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19 Oct 2019

Virat Kohli

Watch: Rohit Sharma shouts at rain gods during 3rd Test

Indian opener Rohit Sharma grabbed headlines as he smashed the sixth century of his Test career.

12 Jul 2017


Amarnath attack: Can't an Indian vent on Twitter without fear?

Terrorists opened fire pilgrims in a bus heading to the holy site of Amarnath in J&K. Seven people died, 14 were injured.

07 Apr 2017


Russia bans "gay clown" memes of President Putin

With a recent ruling by Moscow's Justice Ministry, it is now illegal to portray President Vladimir Putin in makeup, or otherwise implying he is gay.

07 Apr 2017

Mahendra Nath Pandey

MP Amar Singh alleges increasing Maoist activity at DU, JNU

Member of Parliament Amar Singh raised a question before the Human Resource Development Ministry in Parliament on April 6 on the alleged "alarming" rise in Maoist activities in institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University.

07 Apr 2017


J&K avalanche: Three soldiers killed, bodies recovered

Bodies of three soldiers trapped in Jammu and Kashmir's Batalik sector due to an avalanche were recovered on April 7.

06 Apr 2017


'Queen' director Vikas Bahl allegedly molested Phantom employee

A Phantom employee has alleged she was molested by filmmaker Vikas Bahl during a trip to Goa.

06 Apr 2017

Times of India

Sasikala breaks rules, hosts 28 visitors in a month

According to documents accessed by TOI, AIADMK leader Sasikala, currently in jail at Parappana Agahara, has hosted 28 visitors in 31 days.

06 Apr 2017

Union Cabinet

Railways: Massive changes imminent as Centre approves regulatory body

The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of an independent regulatory body for railways which will oversee fares and recommend necessary changes.

05 Apr 2017


Third gender: Sanitation ministry bats for respecting bathroom preferences

In a laudable move, the sanitation ministry has issued an advisory to state governments to allow the third gender to use washrooms meant for either men or women, according to their preferences.

05 Apr 2017


IIT-KGP to be the first tech institute with medical courses

IIT-Kharagpur will soon be the first technology institute to offer medical courses. Starting 2019, it plans to start an MBBS course with 50 students.

04 Apr 2017


Ajmer Sharif dargah head urges Muslims to give up beef

Amid a raging debate on triple talaq, the spiritual head of the Ajmer Sharif dargah said the practice goes against Sharia.

04 Apr 2017


Demonetisation: IT sends notice to Junagadh cobbler for Rs10L deposit

A cobbler in Junagadh, Mansukh Makwana, got the shock of his life when IT delivered a notice to him on the pavement seeking details about a Rs. 10 lakh deposit allegedly made in his account during the demonetization drive.

03 Apr 2017

Kia Motors

Over 200 CISF personnel at Kempegowda alleged harassment by seniors

Over 200 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) have moved court seeking improvements in allegedly harsh working conditions.

03 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Kerala BJP candidate promises 'quality beef' upon by-election win

Amid the BJP's increasingly strict policies on cow protection, a party candidate in Kerala surprisingly has promised quality beef for people.

03 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Army jawan carrying two live grenades arrested from Srinagar airport

In a high-profile development, an army jawan was reportedly found carrying two live grenades at Srinagar's civil airport on March 3.

02 Apr 2017

Pakistan News

Pakistan Dargah murder: 20 people tortured to death

In a gruesome incident, the "mentally ill" custodian of a shrine in Pakistan tortured and killed 20 people, including six members of a family. Reasons for the crime haven't been ascertained yet.

02 Apr 2017


Indian police: Personnel may be fined for delay in services

In an attempt to ensure prompt delivery of public services, the Bureau of Police Research and Development has suggested penalizing personnel who fail to conduct duties properly.

02 Apr 2017


'Racial profiling': Indian-origin woman stripped at Frankfurt airport

An Indian-origin woman has alleged racial profiling after she was made to strip by security personnel at Germany's Frankfurt airport.

31 Mar 2017

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Principal allegedly strips 65 students 'to check for menstruation'

Uttar Pradesh government ordered a probe after allegations surfaced about a Muzaffarnagar school principal making students strip to "check for menstrual blood".

31 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

Odisha: Maoists attack Doikalu station ahead of Modi's planned visit

Maoists on March 31 attacked Doikalu railway station in Odisha's Rayagada district and put up posters protesting PM Narendra Modi's proposed visit to the state in April.

31 Mar 2017


Hyderabad, India's first 'Giga City', gets 1GBPS internet plan

Hyderabad has become India's first 'Giga City' with the launch of ACT Fibernet's 1 GBPS broadband internet services.

29 Mar 2017


Illegal mining: HC bans mining for four months in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand HC has ordered a ban on all mining activities in the state for four months, and directed the government to form a panel to determine whether mining activities should be allowed at all.