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23 Mar 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP youth arrested for objectionable message on WhatsApp
A youth from Uttar Pradesh was arrested on Thursday after a BJP leader filed a complaint against him alleging that an objectionable message was posted on a WhatsApp group of which the youth is an admin, the police said on Friday.
23 Mar 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Two police personnel injured in pressure-IED blast
Two policemen, including a sub-inspector, were injured when a pressure bomb, suspected to be planted by the Naxals, went off in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday, the police said.
23 Mar 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
INX money-laundering: Karti gets bail after 13-days in Tihar Jail
Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidamabaram, is out on bail in the INX money laundering case after 13 days in Tihar Jail.
23 Mar 2018Bihar
Bihar: 5 killed, 18 injured in illegal firecracker unit blast
Five people, including three children and a woman, were killed and 18 injured in an explosion in an illegal firecracker unit in Bihar's Nalanda district, said a senior official.
23 Mar 2018West Bengal
SC asks 12 states why they have not appointed Lokayukta
The Supreme Court today asked the Chief Secretaries of 12 states to specify why they have not appointed a Lokayukta.
23 Mar 2018Nitish Kumar
New York: BJANA celebrates Bihar Diwas at Indian Consulate
The Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA) commemorated "Bihar Diwas" at the Indian Consulate in New York last week to mark the 106th anniversary of the formation of the Indian state.
23 Mar 2018India
India to generate 775.5 tons of medical-waste daily by 2022
India is likely to generate about 775.5 tons of medical waste per day by 2022 from the present level of 550.9 tons daily, a study conducted jointly by ASSOCHAM and Velocity said.
23 Mar 2018Saudi Arabia
Air India ends Saudi Arabia's overfly ban to reach Israel
National carrier Air India has scripted history by starting its direct maiden flight to Tel Aviv from New Delhi that reached safely in Tel Aviv on Thursday.
23 Mar 2018Shimla
Sonia Gandhi takes ill in Shimla, rushed to Delhi
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, who was in Shimla to inspect her under-construction house at Chharabra was rushed to the national capital after she complained of restlessness Thursday midnight.
23 Mar 2018Bihar
'Be on your guard': Bihar CM urges people before Ramnavami
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Thursday requested the residents of the state to be on their guard against any attempts to whip up communal passion ahead of Ramnavami on Sunday.
23 Mar 2018Crime Branch
Delhi: Gang members open fire on Crime Branch personnel
Members of a criminal gang today opened fire on Delhi Crime Branch personnel after they were intercepted near Ekant Marg, police said.
23 Mar 2018India
India to become 3rd largest tourism economy in 10 years
India, currently the seventh largest tourism economy, will move ahead four places and become the third largest in the next 10 years.
23 Mar 2018Delhi
Delhi Budget: 530 more mohalla clinics by October 2018
The Delhi Government would construct another 530 mohalla clinics and 230 school clinics by October 30, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday while presenting the budget for 2018-19.
Odisha: Carcasses of three wild boars found
Forest department personnel today recovered the carcasses of three wild boars from an abandoned well located in a forested area in Ganjam district, Odisha.
Uttar Pradesh: Three held for alleged cow slaughter
In Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 3 persons were arrested after cow meat weighing nearly three quintals was recovered from them.
Ola partners with SCR, to simplify connectivity for railway passengers
App-based cab and auto aggregator Ola has recently joined hands with the South Central Railway (SCR) to facilitate last mile connectivity for the railway passengers at three key railway stations in the Hyderabad.
Blackmailed by woman, UP man commits suicide
A 28-year-old man has committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district over the alleged blackmailing by a married woman he was in a relationship with, police said on Thursday.
JEE Main: Tips to help you in last-minute preparations
Over 10L students across India are busy preparing for the JEE Main in April, just over two weeks away.
22 Mar 2018Nirmala Sitharaman
Government repeals Rs. 10,000/month education fee cap for martyrs' children
Heeding to a demand by the armed forces, the government has removed the cap of Rs. 10,000/month imposed by it in July last year on educational assistance given to children of martyrs or those disabled in action, officials said.
22 Mar 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
HRD Ministry seeks report on schoolgirl's suicide; parents stage protest
The HRD Ministry has sought a report from Ahlcon Public School regarding the alleged suicide by a Class 9 student whose parents are claiming that she was "sexually harassed" by two teachers.
