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UP: STF nabs wanted life convict who escaped from Agra prison in 2013
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 12:41:55 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Thursday arrested a wanted accused who had escaped from prison six years ago while serving a life imprisonment sentence in Agra Central jail. ... read..


Gold worth Rs 1.33 crores seized from aircraft at Chennai airport
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 15, 2019 12:41:52 PM IST
Chennai Customs Department has seized 3.3 kg of gold worth Rs 1.33 crores from an aircraft at Anna International Airport. ... read..


Parliamentary Standing Committee meeting on air pollution underway
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 12:41:47 PM IST
A meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Urban Development is underway to discuss the deteriorating air quality in the national capital, sources said on Friday. ... read..


Telangana BJP leader urges citizens, NRIs to support TSRTC
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 15, 2019 12:41:45 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader AP Jithender Reddy has urged citizens and all NRIs to support and save Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC). ... read..


Air pollution crisis: Gurugram gasping for breath as AQI crosses 700
Gurugram (Haryana) | November 15, 2019 12:41:37 PM IST
Gurugram residents continued to struggle for clean air as the Air Quality Index (AQI) docked at 703, which falls in the 'severe plus' category, on Friday morning, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). ... read..


Common Minimum Programme will be in Maharashtra's interets, says Sanjay Raut
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 15, 2019 12:11:52 PM IST
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) being prepared with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress will be in the interest of Maharashtra and reiterated that the government in the state will be ma ... read..


Lalu slams Bihar govt accusing it of 'undignified' treatment to Vashishtha Narayan Singh's mortal remains
Patna (Bihar) | November 15, 2019 12:11:50 PM IST
A day after renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh passed away at a hospital here, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav on Friday slammed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led state government accusing it of not ensuring a dignified treatment to ... read..


BSP condemns RSS' stand on Sabarimala
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 12:11:48 PM IST
Bahujan Samajwadi Party national spokesperson Sudhindra Bhadoria on Friday condemned the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's statement on Sabarimala and asserted that women and men should have equals rights in temples, mosque and church. ... read..


CRPF stands at forefront of fight against terrorism: Om Birla
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 12:11:47 PM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday said that the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is at the forefront of the fight against terrorism. ... read..


CJI Gogoi issues notices in all case on his last working day in SC
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 12:11:45 PM IST
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday issued notices in all the ten cases listed before him, as today is his last working day in the Supreme Court. He is slated to retire on November 17. ... read..


Maharashra CM will be from Shiv Sena: NCP's Nawab Malik
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 15, 2019 12:11:42 PM IST
As talks are going on between Shiv Sena, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to form a non-BJP government in Maharashtra, NCP leader Nawab Malik said that the chief minister will be from Shiv Sena only. ... read..


Tamil Nadu: SI sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering interrogator in 2014
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) | November 15, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
A district court in Tamil Nadu has sentenced a sub-inspector in Rameswaram to life imprisonment for murdering an interrogator in his chamber in 2014. ... read..


AP: Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney visits Kanaka Durga temple to seek blessings
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 12:11:37 PM IST
A day after being appointed as Chief Secretary of the state, senior IAS officer Nilam Sawhney on Friday visited Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada to seek blessings. ... read..


UP: Minor girl found dead after missing for 5 days
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 11:41:47 AM IST
A 10-year-old girl, who went missing on November 9, was found dead in Lucknow's Gosaiganj area on Thursday, police said. ... read..


Delhi-NCR continue to battle air pollution, AQI hovers around 482 in capital
New Delhi/Noida/ Gurugram/Ghaziabad | November 15, 2019 11:41:44 AM IST
The air pollution levels in Delhi and its adjoining areas remained in the 'severe' category for the third consecutive day despite the implementation of the Odd-Even scheme. ... read..


Rajnath Singh visits Bum La Pass along India-China border
Bum La Pass (Arunachal Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 11:41:41 AM IST
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday visited the forward posts at Bum La along the Indo-China border. ... read..


