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16 Oct 2017Uttar Pradesh
UP government schools: Exam Centres to now have CCTV cameras
The UP state government has decided to provide all school examination centres with CCTV cameras by December 2017 to deter the use of unfair practices by students.
16 Oct 2017Rainfall
Bengaluru Rains: City witnesses wettest year in 115 years
Heavy rains over the last two months made 2017 Bengaluru's wettest year in 115 years, according to India Meteorological Department.
15 Oct 2017Mumbai
Mumbai-Goa Tejas-Express: 24 passengers ill after eating; 3 in ICU
On 15th Oct, at least 24 passengers of Mumbai CST-Karmali Tejas Express fell ill after having breakfast served by the onboard pantry staff.
15 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Talwars to visit Dasna-jail every 15 days to check inmates
Dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar -awaiting release following their acquittal in the 2008 Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case- would visit Ghaziabad's Dasna Jail every 15 days to attend to inmates with dental problems.
15 Oct 2017Panchkula
Honeypreet's first night in prison: Skips dinner, spends sleepless night
Rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim's adopted daughter Honeypreet reportedly skipped dinner and didn't have a sound sleep on her first night in the Ambala central jail.
15 Oct 2017Delhi
Chopped body of Delhi bartender found in colleague's fridge
In a gruesome case, the chopped body of a bartender in Delhi was found in the fridge at his co-worker's home.
15 Oct 2017Chhattisgarh
The 'crorepati' but landless laborers of a poor Chhattisgarh village
One of the many ways frauds launder money is by setting up fake bank accounts in others' names.
14 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
Mughalsarai station renamed after BJP icon Deen Dayal Upadhyay
UP's Mughalsarai railway station, a major junction, has been renamed Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU) railway station.
14 Oct 2017Siddaramaiah
Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects
The SIT probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has released sketches of two main suspects.
14 Oct 2017Haryana
Dadri lynching: Two years on, jobs, compensation for Akhlaq's killers
Two years ago, 50-year-old Mohammad Ahklaq of Dadri, UP, was beaten to death by a mob after rumors surfaced that his family had consumed beef.
14 Oct 2017Haryana
Another Akhlaq? Police book cow vigilantism victims, assaulters let go
In yet another incident of cow vigilantism, a group of men assaulted five people in Faridabad after suspecting them of carrying beef.
14 Oct 2017India
'Sabarimala will become a sex-tourism spot if women are allowed'
The Sabarimala Temple board chief has major problems with women being allowed inside. He seems to have pretty strong reasons: if women enter, the temple will turn into a "sex tourism spot like Thailand", he believes.
14 Oct 2017Twitter
Kejriwal's iconic blue WagonR recovered two days after theft
Two days after being stolen from outside the Delhi Secretariat, CM Arvind Kejriwal's iconic blue WagonR has been recovered.
14 Oct 2017Mumbai
Mumbai: Work finally starts on Rs. 3,800cr Goregaon-Mulund Link Road
Mumbaikars have at least some development to look forward to: the BMC has finally started work on the 14-km Goregaon-Mulund Link Road (GMLR), which was first recommended as far back as 1963.
14 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Another win for forces: Top LeT terrorist Waseem Shah eliminated
Top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Waseem Shah was killed in an encounter with security forces in Litter of J&K's Pulwama .
14 Oct 2017India
Pollution woes: Instead of crackers, SC should ban this fuel
As if Delhi was not crumbling under pollution from coal plants and exhaust from cars, high imports of a fuel more polluting than diesel and petrol, petcoke, adds to Delhi's pollution woes.
13 Oct 2017Mumbai
Railways to introduce cheaper, faster Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express next week
Ahead of Diwali, Indian Railways announced it is launching a new "Special Rajdhani Express" to offer convenient connectivity to passengers on the Delhi-Mumbai route from 16 October.
13 Oct 2017Delhi University
Gurmehar Kaur among Time's top 10 Next Generation leaders
Gurmehar Kaur, who shot to fame after taking on the ABVP during the Ramjas violence, has been named by Time among its top-10 Next Generation leaders.
