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Demonetization anniversary: I-T gears up to catch the "big fish"
As the demonetization anniversary nears, I-T is actively engrossed in bringing into its net the "big fish" owning unexplained wealth.
German tourist attacked in UP has a violent track record
Police have said the German tourist attacked at UP's Robertsganj may have "anger issues".
06 Nov 2017Indian Railways
30 luxurious Rajdhanis, Shatabdis under Operation Swarn: Here's the first!
Weeks after the launch of 'Operation Swarn', the Railways will display its first 'gold standard' train today.
Paradise Papers leak reveals how 714 Indians stashed money abroad
At least 714 Indians have been named in the Paradise Papers, a cache of 13.4 million documents that constitute the biggest-ever leak of financial data.
06 Nov 2017Madhya Pradesh
Her presence of mind saved Bhopal gang-rape victim. Here's how
Debating whether to kill her or hold her captive for ransom, her rapists finally asked her about her parents. Despite both of them in the police, she said her mother was a tailor and father a daily wager. Thinking she was poor, they left.
DA of judges hiked as salary increase bill awaits approval
Judges of the SC and 24 HCs will now get raised dearness allowance (DA) in accordance with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission (CPC).
05 Nov 2017Mumbai
Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Mumbai, was planning terror attacks
A suspected ISIS terrorist was arrested from the Mumbai Airport yesterday. Abu Zaid was nabbed as soon as he arrived from Saudi Arabia, police said.
21 categories of even the severely-disabled can now become doctors
In a significant development, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has now opened up admissions to 21 categories of severely disabled people.
Signature Hyderabadi dishes get India Post stamps
Trademark Hyderabadi dishes biryani, baghare baingan, and seviyan have all made their way into India postage, with the Department of Post issuing stamps with photos of the same.
05 Nov 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Two terrorists killed as army foils infiltration bid in Uri
The army successfully foiled an infiltration attempt in J&K's Uri sector this morning. Two terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight.
Apple to hire techies from Indian colleges, for first time
In a first, Apple is set to come to an Indian college campus to hire talent. It will start with the International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad (IIIT-H).
Tourist assaulted in India again, this time a German
Just two weeks after a Swiss couple was harassed and assaulted by local youths in Fatehpur Sikri, a German tourist was beaten up at the Robertsganj railway station in the state on 4th Nov.
Army Chief: Time for Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal Cariappa
Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said the late Field Marshal KM Cariappa deserves to be awarded the Bharat Ratna.
NITI Aayog: Poverty, corruption free India by 2022
Modi government's think-tank NITI Aayog presented a New India @2022 document which envisaged India to be free from "poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism."
04 Nov 2017Indian Railways
Indian-Railways goes green! Disposable eco-friendly towels, pillow-covers for Rajdhani Express
Passengers traveling on the newly-launched third Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express can say goodbye to dirty hand towels, and pillow covers provided on trains.
04 Nov 2017Gujarat
Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years
Fifteen years after the deadly terror strike on the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat's Gandhinagar in September 2002, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch Police arrested Ajmeri Abdul Rashid, a key accused in the case.
IndiGo Airlines staffer behaves "rudely" with badminton star PV Sindhu
India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu lashed out at IndiGo Airlines after having a "very bad experience" while flying to Mumbai.
04 Nov 2017Uttar Pradesh
What caused the explosion at NTPC Unchahar power plant?
Preliminary probe on the boiler explosion at NTPC's Unchahar power plant suggested its 500MW Unit-6 was operating on a less-than-sanctioned load for over an hour.
Modi: With GST, our rankings of "doing business" will improve
While speaking at the 'India's Business Reforms' conference in New Delhi, PM Modi lauded his government and corporate India's "hard work" for ensuring that India breaks into the top-100 of the World Bank's "Ease of doing business" report.
Kartik-Purnima tragedy: 3 dead, 10 injured in Bihar's Begusarai stampede
At least three women have been killed in a stampede at Simaria Ghat in Bihar's Begusarai as hundreds gathered to participate in Kartik Purnima celebrations today.
