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Rahul, a doom for Cong: Adityanath
Lucknow | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asserted that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi lacks the capability to lead the party. "Congress' ill fate is that Rahul's leadership is dooming the party. Even Congress leaders are questioning Rahul' ... read..


Pound up; USD,Euro yen down
Mumbai | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit today. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 16.1266 18.8499 AUSTRALIAN ... read..


Rupee down by 7 paise against USD
Mumbai | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
The rupee slipped today by seven paise to 65.11 in early trade on rising demand for US Dollars by bankers and importes, dealers at Forex Market said. Strong dollar against other currencies pushed the local unit down. It registered an intra d ... read..


Five Chhath devotees killed, several others injured after train hit
Munger | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
At least five Chhath devotees were killed and several others injured when an express train ran over them near Adalpur Amari halt on Kiul-Jamalpur section of East Central railway today. Jamalpur Police Superintendent (Rail) Shankar Jha said here that Chhat ... read..


TSR jawans saved two-day old baby in Tripura
Agartala | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans rescued a two-day old baby in an odd situation yesterday at Atharamura hill range on National Highway 44. The baby was transported to Agartala Govt Medical College (AGMC) in critical condition. The parents said here today ... read..


Factional feud in Tripura CPI-M widen division in the party
Agartala | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Factional feud in Tripura CPI-M surfaced over role of police in maintaining law and order situation of the state when party state secretary Bijan Dhar made a critical comment against the statement of party's tribal wing Ganamukti Parishad (GMP) president ... read..


Afghan Prez Ghani arriving on Tuesday for crucial working visit
New Delhi | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Afghan President Dr Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will be arriving India for a one-day working visit on Tuesday, coinciding with the day the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives on his maiden visit in the official capacity. According to official sources, ... read..


Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production
Undated | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Boeing Co and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) announced they have agreed on steps to reduce the cost of producing the wings of the 787 Dreamliner. MHI is the sole supplier of the 787 composite wings and manufactures them at its factory in Na ... read..


Petra Diamonds Q1 revenue falls 17 pct on consignment seizure
Oct 23 | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Petra Diamonds Ltd reported a 17 percent fall in its first-quarter revenue after the government of Tanzania seized a consignment of diamonds from the company's Williamson mine. Revenue was $78.7 million in the quarter ended September 30. Net debt rose to ... read..


'Ridiculous' to suggest City can end season unbeaten: Pep
Undated | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has said it is "ridiculous" to suggest that the Premier League leaders can emulate Arsenal's Invincibles of 2003-04 and go through the season unbeaten. Free-scoring City moved five points clear at the top of the table as ... read..


Liverpool must improve and quickly, says Henderson
Undated | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Liverpool must improve quickly or risk getting badly beaten by their Premier League rivals, skipper Jordan Henderson has said after the team's 4-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Tottenham brutally exposed Liverpool's defensive frailties as in-form s ... read..


Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy reach deal to cut costs of 787 wing production
Oct 23 | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Boeing Co and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said on Monday they had agreed on steps to reduce the cost of producing the wings of the 787 Dreamliner. The pair will also study advanced aerostructure technologies for future generation commer ... read..


Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market here today. Castor 11,300 Gingelly 1,350 Ground Nut 1170 Coconut 2700/3030 Vanaspathi 1200 /1235 Kernal 4300/4360 Oilcakes Ground nut ... read..


Warm mornings continue in Delhi
New Delhi | Monday, Oct 23 2017 IST
Delhiites woke up to another warm morning, with the minimum temperature settling at 18.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal. According to the weatherman, yesterday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.5 degrees, five notches above normal, wh ... read..


Air Quality Index lower than 300 in parts of Delhi
New Delhi (India) | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Air quality in Delhi was seen to be improving with Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at lower than 300. ... read..


Narendra Patel bribery row: Gujarat can't be bought, tweets Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Responding to Patidar leader Narendra Patel's claim of being offered Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Gujarat, Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi said the state is "priceless", and cannot be bought at any cost. ... read..


Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) ordinance tabled in Assembly
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Rajasthan Government on Monday tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) ordinance in State Assembly. ... read..


