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Jessica Lal case: Delhi HC rejects Manu Sharma's plea for premature release
General News | January 21, 2019 10:11:53 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday disposed of a plea filed by Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma for premature release. ... read..


Water ambulances for Kumbh pilgrims
General News | January 21, 2019 6:12:09 PM IST
Pilgrims at Kumbh have been provided with the facility of water ambulances, which are deployed at strategic locations to respond quickly in case of an emergency. ... read..


R-Day order neither wrong nor new, I stand by it: J-K Governor
Politics | January 21, 2019 6:12:07 PM IST
A day after an order was issued for Jammu and Kashmir government employees to be present at Republic Day celebrations, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday asserted that the order is not something new or incorrect and it has been issued every year. ... read..


NDA likely to hold massive rally at Patna in March
General News | January 21, 2019 6:12:06 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the NDA is likely to hold a massive rally at Patna in the first week of March. ... read..


Yagam wont fulfill KCRs PM dream: Congress
Politics | January 21, 2019 6:12:04 PM IST
Religious rituals like Yagam will not fulfill Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Raos dream of becoming the Prime Minister of the country, said former minister and Congress leader Shashidhar Reddy on Monday. ... read..


Elon Musks Boring Company fires 5 employees a month after unveiling decongestion tunnel
Others | January 21, 2019 6:12:03 PM IST
Elon Musks Boring Company terminated five employees just a month after unveiling its first test tunnel for decongesting aboveground traffic. ... read..


Threat call at Kejriwal's residence
Politics | January 21, 2019 6:11:55 PM IST
The Personal Security Officer (PSO) of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday informed the Delhi Police that a call was received at the Kejriwal's residence from an unknown number claiming that a person named Bholu from Vikas Puri can attack the A ... read..


CLP met to thwart BJP's attempt to destabilise Cong-JD(S) govt: Dinesh Gundu Rao
Politics | January 21, 2019 6:11:54 PM IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president Dinesh Gundu Rao after the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on Monday said that theMLAs had gathered here to thwart an attempt of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to destabilise the HD Kumaraswamy-le ... read..


Sri Lanka releases Indian fishermen, asks to appear before court
Politics | January 21, 2019 6:11:52 PM IST
Vanni court in Sri Lanka on Monday released 11 Indian fishermen who were caught by the Sri Lankan navy on January 13. ... read..


Hearing in Sunanda Pushkar death case deferred till Jan 29
General News | January 21, 2019 6:11:49 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday deferred hearing in Sunanda Pushkar death case till January 29. ... read..


Federal employees set up GoFundMe campaigns amidst shutdown
Others | January 21, 2019 6:11:46 PM IST
Amidst the US government shutdown, federal employees and their supporters have been setting up GoFundMe campaigns to get help with expenses. Now, the crowdfunding site has decided to launch its own campaign to help the workers. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S10 to feature a larger battery, fast charging, and more
Mobile | January 21, 2019 6:11:45 PM IST
Ahead of Samsungs Unpacked event on February 21, 2019, a short clip to the anticipated Galaxy S10 launch has been spotted by a tipster, confirming some of the features of the flagship smartphone. ... read..


Amit Shah expresses grief over Shivakumara Swami's demise
General News | January 21, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah expressed grief over the demise of the pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Matha, Shivakumara Swami, who passed away here on Monday after a prolonged illness. ... read..


Ajit Dovals son files criminal defamation case against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh
Politics | January 21, 2019 10:12:15 PM IST
Vivek Doval, son of National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, on Monday filed a criminal defamation case against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and two journalists, contending that they had caused irreparable damage to his reputation through calculated insi ... read..


Cong leader Kharge seeks Bharat Ratna for Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami
General News | January 21, 2019 6:11:35 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday requested the Central government to confer Bharat Ratna, Indias highest civilian honour, on late Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami. ... read..


President, PM condole Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami's demise
General News | January 21, 2019 6:11:31 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the demise of the pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Matha, Shivakumara Swami, who passed away at the age of 111 after a prolonged illness. ... read..


Veteran Tripura tribal leader dead
Agartala | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Veteran Tripura tribal leader Nagendra Jamatia died here after prolonged illness, sources said on Monday. ... read..


Parents need to act quickly to handle a child's fears: Maneka Gandhi (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
There is no limit to the imagination of children, especially those below five. But not always what they see or feel may leave a positive image in their minds. And it is to guide not only children but also parents on how to battle such inner fears that Uni ... read..


