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Statue of Mother Mary Vandalised in Mumbai
Society February 19, 2017 11:43 AM
A statue of Mother Mary was allegedly desecrated by unknown persons in suburban Kurla in the wee hours today, leading to tension in the area. The
Malayalam Actress Allegedly Kidnapped, Harassed By A Gang of Five
Society February 18, 2017 06:40 PM
A noted South Indian film actress was harassed for two hours allegedly by a gang of five men, who forced their way into her car
Ensure The Safety Of Uber, Ola Drivers: Delhi HC Tells Police
Society February 17, 2017 02:57 PM
Taking a serious view of incidents of violence against vehicles and drivers of app-based cab companies Ola and Uber, Delhi High Court today directed Delhi
Now Pay Taxes, Apply For PAN Via Mobile App
Society February 15, 2017 03:30 PM
The Income Tax department is developing an app that will soon allow assessees to pay taxes or apply for PAN using smartphones.
Social Media Addiction Costing Time, Creativity And Knowledge, Says Leadership Expert
Society February 14, 2017 03:13 PM
Social media addiction is costing the world time, creativity and knowledge, Robin Sharma, a renowned Canadian-Indian author and leadership expert, has warned. "People are addicted to
Delhi HC 'Foxed' By No Result On JNU Student Najeeb's Whereabouts
Society February 13, 2017 07:12 PM
Delhi High Court today said it was "foxed" by the lack of information about missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed's whereabouts even after five months of
Selfie Paradox: Study Finds People Love Their Own Selfies But Not That Of Others
Society February 12, 2017 03:11 PM
People like taking and sharing selfies, but do not like seeing others posting them on social media, a new study has found. The study
Faridabad: YMCA Issues Dress Code, 'Kurta Pajama' For Boys, 'Salwar And Kameez With Dupatta' For Girls
Society February 11, 2017 04:26 PM
The YMCA has ditched the traditional black robes and square hats for its convocation function.
JNU Missing Student Case: HC Orders Polygraph as Other Leads Yield No Result
Society February 10, 2017 02:39 PM
Delhi High Court today said it has asked the police to explore other avenues of probe, like a polygraph test of persons connected with missing
Merriam Webster Welcomes Slangs, Verbs Like 'Face Palm', 'Geek Out' Make It To Dictionary
Society February 08, 2017 03:42 PM
FLOTUS, face-palm, net neutrality along with terms from recent advances in science - such as CRISPR - are among over 1,000 new words added to
Manja Is Capable Of Cutting One's Throat, Says NGT
Society February 07, 2017 04:32 PM
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Kite strings coated with glass, popular as 'manja', are highly dangerous and may easily cut one's throat, the National Green Tribunal today observed while refusing
Strong Earthquake Tremors Felt Across North India
Society February 06, 2017 11:09 PM
The epicentre has been located to Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand
SC Grants Compensation Of 1 Crore To Boy Who Lost Both Arms In Agriculture Field, Blames HP Govt For Negligence
Society February 05, 2017 07:13 PM
A 12-year-old boy, whose both arms had to be amputated after he came in contact with a high tension wire in an agricultural field, has
Ugandan Woman Stabbed to Death in Bengaluru After Brawl Over 'Money for Sex'
Society February 03, 2017 09:30 AM
A Ugandan woman was allegedly stabbed to death by a man following an argument over money for 'sexual favour' at her residence in Kothanur here
Chapter In School Textbook Cites 'Ugliness' And Physical Inability Of Women As Reason For Demanding Dowry
Society February 02, 2017 04:34 PM
A Class XII textbook in Maharashtra says - "ugliness" and physical handicap of a girl is one of the main reasons for prevalence of  dowry
Security Guard Arrested After Infosys Techie Found Murdered In Her Pune Office
Society January 30, 2017 09:47 AM
A 26-year-old security guard has been apprehended in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old woman IT professional from Infosys, who was found dead last
Marriage Under Hindu Law Is 'Sacrament', Not Contract: HC
Society January 29, 2017 02:05 PM
Marriage under the Hindu law is "sacrament" and "not a contract" which can be entered into by executing a deed, Delhi High Court has observed
GSM-Sena Combine Assures to Ban EDMs, Rave Parties in Goa
Society January 28, 2017 01:50 PM
RSS rebel Subhash Velingkar-led Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) and Shiv Sena in their joint manifesto for Goa polls have promised to ban Electronic Dance Music
Climate Change, Trump's Victory Move 'Doomsday' 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight, Say Scientists
Society January 27, 2017 06:12 PM
