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Nirmala Sitharaman Tables Economic Survey, All You Need To Know

Delhi: A day before the Budget day financial minister Nirmala Sitharaman, tabled the economic survey report of the financial year 2018-19, today in the Rajya Sabha.The survey was prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian,...

32,000 animals killed on railway tracks in 2016-18

New Delhi: More than 32,000 animals, including cattle, lions and leopards, have been killed on railway tracks in the past three years, according to data provided by the railways, reports PTI.This year until June 20th,...

‘Few have the courage that you do,’ Priyanka backs Rahul’s decision to resign

Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi , Congress General Secretary said on Thursday that she had the  “deepest respect” for her brother Rahul Gandhi’s decision.Rahul had submitted his resignation letter and had asked the party to find a...

IIT Hyderabad student commits suicide, writes there is no future for “failures in the...

Sangareddy (Telangana): A masters student who was pursuing designing from IIT Hyderabad allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room, the police said on July 2. This is the...

My fight has never been a simple battle for political power, full text of...

 Delhi:Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, made public his decision to resign with a letter he posted on his official Twitter handle.He said there is a need for Congress to radically transform itself and also came...

Water crisis: ‘rain effect’ shots avoided in Kollywood

Chennai:Kollywood films have decided to avoid 'rain effect' shots owing to the severe water crisis in the state. Producers have decided to either avoid such scenes or go in for miniature shower techniques."Rain effect shots...

No plans to scrap Sedition law, Centre at Rajya Sabha

Delhi:There is no plan to scrap the British era sedition law, said the centre at Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The government said in a written statement that the law was necessary to “effectively combat anti-national,...

Congress must “radically transform itself”, says Rahul Gandhi in resignation letter

Delhi:Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday, said that he has submitted his resignation to the party and would no longer be the Congress president. He also urged the party to select the new president without any...

Netflix’s ‘Leila’: A gross reminder of future times

 Netflix India’s Leila is a story of Shalini (portrayed by Huma Qureshi) mother in search of her daughter in the backdrop of a totalitarian state which is over obsessed with the concept of purity....

Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary shot dead in Faridabad, Murder on CCTV

Faridabad/ Haryana: Congress leader from Haryana, Vikas Chaudhary was shot dead by unknown assailants in Faridabad. He was on his way back from the gym and had just got into his car when he was...

‘What use is BJP’s double-engine government?’ asks Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh:Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) leader Mayawati asked of what use was the “double-engine” Bharatiya Janata Party government? She was responding to the latest NITI Aayog’s Health Index in which Uttar Pradesh ranks the...

PNB Fraud: Swiss authorities freeze 4 bank accounts of Nirav Modi, sister

New Delhi: Four Swiss bank accounts of Fugitive Economic Offender Nirav Modi and his sister, who is the main accused in the 2 billion dollar PNB scam, have been frozen by Swiss authorities as part...

Lynching of Tabrez Ansari Sparks Protest in Indian cities

Delhi: Thousands gathered in Indian cities to protest the lynching of Tabrez Ansari, a 24-year-old man in Jharkhand. The Hindu mob had alleged theft on Tabrez and forced him to chant “Jai Shri Ram” and...

Madhubala Mandal, Assamese woman mistakenly arrested 3 years back released

Assam: In 2016, Assam police had arrested a 56-year-old woman who used to work as a domestic help in Silchar. She was taken to a detention camp of foreigners. However 3 years later, i.e yesterday...

Foreign funding law ‘misused’ to target civil society: Amnesty, Human Rights Watch

Banglore: The “criminal case” against Lawyers Collective, a Delhi-based NGO is the latest example of how the foreign funding law is being (mis)used by the Indian authorities to “harass outspoken rights groups”, said Amnesty International and...

‘Hates Drowned Migrants’ Photo, says Donald Trump, Protest Erupts in US

Mexico: US president Donald Trump said that he hated the traumatic photograph of the migrant father and his daughter who drowned during an attempt to enter the United States across the Mexican border."I hate it," Trump...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and S Jaishankar address media

Delhi: US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo and S Jaishankar addressed the media in a joint press conference on Wednesday. The joint statement emphasised the agenda and common goals of the US-India strategic partnership.Jaishankar said that...

