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Case against angel investor Mahesh Murthy for sexual harassment
Mumbai Police have filed a sexual harassment case against Mahesh Murthy, Pinstorm founder and partner at Seedfund, after the NCW wrote to them about complaints they had received.
03 Jan 2018DNA
MiG-29 crashes at Goa airport, catches fire, pilot safe
A MiG-29 fighter aircraft of the Indian Navy burst into flames after veering off the runway at Goa airport during takeoff.
03 Jan 2018Delhi Police
Fog disrupts flight, train and road traffic in Delhi
Fog in Delhi has disrupted flight operations severely since the last three days. Yesterday, nine flights were cancelled and over 150 affected.
03 Jan 2018Aadhaar Card
Here's how to link Aadhaar with SIM from your home
The process for linking Aadhaar to SIM is now ongoing, and the deadline is March 31.
Railways' train delay SMS alert service now on 1,400 trains
This New Year, the Railways is extending its train delay SMS alert of over an hour to 1,400 trains.
03 Jan 2018Environment
40,000 visitor-cap at Taj Mahal proposed, but will it help?
Environmental pollution around the Taj Mahal has taken a toll on the monument. Protective measures haven't borne fruit.
Nirmala Sitharaman clears procurement of weapons for IAF, Navy
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is standing true on her promise of modernization and improving military preparedness. To aid the IAF and Navy, Sitharaman has cleared proposals worth Rs. 1,700cr.
03 Jan 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra bandh: Security high, no dabba service, waiver by airlines
There is high security across Maharashtra in the wake of a statewide bandh called by Dalit protesters today.
03 Jan 2018Facebook
Himachal's Kullu district begins 2018 by raising awareness about periods
Attacking an age-old tradition, Himachal's Kullu district welcomed the new year by spreading awareness about periods.
02 Jan 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra on the edge after Bhima Koregaon clashes kill one
After one person was killed in clashes at the anniversary celebrations of the 1818 Bhima Koregaon battle, anger spilled over across Maharashtra.
02 Jan 2018Mumbai
CEO makes hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport, arrested
Police have arrested the CEO of a US-based company for allegedly making a hoax bomb threat at Mumbai airport.
02 Jan 2018India
Digital India: Railways to soon launch its own debit card
In a major push towards cashless economy, Indian Railways will soon launch its own debit card in association with State Bank of India (SBI) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
02 Jan 2018Mumbai
Mumbai tense after Bhima Koregaon clashes, Section 144 imposed
Mumbai remained tense a day after clashes between Dalits and Marathas at Bhima Koregaon caused at least one death.
02 Jan 2018South Korea
Will new Foreign Secretary Gokhale change India's approach towards China?
Former ambassador to China Vijay Gokhale, a 1981 batch IFS officer, has been appointed India's new foreign secretary. He will replace the incumbent S Jaishankar on January 28.
02 Jan 2018Haryana
Six murders in two hours by 'mentally-unstable' killer jolts Palwal
Tension gripped Haryana's Palwal on the second day of the new year as it woke up to six brutal murders.
02 Jan 2018India
Outpatients services in hospitals hit amid doctors' strike against NMC
Hospitals in Kerala won't be offering outpatient services from 6am to 6pm today as the IMA goes on a day's strike against the NMC Bill.
01 Jan 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Pulwama attack: Teen terrorist urges Kashmiris to join "anti-India fight"
Yesterday, three terrorists attacked a CRPF camp at J&K's Pulwama. All three were killed. Five security personnel also died.
BITS Pilani student chokes self to death, Blue Whale suspected
A 19-year-old student of BITS Pilani-Hyderabad reportedly choked himself to death. Police are investigating if it has any connection to the Blue Whale 'challenge'.
Center's new website for registration and tracking of NRI marriages
To tackle the problem of NRI husbands abandoning Indian wives, the government is setting up a website to track such marriages.
