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02 Jun 2017Haryana
Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana
In the latest incident of cow vigilantism, members from a group of 'gau rakshaks' stabbed a second year B.A. student named Shivam in the town of Gohana in Haryana's Sonepat district.
02 Jun 2017India
Karnataka: How Solar Power is improving healthcare delivery
Over 28,000 Primary Health Centers (PHCs) serve as the backbone of rural India's public healthcare.
02 Jun 2017Bihar
Answer sheets stolen : Students to be allotted 'average' marks
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will allot average marks to 186 students after the answer sheets were stolen.
Girls in education vs women at work: Why the difference?
India is currently celebrating results' season. One trend that has repeated itself is girls outperforming boys under various boards, including CBSE, ICSE, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra and more.
World Bank lauds PM Modi's demonetization move, in latest report
The World Bank's latest India Development Update included an assessment of PM Modi's demonetization move.
01 Jun 2017Indian Navy
Navy chief says 4 companies have expressed interest for jets
Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said four defense companies have expressed interest in providing it 57 multi-role combat fighter jets for its aircraft carrier.
01 Jun 2017Haryana
'Robert Vadra was allocated land because of his VIP status'
In yet another embarrassment for Congress party, Republic TV exposed that the Justice Dhingra report clearly states that Vadra was allocated the land only because he is the son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi.
MakeMyTrip trolled for co-founder's tweet on beef
MakeMyTrip has come under attack after a co-founder protested the Centre's laws on cattle slaughter.
Amitabh Bachchan to promote cow shelters, fisheries
With the intention of encouraging youngsters to boost dairy industry as an enterprise, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat are going to promote cow shelters, fisheries as well as vaccination of pets.
01 Jun 2017Bihar
Two students kill themselves after Bihar Class XII results
At least two girls, who appeared for Class XII exams under the Bihar School Examination Board, killed themselves after results were declared.
01 Jun 2017Noida
Noida- Trainee engineer shot dead in parking lot
An unidentified man shot dead a 23-year-old woman employee of Lava International Limited at Shatabdi Rail Vihar in Noida Sector 62.
01 Jun 2017Suicide
Should have saved for dowry instead: Father of dead IITian
Parents of 28-year-old Manjula Devak, a research scholar who seemingly hung herself on the fan in her flat, regret sending her to IIT.
01 Jun 2017Nagpur
'Buy now, pay later' service now available in Indian Railways
In a soon-to-be-rolled-out feature of the Indian Railways, passengers will be able to book tickets and pay later within 14 days.
Navy to court martial officer for molesting a minor
A naval officer is going to be court-martialled for allegedly molesting a colleague's seven-year-old daughter.
01 Jun 2017Karnataka
UPSC 2016: Andhra farmer's son secures 3rd place
Gopala Krishna Ronanki, the son of a farmer in the remote village of Parasamba in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, secured the third rank.
How do peacocks reproduce? Through tears, says a Rajasthan judge
Judge Mahesh Chandra Sharma, a Rajasthan HC judge who yesterday urged the government to make cow the national animal, believes peacocks don't have sex in order to reproduce; the peahen is instead "impregnated with the tears of the peacock."
Law ministry clears appointment of 14 judges to Bombay HC
The Law Ministry recently notified the appointment of 14 additional judges to the Bombay High Court, after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent.
01 Jun 2017Indian Army
Security forces kill 2 terrorists in Kashmir's Sopore
Security forces have killed two terrorists in a brief encounter in the town of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district at around 3:30am.
Only Bus resumes services in Sukma region after 12 years
People residing in India's Maoist heartland are plagued by connectivity issues.
01 Jun 2017Uttar Pradesh
'Ghee' not pure anymore in UP govt canteens
Pure desi ghee, considered an ayurvedic medicine, served to everyone including the Lords in ceremonies is not pure anymore in UP, especially in the illegal units of Baghpat, Badaut, Bulandshahr and Mathura.
31 May 2017Karnataka
UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper
The results of Union Public Service Commission exmainations 2016 were announced on May 31. 1099 candidates have been shortlisted.
How is a Re 1 note different from other currencies?
After a hiatus of 22 years, Re 1 note will resurface in a brand new avatar.
RBI wants to introduce bank account number portability
Mobile number portability has surely made our lives easier. But can the same apply to bank account numbers?
Make cow the national animal, urges Rajasthan HC
Calls for making cow the national animal have been a dime a dozen, mostly from individuals, but now the Rajasthan HC has joined the bandwagon. It has also sought life imprisonment for slaughter.
High Court: I-T dept. can seize unexplained money from bank-accounts
The Delhi High Court has ruled that the income-tax department has power to seize unexplained money lying in the bank-account of a person, even if he isn't under investigation.
31 May 2017Uttar Pradesh
Nine arrested in Rampur molestation incident, five absconding
Police have till now arrested nine people in the Rampur molestation case, where 14 youths are seen molesting two women in broad daylight.
AgustaWestland scam: Delhi HC stops SP Tyagi traveling abroad
Shashindra Pal Tyagi, former Indian Air Force Chief and co-accused in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, was stopped by the Delhi HC from travelling to Indonesia, revoking a trial court order that had earlier given him permission.
31 May 2017Bihar
Bihar- Class XII pass percentage drops 32% after major embarrassment
A year after a major results scam embarrassed the Bihar School Examination Board, a mere one-third of 12.4 lakh students who appeared for their Class XII exams passed this time.
31 May 2017Delhi
Eight days on, not one DU form completed online
Eight days after online applications for Delhi University opened, not one single form has been completed.
31 May 2017Madhya Pradesh
Communal tension grips Bhopal over clashes
Police have been deployed in large numbers across Bhopal, after members of the Muslim and Hindu communities indulged in stone pelting.
31 May 2017ISIS
Zakir Musa's caliphate calls divide Hizbul Mujahideen
Intelligence sources revealed that ousted Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa's call for establishing an Islamic caliphate in Kashmir and to kill Kashmiri separatist leaders has created fractures within the organization's ranks.
Food labeling in India might undergo massive change
Labels on packaged food in India will soon inform you of the product's exact dietary component. Currently, they might mention vaguely (though not necessarily) details about calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates and some other nutrients.
India issues advisory after three Zika cases in Gujarat
On May 26, India confirmed three cases of Zika in Ahmedabad, which were reported sometime during November'16-February'17.
RBI to soon circulate new Re. 1 notes
The RBI has announced it will soon issue new one rupee notes. The current notes and coins in existence will also continue.
Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'
A recent Pew study ranked India the fourth-worst among 198 countries with regard to religious intolerance. That is just one facet of the increasing intolerance against opposing views.
30 May 2017Delhi
Delhi- IAS trainee drowns while saving friend
Thirty-year-old trainee IAS officer Ashish Dahiya drowned in a swimming pool in South Delhi's Ber Sarai while trying to save a drowning friend.
30 May 2017West Bengal
Madras HC stays Centre's recent cow slaughter ban
The Madras HC has stayed the Centre's recent notification banning trade of cattle for slaughter.
30 May 2017Supreme Court Of India
Bilkis Bano case: SC refuses to stay IPS officer's conviction
The Supreme Court refused to stay the conviction of IPS officer R S Bhagora in the Bilkis Bano case, saying there was no urgency in hearing the matter as Bhagora had already served his sentence in the case.
30 May 2017Mumbai
Maharashtra Class XII: Mumbai fares the worst of 9 regions
Results of Class XII examinations of the Maharashtra Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board were declared on May 30.
Southwest monsoon hits Kerala, northeast two days ahead of schedule
The Southwest monsoon hit the Kerala coast on May 30, two days ahead of its normal schedule.