Friday, February 21, 2020
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Everything in place for Trump's Gandhi Ashram visit: Police
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
During his Gujarat visit on February 24, US President Donald Trump would also visit the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati and the police have made adequate security arrangements, said Ajay Tomar, Special CP (Crime Branch), here on Thursday. ... read..


Air India suspends China, HK operations till June 30
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
National passenger carrier Air India has extended the suspension period for its Delhi-Shanghai and Delhi- Hong Kong services till June 30, owing to the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19). ... read..


Sanjay Hedge urges Shaheen Bagh protesters to come up with creative solutions to traffic situation
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 4:41:29 AM IST
Supreme Court-appointed mediator Sanjay Hegde on Thursday said he has urged protesters at Shaheen Bagh to come up with creative solutions to the traffic situation. ... read..


Girl admitted to hospital in Amroha after being thrashed by stepmother
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) | February 21, 2020 4:41:28 AM IST
A girl was admitted to a hospital here on Thursday after she was allegedly thrashed by her stepmother. ... read..


Rear Admiral Antony George assumes charge as Chief Staff Officer at Southern Naval Command
Kochi (Kerala) | February 21, 2020 4:41:25 AM IST
Rear Admiral Antony George on Thursday assumed charge as the Chief Staff Officer (Training) at Headquarters, Southern Naval Command. ... read..


On Maha Shivratri, Odisha artist creates miniature of 'Shiva Linga'
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 21, 2020 4:41:23 AM IST
Renowned miniature artist L Eswar Rao has crafted a miniature model of 'Shiva Linga' on a pencil nib and on the stone inside a small bottle on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. ... read..


No time to think, plan when Parliament was under attack: Delhi Police ex-chief
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
When the Parliament attack occurred on December 13, 2001, then Delhi Police Commissioner Ajay Raj Sharma reveals that he had no time to think and plan a counter-operation and just rushed towards the Parliament. ... read..


Elephant climbs narrow stairs, Twitterati amazed
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
A video of an elephant climbing narrow stairs has gone viral on the social media. ... read..


Bengaluru Police bust prostitution racket (Lead)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The Crime Branch of city police on Thursday busted a prostitution racket operating from an OYO service apartment, a police officer said. ... read..


All 406 inmates at ITBP quarantine facility have tested negative for coronavirus
Pune (Maharashtra) | February 21, 2020 4:11:24 AM IST
Samples of all Indian nationals, who were rescued from China and were quarantined at ITBP camp in Delhi, have tested negative for novel coronavirus. ... read..


Three held for fraudulently selling Gurugram plots
Gurugram | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Three persons, including a Faridabad resident woman, have been arrested by Gurugram police on the charge of selling Ansal Group's two residential plots in upscale Sushant Lok area by forging documents and posing as their owners, a police officer said on T ... read..


Goa museum to display Parrikar's memorabilia
Panaji | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's photographs and various personal articles, including slippers, will be displayed at an upcoming state museum in a renovated 17th century fort. ... read..


Vigilance raid on ex-Cong Minister in Kerala continues
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau's (VACB) raid on house of V.S. Sivakumar, senior Congress legislator and former Health Minister, based on a complaint about disproportionate assets, which began here on Thursday morning continued even after 10 hour ... read..


World Social Justice Day: 'Closing the inequalities gap'
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
On the occasion of UN World Day of Social Justice, Netizens across the globe joined hands to bat for equal rights and opportunities, and inclusive justice. ... read..


Rlwys partners with University of Birmingham for joint PG plan
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The Indian Railways on Thursday announced its partnership with the University of Birmingham for the Joint Master's programme in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration in academic year 2020-2021 by the National Rail Transportation Institute (NRTI). ... read..


2nd batch of Union ministers to visit J&K in April
Srinagar | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
A second batch of Union ministers will arrive in Jammu & Kashmir to take stock of the developmental projects and apprise people about the various Central schemes, sources said on Thursday. ... read..