'Mahagatbandhan' exposes opposition's fear of BJP: Rajnath (Lead)
Greater Noida | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Asserting that the BJP is going to retain power in 2019, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the opposition's attempt to forge a 'mahagatbandhan' (grand alliance) is a sign how other parties fear the BJP. ... read..


Rahul gets relief from Jharkhand HC
Ranchi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Jharkhand High Court on Monday ruled that Congress President Rahul Gandhi will not have to appear in person when the case of his "unsavoury" remarks against BJP chief Amit Shah is heard. ... read..


Karnataka's 111-year-old seer dead (Third Lead)
Tumakuru (Karnataka) | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka's 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt here, the most influential leader of the Lingayat community, died early on Monday following protracted illness. ... read..


No plan to increase OBC quota from 14% to 27%: Jharkhand CM
Ranchi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday ruled out the possibility of increasing the Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota from the existing 14 to 27 per cent. ... read..


3.18 cr people registered in final Odisha voters list
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
A total of 3,18,00,787 people have been registered in Odisha's final voters list for this year's Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, a poll official said on Monday. ... read..


Killed student's father wants accused to be tried as adult
Gurugram | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Barun Thakur, father of a seven-year-old school student in Gurugram who was killed by another student in the toilet of the school in 2017, has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court order treating the accused as a juvenile. ... read..


Jessica Lall murder: Delhi HC to take call on Manu Sharma's premature release
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to grant relief to Siddharth Vashisht, also known as Manu Sharma, the main culprit in the Jessica Lall murder case, directing the Delhi government instead to reconsider his premature release plea in the Sentence Revi ... read..


Karnataka's 111-year-old seer dead (Second Lead)
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka's 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. ... read..


NCW sends notice to BJP MLA over remarks on Mayawati
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday sent a notice to BJP MLA Sadhana Singh for her disparaging remarks against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. ... read..


K'taka MLA apologises after brawl with colleague Anand Singh
Politics | January 21, 2019 3:41:40 PM IST
Congress MLA JN Ganesh apologised to the family of his colleague Anand Singh after the latter was hospitalised on Sunday following a brawl between the two lawmakers. ... read..


UP govt to give pension of Rs 500 to destitute persons
General News | January 21, 2019 3:41:39 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh government has increased its monthly pension for all destitute persons by a sum of Rs 100, to a total of Rs 500, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday. ... read..


NCW issues notice to BLP MLA over remarks against Mayawati
General News | January 21, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has issued a notice to BJP MLA Sadhana Singh over her recent "eunuch" remark against BSP supremo Mayawati. ... read..


Siddaganga seer Shivakumara Swami passes away
General News | January 21, 2019 3:41:34 PM IST
Shivakumara Swami, the pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Matha, passed away here on Monday after a prolonged illness. ... read..


How do you draw an X, divides Twitter
Internet | January 21, 2019 3:41:33 PM IST
We all learned to draw alphabets when we were young, but none of us would remember the teacher telling you the right way of drawing an X. ... read..


BJP will win Lok Sabha election battle: Rajnath
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | Monday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Asserting that the BJP is going to retain power in 2019, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the coming Lok Sabha election is not a challenge to the ruling party. ... read..


111-year-old Karnataka seer dead (Lead)
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka's 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. ... read..


Karnataka Congress MLAs return home
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka Congress legislators on Monday left a resort here where they have been residing since Friday and set out for their home constituencies, a party leader said. ... read..


Karnataka's 111-year-old seer dead
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka's 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. ... read..


Suspected LeT member arrested in Jaipur airport
Jaipur | Monday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
The NIA and Rajasthan's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested Mohammad Hussain, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) member, from Jaipur airport, officials said. ... read..


2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Budgam
General News | January 21, 2019 2:41:58 PM IST
Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Zinpanchal, Chari Sharief in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Monday. ... read..


CJI Gogoi recuses from hearing plea against Nageshwar Raos appointment
Politics | January 21, 2019 2:41:57 PM IST
New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI) Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as the interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). ... read..


Siddaganga seer's health improves, still on ventilator support
General News | January 21, 2019 2:41:52 PM IST
Shivakumara Swami, the main pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Mutt, health has slightly improved in past hours, his doctor said on Monday. ... read..


Muslims should limit themselves to 2 children: Kataria
General News | January 21, 2019 2:41:51 PM IST
BJP's Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria raked up a fresh controversy by advocating that Muslims should limit themselves to two children. ... read..


SC declines PIL demanding ban on politicians with serious offences in polls
Politics | January 21, 2019 2:41:48 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a PIL filed by advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeking direction for the Election Commission of India to ask political parties not to field candidates charged with serious offences. ... read..


