Date archive forAugust, 2017
By Agencies On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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India defeat Sri Lanka in 4th ODI

Colombo: Disciplined bowling from Jasprit Bumrah, Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav helped India defeat Sri Lanka by 168 runs at R Premadasa Stadium here on Friday to go 4-0 up in their five-match One-Day International cricket More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns as Union Minister

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday resigned, ahead of a likely Cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. His resignation More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Two million gather in Saudi Arabia for Haj

Mecca (Saudi Arabia): Nearly two million Muslims from around the world have gathered here in an effort “to renew their sense of purpose in life, erase past sins and beg God for forgiveness and guidance” More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Dera chief’s aide surrenders, arrested

Panchkula (Haryana): Haryana Police on Thursday arrested an aide of rapist Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh after he surrendered here after being booked for sedition and inciting violence. The police More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Sony takes ‘short break’ from The Kapil Sharma Show

Mumbai: Only days after actor Ajay Devgn left the sets of “The Kapil Sharma Show” as Kapil Sharma had not arrived, Sony Entertainment Channel on Thursday announced a “short break” with the More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Sunil Arora to be new EC, Rajiv Mehrishi appointed CAG

New Delhi: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, Government on Thursday appointed IAS officer Sunil Arora as Election Commissioner and former Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Mehrishi, More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Two arrested for printing fake VVIP Passes

Ghaziabad: Police on Thursday detained two men on charges of printing fake VVIP passes for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Ghaziabad. The police took them into custody from near a cafe More...

Of the 21 people, 17 are from Kasargode district in the northern tip of Kerala
By IANS On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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IS module wanted to kill in India after failing to reach Syria: NIA

New Delhi: Members of a self-professed Islamic State module collected arms and ammunition to carry out terrorist activities in India and to target non-Muslims when they failed to go to Iraq and Syria, a NIA chargesheet More...

By IANS On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Two Maoists arrested with Rs 25 lakh in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Two Maoist guerrillas were arrested here with Rs 25 lakh cash on Thursday, police said. B Narayan is the younger brother of wanted Maoist Sudhakar The police formed a team after they were tipped off about More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Alert guards foil poaching attempt in Kaziranga

Guwahati: An attempt was made by poachers after a very long time to poach an rhino in the famous Kaziranga Natioanl Park on Wednesday night but the alert forest guards thwarted the same. There were at least five More...