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26 Mar 2018Delhi
Delhi: 7 lakh business-establishments to remain shut on March 28
More than seven lakh business establishments and over 3,000 commercial markets of Delhi including Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, and Lajpat Nagar will remain closed on March 28 as traders will hold a mega rally to demand protection from the sealing drive.
26 Mar 2018Delhi
Economics was easy, not long, practical helped: CBSE Class-12 students
CBSE Class 12 students who appeared the Economics exam today felt there were some tricky questions, but overall the paper was easy and not long.
India ranks 109th in mobile Internet-speed, 67th in fixed broadband-speed
India, the largest consumer of mobile data in the world, is again ranked 109th in the mobile Internet speed and 67th for fixed broadband speed globally, according to data from Ookla's Speedtest Index.
MP: Truck mows down journalist fighting sand mafia
Reminding yet again that India is unsafe for journalists, a stringer for a news channel was mowed down in broad daylight in MP's Bhind district this morning.
26 Mar 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Over 3 lakh rat-kill tablets placed in secretariat
More than three lakh poison tablets were placed in the Maharashtra secretariat in May 2016 to check the rat menace, a state Minister said on Monday, clarifying that it was not the number of rodents killed in the exercise.
26 Mar 2018Mumbai
INX-case: CBI plans confronting Peter Mukerjea with Karti Chidambaram
The CBI has got custody of Peter Mukerjea, former director of INX Media, for five days. In its affidavit, it said it plans to bring him face to face with Karti Chidambaram in the INX money laundering case.
26 Mar 2018Madhya Pradesh
MP: Two families name daughters 'Anchahee', as they wanted sons
Two instances of parents naming their daughters as "Anchahee" (unwanted) have come to light in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.
Rahul calls PM 'Big Boss' who spies, BJP rubbishes charge
Congress and BJP on Monday again locked horns on the prickly issue of data sharing with Rahul Gandhi dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians" and the ruling party accusing the opposition party of "theft".
Work on India's first bullet train underway in full swing
The work on the country's first high-speed bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai is on in full swing with the designing of bridges and tunnels progressing well, a senior official has said.
26 Mar 2018Madhya Pradesh
Humiliating: MP university strip-searches women after finding used sanitary napkin
In a disturbing incident, 50 women of MP's Dr Hari Singh Gour University have alleged they were strip-searched after a used sanitary napkin was found in a hostel corridor near a washroom.
26 Mar 2018Thrissur
Ambulance driver booked for leaving patient upside-down on inclined stretcher
A seriously injured man was left on an inclined stretcher upside-down outside a hospital in Thrissur, Kerala by an ambulance driver, who was apparently angry over the patient vomiting and defecating in the vehicle.
26 Mar 2018Bihar
Bihar: Journalist killed as SUV hits bike; family alleges murder
A journalist who worked with a Hindi daily and his friend were killed when an SUV rammed into their bike in Bihar's Bojpur district.
26 Mar 2018Haryana
SC to hear DJB-plea accusing Haryana of supplying less water
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the plea of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) alleging that Haryana was supplying 120 cusecs less water to Delhi out of the 450 cusecs of water it was supposed to supply.
India ready for any unanticipated situation in Doklam: Nirmala Sitharaman
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said India is "alert" and ready to deal with any "unforeseen situation" in Doklam.
People happily strip before white men but protest Aadhaar: BJP-Minister
In a bizarre statement, Tourism Minister KJ Alphons hit out at critics of Aadhaar yesterday, saying people have no problem "getting naked before white men" at airports abroad, but go on protests when "your own government" asks for basic details.
26 Mar 2018Delhi Police
Former Karate World Champion to teach self-defense to Meghalaya girls
Taking a cue from the Delhi Police model of self-defense program for girls, West Khasi Hills (WKH) district authorities in Meghalaya have appointed former Karate World Champion Linza F Syiem to train school girls to fight against sexual harassment.
26 Mar 2018Karnataka
Shah on poll-bound Karnataka tour; will meet Lingayat, Dalit communities
BJP President Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to poll-bound Karnataka from today.
26 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
UIDAI to introduce face authentication for Aadhaar verification from July
The UIDAI will introduce face authentication as a means of verifying Aadhaar users from July 1, 2018.
26 Mar 2018Maharashtra
The man who spent decades digitally restoring the Ajanta Caves
With increasing anthropogenic and natural pressures on the iconic Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, there's a growing fear that this piece of ancient Indian culture might soon be lost for eternity.
Two killed, eight injured in road accident in Maharashtra
Two women were killed today and eight others injured when a luxury bus rammed into their jeep at Gotheghar bridge in Thane district, police said.
