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26 Dec 2017Delhi
Water in Delhi to cost Rs. 28 extra per month
The Delhi government has hiked water and sewer charges for the first time in three years.
26 Dec 2017Sushma Swaraj
India accuses Pakistan of "mischievous intent" behind Jadhav's family meeting
A day after meeting Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistani custody, his mother and wife met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi.
Stricter security checks at airports till the New Year
If you are traveling this festive season, prepare for intensive security checks at airports.
26 Dec 2017Jammu And Kashmir
In cross-LoC raids, Indian Army kills three Pakistani soldiers
The Indian Army last night carried out raids across the LoC in Pooch of J&K, killing at least three Pakistani soldiers.
In Meerut, doctors' alumni meet uses ambulance to carry alcohol
On one hand, India's healthcare system has been hit by reports of poor-quality service and lacking facilities: many have complained about having to carry their relatives to and from hospitals in the absence of ambulances.
26 Dec 2017Delhi
In East Delhi, girls need escorts to defecate
On paper, East Delhi is "open defecation free". The municipal corporation has done much work towards the tag, including constructing several new toilets.
Government to NGOs: Open bank accounts before 21 January, 2018
In a bid to maintain transparency, the Ministry of Home Affairs has directed NGOs, businesses etc that receive foreign funding to open bank accounts within a month.
26 Dec 2017Jammu And Kashmir
Wanted JeM commander Noor Trali eliminated in Pulwama encounter
In a major boost to security forces, top Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Noor Mohammad Tantray alias Noor Trali was gunned down in an overnight encounter in J&K's Pulwama yesterday.
Popularity of party drugs in India has increased manifold
According to government data, use of synthetic party drugs have increased manifold in the last five years in India.
25 Dec 2017Health & Wellness
#WhatTheHealth: What can you do when you face medical negligence?
On October 24, 2013, US-based Dr. Kunal Saha famously won a compensation totaling Rs. 11 crore, 15 years after he had filed a case against Kolkata's AMRI Hospital, where his wife died because of medical negligence.
25 Dec 2017Rajasthan
This railway station in Rajasthan is run by the villagers!
The Rashidpura Khori railway station in Rajasthan is one of a kind. Reportedly, it's the only station in India that has been sustained (successfully too) completely by villagers, without involvement of railway employees.
25 Dec 2017Piyush Goyal
Railways' New policy: Discounts for odd-hour travels, costly-tickets during festivals
The Railways has said it will come up with a new dynamic-pricing blueprint by December 31. A key aim is to ensure fares are truly dynamic instead of moving just upwards.
25 Dec 2017Asaram Bapu
Asaram, daughter, aides booked for threatening, maligning rape victim's family
There have been many reports of attacks on witnesses against self-styled 'godman' Asaram Bapu, accused of raping several women.
25 Dec 2017Mumbai
Dabbawalas, former cop and businessman launch Mumbai Roti Bank
Mumbai, India's entertainment capital, hosts several events daily, which frequently mean tremendous wastage of food.
25 Dec 2017Delhi
Modi inaugurates Delhi Metro's Magenta Line: All you should know!
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro today in the presence of UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
Bike-borne robbers snatch diplomat Eenam Gambhir's phone in Delhi
Even Eenam Gambhir, the first secretary of India's Permanent Mission to the UN, couldn't escape Delhi's notorious snatchers.
From new metros to unique-creations: How is India celebrating Christmas?
In India, no festival is limited to just one community. Hindus, Muslims, Christians and more celebrate Diwali, Eid, Christmas alike.
25 Dec 2017Pakistan News
J&K: Border areas tense as Pakistan continues firing along LoC
Even as Rajouri remained tense a day after ceasefire violation by Pakistan, its army resorted to unprovoked firing yet again yesterday along the LoC in Poonch district of J&K.
#WhatTheHealth: India's healthcare crisis- 70 years after independence, where're we?
Adya, a seven-year-old Delhi resident, diagnosed with dengue, died in September despite being given the best treatment, or so her parents thought.
25 Dec 2017Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
Now, I-T officers can access banking databases to catch defaulters
It is now impossible for the tax defaulters/evaders to escape from the clutches of the Income Tax Department, as the Centre has amended the I-T rules, empowering the tax authority.
