SC seeks plan to protect Taj Mahal from UP

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday sought from the Uttar Pradesh government a detailed vision document for protection and preservation of the wonder of the centuries-old monument to love, the Taj Mahal. A bench of Justice M.B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta asked the state government to file the comprehensive document within a […]

Khaleda Zia gets five-year jail term

Dhaka : A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced former Prime Minister and the country’s main opposition leader, Khaleda Zia to five years in prison on corruption charges.   Amid heightened security across Bangladesh, the special judge’s court convicted the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson of embezzling $252,000 in foreign donation for the Zia Orphanage Trust, […]

Four arrested for helping Pakistani terrorist escape from Kashmir hospital

Srinagar : Police on Thursday said it has arrested four Kashmiri militants who helped a Pakistani terrorist break free from a Srinagar hospital even as a special investigation team was formed to probe the “criminal conspiracy” behind the dramatic escape. Additional Director General of Police Munir Khan said the arrested militants told police that the […]