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Cops raid bars, 31 arrested
Thane | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Police on Saturday raided two bars and arrested 31 people, including 13 women, from this district of Maharashtra. Assistant Superintendent of Police Atul Kulkarni said the raids were conducted following complaints of rampant violations of regulations by ... read..


President signs Ordinance for death to convicts of child rapes
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday signed the Ordinance for death penalty for convicts in child rape cases, according to sources. The Ordinance, approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, seeks to amend POSCO Act t ... read..


India's growth to expand 7.4 pc in next fiscal: RBI Governor
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
India's growth is expected to expand at 7.4 per cent in the next fiscal, RBI Governor Urjit Patel said. Addressing the International Monetary Finance Committee in Washington, the RBI Governor said, the real GDP growth was moderated to 6.6 per cent from 7. ... read..


Vipul Shah's 'Namaste England' preponed for Dussehra release
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Vipul Amrutlal Shah's much loved franchise 'Namaste England' has now been preponed for an October 19, release during the Dussehra weekend. Owing to the smooth shooting schedule, the makers of 'Namaste England' have preponed the release date of the film, a ... read..


Second English medium school will start very soon in Udaipur: Minister
Udaipur | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
As there is huge demand of public for second English medium school in Udaipur so there would be constituted an English medium school as early as possible and the students of Udaipur would get chance to read in English medium school said Minister of Agri ... read..


4 students hurt due to VIP culture in Nagaland
Kohima | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Four students of Kohima Bible College were injured, when the bus in which they were travelling to Zunheboto to attend a programme, met with an accident, five kilometers away from Wokha to give side to a VIP convoy. Official sources said that the bus carr ... read..


Nagaland observes Earth Day
Kohima | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
A cleanliness drive commemorating "Earth Day 2018" was undertaken at Dzulekei valley by officers and staff of the office of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest of Nagaland led by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) and Head of Forest Force ... read..


Agromet Advisory Bulletin for farmers: Expert Team of ICAR
Udaipur | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The Expert Team of ICAR, Tripura Center have made argomet bulletin for farmers. The bulletin has published in favor of farmers for important crops. The expert team executed by Dr Biswajit Das, Pr Scientist Horticulture; Mrs L Sahoo, Scientist Fisheries; ... read..


Tripura govt constitutes SIT to re-investigate 18-yrs-old RSS killing
Agartala | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
After decades of brutal killing of four RSS volunteers - Shyamal Sengupta, Sudhamay Dutta, Dinendra Nath Dey and Shubhankar Chakraborty in North Tripura, the BJPIPFT government has constituted a special investigation team (SIT) headed by an inspector o ... read..


Norwester affects life in Tripura
Agartala | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Moderate rain accompanied by strong squall threw the normal life out of gear across the state last evening. Power supply, water supply and vehicular movement in most of the areas have not yet been restored even after 12 hrs. The meteorological forecast ... read..


Two officers of Tripura awarded on Civil Service Day by PM
Agartala | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The district magistrate of West Tripura and additional secretary to Chief Minister, an IAS officer of 2009 batch Dr Milind Ramteke and an Agriculture officer of Tripura Arun Bhattacharjee were awarded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 12t ... read..


Kodavas not to deposit their arms on account of May 12 election
Madikeri | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The Codava National Council (CNC) has asked the Kodavas not to deposit their fire arms with the police during election period, claiming that they are exempted from surrendering under Special Privileges of Indian Arms Act 1959. In a release here on S ... read..


Amaravati to be city of world-class standards: Nara Lokesh
By Rita Sachdeva Vijaywada | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Amaravati, the people's capital of Andhra Pradesh, is envisioned to be a city of world-class standards with a vision of increasing Andhra Pradesh's prominence in the world, says Nara Lokesh, son of Andhra Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and the state m ... read..


Man arrested with weapons in Kulgam
Srinagar | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested a man along with arms and ammunition, including one pistol and an AK 47 rifle, in south Kashmir district of Kulgam. A police spokesperson said that following a specific information, a checkpoint was established at Mir ... read..


Srinagar-Leh NH remains shut; Mughal road reopens
Srinagar | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The national highway, linking the Ladakh region with the Kashmir valley, remained closed for the third day on Sunday though the 86-km-long historic Mughal road reopened on Sunday after two days closure due to snowfall and landslides. The 300-km-long Srin ... read..


