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Iqbal Mirchi's close aide Rinku Deshpande sent to ED custody
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 6:41:40 PM IST
A special court here on Wednesday sent Rinku Deshpande, a close aide of gangster Iqbal Mirchi, to the custody of Enforcement Directorate (ED) till October 25 in connection with an alleged land deal case. ... read..


IAF chief leaves for Oman to witness joint exercise -- 'Eastern Bridge'
General News | October 23, 2019 6:41:38 PM IST
Chief of Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday left for Oman on an official visit to witness the ongoing Indo-Oman Joint Exercise -- Eastern Bridge -- between the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) and the Indian Air Force at RAF ... read..


CBI registers FIR against ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat over alleged horse-trading
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 6:41:34 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed an FIR against former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat for allegedly trying to indulge in horse-trading in 2016, which was caught on video, officials said on Wednesday. ... read..


Delhi's snatcher gang wanted in 90 cases busted (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:15 PM IST
A gang of notorious snatchers were nabbed from the heart of the national capital as the Delhi Police carried out an early morning encounter in the Connaught Place area. One of the gang members is still at large. ... read..


RSS chief's 5-day workshop for saffron outfits in Haridwar from Oct 30
Dehradun | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:15 PM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will conduct a five-day workshop of organisation heads of all saffron outfits at Haridwar's Premnagar Ashram from October 30. ... read..


Increase in MSP, merger of MTNL with BSNL among major decisions of cabinet
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 6:11:50 PM IST
The union cabinet on Wednesday took five major decisions including ownership rights to 40 lakh people living in unauthorised colonies in Delhi, reform in petroleum sector, cadre review of ITBP officers, merger of MTNL with BSNL and increase in MSP of rabi ... read..


IIT Bhubaneswar student dies after falling from hostel building
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | October 23, 2019 6:11:49 PM IST
A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has died after allegedly falling from the second or third floor of the hostel building. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh: Farmers in distress following heavy rainfall
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 6:11:42 PM IST
Following heavy rainfall in the state, the farmers here on Wednesday were distressed as waterlogging destroyed the agricultural crops. ... read..


Kerala Cabinet decides to reduce fines under MV act
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 23, 2019 6:11:41 PM IST
The state cabinet on Wednesday has decided to reduce fines for certain offences which were hiked by the Centre under the new Motor Vehicle Act. ... read..


Union Cabinet decides to confer ownership rights to 40 lakh residents of Delhi's unauthorised colonies
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 6:11:36 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to confer ownership rights to 40 lakh people living in unauthorised colonies in the national capital city. ... read..


Nitish Kumar vouches for full statehood for Delhi
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 6:11:34 PM IST
As his party, Janata Dal (United) gears for the elections scheduled for 2020 in Delhi, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday vouched for granting full statehood to the national capital. ... read..


Discussed development of roads, national highways with Gadkari, says Chhattisgarh CM Baghel
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:41:52 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday said that he has discussed the development of roads and highways in the state with Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari. ... read..


Centre approves merger of MTNL with BSNL
General News | October 23, 2019 5:41:50 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved merger of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). ... read..


Vice President Naidu meets India's Ambassador designate to Panama
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:41:49 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday met Upender Singh Rawat, Ambassador of India designate to Panama. ... read..


Maradu flat builder surrenders before Kerala court, sent to custody
Kochi (Kerala) | October 23, 2019 5:41:47 PM IST
Paul Raj, the director of one of the four apartment complexes allegedly built in Maradu in violation of the Coastal Act, on Wednesday surrendered before a Kerala court. ... read..


AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel approaches Delhi HC seeking bail
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:41:43 PM IST
Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland case, on Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court, seeking bail in the cases filed against him by CBI and ED in connection with Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal. ... read..


Karnataka: Woman confronts Siddaramaiah for lack of relief measures for flood victims
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2019 5:41:36 PM IST
Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's visit to flood-affected areas on Wednesday was briefly disrupted when an elderlly woman confronted him for lack of relief measures for flood victims. ... read..