2 held in Andhra Pradesh for blackmailing, extortion
West Godavari (Andhra Pradesh) | February 21, 2020 3:41:24 AM IST
Tadepalligudem Police have arrested two persons for allegedly extorting money by blackmailing people using their sexually explicit videos. ... read..


ED attaches Rs 26 lakh assets of 2 Maoist leaders
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday claimed to have attached Rs 26.06 lakh assets of two Maoist leaders in Bihar and Jharkhand under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA). ... read..


Modi, Shah can't always help, RSS cautions BJP
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
"A bad candidate cannot claim a premium just because the party he belongs to is good. An evil is an evil..." This commentary on BJP is not by any opposition leader but from within. ... read..


Patient plays violin during brain tumour surgery, Twitterati amazed
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
A video of a patient at King's College Hospital in London who can be seen playing the violin while surgeons operated on her brain to remove a tumour is doing rounds on the social media. ... read..


AEPC identifies top 10 product lines to enhance apparel exports
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 3:11:25 AM IST
A day after Textiles Minister Smriti Irani called on textile exporters to move into spaces vacated by China, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has identified top 10 product lines in four countries/ regions with major Chinese exports. ... read..


Amulya who raised 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan in Bengaluru denied bail
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 21, 2020 3:11:23 AM IST
Amulya, who raised 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan at an anti-CAA rally in Bengaluru was denied bail by a judicial magistrate here. ... read..


No-Bag Day on Saturdays for Rajasthan students
Jaipur | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday announced a 'No-Bag Day' on Saturdays for students of government schools across the state. ... read..


Kamal Nath questions Modi's claims on surgical strikes
Chhindwara (MP) | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday questioned the claims of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on surgical strikes and launched a fierce attack on former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for his "blatant lies and hunger for credit". ... read..


Vajpayee, Advani were unhappy over filing of match-fixing case: Delhi Police ex-chief
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Home Minister L.K. Advani were unhappy over registration of cricket match-fixing case in 2000 against then South African team captain Hansie Cronje and others but it was Cronje's confession that pacified th ... read..


Delhi HC allows Crime Branch to quiz Sanjeev Chawla in Tihar
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed the Delhi Police's Crime Branch to interrogate extradited cricket bookie Sanjeev Chawla inside the Tihar Jail. ... read..


SAP shuts India offices after swine flu hits 2 employees (Lead)
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, business software solutions major SAP India on Thursday said it has shut all its offices in the country for sanitisation after two of its employees were tested positive for swine flu (H1N1). ... read..


Confusion over Trump's Ashram visit (Lead)
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Two Tweets, one from the Ministry of External Affairs and the other from Ajay Tomar (Special Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch Ahmedabad) contradicting each other on Thursday created confusion about the possibility of the US President Donald Trump's vi ... read..


Punjab CM assures thorough probe into drug haul
Chandigarh | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said in the Assembly, here on Thursday, all the data, complaints and concerns regarding drugs networks, displayed by the members, would be forwarded for probe, launched following seizures made from senior Akali leader ... read..


Meet on tourism sector jobs for J&K youth
Jammu | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Rural Development Secretary Sheetal Nanda opened a conference on placement opportunities in the tourism & hospitality sector for J&K youth, here on Thursday. ... read..


Virus cases cross 75k, worries in Japan as cruise passengers come off
Hong Kong | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
As the number of coronavirus infections crossed the 75,000 mark, worries in Japan are escalating as passengers begin to disembark from quarantined cruise ship, Diamond Princess, in Yokohama. ... read..


Instal Lord Hanuman's big idol at Ayodhaya temple: AAP MLA
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
With the decks finally clear for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhaya in Uttar Pradesh, an Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Delhi on Thursday demanded installation of a huge idol of Lord Hanuman within the holy complex. ... read..


Tharoor backs Sandeep Dikshit over 'Congress facing leadership question' remark
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 2:41:28 AM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday made an appeal to the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to hold leadership elections to "energise" party workers. ... read..


JSP chief Pawan Kalyan donates Rs 1 cr for welfare of Army men
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 2:41:24 AM IST
Jana Sena Party (JSP) President Pawan Kalyan has called upon the people to extend support to the families of Army personnel, who were fighting restlessly for safeguarding the nation while handing over a donation of Rs 1 crore to Central Sainik Board. ... read..


