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Indira Jaising is the First Lawyer to Appear on Fortune Magazine's World's 50 Greatest...

Fortune magazine has named Advocate Indira Jaising in their 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders of 2018' list. Ms. Jaising is at number 20 in the list and became the first Indian lawyer to appear in it

Indira Jaising is the First Lawyer to Appear on Fortune Magazine’s World’s 50 Greatest...

Fortune magazine has named Advocate Indira Jaising in their 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders of 2018' list. Ms. Jaising is at number 20 in the list and became the first Indian lawyer to appear in it

Great Return March Movement has Palestinian Women in the Forefront

In the gruesome war of military occupation that Israel is waging against Palestinians, a group of people from Gaza, four weeks ago embarked upon what is called the Great Return March. Gaza's refugees are clear about the goal. It is the right to return to their land that is now in Israel

Three-day Martial Arts Competition Concludes in Srinagar

The three-day martial arts competition, National Muaythai Federation Cup, concluded here at the Indoor Stadium, Srinagar on Tuesday.

Mohammad Amir Granted Visa for UK Tour

In what may come as a major respite to Pakistan, pacer Mohammad Amir has been granted visa by the UK authorities to travel to the country to be with the national team for the upcoming series against England.

Swaraj Raises UNSC Role in Afghanistan Peace Process

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called for a peace process in war-ridden Afghanistan while criticising the United Nations Security Council for its inability to handle the contemporary security challenges.

Tata Sky, Netflix to Join Hands for Next Innovation in Content Delivery

Tata Sky and Netflix on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership under which in India, the subscribers of both Tata Sky and Netflix will have easy access to a world of content through future Tata Sky platforms.

Foodpanda, Phonepe Partner to Strengthen Digital Payment Portfolio

Online marketplace for food delivery Foodpanda on Tuesday announced its partnership with PhonePe to enable seamless digital payments for all its users.

Parliament is not Immune to Casting Couch, Says Renuka Chowdhary

Responding to Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan's remark on the casting couch, Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary on Tuesday said that even Parliament is not immune to it.

Two Security Personnel, one Terrorist Killed in Pulwama Encounter

An Army personnel and a policeman lost their lives in an ongoing encounter with terrorists in Lam village of Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district

Delhi Metro Begins Trial on Pink Line

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday started test runs on the 8.10 km stretch between Lajpat Nagar and Sir Vishweshwaraiah Moti Bagh section of the 59 km long Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar corridor (Line 7) of Phase-III, also known as the Pink Line.

AIADMK Sacks Journos for Pro-BJP Article in its Mouthpiece

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) sacked columnist Thirumalai and a sub-editor from party's mouthpiece 'Namathu Amma' on Tuesday.

Premenstrual Syndrome? Could be Because of Alcohol!

Alcohol intake may be linked to the premenstrual syndrome, a new research has found.

Bummer day at Work? Take a fun Break

Listen to music or go for a relaxing walk after a bad day at work to get some sound sleep at night, suggests a study.

Capital Float Secures $ 22 million in Equity Funding From Amazon

Capital Float, India's largest digital lender on Tuesday announced raising funds worth USD 22 million in equity funding from Amazon.

Cash Suvidha Aims to Disburse Rs. 400 Crore Loan Amount

Cash Suvidha, a fintech startup that began its operations in May 2016 by extending business loans to SMEs, MSMEs, and personal and women entrepreneurs has added another feather to its cap. It has disbursed around Rs 122 crore of loans in the Financial Year 2017-2018 and targets to disburse Rs 400 crore loan amount by the end of March 2019.

Storehippo Launches Vertical Marketplace Solution for Brands to Strong Online Presence

StoreHippo, the leading e-commerce platform launches vertical marketplace solutions for single brand enterprises to build and grow their own online brand presence. This addition to StoreHippo offers enterprise businesses a strong alternative to selling on popular horizontal marketplaces.

Paramount Golf Foreste Delhi-NCR Open 2018 – 2019 Concludes at Noida

The Paramount Golf Foreste Delhi-NCR Open, which made a grand debut in the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) at the Noida Golf Course saw Delhi golfer Honey Baisoya secure his second successive win in the fourth round on the PGTI tour 2018 - 19. This comes in succession to his victory previous week in Pune. The tournament was held across five days from April 17 - 21, 2018 and carried prize money of Rs. 30 lakhs.

