India on Thursday pledged $1 billion in assistance to quake-ravaged Nepal for its massive reconstruction programme. The announcement was made by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the Donors' Conference in Kathmandu.
Veteran journalist KuldipNayar recalled that he had spent three months behind bars during the Emergency. The emergency in 1975 had the people gripped in fear.
Bihar’s Ruling JD(U) MLA Anant Singh, was arrested yesterday in a case of kidnapping and extortion at Bihita in rural Patna, has been sent to 14-day judicial custody.