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Daily Archives: 25th April 2018

Writer – Photographer Sanjukta Basu is Suing TV Channel Times Now

Writer and photographer Sanjukta Basu is suing Indian TV channel Times Now for running a hate campaign spreading false news about her. In what she calls a 'David Vs. Goliath' fight, taking into consideration the power and clout the Times Network has, she has sent a legal notice to the Editor-in-Chief Rahul Shivshankar and anchors Vineet Jain and Navika Kumar who carried a malicious story about her, using her photographs, misquotes and other digital material calling her a Hindu hater and thus putting her life in danger in India which is ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which is a Hindu nationalist party

Mongolia not Only India's Strategic Partner but Spiritual Neighbour, Says Swaraj

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that Mongolia is not only India's "strategic partner" but also a "spiritual neighbour" because of the common Buddhist heritage.

Mongolia not Only India’s Strategic Partner but Spiritual Neighbour, Says Swaraj

Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said that Mongolia is not only India's "strategic partner" but also a "spiritual neighbour" because of the common Buddhist heritage.

Telecom Service Providers Pursue Multiple Paths to IoT Revenue

According to a new Ericsson study, exploring IoT Strategies, provides unique insights on Internet of Things (IoT) value chain positioning from 20 leading telecom service providers globally as they engage with, and position themselves in, the IoT market.

Tripshelf Raises Rs. 1.6 Crore in Pre-series A Round From Multiple Investors

Online travel marketplace Tripshelf on Wednesday announced raising funding worth Rs. 1.6 crore from a group of professional investors including GEMS Advisory (a micro VC); Alok Mittal of Indifi; Sachin Bhatia, Co-Founder of MakeMyTrip & Truly Madly amongst others.

Uber Eats all set to Launch in Coimbatore and Vizag

Connecting people to the food they love, Uber Eats, the on demand food delivery app, is all set to launch in Coimbatore and Vizag this month. With the addition of these two cities, Uber Eats will be available in 6 cities in the south including Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kochi. Since launching in May 2017, Uber Eats has grown its presence in 13 cities across the country. Southern cities have also proven to be among the fastest growing for Uber Eats.

Maharana of Udaipur Witnesses Treasure From the Al Thani Collections at Beijing

Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur attended the preview of the exhibition 'Treasure from The Al Thani Collections' at Beijing, China as a special invitee of His Highness Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani of the Royal Family of Qatar on 16th April 2018. The exhibition showcased a comprehensive collection of India and India-inspired gems and jewels along with masterpieces from the royal collection at Meridian Gate Gallery of the Palace Museum, the Forbidden City, Beijing, China.

Follow These Startups to Ease Your Home Search Troubles

Today online real estate platforms are giving the ease of information to home buyers at their fingertips. These mobile applications allow you to search listings, designs, cost and other details of properties as per preferred locations.

Asaram Verdict is a Lesson for People who Commit Sexual Offences, Says Yashwant Jain

Few hours after self-styled godman Asaram Bapu along with two others was found guilty in a 2013 rape case, National Commission For Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Yashwant Jain said that the judgment is a lesson to people who think they can get away by committing sexual offences.

PDP Leader Shot Dead by Terrorists in Pulwama

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Ghulam Nabi Patel succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday after being shot at by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Adults not as Safe From Pneumonia as Previously Thought

Turns out, dome commonly prescribed heartburn drugs are linked to pneumonia in older adults.

Indians Need to be Sensitised About Gastric Cancer- Oncology Experts

Stomach cancer is among the ten most common cancers worldwide. In India, it stands as the third most common cancer in men as well as women.

A Daily Dose of Baking Soda can do Wonders!

Seems like, another use has been found for the all-rounder baking soda.

Here is why Healthily Obese People Would Want to Slim Down

Turns out, being excessively fat with no other complication is not as safe as earlier thought.

Cabinet Approves Declaration of Scheduled Areas in Rajasthan

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave an approval to the declaration of Scheduled Areas in Rajasthan under Fifth Schedule to the Constitution of India by rescinding the Constitution Order (C.O.) and promulgation of a new Constitution Order.

Traffic jam After Protestors Blocked NH24 Amid Ghazipur Rape

Major traffic jam has been reported after the protestors on Wednesday blocked NH 24 Delhi's Ghazipur, agitating against the alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl on April 24.

