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Daily Archives: 27th March 2018

JNU Violates Reservation Policies, Students Demand Action

The Indian Constitution provides reservation for Dalits, Other Backward Castes (OBC) and Adivasis in education and employment. Statistics now show that JNU has been violating these rules.

South Korean pop Star Dies at 33

South Korean pop star, Seo Minwoo of '100%' fame has died at the age of 33.

Farhan Akhtar Permanently Deletes Facebook Account

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has 'permanently' quit social networking site Facebook.

Why Chocolate Turns White and how you can Prevent it

You're about to eat your mid-work chocolate snack and then you see a white, powdery or streaky substance on the surface of your afternoon delight. What is this stuff?

Why do old People Have Disrupted Sleep?

Why does sleep become disrupted in old age? - This question has been asked many times over in the past.

This Drug Reduces Inflammation in Stroke Patients

Turns out, this drug reduces inflammation in stroke patients.

Reducing Stigma Associated With Alzheimers Crucial

A survey has found that reducing stigma attributed to Alzheimer's disease is vital to prevention research.

Obesity Increases Risk of Cancer in Adolescents

A study has showed how obesity increases risk of 13 different cancers in young adults.

YSR Congress Party Hand in Glove With BJP Says TDP MP CM Ramesh

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP CM Ramesh on Tuesday accused the rival YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) of being hand in glove with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), after its members refused to attend the all-party meeting called by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.

Patanjali Stores to be set up at Airports Across India

Soon all the airports will have exclusive Patanjali stores across the country as JHS Svendgaard Laboratories Limited, a dental and oral health care company has entered into a partnership with Patanjali Ayurved for the venture.

D. Roopa IPS Never Offered the Namma Bengaluru Award

Days after IPS officer D. Roopa said she refused to accept 'Namma Bengaluru Award', the Namma Bengaluru Foundation (NBF) on Tuesday stated that she was not offered the award in the first place.

Chargesheet Filed Against Former Kerala Minister in Disproportionate Assets Case

The Vigilance Department on Tuesday submitted a chargesheet against former Kerala excise minister K Babu in connection with the disproportionate assets case.

Congress MP Suggests Convening Oppositions Parallel Parliament

As the logjam in the Parliament continued on Tuesday, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar suggested convening a "parallel Parliament" by assembling all like-minded parties in the Parliament premises, with the view to convey the issues to the public.

Arunachal Governor Launches Youth Employment Mission to Secure China Border

Arunachal Pradesh Governor B D Mishra has launched a mission to recruit 2000 Arunachal youth in 2018 for securing Indian border with Bhutan, China and Myanmar.

Supreme Court Seeks Empowerment of Widows, Destitute Women

In a bid to improve the livelihood of widows and destitute women in Mathura and Vrindavan, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed temples in the two cities to donate all flowers offered to them to shelter homes.

Andhra CM Convenes All-party Meeting Seeking Suggestions on Special Status

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said that the all-party meeting was convened in order to take everyone's suggestion and decide how to go forward with the state's demand for 'Special Category Status' in the Parliament.

Sushma Swaraj to Visit Japan

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will embark on a three-day official visit to Japan from Wednesday.

Tableau to Honour Rajasthan Killer

Tableau of the Rajasthan murderer, who is accused of killing a Muslim labourer from West Bengal, was taken out in Jodhpur to honour him on the occasion of Ram Navami.

Shivraj Chouhan Orders CBI Probe Into Journalist Death

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of a Bhind-based journalist.

Supreme Court Snubs Khap Panchayat's Interference in Marriage

Sending out a stern message to Khap Panchayats, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that an assembly intended to scuttle the marriage of two consenting adults will be deemed illegal.

Supreme Court Snubs Khap Panchayat’s Interference in Marriage

Sending out a stern message to Khap Panchayats, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that an assembly intended to scuttle the marriage of two consenting adults will be deemed illegal.

Naxal Commander Arrested in Noida

Police on Monday arrested a Noida commander who was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head.

Swaraj Retweets Congress Poll Favouring her on Mosul Deaths

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has retweeted a poll started by the Congress Party on Twitter, which asks whether the death of 39 Indians in Iraq was her biggest failure, to which a majority of citizens said 'No'.

Karnataka Assembly Election Schedule Announced

The Karnataka Assembly elections will be held on May 12, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Tuesday.

Former Radio Jockey Hacked to Death in Kerala

A former radio jockey named Rajesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants at his studio in Trivandrum's Madavoor late last night.

Foodpanda Appoints Anshul Khandelwal as Marketing Head

Online marketplace for food delivery, Foodpanda, announced the appointment of Anshul Khandelwal as their Head of Marketing to lead the brand's creative and marketing mandates.

