Monthly Archives: July 2018
The drugs believed to be local cannabis as well as Epitril with the composition of 0.5mg were given to the victim. Besides that, she was forcefully given five tablets of Clonazepam of 0.5 mg each which is higher than the safe dosage.
The break-up of PDP-BJP government has brought the focus back on the legal battle for the protection of Article 35-A.
Earlier, in February, the students of TISS, Mumbai began striking, protesting against the administrationâ€™s decision to withdraw a fee waiver offered to SC, ST and OBC students who are eligible for the Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship (GoI-PMS). The election held on Friday saw many leaders of this strike win and take positions in the Students' Union.
Former world number one Saina Nehwal edged past her Turkish opponent Aliye Demirbag in straight games to enter the second round of the ongoing Badminton World Championship here at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre on Tuesday.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that security forces were deployed to stop further infiltration of Rohingyas.
The stage is being laid out in Mauritius for the 11th World Hindi Conference, an event aimed at expanding the reach of the Hindi language at a global level.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday awarded four years' imprisonment to each to the four accused in the Vyapam scam.
Liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday denied money laundering allegations against him on arrival at London's Westminster court for the final hearing in his extradition case.
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday warned that media would be held responsible if anything went wrong in the north Karnataka statehood protests in future.
Medical practitioners at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences on Tuesday said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's health is improving.
Nirav Modi's Firestar Diamonds International and Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Gems withdrew their pleas from Delhi High Court on Tuesday.
Few days after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a case against the Muzaffarpur shelter officers and employees, another case on Tuesday registered against Brijesh Thakur after 11 women went missing from another shelter home owned by him in the city.
According to United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO), around 78 million babies or three in every five are not breastfed within the first hour of the birth, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding.
Vietnamese Envoy to India Ton Sinh Thanh pitched for strengthening trade and economic ties between New Delhi and Hanoi in the coming years in a bid to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Chennai on Tuesday convicted Mohamed Saleem in an espionage case, awarding him five years of imprisonment.
The All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Congress on Tuesday gave adjournment motion notices in the Lok Sabha over Assam's controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue.
The Islamabad High Court's (IHC) constitutional bench on Tuesday will hear petitions filed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar against their convictions in the Avenfield reference case.
WhatsApp group video calling feature is beginning to roll out starting this week for both iOS and Android.
Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States (US), Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, met US Defense Secretary James N. Mattis here at the headquarters of the US Department of Defense in Pentagon on Monday.
Google Calendar has been added with a new feature that will make it more convenient to suggest a new time for a meeting invite.
Maratha outfit Maratha Kranti Morcha, who have been demanding reservations in government jobs and education for the community, has announced another phase of their agitation on August 1.
Delhi's Patiala House Court has adjourned the hearing in the Aircel-Maxis case until October 1 and will take cognizance of the chargesheets filed by the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation on the same day.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh later today.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday filed a corruption reference against former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz in the accountability court.
Credit rating agency Moody's has said that the recent cuts in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates will weigh on the government's revenue collections and are credit negative for the country.
Singer Mika Singh, through his manager, on Monday lodged a complaint at the Oshiwara Police Station here reporting a theft of around Rs 3 lakh at his residence here.
A superintending engineer of the Telangana Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TUFIDC) was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a Rs 2 lakh-worth bribe from a complainant.
Rudy Giuliani, the lawyer of United States President Donald Trump on Monday said the former was not sure whether collusion with Russia would be considered a crime.
Uttar Pradesh will soon become country's first state to get Rapid Rail in the first phase of implementation of RRTS. The ambitious rapid rail project will connect Delhi and Meerut in the first corridor.
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Muttahida Majlis Amal (MMA) have agreed to form a 'solid' alliance in the Parliament and the Provincial Assemblies.
Former Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) minister Sucha Singh Langah was acquitted by a local court in a rape case filed against him by a woman constable of the Punjab Police in 2017.
Islamabad's chief commissioner on Monday declared former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's private ward at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences' (PIMS) Cardiac Centre as a 'sub-jail'.
A temple in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur town was purified with 'Gangajal' and statutes of deities were sent to Allahabad for purification after the visit of Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Manisha Anuragi.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Tehreen on Monday led a delegation of his party to the office of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in Karachi's Bahadurabad, seeking the latter's support to form the government in the Centre.
Upset over the state government's stance against them, chemists in Punjab on Monday observed a day's strike over 'unwarranted raids' being conducted at their shops.
As many as 114 people were evacuated from water-logged low-lying areas of Assam's Sivaganga district by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday confirmed that the party had secured the requisite number of seats to form the government both at the Centre and in Punjab.
Wife of Lieutenant Colonel Dharamvir Singh has moved to the Manipur High Court claiming that her husband was wrongly detained by armed jawans on July 1 morning and was kept under house arrest till the court ordered his release.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday inaugurated 12 mobile ATMs of the Andhra Pradesh State Cooperative Bank here.
Malaysian authorities have not arrived at a definitive conclusion to determine the cause behind the disappearance of the Malaysian Airlines' ill-fated MH-370 flight.
