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06 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 food items rich in Vitamin D
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, obtained mainly from sunlight (and certain food items).
06 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Balloons with 'Pakistan and I Love' words found in Rajasthan
Two balloons with words "Pakistan and I Love" written on them were recovered today in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district, police said.
06 Aug 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Minor girl gang-raped in moving car in Bikaner
A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped by two youths in a moving car in Rajasthan's Bikaner.
06 Aug 2018Meghalaya
Meghalaya to carry out strict checking of people at checkpoints
Meghalaya is all set to carry out rigorous checking of people entering the state following the publication of the NRC complete draft in Assam.
Bengaluru-airport handles 33% more passengers in Q1 at over 8mn
The Bengaluru international airport has clocked around 33% growth in passenger traffic in the June quarter at over eight million, the airport operator said today.
06 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
AMU yet to take decision on removal of Jinnah's portrait
The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh is yet to take a decision on removing a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah from the office of its students' union, an issue that had triggered a controversy in May.
06 Aug 2018Maharashtra
Thane: 16-year-old girl raped by friends on "Friendship-Day", accused arrested
Two men allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl yesterday after taking her out on the pretext of celebrating the Friendship Day in Maharashtra's Thane district, a police official said today.
06 Aug 2018Kerala
President Kovind voices concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala
Violence has no place in Constitution, President Ramnath Kovind said today, voicing concern over recurring political clashes in Kerala.
06 Aug 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Muzaffarpur shelter-home: Brajesh Thakur spend days at jail-hospital, not barrack
Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, is lodged at a hospital ward inside the Muzaffarpur district jail, and not the barracks, ET reports.
14% jump in foreign tourist arrivals in India: Tourism Minister
Foreign tourist arrivals in India has seen a 14% jump in 2017 and foreign exchange earnings in the sector during the same period was Rs. 1.77 lakh crore, Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said today.
06 Aug 2018Bihar
After Muzaffarpur, UP home faces mass sex abuse charges
As Bihar attempts to come to terms with the shocking abuse of minor girls at a Muzaffarpur shelter, similar allegations have come to light from another in Deoria, UP.
Government extends e-visa facility for citizens of 165 countries: Tourism-Minister
Seeking to promote tourism, the government has extended e-visa facility for citizens of 165 countries at 25 airports and five seaports, Tourism Minister KJ Alphons informed Lok Sabha today.
06 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh: 24 girls rescued from shelter home in Deoria
As many as 24 girls were rescued, while 18 were missing, from a shelter home in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria after one of the girls managed to flee from the home and informed police about sexual exploitation of inmates.
06 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Class-X boy kills aunt, tries making it look like suicide
In a shocking incident, a Class X student killed his aunt in her Aminjikarai house in Tamil Nadu on Friday and tried to make it look like suicide by slitting her wrist.
06 Aug 2018Bhopal
Now pay at petrol pumps using your thumb!
Gone are the days when you paid cash at petrol pumps for refueling.
06 Aug 2018Air India
Hundreds of retired, resigned, dead AI employees called for duty!
Earlier this week, hundreds of former Air India employees woke up to some unexpected mails in their inboxes - they had been assigned duty rosters.
06 Aug 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma
At least 14 Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district today, police said.
#TravelBytes: 5 beaches you shouldn't miss this monsoon season
India is a kaleidoscopic country and is home to a wide range of alluring mountains, hills, and stunning beaches.
06 Aug 2018Uttarakhand
This taxi driver's daughter became world's youngest to scale Kanchenjunga
This 22-year-old from Uttarakhand had the most overwhelming experience in her life two months back: she scaled the world's third highest mountain,Kanchenjunga.
06 Aug 2018Mumbai
Child-porn video circulated in WhatsApp group of engineers, IT professionals
The Mumbai police, investigating a WhatsApp group 'BB Bad Boys' that circulated child porn videos, have learned that few of its members were IT professionals, and engineering students, Mumbai Mirror reports.
