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Congress to unite opposition parties to take on Modi govt over economic slowdown
By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | September 20, 2019 4:11:28 AM IST
The Congress party is planning to unite like-minded opposition parties in the coming days to take on Modi government over the current economic slowdown in the country, according to sources. ... read..


After raids, CBI summons Rajeev Kumar for questioning (Lead)
New Delhi/Kolkata | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
After carrying raids across Kolkata to find former city top cop Rajeev Kumar, the CBI on Thursday again summoned him to appear for questioning on Friday morning in Saradha chit fund scam case. ... read..


'Centrally sponsored schemes should be given full coverage in J-K to boost entrepreneurial culture'
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 3:41:29 AM IST
Union Joint Secretary of Ministry of MSME, B Srinivas, on Thursday, said that full coverage of various centrally sponsored schemes should be given to Jammu and Kashmir to boost entrepreneurial culture in the region. ... read..


Lamba disqualified from Delhi Assembly (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Alka Lamba was disqualified from the Delhi Assembly by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on the grounds of defection on Thursday. ... read..


After Rajnath's Tejas sortie, all eyes on Naval LCA
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
With Indian Air Force set to place orders for 83 Tejas LCA jets after pricing issue of the aircraft was resolved with its manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited earlier this month, all eyes are now on the Naval version of the fighter jet. ... read..


Judge, counsel have some words on Ayodhya witness's claim
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
A pointed query by a Supreme Court judge on Thursday, seeking clarification on the statement of a witness who deposed claiming to have witnessed worship of Lord Ram at the disputed structure prior to 1949, led to an aggressive reply from the Muslim partie ... read..


Need to conserve 10 % water in agriculture: Shekhawat
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said here on Thursday that there is need for rational use of irrigation water and there should be at least 10 per cent reduction in the water consumed by the agriculture sector. ... read..


Congress for judicial probe in Assam custodial torture case
Guwahati | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Assam's opposition Congress on Thursday sought a judicial probe into the alleged incident of stripping and custodial torture of three sisters inside a police outpost in Assam's Darrang district. ... read..


MCD fake toll stickers mastermind arrested
Gurugram | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Haryana's Gurugram police have arrested a mastermind who sold 700 MCD fake stickers to cab drivers at a low price and duped toll operators at Rajokri border of lakhs of rupees. ... read..


BJP made false promise on unauthorised colonies: AAP
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday said the BJP had made a false promise to the people of Delhi when it said the unauthorised colonies will be regularised in six months. ... read..


NCP accuses PM of twisting Pawar's Pak remarks
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Nationalist Congress Party has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of twisting party chief Sharad Pawar's recent comments on Pakistan, at his Nashik rally on Thursday. ... read..


ED grills K'taka Congress MLA in case involving Shivakumar
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
In more troubles for former Karnataka Minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar, who is currently in judicial custody, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday questioned his party MLA Lakshmi Hebbalkar for over eight hours in the money laun ... read..


Rajnath opens BEL's innovation centre in Bengaluru
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday unveiled the product development and innovation centre of the state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) in this tech hub. ... read..


Varanasi: DM, 2 NDRF personnel sustain injuries as wall collapses during flood relief ops
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 2:41:28 AM IST
Two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel and a District Magistrate sustained minor injuries after a wall of the house collapsed when they were distributing relief material in flood-affected areas in Varanasi's Rajghat on Thursday. ... read..


Punjab CM, entire state cabinet to visit Kartarpur Corridor on day of opening
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 20, 2019 2:41:26 AM IST
Punjab minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Thursday said that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, along with MLAs, entire state cabinet and central government's representative will visit the Kartarpur Corridor on the day of its opening. ... read..


Gehlot-Pilot turf battle gives Congress tough time
Jaipur | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Congress is facing a tough challenge of containing infighting in the Rajasthan unit. It's an open secret that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and state party chief Sachin Pilot don't see eye to eye. ... read..


MDL delivers second Scorpene submarine to navy
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Marking a milestone, the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) on Thursday delivered the second Scorpene class submarine 'Khanderi' of the Project 75 to the Indian Navy, an official said. ... read..


Pak fake social media accounts spread lies on Kashmir
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Fake social media accounts, often emanating from Pakistan, continue to paint a grim picture of Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370. ... read..


Govt mulling insurance cover to all J&K sarpanchs
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The government is mulling Rs 4 lakh insurance cover to the all sarpanchs in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir who are vulnerable to terror attacks, senior Home Ministry officials said on Thursday. ... read..


