Daily Archives: Friday, August 3, 2018
In a big relief to Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Mohua Moitra, the Central government on Friday submitted to the Supreme Court that it had withdrawn its proposal of making a social media hub and monitor the social media.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Kazakhstan Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev and discussed ways of strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
In order to promote local food products of north-eastern state Nagaland, several start-up entrepreneurs are coming up with business ideas to expand the market of indigenous food products on a global platform.
Online travel booking platform Goibibo has launched a new WhatsApp integrated solution, allowing its users to sign-in to Goibibo on mobile web via WhatsApp.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the anticipatory bail granted to Karti Chidambaram by the Delhi High Court in the Aircel-Maxis case.
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will chair the 29th Goods and Services Tax (GST) council meeting tomorrow at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan was on Friday summoned by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on August 7 in connection with alleged misuse of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government's helicopters.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has swept aside any possible chances of Luka Modric's departure from the club, saying that the midfielder could only leave if the buyer pays a whopping amount of 750 million euros to him.
All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC) Member of Parliament (MP) Saugata Roy has moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over the overnight detention of the party's eight-member delegation at Silchar airport on Thursday.
Five Naxals were arrested in the Latehar district of Jharkhand for conspiring to set trucks in the area on fire and murdering the truck drivers
The son of Janata Dal United (JDU) MLA Bima Bharti was found dead on a railway track here on Friday.
At least 12 girls' schools were attacked on late Thursday night in Chilas near Gilgit.
Five people were arrested on Friday from Maharashtra's Navgarh district on charges of running a child pornography racket on social media.
Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha that request for extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi from the United Kingdom to India had been sent to the High Commission of India in London.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will declare the polls and results in two constituencies- NA-10 (Shangla) and NA-48 (North Waziristan) null and void due to low women voter turnout.
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Badminton World Championship after going down against her Spanish opponent Carolina Marin in the quarter-final clash of the women's singles event here on Friday.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao will on Friday visit New Delhi to get approval from the Central Government to the new zonal system in Telangana.
With rumours on various social media platforms triggering lynching incidents in several parts of India, the local authorities on Friday conducted a workshop titled 'How to Avoid Fake News' for journalists residing in the region.
Remember the time when you are trying to navigate to an unknown place to meet your friends and the battery dies down? Well, Google has come up with a solution for that.
The United States Congress has slashed the security-oriented financial aid to Pakistan by approving a $716.3-billion defence authorisation bill.
A Jet Airways flight from Riyadh to Mumbai departed the runway, following an aborted take-off at the Riyadh Airport in the wee hours of Friday.
A 21-year-old man allegedly committed suicide in Chilkalthana area in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Thursday over the infamous issue of Maratha reservation, police said.
Two terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district on Friday.
Nick Carter, the 38-year-old member of the Backstreet Boys, is currently being investigated by the Los Angeles (LA) County District Attorney's Office in connection with alleged charges of sexual assault levelled against him.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal has called for a nationwide strike on Friday, demanding the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar against the alleged mass sexual exploitation at various shelter homes in the state.
After being grilled by the Supreme Court, the Central Bureau of Investigation has booked a Major of Indian Army, two Manipur Police personnel and five riflemen in a nine-year-old alleged fake encounter case.
Taking a firm stand against the viral 'In My Feelings' challenge - also known as the 'Kiki' challenge - Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara said police will take strict actions against those people, who will continue the "dangerous" stint in the state.
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday said that the state government has constituted two separate committees, state and district level, to monitor the entry of "illegal immigrants" in the state, post-publication of the final draft of NRC in Assam.
A federal bankruptcy judge has given permission to disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein the right to use the emails sent from The Weinstein Company account to fight a grand jury criminal case that could see him serving time for the rest of his life.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday denied rumours of a second meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
With Indian skipper Virat Kohli bringing up his maiden Test ton on English soil on Wednesday in the ongoing first test, a host of celebrities showered words of appreciation for him.
Contrary to earlier reports, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton city in Ohio on Thursday said that there was no "real world active shooter incident" at the base.
Tech giant Apple Inc. on Thursday became the first American public company to cross the one trillion dollars in value.
As many as six labours died on Thursday after a crane collapsed at an under-construction cement factory in Kalaburagi, Karnataka.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zanu-PF - Zimbabwe's ruling party, was on Thursday declared the winner of the first Presidential Elections without the former's successor, Robert Mugabe.
Amid massive uproar by the Opposition on Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has criticised the in-power Bharatiya Janata Party for "creating this problem" in the state and said that the draft is "full of faults."
Pinning the blame for the separation of immigrant children from their families at the borders on a court settlement that allows them to be released from custody within 20 days, the White House is reviewing a plan to invalidate the same.
An eight-month-old pregnant woman was allegedly gang-raped by eight men in Tasgaon area in Maharashtra's Sangli district on July 31, police said.