Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Parliamentary Standing Committee Members call on Sonowal
Guwahati | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
A Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, led by its Chairman and Member of Lok Sabha Dr Manoj Rajoria, called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here last evening and explained the purpose of the committee's vis ... read..


Huge quantity of foreign liquor seized, four arrested in Samastipur
Samastipur | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Police today seized 72 cartons of foreign liquor from Simaria Bhindi village under Kalyanpur police station area and arrested four people in this connection in Samastipur district. Police said here that acting on a tip off, raid was conducted at a hide o ... read..


Injured midfielder Sony Norde to be operated in Argentina, leaves Mohun Bagan in mid season
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Sidelined through painful knee injury, mercurial Haitian midfielder Sony Norde finally decided to quit Mohun Bagan, a day after the club dedicated its 2-0 win over arch rivals East Bengal in I League to the player, who will fly to Argentina for a surgery. ... read..


Wife of former Chief Minister Dr Jagannath Mishra passes away
Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Ms Veena Mishra, wife of former Bihar Chief Minister Dr Jagnnath Mishra died today after prolonged illness. She was 78. Ms Mishra breathed her last in Medanta Hospital in Delhi where she was undergoing treatment for respiratory complications. Survived by ... read..


Meghalaya: Rebel congress legislators refused to come back
Shillong | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
In poll bound hilly state Meghalaya, Congress is finding it hard to keep its house in order. The senior leadership of Congress in the state had series of meeting with disgruntled legislators and requested the rebel leaders to come back, but it failed. Th ... read..


CM wants vacation of land by army to develop school
Imphal | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Chief Minister N Biren Singh today laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new school building of Manipur Public School, Koirengei in Imphal East District today. The project, which is to be executed by Manipur Minorities and OBC Economic De ... read..


Delhi Congress stages protest demanding resignation of Kejriwal
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Delhi unit of Congress party on Monday a held a demonstration here demanding resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on alleged corruption charges. The party workers, led by state chief Ajay Maken, tried to march towards the Players' Building o ... read..


India's growth set to lead global economy, shows DHL trade data
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
India's economy holds the brightest growth prospects amongst the world's seven largest economies, according to results from the Global Trade Barometer released on Monday by DHL, the world's leading logistics company. The first-ever DHL Global Trade Barom ... read..


Dabholkar's son demands formation of STF for probe of his father's murder
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Hamid Dabholkar, son of slain rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, on Monday expressed his anguish over the shoddy investigation in the murder of his father and demanded to form a special task force (STF) dedicated to the probe. Speaking to media persons h ... read..


One minor killed, another injured in fire in Bandra building
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
An 18-month-old minor girl child died while a four-year-old boy has been admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries after a fire broke out in the pump room of a residential building near Carter Road in Bandra on Monday. The fire broke out in the pum ... read..


Dense fog likely in Bihar
Pune | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Dense to very dense fog is very likely at a few places over Bihar and east Uttar Pradesh as well as at isolated corners of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal during next 24 hours, the all -India weather bulletin, released here, said. The Met further said that den ... read..


NHRC issues notice to UP govt over insensitivity of UP police in Saharanpur
Lucknow | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC ) has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh where policemen on duty at a police control room (PCR) van refused to carry two grievously injured boys to the hospital saying that ... read..


Modi govt indulging in 'economic jugglery' to meet disinvestment targets, hide rise in fiscal deficit : Cong
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Congress on Monday charged the Narendra Modi government of indulging in jugglery of figures to meet its disinvestment targets and hide a rise in fiscal deficit. The party also criticised the Government for not passing on to the consumer the benefit of ... read..


Northern Ireland manager O'Neill turns down Scotland job
Undated | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill has turned down the opportunity replace Gordon Strachan as manager of Scotland, the BBC reported on Monday. Strachan left his post as Scotland coach in October after failing to guide the team to the World Cup playo ... read..


Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Yuvraj powers Punjab to victory against Mumbai
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
All-rounder Yuvraj's 40 off 34 balls powered Punjab three wickets victory against Mumbai in the in the Super League stage of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy domestic T20 competition here on Monday. For Mumbai Shreyas Iyer after facing 44 balls scored unbeat ... read..


