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10 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 2 militants killed; jawan, civilians injured in Shopian encounter
Two militants were killed and a security personnel was injured today in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, the police said.
#HealthBytes: Why should India worry about Type-2 Diabetes?
Though still relatively rare, the menace of Type-2 Diabetes is growing considerably among teenagers and young adults.
10 Jul 2018Indian Railways
IRCTC orders inquiry into food-complaint by passenger on Duronto Express
The Railways' food catering arm IRCTC has ordered an inquiry into a complaint by a passenger of the 12246 Yeswantpur-Howrah Duronto Express about the quality of food served to him.
10 Jul 2018Delhi Police
Over 200 people questioned in connection with mysterious Burari deaths
Over 200 people have been questioned in connection with the mysterious deaths of 11 members of the Chundawat family in north Delhi's Burari, even as the police are certain that it was a case of "mass suicide", said a senior police officer.
10 Jul 2018Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Punjab: Women's T20 captain loses DSP post over fake degree
The Punjab government has landed in a major embarrassment: an Arjuna awardee, whom CM Amarinder Singh chose for appointment as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), has been found to possess a fake graduation degree.
10 Jul 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, son protected from arrest till Aug 7
A Delhi court today extended the protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis money laundering case till August 7.
10 Jul 2018Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Delhi: Services affected on Violet Line due to technical glitch
Services were affected for nearly an hour today on the Delhi Metro Violet Line due to a technical-snag between Mandi House and ITO metro stations, an official said.
10 Jul 2018Mumbai
Goa PWD-Minister Sudin Dhavalikar hospitalized in Mumbai for unknown illness
Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, a family member said today but refused to identify the illness.
NEET: Tamil students to get 196 extra-marks, fresh result-list soon
The Madras HC has come down heavily on the CBSE, ordering it to award 196 additional marks who took the NEET in Tamil.
10 Jul 2018Twitter
Twitter account of Jio Institute (!) answers all your questions
Jio Institute may, for now, be non-existent, but that didn't stop the Narendra Modi government from naming it 'Institute of Eminence', along with IIT-Bombay and IISc.
10 Jul 2018Karnataka
Infuriated with drunk-tourists, Goa villagers want bars to shut down
The residents of Surla village, North Goa, have had enough of drunk tourists creating a ruckus and are now demanding the closure of bars in the area.
10 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai rains Day-4: Dabbawalas cancel services, WR trains suspended
As heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai this morning, several services were suspended, including the city's famous dabba service and the AC locals.
10 Jul 2018IndiGo
#IndiGoSale: Now, fly for just Rs. 1212. Here's how
To celebrate its 12th anniversary, IndiGo has announced its biggest sale ever, one that would let fliers travel for just Rs. 1212.
SC reconsiders gay rights laws: New hope this time
Rejecting the Center's request for a postponement, the SC has begun hearing pleas challenging Section 377.
10 Jul 2018Education
#CareerBytes: How can a non-techie learn to code?
In this tech-driven world, learning how to code is no longer limited to software engineers or IT professionals.
09 Jul 2018West Bengal
Jadavpur University: Students continue hunger-strike, professors support them
In West Bengal's Jadavpur University, students, on a hunger strike for more than 48 hours, have found support from the professors, who have opted out of the admission process.
#DefenseDiaries: Tejas fighter jet misses another deadline for combat readiness
The indigenously developed Tejas fighter jet, first approved way back in 1983, has missed yet another deadline for becoming fully combat-ready.
09 Jul 2018Delhi University
Aspiring-models, promised Rs. 1L/day for assignments, duped by fraudsters
Nearly a dozen aspiring models were duped of lakhs in Delhi after they were promised contracts with a Dutch firm.
09 Jul 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
Jio Institute named 'Institution of Eminence' with IITs, IISc. Seriously?
Two years after the Modi government announced that it would brand some top educational institutes as 'Institution(s) of Eminence', only six institutes have made the cut.
09 Jul 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: All households should get electricity-connection by December, says CM
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das today said by December this year every household in the state should get an electricity connection.
