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Ceiling Fans With Springs, Sensors To Check Suicides in Kota
Society March 30, 2017 05:40 PM
A siren sensor and a spring device that will lower ceiling fans if anyone over 20 kg tries to hang by it will be affixed
Man Held for Social Media Post Alluding to Crackdown on  Slaughter Houses
Society March 29, 2017 06:18 PM
Police have arrested a homeopathic doctor in Para Town in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly posting on social media a picture and a comment alluding to
SC to Hear Pleas Against Ban of Liquor Shops Along Highways Tomorrow
Society March 28, 2017 12:09 PM
The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a batch of petitions seeking modification of its December 2016 order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of state
'No Mechanism To Evaluate The Quality Of Textbooks Of Private Publishers,' Says HRD Ministry
Society March 27, 2017 04:44 PM
Amid a debate on the need to scrutinise the content of textbooks being prescribed in schools, the HRD Ministry has expressed its inability to evaluate
Three Arrested in UP for Illegal Slaughter, Over 20 KG Meat Seized
Society March 26, 2017 01:17 PM
Three persons have been arrested for illegal slaughter and over 20 kg of meat was seized from their house at Madhavi village in Shamli district,
Four Students of Noida Varsity Booked for Ragging
Society March 25, 2017 05:45 PM
Four students of a private university here have been booked for allegedly ragging their junior at the campus, police said today. The incident is alleged to
Govt Staff in Bareilly Barred From Wearing Jeans, T-Shirts at Work
Society March 24, 2017 07:56 PM
Government employees in the district have been asked not to wear jeans and t-shirts at work, while the hospital staff here will have their day's
Delhi's Iconic Regal Cinema to Close From March 31
Society March 23, 2017 07:20 PM
The iconic Regal cinema has decided to shut its door from March 31 as the owners were unable to obtain a structural security certificate. Anushka Sharma's
Aadhar, Photograph Now Mandatory in Degrees, UGC Directs Varsities
Society March 22, 2017 06:22 PM
The UGC has directed all universities and educational institutions to introduce identification mechanisms like student's photograph and Aadhar number besides security features in degrees and
34-Yr-Old Madrasa Teacher 'Hacked to Death' in Kerala
Society March 21, 2017 07:23 PM
A 34-year-old madrassa teacher was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near here in the wee hours today, police said. Riaz was fatally attacked
Kerala: Christian Group Wants Nuns to Hear Confessions of Women  
Society March 20, 2017 01:44 PM
A Kerala-based layman's outfit has come out with a demand that nuns be allowed to perform the sacrament of confession for women and minors instead
Dhoni's Missing Phones Recovered, 'Error In Judgement' By Hotel Staff
Society March 19, 2017 02:02 PM
Former Indian skipper M S Dhoni's mobile phones, which allegedly went missing during the fire incident at a hotel here recently, have been found, police
Ceiling Fans With Springs, Sensors To Check Suicides in Kota
Society March 30, 2017 05:40 PM
A siren sensor and a spring device that will lower ceiling fans if anyone over 20 kg tries to hang by it will be affixed
Only 40 Per Cent of Engineering Graduates Get Placements: Javadekar
Society March 30, 2017 04:11 PM
Only 40 per cent of engineering graduates got placements after passing out of college. To improve this bleak scenario, the AICTE has decided to
Phones, Rings, Puppies, Cheque For Rs 15 Lakh: What Commuters Left Behind In Uber Cabs
Society March 30, 2017 03:54 PM
Phones, rings and bags are among the most common items customers have left behind in Uber cabs in India, according to a list published by
IMD Doubts Authenticity of High Heat Recorded at Bhira, Launches Probe
Society March 30, 2017 02:46 PM
Even as entire Maharashtra is reeling under intense heat, the India Meteorolgical Department (IMD) suspects that the unusually high temperature of 46.5 degrees Celsius recorded
IT, BT Firms Also Have Onus to Provide Security to Women'  
Society March 30, 2017 02:06 PM
The onus of providing safety and security to working women on night shifts not only rests with the state government, but also with the IT
2 Killed in Fire at a South Kolkata Hotel
Society March 30, 2017 10:50 AM
At least two persons were charred to death in a fire at a hotel in southern Kolkata early today, police said. Anup Agarwal and
Hottest Morning of Season Recorded in Delhi at 23.7 Degree C
Society March 30, 2017 10:37 AM
The national capital today witnessed the hottest morning of the season in the past five years at 23.7 degrees Celsius. "At 23.7 degrees Celsius,
52 Injured as Six Bogies of Mahakaushal Express Derail in Mahoba
Society March 30, 2017 10:17 AM
Fifty-two passengers were injured, 10 of them seriously, as eight bogies of the Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed early today in neighbouring Mahoba district. Railways have ordered
Man Held for Social Media Post Alluding to Crackdown on  Slaughter Houses
Society March 29, 2017 06:18 PM
Police have arrested a homeopathic doctor in Para Town in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly posting on social media a picture and a comment alluding to
195 Million in India Undernourished
Society March 29, 2017 05:42 PM
Close to 195 million people in India still remain undernourished and do not have access to healthy diet, a seminar was told here today. Assam's position
Bengali Film on Demonetisation Faces Censor Hurdle
Society March 29, 2017 05:22 PM
The Censor Board regional office has stalled the release of Bengali film "Shunyota" themed on the effects of demonetisation on the common man and referred
Kenyan Woman Pulled Out of Cab, Assaulted in Greater Noida