'Goalkeepers are no more just stoppers but also build attacks'
Pune | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
With a couple of clean sheets and stellar saves almost in every match, Vishal Kaith is fast becoming FC Pune City's key cog. After having cooled his heels on the bench for the entire 2016 season, Kaith is now a starter in the Ranko Popovic-managed Orange ... read..


Yechury's offer to resign as CPI-M Gen Secy signals deep cleavage
Kolkata/New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has offered to step down as head of the Left party after his proposal to align with the Congress for the 2019 general elections failed to muster crucial support in the Polit Bureau, the party's highest decision-m ... read..


All Haryana panchayats to unfurl national flag on R-Day
Chandigarh | Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
All village panchayats in Haryana, along with towns and cities, would unfurl the National Flag on Republic Day (January 26), state Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister O.P. Dhankar said on Monday. ... read..


Political parties oppose simultaneous polls
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
Several opposition parties on Monday opposed the idea of holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies. ... read..


AAP to file fresh plea in HC against disqualification of 20 MLAs (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will file a fresh plea in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday to challenge the decision to disqualify 20 party MLAs in an office-of-profit case, a party leader said on Monday. ... read..


Odisha gang rape victim commits suicide
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
A minor tribal girl, who was allegedly gang raped by a group of security personnel last year, hanged herself at her house in Odisha's Koraput district on Monday. ... read..


Body of veteran Tripura CPI-M leader donated to Medical College
Agartala | Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
The body of octogenarian CPI-M leader Khagen Das, who died in Kolkata following a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday, was donated to the government-run Gobinda Ballav Panth Medical College and Hospital here on Monday. ... read..


Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to visit India from Feb 17-23
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be on a week-long state visit to India from February 17-23, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday. ... read..


Supplementary chargesheet filed against Indian Al Qaeda terrorist
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Police on Monday filed supplementary chargesheet against arrested Al Qaeda terrorist Syed Mohammad Zishan Ali accusing him of motivating youth to become members of the banned terror organisation. ... read..


Nirbhaya gangrape case: SC to hear convicts plea on Feb 16
New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will be next hearing the Nirbhaya gangrape case on February 16, after convicts Vinay and Pawan on Monday sought more time to file their responses before the court. ... read..


Manipur's Tekcham Ranjita awarded FIFA referee badge
Imphal (Manipur) [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Sports remain an essential part of the lifestyle of residents of northeast India with more and more youngsters excelling in various sports. ... read..


Delhi Police files chargesheet against suspected Al-Qaeda terrorist
New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Delhi Police on Monday filed a chargesheet in Patiala House Court against Zeeshan Ali, an alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist who was deported from Saudi Arabia. ... read..


Canada PM Trudeau to visit India
New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that he will travel to India for a state visit from February 17 to 23. ... read..


Indian Mujahideen co-founder arrested
New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Delhi Police here on Monday arrested Abdul Subhan Qureshi, the co-founder of Indian Mujahideen (IM) and ideologue of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). ... read..


Disqualification of 4 BJP MLAs demanded in Haryana
Chandigarh [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Amid disqualification of Delhi's 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs over office of profit, demand is being made to disqualify four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs from the Haryana assembly. ... read..


ED files status report in Virbhadhra Singh DA case
New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday filed a status report in connection with the disproportionate assets (DA) case against former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh. ... read..


Agra comes live on Basant Panchami
Agra | Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, came alive on Monday on the occasion of Basant Panchami, with admirers flocking to the modest tomb of Urdu poet Mian Nazir Akbarabadi whose birthday falls on this day. ... read..


Virbhadra case: Court asks ED to file supplementary chargesheet (Second Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies. ... read..


Virbhadra case: Court asks ED to file suplementary chargesheet (Lead, correcting headline)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies. ... read..


Loya issue 'serious', will examine all matters, says SC (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday said the controversy surrounding the death of Special CBI court judge B.H. Loya is "serious" and it will look into the circumstances leading to his death in November 2014. ... read..


All gram panchayats, cities in Haryana to unfurl National Flag on Republic Day: Dhankar
Chandigarh | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister O P Dhankar on Monday said that all gram panchayats, along with the cities in the state, would unfurl the National Flag on the occasion of Republic Day, on January 26. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar wil ... read..


Punjab BJP hails PM's move for simultaneous Lok Sabha, State assembly polls
Amritsar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed initiative of holding simultaneous elections to parliament and state assemblies, Punjab BJP state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina on Monday said that it is a revolutionary idea which will give b ... read..


