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582 Gram Panchayat Members in Chhattisgarh Get Notice for No Toilets at Home
Society January 24, 2017 03:39 PM
Atleast 582 gram panchayat representatives in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district have been issued notices by local administration for not constructing toilets in their homes, a senior official said today. Notices were
Youths Jailed For Firing At Police Team To Escape Arrest
Society January 23, 2017 05:14 PM
Two youths have been sent to jail for three years by a Delhi court for firing at a police team while trying to evade arrest
Derailment: AP CM Announces Rs 5 Lakh Ex Gratia To Kin Of Deceased From State
Society January 22, 2017 05:47 PM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh under an insurance scheme to the kin of passengers
16 Killed in Hungarian Bus Crash in Italy
Society January 21, 2017 11:23 AM
A bus carrying Hungarian teenagers crashed and caught fire on a motorway in northern Italy, killing 16 people, firefighters said today. Some 36 injured
Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Petition For CBI Probe Into 'Dhulagarh Riots'
Society January 20, 2017 06:00 PM
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition seeking CBI probe into the alleged two-day communal riots in West Bengal's Dhulagarh last month. A bench
2016 Deadliest Year For Journalists in Afghanistan
Society January 19, 2017 04:08 PM
Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second most
Society January 18, 2017 05:16 PM
Sixteen houses were redyced to ashes in separate incidents of fire in West Siang district, police said today. Seven dwellings were burnt down at
Charged for Murder, Indrani Mukerjea Now Wants to Split With Peter
Society January 17, 2017 07:57 PM
Indrani Mukerjea, facing charges of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, today informed a special CBI court that she wants to move a family court to
582 Gram Panchayat Members in Chhattisgarh Get Notice for No Toilets at Home
Society January 24, 2017 03:39 PM
Atleast 582 gram panchayat representatives in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district have been issued notices by local administration for not constructing toilets in their homes, a senior official said today. Notices were
'Challenge Gender Stereotypes', Modi on Girl Child Day
Society January 24, 2017 02:36 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underlined the need to reject gender discrimination and ensure equal opportunities as he extended greetings on the occasion of Girl
Cabinet Approves IIM Bill Giving Statutory Powers to the Institute, IIMs to Award Degrees Instead of Diplomas
Society January 24, 2017 02:07 PM
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017, under which IIMs would be
Archaeologists Develop Patterns Explaining The Collapse Of The Maya Civilisation
Society January 24, 2017 01:07 PM
Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed chronology patterns that may explain what led to
Flight Operations Affected in Kashmir As Many Areas Receive Fresh Snowfall
Society January 24, 2017 12:54 PM
 Most areas in Kashmir received fresh snowfall today, affecting flight operations at the airport here, even as the Meteorological Department has forecast widespread snowfall or
At Least 4 Reported Dead, 3 Missing in California Storms
Society January 24, 2017 12:47 PM
Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads
Youths Jailed For Firing At Police Team To Escape Arrest
Society January 23, 2017 05:14 PM
Two youths have been sent to jail for three years by a Delhi court for firing at a police team while trying to evade arrest
Team Of Students In USA Plan To Brew Beer On The Moon
Society January 23, 2017 05:10 PM
For the first time, a team of students in the US is planning to brew beer on the Moon by sending a canister aboard an
Jallikattu: Police Says Some Protesters Belong To Ultra Left Outfits
Society January 23, 2017 04:19 PM
Police today said some of the protesters, who took part in the pro-jallikattu agitation here, belonged to ultra-left organisations such as the CPI(ML) and Revolutionary
Smartphones Can Now Help You Complete Your Maths Homework
Society January 23, 2017 12:56 PM
Students, take note! Smartphones can now help you finish your math homework by giving step-by-step solutions to hard-to-crack algebra equations, thanks to a new artificial
Jallikattu: After Week Long Protest, Many Protesters Removed From Marina Beach
Society January 23, 2017 09:14 AM
In an early morning crackdown, the police here started removing scores of protesters who were demonstrating at the Marina beach for the past one week,
Derailment: AP CM Announces Rs 5 Lakh Ex Gratia To Kin Of Deceased From State
Society January 22, 2017 05:47 PM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced an ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh under an insurance scheme to the kin of passengers
2 Dead, 28 Injured During Jallikattu At Pudukottai, 1 Dead in Madurai Protests
Society January 22, 2017 04:12 PM
Two persons were killed and 28 suffered minor injuries during jallikattu in Pudukottai district today, while a man died due to dehydration in Madurai during
Odisha Police Rules Out Involvement Of Maoists In Hirakhand Express Train Derailment
Society January 22, 2017 03:50 PM
Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage. "There is no indication
Trump's Facial Features Linked To Aggressive Nature And Unethical Behaviour, Says Study
Society January 22, 2017 01:24 PM
