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Daily Archives: 5th May 2018

Internet Shutdown in Aligarh After Hindu Fundamentalists' Attack on AMU Students

While Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students are still staging protests against the attack on them by Hindu fundamentalists under the banner called Hindu Yuva Vahini, an internet shutdown has been put in effect in Aligarh. Yuva Vahini supporters had entered the campus with guns and other weapons with the support of the police on Tuesday

Internet Shutdown in Aligarh After Hindu Fundamentalists’ Attack on AMU Students

While Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students are still staging protests against the attack on them by Hindu fundamentalists under the banner called Hindu Yuva Vahini, an internet shutdown has been put in effect in Aligarh. Yuva Vahini supporters had entered the campus with guns and other weapons with the support of the police on Tuesday

102 Not Out Bags 3.52 crore on Day 1

Umesh Shukla's '102 Not Out' hit the screen on Friday and started on a slow note.

Punjab, Haryana Reach Finals in Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2018

Punjab booked their place in the finals of the 8th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2018 (A Division) after beating Odisha 3-1 in the penalty shootout in their last-four clash here last evening.

Nutriobox Expands Offerings to Gurgaon

After capturing the Delhi market, NutrioBox is all set to conquer the food lovers of Gurgaon.

Delhi to Host Six-day Festival of Bharat

National capital Delhi will host a six-day-long Festival of Bharat between May 9 and May 14 as a 21st-century tribute to the majesty and depth of India's civilization.

Journalist Kamal Shukla Booked Under Sedition Charges Over Facebook Post

Bastar based journalist- activist Kamal Shukla has been booked under sedition charges for sharing a cartoon on facebook which allegedly ridicules the government and judiciary. The cartoon pertained to the controversy over the death of CBI Judge B H Loya, who was presiding over the Sohrabuddin Sheikh case.Judge Loya had died under allegedly mysterious circumstances at Nagpur in December 2014. The accused in the case included BJP president Amit Shah.

Government Aims at Providing Corporate-level Education to Poor, Says Andhra CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on May 4 met with students of government residential schools for SCs and STs. He appreciated students, who performed well in IIT JEE Mains and Tenth Standard exams.

Minor Raped in Pune, Case Registered Under POCSO Act

A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old man in Bhosari in Pune earlier this week.

Minor Girl Gangraped, Burnt Alive in Chatra

In yet another horrific incident of crime against women, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped and then burnt alive in Jharkhand's Chatra district.

FIR Lodged Against JNU Assistant Professor for Alleged Sexual Harassment

An FIR was lodged against Assistant Professor Rajbeer Singh of the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Vasant Kunj Police Station for allegedly harassing a female student on February 9, 2018.

Prakash Raj Opens up About Bollywood Backlash Following his Criticism of Modi

Actor Prakash Raj recently said that Bollywood hasn't offered him a single role after he started speaking out against Narendra Modi and BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). Following the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, he had criticised the Prime Minister for his 'chilling' silence on it and thereafter Bollywood has completely sidelined him, The Print reported him as saying

US-China Agrees on Setting up Working Mechanism for Bilateral Trade

China and the United States have managed to reach some agreements over their bilateral trade after the culmination of the third California-China Business Summit on Friday.

Marriage Racket run by Uk-based Pakistanis Busted

Scores of young Pakistani girls have revealed their horrific tale as to how they were lured into marrying British-Pakistani nationals, who later blackmailed them by shooting videos of their first wedding night.

Two Group of Ministers Constituted to Consider Incentivizing Digital Payments in GST and Imposition...

Two Group of Ministers (GoMs) have been constituted to consider the issues relating to "Incentivizing digital payments in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime" and "Imposition of Cess on Sugar under GST".

India Clubbed With Uae, Thailand and Bahrain in AFC Asia Cup

India has been clubbed with hosts United Arab Emirates, Thailand, and Bahrain in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, the official draw for which was held at the Armani Hotel Ballroom at the iconic Burj Khalifa in Dubai on Friday.

HRD Ministry Launches Online Training Course for Higher Education Faculty

To better the quality of teaching in the country, Human Resource Development Ministry has launched an initiative to train teachers using the digital platform.

Siddaramaiah Questions PM Over his Leader's Corruption Cases

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday tweeted a tongue-in-cheek reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on the Karnataka government being corrupt.

Siddaramaiah Questions PM Over his Leader’s Corruption Cases

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday tweeted a tongue-in-cheek reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on the Karnataka government being corrupt.

Terrorist Gunned Down in Jammu and Kashmir's Chattabal Encounter

A terrorist was gunned down during an encounter with security forces in Chattabal area of Srinagar on Saturday.

Terrorist Gunned Down in Jammu and Kashmir’s Chattabal Encounter

A terrorist was gunned down during an encounter with security forces in Chattabal area of Srinagar on Saturday.