People enjoy sunny day in Kashmir, wet weather predicted on Tuesday
Srinagar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
People continued to enjoy summer-like weather due to sunshine though the night temperature remained several degrees below freezing point owing to dry conditions in Kashmir valley, where light rain or snow is expected on Tuesday. The border town of Kargil ... read..


Punjab Police solves NRI murder case, arrests 3
Moga | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The district police solved the murder mystery of an NRI, who was murdered on the intervening night of July 22 and 23, last year and arrested three people in this connection. According to SP (Investigation) Moga Wazir Singh, the accused were identified as ... read..


MAN unveils new CLA BSIV Bus Chassis range
Bengaluru | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
MAN Trucks India, subsidiary of MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany, unveiled the new CLA BSIV Bus Chassis range here on Monday. The new chassis with front mounted engine are manufactured at MAN Trucks' manufacturing plant in Pithampur, near Indore, Madhya Prade ... read..


DHFL Q3 net rises by 25 percent
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
DHFL, one of India's leading housing finance companies, today reported a rise of 25 percent in its net profit at Rs 305.90 crore as against Rs.244.8 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Total Income was up by 11.50 percent to ... read..


'Kolhapur' brand Jaggery invites a bad name with infinite use of sugar
Kolhapur | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Even after ranking of Geographical Indication (GI) to Kolhapuri Gul: (Jaggery), the expectation proved fruitless to raise its worldly further in the world market as defaming the brand of 'Kolhapuri Gul' following the adulteration while producing jiggery ... read..


SF launch search operation in a south Kashmir village after firing shots
Srinagar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Security forces launched a search operation in a south Kashmir Pulwama village after some firing shots were heard Monday afternoon, official sources said. They said on a tip off about the presence of militants security forces and Special Operation Group ( ... read..


Maoist sympathiser arrested in Giridih
Giridih | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Police has today arrested a maoist sympathiser from Dumri Police Station area of this district and has also recovered Rs 6 lakh in levy which was collected for the CPI (Maoists). DSP Arvind Sinha said that on the directions of Giridih SP Surendra Jha ... read..


Kunduli gang rape victim commits suicide
Bubaneswar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The much sensational October 10 kunduli gang rape incident took a tragic turn today as the victim dalit minor girl, committed suicide at her house frustrated over the police inaction and investigation into the case The victim girl was rescued ... read..


Controversy erupts over Congress MLC's participation in human chain
Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
High voltage controversy today erupted following Congress MLC Ram Chandra Bharti's participation in human chain yesterday. Organised to create public awareness to eradicate social evils of dowry and child marriage across the state, Bihar Chief Minister ... read..


India to host 16th International Energy Forum session from April 10
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
India will host the 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial meeting on April 10-12 in New Delhi with China and South Korea as the co-hosts, Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday. The biennial session was l ... read..


Agri-product export strategy will change the export scenario: Prabhu
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Suresh Prabhu, Commerce & Industry Minister, said on Monday that agri-product export strategy will change the export scenario in the country. During the release of a publication titled 'Opportunities for Food Imports from India' at Indus Food 2018: Globa ... read..


India's rank improves in WEF's ranking for emerging economies, but far behind China
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
With a big jump in the ranking of ease of doing business by World bank, India has also improved its position in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) ranking among emerging economies as it stood at 62nd position out of 74 countries. But it failed to reach near ... read..


Two-day International Dam Safety conference in Thiruvananthapuram on Jan 23
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
India will host the International Dam Safety Conference - 2018 at Thiruvananthapuram on January 23-24, which will be inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The conference will be presided by Union Minister of state for Water Resources, Riv ... read..


Chung stuns Djokovic in Australian Open
By Martyn Herman MELBOURNE | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Six-times champion Novak Djokovic bowed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round as relentless South Korean Chung Hyeon ground him down to claim a stunning 7-6(4) 7-5 7-6(3) victory on Monday. The 21-year-old Chung, ranked 58th in the world, proved ... read..


South Korea ice hockey put in tough situation, says coach
By Peter Rutherford SEOUL | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The head coach of the South Korean women's ice hockey team says her squad was put in a difficult situation having to incorporate North Korean players just weeks before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Sarah Murray, speaking at the Jincheon National Traini ... read..


