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Ghulam Nabi Azad out to demoralise majority community: BJP
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday asserted that principal opposition Indian National Congress' senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad had made another attempt to ''demean and moralise'' the majority community by observing that the number of candidates invit ... read..


 
Ganga Fast: Authorities shift Sant Gopal Das to PGI Chandigarh; hunger strike continues
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Sant Gopal Das, observing hunger strike for clean Ganga, since June 24, has been referred to PGI Chandigarh from AIIMS Rishikesh Thursday afternoon. The young saint who started the fast after the death of Prof GD Agrawal for the holy river, was sent Chan ... read..


 
ND Tiwari dies at 93, Rahul & Manmohan offer condolemces
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Veteran Congress leader and former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister N D Tiwariy, died on Thursday following prolonged illness, sources said. He was 93 and is survived by his wife Ujjwala Tiwari and son Rohit Tiwari. Tiwari was admitted at Ma ... read..


 
BCCI names three squads for Deodhar Trophy
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday announced the squads for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy that starts on October 23. The India A, B and C sides will be led by Indian ODI aspirants Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane re ... read..


 
Delhi Police makes elaborate arrangements for Dussehra
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Delhi Police has made elaborate traffic arrangements to ensure smooth movement of traffic for Dussehra, which will be celebrated on Friday. According to Delhi Traffic Police, all together at 46 venues Dussehra would be celebrated by burning effigies of R ... read..


 
Cong releases first list of 12 candidates for C'Garh Assy polls
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Congress on Thursday released its first list of 12 candidates for the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh. The list of 12 candidates, approved by the central election committee of the Congress and released by AICC General Secretary Mukul Wasnik ... read..


 
Delhi govt forms inspection team to check air pollution
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 9:11:28 PM IST
Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday constituted a six-member team to carry out surprise inspection in the national capital to check whether measures to control air pollution have been put in place. ... read..


 
India seeks to further deepen ties with Maldives
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
India is looking forward to further deepen its partnership with the Maldives following the just concluded presidential election in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. ... read..


 
Choudhary clears air on attending ICC meet
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The BCCI on Thursday cleared the air on whether acting-secretary Amitabh Choudhary was attending the ICC Chief Executives meeting as a substitute to under-fire CEO Rahul Johri, stating that the former is a director of the board and was anyway scheduled to ... read..


 
German Navy Chief meets Indian Admiral
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Chief of the German Navy, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause met Admiral Sunil Lanba on Thursday as part of his four-day visit, dubbed by the government as a "significant milestone in Indo-German Naval relations". ... read..


 
Former Uttarakhand, UP Chief Minister N.D. Tiwari dead (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister N.D. Tiwari died on Thursday -- on his 93rd birthday -- at a private hospital in the national capital following prolonged illness, doctors said. ... read..


 
Sri Lankan PM arrives in India
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 8:41:30 PM IST
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday arrived in India for a three-day official visit. ... read..


 
Maneka Gandhi urges political parties to form sexual harassment committee
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 8:41:28 PM IST
With the rising number of alleged sexual harassment cases surfacing since the #MeToo campaign raged in India, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday urged all the political parties to form internal complaint committees. ... read..


 
Rahul, Manmohan Singh condole Tiwari's demise
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Thursday condoled the demise of veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari. Tiwari, former Union Minister and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand passed away here on Thursd ... read..


 
PM's corruption puts IAF pilots at risk: Rahul on reports of India buying retired Jaguars
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Taking on the Union government over the Rafale fighter jet controversy, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi-led government has renegotiated the UPA government's deal, claiming which would have strengthened the Indian ... read..


 
Pilgrims' safety at Sabrimala responsibility of state govt: MHA
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday said that the safety and security of the pilgrims at Sabarimala temple is the responsibility of the State Government as the maintenance of law and order comes under the purview of the state governments, offic ... read..


 
Amit Shah condoles death of N D Tiwari
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday condoled the death of veteran politician and former Chief Minister of UP and Uttarakhand N D Tiwari. "Veteran politician N D Tiwari was a freedom fighter and also three time Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was also Ch ... read..


