Amaravati, Sep 13 ( PTI) After aggressively advocating interlinking of rivers for years, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today remarked that it was only a “temporary phenomenon”, but revival of rivers was the permanent solution. “I was instrumental for linking of rivers in the country and prevailed upon (then Prime Minister) Vajpayee. But […]

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Chandigarh, Sep 13 (PTI) Police have arrested the IT head of the controversial Dera Sacha Sauda, whose chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is undergoing 20 years imprisonment in two rape cases, for allegedly tampering with computers at the sect’s headquarters ahead of a search by the authorities “Police arrested Vineet Kumar, IT head of Dera Sacha […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 13 (PTI) The Centre today said no ransom amount was paid to abductors for the release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil and underlined that the Ministry of External Affairs “works quietly without noise, but ultimately gets the work done”. The Keralite priest was abducted by Islamic State terrorists during a deadly attack on a care […]

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Panaji, Sep 13 (PTI) Goa minister Vinod Palyekar has claimed that there is a threat to his life from the drug mafia in the state. The Water Resources Minister recently told a local news channel that he was being constantly stalked by someone. Taking cognisance of the threat perception, the state security committee (SSC) has sought […]

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New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) The Centre will soon grant citizenship to nearly one lakh Chakma and Hajong refugees, who came from the erstwhile East Pakistan five decades ago and are living in camps in the Northeast, officials said today. The Chakma-Hajong refugee issue was discussed threadbare today at a high level meeting convened by Union […]

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Hyderabad, Sep 12 (PTI) A Telugu TV channel technician was arrested today for allegedly posting private videos of a 23-year-old woman on porn websites, the Rachakonda Police said. P Sanjay (24), working as a sound technician on an outsourcing basis, got acquainted with the woman while watching the shooting of a television serial a few […]

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Hyderabad, Sep 12 (PTI) Decomposed body of a 17-year-old girl, who had been missing since last Saturday, was found at Ameenpur Hills in neighbouring Sangareddy district today, police said. The girl’s family members have alleged that she was killed by someone. The deceased, a class XII student of a private college here, went missing on […]

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Hyderabad, Sep 12 (PTI) Three persons were nabbed from Secunderabad on charge of illegal possession of demonetised currency with a face value of Rs 57.50 lakh, police said today. “A police team nabbed B Suresh, M Ramesh, and A Santosh Kumar and found that they were in illegal possession of the old currency notes in […]

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Hyderabad, Sep 12 (PTI) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana today unearthed assets worth over Rs 3.41 crore, allegedly belonging to a deputy executive engineer of the Panchayat Raj Department posted in Ranga Reddy district. The market value of these assets could be as much as Rs 10 crore, the ACB said. Acting on a […]

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