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Why No-Trust Motion Barred, but Finance Bill Passed, Asks TDP

How the Finance Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha when the no-confidence motion could not be taken up due to disruptions in Parliament, a Telugu Desam Party MP asked on Thursday.

Supreme Court Seeks Reply From States Failing to Appoint Lokayuktas

New DelhiSupreme Court on Friday sought a detailed reply from 12 states and Union territories for not appointing Lokayukta.A bench of top court headed...

Supreme Court Seeks an Affidavit From 4 States in Kalburgi Murder

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra to file an affidavit in regard to M.M. Kalburgi's murder, within a time span of four weeks.

Husband Beats Woman in Public on Panchayats Order in Uttar Pradesh

A woman was publicly beaten up by her husband on a village panchayat's orders for allegedly eloping with another man in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr city.

India, China Presses for Peace, Tranquillity in Border Areas

India and China underlined that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the respective border areas was an important pre-requisite for the further development of bilateral relations between the two countries.

Kamala Mills Co-Owner Moves Supreme Court Against his Arrest

The co-owner of Kamala Mills on Friday moved Supreme Court seeking his release from the jail in connection with a fire incident that claimed 14 lives last year.

India, Pakistan Armies Exchange Sweets on Pakistan National Day

Pakistani Rangers on Friday offered sweets to Border Security Force (BSF) of India at Attari Wagah Border to celebrate Pakistan National Day.

Congress Stage Protest at Mahatma Gandhi Statue in Delhi

Congress party leaders, led by president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday staged a protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue at the Parliament, demanding the Government to file a petition against the Supreme Court ruling on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) SC/ST Act.

Delhi High Court Gives Relief to AAP MLAs, in Disqualification Case

Delhi High Court on Friday set aside the Election Commission (EC)'s recommendations to disqualify the 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, giving relief to the legislators who were accused of holding offices of profit.

Big B Shares Quirky new Poster of 102 Not Out

'Baap' Amitabh Bachchan looks cool whereas 'beta' Rishi Kapoor is old school in the first poster of the highly anticipated film '102 Not Out'.

Woman Assaulted in Moving Bus, 4 Arrested

At least four persons were arrested in Mau region of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly harassing a woman inside a moving bus, police said.

New Research Links Hearing Problems to Increased Risk of Injury

If you have trouble hearing, it can increase your risk of an injury, according to a research.

Indian Rural Women Often Late in Seeking Breast Cancer Care

Turns out, Indian rural women are often late in seeking breast cancer care, a research has revealed.

One in ten Indian Females Affected by TB Related Ailment

With over 20 lakh cases of Tuberculosis worldwide, India is the second leading country to contribute to the related mortality rate.

Minimally Invasive Procedure Used First Time in India

The minimally invasive procedure direct anterior approach has been used first time in India by doctors in Hyderabad.

Dressed as a Cattle Herder, TDP MP Protests Outside Parliament

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Naramalli Sivaprasad on Friday sported the look of cattle herder to protest against the denial of special category status to Andhra Pradesh, at the Parliament premises.

Voted for BJP in Rajya Sabha Polls Says BSP MLA Anil Singh

Amid the ongoing voting for 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Anil Singh said he has voted for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Voting for Rajya Sabha Polls Begins

Voting for Rajya Sabha seats in six states has begun across six states.

Volunteers to Take Oath to Fight Drug Menace in Punjab

To mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, about 35,000 Drug Awareness Prevention Officers (DAPO) will take an oath to eradicate drug menace from Punjab on Friday.

Air India Sets up Probe Team for Slapping Incident

State-run airline Air India on Friday set up an internal inquiry on the incident of a cabin supervisor slapping a flight attendant onboard a flight to Frankfurt from Delhi.

India- Israel Flight Service a Historic Moment Says Israeli Tourism Minister

Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin on Friday termed the inauguration of the direct flight service between New Delhi and Tel Aviv as a historic moment.

Father Stabs Daughter Ahead of her Marriage in Kerala

A 22-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed to death a day before her marriage, by her father in Kerala's Malappuram district on Thursday.

Chandrababu Naidu to Launch Hero Motors Plant Project Today

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday will launch a Hero Motors plant project in Chittoor district, giving a major boost to employment in AP.

BJP Mlas Will Cross Vote in Samajwadi Partys Favour Says Ram Gopal Yadav

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Friday said there would be no cross voting from their party, but expressed confidence that some BJP MLAs would vote for the SP in the ongoing Rajya Sabha polls.

5 die in Blast at Illegal Firecracker Factory in Bihar

At least five people were killed and 25 were injured in a blast at an illegal firecracker factory in Bihar's Nalanda district on Thursday, according to reports.

Anna Hazare Slams Government for its Sly Attitude

Social activist Anna Hazare, who has begun his indefinite fast at Ramlila Ground here on Friday, slammed the government for its 'sly' attitude and creating hurdles to stall his protest.

Try Wildevore Diet for Healthy Living

We have all heard of vegetarian, vegan and flexitarian diets. But have you heard about wildevore diet? Surely, no!

