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Teary-eyed Kumarswamy to party workers: 'Not Happy Being CM' Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy told his party workers during a cel... Hima Das assured of government support till 2020 Olympics in Tokyo The newest sensation of the Indian sporting scene Hima Das will get endtoen... Woman arrested for hugging male singer at Saudi concert A woman was arrested for hugging singer Majid Al Mohandis at a concert in S... Court summons Sashi Taroor for 'Hindu Pak' remark against BJP New Delhi Days after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor courted controversy wi... Hima Das to be named Assam's Sports Ambassador GUWAHATI Celebrations have swept the Dhing residence in central Assam of st... Japan plans smart signals in Bangluru to cut wait time by 30 percentage Bengaluru a city which is quite infamous for its incredibly slowmoving traf... Automatic train wash plant installed at Delhi Station Newdelhi In a bid to save water required for cleaning trains an automatic t... Harmanpreet Kaur, Indian women's T20 Skipper, rubbishes fake degree allegations Indian womens T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur has come down hard at the criti...

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 children under the stringent POCSO Act A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud gave the direction on a plea that had sought compens

12-03-2018

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has been invited as one of the Chief Guests to the 105th Indian Science Congress which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday Notwithstanding the recent note issued by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha advising all senior

12-03-2018

Former Finance Minister P Chidambarams son Karti Chidambaram has been sent to judicial custody till March 24 in the INX Media money laundering case Further the court has rejected Kartis request for home food in Tihar Jail Karti has been accused of taking money to get a foreign investment clearance f

12-03-2018

Srinagar Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir the Army said on Monday The militants were identified  as Eesa Fazli of Soura area in Srinagar and Syed Owais Shafi of Kokernag The  identify of the third militant is yet to be ascert

12-03-2018

At least 20 students are feared trapped in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurankani hills in Theni district on Sunday The Indian Air Force has been pressed into action to help in evacuation process Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said adding that the Southern Command is in touch with the Collecto

11-03-2018

Addressing a gathering in Malaysia Congress President Rahul Gandhi said he and his sister Priyanka have completely forgiven their father Rajiv Gandhis killers We were very upset and hurt and for many years we were quite angry he added Rahul further said In politics when you mess with the wrong force

11-03-2018

New Delhi French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said he wanted Paris to be NewDelhi’s best partner in Europe as he started a fourday trip to India aimed at ratcheting up security and energy ties MrMacron who was welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival late Friday said “ colle

11-03-2018

Mumbai Approximately 30000 farmers from across the state of Maharashtra have reached Thane on Sunday to protest against the state government’s “antifarmer” policies The All India Kisan Sabha AIKS farmers have been demanding complete loan waiver from the government They started march on Wednesday an

11-03-2018

New Delhi Amid raging debates over the DMRC’s withdrawal from two Light Metro projects in the state Finance Minister Thomas Issac said the government do not wish to incur liability and would scrutinize the projects before executing them Such huge projects generate additional liability for the stat

10-03-2018

Thane Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui his wife and a lawyer have been summoned by Thane’s crime branch in connection with a Call Data Records CDR racket The duo have been summoned after some of the arrested accused had told the police that an advocate named Rizwan Siddiqui had obtained the CDR of the act

10-03-2018

The government of Telangana on Thursday launched Women Entrepreneurship Hub WEHub Indias first stateled incubator for women entrepreneurs The incubator will help women entrepreneurs establish their own enterprises by providing services including seed funding mentoring and business guidance Deepthi R

09-03-2018

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation DMRC has said it was forced to withdraw from Keralas Metro project in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode after the state government failed to sign the project agreement that was submitted 15 months ago Stating that it had started preparatory work in 2016 the DMRC said

09-03-2018

NewDelhi The Supreme today quashed the High Court that annulled the marriage between Hadiya and Shafin Jahan The verdict is passed by a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on a petition filed by Shefin Jahan “The marriage is legal and the high

08-03-2018

New Delhi Fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim’s aide Farooq Takla  was arrested here today by the CBI after he arrived from Dubai the agency’s spokesperson saidFarooq Taklawas at the immigaration office of the Delhi Airport when a CBI team arrested him as an Interpol Red Corner notice had been issue

08-03-2018

Hyderabad Telangana government has announced a special casual leave to all the female employees on the occasion of International Women’s Day in the State on Thursday Mean while the National Highways Authority of India has also announced that it will deploy an all –women staff on at least one of its

08-03-2018

Three railway stations under the South Central Railway SCR zone will be fullymanaged by women todaywhich is celebrated as International Womens DayThe move is aimed at boosting the morale of the women employeesThe SCR has taken the initiative to make Chandragiri railway station in Guntakal division B

07-03-2018

The Supreme Court today directed the CBSE not to make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrolment of students appearing in NEET 2018 and other all India exams A fivejudge constitution bench headed by chief justice Dipak Misra directed the CBSE to upload the information on their website Earlier in the day

07-03-2018

Bollywood actor Jeetendra has reportedly been booked for a sexual assault case in Shimla Jeetendra’s cousin has claimed she was assaulted in a city hotel 47 years ago  when she was 18 and he was 28 when she stayed with Jeetendra The victim is expected to record her statement before a magistrate and

07-03-2018

Karnatakas most senior anticorruption officer its Lokayukta was hospitalized today after he was stabbed repeatedly at his office in Bengaluru Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty a former high court judge who was named the states anticorruption ombudsman last year was attacked by a man who went to him with

07-03-2018

Delhi and Mumbai airport has been ranked the world’s best on airport service quality ranking in the highest category of handling over million passengers per annum With 635 million passengers flying through the Delhi airport in 2017 It has become the seventh busiest airport in Asia and among the top

07-03-2018

The unrest over the vandalism of statues of iconic leaders intensified on Wednesday Now Miscreants have targeted a statue of Dalit icon Dr B R Ambedkar in Uttarpradesh’s Meerut Members of the Dalit community held protests and blocked traffic in Mawana Meerut after Ambedkar’s statue was vandalised by

07-03-2018

Thane Renowned  criminal lawyer Shyam Keswani on Tuesday said The Fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim is willing to return to India and face all charges against him if the government keeps him in Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail Dawood offered the conditional return a few years ago too but the government ref

07-03-2018

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday ‘strongly’ condemned the incidents of vandalism reported from various parts of the country “Incidents of toppling of statues have been reported from certain parts of the country MHA has taken serious  notes of such incidents of vandalism PM also s

07-03-2018

BENGLURU   A helicopter shuttle service was opened in Bengluru airport and the city in a bid to provide last mile connectivity The Bengluru  International Airport Limited BIAL located in Devanahalli about 40 km from the city centre had tied up with helicopter service provider Thumby Aviation to ferr

06-03-2018

New Delhi India has been ranked the fourth most powerful military power in the world According to the Global Fire Power Index 2017 India’s military strength is second only to that of the US Russia and China The Indian military has a total of 4207250 personnel while China has 3712500 personnel and t

06-03-2018

Gujarat At least 30 people were killed and several others were injured when a truck carrying a marriage party fell off a bridge near Ranghola village of Bhavnagar state highway early on today morning Police said the marriage party was on their way from  Anida village to Tatam village However the tr

06-03-2018

Agartala A statue of communist icon Lenin has been pulled down by some people with an excavator machine at Belonia in South Tripura district the police said today with the CPIM holding BJP workers responsible for it Days after the Left Front was voted out of power in the state Tripura CPIM distric

06-03-2018

Four people including a militant were killed in a shoot out with security forces Sunday night in south Kashmirs Shopian district A mobile check post of the security forces at Pohan in Shopian was fired upon around 8 pm sparking a gunfight In a retaliatory operation one terrorist was neutralised said

04-03-2018

The first picture of Sridevis ashes being immersed in the Indian Ocean in Rameswaram Tamil Nadu by husband Boney Kapoor along with their daughters has come up on social media Late actress Sridevis ashes have been immersed in the pilgrimage town of Rameswaram Tamil Nadu by her husband Boney Kapoor an

04-03-2018

The central government has approved ₹2919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund to create eight safe cities with a special focus on women safety The cities will have patrolled public spaces and quicker response systems to curb crimes against women The cities listed by the Centre are Delhi Mumbai Chennai Ahmedab

03-03-2018

Several farmer organisations from Gujarat have announced a fiveday protest in Gandhi nagar to press for their demands for debt waiver payment of crop insurance Narmada water allocation and a host of other issues Not only the government of Gujarat is not paying attention it even does not allow us to

03-03-2018

Bengaluru A 37 – year –old man arrested under the Arms Act for illegal possession of ammunition is being questioned in connection with the murder of kannada tabloid Editor Gauri Lankesh in the city nearly six months ago police said on Friday “KT Naveen Kumar was taken into custody by a Special Inve

03-03-2018

Shillong Counting of votes in three northeastern states – Meghalaya Nagaland and Tripura– began at 8 am on Saturday Tripura was the first of these States to go to the polls on February 18 followed by Meghalaya and Nagaland on February 27 Repolling in 19 booths across the three States due to EVM ma

03-03-2018

After tomato prices in Tamil Nadu declined from ₹20 to ₹2 several farmers dumped their tomato harvest into the lakes in the state Surplus tomatoes were produced instead of longseason crops such as bananas and sugarcanes as irrigation water was available for only three months farmers union member sai

02-03-2018

Students appearing for Punjab School Examination Board’s Class 12 exams at government schools in Ludhiana had to sit on the floor to write their first exam on Wednesday The schools didnt have sufficient number of benches and had placed mats on the floor for the examinees Some schools had to declare

02-03-2018

Delhi The Railways will not levy the Merchant Discount Rate charges on passengers for booking railway tickets on payments made through debit cards for transaction of value up to one lakh rupees This will be applicable to passengers who buy tickets at the counters or through IRCTC websites The railw

02-03-2018

A criminal case under the Indecent Representation of Women Act has been filed on Friday on the controversial cover page of the Malayalam women’s magazine Grilalakshmi which shows a woman gazing at the reader with a gentle smile on her lips and an infant at her breast Magazine Grilakshmi has challen

02-03-2018

Delhi A day ahead of Holi students and teachers from Delhi University on Thursday staged protests outside Delhi Police headquarters over incidents where female students were hit allegedly with semenfilled balloons Claiming that such attacks were against the dignity of women protesters raised slogan

02-03-2018

Mumbai The State Bank of India SBI raised the key oneyear marginal cost of funds based lending rate MCLR by 20 basis points to 815 per cent from 795 per cent India’s largest public sector lender said the new MCLR will be effective from March 12018 Following suit the Punjab National Bank PNB and ICIC

02-03-2018

India and Jordan on Thursday renewed their support to the Palestinian cause as the two sides signed 12 agreements including one on defence cooperation following a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and King of Jordan Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein Both leaders renewed their support a

01-03-2018

A supplier has been booked for providing fake jewellery for a mass marriage programme organised by the Uttar Pradesh government after eight women returned their ornaments saying they werent made of silver District social welfare departments role is also being assessed an official said Auraiya distri

01-03-2018

Nirav Modi accused in the massive PNB Scam has refused to join the CBI investigation citing business engagements abroadMeanwhile the estimation of the fraud has increased to roughly Rs 12650 cr Days ago CBI had summoned him through email After his refusal to return it has issued him a stricter summo

01-03-2018

A woman wrestler and a boxer were attacked with acid by three persons on their way to a stadium in Uttar Pradeshs Meerut The attack was led by a woman who had an argument with one of the victims when both of them were visiting their relatives in jail The Supreme Court had banned open sale of acid in

01-03-2018

New Delhi A Blue Corner notice was issued  on Wednesday against diamond jeweler Nirav Modi and hi uncle Mehul Choksi of Gitanjali Group in connection with the Rs 12600 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case an official saidAn Income Tax department official said the Blue Corner notice – to locate ide

01-03-2018

Kanchipuram Senior pontiff of the Kanchi Sankara Mutt Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi passed away on Wednesday at a private hospital in Kanchipuram“The 69th Acharya of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Jagadguru Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal attained Siddhi at 900 am on  Wednesda

01-03-2018

Late actress Sridevi who passed away on Saturday night was cremated with the state Honours and received a gun salute at her funeral on wednesday in Mumbai Her body wrapped in tricolor was taken to the crematorium in a truck decorated with white daisies Several Bollywood celebrities attended the pray

28-02-2018

Jayendra saraswathy the 69th Shankaracharya of the Sri Kanchi Kamakoti peetam passed away following a cardiac arrest The 82year old seer was rushed to a private hospital this morning   after he complained of uneasinesshospital sources said Jayendra Saraswathi was the senior pontiff of the mutt found

28-02-2018

Chennai Bollywood celebrities and fans of Sridevi flocked to the residence of her brotherin –law Anil Kapoor to pay last respect Sridevi’s two daughters Khushi and upcoming actor Jahnvi are staying at the house Among those who visited to see Sridevi for the last time were Farah Khan Farhan Akhtar T

28-02-2018

Union Minister CR Chaudhary on Monday said nearly three crore fake and duplicate ration cards were cancelled with the help of Aadhaar in the last three years of NDA government Adding that 82 ration cards have been linked with Aadhaar the minister said it had helped ensure that food was being deliver

27-02-2018

The government on Tuesday announced a significant reduction in airfare for those going on the Haj a month after it scrapped subsidies for the pilgrimage Union Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi described the move as a major step He said by Stating that pilgrims were politically and economically ex

27-02-2018

After a series of shocking developments relating to Sridevis death case investigationDubai Police has finallycleared the release of actor Sridevis mortal remains to the Indian consulate and her family three days after her death so that they can start the embalming process  The funeral will take plac

27-02-2018

New Delhi The Central government has allotted 169 crore for Kerala Ockhi relief fund The decision in this regard was taken at the meeting convened by Union  home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday But Kerala  had demanded a whopping amount of Rs 7340 crore In the meeting it was also decided to allot

27-02-2018

The Northern Railways has decided to introduce an allweather glassroof AC train with 40 seats in Kashmir in order to enhance tourism in the valley The train will have Vistadome coaches which will have rotatablepushback seats GPSbased information system LED lights and automatic sliding compartment do

26-02-2018

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik made a sculpture of late actress Sridevi at Puri beach in Odisha while tweeting Tribute to one of the brightest stars of Indian cinema Sridevi Meanwhile Karnatakabased cartoonist Satish Acharya dedicated a sketch to the late actress Sridevi passed away in Dubai on Satur

26-02-2018

Dubai Police has stated that actress Sridevis death occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness As per media reports by UAE publications traces of alcohol were found in her blood The reports added that under the influence of alcohol Sridevi reportedly lo

26-02-2018

Tejaswin Shankar took India’s athletics fraternity by storm as he broke his own high jump record by clearing a height of 228m at the Big 12 Indoor Athletics Championships in Ames Iowa This effort secured the Kansas State University student a bronze medal but the more impressive fact is that the heig

