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Foggy, cold Sunday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 21 : It was a foggy and cold Sunday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, the Met Office said. Visibilit...

Police bar people from wearing black at Amit Shah's Varanasi rally

Varanasi, Jan 20 : People wearing black clothes were not allowed to attend a public rally here to be addressed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yo...

SC bench headed by CJI to hear Loya case

New Delhi, Jan 20 : The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will hear on Monday two petitions seeking independent probe into the death of Special CBI Court judge B.M. Loya who was...

Class 12 student shoots dead school principal in Haryana

Chandigarh, Jan 20 : A Class 12 student allegedly shot dead the principal of his school in Haryana's Yamunanagar on Saturday, police said. The victim, Rita Chhabra, was sitting in her office when ...

Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs was A.K. Jyoti's gift to Modi: AAP

New Delhi, Jan 20 : The Election Commission's (EC) decision to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs for holding office of profit, was its chief, A.K. Jyoti's parting gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior AA...

UP CM announces aid for kin of BSF jawan killed in Pak firing

Lucknow, Jan 20 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today announced financial aid of Rs 20 lakh for the wife and Rs 5 lakh for the parents of a BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violations by ...

Belandur Lake: Army, Fire fighters succeed in extinguishing fire

Bengaluru, Jan 19 : Army Personnel and Fire Fighters have succeeded in bringing under control the fire at Belandur lake which was threatening environment since Friday noon. Major General NS Rajpur...

6 get death for 2013 Maharashtra honour killings

Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 20 : A court here on Saturday awarded the death sentence to all six convicts in the honour killings of three Dalit youths in Ahmednagar in 2013. The Nashik District Sessi...

School student falls from bus, dies

Hyderabad, Jan 20 : In a sad incident, a six year-old school student fell down from her school bus and died in Sahebnagar area near Vanasthalipuram, here on Saturday. Soon after the accident, the ...

Goa govt has been targeting taxi operators without understanding their grievances: AAP

Panaji, Jan 20 : Aam Aadmi party (AAP) Goa on Saturday alleged that the state government had been targeting the taxi operators without understanding their grievances. In a statement here, AAP Goa ...

India's entry into Australia Group reaffirms non-proliferation credentials: PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked Australia and other members of the elite 'Australia Group' for export control for supporting India's entry into it and said the de...

Reopening of Loya case inconvenient for BJP

New Delhi , Jan 20 : The case relating to the death of B.H. Loya, the judge who was investigating an alleged extra-judicial killing in Gujarat in which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah wa...

Mild tremors felt in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 20 : An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Assam early on Saturday, an official said. No damage or causality is reported. The Regional Meteorological Centre here said ...

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in UN Security Council debate

United Nations, Jan 20 : At a high-level Security Council meeting, Pakistan has raised the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Islamabad has accused of being an Indian spy and given him a death sentence...

India calls for changing Pakistan's 'mindset' that unleashes terror on India, Afghanistan

United Nations, Jan 20 : Pakistan's "mindset" that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council. Only by changing the terror mindset can pe...

Ruckus in Jharkhand Assembly for third day

Ranchi, Jan 19 : The Jharkhand Assembly witnessed uproar for the third day on Friday as the opposition demanded the removal of the Chief Secretary and the DGP in connection with a fodder scam and an ...

136 children admitted to hospital following food poisioning

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 : As many as 136 children were admitted to the Medical College Hospital here on Friday following suspected food poisioning. Hospital sources said the condition of none...

Union Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated Air India flight

Vijayawada, Jan 19 : Union Minister for Civil Aviation P Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated Air India flight service to Mumbai at Gannavaram Airport, near here, on Friday. The Air India, in the wake...

Prez to felicitate exceptional women achievers at Rashtrapati Bhawan tom

New Delhi, Jan 19 : President Ram Nath Kovind will felicitate tomorrow exceptional women who are the first to set a milestone in their respective fields. As many as 112 women, who have been selec...

SC refuses urgent hearing for quashing CBFC certificate of 'Padmavat'

New Delhi, Jan 19 : The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain plea seeking quashing of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) certificate clearing for screening of the controversial Hi...

Temple priest shot dead in Bihar

Patna, Jan 19 : A temple priest has been shot dead in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said on Friday. Prawin Das, attached to the Ravidas temple in Sakhra village, was murdered on Thursday night. ...

EC recommends 20 AAP MLAs be disqualified

New Delhi, Jan 19 : In a major setback to Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Election Commission was on Friday said to have recommended disqualification of 20 of its MLAs on grounds of holding...

