Believe it or not! This is an Indian highway

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has tweeted an aerial image of a highway in the Northeast which is sure to leave the person looking at it, spellbound.The Holongi-Itanagar Highway is a four-lane highway, work on which has already been completed.The nearly 20-kilometre-long connects Itanagar and Holongi and serves as an important link with Guwahati.   The work on the highway project was launched earlier this year.

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Pak Bride Kills 17 With Poison Milk To Escape Arranged Marriage

MULTAN: Arranged marriages are a standard practice in Pakistan, and there's no shortage of stories about the extreme steps some Pakistani women will take to escape them and marry the men they choose.But few go as far as Aasia Bibi is alleged to have gone. According to Pakistani authorities, the 21-year-old woman tried to slip poison into her new husband's milk and inadvertently killed 17 of his family members in the process.Bibi, who is charged with murder, appeared in court Tuesday in the northeastern...

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Man Hung Upside Down, Beaten To Death As Cops Watch In Video Gone Viral

A man is strung upside down to a tree, his hands and legs tied, and thrashed mercilessly in a video from Thane near Mumbai that has gone viral. One of the most disturbing sights in the video is that of two policemen watching and doing nothing to stop the assault. The 28-year-old man, said by locals to be mentally unstable, was beaten with rods and sharp weapons till he stopped writhing and screaming in pain. He died soon after.His attackers, Amit Patil, Sagar Patil and Balram Furad, were arrested...

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Right-Wing Cannot Deny Hindu Terror Groups, Says Kamal Haasan

Tamil mega-star Kamal Haasan, revving up for a political career, has said today that terrorism has infected right-wing groups, provoking a likely confrontation with the BJP. "In the past, Hindu, right-wing groups would not indulge in violence. They would hold a dialogue with opponents. But now they resort to violence," Mr Haasan said.In his regular column in a popular Tamil weekly news magazine, he writes, "The right wing cannot challenge talk of Hindu terrorists because terror has spread into their...

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These are the 5 violations which will get you deported

The Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Fahd Al-Shuwea has submitted a proposal to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah according to which any expatriate who commits five serious violations within five years will be deported from the country, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a senior security source.The daily added, when a person commits the fifth violation, the computer system will automatically prevent the person from...

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2 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting At Colorado Walmart: Police

At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday, police said.Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire.In a Twitter post about 90 minutes after the shooting, police said investigators had confirmed that two men were dead and a woman was taken to a local hospital, but no further details were given.The situation appeared...

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‘NTPC Boiler Started Shaking, Then There Was A Blast,’ Says Survivor

Twenty-two people have been killed and scores burnt in the boiler explosion that took place on Wednesday in a power generating unit commissioned just months ago at a state-run NTPC plant in Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.Many of the injured have suffered serious burn injuries from the explosion, which let off thick smoke and steam. "There was a loud blast and everything went dark," said a survivor in hospital.The plant in Unchahar is almost 30 years old but the boiler pipe burst took place in the 500 MW power...

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Amir reappoints PM to form Cabinet – Grilling planned

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday issued an Amiri Decree reappointing His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah as Prime Minister and instructed the latter to appoint members of the new Cabinet.The Amiri Decree states that having considered the Constitution and our decree issued on 10 Safar 1439, corresponding to Oct 30, 2017 on accepting the resignation of the Prime Minister and Ministers and after holding traditional consultations, we ordered...

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Temporary ban on recruitment of nurses from India

Kuwaiti Ministry of Health has intimated that there will be a temporary ban on recruitment of nurses from India. Recent efforts made by three Kuwaiti agencies for recruiting over 2,000 Indian nurses through Overseas Manpower Limited (OMCL), Chennai has been put on hold till such time the fears of unfair means of recruitment are being addressed by the Government of Kuwait. All Indian job aspirants are hereby advised not to fall prey to unscrupulous agents in Kuwait/India. In order to ensure fair and transparent...

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‘Complaints’ tied to barbecue ban in public gardens

Director-General of the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) Faisal Al-Hasawi explained that the decision to ban barbecuing in public gardens is in response to the complaints of residents in various housing areas, reports Al-Rai daily.In his interview with the daily, Al-Hasawi said the PAAAFR had earlier announced that it is allowed to barbecue in big gardens, pointing out there are 143 public gardens in different parts of the country and these are open to all citizens...

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