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Rape accused BJP leader Chinmayanand arrested from UP ashram
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Former Union minister and senior BJP leader Chinmayanand was arrested on Friday morning from his Mumuksha Ashram here by the Special Investigating team (SIT) probing the rape charges against him. ... read..


PETA lauds Air India proposal to go vegan
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has praised Air India for its proposal to serve its crew cost-effective low-fat meals in an attempt to tackle its financial crisis. ... read..


1984 riots SIT yet to record statement of witnesses (IANS Special)
Kanpur | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed in February 2019 to reinvestigate the anti-Sikh riots cases that took place in Kanpur in 1984 after the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi, has not yet recorded the statement of a single witness ... read..


UP students to discuss Article 370, triple talaq on Oct 2
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh school students will discuss the revocation of Article 370 and the act of triple talaq during competitions held to mark Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 ... read..


On dharna since 1996, man made to call off protest
Muzaffarnagar | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
A man, who had been on a dharna here since the past 24 years to protest against land sharks who had encroached government-owned land in his village, was made to call off his protest on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi Police seize heroin worth Rs 30 crore, 2 arrested
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
The Delhi Police on Friday apprehended two men who were illegally transporting 10.5 kg of powdered heroin worth Rs 30 crore in a truck near Majnu Ka Tila here. ... read..


5 Afghan nationals swallow heroin capsules to smuggle them in India, held
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
Five Afgan passengers, who had ingested 370 high purity heroin capsules for smuggling into India, were apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport upon their arrival from Kandahar by the officials. ... read..


Illegal shops dismantled along Naga river in Imphal
Imphal (Manipur) | September 20, 2019 3:41:34 PM IST
Illegal constructions were dismantled along Naga River here on Thursday by Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC). ... read..


Sambalpur: Fire breaks out at VSSIMSAR, no causalities reported
Sambalpur (Odisha) | September 20, 2019 3:41:27 PM IST
A fire broke out at the Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VSSIMSAR) here today at 7 am. ... read..


Scientists don't get the respect they deserve : Rajnath
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 3:41:26 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that scientists in the country do not get the respect they deserve for their work and contribution. ... read..


Doctor, child killed in DND accident
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
In a tragic accident on Friday, a child and a doctor were killed when a truck hit an ambulance they were travelling in on the Delhi Noida Direct (DND) flyway, police said. ... read..


Saudi drone attacks came as Aramco was preparing for IPO
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
At 3.31 a.m. and 3.42 a.m. on September 14, loud explosions shook Saudi Arabias Khurais oilfield and the Abqaiq petroleum processing facility, both owned by the state-owned Saudi Aramco oil company, often described as the Kingdoms crown jewel. ... read..


India looks to stabilise oil supplies after Saudi drone attacks
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
India, the world's third largest oil importer, has been worried over its oil supplies following the drone attacks on the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field there. ... read..


Major crisis brewing in Gulf over drone attacks in Saudi Arabia
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A major crisis is brewing in the Gulf in the wake of the drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia by Yemens rebel Houthi group, which has reportedly threatened to carry out further strikes in the Kingdom as well as in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ... read..


Historic step, will result in win-win for 130 cr Indians: PM Modi on corporate tax cut
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 3:11:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed as a "historic step" the government's decision to slash corporate tax rates for domestic companies to spur growth and investment in the country and said it will give a "great stimulus" to the 'Make in India' i ... read..


WB: 13 injured Haldia Petrochemicals cracker unit fire
Haldia (West Bengal) | September 20, 2019 3:11:33 PM IST
Thirteen people have been injured, four of them seriously, in a fire that broke out at the Naptha Cracker unit of Haldia Petrochemicals here on Friday, police said. ... read..


There should neither be imposition, nor opposition to any language: VP Naidu
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 3:11:30 PM IST
Asserting that there should neither be imposition nor opposition to any language, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called upon people to learn as many languages as possible. ... read..


