Monthly Archives: MAY 2017

Kerala to challenge Central government ban on cattle sale for slaughter in court
27.05.17 - TEAM PT

The Left-ruled Kerala is exploring legal options to tide over the Centre’s new regulation on cattle trade even as several youth outfits organised beef festivals at many places on Saturday in protest.
Various bodies and political parties reacted sharply to the government's decision to ban the ...

Burhan Wani’s successor Sabzar Bhat gunned down by Army in Kashmir
27.05.17 - TEAM PT

Forces have shot down Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, in an encounter in Pulwama's Tral that has been going on since Friday.
Sabzar Ahmad Bhat is widely believed to have succeeded Burhan Wani, whose killing last year sparked months-long unrest and violence in ...

Six militants killed in J&K, as Army foils another infiltration bid along LoC
27.05.17 - TEAM PT

Six terrorists were killed by the Indian Army today as it foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control or LoC in Rampur sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. The operation was carried out after the alert soldiers noticed suspicious movement along the LoC ...

EVM Hackathon: Deadline to apply ends in hours, But no takers yet
26.05.17 - TEAM PT

The deadline for the political parties to register for participation in the Election Commission’s hack EVM challenge ends on Friday and interestingly, till Friday night, nobody had applied, sources close to Election Commission informed.
The Commission had on May 20 announced that it would conduct the ...

4 Sikhs beaten up in Rajasthan, Probe ordered after video goes viral
26.05.17 - TEAM PT

A mob drags four Sikh men out of a Bolero SUV and thrashes them mercilessly. Some villagers watch sullenly, others kick one of the four who has fallen and is lying face down. Next to him, the widely-shared video of the mob violence in Rajasthan's ...

Indian woman who was 'forced' to marry returns; calls Pakistan 'maut ka kuan'
26.05.17 - TEAM PT

Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint during her visit there, dubbed Pakistan a "maut ka kuan" (well of death) while narrating her ordeal on her return to the national capital.
She returned home via the Wagah ...

In war-like zone, let our Army officers decide, says Arun Jaitley
24.05.17 - TEAM PT

Reiterating its strong defence of Major Leetul Gogoi, the Army officer at the centre of a controversy over tying an alleged stone-pelter to a jeep to rescue trapped polling staff and local police in Budgam, the government said military officers should be allowed to take ...

Over 200 students hospitalised after gas leak near Delhi school
06.05.17 - TEAM PT

At least 200 girls were rushed to a hospital from their school on Saturday morning after a gas leak from a nearby container depot left some of them unconscious and others with nausea and irritation in eyes.

Around 100 students were admitted to the Majeedia Hospital ...

EVM tampering: EC to convene all-party meet on May 12; hackathon in last week of May
04.05.17 - TEAM PT

Amid debate over whether EVMs can be tampered with, the Election Commission has announced to convene an all-party meeting on May 12.

"A meeting has been called on May 12 of all the political parties over the alleged charges of EVM tampering in the recent polls," ...




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