Shiv Sena calls CJI's Office coming under RTI purview a 'historic decision'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 15, 2019 11:41:39 AM IST
The Shiv Sena on Friday hailed the Supreme Court for ruling that the Chief Justice of India's Office is a "public authority" and comes under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act. ... read..


Tis Hazari clash: Were the stone pelters lawyers?
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
A new CCTV footage of the clash between the lawyers and the police, in Tis Hazari court premises on November 2, is making it difficult for the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to figure out that the stone pelters in black coat and with their faces covered ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi pays tribute to freedom fighter Birsa Munda on his 144th birth anniversary
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 10:41:46 AM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday paid tribute to tribal leader and freedom fighter Birsa Munda on his 144th birth anniversary. ... read..


Two held with drugs by Pune Custom officers
Pune (Maharashtra) | November 15, 2019 10:41:45 AM IST
Two people were arrested in possession with drugs by the Pune Custom officers in the last two days said Commissioner Customs on Friday. ... read..


Kovind, Modi extend greetings to Jharkhand on Birsa Munda's 144th birth anniversary and statehood day
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 10:41:42 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended their greetings to people of Jharkhand on the 144th birth anniversary of noted freedom fighter Birsa Munda and the 19th formation day of the state. ... read..


U'khand: Absconding Nepalese drug peddler held in Champawat
Champawat (Uttarakhand) | November 15, 2019 10:41:40 AM IST
A drug smuggler, who was absconding from police custody for four days, was arrested on Thursday from Banbasa area of Champawat district. ... read..


Navy Sailor shoots self on duty, dies
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 15, 2019 10:41:37 AM IST
A 25-year-old Navy Sailor shot himself on Thursday with his INSAS rifle while on duty at INS Angre, police said. ... read..


Setting up police camps in naxal areas still a challenge
Raipur | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST
Setting up of police camps in naxal areas in Chhattisgarh remains to be a challenge as the villagers of Potali village in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh protested against setting up of the police camp by the Special Task Force (STF) and District Reser ... read..


Heavy rains likely over J&K, Himachal: IMD
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 10:11:44 AM IST
Due to western disturbance persisting as a cyclonic circulation over Afghanistan and its neighborhood, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rains on Friday, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). ... read..


Four day international children festival begins in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 15, 2019 9:41:39 AM IST
The four-day 'Anjali' International Children's Festival for differently-abled children commenced in Bhubaneswar. ... read..


K'taka: Surge in dengue cases in Kalaburagi; 46 reported positive in Sept
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) | November 15, 2019 9:41:36 AM IST
Kalaburagi Health Officer on Thursday said there has been a surge in dengue cases in the district with 46 people reporting positive for the mosquito-borne disease in September. ... read..


Bhopal gas tragedy activist Abdul Jabbar passes away
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 8:41:38 AM IST
Social activist Abdul Jabbar, who fought for justice to victims and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, died on Thursday at a private hospital in Madhya Pradesh's capital city after a prolonged illness. ... read..


Delhi: Street children forced to breathe polluted air
General News | November 15, 2019 7:11:38 AM IST
At times when schools in Delhi NCR are shut for two days due to the air pollution, some poor children on the streets are forced to breathe the toxic air as they struggle hard to sell their goods at the traffic signals to sustain their daily bread. ... read..


Hyderabad: 14-yr-old girl wins three gold medals at Asian Shooting Championship
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 15, 2019 6:11:37 AM IST
It was not an easy journey for the fourteen-year-old Esha Singh, who left a remarkable feat in 14th Asian Shooting Championship in Doha, Qatar by bagging three Gold medals in the junior category, as she had to give up her social life for shooting. ... read..


CRPF is at forefront in fight against terrorism: Om Birla
General News | November 15, 2019 5:41:37 AM IST
The trainee officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) of 2018 batch, called on the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at the Parliament House on Thursday. ... read..


Indian Navy sailor found dead at duty post
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
A 25-year old Indian Navy sailor was found dead with a bullet injury while on duty at INS Angre, an official said here on Thursday. ... read..


Chhattisgarh CM urges Centre to procure rice from state for central pool
General News | November 15, 2019 5:11:36 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday met Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan in New Delhi and urged them to procure rice from Chhattisgarh for the central pool. ... read..