Congress protests against Rajasthan Ordinance outside state assembly
Jaipur (Rajasthan)[India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Congress leaders on Monday staged a protest outside Rajasthan assembly against Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance. ... read..


Patidar leader Sawani resigns from BJP over fake promises
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the state gears up for the upcoming assembly elections, another Patidar leader Nikhil Sawani on Monday announced his resignation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), citing the reason to be unfulfilled promises made by the party. ... read..


Asthana's appointment destroying CBI's independence: Prashant Bhushan
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday dubbed the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) 'illegal'. ... read..


Man burnt to death in Damoh
Damoh (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a man has been burnt to death for protesting against daughter's molestation in Damoh, Madhya Pradesh. ... read..


Narendra Patel alleges of being bribed by BJP, Varun Patel rejects claim
Ahmedabad(Gujarat) | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Patidar leader Narendra Patel a close aide of Hardik Patel on Sunday alleged that he was offered a whooping amount of Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amid inching state polls. ... read..


PM Modi congratulates 'dear friend' Abe on election win
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe as his ruling coalition won a resounding victory in Sunday's snap election, securing a two-thirds majority in the Lower House. ... read..


Patidar leader alleges BJP's Varun Patel bribed him, Varun rejects claim
Ahmedabad(Gujarat) | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Patidar leader Narendra Patel, a close aide of Hardik Patel, on Sunday alleged that he was offered Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... read..


Shia body opposes Waqf boards merger
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Monday said it was against the proposed merger of Shia and Sunni Waqf boards in Uttar Pradesh and would take up the matter with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. ... read..


Gujarat poll dates row: EC denting its own credibility, says Congress
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Congress Party on Monday said that the Election Commission (EC) has allowed its own credibility to be dented by not announcing the poll dates in Gujarat, while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not a 'Shahenshah' (Emperor) and India was not ... read..


Receiving suggestions on Shia-Sunni Waqf board merger: Mohsin Raza
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
State minister for Waqf and Haj, Mohsin Raza on Sunday said that the Uttar Pradesh Government is receiving suggestions from the public for merging state Shia Central Waqf Board and UP Sunni Central Waqf Board, adding the proposals will be sent for a legal ... read..


CPM corners J'khand govt over PDS-Aadhar linking
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) leader Brinda Karat on Sunday accused the BJP-led government in the state for lying over the issue of linking of Aadhar with the Public Distribution System (PDS). ... read..


Eight IPS officers, including Rakesh Asthana, promoted
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana was on Sunday appointed as the special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). ... read..


SC to hear Unitech real estate developers' case today
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a fraud case against Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra. ... read..


Jama Masjid blast case: Court to frame charges against Yasin Bhatkal today
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Patiala House Court on Monday will frame the charges against Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal and other accused in 2010 Jama Masjid car blast case. ... read..


Property dealer shot dead in Delhi
New Delhi [India | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A property dealer was shot dead, while another sustained injuries, after some assailants fired upon them in Brahampuri area of Usmanpur in Delhi on Sunday around 10 p.m. ... read..


Delhi HC to hear plea seeking criminalisation of marital rape
New Delhi [India] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Delhi High Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking criminalisation of marital rape. ... read..


MP CM visits National Museum of American History; meets Indian envoy
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on a six-day visit to in Washington D.C., paid a visit to National Museum of American History. ... read..


Rakesh Asthana appointed CBI Special Director (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 AM IST
In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government on Sunday promoted senior IPS officers Rakesh Asthana and Gurbachan Singh as Special Directors of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) respectively. ... read..


J&K: Civilian shot by terrorists in Anantnag succumbs to his injuries
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A civilian who was shot at by terrorists in Anantnag's Aarwani in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday succumbed to his injuries. ... read..


Opposition leaders to meet on Monday
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Leaders of various opposition parties will meet on Monday to discuss their future strategy against the National Democratic Alliance government and also to put up a united front ahead of Parliament's coming Winter Session. ... read..


1817 rebellion to be mentioned as First War of Independence: Javadekar
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that the 1817 'Paika Bidroha' or rebellion would find a place in history books as the First War of Indian Independence. ... read..


Built dormitories to accommodate extra 500 students: JNU
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Sunday said it has built extra dormitories to accommodate around 500 more students in the last one-and-a-half years. ... read..


Kolkata Home Guard kills himself over family quarrel
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
A Kolkata Police Home Guard committed suicide on Sunday after an argument with his wife at Baguihati on the city's northeastern outskirts, police said. ... read..


Deliveries in winter, spring cut risk of postnatal depression
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Mothers-to-be, please-take-note! Women who give birth in winter or spring are less likely to suffer from postpartum depression (PPD) than women who deliver babies summer, suggests a recent study. ... read..


Modi Govt. is 'a government of excuses': Congress
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Congress on Sunday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) dispensation as a 'government of excuses'. ... read..


Militants kill UP resident in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar | Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Militants on Sunday shot dead a man from Uttar Pradesh in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said. ... read..


Centre to hold international event in Goa to attract foreign investment
Panaji (Goa) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said the Commerce and Industry Ministry will be hosting an international scale event in Goa in the month February next year to bring in investment to give boost to environment friendly sectors i ... read..


Compound wall of Bengaluru mosque to be demolished for road-widening
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a bid to decrease traffic congestion in the locality, the compound wall of Jamia Masjid here will be demolished in order to aid road-widening. ... read..


BJP announces Chitrakoot assembly bypoll candidate
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday named Shankar Dayal Tripathi as its candidate for Chitrakoot assembly by-election in Madhya Pardesh. ... read..


MP CM arrives in Washington DC
Washington D.C (U.S.A.) | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan arrived in Washington D.C. on the wee hours of Sunday morning. ... read..


Navy Commanders to discuss plans to enhance footprint in IOR
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Navy commanders are set to discuss plans for "enhancing and sustaining Indian Navy's operational footprint in the Indian Ocean Region" (IOR) and review the navy's combat readiness at a conference starting here on Tuesday. ... read..


How dare you! Farhan Akhtar to BJP spokesperson
Mumbai | Sunday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has taken a dig at BJP spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao over his remarks that most Indian film stars have "very low IQ and very low general knowledge". ... read..


BJP declares candidate for Chitrakoot bypolls
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday declared Shankar Dayal Tripathi as its candidate for the November 9 by-election to the Chitrakoot assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district. ... read..


Odisha people have decided to dethrone BJD government: BJP
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
Referring to 'Nabakalebara' or transformation of the idols of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, the BJP on Sunday said that people in Odisha have decided to dethrone the "anti-poor" Naveen Patnaik government and bring the BJP to power. ... read..


Seven arrested for assaulting traffic sergeant
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Seven persons were arrested on Sunday for assaulting a Kolkata Police traffic sergeant here, police said. ... read..


Congress attacks BJP MP for comparing Nehru-Gandhi with garbage
Guwahati | Sunday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
A BJP MP from Assam came under attack on Sunday for comparing Mahatma Gandhi and India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with garbage. ... read..


AIADMK doesn't need BJP's help, claims party leader
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader KP Munusamy, an O. Panneerselvam (OPS) supporter on Sunday said his party doesn't need support from any other political outfit. ... read..


Himachal polls: Congress names candidates including CM's son (Second Lead)
New Delhi/Shimla | Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The Congress on Sunday announced the second and third lists of candidates for the November 9 assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh which include Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya. He will be contesting from Shimla Rural -- a seat his father ... read..


Government in state should be same as in Centre: Modi
Ahmedabad | Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday tacitly warned people in his home state Gujarat about the possible pitfalls of picking a government of a party different from the one at the Centre. ... read..


PM Modi greeted with thunderous applause, cheering during Vadodara roadshow
Vadodara (Gujarat) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed with loud chants and cheering as he began his roadshow here on Sunday, ahead of elections in the state. ... read..


Opp. parties have no 'authority' to question EC: PM Modi
Vadodara (Gujarat) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Opposition parties have no 'authority' to question the Election Commission (EC) and its decisions. ... read..


Nalanda spit-and-lick victim's family says they're 'scared for life'
Nalanda (Bihar) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of the spit-and-lick atrocity which recently came to light here in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's constituency, the victim's family revealed that they are now "scared for their lives", and are "living on empty stomach". ... read..