MoS G Kishan Reddy completes review of law and order situation in north east states
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 23, 2019 5:41:35 PM IST
G Kishan Reddy, the Minister of State for Home Affairs on Wednesday completed his first review of the law and order situation in the northeastern states as a part of the 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra'. ... read..


Justice Mishra to stay on bench hearing Land Acquisition Act case
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:16 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea seeking recusal of Justice Arun Mishra from its five-judge Constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act case. ... read..


Amid students' protest, Jamia's faculty of architecture says no collaboration with Israel
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:11:44 PM IST
Amid protest by students over participation in the Global Health Zenith Confluence held at Jamia Milia Islamia University earlier this month, the Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics has said there was no official collaboration with Israel and the invitat ... read..


PIL in SC against Jet Airways for failing to refund fares
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 5:11:38 PM IST
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed before the Supreme Court seeking a direction against Jet Airways for its alleged failure to refund the air-fares to its passengers after it halted operations is likely to be heard on October 25. ... read..


Priyanka Gandhi Vadra a 'Twitter waali neta': UP Deputy CM
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 5:11:33 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Wednesday slammed Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by calling her a 'Twitter wali neta' (Twitter politician). ... read..


Houses built by K'taka govt in Gadag develop cracks, crumble
Gadag (Karnataka) | October 23, 2019 4:41:48 PM IST
Several women residing in Gadag city of Karnataka are in a panic as their houses allotted by the state government have been damaged due to relentless rains. ... read..


Sonia to hold meeting with senior party leaders over NRC on Oct 25
General News | October 23, 2019 4:41:46 PM IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi will deliberate upon the issue of National Register of Citizens (NRC) with senior party leaders on October 25, said party sources on Wednesday. ... read..


Devendra Fadnavis along with wife visits Kedarnath temple
Kedarnath (Uttarakhand) | October 23, 2019 4:41:44 PM IST
A day after polling for the Maharashtra Assembly elections concluded, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with his wife visited the Kedarnath temple here to offer prayers to Lord Shiva. ... read..


PMC bank scam: Worried over son-in laws's money stuck in bank, woman dies of heart attack
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 4:41:42 PM IST
One more death has been reported ever since the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC) scam was unearthed. ... read..


Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: Two accused sent to transit remand
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | October 23, 2019 4:41:39 PM IST
An Ahmedabad court on Wednesday granted 72 hours transit remand of two accused who were arrested in connection with the killing of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari. ... read..


God willing, I will be well soon: Rober Vadra
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 4:41:37 PM IST
Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Wednesday revealed that his health is better. ... read..


Zero fatality in Indian Railways since April 1 this year: Piyush Goyal
Stockholm | October 23, 2019 4:41:35 PM IST
No casualties have been reported in railway-related accidents since April 1 this year, said Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal. ... read..


Sonia Gandhi visits Tihar Jail to meet D.K. Shivakumar
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday morning visited party leader D.K. Shivakumar at the Tihar Jail here. She was accompanied by party General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal. ... read..


Encounter in Delhi, snatcher gang busted
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Sounds of gun shots broke the silence of early Wednesday morning in the heart of the national capital as the Delhi Police nabbed a group of snatchers from the Connaught Place area. ... read..


We will hold key to forming new government in Haryana, says JJP spokesperson Prateek Som
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 4:12:07 PM IST
Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) will hold the key to forming the new government in Haryana, said its spokesperson Prateek Som here on Wednesday. ... read..


I see great partnership in energy sector between India, Russia: Pradhan
Vladivostok | October 23, 2019 4:12:04 PM IST
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said he sees a great partnership in the energy sector between India and Russia. ... read..


I've ruled out privatisation of Indian Railways: Piyush Goyal
Stockholm | October 23, 2019 4:12:03 PM IST
Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal said that he has ruled out the privatisation of Indian Railways, but he believes in large investments in it. ... read..


