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Woman jumps into well, husband dies saving her

Woman jumps into well, husband dies saving her

JAIPUR: A verbal spat between a couple took an ugly turn on Sunday when the woman jumped into a well, followed by her husband at Hanota Ki Dhani near Shyampura village under Bassi police station area in the outskirts of Jaipur. The husband died while the rescue team managed to …

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Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by Tuesday

Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by Tuesday

JAIPUR: Here is good news for the people eying on monsoon. The Jaipur Met office on Sunday said that conditions are favourable for the onset of south west monsoon in the next 48 hours. Following good rainfall in southern Rajasthan which is considered as gate for the south west monsoon on Sunday, …

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Why Yamuna river may be visibly cleaner by January

Why Yamuna river may be visibly cleaner by January

NEW DELHI: Come January 2019 and the Yamuna might start looking cleaner. Delhi Jal Board has been given a “final” deadline of six months to finish the much delayed work of laying interceptor sewage lines along three of the biggest drains in the capital. “The project is being carried out in six packages along …

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Call on fate of RP 2021 to be taken in monsoon session

Call on fate of RP 2021 to be taken in monsoon session

PANAJI: Town and country planning (TCP) minister Vijai Sardesai, on Saturday said a decision on the fate of the Regional Plan (RP) 2021 would be taken at the monsoon session of the legislative assembly. The RP is a land use roadmap aimed at regulating development in the state. Sardesai told STOI that …

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Betalbatim gangrape: Cops await lab report

Betalbatim gangrape: Cops await lab report

COLVA: Investigation into the gangrape of a 20-year-old girl at Betalbatim is almost complete and the police are awaiting the forensic laboratory report from Hyderabad to file a chargesheet. Colva police inspector Filomeno Costa said that all the statements have been recorded and the chargesheet will be filed within a fortnight once …

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Crack in windshield forces flight to return

Crack in windshield forces flight to return

KOLKATA: A Bengaluru-bound IndiGo Airlines flight returned about an hour after takeoff on Sunday when the pilot detected a crack in the windshield. The flight with 178 passengers on board landed safely after a standby emergency was declared at the airport. Flight 6E 345 took off from Kolkata at 9.45am. Around 10.10am, the captain contacted the …

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Imams click on social media to fight fake news, spread harmony

Imams click on social media to fight fake news, spread harmony

KOLKATA: Several imams, or clerics, are embracing social media in the hope that it will help them address misinformation and strengthen communities in the virtual world, and also help them contextualise their discourse in changing times. Shafique Qasmi of Nakhoda Mosque joined Facebook last year with the objective of promoting peace and harmony. …

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Ahmedabad Metro eyes pre-LS poll run

AHMEDABAD: The much-awaited Metro rail project in Ahmedabad city is all set to be rolled out before the end of the current financial year 2018-19. The 6km stretch from Vastral to Apparel Park is likely to be ready by the end of this year. Metro rail officials said that the …

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Mufti: Never wavered on Agenda of Alliance

Mufti: Never wavered on Agenda of Alliance

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, taking exception to the allegations hurled at her party by Amit Shah, president of former ally BJP,  has termed these as “false”, asserting that her commitment to the common minimum programme never wavered. The PDP and the BJP were in a coalition government …

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