Ranchi: Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday surrendered before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here to serve his sentence in a fodder scam case. Lalu Prasad surrendered before Justice SS Prasad, who ordered he be sent to the Birsa Munda Central Jail. Also Read: Rupee hits …

Mumbai: The Indian rupee plunged to a fresh record low of 70.81 to a US dollar during the morning trade session on Thursday. Around 10.00 a.m. the Indian rupee was pegged at 70.68 after it touched 70.81 to a US dollar, the lowest ever mark, against the greenback. It opened the day’s trade at the Interbank …

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested Pakistan’s Muzaffarabad-based Hizbul Mujahideen supreme commander Syed Salahuddin’s son, Syed Shakeel Ahmed, during a raid here, police said. The NIA carried out the raid in the Rambagh area of the city. “He is working as a laboratory technician in Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura. “In …

Kathmandu: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday to participate in the two-day Fourth Bimstec Summit. “The Prime Minister landed in Kathmandu a short while ago. He will be taking part in the Bimstec Summit being held in the city,” Modi’s office tweeted around 9 am. Ahead of his departure, Modi on Wednesday said …

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that negotiations with Canada to incorporate it into the revised North American Free Trade Agreement are going ‘very well’, and he revealed that he spoke this week with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I think they’re going really well. I think Canada very much wants to make the …

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday hit out at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for his demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe Rafale deal and accused him of lying over the issue. “Your lies to fool the nation are self-evident when Rafale price you quote vary in Delhi, Karnataka, …

Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, police said. The body of the second terrorist was recovered from the encounter site in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area where searches were continuing after the exchange of fire stopped. Earlier reports said the second …