Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Decide rape case against Tejpal in 6 months: SC to Goa court (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected journalist Tarun Tejpal's plea for setting aside the charges of sexual assault framed against him by a trial court. A Bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, also ordered the Goa lower court to conclude the trial within ... read..

Jaitley remains critical, leaders pay visit

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
As former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's health remains critical, several leaders visited him at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), here on Monday.... read..

BJP, Congress mark last Tripura king's 111th birth anniversary

Agartala |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
In an unprecedented move, the ruling BJP and opposition Congress leaders, besides the state government, on Monday separately celebrated the 111th birth anniversary of Tripura's last king Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya (1923-1947).... read..

FIR sought against JNU's Shehla Rashid for spreading fake news (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Supreme Court advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava, here on Monday, wrote a letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to immediately register an FIR against Jawaharlal Nehru University's Ph.D scholar and J&K-based politician Shehla Rashid for "delibera... read..

Flood-hit Punjab declares natural calamity (Lead)

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The Punjab government on Monday declared the current flood situation in the affected villages of the state as a natural calamity, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directing the Financial Commissioner Revenue to issue the necessary notification at the e... read..

Kejriwal trolled for forgetting Ganesha photo on hoardings

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was the butt of Twitter trolls on Monday after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government put up large hoardings across the capital wishing the people on Ganesh Chaturthi with a large picture of Kejriwal on them but sans any... read..

Green nod for real estate projects in 60 days: Javadekar

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Environmental clearance for real estate projects will soon be reduced to 60 days, Union Environment and Forests Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.... read..

Bajwa to remain Pak Army Chief for another three years (Lead)

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa's term has been extended by three years citing the "regional security environment".... read..

Delhi: 3-year-old dies, 6 injured in roof collapses

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
A three-year-old girl died while six people were injured in two separate incidents of roof collapse in Delhi, police said on Monday.... read..

Vishwas Tripathi joins STAIRS Foundation board

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Vishwas Tripathi, Chairman of the UNI board of directors, has joined the board of STAIRS Foundation, an NGO, "for greater synergy and to provide direction to its revolutionary programmes for broad-basing sports across India," it was announced here on Mond... read..

Manush lifts youth boys trophy; Anusha, Vishwa retain junior titles

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Manush Shah of Gujarat, making amends for his loss in the season-opener at Sonepat, overcame Raegan Albuquerque of Maharashtra 4-3 to lift the Youth Boys trophy in the UTT National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Jimmy George Indoor... read..

Four injured as roof collapses in Dwarka

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Four persons sustained injuries after a roof of a house collapsed on them in Dwarka area on Monday.... read..

FHRAI joins chorus against online food apps, threatens protests

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
As online food aggregators faced the heat from offline restaurants under the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has joined the chorus, warning of nation-wide protests again... read..

Jagannath Mishra: Among the tallest Congress leaders of Bihar (Obituary)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Three-time Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, fondly called Doctor Sahib, passed away at the age of 82 in New Delhi on Monday after multi-organ failure.... read..

Either Centre no longer respect RSS' views, or they don't believe there is an issue in J-K: Priyanka

New Delhi | August 20, 2019 1:41:23 AM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday took a dig at the central government and said that either they no longer respect RSS' views or they don't believe that there is an issue in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..

Rajnath briefed on enhancing Indian Ocean maritime security

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was on Monday briefed by the Indian Navy about the futuristic steps to be taken at the Gurugram-based Information Management & Analysis Centre (IMAC) with regard to maritime intelligence in the Indian Ocean.... read..

ED summons Raj Thackeray, opposition slams move (2nd Lead)

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Monday grilled the son of former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi in an IL&FS related case and also summoned Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray for questioning.... read..

Jilted girl stabs boyfriend to death in Assam

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a jilted girl stabbed her boyfriend to death in broad daylight at Nagaon in Assam on Monday.... read..