Kotkhai Rape Case Accused Sent to Judicial Custody

The Kotkhai rape and murder case accused, who was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has been sent to judicial custody till May 7.

Asaram Bapu Gets Life Term in Minor Rape Case

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 2013 rape case by Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Court, on Wednesday.

Indian Council for Cultural Relations is Letting us Starve, say African Students Deprived of...

African students in India under Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) have not received their monthly stipend for over a month now, say students. They say that they have not received any explanation from the regional office or the headquarters in Delhi

NSE Launches e – Gsec Platform for Bringing Retail Participation in Government Securities

National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has announced the launch of its "e - Gsec" platform for facilitating the non-competitive bidding in Government of India Dated Securities (G-Sec) and Treasury Bills (T-Bills). This will allow retail investors to invest in Government Securities and hold them in existing demat accounts.

Bankers Clear Ebix Resolution Plan for Educomp

A 27-member Committee of Creditors (COC) consisting of 24 Educomp Solutions Limited (ESL) banks and lenders and three lenders of its subsidiary Edu Smart Services Private Limited (ESSPL) has recently cleared a proposal for the sale of ESL to Nasdaq-listed Ebix Inc., a leader in insurance and payment processing software and exchanges.

Dogs Back, Wife Out. Imran Khan's Marriage Again on Rocks

Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan's third wife Bushra Manek has reportedly returned back to her maternal home following a domestic dispute over the ex-cricketer's pet dogs.

Dogs Back, Wife Out. Imran Khan’s Marriage Again on Rocks

Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan's third wife Bushra Manek has reportedly returned back to her maternal home following a domestic dispute over the ex-cricketer's pet dogs.

Lashkar-e-Taiba Leader Abdul Rehman Makki Insults Guru Nanak Dev

Global terrorist Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law and the second-in-command of terror outfit LeT and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD), Abdul Rehman Makki, has used foul language against Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh Guru, at an event in Multan city of Pakistan.

Asaram, two Others Convicted in Minor Rape Case

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was found guilty along with two others by Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Court in a 2013 rape case, on Wednesday.

NITI Aayog to Open Applications for Atal New India Challenge

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) under the NITI Aayog shall be launching the Atal New India Challenge on April 26.

Minor Raped, Thrashed by Juvenile in Kanpur

A 13-year-old girl is said to be in a critical condition after being allegedly raped and beaten by a 16-year-old juvenile in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district.

Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department Launches 24×7 Phone Helpline for Tourists

The tourism department on Wednesday started its first 24x7 phone helpline (18601801364) for better convenience of tourists.

Finally got Justice, Says Shahjahanpur Victim's Father

Soon after self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was found guilty in a 2013 rape case on Wednesday morning, the victim's father expressed relief to finally get justice for the same.

Finally got Justice, Says Shahjahanpur Victim’s Father

Soon after self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was found guilty in a 2013 rape case on Wednesday morning, the victim's father expressed relief to finally get justice for the same.

Nadal to Begin Quest for 11th Barcelona Open Title

World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to begin his quest for 11th Barcelona Open title on a winning note when he takes on his fellow Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena in the men's singles clash here on Wednesday.

UAE Qualify for Next Round of World T20 Qualifiers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) defeated Maldives by 43 runs to qualify for the next round of ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier 'A' here at the Sulabiya Ground in Kuwait last evening.

Bopanna-Vasselin eye Semi-final Berth in Barcelona Open

Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin will look to seal a spot in the semi-finals of the Barcelona Open when they play their last-eight clash of the men's doubles event here on Wednesday.

India, Mongolia Discuss Trade, Terrorism at Joint Committee

Issues including bilateral trade, terrorism and joint refinery projects were discussed at the recently concluded Indo-Mongolia 6th Joint Committee for Cooperation on Wednesday as the two countries pledged to thwart those who extend support to the terror outfits.

Shimla Rape Accused Sent to Judicial Custody

An accused in the Shimla gang rape and murder case was remanded to judicial custody on Wednesday, as confirmed by Abhishek Dayal, Chief Information Officer, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

First Four-nation Transnational Buses Reach Jalpaiguri

After the signing of a four-nation transnational bus service agreement between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal, a trial service was finally launched on Tuesday.

Swaraj Co-chairs 6th Joint Committee for Cooperation With Tsogtbaatar

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday led the delegation at the on-going 6th Joint Committee for Cooperation with Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar.