The election of Donald Trump as US President, impact of climate change as well as wider geopolitical turbulence like the tension between nuclear-armed India and
Statue of Mother Mary Vandalised in Mumbai
Society February 19, 2017 11:43 AM
A statue of Mother Mary was allegedly desecrated by unknown persons in suburban Kurla in the wee hours today, leading to tension in the area. The
2 Indians Die Every Minute Due to Air Pollution: Study
Society February 19, 2017 10:35 AM
The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says
Malayalam Actress Allegedly Kidnapped, Harassed By A Gang of Five
Society February 18, 2017 06:40 PM
A noted South Indian film actress was harassed for two hours allegedly by a gang of five men, who forced their way into her car
Watch: Delhi College Guard Brutally Beats Street Dog To Death, Case Registered After Video Goes Viral
Society February 18, 2017 10:05 AM
A dog, which "had harmed 10-12 students" was brutally beaten up and killed by a guard of a university in Rohini of outer Delhi, a
Ensure The Safety Of Uber, Ola Drivers: Delhi HC Tells Police
Society February 17, 2017 02:57 PM
Taking a serious view of incidents of violence against vehicles and drivers of app-based cab companies Ola and Uber, Delhi High Court today directed Delhi
Smoke On The Water Encore. Bellandur Lake Is On Fire Again
Society February 17, 2017 12:21 PM
Thick smoke enveloped Bellandur lake after a fire broke out when garbage strewn around it was set ablaze, a fire department official said today. The incident
Govt To Act Against Companies Creating Artificial Shortage of Stents
Society February 17, 2017 11:52 AM
Government today said it is keeping a close watch on some companies trying to create an artificial shortage of life-saving coronary stents and stringent action
21-Year-Old Delhi Student Bags Rs 71 Lakh Per Annum Placement Package From Uber
Society February 17, 2017 11:10 AM
A Delhi Technological University (DTU) student has bagged a package of USD 1,10,000 (nearly Rs 71 lakh) per annum from US-based cab aggregator Uber. Sidharth, an
Pollution Caused Over One Million Premature Births in India, Highest In the World
Society February 17, 2017 10:26 AM
Expectant mothers breathing polluted air resulted in premature birth of over one million babies in India in 2010, highest in the world and twice the
Now Pay Taxes, Apply For PAN Via Mobile App
Society February 15, 2017 03:30 PM
The Income Tax department is developing an app that will soon allow assessees to pay taxes or apply for PAN using smartphones.
Social Media Addiction Costing Time, Creativity And Knowledge, Says Leadership Expert
Society February 14, 2017 03:13 PM
Social media addiction is costing the world time, creativity and knowledge, Robin Sharma, a renowned Canadian-Indian author and leadership expert, has warned. "People are addicted to
India Calls For Approach To Address Terrorist Cyberattacks, Feels Current International Law Not Capable Of Dealing With Threat
Society February 14, 2017 02:56 PM
India called for a collaborative preventive approach to address terrorist cyberattacks against critical infrastructures, underlining the fact  that the current international law is not well
Would Deal With Only Legal Aspect of Triple Talaq: SC
Society February 14, 2017 02:39 PM
Supreme Court today said it would decide issues pertaining to "legal" aspects of the practices of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims and
HC Stays Delhi Govt's New Nursery Admission Norms Based on Neighbourhood
Society February 14, 2017 01:29 PM
Delhi High Court today stayed the AAP government's new nursery admission norms based on the neighbourhood criteria, saying they were "arbitrary and discriminatory". Justice
Vyapam Scam: SC Upholds Admission Cancellation of 634 Students
Society February 14, 2017 10:29 AM
In a jolt to 634 medical students, the Supreme Court today upheld cancellation of their admission in the MBBS course through Vyapam test in Madhya
Jat Stir Enters Its 17th Day, Govt Says Monitoring Situation Closely
Society February 14, 2017 10:21 AM
The Jat agitation in Haryana seeking reservation in education and government jobs among other demands today entered its 17th day, even as the government said
Delhi HC 'Foxed' By No Result On JNU Student Najeeb's Whereabouts
Society February 13, 2017 07:12 PM
Delhi High Court today said it was "foxed" by the lack of information about missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed's whereabouts even after five months of
SC Refuses to Entertain 'Maoist Ideologue' Kobad Ghandy's Plea Seeking Bail
Society February 13, 2017 05:45 PM
Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea of Maoist ideologue Kobad Ghandy seeking bail in three criminal cases lodged against him on procedural grounds.
