Yogi orders closure of slaughter houses, bans cow smuggling

Yogi orders closure of slaughter houses, bans cow smuggling

LUCKNOW: In keeping with the BJP’s mani­festo, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed police officials to prepare an action plan for closure of slaughter houses across the state. He also ordered a blanket ban on smuggling of cows and said zero toler­ance would be exercised in this regard. Official sources did not […]

Three shops selling meat set ablaze

Hathras (UP): Three shops selling meat and fish were set afire by unidentified persons here, triggering panic in the area, police said on Wednesday. The incident comes close on the heels of some slaughter houses being sealed in Uttar Pradesh after the BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath was sworn in. Police said the arson […]

Musharraf wanted ‘secret deal’ to form joint govt: Sharif

Musharraf wanted ‘secret deal’ to form joint govt: Sharif

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that former dictator Pervez Musharraf had offered him a “secret deal” to return to the country from exile in Saudi Arabia to form a joint government in 2008. At a meeting of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PLM-N) parliamentary committee yesterday, Sharif said, “Musharraf wanted a secret […]

Make sports essential part of life: Ganga to youth

Make sports essential part of life: Ganga to youth

SAMBA: Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga stressed upon the youth to make sports an essential part of the life adding that sports is a best medium to channelize energies of youth in a right perspective besides saving them from being caught in the web of social evils. The Minister was speaking during […]

Kohli is Donald Trump of world sport: Aussie media

Kohli is Donald Trump of world sport: Aussie media

New Delhi: Australian media Wednesday dubbed India captain Virat Kohli as Donald Trump of world sport and accused him of spreading fake news regarding their players. An article in the ‘Daily Telegraph’ not only criticised Kohli for his unsubstantiated claims but also expressed disappointment that neither the BCCI nor the ICC has taken any action […]

We are going through tough times: Pakistan’s new captain

Pakistan’s new ODI and T20 captain Sarfaraz Ahmad avoided speaking on the PSL spot-fixing scandal, which has rocked the cricket community, but admitted that the country’s cricket was going through tough times. Terming the coming series in the West Indies as a big challenge for Pakistan cricket, the wicketkeeper-batsman told the media on the eve […]

Kohli missed a trick in Ranchi,says Gavaskar

Kohli missed a trick in Ranchi,says Gavaskar

New Delhi: Legendary Sunil Gavaskar feels India missed a fifth bowler in the third and penultimate cricket Test against Australia which ended in a tame draw in Ranchi on Monday. Gavaskar was of the opinion that with Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in good nick, India can afford to bring in a fifth […]

AYODHYA DISPUTE: Muslim outfits sceptical about out-of-court settlement

AYODHYA DISPUTE: Muslim outfits sceptical about out-of-court settlement

NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: Muslim organisations, including Babri Masjid Action Committee were on Tuesday sceptical about the Supreme Court’s suggestion for talks to resolve the Ayodhya dispute, saying attempts at out-of-court settlement in the past have been unsuccessful. “We are ready with Chief Justice (of India) mediating… we trust him. We are also ready if he nominates […]

US bans large electronic devices on direct US-bound flights from 8 countries

US bans large electronic devices on direct US-bound flights from 8 countries

WASHINGTON: Passengers traveling to the US from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries, including from global hubs like Dubai, cannot carry large electronic devices like cameras and laptops as cabin baggage under a new Trump administration order on Tuesday, citing terrorism concerns. According to the tough security restrictions, passengers will have to check in any […]

India, Pak discuss water issues in closed room

India, Pak discuss water issues in closed room

Islamabad: Officials from India and Pakistan discussed problems relating to Indus Basin at the two-day Indus Water Commission meeting which began here on Monday after a gap of nearly two years. The 10-member Indian delegation led by Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena held a close door meeting with the Pakistani side which was headed […]