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11 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh: English-medium government schools still use Hindi mode
About 5,000 government schools in Uttar Pradesh were promoted to English Medium as a part of the School Chalo Abhiyan, but sadly there hasn't been any changes at ground level.
07 Apr 2018India
Sachin Tendulkar explains why ending open-defecation is important for children
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar calls for ending open defecation in an open letter published in Hindustan Times.
05 Apr 2018Bihar
How has two years of liquor ban changed Bihar?
Bihar police conducted a raid every two minutes and seven people were put behind bars every hour in the last two years since the state banned alcohol.
01 Apr 2018Jharkhand
CBSE paper-leak fiasco no longer limited to just NCR, Haryana
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and central government's claims that the leak of Class 10 Maths paper is restricted to Delhi, the National Capital Region and Haryana doesn't hold water anymore.
01 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Four-storey building collapses in Indore; 10 killed, rescue operations underway
A four-storey building collapsed in Indore on Saturday evening, killing at least 10 people and injuring six others.
31 Mar 2018Delhi
16-year-old Delhi boy informed CBSE of Class-10 Maths paper leak
A 16-year-old Class 10 student living in West Delhi informed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of the Maths paper leak hours before the scheduled exam on March 28.
30 Mar 2018Odisha
Odisha doctor crosses hill, river to assist woman in labor
At a time when healthcare giants are infamous for fleecing patients and organizational apathy, tales of selfless individual efforts rekindle hope.
24 Mar 2018Murder
Sonepat: 18-year-old boy shot dead over old family rivalry
An 18-year-old boy was fired at 10 times on Thursday as he was waiting at a Sonepat government school for his sister who was writing her Class 10 exam.
23 Mar 2018Muslims
Love over religion: The curious story of a mentally-challenged man
The last rites of a 24-year-old mentally-challenged man in UP's Moradabad on Wednesday would have silenced even the snarkiest communal haters.
22 Mar 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader
In a first, 11 men were sentenced to life in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday for lynching a Muslim trader last year, suspecting that he was transporting beef.
20 Mar 2018UNESCO
Water of India's river-basins to get undrinkable by 2050: UNESCO
The water quality of river basins in South and Central India will suffer high levels of deterioration by 2050, warns a new UNESCO report released ahead of World Water Day on March 22.
20 Mar 2018Donald Trump
Anti H-1B advertisements at railways stations, trains in Silicon Valley
An anti-immigrant organization has installed advertisements against H-1B visa-holders at railways stations and on trains in California's San Francisco Bay Area, where Silicon Valley, the home to world's top tech companies, is located.
19 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
Aarushi double-murder: SC admits plea challenging Talwars' acquittal
Nearly 10 years after their daughter was killed, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are still fighting to clear their name.
13 Mar 2018Donald Trump
US student visas to Indians dropped by 28% in 2017
The number of US student visas issued to Indians fell by 28% in 2017, revealed state department data.
10 Mar 2018Gorakhpur
People of UP no longer want Aurangzeb's government, says Adityanath
While campaigning for Gorakhpur bypolls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath likened the previous Samajwadi Party government to Mughal dynastic rule.
08 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
CBI challenges acquittal of Aarushi Talwar's parents in Supreme Court
Despite it being a decade since they were killed, investigations into the murders of Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj are far from over.
08 Mar 2018Japan
Coca-Cola to soon roll-out its first alcoholic drink in Japan
In a major breakaway from over 130 years of tradition, Coca-Cola will soon launch its first alcoholic drink, but exclusively for Japan.
06 Mar 2018Delhi
Supreme Court rebukes DDA on Delhi Master Plan 2021 changes
In a severe reprimand to the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the changes it proposed to Delhi's Master Plan for 2021.
06 Mar 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
Doordarshan may soon have Kaun Banega Crorepati for Kashmir
The central government is mulling over creating a Kaun Banega Crorepati with Doordarshan exclusively for Kashmiris.
05 Mar 2018Delhi
Delhi Metro's Pink Line to start running from this week
After successful trail, the 20.6-km long patch of Delhi Metro's Pink Line between Majlis Park and Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus is all set to begin operations later this week.
28 Feb 2018Mumbai
Stay indoors, Mumbaikars: IMD predicts heat wave for today, tomorrow
The temperature in Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri is likely to soar six degrees above normal and would touch 38°C degrees both today and tomorrow, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) as it issued a heat wave warning on Wednesday.
