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Daily Archives: 3rd April 2018

New Delhi Celebrates the Arunachal Mopin Festival

Known as one of the major tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, Galo community celebrated its pre-agricultural festival with a cultural fiesta in Delhi.

Entire Country Should Stand by Dalits Says Telangana CM

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) has said entire country should stand by Dalits.

Microsoft Enables Digital Payments Services on Microsoft Kaizala

Technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday enabled digital payments services on Microsoft Kaizala in India by integrating the payment services of Yes Bank and MobiKwik using both organisations' mobile payment infrastructure.

4 Technology Innovator Startups to Lookout for

Every industry, from real estate to automobile, is thriving on the back of new and innovative technology today. Artificial Intelligence (AI), analytics, machine learning, SAAS, Internet of Things (IoT), are re-designing the business corridors, leading to exponential customer servicing.

Twitter Gets Creative in Defining Love

It is said that love encompasses all - feelings, emotions, and experiences - and is one of the deepest interpersonal affection.

Three Naxals Killed in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra police on Tuesday killed three Naxals, in an encounter that took place in Gadchiroli district.

Four Arrested by Delhi Crime Branch in SSC Exam Case

The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested four people involved in enabling cheating online in the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination.

Supreme Court Refuses to Stay ST/SC Act Order

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay its order on Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) Act.

Our Government is Fully Committed to Welfare of SC/ST Communities Says Home Minister

Excerpt : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday asserted that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government was fully committed to the welfare of the SC/ST communities and offered condolences to the families of the victims died during Bharat Bandh protests.

Fire Breaks out in Ghaziabad Slum

A massive fire broke out on Tuesday morning in a slum in Ghaziabad in the outskirts of Delhi.

CAG Submits Report to SC on Delhi-Noida-Delhi Toll Collection Case

The national accounting watchdog, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), submitted on Tuesday submitted its report on Delhi-Noida-Delhi (DND) Flyway toll collection case to Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Delhi HC Issues Decree Filed in 2 Defamation Cases by Arun Jaitley

Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a decree in two civil defamation cases filed by Arun Jaitley against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five others over the alleged unsavoury statements made against the Union minister.

Congress Incited Violence in States Where They are in Opposition

In the wake of violent protests during Bharat Bandh, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Tuesday said Congress is responsible for inciting people and spreading violence in the states where they are in Opposition.

Chandrababu Naidu Meets Leaders in Parliament Over Special Category Status

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi, met leaders from different parties in the Parliament towards securing Special Category Status (SCS) for the state.

CBSE Will not Re-conduct Class 10 Exam Says HRD Ministry

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not re-conduct the examination of Class 10 Maths paper, which was leaked online on March 28, just hours before it was conducted throughout the country.

Cauvery Water Issue Listed Before Supreme Court

The issue of Cauvery water was on Tuesday mentioned before the Supreme Court (SC) by the Centre.

Zimbabwean Woman Nabbed With Narcotics Worth Rs. 15 Crore

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Tuesday apprehended a Zimbabwe national identified as Betty Rame at the Indira Gandhi International Airport for carrying three kilograms of Methamphetamine worth approximately Rs 15 crore.

Bhagalpur Court Rejects Bail Plea of Arijit Shashwat

The Bhagalpur Court on Tuesday rejected bail plea of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat in connection with the state's violence case.

Any Restriction on Media Akin to Killing Democracy Says Sheila Dikshit

Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit questioned the Central Government's new guidelines to check the fake news.

Pakistan's NAB Files Case Against Ex-army Officers

Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a corruption case against four former army officers.

Pakistan’s NAB Files Case Against Ex-army Officers

Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a corruption case against four former army officers.

One Gets Bail, two Sent to Custody for Assaulting BJP MLA in Delhi

A person was granted bail and two others were on Tuesday sent to judicial custody in connection with an assault on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Vishwas Nagar Om Prakash Sharma.

California Teen Rescued After Falling in Sewer System

A 13-year-old California teenage boy, who apparently fell into a drainage pipe and went missing in Los Angeles, has been rescued.

Chandrababu Naidu Reaches Delhi, to Meet Politicos

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu arrived here on a two-day visit on Tuesday in connection with the non-issuance of special category status (SCS) to the state.

Smartphone application More Efficient in Cardiac Assessment

A new randomised clinical trial has found that smartphone application performs better than traditional exam in cardiac assessment.

Need to Promote Oral Health in Diabetes Management

Despite being at a higher risk of periodontal diseases, diabetics visit the dentist less frequently, according to a study.

Pasta can be Part of Healthy Diet!

Turns out, pasta can be a part of a healthy diet without packing the pounds.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Takes Oath as Rajya Sabha Member

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Tuesday.

Pakistan Army Violates Ceasefire Along LoC in Krishna Ghati Sector in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Army on Tuesday restored to incessant and indiscriminate firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu and Kashmir using small arms, automatics and mortars.

