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J-K: Soldier killed in ceasefire violation by Pak in Rajouri
Politics | March 21, 2019 5:41:42 PM IST
An Army rifleman was killed on Thursday after Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.The soldier identified as 24-year-old Indian Army rifleman Yash Paul lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakist ... read..


Dharwad building collapse: 11 dead, rescue operation continues
General News | March 21, 2019 5:41:39 PM IST
The death toll in the Dharwad building collapse rose to eleven on Thursday with four more bodies being found from the site, the district information officer said. ... read..


9 sentenced to life in Dinakaran arson attack case
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
The Madras High Court's Madurai bench on Thursday sentenced, to life imprisonment, nine people convicted in the 2007 Dinakaran newspaper burning case which left three persons dead. ... read..


Chandrababu Naidu's nomination papers to be filed tomorrow
Politics | March 21, 2019 5:11:44 PM IST
The nomination papers of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be filed on Friday from Kuppam Assembly constituency from where he has won the polls six times in the past. ... read..


K'nataka Dy CM checks quality of food at Indira Canteens
Politics | March 21, 2019 5:11:38 PM IST
Deputy Chief Minister G Parmeshwara on Thursday visited Indira Canteens at Deepanjali Nagar and Nayandahalli to check the quality of food being provided to the people of economically weaker sections of the society at cheaper rates. ... read..


Protests in Valley against teacher's custodial death
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
Protests were held on Thursday in Srinagar city and Awantipora town of Jammu and Kashmir against the custodial death of the private school teacher this week. ... read..


Nitish celebrates Holi, no festivities for Lalu
Patna | Thursday, 2019 4:15:24 PM IST
Bihar on Thursday celebrated Holi with fervour. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar celebrated only with dry colours but there were no festivities at the residence of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi. ... read..


Tractor trolley overturns in MP, 4 killed, 6 injured
Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) | Thursday, 2019 4:15:24 PM IST
Four persons were killed and six others injured when the tractor-trolley in which they were travelling overturned here on Wednesday night, police said. ... read..


Thousands converge for 'Hola Mohalla' celebrations
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2019 4:15:19 PM IST
Tens of thousands of devotees converged in the Sikh holy town Anandpur Sahib on Thursday to offer prayers at Gurdwara Keshgarh Sahib during Hola Mohalla celebrations that coincides with Holi festival. ... read..


Bengal leaders participate in riot of colours
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 4:15:19 PM IST
It was a riot of colours for different political leaders and a great opportunity to reach out to the people ahead of the Lok Sabha polls on Thursday as West Bengal celebrated Holi -- or "Dol Jatra" as it is called in this part of the country. ... read..


Three gunfights underway in Kashmir Valley (Second Lead)
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 4:15:19 PM IST
Two policemen and a civilian were injured on Thursday as security forces and militants battled each other in three places in the Kashmir Valley, authorities said. ... read..


Forest cover in Bengal gone up by 4.29%: Mamata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 4:15:14 PM IST
Marking the International Day of Forests on Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that forest cover in the state has gone up by 4.29 per cent. ... read..


Special status for Andhra Pradesh is 'boring subject': YSRCP leader
Politics | March 21, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
YSR Congress Party's Vijayawada candidate P Vara Prasad on Wednesday said that the subject of special status to Andhra Pradesh is "a boring subject". ... read..


BJP declares candidates for Sikkim, Arunachal assembly polls
Politics | March 21, 2019 4:11:39 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its list candidates for the ensuing assembly elections in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. ... read..


Pulwama attack was a conspiracy hatched to fetch votes: Ramgopal Yadav
Politics | March 21, 2019 4:11:38 PM IST
Samajwadi Party leader Ramgopal Yadav on Thursday made a controversial statement alleging the February 14 terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama was a "conspiracy" hatched to fetch votes. ... read..


