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14 Jul 2018Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh: Wanted criminal killed in encounter, 2 arrested
A wanted criminal was today killed and two others were arrested during an encounter with the Punjab Police in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district.
14 Jul 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: 48-year-old physician booked for causing cruelty to animals
A doctor has been booked on charges of causing "cruelty" to animals in Maharashtra's Thane district.
14 Jul 2018India
Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims today. He said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed.
14 Jul 2018India
CPWD made 168 govt-buildings accessible to differently-abled people so far
The Central Public Works Department has so far made 168 government buildings, out of the total 219 buildings, accessible to the differently-abled persons in India under "Accessible India Campaign", an initiative of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
14 Jul 2018Gujarat
Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad; PM greets people
The 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced this morning in Gujarat's Ahmedabad amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked to the 18km route to catch a glimpse of the deity.
14 Jul 2018Yogi Adityanath
Munna Bajrangi murder: Sensational-claims of 'supari' hinted at by police
A senior police officer investigating the murder of Munna Bajrangi, who was shot dead inside Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat prison earlier this week, has hinted that Rs. 10 crore may have been paid by a don-turned-politician to kill the criminal.
14 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Soldier injured by Pakistan sniper firing along LoC in J&K
A soldier was injured when he was reportedly shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
14 Jul 2018Kolkata
Kolkata: Students' fast demanding hostel-accommodation enters day-4; one falls ill
Six students of Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata are on an indefinite-fast for the fourth day today demanding accommodation in the new hostel which is allotted only to first-year students.
14 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Amarnath-Yatra: Fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims leaves from Jammu
A fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims today left Jammu for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas.
14 Jul 2018Mumbai
Former BJP-MLA's domestic-help held for stealing Rs. 4.5L-worth cash, valuables
A domestic help of former MLA and BJP leader Rameshwar Prasad Chaurasia was arrested from Mumbai for allegedly making off with valuables and cash worth Rs. 4.5 lakh from his flat in Lutyens' Delhi, the police said yesterday.
14 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal: 12-hours-later, woman, held hostage by stalker, rescued
A man identified as Rohit Singh and a woman, he claimed to be in love with, were taken out of a building in Bhopal's Misrod area on Friday, putting an end to the almost 12-hour-long drama.
14 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: To reduce weight, you should eat these 5 food-items
Making a plan to lose weight, following a regular workout regimen, and eating healthy, but still not being able to witness the desired results can get really frustrating.
14 Jul 2018Education
#CareerBytes: List of top 6 journalism colleges in the world
Today, journalism and mass communication have become one of the most sought-after fields as they offer exciting career options.
#CareerBytes: Top 6 IIMs and their placement rates this year
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought after B-schools that provide quality management education at the postgraduate, doctoral, and executive levels in the country.
Menstruation, an inevitable biological process, yet a taboo
Menstruation has been stigmatized since time immemorial. It is considered a taboo and women undergoing it called impure, in spite of menstruation being an inevitable monthly occurrence.
Southern Railway has apprehended over 700 for unauthorized chain-pulling
Southern Railway today said it has apprehended 737 passengers and collected Rs. 2.8L as fine for unnecessarily pulling of alarm chain in trains from January-June 2018.
13 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal: Man holds model hostage in her house demanding marriage
An armed man is holding a model hostage in an apartment building in Bhopal since this morning, demanding that she marry him, police said.
13 Jul 2018Mizoram
Two arrested for possessing gold worth Rs. 2cr in Aizawl
Sleuths of Mizoram's Excise and Narcotics department seized huge quantity of gold worth more than Rs. 2 crore in Mizoram's Aizawl and arrested two persons in this connection.
13 Jul 2018Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi: Government schools' students will now have a 'Happiness Period'
As an extremely thoughtful measure, Delhi government schools will now have classes based on 'Happiness Curriculum', for students of Classes nursery to grade eight.
13 Jul 2018Haryana
Haryana: Businessman, two children found dead in their house
A 40-year-old businessman, his 15-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter were found dead in their house in Haryana's Panipat city, with police suspecting it to be a case of suicide.
13 Jul 2018Uttarakhand
Give your kids organic crayons: Let them draw and eat!
All of us remember our art classes in school where we used crayons and also ate them, don't we?
