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Goa Governor Reviews Steps to Tackle sex Tourism

Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has directed the authorities concerned to take cognisance into the matter of escort service websites promoting sex tourism in the state.

Ex-spy Poisoning: UN Chief Says use of Nerve Agent ‘Unacceptable’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of a nerve agent in an attack in Britain on a former Russian spy and branded it as "unacceptable."

Baloch Activists Raise Voice Against Atrocities by Pakistan at UNHRC

The members of the Baloch Republican Party (BPR) have raised the issue of human rights violations carried out by Pakistan in Balochistan at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Cabinet Approves India-Iran MoU on Health

The Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.

Awareness Rally on ‘Save Girl Child’ Held in Amritsar

In an endeavour to improve sex ratio in the state of Punjab, the District Administration of Amritsar organised "Beti bachao, Beti padhao" rally.

Centre to Amend Solar bid Rule to Allow Import Duty Hike Pass Through

The Centre is set to amend the bidding rules to allow the pass through of duty hike in solar energy programme after the recommendation of 70 percent safeguard duty on solar cells

Goa Court to Start Hearing Tarun Tejpal Rape Case Today

A Goa Court will on Thursday start hearing the sexual assault case against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal.

Official Twitter Account of Air India Hacked

The official Twitter account of Indian carrier Air India has been hacked by suspected Turkish hackers on Thursday.

RJD Leading in Araria, Jehanabad Bypolls in Bihar

Bihar is witnessing a very close contest for Lok Sabha seat in the ongoing Araria by-election, with Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD) Sarafaraz Alam currently in the lead by 455 votes with 19,5527 votes, while Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP) Pradip Singh is at second place with 19,5072 votes.

Snowden Slams Trump’s CIA Pick Over ‘Black Site’

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over picking Gina Haspel as head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Congress Goes on 48 Hour Hunger Strike Against Suspension in Telengana Legislative Assembly

The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee leaders are on a 48-hour hunger strike against the suspension of Congress MLAs and MLCs and termination of two MLAs for protesting during Governor's address.

Shoe Hurled at PTI Chief Imran Khan

A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Tuesday during a rally in Gujrat city in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty in Florida Shooting

Prosecutors are seeking a death sentence for Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old charged with the shooting rampage at a Parkland high school last month.

Karti Chidambaram’s Assets Worth Rs 1.16 Crore Attached in Aircel-Maxis Case

The adjudicating authority of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on Tuesday confirmed attachment of Karti Chidambaram's assets worth Rs 1.16 crore his Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd in connection with the Aircel-Maxis case.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Passes Resolution on Special Category Status

The Andhra Pradesh assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution urging the Centre to accord Special Category Status (SCS) to the state.

BJP Goes Back on its Beef Policy in North-East

Tripura BJP-in-charge Sunil Deodhar on Tuesday said a ban on beef would not be imposed in the north-eastern region where majority of the people consume it as their staple diet.

Pakistan Policymakers Recommend Better Management of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

A group of policymakers on Tuesday recommended Pakistan to establish a specific China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) unit within the framework of Council of Common Interests (CCI), in order to achieve "transparency and efficiency" in the project.

Decision to Drop me From Jammu and Kashmir State Cabinet Came as Surprise, Says...

Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and sacked Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu on Tuesday said the decision taken by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to sack him from his post came as a surprise.

Three Months Into 2018 and Second Hooch Death in Uttar Pradesh, Adityanath Government Amendment...

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath has ordered an inquiry into the incident where consumption of hooch claimed three lives. This is after Adityanath government amended the Excise Act to include death penalty as punishment for serving illegal alcohol in 2017

Bus Falls Into a Gorge in Uttarakhand, Claims 13 Lives

TotamAt least 13 persons died after a bus fell into a gorge near Uttarakhand's Totam on Tuesday.The accident took place on the Ramnagar-Almora road, where 24 people were onboard.As per reports, the bus that...

United States Defence Secretary Arrives in Afghanistan

United States Defence Secretary James Mattis made an unannounced visit to Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday.

Indian Performing Right Society Collaborates With Amazon Prime Music, India

The Indian Performing Right Society Limited ("IPRS") announced that it has collaborated with Amazon India in respect of the IPRS music publishing repertoire for Amazon Prime Music in India (for musical and literary works).

Chitkara University Showcased its Top Ten Potential Innovative Ideas at TIECON 2018

Chitkara University is one of the pioneers in India to have its own Innovation Incubation Centre in operation for five years now. Five years of innovation at Chitkara University has lead to filing of over 130 patents

Sardar Singh Dropped, Manpreet to Lead India in Commonwealth Games 2018

After leading the Indian men's hockey team at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, veteran midfielder Sardar Singh has been dropped from the 18-member squad for the prestigious Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, which is slated to begin on April 4.

Indigo Cancels 47 Flights Today

Indigo airlines have cancelled as many as 47 flights on Tuesday due to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation's (DGCA) directive to the budget carrier to ground faulty Airbus A-320-neo aircrafts powered by Pratt and Whitney PW1100 engines.