26-02-2018

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan won a gold medal and was named the best boxer of the tournament at the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament in Bulgaria Amit Panghal also won a gold medal at the tournament Fivetime world champion M C Mary Kom had to be content with a silver medal after going down in t

26-02-2018

NewDelhi Extremely shocked to hear the sad news of the demise of T S R Subramanian He was the tallest amongst all and is a big loss for the fraternity and the nation Deepest condolences to all family members We hope and pray that your ideas and thoughts will continue to guide us the IAS association

26-02-2018

Goa Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was admitted to the staterun Goa Medical College hospital this evening after he complained of abdominal pain Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said he was suffering from dehydration and was responding to treatment “We have posted specialist doctors who are monit

26-02-2018

Delhi The government has proposed a new bill to regulate use  of pesticides by suggesting stiff penalties and imprisonment to violatorsThe draft Pesticides Management Bill PMB 2017 released by the Agriculture Ministry last week aims at ensuring availability of quality pesticides allow its use only a

26-02-2018

Bhopal When it comes to security of the countrys borders the IndoTibetan Border Police ITBP wants to leave no stone unturned and has now geared up to even break the language barrier with their Chinese counterparts With this aim around 25 jawans and officials of the ITBP will take up a oneyear certif

25-02-2018

Haryana Political war of words on the Haryana Government’s plan to introduce recitation of Gayatri Mantra during the morning prayers in government schools of state Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar says moral values to be inculcated in children Moral values too must be inculcated in childre

25-02-2018

Mumbai  Veteran Actress Sridevi passed away this morning She was in Dubai for attending her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding As per latest reports Sridevi’s body will leave from Dubai at 930 pm IST and will arrive in Pawan Hans Mumbai at midnight around 2 am3 am Celebrities will supposedly pay their r

25-02-2018

DelhiThe National Highways Authority of India  is planning to have  a pilot project  on the DelhiMumbai highway soon The pilot project is expected to run for one year and involves implementing a satellitebased electronic toll collection system running on GPS and mobile telecommunication technology f

25-02-2018

Mumbai The air outside Sridevi’s residence is heavy with grief as fans of the veteran actor continue to queue up to catch one last glimpse of their ‘Chandni’ Ever  since the news broke out Sridevi’s Lokhandwala home  witnessed a steady stream of ardent fans assembling  outside her house to pay thei

25-02-2018

Indian Cinema world condoled and expressed their grief on the sudden demise of Veteran actress SrideviThe stars with whom Sridevi acted in number of hits expressed their grief on their twitter handles “I’m Shocked and very disturbed I’ve lost a dear friend and the industry has lost a true legend My

25-02-2018

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mourned the death of veteran actress Sridevi who died in Dubai after suffering a cardiac arrest  Shocked to hear of passing of movie star Sridevi She has left millions of fans heartbroken Her performances in films such

25-02-2018

 Late Legendary actress Sridevi born on August 13 1963 as Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan to Telugu mother Rajeswari and Tamil father Ayyapan and began her career as a child artiste in the age of 4 in South Indian Film Industry Transcending the barrier of language she emerged asthe reigning queen of the t

25-02-2018

Mumbai Veteran Bollywood actress Srideviwho had an illustrious career spanning over four decadespassed away in Dubai She was 54 According to the family sourcesthe actor wife of producer BoneyKapoor reportedly died due to cardiac arrest late in the night in Dubai where she had gone along with her fa

25-02-2018

A picture of Major Kumud Dogra attending her martyred husbands funeral holding their 5dayold daughter in her arms is doing rounds on the internet Major Dogra was seen in full Army uniform paying last tributes to her husband Wing Commander D Vats who died in an unfortunate Indian Air Force plane cras

24-02-2018

PNB has denied reports that cricketer Virat Kohli will discontinue endorsing the bank terming the claims as totalling false and incorrect This comes after reports claimed that Kohli might terminate his contract with PNB over the 177billion fraud case against jeweller Nirav Modi PNB also said that it

24-02-2018

Czech Republics Ester Ledecka became the first woman to claim gold medals in two sports at a Winter Olympics after claiming her second one in a snowboarding event at the PyeongChang Winter Games on Saturday Ledecka who is primarily a snowboarder had earlier registered a shock victory in the Alpine s

24-02-2018

In a tragic incident nine school children were killed and 24 others were injured after a vehicle came crashing into the school compound and then rammed into a building The incident took place in Bihars  Muzaffarpur on Saturday just after the school ended The children were crossing the road when a Bo

24-02-2018

Microsoft has opened a new 165 million campus in Dublin Ireland which features a digital lake an LED waterfall and an indoor mountain The 365000square foot campus is called One Microsoft Place and houses five restaurants including a Street Cafe which serves street food to the employees The facility

24-02-2018

Thiruvananthapuram The Centre today sought a report from the government over lynching to death of a tribal man for allegedly stealing articles from some shops at Agali in Palakkad district UnionTribal Affairs MinisterJual Oram said a report has been sought from the state chief secretary over the de

24-02-2018

Chennai  PrimeMinister Narendra Modi will on Saturday launch the TamilNadu government’s Amma Two wheeler Scheme here on the occasion of late Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s birth anniversary The scheme which aims at providing 50 per cent subsidy to all the working women to buy two – wheelers was a

24-02-2018

New Delhi After Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi the CBI has registered a case against a Delhi based jewellery exporter for an alleged bank loan fraud to the tune of Rs 390 crore towards Oriental bank of Commerce The CBI has booked Dwaraka Das Seth International Pvt Ltd for the alleged fraud Before  Six

24-02-2018

New Delhi   Breaking his silence over the Rs 11400 crore fraud at the India’s second biggest PSU bank PrimeMinister Narendra Modi today warned of stringent action those involved in financial irregularities and said loot of public money will not be tolerated Days after the Punjab National Bank PNB

24-02-2018

The Supreme Court on Friday held that an accused cannot be released on bail as a matter of right even if the person was not arrested during the investigationA bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan interpreted Section 88 of the Criminal Procedure Code CrPC to hold that the provision did not c

23-02-2018

India is all set to roll out the red carpet and sign a slew of strategic pacts with Jordan during the visit of King Abdullah II from February 27 as the Narendra Modi government is keen to woo the Arab nation that has traditionally been a Pakistan ally Abdullah had accorded special honour to Prime Mi

23-02-2018

Tamil Nadu state health department on Wednesday launched a cosmetic surgery clinic in a government medical college offering free breast implants surgery The clinic in Stanley Medical College aims to provide the poor in Tamil Nadu an opportunity to avail of beauty treatment that is restricted to the

23-02-2018

The Delhi Police on Friday visited Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence and seized hard disks containing recordings of 21 CCTV cameras in connection with the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case by AAP MLAs on Monday night Reacting to the police search for evidence Kejriwal wrote o

23-02-2018

The Jharkhand High Court on Friday rejected the bail application of RJD chief Lalu Prasad who is serving jail sentence in Ranchi in a fodder scam Lalu on January 6 was sentenced to three and a half years of imprisonment in one of the six fodder scam cases RC 64A96 after he was convicted for fraudu

23-02-2018

The Canadian Prime Minister on his weeklong visit to India met with the President of India Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday after his meeting with top business leaders of India and Canada The meeting with the chief executives from both countries was based on business

23-02-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally broke his silence on Justin Trudeaus visit to India as he posted on Twitter saying that he looks forward to meeting the Canadian PM Modi added that he is particularly looking forward to meeting Trudeaus children Xavier EllaGrace and HadrienTrudeau is scheduled to

22-02-2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI on Thursday registered a case and booked five persons on charges of uploading and circulating child pornography through a Whatsapp group called KidsXXX that had 119 members from India and abroad The agency has arrested one of the five alleged administrators of

22-02-2018

A MLA has reportedly suggested Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to perform Yajna to rid the Assembly House of the influence of ghosts The deaths of two sitting MLAs within six months have made legislators wary as they fear that the Assembly building may have come under the influence of socal

22-02-2018

A new 90acre city park  Delhi’s own version of Manhattan’s central park will open its doors to visitors on Thursday Located adjacent to Humayun’s Tomb in Nizamuddin in the grounds which previously housed a government nursery the new park will be roughly the same size as the sprawling Lodhi Gardens T

22-02-2018

New Delhi The Supreme Court which is hearing the case of the alleged forcible religious conversion of Kerala woman Hadiya on today reiterated its question if the Kerala High Court had the authority to annul a marriage between two consenting adults “Can there be a roving inquiry into matrimonial rel

22-02-2018

THANE The ED today said it has frozen mutual funds and shares worth Rs 9452 crore of the Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi groups in connection with a moneylaundering probe against them in the Rs 11400crore alleged fraud at the Punjab National Bank PNB It also seized nine highend luxury cars of Modi as p

22-02-2018

Mumbai Strand book stall one of the most popular book stalls for generations in Mumbai will shut down by the end of this month The bookstall will see its end a day after its founder T N Shanbhag’s ninth death anniversary which falls on February 27 The 70 year old bookstall was founded in 1948  near

22-02-2018

THANE In the wake of the Punjab National Bank fraud case the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday sealed the residence of Gili India Limited director Aniyath Shivraman at Kalyan in Maharashtra’s Thane district The ED also Seized several important documents related to  the  Punjab National Bank

22-02-2018

Flying officer Avani Chaturvedi on Monday made history by becoming the first  indian woman to fly a fighter aircraft solo Chaturvedi achieved  the distinction on February 19 flying  a  MiG 21 “Bison” which has virtually the highest landing and take off speed in the world 340 kmph She undertook the

22-02-2018

New Delhi Feb 21 There is no hike in the examination fee for the railways says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Addressing the concerns of the candidates who are set to apply for the 90000 posts for which the national transporter had advertised in January and February the minister said the exam fee was

21-02-2018

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation EPFO on Wednesday lowered the interest rate to 855 for the financial year 201718 compared to 865 for 201617 This is the second straight year for which the provident fund body manages a corpus of over ₹11 lakh crore has reduced the interest rate Notably the i

21-02-2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has said that his visit to India is not about handshakes and photoopportunities and is rather is about the close IndiaCanada ties It is also peopletopeople ties it is also cultural economic and business There are so many different ways you can engage he addedis comments ca

21-02-2018

The Department of Telecommunications DoT has denied reports claiming that it is implementing a 13digit mobile number system for consumers It clarified that a directive for 13digit number system was issued exclusively for machinetomachine M2M SIM cards used for direct communication among electronic d

21-02-2018

Commuters of the Delhi Metro can now use their Metro smart cards on feeder buses and for parking at 13 stations The move is part of Common Mobility Card project and is aimed at ensuring lastmile connectivity to commuters which was introduced on January 8 for 250 select buses These cards can be used

21-02-2018

 New Delhi Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred hearing on a PIL Seeking immediate court monitored probe into  Rs 11 400 Crore Nirav Modi – PNB scam The Centre opposed the PIL seeking independent investigation and deportation of Nirav Modi The case will  now be heard on March 16  The apex court  obs

21-02-2018

New Delhi The department of Telecom  has issued a directive instructing all telecom operators  in the country to start  issuing  13 digit  mobile numbers to M2M customers from October 18 onwards The deadline for completion of the same has been set for December 31 2018 Further it has been stated tha

21-02-2018

 New Delhi The CBI has arrested a GM – rank officer of the PNB in connection with the alleged Rs 11400 crore fraud involving billionaire jewelers Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi officials said Rajesh Jindal who was the Branch  Head at PNB Brady House branch during 200911 was taken into cus

21-02-2018

A Kerala woman whose marriage to a Muslim man was annulled after being termed love jihad has told the Supreme Court she wanted to exercise her freedom of religion and choice of marriage In an affidavit Akhila who was renamed Hadiya after conversion contended that she was a Muslim and wanted to live

20-02-2018

Gandhi Nagar railway station of Jaipur became the first main line railway station in India to be fully managed by women The station situated in the heart of the city has a strength of about 40 staff members Majority of the women personnel deputed a few days back joined hands with other women working

20-02-2018

Doctors removed 80kg of polythene waste from the stomach of a cow at Patna’s Bihar Veterinary College on Wednesday highlighting the disastrous impact plastic bags can have on the health of stray animals that often eat out of garbage bins Dr GD Singh assistant professor at the department of surgery a

20-02-2018

As the  dalit students of a government school in Kullu district were segregated at a live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modis programme last week on Monday ordered an inquiry into an incident The Pariksha Par Charcha event which was held in New Delhi on Friday was telecast across the country I

19-02-2018

As part of the ongoing Clean Air for Delhi Campaign Environment Minister Imran Hussain on February 19 flagged off the AntiSmog Gun campaign from the Delhi Secretariat for the third time This gun will be used on PWD roads during nonpeak hours for checking its capabilities in reducing air pollutionCle

19-02-2018

After protests in Bihar and Kerala the railways  relaxed the upper age limit of employing people in various categories and said the option of taking the recruitment exam in regional languages including Bangla and Malayalam would be made available In a statement the railways said in the exam for assi

19-02-2018

The Karnataka education department to ensure safety and security of question papers during the upcoming SSLC and second year preuniversity final exams the State Department of Primary and Secondary Education will install GPS tracking system in the vehicles used for transportation of question papers T

19-02-2018

A woman in Muzaffarpur died after consuming acid in place of water given to her by a staff of a private hospital Shyamali Devi 60 was admitted to the hospital after she underwent an eye surgery When Shyamali Devi asked for water to take medicines she was handed over a bottle with a clear liquid It t

19-02-2018

India is looking with renewed interest at the muchdelayed multibilliondollar TurkmenistanAfghanistanPakistanIndia TAPI gas pipeline that will connect Central Asia with South AsiaIndia along with representatives of all the other three countries is expected to participate in the groundbreaking ceremon

19-02-2018

The WCIT is being organized for the time in the country and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver inaugurate the summit through a video conference which will have the whos who of the global IT industry in attendance according to senior official of the state IT department Since Nasscom is the hos

18-02-2018

The Union Public Service Commission UPSC has announced the results of the Indian Engineering Services IES preliminary examination 2018 The candidates can check at the commissions official website upscgovin for more information The qualified candidates are further advised to refer to the Rules of the

18-02-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday 18 February laid the foundation stone of the Navi Mumbai International Airport in a ceremony attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other minister from the Centre and the state The PM reached Mumbai in the afternoon today where he was rece

18-02-2018

Cubbon Park police had filed an FIR against Mohammed Nalapad son of Shanthi Nagar MLA NA Harris for attacking a youth along with his friends after an argument at pub in UB City Mall Vidvat a MBA graduate and son of businessmen Lokanatha had gone to pub Fergy Cafe in UB City to have dinner with his f

18-02-2018

The district administration of Nagpur has decided to construct two public toilets in the city for members of the transgender community The move comes after representatives of the Sarthi Trust which works for the community met District Collector Sachin Kurve and demanded separate public toilets and m

18-02-2018

A video of  Janardan Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party BJP MP cleaning a school toilet in Madhya Pradeshs Rewas Khajuha Village went viral on various social media During his inspection run in the staterun school in Nayi Garhi the mnister cleaned the toilet after it had clogged and been out of use due to