 
Terror and talks can't go together: MEA on Pakistan
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 8:11:36 PM IST
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Ravish Kumar in reference to Pakistan reiterated that terror and talks don't go together. ... read..


 
In a first, India and Japan to hold joint military exercise in Mizoram
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Aiming to further expand the horizon of joint exercises, India and Japan are all set to hold their first ever joint military exercise "Dharma Guardian" at Counter Insurgency Warfare School Vairengte in Mizoram from November 1. The 2-week long exercise wil ... read..


 
Australia's Aboriginal & Torres Strait dance group to visit Bengal, Mizoram and Bhopal
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Australia's leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, will embark on a multi-city tour of India in October this year as part of Australia Fest. Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu, said- " ... read..


 
India hopes people's mandate will prevail in Maldives
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
India on Thursday exuded confidence that the mandate of the people of Maldives will "prevail" and asserted that New Delhi is looking forward to work closely with the new dispensation under President elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. "In keeping with our 'Nei ... read..


 
Arambagh Puja Samiti extends helping hand to orphan kids
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Arambagh Puja, known for its uniqueness, creativity and social responsibility in celebration, is this year trying to create awareness about the plight of orphans and spastic children in India. Children from Salam Balak Trust and AHMC, an NGO which works ... read..


 
Delhi Govt's contractual employees to continue to receive payments at rates prevailing before Aug 4
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Delhi Cabinet has decided that payments to all those, who have been directly employed on contract basis by the state Government, boards and corporations at minimum wage rates or by contractors in various works at minimum wage rates, will continue at earli ... read..


 
Minister instructs Mecon to expedite work on proposed Kadapa Steel Plant in Andhra
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh has instructed MECON, the project consultant for the steel plant proposed in Kadapa district, to give its technical report to the Task Force immediately without waiting for any other details to be provided by ... read..


 
Comment by Ghulam Nabi Azad is an another attempt to demean, demoralise Hindus: BJP
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The BJP on Thursday said principal opposition Congress' senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has made another attempt to ''demean and moralise'' Hindus when he made a remark that the number of Hindu candidates inviting him for campaigning has declined hugely. ... read..


 
Editors Guild asks Akbar to withdraw defamation case, offers legal support to Ramani
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Extending its support to the women journalists who had leveled allegations of sexual harassment against former Minister of State for External affairs M J Akbar, the Editors Guild of India on Thursday asked him to withdraw the case against journalist Priya ... read..


 
Congress running sponsored 'Modi Hatao' campaign in Pakistan: BJP
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
The BJP on Thursday said the Congress was running a 'Modi Hatao' campaign in Pakistan and accused it of 'demeaning' and defaming the Hindu community in India. ... read..


 
Double standards in JLF's stand on #MeToo?
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
After several star speakers of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, including C.P. Surendran, Suhel Seth and Chetan Bhagat, among others, have been accused of sexually harassing multiple women, on the sidelines of the popular lit fest, the organisers, in a ... read..


 
Share happiness with less fortunate, President
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST
Durga Punja and Vijayadashmi are days when we should share our happiness with the less fortunate, the lonely and those in pain, President Ram Nath Kovind said in a message on Thursday. ... read..


 
Women should be treated equally everywhere: Javadekar
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 7:11:37 PM IST
A day after MJ Akbar resigned from the government, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Thursday asserted that women should be treated equally everywhere in the society. ... read..


 
RSDC's Annual Awards Draw Wide Interest from Rubber Value Chain
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 7:11:35 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (NewsVoir): Having carved a distinct niche for themselves on the skilling calendar of the country, the celebrated RSDC (Rubber Skill Development Council) awards are witnessing wide interest from different stakeholders in the rubb ... read..


 
There's no God: Stephen Hawking in his last book
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
In "Brief Answers To The Big Questions", the last book published in renowned physicist Stephen Hawkings name, he has reached the conclusion that there is no God. ... read..


 
Envoys of 4 nations present credentials
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
The Ambassadors of Kuwait, Belgium, Portugal and Cambodia presented their credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. ... read..


