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No triple talaq without husband, wife's consent: Shia Board

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 10: The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) has suggested the adoption of a 'modern nikahnama' (marriage contract), seeking changes in the terms and conditions of marriage under the Islamic law.


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Andhra BJP delegation thanks PM Modi for special package

New Delhi,[India] Sept. 10: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation from Andhra Pradesh called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and thanked him for the announcement of a special package for the state.


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Meet the Kashmiri chef offering inspiration amid Valley's unemployment woes

Srinagar [India], Sept.10: Gone are the days when a career in the food industry used to be looked upon with apprehension, as this chef from the Kashmir Valley is inspiring youngsters to take up the profession of cookery at a time when the region is suffering from massive unemployment.


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Delhi gets first ever all-women PCR cruisers

New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: In a first of its kind initiative, the Delhi Police have launched a five all-women Police Control Room (PCR) cruisers to patrol through the city, in an attempt to keep a tab and contain crimes against women.


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Annual five-day Haj pilgrimage begins today

New Delhi, Sept. 10: The annual five-day Haj pilgrimage begins on Saturday. In the pilgrimage, millions of Muslims from across the world trek from holy city of Mecca to assemble in Mina in Saudi Arabia.


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Assam cyclists go on Kashmir yatra to convey message of peace, love

Siliguri [West Bengal], Sept. 10: Twenty cyclists from Assam's Kokrajhar district started 'Santy Satvabna Cycle Yatra' aimed at restoring peace in the violence-hit Kashmir Valley and to convey the message the of how the 2012 violence hit district in northeast India has restored peace and love.


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Meet Bhopal's 'nine-year old librarian' who educates kids in her slum

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Sept. 10: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world", a perfect example of this powerful quote by Nelson Mandela has been manifested by Muskaan Ahirwar, a class three student from a slum area of Bhopal is the best example of this.


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Three peddlers arrested with marijuana worth Rs 56.5 lakh in Tripura

Bishalgarh (Tripura) [India], Sept. 10: On specific inputs, a special operation was carried out by the Bishalgarh Police, which recovered huge quantity of marijuana hidden in a truck near Gokulnaga rail bridge area of bordering Sepahijala district of Tripura.


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Pace of action after Kapil's complaint already sign of 'ache din': BJP

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep. 10: The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday that the speed of response to comedian Kapil Sharma's tweet is already proof that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promised 'Ache Din' have already arrived in the country.


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Former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin released from jail after 11 years

Bhagalpur (Bihar), Sept. 10: Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin on Saturday walked out of jail after 11 years, as the Patna high court granted him bail in the Rajiv Roshan murder case.


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Karnataka CM's letter to PM: Any effort to block SC's verdict wrong,

New Delhi [India], Sept. 10: With Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to call a meeting of the chief ministers to the Cauvery water dispute, in spite of the Supreme Court directing Karnataka to release 15,000 cusec of water to Tamil Nadu, the Congress on Saturday said if anybody tries to block the SC's verdict either directly or indirectly or in the form of spirit, then it will be wrong


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Cauvery issue: Jai Karnataka stages 'Shava Yathra Protest' in Gulbarga

Gulbarga (Karnataka) [India], Sept. 10: Jai Karnataka organisation yesterday staged a protest in state's Gulbarga district against the Supreme Court's order to Karnataka to release water from the Cauvery river to neighboring Tamil Nadu.


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Rajnath commissions Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS 'Sarathi'

Goa [India]: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Sarathi', third ship in the series of six Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV), in presence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar here.


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BMC bribe row: I did not blame any political party, says Kapil Sharma

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: Comedian Kapil Sharma, who is facing the ire of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena and Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over his bribe allegations against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials, on Friday insisted that he just "voiced his concern on the corruption he faced" and did not "blame any political party."


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Shutdown over Kalasa-Banduri project peaceful: K'taka Police

Hubli, Karnataka [India], Sept. 9: Police Commissioner Pandurang Rane on Friday said the shutdown called by various political organisations and farmers across the Mumbai- Karnataka region has been peaceful so far with no untoward incident reported.


