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27 Dec 2018Kochi
Kochi: Two Navy personnel killed in hangar door collapse
In a tragic incident, two Indian Navy sailors were killed on Thursday when the heavy door of a helicopter hangar fell on them at the Southern Naval Command's base in Kochi.
27 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
#TripleTalaqBill: AIADMK-MP asks why are Muslim men being singled out
While opposing the Triple Talaq bill in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, AIADMK MP A. Anwhar Raajhaa said the bill was barbaric towards Muslim men and asked why were they being singled out.
27 Dec 2018India
#CBSE2019: 5 ways parents can help students prepare for boards
CBSE recently released the datesheet for 2018-19 board exams; Class 10 exams will be held between 21 February-29 March, and Class 12, between 15 February-3 April.
27 Dec 2018Indian Railways
Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains
To eliminate human errors and improve the safety of trains, the Central Railways has developed an AI-powered robot that can take pictures and record videos of the undergears of trains to help engineers identify faults.
27 Dec 2018India
Assam: This village craves for rat-meat more than chicken, pork
A weekly rural market in Assam's Baksa district exclusively sells rat meat as the finished rat, cooked as a spicy gravy dish or nicely browned, is considered a Sunday delicacy.
27 Dec 2018All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Delhi: AIIMS doctor commits suicide after fight with wife
In a tragic incident, a doctor who worked at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was found dead after he jumped from the balcony of his fourth floor apartment in Delhi's Gautam Nagar.
27 Dec 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
#UnnaoRapeCase: FIR filed against survivor, family members on forgery allegations
In a major twist in the Unnao rape case, an FIR has been registered against the survivor, her mother, and uncle on directions of a local court.
27 Dec 2018Noida
Noida: Five gangsters arrested after shootout with police
Five notorious gangsters, carrying cash rewards on their arrests, were held in Noida after a gun-fight with police yesterday night, officials said.
27 Dec 2018Meghalaya
Meghalaya: Trapped for two weeks, 15 miners feared dead
After nearly two weeks of search operations to find 15 miners trapped inside a 'rat hole' coal mine in Meghalaya, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now fearing the worst.
27 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know
The tweaked Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in the Lok Sabha today and the discussion is expected to be a heated one, since the Opposition has serious reservations about it. Notably, Modi-led NDA has asked all its MPs to be present in the Parliament.
26 Dec 2018Kerala
Woman undergoes sex-change operation for girlfriend, gets rejected after surgery
Love hurts. And, sometimes it does brutally!
26 Dec 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
Rocket launcher, bombs recovered from ISIS' new India cell
After carrying out multiple simultaneous raids across Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on Wednesday, managed to foil a major terror attack that was being planned by a new ISIS-linked group.
26 Dec 2018Mumbai
Good news for railway passengers, pod-hotel coming up near Mumbai-Central
In a bid to provide passengers the best lodging comfort, Indian Railways-owned IRCTC is planning to build a pod hotel near Mumbai Central station.
26 Dec 2018Narendra Modi
Stop posing, help trapped Meghalaya coal miners: Rahul urges Modi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today made a fervent appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save 15 people trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, alleging that the government "refuses to organize high pressure pumps for the rescue."
26 Dec 2018Bank Strike
Bankers on nation-wide strike again, second in a week
Operations at branches of public sector banks across the country were impacted today due to a strike by unions against the proposed merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda (BoB).
26 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Leh shivers at -17.1 Celsius
The cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified today as the mercury stayed several degree below the freezing point, resulting in frozen water bodies and water supply lines in several residential areas.
26 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
Golfer Jyoti Randhawa, Chitrangada's ex-husband, arrested for poaching in UP
International golfer Jyoti Singh Randhawa and national-level shooter Mahesh Virajdar were arrested in Bahraich on poaching charges, Uttar Pradesh police said on Wednesday.
26 Dec 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
16 places raided in Delhi, UP; new ISIS-linked group found
On Wednesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches in 16 locations across Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, in connection with its probe on a new ISIS-linked group in India.
