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Sopore traders, fruit growers protest against highway restrictions

Sopore : Traders, civil society members and fruit growers on Friday held a protest at Sopore fruit mandi to demand revocation of order restricting the movement of vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar national highway.     Sources told CNS that The protesters were holding placards and banners carrying messages like ‘we love yatris’, ‘lift the ban on highway’ and ‘save fruit industry ... Read More »

No-confidence motion against Sri Lankan govt defeated

A total of 119 members voted against the motion while 92 members voted in favour of no-confidence motion.  According to reports that the debate on the motion continued for two days and voting took place on Thursday evening. WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

Cricket WC : Smith defiance helps Australia to 223 all out against England

Australia were on the ropes at 14-3 in the seventh over when Smith forged an obdurate century partnership with Alex Carey, who batted for the major part of his 46 with a bandaged jaw after sustaining a nasty blow on his chin. Australia captain Aaron Finch’s decision to bat appeared to backfire with Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer blowing away ... Read More »

Donald Trump’s scathing remarks against Theresa May

In a series of tweets, Donald Trump wrote “London has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the weekend release of confidential telegrams in which its envoy to Washington, Kim Darroch, described the US leader as “inept” and his White House as “uniquely dysfunctional.” Visibly angered by May’s continuing support for her ambassador which Downing Street reiterated on Monday, ... Read More »

India questions Pakistan’s credibility in action against terrorism

India has questioned Pakistan’s credibility on action against terrorism. MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar addressed media today. He called Pakistan’s action against terrorism as cosmetic steps, streesing their sincerity will be judged by verifiable action.    On the matter of Kartarpur Corridor project, MEA stated that India had proposed a schedule for talks. Pakistan has agreed on July 14 as the date for dialoguwe. ... Read More »

Vijay Mallya allowed by UK court to appeal against extradition order

A two-member bench at the Royal Courts of Justice in London allowed Mallya to appeal on at least one of the five grounds against his extradition order which was signed off by the UK Home Secretary.  The bench said, by far the most substantial ground is that the senior District Judge was wrong to conclude that the government had established ... Read More »

ICC World Cup 2019: How India stack up against Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: With just a point away from joining Australia in the semi-finals, India take on Bangladesh in Birmingham on Tuesday. But the Bangla Tigers, who are still in the fray requiring wins in their two remaining matches, aren’t pushovers anymore — powered by the red-hot form of all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.WORLD CUP SCHEDULE| POINTS TABLEVirat Kohli & Co suffered ... Read More »

Vijay Mallya to appeal against extradition order in UK High Court

Vijay Mallya’s extradition case to return to the UK courts on Tuesday as he seeks permission to appeal against an order signed off by UK home secretary Sajid Javid for him to be extradited to India to face alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to Rs 9,000 crores. The 63-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines boss has already lost a UK ... Read More »

England pile up 337-7 against India in World Cup 2019

England reignited their World Cup campaign with a superb display to defeat India by 31 runs at Edgbaston. The hosts bounced back from successive losses to defeat the only unbeaten team left in the tournament and will definitely reach the semi-finals with a win against New Zealand on Wednesday. Although England’s bowling was disciplined, there was the fear that India ... Read More »

World Cup: India seek to maintain winning run against England

BIRMINGHAM: The India-England match was always going to be a massive game between two pre-tournament favourites. It remains a marquee contest but the dynamics have changed. A month is a long time in cricket and as the two heavyweights clash on Sunday, the two teams are standing at opposite ends of the spectrum. WORLD CUP SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE India ... Read More »

Petition filed in Court of Appeal against implementing death sentence in Sri Lanka

An individual in his petition stated that the President has announced that he has signed execution warrants for four death row prisoners and that the death penalty is a serious violation of human rights.  The court issued notice to the Commissioner General of Prisons following which the latter gave an undertaking that the death penalty will not be carried out within the ... Read More »

