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He got call from police station before raid: Partner of UP history-sheeter Kanpur UP historysheeter Vikas Dubeys partner Daya Shankar Agnihotri who ha... DuckDuckGo restored in India after being 'blocked by ISPs' since July 1 Privacyfocused search engine DuckDuckGo has said its services are now being... America loves India: Trump on PM Modi's US Independence Day tweet NEW DELHI US President Donald Trump on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Nare... In UP, authorities demolish Vikas Dubey's home using same JCB he used against cops Kanpur Uttar Pradesh Police has launched a manhunt to nab gangster Vikas Du... China rebuffs study on G4 strain of swine flu virus, says it does not infect humans easily Beijing China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Saturda... Bangaluru authorities collect ₹67L in fines over face masks, social distancing Bengaluru Bengalurus civic body BBMP along with police and health officials... Madurai lockdown to stay till July 12, curbs to be eased in Chennai: TN CM ChennaiTamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announc... Lockdown in Bengaluru from 8pm tonight till 5am on Monday; Kolkata bans flights from 6 cities Bengaluru Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Commissioner Anil Kumar on Sat...

Kanpur UP historysheeter Vikas Dubeys partner Daya Shankar Agnihotri who has been arrested has revealed that Dubey received a call from police station that a team was arriving to arrest him After he received the call Dubey arranged 2530 people who fired at the police personnel killing 8 of them Agni

05-07-2020

Kanpur Uttar Pradesh Police has launched a manhunt to nab gangster Vikas Dubey after eight policemen were killed during a bid to arrest him in Kanpur Dehat on Thursday night A historysheeter accused in over 60 criminal cases including murder Dubey was hiding in Kanpurs Bikru village under the jurisd

04-07-2020

Bengaluru Bengalurus civic body BBMP along with police and health officials has collected ₹6704 lakh in fines from 31740 people for not wearing masks and 1800 people for not following social distancing amid coronavirus spread City authorities have booked 118 commercial establishments for not maintai

04-07-2020

ChennaiTamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announced that a complete shutdown will be reimposed in Madurai and area limits of adjoining rural civic bodies of Paravai Thiruparankundram panchayats till July 12 The decision has been taken in a bid to combat the spread of COVID

04-07-2020

Bengaluru Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Commissioner Anil Kumar on Saturday announced Complete lockdown will be imposed from 8pm tonight till 5am on Monday in BBMP limits as per Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappas instructions in view of COVID19 He added sale of essential items would be allowed during

04-07-2020

Ladakh PM Narendra Modi on Friday met soldiers who were injured in the faceoff with Chinese soldiers at Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15 Our country has never bowed down and will never bow down to any world power and I am able to say this because of brave soldiers like you PM Modi said to them dur

03-07-2020

While addressing the soldiers in Ladakh during his visit on Friday PM Narendra Modi said Those who are weak can never initiate peace bravery is a prerequisite for peace The bravery that you and your compatriots showed a message has gone to the world about Indias strength Nation rests peacefully beca

03-07-2020

Patna At least 26 people died in eight districts as lightning struck various parts of Bihar on Thursday according to the State Disaster Management Department Patna recorded six casualties Samastipur and Katihar recorded three each while East Champaran reported four deaths Bihar Chief Minister Nitish

02-07-2020

New Delhi In a major breakthrough in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack case in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed the National Investigation Agency NIA on Thursday said it has arrested one more accused who was in touch with JaisheMohammad JeM members in Pakistan An NIA spokesperson here said that it h

02-07-2020

All monuments in India will be reopened for the public from July 6 Culture Minister Prahlad Patel said on Thursday The minister said all coronavirusrelated protocols issued by the Union health ministry would be followed by the monument authorities As many as 3691 centrallyprotected monuments and arc

02-07-2020

NewDelhi A plasma bank to treat novel coronavirus started functioning in Delhi on Thursday with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that COVID19 patients can donate their plasma 14 days after recovery Addressing an online media briefing Kejriwal said the eligibility for being a plasma donor is “ve

02-07-2020

Banguluru Aligning its services with the state governments night curfew the BMTC has limited the trips in each zone with depot managers told to completely halt operations of buses between 8 pm and 6 am In a recent circular the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation BMTC has directed its offic

01-07-2020

Lucknow Six members of a family in UPs Miyaganj village were admitted to hospital after consuming a dish laced with ganja As per reports the family was given a packet of dried cannabis leaves by a fellow resident of the village who told them it was fenugreek methi The man was later detained and said

01-07-2020

NewDelhi India will not allow Chinese companies to participate in highway projects including those through joint ventures Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday Gadakri also said the government will ensure that Chinese investors are not entertained in various sectors like Micro Small and Me

01-07-2020

As many as 2199 coronavirus cases were reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 87360 Meanwhile the death toll in the national capital due to coronavirus surged to 2742 A total of 58348 coronavirus patients have recovered in Delhi while active cases stand at 26270

30-06-2020

NewDelhi KK Venugopal was on Monday reappointed as the Attorney General for India for one year His present threeyear term ends on Tuesday “The President is pleased to reappoint Shri K K Venugopal Senior Advocate as Attorney General for India for a period of one year wef July 1 2020” a notification

30-06-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation said that the government provided free food grains to more than 80 crore people over three months during the lockdown period The number of beneficiaries is more than 12 times the UKs total population 25 times the population of the US and

30-06-2020

Visakhapatnam At least two workers were killed and four were taken to a hospital after a gas leak in a factory in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam city news agency ANI reported on Tuesday The leakage of benzimidazole gas was reported from Sainor Life Sciences Pvt Ltd in Visakhapatnam according to the

30-06-2020

Guwahati Nearly 25 districts of Assam got affected by the flood due to heavy rain bringing huge damage to the people of the state The flood has claimed the lives of 24 people and over 13 lakh people have been affected due to the heavy rain said the Assam State Disaster Mgmt Authority As per the sta

30-06-2020

The Centre has released guidelines for Unlock 2 stating that schools colleges and coaching institutes will remain shut till July 31 The other activities prohibited during this period include international flights metro rail service cinema halls gymnasiums swimming pools bars and similar places Large

29-06-2020

Jashpur Three people including a woman were allegedly buried in cow dung by some villagers in a bid to ‘cure’ them after lightning struck them in the tribaldominated Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh a police official said on Monday  They were later shifted to a hospital where two of them were decla

29-06-2020

Delhi governments Guru Teg Bahadur GTB Hospital which was converted into a COVID19only facility last month is facing a shortage of senior resident doctors At present 95 posts of senior resident doctors are vacant The teachers association of University College of Medical Sciences UCMS wrote to the Vi

29-06-2020

NewDelhi The Ministry of Information Technology has banned 59 applications calling them prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India The apps include TikTok UC Browser ShareIt and Club Factory among several other Chinese applications This move will safeguard the interests of crores of Indian mo

29-06-2020

Mumbai The Maharashtra government on Monday extended the lockdown in the state till July 31 amid rising cases of coronavirus in the state Issuing guidelines for its Mission Begin Again the state government said people should restrict their nonessential activities like shopping and outdoor exercises

29-06-2020

NewDelhi The Railways’ air conditioned trains will now have operation theatrelike fresh air pumped into its coaches replacing the circulated air which raises the chances of spread of infections officials have said The experiment started with 15 pairs of air conditioned trains being run by the Railw

29-06-2020

Home Minister Amit Shah today said that Delhi wont reach 55 lakh coronavirus cases by July 31 and added that the national capital will be in a better position He added that Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodias remark that there will be 55 lakh coronavirus cases in Delhi by July 31 had created panic

28-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus recoveries in India exceeded active cases by over 1 lakh on Sunday with recoveries reaching 309712 and active cases reaching 203051 The coronavirus recovery rate in India has reached 5856 The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 528859 marking t

28-06-2020

Mumbai has reported symptoms similar to Kawasaki disease among young coronavirus patients doctors said A 14yearold was brought to a private hospital this week with rashes and high fever two symptoms of the disease and tested positive for COVID19 Dr Tanu Singhal a paediatrics and infectious disease e

28-06-2020

A baby girl was born without arms and legs to a 28yearold woman in Sakla village of Sironj Tehsil in Madhya Pradeshs Vidisha district As per reports the baby was born with an autosomal recessive congenital disorder called TetraAmelia characterised by absence of all four limbs According to Bhopal CMH

28-06-2020

New Delhi As swarms of locusts were spotted on Saturday near Gurgaon the Delhi government issued an advisory to contain and control the menace of desert locusts in Delhi It has also urged all district magistrates to remain on high alert and to coordinate with the district fire department personnel t

27-06-2020

Bangaluru The Karnataka government today announced that lockdown would be imposed in the state every Sunday with effect from July 5 No activities shall be permitted on that day except essential services and supplies it added Further the night curfew timings will be changed to 8 pm to 5 am from 9 pm

27-06-2020

NewDelhi The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA has said that scheduled international commercial passenger services to from India shall remain suspended till July 15 This restriction shall not apply to international allcargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA it added Howev

26-06-2020

NewDelhi The Railway Board on Thursday announced that the regular timetabled passenger services including Mail Express passenger and suburban services stand cancelled up to August 12 2020 All the tickets booked for the regular timetabled trains for journeys from July 1 to August 12 also stand cancel

25-06-2020

Lucknow At least 107 people died due to thunderstorms in Bihar and UP in the last 24 hours according to figures provided by the Chief Ministers Office Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announced a compensation of ₹4 lakh each for the families of the deceased Gopalganj reported 13 deaths while eight each died in

25-06-2020

Bangaluru Karnataka government has reserved an entire wing of Bengalurus Kumara Krupa Guest House as Covid Care Centre for ministers MPs MLAs MLCs and senior officials of government above secretary rank for clinical management An order was issued stating that 100 rooms will be reserved Management ha

25-06-2020

Kolkata The West Bengal government on Wednesday announced extension of lockdown till July 31 to contain the spread of COVID19 The development comes after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held an allparty meeting at Nabanna in Kolkata to discuss measures to tackle COVID19 situation in the state I ann

24-06-2020

An IAS officer allegedly took his own life by hanging himself in his house on Tuesday evening The deceased officer was BM Vijay Shankar He had been arrested by special investigation team SIT in the I Monetary Advice IMA case when he was deputy commissioner DC Urban Bengaluru He had spent few days in

24-06-2020

New Delhi Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajputs body was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14 2020 His shocking death left his family friends and film fraternity mourning Social media has been abuzz with various theories surrounding his death with fans demanding CBI enquiry to rule out a

24-06-2020

The government has decided that pilgrims from India wont be sent to Saudi Arabia for Hajj this year Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Application money of over 23 lakh pilgrims will be returned without cancellation deductions through a direct transfer Naqvi added Saudi Arabia has restricted th

23-06-2020

Odisha DGP Abhay said complete shutdown will be in place in Puri district from 9 pm on Monday till 2 pm on Wednesday for the smooth conduct of the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra Odishas Special Relief Commissioner said in an order that no passenger trains and public or private buses barring a few excep

23-06-2020

As many as 3721 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the state to 135796 Further 113 new coronavirus deaths were reported taking the total death toll to 6283 A total of 67706 patients have recovered from the virus so far As many

23-06-2020

NewDelhi Days after the Supreme Court of India had stayed Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra due to the COVID19 pandemic upon Centre and state of Odishas pleas among many the top court on Monday 22 June reversed its previous order and allowed it to be held in Puri without public participation The apex court

22-06-2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs MHA on Sunday asked the Delhi government to delineate all containment zones afresh and enumerate all households even outside containment zones The MHA also instructed the Delhi government to send a detailed report on every COVID19 death in the city The MHA passed the ins

22-06-2020

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga on Monday tweeted that two earthquakes have struck Mizoram within a span of 12 hours and the damage assessment is being undertaken by the district administration Fortunately no casualties reported so far the CM said Following the earthquake Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ass

22-06-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today announced that government will provide pulse oximeter which is used to monitor amount of oxygen carried in the body to all home quarantine cases Every district will have oxygen concentratorswell have a helpline and our team will come to your home to provide you with ox

22-06-2020

Bombay HC on Saturday asked BMC and Maharashtra government to implement the Supreme Courts order to hand over COVID19 test reports directly to patients or their family members HC was hearing a plea filed by a BJP corporator seeking to set aside a BMC order The order directed private labs to first sh

21-06-2020

A Pakistani drone loaded with a sophisticated rifle and some grenades was shot down by the Border Security Force along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday officials saidThis is the first such incident in Jammu region when a drone carrying arms and explosives

20-06-2020

As many as 14516 coronavirus cases were reported in India in last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the country to 395048 This is the first time that over 14000 coronavirus cases have been reported in a single day in India Meanwhile the coronavirus death toll in India surged to 12948 afte

20-06-2020

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has announced that the family of Colonel B Santosh Babu who was martyred in the Galwan valley faceoff will be given ₹5 crore and a residential plot His wife will be given a government job Telangana government also announced ₹10 lakh each for families of t

19-06-2020

NewDelhi Talking about IndiaChina faceoff in allparty meet PM Narendra Modi said Neither have China intruded nor has any post been taken over by them He added 20 of our jawans were martyred but those who dared Bharat Matathey were taught a lesson Today we possess such capability that no one can dare

19-06-2020

A viral message of an order allegedly from the National Informatics Centre that claims that the government has prohibited some Chinese apps from being available on app stores is fake the Press Information Bureau PIB said No such instruction has been given by the Ministry of Electronics and Informati

19-06-2020

NewDelhi The Odisha government has said that it will abide by the Supreme Courts order to not hold Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri this year in view of the COVID19 pandemic The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by CM Naveen Patnaik The state instructed the Shree Jagannath Temple Managing

19-06-2020

Actor and politician Paresh Rawal on Thursday tweeted that Amazon Flipkart Snapdeal and the other online merchants should ensure that they put a disclaimer on Chinese goods As your customer I would like to know the origin of the product that I am buying he added The actor also tweeted BoycottChinese

18-06-2020

Mumbai The total number of coronavirus tests in Maharashtra has crossed the 7 lakh mark with a total of 700954 tests having been conducted so far A total of 3307 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 116752 Meanwhile the coronavirus

17-06-2020

NewDelhi Ministry of Home Affairs MHA has said the price of COVID19 test in Delhi has been fixed at ₹2400 based on suggestions of a committee set up by Home Minister Amit Shah The MHA announced that tests will be done via new Rapid Antigen methodology approved by ICMR from June 18 and Delhi would be

17-06-2020

Pune District Collector Naval Kishore Ram has said that domestic helps from containment zones cant be allowed into residential society premises He added that residential societies also have no right to ask for medical certificates from domestic helps who come from noncontainment zones He further sai

17-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 343091 after a jump of 10667 cases in the last 24 hours This is the lowest daily jump in coronavirus cases in 5 days Meanwhile the number of patients who have been cureddischarged has reached 180012 Coronavirus death toll in India has s

16-06-2020

NewDelhi An Indian Army officer and two soldiers were killed during a violent faceoff with the Chinese army in Ladakh in unprecedented and dangerous escalation of an intense faceoff between the two armies since April A statement released by the Indian Army said the casualties were suffered on Monda

16-06-2020

New Delhi The CBI has alerted the police in all the states and Union territories and other lawenforcement agencies about an Interpol input warning about racketeers selling fake hand sanitiser manufactured using the highlytoxic methanol and another gang posing as PPE and other COVID19related medica

15-06-2020

Tamil Nadu government has announced maximised restricted lockdown in areas of Chennai Kancheepuram Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur which come under Metropolitan Chennai Police limits from June 19 to 30 Grocery shops vegetable shops and petrol bunks can open between 6 am and 2 pm People driving to market

15-06-2020

Bombay High Court on Monday allowed airlines to fill up middle seats in planes in compliance with the May 31 circular issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation The guidelines stated that the middle seat passengers should be provided with a wraparound gown in addition to masks and face shie

15-06-2020

Two Indian High Commission officials are missing in Pakistans Islamabad news agency ANI reported on Monday quoting sources Ministry of External Affairs has taken up the matter with Pakistan the report added This comes after two Pakistani officials at the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi were a

15-06-2020

Maharashtra Polices cyber department has asked people to refrain from circulating pictures of late actor Sushant Singh Rajputs body Calling it a disturbing trend they emphasised that circulation of such pictures is against legal guidelines and court directions and is liable to invite legal action Th

15-06-2020

Mumbais Dharavi slum area recorded 13 new coronavirus cases on Sunday taking the total number of cases there to 2043 said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC No coronavirus deaths were recorded in the area on Sunday and the COVID19 death toll of Dharavi remained at 77 Mumbai has recorded over

14-06-2020

Delhi government on Saturday declared all nursing homes having 10 to 49 beds as COVID nursing homes an official order read All such nursing homes are required to make their COVID beds functional within three days of the issuance of the order Standalone exclusive eye centres ENT centres dialysis ce

14-06-2020

New Delhi Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said testing for COVID19 in Delhi will be doubled in the next two days and tripled in 6 days PM Narendra Modis government is committed to control spread of COVID19 in Delhi Several important decisions were taken in the meeting held with Delhi Lieutenant Go

14-06-2020

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide in Mumbai on Sunday at the age of 34 said police His body was found hanging at his residence in Bandra said reports The police were reportedly informed by his domestic help Sushant had starred in films including Kai Po Che and MS Dhoni The Untol

14-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in Punjab has risen to 3063 out of which 671 cases are active The death toll due to coronavirus in the state has surged to 65 after two new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours A total of 2327 patients have recovered while 14 are on oxygen support and one i

13-06-2020

New Delhi The Health Ministry has added loss of smell anosmia and loss of taste ageusia as new symptoms of COVID19 in a document published for use by health professionals as a reference The other symptoms listed in the Clinical Features section of the document are fever cough fatigue shortness of br

13-06-2020

Amid criticism over alleged low COVID19 testing numbers in Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Saturday If you want the number of tests conducted for COVID19 to increase then ask ICMR Indian Council of Medical Research to change its guidelines Jain added We cannot flout ICMR guidelines that

13-06-2020

PM Narendra Modi will interact with CMs of all states and Union Territories on June 16 and 17 As per the schedule PM Modi will interact with CMs of 21 states and UTs including Punjab Assam Kerala Himachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh among others on June 16 He will interact with CMs of states badly affe

12-06-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court on Friday criticised the Delhi government over its mismanagement of dead bodies of coronavirus patients terming the situation as horrific Coronavirus patients are being treated worse than animals the apex court said The patients families arent even informed about deaths In

12-06-2020

The junior doctors of Hyderabads Gandhi General Hospital who have been protesting for two days called off their strike on Friday morning This was after Health Minister Eatala Rajender assured that their demands which included adequate security would be fulfilled within 15 days They had been protesti

12-06-2020

India overtook the UK to become the fourth worst coronavirushit country with total cases reaching 297535 after a record jump of 10956 cases in last 24 hours The UK has reported 291409 cases till date Indias coronavirus death toll has surged to 8498 after 396 deaths were reported in last 24 hours Mea

12-06-2020

The ICMR on Thursday said that with coronavirus prevalence as low as less than 1 in small districts in a large country like India the nation is “definitely” not in the community transmission phase We have ramped up testing and we have calibrated testing guidelines We have capacity to do up to 2 lakh

11-06-2020

The coronavirus recovery rate in India has exceeded 49 for the first time the government announced today As of June 11 the recovery rate stands at 4921 with a total of 141029 patients having been cured discharged migrated Indias coronavirus recovery rate was 2659 on May 3 Further India has tested as

11-06-2020

India has recorded the biggest oneday jump in the number of coronavirus deaths and cases with a spike of 331 deaths and 9987 cases in the last 24 hours While the total cases have increased to 266598 the death toll in the country has surged to 7466 The number of patients who have been cureddischarged

09-06-2020

New DelhiGovernment has released guidelines to stop coronavirus spread in Central government departments after several departments reported cases of COVID19 Only asymptomatic staff will be allowed and not more than 20 people can attend office in a day guidelines stated Face shield and mask have to b

09-06-2020

World Health Organizations WHO DirectorGeneral Tedros Adhanom on Monday said that almost 70 lakh cases of coronavirus and 4 lakh coronavirus deaths have been reported to the WHO so far Although the situation in Europe is improving globally it is worsening he added Yesterday more than 136000 cases we

08-06-2020

NewDelhi A day after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said hospitals run by Delhi government and some private hospitals providing coronavirus treatment will be reserved only for Delhi residents LG Anil Baijal overruled the decision The Delhi Disaster Management Authority Chairperson Baijal directed authorit

08-06-2020

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has developed fever and sore throat since Sunday afternoon tweeted Aam Aadmi Partys Sanjay Singh He has kept himself in isolation at home on the advice of doctors Tomorrow on 9 June he will undergo coronavirus test Singh added I pray to God to heal him soon his t

08-06-2020

NewDelhi The total number of coronavirus cases in India reached 256611 the government announced on Monday with a jump of 9983 cases in the last 24 hours This is the fifth straight day of over 9000 daily cases The death toll in the country has surged to 7135 Meanwhile active cases and cured discharge

08-06-2020

As many as 3007 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the state to 85975 With this Maharashtra overtook China which has reported 84186 coronavirus cases till date The coronavirus death toll in Maharashtra stands at 3060 while the

07-06-2020

India overtook Spain to become the fifth worst coronavirushit country with total cases reaching 246628 after a jump of 9971 cases in the last 24 hours This is the biggest singleday jump in coronavirus cases so far The countrys coronavirus death toll has increased to 6929 Meanwhile the number of acti

07-06-2020

NewDelhi Following talks between India and China over tensions along the Line of Actual Control LAC the Ministry of External Affairs MEA has said Both sides agreed to peacefully resolve situation in border areas The two sides will continue military and diplomatic engagementsto ensure peace and tranq

07-06-2020

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that Delhi borders will be opened from tomorrow All restaurants malls and places of worship in Delhi will open from tomorrow But people will have to maintain social distancing he added Last week Kejriwal had sought suggestions from the citize

07-06-2020

As many as 2739 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases in the state to 82968 The death toll due to coronavirus in Maharashtra has risen to 2969 A total of 537124 coronavirus tests have been conducted in Maharashtra while 37390 coronav

06-06-2020

Mumbai A step ladder belonging to SpiceJet detached from its parked position and crashed into the wing of an IndiGo aircraft parked at Mumbai airport early this morning because of strong winds This led to some damage to the wing and the engine cowling of the plane IndiGo said the incident is under i

06-06-2020

India on Saturday crossed Italys coronavirus case count as 9887 new cases were reported in last 24 hours The country now has 236657 coronavirus cases 2126 more than Italys 234531 infections and has reported 6642 deaths Out of the total cases in India 115942 are active while 114073 people have been c

06-06-2020

West Bengal recorded its highest singleday rise in coronavirus cases at 427 taking the total to 7303 The coronavirus death toll rose to 294 after 11 more fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours At least 144 patients were discharged today taking the total recoveries to 2912 Kolkata the states w

05-06-2020

The website of People for Animals an NGO founded by BJP leader Maneka Gandhi was hacked by a group of ethical hackers called Kerala Cyber Warriors It was hacked after Maneka criticised Keralas Malappuram district over death of a pregnant elephant there Maneka dragged the sad death of pregnant elepha

05-06-2020

New Delhi The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that a CBI probe was not needed into the Tablighi Jamaat event at New Delhis Nizamuddin Markaz in March The Centre added that the investigation by the Delhi Police Crime Branch into the event will be completed in a timebound manner The Markaz eve

