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29 Mar 2017Mahendra Singh Dhoni
UIDAI blacklists firm that leaked Dhoni's details
The UIDAI has blacklisted the Aadhaar Centre that accidentally leaked cricketer MS Dhoni's personal details online, for ten years.
Oppo row: China seeks protection of firms, nationals
Reacting to protests over the Oppo flag tearing row, China has asked India to ensure the safety of its firms and nationals in the country.
For the first time, India becomes net-exporter of power
The Central Electricity Authority, which manages India's cross border trade of electricity has stated that India, for the first time has become a net exporter of electricity.
SC: Sale of BS-III vehicles banned from April 1
The Supreme Court has banned the sale and registration of BS-III vehicles from April 1, as the BS-IV norms come into force .
29 Mar 2017Uttarakhand
Illegal mining: HC bans mining for four months in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand HC has ordered a ban on all mining activities in the state for four months, and directed the government to form a panel to determine whether mining activities should be allowed at all.
NEET 2017: CBSE extends deadline for change of exam centre
The CBSE has extended the deadline for candidates to modify their choice of examination centre for the NEET, from March 27 to March 31.
29 Mar 2017Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Aadhaar: Govt-approved agency tweets Dhoni's personal details in major gaffe
After e-governance firm Common Services Center, which assists the Centre in Aadhaar enrolment, tweeted photographs of M.S. Dhoni's personal details on the Aadhaar website in a 'fan moment', his wife Sakshi reached out to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, asking, "..is there any privacy left ??? (sic)"
Modigate: Interpol rejects India's Red Notice request against Lalit Modi
Interpol has rejected the Enforcement Directorate's request of getting Red Corner Notice issued against former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi in a money laundering case in the T20 cricket tournament.
Reducing Chinese steel imports will hit Indian Railways: China
A report in China's Global Times has stated that India's "protectionist stance" on Chinese steel imports will severely affect India's development agenda, particularly hitting India's rail network expansion.
Oppo India faces public backlash for "anti-national" activity
Chinese mobile phone company Oppo's Indian installation faced a major backlash from the public today after a Chinese national working for Oppo India in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, allegedly, "tore down the National Flag and dumped it in a dustbin".
28 Mar 2017Mehbooba Mufti
J&K: 3 civilians killed trying to protect terrorists
3 civilians were killed and several others were injured after being shot at by security forces, who were attempting to capture terrorists in Chadoora .
28 Mar 2017WhatsApp
Attack on Nigerians: Five arrested by Noida Police
Five people were arrested by Noida Police over the recent attack on four Nigerian students.
Centre approves 101 cold-chain projects to curb food wastage
The government approved 101 cold-chain projects across the country, to attempt to curb the problem of food wastage in India.
28 Mar 2017Jharkhand
Slaughterhouse ban: Jharkhand follows UP, clamps down on illegal abattoirs
Days after Yogi Adityanath banned illegal slaughterhouses in UP, Jharkhand, another BJP-ruled state, has followed suit.
SC denies permission for abortion of foetus with severe disabilities
The SC denied permission for abortion to a pregnant woman despite a medical report detecting the foetus with Type-2 Arnold-Chiari malformation, implying severe physical and mental disabilities.
Lalit Modi claims Interpol removed him from red notice category
Former IPL Commisioner Lalit Modi on Instagram claimed that Interpol had denied India's request of issuing a red notice to Modi.
Abolishing triple talaq similar to re-writing Quran: AIMPLB
On Monday, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) told the Supreme Court if the triple talaq mode of divorce was made illegal, it would be equal to re-writing the entire holy book of Quran and forcing Muslims to commit sin.
India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet
Sources stated that India may host the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency next month for a meeting focused on maritime security with the Indian Coast Guard.
28 Mar 2017Andhra Pradesh
Aadhaar-linked Mid-day Meal Scheme: 4.4 lakh ghost students eliminated
Linking up Aadhaar numbers to the Centre's Midday Meal Scheme has reportedly removed 4.4 lakh ghost students from schools across Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, and Manipur.
SC asks Centre for alternatives to pellet guns
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to present alternatives to the use of pellet guns in J&K in 2 weeks. The court said it was "a matter of life and death."
