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Six killed in UP road mishap

Jaunpur, Dec 12 (UNI) Six people, including three women, were killed while five others sustained injuries after a truck collided with a tempo in Ketakat Kotwali area of the district on Wednesday. ...

Delhiites witness light drizzle , air remains 'very poor'

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Delhiites witnessed light drizzle in some parts of the city on Wednesday evening after going through a pleasant day, as maximum temperature settled at 21.6 degrees C, two notc...

Guv Narasimhan invites KCR to form new Govt in Telangana

Hyderabad, Dec 12 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh and Telangana common Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday invited Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to form a new government in the State. ...

RS pays tribute to George Bush

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Rajya Sabha on Wednesday paid tributes to former US president George W Bush. Soon after the House met for the day, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu read the obituary reference to Ge...

Paragon Housing scam: NAB granted 10-day physical remand of Khawaja brothers

Islamabad, Dec 12 (UNI) An accountability court in Lahore granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) 10-day physical remand of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique and his...

Two day Delhi Assembly session to begin on Dec 20

New Delhi, Dec 12(UNI) A two day session of the Delhi Assembly will be held on December 20- 21, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. 'Delhi Cabinet has recommended convenin...

Chhattisgarh Congress consultations begin to choose CM

Raipur, Dec 12 (UNI) Consultations of MLAs of Indian National Congress commenced this evening to confer on the choice of the new Chief Minister following the party's overwhelming victory with more th...

Govt committed to increase India’s health spending to 2.5 percent of GDP by 2025: Modi

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Government is committed to increase India’s health spending to 2.5 percent of GDP by 2025, reaching to more than 100 bil...

Muzzaffapur shelter home case charge sheet almost ready, CBI tells SC

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) The probe agency, CBI, today apprised the Apex Court that the charge sheet is almost ready in the Muzzaffurpur shelter home case is ready and will be filed soon. A divisio...

Senior CPI leader U N Mishra dies

Patna, Dec 12 (UNI) Senior CPI leader and former editor of ‘Janshakti’ U N Mishra died in Bilaspur following his brief illness today. He was 84. Mr Mishra breathed his last at a hospital in Bilaspu...

Snowfall derails life in HP, many roads snowbound

Shimla, Dec 12(UNI) Many parts of Himachal experienced moderate to heavy snowfall while down stream were lashed with showers, as tourist places like Manali, Shimla, Kufri, Narkanda and Dalhousie were...

Two day Delhi Assembly session to begin on Dec 20

New Delhi, Dec 12(UNI) A two day session of the Delhi Assembly will be held on December 20- 21, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday. ''Delhi Cabinet has recommended convening...

CM Biren wants politics sans religion

Imphal, Dec 12 (UNI) Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said that politics should never be done on the basis of community or religion, and it should be based only on human service and humanity. He...

New RBI Governor to meet PSU banks Thursday

Mumbai, Dec 12 (UNI) Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das has convened a meeting of the Managing Directors and Chief Executive Officers of public sector banks on Thursday to discuss issues ...

CB Paliwal's resignation raises questions on UP govt: Masood Ahmed

Lucknow, Dec 12 (UNI) Attacking Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, president of Uttar Pradesh Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Masood Ahmed on Wednesday said the resignation of UP Subordinate Servi...

Chinese vice president stresses reform, opening up

Guangzhou, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has urged stronger confidence and more concrete efforts to write a "new chapter" of reform and opening up in the new era. Wang made the ...

Advanced military communication satellite GSAT-7A for IAF set for launch on Dec 19

Chennai, Dec 12 (UNI) In a record seventh mission in 2018, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch 2,250 kg GSAT-7A, India's Advanced Military Communication satellite, GSLV-F11 from...

Leopard attacks a three year-old baby and eats

Ballari, Dec 12 (UNI) In a gruesome incident, a leopard snatched and ate a three year-old baby in Somalapur village in Kampli taluk in the district on Tuesday evening . Police said on Wednesday the...