Mumbai molestation case: Court sends accused to judicial custody till Oct 25
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A Mumbai Court on Sunday granted four days police custody to the accused in molestation and physical assault case of a minor girl in Nehru Nagar area of Mumbai. ... read..


Modi rallies in Gujarat a flop: Congress
Bhopal | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meetings in Gujarat are a flop and are witnessing a poor turnout, said Congress in-charge of the Madhya Pradesh unit Deepak Babaria here on Sunday. ... read..


Himachal polls: Congress announces second list, CM's son doesn't figure (Lead)
New Delhi/Shimla | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya did not figure in the Congress' second list of seven of the nine pending candidates for the November 9 assembly polls in the state. ... read..


Jaish militants gun down woman in Kashmir (Lead)
Srinagar | Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
A woman was shot dead and another injured by Jaish-e-Mohammed militants in a south Kashmir village on Sunday, police said. ... read..


PDP leader Vikramaditya Singh resigns from party, says his initiatives were dubbed as 'anti-party'
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, Vikramaditya Singh on Sunday resigned from the party asserting that his initiatives were being dubbed as anti-party. ... read..


Modi, cabinet colleagues to campaign in Himachal
Shimla | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues are among an array of leaders who will try to woo voters in favour of the BJP ahead of the November 9 assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, it was announced on Sunday. ... read..


Alcoholic fathers up risk of teen dating violence
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Dear parents, please-take-note! Having a parent, especially father, with an alcohol use disorder may increase the risk of physical, sexual, or psychological abuse (or violence) within a dating relationship among adolescents, warns a study. ... read..


Auto thief who did plastic surgery to evade arrest held
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
An auto thief involved in 62 cases and who underwent plastic surgery to avoid arrest has been arrested along with two accomplices, police said on Sunday. ... read..


Local trains collide in West Bengal, no major injuries
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
A local train collided with another from behind after coming onto the same track in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Sunday, a railway official said. ... read..


Himachal polls: Congress announces second list, keeps CM's son waiting
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya did not figure in the Congress' second list of eight candidates for the November 9 assembly polls in the state. ... read..


Arthritis ups risk of lung disease in women
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Beware, if there is inflammation in joints! As a study recently warns that people, especially women, with rheumatoid arthritis are 50 percent more chance to develop a lung disease. ... read..


Piyush Goyal takes unscheduled ride on Kota JanShatabdi express
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday took an unexpected ride on the Kota JanShatabdi express. ... read..


Mahesh Jethmalani denies contending for S-G post
New Delhi (India) | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Senior Lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani on Sunday refuted the rumours of being considered for the post of Solicitor General of India. ... read..


Pesticide poisoning: Fadnavis assures strict action against guilty
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday visited the victims of pesticide poisoning at Yavatmal civil hospital and assured the strictest action against those responsible for the tragedy. ... read..


CRPF jawan injured as terrorists hurl grenade at NC leader's house in J&K
Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured after Militants on Sunday hurled grenade at the residence of former MLA of the National Conference (NC) in Tral town of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Starvation reportedly consumes another life in Jharkhand
Dhanbad (Jharkhand) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In yet another case of death by starvation which came to light, a 40-year old rikshaw puller reportedly died of a severe poverty-stricken condition in Dhanbad's Jharia distict, his family claimed. ... read..


Things that make people dislike you immediately
London [UK] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
No matter how much you try not to, you do or say some things that make people dislike you immediately. ... read..


2016 Kochi teen pregnancy case: Chargesheet filed against three
Kochi (Kerala) | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A chargesheet has been filed against a minor boy and his sister in the 2016 Kochi teen pregnancy case. Along with them the doctor who failed to report the case to police has been charged under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. ... read..


Ports are for prosperity: PM Modi in Gujarat
Dhaej (Gujarat) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that ports are for prosperity. ... read..


'He is in panic mode': Congress responds to PM Modi's attack
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations against the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government of stalling the development in Gujarat in 2012, the Congress on Sunday retaliated, saying he was in "panic mode" ahead of the el ... read..


It's 2017, not 1817: Rahul to Rajasthan CM
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her government's move to amend a law on probing public servants and steps to gag free speech, saying "it's 2017, not 1817". ... read..