Uddhav Thackeray to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 2:41:22 AM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Friday at her residence 10 Janpath, New Delhi. ... read..


Shiv Sena's stand not clear on CAA, NPR and NRC: Ashok Chavan
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 2:41:21 AM IST
Maharashtra minister and Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Thursday said that Shiv Sena's stand is not clear on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), adding that the issue will be ta ... read..


Northeast would be problem-free before 2024 polls: Amit Shah
Itanagar | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday promised to make all the northeastern states "problem free" before the 2024 general elections. ... read..


Nirbhaya case convict now moves EC against Delhi govt
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
One of the four convicts on death row in the Nirbhaya gang rape-murder case on Thursday moved the Election Commission of India to challenge the rejection of his mercy petition. ... read..


SC's no to plea on minority status based on state-wise population
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to examine a plea seeking to define the word 'minority' and insisting on framing guidelines to accord the minority status based on population of every state of a particular community. ... read..


Hindu Sena welcomes 'hero' Trump
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The head of fringe outfit Hindu Sena, who had earlier celebrated US President Donald Trump's birthday by cutting a cake for him, has welcomed his upcoming India tour, calling him a "hero". ... read..


Amit Shah to attend EZC meet in Odisha on Feb 28
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting here on February 28. Shah's two-day Odisha visit will begin on February 28. ... read..


COW nod to India plea on GIB, Asian elephant, Bengal Florican
Gandhinagar | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
The central government's proposal for inclusion of the Great Indian Bustard (GIB), Asian elephant and Bengal Florican in the appendix I of the 13th Conference Of the Parties (COP) to the Convention for Migratory Species of Animals (CMS) was on Thursday un ... read..


Mamata seeks Modi's intervention to get Rs 50,000 cr dues
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Expressing "deep concern" over the "steady reduction" of Central funds and inordinate delay in their release, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention to ensure her state receive ... read..


With new sets of CCTV footage, Jamia video war gets murkier
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
On Thursday, once again a number of CCTV camera footage of the Jamia Millia Islamia University emerged giving a fresh twist to the narrative of Jamia violence case, which showed the alleged rioters hurling stones at Delhi Police from inside the university ... read..


China hiding asymptomatic cases, epidemic bigger: Report
New York | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
In yet another report claiming that China may not be reporting actual figures in the Coronavirus ourbreak, scientists have questioned China's decision not to report symptom-free coronavirus cases and excluding those from the official list. ... read..


Mediators meet Shaheen Bagh protesters again, make no headway
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Senior Advocate Sanjay Hegde and lawyer Sadhana Ramachandran on Thursday met the Shaheen Bagh protesters for the second consecutive day on Thursday, though no headway seemed in sight to break the deadlock over reopening of the blocked stretch in south Del ... read..


Special sale of fish in J&K on Mahashivratri
Srinagar | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The Jammu & Kashmir government conducted a special sale of fish on the occasion of Mahashivratri festival in Srinagar. ... read..


CM, 3,000 artistes to welcome Trump during Agra visit
Lucknow | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
At least 3,000 artistes will present colourful cultural programmes to welcome US President Donald Trump in Agra, officials said on Thursday, adding that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will personally receive the visiting foreign dignitary. ... read..


Girish Nadda's Pushkar wedding to bring BJP-SAD closer
Chandigarh/New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
BJP President J.P. Nadda has found his son's wedding, due on February 24, as a perfect occasion to iron out differences that seem to have cropped up in the past few months in ties with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) over the contentious Citizenship Amendment A ... read..


Former Bank of Maha manager gets 10 years jail for fraud (Lead)
Pune | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
A special CBI court here has sentenced, to 10 years rigorous imprisonment, a former branch manager of the Bank of Maharashtra for causing a loss of Rs 2.56 crore to the bank. ... read..


