India News | Page 424
From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, this is your one-stop-solution for ‘everything India’.
07 Jun 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmir: Government will withdraw "stone-pelting cases" against minors
Speaking at a Sports Conclave in Srinagar, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that the government will withdraw stone-pelting cases against minors in Kashmir.
07 Jun 2018Karnataka
Transgender woman starts online petition, after banks refuse home loans
Akkai Padmashali, a transgender woman who has been conferred Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, is facing numerous hurdles in buying her dream home.
07 Jun 2018Kerala
Kerala: KASE launches portal for job seekers and employers
Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE) has conceived and launched a new portal, providing single window facility for job seekers and employers yesterday in Kerala.
07 Jun 2018Dawood Ibrahim
Abu Salem sentenced to 7-years' imprisonment in 2002 extortion case
Notorious gangster Abu Salem has been sentenced to seven years' imprisonment for extortion: in 2002, the criminal demanded Rs. 5cr as 'protection money' from Delhi-based businessman Ashok Gupta.
IIT-Madras team's solar-powered system can convert plastic into fuel
Scientists from IIT Madras have developed a solar-powered system to convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel that can substitute diesel used in generators, furnaces, and engines.
07 Jun 2018Yogi Adityanath
UP: Yogi sacks DMs of Fatehpur, Gonda over food-grain-distribution irregularities
Finding alleged irregularities in wheat purchase and distribution of food grains, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today suspended the district magistrates of Fatehpur and Gonda.
Government approves Rs. 11,000cr for ISRO's PSLV, GSLV programmes
In a huge boost to India's space programme, the Union Cabinet, chaired by PM Modi, on Wednesday committed Rs. 10,911cr to ISRO for building and launching 30 PSLV, and 10 GSLV Mk-III rockets between 2019 and 2024.
Want to become Miss India? Jio gives once-in-lifetime opportunity
If you have always dreamt of becoming Miss India, Reliance Jio is giving chance to patrons to participate in 'Main Bhi Miss India' contest.
07 Jun 2018Himachal Pradesh
Amid Shimla's water-crisis, 62 ordinary people, the 'key-holders,' become VIPs
Amid Shimla's paralyzing water crisis, there are 62 ordinary people, unknown faces till a few days ago, who have unexpectedly become the center of attention.
07 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Eastern Expressway: India's first 'smart' highway plagued by chaos, accidents
It's been a week since Delhi's Eastern Peripheral Expressway was inaugurated by PM Modi with much pomp, but not all seems to be going well, reported Hindustan Times.
07 Jun 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: BMC takes precautions to prevent monsoon-related disasters over weekend
With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting extremely heavy rainfall along Maharashtra coast over the weekend, the Mumbai civic body BMC is preparing to tackle monsoon-related disasters.
PM Modi says govt will ensure affordable healthcare for everyone
Concerned over the expensive operations and healthcare facilities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said access to medicines is a big concern for the poor and his government's constant endeavor is to ensure affordable health care for every Indian.
To ensure women-safety, NRI-marriages to be registered within 48 hours
Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday directed that all NRI marriages should be registered within 48 hours of the ceremony, failing which visas and passports won't be issued.
07 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
After Kalam, Kovind decides to skip Iftar at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Continuing his ideology of not celebrating religious ceremonies on taxpayers' expense, President Ram Nath Kovind won't host an Iftar party this time at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
07 Jun 2018Mumbai
To combat crimes, Uber tells users how to be proactive
In wake of rising crime incidents, Uber has asked its customers to stay alert and follow some precautionary measures.
07 Jun 2018Gujarat
Gujarat HC refuses to stay JEE-Advanced results; students seek re-evaluation
The Gujarat HC today refused to stay the results of the 2018 JEE (Advanced) examination scheduled to be declared on June 10, saying the announcement of the results has all India ramification.
No news yet, but families of missing Indians wait hopefully
Families of the Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan last month await news of their kin with bated breath. "It's like clinging to hope," said Doman Singh of Bihar.
07 Jun 2018Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Jharkhand: CRPF personnel killed, policeman injured in encounter with Naxals
A CoBRA commando of CRPF was killed and a policeman injured during an encounter with Naxals in Saraikela area of Jharkhand today.
QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list
Three Indian institutes have made it to the top-200 in the QS World University Rankings 2019, with IIT-Bombay jumping 17 places to displace IIT-Delhi as the topper.
7 start-ups that are currently hiring in Bengaluru
The tech capital of India, Bengaluru, is home to some of India's best companies to work for.
