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05 Jul 2018Taiwan
Taiwan' is now 'Chinese Taipei' on Air India website
National carrier Air India changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government.
05 Jul 2018India
Man wants to be declared Vajpayee's son, approaches Supreme Court
A man from Hardoi has moved Supreme Court demanding to be declared the foster son of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
05 Jul 2018Karnataka
Karnataka budget: Government announces farm loan waivers worth Rs. 34,000cr
More than a month after taking charge, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has finally announced waivers for all defaulting farm loans up to December 31, 2017.
05 Jul 2018Maharashtra
Thane: Man kills wife suspecting fidelity; hangs himself
A 30-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and committed suicide at Padlein Daighar area of Thane, police said.
05 Jul 2018Haryana
Gurugram: 15 people, including 5 foreigners, held in spa center
Gurugram Police yesterday arrested 15 people, including five foreigners, from a Sector-29 spa center for their alleged involvement in the sex trade.
05 Jul 2018Maharashtra
Lynching aftermath: Maharashtra's Rainpada village becomes a ghost place
Rainpada, a remote village of Maharashtra which was the scene of brutal lynching of five men five days back, has virtually turned into a ghost place.
05 Jul 2018Noida
Unsure about food quality on trains? Live-stream preparations from base-kitchens!
In a first of its kind initiative, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) now allows passengers to live-stream base kitchens to see how the food served on trains is actually prepared.
05 Jul 2018Gujarat
Gujarat: Bavaliya quits Congress; gets 3 portfolios in BJP government
Senior OBC leader and former Congress legislator, Kunwarji Bavaliya, yesterday took charge as the Water Supply, Animal Husbandry, and Rural Housing Minister in Gujarat's ruling BJP government.
05 Jul 2018Shashi Tharoor
Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor gets anticipatory-bail on Rs. 1L surety
Two days after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sought anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, Delhi's Patiala House court has granted his request on a surety of Rs. 1L.
05 Jul 2018Delhi Police
Burari: Family rehearsed "ritual" for days, didn't expect to die
Police probing the mysterious Burari deaths have revealed that the apparent mass suicides were the culmination of a week-long "thanksgiving" ritual by the family, who were certain they would survive it.
04 Jul 2018Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
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05 Jul 2018Moon
27th July will see the century's longest total lunar eclipse
July 2018 will witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century.
04 Jul 2018Bridge Collapse
Andheri Bridge collapse: Who's at fault- BMC or Western Railways?
On Tuesday, Mumbai woke up to an overbridge collapse in Andheri which left five injured.
04 Jul 2018Lucknow
Over dozen teachers attacked in Lucknow University, varsity closed
Lucknow University was today closed till further orders after over a dozen teachers including the Proctor were attacked inside the campus by outsiders claiming themselves to be Samajwadi Party workers, varsity officials said.
04 Jul 2018Lok Sabha
Bullet-train is like 'magic train' which may not materialize: RaGa
Congress President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Center today, claiming that the much talked about bullet train project was like a "magic train" which may not materialize.
04 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
MP: BJP-youth shoots self to prove his love for female-friend
A 30-year-old leader of the BJP's youth wing is in a critical condition after he allegedly shot himself outside the residence of his female friend to prove his love for her, police said today.
04 Jul 2018Lucknow
After much controversy, Lucknow Hindu-Muslim couple cleared for passports
After much controversy, Tanvi Seth of Lucknow, wife of Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, has finally been cleared for an Indian passport.
04 Jul 2018Maharashtra
In 10 days, Maharashtra relaxes plastic ban yet again
The Maharashtra government is a confused lot. Since a plastic ban was imposed 10 days ago, it has changed rules at least twice.
04 Jul 2018Telangana
Telangana: Blaze in firecracker manufacturing unit kills 10, injures 2
A massive blaze erupted at a firecracker manufacturing unit in Telangana's Warangal district today, killing at least 10 workers and wounding two others.
04 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
AMU gets notice over not providing reservation benefits to SC/STs
The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commission today said the Aligarh Muslim University is not a minority institution and issued notice asking to explain why it does not give reservation to the SC/ST communities.
