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09 Sep 2018Kerala
Kerala: 54-year-old nun's body found floating in a convent's well
The body of a 54-year-old nun was found on Sunday in a well in the Mount Tabor Convent at Pathanapuram town in Kollam district of Kerala.
09 Sep 2018Nashik
Nashik: Gold smuggled from UAE seized in train, 3 held
Gold worth over Rs. 23 lakh, smuggled in from UAE and being transported in a train, was seized at Igatpuri railway station near Nashik in Maharashtra on Saturday and three persons were arrested in this connection.
09 Sep 2018India
#HealthBytes: 5 breathing techniques to help reduce stress
It's no rocket science to figure out that modern lifestyles, diet habits, and work patterns don't go hand in hand with your health- more so, not with your mental peace.
09 Sep 2018West Bengal
Chain snatchers attack Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman's mother
Two men on a motorbike snatched a chain from the neck of Asian Games gold medalist heptathlete Swapna Barman's mother who was pillion riding a two-wheeler in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.
09 Sep 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 16-year-old girl missing for 4 months rescued, abductor arrested
A 16-year-old girl, who went missing from Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district about four months ago, was rescued from Nagrota town of Jammu district and her abductor was arrested.
09 Sep 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Kerala: 55-year-old nun found dead inside a convent well
In a grisly incident, a 55-year-old nun was found dead inside the well of a convent in Kerala.
09 Sep 2018IndusInd Bank
Class-7 dropout's company cheats 20 lakh people of Rs. 1,200cr
On Saturday, following a tip-off, the Cyberabad police in Hyderabad busted a major, Rs. 1,200cr marketing money circulation fraud, that cheated a whopping 20 lakh people.
09 Sep 2018Dalit
20-year-old beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh by unidentified persons
A 20-year-old Dalit youth was beaten to death by unidentified persons at Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.
09 Sep 2018Surat
This is how Surat is fighting menace of stray cattle
To curb the menace of stray cattle, mostly cows, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has developed a system of ear-tagging such animals and linking it with the cattle owners' Aadhaar numbers.
09 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
TN: Lok Adalats settle over 70,000 cases on single day
National Lok Adalats held in Tamil Nadu disposed of over 40,000 pending and more than 30,000 pre-litigation cases on Saturday.
09 Sep 2018Tamil Nadu
All colleges will have anti-ragging committees: TN Governor
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday chaired the ninth state-level monitoring committee meet to eradicate ragging in educational institutions and advised further strengthening of the mechanism.
09 Sep 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Bride's 'WhatsApp addiction' leads to marriage cancelation at last-minute
In a bizarre incident, a marriage was called off on the wedding day in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district because the bride spent too much time on WhatsApp.
09 Sep 2018India
Top 5 events happening in Bangalore today
Sunday is one such day that brings with it mixed feelings. Of course, it has a vibe of laziness, but it also marks the end of the weekend, implying that another hectic week is right on the cards.
08 Sep 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Tips to help prevent erectile dysfunction (ED)
In the simplest of terms, erectile dysfunction (ED), also called male impotence, is a medical condition in which a man is unable to develop and maintain firm penile erection, required for sexual activity.
08 Sep 2018Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh STF arrests gang of highway dacoits in Noida
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) Saturday claimed to have busted a gang of dacoits involved in several highway robberies.
Govt-run airports to have separate food counters with affordable snacks
Tea and snacks would be available at the MRP at some counters in government-run airports in India, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) said.
08 Sep 2018Odisha
Odisha: School headmaster sexually abuses Class 5 girl in Balasore
A minor girl student of a primary school at Nilgiri area in Balasore district of Odisha was allegedly sexually abused by her headmaster, police said today.
08 Sep 2018State Bank of India (SBI)
TN: ED raids 9 places in Rs. 90cr bank fraud
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday conducted searches at nine locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with an alleged Rs. 90 crore bank loan fraud money laundering case, officials said.
08 Sep 2018Tamil Nadu
TN: College student climbs atop train, touches live wire, dies
A college student died of electrocution today after he climbed atop a train in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and touched the electric wire above it, police said.
