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Bihar Colleges Move SC Against Medical Council of India Order

Three government medical colleges of Bihar, through the state government, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the MCI (Medical Council of India) order of prohibiting this year's admission of students in these colleges.

Indian Seema Suraksha Bal Tightens Rules for Nepali Residents

The Indian Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) has tightened the entry of Nepalis to India from Baridya district.

Sri Lanka to Address Unemployment in the Country, Says Prime Minister

Sri Lankan Prime Minister calls up for filling vacancies in both public and private sector to solve the problem of unemployment in the country.

Croatia Dominates Argentina 3-0

Lionel Messi's dream of winning the World Cup now looks remote as Argentina crashed to a 3-0 defeat to Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.

Ayodhya’s Muslim community to mark December 6 as ‘Day of Sorrow’

For the last 27 years, from December 6, 1993 onwards, the Muslim community in Ayodhya led by Haji Mahboob, who was one of the main litigant from Muslim side in Babri Masjid case, and president of local organization 'Anjuman Muhafiz - Masajid wa Maqabir' (organisation and protectee of mosques and mausoleums), has been observing the day in this manner.

Adarsh Shastri joins Congress after denied ticket by AAP

He along with a large number of followers joined the party in the presence Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra and Delhi party in-charge P.C. Chacko.

JBL Launches Online Brand Store in India

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.

5.2 Magnitude Quake Jolts Andaman Islands

An earthquake, measuring 5.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale, hit Andaman Islands region at around 2:05 am on Thursday, according to India Meteorological Department.

NIA recovers stolen computer processors of INS Vikrant

In September last year, theft on board 'INS Vikrant' had surfaced. Kerala Police had registered a case of criminal trespass and theft of critical electronic components installed onboard the IAC following a complaint by the Cochin Shipyard authorities.

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah detained under...

Srinagar:   In a major development in Kashmir, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah was on Monday detained under the Public Safety Act...

Army Mulls Specialized Cadre for Permanent Commission to Women

The Indian Army is planning to create a "specialized cadre" system in a bid to grant permanent commission to women so that they can be deployed in various other non-combatant fields.

Guwahati Hosts 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship

In an attempt to promote sports culture in Assam, the state government on Saturday hosted 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championship. The event witnessed a huge participation from athletes from across India.

Nepal’s Ex-Election Commissioner Referred as Envoy to India

The Nepal government on Monday nominated former chief election commissioner of the Nepal Election Commission Nilkantha Upreti as the new ambassador to India.

Sergei’s Daughter Thankful to Salisbury Post her Discharge

Yulia Skripal, the victim of nerve-agent poisoning and daughter of Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal expressed her gratitude towards people who supported her and her father.

Three die in Greece rainstorms

The disabled woman passed away when her basement apartment flooded with rainwater, the Xinhua news agency reported.

CRPF Constitutes Motorcycle Squad Ahead of Amarnath Yatra

Personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) formed a special motorcycle squad as part of its security arrangements ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra.

India Gets First all-Women non-Suburban Railway Station

Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar railway station has become the first non-suburban station in the country to be completely operated by women

SBI to Invest Rs 80 billion in Hydropower Project of Nepal

The State Bank of India (SBI) will be investing a total of Rs 80 billion in the Arun III hydropower project of Nepal, which has 900 megawatts (MW) electricity production capacities.

Amravati-SRM Signs MoU With ICF to Create Fuel Cell-based Train Prototype

Amaravati and SRM Institute of Science and Technology on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Integral Coach Factory(ICF) under the Ministry of Railways situated at Chennai for creating a Fuel Cell-based Train Prototype.

Silver, Bronze Were not on our Cards, Says Gold Medalist Poovamma

Machettira Raju Poovamma, who along with Hima Das, Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad and Velluva Koroth Vismaya bagged a gold medal in Women's 4 x 400m Relay event at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games, said her team didn't have Silver and Bronze medals on the cards and were always eyeing for Gold.

Cleartrip Enables Alexa Users to Voice Search air Travel Options

Online travel and leisure activities platform Cleartrip on Tuesday launched its own Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo platform.

San Francisco Elects First African-American Woman Mayor

San Francisco elected London Breed as its first African-American woman Mayor on Thursday.

Jhansi: Four of family charred to death

The deceased included a man Jagdish, his wife Kumudbala, an elderly woman Rajni and a minor girl. One person has been seriously injured and admitted to a hospital.

Bodies of 38 Indians to be Brought Back From Iraq Today

The mortal remains of 38 out of 39 Indians, who were killed in Iraq, are due to reach India by late Monday.

Public transport as per central guidelines, says Kerala Minister

Speaking to the media here, Saseendran said the various modalities of running public transport vehicles (buses) will depend on the Centre.

Trump signs executive order on policing

It comes three weeks after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which has triggered nationwide demonstrations.

Pakistan court annuls Musharraf’s death sentence

A three-member bench of the LHC, hearing a set of petitions filed by Musharraf challenging multiple actions against him, including his conviction for high treason, ruled that the treason case against the former military dictator was not prepared in accordance with the law, reported Dawn.

