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#HealthBytes: 5 common myths about sex, debunked!
Sex- a natural, biological aspect of human existence, should ideally be a healthy part of a person's life.
12 Nov 2018Exams
#CBSE2019: All about Class 10 English paper, marking scheme
The CBSE board exams are scheduled to be held in the months of February and March, and many have already started preparing for the exams.
12 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
You can't dismiss petitions in haste, Attorney General tells CJI
Attorney General KK Venugopal, on Monday, told Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that it wasn't appropriate for the bench to dismiss petitions without a proper hearing, Live Law reports.
12 Nov 2018Meghalaya
2-year-wait! Meghalaya's largest apparel manufacturing unit finally becomes operational
Meghalaya's largest apparel manufacturing unit near Ampati has started production, after remaining idle for nearly two years.
12 Nov 2018Rahul Gandhi
RaGa meets Twitter-CEO to discuss ways to tackle fake news
Amid the alarming rise of fake news on social media, Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today, where the website co-founder apparently explained to him the steps being taken to tackle fake news.
#CareerBytes: 6 common mistakes CAT aspirants must avoid
The Common Admission Test (CAT), one of the most competitive exams, is a computer-based test through which candidates are admitted to the prestigious IIMs and other top B-schools in the country.
Indian Railways: Booking and cancellation rules for Suvidha Trains
Introduced by the Railways Ministry in 2015, in order to replace Premium trains and provide confirmed accommodation to the passengers, Suvidha Trains are special trains that run on the routes that have high demand, and for which, the passengers are willing to pay extra amount for a confirmed ticket.
#MeToo: India Today's Gaurav Sawant accused of sexual harassment
In the #MeToo movement, whose presence in Indian demographic gave voices to victims of harassment, India Today's star reporter Gaurav Sawant has been accused of sexual misconduct.
#ChhattisgarhElections: For real life 'Newtons', this is a revolution
Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' which showed the plight of Maoist hit areas through the lens of a poll officer went on to be India's official entry in Oscars in 2017.
12 Nov 2018Dalit
Muzaffarnagar: 25 Dalits convert to Buddhism alleging discrimination
Twenty-five Dalits converted to Buddhism in Shamli district (Muzaffarnagar) in a ceremony performed by Bodh Bhikshu Bhante Pergyashil.
12 Nov 2018Bengaluru
Ananth Kumar's last rites to be performed tomorrow: BJP
The last rites of Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away in Bengaluru today, would be performed tomorrow afternoon, Karnataka BJP said.
SC: Up to Parliament to make rape laws gender neutral
On Monday, the Supreme Court observed that rape laws in India should indeed be gender neutral, but that it would not interfere in the matter.
12 Nov 2018Delhi High Court
AI pilot, who failed alcohol-test twice, grounded for 3 years
On Monday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended the flying license of Air India pilot Capt. Arvind Kathpalia, who failed the BA (Breath Analyzer Test) on Sunday, for three years.
#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday
In compliance with an earlier Supreme Court order, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has submitted its report of inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma to the apex court.
12 Nov 2018Delhi High Court
Organizers will be held responsible in celebratory firing mishap: Delhi-HC
As the wedding season is about to start, the Delhi HC has ruled that organizers of events like weddings, where celebratory firing takes place, would also be held responsible for any mishap.
12 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Supreme Court rejects early hearing in Ayodhya dispute
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected petitions for early hearing in Ayodhya dispute. The petition was filed by Hindu Mahasabha, and Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi rejected the plea.
12 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
Gaganyaan: ISRO plans 10 experiments in space ahead of mission
While ISRO was already working towards the realization of the ambitious Gaganyaan mission to send Indian astronauts to space, the space agency has now drawn up a list of experiments to be conducted ahead of the mission.
#CareerBytes: Common mistakes UPSC aspirants make that should be avoided
Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for the UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is one of the toughest exams, but only a few hundreds of them get selected.
11 Nov 2018Mumbai
Rs. 65,000cr set aside for Mumbai suburban rail revamp: Goyal
Up to Rs. 65,000 crore has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said today.
RSS can offer credible alternative to transform India: BJP MP
Propaganda against the RSS has penetrated from top to bottom and scholarly narration can remove the ambiguities in history about the organization, which can offer a credible alternative to transform India, claims BJP-MP Rakesh Sinha.