Hizb chief Salahuddin's son's judicial custody extended

New Delhi, Jan 19 : A court on Friday extended till February 5 the judicial custody of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's son Syed Shahid, arrested in a six-year-old terror funding case. Sp...

Documentary to tell 'untold story' on surgical strikes

Mumbai, Jan 19 : A documentary titled "Surgical Strikes: An Untold Story" will pour out the details on the cross-LoC surgical strikes by the Indian Army in 2016. Terrorists from Pakistan attacked ...

Indian Navy's all-women sailing team crosses Cape Horn

New Delhi, Jan 19 : Indian Navy sailboat INSV Tarini with an all-women crew rounded Cape Horn on Friday morning, completing one of the most difficult legs of its global circumnavigation tour. Ind...

When will government wake up, Congress asks after Pakistani shelling

New Delhi, Jan 19 : The Congress on Friday attacked the Modi government over the recurring deaths of civilians and military personnel due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kas...

UP CM calls for modernization of madarsas

Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday called for modernization of the Madarsas' imparting education to children of the minority community. Inaugurating a ...

Offence of ATM skimming registered against Delhi gangsters

Panaji, Jan 19 : The Calangute Police in North Goa has registered offence of ATM skimming against Delhi gangsters who were arrested on Wednesday last. According to Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi, in...

Dense fog in Delhi, air-quality turns 'severe'

New Delhi, Jan 19 : There was a dense fog cover over the city on Friday as the air-quality turned severe. The minimum temperature was recorded at 7.4 degrees Celsius, the season's average. The hum...

Tourist taxi operators go on strike in Goa

Panaji, Jan 19 : Over 3,000 tourist taxis went off Goa's roads on Friday, as taxi operators across the state made good their warning of a day-long strike. The taxi operators are protesting against...

Woman gang-raped in Fatehabad

Chandigarh, Jan 18 : Another incident of gang-rape of a 20-year-old woman by two youths from her village was reported in Haryana on Thursday. Two youth of Bothan Kalan village in Fatehabad distric...

Muslim Orgs demand abolishing of subsidy to other religions as well

New Delhi, Jan 18 : The Narendra Modi government has fulfilled their long pending demand by abolishing the subsidy given during Haj pilgrimage but the government, which talks about "honouring without...

Haryana a crime hub, Khattar must resign: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 18 : The Congress on Thursday described Haryana as a "crime hub" and demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. "Haryana has become a crime hub under Khattar," ...

Port employees request Goa CM to restore consent to coal handling activities

Panaji, Jan 18 : Goa Port and Dock Employees Union, Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) Retired Officer’s Association and Mormugao Port Trust Officer’s Association office bearers called on Chief Minister Manoh...

Finalise AIIMS location and announce in budget : Paneerselvam urges Centre

Chennai, Jan 18 : Levy of GST on the projects executed for the state government was a cause for serious concern as it amounted to fiscal transfer from the States to the Centre, besides adversely affe...

16 children injured as truck hits school van

Lucknow, Jan 18 : Sixteen school children were injured, three of them critically, on Thursday when a truck rammed into a school van in dense fog in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, police said. The critica...

India successfully test fires n-capable Agni-V ballistic missile

Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 : India on Thursday successfully test fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V -- the most potent and with the...

Maoist killed in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Jan 18 : Security forces shot dead a Maoist guerrilla in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Thursday, police said. The Maoist was identified as Guddu Yadav of Jharkhand Janmukti Parishad (JJM...

Not enough done in 3 years to stop rapes in Delhi: Swati Maliwal

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Swati Maliwal, who will complete her term as chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) in the next five months, has said that not enough has been done to put an end to r...

NIA files terror charges against Kashmir separatists

New Delhi, Jan 18: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed charges under a stringent anti-terror law against jailed seven Kashmiri separatist leaders and Pakistan-based terrorist le...

2nd edition of Child Art Competition to begin with hundreds of child artists

Tripura, Jan 18 : The 2nd edition of Child Art Exhibition gets all set to begin from January 20 in the bordering sub-division of Kamalpur in the northern district of Dhalai here. The prestigious ...

BJP legislator assaulted during Ekatm Yatra in MP

Bhopal, Jan 18 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator has been allegedly assaulted his own party workers during the Ekatm Yatra in Madhya Pradesh's Agar Malwa district. In a video that has go...