09 Jul 2018Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad-Delhi Vistara flight delayed by 4-hours due to hoax bomb-call
A Vistara flight to Delhi from Ahmedabad airport was delayed by around four hours today following a bomb threat which turned out to be a hoax.
Survey finds one-fourth of India's elderly population lives alone
It has been some time since India's population breached the 1 billion mark, but a recent survey has revealed that this overwhelming sea of people has done little to make the elderly less lonely.
09 Jul 2018Maharashtra
No reduction in reservation for OBCs in medical courses: Fadnavis
There will be no reduction in reservation for students from OBCs in admissions to medical courses in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.
Looking for safe places for women? Look to India's northeast!
If you're wondering if there's any place safe for women anymore, India's northeast might surprise you.
Kathua rape: After shifting case, accused moved out of J&K
The SC today passed a slew of directions to authorities in the Kathua rape-murder case, including shifting the accused from Kathua prison in J&K to Gurdaspur district jail in Punjab.
09 Jul 2018Muslims
UP: Married for ten-years, woman alleges forceful conversion to Islam
A 27-year-old woman has alleged she was forced to convert to Islam by her husband and approached Uttar Pradesh police following which the Meerut-based man has been booked.
Why is Mumbai facing extreme rainfall? Here, we decode
Mumbai has been experiencing severe rainfall over the last few days, and as of now, schools are shut, traffic is held-up, and several locations in Vasai are cut-off due to floods.
IIM-Ahmedabad gets a service tax bill of Rs. 52cr
The IIM-Ahmedabad has been hit with a massive tax burden: authorities have demanded Rs. 52cr as service tax for the period between 2009-10 and 2014-15.
Non-local Muslims can't offer Friday prayers at Taj Mahal: SC
Taking another step towards preservation of the Taj Mahal, the SC has upheld a January notification that barred non-locals from offering Friday prayers at the mosque in the complex.
Rajasthan: Cook suspended for throwing-away food touched by lower-caste student
A woman cook was today removed from a government school in Rajasthan's Udaipur district after she allegedly threw away the midday-meal touched by a lower caste girl student.
UP: Woman given 'triple-talaq' by husband for serving burnt roti
A woman has complained to the police that she was given triple talaq and forced to leave her husband's house because the roti she had prepared got burnt.
09 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
UP: Trains wait hours at Murshadpur, thanks to drunk stationmaster
On Friday, when trains on UP's Murshadpur route started queuing up one after another, officials were confused why there was no green light.
09 Jul 2018Odisha
Odisha: Man arrested for raping 13-year-old girl in Jajpur
A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl at a village in Odisha's Jajpur district.
09 Jul 2018Rahul Dravid
Achiever to quadriplegic to IIM-B grad: This Amritsar-man rewrote fate
Life throws you lemons all the time; some people make margaritas out of them.
09 Jul 2018Chikungunya
Delhi: 54 malaria and 33 dengue cases reported this season
At least eight fresh cases of malaria have been reported in the first-week of July in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the national capital this season to 54, according to a municipal report released today.
09 Jul 2018Assam
Knowledge of Assamese must for working in Assam: Literary body
Assam Sahitya Sabha, the apex literary body of the state, has said anyone wanting to work in Assam must know Assamese or any of the local mother tongues.
09 Jul 2018Mumbai
Heavy rains in Mumbai: Schools shut; trains and buses delayed
Torrential monsoon rains lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas, flooding streets, rail-tracks and crippling life in the city.
09 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai rains Day-3: Schools closed, traffic hit, Vasai cut off
Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and its nearby regions, forcing schools to shut down and hitting rail and road traffic.
#HealthBytes: Here's how you can help yourself quit smoking
The ill-effects of smoking are known to most and need not be repeatedly iterated.
09 Jul 2018Assam
Assam: Man held for facilitating MLA to rape wife twice
A man was arrested from Guwahati's Azara area on July 7 after his wife complained to the police that he had helped an AIUDF MLA, Nijam Uddin Choudhury, in raping her twice in May, the police said today.