J'khand starvation death: State govt. assures legal action on threatening Koyli Devi
Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Jharkhand Government on Sunday said that it would ensure that Koyli Devi, the woman whose 11-year-old daughter died due to starvation a few days back, does not face any problem in her village Simdega. ... read..


Gehlot asks for withdrawal of ordinance protecting public servants from investigations
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that the ordinance passed by the state government protecting government officials from media probe must be withdrawn. ... read..


BJP gears up for Himachal polls, releases list of star campaigners
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released the list of the leaders, who would be campaigning for the upcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh scheduled to be held on November 9. ... read..


CRPF head constable dies of malaria in Chhattisgarh
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) elite CoBRA unit died of malaria in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. ... read..


Know what to eat for good oral health
London [UK] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Good oral health is extremely essential to our everyday lives. ... read..


Przewalski's horse, Gobi bear may get highest protection
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Proposals to protect two of Central Asia's rarest species, Przewalski's horse and the Gobi bear, are high on the agenda of the global wildlife summit beginning this week in the Philippine capital of Manila, it was announced on Sunday. ... read..


Militants kill woman in Kashmir
Srinagar | Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Militants killed a woman and injured another on Sunday in Tral area in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. ... read..


J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Kamalkote sector
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Kamalkote sector of Uri in the Baramulla district of North Kashmir on Sunday. ... read..


Faced hostility of Centre in 2012: PM Modi on his stint as Gujarat CM
Bhavnagar (Gujarat) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he had to face the hostility of the Centre when he was the chief minister of Gujarat in 2012. ... read..


Jammu lawmaker quits PDP over regional issues (Lead)
Jammu | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Vikramaditya Singh, a PDP lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's former ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, resigned from the party because it was "no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard aspirations of Jammu region". ... read..


PDP MLA to quit Kashmir Assembly over Jammu issues
Jammu | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Vikramaditya Singh, a PDP MLA and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's former ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, on Sunday said he has decided to resign from the Assembly due to differences with his party over Jammu-centric issues. ... read..


There is no enmity between Hindus and Muslims in Ayodhya: Chief Priest of Ayodhya's Ram Mandir (IANS Interview)
Ayodhya | Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Politics over the Babri dispute, including the hate campaign by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), has only complicated a possible amicable solution, contends Mahant Satyendra Das of the makeshift Ram Mandir at the disputed site here, saying there was no en ... read..


Special protection teams to check cow slaughter, smuggling in Uttarakhand
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat has directed the formation of special protection teams to keep a check on cow smuggling and slaughter in the state. ... read..


Upliftment of poor was not in SP, BSP's agenda: Adityanath
Hamirpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday hit out at the previous Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) governments in the state, saying that they were not concerned with the plight of the poor and that it was not in their respective ... read..


21-day Paryatan Parv concludes on Oct 25
New Delhi | Sunday, Oct 22 2017 IST
The 21-day ''Paryatan Parv'' that began with much fanfare from Humayun's Tomb in the national capital aimed at shifting the spotlight to the country's immense tourism potential, concludes on October 25 The idea behind the programme was to draw focus on t ... read..


Militants ransack police officer's house in J&K
Srinagar | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
A group of militants ransacked the house of a police officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, authorities said on Sunday. ... read..


India, Indonesia should tighten laws on shark fishing: US wildlife advocate
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Highly endangered chimpanzees, whale sharks, steppe eagles and vultures need the highest level of protection globally. Likewise, both India and Indonesia should tighten regulations on shark fishing, US-based advocacy Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) co ... read..


Misty Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
The city witnessed a misty Sunday morning with minimum temperature recorded at 18 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the weather office said. ... read..


Jharkhand starvation death: Victim's mother accuses villagers of threatening, abusing her
Simdega (Jharkhand) [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The mother of the 11-year-old girl, who died allegedly of starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega district a few days back as her family's ration card was not linked to the Aadhar card, has accused the villagers of threatening and abusing her for 'defaming' the ... read..


PM Modi to inaugurate Phase 1 of RO RO ferry service between Ghogha, Dahej
New Delhi [India] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will visit Gujarat to inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej. ... read..


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