Geelani’s younger son, re-issues summons to elder son

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday issued summons to Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s younger son Naseem Geelani for questioning in its ongoing probe in Jammu and More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Etihad flight’s tyre bursts while landing at Mumbai Airport

Mumbai: A disaster was averted as the tyre of an Etihad Airways aircraft burst upon landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here late on Monday, officials said. All passengers were safe. The More...

By IANS On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Government suffers embarrassment in Rajya Sabha over failed bill

New Delhi: The government on Monday suffered an embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when it could not ensure passage of a bill to confer constitutional status on the Backward Classes Commission with the opposition More...

By IANS On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Snapdeal snaps off sell deal talks with Flipkart

Bengaluru: Leading e-tailer Snapdeal on Monday said it was terminating strategic discussions to sell its stake, ostensibly to rival Flipkart, as it had decided to pursue an independent path. Snapdeal has seen its More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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No one has capacity to take on Modi in 2019: Nitish Kumar

Patna: Putting at rest the speculations about his national ambitions, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said no one can take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and hailed the More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Syria has no information about missing Indians: Envoy

New Delhi: Syria has no information about the 39 Indians believed to have been taken captive by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organisation, the country’s Ambassador Riad Kamel Abbas said on Monday. Abbas More...

By IANS On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Final decision on GM mustard likely in September, SC told

New Delhi: A decision on the commercial release of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard crop in the country will be taken by September, the Central government told the Supreme Court on Monday. Mustard is one of India’s More...