Talks for Sukma District Collector release resume today
Negotiation between mediators of the Chhattisgarh Government and the Maoists to end the hostage crisis involving Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon will resume today. The Cabinet Sub-Committee on Internal Security will also meet in Raipur to discuss the latest development on the issue.
Lightning takes 26 lives in Andhra, Bengal
Lightning claimed 26 lives in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. In Andhra Pradesh, 17 people were killed in different districts after being struck by lightning on Sunday.
Prez calls upon investors to tap African markets
India has expressed its readiness to be a full and equal partner in the development of Seychelles through financial assistance and initiatives that support capacity building. Addressing the India-Seychelles Business Forum in the capital city of Victoria on Sunday, President Mrs.
India, Nepal to step up ties with joint security exercise
India and Nepal have agreed to step up cooperation between their security forces by undertaking joint training exercises. This was decided in the ninth Nepal-India Bilateral Consultative Group on security issues held in Pokhara in western Nepal.
Attack on Nigeria varsity campus kills 26
In Nigeria, at least 16 people have been killed in a gun and bomb attack at a university in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano. Red Cross officials said that six others were in a serious condition following the attack at Bayero University campus, where Christian worshippers were holding a service.
Sensex up 137 points in early trade
The BSE benchmark index Sensex today rose by nearly 137 points in early trade . The 30-share BSE index, which had gained 56.67 points in the past two sessions, rallied further by 136.79 points, or 0.79 per cent, to 17,324.13 with all sectoral indices, led by realty and IT, trading in the positive zone clocking gains of up to 1.43 per cent.
Badrinath shrine opens for public
With the opening of the porters of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, all the four shrines have been opened for devotees after the winter season. A large number of pilgrims are reaching to four shrines despite inclement weather.
IPL: CSK take on KKR today
In today’s Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Chennai Super Kings will take on Kolkata Knight Riders at MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai at 8 pm. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians survived a fiery pace bowling spell from Dale Steyn as they beat bottom-placed Deccan Chargers by five wickets in a low-scoring IPL Cricket match at Mumbai on Sunday night.