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Solar panels to be installed on roof of UN Headquarters during Modi's visit to NY
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 7:11:49 PM IST
In a bid to reiterate its commitment to combat global climate change, solar panels will be installed on the rooftop of the headquarters of the United Nations during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to New York. ... read..


Andhra CM releases village and ward secretary exam results
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 7:11:47 PM IST
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy released the Village and Ward Secretary exam results on Thursday at his camp office. ... read..


Guidelines out for empaneled hospitals to get bronze certified
By Priyanka Sharma

New Delhi | September 19, 2019 7:11:45 PM IST
To ensure patient safety and quality of healthcare treatment, the National Health Authority (NHA) has formulated guidelines for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), known as Ayushman Bharat- for empaneled hospitals to get 'Bronze Certification ... read..


WB: Court reserves orders on Rajeev Kumar's application, CBI's plea to issue NBW warrant
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 19, 2019 7:11:42 PM IST
A court here on Thursday reserved its order on an application filed by former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on his arrest and CBI's plea to issue a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against him. ... read..


Pakistan trying to create instability, incite violence in J-K: Modi
Nashik (Maharashtra) | September 19, 2019 7:11:41 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a veiled attck on Pakistan saying it was trying to stoke instability and distrust in Jammu and Kashmir and incite violence there using recent decisions as a "ruse". ... read..


BJP to hold 'Jan Jagaran' meets across the country on abrogation of Art 370
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 7:11:38 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced on Thursday that it will organise 'Jan Jagaran' public meetings on abrogation of Article 370 in various locations across the country to be addressed by its top leaders. ... read..


BJP's tenure in UP disappointing: Mayawati
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 7:11:36 PM IST
As the BJP government completed two-and-a-half-year in Uttar Pradesh, BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday said that the tenure of the ruling dispensation has been disappointing on the parameters of public welfare and in dealing with the backwardness of the s ... read..


Delhi: Man held for killing three people in Dwarka
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 7:11:34 PM IST
The anti-auto theft squad (AATS) of police has arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly killing three people in Dwarka. ... read..


Turned challenges into opportunities: Adityanath on completion of 30 months in office
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 7:11:33 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government turned challenges into opportunities and considerably changed the perception people once had of the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday on completion of 30 months in office. ... read..


Need collaborative research to ensure uninterrupted supply of minerals: Pralhad Joshi
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 7:11:31 PM IST
Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday called upon the geoscientific community to come up with innovative means of finding deep-seated and concealed mineral resources while causing least ecological disturbance. ... read..


Indore: Police bust blackmailing syndicate, recover Rs 14.17 lakh cash
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 7:11:26 PM IST
The city police on Thursday claimed to have apprehended a blackmailing syndicate connected with honey trapping here. ... read..


New Jersey Governor 'sells' his state to India Inc.
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US later this week, New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy on Thursday made a passionate appeal here to Indian businesses for making investments in his state. ... read..


Karnataka welcomes Shah's clarification on Hindi
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Political parties and pro-Kannada activists in Karnataka welcomed Union Home Minister Amit Shah clarifying his remarks on Hindi and expressed relief that it (Hindi) would not be imposed on them or anyone. ... read..


Professor apologises for his comment on Dhavan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Prof. N. Shanmugam, who cursed senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan for appearing for Muslim parties' in Ayodhya title dispute, apologised for his comments on Thursday. ... read..


Honey-trap gang busted in MP, 3 women detained
Bhopal | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Police has busted a gang of extortionists who used to 'honey-trap' politicians and high ranking government officials by making objectionable videos to blackmail them. Three women associated with the gang were also arrested, police said on T ... read..


Killer tiger captured in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Following a seven-day hunt, Rajasthan Forest Department officials have finally captured a tiger, which has killed three men since February, in the jungles of Karauli district. ... read..


Goa Lokayukta for probe of Madkaikar in DA case
Panaji | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Goa Lokayukta retired Justice P.K. Misra on Thursday said, that there were "reasonable grounds" to conduct a detailed investigation in the alleged disproportionate assets of former Power Minister and BJP MLA Pandurang Madkaikar. ... read..


