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Supreme Court reserves verdict in Rafale deal case

New Delhi, Nov 14: Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a slew of petitions seeking a court-monitored detailed investigation into the Rafale deal. After hearing the case for almost f...

Criminals loot Rs 50 lakh from cash van of nationalised bank

Patiala, Nov 14 : Two unidentified armed criminals looted Rs 50 lakh from the cash van of a nationalised bank after shooting security guard in Nabha in this district of Punjab on Wednesday morning. ...

‘Rosogolla Day’ being celebrated at Misti Hub today

Kolkata, Nov 14: November 14 is a special day for every sweet-loving Bengali. On this day last year Bengal's Rosogolla got the Geographic Identification (GI) tag, signifying the uniqueness of its...

WCD Minister wishes children with good health, safety and education

New Delhi, Nov 14: Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi blessed the children of the country with good nutrition(health), safety and education on the occasion of Children's Day...

Prez, PM, Sonia, Pranab, Hamid Ansari, Manmohan pay tributes to Nehru on birth anniv

New Delhi, Nov 14: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary party Sonia Gandhi, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Mohd...

Kerala: Police official booked for murder commits suicide

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13: Days after he was booked in a murder case, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Neyyatinkara) B Harikumar allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself near his residence in ...

Milk in India largely safe, quality issue persist: FSSAI

New Delhi, Nov 13: Milk in India is largely safe, even though quality issues persist, an interim report released by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said Tuesday. The report of...

Cyclone 'Gaja' to cross TN coast between Pamban, Cuddalore on Nov 15

Chennai, Nov 13: The Cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ over the West-central and adjoining East-central and South Bay of Bengal moved west-north westwards, would intensify as a severe cyclonic storm and would cr...

Nandigram: MGNREGS 100 Days’ work scheme boon for women

Kolkata, Nov 13: The 100 Days’ Work Scheme (formally, MGNREGS) has opened up new vistas in empowerment for the women of Nandigram. Now they are providing equally in running households. This yea...

Security forces won't allow people to join Kashmir militancy: Army chief

Pathankot: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday said while the government's policy was that those triggering terrorism in Kashmir should be neutralised, the Army's focus was to ensure that the Kashmiri y...

Ayodhya case: SC declines early hearing of pleas, says order already passed

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kau...

Army reaches out to soldiers of 6 states, holds 2-day conclave

Mamun Cantt (Pathankot): The Army has reached out to the disabled soldiers of six northern states under northern and western commands by holding a two-day special conclave, Army officials. The two...

Ghulam Nabi Azad condoles death of Ananth Kumar

New Delhi, Nov 12: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday expressed his condolence on the sad and untimely demise of Anath Kumar, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Par...

SC defers hearing in Alok Verma case to Friday

New Delhi, Nov 12: The Supreme Court on Monday deferred to Friday, the hearing in the case related to removal of CBI director Alok Verma from the bureau. The Central Vigilance Commission's delay ...

President calls for integrated approach to security in a challenging global environment

New Delhi, Nov 12: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that in an increasingly connected world when political, social and economic upheavals beyond borders impact the country's security, it was...

PM dedicates first multi modal terminal port in Varanasi

Varanasi, Nov 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation an inland multi modal terminal port on river Ganga here at Ramnagar in his parliamentary constituency on Monday and flagged off ...

Army soldier martyred in J&K to be cremated in Maharashtra

Nashik, Nov 12: The mortal remains of Naik Keshav Somgir Gosavi, who was killed by a Pakistani sniper in Jammu and Kashmir, are expected to arrive at his native place in Maharashtra's Nashik district...

Congress' politics begins and ends with one family: Modi

Bilaspur, Nov 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday attacked the Congress, targeting its president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia, saying the party's "politics begins and ends with one family"....

C'garh polls: 23 pc voter turnout till noon

Raipur, Nov 12: Around 23 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 12.30 pm in 18 Assembly constituencies in the first phase of Chhattisgarh elections on Monday, a poll official said. An improvis...

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away, PM condoles death

Bengaluru, Nov 12: Union Minister HN Ananth Kumar died of cancer at a private Hospital in the city on early Monday. He was 59. He was survived by his wife and two daughters. Prime Ministe...

PM pays tributes to Acharya J B Kripalani and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

New Delhi, Nov 11: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Acharya JB Kripalani and Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on their birth anniversaries. "Remembering Acharya JB Kripalani and Mau...

