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Daily Archives: 19th June 2018

Parakala Prabhakar Resigns as Advisor to Andhra Government

Dr. Parakala Prabhakar has stepped down from the post of Advisor (Communications) to the Andhra Pradesh government.

UK’s House of Lords Rejects PM May’s Brexit Bill

Britain's House of Lords on Monday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's version of the BREXIT Bill by a landslide vote.

Mehbooba Mufti Resigns as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister

Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday resigned as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of the alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

American Rapper Xxxtentacion Shot Dead at 20

American rapper Xxxtentacion was shot dead in Florida's Deerfield Beach in the United States (US) on Monday.

Over 42,000 Answer Sheets Disappear Ahead of Bihar Board Results

As many as 42,000 copies of the Class 10 examination have disappeared from one of the evaluation centres in Bihar's Gopalganj a day before the declaration of results by the Bihar School Examination Board.

Rohingya Camp Leader Murdered in Bangladesh

The head majhi of block 11, Balukhali camp (2/2), Arif Ullah (35) was hacked to death by unknown assailants inside the camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh.

Maneka Gandhi Calls for Rape Probe Kits in Police Stations

Amid the increasing number of sexual crimes against minors in the country, Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi called for Rape Investigation Kits to be placed in all police stations for immediate preliminary investigation.

India Repatriates six Pakistani Prisoners

The Indian Government on Tuesday repatriated six Pakistani prisoners, including a woman and a child, back to their country through the Attari-Wagah border.

Will not Allow a Repeat of 2014 in 2019, Says Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on its 52 Anniversary tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. Accusing its alliance partner of doing injustice with the nation at various fronts, the Uddhav Thackrey helmed party, in its mouthpiece Saamna made clear that it would opt out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

BJP Ends Alliance With PDP in Jammu and Kashmir

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday pulled out of alliance with Mehbooba Mufti's People Democratic Party(PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Babas Involved in Illegal Activities Should be Hanged, Says Ramdev

Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev opined that self-styled godmen or 'Babas' involved in illegal activities should be hanged to death for violating the limits of their work.

Gigi Feels Guilty for Having Privileged Upbringing

Supermodel Gigi Hadid said that she feels guilty for having been raised with a silver spoon in her mouth.

Kejriwal Ends Strike at Raj Niwas

After a period of nine days, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ended his sit-in strike at Raj Niwas, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's office-cum-residence.

Helmand Peace Convoy Reaches Kabul

After having walked for 38 days to reach Kabul, the members of the Helmand Peace Convoy finally reached Afghanistan's capital around 8 am on Monday.

Stay Connected With Your Favorite FIFA Teams With These Apps

With the commencement of much awaited FIFA world cup 2018, fans all over the world are excited to stay connected with their favorite sport.

6 Children die After car Falls Into Pond

Six children were killed on Tuesday in Ararriya of Bihar after a car in which they were travelling in fell into a pond.

Pradeep Parameswaran Appointed Uber President- India, South Asia

Ridesharing platform Uber announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as the new President of India and South Asia, effective immediately.

No More Water Crisis, Hoteliers ask Tourist to Visit Shimla

Weeks after the tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh was massively hit due to acute water crisis, the hoteliers have appealed to tourists to visit Shimla without any apprehensions.

Type 2 Diabetes may be an Indication of Pancreatic Cancer

Turns out, a recent-onset type 2 diabetes may be an early expression of pancreatic cancer.

In Chhattisgarh, 1.5 Lakh Teachers to be Brought Under School Educational Department

Chief Minister Raman Singh-led Chhattisgarh government has agreed to bring 1.50 lakh teachers (shikshakarmis or educational workers) who are presently working under panchayats and other local bodies, under the ambit of the state school educational department.

Seoul Confirms Kim’s Trip to China

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled to visit China on Tuesday to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Rahul Turns 48, Congress in Celebration Mood

The atmosphere outside Congress headquarters in Delhi turned into a festive mode, as party workers, in a jubilant mood celebrated the birthday of their party president Rahul Gandhi, who turned 48 on Tuesday.

Objections to Imran’s Candidacy Baseless, Says Lawyer

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan's legal counsel Babar Awan on Monday termed the objections to former's candidacy for NA-53 constituency of Islamabad for the upcoming general elections as baseless.

Summer Vacation Extended in West Bengal due to Heat Wave

The West Bengal government has extended the summer vacation in all government aided and government sponsored schools due to heat wave that has hit Kolkata and southern parts of West Bengal.

PTI to Nominate 240 NA Candidates

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) parliamentary board will nominate 240 candidates for the National Assembly seats in Pakistan.

FIFA fan Carves Miniature World Cup Trophy on Chalk

The whole world is under the grip of the ongoing FIFA fever with fans cheering for their favourite teams as matches are being played in host country Russia.

Two Injured in Stampede at Saharanpur Festival

Two women were injured during a stampede which ensued at the Saharanpur festival and craft fair after a malfunction allegedly took place in the gears of a joy ride.

India, France Reiterate Support in Combating Terrorism

India and France have reiterated their commitment and support to each other in combating terrorism.

Hyderabad Police Apprehends 21 Illegal Financiers

The Hyderabad police on Monday apprehended twenty-one illegal financiers in the old city.

President Kovind Thanks Greece for Backing India’s UNSC Seat Candidature

President Ram Nath Kovind thanked his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos for their consistent support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

European Union Film Festival to Travel to 11 Indian Cities

Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurated the European Union Film Festival at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi on Monday.

Nepal’s National Assembly Members Term Decided Through Lucky-draw

The tenure of the members of Nepal's National Assembly was determined through a "lucky-draw" at the federal parliament in Kathmandu's New Baneshwor area on Monday.

FTII Organises First Photography Workshop in Srinagar

The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune and the Jammu and Kashmir Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), organised a three week long photography workshop to promote digital photography here.

Mutual Trust Between India, France Deepened, Says Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma underscored that the mutual trust between India and France has deepened.

Massive Fire Breaks out in Plastic Godown in Delhi

A massive fire broke out in a plastic godown in Amar Colony located in Nangloi's Kamruddin Nagar on Monday night.

India, Greece to Boost Economic Ties

India and Greece will strengthen the bilateral economic relationship by focusing on sectors like shipping, tourism, and agriculture confirmed an official from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

3rd Tibetan Students Leadership Workshop Begins in Dharamshala

The third Leadership Conference for Tibetan students organised by the Department of Education of Central Tibetan Administration began here on Monday.

Bhima-Koregaon Accused Sent to 6-day Police Custody

Advocate Surendra Gadling, an accused in the Bhima-Koregaon violence, has been sent to police custody till June 25.