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Nashik-Mumbai, Nashik-Pune flights cancelled again
Nashik | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Air Deccan's air service connecting Nashik to Mumbai and Pune, which was to resume from Friday, has been cancelled again due to technical problem. According to sources, the Air Deccan's air service from Nashik to Mumbai and Pune had been stopped on s ... read..


Branch engineer gets 10 yrs RI in bribery case
Nashik | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The district and sessions court at Shrirampur in Ahmednagar district on Friday sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment the branch engineer of Shrirampur Panchayat Samiti who was arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs 1.48 lakh in May 2016. Branch en ... read..


Chandrapur at 45.9 degrees C becomes hottest city of India
Nagpur | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Chandrapur was on Friday the hottest city in the country, recording a maximum temperature of 45.9 degrees Celsius, the highest this summer in the eastern Maharashtra region which reeled under heat wave conditions. Nagpur at 44.2 and Wardha at 44 degrees ... read..


Bombay HC stays ongoing 26/11 terror attacks trial against LeT operative
Mumbai | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Bombay High Court on Friday stayed the on- going Mumbai 26/11 terror attacks trial against alleged Lashkar-e- Toiba (LeT) operative Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal. The court passed the order during the hearing of a plea filed by the Delhi Police a ... read..


Two teenagers arrested for raping two minor sisters in Pimpri
Pune | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Even as the pan-India protests are taking place to condemn the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-oldgirl at Kathua in Jammu & Kashmir, in another shocker two minor sisters were allegedly raped by two teenage boys in the Pimpri-Chinchwad township, po ... read..


Kathua rape: Did not prevent Kathua lawyers from appearing in Court: Jammu Bar to BCI
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The representative of Bar Association of Jammu on Friday cleared the dust while responding queries of three-member team of Bar Council of India saying that they did not prevent Kathua lawyers from appearing in court in Kathua rape and murder case. The BC ... read..


Rahul approves 9 new cabinet ministers for Punjab, CM says seniority key criteria
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Punjab Cabinet is set for expansion on Saturday , with Congress President Rahul Gandhi giving his approval to the induction of nine new members into the Council of Ministers. Seniority was the key criteria in the selection of the new ministers, said C ... read..


Maliwal's hunger strike enters Day 8
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The indefinite hunger strike by Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal demanding capital punishment to rapists of minors entered eighth day on Friday. Ms Maliwal, who has been protesting here at Rajghat since Friday last, was joined ... read..


After observing 12 hours fast, Naidu gives marathon speech
Vijayawada Apr 20 | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Taking thousands of people by surprise, the 68-years-old Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu gave a marathon speech, even after observing 12 hour hunger strike here on Saturday. The Chief Minister started addressing the crowed after ending ... read..


Miscreant arrested with loaded pistol in Jammu outskirts
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A miscreant was arrested on Friday with loaded pistol here on city outskirts. "Police party of Police Station R S Pura during a routine patrolling, established a naka near Baspur," Bishnesh Kumar, Station House Officer here said. He said that one on see ... read..


JK Police, Forest's vigilance raids three factories
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the State Forest Department on Friday allegedly raided three factories of Kattha in Samba and Kathua districts. "The vigilance wing of Forest Department assisted by the police on Friday afternoon raided three ... read..


Rainfall: Mud house collapse in Poonch, seven injured
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
At least seven members of a family sustained injuries when a house collapsed due to incessant rains on Friday in Surankote area of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The mud house of one Mohammad Rafiq, collapsed due to which seven members of his fami ... read..


IPL betting racket busted in Noida, three arrested with Rs 21 lakh in cash
Lucknow | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police on Friday nabbed three people along with Rs 21 lakh in cash involved in online IPL betting in Noida in Gautam Buddha Nagar district on Friday night. The betting racket was operating from JP Greens under Ka ... read..


International designer Bibi Russell opens India Runway Week Season 10
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) hosted the extremely anticipated 10th season of India Runway Week (IRW) here. Country's third largest fashion event commenced with high spirit in the capital from April 20, and put up a spectacular disp ... read..


Police recovers two abducted girls, arrests kidnappers in Kashmir
Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday recovered two abducted girls and arrested their abductors in the Kashmir valley, a police spokesman said here in the evening. He said Police Station Maisuma received a report from a person stating that his minor daughter ... read..


Guidelines for playing national anthem under process
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted to frame the 'guidelines describing circumstances and occasions on which the national anthem is to be played or sung' is yet to come up with the recommendation for the Government, a source said in the Home Min ... read..