Dalit Teenager and Witness in Bhima Koregaon Caste Violence Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances

Pooja Sakat, a nineteen-year-old Dalit girl, who was a key witness in one of the incidents of caste violence that happened during the Bhima Koregaon caste violence On January 1, 2018 has been found dead in a well near her house

Birthday Wishes Pour in for `Master Blaster` Sachin Tendulkar

Warm birthday wishes poured in for legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar from every corner of the world as the `God of Cricket` turned 45 today.

37 Naxals Gunned Down in two Encounters in Maharashtra

At least 37 Naxals have been killed in Gadchiroli district in two encounters that have taken place in as many days.

Centre Defends Death by Hanging in SC, Says far Safer and Quicker

The Centre in its counter affidavit over a plea seeking an alternative method of execution other than hanging on Tuesday submitted to the Supreme Court that hanging is far safer and quicker than lethal injections or firing squads

Congress's Hand Stained With Muslims' Blood Says Salman Khurshid

Raking up a controversy, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that his party's hand is stained with the blood of Muslims.

Congress’s Hand Stained With Muslims’ Blood Says Salman Khurshid

Raking up a controversy, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that his party's hand is stained with the blood of Muslims.

Congress Demands President's Rule in WB After Panchayat Polls Violence

A day after violence erupted in West Bengal's Birbhum district over the filing of fresh nominations for panchayat election that claimed one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker's life, the Congress on Tuesday demanded President's rule in the state.

Congress Demands President’s Rule in WB After Panchayat Polls Violence

A day after violence erupted in West Bengal's Birbhum district over the filing of fresh nominations for panchayat election that claimed one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker's life, the Congress on Tuesday demanded President's rule in the state.

ED Attaches Properties Worth Rs. 1122 Crores of Vadodara Firm DPIL

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs. 1,122 crores of Diamond Power Infrastructure Private Ltd. in Vadodara (DPIL) under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in a bank fraud case.

Cop Found Hanging From Tree in Chennai

A Special Sub Inspector was found hanging from tear near Kasimedu Fishing Harbour in Chennai on Tuesday morning.

Kerala Professor Opens Library on Sachin Tendulkar

A history professor from Malabar Christian College in Kozhikode city in Kerala has set up a library on the 'master-blaster cricketer Sachin Tendulkar'.

Least Bothered who Will Contest Against me, Have Faith in Voters, Says Siddharamaiah

Expressing faith on the voters, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah on Tuesday said that he is least bothered as to who will contest against him in the upcoming state assembly election.

SC Adjourns Hearing in Tarun Tejpal Rape Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing in a rape case against former Tehelka magazine editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.

MP Woman Builds pet Dogs Grave on Government Land

A woman Tehsildar (Executive Magistrate) has allegedly got a grave constructed for her pet dog on a government land in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district.

16 Security Personnel Killed in Separate Taliban Attack in Kabul

16 security officers were killed in two separate incidents of terror attacks in Afghanistan's western Badghis province.

Saroj Khan Defends Casting Couch, Says Provides Livelihood

Defending the practice of casting couch in the film industry, veteran choreographer Saroj Khan has said it's done with consent and at least provides livelihood.

Kim Jong-un Condoles Death of bus Accident Victims

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visited the Chinese embassy at Pyongyang to express his condolences for the people killed in a bus accident at North Korea on Monday.

One Army Jawan Injured in Pulwama, Encounter Underway

One Army jawan has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in Lam village of Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.

Porn Behind Rising Child Rape Cases, Molestation Says MP Home Minister

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh on Tuesday blamed pornographic websites for rising number of child rape and molestation in India.

Dwayne Johnson Blessed With Another Strong Girl

Welcome Tiana Gia Johnson! Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and his partner have become parents to another 'strong girl'

Baby on Board for Neil Nitin Mukesh, Wife Rukmini

The storks seem to be having a very busy time in Tinseltown. After Shahid Kapoor-Mira Rajput, Sania Mirza-Shoaib Malik, Neil Nitin Mukesh-Rukmini Sahay have announced that they are expecting their first child.

Anushka Sharma Extends 1,000 Percent Support to Pocso Act Amendment

Responding on the ordinance to amend Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Bollywood star Anushka Sharma affirmed that she is in '1,000 percent' support of the ordinance.

Punjab Stun Delhi in Last-ball Thriller

In another thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) game this season, the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) floored the Delhi Daredevils (DD) in a closely-fought, last-ball thriller, here at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Monday.

