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02 Jun 2018Indian Premier League (IPL)
IPL betting case: Arbaaz appears before cops to record statement
Bollywood actor Arbaaz Khan arrived in Thane today for recording his statement before the police in connection with an alleged IPL betting racket.
02 Jun 2018BR Ambedkar
BJP MLA wraps Ambedkar statue with saffron-clothes after pouring milk
A video purportedly showing BJP MLA Sanju Devi in UP's Ambedkar Nagar cleaning a statue of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar with milk, applying "tilak" on its forehead, and draping it in "saffron robe" amid chanting of hymns has gone viral.
02 Jun 2018Railway Protection Force
Theft cases across Northern-Railway zone decrease by 50% in 2018
The number of theft cases across the Northern Railway zone reduced to 105 in 2018 (up to April) as compared to 211 cases in the corresponding period in 2017, according to the Railways.
How to apply for a Voter ID card online?
In India, the Election Commission prevents election fraud by issuing a unique voter ID card to eligible citizens.
02 Jun 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes printing unit busted; one arrested
A counterfeit currency note printing unit was unearthed in Coimbatore and 6,000 fake notes with a face value of Rs. 1 crore were seized; one person was arrested in this connection.
Attempting suicide is no longer a criminal offense in India
On May 29, Union Health Ministry notified Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, that decriminalizes suicide attempt in India. The law was passed in Parliament, a year ago.
02 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
#ModiInSingapore: Orchid named after PM Modi in Singapore
An orchid was named after PM Narendra Modi to mark his visit to the National Orchid Garden of Singapore today.
Delhi: Man stabbed to death for intervening in argument
A man was stabbed to death in Aman Vihar area in outer Delhi when he tried to intervene in an argument between two men.
02 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Kashmir terrorism in last-stage because of Modi govt: Union Minister
Terrorism is in its "last stage" in Kashmir because of the Modi government's decisive actions on the anti-terrorism front and over 600 terrorists had been killed so far in the current NDA rule, claimed Union Minister Jitendra Singh.
02 Jun 2018Delhi Police
5 points to know when you book an Ola/Uber cab
There is no doubt about the fact that Ola and Uber have made our lives a lot easy. One no longer needs to hunt down cabs and bargain on taxi prices.
India to go ahead with S-400 deal, despite US opposition
India has decided to go ahead with its purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, despite opposition from the US, said defense ministry officials, on the condition of anonymity.
01 Jun 2018YouTube
6 technologies you must know for a job in IT-sector
As a software engineer, if you are beginning your career, or thinking of a change, web technology is the space to be in.
01 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
Kerala HC refuses to separate teen couple in a live-in
In a landmark verdict, Kerala High Court today declined to separate an 18-year-old boy and 19-year-old girl who were in a live-in relationship, saying it cannot close its eyes to the fact that such relationships have become rampant in society.
Become an I-T whistle-blower, earn up to Rs. 5cr
Sharing "specific information" with the income tax department about any undisclosed black money stashed abroad could earn you up to Rs. 5 crore.
01 Jun 2018Madhya Pradesh
Meet the man whose dance gives Govinda a run-for-his-money
A video of a middle-aged man dancing to Govinda and Neelam's song 'May se Meena se na Saqi se' has gone viral on the Internet.
01 Jun 2018West Bengal
Bengal shudders in fear of tarantulas, experts say panic baseless
Parts of West Bengal are in the grips of tarantula scares after dozens of people reported getting bitten.
01 Jun 2018Meghalaya
Shillong: Curfew imposed, Internet services suspended after clashes between groups
In 14 parts of Meghalaya's capital Shillong, curfew was imposed and Internet services suspended on Friday morning following violent clashes between Shillong Transport Public Service (STPS) drivers and Them Iew Mawlong area residents.
01 Jun 2018Kanpur
In rare event, UP man marries off wife and lover
In a reboot of 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', a man from an UP village married off his wife to her lover after learning about their affair.
01 Jun 2018Gujarat
Gujarat board textbook blooper: Sita was "abducted" by Rama
A paragraph in Class XII Sanskrit textbook of the Gujarat board seems to have got some basic facts wrong about Ramayana as it reads, "There is a very heart-touching description of the message conveyed by Laxman to Ram when Sita was 'abducted' by Rama."
Mobile-manufacturing factories rose from 2 to 120 since 2014: Prasad
India is becoming a major manufacturing hub of mobile phones with the number of handset factories in the country going up to 120 in the last three-and-a-half years, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
01 Jun 2018Madhya Pradesh
Is it right for agitated-farmers to spill milk, throw vegetables?
