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Delhi: One killed, 17 students injured in school van-tanker collision
A seven-year-old girl died and 17 students were injured after a milk tanker rammed into a school van this morning near Kanhaiya Nagar metro station in northwest Delhi, police said.
26 Apr 2018Mumbai
10 convicted, given 5-years-jail-term for planning to kill Mahesh Bhatt
The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), on Wednesday, sentenced 10 men to five years prison and acquitted two others, for conspiring to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.
26 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
'We never ordered mandatory SIM-Aadhaar linking': SC slams Center
For months, the government kept urging telcos to link subscribers' SIM cards with Aadhaar. In turn, telcos kept harassing customers with constant messages.
26 Apr 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
Asaram case: India urgently needs a witness protection law
Three witnesses were killed, at least six grievously attacked and several others injured to protect self-styled godman Asaram from getting convicted of raping a 16-year-old disciple at his Jodhpur ashram in August 2013.
26 Apr 2018Meghalaya
Human-elephant conflicts in Meghalaya claimed 25 lives in 5 years
Nearly 10,000 cases of conflicts between humans and elephants have been reported from Meghalaya in the past five years, claiming the lives of 25 people and causing widespread damage to crops, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said.
UP: 15-year-old girl raped at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar; accused held
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at gunpoint in Rahekda village in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.
26 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
Indu Malhotra becomes SC judge while KM Joseph remains on-hold
The government and judiciary are heading towards a fresh row; yesterday, in an unusual move, it cleared one name recommended by the collegium, keeping the other on hold.
New Delhi: Shopkeeper throws acid at 7-year-old boy for shouting
In a shocking incident, a shopkeeper reportedly poured acid on a minor boy who was playing outside his shop at Gandhi Nagar area of Shahdara in Delhi, the police said today.
26 Apr 2018Kerala
Kerala: To hide extramarital affairs, woman murders daughters, parents
In Kannur's Padannakkara village of Kerala, three deaths in one family in just four months led villagers empathize with Soumya, the lone survivor.
26 Apr 2018Delhi Police
Delhi Police rescues a minor girl from Nepal border
A 12-year-old girl, who was kidnapped from central Delhi's Anand Parbat in February, was rescued from the Nepal border, police said.
26 Apr 2018Piyush Goyal
Railways paints coaches in new color for vibrant look
The Railways has painted a number of dark blue color train coaches in yellowish tan and teak to give them a vibrant look.
26 Apr 2018Odisha
Odisha: Lecturer arrested for sending parcel bomb as wedding gift
An English lecturer of a private college in Odisha was arrested on Wednesday for killing a newly-wed software engineer, his great-aunt and grievously injuring his wife.
26 Apr 2018Jodhpur
The once-powerful Asaram is now 'Qaidi No-130' after teary trial
For Asaram, yesterday was a significant day: the court was going to pronounce judgement in a five-year-old rape case against him.
26 Apr 2018Yogi Adityanath
UP: Train rams into school-vehicle at rail-crossing, 13 children killed
At least 13 children were killed this morning when a train rammed into their school vehicle at an unmanned rail crossing in Dudhi near Kushinagar, UP.
26 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
Non-NDA states allege political bias in iconic tourism sites shortlist
Multiple non-NDA states have alleged that the Central government's shortlist of 17 tourism destinations to be developed into "iconic tourism sites" reeks of political bias.
26 Apr 2018Srinagar
CRPF to use chilli bombs, tear gas instead of pellet-guns
After pellet guns grevously injured several Kashmiris in 2016 post Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's encounter death, Indian paramilitary forces are considering to employ non-dangerous ways to manage crowds in the Valley.
25 Apr 2018Patna
Class-12 Economics-retest: Mixed reactions, but everyone thrilled that exams ended
The CBSE conducted a retest for Class 12 Economics today; the original exam on March 26 had been cancelled due to a paper leak.
25 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
All about the FIR that led to Asaram's conviction
In a landmark judgement, self-styled godman Asaram was awarded life imprisonment for raping a 16-year-old girl at his Jodhpur ashram in August 2013 by a special city court on Wednesday.
25 Apr 2018Calcutta High Court
When WhatsApp lets you file election-nomination and saves your life
WhatsApp is a messaging tool, a file-sharing platform, a payment portal, and now it's also a life-saver.
25 Apr 2018New Zealand
New Zealand witnesses 28% rise in Indian students
There has been a 28% increase in the number of Indian students enrolling in different varsities in New Zealand last year, the country's High Commission said in Delhi.