US President Donald Trump's facial features are linked to aggressive, dominant nature as well as unethical behaviour and exploitation of trust, say scientists who confirmed
After Jallikattu Success, Chorus Grows For A Lift On Kambala Ban
Society January 22, 2017 09:51 AM
With the decks getting cleared for the bull taming festival of Jallikattu in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, there is a growing chorus for organising Kambala, a traditional
16 Killed in Hungarian Bus Crash in Italy
Society January 21, 2017 11:23 AM
A bus carrying Hungarian teenagers crashed and caught fire on a motorway in northern Italy, killing 16 people, firefighters said today. Some 36 injured
'Sell Jalebis If You Want to Make Profit, Not Seats', Sisodia to Private Schools
Society January 21, 2017 10:48 AM
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today said the private schools in the national capital which "make money by selling seats" should rather sell "jalebis" if
Rottweiler Dog Attacks Woman in South Delhi, Owner Booked
Society January 21, 2017 10:41 AM
A 35-year-old woman was attacked by a Rottweiler dog when she was returning after dropping her daughter to school in south Delhi's RK Puram area. The
EPCA Rolls Out Graded Response Plan in Delhi-NCR to Bat Poor Air Quality
Society January 21, 2017 10:41 AM
Measures under the graded response plan's 'very poor' category head, including blanket ban on garbage burning, firecrackers and closure of brick kilns, were today enforced
JNU Student Alleges Rape by 2 Afghan Nationals in Delhi
Society January 21, 2017 10:03 AM
An undergrad JNU student was allegedly raped by two Afghan nationals in south Delhi's Green Park area, police said today. The victim had gone to a
10 Coaches of Ranikhet Express Derail in Rajasthan
Society January 21, 2017 09:56 AM
Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, officials said today. Train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16
Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Petition For CBI Probe Into 'Dhulagarh Riots'
Society January 20, 2017 06:00 PM
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition seeking CBI probe into the alleged two-day communal riots in West Bengal's Dhulagarh last month. A bench
HC Pulls Up CBI for Tardy Progress in Pansare, Dabholkar Cases
Society January 20, 2017 03:56 PM
The Bombay High Court today said it was "very unhappy" over the pace of progress in the Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murder cases even
Air India Removes 57 Over-Weight Crew Members From Flying Duty
Society January 20, 2017 03:28 PM
Cracking the whip on its over-weight cabin staff, the government-owned Air India has temporarily taken off 57 crew members from flying and put them on
One In Five Adults Secretly Access Partners' Facebook Accounts: Study
Society January 20, 2017 01:56 PM
Nearly one in five adults snoop on the Facebook accounts of their friends, romantic partners or family members, using the victims' own computers or cellphones
32 Schools Torched by Miscreants During Kashmir Unrest: J&K Govt
Society January 20, 2017 11:23 AM
Miscreants torched 32 school buildings during the past 5 months of disturbances in Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister of State for Education Priya Sethi
13 Killed in Fog-Related Mishap in UP, Cold Wave Continues
Society January 20, 2017 10:42 AM
Twelve school children and their bus driver were killed and 35 kids injured in a fog-related mishap in Uttar Pradesh as cold wave conditions continued
MNCs Are Having Sleepless Nights Because Of Patanjali, Says Ramdev
Society January 20, 2017 10:21 AM
Yoga guru Ramdev today said it was because of Patanjali that multi-national companies have sleepless nights. "No MNC comes here to give you money, they have
VHP Supports Jallikattu, Asks Media, Judiciary Not to Interfere
Society January 20, 2017 09:22 AM
Supporting the demand for holding of jallikattu, VHP today said the judiciary should not interfere in ancient beliefs of the Hindus and that those who
2016 Deadliest Year For Journalists in Afghanistan
Society January 19, 2017 04:08 PM
Afghanistan suffered its deadliest year on record for journalists in 2016, according to a report released today which said the country is the second most
Three Killed in Suspected Landmine Blast Triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh
Society January 19, 2017 02:43 PM
Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went off in a
Over 15 Children Killed as Bus Overturns in UP's Etah
Society January 19, 2017 11:28 AM
At least 15 children were killed on Thursday and several others injured when their school bus collided with a lorry amid dense fog on Aliganj-Paliyali
2016 The Hottest Year Ever Recorded, Says UN Weather Agency
Society January 19, 2017 10:53 AM
The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, according to the UN weather agency, highlighting new
Delhi govt Claims Pollution 'Not Rising' in City
Society January 19, 2017 10:27 AM
The Delhi government and the Opposition today clashed in the Assembly over air pollution in the national capital with BJP leader Vijender Gupta questioning the
Society January 18, 2017 05:16 PM
Sixteen houses were redyced to ashes in separate incidents of fire in West Siang district, police said today. Seven dwellings were burnt down at
Stent Prices to be Fixed in 10-15 Days, Says Government
Society January 18, 2017 04:14 PM
With an aim of providing relief to heart patients, the government today said it will fix prices of stents in the next 10-15 days.
