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Supreme Court criticizes Center for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal
The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Center for its "lethargy" in taking steps to protect the Taj Mahal, dubbing the issue of preserving the historic medieval structure a "hopeless cause".
11 Jul 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Unnao rape: CBI files chargesheet against MLA Kuldeep Sengar
The CBI has filed a chargesheet against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the accused in the Unnao rape case.
11 Jul 2018Pune
82-year-old Indian man to finally cut fingernails after 66 years
Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from Pune, will finally perform an ordinary chore that he hasn't done in the last 66 years - cut his fingernails, the longest in the world.
BSNL launches 'Wings', India's first mobile-app allowing Internet telephony service
BSNL customers will now be able to make calls using the company's mobile app "Wings" to any phone number in the country.
11 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 best foods to keep you hydrated this summer
You might simply be just going about your business as usual, but summer is a time that may take a toll on your health if you do not make some necessary changes to your diet.
11 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
MP: Gangrape survivor assaulted again while walking back home
In a horrifying case, a 14-year-old child in Chhindwara, MP, was allegedly gangraped twice within 24 hours, police said yesterday.
Connaught Place, world's 9th most expensive office location: CBRE
New Delhi's Connaught Place moved one notch up to become the world's ninth most expensive office location with an annual prime rent of $153.26/sqft from last year's 10th most expensive office location, property consultant CBRE said.
11 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
On decriminalizing Section-377, Centre leaves judgment to 'wisdom of SC'
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court began hearing plea on decriminalization of Section 377. While there are renewed hopes from these proceedings, there were many concerns about the Centre's position on it.
Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr
In a bid to expand its fleet, Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth $3.1 billion (approx Rs. 21,344cr).
Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion
A 62-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly extorting money from people by posing as a police officer along with his accomplice in south-east Delhi.
11 Jul 2018Delhi Government
Delhiites, apply for and get driving license, RC at home
Soon, Delhiites will be able to apply for and get driving licenses (DL) and registration certificates (RC) of vehicles right at their homes.
11 Jul 2018Education
IIT-Kanpur denies putting ban on students for late-night outings, parties
In a bid to protect students from vices like drug addition and stop them from contacting 'unscrupulous people', it was earlier reported that the administration of IIT-Kanpur had banned students from going out late at night.
11 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
Delhi: 2 arrested for involvement in over 200 ATM fraud-cases
Two men, allegedly involved in more than 200 ATM fraud cases, have been arrested, police said. With their arrest, the police claimed to have solved 15 ATM fraud cases in Delhi.
11 Jul 2018ISIS
Here's how an Indian undercover officer prevented terror-attack in Delhi
In an unprecedented level of operation, Indian security agencies went 'The Departed' way, infiltrating an Islamic State (IS) ring to thwart a suicide bombing in New Delhi.
11 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Can government officers criticize rapes? Not without receiving a notice
What would you choose between a prestigious career and freedom of speech? For J&K IAS officer Shah Faesal, the decision is clear.
11 Jul 2018Odisha
Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit area
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is set to inaugurate 910-meter-long Gurupriya bridge in Malkangiri on July 18, connecting the "cut-off areas" of the Maoist-hit district with the mainland, a government official said.
Delhi: 16 kindergarten-girls locked inside school-basement for not paying fees
A case was registered against Rabea Girls' Public School, Delhi, for allegedly locking up 16 girls, aged 4-5 years, in a basement over non-payment of fees by their parents.
Burari deaths: Post-mortem confirms suicide by hanging, but questions remain
Post-mortem reports of 10 people who were found dead in Burari has confirmed they committed suicide by hanging, police said today.
For almost two-decades, Indian farming has been unprofitable, study finds
For the last two decades, farming in India hasn't been profitable, a study conducted by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and research firm ICRIER concluded.
10 Jul 2018India
Twitter blocks accounts, one claims to work with PMO
Last week, Twitter blocked a total of 28 accounts to crack down abusive behavior and make the micro-blogging website safe for users.
