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07 May 2018Kerala
Daughter confined for two-years by mother for having Muslim-boyfriend, rescued
A 24-year-old Kerala woman, Anjali Prakash, was rescued on May 1 from a rented house in Mangaluru, where her mother, Vineetha, confined her for two years for allegedly having an affair with a Muslim youth.
07 May 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu CM lays foundation stone for Jaya memorial 'mandapam'
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today laid the foundation stone for a memorial "mandapam" of late J Jayalalithaa in Chennai abutting her burial site on the Marina beachfront.
07 May 2018Haryana
Haryana: Three-year-old killed by aunt; child sacrifice suspected
A 3-year-old girl was killed allegedly by her aunt in a village in Haryana's Yamunanagar district, with police suspecting it to be a case of child sacrifice.
Unmarried adult-couples can stay together, SC rules. But, can they?
The Supreme Court ruled, on Sunday, that adult couples can stay together without getting married.
07 May 2018Sushma Swaraj
Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport
Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan, APJ Abdul Kalam, Sudha Murthy or Adnan Sami, racism against Indians apparently exists globally.
07 May 2018Education
IGNOU admissions begin; last date to apply June 30
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has begun admissions for its Bachelor Preparatory Program (BPP), PG diploma, diploma and certificate programs for the July-2018 session.
07 May 2018Madhya Pradesh
PM Modi sends his golden garland to IIT student
PM Narendra Modi has sent a garland he had worn at a function as a gift to a research scholar of the IIT Indian School of Mines (ISM) in Dhanbad following the student's request on Twitter.
Child sexual abuse survivors may lodge complaint till age 25
If a new proposal of Union Women and Child Development Ministry sees the light of the day, child sexual abuse survivors may be able to register a police complaint till the time they turn 25.
07 May 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Government school students to be sensitized on 'good-touch-bad-touch'
Students up to 14 years of age studying in government schools and Anganwadi centers will be sensitized on "good-touch-bad-touch" under a campaign in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan.
07 May 2018Crime Against Women
Delhi: Visually-impaired 20-year-old left alone for first-time. She gets gang-raped
For the first time, the mother of a 20-year-old visually-impaired woman in a slum near Delhi's Karol Bagh decided to leave her alone at home as she went out briefly.
Delhi government clerk, 'mastermind' of hi-tech SSC cheating racket, arrested
Delhi government clerk Harpal Singh Chikara, the alleged mastermind of a hi-tech SSC (Staff Selection Commission) cheating gang, has been nabbed after more than a month on the run.
After 124 deaths, heavy storm alert for 15 states, UTs
Days after heavy dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning killed more than 100 people in North India, the Met department has issued a similar warning for the next two days in 13 states and two union territories.
06 May 2018Ghaziabad
In Ghaziabad, possible to get driving license in 30 seconds
If you want to pass a driving test in Delhi, you are required to reverse a vehicle, drive along hairpin bends, go up an incline, and drive loops in the shape of 8.
6 apps that can help you in JEE preparation
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is undoubtedly the most difficult exam for engineering aspirants in India.
Mukesh Ambani's daughter to tie the knot with Piramal scion
Isha Ambani, daughter of Reliance Industries (RIL) chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani, is all set to marry Anand Piramal, son of business tycoon Ajay Piramal.
06 May 2018Haryana
Haryana: Government issues transfer orders to 11 IAS officers
The Haryana government today issued transfer and posting orders of 11 IAS officers with immediate effect.
Bihar: Man kills father, brother over unequal land distribution
A man allegedly shot dead his father and younger brother over unequal distribution of land in Saharsa district of Bihar today, police said.
06 May 2018Hyderabad
Ward-attendant rapes woman, who visited hospital after husband beat her
A woman was allegedly raped by 45-year-old ward attendant in state-run Osmania General Hospital (OGH) in Hyderabad, where she had gone for treatment after her husband thrashed her.
06 May 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmir University professor killed within 36hrs of joining militancy
36 hours after Mohammad Rafi Bhat, an assistant professor at the Kashmir University, joined the Kashmir militancy, his life was brought to an end by Indian security forces along with four other terrorists in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.
06 May 2018Jammu
4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of J&K
A moderate intensity earthquake today shook parts of Jammu and Kashmir, causing panic among the residents of Chenab valley.