309 applicants for one post; Gehlot promises 50,000 jobs
Jaipur | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
One post of constable and 309 applicants! It only reflects the grim unemployment scenario in the state. ... read..


All NE capitals will be connected by road, air by 2021: Shah
Itanagar | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Thursday that the capitals of all northeastern states would be connected with each other by road and air before 2021. ... read..


Ram Mandir: Modi invited for foundation stone laying
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Top members of Ram Mandir Trust tasked with overseeing preparations for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and invited him for 'bhoomi pujan' and foundation stone laying. ... read..


J&K govt directs double shifts for completing projects
Srinagar | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
The Jammu & Kashmir government has directed double shift work for completing languishing development projects in the Union Territory. ... read..


Kerala moves SC against giving T'puram airport ops to Adani
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
The Kerala Government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to hand over the operation and management of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to Adani Enterprises Ltd. ... read..


Former Pune bank manager gets 10 years jail for fraud
Pune | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A special CBI court here has sentenced, to 10 years rigorous imprisonment, a former branch manager of the Bank of Maharashtra for causing a loss of Rs 2.56 crore to the bank. ... read..


Several cars charred in fire at Kolkata Maruti service centre
Kolkata | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A number of cars were charred after a major fire broke out in a Maruti service centre in the eastern outskirts of the city on Thursday, police said. There were no reports of any casualty or injury. ... read..


YSRCP leader Roja faces Amaravati protestors' ire
Amaravati | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and legislator R. K. Roja on Thursday faced the ire of farmers protesting against decentralisation of the state capital. ... read..


Social activist Yogita Bhayana files plea in SC seeking to quash FIR in Bidar sedition case
New Delhi | February 21, 2020 1:11:24 AM IST
Social activist Yogita Bhayana on Thursday filed a PIL in the Supreme Court seeking to quash of the FIR registered against a school, teacher and widowed parent for a play critical of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) ... read..


What Amulya said is wrong: Father of girl who raised 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan at anti-CAA rally
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 21, 2020 1:11:21 AM IST
"What Amulya said is wrong. She was joined by some Muslims and was not listening to me," said the father of Amulya, who raised 'Pakistan zindabad' slogan at the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally in Bengaluru. ... read..


Move over Nehru-Gandhis, BJP govt paints the town saffron
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
An RTI query in 2012 revealed that 12 central and 52 state schemes, 28 sports tournaments and trophies, 19 stadiums, five airports and ports, 98 educational institutions, 51 awards, 15 fellowships, 15 national sanctuaries and parks, 39 hospitals and medic ... read..


Tamil Nadu to set up Protected Special Agriculture Zone
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly here on Thursday passed a Bill declaring the Cauvery delta region, comprising Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, some portions of Cuddalore and Pudukottai districts, as the Protected Special Agriculture Zone (PSAZ). ... read..


India founded on pillars of Gandhian nationalism: Congress
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Reacting to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's advice on Thursday to desist from use of the word 'nationalism' since it had connotations of 'Hitler and Nazism', the Congress said that India was founded on the pillars of Gandhian nationalism. ... read..


Tanwar files contempt plea in SC on Ravidas temple restoration
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Former Lok Sabha MP Ashok Tanwar on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against the Delhi Development Authority Vice Chairman and Delhi Chief Secretary for failing to implement the top court's 2019 directive for the restoration o ... read..


Rahul Gandhi2.0 likely in April
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi is set to return as party President in April, said party sources here in New Delhi on Thursday. ... read..


HC seeks Delhi govt's response on Manu Sharma's plea
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought the Arvind Kejriwal government's response on the 1999 Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma's plea for pre-mature release. He is serving life-term. ... read..


Congress slams Centre over crop insurance scheme
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Congress on Wednesday accused the Centre of shutting down the crop insurance scheme in a "surreptitious" manner by making it completely unimplementable after the Union cabinet decided that the government would reduce its share in the premium. ... read..


Taj Mahal to be closed for public on Feb 24 during Trump's visit
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | February 20, 2020 11:41:32 PM IST
The Taj Mahal will remain closed for the general public from 12 noon on February 24 during US President Donald Trump's visit next week. ... read..


