Monday, May 29, 2023

Teenager stabbed to death in Delhi's Madhu Vihar
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 6:39:02 PM IST
An 18-year-old was allegedly stabbed to death on Saturday in the national capital's Madhu Vihar area, Delhi Police said. ... read..

"Illegally buying time": Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi chastises Centre over Delhi officers' transfer issue
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 6:39:00 PM IST
Joining the Delhi government in severely criticising the Centre for issuing the ordinance related to Delhi officers' transfer, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Saturday alleged that the Centre is just 'illegally buying more time'. ... read..

Assam govt announces dress code for teachers in all state-run schools, bans jeans, leggings
Guwahati (Assam) | May 20, 2023 6:38:58 PM IST
The Assam government on Saturday issued a notification bringing a dress code for teachers in all state-run schools in the state and has banned jeans and leggings, officials said. ... read..

Maharashtra's Nashik jail use drones to prevent fights among inmates
General News | May 20, 2023 6:38:57 PM IST
Nashik (Maharashtra) [India], May 20 ( ANI): Authorities at Maharashtra's Nashik jail have started using drones to keep a check on prisoners and prevent fights among them. ... read..

"Direct challenge to Supreme Court": Arvind Kejriwal calls ordinance "disgusting joke"
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 6:38:55 PM IST
Coming out hard against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre over the ordinance on the control of services, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party national convenor on Saturday called the move "undemocratic and illegal" alleging that it "attacks the ba ... read..

West Bengal: TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee questions CBI summons in recruitment scam case
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 20, 2023 6:38:47 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday questioned nephew of chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee in connection with the school recruitment scam in West Bengal. He questioned the probe agency's ... read..

Centre to organize international Conference on 'India Pharma and India Medical Devices' from May 26- 27
General News | May 20, 2023 6:38:44 PM IST
New Delhi [India], May 20 ( ANI): The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya will inaugurate the 8th edition of the international conference on 'India Pharma and India Medical Device 2023' organized by the Department of Pharmaceuti ... read..

Disproportionate assets: ED arrests retired IAS officer in PMLA case
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 6:38:42 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested a retired IAS officer Ram Bilas Yadav, the then Additional Secretary to the Uttarakhand Government, in connection with the ongoing investigation under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, an official said o ... read..

Delhi vs Centre row: Centre seeks review of SC verdict that held Delhi govt has control over "services"
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 6:38:40 PM IST
The Centre on Saturday approached the Supreme Court seeking review of May 11 Constitution bench judgement in which the apex court held that Delhi government has "legislative and executive power over services" in the national capital. ... read..

Karnataka: At first Cabinet meeting, Congress govt passes orders to implement 5 'guarantees'
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 6:10:36 PM IST
The newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that the first Cabinet meeting has issued orders for the implementation of five guarantees which were promised by the party before the elections. ... read..

Drugs-on-cruise case: Sameer Wankhede leaves CBI office in Mumbai after 5 hrs of questioning
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 20, 2023 6:10:33 PM IST
Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede left the CBI Office after five hours of questioning on Saturday. ... read..

U'khand CM Dhami takes part in BJP state working committee meeting to prepare for Lok Sabha polls
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 20, 2023 6:10:27 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami took part in Bharatiya Janata Party BJP's State Working Committee meeting in Dehradun, Uttarakhand today. ... read..

Assam to hand over probe into woman police officer's death, 3 other cases to CBI
Guwahati (Assam) | May 20, 2023 6:10:23 PM IST
Assam police has said it has decided to hand over the investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation into four cases, including that of the death of a 30-year-old woman police officer in a mysterious road accident. ... read..

"We will work to remove fertilizer jihad..." CM Himanta Sarma highlights ill effects of fertilizers
Guwahati (Assam) | May 20, 2023 6:10:12 PM IST
Pointing out the adverse effects on health of excessive use of fertilisers, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday stressed the use of natural and organic farming. ... read..

