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01 Apr 2018Telangana
Telangana students start petition seeking ban on Chaitanya, Narayana institutes
Students of Telangana have started an online petition on Change.org demanding a ban on Sri Chaitanya and Narayana institutes.
01 Apr 2018ISIS
VK Singh to bring back bodies of 39-Indians from Iraq
Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh today left for Iraq to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in the war-torn country, officials said.
01 Apr 2018Allahabad High Court
UPPSC Prelim answersheets to be re-evaluated
The Allahabad HC has asked the UP Public Service Commission (UPPSC) to re-evaluate answersheets of the 2017 UPPSC Prelim after the Commission reportedly made some alterations to the questions.
Defying prohibitory orders, BJP delegation visits violence-hit Asansol
Defying prohibitory orders, a four-member BJP delegation visited violence-hit Asansol in West Bengal amid tight security to take stock of the situation in the town in the wake of violence over Ram Navami processions.
01 Apr 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Private vehicles exempted from toll tax on state highways
Private vehicles have been exempted from toll tax on state highways in Rajasthan after the state government implemented its budget announcement from midnight.
01 Apr 2018Ministry of Human Resource Development
IITs facing 34% faculty shortage: What's wrong?
It's not only the increasingly vacant seats at IITs that are a cause of concern for the prestigious institutes.
01 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CVC plans to take Aadhaar's help to detect bureaucratic corruption
The Central Vigilance Commission today said since Aadhaar was being made mandatory for numerous financial transactions and property deals, it could be used effectively in tracking the ill-gotten wealth of corrupt bureaucrats.
01 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
In UP, student blames love life for not studying well
Board students of Uttar Pradesh have apparently made it a point to tell examining teachers about their funny, romantic, and sob stories.
01 Apr 2018Haryana
CBSE hit by Hindi paper leak claims, Board denies reports
Even as the CBSE battles a damning PR fiasco, it has been hit by allegations of yet another leak, this time of the Class 12 Hindi (Elective) paper.
01 Apr 2018Sachin Tendulkar
RS MP Tendulkar donates Rs. 90L to PM's Relief Fund
In a heartening move, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, whose term as Rajya Sabha MP ended recently, has donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.
01 Apr 2018Assam
Kaziranga has more rhinos today than it did in 2015
Kaziranga National Park is currently home to 2,413 one-horned rhinos, 12 more than what it had in 2015, according to the latest census of the species.
Petrol price highest in 4-years, diesel hits highest ever
Petrol prices hit Rs. 73.73 per litre in the national capital today, the highest in four years; it was Rs 76.06 in September 2014.
01 Apr 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra farmers can apply for loan waiver till April 14
Maharashtra government has extended the deadline for filing the online application for loan waiver scheme till April 14.
01 Apr 2018Delhi Police
Delhi Police to study why more accidents occur during global-events
The Delhi Police has undertaken a study to ascertain why there are more road accidents in the national capital during important global events, an official said.
01 Apr 2018Jharkhand
CBSE paper-leak: Two teachers, one coaching-center owner arrested in Delhi
As the probe in the CBSE paper leak extended to Jharkhand and Bihar, police arrested three persons in Delhi today.
01 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
Army-man jailed for 27 years; SC acknowledges wife's justice plea
The Supreme Court has taken note of a woman's plea that her husband, an Army man, has been languishing in jail for 27 years without a final decision on the death penalty awarded by a Court Martial for killing two of his colleagues.
Fewer than 100 railway-accidents for first time in 35 years
Despite a series of fatal derailments in 2017, the Indian Railways has achieved one of its best safety records in decades this financial year.
01 Apr 2018Ahmedabad
Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism: Doctors
Early signs of autism can often be detected in children as young as 2-3 years and it is advisable that parents start treatment as soon as possible for improved outcomes, according to doctors.
01 Apr 2018Odisha
Odisha: Infant snatched by monkey dies, found in well
In a shocking incident, a 16-day-old baby who was snatched by a monkey, in Talabasta village in Odisha, has died.
01 Apr 2018Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR
Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A
Three days after launching the GSAT-6A, the ISRO has confirmed that communication from the satellite has been lost after the second firing of the on-board engine yesterday.