Southern Army Commander welcomes SC verdict on permanent commission to women in Army
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 20, 2020 11:41:29 PM IST
Southern Army Commander Lt Gen CP Mohanty on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's judgment on Permanent Commission for women officers in the Indian Army, saying they have been part of the force for the past 30 years. ... read..


Airtel will pay dues before March 17, says Sunil Bharti Mittal
New Delhi | February 20, 2020 11:41:28 PM IST
Founder and chairman of Bharti Enterprises Sunil Bharti Mittal on Thursday assured the government that Airtel would comply with the Supreme Court order and pay the dues before March 17. ... read..


19 dead in bus accident in Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | February 20, 2020 11:41:26 PM IST
As many as 19 people who were traveling on a bus from Bangaluru to Ernakulam died after it collided with a truck here on Thursday. ... read..


Medical professionals should ensure no woman dies during pregnancy: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi | February 20, 2020 11:41:25 PM IST
Making a continuous effort to reduce the maternal mortality in India, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that medical professionals have to ensure that not a single woman in the country dies during pregnancy. ... read..


D Raja urges Left parties to protest against Donald Trump's visit
New Delhi | February 20, 2020 11:41:23 PM IST
Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary D Raja on Thursday urged all Left parties "to protest against the visit of American President Donald Trump" to India. ... read..


Better monitoring may help save lions in India
Dehradun | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
An alternative method of monitoring endangered lions in India can help improve estimates of their numbers and also in making informed conservation policy and management decisions. ... read..


Punjab may compensate farmers for setting up power towers
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said in the Assembly, here on Thursday, his government would soon come out with a policy on compensating farmers for the land used for setting up towers by the Punjab State Transmission Corporation (PSTCL). ... read..


12 trucks carrying illegal 'Burmese supari' seized in Assam
Silchar | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Assam forest officials have seized 12 trucks carrying around 120 tons of illegal 'Burmese supari' (betel nuts from Myanmar) from Dima Hasao district in the state's southern part, officials said on Thursday. ... read..


Facing racial jibes, Nagaland girl seeks refuge in TISS hostel
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
In a bizarre development, a tribal student from Nagaland has decided to stay put on the campus of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) after fearing racial jibes at her suburban Mumbai home. ... read..


Sharjeel Imam sent to 4-day police remand
Guwahati (Assam) | February 20, 2020 11:11:35 PM IST
Sharjeel Imam, who allegedly raised the 'cut-off Assam' slogan recently, was sent to 4-day police remand by a local court here on Thursday. ... read..


Security concerns restrict Indian organisations from adopting public cloud: Barracuda report
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 20, 2020 11:11:33 PM IST
In the age of ever-rising cyber threats, Indian organisations are treading carefully when it comes to adopting the public cloud. ... read..


Vice President springs a surprise by speaking in 22 languages
New Delhi | February 20, 2020 11:11:32 PM IST
Highlighting the importance of preserving, protecting and promoting Indian languages, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday spoke in 22 languages at an event held here to mark the International Mother Language Day. ... read..


AAP govt expedite opening of new Mohalla Clinics
New Delhi | February 20, 2020 11:11:30 PM IST
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday conducted a high-level review meeting and directed the health department officials to expedite work related to the opening of new Mohalla Clinics. ... read..


BJP worker files complaint against Waris Pathan in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) | February 20, 2020 11:11:29 PM IST
Parimal Deshpande, a BJP worker from Pune on Thursday filed a written complaint at Deccan Police Station against AIMIM leader Waris Pathan. ... read..


J&K Students Association demand arrest of Siddalinga Swami for 'provocative' statement
Dehradun(Uttarakhand) | February 20, 2020 11:11:23 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Students Association in Dehradun have demanded immediate arrest of Siddalinga Swami, Secretary of Sri Ram Sena, for his statement that tongues of three Kashmiri students should be chopped off for saying "Pakistan Zindabad". ... read..


19 died in bus accident in Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | February 20, 2020 11:11:21 PM IST
As many as 19 people who were traveling on a bus from Bangaluru to Ernakulam died after it collided with a truck here on Thursday. ... read..