Unidentified body found at Nagarjuna's farmhouse
Hyderabad | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The decompsed body of an unknown person was found in the farmhouse of popular Telugu actor Nagarjuna on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said on Thursday. ... read..


Daughter's shooting hobby gets Delhi Police inspector suspended (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
A video of Delhi Police Inspector Dinesh Kumar has gone viral on social media in which his daughter is seen practising in a North West District police line shooting range in the capital with the service revolver of her father. ... read..


From 'Danga Babu' to yellow flowers: How Mamata changed
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a quintessential rebel and a known Modi baiter, was in Delhi to meet someone who she doesn't see eye to eye with - Narendra Modi. But as she met the Prime Minister on Wednesday to urge changing her state's name ... read..


3 'Australian tax officials' who conned NRI actress held (3rd Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Three men who defrauded NRI actress Isha Sharvani and many other Australian residents of crores of rupees by pretending to be tax officials have been arrested as Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Unit busted their fake call centre here, police said on Thursday. ... read..


CBI chargesheets 27 in Kerala BMS leader's murder case
Ernakulam | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed a charge sheet against 27 people, including people associated with the Communist Party Of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in Kerala in the 2012 murder case of a Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) leader, the la ... read..


Punjab schoolgirls to get mobile phones
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday approved modalities for distribution of smartphones among girl students of class XI and XII, to pave the way for implementation of the scheme from December. ... read..


J-K ADGP Armed visits Anantnag to asses law and order situation
General News | September 20, 2019 1:41:26 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Additional Director General of Police Armed SJM Gillani on Thursday visited Anantnag to asses law and order situation of the area and security of the unit premises. ... read..


Mamata cries 'political vendetta' at reporter's question
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's tiff with the media is not new. On Thursday, after meeting Home Minister Amit Shah, she accused a news channel of "running propaganda". ... read..


Modi never recognised Gandhi, just wants votes: Gehlot
Jaipur | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the state will celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary for the next one year to educate the new generation about Gandhi at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his supporters are re ... read..


5 successful test-flights of Astra missile conducted
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) conducted five successful test-flights of air-to-air missile Astra between September 16 and 19 over the Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast, officials said here on Thursday. ... read..


Supriyo's detention a reflection on Bengal law & order: Guv
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Taking a serious view of the "unlawful detention" of Union minister Babul Supriyo by a section of Jadavpur University (JU) students in the campus, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday said it was a "serious reflection" on the state's law and ... read..


Lamba disqualified from Delhi Assembly (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Alka Lamba was disqualified from the Delhi Assembly by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on the grounds of defection on Thursday. ... read..


Gadkari defends MV Act, says stringent rules needed as people not obeying traffic laws
By Aiman Khan

New Delhi | September 20, 2019 1:11:28 AM IST
Emphasising citizens to adhere to the amended new Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari defended the law saying that stringent rules were "much needed" as the people were not following the traffic rules seriously. ... read..


Gujarat HC clears land acquisition for bullet train
Ahmedabad | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Gujarat High Court on Thursday gave full clearance to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious bullet train project as it rejected over 100 petitions filed by farmers against the land acquisition process and "inadequate" compensation. ... read..


Look out notice against Kerala nurses panel officials
Thiruvananthapuram | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Centre has issued a look out notice against Jasmin ASha, national president of the United Nurses Association (UNA), and three others for an alleged Rs 3 crore financial fraud. ... read..


Kailash Vijayvargiya takes a jibe on Mamata Banerjee meeting with Modi, Shah
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 11:41:36 PM IST
National general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party, Kailash Vijayvargiya, on Thursday took a jibe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. ... read..


NHRC issues notice to UP govt over sexual assault victim's suicide
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 11:41:32 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the alleged suicide of a sexual assault victim due to "delayed police action on her complaint in Bareilly district". ... read..


Goa Congress questions structural stability of Fatorda Stadium, accuses BJP of corruption
Panaji (Goa) | September 19, 2019 11:41:31 PM IST
The Goa Congress on Thursday raised questions about the "structural stability" of Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda and accused the BJP government of corruption in its refurbishment and repair work. ... read..


TMC slams Guv over visit to Jadavpur University
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2019 11:41:28 PM IST
Ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday expressed "shock" over Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's visit to Jadavpur University to bring Union Minister Babul Supriyo who was allegedly heckled by a section of students and strongly opposed his comment calling t ... read..


Delhi Police constable accused of raping minor girl, held
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 11:41:26 PM IST
A case was registered against a Delhi Police constable for allegedly raping a minor girl after a complaint was filed against him at New Usmanpur police station here. ... read..


Lamba disqualified from Delhi Assembly
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Alka Lamba was here on Thursday disqualified from the Delhi Assembly by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on the grounds of defection. ... read..