13 Jul 2018Rajasthan
47mn-year-old fossils hint Rajasthan's deserts had a marine life
In the deserts of Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, paleontologists have stumbled upon nearly 47 million-year-old fossils of primitive whale, shark teeth, crocodilian teeth and turtle bones, which according to experts suggest that the area was under sea in the pre-historic age.
#FinancialBytes: Here's how you can fix errors in PAN card
Factual errors in your PAN or a discrepancy between your PAN and Aadhaar details can, obviously, lead to a number of troubles in future.
Key takeaways from India's new telecom policy
On Wednesday, the Telecom Commission - the highest decision-making body of the Department of Telecom - approved, in totality, the recommendations made by the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) on the National Digital Communications Policy 2018.
13 Jul 2018Monsoon
Amid sudden rains, flight veers off runway at Kochi airport
A Doha-Kochi Qatar Airways flight with 306 passengers on board went slightly off the runway after it landed at Kochi airport today due to a sudden downpour and strong crosswinds.
13 Jul 2018Gujarat
Gujarat: BJP VP resigns over rape accusations, claims innocence
Former MLA Jayanti Bhanushali has resigned as vice president of Gujarat BJP following an accusation of rape against him.
13 Jul 2018Chennai
Indian Army invites applications for SSC at Rs. 56,100 stipend
The Indian Army has invited applications for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in all arms/services.
13 Jul 2018Bihar
Bihar: 120 children fall sick after eating school hostel food
Altogether 120 children fell ill due to food-poisoning at a government-run school in Bihar's Lakhisarai district.
13 Jul 2018Mumbai
Given the hardships, is it worth living in Mumbai/Bombay?
A lot has been said and written about her. Her beauty is all encompassing, her embrace so warm and her selflessness so motherly. People call her Mumbai, I still call her Bombay.
13 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Woman slips while trying to board moving train, dies
A 50-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped into the gap between the train and a platform in Mumbai's Borivali station.
13 Jul 2018Haryana
Haryana suspends government benefits for 'rape accused.' Will it help?
Clamping down on sex offenders, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that those accused of rape or sexual harassment will lose many government facilities, including driving/arms license, state scholarships, pension and more, till a verdict is out in the case.
13 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Man kills self after 'harassment' by retired IAS officer
A former sugar mill manager Vijay Singh, 51, allegedly shot himself after being pressured by his brother-in-law and retired IAS officer Vinod Kumar Pawar to get demonetized currency notes worth Rs. 10cr exchanged in Badhev village in Shamli district (Muzaffarnagar), police said.
13 Jul 2018Punjab
Punjab: Tree falls on train's windshield amid rains, loco-pilot injured
A tree fell on the windshield of the Bathinda-bound Kisan Express during heavy rains and storm, leaving the loco pilot injured.
13 Jul 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtrians, you can bring food from outside to cinema halls!
Bringing cheer to the masses, the Maharashtra government has announced that people will now be allowed to bring their own food inside cinema halls and multiplexes.
13 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
Plea in SC against Centre's planned social media monitoring hub
Supreme Court today took a strong note of IB Ministry's decision to set up a social-media hub for monitoring online data, observing that it will be "like creating a surveillance state".
13 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: For golden glowing skin, follow these 5 simple hacks
Cliche as it sounds, everyone wants to have a beautiful, healthy skin. But so much pollution and extended exposure to sun can badly impact one's skin cells, and thus ruin skin's health.
Hours after Modi's remarks, ASI lifts photography ban in monuments
In a major relief to photographers and historians, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has lifted a ban on photography inside centrally protected monuments.
13 Jul 2018Lok Sabha
Vijay Goel to organize workshop on stress-management for ministry employees
In an unique initiative, Union minister Vijay Goel is organizing a workshop on stress management through smile and sujok therapy for central government employees.
Delhi saw a whopping 15,000 pollution-related deaths in 2016
If you thought the capital's pollution problem is no big deal, think again. As many as 15,000 people died in 2016 alone due to diseases associated with fine particulate matter (PM), researchers have found.
13 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
TN: Disaster management drill goes wrong, student falls to death
In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old BBA student in Coimbatore died when she was pushed from the second floor during a disaster preparedness drill yesterday.