TDP will play a keyrole in 2019 General Elections, says Chandrababu Naidu
Vijaywada | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party Chief N Chandrababu Naidu said on Friday that the TDP will play a keyrole in 2019 General elections. ''We will decide the prime ministerial ca ... read..


CPI (M) Cong finally adopts main political resolution with consensus among leaders
Hyderabad | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The CPI(M) 22nd Congress adopted the main ''political resolution'' on Friday night after approving an amendment moved by the Steering Committee, with an overwhelming endorsement from the delegates. CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, in his interve ... read..


Rain, thunderstorm dips mercury in Jammu, CM directs assistance to people, stranded passengers
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday directed the administration to provide relief in hail hit areas and take care of stranded passengers on the highways across the state. Continuous rainfall and thunderstorm on Friday dipped the ris ... read..


Consulate General of Republic of Korea inaugurated in Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Office of the Honorary Consulate General of Republic of Korea inaugurated here on Friday. Suresh Chukkapalli, a prominent businessman in Telangana, was appointed as the Honorary Consul General of Hyderabad on November 1, 2017. Shin Bong Kil, Mr. S ... read..


AP CM ends fast, slams Centre
Vijayawada Apr 20 | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief N Chandrababu Naidu ended his 12-hours long hunger strike "Dharma Porata Deeksha" at around 7 PM, after taking lime juice, given by some children, in the IGM stadium here on Friday. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister regret ... read..


Distribution scheme: Only 7 lakh shoes were of poor quality: UP govt tells to HC
Lucknow | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Uttar Pradesh government has admitted before the Allahabad High Court that out of 1.5 crore, seven lakh (4.5 per cent) pair of shoes bought for free distribution among primary schools kids were found to be of poor quality. In a statement made before the ... read..


Rains, thunderstorm dip max temp by 10 degree in Jammu
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Continuous rainfall and thunderstorm on Friday dipped the soaring mercury by 10 degree in this winter capital of the state. Jammu on Thursday recorded season's hottest day with 34.5 degree. However, the weather conditions changed completely overnight du ... read..


Rajouri Police frames three-member SIT in teenager's death, mobile service snapped
Jammu | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A three-member Special Investigation Team was constituted as protest triggered in the wake of mysterious death of a teenager while mobile service remain suspended in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The family and relatives of a teenager youth, who ... read..


Unnao rape: Police remand of BJP MLA extended for one more week
Lucknow | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A local court in Unnao on Friday extended the police custody of Unnao rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar by a week. The police custody of Sengar was about to end on Saturday morning. The Central Bureau of Investigations, who is probing the case, ... read..


UK's HBS signs MoU with city-based nursing school for recruitment in UK
Kolkata | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
UK's Healthcare Business Solutions (HBS) has signed an MOU with the city-based Charnock Nursing Solutions (CNS) to recruit nurses from West Bengal and North East to meet the shortage of nurses and reduce the cost of healthcare operations. The recruitmen ... read..


INFC organises medical camp in Nagaland
Kohima | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A medical camp in the District Hospitals of Mon and Longleng is being organised from April 22 to 26 by a team of Doctors under the banner of Indian National Fellowship Centre (INFC) of Mumbai. According to a statement issued by the PRO of Raj Bhavan in ... read..


Building & Housing Minister DT Lepcha distributes Cattle
Gangtok | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Minister for Building & Housing DT Lepcha distributed 15 milching cows with calves to villagers. At the programme organised by Social Justice & Empowerment Deparment in his constituency Gnathang Machong Lepcha was the Chief guest. He also distributed Me ... read..


Virender Sehwag reminisces his cricketing journey at celebration of publication of book authored by Boria
Kolkata | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The cricketing legend Virender Sehwag and Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman of Ambuja Neotia Group today celebrated the publication of the book, "Eleven Gods and A Billion Indians" capturing the on and off the field story of cricket in India and beyond, a ... read..


Agriculture Dept constitutes flying squads to prevent sale of
Nanded | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Taking cognizance of infestation of bollworm on cotton crop during the last kharif season, the Agriculture department of Zilla Parishad, as a precautionary measure, has constituted 17 flying squads to prevent sale of spurious seeds in the district. As pe ... read..