Jairam Ramesh questions Centre's move to slash corporate tax for corporate and domestic manufacturing firms
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 3:11:28 PM IST
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday lauded the move by the Centre of slashing corporate tax for local and domestic manufacturing companies, however, expressed doubts whether this move will bring in investments. ... read..


Modi govt committed to making India a big manufacturing hub: Amit Shah
General News | September 20, 2019 3:11:26 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said the Modi government is committed to making India a big manufacturing hub as Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced big-ticket reforms in the economy by slashing corporate tax. ... read..


Karnataka govt organises sports meet for senior citizens
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 20, 2019 2:42:01 PM IST
An enthusiastic lot of 250 senior citizens participated in 100-200 metre walking race at a sports meet held in Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Friday. ... read..


Bashistha Narain Singh elected as JD-U Bihar President
Patna (Bihar) | September 20, 2019 2:41:58 PM IST
Rajya Sabha member Bashistha Narain Singh on Friday was on Thursday elected unopposed as President of the state unit of Bihar Janta Dal-United (JD-U). ... read..


This personality trait can tell a lot about your work out goals
Washington D.C. | September 20, 2019 2:41:54 PM IST
Why is it that some individuals stick to their fitness goals while others do not? ... read..


We need to train, equip forces to deal with chemical, biological warfare : Rajnath
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 2:41:49 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday soought proper training and equipping of the forces to deal with chemical and biological weapons, which otherwise could irrevocably damage the nation's functioning and infrastructure. ... read..


Delhi: Couple alleges delay by police in filing complaint in chain snatching case
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 2:41:44 PM IST
A couple in Delhi on Friday alleged delay in filing an FIR in a chain snatching case. ... read..


Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Srinagar today
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 2:41:39 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad will visit Srinagar today. ... read..


Bihar: 43 people hospitalised after eating prasad in Muzaffarpur
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) | September 20, 2019 2:41:34 PM IST
Over 40 people were hospitalised on Friday due to food poisoning allegedly after consuming contaminated prasad in Bisharma Pooja held here. ... read..


Haryana polls: Congress urges people to pitch in ideas for its manifesto
Chandigarh (Haryana) | September 20, 2019 2:41:32 PM IST
Ahead of the Haryana Assembly elections, the Congress party has urged masses to pitch in ideas for its manifesto. ... read..


Stringent orders in UP: No govt ration if one fails to pay electricity bills (IANS Exclusive)
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Stringent orders of District Magistrate (DM) in several districts of Uttar Pradesh have virtually robbed local residents of their basic civil rights. An unprecedented order of DM, Jaunpur on Wednesday says that no application relating to any welfare schem ... read..


Manoj Tiwari condemns BJP leader assaulting wife
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 2:11:30 PM IST
Delhi BJP unit chief Manoj Tiwari on Friday condemned party leader Azad Singh assaulting his wife former South Delhi mayor Sarita Chaudhary at BJP office here yesterday. ... read..


Delhi Police constable arrested on rape charges
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
A Delhi Police constable has been arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for allegedly raping a minor girl. ... read..


Saradha chit fund scam: Rajeev Kumar moves anticipatory bail plea
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 20, 2019 1:41:34 PM IST
A day after Alipore Judges Court said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has right to arrest IPS officer Rajeev Kumar in Saradha chit fund scam case, the latter moved it to file an anticipatory bail petition. ... read..


SC asks Juvenile Justice Committee of J-K HC to look into alleged detention of children
General News | September 20, 2019 1:41:33 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to look into allegations of illegal detention of children in J-K in the wake of abrogation of Article 370 and submit a report to it within a week. ... read..


Amid row over Hindi, BJP leader advocates Tamil as national language
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 20, 2019 1:41:26 PM IST
As the controversy over Home Minister Amit Shah's remarks refuses to die down, BJP leader Pon Radhakrishnan on Friday advocated for recognition of Tamil as the national language. ... read..