10 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 commonly-believed health myths which are completely false
Seeking and sticking to diet is a great idea, but notably, not all food advice is good advice. Some 'facts' should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Maharashtra: 20,112 missing kids reunited with families under 'Operation Muskan'
Maharashtra's Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil said 20,112 missing children were rescued and handed over to their families under "Operation Muskan".
10 Jul 2018Vadodara
Vadodara airport to switch to solar-energy to cut electricity cost
The Vadodara airport will soon switch over to solar energy for its everyday operations to cut down its electricity cost.
10 Jul 2018Facebook
WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news
WhatsApp is finally beginning its campaign against fake news. With its new feature, users would be able to tell which messages are random forwards and which real.
10 Jul 2018Odisha
CM-Patnaik bans plastic in parts of Odisha from October 2
Moving towards the target of making Odisha plastic-free over the next two years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a complete ban on the use of plastic in several places from October 2, this year.
10 Jul 2018Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh: Woman batters father-in-law to death
A 30-year-old woman, Pratima, killed her father-in-law Kishan Chand, 75, by beating him repeatedly with his stick at their house in Banethi village of Nahan in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district over some domestic dispute, police said.
Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap
A major mishap was averted today after an Air India Express aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Mumbai-airport amid heavy rains.
10 Jul 2018Reliance
Institution of Eminence tag for Jio Institute 'conditional': HRD Ministry
Facing criticism over the selection of yet-to-be-established Jio Institute by Reliance Foundation as an "Institution of Eminence", HRD Ministry today clarified that the tag was conditional and it would get only a letter of intent for now.
10 Jul 2018Bihar
Bihar-gangrape: When victim approached principal for help, he assaulted her
When a school principal in Bihar found out his minor son, along with 14 classmates, had allegedly raped a Class-10 girl, he called her to his room.
10 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Netizens buzzing over the honesty tales of two J&K cops
The Internet in Jammu and Kashmir has been left buzzing with tales of honesty of J&K policemen after a special police officer and a constable returned two bags lost in separate incidents with huge cash to their rightful owners.
10 Jul 2018India
Punjab: Assistant Sub-Inspector suspended for touching Minister's feet
An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) posted at Fatehgarh Churian police station near Batala (Punjab) was suspended for "misconduct" after he touched the feet of Punjab Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa at his Qadian residence, police said today.
10 Jul 2018Kerala
Kerala clergy shamed again: Priest booked over rape-allegation in Alappuzha
A case of alleged rape has been filed against yet another priest of a church in Kerala, where a string of clergymen is facing accusations of sexual misconduct, police said.
After Mukherjee, Ratan Tata to join Mohan Bhagwat on stage
A month after former president Pranab Mukherjee triggered a controversy by attending an RSS event, it is now industrialist Ratan Tata's turn.
10 Jul 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi will see 15-20% increase in water-availability in 2-years: Kejriwal
The Delhi government is rolling out several projects to increase water availability in the city by 15-20% in the next two years and 50% in five years, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted today.
10 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Amarnath Yatra: 10th batch of 5,144 pilgrims leaves from Jammu
The 10th batch of 5,144 pilgrims left Jammu for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.
10 Jul 2018South Korea
PM Modi holds talks with South Korean President; reviews bilateral-ties
PM Narendra Modi today held talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to review the entire gamut of bilateral ties.
10 Jul 2018Odisha
ECoR's special-drive to keep Puri station clean during Rath Yatra
The East Coast Railway will launch a special drive to keep the Puri railway station in Odisha clean during the Rath Yatra, an official said.
10 Jul 2018Haryana
Gurugram: Man makes video of two-nurses while they're sleeping, arrested
A man was arrested for allegedly recording a video of two nurses while they were sleeping in their paying guest accommodation in Sector-5 in Gurugram.
10 Jul 2018Celebrity
These 6 activists are risking all to fight Section 377
The SC today began hearing a batch of petitions challenging Section 377 and demanding the recognition and dignity for gay people.
Mumbai: Ratan Tata to now share the stage with RSS-chief
Industrialist Ratan Tata will be sharing the stage with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at an event in Mumbai on August 24 organized by NGO Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti, named after Sangh Pracharak Nana Palkar.