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29 Aug 2018Telangana
Actor-politician NTR's son Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident
Former Rajya Sabha MP Nandamuri Harikrishna, the son of NT Rama Rao and brother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, died in a road accident in Telangana's Nalgonda district today.
29 Aug 2018Jet Airways
#KeralaFloods: Kochi Airport resumes operations, 15 days after being shut
The Kochi Airport, one of the busiest in the country, will resume operations today at 2 PM, 15 days after it was shut as incessant rains swept Kerala.
#CareerBytes: Tips to help you prepare for IAS
One of the most prestigious Government positions, civil servants enjoy power, respect, and bag decent pay-checks.
1 dead, 25 critical, after hospital staff use same syringe
In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, negligence on part of a government hospital staff has resulted in the death of one person. 25 others are currently critical.
28 Aug 2018HealthBytes
#HealthBytes: 8 natural ways to help you cure migraine pain
Migraines can be unbearably disturbing. Not only do they cause throbbing pain in your head, but may also lead to nausea, and uneasiness.
28 Aug 2018Delhi University
UGC to cut down funds of DU-colleges running without Principals
University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a warning to 21 colleges under the Delhi University, saying their financial grants will be withheld if they do not appoint full-time Principals.
6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in 6 months: Goyal
Around 6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in the next 6-8 months, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal said today.
28 Aug 2018Rajasthan
To promote entrepreneurship, Rajasthan-govt sends 91 students to Silicon Valley
Rajasthan government has sent 91 students under "Student Startup Exposure Program" to Silicon Valley as part of its efforts to promote entrepreneurship in the state.
Work on human space mission began in 2004: ISRO chief
India's space agency ISRO began work on developing critical technologies to send humans to space way back in 2004 but the project was not on the "priority list", its chief K Sivan said today.
28 Aug 2018Odisha
Odisha: 80-year-old man beaten to death by son over land-dispute
An 80-year-old man was beaten to death allegedly by his son over a land dispute in Odisha's Jajpur district, police said today.
28 Aug 2018Murder
Delhi: Frustrated with financial troubles, man kills daughter, injures others
A 55-year-old man today allegedly killed his daughter and grievously injured other members of his family at Sangam Vihar area in Delhi.
Kerala floods: NASA's before-and-after images reveal scale of devastation
After releasing satellite measurements explaining the role of the Western Ghats in the Kerala floods, NASA has now released imagery that, in vivid detail, shows the devastation suffered by Kerala during the floods.
28 Aug 2018Assam
Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge
Rainwater gushed through the ceiling inside the passenger lounge area of Guwahati airport in Assam following heavy showers yesterday but no flight operations were affected, an airport official said today.
28 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 sources of healthy carbs you should consume
Carbohydrates have earned an unfairly bad reputation, as they're believed to be a major cause for obesity. But this is only partly true- not all carbs are fat-causing.
#KeralaFloods: Rahul Gandhi visits relief camp in Chengannur
Days after floods ravaged Kerala, leaving a massive trail of destruction, Congress President Rahul Gandhi today visited relief camps in Chengannur and heard the woes of the people.
This tea-seller from Kerala is winning the Internet!
In the past few days, floods have ruthlessly created havoc in Kerala. But in such trying times what stood out is people's resilience.
28 Aug 2018Rainfall
Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR; waterlogging disrupts traffic in Gurugram
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi-NCR through the night with waterlogging disrupting road traffic movement at many places in the national capital and Gurugram.
28 Aug 2018Pune
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Police detain several with 'Maoist links'
Since Tuesday morning, Pune police have raided the houses of many people with 'Maoist links' and detained several suspects across India.
28 Aug 2018Indian Railways
IRCTC eWallet: How to register, deposit money, and make payments
In a bid to facilitate easier and faster online payments, Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with the 'eWallet' payment option.
27 Aug 2018Gorakhpur
UP: Sub-inspector deployed for CM Yogi's security ends life
A sub-inspector (SI), drawn for UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's security, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his residence in Gorakhpur, UP, apparently over a domestic dispute, the police said today.