Hemkund Sahib shrine portals open for devotees
Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | May 20, 2023 5:39:37 PM IST
The portals of Hemkund Sahib, one of the most revered shrines of the Sikh community, opened for devotees amid religious chants on Saturday morning in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. ... read..

"My best wishes for fruitful tenure": PM Modi extends wishes to Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 5:39:23 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated newly sworn-in Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar and extended wishes to the Congress leaders for their "fruitful tenure" ... read..

15 passengers rescued after bus catches fire in Maharashtra's Thane
Thane (Maharashtra) | May 20, 2023 5:07:36 PM IST
Fifteen passengers were rescued after a fire broke out in a moving bus on Saturday in the Kalwa area of Thane, said police. ... read..

Tamil Nadu: DRI seizes 18.1 kg Ambergris worth over Rs 30 cr at Tuticorin Coast, 4 held
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 5:07:34 PM IST
With the arrest of four people, the Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted the ambergris smuggling gang racket and recovered over 18 Kg of ambergris, a by-product of sperm whales, near Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin Sea Coast, an official said on Sat ... read..

Kerala Class 10 topper who died in road mishap before result declaration saves 6 lives through organ donation
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | May 20, 2023 5:07:28 PM IST
A Class 10 topper who died in a road accident before the declaration of results in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has donated his organs and saved the lives of six patients. ... read..

Minor girl raped in UP's Sonbhadra, one held
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 5:07:27 PM IST
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Robertsganj area of Sonbhadra district in Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Saturday. ... read..

MP: Army man rapes 22-year-old woman on pretext of marriage in Gwalior; case registered
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 5:07:25 PM IST
An Army man allegedly raped a 22-year-old woman on the pretext of marriage in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district, an official said on Saturday. ... read..

"Students must script the blueprint of New India @ 2047": V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar
General News | May 20, 2023 5:07:19 PM IST
Chandigarh [India], May 20 ( ANI): Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday called upon the students "to work tirelessly, avail opportunities and script the blueprint for New India at 2047, when the nation celebrates the centenary of its independence". ... read..

Delhi police head constable, wife robbed and shot at in Burari
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 4:39:06 PM IST
A head constable posted with Delhi Police's Special Cell and his wife were allegedly robbed and shot at by unidentified persons in the Burari area of the national capital on Friday evening, officials said. ... read..

NGT gives no objection to installation of lighthouse near Yamuna floodplains for surveillance
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 4:39:04 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal has given no objection to the installation of a lighthouse in the greenway, adjacent to the Yamuna flood plains, for additional surveillance and security of the flood plains. ... read..

Delhi: Woman doctor duped of Rs 4.5 crore via Skype calls, case registered
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 4:38:57 PM IST
Intelligence Fusion & Strategic Operations (IFSO) unit of the Delhi police unit has registered a case against a cyber crime con for allegedly cheating a woman doctor of Rs 4.5 crore in the national capital, officials said on Saturday. ... read..

UP CM Yogi holds 'Janata Darshan' in Gorakhpur, directs officials to solve grievances
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 4:38:52 PM IST
Uttra Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday directed officials to ensure no delay in helping victims and benefiting eligibles from the public welfare schemes while hearing public grievances during 'Janata Darshan' at Gorakhnath Temple in Gora ... read..

Kerala: UDF holds massive protest on second anniversary of LDF government
Thiruvananthapuram(Kerala) | May 20, 2023 4:38:46 PM IST
The opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala on Saturday staged a protest at the Government Secretariat on the second anniversary of the State's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) government. ... read..

UP: Man held for raping his stepdaughter
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 4:38:41 PM IST
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district, the police said on Saturday. ... read..

CBI files chargesheet against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 4:07:48 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a case related to anti-Sikh riots in 1984 following the assassination of then Prime Minister of India, on October 31, 198 ... read..