Father of 3 arrested for marrying minor in Bihar

Patna, Jan 18 : Days ahead of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "human chain against child marriage" event, police on Thursday said they have arrested a man in Samastipur district for marrying a mi...

Punjab based smugglers arrested with poppy straw in Jammu

Jammu, Jan 18 : Two Punjab based drug smugglers were arrested on Thursday with contraband of poppy straw in this winter capital of the state. "During nakka checking one passenger vehicle (JK02AB 1...

Five of a family killed in UP car accident

Lucknow, Jan 18 : Five members of a family were killed around midnight when the car they were travelling in was blinded by fog and fell in a roadside pond in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, police s...

Foggy Thursday morning in Delhi, 15 trains cancelled

New Delhi, Jan 18 : It was a foggy morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 7 degrees Celsius, which is the season's normal, the weather office said. "They sky is e...

Demonetised notes worth Rs 100-cr seized in Kanpur, 16 detained

Kanpur, Jan 17 : Uttar Pradesh Police has seized banned notes worth Rs 100-crore from an under-construction house in Swarup Nagar area of the city. Superintendent of Police (East) Anurag Arya said...

Rahul to appear in defamation case in Thane court on Apr 23

Thane, Jan 17 : The hearing of Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi in defamation case is fixed for April 23 in Thane court. Mr Gandhi was to appear before the court of FCJM at Bhiwandi on Wednesday in con...

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav appears before special CBI courts

Ranchi, Jan 17 : Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav today appeared before the special CBI court here in connection with the multi crore fodder scam of the 1990s.Mr Yadav fi...

Bengal nets over Rs 2 lakh cr of investment proposals

Kolkata, Jan 17 : The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee anno...

Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra was marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly here on Wednesday. Mishra was forced out after he walked to near the Speaker with a poster in his hand and a...

BJP to launch progs to connect youth before 2019 LS polls in UP

Lucknow, Jan 17 : The BJP has kick-started its preparation for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh by launching a new innovative idea to connect the youths under its millennium youth voters con...

SC bench begins hearing on constitutional validity of Aadhaar

New Delhi, Jan 17 : A five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and four other judges - - Justices AM Khanwilkar, Adarsh Kumar Sikri, DY Chandrachud and Ashok ...

Modi, Netanyahu in Ahmedabad; begin roadshow

Ahmedabad, Jan 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Ahmedabad airport on Wednesday morning and the leaders proceeded in a roadshow toward the Sab...

Sena worried over deaths of jawans in cross-border firings

Mumbai, Jan 17 : Raising concern over the deaths of jawans in incidents of cross-border firing, the Shiv Sena today wondered how long will the country tolerate the attacks by Pakistani troops and ter...

Teenager kills himself using father's gun

Kanpur, Jan 17 : A 13-year-old boy allegedly died after shooting himself with his father's rifle at his house in Ashok Nagar here, police said today. The incident that took place yesterday saw Gau...

Decomposed body of Malyalam actor found in Goa

Panaji, Jan 17 : A decomposed body, identified as that of a Malyalam actor, was recovered from the Anjuna Beach in North Goa on January 12 last, according to police. Speaking to TNN on Wednesday, ...

Fog, cold return in UP after hiatus

ucknow, Jan 17 : After a three day hiatus, cold wave has returned to most parts of Uttar Pradesh and a thick blanket of fog enveloped the state capital and other parts on Wednesday morning, affecting...

Mixed response among UP's Muslim leaders on Haj subsidy revocation

Lucknow, Jan 17 : The decision of the union government to scrap Haj subsidy and divert it to welfare of Muslim women and education of girls has evoked a mixed response from Muslim leaders and clerics...

NIA to file chargesheet against Kashmiri separatist leaders on Thursday

New Delhi, Jan 17 : A chargesheet against seven Kashmiri separatists and a businessman in a case of funding terror in the Kashmir Valley will be filed by the NIA on Thursday, the day their judicial c...

Ruling PDP VP Madni lauds Drabu for presenting satisfactory Budget

Srinagar, Jan 16 : Expressing satisfaction over the budget presented by the coalition government, ruling Peoples Democratic Party vice-president Mohammad Sartaj Madni said this year’s budget has come...

Chief Justice meets four judges on SC row

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Four days after senior most judges revolted against him, the Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday held a meeting with the four, justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gog...

Modi pays tribute to WW martyred soldier from Rajasthan

Rajasthan, Jan 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday brought in the 'Israeli angle' in his speech here and paid rich tributes to Dalpat Singh Shekhawat, a martyred soldier of World War-I who fe...