05-06-2020

The government today issued guidelines for places of worship to contain the spread of coronavirus Touching of statuesidols holy books will not be allowed Physical offerings like prasad distribution or sprinkling of holy water will not be allowed inside the religious place As far as feasible recorded

05-06-2020

India has recorded the biggest oneday jump in number of coronavirus deaths and cases with a spike of 260 deaths and 9304 cases in the last 24 hours While the total cases have increased to 216919 the death toll in the country has surged to 6075 As many as 25 states and Union Territories have reported

04-06-2020

Dispur An oil well in Assam is still leaking gas uncontrollably a week after a blowout that forced 2500 people to evacuate their homes An expert team from Singapore will reach the site today to assist Oil India Limited which operates the well in plugging the leak A critically endangered Gangetic riv

03-06-2020

NewDelhi India and China will hold Lieutenant Generallevel talks on June 6 to address ongoing border dispute in eastern Ladakh along Line of Actual Control reports said The 14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Army sources told the media Ea

03-06-2020

Railway Protection Force RPF personnel deputed as frontline workers in the fight against COVID19 across India can be prescribed Hydroxychloroquine HCQ as prophylaxis under strict medical supervision The drug would be given only with the informed consent of the personnel Director General DG of RPF Ar

03-06-2020

Allahabad In a submission to the Allahabad High Court the UP government stated that theres no Tablighi Jamaat member at any of its COVID19 quarantine centres The government added that all have been released and sent home The submission came after a PIL sought the courts intervention in seeking the r

03-06-2020

New Delhi The number of active coronavirus cases in India has reached 101497 and number of patients who have been cured discharged now stands at 100302 The total number of cases has reached 207615 with biggest oneday jump of 8909 cases Meanwhile coronavirus death toll in the country has surged to 58

03-06-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has surged to 72300 after 2287 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours Out of the total 72300 coronavirus patients 31333 have recovered while the death toll stands at 2465 A total of 483875 coronavirus tests have been conducted in the state t

02-06-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced the launch of Delhi Corona app which will give everyone the status of hospital beds and ventilator availability in Delhi It will provide you information about all the hospitals in Delhi private as well as government It will tell you the number of vacant

02-06-2020

The death toll due to coronavirus in Delhi has risen to 523 after 50 new deaths were reported on Sunday The total number of cases has surged to 20834 in the national capital after 990 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours As many as 8746 patients who were diagnosed with coronavirus in Delhi h

01-06-2020

Mumbai The IMD issued a districtwise forecast on Sunday and has put Maharashtras Palghar on red alert with the possibility of extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on June 3 and 4 Mumbai and Thane are put on orange alert with the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall Heavy and extremely

01-06-2020

Talking about the coronavirus pandemic Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted The virus may be an invisible enemy But our warriors medical workers are invincible He added In the battle of Invisible vs Invincible our medical workers are sure to win He further said Doctors and medical workers are

01-06-2020

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced that Delhis borders will remain closed for one week amid rising coronavirus cases in the national capital He further sought suggestions from Delhi citizens on reopening of borders Keeping Friday as the deadline he added that people can mail their suggestions to

01-06-2020

Music composer Wajid Khan passed away on Sunday night at the age of 42 Composer Salim Merchant in a statement to PTI said that Wajid was suffering from kidney infection and was on ventilator for the last four days  Terrible newsMy condolences to his family and everyone grieving actress Priyanka Cho

01-06-2020

As many as 1295 people tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi in the last 24 hours marking the biggest singleday rise so far The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the national capital surged to 19844 while the death toll reached 473 The number of active coronavirus cases in Delhi stan

31-05-2020

Mumbai The Indian Meteorological Department IMD on Sunday said a cyclonic storm is brewing over the Arabian Sea and is likely to hit the coastal districts of Maharashtra and Gujarat by June 3 The Met department also iterated that monsoon has not yet reached Kerala yet and conditions will be favourab

31-05-2020

Mumbai Maharashtra government announced Mission Begin Again and released guidelines to ease the lockdown in phased manner Phase 1 will begin from June 3 allowing individual physical exercises in open public spaces Phase 2 will allow opening of shops and market areas except malls from June 5 Phase 3

31-05-2020

During Mann Ki Baat on Sunday PM Narendra Modi said Indias seva shakti is visible in its fight against COVID19 Every Indian has played a part in this battle In villages small towns our sisters daughters are making thousands of masks on daily basis Many social organisations too are helping them in

31-05-2020

Coronavirus cases in India have increased to 182143 government announced on Sunday with a jump of 8380 cases in last 24 hours This is the first time that India has recorded over 8000 cases in 24 hours marking the biggest oneday jump so far Coronavirus death toll in the country has surged to 5164 whi

31-05-2020

NewDelhi The nationwide lockdown has been extended in containment zones till June 30 while prohibited activities will reopen in a phased manner in areas outside containment zones the government has announced Hotels restaurants shopping malls and religious places will open from June 8 outside the con

30-05-2020

Delhi government has released a video explaining the process of home isolation and the precautions patients caregivers and neighbours need to take The video shows how a caregiver takes care of a man who has contracted COVID19 My Delhiites dont worry if you contract coronavirus Most of you can be tre

30-05-2020

New Delhi An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow had to return midway from over Uzbekistan after the airline realised that one of the pilots had tested positive for coronavirus Officials said there was an error in the preflight test report which was read as negative initially The pilot reportedly

30-05-2020

Mumbai Amid COVID19 spread two schools in Mumbai have been identified and proposed to be set up as temporary jails for Byculla womens jail and Arthur Road jail inmates A proposal was sought from the prison department detailing its requirements Based on this a few options were given including civic s

30-05-2020

New Delhi The number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 173763 the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced on Saturday This is the second day in a row that India has witnessed a daily rise of over 7000 cases The coronavirus death toll in the country has risen to 4971 while 8237

30-05-2020

Lyricist Yogesh Gaur who wrote the lyrics of songs like Kahin Dur Jab Din Dhal Jaye and Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli passed away aged 77 on Friday He also wrote songs for films like Chhoti Si Baat 1976 Baton Baton Mein 1979 Manzil 1979 Condoling his death Lata Mangeshkar said that he was a very calm an

29-05-2020

Kolkatha West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee announced on Friday that all public and private sector offices in the state will be allowed to operate with 100 attendance from June 8 Social distancing must be followed in all cases said CM Banerjee All schools in the state will continue to be closed she said

29-05-2020

NewDelhi An earthquake hit Delhi at 908 pm today The magnitude is measured to be 45 on the Richter Scale according to the National Center for Seismology NCS The tremors were also felt in Gurugram and Noida The earthquake hit 16 kilometers ESE of Rohtak in Haryana There were no immediate reports of a

29-05-2020

NEW DELHI Days after nine deaths were reported onboard Shramik Special trains the Indian Railways on Friday appealed to people not to travel on these trains if they are suffering from preexisting health conditions It has been observed that some people who are availing this service have preexisting

29-05-2020

The body of a 37yearold migrant worker was found inside a train toilet in Jhansi Officials said the body had decomposed in the four days that it was lying unattended adding that it was found when the train was being sanitised by officials His face had swollen and we had kept the body at the mortuary

29-05-2020

Delhi A day after Haryana sealed its border with Delhi citing rising cases of coronavirus there was a massive traffic jam and hundreds of people gathered on the DelhiGurugram border Police personnel were seen checking passes and identity cards of people commuting via the border A policeman stated No

29-05-2020

Pulwama The car carrying 4045 kg IED in Pulwama belonged to an active Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist from Shopian district a JK police officer has stated The driver who had managed to escape is also suspected to be a Hizbul terrorist Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said that the driver was in touch with Jaishe

29-05-2020

India now has the worlds 9th worst coronavirus case count as number of those infected in the country rose to 165799 According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare the number of deaths from coronavirus in India stands at 4706 Out of the total cases 89987 are active while 71106 people have bee

29-05-2020

New Delhi No fare for travel by train or bus shall be charged from migrant workers and it shall be shared by the states the Supreme Court said Railways should provide migrants food and water in trains SC added Migrants found travelling on foot must be immediately taken to shelters and provided food

28-05-2020

NewDelhi Amid threats of a probable locust attack the Delhi government issued an advisory with preventive measures As swarmsfly in day the locust shouldnt be allowed to rest at night” the advisory said It added that four chemicals– Melathion 50? Melathion 25 WP Chloropyriphos 20?and Chloropyriphos 5

28-05-2020

Bangulru The Karnataka government has banned air travel from five states which include Maharashtra Gujarat Tamil Nadu Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan This comes after large number of domestic travellers were tested positive for coronavirus from these states Karnataka had already banned rail and road tr

28-05-2020

Medak A threeyearold boy who accidentally fell into an open borewell in Telanganas Medak district on Wednesday evening died due to asphyxiation the police said on Thursday His body was retrieved by National Disaster Response Force teams following a nearly 12hourlong rescue operation Medak DM K Dharm

28-05-2020

Pulwama A major terrorist attack was averted when police in JKs Pulwama intercepted a vehicle moving with huge quantity of explosives in it on Wednesday night Bullets were fired towards it and the driver escaped in the darkness Locals were evacuated and the vehicle was exploded in situ by bomb dispo

28-05-2020

Pune At least 3 employees of Serum Institute of India have tested positive for coronavirus This is the new normal and there has been no disruption in the workDepartments where COVID19 cases were found have been shut Chief Executive Officer of the company said The employees hail from nearby villages

28-05-2020

Mumbai on Wednesday reported 1044 new coronavirus cases and 32 deaths according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation A total of 33835 coronavirus cases have been reported in Mumbai so far and the cumulative death toll has reached 1097 The total number of coronavirus cases in Dharavi has reached

27-05-2020

VaranasiTwo persons were found dead when a Shramik Special Train from Mumbai arrived in Varanasi on Wednesday amid the lockdown The bodies were found by railway staff after other passengers had got off the train The deceased were identified as 20yearold Dashrath Prajapati who was a physically challe

27-05-2020

NewDelhi The Supreme Court of India on May 26 Tuesday declined to hear a petition seeking the linking of Aadhaar to social media accounts in order to prevent fake accounts The petition was filed by a Bharatiya Janata Party BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay It was being heard by a bench of Justices

27-05-2020

Actor Kiran Kumar who tested positive for coronavirus on May 14 has revealed he has now tested negative for the virus I was totally asymptomatic and apart fromboredom that accompanies isolation I had no other complaints said Kiran who was home quarantined after testing positive for the virus He furt

27-05-2020

The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday 325 pm issued a notification saying thunderstorm with light rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Uttar Pradeshs Mathura Agra Tundla Firozabad and Etah and Rajasthans Deeg and Bharatpur in the next two hours Light rain over and adjoining areas

27-05-2020

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant revealed Aarogya Setu predicted over 3000 hotspots at subpost office level across India almost 317 days ahead of time He added it has alerted over 14 lakh people of potential risk of infection Kant mentioned that today Aarogya Setu has around 15 crore users and is the onl

26-05-2020

As many as 97 coronavirus patients were reported dead in Maharashtra today marking the biggest singleday rise in the number of deaths in the state so far The death toll in Maharashtra rose to 1792 while the total number of cases rose to 54758 after 2091 cases were reported today A total of 390170 te

26-05-2020

NewDelhi The India Meteorological Department IMD has predicted that heatwave conditions will be at their peak on Tuesday over the plains of northwest India central India and adjoining interior parts of eastern India The IMD added that the hot spell is very likely to prevail over these areas till May

26-05-2020

Uttarakhand A 47yearold government officer heading a Covid19 city response team CRT in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district died during a training programme on Sunday while his colleagues thought he was sleeping said officials Jaswant Singh an assistant engineer in the Public Works Department i

26-05-2020

Gujarat has recorded over 400 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours taking the total number of cases there to above 14400 said the states health department on Monday Gujarats coronavirus death toll rose to 888 with 30 more dying of the virus in the last 24 hours A total of 6636 coronavirus patients

26-05-2020

New Delhi Ever since TikTok star Faizal Siddiqui’s acid attack video sparked outrage on social media many such problematic and disturbing TikTok videos have surfaced online One such controversial TikTok video depicts animal cruelty wherein two teenagers tie the mouths and legs of a dog and throw the

25-05-2020

New Delhi Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and terrorists at Khur village in Damhal Hanjipora area of Kulgam district in the morning hours on Monday May 25 according to IG Kashmir The encounter ensured as cordon and search operation CASO was lau

25-05-2020

Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr passed away at the age of 96 on Monday morning The threetime Olympic gold medallist was undergoing treatment at the Fortis Hospital in Mohali for over two weeks He was in semicomatose state since May 18 He holds the record for most goals scored by an individual i

25-05-2020

With 6977 cases in the last 24 hours coronavirus cases in India have increased to 138845 the government announced on Monday This marks the biggest oneday jump in cases in India for fourth day in a row India also recorded 154 deaths in the last 24 hours taking the death toll to 4021 Number of active

25-05-2020

Maharashtra Public Works Department PWD Minister Ashok Chavan has tested positive for COVID19 He is the second minister in the Maharashtra government to catch the infection after Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad According to reports Chavans condition is stable and he is currently admitted at a hospit

25-05-2020

As many as 3041 coronavirus cases were reported in Maharashtra in last 24 hours marking the first instance of the state reporting over 3000 cases in a single day With this the total number of cases in the state rose to 50231 of which 33988 are active cases A total of 14600 coronavirus patients have

24-05-2020

Mumbai Veteran actor Kiran Kumar has been tested positive for the corona virus The actor confirmed the news to The Indian Express Kiran said he was diagnosed with COVID 19 on May 14 and since then he has been living under selfquarantine away from the family The actor added that he is an ‘asymptomati

24-05-2020

NewDelhi Railways will operate 2600 Shramik Special trains in next 10 days to ferry around 36 lakh stranded migrant workers to their home states said Railway Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav on Saturday Over 40 lakh migrants have travelled through Shramik trains since May 1 said Yadav Nearly 80 of t

23-05-2020

The carcass of a 40footlong endangered whale washed ashore in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary area in Odisha a senior forest official said on Saturday It weighed around 10 tonnes “The mammal’s body bore injury marks The species figures in the list of IUCN Red list of threatened marine species The fores

23-05-2020

New Delhi The Army on Saturday accepted the West Bengal government’s request for assistance in restoration of essential infrastructure and services sending five columns to help the Kolkata city civil administration in its efforts in this regard In a statement the Army said “Based on the request from

23-05-2020

As many as 62 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Kerala in last 24 hours marking the biggest oneday jump so far and taking the total number of cases to 794 Kerala had reported the previous highest singleday rise 42 cases yesterday The coronavirus death toll in Kerala stands at 4 Out of the total ca

23-05-2020

The Haryana government today issued guidelines for barber shops and salons in view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic As per the guidelines people with coronavirus symptoms those without masks will not be allowed inside the shops Adequate spacing at least 1 metre shall be maintained for seating it

22-05-2020

Tamil Nadu reported 786 new coronavirus cases and 4 more fatalities taking the total number of infections to 14753 with 98 deaths the state health department said on Friday As many as 846 patients were discharged today taking the total recoveries to 7128 The total cases in Chennai district rose to 9

22-05-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphanaffected areas in West Bengal with CM Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar PM Modi will also be taking part in review meetings where relief and rehabilitation measures will be discussed The cyclone has claime

22-05-2020

Maharashtras Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad who had recently recovered from coronavirus wrote to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray stating that Dharavi is fast becoming the COVID19 capital of Mumbai A major factor for the spread of the infection in the area has beenthe lack of quality healthcare serv

22-05-2020

The PMO today announced that PM Narendra Modi will travel to West Bengal and Odisha to take stock of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Amphan tomorrow Hell conduct aerial surveys and take part in review meetings where aspects of relief and rehabilitation will be discussed PMO stated At least 72 p

21-05-2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that he saw the visuals of the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan and added The entire nation stands in solidarity with West Bengal He said top officials are working with West Bengal government He added My thoughts are with the people of OdishaAuthorit

21-05-2020

NewDelhi Indian Railways on Thursday 21 May said that within two hours of online booking opening 149025 tickets were booked for the first set of 73 special passenger trains that will be run from 1 June The booking began at 10 am on Thursday Shortly after the IRCTC also tweeted saying “Website is wo

21-05-2020

The total number of coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu reached 13191 after 743 new infections were reported the state health department said on Wednesday The death toll from coronavirus rose to 87 after three more fatalities were reported in Tamil Nadu today Chennai recorded 557 new cases taking the to

21-05-2020

At least two people were killed and two severely injured due to Cyclone Amphan which made landfall in West Bengal today Bibek Vasme SubDivisional Officer SDO Basirhat said that around 5500 houses were damaged due to the cyclone Earlier the government had said that around 5 lakh people have been evac

20-05-2020

Delh In a bid to avoid the spread of coronavirus the Delhi Office of the District Sessions Judge HQs has issued a direction to lawyers court staff to not use saliva while affixing the court fees stamps on petitions or applications The officials have also been directed to not use saliva while doing

20-05-2020

NEW DELHI All central government departments have been asked to exempt pregnant women persons with disabilities and those with comorbidities from joining offices in view of the COVID19 pandemic the Personnel Ministry said on Tuesday The directive comes a day after it allowed 50 per cent of junior s

20-05-2020

West Bengal has recorded 136 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours taking the total number of cases there to 2961 said the states Health Department West Bengals coronavirus death toll rose to 178 after six more died of the virus in the last 24 hours The total number of COVID19 patients discharged i

20-05-2020

Delhi The Delhi High Court has expressed disappointment at Delhi governments failure to implement its previous orders that no citizen currently residing in Delhi should go hungry amid the lockdown The court asked the Delhi government to immediately ensure that food grains are distributed to poor nee

19-05-2020

HAPUR An Uttar Pradesh Police constable was on Tuesday sent to police lines following a viral video of him in social media in which he is seen beating two labourers who were going to their respective homes and also made them roll on road in Hapur The constable and a home guard can be seen thrashing

19-05-2020

Locknow An FIR was registered by the Uttar Pradesh Police against Priyanka Gandhi Vadras personal secretary Sandeep Singh and UP Congress president Ajay Kumar Lallu in Hazratganj Police station of Lucknow on Tuesday 19 May alleging fraud and forgery for furnishing wrong details about the b

19-05-2020

New Dlehi In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak Section 144 will be imposed in Delhi with effect from 9 pm tonight till March 31 This comes after India reported seven deaths from coronavirus Earlier today Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged the citizens to stay at home for the next few day

22-03-2020

NewDelhi Seven years three months and four days after the gruesome rape and murder of Nirbhaya all four convictsMukesh Singh Pawan Gupta Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh were hanged till death at 530 am today Friday March 20 2020 in Tihar Jail by Meerut hangman Pawan Jallad The hanging brings an

20-03-2020

Prasar Bharati News Services on Wednesday tweeted a photo of a resident doctor carrying a sheet of paper with the message I stayed at work for you you stay at home for us amid coronavirus pandemic PM Narendra Modi retweeted it and wrote Well said Doctor Also a shoutout to all those working to make o

19-03-2020

New Delhi The Cabinet has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 The Bill proposes increasing the upper limit for termination of a pregnancy from 20 weeks to 24 weeks 6 months The Bill will be introduced in the ensuing

30-01-2020

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khans cousin Noor Jehan passed away in Peshawar on Tuesday after a prolonged illness Jehan 52 a paternal cousin of the Bollywood superstar resided in Mohallah Shah Wali Qataal area close to Peshawars Qissa Khwani Bazaar Jehans husband Asif Burhan said that she was suffe

29-01-2020

Chennai A doctor from Tamil Nadus Rathna Siddha Hospital in Chennai has claimed to have formulated a herbal medicine that can cure novel Coronavirus as China continued to reel under deadly coronavirus epidemic and has no effective vaccine or drug to treat it Dr Thanikasalam Veni who has 25year of v

29-01-2020

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26-01-2020

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rejected the mercy petition filed by Nirbhaya gangrape and murder convict Mukesh Singh This comes after the Home Ministry sent the mercy plea to the President and recommended him to reject it Singh had filed the plea after the Supreme Court rejected his

17-01-2020

The first photo of veteran singer the nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar after she was discharged from Mumbais Breach Candy Hospital where she was admitted for 28 days has surfaced online Bollywood photographer Viral Bhayani shared it on Instagram and wrote The nurses from Breach Candy Hospital wh

10-12-2019

Maharashtra caretaker CM Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday tweeted that a fish bellyshaped flyover expected to reduce travel time by 30 minutes between Sion and Dharavi has been opened for public Fadnavis said the 16km long 17metre wide and 4lane BKCChunabhatti Connector would provide a faster route to Ea

11-11-2019

Jaunpur A man died after trying to eat 50 eggs in an eating competition in India after collapsing unconscious when he reached number 42 Subhash Yadav 42 had gone to Bibiganj market in Uttar Pradeshs Jaunpur district with a friend to eat the eggs when a row reportedly broke out between the pair poli

05-11-2019

Thirteen employees of airlines and airports have failed breath analyser tests since 16 September and they have been suspended for three months a DGCA official said on Monday 28 October Two Bengaluru International Airport Limited employees – one a senior assistant and the other a manager at the airli

29-10-2019

Trichy Twoyearold Sujith Wilson who was trapped in an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu since Friday 25 October has been reported dead His body was retrieved by rescue officials in the wee hours of Tuesday 29 October after intense rescue efforts that lasted four days Sujith had fallen into the disus

29-10-2019

New Delhi A 28member European parliamentary delegation will visit Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow Ahead of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir the delegation met PM Narendra Modi and NSA Ajit Doval and discussed the situation prevailing in Kashmir following abrogation of Article 370 Their visit should give

28-10-2019

New Delhi India has reportedly taken Pakistan to International Civil Aviation Organisation for denying permission to use its airspace for PM Narendra Modis special flight to Saudi Arabia Overflight clearances are sought and granted by other countries as per prescribed guidelines of the ICAO official

28-10-2019

New Delhi As the deadline for the Supreme Court verdict on the politically sensitive Ram Jamnabhoomi land dispute case nears Ayodhya witnessed vibrant and extravagant Diwali alias ‘Deepotsav’ celebrations on Saturday 26 October Over 55 lakh diyas were lit up along the banks of Saryu River in Ayodhya

27-10-2019

A court in Mangaluru on Thursday 24 October has sentenced a notorious serial killer to death for the murder of an anganwadi worker from Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district in 2005 The sixth Additional District and Sessions Judge Sayeedunnisa handed down death penalty t

25-10-2019

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday shared a video of herself jogging in saree for 10 km in Darjeeling to create awareness on conservation The 64yearold leader was accompanied by her security men and journalists for the jog Let us all solemnly pledge to make every effort to conserve the envir

25-10-2019

Noida Businessman Robert Vadra on Monday underwent treatment at a Noidabased private hospital after he complained of back pain His wife and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also spent the night at the hospital while he was undergoing treatment Meanwhile there is no official confirmation from th

22-10-2019

The Supreme Court has granted bail to Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case registered by the CBI However the leader will continue to be in the custody of Enforcement Directorate ED till October 24 in the case filed by it Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI

22-10-2019

Bollywood stars spent their Saturday evening along with PM Narendra Modi who hosted the creme de la creme of Bollywood including Shah Rukh Khan Aamir Khan Sonam Kapoor Kangana Ranaut Ekta Kapoor among others who participated in the Change Within Meet and initiative to mark Mahatma Gandhis 150th birt

21-10-2019

Amitabh Bachchan who was discharged from Nanavati Hospital after four days on Friday following a routine checkup took to his blog to criticise medias speculative reporting about his illness Adding that all is not for sale in this world Amitabh said that medical conditions are the confidential right

