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Friday, January 19, 2018
 

India

Health boss sent on leave

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Union health ministry has asked its senior-most medical officer who oversees the implementation of the government's myriad health and family welfare programmes to go on leave and asked the second-in-command to take his position....   | Read..
 

Snake after snake in Delhi Assembly

First published on 18-Jan-2018
It has now come to light that a day before rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra was marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly for depicting chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as a Balinese Python, a juvenile black-he......   | Read..
 

'Daughter thrower' father arrested

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A man accused of throwing four of his daughters out of a moving train in Uttar Pradesh last year, leaving one of them dead, was arrested on Tuesday night after police tracked him down through cellp......   | Read..
 

Child dies in UP police firing

First published on 18-Jan-2018
An eight-year-old boy died when police in Mathura opened fire in front of a mango orchard on the assumption that some robbers had taken shelter there on Wednesday evening....   | Read..
 

Sculptor gift for refugees

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Sculptor Anish Kapoor, who last year won a $1m prize dubbed the "Jewish Nobel", has announced he is donating the money to five prominent NGOs engaged in easing the global refugee crisis....   | Read..
 

Defeating BJP agenda utmost priority: Sita

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Often called "pro-Congress" by his detractors in his party, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday contested the "pro-Congress, pro-BJP" binary that has been injecte......   | Read..
 

CBSE changes affiliation rule

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has discontinued the provision of granting permanent affiliation to schools run by private managements and public sector undertakings (PSUs)....   | Read..
 

ICCR push with trust for polls in one shot

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations, a government body formed to strengthen cultural ties between India and other countries, will partner with a trust closely identified with the Sangh pariva......   | Read..
 

Free Wi-fi on campus by Independence Day

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The central government has asked all the 800-plus universities in the country and their 40,000 affiliated colleges to coordinate with approved telecom service providers so that every campus has Wi-......   | Read..
 

Padmaavat security plea in SC

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Supreme Court will take up on Thursday a petition filed by the makers of the Hindi film Padmaavat seeking a direction to the Centre and the BJP-ruled states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Prades......   | Read..
 

Snapped: girl with AK-47

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Two photographs of a militant commander's eight-year-old daughter brandishing an AK-47 surfaced on social media on Wednesday, sparking fears in the Valley that the rebels may have hit upon the idea......   | Read..
 

Rs 96cr in demonetised notes seized from Kanpur builder’s house

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Kanpur police on Wednesday arrested 16 people, including a noted builder, after seizing over Rs 96crore in demonetised currency notes from the builder's ancestral house in Swaroop Nagar here....   | Read..
 

1st image taken by latest Cartosat-2 is of Holkar stadium

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The first day image captured by India's recently launched weather observation Cartosat-2 series satellite shows a part of Indore city in Madhya Pradesh with the Holkar Cricket Stadium in the centre......   | Read..
 

Minister Sitharaman takes a Su-30MkI ride

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday took a ride in the Indian Air Force’s frontline combat jet, the Sukhoi 30 MKI, from the air base here....   | Read..
 

Loosened: praise-strings

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The score at stumps on Day One of the Bengal Global Business Summit: Bengal 1, the event 1 and Mamata Banerjee 1 plus 1 plus 1....   | Read..
 

'Encounter' fear stalks even Togadia

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia on Tuesday said "some people" were trying to frame him in false cases and even get him killed in a fake encounter as he recalled events a day a......   | Read..
 

Want innovation-friendly India, says Modi; iPad to iCreate, echoes Netanyahu  

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on a 8km long roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram here on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Chinese terms for all of India

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Chinese consul-general in Calcutta has called for "more stable and sound political relations" between India and his country and a "welcoming approach" by the people here in ......   | Read..
 

Subsidy on Haj to end

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Haj subsidy will end from this year, the Centre said on Tuesday, implementing a step mandated by the Supreme Court and showcasing it as a commitment to "development without appeasement"....   | Read..
 

Cow urine to cure dissent

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The BJP's youth wing has purified a venue with cow urine to protest an event attended by actor Prakash Raj in Karnataka....   | Read..