27 Mar 2017AIADMK
Jayalalithaa's alleged son faces arrest
A man who had claimed that he was Jayalalithaa's son, and sought protection and legal status as her heir now faces arrest.
27 Mar 2017Dubai
UP train derailment: Nepali businessman confesses ISI links
Key suspect in the Ghorasahan train derailment, Nepali businessman Shamsul Huda, has revealed in an NIA investigation that he met his Pakistani handler Safi Shaikh in Dubai in January.
27 Mar 2017Kerala
Sex tape: Kerala minister quits after "objectionable" video surfaces
Kerala Transport Minister AK Saseendran resigned after a news channel, Mangalam TV, aired clips of him having "lewd" conversations with a woman.
27 Mar 2017Mahendra Singh Dhoni
SC: Aadhaar cannot be compulsory for welfare schemes
The SC has clarified that Aadhaar cards cannot be made compulsory by the government for availing of welfare schemes.
27 Mar 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
PMGKY: TN individual deposits a whopping Rs. 246cr
Income-tax officials have confirmed a cash deposit of Rs. 246cr by an individual in Tiruchengode of Namakkal district, in what could be the single largest cash deposit in Tamil Nadu during the demonetization drive.
27 Mar 2017India
Kerala ISIS plotted to kill Hindu leaders
A member of the Kerala ISIS module who was arrested, revealed that the group was planning to target Hindu leaders in the country.
27 Mar 2017Supreme Court Of India
RBI mum on demonetization deadline changes
The RBI refused to answer an RTI query seeking to know why the deadline for demonetization was not 31 March as promised by the Prime Minister.
26 Mar 2017EPFO
Aadhaar to be linked to mobile numbers, Driving licenses
In an attempt to implement a fool-proof identity verification system, telcos have been asked to link mobile numbers to their owners' Aadhaar numbers.
26 Mar 2017India
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: UP CM Adityanath doubles financial grant
Newly-elected Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, during his first speech since assuming the post, announced the doubling of the financial grant given to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims.
26 Mar 2017India
India to seal borders with Bangladesh and Pakistan soon
Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister said India will seal the international frontiers with Pakistan and Bangladesh in the near-future.
25 Mar 2017Delhi
DDCA case: Kejriwal put on trial
A Delhi court put CM Arvind Kejriwal on trial in a criminal libel case filed against him by Arun Jaitley in the 2015 DDCA matter.
25 Mar 2017Uttar Pradesh
UP mass cheating: Education board pulls up socks
The UP education department has ordered an enquiry into mass cheating episodes after widespread criticism.
25 Mar 2017India
Namami Gange: IIT Roorkee joins, to crowdsource Rs. 50 lakh
IIT Roorkee has decided to crowdsource Rs. 50 lakh in a year for the institute's Mission Save Ganga.
25 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
Youth arrested under Section 66A for Yogi Adityanath's morphed image
22-year-old Rahat Khan of Greater Noida was arrested for allegedly posting morphed images of Yogi Adityanath on Facebook.
25 Mar 2017Telangana
VIP misbehaviour: AICC secretary abuses cop at Telangana assembly
On the same day Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad courted controversy over his abusive behaviour, All India Congress Committee chief V. Hanumantha Rao made headlines for similar reasons.
24 Mar 2017Yogi Adityanath
CM Yogi meets acid attack victim, promises action
UP CM Yogi Adityanath visited the acid-attack victim at King George's Medical University hospital in Lucknow where she is being treated.
SC to go almost paperless in seven months
The Supreme Court is planning to go almost paperless in 200 days, Chief Justice J.S. Khehar declared on 24th March.
India reacts angrily to Basit's support for Kashmiri "freedom struggle"
After media reports on Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit reiterating support for Kashmir's "freedom struggle", India External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay said it is "tantamount to interference in our internal affairs".
Air India mulls own no-fly list after Sena MP's attack
After Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India staffer for being seated in economy class, the carrier is mulling its own no-fly list to bar such passengers.
24 Mar 2017Narendra Modi
Nagpur artist invents unique 'gram toilets' to tackle open defecation
Nagpur-based artist Shweta Bhattad has come up with a way to ease the process of open defecation in Paradsingha, her native village on the Maharashtra-MP border.