PM pays tributes to Indian soldiers of WWI who fought for peace

New Delhi, Nov 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to the forgotten Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War for a war, in which India was not directly involved 'just for the ...

Attempt to loot ATM foiled in Jammu

Jammu, Nov 11: Police have foiled an attempt to loot Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in Sainik Colony area here. "A group of burglars late on Saturday night tried to take out cash from the ATM in Sainik Colony area but on seeing a police team, which was on patrolling, they fled from the spot,"SP Vinay Kumar, Special Operation Group (SOG) here said. He said that the burglars left the bag they...

RSS chief arrives in Varanasi; Temple city gears up for Modi's visit

Varanasi, Nov 11: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived in the temple city on Sunday for six day high-level meeting of the Sangh functionaries, ahead of Prime Minister Narendr...

Modi takes to video to invite all and sundry to mother of all megakumbhs 'Kumbh 2019' in Prayagraj

Prayagraj, Nov 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released a video to invite all for world’s greatest and biggest religious gathering Kumbh to be organised in 2019. Deputy director information S...

3rd T-20 : India aim for clean sweep, West Indies looking for face saving win

Chennai, Nov 10: With the series already sealed, India might test its bench strength and aim for a clean sweep, while the battered and bruised West Indies would be hoping for a face saving victory ...

Army to organise "Samman Samaroh for disabled soldiers of North India" on Nov 12-13

Chandigarh, Nov 10: Indian Army has declared the year 2018 as `Year of the Disabled Soldier in Line of Duty’, to honour its soldiers who have sustained grave injuries and to appreciate their undying ...

Kolkata resident booked for cheating Srinagar firm

Srinagar, Nov 10: The Crime Branch Kashmir (CBK) has registered a case against a Kolkata resident for cheating a Srinagar based consultancy, a CBK spokesman said on Saturday. He said a complaint w...

BJP promises to make C'garh 'Naxal-free', offers sops to farmers

Raipur, Nov 10: The BJP Saturday promised to make Chhattisgarh a "Naxal-free" state and give pension to small and marginal farmers, as the ruling party released its manifesto for the upcoming state ...

Pregnant woman killed for objecting to smoking in train

Shahjahanpur(UP), Nov 10 : A pregnant woman was allegedly strangled to death on a train for objecting to a co-passenger smoking, a senior GRP official said. Chinat Devi (45) was travelling with he...

Yogi Adityanath hits out at Congress over Ram temple issue

Lormi (Chhattisgarh), Nov 10: Raking up the Ram temple issue, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Saturday sought to know whether the Congress was concerned about Lord Ram or Mughal emperor ...

4 kg heroin recovered from Punjab border

Jalandhar, Nov 10: The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized more than four kg heroin worth Rs 21.50 crore in international market from near the Border Out Post (BoP) Shamke in Punjab's Ferozepur d...

Chhattisgarh polls: Parties face 'NOTA challenge'

Raipur, Nov 10: Given previous records during Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, the votes going to NOTA (none of the above) posed a major challenge before the political parties as they are directly in...

Capt Amarinder concerned over Punjab's share in Chandigarh, writes to PM

Chandigarh, Nov 9 : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to ensure that the status quo in the Punjab and Haryana share in Chandigarh ...

Army formally inducts K9 Vajra and M777 howitzer guns

New Delhi/Deolali, Nov 9: The Indian Army on Friday received K9 Vajra and M777 howitzer guns at a ceremony attended by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at Deolali artillery centre in Maharashtra. ...

550 women register online for Sabarimala prayers

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9: A total of 550 women from the hitherto banned age group of 10 to 50 years have registered online for prayers at the Sabarimala temple during the upcoming festival season b...

CBI Director Alok Verma meets CVC

New Delhi, Nov 9: CBI Director Alok Verma on Friday appeared before Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K.V. Chowdhary and presented his side over charges of bribery hurled at him by the agency's Spec...

Demonetisation paralysed businesses, says ex-banker Meera Sanyal (Book Extract-Part II)

New Delhi, Nov 9 Former banker Meera H. Sanyal in her book launched on second anniversary of the move to nullify high denomination currency, says demonetisation "paralysed businesses" in the country...

2 arrested for murder attempt on Meghalaya rights activist

Shillong, Nov 9 Two people were arrested on Friday in connection with the murder attempt on a women's rights activist and two other persons in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, police said. ...

Foggy Friday morning, air quality remains severe

New Delhi, Nov 9: It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Friday as the air quality remained at "severe" levels with the minimum temperature recorded at 11 degrees Celsius. "The sky will...