Man arrested for murdering neighbour in Kolhapur
Kolhapur | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
A man was arrested on Sunday for murdering his neighbour following an altercation in Rajarampuri area, a suburb of the city. According to Rajarampuri police, victim Sandeep Sakharam had a tiff with his neighbour Bali Sajjan Sathe(35) as the latter used f ... read..


Condition of 3 youth injured in Army firing stable: Police
(Rptng | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said that the health condition of three youth injured in Army firing on stone pelters in south Kashmir district of Pulwama is stated to be stable. ''As reported by Army, a patrol party of 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) came ... read..


Bolivia to invest in billion-dollar lithium deal with ACI Systems
LA PAZ | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Bolivia will manufacture and market lithium batteries along with German company ACI Systems GmbH, which will invest $1.3 billion in the project, the country's manager of the lithium deposits told the Bolivian state radio on Saturday. Along with Argentina ... read..


World Bank shareholders back $13 billion capital increase
By David Lawder WASHINGTON | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The World Bank's shareholders on Saturday endorsed a $13 billion paid-in capital increase that will boost China's shareholding but bring lending reforms that will raise borrowing costs for higher-middle-income countries, including China. The multilateral ... read..


IBC, RERA pitted against each other: Study
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The two laws enacted in 2016 may have the best of intentions, but the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Code) and the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act appear to be pitted against each other when it comes resolving interest of bankers and home-bu ... read..


Sugar production at record level in current season: Report
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Sugar production in the current season upto 15th April 2018 has crossed the expected levels and the Indian sugar industry has already produced 299.80 lac tons, according to a report . Though sugar mills are shutting crushing operations fast, 227 sugar mi ... read..


Australian govt under pressure over bank revelations
MELBOURNE | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The Australian government came under fresh pressure on Sunday over its reluctance to hold a judicial inquiry into the banking sector which has exposed widespread misconduct and regulatory shortcomings. Minister for Finance and Revenue Kelly O'Dwyer was th ... read..


India's wind power capacity addition to be up by 3GW in FY -19: Report
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
India's Wind power capacity addition is expected to improve to about 3 GW in FY 2019 backed by project awards by SECI and state utilities, rating agency ICRA said. ''The capacity addition in the wind power sector is expected to improve in FY2019 backed ... read..


Relief under GST will be for future residential projects: Report
Mumbai | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
GST has simplified the tax treatment for the realty sector and has resolved some of the long-standing issues like valuation and tax type. It is seen as an additional benefit to consumers in the long term. However, the significant benefit primarily would b ... read..


Vodafone Foundation empowers 360 youth with skills & employment
Hamirpur | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Empowering youth is of utmost importance in today's scenario and at a time when we are advancing towards building a new India, youth involvement is the key, said Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur. Mr Thakur recently awarded certificates to students of 'Saksham', ... read..


Tripura CM digs at Brinda for opposing death penalty to rapist
Agartala | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Digging at CPI (M) politburo member Brinda Karat, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today accused leftist of persuading the strategy in favour of the rapist and said that the ideological stand of CPI (M) skewed towards rapists is now exposed. In la ... read..


Three killed in road mishap
Khagaria | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Three people died and as many were injured in a collision between a jeep and an auto rickshaw near Kandhi village under Chauhan police station area in the district late last night. Police said that the deceased were identified as jeep driver Munna Mahto ... read..


1 buried alive, 3 injured in landslide, bridge collapses in Nagaland
Kohima | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
The pre-monsoon rains creating havoc in Nagaland and claimed one life and injured three in Mokokchung while one temporary bridge along the Montikang-Chuchuyimlang road, serves as an alternative route not only for the people of Longleng district, but also ... read..


Mah CM advises industries to reuse waste water
Aurangabad | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that industries should reuse waste water and use fresh water only if they fall short of water waste. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, he said,''Environment conservation is top priority of M ... read..


Attempts were made to convince Kia Motors to investment in Maharashtra: Fadnavis
Aurangabad | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that attempts were made to convince Kia Motors to invest in Maharashtra but the company was asking for free land and waiver of capital subsidy. Responding to a question during a press conference on ... read..


Comedy film 'Ishq' on DD National
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
'Ishq', a comedy film, featuring Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla, and Kajol in lead roles, will be telecast on DD National at 1930 hrs on Monday. Following is the TV programme schedule announced for tomorrow subject to last minute changes. DD NATIONAL ... read..