4th National Water Awards: MP tops in 'Best State category', Odisha bags second place
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 4:07:44 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh has secured first place among the states in the 4th National Water Awards-2022, official sources said on Saturday. ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Coal Secretary inaugurates SECL's Chhal coal siding, inspects project
Raigarh (Chhattisgarh) | May 20, 2023 4:07:42 PM IST
On the second day of the Chhattisgarh tour on Saturday, Coal Secretary Amrit Lal Meena reached Chhal through a power wagon from Kharsia Railway Station, and inaugurated the coal siding near Chhal village in Raigarh district, officials said. ... read..

Release of tigress in Rajaji Park a milestone to bring balance in ecology, economy: U'khand CM Dhami
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 20, 2023 4:07:38 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Union Forest Minister Bhupender Yadav on Saturday released a tigress in Rajaji National Park's Motichur Range and said that this is a milestone to bring balance in the ecology and economy. ... read..

Centre's ordinance not just "contempt of court" but also "contempt of electorate," says AAP's Raghav Chadha
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 4:07:31 PM IST
A day after the Centre brought an ordinance to give control of "services" back to Delhi Lieutenant Governor, Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha on Saturday said the move is not just "contempt of court" but also "contempt of the electorate". ... read..

FTII students' association protests against screening of 'the Kerala story'
Pune (Maharashtra) | May 20, 2023 4:07:29 PM IST
Amid the protest going around the state over Sudipto Sen's, "The Kerala Story" movie, the Students' Association of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) is holding a protest against the screening of the movie being planned at the institute today. ... read..

Nine-year-old boy falls into borewell pit in Jaipur, rescue operation underway
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 20, 2023 3:07:50 PM IST
A nine-year-old boy fell into a borewell pit in Bhojpura village of Rajasthan's Jaipur on Saturday, officials said. ... read..

IRS officer arrested for stalking, harassing woman IAS officer
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 3:07:48 PM IST
An Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer was arrested for allegedly stalking and harassing a woman Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, officials said. ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Mobile connectivity changing people's lives in insurgency-hit Bastar region, says official
Bastar (Chhattisgarh) | May 20, 2023 3:07:43 PM IST
The insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, which has been battling Naxalism for around three decades, is witnessing a positive change in terms of communication revolution as the Centre has installed over 500 mobile towers in the Naxal-hit districts ... read..

NIA arrests absconding associate of jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 3:07:41 PM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested an absconding accused for his involvement in the terrorist-gangster-drug smuggler network, an official said on Saturday. ... read..

CM, Deputy CM, 8 MLAs sworn in as Ministers in new Karnataka Cabinet
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 2:39:40 PM IST
As many as eight Congress MLAs were sworn in as ministers in the Karnataka Cabinet during the oath-taking ceremony in Bengaluru on Saturday. ... read..

Union Minister Bhupendra Yadav, Uttarakhand CM Dhami release tigress in Rajaji National Park's Motichur Range
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 20, 2023 2:39:35 PM IST
Union Minister Bhupendra Yadav and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami released a tigress brought from the forest area of Corbett Tiger Reserve in the Motichur forest area of Rajaji Tiger Reserve. ... read..

"All 5 promises wil become law after first cabinet meeting": Rahul Gandhi after K'taka government formation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 2:39:31 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who attended the swearing-in ceremony of the new Karnataka government on Saturday, said that all five promises that the party made during the campaign "will become law" after the first cabinet meeting which will take place in ... read..

UP: Fire breaks out at scrap godown in Ghaziabad, no casualties
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 2:39:21 PM IST
A massive broke out at a scrap godown in Raj Nagar area of Ghaziabad on Saturday, said officials. ... read..

Chhattisgarh: 10 jawans injured after storm hits CRPF camp in Jagdalpur
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) | May 20, 2023 2:39:14 PM IST
Ten jawans were injured after strong wind hit Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur district on Friday, officials said. ... read..

