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Vedanta Sterlite Plant: National Green Tribunal orders re-opening

The National Green Tribunal has ordered to re-open the Vedanta Sterlite Plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Earlier, in May 2018, endorsing the closure direction...

Son of BSF Jawan who complained about quality of food served...

New Delhi: The son of BSF Jawan, Tej Bahadur Yadav who made a viral video criticising the food that was served to security forces...

Uttar Pradesh government to impose cow welfare cess

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday gave an approval to impose 0.5 percent cow welfare cess on excise items. The government also sanctioned Rs....

We never know, we may hear – ‘hey I am here’...

Thiruvananthapuram: CEO of ICT Academy Kerala, Santhosh Kurup posted on Facebook about the setback of Chandrayaan-2, India's Mission to the Moon. "We lost the communication to...

CBCF forces Emraan Hashmi starter to change title

Mumbai: The CBCF has forced Emraan Hashmi starrer to change the title of their film. The original title of the film was 'Cheat India’ and...

Government employees to go on strike in Uttar Pradesh

40 lakh government employees in Uttar Pradesh will go on strike from February 6 demanding the restoration of old pension schemes as per a report...

US-China trade talks: What to expect

Chinese economy right now is faltering, in no small part because the foreign business activity has slowed down. The fact that they spend a lot of money building apartment blocks that no one's living in as part of the glut in money that they had in the country.

No woman MLA for Mizoram Assembly

As all the 15 women candidates lost their seats in Mizoram assembly election, the Mizoram assembly will not have a female legislative member. The...

Amitav Ghosh honoured with Jnanpith Award 2018

Noted Indian writer, Amitav Ghosh, honoured with the Jnanpith Award for the year 2018. The Jnanpith Award is an Indian literary award presented annually...

Myanmar Journalists remain jailed after loosing appeal

Myanmar court rejected an appeal by two Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed for breaking country’s Official Secret Act....

Road to equality is a long one, says Keshav Suri, member...

In an interview with IANSlife, the Executive Director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group shares the changes he has observed in the society in the past year.

Alok Nath Files Anticipatory Bail Application

Bollywood actor Alok Nath had filed an anticipatory bail application in a Mumbai court. A rape case was registered against the actor on a...

Apple will use recycled rare earth materials in new iPhones

Apple is also using recycled cobalt from iPhone batteries recovered by its disassembly robot "Daisy" combined with scrap from final assembly sites for brand-new Apple batteries.

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina, 71, chief of Awami League was sworn in as the new Prime minister of Bangladesh. Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid administered the...

Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual assault

Mumbai: Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him during the movie Sanju. The woman alleged...

PIL on entry for woman in Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah; Delhi High...

In response to a PIL filed three women law students, through advocate Kamlesh Kumar Mishra, seeking entry into the sanctum sanctorum of the Hazrat...

Freedom, citizenship and statelessness – Independence Day Reflections

  Who Sings the Nation-state is a provocative discussion on Nationalism and the idea of the state, between Judith Butler and Gayatri Spivak. The discussion...

People who feel unsafe and threatened in India should be bombed,...

According to a video released by the news agency ANI, Vikram Saini, the BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar said people who feel unsafe and threatened...

Israel fires missiles towards Damascus

Jerusalem: Israel war planes have fired missiles towards the Syrian capital city of Damascus. Most of the missiles were shot down by Syrian air defence...

Manipur Journalist jailed for calling Chief Minister as a puppet of...

Kishorechandra Wangkhem, a journalist from Manipur, sentenced for one year under the National Security Act. He was detained on November 27 for criticising the...

Air India serves stocked food from India during its International flight’s...

Air India has started stocking food items from India, on International flights, for using it on the return journey. According to a report from...

CBI Director Alok Verma resigns after being transferred by a PM...

The CBI director Alok Verma has resigned after he was removed from his post just 72 hours after being reinstated by the Supreme Court....

Manipur government asks for exemption from Citizen Amendment Bill

Manipur: The Manipur government has asked the central government to exempt it from the Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB). CAB was passed by Lok Sabha on...

Case registered against rationalist and writer K S Bhagawan in Bengaluru

The Bengaluru city police have filed an FIR against rationalist and writer K.S. Bhagawan for 'outraging religious sentiments' after a complaint was filed against...

3 Congress MLAs in hotel with BJP leaders

Bengaluru: Karnataka water resource minister D K Shivakumar has alleged that three Congress MLAs were in Mumbai hotel along with some BJP leaders. He alleged...

