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19 Jul 2019Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Policemen gangraped Dalit woman, plucked her nails with screwdriver
A 35-year-old Dalit woman has leveled serious allegations on policemen in Rajasthan.
Despite favorable ICJ verdict, Kulbhushan Jadhav's family is scared
In what qualifies as a huge diplomatic win for India, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday directed Pakistan to suspend Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence. ICJ also said India should be granted consular access to Jadhav, who is imprisoned since 2016.
18 Jul 2019Supreme Court Of India
Triple talaq petitioner attends Hanuman Chalisa event; gets death threats
Kolkata BJP leader Ishrat Jahan, who was a prominent petitioner in the triple talaq case in the Supreme Court, was allegedly threatened and verbally abused for attending a Hanuman Chalisa recital in AC market, Howrah, on Tuesday.
18 Jul 2019Kapil Sibal
#MeToo: Tiranga TV's employee harasses junior, sends sexually inappropriate messages
Days after senior journalist Barkha Dutt slammed Kapil Sibal and his wife for duping 200 employees of Tiranga TV, the news channel has been hit by yet another controversy.
18 Jul 2019Uttar Pradesh
Man rapes cow in Mangalore. Where are we headed, really?
In an extremely repulsive incident, a man was booked for allegedly raping a calf in Mangalore's Kunjathbail area.
Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify
If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar latest by August 31, it might get deactivated.
18 Jul 2019Sriharikota
Chandrayaan-2 will now launch on July 22, ISRO confirms
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced that Chandrayaan-2 will be launching on Monday, July 22, 2019.
Chennai: Days after surrender, Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal dies
P Rajagopal, the founder of Saravana Bhavan, died on Thursday in Chennai, days after he surrendered to complete his life sentence.
18 Jul 2019Supreme Court Of India
Ayodhya: Mediation-panel gets more time, next hearing on August 2
In the sensitive Ayodhya case, mediation will continue till July 31, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.
17 Jul 2019Mumbai
Vistara aircraft almost ran out of fuel, passenger recalls horror
In a shocking turn of events, a Delhi-bound Vistara flight almost ran out of fuel mid-air. The UK944 aircraft, which took off from Mumbai on Monday, landed in Lucknow with only 10 minutes of fuel in its tank.
17 Jul 2019Yogi Adityanath
UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute
At least nine people were shot dead and 25 others were injured when an alleged land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra led to a gunfight between two parties.
17 Jul 2019Union Public Service Commission
UPSC releases schedule for this year's Civil Services Main Examination
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the time table of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019 recently.
17 Jul 2019India
Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case
Today, all eyes of India and Pakistan are set towards International Court of Justice (ICJ), the primary judicial wing of UN, as it will give its verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case.
17 Jul 2019India
Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the world's largest and most successful space agencies.
17 Jul 2019Assam
Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds
Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.
16 Jul 2019Himachal Pradesh
Solan: Multi-story building, which collapsed, was once a two-room structure
On Sunday, a four-story building collapsed in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, killing 14 people, including 13 army personnel, and raising pertinent questions on poor infrastructure dotting hill stations.
Gujarat #MassCheating: 959 students attempt same questions, make same mistakes
The officials of Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) have unearthed a shocking case of mass cheating involving 959 Class-12 general stream students.
Guard who cracked JNU's entrance exam, wants to become IAS-officer
Ramjal Meena (34), a security guard at the Jawaharlal Nehru University for the last five years, has cracked the varsity's entrance examination.
IITs, NITs facing severe faculty shortage, reveals government data
India's premier educational institutes like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are facing severe faculty shortage, said HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently.
16 Jul 2019Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram
On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover, which would ease connectivity for commuters traveling from South Delhi towards the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Gurugram.
16 Jul 2019Muslims
Court orders Hindu girl to distribute Quran over communal post
On July 12, a student, identified as Richa Bharti, was arrested in Ranchi for posting content on Facebook, which allegedly had communal overtones.
16 Jul 2019Mumbai
Mumbai: 100-year-old building collapses in Dongri; 12 dead, 40 trapped
In a distressing incident, a four-story building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday. The structure, called Kesarbai building, is situated on Tandel Street.
16 Jul 2019Moon
Partial Lunar Eclipse: When, where and how to watch it
If you are someone who likes to keep a lookout for interesting occurrences in the night sky, you would be delighted to learn that on July 16 and 17, various parts of the world will witness a partial lunar eclipse, including India.
16 Jul 2019Bihar
Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert
As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.
India's five most influential and successful women in finance
The world of finance used to be seen as an industry only for men for the longest time. However, that has changed in the last few years.
15 Jul 2019Supreme Court Of India
Jailed Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal suffers heart attack; condition critical
Saravana Bhavan restaurant chain owner P Rajagopal, who is convicted and sentenced to a life term in a murder case, suffered a heart attack on Saturday.
15 Jul 2019Muslims
Amethi: Muslims attack Dalit-woman, thrash husband for 'running' coaching center
A Dalit woman was molested, touched inappropriately, her kurta ripped off, and when her husband came to her rescue, he was brutally thrashed.
15 Jul 2019Twitter
Kapil Sibal called female employees 'b**ch', tweets Barkha Dutt
In an astonishing turn of events, renowned journalist Barkha Dutt went on a rant against senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, accusing him of duping nearly 200 employees of Tiranga TV, a news channel which started before Lok Sabha elections.
15 Jul 2019Uttar Pradesh
After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes
Days after Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP MLA from Bareilly, released a video alleging her life was under threat as she married a Dalit man, another girl has followed suit.
15 Jul 2019Bareilly
UP: Husband of BJP MLA's daughter, who posted video, beaten
Monday started on a terrible note for Sakshi Misra, who is the daughter of BJP MLA from Bareilly, Rajesh Misra. Sakshi's husband Ajitesh Kumar was beaten by unknown miscreants outside Allahabad High Court, where they arrived to seek protection.
15 Jul 2019Social Media
UPSC 2014 topper faces online trolling over disability
In a shameful incident, Deputy Commissioner (Keshavpuram), North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Ira Singhal was recently trolled on social media over her disability.
15 Jul 2019Moon
Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical snag
Chandrayaan-2, India's most ambitious space mission till now, which was scheduled to be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Center (SHAR) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, was called off by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), due to a technical snag.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat
The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.
14 Jul 2019Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh building collapsed: 35 people, including Army soldiers, trapped
In a tragic incident, a three-storey building in Himachal Pradesh's Solan collapsed due to heavy rains on Sunday afternoon.
14 Jul 2019Moon
Chandrayaan-2: ISRO's moon mission is cheaper than 'Avengers: Endgame'
Fifty years after Apollo 11 made the historic Moon landing, India's second Moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, plans to "go where no country has ever gone before": the satellite's South Pole.
You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar
Banks and other institutions will soon make upgrades to allow people to quote India's national biometric ID (Aadhaar) for high-value transactions in place of the permanent account number (PAN).
Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej
Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.
India-Pakistan Kartarpur Corridor talks: Pilgrim's safety, connectivity on India's agenda
Officials from India and Pakistan will meet on Sunday in Wagah to hold the second round of talks over the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh Pilgrims.
14 Jul 2019Assam
#AssamFloods: 7 dead, over 1.4 million affected as situation worsens
The flood situation worsened in Assam as four more districts were submerged on Saturday, taking the death toll to seven. Over 1.4 million people have been marooned.
13 Jul 2019India
UPSC declares Prelims 2019 results, releases instructions for Main exams
Results of the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination were declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) yesterday.