Society March 29, 2017 05:13 PM
A Kenyan woman was allegedly pulled out of a cab and assaulted by some unidentified persons in Greater Noida, close on the heels of the
Getting Threats for Criticising BJP, Modi, Alleges Historian Ramachandra Guha
Society March 29, 2017 10:32 AM
Writer-historian Ramachandra Guha today tweeted that he had been getting "identical threat mails" warning him not to be critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and
SC to Hear Pleas Against Ban of Liquor Shops Along Highways Tomorrow
Society March 28, 2017 12:09 PM
The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a batch of petitions seeking modification of its December 2016 order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of state
After UP, Jharkhand Govt Cracks the Whip on Illegal Abattoirs
Society March 28, 2017 11:30 AM
Following Uttar Pradesh government's action against illegal slaughter houses, Jharkhand government today asked closure of illegal abattoirs within 72 hours. The step was taken
Parliament Passes Mental Healthcare Bill Decriminalising Suicide Attempt by Mentally Ill People
Society March 28, 2017 09:36 AM
Parliament today passed a bill that seeks to decriminalise suicide attempt by mentally ill people and provides for the right to better healthcare for people
'No Mechanism To Evaluate The Quality Of Textbooks Of Private Publishers,' Says HRD Ministry
Society March 27, 2017 04:44 PM
Amid a debate on the need to scrutinise the content of textbooks being prescribed in schools, the HRD Ministry has expressed its inability to evaluate
SC Denies Permission to Woman to Terminate 27-Week Foetus Showing Signs Of Severe Physical Abnormalities
Society March 27, 2017 12:05 PM
The Supreme Court today refused permission to a woman to abort her 27-week-old foetus showing signs of severe physical abnormalities. A bench of Justices S A
Three Arrested in UP for Illegal Slaughter, Over 20 KG Meat Seized
Society March 26, 2017 01:17 PM
Three persons have been arrested for illegal slaughter and over 20 kg of meat was seized from their house at Madhavi village in Shamli district,
Gujarat: One Dead, Six Injured in Communal Clash in Patan District
Society March 26, 2017 10:34 AM
One person died and six others were injured in a communal clash at Vadavali village in Patan district of Gujarat today. Police fired seven rounds in
Four Students of Noida Varsity Booked for Ragging
Society March 25, 2017 05:45 PM
Four students of a private university here have been booked for allegedly ragging their junior at the campus, police said today. The incident is alleged to
Ambedkar Statue Vandalised in Noida Village
Society March 25, 2017 04:35 PM
Police today lodged a case against unidentified miscreants after the statue of B R Ambedkar at a park in Sarfabad village here was allegedly vandalised
Need to Defend Universities As Free Spaces, Says Hamid Ansari
Society March 25, 2017 03:24 PM
The freedom of our Universities has been challenged by "narrow considerations" and there is need to defend them as "free spaces" and as sources of
4 Killed as Car, Bus Collide in Barnala, Punjab
Society March 25, 2017 01:46 PM
Four persons were killed when the car in which they were traveling collided with a bus near Ghunas village in Barnala district of Punjab today,
Another Meat Processing Plant at Kairana, UP Sealed
Society March 25, 2017 12:35 PM
A large meat processing plant at Kairana town in Shamli district has been sealed after district authorities found "irregularities" during checking. A team of district officials
Twitter Suspends ABVP's Accounts, Restores Later
Society March 25, 2017 10:22 AM
Microblogging site Twitter suspended official accounts of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad but reinstated them after social media users criticised the move. The ABVP's official Twitter
Resident Doctors in Maharashtra Call Off Strike
Society March 25, 2017 09:30 AM
Resident doctors across Maharashtra today called off their five-day protest against a spate of assaults and resumed duties following an ultimatum from the Bombay High
Govt Staff in Bareilly Barred From Wearing Jeans, T-Shirts at Work
Society March 24, 2017 07:56 PM
Government employees in the district have been asked not to wear jeans and t-shirts at work, while the hospital staff here will have their day's
Dr Randeep Guleria Appointed New Director of AIIMS-Delhi
Society March 24, 2017 07:41 PM
Dr Randeep Guleria was today appointed as the director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. Dr Guleria joined AIIMS as
Society March 24, 2017 07:37 PM
A crucial bill seeking to decriminalise suicide and provide the right to better healthcare for people suffering from mental illness today found all-round support in
Anti-Romeo Squads: Don't Criticise From Day One, Says UP Guv
Society March 24, 2017 07:32 PM
Amidst concerns over the setting up of anti-Romeo squads, Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik said today that "stirring controversies" from day one is not proper
Ravindra Gaikwad Should Be Punished, Says 62-Year-Old Staffer Who Was Beaten By The Shiv Sena MLA
Society March 24, 2017 06:36 PM
The 62-year-old Air India staffer, who was beaten up by a Shiv Sena MP "25 times" with his slippers, today said his attacker must be
Shiv Sena Workers Burn Air India Staffer's Effigy Who Was Assaulted By Sena MP
Society March 24, 2017 05:18 PM
Shiv Sena workers in party MP Ravindra Gaikwad's Osmanabad constituency, today burnt an effigy of the Air India staffer, who was assaulted by the leader,
As Meat Supply In UP Dries Up, Lucknow Kebab Makers Brace For Losses
Society March 24, 2017 04:53 PM
Its all gone quiet in Lucknow's iconic Tunday Kababi which was once flooded with patrons seeking out their melt-in-the-mouth Galawati Kababs. Ever since its inception in
Random, Unpredictable 'Typos' By The Human Body Cause Cancer?