11 Nov 2018Odisha
Under-trial prisoner killed by murder convict in Odisha jail hospital
An under-trial prisoner was killed after a murder convict allegedly hit him with a brick in Balasore district jail hospital in Odisha today, jail officials said.
11 Nov 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Chidambaram asks what's government's 'tearing hurry' to 'fix' RBI capital-framework
Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked the Center what was its "tearing hurry" to "fix" the capital framework of Reserve Bank of India when the ruling dispensation had just four months to complete the term.
11 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
Ram-temple issue should be resolved at earliest: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today pitched for a resolution of the contentious Ram temple issue at the earliest.
11 Nov 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Trying to lose-weight? Don't fall prey to these myths
Trying to lose weight and getting into shape is always a good idea.
One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study
Almost one-third of all married women in India have experienced spousal violence, says a study which calls gender-based violence as one of the most serious concerns in the country.
11 Nov 2018Manipur
Manipur CM talks about state becoming an ideal tourist destination
Manipur is trying to firmly position itself on the tourism map of the country, riding on the picturesque beauty of its lush-green valleys and forested hills, along with the annual Sangai Festival which showcases the state's rich tradition to the world.
11 Nov 2018Himachal Pradesh
Himachal: Snow, rainfall predicted in state; Kullu on high alert
Snow and rain may occur at some places in Himachal Pradesh from November 11-14, the Meteorological Department said.
PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I and said the country reiterates its commitment towards world peace so that the trail of death and destruction caused by wars doesn't occur.
11 Nov 2018Air Pollution
Delhi's air quality remains severe due to unfavourable weather conditions
Delhi's air quality remained in the "severe" category today owing to unfavorable weather conditions and a significant increase in contribution from stubble burning, authorities said.
All you need to know about IRCTC Loyalty scheme
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), in collaboration with the State Bank of India (SBI) and Union Bank (UBI), operates the Loyalty scheme.
11 Nov 2018Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh: Family burned to death as house catches fire
Four members of a family, including two children, were charred to death in a fire in their isolated residence at a village near Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati today, said police.
RERA: Center to hold workshop with home-buyers, banks on November-15
For effective implementation of the Real Estate Act, the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry will hold a day-long workshop for home-buyers, bank representatives, builders and other stakeholders from northern states on November 15.
11 Nov 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with STF ahead of polls
A Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today morning, a day ahead of polling in the region for the state Assembly polls.
11 Nov 2018Tripura
Tripura CM Deb asks students to be employers, not employees
Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb yesterday appealed to the students of the National Institute of Technology, Agartala to take up entrepreneurship to develop Tripura as a "model state".
11 Nov 2018Uttarakhand
BJP leader alleges film 'Kedarnath' promoting love jihad, demands ban
A senior BJP leader yesterday demanded a ban on 'Kedarnath', an upcoming film set against the backdrop of a catastrophic deluge that hit the Himalayan shrine in 2013, alleging that it hurts the sentiments of Hindus and promotes love jihad.
11 Nov 2018Road Accidents
Delhi: Drunk woman-driver, headed to club, rams SUV, kills one
In yet another incident of rash driving, a 22-year-old drunk woman rammed into an SUV on Friday night in Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area, killing one.
#CareerBytes: Tips to prepare for Bank PO exams
The post of a Probationary Officer (PO) is one of the most coveted jobs in the banking sector as it offers job security and a good pay package.
10 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
550 women have registered for Sabarimala darshan ahead of reopening
The Sabarimala temple is slated to open its doors to devotees next week for the two-month-long 'mandalam-makaravilakku' pilgrimage season.
10 Nov 2018Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Delhi airport: Mistaken hijack alert sends airport into frenzy
Passengers and security officials at the Delhi airport went into a frenzy after the pilot of a Kandahar-bound flight mistakenly pressed the 'hijack' button prior to take-off.
10 Nov 2018Ram (Random Access Memory)
Not Ram temple, install Buddha's statue in Ayodhya: BJP MP
Amid growing demands for a Ram temple, Savitribai Phule, the BJP MP from Bahraich (UP), has called for installing a statue of Lord Buddha at the disputed site in Ayodhya.