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03 Sep 2018

India

#HealthBytes: 5 Yoga asanas for good posture

Bad posture doesn't only make you look under-confident and unattractive, it can also lead to pains and aches in the lower back, shoulders, and neck. It may also affect your natural breathing.

03 Sep 2018

Maneka Gandhi

Now, mentioning father's name not mandatory in PAN application

In an empowering move, the government is set to make mentioning father's name not-mandatory when applying for a new PAN card.

03 Sep 2018

Kolkata

Kolkata: Plastic-bags contained medical waste, not 'decomposed' babies as rumored

An investigation has found that the alleged bodies of newborn babies, found in plastic bags, was actually medical waste.

03 Sep 2018

IndiGo

IndiGo's festive offer: 10L seats for sale starting Rs. 999

Budget carrier IndiGo today said it has put on sale 10L promotional seats for all-inclusive fares starting Rs. 999 for a one-way journey across its flight network, under a limited period offer.

03 Sep 2018

Bihar

Bihar: Youth asked to lick spittle, suspecting he stole mobile-phone

One person was arrested for allegedly assaulting a youth and making him lick spittle in Bihar's Nalanda district, suspecting that he had stolen a mobile phone, police said yesterday.

03 Sep 2018

India

IIT Bombay Study: Most Indian salts contain plastic particles

In a first-of-its-kind study in India, researchers from IIT Bombay have found that most table salts available in India are likely to contain microplastics from polluted sea water.

03 Sep 2018

Karnataka

This Karnataka government school has just one student

Even as the Karnataka government plans to shut schools with low strength, there is an Urdu-medium school, some 65kms from Mysuru, running with just one student and two teachers.

03 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Stones hurled at MP CM Chouhan's vehicle in Sidhi: Police

Miscreants threw stones on the vehicle carrying Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is touring the state ahead of Assembly polls, in Churhat area near Sidhi district, a police official said.

03 Sep 2018

Kerala

Kerala: Mr India-winning Navy officer arrested for raping woman

The Kottayam (Kerala) police arrested a 38-year-old Navy officer for allegedly raping a woman, police said on Sunday.

03 Sep 2018

Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Worm in biryani costs IKEA fine and Twitterati's ire

Almost a month after serpentine queues dotted its Hyderabad store, IKEA has been slammed after a customer found a worm in the vegetable biryani served to him.

03 Sep 2018

Health & Wellness

#KnowTheDisease: Everything you need to know about HIV and AIDS

In this series, today we shall discuss about HIV and AIDS.

02 Sep 2018

Haryana

Case against Vadra, Hooda will be 'thoroughly' investigated: Haryana CM

The case registered against Congress leader Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for alleged irregularities in land deals will be thoroughly investigated, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Sunday.

02 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man held for raping 16-year-old girl

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

02 Sep 2018

India

Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

A BJP training guidebook, which is meant to orient its workers and office-bearers to its ideology and views on key issues, says that Maoists in India enjoy "regular support from Pakistan and China", making them a big threat to country's internal security.

#UnnaoRapeCase: Forensic report of dead witness found no poison

The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report of Yunus, a witness in Unnao rape case who died recently, has ruled out poisoning as the cause of his death.

02 Sep 2018

Vadodara

Private carrier Jet Airways starts Vadodara-Indore daily direct flight

Private carrier Jet Airways commenced Sunday its daily direct flight services to Indore from Vadodara in Gujarat.

02 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 16 dead and 12 injured in rain-related incidents

As many as 16 people died and 12 were injured in rain-related incidents across Uttar Pradesh since Saturday, officials said on Sunday, with the meteorological department predicting rainfall throughout the northern state for the next two days.

02 Sep 2018

Odisha

Five die of asphyxiation inside septic tank in Odisha

Five people, including a woman, died of asphyxiation and another fell unconscious after entering an under-construction septic tank at a village in Odisha's Rayagada district.

02 Sep 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after B-schools that provide quality management eduCATion in the country.

02 Sep 2018

Kolkata

Bodies of 14 infants, wrapped in plastic-bags, found in Kolkata

In a shocking incident, bodies of as many as 14 newborns in various stages of decomposition, wrapped in plastic bags, were found at a vacant land in southern Kolkata's Haridebpur area on Sunday.