Supreme Court to Hear Centre's Plea on SC/ST Amendment Act

The Supreme Court of India will on Tuesday hear the central government's review petition on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Supreme Court to Hear Centre’s Plea on SC/ST Amendment Act

The Supreme Court of India will on Tuesday hear the central government's review petition on the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Government Frames Guidelines to Stop Fake News

To crack down on fake news, the Centre has come up with a few guidelines for the journalists, according to which, upon publishing such news might lead to a possible suspension or cancellation of the press accreditation given to them.

AIADMK Begins Hunger Strike in Chennai Over Cauvery Issue

The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday began their hunger strike across Tamil Nadu to urge the Central government to form a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

SBI Life Insurance Appoints Sanjeev Nautiyal as new MD and CEO

SBI Life Insurance Company Limited on Tuesday appointed Sanjeev Nautiyal as its new MD and CEO.

PR Professionals Closes FY 17-18 With 100 Percent Growth

PR Professionals, India's leading strategic communications agency continued it's fast paced growth for the fourth consecutive year.

Motherson Inks Deal to Acquire Reydel Automotive Group for USD 201 Million

Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), flagship company of the Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), through its step down subsidiary Samvardhana Motherson Automotive Systems Group B.V. (SMRP BV), on Tuesday announced the proposed acquisition of Reydel Automotive Group (Reydel), a privately held portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (Cerberus) for USD 201 million.

6 NASSCOM Incubated Startups Qualify for Masschallenge Israel 2018

Premier trade body and chamber of commerce, NASSCOM announced that six of its incubated startups have been selected for the 2018 batch of Israel's MassChallenge accelerator.

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Lovingly Part Ways

Hollywood actors Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan have announced their separation almost after nine years of marriage.

Fitness Before Pregnancy Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk

Turns out, better fitness in before pregnancy reduces the risk of gestational diabetes in women.

Terrorists Break Into Civilian's House, Kidnap 1 in Jammu and Kashmir

Four terrorists barged into the house of a civilian in Hajin area of Bandipora district on Monday night.

Terrorists Break Into Civilian’s House, Kidnap 1 in Jammu and Kashmir

Four terrorists barged into the house of a civilian in Hajin area of Bandipora district on Monday night.

Consuming More Protein may not Benefit Older men Much

Eating more protein may not benefit older men, a new research has found.

Google Doodle Marks Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's 115th Birth Anniversary

Google on Tuesday dedicated its quirky and creative doodle to mark the 115th birth anniversary of India's social reformer and freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay.

Google Doodle Marks Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay’s 115th Birth Anniversary

Google on Tuesday dedicated its quirky and creative doodle to mark the 115th birth anniversary of India's social reformer and freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay.

Nehwal Disappointed as Father Denied Entry in Gold Cost Games Village

Expressing her disappointment in a series of tweets on Monday night, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal said her father, who was confirmed as part of the Indian contingent travelling to Australia for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, was denied entry in the Gold Coast Games Village.

Dharmendra Pradhan Flags off ONGC Mt Kanchenjunga Expedition

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the ONGC Mt Kanchenjunga Expedition here on Monday.

5 Dead in Lahore Bakery Fire

At least five persons were killed on Tuesday morning after a fire broke in a bakery in Lahore's Barkat Market.

US Diplomat Alice Wells on 4-day Visit to India From Today

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will on Tuesday travel to Delhi on a four-day visit, from April 3 to 6.

US Designates Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League as Terror Organization

The United States on Tuesday designated Milli Muslim League (MML), a the political front of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa a foreign terrorist organisation.

US Designates Hafiz Saeed’s Milli Muslim League as Terror Organization

The United States on Tuesday designated Milli Muslim League (MML), a the political front of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud Dawa a foreign terrorist organisation.

Loss of Winnie Mandela, Leader of South Africa's Liberation Struggle Mourned by World Over

Twitter is mourning the loss of South Africa's Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late Nelson Mandela.

Loss of Winnie Mandela, Leader of South Africa’s Liberation Struggle Mourned by World Over

Twitter is mourning the loss of South Africa's Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late Nelson Mandela.

Trump, Xi Congratulate Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

United States President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on his re-election.

Trump Picks Justin Muzinich as Treasury Deputy Secretary

United States President Donald Trump will nominate Justin Muzinich as deputy treasury secretary, the White House said on Monday.

Trump Declares April 2 World Autism Awareness Day

United States President Donald Trump on Monday proclaimed April 2 as the World Autism Awareness Day in a bid to recognise and support children and adults suffering from autism spectrum disorder.

Pakistan's Outcry Over Kashmir is Laughable, Says Free Karachi Activist

The Free Karachi campaign spokesperson and former Convener of Pakistan's political party Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Nadeem Nusrat has said that while human rights violation in any part of the world including Kashmir deserves utter condemnation, the outcry of the Pakistani government, media and its army chief over Kashmir is laughable.

