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05 Aug 2018Moon
#RaceToTheMoon: Chandrayaan-2 suffers another delay, launch unlikely till January
India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, has witnessed another delay which will see it launch no sooner than January 2019. The Rs. 800cr mission was initially scheduled for April 2018.
05 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
Puducherry CM Narayanasamy protests against Governor Bedi's warnings to officials
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today took exception to Lieutenant-Governor Kiran Bedi issuing warnings to government officials during her field visits and holding meetings with them to review the implementation of various schemes like Swachh Bharath Abhiyan in the Union Territory.
05 Aug 2018Shiv Sena
Former autorickshaw driver becomes new Pimpri-Chinchwad Mayor
If there's anything we can learn from new Pimpri-Chinchwad Mayor Rahul Jadhav's life, it's that hard work and smart decisions can turn lives around.
05 Aug 2018Coimbatore
Coimbatore: Four-members of farmer's family commit suicide due to financial-burden
Four members of a farmer's family allegedly committed suicide at their home in Coimbatore's Tirupur district due to their financial burden.
05 Aug 2018Mumbai
Misaal Mumbai: Slums get a colorful and vibrant face-lift
A walk through the dingy bylanes of around 13 slums, which cover a vast expanse of Mumbai and Thane, now gives positive vibes when one sees those dark and dull hutments looking all colorful and vibrant.
05 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Kolkata: Indian Museum making gallery to show ancient human endeavor
The Indian Museum in Kolkata is constructing a gallery where several objects chronicling human endeavor in India in the past thousands of years will be exhibited.
05 Aug 2018Delhi High Court
Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks
After much prodding by the Delhi HC, the anti-mosquito breeding fight in the capital is now getting a big weapon.
1,991 kids available for adoption in India for 20,000 prospective-parents
The number of children available for adoption in the country is 1,991, including 1,322 girls, for about 20,000 prospective parents, an RTI revealed.
#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.
05 Aug 2018Telangana
Telangana farmers' Kiki Challenge trumps all, plus it isn't dangerous
The 'Kiki Challenge' or 'In My feelings Challenge' has taken the internet by storm, and given headaches to authorities who have been pleading to people to keep safety in mind.
05 Aug 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Now, Delhi students can get learner's driving license in college!
In yet another step making lives easier for the people, the Delhi government is authorizing directors and principals of colleges, polytechnics and ITIs to issue learner's driving license to students aged 18 and above.
05 Aug 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
#CareerBytes: Don't miss these government job vacancies
Government jobs, for their various advantages and perks, are highly sought after, and see fierce competition among aspirants.
05 Aug 2018Delhi High Court
D'Cold, Saridon, 341 other medicines might soon be banned
As many as 343 fixed-dose combination (FDC) medicines are likely to get banned shortly, a move recommended by the Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB).
President approves law deterring fugitive economic offenders from fleeing country
President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to "Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018" that deters fugitive economic offenders to evade legal process in India and flee the country.
05 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
Delhi: Three auto-lifters arrested, 10 stolen-cars and 64-vehicles' keys recovered
Three suspected auto lifters were arrested in Delhi and 10 stolen cars and keys of 64 vehicles were recovered, the police said yesterday.
Article 35A: Amarnath Yatra suspended amid protests before SC hearing
The Amarnath Yatra has been suspended for two days as separatists called for a two-day shutdown in Kashmir over the upcoming SC hearing on Article 35A.
J&K: Cattle trader killed, another injured in alleged Army firing
A cattle trader was killed and another injured when Army personnel allegedly opened fire on them in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the police said.
05 Aug 2018ICICI Bank
24 banks collect Rs. 5,000cr as minimum balance non-maintenance penalties
Twenty-four banks have collected a whopping Rs. 4,988cr in 2017-18 as penalties for non-maintenance of minimum average monthly balance (AMB).
05 Aug 2018Murder
Delhi: Married man kills his live-in partner, arrested
A 35-year-old man was arrested yesterday for allegedly killing his live-in partner, who was pressurizing him to divorce his wife and get married to her, the police said.
05 Aug 2018Delhi University
Delhi University releases 7th cut-off list for admission to UG-courses
Delhi University yesterday released its seventh cut-off list for admission to undergraduate courses with many off-campus colleges declaring the availability of seats in Science and Commerce streams.