As SC stays death warrant in Surat case, questions persist over Nirbhaya case delay (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Amid public outcry over the delay in execution of death penalty given to four convicts in Nirbhaya case, the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the death warrant issued by a Gujarat court in the execution of a 22-year-old man convicted in the rape and murde ... read..


5 killed in tragic road accident in J&K
Jammu | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
At least five people were killed in a road accident at Gagwal on the Jammu-Pathankot National Highway on Thursday, officials said. ... read..


Kerala HC calls for files pertaining to missing cartridges
Kochi | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Thursday asked the production of all files related to the missing cartridges of the Kerala Police. ... read..


26 killed in two road accidents in Tamil Nadu (Lead)
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
At least 26 people were killed in two separate road accidents in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, police said. ... read..


Political storm over torture of Dalit youths in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
A viral video showing two Dalit youths in Rajasthan being beaten and tortured and a screwdriver being inserted into the rectum of one of the victims, has snowballed into a political controversy as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked the state g ... read..


Punjab & Haryana HC judge humours counsel, adjourns case over 'bad mood' request
Chandigarh | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
A single judge bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has brought on record an unusual request by a counsel, who wished for a case to be adjourned, as he apprehended the court to be in "bad mood that might adversely affect" the matter. ... read..


Cong uses Goyal's 'mini-Portugal' comment to attack Goa CM
Panaji | Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Union Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal's comment last week about creating a "mini-Portugal" in Goa, made at a business conclave in Mumbai attended by Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has now found political currency. ... read..


Haryana to set up Atal Kisan Majdoor canteens
Chandigarh (Haryana) | February 20, 2020 10:41:30 PM IST
Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Thursday said that Atal Kisan -Majdoor canteens would be established in the 'mandis' and sugar mills of the state to provide affordable, cheap meals to farmers and labourers at concessional rate of Rs 10 per plate ... read..


Maha govt to soon implement Disha Act , says Anil Deshmukh
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | February 20, 2020 10:41:29 PM IST
Hailing the Disha Act implemented by the Andhra Pradesh government recently, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday said that Uddhav Thackeray-led coalition government is also planning to enact the same law for women safety. ... read..


2 SAP employees tested positive for H1N1 virus in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 20, 2020 10:41:27 PM IST
Two SAP India employees based in RMZ Ecoworld office here were tested positive for swine flu (H1N1). ... read..


Catholic Association of Goa appeals people to attend meeting against CAA, NPR, NRC
Panaji(Goa) | February 20, 2020 10:41:26 PM IST
The Catholic Association of Goa on Thursday urged people to attend meeting against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and National Population Register (NPR) scheduled to be held on February 21 in Panaji. ... read..


Endangered species from India- Great Indian Bustard, Asiatic Elephant, Bengal Florican now in global protection list
By Joymala Bagchi

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | February 20, 2020 10:41:21 PM IST
The Great Indian Bustard (GIB), once found in thousands and facing extinction, was on Thursday successfully enlisted into the global list of migratory species at the ongoing Conference of Parties (COP13) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory ... read..


Police officials, kin rescued after boat capsizes in Bhopal
Bhopal | Thursday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Several senior Madhya Pradesh Police officers and their family members, including the DGP's wife, had a providential escape after a boat they were riding in capsized in a lake here on Thursday. ... read..


No intention to remove Art 371: Amit Shah
Itanagar | Thursday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday assured that the Central government has no intention to remove Article 371 which provides special powers to the northeast, and warned that those trying to spread rumours will not succeed in their attempts. ... read..


SC stays Karnataka HC's non-bailable warrant against DGP
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Karnataka High Court order, issuing a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against state Director General of Police for not showing up to give explanation in a transfer case of a Deputy Superintendent of Police, who has clai ... read..


Jamia videos: 10 students record statements before Delhi Police
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Thursday recorded statements of 10 students of the Jamia Millia Islamia in connection with videos of alleged police brutality inside the varsity campus on December 15. ... read..


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