'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' To Release On May 26
Society Society February 13, 2017 05:29 PM
A docu-feature on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar titled "Sachin: A Billion Dreams," is set to release on May 26. The release date of the film was
Woman Who Accused SP MLA of Rape Found Dead in UP
Society February 13, 2017 04:03 PM
A 22-year-old woman, who had accused Samajwadi Party MLA Arun Verma of raping her along with some other youth in 2013, was found murdered near
Justice Karnan Fails to Appear in SC in Contempt Proceedings
Society February 13, 2017 12:49 PM
Controversial Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan today failed to appear before the Supreme Court in connection with suo motu contempt proceedings initiated
Selfie Paradox: Study Finds People Love Their Own Selfies But Not That Of Others
Society February 12, 2017 03:11 PM
People like taking and sharing selfies, but do not like seeing others posting them on social media, a new study has found. The study
Delhi HC Rejects PIL Against Govt's Bid To Have Foreign Architects Transform Pragati Maidan
Society February 12, 2017 11:55 AM
The Delhi High Court has turned down a PIL against the in-principle approval granted by the government for engaging foreign architects to transform Pragati Maidan
Faridabad: YMCA Issues Dress Code, 'Kurta Pajama' For Boys, 'Salwar And Kameez With Dupatta' For Girls
Society February 11, 2017 04:26 PM
The YMCA has ditched the traditional black robes and square hats for its convocation function.
Bothered By Monkeys, 52-Year-Old Widow From Kerala Ends Her Life By Consuming Acid
Society February 11, 2017 01:14 PM
Apparently fed up with constant troubles caused by a pack of monkeys, a 52-year-old widow ended her life by consuming acid at her house in
JNU Missing Student Case: HC Orders Polygraph as Other Leads Yield No Result
Society February 10, 2017 02:39 PM
Delhi High Court today said it has asked the police to explore other avenues of probe, like a polygraph test of persons connected with missing
Will Continue Aggressive Approach Against Naxals, Says New Bastar IG
Society February 10, 2017 02:31 PM
Noting that Naxals are on "backfoot", newly-appointed Inspector General of Police (in-charge) Bastar Range Sundarraj P, who replaced controversial officer S R P Kalluri, today
Merriam Webster Welcomes Slangs, Verbs Like 'Face Palm', 'Geek Out' Make It To Dictionary
Society February 08, 2017 03:42 PM
FLOTUS, face-palm, net neutrality along with terms from recent advances in science - such as CRISPR - are among over 1,000 new words added to
Actress' Bruised, Semi-Decomposed Body Found in Kolkata
Society February 08, 2017 01:26 PM
A semi-decomposed body of a small-time local actress of the Bengali entertainment industry was today recovered from her flat in the southern part of the
Manja Is Capable Of Cutting One's Throat, Says NGT
Society Society February 07, 2017 04:32 PM
Kite strings coated with glass, popular as 'manja', are highly dangerous and may easily cut one's throat, the National Green Tribunal today observed while refusing
SC Allows Woman To Abort 24-Week-Old Foetus As It Suffers From 'Disorder'
Society February 07, 2017 01:05 PM
The Supreme Court today allowed a Mumbai based  22-yr-old woman to terminate her pregnancy in the 24th week after finding out that the foetus suffers
Watch: 'Annoyed' With Three Days Old Infant's Incessant Cries, Ward Boy Breaks One Of His Legs
Society February 07, 2017 09:28 AM
In a shocking incident, a ward boy at a private hospital in Roorkee allegedly broke one of the legs of a three-day-old infant as he
Strong Earthquake Tremors Felt Across North India
Society February 06, 2017 11:09 PM
The epicentre has been located to Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand
Dalhousie Road Renamed As Dara Shikoh Road, Scholars Say 'History Being Distorted'
Society February 06, 2017 05:53 PM
Historians and urban planners today slammed the renaming of Dalhousie Road to Dara Shikoh Road in the national capital as a "populist move" while alleging
TMC Demands CBI Probe Into JNU Student Najeeb Ahmed's Disappearance
Society February 06, 2017 02:50 PM
