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Daily Archives: 12th June 2018

SAI Issues Order to Ensure Food Quality, Hygiene

After Indian men's hockey team coach Harendra Singh complained about the poor quality food and hygiene level at Sports Authority of India center in Bengaluru, SAI Director General Neelam Kapur on Tuesday said that orders have been issued to take corrective actions.

CBFC Receives Complaint Against Sanju

A complaint has been filed with the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) against the much-anticipated film 'Sanju'.

BJP Targets Kejriwal

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues for protesting at the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's office since yesterday.

Bihar Colleges Move SC Against Medical Council of India Order

Three government medical colleges of Bihar, through the state government, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the MCI (Medical Council of India) order of prohibiting this year's admission of students in these colleges.

Steyn to Play Test-series Against Sri Lanka

South Africa's wrist spinner Dale Steyn, is back to the Proteas squad, after recovering from his heel injury that he sustained during a test match against India at Newlands.

Delhi Crime Branch Takes Over Daati Maharaj Rape Case

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police will now investigate the rape case against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj.

Congress, Opposition Parties Will Defeat BJP in 2019, Says Rahul

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that Congress and other opposition parties will defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre in the 2019 general elections.

Meeting With Kim was Very, Very Good, Says Trump

United States President Donald Trump after meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his one-on-one meeting with Kim was 'very, very good' and they have an 'excellent relationship', as per media reports.

EFSAS Organises Seminar on Terrorism and its Challenges

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) organised a seminar, 'Terrorism in South Asia; Challenges for the West', during the world´s largest German Congress conference in the field of Crime Prevention.

Indian Hockey Coach Demands Improvement in Food, Hygiene Conditions at SAI

Harendra Singh, chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team, has written a letter to Hockey India complaining about the poor quality of food and hygiene level at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) center in Bengaluru.

CBI Challenges Discharge of Maran Brothers in BSNL Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday has moved the Madras High Court challenging a trial court order which discharged Kalanithi Maran, Dayanidhi Maran, and seven others in the BSNL illegal telephone exchange case.

Assamese Students Body Holds Prayer Meet for Lynched Youth

Members of the All Assamese Students Association in New Delhi recently held a prayer meet in memory of Abhijeet Nath and Nilutpal Das, who were lynched in Assam's Karbi Anglong District last week.

Andhra CM Reviews Automobile Project in Anantapur

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today met with officials from Kia Motors India, who informed him that by January 2019, the first 'made in India' car will be ready.

Actor Armaan Kohli Arrested for Assaulting Girlfriend

Bollywood actor Armaan Kohli, who is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, was arrested by Mumbai police on Tuesday.

Ace Turtle Launches AI Platform for Omni-channel Retail

Ace Turtle, an Omni-channel platform company, announced the launch of Albus, a first-of-its-kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform for enterprise retailers.

Andhra CM Discuses Early Elections, Electronic Voting Machines at TDP Meet

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday held a party committee meeting, wherein various topics including the prospect of an early election and functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were discussed.

Zomato Gold now Available in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh

Restaurant discovery and online food ordering platform, Zomato, announced the rollout of its premium subscription program 'Zomato Gold' in Ahmedabad and Chandigarh.

A Non-drug Therapy to cut Stroke Risk in Half

Turns out, adapting lifestyle habits can quickly lower blood pressure.

Contempt of Court Petition Filed Against Uttarakhand HC Justice

A case of criminal contempt was filed in Uttarakhand High Court in Tuesday against Justice Lokpal Singh for allegedly using inappropriate language against other lawyers including a former judge and a woman lawyer.

Urging Collegium to Reconsider not a Cardinal Sin, Says RS Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the government should not be attacked for seeking reconsideration of the recommendations made by the Supreme Court Collegium as it didn't commit a "cardinal sin."

Trump’s Economic Advisor Kudlow Suffers Heart Attack

United States President Donald Trump's top economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who was involved in the recently-culminated G7 summit, suffered a heart attack on Monday.

No Evidence Found Against Raj Kundra in Bitcoin Scam

No concrete evidence has been found against Businessman and actor Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra in Crypto Currency fraud case.

Sermons by Saints to be Part of Schools’ Co-curricular Activities

School students across Rajasthan will now have to listen to sermons of saints every month.

Kim, Trump Hold Historic Meeting

The much-awaited summit between the United States and North Korea is finally taking place on Tuesday at Changi in Singapore.

Trying to Identify Terrorists Indulge in Pulwama Attack, Says Chowdhary

Pulwama Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Muhammad Aslam Chowdhary on Tuesday said they are trying to identify the terrorists indulged the Pulwama attack, which took place earlier in the day and assured to nab the perpetrators as earliest as possible.

A Successful Summit Will be Great Gift for Trump’s Birthday, Says Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Monday expressed hope regarding the summit between the United States and North Korea, saying a successful summit would be a birthday gift for US President Donald Trump.

Pray, Love but no eat

Prahlad Jani, a yogi from Gujarat, popularly known as 'Mataji,' who says he has spent more than seven decades without food or water, has become an international sensation.

