Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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NC in favour of Governor rule: Omar
Srinagar | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The National Conference (NC) favours imposition of Governor rule in Jammu and Kashmir after Bharatiya Janata Party announced to withdraw from coalition with PDP on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference after meeting Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan here t ... read..


TCS iON launches 'Life Long Learning'
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
TCS iON, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), on Tuesday announced the launch of 'Life Long Learning'- a series of digital learning products to foster a culture of continuous learning across age groups. The aim is to inculcate a continuou ... read..


Plastic ban: BMC mulling to decrease fine
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
From June 23, Mumbaikars will have to pay a fine of Rs 5000 for using plastic bags. However, the Bombay Municipal Corporation is reconsidering the cost of the fine, which is currently said to be Rs 5000. According to sources, BMC has proposed to drop the ... read..


9 held for manhandling policemen, beating lady constable
Thane | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Police has arrested a total of nine persons, including three brothers, for allegedly manhandling the police personnel and beating up a lady constable at Central Police station of Ulhasnagar, police said on Tuesday. An offence under Sections 353, 332, 452 ... read..


Boy without hands passes SSC exam with distinction
Thane | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
A boy from a village in Kallole of the district, who was born without hands, has set a benchmark for others by passing the SSC Exams with a splendid 75.4 per cent marks. Kalpesh Dhoda, who studies at the Ashram School for Tribals at Betegaon in the distri ... read..


Eight IPS officers transferred in Haryana
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of eight IPS officers in the state with immediate effect. A S Chawla, Commissioner of Police, Panchkula with additional charge of Inspector General, Law and Order has been posted as Additional Dire ... read..


Enquiry initiated into cover drain scam in Agartala
Agartala | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) has sought the state government's sanction to enquire into the execution of covered drain work in the city. The capital city faced repeated flash flood recently apparently due to the drainage system of the city. Du ... read..


China wants FTA with India to expand trade
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
China would like to negotiate a bilateral free trade agreement with India to expand trade relations, according to Ambassador Luo Zhaohui. "We would also like to negotiate a bilateral FTA with India to expand trade relations. We finished the feasibility st ... read..


BJP slams Mehbooba, says political process can be revived after return of 'normalcy'
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The BJP on Tuesday blamed PDP supremo and outgoing Jammu and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for the deteriorating law and order situation and "rise in radicalism" in the state but said once 'normalcy' returns the political process can be again taken forwar ... read..


Indian Women's Hockey Team end Spain Tour on high, defeat hosts 4-1 in 5th match
Madrid (Spain) | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Indian Women's Hockey team ended their Spain Tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match here at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium on Monday. India dominated the match in terms of possession and cha ... read..


Japan fans should feel lucky to be here - Japan soccer chief
By Jack Tarrant SAMARA | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Saburo Kawabuchi, president of Japan Top League and one of the most influential figures in Japanese soccer, caused a stir shortly before his country's World Cup opener by saying the team's fans were just lucky to be at the World Cup. Hours before Japan ki ... read..


Injured Stokes left out of England's T20 squad
Undated | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been left out the Twenty20 squad to face Australia and India due to injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday. Stokes, who tore his left hamstring before the second test against Pakistan this month, wil ... read..


Santoor Maestro Tarun Bhattacharya & Tabla Virtuoso Prodyut Mukherjee presents a New Raga 'GANGA'
Kolkata | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Ministry of Culture, under the Central Government and Indian Council for Cultural Relations presented a spectacular musical concert 'GANGA' featuring Santoor Maestro, Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya and GIMA Award Winner, Tabla Exponent, Pandit Prodyut Mukherje ... read..


Zero deficit first budget of BJP-IPFT govt in Tripura tabled
Agartala | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The first budget of the BJP-IPFT government in Tripura today presented a zero deficit budget for 2018-19 financial year with a target to increase state's own revenue to 16.42 per cent from it's prevision record of 13 per cent. Presenting the budget deput ... read..


Logistics sector to create 1,75,000 jobs in Kolkata region in next 4 years: TeamLease
Kolkata | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The GST implementation and the subsequent investment coupled with the infrastructure status will boost the growth of the Logistics industry in India to 10.5 per cent CAGR, states TeamLease report 'Indian Logistics Revolution Big Bets, big jobs'. ... read..


Uber appoints Pradeep Parameswaran as new president of India & South Asia
Kolkata | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as new president of India & South Asia, effective immediately. As a key member of Uber's regional leadership team, Pradeep will be responsible for ... read..