SC asks UP Home Secretary to appear in Muslim girl's case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh Home Secretary to appear before it on Monday observing that the government has failed to file a response on a minor Muslim girl's plea challenging Allahabad High Court order declaring her marriage as v ... read..


Cosmopolitan Bengalis not averse to Hindi, but off-the-cuff remarks best avoided
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
People of Bengal think of themselves as cosmopolitan, love to converse in Hindi, and admire Bollywood films and songs, but off-the-cuff remarks like marking Hindi out as a potential common language for the country should be best avoided as it could be co ... read..


Uttarakhand: ONGC, THDC pay Rs 1,111 crore less tax this year till Sept 15
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 19, 2019 6:41:39 PM IST
PK Gupta, the Principal Chief Commissioner Income Tax of Dehradun Zone on Thursday said that two Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) companies in the zone have paid Rs 1,111 crore less tax this year compared to the previous year. ... read..


Kanpur: Railway police arrest criminal carrying cash reward of Rs 25,000
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 6:41:38 PM IST
The Government Railway Police (GRP) of Kanpur Central Railway Station on Wednesday night arrested a wanted robber of Sagar gang with his partner from Govindpuri Station. ... read..


Mamata's 'political vendetta' remark not related to any individual: TMC
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:41:36 PM IST
Issuing a clarification over some media reports, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's remark on "political vendetta" was in reference to a question posed by a journalist and had nothing to do with ... read..


India meets criteria for preferential trade status: MEA
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:41:34 PM IST
India meets the criteria for the trade concessions under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) program eliminated by the United States earlier this year, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. ... read..


Punjab: Class XI, XII students of government schools to get smart phones from December
Gurdaspur (Punjab) | September 19, 2019 6:41:33 PM IST
The Punjab Cabinet on Thursday approved the implementation of the 'Mobile Phones to the Youth' scheme from December this year. ... read..


Naidu demands CBI probe in circumstances leading to ex-Andhra Pradesh speaker's suicide
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 6:41:31 PM IST
Former Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the circumstances leading to the alleged suicide of former speaker and MLA Kodela Sivaprasada Rao. ... read..


The Gateway Foundation unveils designs for new space hotel
Washington D.C. | September 19, 2019 6:41:30 PM IST
Many of us have dreamt of spending time in outer space and now 'The Gateway Foundation' is here to fulfill that dream. ... read..


Request Army officials to follow guidelines while using social media: MoD
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:41:28 PM IST
The Indian Army on Thursday requested its officials to follow the guidelines strictly while using social media accounts after the government and security agencies took action against the fake accounts running in the names of serving and retired personnel. ... read..


MHRD announces NEAT scheme for better learning outcomes in higher education
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:41:27 PM IST
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Thursday announced a new Public-Private Partnership (PPP) scheme- National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) aimed at using technology for better learning outcomes in Higher Education. ... read..


Mamata to demand Bengal's name change from Shah
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
A day after Mamata Banerjee raised the issue of change of West Bengal's name into "Bangla" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she will again try to press the matter further by raising it in her meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday. ... read..


Ex-Jharkhand Congress chief Ajoy Kumar joins AAP
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
Weeks after quitting Congress, former Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ajoy Kumar on Thursday joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here. ... read..


There are reasonable grounds to probe disproportionate assets case against BJP MLA Madkaikar: Goa Lokayukta
Panaji (Goa) | September 19, 2019 6:11:49 PM IST
Goa Lokayukta Justice (retired) PK Misra has decided to conduct a detailed investigation in the disproportionate assets case against BJP MLA and former state power minister Pandurang Madkaikar saying there are "reasonable grounds" for the probe. ... read..


PM Modi, Mongolian Prez to jointly inaugurate Lord Buddha's statue at Gandan Monastery tomorrow
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:11:47 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga will jointly inaugurate the Lord Buddha's statue at Gandan Monastery in Ulaanbaatar on Friday via video-conferencing. ... read..


Have faith in judiciary: PM Modi on Ram temple issue
Nashik (Maharashtra) | September 19, 2019 6:11:46 PM IST
Breaking his silence over the controversial Ram temple issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged those whom he called "bayan veer" (loudmouths) speaking on the issue to remain silent till the judgement comes and to have faith in the Indian jud ... read..