01 Apr 2018Indian Railways
Now, railway passengers can rate cleanliness of trains and stations
Railway passengers will now be able to rate cleanliness standards in trains and stations which will directly impact payment of contractors with low scores, said Indian Railways in a new contract drawn up for such services.
01 Apr 2018Jharkhand
CBSE paper-leak fiasco no longer limited to just NCR, Haryana
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and central government's claims that the leak of Class 10 Maths paper is restricted to Delhi, the National Capital Region and Haryana doesn't hold water anymore.
DRI seizes Rs. 1.68cr-worth gold smuggled into India from Myanmar
DRI officials in Kolkata have seized 34 gold bars of foreign origin cumulatively weighing 5.6 kg and valued at Rs. 1.68cr, which was smuggled into India from Myanmar.
01 Apr 2018Bihar
Bihar communal violence: Union Minister's 'missing' son arrested
Arijit Shashwat, son of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey, was arrested late Saturday night in Patna.
01 Apr 2018Delhi
12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt
In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.
WB: Mamata govt rolls out 'Rupashree' for poor women's marriages
The West Bengal government has rolled out Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's dream project 'Rupashree' which provides one-time financial support to the marriages of poor women.
Five tax changes that kick into effect this financial year
A new financial year starts today, and with it, several new norms for taxpayers.
Rights violation of death-row convicts: SC seeks 10 DGPs' response
The SC has sought a response from Director General of Police (Prisons) of 10 states on the issue of the alleged violation of human rights of prisoners awarded death sentence.
DUSU polls: SC asks DU to respond to researchers' plea
The Supreme Court has given the Delhi University the last opportunity to respond to a plea that research scholars be also allowed to contest and represent students in student union polls in the varsity.
01 Apr 2018Delhi
Missing minor boy's body found in drain in outer Delhi
The body of a three-year-old boy, who was missing since Friday, was found in a drain in outer Delhi's Narela on Saturday, police said.
01 Apr 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmir: Two terrorists killed, one captured at different encounter sites
Two terrorists were killed and one captured as security forces fought gunbattles in three different places of Kashmir.
01 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Four-storey building collapses in Indore; 10 killed, rescue operations underway
A four-storey building collapsed in Indore on Saturday evening, killing at least 10 people and injuring six others.
31 Mar 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Woman pours acid on infant to cure pneumonia
In Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, a woman reportedly poured acid on one-month-old Priyanshu to cure his pneumonia.
31 Mar 2018Bengaluru
Sasikala expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening
AIADMK leader Sasikala is expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening, three days before her 15-day parole ends.
31 Mar 2018Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad: Man, accused of raping minor, lynched by locals
Residents of Loni, Ghaziabad lynched a man, who later succumbed to injuries on Friday night. He was accused of raping an 8-year-old.
31 Mar 2018Telangana
Telangana: 'Ration from Anywhere' portability scheme to be implemented state-wide
The Telangana Civil Supplies Department will implement the "Ration from Anywhere" (Portability) scheme from tomorrow to benefit as many as 2.75 crore beneficiaries in the state, a senior official said today.
31 Mar 2018Delhi
Haryana: Delhi CM Kejriwal holds roadshow in Rohtak-Bhiwani belt
With the Aam Aadmi Party keen to contest the Haryana Assembly polls next year, the party's national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today held a roadshow in the Rohtak-Bhiwani belt of the state.
31 Mar 2018Aligarh Muslim University
Aligarh: 2 Patients tied to hospital-bed in absence of safeguards
In a rather shocking revelation, two patients were found tied to the hospital beds in AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College's emergency ward.
31 Mar 2018Yogi Adityanath
Probe ordered after 2 Ambedkar statues vandalized in 24 hours
Two statues of BR Ambedkar were vandalized in Uttar Pradesh in 24 hours. State CM Yogi Adityanath has asked district magistrates to ensure the security of statues.
31 Mar 2018National Highways Authority Of India (NHAI)
Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways
In what is being seen as unreasonable by transporters, and exactly the opposite by authorities, toll rates have been revised for National Highways.