22 Mar 2018Kerala
Over 1 lakh villages in Kerala receive clean drinking water
Around 100,000 villages in Kerala, spread across 14 districts, have begun to receive clean drinking water as part of the Jivamritam Project launched by Mata Amritanandamayi Math six months ago.
22 Mar 2018Parliament
Tax ceiling for gratuity increased to Rs. 20 lakh
The Rajya Sabha today passed the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill without discussion.
22 Mar 2018Maharashtra
More micro-plastics on Maharashtra, Karnataka beaches than Goa, reveals study
Maharashtra and Karnataka beaches contain more micro-plastics than Goa, revealed a study conducted by Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO).
22 Mar 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, two of them carrying cash reward arrested
Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said on Thursday.
BrahMos, world's fastest supersonic cruise missile, successfully flight tested
India's BrahMoS, the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile, was successfully flight tested from Rajasthan's Pokhran test range today.
22 Mar 2018Naveen Patnaik
Odisha wedding-gift explosion: Woman appeals for justice to CM Patnaik
A woman, who lost her husband in a parcel bomb explosion just five days into their marriage, has made an appeal for justice to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik.
22 Mar 2018West Bengal
Mosul victim's wife wants to meet WB CM for government-job
Distraught with the news of her husband's death in Mosul, Dipali Tikadar now only wants to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek a government job.
22 Mar 2018Indian Railways
Bengaluru: Railways green-lights Rs. 492.87cr project to reduce traffic
Keeping in mind the growing pressure of the suburban traffic in Bengaluru, the Indian Railways have sanctioned a quadrupling project with a provision of two additional lines from Bengaluru Cantt to Whitefield at a cost of Rs. 492.87 crore.
22 Mar 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader
In a first, 11 men were sentenced to life in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday for lynching a Muslim trader last year, suspecting that he was transporting beef.
22 Mar 2018Delhi
Delhi Outcome Budget: 22,706 challans issued for non-possession of PUCCs
Over 22,700 challans were issued by authorities to vehicular commuters on roads for not possessing Pollution Under Control Certificates (PUCCs), the Delhi Government said in its first Outcome Budget tabled in the Assembly today.
22 Mar 2018Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh: Indian Technomac Director held in Rs. 6000cr scam
The CID sleuths have arrested a Director of Paonta Sahib-based firm Indian Technomac Company Limited in a nearly Rs. 6000cr fraud case.
39 kidnapped Indians shot dead over a year ago: Iraq
Revealing details about the deaths of 39 Indians killed in Mosul, Iraqi officials have confirmed they were shot in the head over a year ago.
Ghaziabad: Bike-borne assailants open fire at pharmacy employee
A 25-year-old man was on Wednesday hospitalized after he was shot at by three bike-borne assailants outside a pharmacy in Sahibabad in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh, police said yesterday.
Cabinet approves Modicare, but can the government pull it off?
The ambitious 'Modicare,' touted as the "world's largest government-funded program," has been approved by the Cabinet, paving the way for its implementation.
22 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
Despite relief from SC, Aadhaar still mandatory for income-tax returns
It has been 10 days since the SC indefinitely extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various services, but the Income Tax (I-T) website continues to grossly violate laws.
21 Mar 2018Bihar
Over 200 cartons of liquor seized in Bihar
More than 200 cartons of liquor were seized during raids in Bihar's West Champaran district, police said today, adding eight persons, including a woman, have been arrested in this connection.
21 Mar 2018Lok Sabha
163 Army personnel died in Siachen in last decade: Govt
The Army lost 163 personnel deployed at the Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, during the last ten years, said Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
21 Mar 2018Crime Against Women
Ghaziabad: Female stalker allegedly gets acid thrown on 23-year-old woman
A 23-year-old woman of Ghaziabad sustained severe burn injuries when two motorcycle-borne men threw a corrosive substance, presumably acid, at her while she was in an autorickshaw.
21 Mar 2018India
New Delhi ranked 22nd globally as top destination for 2018
New Delhi has been ranked 22nd in the world and eighth in Asia among the top destination for 2018 at the Travellers' Choice awards for Destinations by TripAdvisor.
21 Mar 2018Delhi
Kejriwal calls rejection of doorstep ration delivery scheme 'petty politics'
Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has rejected the Delhi Government's proposal for doorstep delivery of ration, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said and alleged that the "important" measure had fallen victim to "petty politics".