Monthly Archives: July 2018
Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel along with Gujarat MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani were booked by the police for allegedly raiding a house containing illegal liquor.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences is now refusing to sign Junior Research Scholarship forms of those students who protested against the institute's move to cut scholarships to underprivileged students.
In an attempt to promote sports culture in Assam, the state government on Saturday hosted 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship. The event witnessed a huge participation from athletes from across India.
We eat them when we are sad. We eat them when we are happy. We eat them to celebrate or when we just need a break.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday left for Singapore on a three-day visit to participate in the World Cities Summit (WCS).
In a major setback to India, Pakistan and the Maldives have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the island nation's infrastructure development in power sector.
Five Chinar trees were uprooted during a strong windstorm a few days ago at the famous Shalimar Bagh in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city.
Since upping its efforts against fake accounts in the last few months, Twitter has suspended a whopping number of accounts between May and June this year.
Heart melting notes scribbled by some of the stranded boys and their football coach from inside a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand were posted on the Thai Navy SEAL Facebook page on Saturday morning.
The Udaipur Police has arrested two people for allegedly assaulting a couple and parading them naked in a village near Rajasthan, as the locals were against their relationship.
An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale jolted eastern Japan on Saturday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday filed a chargesheet against five accused in the death case of the father of a minor girl who was allegedly raped last year in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh.
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam, may be lodged either in Central Jail Kot Lakhpat in Lahore or in Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday announced that the national level engineering and medical entrance examinations - Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) - will be held twice a year from next year onwards.
The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) (PML-N) Party named two candidates on Saturday to replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam, who has been barred from contesting the general elections on July 25 due to the Avenfield reference verdict.
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is schedule to hold its first convocation in 46 years next month.
As many as 59 political parties in Pakistan have not issued general seat tickets to any women for contesting the upcoming general elections slated to take place on July 25.
Security personnel rescued 25 minor girls from the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express after a passenger tweeted to the Railways as he sensed the girls were in trouble.
New details regarding the state assembly elections of 2014 show that the BJP 'bought' MLAs of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik by paying them crores.
Ultra-Marathon runner Sameer Singh, who completed marathon run of 13,750 Km in a span of seven months and six days, was felicitated at Attari-Wagah border on Friday.
Seems like the decision of ban on the usage of plastic in Uttar Pradesh did not go well with the shopkeepers in Kanpur.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker Brijesh Sharma was shot and looted by miscreants in Firozabad's Kaneta village in Uttar Pradesh.
China has alleged the United States (US) of commencing "the biggest trade war in economic history" as both the countries slapped tariffs worth billions of dollars on each other's exports.
Telegu Desam Party has said that information provided by the Central government in an affidavit filed by the Finance Ministry is flawed.
The woman, who had accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of groping her at the start of the millennium, on Friday issued a statement revealing herself to be former journalist Rose Knight.
Seven naxals, including four with rewards on their heads, surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday.
Every house will get tap water under Nal Jal Scheme, stated Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested two senior retired officers of Bank of India in an alleged loan fraud of approximately Rs. 2,654 crore by a Vadodara-based firm.
All attempts to rescue the 12 members of a youth football team and their coach from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system have been put on hold for the moment due to a rain forecast.
Congress leader Sashi Tharoor is likely to appear before Delhi's Patiala House Court on Saturday, as the latter issued summon against him after taking cognizance on the charge-sheet filed by Special Investigation Team (SIT).
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao announced that the government is ready to go ahead with the report on the implementation of self-employment schemes for backward and most backward classes.
Five-time World Cup winners Brazil were on Friday knocked out of the FIFA World Cup 2018 after an own goal from Fernandinho and a stunning Kevin de Bruyne strike handed Belgium a two-goal lead, from which the Selecao couldn't recover.
Father Solomon George on Friday advised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP, Gopal Shetty, to refer to history to know about the role of Christians in India's freedom struggle.
Once known to be the 'world's heaviest teen', Mihir Jain, a resident of Uttam Nagar in West Delhi, successfully underwent a gastric bypass surgery.
The protests against these conditions started even before 2010. In Kozhikode, a small movement started when women employees working at Kozhikode's famous S. M. Street got together under the name 'Penkoottu' under the leadership of Viji, who worked at a tailor shop in S. M. Street. The women who got together included cleaners, sweepers and saleswomen who demanded toilets in S. M. Street, one of the busiest centres of business in Kozhikode.
Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi and two others were sent to 10-day National Investigative Agency (NIA) custody by a Delhi court on Friday in connection with two separate cases registered against them.
The Assam Rifles personnel rescued three men - dressed like saints - at Mahur railway station in Assam's Dima Hasao district after a mob of nearly 500 people attacked them on the suspicion of being child lifters.
Hours after the accountability court pronounced the Avenfield reference case verdict, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif opined that the ruling would be "written in black" in history.
Post his meeting with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal here on Friday; Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the former refused to abide by the Supreme Court's order regarding the control of Services.
The Accountability Court sentenced former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years of imprisonment on Friday in one of the three corruption cases.
After the Malaysian Government refused to deport Zakir Naik to India; Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said the controversial Islamic preacher will not be spared.
