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20 Feb 2019Yogi Adityanath
Senior IPS officer suspended by UP government after controversial interview
The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended a senior IPS officer for allegedly making controversial remarks in an interview to a news website and unauthorized absence from duty, officials said today.
20 Feb 2019Supreme Court Of India
SC to Anil Ambani: Pay dues or go to prison
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court, while hearing Ericsson's case against Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications for non-clearance of dues, found Ambani guilty of contempt.
20 Feb 2019India
Saudi Crown Prince to meet PM Modi today: Details here
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, popularly known as MbS, arrived in India on Tuesday after having completed his two-day visit to Pakistan.
20 Feb 2019India
After facing heavy backlash, PUBG promises to improve game
It has been a rough couple of months for PUBG in India, where the lives of many youngsters were affected due to the addictive nature of the multiplayer online game.
19 Feb 2019Meghalaya
Boycott everything Kashmiri, even Amarnath Yatra: Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy
Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy today supported a call for a boycott of "everything Kashmiri", including the Amarnath Yatra and purchasing products from the state.
19 Feb 2019Rajasthan
Rajasthan: 9 killed, 19 injured as truck rams into marriage-procession
A SPeeding truck plowed into a marriage procession in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district, leaving nine people, including four children, dead and 19 others injured, police said today.
#CBSE2019: How to avoid silly mistakes in Mathematics board exam?
Mathematics is a tricky subject and can be a nightmare for many Class 10 and Class 12 students as it involves a vast syllabus.
19 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
Identify those who promote caste discrimination for 'self-interest': PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi today invoked Sant Ravidas, a mystic poet of the Bhakti Movement, on his birth anniversary to urge people to end caste discrimination and identify those who promote it for "self-interest".
19 Feb 2019University Grants Commission
Online registration of UPSC Civil Services 2019 exam begins today
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has begun its online application process today- February 19, 2019, according to UPSC's official website.
19 Feb 2019Aadhaar Card
Error in your Aadhaar card? Here's how to rectify it
With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.
#PulwamaAftermath: MNS wants radio-stations to stop playing Pakistani singers' songs
Days after a deadly terror attack in Pulwama shook the nation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has asked radio stations to stop playing songs of singers from Pakistan.
19 Feb 2019Delhi High Court
CBI moves Delhi-HC seeking custodial interrogation of lobbyist Deepak Talwar
The CBI approached the Delhi HC today seeking custodial interrogation of lobbyist Deepak Talwar in a case related to alleged violation of foreign funding law, FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act).
19 Feb 2019Border Security Force (BSF)
Hi-tech border-surveillance project to be completed in 6-7 years: BSF
The work to set up hi-tech surveillance system along the 2000-km sensitive stretch on the international border with Pakistan and Bangladesh is likely to be completed in next 6-7 years, a senior Border Security Force (BSF) official said yesterday.
19 Feb 2019Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Two IAF jets collide mid-air, one pilot dead
In a tragic incident, two jets of the Indian Air Force's Surya Kiran aerobatics team collided mid-air over Bengaluru during rehearsals for the Aero India 2019 show that is slated to begin in the city from Wednesday.
Major's mother was last to be told about his death
Army Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal's mother Saroj Devi, who is a heart patient, was the last one to know about his martyrdom on Monday.
19 Feb 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
CBI director convenes first review-meeting of all branches of agency
CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has convened a review meeting of all branches of the agency today, a first after taking over charge earlier this month.
19 Feb 2019Uttarakhand
NHRC issues notice to UP government over hooch tragedy
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over reported deaths of 150 people in the last 15 years due to consumption of "spurious liquor" in Pusaina village of Mainpuri district.
Jaish leadership eliminated within 100 hours of Pulwama attack: Army
In a joint press conference of forces on Tuesday, Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon, Corps Commander of Chinar Corps, Indian Army, informed that the entire leadership of Jaish-e-Mohammed has been eliminated in the valley.
A slap from an army officer shook Masood Azhar: Interrogator
The deadly attack on CRPF convoy last week has brought Masood Azhar back in the spotlight.
What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know
Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.