74% Indians believe inflation will rise in 2018: Survey

New Delhi, Jan 16 : Over 74 per cent of Indians believe that inflation and cost of living are set to rise in 2018 as compared to the last year, reveals a survey. The survey titled, "Inshorts - Ips...

Man kills wife, infant son in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 16 : A man attacked his wife and infant son with a brick and then stabbed them to death after a minor scuffle here, police said on Tuesday. Sunita, 31, and her one-and-a-half-year-o...

Khap Panchayats' diktat on inter-caste marriages illegal: SC

New Delhi, Jan 16 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that any adult man or woman can opt for inter-caste marriage and Khap Panchayat cannot question it. A three-judge bench of the apex court, hea...

Army jawan cremated at his native place in

Nashik, Jan 16 : The body of an Army jawan, Lance Naik Yogesh Muralidhar Bhadane (28), who was killed in Pakistani firing at Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, was cremated w...

Series based on surgical strikes in the works

Mumbai, Jan 16 : The story of India's surgical strike on terrorist hubs in Pakistan is being made into multi-part series. Applause Entertainment will be making the series. However, the medium on w...

Police resorts to lathicharge, Ten injured in clash

Puducherry, Jan 16 : Police resorted to a lathicharge to quell two clashing groups at Perambai village in Villippuram district of Tamil Nadu near here on Monday evening in which ten persons were inju...

Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 16 : It was a sunny Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.1 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the Met Office said. "The sky will be ...

BMC regularises modifications in Bachchan's property

Mumbai, Jan 16 : The Mumbai Municipal corporation has regularised the alleged illegal modifications observed in the bungalow belonging to actor Amitabh Bachchan and six other bigwigs, an RTI query re...

Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court for 13th time

Islamabad, Jan 16 : A hearing of corruption references against former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, is underway in an accountability court in Islamabad, media re...

Sand mining row: Punjab Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh resigns

Chandigarh, Jan 16 : Punjab Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has stepped down from his post for allegedly pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff's names. Mr Singh h...

India, Israel sign nine agreements

New Delhi, Jan 15 : India and Israel on Monday signed nine agreements, including in the areas of cyber security and oil and gas, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Mo...

Modi to launch 'work commencement' at Barmer refinery

Jaipur, Jan 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday launch what is being described as "work commencement" for one of the country's most modern refineries in Rajasthan's Barmer district -- f...

President, PM greet army officers, personnel on Army Day

New Delhi, Jan 15 : President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the valiant men and women of the Indian army on the occasion of the 70th Army Day. "On Army Day, gr...

26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast: officials

Baghdad, Jan 15 : A double suicide bombing killed 26 people in Baghdad today, officials said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. Dr Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for e...

Israeli PM accorded ceremonial welcome

New Delhi, Jan 15 : Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on six-day visit to India, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ...

Prez, PM greet troops on Army Day

New Delhi, Jan 15 : President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the officers and troops of the Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day. "On Army Day, greetings to the ...

'Demonetisation one of the difficult decisions taken by PM' : Jaitley

Chennai, Jan 15 : 'Steps to eradicate black money and the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes was one of the difficult decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi', Union Finance...

Gurugram STF arrests four gangsters in Haryana

Gurugram, Jan 14 : The Gurugram unit of Haryana Police's Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday said it has arrested four sharpshooters of gangster Manjeet Mahal's gang from Jhajjar near here. In its ...

Chilly morning in Delhi, 39 trains delayed, air 'very poor'

New Delhi, Jan15 : The National Capital woke up to a chilly morning on Monday with shallow fog and mist, while the minimum temperature settled at 6.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal for the sea...

Netanyahu hails Modi as a "great leader", backs surgical strike against Pak

New Delhi, Jan 15 : The visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hailed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as a "great leader" and of course in a veiled manner endorsed India's surgic...

Fire engulfs plastic factory in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 15 : A fire broke out in a plastic factory in the Bhorgarh industrial area here, according to the Delhi Fire Service. The massive fire that began at the ground floor engulfed the w...

Gen Rawat to review parade on Army Day

New Delhi, Jan 15 : The Indian Army is all set to celebrate 70th Army Day, with parades and shows at its major locations across the country on Monday. The celebration marks the day Field Marshal K...

Nuclear threats can't undermine need for India, Pakistan talks

Islamabad, Jan 15 : India Army chief General Bipin Rawat's remarks that his force was ready to call Pakistan's "nuclear bluff" and cross the border cannot "erase the core truth" that the two countrie...