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Samsung announces deals on Galaxy Note10, S10 Series
Gurugram | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung on Friday announced deals on its popular smartphones Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy S10 lineup in India. The offers on both smartphones will be valid until October 31, 2019. ... read..


Workers in Delhi to get revised minimum wages before Diwali
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
A day after the Supreme Court upheld the Delhi government's March 2017 notification on higher minimum wages, Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said a meeting had been called on October 21 to implement the revised minimum wages before Diwali. ... read..


Rs 3.5 lakh crore will be invested for water in next 5 years: PM Modi
Hisar (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 5:41:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government would invest Rs 3.5 lakh crore in 5 years to cater to the need of water for drinking and irrigation purposes. ... read..


No school will be shut, assures Delhi Education Minister
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said his government believes in opening schools and not shutting them as he met representatives of non-recognised private schools here and assured them that the Municipal Corporation will not be allowed to ... read..


After 9 toss-loss, Faf settles for proxy coin flipper in Ranchi
Ranchi | Friday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Having already lost the three-Test series against India, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis is leaving no stones unturned to make sure that they end what has been a disappointing tour on a high. ... read..


Indian-American killed 4 relatives within 1 week
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
An Indian-American man, who is facing charges for the murder of four of his relatives, killed them in a span of one week, according to court documents. ... read..


ECI replaces Ambala expenditure observer three days before polling
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 5:11:34 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday replaced the Expenditure Observer (EO) of Ambala, saying that his overall performance has not been found to be satisfactory. ... read..


Hyderabad: Advocates extend support to the striking TSRTC employees
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 18, 2019 5:11:32 PM IST
Advocates extended their support to the ongoing agitation by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees and took out a rally and burnt the effigy of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, at Nampally Criminal Court, on Friday. ... read..


TikTok 'poaching' Facebook employees right in its backyard
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Chinese short-video making platform TikTok is reportedly poaching Facebook employees and has moved into an office space in Mountain View, California that used to be frequented by WhatsApp workers before it was acquired by the social networking giant in 20 ... read..


SC orders transfer of NRC state coordinator to Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered inter-cadre transfer of NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela to Madhya Pradesh on deputation. ... read..


Facebook now 'fifth estate', take it seriously: Mark Zuckerberg
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
A defiant Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has stressed that his platform has now become a 'Fifth Estate' in the world alongside traditional news media and people no longer have to rely on traditional gatekeepers in politics or media to make their voices hear ... read..


Rahul to replace Sonia as speaker at Mahendragarh rally
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi will not address the election rally in Haryana's Mahendragarh on Friday, and will be replaced by Rahul Gandhi as the speaker there, the party said. ... read..


Manmohan Singh tones down Cong line on Savarkar, Article 370
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
In a damage control effort amid the scathing attack launched by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), former prime minister Manmohan Singh has toned down the Congress line on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and Article 370. ... read..


Meerut region put on alert in view of Ayodhya case, festival season
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 4:41:36 PM IST
The Meerut region has been put on high alert after the Supreme Court reserved its order in proceedings in the Ram Janmabhoomi - Babri Masjid Ayodhya dispute. ... read..


K'taka: Residents of Mahadevapura constituency staged protest over lack of development
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 18, 2019 4:41:34 PM IST
Scores of techies, students and citizens on Friday staged a protest against the ruling Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa-led government for not doing enough for the development of Mahadevapura assembly constituency in the state. ... read..


Appeal against acquittal of accused in Pehlu Khan lynching case will ensure fair justice, says Rajasthan Minister Garg
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | October 18, 2019 4:41:33 PM IST
Health and Technical Education Minister of Rajasthan Subhash Garg on Friday supported his government's decision to file an appeal in the High Court challenging the acquittal of six accused by a lower court in the lynching of Pehlu Khan in 2017. ... read..


Eight factors that will propel Cloud spending in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
India is no more scratching the surface on Cloud computing and continues to remain a market that is thriving under the dual-opportunity of serving domestic and international demands as well as enjoying higher consumption of data with the advent of high sp ... read..