Alleging political vendetta behind the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, Rajya Sabha member TMC member Vivek Gupta today asked the Centre to order a
Jat Quota Stir Continues, Security Further Strengthened in Sensitive Districts
Society February 06, 2017 01:13 PM
The Jat quota agitation in Haryana entered eighth day today and remained peaceful, even as the authorities beefed up security in sensitive districts. Amid elaborate security
AIIMS Suspends 5 Resident Doctors Over The Death Of A Pregnant Nurse During Surgery
Society February 06, 2017 01:09 PM
The AIIMS administration today suspended five resident doctors over the death of a pregnant nurse due to their alleged negligence, following nursing union's protest. The decision
SC Grants Compensation Of 1 Crore To Boy Who Lost Both Arms In Agriculture Field, Blames HP Govt For Negligence
Society February 05, 2017 07:13 PM
A 12-year-old boy, whose both arms had to be amputated after he came in contact with a high tension wire in an agricultural field, has
Ugandan Woman Stabbed to Death in Bengaluru After Brawl Over 'Money for Sex'
Society February 03, 2017 09:30 AM
A Ugandan woman was allegedly stabbed to death by a man following an argument over money for 'sexual favour' at her residence in Kothanur here
Chapter In School Textbook Cites 'Ugliness' And Physical Inability Of Women As Reason For Demanding Dowry
Society February 02, 2017 04:34 PM
A Class XII textbook in Maharashtra says - "ugliness" and physical handicap of a girl is one of the main reasons for prevalence of  dowry
Security Guard Arrested After Infosys Techie Found Murdered In Her Pune Office
Society January 30, 2017 09:47 AM
A 26-year-old security guard has been apprehended in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old woman IT professional from Infosys, who was found dead last
Female Infosys Techie Found Murdered In Office
Society January 30, 2017 09:36 AM
A 25-year-old woman software engineer of Infosys was allegedly strangled to death by an unidentified person at her workstation in Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in
Marriage Under Hindu Law Is 'Sacrament', Not Contract: HC
Society January 29, 2017 02:05 PM
Marriage under the Hindu law is "sacrament" and "not a contract" which can be entered into by executing a deed, Delhi High Court has observed
GSM-Sena Combine Assures to Ban EDMs, Rave Parties in Goa
Society January 28, 2017 01:50 PM
RSS rebel Subhash Velingkar-led Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) and Shiv Sena in their joint manifesto for Goa polls have promised to ban Electronic Dance Music
Abandoned Mortal Shell Found In South Delhi Park, Area Evacuated
Society January 28, 2017 01:30 PM
An abandoned mortar shell was found in a park at Vasant Kunj (North) in south Delhi this morning, creating sensation in the area with police
Srinagar-Jammu NH Remains Close For Fifth Day, Supply of Essentials Hit
Society January 28, 2017 01:02 PM
The arterial Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, the only all-weather road link between Kashmir and rest of the country, remained closed for the fifth consecutive day today,
Hazy Morning in Delhi, 20 Trains Delayed Due to Fog
Society January 28, 2017 11:07 AM
Delhiites woke up to a hazy morning with the minimum temperature settling at 10.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal, even as over 20 trains
Merely 16 Per Cent of Grant Under Nirbhaya Fund Spent by Agencies
Society January 28, 2017 10:00 AM
A mere 16 per cent of the grant sanctioned by the the Women and Child Development Ministry for women's safety and security under the Nirbhaya
Civil Society Members Rally Support for Bastar Activist Bela Bhatia
Society January 28, 2017 09:55 AM
 A group of 40 civil society members today came out in support of activist Bela Bhatia, who was asked to vacate her house in Pandripani
Climate Change, Trump's Victory Move 'Doomsday' 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight, Say Scientists
Society January 27, 2017 06:12 PM
The election of Donald Trump as US President, impact of climate change as well as wider geopolitical turbulence like the tension between nuclear-armed India and
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