RFID implanted mules at Vaishno Devi track: CEO

Jammu, Dec 12: The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi yatra will soon go green. Abiding by the directions of the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal, Radio Frequency Identification implanted mules wil...

Strike Cripples Normal Life In North Kashmir’s Hajin Town

Srinagar, Dec 12: Normal life remained crippled for the fourth successive day on Wednesday in Hajin town and adjoining areas in north Kashmir district of Bandipora against the killing of two local mi...

Missing north Kashmir student traced in Mumbai; safe with his family, say police

Srinagar, Dec 12: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that a north Kashmir student, who was reported missing since December 8 from his colleges in Delhi NCR, has been traced in Mumbai. “The...

Kaiga Set World Record For Non-Stop Production On December 10

KARWAR December 12 : The indigenously developed Kaiga Atomic Power Station (KAPS) set a new world record on December 10, with one of its units operating uninterrupted for more than 940 days. The rea...

Mughal Road Remains Closed, One Way Traffic On Kashmir Highway Despite Rain

Srinagar, Dec 12: The historic 86-km-long Mughal road remained closed for the third day on Wednesday due to snowfall and slippery road condition while one-way traffic was plying despite rain on the n...

Sensex Rallies By 363 85 Pts After Appointment Of Shaktikanta Das As New RBI Governor

Mumbai, Dec 12: The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday rebounded 363.84 points to 35,513.85 in early trade after former bureaucrat Shaktikanta Das was named as the new Govern...

NS Jamwal To Replace Ram Awtar As New IG BSF (Jammu Frontier)

Jammu, Dec 12: Mr N S Jamwal will replace Ram Awtar as new IG BSF (Jammu Frontier) by December end, sources said. Mr Jamwal is a highly decorated 1984 batch direct entry officer, who is a recipien...

Ladakh highway remains closed for 3rd day due to snow accumulation

Srinagar, Dec 12: The Ladakh region remained cut off from the Kashmir valley for the third day on Wednesday due to the closure of the 434-km-long National Highway due to the accumulation of snow and ...

Racing towards the finish line in MP: BJP 79, Cong 78, SP one

Bhopal, Dec 11: In an unprecedented political neck and neck race in Madhya Pradesh where counting of Assembly votes is still underway on Tuesday, the Congress emerged victorious in 78 constituencies ...

Cong does not have mandate in MP, says BJP's state unit chief Rakesh Singh

New Delhi/Bhopal, Dec 12: The mandate could be clear but a possible post-poll alliance and manoeuvring could still shatter Congress dreams of capturing power in Madhya Pradesh. "Pradesh mein Con...

Shimla, Narkanda, Kufri get season's first snowfall

Shimla, Dec 12 : Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla, Narkanda and Kufri recorded season's first snowfall on Wednesday, much to the delight of tourists. Jubbal- Kothai in Shimla, Tariund near Dharam...

Online portal 'ENSURE' launched

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday launched a portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by NABARD and operated under t...

Cong win in Raj, C’garh reflects shift in momentum on digital media campaign

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) As the Congress scored a win over the BJP in the Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, political observers credited the victory to a shift in momentum in favou...

Huawei CFO arrest: China slams Canada for delayed notice

BEIJING, Dec 11 (UNI) Canadian authorities failed to inform China about the arrest of the chief financial officer (CFO) of country's Huawei Technologies, Meng Wanzhou, immediately after it happened, ...

Smuggler nabbed with 2 kg opium in Punjab

Moga, Dec 11 (UNI) The Counter intelligence wing of Moga police has arrested a notorious opium smuggler from main crossing near Moga bus stand on Tuesday afternoon. The nabbed criminal has been iden...

Assembly election result shows the mood of the nation- Naveen

Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (UNI) The outcome of the assembly election results in five state shows the mood of the nation, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik said here today. Mr Patnaik ...

BJP HQ wears desolate ;look as saffron party set to lose power in Raj, C'Garh & MP

New Delhi, Dec 11(UNI) As the trends for counting of votes for assembly elections showed the BJP on the verge of losing power in Hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgar...