Safer Train Rides for Women With Subhadra Vahini

In a unique initiative to give a boost to women security, the Visakhapatnam railway station of Waltair Division, East Coast Railway, has launched an all-female group of railway personnel, named Subhadra Vahini, who will assist lady passengers subjected to inconveniences.

Spiritual Leader Bhayyuji Maharaj Commits Suicide

Spiritual leader Bhayyuji Maharaj allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at his residence here on Tuesday.

Prime Accused in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case Arrested

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Tuesday arrested a person, who is suspected to have shot dead journalist-cum-activist Gauri Lankesh from Karnataka's Sindhagi city on Tuesday.

Kafeel Khan’s Brother Shifted to Lucknow Hospital

Dr. Kafeel Khan's brother, Kashif Jameel who was shot at on Sunday night has been shifted to Lucknow's King George Medical University after his medical condition deteriorated.

Army Inaugurates Medical Educational Center in Srinagar

Indian Army's Chinar Corps on Tuesday inaugurated a Super 30 (Medical) educational center to help students from economically weaker sections crack the medical entrance examinations.

245 Couples tie Knot in Mass Wedding in Chhattisgarh

As many as 245 couples from the Hindu and Christian community tied the knot at a mass marriage ceremony organised by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur.

Chidambaram Expected to Appear Before ED in Aircel-Maxis Case

Former finance minister P Chidambaram is expected to appear before the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday in connection with the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.

Will Continue to Fight for my Ideology, Says Rahul on RSS Defamation Case

After a court in Bhiwandi framed charges against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a criminal defamation case filed by the RSS, the latter asserted that he will continue to fight for his ideology.

US Guarantees Unique Security to North Korea for Denuclearization

The United States is willing to provide security to North Korea in exchange for denuclearisation, as announced a day before the Singaporean summit.

Naqvi to Host Iftar Party for Divorced Women, Their Families Tomorrow

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi will host an iftar party for divorced women and their families on Wednesday.

20 US Scientists Join Indian Ocean Study in Goa

A team of 20 scientists, along with a key vessel - Ronald H. Brown - of the US-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have arrived in Goa to study the Indian Ocean.

Pakistan COAS Leaves for Kabul to Meet Ghani

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa left for Kabul to meet President Ashraf Ghani, on Tuesday.

Bangladesh to Issue Special Visa for Relief Workers in Rohingya Camps

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, met with Canada's Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae and assured him of addressing the visa issue pertaining to foreign relief workers working in Rohingya shelter camps in Bangladesh.

SC Reserves Verdict on UPPSC Exam for June 14

The Supreme Court today reserved the judgement for June 14 on the petitions seeking a stay on Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Mains examination, 2018.

10 CRPF Jawans Injured in Grenade Attack in Anantnag

A total of 10 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans sustained minor injuries in a grenade attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Sadar area on Tuesday morning.

Centre Moots Linking Driving License With Aadhaar

Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that he is in talks with Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari to link driving license with Aadhaar card.

Bhiwandi Court Frames Charges Against Rahul Gandhi

Even as a court in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra framed charges against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his derogatory remarks against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday, the latter pleaded "not guilty."

India Protests Azad Kashmir Constitution Amendment

Days after Pakistan passed the Azad Kashmir Constitution amendment, India has sent a strong-worded statement protesting the same.

Case Against Hyderabad BJP MLA for Hurting Religious Sentiments

A case has been registered against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Hyderabad for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through a video posted on social media.

Kim Takes Late-night Stroll in Singapore Ahead of Summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un learned about 'social and economic development' of Singapore during his surprise night visit here on Tuesday.

Maternal Mortality Rate Down by 37 Points in 3 Years

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Monday highlighted the achievements.

Now, a Single tab for all Facebook Memories

Social media giant Facebook announced the launch of a new 'Memories' section, allowing users to view all their memories shared with family and friends, including posts and photos, in a single window.

Nisar to Fight Pakistan General Polls as Independent Candidate

Former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar on Monday filed his nomination papers as an independent candidate from Taxila and Rawalpindi to contest upcoming elections on July 25.

Rahul Gandhi Likely to Appear in Court in RSS Defamation Case

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is likely to appear in a court in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra on Tuesday in connection with a defamation case filed by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Non-bailable Warrant Issued Against Nirav Modi

A Special PMLA court here on Tuesday issued a non-bailable warrant against billionaire businessman Nirav Modi in connection with multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.

Dennis Rodman Reaches Singapore for Trump-Kim Summit

Former United States basketball player Dennis Rodman on Tuesday reached Singapore for the summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

ED Seizes Lalu’s Under-construction Mall

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday seized the under-constructed mall in Patna, which was being built by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and his family.

Case Registered Against TRS Party MLA in Land Dispute

A case has been registered on Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Party MLA Prakash Goud and his associates in connection with a land dispute in Mailardevpally in Hyderabad.

Fresh Pressure on Myanmar Over Rohingyas

As Myanmar remains 'very slow' in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh, international pressure are mounting afresh on the country.

You can now Unsend Snapchat Messages

Ever felt embarrassed of Snapchat messages you did not intend to send? Well, you will soon be able to unsend it.

2 Policemen Killed in Terror Attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Two police personnel were killed and three others were injured in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.