Society January 18, 2017 03:53 PM
A wanted NDFB(Songbijit) ultra was apprehended by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police from Daiphang Gaon area near Udalguri in lower Assam,
After Facebook Plea For Help By Victim, 7 Cambodian women Rescued From Sex Slavery In Japan
Society January 18, 2017 02:47 PM
Seven Cambodian women have been rescued from a restaurant in Japan where they were allegedly forced into sex work after a victim made a desperate
Now Govt Desperate to Declare Rohith as OBC, Says Radhika Vemula
Society January 18, 2017 02:35 PM
On the first death anniversary of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula today, his mother Radhika Vemula alleged that governments were desperate to declare him as
Journalist Booked for Covering Vemula Anniversary Protest in Hyderabad
Society January 18, 2017 01:49 PM
Cyberabad Police today booked a journalist for allegedly unauthorisedly entering into the University of Hyderabad (UoH) campus on the first death anniversary of Dalit scholar
Ashram Staffers Sodomise 6 Year Old Orphan Boy
Society January 18, 2017 01:11 PM
A six-year-old orphan boy was allegedly sodomised by three staffers of an ashram in central Delhi's IP Estate area. The incident came to light after the
Tamil Nadu Ministers Meet Jallikattu Agitators To Assure Them Of Their Commitment
Society January 18, 2017 10:03 AM
As pro-Jallikattu protests across Tamil Nadu continued to gain steam with a group of youngsters continuing their agitation here through the night, the state government
Charged for Murder, Indrani Mukerjea Now Wants to Split With Peter
Society January 17, 2017 07:57 PM
Indrani Mukerjea, facing charges of killing her daughter Sheena Bora, today informed a special CBI court that she wants to move a family court to
Stray Dogs Also Have a Right to Live: Supreme Court
Society January 17, 2017 07:48 PM
"Stray dogs have a right to live," was how the Supreme Court reacted sharply today when a submission was made that such canines should be
Hooch Tragedy Claims 2 Lives in Surat
Society January 17, 2017 06:02 PM
At least two persons were killed after they consumed country made liquor laced with poisonous chemical here, police said today. Two youth -- Pradip
Five Naxals Arrested in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon District
Society January 17, 2017 05:01 PM
Five naxals were today arrested in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Kondagaon district, police said. The cadres were apprehended by a joint a team of security forces
Caught Abusing a Minor Girl, Man 'Lynched' in Odisha Village
Society January 17, 2017 04:47 PM
 A 43-year-old man was beaten to death by villagers for allegedly eve-teasing a girl at Bangalidahi in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, police said today. Tutu
Unfazed Rajasthan Education Minister Stands By Cow-Oxygen Remark, Says Knowledge From 'Research Websites'
Society January 17, 2017 04:28 PM
Unfazed by criticism over his remarks that the cow is the only animal to "exhale oxygen", Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani today stood by his
Major Food Scandal Unearthed In China, Fake Branded Items Using Recycled Food Were In Production
Society January 17, 2017 02:27 PM
A massive adulterated food scandal has been uncovered in China that involved making fake-branded sauces and flavourings using recycled spices and industrial- grade salt harmful
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