SC gives time to CBI on plea by INX Media case witness

New Delhi , Jan 19

The Supreme Court on Friday gave the CBI time till January 22 to respond to the application of Mohanan Rajesh -- a witness in the INX Media case -- seeking permission to go abroad to meet his son.

Karni Sena warns Prasoon Joshi against entering Jaipur

Jaipur , Jan 19

Continuing with their protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat", the Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Friday warned that Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi will not be allowed to enter the city during the Jaipur Literature Festival and will be "thrashed" if he does so.

56% smart cities prone to floods: Report

New Delhi , Jan 19

As much as 56 per cent of smart cities are prone to floods which are responsible for 77 per cent of all disasters in India, a report said on Friday.

New CBI case against ex-Noida Chief Engineer

New Delhi , Jan 19

The CBI has registered a fresh corruption case against Noida's former Chief Engineer Yadav Singh for awarding contracts worth Rs 116.39 crore to five private companies by violating tender norms, an official said on Friday.

Ammonia leak near Goa airport causes alarm

Panaji , Jan 19

A tanker carrying ammonia gas leaked on NH-17 in the vicinity of Goa's Dabolim international airport, forcing authorities to evacuate dozens of families from Chicalim village in South Goa in the wee hours of Friday.