20-10-2019

Mumbai Actor Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalised in Nanavati Hospital in suburban Mumbai for issues relating to his liver He was admitted on Tuesday 15 October and continues to be in the hospital “Mr Bachchan had come for a routine checkup” a hospital source told reporters Initial reports in Mu

18-10-2019

Benguluru Police in Benguluru on Thursday 17 October said that they have solved the sensational murder case of former Vice Chancellor of Alliance University D Ayyappa Dore within 48 hours of the crime and arrested two persons including the present Chancellor The accused in custody are Sudhir G Angu

18-10-2019

New Delhi A Delhi court on Thursday extended former Union Minister P Chidambarams custody by Enforcement Directorate ED in the INX Media case till October 24 The court also extended judicial custody in the case by the CBI till October 24 However the court has allowed facilities like western toilet

17-10-2019

American ridehailing giant Uber has reportedly fired 1015 of its employees in India across all of its businesses in the country including Uber Eats This comes after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi emailed employees on Monday saying the company would cut jobs of 350 people across the world Uber reportedly

16-10-2019

All postpaid mobile phone services were on Monday restored in Jammu and Kashmir after a period of 70 days The telecom services were suspended on August 5 when the government decided to revoke Article 370 and bifurcate the state into two Union TerritoriesLadakh and Jammu and Kashmir In September all

14-10-2019

A Ranchi court has issued an arrest warrant against Bollywood actress Ameesha Patel in a cheating and cheque bounce case police said on Saturday Ranchi police will go to Mumbai to execute the warrant which was issued on a complaint by Ajay Kumar SinghAmeesha Patel and her business partner Kunal had

13-10-2019

Chennai During the delegationlevel talks between India and China Prime Minister Narendra Modi said A new era of cooperation will begin today through Chennai Connect PM Modi added Tamil Nadu and the historic city of Chennai have connected India and China through cultural and trade exchanges since age

12-10-2019

Padma Shri awardee and noted saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath breathed his last in the early hours of Friday 11 October days after he was admitted to a Mangaluru private hospital He was 69 and was hospitalised for agerelated issues His last rites are slated to be held later in the day in order to wait f

11-10-2019

Ranbaxy’s former promoters Shivinder Singh and his brother Malvinder Singh were arrested on Thursday 10 October in an alleged cheatingfraud case of Rs 740 crore While the Economic Offences Wing EOW of the Delhi Police had arrested Shivinder Singh in the evening Malvinder Singh was held at night as a

11-10-2019

On Wednesday during rush hour a PanvelCSMT local caught fire at Vashi station No injuries have been reported The incident took place at around 930 am Local services running on harbour line were delayed for 10 minutes Heavy smoke was seen rising in the pantograph apparatus on the roof of

09-10-2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday officially received first of the 36 Rafale aircraft in the French port city of Bordeaux Earlier in the day Rajnath held a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron Rajnath Singh will also take a sortie in the Rafale combat aircraft which will be fl

09-10-2019

Hyderabad Following heavy rain in Hyderabad several places in the city were waterlogged including the Intensive Care Unit ICU of Malla Reddy Narayana Multispeciality Hospital in Jeedimetla A picture showing hospital staff walking inside the waterlogged ICU of the hospital surfaced online Hospital s

08-10-2019

New Delhi Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed that the advisory asking tourists to leave Jammu and Kashmir be lifted on October 10 On August 2 the Jammu and Kashmir government had issued the advisory for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists to curtail their stay in the valley A p

08-10-2019

New Delhi Several cars were damaged as they fell into the gap after a bridge collapsed near Malanka village in Junagadh district of Gujarat Reports claimed that the bridge collapsed due to heavy rainfall on Sunday Some people are said to be trapped at the moment however no casualty has been reporte

07-10-2019

New Delhi The Supreme Court has said that no more trees are to be cut in Mumbais Aarey Colony till the next hearing on the matter on October 21 The apex court said this while hearing petitions challenging the felling of trees to build a car shed for the Mumbai Metro The SC also asked to include Envi

07-10-2019

Hyderabad Dispute over payment after gay sex led to the murder of ISRO arm National Remote Sensing Agency NRSA scientist S Suresh Kumar in Hyderabad four days ago police said on Friday The police cracked the murder case with the arrest of a lab technician who was having sexual relations with the d

05-10-2019

Speaking about the Mi17 chopper crash in JKs Budgam in February Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria said It was our mistake as our missile had hit our own chopper We accept this was our big mistakewell ensure such mistakes are not repeated he added A civilian was killed and six IAF person

04-10-2019

The Karnataka government is collecting information on immigrants in the state and will proceed on working toward Assamlike National Register of Citizens NRC after a discussion with the central government its home minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday The state home minister had said on Wednesda

03-10-2019

Delhi The Delhi Police on Wednesday sounded a red alert following a categoryA intelligence input regarding the presence of 34 terrorists planning to carry out attacks during the festive season Following the alert the police reportedly carried out raids at several places and detained two suspects Mea

03-10-2019

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wrote an oped in the New York Times to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi PM Modi in his article says Mahatma Gadhi had the unique ability to become a bridge between some of the greatest contradictions in human society Mahatma Gand

02-10-2019

Jaipur India is all set to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Gandhi a political ethicist who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India’s Independence from British rule was born on October 2 1869 Fondly remembered as the Father of the Nation he is

01-10-2019

Srinagar Saliq Rayees a student of class XI from Chanapora area of Srinagar said “I am unable to get in touch with my friends and classmates for more than a month due to the communication blackout I am able to talk to some of my friends and clasmates only after the landlines telephones were restored

01-10-2019

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed November 14 to commence hearing on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre’s decision to dilute sections of Article 370 that give special status to Jammu Kashmir A fivejudge Constitution bench headed by Justice NV Raman

01-10-2019

Lucknow A set of instructions have been released by the DGP to district police chiefs to identify Bangladshis along with other foreigners in the State Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police OP Singh said that in the present scenario to strengthen the State’s internal security it is necessary to id

01-10-2019

Chennai Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chennai this morning to address the 56th annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology IIT Madras Shortly after landing the PM said he was delighted to be back as this was his first visit to the state after this summers win in the general electi

30-09-2019

Bangluru Jubilation turned to despair early Saturday morning as the Chandrayaan2 lander lost contact with Earth minutes before it was to land on the Moon All was going well for the Vikram lander which was descending on to the lunar surface as planned Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisat

07-09-2019

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07-09-2019

New Delhi Delhi Rose Avenue court on Thursday sent former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to 14 days judicial custody in the INX Media case During the judicial custody P Chidambaram who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation CBI last month will be lodged in the Tihar Jail till Sept

05-09-2019

Former Union finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday Jaitley 66 was admitted to AIIMS on August 9 after he complained of palpitations and restlessness He was placed under observation at the hospital’s CardioNeuro Centre Prime Minister Narendra Modi Union Home Min

24-08-2019

New Delhi Former Union minister P Chidambaram was arrested by CBI Wednesday from his Jor Bagh residence in Delhi in the corruption cases related to the INX Media scam A CBI team reached the former union minister’s Delhi home minutes after he held a press conference at the Congress party headquarters

21-08-2019

New Delhi P Chidambaram to move SC tomorrow against Delhi HC order rejecting his anticipatory bail plea Congress leader P Chidambaram will move the Supreme Court on Wednesday to challenge the Delhi High Court order which dismissed his anticipatory bail plea in cases filed by the CBI and the ED rela

20-08-2019

As former finance minister Arun Jaitley remains on life support many politicians including veteran BJP leader LK Advani paid him visit at AIIMS on Monday 19 August to enquire about his health Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and BJP national generalsecretary Arun Singh also visited the hospital t

19-08-2019

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited former finance minister Arun Jaitley at AIIMS late on Friday Jaitley had been admitted after complaining of palpitations and restlessness and is under observation Jaitley 66 was admitted to the CardioNeuroCentre of the hospital around 10 am He is under

09-08-2019

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08-08-2019

Former president Pranab Mukherjee was on Thursday conferred with the Bharat Ratna Indias highest civilian honour The political career of the 83yearold who served as Indias President from 2012 till 2017 spanned about five decades President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee Hazarikas son Tej

08-08-2019

New Delhi Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away in Delhi following a cardiac arrest She was admitted to AIIMS earlier yesterday She was the first woman external affairs minister of India The 67yearold leader who had served her fourth term in Lok Sabha had long been her party’s m

07-08-2019

New Delhi Former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has passed away on August 6 According to the reports Swaraj had suffered a cardiac arrests and was rushed to AIIMS hospital in Delhi as her condition was critical Attempts to revive her had failed

06-08-2019

New Delhi Former Delhi Chief Minister Congress leader Sheila Dixit passes away in Delhi at the age of 81 years Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit had on June 28 dissolved all 280 block Congress committees in Delhi with immediate effect a decision which was later stayed by All India Congress C

20-07-2019

Taking on unlicensed private sector service providers in railways Indian Railway Catering Tourism Corporation Limited IRCTC has approached lower courts Indian Railways’ catering arm has complained against many companies including Rail yatri and Travel khana for providing food ordering services witho

04-05-2019

New Delhi The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Saturday postponed the National Medical Entrance exam NEET in Odisha which was scheduled to be held on May 5 in the wake of the aftermath of cyclone Foni Earlier the National Students’ Union of India NSUI Goa president Ahraz Mulla also penned

04-05-2019

Mumbai A special court in Mumbai on Friday issued a nonbailable warrant against the wife of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi a key accused in the 2billion Punjab National Bank Ltd fraud case The warrant against Ami Modi was issued by Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act by Judge MS Azmi after h

16-03-2019

New Delhi Delhi has been ranked the most polluted capital in the world while Gurugram is the most polluted city according to a Greenpeace reportAccording to the latest data compiled in the IQ Air Visual 2018 World Air Quality Report and interactive world’s most polluted cities ranking which is prepa

05-03-2019

Mumbai Nearly 5000 flights in and out of Mumbai airport have been cancelled for 6 hours on Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays between 7th February and 30th March 2019 The planned closure at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is to allow repairs of the two runways Mumbai airpor

06-02-2019

Missing Hindu Mahasabha leader Pooja Pandey who shot at Mahatma Gandhi’s effigy in Aligarh arrested The right wing leader and Hindu Mahasabha Secretary Pooja Shakun Pandey who shot  Mahatma Gandhi’s effigy on his 71st death anniversary was arrested on Tuesday from Tappal in UP’s AligharPandey was mi

06-02-2019

Priyanka Gandhi has been allotted an office at the Congress headquarters in 24 Akbar Road Priyanka’s name plate has been put up outside the room which is adjacent to the office of her brother and congress president Rahul Gandhi Priyanka’s office was occupied by Rahul when he was the party vicepresid

05-02-2019

New Delhi The centre has made Aadhaar number of small and marginal farmers optional for availing the first instalment of Rs2000 under the recently launched Rs 75000 crore PM Kisan scheme according to an official document However to get the subsequent instalments it has been made compulsory for farme

04-02-2019

A man was arrested for posting an obscene tweet against Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Bihar’s Katihar police said The Bihar Police cyber cell had received an email complaint from a social activist about a tweet that carried a morphed image of Priyanka police added The cyber cel

04-02-2019

New Delhi Indian Railways has announced an exgratia of Rs5 lakh each to family of those who lost their lives in the Seemanchal Express derailment in Bihar on Sunday Additionally Rs 1 lakh will be given to the grievously injured and Rs 50000 to those who have suffered ‘simple injuries’ The Railways w

03-02-2019

Social activist Anna Hazare on the fourth day of his hunger strike said ‘If something happened to me people will hold PM Modi responsible’ This comes after Hazare received a letter from PM Modi which Hazare said did not address any issues raised by him Hazare is fasting to press for the appointment

03-02-2019

New Delhi The government on Saturday appointed Rishi Kumar Shukla the new director of the Central Bureau of Investigation for a term of two years Shukla a 1983 batch Indian Police Service Officer is the former Director General of Police of Madhya Pradesh He is currently the chairman of the Madhya Pr

02-02-2019

New Delhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi congratulated former President Pranab Mukherjee on being chosen for the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna Rahul said that his party takes great pride in the fact that the immense contribution to public service and nation building of one of their own has be

26-01-2019

New Delhi The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation IRTC an Friday introduced the electronic payment mode for the food items on trains through the use of Point of Sale POS machines Also the paper bill is generated immediately after the payment is made by the customers as a record of the pu

26-01-2019

The Election Commission of India Tuesday asked the Delhi Police to file a FIR against a US based cyber expert a day after he claimed that the 2014 General Elections were rigged The expert Syed Shuja had said at a press conference in London that he could demonstrate how electronic voting machines us

22-01-2019

London A United State based cyber expert who claims he was part of a team that designed the electronic voting machines used in India told a press conference in London on Monday that the 2014 General Elections had been rigged He also claimed that BJP leader Gopinath Munde and journalist Gauri Lankesh

21-01-2019

A video has surfaced online showing a phenomenon called ‘fish rain’ in Amalapuram Andhra Pradesh after cyclone Phethai on Monday The video shows fish either dead or jumping in the puddles formed after the rains As per the Meterological Department this happens when strong winds sometimes carry displa

20-12-2018

A CCTV footage from a Chennai railway station shows a Railway Protection Force RPF constable saving a man after he slipped and almost fell into the gap between a moving train and platform The man was apparently trying to hop on the moving train when he slipped and was pulled out just in time by the

15-11-2018

New Delhi An another shocking case being reported from the national capital Delhi police has received a call  of multiple murders from South Delhi Vasant Kunj area The bodies of a fashion designer and her security guard were found in a pool of blood in vasant kunj enclave area early on Thursday morn

15-11-2018

A video is being shared across social media platforms showing a Kasjmiri farmer crying and shoveling aside snow with his bare hands after apples in his orchards were destroyed by the snowfall ‘All his efforts over the summer his investment in tree oil and other treatments has been for nothing’ twee

08-11-2018

A video has surfaced online wherein some sellers could be seen mocking the Supreme court order that allowed bursting only ‘green fire crackers’ in DelhiNCR In the video the men were selling firecrackers shoved inside vegetables like capsicum cabbage bittergaurd etc ‘Bomb nai bhi jalega tho aap iski

08-11-2018

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet led by CM Yogi Adithyanath has approved the proposal to rename Allahabad which will be Prayagraj from today Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh informed the media regarding the decision The new name derives from a place in the city called Prayag where three rivers

16-10-2018

A video showing newlyelected Assam Deputy Speaker Kripanath Mallah falling off an elephant has surfaced online The incident took place on Saturday as the BJP MLA was being welcomed by his supporters in his constituency Ratabari The video shows Mallah losing balance when the elephant started running

08-10-2018

New Delhi Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday took oath as the 46th Chief Justice of India CJI in front of President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan Justice Gogoi succeeds Dipak Misra and is the first CJI from a North East state Earlier in January he held a press conference with three other

03-10-2018

A whitecoloured Pakistani helicopter violated Indian airspace along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir around 12pm on Sinday Defence spokesman Lt Col Devender Anand said The helicopter flew near the Line of Control before returning to Pakistan territory as per reports The Indian Army reportedl

30-09-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally launched the world’s largest public health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan mantra Jan Arogya Yojna ABPMJAY in Ranchi on Sunday The cashless scheme which offers an annual cover of Rs 5 lakh to economically weaker section of society will be launched at th

23-09-2018

In a notification issued on Friday the Jharkhand government has mandated doctors of all government hospitals and private nursing homes to follow the Indian Medical Council Professional Conduct Etiquette and Ethics Regulations 2002 which seeks to mention generic name of drugs apart from writing presc

22-09-2018

A special investigation team that has been formed to investigate the alleged kidnap and gangrape of a 19yearold woman in Haryana’s Rewari has taken one person in custody in relation to the case on Sunday 16 September A day earlier in a breakthrough the SIT revealed that one of the main accused in t

16-09-2018

New Delhi A major fire broke out at Hotel Pamposh in Srinagar of JK media reported on Saturday The fire broke out at 130 pm in the afternoon As per media reports the fire broke out on the top floor of the Hotel As per reports five fire tenders are present at the spot and the rescue operation is cur

15-09-2018

The midair refuelling of wet contact trial for Tejas aircraft was conducted successfully by Indian Air Force at an altitude of 20000 feet During the process 1900 kg fuel was transferred The AirtoAir refuelling capability is a force multiplier for IAF giving the aircraft the potential to stay airborn

11-09-2018

New Delhi The CBI judge hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case filed a plea in the Supreme Court saying his promotion has got stuck because of the case He said the Allahabad High Court had appointed him a District and Sessions judge The appointment got cancelled as the SC said in 2017 that the ju

11-09-2018

A 32yearold lawyer was arrested by the Delhi Police last week for allegedly sexually harassing a woman journalist inside the Supreme Court premises The victim had revealed that the accused molested her on two occasions first on July 12 right outside the Chief Justices court and then on July 27 insid

11-09-2018

According to officials reports a total of 55369 cases of theft and 1570 robberies has taken place inside running trains in the last three and a half years According to data collated by Indian Railways between January and June this year 9222 cases of thefts of passengers belongings were registered wh

10-09-2018

The Mumbai Police on Monday said that 20yearold cab driver Sarfaraz Shaikh allegedly killed 39yearold HDFC Bank Vice President Siddharth Sanghvi for around ₹35000 The accused driver had been working for the bank for almost three years the police added We found his role in hatching the conspiracy mur

10-09-2018

Eleven years after the twin bombings in Hyderabad at Gokul Chat and Lumbini Park a Special NIA Court on Monday sentenced two accused Aneeq Sayeed and Ismail Chaudhary to death Another accused Tariq Anjum was sentenced to life imprisonment Two powerful explosions had ripped through a popular eatery a

10-09-2018

Some people are trying to make the word Hindu “untouchable” and “intolerable” vice president M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday as he stressed on the need of preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter “illinformed” opinions and attitudes In his keynote address to the concluding session of the second

10-09-2018

Peoples Democratic Party PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti has announced that the party will boycott the upcoming panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti said that there was an atmosphere of insecurity among the people of Jammu and Kashmir with the sword of Arti

10-09-2018

A former Infosys employee who was working in the US Anuj Kapoor has sued the company alleging it made him work over 1000 hours of overtime without pay Kapoor said he worked for 11 hours a day but was paid for eight hours or fewer His manager allegedly said employees refusing to work overtime will be

10-09-2018

Delhi Metro looks swanky from the outside with an aesthetic look in its newly launched metro stations however its backbone its employees drivers engineers and other staff members which constitute the Delhi Metro employees are often ignored According to the revelations of an RTI filed by activist Z

10-09-2018

Delhi government started its doorstep delivery of services programme to make 40 government services including driving license new water connection and ration card available at residents doorstep in the first phase Available at an extra fee of ₹50 applicants have to call the helpline number 1076 to r

10-09-2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday offered holy water from Lake Mansarovar at Raj Ghat before starting the march towards the Ramlila Maidan to lead Bharat Bandh to protest rising petrol and diesel prices This was Gandhis first public appearance since he returned from the Kailash Mansarovar ya

10-09-2018

Several incidents of violence were reported from Mumbai Patna and Gujarat during Bharat Bandh called by Congressled Opposition to protest against the rise in fuel prices Protesters vandalised buses shut down petrol pumps and halted train services in Mumbai while tyres were burnt and road traffic blo

10-09-2018

Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan 34 presently deputy commissioner incharge of GST in Paradip circle of Odisha commercial tax department said she will soon marry her boyfriend with whom she has been in livein relationship for last 2 years Now that the Supreme Court has decriminalised it homosexuality I h

10-09-2018

Chennai The Tamil Nadu cabinet on Sunday urged the Union government to confer ‘Bharat Ratna’ India’s highest civilian honour on late former state chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa who passed away in December 2016  The states deputy chief ministe

10-09-2018

Siddharth Sanghvi a vicepresident of HDFC Bank has been found dead four days after he went missing after leaving office in Mumbai on Wednesday This comes after police arrested a cab driver who confessed to dumping Sanghvis body near a highway at the behest of the killers Sanghvis car was found on Se

10-09-2018

Actress Raveena Tandon while commenting on Kerala MLA PC Georges remark where he referred to a nun allegedly raped by a bishop as a prostitute tweeted This is clear intimidation of a victim to suppress her voice Tagging Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi Raveena added Can a

09-09-2018

After the launch of payments bank the postal department has decided to set up an insurance firm as a special business unit within two years Communications Minister Manoj Sinha has said “The request for proposal to appoint a consultant for setting up insurance unit will be floated in the coming week”

09-09-2018

In a major move to restructure the Indian Army General Bipin Rawat has asked for studies to prepare the force for 21stcentury conflict General Rawat wants a leaner meaner and more technology driven army with fewer troops envisaging a cut of 150000200000 troops from the current 12 million plus force

09-09-2018

The police have arrested Sanjeev Trikha a Yes Bank relationship manager from Delhi for fraudulently stealing ₹15 crore from an elderly man and his wifes account The man alleged his signature was forged to create fake bank accounts and withdraw money through cheques and ATMs The money was used to pay

09-09-2018

UP IPS officer Surendra Kumar Das who allegedly consumed poison on Wednesday has passed away after being admitted in the hospital He passed awaydue to celphos poisoning We tried our best to revive him but we could not save him stated hospital officials It had been revealed that he had been searching

09-09-2018

A  family in Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha district called off a wedding alleging that the bride spends excessive time on WhatsApp The bride and her relatives were informed about the wedding being called off over the phone The brides family alleged that the real reason behind them cancelling the wedding wa

09-09-2018

The Nepal Army has withdrawn from the first Bay of Bengal Initiative for MultiSectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation BIMSTEC military exercise to be held in India following a political row in the country over participation The decision was taken just a day before the Army squad was set to trave

09-09-2018

Police in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday said that a youth who went missing last month was found murdered while two suspects has been arrested While interrogation the two suspects Irshad Ahmed Wani and Imtiyaz Ahmed Wani admitted that they had murdered Teli on the day he went missing and buried his bod

09-09-2018

The doctors at Hyderabad governments Osmania General Hospital are wearing helmets while on duty to protest against the unsafe old hospital building It could collapse at any moment We are constantly worried said the hospitals joint action committees chairman Blocks of the ceiling from an inpatient wa

08-09-2018

Former President Pranab Mukherjee will teach public policy and inclusive development to the students of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Mukherjee will be in the faculty for at least 12 out of 22 sessions and it is unclear if he will be paid an honorarium for the same Former president APJ Ab

08-09-2018

The Eastern Railways had informed Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority KMDA about the danger surrounding the Majerhat bridge in a letter dated July 27 around six weeks before the bridge collapsed Pointing out at the slab going out of the alignment in the letter the Eastern Railway Zone’s Deput

08-09-2018

A drug haul case accused complained to the judge about the poor quality of food served to prisoners inside Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail The accused Sajid Electricwala a patient suffering from hypertension and epilepsy reportedly handed over some rotis chapatis to the judge so that the latter allow him

08-09-2018

Nalini Sriharan convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has withdrawn a plea for a sixmonth parole for the wedding of her daughter who lives in the UK Nalini has also filed a fresh plea seeking early release a day after the Supreme Court asked the Tamil Nadu Governor to consider the mercy p

08-09-2018

Petrol prices crossed Rs 80 a litre in New Delhi on Saturday to hit an alltime high on the back of rising global crude oil prices Petrol prices at retail outlets hit Rs 8030 per litre in the national capital against Rs7999 on Friday according to the price notification issued by stateowned fuel retai

