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After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

04 Jul 2020

After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.

Goa government websites direct users to porn websites. No kidding!

23 Oct 2019

Goa government websites direct users to porn websites. No kidding!

The government is pushing its weight behind Digital India. The idea is to make everything web-dependent, from monetary transactions to filling forms and applying for passports.

UPSC: Transfer and Posting policy for IAS officers

28 May 2019

UPSC: Transfer and Posting policy for IAS officers

Becoming a civil servant is one of the most sought-after, respected and challenging career choices in India.

Delhi: Class-X pass percentage drops by 23% in one year

18 Mar 2019

Delhi: Class-X pass percentage drops by 23% in one year

The pass percentage of CBSE Class X has declined drastically for government schools in Delhi, revealed a recent report released by NGO Praja Foundation, which works in the education sector.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sushma on Kartarpur Sahib

09 Nov 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sushma on Kartarpur Sahib

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of opening the corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to Kartarpur Sahib with the Pakistan government.

Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges

03 Nov 2018

Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges

The Allahabad High Court, today, stayed admissions till November 12 in Ayurveda and Unani colleges through NEET on the basis of lowered percentage marks.

3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

03 Nov 2018

3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

Three lakh first-year college students in Gujarat will get tablet computers worth Rs. 11,000 for a token sum of Rs. 1,000, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today.

Odisha Government's negligence forcing farmers to commit suicide: BJP

03 Nov 2018

Odisha Government's negligence forcing farmers to commit suicide: BJP

The BJP has alleged that the BJD government has neglected the agricultural sector, forcing many farmers to commit suicide in Odisha.

Priest, thrashed by Muslim neighbor following spat over loudspeakers, dies

02 Nov 2018

Priest, thrashed by Muslim neighbor following spat over loudspeakers, dies

A 68-year-old priest of Sai Baba temple in Warangal (Andhra Pradesh) died days after he was attacked by a Muslim neighbor following a quarrel over the use of loudspeaker at the shrine.

Visiting Sikkim next month? Do check-out world's tallest Chenrezig statue

30 Oct 2018

Visiting Sikkim next month? Do check-out world's tallest Chenrezig statue

Planning for a November vacation to Sikkim? Be sure to check out the 137-feet statue of Chenrezig, touted to be the world's tallest figurine of the Tibetan-Buddhist deity.

5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India

27 Oct 2018

5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India

Many amazing domestic and International trips begin and end with air travel.

UPSC: Transfer and Posting policy for IAS officers

23 Oct 2018

UPSC: Transfer and Posting policy for IAS officers

Becoming a civil servant is one of the most sought-after, respected and challenging career choices in India.

International Day of Girls: WB's Kanyashree scheme empowers 50L girls

11 Oct 2018

International Day of Girls: WB's Kanyashree scheme empowers 50L girls

More than 50L girls in West Bengal have been empowered by the Kanyashree scheme of the State Government, WB CM Mamata Banerjee said today.

Kolkata: TERI bats for dual-use of trams' overhead power lines

05 Oct 2018

Kolkata: TERI bats for dual-use of trams' overhead power lines

A policy research organization has advocated bolstering Kolkata's tram infrastructure, including exploring the possibility of electric buses making use of the same overhead power supply network.

Have faith in government: Family of Apple-executive killed by policeman

01 Oct 2018

Have faith in government: Family of Apple-executive killed by policeman

The family of Apple executive, shot dead by a policeman in Gomti Nagar area in Lucknow, met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today and said that they "have faith" in UP government.

BJP to start agitation against Punjab government from Oct 2

29 Sep 2018

BJP to start agitation against Punjab government from Oct 2

The BJP unit in Punjab yesterday announced a state-wide agitation from October 2 against the Amarinder Singh government accusing it of failing on all fronts.

Know all about the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016

06 Jun 2018

Know all about the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 is one of the biggest economic reforms adopted by India. It is a rare example of a much-needed law which has witnessed speedy roll-out and implementation.

Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware

02 Jun 2017

Bengaluru: Wipro threatened once again by ransomware

Bengaluru offices of the IT giant, Wipro received yet another threat by a ransomware on Wednesday, seeking Rs. 500 crore in bitcoin.

Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

30 May 2017

Karnataka will soon get government-run meat shops

According to reports, the Karnataka government will soon have independent units which will sell low-cost and hygienic lamb and mutton across the state.

Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

18 May 2017

Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to replace all of its existing street lights with LED lights.

Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

12 May 2017

Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall

A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.

Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

12 May 2017

Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

On Thursday, 5 people from the film industry including a make-up artist and a spotboy were arrested in a case involving trafficking of children to Paris.

Justin Bieber may take a chopper ride to concert venue

08 May 2017

Justin Bieber may take a chopper ride to concert venue

According to a source from the organizers of the Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber may take a chopper to the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on 10th May.

After Eman, Saifee hospital to start fundraising for obese children

05 May 2017

After Eman, Saifee hospital to start fundraising for obese children

After successfully raising over 21 lakh for the surgery of Eman Ahmed, doctors from Saifee hospital are planning to launch a similar campaign for helping 7 obese children.

Maharashtra: Congress seeks contributions from its MLAs

18 Apr 2017

Maharashtra: Congress seeks contributions from its MLAs

The Congress in Maharashtra is facing one of its worst financial crisis and is seeking a contribution from its MLAs for the same.

Bengaluru cabs may go off roads from Saturday

07 Apr 2017

Bengaluru cabs may go off roads from Saturday

Transport associations said if the Centre doesn't withdraw its hike in insurance premiums, drivers of Ola, Uber, airport, tourist and contracted taxis would join the strike.

Bengaluru third cheapest city to live in globally

22 Mar 2017

Bengaluru third cheapest city to live in globally

A report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), an arm of The Economist Group declared Bengaluru the third cheapest city to live in across the globe.

Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

09 Mar 2017

Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

Three months ago, Classmate and Radio Mirchi launched Classmate Spell Bee, Season 9.

Bengaluru: Serial rapist nabbed in gunfight

08 Mar 2017

Bengaluru: Serial rapist nabbed in gunfight

On Tuesday, serial rapist Shivarama Reddy from Bengaluru was injured in a run-in with the police; he was shot at by one of the officers for trying to attack them.

Uber's 'free rides' bug amended by security researcher

06 Mar 2017

Uber's 'free rides' bug amended by security researcher

Bengaluru-based security researcher Anand Prakash killed a bug in Uber's app that could be misused by unethical hackers by facilitating free rides.

TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

06 Mar 2017

TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.

Protests against dubbed movies spread in Karnataka

03 Mar 2017

Protests against dubbed movies spread in Karnataka

On Friday, Karnataka witnessed protests against the screening of 'Sathyadev IPS', the Kannada dubbed version of Ajith's Tamil movie 'Yennai Arindhaal.'

CRPF deployment unconstitutional and illegal: Mamata Banerjee

23 Dec 2016

CRPF deployment unconstitutional and illegal: Mamata Banerjee

In yet another attack to Center, Mamata Banerjee said that deploying 15 CRPF personnel to provide security to IT officers during raids is unconstitutional.

BJP-TMC war of words escalates

12 Dec 2016

BJP-TMC war of words escalates

BJP West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh stoked controversy by saying "when Mamata was protesting in Delhi, we could've dragged her by the hair"; Ghosh had earlier said Mamata Banerjee has lost her mind after the demonetization drive.

Mamata to Parrikar:  'You don't know how to write'

10 Dec 2016

Mamata to Parrikar: 'You don't know how to write'

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee lambasted Defence minister Manohar Parrikar for writing a letter alleging that she was "attempting to demoralize the armed forces."

Parrikar slams Mamata for comments on Army

09 Dec 2016

Parrikar slams Mamata for comments on Army

In a strongly worded letter, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar lambasted West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for her comments on the armed forces.

Mamata, Governor spar over Army deployment

04 Dec 2016

Mamata, Governor spar over Army deployment

A war of words erupted between Mamata Banerjee and West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi over the deployment of the army at toll plazas in the state.

Opposition decries Mamata's over-reaction

03 Dec 2016

Opposition decries Mamata's over-reaction

Opposition parties in West Bengal slammed Mamata Banerjee's over-reaction to the army's presence at toll plazas in the state.

Mamata Banerjee speaks out against Army in her state

02 Dec 2016

Mamata Banerjee speaks out against Army in her state

Mamata Banerjee spent a night in her office at the secretariat Nabanna objecting to the proximity of Army soldiers at toll booths along national highways in the state.

Singur farmers get land, lose jobs

26 Oct 2016

Singur farmers get land, lose jobs

Farmers from Singur, who were overjoyed that their land was returned to them have now expressed dissatisfaction over the demolishing of the Tata plant.