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28 Apr 2018Jammu And Kashmir
In J&K, admit card issued to donkey to write exam
In an unexpected event, an admit card for the Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board was issued to a donkey named 'Kachur Khar'.
Youth picked up by police two months ago, found dead
The body of a youth missing for almost two months was found in a pond with the family alleging that he was picked up from his residence by police personnel and never returned.
28 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: Bridegroom, five others killed in car-truck collision
In a tragic incident, six people, including four minor girls, were killed and two others injured when a speeding truck collided with a car carrying a marriage party in Satna in Madhya Pradesh.
UP: Armed robbers loot marriage party; kill bride for resisting
Armed robbers shot dead a bride and looted jewelry worth lakhs after intercepting a marriage party on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway in Meerut district.
Ghaziabad: Madrasa cleric arrested over involvement in 10-year-old's rape
The maulvi of the Ghaziabad madrasa, where a 10-year-old girl was confined and raped, was arrested on Friday.
28 Apr 2018Puducherry
Kiran Bedi rules no-free-rice in Puducherry till villages are garbage-free
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi announced on Saturday that no free rice will be distributed in the Union Territory till villages are not free of open-defecation and garbage.
28 Apr 2018Jodhpur
Good days will come, Asaram says in viral audio clip
A purported audio clip of Asaram, serving his life imprisonment term at a Jodhpur jail, has surfaced online in which the self-styled godman is heard telling a person over the phone that his time behind bars is ephemeral and "good days will come".
28 Apr 2018Indian Army
Defense Ministry clears purchase of military equipment worth Rs. 3,687cr
On Friday, the Defense Ministry announced the procurement of military equipment worth Rs. 3,687cr.
28 Apr 2018Karnataka
Karnataka Polls: BJP ads targeting Congress, violating EC guidelines banned
Three video advertisements of the BJP against the ruling Congress in poll-bound Karnataka were banned by the Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) after a complaint was filed by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC).
28 Apr 2018Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh: Details of 89L MNREGA-beneficiaries compromised in Aadhaar Leak
In a major embarrassment to the state government, the Andhra Pradesh Benefit Disbursement Portal made details of 89,38,138 MNREGA beneficiaries public.
28 Apr 2018California
5 songs that define JNU and its creatures
We all were textbook idealists, while growing up. But a 28-year-old Kanhaiya Kumar of JNU (in)fame still is - it is both funny and scary, in equal parts.
Delhi: Protests against film screening on 'love jihad' at JNU
The screening of a film on the contentious "Love Jihad" issue at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi was disrupted by some student groups, who alleged that a hate campaign was being propagated by showing the movie.
28 Apr 2018Yogi Adityanath
Van rams into truck in Uttar Pradesh; 12 killed
A speeding van carrying 16 passengers rammed into a stationary truck on the National Highway 24 early this morning in Uchauliya, killing 12 people and injuring four.
28 Apr 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Delhi: AIIMS resident doctors continue strike for 3rd day
Healthcare services at AIIMS in Delhi remained affected for the third consecutive day today as resident doctors remained adamant, continuing their strike, that the administration suspend a senior doctor who allegedly slapped one their colleague in front of patients and other staffers.
28 Apr 2018Audi
Fight over parking kills three of a family in Delhi
Three members of a family were killed in Delhi's Model Town on Thursday night in what began as a row over parking space.
Number of students enrolling in humanities-courses increased in 3-years: UGC
The number of students enrolling in humanities disciplines has increased in the past three years, according to UGC data.
28 Apr 2018Amitabh Bachchan
Man kills brother in front of mother over land dispute
A 50-year-old man was allegedly killed by his elder brother and his associates in front of their mother over a property dispute in Chakradharpur of Jharkhand's West Singhbhum.
28 Apr 2018Delhi Government
Delhi govt to set-up Rogi Kalyan Samitis, Jan Swasthaya Samitis
The Delhi Government is going to set up "Rogi Kalyan Samitis" in all Assembly constituencies and "Jan Swasthaya Samitis" in state-run dispensaries, poly clinics, and mohalla clinics.
28 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC to hear Centre's plea regarding dilution of SC/ST Act
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the Centre's plea to recall its March 20 judgment of provisions made in the SC/ST Act.
28 Apr 2018Odisha
86 Odisha children adopted by foreign parents in 3 years
At least 86 children from Odisha have been adopted by foreign parents in three years from 2015, a state minister said.
28 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Ajmer: Priest allegedly raped seven-year-old girl inside temple, arrested
In yet another incident of sexual atrocities against children, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a temple priest in Ajmer on Wednesday.
28 Apr 2018Telangana
Meet UPSC 2017 toppers Anudeep Durishetty and Anu Kumari
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the much-awaited final results of the All India Civil Services Examinations 2017 on Friday.
Delhi: Man shoots at DJ for not playing songs on-demand
The Delhi Police today arrested five people for allegedly shooting at a disc jockey for refusing to play songs of their choice at a wedding in the city.
28 Apr 2018Lok Sabha
Using VVPATs to detect tampered EVMs is a good idea?
In the wake of rising complaints of tampered electronic voting machines (EVMs) hindering fair polling, the Election Commission of India (ECI) will use Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines in the 2019 elections.
27 Apr 2018Hyderabad
UPSC 2017 final results declared; Hyderabad's Anudeep Durishetty tops list
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the much-awaited final results of the Civil Services Examination 2017 and Hyderabad candidate Anudeep Durishetty has topped the list.
27 Apr 2018Facebook
Bhopal court summons Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over a complaint
A court in Bhopal has issued summons to Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg on a petition filed by a city-based start-up which accused the social networking giant of hampering and interfering in its business.
27 Apr 2018Amazon
Amazon Publishing signs a mega deal with Chetan Bhagat
In a mega-deal, Amazon Publishing today announced that it would bring out the next six books by popular author Chetan Bhagat.
27 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Modi-Xi's 'no-agenda' meeting: Rahul asks Modi to raise Doklam, CPEC-issues
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to China as the one having "no agenda", but reminded him to raise the Doklam standoff and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the Chinese leadership, as India wants to hear him talk about these crucial issues.
27 Apr 2018Maharashtra
Aaditya Thackeray seeks filling up of vacant-posts in Mumbai University
Congratulating Suhas Raghunath Pednekar on being appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mumbai, Yuva Sena Chief Aaditya Thackeray on Friday sought the filling up of vacant posts at the university.
27 Apr 2018Tej Pratap Yadav
IT department attaches Lalu family's suspected benami property in Patna
The Income Tax department has attached a property worth over Rs. 3cr in Sheikhpura of Patna suspected to be a benami asset held by Lalu Prasad's family members who are facing investigation in a land-for-hotels scam.
India hands over helicopter, tanks to Bangladesh as 1971 memorabilia
India has handed over a Mi-4 helicopter and two PT-76 tanks to Bangladesh as part of 1971 Liberation War memorabilia.
27 Apr 2018Delhi High Court
Prof Johri's presence on campus is threatening, JNU students complain
Accusing the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration of shielding a professor facing sexual harassment charges, a group of university students has filed a police complaint, saying they are "threatened" with his presence on the campus.
27 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
TOI's viral "Modi, Xi will mate 6-times" headline is fake
The Times of India was made fun of for a headline in its 27 April print edition that read: "Modi, Xi will mate 6 times in 24 hours."
20 Apr 2018Supreme Court Of India
PM 'treating' judiciary same way he treats AAP govt: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "treating judiciary" in the same way as he "treats" the AAP government, a day after the Center turned down a Supreme Court collegium proposal to elevate Justice KM Joseph to the apex court.
27 Apr 2018Madhya Pradesh
Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh
The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.
27 Apr 2018National Green Tribunal (NGT)
Delhi: Rainwater-harvesting system cannot be installed at 9 metro stations
Rainwater harvesting systems at nine metro stations in Delhi and Noida cannot be installed because the minimum land required (36 square meters) for constructing it is unavailable, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) told National Green Tribunal.
Delhi: Two women assaulted for warning against rash driving
A 27-year-old woman has alleged that she and her sister-in-law were assaulted by a group of men, whom they had warned against driving rashly in southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj, police said today.
27 Apr 2018Kupwara
Srinagar: Leopard attacks children sleeping in house, killed by locals
A man suffered severe injuries while saving his children from a leopard which entered his home in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir today, police said.
27 Apr 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: 7 Naxals gunned down by Chhattisgarh Police, Telangana's Greyhounds
Seven Naxals were gunned down in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today in a joint operation carried out by Chhattisgarh police and their Telangana counterparts "Greyhounds", an anti-Naxal unit of the state.
Indu Malhotra takes oath as 25th Supreme Court judge
Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was on Friday administered the oath of office as a Supreme Court judge by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, making her the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly.