Eleven Tamil Nadu fishermen who drifted into Sri Lankan waters after their boat developed a snag mid sea today were let off by the island nation’s Navy, a state fisheries department official said.
Prominent Imphal-based newspapers, including the daily that was burned down by alleged members of BJP’s youth wing, left their editorial columns blank today in protest.
The ruling BJP today released its third list of 28 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly polls, fielding former minister Saurabh Patel from Botad and former state party chief R C Faldu from Jamnagar-South seat.
Former minister Saurabh Patel and ex-chief of BJP’s Gujarat unit R C Faldu figure in the third list of 28 candidates the party released today for the assembly polls.
Greece’s government today announced relief measures for areas hit by flooding as the death toll rose to 20 with two more people missing. “All households (confirmed to) have sustained damage will receive an emergency benefit of 5,000 euros (USD 6,000),” government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said in a statement.
Kenya’s Supreme Court today dismissed two petitions to overturn the country’s October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman says China is being offered a chance to operate a third telecommunications carrier in the Philippines.
The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir along with Leh and Kargil towns in Ladakh region recorded the season’s coldest night owing to snowfall in several areas in the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir earlier this week.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today lifted its ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and allowed trucks to enter the national capital, while asking authorities to strictly monitor their movement.
The Railways modified its order of removing 12 trackmen over derailment of the Utkal Express at Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh on August 19.