Marathi film show 'Nadi Vahate' to be organised at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali, on April 22
Panaji | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
On the occasion of World Earth Day, Vivekanand Environment Awareness Brigade (VEAB), Keri-Sattari, in association with Ravindra Bhavan Sakhali will organise a Marathi film show 'Nadi Vahate' at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali, in North Goa on April 22. "Nad ... read..


Marathi film show 'Nadi Vahate' to organised at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali, on April 22
Panaji | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
On the occasion of World Earth Day, Vivekanand Environment Awareness Brigade (VEAB), Keri-Sattari, in association with Ravindra Bhavan Sakhali will organise a Marathi film show 'Nadi Vahate' at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali, in North Goa on April 22. "Na ... read..


Archbishop ordains 7 Diocesan Priests at Se Cathedral
Panaji | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Archbishop-Patriarch of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferro on Friday exhorted the seven newly ordained diocesan priests to focus on prayer, the Word of God and service in their daily lives, as they embark on their mission of ministerial priesthood. He w ... read..


Drishti issues advisory owing to alert from INCOIS
Panaji | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS) issued an alert on Friday cautioning that there may be high energy swell waves along the coast on April 21 and 22. In the alert it was said that coastal states including Goa were advise ... read..


Targeting PM in Unnao, Kathua rape cases is concerted slur: Tripura Governor
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Terming the Unnao and Kathua rape incidents as "despicable, regrettable and condemnable", Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the two cases was a "concerted slur" and he cannot be held respon ... read..


By sacking adviser, you tried to destroy children's future, Sisodia to Modi
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that sacking of Atishi Marlena as his adviser was an attempt at destroying the future of the children of Delhi. ... read..


TTFI recommends Manika Batra for Arjuna Award
New Delhi, [India] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) on Friday has recommended Manika Batra's name for Arjuna award. ... read..


Attempt to defame Hindus through Kathua case: Giriraj Singh
Patna | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday said as part of a sinister political design, attempts are being made to defame Hindus through the Kathua rape-murder case in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Siddaramaiah, JD-S chief, others file nominations for Karnataka polls (Lead)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) state President H.D. Kumaraswamy were among those who filed their nominations on Friday for the May 12 Assembly elections, taking the total nominations so far to 708. ... read..


Ceasefire pact with Nagaland insurgent groups extended one more year
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
The Central government on Friday announced it has extended a ceasefire agreement with insurgent groups in Nagaland for one year affecting from April 28. ... read..


CPI-M political resolution rules out alliance with Congress, agrees for 'understanding'
Hyderabad | Friday, 2018 10:45:05 PM IST
The 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Friday ruled out an alliance with the Congress party but nevertheless agreed to an "understanding" with it and other "secular opposition parties" inside and outside Parliament. ... read..


Mamata welcomes Calcutta HC verdict on Bengal Panchayat polls
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday welcomed Calcutta High Court's verdict asking the State Election Commission to extend the nomination deadline and reschedule polling dates for the panchayat polls, saying her government wishes to comple ... read..


Annoyed SC asks lawyer if his relative was raped
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday asked an advocate, who alleged that FIRs were not registered by police in rape cases which involve powerful politicians, if he had "any relative who was raped". ... read..


Nigerian, wife held on charge of duping woman in Delhi
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A Nigerian and his wife have been arrested on the charge of duping a woman of nearly Rs 15.5 lakh through a matrimonial website, police said on Friday. ... read..


Another Reddy brother in BJP's third list for Karnataka polls (Lead)
New Delhi/Bengaluru | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The BJP on Friday released third list of 59 candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly, including Karunakar Reddy, one of the Reddy brothers from Harapanahalli in Ballari district. ... read..


Gujarat HC junks Ahmed Patel's plea against petition challenging his RS win
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
The Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected Rajya Sabha (RS) Congress member Ahmed Patel's plea against the admission of BJP's Balwantsinh Rajput's petition challenging the Election Commission (EC)'s decision that resulted in Ahmed Patel's victory in the RS ... read..


Naidu breaks fast, says Centre wants to take hold of Andhra
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India] | April 20, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who broke his one-day hunger strike on Friday, said that the Centre wants to take the state into their hold. ... read..


Plea against J&K anti-graft body's powers, SC seeks reply
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Jammu and Kashmir's State Accountability Commission (SAC) on an appeal challenging the SAC's suo moto powers to look into complaints against erring public functionaries. ... read..


Puranic period people had superhuman imagination or prototypes: Tripura Governor
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Amid controversy over Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deba's claim that internet and satellite communication existed in Mahabharata's time, state Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said people in the Puranic period either had superhuman imagination or some ki ... read..