Congress veteran Siddaramaiah sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 1:41:37 PM IST
Congress leader Siddaramaiah was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka for the second time on Saturday after the party's thumping victory in the Assembly elections. ... read..

DK Shivakumar sworn in as Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 1:41:25 PM IST
Congress leader DK Shivakumar was sworn in as a sole Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka on Saturday after the party registered an emphatic victory in the Assembly elections. ... read..

Intruder killed by Army in J-K's Poonch sector
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 1:41:23 PM IST
An intruder was killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector on Friday night by Bimber Gali Bridage Army, sources said on Saturday. ... read..

Centre moves SC seeking review of verdict which held Delhi govt has control over "service"
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 1:41:20 PM IST
A day after the Ministry of Law and Justice passed an ordinance, creating an authority for the transfer and posting of Group-A officers in Delhi, the Centre on Saturday appealed Supreme Court to review its May 11 order, authorising legislative and executi ... read..

5 killed in separate road mishaps in Chhattisgarh
Surguja (Chattisgarh) | May 20, 2023 1:41:18 PM IST
Five people were killed in two separate road accidents that took place in different districts of Chhattisgarh, police said on Saturday. ... read..

Amit Shah offers prayers at Dwarkadhish Temple in Gujarat
Gujarat (Dwarka) | May 20, 2023 1:41:15 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday offered prayers at Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka, Gujarat. ... read..

West Bengal: TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee arrives at CBI office in Kuntal Ghosh letter case
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 20, 2023 1:09:37 PM IST
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP and general secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday arrived at the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) office in Kolkata for questioning in Kuntal Ghosh letter case. ... read..

J-K: Inspiring change in Indian society, Journalist Yasmeen Khan shines a spotlight on Muslim triumphs
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 1:09:33 PM IST
With her impactful coverage of social issues, gender issues, domestic violence, and drug abuse, 28-year-old journalist Yasmeen Khan hailing from Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar is making waves in the media industry. ... read..

J-K: Sports council empowers community through 'Jan-Baghidari' campaign in sports
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 1:09:21 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council (JKSC) recently conducted a community outreach program in the Badamwari and Kalai Andar area of downtown Srinagar in an effort to combat drug abuse and promote a healthier lifestyle. ... read..

Talib Hameed: Preserving melodies of Kashmir's folk
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 1:09:17 PM IST
In the picturesque town of Sopore, amidst the valleys and mountains of Jammu and Kashmir, a young and talented musician named Talib Hameed Teli has dedicated himself to preserving and promoting the mesmerizing folk music of the region. ... read..

India-Indonesia bilateral exercise 'Samudra Shakti' concludes in South China Sea
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 1:09:12 PM IST
The fourth edition of the Indo-Indonesia bilateral Exercise Samudra Shakti-23 concluded in the South China Sea. ... read..

Will oppose Centre's "unconstitutional" ordinance in Parliament, court: Delhi Minister Atishi
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 1:09:09 PM IST
A day after the Centre brought an ordinance to give the control of 'services' back to Delhi Lieutenant Governor, Aam Aadmi Party Minister Atishi on Saturday said that the party will oppose the "illegal and unconstitutional" ordinance in the Parliament and ... read..

Bihar: 1 dead in truck-oil tanker collision on NH 28 in Motihari
East Champaran (Bihar) | May 20, 2023 12:11:07 PM IST
A truck driver was killed after a truck and an oil tanker collided resulting in a fire on NH 28 in Motihari. ... read..

Sameer Wankhede arrives at CBI office for questioning in connection with drugs on cruise case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 20, 2023 12:11:05 PM IST
Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede on Saturday arrived at the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) office in the city, for questioning in connection with a case related to Aryan Khan drugs on cruise case. ... read..

BJP could not tolerate SC "empowered" Delhi CM Kejriwal: Atishi after Centre's ordinance on control of services
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 12:10:54 PM IST
Hitting out at the centre for the ordinance on control of services in the national capital, Aam Aadmi Party and Minister Atishi said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could not tolerate that Supreme Court "empowered" Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal by ... read..

