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Indian Railways announces Diwali, Chhath Puja special trains: Details here
With Diwali and Chhath Puja just a couple of weeks away, the Indian Railways has announced special trains on certain routes, especially in Bihar and Jharkhand.
17 Oct 2018Education
Set up intellectual property centres, innovation labs: UGC tells universities
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities and higher education institutions to set up 'Intellectual Property Centers' and 'Innovation Labs'.
17 Oct 2018Thane
Maharashtra: ATM card skimming gang busted, two arrested in Thane
The Thane Police claimed to have busted an ATM card skimming racket by arresting two Mumbai-based persons on Wednesday.
#CareerBytes: Tips for engineering students to crack campus placement interviews
In any engineering student's life in India, Campus placement is one of the most important phases- in-fact, it's a career-determining stage.
17 Oct 2018Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Boy accidentally kills himself as pistol goes-off; uncle held
A 12-year-boy accidentally shot himself while handling a country-made pistol in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.
17 Oct 2018Mumbai
PNB Fraud: ED attaches Rs. 218.46cr-worth assets of Choksi, others
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday seized assets worth over Rs. 218 crore in the nearly Rs. 13,000 crore loan fraud case probe, officials said.
India's first railway-station inside tunnel to come up in HP
For the first time in India, a railway station will be built inside a tunnel at a height of 3,000m, on the strategic Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line close to the Sino-India border.
17 Oct 2018Punjab
Police seek details of students from other states in Punjab
Police have sought information, including Aadhaar number and contact details of students from other states studying in educational institutions in Punjab.
17 Oct 2018Haryana
Self-styled godman Rampal, 13 followers get life-imprisonment in murder case
A Haryana court sentenced self-styled godman Rampal and his 13 followers to life imprisonment in the second case of murder against them on Wednesday.
17 Oct 2018Madhya Pradesh
Three children buried alive while digging soil in Madhya Pradesh
Three children were buried alive in the Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh when a portion of the land they were digging caved in on Wednesday morning, police said.
Kashmiri students defer decision to leave AMU en masse
Kashmiri students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have deferred their decision to surrender their degrees and leave the campus today following revocation of the suspension order of two students by AMU.
Sabarimala opening: Temple doors opened amid attacks on journalists
Following the controversial Supreme Court verdict, the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple opened its gates to devotees on Wednesday at 5pm.
#SabarimalaRow: Wrong to go against SC verdict, says Subramanian Swamy
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy endorsed women's entry into Kerala's Sabarimala Temple, attacking those opposing the Supreme Court's verdict on the issue.
17 Oct 2018Smartphones
Man orders mobile phone from online site, gets brick instead
A man in Aurangabad, Maharashtra has filed a complaint against a leading online retailer for allegedly sending him a piece of brick instead of a mobile handset that he ordered.
17 Oct 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
Helmets might become optional for Sikh women in Chandigarh
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) advised the Chandigarh administration to make helmets optional for all Sikh women riding two-wheelers or sitting pillion, a practice followed in New Delhi.
17 Oct 2018Noida
11-year-old boy flees home, father approaches police fearing he's kidnapped
Scolded by his family members, a Class 6 student left home for a few hours in Noida, prompting his parents to approach the police fearing a kidnap and the "ransom" amount being Rs. 5 lakh, officials said Tuesday.
17 Oct 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi-govt fined Rs. 50cr for inaction against steel pickling units
The National Green Tribunal yesterday fined Delhi government Rs. 50cr for not taking action against steel pickling units in residential areas as they fall under the prohibited list of industrial activity.
17 Oct 2018Lok Sabha
#DelhiHotelBrawl: Ashish Pandey comes from a family with criminal history
After Ashish Pandey grabbed headlines on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a five-star hotel in Delhi, it's been found that he's weapon enthusiast, and hails from a family of politicians who have dozens of serious criminal cases against them.
17 Oct 2018Madhya Pradesh
Two held for attempting to sell drugs worth Rs. 100cr
Two persons were arrested in Delhi for allegedly attempting to supply drugs worth more than Rs. 100 crore in the international market, police said yesterday.
