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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
Supreme Court Gives Nod To Woman To Abort 24-Week-Old Foetus As It Hadn't Grown A Skull Yet
Society January 16, 2017 02:08 PM
The Supreme Court today allowed a Mumbai-based woman, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, to undergo termination of the foetus as it does
West Bengal: Six Pilgrims Die in Rush, WB Govt Says Not Stampede
Society January 15, 2017 07:49 PM
At least six pilgrims died while returning from Ganga Sagar fair here today, which the officials initially said was a stampede but the state government
Research Says Men More Likely To Lie, Post Naked Photos On Social Media
Society January 14, 2017 12:17 PM
Men are more likely to lie on social media, or even post naked photos of themselves in order to gather more 'likes' as compared to
ICSE Reschedules Class X, XII Board Exams Due To Elections
Society January 13, 2017 07:52 PM
ICSE and ISC examinations for Classes X and XII have been rescheduled in view of Assembly elections in five states including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. The
Iraq Conflict Killed More Than 16,000 People in 2016
Society January 12, 2017 07:46 PM
A research group tracking civilian deaths in Iraq says violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 Iraqis last year. The London-based Iraqi
Consumer Panel Says Colleges Aren't Service Providers After Student Asks For Refund Of Fees For Bad Service
Society January 11, 2017 05:03 PM
A district consumer forum here has dismissed a student's plea against prestigious St Stephen's College here for refund of tution fee on grounds of deficient
Cold Tightens Grip On Plains, Delhi Records Season's Lowest
Society January 10, 2017 07:58 PM
Cold wave tightened its grip on northern plains today with the national capital recording the season's lowest temperature even as a fresh bout of snowfall
Online Sales Of Medicine Prohibited Under Current Law Says Government
Society January 09, 2017 08:06 PM
The government today said online sale of medicines is permitted under the present law and the Health Ministry will come out with a clarification which
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
Indrani, Peter Mukerjea Charged With Murder in Sheena Bora Case
Society January 17, 2017 01:32 PM
A special CBI court today charged Indrani Mukerjea, her husband Peter Mukerjea and former husband Sanjeev Khanna with murdering her daughter Sheena Bora, clearing the
Over 200 Youths Taken Into Custody For Jallikattu Protests
Society January 17, 2017 11:53 AM
More than 200 youths were taken into custody after they held protests at Alanganallur village demanding lifting of the ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu,
Arrested For Molesting Children, Delhi Man Says He Used To 'Derive Fun' From It
Society January 17, 2017 10:36 AM
The 38-year-old man who was arrested here yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting hundreds of minor girls told police he used to "derive fun" out of
Government Working On Mechanism To 'Lock' Websites With Child Porn
Society January 17, 2017 10:09 AM
Women and Child Development Ministry is working on a mechanism to "lock" websites containing child pornographic materials and is also developing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Supreme Court Asks Government To Respond To Plea On Privacy In Social Media
Society January 17, 2017 09:56 AM
The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre and telecom regulator TRAI on a plea that privacy of over 157 million Indians have been
Supreme Court Gives Nod To Woman To Abort 24-Week-Old Foetus As It Hadn't Grown A Skull Yet
Society January 16, 2017 02:08 PM
The Supreme Court today allowed a Mumbai-based woman, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, to undergo termination of the foetus as it does
Twelve-Year-Old Allegedly Gangraped By Government School Principal And Three Teachers In Bihar
Society January 16, 2017 01:47 PM
A 12-year-old student of a government school was allegedly gangraped by the principal and three teachers here, police today said. Principal of Kako Secondary School Aju
Rising Inequality? You Bet. Richest 1 Percent Of Indians Own 58 Percent Of Country's Wealth Says Oxfam
Society January 16, 2017 12:15 PM
In signs of rising income inequality, India's richest 1 per cent now hold a huge 58 per cent of the country's total wealth -- higher
West Bengal: Six Pilgrims Die in Rush, WB Govt Says Not Stampede
Society January 15, 2017 07:49 PM