J-K: 3 terrorists holed up in Bandipora
General News | March 21, 2019 3:41:40 PM IST
As many as three terrorists are still trapped in Hajjin locality of Bandipora district in north Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


AgustaWestland case: CBI court issues notice to FRRO for non compliance of order
General News | March 21, 2019 3:41:39 PM IST
A special CBI court has issued notice to the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) for non-compliance of the order cancelling the Look Out Circular (LoC) against Shivani Saxena, an accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland money-laundering cas ... read..


Alliance of SP-BSP-RLD is aimed at saving democracy: Akhilesh
Politics | March 21, 2019 3:11:43 PM IST
Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on the occasion of Holi, said that the alliance of SP-BSP-RLD is aimed at saving the democracy and expressed hope that a new government will be in place. ... read..


TN: Sullur MLA Kanagaraj dies of cardiac arrest
Politics | March 21, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
AIADMK MLA Kanagaraj passed away on Thursday after cardiac arrest, according to a statement of the AIADMK. ... read..


J-K: 2 policemen injured in grenade attack by terrorists
General News | March 21, 2019 1:41:41 PM IST
Two policemen including a Station House Officer (SHO), were injured on Thursday in a grenade attack by terrorists in Sopore in Baramulla district. ... read..


Traditional Holi festival of Himachal concludes
Shimla | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
The four-day traditional Holi folk festival of Sujanpur in Himachal Pradesh, which traces its origin to the erstwhile Katoch ruler Sansar Chand, concluded amidst fanfare on Thursday, the organisers said. ... read..


Two policemen injured in Sopore gunfight (Lead)
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Two policemen were injured on Thursday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. ... read..


BJP's Kalraj Mishra will not contest in LS polls
Politics | March 21, 2019 1:11:39 PM IST
Senior BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP from Deoria, Kalraj Mishra on Thursday announced that he will not contest in the ensuing general elections. ... read..


It's going to be 20 out of 20 in Kerala: Congress
Kasargode (Kerala) | Thursday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
The Congress-led UDF in Kerala on Thursday denied the CPI-M's charge of an "unholy nexus" between the Congress and the BJP and asserted that it was going to win all 20 Lok Sabha seats in the state. ... read..


Gandhi family never respected Lal Bahadur Shashtri: Siddharth Nath Singh
Politics | March 21, 2019 12:41:41 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Minister Sidharth Nath Singh has criticised the Congress alleging that the party including Priyanka Gandhi Vadra never respected the country's second Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. ... read..


AP: 3 dead, 1 critically injured in road accident in Kurnool
General News | March 21, 2019 12:41:39 PM IST
Three people were killed and one severely injured in a road accident that took place in Kurnool's Gonegandla Mandal area on Wednesday. ... read..


CRPF trooper kills three colleagues, shoots self (Lead)
Jammu | Thursday, 2019 12:15:54 PM IST
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper shot dead three colleagues and then shot and seriously wounded himself in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi records pleasant Thursday morning
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 12:15:54 PM IST
It was a pleasant Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 16.6 degree Celsius, a notch below the season's average. ... read..


President, Vice President, PM extend Holi greetings
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 12:15:54 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi. ... read..


Militants, security forces clash in Sopore
Srinagar | Thursday, 2019 12:15:50 PM IST
A gunfight started on Thursday between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. ... read..


NPP legislators in Nagaland merge with NDPP
Dimapur | Thursday, 2019 12:15:50 PM IST
The National Peoples Party (NPP) on Wednesday suffered a major setback when two of its legislators in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP). ... read..


Heart attack kills AIADMK MLA Kanagaraj
Chennai | Thursday, 2019 12:15:45 PM IST
AIADMK legislator R. Kanagaraj, representing the Sulur Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, died of heart attack on Thursday morning, said police. ... read..


CRPF trooper kills 3 colleagues, shoots himself
Jammu | Thursday, 2019 12:15:25 PM IST
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper shot dead three colleagues before shooting and seriously wounding himself in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district, police said on Thursday. ... read..


J-K: Encounter breaks out in Bandipora
General News | March 21, 2019 12:11:43 PM IST
An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Mirmohalla area in Hajjin locality of Bandipora district in north Kashmir on Thursday morning. ... read..