PM reaffirms commitment towards creating better planet on Earth Day
New Delhi | Sunday, Apr 22 2018 IST
On the occasion of Earth Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for reaffirming commitment towards creating a better planet for the future generations. Stressing that people will have to work together to mitigate the menace of climate change, ... read..


Kathua rape case: Police to submit supplementary charge sheet
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police have informed that they are in the process of submitting a supplementary charge sheet in the Kathua rape case. ... read..


1.3 lakh engineering seats likely to be dropped
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is planning to reduce intake of seats by almost 1.3 lakhs in B.Tech and M.Tech courses, from the new academic year, starting from July this year. ... read..


UP: 4 minors sexually assaulted in separate incidents
New Delhi [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Hours after the Centre gave its nod to an ordinance to amend the existing Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act, allowing courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping minors, four incidents of sexual assaults were repor ... read..


Situation for women has worsened, says Congress' Renuka Chowdhary
Patna (Bihar) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of Unnao rape and Kathua gangrape and murder cases, Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary on Saturday said the situation for women in the country has worsened these days. ... read..


Siddaramaiah writes to PM Modi, says CMB 'unconstitutional'
Bengaluru, (Karnataka) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the state government is against the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB) as it is 'unconstitutional'. ... read..


J-K doctor detained after weapons found in his car
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A Jammu and Kashmir doctor was detained after a pistol with magazine and an AK-47 rifle with two magazines were recovered by the security forces during checking at Mir Bazar here on Saturday. ... read..


MP: Vandalised bust of Syama Prasad Mukherjee found in trash
Dewas (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A broken bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was found in a pile of garbage in a godown here on Saturday. ... read..


Divakaran murder: Ex-CPI(M) leader gets death sentence
Alappuzha (Kerala) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Alappuzha fast-track court on Saturday awarded a death sentence to the former local secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), R. Byju, for the murder of Congress ward president K.S. Divakaran in 2009. ... read..


K'taka: Kadur Cong committee's office bearers submit resignation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | April 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The office bearers of Kadur and Birur Block Congress Committee from Kadur constituency in Karnataka on Saturday submitted their resignation to the General Secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Karnataka, K.C. Venugopal, citing 'ann ... read..


CPI (M) calls to observe centenary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre thoughout the year
Hyderabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The 22nd Congress of the CPI(M) on Saturday called on all units of the Party to observe the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre through out the year until 13, 2019 with variety of events and programmes all over the country. In a resolution adopt ... read..


CPI (M) demands SC to oversee probe into Kathua atrocities
Hyderabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The 22nd Congress of the CPI(M) on Saturday demanded that the Supreme Court should oversee an enquiry into the behaviour of a large number of lawyers in Kathua who prevented the police from filing a chargesheet and that those found guilty be barred from p ... read..


Patkar calls on people to fight for their rights
Thane | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday called upon the urban poor and the middle class in the urban areas to unite to fight for the facilities and strongly oppose the move of the government and the civic bodies to raze them. Addressing a news conference ... read..


Jal Mitras to organise Maha Shramdaan on 1st May
Nashik | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The Chief Executive Office (CEO) of Panni Foundation Satyajit Bhatkal said on the first May - Maharashtra Day - there is unique opportunity for Nashik city folk to come out in large numbers and work shoulder-to-shoulder with villagers for a few hours. Mr ... read..


Conference on women empowerment organised
Nanded | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The two-day 5th national level conference of Jijau Brigade, organised by Maratha Seva Sangh at Dr Shankarrao Chavan auditorium, started with the overwhelming response obtained from women gathered from all walks of life, on Saturday. It was decided to emp ... read..


Three tippers seized for illegal sand mining
Nanded | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The officials of the revenue department confiscated three tippers carrying illegally extracted sand in Naigaon tehsil of the district on Saturday. The squad number two constituted by the collector raided the three vehicles. The raid was conducted at Nar ... read..


Warrant against Salman cancelled in hit and run case
Mumbai | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
A Sessions Court here on Saturday cancelled a warrant against Salman Khan in the 2002 hit and run case. A bailable warrant was issued against Salman in the first week of April since he had not provided a surety for good conduct in the past two dates, as ... read..


Civil Service Day Celebrated
Gangtok | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Sikkim joined today in celebrating Civil Service Day. The Chief Guest of the programme was Lok Sabha MP, PD Rai. Addressing the civil servants, Mr Rai stressed on reforms, which he said requires political will, but implementing them depended on the civil ... read..