UP: Man climbs tree after being chased by mob on suspicion of child lifting
Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 6:11:51 PM IST
In an incident fuelled by the rumors of child lifting, a man had to save himself by climbing on a tree after allegedly being chased by a crowd who suspected him of being a child lifter. ... read..


Delhi court posts further arguments in DK Shivakumar's bail plea to Sept 21
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:11:40 PM IST
A Delhi court on Thursday posted the further arguments in a bail plea filed by jailed Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar to September 21 in connection with a money laundering case. ... read..


Centre appoints Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria next IAF chief
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:11:35 PM IST
The Central government on Thursday appointed Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria the next chief of the India Air Force (IAF). ... read..


India won't discuss Kashmir issue at UN: MEA
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:11:34 PM IST
India will not dwell upon the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly and instead discuss its contribution on the development, peace, and security fronts as a responsible member of the global body, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thu ... read..


AP: YSRCP govt harassing TDP members, Naidu complains to Governor
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 6:11:32 PM IST
A Telugu Desam Party (TDP) delegation led by party chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday met Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan to complain how the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government was allegedly targeting their party members for political ends. ... read..


Will implement NRC on national level, says Mukul Roy
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:11:29 PM IST
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be implemented at national level across India, said senior BJP leader Mukul Roy on Thursday. ... read..


PM Modi to address UN Climate Action Summit on Sept 23
By Joymala Bagchi

New Delhi | September 19, 2019 6:11:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on September 23, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said. ... read..


Rajnath's maiden sortie on Tejas LCA in Bengaluru (Second Lead)
Bengaluru/New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a maiden sortie on a Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), fully dressed in a G-Suit, from Bengaluru on Thursday. ... read..


Transport strike against amended MVA affects Delhi-NCR
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
A transport strike call on Thursday against the amended Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) in Delhi and the adjoining National Capital Region (NCR) areas has affected people badly as cabs, auto-rickshaws and private buses remained off the roads. ... read..


Flew the Tejas since it's indigenously developed: Rajnath
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Following his maiden sortie on a Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), fully dressed in a G-Suit in Bengaluru on Thursday, Rajnath Singh, who became the first Defence Minister to fly the aircraft, said he was thrilled with the flight and chose to fly since i ... read..


Delhi: Group of Ministers meeting on Air India disinvestment commences
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 5:41:42 PM IST
A Group of Ministers meeting at the Ministry of Home Affairs on disinvestment of Air India commenced on Thursday. The meeting is being chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah. ... read..


Indian Army takes action against fake Twitter handles impersonating top military leadership
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 5:41:41 PM IST
The Indian Army and other security agencies are taking strict action against the fake Twitter handles of senior Indian military leadership created by Pakistani agencies to spread misinformation about the country after the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35 ... read..


35th Annual Tri-Services Commanders conference underway in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) | September 19, 2019 5:41:39 PM IST
The 35th Tri-Services Commanders conference is currently underway in Jaisalmer. ... read..


PM Modi lauds Fadnavis, urges people to elect new government under his leadership
Politics | September 19, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had provided a stable government to Maharashtra despite the BJP not having a full majority and urged the people of the state to elect a new government under his leadership in t ... read..


RSS-BJP never believed in Mahatma Gandhi but misusing their names: Ashok Gehlot
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | September 19, 2019 5:41:36 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday attacked BJP and RSS alleging that they never believed in Mahatma Gandhi and other leaders during the time of India's freedom struggle. ... read..


CBI arrests former secretary of Odisha Cricket Association in chit fund case
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 19, 2019 5:41:34 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested former honorary secretary of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Asirbad Behera and representative of Hotel Solan Inn, Kamalakanta Das in connection with an alleged chit fund scam case. ... read..


Punjab: Now dial women commission chairperson on her personal number to register complaints
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 19, 2019 5:41:30 PM IST
In a bid to speed up the grievance redressal system, the Punjab State Women Commission (PSWC) chairperson Manisha Gulati has shared her personal mobile number on which women in distress can make calls. ... read..