 
DUJ condemns attacks on journalists in Kashmir, Kerala
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) has taken strong note of the twin attacks against journalists in Kerala and in Jammu & Kashmir. DUJ president SK Pande and general secretary Sujata Madhok said here in a press release that the DUJ was appalled at the ... read..


 
Sant Gopal Das seeks HC's intervention against shifting to PGI Chandigarh
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Sant Gopal Das, who has been observing a hunger strike for clean Ganga since June 24, on Thursday sought an intervention from the Uttarakhand High Court against 'attempts' of the authorities to refer him to (PGI) Chandigarh. In a letter written to the Chi ... read..


 
Amid predicament in Congress camp, BJP eyes Chakma stronghold seats in Mizoram
New Delhi/Aizawl | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
BJP is sensing 'victory' in at least one seat in poll-bound Mizoram even as confusion prevails on the fate of November 28 elections and candidates in two key assembly segments in West Tuipui and Tuichawng. An influential umbrella body of civil societies ... read..


 
DUJ Blasts Attacks on Journalists in Kashmir and Kerala
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Delhi Union of Journalists has taken strong note of the twin attacks against journalists in Kerala and in Jammu & Kashmir. In Kerala, women journalists were the target of a violent rightwing mob, while in Kashmir security forces attacked journalists w ... read..


 
More Indian Travellers to Schengen area, but no provision for special visas
By Rajat Rawat New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Schengen area countries, post-Brexit, remain a priority destination for Indian travellers, especially the high earning lot, however the recent denial to provide special category 'super priority' as well as 'priority' visas, already being issued by the ... read..


 
Amitabh not alternative of Rahul Johri: BCCI
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday clarified that Executive Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary is not going to be an alternative of Chief Executive Rahul Johri at the ongoing International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in Singapore. Aft ... read..


 
Producers Guild of India to ensure safer workplace for employees, crew members
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Amid the MeToo storm that has gripped the Bollywood industry, the Producers Guild of India has said the committee has taken steps to ensure the highest standards of safety for employees and crew members, whether in offices or on the sets of productions. ... read..


 
Sisodia expresses concern over deteriorating 'air quality', urges Centre to intervene
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Expressing concern over deteriorating air quality in the national capital, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday urged the Centre to intervene to tackle the situation. Addressing a press conference here, Mr Sisodia said,"in the past two- ... read..


 
Prez greets nation on Durga Puja, Dussehra
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of Durga Puja, Dussehra and Vijayadashmi. In a message, the President said: "On the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja and Vijayadashmi, I convey Shubho Bijoya as well as Dussehra ... read..


 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 launched; Priced Rs 57,900 for India
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Samsung India on Thursday launched Galaxy Tab S4, a new 2-in-1 Android tablet that comes equipped with Samsung Dex and S Pen, making it a perfect device for those who want to do more -- anytime, anywhere. The company is giving the new tab at Rs 57,900 ... read..


 
#MeToo fallout: Maneka urges parties to form committee for protecting women
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Amid an upsurge in MeToo# cases in the country with several women in the country from various fields levelling allegations of sexual harrassment against their former colleagues and superiors, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursda ... read..


 
Former UP, U'khand CM, N D Tiwari dies at 93
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Veteran Congress leader and former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister N D Tiwari passed away here on Thursday after prolonged illness. Tiwari, who suffered multiple organ failure in July, passed away at a private hospital, sources said. He was ... read..


 
PM to visit Shirdi on Oct 19
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Shirdi in Maharashtra on October 19. The Prime Minister will unveil the plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of various development works of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust. He will release a silver coin to ... read..


 
N D Tiwari served as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Former Congress veteran Narayan Datt, Tiwari held a unique distinction of serving as the Chief Minister of two states. Tiwari was a three-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh -- in 197677, 198485, 198889 and also served as the Chief Minister of ... read..


 
#MeToo storm: MJ Akbar's legal battle begins
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The statement of former Union Minister MJ Akbar, in the defamation case filed by him against a woman journalist over the MeeToo allegations on him, will be recorded on October 31, the Patiala House Court said on Thursday. In his argument in the court, M ... read..