Society March 24, 2017 04:16 PM
Random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes" account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause cancer, according to a new study which explains why people with
Two Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Slaughter Buffaloes in UP's Muzaffarnagar
Society March 24, 2017 01:52 PM
Two people have been arrested in Shamli district after they were allegedly found preparing to illegally slaughter buffaloes, police said today. Six buffaloes were
Gujarat High Court Dismisses Petition Seeking Ban On Book Which Mocks PM Modi
Society March 24, 2017 01:18 PM
The Gujarat High Court today disposed of a petition seeking a ban on the sale of a satirical book "Feku Have Dilli Ma" (Feku Now
Delhi's Iconic Regal Cinema to Close From March 31
Society March 23, 2017 07:20 PM
The iconic Regal cinema has decided to shut its door from March 31 as the owners were unable to obtain a structural security certificate. Anushka Sharma's
With Vikalp, Passengers on Wait List Can Tavel in Rajdhani at Mail, Express Fare
Society March 23, 2017 12:05 PM
From April 1, waitlisted passengers can avail the opportunity of travelling in premier trains like Rajdhani or Shatabdi even if they have booked tickets in
Aadhar, Photograph Now Mandatory in Degrees, UGC Directs Varsities
Society March 22, 2017 06:22 PM
The UGC has directed all universities and educational institutions to introduce identification mechanisms like student's photograph and Aadhar number besides security features in degrees and
Father Kills Teen Daughter in Suspected Honour Killing in UP
Society March 22, 2017 02:03 PM
In a suspected case of honour killing, a 15-year-old girl in Charthaval town here was today allegedly murdered by her father who was against her
'Why Havelock Island in Andaman Named After Man Who Fought Indians?' BJP Leader Asks the RS
Society March 22, 2017 01:45 PM
A demand was made in the Rajya Sabha today to change the name of Havelock island in the Andamans with a BJP member saying that
34-Yr-Old Madrasa Teacher 'Hacked to Death' in Kerala
Society March 21, 2017 07:23 PM
A 34-year-old madrassa teacher was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near here in the wee hours today, police said. Riaz was fatally attacked
In Haryana, Aadhar Based Attendance Must for Employees of Govt Aided Colleges
Society March 21, 2017 05:00 PM
From April 1, 'Aadhar' enabled biometric attendance will become mandatory for teachers and other employees in all the government aided colleges of Haryana. Principals
Police Files Complaint Against Poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay for 'Hurting Hindu Sentiments'
Society March 21, 2017 03:52 PM
A Hindutva group has lodged a police complaint against noted poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay for allegedly hurting "Hindu sentiments and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath"
Spurious Liquor Claims Five Lives in West Bengal
Society March 21, 2017 01:22 PM
Five persons have died and several others admitted to hospital over the last three days after they consumed spurious liquor in West Bengal's South 24
28-Yr-Old Man 'Lynched' by Mob on Suspicion of Theft in Delhi
Society March 21, 2017 12:21 PM
A 28-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of committing theft at a haystack godown in northwest Delhi's Swaroop Nagar.
Uttarakhand HC Accords Status Of 'Living Human Entities' To Ganga, Yamuna
Society March 21, 2017 09:56 AM
In a landmark judgement, the Uttarakhand High Court today accorded the status of "living human entities" to the Ganga and Yamuna, two of India's most
Kerala: Christian Group Wants Nuns to Hear Confessions of Women  
Society March 20, 2017 01:44 PM
A Kerala-based layman's outfit has come out with a demand that nuns be allowed to perform the sacrament of confession for women and minors instead
Dhoni's Missing Phones Recovered, 'Error In Judgement' By Hotel Staff
Society March 19, 2017 02:02 PM
Former Indian skipper M S Dhoni's mobile phones, which allegedly went missing during the fire incident at a hotel here recently, have been found, police
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