18 Feb 2019WhatsApp
Tinder reveals what women, men find most-desirable in each other
In an era of social media websites and apps, finding love is just a finger swipe away.
18 Feb 2019Pulwama
#PulwamaAttack mastermind Abdul Rasheed Ghazi gunned down
Four days after 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred in the barbaric Pulwama terror attack, the alleged mastermind was killed in an encounter in Jammu & Kashmir on Monday, claimed reports.
18 Feb 2019Health & Wellness
Five apps that (really!) help in weight loss
Technology helps sort our lives in more ways than we could imagine. No, we're not lying, when we say it can help you lose weight too.
Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges
In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.
18 Feb 2019Twitter
#Pulwama: How pseudo intellectuals peddle lies, and foster hatred
Let me start by making a blanket statement here - an average Indian, like you and me, just doesn't care about the caste, color, creed, religion of another Indian. A non-Kashmiri doesn't hate a Kashmiri, and vice versa.
#CareerBytes: 5 important habits every IAS aspirant should develop
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country.
18 Feb 2019Twitter
Remember Rola Cola? Parle might just bring it back
For those of us who grew up in the 80s and 90s, Parle India's products like Kismi bar, Parle G, and Rola Cola, have been our absolute favorites.
PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Argentine President Mauricio Macri
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Argentine President Mauricio Macri held bilateral talks at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi as part of the latter's ongoing three-day visit to India which began on February 17.
18 Feb 2019Pakistan News
Pulwama aftermath: Cine Workers Association bans Pakistani actors, artists
In wake of horrendous Pulwama attack, the Cine Workers Association on Monday announced a complete ban on Pakistani actors and artists.
18 Feb 2019Moon
Here's how to watch the brightest, biggest moon of 2019
One can never get enough of gazing up at the sky and looking at the beautiful celestial bodies. It's simply enchanting.
18 Feb 2019West Bengal
Pulwama-attack aftermath: Kashmiri doctor threatened to leave Kolkata, state helps
A Kashmiri doctor, who has been living in Kolkata for 22 years, has claimed that he has been asked to leave the city or face "dire consequences" following the Pulwama terror strike that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.
18 Feb 2019Supreme Court Of India
SC sets aside NGT order; Sterlite plant to remain closed
In a big win for the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court, on Monday, refused to allow the re-opening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi.
18 Feb 2019Dehradun
Martyred Army major dreamt of Shaurya Chakra; funeral today
Just as the country was reeling from the loss of 40 CRPF soldiers, another braveheart lost his life on Saturday, February 16.
18 Feb 2019Kerala
Won't rest till IYC-workers' murderers are brought to justice: Rahul
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today termed the "brutal murder" of two Youth Congress workers in Kerala as "shocking" and said the party will not rest till the murderers are brought to justice.
18 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
Army Major among 4 martyred in encounter, days after Pulwama-attack
Just days after a CRPF convoy was attacked in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, four soldiers including an Army major were martyred in the area on Monday.
How to get PAN for minors
Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.
18 Feb 2019Jammu And Kashmir
Guwahati: College professor suspended for Facebook post on Pulwama attack
A college professor in Guwahati has been suspended for questioning the Indian security forces' actions in Kashmir in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack that has left 40 CRPF jawans dead.
17 Feb 2019India
How not to fall for #FakeNews in wake of #PulwamaAttack
Following the deadly Pulwama terror attack, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel, several fake news posts are doing the rounds on social media.
17 Feb 2019Himachal Pradesh
Himachal: Kashmiri student glorifies Pulwama suicide-attacker on social media, arrested
A Kashmiri student of a private university in Solan, Himachal Pradesh was "rusticated" and later arrested for allegedly making anti-national remarks on social media, police said today.
17 Feb 2019Rajasthan
World Sacred Spirit Festival to start in Jodhpur from Friday
Soulful poetry of Mira Bai, Kabir, and Amir Khusrau sung to the tunes of instruments from Sweden, Mongolia, China, and Rajasthan will enthrall music lovers at the 12th edition of World Sacred Spirit Festival (WSSF).