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday refuted the reports of joining the Rashtriya Janata Dal-led grand alliance.
The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the city police and questioned as to why self-styled godman Daati Maharaj has not been arrested yet in connection with a rape case.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said that controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will not be deported to India.
The Pathankot district and sessions court declared Parvesh Kumar, one of the rape accused in the rape and murder case of Aasifa, who claimed to be a juvenile, an adult.
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Mumbai North, Gopal Shetty has stoked a controversy recently stating Christians did not contribute to the freedom struggle.
One more body of the five people, who were feared drowned off Mumbai's Juhu beach, was recovered on Friday, taking the death toll to two.
The state government on Wednesday decided to invoke Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) to deal with the striking resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar associated hospitals.
Delhi Crime Branch to conduct a psychological autopsy of 11 members of a family who were found dead at a house in Burari, a police source said.
A Delhi Court on Friday fixed July 31 to decide whether to take cognizance of the charge-sheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case.
The accountability court on Friday dismissed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's plea for delay in announcement of the verdict in the Avenfield corruption case against his family.
Governor Narinder Nath Vohra on Wednesday said that if the issues of the Stateâ€™s youth were not addressed, then Jammu and Kashmir would encounter more problems. Delivering the presidential address at the first convocation ceremony of the Central University of Kashmir, Vohra said that the youth of Jammu Kashmir would face relatively more problems compared to other states.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh suspects the role of four top leaders, including a retired Indian Army Colonel, of a right-wing organisation in the murder. SIT probe suggest the involvement of these men in conceivingÂ the plot to kill Gauri and other rationalists. The outfit is asserted to be the extremist cult known as the Sannatan Sanstha.
In order to capitalise on the growing language users online and expand its reach, BharatMatrimony on Friday announced the launch of a vernacular version of the mobile app in eight languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarati.
A group of terrorists fired upon at an imam of Hanfia Mosque in Pulwama's Parigam village in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Friday morning.
Tinder has officially rolled out Loops for profiles worldwide.
United States' trade war with China officially began on Friday as the Trump administration slapped tariffs of USD 34 billion on Chinese imports, escalating a fight that could hurt companies and consumers in both the countries.
A Thai diver died while taking part in operation to save 12 boys and their football coach, who are trapped inside a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand.
In a shocking incident, a man working in a petrol pump in Madhya Pradesh's Hoshangabad was thrashed with a whip for skipping work.
WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook are having a tough time battling fake news on the platform and now the messaging platform is taking some outside help.
At least one man was dead and scores of Chinese tourists went missing after a boat capsized off the popular southern island resort of Phuket in Thailand.
Skype has finally added the read receipts feature to make your chats feel acknowledged.
Defying all odds and poverty, son of a college peon at Mangal Bahadur Janata Inter College in Muzaffarnagar's Bhopa area has made it to the Indian national football team.
An earthquake, measuring 6.0 magnitude on the Richter Scale, struck off the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East on Friday.
Speaking about the formation of an Internal Complaints Committee for cinema, actor Padmapriya said, â€˜the power of an ICC is equal to the power of a lower court, so the point is, whom do we entrust this responsibility?â€™ One thing is certain, a group of women are trying to make members of the film community understand that it is not a private land owned by a few males, but a workplace where, whether they like it or not, women have rights.
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) in Hyderabad on Thursday.
President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Moon Jae-in will make his first ever state visit to India from July 8 to July 11.
A UK-based nurse has been sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment after she issued threats of using voodoo magic on five Nigerian women to traffic them to Germany for prostitution.
The Supreme Court will on Friday resume hearing on the Babri Masjid-Ram Temple land dispute case.
Former talk show host of American television network MSNBC, Ed Schultz died of natural causes on Thursday.
The Airport Authority of India has allocated 1200 crores, spread over 12 years, for establishing Research and Development infrastructure, procurement of tools, skill development and knowledge transfer which will benefit Civil Aviation in a major way, informed Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu.
Naxal-affected Kanker district of Chhattisgarh is in news again, but this time, it has nothing to do with any kind of violence.
A 26-year-old woman was booked for flying a drone at historic monument Charminar late Thursday night.
The woman, who in protest of US Immigration Laws, on Wednesday, climbed to the base of the iconic Statue of Liberty, used to reportedly attend protests and demonstrations against US President Donald Trump on a weekly basis.
The body of Jammu and Kashmir police constable, who was kidnapped by terrorists in Shopian district, has been found on Friday by locals at Pariwan Kulgam.
Patiala House Court will on Friday consider the charge-sheet filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Karti Chidambaram, in the Aircel-Maxis Case.
The Coimbatore Corporation Zoo has been taking special precautionary measures to prevent spread of the deadly Nipah virus, as several bats travel between Kerala and Coimbatore.
A ten-member Chinese delegation visited Headquarter Eastern Command, Kolkata on Thursday.
United States (US) President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) stated that the US Congress must pass "reasonable Immigration Laws" so that the country is not forced to "endure a long and costly trial" whenever people enter their country.
The Constitution Bench of Supreme Court will on Tuesday (July 10) hear petitions against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises homosexuality.