Prayagraj SSP shifted after six murders, suspended (Lead)

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Monday transferred and suspended Prayagraj's Senior Superintendent of Police, Atul Sharma, after six murders were reported in his district within a span of 24 hours.... read..

Sacked IPS officer gets 15 years jail in 2009 drug case

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
A special court on Monday sentenced dismissed IPS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre, Saji Mohan to 15 years rigorous imprisonment in a drug peddling case of 2009, officials said.... read..

Rahul hails IT as 'incredible achievement' of Rajiv Gandhi

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered his father Rajiv Gandhi, a day before the former Prime Minister's 75th birth anniversary, saying information technology was one of his many "incredible achievements".... read..

A film should be shown, not just made for awards: Sanjay Mishra

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
After the acclaimed "Kadvi Hawa", actor Sanjay Mishra is back with yet another film that trains focus on the issue of climate change. "Turtle", which casts Mishra in a lead role, recently won the National Award for Best Rajasthani Film. It has also garner... read..

Prayagraj: Several houses submerged due to rise in water levels of Ganga and Yamuna

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | August 19, 2019 2:41:28 PM IST
The rise of water levels in the Ganga and Yamuna rivers here on Monday submerged several houses on the banks.... read..

Punjab: Flood-like situation in 7 villages of Phillaur

Jalandhar (Punjab) | August 19, 2019 2:41:33 PM IST
Heavy downpour in parts of Punjab in the last two days created a flood-like situation in seven villages of Phillaur here on Monday.... read..

BJP-RSS anti-dalit, want to end quota: Congress

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 5:11:23 PM IST
The Congress on Monday condemned RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on reservation and accused the BJP and RSS of "being anti-Dalit" and trying to end the quota provisions for weaker sections in the Constitution.... read..

JCB issues new credit card in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 3:11:23 PM IST
Although India has a fast-growing economy, the dominant method of payment is still cash, which makes the country an untapped market for the credit card companies.... read..

Punjab CM announces Rs 100 crore support for flood-hit areas

Rupnagar (Punjab) | August 19, 2019 5:11:27 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and rehabilitation measures in the flood-hit regions of the state.... read..

Irfan Pathan says BCCI will help J-K players in whatever way it can

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 5:11:30 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir cricket team mentor-cum-coach Irfan Pathan on Monday said that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will help the state's players in whatever way they can.... read..

SC dismisses Tarun Tejpal's plea for quashing sexual assault charges, orders completion of trial in 6 months

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 11:41:25 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to quash the charges against Tarun Tejpal, former editor-in-chief of Tehelka Magazine, in the 2013 sexual assault case registered by his former junior colleague. The top court also said that the trial is to be concluded... read..

Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra passes away aged 82

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 12:11:27 PM IST
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra passed away on Monday morning in New Delhi after a prolonged illness.... read..

Nadda holds door-to-door campaign for BJP's membership drive in Telangana

Telangana (Hyderabad) | August 19, 2019 12:41:26 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party working president Jagat Prakash Nadda visited Telangana's EWS colony and held a door-to-door campaign for the party's membership drive here today.... read..

Ayodhya case: No hearing in SC today due to unavailability of Justice Bobde

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 1:11:25 PM IST
A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will not hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit on Monday due to unavailability of Justice S A Bobde.... read..

Odisha: Official residence of BJD MLA set on fire in Bhubaneshwar

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) | August 19, 2019 2:41:23 PM IST
A group of unknown miscreants allegedly set the official residence of Biju Janata Dal's (BJD) Talcher MLA, Braja Kishore Pradhan, on fire in Bhubaneshwar.... read..

ISIS recruit Jack Letts stripped of British citizenship

London | August 19, 2019 4:41:29 AM IST
Jack Letts, a British-Canadian national who converted to Islam and fled his home in Oxford to join the Islamic State (ISIS) five years ago, has been stripped of his British citizenship while being held in a Syrian prison.... read..