22 Feb 2018Madhya Pradesh
CBSE's student-helpline gets 5,600 calls in 21 days
A tele-helpline launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on February 1 to help Class 10-12 students better deal with the pressure of Board exams, has received 5,600 calls in 21 days.
17 Feb 2018Pune
Pune builder arrested for swindling investors of Rs. 230 crore
A Pune builder and his wife were arrested from a New Delhi hotel on Saturday for duping more than 2,000 investors to the tune of Rs. 230 crore.
16 Feb 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
JNU: Students 'confine' top administration over compulsory attendance row
Looks like the furore over compulsory attendance at the Jawaharlal Nehru University is not going to die down anytime soon.
07 Feb 2018Delhi Police
How Delhi Police rescued 5-year-old kidnapped boy
The kidnap and rescue of Vihaan Gupta, a five-year-old boy in Delhi, is no less thrilling than an Abbas-Mustan film.
05 Feb 2018India
After 32 years of cleaning, how dirty is Ganga today?
Contradicting reports of visible filth and pollution, the National Mission for Clean Ganga's (NMCG) recent data suggests that the holy river might be cleaner today than it was 32 years ago, when the government first launched projects to revive it.
04 Feb 2018India
Meet India's Women's Ice Hockey team
Ice Hockey is a sport that is yet to gain popularity in India but a group of girls from Ladakh might change that soon.
03 Feb 2018India
Pune's Shruti Shrikhande tops UPSC CDS exam among girls
Shruti Shrikhande, a 22-year-old from Pune, has topped the Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination among girls, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recently announced.
02 Feb 2018Dalit
Hyderabad: Girl humiliated for not paying school fees, kills self
A 14-year-old Dalit girl hanged herself to death at her Hyderabad house on Thursday evening after being punished and humiliated in school for not paying fees.
02 Feb 2018India
Remembering Khushwant Singh on his 103rd birth anniversary
How does one eulogize a writer who penned his own obituary and epitaph in his prime?
30 Jan 2018Andhra Pradesh
Raid unmasks corrupt Andhra babu, assets worth Rs. 60cr found
In a major crackdown on corruption, the Andhra Pradesh police on Monday arrested a government employee after assets worth Rs. 60 crore were recovered during multiple raids at his properties, a sharp contrast to his monthly salary of Rs. 1 lakh.
28 Jan 2018BCCI
Death-threats and muscle power in BCCI: The dark side exposed
While it does seem that things are going well for BCCI, with the Indian cricket team's victory in the third-test in South Africa and the IPL auctions, a Hindustan Times report suggests things "inside BCCI" are pretty messy.
20 Jan 2018Haryana
Haryana shocker: Class 12 student shoots school principal, detained
In yet another shocking incident of school violence, a Class 12 student in Haryana's Yamunanagar shot dead his principal inside her school office on Saturday afternoon.
16 Jan 2018Crime Against Women
Two minor boys gang-rape 13-year-old at Ghaziabad's Hindon air base
Rape is no longer exclusive to adults.
13 Jan 2018India
8,214 Delhiites fined in four days for public smoking
Trying to curb cigarette smoking in public, Delhi Police has fined 8,214 offenders in just four days.
13 Jan 2018Delhi
JNU makes 75% attendance compulsory; students stage protests
Implementing its December 1 decision, the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday made 75% attendance mandatory for all students.
13 Jan 2018India
Jains are the wealthiest Indian community: National survey
Jains are the wealthiest religious community in India. Delhi and Punjab are the richest states. Bihar is the poorest.
11 Jan 2018Delhi Police
LeT terrorist behind Red Fort attack arrested after 17 years
Bilal Ahmed Kawa, a key suspect involved in the December 22, 2000 terror shoot-out at Red Fort, was arrested on Wednesday evening from Delhi airport.
05 Jan 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh man gets son arrested for killing his pet dog
In a rare incident, a 48-year-old man from Chhattisgarh got one of his sons arrested for killing his pet dog.
28 Dec 2017Jawaharlal Nehru University
From January, attendance compulsory for JNU students
Delhi's premier Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has made student attendance compulsory from January 2018, inviting sharp criticism from all quarters.