Madhya Pradesh: BJP leader’s son thrashes municipal officer with cricket bat

Indore: Akash Vijayvargiya, BJP MLA of Indore and son of BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya was seen attacking a corporation officer with a cricket bat on Tuesday.A video clip shows Akash assaulting a municipal official...

The Seven Signs Of Fascism That Mahua Moitra Pointed Out

Delhi:  TMC's Mahua Moitra's maiden speech at Parliament was notable. She took on the opposition point by point, despite the interruptions that had happened. She said that all signs of early fascism is visible in...

Balakot strategist Samant Goel is new RAW chief, Arvind Kumar IB director

Delhi: PM Narendra Modi appointed the key strategist of Balakot strike, Samant Goel as the new chief of India's foreign intelligence agency RAW(Research and Analysis Wing). He also appointed Arvind Kumar as the IB (Intelligence...

Donald Trump Appoints Stephanie Grisham as White House Press Secretary

Washington: U.S President Donald Trump, on Tuesday (26th June), appointed Stephanie Grisham as the new White House Press Secretary. Grisham was working as the spokesperson of first lady Melania Trump.Trump said Grisham would do a...

Assam NRC: Additional exclusion list with over 1 Lakh names released

Assam: Close to one lakh names have been excluded from the additional draft released by Assam Government to draft NRC. These names were initially included in the draft NRC, released in July last year, but...

AMMA to amend its by-laws; will form Internal Complaints Cell

Kochi: The Association of Malayalam Movie Actors (AMMA) will witness a structural change and had decided to form an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC). The decision was taken at a meeting held at Kochi, yesterday.Other amendments...

Mumbai Police Issues Lookout Notice Against Binoy Kodiyeri

Mumbai/ Trivandrum: Mumbai police had issued a lookout circular against Binoy Kodiyeri, the elder son of CPM leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Wednesday(26th June).  Binoy was accused of rape on the pretext of marriage by a...

PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi to be extradited to India

Antigua and Barbuda: The citizenship of Fugitive economic offender Mehul Choksi will be revoked and he will be extradited to India said Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne. According to the local newspaper "The Daily...

Is Sacred Games 2 delayed because of actors?

Mumbai: The release of much-awaited Netflix series, Sacred Games 2, is not delayed because of the actors clarifies Saif Ali Khan. There were speculations that the series release is running late because of the tight...

Czech Republic: Massive Protests at Prague demanding PM’s resignation

Prague: Close to 25,000 people gathered in Prague demanding the resignation of Andrej Babiš, a billionaire leader who campaigned on an anti-corruption platform but has himself become a symbol of perceived malfeasance. The protest is dubbed...

Jharkhand lynching: 11 arrested for ‘beating’ 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari to death

Seraikela-Kharsawan: Eleven people were arrested in Jharkhand in connection with the lynching of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari. The Hindutva mob had alleged theft on Tabrez and forced him to chant "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Hanuman." The...

Fact Check: PM Modi wins obscure website ‘British Herald’ readers’ poll

Delhi: BJP leaders and BJP leaning TV channels had been celebrating the news of Modi winning the reader's poll of an apparently U.K based website "British Herald." The website had declared Narendra Modi, as the...

I will fight, you may bury me alive; Sanjiv Bhatt’s open letter to PM...

Gujarat: Jailed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt wrote an open letter to PM Narendra Modi on June 23 2019, criticising him for misinterpreting the Supreme Court verdict.Here is the complete text:"Dear Shri. Modi,I am glad you chose...

Payal Tadvi Case: Bail Plea of the Accused Rejected

Maharashtra : A special court in Maharashtra, on Monday (24th June), rejected the bail plea of the accused doctors in the Payal Tadvi case. Earlier, the Bombay High Court had granted the Mumbai police Crime...

