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20 May 2016India
Google fights France over right to be forgotten
Google accused France of attempting to regulate global internet traffic, after French officials told Google to remove unwanted links from all countries and not just France.
19 May 2016India
Tim Cook inaugurates new office in Hyderabad
Apple's CEO Tim Cook inaugurated a new office in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for Apple's products including the iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch.
Tim Cook kickstarts India tour, arrives in Mumbai
Apple CEO Tim Cook is on his maiden visit to India and reached Mumbai at 11:45 pm on 17 Apr'16 in a private jet.
Maneka Gandhi unveils National Policy for Women 2016
Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi unveiled the National Policy for Women to address women's issues in India for the next 15-20 years.
Govt awaiting Pak's response for NIA visit
India is awaiting Pakistan's response over the NIA team's visit to further investigate the Pathankot attack.
MEA rejects Pak's opposition to GIR bill
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup has termed the details of the GIR bill an "entirely internal legislative matter" and said that Islamabad has no locus standi in it.
Ajmer Sharif backs 'Haji Ali for all' movement
Syed Liyaqat Hussain Moini, one of the custodians of the famous Ajmer dargah, signed a letter supporting women's entry to the inner sanctum of Mumbai's Haji Ali dargah.
First maritime security dialogue held between India, USA
Towards deepening the evolving partnership in the maritime domain, India and U.S. held the first round of discussions.
Swamy writes to PM seeking termination of Rajan
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking immediate dismissal of RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.
Interpol issues fresh red corner notice against Azhar
The Interpol issued a fresh Red Corner notice against JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar and his brother Abdul Rauf for their alleged involvement in the attack on India's Pathankot Air Force Base.
Pakistan seeks UN intervention on India's GIR bill
Pakistan has raised objections against India's draft Geospatial Information Regulation bill, asking the UN to uphold its resolutions and urge India to stop such acts which are in "violation of international law".
Center seeks public opinion on Euthanasia draft bill
Centre sought public opinion on the 'passive euthanasia' draft bill which involves giving the right to patients to "withhold medical treatment or life support system for continuance of life".
J&K teen retracts statement, says soldier molested her
The teenager whose molestation triggered a wave of protests across J&K alleged that an army soldier had molested her and accused police of forcing her to give a false statement.
16 May 2016India
India to divert rivers to tackle drought
Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said India is set to divert water from its rivers to deal with the severe drought situation in the country.
15 May 2016India
IPR policy to boost innovation, invites US praise
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the IPR policy will give a big boost to R&D and innovations within the country.
14 May 2016Mumbai
NIA drops charges in Malegaon blast case
National Investigation Agency (NIA) dropped all charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and five others in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
14 May 2016India
Indo-US Brain Trust formed to strengthen scientific collaboration
India and the US have formed a Brain Trust aimed at deepening cooperation between the brightest in the scientific community.
14 May 2016India
Sant Nirankari Mission's chief guru no more
Baba Hardev Singh, Satguru of the Sant Nirankari Mission, was killed in a road accident in Montreal, Canada.
14 May 2016Bihar
Rocky finally confesses to killing the teenager
Rakesh Ranjan alias Rocky— suspended JD (U) MLC Manorama Devi's son has confessed to shooting Aditya Sachdeva in a road rage case.
Supreme Court appoints four new judges
Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and the former additional solicitor general L. Nageswara Rao were sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court.
Bhushan, Yadav make fresh accusations in AgustaWestland row
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Prashant Bhushan and his colleague Yogendra Yadav stated that the Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh bribed officials for a chopper deal in his state.
SC upholds the validity of criminal defamation law
In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court ruled that the criminal provisions of defamation are constitutionally valid.
Cabinet clears IPR policy
The Union Cabinet has cleared the new policy on Intellectual Property Rights.
5-year plan to give way to 15-year development agenda
After the replacement of the Planning Commission with NITI (National Institute for Transforming India) Aayog, the government is all set to replace the country's 5-year development plans with the 15-year 'National Development Agenda'.
Geospatial Regulation Bill to undergo changes
The government is considering amendments to the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, after several government departments disagreed with some of the stringent clauses it proposed.
Supreme Court: Disburse drought funds immediately
The SC ordered the Centre and the states to take immediate measures to tackle the drought situation in the country, including disbursing all outstanding funds for Central schemes like MGNREGS.
CBI questions ISRO ex-Chair Nair on Antrix-Devas deal
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned the former Chairperson of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Madhavan Nair in connection with the Antrix-Devas deal.
13 May 2016Indian Government
Fertilizer DBT to start from October
The Direct Benefits Transfer scheme for fertilizers will roll out from October 2016.
RS: CAF bill postponed to monsoon session
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill listed for business in the current session of Rajya Sabha has been postponed to the monsoon session.
Ayush Ministry to tie up with WHO
The Ayush Ministry is set to tie up with the WHO to promote Ayurveda globally and also celebrate World Ayurveda Day.
AR Rahman: IOA's fourth goodwill ambassador
Music composer AR Rahman has accepted the Indian Olympic Association's offer to become India's fourth goodwill ambassador for the Rio Olympics.
Delhi no more the most polluted city in the world
Delhi is not the most polluted city in the world any more, according to the World Health Organisation's urban air quality database.
SC: States not doing enough to tackle drought
The Supreme Court stated that states were not doing enough to tackle the drought situation and pointed out that Bihar, Gujarat and Haryana were hesitant to even acknowledge the drought.
Passport, pension, license to be delivered online
Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that various government services such as passport, licenses, pension, etc. will be delivered online under the Digital India programme.
Trupti Desai leads women into Haji Ali
Women rights' activist Trupti Desai entered the Haji Ali dargah in Mumbai along with other women's rights activists, amid high security.
National Technology Day: PM greets citizens
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of India on the occasion of National Technology Day.
11 May 2016Bihar
MLC Manorama Devi faces arrest, suspended from party
MLC Manorama Devi, whose son Rocky was arrested with road rage killing charges, has reportedly gone into hiding after an arrest warrant was served to her for possessing liquor bottles.
11 May 2016Indian Government
Modi seeks monitoring of DBT extension trials
Hailing the success of DBT for LPG and MGNREGS, PM Modi has asked for strict monitoring of DBT extensions to kerosene and fertilizers
UPSC results declared: Delhi girl tops exam
The Union Public Service Commission declared results for the Civil Service Examination, 2015 yesterday.
SC: Cannot charge operators for call drops
The Supreme Court ruled to strike down the TRAI regulation imposing costs on telecom companies for call drops, calling it unreasonable and arbitrary.