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Amit Shah's tweet on Sabarimala unfounded and misleading: Pinarayi
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:33 AM IST
Continuing the war of words on social media, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah's tweet on the ongoing Sabarimala protests is "unfounded and misleading." ... read..


CM moves resolution seeking 33 pc quota for women in assembly, Parliament
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 21, 2018 12:11:33 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday moved a resolution seeking 33 per cent reservation for women in the state legislative assembly and the Parliament. ... read..


Odisha bus mishap: CM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to deceased's kin
Cuttack (Odisha) [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:33 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2,00,000 to the next of kin of those who were killed in the bus accident that took place on Tuesday. ... read..


$310 million loan pact signed for 24x7 power supply for Jharkhand
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:33 AM IST
The Government of India and the World Bank have signed $310 million loan agreement for Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project to provide reliable, quality, and affordable 24x7 electricity to the state's people. ... read..


India is a country of storytellers: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore at IFFI
Panaji, (Goa) [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:32 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who addressed the opening ceremony of 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) said that India is a country of storytellers as every person has a story to tel ... read..


Kejriwal attack: Delhi govt accuses Delhi police of 'lying on record'
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:32 AM IST
Delhi Government on Tuesday accused the Delhi Police of lying on record after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was allegedly attacked by a 40-year-old man at the Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday. ... read..


Muzaffarpur shelter home: CBI arrests doctor for injecting girls with drugs
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:32 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Ashwani Kumar for allegedly injecting minor girls with drugs. His arrest comes close on the heels of the surrender of Saista Praveen alias Madhu, a close aide of Brajesh Thakur, the key accused ... read..


'Will quit politics if allegation of offering money to Owaisi is proved'
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:32 AM IST
In an open challenge to All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi, Congress' Maheshwar Reddy said that if the allegation of offering money to Owaisi is proved, he will quit politics. ... read..


Not retiring from politics, clarifies Swaraj
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:32 AM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday took to Twitter to clarify that she is not retiring from politics, but will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls due to her health constraints. ... read..


Sentiments of Sunni Muslims hurt: Raza Academy on 'Ram Janmabhoomi' film
Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:31 AM IST
Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] Nov 20: Members of a Mumbai-based Islamic organisation, Raza Academy, have filed a police complaint alleging that the trailer of the movie 'Ram Janmabhoomi' produced by Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi hurt th ... read..


NIA files charge sheet in Nagrota terror attack case
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:30 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a charge sheet against fourteen persons, including Maulana Abdul Rouf Asgar, Deputy Chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad and brother of Maulana Masood Azhar, in connection with the November 2016 ... read..


India, Singapore reaffirm ties at Defence Ministers' Dialogue
New Delhi [India] | November 21, 2018 12:11:28 AM IST
Indian Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman and her Singaporean counterpart Dr. Ng Eng Hen co-chaired the 3rd Defence Ministers' Dialogue (DMD) between India and Singapore on Tuesday. ... read..


European envoys open British-Dutch-French 'Company' art expo
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:07 PM IST
Recreated versions of Indian miniatures in the "Company" style, a style popularized by Indian artists with European patrons, are on view at the Bikaner House here. ... read..


Defamation threat can dissuade women from filing sexual harassment complaints: IWPC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:07 PM IST
The Indian Women's Press Corps on Tuesday expressed concern at the growing instances of sexual harassment in the media and said the threat to use defamation law can have the effect of dissuading women from complaining or compel them to withdraw their comp ... read..


HM man wanted in J&K police officer's murder held at Delhi airport
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:07 PM IST
A 28-year-old Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) terrorist wanted in the murder of CID Intelligence Officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport, police said on Tuesday. ... read..


1984 riots verdict: Amarinder, Badal hail conviction
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:07 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday welcomed the first death conviction by a Delhi court in the 1984 riots case. ... read..


