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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Announces Partner Promotions

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas today announced promotion of three of its Partner Designates to Salaried Partners.

Reliance Jio Announces 12-month Extension of Benefits to Prime Members

Reliance Industries Limited's telecom venture Reliance Jio announced a year-long extension of benefits to its Jio Prime Members at no additional fee.

OLX Launches Webwise, an Initiative to Promote Online Safety

OLX, India's leading online classifieds, launches its consumer safety initiative, OLX Webwise.

NBCC set to Enter new Growth Phase After CMD Anoop Kumar Mittal's Tenure Extended

The appointments committee of the Union Cabinet has extended the tenure of Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, chairman and managing director of NBCC (India) Limited in recognition of his invaluable contribution and pioneering work towards creating a world-class organisation.

NBCC set to Enter new Growth Phase After CMD Anoop Kumar Mittal’s Tenure Extended

The appointments committee of the Union Cabinet has extended the tenure of Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, chairman and managing director of NBCC (India) Limited in recognition of his invaluable contribution and pioneering work towards creating a world-class organisation.

212 Arrested, 15 Cases Filed in Bihar Violence

A total of 15 cases have been registered and 212 people have been arrested in connection with the communal violence in Bihar, the police said on Saturday

BR Ambedkar Statue Vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

Locals staged protest after a statue of BR Ambedkar was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district.

Yoga and Ayurveda are Key to Wholesome Wellness

61 percent of the deaths in India in the age group of 30 to 70 are due to non-communicable diseases such as heart disorders, diabetes, and cancer, according to a WHO report published in September 2017.

Assam Artiste to be Awarded for Making 4000 Masks

Reba Kanta Mahanta, an octogenarian artiste from Assam, who has made over four thousand masks till date, will be conferred with Moghai Ojah Srijan Award.

Punjab Constitutes Committee to Prohibit Songs Promoting Drug Abuse

Punjab's State Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs on Saturday has set up a committee to keep a check on the objectionable elements including promotion of drug abuse in any audio productions released in the state.

FIR Against BJP MP for Comparing Sadarsofa Area With Pakistan

An FIR has been registered against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pralhad Joshi for comparing Sadarsofa area of Hubbali with Pakistan, according to police.

Peter Mukerjea Sent to Judicial Custody Till April 13 in INX Media Case

Former media baron Peter Mukerjea has been sent to judicial custody by a Delhi court till April 13 in connection with the INX Media case.

Strategic Areas of East of Arunachal Reeling Under Poor Infrastructure

Strategic areas of East of Arunachal are reeling under poor infrastructure, as the only lifeline for the people and military in these areas is the single lane and poor roads of about 200 km.

Mahesh Sharma, Ram Madhav to Attend Tibetan Event

Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday attended 'Thank You India' event in Dharamshala, organised to mark 60 years of The Dalai Lama's exile.

Akhilesh Yadav Launches Attack on UP Government over BR Ambedkar Row

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took a jibe at Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government while saying that they don't do any work other than confusing the masses.

Dhinakaran Supporter Offers Poison to AIADMK MP After his Suicide Threat

AIADMK MP Navaneethakrishnan's threat of committing suicide over delay in formation Cauvery Management Board (CMB) became a subject of jeer for a supporter of sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran, who offered him poison and a noose, on Saturday.

ED Attaches Bihar Topper Scam Kingpin's Properties Worth Rs 4.53 Crores

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached properties worth Rs 4.53 crore of Baccha Rai, the main accused in 2016 Bihar Topper Scam.

ED Attaches Bihar Topper Scam Kingpin’s Properties Worth Rs 4.53 Crores

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached properties worth Rs 4.53 crore of Baccha Rai, the main accused in 2016 Bihar Topper Scam.

Asansol Violence Outcome of Mamata's Appeasement Politics Says Babul Supriyo

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Babul Supriyo on Saturday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the recent communal tension in the Asansol, saying that it was an outcome of her "appeasement politics".

Asansol Violence Outcome of Mamata’s Appeasement Politics Says Babul Supriyo

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Babul Supriyo on Saturday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the recent communal tension in the Asansol, saying that it was an outcome of her "appeasement politics".

Genital TB can Impact Fertility in Women

Statistics indicate that about 30 percent of women with any type of TB can develop genital tuberculosis (TB), a condition that is one of the major causes of infertility in women.

Contestants of Differently-abled Beauty Pageant Participate in Photoshoot in Hyderabad

Contestants of Miss Ability 2018, a beauty pageant for the differently-abled, participated in a pre-competition photoshoot here on Friday.

Google Doodle Marks India's First Lady Doctor's 153rd Birthday

Google on Saturday dedicated its doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of India's first lady doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi.

Google Doodle Marks India’s First Lady Doctor’s 153rd Birthday

Google on Saturday dedicated its doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of India's first lady doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi.

Zimbabwe Cricket Removes Skipper Cremer, all Coaching Staff

Zimbabwe Cricket have sacked skipper Graeme Cremer and the entire coaching staff following an unsuccessful World Cup qualifier campaign.