Shaktikanta Das is new Guv of RBI

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) Former Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das was on Tuesday appointed the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. The Appointments Committee of the Ca...

Modi requests lawmakers to work beyond stipulated time during Winter Session of Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) Stating that there might be debates, discussions and conversations during the Winter Session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday requested lawmakers to work...

Gold worth Rs. 27.3 lakh seized at airport

Chennai, Dec 11 (UNI) Customs Officers at the Anna International Airport detected three cases of smuggling and seized gold worth Rs 27.3 lakh and other goods valued at Rs 6.34 lakh on Tuesday. A re...

Poll results will reinforce fight against 'fascist' BJP, strengthen Grand Alliance : Stalin

Chennai, Dec 11 (UNI) DMK President M K Stalin on Thursday said the results of the Assembly polls, in which Congress breached the BJP fortress in the Hindi heartland of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Ma...

Mary Kom honoured, road named after her

Imphal, Dec 11 (UNI) Manipur government today honoured Mary Kom, Gold Medallist of the recently held AIBA World Women Boxing Championship, 2018 New Delhi, with the title “Meethoileima” in a felicitat...

Two Carpenters fell from fourth floor under construction building and died

Kalaburagi, Dec 11 (UNI) Two Carpenters died on the spot after they accidentally fell from the fourth floor of a under construction Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science and Research Hospi...

JP stand on SC/ST Act proved fatal for party in polls: Surendra Singh

Ballia, Dec 11 (UNI) Enraged at the depressing display of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the elections of five states, MLA Surendra Singh of the Bairia Vidhan Sabha area of this district said th...

Rebel-turned-politician Zoramthanga to don CM hat in Mizoram again

Guwahati, Dec 11 (UNI) Rebel-turned-politician, Zoramthanga, the chief of the Mizo National Front, is all set to don the hat of Chief Minister again in the tiny state of Mizoram, the last frontier in...

Congress set to stage comeback in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Dec 11 (UNI) The Opposition Congress was all set to wrest power from the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan, with the grand old party tightening its grip on 103 of the 199 Assemb...

Pakistan accepts India has stakes in Afghanistan

Islamabad, Dec 11 (UNI) Conceding for the first time that India has stakes in Afghanistan, Pakistan has said cooperation of its eastern neighbour would be crucial to establish peace in the conflict-w...

Rahul notches up first big win as Cong to form Govt in Raj, C'Garh, closes in on majority mark in MP

New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) In a first major win for Rahul Gandhi since he took over the charge of the Congress exactly an year ago, the party seemed all set to form Government in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and...

Yogi govt to bring 2nd supplementary budget in State Assy on Dec 19

Lucknow, Dec 11(UNI) Yogi Adityanath government will bring the second supplementary budget during the brief four days long winter session of the Uttar Pradesh legislature commencing from December 18....

India's role crucial for Afghan peace: Qureshi

Islamabad, Dec 11: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India's cooperation would be needed for bringing peace to war-torn Afghanistan. Speaking in the National Assembly ...

Congress bags Chhattisgarh, TRS sweeps Telangana, suspense in MP

New Delhi, Dec 11: The Congress on Tuesday was set to return to power in Chhattisgarh, was ahead of the BJP in Rajasthan and locked in a neck-and-neck fight in Madhya Pradesh but it was mauled in Tel...

Grateful, indebted, humbled: KCR's son

Hyderabad, Dec 11: With the ruling TRS party's massive win in the Telangana Assembly elections, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's son K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday thanked the people of the state for...

Dalai Lama to address Mumbai students during visit

Mumbai, Dec 11: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, will address students at prominent institutions here during his three-day visit to the city, an official statement said on Tuesday. The 14t...

It is ding-dong battle in MP

Bhopal, Dec 11: Contrary to exit poll predictions that gave the Congress a clear edge in Assembly elections, the Congress and the ruling BJP were involved in a nail-biting contest for power on Tuesda...