Will back ordinance on Ram temple: Muslim litigant in Ayodhya dispute
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2018 11:45:07 PM IST
Amid growing chorus to build Ram temple at Ayodhya by bypassing the Supreme Court and bringing in an ordinance, a Muslim litigant in the matter, Iqbal Ansari, on Tuesday said he had no problem if this was done. ... read..


Maharashtra announces compensation for Pulgaon explosion victims
Wardha (Maharashtra) [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:33 PM IST
Maharashtra government on Tuesday declared a compensation of Rs 5 lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs 2 lakh for those, who were critically injured in Pulgaon's Army depot explosion in Wardha that claimed six lives. ... read..


TRS parliamentarian Vishweshwar Reddy resigns from party
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 20, 2018 11:11:33 PM IST
In a major setback to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) ahead of the December 7 assembly elections, its parliamentarian Vishweshwar Reddy has resigned from the party on Tuesday evening. ... read..


Kejriwal attack: Police says chilli powder 'fell unintentionally'
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:33 PM IST
The Delhi Police have released a statement after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was allegedly attacked at the Secretariat on Tuesday with chilli powder. ... read..


49th International Film Festival of India kick starts in Goa
Panaji, (Goa) [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:33 PM IST
The 49th edition of India's oldest film festival, International Film Festival of India (IFFI) kick started with much pomp and grandeur in Goa's Panaji city on Tuesday. ... read..


2 Punjab and Haryana High Court judges take oath
Chandigarh | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
Chandigarh: Chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Krishna Murari on Tuesday administered the oath of office to two judges of the high court. ... read..


Minor reshuffle in Punjab Cabinet, CM retains environment
Chandigarh [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
In a minor Cabinet reshuffle, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has retained the environment portfolio in a step towards further facilitating industrial development in the state. ... read..


WB Minister resigns after heated argument with Mamata
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and West Bengal Fire and Housing Minister Sovan Chatterjee on Tuesday resigned from both the posts after a heated argument with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ... read..


Punjab farmers complete 77 pc of wheat sowing in record time
Chandigarh [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
The sowing of wheat in Punjab has been completed in an area of 26.20 lakh hectares, which is 77 per cent of the total area to be sown under wheat, said Jasbir Singh Bains, Director, Agriculture, in a statement. ... read..


J-K panchayat polls: 71.1% voter turnout recorded in second phase
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
Voting for the second phase of panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended with 80.4 per cent of voter turnout in Jammu division and 53.2 per cent in Kashmir division, while overall voter turnout of the state was 71.1 per cent. ... read..


Odisha: 7 killed in bus mishap
Cuttack (Odisha) | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
At least seven people were killed and a dozen others were injured after a bus carrying 30 passengers fell from Mahanadi bridge near Jagatpur in Cuttack. ... read..


Badals hail death penalty, lifer to anti-Sikh riots accused
Chandigarh [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday welcomed the judgment of a Delhi court sentencing one of the killers of innocent Sikhs in November 1984 to death and sentencing another to life ... read..


Delhi Police arrests Hizb operative for role in killing J-K cop
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested a Hizb-ul Mujahideen operative Ansar ul Haq on Tuesday for his role in the death of Sub-Inspector Imtiaz Ahmad Mir, whose body was found in Pulwama on October 28. ... read..


$310 million loan pact signed for 24x7 power supply for Jharkhand
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:29 PM IST
The Government of India and the World Bank have signed $310 million loan agreement for Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project to provide reliable, quality, and affordable 24x7 electricity to the state's people. ... read..


Panchayat Polls: J&K records 71.1 pc voting in Phase-II
Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Around 71 per cent votes were polled in the second of the nine phase panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir amid unprecedented security arrangements following a general strike called by separatists and apprehension of militant attempt to disrupt the pro ... read..


Cong wedding procession ready but groom missing: Rajnath
Burhanpur | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Heaping sarcasm on Madhya Pradesh's principal-opposition Congress, Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the name of that party's chief ministerial candidate still being a mystery was akin to a marriage procession being ready but no sign of ... read..