Hathras: 5 including police officer killed in road mishap
General News | March 21, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
At least five people including a police officer were killed in a road accident here on Thursday. ... read..


People in Surat village walk on ember to get rid of misery
General News | March 21, 2019 11:11:39 AM IST
Following a traditional custom, a group of people in a town in Gujarat's Surat district on Wednesday night walked barefoot on ember of a bonfire after 'Holika Dahen' to rid themselves from misery. ... read..


President, Prime Minister greet people on Holi
General News | March 21, 2019 10:41:39 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted people on the occasion of Holi festival. ... read..


7 people killed in Dharwad building collapse, rescue operation on
General News | March 21, 2019 10:11:39 AM IST
The death toll in Tuesday's Dharwad building collapse mounted to seven with two more bodies being found from the debris, a district official said. ... read..


Chhattisgarh: 9 injured in IED blast
General News | March 21, 2019 5:41:42 AM IST
As many as nine people were injured after Naxals set off a blast in a car carrying villagers in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Wednesday. ... read..


LS polls: Over 35,000 wheelchairs, 52,000 magnifying glasses arranged for specially-abled voters
General News | March 21, 2019 5:41:39 AM IST
Over 35,000 wheelchairs, 52,000 magnifying glasses, and 2213 sign language interpreters have been arranged in Karnataka for voters belonging to the persons with disabilities (PwD) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Congress has finalised candidates for Andhra Assembly elections, LS polls: Oommen Chandy
Politics | March 21, 2019 5:11:40 AM IST
Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy said the Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Congress party has finalised candidates for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


Hyderabadi businessman killed in Ethiopia
General News | March 21, 2019 5:11:39 AM IST
A Hyderabad-based businessman, P Venkata Shashidar, was among the five people who died in an accident in Ethiopia. ... read..


We will not be sold, we won't indulge in horse-trading: Kamal Haasan
General News | March 21, 2019 4:11:38 AM IST
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan has said the leaders of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), will not indulge in horse-trading in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Dreaded woman Maoist leader killed in Chhattisgarh
Bhopal | Thursday, 2019 3:15:04 AM IST
A dreaded woman Maoist leader accused in the murder of Madhya Pradesh minister Likhiram Kawre in 1999 has been gunned down in Chhattisgarh, police said. ... read..


Delhi: 2 more arrested in firing case near Akshardham Temple
General News | March 21, 2019 3:11:38 AM IST
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police have arrested two people in connection with the robbery and firing that took place near Akshardham Temple last month. ... read..


Jindal varsity raises bar for quality education
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 2:15:04 AM IST
Access, equity and excellence are key challenges for improving the quality of higher education in India and the institutions, both private and public, need introspection if these goals of diversity and inclusion are being met. ... read..


Happy Holi! Google marks festival of colours with doodle
Culture | March 21, 2019 9:11:38 AM IST
Giving out all the colourful festive vibes, Google, on Thursday, dedicated its doodle to the festival of Holi celebrated across India. ... read..


LS polls: Punjab Labour Dept to appoint nodal officers for migrant labourers
Politics | March 21, 2019 2:11:40 AM IST
The Labour Department of Punjab has decided to appoint nodal officers in each district to ensure that migrant labourers working in the state get their voter IDs made. ... read..


India wants an honest Prime Minister, not a 'Chowkidar': Owaisi
Politics | March 21, 2019 1:41:43 AM IST
Taking a jibe at the BJP's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said India wants an honest Prime Minister and not a 'Chowkidar'. ... read..


Cong, AAP were mired in corruption when in power, claims Vijay Goel
Politics | March 21, 2019 1:41:40 AM IST
BJP leader and former Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Vijay Goel claimed that Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had a "long list of corruption charges" against them while they were in power. ... read..