 
PM for better coordination for effective response to save life & property during natural disasters
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday emphasised need for better coordination between various stakeholders and undertaking more joint exercises to bring about effective response to save life and property during natural disasters . Chairing the six ... read..


 
Former Uttarakhand, UP Chief Minister N.D.Tiwari dead (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister N.D. Tiwari died on Thursday -- on his 93rd birthday -- in the national capital at a private hospital following prolonged illness, doctors said. ... read..


 
Delhi court to record Akbar's statement on Oct 31 (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
A court here on Thursday admitted a criminal defamation suit filed by former Minister M.J. Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani and said it will record the BJP leader's statement on October 31. ... read..


 
Delhi cabinet restores increase in minimum wages quashed by HC
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi cabinet on Thursday restored the increase in the minimum wages that was junked by the High Court on August 4, and approved a proposal to give a 10 per cent discount on metro cards used in state-run buses. ... read..


 
Amitabh Choudhary not Johri's substitute at ICC: BCCI
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 5:41:34 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a statement clarifying that acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary is not a "substitute" for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rahul Johri, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by an anonymous forme ... read..


 
ND Tiwari passes away on his 93rd birthday
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 5:11:31 PM IST
Veteran Congress leader and former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Narayan Datt Tiwari passed away at a hospital in South Delhi on his 93rd birthday on Thursday. ... read..


 
MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual abuse
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
After singer Sona Mohapatra called music director Anu Malik a 'serial predator', singer Shweta Pandit, has accused the composer of sexually harassing her when she was a minor. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Shweta termed Anu Malik a 'pedophile a ... read..


 
Govt says working on digital process to issue new SIM cards
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Government on Thursday said they are contemplating to bringing out a hassle-free and digital process for issuing new SIM cards through a mobile app. The Department of Telecommunication and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), in a jo ... read..


 
BHEL wins ICAI award for excellence in cost management
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been conferred the ICAI National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for this year. The award was presented by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to BHEL chairman and managing director Atul Sobti and BH ... read..


 
Amarinder meets Modi to press for compensation for stubble burning
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for compensation to farmers in lieu of stubble burning, while also urging his intervention to ensure settlement of Rs 31000 crore CCL gap and assistance fo ... read..


 
Brainwonders announces expansion plans across North India
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 4:11:29 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (NewsVoir): Brainwonders, the expert in the science of Dermatoglyphics and the only U.S Patented DMIT Company, has announced mega expansion plans across North India. ... read..


 
Diana Edulji says "more opinions" to be taken in wives on tour matter
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 3:41:37 PM IST
Member of Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators, Diana Edulji, has said that they are yet to take decisions over allowing wives of cricketers to extend their stay during overseas tours. ... read..


 
Congress becoming victim of its own propaganda: Swamy on Azad's remark
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 3:41:37 PM IST
A day after Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said that Hindu brothers don't invite him for campaigning anymore, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy asserted that Congress is becoming victim of its own propaganda created against the Hindu ... read..


 
Priya Ramani caused irreparable loss to Akbar's reputation, says his counsel
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 3:41:35 PM IST
Former Minister for State for External Affairs, MJ Akbar's counsel told a Delhi court that Journalist Priya Ramani has caused a dent into the image of the former minister, which he had built over 40 years. ... read..


 
Envoys of four nations present credentials to President
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Ambassadors of Kuwait, Belgium, Portugal and Cambodia presented their credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. The envoys who presented their credentials were Ambassador of the State of Kuwait Jase ... read..


 
Stubble burning: Punjab CM meets PM to press for compensation
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 2:41:42 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for compensation to farmers in lieu of stubble burning. ... read..


 
Next edition of Snapdeal sale celebrates Dussehra
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 2:41:42 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 18 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Snapdeal's Dussehra edition of the Mega Diwali Sale starts from 18th October and will run till 21st October 2018. ... read..