MK Alagiri appears before court in land grab case, hearing adjourned
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | October 23, 2019 4:12:01 PM IST
Former Union minister M K Alagiri on Wednesday appeared before a district court in Madurai in connection with an alleged land grab case. ... read..


SC judge Justice Arun Mishra refuses to recuse from hearing land acquisition case
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 4:11:59 PM IST
Supreme Court judge, Justice Arun Mishra, on Wednesday refused to recuse himself from heading a Constitution Bench re-examining his own judgment relating to provisions of compensation in the 2013 Land Acquisition Act. ... read..


Congress to appoint new chief in Madhya Pradesh soon
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 4:11:56 PM IST
The Congress is expected to announce its Madhya Pradesh unit chief soon with Chief Minister Kamal Nath holding the post at present, sources said. ... read..


Tejashwi slams Nitish Kumar over law and order situation in Bihar
Patna (Bihar) | October 23, 2019 4:11:52 PM IST
Days after the government released National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) report citing 2017 crime statistics, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the law and order condition in the state. ... read..


J-K: Indian Army destroys two missile shells fired by Pakistani forces in Poonch
Poonch (Jammu Kashmir) | October 23, 2019 4:11:49 PM IST
Two missile shells fired by Pakistani forces were destroyed by the Indian Army in a forward village near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch on Tuesday. ... read..


Protest continue in Bengaluru's Amrita Engineering College over suicide of 4th year student
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2019 4:11:42 PM IST
Scores of students studying at the Amrita School of Engineering continued their protest against the death of Harsha, a 4th year engineering student. ... read..


UP govt to spend Rs 133 cr on Deepotsav, now a state event
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The much-publicised 'Deepotsav' in Ayodhya later this week will now be an official function and the Uttar Pradesh government will bear the entire expenses of the event. A decision to this effect has been taken by the state Cabinet. ... read..


Lawyers teach cops a lesson on traffic rules
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Policemen who themselves flout traffic rules, got a taste of their own medicine when a group of lawyers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district deflated the tyres of their vehicles. The lawyers also took away the keys of some of the vehicles. ... read..


Ayodhya: 'Sundar Kand' recital to ensure favourable verdict
Prayagraj | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
As the date for the verdict on the Ayodhya title dispute inches closer, saints and seers have held a recitation of the 'Sunder Kand' from "Ram Charit Manas" at a temple here on the banks of Sangam in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


CISF jawan poisons wife, attempts suicide
Aligarh | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
A CISF jawan attempted suicide after allegedly poisoning his wife to death on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district. ... read..


BJP MLA accuses AMU of removing party flag from car
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Dalbir Singh has accused the staff at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) of removing the party flag from his vehicle when it entered the university campus on Tuesday. ... read..


Softbank takes control of WeWork, invests fresh $5bn
New York | Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Japan-based tech giant Softbank has infused $5 billion in new financing into the struggling co-sharing workspace company WeWork. ... read..


Delhi: Police arrest two snatchers involved in chain-snatching incident in Rohini
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:44 PM IST
Police on Wednesday arrested the two snatchers in connection with the chain-snatching incident in Delhi's Rohini. ... read..


Court takes cognisance of NIA charge-sheet against separatist leaders in terror funding case
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:43 PM IST
A special court here on Wednesday took cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against five persons including Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik in a terror funding case for raising funds th ... read..


Want to assure nation that borders are secure: ITBP DG
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:40 PM IST
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Director General (DG) SS Deswal on Wednesday assured the people of the country that the borders are secure. ... read..


Congress to observe 35th death anniversary of Indira Gandhi with emphasis on national integration
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:38 PM IST
The Congress party has decided to observe the 35th death anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in a "befitting manner" with emphasis on national integration on October 31. ... read..