26 Dec 2018India
Mamata pays tribute to 2004 Tsunami victims, hails rescue workers
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered the victims of the 2004 Tsunami, that had devastated coasts of several south and southeast Asian countries on this day.
26 Dec 2018Supreme Court Of India
No namaz in parks: Noida-police says companies won't be liable
In a damage control mode after an earlier order claimed companies would be liable if their employees offered namaz in parks, the Noida police have now retracted the same.
26 Dec 2018West Bengal
Bengal education department to introduce lessons on obesity-prevention, healthy lifestyles
In order to raise awareness about obesity-prevention among students, the West Bengal Education Department has decided to introduce lessons in the school curriculum on the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles for addressing the health problem, a senior official said.
#CBSE2019: How to score over 90% in Class-10 Hindi?
The CBSE Class-10 board exams are less than two months away and it is high time for students to prepare seriously.
25 Dec 2018Delhi Police
Delhi Police are acquiring technology to hack cloud storage systems
After the controversy over the Center's 'snooping order', the Delhi Police are gearing up to acquire new technology that will enable cops to hack into cloud-based storage systems and extract suspects' data for analysis.
Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government
For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.
25 Dec 2018Arvind Kejriwal
Odd-even scheme could return as Delhi grapples with pollution crisis
Delhi's 'odd-even' vehicle rationing scheme might soon be making a comeback.
25 Dec 2018Punjab
Punjab: Former PM Rajiv Gandhi's statue vandalized, CM condemns act
A statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was vandalized today in Ludhiana, Punjab by some persons, who Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh claimed, owed allegiance to the Shiromani Akali Dal in the state.
#HealthBytes: 5 food-items to avoid in winters, to stay healthy
The winter season is upon us.
25 Dec 2018Maharashtra
90% farmers have got benefit of loan waiver: Maharashtra BJP-chief
Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve has claimed that nearly 90% of farmers in the state have got the benefit of the government's loan waiver announced last year.
Hung-over? Try these 5 easy and natural home-remedies
It's the year-end, which mainly implies two things: Christmas festivities and the new year celebrations.
25 Dec 2018Muslims
Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built
Being atheist is fashionable, questioning the tenets of Hinduism is elite and calling everything regressive is equated to being scientific.
25 Dec 2018Telangana
Telangana: Son kills mother; thought she practised black magic
In yet another horrific incident of murder over suspected black magic, a man strangled his own mother to death over suspicions that she was practising sorcery on him.
#CBSE2019: How to score over 90% in Class 12 Accountancy?
For many Class 12 students, belonging to the Commerce stream, preparing for the Accountancy board examination can be a daunting task.
25 Dec 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC must fast track hearing in Ayodhya title suit: Prasad
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to the Supreme Court to fast-track the hearing in Ayodhya title suit, stressing if it could happen in Sabarimala issue, it can be done to resolve this long-pending matter as well.
Vajpayee's memorial, Sadaiv Atal, inaugurated on his 94th birth anniversary
Sadaiv Atal, a memorial of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation today on his 94th birth anniversary.
25 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Furious over sister's sudden marriage, son shoots his mother
A 55-year-old woman has been shot dead by her son yesterday after a heated argument in the Nai Basti locality, Badaun (Uttar Pradesh).
25 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
UP: Farmers using alcohol as 'medicine' to improve potato production
In a country where livelihood of majority of the population is dependent on agriculture, new methods to boost farming are always needed.
Center renames three Andaman-&-Nicobar islands to mark first-ever Tricolor hoisting
To mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the Indian Tricolor at Port Blair for the first time, the Center has decided to rename three Andaman & Nicobar islands.
#AtalBihariVajpayee: His poems are our guiding light now
Life is a work in progress. Where it ends, death starts. All your life, you step towards death, inch by inch.
25 Dec 2018Gurugram
Gurugram: Nigerian national arrested with heroin worth Rs. 12 crore
Haryana Police arrested a Nigerian national yesterday in Gurugram with over three kg heroin valued Rs. 12 crore.
PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel bridge, India's longest rail-cum-road bridge
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.