Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal's Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli will jointly inaugurate Motihari-Amlekhgunj cross border petroleum products pipeline through video conference today. This is the first transnational petroleum pipeline from India and first South Asian oil pipeline corridor. Amid infighting in the Madhya Pradesh Congress and jostling for the state unit chief's post, senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia is scheduled to meet party president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday in New Delhi.
The development comes at a time when there are indications in political circles here that Scindia (47) is eyeing the post of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president, a position currently held by Chief Minister Kamal Nath who wants his man for the top organisational job.
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Delhi: A truck owner from Rajasthan paid challan amount of Rs 1,41,700 at Rohini court on September 9 for overloading the truck on September 5.
Himachal Pradesh Governor-designate Bandaru Dattatreya received by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on his arrival in Shimla today. Dattatreya will take oath as Himachal Pradesh Governor tomorrow.
Masood Azhar's Health Deteriorating, Brother Takes Over Jaish-e-Mohammed Operations: Report
Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar is mostly confined to one place due to his deteriorating health. His brother Abdul Rauf Asghar has taken over the day to day operations of the terror outfit, according to a report. According to reports, Masood Azhar is suffering from renal failure and has been bed-ridden for months.
UNHRC Meet: India Ready With Rebuttal As Pakistan May Present Dossier On Kashmir
India and Pakistan are set to face off on the issue of Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Tuesday. As per sources, Pakistan will submit a 115-page dossier on Kashmir at the UNHRC. The Indian delegation is expected to make make its statement some hours later and will have the “right of reply”.
Meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia has been postponed. Jyotiraditya Scindia is the chairman of the screening committee for upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections and a meeting of Maharashtra Congress is scheduled to take place today.
Asadullah Sheikh, a suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist was arrested from Chennai.
PM Narendra Modi jointly inaugurates the first ever cross-border petroleum products pipeline in South Asia, the Motihari-Amlekhganj (Nepal) petroleum product pipeline, with Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli via video conferencing.
A statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was found vandalised in Saharanpur's Ghunna village. Members of Dalit community staged a protest against the incident. Police forces have been deployed in the area.
All possible efforts being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram: ISRO
ISRO: Vikram Lander has been located by the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2, but no communication with it yet. All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with lander.
4 workers died while cleaning a sewer in Bihar’s Madhuban Kanti village
4 workers died while cleaning a sewer in Madhuban Kanti village of Muzaffarpur, one person reportedly critical.
Shehla Rashid: Delhi Court Grants Interim Protection From Arrest In Sedition Case
Delhi's Patiala House Court has granted interim protection from arrest to political activist Shehla Rashid in connection with an FIR lodged against her under Sedition Law. An FIR was lodged on a complaint filed against her, by a Supreme Court lawyer, on allegations of defaming Indian Army through her tweets.
Tabrez Killing: Murder Charges Against 11 Dropped
Jharkhand Police have dropped the murder charges against 11 accused the lynching of a 22-year-old Muslim man Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand. Police concluded that Ansari died of “cardiac arrest” and it was “not a case of pre-meditated murder.” Earlier, Police had registered the murder charge in the FIR on a complaint by Ansari’s wife.
Mohammed Shami: Relief For Pacer As Court Stays Arrest Warrant
Indian pacer Mohammed Shami got relief in the domestic violence case filed by his estranged wife Hasin Jahan as a district court stayed an arrest warrant against him.
District and Sessions Judge Rai Chattopadhyay stayed the warrant issued against Shami by the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) on September 2. Shami had challenged the ACJM order in the District and Sessions Court. Shami's counsel Sheikh Salim Rahaman said that it was pleaded before Judge Chattopadhyay that after filing of chargesheet in a case, the magistrate has to issue summons against the accused.
India-Pakistan Tensions 'Less Heated' Now, Says Donald Trump
The relationship between India and Pakistan is “less heated” now than what was two weeks ago, United States President Donald Trump has said, reiterating his offer to help the two South-Asian neighbours only if both of them want. “India and Pakistan are having a conflict over Kashmir as you know. I think (it) is a little bit less heated right now than (what) was two weeks ago,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday.
Man allegedly murdered his 20-day-old daughter by drowning her in a bathtub in Delhi's Bindapur area.