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27 Jan 2019India
Rs. 150cr tender floated to produce first 'Make-In-India' metro coach
The Modern Coach Factory (MCF) has floated a Rs. 150 crore tender to buy technology and expertise to produce railways' first 'Make in India' international standard coaches for metro trains by 2021, according to sources.
27 Jan 2019Indian Army
On Republic Day, Domino's delivered pizzas to soldiers at Siachen
For Indian Army soldiers posted at the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, Republic Day turned out to be a surprise as they received piping hot pizza from a famed fast food company.
27 Jan 2019Pakistan News
MDH Dadaji, highest-earning CEO in FMCG sector, gets Padma Bhushan
Among the 112 distinguished people who were conferred with Padma awards on Friday, was the man whom we have seen a million times on our TV screens.
26 Jan 2019Karnataka
Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka
Technology may have made our lives easier but when it falls into the wrong hands, the outcomes are not pleasant.
26 Jan 2019Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: Dandruff- Causes and treatment
Dandruff is frustrating and embarrassing, but unfortunately, pretty common - one in every two individuals gets affected by it.
Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic
Every year, I cry when I see the Republic Day parade and I know I am not the only one. The fact that everyone in my office is playing patriotic songs is a testament to that.
#CareerBytes: How to choose between online preparation, coaching-classes for UPSC?
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams. But with the right preparation and hard work, one can crack the exam.
26 Jan 2019Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Swine flu kills 11 people in 23 days
After Rajasthan, Maharashtra, too, has fallen victim to a swine flu outbreak.
#HealthBytes: 5 healthy veggies that help in weight loss
Unwanted fat doesn't just look bad on you, but is also a virtual invitation to a host of dreadful health conditions, such as diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, etc.
26 Jan 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Soldier, who left militancy for Indian army, gets Ashok Chakra
In an emotional moment which filled the hearts of millions of Indians with pride, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday conferred the Ashok Chakra to Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani who died fighting terrorists last year.
26 Jan 2019Meghalaya
Meghalaya: Second body spotted 280ft inside flooded mine
On Saturday, an Indian Navy diving team found the body of another miner 280ft inside the flooded rat hole coal mine near Ksan village in Meghalaya.
AgustaWestland VVIP-chopper case accused Gautam Khaitan held in fresh case
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested lawyer Gautam Khaitan, accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, in connection with a fresh case of possession of black money and money laundering, officials said today.
26 Jan 2019Indian Air Force
R-Day: IAF planes roar over majestic Rajpath, spectacle stuns people
Thousands of restless people were stunned into a brief silence, their eyes rolled towards skies and ears buzzing to the humming sound as the Indian Air Force planes roared over the majestic Rajpath during the 70th Republic Day parade today.
26 Jan 2019Leopard
Five injured after leopard attacks Nashik locality; captured hours later
On Friday morning, panic and fear gripped the residents of a Nashik locality after a fully grown male leopard entered an upmarket area and went on an attacking spree.
26 Jan 2019Jharkhand
Jharkhand Governor hails state's efforts to create conducive industrial environment
Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu today hailed the state's efforts to create a conducive industrial environment, making way for more investments and job opportunities.
26 Jan 2019Uttar Pradesh
Kumbh: Serial killer, who murdered 10 in six months, arrested
In a major breakthrough, police arrested a suspected serial killer from Kumbh Mela on Friday. The religious fair is underway in Prayagraj.
26 Jan 2019Odisha
Welfare of poor, everyone's empowerment has become Odisha's identity: CM
Republic Day was celebrated across Odisha amid tight security today, with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asserting that development, welfare of the poor and empowerment of all sections has become the state's identity.
26 Jan 2019Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh: Snowfall continues in tourist places, temperature dips further
Several tourist places in Himachal Pradesh continued to get snowfall today, further dipping the temperature in the areas, MeT department said.
26 Jan 2019Goa
Goa's crime rate dropped by 8.26% in one year: Governor
Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said today the law and order situation in the state remained under control and the crime rate dropped by 8.26% in last one year.