Punjab CM Capt Amarinder reviews Kartarpur Corridor construction work at Dera Baba Nanak
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) | September 19, 2019 5:41:28 PM IST
With less than two months to go for the historic 550th 'Prakash Purab' of Guru Nanak Dev, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday took stock of the ongoing construction work for the Kartarpur Corridor, while sanctioning Rs 75.23 crore fo ... read..


Highest number of notices from NHRC to UP shows govt. claim on improvement in law and order is false: Akhilesh Yadav
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 5:11:45 PM IST
Taking aim at Yogi-Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on the completion of its 30 months in power, former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Thursday that the highest number of notices issued by National Human Rights Commission to the state shows ... read..


AgustaWestland case: Court sends Ratul Puri to judicial custody till Oct 1
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 5:11:42 PM IST
A Delhi court on Thursday sent businessman Ratul Puri to judicial custody in Tihar jail till October 1 in connection with Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case. ... read..


Bengaluru: State govt organises sports meet for senior citizens
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 19, 2019 5:11:39 PM IST
A sports meet was organised by the Karnataka Government on Wednesday here for senior citizens in the lead up to the World Elders' day which falls on October 1 every year. ... read..


Modi to have packed itinerary in US
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 5:11:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a six-day visit to the US from September 21 to 27 to attend various events including the annual UN General Assembly session in New York and a diaspora event in Houston in Texas in which President Donald Trump is also ... read..


Will ensure clean drinking water in every household across country: PM
Nashik (Maharashtra) | September 19, 2019 5:11:33 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that his government will make efforts to ensure there is access to clean drinking water in each and every household across the country in an apparent reference to the Jal Jeevan Mission. ... read..


Parents with more than 2 children can contest panchayat polls, rules Uttarakhand HC
Nainital (Uttrakhand) | September 19, 2019 5:11:26 PM IST
In a setback to the state government, the Uttarakhand High Court on Thursday allowed parents with more than two children before July 25, 2019, to contest the panchayat elections. ... read..


We have to make a new Kashmir: PM Modi
Nashik (Maharashtra) | September 19, 2019 4:41:41 PM IST
Stating that the decision to abrogate Article 370 was taken in the country's interests, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave a clarion call to make a new Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Mongolian President arrives in India to boost ties
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 4:41:35 PM IST
Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Thursday noon arrived here on a five-day visit to India with an aim to intensify bilateral ties between the two countries. ... read..


UP: National Police University to be established in Greater Noida
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 4:41:32 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be setting up a world-class National Police University (NPU) dedicated to advancement and dissemination of education, research and scholarships of the highest quality in the domain of policing science, forensic scie ... read..


Need to enact new Citizenship Act before implementing NRC nationally: BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta
General News | September 19, 2019 4:41:27 PM IST
Supporting Union Home Minister Amit Shah's suggestion that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) should be introduced throughout India, Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta on Thursday said that it should not be done before enacting a new Citizenship Act as t ... read..


Flood situation worsens in UP, Yogi sounds alert
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
As the flood situation has worsened in eastern Uttar Pradesh following incessant rains since the past one week, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed all District Magistrates of the affected districts to speed up relief and rescue operations within ... read..


Rajnath's maiden sortie on Tejas LCA in Bengaluru
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a maiden sortie on a Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), fully dressed in a G-Suit, from Bengaluru on Thursday. ... read..


BJP slams DMK for its stance on Hindi
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
The BJP has slammed DMK for its stance on Hindi, saying if the regional party was so strongly against this language, the schools owned by its functionaries should not have CBSE syllabus as Hindi is taught in that. ... read..


New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
A defamation complaint was filed against former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) legal cell for his alleged remark that the BJP and Bajrang Dal were taking money from Pakistan's spy ... read..


DMK questions why Tamil can't be India's global identity
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Against the backdrop of recent pitch by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to make Hindi a language of India's identity, DMK has argued that Tamil was more suited for it. ... read..


Anti-Hindi ire in Tamil Nadu is decades-old
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
The face-off between some regional political parties and the Centre over Hindi language, triggered by Union Home Minister Amit Shahs last weeks comment, may have been averted by his clarification but the issue is decades old. ... read..