Cong alleges graft by AAP over anti-pollution steps
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Delhi Congress on Thursday sought a CBI inquiry, alleging corruption by ruling AAP in the name of controlling air pollution in the national capital. ... read..


Lawyers call for pan-India support, postpone march to Wed
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The proposed march by lawyers to the residence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been postponed till Wednesday as the legal fraternity is seeking for pan-India support. ... read..


Himachal Pradesh snowfall: BRO rescues 14 persons from Rohtang Road
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 4:41:36 AM IST
Fourteen persons including two women were rescued from the Rohtang road by a team of Border Road Organisation (BRO) amid the snowfall. ... read..


Sabarimala review to wait till larger SC bench decision (4th Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday kept the final decision on the Sabarimala review and writ petitions under temporary suspension till a larger bench of seven judges settles the exact role of the court in deciding whether a particular practice is essential or ... read..


Tis Hazari clashes: Cops who allegedly fired approach HC
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Delhi Police officials, who allegedly fired at the lawyers during the Tis Hazari clashes that erupted between lawyers and police earlier this month, have approached the Delhi High Court seeking relief in the cases against them. ... read..


SC expands issue of women's entry into religious places (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court, pronouncing the verdict Sabarimala temple review, on Thursday expanded the ambit of debate on restricting women's entry in places of worship in various religions -- Hindu, Muslim, Parsi -- and included the question on judicial scrutiny ... read..


Modi govt destroying Nehru's legacy: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday slammed the government for "destroying the legacy" of Jawaharlal Nehru while speaking at a Nehru Memorial Lecture on the occasion of the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India. ... read..


Sibal questions imposition of Section 144 in J&K
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal on Thursday told the Supreme court that there was no need for imposing Section 144 CrPC in Jammu and Kashmir and ban Internet and landlines. ... read..


Why judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes got delayed
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
A special Pocso court on Thursday postponed the judgment in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case. ... read..


Telangana RTC employees drop merger demand
Hyderabad | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
With Telangana government showing no indications of softening its stand, the striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Thursday decided to temporarily keep aside their main demand for the Corporation's merger with the gov ... read..


EC announces bypolls in Karnataka, UP for Rajya Sabha seats
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The Election Commission on Thursday announced bypolls in two Rajya Sabha seats in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, which fell vacant recently, on December 12. ... read..


SC verdict a slap on Cong, Rahul should apologise to Modi, nation: Telangana BJP president
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 15, 2019 4:11:36 AM IST
After the Supreme Court on Thursday closed a contempt case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his "chowkidar chor hai" remark with a "word of caution" to him, Telangana BJP State President K Laxman said that Rahul Gandhi should apologise to Prime Mi ... read..


JNU admin block vandalized; VC says will file FIR (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Agitating students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) allegedly vandalised the administration block of the university and occupied the block that houses offices of the top brass of the university's administration, including Vice-Chancellor. ... read..


On Children's Day, Sonowal launches app for securing child rights
Guwahati | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday launched a mobile app -- 'Shishu Suraksha' -- of the Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, which is expected to help securing the rights of children. ... read..


AGR fallout: Vodafone Idea posts Rs 50,921 cr loss in Q2 (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Vodafone Idea on Thursday posted a massive net loss of Rs 50,921 crore in the quarter ended September 30 on account of the Supreme Court judgement on the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) matter. ... read..


IT raids at 37 premises of BMC contractors in Mumbai, Surat
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The Income Tax department carried out raids at 37 residential and commercial premises, in Mumbai and Gujarat's Surat, of civil contractors of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) who were allegedly involved in corrupt practices, officials said on ... read..


SC cites US anti-race law for women entry into Sabarimala
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The minority judgment by Supreme Court's Justices R.F. Nariman and D.Y. Chandrachud in the Sabarimala review case on Thursday cited the US Congress decision to outlaw racial discrimination in every form to justify its stand on quashing the custom barring ... read..


