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24 Jul 2018Education
IIT-Delhi to establish PhD start-up incubators; targets to incubate 20-ideas
Buoyed by "Institution of Eminence" (IoE) status, the IIT-Delhi has set to establish a Ph.D. start-up incubator, work on which is likely to begin this month.
24 Jul 2018Noida
Delhi: 2 bogus retired army-officers arrested for cheating 200 people
Two men were arrested for allegedly posing as retired army officers and cheating around 200 people in the national capital, police said today.
24 Jul 2018India
If people stop eating beef, lynching incidents will stop: RSS-leader
Experts, the government, the judiciary, and the masses, everyone is shocked by the alarming rise in mob lynching incidents, and no one knows how to solve it.
24 Jul 2018Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Delhi: 7 arrested for robbery at Delhi Metro construction site
Seven men were arrested for their alleged involvement in a dacoity committed at a Delhi Metro construction site, police said today.
24 Jul 2018Jharkhand
These 8 men allegedly assaulted Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand
Last Tuesday (July 17), as activist and former minister Swami Agnivesh left a tribal rally in Jharkhand's Pakur, a group of "100-150" men pounced on him and started assaulting him.
24 Jul 2018India
Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?
Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.
#TravelBytes: 5 breathtakingly beautiful Indian trips to take during monsoon
Admit it or not, it's difficult to concentrate on work when the mighty rain gods are vigorously showering little drops of happiness outside.
Four ways you can use petrol-pumps apart from refilling fuel
For most, 'petrol-pump' means just a fuel-refilling station. But do you know it can serve us in many more ways?
23 Jul 2018Delhi Government
Delhi government issues guidelines to schools for 'Tobacco-free zones'
The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products.
Ragging complaints in varsities, higher educational institutions doubled in 3yrs
The number of complaints of ragging reported to University Grants Commission (UGC) and higher educational institutions (HEIs) has doubled in the last three years, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today informed Rajya Sabha.
23 Jul 2018Kerala
Favoring eloped couple, Kerala HC says 'love is blind'. Respect!
Setting aside a college order that expelled a couple for eloping, the Kerala High Court recently said, "Love is blind and an innate humane instinct."
#CareerBytes: Preparing for CA? These 5 online courses will help
One of the most sought after courses in India is the Chartered Accountancy (CA) course offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
23 Jul 2018Narendra Modi
Yogi creates record; visits all 75 UP districts in 16-months
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today set a record of sorts by visiting all the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh during the past 16 months he has been in office.
23 Jul 2018World Health Organization
#HealthBytes: 5 food items that help low blood pressure patients
It's quite common to assume that high blood pressure is the only blood pressure-related problem there is. However, low blood pressure is also dangerous.
1,883 small and big quakes hit India since 2015: Govt
More than 1,880 earthquakes of varying magnitudes, including three measuring above 7-magnitude, jolted India during the past three years until this July, Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha today.
Finance Ministry refuses to share three reports on 'black money'
The Finance Ministry has refused to share a copy of three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians inside the country and abroad, saying its disclosure would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament.
23 Jul 2018West Bengal
WB: Expert panel to look into 'pass-fail' reintroduction in govt-schools
West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said the state government has formed an expert committee to look into the possibility of reintroducing the pass-fail system in the state-run schools.
23 Jul 2018WhatsApp
Now you can check status of trains on WhatsApp!
Taking its passenger services up a notch, Indian Railways has partnered with MakeMyTrip to bring to you the latest status of running trains.
23 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
Delhi: 75 malaria, 43 dengue cases reported this season
At least 29 cases of malaria have been reported in the first three weeks of July in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in Delhi this season to 75, according to a South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report.
23 Jul 2018Bihar
Bihar: 16 girls raped in shelter-home, police dig for buried-body
The Bihar police started excavation in a shelter home of Muzaffarpur after it was alleged that a minor was killed and buried there.
23 Jul 2018EPFO
Employees may soon withdraw 75% PF if unemployed for 1-month
An employee, who is not in employment for a month, may be allowed to avail 75% of the Provident Fund standing to his credit, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar said.