24 Dec 2017Narendra Modi
AIMPLB to request PM Modi to withhold triple talaq bill
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to request PM Modi to withhold and withdraw a proposed bill which seeks to criminalize instant triple talaq.
Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother and wife to visit Pak tomorrow
Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife and mother will visit the Indian prisoner facing death row in Pakistan on 25 December.
24 Dec 2017Narendra Modi
AIIMS doctors urge PM Modi to understand their stress
In support of protests by government doctors in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, resident doctors of AIIMS has asked PM Modi to "live" their life for a day and understand the stress they face.
Hyderabad: Two "well-qualified beggars" get jobs, thanks to prison department!
In what reflects the sorry state of India's unemployed youth, two "well-qualified" beggars -Uday Kumar, Murgan- were found begging on Hyderabad's streets.
24 Dec 2017Islam
Haj reform: Single Muslim women's Haj applications rise to 1,244
Following the Centre's decision to allow Muslim women for the Haj pilgrimage without being accompanied by a male relative, as many as 1,244 women have applied for the pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia's Mecca.
24 Dec 2017Health & Wellness
Medanta charges Rs. 16L for 21 days' dengue-treatment, kid died
In yet another case of overcharging by hospitals, Gurugram's Medanta Hospital has billed a whopping Rs.15.88L for the treatment of an eight-year-old dengue patient for 21 days.
Pak opens fire along LoC; 4 Indian Army soldiers killed
One Major and three soldiers of the Indian Army were killed as the Pakistani Army, in yet another ceasefire violation, opened fire on the Line of Control in Keri sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri district.
All about Transgender Bill before it is re-introduced in Parliament
India is a diverse nation, but is it pluralistic?
#DefenseDiaries: Navy's razor sharp Talwar-class frigates cut through the seas
Two out of the Indian Navy's six Talwar-class guided missile frigates, INS Teg and INS Trikand, will be making a friendly port call at the UAE.
Should Aadhaar-linking be mandatory? Chidambaram, Narayana Murthy argue
Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and former finance minister P Chidambaram had an argument at IIT-Bombay yesterday over linking Aadhaar to welfare schemes.
India to get its first runway on sea-bridge at Lakshadweep
India is set to get its first runway on a 'sea-bridge'. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given its approval to Lakshadweep's Agatti Airport for the same.
23 Dec 2017Delhi
CM Kejriwal left out of Delhi Metro line's inauguration?
Despite a few glitches, the scheduled inauguration of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line will go ahead as planned.
23 Dec 2017Bhopal
Bhopal: Four sentenced to life for gangrape of 19-year-old UPSC-aspirant
A fast track court has sentenced four men to life imprisonment in the Bhopal gangrape case that shook the nation.
23 Dec 2017Telangana
Tirupati-Nizamabad Rayalaseema Express derails in Telangana, no casualties
An express train derailed near Nizamabad in Telangana this morning, but there were no casualties, TOI reported.
23 Dec 2017Ghaziabad
Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'
Are two highly-qualified, well-established 30-year-olds capable of choosing their life-partner?
23 Dec 2017Odisha
Bhubaneswar becomes third Indian city to get transgender toilets
Bhubaneswar in Odisha has become India's third city to have a transgender toilet, courtesy the municipal corporation and Bhubaneswar Development Authority.
23 Dec 2017Rajasthan
Rajasthan: At least 26 killed as bus falls into river
At least 26 people were killed and more are feared dead when a bus fell into a river in Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan this morning, reported ANI.
23 Dec 2017Road Accidents
Drunk drivers causing death may get 7yrs in prison
Causing death by drunk-driving may soon land people in prison for up to seven years.
23 Dec 2017Supreme Court Of India
Aarushi double murder: CBI to move SC against Talwars' acquittal
Troubles aren't over yet for Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who were recently acquitted after having spent four years in prison for their daughter Aarushi's murder.
2G spectrum verdict: Why did the prosecution's case fall flat?
A special CBI court acquitted former telecom minister A Raja, DMK RS MP Kanimozhi and other corporate honchos in the 2G spectrum case.