ABN TV Channel to unrol Red Carpet for unsung heroes
Gangtok | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
First Red Carpet function will be organised on 22nd April'18 here to felicitate 21 people. Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman and producers from Mumbai are scheduled to attend the programme. Popular actor Bhuwan Kesi from Kollywood, Nepal will also be particip ... read..


Rishab reveals with 48-ball to take DD to 174 for 5 against RCB
Bengaluru | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Hard hitting keeper-batsman Rishab Pant showed his wares in no uncertain terms by hitting a belligerent 48-ball 84 to shore up Delhi Daredevils to a respectable 174 for 5 against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the IPL tie played at M Chinnaswamy stadium h ... read..


Cong challenges Raebareli MLC to contest polls on BJP symbol
Lucknow | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
In a challenge to Raebareli MLC Dinesh Pratap Singh, who quit Congress and joined the BJP on Saturday, the Congress had asked him to resign from MLC post and contest fresh elections from the BJP ticket. Mr Singh joined BJP in presence of national preside ... read..


CPI (M) concern over non-implementation Disabilities Act
Hyderabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The ongoing 22nd Congress of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday expressed its serious concern over the non-implementation of various provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. The disabled population in the country h ... read..


MLC bypoll: EC issues schedule
Chittoor | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Election Commission on Saturday issued the election schedule for conducting MLC byelection for a seat. The seat became vacant with the demise of MLC Gaali Muddukrishnama Naidu in last February. As per official information, the EC likely to release elect ... read..


BJP workers burns effigy of Balakrishna MLA for derogatory remarks against PM Modi
Kakinada | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
BJP workers led by state core committee member Pydah Krishnamohan on Saturday burnt the effigy of Balakrishna MLA Hindupur and brother-in-law of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in front of the Collectorate for making derogatory remarks against the Prime ... read..


Rural health center at Ramanaiahpet in AP inaugurated
Kakinada | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
A rural health centre at Ramanaiahpet in APIIC colony on the city outskirts was inaugurated by Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Home Nimmakayala Chinarajappa on Saturday. The Deputy CM complimented Kantipudi Saradhi Chairman of SRMT ... read..


Governor calls for effective implementation of Central schemes
Guwahati | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi's maiden visit to Hailakandi district today was packed with meetings related to review of Centrally Sponsored Schemes with officials and Swachh Bharat awareness campaign. Immediately on his arrival from Karimganj around ... read..


CM assures developing Tourism Industry in Dentam
Gangtok | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Chief Minister Pawan Chamling visited Maneybung- Dentam constituency in West Sikkim today. To begin with he visited Dentam Govt Senior Secondary School. It was preceded by a Puja 4 Vedas & Puran at Hee Gaon. CM Chamling announced construction of a Helipad ... read..


Mah CM inaugurates mobile apps for police
Aurangabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is also State Home Minister, on Saturday said that Maharashtra is the first state across the country to use technology in police department to control crimes. Speaking after inaugurating three ... read..


Photo journalist manhandled, Mah CM, Prabhu seek apology
Aurangabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Saturday sought apology following mishandling of mediapersons, including a photo journalist during a programme here. During the programme, one of ... read..


Rs 3.5 lakh crore needed for internal security in 2020-25: MHA
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday said it had informed the 15th Finance Commission about its budgetary requirement of more than Rs 3.5 lakh crore for internal security and other responsibilities between 2020-25. ... read..


Karnataka CM to contest from second assembly seat
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will contest also from Badami assembly constituency in the state's Vijayapura district in addition to Chamudeshwari in Mysuru, a Congres official said on Saturday. ... read..


Shatrughan Sinha quashes rumours of joining RJD
Patna (Bihar) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Hours after former Union minister Yashwant Sinha quit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his ex-party colleague Shatrughan Sinha has clarified that he will stay in the BJP only and will not join Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). ... read..


Mild earthquake hit Gujarat's Narmada district
Narmada (Gujarat) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A mild earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Gujarat's Narmada district on Saturday. ... read..


Siddaramaiah to file nomination from Badami constituency
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will file his nomination papers for the upcoming Karnataka Elections from Badami constituency on Monday. ... read..