05 Aug 2018Kerala
Delhi: Mentally-unstable-man enters Kerala House with knife to meet Vijayan
A 46-year-old-man, Vimal Raj, from Kerala allegedly entered the Kerala House in New Delhi yesterday with a knife and a national flag when Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was inside the building, police said.
05 Aug 2018Nitin Gadkari
Reservation won't guarantee employment; there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, responding to the ongoing Maratha agitation for quota in jobs and education in Maharashtra.
05 Aug 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Giving doctors incentives turns healthcare around in Maoist-affected areas
Facing acute crisis of doctors in rural areas, the Maharashtra government decided to allow professionals to negotiate their salaries and also added incentives.
'Human-shield' army major may face action for relationship with Kashmiri-woman
Major Leetul Gogoi, whose name grabbed headlines during 2017's human shield incident, is expected to be indicted after being found involved with a Kashmiri woman.
05 Aug 2018Odisha
Odisha: Class-X student kills self, notes hint headmaster raped her
The death of a Class X student in Odisha's Sikhpalli sent shock waves across the state. Two days later, the headmaster has been arrested for allegedly raping her.
All your questions about the government's 'DigiLocker' facility answered
Many people often worry about losing or misplacing important documents like Aadhaar card, driving license, PAN card, certificates, etc. while carrying them physically.
04 Aug 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Punjab-govt delaying AIIMS-Bhatinda over 'petty politics': Union Minister Harsimrat Badal
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today alleged that the Punjab government was deliberately delaying the commissioning of Rs. 925cr AIIMS Bathinda project due to "petty politics".
04 Aug 2018Bihar
Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.
04 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
TN: Man prevents medical team from assisting daughter-in-law's delivery; arrested
A man was arrested in Tamil Nadu's Theni district after he and his family allegedly prevented a medical team from doing their duty as his daughter-in-law delivered a baby at home.
04 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
World Breastfeeding Week: 5 reasons why babies should be breastfed
Nutritionally, and otherwise, breast milk is the best for babies, and the benefits of breastfeeding are myriad.
04 Aug 2018Kolkata
GST slabs may be reduced to 3 in the future
GST slabs may come down to three, in addition to the exempted category, in the long-term, said Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Adviser to the Finance Ministry.
04 Aug 2018Mumbai
PNB Scam: Senior executive of Nirav Modi's firm gets bail
A special CBI court in Mumbai today granted bail to Vipul Ambani, a senior executive of a firm owned by diamantaire Nirav Modi, in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam.
04 Aug 2018Chennai
Chandrababu Naidu, Suresh Prabhu visit Chennai-hospital to inquire about Karunanidhi
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today visited a hospital in Chennai where the president of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), M Karunanidhi, has been undergoing treatment since July 28.
04 Aug 2018Education
Soon, graduates can apply for direct PhDs in IIMs
In what might be a hugely beneficial move for students, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is expected to give the nod to IIMs allowing them to admit graduates directly into PhD programs, like IITs are allowed to do.
04 Aug 2018Odisha
Odisha: IMD predicts heavy rainfall for the next two days
Forecasting formation of a low-pressure area over West Bengal and neighborhood during the next 48 hours, the IMD today predicted heavy rainfall in the next two days in Odisha.
04 Aug 2018Bihar
Three women JD(U)-spokespersons' open-letter to Rabri ahead of Tejashwi's sit-in
Three women spokespersons of ruling JD(U) in Bihar today wrote an open letter to former Bihar CM Rabri Devi asking her to expel from the party those involved in immoral acts.
04 Aug 2018Pune
This poor farmer-turned-entrepreneur today owns a Rs. 14L car!
A man in his 50s alights from his Honda Civic car and instructs his subordinates to start the day's work, while he'd supervise.
04 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 10 health benefits of desi ghee
An all-time favorite of Indian households, particularly in the North, desi, home-made ghee has, of late, started losing its old charm and popularity as more and more people are moulding their choices to Western alternatives.
04 Aug 2018Tripura
Tripura govt to fill over 9,000 government vacancies
The Tripura government today said it will fill up 9,424 vacant posts in different departments soon by strictly adhering to the new employment policy it introduced after coming to power in March this year.
04 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 10 injured in clashes between security forces, stone-pelters
At least 10 people were injured today as clashes broke out between security forces and stone-pelters near an encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district where five militants were killed during an overnight operation.