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02 Dec 2018Shimla
Tourists to enjoy Railways' first hop-on-hop-off service on Kalka-Shimla route
A train journey in the hilly areas makes the moments memorable. The new service by Indian Railways will give another level of excitement to tourists visiting Shimla.
02 Dec 2018Odisha
Jailed for 'hurting sentiments', journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra admitted to hospital
Defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, who was arrested by Odisha police in October, was moved to Capital Hospital in state capital Bhubaneshwar, a report claimed.
02 Dec 2018Kerala
#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response
With the Kerala government planning to make a 600km 'women wall' comprised of a 'million' women to reiterate its stand on the Sabarimala issue, a four-man team handpicked by BJP chief Amit Shah will arrive in Kerala today to plan the saffron party's response.
02 Dec 2018India
#IndianRailways: This new rule helps waitlisted passengers get confirmed tickets
In a huge relief for passengers, the Indian Railways is rolling out a new rule from January next year in order to increase the number of confirmed tickets by using advanced technology.
01 Dec 2018Jawaharlal Nehru University
Now, JNU students, teachers need 'approval' before leaving country
A new rule rolled out by administration of Jawahar Lal University (JNU) underlines that students and faculty members will have to take 'prior approval' before leaving the country, even if they are on a vacation.
01 Dec 2018Assam
#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express
As many as 11 people have reportedly been injured in an explosion inside one of the coaches of the Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Assam's Udalguri.
01 Dec 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: 5 ways to deal with premature ejaculation, without medication
A common sexual dysfunction among men, premature ejaculation (or early ejaculation) affects nearly 30% of them, irrespective of age or ethnicity.
Boost for armed forces: Defense ministry approves Rs.3,000cr for BrahMos
On Saturday, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved the procurement of military equipment worth Rs. 3,000cr, reported news agency PTI.
01 Dec 2018Madras High Court
HC issues notice to Railway Employees Cooperative Credit Society's head
A petition was filed in the Madras High Court seeking the removal of Railway Unionist N Kanniah, alleging he was "illegally" occupying the post of chairman of Railway Employees Cooperative Credit Society (ECCS)Ltd for the past 20 years.
01 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
Hope Rajya Sabha passes anti-trafficking bill: Maneka Gandhi
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today expressed hope that the proposed anti-trafficking bill would be passed by the Rajya Sabha in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
01 Dec 2018Andhra Pradesh
Where are the toppers of CAT (IIM) 2011-15 now?
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after B-schools that provide quality management eduCATion in the country.
01 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
Humanity dies: Man rapes his three-year-old daughter, arrested now
On Friday, Gurugram Police arrested a man accused of raping his three-year-old daughter.
#CareerBytes: Paper pattern, different stages of UPSC Civil Services Exam
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams and its preparation process is a demanding task.
01 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference Chairman Farooq put under house arrest
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house arrest today as a precautionary measure and his outfit's one-day session was foiled, a police official said.
01 Dec 2018Nagaland
North-east not dumping ground for illegal immigrants: NSF
The Naga Students' Federation (NSF), the apex students' body in Nagaland, has demanded the withdrawal of controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, saying the north-east cannot be a "dumping ground" for illegal immigrants.
01 Dec 2018Assam
Assam: Software engineer joins ULFA(I), urges others to do same
A software engineer from Assam has joined the banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) and released a video on social media to announce the same.
You can fly drones from today: All details here
It had earlier been reported that individuals and companies would be legally allowed to fly drones in Indian airspace starting December 1, as per the Ministry of Civil Aviation's Drone Regulations 1.0.
01 Dec 2018Prakash Javadekar
Moving beyond learning: In patents' race, IITs, IISc lead
In the race for patents in 2018, four centrally funded universities are leading. The four institutes which have performed exceptionally well this year are IITs in Bombay, Delhi and Madras, and IISc in Bengaluru.
IRCTC: Know chances/probability of waitlisted train ticket getting confirmed
Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched a new service, under which the passengers can check the probability of their waitlisted ticket getting confirmed, while booking tickets online on the new IRCTC website or app.
01 Dec 2018Mumbai
Tyeb Mehta's painting 'Durga' fetches Rs. 20cr at Sotheby's auction
Indian painter, sculptor, film maker and Padma Bhushan recipient Tyeb Mehta's painting Durga Mahisasura Mardini was sold for $2.9 million (Rs. 20.49 crore) at Boundless India, Sotheby's inaugural auction in Mumbai yesterday evening.
