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9 Jun 2016India
DRDO's 'life threatening' parachutes fail tests
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India slammed the functioning of a Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) lab over the parachutes it had designed for the Indian special forces.
9 Jun 2016India
Mexico supports India's NSG bid
Days after getting Switzerland's backing, India gained support from Mexico for its bid to become a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
Mamata gives her support for GST
West bengal CM, Mamata Banerjee has supported the passage of the GST bill.
SC rejects CBI inquiry, UP initiates judicial probe
After the Supreme Court rejected the idea of a CBI inquiry into the Mathura clashes, the UP government has set up a judicial probe into the incident.
Apollo Hospital sets up inquiry over kidney racket
The Indraprastha Apollo hospital said that it has set up an independent inquiry committee to investigate the alleged organ sale racket.
India, US ink 8 agreements on Modi's visit
India and the US inked eight agreements after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama in the White House.
More Sanskriti schools to emerge across India
The Central Government wants to introduce more Delhi-based, Sanskriti-type schools across the country for the wards of bureaucrats.
AOL deposits remaining sum of penalty
The Art of Living foundation deposited Rs.4.75 crore environment compensation with the DDA as directed by the National Green Tribunal.
ED charges Devas with FEMA violation
The Enforcement Directorate issued a showcase notice to Devas Multimedia Private Limited for allegedly violating the Foreign Exchange Management Act.
Swiss pledge to help with black money issue
Switzerland has agreed to work with Indian authorities to tackle tax dodgers.
SC to hear PIL for Mathura CBI probe
The Supreme Court will hear a PIL that seeks to initiate a CBI inquiry into the violence in Mathura.
India to summon 13 witnesses from Pakistan
India would ask Pakistan to send 13 witnesses to provide testimony before a National Investigation Agency's special court.
NPPA fixes ceiling rates, 56 drugs to get cheaper
The government has capped the price of important medicines used in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, blood pressure etc.
6 Jun 2016Murder
Bisada Panchayat wants lynched Ikhlaq's family booked for cow slaughter
Despite prohibitory orders, almost 50 people attended the Bisada panchayat and demanded that Mohammad Ikhlaq's family be booked for cow slaughter.
Salman: Why should only I be highlighted for not being a sportsperson?
In an interview, actor Salman Khan took a jibe at the media and questioned why Rahman and Tendulkar's nomination as Olympic's Goodwill Ambassadors wasn't questioned.
Centre to grant citizenship to Pak Hindus
The Centre is to start a four-day camp from June 12-15 in Indore to grant Indian citizenship to the Sindhi Hindus who migrated to India from Pakistan between 1971 and 2009.
UP launches probe into Mathura violence
The Samajwadi Party government started an investigation into the Mathura violence, as the death toll rose to 29 with two more persons dying of injuries.
India, Qatar sign 7 agreements
India and Qatar signed seven agreements, following delegation level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Qatar's Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani.
Congress demands criminal case against Khadse
Congress party spokesman Randeep Surjewala demanded that criminal proceedings begin against Eknath Khadse over his alleged links to Dawood Ibrahim and corruption allegations.
Modi awarded Afghanistan's top civilian honour
After inaugurating the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, PM Narendra Modi was awarded the Amir Amanullah Khan Award, Afghanistan's highest civilian honour, by President Ashraf Ghani.
India's environmental law becomes more accomodative
With the environment ministry suggesting changes and reductions in the previously recommended fines and provisions, the draft bill proposing substantial penalties on polluters has become less impactful.
IITs blacklist companies that failed to keep promises
The Indian Institutes of Technology have collectively decided to blacklist about six companies, which participated in placements but failed to honor commitments.
NIA DG's comments on Pak-Pathankot create controversy
NIA DG Sharad Kumar stated that there was no evidence to prove that the Pakistani government was aiding militants involved in the Pathankot attack.
UN voices concerns over the Congolese murder in India
The UN voiced concerns over the killing of a Congolese national in India and a spate of attacks on African students.
Court: Teen to be tried as an adult
The Juvenile Justice Board ordered that the boy in the Mercedes hit-and-run case will be tried as an adult in a trial court.
Eknath Khadse gives his resignation
Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse resigned from all his ministerial portfolios ending a week-long speculation on his resignation.
Govt to issue e-visa for medical tourists
The government has announced that it will roll out e-medical visas for foreigners seeking medical treatment in India.
Merc hit-and-run: Board reserves order on plea to try boy as adult
A Juvenile Justice Board reserved its judgement on the issue of trying the Mercedes hit and run teenager who had killed an executive while driving his father's Mercedes, as a major.
Centre ready to make amendments to Citizenship Act
The Home Ministry is reportedly ready to make amendments to the Citizenship Act, 1955.
Maha CM vows 'suitable action' against Khadse
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met Amit Shah at the BJP headquarters to discuss the controversy over Eknath Khadse's alleged links to the underworld.
24 people killed in Mathura clashes
Twenty four people, including an SP and an SHO, were killed in a massive clash between police and encroachers.
3 Jun 2016Narendra Modi
Gulbarg Massacre: Court convicts 24, acquits 36
A Special Court found 24 accused guilty in the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case.
2 Jun 2016Indian Government
Link DBT to Aadhaar by 31 Dec: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered the Central ministries and departments which run welfare schemes to link the DBT to the Aadhaar scheme.
Death toll 19 in ammo depot fire
Three bodies were recovered from the site of the fire at the Central Ammunition Depot at Pulgaon in Maharashtra, taking the death toll to 19.
Modi releases India’s first National Disaster Management Plan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the first ever National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) prepared in India.
Pulgaon's Central Ammunition Depot in flames
A shed in the CAD, which stores a huge amount of ammunition from big Brahmos missiles to AK 47 rifles caught fire on 31 May.
NGT lambasts AOL, slaps fine on Sri Sri
The National Green Tribunal rejected the Art of Living foundation's plea that it be allowed to pay environmental compensation in bank guarantees.
States get 3 weeks before diesel car ban
In a move that brings much needed relief, the NGT has given states 3 weeks to furnish a report on pollution levels in their worst-affected cities, before the ban on diesel vehicles is imposed.
WHO calls for plain packaging of tobacco products
The World Health Organisation asked countries to introduce plain packaging without any logos and promotional information.
Swaraj: Killing of Congolese student not racist
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated that the killing of Masonda Ketada Olivier was "barbaric", but not an act of racism.