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28 Sep 2018India
Rathore welcomes HRD Ministry's decision to reduce syllabus by 50%
Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore welcomed the HRD Ministry's decision to reduce the syllabus in schools by half and making sports mandatory.
28 Sep 2018Bihar
Bihar: Key witness in BJP-leader Visheshwar Ojha murder case, killed
A prime witness in the 2016 murder of BJP leader Visheshwar Ojha was allegedly killed today in Bhojpur district, Bihar by unidentified miscreants.
Activist who led Shani Shingnapur stir hails SC Sabarimala verdict
Activist Trupti Desai, who led an agitation earlier to allow women to enter the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra, hailed today's Supreme Court's order on Kerala's Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala.
28 Sep 2018Mumbai
After 377 struck down, ex-TISS student alleges he was raped
A former student of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, has filed a complaint with the institute's internal complaints committee, alleging that he was raped by a visiting speaker.
28 Sep 2018Mathura
Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals including 5 children arrested in Mathura
Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals, including five children, were taken into custody today in a village near Mathura, police said.
28 Sep 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Celebrate Surgical Strike Day tomorrow; Submit photos, videos: J&K government
The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the Education Department to organize activities in public schools from September 28 to 30 to celebrate 'Surgical Strike Day' and submit photos and videos of celebrations by October 1.
28 Sep 2018Narendra Modi
Call drops trouble PM Modi too, he wants technologically-advanced solution
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also fed up of frequent call drops and has directed Telecom Department to find a solution to this menace, TOI reports.
28 Sep 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Man arrested for stabbing, robbing college Principal in train
The Railway Police has arrested a man for allegedly stabbing and robbing a 45-year-old Principal in a train in Shamli district, Uttar Pradesh.
Joseph Shine: The happily-married man who changed Indian adultery laws
When the Supreme Court, in a historic judgment, struck down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code yesterday, it was not on the petition of a legal expert of a gender equality activist.
28 Sep 2018Uttarakhand High Court
Dehradun gang-rape: HC talks about strict implementation of porn-sites ban
Uttarakhand High Court asked the Centre to strictly implement the ban on pornographic websites, taking cognizance of reports that a girl was gang-raped in a Dehradun school by her fellow students after they watched porn clips.
28 Sep 2018Narendra Modi
PM inaugurates Parakram Parv on second anniversary of surgical strikes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated Parakram Parv exhibition at the military station in Jodhpur to mark the second anniversary of the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the LoC.
SC Sabarimala-judgment: Women activists elated but concerned over ground reality
Women activists today hailed the Supreme Court judgment allowing entry of women into Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala but expressed concern over its acceptance at the ground level.
28 Sep 2018Sabarimala Temple
#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said
Dissenting with the majority on Sabarimala verdict, Justice Indu Malhotra opposed the upliftment of ban in Sabarimala Temple in Kerala saying, "Notion of rationality should not be seen in matters of religion".
28 Sep 2018Noida
Noida: 40-year-old man arrested for raping teenage daughter
A 40-year-old man was arrested in Noida yesterday for allegedly raping his teenage daughter for the last three years.
28 Sep 2018Lok Sabha
8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal
On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.
Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends house arrest, no SIT formed
After the Supreme Court, on September 20, reserved its judgement on the case challenging the arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence, the apex court, today, extended the activists' house arrest by another four weeks.
#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, giving a major victory to women's rights crusaders.
28 Sep 2018Health & Wellness
#KnowTheDisease: Everything you need to know about cardiovascular diseases
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the types of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels, including coronary heart disease (clogged arteries), which can cause heart attacks, stroke, congenital heart disease, and peripheral artery disease.
28 Sep 2018Crime Branch
Delhi: Thieves are now stealing sperms from IVF centers
While child trafficking is already an abominable menace in the society, information about an even worse operation has come to light.
27 Sep 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Acne in men: Causes and treatment
It is common for men in their teenage years to be suffering from acne breakouts.