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Israel doubles since early June

It said 209 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in Israel, compared with 105 on June 1, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

US Loses Track of 1500 Immigrant Children

The United States government couldn't account for nearly 1,500 immigrant children in 2018, However, the federal government believes that it is not 'legally responsible'.

Sushma Swaraj Embarks 3-day Visit to Baku

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday embarked a three-day official visit to Azerbaijan's capital city Baku to participate in Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Conference.

Instagram’s global community team to be eliminated

The global promoter segment of popular photo and video sharing app, Instagram, will soon be dissolved, the makers said.

South Korea registers largest drop in employment since 1999

The number of people in employment in April stood at 26.56 million, which is 476,000 fewer than in the same month the previous year and the biggest drop since February 1999, when the country was absorbing the effects of the so-called Asian financial crisis, Efe news reported.

Lockdown on Sundays from July 5 in Bengaluru, says Chief Minister

"Lockdown would be imposed every Sunday, with effect from July 5, until further order. No activities will be permitted except essential services and supplies," said Yediyurappa in a statement after an emergency meeting here.

WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir trial for Covid-19 treatment

The WHO said the decision was in light of the evidence from the Solidarity Trial interim results.

Indian Shooters, Officials Depart for Global Competition

A team of 10 shooters and four officials departed for Guadalajara, Mexico, to take part in the year's first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup stage Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun, ahead of a long and important season for the National Shooting squad.

Every iOS app Update Must Support Iphone X Notch

Apple is pretty serious about the future of its iPhone X. The company has announced that starting July 2018, all iOS app updates must be compatible with the notch-based iPhone X.

US Refutes Reports of Attack on Syrian Airbase

The United States has dismissed Syrian claims accusing it of attacking a Homs air base.

Congress, JD(S) MLAs Being Shifted to Hyderabad Hotel From Karnataka

Amid the fiasco regarding the formation of Government in Karnataka, MLAs of both the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S) are being shifted to Park Hyatt Hotel in Hyderabad from Bengaluru Resort.

Yemen Strike Kills Houthi Rebels Including 2 Commanders

Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Houthi rebels including two commanders, in an airstrike conducted on Yemen's capital Sana'a.

18 Percent of MMR's Housing Launches in 2017 Added in Thane:...

Launched at the MCHI CREDAI Thane Property Expo today, the data-driven report vouchsafes that Thane, driven by specific micro-markets, has not only shed its previous 'industrial' image but become a stand-alone real estate boom city.

Pakistan SC rejects plea to suspend Daniel Pearl case verdict

During the hearing, Justice Manzoor Malik said the petition seeking suspension of the judgment cites irrelevant provisions, reports The Express Tribune.

Education Worldwide India Conclave, International Students Fair 2018 Ends

The Education Worldwide India Leaders Conclave and International Students Fair 2018 in New Delhi concluded with the core focus on 'Study in India'.

Kohli Thanks Wife Anushka Sharma for his Rich Form

Indian skipper Virat Kohli struck more than 500 runs in the six-match series which India won 5-1 against South Africa and also slammed his 35th ODI ton here. He attributed his brilliant form to his wife Anushka Sharma.

Four Cups of Coffee, key to Healthy Heart

Caffeine from that morning joe protects the heart, a new research has claimed.

Restrictions withdrawn in Jammu but to continue in Kashmir Valley, says...

Jammu and Kashmir: The restrictions imposed on Jammu prior to the BJP move to clamp down the state's special status has been removed, a senior...

Parliament is not Immune to Casting Couch, Says Renuka Chowdhary

Responding to Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan's remark on the casting couch, Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary on Tuesday said that even Parliament is not immune to it.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Seizes 1507 kg Plastic Since ban

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized 1507 kg plastic and collected Rs 1,96,5000 as fine since the plastic ban was implemented in the state.

Compensation Will be Given to Victims Soon, Says Varanasi District Magistrate

Following the flyover collapse incident, which took place here yesterday, District Magistrate Yogeshwar Mishra on Wednesday said that they are waiting for the findings that will come in an investigation, which is underway.

First 5 Rafale fighters arriving in New Delhi on Wednesday

In a statement, the embassy of India in France said that the move has enabled India to take a significant step in strengthening its air power and defence preparedness. This also marks a new milestone in the strong and growing India-France defence cooperation, the French embassy said.

No Complaint Lodged, Kolkata Metro Authorities Cite Lack of Evidence

Kolkata Metro Railway General Manager (GM) Ajay Vijayvargiya on Wednesday condemned an alleged attack on a couple at Dum Dum metro station on April 30.

Arunachal Youth Usher Hope for Delhi’s Underprivileged Kids

In today's world of technology and continued competitions where people strive to excel in pursuance of success and happiness, not many of us notice the evil of haves and have-nots that bridge between the privilege and the poorer sections of the society. At the same time, many have shared the burdens of the society through various community services and philanthropy works.