Father Moves SC for CBI Probe in Ahlcon School Student Suicide

The father of a 15-year-old student of Delhi's Ahlcon Public School on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court seeking Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) probe into his daughter's suicide.

Venus Williams Marches Into Miami Open Quarters

American tennis star Venus Williams booked her place in the quarter-finals of the Miami Masters after battling past last year's winner Johanna Konta of Australia in a three-set thriller here on Tuesday.

Goa Thump Odisha to Keep Santosh Trophy Semi-final Hopes Alive

A hat-trick of goals, as well as assists from Victorino Fernandes, helped Goa register a thumping 6-1 win over Odisha at the Mohun Bagan ground in the ongoing 72nd Santosh Trophy.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. Advises Indiabulls on Rs.2000 Crore Rights Issue

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM & Co.) advised Indiabulls Ventures Limited (Indiabulls) on its Rs. 2000 Crore rights issue, which was oversubscribed by approximately 1.33 times.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. Advises Indiabulls on Rs.2000 Crore Rights Issue

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM & Co.) advised Indiabulls Ventures Limited (Indiabulls) on its Rs. 2000 Crore rights issue, which was oversubscribed by approximately 1.33 times.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi Accuses Centre of Evading No-confidence Motion

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha has said that the Centre has been evading no-confidence motion.

TDP to Hold All-party Meeting Today

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will be holding an all-party party meeting at the state assembly on Tuesday over the non-issuance of 'Special Category Status' to Andhra Pradesh.

After Facing Flak, HDFC Removes Iron Spikes

Following the outrage over iron spikes installed on the pavement of an HDFC Bank branch in Mumbai, the bank on Tuesday assured that they would be removed immediately.

EC to Announce Karnataka Polls Schedule Today

The Election Commission of India (EC) is expected to announce the schedule for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections today.

DMK to Hold Executive Council Meeting Over the Cauvery Issue on March 30

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) will hold an executive council meeting over the Cauvery issue on March 30 in Chennai.

Additional CRPF Companies to be Deployed Post Communal Clash in Aurangabad

In the wake of recent communal clashes that erupted here during Ram Navami celebrations on Sunday, three additional companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will be deployed in Aurangabad to maintain law and order in the district.

Put US Tariff Beast Back in the Cage, Says Zhang Xiangchen

China on Monday called on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to unite to prevent the United States from "wrecking" the organisation and urged its members to oppose US tariffs targeting China's alleged theft of intellectual property.

Institute of Product Leadership Showcases Importance of Story-telling in Corporate World

Bengaluru-based Institute of Product Leadership (IPL) held the finals of the second chapter of its Shareathon, Shareathon 2018. It was a gameshow with skill-building, more than just entertainment, organised by the institute.

Dubai Launches its First-ever 24×7 Trust Bookshop With no Staff

If you are a bookworm and happen to be in Dubai, then you must not miss a chance to visit the city's first-ever 24x7 'trust' bookshop and that too with no 'support staff'.

Pimple is the Next big Thing in Fashion, Proves Justin Bieber

Gone are those days when people used to hide behind their hats due to pimple or zist.

Meghan Markle's Nephew Not Invited to Royal Wedding

Soon-to-be member of the British Royal family and American actress Meghan Markle's nephew said that he and his mother have not yet received the wedding invitation from the former.

Meghan Markle’s Nephew Not Invited to Royal Wedding

Soon-to-be member of the British Royal family and American actress Meghan Markle's nephew said that he and his mother have not yet received the wedding invitation from the former.

Lucky Daddy Robin Thicke Shares Adorable Picture of Baby Girl

Pop star Robin Thicke has shared a lovable picture with his newborn baby girl, Mia Love Thicke.

Days of Meghan Markle as Part-time Calligrapher

Before stepping into the limelight as a future royal princess and prior to her role on 'Suits', Meghan Markle used to work as a calligrapher.

Cardi B Announces Release Date of Debut Album

'Bodak Yellow' superstar Cardi B's debut album finally has a release date.

Icelandic Leaders W ill not Attend Fifa WC in Russia This Summer

Iceland on Monday announced that its leaders will not attend the FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer.

Trump's Lawyer Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Stormy Daniels Amid Threat Claim

The United States President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday sent a cease and desist letter to adult star Stormy Daniels over her claims of being threatened by a man, purportedly sent by Cohen and having an alleged sexual encounter with the US President.

Trump’s Lawyer Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Stormy Daniels Amid Threat Claim

The United States President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen on Monday sent a cease and desist letter to adult star Stormy Daniels over her claims of being threatened by a man, purportedly sent by Cohen and having an alleged sexual encounter with the US President.

Stormy Danielss Claims Absolutely Inaccurate, Says White House

The White House on Monday dismissed adult star Stormy Daniels's claims of having an alleged sexual affair with US President Donald Trump and being threatened to keep quiet in a TV interview on Sunday as "absolutely inaccurate and incoherent".