Of long, lonely and difficult path, Nishrin Jafri writes to Shweta Sanjiv Bhatt

Gujarat: Nishrin Jafri, daughter of Ehsan Jafri, who was burnt alive in Ahmedabad during post-Godhra riots, wrote to Shweta Sanjiv Bhatt via Twitter. In the letter, Nishrin says Shweta that the path she has opted is...

Rainfall so far has been 38% below normal, says IMD

Delhi: According to the latest Indian Meteorological Department data, the rainfall so far had been 38% below normal. India had received only  70.9 mm rainfall until June 23 in the south-west monsoon, against a long-period average...

TMC MPs registers protest outside Parliament on EVM issue

Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP's staged a protest in front of the parliament on Monday against the alleged misuse of Electronic Voting Machines. They demanded that EVM's shall be banned and paper ballots used in its...

BSP will fight Elections alone, says Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh:Mayawati on Monday (24th June) formally called off the alliance with Samajwadi Party and informed that the party would now be seen contesting the elections alone. She also accused that the Samajwadi Party was...

Dr. Biju’s ‘Veyil Marangal’ wins Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award at Shanghai Film Festival

Shanghai:Filmmaker Dr.Biju's movie 'Veyil marangal' (Trees under the sun) won the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award at the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival. The news was announced through his Facebook page by the director himself....

Have never been comfortable with undue attention, says Anurag Kashyap

Delhi:Anurag Kashyap says that he gets a lot of unwarranted attention for backing a film simply because he likes it. He said if he like a particular work, then he would promote it in...

Encephalitis: Supreme Court issues notice to Bihar Govt

Delhi:After hearing a plea filed on the recent encephalitis deaths at Bihar, the Supreme Court issued a notice to both the Centre and the state government. The notice asks to provide an explanation on...

Happy to be part of wave of change: Ali Fazal

Mumbai: Known for his performance in the web series, "Mirzapur" Actor Ali Fazal says content on digital platforms is taking showbiz by storm."Digital platforms, needless to say, are taking the content industry by a storm....

Failed collectively as a team, says Hafeez

London:Mohammed Hafeez, the veteran Pakistan batsman, said that the inability of the Pakistan cricket team to come out with a collective performance is the main reason for their disappointing performance in the ongoing cricket...

Donald Trump approves military strikes on Iran, abruptly calls them off

Newyork:US President Donald Trump approved military action against Iran, however, abruptly called it off. Iran had shot down an American spy drone.A senior administration official said the operation was underway in its early stages...

‘Need decisive monetary policy action,’ says RBI governor

Delhi:RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said that there is clear evidence that the economic activity is "losing traction" and hence there is a need for "decisive monetary policy action” to promote growth. He said...

“Vindictive persecution,” says Shweta Bhatt on Sanjiv Bhatt’s life imprisonment

Delhi:Shweta Bhatt, wife of ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who was given life imprisonment on Thursday called the judgement a "blatant example of vindictive punishment." Shweta wrote her response in a Facebook post."Sanjiv continues to...

‘We need every drop of water,’ Palaniswami thanks Kerala CM

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami thanked Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan for offering 20 lakh litres of drinking water to the drought-hit state. Earlier, Pinarayi had informed that Tamil Nadu rejected Kerala's offer to...

R.S Prasad introduces bill on triple talaq in parliament

Delhi: Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Friday, introduced the parliament a fresh bill on Triple Talaq. The new Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 by Prasad saw a huge uproar in...

Google Doodle celebrates Summer Solstice with an adorable Earth Doodle

California: Google doodle, today celebrated the summer solstice with an adorable Earth doodle. Solstice which marks on June 21, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, is also the official beginning of...

‘I Won’t Decide Next Congress President’: Rahul Gandhi

Delhi:Rahul Gandhi who had not shifted from his decision to step down as party chief on Thursday said, he won't be involved in the process of selecting the next Congress president."I won't decide who...

