Rupee falls by 10 paise against USD

Mumbai, Feb. 18 -- The Rupee on Monday slipped by 10 paise at 71.30 against the US Dollar in early trade on brisk demand for US Dollars by bankers and importers, dealers at forex market said. Firm ... Read More

Sensex down by 247 pts

Mumbai, Feb. 18 -- The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday tumbled down by 247 points at 35,561.38 as selling was seen across the board. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE)... Read More

Rahul condoles killing of youth Cong workers in Kerala

New Delhi, Feb. 18 -- Condoling the killing of two youth Congress workers in Kerala, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said his party will not rest till the murderers are brought to justice. I... Read More

Despite snow-rain Kashmir highway through for one-way, Leh & Mughal roads shut

Srinagar, Feb. 18 -- Despite fresh snow and rain, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was on Monday through for one-way traffic while the historic Mughal and Srinagar-Leh roads remained closed owing t... Read More

Gayle retiring from one-day internationals after World Cup

New York, Feb. 18 -- West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will retire from one-day international cricket after the World Cup later this year. The 39-year-old Jamaican has played in 284 ODIs and needs just... Read More

Pulwama encounter: Army officer, 3 jawans among 5 killed

Srinagar, Feb. 18 -- Four Army personnel, including a major, were martyred and a civilian was killed in an encounter with militants which ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Ka... Read More

Tributes paid to Singaravelar on his birth anniversary

Puducherry, Feb. 18 -- Floral tributes were paid to freedom fighter Sindanai Sirppi Singaravelar on his 159th birth anniversary here on Monday. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy garlanded the statue of S... Read More

Contact Liaison officers across country, J&K Gov spokesman to Kashmiris

Srinagar, Feb. 18 -- A spokesman of the Jammu and Kashmir government has asked Kashmiris staying in different parts of the country to contact Liaison Officers (Los) at six regions across the India. Sp... Read More

Militants kill 6 Pakistani troops in southwest near Iran

Pakistan, Feb. 18 -- Pakistani police say militants in two attacks on security forces killed six paramilitary troops in the southwestern Baluchistan bordering Iran. Local police officer Hidayat Ullah... Read More

No Shaheed Minar at 1718 Cumilla primary schools

Cumilla, Feb. 18 -- Although 67 years have been passed after the Language Movement majority of the primary schools in the district have no Shaheed Minar, a monument to commemorate the martyrs of the L... Read More