28 Aug 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: 17-year-old girl sexually harassed by youth in Muzaffarnagar
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly sexually harassed by a youth, who also tore her clothes when she was going to a shop in Muzaffarnagar, police said today.
28 Aug 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Brother kills sister for being friendly with boys
A 17-year-old boy allegedly killed his 19-year-old sister as he was upset with her for being friendly with boys in their locality in Valiv town in Maharashtra's Palghar, police said today.
You'll legally be able to fly drones from December 1
Starting December 1, individuals and companies will be legally allowed to fly drones in Indian airspace, except for in restricted areas, according to the civil aviation ministry's new Drone Regulations 1.0.
28 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Three held for kidnapping, harassing minor boy in Rajouri
Three persons have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and harassing a boy on suspicion of his involvement in a case of theft in Rajouri district of J&K, the police said today.
28 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#KnowTheDisease: All you need to know about Hepatitis
TeChnically, the word "Hepatitis" means the inflammation of liver caused by a virus/toxin.
#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.
27 Aug 2018Haryana
Haryana: Gurukul students allege sodomy by seniors and staff-members
In a traumatic incident, at least six students of a Gurukul in Haryana's Rohtak have alleged their seniors and staff members sodomized and threatened them for months.
#CareerBytes: 7 tips to help you crack JEE 2019
The dates for JEE Mains exam 2019 have been announced.
Loco-pilots stop train to let herd of elephants pass by
Two locomotive pilots Amar Nath Bhagat and Pawan Kumar stopped the train in northern West Bengal for a noble gesture- they allowed a herd of elephants to pass by.
27 Aug 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Law and order in UP, best in 15 years: Adityanath
The law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is the best the state has seen in the last 15 years, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed today.
27 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
Tripura govt memorandum on avoiding jeans, cargos triggers criticism
A Tripura state government memorandum advising bureaucrats to avoid casual attires such as denim wears while being on official duty triggered criticism from the opposition parties in the state, who termed it as "feudal".
27 Aug 2018Delhi Police
#PANbreached: Delhi man owns 13 companies; Just that, he doesn't!
A 27-year-old got the shock of his life when he found out that he is a director of 13 companies and had made transactions worth over Rs. 20cr.
27 Aug 2018Karnataka
Court discharges K'taka CM Kumaraswamy in land de-notification case
A special Lokayukta court acquitted Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today in a case of alleged illegal de-notification of a government land in 2007 when he headed the JD(S)-BJP coalition government.
27 Aug 2018Ministry of Women and Child Development
WCD launches a toll-free helpline to address nutrition queries
A toll-free helpline was launched today to address queries associated with nutrition and malnutrition, a major area of concern in the country, a Women and Child Development official said.
On Gandhi Jayanti, Railways' coaches to bear Swachch Bharat logo
To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, all the coaches of the Indian Railways will display the logo of the government's pet project 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' and the national flag.
27 Aug 2018Andhra Pradesh
Andhra: 'Sarpa Shanti Yagna' being organized to curb snake-related incidents
Officials have found a peculiar solution to rising number of snake bite incidents in Avanigadda mandal of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh- a 'sarpa shanti yagna.'
27 Aug 2018Kerala
Indian Navy rescued nearly 17,000 Keralites from floods
The Indian Navy rescued nearly 17,000 people caught in gushing waters in flood-ravaged Kerala, a Defense spokesperson said today.
27 Aug 2018Odisha
#AsianGames2018: Silver-medalist Dutee Chand awarded Rs. 1.5cr by Odisha govt
Odisha government today announced a cash award of Rs. 1.5cr for sprinter Dutee Chand, a day after she clinched silver at women's 100m dash at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia.
27 Aug 2018Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Senior policeman, home guards fight over unauthorized car parking
A scuffle broke out between a senior police officer and home guards over unauthorized parking of a vehicle by the former in Rajasthan's Alwar district.
27 Aug 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 10 effective tips and tricks to lose belly fat
The most stubborn of all fats is the fat that accumulates on your tummy.