India win 8th South Asian Judo Championship

India have clinched the title of team champion in the 8th series of South Asian Judo Championship here last evening.

Death Toll in Toronto Truck Collision Rises to 10

The death toll in the incident of Toronto truck collision has risen to ten as the number of people injured is reported to be 15.

Waffle House Shooting Suspect Arrested

The Nashville Police on Monday arrested a suspect in an attack that killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee on April 22.

Trump, Macron Plant Tree at White House

French President Emmanuel Macron, who became the first leader to be invited for a formal state visit with United States President Donald Trump, on Monday planted a tree on the South Lawn of the White House, along with the U.S. Presiden

Swaraj, Sitharaman to Attend SCO Meet Today

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will attend a preparatory meeting on Tuesday related to the upcoming summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Swaraj Welcomed by China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at SCO Meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday was welcomed by China's foreign minister Wang Yi at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meeting to be held shortly at a conference room here.

Swaraj Welcomed by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi at SCO Meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday was welcomed by China's foreign minister Wang Yi at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial meeting to be held shortly at a conference room here.

Kate Middleton, Prince William Pose With new Royal Baby

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, appeared on the steps of the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital on Monday to introduce their new baby boy to the world.

Former US President George HW Bush Hospitalized

Just days after the death of his wife Barbara, former United States president George H. W. Bush has been admitted to a hospital in Houston.

18 Dead as Fire Breaks out at Karaoke Lounge in China

At least 18 people died in a fire that broke out at a karaoke lounge in southern China on Tuesday, local media reported.

9 Dead, 16 Injured in Toronto Collision

At least nine people died and sixteen others were injured when a truck ran over pedestrians after jumping the curb here on Monday, the local police confirmed.

Deve Gowda Says he Regrets not Completing Term as PM

Janata Dal (Secular) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Monday said that his only regret was not completing full terms as prime minister of India and chief minister of Karnataka.

Death Penalty Will be Futile, Says Justice Shah

Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice AP Shah, along with other child rights activists and lawyers expressed their dissatisfaction over the recent ordinance to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Congress has no Right to Question Constitution, Says Ananth Kumar

A day after Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rejected the impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Tuesday lashed out at the Congress stating that they have no right to question Constitution and democracy.

Yogi Dines at Dalit Family's Home in Pratapgarh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited a house of a Dalit family and had dinner with them at Kandhaipur Madhupur village in Pratapgarh district on Monday.

Yogi Dines at Dalit Family’s Home in Pratapgarh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited a house of a Dalit family and had dinner with them at Kandhaipur Madhupur village in Pratapgarh district on Monday.

States Like UP, Bihar Holding India Back, Says Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday said that the states in India's eastern region like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are keeping India backward especially on social indicators.

Siddaramaiah Rubbishes Post-poll Alliance With Janata Dal (Secular)

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday refuted reports of forging a post-poll alliance with the Janata Dal (Secular) in the event of a hung assembly in the Karnataka legislative assembly election

Muslim Families Allege Bias by Yogi Government

Hundreds of Muslim families in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli who were displaced during the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots have alleged that the Yogi Adityanath-led government is only helping the Hindu families to get back to their homes.

Minor Sexually Assaulted in Jharkhand's Dumka

In yet another incident of sexual assault on minors, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three men outside an under-construction house here on Monday.

Minor Sexually Assaulted in Jharkhand’s Dumka

In yet another incident of sexual assault on minors, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three men outside an under-construction house here on Monday.

Rs 22 Crore Illegal Cash, Liquor Seized in Karnataka

The Karnataka State Election Commission's Flying Squads, Static Surveillance Teams (SSTs) and police authorities on Monday seized Rs 22-crore illegal cash since the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) came into force in poll-bound Karnataka.

Jammu and Kashmir Coaching Centres to Function Normally

The Coaching Centres' Association of Kashmir (CCAK) on Monday said the coaching centres will continue to function as usual as they did not receive any official order from the state government for shutting them down.

3 Held in Yamunanagar Rape Case

The Yamunanagar police has arrested three people for allegedly raping a 13-year-old minor on Sunday.

Diesel Price Hike Affecting Garment Industries

The President of Garment Manufacturers and Wholesale Association of Telangana, Pavan Bansal, on Monday said that the recent rise in diesel prices was affecting the garment industries all over the country.