Rae Bareli will see a positive change: Amit Shah
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah said on Saturday that a wave of positive change is about to set in Rae Bareli, hinting that BJP will win the parliamentary constituency from Congress in the next year's general election. ... read..


Man accused of raping infant thrashed outside court
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A man, who arrested for allegedly raping and killing an infant girl, was thrashed by a mob when he was being taken to a local court here in the city on Saturday. ... read..


Sikh pilgrims return from Pakistan
Amritsar (Punjab) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The batch of Sikh pilgrims returned to India on Saturday after visiting Sikh shrines in Pakistan. ... read..


Mehbooba welcomes death penalty for rapists
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday welcomed the decision of the Union cabinet to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12. ... read..


BJP releases list of 40 star campaigners for Karnataka polls
New Delhi [India] | April 21, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released a list of 40 star campaigners for upcoming Karnataka assembly election that included Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. ... read..


No unfairness in selecting ministers: Amarinder
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
With accusations being made by his own party legislators that he picked up only his loyalists as ministers in his government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday that the selections were made to give representation to all categories. ... read..


Bengal SEC fixes April 23 for filing of panchayat poll nominations (Second Lead)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Acting on a Calcutta High Court order, the West Bengal State Election Commission on Saturday fixed April 23 as the extended deadline for filing of nomination papers for the coming panchayat polls in the state, an official notification said. ... read..


TDP's Balakrishna faces BJP protest for using derogatory words against PM
Hyderabad/Vijayawada | Saturday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Derogatory words used by senior Telugu actor and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator N. Balakrishna against Prime Minister Narendra Modi triggered protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday. ... read..


Bukhari urges students to concentrate on studies in Kashmir
Srinagar | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Seeking cooperation from every section of the society to ensure disruption-free academic activities in the Valley, Minister for Education, Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday urged the students to concentrate on their ... read..


Six die in separate road accident in HP
Shimla | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
As many as six people including a woman died and five others injured in two separate road accident in the state on Saturday, police sources said. A HRTC bus fell down in Satluj river near Leo at this afternoon killing two persons including driver. Thre ... read..


Raksha Mantri trophy awarded to Command Hospital Chandimandir
Chandigarh | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Command Hospital (Western Command) has been awarded the prestigious Raksha Mantri Trophy for the best Armed Forces Hospital for the year 2017-18 for the excellence in patient & health care services. Maj Gen Rashmi Datta, VSM, Commandant Command Hospital ( ... read..


Two people killed in car mishap
Shimla | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Two people killed when a car carrying them fell down in a deep gorge near Nerwa of Chopal subdivision under this district this afternoon, police sources said. The car carrying four people fell down in a deep gorge at Dayandali area of Nerwa at 1400 hrs. O ... read..


Cabinet nod to restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan scheme
New Delhi | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Saturday approved a restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme aimed at making rural local bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient. The decision was taken at a meeting of t ... read..


MHA projects budgetary requirement over 3.5 lakh Cr for 2020-25
New Delhi | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has projected budgetary requirement of more than 3.5 lakh crore for the period of 2020-2025 to the 15th Finance Commission for internal security, Central Armed Police Forces, police modernisation, border security, di ... read..


NIA files chargesheet against 4 in ISIS Valapattanam Case
New Delhi | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a chargesheet against four person in ISIS Valapattanam Case at NIA special court, Ernakulam (Kerala). The four accused namely Midlaj, Abdul Razak, Hamsa UK, Abdul Khayum are resident of Kunnue in Kerala and a ... read..


Zimbabwean women held with drugs worth 35 lakhs at Delhi Airport
New Delhi | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) apprehended a women passenger of Zimbabwe with narcotic drugs at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on Friday, an official release stated here on Saturday. Around 2347 hrs, a women passenger, identified ... read..


All India Police Judo Championship: SSB tops table with 28 gold medals
New Delhi | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
With a total of 49 medals including 28 gold, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) topped the table in the 2nd All India Police Judo Cluster Championship Cluster that included Gymnastics,Wushu Taekwondo and Judo involving 1114 players from all CAPFs and sate police ... read..


14 kids selected for intensive Badminton training
Hyderabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
IDBI Federal Life Insurance on Saturday announced the selection of fourteen young Badminton players under the IDBI Federal Quest for Excellence Young Champs programme. The Young Champs will undergo intensive training at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton A ... read..


