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Severe cold shuts Kashmir University for 10 days

Srinagar: Intense cold and extremely slippery road conditions prompted the Kashmir University on Tuesday to postpone the day's scheduled exams and suspend classes for the next 10 days, an official said. Following a day's relief, the intense…

Massive protest against Jallikattu arrests in TN

Chennai: Hundreds of people in Tamil Nadu took to the streets on Tuesday against the arrest of those who have demonstrated in favour of Jallikattu. On Monday, thousands of youths who started their protest in Alanganallur in Madurai district…

Akhilesh wins ‘cycle’ war, blow to Mulayam

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday recognized the faction led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav as the Samajwadi Party and allotted it the 'cycle' symbol, dealing a huge blow to Mulayam Singh Yadav. The decision, less…

RBI hikes ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000

New Delhi: The RBI on Monday hiked the daily ATM withdrawal limit from Rs 4,500 to Rs 10,000 and doubled the weekly Current Account withdrawal limit to Rs 1 lakh. The withdrawals from ATMs will be operative within the existing overall…

This is homecoming for me: Navjot Sidhu

New Delhi: A day after his formal induction into the party, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu termed his joining the Congress as his "homecoming" and launched a broadside against Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD). "I am…

3 militants killed in Kashmir

Srinagar: Three militants were killed on Monday during a gunfight with security forces in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said. The bodies were recovered from Awoora village. "An operation against the militants resumed on Monday…

40 kids injured in Mathura school bus accident

Lucknow: At least 40 school children were injured early on Monday when a bus carrying them turned turtle in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, a police officer said. The condition of 10 injured children was said to be "serious". According to…