New Delhi: In view of the demand of some states for special status category on economic grounds, the Centre said on Sunday that it is committed in ‘letter and spirit’ to adhere to the statutory provisions in place at the time of the bifurcation of states. Briefing reporters here following the fourth meeting of the Governing …

Gros Islet (Saint Lucia): Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with “changing the condition of the ball”, by the International Cricket Council (ICC), during the second Test against West Indies here. The game’s global governing body announced the news on Sunday, saying more details would follow. “Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been …

Kabul: At least 18 people were killed and another 49 injured on Sunday in a suicide attack in the heart of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, a security source said. Confirming the attack, which took place on the last day of the ceasefire declared by the Taliban marking the end of the …

New Delhi: Denying the AAP government’s allegation that they are on strike, the Delhi IAS Association on Sunday said they are totally neutral towards all political parties but they need a ‘culture of trust’ to work. “Cameras and recording cannot ensure my security. No one has assured us of our security and safety. There has been …

New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for ‘creating drama to further his political ambitions’ with his sit-in protest at the Lt. Governor’s (LG) residence demanding a direction to the IAS officers to end their non-cooperation with his government. In a letter addressed to Kejriwal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Delhi unit …

Manali: Construction of Rohtang tunnel, one of the world’s most challenging motorable projects at 3,000 metres above sea level and which will provide an all-season connectivity to the landlocked Lahaul Valley from here in Himachal Pradesh, may be completed by 2020. The most ambitious and expensive undertaking of its kind, the excavation of the 8.8-km long …

Mumbai: Father’s Day on Sunday led Bollywood celebrity brigade to share emotional notes on their father and fatherhood too. From Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Madhuri Dixit to Vicky Kaushal and Kriti Sanon –– here’s what the celebrities had to say: Shah Rukh shared a photo of a card which read “You’re the best …