Zardari may Ally With Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for Pakistan Elections

Ahead of the general elections in Pakistan, former president Asif Ali Zardari said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) may forge an alliance with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

Zardari may Ally With Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for Pakistan Elections

Ahead of the general elections in Pakistan, former president Asif Ali Zardari said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) may forge an alliance with Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

Iowa Enacts Most Restrictive Abortion ban

Governor of United States' Iowa, Kim Reynolds on Friday signed a legislation, called "the heartbeat bill," that forbids doctors from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected, CNN reported.

Turkey Will Remain in Syria's Afrin for Security Purpose

Turkish forces will remain in Syria's Afrin region that was recently liberated from the control of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

Turkey Will Remain in Syria’s Afrin for Security Purpose

Turkish forces will remain in Syria's Afrin region that was recently liberated from the control of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

Trump Vows to Protect gun Ownership Rights

United States President Donald Trump on Friday assured the members of National Rifle Association (NRA), an organisation advocating for gun rights, that he would protect their rights.

Trump Thanks Kanye for Doubling his Support Among African-Americans

United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that his African-American poll numbers bumped up in the last week and thanked rapper Kanye West for it.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Party Will win Next General Elections, Says Pakistan PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi exuded confidence and asserted that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party will emerge victorious in the upcoming general elections.

Over 4000 Terrorists Neutralised in Syria

Turkey has neutralised at least 4,376 terrorists belonging to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PYD/PKK) and Islamic State (IS) group, under the Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region.

Jaish-e-Mohammed Directs its Cadres to Strengthen `jihad' in Kashmir

Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed has directed its cadres to step up and intensify its ' Jihad ' in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jaish-e-Mohammed Directs its Cadres to Strengthen `jihad’ in Kashmir

Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed has directed its cadres to step up and intensify its ' Jihad ' in Jammu and Kashmir.

Hungary Does not Want EU to Spend a Single Cent on Refugees

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said that 'a single cent' should be allocated for refugees in the European Union (EU) budget.

Former US President George HW Bush Discharged From Hospital

Former United States President George H.W. Bush has been discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital, his spokesperson Jim McGrath informed on Friday.

Sudan Nationals Held for Raping Uganda Woman

Two Sudan nationals were arrested on Thursday night by Osmania University police for raping a 21-year-old Uganda woman.

Pakistani Girl Becomes Ambassador for Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui

Triggering a controversy, a Pakistani girl featured as the "brand ambassador" on the cover page of a booklet meant to promote 'Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui' initiative in Bihar's Jamui district.

Muslim Mahasangh Chief Announces Rs 1 Lakh Reward for Destroying Jinnah Posters

Amidst the row over the presence of Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait in the student's union office of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the national head of All-India Muslim Mahasangh on Friday announced a reward of Rs 1 Lakh for destroying Jinnah's posters.

Kerala's Crisis-ridden Cashew Industry Leaves Lakhs of Workers Jobless

The cashew industry in Kerala has lately been facing a crisis, as over 90 percent of the factories have shut down, leaving lakhs of workers unemployed.

Kerala’s Crisis-ridden Cashew Industry Leaves Lakhs of Workers Jobless

The cashew industry in Kerala has lately been facing a crisis, as over 90 percent of the factories have shut down, leaving lakhs of workers unemployed.

After Killing Husband Terrorists Attack Wife in Jammu and Kashmir

The terrorists on Friday in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir attacked the wife of a civilian whom they had killed earlier in the day.

Andhra CM Announces Rs 5 Lakh ex Gratia for Guntur Rape Victim

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met the family and relatives of the nine-year-old girl who was raped by a 60-year-old man in Guntur on May 2 and announced Rs 5 Lakh ex gratia for her.

Cop Killed in Encounter With ULFA-I

Bhaskar Kalita, the Officer in Charge of Bordumsa Police Station in eastern Assam's Tinsukia district, lost his life during an intense gun battle between United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent ULFA-(I) cadres and the security forces on Friday evening.

Bodies to two Abducted men Found in Jammu and Kashmir

Bodies of two men, abducted from their houses, were found in Shahgund village of Jammu and Kashmir's Hajin area on Saturday morning.

Katihar SP's Deputation to CBI Cancelled

Siddharth Mohan Jain's four-year central deputation with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been cancelled after he opened fire during his farewell ceremony as Katihar Superintendent of Police (SP).

Katihar SP’s Deputation to CBI Cancelled

Siddharth Mohan Jain's four-year central deputation with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been cancelled after he opened fire during his farewell ceremony as Katihar Superintendent of Police (SP).

Accused in Guntur Rape Case Found Dead

A 60-year-old man who had allegedly raped a 9-year-old girl in Guntur on May 2 was found hanging from a tree near Amaralingeswara Swamy Temple in Amaravati yesterday.