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11 Sep 2017Hyderabad
11-year-old girl made to stand inside boys' toilet as punishment
A school in Hyderabad went to shocking lengths to shame a student for not wearing the proper uniform.
After Doklam, India speeds up border road construction along LAC
India is breathing a sigh of relief after concluding the Doklam standoff. However, questions remain on India's preparedness to deal with similar situations in the future.
India successfully tests 'fire and forget' missile Prospina
India tested its indigenously-built third generation 'fire and forget' anti-tank missile, Prospina in Rajasthan.
Why are these health workers collecting used menstrual pads?
India has a quarter of the world's cervical cancer patients. The European Journal of Cancer Prevention attempted to understand why this disease was prevalent.
10 Sep 2017Odisha
Flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar leading to fatalities and injuries
A portion of an under-construction flyover near Bomikhal in Odisha's capital, Bhubaneswar, collapsed today killing at least one man, and injuring at least 11, said official sources.
10 Sep 2017Facebook
Taxpayers, think twice before posting pictures of luxury items online!
Taxpayers will now have to be careful of posting about luxury cars and other such items on social-media networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Indian Navy's all-woman crew to circumnavigate the globe
In a "historic occasion for India", a six-member all-woman team from the Indian Navy set sail from Goa today in a mission to circumnavigate the globe.
10 Sep 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K Police to soon have bulletproof vehicles; Centre allocates funds
Jammu & Kashmir Police will soon get bulletproof jackets and vehicles as the Centre allocated funds for procuring the same.
10 Sep 2017Hyderabad
Semi-high speed rail-corridor to reduce Nagpur-Hyderabad travel-time to 3 hours
Indian Railways is planning to bring down the rail journey time between Maharashtra's Nagpur and Hyderabad to three hours from the current nine hours.
Lakhs of ATMs in India vulnerable to hackers
Over 202,000 ATM machines in India run on Microsoft XP software that hasn't been upgraded in over two years, making them vulnerable to hackers.
10 Sep 2017Murder
Gurugram schoolboy murder: Angry protesters set ablaze liquor-shop near school
Expressing dissatisfaction over Gurugram Police's investigation into the killing of Class-II student Pradyuman Thakur inside Ryan International School at Sohna Road, angry parents and locals demanded a CBI probe into the murder.
MHA asks for tightened security, warns of possible terror attack
Following intelligence inputs regarding a possible terror attack, the Union home ministry has thrown caution to the wind and asked all state governments and security agencies to tighten security at airports, bus stands, train and metro stations.
10 Sep 2017Jawaharlal Nehru University
JNUSU Polls: United-Left defeats ABVP to win all 4 seats
Making a clean sweep in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union polls, the United Left Alliance defeated RSS-backed ABVP with considerable margins to retain all four seats.
Celebrated lawyer Jethmalani retires after 70 years in service
The maverick lawyer who has astounded us with the cases he has taken up, Ram Jethmalani announced his decision to retire to the Bar Council of India. He will be stepping down on September 14.
GST: Car prices will increase; daily-use items made cheaper
Mid-sized cars, luxury cars, and SUVs are set to see an increase in prices after the GST Council decided to levy an additional cess on them.
BJP Chief raps India Inc for their negative attitude
Barely a fortnight after India's dismal growth figures were released, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, speaking at a Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) event, said that industry majors should stop complaining about the reforms that are being undertaken by the NDA government
10 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi: Five-year-old girl raped by peon in Tagore Public School
In a horrifying incident, a five-year-old girl studying in Class-I was raped inside a classroom by a peon in Tagore Public School in Delhi's Gandhi Nagar.
10 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
SIMs not linked to Aadhaar will be deactivated after February'18
According to reports, the Centre is pushing the plan of linking Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards ahead. Those who fail to comply, their SIM cards will get deactivated after February 2018.
Made a mistake in ITR? Know how to correct it
Filing income tax returns is a process filled with technical terms and numbers, and it is common for people to make mistakes.