18-02-2018

The carcass of a dolphin has come floating to the Ravindranath Tagore beach  on Sunday Aquatic life specialists and forest department officials have visited the spot and inspected the dead dolphin They guess that the dolphin might have died a week ago The pourakarmikas will bury the carcass in the s

18-02-2018

A 36yearold man named Gurudayal Dilbagrai Trikha  resident of Gandhi Nagar locality of Nashik with an extra finger on his left hand struggled for eight months to get an Aadhaar card as centres turned him away due to the difficulty in collecting his fingerprints Even meeting the government officials

17-02-2018

The Supreme Court on Friday said election candidates will have to disclose their source of income along with that of their spouse and dependents A bench of justice J Chelameswar and justice S Abdul Nazeer was hearing the public interest litigation filed by Lok Prahari an NGO that fights corruption T

17-02-2018

In the much awaited verdict on Cauvery Dispute  the Supreme Court on Friday reduced Tamil Nadus quota of Cauvery water to 17725 thousand million cubic feet TMC from the 192 TMC awarded to the state by Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal in 2007 and also pronounced that Karnataka be given additional 14

16-02-2018

Thane Thane Municipal Transport TMT is set to make safe travel for women In its 201819 budget the body focused on the installation of CCTV cameras and panic buttons in buses as well as the introduction of women’s special buses “Under the Center’s Nirbhaya scheme every TMT bus will have a panic butt

16-02-2018

Indian railways have announced that the reservation charts which is regularly pasted over the coach of the train will not be done from 1st march onwards in all trains of sourthern Railway The system of pasting their reservation charts was scrutinized for the last 3 months on a test basis successfull

16-02-2018

Two Indian Air Force Pilots were killed on Thursday after a microlight aircraft they were flying in crashed at Majuli District in AssamThe accident took place around 1230 PM when microlight virus SW 80 which had 2 Pilots crashed at Sumoimari an isolated location on the worlds largest river IslandThe

16-02-2018

Guntur Doctors are known as life savers and a little mistake while performing a surgery can cost a patient his or her life A doctor in one of the largest government hospitals in Andhra Pradesh had to conduct a delicate plastic surgery in mobile light as the lights over the operation table went off T

15-02-2018

Bengaluru At least three labourers have died in Bengaluru and one was critically injured after a fivestoreyed underconstruction building collapsed at Kasavanahallis Sarjapur road in Bengaluru on Thursday Many people are feared to be trapped under the debris after the building collapsed Police and St

15-02-2018

A picture of Rajasthan Health Minister and BJP leader Kalicharan Saraf urinating on a wall in Jaipur has surfaced online Meanwhile the minister has refused to comment on the act saying it wasnt a big issue Ajmer MP Dr Raghu Sharma said that Saraf should apologize for urinating in public “Govt talks

15-02-2018

As the farmers in  Maharashtra lost crops around 2 lakh hectares of land in Marathwada and Vidarbha  due to hailstorm and unseasonal rains The state has also sought financial assistance of Rs200 crore from the Centre to compensate farmers for the losses While 1800 villages from 16 districts were aff

15-02-2018

A 28yearold woman named Puneet Kaur from Punjab died after her hair got entangled in the wheel of a gokart tearing her scalp off her head at an amusement park in Pinjore Victim  was a resident of Rampura Phul in Bathinda and was visiting the park — Aqua Village — along with her husband Amardeep Sing

15-02-2018

Bangaluru The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited is designating the first 2 days of the front car as women only on experimental basis to ensure they are not inconvenienced while insisting that there will not be any segregation in using the cars Speaking at an event Bharat Earth Movers Limite

15-02-2018

The Delhi Police on Wednesday said that they had arrested a wanted Indian Mujahideen IM operative who had purportedly escaped from the scene of the 2008 Batla House encounter in the national Capital and was allegedly involved in serial blasts in Delhi Ahmedabad Varanasi Faizabad Lucknow and Jaipur T

14-02-2018

Indias secondlargest public lender Punjab National Bank on Wednesday it had detected some “fraudulent and unauthorised” transactions worth about 177 billion at one of its branches in Mumbai The bank said the transactions were for the benefit of a few select account holders with their apparent conniv

14-02-2018

New Delhi Customs officials at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport caught three passengers who were smuggling gold granules worth of Rs 20 lakh and mixed  it with an orange – flavoured fruit drink mix But based on specific input customs officials seized the consignment and segregated the go

14-02-2018

Everyone is celebrating valentine’s day all over the world While we celebrate love we must not forget another importance of the day Its National donor day too Organ donation is still a big dilemma before law Only close relatives of the needy could donate organ to himher Thus many die due to lack of

14-02-2018

Lucknow University has issued a circular telling students not to wander inside its premises on Valentine’s Day The university in the circular dated February 10 said that disciplinary action would be taken against those who violate the directive In Muzaffarnagar city the Shiv Sena conducted a “stick

13-02-2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that the suburban railway network s plan charted by his ministry for Bengaluru would not only cut completion time but also project costs Giving details about the proposed project Goyal said the time and cost of procuring land has been cut by taking a dec

13-02-2018

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje who hold finance portfolio presents announces setting up a farmer loan relief commission where farmers can approach and present their side for getting relief on merit basis She while announcing the state budget in the Rajasthan Assembly on Monday announced a onetime fa

13-02-2018

Construction of civilian houses adjacent to the boundary wall of Army camps is a problem across the country Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Minister was in Jammu to visit the people injured in Saturday’s terror attack on the Army camp in Sunjuwan “Civil constructions are taking place near

13-02-2018

National football champions of India Aizawl FC have been left redfaced after pictures of the club’s U15 team sitting on the floor during a train journey from KolKata to Guwahati made the rounds on social media The team was returning from Goa after losing to eventual champions Minerva Punjab FC in t

13-02-2018

The government has proposed amending the central motor vehicles rules 1989 to include Aadhar as proof of an applicants age and address for acquiring a driving licence The draft notification for the amendment has been submitted to the Law Ministry Applicants who do not have Aadhar can submit their pa

11-02-2018

The Centre has released nearly Rs 9940 crore to the states so far for the Smart Cities Mission with Maharashtra accounting for the highest amount of Rs 1378 crorefollowed by Madhya Pradesh getting Rs 984 crore according to government data The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has announced 99 citi

11-02-2018

  You drive the vehicle  just looking in the rear view mirror which will cause accidents This country cannot be run

11-02-2018

A 25yearold woman  named Munni delivered a baby girl outside the emergency ward of Civil Hospital Gurgaon on Friday after she was allegedly denied an ultrasound test before the delivery due to lack of Aadhaar card Munni reportedly had her Aadhaar number and voter ID but the hospital asked for a phys

10-02-2018

Noida A 17yearold boy was killed after his motorbike was hit by a DTC bus on Friday morning  As per reports the teenager who was on his way to write his Board exams was rushed to two hospitals where he was refused treatment and eventually succumbed to his injuries  The deceased identified as Noida

10-02-2018

Those who had earlier doubted Baba Ramdevs intentions about promoting good health seem to have had a miraculous change of heart Smoking marijuana has often been defended by its patrons citing its medicinal properties and they couldnt be prouder to have finally found their spokesperson in Ramdev or

10-02-2018

New Delhi Indian railways had identified more than 13000 employees in its ranks who are on “unauthorized” leave for a long time and initiated disciplinary action to terminate their services it said Friday The move is aimed at improving the performance of the organization and to boost  the morale of

10-02-2018

New Delhi The government has made it mandatory for banks to sanction education loans only through  the only process via NSDL portal and asked them not to take any application in physical form The resolution  has been considered to make education loan disbursement process transparent and more efficie

10-02-2018

A record was set on the second day of Rajim Kumbh Mela in Chhattisgarh after over 2100 saints and locals blew shankh conch shells together Golden Book of World Records certified the record Adding that the sound of conch shells soothed the environment the state minister Brijmohan Agrawal said We want

10-02-2018

The government has asked educational institutions across the country including IITs to facilitate live telecast of ‘Pareeksha Pe Charcha’ — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s interactive programme with students to destress them before exams The University Grants Commission on Thursday sent a letter to a

09-02-2018

Spicejet flight tire burst during takeoff at Chennai The passengers and the crew  were saved in the nick of time as the flight suffered a tyre burst on Thursday after it took off from the Chennai airport The airplane crew decided to turn back the flight immediately and managed to land safely at the

08-02-2018

As a part of safety measures railways is all set to install four CCTV cameras in each coach of all Shatabdi Rajdhani and Duronto trains soonTwentythree pairs of Rajdhani 26 pairs of Shatabdi and 18 pairs of Duronto trains would have the facility Vishwesh Chaube General Manager Northern Railway said

08-02-2018

The Centre on Thursday said that the government is not planning to remove Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution from the curriculum in schools and colleges The development comes after Minister of State for Human Resource Development Satyapal Singh had claimed that Darwin’s evolution theory was “scien

08-02-2018

New Delhi A special bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Thursday asked parties before the Allahabad High Court in the  Babri Masjid Ram Janmabhoomi Dispute to file in two weeks English translation of documents The bench also comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and SA Naze

08-02-2018

The JK government on Thursday suspended the superintendent of the Srinagar Central Jail  Hilal Ahmad in connection with the Pakistani terrorist Abu Hunzullahs escape from jail The police also arrested five persons suspected to have helped Hunzullah escape from the SMHS Hospital on Tuesday after kill

08-02-2018

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file within four weeks a vision document for protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal The apex court also directed the state government to explain why there was a sudden flurry of activities in and around the Taj M

08-02-2018

India has been watching the fate of the President of Male president Abdul yameen who has been accused of emergency and the arrest of former chief justice Abdul Gafoor and former president of Maldives Though no plan to deploy troops for the time being the reports suggest that India is intent on impos

07-02-2018

Rajastan Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s estranged wife Jashodaben met with an accident in Rajasthan’s Chittor district The accident happened when a car she was travelling rammed into a truck Jashodaben had a narrow escape and was rushed to a hospital in Chittorgarh The car she was travelling had si

07-02-2018

The Maharashtra government  has announced plans to develop mobile application for regulating auto rickshaws in pune making the service transparent and more efficient The app will be beneficial for commuters as most auto rickshaws  reportedly do not ferry customers for short distances an overcharge a

07-02-2018

In a strange series of events the temple priest from Mayiladuthurai’s Mayuranathaswami temple has been removed from service as he  a 1000yearold idol in a salwarkameez and dupatta instead of the traditional saree According to reports Raj whod joined the temple service six months ago to help his fath

06-02-2018

Tamil Film Producers Councilis all set to go on strike from March 1 while adding there will be no new film releases in theatres This is owing to exorbitant prices charged by digital service providers for screening of films The council added Andhra Pradesh Telangana Karnataka and Kerala will also pro

06-02-2018

21 people in Uttar Pradeshs Unnao tested positive for HIV that causes AIDS after a quack allegedly used the same syringe to administer injections to all of themUnnaos chief medical officer Dr SP Chaudhary said the human immunodeficiency virus cases were detected after the health department launched

06-02-2018

Ola has signed a memorandum of Understanding MoU with the government of Assam to pilot an appbased river taxi service in Guwahati which is the financial hub of Northeast  According to a statement from the company this MoU was signed during the Global Investors Summit Advantage Assamwhich is current

06-02-2018

The ship with 22 Indians on board had been released tweets external affairs minister Sushama Swaraj “I am happy to inform that Merchant Ship Marine Express with 22 Indian nationals on board has been released” Sushama tweeted She also thanked the assistance provided by the governments of Nigeria and

06-02-2018

A 43yearold Congress Seva Dal worker was shot dead by an unidentified person following an argument at GT Karnal Road this morning The accused who were rash driving shot the victim in the chest at the Bhalswa flyover as per police Deputy Commissioner of Police Northwest Aslam Khan said the deceased h

06-02-2018

New Delhi The nation’s meals security regulator has requested the states to roll out a challenge to make sure that devotees had been served secure prasad at locations of worship Every single day an estimated 300 million folks go to locations of worship throughout the nation and obtain meals which

06-02-2018

New Delhi A new policy in Indian railway which for the first time will have a database of workers engaged by contractors in nonoperational areas such as housekeeping cleaning consultancy training and other such services Therefore aims to keep an eye out for any violation of labour rights The comput

05-02-2018

New Delhi The Indian Railways is likely to setup Passenger Reservation System 40PRS41 counters at Post Offices across the country Currently around 280 post offices have PRS counters For this purpose it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Department of Posts Notably at present PRS counters

04-02-2018

Jammu  A jawan and two teenagers were injured as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control LoC in Poonch and Rajouri district The three were injured in the Shahpur sector of Poonch district in shelling from across the border which started t

04-02-2018

Surat Police arrested two owners of the governmentfunded ration shops in Gujarat’s Surat for stealing subsidized food grain with the help of a hacked software and unauthorized biometric Aadhaar data of beneficiaries Babubhai Boriwal 53 and Sampatlal Shah 61 were arrested on Saturday and were sent to

04-02-2018

The Indian government has designed a new loan scheme for the unemployed The Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Yojana PMRPYis  designed for the young educated population of the country that is unemployed Under this scheme the objective of this loan scheme is to give subsidized finance assistance to the educated

03-02-2018

Delhi Parents from thrissur of kerala seek mercy killing for their fiveyearoldson  The child is dumbblind and is not able to walk run or even stand straight Child can hear voice but he is not capable of recognizing it Thus he cries at every sound that he hears Parents visit centre claiming that due

03-02-2018

The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that the eightmonthold baby who was allegedly raped by her 28yearold cousin has been shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS for better medical care This comes after the apex court directed two doctors from AIIMS to visit the vic

03-02-2018

Madhya Pradesh A 25yearold woman delivered a baby when she was forced to walk down the corridors of the government district hospital in Madhyapradesh and the infant died after falling to the floor The woman allegedly didn’t get a stretcher even she expressed inability to walk Civil Surgeon of Betul

02-02-2018

The government has made Permanent Account Number PAN mandatory for any entity conducting financial transactions of Rs 25 lakh or more Adding that an Aadharlike identity number is being developed for enterprises the government said PAN will also be used as a Unique Entity Number for nonindividuals fr

02-02-2018

Maharashtra A businessman has been arrested by Mumbai’s Juhu Police based on a complaint of stalking and criminal intimidation filed against him by actress Zeenath Aman On January 30 Aman had filed a molestation and stalking complaint against the businessman Mumbai police saidThe complaint has been

02-02-2018

In the Economic Intelligence Units Democratic Index India lost its 31st position and fallen down to 42nd position It is because of amid “rise of conservative religious ideologies” and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities as well as other dissenting voices india came down on the li

01-02-2018

Amid BJP’s opposition to putting up of tippu Sultan’s portrait in the Delhi Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel on Wednesday said it wouldn’t be removed at cost and accused the party of creating controversies “ If anyone remove the Portrait I will take strict action” Goel  added