Saudi Arabia Plans to Issue Tourist Visas in April

Saudi Arabia is planning to issue its first official tourist visas from April 1, according to tour operators.

‘Getting my Team of Doctors’ Informs Amitabh Bachchan

Seems like Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for 'Thugs of Hindostan' in Rajasthan is facing health issues again

Goa Shiv Sena Demands President’s Rule in the State

In the absence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, the state unit of Shiv Sena on Tuesday demanded President's rule in Goa, so that the Centre can take over and provide some relief to the people dependent on the mining industry.

2 Congress MLAs Expelled, 9 Suspended in Telangana Assembly

Nine Congress MLAs, including Opposition leader K Jana Reddy and Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president Uttam Kumar Reddy, were suspended from the State Assembly till the end of the session, for disrupting the proceedings of the House.

Sensex Soars 327.20 Points, Nifty at 10,340.40

Market indices significantly rebounded on Monday in the backdrop of gains in the Asian market and Wall Street.

Nirmala Sitharaman Invites Private Sector in Defence

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the private sector should invest in the Defence sector because the area has vast opportunities.

Nidahas Trophy: India to Take on Sri Lanka Today

India will play against host Sri Lanka in the fourth match of the Twenty-20 tri-series, Nidahas Trophy, at the R Premadasa Stadium here today.

Bilkis Bano Case: SC Seeks Gujarat Govt’s Reply on Compensation Plea

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Gujarat government to respond within six weeks to the plea of 2002 Gujarat gang-rape victim, Bilkis Bano, who had sought enhancement of compensation.

Here are Some Benefits of Raising Multilingual Children

Since 225 million Indians speak more than one language, being bilingual comes naturally to us.

Genes Play a Role in Empathy

Turns out, our empathy is not just a result of our education and experiences but is also influenced by genetic variations to some degree.

Rahul Gandhi Accuses Jaitley of Being Silent on PNB Scam

Congress party president Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is silent on the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud to save her daughter, whose law firm, according to a media report, had a brief retainership with Mehul Choksi-owned Geetanjali Gems.

INX Media Case: CBI Seeks15-day Judicial Custody of Karti Chidambaram

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday sought 15-day judicial custody of Karti Chidambaram, who is an accused in the INX media case.

New York Plane Crash: 3 More Lost Lives

Three more people lost their lives in the New York plane crash that happened on Sunday, taking the total death toll to five.

Hadiya Thanks SC for Giving her ‘Freedom’ to Choose

Pleased with Supreme Court's verdict, Hadiya on Monday thanked the apex court for giving her the "freedom" to live with his husband as a Muslim.

Samastipur Road mishap: Nitish Kumar Announces ex-Gratia for Victims’ kin

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced ex-gratia of Rs four lakh each for the next of kin of the victims killed in Bihar's Samastipur road mishap.

Marvel ‘Black Panther’ Hits $1 Billion Mark

Marvel's "Black Panther" has officially made over $1 billion at the global box office in less than a month, thereby continuing with its record-breaking streak.

80s Fashion Trends Comeback This Spring Season

History repeats itself, and the fashion industry is surely a proof.

High-Fiber Diet may Help gut Bacteria Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Now the fight against type 2 diabetes may soon improve just by introducing high-fiber diet in our daily life.

Trump, Kim to Meet Sans Additional Conditions

The Trump administration on Sunday confirmed that there will be no additional conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the leaders of the two nations.

Biker duo Embarks on Ride From Pune to Scotland

A mechanical engineer from Arrah, and a teacher from Canada have embarked on a unique journey to cover the distance from Pune to Scotland with the vision of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'- one world one family.

Hollywood Rewards ‘Mediocrity’: Susan Sarandon

Taking a swipe at the Hollywood, Veteran actress Susan Sarandon said that it is 'mediocrity' which is rewarded in the industry.

Nepal PM Wins Confidence Vote in Parliament

K.P. Sharma Oli, Nepal's first Prime Minister after the adaptation of federal administrative system, has garnered a majority of two-thirds votes in Confidence Vote motion in the country's parliament.

Anantnag Encounter: Schools, Colleges to Remain Closed Today

After recent Anantnag encounter, the schools and colleges will be closed on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar, fearing protests in the city.

IAF Performs on Mauritius National Day

The Air Warrior drill team and Sarang Team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday performed at the Mauritian city Mahebourg towards Regat 50 on the eve of the Mauritius National Day.

Kisan Long March: Six-Member Committee Formed to Look Into Demands

In the light of the ongoing farmers protest in Maharashtra, the state government has decided to appoint a six members committee to look into the farmers demands.

Russia Test-Fires ‘Ideal’ Hyper-Sonic Missile

Russia on Sunday stated that it has triumphantly test-launched a hyper-sonic missile which President Vladimir Putin branded as "an ideal weapon."

INX Media Case: Delhi HC Grants Interim Relief to Karti

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted interim relief to Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in connection with the INX media money laundering case.

Congress Leader Patangrao Kadam Passes Away

Senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Patangrao Kadam passed away at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital on Friday.