US Consulate to provide English language skills to financially disadvantaged students
Kolkata | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
US Consulate, through its English Access Micro Scholarship programme, will be skilling 30 youngsters of Kolkata based NGO Jungle Crows Foundation in English language. Under the programme, children in the age group of 13-20 years from economically disadv ... read..


Air India enter semis; Yuvraj Walmiki hat-trick for Mumbai XI
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
A brilliant hat-trick by Yuvraj Walmiki helped Mumbai XI prevail over Punjab and Sind Bank by 3-2 and earned full points in Group B of the Hero 55th Nehru Senior Hockey Tournament here on Tuesday. In another Group B outing Air India defeated CAG XI by 4 ... read..


Odisha Assembly adopts resolution for 33 per cent reservation for women in Assemblies and Parliament
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Odisha Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution moved by Chief Minister and leader of House Naveen Patnaik for providing 33 per cent reservation for women in legislative Assemblies and the parliament by a voice vote. Participating in the dis ... read..


Close confidant of Brajesh Thakur appears before CBI
Muzaffarpur | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
A close confidant of Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur short stay home sex scandal case, appeared before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here today even as she pleaded her ignorance in the case. Sources said that Madhu, who ... read..


122nd edition of Maharasyatra fair and festival kicks off
Ambassa (Tripura) | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The state Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Youth Affairs and Sports Manoj Kanti Deb has focused on the rich culture and tradition of the Bishnupriya Manipuri community enriching unity while delivering inaugural speech on the 122nd Maharasyatra Fair a ... read..


Two Including a female arrested for Peddling 1.115 Kg Ganja
Port Blair | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The special task force of South Andaman District constituted to curb menace of Ganja has again succeeded in making arrest of two drug peddlers Sheikh Suleman @ Batti and a female Arthy Trivedi @ Rozy from Chandni Chowk area of South Andaman in NDPS cas ... read..


Minister Chandraprakash Chowdhary writes to CM over outsiders being recruited
Ranchi Nov 20 | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
State Minister for Water Resources Drinking Water and Sanitation Chandraprakash Chowdhary today written a letter to Chief Minister Raghubar asking him to do away with flaws in recruitment policy domicile and reservation policy and demanded that an impa ... read..


Gross Enrollment Ratio to be increased to 30 percent in higher education in Bihar: Nitish
Darbhanga | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that the state government was committed to increase Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) to 30 percent in higher education in Bihar. Mr Kumar, while addressing a function organised here, said that GER in hig ... read..


Gold seized in border area of Manipur
Imphal | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Tengnoupal Battalion seized 0.498 Kg of Gold from a car at Khudengthabi on Monday and arrested three persons in this connection. Assam Rifles official today said based on specific input received from reliable sources regarding smuggling of Gold of ... read..


Mayor's Cup tournament to be played from the first week of December
Kolkata | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Mayor's Cup 2018 would see up to 48 teams taking part in the tournament. The tournament will be played from the first week of December. The games will be 45 overs a side in the group stage. Group winners play a 2 day league in a single round robi ... read..


Nagaland AAP unit merges with NPF
Kohima Nov 20 | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
In a political development in Nagaland, the state unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) merged with the regional party Naga People's Front (NPF). According to a release today the AAP Nagaland Convener Dr. S Amos Longkumer during a "merger ceremony" held at ... read..


Goa Governor extends Milad-Un-Nabi greetings
Panaji | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha has extended her greetings and best wishes to the people of Goa and her Muslim brothers and sisters in particular on the auspicious occasion of Id-e-Milad/Milad-un-nabi. In her message, the Governor said,''Prophet Mohammad wa ... read..


MoU between GWMC & SINTEF, Norway, signed
Panaji | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Sudhir Mahajan, Secretary Urban Development Government of Goa, inaugurated one day International Conference on Environment Friendly Handling and Recovery of Construction and Demolition Waste in Goa organized by Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) in c ... read..