01-02-2018

While presenting the Union Budget 2018 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that the President’s monthly salary will be increased to Rs 5 lakh from the earlier Rs 15 lakh Further the Vice President’s monthly salary will be increased to Rs 4 lakh from Rs 125 lakh The government has proposed a law

01-02-2018

Soon after Suraj Pal Amu was to be produced in a Haryana court over statements he made on the film Padmaavatthe Karni Sena leader today resigned from the primary membership of Bharatiya Janata Party BJP On Monday Amu was scheduled to be produced before court but was admitted to hospital after he fel

01-02-2018

Srinagar  Pakistan on thursday violated ceasefire in nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir 71 schools were closed in Lam due to heavy shelling  Measures are being taken for safety of people The DC of rajouri district in J K shahid chaudhary said On January 26 and 30 as well paki

01-02-2018

Assam A new integrated terminal building is to be built at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati Airports Authority of India AAI had already begun the work Civil aviation minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju and CM Sarbananda Sonowal had laid down its foundation stone Total budget pla

01-02-2018

New delhi Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced an ambitious national Health protection scheme for 10 crore poor families Rupees 5 lakh will provide per family per year The scheme would be the worlds largest government funded health program ayushman Bharat program jaitley said He also propose

01-02-2018

New Delhi FM Arun Jaitley made it clear that this year budget will particularly focus on strengthening agriculture and rural economy taking care of senior citizens and development of infrastructure and working with States to get better quality of educationHe hailed his government as saying NDA led

01-02-2018

After a  strong earthquake of magnitude 61 jolted northern Afghanistan capital Kabulan tremors were felt in several regions of north India and Pakistan At least one person died and several others were injured in Balochistans Lasbela according to reports Meanwhile there have been no reports of casual

31-01-2018

According to Reports a woman lost one of her twins while giving birth at Gurugram government hospital as the ultra sound result failed to show the doctors that she was having twins Doctors at Sohna Civil Hospital examined the report of the ultrasound test conducted by a private diagnostic clinic tha

31-01-2018

A female passenger at Newark Liberty International Airport claimed that the United Airlines did not allow her emotional support peacock to board its flight even after buying an extra ticket for her peacock The airline said the peacock did not meet its guidelines due to its weight and size adding tha

31-01-2018

According to ReportsThe Ministry of Law  has rejected the Supreme Court Collegiums recommendation to elevate senior Advocate Indu Malhotra to the position of a Supreme Court judge She was the first ever female lawyer to be directly recommended for the SC judgeship

31-01-2018

 Munna 20  a  former employee of a distillery located in Phase 1 Industrial Area Chandigarh on Monday has drained out about 1 lakh litres of liquor It was an action of avenging as he has been fired from the distillery He said that he wanted them to suffer the loss like he did being out of the job 

31-01-2018

The government is planning to abolish all posts which have been vacant for more than five years and has directed all ministries and department to submit a comprehensive report on the matter In an office memorandum the Finance Ministry said it had asked all ministries and departments to submit an ac

31-01-2018

New Delhi Super Blue Blood Moon the first lunar eclipse of 2018 will appear today  A blue moon a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon will appear at the same time giving skywatchers a rare glimpse of Super Blue Blood Moon It is also referred to as a Blue Moon as there is only one full moon per calend

31-01-2018

The Indian Navy launched “INS Karanj’ the third Scorpene class submarine built at Mumbai’s Magazine Dock Shipbuilders Limited Admiral Sunil Lanba Chief of the Naval Staff was the chief guest on the occasion First of the Scopene class submarines INS Kalvari was commissioned in Mumbai last December T

31-01-2018

Passport will retain the last page with address and other personal details It can be used as address proof And it will not wear orange jackets Owing to protest and concerns from various quarters the government has reversed its decision to revamp passports the ministry of external affairs MEA said i

31-01-2018

New Delhi The  Central government has issued an order to increase the salaries of judges of the Supreme Court and 24 High Courts by 200 per cent According to thisthe Chief Justice of India will get a salary of Rs 280 lakh as the current salary is 1 lakh Chief Justice of India will also have officia

30-01-2018

 A Class 1 student Prince Mehra studies at a primary school in Dindori which is 480 kilometres from Bhopal Madhya Pradeshi suffered burn injuries on his face cheeks chest and back as the school cook Nemvati Bai who was serving lunch allegedly threw hot dal at him for asking serving was admitted The

30-01-2018

One of the accused a 63yearold man being a part of the mob that torched the coaches of Sabarmati Express near Godhra railway station on February 27 2002 killing 59 kar sevaks and triggering statewide riots has been arrested in Gujarat after being on the run for 16 years The incident had triggered ri

30-01-2018

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters January 30 marks the assassination of Gandhi in 1948 by Nathuram Godse and this day is observed as Martyrs Day to pay homage to the people who sacrificed their lives for th

30-01-2018

New Delhi An 8monthold baby has been raped by her 28yearold cousin in Delhi On the pretext of playing with the baby the accused took her to a room where he assaulted her and gagged the mouth of the infant to ensure that her screams could not be heard by anyone else in the house The child has undergo

30-01-2018

A woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Jaunpur forced to delivery at hospital Gate after authorities denied her admission and she did not have a bank account and an Aadhar card The incident took place in ShangGanj community Health CentreThe Woman was brought to the Community Health Centre for delivery but due

30-01-2018

Raipur A teacher in Raipurs school told her students that girls wearing short clothes or lipstick were inviting rape like that of Nirbhaya And girls like Nirbhaya who are outgoing are calling for it The students had filed a complaint to principal and police and had shared the tapes to them The teac

30-01-2018

UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey said “Aadhaar is a cardless digital identity Having a chip is not really required” Answering the query Pandey said “Aadhaar is a digital identity which is based on your biometric and also on your mobile number which is linked to Aadhaar It is not based on any smart card

30-01-2018

A 29yearold man on Monday died as he fell from a bridge at the Chennai airport The incident occurred near gate no 4 of the domestic terminal when the man who was standing atop the bridge suddenly slipped and fell down and died on the  spot According to reports the man is from Vijayawada in Andhra Pr

29-01-2018

New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind in parliament during the budget session said that the government is all ready with the new plan to equip the villages with Broadband connectivity moreover 25 lakh panchayats have already been connected He also added that the government is making intensive efforts

29-01-2018

Delhi Delhi government is all set for its first ever haj house in the city The government has planned to open it from mid2019 The haj house will be located in Dwaraka sector 22 and will be centrally airconditioned It will have facilities such as prayer halls VIP suites stateoftheartfacilities kitche

29-01-2018

Yash Chopra Memorial Award instituted by the TSR Foundation of T Subbarami Reddy in memory of producerdirector Yash Chopra goes toBollywood veteran playback singer Asha Bhosl The award  will be distributing  on February 16 She will be the 5th winner of the award Previous recipients  of Yash Chopra M

28-01-2018

At the Republic Day parade held on January 26 at Rajpath New Delhi Maharashtras tableau has won the first prize The certificate was issued by the Ministry of Defence says that the tableau on the coronation ceremony of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has been awarded the first prize Devendra Fadnavis has

28-01-2018

Mumbai A 32yearold Rajesh Maru lost his life after he got trapped in MRI machine in Maharashtras capital based Nair Hospital According to reports Rajesh who was helping an elderly relative get inside the MRI room in Nair Hospital was asked to take the relatives oxygen cylinder inside the MRI room an

28-01-2018

New Delhi President Ram Nath kovind on Saturday launched the pulse polio programme for 2018 by administering Polio drops to children below 5 years at the Rashtrapati Bhawan He administered the drops on the eve of national immunization day Over 17 crore children below 5 years across the country will

28-01-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that nothing is impossible for women if they have a strong will Remembering astronaut Kalpana Chawla ahead of  her death anniversary on February 1 Modi said she gave out a valuable message to all Indians especially young girls “Her Message is ‘Nothing is impossible

28-01-2018

Karnataka Narasamma who assisted over 15000 traditional deliveries without medical facilities for the past 77 years that too free of cost was awarded Padma Shri Tumkur University has also honored her by giving doctorate Narasamma is 97 years old and is a farm laborer from Karnataka Her son Sriram sa

27-01-2018

Ahead of  the upcoming budget session of Parliament Congress president Rahul Gandhi  met senior party leaders on Thursday He is expected to finalise the Congress strategy to corner government in the parliament First part of budget session is to be held from January 29 to February 9      

26-01-2018

New Delhi For the first time in 69 years More than two chief guests were invited to the Republic Day Parade Ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN leaders attended the Republic Day Parade Till 2017 Chief Guest for India’s RD parade came from 42 countries including most part of Asia In the

26-01-2018

J K Republic Day programs in Kashmir including the main event in Srinagar passed off peacefully amid tight security in view of Intelligence reports suggesting that militants might target the functions “The Republic Day functions at all district headquarters passed off peacefully” A senior police o

26-01-2018

New Delhi For the first time All India Radio showcased its tableau during the Republic Day parade depicting a historic event when Mahatma Gandhi made his maiden and only broadcast through AIR in the wake of post partition communal riots Tableau showcased the diverse population of India and signifie

26-01-2018

Former Cricket captain M S Dhoni has been selected for Padma Bhushan on the eve of Republic Day Celebrations With this award Dhoni will be the eleventh Cricket player receiving this honour 3 Padma Vibhushan awards 9 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri awards were announced on the occasion of Republic Da

25-01-2018

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented National Bravery Awards The awardees will participate on the republic day parade in New Delhi  Prime Minister congratulated the winners on the occasion He said that over the years most of the children who he has given bravery awards are from the rural

25-01-2018

New Delhi The Indian Railways will reportedly procure about 12 lakh cctv cameras in its bid to provide passengers with a safer and more secure travel experience In order to procure the cctv cameras the government is expected to set aside rupees 3000 crore in budget 2018 According to Railway offici

25-01-2018

ISRO has released images captured by its 100th satellite which  placed in orbit with 30 others by PSLVC40 rocket on January 12 While the Microsat a 100kg class satellite took an image of Gujarats Porbandar shown on the right another nanosatellite INS1C third in its series was used for mapping large

24-01-2018

Ahmadabad Karni Sena continues vandalising places in protest of releasing ‘Padmaavat’ Recently they vandalised a mall and nearby shops in Ahmadabad They had also set fire to the vehicles in the Memnagar area The authorities in the mall said that they had even put up boards clarifying that ‘padmaavat

24-01-2018

Madhya Pradesh High court asked the state and the Centre government to not use the term ‘Dalit’ in official communication The reason court stated is that there is no mention of this word in the constitution The court said to use the term schedule caste or scheduled tribe instead of the term ‘Dalit’

24-01-2018

New Delhi Only Hadiya had a right to decide on her choices says Supreme Court While hearing the Hadiya case the Supreme Court observed that the National Investigation Agencys probe cannot have any bearing on the legitimacy of Hadiyas marriage to Shafin Jahan

23-01-2018

Haryana Extraterrestrial object found to be a frozen human waste A village in Haryana was confounded over the weekend when a mysterious 22pound chunk of ice fell from the sky Some of the villagers took its piece thinking as a divine object and a gift from the sky The confusion came to an end when th

23-01-2018

Uttar Pradesh Farmer crushed to death under a tractor A farmer in Uttar Pradesh was crushed to death as the loan recovery agents tried to take away the tractor The farmer was holding the bonnet to stop them from taking away the tractor But he slipped his hands and went directly under the tractor and

22-01-2018

A nineyear old girl died after displaying the nightmarish symptoms of an extremely infectious viral disease in Uganda this week The disease known as ‘bleeding eye’ kills up to 40 per cent of those affected Up to 60 people are now feared to be infected Scientifically named as CrimeanCongo hemorrhagic

22-01-2018

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan along with 111 other women achievers were felicitated on Saturday by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan Titled the First Ladies awards it was an initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development to honour women who are the first to set a milestone in their

21-01-2018

New Delhi “India is the only place where women are safe” says President Ram Nath Kovind He was addressing a gathering of women achievers at Rashtrapati Bhavan He also said that Indian women are now flying fighters and progressing despite several challenges thus breaking traditional barriers and grow

21-01-2018

New Delhi 17 people were killed when a fire broke out in a plastic godown at Bawan in Delhi The fire broke out by 3 30 in the evening According to reports the fire first broke out in small scale was  later spreading to the other factories resulting mass fire The fire service later made the situatio

20-01-2018

Nine more cities including has been aaded to the Smart City Mission by centre on friday The nine cities that made the cut include three from Uttar Pradesh – Bareilly Moradabad and Saharanpur Bihar Sharif Bihar Erode Tamil Nadu Silvassa Dadra and Nagar Havelli Daman and Diu Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh

20-01-2018

According to Reports passengers will soon be allowed to use internet and cellphones in Flights during air travel The service will be available with the help of satellite networks The Department of Telecom had sought views of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Trai on August 10 2017 over propo

19-01-2018

The Indian Air Force to make the First Appearance of its indigenously developed weapon system integrated attack helicopter Rudra on this Republic Day along with 38 aircraft including 21 fighters 12 helicopters and 5 transporters in flypast going to take place on Republic Day The formation of the fly

19-01-2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE has revised Class 12 examination date sheet for 2018 The date of Physical Education examination is shifted from April 9 to April 13 The change in the date was issued on its official website cbsenicin The board said that the date is being changed due to

19-01-2018

The Indian Navys first allwomen crew crossed the Cape Horn through the Drake Passage considered to be the Mount Everest of sailing in INSV Tarini Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the crew tweeting Delighted that INSV Tarini has rounded Cape Horn in the last few hours The women crew was tra

19-01-2018

Haryana folk singer Mamta Sharma 40 found dead with her throat slit in Rohtak She was reported missing on Sunday when she went to attend an event in Gohana with a coperformer Kumar the coperformer said to the police that on their way to the event they came across a car at Lahli village after which M

19-01-2018

There are 18 children to receive the National Bravery Awards this year 18 year old Nazia from Uttar Pradesh who helped local police capture criminals of an illegal business of gambling and betting will be one among them The awards given by Indian Council for Child Welfare ICCW are divided into five

19-01-2018

The social media is mocking at a mistake done by Israel  PM Netanyahu while his vist in Sabarmathi Ashram of Mahathma Gandhi during his India Visit The P M mispelled Gandhi as Ghandi in the visitors note in the Ashram After writing An inspiring visit to the hearth of one of humanitys great prophets

18-01-2018

New Delhi According to reports April 1 is the deadline for the installation of GPS devices and panic buttons in all passenger transport vehicles which includes taxis and busesThe istallation is a mandatory process It is expected that the system will then help the passengers to alert police and tran

18-01-2018

ISRO  on tuesday released first pictures captured  Cartosat2 series satellite launched from Sriharikota Andhra Pradesh The image shows a part of Indore with the Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre The satellite was successfully placed in orbit after it was launched onboard the PSLVC40 rocket The im