Varanasi DM injured in wall collapse
Varanasi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Varanasi's District Magistrate Surendra Singh suffered minor injuries as a wall collapsed as he was distributing relief supplies here on Thursday. ... read..


39 mob lynching incidents in two and a half months in Bihar
Patna | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Despite its best efforts, the police has not been able to curb mob lynching incidents in the state. ... read..


PM Modi's US visit from September 21-27
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting the US September 21-27, during which he will address the 'Howdy Modi' mega diaspora event in Houston, to be also attended by US President Donald Trump, and he will also address the annual United Nations General Ass ... read..


Amarinder inspects construction work of Kartarpur corridor
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
With less than two months to go for the historic 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday took stock of the ongoing construction work for the Kartarpur corridor. ... read..


10 shortlisted writers to attend JLF's Jaipur Bookmark in Jan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Ten shortlisted writers will be invited to attend the Jaipur BookMark (JBM) January 22 to 25, 2020, that runs parallel to the JLF to "not just to undergo mentorship but also individually pitch their work to national and international experts from the indu ... read..


Haryana: Village chowkidars' monthly honorarium increased to Rs 7,000 from Rs 3,500
Chandigarh (Haryana) | September 19, 2019 11:11:37 PM IST
The monthly honorarium of village chowkidars in Haryana has been enhanced from Rs 3,500 per month to Rs 7,000 per month, said Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu on Thursday. ... read..


Noida: Police arrest 18 for breaking law during transport strike
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 11:11:36 PM IST
Amidst the transport strike, police here on Thursday arrested 18 people for breaking the law under the instructions of District Magistrate BN Singh. ... read..


Govt to invest Rs 25,000 crore to enhance infrastructure, boost fish production: Giriraj Singh
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 11:11:35 PM IST
The Centre will invest Rs 25,000 crore in the next five years to enhance infrastructure and boost production of fishes, Union Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh said on Thursday. ... read..


Election bound states seek more programs under BJP's campaign on Article 370
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 11:11:32 PM IST
As Assembly polls are inching closer in Maharashtra, Haryana, and Jharkhand, the demand to hold BJP's nationwide campaign on abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir are high in these states, according to party sources. ... read..


Jaipur: Pilot calls for accepting reality of economy, says 'don't criticise, give suggestions'
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | September 19, 2019 11:11:29 PM IST
Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Thursday gave a call for accepting the reality of the economic condition and said that it was more important to give positive suggestions at the time of such a problem instead of merely criticising it. ... read..


Poonch: Pak violates ceasefire in Shahpur and Kerni sectors
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 19, 2019 11:11:26 PM IST
Pakistan violated ceasefire in Shahpur and Kerni sector of Poonch district on Thursday. ... read..


Posters seeking ban on Digvijaya's entry to temples in MP
Bhopal | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Posters seeking a ban on the entry of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh into temples were put up at several temples, here on Thursday. ... read..


Babul Supriyo heckled at Jadavpur University
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Union Minister Babul Supriyo was heckled by a section of students of Jadavpur University during his visit to the campus to attend an event organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), here on Thursday. ... read..


CBI empowered to arrest Rajeev Kumar in Saradha scam case, rules court
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2019 10:41:33 PM IST
A court here on Thursday ruled the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is empowered to arrest former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha chit fund scam case. ... read..


This website settles arguments for you
California | September 19, 2019 10:41:32 PM IST
The next time you and your friend fight over something, head straight to Let's Settle, a website that helps you settle arguments, just at the click of a button. ... read..


YSRCP victimising opposition, not governing state: TDP chief Naidu
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 10:41:28 PM IST
TDP chief and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday accused Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led government of victimising the opposition leaders instead of ruling the state. ... read..


U'khand Governor takes stock of dengue prevention measures of DMC
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 19, 2019 10:41:27 PM IST
Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya on Thursday took stock of the actions being taken by the Dehradun Municipal Corporation to prevent dengue from spreading in the state. ... read..


Maoist activity on the rise in poll-bound Dantewada
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) | Thursday, 2019 10:15:07 PM IST
Sukma, the hub of Maoist activity in Bastar division, is back in the news with the reported convergence of a large number of Naxalites during the past fortnight. ... read..


Yogi completes mid-term, says challenges were opportunities (Lead)
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 10:15:07 PM IST
"In two and a half years, we have turned challenges into opportunities," said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday as he completed 30 months in office -- half way into his tenure. ... read..