Are data localisation norms in sync with India's Cloud vision?
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
As companies, as well as governments, around the world embrace Cloud computing, the growing demand for data localisation has put the service providers in a fix. ... read..


Repair all roads by November 15, orders UP CM
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
A visibly upset Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the state Public Works Department (PWD) to ensure that all roads are repaired by November 15. ... read..


2 more held in Bareilly in terror funding case
Bareilly | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Two more persons have been arrested from Izzatnagar in Bareilly in connection with an alleged case of terror funding. ... read..


7 UP cops booked for murder in custodial death case
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
An FIR has been lodged against seven policemen, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), for murder in the custodial death of a 35-year-old security guard in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district on October 13. ... read..


Right skilling key to unlock Cloud potential in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Not just a right mix of Cloud solutions, proper training of the key staff and relaxing old procurement rules are must to unlock the potential for both the government and enterprises. ... read..


AI-enabled Cloud to transform millions of lives in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
With Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled Cloud solutions, the country is now looking at solving real-life problems in sectors like agriculture, healthcare and education. Experts believe that the country needs to prioritise AI-based predictive analysis to ... read..


Hindu Samaj Party chief shot dead in Lucknow
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 4:11:44 PM IST
Hindu Samaj Party chief Kamlesh Tiwari was shot dead on Friday in Lucknow. ... read..


No human rights violation in J-K ever since Article 370 was abrogated: Rajnath Singh
Jhajjar (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 4:11:45 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that there has been no violation of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir ever since Article 370 was abrogated. ... read..


Former MLA Kartar Singh Bhadana joins BJP
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Former Haryana Minister and three-time MLA Kartar Singh Bhadana on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). ... read..


Man found hanging from tree in UP's Etah
Etah (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 4:11:38 PM IST
The body of a man was found hanging from a tree in Aliganj area of Etah district in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. ... read..


Cong leaders' statements on J-K have helped Pakistan: PM Modi
Gohana (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 4:11:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, saying that the statements made by its leaders on Jammu and Kashmir were being used by Pakistan to strengthen its position on the issue globally. ... read..


Congress used Manmohan Singh for telling lie on Article 370: Naqvi
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 4:11:32 PM IST
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed Congress over former prime minister Manmohan Singh's comment that Congress had voted in favour of the dilution of Article 370 in Parliament and had opposed the manner in which Article 370 was abrogated ... read..


NRC should be implemented across India: Bhaiyaji Joshi
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) | October 18, 2019 4:11:31 PM IST
Bhaiyaji Joshi of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said that National Register of Citizens (NRC) act should be implemented all across India in order to weed out illegal migrants from the country. ... read..


Yogi to start campaign in Western UP today with 3 rallies
Lucknow | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath kickstart BJP's election campaign in western Uttar Pradesh with three rallies on Friday. ... read..


Shahjahanpur law student to take admission in Bareilly
Shahjahanpur | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
A local court in Uttar Pradesh here has allowed the police to take the law student who named former Union Minister Chinmayanand in a sexual harrassment case to an University in Bareilly on Friday to complete her admission formalities. ... read..


12 cows killed in UP road accident
Banda | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
At least 12 cows were killed after being hit by a truck on the Banda-Tanda highway in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


TV anchor held for wife's murder in UP
Etawah | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
A television anchor has been arrested for the murder of his wife in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district. ... read..


MP bypoll: Scindia skips Jhabua campaign
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The fallout of the ongoing infighting in the Madhya Pradesh Congress unit can be witnessed in the Jhabua Assembly seat, where bypoll is going to held on October 21. ... read..


Strict action will be taken against culprits after 17 cows died in school: MP Min
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 3:41:36 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Animal Husbandry Minister, Lakhan Singh Yadav on Friday said that strict action will be taken against those who locked up 17 cows inside a classroom of a Gwalior-based school for a week which later led to their death due to starvation. ... read..


INX media case: CBI files chargesheet in Delhi court
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 3:11:43 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet in a Delhi Court here in connection with the INX media case. ... read..


Manmohan Singh's statement on Savarkar was misunderstood: Surjewala
By Pragya Kaushika

Kaithal (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 3:11:41 PM IST
The Congress is seemingly on the backfoot after the Bharatiya Janata Party's proposed idea to back Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar for Bharat Ratna. ... read..


