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14 Aug 2018Indian Railways
1,400 male passengers arrested for traveling in ladies coaches: Railways
Nearly 1,400 male passengers were arrested by the Railway Police Force (RPF) this year for traveling in ladies compartments across Northern Railway (NR), Indian Railways said today.
14 Aug 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Police busts four illegal telephone exchanges in Thane
Four illegal telephone exchanges being operated from different apartments have been busted in Thane, Maharashtra and four people were arrested in this connection yesterday, a police official said today.
Delhi: Student's finger chopped-off in school, nurse attempts cover-up
In a shocking incident, a class VI student's finger was chopped off at his school in Delhi, and the nurse in the institution tried to cover it up.
14 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
Honor killing: Man poisons daughter to death in UP
In a suspected case of honor killing, a 15-year-old girl was poisoned to death allegedly by her father in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, police said today.
14 Aug 2018Mahatma Gandhi
Irony much! Don Arun Gawli, murder convict, tops Gandhian-thought exam
Keeping in sync with his Gandhi topi, underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli has now become an expert of Gandhian philosophy by topping an exam on the same.
14 Aug 2018Karnataka
Kerala, Karnataka, among others to receive heavy-rainfall in next 48-hours
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that states including Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (ghat areas primarily), Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh will receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.
14 Aug 2018Books
A book on Warren Buffett's investing style
Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the 20th century's most profitable, trendsetting companies and a new book seeks to uncover the key insights of his investments by journeying through his career that began in the late 1950s.
14 Aug 2018Kerala
Incessant rains, landslides continue to create havoc in Kerala
Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter at relief camps.
Draw Google's Doodle and get Rs. 5L scholarship: Here's how
Does making doodles excite you? Are you blown away by art and creativity? But most importantly, are you a student of Class 1 to 10?
14 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 health benefits of dark chocolate
We've all had a love-hate relationship with chocolates. Their heavenly taste is to die for, but then, they also end up making us fat.
Now, JNU student Shehla Rashid alleges she received death threat
A day after JNU student leader Umar Khalid was shot at, student activist Shehla Rashid Shora filed an FIR with the Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar against mafia don Ravi Poojary for allegedly threatening her.
14 Aug 2018Patna
Another Muzaffarpur? Two deaths in Patna shelter-home raise suspicion
Weeks after the Muzaffarpur shelter sex scandal shook the entire nation, deaths of two women in another shelter-home of Patna have raised suspicion.
14 Aug 2018Sexual Harassment
Noida: 43 colleagues allegedly sexually-harassed engineer, sent obscene pictures
In a shocking incident, a female engineer working at an IT firm in Noida has alleged 43 of her colleagues sexually harassed her since November 2017.
14 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
JNU student Umar Khalid's alleged attacker caught on CCTV
The man, who attacked JNU student Umar Khalid on Monday, was captured on CCTV footage.
14 Aug 2018Supreme Court Of India
Uttarakhand: High Court is now the legal guardian of cows
On Monday, the Uttarakhand High Court made itself the legal guardian of cows in the state by evoking the 'parens patriae' doctrine, which means it takes care of those who can't take care of themselves.
#PolicyExplainer: This govt scheme provides quality medicines at low cost
Healthcare is one of India's biggest industries yet over 60% of people in the country lack access to modern healthcare, with the unavailability of affordable medicines being a major contributor.
#CareerBytes: Top 5 mass communication colleges for post-graduation
The ever-evolving and dynamic media industry requires learned and skilled individuals to improve mass communication methods, and keep the society well informed.
13 Aug 2018Muslims
UP Shia Waqf Board asks madrassas to celebrate Independence Day
Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board has asked all madrassas functioning from its properties to celebrate the Independence Day by chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' after the hoisting of the national flag.
Stuck in a boring job? This show offers travel scholarship
A new reality show, "The Calling" by TLC is offering a year's worth of paid travel to those who are stuck in a boring job.
13 Aug 2018Red Fort
#TravelBytes: 5 unique restaurants in Delhi you must try
There are two things that Delhi has no dearth of - first being people, and the second, is the number of places to eat at.
SBI bags the title of 'India's most patriotic brand': Survey
India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) is considered to be the country's most patriotic brand, according to a survey.
Indians may live 4yrs longer if country meets WHO standards
Indians would live for about four years longer on an average if the country meets the WHO's air quality standards, according to a new study.
13 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Man bites off wife's nose, arrested
A man bit off a part of his wife's nose, suspecting her of having illicit relations with other men, police said.
See the partition of India through eyes of 12-year-old girl
What could have India's partition meant to a 12-year-old girl who had a Hindu father and Muslim mother?
#HealthBytes: 5 natural home remedies to treat malaria
A deadly mosquito-borne disease characterized by fever, sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue, malaria claims thousands of lives annually in India alone.
13 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Frenchman murdered by 'gay lover' in Tamil Nadu
The half-burnt body of a French tourist, wrapped in a gunny bag, was found in an irrigation channel in Avikkottai village of Thanjavur, TN police said today.
13 Aug 2018Delhi Police
Kejriwal, Sisodia charged with 'criminal conspiracy' in chief secretary 'assault'
The Delhi Police has charged CM Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia with criminal conspiracy in the alleged chief secretary assault case.
13 Aug 2018Paris
Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled
The SC has accepted a proposal by the road transport and highways ministry to color-label vehicles depending on the fuel they use.
13 Aug 2018Delhi Government
Delhi-govt doesn't want students to fly kites for right reasons
The Delhi government has directed all schools in Delhi to discourage students from flying kites due to the danger it possesses.
13 Aug 2018Delhi Police
CS assault case: Kejriwal, Sisodia among 13 AAP MLAs charge-sheeted
The Delhi Police today filed its charge sheet before a court in Delhi in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February in which Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Deputy Manish Sisodia were named as accused.
CBSE joins hands with Microsoft for preventing question paper leaks
After facing embarrassment and criticism following the leak of Class 10 and 12 exam papers earlier this year, the CBSE, in a bid to prevent such instances in the future, has partnered with tech giant Microsoft.
All you need to know about IRCTC's 'Ramayana Yatra'
In a tweet dated August 8, the IRCTC i.e. the tourism wing of the Indian Railways, announced the launch of the 'Ramayana Yatra' travel package.
Pune, most livable city in India: Ease of Living Index
Pune has been ranked first in the Ease of Living Index launched by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today, with Navi Mumbai ranking second, and Delhi languishing at 65.
ISRO plans to launch its TV channel for Indian kids
In a bid to promote a scientific mindset and temper among young Indians, ISRO is set to launch its own TV channel.
#DidYouKnow: Japan has a town named after Goddess Lakshmi!
No matter how political ties are between India and Japan, the two countries are surely connected by religion.
13 Aug 2018Murder
Ghaziabad: Class-6 boy murdered by 'friends' who wanted his wristwatch
In a horrifying incident, a 12-year-old boy in Ghaziabad was allegedly brutally murdered by three of his friends over a wristwatch.
13 Aug 2018Independence Day
This special Delhi Metro train will spread patriotism. Here's how
Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Delhi Metro has come up with a unique design for a train to spread the message of patriotism.
13 Aug 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
Delhi: JNU student Umar Khalid shot at in high-security zone
An unidentified gunman opened fire at JNU student leader Umar Khalid today, reports claim. Khalid is safe.
13 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: French tourist found murdered, one arrested
A 50-year-old French tourist was found murdered in Avikkottai village in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, police said today.
13 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Two smugglers arrested, 38 animals rescued
Two smugglers were arrested and 38 animals were rescued in four separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.