10 Sep 2017Hizbul Mujahideen
Shopian encounter: Terrorists surrender with weapons
One terrorist was killed in a gun battle between security forces and terrorists in the Shopian district of Kashmir, while another terrorist surrendered.
Futuristic travel: India could soon have metrinos, hyperloops and more!
Public transportation in India is set for a massive overhaul. If all goes according to plan, citizens can expect to have as many as six new modes of rapid mass transport.
Accused can't volunteer for narco test, rules SC
The SC has ruled that an accused in a criminal case cannot insist on a narco test to prove innocence. Investigating agencies have the right to gather evidence as they can.
09 Sep 2017Chennai
Military widows Swati Mahadik, Nidhi Dubey join Indian Army
The widow of an army officer, Swati Mahadik and a mother of 2, joined the Indian Army at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai.
Sikkim bears the brunt of Darjeeling's months-long Gorkhaland agitation
The Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken a toll on neighboring Sikkim. Earlier, the northeastern state capitalized on its popularity as a tourist destination, but the industry is now breaking down.
Hand baggage screening to end at four more airports
Four more airports have been added to the "tagless travel" list- Calicut, Coimbatore, Indore and Vadodara- taking the number of such airports to 17.
09 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.
Do you know where your old Rs. 500/1,000 notes are?
Currency in circulation still hasn't reached pre-demonetization levels. Apart from the fact that enough notes haven't been printed yet, there's another reason behind the shortage of currency, one you probably never imagined.
09 Sep 2017Tamil Nadu
TN minister reportedly linked to Rs. 246cr deposit during demonetization
The I-T has detected a single-transaction deposit of a whopping Rs. 246cr made during the post-demonetization period. Adding to the suspicion, it was done after banking hours.
Home loan basics: Here's what you need to know
While house prices have been skyrocketing, interest rates on home loans are falling.
09 Sep 2017Haryana
Dera donated 14 bodies for research without necessary death certificates
Stories about the Dera Sacha Sauda keep getting murkier. Even as forces conduct a sweep of its Sirsa campus, the Health Ministry has revealed that 14 bodies were sent by it to a medical college "without requisite permission and death certificates".
09 Sep 2017Murder
Gurugram: Bus conductor allegedly molested, murdered seven-year-old student
A bus conductor at Ryan's International School, Ashok Kumar, was arrested for the murder of a Class II student. A driver and a staff member were detained.
09 Sep 2017Jaipur
Rajasthan: One killed, several injured in violent local-police clashes
At least one person died and 12 were injured after clashes broke out between locals and police in Rajasthan's Jaipur yesterday night.
08 Sep 2017Mumbai
13-year-old rape-survivor delivers baby two days after SC allowed abortion
The 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor, who was granted permission by the SC for aborting her 32-week fetus on 6 September, delivered a boy at Byculla's Sir JJ Hospital.
Army finalizes plan to induct women in military police
In a major step towards gender parity, the Indian Army has finalized a plan to induct women in the military police.
08 Sep 2017Punjab
How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy
Khalsa Aid, an international Sikh relief organization, has set an example by helping those in need, whether its refugees in Greece, flood-hit civilians in Gujarat or Yazidis escaping ISIS in Iraq.
Here's how you can check your PF account balance
Now employees can view the total accumulated balance of their employees' provident fund (EPF) account through universal account numbers (UAN) allocated by the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).
08 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC bans NEET protests in Tamil Nadu
A day after 13 people were arrested in Chennai over NEET protests, the SC has banned all demonstrations against the medical entrance exam.
India's first No Fly List is out! Find details here
The aviation ministry has released India's first 'No Fly List' (NFL) with guidelines on unacceptable behavior and possible consequences for disruptive flyers.
08 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
Refusal to speak to wife, consummate marriage not cruelty: SC
The SC has quashed a case under Section 498A against a man, ruling refusal to talk to the wife doesn't amount to cruelty.
08 Sep 2017Murder
Gurugram: 7-year-old boy found murdered in Ryan International School
In a shocking incident, a seven-year-old student of Ryan International School at Gurugram's Sohna Road was found dead with his throat slashed in the toilet.