If you want to give Bharat Ratna, then give it to Sukhdev, Rajguru, Bhagat Singh: Owaisi
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 3:11:40 PM IST
Commenting on the recent controversy over whether Veer Savarkar should be awarded Bharat Ratna, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday stated that the honour should be instead bestowed upon the likes of Bhagat ... read..


Delhi's air pollution is public health emergency, worse is yet to come: doctors
By Priyanka Sharma

New Delhi | October 18, 2019 3:11:36 PM IST
With two weeks to go for Diwali, the air quality in the national capital has started to deteriorate. On Friday, air quality forecast remained between 200 to 300 levels at various locations in Delhi. ... read..


ED moves court to withdraw Rajiv Saxena's approver status, says he mislead probe agency
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has moved an application in Delhi Court to revoke approver status of Rajiv Saxena in Agusta Westland money laundering case. ... read..


Bengaluru: Residents stage protest against authorities for lack of proper infrastructure
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 18, 2019 2:41:36 PM IST
Residents of Mahadevpura, Varthur, Marathahalli, Kadugodi and Kundalahalli areas on Friday staged a protest complaining of lack of proper infrastructure in the area and demanding resignations of concerned MLAs and MP. ... read..


EC issues notice to BJP Mumbai chief for delivering 'provocative speech'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 2:41:34 PM IST
Election Commission has issued a notice to Mumbai BJP chief, Mangal Prabhat Lodha for delivering a 'provocative speech' during an election campaign. ... read..


MoS G Kishan Reddy to review law and order situation in NE states
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 18, 2019 2:41:33 PM IST
For the first time, G. Kishan Reddy will review the law and order situation in the North-Eastern states from tomorrow as a part of 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra'. It will be his first visit to the North East after becoming the Minister of State for Home Affairs.T ... read..


Deeply committed to peace, stability in neighbourhood: Army Chief
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 2:11:42 PM IST
Army Chief Bipin Rawat said on Friday that India was deeply committed to peace and stability in the neighbourhood and would continue to partner with friends as done in the past. ... read..


Sonia Gandhi's first rally in Haryana after returning as Cong chief cancelled, Rahul to address
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 2:11:38 PM IST
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi's first and only campaigning rally in Haryana has been cancelled, ahead of assembly elections in the state. The rally in Mohindergarh city will now be addressed by party leader Rahul Gandhi. ... read..


Working out before breakfast increases health benefits: Study
Washington D.C. | October 18, 2019 2:11:35 PM IST
By changing their eating and exercising schedules, one can better control their blood sugar levels, claims a recent study. ... read..


Muslim parties deny reports of reaching settlement in Ayodhya land dispute case
Politics | October 18, 2019 2:11:34 PM IST
The Muslim parties have denied reaching a settlement by giving up their claim on disputed land in Ayodhya in the Supreme Court. ... read..


Aviation scam: Delhi Court sends Yasmeen Kapoor to Judicial custody till Nov 1
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:41:42 PM IST
A Delhi Court on Friday sent Yasmeen Kapoor to judicial custody till November 1 in connection with a case of illicit aviation deal. She is a close aide of Corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar. ... read..


MoS Home G Kishan Reddy to visit NE states between Oct 20-22
Secunderabad (Telangana) | October 18, 2019 1:41:39 PM IST
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Friday said that he will visit North-Eastern states between October 20 and 22 to review the law and order situation there. ... read..


Rajnath Singh likely to visit Ladakh next week to review security situation
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:41:37 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to visit Leh next week to review the security situation in the region which shares borders with both China and Pakistan. ... read..


Do not blame us for air pollution: Punjab Farmers
Amritsar (Punjab) | October 18, 2019 1:41:36 PM IST
Despite a ban by the Punjab government, incidents of stubble burning have not abated in the nearby areas of Amritsar. Scores of farmers here have been burning crop residue, causing air pollution in the nearby states, while claiming that they lack alternat ... read..


