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Actress Sangeetha, allegedly involved in prostitution, arrested from Chennai resort
Popular Tamil actress Sangeetha has been arrested from a Chennai resort for her alleged involvement in a prostitution ring.
03 Jun 2018Gujarat
2019 Elections: Meet 5 potential PM candidates for general elections
About a year before the 2014 general elections, the then Gujarat CM Modi had taken everyone by storm with his incessant attacks on UPA 2.
03 Jun 2018Bihar
Paswan meets Shah; seeks ordinance on Dalit-crimes, special-status for Bihar
Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan today met BJP President Amit Shah, seeking an ordinance to restore the original provisions of SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and called for ensuring reservation in promotion for the community.
Indian Navy completes refit of 32-year-old Mauritius Coast Guard ship
The Indian Navy has completed "service life extension refit" of a 32-year-old Mauritius Coast Guard Ship (MCGS) Guardian ship.
Government plans to make companies responsible for drug regulation violations
To ensure the quality of drugs, Health Ministry is planning to make companies, which market and promote medicines, responsible for any violation of drug regulations like manufacturers.
03 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
PSUs to conduct board-meetings at tourist spots to boost tourism
In a bid to promote tourism, Indian PSUs would go the extra mile and conduct board meetings and conferences at places like Ajanta-Ellora, Hampi, and Bodhgaya.
03 Jun 2018Jammu
Stop the bloodshed; hold DGMO-talks again: Mehbooba after fresh ceasefire-violation
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti today termed as "unfortunate" the fresh ceasefire violation along the International Border in Jammu region, adding the DGMOs of India and Pakistan should hold dialogue again and stop the bloodshed.
Paying for two-daily-meals can't be father's maintenance for child: Court
A child's right to maintenance is not restricted to his father paying for two daily meals only but must be determined on the basis of benefits he would have enjoyed if he was living with his parents, a Delhi court said.
Mumbaikars working harder than most others, but earning abysmally low
India has consistently fared among the world's worst countries in terms of work-life balance. A recent study shows there's been no improvement.
Indians mostly prefer children aged below 2 years for adoption
Over 80% of children adopted in India in 2017-18 were below the age of two but there were not many kids of this age group legally free for adoption, official data showed.
03 Jun 2018United States of America
#DefenseDiaries: India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-V missile for 6th time
Days after the 20th anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear tests, India test-fired the nuclear-capable Agni-V missile from the Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast.
03 Jun 2018Gujarat
Gujarat Government to start dedicated ambulance service for infants
Gujarat Government has decided to launch a dedicated ambulance service to shift critically ill infants to better-equipped hospitals.
03 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Train delays will cost Railway officials their promotions: Piyush Goyal
In what should come as a relief to railway passengers frustrated by delays in services, trains are now likely to run on time as any deviation from the schedule will cost railway officials their promotions.
Tuticorin: UN experts condemn police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters
A team of United Nations experts has condemned police firing on agitators during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on May 22.
03 Jun 2018Shillong
Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY
The passenger traffic in Indian airports in April registered a substantial growth of 21.7% over the corresponding month last year, according to the latest figures released by the Airport Authority of India (AAI).
03 Jun 2018Petrol Diesel Prices
On rising fuel prices, Smriti Irani passes responsibility to states
Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani said states should bring fuel prices under GST framework to curtail exorbitant rates of petrol and diesel.
J&K: Two BSF personnel martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire again
Nearly a week after the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in "letter and spirit", Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing along the International Border (IB) in J&K's Pragwal area this morning.
Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea discharged from hospital; taken back to Byculla-prison
Former media executive Indrani Mukerjea, who was admitted to Mumbai's JJ hospital on Friday with a history of chest pain and discomfort, was discharged from the hospital on Saturday evening after her results came out normal.
03 Jun 2018Kerala
Ashamed of having fourth-child, Kerala couple abandons newborn at church
A two-day-old baby was abandoned on the steps of a Kochi church as the parents feared society would shame them for having a fourth child, Kerala police revealed on Saturday.
