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20 Oct 2017Subramanian Swamy
Swamy claims he can prove Shah Jahan stole Taj Mahal
Amid controversy on the UP government's lackadaisical attitude towards the Taj Mahal, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has now said he has documents to prove the mausoleum was stolen by Shah Jahan.
20 Oct 2017Kerala
Not all interfaith marriages are 'love jihad', rules Kerala HC
After annulling the marriage of a Hindu woman and a Muslim man calling it 'love jihad', the Kerala HC has said not all interfaith marriages can be termed so.
20 Oct 2017India
Are you at risk of KRACK while accessing public Wi-Fi?
The next time you are browsing the wireless network at railway stations or airports, remember that your vulnerability to cyber attacks will be 'high'.
19 Oct 2017Tamil Nadu
Police complaint against Kamal Haasan for questioning govt-backed Nilavembu
A police complaint has been filed against Kamal Haasan for his comments on 'Nilavembu Kudineer', an anti-dengue drug that is being pushed by the Tamil Nadu government.
19 Oct 2017Muslims
Islamic body bans women from posting photos on social media
The Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa banning Muslim females from posting their photos and those of their families on WhatsApp and social media, calling it un-Islamic.
19 Oct 2017Narendra Modi
Modi celebrates Diwali with forces along LoC in J&K
PM Narendra Modi celebrated the festival of lights with troops posted along the LoC in Gurez valley of J&K.
19 Oct 2017Delhi
Despite cracker ban, Delhiites should brace for a polluted Diwali
Despite the SC ban on firecrackers, Delhiites should brace for a very polluted Diwali.
19 Oct 2017West Bengal
Massive fire in Kolkata's Jeevan Sudha building
A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's iconic Jeevan Sudha building. The establishment houses important organizations like the SBI, LIC and more.
19 Oct 2017Mumbai
Six properties of Dawood Ibrahim put up for auction
The Finance Ministry has announced an auction of six properties belonging to gangster Dawood Ibrahim on November 14, including Hotel Raounaq Afroz, also known as Delhi Zaika.
19 Oct 2017India
You can now link UAN with Aadhaar number online
The EPFO has launched an online facility to let subscribers link their Universal Account Number (UAN) for Provident Fund (PF) to their Aadhaar.
19 Oct 2017Delhi
Police reveal details behind singer Harshita Dahiya's murder
A day after singer Harshita Dahiya's murder, police have confirmed some details: contract killers fired eight bullets; one hit her chest, the rest her head and neck.
19 Oct 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Doctors may get degrees only after rural stint
The Maharashtra education department is considering extending the duration of MBBS from the current 5.5. years to 6.5 years.
18 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Police Officer shot dead outside his home by terrorists
Jammu and Kashmir Special Police Officer (SPO) Haleem Gujjar has been shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama district's Tral region.
18 Oct 2017Odisha
Odisha: 6 killed in Balasore's illegal firecracker factory explosion
In a tragic incident on the Diwali eve, six persons have been killed while six others were gravely injured in a massive explosion at an illegal firecracker manufacturing unit in a village in Odisha's Balasore district.
18 Oct 2017India
How digitalization changed the way we celebrate our favorite Diwali
There was a time when we went to the market to buy gold on Dhanteras; spent Chhoti Diwali cleaning our houses; Diwali by bursting crackers and playing games; and spent months planning and buying gifts for our loved ones.
18 Oct 2017Diwali
Why target Diwali for noise pollution, not azaan: Tripura Governor
Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy, known for his frequent communal comments, is at it again.
18 Oct 2017Delhi
Pollution levels to spike on Diwali despite SC's firecrackers ban
Turns out the SC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR might not even have the intended results.
18 Oct 2017India
Yuvraj Singh, brother, mother booked in domestic violence case
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been booked in a domestic violence case filed by former sister-in-law Akanksha, Bigg Boss 10 contestant.
18 Oct 2017Rajasthan
Sex determination: Aligarh BJP MLAs help allegedly-involved doctor evade action
Two days ago, Rajasthan officials claimed to have busted a sex determination racket in Aligarh. They had caught a doctor couple 'red-handed'.