AP: Submerged tourist boat traced near Devudu Gondu
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 1:41:34 PM IST
A private boat which was capsized on September 15 in Godavari river at Kachuluru village has been traced near a place named Devudu Gondu down the stream on Thursday. ... read..


Centre willing to handover 200 sq metre area for reconstruction of Ravidas temple: AG tells SC
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:41:31 PM IST
Attorney General K K Venugopal on Friday told the Supreme Court that 200 square metre area of the site can be handed over to a committee of devotees for the reconstruction of the Sant Ravidas temple in Delhi. ... read..


CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde's name as his successor
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:11:47 PM IST
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has recommended name of second senior-most judge, Justice S A Bobde, as the next Chief Justice of India by writing a letter of appointment. ... read..


SC orders transfer of Assam NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela to MP on deputation
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:11:41 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the transfer of Assam NRC coordinator, Prateek Hajela, to Madhya Pradesh on deputation. ... read..


Indian defence exports to grow to Rs 35,000 cr by 2024: Army Chief
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
Indian defence industry is becoming export-oriented and country's defence exports are set to grow to Rs 35,000 crore in next five years, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday. ... read..


Plea seeking quashing of Sec 4, 7 of Triple Talaq law withdrawn from Delhi HC
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
A PIL seeking quashing of Section 4 and 7 of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, was on Friday withdrawn by the petitioner after Delhi High Court granted him liberty to approach Supreme Court as similar petitions are already bei ... read..


Bengaluru: CCB conducted 81 raids in last two months
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 18, 2019 12:41:41 PM IST
The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bengaluru Police said on Friday that it has conducted 81 raids in the last two months in the city. ... read..


Indian Navy fully seized of its role in maritime cooperation: Navy Chief
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 12:41:40 PM IST
Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday said the Navy is committed to "enhancing cooperation and engagement" with like-minded navies in the Indian Ocean region and is fully seized of its role in maritime cooperation. ... read..


Baba Ramdev should stop making communal statements: JD(U)
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 12:41:38 PM IST
Janata Dal (United) General Secretary Pavan Verma on Friday hit out at Baba Ramdev for his remark "Lord Ram was born in Ayodhya and not Prophet Muhammad", saying the yoga guru should stop making communal statements. ... read..


SC refuses to entertain plea seeking relief from RBI's money withdrawal limit for PMC bank depositors
General News | October 18, 2019 12:41:35 PM IST
In another setback to PMC bank account holders, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition which sought direction to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) against putting a restriction on withdrawal of money. ... read..


Telangana: BJP seeks disqualification of TRS candidate for Huzurnagar by-election
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 18, 2019 12:41:32 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's state unit on Thursday wrote to Election Commission seeking disqualification of Telangana Rashtriya Samiti's candidate for Huzurnagar by-election, Saidi Reddy for allegedly violating the election expenditure limit. ... read..


Mumbai: Shiv Sena's Aditya Thackeray backs Aarey protest
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 12:11:42 PM IST
Throwing his weight behind environmentalists protesting against the cutting of trees in Aarey Colony, Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray on Friday promised to declare Aarey a forest. ... read..


MP: 5 children injured after bus overturns in Hoshangabad
General News | October 18, 2019 12:11:40 PM IST
Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Oct 18: At least five children were injured after their school bus overturned in Hoshangabad on Friday. ... read..


MHA to grant RMA to CRPF personnel up to post of Commandant
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 12:11:39 PM IST
Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday announced its decision to grant Ration Money Allowance (RMA) to all personnel of Central Reserve Police Force up to the level of Commandant, irrespective of the place of deployment. ... read..


Money laundering case: Praful Patel arrives at ED office for questioning
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 12:11:36 PM IST
Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel has arrived at the Enforcement Directorate office here for questioning in a land deal case linked to Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi. ... read..


Saab offers Gripen technology transfer to Indian partner
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
Swedish aerospace major Saab on Thursday offered technology transfer to its Indian partner for making its fighter Gripen if it wins the Indian Air Force (IAF) order to supply 114 jets. ... read..


