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GOI toughened Law against child sexual abuse

The Government of India has stiffened the law against child sexual abuse. The amended law makes the maximum penalty for child sex abuse to capital...

Dhruv Shorey named Delhi captain, Nitish Rana as deputy for Ranji...

New Delhi: Experienced right-handed batsman Dhruv Shorey will be leading Delhi while Nitish Rana will serve as a deputy in their upcoming Ranji Trophy campaign...

Andhra pays tributes to YSR on his 10th death anniversary

Amaravati: Rich tributes were paid to late Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy by the party leaders and family members across Andhra Pradesh on his 10th...

No govt ration if one fails to pay electricity bills

No application relating to any welfare scheme of government including distribution of subsidised ration would be entertained if the resident has not paid his/her electricity bill

NTA publishes calendar for competitive exams

New Delhi: National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the detailed calendar for entrance and competitive examinations conducted by them. The calendar includes the schedule for exams...

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...

Sonia Gandhi calls meeting of former party chiefs of Delhi

New Delhi: With just five months left for the Assembly elections in the national capital, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of...

IIT-Bombay bans ‘anti-national’ activities on Powai campus

Students at the IIT-Bombay campus were stunned to receive the 15-point circular from the authorities which some have labeled as "restrictions" on their freedom and rights.

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...

Don’t Misunderstand Our Peace Policy As Our Weakness, Pakistan President Arif...

Islamabad: Addressing the Independence rally in Islamabad on Wednesday, Pakistan President Arif Alvi said: “Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one." He was commemorating the 73rd Independence...

Press freedom: Kashmir communication blackout in national interest says PCI

Delhi: Press Council of India sought permission from Supreme Court to intervene in a case filed by Anuradha Bhasin, the editor of Kashmir Times which...

More than 2,400 students have dropped out from IIT’s says MHRD

New Delhi: More than 2,400 students have dropped out of the most sought after IITs in the past two years, reveals data provided by the...

Garbage Cafe: a unique initiative by Ambikapur Municipal Corporation

Ambikapur: Soon, residents of Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh will be able to get free food in exchange for plastic at a one-of-its-kind 'Garbage Cafe'.The Ambikapur Municipal...

Assistant professor of Hyderabad’s EFLU found hanging in house

The decomposed body of Dr Rahul Balusu (45), of EFLU's Computational Linguistic Department, was found in his apartment flat.

IIT Hyderabad student commits suicide, writes there is no future for...

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...

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes charge as new...

Bhaduaria took over from his predecessor Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa who retired after serving in the IAF for over four decades.

DGCA bans certain models of MacBook Pro Laptops in airports

New Delhi: The Director-General of Civil Aviation on Monday asked passengers to not carry models of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops, for which Apple had issued...

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

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...

Why do you have ‘War and Peace’ at home, Bombay HC...

Bombay: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked academic Vernon Gonsalves to explain why he possessed books and CD's that are anti-state. The materials that...

Tap water samples from 11 parts of Delhi fail parameters

The Delhi Jal Board comes directly under the Delhi government with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as its Chairman

“Food does not have a religion, it is a religion,” Zomato...

New Delhi: Food delivery company Zomato on Wednesday refused to resolve a customer’s complaint about being assigned a Muslim delivery executive for his food order...

DMK poll affidavit says it gave money to CPI, CPM

The CPI(M) submitted its affidavit on September 13 and July 10. The party claimed that its total expenditure is approximately Rs 7.2 crore. The CPI has not submitted its expenditure.

Assam government extends lockdown in Guwahati for another week

A government official said that Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna issued an order on Saturday night extending the lockdown in Guwahati till July 19.

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

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...

CAA-NRC Protests: Over a Hundred Students of UoH Detained

The bus in which the students were travelling to the Exhibition ground in Nampally was stopped mid-way by Telangana police. 

“Babies Day Out”; Dr. Kafeel Khan acquitted of all false charges

Two years back. more than 60 children died at BRD medical college owing to shortage of Oxygen. The state government had tried to wash their hands off the incident by suspending Dr Kafeel Khan and holding him accountable for the tragedy.

Holi in blood : Carnage in Shiv Vihar

Burnt houses, vandalized mosques, traumatized people who are now taunted by the apathy of the government- this is what Shiv Vihar has to offer this Holi

If Kashmiris are happy, why are they locked inside, asks Asaduddin...

Hyderabad: Lashing out at the Narendra Modi led central government, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief and Hyderabad (TS) MP Asaduddin Owaisi asked why are...

After 80 days in lockdown, Mumbai unleashes Unlock 3.0

Long queues of crawling vehicles were witnessed on the Eastern Express Highway, Western Express Highway, Eastern Freeway, main roads in the city and suburbs, besides inter-district roads, as people rushed to their offices, shops or commercial establishments.