17-01-2018

In Namakkal district a Tamil Nadu league cricketer died and six others were injured after two cars carrying them collided and fell off a bridge Nine league players were in two cars travelling from Kandapalayam after they had played a match According to reports both cars were racing each other on the

17-01-2018

According to the Reports wide responds are coming against the Central Goverments new decision of cancellation of Hajj subsidy Now Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami has said his government would ask the central government to reconsider its decision Other parties across the political spectrum in

17-01-2018

Stating that the number of seats available in medical colleges in the nation was “highly inadequate” President Ram Nath Kovind said the issue needs to be addressed “very urgently” About 67000 undergraduate medical seats were available for the Indian population of 13 billion people he added Doctors f

17-01-2018

The government  withdrew Haj subsidy for pilgrims from this year in a bid to end minority appeasement Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the subsidy would now be used for the education of minorities particularly girls   

16-01-2018

Mumbai The High Court of Bombay recently approved that Foetuses with abnormalities can be aborted without permission from a high court Even in the cases where a foetus might cause a threat to the mother also the same can be applied Such pregnancies can be terminated irrespective of the length of th

16-01-2018

Sisters Shivani Devi and Priyanka Devi aged 23 and 20 from Rajasthan has been arrested for stealing a baby boy from a government hospital in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur The two women told police that they steal the baby to gift their mother who was suffering from depression and  to stop their father Laxma

16-01-2018

Aadhaar should be linked  by March 18 2018 with the bank account and financial services including PAN card to get government benefits On this occasion there are some important questions in the minds of the Aadhaar cardholders regarding Aadhaar These suspicions are caused by ignorance related to Aadh

16-01-2018

In addition to the scans of fingerprints and iris for further safety the department is also working to facilitate facial recognition This is beginning with the intention to help the old people and those who work hard as it is difficult for them to have valid fingerprintsThe system will come into for

15-01-2018

The Unique Identification Authority of India UIDAI on Monday announced the addition of facial recognitionbased authentication for Aadhaar users especially it will help all elderly or others facing issues with fingerprint authentication the UIDAI said The feature must be combined with either fingerpr

15-01-2018

Security forces today foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir killing five JaisheMohammad militants A defence spokesman said that five militants were killed Earlier Director General of Police S P Vaid said four JeM militants were killed at Dulanja in U

15-01-2018

Navy is planning to acquire its third aircraft carrier for ₹16 lakh crore along with 57 twinengine fighter planes for it reports said At the same time they has one operational aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya its second carrier INS Vikrant is under construction and is expected to join service in th

15-01-2018

Attorney General KK Venugopal said that the crisis in the Supreme Court is sorted out The four seniormost Supreme Court judges who had held a press conference against Chief Justice Deepak Mishra today attended the court and took up their routine work  

15-01-2018

Former Union Minister Raghunath Jha passed away He had served as the  Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise Raghunath Jha had represented Bihars Bettiah constituency in the 14th Lok Sabha The death occurred at Delhis Ram Manohar Lohia hospital He was at the age of 78 whe

15-01-2018

Chattisgarh According to reports the High Court of Chattisgarh with the intention of  to give fillip to Aadhanowar movement and encourage the people of  country to enroll themselves under the Aadhaar scheme now issued an order that says it will be difficult for a person without Aadhaar card to obtai

14-01-2018

With a weight of 400 grams at birth Seeta is now seven months old She is one of the smallest babies to survive in India Doctors at Udaipurs Jivanta Childrens Hospital had called her a miracle baby  At the time of birth she was only just 86 inches in length It was after 210 days at neonatal intensive

14-01-2018

Demanding equal salaries for equal work and other administrative changes in the education system several teachers from Madhya Pradeshs Bhopal shaved their heads They shaved their heads during their protest which is named ‘Adhyapak Adhikar Yatra At first protesters were intending to gift the chopped

14-01-2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu today at Delhi They both attended a ceremony at the Teen Murti Memorial in Delhi to mark the renaming of Teen Murti Chowk as Teen Murti Haifa Chowk The three bronze statues at Teen Murti represent the Hyderabad Jodhpur

14-01-2018

According to Reports TRAI The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is yet to cut  ISD incoming call termination rate  to 30 paise a minute from the previous charge of 53 paise The reduced rate will come to effect  from February 1 This is like dealing a blow to telecom operators such as Bharti Airt

14-01-2018

The decison of The Archaeological Survey of India to have a hike in the ticket charge for visting Taj Mahal is being opposed as this is the second hike in two years and stressed on the need to focus on tourist problems like crowd management instead of ‘commercialisation’ of historical monuments  Acc

13-01-2018

Mumbai Nitin Gadkari Union Minister for Road Transport Highways Shipping and Water Resources says that the Mumbai Trust is all set to create  Worlds Largest Garden This will be done by reclaiming 350 hectares of land The Minister revealed about the proposal while talking in the foundation stonecer

13-01-2018

 Mumbai A Helicopter  from Mumbai to carry employees of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and two pilots crashed in Mumbai Three bodies have been recovered while the search operation is still underway According to Reports  the helicopter lost  contact with air traffic control 15 minutes lateras it to

13-01-2018

Maharashtra A boat carrying 40 students for a picnic capsized in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Dahanu in Maharashtra Search operations are underway and 32 students have been rescued so far Two bodies were recovered from the accident site and remaining are yet to find out According to Reports the

13-01-2018

Chennai Flight operations in Chennai were suspended today for at least 5 hours due to thick smog and poor visibility This was because of bhogi bonfireBhogi is the first day of the 4 day Pongal festival It is a harvest festival where farmers worship the sun and earth anointing their farming tools wh

13-01-2018

New Delhi The Ministry of External Affairs is now with a new decision to remove the address part from the passport If this decision come into practise the passport can not be used as a proof to prove the address Currently the front page of a passport have the individuals name and photo while address

12-01-2018

For the first time in the history of India four senior Supreme Court judges called a press meet One among the judges was Kurien Joseph from Kerala The press meet was to address the nation claiming that democracy is in danger and that the apex court administration is not in order The judges also rele

12-01-2018

New Delhi A newlyraised allwomen bikers contigent of the Border Security Force BSF will make its debut on Rajpath on January 26 The 27member BSF women daredevils are expected to draw cheers as they showcase their stunts and acrobatics on their 350cc Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycles In 2015women con

12-01-2018

New Delhi According to the reports the Supreme Court collegium has recommended the name of Indu Malhotra a  female lawyer in Supreme Court to the position of a Supreme Court judge Thus Indu Malhotra will be the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the top Court Along with Malho

12-01-2018

The Maharashtra government is planning for a separate category for orphans appearing for various competitive exams CM Devendra Fadnavis while speaking at a function where awards were distributed to journalist cited a case of an orphan girl who cleared an exam but could not qualify in the general cat

12-01-2018

In Bihar an IAS officer  Deepak  Anand of the 2007 batch has been arrested for money laundering as in detailed Vigilance raid it was founded that Deepak is having assets disproportionate to his known source of income Deepak Anand was removed from the post of  District Magistrate of Saran last year a

11-01-2018

Dr Sivan K who is currently the Director of VSSC Thiruvananthapuram has been appointed as the new Chairman of ISRO He will also be in the role of a scientific advisor to the Prime Minister Of India He will be taking the charge by January 14

10-01-2018

Jet Airways terminates the services of two senior pilots who had a fought midair in LondonMumbai flight A senior pilot had allegedly slapped a female commander during the flight Jet Airways spokesperson said that consequent to the review of the events on board Flight 9W 119 LondonMumbai of January 1

10-01-2018

Bhopal railway station becomes the first railway station to have a sanitary napkin vending machine The vending machine was installed by the Railway Women Welfare Association of Bhopal Two napkins will be dispensed at the cost of Rs 5 The machine which has the capacity of holding 75 sanitary pads at

10-01-2018

  New Delhi Foreign minister of Maldives Mohammad Asim on Wednesday morning arrived in India on a 3 Day visit On Thursda

10-01-2018

There is an increase in India’s Hajj Quota by 5000 in the second hike in two years by Saudi Arabia says Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi thus taking the number of pilgrims who can perform Haj from the country to 175025 lakh The increase in India’s quota will be effective from Haj to be

09-01-2018

On TuesdayThe Supreme Courtsaid that it is not mandatory  to play the national anthem before screening movies in theatres This comes a day after the Centre urged the apex court to recall the order stating that an interministerial committee has been formed for framing guidelines on the matter

09-01-2018

Edward Snowden said that the journalist who revealed that  the Aadhar details can be collected if an amount of 500 is paid worth an Award Snowden made this point through  his Twitter page Last week the Tribunal newspaper reported that Aadhaar details can be collected by a tip of Rs 500 After the rep

09-01-2018

New Delhi Gurgaon sessions court denied bail to the 16 year old boy accused of murdering seven year old boy Pradyuman Thakur in Ryan International School last year  Speaking to the media Ashwin Kumar Lawyer of Pradyuman Thakurs father Varun Thakur said that the Bail plea of the accused was rejected

08-01-2018

Mumbai A 56 year old woman died after an expencive  heart valve procedure which claimes to a very safe one by doctors at Mumbai Hinduja Hospital The womans family claimed that they were not informed about the risks involved in the operation which costs 43 lakhs Mithulal Bafna 60 a Thane resident an

08-01-2018

Four constables and sub inspector were suspended for alleged dereliction of duty after farmers dumped heaps of rotten potatoes outside Uttar Chief Minister Yogi Adityanaths residence in Lucknow on Saturday The farmers were agitated that the government had fixed just Rs 487 as the minimum support pr

07-01-2018

Good news for disabled people who wish to apply for the Haj as the Ministry of Minority Affairs has decided to lift its ban on persons with disabilities from applying for the Haj pilgrimage This new decision is due to the National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled NPRD wrote to Minority Affair

06-01-2018

New Delhi Supreme Court declared that an adult woman have full rights to lead a life of her own choice The declaration was done when  allowing a 20yearold girl to stay with her father against her mothers will on Friday A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachu

06-01-2018

Indigo Indias largest airline will start services to Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram with the intent to meet the growing travel needs on existing routes For this a new ChennaiThiruvananthapuram flight service will begin on February 20 This will be the third service to this route The 6E 0507which dep

06-01-2018

Motreal In Canadaat the Toranto International Airportthe West Jet and  the Sunwing Flights collidedIt was the Sunwings tale that hit the West Jetwhich led to collisionAt the time of the incidentthere were 168 passengers and 6 employees in the WestJet Later they were taken out through the emergency e

06-01-2018

Swachh Survekshan 2018 a cleanliness survey to be launched by the central government as a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission The survey is intended to rank 500 cities on the national level on the basis of cleanliness The Swachh Survekshan2016  Mysuru grabbed the position of the cleanest city in Indi

05-01-2018

Cape Town In Newlands Stadium in capetown the Indian flag has hoisted upside down It was mistakenly hoisted upside down when the Indian cricket team was practicing in the nets on Wednesday Then the groundsmen then hoisted the flag the right way Indian team management brought the incident to the not

04-01-2018

The Indian Railway to have 22 coaches as a step for the  standardisation of trains According to reports Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that all trains can run on any route irrespective of the time taken to complete the journey As currently the number of coaches in a train is based on its demand

04-01-2018

 New Delhi Union Minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi launched Tuesday a web portal NARI which will provide information on all government schemes for women Users can log on to wwwnarinicin to access information on different programmes offered by various state governments as well a

03-01-2018

Pune Dalit activists have called a bandh in Maharashtra today to protest violence in Pune that left a man dead Authorities have stepped up security in several cities including capital Mumbai as tension prevails in the state Violent protests hit Mumbai pune and other cities a day ago with protesters

03-01-2018

New Delhi Decomposed body of a man was found inside Jawaharlal Nehru University campus in Delhi The body appeared to have been hanging there for at least six to seven days The man was identified as Rampravesh Singh of Najafgarh from his identity documents found on the body Police were also trying to

03-01-2018

New Delhi The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India TRAI on Tuesday issued The Telecommunication Interconnection Regulations 2018 which will come into effect from February 1 Interconnection means the commercial and technical arrangements under which service providers connect their equipment network

02-01-2018

According to the recent reports Customers will not have to pay any transaction charges for payments through debit cards The charges will be reimbursed by the government to banks for next two years The move will have an impact of Rs 2512 crore on the exchequer The decision was taken at the cabinet me

02-01-2018

Karnataka  The Karnataka state government to purchase 640 electric vehicles According to an official statement it comes under the Central Governments FAME India subsidised scheme The Department is giving subsidy up to 60 under the scheme with funds to set up infrastructure to charge the vehicle acro

02-01-2018

12 hours nationwide strike conducted by Indian Medical Association was called off as Union Minister Ananth Kumar said the National Medical Commission Bill will be sent to a standing committee The strike has also affected Kerala as OP section was completely closed

02-01-2018

Sri Nagar DGP SP Vaid in Jammu and Kashmir said that the army has ended all the military operations in Jammu Five soldiers were killed and three were injured in a terrorist  attack in the CRPF training center at Pulwama According to the reports The JayshaeMuammar terrorists operating in Pakistan we

01-01-2018

Mumbai The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation BMC on Saturday demolished the illegal structures at 314 out of 624 places in different wards of Mumbai Around 1000 staff under the supervision of senior BMC officials carried out this entire process They even sealed 7 hotels and siezed more than 417 g

01-01-2018

CRPF training centre in Jammu and Kashmir was attacked by a group of terrorist and killed a jawan Two were hospitalized The incident happened in the Pulwama district during the early morning Eight security personnel had lost their lives in a similar attack which happened in last August

31-12-2017

Mangalore Police issued notice to close restaurants clubs and bars on New Year eve at midnight The press release also includes not encouraging and conducting obscene dances which includes naked and seminaked dances If any restaurants or clubs planning to extend the permitted time should notify the E

30-12-2017

An Air India passenger who should board on the flight to Muscat boarded a Mumbaibound flight due to an uncertainty between the airline officials The confusion occurred as the flight timing difference for the Mumbai and Muscat was only 1520 minutes It is said that the boarding scanner was out of orde

30-12-2017

Kolkatta Late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankars Sitar now in British Museum The sitar was gifted to the British Museum in London by Sukanya Shankar the widow of Ravi Shankar their daughter Anoushka Shankar and the Ravi Shankar Foundation which is one of four sitars made in 1961 by Kolkatabased in

29-12-2017

New Delhi According to the reports Chinas Embassy in India has asked Chinese tourists to stay away from  restricted areas in India as they can detained fined or even sentenced for violating rules and regulations if found guilty The officials also made clear that  they will  safeguard the safety of

29-12-2017

New Delhi The Central government revokes its decision to raise the price of LPG cylinders by Rs 4 per month The decision was revoked as it was considered contrast to the Ujjwala scheme which provides free cooking gas connections to the poor The government had ordered companies to raise the price o