IPFT, BJP's ally to fight TTAADC polls alone in Tripura
Agartala | Thursday, 2019 10:15:07 PM IST
The differences between Tripura's ruling partners - Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), have been gradually widening with the two parties to fight against each other in the upcoming politically significant Tripura ... read..


Help make Kashmir a 'paradise again': PM (Lead)
Nashik (Maharashtra) | Thursday, 2019 10:15:07 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday that the BJP government had kept its promise and integrated Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh into India, and appealed to the people to help make it "a paradise again". ... read..


Another Rahul appointee joins list of Congress deserters
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:06 PM IST
Former Jharkhand Congress chief Dr Ajoy Kumar, once a Rahul Gandhi protege, has quit the grand old party over his differences with the party leaders in the state. He joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday. ... read..


Court extends Chidambaram's judicial custody till Oct 3
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:06 PM IST
In a major jolt to former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, the special CBI judge extended his judicial custody till October 3 on Thursday. ... read..


Andhra govt forms enquiry committee to probe Godavari boat capsize, seeks report in 21 days
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 10:11:54 PM IST
Government of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday announced the formation of a six-member committee to probe into the boat capsize incident in East Godavari at Katchuluru near Mantur village of Rampachodavaram town. ... read..


Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown reveals bigger battery
California | September 19, 2019 10:11:51 PM IST
Apple has only recently launched its new iPhone 11 lineup and the first reports of dissection are already here. ... read..


Roku introduces new streaming player lineup
California | September 19, 2019 10:11:49 PM IST
Roku introduced a new streaming player lineup today, including an upgraded Roku Express and Roku Ultra. ... read..


Alcatel launches 'smart flip phone' with 4G, Google Assistant
Boulogne-Billancourt | September 19, 2019 10:11:48 PM IST
Alcatel is launching a 4G flip phone that is not dumb and features Google Assistant integration, along with support for WhatsApp and YouTube. ... read..


BJP against changing WB's name, will never let this happen: Debasree Chaudhuri
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2019 10:11:44 PM IST
Union Minister Debasree Chaudhuri on Thursday rubbished the demand of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee to change the name of West Bengal to Bangla. ... read..


Banks not to declare stressed MSMEs as NPAs as till March 31 next year: Sitharaman
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 10:11:43 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said banks have been told that no stressed-asset MSME should be declared a non-performing asset (NPA) till March 31 next year. ... read..


Cong appoints 5 election inchrages for Maharashtra Assembly polls
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 10:11:39 PM IST
Ahead of the state assembly polls, All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Thursday approved the appointment of five election in-charges for different regions of Maharashtra. ... read..


NHAI identifies 950 km road stretches for construction through PPP
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 10:11:38 PM IST
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has identified various stretches on a pan-India basis which will be constructed through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) on Built Operate Transfer (toll) mode. ... read..


DRDO successfully flight tests Air-to-Air Missile Astra from Su-30 MKI
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 10:11:36 PM IST
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight tested the Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) 'Astra' from Su-30 MKI platform off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha. ... read..


AAP criticizes BJP's promise to regularise illegal colonies; to observe 'Dhoka Diwas'
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 10:11:34 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday launched an attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the latter's recent announcement that illegal colonies in Delhi will be regularized within six months. ... read..


Huawei confirms Mate 30 Pro will not have Google apps
Shenzhen | September 19, 2019 10:11:31 PM IST
Huawei recently launched its Mate 30 Pro and now the company has confirmed that Google apps will be absent from the flagship smartphone. ... read..


West Bengal: Babul Supriyo gets Governor's help to exit from Jadavpur University
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2019 10:11:29 PM IST
After being stuck for hours in Jadavpur University amid protests by students, Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Thursday was taken out from the campus by state Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar who had arrived at the scene after receiving complaints from the BJP la ... read..


Haryana approves Rs 4,000 pension for Mayor
Chandigarh (Haryana) | September 19, 2019 10:11:27 PM IST
Haryana government has decided to give pension to Mayors of Municipal Corporations, Senior Deputy Mayors and Deputy Mayors and Chairmen of the Municipal Councils and Municipal Committees. ... read..


Jharkhand ex-Congress chief joins AAP ahead of polls (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Ahead of the Assembly polls in Jharkhand, former Congress state unit chief Ajoy Kumar joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here on Thursday. ... read..


Help make Kashmir paradise again: PM
Nashik (Maharashtra) | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had kept its promise and integrated Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in India. While addressing a rally here the Prime Minister made an appeal to help make Kashmir "a parad ... read..