49th edition of IFFI to opens with gala opening ceremony
By Anil Mishra Panaji | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Curtains rose on 49th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Tuesday evening with the gala opening ceremony that is set to showcase the theme of New India through a variety of genres of cinema. The 90-minute ceremonial programme ... read..


Need to explore possibilities to fund research and development of climate friendly technologies: Vardhan
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said there was need to explore possibilities to fund research and development of climate friendly technologies and shorten technology deployment cycle in absence of which transformative development woul ... read..


Bangladesh Krida wins Junior boys Subroto Cup Int'l tourney
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Bangladesh Krida Shiksha Prothishtan won the Junior Boys of 59th edition of Subroto Cup International Football Tournament against Amini School, Afghanistan here on Tuesday at the Dr Ambedkar Stadium. BKSP won the title with a solitary goal scored by ... read..


PM Modi should break 'selective silence' over corruption: Congress
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:40 PM IST
Congress party on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his 'selective silence' over alleged corruption in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). ... read..


Madam ran 'remote-control' govt in Delhi: PM Modi
Rewa (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:40 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a whirlwind tour of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday, intensified his attack on the Congress, saying that Madam (Sonia Gandhi) remotely controlled the Central government for 10 years. ... read..


Vajra Prahar enters 2nd day, efforts to tackle terrorism discussed
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:34 PM IST
The 12-day long joint exercise between the Special Forces of the Sapta Shakti Command and troops of the US Pacific Command Special Forces known as 'Vajra Prahar' entered its second day on Tuesday. ... read..


Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Brajesh Thakur's aide arrested
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:34 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Saista Praveen alias Madhu, a close aide of Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case. ... read..


C'garh polls: 71.9% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:31 PM IST
The second phase of polling in the 72 assembly constituencies of Chhattisgarh has recorded a voter turnout of 71.9 per cent till 6 pm. ... read..


Punjab CM welcomes court's decision in 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Chandigarh, (India) | November 20, 2018 9:11:31 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday welcomed the Delhi court's decision in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. The court pronounced the death penalty to one accused Yashpal Singh and awarded life imprisonment to another accused Naresh Sehrawat. ... read..


DUSU Vice-President eyes top post
New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:31 PM IST
The Vice-President of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) Shakti Singh, has staked claim for the top post of the Union after Ankiv Baisoya resigned from the Presidentship last week following his suspension from the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (A ... read..


Cong, BJP broke promises: Akhilesh
Raisen | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Accusing both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress of reneging on their word, Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav today said that neither did Rs 15 lakh come into anyone 's account nor was corruption scotched. "India did not beco ... read..


Women's World Boxing C'ship: India assured four medals
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Five-time world champion Mary Kom (48kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Sonia (57kg) and Simranjit Kaur (64kg) stormed into the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championships here on Tuesday. With their respective wins, They have assured India a total ... read..


Body of minor girl found hanging from tree in Hazaribagh
Hazaribagh | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Body of a minor girl was today found hanging from a tree near a river under Katkamdag Police Station area of this district. Police has arrested the brother-in-law of the deceased in this connection. Family members said that the girl was a student of c ... read..


Army chief General Rawat to visit Vietnam
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
With an aim to strengthen the strategic partnership and bolster defence cooperation between the two countries, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat will embark on a four-day visit to Vietnam from Thursday. During his visit, the Army Chief with hi ... read..


613 nominations rejected in scrutiny in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
613 nominations filed mostly by Independents and covering candidates of various parties for December 7 Assembly polls in Rajasthan, were rejected during scrutiny on Tuesday. However, nominations filed by official candidates of the BJP, Congress, Leftists ... read..


Prabhas clocks 10 mn followers on Facebook
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
'Baahubali' superstar Prabhas achieved a milestone on social media, as he reached 10 million followers on Facebook, which is way ahead of any other star hailing from South India. The actor shot to fame with his fantasy adventure movie 'Baahubali: The ... read..