08-09-2018

The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action In a recent incident policemen disguised themselves in a mob that was pelting stones at security forces and caug

08-09-2018

An Assam court on Friday awarded death sentence to a 19yearold man who was the main accused in gangrape and murder of an 11yearold girl by setting her on fire The sentence was pronounced by the court of chief judicial magistrate Nagaon The convict Zakir Hussain had allegedly taken the lead in raping

08-09-2018

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of failure on all fronts saying it had led to agrarian distress economic turmoil and deteriorating relations with neighbouring countries and called for a national debate on providing an alternative

08-09-2018

Mumbai The Bombay High Court deprecated Friday the practice of people writing directly to the prime minister the president or chief minister making wide allegations against certain persons instead of following due process of law A division bench of Justices S S Shinde and Mridula Bhatkar said this t

08-09-2018

Starting with Bengaluru airport in 2019 biometric technology for facial recognition will be used to verify passenger details According to reports Bangalore International Airport Ltd BIAL the technology will be used to identify passengers by their face when they move across the airport This will elim

07-09-2018

Four members of a family including a fiveyearold boy were found with their throats slit in their house in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad early on Friday The victims had been identified as Kamlesh Devi 55 her daughter Kiran Devi 30 soninlaw Pratap Narayan Mishra 35 and grandson Virat 5A onemonthold girl w

07-09-2018

New Delhi Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said the WiFi available at railway stations is fastest in terms of speed across the country Goyal further said the facility is available at 710 railway stations in India The service which offers thirty minutes of free access to the internet started

07-09-2018

An Air India ThiruvananthapuramMalé flight was stranded after it mistakenly landed on an underconstruction runway at Velana International Airport in the Maldives on Friday Two of the main wheels of the plane got deflated during the landinh According to Reportsall 136 passengers and crew on board the

07-09-2018

New Delhi Two alleged operatives of the Islamic State in Jammu Kashmir ISJK returning to the state with weapons they had picked up from Uttar Pradesh were arrested near the Red Fort by the special cell The two suspects identified as Parvez Rashid and Jamshed Jahoor from Kashmir’s Shopian were arres

07-09-2018

The government has decided to exempt electric vehicles EVs and automobiles run on alternative fuel from permit requirements in a bid to boost such vehicles in the country said  Union Minister Nitin Gadkari He said that states have agreed to abide by the decision Cab aggregators like Ola and Uber cou

07-09-2018

A pregnant woman in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayanagaram district had to be carried to a hospital on Tuesday on a makeshift cloth stretcher in the absence of proper road connectivity in the area Her relatives were carrying her on a makeshift cloth stretcher in the absence of proper road connectivity The h

07-09-2018

Terming demonetisation a disaster Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has demanded the abolition of the ₹2000 currency notes Naidu claimed he had suggested the use of digital currency claiming it is more costeffective but the Centre could not implement it properly He also accused the c

07-09-2018

With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch its pilots have warned the management of “noncooperation” The Naresh Goyalled carrier said it has paid salaries on time to 84 of its employees and is committed to honour its

06-09-2018

Speaking about south Kolkatas Majerhat bridge collapse West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said that stern action will be taken against those responsible for the incident She also pointed out that the bridges were not constructed during the Trinamool Congresss tenure so they should not be the only one to

06-09-2018

The RSS has supported Supreme Courts verdict striking down parts of Section 377 of IPC but called gay sex unnatural The RSS has supported Supreme Courts verdict striking down parts of Section 377 of IPC but called gay sex unnatural Samesex relations and samesex marriages are not natural This is why

06-09-2018

New Delhi As a protest againt the hike  in fuel price The Indian National Congress has declared a Bharath Bandh to be conducted on Monday 10th September The Congress said the people should cooperate with Bharat band  on Monday from 9 am to 3 pm

06-09-2018

In a landmark judgment the fivejudge bench of the Supreme Court unanimously on 6 September partially struck down the Britishera law which criminalised consensual homosexual sex in India Reading out his verdict on scrapping certain parts of Section 377 of IPC that criminalised homosexuality Justice R

06-09-2018

The first state assembly of Telangana has been dissolved nine months before the term of the House expires based on the recommendation of CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and his Cabinet Governor ESL Narasimhan has asked Rao and his Cabinet to continue as a caretaker government till the new government is forme

06-09-2018

New Delhi India’s supreme court has struck down a colonialera law that effectively banned homosexual sex in a landmark ruling for gay rights in the country The court announced the verdict in Delhi on Thursday morning drawing cheers from a crowd of LBGTI Indians and their supporters gathered on a law

06-09-2018

On the first death anniversary of journalist Gauri Lankesh today the new edition of Lankesh Patrike a Kannada weekly tabloid she used to edit was relaunched as Nyaya Patha Narasimha Murthy one of the four says there was no doubt in their minds that they had to continue Lankesh’s legacy despite oppos

05-09-2018

The Supreme Court on Thursday will pronounce the verdict on pleas challenging the validity of Section 377 of Indian Penal Code which criminalises consensual gay sex In July a fivejudge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra concluded hearing the arguments on the contentious issue aft

05-09-2018

A teenage boy in Uttar Pradeshs Ghaziabad was arrested for allegedly raping a 19yearold girl whom he befriended on Facebook The girl initially told her family she was raped by her tutor but he later told cops she had not attended his classes Meanwhile CCTV footage showed her roaming with the boy who

05-09-2018

Three men were given death penalty by a local court in Himachal Pradeshs Shimla on Wednesday for kidnapping and murdering a fouryearold boy in 2014 Yug Gupta was kidnapped on June 14 2014 from Shimla’s Ram Bazaar locality Two years later the skeleton of the missing boy was found in the water tank of

05-09-2018

Sushant Singh Rajput on Tuesday visited the floodravaged state of Nagaland and met with Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio The actor pledged his support in providing aid to the region and has reportedly donated Rs 125 crore to help in relief efforts Earlier Sushant had also contributed ₹1 crore for flood r

05-09-2018

Jet Airways has taken its crew members off flying duty for investigation after a Londonbound flight on August 25 was about to takeoff without taking permission from Air Traffic Control ATC of the Delhi airport The aircraft was reportedly carrying more than 330 passengers at the time of the incident

05-09-2018

Seventeen women including five minor girls have been rescued by police in Bihar’s East Champaran district from alleged sex and human traffickers who managed an orchestra group The raids were carried out after the police reportedly received information about the presence of two Nepali girls who had g

04-09-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind Tuesday urged the youth not to get carried away by the instantness of technology saying they must continue to work hard without the expectation of immediate reward He added The pursuit of excellence should be the key factor that should dominate the minds of future generatio

04-09-2018

Chief Information Commissioner R K Mathur ordered the list of private persons not linked with security who travelled with the Prime Minister of India at government expenditure should be provided to an appellant Last October Karabi Das approached the ministry seeking information on expenses incurred

04-09-2018

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has said the 28yearold woman who allegedly shouted fascist BJP government down down onboard a domestic flight could be a member of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam LTTE A lot of Tamils in Canada are LTTE people and they use this word fascist for the BJP he added Identified a

04-09-2018

The Aligarh Muslim University AMU on Monday hit back at the University Grants Commission UGC over the latters idea to drop the word Muslim from its name saying the proposition is preposterous The name of the university gives us an idea about its history purpose and character and preserving the same

04-09-2018

A Tamil Nadu court has granted bail to a woman who was arrested yesterday for allegedly shouting fascist BJP government down down on a flight in front of BJP state President Tamilisai Soundararajan Soundararajan later filed a complaint and called the 28yearold who is pursuing studies in Canada a ter

04-09-2018

Women belonging to Below Poverty Line BPL families in Rajasthan will soon get free mobile phones under the Bhamashah Yojana the state government has announced CM Vasundhara Raje also announced that the government is planning to launch apps to help the poor get benefits of social schemes easily Furth

04-09-2018

Majerhat bridge in South Kolkata collapsed today following heavy rainfall Nearly 20 people are feared trapped under the debris One minibus a few cars and number of twowheelers were damaged as the bridge collapsed The bridge connects Behala to other parts of Kolkata and runs over the Majerhat railway

04-09-2018

A gold tiffin box weighing two kilogram a cup saucer and spoon studded with rubies diamonds and emeralds were stolen from Nizams Museum in Hyderabad Police suspect the burglar entered the museum through the ventilator and to avoid being caught had bent the CCTV The antiques stolen were reportedly us

04-09-2018

Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Uttar Pradeshs Faizabad has allegedly issued an admit card to a student with Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchans picture on itI had filled up the form with my picture I am worried that my mark sheet might be issued with Amitabh Bachchans picture in it the BEd st

04-09-2018

An MiG 27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in Jodhpur on Tuesday morning The incident was reported from Banar’s Devaliya village The pilot managed to eject safely The police and fire brigade team have reached the spot Attempts are on to douse the fire A court of inquiry will investigate t

04-09-2018

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called on political parties to evolve a consensus on a national code of conduct for MPs and MLAs both inside and outside legislatures In my view political parties must evolve a consensus on the code of conduct for their members both inside the legislature and

03-09-2018

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday blamed former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajans policies for declining economic growth rate over the last three years  Rajiv Kumar said that the GDP growth rate was declining for over halfadozen quarters due to the policies of Raghuram Rajan as RBI governor

03-09-2018

Several sadhus have lodged a protest against the sailing of a fivestar cruise ship on river Ganga which was inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath How can nonvegetarian and liquor be served on holy river Ganga Ganga Mahasabha General Secretary Jitendranand Saraswati asked This comes even as

03-09-2018

In a letter to ticket aspirants and workers ahead of Assembly elections Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee has directed them to become active on social media and to get 15000 likes on their Facebook page and 5000 followers on Twitter It also directed them to have a WhatsApp group of boothlevel worker

03-09-2018

A Brazilian man was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International IGI Airport on Thursday for allegedly trying to smuggle 64 capsules of cocaine worth around Rs 31 crore into the country Officials said that the man had swallowed the capsules in order to escape customs checking at the airport The pas

03-09-2018

A 38yearold Navy officer has been arrested in Kottayam on charges of raping a woman police said Sunday The woman’s father had lodged a complaint with the police alleging that the Navy officer raped his daughter after making a false promise to marry her Murali Kumar a chief petty officer of Navy in M

03-09-2018

As many as 93500 aspirants have applied for 62 vacant posts for a messenger in UP Police for which minimum eligibility required is Class 5th Around 50000 graduates 28000 postgraduates and 3700 PhD holders have applied for 62 vacant posts in the telecom department of UP Police However the department

03-09-2018

The forensic science laboratory FSL report of Yunus a key CBI witness in the Unnao rape case who died recently has ruled out poisoning as the cause of his death Last week Yunus family including his wife reached the residence of CM Yogi Adityanath to protest against the redigging of his body Yunus fa

02-09-2018

The Supreme Court has fined the Income Tax Department ₹10 lakh for making misleading statement about the pendency of an appeal and said that the apex court is not a picnic place The court added it was shocking that the department took the matter so casually The Income Tax Department had delayed the

02-09-2018

No human tissue was found by doctors in the plastic bags suspected to be carrying 14 bodies of newborn babies in Kolkata on Sunday Some dry ice is there An examination is on for exact nature of the material said Kolkata Polices SouthWest Divisions Deputy Commissioner Earlier police suspected an abor

02-09-2018

A 20yearold woman and her fiancé were arrested for murdering her exboyfriend in UPs Mathura The woman claimed her exboyfriend had been threatening to post nude pictures of her online to pressure her into continuing their relationship The woman then invited the 23yearold to a hotel where she drugged

02-09-2018

The government has proposed to amend rules under the Income Tax Act to ensure that children of single mothers do not face problems in securing a PAN Permanent Account Number PAN is compulsory for financial transactions like receiving salary and buying gold above specified limits In April IT departme

02-09-2018

Bodies of 14 newborns in a various stages of decomposition were found wrapped in plastic bags in a vacant land in Haridebpur area in southern Kolkata during a cleaning programme on Sunday The bodies wrapped in plastic bags were found on the grassy land on Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani under the Haridebpu

02-09-2018

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said that reciting sacred texts like Hanuman Chalisa and Bajrang Balis aarti will stop monkeys from causing harm to people He was responding to Mathura residents complaints of monkeys attacking them Adityanath also shared an instance where a monkey came a

01-09-2018

As a consequence of the continuous rainfall and landslides in various parts of Uttarakhand a 100metre long and 50metre deep lake has been formed near the Tehri GarhwalDehradun border forcing the people living in nearby houses to vacate the area on the instructions of the authorities Soon after the d

01-09-2018

India will help Nepal construct a rail link between capital Kathmandu and an Indian border town for smoother movement of passengers and cargo to the landlocked Himalayan nation which neighbouring China is also trying to woo with a similar plan An agreement to study the feasibility of a rail line lin

01-09-2018

Rajasthan BJP leader Badri Narayan Meenas son Bharat Bhushan Meena was arrested after his car ran over four sleeping labourers in Jaipur on Thursday killing two of them Police said 35yearold Bharat Bhushan Meena the son of Karaudi BJP farmer cell head Badri Meena was found to be in an inebriated con

01-09-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the India Post Payments Bank which will go live with 650 branches and 3250 access points Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said loan defaulters will not be spared and the government was working speedily towards recovery of bad loans The government a

01-09-2018

A video showing soldiers from India Pakistan and Russia dancing to Punjabi songs has gone viral The video was taken when India hosted a cultural event during the multinational antiterror drills organised by Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Russia This was the first time that troops from India an

01-09-2018

A gurdwara priest and his wife were apprehended on Saturday for allegedly disrespecting holy scriptures in Punjab’s Ferozepur The couple has been accused of using torn pages of holy scriptures to wrap the tiffin of their two schoolgoing children  According to police the priest’s wife used the pages

01-09-2018

Two boys who broke into their favourite biryani joint in Delhis Sarita Vihar in order to rob the cash counter decided to eat all the biryani they could find when they laid eyes on an empty cash counter and stole a laptop instead Police said the duo had intended to steal money from the cash counter b

01-09-2018

In order to marry another man a married woman in Uttar Pradeshs Faizabad faked her own death After an FIR was lodged alleging that her inlaws killed her for dowry a woman from Uttar Pradeshs Barabanki district was found alive and married to another man in Delhi The police were able to arrest her aft

01-09-2018

As many as 36 Hindu migrants from Pakistan were awarded Indian citizenship in the presence of District Collector Siddharth Mahajan in Jaipur on Thursday 72 Pakistani migrants were granted Indian citizenship earlier and as of now 60 cases are pending as the report from the Intelligence Bureau is yet

31-08-2018

The Maharashtra Police said on Friday there were clear links between the five arrested activists and Naxals When we were confident that clear links have been established then only we moved to take action against these people in different cities Evidence clearly establishes their roles with Maoists A

31-08-2018

Authorities have decided to install automatic rail track fracture detection system across the 508 km bullet train project connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad to prevent accidents The bullet trains will be laced with advanced fire detection system and antiderailment measures while protecting the structur

31-08-2018

Police in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday stopped a man from selling his oneyearold son to arrange money for treatment of his pregnant wife They even pooled in money and donated blood for the woman Arvind Kumar a dailywage worker from Saurikh in Kannauj district had admitted his pregnant wife to the dist

31-08-2018

Terrorists have kidnapped family members of five police personnel in Kashmir after raiding their houses on Thursday The abductions were carried out after the terrorists raided houses of many policemen in the Kashmir Valley Police have launched a massive search operation to trace them Nine of the ten

31-08-2018

Mumbais Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji ‘Maharaj’ International Airport on Thursday Congratulations to the people of Maharashtra the long pending demand is now fulfilled said Suresh Prabhu Minister of Civil Aviation The request was initially made by BJP M

31-08-2018

Banks will largely remain open in the first week of September and there will be no impact on the functioning of ATMs contrary to social media buzz that claimed banks across India will be closed for six days during the week The clarification was made by Ashwani Rana VP of National Organization of Ba

31-08-2018

The Uttarakhand high court on Thursday banned fatwas in the state stepping in after a media report that a panchayat in Haridwar district had asked a 15yearold rape victim and her family to leave their village The court slammed the panchayat for having the audacity to extern the family instead of sym

31-08-2018

Former Andhra Pradesh CM NTR Raos son Nandamuri Harikrishna wasnt wearing a seat belt before the accident on Wednesday Nalagonda police said Had he used a seat beltthe impact wouldve been less and he couldve survived police said adding the actorpolitician was thrown out of the car on the other side

30-08-2018

Syed Shakeel Yousuf the son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin was arrested by National Investigation Agency NIA in Srinagar on Thursday in connection with a 2011 terror funding case Shakeel who works as a lab technician at the ShereKashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura is the second s

30-08-2018

A passenger bitten by a rat while travelling on a train was on Wednesday awarded a compensation of Rs 25000 by a consumer forum which also directed the railways to pay additional Rs 2000 towards medical expenses District Consumer Forum president R V Dheenadayalan and member S Rajalakshmi awarded the

30-08-2018

A Buddhist monk was detained on Wednesday in Bihars Bodh Gaya for allegedly sexually abusing 15 boys from Assam studying at a schoolcummeditation centre run by him Superintendent of Police City Gaya Anil Kumar said the monk was being interrogated by Town Deputy SP Rajkumar ShahThe monk ran an instit

30-08-2018

Chennai The second bench of the Madras High Court has directed the authorities concerned to provide a separate lane for VIPs including sitting judges of the High Court to pass through the toll plazas in the country without any hindrance Any violation of this directive will be viewed seriously and sh

30-08-2018

The Delhi consumer commission has asked a private hospital here to pay Rs 25 lakh as compensation to the family of a man who died there during treatment due to deficient service The Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has asked the Jaipur Golden Hospital to pay Rs 24 lakh as compensat

30-08-2018

Four policemen were martyred during a terrorist attack in Kashmirs Shopian district on Wednesday The attack took place close to the fruit mandi at Bongam in south Kashmir’s Shopian district The incident happened hours after security forces killed two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Anantnag They wer

30-08-2018

Jalandhar Police arrested Chandigarhs first woman cab driver Navdeep Kaur accused of carjacking and kidnapping along with two others on Monday Kaur who goes by the alias Deep is famously known as first woman cabbie in Chandigarh Her husband Gurwinder Singh has already been serving a jail term in Cha

30-08-2018

A teacher at a school in Gujarat allegedly cut off rakhis tied on students wrists a day after Rakshabandhan The Gujarat government has sought explanation from a school in Gandhinagar following allegations that one of its teachers forcibly removed rakhis tied on the wrists of students Some parents ha

30-08-2018

A 10yearold girl was allegedly molested by her elder brother after he forced her to drink liquor at their house in Carterpuri village in Palam Vihar on Monday police said on Tuesday The 22yearold man was arrested on Tuesday morning when he came to the house to collect his belongings after fleeing th

29-08-2018

The Supreme Court today heard a plea challenging the arrest of five activists who were rounded up for alleged Maoists links from different parts of the country on Tuesday Maharashtra Police had arrested five leftwing activists Sudha Bhardwaj Varavara Rao Gautam Navlakha Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Fe

29-08-2018

New Delhi The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday asked the states to ban Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems ENDS including ecigarettes vape esheesha ehookah etc in a bid to protect children adolescents and women of reproductive age from several health risks Children and nonsmokers us

29-08-2018

Banks have received 993 of the ₹500 and ₹1000 notes invalidated after PM Narendra Modi governments demonetisation move in November 2016 the Reserve Bank of India RBI said in its annual report for 201718 An amount of Rs 107 billion has not yet been received by the RBI after the cash ban the report sa

29-08-2018

An FIR has been lodged after 30 children from Jharkhand went missing from a shelter home in Punjabs Ludhiana district police said on Tuesday The complaint filed before the antihuman trafficking unit AHTU of the Chaibasa police also accused the Ludhianabased Paskin Mary Cross Child Shelter Home of co

29-08-2018

The Union Cabinet today approved the release of an additional instalment of dearness allowance DA for central government employees and dearness relief to pensioners with effect from 1 July 2018 The DA hike will benefit about 4841 lakh central government employees and 62 lakh pensioners The decision

29-08-2018

PM Narendra Modi has said that everybody should train themselves not to spread dirt through social media In a video interaction with Bharatiya Janata Party workers and volunteers from Varanasi his Lok Sabha constituency Modi said everybody should train themselves to never use social media platforms

29-08-2018

The process for selecting three astronauts for India’s first manned space flight will begin at the earliest to give them enough time to train for the 2022 mission which is slated to cost less than ₹10000 crore ISRO Chairman K Sivan on Tuesday said the three astronauts chosen for Indias first manned

29-08-2018

Nandamuri Harikrishna actorpolitician and son of former Andhra Pradesh CM NT Rama Raoalso the father of popular Telugu film actor Jr NTR  passed away on Wednesday morning after he met with an accident on the Annaparthi road near Narketpally in Telanganas Nalgonda district He was 61  Reportedly the T

29-08-2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said roughly 6000 railway stations will be WiFienabled in the next six to eight months The minister also stressed on the need for highspeed Internet connectivity in the remotest parts of the country “We believe that if we have to leverage digital technology the basi

29-08-2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi who is on a twoday visit to floodhit Kerala let an air ambulance take off before his own helicopter at a helipad in Chengannur on Tuesday Pictures also showed Gandhi walking towards the ambulance to check on the patient He then proceeded back to his helicopter and wai

28-08-2018

A video of rainwater gushing through the ceiling of Guwahatis international airport has gone viral The video shows rainwater pouring from the light sockets in the newlyexpanded baggage screening area of Assams only international airport While passengers complained about getting drenched the airport

28-08-2018

Two members of a gang involved in drawing blood out of youngsters after sedating them were caught redhanded by Basti police on Monday The police had laid out a trap based on a tipoff and caught the culprits when they were extracting blood from a child after luring him into a clinic by offering him a

28-08-2018

The Tripura government has issued a dress code barring government officials from wearing jeans cargo pants and sunglasses It has instructed them against using mobile phones during meetings In a memo it also directed magistrates and top district officials to ensure that the dress code is followed at

28-08-2018

The government on Monday announced that industries including real estate power and agriculture will be able to legally fly drones in the country for commercial purposes from December 1 Initially drones will be allowed only along visual lineofsight during daytime with a maximum altitude of 400 feet T

28-08-2018

Two Supreme Court judges — Kurian Joseph and KM Joseph — took to the stage and sang songs in Hindi English and Malayalam at a fundraising event for Kerala flood victims Monday evening The function comes days after Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra announced that all the judges of the apex court don

28-08-2018

Nearly 37 years after an Air India plane was hijacked and commandeered to Pakistan a Delhi court on Monday acquitted two of the accused in the case who were charged with waging war against the country The court said that the prosecution had miserably failed to prove its case against them beyond reas

27-08-2018

Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in over a dozen states including Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra besides eastern coast in the next two days Heavy rains are expected over isolated places in Uttarakhand Rajasthan Jharkhand Assam and other Northeastern states the National Disaster M

27-08-2018

At least 12 persons were injured after clashes broke out between protestors and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir as many parts of the valley observed a spontaneous shutdown following rumours about scrapping of Article 35A Meanwhile a threejudge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and J

27-08-2018

Suspended Gorakhpur BRD Medical College Hospital Doctor Kafeel Khan on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath of doing politics in infant death case Reacting to Adityanaths remark Khan said he is doing politics and trying to mislead people on the issueWhat CM has said is incorre

