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03 Jul 2017Supreme Court Of India
Disproportionate assets: No relief for Virbhadra Singh and family
The Delhi HC has refused to quash the money laundering case against Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh and his family.
03 Jul 2017Delhi
CISF gets 'best airport security award for Delhi's IGI Airport
The Central Industrial Security Force has been named the 'best airport security' by the World Quality Congress for its services at the Delhi Airport.
03 Jul 2017Hizbul Mujahideen
Burhan Wani effect: More youth take up militancy in Kashmir
While the security forces have been working hard to control violence in Kashmir valley, the situation seemingly shows no signs of improvement other than isolated instances of military victories.
Just 40% of newly-eligible voters in India are registered
The state of electoral awareness in the country is questionable. Less than half of newly-eligible voters in the 18-19 age group have registered themselves.
Digitalization of judiciary: Five most senior courts go paperless
Starting July 3, all cases listed in the five most senior courts will be digitally filed. This marks an important step in the judiciary's digitalization process.
1 lakh deregistered companies to face more action
After the deregistration of one lakh firms over questionable transactions, the government is launching a multi-pronged offensive against them.
03 Jul 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Thousands of Kashmiris attend Bashir Lashkari's funeral
Thousands of Kashmiris bid farewell to Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari, at his funeral, held at Lashkari's ancestral village, Soaf-shali in Anantnag.
Daily scenes from Delhi's slums: The drug addicts of Seemapuri
A teenager in a Delhi slum prepares his daily injections: a combination of Buprenorphine, Valium and Avil, that he scored at just Rs. 50.
02 Jul 2017Bulandshahr
Meet UP's woman cop who arrested BJP leaders, now transferred
In a recent turn of events, the woman police officer Shreshtha Thakur who, arrested five BJP leaders for creating trouble while officers were discharging their duties, was transferred today.
02 Jul 2017Yogi Adityanath
Security head of Jet Airways arrested for land grabbing
Col. (retd) Avneet Singh Bedi, the security head of Jet Airways was arrested by the Ghaziabad police for allegedly grabbing government land.
Rs. 2000 crore for Jewar airport land, assures UP government
The UP government has given assurance to the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) chairman of releasing Rs. 2,000 crore to acquire land for the Jewar international airport.
02 Jul 2017Lucknow
Gangrape survivor attacked with acid for fourth time in Lucknow
In a ghastly case, a gangrape survivor in Lucknow was attacked with acid for the fourth time in a row near her hostel in Aliganj area on Saturday night.
Starting Oct, driverless metro every 100 seconds for Delhiites
Come October and Delhiites would be traveling in 'driverless' magenta metros. The Magenta Line will see a commuter get one driverless metro every 100 seconds.
02 Jul 2017Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu theatres to remain shut to protest against GST
Recently, the Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners Association had taken to protest against Goods and Services Tax (GST) and as a mark, it decided to shut down the multiplexes starting from 3rd July.
02 Jul 2017Jharkhand
Jharkhand Muslim trader's lynching: BJP leader Nityanand Mahto arrested
In a recent development in the Jharkhand lynching case wherein a Muslim trader was beaten to death for allegedly carrying beef in his van, BJP leader Nityanand Mahto was arrested in connection to the case.
Early onset of monsoons: Kharif crop sowing receives a boost
Latest data from the agricultural ministry reveal that sowing of Kharif crops have picked up pace with the early onset and steady advancement of south-west monsoons.
Modi says corrupt won't be spared, 1 lakh firms de-registered
While addressing the foundation day function of the ICAI, PM Modi said the registration of over one lakh companies has been cancelled over questionable transactions.
No more departure cards for Indians flying abroad
Starting 1st July, Indians flying abroad will no longer have to fill departure cards at airports. The move is aimed to cut down on immigration formalities and save time.
Own your Delhi home as DDA's housing scheme launched
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) launched its much-awaited housing scheme linked with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) yesterday.
PM Modi launches a new CA course on GST
Following the midnight launch of GST, PM Narendra Modi addressed the country's Chartered Accountants.
IIT Professor and beloved teacher Harish Chandra Verma resigns
Professor Harish Chandra Verma, India's leading experimental physicist put in his papers and decided to retire from IIT Kanpur.
Is India ready for GST?
For businesses that are still bracing from demonetization, the bare truth is that small businesses have little knowledge about the changes under GST.
Shyam Saran Negi, Independent India's first voter, turns 100
Independent India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi, a resident of Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, has turned 100 today.
Behind the 'surgical strikes' against Pakistan, a reporter's "insulting" question
In new revelations, former defence minister Manohar Parrikar said last year's 'surgical strikes' against terrorists in PoK happened due to a reporter's "insulting" question.
01 Jul 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Top LeT terrorist caught in security cordon in Anantnag
Four terrorists including a top Lashkar-e-Taiba member were trapped in security forces' cordon in Anantnag, J&K.
First month of monsoon leaves much optimism after surplus rainfall
The first month of monsoon has been heartening with India recording a 4% surplus in rainfall combined with a well-distributed pattern, except in the eastern regions.
01 Jul 2017NEET
The inspiring story of Rupa: From child bride to doctor
Rupa Yadav, child bride, has achieved what most others in her position can't even dream of: she cracked the NEET this time and is on her way to becoming a doctor.
GST: Modi launches 'Good and Simpler Tax' in historic ceremony
At midnight on July 1, PM Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee pressed a ceremonial button to herald the Goods and Services Tax, shifting India towards a 'One Nation, One Tax' regime.
Activist's Aadhaar card biometrically-authenticated; but he never applied for one
Aadhaar cards were introduced to provide unique identity to people and eliminate "duplicates" and "ghosts".
30 Jun 2017Delhi
DU SRCC's second cut-off for BCom (Hon), BA (Hon) Economics
Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) has announced its second cut-off list for BCom (Honours) and BA (Honours) Economics.
KK Venugopal appointed as India's new Attorney General
Senior lawyer KK Venugopal has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India as Mukul Rohatgi steps down from the post.
Byculla riots: Behind Indrani Mukerjea's 'protesting', a horrific truth
Indrani Mukerjea shot to notoriety in 2015. A woman, married to her third husband, had murdered her daughter from her first husband, because she was dating her present step-son. What!
Personal accident insurance: A bonus during monsoon?
Come monsoon, many across India will look for ways to battle the rising casualties on the road.
30 Jun 2017Indian Railways
Report: Steel shortage delays crucial Indian Railways' safety modernization
The Indian Railways' planned multi-billion dollar safety modernization plan is facing delays as the state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is unable to meet the demand for new rails.
GST: How India's largest tax reform impacts your monthly budget
On July 1, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will come into effect across India.
With $800mn sales, India UN's main supplier in health sector
India was the main supplier to the UN in healthcare in 2016, with sales totaling $803.79mn. The prime procurement category was pharmaceuticals.
30 Jun 2017Delhi
Delhi: Abducted kid rescued after being sold twice on WhatsApp
A two-and-a-half-year-old boy was rescued after being kidnapped and sold at least twice, each time at a higher price.
30 Jun 2017Gujarat
Gujarat Board fails 670 students after major discrepancies in marks
The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination Board found major discrepancies in the marks of 670 Class X students.
30 Jun 2017Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand government schools to have 'English' as medium of instruction
In an ambitious move by the Uttarakhand government, over 18,000 government schools will now have 'English' as the teaching medium.
30 Jun 2017Narendra Modi
Central Hall to welcome GST with a starry event
The Centre is getting ready to welcome GST with a 'gong' and the biggest names will bear attendance to the event.