Mark Salling's Child Pornography Case Dropped

In the wake of 'Glee' star Mark Salling's suicide, the child pornography case filed against him has been officially dropped.

Sabarimala Entry Issue Hearing to Continue Tomorrow

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the petition seeking the elimination of the ban imposed on the entry of a section of women to Kerala's Sabarimala Temple, on Wednesday.

2 Killed After Public Toilet Collapses in Mumbai

Two persons were killed on Saturday after a public toilet complex collapsed in Mumbai.

PETA Urges Railways to Serve Vegan Food on Gandhi Jayanti

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Wednesday requested the Railway Ministry to serve only vegan food on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti (October 2).

Kerala gold smuggling case: Swapna moves anticipatory bail

The court will hear the plea on Friday.

Darjeeling tea workers on strike, life hit in Bengal hills

The 87 tea gardens in Darjeeling employ 60,000 permanent and 15,000-20,000 casual and temporary workers.

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.

US-N.Korea to resume working-level n-talks in Sweden

Trump has made remarks that hinted he is warming to Pyongyang's call for a "new calculation method," while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has repeated conciliatory messages, such as there being a "bright future" for a nuclear-free North Korea.

Federer two Wins Away From Claiming No. 1 Spot

Tennis ace Roger Federer is just two wins away from becoming the oldest world number one.

Raghubar Das leading in Jamshedpur East

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) President Babulal Marandi is leading from Dhanwar seat. He has secured 9,466 votes and his rival and sitting CPI-ML legislator Raj Kumar Yadav has secured 3,486 votes.

Harry-Meghan Wedding Gets Queen’s Official Consent

Queen Elizabeth II has given Prince Harry and Meghan Markle her formal blessing.

Kerala gold smuggling: ED registers money laundering case

The ED has become the third agency to register a case in the matter after the NIA and the Customs.

Masks will be mandatory on US House floor, says Pelosi

"Members and staff will be required to wear masks at all times in the hall of the House except that members may remove their masks temporarily when recognized," The Hill news website quoted Pelosi as saying on Wednesday from the House floor.

Iran to kill suspected CIA spies

Tehran: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on...

Order probe, resign over gold smuggling case, Congress, BJP tell Vijayan

Even as Swapna Suresh is on the run ever since her former colleague was arrested by the Customs in the case, the department officials on Wednesday took into custody a lady friend of her and were questioning her.

Robert De Niro Hosts Surprise Birthday Bash for Anupam Kher

Recently, veteran actor Anupam Kher celebrated his 63rd birthday on March 7.

States could consider online sale or home delivery of liquor, says...

The remarks came from a bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and B.R. Gavai during the hearing of a PIL through video conferencing. The PIL complained of indiscriminate flouting of all social distancing norms at the liquor vends after they were reopened on May 4.

US Military Plane Crash Carried Nine Personnel

The United States military officials on Wednesday confirmed that nine personnel were aboard the military plane that crashed near Savannah in Georgia state.

Trump’s lawyers begin his defence at Senate trial

White House lawyer Pat Cipollone said the impeachment was a Democratic Party attempt to overturn the 2016 elections and bar him from the November election. Instead, he said, "Let the people decide that".

CBI court orders fresh probe into IAS officer’s death

The court rejected the closure report filed by the Central agency in this connection.

Illegal Liquor Seized From Bidar MLA’s Residence

Income Tax officials and the Excise Department on Friday conducted a raid at the residence of Bidar MLA Ashok Kheny and seized illegal liquor.

Facebook Slapped With 4 Lawsuits in Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Social networking giant Facebook has been slapped with four legal lawsuits within a week amid claims that UK-based analytical firm Cambridge Analytica is accused of harvesting millions of users' data from Facebook.

Andhra Signs 77 MoUs at Partnership Summit

The Andhra Pradesh government has signed a total of 77 MoUs worth Rs.31,546 crore investment with various companies at the CII Partnership Summit here.

Gender specific protective gears for women in CRPF

Delhi: In a first, women personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who faces riotous mobs will soon get a body gear that fits...

Waiting for India’s decision to lift airspace ban says Pakistan

Lahore: Pakistan on Sunday made it clear that it was waiting for India's decision to lift the airspace ban. They also reiterated that there is...

Full lockdown in Chennai, 3 TN districts June 19-30, announces CM

In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said full lockdown will be implemented in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu subject to some relaxations to essential/emergency services.

PM of RSS lying to nation says Rahul on detention camp...

In a tweet, the Congress MP from Kerala's Wayanad said: "The Prime Minister of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) is lying to the nation." He also used the hashtag #JhootJhootJhoot that means "lie, lie, lie".

Singapore Revokes Work Permits of North Korean Nationals

The Singapore government on Monday nullified the work permits of all North Korean nationals in the country, according to a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) report on sanctions against the communist country.

Terror Outfits act as Proxies of Pakistan Army

Exiled Kashmiri leader Shaukat Ali Kashmiri has accused the Pakistan Army of backing terrorist organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and using them as its proxies against India.