Top 5 News happenings of the day!Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi walks free from Pak jailLeT operations commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, today walked free from a Pakistani jail after spending nearly six years in detention.Lakhvi was released from
LeT operations commander Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, today walked free from a Pakistani jail after spending nearly six years in detention.
Lakhvi was released from Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, a day after Lahore High Court (LHC) suspended his detention and ordered his immediate release.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that a digital India will create a participative and transparent government.
"Our digital India will create a participative, transparent and a responsive government connected to our citizens," Modi said while addressing a gathering at the Unesco headquarters here.
Congress today rejected reports that Jawaharlal Nehru's government had snooped on the family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and accused the Narendra Modi dispensation of launching a “sinister propaganda of selective leaks and half truths” to malign national icons.
AICC said that since the Intelligence Bureau reports directly to the Home Minister, the ruling party was “attempting to malign the great Home Ministers between 1948 to 68 including Sardar Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri”.
Various organisations representing people of Kashmiri Pandit community today held protests here against the separatists and political parties opposed to the idea of creation of a "composite township" in Kashmir Valley for the displaced people.
Members of the community living in various satellite townships here demanded townships in the Valley where they can live peacefully. "It has been 25 years that we were forced to leave Kashmir valley and now we want to go back to our homeland.
The spectre of corruption reared its ugly head yet again in the IPL with a Rajasthan Royals player reporting an approach for spot-fixing last month, clearly showing that attempts to fix matches are still being made in the controversy-ridden Twenty20 event.
Confirming that a cricketer was indeed approached, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said the player's action showed that the Board's efforts to educate players over perils of spot-fixing are paying off.