BJP-RSS using NRC, CAB to stoke communal passions: Yechury
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
Any updation of the NRC beyond Assam would be "anti-people" with the BJP and the RSS endeavouring to use it to further their "divisive communal agenda" and ruin the country's secular fabric by fomenting "terror and mistrust", CPI-M General Secretary Sitar ... read..


SC Collegium for 'expeditious' elevation of K'taka Judge
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
The Supreme Court Collegium has resolved to reiterate its move to appoint Karnataka District Judge P. Krishna Bhat as a judge of the state High Court. ... read..


Nikhat writes to Rijiju for 'fair play', gets Bindra's support
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
Having cried foul after the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) hinted that there would no trial between her and Mary Kom in the 51kg category for participating in the Tokyo Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan from February 3 to 14, Nikhat Zareen has now written to ... read..


Campaign gains momentum for Bijepur bypoll in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
The campaign for the bypoll to Bijepur Assembly constituency in Odisha's Bargarh district has gained momentum with the three major political parties leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters. ... read..


Parties, except BJP, demand single phase poll in Jharkhand
Ranchi | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
Political parties except the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party have demanded that the Assembly polls in the state should take place in a single phase. ... read..


BJP's Choudhary Surendra joins AAP
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
Former BJP leader Choudhary Surendra along with his supporters joined the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh. ... read..


Jharkhand voters offered 40% rebate on pollution certificate
Ranchi | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
Petrol pump owners in Jharkhand on Thursday agreed to provide 40 per cent discount to people who vote in the upcoming assembly polls in the state. ... read..


SC collegium recommends appointment of 5 HC Chief Justices
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:50:53 AM IST
The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended appointment of Chief Justice of five High Courts -- Meghalaya, Jharkhand, Madras, Madhya Pradesh and Patna. ... read..


UP: Woman misbehaves with cops following husbands' arrest
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 11:41:36 AM IST
A woman allegedly misbehaved with police officials here after her husband was arrested in connection with a robbery case. ... read..


Man pushes wife off terrace in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 18, 2019 11:41:33 AM IST
A man allegedly pushed his 22-year-old wife off the terrace of an under-construction site here on Thursday, police said. ... read..


Meet Ishrat Rasheed, first female Kashmiri specially-abled international basketball player
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 18, 2019 11:11:31 AM IST
"I never thought I would be able to go this far," says Ishrat Rasheed, Kashmir's first female international specially-abled basketball player. ... read..


IT Dept seized over Rs 15 cr unaccounted cash since MCC came into force in Maha
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 10:41:36 AM IST
Unaccounted cash of over Rs 15 crore has been seized from Mumbai since the Model Code of Conduct came into force for Assembly Election in Maharashtra, the Income Tax Department informed on Friday. ... read..


It is curse of women who have shed tears because of him: Jaya Prada on cases against Azam Khan
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 10:41:35 AM IST
Seeking votes for the BJP in her political rival Azam Khan's Lok Sabha constituency, Rampur, Jaya Prada claimed that the Samajwadi Party leader is facing a slew of criminal cases because "he was cursed by woman who have shed tears because of him." ... read..


Use of clay diyas should be promoted ahead of Diwali: Chhatarpur CMO
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 10:41:31 AM IST
Ahead of Diwali, Chhatarpur Chief Municipality Officer (CMO) has urged all the ward in-charges and market area contractors to promote the use of clay diyas and assure that the diya makers should not face any inconvenience. ... read..


Delhi chokes with dusty haze, air quality remains 'very poor'
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 10:11:36 AM IST
Delhi is once again inching towards the worst time of the year in terms of air pollution, as the national capital's air quality is getting toxic day by day. ... read..


Bengaluru Mayor announces to allocate Rs 1 cr for development of Talacauvery
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 18, 2019 10:11:34 AM IST
Bengaluru Mayor M Gowtham Kumar on Thursday announced that Rs 1 crore will be allocated for the development of the Talacauvery, the base point of Cauvery river where thousands of people gather every year to participate in 'Teerthodbhava'. ... read..


Kerala: Case registered against man for giving triple talaq
Kozhikode (Kerala) | October 18, 2019 10:11:32 AM IST
A case has been registered against a man here for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife. ... read..