Uttarakhand: Two youths hospitalized after lightning strike
Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand) | May 20, 2023 11:37:57 AM IST
Two youths were admitted to a hospital after being seriously injured from a lightning strike near Chandrashila above Tungnath In Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag on Friday night, officials said. ... read..

Mortal remains of Indian national killed in Sudan violence brought back to India
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 11:08:00 AM IST
The mortal remains of an Indian national named, Albert Augustine, who died after being hit by a stray bullet during violence in Sudan, were brought to India on Friday. ... read..

Army rescues 500 tourists stranded due to landslides, road blocks in North Sikkim
North Sikkim (Sikkim) | May 20, 2023 11:07:58 AM IST
The Indian Army rescued about 500 tourists, including 113 women and 54 children, who were stranded at Chungthang, due to landslides and roadblocks, informed an official release on Saturday. ... read..

Parameshwara, MB Patil and Priyank Kharge among 8 Congress MLAs to take oath as Karnataka ministers today
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 11:07:46 AM IST
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's son Priyank Kharge, party's MLAs G Parameshwara and MB Patil are among the eight MLAs who will be sworn in as ministers in the state Cabinet during the oath-taking ceremony in Karnataka on Saturday. ... read..

"Have faith in Supreme Court": Slain IAS' wife after top court grants time to Bihar government in Anand Mohan matter
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 20, 2023 10:39:49 AM IST
Slain IAS officer G Krishnaiah's wife Uma Devi on Friday said that she has faith in Supreme Court and believed that she will get justice. ... read..

Rajasthan: Congress leader Subhash Maharia joins BJP
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 20, 2023 10:39:47 AM IST
Congress leader and former Union minister Subhash Maharia joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday in the presence of BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh in Jaipur. ... read..

Hyderabad: 3 killed after car rams into stationary truck
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 20, 2023 10:10:00 AM IST
Three youths lost their lives while eight others were left injured after a car rammed into a parked truck near Khanapur crossroad on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Friday, said police. ... read..

Posters featuring Gandhi family, Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar put up in Bengaluru ahead of K'taka swearing-in ceremony
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 10:09:56 AM IST
Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony in Karnataka, posters with the Gandhi family, Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah, Deputy CM-designate DK Shivakumar were put up in Bengaluru. ... read..

Research shows stress hormones during pregnancy increase early language development in children
Washington | May 20, 2023 9:40:27 AM IST
High levels of the stress hormone cortisol during the third trimester of pregnancy may boost speech and language abilities in the first three years of a child's life, according to research presented at the 25th European Congress of Endocrinology in Istanb ... read..

K'taka swearing-in ceremony: 8 MLAs to take oath as ministers, strong government voted to power, says Kharge
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 9:40:26 AM IST
Ahead of the Siddaramaiah's oath-taking ceremony as Karnataka chief minister on Saturday, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said that eight MLAs will be sworn in as ministers in the cabinet while also stating that a strong government has been voted to ... read..

J-K: NIA conducts searches at 15 locations in two terror-related cases
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 9:40:12 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday conducted searches at 15 locations in seven districts of Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..

"New Parliament building will become powerful medium to achieve resolution of developed India": Lok Sabha Speaker
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 9:07:34 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the newly constructed Parliament building to the nation on May 28 which will become a medium to achieve the country's resolution of building a developed India, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday. ... read..

Siddaramaiah to take oath as Karnataka CM today; DK Shivakumar to sworn in as his deputy
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 9:07:30 AM IST
Congress veteran Siddharamaiah will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka for the second term on Saturday afternoon, along with Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar as his deputy. ... read..

NIA raids underway in J-K's Pulwama
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 8:37:38 AM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) raids are underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. ... read..