29-12-2017

New Delhi Flight operations at Delhi Airport were suspended for around 20 minutes on Thursday morning after a pilot of an airline spotted a Dronelike object in the area This was the fourth incident in 2 weeks when an unidentified flying object destructors flight operations at Delhi Airport On Thur

29-12-2017

Chandighar As per of measure to check intrusion the Indian Army has planned to introduce camel for patrolling the Line of Actual Control LAC in LadakhThe report states that the army is planning to introduce both double humped bactrain and single humped camel as part of a measure to check intrusion m

29-12-2017

New Delhi Finally Facebook authorities responded to the reports saying Facebook has been asking its new users to provide  their names as mentioned in their Aadhar Card Facebook authorities now says that it is not collecting any Aadhar data They said that it was only a small test to help its users u

28-12-2017

The Punjab and Haryana High Courts on tuesday witnessed a very special judgement in case of bail for two persons who were accused of cutting 200 musket plants For considering the bail applications the  courts put forward a condition of planting 300  saplings They were also asked to pay the maintenan

27-12-2017

Facebook is now with a new move as it is asking its Indian users to enter the names as in their Aadhar Cards when trying to sign up for a new account This is a new feature recently came to seem in Facebook According to the social media giant using Aadhaar card names makes it easier for users friends

27-12-2017

New Delhi By Considering the New Year The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security BCAS has alerted all the airports as well as airlines in the country  to be extra cautious the next few days and maintain high levels of security due to feared terror attacks The intelligence was also sent to state police ch

27-12-2017

New Delhi A Thiruvananthapuram bound IndiGo flight due to fulel got cancelled at Delhi AirportThe 173 passengers on board were made to deplane after the leak took place from the flights wing and were later shifted to another aircraft Meanwhile the security services were called to handle the situati

27-12-2017

Chennai Tamil Nadu to receive a 2000 crore of loan from the The World Bank for the modernisation of irrigation projects in order to help small and marginal farmers to improve water management Under the project over 160000hectare land of partially irrigated land would become fully irrigated thus ben

27-12-2017

Srinagar The Indian Army crossed the Line of Control LoC and killed three Pakistani soldiers in Rawlakot Pakistani media reported while quoting the InterServices Public Relations Pakistani militarys media wing Further one Pakistani soldier was injured This was in retaliation to the death of four In

26-12-2017

Gandhi Nagar Vijay Rupani took sworn in as the chief minister of Gujarat this morning for the second consecutive term after the BJP won the recently held Assembly elections in the state Rupani 61 and his Deputy Nitin Patel Nitin Patel were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor O P

26-12-2017

Even as Kulbhushan Jadhav s mother and wife are set to met him in Islamabad on Monday afternoon External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Pakistans High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood to discuss She also gave a proposal to decide the fate of many other prisoners on both sides of the border I

26-12-2017

PM Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on Monday inaugurated Delhi Metros Magenta line A 1264 kilometre stretch on the line reduces the travel time between Delhis Kalkaji Mandir and Noidas botanical garden from 52 minutes to less than 20 minutes The Majenta line is equipped with commu

26-12-2017

Mumbai  A private school in Mumbai banned hijabs for students as well as parents in premises citing security reasons Symbiosis School issued a circular earlier this month and asked students and their parents to keep their faces visible in school premises The Notification says that students parents

26-12-2017

Bengaluru Bengaluru became the First Indian City having a logo of its own In Namma Bengaluru Habba Function took place in Vidhana Soudha the  Tourism Minister Priyanka Kharge released the logo officially With this Namma Bengaluru joins a select group of global cities like New York City Melbourne an

25-12-2017

India rejected the Pakistan claim of accepting a diplomat to meet Kulbhushan Jadhav along with Jadav’s mother and wife a consular access When foreign minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif told a Pakistani media channel Indian officials downplayed the comments by the Pakistani minister maintaining that the

25-12-2017

New Delhi   The Delhi Airport is all set to have a specific fog forecast in order to avoid delay in flights in winter Thus allowing airlines and the airport operator to be better prepared for lowvisibility operations An analysis of fog duration at two runways of Delhis Indira Gandhi International Ai

25-12-2017

New Delhi Accordig to the reports India is all set for its First Runway on a Sea Bridge as the Airport Authority Of India shown green flag to extend Lakshadweeps  Agatti Airport by building an R C C platform on the beach and shallow sea This new decision was taken after dropping AAI’s previous plan

24-12-2017

Sri Nagar In cease fire violation at Jammu Kashmir four Army men three soldiers and a Major died According to the reports it was an unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmirs Rajouri district 

24-12-2017

Chennai In the ByElection at R K Nagar Assemby Costituency which fell vacant after the death of Jayalalitha T T V Dinakaran seems to be in the lead In the counting of votes for ADMK Dinakaran is ahead of ADMKs official candidate E Madhusoodhan The DMK too tried to make it a triangular contest field

24-12-2017

Bihar C M Lalu Prasad Yadav found guilty in the Deoghar fodder scam case by the CBI court in Ranchi Quantum of punishment will be pronounced on January 3 He has been taken into custody until the sentencing Former Bihar Chief MinisterJagannath Mishra and five other accused were also acquitted by the

23-12-2017

According to the reports the State Government is all set to take new measures in farming by implementing new amendments to the to the Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act giving hope for Agriculture The proposed new amendment aims at taking over unused paddy fields from the land owners

23-12-2017

New Delhi The National Nutrition Mission demands Aadhar in order to bring transparency and efficiency in providing proper nutrition for the beneficiaries By taking such new measures it is expected that it simplifies the government delivery processes More than this it would help in an easy tracking o

23-12-2017

Jaipur As bus falls off Bridge 32 killed in Rajasthan The incident took place early morning near Soorwal Police Station area The private bus which was on its way to Lalsot from Sawai Mandhopur fell into Banas River Preliminary reports suggest that the bus was overcrowded and the driver lost control

23-12-2017

India won the T20I match when Srilanka failed to take 88 runs   India have already won a Test and ODI series India took 260 runs  in the match with a loss of 5 wickets Srilanka has took 172 runs in 172 over but in the last stage Angelo Mathew who has been wounded failed to bat thus made the way cle

22-12-2017

Patna Two Patients died on different incidents as the ambulance got stuck in RJD Strike A Bihar government employee named Santhosh Jha died as the family failed to rush him to the hospital as the ambulance got stuck in a massive traffic jam during the Bihar Bandh called by Rashtriya Janata Dal And a

22-12-2017

Bengal School authorities asked parents to submit proofs of  having toilet at home to get their children’s marksheets It was in Dinajpur District of West Bengal where the school board has came forward with such a different step to make sure of the success of Mission Nirmal Bangla This directive is

22-12-2017

Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath government has decided to free 93 prisoners on the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on December 25 These convicts who are going to be released are lodged in different jails of Uttar Pradesh and their names were chosen from a list of prisoners who h

22-12-2017

Delhi Authorities rescued 40 girls from the Adhyatmik Vishwa Vidyalaya Ashram of God man Virendra Dev Dikshit  which is situated in the Rohini  area of the Capital city in a raid  last evening The raid was done by Delhi Commission  for Women Chief Swati Maliwal along with the help of some senior of

22-12-2017

Mangalpur   Hundreds of train passengers have been saved due to the timely intervention of a 12yearold boy The incident happened in the Bihar Ghorakhpur –Narkatiakanj railway line Bhim Yadav a resident of Bihar Mangalpur area took off his red shirt and flagged it to the loco pilot  when he  found

22-12-2017

Mumbai Dec 21  A 23yearold Israel national was arrested for allegedly possessing a satellite phone which is banned in India at the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport here a police official said today Based on a complaint by the officials of the Central Industrial Security Force CISF the Sahar

21-12-2017

VELLORE A class VIII school boy was allegedly killed by his school mates after a fight broke out over a cellphone on Wednesday in Vellore Santhosh 13 a student of Poigai Government Higher Secondary school at Labbakrishnapuram in Vellore was missing since last night and was spotted dead in an isolat

21-12-2017

New delhi The Patiala House court on Thursday acquitted all accused in the 2G scam case including former telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi A CAG report said that the scam which pertains to the allotment of licenses to telecom operators at throwaway prices in 200708 caused the governme

21-12-2017

New Delhi In a major embarrassment for Air India a cockroach was found in one of the meals served at its business class lounge at Delhi airport A journalist took to Twitter to post a picture of  her plate that she had just eaten food from only to find a roach wriggling about Dear Air India cockro

21-12-2017

Over Rs 2600 crore allocated for cleaning up the Ganga river was not utilized till March 2017 according to a Comptroller and Auditor General report tabled in the Parliament on Tuesday It added that the National Mission for Clean Ganga has not drafted a river basin management plan despite the Nationa

20-12-2017

Tamil Nadu TTV Dhinakaran camp has released a video of former Tamil Nadu chief minister in a hospital bed In the footage Jayalalitha is seen in a night dress apparently watching TV and having a sip of juice The footage was released by Dhinakaran supporter and disqualified MLA Vetrivel at the Secreta

20-12-2017

A group of Naxals attacked the Masudan Railway Station in Bihar on Tuesday night and torched the station property The assailants also abducted two railway officials including an assistant station master Reportedly the abducted assistant station master called up a senior official saying the Naxals ha

20-12-2017

New Delhi  In an venture  to reduce  power  consumption the Indian Railways said it has planned to make all stations cent per cent LED lit by March 2018 A Statement  issued by the Ministry of Railways said the Centre is working towards providing 100 per cent LED lighting for energy needs in railw

20-12-2017

Bengaluru BJP castigated Madhya Pradesh MLA Panna Lal Shakya for questioning the patriotism of cricketer Virat Kohli for preferring Italy over India to get married BJP leader SPrakash said it is not Shakya’s business to question Kohli’s patriotism Shakya should mend his ways and not tarnish party’s

20-12-2017

Gurugram The 16yearold juvenile accused in the Ryan school murder case will be treated as an adult Juvenile Justice Board ruled The class 11 student of Ryan International School Bhondsi is accused of slitting the throat of 7yearold Class 2 student Pradhyumn Thakur in the school toilet on September

20-12-2017

Army recovered the body of its personnel rifleman Murthy who went missing in Gurez area during an Avalanche on December 12 Hopes of finding soldiers who went missing following snow fall along the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir are faded as blizzardlike conditions hampered search and rescue ope

20-12-2017

New Delhi Cancellation of domestic air tickets will no longer be a flat Rs 3000 Indian airlines said that their cancellation charges will be Rs 3000 or base fare plus fuel surcharge per passenger whichever is lower This will come as a relief to the customers The decision came after the Directorate

19-12-2017

New Delhi Three men from Uzbekistan have been arrested by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle gold at the international airport Delhi The trio were intercepted upon their arrival from Dubai on Saturday “A detailed personal and baggage search of the 3 passengers resulted in the recover

19-12-2017

SRINAGAR Two unidentified militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and  Kashmir the Army said today Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Waipora area of Shopian yesterday evening following information about presence of mi

19-12-2017

New Delhi The government is working on a plan to increase the pension it provides to people over the age of 60 widows and disabled persons all from socalled Below Poverty line BPL households from the current Rs 2001000 a month to around Rs 1600 with some of the increase coming from the states The

18-12-2017

Air pollution levels in Mumbai were worse than in Delhi on Sunday The pollutant measuring indicatorair quality indexAQI for Mumbai was 244 while Delhi recorded 204 during the day which further fell to 183 by evening  On March 13 this year Mumbai had recorded an AQI of 321 while Delhi recorded 105 P

18-12-2017

Chennai The late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was brought to Apollo Hospital in a ‘breathless state’ on September 22 last year and those she approved were beside her during her treatment there a top hospital official said on Friday The AIADMK supremo spent 75 days in the hospital before

16-12-2017

Bhopal It will be mandatory for all school buses ferrying female students to deploy a woman conductor Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Thursday Chouhan was speaking at an event organized to felicitate him for passing a bill in the state Vidhan Sabha that seeks death pena

16-12-2017

New Delhi Rahul Gandhi officially took charge as the President of Indian National Congress on Saturday replacing his mother Sonia Gandhi who was on the post for 19 years Sonia Gandhi former PM Manmohan Singh and senior Congress leaders were present at the ceremony He is the sixth member of the Nehr

16-12-2017

New Delhi Two of the four death row convicts in the December 16 2012 gangrape and murder case today moved the Supreme Court for review of its verdict upholding the capital punishment awarded to themThe review petition by convicts Vinay Sharma and Pawan Kumar Gupta came after the apex court on Decem

16-12-2017

Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the 60 MW Tuirial Hydro Electric Power Project to the nation on Saturday The prime Minister’s trip comes after several proposed visits to the state by BJP president Amit Shah were postponed earlier this year due to his engagements in Gujarat and Hima

16-12-2017

New Delhi The Delhi High court on Friday refused to pass any interim order seeking to stay rebel Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav’s disqualification as Rajya Sabha MPJustice Vibhu Bakhru however allowed Yadav to draw allowances perks and retain his bungalow as an MP but restrained him from att

15-12-2017

New Delhi The Central Governments approval for the first six line road of Kerala The central government has approved to construct Bypass from Kozhikode Vengalam to Idimuzhikkal An amount of Rs 1425 crore has been allocated for this project

15-12-2017

New Delhi The Union Cabinet on Friday cleared a bill that criminalises the Islamic practice of instant triple talaq ahead of it being taken up in the Winter Session of Parliament In November the Narendra Modi government said it was ready with a bill that would provide a legal framework to prosecute

15-12-2017

Bihar A top government officer Jitendra Kumar Jha IAS went missing on Monday soon after he left for a morning walk However even after 72 hours of the incident the police are clueless about his location Jha’s family alleged it as a case of Kidnapping however the police have not yet concluded on any a

15-12-2017

The Supreme Court on Friday extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar number to all services and government schemes including mobile phone number Permanent Account Number PAN and bank accounts till March 31 2018 The  court also announced that the final hearing in the case on the constitutional valid

15-12-2017

Election Commission issued a clarification after reports of an FIR against Rahul Gandhi surfaced  following his interview with a Gujarati channel The EC said that no FIR has been filed against the Gandhi scion adding that the Congress presidentelect has been issued a notice under model code of condu

15-12-2017

New Delhi  Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday confirmed that Indian Navy Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard have successfully rescued 700 fishermen including five Sri Lankan national affected by cyclone Ockhi Addressing the 90th Annual General Meeting of the Federation of In

15-12-2017

New Delhi After  a lot of accusations  and counter accusations about holding the winter session  of parliament the session  for the year 2017 has finally been summoned This  year’s winter session will begin on  15th  December 2017 and end on 05th January 2018 As per the provisional calender uploade

15-12-2017

New Delhi Private schools in Delhi may not be able to  hike  their fees without reason in the wake of the 7th pay commission as the government has asked the district – level deputy  directors of education to ensure that fee anomaly committees functioning  in their areas look into the matter Delhi’s

15-12-2017

New Delhi Delhi Police went into a tizzy early on Friday morning after an unidentified caller claimed there was a bomb at Khan Market Two hours since the call has been made  police teams were scanning the market for the bomb but were yet to find anything Till 915am the call had not been declared a