Panchayat Polls Culminate Today || 430 in fray for 55 Sarpanch, 138 Panch seats in 7 K-dists

JAMMU: Stringent security arrangements have been put in place to ensure peaceful and free and fair polling in the ninth and final phase of the panchayat elections to be held on Tuesday. With signi...

National interest must prevail over party: Modi

New Delhi, Dec 11:Calling for extensive debate on issues related to public interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hoped that matters of national interest will prevail over party considerat...

Urjit resigns as RBI Guv

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel, who faced the possibility of an unprecedented action from the government over differences on a variety of issues, Monday resigned from his job citing person...

Mallya to be extradited

LONDON: A UK court on Monday ordered Vijay Mallya's extradition and said there were substantial "misrepresentations" in flamboyant billionaire's characterisations of his financial dealings, in a majo...

Identity of rape victims has to be protected: SC

New Delhi, Dec 11: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the identity of rape victims has to be protected at all stages of the case including during trial. A bench of Justices Madan B. Lokur, S. ...

Congress set for landslide win in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Dec 11: As predicted by exit polls, the Congress on Tuesday appeared headed for a landslide win in Chhattisgarh, dealing a major blow to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which has rule...

Urjit Patel's resignation signals dangerous trend: AIBEA

Chennai, Dec 11: Although the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) had earlier demanded RBI Governor Urjit Patel's resignation, his calling it quits on Monday has left the banking body shock...

Foggy Tuesday morning in Delhi, air quality 'severe'

New Delhi, Dec 11: It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Tuesday with the air quality remaining "severe" and the minimum temperature recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius, average for the seas...

Top Congress leaders trailing in Telangana

Hyderabad, Dec 11: Several top Congress leaders were trailing in the Telangana Assembly elections as the initial trends from across the state indicated on Tuesday. The party's floor leader in the ...

SC to hear Maha govt, Baig's appeals in German bakery case

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Supreme Court on Monday said that it would hear the appeals filed by the Maharashtra state government and accused Mirza Himayat Baig in connection with the German Blast case. ...

Proud that people from all walks of life & institutions standing up to move to take away RBI reserves: Rahul

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Reacting to the resignation of Urjit Patel as Reserve Bank of India Governor, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that he was proud that people from all walks of li...

Modi Govt took 30 revolutionary decisions as against five taken by others in 30 years: Shah

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for not pursuing a policy of vote bank politics and said it has taken several tough decisions whic...

Russia offers India its rich experience in counter terror activities

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Russia on Monday offered to share with India its ‘wealth of experience in counter terrorism activities’. This was conveyed to Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venk...

Women among 7 dead in separate mishaps in Gujarat

Bhavnagar/Luvawada, Dec 10 (UNI) Two women were among seven people, who lost their lives in two separate road accidents at Bhavnagar and Mahisagar districts, respectively on Monday. According to p...

We will miss him immensely: PM on resignation of Urjit Patel

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed sadness on the resignation of Reserve bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel who he described as "a thorough professional wi...

Indian Healthcare crowdfunding platform receives investment from Abu-Dhabi based firm

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Indian healthcare crowdfunding platform ImpactGuru.com has raised investments from Abu-Dhabi based 'Shorooq Investments' and from some other GCC-based angel investors. Ear...

Resignation of Urjit Patel reflects denigration of integrity of RBI, says Congress

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) In a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over 'unceremonious exit' of Urjit Patel as Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, the Congress party on Monday said the resig...

People need to awaken to get rid of middlemen, corruption & poverty: Raghubar

Pakur, Dec 10 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said as the policies of the state government are focused on development, poverty would be removed from the state and for that the peopl...

Why keep Sidhu in Cabinet if he is part of Pak Army and ISI gameplan: Chugh to Amarinder

Chandigarh, Dec 10 (UNI) In the wake of Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s revelation that Kartarpur Corridor was a conspiracy hatched by Pakistan Army and ISI against India, the BJP on Mon...