ED to invoke Fugitive Economic Offenders Act against Zakir Naik
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is going to invoke Fugitive Economic Offenders Act (FEOA) against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is currently residing in Malaysia, official sources said on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi: Foreign national detained at IGI, gold worth Rs 1.77 cr seized
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 9:41:45 PM IST
Delhi Customs department on Thursday seized different items of gold weighing around 5 Kg and valued at Rs 1.77 crores. ... read..


Odisha: Court rejects bail plea for OCA secretary in Artha Tatwa scam, sends him to judicial custody
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 19, 2019 9:41:43 PM IST
A court here on Thursday rejected the bail plea of former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera and sent him to judicial custody till October 1 in connection with Artha Tatwa chit fund scam case. ... read..


Allahabad HC dismisses plea challenging order to demolish Azam Khan's school
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 9:41:41 PM IST
Refusing to provide relief to troubled Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed his writ petition against the demolition of Rampur Public School owned by him. ... read..


UP touched new heights of development in every field: Adityanath
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 9:41:40 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that his government had changed the challenges they faced in the state into opportunities on completion of half of its tenure. ... read..


Capt Amarinder reiterates demand for withdrawal of Pak's proposed 'jizya' on Kartarpur visitors
Gurdaspur (Punjab) | September 19, 2019 9:41:38 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday reiterated his demand for the immediate withdrawal of proposed facilitation charges on visitors to the historic Gurdwara Sri Kartarpur Sahib by Pakistani authorities by comparing it with 'Jazia'. ... read..


J-K Police to fill 8,500 vacancies soon
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 19, 2019 9:41:37 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said it will soon fill 8,500 vacancies in various posts including those of sub-inspectors and women constables. ... read..


Haryana: 3 IAS, 6 HCS officers reshuffled
Chandigarh (Haryana) | September 19, 2019 9:41:35 PM IST
Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar led Haryana government on Thursday issued transfer and posting orders of 3 IAS and 6 HCS officers with immediate effect. ... read..


No recession in global economy, India's external sector shows great resilience, viability: RBI Governor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 19, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said that there was no recession as of today in the global economy but there was a hostile environment to which India's external sector had shown great resilience and viability. ... read..


Decisions on Air India's disinvestment to be taken in defined period of time: Hardeep Singh Puri
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 9:41:31 PM IST
Decisions on Air India's disinvestment will be taken in a defined period of time, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. ... read..


J-K: Investor Summit rescheduled to 2020
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 19, 2019 9:41:29 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit has been rescheduled to 2020, informed the state government on Thursday. ... read..


'Vanakkam', say supporters as Chidambaram produced in court
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was on Thursday produced before the Rouse Avenue Court at the end of his judicial remand in the CBI case relating to INX Media. ... read..


Odisha court awards death penalty in minor's rape case
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
A special POCSO court in Odisha's Cuttack on Thursday awarded the death sentence to Mohammad Mustaq for raping and murdering a six-year-old girl. ... read..


SC slams UP government for 26 years' silence on forest land
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for allowing private claims on forest lands in contravention of the apex court's order of July 1994. ... read..


Priyanka questions Yogi government on Chinmayanand issue
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Congress General Secretary In-Charge of UP East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday hit out at the Yogi government on the issue of the Shahjahanpur rape case. ... read..


Ayodhya bench not sitting in post lunch session on Thursday
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has decided not to conduct hearing of the Ayodhya title dispute in post lunch session on Thursday as the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is unwell. ... read..


BJP backs Fadnavis as Chief Minister, may offer deputy to shiv Sena
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 19, 2019 9:11:35 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to have incumbent Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis as the chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections has been categorically communicated to its ally, Shiv Sena. ... read..


Congress-NCP ignored Army's need of bullet proof jackets: Modi
Nashik (Maharashtra) | September 19, 2019 9:11:34 PM IST
Stressing that national security has always been BJP's top priority, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a dig at Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) by accusing them of ignoring the interest of armed forces and failing to provide suff ... read..


Banks to hold meetings in 400 districts to boost credit flow: Sitharaman
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 9:11:32 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that public sector banks will hold meetings with representatives of Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and prospective clients in 400 districts across the country to ensure that more liquidi ... read..


Research shows importance of parental involvement in children's academic attainment
Washington D.C. | September 19, 2019 9:11:31 PM IST
Parental engagement leads to improvement in the child's academic attainment despite the age or socio-economic status, shows recent research. ... read..


As birthday gift to PM Modi, Nagaland MLAs adopt Adarsh Gram Yojana
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 19, 2019 9:11:29 PM IST
In a first, Bharatiya Janata Party Members of the legislature in Nagaland Assembly are set to adopt Prime Minister's Adarsh Gram Yojana as a 'token of love' to him on his birthday week. ... read..


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