26 Jan 2019Supreme Court Of India
Sterlite employees to fast unto death if plant isn't re-opened
Permanent employees of the Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, have announced that they will all fast unto death from Monday if the government does not issue an order to re-open the plant.
26 Jan 2019Goa
Mandovi, Zuari river bridges be named after Bandodkar, Sequeira: Goa-Cong
The Goa Congress has demanded that the upcoming bridges on the Mandovi and Zuari rivers be named after the state's first Chief Minister Dayanand Bandodkar and iconic leader Dr Jack Sequeira.
26 Jan 2019Narendra Modi
R-Day: PM Modi sports yellowish-orange headgear with a red tail
Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with his tradition of donning colorful turbans at R-Day celebrations today by sporting a red-tailed yellowish-orange headgear.
26 Jan 2019Odisha
Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
Snipers, anti-aircraft guns: Everything to know about Republic Day security
For India's 70th Republic Day celebrations on Saturday, massive security arrangements have been made at the National Capital, Delhi.
#CareerBytes: 5 scholarships every engineering student should know about
Engineering is one of the most preferred professional courses but as education is becoming expensive, many are unable to afford to pursue engineering.
25 Jan 2019Mumbai
Practo faces criticism for featuring doctors who offer 'homosexuality cures'
The Supreme Court took a landmark decision last year as it read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalized gay sex.
#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January
The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has reconstituted the bench hearing the politically sensitive Ayodhya case by inducting Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.
6 Indian civil servants who have made the nation proud
The Indian civil services are a dream for lakhs of youngsters. Being a civil servant is a tough job and needs great commitment.
25 Jan 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested
In a major achievement, the Delhi police on Thursday announced its special cell has arrested two Jaish-E-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who were allegedly planning attacks in the National Capital on Republic Day, Saturday.
25 Jan 2019Flipkart
Haryana woman earns Rs. 8L/month selling handbags on Flipkart
E-commerce space has given rise to many inspiring success stories of women entrepreneurs across the country.
25 Jan 2019Andhra Pradesh
Raped by school headmaster, Class 2 girl went home bleeding
In a disgusting incident, a school headmaster in Andhra Pradesh allegedly raped a student of Class 2, earlier this week, inside the school premises.
25 Jan 2019Supreme Court Of India
SC doesn't hold 10% EWS quota, but will examine validity
On Friday, the Supreme Court said it will examine the validity of the 10% quota law for the economically weaker sections.
Meet Karan, IITian behind India's first film and literature festival
The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival (GIFLIF) needs no introduction.
25 Jan 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Chanda Kochhar case: Whistleblower says it's just "tip of iceberg"
On Thursday, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charged former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar with criminal conspiracy, but the whistleblower has said this is just the tip of the iceberg.
25 Jan 2019Andhra Pradesh
ISRO successfully launches smallest student satellite #Kalamsat, #MicrosatR from Sriharikota
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched Kalamsat, a satellite built by students, and imaging satellite Microsat-R on board the PSLV-C44 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
24 Jan 2019India
PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director
A high-powered PM Modi-led selection committee today met to pick the next CBI Director after former chief Alok Verma's exit earlier this month.
24 Jan 2019Indian Railways
Indian Railways' e-Drishti software: All you need to know
In a bid to enhance transparency and vigilance in the Railways department, the Indian Railways, in association with Centre For Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has launched a software system called e-Drishti.
24 Jan 2019Assam
Citizenship Bill protesters trying to divide community, says Himanta
Senior BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said the Citizenship Bill, implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord and ST status to six communities in the state will make it a "fort" for the indigenous people.
24 Jan 2019Twitter
Want food cooked by 'Dusri Biwi'? Head to Delhi's Rohini
Restaurants and small eateries have an immense pressure of keeping their businesses running and they often come up with some unique tactics of marketing.
24 Jan 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Rose Valley scam: CBI interrogates noted film producer Shrikant Mohta
Noted Bengali film producer and distributor Shrikant Mohta was today interrogated by CBI officials regarding the Rs. 60,000 crore Rose Valley chit fund scam.