CPI (M) demands immediate passage of Women's Reservation Bill
Hyderabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
The 22nd Congress of the CPI(M) on Saturday demanded that the BJP-led Government at the Centre should pass the legislation providing reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies. In a resolution adopted on the penultimate day of the C ... read..


Unnao rape: BJP MLA involved in lodging 'fake' FIRs against victim's uncle: CBI
Lucknow | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
In a new development, Central Bureau of Investigation has found that Unnao rape accused Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has used his henchmen to frame fake cases against the uncle of the victim just after she handed over an application accusing the ... read..


Kings XI Punjab beat KKR by 9 wickets in rain marred play at Eden Gardens
Kolkata | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by D/L method in rain marred VIVO IPL match at Eden Gardens here today, for the first time against the host since 2013. Reduced to 13 overs batting for Kings XI Punjab and target was set for 125 runs under ... read..


Kings XI Pinjab wins by 9 wickets at Eden Gardens
Kolkata | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Following is the final scorecard of VIVO IPL Twenty20 match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) played at Eden Gardens here on Saturday. Kings XI Punjab Innings: KL Rahul c Curran b Narine 60 CH Gayle no ... read..


Nagaland Governor asks retired dialect teachers to join varsities
Kohima Apr 21 | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Nagaland Governor P B has appealed to the people of the state, especially retired teachers or persons, who can teach two or more local dialects to come forward for to be a part of the North East Department and Chair of different Universities in the countr ... read..


Power demand for Nagaland stands at 150 MW per day, says CE
Kohima Apr 21 | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Nagaland Chief Engineer of Power Department Rokozhalie Angami has said that the current peak demand for electricity in Nagaland stands at around 150 MW, the demand is expected to touch 400 MW by the year 2025, representing 'a big challenge' to the Power d ... read..


Huge consignment of liquor seized from litchi orchard
Muzaffarpur | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Police seized huge consignment of foreign liquor from a litchi orchard at Patiyas village under Ahiyapur police station area in the district today. Police said here that 150 cartons of foreign liquor were seized when the consignment was being offloaded ... read..


Father kills his one and half year old son in Bihar
Supaul | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
A person killed his one and half year old son by slitting open his throat and injured his wife at Ratauli village under Pipra police station area in the district today. Police said here that one Ram Kumar Mandal slit open throat of his son Satyam with a ... read..


Goods train hit a female elephant crossing the track
Dhenkanal | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Close on the heels of the tragic death of four elephants in a train accident in Jharsuguda, another elephant was hit by a running train in Dhenkanal on Saturday. A 20 year old female elephant sustained leg injury when a coal laden train hit the right ... read..


Odisha HC CJ asks junior lawyers to stay in courts
Angul | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Orissa High court Chief justice Vineet Saran on Saturday advised junior lawyers to stay in courts to achieve success even if they do not have cases with them. Inaugurating the new court complex of Angul here , the Chief Justice said "Junior lawy ... read..


Mah CM releases biography on cooperative doyen Balasaheb Pawar
Aurangabad | Saturday, Apr 21 2018 IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday lauded the contribution of late cooperative doyen Balasaheb Pawar in all the fields during his life. He was speaking after releasing the biography on the life of late Pawar titled 'Nitidhurandar - ... read..


Karnataka BJP MP Sreeramulu contesting assembly polls
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST
BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Karnataka's Ballari, B. Sreeramulu on Saturday filed his nomination papers to contest the May 12 assembly elections from Molakamuru seat in Chitradurga district. ... read..


Amarinder welcomes death penalty for rape of minors
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday hailed the Central government's ordinance paving the way for death penalty in cases of rape of minors. ... read..


JNU Engineering school set to open in July
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to open its new engineering college in July this year with 50 seats, which will be increased later, a varsity official said on Saturday. ... read..


Naidu 'unhappy' over publicity for impeachment motion details
New Delhi | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is examining an impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, is learnt to have asked the Secretariat of the upper house of Parliament to see if there is a precedent on opposition members giving ... read..


Heatwave conditions in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Heatwave conditions prevailed in Odisha with 12 places recording maximum temperatures above 40 degree Celsius on Saturday, the met department said. ... read..


Gandhi family loyalist in Rae Bareli joins BJP
Lucknow | Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Dinesh Pratap Singh, a confidante of former Congress President and Rae Bareli MP Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of party chief Amit Shah. His younger brother and Zila Panchayat Chairman Avdhesh Singh also joined the BJP. ... read..


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