Rajiv Gandhi never used powers to spread fear says Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: "Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi never used his powers to create an atmosphere of fear or to destroy the freedom and liberty of...

TRS names candidate for Huzurnagar Assembly by-poll

The by-election has been necessitated by resignation of N. Uttam Kumar Reddy from the Assembly following his election to the Lok Sabha.

Water in 1,186 blocks ‘over-exploited’, Centre tells LS

New Delhi: Groundwater levels in various parts of the country are reducing because of continuous withdrawal and 1,186 blocks have been categorised as 'over- exploited',...

RTI amendment bill approved in Rajya Sabha

Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by a voice vote amid a walkout from the Congress, Rashtriya...

Rahul Gandhi remembers father on his death anniversary

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1991 during a late night election rally in Sriperumbudur village of Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls when a suicide bomber struck.

Blind officer takes over charge as Collector in Jharkhand

Rajesh Kumar Singh on Wednesday took over as the new Deputy Commissioner of Bokaro, thus becoming the first visually impaired official to get charge of a district. He was handed over the charge at the Bokaro Collectorate by the outgoing District Collector Mukesh Kumar.

Congress leader Sushmita Dev tests Covid positive in Assam, tally 14,032

On Thursday, Covid-19 death toll rose to 24 and the number of cases jumped to 14,032 in the state.

Buses return on Telangana roads after 58 days

State-owned Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) resumed bus services from 6 a.m. across the state, except in Hyderabad where city bus services remained suspended.

Chennai, Ahmedabad Airports Fail in DGCA Safety Inspection; Show Cause Notices...

Chennai/Ahmedabad: Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday issued show cause notices to the directors of the Chennai and Ahmedabad airports, after it found that some critical...

Jharkhand bans Pan Masala for 1 year

A state government notification issued by health secretary Nitin Kulkarni said "41 samples of pan masalas of different brands including Rajni Gandha, Raj Niwas, Dilruba and others were collected from different districts for test and analysis during 2019-20.

BJP Leader Files Complaint Against Anurag Kashyap Over Sacred Games

New Delhi: Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Bagga has filed a police complaint against Anurag Kashyap, the director of Sacred Games, Netflix web series for"intentionally hurting...

Historic Indo-Nepal petroleum pipeline inaugurated

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhganj (Nepal) petroleum pipeline through video conferencing. It is the first-ever cross border petroleum pipeline...

DMK MLA Arasu tests positive for coronavirus

The DMK President M.K. Stalin in a tweet on Saturday wished Arasu a quick recovery so that he can carry on with his public work.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railways under threat; UNESCO seeks report

Baku: UNESCO has asked the Indian Railways to submit a report by next February on the state of conservation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR)...

Sonia to decide Cong plans on Mahatma’s 150th anniversary

New Delhi: Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of all party leaders on September 12 to discuss the party's week-long programme on...

Jagan Mohan Reddy to appear in CBI court in illegal assets...

The court, which had reserved its order on his petition on October 18, pronounced it on Friday.

Andhra Pradesh: Former speaker and TDP leader Kodela Siva Prasada Rao...

Hyderabad:   Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao died allegedly after attempting to commit suicide at his house in Hyderabad on Monday. He...

Flood situation grave in Assam. 62,000 in 8 districts affected

Assam: The flood situation in Assam turned grave on Tuesday. As per reports, more than 62,000 people in 8 districts are affected. The situation might...

‘Machali Mata Yatra’ suspended due to security reasons

Sri Nagar: ‘Machail Mata Yatra’ which long for 43-days, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir was suspended due to security reasons, officials said yesterday....

Uttar Pradesh: IAS officer apologises for casteist remarks

Ballia: In a rather unusual development, an IAS officer posted in Uttar Pradesh has issued a public apology after he taunted some Dalit leaders of...

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.

Output of eight core industries contracts 0.5% in August, shows government...

Production in five of the sectors – coal, crude oil, natural gas, cement and electricity – declined in August. The steel sector showed the best growth, of 5%, during the month, while coal performed the worst, declining 8.6%.

Maternal Mortality Rate comes down in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) of Tamil Nadu has decreased by six points according to the 2018 State Health Management Information System data. Earlier, it...

10 arrested for arson during Jamia university protest

"Out of the 10 arrested, three are bad characters of the area. They were identified and put under arrest," said a senior police officer.

Air India allows Haj Pilgrims to carry Zam Zam Water

New Delhi: Air India on Tuesday said that pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia after Haj will be allowed to carry holy water from the Zamzam...

IB busts Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan’s ‘honey-trap’ used in luring...

The ISI-backed call centre was using Indian SIM cards, seized by Pakistan customs from Indian travelers, mostly women, visiting their relatives in Pakistan. Over 100 Indian SIM cards have been traced as the Delhi Police along with the police of a few other states launched a nationwide investigation into a sensational honey-trap scandal.