Sports tribunal begins hearing appeals from 39 banned Russians
* Three speed skaters first to address CAS hearing * Athletes among 43 disqualified from future Olympics * Their lawyers say "lack of specific evidence" * Decision due by Jan 31 By Brian Homewood GENEVA | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) began to hear appeals on Monday from 39 Russian athletes who were given lifetime Olympic bans for doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Games. The athletes were among 43 disqualified from their events, banned from pa ... read..


Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy: Rajasthan hands Jharkhand their second consecutive defeat
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Rajasthan clinched a thrilling four-wicket win over Jharkhand in the Super League group A game of the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here on Monday. Winning the toss, Rajasthan invited Jharkhand to bat, who put up a 157-run score in the given 20 overs, c ... read..


Kottayam-Kochi Rubber Market Rates
Kottayam | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Following were the Rubber Market rates announced by the Rubber Board here today per quintal KOTTAYAM RSS FOUR Rs 12650 RSS FIVE Rs 12100 ISNR TWENTY: Rs 11300 SIXTY PERCENT LATEX: Rs. 8770 KOCHI RSS FOUR Rs. 12650 RSS FIVE Rs. 12100 ... read..


Children selected for National Bravery Awards take Metro ride
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The children selected for the National Bravery Awards on Monday along with their family members took metro ride and also visited the Metro museum here. According to Delhi Metro, the children began their journey from Central Secretariat metro station and ... read..


TDP pursuing with commercial agenda: YSRCP
Hyderabad | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has said that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has been pursuing with his commercial agenda and the Cabinet decisions are aimed at spinning money to put it for future use. Speaking to reporters here on Monday, ... read..


The Northern Dancer Plate Div-I 1200-Metres
Hyderabad | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Following are the results of the 19th day Winter Races held here today. Super Dart (y : Mr S Pathy) 55 Deep Sjanker -- First Wings of Eagles 55 Imran Chisty -- Second Long Range 55 Aneel -- Third Surprise Gift 53.5 Nakhat Singh -- Fourth All Run Won ... read..


SCR GM holds meeting with MP, MLAs
Nellore | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav held a meeting with Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, MP, Nellore and other MLAs from Nellore and Kavali here on Monday. The issues which were discussed during the meeting are ongoing Railway Proje ... read..


BJP to approach ECI with demand to disqualify MLAs holding office of profit in Pondy
Puducherry | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
BJP Puducherry Unit president V Saminathan MLA(nominated) on Monday alleged that his party would approach the Election Commission of India with the demand to disqualify eight legislators holding office of profit here. Addressing a press conference, Mr ... read..


Marathi TV artist Praful Bhalerao dies in train accident in Mumbai
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
A young 22-year-old Marathi TV actor Praful Bhalerao died in a train accident after he fell down from a train at Malad railway station on Monday at 0420 am. According to the sources in the Government Railway Police (GRP) at Borivali, Bhalerao boarded the ... read..


Rupee ends lower by 2 paise at 63.86 against USD
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Rupee on Monday fell marginally by two paise to 63.86 on rising demand for US Dollar by bankers and importer dealers at Forex Market said. In opening trade, the local unit slippeed by 16 paise to 63.90. Till the end of the day it recovered from ope ... read..


Jabong offers 51-80 pc discount on big brands
Gurugram | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Days after its parent company Flipkart announced the Republic Day sale, e-commerce fashion portal Jabong on Monday announced to launch its Big Brand Sale from January 25 to 28, offering discount between 51 and 80 per cent on big brands. Durin ... read..


CM wants vacation of land by Army to develop school
Imphal | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new school building of Manipur Public School, Koirengei in Imphal East District. The project, which is to be executed by Manipur Minorities and OBC E ... read..


IIM Kozhikode to hoist National Entrepreneurship
Kozhikode | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The IIM Kozhikode is hoisting its National Entrepreneurship Summit, Start-O-Sphere at January 28, here. It will bring together new age entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors, and all those passionate about the management, to a common ground, ... read..


Bhavana ties knot to long-time friend Naveen
Thrissur | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Malayalam actress Bhavana tied knot to her long-time friend and Kannada film producer Naveen at a simple ceremony at Thiruvambadi temple in this city on Monday, in the presence of close relatives and friends of the couple. The couple entered the temple at ... read..