RBI launches CMS for filing online complaints against banks, NBFCs

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das launched the Complaint Management System (CMS), a software application on Monday.  Speaking at the launch, the RBI Governor said that it aims to facilitate RBI’s grievance redressal process.  RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said application also improves transparency by keeping the complainants informed through auto-generated acknowledgements and enabling them to track the status of their complaints and ... Read More »

Trump eyes more sanctions against Iran

Speaking to reporters before leaving for Camp David on Saturday, Trump said additional sanctions would be moving forward against Iran, with some being implemented “slowly” and some “more rapidly.” Asked if military action is still on the table, he said that “it’s always on the table until we get this solved.” Trump on Friday had confirmed that he authorized the ... Read More »

Shami’s hat-trick seals thrilling win for India against Afghanistan

India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first against Afghanistan on a sluggish Southampton track. Afghanistan started with Mujeeb Ur Rahman and the move worked brilliantly. Rohit Sharma pushed and nudged for nine deliveries before losing his off stump. Kohli and KL Rahul got the innings going with a 57-run stand but the latter continued to ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: Shami & Co get India out of jail against Afghanistan

SOUTHAMPTON: There was no stroll at the Bowl. The Men in Blue survived the scare of their lives, squeezing out a 11-run win over minnows Afghanistan in their World Cup league game here on Saturday. A match full of drama and thrill ended on a climactic high with Mohammed Shami finishing off the Afghan innings with a hat-trick in the ... Read More »

ED files counter affidavit against Mehul Choksi

ED said that in his affidavit that Choksi should mention the exact date of his intended return as he has never cooperated in investigation. Earlier, the ED had said in the court that the medical reasons & conditions given by Choksi appear to be facades being erected merely to mislead the court in an obvious attempt to delay the lawful ... Read More »

India won’t lower guard against mauled Rashid: Vijay Shankar

Rashid returned 9-0-110-0, the worst bowling figures in World Cup history, against England after home captain Eoin Morgan clobbered him for seven sixes at Old Trafford. “Every day is different, and every wicket is different. You cannot take things for granted,” all-rounder Shankar told reporters at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday. “Tomorrow might be a completely different scenario where we’ll ... Read More »

Mexico to meet 19 countries to boost plan against illegal migration towards US

Tens of thousands of mostly Central American migrants have been crossing Mexico to reach its northern border with the United States, with an angered U.S. President Donald Trump threatening to impose tariffs on Mexico. “We already have 19 countries we will meet in the next couple of weeks so that this plan and its actions will grow,” Ebrard said during ... Read More »

World Cup: Root stars as England coast to win against West Indies

SOUTHAMPTON: Joe Root scored his second century of the World Cup as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare. SCORECARD | FULL SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE The host nation won the toss and made the most of favourable bowling conditions on a day when the rain finally relented, bowling the ... Read More »

World Cup 2019: India to play against New Zealand today

There is a forecast of light showers throughout the day. Nottingham has been witnessing incessant rain for the last three-four days. All India Radio will broadcast live commentary on the match. It can be heard on Rajdhani and FM Rainbow Network and DTH (Hindi) from 2:30 pm onwards. Both India and New Zealand have maintained the winning streak in the ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty end higher; Rupee recovers 21 paise against USD

The Indian unit opened strong at 69.49 and rose to the day’s high of 69.34 at the interbank forex market. During the day, the local unit touched an intra-day low of 69.65 against the US dollar. The domestic currency finally settled at 69.44, higher by 21 paise from the previous close. The rupee Monday had settled at 69.65 to the ... Read More »

ICC World Cup: India secure 36-run victory against Australia

LONDON: Shikhar Dhawan‘s classy hundred and a quality bowling effort powered India to a 36-run victory over Australia, denying two fallen heroes a fairytale script while sounding a warning bell for their opponents in the World Cup on Sunday. SCORECARD | FULL SCHEDULE | POINTS TABLE The legend of Dhawan in ICC tournaments continued to grow as his stylish 117 ... Read More »

Sri Lanka SC appoints bench to hear pleas against Ex- IGP, defence secretary

Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya decided that these petitions are of national importance and should be heard before a fuller bench. Earlier, country’s Attorney General had informed the court to consider the petition before a fuller bench. The petitions were filed by seven parties including the Sri Lanka Bar Association (BASL) accusing the IGP and the former Defense Secretary of infringing ... Read More »