27-08-2018

Former Prime Minister Manmohan wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi raising concern over what he termed as an governments’s ‘agenda’ to ‘change the nature and character’ of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library NMML and the Teen Murti complex The former PM in his letter has asserted that the h

27-08-2018

One died and many trapped as a building collapsed in Ahmedabad The incident happened in the Aadav section of Ahmedabad Many people are trapped in the ruins of the building Four people were rescued There are about ten people who are trapped Following a warning that the building could be broken at any

27-08-2018

A special SIT court in Ahmedabad today convicted two of the five accused to the life sentence in the train burning at Godhra in 2002 The court also acquitted three others in the case  These persons were accused of burning the S6 coach in 2002 at Godhra Six persons were absconding when the special co

27-08-2018

At least seven people are feared trapped under debris after two blocks of a fourstorey government colony building for the economically weaker section collapsed in Ahmedabad on Sunday nightOfficials said the building was declared unsafe a day ago and 150 occupants were evacuated Mayor Bijal Patel tol

27-08-2018

Former UN SecretaryGeneral and Noble Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan will be laid to rest in his home country Ghana on September 13 The President said Annan will be given a full state burial that “befits his status as a global icon diplomat and statesmanAnnan will be buried at the Burma Camp militar

26-08-2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI on Sunday said it has established links between the murders of Punebased rationalist Narendra Dabholkar and Bengalurubased journalist Gauri Lankesh It also asked for extension of police custody of one of the prime suspects Sachin Andure The agency has recovere

26-08-2018

Four terrorists were arrested this morning after a brief gunfight with security forces in the upper reaches Jammu and Kashmirs Kupwaradistricts Handwara while they trying to cross across the Line of Control or LoC A team of the army and the state police surrounded a group of newly recruited terroris

26-08-2018

Reliance Naval and Engineering on Saturday said that Anil Ambani has resigned as the companys director with immediate effect Ambani resigned in compliance with Companies Act 2013 prescribing the limit on directorships to only 10 public companies the company said Reliance Naval and Engineering operat

26-08-2018

A complaint was filed against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a court  seeking registration of a defamation case against him for allegedly tarnishing and lowering the image of the countryThe complaint was filed by advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Hari Prasad wh

26-08-2018

A day after Karnataka Tourism Minister Sa Ra Mahesh had a spat with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman the BJPled government at the Centre accused him of lowering the dignity of the Rajya Sabha The Ministry of Defence issued a statement in New Delhi stating that Maheshs remarks had showed utter lac

26-08-2018

Women seeking to end early pregnancies in England soon will be allowed to take an abortion pill at home under a new government plan set to take effect by the end of the year Currently women undergoing medical abortions up to the 10th week of a pregnancy must take two pills at a clinic 24 to 48 hours

25-08-2018

The Defence Ministry on Saturday approved procurement worth nearly Rs 46000 crore including the purchase of 24 multirole helicopters for the Navy and manufacturing of 111 naval utility helicopters in India through a Strategic Partnership route The Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minist

25-08-2018

Air India on Friday clarified that a letter pretending to be an official letter announcing the permanent shutdown of the airline from October 1 2018 is absolutely fake The fake letter claimed the board of directors unanimously called for the airlines shutdown due to poor profit margins Employees are

25-08-2018

A car carrying BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao hit two women in Andhra Pradeshs Guntur on Friday killing one on the spot “I was sleeping on a back seat when the incident happened I was at the spot for 45 minutes until police came injured woman was taken to hospital a vehicle arrived to take the deceased l

25-08-2018

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman got into a heated exchange of words with Karnataka Minister Sa Ra Mahesh when the former was on her visit to Karnatakas floodhit Kodagu district on Friday to review the armys relief operations Nirmala Sitharaman lost her cool at a press conference and blasted Karn

25-08-2018

The first Humboldt Penguin chick in the country which hatched in the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan Zoo also called the Byculla Zoo in Mumbai on August 15 has died The Humboldt Penguin chick died on August 22 night due to anomalies associated with newborn penguins The zoo has four female penguins an

25-08-2018

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday launched Neta App a technology platform that allows voters to rate their political representatives The app’s makers say it would help “fostering political accountability by being an early indicator of how a leader’s performance is being perceived by the vo

25-08-2018

The government of India has reportedly withdrawn the security clearance for English news channel Al Jazeera The television channel will be required to stop broadcasting in the country without the license reported The Economic Times Sources reportedly told the newspaper that the decision to cancel th

24-08-2018

A consumer redressal commission in Delhi has directed a private hospital and doctor to give ₹20lakh compensation to a patient who lost four fingers on his right hand after being given the wrong injection 17 years ago Delhi’s Vimhans Hospital and a doctor associated with it have been ordered to pay R

24-08-2018

The Jharkhand High Court has ordered fodder scam convict and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to surrender by August 30 and rejected his plea for a threemonth extension on medical grounds On August 10 the court had extended Yadavs bail till August 20 He is currently admitted at the Asian Heart Institute

24-08-2018

A selfstyled godman known as Kissing Baba has been arrested in Assam for allegedly sexually exploiting female devotees The accused claims that he has acquired supernatural powers from Lord Vishnu to solve physical and psychological problems of women through his chamatkari chumban miraculous smooch p

24-08-2018

Passengers travelling in Delhis DTC and cluster buses can now use their metro cards to pay bus fares after the service was launched on Friday The launch of the epaying services through a “common mobility card” comes after a fivemonth delay It had been announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in J

24-08-2018

The Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha’s official website was hacked purportedly by Team Kerala Cyber Warriors on Friday  The landing page of the website httpwwwabhmorgin displayed a recipe to make “Kerala Spicy Nadan Beef Curry” The website hacking was apparently in response to ABHM chief Swami Chakra

24-08-2018

New Delhi The water level will be kept 2 to 3 feet below the permissible limit at the Mullaperiyar dam the Supreme Court has said The current water level is at 139998 feet Responding to the Kerala governments affidavit Tamil Nadu said that this is a clever device to get out of the SC judgment which

24-08-2018

According to Reports WhatsApp turned down Indias demand for a solution to track the origin of messages on its platform It has said building traceability will undermine endtoend encryption and affect the protection of user privacy The Facebookowned firm said the messaging platform was used for all ki

24-08-2018

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Kushalnagar in Kodagu district and headed towards Madikeri to assess the damage caused by floods She assured the people of Indian Armys help in rebuilding the devastated regions roadsI can assure you that the task force of the Indian Armys Border Roads Org

24-08-2018

After announcing that all 8000 candidates who had appeared for an examination for the post of accountant in the Goa government had failed  the Accounts department would ask for a reevaluation of the answer papers Goas director of accounts Prakash Pereira in a notification issued on August 21 had sai

24-08-2018

Following an alert for heavy rain The Himachal Pradesh government has ordered all educational institutions in Kangra district to remain closed The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh on Friday Last week at least 19 people were killed fo

24-08-2018

Putting an end to speculations surrounding simultaneous polls Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat  emphatically ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the state assemblies along with the Lok Sabha polls anytime soon There has been some speculation in the recent weeks that A

24-08-2018

Rahul Gandhi accused the Modi government of taking away protection from minorities and hitting the informal economy through demonetisation and GST causing anger which is leading to lynching incidents In his  address in Hamburg he traced the creation of Islamic State to warn against a similar situati

24-08-2018

With the Central government not keen on accepting foreign aid for the floodravaged Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has specifically pointed out the case of the United Arab Emirates saying the Gulf country cannot be considered as “any other nation” Vijayan said while referring to Rs 700 crore

23-08-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he dreams of every family having a home of its own by 2022 when the nation will celebrate 75 years of independence He was addressing a gathering at Jujwa village in Gujarat’s Valsad town after interacting with the beneficiaries of the housing scheme The

23-08-2018

As many as nine coaches of Bihar Sampark Kranti Express which runs between Darbhanga and New Delhi have been painted with Mithila art a traditional art form of Bihar Madhubani art is popular all over the world and now Indian Railways is using the art form to adorn nine coaches of the 12565 Bihar Sam

23-08-2018

Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested Abdul Razak Ismail Supariwala builder of Crystal Tower in Mumbais Parel in connection with the fire at the residential tower which claimed four lives A case of culpable homicide among others has been registered against him The fire broke out on the 12th floor of t

23-08-2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  returned to his office after a threemonth gap during which he underwent a kidney transplant surgery The 65yearold Union Minister attired in formal trousers and wearing a characteristic smile on his face headed directly to his office which wore a new look after a fresh

23-08-2018

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passed away in New Delhi on Wednesday night at the age of 95 Nayar died around 1230 am at the Escorts hospital his elder son Sudhir Nayar said He was suffering from pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital five days back The veteran journalist a proponent of IndiaPa

23-08-2018

The US space agency Nasa on Tuesday released satellite measurements of Kerala rainfall to demonstrate how crucial was the role of Western Ghats in triggering heavy rainfall over south Karnataka and Kerala that displaced nearly 800000 people Although the extreme Himalayan topography is much more well

23-08-2018

The Ministry of Civil Aviation released the draft UDAN International scheme on Tuesday evening As per the draft the scheme provides for a subsidy to selected airlines for the unsold seats from the number of seats as a bid by the airline to make operations viable There is no cap on airfare as in the

23-08-2018

A college student in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri filed a complaint with the police on Wednesday about an unknown caller who allegedly tried to incite her into participating in ‘Momo Game’ challenge a new virtual suicide game The girl said she had posted on social media that she wished to take her own l

23-08-2018

The Indian government has asked its missions abroad to decline offers of foreign aid for flood relief operations in Kerala India through emails has instructed all its missions abroad to decline offers of aid from foreign governments for the state of Kerala The External Affairs Ministry wrote to Indi

22-08-2018

The fire that ripped through Crystal Towers in Mumbais Parel could have claimed many more lives had it not been for the heroics of Zen Sadavarte The young girl all of 10 used the learnings from her disaster management lessons to offer useful advice and rescue the residents of the building Four perso

22-08-2018

Around 8000 candidates who appeared for an examination for the post of accountant conducted by Goa governments Directorate of Accounts have failed to clear it About 11000 candidates had applied for the 80 posts but only around 8000 appeared for the exam held in January Only candidates who possessed

22-08-2018

Mumbai Four people have died  as a fire broke out at Crystal Tower residential apartment in Mumbais Parel on Wednesday morning The fire broke out on the 12th floor of Crystal Tower near Hindmata Cinema which gradually spread to the 13th 14th and 15th floors Initially 10 firefighting engines were pre

22-08-2018

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan confirmed that a total of 13 individuals have been sentenced to death in connection with the raping of minor girls in the state Madhya Pradesh was the first state to promulgate a law to award death penalty to individuals accused in rape of minor gi

22-08-2018

Threeyearold P Sanjana from Chennai shot 1111 arrows in threeandahalf hours in a bid to set a Guinness World Record Sanjana shot the arrows on a target eight metres away and took fiveminutelong breaks after every hour Official observers from the South Asia Archery Association SAAA documented the fea

21-08-2018

A 25yearold man who was allegedly posing as a doctor at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS here was arrested on Monday police said Ashish Tripathi a resident of Ghaziabad was found roaming inside one of the wards of the hospital wearing a white coat they added Upon police interrogatio

21-08-2018

Activists in Mumbai  are in touch with volunteers in Kerala to help rescue animls stranded in the floods and even set up a call centre Activist Anand Siva said more than 500 animals in distress  including dogs cats cows and snakes were attended to in the past few days Siva said the call centre numbe

21-08-2018

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government has issued a directive asking all government and private colleges to ban students from using mobile phones on premises Centrerun institutes like IIT Madras have been exempted from the ban stating their students know how to use mobiles reasonably This comes after com

20-08-2018

Tharoor who has been facing trial on charges of abetment of suicide and committing cruelty in Sunanda Pushkar case had sought permission from Patiala Court to allow him to visit  the family of former UN SecretaryGeneral Kofi Annan who passed away recently Now The Delhi court on Monday granted permis

20-08-2018

A soldier who claimed in a viral video that the Kerala CM is not letting the Army help in the flood ravaged state is fake The Indian Army clarified that there is an imposter wearing an Army combat uniform and is spreading disinformation The ADG PIIndian Army was quick to react and bust the news as f

20-08-2018

Over three lakh people are living in relief camps as Kerala battles the worst flooding in a century As water levels recede the task now is to rebuild the state and the government is now seeking help from people not for relief material but for their skills There will be no electricity in homes carpen

20-08-2018

Jharkhand Eleven people were arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls in the Lohardaga district of Jharkhand The accused all aged between 18 and 28 years had raped the girls on August 16 when they were going to the Hirhi Harra Toli area along with their neighbour They were travelling on a motor

20-08-2018

New Delhi A 62yearold lady don was arrested for allegedly running several crime syndicates for nearly two decades in Delhis Sangam Vihar the police said on Saturday Police said a total of 113 cases including murder contract killing extortion kidnapping for ransom bootlegging and robbery are register

19-08-2018

The Maharashtra government has announced an immediate aid of ₹20 crore for floodhit Kerala The announcement comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced ₹500 crore relief fund for the state after a meeting with CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday It has also prepared to send 25000 packets of assor

19-08-2018

Delhi All AAP MPs MLAs and ministers will donate their onemonth salary for the relief work in floodravaged Kerala Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today and also urged the city government employees to contribute at least oneday salary for the cause The Chief Minister who yesterday announced

18-08-2018

A Nigerian national and his Indian girlfriend have been arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of providing them jobs abroad police said today Imasaun Henry Omorogby and his girlfriend Sheela Dey have been running a scam using fake bank accounts and data from various websites to lure pe

18-08-2018

New Delhi The Congress on Saturday demanded that the floods in Kerala be declared a national disaster Taking to twitter Congress President Rahul Gandhi wrote Dear PM Please declare Kerala floods a National Disaster without any delay The lives livelihood and future of millions of our people is at sta

18-08-2018

Speaking about the accommodation facilities at the Asian Games Village in Indonesia an athlete from the Indian contingent said Rooms are on the smaller side It has three beds each and a single bathroom Athletes including Indians have given a thumbs up to the variety of food on offer at the Asian Gam

18-08-2018

New delhi The Supreme Court today said it would hear in October a plea by one of the convicts in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case regarding the status of probe by the CBIled Multi Disciplinary Monitoring Agency MDMA into conspiracy behind the murder The MDMA set up in 1998 has b

17-08-2018

Two people were arrested after a 50yearold NRI businessman died of cardiac arrest following an assault in the posh DLF 2 township in Gurgaon police said Friday Somou Balaya was assaulted by a private security guard Pradeep Singh 46 and his employer Manik Khosla 26 after an argument over directions B

17-08-2018

Thousands of people paid  homage to India’s former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body was  taken to his Hindu nationalist party’s headquarters before cremation on the banks of the Yamuna River Many paid tribute to the threetime prime minister in his home in the morningPrime Minister Nar

17-08-2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condoled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayees death and praised his vision for famously characterising USIndia ties as a natural partnership of shared endeavours Recounting the former Prime Ministers many contributions the US statement said He championed

17-08-2018

The railways said the Railway Recruitment Board exams scheduled for Friday for the post of assistant loco pilots and technicians will go ahead as per schedule We are announcing that tomorrows RRB exam will be conducted in all the three shifts as per schedule This is being done through the RRB websit

17-08-2018

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA has advised airlines to operate relief flights to flood affected Kerala and not to overprice air tickets It also informed carriers to reschedule their flights to and from Cochin to Trivandrum and Calicut reports said Operations at Cochin airport have be

16-08-2018

New Delhi The Supreme Court has said that the Disaster Management Committee will sit with the National Crisis Management tomorrow to bring down the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam The court said that both Kerala and Tamil Nadu will cooperate with the committee to give displaced people adequate s

16-08-2018

A flood alert has been issued at Salem Erode Namakkal Karur and the Cauvery delta districts due to heavy inflow into Mettur and Bhavani Sagar dams in Mettur and Bhavani respectively even as heavy rain continued to lash Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts early on Thursday With rains pounding the

16-08-2018

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP stalwart passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the national capital on Thursday  He was 93 It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Former Prime Minister of India Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 0505 pm

16-08-2018

A teenage girl was allegedly dragged into a jungle and gangraped by four miscreants in West Singhbhum district Jharkhand on Wednesday Two sisters along with two friends were walking towards ChaibasaHatgamariah main road when four miscreants intercepted them near Talaburu railway crossing yesterday e

16-08-2018

The Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Centre for its approval to rename Bareilly airport to Nath Nagri which is believed to be an ancient name of the city which had worshippers of Lord Shiva It has also proposed renaming Kanpurs Chakeri airport after freedom fighter Ganesh Shankar Vidyarth

16-08-2018

Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha on Wednesday set up the first Hindu court which will function on the lines of Shariat courts The court was set up as the government didnt take action against the establishment of Shariat courts the group claimed The court will deal with issues related to harassment of

16-08-2018

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhis All India Institute for Medical Sciences AIIMS on Wednesday The AIIMS held a press conference on Wednesday 13 June and announced that former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee is responding positively to the

15-08-2018

The national flag dropped during a flaghoisting ceremony led by BJP President Amit Shah at the BJP head office in Delhi on Wednesday Amit Shah found himself in an embarrassing situation as while hoisting the flag when he pulled the rope the flag dropped on the ground by mistake The mistake was corre

15-08-2018

Two persons including a temple priest were allegedly beaten to death by unknown assailants when they were sleeping on the terrace of a Shiv temple in Uttar Pradeshs Aligarh The incident has left one saint sadhu injured The deceased priest have been identified as 60yearold Kalidas Yadav and 50yearold

15-08-2018

An officiating postmaster in a village of the Bhadrak district of Odisha was suspended Tuesday after finding around 6000 letters and packages with some dating back to 2004 were lying undelivered in the post office Postal delivery agent postman Jagannath Puhan who was officiated as branch postmaster

15-08-2018

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in his address on Independence Day made references to the criticism he faced from senior judges earlier this year  He said “To criticise attack and destroy a system is quite easy What is difficult and challenging is to transform it into a performing one For this on

15-08-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the worlds largest governmentfunded healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat will be rolled out on September 25 on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay The ambitious scheme aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually for over 10

15-08-2018

A businessman was arrested at Delhis IGI Airport on Thursday after he screamed bomb at a boarding gate and threatened to crash a plane  According to CISF officers the man was identified as Amar Chaudhary a businessman who sells electronic goods He had arrived at the Delhi airport to board an Air Ind

15-08-2018

The halfburnt body of a 50yearold French tourist has been found in Tamil Nadus Avikkottai village The killing came to light on Sunday after the halfburnt body of M Pierre Boutier wrapped in a gunny bag was found in an irrigation channel Police arrested 29year old Thirumurugan a resident of Avikkotta

14-08-2018

Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon passed away at the age of 90 after suffering a cardiac arrest on Tuesday Tandon was admitted to a hospital in Raipur after he suffered a cardiac arrest earlier in the day He was appointed as the governor of the state on 14 July 2014Tandon has served as cabinet

14-08-2018

In an interview released by Madame Tussauds P M Narendra Modi had requested that Mahatma Gandhis wax figure be the first statue at the Delhi museum and not his The request was made after Narendra Modi was informed that his was the first wax figure to be included in the museum that opened doors to th

14-08-2018

The body of former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee who passed away aged 89 on Monday will be donated to the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata for medical research Chatterjee had pledged to donate his body to the hospital in 2002 Chatterjees body was taken from the hospital to the Calcutta High Court whe

14-08-2018

NewDelhi A CCTV grab of a man who is suspected to have opened fire at JNU student activist Umar Khalid on Monday has surfaced online The CCTV footage recovered by the police shows the suspect fleeing from the spot  Police have recovered CCTV footage which shows the attacker fleeing from the spot Uma

14-08-2018

New Delhi The Centre has denied accusations that a Chinese company has been given a contract to print Indian currency The Ministry of Finance in a statement said Reports about any Chinese currency printing corporation getting any orders for printing Indian currency notes are totally baseless Subash

14-08-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a proposal seeking to issue hologrambased coloured stickers for vehicles in Delhi based on the fuel used The MoRTH told a bench headed by justice M B Lokur that hologrambased sticker of lightblue colour will be used for petrol and CNG run vehicles while similar s

13-08-2018

An unidentified man opened fire at JNU student activist Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club of India in New Delhi where he had gone to attend an event As per Khalid and his friends two men approached them and one of them had a pistol They alleged that two shots were fired at Khalid however the JNU

13-08-2018

ISRO has announced its plans to launch incubators across India to support startups working on building newer solutions in rocketry communication satellites and applications based on remote sensing data The idea is to help space startups as well as exploit them commercially to create a strong space e

13-08-2018

A  40yearold man has been arrested for allegedly burning a copy of the Constitution of India in protest against the amendments in the SCST Act The accused had also shouted slogans against Dalit icon BR Ambedkar who is known as the Father of the Constitution The Complaint filed by Akhil Bhartiya Bhee

13-08-2018

Chennai The Madras High Court dismissed all petitions against the burial of former CM and DMK Chief Karunanidhi at the Marina Beach and ruled in favour of the DMK Earlier the ruling AIDMK head refused to allot the land citing legal complications The DMK had requested burial space next to Karunanidhi

08-08-2018

Chennai President Kovind on Sunday visited ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi at the Hospital and enquired about his healthAt the hospital the President Briefly interacted with Karunanidhis son and DMK working president M K Stalin and DMK MP KanimozhiThe President who arrived here from Hyderabad dro

05-08-2018

Two days after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Kalaignar M Karunanidhi was rushed to hospital for emergency medical treatment a photograph of the ailing leader has been released The photo tweeted by those managing the official Twitter account of Karunanidhi shows Vice President Venkaiah Naidu payin

29-07-2018

Chennai A lion cub Tamil nadus Vabdalur Zoo was named Jaya after late chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Jayalalitha Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami named the lion club after the late AIADMK supremo as she was always known as a lioness a lady with the iron firstE Palaniswami has named another male cu

26-07-2018

Continuing its flurry of arrests the special investigation team SIT probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh picked up 50 years old Rajesh Bangera from Madikeri in Kodagu district Bangera was produced before a magistrate on Tuesday and has been remanded in police custody till August 6This is t

26-07-2018

Two lakshareTaiba terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in kashmirs anantang following an intelligence input about their presence inside a house the police has said The police said this was a difficult operation as it was in a crowded locality All civilians were evacuated and t

26-07-2018

The Bihar government will now grant facility of reservation in promotion to the scheduled castesScheduled Tribes personnel in its servicesThe decision has been taken following an advice received from the  Union Personnel and Training Department in the ligt of the order passed by the Supreme Court on

22-07-2018

The ATM operations industry on Fridays said an investment of Rs 100 crore will be needed to recalibrate 24 lakh ATM across the country to make them ready for dispensing new Rs100 notes Over 12 months of time will be needed for recalibration said Hitachi Payment Services Managing Director RBI on Thur

21-07-2018

Lucknow As per the last wish of noted poet and lyricist Gopal Das Neeraj his body will be donated to the students of the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Aligarh Muslim University instead of cremationNeeraj had a breathed his last at AIIMS in New Delhi on Thursday at the age of 94 As per the fami

21-07-2018

Uttarakashi A team of mountaineers found the wreckage of an AN12 aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in 1968 and body of one the 102 soldiers on board at Dhaka glacier in Himachal Pradesh The plane crashed in the lahaul valley of Himachal Pradesh while flying from Chandigarh to Leh on February

