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12 Dec 2018India
India to increase public-health spending to 2.5% of GDP: Modi
India is set to increase its public health spending to 2.5% of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.
12 Dec 2018Jharkhand
Jamshedpur: Man who paraded woman naked is facing rape charges
A man who was arrested on Friday for parading a tribal woman naked through a village near Jamshedpur will now also be charged with rape.
12 Dec 2018West Bengal
West Bengal government committed to good health of all: Mamata
The West Bengal government is committed to the welfare of its people, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted today.
12 Dec 2018Amarinder Singh
Former Army Chief JJ Singh resigns from Akali Dal
Former Army Chief Gen JJ Singh today resigned from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) citing personal reasons.
12 Dec 2018India
#CareerBytes: Dos and don'ts of UPSC CSE exam preparation
The Indian Civil Services are a dream for lakhs and many spend years preparing to crack the UPSC Civil Services Examination.
12 Dec 2018Gujarat
Gujarat: Woman kidnaps newborn baby to force boyfriend into marriage
A woman in Gujarat, who had abducted a newborn from a hospital in Jamnagar, confessed that she did so to pressurize her boyfriend to marry her. She wanted to convince him that the child was his.
11 Dec 2018Indian Railways
Railways gives Prayagraj station beautiful makeover ahead of 'Kumbh Mela'
Indian Railways has always strived to give a memorable experience to passengers.
SC dismisses PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
The Supreme Court today refused to recall its order by which it had imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on a lawyer for filing a PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, raising allegations relating to the capital reserve of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
11 Dec 2018West Bengal
WB Class-10 board paper packets to be opened before students
In a departure from the norm, the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) today announced that question paper packets will henceforth be opened in front of Class 10 candidates, shortly before the commencement of the examination.
11 Dec 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Shaktikanta Das becomes the new RBI governor
On Tuesday, Shaktikanta Das was made the Governor of Reserve Bank of India after Urjit Patel resigned on Monday. He will join office immediately.
11 Dec 2018Kolkata
IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin
In a terrifying incident, thick smoke spread inside the cabin of a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight causing it to make an emergency landing.
SC: Media, law enforcement can't identify rape/sexual assault victims
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court barred media organizations and law enforcement agencies from disclosing the identities of victims of rape and sexual assault, even if the victims are dead.
Soon, Aadhaar details will be optional for bank accounts, SIM-cards
On the first day of the Winter Session of the Parliament, the Modi government has decided to make Aadhaar details optional for those applying for new mobile connections and those opening new bank accounts.
11 Dec 2018Piyush Goyal
Leaders pay tribute to poet Bharathi on his birth anniversary
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy led the Union Territory in paying tributes to nationalist poet Subramania Bharathi on his 136th birth-anniversary today.
11 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Kashmir: 3 policemen shot dead by terrorists in Shopian district
Three policemen, guarding a minority pocket in Shopian district, south Kashmir, were allegedly shot dead by terrorists, officials said today.
11 Dec 2018Mukesh Ambani
Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal to have a Rs. 700 crore wedding
Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal's wedding ceremonies are adding legitimacy to the phrase 'big fat Indian wedding'.
11 Dec 2018Zomato
Zomato delivery man seen eating ordered food, company issues statement
For those who live alone and don't like to cook, food delivery apps like Zomato have been their savior.
11 Dec 2018Kerala
Veteran Congress leader, former Kerala Minister CN Balakrishnan passes away
Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Minister C N Balakrishnan died at a private hospital in Kochi late night yesterday.
#CBSE2019: 5 YouTube Channels to follow for Class 12 Physics
For many students preparing for CBSE Class 12 board exams, Physics is one of the most difficult subjects. The syllabus is vast and intimidating, which makes Physics one of the most-dreaded subjects.
11 Dec 2018Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market
Benchmark equity indices opened with heavy losses today, as investors were on edge ahead of the final assembly election results from five states, amid plummeting rupee after RBI Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation.
Eminent economist and columnist Surjit Bhalla resigns from EAC-PM
Eminent economist and columnist Surjit Bhalla today said that he had resigned as a part-time member of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on December 1.
Woman wakes up from coma, accuses husband, in-laws of murder
Domestic violence is a concerning issue in India and cases of violence against women keep emerging almost regularly.
Delta, India's first homegrown dating-app for LGBTQ community is here
India, the country with its archaic laws has never made a welcoming environment for individuals belonging to the LGBTQ community.
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in 6-months
India has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000km, from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast today.
Barrack 12: All about the jail which will house Mallya
Fugitive Vijay Mallya will be extradited from the UK to India, ruled a London court delivering its verdict after a year-long trial.
10 Dec 2018Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Urjit Patel resigns as Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Reserve Bank of India Governor, Urjit Patel, has stepped down from the position with immediate effect amid rift with the government on various issues.
Mumbai to Goa, Nagpur to get 50 winter special trains
Central Railway (CR) will run 50 winter special trains from Mumbai to Karmali, Nagpur, Ajni, and Thivim between December 17 and January 8 next year to clear passenger rush.
10 Dec 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
#AgustaWestlandScam: Alleged middleman Christian Michel sent to 5-days police custody
Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in AgustaWestland scam, was sent to five-day police custody by a Delhi court on Monday.
10 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
#CaughtOnCam: Girls in UP-school thrash eve-teaser with sticks inside campus
Upset with the inaction of school authorities despite repeated complaints about an eve-teaser, girls of Dharma Singh Girls Inter College in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh took matter in their hands.
SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out
An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event.
10 Dec 2018United Nations (UN)
Hundreds gather at Parliament street to celebrate Human Rights Day
Hundreds of people from across the country, including prominent activists like Medha Patkar and Shabnam Hashmi, gathered at Parliament Street in central Delhi to celebrate the International Human Rights Day (HRD) today.
#CBSE2019: 5 useful apps for Class 10 Science preparation
CBSE board exam preparation can be a stressful time for many Class 10 students, but they need not worry if they study hard and prepare properly.
10 Dec 2018Narendra Modi
Upset with treatment, Assam tea body slams 'chaiwala' PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refers to himself as chaiwala, has been slammed by the largest tea body of Assam for not being considerate enough towards tea workers.
Bhopal farmer names newly-born twin cows 'BJP' and 'Congress'
India's two biggest national political parties, BJP and Congress have been at loggerheads for decades.
10 Dec 2018Books
More engaging stories needed to draw attention of children: Bond
Master storyteller Ruskin Bond has said that more engaging stories are needed to draw the undivided attention of children from page one itself.
Visiting Taj's main mausoleum? Shell out Rs. 200 more
Those wanting to see the main mausoleum of the Taj Mahal will need to buy an additional ticket of Rs. 200 from today.
10 Dec 2018Narendra Modi
UK-court's verdict on Mallya's extradition today: All you should know
Westminster Magistrates' Court in London will deliver its judgment on extradition of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Monday and a CBI team has left from India for the same.
10 Dec 2018Canada
Following Choksi's footsteps? Wealthy Indians are rushing for new passports
There has been a growing interest among wealthy Indians to buy citizenship of other countries, ever since Mehul Choksi obtained a citizenship for Antigua in November 2017, TOI reports.
09 Dec 2018Flipkart
History created: 195 companies offer 888 jobs at IIT-Madras placements
IIT-Madras has created history by receiving its highest-ever number of job offers during placements.
09 Dec 2018South Korea
After Japan, India starts Visa-on-arrival for South Korean nationals
India has started granting visa on arrival to South Korean nationals, a move that is expected to boost inflow of tourists and business visitors, officials said today.