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27 Aug 2018Chikungunya
Delhi: 146 malaria cases this season, 40% recorded in August
Nearly 60 cases of malaria have been reported in Delhi in August, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 146, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said today.
Bengaluru: Woman alleges Ola-driver masturbated during journey
In yet another traumatic incident, a 22-year-old woman alleged the driver of an Ola cab sexually harassed her on August 23, during her journey from Yelahanka to JP Nagar in Bengaluru.
27 Aug 2018Hyderabad
2007 Hyderabad blasts case judgment to be delivered on Sept-4
A local court in Hyderabad today said the judgment in the 2007 Hyderabad twin-bomb blasts case will be delivered on September 4.
Nearly half of all adults in Assam consume tobacco: Survey
Nearly 50% of all adults in Assam are tobacco users, according to a survey.
SC dismisses plea seeking punishment of 2yrs for electoral offenses
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea that sought a minimum punishment of two years for electoral offenses, including bribery, false statement undue influence by candidates, and political parties.
27 Aug 2018Pakistan News
1981 Air India Flight Hijack: Delhi court acquits two accused
A Delhi court today acquitted two men, Tajinder Pal Singh and Satnam Singh, accused of hijacking a New Delhi-Srinagar Air India flight.
27 Aug 2018Mumbai
CM Manohar Parrikar to return to Goa on August 29
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is currently admitted to a private hospital in Mumbai for a review health check-up, will return to his home state on August 29, his office said today.
This plane runs on bio-fuel made by 500 families
In a first-of-its-kind experiment for India, SpiceJet flew India's first biofuel-powered flight from Dehradun today morning.
27 Aug 2018Gujarat
Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted
A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
Indian Railways: How to avail a duplicate train ticket
In case a passenger ends up losing their ticket or it gets torn or damaged, they can still undertake the journey. The Indian Railways provides the facility of availing duplicate tickets upon submission of a prescribed fees and meeting certain pre-established conditions.
27 Aug 2018Alappuzha
Locals living in company of 'dead' in this Kerala village
As flood waters rose to engulf their homes at Kainakary, a picturesque village in Kerala's Alappuzha district, at least 20 families took refuge in a church cemetery and are living in the company of the dead with their domestic animals.
27 Aug 2018West Bengal
#MomoChallenge: WB govt takes precautionary steps to combat 'suicide game'
Alarmed by the recent reports of two persons allegedly committing suicide in northern West Bengal after receiving invitations to join online killer game "Momo Challenge", the state administration has started taking precautionary steps to combat the threat.
27 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Court finds Major Gogoi, who met woman in Srinagar-hotel, guilty
The court of inquiry has ordered disciplinary action against Major Leetul Gogoi. He was found guilty for fraternizing with a local woman, despite instructions against it.
27 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 health benefits of Kale juice
They say Kale is the 'queen of the greens', and why not!
Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has cited IMF reports to highlight how the Narendra Modi-led government through a series of reforms has transformed the "weak economy" it inherited from UPA government.
27 Aug 2018Gujarat
Ahmedabad: Four-storey building collapses, 5 feared trapped, 6 injured
Around 5-6 people are feared to be trapped after two blocks of a four-storey building collapsed in Ahmedabad's Odhav area on Sunday, reports ANI. 6 were injured.
26 Aug 2018Mumbai
Now, an app to rent boyfriends and 'cure' depression
A new app called Rent A Boy|Friend was launched in Mumbai and Pune on Friday with a motive to fight depression.
26 Aug 2018Delhi Development Authority
NGT directs CPCB to inquire about 51,837 industries in Delhi
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to constitute a committee to inquire about the status of 51,837 industries in the Delhi which are running in residential areas without requisite approvals.
Amarnath Yatra concludes, over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offer prayers
The annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in the south Kashmir Himalayas concluded today with over 2.85 lakh pilgrims offering prayers at the naturally-formed ice-Shivlingam.
26 Aug 2018Karnataka
Kerala floods occurred due to cow-slaughtering in open: BJP MLA
Known for making controversial remarks, BJP MLA from Karnataka's Vijayapura, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, kicked-up a fresh row by saying the Kerala floods occurred because of slaughtering of cows in the open.