21-07-2018

Indian womens T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur has come down hard at the criticism she is facing for allegedly producing a fake graduation degree that earned her a job of a Deputy Superintendent in Punjab PoliceAccording to report Punjab Police who had given Kaur the rank of a Deputy Superintendent aft

14-07-2018

New Delhi The supreme court maintained that no tax will be levied on the Delhi Noida Direct DND flyway for now The court was hearing a plea filed by the Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited NTBCL against an Allahabad High Court orderAllahabad High Court had on October 26 2016 ordered that no toll would

14-07-2018

A video showing waterlogging and leakage inside the Delhi Secretariat has emerged after heavy rain was reported in the area In the video several parts of the ceiling can be seen leaking heavily while water covers the floor of the room Meanwhile the meteorological department has predicted heavy rainf

13-07-2018

A19 year old student died during a mock drill conducted by the National Disaster management authority in a coimbatore college on thursday police said A video of the insident shows the girl N Logeswari standing on the ledge on the second floor of the college building and being assisted by NDMA traine

13-07-2018

Panchkula Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women their fingers will be chopped offKutta further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemesIf anyone dares to point fingers

13-07-2018

The Archaeological Survey of India ASI has issued orders to allow photography within the premises of centrally protected monuments hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned the logic behind the existing restrictions at an eventPhotography will be allowed in all of the monuments and archaeo

13-07-2018

New Delhi To discourage the practice of dowry and ward off false cases registered under the dowry prohibition laws the Supreme Court has recommended the central government to make it mandatory for families to submit wedding expenditure to the concerned marriage officer The Apex court issued a notice

12-07-2018

Hyderabad 30 people including 22 telecallers have been arrested by the Cyberabad police in New Delhi for allegedly cheating nearly 2000 SBI credit card holders to the tune of Rs 5 croreCyberabad police commissioner VC Sajjanar told reporters here they acted on a complaint that some unknown persons p

12-07-2018

Dada J P Vaswani the Spiritual head of the Sadhu Vaswani mission passed away on Thursday at the age of 99An acclaimed writer humanitarian philosopher and educator Vaswani excelled as a student and had obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at the age of 17 He also wrote a thesis on The scattering o

12-07-2018

Lucknow The regional passport office here today transferred an official accused of humiliating an interfaith couple and expressed regret over the incidentRegional passport officer Piyush Verma said a show cause notice has been issued to the officer and he has been transferred with immediate effect

21-06-2018

Nirmala sitharaman visits Aurangzeb’s family in Jammu and Kashmir Defense minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday met the family of riflemen Aurangzeb who was abducted and later killed by terrorists in Pulwama’s GusooThe defense Minister met the family of deceased at his residence in Jammu and Ka

20-06-2018

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian will be leaving the finance ministry because of “pressing family commitments” and will return to the USSubramanian was appointed as CEA to the finance ministry on October 16 2014 for a period of three year

20-06-2018

Srinagar National conference NC leader Omar Abdullah on Wednesday called for immediate dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and holding of fresh elections in the stateIn a surprise move the BJP on Tuesday pulled out of the threeyearold ruling coalition with the PDP in the state

20-06-2018

At least 5 people have died in a major fire that broke out inside SSJ international Hotel in Lucknow’s Charbagh during the early hours of Tuesday 19 June“More than 50 people were rescued from the building Cause of fire still to be ascertained If we find any lapse on hotels part during pour investiga

19-06-2018

Questioning who authorized Delhi CM Arvind Kejrival to sit on dharma at lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s house residence the Delhi High Court has said “You can’t go inside someone’s house and hold a strike there “The government advocate called the protest an “individual decision” This comes after B

18-06-2018

Patna Two Chinese nationals were arrested in a drunken state for violating the liquor ban in force in Bihar the police said on Monday The arrests took place on Sunday night“We have launched a probe to find out how they got the liquor ”Patna senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said The two w

18-06-2018

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday pitched for safety in Railways and said “any work related to safety will be given the highest priority”Addressing the media here Goyal said punctuality cleanliness and catering were 3 issues on which we’ve done reviews of 7 zones While efforts to improve

18-06-2018

New Delhi  After installing biotoilets in almost all the train coaches the Indian Railways is now mulling to replace them with ”upgraded” vacuum biotoilets Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has saidIn an interview to the media the minister said that to compete with the airlines replacing the biotoilets

17-06-2018

Kolkata In a most bizarre series of events a 55yearold women died twice the same day Sibani Biswas’ first death was when a hospital declared her dead However her family noticed her breathing as she lay on the funeral pyre She was then rushed to another hospital where she was declared dead upon arriv

16-06-2018

Parashuram Waghmare the last of the six suspects arrested in connection with the killing of journalistactivist Gauri Lankesh was her assassin the SIT probing the sensational case said today A senior official in the Special Investigation Team also said the same weapon was used to shoot Lankesh and ra

15-06-2018

BhubaneswarNew Delhi The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation IRCTC has brought in a few changes in the ticket booking system wherein passengers will have to be cautious before booking normal tickets as well Tatkal and Premium Tatkal tickets This apart IRCTC has clarified about refund in

14-06-2018

New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the fitness video he put out on Twitter as bizarre and ridiculousAt the Iftar party hosted by him Gandhi citing the video said Did you see the PMs fitness video It is ridiculousIt is bizarrethis is b

14-06-2018

The Aadharissuing body UIDAI has delayed the introduction of face reconition facility for authentication by one month to August 1 in order to get enough time to prerpare for a smooth rolloutUnique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told that some more time will be needed to pr

13-06-2018

New Delhi Thunderstorm accompanied with squall dust storm rain and hailstone is very likely to occur during next hours till 9PM over several areas in Uttar Pradesh The regions to be affected are gonda  Shravasti Faizabad Basti districts and joining areasAn advisory issued by metrological Centre Luck

13-06-2018

A Lesbian couple Committed suicide in Ahmedabad by jumping into the Sabarmati river after they threw a 3 year old girl into the water The girl was the daughter of one of the deceased women Gujarat Police said on MondayThey apparently committed suicide in the wee hours It appears that they first thre

12-06-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi on Monday evening Vajpayee was admitted to AIIMS in the morning for routine checkup on the advice of doctors Vajpayees condition is stated to be stable nowWhile

11-06-2018

Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre KSNDMC in collaboration with Indian Institute of Science and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike BBMP is working on a dedicate monsoon mobile app to alert local residents of impending heavy rain and flood in Bengaluru Currently KSNDMC has placed sev

08-06-2018

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind will not host an Iftar party this year at the Rashtrapati Bhavan “After the President took over office he decided there would be no religious celebrations or observances in a public building such as Rashtrapati Bhavan on taxpayer expense This is in keeping with

06-06-2018

The ministry of information and broadcasting has released Rs 617 crore towards the payment of salaries of three months for the employees of Doordarshan and All India Radio an official aware of the developments said on Tuesday The salary fund for the employees of AIR and DD the broadcast arms of Pras

05-06-2018

New Delhi Just like air travel now beware of carrying excess luggage while travelling in trains as wellAs a result of numerous complaints regarding excess baggage being towed into train compartments the Indian Railways has decided to strictly enforce its overthreedecadesold baggage allowance rules w

05-06-2018

Aizwal At least 11 people including 6 women were killed and 19 injured when the bus they were travelling is fell into a 500 m deep gorge in Mizorams Lunglei district on Tuesday police said The private bus was being driven by

05-06-2018

At least 15 persons lost their lives while 9 were injured in a dust storm that swept various parts of Uttar Pradesh last evening A UP government spokesperson today said that most of the deaths were caused due to the falling of trees and house collapse Moradabad bore the brunt of the storm with as m

02-06-2018

Bengaluru Congress and Janata Dal Secular JDS announced the cabinet expansion and portfolio allocation for their coalition in Karnataka on Friday with unambiguous reiteration that HD Kumaraswamy will be the chief minister for the full term and the two parties will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election

01-06-2018

A level2 fire broke out inside an office at Scindia House near Income Tax Office Ballard estate on Friday Five fire tenders present at the spot Later the level2 fire that broke out inside an office reached Level3 fire The five persons who were stranded have also been rescued No casualities have bee

01-06-2018

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on high alert following reports of largescale infiltration of militants in the valley from across the line of control official said today Friday 1st JuneThere are Reports of infiltration of over 20 militants into Kashmir from Pakistan occupied kashm

01-06-2018

7 persons were killed after a bus carrying 33 passengers rolled down a gorge near Chaila in Shimla district The bus was on its way to Tikkar from ShimlaAll the 7 persons including two women died on the spot while the 26 others have been injured The accident was noticed by a car driver who reported t

01-06-2018

New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said there were valuable lessons to be learnt from the results of the bypolls across the country in a reference to the need for United opposition for the 2019 general electionsCongratulations to all the winners in the bypolls across India Valuabl

31-05-2018

Communist party of India Red star leader Alik Chakraborty was arrested today from Bhubaneswar He has been leading the Peoples Movement in bhangar West Bengal over the construction of a power grid on agricultural land and in the heart of residential areas He had gone to Bhubaneswar for a checkup and

31-05-2018

New Delhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Modi over the cut in petrol and diesel price If this is your idea of a prank its childish and in poor taste he said while mocking PM Modi over reducing the petrol and diesel price by one paisa“Dear PM

30-05-2018

Panaji A Keralabased man who was kept under observation at a hospital in Goa after showing symptoms of Nipah virus has tested negative for the deadly infection The blood samples of the patient sent for testing to the National Institute of Virology in Pune have come out negative for the virus Goa Hea

30-05-2018

Hubbali Newlyelected Karnataka Congress MLA Siddhu Nyamagouda passed away in a road accident at Tulasigere cross near Bangluru on early Monday morning The MLA was returning to his constituency Jamkhandi from Goa He was one of the 78 Congress MLAs that were elected to the Karnataka Assembly in May 1

28-05-2018

Mandsaur Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit Piplya Mandi village near Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh on June 6 the first death anniversary of 6 farmers who were killed in police firing during a protest there last year During his visit rahul Gandhi will hold a condolence meeting cum rally the Con

23-05-2018

The National Human Rights Commission NHRC on Tuesday sought a report from Gujarat government over the beating to death a rag picker who belongs to a Dalit community by five men in a factory Taking suomotu cognizance of media reports the NHRC said the incident raises a serious issue of violation of

22-05-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Shimla on Sunday He will stay at President’s Retreat in Charabra and will be accompanied by his family members Governor Acharya Devrat will host a dinner party for the President later in the day On May 21 Kovind who is on a 5 day tour in Himachal will attend

20-05-2018

For the first time the railways will use artificial intelligence to control air circulation sign ages and even supervision and maintenance work in the 1028 km long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110km railway line from Jiribam to Manipur’s capital city While the national transporter is already usin

20-05-2018

The Supreme Court today ordered live telecast of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly where Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has to prove his majorityThe floor test is scheduled for 4 pmThe bench also made it clear that no other item in the agenda shall be taken up during the trust voteThe bench s

19-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Friday commenced hearing on the Congress JDS combine petition challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s decision of inviting the BJP to form the government in Karnataka According to the reports the 3 judge bench was of the view that floor test should be conducted on Saturd

18-05-2018

A border Security Force BSF soldier was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir’s RS Pura sector early on Friday 18 May medias reports Two civilians and one security personnel were also reportedly injured in the attack Sitaram Upadhyay who lost his life in ceasefire violation

18-05-2018

The north Eastern Railway plans to deploy women police personnel on trains during night hours as well as install panic button in coaches with a view to strengthening the security of women passengers in trains Since the Railways are focusing on women and child safety this year it plans the deployment

16-05-2018

Newdelhi In a major decision the centre today asked security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan The decision has been taken to help the peace loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment a home ministry spokesperson said The Security force

16-05-2018

Newdelhi In order to boost public transport infrastructure the Union Cabinet has approved an extension of Delhi Metro corridor from Noida City Centre to Sector 62 Noida in Uttar Pradesh The extension will cover a length of 6675 km at the total completion cost of Rs 1967 croresThe extension of Delhi

16-05-2018

Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar will expectedly serve a second term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council after he was elected unopposed by the governing body’s BoardThis will be his second consecutive term as ICC Chairman having being elected to the post previously

15-05-2018

 Justice J Chelameswar who earlier refused to attend his own farewell has now decided to not sit with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on his last working day on May 18 FridayThough Justice Chelameswar will formally retire on June 22 as the last working day for him falls during summer vacation his

15-05-2018

At least 40 people mostly tribals are feared drowned in Godavari river when a boat capsized during inclement weather in Andhra Pradeshs East Godavari district Tuesday eveningAccording to initial reports the boat with around 50 passengers was going from Kondamodalu tribal hamlet on the banks of the r

15-05-2018

An airconditioned rake of the Kolkata Metro Railway saw its journey disrupted twice after smoke was seen coming out from one of the coaches following a technical snagAround 3 pm the AC rake from Dumdum station had to halt at Belgachia station and the passengers had to deboard as smoke was seen in th

15-05-2018

 More than 12 people have died after portion of an under construction flyover collapsed near Cantt railway station in Varanasi on TuesdayAccording to reports at least 50 people including labourers are feared trapped under the debrisThe injured have been rushed to nearby hospitalNDRF team has reached

15-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider on May 16 a plea by three witnesses in the Kathua gangrape and murder caseThe witnesses claimed that they are being harassed by the state policeA bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud posted the petition for

15-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre and all states on a plea seeking a ban on the practice of private hospitals fleecing patients by forcing them to buy medicines from their own pharmacies with an inflated priceA bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao issued a noti

15-05-2018

Issuing a fresh set of dos and donts for civil pensioners the Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions has also ruled out photographs with coloured and dark glasses and long hair covering the eyesDo not pasteupload black and white photographs Dimensions of photographs and signature shoul

14-05-2018

Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at state secretariat on MondayADAG has taken up power and infrastructure projects in Visakhapatnam and Nellore districtsAnil Ambani reportedly held a discussion on the progress of tho

14-05-2018

Communist Party of India Marxist CPIM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday called incidents of violence during West Bengal Panchayat Election a complete destruction of democracyThis is nothing but complete destruction of democracy The Election Commission is not giving time to political repres

14-05-2018

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday 14 May underwent a successful kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS in DelhiBoth the donor and the recipient are stable and recovering well a statement from the hospital saidJaitley 65 was admitted to the hospital on Satu

14-05-2018

Counting of votes will be taken up on Tuesday for the Karnataka Assembly elections which pollsters have said would likely go down to the wire with a neck and neck race between the states ruling Congress and challenger BJPSeveral exit polls have predicted a hung Assembly and said former prime ministe

14-05-2018

Four years after Sunanda Pushkar wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was found dead at her suite in Leela Hotel in the national capital the Delhi police on Monday filed a chargesheet in the caseThe chargesheet which runs into around 3000 pages was filed before Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender S

14-05-2018

At least nine people were killed and several others were injured in storm and lightning on Sunday afternoon in four districts of West Bengal the state disaster management department said while nine other were killed across Telangana and Andhra PradeshSundays casualties took the total number of death

13-05-2018

In yet another encounter by the police four more cadre Maoists including two women have been killed in Golanki village in Sudurukumpha forested area in Odishas Kandhamal district todayThe four cadre Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the police while they had gathered for a meeting at G

13-05-2018

DNA data banks will be set up at the national and state level to store profiles and those who leak the information stored in such facilities will be punished with a jail term of up to three years according to a draft bill on DNA technology being finalised by the Law MinistryThe draft bill also state

13-05-2018

Two Arrested for involved in Credit card Fraud Ankit Rawal 30 and Ankur Rawal 32 were arrested after a complaint from State Bank of India SBI about fraudulent use of credit cards and withdrawal of huge sums of moneyA Ford Eco Sports SUV as well as mobile phones used for luring customers of the SBI

13-05-2018

A person from  Madhya Pradesh has been arrested by police and was given death penalty after being accused of raping a 4 months old girl A balloon seller along with his wife and child were residing in Rajawada fort and and were sleeping in roadsideTheir relative 23 year old Naveen Ghatke had also sta

13-05-2018

A 27yearold tribal was arrested for allegedly axing twomonthold infant boy to death on suspicion that the child was not his in Dindori district of Madhya PradeshThe accused Nansingh Marabi suspected that his wife bore the child from another man through an illicit relationshipWhen his wife had gone t

13-05-2018

More than 40 incoming flights were diverted from the Indira Gandhi International Airport IGIA here on Sunday evening following a powerful dust storm and rainsAn IGIA official said the diversions took place between 415 pm and 630 pmMore than 40 flights have been diverted and some outbound flights hav

13-05-2018

The Delhi Police have arrested a 23 year old Indigo staff member for making a hoax bomb call to IGI Airport According to reports the airline had warned him for poor performance which didnt go down well with him Consequently he made a hoax call as revenge The call was made on 2 May when he said a bom

13-05-2018

 A man was on Saturday arrested for allegedly masturbating in a bus while ogling at two women who recorded the incident and posted it on social media police saidThe man a hawker by profession was arrested from Shyampukur police station area in the city Kolkata police posted on its Facebook pageThe p

13-05-2018

A group of people stole crockery and food items after breaking a cordon meant to separate VVIPs and media personnel at the wedding of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadavs son Tej Pratap on Saturday The incident led to a scuffle as RJD leaders tried to chase away the miscreants who later broke crockery and

13-05-2018

Commemorating the occasion of International Nurse Day President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday addressed a gathering at an event organised by the Ministry of Health in the national capital hailing nurses as the true nation buildersIndian nurses have earned respect for themselves around the world In man

12-05-2018

Hundreds of poisonous jellyfishes were found dead at sea beach in Puri here creating a serious alarm for the tourists as well the fishermenThe beautiful jellyfish also known as Blue Button Jellyfish or Porpita porpita is the food of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtlesThe death of the hundreds of

12-05-2018

Reckitt Benckiser worlds leading consumer Health and Hygiene Company in association with campaign ambassador Amitabh Bachchan and NDTV kicked off the 5th season of Dettol Harpic Banega Swachh India BSI campaign at an event held at Dr RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital in Juhu today Marking another

12-05-2018

Police officials have confirmed that  two civilians lost their lives in the clashes and at least 10 policemen were also injured in AurangabadA few shops were gutted and sporadic instances of stonepelting were reported from the city of Aurangabad Maharashtra on the night of Friday 11 May Teams of the

12-05-2018

After the thunderstorm in western region of India Indian Meteorological Department IMD has predicted cycle of rain and thunder over northeast and east India over the next three days On Friday IMD predicted more rainfall for Karnataka too as last night it rained heavily in Bengaluru Light to moderate

12-05-2018

Tej Pratap the elder son of Rashtriya Janata Dal RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadavwill tie the nuptial knot with Aishwarya daughter of party legislator Chandrika Rai at the Bihar Veterinary College ground in the city today Lalu who has been granted bail to attend the wedding has invited several oppositi

12-05-2018

Nepal Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally at Nepals Janakpur on Friday said bilateral trade has been a stronghold in the ties between the two countries He spoke of how India is providing approximately 450 watts of electricity to Nepal and have laid a transmission line for the same

11-05-2018

Senior IPS officer Himanshu Roy who had led the elite Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police and the AntiTerrorism Squad ATS of the Maharashtra Police committed suicide on Friday Roy a 1988batch IPS officer shot himself with his service revolver at his residence in Nariman Point At the time of death Roy

11-05-2018

The Jharkhand High Court on Friday granted six weeks provisional bail to former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on medical grounds He was undergoing treatment for various kidney and heartrelated ailments at AIIMS Delhi before being transferred to a Ranchi hospital earlier this month Yadav is

11-05-2018

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad who is serving prison sentence was today granted 3 days parole to attend his son’s wedding in Patna IG of prison Harsh Mangla said on Thursday However the Inspector General was not categorical about the effective date of parole and said it depended upon when the jail authorit

10-05-2018

Gold actor Akshay Kumar and his wife Twinkle Khanna received legal notice over ‘Rustom’ uniform auction that the actor wore in 2016 released film Besides Akshay and Twinkle the notice has also been served to auction house Saly Scout which has put out the naval officer uniform for online bidding The

10-05-2018

 Five girls drowned in Bihars Madhubani district on Wednesday when they had taken out buffaloes to grazeAccording to police officials the girls following their return from a governmentrun middle school went as usual to take the buffaloes in a nearby field when the accident occurredThe girls slipped

10-05-2018

 In wake of the poor weather conditions the Delhi government has ordered all schools to remain closed tomorrow Not only that the Delhi Metro has asserted that it will put its services on hold in case the speed of the wind is reported to be above 90 kmhour One is advised not to step out of their hous

09-05-2018

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam laid the foundation stone for a memorial mandapam of late J Jayalalithaa on Monday The mandapam is set to come up abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfrontWhile Palaniswami placed the first brick for the

08-05-2018

The actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson who plays The Mountain in Game of Thrones who was already the strongest man in Westeroswonis now officially the strongest man on Earth as he won 2018 Worlds Strongest Man competition in Philippines on Sunday The 29yearold Icelander finally won the title after coming

08-05-2018

Union Minister Rajen Gohain  courted controversy at a Swachh Bharat Mission program in Assam on Monday  He interrupted a retired teacher who was speaking on the poor condition of roads in his area and questioned his intention behind bringing up the issue in front of the media During the program spe

08-05-2018

Two minor boys have been arrested in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 12yearold tribal girl at Harkatta village in Pathergama police station JharkhandThe girl who was here to attend a social function had gone out to attend natures call on Sunday night when she was gagged dragged to the bush

08-05-2018

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre over the delay in constituting the Cauvery  Management Board CMB The Sureme Court  stated that  further delay in the decision can be considered as  contempt of court The next hearing of the ongoing dispute has been scheduled for May 14 The apex court al

08-05-2018

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swraj on Tuesday announced that the Nathu La pass has been opened for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Addressing the media the Union Minister said I had told Chinese Foreign Ministry  that relations between governments cannot prosper until peopletopeople relations are i

08-05-2018

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today termed the death of a 22yearold tourist whose vehicle was targeted by stonepelters the murder of humanity and said the incident had rattled the mother in herThe mother in me is rattled about the kind of education we are imparting to our next gene

08-05-2018

Two Congress MPs today withdrew their plea in the Supreme Court challenging rejection of the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah NaiduAfter a 45minute hearing a fivejudge bench headed by Justice A K Sikri declared the petition as dismissed

08-05-2018

Pointing out that the hand holding PM Narendra Modis mother Heeraben in a viral picture didnt have a body a user tweeted Photoshop there is a Ghost in that picture who is holding her hand Another user asked Somebody explain that magic hand The photo was taken in 2014 when Heeraben went to cast her v

07-05-2018

All schools across Haryana will remain closed on May 7 and 8 after the India Meteorological Department issued rain and thunderstorm warnings state Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said Thunderstorms and rains are likely in at least 13 states and union territories Home Ministry said As many as 124

07-05-2018

Srinagar  Security forces on Sunday killed five militants including an assistant professor of Kashmir University who had joined their ranks leading to major street protests that claimed another five civilian lives officials saidDirector General of Police SP Vaid said the five militants died after be

06-05-2018

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that he has urged Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to chalk out a plan to restrict the water of River Ravi from flowing to PakistanInteracting with media the Haryana Chief Minister said that the water of River Ravi which original

06-05-2018

Saudi Arabia has detained thousands of people for up to a decade without trial Human Rights Watch said today slamming the countrys powerful crown prince for the arbitrary detentionsOfficial data from the interior ministry analysed by HRW showed that authorities had detained 2305 people for more than

