Daily Archives: 4th June 2018
Himatsinh Chauhan who belongs to Koli Thakor, an OBC community, was beaten up by members of the upper-caste Darbar community on Sunday for using 'Sinh' (also 'Singh') in his name on Facebook.
While the world mourns and condemns one of the biggest violations of democracy, the Chinese government still hangs on to their version that no one was ever murdered in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. State censorship and suppression ensure that the massacre is wiped clean from textbooks to history itself.
Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist Sanjita Chanu said Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has assured her quick action in the doping matter.
United States President Donald Trump's lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Sunday said that the US President could have the power to pardon himself, but does not have any intentions to do so.
After a gap of over two decades, a group of people in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district have revived the practice of sehar khawani- a ritual to help Muslims wake up for preparing sehri (pre-dawn meal) in the holy month of Ramzan.
The death toll in Guatemala's Fuego volcanic eruption rose to 25 people on Monday.
Anupam Kher, who is also known for his association with several noble causes, was recently approached by the Indian Railways to create awareness among the people about railway safety measures.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and discussed ways of strengthening bilateral ties between India and South Africa here on Sunday.
As many as 48 migrants drowned after their ship sank off at the southern coast of Tunisia, officials said on Sunday.
The Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane police on Monday issued summons to more people including film producer Parag Sanghvi and another person Sameer Buddha in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting racket.
At least three children were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghan's eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday.
Global Compact Network India (GCNI), a local network of the United Nations Global Compact in New York, is holding its 13th National Convention on the theme of 'Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): A Blueprint for Action' here on June 8 at Hotel Shangri-La.
A Mumbai special TADA court on Monday sent Ahmed Shaikh alias Ahmed Lambu, a key conspirator in 1993 Mumbai bomb blast case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till June 14.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday announced that the state government will reimburse the medical expense of Nipah virus affected people.
Two Mumbai-based activists have sought cancellation of an Iftar party to be hosted by the Rashtriya Muslim Manch (RMM), the Muslim wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at the Sahyadri guest house on Monday.
President Ram Nath Kovind will preside over a two-day Conference of Governors and Lt. Governors today and tomorrow, at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
In order to improve the liquidity of sugar industry and support the cane farmers, the government will be coming up with a comprehensive package of more than Rs.8000 crore, as per government sources.
A woman was arrested by the San Diego police who held a gun to her head and fired multiple gunshots in a downtown parking garage near which a marathon was underway, authorities said on Sunday.
The economic growth in China improved in 2017 on the back of improved external as well as domestic sector dynamics.
An Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MLA from Kuttiady town, Parakkal Abdulla, was seen attending Kerala Assembly wearing a mask and gloves to highlight the impact of Nipah virus in state's Kozhikode district.
The Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta of the Eastern Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, NM, Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Fleet, would be participating in the 22nd edition of Malabar Exercise, off Guam, US from June 7 to 16, 2018.
The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has decided to reduce the NCERT syllabus by half as it is 'cramped', said HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday.
Owing to an injury, American tennis ace Serena Williams was forced to withdraw ahead of a fourth-round French Open match against Maria Sharapova.
Australia's Commonwealth Bank on Monday agreed to pay 700 million Australian dollars (USD 530 million) after admitting to breaches in anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism laws.
Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood attended Iftar at the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia in New Delhi.
A 58-year-old woman allegedly died of starvation in Dumri area of Giridih district on Sunday.
External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj on Monday highlighted the importance of BRICS association in shaping the global political, economic, and security spheres, as she welcomed her South African counterpart Lindiwe Sisulu.
United States President Donald Trump is set to host an iftar dinner at the White House next week to celebrate the holy month of Ramzan.
A distinguished voice in IndianÂ journalism, LeelaÂ MenonÂ died on Sunday. She was 86. She has been suffering from various ailments for a long time and breathedÂ her last in signature old age home, Kochi.
Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government over the rise in fuel prices and other economic issues, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said that Indian economy has become like a car whose three tyres are punctured.
MP Tabassum Hasan has written to SP, Shamli, to investigate Whatsapp posts attributing a communal post to her, after she won the Kairana Lok Sabha by-poll. According to the complaint, the post that is being falsely attributed to Hassan says, 'Yeh Allah ki jeet hai aur Ram ki haar' (This is Allah's victory and Ram's defeat.)
As per the order issued by Registrar, Central University, Kerala the students are dismissed on the grounds that theyÂ routinely create problems in the hostel and break hostel rules. The order state, students have allegedly worked against the university system.
The Bhartiya Kisan Union on Monday decided to end the farmers protest in Punjab on June 6.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief and fodder scam convict Lalu Prasad, who was out on provisional bail, returned to Patna from Mumbai, where he had gone for treatment for his heart-related problems.
Retired High Court Judge Aruna Jagadeesan, who has been appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to probe the violence and consequent police firing during the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, said that she will meet the injured in the hospital.
India Post is now providing an option for its bank account holders to de-link their accounts from their Aadhaar number. It has also made clear that new accounts can be opened without an Aadhaar card. The move comes after the Supreme Court of India made it clear to the Centre that Aadhaar linking could not be made mandatory for public services.
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday refused to take the blame for the power crisis in the country.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely returned home on Monday after a successful kidney transplant, the senior BJP leader tweeted the news a while ago.
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A day after demanding cancellation of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS)-organised Iftar party, Mumbai-based activist and advocate Adil Khatri on Monday said the party should be boycotted as the organisation has "anti-Muslim" policy.
Spurred by the success of Green Kanha, a successful initiative for shaping the micro climate of hundreds of acres of Kanha Shantivanam in Hyderabad, the Heartfulness Institute has started three major initiatives linked to preservation, enrichment and sustenance of ecosystems.
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said the Cauvery water issue needs to be resolved after setting aside all differences with Tamil Nadu, as it is important for the welfare of farmers from both the states.
Bombay Caterers Association (BCA) opened the Institute of Catering Technology and Event Management (ICTEM) at Angels Education Trust, Sion (W), Mumbai. This is the first ever vegetarian catering institute offering various courses. This is also the first institute for outdoor catering industry in India.