Face-off on Hindi language averted
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shahs thrust on use of Hindi threatened to snowball into a major controversy, before he clarified that he never wanted to impose the language on other regional languages, pacifying the critics, mainly in southern states like Tamil ... read..


Rail employees stage protest in Madurai
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | September 19, 2019 4:11:47 PM IST
Railway employees of Madurai Division staged a protest on Thursday protesting against the government's move to corporatise public sector rail units like ICF and RCF. ... read..


'BJP Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra likely to be finalised soon'
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 19, 2019 10:41:30 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena are soon likely to finalise an electoral alliance for the ensuing Assembly elections in Maharashtra. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi should apologise for failing to waive farm loans in 10 days: Digvijaya's brother
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Congress leader Lakshman Singh, younger brother of senior party leader Digvijaya Singh, said on Thursday that Rahul Gandhi must apologise to the farmers of the state for failing to fulfil his promise that the party government would waive farm loans in 10 ... read..


After losing luggage during train journey, C'garh Min blames Modi for theft
Koriya (Chhattisgarh) | September 19, 2019 4:11:33 PM IST
After his bag was stolen from inside a train, miffed Chhattisgarh Minister Premasai Singh Tekam vented his anger on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his style of governance. ... read..


Mahant Paramhans Das lauds SC for setting Oct 18 deadline for completion of Ayodhya hearing
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 4:11:31 PM IST
Mahant Paramhans Das of the ascetic camp on Thursday expressed happiness over Supreme Court setting a deadline of October 18 for the conclusion of hearing in the Ayodhya case. ... read..


INX Media case: P Chidambaram's judicial custody extended till Oct 3
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 4:11:28 PM IST
A Delhi court on Thursday extended till October 3 the judicial custody of former union finance minister P Chidambaram in a corruption case filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the INX media case. ... read..


U'khand Police search for sex-racket kingpins in Delhi
Dehradun | Thursday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
The Uttarakhand Police have extended their nets up to the national capital in its search for 'white-collared" kingpins of a high profile sex racket that was busted in the hill state. ... read..


29 booked for mid day meal scam in UP
Lucknow | Thursday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
Nearly 29 persons have been booked for a massive scam in the mid day meal (MDM) scheme in three districts of Uttar Pradesh -- Rae Bareli, Kannauj and Pratapgarh -- where food grain meant for school children was being sold in the open market. ... read..


Rahul has a juvenile sense of humour: Swapan Dasgupta
General News | September 19, 2019 3:41:38 PM IST
Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta said here on Thursday that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has a juvenile sense of humour and is incapable of becoming a serious politician. ... read..


Delhi Police Cyber Crime Unit arrests three fraudsters who duped actor Isha Sharwani
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 3:41:32 PM IST
A team of Delhi Police Cyber Crime Unit (CyPAD) have arrested three persons who duped actor Isha Sharvani of about Rs 3 lakh by threatening to arrest her for tax violations. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi should apologies for failing to waive farm loans in 10 days: Digvijay's brother
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 3:41:29 PM IST
Congress leader Lakshman Singh, younger brother of senior party leader Digvijaya Singh, said on Thursday that Rahul Gandhi must apologise to the farmers of the state for failing to fulfil his promise that the party government would waive farm loans in 10 ... read..


Uttarakhand: ONGC, THDC yet to pay taxes amounting to Rs 1,111 crore
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | September 19, 2019 3:41:28 PM IST
PK Gupta, the Principal Chief Commissioner Income Tax of Dehradun Zone on Thursday said that two Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) companies in the zone have not paid taxes worth Rs 1,111 crore this year. ... read..


Chinmayanand in hospital after victim demands arrest
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand, accused of raping a student, has been admitted to Shahjahanpur government hospital after his health deteriorated. ... read..


Man throws toddler out of running train in UP
Ayodhya | Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A mentally unstable man snatched a seven-month old toddler from his mother onboard the Delhi-Farakka Express and threw him out of the running train near the Gosainganj railway station here. ... read..


