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12 Sep 2019Punjab
Fifth member of Punjab family commits suicide over debt
In Punjab's Barnala district, a family grieves the loss of yet another member, who took his life over crippling generational debt.
12 Sep 2019Odisha
Devoid of development, Odisha villagers threaten to join Andhra Pradesh
The tribals of nearly 25 villages in Odisha's Malkangiri district have had enough of government's laxity.
One-day stand-off between Indian and Chinese soldiers ends in Ladakh
A stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh, which started after dawn on Wednesday, has been resolved after high-level talks, reports said on Thursday.
12 Sep 2019Gujarat
BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.
On Kashmir-issue, Pakistan claims it has support of 60 countries
Pakistan is learned to have submitted a "joint statement" on the "human rights situation" in Jammu and Kashmir and claimed it has the support of as many as 60 countries.
Vikram Lander was 400-meters away from Moon before losing contact
As ISRO races against time to make contact with the Vikram Lander of Chandrayaan-2, a report has revealed that the robotic contraption was much closer to its destination before losing communications.
11 Sep 2019Narendra Modi
Meet PK Mishra, PM Modi's Principal Secretary
On Wednesday, retired IAS officer Pramod Kumar Mishra was appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and will immediately take charge of his duties. He was earlier PM Modi's Additional Principal Secretary.
11 Sep 2019Swami Chinmayanand
Pen drive carrying evidence against rape-accused Chinmayanand given to SIT
A pen drive carrying damning evidence against Swami Chinmayanand has been handed over to the team investigating the rape allegations against him, an NDTV report said on Wednesday.
11 Sep 2019United States of America
This Indian-origin inventor has more patents than Thomas Edison
Often accredited for bringing us the light bulb, Thomas Edison is among the most celebrated inventors.
11 Sep 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
From Tihar, Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi-led government
P Chidambaram, former Union Minister of Finance and Home, may have been lodged at Tihar jail but that hasn't stopped him from attacking the government, led by BJP.
11 Sep 2019Delhi High Court
Judge records wounded Unnao rape survivor's statement at AIIMS
On Wednesday, special judge Dharmesh Sharma reached All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for one-of-a-kind proceedings pertaining to the infamous Unnao rape case.
10 Sep 2019Bengaluru
Goldman VP tricks juniors, steals Rs. 38cr to pay poker-debt
On Tuesday, Bengaluru Police arrested a senior executive of Goldman Sachs for allegedly swindling the firm of Rs. 38 crore after incurring losses while playing online poker.
10 Sep 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
INX Media Case: CBI questions Indrani Mukerjea in prison
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating alleged corruption in foreign funds which INX Media received years ago, questioned Indrani Mukerjea in Mumbai's Byculla jail on Tuesday.
10 Sep 2019India
IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered
A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.
10 Sep 2019Delhi Police
Chinmayanand Case: SIT searches student's hostel room for five hours
In the Swami Chinmayanand case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe the rape allegations, made some progress on Tuesday.
10 Sep 2019India
India, Pakistan to counter each other on Kashmir-matter in Geneva
Hostile neighbors India and Pakistan are expected to square off on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in Geneva on Tuesday, where the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is being held.
09 Sep 2019India
"Swami Chinmayanand raped me", claims UP student who went missing
BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand was on Monday accused of rape by a young woman who went missing for a week from her home in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She was later found in Rajasthan.
09 Sep 2019Kerala
Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert
Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.
09 Sep 2019Meghalaya
After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India
Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.
09 Sep 2019Rajasthan
Rajasthan: 15 hours after gang frees criminal, police register FIR
It took Rajasthan police more than 15 hours to register an FIR against a gang, which barged into a police station to free one of Haryana's most-dreaded criminals on Friday.
09 Sep 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
INX Media case: In message from Tihar, Chidambaram 'defends' officers
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is currently in Tihar jail, said on Monday that he doesn't want any of the officers involved in the INX Media case to be arrested as they didn't commit any wrongdoing.
09 Sep 2019India
Vikram lander is in one piece, confirms ISRO official
The Chandraayan-2 setback hasn't been able to hamper the spirit of ISRO. The scientists are going all-out to establish contact with Vikram lander, which was supposed to land smoothly on the moon.
09 Sep 2019Narendra Modi
World should bid adieu to single-use plastic, suggests PM Modi
On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida, wherein he spoke about the steps his government undertook for the environment.
09 Sep 2019Maharashtra
Maharashtra shocker: 90 dogs, with their legs tied, found dead
An appalling case of animal cruelty has been reported from Maharashtra, one which will give you the chills.
08 Sep 2019Odisha
Truck driver fined Rs. 86,500 under new Motor Vehicle Act
In a bizarre piece of news, a truck driver in the Sambalpur district of Odisha was fined a whopping Rs. 86,500 for traffic violations.
08 Sep 2019Supreme Court Of India
Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases
Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.
08 Sep 2019India
Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh bans controversial TV serial, amid protests
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh issued an order on Sunday, immediately banning the telecast of controversial TV serial Ram Siya Ke Luv Kush.
08 Sep 2019Kailasavadivoo Sivan
Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander found on moon's surface, says ISRO-chief
In a major development, ISRO Chief and Chandrayaan-2 head honcho K Sivan said on Sunday that the space organization has found Vikram lander on the surface of the moon, and that orbiter clicked its thermal image.
08 Sep 2019Rajiv Gandhi
Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95
Celebrated lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his Delhi residence. He was 95.
07 Sep 2019Tamil Nadu
This Tamil Nadu college supplied 3 components for Chandrayaan-2
It was a historic day as thousands tuned in to watch the Chandrayaan-2 landing on the moon live at 2 am on Saturday.
07 Sep 2019Uttar Pradesh
Soon, UP schools to grow greens for mid-day meals
Government schools in Uttar Pradesh have been directed to grow green vegetables in their kitchen gardens and use them for mid-day meals.
President Ram Nath Kovind denied permission to enter Pakistan airspace
Pakistan has refused to allow President Ram Nath Kovind into its airspace for his flight to Iceland, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.
07 Sep 2019Moon
Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission
India's historic attempt to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole remained unsuccessful as ISRO lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander.
07 Sep 2019Pakistan News
Apples, bangles: What Pakistani handlers are telling terrorists on ground
Pakistan is trying hard to destabilize Jammu and Kashmir and security forces are determined to thwart all its attempts, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval said on Saturday.
07 Sep 2019Yogi Adityanath
Mirzapur: Parents boycott the school which served roti-salt
The government school in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, which served roti and salt to students, was eerily quiet on Thursday, as only one student attended the classes.
Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures
From enthusiasm to somber, India, and more importantly, the scientists at ISRO, went through a lot last night.
07 Sep 2019Sexual Harassment
Goa swimming coach arrested for raping teen training under him
On Friday, Goa Police arrested swimming coach Surajit Ganguly in New Delhi for raping a 15-year-old girl training under him.
After Chandrayaan-2 goes off-script, Modi consoles emotional ISRO chief
India stayed up last night to witness history being scripted as Chandrayaan-2 mission neared climax.
07 Sep 2019Kailasavadivoo Sivan
#Chandrayaan2: In major heartbreak, Vikram lander loses communication with ISRO
As a billion Indians waited with bated breath to witness the touchdown of Vikram lander onto the Moon, it lost contact with ISRO.
06 Sep 2019Supreme Court Of India
Kuldeep Sengar planned road accident, says Unnao rape survivor
Undergoing treatment after being grievously injured in a car crash, the Unnao rape survivor said expelled-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar engineered the accident.