Drought-hit families in Bihar get Rs 3,000 each
Patna | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
The Bihar government has provided an assistance of Rs 3,000 to every family in the state affected by drought-like conditions. ... read..


Amit Shah chairs 29th NZC at Chandigarh
Chandigarh (Punjab) | September 20, 2019 1:11:42 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the 29th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council (NZC) here on Friday. ... read..


Indian Coast Guard rescues 8 people near Karwar port
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka) | September 20, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
The Indian Coast Guard rescued eight crew members onboard the Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Shri Durga after the vessel broke down mid waters here. ... read..


After Supriyo heckled at Jadavpur University, ABVP to expose Left's intellectual terrorism across campuses
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 20, 2019 1:11:37 PM IST
Taking into account the continued violence and alleged assault on Union Minister Babul Supriyo at Jadavpur University, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) is set to launch a nationwide contact programme to expose the violent face of the Left an ... read..


SC seeks response from centre on plea moved by mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 2:41:59 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Central government and University Grants Commission (UGC) on a petition filed by mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi seeking a direction to stop the caste-based discrimination in universities and ... read..


To create awareness about new traffic rules, students to form human chain at India Gate
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 1:11:32 PM IST
A group of thousand students will form a human chain at the India Gate on Saturday to spread awareness about the new traffic rules under the amended Motor Vehicles Act which has been opposed by several quarters of the society due to provision of hefty fin ... read..


Chhattisgarh: Locals in Basera Khurd village forced to defecate in open
Balrampur (Chhattisgarh) | September 20, 2019 1:11:29 PM IST
People at Basera Khurd village in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur are forced to defecate in the open as toilets approved under a government scheme have not yet been built in the region. ... read..


Rape accused Swami Chinmayanand sent to 14 days judicial custody
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 12:41:26 PM IST
A local court here on Friday sent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Swami Chinmayanand to judicial custody for 14 days for allegedly raping a law student in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district. ... read..


Mumbai: Portion of four-storeyed building collapses, no person trapped
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 20, 2019 12:11:30 PM IST
A portion of a four-storeyed building collapsed at Lokmanya Tilak Road here on Friday. ... read..


Kerala: 11 people including 3 policemen injured as church factions clash in Kothamangalam
Ernakulam (Kerala) | September 20, 2019 12:11:26 PM IST
At least 11 people including three policemen were injured after a clash broke out between members of two factions - Orthodox and Jacobite in Kothamangalam town here on Thursday, police said. ... read..


Ram temple using gold will be constructed in Ayodhya if we win the case: Swami Chakrapani
General News | September 20, 2019 11:41:42 AM IST
Swami Chakrapani of Hindu Maha Sabha said on Thursday that if the verdict in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid case comes in favour of Hindus, then a grand temple of Lord Ram will be built using gold in Ayodhya. ... read..


Swami Chinmayanand arrested in sexual harassment case
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 11:41:38 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Swami Chinmayanand was arrested in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of a UP law student. ... read..


Plea in Delhi HC seeks establishment of KV in every Tehsil
General News | September 20, 2019 11:41:29 AM IST
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was moved in Delhi High Court on Friday seeking establishment of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) in every Tehsil throughout the country. It also seeks the introduction of standard textbooks having chapters on socialism, seculari ... read..


Sitharaman, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in Twitter spat over e-cig ban
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday defended her decision to ban e-cigarettes after Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw questioned her authority to issue the ban. ... read..


5 arrested in Rs 12 lakh robbery case
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
The Northwest District Police said they have solved the Rs 12 lakh robbery case and arrested five men for the crime in Sadar Bazar area. ... read..


'Delhi is first state to have 95 pc CNG-powered industries'
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
About 95 per cent of the oil-driven industry in Delhi has been shifted its operations to CNG, making the national capital first city to do so, according to a report submitted by the Delhi Dialogue Commission to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. ... read..


Body found at Nagarjuna's farm of a 2016 suicide: Police (Lead)
Hyderabad | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
The man, whose skeleton was found in the farm of popular Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Wednesday, had committed suicide in 2016, police said on Thursday. ... read..