At least six pilgrims died while returning from Ganga Sagar fair here today, which the officials initially said was a stampede but the state government
Patna Boat Tragedy: FIR Filed Against Boat Operators, Opposition Plays Blame Game As Toll Reaches 24
Society January 15, 2017 06:09 PM
As the toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga here climbed to 24, the opposition today blamed alleged mismanagement and negligence at a government organised
Fresh Snowfall In Valley: Leh Coldest At Minus 13.7 Degrees Celsius
Society January 15, 2017 04:08 PM
Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir experienced fresh snowfall today even as an overcast sky led to relief from intense cold conditions as
Malayam Writer Kamal Chavara Burns Copies Of Own Novel After Being Charged With Sedition
Society January 15, 2017 01:46 PM
Alleging police highhandedness and threats from unidentified persons, Malayalam writer Kamal C. Chavara who had been charged with sedition for allegedly showing disrespect to the
'123456' And '123456789' Most Common Passwords In 2016 Says Study
Society January 15, 2017 01:30 PM
Numeric combination of '123456' was the most common password of 2016, followed by '123456789' and 'qwerty', according to researchers who reviewed over 10 million security
Research Says Men More Likely To Lie, Post Naked Photos On Social Media
Society January 14, 2017 12:17 PM
Men are more likely to lie on social media, or even post naked photos of themselves in order to gather more 'likes' as compared to
Mercury Dips To Near Freezing Point In Parts Of North India
Society January 14, 2017 11:57 AM
The northern states continued to shiver as the mercury dipped to near freezing point in some parts, while the weather department has predicted "cold to
Delhi Municipal Schools Closed Till Jan 19 Due to Cold Weather
Society January 14, 2017 10:48 AM
Municipal primary schools in Delhi will be closed till January 19 in view of the extreme cold conditions prevailing in the city. North and South Corporations
ICSE Reschedules Class X, XII Board Exams Due To Elections
Society January 13, 2017 07:52 PM
ICSE and ISC examinations for Classes X and XII have been rescheduled in view of Assembly elections in five states including Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. The
Bihar's Education Budget Surpasses National Average Says Study
Society January 13, 2017 06:28 PM
Bihar's school education budget is 5.6 per cent of its gross state domestic product, which is higher than the national average of 2.7 per cent
Puducherry Assembly Speaker Calls For Smooth Conduct Of Jallikattu To Highlight Tamil Bravery
Society January 13, 2017 02:22 PM
The Speaker of Puducherry Assembly V Vaithilingam has called for smooth conduct of "Jallikattu" during Pongal, to highlight the bravery of Tamils. In his Pongal message,
Jallikattu Held In Madurai Village To Protest Ban
Society January 13, 2017 01:00 PM
A group of youth today conducted Jallikattu in a village near here, in violation of the Supreme Court order banning the bull-taming sport, police said. The
SC Refuses to Pass Fresh Order to Stop Cockfights in AP
Society January 13, 2017 12:15 PM
The Supreme Court today refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar
Iraq Conflict Killed More Than 16,000 People in 2016
Society January 12, 2017 07:46 PM
A research group tracking civilian deaths in Iraq says violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 Iraqis last year. The London-based Iraqi
Punjab To Stop Paddy Straw Burning From This Year: HC On Air Pollution
Society January 12, 2017 07:01 PM
Air quality of Delhi and nearby states is deteriorating day by day and has attained alarming proportions, the Delhi High Court today said while asking
Khadi Workers Protest Against Gandhi Being Replaced By PM Modi In KVIC Calendar
Society January 12, 2017 06:41 PM
Upset over Mahatma Gandhi's picture missing on the calendar of the Khadi and Village Industries Commssion, a section of its workers here staged a protest
India's First Madame Tussauds Museum To Open in Delhi in June
Society January 12, 2017 04:17 PM
The first wax museum attraction Madame Tussauds will debut in Delhi this June with its operator Merlin Entertainments foraying into India with an investment plan
NGT Seeks Details of Budget Allocations to Sanitation Workers
Society January 12, 2017 03:57 PM
The National Green Tribunal today said salaries to sanitation employees should be paid on time as it sought a detailed report by tomorrow on budget
IIMC Suspends Student Over 'Sweeping Statements' Supporting Sacked Faculty Member
