South Asia

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: New Indian Express

 2018-08-16 13:24 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A parliamentarian for 12 terms; 10 in Lok Sabha, twice in Rajya Sabha...

The only time Vajpayee lost a Lok Sabha election was against Madhavrao Scindia of Congress from Gwalior in 1984, when he lost by a margin of close to 2 lakh votes....

 2018-08-16 13:24 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee nursed BJP into a banyan tree in Indian politics: Amit Shah...

BJP chief Amit Shah today paid heartfelt tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he nursed the party to make it a banyan tree and left an indelible mark....

 2018-08-16 13:24 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

'My Hair, Your Hair': Bosnians weave wigs for kids with cancer...

The nearest available source has been neighbouring Croatia, where wigs cost up to 2,000 euros ($2,300) -- more than four times the average monthly salary in Bosnia....

 2018-08-16 13:22 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Lotus will bloom, Atal Bihari Vajpayee had said in 1980 Mumbai rally...

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee spoke of the 'lotus (BJP's poll symbol) blooming at a public rally here in 1980, Ram Naik, now Uttar Pradesh Governor, was president of the party's Mumbai unit....

 2018-08-16 13:20 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala rains: Navy rescues 200 people in Pathanamthitta; many stranded...
 2018-08-16 13:16 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Zimbabwe court to hear election challenge on August 22...

The main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is suing the ZANU-PF party and election commission over alleged fraud in the July 30 vote....

 2018-08-16 13:14 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Delhi CM and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal condoles Atal Bihari Vajpayee's demise, says a great loss for India...

Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia had visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, where Vajpayee was admitted since June 11, earlier today....

 2018-08-16 13:08 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee end of an era; it's a personal loss for me: PM Modi...

Modi said BJP patriarch lived for the nation and served it assiduously for decades while noting that it was Vajpayee's exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous India....

 2018-08-16 13:01 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

CBI takes over nine new cases in Bihar-based NGO Srijan scam...

Unidentified officers of Bank of Baroda, Indian Bank and the 'Samiti' have been listed as accused in the FIRs registered for alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery among others, they said....

 2018-08-16 12:40 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Vajpayee was a great statesman: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee...

Banerjee, who was the Railway minister in Vajpayee government, said she would always cherish many fond memories....

 2018-08-16 12:38 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Konkan Railway cancels 5 trains from flood-hit Kerala...

Konkan Railway on Thursday cancelled five trains today starting from Kerala, following the flash-floods in the southern state, a spokesperson said....

 2018-08-16 12:35 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Aadhaar centre employees in Gujarat quizzed by Delhi Police in data breach case...

During the visit, the Delhi Police personnel did not contact any senior official of the Surat collectorate and left after taking statements of the staff working at the Aadhaar centre....

 2018-08-16 12:29 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

From highways to overseas oilfield acquisition: Vajpayee a bellwether policy reformer...

Vajpayee, who died today at the age of 93 years, was decisive and pursued his reforms agenda with vigour without getting ruffled by criticism....

 2018-08-16 12:21 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Pragmatist, orator and statesman who went beyond BJP's nationalist political agenda...

Vajpayee was a towering nationalist who softened the often sharp edge of his party's politics with a gentle sophistry of words, earning him the sobriquet "ajaat shatru" or the man with no enemies....

 2018-08-16 12:17 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93...

Vajpayee was admitted to the premier hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, chest congestion and the urine output on the lower side....

 2018-08-16 12:07 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala rains: Periyar river rising alarmingly; 10 killed in landslides in Idukki in last 48 hours...

In the last 48 hours alone, at least 10 persons were killed and seven are missing in the landslides. As per the official records, the death toll due to rains since June has crossed 30 in the district....

 2018-08-16 12:01 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Five suspects in Gauri Lankesh murder case involved in Kalburgi killing: SIT...

The SIT has arrested 12 people including the alleged mastermind Amol Kale and sharpshooter Parashuram Waghmare....

 2018-08-16 11:55 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala floods: Periyar in spate; Aluva isolated...

Power supply to the entire Aluva region is interrupted and mobile phones of most of the stranded people are also switched off....

 2018-08-16 11:50 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Stalin wishes Atal Bihari Vajpayee speedy recovery...

DMK working president M K Stalin today wished ailing former Prime Minister and BJP leader A B Vajpayee a speedy recovery....

 2018-08-16 11:48 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Mullaperiyar 'safe', Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswamy rejects Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's demand to lower dam water level...

EPS charged that Kerala was not permitting TN officials to gauge rainfall in the catchment area and the officials were compelled to assess the inflow only based actual rate of rise in dam water level...

 2018-08-16 11:34 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala flood: More camps to be opened in Ernakulam...

With the incessant rain continuing and more water being released from dams, the low-lying areas of Ernakulam are facing the heavy threat of inundation. More people are now moving to relief camps....

 2018-08-16 11:25 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Two men claim responsibility for attack on JNU student leader Umar Khalid, says wanted to give Independence Day gift to country...

In the video, the two men, who identified themselves as Darwesh Shahpur and Naveen Dalal, claimed the attack was supposed to be an "Independence Day gift" to Indians....

 2018-08-16 11:21 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Flash floods: Two dead, hundreds of houses submerged in Valparai...

Rainwater coming from the hills has inundated low lying areas of Valparai. Hundreds of residents in the low lying areas have been evacuated and been shifted to the temporary camps....

 2018-08-16 11:20 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala flood: Mass exodus from Alappuzha's Kuttanad region...

Kuttanad had survived the massive flood in past 30 days but the spate on Wednesday beyond all expectations and they started to move to uplands....

