Daily Archives: Saturday, August 4, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday remembered legendary singer Kishore Kumar on the occasion of his 89th birth anniversary.
Continuing its tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government over fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, the Congress party on Saturday said that assisting the fraudsters has become the slogan of the ruling dispensation.
The three-judge special court will resume a high treason trial against Pakistan's former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf on August 20.
The Bombay High Court on Saturday transferred the probe into the Finnish national Felix Dahl death case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after the court was not satisfied with the investigation being carried out by the Goa Police.
After an Aadhaar helpline number mysteriously appeared on the devices of many Android users, cyber expert Pawan Duggal came down heavily on Google and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for "breaching people's privacy".
In yet another case of mob lynching in the country, one man was beaten to death in Haryana's Palwal district on suspicion of cattle theft.
Rajasthan High Court judge Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri was appointed as the Chief Justice of Orissa High Court on Saturday.
A man, carrying a knife, was pinned down by officers on duty outside Kerala House after he attempted to barge into the premises on Saturday.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic E. Abdyldaev and discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation between the two nations.
A man was gunned down by security personnel on Saturday when he tried to forcibly enter former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah's residence here.
Months after the summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was held, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed that Pyongyang was violating international sanctions by continuing to develop nuclear and missile programs.
Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) teamed up with Tripura police, Assam police and Border Security Force (BSF) and seized over 3878 kg of cannabis in two separate back-to-back cases in Tripura and Assam on August 1-2.
Indian smartphone users recently discovered that the contact list on their Android devices had two special numbers added by default, namely the UIDAI helpline number 1-800-300-1947 and the 112 distress number.
Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has backed the proposal of a separate Purvanchal state, saying that illiteracy, poverty, and unemployment could only be eliminated if the division takes place.
Two weeks after self-proclaimed spiritual leader Swami Agnivesh was attacked in Jharkhand's Pakur district, the activist demanded a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the matter.
Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai on Friday condemned the attack on 12 schools in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) which took place late on Thursday night.
A criminal investigative report states that authorities have still not uncovered the motive behind last year's mass shooting incident at a Route 91 Harvest music festival, where 58 people were killed.
The body of the individual killed in the ongoing encounter in Killora village here has been identified as that of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist, Umar Malik.
While congratulating his 123,000 employees over the achievement of Apple becoming the first American company to be valued over 1 trillion USD, CEO Tim Cook, through a letter, asked his employees to stay focused on their mission.
Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan on Friday urged the Centre to honour Olympic wrestler Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav with Padma Bhushan posthumously.
With an aim to keep the environment safe, the artisans in Mumbai are adopting eco-friendly ways to make the idol of Lord Ganesh, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi.
At least 10 people died in a massive blast that took place on Friday night at a stone quarry in Kurnool district's Hathi Belgal.
A Naxal was killed and two others were injured in an exchange of firing with security personnel in Bijapur's Basugada village.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Friday (local time) announced the names of the first astronauts to fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station.
Members of the Under-17 football team from Tripura, who became champions of the Students Olympic Asian Games by defeating Pakistan, returned to India on Friday.
All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from West Bengal's Karimpur, Mahua Moitra on Friday filed a police complaint against Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in connection with the incident where the party leaders were detained at Silchar Airport on August 2.
The Chinese government on Friday revealed plans to levy duties of 25, 20, 10 and five percent on American products worth up to 60 billion dollars unless Washington withholds its sanctions on up to 200 billion dollars worth of Chinese goods.
Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Indira Banerjee has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India.