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All about 'Mumbai Duty Free Is Now Free' Shopping Festival
"Mumbai Duty Free Is Now Free" Shopping Festival is going to take place between May-June 2018.
10 May 2018Delhi University
450 DU students barred from writing exams due to short-attendance
As many as 450 students of Delhi University's Law Faculty will not be allowed to write exams due to attendance shortage, according to a notice issued by the varsity.
10 May 2018Yogi Adityanath
Toll rises to 12 in Uttar Pradesh thunderstorm
The toll from a thunderstorm which lashed parts of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 12, officials said on Thursday.
10 May 2018Mizoram
Mizoram: 52 gold biscuits worth Rs. 2.69cr seized, 2 arrested
Customs officials have seized 52 gold biscuits valued at Rs. 2.69cr from Mizoram and arrested two Myanmar nationals in this connection.
Delhi: Rains bring down mercury level; minimum temperature 21.5°c
It was a pleasant morning in the national capital today as rains brought the mercury down, with the minimum temperature settling at 21.5 degrees Celsius.
10 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
Passengers injured while boarding/de-boarding trains eligible for compensation, rules SC
The Supreme Court ruled death or injury of passengers while boarding or de-boarding a train is an 'untoward incident' and the victim is liable for compensation.
10 May 2018Arvind Kejriwal
PWD scam: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's kin arrested
A man related to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was arrested today by the Anti-Corruption Bureau in connection with the PWD scam.
10 May 2018Mumbai
Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal discharged from hospital
Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, granted bail in a money laundering case, was today discharged from the civic-run KEM hospital where he underwent treatment for nearly a week.
10 May 2018Haryana
Haryana-SSC questions candidates on 'bad-omens,' then goes deeper into mess
A peculiar question in the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC)'s test for junior engineers has riled several quarters.
10 May 2018Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal's relative arrested in PWD scam
The Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's family member Vinay Bansal in connection to the PWD scam, on Thursday.
10 May 2018Exams
JEE Advanced 2018: Registrations, date, schedule, pattern and more
IIT-Kanpur has announced it will release the admit cards for the JEE Advanced on May 14.
10 May 2018Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
BHU: 3 injured in clashes between 2 groups of students
At least three Banaras Hindu University students were injured after two groups from Birla and Lal Bahadur Shastri hostel clashed against each other during which stones and petrol bombs were also hurled.
10 May 2018Narendra Modi
Ahead of Ramzan, Amarnath Yatra, J&K parties call for ceasefire
An all-party meet in Srinagar on Wednesday urged the Centre to announce a unilateral ceasefire, ahead of Ramzan and Amarnath Yatra, which would begin in a few days.
Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report
Latest defense ministry report has ridiculed the Indian weapons-buying system for being inflicted with "multiple decision-heads, duplication of processes.....delayed execution, no real-time monitoring, no project-based approach and a tendency to fault-find rather than to facilitate."
09 May 2018Goa
Goa: Woman, friends arrested for killing husband, chopping up body
On Wednesday, the Goa police arrested four people for allegedly killing a man, cutting his corpse into pieces, and disposing it in a forest area.
09 May 2018Narendra Modi
Forbes most powerful: Modi ahead of French and UK counterparts
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again among Forbes top 10 most powerful leaders of the world.
09 May 2018Facebook
Andhra-woman gets husband brutally killed after 10 days of marriage
A 22-year-old woman and her lover were arrested yesterday for plotting her husband's murder and getting the plan executed by three men in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram.
09 May 2018Madras High Court
PIL filed against publishing board exam results in media
Citing incidents of students committing suicide over failure to clear board exams, a PIL has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking handing over of results to parents directly instead of publishing them on websites and in newspapers.
09 May 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Former Sacha Sauda driver deposes in murder case against Gurmeet
A former driver of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has testified in court that a sect follower was killed on the directions of the self-styled godman.
09 May 2018Chandigarh
Bitcoin scam: Director of GainBitcoin firm booked by Chandigarh police
The cyber cell of Chandigarh police has booked six people, including the director of GainBitcoin, an online multi-level marketing company, Amit Bhardwaj, who was arrested from Delhi by the Pune police last month in connection with an alleged multi-crore Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.