 2018-08-16 11:19 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

BJP postpones its national executive in wake of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's poor health...

Vajpayee is battling for life and remains on advanced life support at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for the second day today....

 2018-08-16 11:15 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to be critical; AIIMS to issue next bulletin soon...

The former PM's condition worsened over the last 24 hours and he's on life support system, said a statement issued by AIIMS late on Wednesday....

 2018-08-16 11:15 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Tamil Nadu: Heavy rains lash Kanyakumari, 274 families rescued...

Officials said, 274 families have been rescued and eight shelter homes were opened in the district....

 2018-08-16 11:10 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala flood situation 'grave'; Supreme Court directs reducing water level at Mullaperiyar dam by three feet...

The SC bench said this was not the time to go into the past and efforts to be made to deal with the present crisis and posted the matter for further hearing at 2 PM tomorrow....

 2018-08-16 11:08 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to be critical: Health Minister Nadda...

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to remain critical but doctors at AIIMS are putting their best efforts to restore him to health, the Health Minister said....

 2018-08-16 11:05 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Mahmud Khan elected Khyber Pakhtunkhwa CM...

Khan defeated joint opposition's candidate Mian Nisar Gul Kakakhel by a margin of 44 votes in the election held through secret ballot in the provincial assembly....

 2018-08-16 11:00 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

People from all walks of life pray for Vajpayee...

Shortly after the news spread that the veteran leader's health has deteriorated, people began flocking to temples to offer prayers and hold 'havans' for his longevity....

 2018-08-16 10:52 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

India should take American or Russian help for manned mission: Madhavan Nair...

The former ISRO chief also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for mentioning the mission during in his Independence Day speech....

 2018-08-16 10:41 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Rescue work goes on in Italy after deadly bridge collapse...

At least 39 people were killed in Tuesday's collapse, but the number still missing remains unknown....

 2018-08-16 10:36 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Uttar Pradesh: Case filed against Madarsa teachers for stopping children from reciting national anthem...

The video of Maulana Zubaid Ansari of madrasa Arbia Ahle Sunnat stopping the children from singing the national anthem during the I-Day function after unfurling of the national flag went viral....

 2018-08-16 10:29 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

NRC: SC asks Assam coordinator to submit district-wise percentage of excluded people...

On August 14, the Centre had told the apex court that distinct IDs will be created by collecting biometric details of 40 lakh people filing claims and objections with respect to the NRC....

 2018-08-16 10:29 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

UN Palestinian schools to open on time despite US freeze...

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said all 711 schools it runs for 526,000 pupils in the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria would open for the coming school year....

 2018-08-16 10:28 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Leaders across party lines pray for recovery of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee...

A number of leaders cutting across party lines today prayed for the recovery of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajayee, who has been admitted to AIIMS and is in a "critical" condition....

 2018-08-16 10:12 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad heading to China with mega-projects in focus...

Mahathir -- who will visit Hangzhou and Beijing, and hold talks with President Xi Jinping during his visit -- is seeking to cut Malaysia's national debt, which has ballooned to some USD 250 billion....

 2018-08-16 10:08 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Vietnam activist gets 20 years for 'inciting protests'...

The communist country is notorious for jailing its critics but the harsh sentence was the heaviest in years as a hardline administration in charge since 2016 intensifies its crackdown against activist...

 2018-08-16 10:02 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala rains: Stranded people appeal for help through social media...

Videos of people pleading for help with folded hands, are being posted and shared by hundreds of people on WhatsApp groups since last night in Kerala....

 2018-08-16 09:58 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik leaves for Delhi to enquire into Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health...

Patnaik had served as union minister for steel and mines in the Vajpayee government from March 1998 to March 2000 till he assumed the office of Odisha chief minister....

 2018-08-16 09:55 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala rains: Fishermen scared of losing fortunes due to adverse weather in peak season...

The fishermen community in Kerala are blaming their luck as most of them cannot venture into the sea during peak fishing season due to heavy rains....

 2018-08-16 09:55 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's family, friends pray for his speedy recovery...

Members of the Beriwal family where former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee used to put up during his visits to the city, are praying for his speedy recovery....

 2018-08-16 09:55 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Bangladesh detains dozens in student protest crackdown...

Dhaka and other cities were brought to a standstill for more than a week by tens of thousands of students demanding better safety measures after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus....

 2018-08-16 09:49 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

High Court notice to Centre, Tamil Nadu government over alleged lapses in Rahul Gandhi security...

The petitioner said the police had resorted to lathicharge on the public who came to pay tribute to the departed leader as a result of which three people died....

 2018-08-16 09:48 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to visit New Delhi to enquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health...

Fadnavis will fly to New Delhi from Nagpur, where he has gone to attend a public event, sources in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said....

 2018-08-16 09:45 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

V S Achuthanandan urges Centre to declare Kerala floods national calamity...

Administrative Reforms Commission chairman VS Achuthanandan urged all political parties to collectively put pressure on the Centre to take a call in this regard....

 2018-08-16 09:45 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan cancels programmes to visit ailing Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Delhi...

Vajpayee, 93, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on June 11 with a kidney tract infection, urinary tract infection, low urine output and chest congestion....

 2018-08-16 09:41 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

PM Modi at AIIMs to enquire about Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health...

Modi had visited the hospital yesterday evening also to enquire about Vajpayee's condition....

 2018-08-16 09:40 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea on Mullaperiyar dam, says Kerala flood situation grave...

The plea seeks a decision on disaster management steps in the background of the floods, confusion between Kerala and TN Chief Ministers as water in the Mullaperiyar Dam has crossed 142-ft threshold....

  • Need an account?  
    or