Speeding 'Nano' killed 3, villagers block traffic movement on Ranchi-Patratu road
Ranchi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
A speeding 'Nano' car ran over about a dozen people on the Ranchi-Patratu highway at Nagdi village under Kanke Police Station area of this district in which three people lost their lives and few others sustained injuries. Police today sourc ... read..


12, 200 farmers affected in Tripura: Deputy Director
Udaipur | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
More than 12,200 farmers have been badly affected in the wave of flood. Flood caused extensive damage to nearly 2478.63 hector of agriculture, expecting a loss of more than Rs 1258.27 lakh in South Tripura District, said Manik Debbarma, Deputy Director o ... read..


3 killed, six others injured as SUV overturns on NH-2 in Dhanbad
Dhanbad | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Three people, including couple of women, lost their lives while six others were injured as a SUV in which they were travelling met with an accident on the NH-2 under Topchanchi Police Station area of this district in the wee hours today. Police sources ... read..


2 dead, 2 others injured as truck hits hyva in Chaibasa
Chaibasa | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
In a collision between a truck and a hyva on the Jhinkpani-Haatgamharia road of the West Singhbhum district today two people were killed while couple of others sustained serious injuries. Police sources said that post the collision both the vehicl ... read..


IT files yet another complaint against Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar
Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Income Tax Authorities have filed yet another complaint against Karnataka Minister for Medical Education and Water Resources D K Shivakumar on Tuesday. Following the complaint the Economic Offences Court Judge M S Alva has issued summons to Mr Shivakum ... read..


Oxfam India comes to help of flood-hit NE
Guwahati | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following an assessment in the four flood and landslide affected states of North East, Oxfam India has launched its emergency response in Assam, Manipur and Tripura. Oxfam India will soon launch its humanitarian response in Mizoram, a press statement said ... read..


Maoist kill one in Giridih on charges of being police informer
Giridih | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Maoists killed a man under Bhelwaghati Police Station area of this district accusing him of being a police informer. Police sources today said the man has been identified as Binod Kumar Barnwal of Panchrukitand village which is located on th ... read..


Kejriwal takes jibe at BJP after its 'breakup' with PDP in J&K
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Taking a jibe at the BJP after it announced its decision to pull out of its coalition Government with the PDP, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday charged the party of ''ruining'' the state. "After ruining i ... read..


Home Credit India appoints Sandip Mallik as new CHRO
Gurugram/New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Non-banking financial company Home Credit India Finance Pvt. Ltd. has appointed Sandip Mallik as the new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), a statement said on Tuesday. Mr Sandip will be responsible for talent acquisition and retention, organisationa ... read..


Mumbaikars to pay fine if found with plastic
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
There's just three left for the plastic ban in Mumbai to come into force. From June 23, Mumbaikars will have to pay fine if caught with plastic bags. But, in good news for Mumbaikars, the BMC is reconsidering the cost of the fine which is currently said ... read..


Oppn in Kerala stages walkout over 'ill-treatment' of police juniors
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Opposition Congress-led UDF staged a walkout from Kerala Assembly in protest against denial of an adjournment motion seeking discussion over the alleged slave treatment of subordinates in Kerala Police. Seeking the leave of the House to move an adjournmen ... read..


Convene special session of territorial assly-AIADMK's Anbazhagan
Puducherry | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
AIADMK legislature party leader A Anbazhagan on Tuesday demanded the convening of a special session of the Puducherry legislative assembly tomorrow itself to discuss the issues pertaining to the Centre refusing to give permission for the presentation of ... read..


Princess Aswathi Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bai to release 'Absolute'
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Member of erstwhile Tranvancore royal family, Princess Aswathi Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bai, will launch 'Absolute', a book authored by Maniilal Sabarimala, based on painters and paintings from across 26 countries, here on Wednesday. 'Absolute' is totally ... read..


Guv expresses shock on demise of mimic artist Venumadhav
Hyderabad | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor E S L Narasimhan expressed shock at the sudden demise of world renowned Mimicry Artiste, Padmasri Awardee Dr Nerella Venumadhav. In a In a message, the Governor recalled that Dr Venumadhav was a multi-faceted persona ... read..


'Mubarak' messages flood social media as Jammuites rejoice BJP pulling out of state govt
Jammu | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The social media on Tuesday was flooded with 'mubarak' and congratulatory messages extended by the people of Jammu as BJP pulled out of PDP headed coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir. Notably, Jammu gave historic 25 seats to BJP in 2014 while PDP wa ... read..