Rupee ends weak at 71.34 verus US Dollar, 3 week-low

Mumbai, Dec 10 (UNI) The Rupee on Monday tumbled down by 54 paise to 71.34, a three-week-low against the greenback on rising demand for US Dollars by bankers and importers, dealers at Forex Mar...

Sensex plunges by 713.53 pts to 3-wk-low below 35K-level at 34,959.72 amidst negative global cues, uncertainty over State Assy poll results

Mumbai, Dec 10 (UNI) The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) reversed the gains of previous session and slumped on Monday by 713.53 points to end below the 35K-level at 34,959.72, a ...

Govt acknowledges Urjit Patel's services to country, says Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Reacting to Urjit Patel’s resignation as RBI Governor, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Government acknowledges with deep sense of appreciation his services to the...

Russia offers India its rich experience in counter terror activities

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Russia on Monday offered to share with India its ‘wealth of experience in counter terrorism activities’. This was conveyed to Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairma...

Dilip Kumar to welcome 96th birthday among close friends, family

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) His movement is limited, diet is restricted and he recognises only a few close ones. But as he turns 96 on Tuesday, Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar continues to get the love of ...

Modi seeks cooperation for winter session, Congress wants JPC on Rafale

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Naredndra Modi on Monday sought cooperation of opposition parties in smooth running of the winter session of Parliament as the Congress sought a JPC probe into...

Tyrannical Modi regime has unleashed financial emergency: Congress on Urjit's exit

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Attacking the Narendra Modi government over RBI Governor Urjit Patel's resignation, the Congress on Monday said the "tyrannical Modi regime" had unleashed a de facto financia...

Kushwaha blasts Modi as he quits NDA, government

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) RLSP leader Upendra Kushwaha on Monday quit the BJP-led NDA and the Modi government, charging Prime Minister Narendra Modi with betraying Bihar and with pursuing an "opaque s...

RBI Governor quits

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel on Monday resigned from his post with immediate effect, citing "personal reasons". "On account of personal reasons, I have de...

Pak will continue to lend full support to people of Kashmir: Imran Khan

Islamabad, Dec 10: Pakistan would continue to lend full diplomatic, political and moral support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday. Khan's remarks came in a...

Education is key to development of country: Prez

Gorakhpur, Dec 10: President Ram Nath Kovind said here on Monday that education is the key to development of the country and claimed that without development of Poorvanchal, Uttar Pradesh cannot mov...

One-yr BJP rule in HP: PM to address mega rally on Dec 27

Shimla, Dec 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a mega rally at Dharamshala in the state on December 27, being organised on the completion of one year tenure of the present government, Chie...

Upendra Kushwaha resigns as Union minister

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bihar ally Upendra Kushwaha quit as union minister and exited the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today in a move that had been anticipated for m...

#BigBreaking | "Not Inclined To Interfere": Top Court On Dissolution Of J&K Assembly

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by Gover Satyapal Malik in mid-November. "We are not inclined to interfere (with the de...

1st Test: India register historic win at Adelaide, take 1-0 series lead against Australia

Adelaide, Dec 10; India sealed a memorable victory over Australia by 31 runs to go 1-0 up in the first test of the four-match series here at Adelaide Oval on Monday. Chasing a record target of 323...

President Kovind visits Gorakhnath temple

Gorakhpur, Dec 10 : President Ramnath Kovind on Monday visited the Gorakhnath temple here and worshipped there for about 30 minutes, on his two-day visit to Gorakhpur. In the presence of chief min...

Ram temple issue raked up to divert people's attention from Rafale scam: Kanhaiya Kumar

Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Dec 10: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, All India Students Federation (AISF) vice president and JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar has said that the Ram temple i...

Priyanka Chopra responds to The Cut's viral, now-deleted piece calling her a scam artist

Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra was called a 'global scam artist' by an article in The Cut, an offshoot of the New York Magazine. The piece, titled 'Is Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' Love for Real?' slammed...

