Proud of succesful missile test fire, boost India's defence: President Mukherjee to DRDO

Proud of succesful missile test fire, boost India's defence: President Mukherjee to DRDO

"The nation is proud of the achievement made by DRDO and looks upon DRDO to make even greater efforts to boost India's indigenous defence capabilities in technologically challenging areas," the President said.

Abstaining from vote sends ‘negative’ message from India on LGBT issue, says RJD
Abstaining from vote sends ‘negative’ message from India on LGBT issue, says RJD

Earlier, the LGBT community members had expressed disappointment over the government’s move and demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and speak about “inclusive society”.

German bakery blast: Maharashtra moves SC against HC order
German bakery blast: Maharashtra moves SC against HC order

A petition challenged the March 17, 2016 judgement of high court which acquitted Mirza Himayat Baig from serious charges under various sections of the Unlawful Prevention (Activities) Act and the IPC.

Pakistan overtakes India on money stashed in Swiss banks
Pakistan overtakes India on money stashed in Swiss banks

This is the first time in the last three years that the funds linked to Pakistan in Swiss banks have exceeded that of Indians.

Toddler falls in borewell in Jodhpur; rescue operation on

A rescue operation has been launched but the location of the girl, who fell while playing near a gunny bag covered borewell, could not be traced despite cameras and hooks being dropped into the borewell.

CGWA empowered to regulate groundwater extraction: Ministry of Environment and Forests

A Delhi resident alleged that DMRC was using groundwater instead of wastewater to wash its trains, causing water table depletion. MoEF replied that CGWA has the mandate to regulate ground water extraction.

Fresh jolt to Mayawati: R K Chaudhary quits party, alleges election tickets auctioned

At election time, tickets are allotted to the person who pays the highest amount, said R K Chaudhary while announcing his resignation from the party at a press conference.

India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

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India will not forget or turn away from Afghanistan: PM Modi at Salma Dam's inauguration

PDP-BJP govt shredding democracy to pieces: Omar Abdullah

The former Chief Minister said the first memorandum was on the "sabotage" of a bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Alienation of Land Act and the Transfer of Property Act.

Tripura border with Bangladesh to be sealed within two years: Centre

Bangladesh and India share 4,096-kilometer long international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world.

Kerala: Govt decides to ban e-cigarettes

The move comes in the wake of recent claiming that e-cigarettes can cause cancer and heart ailments

Greenhouse gas emission in Panaji 3 times more than national average - Study

The study, which is a part of Smart City Development Mission, was released in Panaji on Thursday by Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP).

Uttarakhand: CM Rawat seeks clearance of Rs 123 cr scholarship to SC, ST

Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has already released 52.3 crore and has promised to release the remaining amount "soon"

Maharashtra: RSS chief, energy minister lead tree plantation drive

Mohan Bhagwat planted a sapling near the RSS headquarters at Mahal in Eastern Mumbai

LGBT community questions PM Modi’s silence, says govt has 'fascist mindset'

India abstained from voting in UN Human Rights Council to appoint independent investigator for protecting LGBT rights worldwide

Pak sees 26/11 masterminds as ‘national assets’, says Defence Expert

Defence Expert P.K. Sehgal's remarks came after Islamabad demanded ‘additional evidences’ to draw early conclusion of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

Amarnath Yatra: Rajnath Singh will visit J&K to review security measures

The annual Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine will start from July 2

Confront law rather than indulging in political propaganda, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The Congress party had earlier criticized the judicial commission-led by Justice SN Dhingra for the delay in probing land licences issued to companies, including that of Robert Vadra’s.

Odisha government aims for an integrated shoreline management plan

The integrated shoreline management plan by the Odisha government would include actions ranging from shoreline erosion to natural disaster management.

RJD leader Shahabuddin's AIIMS visit troubles other patients

Shahabuddin had been brought to AIIMS after he complained of back pain.