West Bengal: Remaining two bodies recovered from coal mine in Asansol
Asansol (West Bengal) | October 18, 2019 10:11:31 AM IST
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) during the early morning hours of Friday, recovered the bodies of remaining two persons who were trapped in a coal mine in Asansol's Kulti area, earlier this week. ... read..


Harassment by colleagues drives BHEL woman officer to suicide
Hyderabad | Friday, 2019 9:45:06 AM IST
A woman officer of central public sector company Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) allegedly committed suicide here over harassment by a Deputy General Manager and six other colleagues, police said. ... read..


'Indira Gandhi was Savarkar's follower, you won't find a more secular man than him'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 9:41:41 AM IST
Indira Gandhi was a follower of Veer Savarkar, said his grand-nephew, Ranjeet, who stated that everything that the former prime minister did was "against Nehru and Gandhi's philosophy". ... read..


Flouting of FDI norms by multi brand retailers will invite strict action: Piyush Goyal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 9:41:32 AM IST
Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that strict action will be taken against multi-brand retailers found violating FDI norms set for the e-commerce companies by the central government. ... read..


Veer Savarkar: Did Gandhi visit cellular jail or any Congressman given kalapani? BJP questions Congress
By Pragya Kaushika

Kaithal (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 9:11:35 AM IST
The controversy over whether Veer Savarkar should be accorded with Bharat Ratna has found resonance in Haryana. While the issue has been an emotive one in Maharashtra, owing to Savarkar's connection with the state, BJP and Shiv Sena have been aggressively ... read..


Coastal Karnataka, Goa likely to receive heavy rainfall: IMD
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 8:41:31 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said that isolated places over Coastal Karnataka, Konkan and Goa are likely to receive heavy rainfall today. ... read..


Delhi: Wanted criminal with Rs 1 lakh bounty held after encounter
New Delhi | October 18, 2019 7:11:34 AM IST
A wanted criminal who was carrying a bounty of Rs 1 lakh was arrested in wee hours of Friday following an encounter with Delhi Police. ... read..


Hyderabad: Woman working in PSU commits suicide, accuses senior, colleagues of 'harassment'
Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 18, 2019 6:41:32 AM IST
A 33-year-old woman employee working with a leading Public Sector Unit (PSU) has allegedly committed suicide over "mental harassment" by her senior and colleagues, police said. ... read..


Delhi man arrested with Rs 1.30 crore in Gurugram
Gurugram | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
A man carrying Rs 1.30 crore in the boot of his car was arrested here on Thursday, police said. ... read..


UP: Cong MLA Aditi Singh meets CM Adityanath
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 6:11:40 AM IST
Congress MLA Aditi Singh on Thursday met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and said that her meeting was related to developmental works in her constituency Raebareli Sadar. ... read..


UP: Security tightened in Ayodhya, cops keep close vigil at check posts
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | October 18, 2019 6:11:37 AM IST
As the Supreme Court's verdict is expected in Ram Mandir Babri Masjid title dispute suit within few weeks, security has been tightened in the Ayodhya district. ... read..


Mumbai: 4 injured as truck falls off flyover after hitting auto, taxi
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 18, 2019 6:11:34 AM IST
Four people were injured as a speeding truck on Thursday night fell off a flyover after hitting an auto and a taxi on Western Expressway Highway near Vile Parle area. ... read..


WB: One body recovered from coal mine in Asansol
Asansol (West Bengal) | October 18, 2019 6:11:33 AM IST
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team on Thursday night recovered body of one person among the three who got trapped in a coal mine in Asansol's Kulti area, earlier this week. ... read..


Hyderabad: Edible cups launched for serving hot and cold beverages
Hyderabad | October 18, 2019 6:11:39 AM IST
Keeping with the growing demands of environment-friendly products for serving and packaging food products and beverages, a Hyderabad-based company has introduced cups which can be eaten after consuming cold or heat beverages. ... read..


'Joint Services Act will ease disciplinary, admin issues'
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
A Joint Services Act should be instituted in India to cover administrative and disciplinary issues of all three armed forces, defence experts said on Thursday. ... read..


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