Kumaraswamy bats for sugar cane growers and asks Sugar Mill owners to clear the arrears before crushing season begins
Bengaluru | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy supporting the problems of Sugar Cane growers directed Sugar Mill owners to clear the arrears due for the sugar cane purchased before crushing season begins this year failing which the State government will be forc ... read..


Women graduates rise with flying colours in 7th Convocation of MANUU
Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Women graduates rose with flying colours in 7th Convocation of Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) on Tuesday, as a total of 65 percent graduates in distance mode and 22.6 percent in regular mode were women. Lauding the achievements of the Uni ... read..


27,000 Central forces personnel could be deployed for Telangana poll
Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
About 27,000 Central forces Personnel could be deployed along with nearly 30,000 state personnel from the state in the December 7 Assembly Election in Telangana. Around 279 companies of Central Armed Police Force are required for the election and 2 ... read..


PET teacher held for raping a class X student
Kendrapara | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The police today arrested Physical Education (PE) teacher of Kunja Behari Uchha Bidyabhavan for raping a class X student. The Tantiapala police in a joint raid with its Rajnagar counterparts on Tuesday arrested the accused Physical Education (PE) ... read..


Mohun Bagan register their second win of this season in I-League
Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan gained full points thanks Dicka's 70th minute strike to register their second win of the season over Hero I-League debutants Real Kashmir FC at the TRC Turf ground here on Tuesday. The win takes Mohun Bagan to second spot i ... read..


Sovan Chatterjee quit ministry of housing and fire department, asked to quit Mayoral post
Kolkata | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's senior cabinet colleague Sovan Chatterjee today resigned from Housing and Fire department with immediate effect and was asked to quit from his mayoral post of Kolkata Municipal Corporation by Wednesday. Of ... read..


All set for Manipur tourism festival
Imphal | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
All is set for the grand opening of the biggest tourism festival of the State, 'Manipur Sangai Festival' on November 21. Participants from nine countries, Princess of Thailand, polo players from US, Britain, Haiti, Uruguay, Sumo wrestlers from Japan ... read..


Give reservation to Muslims, demand Aurangabad-based NGO
Aurangabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The Marathwada Vikas Kranti Dal and the Jan Jagran Samiti Maharashtra on Tuesday demanded that the state government should give five per cent reservation to the Muslim community as declared earlier, otherwise, they threatened to intensify the agitation fo ... read..


71.93 pc voter turnout recorded in 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh assembly polls
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
About 71.93 per cent voter turnout was registered till 1800 hrs in 72 assembly seats during the second phase of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. ''It was a peaceful and incident-free polling in the state,'' Deputy Election Commissioner Umes ... read..


Decision by Sushma Swaraj her personal matter: Cong
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Congress on Tuesday described the decision by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as her personal decision and ''an internal matter of the BJP''. Talking to reporters here, AICC spokesperson Abhishek Manu S ... read..


Parmar varsity gets research project to boost subtropical fruits production in state
Solan | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
In a major boost to the research on fruits grown in the warmer areas of Himachal, an All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) centre on Mango, Litchi and Guava has been started at the College of Horticulture and Forestry, Neri campus of the Dr YS Pa ... read..


Dr Jha discusses current scenario of renewable resources of energy in different states of India
Fatehgarh Sahib | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
On the concluding day of seminar on Renewable energy, Perspective and Challenges which was organised by Institution of Engineers (India) in Association with Baba Banda Singh, Bahadur Engineering College Fatehgarh Sahib, participants presented their resea ... read..


World Varsity to celebrate 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak with three days long celebrations
Fatehgarh Sahib | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
SGPC run Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib will be celebrating the upcoming 549th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji . Guru Nanak Dev's birth was a monumental event not only for the Sikhs but for the humanit ... read..


Truck falls into river, one dead, several injured
Nanded | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
One person died on the spot while several others were injured when a truck mounted with borewell digging machine fell into a river here, near Pathrad village in Hadgaon tehsil of the district on Tuesday. According to the spectators, a truck transporting t ... read..


