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12 Aug 2018Bihar
Morning prayer now mandatory for students, staff in Bihar schools
The Bihar government has made it mandatory for students and staff of schools run by it to hold morning prayers in which state songs will be crooned using loudspeakers to instill discipline and punctuality among them.
12 Aug 2018West Bengal
These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week
The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.
12 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Cop killed, 3 security personnel injured in terrorist encounter
A policeman has been killed and three security forces personnel injured during an early morning encounter with militants in Batmaloo in J&K's Srinagar.
12 Aug 2018India
#PolicyExplainer: Get upto Rs. 60,000/year post-retirement with Atal Pension Yojana
India is a "young" country with youth accounting for over 50% of the population. But once this young population starts aging, India may face a critical challenge because of an "unpensioned society" as over 90% of Indians aren't covered under any pension scheme.
12 Aug 2018Dubai
#TravelBytes: 5 countries you can visit, instead of buying iPhoneX
However nice the iPhone X looks, there's long list of things one can buy in the amount it ends up sucking out of your pockets.
12 Aug 2018Monsoon
Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya
With intermittent rains hitting parts of the country for the past two months, the risk of mosquitoes thriving increases with each passing day.
11 Aug 2018Kerala
Jinsha Basheer: The woman biker fighting for social causes
This Kerala woman rides a Royal Enfield. So what, women have been bike riding since ages, you'd argue?
11 Aug 2018Karnataka
Karnataka: 261 lower-primary schools have no students, but 229 teachers
In June, Karnataka Government had decided to merge those government schools with zero to poor enrolment with the ones that are high-performing.
Goa: UP man arrested for bid to kidnap 6-year-old girl
A man from Uttar Pradesh was arrested today for allegedly trying to kidnap a six-year-old girl in Vasco town, around 40km from Panaji.
11 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Tips to using a condom correctly
Talking of contraceptives, condoms are handy, easily storable, widely available, and above all, effective (most of them are!)
11 Aug 2018West Bengal
Kolkata: Israel opens visa application center for WB, Northeastern tourists
To encourage more Indian travelers to visit Israel, the latter has opened a visa application center in Kolkata for tourists from West Bengal and the Northeastern states, sources in the Israel embassy said.
11 Aug 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
October gift: Noida-Greater Noida Metro link to become operational
In a development that's set to being relief to a lot of metro commuters, the 30km Noida-Greater Noida metro line will become operational from October, said officials.
#CareerBytes: Top 5 best affordable MBA schools in India
Cracking the gruelling management entrance exams like CAT is one thing, but being able to pay the unbelievably high fee is another.
11 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
RaGa not given proper security during Chennai visit: TN Congress
Congress president Rahul Gandhi was not provided proper security when he was in Chennai to pay his last respects to DMK leader M Karunanidhi, the Tamil Nadu Congress unit alleged today demanding action against police officers responsible for the lapse.
11 Aug 2018Facebook
Man held for creating fake Facebook-profile of Patanjali's Acharya Balkrishna
A man, who allegedly created a fake Facebook account of Acharya Balkrishna of the Patanjali Group and engaged in vulgar conversations with the people, has been arrested in Noida today.
11 Aug 2018Pune
Pune: Man exploded crude bomb outside girlfriend's home after breakup
A 20-year-old man, along with his friend, was arrested for allegedly exploding a crude bomb outside the house of a teenage girl with whom the accused claimed to be in a relationship earlier.
CIDCO announces lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in Navi Mumbai
The City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO), a state planning agency, today announced a lottery for 14,838 affordable apartments in the Navi Mumbai area.
11 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: 11-year-old girl raped by her uncle; accused arrested
A minor girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in MP's Sidhi district when her mother had gone to visit a temple.
11 Aug 2018Gujarat
Gujarat: One killed, four injured as building collapses in Vadodara
A man was killed and four members of his family, including a six-month-old baby, were injured after a two-story building collapsed in Chokhandi locality in Vadodara in Gujarat in the wee hours today, police said.