Railways to withdraw tickets containing photographs of PM Modi
General News | March 21, 2019 1:11:41 AM IST
With the Lok Sabha elections inching closer, the Railways has decided to withdraw tickets carrying photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


J-K: 3 CRPF jawans shot dead by fellow soldier
General News | March 21, 2019 12:41:41 AM IST
3 CRPF personnel of 187th battalion were shot dead a fellow jawan at the battalion headquarters in Udhampur's Battal Ballian on Wednesday night. ... read..


EC sends show cause notice to two Trinamool leaders
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The Election Commission on Wednesday slapped showcause notices on Trinamool Congress leaders Jitendra Kumar Tiwari and Anubrata Mondal, following the BJP's complaint against the duo and two state ministers from the ruling party for violation of the model ... read..


Engaged with UK to extradite Nirav Modi soonest: MEA
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
India on Wednesday Awelcomed the arrest of bank fraud accused Nirav Modi in London and said it continues to actively follow up the matter with British authorities concerned to extradite him at the earliest. ... read..


Low-intensity bomb blast in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh
General News | March 20, 2019 11:42:03 PM IST
A low-intensity country-made bomb created panic in Sukarlabad area in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Wednesday morning. ... read..


Credit goes to journalist for Nirav Modi's arrest, says Mamata Banerjee
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:42:01 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hit out at the BJP-led Centre, saying it did not deserve credit for arresting fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi in London and termed it a "got-up match." ... read..


Kejriwal won't celebrate Holi 'as a mark of respect' for Pulwama martyrs
General News | March 20, 2019 11:42:00 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not celebrate the Holi festival tomorrow as a mark of respect for the martyrs of Pulwama terror attack, Aam Aadmi Party posted on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday. ... read..


RSS member acquitted despite damning evidence: Mehbooba Mufti on Samjhauta verdict
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:41:58 PM IST
After a special NIA court acquitted four people in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday criticised the verdict, saying that all the accused were freed despite incriminating evidence aga ... read..


Jammu-Kashmir: Accused who fled from police custody arrested by Kulgam police
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:57 PM IST
One person Ishfaq Ahmad Rah, a resident of Kulgam, who had escaped from police custody on Tuesday at District court, Srinagar was arrested on Wednesday by Kulgam Police. ... read..


BJP is not going to win Assembly polls in Odisha, claims BJD
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:41:55 PM IST
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday said the BJP is going to lose the Assembly elections in the state. ... read..


ECI issues directions for submission of extra stamp size photo by LS candidates for ballot paper
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:51 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday issued instructions to candidates contesting the ensuing Lok Sabha polls to submit one extra recent stamp size photograph, in addition to one submitted by them along with the nomination form, for printin ... read..


'Nervous' Priyanka Gandhi temple hopping: Senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:41:48 PM IST
Taking a potshot at Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Wednesday said the Congress General Secretary was visiting temples as she is "nervous" and the Congress is in "trouble" in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


Chhattisgarh: 9 injured after Naxals blow up vehicle
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:45 PM IST
At least nine people sustained injuries after Naxals blew up a vehicle carrying villagers in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Wednesday. ... read..


JNUSU should be part of democratic decision making: Delhi High Court
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
JNUSU should be a part of democratic decision making until next hearing, said the Delhi High Court on Wednesday while putting an interim stay on a resolution passed by the Executive Council barring the Jawaharlal Nehru Students Union (JNUSU) from particip ... read..


BJP leader shot dead in Assam
General News | March 20, 2019 11:41:42 PM IST
Sukhendu Das, BJP's panchayat unit president, was shot dead while he was returning home after attending a party meeting on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday. ... read..


TDP lawmaker SPY Reddy joins JSP
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:41:52 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader SPY Reddy on Wednesday joined the Jana Sena Party (JSP) in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district. ... read..


Mayawati not to fight LS poll but open to role at Centre
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will not contest Lok Sabha elections so as to be able to campaign effectively across the country but also indicated that her decision did not mean she was ruling herself out of the post-po ... read..