Thunderstorm with gusty wind likely in parts of Maha, Goa during next 24 hours
Pune | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Thunderstorm, accompanied with gusty wind and lightning, is very likely to occur at isolated places over south Konkan, Goa and south Madhya Maharashtra during next 24 hours, predicted the India Meteorological Department here today. The Met further said th ... read..


Municipal commissioner on suspension spree against slacked officials
Aurangabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Aurangabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) Commissioner Nupun Vinayak suspended the municipal Public Relations Officer(PRO) Tausif Ahmad on Monday night for lax handling of the tax recovery drive. During the current financial year, the AMC has set a target ... read..


Indian economic expert presents research papers in London
Aurangabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Economic expert and social worker Dr D S Kate presented his research work 'A study on the utility and history of donkeys' in an international conference held at London recently. The conference themed 'Managing the affairs of an Individual or the State ... read..


Solider and gun cannot be India's only symbols in Kashmir: Mehbooba
Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that solider and gun shouldn't be the only symbol of India in Jammu and Kashmir and the country has to show its tolerant and liberal face to the people of the state. Addressing part ... read..


I&B minister has asked PIB to initiate action on JKPA's Memorandum: Kaloo
Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Jammu Kashmir Press Association President G H Kaloo on Tuesday said that Information and Broadcasting (I&B) minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has asked Press Information Bureau (PIB) to initiate action on the association's memorandum. Mr Kaloo said a de ... read..


Ludhiana fire tragedy: Sidhu hands over job appointment letters to kin of deceased employees
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Punjab Local Government Minister Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu, handed over job appointment letters here on Tuesday to five kin of the deceased fire brigade employees died in the chemical blast after fire in a private factory at Ludhiana. Mr Sidhu said that those ... read..


Development and upliftment of all sections of society is aim of Congress : Dr Tanwar
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Haryana Congress President Dr Ashok Tanwar has said that development and upliftment of all sections of the society, including the other backward castes (OBC) has been the fundamental principal of the Congress party. Addressing a sammelan of OBC at Kaman S ... read..


Amarinder, other dignitaries attend cremation of Karanpal Singh Sekhon
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday shared his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family of his Political Secretary Karanpal Singh Sekhon, who passed away at Aswan in Egypt following a massive heart attack last week. Extending his co ... read..


Education board unable to pay salaries to employees due to bankruptcy of Punjab govt : AAP
Chandigarh | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Reacting on the financial instablity of Punjab government and stalling salaries and pensions of employees, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday criticized Captain government of ignoring the rights of people of state. In a statement here, state core commit ... read..


Cong releases 'Janata Ke Aarop' in MP
Bhopal | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The Congress today released a list of 21 scams and 25 allegations relating to 15 years of Bharatiya Janata Party rule in Madhya Pradesh. "Premier Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who sidelined the aged leaders who taught them ... read..


Big B receives Sayaji Ratna Award in Gujarat, recites father's poem 'Agnipath'
Vadodara | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Super-star Amitabh Bachchan, who was conferred prestigious Sayaji Ratna Award by the Baroda Management Association, here today remembered his parents especially father and legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachhan and also recited his famous poem 'Agnipath' on ... read..


UBON launches customer power bank
Lucknow | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
UBON has unveiled its first solar power bank SL - 6067 for Rs 1,299. The power bank comes in white and black color scheme and is available with all leading stores and e-commerce websites in India. The solar power bank comes with a built-in 6000mah high ca ... read..


Women's World Boxing C'ship: Lovlina Borgohain, Mary Kom enter semis, assured of medals
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Assam boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and five-time world champion Mary Kom (48kg) advanced to the semi-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championships here on Tuesday. Lovelina thrashed Kaye Scott of Australia with unanimous verdict (5-0) and assured Ind ... read..