Stop transferring public property to your relatives, Mamata Banerjee to councillors

West Bengal:Addressing 3000 councillors of various government bodies, Mamta Banerjee asked them to stop converting the ic property to private ones.“There is a tendency among councillors to transfer public property to their relatives..., and...

Rapper Hard Kaur charged with sedition for her posts on Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh:Rapper Tarann Kaur Dhillon, also called Hard Kaur was charged a sedition case and defamation case for her social media posts on Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath and RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.The complaint against Kaur...

Sacked IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt Sentenced to Life in 30-year-old Custodial Death Case

Ahmedabad:Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has been sentenced to life imprisonment in a 30-year-old custodial death case. The case was heard by a Jamnagar court on Thursday. Head constable Pravinsinh Zala was also sentenced for life...

“How Many Wickets Down?”, Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths

Bihar:Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey couldn't hold the urge to ask for the updates of India- Pakistan cricket match, during a meeting held to discuss encephalitis outbreak in the state. Over a hundred people...

Doctors in West Bengal call off strike

West Bengal: Junior doctors of NRS Medical College in Kolkata called off their week-long strike after meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Mamta had assured the doctor's safety and better security, as per the reports. The...

Bihar encephalitis outbreak: Toll rises to 83, CM announces Rs 4 lakh ex gratia

Muzaffarpur: The death toll of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Muzaffarpur rose to 83, according to a recently published medical bulletin.As per reports,  a total of 326 suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome cases have been recorded...

Reused syringes, infects 595 children with AIDS in Pakistan

Pakistan:The Pakistan government has sought international help after more than 700 people, most of them children, tested positive for HIV in the southern town of Ratodero, reports Scroll. As per the reports coming out,...

26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G plant in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: The District Task Force (DTF) on Saturday rescued Twenty-six child labourers from a biscuit, manufacturing plant of popular Parle-G. Officials had received a tip-off that minors were made to work at Parle-G plant in...

Porinju Mariyam Jose: Makers releases new motion poster

Trivandrum:Makers of one of the most talked about upcoming movies, Porinju Mariyam Jose released a new motion poster, which has received the applause of social media. The movie directed by Joshy stars  Joju George...

Malegaon Blasts Case: Pragya Thakur gets exemption from appearance

Bombay: Malegaon 2008 blast case accused Pragya Thakur gets an exemption from the court to not appear for the hearing this week. She had stated that she is unwell in the exemption plea submitted to...

Illegal pills given to women workers at factories in Tamil Nadu, Reuters Expose

Chennai: A Thomson Reuters expose, reveals that women workers in Tamil Nadu were given illegal pills by factories to make them work during menstrual pain. Reuters interviewed over 100 women workers from the garment industry and...

KSRTC bus collides with concrete mixing unit, catches fire in Kottarakkara

Kottarakara:In a major accident, a KSRTC (Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) bus, collided with a concrete mixing unit and caught fire in Kottarakkara in Kollam district. 2 passengers were severely injured while 7 others...

Woman Constable killed after traffic policeman sets her on fire in Kerala

Alappuzha: A lady constable was killed after she was set on fire today afternoon allegedly by a traffic police personnel who poured petrol on her. The incident happened near to her home in Mavelikkara, Alappuzha....

Manipur: BJP in crisis, MLA’s urge reshuffle

Manipur:BJP in Manipur is witnessing a major power crisis as several ministers, MP's and MLA's have rushed to New Delhi demanding a leadership change and cabinet reshuffle. The turmoil unfolded as Deputy Chief Minister Y...

Former Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri Takes Year Off from Football

Milan:Former Juventus coach  Massimiliano Allegri will take a year off from football to prioritise personal life, reports Reuters. He took charge as the coach of the team in 2014 and won the Serie A title in...

Palestine urges Jordan, Egypt, to boycott Bahrain meet

Palestine: Palestine officials urged Jordan and Egypt to reconsider their decision to attend a U.S led conference, which is scheduled to be held on June 25-26 in Bahrain. Palestine stated that their participation would weaken any Arab...