Stormy Daniels Sues Trump's Lawyer for Defamation

Adult star Stormy Daniels on Monday accused the US President Donald Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen for defamation, amending her lawsuit against the US President.

Stormy Daniels Sues Trump’s Lawyer for Defamation

Adult star Stormy Daniels on Monday accused the US President Donald Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen for defamation, amending her lawsuit against the US President.

Singapore Revokes Work Permits of North Korean Nationals

The Singapore government on Monday nullified the work permits of all North Korean nationals in the country, according to a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) report on sanctions against the communist country.

Russia Vows to Expel Dozens Western Diplomats Over Salisbury Attack

Russia on Monday vowed to expel dozens of western diplomats, in a tit-for-tat diplomatic response by the UK, the US and other countries over the Salisbury nerve gas attack on the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal.

Pakistan's Balance of Payments Worsens, Likely to Approach IMF Next Month

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government has accepted the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) pre-condition to let the Pakistani rupee depreciate by over four percent to qualify for any fresh bailout package needed to avoid a default-like situation.

Pakistan’s Balance of Payments Worsens, Likely to Approach IMF Next Month

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government has accepted the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) pre-condition to let the Pakistani rupee depreciate by over four percent to qualify for any fresh bailout package needed to avoid a default-like situation.

Bangladesh Must Punish Lovers of Pakistan, Says Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the people of Bangladesh must respond to those who have been lost in their love for Pakistan and should be punished.

Australia to Expel 2 Russian Diplomats Over spy Nerve Attack

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday announced that he would be expelling two Russian diplomats, in response to the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the United Kingdom.

Arizona Governor Suspends Uber Self-driving Cars After Fatal Crash

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday suspended the self-driving cars of Uber after a fatal crash last week killed a pedestrian.

Supreme Court to Hear Plea on Guidelines for School Children's Safety

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking its direction for a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure safety and security of school children.

Supreme Court to Hear Plea on Guidelines for School Children’s Safety

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking its direction for a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure safety and security of school children.

Supreme Court to Hear Plea Filed by Kamala Mills Co-owner

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear an appeal filed by the co-owner of Kamala Mills, Ravi Surajmal Bhandari seeking his release from the jail in connection with a fire incident that claimed 14 lives last year.

Supreme Court to Continue Hearing Sidhus Plea in Road Rage Case

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday continue hearing an appeal filed by cricketer-turned-politician, Navjot Singh Sidhu in three decades old road rage case.

Bride Rides Horse as Pre-wedding Ritual in Rajasthan

It was a rare sight for the people of Nawalgarh in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district as they witnessed a bride riding a horse to mark the pre-wedding ritual of 'Bandori'.

BJP Says Rahul Gandhi is Technologically Illiterate

The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Monday refuted the charges made by Congress President Rahul Gandhi regarding the NaMo app and described the latter as "technologically illiterate".

People of Karnataka are Looking for a Change Says Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, who is currently in Karnataka, on Monday claimed that the people of the state are unhappy with Siddaramaiah-led government and are looking for a change.

Madhya Pradesh to Regularise Illegal Colonies

Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh government on Monday announced to regularise illegal colonies in the state.

ED to Begin Attaching Vijay Mallya's Properties

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will on Tuesday begin attaching the properties of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, under Section 83 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

ED to Begin Attaching Vijay Mallya’s Properties

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will on Tuesday begin attaching the properties of liquor baron Vijay Mallya, under Section 83 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Ambulance Driver Arrested for Leaving Patient Upside Down on Stretcher

A 36-year-old ambulance driver has been arrested by the Kerala police for leaving a road accident victim upside down on the stretcher, in Thrissur.

Naxals Kill Youth Leader in Bijapur

A youth leader from Chhattisgarh's Bijapur, who was allegedly attacked by Naxals, has lost his life in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Police Arrests Accused Driver in Madhya Pradesh Journalist's Murder

Driver of the truck which ran over the Madhya Pradesh journalist, investigating sand mafia-police nexus, was arrested by the police on Monday night from Bhind.

Police Arrests Accused Driver in Madhya Pradesh Journalist’s Murder

Driver of the truck which ran over the Madhya Pradesh journalist, investigating sand mafia-police nexus, was arrested by the police on Monday night from Bhind.

Gunfight in Delhi Injures 4 Kids

Four kids were injured during a bullet firing between two groups in Jahangirpuri area of north Delhi.

Delhi Court to Hear Final Arguments Against Abu Salem in 2002 Extortion Case

Delhi's Patiala Court will on Tuesday hear the final arguments in a case against gangster Abu Salem in 2002 Delhi extortion case.