06-05-2018

Salman Khan was spotted at the airport today as he heads to Jodhpur for the blackbuck poaching case hearingEarlier Salman was convicted in the case and was sentenced to 5year jail term with a fine of Rs 10000 However after spending two days in jail Salman was given bail as he had to pay a bail bond

06-05-2018

New Delhi Rahul Gandhis Twitter outreach has played a key role in changing perceptions about him senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said urging the party chief to maintain his unique communication with the people and to ignore trolls and troglodytesTharoor who was recently edged out by Rahul

06-05-2018

Bangalore BJP had alleged that Congress in its rule has killed 23 party workers UdupiChikkamagaluru BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje wrote a letter to home minister and sent the names of 23 people who were killed in Karnataka The person who topped the list was Ashok Poojary who according to BJP was killed o

06-05-2018

Just a couple of days after over 50 recipients failed to turn up at the National Awards ceremony the Information Broadcast Ministry has decided to send these winners their awards by post The decision to mail the medals and citations was reportedly made on Friday a day after the award ceremony The c

05-05-2018

Over 60 winners who didnt turn up for National Award ceremony in Delhi on Thursday will receive their awards by post confirmed IB official The awardees didnt attend the function when they learned only 11 awards would be given by President Ram Nath Kovind and others by Smriti Irani and Rajyavardhan S

05-05-2018

Alert for Rajasthan as more dust storm and thundershowers to return in the stateIt has been not too long that the state has suffered a heavy human loss by the dust storm and again the weather department has issued a statement that cities in Rajasthan may face dust storms and thundershowers again The

05-05-2018

The Kilauea volcano one of the worlds most active volcanoes has erupted leading to the evacuation of around 1700 people in the areaThe Hawaiian Volcano Observatory confirmed the eruption on Thursday that affected Leilani Authorities asked residents to evacuate to a nearby community centre The Hawaii

04-05-2018

After Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling Bengaluru centre of urban decayTaking to Twitter Gandhi saidDear PMCalling Bengaluru the garden city the pride of India a garbage city is insultingBuilding lies com

04-05-2018

Bharatiya Janta Party on Friday released its manifesto for the upcoming Karnataka elections in Bengaluru The manifesto was released by partys Chief Minister candidate BS Yeddyurappa in the presence of various party leadersThe manifesto promises reintroduction of cow slaughter bill to waive off loans

04-05-2018

Bengaluru Addressing a rally in Kengeri in Bengaluru the Prime Minister accused the ruling Congress Party  of changing the Karnataka capital from being a computer capital to crime capitalThere was a concept of a Steel bridge in Bengaluru Congress government turned it into Steal bridge They did nothi

03-05-2018

At least 24 were killed and more than 100 injured in different parts of Rajasthan as a highspeed dust storm on Wednesday night wreaked havoc in Bharatpur Alwar and Dholpur districts and left a trail of destruction uprooting hundreds of trees and electricity polesAccording to preliminary reports 12 p

03-05-2018

A video of railway hawkers filling teacoffee cans with water from a toilet in the compartment which had gone viral has finally led to action being taken against the railway vendorThe video was shot by a concerned passenger on the Charminar Express at the Secunderabad station in December 2017The pers

03-05-2018

New DelhiThe Unique Identification Authority of India UIDAI on Thursday said it follows a stringent enrolment and updation process for issuance of Aadhaar cards and has blacklisted over 50000 operators for various violations amid reports of a breach in its enrolment softwareThe UIDAI said its enrolm

03-05-2018

The 65th National Film Awards were presented in a ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Thursday The event was wrapped in controversy as 70 awardees had written a letter to the DG of Film Festivals threatening to boycott the ceremony miffed at the fact that only 11 of the awardees were to r

03-05-2018

Over 70 recipients of the national awards refused to participate in the ceremony after they were told that President Ram Nath Kovind will present the awards to only 11 winners while the rest will be felicitated by Information and Broadcasting IB Minister Smriti IraniHigh drama was witnessed on Wedne

03-05-2018

New Delhi Two months after she died a tragic death Sridevis daughters Janhvi and Khushi and husband Boney Kapoor collected the late stars Best Actress National Award at a ceremony in Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on ThursdayThe awards were presented by President Ram Nath Kovind Information and Broadcas

03-05-2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party BJP has planned to fill the Karnataka Assembly with jailbirdsAddressing a rally in Karnatakas Bhalki the Congress President said The BJP has plans to fill Karnataka Assembly with jailbirds Prime Minister Narendra Modi must e

02-05-2018

The government on Wednesday stated that Aadhaar is not mandatory for getting a SIM and that a phone number can be issued using alternative identification cards such as voter ID or driving licence Mobile companies have been asked to follow the instructions immediately so that consumers are not inconv

02-05-2018

Dhanbad A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and murdering a fiveyearold girl in Dhanbad districtThe  accused was the neighbour of the victim and also the friend of her elder brotherThe 21yearold man had taken the girl to a wedding nearby on Saturday but he returned home an hour later withou

01-05-2018

Addressing a rally in Karnataka PM Narendra Modi said I challenge you Rahul Gandhi to speak for 15 minutes on the achievements of your government in Karnataka without reading from any piece of paper You can speak in Hindi English or your mother tongue he added This comes days after Rahul challenged

01-05-2018

Authorities in Aligarh sprung to action and suspended two pharmacists on Tuesday after a video surfaced showing stray dogs dragging a dead body outside a morgueTwo pharmacists Prashant Baliyan and Ravi Dixit have been suspended after being found negligent A threemember committee has been constituted

01-05-2018

LAHOREAn Indian national who inadvertently crossed into Pakistani territory over a year ago has been handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah borderDalwandar Singh 23 was handed over to the Border Security Force BSF yesterday after the Punjab Rangers completed due legal process according t

30-04-2018

At least 11 people have died in eastern Bihar in the last 24 hours due to lightning and heavy storm in the regionExpressing grief over the deaths Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed for the provision of exgratia to dependants of the deceasedThe Chief Minister has also issued orders for providin

30-04-2018

A CRPF subinspector has filed a criminal complaint at a Delhi court against the producers of Newton for depicting CRPF in poor light The court has posted the matter for presummoning evidence of the complainant on July 19 Earlier the National Coordination Committee that represents Indias retired para

29-04-2018

Madhya Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel has reportedly asked BJP leaders of a town in MP to adopt poor and malnourished kids to garner votes for the saffron partyYou will only get votes when you adopt needy and malnourished children she saidFurthering the electoral cause of the ruling BJP in MP Anan

28-04-2018

Petition filed in Supreme Court against paid newsBharatiya Janata Party BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay on Saturday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking its direction against paid newsThe apex court will hear Upadhyays petition on May 4Upadhyay in his petition sought a direction from the top co

28-04-2018

New Delhi In a mega deal Amazon Publishing on Friday announced that it would bring out the next six books by popular author Chetan Bhagat Rupa has published all of Bhagats nine books since his debut in 2004 The first book of the new deal will be published in October Westland an Amazon company will d

27-04-2018

CM Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday inaugurated a program on Civil Service at Pragna Bhawan Apart from CM Biplab Kumar Deb CS Sanjeev Ranjan and others remained present in the program The program was organized with the initiative of SIPARD GAAR Addressing the program CM Biplab Kumar Deb enlightened the i

27-04-2018

Dr Kafeel Khan who was arrested on charges of negligence in Gorakhpur’s BRD Hospital deaths of children last year has been granted bail by Allahabad High Court The doctor was lodged in a Gorakhpur jail since September 2 2017 Initially hailed as a hero Khan was later arrested on charges of criminal c

25-04-2018

Hours after death penalty was instituted for raping children below 12 years a 57yearold lawyer allegedly sexually abused a nineyearold girl onboard a Chennaibound train  The accused KP Prem Ananth is a lawyer and carried a membership card of the Madras High Court Advocates Association He also contes

23-04-2018

The medical community has on Sunday expressed displeasure over Narendra Modis remarks on doctors and pharmaceutical companiesDuring an interactive session of the Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath diaspora event at the Central Hall in Westminster UK Modi had said that doctors visit Singapore and Dubai to at

23-04-2018

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejected the notice given by opposition parties led by the Congress for impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra citing lack of substantial merit Naidu held extensive consultations with top legal and constitutional experts before taking the decisionThe rejection of the no

23-04-2018

A dedicated wing is being set up in the NIA to go after Naxal leaders and their sympathizers who are allegedly involved in largescale money laundering and spending huge amounts in the higher education of their childrenThe Home Ministry recently gave its approval for setting up the dedicated wing in

22-04-2018

According tot he information given by the police fourteen Naxalites have lost their lives till now in an encounter with the police in Maharashtras Gadchiroli districtTwo districtlevel commanders of the proscribed outfit identified as Sainath and Sainyu were among those killed in the encounter the of

22-04-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday signed the ordinance allowing courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children 12 years of age or younger The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved the ordinance amid a nationwide outrage over cases of sexual assault and murder of minors in Kathua

22-04-2018

Lt governor Anil Baijal on Thursday approved the Arvind Kejriwal government’s proposal mandating an hourly compensation of Rs100 to consumers in case of unscheduled power cutsThe proposal to compensate consumers for unscheduled outages by power discoms in the national capital was approved by chief m

20-04-2018

The opposition parties on Friday submitted a petition to Rajya Sabha chairman and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu regarding the impeachment for Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra Around 60 opposition leaders signed the motion while TMC and DMK MPs refrained from it The move comes after CJIled Supreme

20-04-2018

The Uttar Pradesh government has withdrawn the Ycategory security cover of the Unnao rapeaccused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar officials said on Friday Principal secretary home Arvind Kumar said Sengar’s Ycategory security was revoked soon after an April 12 FIR of rape and kidnapping against the lawm

20-04-2018

Delhi The Supreme Court  has approved the admission of 10 out of the 150 students who got admission in the academic year 201617 in the Malabar Medical College in Kozhikode district The apex court bench headed by Justice A K Sikri has cancelled the High Court Verdict that made void the admissions No

20-04-2018

A woman Congress worker has complained to the partys city unit that she was allegedly molested by male colleagues on Sunday during a candle march held  to protest against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases She complained to the partys Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam who promised to take action against

19-04-2018

Chandigarh An Indian Sikh woman from Punjab who had gone to Pakistan on a pilgrimage has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore – based Paksitani national Her father –inlaw alleged today that his daughter –inlaw could have fallen into the hands of Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence

19-04-2018

Jharkand A Man from minority community was assaulted in Jharkhand’s Koderma district on Tuesday on suspicion that he had served banned meat to guests at his son’s wedding reception  According to police Jumman Miyan a tailor in his 50s living in Nawadh village in Domchanch had hosted a reception fo

19-04-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday condemned the rapeandmurder of an eightyearold girl in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir case as heinous and shameful and said it was the first responsibility of any society to ensure security of children “After 70 years of independence such an incident occurring in

18-04-2018

Animation pioneer and multiple Indian National Award winner Bhimsain Khurana has died Khurana died at a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday while undergoing dialysis Khurana obtained his diploma in Fine Arts and Classical Music from Lucknow University In 1970 he made his debut with his first animation sho

18-04-2018

The Surat Police on Tuesday said it has identified the minor rape victim whose body was found with 86 injury marks adding she was reported missing from Andhra Pradesh in October 2017 Her parents have arrived in Surat and their DNA test will soon be conducted police added The body of the girl believe

18-04-2018

The CBI has arrested three promoterdirectors of a Vadodarabased company in connection with its ongoing investigation into a case of Rs 265440 crore fraud committed on a consortium of banks officials said on WednesdayA Central Bureau of Investigation CBI official told IANS The agency has arrested the

18-04-2018

UIDAI has introduced an updated ‘QR code’ that holds details like name address photo and date of birth and can be used for offline user verification without the 12digit ID number sources said With Aadhaar increasingly becoming the nationallyaccepted ID for all kinds of work the new QR code that now

18-04-2018

Delhi The Delhi High Court  today slapped a fine of Rs 10 lakh on each  media house who revealed the identity of the Kathuar rape case victim The court will transfer the amount to JK victims compensation fund The court further said that anyone who discloses rape victim’s identity can be imprisoned

18-04-2018

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal purohit today apologized to a senior woman journalist after he set off a firestorm by patting her cheek at a press conference Governor apologized to woman journalist through a letter  In the letter the  governor wrote “… I gave a pat on your cheek considering you to b

18-04-2018

AGARTALA Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb claimed that internet and satellite are not something new but existed since the Mahabharata era  He was speaking at a public event in Agarthala Sanjayan would tell the live updations of the battle of mahabharatha to the blind Dhritarashtra However S

18-04-2018

Thiruvananthapuram    In Varappuzha custody death the Investigation team has confirmed that the police had wrongfully taken Sreejith under custody It says that the arrest was done based on false information  RTF staffs are being interrogated at the Aluva Police club in  relation to the incident It i

18-04-2018

Senior journalist TVR Shenoy who served as the editor of the weekly news magazine The Week and Sunday Mail passed away in Manipal on Tuesday He is survived by his wife Sarojam a son and daughter His body will be brought to Delhi on Wednesday and will be kept at the Kerala House on Thursday for peopl

18-04-2018

Qutub Minar turned red on Monday night and will be lit up with red lights on Tuesday night as well to raise awareness about an inherited bleeding disorder called haemophilia Haemophilia is a genetic disease that impairs the bodys ability to make blood clots causing longerthannormal bleeding Over 180

17-04-2018

Tamil Nadu Police on Monday arrested a woman professor for allegedly asking female students to sexually please top university officials Nirmala Devi was arrested by a police team from her house after a fivehour operation “We will produce her before a magistrate after preliminary inquiry” said additi

17-04-2018

Delhi Police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against 4 Delhi University students for allegedly stalking and misbehaving with Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani last year The incident took place when the minister was returning to her residence in Chanakyapuri from the Indira Gand

17-04-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the King of Sweden King Carl XVI Gustaf in Stockholm on Tuesday 17 April during his official visit to Stockholm Modi landed in Stockholm Sweden in the early hours of Tuesday for a two day visit and was greeted by the Swedish PM Stefan Lofvan at the airport Apar

17-04-2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that there is more than adequate currency in circulation and with the banks after acknowledging that there have been reports of cash crunch in many states The Finance Minister stated that the ministry has reviewed the currency  situation and the shortage

17-04-2018

A minor explosion took place near camp office of the Indian emabassy  It created a hole in  the compound wall of the premises yesterday night at Biratnagar near  Kathmandu No one was present in the office at the time of the incident So there were no casualiites This is a temporary office which had b

17-04-2018

A soldier from Kashmir has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen HM army officials in Delhi confirmed on Monday after a photograph of Idrees Sultan Mir brandishing an assault rifle surfaced on social media The 23yearold who joined the army three years ago was on leave since April 7 and went missing on April

16-04-2018

In a shocking incident in  Rajasthans Barmer three minors two girls and one boy  were found hanging from a tree in the Swaroop Ka Talla village on Friday morning The Muslim boy was 17 whereas the two Hindu girls cousins were 12 and 13yearsold Bhairaram father of one of the girls Shanti has alleged

16-04-2018

The Special NIA judge who delivered the verdict in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case has resigned Reportedly Reddy has submitted his resignation letter to the Chief Justice of Hyderabad High Court citing personal resons Earlier in the day Reddy acquitted rightwing activist Swami Aseemanand and four o

16-04-2018

The horror of Kathua rape and murder has found an echo in Surat where a body of an 11yearold girl who was raped and tortured was discovered with no less than 86 wounds The Prime Minister Narendra Modi or the Bharatiya Janata Partys BJP national president Amit Shah are yet to speak on this horror tha

16-04-2018

 A Special National Agency court today acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case including Swami Aseemanand due to lack of clinching evidence The blast which took place on May 18 2007 at the renowned  Mecca Masjid  in Hydereabad during Friday prayers had killed several  people and 5

16-04-2018

DELHI Kathua rape victim’s lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat  Said she fears for her life as she may get raped or murdered Further Deepika said she would be approaching the Supreme Court to demand security for herself and her family and will stand for Justice and would seek justice for the eight – year

16-04-2018

The trial in the gruesome Kathua rape and murder case begins today against 8 accused who allegedly held an 8 year old girl in captivity in a small village temple in Kathua district for a week in January this year during which she was kept sedated and sexually assaulted before being bludgeoned to dea

16-04-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on a fiveday visit to Sweden and  UK tomorrow The visit to the two nations aims to boost bilateral cooperation in key areas including trade and investment In the first leg Mr Modi will reach Stockholm tomorrow night and attend the first IndoNordic summit in th

15-04-2018

Class 8 student in Jharkhand was abducted by three youths at gunpoint and gangraped in Gumla district for two days about a fortnight back the victim told the police on Saturday The incident occurred two weeks ago when three bikeborne youths kidnapped the victim who had gone to a neighbouring village

15-04-2018

BJP leader Chander Prakash Ganga who drew criticism for attending a rally in support of the accused in Kathua rape case alleged that BJP’s state party leadership had sent the leaders to the Hindu Ekta Manch “We were sent by the party Our Party president Sat Sharma sent us We went there on the  part

15-04-2018

Surat As the country struggles to come to terms with the brutality of gangrape and murder of 8  yearold girl in Jammu and kashmir’s kathu another horrific incident has emerged from Surat in Gujarat the Prime Minister’s home state where a 9 yearold girl’s body has been found with 86 injurie includin

15-04-2018

Parents of Nirbhaya the paramedic student raped and murdered in 2012 today advocated death penalty for rapes and said though society had progressed our daughters are not safe I feel very sad that we have progressed as a society a lot but still our daughters are not safe today I demand rapists should

14-04-2018

An unmanned Remotely Piloted Aircraft RPA of the Indian Navy crashed in Gujarat on Saturday about 25 kms from Porbandar The aircraft was on a routine surveillance mission when it lost datalink communication with the Ground Station and crashed on Saturday afternoon at around 1258h approximately 20 na

14-04-2018

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said the countrys resolve for ensuring justice in the Kathua rapeandmurder case would go a long way in restoring peoples confidence in the system She hailed the countrys political leadership the judiciary the media and the civil society for

14-04-2018

Miloš Forman known for directing the Oscarwinning film One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest passed away aged 86 after a short illness His departure was calm and he was surrounded the whole time by his family and his closest friends said his wife Martina Forman also won the Best Director Oscar for his film

14-04-2018

In his first public statement following the outrage on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases PM Narendra Modi on Friday said As a country as a society we all are ashamed of it I want to assure the country that no culprit will be spared complete justice will be done Our daughters will definitely get justic

13-04-2018

After allegations that local police involved in Kathua rape case probe tried to protect culprits Jammu and Kashmirs DGP SP Vaid said In JK Policewe work as police officers we dont work as Hindus Muslims Christians All my officers I can vouch for them They work as professional police officers the off

13-04-2018

When Our Prime Minister came forward with the Slogan Beti Bachaovo nobody ever would have  thought in their wildest dreams that it is going to be a warning to all the indian citizens that they shoul protect the women of our country no difference whether it is an adult or it is a small school going

12-04-2018

Delhi Commission for Women DCW chief Swati Maliwal will sit on an indefinite hunger strike from Friday at the Rajghat to demand for swift capital punishment for child rapists In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Maliwal alleged that the government has not paid any heed in the last 25 years on

12-04-2018

Agra A pillar at the entry gate of  TajMahal considered one of the seven wonders of the world collapsed in the wee hours of today after heavy rains lashed several parts of Uttar Pradesh The minaret was located on the southern entry gate of the monument and it fell due to the heavy down pour and one

12-04-2018

The ML Khattar led Haryana government has drawn fire from the opposition over a form issued to school students across the state asking them to furnish information regarding their Aadhaar numbers caste religion and to specify whether their parents are engaged in any unclean occupation among other thi

11-04-2018

Madhya Pradeshs new minister Computer Baba on Wednesday morning performed his daily pooja on the roof of the government guest house He was seen performing fire worship with a smart phone in his hands and a kalasha earthen urn on his head which was emitting smoke The Madhya Pradesh Government has gr

11-04-2018

At least twenty people mostly children were feared killed after a bus carrying school students fell into a gorge near Nurpur in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday evening The number of dead is 20 and the rescue operation is still going on said Nurpur subdivisional magistrate SDM Aabid Hus

09-04-2018

At least nine children were killed as a bus carrying school students fell into a gorge near Nurpur in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday evening The death toll could rise as many students were still trapped in the mangled body of the bus Kangra SP Santosh Patial The bus belonged to Vazir

09-04-2018

Uttar pradesh The father of a woman who claimed she had been raped by a BJP MLA and his accomplices died today while he was allegedly in police custody following his arrest yesterday A doctor from the district hospital in Unnao confirmed the fathers death He was admitted to hospital last night by p

09-04-2018

New Delhi The Supreme Court today  is likely to hear a petition related to deportation of Rohingya refugees who had fled the persecution in Myanmar last year A top court bench headed by Chief Justice of India CJI Dipak Misra will hear the matter wherein the Centre has questioned the credentials of t

09-04-2018

Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat and Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa on Thursday launched three mobile applications for voters ahead of the May 12 Karnataka Assembly electionsThe applications Election Officers Directory Model Code of Conduct Reporting and Election Qu

08-04-2018

Lucknow A woman and her family tried to commit suicide in front of U P Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence today  Her family alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party BJP MLA and his fellow comrades but no action has been taken as of now  Narrating her ordeal the woman said that

08-04-2018

Odisha Passengers onboard AhmedabadPuri express train were in for a dreadful shock as the train started moving on the tracks without any engine for 10 kilometres The coaches of the train started rolling down the tracks near Titlagarh on Odisha reportedly because skid brakes were not applied by pers

08-04-2018

The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League kicked off on Saturday with Chennai Super Kings overcoming a spirited effort from Mumbai Indians MI to register a narrow onewicket win in the opening game of the tournament at Mumbai While CSK’s return to the IPL fold has been a cause for celebration fo

08-04-2018

Ujjain A man was arrested on Saturday after he threw ink at Gujarat’s Patidar leader Hardik Patel at a hotel police said Patel was supposed to address a press conference at the hotel The accused Milind Gurjar threw ink at him after which the supporters of the Patidar leader caught hold him The accu

08-04-2018

After the opening of the first theme park last week the Ghodbunder Road is set to get another theme park soon The children’s traffic park developed on a twoacre plot in Kavesar area of Ghodbunder Road is ready for inauguration Built by the Thane Municipal Corporation the park will educate children o

07-04-2018

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan walked out of the Jodhpur Central Jail this evening where he spent the last two nights after being convicted for killing two blackbucks 20 years ago Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi who began hearing his bail request this morning has ordered his release on bail Fans waiting

07-04-2018

Police today arrested three people from Himachal Pradesh for their alleged role in leaking the class 12 Economics question paper The arrested – an exam centre superintendent a clerk and a peon all work in a private school in Una They were brought to New Delhi after being questioned an officer said

07-04-2018

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who is suffering from kidney related ailment was admitted to All India Institutes of Medical Sciences AIIMS Delhi on Friday evening The minister is likely to undergo a kidney transplant surgery on April 7Jaitley will undergo kidney transplant under a team of surge

06-04-2018

Amid reports that the Congress had drafted an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra senior party leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday told that the “issue has been closed” There have been reports that an impeachment draft was readied against the CJI which the Congress and th

06-04-2018

Lucknow April 5 In a horrifying incident a threeyearold girl was allegedly raped and then locked inside a box by an 18yearold neighbour in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur’s Tanda town The crime took place on April 2 when the child was alone at home and her parents were awayOn seeing the parents away the accu

