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29 Dec 2018Pulwama
Four terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama
Four terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.
29 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
Now, BJP lawmaker claims Bulandshahr cop may have 'shot himself'
BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh's Sayana, Devendra Singh Lodhi waded into the Bulandshahr violence case and said inspector Subodh Singh might have 'shot himself'.
29 Dec 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand government building 'Santhal village' to draw more tourists
Buoyed by the increase in tourist footfall over the recent years, the Jharkhand government is building a 'Santhal village' in East Singhbhum district to promote the lifestyle and traditions of the community.
29 Dec 2018Bihar
Delhi: Girls abused inside shelter-home, chilli-powder put in private parts
On Thursday night, during a surprise visit to a shelter home run by an NGO, in Dwarka, the Delhi Commission of Women found that girls were ruthlessly abused by staff.
29 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K CEO meets governor, apprises him about raising public awareness
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Shailendra Kumar met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhawan, Jammu, yesterday.
29 Dec 2018Haryana
Haryana: 7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy-fog
Seven people were killed and four injured when a vehicle rammed into two SUVs due to heavy fog on the Ambala-Chandigarh national highway today, police said.
29 Dec 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Year after tragedy, fire breaks out near Kamala Mills
On Saturday, a fire broke out at an under-construction building near Kamala Mills compound of Mumbai.
28 Dec 2018Pune
Alien alert: Pune man writes to Modi about 'alien object'
Recently, when a man from Pune was certain that he saw an alien object outside his house, he decided to take action.
#HealthBytes: Basic questions around Sexually Transmitted Infections answered
In the simplest of terms, infections that spread from sexual activity are called as Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI).
28 Dec 2018Bihar
Uttar Pradesh: Rats 'drank' 1,000L of alcohol in Bareilly
We are all aware of how Indians love to drink.
28 Dec 2018Haryana
Headless bodies of toddler, girl found in Haryana's Bhiwani
The headless bodies of a woman, a girl, and a toddler were found inside a drum lying on road in Haryana's Bhiwani district today.
28 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
Culture Minister presents Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Bill in Lok Sabha
A bill, which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member in a trust that runs Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body "apolitical", was introduced in Lok Sabha today.
2019: Of 5 eclipses, 2 will be visible in India
Astronomy enthusiasts and skygazers around the world will be able to watch five eclipses in 2019, two of which will be visible in India.
28 Dec 2018Odisha
Odisha Fire-Services team leaves for Meghalaya to rescue trapped miners
A team of the Odisha Fire Services, carrying 20 high-power pumps, today left for Meghalaya to assist in the search and rescue of the 15 laborers trapped in a flooded rat-hole coal mine in the northeastern state, officials said.
28 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
#POCSOAct: Cabinet approves death-penalty for aggravated sexual crimes against minors
The Centre on Friday accepted amendments in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and approved death penalty in cases of aggravated sexual assault of kids.
#HealthBytes: 5 low-calorie dessert recipes to satisfy your sugar-cravings
Desserts are mouth-watering.
28 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K police to get pepper-ball launching systems, riot-control gas masks
The Jammu and Kashmir police will soon get non-lethal pepper-ball launching systems and anti-riot gas masks to deal with law and order situations in the state, officials said today.
Cabinet approves Rs. 10,000cr for sending 3 Indians to space
On Friday, the Union Cabinet approved Rs. 10,000cr for the ambitious 'Gaganyaan' mission to send three Indian astronauts to space in 2022.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist denied entry into India
Cathal McNaughton, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, was denied entry into India after he returned from an overseas trip.
28 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Terrorist killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district
A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Awantipora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district today.
28 Dec 2018Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal reaches new high, generates revenue of Rs. 1,598.49 crore
The Arunachal Pradesh government has created a record of a total revenue generation of Rs. 1,598.49 crore in 2017-18, reaching a new high in the last 30 years, a senior official said today.
28 Dec 2018ICICI Bank
GST department freezes Mahesh Babu's account over service tax dues
Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu's bank accounts were attached by the Goods and Services Tax department on Thursday after he failed to clear his service tax dues.
28 Dec 2018Meghalaya
Meghalaya: Air Force transports heavy-duty pumps to rescue trapped miners
A day after National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel found a foul smell emanating from the rat hole coal-mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, authorities have stepped up rescue efforts.
28 Dec 2018Yogi Adityanath
3 secretariat staff suspended by Yogi on charges of graft
Three secretariat staff attached to Uttar Pradesh ministers were suspended on charges of graft following a sting operation by a news channel.
28 Dec 20187th Pay Commission
730-day child care leave allowed for single, male Central-govt employees
Single fathers working in the Central government have been handed some good news ahead of the New Year.
28 Dec 2018Noida
Illegal occupation on Rs. 25cr worth Noida Authority's land cleared
Illegal occupation on 5,400 square meters of land, estimated worth Rs. 25 crore and belonging to the Noida Authority, was removed yesterday, officials said.
28 Dec 2018Uttar Pradesh
Bulandshahr violence: Cab driver arrested for killing inspector, confesses crime
More than three weeks after violence in Bulandshahr claimed the life of a police inspector and a civilian, police have arrested a Delhi cab driver.
28 Dec 2018Murder
30-year-old woman burnt for dowry in Greater Noida
A 30-year-old woman received severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over dowry in Greater Noida, police said yesterday.
28 Dec 2018Mumbai
Mumbai: Fire breaks out in residential building, 5 elderly die
On Thursday, a major fire broke out in a high-rise residential building in Chembur, one of the Mumbai's largest suburbs, killing 5 elderly people, multiple reports said.
#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?
A majority of Indians lack access to health insurance and modern healthcare, which is one of the biggest challenges faced especially by the poor.
27 Dec 2018Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Police conduct duck's autopsy to solve 'witchcraft' murder case
In a strange development, Jharkhand's Ranchi district police got an autopsy of a duck done in connection to a murder case.
#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12
Becoming a doctor is a dream of many Class 12 Science stream students and it is one of the most sought-after professions, too.
Step-by-step guide to delink your Aadhaar from mobile-number, and e-wallets
After the September 26 Supreme Court judgement on Aadhaar authentication, entities like banks, telecom operators, and e-wallet services providers can no longer ask you to provide your Aadhaar information.
27 Dec 2018Lok Sabha
245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha
After four hours of heated debate, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
27 Dec 2018Kolkata
Fire breaks out in Kolkata Metro; 11 hospitalized
On Thursday, metro services in Kolkata were disrupted after smoke was detected on a track.
27 Dec 2018Yogi Adityanath
To protect crops, UP farmers lock stray cows in schools
Aligarh city administration in Uttar Pradesh is currently busy handling the problem of stray cows in rural areas.
27 Dec 2018Ministry Of Home Affairs
10 arrested in ISIS case sent to 12-day NIA custody
A day after the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested 10 people belonging to an ISIS-linked cell, the arrested was produced before a Delhi court, on Thursday, amid tight security.
27 Dec 2018Narendra Modi
35 students planning to join PM's rally injured in bus-accident
As many as 35 students of a computer training center, on their way to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Dharamshala, were injured when their bus overturned in Jawali sub-division of Kangra district this morning, a district official said.
#HealthBytes: Top 5 hot-and-healthy drinks for winters
During the cold season, the risk of cold, flu and other infections becomes higher than ever.
27 Dec 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: People living along LoC, IB to get set-top boxes
In a bid to ensure television coverage in border areas, Jammu and Kashmir's Home Department has issued an order for distribution of set-top boxes (STBs), an official said today.