Ton-up Rohit, Chahal star in easy India victory against South Africa

It was an uncharacteristic 23rd ODI hundred for the Indian vice-captain (122 no off 144 balls) in a successful chase of 228 in conditions that were not exactly conducive for free-flowing strokeplay. It might have taken India 47.3 overs to complete the chase but not for once were they in any sort of trouble. Jasprit Bumrah (10-1-35-2) bowled a scary ... Read More »

World Cup Live: Can Sri Lanka bounce back against Afghanistan?

LIVE BLOG | SCORECARD |SCHEDULE Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib won the toss and chose to bowl against Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Tuesday. After winning the toss, Naib said, “We want to bowl first. The conditions are good for the bowlers. It’s a good toss to win. We struggled in the middle, we put a good total, ... Read More »

South Africa aim to bounce back against Bangladesh at The Oval

LONDON: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has challenged his side to make amends for the painful start to their World Cup campaign as they aim to bounce back against Bangladesh on Sunday. The Proteas suffered a 104-run thrashing against hosts England in the tournament’s opening match on Thursday. ICC World Cup 2019: Full ScheduleSouth Africa restricted England to manageable ... Read More »

World Cup preview: England launch title bid against South Africa

LONDON: England will put four years of planning to the test when they face South Africa in the opening match of the 2019 World Cup at the Oval on Thursday. ICC World Cup 2019: Full Schedule So embarrassing was England’s first-round exit at the 2015 edition in Australia and New Zealand it prompted a major rethink of their attitude to ... Read More »

BJP wins 18 seats in Bengal against TMC’s 22

Kolkata, May 24 (Udaipur Kiran): Ending all speculations, tension and even apprehension of large scale violence, BJP in West Bengal has won as many as 18 Lok Sabha seats from the state by fully capitalising on unmatched popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to improve its earlier tally of only two seats, while at the same time causing a big slide ... Read More »

Massive drive launched against poppy cultivation

Jammu, May 23 (Udaipur Kiran): As a part of anti-drug campaign, Jammu and Kashmir Police has initiated a massive drive against poppy cultivation in the state. In coordination with other stakeholders, the police has destroyed the illicit crop on 390 kanals in different districts of the state. In Pulwama district only police teams of different police stations were deployed in their respective ... Read More »

Sri Lanka: Opposition party submits no confidence motion against govt.over Easter Sunday attacks

Janatha Vimukthi Peremuna (JVP) brought the motion against the entire government including President, Prime Minister and the Cabinet of Ministers for failing to take measures to prevent the attacks despite information regarding the attacks. JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said the Easter attacks did not happen all of a sudden and the Government was aware of these terrorists. He said ... Read More »

CCI dismisses complaint against Cipla, BCDA

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed a complaint against Cipla and the Bengal Chemist and Druggists Association (BCDA) over alleged non-supply of medicines. While dismissing the complaint, the fair-trade regulator said the complainant tried to give a commercial dispute between him and Cipla a colour of competition issue. The complainant had alleged that despite placement of repeated orders, ... Read More »

Candle March against killing of Nisha not allowed

Chapra/Gopalganj, May 19 (Udaipur Kiran): Local administration today did not allow to took out Candle March by youth and women at Baikunthpur in Gopalganj. Convenor of Tarun Vikas Manch Manish Rishi said that they wished to took out candle march against the killing of teacher Nisha and to demand stringent action against the culprits. They wished to pay respect to departed ... Read More »

Curfew imposed in NW province of Sri Lanka after violence against Muslims

Curfew was imposed last night in few areas of the province, around 80 km north of Colombo to maintain peace as mob belonging to majority Sinhalese community targeted mosques and shops belonging to Muslims. The curfew was removed this morning but was reimposed in the afternoon following attacks on few mosques and shops during the day. Police later announced curfew ... Read More »