Techie from neighbouring state behind ATM theft
Kozhikode | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
A young techie from a neighbouring state is suspected to be the mastermind of an ATM theft, in which the customers of the Punjab National Bank's Kozhikode branch lost money from an ATM in Coimbatore, sources said here. According to sources, the techie a ... read..


AAP withdraws petition in HC on disqualification of 20 MLAs
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) disqualified MLAs on Monday withdrew from the Delhi High Court their plea seeking a stay on the Election Commission's recommendation to the President to disqualify 20 MLAs in an office of profit case. ... read..


2008 Gujarat blasts mastermind arrested in Delhi (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
An Indian Mujahideen operative, termed the "Bin Laden of India" and the allegedly mastermind of the 2008 Gujarat serial blasts that killed 56 persons was arrested here after a brief gunfight, Delhi Police said on Monday. ... read..


Virbhadra case: Court asks CBI to file supplementary chargesheet
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies. ... read..


One injured in J&K grenade attack
Srinagar | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
A civilian was injured when militants hurled a grenade at an army vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, police said. ... read..


Bravery award winning children visit Delhi Metro museum
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Monday organised a trip to its museum here for children who have been conferred the National Bravery Awards 2017. ... read..


Assam Rifles troopers escape attack in Manipur
Imphal | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
A patrol of Assam Rifles troopers escaped an attack in Manipur's Imphal East district on Sunday night when a bomb hidden in the area failed to explode, police said at Monday. ... read..


PMO protecting Bhima-Koregaon violence accused: Prakash Ambedkar
New Delhi | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar on Monday alleged that the PMO had given orders not to arrest Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide, booked on the charge of orchestrating violence during the celebrations of the Battle of Bhima-Koregaon this month. ... read..


Am with SP 'for now', says Shivpal Yadav on 63rd birthday
Lucknow | Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Shivpal Singh Yadav, the estranged uncle of former Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party (SP) head Akhilesh Yadav, on Monday trashed speculation about joining the Congress and said he was "wedded to the wishes and commands" of his elder brother Mulayam Singh ... read..


J-K: Terrorists hurl grenade on Army vehicle
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Terrorists on Monday hurled a grenade on an Army vehicle that exploded near Khrew Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. ... read..


Yogi government targeting Opposition leaders to divert attention from basic issues: Akhilesh
Lucknow | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav alleged that Yogi Adityanath government in state was targeting Opposition party's leaders to divert the attention of public from main issues. After paying homage to former SP leader Janeshwar Mishra, common ... read..


Kashmir hospitals lack vital equipment, patients suffer: DAK
Srinagar | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Alleging that the government-run hospitals in Kashmir valley lack vital equipment like Fibroscan, DEXA scan and endoscopic ultrasound, The Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said patients suffer immensely due to non-availability of these essen ... read..


Mahamasthakabhisheka: Over 4 Mn pilgrims expected to descend
Shravanabelagola | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
More than four million devotees from across the country and abroad are expected to descend to this key jain pigrimage centre for the head annointment ceremony, Mahamasthakabisheka to monolithic statue of lord Gomateshwara. The Mahamasthakabhisheka, is he ... read..


Bullion Market Closing Rates
Chennai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets closing rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct 2,878 1 Gm Silver - 42.00 UNI AK1600 ... read..


TCS spurts by 5.36 pc to Rs 3113.15
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
TCS rallied on Monday by 5.36 per cent to Rs 3113.15 to be the gainers in the 30-share Sensex pack at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Other gainers were Reliance Industries by 4.50 pc to Rs 971.20, Axis Bank by 3.52 pc to Rs 611.05, ONGC by 3.28 p ... read..


Sensex at life-time-high at 35,798.01 pts
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Monday hit a new-high of 35,798.01 up by 286.43 points on heavy foreign fund inflows and brisk buying in blue-chips despite weak global cues. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too advan ... read..


Satya Pal Singh reiterates opposition to Darwin's evolution theory
Guwahati | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Standing firmly by his opposition to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, Union MoS for Human Resource Development Dr Satya Pal Singh today said that an international-level conference could be organized to discuss and debate the issue and the theory coul ... read..


Retaining good faculty a problem for NE institutes
Guwahati | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Union MoS for Human Resource Development Dr Satya Pal Singh today said that recruiting and retaining top faculty for higher education institutes in North East has emerged as a problem. Addressing a press conference at IIT-Guwahati after review ... read..