Pak gives India a go-by on its cultural day in SCO drill
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
Pakistan gave a go-by to India at its cultural day celebrations held on Thursday as part of the ongoing multi-nation Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) military exercise underway in Russia. ... read..


Two new court rooms created in SC
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
A day after President Kovind appointed four new judges to the top court, the Supreme Court on Thursday announced the creation of two new court rooms in the premises. ... read..


ED attaches properties of Jharkhand maoists in PMLA case
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
In a major crackdown against the Left Wing Extremist (LWE) group in Jharkhand, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has attached properties to the tune of Rs 2.89 crore of maoists Binod Kumar Ganjhu, Pradeep Ram and their family members in ... read..


Human-elephant conflict taking heavy toll in Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
The death toll due to human-elephant conflict is increasing every year in Chhattisgarh. As least 65 people and 14 elephants get killed in the state every year, a government report said. ... read..


Your life now an open book, Snowden says in memoir
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
Close to two decades since the 9/11 attacks, the surveillance system built by the US spy agencies has become so sophisticated that they can access every single detail about you, irrespective of your location, whistleblower Edward Snowden says in his much- ... read..


CBI raids Kolkata locations in hunt for Rajeev Kumar
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
The CBI on Thursday raided various locations here, looking for the elusive senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, wanted by the federal agency in connection with the Saradha Ponzi scam probe. ... read..


23 AMU engineering students selected via campus placement
Aligarh | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
Noida-based CINIF Technologies said on Thursday that it has selected a total of 23 final year students of B Tech, BE and Diploma in Engineering branches from the Aligarh Muslim University's (AMU) Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET) ... read..


R.K.S. Bhadauria to be the next IAF chief (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:54 AM IST
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who was extensively involved in the flights of the LCA Tejas' initial prototypes and has over 4,250 hours of 26 different fighter and transport aircraft, was on Thursday named as the next chief of the Indian Air F ... read..


Liquor bottles destroyed in Jharkhand
Ranchi | Friday, 2019 11:20:53 AM IST
The Jharkhand Excise Department on Thursday destroyed bottles of Indian made foreign liquor and beer in Giridih district. ... read..


R.K.S. Bhadauria to be the next IAF chief
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:20:53 AM IST
Air Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria will take over as the next chief of the Indian Air Force on October 1, an official statement said on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi's last elephant Laxmi sent to rehab in Haryana
Yamunanagar (Haryana) | September 20, 2019 11:11:30 AM IST
National Capital's last elephant, Lakshmi, who was rescued from near East Delhi recently, was sent to a rehabilitation center in Haryana on Friday morning. ... read..


Chhattisgarh: Villagers install elephant statue to keep pachyderms from destroying crops
Mahasamund (Chhattisgarh) | September 20, 2019 11:11:27 AM IST
In order to prevent elephants from wreaking havoc in their fields and destroying crops, villagers here have installed a statue of an elephant near their farms with a firm belief that it will ward off the herd from devouring their crops. ... read..


Mahatma Gandhi to be 'brought to life' in Paris on October 1
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 10:41:32 AM IST
On October 1, Mahatma Gandhi will be 'brought to life' through a three-dimensional hologram at the fourth Ahimsa lecture in Paris. ... read..


Priyanka continues to question govt policies amid economic slowdown
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 12:11:27 PM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday continued attacking the Central government in the wake of economic slowdown and questioned its policies to tackle the situation. ... read..


UP: Woman files police complaint against husband, 4 men for rape
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 9:41:28 AM IST
A woman has filed a complaint against five men, including her husband for allegedly raping and molesting her inside her house here on Friday. ... read..


Delhi: Two die in a road mishap
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 9:41:26 AM IST
Two persons including a two and a half-year-old baby died and four others suffered injuries after an ambulance rammed into a truck near DND toll plaza here on Friday morning, police said. ... read..