Launch of GSAT-11 postponed as ISRO seeks additional technical checks
Weeks after ISRO's communication satellite with military applications GSAT-6A went missing, the space agency has postponed the high-profile launch of its advanced communication satellite GSAT-11, the heaviest made in India, from Kourou, French Guiana, for additional technical checks.
Fraud-hit PNB to hire detective agencies to locate untraceable borrowers
Fraud-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) has invited applications for empanelment of detective agencies to locate its untraceable borrowers as it looks to "significantly" supplement efforts to recover bad loans which surged to Rs. 57,519 crore at December end.
25 Apr 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
Nine booked under Gambling Act for betting on IPL match
Crime branch arrested nine persons from two separate places in Bhopal for allegedly betting on an IPL match, police said today.
25 Apr 2018Kozhikode
IIM-K will host first ever 'Coopathon' from April 29
Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode (IIM-K) will host the country's first-ever "Coopathon" at its campus here from April 29, to discuss issues faced by the cooperative sector.
25 Apr 2018Maneka Gandhi
Maneka bats for compensation for male victims of sexual abuse
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today proposed an amendment of an existing "scheme" for boys, who have been raped or sexually exploited, to be compensated on the lines of a similar law for girls.
25 Apr 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel shot dead in Kashmir
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel was shot dead today by terrorists in Rajpora area of South Kashmir.
25 Apr 2018Goa
Goans skip beaches, hit the hinterland to beat summer heat
While tourists from across the world come to Goa to enjoy on its picturesque beaches, the locals have of late been holidaying in the state's hinterland to get respite from the summer heat and humidity.
25 Apr 2018Jodhpur
Asaram rape-case: All about the cop who led the probe
On Wednesday, a special Jodhpur court convicted Asaram of raping a 16-year-old girl at his city ashram in 2013.
25 Apr 2018Aligarh Muslim University
AMU alumnus pic with Hizbul Mujahideen operatives surfaces on social-media
A new photo of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) PhD scholar Mannan Wani, who was in the news a few months back for joining terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, has surfaced on social media.
25 Apr 2018Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Asaram: From building a Rs. 10,000cr empire to life imprisonment
The tale of Asaram, self-styled godman, reached a certain end today: he was convicted of raping a minor five years earlier.
25 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Asaram rape case: Victim's father happy with court's verdict
The father of the teenager raped by Asaram today expressed satisfaction over the Jodhpur court verdict convicting the self-styled godman and thanked the judiciary and the media for it.
Asaram: The preacher who built an empire of Rs. 10,000cr
From high pedestal of a preacher having thousands of followers, self-styled godman Asaram's fall from grace came after he was embroiled in the rape case of a minor girl in 2013.
25 Apr 2018Mumbai
Two complete families and an NRI will adopt Jain-monkhood today
In the recent past, we have heard of unlikely stories of Jains taking diksha- young professionals in high-paying careers, students who topped board exams, and sometimes even 12-year-olds.
Delhi: 14-year-old girl raped by stepfather for two years
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her stepfather for the past two years in south-east Delhi's Jaitpur area, police said today.
Jammu-policeman goes missing with rifle, suspected to have deserted police
A policeman, posted in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, is suspected to have deserted the force and is believed to have fled with his service rifle.
Bihar temple theft: Radha idol, crown of Lord Krishna stolen
An "ashtadhatu" idol of Shree Radha and a crown of same metal of Lord Krishna were stolen from a temple at Chautham Bazaar in Khagaria district of Bihar, the police said.
25 Apr 2018Sultanpur
Ghaziabad: Man shoots dead his younger brother over land dispute
A man identified as Kuldeep today shot dead his younger brother Pradeep Kumar (28) allegedly over a land dispute in Sultanpur village, Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna said.
25 Apr 2018Maharashtra
India might lose over 20,000 management seats this year
It's not only engineering colleges that are in trouble. More than 100 business schools offering MBA have applied for permission to shut down in 2017-18.
25 Apr 2018Naveen Patnaik
Odisha: 5-year-old girl, elderly tribal woman raped
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a minor boy in Sambalpur district, while in Mayurbhanj two men were arrested on the charge of raping a 50-year-old tribal woman, the police said on Tuesday.
25 Apr 2018Indian Army
GaganShakti-2018: 13-day mega exercise sees 14,000 men, 11,000 sorties
The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew as many as 11,000 sorties in its mega 13-day GaganShakti exercise, which came to an end April 22.