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19 Jul 2018Android
Ace your English vocab game with these apps
It's needless to say that a good vocabulary goes a long way in creating an everlasting impression. Most of us want to improve vocabulary, but lack the time and effort to do so.
It's never too late! Rajya Sabha is finally Wi-Fi enabled
The Rajya Sabha is now Wi-Fi enabled, offering lawmakers of the Upper House access to the Internet for browsing government and Parliament websites.
19 Jul 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: 4 get judicial-custody for playing loud music in silence-zone
A court in Satana in Maharashtra's Nashik district has remanded a music band owner and its three members, in 7 days judicial custody for playing loud music in a silence zone.
19 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: To 'punish' Class-1 student, teacher removes his pants, arrested
A school teacher was arrested on Wednesday in Navi Mumbai and later released on bail, for stripping a Class 1 student in front of his classmates to 'punish' him.
19 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Relieve back pain with these 5 simple exercises
Taking rest might seem like the most obvious thing to do when you're suffering from back-pain, but to get long-term relief, you should start exercising.
19 Jul 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals killed in encounter with security forces
Security forces today killed at least eight Naxals, including four women, in a fierce encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, a senior police official said.
70,000 candidates to get second chance for Railways recruitment exam
Railways has decided to give a second chance to 70,000 candidates, whose job applications were rejected due to faulty upload of photos.
19 Jul 2018Education
LS seeks removal of 'no-detention-policy': Students can fail Class-5, 8
The Lok Sabha today passed a bill seeking removal of schools' 'no detention policy' for Classes 5 and 8.
19 Jul 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Uttarakhand: 14 killed, 17 injured as bus falls into gorge
Fourteen people were killed and 17 injured in Uttarakhand's Tehri district when a state-run bus they were traveling in fell into a deep gorge around 15km from Chamba town this morning, a senior official said.
19 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
Delhi HC mandates number-plates for all cars, even for president
Addressing the rampant VIP culture in the country, the Delhi HC has ruled that all vehicles plying on the roads, whether they belong to the common man or the president, must be registered and display number plates.
19 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Amarnath Yatra: Another fresh batch of pilgrims begins journey
A fresh batch of 2,617 pilgrims today left the base camp in Jammu to undertake the annual yatra to the Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas.
19 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex
A Gujarat woman has approached the court seeking stringent action against her husband for forcing her to perform oral sex in their four years of marriage.
19 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
Chennai: Madras-HC orders counseling for minor rape victim within 24hrs
The Madras HC yesterday directed the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) to provide counseling within 24 hours to an 11-year-old hearing-impaired girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by 17 men in Chennai.
19 Jul 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Man electrocutes wife's private-parts suspecting affair, kills her
A man, who serves as a cook in Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF), was taken into custody for allegedly killing his wife by electrocuting her, after he suspected she was having an extra-marital affair.
19 Jul 2018Domestic Violence
'Husband locked me up': Airhostess told friends minutes before 'suicide'
Minutes before allegedly jumping from the terrace of her Delhi home last week, a Lufthansa airhostess had messaged a friend saying her husband had locked her in a room, and sought help from her, police said.
19 Jul 2018Exams
To prevent leaks, CBSE considers using encrypted question papers
To avoid a repeat of this year's leak of question papers, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to use encrypted question papers from next year.
6 ways school students can improve their math skills
Math can be a tricky subject for many school students who struggle to understand core concepts, which can lead to confusion and discourage them from learning math.
This website is all you need for government-schemes, jobs, exams
The central and state governments roll out several schemes, implement various initiatives and policies for citizens.
18 Jul 2018Kerala
Humanity wins! Bus staff, conductor save a 68-year-old's life
A collaborative effort by a conductor, driver and passengers helped save a sexagenarian's life, who suffered a cardiac-arrest on board the bus.
18 Jul 2018Noida
Gurugram vs. Noida: A battle of being the best
The residents of Gurugram and Noida - touted as the next-gen cities - have always been at loggerheads on which city has the best job opportunities, civic amenities, housing, social life, and safety to offer.
18 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Simple hacks to help you get good quality sleep
Sleep-deprivation is known to cause a whole host of serious health problems such as stroke, diabetes, indigestion, to name a few.
#FinancialBytes: How to file I-T Return in case of job-change?
In order to file the income tax, if one has changed jobs, the final figures of payable tax has to be arrived at, considering all the employers, the current and the previous ones.
18 Jul 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Uber driver threatens to assault woman, she files complaint
Akancha Srivastava, a noted speaker and cyber safety expert, narrated her upsetting experience with Uber on Twitter, and it once again raises concerns about women safety in the country.
18 Jul 2018Bihar
Bihar: Women, children shelters to get transgender security guards
State-funded shelter homes for women and children in Bihar may get transgender security guards as the government has instructed authorities to prefer them during recruitment.
How to check your Aadhaar enrolment/update status
With more and more government services requiring your Aadhaar ID, getting an Aadhaar number has virtually become mandatory.
Engaged with authorities abroad to bring back Kohinoor: Govt
The government is engaged with relevant authorities abroad to explore ways to bring back the Kohinoor diamond and other Indian antiquities, Union Minister VK Singh said today.
18 Jul 2018Kerala
Kerala: Rape-survivor, accused falsely, represents self in court, wins
In a show of courage, a 30-year-old rape survivor fought her own case and the Kerala High Court ruled in her favor.
Over 300 corruption cases registered by CBI this year: Govt
As many as 314 corruption cases have been registered by the CBI between January and June this year, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said informed Lok Sabha today.
1,006 deaths in India in May-June due to thunderstorms, floods
Over 1,000 people lost their lives in May and June due to natural calamities like thunderstorms and floods in India, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said today.
18 Jul 2018Himachal Pradesh
IAF pilot dies in MiG-21 crash in Himachal Pradesh
A MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in Mehra Palli village in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district today, killing an Indian Air Force pilot, officials said.
18 Jul 2018Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Driving license, pollution-certificates can now be carried in digital form
On Tuesday, the government announced that driving licenses and pollution control certificates can now be carried in digital forms.
18 Jul 2018Lok Sabha
Over 200 central govt officers punished for non-performance, says govt
As many as 225 central government officers have been punished for non-performance.
18 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 100 terrorists, 43 security personnel killed in 6 months
A total of 100 militants and 43 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the first six months of this year, Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said today.
18 Jul 2018Facebook
#CareerBytes: 5 online digital marketing courses for aspiring professionals
With customers steadily becoming more receptive to online transactions and businesses putting in a considerable amount of effort into building their online presence, digital marketing is gaining momentum as a promising arena to explore for both entrepreneurs and students.
18 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
Anyone can enter: SC on women-entry ban in Sabarimala Temple
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said the ban on women entry in Kerala's Sabarimala shrine is against the Constitution.
Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months
The government today informed the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months.
18 Jul 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: Russian woman sexually assaulted in Tiruvannamalai; 6 booked
Six people have been detained for allegedly sexually assaulting a 21-year-old Russian woman, who is in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai on a tour.
18 Jul 2018Rajasthan
This BJP MLA shows there's no age to getting educated
When, during school visits, he emphasized that studies should be taken seriously, something pinched him.
18 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 simple home remedies for headaches
With long working hours, pressures of meeting deadlines, and fast-paced lifestyles, headaches can be quite common these days.
11 Jul 2018Delhi High Court
"Don't take coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20"
Delhi HC today directed JNU not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former Students' Union President Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20.