#HealthBytes: 5 food items that might be killing your sex-drive
A satisfying sex life results in overall emotional, physical, and mental well-being.
27 Sep 2018Indian Railways
Here's how to change passenger's name in booked IRCTC e-ticket
IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) offers the facility of changing the name of a passenger in a booked e-ticket, by visiting the nearest Railway Reservation Office, at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the concerned train.
27 Sep 2018Indian Army
Haryana to organize state-level function to observe 'Surgical Strike Day'
The Haryana Government will organize a state-level function in Jhajjar district on September 29 to observe "Surgical Strike Day".
British Council to give scholarship to 500 Indian students
British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell Obe, today said the Council would give a scholarship to 500 students from India for an academic exchange program in 44 United Kingdom universities.
Soon, CCD near you will have wireless charging facility
India's famous café chain, Café Coffee Day has started offering wireless charging pads for its customers across India.
27 Sep 2018Madhya Pradesh
#VyapamScam: FIR ordered against Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia
A court in Bhopal has directed police to register an FIR against senior Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath, and Jyotiraditya Scindia, and an RTI activist on charges of "fabricating evidence" in the Vyapam scam case.
27 Sep 2018Noida
Noida: 25-year-old sucked into, killed by bladed machine, shows CCTV
In a freak, tragic accident, a 25-year-old man was sucked into a machine with blades at a plastic factory in Noida, leading to his death.
Answering 5 questions after SC's judgment on Ayodhya linked case
By upholding the 1994 judgment pertaining to praying inside a mosque, the Supreme Court has driven the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir dispute to a crucial state.
27 Sep 2018Travel And Tourism
Five things to consider before your first international trip
Your first foreign trip can be intimidating, but above all, it must be fun and exciting.
27 Sep 2018Pakistan News
New video of 2016 surgical strikes released ahead of anniversary
With just two days remaining for the anniversary of the Indian Army's surgical strikes against terrorist launchpads in Pakistan, a second video has been released showing never-before-seen footage of the major Army operation.
27 Sep 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Woman strangles infant daughter after quarrel with husband, arrested
A woman was arrested today for allegedly killing her one-year-old daughter after a quarrel with her husband in Thane district of Maharashtra.
27 Sep 2018Madhya Pradesh
Rahul Gandhi begins two-day MP trip offering prayers at temple
Congress President Rahul Gandhi began a two-day visit to poll-bound Madhya Pradesh today with prayers at the famous Kamta Nath temple in Satna district's Chitrakoot.
27 Sep 2018Mumbai
Maharashtra: Serial rapist, accused in 13 cases, arrested
A man wanted in connection with 13 cases of rape and molestation of minor girls in Mumbai and neighboring areas of Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar district was arrested yesterday.
Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops
According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.
27 Sep 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Even Lord Ram won't get elected without spending money: Goa-leader
Former Goa RSS Chief Subhash Velingkar claimed even Lord Ram would have to spend money to get elected in the current political situation.
#AyodhyaVerdict: Case not to be referred to larger-bench, rules SC
Giving a verdict which will have a direct impact on the decades-old dispute of Ram Mandir and Babri Masjid, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the case related to mosque being integral for praying in Islam will not be referred to a larger bench.
27 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
#AdulteryVerdict: On women, marriage, and sexual-freedom, SC makes progressive statements
Taking a progressive stand on adultery law, the Supreme Court on Thursday declared the Section 497 of the IPC as unconstitutional.
27 Sep 2018Indian Air Force
Indian Air Force Vice Chief shoots himself in thigh accidentally
The Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Marshal SB Deo, is understood to have accidentally shot himself in his thigh, sources said yesterday.
27 Sep 2018Mental Health
PMS+Depression: Here's what PMS does to my depression
Last week, I had my period. Normal, right? Well, not normal.
27 Sep 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Residential school director held for raping 5 students
At least five students, some of them minor, were allegedly raped and three others molested by the director of a residential school for tribals in Sangli district, Maharashtra.