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13 Jun 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC asks CBSE to declare NEET results by 26 June
The SC stayed the Madras HC order and directed the CBSE board to declare the NEET 2017 results by 26 June.
13 Jun 2017India
IAF to conduct limited trials for F-16/Gripen warplanes
The Indian Air Force will be conducting limited trials of the US-built Lockheed Martin F-16 and Swedish Saab Gripen fighter jets.
12 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K- Hizbul Mujahideen module busted in Handwara, two arrested
Security forces busted a terror module and nabbed two Hizbul Mujahideen members in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara. Two supporters were also arrested in Awantipora.
Now, Arunachal Pradesh wants a separate time zone
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu is the latest to join the 'separate time zone for the northeast' bandwagon.
Strategic Partnership Model: India to kick-start Rs. 60,000 crore submarine-project
India is set to commence an ambitious Rs. 60,000 crore submarine project, termed Project 75 (I), the first of its kind under the Strategic Partnership model launched last month.
Justice Karnan the first HC judge to retire while absconding
Justice CS Karnan, a man of many firsts, breaks another record today: he is now the first HC judge to retire while absconding.
SC allows CBSE to declare NEET results
The SC has lifted a Madras HC order, allowing CBSE to declare the results of NEET 2017, which decide admission into MBBS and BDS.
"Tele-law" initiative for rural India, launched by the government
In a bid to make legal aid more accessible to the rural populace and marginalized communities, the Indian government has launched the "Tele-law" initiative to help rural individuals access legal experts through video conferencing.
12 Jun 2017Pakistan News
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector of J&K
Pakistan started indiscriminate firing and motor shelling along the LoC in Krishna Ghati sector of Poonch district in J&K on the morning of June 12.
Living entity: Rs. 100cr fine, 7-year jail for hurting Ganga
The draft on the new National River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Bill 2017 recommends imprisonment of upto seven years and fines of upto Rs. 100cr for "offences" against the river, including blocking its flow, constructing unauthorized jetties, or quarrying the banks.
Mukul Rohatgi rejects Centre's offer, will resign as AGI
Stating his disinterest in a letter to the Centre, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has conveyed that he does not wish to serve as AGI for a second term.
Super 30 breaks its records, every student cracks JEE
Mathematician Anand Kumar runs an institution called "Ramanujan School of Mathematics" and every year this institution picks up 30 meritorious students from the backward sections of the society.
11 Jun 2017Vijay Mallya
Vijay Mallya at The Oval: Booed with "chor, chor" chants
Loan defaulter and former business tycoon Vijay Mallya was booed by Indian fans at The Oval during the India-South Africa Champions Trophy match.
11 Jun 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra farmers call off protests following farm loan waiver
Following the Maharashtra government's announcement on farm loan waiver, the farmers have temporarily called off their protest.
UP Boards- 20% Class X students fail in Hindi
In 2017, of the 29 lakh students who appeared for the Class X Hindi exams, 5.23 lakh - a whopping 20% - failed.
11 Jun 2017Jammu And Kashmir
After Lt Fayaz's murder, 11 J&K youths graduate from IMA
A month after 23-year-old Lt Umar Fayaz was kidnapped from a wedding and murdered by terrorists, 11 youths from Jammu and Kashmir have risen up against anti-national forces and graduated from the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun.
11 Jun 2017Rahul Gandhi
MP farmers protest- CM Chouhan breaks his fast for peace
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ended a one-day fast for restoring peace among farmers of the state.
Antibiotic resistance increasing alarmingly in Indian children
Antibiotic resistance among Indian children has reached alarming levels. According to a recent study by the Apollo Hospital in Navi Mumbai, ampicillin, a common antibiotic to fight infections, won't work on 95% pediatric patients.
IIM-Calcutta witnesses its highest female representation in 2017
This time, the Indian Institute of Management at Calcutta has registered 31% women students for the 2017-19 batch, the highest ever for the campus.
