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11 Apr 2018

Uttar 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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Madhya 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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Donald 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.

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 2018

Donald 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 2018


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.

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 2018


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 2018


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.

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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Madhya 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 2018


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.

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 2018

Delhi 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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Andhra 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 2018


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 2018


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.

13 Jan 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Delhi 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 2018


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.

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.