UP: Police personnel fail to fire tear gas shells during riot-control mock drill in Ballia
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 3:41:37 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday faced an embarrassment when a riot-control mock drill did not go as planned. ... read..


Sonia to hold meeting with members of Congress think tank group on Oct 25
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:41:34 PM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to hold a meeting with the members of the Congress think tank group at her residence in New Delhi on October 25. ... read..


Tiwari's killers went to Bareilly after Lucknow murder
Bareilly | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
The cleric who was arrested from Bareilly by the Anti-Terror Squad of Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari's murder, has confessed that the accused killers had visited him. ... read..


Hate posts: 32 FIRS registered in 72 hrs in UP
Lucknow | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
Thirty two FIRs have been registered in the past 72 hours in Uttar Pradesh related to hate posts on the social media, following the murder of Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari. ... read..


Is Dushyant Chautala rising force in Haryana?
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
Is Dushyant the rising force in Haryana among the politically diminished Chautala clan of former Deputy Prime Minister Devi Lals state party Indian National Lok Dal (INLD)? ... read..


Maha-results: Opposition - hurling into a black hole?
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
As the EVMs begin to show their vote-count on October 24, Maharashtras Opposition parties are in trepidation as a cacophony of exit polls have predicted an easy victory for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine. ... read..


Nationalist politics seems to have worked again for BJP in Haryana
Chandigarh | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
The BJP, which is predicted by most Exit Polls to retain power in Haryana with a brute majority, seems to have reaped benefits by playing up the nationalist issues besides being helped by divisions in Congress and partition of Indian National Lok Dal (INL ... read..


Officials in K'taka asked to resume relief work in flood-affected areas
Karnataka | October 23, 2019 3:11:42 PM IST
The district health officers (DHOs) of flood-hit Karnataka were asked to undertake relief measures which were adopted during the recent floods that wreaked havoc in the state earlier this year. ... read..


Issues of Vidhan Sabha are different: Sanjay Raut on drop in polling pc in Maharashtra elections
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
As the polling percentage dropped in both Haryana and Maharashtra compared to the last Assembly polls, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said political parties do not address the "real issues" which are there in the mind of people. ... read..


Delhi HC grants bail to D K Shivakumar in money laundering case
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:11:35 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar in connection with an alleged money laundering case. ... read..


Delhi couple found dead at their rented house
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 3:11:34 PM IST
A couple was found dead at their rented house in Pul Prahlad Pur area here on Tuesday, said Chinmay Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) South East. ... read..


Maha-results: Opposition in gloom as Lotus set to bloom
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:06 PM IST
After the Maharashtra Assembly elections got over on Monday, more than half a dozen exit poll surveys have predicted a decisive return for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine and a near-total rout for the Opposition Congress-Nationalist Co ... read..


Over 13 people, 150 animals killed in 6 days in K'taka floods
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
The human death toll due to floods in Karnataka has reached 13 on Wednesday revealing the extent of devastation left by the relentless downpour and floods that lashed the state since October 18 till today. ... read..


Stockholm: Piyush Goyal meets Sweden's Business minister, says Swedish interested to work in India
Stockholm | October 23, 2019 2:41:34 PM IST
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday met Sweden's Minister for Business, Industry, and Innovation, Ibrahim Baylan and said that the Swedish are "very interested" in India's transport and energy sector. ... read..


Varsity administration is curtailing our democratic rights: Jamia students
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 2:11:45 PM IST
A day after the students of Jamia Milia Islamia University filed a police complaint alleging that some people attacked them on university administration's direction on Tuesday, the students on Wednesday alleged that the varsity is attempting to curtail th ... read..


Bengaluru: Youth Congress holds protest against govt over K'taka flood
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2019 2:11:38 PM IST
Youth Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest in Bengaluru's Maurya circle against the central government and the state government over Karnataka flood situation. ... read..