International Ramayana Festival concludes in Delhi
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 9:11:31 AM IST
The 5th edition of the International Ramayana Festival concluded in the national capital on Thursday with performances from Bangladesh and Fiji. ... read..


Delhi: Drunk husband stabs wife to death
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 9:11:27 AM IST
Delhi Police apprehended a man who allegedly stabbed his wife to death in the Anand Parbat area here on Friday. ... read..


Odisha: WCD officials to conduct survey of orphan, single-parent children
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 20, 2019 8:11:28 AM IST
The Department of Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti have decided to conduct mapping of orphan and children of single-parent throughout Odisha to bring them to the protective network of the society. ... read..


IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Konkan , Goa
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 8:11:26 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that isolated places over Konkan and Goa are likely to receive heavy rainfall today. ... read..


J-K: 18,000 water recharge pits, 850 water harvesting tanks constructed in Kulgam
Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 7:41:32 AM IST
The District Development Commissioner of Kulgam in Jammu and Kashmir was informed on Thursday that 18,000 water recharge pits were commissioned in the area and 850 water harvesting tanks were constructed to replenish the groundwater. ... read..


Visakhapatnam: 2 held, 160 kg of cannabis seized
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | September 20, 2019 7:41:30 AM IST
The Excise Department officials in Vishakapatnam have arrested two persons and seized 160 kg of cannabis from their car in Anakapalle Mandal. ... read..


Delhi cop suspended for training children at shooting range
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 7:41:29 AM IST
A Delhi police officer has been suspended for training his son and daughter at a shooting range in the New Police Lines in Kingsway Camp, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi: Mehrauli BJP chief removed from post after allegedly slapping wife at party's office
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 7:41:27 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday removed its Mehrauli district president Azad Singh for allegedly slapping his wife at party's Delhi office. ... read..


Commerce, transport associations urge J-K Guv to withdraw 9-10 pc onetime tax imposed on vehicles
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 7:11:28 AM IST
A joint delegation comprising Chamber of Commerce and Industry and All Jammu and Kashmir Transport Welfare Association has urged Governor Satya Pal Malik for withdrawal of 9 and 10 per cent of onetime tax imposed on all commercial and non-commercial vehic ... read..


J-K: DC Bandipora asks officers to take special measures under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 6:41:28 AM IST
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza on Thursday asked concerned officers to take special measures under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme with the empowerment of girl child at the focal point. ... read..


Dhankhar going to JU 'shocking': Trinamool
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday described as "shocking" that Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited Jadavpur University "without informing the elected government". ... read..


SAC decides to reschedule J-K Investment Summit to 2020
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 6:11:31 AM IST
The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Thursday decided that Jammu and Kashmir Investor Summit should be rescheduled to 2020 in consultation with the Center in order to give the Industries and Commerce Department reasonable time for making necessary pr ... read..


Srinagar administration embarks on ambitious project to transform govt schools on modern lines
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 6:11:28 AM IST
The Srinagar administration on Thursday said that it has embarked on an ambitious project to transform government schools in the district into vibrant and competitive institutions of learning equipped with the most modern facilities.This was informed in a ... read..


Mumbai: Locals reported gas leak smell, emergency teams tracing origin
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 20, 2019 6:11:27 AM IST
Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) received several complaints of a gas odour believed to be due to leakage from various parts of Mumbai on Thursday night. ... read..


J-K: DC Shopian asks authorities to ensure apple growers reap benefits of MIS
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 20, 2019 5:41:29 AM IST
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday directed concerned authorities to gear up their administrative machinery to ensure that apple growers reap the benefits of the market intervention scheme (MIS). ... read..


Mahatma Gandhi to be 'brought to life' in Paris on October 2
New Delhi | September 20, 2019 5:41:26 AM IST
On October 2, the International Day of Non-Violence, Mahatma Gandhi will be 'brought to life' through a three-dimensional hologram at the fourth Ahimsa lecture in Paris. ... read..