Indian diaspora dramatically changed India's perception across world: Swaraj
General News | January 21, 2019 2:41:46 PM IST
Lauding the contribution of the Indian community worldwide, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that the community dramatically changed India's perception across the world while ensuring that the country's global stature keeps on rising ... read..


Ubers next mission - autonomous scooters and bikes
Others | January 21, 2019 2:41:42 PM IST
Ubers next territory in mobility is autonomous scooters and bikes. The taxi aggregator is reportedly looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs in collaboration with 3D Robotics. ... read..


Black coloured Squid Ink ice cream catches the attention of customers in Japan
Food | January 21, 2019 2:41:40 PM IST
Fish Town food market in Yaizu City of Japan has caught the attention of both locals and tourists with its black coloured squid ink ice cream. ... read..


Thane: fire breaks out in school
General News | January 21, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
A massive fire broke out inside a computer lab a private school in Thane on Monday but no casualties have been reported so far. ... read..


Delhi: 6 arrested with 20 kg heroin
General News | January 21, 2019 2:41:36 PM IST
The Delhi Police Special Cell have arrested six people with 20 kilograms heroin worth Rs 80 crore in the international market. ... read..


Fight fattening food cravings by surrounding yourself with its smell
Food | January 21, 2019 2:41:32 PM IST
Battling the urge to resist fattening food is an everyday struggle. However, regular consumption of this kind of food can have an adverse effect on our health. ... read..


Opposition fears Modi, so ganging up: Jaitley
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday hit out at opposition parties, saying the fear of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity and his return to power has brought them together but said this won't work in the Lok Sabha polls as Modi remains the most ... read..


Bengal's modern art masters to feature in Delhi-NCR shows
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
With a focus on landmark artists from Bengal, two upcoming exhibitions in the National Capital Region will showcase rich artistic oeuvres and visual language, originating from different parts of the culturally rich state. ... read..


Karnataka's 111-year-old seer critical
Bengaluru | Monday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka's 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is in critical condition and has been put on life support, Home Minister M.B. Patil said on Monday. ... read..


Rs 5 lakh for families of cable car crash victims
Jammu | Monday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of two labourers killed in Sunday's cable car accident here. ... read..


'Operation Shakti' in the vanguard of Congress march to LS polls (IANS Special - Part II)
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
To understand what was at the core of Operation Shakti, IANS caught up with its centrifuge Praveen Chakravarty to understand what the Congress was attempting for the BJP had them on the run till recently. ... read..


Choksi opts for Antigua & Barbuda citizenship
Mumbai | Monday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Posing fresh complications for India, absconder diamantaire Mehul Choksi, one of the prime accused in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, has surrendered his Indian citizenship in favour of Antigua & Barbuda Isles in the West Indies, off ... read..


Two kinds of alliances to remove Modi government - total unity, possible unity: Sharad Yadav (IANS Interview)
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
There will be two kinds of alliances -- "total unity" and "possible unity" -- across states to reach the opposition goal of removing the Narendra Modi government, said Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav. ... read..


Political parties in J&K promise heaven to remain relevant on earth (News Analysis)
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
As elections to the Lok Sabha and the state assembly are likely to be held by March this year in Jammu and Kashmir, political parties are engaged in hectic efforts to attract voters -- like making promises of employment, development, regional autonomy, co ... read..


Delhi: Air quality deteriorates, likely to worsen this week
General News | January 21, 2019 1:11:45 PM IST
Air quality in the national capital nosedived to 'Severe' on Monday morning and is likely worsen in the next couple of days. ... read..


Mayawati should think about joining hands with BJP for Dalits: Athawale
Politics | January 21, 2019 1:11:42 PM IST
Pointing out that Mayawati had been victorious in previous elections with support of BJP, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Monday suggested BSP should ally with the BJP for the upcoming Assembly polls instead of partnering with the Samajwadi Party, if sh ... read..


Varanasi has developed without losing Indian culture : Adityanath
General News | January 21, 2019 1:11:39 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said Varanasi has drastically changed in the last four and half years under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but culture, ethos, and values are still intact. ... read..


Facebook adds petition feature to News Feed
Internet | January 21, 2019 1:11:33 PM IST
Facebook is at it again. The social network wants you to take action about the causes you care about, right from your News Feed. ... read..