Fourth Kerala policeman arrested for custodial death
| Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
A Kerala Police sub inspector, alleged to have used force which led to the death of a youth in police custody, was arrested here on Friday, said a top police officer. ... read..


Probe allegation against Haryana police officer: Court (Lead)
Gurugram | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
A district court has directed police to probe allegations against Haryana's senior IPS officer Bharti Arora, now the Inspector General of Police (Vigilance), and a Road Safety Officer (RSO), a lawyer said on Friday. ... read..


SC says MPs' public statements on impeachment unfortunate (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday dubbed as "unfortunate" the public statements by politicians on the issue of the impeachment of members of the higher judiciary. ... read..


Punjab releases 60,000 gas connections on Ujjwala Diwas
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
In order to promote safe and sustainable use of LPG in rural kitchens, Punjab government on Friday while observing Ujjwala Diwas released nearly 60,000 Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana connections at 705 locations across the state. The Ujjwala Diwas was obs ... read..


Haryana to form Durga Vahini squads to stop women from being harassed in public spaces : CM
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the state government has decided to constitute Durga Vahini police squads that would aim to stop harassment of women in public spaces. Apart from this, recruitment of 1000 women constables and women v ... read..


Clash betwen two communities in Phagwara
Phagwara | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Even after one week of the violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, which seemed to be peaceful but tension prevailed in the town as all around two thousands jawans of security forces are being seen still deployed at sensitive points in the tow ... read..


Kangra valley drenched as mercury dips
Kangra | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Kangra valley was today drenched by rains accompanied by the high velocity winds and mild snowfall on the Dhauladhar mountain range dropping down the temperature on Friday. The sky remained overcast with dark clouds since morning and became fu ... read..


Haryana Women Cong President demands 50 pc women reservation in party
Ambala | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Haryana Women Congress President Sumitra Chauhan on Friday demanded 50 per cent reservation for women in the Congress party. Ms Chauhan, while interacting with mediapersons here, said that she had placed the demand at the party forum and would continue t ... read..


Oil falls after Trump slams OPEC, says will not accept inflated prices
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Crude oil benchmark prices, Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI), fell around one per cent in international market on Friday after US President Donald Trump said OPEC is keeping oil prices artificially high and he would not accept that. "Looks like OPE ... read..


TCS poised to become first 100 bn listed Indian firm
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is poised to become the first listed company in Indian history to hit the 100-billion-dollar valuation marks. With share prices of IT major TCS registering a record around seven percent growth on Friday, adding Rs ... read..


BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The BJP on Friday released the third list of 59 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections. BJP leader Gopal Rao will contest from Chamundeshwari, the constituency from where Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is contesting. The Party h ... read..


Is impeachment being used as a tool to intimidate judges? asks Jaitley
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday hit back at opposition attempts to move an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Deepak Mishra and asked if it will set a precedent of political parties using it as an instrument to ... read..


Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Police files affidavit, updates current status to SC
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Delhi Police has submitted an affidavit with the Supreme Court regarding the current status of the Sunanda Pushkar case, the police said on Friday. According to Police, the current status of the case and progress have been explained to the apex court , wh ... read..


UP declares five districts as drought affected
Lucknow | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
It's just the starting of summers and Uttar Pradesh government has already declared its five districts as drought affected. The UP government has asked the concerned officials to supply food grains and other essential commodities in five districts---Maho ... read..


Formidables of Delhi lead in National Bridge championship
Kolkata | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
True to the expectation "Formidables" fromDelhi, displaying fine cards stormed their way into the quarter finalsof the of team event in the All India Shree Cement Bridge Tournamentwith 151.24 Victory Points (VPs ) after ten qualifying rounds at theB ... read..


Sikkim University students struggling for Campus
Gangtok | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Sikkim University students reiterated their demand for Campus ,here today. Classes were suspended for the second day today. They wanted Sikkim University authorities to answer them if and when they should expect to get their own Campus. The Officiating ... read..


1.39 lakh households in Meghalaya will be electrified under Saubhagya scheme : Singh
Shillong | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Union Minister of State for Power, and New & Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) R K Singh today said a total of 1.39 lakh households of Meghalaya will be connected with electricity under the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, Saubhagya. Chie ... read..


Cable operators to be included in Swasthya Sathi, Social Security schemes: Mamata
Kolkata | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced all cable operators are henceforth being brought under the State Government's Social Security Scheme and Swasthya Sathi group health insurance scheme. Speaking at a conference of the State's MSOs ... read..