26 Aug 2018Odisha
Odisha: BSF recruitment facilitation centers opened in remote, Maoist-hit areas
The Border Security Force has opened at least 18 facilitation centers at several places in Odisha's four Maoist-hit districts for helping locals get recruitment in Central Armed Para-military Forces (CAPF).
26 Aug 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Curfew relaxed for 2 hours in violence-hit Malpura town
Curfew was relaxed today for two hours in violence-hit Malpura town of Rajasthan's Tonk district, where a clash had erupted involving members of a minority community and Kanwar Yatra pilgrims, police said.
26 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai
The ashes of former Prime Minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in the Bay of Bengal today, in the presence of top leaders of the BJP's Tamil Nadu unit.
26 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Man caught roaming suspiciously outside PCR in Srinagar; detained
The Jammu & Kashmir Police today briefly detained a man after he was caught on CCTV camera roaming in a suspicious manner outside the highly-fortified Police Control Room (PCR) premises in Srinagar.
26 Aug 2018South Korea
#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games
Interestingly, there are several academies coming up around Seoul, which teach professional gaming to children.
#CareerBytes: Top 5 coaching centers in Delhi for IAS preparation
One of the most prestigious Government positions, civil servants enjoy power, respect, and bag decent pay-checks.
26 Aug 2018Odisha
Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal with the Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar forecasting more showers for the next 48 hours.
26 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010
Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in J&K with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the al-Qaeda.
26 Aug 2018Google
IIT Kharagpur Professors remember their 'shy, intelligent' student, Sundar Pichai
Google's CEO Sundar Pichai was shy, intelligent and had big handwriting, his Professors at IIT Kharagpur recalled.
SC: Second marriage valid even if plea-against-divorce is pending
While interpreting the Hindu Marriage Act, the Supreme Court clarified that a person's second marriage will be considered valid even if a plea against a divorce is pending.
Uttar Pradesh: Police busts sex racket in Mathura; three held
Police today claimed to have busted a sex racket in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh with the arrest of three persons and said they were trying to identify other members of the gang.
26 Aug 2018IIT-Delhi
IIT-Delhi students are coaching engineering aspirants, details here
In a bid to help engineering aspirants from low income families, some IIT-Delhi students are providing free coaching to students who cannot afford to spend fortunes on established coaching centers.
These quake-hit women in Maharashtra are setting new entrepreneurship goals
Women in Maharashtra's Latur and Osmanabad districts, which were hit by an earthquake 25 years ago, refused to be defeated by the catastrophe and took it as challenge to restore their houses and in turn became entrepreneurs.
26 Aug 2018Haryana
Man bites 14-year-old girl's face while trying to rape her
In a barbaric incident, a 55-year-old man from Haryana's Rohtak district bit a 14-year-old girl's face multiple times while allegedly trying to rape her.
26 Aug 2018Kerala
Kerala floods: The man behind the UAE aid controversy
The past few days have seen considerable debate over the acceptance of a supposed Rs. 700cr aid package from UAE.
26 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
PM to launch FAME India II for electric vehicle adoption
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch in New Delhi the second phase of the FAME India scheme offering incentives for mass adoption of electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs. 5,500 crore, on September 7.
UP Chief Secretary meets investors for projects worth Rs. 10,000cr
The implementation of projects worth over Rs. 10,000 crore was agreed upon during a meeting of investors with Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Anup Chandra Pandey, in Noida yesterday, according to an official statement.
26 Aug 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Unnao-rape: Police exhume key witness' body, protesting wife attempts suicide
On Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh police exhumed the body of Yunus Khan, the key witness in the alleged murder of Unnao rape victim's father, amid protest from the family.
UP: Gurudwara watchman hits girl selling rakhis; communal clash begins
A day before Raksha Bandhan, tension prevailed between the Hindu and Sikh communities outside a Gurudwara in UP's Shahjahanpur district.
The inspiring story of the Indian teens who conquered Everest
In May this year, five Indian teenagers from the rural district of Chandrapur etched their name in history by scaling Mount Everest.