FCA India Crosses 25,000 Production Milestone With Jeep Compass

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India's Made-in-India Jeep Compass has crossed the 25,000 unit production milestone last month.

Russian Envoy Thanks Telangana Police for Solving Cheating Case

Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev has written to Telangana Police expressing "profound gratitude" for their assistance in solving a case of fraudulence that affected the interests of the Russian diplomatic mission.

Police Summons Nawazuddin Siddiqui Over Wife’s Call Data Record Leak

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his wife have been summoned by Thane's crime branch in connection with a Call Data Records (CDR) racket that was unearthed in January.

US Wants “Concrete and Verifiable Actions” Before Trump-Kim Meet

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders stated on Friday that the US President would only commit to the scheduled meeting with Kim Jong Un if North Korea can prove "concrete and verifiable actions" towards de-nuclearisation.

‘Pharma Bro’, who Drove up Anti-HIV Drug Prices, Gets Jail

Former drug firm executive Martin Shkreli, who drove up the price of drug used to treat HIV by 50 times, has been sentenced seven-year imprisonment by a New York federal court for defrauding investor.

27 Prisoners of Dasna Jail Found HIV Positive

Up to 27 prisoners of Dasna Jail in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district have been found to be infected with HIV virus.

Facebook, Twitter Getting Unpopular, Says Report

The social-networking websites are getting unpopular among millennials -- a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century, according to a US-based market research agency.

Hockey: Ireland Stun India in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Indian Men's Hockey Team fumbled as they lost 3-2 to Ireland in their last league match here at the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018 on Friday. Ramandeep Singh (10') and Amit Rohidas (26') put India in the lead twice while Shane O'Donoghue (24'), Sean Murray (36') and Lee Cole (42') strikes handed Ireland the win.

GST Council Likely to Simplify tax Returns

The Goods and Services (GST) Council in its 26th meeting on Saturday is likely to simplify tax returns, sources from Ministry of Finance told ANI.

French President Macron Inspects Guard of Honour

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhawan and inspected a guard of honour here on Saturday.

Piyush Goyal Hails Sanitary pad Dispensers Installation in Rajdhani Express

Hailing the first-of-a-kind initiative of onboard sanitary pad dispensers in Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, Railway minister Piyush Goyal announced that there are "plans to extend this facility to other trains as well".

Earthquake of Magnitude 4.5 Jolts Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit the north Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday morning.

Delhi Sealing Issue: Kejriwal Writes to PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi ask to Issue law

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday asking for a law to be made in regard to the ongoing sealing drive against the commercial establishments in the national capital.

Nidahas Trophy: Lanka Look to Extend Domination

After securing a thumping victory over India in the in the opening clash of the 2018 Nidahas Trophy, Sri Lanka will look to extend their domination in their series when they take on Bangladesh on Saturday.

Pregnancy and Kidney Disease: Overcoming the Challenge

Getting pregnant and starting a family are great experiences but may present challenges even for a normal healthy human being.

Menopause Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases?

People have heard of cardiovascular diseases even if they haven't undergone a procedure personally.

French President Meets PM

French President Emmanuel Macron met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Hyderabad House here on Saturday.

California Veterans Home Shootout: Gunman, 3 Hostages Found Dead

A suspected gunman, along with three women believed to be hostages, were found dead at a California veterans home in the US on Friday, the police said.

Chetan Chauhan Decries BCCI Withholding Mohd. Shami’s Contract

Former cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Minister Chetan Chauhan on Saturday said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should not withhold Mohammed Shami's license as "the issue has nothing to do with cricket".

‘Broker’ Pakistan now Aspiring to Sell Gilgit-Baltistan to China: EU Expert

A senior European researcher has accused Pakistan of making moves to sell the disputed region of Gilgit-Baltistan to China in return for stacks of Renminbi (Chinese currency) and Yuan (basic unit of Chinese currency).

UP Govt. Promotes Fearless Business Environment: Piyush Goyal

Addressing a business conclave, 'Vyaapaari Samagam', Union Minster for Railways, Piyush Goyal said Uttar Pradesh is reaching echelons in providing a healthy business environment for its business community.

Hugh Grant Welcomes Baby no. 5

Hugh Grant is now a father of five!

Biplab Kumar Deb Takes Charge as Tripura CM

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Biplab Kumar Deb took charge as Tripura Chief Minister on Saturday.

J&K: CRPF Jawan Allegedly Commits Suicide

In yet another suicide bid, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan from 79 Battalion allegedly killed himself in Sonwar district, early Saturday morning.

J-K: Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Krishna Ghati Sector

The Pakistan Army on Saturday initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir's Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch along the Line of Control (LoC).

Jain Monk Welcomes Supreme Court’s Euthanasia Verdict

Jain Muni (monk) Tarun Sagar on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's landmark decision to allow passive euthanasia, saying it coincided with the tenets of Jainism.

“Very Good Deal” With North Korea Underway Says Trump

US President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to give an update on the recent breakthroughs achieved to de-nuclearise North Korea, claiming a deal with the Kim Jong Un-headed country was underway and it would be a "very good one" for the world.