17 Oct 2018Bihar
Gujarat: Seven Bihari men attacked for wearing 'lungis'
After the rape of a 14-month-old toddler, allegedly by a Bihari worker, sparked violence against migrants from UP and Bihar in Gujarat, seven Bihari men were attacked in Vadodara allegedly for wearing 'lungis'.
Sabarimala temple to be opened today; police clash with protesters
With the Sabarimala temple set to open its doors to devotees for the first time since the Supreme Court verdict allowing women's entry, Kerala is in a tense situation.
17 Oct 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Notorious serial rapist, murderer, accused in 20 cases, nailed
Almost a decade after he raped and murdered two girls, a notorious serial rapist in Mumbai who is accused in at least 20 cases has been been conclusively identified, thanks to forensic tests.
17 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Five simple hacks to help manage hair loss
Excessive hair loss can get really frustrating, and given growing pollution levels, sedentary lifestyles, and faster ageing, the risk of excessive hair fall or even baldness is at an all-time high.
Tips to boost your memory for 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.
16 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
Goa: Congress's Chellakumar says Vishwajit Rane wanted to split BJP
Congress's A Chellakumar has claimed that Goa BJP Minister Vishwajit Rane wanted to split the ruling saffron party in the state and join the main opposition party after the Lok Sabha polls due next year.
16 Oct 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Maoists blow up railway tracks, train movement hit
Suspected Maoists blew up railway tracks in Giridih district of Jharkhand, paralyzing train movement for over five hours, a railway official said.
16 Oct 2018West Bengal
WB govt extends food security to 8.5cr people: Mamata Banerjee
The West Bengal government has ensured food security to more than 8.5cr people of the state under 'Khadya Sathi' scheme, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today.
#HealthBytes: Tips for a happy, healthy sex life
A happy and healthy sex life is crucial to a couple's overall mental, physical and emotional well-being.
How to score 99 percentile in CAT exam
The prestigious CAT exam will take place on November 25, 2018.
Nandita Das' father Padma Bhushan Jatin Das accused of sexual-harassment
With its ascend in India, #MeToo has exposed what life is for women in the country, and now another renowned personality has found his name in the wall of shame.
UPSC is hiring for various ministries: Apply before November 1
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently released a notification with respect to recruitment for various posts in a number of ministries- Ministry of Defense, Health and Family Welfare, and Ministry of Labor.
16 Oct 2018Indian Railways
IRCTC online ticket cancellation rules before and after chart preparation
Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of online cancellation of e-tickets via its website and mobile app.
#CareerBytes: Toppers' advice to crack the CA exams
One of the most sought after courses in India is the Chartered Accountancy (CA) course, by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
16 Oct 2018Delhi Police
Delhi: This gang commits walk-in frauds using OTP; beware
The Delhi police have busted a member of a gang that walks in to banks and steals money from customers by impersonating account holders and committing OTP fraud.
16 Oct 2018Kolkata
#MeToo: Another journalist accuses Akbar of sexual-harassment, amid his denials
Journalist Tushita Patel is the latest addition in the long list of women who have accused MoS External Affairs Ministry, MJ Akbar of sexual harassment, just as the former editor has rubbished the allegations.
16 Oct 2018Gujarat
Woman 'haunted by spirits' kills her children in suicide attempt
In a bizarre and tragic incident, a woman in Gujarat ended up killing four out of her five children in a failed suicide attempt.
16 Oct 2018Bahujan Samaj Party
Delhi: Ex-BSP lawmaker's son pulls out gun at five-star hotel
Reacting angrily after a spat, the son of an ex-BSP lawmaker pulled out a gun at the entrance of a five-star hotel in south Delhi and threatened guests at the hotel, according to a widely-circulated video of the incident.
16 Oct 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Top 5 food-items to get rid of belly fat
The most stubborn of all fats is the fat that accumulates on your tummy.
16 Oct 2018Yogi Adityanath
Allahabad renamed to Prayagraj as UP Cabinet clears proposal
A couple of days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced his plans to rename the historic city of Allahabad to Prayagraj, the UP Cabinet, on Tuesday, cleared the renaming proposal.
16 Oct 2018Hardeep Singh Puri
Delhi Metro construction to be halted for the first time
Since 1998, construction of Delhi Metro has been taking place in some or the other part of the city, and for the first time brakes would be applied on the mammoth project.