Amit Shah to visit National Academy of Coastal Policing in Gujarat today
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 8:08:56 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit the National Academy of Coastal Policing at Okha in Gujarat on Saturday for the 'bhoomi poojan' and the foundation stone laying ceremony of the institution. ... read..

J-K: ACS Atal Dulloo launches 'Aalav' awareness programme for farmers in Srinagar
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 20, 2023 7:39:02 AM IST
Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo on Friday flagged off the 'Aalav' awareness van from Lal Chowk area here and said the initiative will ensure progress and prosperity of farmers. ... read..

UP state industrial development authority to implement investment proposals over Rs 40 K crore
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 7:09:33 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Authority is all set to implement investment proposals totalling Rs 40,000 crore in the first groundbreaking ceremony, an official statement informed. ... read..

CET exam: "Measures taken to ensure no student is affected due to oath- taking ceremony", says CM designate Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 20, 2023 7:09:31 AM IST
Chief Minister designate of Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Friday said that measures have been taken to ensure that no student appearing for Common Entrance Test-2023 exams on Saturday is affected due to the oath-taking ceremony scheduled on the same day. ... read..

Even mild traffic noise has an adverse effect on work performance: Study
Washington | May 20, 2023 7:09:22 AM IST
Chalmers' Division of Applied Acoustics researchers conducted a laboratory investigation in which test subjects were subjected to concentration tests while being exposed to background traffic noise. The individuals were asked to stare at a computer screen ... read..

Boys require 'lessons in bromance' to tackle mental health crisis in schools: Study
Washington | May 20, 2023 7:09:20 AM IST
Teenage boys are twice as likely as girls to commit suicide, and as boys become men, they are three times more likely than women to die by suicide. ... read..

Police seizes 1 kg gold, over Rs 2 crore from govt office in Jaipur, detains 8
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 20, 2023 7:09:15 AM IST
Police on Friday seized over Rs 2.31 crores in cash and 1 kg of gold biscuits from a basement of the government office in Jaipur and detained eight people for questioning, a senior official said. ... read..

BSF troops shot down 2 drones from Pakistan in Amritsar, foil smuggling bid
General News | May 20, 2023 6:12:38 AM IST
Two Pakistani drones were shot down by Border Security Force along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab, thus foiling a smuggling bid in Amritsar, BSF said late Friday. ... read..

Chennai: Apollo doctors conduct country's 1st robotic RAHI scarless surgery to remove tumour on women's neck
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 20, 2023 5:08:15 AM IST
Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, has successfully performed a robotic head-and-neck surgery on a 49-year-old woman to remove a large tumour of 8cm size on her salivary gland without leaving any scar on her neck, a first of its kind surgery in the country. ... read..

TN CM congratulates amputee student, promises govt will provide all medical assistance to him
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 20, 2023 5:08:13 AM IST
Congratulating Kriti Varma, an amputee student, who secured 437 marks in the 10th class in the state board examinations, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday said the government will provide all necessary medical assistance for him. ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Anwar Dhebar, Nitesh Purohit sent to 14-day judicial custody in liquor case
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 20, 2023 4:10:09 AM IST
A special PMLA court in Raipur on Friday sent Anwar Dhebar and Nitesh Purohit to 14-day judicial custody in connection with an alleged liquor scam to the tune of around Rs 2000 crore and extended the ED custody of two other accused Arun Pati Tripathi and ... read..

TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu welcomes RBI decision to scrap Rs 2000 notes
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | May 20, 2023 3:38:47 AM IST
The former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo Chandrababu Naidu on Friday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's decision to withdraw the Rs 2000 denomination bank notes from circulation. ... read..

"Need to uplift underprivileged..." Manish Sisodia writes letter from Jail
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 3:08:46 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party senior leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday wrote a letter from Tihar Jail emphasising the transformative power of education and the need to uplift the underprivileged sections of society. ... read..