01 Jan 2018Delhi
Dense fog hits flight, train operations in North India again
The fog situation in Delhi is getting worse. After two hours of suspension of flight operations yesterday, services were halted for four hours today at the IGI Airport.
01 Jan 2018Mumbai
Kamala Mills fire: 1Above managers arrested for not discharging duty
Police have arrested two managers of the 1Above rooftop pub in Mumbai for the Kamala Mills fire that killed 14.
01 Jan 2018Donald Trump
Modi, Rahul, Trump and others wish people on New Year
Indian leaders took to Twitter on the New Year to wish the people on the occasion.
Assam publishes first draft of NRC on New Year
The first draft of the much-awaited National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam has finally been published with 1.9cr names.
Future of Aadhaar: How will 2018 turn out for Aadhaar?
The government has lately been obsessed with Aadhaar; it made mandatory the linking of Aadhaar with various schemes and services.
Tatkal scam: CBI examining softwares allowing travel agents simultaneous bookings
After the Tatkal scam bust, several softwares used by travel agents to book Tatkal railway tickets are under CBI scanner.
India's first 'Robocop' launched in Hyderabad, named after 26/11 martyr
Hyderabad becomes the first city in India, and the second place in the world to deploy a police robot.
31 Dec 2017Delhi Police
Delhi Police ups security for New Year's Eve
'Dilwalo ki Dilli', also known for its high crime rate, is making sure nothing goes wrong this new year.
31 Dec 2017Telangana
Andhra's "idli-maker" design for new Amaravati Assembly sparks humor online
Post the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh (AP) in 2014, Hyderabad, which was previously its capital, has been shared by Telangana too.
31 Dec 2017Mumbai
Could the Kamala Mills fire have been prevented?
The immediate aftermath of the Kamala Mills Complex blaze was the usual: BMMC launched inspections, sealed premises and demolished establishments flouting fire safety norms.
31 Dec 2017Delhi
Fog affects 100 flights, 90 trains in and around Delhi
Delhiites were greeted by thick fog on the last day of 2017, which severely disrupted flight operations and train movement in the morning.
Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century
Addressing citizens on Mann Ki Baat on the last day of 2017, PM Narendra Modi welcomed the 'New India Voters' of the 21st century.
31 Dec 2017Jammu And Kashmir
CRPF jawan killed in Pulwama terror attack
One jawan was killed and three others injured when terrorists stormed a CRPF training center in J&K's Pulwama.
New Lok Sabha bill to slim down big-fat Indian wedding
Not everyone can afford a big fat Indian wedding.
#ThatWas2017: A year of trains' derailments, mismanagement and misery
India will remember 2017 as the year of major train mishaps.
30 Dec 2017Mumbai
Only 400 of Delhi's 5,000 restaurants follow fire safety norms
Following the Mumbai pub fire in Kamala Mills complex which killed 14 people, The Times of India reported that only 400 of Delhi's odd 5,000 restaurants have the requisite fire safety clearance.
30 Dec 2017Delhi
NCB busts students from JNU, DU, Amity over drug racket
In a major crackdown on drugs, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested four students from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi University (DU), and Amity University for their alleged involvement in a narcotics supply ring in Delhi.
30 Dec 2017Mumbai
Kamala Mills fire: Probe launched to ascertain its cause
Fire brigade officials today announced that it was probing into the cause of the devastating fire at a central Mumbai pub that claimed 14 lives.
30 Dec 2017Aadhaar Card
Treatment denied due to lack of Aadhaar; Kargil widow dies
In a shocking and tragic incident in Haryana's Sonipat, a woman died after reportedly being denied treatment for not having an Aadhaar card.
30 Dec 2017Pakistan News
100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling
Over 100 shell-proof underground bunkers are being constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).
30 Dec 2017India
3 hospitals, 12 hours later, raped minor gets medical help
In another incident highlighting the pathetic treatment of rape survivors in India, a family had to move from hospital to hospital for 12 hours to find medical assistance for their eight-year-old raped daughter.