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10 Jan 2017Manipur
India-Myanmar border trade hit due to Manipur blockade
The economic blockade in Manipur is being an obstacle for the bilateral trade of India with neighbouring Myanmar.
09 Jan 2017Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
Rapes in Bijapur by policemen; NHRC steps in
According to National Human Rights Commission report released on January 7, 2016, 16 women were prima facie victims of rape and sexual assault at hands of policemen in Bijapur district.
India discusses sale of Akash missiles to Vietnam
Sources revealed that India is discussing the sale of the indigenously developed Akash surface-to-air missiles (SAM) to Vietnam.
2 crore new bank accounts opened post demonetization
According to data from the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), 2.10 crore bank accounts were created between 15th November and 25th December, 2016.
Indian Railways to now brand trains and stations
A plan has been prepared by the railways to source revenues without a hike in passenger fares and freight rates.
09 Jan 2017Indian Army
Terrorists kill 3 GREF labourers in J&K, high alert sounded
Three General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) labourers were killed when terrorists attacked their camp in J&K at 2 am.
India, Portugal ink seven agreements in New Delhi
India and Portugal signed seven agreements, including a defence cooperation MOU, after talks between Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
08 Jan 2017Narendra Modi
PM Modi hails NRIs, PIOs on Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed NRIs and PIOs in his speech at the 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention in Bengaluru, saying "the Indian diaspora represents the best of Indian culture, ethos and values."
08 Jan 2017India
CBI gets evidence from US on Embraer deal
The CBI retrieved evidence from the US, where the Department of Justice is conducting its own investigation into Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer.
07 Jan 2017Delhi
Layoffs at major news publications
2017 has started on a rough note for news publications with big names resorting to lay-offs.
IRCTC to get a new app
IRCTC plans to launch its IRCTC Rail Connect App next week.
07 Jan 2017Guwahati
Absconding Meghalaya MLA, accused of rape, arrested in Guwahati
Absconding Meghalaya MLA and Congress supporter Julius Dorphang, accused of raping a minor, has been arrested in Guwahati.
07 Jan 2017EPFO
Aadhaar mandatory to avail EPFO benefits
Retirement fund body EPFO said in order for the 50 lakh pensioners and around 4 crore subscribers to avail benefits of its social security schemes, providing their Aadhaar card would be mandatory.
07 Jan 2017Narendra Modi
CBI to probe Uttar Pradesh track damage
The 28th December 2016 train accident which took place on the busy Delhi-Howrah route has made railway officials suspicious.
07 Jan 2017Delhi Police
Ex-serviceman from Gurugram shot dead
Unknown assailants on Saturday fired five rounds outside the residence of an ex-serviceman from Gurugram leading to his death.
India to base first squadron of Rafale jets in Bengal
In order to stick to building nuclear and conventional deterrence against China, India will base its first squadron of Rafale fighter jets in the eastern region.
Cash deposits in 285 DCBs surge sixfold post-demonetization
During the first four days after the demonetization on 8 Nov'16, cash deposits in 285 District Cooperative Banks (DCBs) rose sixfold compared to their reserves of Rs.496.88cr on 7 Nov.
07 Jan 2017Madhya Pradesh
Karnataka's new low: One in 100 sexual assaults gets convicted
Reports of alleged mass molestations in Bengaluru on New Year's Eve shocked the nation.
06 Jan 2017Delhi
Nitin Gadkari agrees with Venkaiah Naidu on car parking
On Thursday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he agreed "in-principle" with cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu on allowing registration to vehicles only after an evidence of parking space availability is provided.
India's GDP expected to fall
According to data compiled by Central Statistics Office, India's GDP has been revised downwards from the original estimate of 7.6% to 7.1%.
Connaught Place to go car-free from February
Part of India's 'Smart Cities mission', a three-month pilot project beginning February will turn the middle and inner circles of the Connaught Place market into an exclusive pedestrian zone.
06 Jan 2017Pakistan News
Pak releases 218 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture
Pakistan released 218 more Indian fishermen who had strayed into Pakistani waters as a goodwill gesture; so far, 439 Indian fishermen were released in the last 10 days.
06 Jan 2017Samajwadi Party
Bangalore molestation: 4 out of 6 arrested
Molestation of a north-eastern woman in Bangalore found a major breakthrough with the city police arresting four out of the six molesters; two are still at large.
44% notes replaced, cash-crunch to end by Feb: Report
A report by the State Bank of India stated that the RBI has replaced 44% of the demonetized currency by 30 December; it added that the cash-crunch is likely to end by February.
06 Jan 2017Mehbooba Mufti
59 Kashmiris have joined militancy post Burhan Wani's death
After the killing of Hizb-ul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, 66 weapons including 17 AK rifles and 7,000 rounds of ammunition have been looted by militants and mobs in Kashmir.
India may endorse 'Universal Basic Income'
India may endorse and subsequently introduce a 'Universal Basic Income' (UBI) that all Indian citizens will be entitled to.
UAE may have moved to seize Dawood's assets
The UAE government may have reportedly moved to seize Dawood Ibrahim's assets in the country; it is speculated that the move happened after NSA Ajit Doval requested UAE officials to act on Dawood, who is now labeled an "international-terrorist."
SC dismisses plea for CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death
The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by former AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa, seeking a CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death; the petition argued that the secrecy around Jayalalithaa's death warranted an investigation.
97% of banned notes were deposited in banks
According to sources, approximately all the currency that was declared banned on 8th November, 2016 by PM Narendra Modi has been deposited in banks.
05 Jan 2017Indus River
World Bank to meet India, Pak over Indus Waters Treaty
The Senior adviser to the World Bank president, Ian H Solomon, will meet officials from India and Pakistan to mediate over the dispute in the Indus Waters Treaty.
05 Jan 2017Samajwadi Party
6 arrested over Bengaluru mass molestation
Based on CCTV footage, Bengaluru police have arrested 6 people over the mass molestation of women during new years celebrations.
The Green Solution: Buses to soon run on human waste
India's first bus run on human and animal waste is set to make debut in Kolkata in March 2017.
05 Jan 2017Maharashtra
Railways refuses job to visually-impaired woman who cracked UPSC
Pranjal Patil, a visually-impaired woman from Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar, cracked the UPSC examination with an all-India rank of 773 in her first attempt in May 2016.
Two leading clean energy projects are in India
India's resolve in battling climate change has manifested in two of the world's leading clean energy projects.
04 Jan 2017Karnataka
Cauvery water dispute: SC to conduct daily hearings
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court decided to conduct day-to-day hearings of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT).
04 Jan 2017Jharkhand
Jharkhand mine management neglected warnings
According to the head of Directorate General of Mine Safety, management of the Lalmatia mines in Jharkhand ignored warning signs before the 29th December cave-in of an open cast mine.
04 Jan 2017India
One more single engine fighter to be made in India
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that another single engine fighter aircraft will be selected by India for manufacturing under the 'Make in India' initiative.
04 Jan 2017Samajwadi Party
FIR filed after cops get evidence in Bengaluru molestation case
Bengaluru Police commissioner Praveen Sood stated that "We have registered an FIR thanks to a citizen who came forward with some evidence. Now, we will begin the actual investigation."
04 Jan 2017Narendra Modi
CIC takes up RTI case on PM's air travels
The Central Information Commission will be hearing a case pertaining to disclosure of expenses incurred on the Prime Minister's air travels over the last few years.
04 Jan 2017India
Justice Jagdish Khehar sworn in as CJI
Today, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar took charge of the office of Chief Justice of India.