All coaches of the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains will soon have four CCTV cameras each to ensure passenger safety, a railways official said. Twenty-three pairs of Rajdhani, 26 pairs of Shatabdi and 18 pairs of Duronto trains would have the facility, he said yesterday.
More than two dozen polluting factories were razed in Loni town on the instructions of District Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari, officials said. A team comprising district administration and pollution department officials demolished the units yesterday with the help of police, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Loni) Durgesh Kumar said.
In a memorandum addressed to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, the Samajwadi Party (SP) today demanded a CBI probe into three alleged fake encounters by the police in the state.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to answer the country on questions posed to him on the Rafale deal, farmers and jobs instead of making allegations in Parliament.
US President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to plan a grand parade this year to show “appreciation” for the armed forces, the White House has said, an unusual move aimed at showcasing the might of the world’s most powerful military.
India today criticised the UN Security Council’s veto-wielding members for anonymously obstructing the designation of terrorists without giving any reason, a veiled attack on China for repeatedly blocking its bid to list Pakistan-based Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.
Pakistani police have arrested two teenagers, including a close relative, for their involvement in the alleged rape and murder of a four-year-old girl in the country’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, triggering massive protests. The minor Mardan girl was found dead in a sugarcane field in January.
US Vice President Mike Pence said today Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to “hijack” the upcoming Olympics.