Pakistan can not have a full fledged war with India –...

New Delhi: Pakistan can neither fight a full-fledged nor a limited war with India and is waging a proxy war, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said...

MHRD launches ‘Shagun’; a network of 15 lakh school across India

New Delhi: Ramesh Pokhriyal, minister of Union Human Resource Development has launched a web portal 'Shagun', which links more than 15 lakh schools across the...

Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi may close again in view of...

The development comes a day after Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari's secretary Amantullah passed away at Safdarjung hospital on Tuesday night due to Covid-19.

Covid warriors working without fear, like freedom fighters, says Goa CM

"I congratulate the doctors, nurses, police and other frontline warriors. We have to respect our Covid warriors. All of them have worked hard," Sawant said in his speech in Panaji, singling out Covid frontline warriors for praise.

CBI arrests IPS officer S.M.H. Mirza in Narada sting footage case

Mirza, earlier grilled nine times in connection with the scam, has been produced before the CBI special court at Bankshall.

Rice of 33 percent of Tigers in India says Tiger Census...

New Delhi: The population of tigers in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, a rise of 33 per cent, according...

Narendra Modi in Benjamin Netanyahu’s Election campaign posters

Tel Aviv: Ahead of an unprecedented snap poll on September 17, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party has put banners featuring his pictures with...

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad arrested

New Delhi: The Delhi Police arrested Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Saturday for arson and rioting during demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act in...

Former Maharashtra CM Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passes away

Last month, Patil-Nilangekar tested Covid-19 positive and fully recovered from it.

“Everything is fine, everything is normal in Kashmir,” said Satya Pal...

Srinagar: With the deployment of additional forces fueling fears that it could be part of a plan to abrogate Article 35A, J&K Governor Satya Pal...

Collecting data for National Population Register will begin in September 2020

New Delhi: According to the Government notification, the next round of recording biometric and family-tree details of Indian citizens under the National Population Register (NPR)...

All evidence against Chinmayanand in safe custody says father of the...

Lucknow: Father of the Shahjahanpur law student, who accused former Union minister Chinmayanand of sexual harassment, has said that his daughter has kept all evidence...

No proof of adverse impact on environment, HC gives green signal...

The official tourist season in Goa starts on October 1 and winds up on May 31.

Congress Plans ‘Gandhi Sandesh Yatra’ in Gujarat

A senior congress leader said the BJP was emphasising on cleanliness on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, but everyone knew it was just politics.

Fresh protest in Delhi’s Seelampur over CAA

As per reports, stones were pelted by the protesters and many buses of DTC have been damaged. Locals say that police have resorted to lathi-charge and used tear gas shells against the protesters.

NRC: Govt will help ‘genuine’ Indians prove their citizenship, says Assam...

Guwahati: "The state government will take all possible steps to help genuine Indians prove their citizenship," said Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Sonowal’s statement came...

‘No question’ of privatising Railways, says Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Union Railway minister, Piyush Goyal on Friday said that there was  “no question” regarding the privatisation of India Railways. However, he said that the...

Centre re-appoints Tushar Mehta as Solicitor General for three years, Venugopal...

Senior advocate Pinky Anand and A.N.S. Nadkarni have been dropped as Additional Solicitors General, while the Centre has re-appointed Vikramjit Banerjee, Aman Lekhi, Madhavi Divan, K.M. Nataraj and Sanjay Jain -- as ASGs for the Supreme Court for three years.

Lucknow University turns 100

The university also threw open its gates for the common people on Monday on the occasion.

Sabarimala verdict: No stay on 2018 judgement

According to this verdict, women of all ages can visit the shrine till larger bench decides this issue, which is actually no relief to petitioners who had moved the top court seeking a review of its previous judgement.

Sad that there cannot be a common language in India, says...

Speaking to reporters here, Rajinikanth said a common language is important for any country for its development, growth and integrity.

Jamia students march to Parliament foiled by police

The march was called by the Left-leaning All India Students Association (AISA) who had also staged a protest against the law at Jantar Mantar. Hundreds of students had gathered outside Jamia Millia Islamia to march to Parliament but as the Delhi police started using canes and tear gas.

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...

Neha Dixit Wins 2019 International Press Freedom Award from Committee to...

Neha Dixit, Indian woman Journalist selected for International Press Freedom Award 2019 from Committee to Protect Journalists. “Neha Dixit, an award-winning freelance reporter, has covered...

Rs 10,000 fine for spitting ‘paan’ in Ahmedabad

The AMC has also raised the fine on spitting in public and not wearing masks from Rs 200 to Rs 500. Both the decisions have been taken so as to continue the curbing of the Covid-19 outbreak in the city.