Woman held for making derogatory remarks against TN CM Palaniswami
A 24-year-old woman, Surya Devi, was arrested today for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan in a video posted on social networking sites, police said.
Mumbai: Pre-monsoon showers bring relief from humidity, but claim three-lives
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) experienced its first shower of the season on Saturday evening. Though they brought much-needed relief from humidity, three people died by electrocution.
#StayInLove: 5 websites where you can find couple-friendly hotels
All the moral and actual policing might make you think that staying in a hotel room in India is illegal, if you are unmarried.
03 Jun 2018New York City
Showing solidarity to LGBTQ: Why is June 'the pride month'
With the onset of June, chances are your social media feed has been flooded with events to show solidarity towards the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) community, this pride month i.e. June.
02 Jun 2018Mumbai
Farmers' protest across 22 states enters second-day; vegetable prices soar
Retail prices of vegetables shot up in some cities and fresh supply of farm produce was hit as Farmers' agitation across 22 states entered the second day.
02 Jun 2018Tripura
Tripura will develop 56-inch chest if youth take fitness: Deb
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said if the youth of the state take Union Sports Minister's fitness challenge, the health of Tripura would improve, too.
After you dial 100: What happens inside police control room?
Have you ever wondered what happens after you dial 100 - India's de-facto emergency helpline number - and before you get help?
02 Jun 2018Meghalaya
Meghalaya violence: Curfew extended to second day in Shillong
Curfew in some parts of Shillong was extended to the second day following night-long violence during which a mob torched a house, a shop and damaged about half a dozen vehicles.
Delhi: Newcastle virus returns after 6 years; kills 22 peacocks
Newscastle virus has again hit NCR, after a gap of six years, causing fatal infections in peacocks.
02 Jun 2018Telangana
Telangana: Farmers to get free Rs. 5 lakh life insurance
The Telangana Government has announced it would soon implement a Rs. 5 lakh life insurance scheme for farmers in the state.
Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?
Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.
02 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
Four of six ex-UP CMs vacate official-bungalows after SC order
A day before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline to vacate official bungalows, former UP Chief Ministers Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh moved to VVIP Guest House in Lucknow.
02 Jun 2018Delhi Police
Delhi: Inmates of de-addiction centres sexually assaulted, suggests report
A report submitted by Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) to Delhi's High Court highlighted that many inmates across various de-addiction centres in the national capital were sexually and physically assaulted.
02 Jun 2018Western Railway
Western Railway's awareness drive on carrying excess luggage in trains
The Western Railway's Rajkot division is launching a 15-day-long drive to create awareness among passengers about carrying excess luggage in trains and penalty it attracts.
02 Jun 2018World Health Organization
#NipahOutbreak: Re-opening of Kozhikode schools, colleges postponed to June 12
Kerala Government has decided to postpone the re-opening of educational institutions in Kozhikode district to June 12, besides deferring all examinations, except those conducted by Union Public Service Commission.
Ambitious bullet train project lands in trouble: Details here
The ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project has run into trouble as people in more than 70 tribal villages in Palghar, Maharashtra, have refused to give up their lands.
02 Jun 2018Kerala
Kerala: 39-year-old woman under observation for Nipah virus dies
A 39-year-old woman, who was under observation for Nipah virus symptoms, has died today.
02 Jun 2018Gurugram
Gurugram: Doctors remove 9kg tumor from Iraqi patient's chest
Doctors at Gurugram's Fortis Hospital removed a tumor weighing nine kilograms from the chest of a 41-year-old Iraqi patient, giving him a new lease of life.
02 Jun 2018Imphal
Manipur: Students vandalize newly opened National Sports University
A section of students has vandalized the administrative head office of the newly opened National Sports University (NSU) in Imphal.
Maharashtra Government unveils 'sandbox' to aid start-ups in fintech space
In its efforts to develop India's financial capital into a fintech hub, the Maharashtra Government has announced a "sandbox" to aid start-ups in the fintech space.
02 Jun 2018Uttar Pradesh
15 killed in dust storm in Uttar Pradesh
At least 15 persons lost their lives while nine were injured in a dust storm that swept various parts of Uttar Pradesh last evening.