Shiv Sena won't breakup with BJP, will accept whatever is offered: Congress
General News | September 19, 2019 3:11:52 PM IST
Congress leader Rajiv Satav on Thursday said that Shiv Sena cannot break alliance with the BJP and will accept whatever number of seats the latter party offers. ... read..


Andhra: House storing cracker-making chemicals gutted in Vizianagaram
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 3:11:50 PM IST
An old house where chemical materials to make Diwali crackers were stored, caught fire on Thursday morning. ... read..


Chance should be given to genuine voters left out in NRC: Mamata Banerjee to Amit Shah
General News | September 19, 2019 3:11:45 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee raised the issue of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) during her meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and requested him to give a chance to those "genuine voters" who have been left out. ... read..


Ex-Odisha Cricket Association secretary arrested by CBI in chit fund scam case
Cuttack (Odisha) | September 19, 2019 3:11:43 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary, Ashirbad Behera, in connection with the Artha Tatwa chit fund scam case. ... read..


'Vacay' among other 530 words added to Merriam-Webster in September
Washington D.C. | September 19, 2019 3:11:38 PM IST
If you are an ardent user of terms like 'sesh', 'vacay', or even 'tallboy', you are now free to express yourself even better as these along with other 530 words have made it to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. ... read..


BJP Pres Amit Shah to address party MPs on Sept 21
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 3:11:36 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah will address his party's MPs on September 21, during which he is likely to announce programs to be taken up to spread the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of t ... read..


Kartarpur corridor project will be completed on time: Punjab CM
Gurdaspur (Punjab) | September 19, 2019 3:11:32 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of the construction work of Kartarpur corridor and assured that the project would be completed within the deadline. ... read..


Dog saves family by alerting them to fire, dies in process
Washington D.C | September 19, 2019 3:11:29 PM IST
A Dog is indeed man's best friend and a pooch from Florida exemplified the saying. ... read..


There is no rule of law, only law of ruler exists, says AAP leader on lynching
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 3:11:27 PM IST
Former Jharkhand Congress President, Ajoy Kumar, who joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday, hit out at the Jharkhand government saying, there is no rule of law and only law of the ruler exists these days. ... read..


Prayagraj's low-lying areas partially submerged as Ganga, Yamuna continue to swell
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2019 2:41:56 PM IST
Scores of buildings situated in the low-lying areas of Prayagraj have been partially submerged owing to the rise of water level of rivers Ganga and Yamuna due to heavy rainfall. ... read..


Delhi Transport Union on strike against hefty fines under new MV Act
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 2:41:55 PM IST
The Delhi Transport Union has called for a one-day strike on Thursday against the hefty fines imposed for violating traffic rules under the newly amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act 2019. ... read..


DK Shivakumar case: Congress MLA Lakshmi Hebbalkar appears before ED
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 2:41:48 PM IST
Lakshmi Hebbalkar, a Congress MLA from Karnataka, on Friday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in connection with a money laundering case filed against party colleague D K Shivakumar, who is currently lodged in judicial custo ... read..


Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits Badrinath Temple
Badrinath (Uttarakhand) | September 19, 2019 2:41:46 PM IST
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat on Thursday visited the Badrinath Temple to offer prayers. ... read..


Discussed issue of 19 lakh people excluded from NRC: Mamata after meeting Home Minister Amit Shah
General News | September 19, 2019 2:41:44 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday and said she raised the contentious issue of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) with him. ... read..


World Bamboo Day celebrated in Imphal
Imphal (Manipur) | September 19, 2019 2:41:43 PM IST
The Bamboo Forum of India on Wednesday celebrated World Bamboo Day under the theme 'Bamboo for sustainable development goals' at Lamyanba Shanglen, Palace Compound here. ... read..


Even Cong doesn't take him seriously: Javadekar takes jibe at Digvijaya
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 2:41:40 PM IST
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday mocked former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh over his 'saffron-clad rapist' remark, saying that even the Congress party does not give him much importance. ... read..


CBI writes to WB DGP, seeks Rajeev Kumar's active contact number
New Delhi | September 19, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday sent a letter to West Bengal Director General of Police (DGP) Virendra Kumar, seeking former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's active phone contact number. ... read..


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