 
Kerala Brahmana Sabha moves SC for Sabrimala verdict review
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 2:41:28 PM IST
The All-Kerala Brahmins Association has approached the Supreme Court seeking review of the verdict that allowed entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala Temple. The association is also known as Kerala Brahmana Sabha. ... read..


 
Govt clarifies not a single mobile phone to be disconnected
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
The Government on Thursday refuted the news reports which were doing rounds that 50 crore mobile numbers, almost half of the total mobiles in circulation, are at the risk of disconnection. The news report tried to create unnecessary panic among mobile us ... read..


 
VIP kin row: Being projected as Terrrorist, says Ashish
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Ashish Pandey, ex-BSP MP son allegedly caught on camera flashing a gun at a five-star hotel and repeatedly threatening ex-Congress MLA's son Gaurav Kanwar and his young woman friend, on Thursday said his media trial was going on for past four days and pro ... read..


 
Avaali Solutions to launch unique vendor portal; aims to embrace digital transformation
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 1:41:31 PM IST
Avaali Solutions, a startup pioneering in the space of enabling digital transformation for enterprises across various sectors in India, has announced the launch of their unique vendor platform. ... read..


 
Eating patterns for diabetics post Navratri
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 1:41:29 PM IST
The Navratri celebrations are about to conclude and so are the nine-day fast. Fasting is one of the ... read..


 
&flix makes October spookier with premiere of 'Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween'
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
&flix is all set to bring the much-anticipated sequel 'Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween' on October 25. The channel is giving its viewers an opportunity to watch the film, before anyone else does, as the movie is releasing in theatres on October 26. With ... read..


 
Ashish Pandey surrenders before court, claims innocence
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 1:11:33 PM IST
Ashish Pandey, the son of former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Rakesh Pandey, has surrendered before Patiala House Court on Thursday in connection with Delhi hotel brawl case. ... read..


 
Sri Lankan PM to visit India today
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 1:11:29 PM IST
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe is arriving here this evening on a three-day official visit. ... read..


 
Pleasant morning in Delhi
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Delhiites on Thursday woke up to a pleasant morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 18 degrees Celsius, normal for the season. The weather office, however, has forecast partly cloudy sky with possibility of development of thunder lightning durin ... read..


 
India tops list of Breast cancer patients
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality among patients suffering from cancer globally, while Indian women are the highest sufferers of the lethal disease worldwide, a recent data says. ''India needs more awareness to prevent mortality thr ... read..


 
DoT, UIDAI quash reports on mobile number disconnection
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 12:11:27 PM IST
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday dismissed the reports claiming that over 50 crore mobile numbers connected with Aadhaar are at risk of disconnection while labelling them "untrue a ... read..


 
Six ways to protect your baby's skin this winter (Health Tips)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
Winter is here, which means your baby needs extra care and attention. Baby skin requires a lot more nourishment during winter, as the temperature drop tends to make the skin dry. Winter also brings with it various skin problems for babies, as their skin i ... read..


 
Post 'Me Too': Can Wordsmith M J Akbar turn worries to smoke rings?
By Nirendra Dev New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
"Bengal is famous for the magic of its women and the sweet tooth of its men . The Bihari tooth is different," wrote M J Akbar himself a Bihari - in one of his best selling non-fictions 'Blood Brothers A Family Saga'. The highly acclaimed b ... read..


 
Meniscus and cartilage injuries can be managed with minimally invasive surgery
New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 18 2018 IST
Cases of knee injuries in sports are being increasingly reported in the country, as more people are playing football and running marathons, but such injuries can be managed by minimally invasive means, says Aditya Sai Kadavkolan, arthroscopy and sports m ... read..


 
Air quality in Delhi continues to remain poor
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 11:11:26 AM IST
Air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the poor category owing to constant stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana. ... read..


 
Pleasant Thursday morning in Delhi
New Delhi | Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
It was a pleasant morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 18 degrees Celsius, at par with the season's average. ... read..


 
Fuel prices witness dip
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2018 10:11:29 AM IST
Prices of both petrol and diesel across the country witnessed a dip on Thursday. After a reduction of 21 paise the petrol price in the national capital settled at Rs 82.62 per litre. ... read..


 
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