UDF demands comprehensive probe into Kattippara landslides
Kozhikode | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Congress-led Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) on Tuesday demanded a comprehensive probe by a high level agency in the landslides that claimed 14 lives at Kattippara Karincholamala in this district of Kerala on June 14. Talking to repo ... read..


Kerala to open 70 day-care centres for the elderly
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST
Seventy new state-of-the-art day-care centres for senior citizens will be opened in Kerala, the assembly was informed on Tuesday. ... read..


Don't have mandate to form government in J&K: Omar
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said his party would not stake claim to form the government in the state since it did not have the mandate. ... read..


BJP ruined Kashmir, now donning new mask: Congress
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST
The Congress on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ruining the situation in Kashmir and then pulling out of the alliance government at its convenience. ... read..


Haryana transfers top police officers
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST
The Haryana government on Tuesday issued transfer and posting orders of eight senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including the Police Commissioners of Gurugram and Panchkula, an official said. ... read..


Congress celebrates Rahul Gandhi's birthday
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 5:15:06 PM IST
Senior Congress leaders reached party President Rahul Gandhi's mother Sonia Gandhi's residence to greet the former's 48th birthday on Tuesday. ... read..


Trilateral Malabar maritime exercise concludes off Guam coast
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
The maritime forces of India, the US and Japan participated in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar 2018 which conducted off the coast of Guam from June 7 to 16, the US Navy's Commander, Task Force 70 (CTF 70) Public Affairs, said on Tuesday. ... read..


Mamata wishes Rahul on 48th birthday
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wished Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his 48th birthday. ... read..


Nobody rejoining AIADMK, says disqualified MLA
Chennai | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
All the 18 disqualified legislators of the AIADMK are united and the party can't lure even one of them, a disqualified MLA said here on Tuesday. ... read..


SC notice to Maharashtra, Trimbakeshwar temple trust
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court has sought a response from Maharashtra and the Trimbakeshwar Sansthan Trust on a plea for increasing the number of trustees from the general public to six with two seats reserved for females in the Board of Trustees of the historic Trimb ... read..


J&K unlikely to see normalcy: Owaisi
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
The BJP's decision to pull out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government and the expected imposition of Governor's rule won't bring normalcy in the state, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Tuesday. ... read..


Governor's rule inevitable in J&K
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
After the fall of the BJP-PDP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, the imposition of Governor's rule became inevitable in the state Tuesday. ... read..


BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
More than three years after they formed an uneasy coalition, the BJP on Tuesday pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, citing growing terror activities and radicalization in the valley making its continuance "untenable". ... read..


No question of alliance with PDP: Congress
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | June 19, 2018 4:41:28 PM IST
The Congress Party on Tuesday rejected any possibility of stitching an alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP). ... read..


J&K CM Mehbooba resigns after BJP pullout from coalition govt
Srinagar | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday afternoon resigned after coalition partner Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out from the government on Tuesday. "Mehbooba Mufti has resigned and I have handed over the resignation to Governor NN ... read..


Int'l Yoga Day: Sitharaman to be in Central Command Lucknow
Lucknow | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be participating in the International Yoga Day celebration at the Central Command headquarters, here on June 21. The event will witness participation of around 3500 Army personnel and their families. Defence ... read..


Zydus Cadila receives tentative approval from USFDA for Tadalafil Tablets USP
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Pharma major Zydus Cadila has received the tentative approval from the USFDA to market Tadalafil Tablets USP, 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg. It is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) and symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged pros ... read..


Glenmark Pharma gets approval for North California facility
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Pharma major Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday said the US Food & Drug Administration provided its first supplemental Abbreviated New Drug Application (sANDA) approval for the company's manufacturing facility in Monroe, North Carolina. The approval co ... read..


Power Mech Projects bags order worth Rs 500 crore
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Power Mech Projects, a power infrastructure services company, has received Letter of Intent/work orders worth Rs 500 crore. First order is for Erection, testing, commissioning etc. of Boiler & Auxiliaries of 1x660 MW unit # 1 including auxiliary boiler f ... read..


Strides Shasun receives USFDA nod for Ketoconazole tablets
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Pharma major Strides Shasun on Tuesday said that its wholly-owned subsidiary Strides Pharma Global Pte Ltd has received final approval for Ketoconazole Tablets USP, 200 mg from the United States Food & Drug Administration (US FDA). Ketoconazole Tablets i ... read..