Delhi Bar provides fresh oxygenated air in different aromas to customers
General News | November 15, 2019 3:41:40 AM IST
At a time when Delhiites are gasping for breath and Air Quality Index (AQI) is in the very 'severe' category, 'Oxy Pure' an oxygen bar in the Saket is offering pure oxygen to its customers in seven different aromas (lemongrass, orange, cinnamon, spearmint ... read..


BJP, Congress MLA protest inside Odisha Assembly demanding CBI inquiry into death of Panchayat officer
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 15, 2019 3:41:36 AM IST
Congress and BJP MLAs on Thursday protested inside the Odisha Assembly, demanding Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry in the death case of Smita Rani Biswal, a Panchayat Executive Officer who died in Jajpur on October 16. ... read..


Tejpal case: Cross-examination of victim to continue on Nov 27-28
Panaji | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
After four consecutive days of gruelling cross-examination, the victim in the rape case filed against former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal will be cross-examined further on November 27-28, a prosecution lawyer said on Thursday. ... read..


Gehlot flays 'those trying to erase Nehru from history'
Jaipur | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Children's Day occasion was used by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to attack the BJP-led Centre, saying that those trying to erase Jawaharlal Nehru from history "will be erased with time". ... read..


Mamata lashes out at Dhankhar, calls him 'BJP mouthpiece'
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday made a veiled attack on Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, calling him a "nominated" person and accusing him of behaving like a "BJP mouthpiece" and trying to run a "parallel administration". ... read..


Settlement of Naga insurgency vital: Nagaland CM
Kohima | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday said that the settlement of the vexed Naga insurgency problem between the Naga rebels and the central government is vital for economic development of the state. ... read..


Don't politicise national security matters, Rajnath to Oppn
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the Supreme Court verdict on the review petitions over Rafale procurement is also a judgement on the government's transparency in decision-making and asserted that the issues pertaining to defence prepa ... read..


JNU students to intensify protest on Friday
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University would intensify their protests against the fee hike and new hostel rules on Friday. ... read..


Private investment in higher education needs to grow: JGU VC
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
India will significantly lag behind other nations like China and South Korea if financial investment in higher education is not increased substantially, Vice Chancellor of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) C. Raj Kumar said here on Thursday. ... read..


Partial win in SC on Sabarimala: Travancore Devaswom Board
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Travancore Devaswom Board counsel Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday said that the decision of the five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court to refer the issue of women's entry into Sabarimala temple to a larger 7-judge bench for re-examinatio ... read..


Air Chief Bhadauria flies HAL's trainer over Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria flew the homegrown basic trainer aircraft HTT-40 prototype over this aerospace hub for assessing its prowess, said the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) on Thursday. ... read..


No decision yet on Ayodhya review petition: Jamiat chief
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Jamiat Ulema-e- Hind, a prominent Muslim body, held two meetings to discuss the Ayodhya verdict but failed to arrive at a decision on whether to file a review petition, Jamiat President Arshad Madni said on Thursday. ... read..


Happy that SC accepted our submission: Singhvi
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Congress on Thursday expressed happiness over the Supreme Court discharging former party chief Rahul Gandhi of contempt proceedings. ... read..


Stubble burning to abate as wheat sowing up in Punjab
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
While an air pollution emergency is playing out in Delhi NCR, stubble burning in Punjab is likely to abate by the end of the month as wheat sowing has already covered 60 per cent of the area. ... read..


JNU to file FIR against students identified for vandalism: VC (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Jawaharlal Nehru University has decided to file an FIR against its students who allegedly vandalised and defaced the administration block on Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar said on Thursday. ... read..


AP CM launches programme worth Rs 12000 cr for development of schools
Prakasam (Andhra Pradesh) | November 15, 2019 2:41:39 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy launched "Mana Badi Nadu Nedu" (our school then and now) programme on the eve of Children's Day, whereby, the state government will provide Rs 12,000 crores for infrastructure development in schools. ... read..


2-day prep meeting for 2nd BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2020 begins in Odisha
Puri (Odisha) | November 15, 2019 2:41:36 AM IST
A two-day preparatory meeting for the 2nd Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Disaster Management Exercise - 2020 began here on Thursday with theme "response to a cultural heritage site that suffers sev ... read..


