Plastic use from June 23 will attract fine of Rs 5,000

PUNE: People, including retailers, will be penalized for carrying banned plastic material from June 23 — Rs 5,000 on the first occasion and Rs 10,000 the second time. Third-time offenders will be prosecuted. Suresh…

One killed, 18 injured in Jammu and Kashmir clashes

Protesters throw stones during clashes with security forces in Srinagar on Saturday.   | Photo Credit: NISSAR AHMAD One civilian was killed and 18 others injured as clashes erupted in parts of Kashmir valley…

India ranks 137th on Global Peace Index 2018

Highlights India has moved up four places to the 137th rank among 163 countries on the 2018 Global Peace Index It is due to a reduction in the level of violent crime driven by…

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-5

Highlights This was the sixth trial of the state-of-the-art Agni-5. The missile covered its full distance during the trial which was a total success, defence sources said. Unlike other missiles of the series, Agni-5…