Monthly Archives: July 2018
The Prohibition and Excise department has arrested three persons with 22 kilograms of marijuana and seized four bikes, seven mobile phones and four weighing machines from their possessions during a raid in Hyderabad.
A leader of The Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday lashed out at former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and accused her of obliterating the party by promoting nepotism.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has inquired about Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims from the state, who are stranded in Nepal's Simikot and has ordered officials to provide adequate help.
The Embassy of India in Kathmandu has assured all possible support to pilgrims stranded in Nepal following heavy downpour.
United States President Donald Trump maintained a defensive stance towards his move to levy tariffs worth billions of dollars on many of the nation's allies, even as they retaliate.
China's one billion dollar loan to Pakistan has come at a time when the South Asian country has been officially placed on a terrorism financing watchdog's grey list.
The Maharashtra state women's commission has taken the initiative to install sanitary pad vending machines in nine Maharashtra prisons.
During the past 24 hours, Chamba, Kangra and Mandi districts here have received heavy rainfall.
A footpath encroachment drive was conducted in Hyderabad to clear the footpaths for citizens to avail their 'Right to Walk'.
United States President Donald Trump will be assisted by White House counsel Don McGahn to select a replacement for retiring Supreme Court judge Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Rescue teams have found the 12 boys and their football coach, who had been trapped in a flooded cave here for nine days.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari opined that the iconic Air India building here must remain with the government itself.
Social media giant Facebook sent out notifications to over 8,00,000 users regarding a bug on the social media site and Messenger that automatically unblocked some people on a user's blocked list.
United States President Donald Trump, after his "great talk" with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said he was confident that the latter would help in resolving the border issues between the two neighbours.
Congress leader Priyanka Chaturvedi has filed a criminal complaint against the troller, who has threatened her on Twitter with the rape of her 10-year-old daughter.
Antonio Halili, the Mayor of Philippines' Tanauan City, who had controversially paraded suspects arrested for drug offences, was shot dead by a sniper at a flag-raising ceremony at the Tanauan City Hall.
Nearly 250 pilgrims from Karnataka are stranded in Nepal's Simikot after heavy rains caused landslips along the route of the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra.
The White House confirmed that the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will fly to North Korea in three days.
State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Rajnish Kumar said there is a need for certain ground rules to be established by all member banks in a consortium, keeping in mind the larger interest.
As many as 11 people have lost their lives as heavy downpour triggered floods in Nepal on Monday.
A cloudburst hit Munsiari's Balati area in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh town on Monday and damaged Seraghat Hydro Power Project.
Adding to the woes of privacy advocates and users, Facebook has admitted that it provided companies with special access to user data even after it had restricted it in 2015.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the appointment of KV Chowdary as Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) in the Central Vigilance Commission.
EggXactly! A unique quick service meal for egg lovers in Mumbai was recently launched in the city. Run by pioneers in the food business, Eggxactly opened its doors for the food enthusiasts of Mumbai with 3 outlets in Khar, Powai, and Goregaon.
23 people have been arrested so far in connection with the Dhule lynching incident which claimed five lives here on Sunday.
A prayer meeting was held at Golden Temple in Amritsar for the 11 Sikhs who lost their lives in the suicide bombing in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakhs for the kin of people killed in Dhule lynching incident.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has recommended the Centre to formulate a law that awards death penalty to those convicted of drug peddling and smuggling.
Ensaf Haidar, the wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has requested the Ontario premier Doug Ford to ban 'burqa' in public places.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will embark on a four-day visit to India from July 8 to 11.
The Kerala High Court has issued a stay order on the National Highway development through Sree Puthiyil BhagavathiÂ Kshetra, aÂ kottam/ temple of the Pulaya community. The court has directed to stop all further actions regarding the land acquisition ofÂ Sree Puthiyil Bhagavathi Temple and its properties.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized 1507 kg plastic and collected Rs 1,96,5000 as fine since the plastic ban was implemented in the state.
Bollywood singer Ankit Tiwari's father has filed a police complaint against former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli's wife at Mumbai's Bangur Nagar Police Station.
Instagram is on a spree to add new features to its platform. The latest addition appears to be the ability to post questions in Stories.
Sathyasri Sharmila has made history as the first transgender lawyer of India. Born as Udhayakumar in Paramakudi of Ramanathapuram district, Sharmila walked out of her home at the age of 18 following harassment by her neighbours. She subsequently changed her name to Sathyasri Sharmila.
The World Bank has assured support to the Bangladesh government in managing the Rohingya crisis.
A new weekly Humsafar Superfast Express Train will be introduced to run between Jammu Tawi and Sealdah.
A group of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak terrorists attacked and threatened three protestant pastors in Kodungalloor on June 8, 2018
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, are expected to return to Pakistan this week, as per sources.
In his opinion, the fact that CFI are not even ready to condemn the issue shows their true self. â€œEven if a verbal fight happened, is this how you respond? What historical context can they lay down to justify this act? Both his parents are plantation workers from Idukki. He comes from an economically and socially underprivileged section. He is one of the first person to pursue higher studies from his village. It is all those struggles which went vain yesterdayâ€, he added.
The South Korean defence ministry informed that for the first time in 10 years, the two Koreas have resumed ship-to-ship radio links for smooth communications at sea for the first time.
A Red Corner Notice has been issued against absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi by the Interpol in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam.