Madhu Chopra responds to BMC-notice issued for illegal-construction of spa
Priyanka Chopra's mother, Madhu Chopra, today responded to the notice for illegal construction that was issued to the actor by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), saying they are cooperating with the officials.
04 Jul 2018Telangana
200 cops worked 24 hours to save kidnapped Hyderabad baby
Within 24hrs, a 6-day-old baby who was abducted from a Hyderabad government hospital got reunited with her parents yesterday.
WhatsApp "horrified" at lynchings, will take steps against fake news
WhatsApp has taken cognisance of the Indian government's concerns about the propagation of fake news via its platform.
04 Jul 2018Shashi Tharoor
Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi-court reserves order on Tharoor's anticipatory-bail-plea
A Delhi court on Wednesday reserved its order on Congress party leader Shashi Tharoor's anticipatory bail plea for Thursday in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death.
Mumbai: After Andheri-bridge collapse, cracks found on Grant-Road station bridge
Cracks were found on a bridge at the Grant Road station in south Mumbai, hours after an over-bridge collapsed at a railway station in suburban Andheri, the city's civic body said today.
04 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Cheer for farmers: Government fixes MSP at 150% of production-cost
Fulfilling a key election promise in its penultimate year, the Narendra Modi government today approved hikes in minimum support price (MSP) for kharif crops.
Mumbai: Lawyer held for assaulting pregnant wife, killing unborn child
The Mumbai Police has arrested a 30-year- old lawyer for allegedly assaulting his pregnant wife which led to the death of the unborn child (11-week-old fetus), an official said today.
Railways announces exam details for over 1L vacancies
The Indian Railways has announced exam details for 1.16L posts, for which it has received 2.27cr applications.
04 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
'Why can't police be given a day's off?' asks Madras-HC
Madras High Court said the Tamil Nadu government should consider giving policemen a day's holiday in a week like every government servant is entitled to so that they too can spend time with their families.
04 Jul 2018Thane
Maharashtra: Three arrested for possessing demonetized money worth Rs. 1.68cr
The police have seized Rs 1.68 crore in demonetized currency notes from three people, who were later arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra.
04 Jul 2018Amarnath Yatra
Amarnath Yatra: 3 killed in landslide, death-toll reaches 10
Three pilgrims were killed in a landslide even as another died due to cardiac arrest, taking the death toll during this year's Amarnath Yatra to 10, officials said today.
04 Jul 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Mentally-disturbed man beheads woman-teacher; runs 5km with decapitated head
A mentally-challenged man was arrested after he beheaded a woman teacher near her school in Seraikela-Kharswan district of Jharkhand on Tuesday and ran into a jungle 5km away carrying the severed head.
04 Jul 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi one step closer to doorstep delivery of documents scheme
Delhiites are one step closer to the ambitious doorstep delivery scheme: yesterday, the Delhi Cabinet, chaired by CM Arvind Kejriwal, approved a proposal to hand over execution of the project to the successful bidder, VFS Global Services.
Humsafar Superfast Express train, connecting Jammu to Sealdah, flagged off
Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain yesterday flagged off a new weekly Humsafar Superfast Express Train from the Jammu railway station.
04 Jul 2018Delhi Police
Burari deaths: Superstition or science? Cops probe 'shared psychosis' angle
Police probing the Burari deaths case are leaving out no angle. From investigating possible links to occult practices, they're now looking at the other end: if the family suffered from 'shared psychosis.'
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03 Jul 2018India
Despite clearing physical criteria, disabled woman declared ineligible for government-job
A West Delhi resident, who has a locomotor disability of 65%, has approached Delhi State Disability Commission after she wasn't allowed to apply for the post of a government teacher.
03 Jul 2018Sexual Harassment
UGC seeks data on sexual harassment complaints received by varsities
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varsities and higher education institutions to furnish details of sexual harassment complaints received by them during the last academic year and their status.
03 Jul 2018Donald Trump
End-of-American-dream: Indian techie returns after not getting paid, records video
The American dream may have lost its charm, at least this is what an Indian techie who makes videos for YouTube has said.
03 Jul 2018Twitter
'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj continues to take on the vicious trolls targeting her over the issuance of passport to an interfaith couple.