06-04-2018

A Dalit group has written a letter with blood to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind appealing to them to restore the original Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes Prevention of Atrocities Act The letter written by the members of the Bhartiya Dalit Panthers Party said tha

05-04-2018

Patna A man in Bihar was acquitted by the court 37 years after he was accused of robbing a paltry Rs186 Dh105 from a meat shop owner The court of additional chief judicial magistrate Betia SD Bharti acquitted Paras Raut of all charges on Tuesday for lack of evidence Raut a resident of Ramnagar in We

05-04-2018

Puducherry   Puducherry government today moved to the Supreme court with an interlocutory application seeking direction to the Centre tot  implement Cauvery water verdict in true letter and spirit immediately In its judgement the court had allocated 7 thousand million cubic feet water to Puducherry

05-04-2018

Delhi In a major setback to the state government the Supreme Court  today cancelled the admissions made to the Karuna and Kannur medical colleges The court asked the government to expel 180 students who got admissions to the colleges The apex court also observed that the Medical college admission

05-04-2018

Jodhpur Actor Salman Khan was found guilty on Thursday in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case He is sentenced to two years  in prison with INR 50000 fine while other four accused stars—Sonali Bendre Saif ali Khan Tabu and Neelam—were acquitted of all charges The trial of the case was in progress since

05-04-2018

KEDARNATH A transport helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed after it hit an iron girder while trying to land  at a helipad near the Kedarnath temple in UttarKhand A video has surfaced  showing the chopper descending towards the helipad and crashing Four people including the IAF pilot suffered

04-04-2018

The Election Commission has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court requesting that candidates be barred from contesting more than on seat during elections According to the reports The Election Commission’s affidavit highlighted that candidates should be restricted from contesting more than one seat

04-04-2018

New Delhi The Supreme Court agreed to hear on April 9 the Centre ‘s plea to extend the deadline for framing a scheme to implement its February 16 judgement in the Cauvery water dispute Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said the Centre’s application would be heard along with  a contempt petition fi

04-04-2018

New Delhi The Supreme court  today dismissed five petitions challenging the decision of the Central Board of Secondary  Education CBSE to reconduct the class 12 Economics examination after an alleged leak of the paper The court said it was the discretion of the CBSE to reconduct the exam and can’t

04-04-2018

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court  today refused to stay its order on Scheduled Castes Scheduled Tribes SCST Act  The court was hearing Cent Ae court also held that a government official cannot be prosecuted on a mere allegation of committing an offence under the Act without the sanction of the appointing

03-04-2018

Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK leaders including chief minister Edapaddi Palaniswami and his deputy O Pannerselvam launched a hunger strike in Chennai on Tuesday giving a boost to the protest over the Centre’s delay in setting up a Cauvery Management Board CMB The move came even as state governor Banwar

03-04-2018

New Delhi After widespread criticism Prime Minister Narendra Modi  today withdrew within hours his government’s order that threatened to take away the accreditation of journalists found propagating fake news “The Prime Minister has directed that the press release regarding fake news be withdrawn a

03-04-2018

CBSE has decided against holding reexamination of Class X mathematics paper after conducting an evaluation of the answer sheets An order announcing the decision regarding the same is likely to be issued today CBSE had announced that it will hold retest of Class 12 Economic paper on April 25 but had

03-04-2018

Villagers and activists of the ruling TRS poured milk on Telangana Assembly Speaker Madhusudana Chary to honour him as he came to inaugurate a new gram panchayat office in his home constituency of Bhupalapally The activists wanted to surprise the Speaker after the Assembly passed the Panchayati Raj

02-04-2018

There is a museum inside the TU142M aircraft of the Indian Navy in Visakhapatnam The aircraft had served the armed forces for 29 years before it was decommissioned and converted into a museum The museum displays equipment including a propeller an engine a survival kit an antisubmarine missile and a

02-04-2018

A picture of a Hyderabad traffic policeman feeding an 80yearold homeless woman with his hands has been shared online B Gopal bought lunch for the woman after finding out she was abandoned by her sons and said she was unable to even eat with her own hands so I fed her She was later shifted to an old

02-04-2018

Four people have been killed in Madhya Pradesh as Dalit protests against the Supreme Court ruling on SCST act turned violent on Monday Several incidents of violence and arson were reported across states and train services were hit in Uttar Pradesh Bihar Odisha and Rajasthan CBSE exams for Class 10 a

02-04-2018

Amritsar A special aircraft carrying the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrived at the Amritsar International Airport  today The aircraft with the  remains of  the 38 slain Indians out of 39 landed at Amritsar from Baghdad around 3 pm The presumed remains of one of those killed  were

02-04-2018

New  Delhi The Supreme Court agreed to hear a contempt plea of the Tamil Nadu against the Centre for not constituiting the Cauvery Management Board A bench  comprising chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkkar and D Y Chandrachud posted the matter for April 9 We will understand Tamil N

02-04-2018

Mumbai police have appointed eight women as station in – charges in what they claim to be a “ first in any city of the country” The department’s step towards inclusivity’ has gathered praise from netizens and has been shared widely on social media Mumbai police’s official Twitter handle shared the n

02-04-2018

New delhi Various Dalit organisations have called for a nationwide shutdown to protest  against the Supreme court’s ruling on amendments under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes prevention of Atrocities Act 1989Protest  turned violent in Uttarpradesh Rajasthan Delhi bihar and many places al

02-04-2018

Bengaluru Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Do not link Voter ID card with Aadhar I personally not in favour of of Linking Aadhaar cards with electoral photoidentity  cards EPIC of voters as the two serve different purposes Iam not saying this as an IT minister he said The Government

02-04-2018

Three people including two teachers of a private school in outer Delhis Bawana were arrested by the Delhi Crime Branch in connection with the alleged leak of the Class 12 CBSE economics paper police said on Sunday The accused were identified as Rishabh and Rohit teachers at a private school and Touq

01-04-2018

Indore As many as 10 people were kiiled and three were critically injured after a four –storey building  collapsed in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore The building which housed a hotel and lodge and was reportedly very old collapsed after a car rammed into it police officials said Rescue operations are unde

01-04-2018

Patna Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey’s son Arijit Shashwat was surrendered himself today in connection with a case related to the recent communal clashes in Bhagalpur police said Arijit Surrendered at around 1230 am outside the famous Mahavir temple near the Patna railway station He shouted s

01-04-2018

While instances of passengers complaining about airlines misconduct are not uncommon the cabin crew members of budget carrier SpiceJet have lashed out at the airline for allegedly carrying out stripsearches at airports Flight attendants of SpiceJet are said to have protested at the Chennai Airport S

31-03-2018

The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association appointed former India all–rounder Irfan Pathan as the   coachcummentor of its senior state side for the 201819 season Irfan Pathan who has played 29 Tests 120 ODIs and 24 T20Is for India was unsold  in the IPL auction  in January He was axed from Baroda cap

31-03-2018

Police on duty inside the garbhagriha sanctum sanctorum of Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi have a new dress code – dhoti and kurtaThe decision was taken earlier this week to ensure a ‘sanskaari’ atmosphere inside the temple premises The dress code for security officials posted inside the temple

30-03-2018

Former law minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal bought a piece of land in Delhi worth crores for a “very small price” from an accused in a money laundering case the Bharatiya Janata Party BJP said on Thursday Referring to a report by a website alleging that Sibal acquired the land by paying just

30-03-2018

Bengaluru Central Crime Branch  on Thursday evening arrested Mahesh Vikram Hegde founder of news website Postcardnews known for spreading fake stories Bengaluru Police Commissioner Suneel Kumar confirmed to TNM that Hegde was arrested for a story that he had carried on March 18 claiming that a Jain

30-03-2018

BSP supremo Mayawati has dubbed the Uttar Pradesh Governments decision to introduce B R Ambedkars middle name Ramji in all official references as a step aimed at gaining cheap popularity The Yogi Adityanathled governments decision has not gone down well with even some other parties in the opposition

29-03-2018

Bollywood names like Farhan Akhtar Vivek Anand Oberoi and Rahul Dholakia say they are disappointed over the leaking of the question papers and that the class 10 and 12 students have to resit for the exams The Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE on Wednesday said it will reconduct examination i

29-03-2018

The Maharashtra Congress unit on Wednesday sought to create a storm in a tea cup by accusing the Chief Ministers Office CMO of inflating bills on tea and snacks Citing papers obtained through the Right To Information RTI Act Mumbai Regional Congress Committee president Sanjay Nirupam said there was

28-03-2018

New Delhi The 114th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission PIC will be held in New Delhi on March 29 and 30 to discuss technical deliberations on various issues The PIC is an established mechanism under the Indus Waters Treaty IWT 1960 between India and Pakistan The treaty mandates the PIC to est

28-03-2018

New Delhi  A group of farmer unions on Wednesday decided to present two Bills intended to ensure remunerative prices to agriculture produce and loan waiver to distressed farmers in Parliament with the step receiving support from several political parties All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Comm

28-03-2018

The Centre on Wednesday issued notice to Facebook seeking its reply over the user data breach and details of the measures it has put in place to ensure safety and prevent misuse of personal dataThe Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Meity issued the notice seeking details relating to

28-03-2018

In the Rs 13700 crore PNB Fraud case the Enforcement Directorate ED made its first arrest and 19th in the scam On Tuesday the ED team arrested Shyam Sunder Wadhwa vice president finance Firestar Group and close confidante of main accused Nirav Modi under Section 19 of Prevention Of Money Laundering

28-03-2018

Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani have been in a celebratory mode since Saturday when their eldest son Akash got engaged to Shloka Mehta in Goa While earlier we saw them at Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak temple seeking blessings Monday evening saw them celebrating the engagement with their friends from entertai

27-03-2018

Opposition parties have begun to impeach Supreme Court Chief Justice Deepak Mishra Signatures of MPs have been started collecting The resolution can only be considered by unless it is signed by 50 MPs The decision was taken at a meeting of the Opposition parties last week and decided to go ahead wit

27-03-2018

The railways today said it has received over two crore applications for about one lakh vacancies with five days still remaining for the online registration to end The online exam will be held for about 90000 posts in group C and group D and for 9500 openings in the Railway Protection ForceTill date

27-03-2018

With an aim to provide an information and support platform for transgenders six members of the community recently launched a helpline in Mumbai Sophie Dawud 24 and her five friends had started a website ‘transgenderindiacom’ two years back in Bengaluru Today the site provides legal and medical aide

27-03-2018

Hazare who had grabbed headlines seven years ago with his India Against Corruption movement at Ramlila Maidan had returned to the protest venue on Friday to launch a fresh agitation Sources said Hazare has reportedly lost 36 kilos as of Sunday afternoon after three days of fasting Three of 227 peopl

26-03-2018

Banks will not remain closed for five consecutive days starting from Thursday a union leader said on Monday The banks will work on March 31 Saturday and there are no continuous holidays as per messages in the social media D Thomas Franco Rajendra Dev General Secretary of the All India Bank Officers

26-03-2018

Inspector General of Police Home Guard and Civil Defence Bengaluru D Roopa IPS has refused to accept an award by a foundation funded by businessman and BJP Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar citing that her conscience doesn’t permit it The ‘Namma Bengaluru Award’ also carried a high cash reward In

26-03-2018

The Railways with an eye to increase the occupancy in the last leg of the journey of a Shatabdi train is considering a reduction in fare for that leg and has already put in place two pilot projects according to an official of the Railways familiar with the projectsOn a trial basis the Railways reduc

25-03-2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at PM Narendra Modi claiming that his official app illegally gave the app users data to American companies Hi My name is Narendra Modi I am Indias Prime Minister When you sign up for my official App I give all your data to my friends in American c

25-03-2018

Residents of south Delhi who do not clean up after their dogs on streets and public spaces will soon have to pay fines of Rs 500 On Friday officials said the South Delhi Municipal Corporation approved the proposal to issue an onthespot fine of Rs 500 for people who do not clean up their dog’s faeces

25-03-2018

Thousands of people from all walks of life on Saturday night converged at the centre of Thoothukudi town and joined the agitation against expansion of Sterlite Copper Plant in the district The peoplewith conservatives putting their number between 15000 to 20000 joined the Kumareddiyarpuram villager

25-03-2018

The Enforcement Directorate ED has seized and attached valuables of around Rs 7600 crore in the Nirav Modi fraud case so far During the course of investigation a total of 251 searches were conducted across India The searches brought out crores worth of diamonds gold precious and semi precious stones

24-03-2018

Kochi A national Investigation Agency NIA court in Kochi on Saturday sentenced woman ISIS recruiter Yasmeen Mohammed Zahid to 7 years rigourous imprisonment in Kerala’s ISIS case of missing persons who travelled to Afghanistan Zahid was arrested from the New Delhi International Airport on July 3020

24-03-2018

The verdict of seven years imprisonment has been delivered under IPC and Prevention of Curruption Act The seven years of jail under the two verdict will run simultaneously An additional fine of Rs 60 lakh has also been imposed Lalu was convicted in the case on March 19 by the Central Bureau of Inve

24-03-2018

Chennai FounderChairman of Apollo Hospitals Dr Prathap C Reddy was admitted to the hospital today According to a Apollo Hospital Spokerperson Dr Reddy in his eighties was admitted for a “routine checkup” He did not elaborate  

24-03-2018

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has assured her that she will get justice India cricketer Mohammed Shami’s estranged wife Hasin Jahan claimed after a brief meeting with her on Friday She met the chief minister at the state assembly premises for 20 minutes at around 3 PM Hasin submitted a

23-03-2018

Union Cabinet gave its nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill 2016 paving way for the regulation of surrogacy by setting up National Surrogacy Board at the centre The proposed legislation comes at a time when India has emerged as a surrogacy hub with reports of unethical practices exploitation of surr

23-03-2018

The Delhi government on Thursday said it has earmarked Rs 100 crore for free WiFi access across the city a project that was pilot launched in 2016 but failed to take off  Finance Minister Manish Sisodia made the announcement in his 201819 budget speech in the Assembly The government revised its dea

22-03-2018

The woman who was operated under torchlight at Bihars Sardar Hospital in Saharsa died on Wednesday night Family of the victim held the hospital administration and their negligence responsible for her death We were not satisfied with her treatment So we admitted her in a private hospital They kept sa

22-03-2018

Delhi A 15yearold student of a private school in Delhi reportedly committed suicide at her residence on Tuesday 20 March following alleged harassment by her school teachers “She told me her SST teachers touch her inappropriately I said since I’m also a techer I can say they can’t do it It might be

21-03-2018

Police in a Phoenix suburb say one of ubers self driving vehicles has struck and killed a pedestrianUber has been testing the self driving vehicles in Temple and Phoenix for months Police in the City of Temple said Monday that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when

20-03-2018

ChennaiJailed All India Anna Dravida  Munnetra  Kazhagam AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s husband  Natarajan Maruthappa Passed away on wee hours of Tuesday at the Gleneagles Global Hospital in Chennai According to the death certificate the 75 yearold died due to multiple – organ failure Shanmuga Priyan C

20-03-2018

Delhi As Ola and Uber drivers launched a nationwide strike from Monday People of major cities  like Mumbai Delhi Bengaluru Hyderabad and Pune are facing major problems in commuting Major amount of users of the services of Ola and Uber include office goers and college students The strike has been o

19-03-2018

Tamil Nadu man beheads his mother walks into Police station with her severed head The incident took place in Tamil Nadu when the accused Anand allegedly murdered his mother by ‘beheading’ her The man after killing his own mother Rani walked into Karambakudi police station with the ‘severed head’ of

19-03-2018

The 56yearold was the only woman in a 23member team who went on an expedition to the Indian research station Bharati in Antarctica in November 2016 She successfully completed her mission last December said the TOI report Mangala Mani told  that Men may have physical strength But women are emotionall

18-03-2018

New delhi Paving the way for hundreds of residential and commercial projects in Mumbai which had come to a halt following the Bombay High Court ban on new construction due to poor disposal of construction and demolition waste the Supreme Court on Thursday permitted construction activity with a ride

18-03-2018

Sitamarhi A bus carrying over 60 passengers fell off a bridge in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district about 130 kilometres north of state capital Patna At least 12 people on the spot died Saturday  evening As many as 46 passengers were also injured in the incident The accident took place at around 6 pm on th

18-03-2018

Five members of a family were today killed and two others injured in  heavy shelling by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control  Loc in Balakote sector of JKs Poonch district a senior police officer saidArmy PRO Lt Col Devender Anand said the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in BimberGali started

18-03-2018

An elevenyearold girl who was allegedly raped by six persons today gave birth to a baby girl at the government hospital While four of the accused were arrested earlier remaining two were arrested today police said Nanji Javiya 67 and Arvind Kubawat 60 were arrested in the case on March 13 on the ba

17-03-2018

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was taken to Ranchis Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences from the Birsa Munda Central jail after he complained of health issues on Saturday In December Lalu Prasads wife Rabri said that he had undergone heart surgery and she was concerned for his health as no one would

17-03-2018

During its plenary session on Saturday the Congress moved a resolution to urge the Election Commission to reintroduce paper ballots for casting votes Stating that most democracies in the world use paper ballots the Congress alleged that EVMs can be tampered to manipulate the outcome of elections It

17-03-2018

Eleven people have been convicted by a trial court in Jharkhand over the killing of a man by selfstyled cow vigilantes last year The man was beaten death and his car set on fire on suspicion of carrying beef Alimuddin also known as Asgar Ansari was driving his Maruti van when he was stopped and brut

16-03-2018

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan on Friday revealed that he has Neuroendocrine Tumour which can cause abnormal growth in tissues made of hormoneproducing nerve cells The rare condition mostly affects hormones of organs like intestines lungs stomach liver and not necessarily the brain The tumour can be ca

16-03-2018

The government on Friday clarified that there was no proposal to discontinue ₹2000 currency note which was introduced post demonetisation in November 2016 The government further said It has been decided to conduct a field trial of plastic bank notes in denominations of ₹10 at five locations The tria

16-03-2018

Former Karnataka Director General of Police Karnataka HT Sangliana has put his foot in it with misogynistic statements about Jyoti Singh or Nirbhaya as she is known and her mother In a video shot at the Nirbhaya Awards 2018 in Bengaluru on 8 March Sangliana is seen reading from a prepared speech whi

16-03-2018

Singer Daler Mehndi has been granted bail minutes after being jailed for 2 years by a Patiala court in a 2003 human trafficking case A case was registered against Daler Mehndi in 2003 and he was accused of illegally sending people abroad disguised as members of his troupes He also charged huge sums

16-03-2018

Mumbai In a move to strengthen the pedestrian security on roads Navi Mumbai’s civic body has deployed push buttons at traffic intersection points that will allow pedestrians to change the traffic signal to “pedestrian walk signs” and cross roads This is the first time city In India has been facili

16-03-2018

Two patients waiting for dialysis suffered minor injuries after a part of the ceiling of the dialysis unit at KEM hospital Parel fell on them on Thursday morning The dean Dr Avinash Supe said the patients are in a stable condition Meanwhile hospital authorities are shifting a part of the dialysis u

16-03-2018

Denying reports of a Class 12 Accountancy paper leak through WhatsApp the CBSE has said all seals were found intact at all exam centres It added that some miscreants had tried to “play mischief” by circulating  messages through WhatsApp and social media to disturb the sanctity of examinations The bo

15-03-2018

NewDelhi There have been reports that the Class XII Accountancy paper of the Central Board For Secondary Exam CBSE being leaked It is alleged that the Accountancy paper has been leaked on Whatsapp The Accountancy exam was held in the forenoon today and the copies of the paper are doing the rounds o

15-03-2018

The State Bank of India has closed as many as 4116 lakh savings bank accounts between April and January for not maintaining the minimum monthly balance reveals an RTI queryThe nations largest lender had reintroduced the charges for nonmaintenance of average monthly balance in April last year after a

14-03-2018

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport BEST Undertaking is set to introduce a mobile application which will allow commuters to determine the expected arrival time of buses while they wait at the stops It will also provide information on the number of buses plying on some routes in the city T

14-03-2018

In an attempt to make best use of technology for women safety 10000 CCTV cameras powered with Artificial Intelligence AI will be installed in the city The Union ministry for women and child development has approved Rs 667 crore for Bengaluru under Nirbhaya funds to provide safety for women in public

14-03-2018

Talking about Samajwadi Party candidates winning the Uttar Pradesh bypolls CM Yogi Adityanath said the BJP had lost to the alliance between SP and Bahujan Samaj Party BSP due to its overconfidence Adding that the SPBSP alliance was aimed at obstructing development in the country CM Adityanath said t

14-03-2018

Technology giant Apples Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron has won approval from the Karnataka government to build a new assembly facility in Bengaluru The company will also invest ₹680 crore 105 million to develop this land and manufacture smartphones and biotech devices according to companys

14-03-2018

Shah Rukh Khans statue will be unveiled at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in Delhi reportedly on March 23 This wax figure of SRK will be displayed in his signature pose with his arms open beside other iconic celebrities in a special interactive zone at the museum Shah Rukhs first figure was launched

14-03-2018

The Railway Claims Tribunal has awarded compensation to 36 victims of Mumbais Elphinstone foot overbridge stampede that happened in September 2017 A total of 39 claims including 18 deaths and 21 injuries were filed and compensation was granted in 17 death and 19 injury cases The officials said the t

14-03-2018

New Delhi Congress former president Sonia Gandhi hosted a dinner for opposition leaders on Tuesday Congress president Rahul Gandhi former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad Ahmed patel AK Antony and Mallikarjun Kharge were also present on the occasion where possibili

14-03-2018

Bollywood actor Narendra Jha 55 died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning at his Farmhouse in Wada It was his third attack says report Narendra was at his farmhouse in Nanegaon Maharashtra when he complained of chest pain the actor’s driver said “He had no health issues and last ni

14-03-2018

New Delhi The government today got the Budget for fiscal year beginning April 1 passed in Lok Sabha without discussion by applying the guillotine process as the opposition paralysed the functioning for the eighth day Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved the Finnce Bill 2018 which contains taxation p

14-03-2018

Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan on Friday declared her and her husband Amitabhs assets to be worth ₹1000 crore According to an affidavit filed by the MP the couple has immovable assets worth ₹460 crore and movable assets worth ₹540 crore In 2012 Jaya had declared assets worth ₹493 crore when she had fi

13-03-2018

Women at technology giant Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016 according to filings revealed on Monday The figure was cited by plaintiffs who sued the company in 2015 for systematically denying pay raises and promotions to wom

13-03-2018

SBI has slashed charges for nonmaintenance of Average Monthly Balance AMB for customers in Metro and Urban centres from a maximum of ₹50 per month to ₹15 per month Similarly for SemiUrban and Rural centres the charges have been reduced from ₹40 to ₹12 and ₹10 respectively The changes effective April

13-03-2018

The fifth largest diamond in history The Lesotho Legend has been sold for 40 million nearly ₹260 crore in Belgium The 910carat diamond which is approximately the size of two golf balls was found in Lesotho in southern Africa earlier this year It is a D colour Type IIa diamond meaning it has very few

13-03-2018

Indias tallest National Flag was unfurled in Karnatakas Belgaum on Monday in the presence of several school children and political leaders The 9600squarefootwide flag on an over 110metretall post was unfurled by Congress leader Ramesh Jarkiholi who said BJP isnt the sole custodian of nationalism The

13-03-2018

The Supreme Court on Monday sought data from High Courts across the country on pendency of cases of sexual offences against childr