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09 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 food items that help you detox your body
Although, human body has the natural tendency and ability to flush out toxins, there are ways in which the process can be made faster and more efficient.
09 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Government-teacher watches girls changing uniforms, thrashed with slippers, arrested
A government teacher in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras was arrested for allegedly peeping into a room where girls were changing uniforms given to them.
09 Aug 2018Lok Sabha
65% of those killed in road-accidents in 18-35 age group
As many as 65% of the people killed in road accidents are in the 18 to 35 years age group, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari informed Lok Sabha.
09 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
This traveling computer-classroom will reach 65,000 children in MP villages
In a step that would benefit over 65,000 children residing in Madhya Pradesh villages, a bus equipped with 20 computer systems and internet was flagged off on Saturday.
09 Aug 2018Indian Railways
74% candidates appear for online railway exam for 60,000 jobs
A record 74% candidates were present in the first shift of the railways' mega online exam for more than 60,000 jobs that began today, Indian Railways said.
09 Aug 2018Kerala
Kerala: 20 dead in rain-related incidents, Kochi Airport suspends operations
At least 20 people have died in the last 24 hours in Kerala, which has been lashed by heavy rains.
09 Aug 2018India
10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways
IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) offers tickets at concessional rates to a number of specified categories.
09 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
MP: Rape accused sentenced to life-imprisonment after 3-day-trial
A 24-year-old rape accused was given life imprisonment till death for raping a six-year-old girl by a court in Datia, Madhya Pradesh, reports HT.
09 Aug 2018Bihar
Sex abuse: Nine states including UP refused audit of shelter-homes
The nation is shocked by tales of abuse which have emerged from children shelter homes in UP and Bihar. More disturbing is the fact that in both cases, officials reportedly turned a blind eye for long.
09 Aug 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Engine of evacuated train derails after Naxals uproot tracks
The engine of an empty rake of the Visakhapatnam-Kirandul passenger train derailed after Naxals uprooted railway tracks near Kamaloor railway station in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.
09 Aug 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
After boycotting convocation, JNU Students' Union organizes another event
In an open protest against the JNU V-C Jagadesh Kumar and the convocation, the JNU Students' Union boycotted the function and organized another one.
09 Aug 2018Twitter
Here's why Sushma Swaraj wants to 'consult' a volcano
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is known to win hearts with her tweets, and on Wednesday, she left everyone laughing.
09 Aug 2018Mumbai
Maratha groups declare Maharashtra bandh, but protests lose steam
Various Maratha outfits have called a day-long shutdown in Maharashtra today, continuing their agitation for 16% reservation in education and jobs.
09 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
#PolicyExplainer: Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana at just Rs. 12
One cannot emphasize enough the need for having personal accident coverage in today's world. But not everyone can afford accidental insurance as the premium rates are often too high.
#CareerBytes: Top 5 'work from home' job options
To be honest, getting up early and commuting to work, sitting in a chair from 9 to 5, on a daily basis, is not everyone's cup of tea.
Facebook data breach: CBI initiates preliminary inquiry against Cambridge Analytica
The CBI has initiated a preliminary inquiry against Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research (GSR) for alleged illegal personal data harvesting of Indians from Facebook.
Double check facts of forwarded messages: WhatsApp cautions users
Facing flak over the circulation of fake news on its platform, WhatsApp said it is rolling out educational videos in India asking users to "double check" facts before sharing forwarded messages.
08 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 food items that can help induce menstruation
To have a balanced hormone levels in the body, and general mental and physical well-being, regular menstruation is important for every woman.
When Karunanidhi helped fund a school and library in Mumbai
Late DMK Chief M Karunanidhi had helped fund a school and library in Mumbai 35 years ago.
Mumbai: Massive fire at Bharat Petroleum refinery; 21 injured
As many as 21 people were injured after a fire broke out at a refinery of Bharat Petroleum in Mumbai this afternoon; those injured have been admitted to hospital.
08 Aug 2018Delhi High Court
Begging no longer a 'crime' in Delhi
The Delhi HC has decriminalized begging in the capital, terming penalties on the act as "unconstitutional."