Three-day function in Bihar to mark 160th victory celebrations of Veer Kunwar Singh
Patna | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A grand gala three-day functions would be organised in Biharto mark 160th victory celebrations of Veer Kunwar Singh, who had displayed his rare valour in fighting British regime in 1857, considered as beginning of freedom struggle in the country.Chief Sec ... read..


Nagaland CM meets Rajnath in Delhi
Kohima | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the latter's North Block office in New Delhi yesterday. According to a statement issued by the PRO (IPR), Nagaland House in New Delhi informed that Mr Rio was accompa ... read..


80 lakh remaining families to be covered in Bihar under Extended PM Ujjawala Yojana
Patna | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today announced that 80 lakh uncovered families would be provided LPG connections under Extended Prime Minister Ujjawala scheme in Bihar. Mr Pradhan told media here that alon ... read..


Center extends ceasefire with NSCN-KK of Nagaland
Kohima | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Government of India and GPRN/NSCN-KK have mutually decided to extend the cease-fire agreement by another year with effect from April 28 next. According to a statement jointly issued by Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary Satyendra Garg and GPRN ... read..


Audi concludes 11th edition of the Audi quattro Cup in Kolkata
Kolkata | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The Indian edition of the world's largest golf tournament series the Audi quattro Cup on Friday concluded the fourth leg of its 11th season at the colonial Tollygunge Club here. The Audi quattro Cup will see more than 800 golfers competing to ... read..


JSW Bengaluru FC best team in this season at Indian domestic level: Roca
Bhubaneswar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Minutes after winning the inaugural edition of the Hero Cup beating Kingfisher East Bengal 4-1 in the final at the Kalinga Stadium here, JSW Bengaluru FC coach Alberto Roca said his team "has been the best team in this season at the Indian domestic lev ... read..


CBI court sentences ex-Delhi Police SI in bribery case
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A special CBI court here has sentenced a former Delhi Police Sub Inspector (SI) to three years imprisonment in a bribery case. The probe agency said it laid a trap and caught the accused red handed on July 20, 2016 while accepting a bribe of Rs 70,000. A ... read..


CPI workers take out morcha in Kolhapur
Kolhapur | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The workers of Communist Party of India (CPI) on Friday took out a 'morcha' to the district collector's office here demanding the resignation of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for his government's alleged pressure on investigation agencies ... read..


Investigation agencies working under pressure of Govt: MPCC chief
Mumbai | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan on Friday alleged that the investigation agencies in country are working under pressure from the government and said that inability of CBI to reach the final conclusion in murder cases o ... read..


Impeachment motion: Beware the ides of March, Congress to CJI
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Opposition parties on Friday submitted to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naiduhim notices for an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra. The development came a day after the Supreme Court threw out five Public Interest Litigation ... read..


Celebrity make-up artist & entrepreneur, Urvashi Salaria Chawla wins Mrs. India UK pageant in London
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Indian beauty entrepreneur Urvashi Salaria Chawla was on Sunday crowned Mrs. India UK at a glitzy event in London . Urvashi Salaria Chawla from Delhi won the "Colors TV UK presents Mrs. India UK 2018' organized by BrandWok". The grand finale of Mrs. Ind ... read..


Three held for killing young computer specialist
Ghaziabad | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Two of the three young men who abducted a young computer expert from Ghaziabad and killed him after failing to get a ransom for his release have been arrested, police said on Friday. ... read..


Bengal Panchayat polls: HC asks SEC to announce fresh schedule (Second Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered the West Bengal State Election Commission to make a fresh announcement extending the deadline for filing of nominations for the coming panchayat polls and finalise a new election schedule. ... read..


Sunanda Pushkar case: SIT tells SC it prepared draft final report
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday was told by the Delhi Police's special investigation team (SIT) that after "thorough professional and scientific investigations", it has prepared a draft final report into the death of Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Congress MP S ... read..


Congress seeking impeachment for cheap publicity: Goel
Lucknow | Friday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister Vijay Goel on Friday accused the Congress of initiating the motion for the impeachment of Chief Justice Dipak Misra for "cheap publicity and scoring political brownie points". ... read..


Impeachment move against CJI bid to denigrate judiciary: BJP
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The BJP on Friday hit out at the Congress and other opposition parties for submitting an impeachment notice for removal of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, saying it aims to cover up their repeated failures in judicial battles. ... read..