11 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Got call from Imran inviting me for swearing-in ceremony: Sidhu
Pakistan's Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan called up cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu to extend an invitation to his oath-taking ceremony, the Punjab Minister said in a statement today.
11 Aug 2018Bihar
Man tries to sell wife, but gets a surprise buyer!
His wife was beautiful, and invited glares, which infuriated him.
UP: 13-year-old girl of govt residential school raped in Bahraich
A 13-year-old girl of a state-run residential school in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly raped by a youth, police said today.
11 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 best anti-aging food items for women
Natural aging makes our bodies go through a number of changes. It affects digestion, reduces immunity, lowers blood circulation, and also threatens hair and skin health.
11 Aug 2018Himachal Pradesh
Himachal: On-duty cops can't carry over Rs. 200. Here's why
In a bid to curb corruption, the police chief of Himachal Pradesh's Una district has issued a unique diktat barring on-duty cops manning checkpoints to keep more than Rs. 200 with them.
11 Aug 2018Jaipur
RaGa arrives in Jaipur, to hold road-show, meeting with leaders
Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived in Jaipur today on a one-day visit to launch the party's election campaign for the upcoming assembly polls in Rajasthan.
11 Aug 2018Assam
Assam: Case against BJP-minister for alleged rape, he cries conspiracy
A case was registered against Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain for allegedly raping and threatening a 24-year-old married woman in Assam's Nagaon district.
11 Aug 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Naxals kill man on suspicion of being police informer
A 35-year-old man was killed by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, after accusing him of being a police informer.
IITs have built 'Brand India' globally, says PM Narendra Modi
PM Narendra Modi said today that IITs have built "Brand India" globally and their success has helped India become one of the world's largest pools of technical manpower.
11 Aug 2018Mumbai
Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?
Some of the so-called celebrities and known personalities, who earn in crores, have shown stinginess in not paying fines for breaking traffic rules.
11 Aug 2018Education
No university set-up Mahatma Gandhi chair despite UGC nod: MHRD
No university in the country has established Mahatma Gandhi chair despite a nod from the University Grants Commission, HRD Ministry said.
#HealthBytes: Top 5 health benefits of black tea
We Indians have obsessively been drinking the various variants of tea since time immemorial.
11 Aug 2018Aadhaar Card
Children in shelter-homes get Aadhaar linked to 'Track Child' portal
Aadhaar cards of over 30,000 children living in child care institutions have been linked to "Track Child" portal in a bid to bolster the information base on the number of children under institutional care amid reports of children going missing from shelter homes.
11 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Madras HC reprimands CBSE for not issuing 'no homework' order
The Madras HC yesterday pulled up the CBSE for not issuing a circular to all affiliated schools to implement the court's recent order banning homework for students of Classes I and II.
11 Aug 2018Kerala
#KeralaFloods: Rahul Gandhi urges Congress workers to help affected people
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today expressed concern over the flood situation in Kerala and urged party workers in the rain-battered state to help those in need.
Uttar Pradesh: 14-year-old boy sodomized while returning from Kanwar Yatra
A 14-year-old boy was allegedly sodomized by a dhaba owner at a village in UP's Muzaffarnagar.
Muzaffarnagar: Man beaten to death over suspicion of being thief
A man was lynched in Bijopura village of UP's Muzaffarnagar by a group villagers on the suspicion of being a thief.
11 Aug 2018Yogi Adityanath
UP: Under-construction flyover collapses, many feared trapped; rescue operations underway
On Saturday morning, a lintel of a flyover on National Highway 28 in Uttar Pradesh's Basti collapsed.
11 Aug 2018Delhi Police
To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team
Delhi Police, on Friday, inducted a first-of-its-kind SWAT team comprising all women from the North-eastern States. The team is meant to combat terrorism and secure the National Capital during the Independence Day celebrations.
11 Aug 2018Scheduled Castes
#CareerBytes: Top Central Schemes for scholarships you should know about
The Center awards several scholarships to students pursuing various courses based on merit, community, and family income among other things.
#HealthBytes: Top 5 healthy drinks to help you lose weight
Losing weight healthily and effectively is a long-term, disciplined process.