India stops Sikh pilgrims from visiting Pakistan at the eleventh hour

Lahore: Pakistan on Friday alleged that India did not let its train cross the border and barred over 200 Sikh pilgrims from entering Lahore for Jore Mela festivities. Jor Mela is the death anniversary celebrations...

2 Militants Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Awantipora tehsil of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday, police said.“The slain militants have been identified as Irfan Ahmad Degu...

Earliest evidence for ritualised cannabis smoking unearthed in ancient tombs

China:The earliest evidence of cannabis smoking was unearthed in a burial site in China by a group of Archeologist. As per the new evidence, pot-smoking dates back at least 2,500 years.The findings were published...

Sachin Tendulkar files case against Australian company for non-payment

Sachin had cancelled the agreement and asked the company to stop using his name for promotion and selling of their product, but they continued to do so.

Anti-malaria drug may mitigate hereditary hearing loss says study

Washington:The anti-malarial drug artemisinin can help in mitigating hearing loss, caused by heredity and genetic disorders, a study has found. The study was conducted by researchers from Case Western Reserve University in the US on zebrafish.They...

Socceroos invited to play in 2020 Copa America

Sao Paulo:The Australian National Football team, nicknamed Socceroos have been invited to be a part of the 2020 edition of South America's continental football championships, the Copa America.Present Asian Cup champions Qatar will be seen...

Adani gets approval for Australian coal mine

Melbourne:Business tycoon Gautam Adani got the last two environmental clearances on the  ?10,000 crore Carmichael coal mine project in Australia, putting an end to the legal processes of past 8 years.“The finalisation of the GDEMP...

Installation of Geobags continues at Chellanam, residents unhappy

Chellanam:Chellanam, a coastal village in the outskirts of Kochi which is facing one of the worst brunts of sea erosion, gets temporary relief as installation of geo bags begin. A team led by Sub-collector...

Bombay High Court Grants Bail to Malegaon Blast Accused

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court, on Friday, granted bail to four accused in 2006 Malegaon blast case. They were arrested seven years ago, on December 29, 2012.A division bench of Justices Indrajit Mahant and AM...

‘New company, new film, new beginnings’ for Anurag Kashyap

Mumbai:"New company, new film, new beginnings," tweeted Anurag Kashyap on Thursday, with no further elaboration. There are no details available of the yet-to-be-titled film. It is also known that Malayalam actor Roshan Mathew will...

Gujarat High Court Asks state government to submit enquiry report on Surat fire

Surat: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to submit a detailed report on the investigation into the Surat fire tragedy that claimed the lives of 22 students of a coaching centre, at...

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Resigns

Washington: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her post, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday. Sanders worked as deputy press secretary since Donald Trump took office in January 2017. In July 2017, Sanders...

India votes in favour of Israel against Palestinian NGO in United Nations

United Nations:In the recently concluded UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) meeting, India took a step back from its position on the Israeli-Palestine issue, by voting in favour of Israel.  Through the vote, India objected to...

Is ‘Jain (Deemed-to-be-University)’ following UGC Guidelines in Kerala? TWJ Investigates

Kochi: For the past few weeks, the Kochi edition of major newspapers carried full-page advertisement of Jain (Deemed to be University), Kochi. The hoardings at metro pillars were also filled with advertisements that welcomed students...

4 Kerala Express Passengers die due to extreme heat in Jhansi

Jhansi: Four passengers of Kerala express died in extreme heat at Jhansi on Tuesday. The passengers were heading towards Coimbatore, their hometown, in a non-AC compartment. One of them has been hospitalised in critical condition. They...

“Why Can’t We If BJP Can Introduce Unconstitutional Bill”, Asks PRISM After EC Notice

New Delhi: The People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) challenged the saffron party's promise to re-introduce the Citizenship Bill in parliament with a Right to Secession Bill in the state assembly....

Jupiter to be at its biggest and brightest this week; will be visible to...

Washington: During this month of June, Jupiter will be appearing its biggest and brightest in the sky, offering everyone the opportunity to get a good look at the largest planet in the solar system,...