06 May 2018Mumbai
HC relief to man seeking administration of dead mother's estate
The Bombay High Court has held that a citizen's right to seek administration of a deceased person's estate in accordance with the latter's will must be protected.
06 May 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kidnap 7 Indian engineers
Unknown gunmen abducted seven Indian engineers, and an Afghan driver, from Afghanistan's Baghlan province on Sunday.
06 May 2018Rita Bahuguna Joshi
UP: 10-year-old boy mauled to death by dogs; another injured
A 10-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pack of dogs in UP's Sitapur while another child was injured.
06 May 2018Arnab Goswami
FIR registered against Arnab Goswami for abetting suicide
An FIR has been registered by Alibaug police against Republic TV's editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and two others, for abetting suicide of interior designer Anvay Naik.
Expenditure on court cases goes up over Rs. 40 crore
The expenditure incurred by the government in contesting cases in the Supreme Court has gone up from nearly Rs. 11 crore in 2011-12 to Rs. 42.40 crore in 2017-18, Law Ministry data shows.
India ranks 138 in Press Freedom Index; PCI rubbishes report
Press Council of India has rubbished the recently released Press Freedom Index, in which India slipped two places to rank 138 among 180 countries, saying there was a "lack of clarity" on the inputs that weighed in rankings which were based on "opinion/perception".
06 May 2018Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Can't share details of corruption complaints: MP CM Chouhan's office
The details of complaints of alleged corruption received through "complaint boxes", installed on the premises of MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's office, cannot be shared as it may not serve the larger public interest, state government replied to an RTI query.
06 May 2018Jammu
Srinagar: Administration spruces up roads, pedestrian-walkways ahead of 'Darbar Move'
This summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir has been given a facelift ahead of "Darbar Move", the 140-year-old practice of bi-annual shifting of the state capital between Jammu and Srinagar.
06 May 2018West Bengal
Railways' 12,066 acres of unused land now up for grabs
Nearly 12,066 acres of surplus land of railways are now up for grabs. The national transporter has written to 13 states asking them to either buy or exchange these land parcels for developmental projects.
Jharkhand: 5 PLFI militants and 2 arms suppliers arrested
Five PLFI militants and two arms suppliers were arrested from Sarla Marla forest of West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, the police said.
06 May 2018Madurai
Long-sleeves cut, nose-pin removed: NEET aspirants undergo heavy-security checks
Over 1.33 million students are appearing for National Entrance Eligibility Test [NEET] on Sunday.
06 May 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Journalist Upendra Rai arrested for extorting Rs. 15cr from builder
CBI has registered a fresh case against arrested journalist Upendra Rai and his associate Rahul Sharma for allegedly extorting Rs. 15cr from a Mumbai-based builder by portraying himself as an income tax "power broker", officials said.
06 May 2018Muslims
Manohar Lal Khattar says namaz should be offered inside mosques
Reacting to the increased number of incidents of disrupting namaz in different areas of Gurugram, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said namaz should only be offered in mosques/eidgahs.
06 May 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Two girls drop out of school over sexual harassment
Two girls have dropped out of a government-aided school alleging sexual harassment by a youth at a village in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.
06 May 2018Gujarat
Prisons in Gujarat to get hi-tech tunnel detection system
The prison authorities in Gujarat have planned to install high-quality sensors in two central jails to alert officials about any underground movement and thwart bids by prisoners to escape by digging tunnels.
06 May 2018Shashi Tharoor
The moment when even Shashi Tharoor didn't check facts
Shashi Tharoor, like many others, felt proud on learning former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was appointed as governor of Bank of England.
CBSE looks for help from IITs to stop paper leaks
A committee, tasked with reviewing how CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 exams are conducted, is now seeking suggestions from the IITs - India's premier engineering institutes - to make the examination system free from possibilities of a paper leak.
06 May 2018Delhi Fire Services
Delhi: Four dead in two separate fire incidents
Four people, including two children, died in two separate fire incidents in south and northwest Delhi, a fire department official said.
06 May 2018Mamata Banerjee
BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law arrested for duping railway job-seekers
West Bengal Police has arrested BJP leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law Srijan Roy from New Delhi airport late last night for allegedly taking money from several people on the pretext of providing them jobs in railways, an official said.
No unruly passengers put on National no-fly list
As it turns out unruly passengers on aircraft can get away with their behavior quite easily.