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Daily Archives: 3rd May 2018

RSS Enters AMU Campus With Guns, Attacks Students With the Support of Police

Members of Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV), a right wing Hindu group entered Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus with guns and other weapons and attacked students on Wednesday (May 2, 2018). The attack was against the visit of former Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the right wing Hindu parent party of the ruling BJP and other Hindutva outfits had earlier sought permission from AMU Vice Chancellor (VC) to hold what they call shakhas inside campus. RSS shakhas are Hindutva training camps

Stone Pelting on School Bus in Kashmir’s Shopian District, Children Hospitalised

Some miscreants pelted stones at a school bus and injured two students yesterday in Shopian district of Kashmir. The attack on the bus happened around 9:30 am at Zavoora village. The bus was taking students of Rainbow International School located at Deegam, Batpora. The miscreants were sitting on a hilltop and stoned at the bus which caused injuries to two students. Both of the students got head injuries and were admitted in district hospital, Shopian

Stone Pelting on School Bus in Kashmir’s Shopian District, Children Hospitalised

Some miscreants pelted stones at a school bus and injured two students yesterday in Shopian district of Kashmir. The attack on the bus happened around 9:30 am at Zavoora village. The bus was taking students of Rainbow International School located at Deegam, Batpora. The miscreants were sitting on a hilltop and stoned at the bus which caused injuries to two students. Both of the students got head injuries and were admitted in district hospital, Shopian

Karnataka Polls, a Case Study for BJP's Collusion Politics, Says Andhra CM

"Karnataka election is a case study for Bharatiya Janata Party's collusion politics," said Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during a committee meeting held with the party leaders here on.

Karnataka Polls, a Case Study for BJP’s Collusion Politics, Says Andhra CM

"Karnataka election is a case study for Bharatiya Janata Party's collusion politics," said Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during a committee meeting held with the party leaders here on.

Khalistani Sikh Body Threatens Punjab's Jail Minister

The U.S. based pro-Khalistan Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) has threatened an elected representative in Punjab state over his disagreement on a demand for a separate homeland for Sikhs.

Khalistani Sikh Body Threatens Punjab’s Jail Minister

The U.S. based pro-Khalistan Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) has threatened an elected representative in Punjab state over his disagreement on a demand for a separate homeland for Sikhs.

Pandya, Karthik Confirm Participation for ICC World XI Against Windies

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik have confirmed their participation for the ICC World XI, which will play lone T20I match against the West Indies at Lord's on May 31.

National Film Awardees Likely to Miss the Ceremony

Recipients of the 65th National Film Awards expressed disappointment and threatened to boycott the award ceremony after a report emerged that President Ram Nath Kovind will be presenting only 11 of the 137 prizes to the winners at a ceremony scheduled to be held here on Thursday.

Injured Dimuth Karunaratne Doubtful for Windies Tour

Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne is doubtful for the upcoming Test series against West Indies after fracturing a finger during a practice session recently.

Mobile Industry Veteran Pankaj Chopra Joins Detel as CSO

Economical feature phone brand, Detel, on Thursday announced the appointment of Pankaj Chopra as its chief sales officer.

RSS Goons Attack Malappuram Press Club

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) goons forcibly entered Malappuram Press club and attacked news photographer of Chandrika daily Fuad Saneen Morayur. They also snatched his phone away from him.

Skill Training in Rubber for Marginalised Sections Gets a Boost

A large number of skill trainings in rubber have been organised in different parts of the country under an arrangement between Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) and National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC).

Hockey India Recommends Manpreet Singh, Savita Punia for Arjuna Award

Hockey India on Thursday announced the recommended players for the esteemed Arjuna Award, Dronacharya Award and Major Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement 2018.

SC Asks Karnataka to Release 4 TMC of Water to Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Karnataka Government to give four tmc of water to Tamil Nadu and has asked the Centre to file an affidavit on the same.

Sea Slugs can Shed Light for Perpetual Green Energy

Sea slugs, majorly known as the leaves that crawl, can create perpetual green energy.

IT Department Detects Rs 1 Lakh Crore Unreported High Value Transactions

The Income Tax (IT) department has detected three lakh unreported transactions in the financial year 2017-18, sources revealed on Thursday. The value of these transactions detected is more than Rs. one lakh crore.

Paytm Mall Launches PoS Solutions for Retail Stores, Announces Partnership With Asus

Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd recently announced the launch of its connected Point of Sale (PoS) solution for retail stores, empowering shopkeepers to manage their offline and online customers. The company has forayed into a strategic partnership with Asus India to implement this connected PoS solution at ASUS retail stores.

Vanu and HFCL win Major BSNL Tender

Vanu India Private Limited (Vanu) is pleased to announce that it has teamed with Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (HFCL) to win a contract awarded by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) under BSNL's tender for the provision of rural telecommunications services in the northeast area of India.

Unique Identification Authority of India Dismiss Reports on Underground Market Sale of Aadhaar Software

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday brushed aside reports surfaced on social media and online news channels about the Aadhaar Enrolment Software being allegedly tampered and sold for some money in the underground market.

Fear of Guilt Associated With Persistence of OCD

There should be a better understanding of the fear of guilt when treating people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), suggests a research.

This Dalit Doctor got his Hall Ticket two Hours Before the Exam Through a...

In a fight against gruesome caste based discrimination in educational institutes, Dr. Mariraj, a Dalit student, procured a court order to get his hall ticket two hours before his University examination. Dr. Mariraj was denied hall ticket to appear for his final year university exam scheduled for May 2, 2018 at 3 p.m. by his professors and other authorities. For Mariraj, this is but just one among the many forms of caste discrimination and harassment that he has been facing in BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Striving for Work-health Balance?

Achieving a sense of balance between work life and personal life has now become a challenge in our day-to-day life.

Radio Mirchi Expresses Grief Over Demise of Their Employee

Radio Mirchi has expressed grief over the sudden demise of one of their employee Tania Khanna, who died in a car accident here on Wednesday.

Renaming Dyal Singh College Will Hurt Sikh's Sentiments, Says Harsimrat Badal

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday downplayed the decision of the management of Dyal Singh College to rename the college as "Vande Mataram College", adding that it would hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community.

Renaming Dyal Singh College Will Hurt Sikh’s Sentiments, Says Harsimrat Badal

Union Minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday downplayed the decision of the management of Dyal Singh College to rename the college as "Vande Mataram College", adding that it would hurt the sentiments of the Sikh community.

Teen Raped by Multiple People in Gurugram

In yet another horrific incident of crime against women, a 19-year- old girl filed a complaint on Tuesday night, stating she was allegedly gang-raped by an auto rickshaw driver and four other men near Gurugram's Sohna road.

Maoist With Rs 5 Lakh Bounty Gunned Down in Sukma

A Maoist, carrying a Rs 5 lakh bounty on his head, was killed in an encounter with the security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

At Least 45 Dead in UP Storms

At least 45 persons have died following heavy rainfall and storms across Uttar Pradesh.

Why Whooping Cough Needs Urgent Attention?

Turns out, whooping cough more widespread than previously known.

Madrasa Teacher Held for Sexually Abusing six Minors

Hyderabad Police on Thursday arrested a Madrasa teacher for sexually abusing six minor children.

Indian Race-walkers Depart for World Team Championship

The Indian Race Walking team departed on Wednesday to participate in the IAAF World Race Walk Team Championship to be held at Taicang, China on May 5-6.

Denmark Hammer Malaysia in Top-of-the-table ICC Qualifier

Denmark defeated hosts Malaysia by 33 runs in the top of the table clash at the ICC World Cricket League Division 4 at the UKM Cricket Oval in Kuala Lumpar last evening.

A Healthy Digestive System Could do Wonders!

Microbes in the digestive system have a big influence on human health and may play a role in the onset of disease throughout the body, claims a research.

Cricket Australia Appoints Justin Langer as new Head Coach

Cricket Australia on Thursday appointed former Australian cricketer Justin Langer as the new Head Coach of the Australian Men's Cricket Team.

Instagram Introduces new Ways to Share and Connect

Popular image and video-sharing platform, Instagram, on Thursday, announced new ways to share content on 'Stories', connect with friends over videos, and discover new interests on 'Explore'.

China-US Will Always Have a Great Relationship, Says Trump

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Thursday said that their Secretary of the Treasury is trying to negotiate a level playing field on trade in China.

Over 78 Percent South Koreans now View Kim Jong-un as Trustworthy

The historic inter-Korean summit that sparked hopes of denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, has put North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a positive light, as reflected by a recent poll that found over 78 percent South Koreans viewing Kim as trustworthy.

Nawaz Sharif has no Competition With PTI Chief Imran

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said to have no competition with Imran Khan and Asif Ali Zardari.

Jammu and Kashmir, a Victim of Terror-supporting Pakistan's Proxy War, Says Expert

The state of Jammu and Kashmir is clearly a victim of a deliberate proxy war engineered and promoted by a terrorist-supporting Pakistan, a well known writer on Kashmiri affairs has claimed

Jammu and Kashmir, a Victim of Terror-supporting Pakistan’s Proxy War, Says Expert

The state of Jammu and Kashmir is clearly a victim of a deliberate proxy war engineered and promoted by a terrorist-supporting Pakistan, a well known writer on Kashmiri affairs has claimed

UNSC Seeks Investigation Into Human Rights Abuses in Northern Rakhine State

The United Nation Security Council (UNSC) team has asked the Myanmar government to conduct a proper investigation into alleged human rights abuses in northern Rakhine State.

Trump's Lawyer in Russia Probe Replaced

White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who had been the United States administration's point person dealing with the Russian meddling investigation, has been replaced with Emmet Flood, The New York Times reported.

Trump’s Lawyer in Russia Probe Replaced

White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who had been the United States administration's point person dealing with the Russian meddling investigation, has been replaced with Emmet Flood, The New York Times reported.

US Military Plane Crash Carried Nine Personnel

The United States military officials on Wednesday confirmed that nine personnel were aboard the military plane that crashed near Savannah in Georgia state.

Pakistan to Release Ailing Indian Prisoner

The Pakistan Foreign Office announced on Wednesday that it will release an Indian prisoner, owing to his deteriorating health.

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down

The London-based analytics company Cambridge Analytica is shutting down operations effective Wednesday, following the massive Facebook data breach scandal.

CBI Arrests Journalist for Fraudulently Accessing Sensitive Areas

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested senior journalist Upendra Rai for using false information to get access to sensitive areas.

China, North Korea Reaffirm Friendly, Cooperative Ties

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho held delegation-level talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi and touted "friendly and cooperative" relations between Beijing and Pyongyang, the North Korean state media said on Thursday.

Cash Crunch in Rudraprayag Leaves Tourists Stranded

A dire cash crunch situation in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag has made life difficult for pilgrims who travel there to visit Kedarnath and Badrinath.

China Hopes US Improves Ties at Trade Talks

The delegation-level trade talks to be held between United States and China on Thursday will only be fruitful if the former is sincere in its determination to preserve the stability of economic ties, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Wednesday

Azad Denies Asking Votes in Name of Islam

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday quashed the allegations made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that he was seeking consolidation of Muslim votes in favour of his party in poll-bound Karnataka.

5 Sandalwood Trees Stolen From Pune Raj Bhawan

In a major security lapse at the Raj Bhavan, the residence of Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao in Pune, five sandalwood trees were chopped and stolen by unidentified thieves.

Tried my Best to Save Students, Says Driver

Driver of the school bus which was attacked in Jammu and Kashmir's Kanipora said that he tried his best to save the students but unfortunately one got injured.

Government Invites Nominations, Recommendations for Padma Awards 2019

Online filings of nominations and recommendations for the Padma Awards have begun.

Vendors Fill tea Cans From Train Toilet, Fine on Contractor

A fine of Rs. 1 lakh has been imposed on a vending contractor by the Indian Railways after a video showing some vendors purportedly filling tea and coffee cans from inside a train toilet surfaced.

UP Minister Refutes Claims his Dalit Outreach Backfired

After his outreach, featuring a meal with a Dalit family as part of a larger Bharatiya Janata Party campaign, sparked a controversy, Uttar Pradesh minister Suresh Rana has denied the claims that the dinner was an impromptu photo-op and the host was not informed until the very last minute.

Music Band Womaniya Vows to Root out Violence Against Women

At a time when the nation is on boil in wake of rising crime against women, in Uttarakhand's Dehradun, an all women music group has vowed to spread awareness in the connection.

No Complaint Lodged, Kolkata Metro Authorities Cite Lack of Evidence

Kolkata Metro Railway General Manager (GM) Ajay Vijayvargiya on Wednesday condemned an alleged attack on a couple at Dum Dum metro station on April 30.

Uttarakhand Fruit Vendor set to Become Lawyer

A fruit vendor by profession, resident of Uttarakhand's Haldwani, Dharmedra Kumar is a soon-to-be lawyer, who splits his time between his job and studying for the final semester at the law college.

Indigo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

A Dubai bound IndiGo aircraft from Mumbai on Wednesday made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapai Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) following a smoke alarm from its cargo hold.

India Among top 5 Military Spenders

India has emerged as one of the five biggest military spenders in 2017, a report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) found.

Government Should Promote Research, Innovation in Education, Says President Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that the government has a responsibility to promote and support research and innovation in centres of education.

Go to Village Mission Launched in Manipur

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched 'Go to Village' mission throughout the state from Konuma ground here.

41 Injured in Clash Between AMU Students, Cops

28 students and 13 cops got injured in a clash which broke out between students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and police on Wednesday.

18 Students of Naxal- Affected Dantewada Clear JEE Main

18 students hailing from the Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh cleared Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018.