15-12-2017

 A Class 8 girl who battling for her life for a week after she was gangraped and then set on fire died in a hospital in the Madhya Pradesh district on Thursday police said The 15yearold victim who had been admitted to the Medical College Hospital succumbed to her injuries on Thursday morning Bhangar

14-12-2017

Clearing the air over ‘ban’ on condom ads in India UNICEF’s representatives to India Dr Yasmin Ali Haque said that while the government has banned advertisements on condoms for a certain time frame it has “not banned condoms altogether which are still available in the market” She also added that it 

14-12-2017

Gandhi nagar Dec 14 Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben cast her vote at a polling  booth in  Gandhinagar during the second phase of  Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 on Thursday The voting process begin at 8 am and will continue till 5 PM PM Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit

14-12-2017

KOLKATA Referring to the brutal killing of a Bengali Labourer in Rajasthan last week West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the people of her state neither support nor engage in such activities “We don’t beat people to death in Bengal We don’t torch people alive Bengal always re

14-12-2017

Delhi The Congress has petitioned the Election Commission for action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for addressing an event organized by an industry body on the eve of the final phase of the Gujarat polls where he attacked the main opposition party The Congress complaint came soon after the E

14-12-2017

Jaipur Rajasthan police on Thursday said they have discovered a bank accoundt where 516 people from across the nation donated three lakh rupees to aid the family of the prime accused in murder of man alleging ‘love jihad’ The police reportedly froze the account which was in the name of the wife of

14-12-2017

New Delhi Almost 18 years after the country cleared an ambitious submarine – building programme to scale up its undersea warfare capabilities Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission India – built INS Kalvari  into the navy in Mumbai on Thursday It will also be the first conventional submarine

14-12-2017

Rajasthan becomes the first state in the country to offer free email addressed to its residents in Hindi with the facility being namerajasthan Bharat  in Devanagari script Accoding to sources the first email id that was created was for the chief minister Vasundhara Raje Vasundhararajasthanbharat I

13-12-2017

New Delhi An Afghan couple were Tuesday apprehended at the Delhi airport for allegedly using a fake travel ticket to see their daughter off official sources saidSayed Omar and his wife N Sayedy were apprehended around 630 am when CISF personnel found them roaming suspiciously inside the Terminal 3

13-12-2017

Delhi   Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party government in New Delhi has green – lit a new policy to provide free medical aid to ‘accident’ victims The policy which seems to have been in  the pipeline for a while makes provisions for all victims of road accidents fire and acid attacks to be treated f

13-12-2017

Soha Ali Khan launched her book The Perils of Being Moderately Famous today Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan were also present for the event During the event when Kareena was asked about what she thinks of Soha she said If there is one person I am in awe of in this family I think its Soha Ali K

13-12-2017

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed an order of the National Company Law Tribunal NCLT that allowed the government to take control of Unitech Ltd by suspending its board of directors “NCLT should not have passed the order We direct the stay of the order dated 8 December” said chief just

13-12-2017

A Pakistani jail superintendent today recorded his statement before an additional district and sessions judge Lahor in the murder case of Indian national Sarbajit Singh who was killed by fellow prisoners in 2013 Two Pakistani death row prisonere Amir Sarfraz alias Tamba and Mudassar in May 2013 had

12-12-2017

The government told the Supreme Court on Tuesday it has framed a scheme to set up 12 special courts for the speedy disposal of 1571 criminal cases pending  against lawmakers The ministry of law and justice’s additional secretary  Reeta Vasishta told the top court in a  two – page affidavit that the

12-12-2017

New Delhi  Congress President – elect Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday clarified that he will not tolerate any name calling against Narendra Modi as he is the Prime Minister of the country He also said that what Modi said against former prime minister Manmohan Singh was not acceptable to him  “I have made

12-12-2017

New Delhi PM Modi began his travel in a seaplane from Sabarmati river in the city to Dharoi dam in Mehsana district the first ever flight by such a craft in the country His  return journey would also be by the same seaplaneThe Congress can’t even imagine development work like this” said the Prime

12-12-2017

New Delhi Senior Supreme Court lawyer Rajeev Dhawan has quit court practice after a high – profile showdown with Chief Justice of India Dipika Misra that saw the latter rebuking lawyers in an unprecedented manner last week  In a simple two – sentence letter addressed to CJI Misra Dhawan said “After

11-12-2017

New Delhi Coming down heavily on the Prime Minister for accusing him of not showing courage to order a surgical strike post the 2611 Mumbai terror attack Manmohan Singh on Monday said “no one including Narendra Modi can question my Public service to the country to gain lost political ground” “My t

11-12-2017

MirzaPur UP Eight persons were today arrested for allegedly beating up and molesting a woman from Varanasi and leaving a French national injured when he tried to intervene UP Police maintained that no attack was made on the French national The Woman along with a group of French tourist and her rela

11-12-2017

Rahul Gandhi will officially be declared  Congress President on Monday the last day of withdrawal of nomination papers for the top post in the grand old party He takes over the reins from his mother Sonia Gandhi who remained at the Party’s helm for 19 consecutive years since 1998 He had filed his no

11-12-2017

Srinagar Three militants were killed in an overnight encounter in north Kashmir  the police said on Monday morning  “In Unisco Handwa all the three terrorists apparently Pakistanis  have been neutralized by the joint team of JK Police RR CRPF It has been raining whole night boys were out there i

11-12-2017

The Assam government has sent water samples of the Brahmaputra to the Hyderabadbased Indian Institute of Chemical Technology after reports that the river’s water has turned blackish because of suspected Chinese activities upstream in Tibet Samples were collected from several points of the 891km rive

10-12-2017

New Delhi Keeping with Indias initiative of Connectivity with southeast Asia under its Act East Policy New Dehi will host an Asean – India Connectivity Summit AICS on December 11 12 on the theme “ Powering Digital and Physical Linkages for Asia in the 21st Century” the External Affairs Ministry sai

10-12-2017

Banaras Hindu University tested the knowledge of its postgraduate political students on contemporary politics with questions on two ruling Indian parties in their first semester exam the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party “write an essay on Bharatiya Janta Party” Never mind the spelling

09-12-2017

The parents of a 7 year old girl who died of  dengue after being treated at Gurgaon’s Fortis Hospital have now accused the institution of criminal negligence filing a police complaint weeks after they disclosed that they were charged Rs 16 lakh  in billing  that appeared to be  inflated The case eme

09-12-2017

The  16 – year old boy who murdered his  mother and younger sister in a Greater Noida apartment  on Monday said he did so after she scolded and punished him  and felt that his parents did not love him The teenager who had fled the city was traced to varansi based on a call he made to his father from

09-12-2017

West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced Rs 3 lakh compensation and a government job to the family of Mohammed Afrazul a migrant labourer from the state who was brutally killed in Rajasthan Afrazul was hacked to death and his body set on fire in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district by a

09-12-2017

New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished Congress President Sonia Gandhi on here 70th birthday “Birthday greetings to Congress party also wished Gandhi “ Compassionate  handworking selfless Calm and composed yet dignified and strong A force for empowerment against all odds” “A moth

09-12-2017

Chattisgarh At least 24 students of a government school took ill today allegedly after they consumed food under the midday meal programme at a village in Chhattisgarh’s Gariaband district The incident occurred at the government middle school in Jamgaon village under Deobhog tehsil Gariaband Collect

09-12-2017

Varanasi The 16 year old boy who allegedly killed his mother and sister at a high – rise in Greater Noida has been found in Uttar Pradesh ‘s Varanasi on Friday Police said Senior superintendent of police Gautam Budh Nagar Love Kumar said “The boy has been traced to Varanasi in the evening Our team

09-12-2017

Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took aim at the entire Congress party and the Gandhi family over Mani Shankar Aiyar’s  ‘neech’ jibe saying he was used to hearing such languages Addressing a rally in Nikol Modi said Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other members of her family have u

09-12-2017

New Delhi Strongly disapproving of the manner in which Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavati has been held up the Bombay high court called it “a censorship of a different kind” on Thursday Noting the threats issued to lead actress Deepika Padukone the court said it was an indication of “what we ha

09-12-2017

Gandhi nagar The Bharatiya  Janata Party on Friday released the election manisfesto named ‘sankalp Patra’ vision document for Gujarat a day before the first phase of election At the event Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the BJP ruled Gujarat has the highest Gross State Domestic Product GSD

08-12-2017

Delhi The license of Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh has been cancelled for medical negligence with immediate effect after doctors wrongly declared a newborn baby dead Delhi health minister Satyendra Jain said on Friday  “We have cancelled the license of Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh The negligence in the

08-12-2017

New Delhi Flight schedules could be disrupted in the national capital as the weather department has predicted the onset of dense winter fog after December 17 The meteorological  office said on Thursday the situation at the Indira Gandhi International Airport might worsen in January a month that rec

08-12-2017

New Dehi In a case of medical negligence the newborn who was declared dead along with his twin by Max Hospital has died during treatment at a hospital in Pitampura in the national capital on WednesdayThe case pertains to the birth of twins on November 30 and both the babies were declared dead by t

07-12-2017

Kanpur Attacks on journalist continue as another journalist was attacked by unidentified men in Kanpur’s Ghatampur on Thursday His father mother and brother were also injured in the attack reports says The Journalist was identified as  Madhusudan Yadav This is the third attak on a journalist in t

07-12-2017

Dhandhuka Gujarat   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he would not  remain silent on the triple talaq issue due to any election compulsion Addressing a rally here the Prime Minister said “When the triple talaq matter was in the Supreme Court the government had to put their affidavit N

07-12-2017

The navy on Wednesday offered a job in a private company which works for the government to transgender exsailor who was removed  from service after she underwent a sex change surgery to become a woman The offer was made by the Indian Navy in the Delhi high court before a bench of justices G S Sista

07-12-2017

Chandigarh The daughter of the 10yearold Chandigarh rape victim has been adopted by a ‘welltodo’ couple from Maharashtra after threeandahalf months of her birth The family which came to know about the infant trough central adoption Resource Authority’s website took her home last week The 10yearold

07-12-2017

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded that the birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose be declared as a national holiday Addressing party workers on the occasion of Sanhati Divas to observe the twentyfifth anniversary of the Babri Mosque demolition Banerjee asked Why shoul

07-12-2017

Jaipur In a horrific video a man in Rajasthan hacks another man to death and burns the body while keeping up an inflammatory communal rant warning against “love jihad” the term used by rightwing groups who accuse Muslim men of drawing Hindu women into relationships and covering them Internet has

07-12-2017

Guru Gram In a stunning allegation Jayant Singh father of 7 year old Adya who died of dengue despite being billed an exorbitant fee of Rs 18 lakhs by Gurugram’s Fortis Hospital has claimed that the hospital administration offered him Rs 25 lakh in cash to prevent him from taking any legal action

07-12-2017

New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru University JNU cancelled all the scheduled talks on Babri Masjid after the authorities told organisers to scrap the one by Dr Subramanian Swamy A talk by Swamy was scheduled to take place at Koyna Mess in the campus under the rubric “Why Ram Mandir in Ayodhya” at 930 p

06-12-2017

New Delhi The body of a 20 yearold Student from Jamia Millia Islamia with a gunshot wound was found in his car parked inside a gated government colony in south Delhis Sarojini Nagar on Tuesday The family of the student Rizwan Khan said he was a national – level hockey player While DCP Romil Baan

06-12-2017

Chennai The Election Commission on Tuesday rejected actor Vishal’s nomination for the RK Nagar bypolls hours after accepting his nomination The commission which initially rejected Vishal’s nomination changed its decision after the actor sat on a dharma The actor seeks to contest elections for th R

06-12-2017

Chennai In a blow to Deepa Jayakumar’s electoral ambitions the returning officer rejected her nomination papers on the grounds of an incomplete affidavit for the RK Nagar byePolls on Tuesday She is the niece of late Tamil Nadu chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Deepa’s nomination papers were rejected o

05-12-2017

Jaipur Can traffic cops fine you for not wearing helmet while driving a car No But Bharatpur resident Vishnu Sharma 23 was fined Rs 200 by the Rajasthan police on December 1 allegedly for not wearing a helmet while driving his Maruti Omni RJ02 UA 5840 under Uncha Nagla police outpost on the UP –R

05-12-2017

Coimbatore On the first death anniversary of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalitha her party workers installed statues of Amma and M G Ramachandran alongside the CN Annadurai statue at Avinashi Road in Coimbatore Both of their Statues stand tall next to the famous Anna Sil

05-12-2017

New Delhi Sonia Gandhi who has led the Congress for a record 19 years is not going to fade away She is expected to play an advisory role as Rahul Gandhi prepares to take charge of the party Not only does Sonia share a unique bond with party workers and leaders top Oppostion leaders like NCP’s Shar

05-12-2017

New Delhi Vice –President M Venkaiah Naidu who is also the Rajya Sabha Chairman on Monday disqualified rebel Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar as members of the upper house of Parliament Party leader RCP Singh Said In a Facebook post Singh said “Today Monday the Chairman Rajya

05-12-2017

New Delhi A day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid the Supreme Court is likely to commence the final hearing  in the  long –standing Ram JanmbhoomiBabri Masjid title dispute from Tuesday A specially Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Jusctices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul

05-12-2017

New Delhi Congress leader Shashi Tharoor tweeted that his office received condolence calls following the demise of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor on Monday “ Reports of my demise are if not exaggerated at least premature” added Tharoor The calls came after Times Now in their tweet about Madhur Bhandar

05-12-2017

New Delhi The Election Commission on Monday issued directions that no newspaper advertisement be published on  December 8 and 9 in poll bound Gujarat withour its prior clearance a policy the poll panel adopted after controversial ads were issued by the BJP during the 2015 Bihar elections The first

05-12-2017

Gandhi Nagar Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said those opposing the bullet train project should travel on bullock carts Modi made the comment while lashing out at the Congress for its criticism of the Rs 11 lakh crore project – which he said  was “a negligible price”—connecting Ahmedabad an

04-12-2017

New Delhi The environment ministry has withdrawn rules issued earlier this year relating to the regulation of fish market and aquarioum in a bid to ensure aquatic creatures are kept in hygenic conditions An environment ministry official however clarified on Sunday that the government had made no ch

04-12-2017

Lakshadweep islands which was hit by Cyclone Ockhi has suffered a loss of over Rs 500 crore Lakshadweep MP Mohammed  Faizal said on Sunday Faizal sought the Centre’s assistance to restore normal life in the islands isolated by the storm He said normal life in three islands—Minicoy Kalpeni and Kava

04-12-2017

Surat Cyclone Ockhi is likely to affect Gujarat’s Surat on December 5 as it is set make landfall The IMD has issued an alert warning fishermen against venturing out in the sea The state government has also issued directions to all concerned district magistrates and NDRF teams have been deployed at