The first three rank-holders of the IITJEE Advanced
Sarvesh Mehtani from Panchkula topped the exam with 339 marks out of 366. In JEE-Main, he had secured the 55th rank.
Massive scam? DDA allegedly manipulated public feedback to benefit builders
The HT reported the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had flouted norms to facilitate deals for private builders.
NITs mulling courses on Digital India, Swachh Bharat, other programs
The National Institutes of Technology might soon launch courses on government programs like Swachh Bharat and Digital India.
IIT JEE Advanced results announced- Panchkula guy tops in 2017
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) have declared the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017, which was held on May 21.
11 Jun 2017Delhi
Prannoy Roy hid incomes of over Rs. 1,000cr, alleges government
The government said NDTV had allegedly not disclosed incomes of over Rs. 1,000cr by co-founders Prannoy and Radhika Roy, and floated 14 foreign shell companies during 2006-2012 to launder the money.
11 Jun 2017Bombay High Court
Sexual relationship doesn't imply marriage under Hindu laws: Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court said that a sexual relationship by choice, chance or accident doesn't convert it into a 'marriage' under Hindu laws, and children borne out of such relationships might not be entitled to the father's property.
11 Jun 2017Maharashtra
Maharashtra- Nine killed, 12 injured as Mumbai-Latur bus overturns
Nine people were killed and 12 injured when a bus on the Mumbai-Latur route overturned in Beed at around 5:30am.
11 Jun 2017Supreme Court Of India
Aadhaar mandatory for tax returns from July, announces govt
The government has announced that Aadhaar will be a "must" for filing I-T returns from July 1.
What rural India does for entertainment?
While urban Indian film buffs have ditched single-screen theatres for multiplexes years ago, those in villages now have their "own version of upward mobility"- DigiPlexes.
Chennai's 2nd airport- Private companies buys 2500 acres
A private company has bought approximately 2,500 acres of land and plans to build a second airport in Chennai.
UP villagers build toilets on their own, refuse government's grants
A noble gesture of the Mubarakpur Kala villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district left the administration authorities pleasantly surprised a few days ago.
10 Jun 2017Gujarat
Hyderabad HC judge calls cows 'substitute to Mother and God'
A Hyderabad HC judge, while dismissing the case of a cattle trader whose 63 cows and 2 bulls were seized said that cows were "sacred national wealth".
Govt plans more SBI-like mergers to create global-sized banks
Reports say that the Finance Ministry is now planning to replicate the success it has made with SBI's merger with its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank.
10 Jun 2017Uttarakhand
Badrinath: Helicopter carrying pilgrims crashes; one killed
A helicopter with five pilgrims on board crashed soon after taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand.
India's agrarian crisis- Why farmers are protesting
The recent months have seen widespread protests by farmers in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.
09 Jun 2017Delhi
Women gangs involved in 90% pickpocketing incidents in Delhi Metro
The CISF has revealed that female gangs make for 90% of the pickpocketing incidents in the Delhi Metro.
Pakistan's ISI plotting major terror attack in India: Intelligence reports
Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is planning a major terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab, according to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) input.
IIT-Madras helps recover 50km of lost beaches in Kerala
Since 2007, IIT-Madras has helped reclaim about 50km of Kerala's lost beaches - 25 eroded sites of 2kms each in 25 villages.
AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police
MP Police declared that no outsiders, including AAP leaders, will be allowed to enter violence-ravaged Mandsaur during the curfew relaxation hours.
09 Jun 2017Supreme Court Of India
SC: Aadhaar can't be made mandatory for filling tax returns
The Supreme Court has stayed the government notification mandating linking of Aadhaar number with PAN till a constitution bench decides on the matter, reported ANI.
09 Jun 2017Uttar Pradesh
UP- Class X, XII exam results out, pass percentage falls
The Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council has declared the results of the 2017 Class X and XII exams. They are available on the official portals: www.upresults.nic.in or www.up.nic.in.