ASI finds first-ever evidence of Bronze Age chariots in India
For the first time ever, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), among other things, has stumbled upon the remains of three chariots dating back to the Bronze Age (2000BC-1800BC) at the Sinauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district.
06 Jun 2018United States of America
Engineer of '3 Idiots' fame brings 'apple revolution' to Kashmir!
Sonam Wangchuk, who inspired the movie '3 Idiots,' is revolutionizing the apple-growing industry in Kashmir, with help from a US-returned engineer.
06 Jun 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
NDA principal booked for alleged irregularities in staff appointment
The CBI has booked Om Prakash Shukla, principal of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA), and four faculty members for alleged irregularities in appointment of teaching staff.
06 Jun 2018Kozhikode
Nipah virus: When relatives refused, doctor performed patients' funeral rites
Going beyond the call of duty, Dr. RS Gopakumar, Health Officer of Kozhikode corporation, performed the role of a pall-bearer to conduct the last rites of some of those who lost their lives to the deadly Nipah virus.
Bhima Koregaon riots: Four Dalit activists, Nagpur University professor arrested
Police in Maharashtra have arrested four prominent Dalit activists along with a Nagpur University teacher with "Maoist links" for their role in the Bhima Koregaon riots of January.
06 Jun 2018Sushma Swaraj
No big-changes in H-1B, nothing new in H-4 visas: US
There have been "no big changes" in the H-1B program and "nothing new" on the H-4 visa policy, said the US Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) MaryKay L Carlson, amid the Trump administration's plan to overhaul the immigration system.
Web portal to provide info on patient's accurate treatment launched
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today inaugurated a web portal that will provide information and suggestions related to the accurate treatment of patients suffering from various ailments.
06 Jun 2018Tamil Nadu
Suicide over NEET failure sets TN politics on fire, again
Tamil Nadu (TN) is witnessing yet another turmoil. After the Cauvery protests and Sterlite violence, it's NEET that has set the state's politics on fire.
06 Jun 2018Yogi Adityanath
Food park project: UP CM reaches out to Patanjali's Balkrishna
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to expedite the process for Patanjali Ayurved to set up its Rs. 6,000cr food park, after the company said it was pulling out from the project due to non-cooperation from the state government.
06 Jun 2018Mathura
UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats
Police in UP are on alert after a letter purportedly written by a Lashkar (LeT) terrorist warned of attacks this week.
06 Jun 2018Lashkar-e-Taiba
UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples
Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a statewide alert after the Lashkar-e-Taiba threatened to blow up several stations as well as the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura and the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi between June 8-10.
Hospital train, Lifeline Express, arriving in Latur on June 15
The Lifeline Express, touted to be the world's first hospital train providing medical aid and relief to patients living in far-flung and inaccessible areas, is arriving in Maharashtra's Latur next week.
06 Jun 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
INX Media case: Chidambaram arrives at CBI HQ for questioning
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday went to the CBI headquarters for questioning regarding foreign investment clearances given to INX media during his tenure.
06 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Ishrat Jahan case: CBI wanted to arrest Modi, says Vanzara
In controversial claims, former Gujarat DIG DG Vanzara told a court yesterday that the CBI wanted to arrest then CM Narendra Modi and then Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.
06 Jun 2018Delhi University
After President's concerns, 21 DU colleges asked to appoint principals
After the President's office expressed concerns over several DU colleges being run by 'acting' or 'officiating' heads for years, chairpersons of 21 colleges have been asked to appoint regular principals by July 15.
No load shedding in India from March'19? It's possible
The Narendra Modi government is working hard to ensure load shedding is soon a thing of the past.
UK-India Bilateral Seminar on Aviation Security begins in New Delhi
Amid the ever-changing security dynamics in the aviation sector and the complexities associated with it, officials and experts from both India and the United Kingdom met in Delhi yesterday.
06 Jun 2018Nagaland
Suspected Nagaland militants attack Assam Rifles; two personnel injured
A commander and a jawan of the Assam Rifles were injured when a suspected Naga armed group attacked their base camp near Nagaland's Mon town today, Assam Rifles sources said.
8 popular start-ups currently offering jobs in Gurugram
Start-ups have become popular among job seekers these days in India for the country is emerging as one of the world's fastest-growing start-up hubs.
05 Jun 2018India
Gandhi accuses government of asking soldiers to buy own clothes/shoes
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the government for making "empty slogans" and accused it of asking soldiers to buy their own clothes and shoes.