Mayawati questions law and order condition in UP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 2:11:34 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) national president Mayawati on Wednesday questioned the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


More time on electronic gadgets may propel high caffeine intake!
Washington D.C. | October 23, 2019 1:41:46 PM IST
Ever wondered if being a couch potato and spending more time on electronic gadgets affects your caffeine intake? If yes, then here's the answer! ... read..


Kerala nun case: Victim accuses Franco Mulakkal of harassment
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 23, 2019 1:41:40 PM IST
The nun, who had accused former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal of rape, has lodged a complaint with the Kerala Women's Commission alleging mental harassment by Mulakkal and his supporters. ... read..


Delhi: Jamia University students allege they were attacked on varsity administration's direction
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 1:41:38 PM IST
Jamia Millia Islamia University students have filed a complaint with the police alleging that they were attacked by some people on the instructions of the university administration on Tuesday when they were protesting against a notice issued to five stude ... read..


SC refuses urgent hearing into plea seeking resumption of Goa airport construction
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 1:41:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to set up a bench to urgently hear a petition filed by the Goa government seeking resumption of construction work of a new international airport in the state. ... read..


Former K'taka CM Siddaramaiah takes stock of damage due to floods in Badami
(Badami) Karnataka | October 23, 2019 1:11:42 PM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday visited Badami town to take the stock of the damage due to floods. ... read..


Congress extends supports to DK Shivakumar
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is currently lodged in Tihar Jail for alleged involvement in a money laundering case, has received party's support which dubbed formers' arrest as "vendetta politics". ... read..


SC refuses urgent hearing into Noida Sunburn festival's plea against ban of loud music
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 1:11:37 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to give an urgent hearing to a plea filed by the organizers of the Noida Sunburn festival challenging the order of the Allahabad High Court which has levied a ban on speakers and DJs between 5 pm to 9 pm. ... read..


Jharkhand: Six opposition MLAs join BJP ahead of assembly elections
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | October 23, 2019 1:11:35 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming state Assembly elections, six MLAs from opposition parties joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday here. ... read..


Terrorist group AGH has been wiped out, says J-K DGP
Srinagar (Jammu Kashmir) | October 23, 2019 1:11:32 PM IST
A day after terrorist Zakir Musa's successor Abdul Hameed Lelhari was killed in Awantipora encounter on Tuesday, Jammu Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on Wednesday said Ansar Ghazwat-ul Hind group (AGH) has been wiped out. ... read..


Trains to get WiFi service, says Piyush Goyal
By Shailesh Yadav

Stockholm | October 23, 2019 12:41:48 PM IST
Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said that the central government is planning to provide WiFi service inside trains in the next four to four-and-a-half years. ... read..


Maharashtra: 2 held with 39 crude bombs in Kolhapur
Kolhapur (Maharashtra) | October 23, 2019 12:41:39 PM IST
Kolhapur police on Wednesday arrested two people for allegedly possessing 39 crude bombs and some explosive materials. ... read..


Kamlesh Tiwari stabbed 15 times, shot by bullet once: Postmortem report
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 12:41:35 PM IST
Hindu Samaj Party leader Kamlesh Tiwari was stabbed 15 times and shot once in his head, according to the postmortem report. ... read..


Other accused enlarged on bail, says Chidambaram seeking bail in ED case
By Sushil Batra

New Delhi | October 23, 2019 12:41:34 PM IST
Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday moved a bail petition in the INX Media money laundering case asserting that all the other accused in the matter have been granted bail. ... read..


Imphal police tightens noose on drug-peddlers
(Imphal) Manipur | October 23, 2019 12:11:40 PM IST
Thoubal District Police has arrested three drug peddlers from Lilong Dam Makha area on Wednesday. ... read..


P Chidambaram seeks bail in INX Media money laundering case
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 12:11:35 PM IST
Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail in the INX Media money laundering case. ... read..