SC Seeks Details of Amrapali's Co-developer

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought full details of Amrapali builders' co-developer.

SC Seeks Details of Amrapali’s Co-developer

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought full details of Amrapali builders' co-developer.

Fire Breaks out at Chemical Factory in Navi Mumbai

A massive fire broke out in a chemical factory in Navi Mumbai's Belapur in the wee hours of Wednesday.

BSF Sets World Record in Motorcycle Riding

Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans from motorcycle trick riding team 'Janbaz' set a new world record on Tuesday by riding continuously for 10 hr 34 min 27 sec on top of a pole fitted to their steed.

HC Seeks Reply From JNU, Prof Atul Johri, Delhi Police

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices and sought a reply from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) authorities, Delhi police and Professor Atul Johri by May 2 on a plea filed by female students seeking Johri's suspension and declaration that he should not be allowed to enter the university campus.

Asaram Found Guilty of Raping Minor Girl

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was found guilty in a 2013 rape case by Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Court, on Wednesday.

My Life Under Threat, Says key Witness in Asaram Bapu Case

Asaram Bapu former aide and a key witness in the case, Mahendra Chawla on Wednesday requested the Centre for additional security as he believed his life, like other witnesses, is constantly under threat.

10 Killed in Illegal oil Well Blaze in Indonesia

Ten people have been reportedly killed and 12 injured in an incident of fire at an illegal oil well in Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday.

Pradhan Attends ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday attended the 'ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge' exhibition, aimed at developing cost-effective and efficient solar power stove systems.

India, World Bank to Improve Madhya Pradesh's Rural Road Network

The Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the World Bank signed a 210 million dollar loan agreement for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project.

India, World Bank to Improve Madhya Pradesh’s Rural Road Network

The Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the World Bank signed a 210 million dollar loan agreement for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project.

Upload Multiple Media at Once on Insta Stories

Popular image and video-sharing platform Instagram announced a host of new updates to its app, making it easier for users to upload multiple photos and videos at once to their Insta Stories.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Bowlers Stifle Mumbai Indians in Low-scoring Thriller

A fine and disciplined bowling display by the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) helped them to eke out a 31-run win against Mumbai Indians (MI) in a low-scoring thriller at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday.

Trump's Another Awkward Handholding Moment

Once again, handholding has turned awkward for United States President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump.

Trump’s Another Awkward Handholding Moment

Once again, handholding has turned awkward for United States President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump.

Toronto van Attack Accused Wrote Cryptic Message Online

Hours before mowing down pedestrians with a van in a busy Toronto street on Tuesday, 25-year-old Alek Minassian had posted a 'cryptic' message on Facebook, police said.

Swaraj Visits Buddhist Monastery Ahead of 6th India-Mongolia Meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar ahead of the 6th round of India-Mongolia Joint Consultative Committee meeting.

Pakistan Foreign Minister Asif Meets Chinese Vice-President, Touts Strong Bilateral Ties

Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday met Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan and touted strong bilateral relations between the two sides.

Israel Suspends Plan to Deport African Migrants

Israel on Tuesday announced that it suspended the controversial policy of deporting thousands of African migrants from the country after the authorities failed to seal an emigration deal with a third country.

I Would Love to get out of Syria, Says Trump

Less than two weeks after launching airstrikes on Syria, United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he "would love to get out," but wanted to do so only once after "having accomplished what we have to accomplish."

Two Arrested for Molesting Indore Model

Two people have been arrested by Madhya Pradesh police on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a model.

Case Against Army Officials, Others for Disparities in Recruiting Religious Teachers

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a case against Indian Army officials and others in connection with the alleged irregularities in recruitment of religious teachers in the Army.

WB Violence Victims to Meet President Kovind

Following the clashes that erupted over the filing of fresh nominations for the panchayat elections in the state, the victims are scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday.

India-made Tejas Acquits Itself Well at Gagan Shakti 2018

The indigenously-manufactured Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has performed well while it was put to trial by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in war-like operational conditions during Gagan Shakti, its biggest ever 14-day war exercise.

All you Need to Know Ahead of Verdict in Asaram Rape Case

Nearly five years after rape charges were levelled against self-styled godman, Asaram Bapu, the Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court is set to pronounce its verdict today.

1394kg Cannabis Seized in Vijayawada

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 kilograms of cannabis worth Rs 2,09,14,800 here on Tuesday.