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Cauvery water dispute: Siddaramaiah requests PM to call state CMs meeting

Bengaluru [India], Sept. 9: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to call a meeting of the state Chief Ministers to resolve the ongoing protest in the state over the Cauvery water dispute.


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Centre approves subsidised helicopter services in J-K, Himachal

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: Subsidized helicopter services have been approved by the government in ten sectors of the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. The emergency and the common passenger services will be provided at subsidized rates along a priority basis, according to the Home Ministry.


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Chhattisgarh CM launches AIR RNU's Facebook Page

Chhattisgarh [India], Sept. 9: The AIR Regional News Unit (RNU)'s Facebook page "Chhattisgarh Newsonair" was officially released by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh. The function was held at the Newsroom of Raipur Radio station.


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SC refers Gujarat Govt's EWS quota plea to five judge Constitution bench

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the Gujarat Government's plea of quashing of its ordinance of providing 10 percent quota for the economically backwards among the unreserved category to a five judge Constitution bench of the apex court.


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BSF seizes 26 kilograms of heroin in Ajnala

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Sept.9: The Border Security Force (BSF) has confirmed the seizure 26 kilograms of heroin along the India-Pakistan border near the Shahpur border outpost in the Ajnala area of Amritsar district in Punjab.


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10 kilograms of IED found by security personnel in Chhattisgarh

Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India], Sept.9: Ten kilograms of Improvise Explosive Device (IED) was recovered from Sukma district on Friday during a joint security operation.


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Bribe row: BMC assures action, asks Kapil Sharma to reveal names

Mumbai [India], Sept. 9: Under fire post Kapil Sharma's claim that he had to pay a bribe of Rs. five lakh for getting approval for an office in spite of paying income tax regularly, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday asked the comedian to reveal the names of the erring officials while asserting that appropriate action would be taken against them.


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Restoring primacy of state imperative in Jammu and Kashmir: Smita Prakash

New Delhi[India], Sept. 9: September 13th is Eid-ul-Azha and the people of Kashmir valley need to be able to celebrate it like their compatriots in the rest of the state. But separatists have decided not to give a break in the strike.


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Sidhu acting like 'team B of RSS' in Punjab: AAP

New Delhi, [India], Sept 9: The Aam Aadmi party (AAP) on Friday slammed cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu for his remarks against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying that the latter is acting like the "team B of RSS".


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Deal with Sidhu failed as Kejriwal wants to become Punjab CM: BJP

New Delhi [India], Sept 9: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal did not strike a deal with Navjot Singh Sidhu as the AAP chief himself wanted to take over the coveted post in Punjab.


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BJP-PDP alliance should take responsibility for current Kashmir situation:

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: Asserting that it is a fact that the BJP-PDP alliance government won't be able to last long, the Congress Party on Friday urged the coalition government to take responsibility of the current situation in the state.


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Kashmir bearing brunt of proxy war from Pak, needs to tackle strategically: BJP

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 9: With Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig reportedly asking Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to resign for being unable to control the volatile situation in Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said the Valley is presently facing a proxy war from Pakistan, and the situation can only be tackled strategically.


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No stampede but bit confusion during recruitment drive in Malad: Indian Navy

New Delhi [India], Sept. 9: The Indian Navy on Friday denied reports suggesting that stampede took place during the recruitment drive outside INS Hamla in Malad and said that there was a bit of confusion as the candidates were unaware about the segregation process, which caused the confusion.


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Crack wide open in PDP as resentment against BJP-RSS grows : NPP

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept.9: A day after Peoples Democratic Party leader Muzaffar Baig reportedly stated that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti should resign as she "failed to control" the volatile situation, National Panthers Party leader Bhim Singh on Friday said his comments reflect division within the party as there is growing resentment among PDP members against the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh


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BMC bribe row: Fadnavis reaches out to Kapil Sharma, assures strict action

Mumbai [India], Sept. 9: After comedy show host Kapil Sharma lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi today over him having to a "bribe" of Rs 5 lakh to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to get his office made, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reached out to fuming comedian and assured him of the strictest action against the corrupt officials responsible.


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