Chinese nabbed at IGI airport with gold worth Rs 2 cr
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
A Chinese national was nabbed at the IGI Airport here for allegedly smuggling gold worth nearly Rs 2 crore. ... read..


Tharoor repeats: 'Don't criticise Modi for everything'
Jaipur | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Speaking at an event here on Thursday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be "criticised over everything," but he also asked Congressmen to engage in constructive criticism. ... read..


Delhi govt plans online portal for scholarship scheme
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
After extending the benefits of the Jay Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana to all students, the Delhi government is planning to launch an online portal for it. ... read..


Rajasthan Congress divided over induction of BSP MLAs (Lead)
Jaipur | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Congress is facing a tough challenge of containing infighting in the Rajasthan unit, with the latest bone of contention being the induction of six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs into the party. ... read..


Punjabi Academy to publish booklet on Guru Nanak
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
The Punjabi Academy of the Delhi government will release a 35-page booklet in Punjabi, Hindi and English on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak on the occasion of his 550th birth anniversary. ... read..


Modi to hold 20 bilaterals in New York, Kashmir won't figure
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold around 20 bilateral meetings during his New York visit, including with US President Donald Trump, and during his UNGA speech, will focus on India's role towards development and peace and security, with no men ... read..


Kejriwal urges citizens to take part in anti-dengue drive
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
To further expand the anti-dengue drive, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged citizens to encourage at least 10 of their friends to check homes for clean stagnant water every Sunday for 10 minutes. ... read..


Delhi BJP leader slaps wife in party office, loses post
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday removed party's Mehrauli District President Azad Singh from his post after he slapped his wife in the party office here. ... read..


Haryana polls: Congress asks ticket aspirants to declare on wearing Khadi clothes and no to alcohol
By Siddharth Sharma

Chandigarh (Haryana) | September 20, 2019 4:41:31 AM IST
Ahead of Assembly elections in Haryana, the Congress party has asked its cadres and contestants to declare in an application form that they do not take intoxicating substances and wear Khadi clothes. ... read..


IMA scam: CBI examines former K'taka minister Zameer Ahmed Khan
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 20, 2019 4:41:29 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday examined former Karanataka minister Zameer Ahmed Khan in connection with IMA scam in which 40,000 investors were allegedly duped by the company founder Mohammed Mansoor Khan. ... read..


Sitharaman reviews performance of banks with top management
Goa (Panaji) | September 20, 2019 4:41:26 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday reviewed the performance of the banks in a meeting with the top management of public sector bank. ... read..


Bengal Guv rushes to save Supriyo in JU (Roundup)
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Jadavpur University, a premier educational institute, plunged into unprecedented lawlessness on Thursday, as West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar had to rush to rescue Union minister Babul Supriyo - heckled, slapped, punched and detained for hours by rad ... read..


Congress appoints poll in-charges for Maharashtra
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Looking for a comeback in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Congress on Thursday appointed five senior party leaders as election in-charges for different regions of the state. ... read..


Odd-Even violations may cost Rs 20,000 in Delhi
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The amended Motor Vehicles Act, which imposes higher driving penalties from September 1, may further cause trouble for Delhi commuters during the implementation of the Odd-Even scheme as any violation in the road rationing scheme may cost people Rs 20,000 ... read..


ED raids TMC MP K.D. Singh's premises
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Even as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital, the Enforcement Directorate carried out searches at the premises of Trinamool Congress MP K.D. Singh in a money laundering probe, off ... read..


New terminal of Guwahati airport to complete by 2021
Guwahati | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The new terminal of the international airport near Guwahati is likely to be opened by April 2021 as officials said the updated airport will be first of its kind in many aspects. ... read..


Ex-BSP MP Lal Mani Prasad resigns
Basti (Uttar Pradesh) | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
In a setback to the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Lal Mani Prasad, former Member of Parliament from Basti, resigned from the party on Thursday. ... read..


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