Kerala nun rape case: Franco Mulakkal summoned by court on Nov 11
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | October 23, 2019 1:41:33 PM IST
Former Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, has been summoned by a court in Kerala's Kottayam on November 11. ... read..


Delhi pollution level reduces slightly as air quality improves
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 11:41:44 AM IST
The national capital and its adjoining areas witnessed some improvement in the air pollution levels on Wednesday as the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 211 in the morning. ... read..


ED issues notice to Cong leader in connection with money-laundering case against DK Shivkumar
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 11:41:41 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday issued a notice to Congress leader Vijay Mulgund in connection with the money laundering case against DK Shivakumar, asking him to join the investigation today. ... read..


PIL seeks directions to link social media accounts with Aadhaar to control fake news
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 11:41:34 AM IST
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Centre to take appropriate steps to link social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN, voter ID card or any other identification proof to weed out fake and dupli ... read..


Sonia Gandhi meets Shivakumar at the Tihar Jail, extends party support
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 11:11:42 AM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday met party leader DK Shivakumar at the Tihar Jail here. ... read..


Burst green firecrackers between 8 pm - 10 pm: UP govt issues advisory ahead of Diwali
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 23, 2019 11:11:34 AM IST
Keeping in mind the Supreme Court verdict, Uttar Pradesh government has issued a notification permitting the bursting of lesser pollution-causing green firecrackers only between 8 pm to 10 pm on the occasion of Diwali. ... read..


Delhi Police fail the crime test (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
The Delhi Police might be the best in the country in terms of staffing, infrastructure and use of budget, but when it comes to controlling crime, all that fade into disappointment. ... read..


Rajasthan promises free air travel to meritorious students
Jaipur | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
The meritorious students of government schools in Rajasthan would be rewarded with one free air travel, once they topped the class X and XII board examinations. ... read..


Karnataka HC directs workers to call off strike: HAL
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed workers of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Ltd to call off their indefinite strike, which entered the ninth day. ... read..


52 kg plastic waste, syringes, coins found in cow's stomach
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
Doctors at the Madras Veterinary Hospital here removed 52 kg plastic waste, syringe needles, nails, aluminium foil used for packing food and coins from the stomach of a six-year-old cow, said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami. ... read..


ED attaches assets worth Rs 2.89 cr of EPFO officer
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it has attached assets worth Rs 2.89 crore of an Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner in connection with its probe into a money laundering case involving four officers of the Employees Provident Fund Organ ... read..


10 IAS officers transferred in major bureaucratic reshuffle (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
In a major administrative reshuffle, the Centre on Tuesday transferred and promoted 10 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, while upgrading the ranks of 13 others to the post of Special Secretary. ... read..


85 envoys, officials pay obeisance at Golden Temple
Amritsar | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
A total of 85 foreign envoys and high-level functionaries on Tuesday paid an obeisance at the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrine, as they attended celebrations to mark the upcoming 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh master. ... read..


10 IAS transferred/promoted in major bureaucratic reshuffle
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
In a major administrative reshuffle, the Centre on Tuesday transferred and promoted 10 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, while upgrading the ranks of 13 others to the post of Special Secretary. ... read..


IIT student dies after 'falling' from hostel roof in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
A student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bhubaneswar died after allegedly falling from the hostel roof, police said on Tuesday. ... read..


Dress like a typical Indian to get driving licence
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
Even though there is no dress code driving licence applicants, the men and women are advised to come in 'proper dress', said an official in a Regional Transport Office (RTO) here. ... read..


Andhra boat with trapped bodies retrieved from Godavari
Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
Thirty seven days after a private boat ferrying 77 persons sank in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, a search team on Tuesday retrieved the badly-mangled vessel with the highly-decomposed bodies. ... read..


Delhi: 3 boys apprehended for 'harassing' 16-year-old girl
New Delhi | October 23, 2019 10:41:41 AM IST
Three boys have been arrested after a complaint was filed by a 16-year-old girl regarding alleged harassment here. ... read..


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