23 Jul 2018Madhya Pradesh
WhatsApp admin jailed since February for message he didn't send
Five months after a 21-year-old youth of Rajgarh district, MP, was arrested for an "objectionable" message forwarded in his WhatsApp group, his family has claimed he wasn't the admin then.
23 Jul 2018Gurugram
Gurugram: Residents protest against drug menace, flesh trade at MG-Road
Hundreds of residents marched together at MG Road in Gurugram yesterday, protesting against drug peddling and flesh-trade in the region.
23 Jul 2018Twitter
BSP has no official Twitter, Facebook accounts or website: Mayawati
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati today said that the party has given almost 50% representation to the youth in its committees at all levels and therefore it does not have the need to have a separate youth front in the party.
23 Jul 2018All India Muslim Personal Law Board
Triple talaq stops men from killing wives for cheating: SP-leader
A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader has added another item to the list of most bizarre justifications for triple talaq.
23 Jul 2018Mumbai
Woman rejects man's proposal, he tells airport-authorities she carried bomb
On Saturday, a man called Mumbai airport authorities to inform that a woman carried a bomb in her bag. The authorities quickly swung to action only to learn the man was taking a revenge as the woman had rejected his marriage proposal.
23 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 benefits of drinking enough water
With around 60% of our body comprising water, this elixir of life is crucial for healthy functioning.
23 Jul 2018Hyderabad
Hyderabad: This isn't potty but 1.85kg of smuggled gold-paste!
DRI officials stopped a smuggling bid at Hyderabad airport on Saturday and recovered around 2kg of gold that was being brought in from Colombo.
23 Jul 2018Delhi Police
Burari deaths: Tommy the dog, "only remaining family member," dies
Tommy, whom relatives of the Burari mass suicide family called "our only remaining family member," died yesterday after a heart attack.
Delhi: Couple dies as roof of house in Dwarka collapses
The roof of a house in Delhi's Dwarka area, which had weakened over time with seepage, collapsed in the early hours today morning, killing a couple and injuring their three children, police said.
23 Jul 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Amarnath-Yatra: Fresh batch of over 1,200 pilgrims begin their journey
A fresh batch of over 1,200 pilgrims, including 300 women and 100 sadhus, left the base camp in Jammu for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir today.
23 Jul 2018Amitabh Bachchan
Kalyan Jewellers withdraws controversial Big B ad, apologizes to bankers
Kalyan Jewellers, on Sunday, apologized for their advertisement which showed bank employees in a bad light and said the clip has been pulled down from all media platforms.
23 Jul 2018Jharkhand
In Jamshedpur, a tree for every newborn during Shravan month
As part of its green initiatives, Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) in Jharkhand has decided to undertake a drive, under which parents of babies born in the holy "Shravan month" will get a chance to plant and name a sapling after their child.
23 Jul 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis skips Pandharpur puja; performs ritual at home
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today skipped the annual puja at the Lord Vitthal Temple in the state's Pandharpur town due to protest threats by Marathas.
23 Jul 2018Ghaziabad
Eight rescued from Ghaziabad building collapse, one dead
Eight people have been rescued alive but injured after an under-construction building at Akash Nagar in Ghaziabad collapsed yesterday.
23 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
There can't be "blanket-ban" on protests at Jantar Mantar: SC
More than nine months after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned protests at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, the SC has said a blanket ban is unacceptable.
23 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Nursing home with unqualified doctors sealed in Shamli
A nursing home at Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh was sealed after unqualified doctors were reportedly found performing surgeries on unsuspecting patients, officials said today.
23 Jul 2018Rajasthan
Alwar lynching: Cops covered 4km-journey in 3hrs, stopped for tea
Friday night, Mewat resident Rakbar alias Akbar Khan was brutally assaulted in Rajasthan's Alwar, on suspicion that he was smuggling cows.
23 Jul 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight
Commonwealth Games star, Manika Batra and six other table tennis players were denied boarding on an Air India flight, on Sunday, which left them stranded at Indira Gandhi International Airport.
23 Jul 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Alleged rape victim goes to cops carrying fetus
In a disturbing incident, a 19-year-old woman went to Hasanpur police station, in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, carrying a fetus in a bag to file a rape complaint on Saturday.