The Kerala authorities have issued an orange alert after the water level in the Idukki dam touched 2,395 feet on Monday.
The Supreme Court on Monday said the onus of maintaining and preserving the Taj Mahal was on the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) Chairman and the Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
International Cricket Council (ICC) has sent its wishes to the English cricket team as they are preparing for their 1000th Test match, to be played against India at Edgbaston from August 1.
The Supreme Court on Monday extended the protection granted to Major Aditya Kumar in the Shopian firing case till August 21 while hearing a petition filed by Lieutenant Colonel Karamveer Singh, father of Major Aditya.
A case has been registered against upcoming Bollywood movie 'Satyameva Jayate' by the Shia community in Hyderabad for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.
Reminiscing "golden times" under former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti on Monday asserted that she "suffered" by joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under the current Narendra Modi-led central government.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will investigate the 2015 Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan firing that followed the Bargari Guru Granth Sahib sacrilege, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said on Monday.
Amid the ongoing Maratha reservation agitations, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said that party MLAs would be meeting Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to discuss the reservation issues today.
While the whole world is talking about machines taking over the financial markets, QuantInsti is busy prepping the next generation of algorithmic and quantitative traders to meet the challenges of coming decades.
The Bombay High Court has admitted the discharged application of Sadhvi Pragya Singh and Sameer Kulkarni, two of the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
China's invasion of the "renegade province" of Taiwan has already begun. Of course, not a physical assault by military forces - not yet, at least - but rather a campaign of psychological and diplomatic pressure against Taiwan that has seriously intensified in recent months.
Following the political parties including Congress and Trinamool Congress (TMC) criticised the final draft of Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that such sensitive issues should not be politicised.<
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issued a notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman and Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Monday, asking him for a written explanation over his alleged voting in full public view and in front of a camera in the just ended general elections on July 25.
India has asked the Antigua and Barbuda Government to detain fugitive diamantaire and Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam accused Mehul Choksi and prevent his movement by land, air or sea, sources said on Monday.
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday asked officials to implement agricultural loan waive scheme in a transparent manner.
The export of cut and polished diamond has increased by 8.9 percent in July as compared to the same month a year earlier, as per the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) data.
A Delhi Court on Monday issued summons to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former railway minister Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav and others accused in connection with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotel scam.
Google is rolling out the dark mode on YouTube for its Android users.
Nearly 40 lakh people in Assam are not in the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which has been updated for the first time since 1951, to account for illegal migration from nearby Bangladesh.
The central government has decided to set up a high-level empowered committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary to address the issues of stressed thermal power projects.
United States (US) President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was willing to shut down the government if the promises made by the Congress to fund his border wall was not fulfilled by September.
The owners of pub, bar and clubs and their employees launched a protest on the streets of MG Road here on Sunday after over 10 properties were shut down following the withdrawal of police's No Objection Certificate (NOC).
A healthy diet and physical activities with no alcohol consumption can help in reducing overall cancer risk besides also lowering breast, prostate and colorectal cancer risks.
The Indian Railways on Monday announced that the old Yamuna Bridge 'Loha Pul' has been temporarily closed for rail traffic as the water level reached around 205.53-meter mark.
As the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft is set to be published today in Assam, the security forces across the state are on high alert while Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in an all-party meeting called it a "historic moment" and requested people to not believe in any rumours, which can incite violence.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin on Friday asserted that party president and his father M Karunanidhi's condition is stable and he is responding to treatment.
United States (US) President Donald Trump has launched a scathing attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US Presidential Election.
The Assam government is set to roll out a law from October 2 making it mandatory for state government employees to look after their aged and dependent parents and differently-abled siblings who do not have a source of income.
Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma on Sunday bagged the gold medal in the men's singles event, with the young mixed doubles duo of Rohan Kapoor and Kuhoo Garg bringing home the silver medal in the Russia Open.
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was shot dead by terrorists in South Kashmir's Pulwama on Sunday.
A woman has alleged that she was raped by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker and his driver in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khwaja Saad Rafique said on Sunday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, who is expected to be the Prime Minister of Pakistan, is "a man with no mandate".
Social activist Anna Hazare will launch a protest against the Union Government from October 2 over the delay in the implementation of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act.
After the allegations of rigging marred recently-held general elections in Pakistan, the Voice of Karachi chairman Nadeem Nusrat has urged the international community to exert pressure on Pakistan to hold fresh polls under the United Nations supervision.
The Balochistan Awam Party has emerged as the largest parliamentary party in Balochistan following the general election in the nation.
'Destiny's Child' singer Michelle Williams thanked her supporters for all the love she received over the week after she opened up about her depression.
In memory of his late daughter, Basavaraj, a clerk from MPHS Govt High School in Kalaburagi's Maktampura, has started paying school fees of 45 girl students.
A total of twenty-five bodies have been recovered so far after a bus fell into a 500-feet deep gorge, killing more than 30 people in Ambenali Ghat of Raigad district on Saturday.
The chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawl Bhutto confirmed that his party will form the government in the Sindh province.
A seven-year-old girl was raped and strangled to death in Rajasthan's Jhalawar area, police said.