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16 Oct 2018West Bengal
West Bengal: Bus falls into canal, 6 dead, 15 injured
On Tuesday, a bus fell into a canal in Haripal in Hooghly district of West Bengal which left 6 dead and injured 15.
16 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
#WomenInSabarimala: Board may seek more time from SC for order-implementation
With just one day left before the gates of Sabarimala Temple in Kerala would open for devotees, the board which manages the hill shrine may seek more time from the Supreme Court to implement the order that allowed women of all ages to enter the place of worship.
#MeToo: Taxi Fabric co-founder Sanket Avlani accused of sexual misconduct
With politicians, actors, media persons, comedians, and a host of other people having been accused of sexual harassment, the #MeToo movement in India seems to be nearing full swing.
UPSC: Weirdest ever questions asked in interviews
The UPSC Civil Services exam is divided into three stages- Prelims, Mains, and the Interview round.
15 Oct 2018Murder
Gurugram: Motive behind shooting judge's kin unclear, constable isn't mentally-unstable
Constable Mahipal Singh, who shot at the wife and son of Additional Sessions Judge in Gurugram on Saturday, is mentally stable and the motive behind his actions is still unclear, HT reports.
Chetan Bhagat shares Ira Trivedi's email after her sexual-harassment charges
Author Chetan Bhagat is upset (and visibly angry) over the slew of sexual harassment allegations leveled against him, especially by writer Ira Trivedi.
15 Oct 2018Odisha
Odisha: Under-construction bridge collapses in Sundargarh, 14 laborers injured
At least 14 laborers were injured when an under-construction bridge collapsed at Bonai in Odisha's Sundargarh district, the police said.
15 Oct 2018Mumbai
Four arrested for assault on TV journalist in Mumbai
Four persons have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a television journalist near his house in South Mumbai, police said today.
Indian Railways bookings: Key rules to know about ticket reservations
Indian Railways allows passengers to book train tickets offline (through reservation counters) and online (via e-ticketing service- IRCTC's portal).
15 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
Maharashtra minister says online liquor sales allowed, backtracks afterwards
On Sunday, a minister from Maharashtra said that the BJP-led government had allowed online liquor sales in the state, but backtracked later and said that only a proposal for online liquor sales had been received.
Former Intel India CFO, Arun V Rao, joins INCX
Arun V Rao, ex-Intel India CFO, has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of InternationalCryptoX PTE Ltd (INCX).
15 Oct 2018Indian Government
Shatrughan Sinha criticizes BJP govt over Rafale deal
Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha criticized the BJP government at the Center over the Rafale deal.
15 Oct 2018Indian Railways
IRCTC launches AI-powered chatbot to improve customer support
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched a chatbot, AskDisha, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) for improving customer services and and bolstering customer engagement.
15 Oct 2018Dubai
Air India wall collision: Foreign media simply can't believe it
An Air India flight's collision with a boundary wall has left foreign media absolutely bewildered.
#MeToo: MJ Akbar filed defamation suit against Priya Ramani
MoS External Ministry MJ Akbar has filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani through his advocates Karanjawala & Co, on Monday, at Delhi's Patiala Court.
#HealthBytes: Top 6 health benefits of Neem
A popular and commonplace herb in the subcontinent, Neem leaves have been in use in India since a long time.
15 Oct 2018Yogi Adityanath
Congress opposes CM Adityanath's plan to rename Allahabad
On Sunday, the Congress voiced strong opposition to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's plans of renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj.
15 Oct 2018Air Pollution
Delhi: NBCC told to stop construction at Pragati Maidan
Seeking to curb Delhi's pollution level, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) yesterday asked the state-run NBCC to "immediately halt" all construction and demolition activities at its project site at Pragati Maidan, officials said.
15 Oct 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Tinsukia killings: Major General, six others sentenced to life imprisonment
Decades after killing some civilians in Assam's Tinsukia district, seven armymen, including a Major General, were sentenced to life imprisonment through a court martial on Saturday.
15 Oct 2018Kerala
Kerala nun case: Rape accused Franco Mulakkal granted bail
Former Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who was accused of raping a nun, has been granted bail by the Kerala High Court on Monday.