04-12-2017

New Delhi The government will give three to six months to link Aadhaar with PAN in case the Supreme Court rules in its favour after which it may cancel all PANs that have not been linked a senior official has said The cancellation will remove all duplicate PANs and make benami transactions void the

03-12-2017

New Delhi  Days after Delhis Max Hospital made a massive blunder by declaring a living baby dead the family has filed an FIR which indicated that the bill for keeping the surviving baby in the nursery was Rs 50 lakh Soon after the FIR was filed the Delhi Police issued a notice to Max Hospital asking

03-12-2017

Jharkhand A 65yearold principal of a private school in Jharkhand’s Koderma district was arrested on Friday for allegedly performing oral sex with a sevenyearold upper kindergarten girl student on several occasions “Tilaiya Public School principal S Xavier alias Francis Xavier a resident of Jheel Ga

03-12-2017

New Delhi The first indigenous aircraft carrier will be ready by the end of 2020 and the “form and fit” for the second indigenous carrier which will have conventional propulsion has been finalized Navy Chief Sunil Lanba said on Friday At the annual press conference of indian Navy ahead of the Nav

02-12-2017

Cyclone Ockhi which lashed across the southern peninsula claimed at least 17 lives in Tamil Nadu and Kerala and disrupted daily life According to the IMD the very severe cyclonic storm Ockhi over Lakshadweep and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea moved further westnorth westwards with a speed of 11 kmp

02-12-2017

Warangal A 31 yearold married woman succumbed to severe burns late on Thursday a day after a suspected jilted lover threw acid on her in Telengana’s Warangal district According to Warangal police B Madhuri of Mattewada area in the city was found in an unconscious state with severe acid burns on he

01-12-2017

Thiruvananthapuram An autorickshaw driver was killed in Kerala’s Kollam district on Thursday as a deep depression along the Indian Ocean triggered heavy rains in the southern districts of the state and neighbouring Tamil Nadu prompting the India Meteorological Department IMD to put these areas on h

01-12-2017

Delhi A day after a controversy broke out over his religion Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he and his family members were ‘Shiv Bhakts’ devotees of Lord Shiva but asserted that he did not want to use his religion for political gains Addressing traders in a closeddoor meeting h

01-12-2017

Mumbai Maharashtra has earned itself the dubious distinction of being the “most corrupt state” for the third year in a row The National Crime Records Bureau NCRB data which was released on Thursday revealed that there were 1016 cases of corruption registered in 2016 in the state while Odisha was se

01-12-2017

New Delhi Former defence Minister A K Antony who suffered a “minor” brain haemorrhage at his home yesterday will undergo surgery at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi the hospital authorities said today A team of neurosurgeons held a meeting today and decided to conduct surgery on Antony who

30-11-2017

New Delhi The Narendra Modi government at the Centre has decided to roll back its controversial May 25 notification that prohibited the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter at animal markets across the country sources said The move to roll back the cattle slaughter notification was made after f

30-11-2017

Chennai A depression over the Bay of Bengal risks intensifying into a cyclone expected to be dubbed ’Ockhi’ bringing more heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu Lakshadweep and parts of Kerala In a weather advisory at 10 am Indian Meteorological Department issued a cyclone alert for Lakshadweep Islands Coas

30-11-2017

Mumbai Indian education system has been awarding degrees but applied knowledge is missing among people Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said in Mumbai on Wednesday He observed that universities which follow the path of innovation would survive in future I think our entire society for

30-11-2017

Mirabai Chanu today became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World weightlifting Championship in Anaheim USA exorcising the ghosts of her forgettable outing at the Rio Olympics Chanu who is employed with the Indian Railways lifted 85 kg in snatch and 109kg in clean a

30-11-2017

Guwahati Students of a girls’school in Arunachal Pradeh were allegedly forced to undress by three teachers as  a punishment for writing vulgar words against the head teacher Eightyeight students of class VI and VII of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Tani Happa New Sagalee in Papum Pare district we

30-11-2017

Lucknow With voting for the Gujarat Assembly election just days away campaigning for the polls is in high gear Today especially will see a number of high – profile rallies with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi both in the state The Somnath temple in Gujaratt’s S

30-11-2017

New Delhi Former Congress legislator Rajesh Jain was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly conspiring to make illegal transactions to exchange demonetized currency after two highvalure notes were scrapped last year Delhi Police said and they also said his arrest is in connection with an ongoing investi

30-11-2017

Hyderabad In a major security breach that sent alarm bells ringing in the Prime Ministers’s Office and the Special Protection Group SPGa local TV channel beamed live images of the dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Ivanka Trump at the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad – an event barred f

29-11-2017

Vijayawada Minor chaos ensued at the Andhra Pradesh Secretariat in Velagapudion Tuesday morning after two women allegedly attempted to commit suicide after failing to meet Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu The women identified Fathima and Shakkira were natives of Nandyal town whose father worked

29-11-2017

Mumbai Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has been diagnosed with a mild pneumonia and advised restSaab was diagnosed with mild pneumonia He has been advised to rest at home Allah is kind that all other parameters are showing normal Saab is doing better now Pls remember him in your prayers and duas sic a t

29-11-2017

New Delhi Airlines operating to Bali have waived cancellation fees for passengers booked on flights after the international airport of the Indonesian tourist hub remained shut for the second day in the wake of plumes of ash coming out from a rumbling volcano Scores of frightened people have fled th

29-11-2017

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to bring in a law for loss of lives and public property during mobrelated agitations It also asked the Centre to get a law to fix the responsibility of the people who have engaged in the agitations could be prosecuted and made to pay compensat

29-11-2017

New Delhi Delhi Commission For Women DCW has issued a notice to police crime branch in connection with the incident in which 13 girls were first rescued and then sent back to brothels at GB Road describing it as a serious lapse The Commission issued the notice to Joint Commissioner of Police Crime

29-11-2017

Taking forward Narendra Modi’s attack on Rahul Gandhi  that the Congress compromises with national interest Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad  said Rahul Gandhi had officially told the US Ambassador Timothy Roemer that Hindu terrorism were a bigger threat than the LashkareTaiba LeT Citing a UKb

29-11-2017

New Delhi Senior IAS officer snehalata Shrivastava was appointed the news SecretaryGeneral of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday She would take over from Anoop Mishra Belonging to the Madhya Pradesh cadre 1982 batch she is currently Secretary Justice in the Law Ministry and She would assume charge on Decembe

29-11-2017

Forest officials in Tuticorin district received some shocking news on Monday evening when the district administration called to inform them that 30 spotted dolphins had washed ashore near Punnaikayal village Authorities rushed to the beach and conducted rescue operations through the night Despite t

28-11-2017

New delhi A woman passenger today slapped an Air India employee at New Delhi’s T3 of Indira Gandhi International airport following an argument over arrinving late at the coutner for the issue of her ticket Air India sources told the reporters that the passenger resident of Haryana’s Panchkula town

28-11-2017

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday ordered 25 yearold Kerala  woman Hadiya to return to her college at Salem in Tamil Nadu and complete her internship at a homeopathic medical college in Salem The Chief Justice admitted that he has never seen such a case in his life and said “ We as judges must

28-11-2017

Vijayavada High drama prevailed in Gudanala Vijayawada after six students of Fathima college Kadapa and a parent climbed a mobile tower and threatened suicide if the government failed to give a  written assuarance that the students will be accommodated in other medical colleges After 7hours the pro

28-11-2017

New Delhi Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his campaign in pollbound Gujarat is about himself his past and has no answer to question of  employment price rise Modi has been campaigning aggressively in his home state to ensure his pa

28-11-2017

Ahmedabad Prime Minister Narendra Modi today trained guns on the Congress as well as Rahul Gandhi ahead of Gujarat Assembly election and Said the opposition lacks niti niyat and neta policy intention and a leader to ensure Gujarat’s development Taking a swipe at the Congress and its extensive camp

27-11-2017

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition by an Amrutha who claimed to be a biological daughter of the late J Jayalalitha to exhume the AIADMK leader’s boday for a DNA test to establish the petitioner’s parentage Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta however p

27-11-2017

New Delhi Trial courts will now update litigants about the status of their cases through email a step expected to bring transparency and efficiency in th lower judiciary bogged down by a mountain of pending cases A mail is sent out the day the case is heard informing the litigants about the day’s p

27-11-2017

BENGALURU The 23yearold Nepali girl who was raped on Thursday was left unattended for nearly three hours by the staff of the government –run Bowring Hospital on Saturday She lay bleeding on a stretcher in full public view in the casuality ward becoming an object of curiosity for the people going in

27-11-2017

New Delhi Falling temperature and low wind speeds pushed up pollution levels in the National Capital Region on Sunday with the air quality expected to get worse over the next few days experts from different government departments said The average daily air quality index AQI rose from 322 on Saturda

27-11-2017

Ghorakpur Police have charged Kafeel Khan a former doctor at Gorakhpur’s BRD Medical College with attempt to murder over the death of 30 children at the health  facility in August an incident that triggered nationwide outrage and exposed the grim healthcare scenario in India Khan hailed as a hero i

26-11-2017

 New Delhi The speed limit for passenger cars on Indian express ways may be increased from the existing 100 km per hour to 120 kmph and from 80kmph to 100 kmph on national highways if the government accepts the recommendations of a committee constituted by the Union road transport ministry The com

26-11-2017

Lucknow A school in Uttar Pradeshs Barabanki has barred Muslim students from wearing headscarves to class citing that they dont go with the dress code of the school Anand Vihar School is a missionary school that objected to one of its Muslim students wearing a headscarf to school When the students

25-11-2017

Scores of rightwing activists staged a protest in the Azadpur area of Delhi against the padmavati film  and its director Sanjay Leela Bhansali earlier today The rightwing group Rashtrapati Chetna Manch had organised the protest in which some Bharatiya Janata Party BJP functionaries also participated

25-11-2017

New Delhi Cyber security has taken centre stage of discussion at global forums as the borderless nature of internet and anonymity of threat actors has heightened the need for closer cooperation among nations External Affairs Mini ster Sushma Swaraj said on Friday Speaking at the closing ceremony of

25-11-2017

New Delhi The central government will reintroduce in Parliament a bill to give constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes NCBC a move seen by opposition leaders as an attempt by the BJP to woo OBC voters in pollbound Gujarat The bill on the NCBC is likely to be placed in

24-11-2017

Lucknow Three persons were killed and seven others got injured when a train heading towards patna from Vasco Da Gama Goa got derailed near Manikpur railway station in the wee hours of Friday Thirteen coaches of Vasco Da GamaPatna Express were derailed near Maikpur in Uttar Pradesh at 418 am  a rail

24-11-2017

Delhi One wrong message from IRCTC to the passengers of Mahabodhi Express proved dear for the railway ticket booking service provider after one of the passengers sued it for deficiency in service and causing physical and financial harassment The passengers who were set to board the Mahabodhi Expres

24-11-2017

The citizen’s right to access the internet “nonnegotiable” and that the government will not allow any company to restrict people’s entry to digital space IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday Speaking at the Global Conference on Cyberspace Security he said the government did not allow soc

23-11-2017

New Delhi The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the 15th Finance Commission which will decide on the distribution of tax proceeds among centre states and local bodies in the postgoods and services tax GST era Finance minister Arun Jaitley said the terms of reference of the 15th F

23-11-2017

New Delhi After the indirect tax regime was transformed by the implementation of the goods and services tax GST the 56yearold Income Tax Act is now set for an overhaul On Wednesday the finance ministry sets up a sixmember task force to draft a new direct tax law that will better serve the country’s

23-11-2017

Jagital Rightwing activists attempted to attack Dalit rights campaigner and writer Kancha Ilaiah who was rescued by Telangana police outside a court in Jagital district’s Korutla town Ilaiah later told media that the attack was by people belonging to the Arya Vysya community and the Bharatiya Janat

23-11-2017

New Delhi Syed Wasim Rizvi chairman of the Shia Central Waqf Board on Wednesday claimed that there was a Pakistan hand behind the lingering Ram Janmabhoomibabri Masjid dispute in Ayodhya Ram JanmabhoomiBabri Masjid dispute Shia Waqf Boards proposal Temple in Ayodhya mosque in Lucknow

22-11-2017

NEW DELHI The Congress today took on the BJP for its Bihar unit chief saying that any finger or hand raised against the prime minister would be chopped off and asked if Narendra Modi or party president Amit Shah would apologise for the comment Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala also

22-11-2017

Gurugram Nov 22 The bus conductor Ashok Kumar who was granted bail on Tuesday in the murder case of Ryan International School student Pradyuman Thakur may be released on Wednesday The court had asked him to furnish a bail bond of Rs 50000 which will be funded by his fellow villagers Residents of Gha

22-11-2017

Gurugram Nov 22 Ashok Kumar the school bus conductor who was initially accused of killing Ryan International School’s class 2 student Pradyuman Thakur will be released on bail from Bhondsi jail on Wednesday He will be released from jail after furnishing a bond of Rs 50000 around 2 pm

22-11-2017

PATNA The Rashtriya Janata Dal RJD declared Lalu Prasads son and former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav as its chief ministerial candidate for the next Assembly election in the state A resolution on this was adopted at the partys national councilcumopen session meet here which was attende

22-11-2017

Lucknow Nov 22 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is campaigning tirelessly for the local body elections in the state His campaign rally in Ballia is making headlines for the wrong reasons A Muslim woman was reportedly asked to remove her burqa ahead of Adityanath’s arrival at the rally A

22-11-2017

New Delhi In the run up to the Gujarat Assembly polls the political slugfest between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party reached a new low when ‘Yuva Desh’the Indian Youth Congress’ online magazinetweeted a derogatory meme attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday The online magazin

22-11-2017

Grurgram A prominent Gurugram Hospital has been accused of charging an exorbitant amount from the family of a dengue victim The sevenyearold victim Adya Singh who died  due to dengue was admitted to Gurugram’s Fortis Hospital and Kept in the ICU for 15 days Adya’s parents claim the hospital charged

21-11-2017

Hyderabad A video of two drunk men apologising for allegedly misbehaving with a woman staffer at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has gone viral The two men in the video who are seen touching the feet of the air hostess from IndiGo have been booked for creating nuisance the Hyderabad

21-11-2017

Durgapur Two workers died after an alleged gas leak at the coke oven segment of the Durgapur Steel Plant DSP in Bengal’s West Burdwan district early on Monday Two others also took ill after inhaling toxing fumes but were declared out of danger at the Durgapur Mission Hospital The plant located 158

21-11-2017

New Delhi India and the World Bank on Monday signed a 98 million loan pact and a 2 million capacity grant agreemen ti help the country increase power generation capacity through cleaner renewable energy sourcesThe Shared infrastructure for Solar Parks Project will finance Indian Renewable Energy De

21-11-2017

New Delhi Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is facing the wrath of not just the social media but also the National Commission for Women over his tweet on Miss India Manushi Chillar who won the Miss World 2017 pageant on Saturday Even as Tharoor apologized for his tweet the NCW has said that his apolog

20-11-2017