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BJP leader Gajendra Bhati shot dead in Ghaziabad
BJP leader Gajendra Bhati was shot dead in broad daylight this afternoon in Ghaziabad's Khora Colony.
02 Sep 2017Chandigarh
Massive landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla highway, traffic movement halted
A massive landslide on the Chandigarh-Shimla highway has buried several cars, most of which were parked on the roadside.
02 Sep 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Sudesh Kumari, the woman who sent Ram Rahim to jail
The conviction of Ram Rahim Singh in two 15-year-old rape cases brought cheer to lakhs: Indian judiciary had upheld truth and refused to bow down to political pressure.
Delhi: Dead girl's kidneys save two lives
A 19-year-old girl from Delhi's Chhattarpur, Shakuntala, died at Safdarjung Hospital after consuming poison.
02 Sep 2017Lucknow
The new Lucknow Metro has an all-women operating team!
In a couple of days, the City of Nawabs is going to get its own metro. Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate services on September 5.
Car catches fire due to CNG-kit malfunction
Three men from Gurugram's Palda village were burnt to death near the city's Lemon Tree Hotel as the car they were traveling in had caught fire allegedly due to CNG kit malfunctions.
02 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
Protests across Tamil Nadu over NEET aspirant's suicide
Protests erupted across Tamil Nadu over the death of 17-year-old Dalit medical aspirant Anitha S, who killed herself after the SC dismissed her petition against NEET.
Fight over drugs: Boy killed in front of his mother
A 16-year-old boy, allegedly addicted to inhaling adhesive-based sulochen solution, has been stabbed to death by his friends in Delhi's Kabir Nagar.
Delhiites can finally say goodbye to crowded buses!
Delhi's AAP government finally approved a proposal for the procurement of 2,000 buses on Delhi's roads after a three-year delay.
A whopping 800 engineering colleges to shut down next year
The AICTE is planning to shut down 800 engineering colleges due to plunging admission rates in these institutions, Chairman Anil Dattatraya Sahasrabudhe said.
In MP, over 90 lakh cattle to get Aadhaar-like UIDs
Madhya Pradesh has become the first state to start work on a central scheme aimed at providing Aadhaar-like UID to cows.
02 Sep 2017Haryana
Why did people have blind faith in 'godman' Ram Rahim?
Sirsa wears an almost-deserted look nowadays. The Dera headquarters, once a bustling place, has more or less been abandoned.
02 Sep 2017Odisha
Exempt GST from handloom and handicraft products, urges Odisha CM
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that handloom and handicraft products of the state should be exempted from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
02 Sep 2017Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur tragedy: 'Hero' Dr Kafeel Khan, encephalitis ward in-charge, arrested
Dr. Kafeel Khan, hailed as a hero by social media in the aftermath of the Gorakhpur tragedy, has been arrested by the UP Special Task Force.
02 Sep 2017Indian Railways
World Bank suggests safety measures for Indian Railways
The World Bank, in a recent report, has proposed several recommendations for the Indian Railways.
Modi asks tax officials to be friendly towards honest taxpayers
In India, tax officials are usually feared. Maybe it has something to do with the public perception of them.
01 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Terrorists attack police in J&K: One policeman dead; 8 injured
A Jammu & Kashmir Armed Police party has been targeted by terrorists on the outskirts of Srinagar, near Zeewan, during a routine patrol.
01 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
NEET kills young MBBS aspirant: Depressed teen commits suicide
On 1st Sep, Anitha, a 17-year old MBBS aspirant from Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur district, ended her life by hanging herself at her house in Sendurai, yesterday.
01 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi: Building collapses in Sadar Bazaar; two injured
After heavy rains battered Delhi, a four-storied building in Paan Mandi in old city's Sadar Bazaar near New Delhi Railway Station has collapsed today evening.
First-ever rules allow government to shutdown internet
Under new rules issued by the communication ministry, the government now has the legal power to temporarily shut down phone and internet services in the event of a "public emergency" or for "public safety".