15 Oct 2018West Bengal
Kolkata: 'Padmaavat' returns as Durga Puja theme in two pandals
The Chittorgarh Fort as seen in the period film 'Padmaavat' has been recreated by two crowd-pulling Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata.
15 Oct 2018Air India
Air India air hostess falls off plane while closing door
A 53-year-old air hostess was injured today after falling off an Air India aircraft which was getting ready for departure at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.
15 Oct 2018Bihar
Nitish Kumar calls slipper throwing incident a 'publicity stunt'
Breaking his silence over a youth hurling a slipper at him recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday termed the incident "absurd" and "meant for publicity," ruing that there was "no value for good work".
15 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 Indian dinner options that help in weight-loss
Weight loss isn't about shrinking your diet or fasting. In fact, such practices are unhealthy.
15 Oct 2018Education
Simple tips to improve your English writing skills
Whether you want to score better in that English test at school, or pursue writing as a career, or just simply write for your heart's content, English writing comes handy on umpteen occasions.
#CareerBytes: List of NCERT books to study for UPSC exam
Needless to say, UPSC exam preparation demands long-term, thorough and deep understanding of concepts.
India is getting new driving licenses: All details here
India's driving licenses (DLs) and vehicle registration certificates (RCs) are getting an overhaul, including a new, uniform look, and modern security features, starting July next year.
14 Oct 2018Delhi High Court
Gita, Upanishads kept 'devout Muslim' Suhaib Ilyasi 'strong' in jail
Former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi, who was acquitted on charges of murdering his wife this month said while he didn't miss out on his daily namaz in prison, he also faithfully read the Bhagvad Gita and the Upanishads for solace and strength.
14 Oct 2018Telangana
#TelanganaElections: Social media to be monitored for poll code violations
Social media posts of political parties and groups in poll-bound Telangana will come under the Election Commission's scanner to check for any objectionable content under the Model Code of Conduct, state Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar has said.
14 Oct 2018Mukesh Ambani
PM Modi to brainstorm with global CEOs on oil scenario
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow brainstorm with Chief Executives of top global and Indian oil and gas companies on emerging energy scenario, with ripples from the US sanctions on Iran and volatile oil prices threatening growth.
14 Oct 2018Nigeria
#MeToo: Accused of sexual-harassment, MJ Akbar won't resign from Cabinet
MoS External Affairs, MJ Akbar, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by several women, will not resign and has vowed to take legal action against the accusers.
14 Oct 2018Maharashtra
Thane: Four men attack police informer's car near Viviana Mall
A 54-year-old police informer's car was allegedly attacked by four persons in Thane, Maharashtra.
14 Oct 2018Mumbai
Times Now journalist Herman Gomes attacked outside his Mumbai house
In yet another incidence of violence against journalists, a TV journalist in Mumbai was attacked by a bunch of unidentified thugs near his house in south Mumbai in the wee hours of Sunday.
14 Oct 2018Odisha
Ashok Chakra for Odisha cop who sacrificed life fighting Maoists
An Assistant Commandant of the Odisha Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) has been conferred with the Ashok Chakra posthumously for sacrificing his life fighting with Naxals, Home Ministry officials said.
NTCA asks MP govt to correct data related to tigers
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has asked the Madhya Pradesh Government to enter correct data related to tigers in its state on an online platform, according to an RTI document.
14 Oct 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
36-year-old Ganga activist on fast, rushed to AIIMS
Sant Gopaldas, who has been fasting in protest to save river Ganga has been rushed to AIIMS, Rishikesh after fasting for the cause for 110 days.
14 Oct 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: 10 killed, four injured as SUV collides with truck
Ten people were killed and four others injured on Sunday when their SUV collided with a truck in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district.
14 Oct 2018Facebook
#MeToo: Vinod Dua deserves place in hall-of-shame, says accuser
The latest addition in the long and infamous list of sexual predators is Vinod Dua, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a journalist/filmmaker in a long Facebook post.
14 Oct 2018Gujarat
Gujarat: Two minors held for raping teen in orphanage
Two minors have been sent to an observation home for allegedly raping a teen in an orphanage in Gujarat's Kutch district, IE reports.
14 Oct 2018Rajnath Singh
Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra along Indo-Pak border; perform 'Shastra Puja'
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will celebrate Dussehra and perform 'Shastra Puja' in Bikaner along the highly sensitive Indo-Pak border, officials said today.