30 Nov 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Delhi traffic-police creates green corridors to help 2 critically-ill patients
The Delhi Traffic Police provided special 'green corridors' to shift two critically-ill elderly patients to hospitals from the airport, police said yesterday.
#HealthBytes: Top 6 home-remedies to get rid of oily skin
Everyone desires a flawless, supple and beautiful-looking skin.
30 Nov 2018Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: In Sukma, Naxals use effigies to mislead security forces
In Chattisgarh's Sukma, the Naxals are employing new tricks to escape operation by security personnel and are tying effigies to trees for the same.
Delhi-restaurant serves dish named 'Sunny Leone Chaap'
In India, small eateries and restaurant owners often ignore the concept of intellectual property or copyright law.
30 Nov 2018Pakistan News
Turn secular, stop being Islamic-state: Indian Army chief to Pakistan
Venturing into uncharted waters, Army chief General Bipin Rawat today said Pakistan should turn into a secular state from an Islamic nation.
30 Nov 2018Yogi Adityanath
NCST Official claimed that Lord Hanuman was tribal
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) chairperson Nand Kumar Sai has claimed that Hanuman was a tribal, just days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the Lord Rama's ardent devotee was a Dalit.
30 Nov 2018Jammu And Kashmir
PDP, People's Conference spar over Center's decision to extend rail-link
Mainstream politicians in Kashmir have welcomed the Center's decision to extend the Banihal-Baramulla railway link in the valley to the frontier district of Kupwara, but the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the People's Conference jostled on the social media seeking credit for the decision.
30 Nov 2018South Korea
Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?
Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.
30 Nov 2018Karnataka
Kumaraswamy requests Goa to lift ban on import of fish
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, in a letter to his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar, has asked that the ban on import of fish into Goa be lifted.
30 Nov 2018Tamil Nadu
Madras HC stays defamation case proceedings against DMK chief Stalin
The Madras High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against DMK president M K Stalin over certain remarks made by him against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami in September.
30 Nov 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: 22-year-old woman 'marries' minor, arrested on sexual assault charges
A 22-year-old woman was arrested early this month in Mumbai on charges of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor boy, who she said was her 'husband'.
#CoalScam: Delhi court convicts five, including ex-coal secretary HC Gupta
A Delhi court today held ex-coal secretary H C Gupta guilty of corruption and criminal conspiracy in a coal scam case relating to allotment of coal blocks in West Bengal.
30 Nov 2018Elon Musk
Decoding the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias
This is what defines Intellectual mafias: Too much discussion (they call it discourse), selective biases, echo chambers, and Pakistan apologists (not all of them).
30 Nov 2018Narendra Modi
You can now meet PM Modi by donating Rs. 5
In a bid to raise funds for the upcoming elections, the BJP has asked for donations ranging from anything between Rs. 5 and Rs. 1,000.
30 Nov 2018Robert Vadra
Robert Vadra summoned by ED in land deal case
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday summoned Robert Vadra in a land deal case.
#AgrarianCrisis: Over one lakh farmers march on the Parliament
After over one lakh farmers from all over India poured into Delhi on Thursday to pressurize the government into taking cognizance of the agrarian crisis, the farmers have now started marching towards the Parliament to demand a special session for addressing farmers' distress.
30 Nov 2018Bihar
Tej Pratap hasn't changed his mind, wants divorce from wife
Reports that former Bihar minister Tej Pratap Yadav has changed his mind about divorce with wife Aishwarya Rai were quashed on Thursday when Lalu Prasad Yadav's son told a family court that he wanted separation.
30 Nov 2018Kerala
Kerala government issues alert before Nipah virus season
An alert about the possible outbreak of Nipah virus has been sounded by the Kerala government to all District Medical Officers (DMOs) in the state.
29 Nov 2018India
#CareerBytes: Best start-up internship offers for engineers in Bengaluru
Interning at big-name companies is a dream for many, but taking internships at start-ups may be an even better idea as one can gain a lot, including better practical experience and exposure.
30 Nov 2018Indian Railways
IRCTC bookings: Tips to get a confirmed Tatkal ticket
For facilitating last-minute passenger reservations, IRCTC offers online Tatkal ticket booking service.