Bulandshahr cop killing: Army jawan brought to Meerut, denies involvement

NEW DELHI, DEC 10: Army jawan Jitendra Malik, who is accused of killing a policeman during Bulandshahr violence, has been handed over to Uttar Pradesh Police last night by the Army. In the preliminar...

Nirbhaya death anniv: Short-film 'Ab Mujhe Udnaa Hai’ bags top awards

New Delhi, Dec 9: ‘Ab Mujhe Udnaa Hai - Let Me Soar High', a 27-minute short film that has come on the sixth death anniversary of 'Nirbhaya', has won 12 national and international awards in various c...

Pakistan opens President House to public

Islamabad, Dec 9 : The common man in Pakistan became privileged on Sunday, when the President House opened its doors to the public, for the first time in the country's history. Earlier, the Paki...

Omar wishes Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

Srinagar, Dec 9: National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah on Sunday wished former Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on her birthday. Mr Abdullah, who is the former...

Day Temp Dips As Rain, Snow Predicted Till Tuesday In Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 9: People continued to shiver as the mercury further dipped and settled several degrees below normal due to overcast conditions, coupled with ice-cold winds, during the day at a majorit...

Thousands Of Cases Settled In National Lok Adalats Held Across Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 9: Thousands of cases of different nature were settled amicably in National Lok Adalats held across Kashmir valley. Officials on Sunday said that National Lok Adalat was on Saturda...

Proposal To Rename Allahabad University As Prayagraj University

Prayagraj (Allahabad), Dec 9: Authorities of Allahabad University, a central varsity, have sent a proposal to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, to rename the University as Prayagraj. According to...

18-hour-long Srinagar encounter ends; 3 militants killed, 5 SF personnel injured

Srinagar, Dec 9: Three militants were killed and five security force personnel were injured in an 18-hour-long encounter, which ensued on Saturday afternoon after forces launched a Cordon and Search ...

Mass Arrest, Tear Gas, As France Hit By 31,000 'Yellow Vest' Protesters

December/09; Rising fuel prices have enraged people of France and they have come out on roads wearing 'Yellow Vest' as a symbol of protest. According to news agency AFP, more than 31,000 people joine...

111-Year-Old Karnataka Priest Recovers From Emergency Liver Operation

The pontiff was flown to Chennai from Bengaluru on Friday in an air ambulance for the operation to treat his liver and bile duct infection. Tumakuru is located about 70 km west of Bengaluru. BENGA...

Hillary Clinton, Bollywood Stars In Udaipur For Isha Ambani’s Wedding Celebrations

Udaipur, Dec 8: US former First Lady Hillary Clinton and a slew of Bollywood celebrities including newlywed Priyanka Chopra and her American singer husband Nick Jonas arrived here on Saturday for the...

Teacher Uses Sellotape to Silence LKG Students

New Delhi, December 9: A lady teacher of a private school in Gurgaon was suspended following a video of an incident, where she allegedly put sellotape across the mouths of two LKG students to keep th...

Armyman Wanted For His Role In Bulandshahr Violence Held

Meerut Dec, 9: An army soldier who is accused of killing a police inspector in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr was handed over by his unit of the Rashtriya Rifles to the UP Police on Saturday for further...

223 terrorists killed in Jammu & Kashmir this year, highest in 8 years

New Delhi Dec 9: Violence has run high in Jammu & Kashmir this year, with terrorists killed at an eight-year high of 223 while terror-related incidents rose to 429 from 342 last year and civilian cas...

2 militants killed, as many jawans injured in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, Dec 9: Two militants were killed and as many security force personnel were injured in an encounter, which ensued when forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Saturday at Muj...

Virat Kohli crosses 1000-run mark in Australia, joins elite list

Adelaide, Dec 8: Adding another feather to his cap, Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the fastest Indian to score 1000 Test runs for India in Australia as he reached nine runs at the Adelaide Oval in...