The food and dairy supplies are likely to take a hit as farmers across 7 states started a 10-day protest, demanding minimum support price (MSP), loan-waivers, and permanent monthly income, from the government.
01 Jun 2018Kerala High Court
After Nipah patients die, Kerala hospital staff sent on leave
Several staffers, including four doctors and nurses of a hospital in Balussery in Kerala have been asked to go on leave for a week from today as a precautionary measure, after the death of two people being treated for Nipah virus, officials said.
01 Jun 2018Kolkata
Kolkata couple to travel for 10th Football World Cup together
In 1982, the first live television broadcast of the FIFA World Cup had Kolkata in a frenzy. Back then, the middle-class couple Pannalal and Chaitali Chatterjee had already taken their first step into what would become an epic journey.
01 Jun 2018United States of America
Petrol price cut by 6 paisa, diesel by 5 paisa
Petrol and diesel saw price cuts for the third consecutive day today, with oil firms cutting rates by 6 paisa and 5 paisa respectively.
01 Jun 2018Dawood Ibrahim
Bombay blasts: Gujarat ATS arrests Dawood's aide, a key accused
Ahmed Mohammad Lambu, a key accused in the 1993 Bombay bomb blasts, was arrested by Gujarat ATS Thursday night.
01 Jun 2018Gujarat
ED attaches assets of Gujarat firm in Rs. 5,000cr bank-fraud
The Enforcement Directorate has attached Rs. 4,701cr worth of assets of Gujarat-based pharmaceutical company Sterling Biotech Group in connection with a Rs. 5,000cr bank fraud money laundering case, the ED said today.
01 Jun 2018Petrol Diesel Prices
No respite for common-man: LPG-cylinder cost increased by Rs. 48
While petrol and diesel prices witnessed negligible price-cut, the cost of LPG cylinder shot up drastically on Friday.
01 Jun 2018Rajasthan
Don't peddle drugs. Smuggle gold instead as it's bailable: BJP-MLA
Bilara MLA Arjun Lal Garg has an advice for the Dewasi community: Stop peddling drugs, it is a non-bailable offence. Go for gold, where bail is easily obtainable.
01 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
All the passenger-friendly changes Railways brought in May
The Indian Railways is on a mission to do the best it can. In just the last month, it has introduced a range of changes to make the whole experience smoother for passengers.
01 Jun 2018Maulana Masood Azhar
J&K: Forces on high-alert amid reports of 20 terrorists' infiltration
Reports of infiltration of terrorists in the Valley from across the Line of Control has put security forces in J&K on a high alert, officials said today.
#CareerBytes: Top 7 colleges for engineering in Bengaluru
Bengaluru is one of the most popular destinations in India for engineering students as it is home to some of the best engineering institutes.
01 Jun 2018Mukherjee Nagar
By 2020, Delhi to get 58 more parking facilities
By 2020, Delhi is set to get 58 more parking facilities, including surface parking sites, multilevel and stack parking systems.
31 May 2018Chandigarh
Chandigarh airport reopening on June 1: Here are the details
After a 20-day closure for runway expansion and repairs, the Chandigarh International Airport is finally all set to reopen on June 1.
The absurdity of extreme 'hero-worshipping': Trolls, you're at risk too
Many celebs these days command a large fan following - fans who are willing to go to extreme lengths (at least virtually) to defend their hero.
#WorldNoTobaccoDay: Doctors raise awareness about the perils of smoking
Smokers are at a risk of losing their teeth almost twice as fast as non-smokers, dental experts have cautioned while underlining that smoking is an impediment to effective treatment of gum disease.
31 May 2018Haryana
Haryana: All students of Palwal govt school fail Class-10 exams
District Education Officer (DEO) of Palwal (Haryana) Suman Nain today said all 51 students of Deeghot Senior Secondary School in Palwal who took Class 10 examination conducted by Haryana Board have failed.
Man awarded 10-year rigorous imprisonment for raping, threatening wife's sister
A Delhi man has been sentenced to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment for raping, stalking, and threatening his wife's sister.
Singer Zubeen Garg to receive PETA's 'Hero to Animals Award'
Singer Zubeen Garg would be awarded the "Hero to Animals Award" from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for his recent appeal to end animal sacrifice at the Kamakhya Temple in Assam.
31 May 2018Twitter
Kejriwal takes-dig at Modi, says people miss 'educated' PM Manmohan
Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said people were missing an "educated Prime Minister" like Manmohan Singh.
31 May 2018Odisha
Odisha: Husband gambles wife, watches her getting raped by 'winner'
A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped after her husband used her as a pawn in gambling and lost.