J&K: Drones to monitor minority community areas
The J&K administration has decided to deploy drones to monitor areas in the valley where members from minority communites live. This comes in the wake of the recent spate of targeted killings in the valley. On the eve of Union home minister Amit Shah’s visit to J&K on Saturday, police and the CRPF jointly put in place an aerial surveillance cover for the areas where minorities live in Srinagar.
First ever US intel report on climate puts India, Pak among 11 countries of high risk & concern
Amid disastrous weather events across India, including in Uttarakhand and Kerala recently, an unprecedented US intelligence assessment has identified India and Pakistan among 11 countries that are "highly vulnerable" in their ability to prepare for and respond to environmental and societal crises caused by climate change.
Aryan innocent, courts being misled: HC Bail plea
Alleging that NCB is “verily misleading the Courts”, the bail application of actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, filed before the Bombay high court for a hearing on October 26, lists several new grounds, pleading his innocence. It clearly reads he has “not committed any crime whatsoever”.
A chance encounter in genesis of a viral image
One of the most-used adages about the city, 'Muskuraiye Ki Aap Lucknow Mein Hain' (Smile, you are in Lucknow) came true for Samajwadi Party national president Akhilesh Yadav and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi when the two met onboard a flight to Lucknow on Friday evening.
Reliance Industries Q2 net profit jumps 43% to Rs 13,680 crore
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Friday posted a 43 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit for the second quarter (Q2) ending September 30. The company posted a net profit of Rs 13,680 crore in Q2 as against a profit of Rs 9,567 crore in the same period last year. In terms of quarter-on-quarter growth, RIL posted 11.46 per cent rise in net profit.
Opinion: Biden's problem is bigger than two unruly senators
Democratic Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin are dominating Capitol Hill. Given the 50-50 split in the Senate, Democrats can't afford to lose a single vote on the budget reconciliation bill -- and Sinema and Manchin are using that leverage to force huge concessions from the Biden administration.