Modi harps on 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar, flays Rahul (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
In a veiled attack on opposition parties for raising questions over the Indian Air Force's (IAF) targeted strike against terrorists in Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday the attack took place in Pakistan but the trouble was felt in In ... read..


Who let Nirav Modi escape, Priyanka asks BJP (2nd Lead)
Varanasi/Chandauli/Mirzapur | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for describing the arrest of absconding PNB fraud case accused Nirav Modi in London as an achievement, asking who let him flee. ... read..


Student Manifesto for LS polls lays emphasis on justice, education, and employment
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:11:54 PM IST
The Student Manifesto released here on Wednesday by SIO lays special emphasis on education, employment, environment, social justice, and human rights. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh: IRS officer Preeta Harit joins Congress
General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:53 PM IST
IRS officer Preeta Harit, Principal Commissioner, Income Tax joined Congress party on Wednesday. She joined the party in presence of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar. ... read..


Passenger carrying over Rs 10 lakh in cash intercepted at IGI airport
General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:51 PM IST
A passenger carrying Rs 10.50 lakh in cash was intercepted by the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) on Wednesday at Terminal 1 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. ... read..


I-T Dept busts hawala, cricket betting racket, seizes jewellery worth Rs 1.8 cr
General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:50 PM IST
The Income Tax (I-T) Department on Wednesday conducted searches in Punjabi Bagh area here and busted a racket of cricket betting and hawala operations and seized jewellery worth Rs 1.8 crore, undisclosed cash Rs 95 lakh and foreign currencies worth Rs 14 ... read..


NCB seizes charas from Jammu
General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:48 PM IST
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized a truck with over 74 kg of Charas from Nagrota here and arrested one person in this connection. ... read..


Kejriwal won't celebrate Pulwama 'as a mark of respect' for Pulwama martyrs
General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:43 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not celebrate the Holi festival tomorrow as a mark of respect for the martyrs of Pulwama terror attack, Aam Aadmi Party posted on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday. ... read..


Gold bars worth Rs 20 lakh seized from passenger at Bhubaneswar Airport
General News | March 20, 2019 11:11:41 PM IST
Customs department on Wednesday seized two gold bars worth Rs 20 lakh from a passenger here at Biju Patnaik International Airport here. ... read..


Two arrested, 1.5 kg opium seized in Gurugram
Gurugram | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
The crime branch of the Gurugram Police on Wednesday arrested two persons and seized 1.560 kg fine quality opium worth Rs 25 lakh in the international market on the Gurgaon-Alwar national highway near Maruti Kunj crossing. ... read..


Could NC, Congress afriendly Dangal' prove costly in J&K? (Dangal 2019)
Jammu | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
The Regional National Conference (NC) and the Congress on Wednesday decided to forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in J&K. ... read..


KCR's son appears set to be his successor (Dangal 2019)
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
With Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao eyeing a key role in national politics in the post-poll scenario, his son K. T. Rama Rao appears set to take over the mantle. ... read..


Kerala: 18-year-old girl set ablaze by stalker succumbs to her injuries
General News | March 20, 2019 10:41:45 PM IST
An 18-year-old girl, who was set ablaze by a stalker in broad daylight on March 12, succumbed to her injuries here on Wednesday.The victim, who sustained 60 per cent burn injuries, was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Ernakulam.According to e ... read..


BJP not involved in Sabarimala Karma Samithi activities, says Kummanam Rajasekharan
Politics | March 20, 2019 10:41:42 PM IST
BJP leader Kummanam Rajasekharan on Wednesday said his party had no active involvement in the activities of Sabarimala Karma Samithi in Kerala. ... read..


Social media sites to axe content in 3 hours (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
Social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, agreed on Wednesday to process any request from the Election Commission to take down content within three hours during the 48-hour period before voting days. ... read..


18 fugitives brought back to India in five years
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
The Narendra Modi goverment has succeeded in bringing back 18 fugitive offenders, including alleged AgustaWestland deal middleman Christian Michel James, to India in the last five years and is strongly pursuing extradition cases of absconding diamantaire ... read..