06 Aug 2018Kerala
Kerala: Drunk priest threatens to plant bomb at President's event
A temple priest was arrested for threatening to plant a bomb at St. Thomas College in Kerala's Thrissur, where President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to attend a function tomorrow.
06 Aug 2018Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Metro: Services on South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section inaugurated
Metro services on the Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar section of Phase III of Delhi Metro network have been flagged off by Union Minister Hardeep Puri and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, linking four major shopping destinations in the national capital.
06 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown
The SC has adjourned its scheduled hearing on Article 35A to the last week of August as protests continued to rock Kashmir.
ISRO to launch its heaviest satellite on November 30
A day after ISRO announced a delay in the Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission, it has announced that the launch of its heaviest satellite, the GSAT-11, will take place on November 30, from the European spaceport in French Guiana.
IIT-Bombay is trying to help WhatsApp fight fake news
With the government increasing pressure on WhatsApp to bring more robust features against the proliferation of fake news, it seems that WhatsApp has found an unlikely ally.
06 Aug 2018Mumbai
61-year-old molests doctor, attacks her with hammer, then kills himself
In a horrific incident, a 61-year-old man in Mumbai's Goregaon (West) entered the house of his doctor neighbor, molested her and attacked her with a hammer.
06 Aug 2018Dipak Misra
Don't get swayed-away by infighting: CJI to budding lawyers, judges
CJI Dipak Misra asked budding lawyers and judges not to get swayed away by infighting and distractions that come their way and suggested them to deal with such situations courageously.
06 Aug 2018Delhi University
Delhi: Man's headless, armless body found in bag near DU
Sunday started out on a real sore note for this man, who found a black plastic bag near the Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa college bus stop in Delhi University's North Campus.
06 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
Ahead of KM Joseph's swearing-in, "anguished" SC judges seek 'justice'
Even as Justice KM Joseph, along with two others, awaits to be sworn-in to the Supreme Court (SC) tomorrow, the government-judiciary war regarding his elevation looks far from over.
06 Aug 2018Coursera
#CareerBytes: Top 5 websites to learn the basics of finance
Whether you want to be able to manage your finances better, mean to complement your college studies, or are just passionately curious to learn finance, learning the basics of finance becomes instrumental to further advancement.
If you are a student, avail these discounts by Railways
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) offers tickets at concessional rates to a number of specified categories.
Indian carriers need $50bn to buy planes over 10yrs: Report
Indian carriers will require a whopping $50bn to take the expected scheduled delivery of ordered planes over the next 10 years, Sydney-based Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation said.
05 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Jammu: Drug peddler possessing 30gm heroin arrested
A suspected drug peddler was arrested after 30gm of heroin was found in his possession at Digiana on the Jammu-Pathankot Highway where a police party was inspecting vehicles, an official said.
05 Aug 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly to begin tomorrow
The Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly beginning tomorrow is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition BJP planning to corner AAP government on the alleged bus procurement scam.
05 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
Modi govt attempted to stall NRC, says Congress spokesperson
Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera on Sunday alleged that the Narendra Modi government had itself tried to stall the Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) process by appealing to the Supreme Court in 2017 that such a move could lead to law and order issues.
Complaints against domestic air carriers increase to 7,251 in 20-months
Complaints against domestic air carriers swelled to 7,251 between December 2016 to July this year, according to Civil Aviation Ministry platform AirSewa.
05 Aug 2018Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal proposes higher pay, rank for Railway General Managers
Union Minister Piyush Goyal has proposed a higher rank and pay scale for Railway General Managers, making them equivalent to Secretaries in Central government and at par with the state Chief Secretaries, Ministry source said.
05 Aug 2018Andhra Pradesh
IIT-H should remain relevant to 4th industrial revolution: President Kovind
IIT Hyderabad should remain relevant to the fourth industrial revolution which will "write the script of the 21st century," President Ram Nath Kovind today said at the premier institute.
05 Aug 2018Jaipur
Man, irked by Jaipur Airport security-checks, makes hoax bomb threat
An altercation between a passenger and staff at the Jaipur airport turned ugly after he exclaimed he had a bomb, presumably out of frustration.