Breaking from tradition, Justice Chelameswar won't attend own farewell function
In a surprise move, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who has been taking on Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra over his alleged abuse of power, has refused to attend his own farewell ceremony.
09 May 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
IIT-Kanpur grad creates insulin pen mid-air to save a life
Using basic engineering skills, this IIT-Kanpur student saved a man's life, who was slowly dying due to lack of his medicines.
PhD from open-university at par with regular university degree: SC
Bringing relief to many, the SC has ruled that a doctorate (PhD) issued by an open university in India should be treated as par with that issued by a formal conventional university.
Rape victim attempts suicide after heated row with husband
A woman raped by former BSP MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi in 2010 tried to commit suicide after having a heated debate with her husband, police said today.
Man sets girl on fire for refusing to share mobile-number
Enraged over a girl's refusal to share her mobile despite his repeated requests, a man allegedly set his minor Dalit neighbor on fire at her house in Azamgarh district's Fariha village in UP.
09 May 2018Pakistan News
Tremors jolt Delhi, J&K, Pakistan after earthquake in Afghanistan
Tremors were felt across North India this afternoon including in Delhi-NCR and Jammu and Kashmir.
09 May 2018Sexual Harassment
5 things women carry that can turn into effective weapons
We are living in times when rape and molestation have become daily news. Some women are even afraid to go out and travel short distances by themselves.
09 May 2018Income Tax Department of India
Gender document not needed for PAN under transgender category: I-T
No supporting document for gender is required either in a fresh application or to change an existing card, the Income Tax Department said today.
09 May 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC: Validity of parliamentary committee reports can't be challenged
Hearing an issue on the reliability of parliamentary committee reports, a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court ruled that the validity of Parliamentary Standing Committee reports cannot be challenged or questioned in court.
Ropeway to Vaishnodevi in Trikuta hills to undergo trial shortly
The ropeway to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Trikuta hills of J&K's Reasi district will undergo trial shortly.
09 May 2018Kerala
Kerala-coolie used railway Wi-Fi to prepare for KPSC while carrying-luggage
Most people would drown themselves in books while preparing for civil services exams, but not Sreenath K.
09 May 2018Kashmir Valley
Normalcy returns to Kashmir as separatists call off strike
Normalcy returned to most parts of Kashmir Valley today as the separatists called off their three-day strike against the death of six civilians during clashes with security forces, in which eight militants were also killed.
09 May 2018Delhi Police
Muzaffarnagar: Men throw child out of moving car, gangrape mother
In yet another horrifying case of sexual assault, two men allegedly threw out the three-year-old child of a woman from a moving car on the Delhi-Dehradun highway in Muzaffarnagar, before gangraping her Monday evening.
09 May 2018Bihar
Lalu gets five-day parole to attend son Tej Pratap's wedding
Former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav, who's serving time in the fodder scam, has been granted parole for five days to attend his elder son Tej Pratap's wedding this week.
09 May 2018NASA
Politicians, businessmen falling prey to the 'rice-puller' scam: Protect yourself
Another Delhi businessman has fallen prey to the 'rice-puller' scam, a common trick conmen use to dupe targets.
09 May 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi BJP alleges labor fund scam, ACB registers case
Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday alleged that AAP workers were being registered as construction laborers to misuse labor welfare fund and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and minister Gopal Rai are responsible for it.
09 May 2018Pakistan News
Jinnah's portrait should be removed from AMU: BJP leader Kalraj
Former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra today said that the portrait of Mohammed Ali Jinnah should be removed from the Aligarh Muslim University as the Pakistan founder symbolizes Partition of India.
09 May 2018Narendra Modi
Artist of viral Hanuman photo speechless after PM Modi's compliment
Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Mangaluru based artist Karan Acharya's painting of Hanuman, which had gone viral.
08 May 2018YouTube
This year's UPSC topper left Google to serve India
In today's times of volatile patriotism, UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty stands out from the crowd.
08 May 2018Kerala
Following deaths of RSS, CPI (M) workers, Kannur shutdown
The deaths of an RSS worker and CPI (M) activist in Kerala resulted in a shutdown of Kannur and Mahe (part of Puducherry) on Tuesday, with police being on their toes to prevent any violence.