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27 Jul 2019Mumbai
#MumbaiRains: All passengers rescued from Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express
The incessant rains in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra not just threw normal life out of gear, but also spelled insurmountable troubles for the 700 passengers who were aboard the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express.
27 Jul 2019India
Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar to get terrorist tag under UAPA
Pakistan-based terrorists Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed, who have been waging war against India through their outfits, will get the "terrorist" tag once the new amendments of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) come into force, said reports.
26 Jul 2019Mumbai
Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported
Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.
26 Jul 2019Muslims
Aligarh administration bans namaz and Hanuman Chalisa recitation on roads
In Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, people will no longer be seen offering namaz or reciting Hanuman Chalisa on the streets, courtesy an order by the district administration.
26 Jul 2019India
62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM
Days after 49 personalities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to do something about lynching incidents, 62 celebrities shot back slamming their "selective outrage".
26 Jul 2019Bihar
Pakadwa Shaadi: Engineer, who was married at gunpoint, gets relief
Last year, a disturbing video from Bihar surfaced on social media. A man, dressed like a groom, was forced to marry a woman as he kept weeping and begged for help.
26 Jul 2019Indian Army
#KargilVijayDiwas: Modi shares pictures from 1999, pays tributes to soldiers
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to soldiers who defended India during the 1999 Kargil War.
25 Jul 2019India
Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"
The former Supreme Court employee, who had leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was accused of fraud by a 31-year-old man.
25 Jul 2019Rajiv Gandhi
Granted parole for daughter's wedding, Rajiv Gandhi's killer leaves prison
Nalini Sriharan, who is serving a life sentence in connection to Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, walked out of prison on Thursday.
25 Jul 2019Ahmedabad
This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT
Muzamil Anwar (28), a graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is planning to approach the government of Jammu and Kashmir with his proposal to establish an institute which would help coach students in Kargil for the Common Admission Test.
24 Jul 2019Pune
Man puts lizard in food for free meals from Railways
The catering services on Indian Railways have a pretty bad reputation. And, a 70-year-old man tried to take advantage of this fact to get free meals.
24 Jul 2019Hindu College
Meet K Sivan, the farmer's son who became ISRO Chairman
A week after the launch of Chandrayaan-2 was called-off, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) swiftly got into action mode, and successfully completed the launch this Monday.
24 Jul 2019India
49 celebrities write to PM Modi, demand action against lynchings
The atmosphere of the country is troubling and something needs to be done about hate-driven crimes-- this is the gist of a letter which 49 celebrities wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.
24 Jul 2019Kolkata
Woman gives birth, three men claim to be child's father
A hospital in South Kolkata was left in a fix when not one, or two, but three men claimed to be the father of a newly-born girl.
23 Jul 2019Madhya Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh becomes first state to reserve 75% of private jobs for locals
Andhra Pradesh, on Monday, became the first Indian state to reserve jobs for locals by passing the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019, in the state assembly.
Indian Railways: All major concession rules explained
The Indian Railways offers concessions on tickets for people belonging to certain specified categories.
23 Jul 2019Indian Army
Kashmir: Brothers of rifleman Aurangzeb, murdered by terrorists, join Army
Two younger brothers of rifleman Aurangzeb, who was abducted and murdered by terrorists last year, have joined the Indian Army to keep his legacy alive.
#AssamNRC: Supreme Court extends Assam NRC deadline to August 31
The deadline for the publication of final National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam has been extended by the Supreme Court on Tuesday by a month from July 31 to August 31.
23 Jul 2019Kerala
Owner abandons pet over 'illicit affair' with dog
We know what you must be thinking after reading the headline. Why would anyone abandon a dog over "illicit relationship", and what does it even mean?
Trump claims Modi asked for mediation on Kashmir-issue, India denies
Hours after the United States President Donald Trump made a tall claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "requested" him to "mediate" on Kashmir dispute, India refuted it.
#Chandrayaan2: Meet the team behind India's ambitious second moon mission
With the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2, India's ambitious second moon mission, by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday, the country took a major leap toward outer space.
22 Jul 2019Gujarat
Gujarat-teacher forces boys to wear bangles for not doing homework
A primary school teacher in Mehsana district of Gujarat has been sent on indefinite leave after he forced three boys to "wear kangan (bangles)" for not doing their homework.
22 Jul 2019India
Have suggestions for Modi's I-Day speech? Here's what to do
With India's 73rd Independence Day less than a month away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced that he would be taking suggestions for his August 15 speech.
22 Jul 2019Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: No girl born in 3 months in 132 villages
While the Central government has been promoting the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme, it seems Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district doesn't even have the first half down.
22 Jul 2019India
Businessman pays bail money for 17 inmates on his birthday
A local businessman's birthday in Agra meant the release of 17 jail inmates who couldn't afford bail.
22 Jul 2019Mumbai
Mumbai: Fire breaks out at MTNL building, 100 feared trapped
In yet another troublesome incident, a building which houses the state-run telecom company MTNL caught fire on Monday in Mumbai's Bandra area.
22 Jul 2019Moon
Chandrayaan-2, India's historic Moon mission, launches successfully
After a long wait, the Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched Chandrayaan-2, a landmark mission aimed at delivering a lander, rover, orbiter to the Moon.
22 Jul 2019Madhya Pradesh
MP-shocker: Six, including a minor, raped teen for 16 months
In a horrific incident, a 16-year-old teen was raped for over a year by six men in Madhya Pradesh's Indore.
21 Jul 2019Ministry Of Home Affairs
Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved
In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.
21 Jul 2019Instagram
Is that Indian Army #BottleCapChallenge video fake or real?
It has been weeks since the #BottleCapChallenge took the internet by storm, but apparently, the trend is not entirely dead yet.
21 Jul 2019Narendra Modi
#RIPSheilaDikshit: Three-time Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors
The last rites of the three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit, have been performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat, the oldest cremation ground in Delhi.
21 Jul 2019India
Man charged Rs. 128cr electricity-bill for using 'fan and light'
A resident of Chamri village in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur got the shock of his life when received an electricity bill of more than a whopping Rs. 128 crore just for using "fan and light".
21 Jul 2019Sonia Gandhi
Sheila Dikshit's last rites at 2:30pm; to be accorded state-funeral
The last rites of former Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, Sheila Dikshit who passed away on Saturday, will be performed at Nigam Bodh Ghat at 2:30 pm on Sunday.
20 Jul 2019Uttar Pradesh
#RIPSheilaDikshit: Five things to know about the three-time Delhi CM
Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and veteran Congress party leader, Sheila Dikshit, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81 in New Delhi.
20 Jul 2019West Bengal
He was once a Naxalite, now teaches students for free
Years before mathematician Anand Kumar launched his famed Super 30 program, a West Bengal man started free coaching to help uplift the underprivileged.
20 Jul 2019Madhya Pradesh
Mob lynches elderly to death on suspicion of stealing peacocks
A fresh incident of mob lynching has been reported from Madhya Pradesh wherein an unruly group thrashed an elderly man to death suspecting that he stole peacocks.
20 Jul 2019Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh: Man gets wife raped by friend, divorces her later
In a disgusting incident, a 19-year-old man from Chhattisgarh first made his friend rape his minor wife, and then he divorced her just 40 days after the marriage.
19 Jul 2019Mussoorie
BSF officer to an IAS: Inspiring story of a 27-year-old
Famous American author Oliver Napoleon Hill once said, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve."
19 Jul 2019India
This Chartered Accountant runs 'Super-45' for CA aspirants: Details here
Just like how mathematician Anand Kumar runs 'Super 30' for underprivileged IIT aspirants in Patna, Surat-based Chartered Accountant Ravi Chhawchharia has been helping economically backward students prepare for CA exams through the 'Super 45' or 'CA Stars Program'.
19 Jul 2019India
Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ
This week, India registered a big win at International Court of Justice, as it was granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired navy officer who is jailed in Pakistan.