SC defers hearing on pleas over Article 370
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred the hearing on the pleas challenging the abrogation of Article 370 which had granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Now, audiobooks by Ruskin Bond
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
In a first, celebrated author Ruskin Bond records his own work in his own voice for a series of audiobooks based on his original short stories. The set of audiobooks will release early 2020. ... read..


New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Vodafone Idea on Thursday posted a massive net loss of Rs 50,921 crore in the quarter ended September 30 on account of the Supreme Court judgement on the Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) matter. ... read..


Rajnath stresses N-E connectivity
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Reaffirming government's commitment to improve connectivity in border areas, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the Centre has approved construction of a tunnel at Sela Pass to Tawang. ... read..


Odisha gears up for conservation of Olive Ridley turtles
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Odisha government has geared up the efforts for the protection and conservation of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles during the mass nesting. ... read..


Maha govt: First tripartite meet of Congress-NCP-Sena held
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The first tripartite meeting of the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress was held in two separate sessions here on Thursday to finalise the government formation details, party sources said. ... read..


DJ killed in road accident in Gurugram
Gurugram | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
A 29-year-old man, a Disc Jockey (DJ) by profession, was killed on Thursday after a speeding SUV rammed into his scooty at Golf Course Road underpass, a police official said. ... read..


Rafale plea dismissal befitting reply to Congress: Shah
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
In a scathing attack on the Congress, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday termed the Supreme Court's decision to dismiss the review petition on Rafale a "befitting reply" to the leaders as well as the parties who rely on "malicious and baseless" cam ... read..


Cyclone relief: Mamata accuses BJP of playing dirty game
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Taking a dig apparently at Union minister Babul Supriyo, who faced protest demonstration from ruling Trinamool Congress activists while touring the cyclone Bulbul-hit areas, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday reminded him that the Cent ... read..


Khattar expands cabinet, gives 3 berths to Jats (Lead)
C00handigarh | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
After 18 days of dilly-dallying, the BJP-led Khattar government in Haryana on Thursday expanded the state Cabinet for the first time by inducting 10 ministers, including one from its alliance partner, a lone woman and an Independent. ... read..


Children design postage stamps on child rights
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Two postage stamps touching of the theme of child rights, designed by Indian children as part of a UNICEF competition, were released Thursday on the occasion of Children's Day in India. ... read..


SAT slams SEBI's 'vested interest' for stalling complaint related to Bennet Coleman
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has come down heavily on markets regulator, SEBI for not performing its duties and keeping a complaint involving the investment companies of Bennet Coleman & Co., and its managing directors, Vineet Jain and Samir Ja ... read..


Mystic Kalinga Fest to begin on Feb 8
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The two-day 4th edition of Mystic Kalinga Festival will begin from Feb 8 next year. ... read..


Not Raghubar Das, Modi-Shah will lead Jharkhand campaign
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
With the formal divorce between the AJSU and BJP in Jharkhand, the saffron party has its strategy ready: Don't make Raghubar Das the party face; let PM Modi and Amit Shah take the lead and harp more on national issues than focus on achievements of the sta ... read..


Rahul should apologise over Rafale accusations: Tripura CM
Agartala | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday said that "a conspiracy was hatched against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale deal" and demanded apology from the entire Congress leadership including Rahul Gandhi for blaming corruption in the ... read..


New bridge in Arunachal to aid civil transportation
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The new bridge over Sisseri River, which will be inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday during his two-day trip to Arunachal Pradesh, will reduce travel time between Dibang and Siang valleys in the state, sources said here on Thursday. ... read..


BJP picks 13 'defectors' to contest Karnataka bypolls
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The BJP has named 13 of the 16 defected former Congress and JD-S legislators as candidates for the 15 Assembly by-elections to be held across Karnataka on December 5, hours after they joined the ruling party here, a party official said on Thursday. ... read..


No matter who forms govt in Maharashtra, developmental projects will continue: Nitin Gadkari
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 15, 2019 1:11:40 AM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday that whosoever forms government in Maharashtra, the developmental projects and policies rolled by the previous regime would not be interrupted. ... read..