Kottayam-Kochi Rubber Market Rates
Kottayam | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Following were the Rubber Market rates announced by the Rubber Board here today per quintal. KOTTAYAM RSS FOUR Rs 12000 RSS FIVE Rs 11450 ISNR TWENTY: Rs 10900 SIXTY PERCENT LATEX: Rs. 8350 KOCHI RSS FOUR Rs. 12000 RSS FIVE Rs. 114 ... read..


JJMP ultras set two trucks on fire in Latehar
Latehar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Ultras belonging to the Jharkhand Jan Mukti Parishad set on fire a couple of trucks at Bukru village under Balumath Police Station area of this district. Police sources today said that late last night, the ultras stopped the trucks, beat up the drivers ... read..


Congress is a circus and Rahul Gandhi its ring master: BJP
Ranchi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The BJP today called Congress party a 'circus' and AICC president Rahul Gandhi its 'ring master' and the Jharkhand Congress a 'joker'. Addressing the press at the state BJP headquarters here, party spokesperson Pratul Shahdeo said that Dr Ajay Kumar was ... read..


"Organization must ensure safety and comfort of the passengers": Tripura Minister
Ambassa(Tripura) | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Tripura Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Manoj Kanti Deb today said that it was the duty of Tripura Autorickshaw Sramik Sangha(TASS) to ensure passengers' safety and comfort. While addressing a Tripura Autorickshaw Sramik Sangha(TASS) conference in ... read..


Kejriwal attacked with chilli powder, AAP slams BJP
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
A man was detained on Tuesday for allegedly trying to throw chilli powder on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at his Delhi Secretariat office here. According to police, 40-year-old Anil Kumar Sharma had gone to the CM office and tried to handover his compla ... read..


BJP pledges to include Mizo language in 8th Schedule & set up play grounds, hospitals
Aizawl | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
In its desperate bid to make deeper penetration in Congress-ruled Mizoram, the BJP on Tuesday promised to include Mizo language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. In the Vision Document released here at state party headquarters Atal Bhavan, the ... read..


Rahul flays RSS-BJP, refers to Rajiv-Laldenga pact that transformed destiny of Mizoram
Champhai (Mizoram) | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Facing a strong anti-incumbency wave having been in power for last 10 years in the state, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday tried to strike an emotional chord with the electorate in Mizoram and recalled his earlier trip with his father and former ... read..


India Greens elects its President & National Executive
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
The India Greens, a pan-India Green party, in its two-day National Convention, has elected senior journalist Suresh Nautiyal as its National President and rights activist and film-maker Raza Haider as its Secretary-General. According to a press release is ... read..


Zoho unveils next gen Zoho CRM Plus, to strengthen Analytics, AI in customer experience platform
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Software company Zoho on Tuesday unveiled the next generation of Zoho CRM Plus, its all-in-one customer experience platform and emphsised on delivering superior customer experiences, by allowing users to deeply understand customer sentiments, delight cust ... read..


HP cabinet gives nod to Sashakt Mahila Yojna
Shimla | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Himachal Pradesh Cabinet in its meeting held here on Tuesday under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur accorded its approval to implement Sashakt Mahila Yojna in the State with a vision to empower rural women by providing them an interface f ... read..


Ajay Kumar delivers lecture on Innovation for Defence Excellence at IIM
Ahmedabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Secretary of Department of Defence Production, Dr Ajay Kumar on Tuesday delivered a lecture - 'iDex: Innovation for Defence Excellence' and addressed the participants of the Armed Forces Programme (AFP) 2018, faculty members and other students of IIM Ahme ... read..


'Housefull 4' shoot wrap: Kriti Sanon shares heartfelt messages for her co-stars
New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Actor Kriti Sanon who wrapped the shoot of her upcoming comedy film 'Housefull 4', shared warm messages for her co-stars on social media. The actress will be sharing the screen with Akshay Kumar and Riteish Deshmukh for the first time and has opened up a ... read..


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