Social media platforms present 'Voluntary Code of Ethics' for LS polls to ECI
General News | March 20, 2019 10:11:55 PM IST
The Social Media Platforms and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Wednesday presented a 'Voluntary Code of Ethics' for the forthcoming general elections to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa an ... read..


Loin loom, an alternative source of income for Mizo women
Culture | March 20, 2019 10:11:54 PM IST
Loin loom or backstrap loom is the main source of income for the people of Mizoram, especially women. 'Puan' which means cloth, is the traditional clothing of the native people of Mizoram and plays a special role in their life. ... read..


CM Pramod Sawant wins floor test; Sudin Dhavalikar, Vijai Sardesai designated Dy CM
Politics | March 20, 2019 10:11:52 PM IST
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday won the floor test in the state Assembly after 20 MLAs including 11 from BJP and three each from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Independents voted in his favour. ... read..


President Kovind greets citizens on eve of Holi
General News | March 20, 2019 10:11:49 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind has greeted citizens on the eve of Holi. ... read..


Delhi: Missing man's body found burried from house in North West Delhi
General News | March 20, 2019 10:11:57 PM IST
A male body buried in a house in Swaroop Nagar area of North West Delhi was unearthed on Wednesday. ... read..


Director of Airports Authority of India arrested for taking bribe
General News | March 20, 2019 10:11:46 PM IST
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday morning arrested Executive Director of Airports Authority of India (AAI), Ravichandran for allegedly receiving bribe from an airport ground handling firm. ... read..


Pursuing with UK to have Nirav Modi extradited at the earliest: MEA
General News | March 20, 2019 10:11:41 PM IST
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday said that efforts were on to ensure that Nirav Modi is extradited to India at the earliest. ... read..


Karnataka building crash toll rises to 5 (Second Lead)
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
The toll in the collapse of a multi-storey commercial building under construction in Karnataka's Dharwad on Tuesday rose to five, police said on Wednesday. ... read..


Apple releases new AirPods with Siri and wireless charging support
Others | March 20, 2019 9:41:54 PM IST
After announcing its refreshed iPads, Apple has now rolled out its second-generation AirPods. The wireless earbuds are now improved in terms of features and capabilities. ... read..


Amazon introduces new Kindle with self-illuminated screen
Others | March 20, 2019 9:41:52 PM IST
Amazon launched an all-new entry-level Kindle that now boasts a self-illuminated screen. It costs USD 90, which is higher than the predecessor that was launched back in 2016. ... read..


Nvidia's new AI turns your lame doodle into a masterpiece
Others | March 20, 2019 9:41:51 PM IST
We all have experimented with the old-school MS Paint and let our imaginations run wild. Now, what if those embarrassing doodles could be transformed into actual work of art? ... read..


Opera brings back VPN on Android browser
Others | March 20, 2019 9:41:49 PM IST
Opera is officially bringing back its built-in VPN as part of its Android browser. ... read..


Northeasters hoping for development with the elections just around the corner
General News | March 20, 2019 9:41:48 PM IST
As the whole nation gears up for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, the people of Northeast India are urging for a wave of change and development in the region. ... read..


Will take forward dreams of Parrikar, says Chief Minister Sawant
General News | March 20, 2019 9:41:43 PM IST
The first priority of my government will be effective administration and taking forward the dreams of late Manohar Parrikar, said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant here on Thursday. ... read..


Google fined USD 1.69 billion over abusive ad practices in EU
Others | March 20, 2019 9:41:40 PM IST
The European Commission has fined search giant Google USD 1.69 billion for allegedly abusive practices in online advertising in the region that harmed competition and stifled innovation. ... read..


Shiv Sena MLA quits, may join Congress
Nagpur | Wednesday, 2019 9:15:04 PM IST
In a shock to the Shiv Sena, its legislator from Warora in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district, Suresh alias Balu Dhanorkar, quit the party and his seat on Wednesday. ... read..


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