People of Karnataka will give BJP a befitting reply: Congress
New Delhi | November 15, 2019 1:11:38 AM IST
The Congress on Thursday accused the BJP of being "opportunistic and power-hungry" and said people of Karnataka will "give a befitting reply" to its decision to give tickets for December 5 by-elections to former Congress and JD-S MLAs who were disqualifie ... read..


Modi govt is working hard to prevent world economic crisis from reaching India: G Kishan Reddy
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 15, 2019 1:11:37 AM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said here on Thursday that at times when "world is faced with economic crisis", Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government is "working hard to prevent the economic crisis from reaching India" and is commi ... read..


Khan, Sharma appointed advisors of J&K LG (Lead)
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The government on Thursday approved the appointment of two advisors to Lieutenant Governor G.C. Murmu for assisting him in running the affairs of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. ... read..


Entry not banned in Sabarimala, I'll go again: Kanakadurga
| Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Kanakadurga, who created history by praying at the Sabarimala temple on January 2, welcomed the Supreme Court's decision on Thursday which referred the issue of entry of women into the temple and other religious places to a larger seven-judge bench, sayin ... read..


VHP sees no gender discrimination in Sabarimala
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Thursday expressed hope that the larger bench of the top court will acknowledge and respect the "unique nature and traditions" of the Sabarimala temple. ... read..


On Nehru's birthday, revolt brews in UP Congress
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
On the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the Congress in Uttar Pradesh witnessed a revolt-like situation. More than two dozen senior party leaders, including former legislators and ministers, met at the residence of former party MP Dr Santosh Singh a ... read..


Amazon Echo Dot is now available in purple colour
New Delhi | November 14, 2019 11:41:58 PM IST
Amazon has announced a special purple colour variant of its Echo Dot smart speaker to commemorate Children's Day this year. ... read..


Motorola brings back Moto Razr as foldable, flip, 'expensive' smartphone
Los Angeles | November 14, 2019 11:41:57 PM IST
Motorola released today the 2019 edition of its Moto Razr, featuring a foldable display while retaining the charm of a flip device. ... read..


Google builds AI can tell how close your voice is to Freddie Mercury's
California | November 14, 2019 11:41:54 PM IST
Google, Queen, and UMG have teamed up to build an AI system called FreddieMeter that can tell how close your voice is to singer Freddie Mercury. ... read..


Apple Music rolls out 'Replay' to show your top songs
California | November 14, 2019 11:41:52 PM IST
Apple Music has been added with a new feature that takes on rival Spotify's Wrapped year-end review. ... read..


Rafale issue 'exercise of vilification' and doubting Defence purchase process, Govt says
New Delhi | November 14, 2019 11:41:50 PM IST
The government said that the controversy on the Rafale fighter jet deal was an "exercise of vilification and casting doubts on the Defence acquisition process", which was put to an end by the Supreme Court on Thursday. ... read..


Apple may offer bundle of paid services as early as 2020: Report
California | November 14, 2019 11:41:49 PM IST
Apple is reportedly looking at bundling its paid internet services as early as next year, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. ... read..


WB Guv denied helicopter to attend college programme in Murshidabad
Kolkata (West Bengal) | November 14, 2019 11:41:47 PM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee government has not responded to Governor Jagdeep Dhankar's request for a helicopter to visit Farakka, Murshidabad, on Friday. ... read..


Harivansh, Nityanand Rai condole demise of Vashishtha Narayan Singh
New Delhi | November 14, 2019 11:41:46 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh on Thursday condoled the demise of renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh and said that his demise was a big loss for Bihar. ... read..


Day after SC verdict on disqualified K'taka MLAs, ex-BJP legislator Raju Kage joins Congress
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | November 14, 2019 11:41:42 PM IST
Former BJP MLA Raju Kage on Thursday joined the Congress in the presence of party leaders Siddaramaiah and Dinesh Gundu Rao, a day after the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of 17 rebel Karnataka legislators. ... read..


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