Warner Apologises for his Role in Ball-tampering Scandal

Breaking silence over his role in the ball-tampering crisis, former Australia vice-captain David Warner apologised for betraying the people who supported him in his "journey as a cricketer".

Chennaiyin FC to Take on Young Aizawl FC in Super Cup 2018

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory believes that the currently-crowned Indian Super League champions have come to Bhubaneswar with nothing but 'intention of winning' as the Chennai-outfit will open their Super Cup 2018 campaign against Aizawl FC on Sunday.

Zverev Rolls Into Final, to Face Isner in Miami Open

German tennis star Alexander Zverev showcased his finest tennis of the season to brush aside Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain and cement her spot in the finals of the Miami Masters here on Saturday.

Watling, de Grandhomme Lead Kiwis Fightback on Day 2 in Christchurch Test

BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme smashed half-centuries each to bring their side out of the hot water by stumps on the Day Two of their second and final Test against England here at Hagley Oval on Saturday.

Big Players Missing From Visiting Windies Side due to Prior Commitments Says PCB

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Friday clarified that two key players of the visiting West Indies side had opted out from T20I series against Pakistan as they had prior commitments, and it was not due to security concerns.

Australian Eves eye First Twenty20 International Series win in 3 Years

The Australian women's cricket team are looking forward to seal their first Twenty20 International series win in nearly three years as they will lock horns with England in the finals of the T20I tri-series here at the Brabourne Stadium on Saturday.

This Village in Arunachal is Home to Only 76 People

Kahoo Village, the eastern-most village of India, which is close to Chinese Line of Actual Control (LAC), is home to only 12 families which in total have around 76 people.

Centre Files Clarification Petition in SC, Seeks More Time in Cauvery Issue

The Central Government has filed a clarification petition before the Supreme Court and pleaded to clarify that whether it can modify the composition of Cauvery Management Board (CMB)

Lohit Brigade Helps Youth With Education, job in Arunachal

The fruits of development do not fully reach the edge of the country in the Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh, but the Indian Army has come to the aid of the younger generation here in multiple ways.

Traffic Police Injured in Terrorist Attack in Anantnag

A traffic police got injured on Saturday after terrorists attacked him in Khanabal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

US, UK Service Members Killed in Syria Blast

A US service member and a member of the UK armed forces have been killed and five other members of the US-led coalition in Syria have been wounded by an improvised explosive device in the war-torn country's Manjib area.

UK Searches Aeroflot Plane at Heathrow, Accuses Russia

Russia has accused the United Kingdom (UK) of searching its plane belonging to Aeroflot at London-based Heathrow Airport

Trump Signals US to Pull out of Syria Very Soon

President Donald Trump has apparently signaled the withdrawal of the United States (US) from war-torn Syria "very soon

Trump Designates April as Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month

United States President Donald Trump has issued an official proclamation designating April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month.

Trump Designates April as Second Chance Month

In a progressive move, United States President Donald Trump has designated April 2018 "Second Chance Month" in a presidential proclamation.

Stephon Clark Shot Eight Times in his Back

Stephon Clark, an American black man who was shot dead last week after two law enforcement officers misunderstood him as an accused of breaking car windows in California, was shot eight times in his back, according to an independent autopsy.

Russia to Expel 4 French Diplomats Over spy row

Russia will expel four French diplomats in the aftermath of poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal at his home in Britain's Salisbury.

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir Residents Protest Against Pakistan Brutalities

Residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) continue to protest against the Pakistan Army and the government, forcing the latter to stop cross border firing.

Nepal Reeling Under Tough Economic Stress Says Finance Minister

Nepal has been reeling under an economic crunch, the country's finance minister of the newly formed federal government, Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada has revealed.

Hong Kong Airline Ends its Skirts-only Policy

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has decided to cease its skirts-only policy that's existent since the airline's founding in 1946 and let its female flight attendants figure out what they wish to wear.

15 Palestinians Killed in Gaza Protests

At least 15 Palestinians have been killed and more than 1,400 others have been wounded in confrontations with the Israeli forces as scores of them marched towards the fence that separates Gaza from Israel at the start of a six-week protest.

Dalit man Killed for Riding Horse, 3 Held In Gujarat

Three people were detained on Friday night after a 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed for riding a horse in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district.

CBI Initiates Inquiry Against Deepak Kochhar in Videocon-ICICI Loan Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's husband Deepak Kochhar in connection with Videocon loan row, sources said on Saturday.

Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Suspended due to Unprecedented Crowd

The pilgrimage yatra to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine has been suspended from the Katra base camp here in Reasi district

UPPCL Nullifies Recruitment Exams After Detection of Irregularities

In the wake of an alleged case of a paper leak in the examination to recruit junior engineers to the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), the latter invalidated all recruitment examinations held in 2018.

Uma Bharti Miffed at Opposition for Politicising Ambedkar's Name Change

A day after the Uttar Pradesh government passed an order to officially introduce 'Ramji' as the middle name of Dr. BR Ambedkar, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti lashed out at the Opposition for politicising the matter.

Uma Bharti Miffed at Opposition for Politicising Ambedkar’s Name Change

A day after the Uttar Pradesh government passed an order to officially introduce 'Ramji' as the middle name of Dr. BR Ambedkar, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti lashed out at the Opposition for politicising the matter.