Pakistan’s Outcry Over Kashmir is Laughable, Says Free Karachi Activist

The Free Karachi campaign spokesperson and former Convener of Pakistan's political party Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Nadeem Nusrat has said that while human rights violation in any part of the world including Kashmir deserves utter condemnation, the outcry of the Pakistani government, media and its army chief over Kashmir is laughable.

4-day Theatre Festival Concludes in Kashmir

After garnering good response from theatre lovers, the four-day theatre festival concluded in Kashmir valley on Tuesday.

5.9 Magnitude Quake Hits El Salvador

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.9 at the Richter Scale shook parts of central American nation El Salvador on Monday, the US Geological Survey reported.

4 Killed in Firing at Quetta

Four people were killed and a girl was injured on Monday in an incident of firing at Quetta city in Pakistan.

North, South Korea Pushes for Joint March at Asian Games

The Sports Ministers of both North and South Korea on Monday agreed to push for a joint march in the upcoming Asian Games in August.

Netanyahu Suspends UN Agreement on African Migrants Deportation

Israel has suspended the agreement with the United Nations which allowed the deportation of African migrants in Germany, Canada, and Italy on Tuesday.

Give Mohajirs Their Right of Province or Repent, Says Altaf Hussain to Pakistan

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain has asked Pakistan to give Mohajirs their right of a separate province.

Former US Representative Esty Denies Seeking Re-election

Former Democratic US Representative Elizabeth Esty on Tuesday denied seeking re-election amidst reports of her employing sexual harassment accused Tony Baker.

Abiy Ahmed Takes Oath as Ethiopia's Prime Minister

Abiy Ahmed on Monday took an oath as Ethiopia's Prime Minister shortly after being elected to become the 16th Prime Minister of the state.

Abiy Ahmed Takes Oath as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister

Abiy Ahmed on Monday took an oath as Ethiopia's Prime Minister shortly after being elected to become the 16th Prime Minister of the state.

14 Civilian Killed in Clash Between Nigerian Army, Boko Haram Militants

More than a dozen people were killed in a clash between suspected Boko Haram militants and Nigerian soldiers in Northern Nigeria.

Ambedkar's Grandson Holds Centre, SC Responsible for Violence in Bharat Bandh

Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar on Monday held the Central Government and the Supreme Court responsible for the violent protests that erupted during the nationwide Bandh.

Ambedkar’s Grandson Holds Centre, SC Responsible for Violence in Bharat Bandh

Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar on Monday held the Central Government and the Supreme Court responsible for the violent protests that erupted during the nationwide Bandh.

2 Children Killed After Wall Collapses in Telangana

Two children were killed in Telangana's Medchal on Monday evening after a dilapidated wall collapsed while they were playing near it.

Sashastra Seema Bal, STF to be Deployed in MP Post Bharat Bandh Violence

In the wake of violent protests erupted during a nationwide bandh, 16 additional companies of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), four companies of Royal Air Force (RAF), two companies to Special Task Force (STF) and 3000 trainee constables are to be deployed across Madhya Pradesh.

Kin Refuse to Accept Bodies, Demand Compensation for Iraq Deaths

As bodies of five people killed in Iraq reached Bihar's Siwan in the wee hours of Tuesday, families of two of them refused to accept the bodies, while demanding financial assistance from the state government.

Two Held for Running Illegal Tobacco Units in Hyderabad

Two persons were arrested in a raid at five illegal gutkha and tobacco manufacturing units in Hyderabad, on Monday.

Man Killed After Guests Denied Chicken Curry in Hyderabad

A person was allegedly stabbed to death on Monday after the guests were not served chicken curry at an engagement function in Hyderabad.

Police Questions School Principal in CBSE Paper Leak

Delhi Police Crime Branch on Monday questioned the principal of the school, whose two teachers were arrested for their alleged role in CBSE paper leak.

CBSE Asks Students to Ignore Fake Letter on Class X Maths Examination

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued a statement advising the students to ignore 'fake letter' notifying the date of re-examination for Class X Mathematics paper.

Body of one Indian to be Brought From Iraq After DNA Test Says VK...

The body of one Indian will be brought back from Iraq as soon as DNA testing is completed, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (retired) VK Singh said on Tuesday.

Section 144 Imposed in Haridwar

In wake of the violent protests against Supreme Court's ruling on SC/ST Act, during the nationwide Bandh on Monday, Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) has been imposed in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

RSS Ideologue Mistaken for Protestor, Detained During Bharat Bandh

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue and DU professor Rakesh Sinha on Monday said that he was detained by the Noida Police after being mistaken for Dalit protestor during Bharat Bandh protest.

Adityanath Initiates Programme to Combat Encephalitis in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagged off a programme in Pipraich to eradicate Japanese Encephalitis on Monday.