CPI-M condemns 'reign of terror' in Tripura
Hyderabad | Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Friday condemned "the reign of terror" led by the RSS-BJP-IPFT alliance against the party and Left forces throughout Tripura. ... read..


Wanted criminal arrested after encounter in Lakhimpur Kheri
Lakhimpur Kheri | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A notorious criminal, carrying a reward of Rs 30,000 on his head was arrested after encounter with police in cantonment Kotwali area here on Friday. Police sources here said that acting on tip-off, police team intercepted three motorbike-borne suspects ... read..


Khattar directs DCs to get survey conducted to ensure every household has gas cylinder
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed the Deputy Commissioners to get a survey conducted in their respective districts to ensure that there is no household which does not have a gas cylinder. The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting ... read..


3 MoUs signed with corporates to create more opportunities for students
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Three MoUs were signed with the industries to create more opportunities to the students during the Industrial Conclave 2018 organised on the theme of 'Employability and Emerging Technologies' under TEQIP-3 Project by YMCA University of Science and Technol ... read..


Justices S K Mittal, K C Puri appointed Haryana Human Rights Commission members
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Haryana government has appointed Mr Satish Kumar Mittal, retired chief justice of Rajasthan High Court, as Chairperson and retired judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court Karam Chand Puri as Member of the Haryana State Human Rights Commission. Stating this ... read..


Haryana directs to examine 'Equal Pay for Equal Work'
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Haryana government has directed all administrative departments to examine "Equal pay for Equal Work" related cases of other category of employees (whether engaged on regular or temporary basis) and who fulfil the conditions of Supreme Court Judgement with ... read..


Khattar directs DCs to hasten wheat lifting process
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar directed all the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) in the state to expedite the process of lifting of wheat from mandis in their respective districts. The Chief Minister also directed them to keep an eye on the vehicle ... read..


Pb fin min emphasises on upgradation of cooperative sugar mills
Chandigarh | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today emphasized on the upgradation of cooperative sugar mills specifically in the border areas having high sugarcane potential to generate employment opportunities and economic development of border areas. A ... read..


Kashmir highway closed due to fresh landslides
Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
The traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was suspended due to landslides, triggered by incessant rain since early Friday morning. "The traffic on the highway has been suspended due to landslid ... read..


Police recovers abducted minor girl, arrests kidnapper in Srinagar
Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recovered an abducted minor girl and arrested the accused in the summer capital, Srinagar. A police spokesperson said that a complaint was registered at Police Station Nowgam in Srinagar by a person that his minor girl (name wi ... read..


Biker killed in road mishap in Haryana dist
Ambala | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A young biker was killed when a speeding Maruti car hit him on Dosaarka- Barara road on the night yesterday. The deceased was identified as Satish Kumar resident of village Sarawan and was working as a mason. He was returning to his village a ... read..


Frequent road mishaps demand special transport Policy for hill state: Minister
Shimla | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Transport which renders massive revenue to the state should be revamped and is crying for new special transport policy as the states especially Himachal is costing heavy toll of live due to uncheck and frequent road accidents. This was stated by the ... read..


Mehbooba express grief over death of Sachar
Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed pain over the death of Justice Rajinder Sachar. Taking to micro-blogging site twitter Mehbooba said " Pained to hear the demise of Justice Rajinder Sachar. His contribution to the justice deliv ... read..


Protest by some people cannot take away excellent Q&A session, Omar
Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Claiming that Question and Answer at Institute for South Asia Studies, Berkeley, United Kingdom, was a " great session" ,former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said " Tamasha" by four hecklers and putting it online was not really a big dea ... read..


Fresh avalanche warning issued in J&K
Srinagar | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
A fresh avalanche warning has been issued for hilly and avalanche prone areas in Jammu and Kashmir following fresh snowfall and heavy rains during the past few days, an official spokesman said here Friday evening. He said the SASE has issued low danger ... read..


Media organisations demand strict action against TN BJP leader
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Several journalists associations on Friday condemned the actor-turned BJP leader S Ve Shekar's ``disparaging, derogatory and defamatory remarks'' made against women journalists. The associations, including the Indian Women's Press Corps, Press Club of ... read..


Bank account, mobile number now mandatory for NPS subscribers
New Delhi | Friday, Apr 20 2018 IST
Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has made bank account details and mobile number mandatory for subscribers of National Pension Scheme (NPS). The move is aimed to provide ease of operation for the benefit of subscribers and make th ... read..


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