04 Nov 2017Chennai
Chennai reels under heavy rains: 12 killed, schools remain shut
Torrential rains continued to lash Chennai, crippling normal life and raising the death-toll to 12 from the northeast-monsoon that arrived on 27 October.
#DefenseDiaries: C-130J Super Hercules, IAF's versatile workhorse
Recently, the Indian Air Force landed its Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transport plane on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
03 Nov 2017Delhi
The blind can't identify new Rs. 50-note: PIL in Delhi-HC
A PIL filed in Delhi HC claimed the newly-issued Rs. 50 notes are so designed that visually-impaired people cannot identify or differentiate them from other notes.
Supreme Court says no to technical education through correspondence courses
In a landmark judgment affecting millions of Students across India, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled against institutes providing technical Education through long-distance courses.
Girl-child brings not only joy but gold in this town!
Even as India's sex-ratio and gender-gap continue to worsen, a small town in Kerala's Muslim-majority Malappuram is making efforts to promote the girl child.
03 Nov 2017Chennai
Chennai rain: City reels under severe waterlogging, showers to continue
Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai and surrounding regions in Tamil Nadu. Life has been thrown out of gear as the administration works on a "war footing".
World Food India: Modi lauds India's role in food processing
PM Modi inaugurated the three-day World Food India, 2017.
Demonetization: SC disposes petitions seeking permission to deposit notes
The SC today disposed of 14 petitions seeking permission to deposit demonetized notes. Petitioners had submitted they couldn't deposit them in banks within the prescribed deadline (December 31, 2016) due to unavoidable reasons.
Don't create panic, inform customers deadline for Aadhaar linking: SC
The SC has directed telcos and banks not to create panic among customers and inform them of proper deadlines to link Aadhaar instead of threatening immediate deactivation of services.
NTPC blast: Death toll rises to 30, many still critical
The death toll in the NTPC's Unchahar power plant explosion has risen to 30 even as about 100 injured workers continue undergoing treatment in various hospitals.
03 Nov 2017Uttar Pradesh
Bhadohi: Over 60 students ill after eating expired biscuits
Over 60 students in UP's Bhadohi have fallen ill allegedly after eating expired biscuits provided by the Aashram Paddati Vidyalaya, ANI reported.
03 Nov 2017Bhopal
Bhopal: 19-year-old UPSC aspirant gangraped for three hours
Crimes against women continue to be on the rise. This time, the victim is a 19-year-old UPSC aspirant.
Mandatory to link Aadhaar-SIM by February 6, Centre reiterates
The Centre has reiterated in the SC that linking of Aadhaar and SIM is mandatory by February 6, 2018. It submitted this was in accordance with a February'17 order passed by the court itself.
Allowance for differently-abled children of govt employees hiked by 80%
The annual education allowance for differently-abled children of government employees has been hiked from Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 54,000.
Goa, Kerala best states for women, Delhi, Bihar worst
The first ever gender vulnerability index (GVI) has revealed that the safest state for women in India is Goa (0.66), followed by Kerala (0.63) and Mizoram (0.63).
People in Meghalaya want to "opt out" of Aadhaar system
Over 100 people have joined a campaign to opt-out of Aadhaar system in Meghalaya, claiming they were "coerced" into getting their 12-digit unique identification number.
02 Nov 2017Delhi
Nalin Kohli made vice-chairman of anti-doping disciplinary panel
BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli has been made the vice-chairman of the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) under the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
Mudhols first Indian dogs to be inducted into the army
Our desi Mudhol hounds are all set to become the first Indian canine breed to be inducted into the army.
02 Nov 2017Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Our son's a pilot, thanks to Rahul Gandhi: Nirbhaya's mother
When 23-year-old Nirbhaya was brutally raped on a December'12 night, her brother Aman (name changed) went into shock.
02 Nov 2017Rajasthan
Rajasthan HC raps police for not heeding 'love jihad' complaint
The Rajasthan HC has rapped the state police for not heeding an alleged case of 'love jihad' and refusing to file an FIR.