Army plans to buy over 3,000 anti-tank guided missiles from France
General News | January 21, 2019 1:11:31 PM IST
In a bid to provide more firepower to its infantry units against enemy tank regiments, the Indian Army is planning to buy more than 3,000 Milan 2T anti-tank guided missiles from France in a deal likely to be worth over Rs 1,000 crore. ... read..


Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here on Monday. ... read..


At peace in the madding crowd: Taking a holy dip at the Kumbh (Travelogue)
Prayagraj | Monday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
It is the largest spiritual, cultural and religious congregation of its kind and attracts crores of devotees from India and abroad at the Sangam - the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers and the mythical Saraswati. The historic city of Praygaraj, wh ... read..


Sabarimala tantri gets 15 days more to explain purification rituals
Thiruvananthapuram | Monday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Sabarimala temple custodian, the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB), on Monday extended time to Tantri Kantararu Rajeeveru to explain why a "purification" ritual was conducted following the visit of two women devotees to the Lord Ayyappa shrine just after New ... read..


Fresh snow in Himachal, heavy spells likely
Shimla | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
After days of dry weather, cold intensified its grip across Himachal Pradesh on Monday with the higher reaches receiving fresh snowfall. ... read..


Modi greets Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura on Statehood Day
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended his greetings to the people of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on their Statehood Day. ... read..


Most of leaders in TMC rally are allies of Congress
Politics | January 21, 2019 11:11:35 AM IST
There can be no Congress-free alliance against the BJP as mostpolitical leaders who participated in the recent TMC-led mega rally in Kolkata were already alligned with the grand old party in their respective states, Congress leader Om Prakash Mishra said ... read..


Siddaganga seer critical, on ventilator support
General News | January 21, 2019 11:11:34 AM IST
Shivakumara Swami, the main pontiff of Sree Siddaganga Mutt, is critical, his doctor said on Monday. ... read..


Jallikattu: 2 dead in Puddukottai
General News | January 21, 2019 11:11:31 AM IST
Two people died during a Jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu's Puddukottai district on Sunday. ... read..


Cold, cloudy Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
It was a cold and cloudy morning in the national capital on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.5 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the weather office said. ... read..


Thousands take holy dip at Kumbh on 'Paush Poornima'
Prayagraj | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Hundreds and thousands of pilgrims took holy dip at the Sangam -- the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers here in Uttar Pradesh -- on the occasion of 'Paush Poornima' on Monday, officials said. ... read..


Moderate to heavy snow, rain forecast for J&K
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST
Fresh snowfall started in the valley on Monday as the Met forecast moderate to heavy rain and snowfall across Jammu and Kashmir over the next two days till Wednesday. ... read..


Gunfight breaks out in J&K
Srinagar | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 AM IST
A gunfight between hiding militants and the security forces began on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said. ... read..


Fuel prices witness sharp rise, petrol costlier
New Delhi [India] | January 21, 2019 10:11:35 AM IST
Continuing its upward trend, the petrol prices in the national capital on Monday witnessed a significant rise of 1.02 rupees per litre while diesel became costlier by 26 paise per litre. ... read..


31 stranded Rohingyas: India-Bangladesh to hold meeting
Agartala | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST
The border guards of India and Bangladesh are likely to hold a meeting on Monday over the 31 stranded Rohingya Muslims, stuck for the past 2 days at the zero line on Tripura frontier, a BSF official said. ... read..


Siddaramaiah to hold CLP meeting at 11 am today
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | January 21, 2019 9:11:30 AM IST
Former chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah has called for another Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting at 11 am on Monday. ... read..


As Pravasi Bharatiya Divas begins,Varanasi Airport struggles with air traffic
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 21, 2019 9:11:30 AM IST
With its limited infrastructure and parking capacity, the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi is struggling to handle the increased air traffic in the wake of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), which begins today. ... read..


Afghanistan: Incumbent President, Chief Executive in Presidential race
Kabul [Afghanistan] | January 21, 2019 6:41:30 AM IST
Incumbent President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah formally entered the Presidential race for the July 20 elections here on Sunday. ... read..


Kumbh 2019: Meet the 'Machaan wale baba'
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 21, 2019 5:11:34 AM IST
As Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh is witnessing one of the largest human gatherings on the auspicious occasion of the 2019 Kumbh Mela, there are indeed several things which are grabbing the eyeballs of the visitors. ... read..


ECoR orders safety audit of all level crossings in Odisha, Andhra and Chhattisgarh
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India] | January 21, 2019 5:11:33 AM IST
After the incident of an Express Train passing a level crossing near Puri in open condition, the East Coast Railways (ECoR) has decided to put its safety mechanism in the right place. ... read..