Now, Live Like a Hollywood Princess in a Geneva Hotel Dedicated to Grace Kelly!

Here is a chance to live like a Hollywood princess in Ritz Carlton Hotel de la Paix in Geneva that is dedicated to late Hollywood actress-turned Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly.

SAI Working on Cutting Down on Numbers of Indian Contingent

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is reportedly working on cutting down on numbers of the Indian contingent for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, beginning from April 4.

Nepali Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane Receives Delhi Daredevils Jersey

Leg spinner, Sandeep Lamichhane, from Nepal who was selected for the Indian Premier League's 11th edition was handed the Delhi Daredevils jersey on Thursday.

Shami Said he was Sure of Being Proven Innocent

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami on Thursday said that he was sure about being proven innocent, after he received a clean chit from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in connection to match fixing charges levelled against him.

Wedding Invitations of Prince Harry- Meghan Markle Look Royally Stunning!

Around 600 guests will soon be handed out official invitations for the May 19 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Kensington Palace confirmed the news on Thursday.

US House Approves USD 1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

The United States House passed a USD 1.3 trillion spending package on Thursday, sending a legislation to the Senate that would prevent a government shutdown and deliver the largest federal spending increase in years.

US Approves USD 1 Billion Arms Deal for Saudi Arabia

The US State Department on Thursday approved a nearly USD one billion deal in new arms sales for Saudi Arabia and notified the Congress of the same.

Trump Takes Credit for Exposing Fake News

United States President Donald Trump claimed credit for exposing "fake news" since he took over the post in November last year.

Trump Removes Mcmaster as NSA

United States President Trump on Thursday 'fired' his National Security Adviser (NSA), H.R. McMaster and named John Bolton as his successor, according to the White House.

Suspicious Package Found at Cambridge Analytica Building

A suspicious package was found in the building of analytics firm Cambridge Analytica on Thursday afternoon, following which the London police removed the cordons and reopened the offices.

European Union Leaders Support United Kingdom's Claims on Russian spy Attack

The European Union (EU) leaders on Thursday supported the United Kingdom's claims, that Russia was 'highly likely' responsible for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal earlier this month.

European Union Leaders Support United Kingdom’s Claims on Russian spy Attack

The European Union (EU) leaders on Thursday supported the United Kingdom's claims, that Russia was 'highly likely' responsible for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy Sergei Skripal earlier this month.

Dominance of Military Turns Pakistan Into a Failing State, Says Experts

The Democracy Forum (TDF), a prominent London-based think tank, hosted a seminar titled 'Economic & Political Power of the Military: Its Impact on Democracy', at the St James' Court Hotel, London on Monday.

Dalai Lama to cut Foreign Travel due to age, Exhaustion

Tibetian spiritual leader Dalai Lama will cut down on his foreign travel due to age and exhaustion, a spokesperson said on Thursday.

China Urges United States to Cease and Desist From Endangering Trade Relations

Hours after US President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a massive USD 60 billion trade tariffs on China, Beijing urged the United States to cease and desist from endangering trade relations between the two countries.

China Hospital to Employ Artificial Intelligence for Addressing Doctor Shortage

A hospital in the Chinese capital of Beijing will be soon using Artificial Intelligence (AI), in an effort to address the shortage of doctors and to make their workload more manageable.

Hyderabad Woman Appeals to Swaraj to Save her Mother Being Tortured in Muscat

The daughter of a Hyderabad woman, trafficked by her employer from Dubai to Muscat, has requested the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to help her mother return to India.

Electoral Battle for 25 Rajya Sabha Seats Today

The polls to Rajya Sabha, which will have 58 vacancies in April, will be held on Friday.

Lingayat Members to Hold Mahamorcha

The Lingayat community members on Friday said its members from the Marathwada region will carry out a 'Mahamorcha' for their long pending demand of constitutional recognition to Lingayat religion in Maharashtra and minority status on the National level.

Kodavas Dont Want to be Part of Karnataka Says Nachappa

Kodavas don't want to be a part of Karnataka, said Codava National Council President N.U. Nachappa said on Thursday.

I Smell a rat in Mantralayas Pest Control Scheme, Says Eknath Khadse

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and a minister in Maharashtra government Eknathrao Ganpatrao Khadse on Friday demanded an enquiry into a rat company given a contract to kill the rodents.

Chief Minister Naidu Aims to Make Andhra Drought-Proof State

The Andhra Pradesh government aims to make the state a drought-proof region and provide water security to all its citizens for drinking, irrigation and industrial purposes, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said.

Supreme Court to Continue Final Hearing in Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhoomi Case

The Supreme Court will on Friday continue to hear the final arguments in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case.

Anna Hazare to Start Indefinite Hunger Strike Today

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will here on Friday begin his indefinite fast to bring about a competent Lokpal and ensure better production cost for farm produce.

Allahabad HC Bars Mukhtar Ansari From Voting in RS Polls

The Allahabad High Court on Friday barred jailed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mukhtar Ansari from voting in the Rajya Sabha (RS) elections.