Society January 12, 2017 12:02 PM
A student of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has been suspended over "sweeping statements" made by him in support of an academic associate
Consumer Panel Says Colleges Aren't Service Providers After Student Asks For Refund Of Fees For Bad Service
Society January 11, 2017 05:03 PM
A district consumer forum here has dismissed a student's plea against prestigious St Stephen's College here for refund of tution fee on grounds of deficient
Jallikattu Our Traditional Right, Says Sasikala In Letter To Modi, Requests PM To Promulgate Ordinance
Society January 11, 2017 01:13 PM
AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala today wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking promulgation of an ordinance for conduct of the bull taming
80 Percent Of All Smokers Live In Low- And Middle-Income Countries, Says WHO
Society January 11, 2017 11:01 AM
Nearly 80 per cent of the over one billion tobacco smokers globally live in low- and middle-income countries like India, WHO said today and asserted
Cold Tightens Grip On Plains, Delhi Records Season's Lowest
Society January 10, 2017 07:58 PM
Cold wave tightened its grip on northern plains today with the national capital recording the season's lowest temperature even as a fresh bout of snowfall
Toy Train Derails Near Darjeeling, 5 Injured
Society January 10, 2017 07:51 PM
At least five persons, including the driver, were today injured when the engine and two coaches of the famous toy train derailed in Darjeeling district. Darjeeling
Jallikattu: Centre Says Will Take A Stand Once The Decision Is Taken By Supreme Court
Society January 10, 2017 06:08 PM
Amidst growing chorus for holding bull taming sport Jallikattu, the Centre today said it will take a stand on the issue once the matter is
17 Farmers Committed Suicide In TN In 2 Months: CM
Society January 10, 2017 05:52 PM
Amidst opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died due to drought in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said 17 farmers have committed
Kashmir: 'Irreversible Loss' To Education Owing To Unrest That Lasted 5 Months
Society January 10, 2017 05:10 PM
The education sector has been badly hit in Kashmir Valley during the five-month-long unrest, causing "irreversible loss" to students, the Economic Survey Report has said. "Due
CAT Scores Announced, 20 Get Perfect Scores
Society January 10, 2017 11:54 AM
The Common Admission Test results for 2016 for entry into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Management and other top business schools were announced today, the
Online Sales Of Medicine Prohibited Under Current Law Says Government
Society January 09, 2017 08:06 PM
The government today said online sale of medicines is permitted under the present law and the Health Ministry will come out with a clarification which
Water Level In 91 Major Reservoirs Dips To 57 Percent Of Total Capacity Says Government
Society January 09, 2017 06:38 PM
Water level in 91 major reservoirs in the country has dipped to 57 per cent of their total capacity, the government said today. According to the
Do Not Know How To Use Credit Or Debit Cards, Says Puducherry Welfare Minister
Society January 09, 2017 06:26 PM
In a candid admission, Welfare Minister M Kandasamy today admitted his ignorance in using debit or credit cards at a protest by the Mahila wing
No Prohibition Proposal As Of Now, Says Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister
Society January 09, 2017 06:18 PM
Madhya Pradesh government today clarified that there is no proposal to ban liquor (prohibition) in the state as of now. "There is no such proposal under
A Day After NHRC Report on Tribal Women's Assault, C'garh Govt Says 'Won't Tolerate Misconduct Against Tribals'
Society January 09, 2017 04:31 PM
Taking cognisance of NHRC's notice to Chhattisgarh government over alleged rape, sexual and physical assault of 16 women in Bastar by state police personnel, state
Excessive Use Of Smartphones Leads To Dry-Eye Disease Risk In Kids, Claim Scientists
Society January 09, 2017 02:22 PM
Kids who spend a lot of time on their smartphones and computer devices may be at high risk of developing dry eye disease, scientists have
Newly Appointed LG Anil Baijal Inspects S Delhi, Emphasises on Parking Policy
Society January 09, 2017 01:32 PM
Lt Governor Anil Baijal today emphasised putting in place an implementable parking policy for the national capital at the earliest after he conducted an on-ground
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