Google doodle celebrates first Anglo Indian author

Google honoured Anglo-Indian traveller, Sake Dean Mahomed today with a special Google doodle. It was on this day exactly 225 years ago that Sake...

Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao takes oath as Telangana CM

Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was sworn in as the Telangana Chief Minister, on Thursday. In the Assembly Elections, TRS...

Interim protection to Chidambaram, Karti extended in Aircel-Maxis case

A Delhi Court on Tuesday extended interim protection from arrest to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son, Karti, till January 11, in...

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, an ally of BJP for 10 years, Quits...

“The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, an alliance party to the NDA for the last 10 years, would like to officially communicate to the chief convener...

Shaktikanta Das : New RBI Governor

Retired IAS officer and former Economic affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das appointed as the new Reserve Bank governor. He replaces Urjit Patel, who resigned yesterday...

Meghalaya miners: Indian Navy divers spot one body

Shillong: Indian Navy divers have spotted the dead body of one of the 15 divers trapped inside the Meghalaya mines. The body was detected at...

MBBS student in Rajasthan accuses assistant professor of sexual assault

A first-year MBBS student of Bharatpur Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan has accused an assistant professor of sexual assault. She wrote a complaint to...

Scientific pursuits reduced to a grand circus, Rajiv Tyagi

  We have sunk to the deepest in our self-respect and self-image. Every little thing needs an investment in emotion, religious tomfoolery and communal polarization,...

Schools and hospitals are new cow shelters in Uttar Pradesh

Farmers in Iglas and Khair tehsils of Aligarh district are unhappy over stray cows as they are destroying crops. They are driving away the...

Kochi Biennale to organize fundraiser auction for flood relief

The state’s first live fundraiser art auction for the ongoing flood relief effort will be held this year on January 18 at the Kochi...

TDP government will give Scheduled Caste status to converted Christians, says...

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu promised that the TDP government will give Scheduled Caste status to converted Christians, and urged the...

One-third of UN workers say sexually harassed in past two years

One-third of U.N. staff and contractors experienced sexual harassment in the past two years, according to a report released by the United Nations on...

Resul Pookutty elected as Motion Pictures Sound Editors Guild of America...

Resul Pookutty, the 47-year-old sound designer and Oscar winner, has been selected as one of the board members of MPSE - Motion Pictures Sound...

Unnao rape case: National Human Rights Commission sent notice to Uttar...

The National Human Rights Commission, following media reports, on Friday sent a notice to Uttar Pradesh Government seeking a detailed report on the allegations...

Trailer of The Accidental Prime Minister on YouTube missing, says Anupam...

The Bollywood actor Anupam Kher said that the trailer of his new film, The Accidental Prime Minister in which he has acted as former...

2018 Election Result

In recently held Madhya Pradesh assembly elections the Congress won 114 seats, and BJP 109 seats, Bahujan Samaj Party 2, Samajwadi party 1 and...

Congress’s Achche Din

Counting of votes for the assembly elections 2018 in five states held today. In Rajasthan, the Congress won 101 seats. 2010 CWG gold medallist...

Madhya Pradesh Secretariat discontinues reciting of Vande Mataram on the first...

Madhya Pradesh Chief minister Kamal Nath had decided to skip previous BJP government's tradition of singing Vande Mataram in the secretariat on the first...

Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and 8 others chargesheeted

Delhi: Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and eight others chargesheeted on January 14, 2018. They were accused of organising alleged anti-national at Jawaharlal...

Admiral Karambir Singh assumes charge as new Indian Navy chief

Delhi: Succeeding Admiral Sunil Lanba, Admiral Karambir Singh assumed charge as the new Indian Navy chief. His tenure will continue till November 2021. Admiral Karambir...

First plant on Moon: China grows a cotton plant on Moon

A small cotton shoot is growing on Moon inside a bucket like a container on board a Chinese lunar lander, Chang’e-4. Chongqing University, which...

Sexual violence survivors embark on a 65 day long Dignity March

Survivors of sexual assault across the country embarked on a march from Mumbai, on Thursday. The march will end on February 22 in Delhi....

Youth For Equality files plea challenging the reservation bill in Supreme...

Youth For Equality organisation, on Thursday, filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the bill which was introduced in Lok Sabha by the...

Naseeruddin Shah will get an air ticket to Pakistan, says Uttar...

The Uttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena on Friday said that they will arrange an air ticket to Pakistan for actor Naseeruddin Shah on his remarks...

Tripura police attack ambulance carrying injured protesters

Agartala: A shocking video of Tripura policemen attacking an ambulance carrying two injured protesters went viral this week. The Northeastern states are witnessing protests against...