Search Widened for Whistleblower who Alerted CBSE About Paper Leaks

The Delhi Police have widened the search for the whistleblower in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) paper leaks case, who on three occasions alerted the education board about the leaks.

Woman Arrested for Throwing Acid on Infant to Cure Pneumonia in Rajasthan

The police on Friday registered a case against an unidentified woman for allegedly throwing acid on a one-month-old baby here in Sawai Madhopur.

Over 14Lakh Class X Students Will not Give Retest Says Javadekar

Amid the ongoing furore post the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X question paper leak, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday confirmed that out of the 16 lakh students, more than 14 lakh will not have to appear for the Mathematics re-exam.

One Arrested for Murder of Six-year-old in Delhi

The police have arrested one individual in connection with the murder of a six-year-old child here in Kapashera area.

CBI to Produce Peter Mukerjea Before Delhi Court in INX Media Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will produce former media baron Peter Mukerjea before the Patiala House Court on Saturday in connection with the INX Media case.

Education Must not be Politicised Says Minister of State HRD

Amid controversy brewing post the Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) paper leak, Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development (HRD) Satyapal Singh asserted that education should not be politicised.

Delhi Court to Hear Money Laundering Case Against Misa Bharti

The Patiala House Court on Saturday will continue hearing the money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar.

Government Health Center Established in Naxal-prone Area in Chhattisgarh

In a bid to provide better medical assistance, the government has constructed a health center here in Balrampur.

4 Killed, 30 Injured due to Rain, Hailstorm in Andhra Pradesh

As many as four people were killed and nearly 30 injured after a sudden downpour and hailstorm hit Vontimitta village here in Kadapa district.

Allegations of Financial Irregularities Against Mr. Mohanty, VC of Central University of Orissa

Central University of Orissa shut down all academic activities indefinitely and ordered the students to leave hostels on March 15, 2018.

Here are Some Superfoods Every Superwoman Needs

A woman's nutritional needs are quite different from that of a man. These requirements change with age as she goes through menstruation, pregnancy, lactation, and menopause.

Have fun in the sun With These Cool Tips

Everyone likes to enjoy the sun for these three months, but if we are not careful about our skin, we may have more regrets than pleasant summer memories.

Tejashwi Yadav Accuses RSS of Inciting Riots in Bihar

After communal violence has reportedly spread to eight cities in Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday accused Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of inciting riots in the state.

Tribal Women in Jashpur Getting Self Empowered Against all Odds

Amid threats by Naxals, tribal women in Jashpur district of Chattisgarh are surging ahead to become self-reliant and are earning their livelihood through silk rearing.

Tollywood Supports Naidu for Special Category Status Fight

Telugu cinema industry on Friday extended support to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for special category status fight.

Retirement age Raised to 62 Years in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday raised the retirement age of state government employees to 62 years.

Police Seeks Reply From Google About E-mail Sent to CBSE Chairperson

The Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Friday sought a reply from Google about an e-mail that was sent to the CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal in connection with the paper leak case.

Police Arrests man who Attempted Robbery on UP Governor's House

A man who attempted a robbery at Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik's residence in Goregaon East was arrested here on Thursday, Mumbai Police has said.

Police Arrests man who Attempted Robbery on UP Governor’s House

A man who attempted a robbery at Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik's residence in Goregaon East was arrested here on Thursday, Mumbai Police has said.

Jailed Uttar Pradesh MLAs Barred From Attending Assembly Sessions

Lucknow The Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to bar the jailed MLAs from attending the state Assembly sessions and important legislative events. The decision was taken...

Jammu and Kashmir Police Arrests Hizbul Mujahideen's Over Ground Worker

An overground worker (OGW) of Hizbul Mujahideen has been arrested here, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir Police Arrests Hizbul Mujahideen’s Over Ground Worker

An overground worker (OGW) of Hizbul Mujahideen has been arrested here, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Friday.

Declare Belgaum a Union Territory, Says Angry Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday threatened to use violence if the Belgaum border dispute was not solved soon.

Deadline for Cauvery Board Ends, AIADMK Leaders to Observe Fast in Protest

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders will observe fast on April 2 in order to pressurise the Centre to form a Cauvery Management Board.

Centre to File Review Petition in Supreme Court Against SC/ST Act Ruling

The Centre will file a review petition in the Supreme Court over its recent ruling on Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) Act, said Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot on Friday.

Section 144 Imposed Outside Javadekar's Residence

In light of the ongoing protests against the leak of Class X and XII question papers, Section 144, which prohibits the gathering of a group of people with the mutual intent of deliberate disturbance of the peace, has been imposed outside Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar's Kushak Road residence.

Section 144 Imposed Outside Javadekar’s Residence

In light of the ongoing protests against the leak of Class X and XII question papers, Section 144, which prohibits the gathering of a group of people with the mutual intent of deliberate disturbance of the peace, has been imposed outside Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar's Kushak Road residence.

6 Students From Jharkhand Detained in CBSE Paper Leak Case

Six students were detained by police in Jharkhand on Friday for questioning for their alleged involvement in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) paper leak case.
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