India

2 Kerala officials arrested for embezzling relief materials


Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24: Two Kerala government officials were arrested on Friday in Wayanad district for the embezzlement of relief materials, police said.A senior police official told IANS that the arrests were made based on a complaint received from another senior government official. According to the complaint, the two accused, S. Thomas and M.P. Dinesh, were...

Amarnath Yatra resumes, 137 pilgrims leave for Kashmir Valley


Jammu, Aug 24: The Amarnath Yatra resumed on Friday after three days' suspension with 137 pilgrims leaving Jammu for the cave shrine in Kashmir Valley.The yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of seven vehicles. This includes yatris going to both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps, a police officer said. The yatra...

Ex-S.Korean President’s jail term increased


Seoul, Aug 24: A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to 25 years in prison, an increase of one year, in a massive corruption case that led to her removal from office.The Seoul High Court sentenced Park, 66, and ordered her to pay a 20 billion won ($17 million) fine,...

Cloudy Friday morning in Delhi


New Delhi, Aug 24: It was a cloudy morning in the national capital on Friday and the minimum temperature was recorded at 27.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.The sky will be generally cloudy with chances of moderate rains in the later part of the day, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official...

Heavy rain alert issued in Uttarakhand


Dehradun, Aug 23: A heavy to very heavy rain alert was issued on Thursday in Uttarakhand for the next three days by the regional Met Office.The state has been receiving wide spread rains, this time the warning is of a massive downpour in almost all the districts. Dehradun and districts of Uttarkashi and Udham Singh...

Cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi


New Delhi, Aug 23: It was a cloudy morning in the national capital on Thursday with some parts receiving light rains, the minimum temperature was recorded at 27.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.The sky will be generally cloudy with chances of few thunder showers in the later part of the day,...

Soldier injured in ceasefire violation on LoC


Srinagar, Aug 21: An Indian Army soldier was injured on Tuesday in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The violation took place in Kupwara district's Tangdhar sector. The soldier was injured due to sniper fire from the Pakistani. He has been shifted to...

Cloudy Monday morning in Delhi


New Delhi, Aug 20: It was a cloudy morning here on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.The sky will be generally cloudy with chances of light or moderate rains or thundershowers in the later part of the day, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official...

Partly cloudy Friday morning in Delhi


New Delhi, Aug 17: It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.The sky will remain partially clouded with chances of light rains or thundershowers. The next few days are expected to remain the same, an...