08 Sep 2018Maneka Gandhi
WCD Ministry invites nominations for National Children Awards 2018
The Women and Child Development Ministry has invited nominations for this year's National Children Awards given to children with outstanding achievements in the fields of innovation, scholastic achievements, sports, arts and culture, social service, and bravery.
08 Sep 2018Kerala
Kerala: Catholic organizations protest against delay in nun rape case
Members of catholic organizations protested in Kochi today against the delay in the arrest of Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of rape by a nun.
08 Sep 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 19 children rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Kathua
At least 19 children, including eight girls, have been rescued from an unregistered orphanage in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district during a raid.
Want confirmed train ticket? This Indian Railways' scheme can help
The Indian Railways offers 'Vikalp' scheme for waitlisted passengers to get confirmed berth in an alternate train, running within 72 hours of the scheduled departure of the original train.
United Nations to issue special Diwali stamp next month
The United Nations is set to celebrate Diwali in a unique way. Its postal agency will release special stamps next month featuring festive lights and diyas.
08 Sep 2018Karnataka
Karnataka's first: Man sentenced for 2 years in cyber-crime case
A 38-year-old engineer-turned-lawyer has been sentenced to two years imprisonment and slapped Rs. 25,000 fine, for morphing nude photographs of a woman friend and e-mailing the same to her and others.
08 Sep 2018Bihar
Vaishno Devi pilgrim from Bihar dies in J&K's Katra
A 61-year-old pilgrim from Bihar died on Saturday after falling unconscious at a hotel in Katra, the base camp for Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
08 Sep 2018Washington DC
IIT Kharagpur delegation visiting US to hire researchers
As part of the international outreach program, an IIT Kharagpur delegation is visiting the US to meet researchers looking for a career in the best higher education and R&D institution in India.
08 Sep 2018Tamil Nadu
Three killed in explosion at cracker unit in TN
Three persons were killed and two others injured in an explosion at a fireworks unit in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu on Saturday, police said.
08 Sep 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Tamil Nadu: Yogendra Yadav detained, claims he was manhandled
Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Swaraj Abhiyan chief, Yogendra Yadav was detained in Tamil Nadu today. He was to join the farmers' protest against the eight-lane Salem-Chennai Expressway.
08 Sep 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Army personnel shoots himself with service rifle in Samba
An Army personnel allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.
08 Sep 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 Yoga asanas that can help you quit smoking
One of the worst addictions humankind suffers from, smoking is awfully bad for your mental and physical well-being. It can lead to life-threatening respiratory issues, cause strokes, and even dreadful cancers.
Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC
The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalized gay sex, has traced the history of the 158-year-old provision in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.
Government ends rumors: Bengaluru remains host for Aero India
Putting a stop to all speculations and suspense, the Union Government announced today that Aero India, Asia's largest military aviation exhibition, will be held in Bengaluru this time as well.
UPSC exam: Annual timeline of the Civil Services (IAS) exam
The Indian Civil Services exam, commonly referred to as the IAS exam, is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) each year.
08 Sep 2018Jaipur
Jaipur: Woman accuses husband of rape, forced conversion; case registered
Jaipur police registered a case on the basis of a complaint filed by a 24-year-old woman alleging her husband of rape and forced conversion.
Hindu society will progress only if it comes together: Bhagwat
On Friday, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat called for the Hindu society to be united.
08 Sep 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: HDFC Vice President goes missing, car found abandoned
A Vice President of HDFC Bank has reportedly gone missing under mysterious circumstances from his office in Kamala Mills, Mumbai.
Will serve only vegetarian food on October 2: Indian Railways
Do you love non-vegetarian food and are traveling by Indian Railways on October 2? If yes, then you might consider to cancel or reschedule your plan.
Long live Bengali-Bihari unity: WB CM Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said around two lakh Biharis were left out of the complete draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC), touted to be proof of Assamese identity.
07 Sep 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: What is the withdrawal or pull-out method of contraception?
In use since ancient times (when man-made contraceptives had not been invented yet), the withdrawal or pull-out method is an easy and convenient way of birth control, that is free from any hormonal or medical side effects.