'i-Hariyali' App - a novel initiative of Punjab govt
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Punjab government has launched a novel initiative in the form of 'i-Hariyali' App, as part of the strategy formulated under the Mission Tandrust Punjab, to ensure a clean, green, healthy and robust Punjab, with the active participation of masses. The mai ... read..


NFR to reward Tripura youth for preventing train accident
Agartala | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) would reward Swapan Debbarma of remote Dhanchara village in Dhalai District for averting a major train accident in Atharamura hill. Due to heavy rains, soil under the track in a stretch near Mungiakami area was washed aw ... read..


Nagaland Aboi area people protest against NSCN killings
Kohima Jun 19 | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Aboi area public under Mon district of Nagaland yesterday took out a peace rally at Aboi town in protest against the ambush carried out allegedly by NSCN (K) on Sunday. According to a report received here, Konyak Union Aboi unit President N. Wang ... read..


BJP pulls out of Mehbooba-led J&K Govt, suggests Governor's Rule
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Blaming gross deterioration in law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP on Tuesday announced pulling out of the Mehbooba Mufti-led alliance government in the state. The saffron party made veiled attack on the Chief Minister for 'failure' to p ... read..


UP constable exam cheating: 22 people arrested so far, dress code implemented for candidates
Lucknow | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
At least 22 people have been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh police for allegedly assisting candidates with answers through through hi-tech devices, such as spy mics, and placing "solvers" for the constable recruitment examin ... read..


Brazil complain to FIFA over non-use of VAR technology
By Andrew Downie SOCHI | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has asked FIFA why the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was not used to review two key decisions they believe hindered their side during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Switzerland. Brazil players complained long and hard t ... read..


Panama stroll fails to calm Belgian nerves
By Alastair Macdonald MOSCOW | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez declared himself delighted with a 3-0 win over World Cup debutants Panama but there were plenty of issues that will encourage England after their own winning start in Group G. "Maybe we should stop the talk about a 'golden ... read..


World Cup big guns fail to fire as lesser lights shine
SAMARA | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Traditionally the stage on which the biggest teams parade their talents, this year's World Cup has seen the Goliaths of international football stumble when faced with industrious opponents of a lesser stature. Brazil, Germany and Argentina have lifted 11 ... read..


Ki says 'weakest in group' Korea aware of mighty task ahead
By Mark Gleeson NIZHNY NOVGOROD | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
- South Korea must defy their status as the weakest team in the group and upset a resurgent Mexico if they are to keep their World Cup hopes alive, captain Ki Sung-yueng said. A 1-0 defeat to Sweden in their opening Group F clash at the Nizhny Novgorod S ... read..


Iran's Chesmi ruled out of World Cup by muscle injury
KAZAN | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Iran have suffered a blow ahead of Wednesday's World Cup Group B clash against Spain with versatile defender Rouzbeh Cheshmi ruled out of the rest of the tournament by injury. Cheshmi, who started Iran's opening 1-0 victory over Morocco in central defenc ... read..


Focus on persons with disability in National Sample Survey
Guwahati | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Survey of Persons with Disability will be given main focus in the 76th round of National Sample Survey (NSS), H Singh, ADG and Observer, North East Zone, said here today. This survey will include collection of data and information about Drinking water, Sa ... read..


Bajaj Auto launches Avenger FLG Rides 2018-19
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Bajaj Auto has kicked off season 2018-19 of Avenger FLG Rides. FLG Rides season 2018-19, is a pan-India riding initiative, aims to engage Avenger owners round-the-year with exclusive selection of 9 long distance tours each ranging from 3 to 13 days. ... read..


Microsoft cognitive services help democratise AI in India
Bangalore | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Microsoft India showcased several of its own and third-party solutions that use Microsoft Cognitive Services and bring the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to users and organisations through vision, speech, language, knowledge and search scenarios. ... read..


PDP meeting to discuss latest development after BJP pulls out from govt
Srinagar | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The leaders and legislators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are meeting at 1600 hrs to discuss the latest development after its coalition partner BJP announced to withdraw from the government on Tuesday. ''We were not informed about the decision by ... read..


Logistics sector to create 1.96 lk jobs in Hyderabad during next 4 yrs: TeamLease Report
Hyderabad | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
According to TeamLease report 'Indian Logistics Revolution Big Bets, Big Jobs', the Logistics sector in India will see a growth of 10.5 per cent CAGR due to GST implementation and the subsequent investment, coupled with the infrastructure status. A po ... read..