VVIP chopper scam: CBI files chargesheet against ex-IAF chief Tyagi
The CBI has filed a charge sheet against former IAF chief SP Tyagi in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.
01 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi: Two dead, several feared dead as Ghazipur landfill collapses
Two people were killed and others are feared dead as part of the garbage landfill at Delhi's Ghazipur collapsed.
01 Sep 2017Haryana
Ram Rahim's prison troubles: The 'guru' wasn't eating or sleeping
In a few days, the empire built by Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, former Dera Sacha Sauda chief, has fallen apart. The man who lived life king-size is now lodged in Rohtak's Sonaria jail.
01 Sep 2017Mumbai
Mumbai Monorail to get five new rakes by next year
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is going to acquire five new Monorail rakes having four swanky, comfortable coaches each by the end of 2018.
01 Sep 2017Rajasthan
90 infants die in two months in Rajasthan hospital
After UP's BRD, a Rajasthan hospital is in the news for the 90 children's deaths it recorded in just two months.
01 Sep 2017Mumbai
Mumbai: Commuters stage "rail roko" protest at Vasind
Agitated that local train services on Mumbai's Titwala-Kasara route haven't resumed even three days after the Duronto Express derailment, commuters staged a "rail roko" protest at Vasind station.
12-year-old kills herself over period-shaming. Time to wake up now?
In a tragic case, a 12-year-old student in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli killed herself allegedly after she was period-shamed by her teacher.
PM Modi meets Swiss President, discusses NSG membership, black money
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Swiss President Doris Leuthard on important matters concerning bilateral relations during the latter's visit to New Delhi.
Ravi Shankar Prasad: Cybersecurity standards for mobile phones almost ready
The center is close to finalizing the cybersecurity standards for mobile phone companies in order to safeguard Indian citizens against the breach of data and cyberattacks.
Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa will "liberate" India from "cow-worshipping" Modi
One day before Bakra Eid, al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa has released a 20-minute audio message on YouTube channel Ansar Ghazwa.
Indian policemen to lose decades-old khakis, get new 'smart uniforms'
Policemen across India are set to shed their British-era khaki uniforms. After five years of research, the National Institute of Design has come up with nine new prototypes.
PSLV: Powering through failures with its many successes
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), through its reliable cost-effective launches, has played a key role in ISRO's successes over the past two decades.
01 Sep 2017Haryana
Honeypreet, charged with conspiracy to free Ram Rahim, goes missing
On September 1, days after Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction, his 'adopted' daughter Honeypreet was charged with conspiring to free the convict.
IAS officer Sunil Arora appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner
The law ministry has appointed former IAS officer Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India. Sunil Arora is a 1980 batch ex-IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre who earlier served as I&B Secretary and as an advisor to Prasar Bharati.
31 Aug 2017Lucknow
Lucknow: Class-III boy mercilessly slapped 40 times by teacher
A shocking video of a teacher mercilessly pushing a Class-III boy and repeatedly slapping him 40 times in Lucknow's St. John Vianney High School has gone viral.
ISRO first private navigation satellite launch fails
ISRO launched its navigation satellite, IRNSS-1H at 7 pm today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, but the mission was not successful.
31 Aug 2017Haryana
Next Dera Chief: Gurmeet's son Jasmeet could be his successor
While speculations are rife on who will succeed rape convict Ram Rahim as the Dera head, it's likely his son Jasmeet Insan may be appointed the next chief.
Indian Navy sailor Shabi facing termination for undergoing sex change
Indian Navy officer Shabi, formerly a man, is on the verge of termination for having undergone sex reassignment surgery.
31 Aug 2017Noida
After Ram Rahim, is Baba Ramdev next on judiciary's list?
The Allahabad HC has stayed work on a Patanjali Food Park and suspended approval for land use change to Baba Ramdev for a plot in Noida's Gautam Budh Nagar.