J-K: Army rejects Shehla Rashid's 'baseless' allegations

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 2:11:22 AM IST
The Indian Army on Sunday rejected Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid's allegations regarding situation in Jammu and Kashmir and termed them "baseless".... read..

Majority of opinions worked against Jaspal Rana: Bhutia

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
A lot of debate has gone into deciding the winners of the Dronacharya Award, former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia said on Sunday.... read..

Pakistan attacks Rajnath Singh over PoK comments

Islamabad |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Pakistan on Sunday attacked Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh over his statement that any talk with Pakistan would only be on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), saying it is "reflective of the predicament that India finds itself in" after its Kashmir mo... read..

More major decisions by PM Modi in coming days: Goa CM

Panaji |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Narendra Modi government will take a few major decisions in the coming days, after which the BJP will be in power for the next quarter century, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Sunday.... read..

Let us free PoK and merge it with India: Jitendra Singh

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 19, 2019 3:41:22 AM IST
Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday echoed sentiments of his cabinet colleague Rajnath Singh on merging Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) with India.... read..

BJP's success ordained by God, not man: Shivraj

Panaji |Monday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The BJP's success is ordained by God and is not man-made, BJP national Vice President Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Sunday.... read..

How Singapore Firms are being Impacted by the stalled Amaravati Project

Asia | August 19, 2019 2:41:36 PM IST
Mere seven months after the groundbreaking ceremony of the Amaravati Welcome Gallery, it looks increasingly likely that the ostentatious state capital project could be scaled back dramatically.... read..

Gehlot blames ex-CM Raje for lapses in Pehlu Khan probe

Jaipur |Monday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Blaming former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's government for reported lapses in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said his government has formed an SIT to investigate the case.... read..

J-K: 'Awam cum Ex-servicemen' rally organised for residents in Nubra, Shyok Valley

Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 19, 2019 1:11:27 PM IST
An 'Awam cum Ex-servicemen' rally was organised at Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) by Siachen Brigade under the aegis of 'Fire and Fury' Corps for the residents of Nubra and Shyok Valley here on Sunday.... read..

Joe Jonas rings in 30th birthday with Bond theme party

Los Angeles |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Singer Joe Jonas marked his 30th birthday with a "James Bond" themed birthday party.... read..

SC rejects Tarun Tejpal's plea

New Delhi |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected journalist Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking to set aside the charges of sexual assault framed against him by a trial court.... read..

Sledging Smith leads to ejection for Lord's member

London |Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), in a one of its kind penalty, ejected one of its members after he sledged Australia's Steve Smith in the famed Long Room of the pavilion during the second Ashes Test which ended in a tense draw.... read..

Blackbuck poaching case: Rajasthan HC adjourns hearing to Sept 16

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) | August 19, 2019 3:11:28 PM IST
The Rajasthan High Court on Monday adjourned to September 16 the hearing on an appeal filed by the state government against the acquittal of actor Saif Ali Khan and others in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.... read..

J-K: Jehangir Chowk Rambagh flyover opens for public in Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 19, 2019 3:11:26 PM IST
In the course of easing the restriction imposed in the wake of abrogation of its special status, Jammu and Kashmir government opened the last half, Jehangir Chowk access ramp of the Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover.... read..

Ajay Devgn kicks off shooting for 'Maidaan'

Bollywood | August 19, 2019 2:11:33 PM IST
Ajay Devgn is all set to highlight the golden years of Indian Football with his upcoming film 'Maidaan', which went on floors on Monday.... read..

Sonia Gandhi condoles Jagannath Mishra's demise

New Delhi | August 19, 2019 3:11:22 PM IST
Newly appointed interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi expressed grief over the passing away of former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra on Monday.... read..

Arjun, Malaika click love-filled images of each other

Mumbai |Monday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Actors Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora clicked photographs of each other, giving a sneak-peak into their love-filled Sunday.... read..
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