PM Modi panicking as elections approaching: Congress on EVM committee critics
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:36 AM IST
The Congress on Sunday said that because Lok Sabha elections are on the horizon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started panicking and therefore is criticising the formation of the four-member committee for EVMs. ... read..


SAD slams Sidhu for violation of protocols in writing letters to PM Modi, Imran Khan
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:36 AM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday criticised Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating protocols and writing letters directly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistani PM Imran Khan. ... read..


Maharashtra: Earthquake hits Palghar twice within three hours
Palghar (Maharashtra) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:34 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 on the Richter scale hit Palghar region in Maharashtra. ... read..


Expelled Congress leader threatens to expose Rahul for surrendering before Patnaik family, mining mafias in Odisha
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:32 AM IST
Srikant Jena, who was recently expelled from the primary membership of the Congress, has accused party president Rahul Gandhi of surrendering himself before the Patnaik family and mining mafias in Odisha. ... read..


Dharmendra Pradhan labels Odisha CM 'corrupt', says Patnaik trying to mislead people
Banki (Odisha) [India] | January 21, 2019 3:11:30 AM IST
Calling Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik "corrupt", Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has accused Patnaik of trying to mislead people in name of KALIA scheme. ... read..


Telangana CM to organise a five-day Chandi Yagam from Monday
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:37 PM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is going to organise a five-day long Chandi Yagam (Ritual) starting from Monday till January 25. ... read..


Within 100 days, all those oppressed will be free, says Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:37 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi on Sunday vowed that within 100 days, all unemployed youth, oppressed farmers and other neglected people will be freed from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government's "tyranny and incompetence." ... read..


Congress sought vote in Ambedkar's name but did nothing for him: Rajnath Singh
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:35 PM IST
In a scathing attack on the Congress party, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the Congress used B R Ambedkar's name to garner votes, but never did anything for him. ... read..


Punjab: Man mauled to death by lions in zoo
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:34 PM IST
A man was mauled to death by lions at the Chhatbir Zoo in Zirakpur area of Punjab on Sunday afternoon. ... read..


Opposition parties forming alliance in fear of losing polls to PM Modi: Gadkari
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:34 PM IST
Poking fun at the recently held anti-BJP rally in Kolkata, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said that the Opposition parties are forming an alliance because they are in fear of losing the upcoming General Elections to ... read..


2 killed in Jammu-Gondola ropeway trial mishap
Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:32 PM IST
Two labourers lost their lives on Sunday in a mishap during the trial of Jammu Gondola ropeway at Mahamaya. ... read..


Vice President Naidu hails PM Modi for taking initiative to construct Statue of Unity
Kevadiya (Gujarat) [India] | January 20, 2019 11:11:31 PM IST
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking initiative for the construction of the "grand monument" dedicated in remembrance of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. ... read..


Army Chief bats for more 'spending on artificial intelligence' to deal with 'adversary on northern borders'
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | January 20, 2019 10:11:30 PM IST
Noting that "advancement in technology" has led to "a revolution in military affairs" adding new dimensions to future warfare, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday stressed the need for spending more on "artificial intelligence" to compete with "our a ... read..


Anand Singh, JN Ganesh are friends, had a minor fight: Karnataka Minister
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Karnataka Minister Zameer Ahmed on Sunday said that the Congress leaders had a 'minor fight' between themselves following which the party MLA Anand Singh was admitted to a hospital. ... read..


AAP to contest on all Lok Sabha seats in Punjab
Sangrur (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would contest on all 13 seats in Punjab in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ... read..


Sidhu suggests measures to 'preserve sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib' in letter to PM Modi, Imran Khan
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday wrote letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, suggesting measures to be taken up by the two countries "to preserve the sanctity of Kartarpur Sahib and Dera Baba ... read..


Ram temple at Kumbh mela draws crowds
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 20, 2019 10:11:32 PM IST
Even as pressure mounts on the government to construct Ram temple, a replica of the temple in Ayodhya is proving to be a crowdpuller at the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj. ... read..


Elephant Rejuvenation Camp: Jumbo who plays mouth organ
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:32 PM IST
Lakshmi, the elephant who became an internet sensation after a video showing her playing the mouth organ went viral, continues to charm visitors to the temple in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. ... read..


Just shared a woman's pain, didn't want to insult Mayawati: BJP MLA Sadhana Singh
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | January 20, 2019 9:41:31 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sadhana Singh has expressed regret over her remarks about Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and said that she only wanted to share a woman's pain and didn't want to insult anyone. ... read..


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