'An act of treachery...,' AAP hits out after Centre brings Ordinance on control of services in Delhi
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 2:38:45 AM IST
The Aam Admi Party on late Friday lashed out at the Centre for bringing an ordinance notifying rules for the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) regarding the 'transfer posting, vigilance and other incidental matters, and termed it a ... read..

BJP "welcomes" Centre's ordinance on control of services in Delhi
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 2:38:41 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday welcomed the ordinance brought by the central government regarding the transfer, posting, vigilance and other incidental matters in the national capital. ... read..

Six of family drown in seawater in Gujarat's Bharuch
Bharuch (Gujarat) | May 20, 2023 1:37:09 AM IST
At least six members of a family allegedly drowned in the seawater in the Bharuch city of Gujarat, police said late Friday night. ... read..

Vice President Dhankhar to embark on Kerala visit
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 12:12:02 AM IST
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar will embark on his maiden two-day visit to Kerala from Sunday. ... read..

Congress leader Priyank Kharge assures to fulfil 5 guarantees in first cabinet meeting of Karnataka
New Delhi | May 20, 2023 12:12:00 AM IST
Congress leader and President Mallikarjun Kharge's son Priyank Kharge on Friday said that the party which is set to form the government in Karnataka on May 20 will fulfil its five guarantees made during the state polls in its first cabinet meeting. ... read..

NCP chief Sharad Pawar to participate in Karnataka CM swearing-in ceremony
Pune (Maharashtra) | May 20, 2023 12:11:58 AM IST
Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Friday said that he was invited by Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge and he will be participating in the swearing-in ceremony of the Karnataka Chief Minister scheduled on May 20. ... read..

Man arrested in Goa for smuggling ganja
Panaji (Goa) | May 20, 2023 12:11:56 AM IST
Goa Police arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly smuggling drugs in Mapusa on Friday. ... read..

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to attend Karnataka CM, Deputy CM swearing-in ceremony
Darbhanga (Bihar) | May 19, 2023 11:37:53 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said that he has accepted the Congress' invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka's new Chief Minister and his cabinet on May 20. ... read..

"LG Saxena has assured that file will be cleared": CM Kejriwal over transfer of Services Secretary
New Delhi | May 19, 2023 11:37:49 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena and held discussions over his delay in clearing the file for the Services Secretary's transfer, amid the tussle between the AAP-led Delhi government and the LG over "non-impl ... read..

"In Gujarat, two are sellers while two buyers:" Chattisgarh CM Baghel
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 19, 2023 11:37:41 PM IST
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, without naming anyone hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as Union Home Minister Amit Shah saying there are two people in Gujarat who are "sellers" while two are "buyers". ... read..

"Independent judge doesn't mean being anti-establishment": Justice Ajay Rastogi at farewell function
New Delhi | May 19, 2023 11:37:34 PM IST
Justice Ajay Rastogi, who is going to retire next month, said on Friday that this view must be changed that only those judges are "independent" who are "anti-establishment". ... read..

"It wasn't Rs 2000 dhamaka but a billion-dollar dhoka...": Mamata Banerjee slams RBI's move
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 19, 2023 11:37:30 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit out at the BJP-led Central government after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notified to withdraw Rs 2,000 denomination banknotes from circulation and termed it "billion dollar dhoka" urging people n ... read..

Amit Shah focuses on enhancing ability to use, prevent misuse of modern technology in 2nd 'Chintan Shivir' of MHA
New Delhi | May 19, 2023 11:37:28 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday emphasised further enhancing the ability to use and prevent misuse of modern technology including drones and artificial intelligence while presiding over the second 'Chintan Shivir' of senior officers of Ministry of ... read..

MH60R helicopter undertakes maiden sea landing onboard Indian Navy Warship
New Delhi | May 19, 2023 11:37:24 PM IST
In a significant milestone for the Indian Navy, the MH60R helicopter undertook maiden landings on the indigenously designed and constructed destroyer, INS Kolkata, said Indian Navy on Friday. ... read..

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