18 Oct 2017West Bengal
Student gets $100,000 offer on WhatsApp to assassinate Mamata Banerjee
A 19-year-old student in West Bengal's Berhampore was shocked to receive WhatsApp messages from unknown people offering him $100,000 to assassinate CM Mamata Banerjee.
18 Oct 2017Delhi
Popular Haryanvi singer Harshita Dahiya shot dead in Panipat
Popular Haryanvi Ragini singer Harshita Dahiya was shot dead in Panipat by unidentified gunmen.
18 Oct 2017Indian Army
Indian military to soon get special-forces, cyber and space divisions
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is expected to announce the raising of three new tri-service agencies for cyber warfare, space and special operations.
17 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi Air Pollution: Diesel generators banned; cars may be next!
As Delhi continues to reach dangerously high air pollution levels, diesel generators have been banned, under the new Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) enforced today to combat pollution.
17 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K's Kupwara: Soldier accused of braid-chopping thrashed
J&K's Kupwara town is in a restive state after a soldier was beaten up by a mob on the suspicion that he was involved in a braid-chopping incident. The soldier is now in a stable state.
17 Oct 2017Yogi Adityanath
UP govt does damage control, Yogi to visit Taj Mahal
After BJP MLA Sangeet Som created controversy by saying the Taj Mahal was built by 'traitors', UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced he will visit the monument on October 25.
17 Oct 2017Mumbai
IRCTC blames passengers for Tejas food poisoning
The IRCTC has denied that breakfast served on the Tejas Express caused food poisoning of 26 people. Hilsa fish is to blame, it said.
17 Oct 2017Ludhiana
Ludhiana: RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead
Ludhiana RSS leader Ravinder Gosai, office bearer of the district BJP, was shot dead this morning by unidentified assailants.
17 Oct 2017Maharashtra
Lakhs stranded as MSRTC employees launch strike during Diwali
Employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) launched an indefinite strike at midnight.
Bank details of Indians are available online for Rs. 500
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After life shattered, the Talwars try to return to normalcy
How do people feel after being imprisoned for years for a heinous crime they never committed: the murder of their daughter?
Army seeks "Lego-like" modular bunkers to protect against enemy fire
The Indian Army is reportedly looking to induct "Lego-like modular portable, bullet and blast-proof bunkers" to guard the nation's borders against China and Pakistan's assertiveness, the Economic Times has reported.
17 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi: Public alerts, warnings to be issued to fight air-pollution
With Delhi's air quality worsening and the winter closing in, the city's authorities are going to send alerts about the rising pollution levels to people through newspapers, TV, radio from 17 October, two days before Diwali.
16 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Two LeT, one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist arrested in J&K
Security forces have arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and one Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist over the past three days in J&K's Kulgam district.
16 Oct 2017Tamil Nadu
Indian 12-year-old to get an international prize for spreading education
A 12-year-old kid in a nomadic community of Tamil Nadu has made India proud, but more importantly, has brought about a radical change: he brought education to 25 children like him.
16 Oct 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Aarushi murder: Talwars walk out after four years in prison
Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, cleared of murder charges of their daughter Aarushi, finally walked out of Dasna Jail today, four days after being acquitted.
16 Oct 2017India
Jan Dhan helped people reduce drinking and smoking!
The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, combined with demonetization, is having surprising but positive consequences: it is apparently motivating villagers to cut down on drinking and smoking!
16 Oct 2017Indian Navy
Indian Navy commissions submarine hunter INS Kiltan
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has commissioned INS Kiltan, the third of the Indian Navy's advanced Project-28 Kamorta-class anti-submarine warfare corvettes.
16 Oct 2017India
Meet the first transgender judge in India: Joyita Mondal
29-year-old Joyita Mondal (born Joyonto in Kolkata) would have never imagined that one day she would become India's first transgender judge.
16 Oct 2017Delhi
Before leaving prison, Talwars give up remuneration of Rs. 50,000
Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were recently acquitted after having spent four years in Dasna Jail for the murder of their daughter Aarushi.
16 Oct 2017Wipro
Bengaluru Wipro techie attacked allegedly for trying to save cows
Violence over cow protection works both ways. This time, a female techie with Wipro in Bengaluru was assaulted allegedly for complaining about cow slaughter.