SC hearing petition by home buyers against Amrapali group

Earlier on Wednesday, the apex court had warned the Amrapali Group that they can be thrown out from their 15 prime residential properties and the ownership rights may be transferred to Noida and Greater Noida Authorities. Observing that it would protect the rights of thousands of home buyers and push the Amrapali Group out of the projects, the court had ... Read More »

Maldives affirms strong defense cooperation with Sri Lanka against global terrorism

This was stated by Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shaheed when he met Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe last evening during his two-day visit to Colombo. The Maldivian Minister said the cooperation is needed at a time global terrorism is taking place disregarding borders or religious teachings. His comments assume significance as there were few arrests of Maldivian nationals after ... Read More »

Rahul Gandhi tenders unconditional apology to SC on his remarks against PM Modi

In a fresh three-page affidavit, Rahul Gandhi said he holds the Supreme Court in the “highest esteem and respect”, and sought closure of the criminal contempt proceedings filed against him by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi. Referring to the apex court Rahul Gandhi had made an objectionable comment on Prime Minister Modi regarding Rafale deal. The apex court on 15th April ... Read More »

BJP leader Vijay Goel sits on Dharna against AAP’s fake video

Based on the video Aam Aadmi Party has accused BJP candidate Hans Raj Hans of concealing information about his conversion to Islam. The party claimed that he was ineligible to contest the election from the North West Delhi which is reserved for the Scheduled Caste category. Speaking on behalf of the Valmiki Samaj, Goel said that BJP will lodge a ... Read More »

Qualifier 1: Mighty test for Chennai Super Kings against Mumbai Indians

CHENNAI: Just 48 hours after the end of a gruelling league stage, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians will come face to face in Qualifier 1 here on Tuesday to resume the latest chapter of an engrossing rivalry. IPL SCHEDULE A bit of fatigue may be inevitable at this point considering both teams played their final league games on Sunday ... Read More »

Woman alleges battery, assault against doctor inside labour room

Udaipur : In yet another shocking incident that took place last week, a woman was allegedly slapped, abused and ill treated by a male doctor who was attending her delivery in the labour room of Zanana Hospital at the RNT medical college here in Udaipur. The patient Sheetal wo Vishnu Salvi resident of Sunderwas area complained to the Collector about ... Read More »

Du Plessis misses ton as CSK post 170 for 5 against KXIP

Chandigarh : Faf du Plessis missed out on a well-deserved hundred by four runs as Kings XI Punjab bowled well at the death to restrict Chennai Super Kings to 170 for 5 in a final IPL group league encounter of the two teams here Sunday. Courtesy Du Plessis’ 96 off 55 balls and his 120-run stand with Suresh Raina (53 off ... Read More »

Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against Zakir Naik

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a charge-sheet against Zakir Naik in a money laundering case. The ED, the central agency mandated to probe financial crimes, told the court that it had linked assets worth Rs 193 crore as proceeds of crime. The agency has already attached Rs 50.46 crore assets.  This is the second charge sheet in the case by ... Read More »

Sri Lanka: Security forces continue operations against fundamentalist groups

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said that Sri Lanka will bring the perpetrators of the terrorist attacks to justice. In an exclusive interview to DD News, the Sri Lanka PM said that India has helped a lot in combating Jihadi terrorism. He further said that India had given information about the potential attack, but Sri Lanka did not react ... Read More »

ISI training case: NIA files supplementary chargesheet against Farooq Devdiwala

The supplementary chargesheet has been filed before NIA Special Court under sections 18, 18A, 18B and 20 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and section 120 (B) and 471 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). During investigation it has been revealed that the wanted accused Farooq Devdiwala was the main conspirator. He, alongwith ISI agent Qayam, hatched a conspiracy to conduct ... Read More »

IPL 12: CSK look to consolidate position at top against MI today

The MS Dhoni-led side roared back to form after two losses, with a six-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Tuesday night, riding on Shane Watson’s big hitting. On Friday, the hosts would be looking to continue the momentum. The visitors, currently in third spot with 12 points from 10 games, are coming off a defeat against Rajasthan Royals and will be ... Read More »