United States President Donald Trump congratulated the newly elected President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, saying he looks forward to working with the latter.
In yet another incident of mob violence, 5 men belonging to OBC community were beaten to death in Maharashtra's Dhule district. They were accused of being child kidnappers, a reason that is often used as a pretext for mob violence across India along with cow slaughter.
Srinagar: The government on Friday declared floods in parts of south Kashmir andÂ Srinagar as the water levels continued to increase in Jhelum due...
Three meatÂ traders got attacked byÂ cow vigilantes in Kottarakkara, Kollam for cow trade. The attackers alleged them of smuggling cows in unsafe conditions.The police have arrested two RSS workers in relation to the incident. Vishnu and Gopakumar, both from PuthoorÂ got arrested and charges of attempt to manslaughterÂ have been slapped on them
Former cricketer and India U-19 cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid was formally inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame here on Sunday (local time).
A Sikh politician, who was planning to contest in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, was among the 19 people killed in a suicide blast in Nangarhar province's Jalalabad city.
Toronto rapper and Drake's tourmate Smoke Dawg was shot dead at his home city on June 30 in a gang-related violence.
In a scathing attack on its allies over the imposition of tariffs, United States President Donald Trump said that the "European Union is as bad as China" in its trade policies.
Faced with the prospect of going yet another monsoon season without proper rainfall, two daughters of a farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district have joined their father in ploughing the field to appease the rain God, Lord Indra.
Mumbai-based private chartered aircraft firm, UY Aviation have extended "full co-operation to all the regulatory and law enforcement agencies" involved in the aftermath of the tragic plane crash incident in Ghatkopar.
Ahmedabad Police Commissioner A. K. Singh said a support team has been constituted for assisting the 22-year-old gang-rape victim here.
A massive operation of ethnic cleansing of Sikhs from Pakistan is underway with the ISI systematically eliminating them from all across the country and in neighbouring Afghanistan.
A group of officials from the United States and North Korea met at Panmunjom in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), the de facto border separating North and South Korea on Sunday, senior US State Department officials said.
Rajasthan is predominantly known for the grandeur of its forts, palaces, and architecture. However, tourists will soon have one more reason to visit the state.
Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic was the showstopper for Croatia as he helped his team squeeze past Denmark in the penalty shootout in their high-voltage round of 16 clash at the ongoing 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup here on Sunday (local time).
The family members of two men who were trafficked to Malaysia have sought help from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
At least eight Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorists have been killed in airstrikes in Turkey's southeastern and eastern provinces, and northern Iraq, the Turkish military said on Sunday.
In the wake of the bus accident in Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited those injured in the same, admitted at Susheela Tiwari Government Hospital in Haldwani district.
Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Chief Manjit Singh GK condemned the 'barbaric' suicide bombing in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city that killed nearly 19 people, including 11 Sikhs.
The United States will propose a programme for denuclearising the Korean Peninsula to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
A 14-year-old boy was allegedly hung naked upside down and mercilessly thrashed for hours by the owner of a steel godown, who alleged that the minor had stolen a few steel pipes.
At least 10 police officers and a civilian were injured when a peaceful protest over a water crisis turned violent in southwestern Iran.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has lodged an FIR against three leaders and several supporters of the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) in connection with the murder of journalist Santanu Bhowmik.
A notorious French gangster pulled off a daring jailbreak with the help of his heavily armed accomplices, by escaping in a hijacked helicopter that landed in the premises of a prison near Paris.
10 people have been arrested in connection with the lynching of five people in Dhule district here, Minister of State (MoS) for Maharashtra Deepak Kesarkar said on Sunday.
Kamal also said that Malayalam film industry had always been misogynistic and patriarchal. And it is in this context that there arises an ethical need to reform the existing system. â€œWCC is taking a historically important step and it is our responsibility as filmmakers to stand in solidarity with them. The present system is extremely exploitative and corruptâ€, he added. Kamal also dismissed the speculation regarding an alternative organization.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said that the various banking scandals that jolted India over the past few years represent a breach of faith of honest citizens of the country.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Sunday he will visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Monday to assess for himself the gravity of the problem.
Suspected bike-borne terrorists on Sunday fired upon joint naka party of security forces at Pulwama -Sirnoo Road in Pulwama district's Dalipora in Jammu and Kashmir.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday raised questions on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence over the black money issue.
Uttara Bahuguna, the teacher who was suspended after she "violated the decorum" of a Janata Darbar session, asked Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to apologise for "insulting" her.
Leaders of the world's major religious traditions gathered in Assisi, the home of St. Francis, to pray, celebrate, meditate and pledge to work together on the principle that loving, kindness and compassion can overcome discord and lead to human unity and peace.
In a shocking incident, bodies of seven women and four men were found in a house in Delhi's Burari area on Sunday morning.
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has alleged Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad's family for their involvement in irregular land transactions during their tenure in the state.
Deadline for the PAN-Aadhaar linking has been extended till March 31, 2019, by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
Pakistan's interim government, headed by Prime Minister Justice (Retd.) Nasir-ul-Mulk, hiked fuel prices for the second time in two months on Saturday night, ahead of the general elections in July.
Turkey launched an airstrike in northern Iraq, killing four Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorists, the Turkish general staff said on Saturday.
A Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district was allegedly made to spit and lick his saliva off the floor as a punishment after his son married a Muslim woman.