IIT-Madras gives India its first home-grown, remote-controlled 'affordable' air-purifier
To tackle indoor air pollution, AirOK Technologies, a startup incubated by IIT Madras, has developed 'Vistar', a 'smart' air-purifier, which can be remotely monitored through a mobile phone.
08 Aug 2018Bihar
Muzaffarpur: Minister resigns amid reports of husband's ties with Brajesh
Manju Verma, Bihar's Social Welfare Department (SWD) Minister has resigned after allegations of her husband Chandeshwar Verma's involvement in the horrendous Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
08 Aug 2018Madras High Court
Why is Karunanidhi being buried and not cremated?
The death of M Karunanidhi, DMK chief, yesterday evening sent the state of TN into a tizzy, but what followed was more chaos.
Most Indians spend 6-10hrs on online research to plan holidays
Almost 42% of Indians spend an average of 6-10 hours researching online for deals on hotels, airlines or combo offers before booking a week-long holiday, an online survey revealed.
Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told
The Maharashtra government and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured the Bombay High Court yesterday that they would repair potholes between Panvel and Goa on National Highway-66 by September 5.
Here's how Indian Railways is promoting digital transactions
Recently Rajen Gohain, the Minister of State for Railways, declared that the percentage of train tickets booked digitally is on the rise, having risen to 66% of total reserved tickets in 2017-18, from 60% in 2016-17.
08 Aug 2018Ram Nath Kovind
Two killed, 30 injured in stampede at Karunanidhi's funeral
Two people were killed and around 40 injured in a stampede at Rajaji Hall in Chennai this morning, where DMK chief M Karunanidhi's body was kept for the public to pay homage.
08 Aug 2018Delhi High Court
Initiated steps to ban e-cigarettes: Delhi govt to HC
Delhi government has informed the Delhi HC that it has initiated steps to completely ban the production, sale, and supply of e-cigarettes.
08 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
MP: Laborer held for raping 30-year-old woman in moving train
A laborer has been arrested for allegedly raping a 30-year-old woman in a moving train in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district.
Govt orders social audit of over 9,000 childcare homes
Women and Child Development Ministry has ordered a social audit of over 9,000 child care institutions across India in two months, an official said today.
SC to constitute panel to look into issues in jails
The Supreme Court today said it would constitute a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look into problems in jails, including overcrowding, and suggest measures to deal with it.
08 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
2.74L pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine till date
As many as 2.74 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas till date this year, an official said.
08 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
'Can I call you 'appa' now?': Stalin's emotional-letter to Karunanidhi
MK Stalin, son of M Karunanidhi and working president of the party, penned an emotional letter to his father after the DMK chief's death.
08 Aug 2018Chennai
Karunanidhi donated Gopalapuram house for hospital on his 86th birthday
Late DMK supremo M Karunanidhi had donated his residence at posh Gopalapuram locality in Chennai in 2010 for setting up a hospital for the poor.
08 Aug 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
Registration for CAT 2018 starts today: All details here
Registration for the Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 begins today on the official website. The deadline is September 19.
Delhi: Seniors sexually abuse nine-year-old, teacher says 'you're cute'
A class IV student, aged all of nine years, was sexually abused by three seniors in a school bus of Delhi's private school, multiple reports said.
08 Aug 2018West Bengal
Chinese film festival in Kolkata; seven Chinese-films to be screened
The Chinese Consulate in Kolkata, in cooperation with Nandan (the culture hub of West Bengal), is set to organize a three-day film festival in the city.
08 Aug 2018Chennai
Madras HC allows burial of Karunanidhi at Marina Beach
The Madras HC has allowed DMK to bury its party chief Karunanidhi at Chennai's Marina Beach, for which the state government had refused permission.
08 Aug 2018Gujarat
In a first, Gujarat woman to deliver baby after uterus-transplant
Meenakshi Valand, a beautician from Bharuch, Gujarat, lost two babies after full pregnancies and had four abortions in nine years of her marriage.