How a questionable court hearing sent the Talwars to prison
In many cases, innocents face legal action due to miscarriage of justice. The Aarushi murder was India's defining example.
SC defers hearing on Rohingya deportation to Nov 21
The SC has deferred the hearing on deportation of Rohingyas to November 21. However, in case of contingencies, petitioners can approach it.
13 Oct 2017Supreme Court Of India
Don't politicize, give communal angle to cracker ban: SC
The SC has refused to modify its ban on firecrackers over allegations of communal targeting. It has urged people not to politicize the issue.
13 Oct 2017Twitter
AAP announces reward for information on Kejriwal's stolen WagonR
The police still have no clue about Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's stolen blue WagonR, so the AAP has now announced a reward for information. The amount hasn't been revealed though.
13 Oct 2017Mamata Banerjee
Darjeeling: Cops killed, injured in clashes with GJM supporters
At least one policeman was killed and four injured in clashes with supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in Darjeeling's Takvar.
Sabarimala temple: SC Constitutional bench to decide on women's entry
The SC has referred the case on women's entry in Sabarimala to a Constitutional bench, which will decide if the current ban violates fundamental rights.
13 Oct 2017North Korea
India ranks 100 of 119 countries on Global Hunger Index
India has a "serious" hunger problem, revealed the Global Hunger Index (GHI) report by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
13 Oct 2017Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
CIC: Black money SIT comes under RTI's ambit
The Central Information Commission (CIC) said that the SC-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money is a public entity, bringing it under the Right to Information Act's (RTI) ambit.
13 Oct 2017Mumbai
How red tape killed this pilot's 'Make in India' dream
Amol Yadav, a Mumbai-based pilot, built a six-seater aircraft on the terrace of his home.
12 Oct 2017Twitter
Kejriwal's famous blue WagonR stolen from outside Delhi Secretariat
On 12th Oct, the famous blue "WagonR" of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was reported stolen from outside the Delhi Secretariat.
12 Oct 2017Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Couple abandons girl child under heap of stones
In a horrific case, a Rajasthan couple abandoned their six-day-old daughter in a deserted place and placed a heap of stones on top of the baby. She didn't survive.
12 Oct 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Sena leader's car allegedly kills two teenage girls
A speeding car belonging to a Shiv Sena leader allegedly mowed down two young girls this morning in Maharashtra's Baramati.
12 Oct 2017Supreme Court Of India
Firecracker ban targets Hindu festival: Ramdev
The latest to slam the SC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR is Baba Ramdev. The Patanjali founder has said the apex court's order targeted a particular community.
12 Oct 2017Jaipur
How much do metro rides in Indian cities cost?
Two days ago, Delhi Metro fares were hiked for the second time in five months. The final result: a 100% hike over the period.
12 Oct 2017Delhi
Carrying a power bank may delay you at Delhi airport
The CSIF, in charge of security at the Delhi Airport, has a new security concern: power banks.
12 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
The Talwars didn't kill their daughter Aarushi, rules HC
After four years of imprisonment, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been acquitted in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi.
12 Oct 2017Bihar
Juvenile found guilty in 2013 Patna, Bodh Gaya serial blasts
A juvenile has been found guilty of being involved in multiple blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya in 2013.
7th Pay Commission: Pay hike announced for 7.5lakh college teachers
In a move that would benefit 7.5 lakh teachers of central and state universities, Union Cabinet has given its nod for extending the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission to them.
Doklam effect: Army rushes to upgrade infrastructure along the LAC
Following the Doklam standoff, the Indian Army has rushed to upgrade infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border to prepare for similar encounters.
How a woman in Bihar started discussions on 'taboo' contraception
For many in urban India, contraception and sexual health are regular topics. But the scene is drastically different elsewhere.
11 Oct 2017Pune
Anupam Kher appointed new FTII chairman
Actor Anupam Kher has been appointed the new chairman of Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
11 Oct 2017Muslims
Fatwa bans music at Muslim weddings, mobile phones and more
The tale of incredible fatwas continues. Days after the Darul Uloom Deoband prohibited women from plucking their eyebrows, a religious body in Jammu has now banned music at Muslim weddings.