Sense surges by 161.60 pts

Mumbai, April 25 -- The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) remained in green for another day today by 161.60 point to 29,817.44 in the opening trade as buying was witnessed across the board.

The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) to rose by 48.2 points at 9,266.15.

The sensex registered intra day high and low at 29,841.39 and 29,780.84 points respectively.

The Nifty recorded day intra day high and low at 9,279.80 and 9,250.3... Read More

ASI, 34 civic volunteers on CM duty injured in accident in Cooch Behar

Siliguri, April 25 -- An assistant sub-inspector of police among 35 Civic Volunteers were injured today when the police van in which they were travelling in towards the venue of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's meeting in Cooch Behar met with an accident at Dharmatala in Cooch Bhear district, police said.

Among the injured, 18 of them were wounded seriously and were taken to hospital.

ASI of Phansidewa police station Biplab Burman was in a c... Read More

5 killed in road accidents in UP

Lucknow, April 25 -- Five people, including a father and a son, were killed in separate road accidents in Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours.

A report from Moradabad said three youths, students of graduation, were crushed to death when their motorcycle was hit by a truck in Bhagatpur area this morning.

Police said the youths identified as Kamal (20), Nitin (18) and Manit (22) were going to their college for examination when the accident... Read More

Farhan Akhtar sheds his suave look, goes rustic for Lucknow Central. See first pic

India, April 25 -- The makers of Nikhil Advani's next production, Lucknow Central have shared a new picture from the movie and Farhan Akhtar dons a completely new look. Shedding his urban, cool image, Farhan is seen in a rustic attire, holding his meal even as Punjabi star Gippy Grewal stares him down.

Gippy is currently enjoying the success of his latest Punjabi film Manje Bistre which is touted as the biggest Punjabi film at the box office.

S... Read More

Zaheer Khan meets his special one, but Anil Kumble congratulates wrong Sagarika

India, April 25 -- Zaheer Khan's announcement about his engagement with actor Sagarika Ghatge set the social media abuzz on Monday. Joining the long-list of well-wishers were Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble but he made a goof-up.

It was a case of mistaken identity for Kumble as he tagged the wrong Sagarika while wishing his former teammate.

The former India leg-spinner instead of tagging the actor mistakenly tagged Sagarika Ghose, who is ... Read More

An insider speaks on Sukma Maoist attack: Why CRPF men are sitting ducks in Chhattisgarh

India, April 25 -- The CRPF's loss of 25 personnel in a Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh's south Sukma region on Monday is the second fatal reverse for the force in two months. The slain Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were part of a team providing security to workers building a road.

Road opening parties of CRPF - known popularly as ROPs - are crucial to getting roads built in the Maoist-affected areas of Bastar. Maoists executed the ... Read More

Malegaon 2008 blast case: Bombay high court grants bail to Pragya Thakur

India, April 25 -- The Bombay high court on Tuesday, allowed the appeal filed by 2008 Malegaon blasts accused Pragya Singh Thakur, thus, permitting her to be released on bail.

A bench of Justices Ranjit More and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi said that the court had found "no prima facie evidence against" Thakur and ordered that she be released on bail provided she deposits a cash surety of rupees five lakh.

The bench also directed Thakur to deposit ... Read More

Sukma attack an outcome of intelligence failure?

Raipur, April 25 -- At least 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred and six others were injured in a Maoist attack at Burkapal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh yesterday.

This was the second attack in just over one month in the same district. The last was on March 11 when 12 security personnel were killed.

Despite having sophisticated weapons and training, each attack by Maoists leave the forces helpless. Yesterday's at... Read More

Arijit Singh's party songs that will make you groove

New Delhi, April 25 -- Bollywood films these days are almost incomplete without a peppy number from king of Hindi music Arijit Singh. Arijit has really brought a revolution in the Hindi music era and never fails to touch the chord of audience with his smooth and romantic tracks. As the singer turns 30 today, here is a list of some unconventional songs from Arijit's music list.

Known for his melodious voice, Bollywood playback singer, Arijit real... Read More

Congress confident of retaining power in 2018 assembly polls

Shillong, April 25 -- The Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress (MPYC) said today that the party would retain power in Meghalaya in next year's Assembly polls under the leadership of Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

"The people of Meghalaya will have full faith in the Congress and that the party will come back to power in next year's Assembly polls under the leadership of chief minister Mukul Sangma," Youth Congress president Richard Marak said.

The Y... Read More