Training for filed staff of National Socio-Economic Survey begins
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Aardram Mission State Consultant Dr PK Jameela inaugurated a training programme for Central and State Government officials, who have been assigned the field work of National Socio-Economic Survey. Around 90 Central and state government officers involved i ... read..


Hotel Fire: UP CM orders probe, Rs 2 lk compensation to families of deceased
Lucknow | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered a high-level probe into the fire at two hotels of Lucknow, in which five people lost their lives on Tuesday morning. The government has also announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to the families of the ... read..


BSNL offers GGSN service in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
As part of BSNL's efforts to provide better mobile internet facility to its subscribers in Kerala, a GGSN (Gateway GPRS Serving Node) serving exclusively to Kerala mobile customers started functioning in Kochi in the state. The GGSN system in Chennai, cap ... read..


Cong says BJP equally responsible for situation in Kashmir valley, rules out alliance with PDP
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
While holding the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre squarely responsible for the situation in the valley, which on Tuesday led to the BJP pulling out from its coalition Government with the PDP in the state, the Congress, however, ruled out any allianc ... read..


BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM IST
The BJP on Tuesday ended its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, saying it had become "untenable" to continue in the coalition. ... read..


BJP pulls out of J&K government, ends alliance with PDP
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:07 PM IST
The BJP on Tuesday ended its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government. ... read..


Stay connected with your favorite FIFA team's with these apps
New Delhi [India] | June 19, 2018 4:11:32 PM IST
With the commencement of much awaited FIFA world cup 2018, fans all over the world are excited to stay connected with their favorite sport. ... read..


Security forces arrest 2 LeT OGWs, recover arms & ammunition in Sopore
Srinagar | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Security forces have arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Over Ground Workers (OGWs) and recovered arms and ammunition from them at Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. A police spokesperson said that a joint naka was laid by Police Component Rafi ... read..


CPI(M) condemns civilians killings in south Kashmir
Srinagar | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Strongly condemning the civilian killings in various parts of south Kashmir over the recent days, CPI (M) on Tuesday urged all the parties involved in the conflict to devise a mechanism to stop such killings. "Civilian killings can never be solution to ... read..


Board set up to modernise area near Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi
Lucknow | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Uttar Pradesh government has approved to set up Sri Kashi Vishwanath Special Area Development Board to promote the area near Kashi Vishwanath temple at Varanasi while has converted UP State Industrial Development Corporation(UPSIDC) to UP state Industrial ... read..


RBI imposes Monetary Penalty on M/s Kosamattam Finance Ltd
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 5 lakh on M/s Kosamattam Finance Ltd RBI has imposed the penalty under section 58G(1)(b) read with sub-section 5(aa) of section 58B of the RBI Act, 1934 for violation of directions/order ... read..


Reference rate fixed at 68.1511 against USD
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday fixed the reference rate a against the US Dollar 68.1511 up by 12.63 paise over the previous rate of 68.0248. The Euro was fixed 79.1575 up by 30.32 paise over its previous rate of 78.8543. The Pound was ... read..


Sugar rates steady in Kolhapur market
Kolhapur | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The prices of M 30 and S 30 grades of sugar remained steady in Kolhapur sugar market on Tuesday at Rs 3300/3320 and Rs 3200/3220 per quintal, respectively. There was no trading in Kolhapur gur market and Sangli turmeric futures market, while turmeric spo ... read..


Male students of IIT-B sexually harassed by senior
Mumbai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Male students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) have complained of sexual harassment by a senior student. The students have written several letters to the administration, but the authorities are yet to approach the police, as the com ... read..


UP govt clears proposal of Patanjali to include Food and Herbal Park in the present project
(Rptg | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday approved a proposal to include the name of Patanjali Food and Herbal Park in the present Patanjali Ayurved Ltd. The proposal was approved in the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adi ... read..


Pvt classes barred from coaching to school going children between 0800 hrs & 1500 hrs
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Private coaching classes in Chandigarh will not be able to render coaching to school going children from 0800 hrs to 1500 hrs for 60 days. District Magistrate Chandigarh Ajit Balaji Joshi on Tuesday, by exercising the power vested under section 144 of ... read..


Kozhikode Coir market
Kozhikode | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following were the rates in the Kozhikode Coir market today per quintal. Coir Quilandy No one Rs 9,000 No two Rs 8,300 Beypore No one Rs 6,500 No two Rs 6,000. UNI KRG 1416 ... read..