25 Mar 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu's maiden UDAN flight takes off from Salem
Almost seven years later, flight services between Salem and Chennai were resumed on Sunday under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme 'UDAN.'
MP: Ears of 2.5L bovines tagged with Aadhaar-like ID
To enhance cattle's safety, Madhya Pradesh government has stamped 2.5L cattle with unique identities, similar to 12-digit Aadhaar number.
25 Mar 2018Jammu
Post upgradation, Jammu airport expects a 25% jump in traffic
The Airports Authority of India-run Jammu airport, recently upgraded with enhanced passenger amenities, is expected to log a 25 percent jump in passenger traffic at 1.5 million this fiscal, driven by new flights and routes.
25 Mar 2018Bihar
Bihar: Police rescues village head and his son from Naxalites
An abducted village head (Mukhiya) and his son were rescued on Sunday from the clutches of the Naxalites in Bihar's Munger district, the police said.
25 Mar 2018Kiran Bedi
Puducherry: Three-day assembly session to begin tomorrow with Bedi's address
The three-day first session of the 30-member Puducherry Assembly in 2018 will commence with the customary address of Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tomorrow.
25 Mar 2018IndusInd Bank
Delhi Metro, IndusInd Bank introduced dual-purpose 'Metro Plus' card
Delhi Metro, in association with IndusInd Bank, today launched a dual purpose 'Metro Plus' debit card that will enable the IndusInd Bank debit card users to use it as a Delhi Metro Smart Card in addition to a regular debit card.
25 Mar 2018Mumbai
Investigate employees accused of corruption: Maharashtra govt orders BMC
The Maharashtra government has written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) directing it to probe 2,001 of its staff accused of corruption.
25 Mar 2018Exams
CBSE deploying metal detectors at JEE exam-centers to check cheating
The CBSE is going hi-tech to check cheating. In the JEE Main scheduled on April 8, it will deploy metal detectors at centers.
25 Mar 2018Odisha
'AIIMS Bhubaneswar not equipped to care for conjoined twins'
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes has issued a notice to the Union health secretary and director of AIIMS-Delhi over a petition that seeks to prevent the shifting of the conjoined twins from Odisha, who were separated after a surgery, from the institute to its Bhubaneswar branch.
Need to make farming lucrative in India: Sadhguru
Renowned spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has made a strong call to aggregate investment in irrigation and make farming "lucrative" for farmers in India.
Renowned female stand-up comedians to organize show about gender-based violence
A Pune-based group is teaming up with some renowned female stand-up comedians to organize a show to create awareness about gender-based violence.
25 Mar 2018West Bengal
After 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, WB gears up
The latest data of National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) revealed that West Bengal had registered 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, the fifth highest in the country.
25 Mar 2018Aligarh Muslim University
UP: Former AMU students held for heinous crimes around campus
Eight members of a gang, including three former students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) allegedly involved in crimes in and around the campus, have been arrested, police said on Sunday.
25 Mar 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
Narcotics seizure increased 300% in 5-years, 3.6L-kgs seized in 2017
Seizure of narcotic drugs in the country has increased by more than 300 percent in the last five years with 2017 witnessing the highest seizure of over 3.6 lakh kg of narcotics, said an NCB report.
25 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Varanasi finally becomes 'wireless': Here are the details
Varanasi, which is touted to be one of the world's oldest cities, is finally having its overhead power cables dismantled, 86 years after the city first got electricity.
Traders demand phase-wise rollout of e-way bill next month
The interstate e-way bill is going to be introduced from April 1 across India.
25 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
Mann Ki Baat highlights: MSP, affordable healthcare and more
In the latest edition of Mann Ki Baat, PM Narendra Modi has announced that each and every expense incurred by farmers, including their labor cost, will be accounted for while fixing the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the input cost.
25 Mar 2018Cancer
40% of Tripura's cancer patients are women, tobacco to blame
Tripura Health Minister Sudip Roy Burman has asked people, especially women, of the state to change their lifestyle to prevent cancer.
25 Mar 2018United Nations Security Council
Fourfold increase in Liberian-women joining police, thanks to Indian peacekeepers
As the UN mission in Liberia successfully completes its mandate, the role of an all-female contingent of peacekeepers from India is being highlighted for inspiring women in the West African nation to become police officers.
25 Mar 2018IIT-Delhi
Increasing number of IIT seats going vacant, maximum at IIT-BHU
According to data compiled by the HRD ministry, the number of seats lying vacant in the premium institutes has seen a rising trend in the last five years, except in 2014.