Ashok Leyland launches Dost+ in Kolkata
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Ashok Leyland, flagship of Hinduja Group and one of the largest commercial vehicle manufacturers in India today launched their new light commercial vehicle (LCV) Dost+ here. The automobile giant had launched its successful model Dost in September 2017 la ... read..


Reforms in agriculture sector will be key in budget
By Gargi Parsai New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Reforms in the agriculture sector will be the key in Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's budget for 2018-19 to be presented in Parliament on February 1. Marketing reforms and payment of assured minimum support price to farmers for their produce are crucial t ... read..


Former Naga CM Chishi, legislator Zhimomi join BJP
Dimapur (Nagaland) | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Giving a major booster to the BJP in the run up to the crucial assembly polls in Nagaland, former Chief Minister K L Chishi on Monday joined the saffron party. According to sources, legislator Jacom Zhimomi also joined the BJP. The BJP national general s ... read..


FICCI appoints Dilip Chenoy as its Director General
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has appointed Dilip Chenoy as its Director General. Mr. Chenoy has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Director Gen ... read..


Sandgren topples Thiem to keep Melbourne dream alive
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
American Tennys Sandgren's dream debut at the Australian Open continued on Monday as the rank outsider upset fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-2 4-6 7-6(4) 6-7(7) 6-3 to reach an improbable quarter-final. The 97th-ranked Tennessee native captured the decisive br ... read..


KISG to feature World c'ship medallists Anish Bhanwala, Jeremy Lalrinnunga
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
World junior champion shooter Anish Bhanwala (Haryana) and IWF World Youth Weightlifting Championships silver medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Mizoram) will be among the many talented athletes taking part in the inaugural Khelo India School Games, beginning ... read..


'Guv avoids criticism of Centre' in his budget speech
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Kerala Governor Justice (Retd) P Sathasivam omitted the portions criticizing the Centre in his customary address in the Assembly on Monday. On economic policies, Justice Sathasivam said the GST has resulted in serious abridgement of the fiscal powers of ... read..


Tobacco-control efforts by police shows reduction in offences
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Consistent efforts at tobacco control by the Kerala Police has netted nearly Rs 2.7 crore during the first 10 months of 2017, which showed an 18 percent reduction in violations as compared to the same period in 2016. Figures of police action against vio ... read..


Case registered against youth for making girl pregnant
Puducherry | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Grand Bazaar police has registered a case against a 23-year-old youth who made a 17-year-old girl pregnant and went absconding. According to police, Silambarasan of Attuppatti working in a slaughter house here used to visit the house of Mani of Kum ... read..


Left parties, YSRCP wants all parties to carry out united struggles for SCS
Vijayawada | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Left parties and the YSRCP wanted united struggles by all parties to exert pressure on the Centre to grant Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh and dared Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to approach the court on the issue. At a round table c ... read..


Scrap enhanced taxes : Traders Federation
Puducherry | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Puducherry Traders Federation on Monday urged the administration to withdraw the enhanced taxes and refrain from new tax hike. In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Federation President Shivasankar and Secretary Balu pointed ... read..


IIIT-Hyderabad student bags prestigious internship at Berkeley Lab
Hyderabad | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Sneha Jain , who is currently pursuing her Masters in Building Science Research at IIIT-Hyderabad has been awarded an internship that will allow her to work at the prestigious Lawrence Berkeley Nationalb Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), USA for six months. The ... read..


Deepan, Laxman, Tukhaev, Rozum share lead in Chennai Open
Chennai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Grandmaster Deepan Chakkravarthy and R R Laxman (6) shared the lead with GMs Tukaev Adam (Ukraine) and Ivan Rozum (Russia) after the seventh round of the 10th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament here on Monday. Grandmaster Tukhaev ... read..


DCW issues notices on Bawana fire incident
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Monday issued notices to MCD and Delhi Police on Bawana fire incident which claimed lives of 17 people, including 10 women. "Issued notices on Bawana fire which claimed lives of pregnant women. Asked MCD on what ... read..


SS Trust, NSDC felicitate Yoga instructors under Skill India
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
In its commitment to empower unemployed youth by providing subsidised vocational training programmes in two and three tier cities and remote rural areas of the country, Sri Sri Rural Development Programme (SSRDP) Trust with National Skill Development Corp ... read..


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