02 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Atrocities against Dalits haven't increased under Modi govt: Athawale

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today said it was wrong to say that cases of atrocities against Dalits have increased under the Narendra Modi government.

02 Sep 2018

Delhi High Court

Notify rules on pet-shops in 2 weeks: HC to Center

Delhi High Court has granted two weeks time to the Center to notify rules to regulate the running of pet shops and warned that failure to do so could invite strict action against officials concerned.

02 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

RTI applicant in MP asked to pay GST for information

An RTI applicant has been asked to pay the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for getting information from the Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructure Development Board in Bhopal under the transparency law.

02 Sep 2018

Mumbai

Mehul Choksi's properties are money laundering assets: PMLA Authority

A designated PMLA authority has held that 41 properties worth about Rs. 1,210 crore, attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the name of absconding diamond jeweler Mehul Choksi and his associated firms, are money laundering assets.

02 Sep 2018

Pune

GoAir Bengaluru-Pune flight suffers technical glitch; forced to make emergency-landing

A Pune-bound Airbus A320neo plane of GoAir from Bengaluru had to return back on Saturday after it suffered a technical snag.

02 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

#NagalandFloods: Rs. 800cr required for restoration, state needs basic items

Nagaland is finding it difficult to find its feet after floods wreaked havoc on the state. 12 people have lost their lives and lakhs have been displaced.

02 Sep 2018

India

#CareerBytes: Preparing for IAS? Here are 6 online-courses for you

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most premier civil service of the country.

02 Sep 2018

India

#TravelBytes: 5 best flea markets in India to shop at

From walking along humble, overcrowded streets to chit-chatting with the sellers and fellow buyers, eating golgappas on the side to haggling with the vendors, shopping at a flea market is a one-of-its-kind experience.

02 Sep 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Number of transgender voters up by 300 in poll-bound MP

The number of transgender voters has increased by over 300 in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh as compared to the 2013 state elections, an official said.

Delhi: Brazilian tries to smuggle Rs. 3.1cr-worth cocaine, arrested

A Brazilian man has been arrested from IGIAairport in Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country Rs. 3.1cr worth cocaine, which he had swallowed in form of 64 capsules, a statement issued by the Customs Department on Sunday said.

02 Sep 2018

Assam

Assam lynching: Chargesheet against 48 accused filed

On Saturday, Assam police filed a chargesheet against 48 accused in the lynching of businessman Abhijit Nath and musician Nilotpal Das.

02 Sep 2018

Jharkhand

Ludhiana: Police trace kids missing from illegal shelter home

In a major development in the case of 30 kids missing from Packiam Mercy Cross Child Shelter Home in Ludhiana, the Jharkhand police on Saturday traced seven children.

02 Sep 2018

Kolkata

Kolkata: Digital archive of 3,500 Rabindranath Tagore poems launched

A digital archive of 3,500 poems of Rabindranath Tagore was launched in Kolkata in a private initiative with 15 recitations by the poet himself and the rest by 245 elocutionists.

#ElgaarParishad: Chargesheet to be delayed against activists arrested in June

The Pune police, on Saturday, sought 90-days time to file chargesheet against the five activists, arrested on June 6, in connection to the Bhima Koregaon violence.

02 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on loans given during the UPA rule, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked the NDA government to reveal the number of loans given by it which turned into non-performing assets (NPA).

02 Sep 2018

Rainfall

Delhi wakes up to pleasant morning; temperature falls after rains

Delhiites woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning after light rains lashed several parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

02 Sep 2018

Jharkhand

Jamshedpur to soon become India's first cow dung-free city

The Jharkhand government has initiated efforts to make Jamshedpur the "country's first" cow dung-free city, an official said.

02 Sep 2018

Punjab

Punjab: SAD holds statewide protests against Congress, burns RaGa's effigy

The opposition SAD in Punjab held protests on Saturday in all 117 Assembly constituencies of the state against the Congress government's alleged conspiracy to weaken Sikh institutions.

02 Sep 2018

Murder

Woman, fiance kill ex-boyfriend who blackmailed her with nude pictures

A 21-year-old woman, along with her fiance, was arrested in the national capital for killing her ex-boyfriend after he threatened her over leaking her nude pictures.