Kozhikode Oil Market
Kozhikode | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following were the rates in the Kozhikode Oil Market today per quintal. Copra Office Rs 12,250, Dilpas Rs 12,350 Rajapur Rs 18,200, Bolls Rs 16,000, Coconut oil Rs 19,400. UNI KRG 1415 ... read..


Kozhikode Spices market
Kozhikode | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following were the rates in the Kozhikode Spices market today per quintal. Pepper Nadan Rs 32,700, Chettan Rs 33,500, Wynadan Rs 35,000, Ginger(New) Rs 14,000, Cardamom Green(New)Rs 1,300. UNI KRG 1414 ... read..


Kozhikode Rubber Market
Kozhikode | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following was the rate in the Kozhikode Rubber Market today, RMA LOT (RSS-4)12,350,(RSS-5)11,350. UNI XR KRG 1413 ... read..


Border dispute between Nagaland & Assam
Kohima | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
An underconstruction wall at Rilan village was demolished by Assam Police personnel yesterday on claims that it fell under reserved forest area of their State. According to sources, Rilan village which is situated on the western periphery of Dimapur dis ... read..


Husband pours acid on wife's face, after he failed to shoot her
Kalyani | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
A man poured acid on his wife's face after he failed to shoot her dead at his residence in West Bengal's Nadia district, police investigating the crime said today. Selina Bibi, in her early twenties, had been living away at her parents place to avoid re ... read..


BJP pulls out of Mehbooba Mufti-led J&K Govt
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The BJP on Tuesday announced pulling out of the PDP-BJP alliance government in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir government. "It has become untenable for BJP to continue in the Jammu and Kashmir government," BJP general secretary Ram Madhav told report ... read..


Japan's Princess Takamado seen in Russia's Saransk -Reuters witness
SARANSK | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Japan's Princess Takamado was seen by a Reuters witness in the Russian city of Saransk, where she will watch her national team compete in the soccer World Cup later on Tuesday. She is the first member of Japan's royal family to visit Russia since 1916, th ... read..


Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,949 1 Gm Silver : 43.20 UNI VS 1510 ... read..


Rainfall occurred at most places Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep,
Chennai | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at most places over coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, at a few places over interior Karnataka and at isolated places over Tamil Nadu ... read..


Trains to run on flood-affected portions
Guwahati | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Train movement through the flood-affected areas in southern Assam will be restored from tomorrow, Northeast Frontier Railway sources said here today. "In view of receipt of track fit certificate for running of train over the flood affected Pan ... read..


Nine killed in separate road mishaps in Bihar
Patna | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
At least nine people were killed in separate road mishaps in Araria and Vaishali districts today. Altogether six children were killed and three others injured when their jeep fell into a roadside ditch near Suksena village under Tarawadi police station ... read..


Union Minister assures technical team for Kohima airport
Kohima | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has assured that a technical team will soon be sent to do necessary assessment for the final approval of Greenfield Airport at Ciethu, near Kohima at the earliest. According ... read..


True Balance ties up with Bharat Bill Payment Operating Unit to become holistic payment app
Kolkata | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
True Balance, a Digital Wallet and Financial Services Platform has announced a tie-up with Bharat Bill payment operating Unit(BBPOU), an RBI conceptualized system, to facilitate quick and easy bill payments. Partnership with BBPOU will enable users to r ... read..


Six killed, three injured in road mishap in Bihar
Araria | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Altogether six children were killed and three others injured when the jeep fell into a roadside ditch near Suksena village under Tarawadi police station area in the district today. Police said that the car after hitting a roadside tree fell into the ditch ... read..


IAS officers' 'strike' row: Kejriwal continues sit-in protest
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Continuing his sit-in protest at Raj Niwas for the ninth consecutive day over IAS officers ''strike'' and approval of the ''doorstep delivery'' of ration, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that they had written to Lieutenant Governor ( ... read..


Consumer goods trade fair from June 27 - 29 at Pragati Maidan
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Trade fair brands Heimtextil & Ambiente (Indian brand) for home textiles and consumer goods sector will present first-look of the new season's collections for the Indian market offering inspiring product designs, live design sessions and experience zones ... read..


Petrol prices dipped by 8p/l; no cut in diesel rates
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
After a four day lull petrol prices dropped marginally on Tuesday, adding to the downward movement in fuel rates so far this month. Diesel prices were, however, kept steady. The reduction in petrol prices was in the range of 8-12 paise per litre and came ... read..


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