Daily Archives: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday stirred a controversy by stating that India and Pakistan would have remained united had Jinnah become the Prime Minister instead of Jawaharlal Nehru. He even called Nehru "self-centered".
Late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi was laid to rest on Wednesday near the iconic Anna Memorial at Marina beach here.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday came down heavily on the Amrapali Group, warning the real estate company to file a detailed proposal on selling its assets to raise Rs 4,000 crore to ensure completing its pending housing projects.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday initiated a preliminary inquiry into data theft of Indians from social networking service Facebook by British firms Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research.
In a major development, Bihar's Social Welfare Minister Manju Verma whose husband, Chandrakant Verma, was accused of having alleged links with the key mastermind of the Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes, tendered her resignation on Wednesday.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded a judicial probe into the killing of 15 Naxals who were gunned down by security forces on August 6 in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.
Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home alleged rapes, on Wednesday claimed that he has been falsely implicated as he was planning to join the Congress party. Thakur was produced before the court among other accused.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the constitution of a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look into problems in jails, including overcrowding.
Agriculture expert and former Rajya Sabha member M S Swaminathan on Wednesday paid homage to late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi and said that he had great respect for scientists.
Kenji Hiramatsu, Japanese Ambassador to India, met with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday morning.
An encounter is underway between security forces and terrorists at Rafiabad in Baramulla district.
Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, has said that he is hoping to get selected for the upcoming two-match Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Seems like Congress candidate for the post of Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (RS) is garnering the support of maximum political parties.
In a major diplomatic victory for India over Pakistan, a criminal court in Thailand has ruled that a henchman of Dawood Ibrahim's criminal syndicate is not a Pakistani, but an Indian citizen.
MK Stalin, son of late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president Karunanidhi, on Wednesday alleged that the State government is trying to create chaos and appealed to people to maintain calm and cooperate with the police to ensure that everyone gets to pay homage to 'Kalaignar'.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday did not grant any relief to Congress president Rahul Gandhi in connection with the National Herald case.
The Army on Wednesday paid tribute to four of the personnel who died during a counter infiltration operation in the Gurez sector in Bandipora district on August 7. Among those who laid down their lives included a Major.
Scores of pilgrims stranded in Simikot of Northern Nepal has been flown out to lower regions with the improvement in the weather, the Indian mission to Nepal informed.
In the latest development in the alleged Kathua rape and murder case, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Jammu and Kashmir government on the habeas corpus petition filed by the family member of the witness, Talib Hussain.
Google has finally added a feature to its Gmail app for iOS and Android which will make email exchange a little less confusing.
Additional SP, Uttar Kannada, K. G. Devaraju told TWJ that the murder was related to a land dispute that Nayak was fighting in court. Nayak's client had won and this had enraged Kamble. He murdered the lawyer with the help of a few others who also have been arrested.
Ending a political row between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court on Wednesday announced that DMK Chief M Karunanidhi can have a burial site at Chennai's Marina Beach.
In a major boost to the India-Myanmar bilateral relations, the international entry-exit checkpoints on the Tamu- Moreh Border between Manipur and Sagaing Division and the Rihkhawdar-Zokhawthar border between Mizoram and Chin State were officially opened simultaneously on Wednesday.
In a court filing on Tuesday, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie alleged that her former husband Brad Pitt has not paid any 'meaningful' child support since their split in 2016.
Women undergoing menopause face serious health concerns including osteoporosis decreased physical activity and weight gain.
HARMAN International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has launched JBL's online brand store - www.JBL.com in India. As part of the inaugural promotion, two new JBL products - JBL Go+ Bluetooth speaker and JBL T205BT headphone were launched on this website.
B.K. Hariprasad of the Indian National Congress is party's candidate for the post of Rajya Sabha deputy chairperson, said sources.
As the hearing on Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) plea demanding burial space for its chief M Karunanidhi at Chennai's Marina beach is currently underway before the Madras High Court, the party's lawyer Saravanan has accused the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) for showing "double standards" over the issue.
The India under-16 national football team maintained their winning streak after they defeat Yemen 3-0 in the five-nation WAFF U-16 Championship in Amman, Jordan.
The fabrication of history of Baloch and Sindh in Pakistan and Iran was, condemned by speakers at a recently-held book launch event in London's Birkbeck University.
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi's mortal remains have been moved at Chennai's Rajaji Hall in Anna Sala on Wednesday morning.
Former Vice President of Argentina Amado Boudou was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison by a court on charges of bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office.
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday will host its second convocation after a gap of 46 years at the AICTE auditorium.
Colombia's conservative Ivan Duque Marquez on Tuesday took oath as the country's 60th president, succeeding Juan Manuel Santos, who had been in power since 2010.
A man, who killed an Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas shooting last year, has been sentenced to life imprisonment without parole.
The Tamil Nadu Government has declared a public holiday on August 8 as a mark of respect for late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin has penned down an emotional letter for his father M Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness.