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20 Apr 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Unnao: Rape accused MLA loses security cover
The UP government has withdrawn security cover for MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is accused of raping a teenager in Unnao last year.
Chhattisgarh: 11-year-old raped and killed at a wedding
An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by a guest at a wedding in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh, police said.
20 Apr 2018Mumbai
SC dismisses plea by Dawood's-family, orders seizure of his properties
The SC has dismissed a plea by Dawood Ibrahim's family challenging attachment of 'their' properties in Mumbai worth crores, most of which have allegedly been acquired with the gangster's ill-gotten wealth.
20 Apr 2018Amazon
After #BoycottAmazon trends because of Swara Bhaskar, company deletes tweet
Facing flak for its association with actress Swara Bhaskar, Amazon deleted the tweet which was a part of their 'Ajnabi Shahar Ki Googly' campaign.
20 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Preventing sexual abuse is girl's responsibility, teaches Class-8 textbook
While speaking about the horrific Kathua-Unnao rapes, PM Modi urged all Indians hold boys/men accountable for their actions and stop blaming girls/women for heinous gender crimes.
20 Apr 20187th Pay Commission
FY18: Railways may clock its worst-ever operating ratio at 98.5%
Railways' operating ratio, the direct indicator of working of the government-run transporter is expected to settle at 98.5% for 2017-2018, recording its worst performance ever since 2000-2001 when it was 98.3%.
Kovind prays for India's progress at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
President Ram Nath Kovind today visited the cave shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi and paid obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum.
20 Apr 2018Gujarat
Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction
The Gujarat HC has acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riots case, ruling it had found no criminal conspiracy and that none of the witnesses was reliable.
20 Apr 2018Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik unveils 'Skilled-in-Odisha' logo
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday unveiled the brand identity logo of the 'Skilled-in-Odisha' campaign of the state government's skill initiatives.
20 Apr 2018Gujarat
Meet the 12-year-old who renounced everything to become Jain monk
A 12-year-old boy in Surat, the son of a diamond merchant, gave up all material comforts and worldly happiness on Thursday to become a Jain monk.
20 Apr 2018Safdarjung Hospital
Delhi: Man stabs 55-year-old employer, later hangs himself
A 55-year-old owner of a motor vehicle spare parts shop in southeast Delhi's Govindpuri was allegedly stabbed by her employee, who then killed himself in his house, police said today.
Puducherry: Two held for withdrawing money through fake ATM cards
Puducherry police arrested two people, including an engineer, on charges of preparing fake ATM cards and using them for withdrawing money.
Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President
The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.
19 Apr 2018Domestic Violence
India's taking provisions to protect girls. What about married women?
In the wake of the Kathua, Unnao and Surat rape cases, the central government is considering awarding death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12.
19 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Customs officials seize Rs. 6.5cr-worth sedative drug at airport
The customs authorities have seized 12.9kg of methaqualone, a sedative drug, worth Rs. 6.5cr at the airport in Bengaluru.
19 Apr 2018Kerala
At IIM-Nagpur placements, tailor's son gets Rs. 19 LPA package
In what is a distinctive example of turning destiny around by hard work, IIM-Nagpur graduate Justin Fernandez bagged the highest placement of Rs. 19 LPA, this year.
19 Apr 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Cash crunch will be resolved by tomorrow, says SBI chairman
A severe cash crunch still persists across various cities and states, but SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar has assured the problem will be resolved by tomorrow.
19 Apr 2018Mumbai
Protest march: Woman Congress worker alleges molestation by male colleagues
A woman Congress worker has complained to Congress's Mumbai unit that she was allegedly molested by male colleagues on Sunday during a candle march held at Juhu to protest against the Kathua and Unnao rape cases.
PSBs among leading govt bodies in rejecting RTI pleas: Study
Public sector banks, which are reeling under a huge burden of growing non-performing assets and being probed by central agencies, have emerged as the leading public authorities in terms of rejecting RTI pleas, an analysis by a voluntary group shows.
19 Apr 2018Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
CBSE Class-10 students to get 2 marks for English-paper typo
The CBSE has decided to provide compensation of two marks to Class 10 students for a typing error in the English question paper.
NEET: 23 students will compete for each seat this time
The number of candidates registering for the NEET 2018 has increased by a whopping 2L since last year.
19 Apr 2018Andhra Pradesh
Printing presses operating 24x7 to meet Rs. 70,000cr currency shortfall
The government has ramped up printing of currency notes and is operating all the four presses 24x7, an official said on Thursday amid ATMs running dry in many parts of the country.
Kashmir: Colleges, schools closed as students' protest continues
Authorities today shut down several colleges and higher secondary schools in Kashmir to thwart students' protests demanding justice for the eight-year-old victim of the Kathua rape and murder case.
19 Apr 2018WhatsApp
Want Anand Mahindra's funds? Get creative like this cobbler
Thinking out of the box is the key for entrepreneurs who would like business tycoon Anand Mahindra to invest in their start-ups.
Aadhaar verification now possible offline, without disclosing 12-digit ID number
Aadhaar cards will now have an updated QR code, making user verification possible even offline, without the 12-digit ID number.
You might get Rs. 20,000 if your flight is delayed/cancelled
If the aviation ministry's recommendations are approved, you might soon be entitled to a compensation of up to Rs. 20,000 if your flight is delayed or cancelled, depending upon the impact.
19 Apr 2018Asaduddin Owaisi
Resignation of Judge Reddy who gave Mecca Masjid verdict, rejected
Special NIA Judge Ravindra Reddy, who resigned hours after pronouncing verdict in Mecca Masjid blast case, was on Thursday asked to report back to work.
19 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
Supreme Court website reportedly hacked minutes after Judge Loya ruling
Minutes after the SC refused to order an independent probe in Special CBI Judge BH Loya's death, its website reportedly came under attack from hackers.
19 Apr 2018Crime Against Women
UP: Father 'gifts' daughter to friends, then they gangrape her
In a horrific case, a man in Sitapur, UP, allegedly "gifted" his 35-year-old daughter to his friends and joined them in gangraping her, TOI reports.
Major reform: India sets-up new body for improved defense planning
In a major reform in Indian defense, the government has constituted the high-powered Defence Planning Committee (DPC) under National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
'Judge Loya died of natural causes': SC refuses independent probe
The SC has dismissed a petition for an independent probe in the death of Special CBI Judge BH Loya, who was found dead amid "suspicious" circumstances, his family claimed.
19 Apr 2018Murder
Delhi: 40-year-old man stabbed 22 times in Dwarka
A 40-year-old man was stabbed to death by three youths as one of them suspected that the victim was in an illicit relationship with his mother, police said today.
19 Apr 2018Bengaluru
Inaccurate I-T return filings by salaried employees under government scanner
Indian government is cracking down on salaried employees who use illegal means such as under-reporting of income or inflating deductions while filing income tax returns (ITRs) to avail maximum tax benefits.
Soon, browse internet on board flights in India!
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is all set to approve in-flight connectivity (IFC) at its next meeting on May 1, sources said.
19 Apr 2018London
Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi
PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.
19 Apr 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
IIT-Delhi's Open House: Water-less bathing, innovative healthcare solutions and more
The 14th edition of IIT-Delhi's Open House is all set to begin on April 21, and this time, the elite technology institute has several eco-friendly and healthcare solutions to showcase.
18 Apr 2018Twitter
Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?
Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.
18 Apr 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh government to distribute free smartphones to over 50L people
The BJP government in poll-bound Chhattisgarh will start distributing smartphones to over 50 lakh people for free from May under Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY), months ahead of the assembly polls.
18 Apr 2018Kerala
Kerala: Breaking stereotypes, transsexual couple to get married next month
Once, there was a "woman" and a "man" who were ostracised by their families and harassed by the society over their transgender status.
18 Apr 2018Uber
Delhi: Uber driver arrested for masturbating in front of passenger
An Uber driver was arrested for allegedly masturbating while ferrying a woman passenger in his cab, police said today. The incident occurred on the night of April 15 in Delhi.