India vs Australia , 1st test day 3 : India crosses 100 run lead

Adelaide, Dec 8: The third day of the first test match was interrupted by rain where India lost two crucial wickets of Murali Vijay and K L Rahul. Murali Vijay and K L Rahul contributed 50 run par...

Teacher Tapes Mouths Of 2 Primary Students, Says Used Filthy Language

GURGAON: A woman teacher of a private school here was suspended for allegedly putting sellotape across the mouths of two pre-nursery children to keep them quiet during a class, school authorities sai...

Pune girl's rape & murder: Victim's uncle held

Pune (Maha), Dec 8: Police Saturday claimed to have cracked the case of rape and murder of a 17-year-old girl in the city with the arrest of her uncle. The accused, who is the husband of the victi...

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas receive apology from The Cut writer

Mumbai, Dec 8: Newlyweds Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have received an apology from writer Mariah Smith, who penned an article for The Cut in which she labelled the Indian star as a "modern-day sca...

Swaraj holds talks with counterpart from Iceland

New Delhi, Dec 8: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday held wide-ranging talks with her counterpart from Iceland Guolaugur or on ways to deepen bilateral ties in areas of trade, investmen...

Mining dependents seek help from Suresh Prabhu to meet PM

Panaji, Dec 8: Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF) Chief Putti Gaonkar on Saturday said that mining dependents have urged Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu to facilitate a meeting w...

SI killed in road accident in Prayagraj

Prayagraj, Dec 8: A police Sub Inspector was killed in a road accident in Jhunsi area of this Uttar Pradesh district, police said on Saturday. Sub-Inspector Manish Yadav, 32, native of Dudi Bagh ...

UP cops in J&K to nab suspect jawan

JAMMU: The fire of a police inspector’s murder in mob frenzy over cow slaughter in Bulandshahr early this week reached Jammu, when a team of Uttar Pradesh police arrived here on Friday to investigate...

Gadkari collapses at function, says he's now fine

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Dec 7: Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari, a diabetic, fainted during a function here on Friday due to "low sugar" and later, after taking rest, left for the Shirdi S...

Military Literature Festival begins with tribute to WWI soldiers

Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Punjab Governor V. P. Singh Badnore on Friday dedicated the Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2018 to the valour of over 74,000 Indians who had laid down their lives in Worl...

Mamata scared of BJP to deny yatra permissions but we will approach courts: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Dec 7: BJP president Amit Shah declared on Friday that his party had only postponed, not cancelled ,its yatras in West Bengal despite the Mamata Banerjee government and a Kolkata High Cour...

Two people shot at by drunkard in Prayagraj

Prayagraj, Dec 7: Panic triggered in the area after two people were shot at by a drunken man in George Town area, police said on Friday. According to police Akash Kumar and Sumit Rai, residents of...

Soldier Seen In Videos Allegedly Shot UP Cop, Fled To Kashmir

BULANDSHAHR, UTTAR PRADESH: A soldier has emerged as a key suspect in the killing of a police inspector in mob frenzy over cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr on Monday. Jeetu Fauji, an army...

Gadkari collapses in Maharashtra function

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Dec 7: Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari fainted and collapsed during a function here on Friday. The incident occurred when he was standing with other dignitaries...

India's growth was muted by lack of intent of earlier governments: Modi

New Delhi, Dec 7: Claiming that India has witnessed unprecedented growth and development under his tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday blamed the "lack of intent" of previous governments m...

Cold Friday morning in Delhi, 'very poor' air

New Delhi, Dec 7: It was a cold Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average, while the air quality remained in the 'very ...

Himachal's Kalpa gets snowfall

Shimla, Dec 7:Tourist destinations like Kalpa located on the high hills of Himachal Pradesh received snowfall on Friday, turning it even more picturesque. "The higher reaches of Lahaul-Spiti, Kinn...

CNN's New York offices given all-clear after bomb threat

Newyork: Police and CNN have issued an all-clear message after the network's New York offices and studios were evacuated Thursday night because of a phoned-in bomb threat. "The NYPD has now given ...