President Pranab Mukherjee condemns Kabul attack

On Thursday, two suicide explosions carried out by the Taliban killed over 37 people in Kabul.

India committed towards protecting rights of Indigenous Peoples

India believes that more research is required on how existing arrangements are being utilised by the indigenous peoples.

Shah slams Samajwadi Party and Congress at BJP's booth-level workers' meet

"To rise up to the party president's post in Congress, one needs to be born into the Gandhi family," Shah said, adding that the scenario is similar in SP and BSP too.

Odisha State Bar Council to take up no confidence motion against chairman

The no confidence motion would be taken up against Mohapatra and the Bar Council of India representative Devi Prasanna Dhal at the meeting to be convened soon, Mishra said.

AIADMK regime stifles independent work of police: MK Stalin

The Opposition Leader's comments come a day after DMK chief M Karunanidhi launched a scathing attack on the police department for 'failing' to protect the common man.

Former Goa CM Digambar Kamat questioned by ED in connection with Louis Berger scam

Pravin Pawar, said that they were probing Kamat's role in the scam and subsequently he was questioned. However he refused to give details.

Bahujan Samaj Party downplays R K Chaudhary's resignation and accusations

"All selfish leaders were quitting the party before elections, levelling baseless allegations against Mayawati, " BSP chief said after Chaudhary quit the party accusing Mayawati of "auctioning" tickets.

'Tatali scam' allegations baseless: Gujarat Education Minister; AAP demands probe

Champawat had on Wednesday alleged that the government through the recruitment of talatis, collected funds for BJP from selected candidates.

Look at Haryana police recruits: Deputy CM on Punjab drug menace

Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Badal, said that Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have been trying to defame entire youth of Punjab in the name of the drugs.

Sheena Bora case: Bombay HC directs CBI court to hand over approver's statement to accused

The three accused - Indrani, Peter Mukherjea and petitioner Sanjeev Khanna - will now get a copy of the statement on the direction of Justice Sadhana Jadhav.

Draft Trafficking Bill does not address issues faced by children pushed into sex work: MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar

He said that the bill fails to define ‘trafficking’, does not address issues faced by millions of children pushed into sex work and ignores Amendments suggested in 2006 to the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act, 1956.

Hope for strong successor to Raghuram Rajan soon: CII President Naushad Forbes
Raghuram Rajan - Final Leg

"There will be no serious affect on Indian economy because one man, however powerful, however influential, however great, cannot have an impact on an economy as big and complex as India," said the CII President.

Bihar: Man awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment in dowry death case

Bihar's Additional District and Sessions judge convicted and sentenced Shravan Mahto to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs 5,000 for killing his wife for dowry.

Delhi High Court refuses to interfere in admission process of Khalsa College

The court was hearing an appeal against its single judge's interim order passed on June 20 on some teachers plea seeking stay on NCMEI order granting minority status to Delhi University's Khalsa College.

Kashmir: 4 government officials suspended for unauthorised absence

"Neither the leave application sanctioned by competent Authority was found available at the time of inspection nor the whereabouts of these officials were known," the DDC said.

Rajnath to visit J-K on Friday, review security arrangement for Amarnath Yatra

Directors general of CRPF and BSF are also arriving in Srinagar on Thursday ahead of the Home Minister's visit

Uproar in Jammu & Kashmir assembly over Handwara killings

As soon as the proceeding of the assembly started, the Opposition legislators stood up from their seats and demanded the government’s response on the killing of youth in Bemina.

India, Pak must decide pace, scope of dialogue on Kashmir: US

"Steps that initiate closer regional economic ties can also create jobs, lower inflation and increase energy supply," Mark Toner said.

NHAI gets green nod for Rs1,246-cr UP road upgradation project

The total length of the proposed road section is 145.31 km, which passes through three districts -- Kanpur (23.7 km), Fatehpur (90.33 km) and Kaushambi (32.2 km) in UP.

UP: Security beefed up for 'Alvida Namaz', drones to be used to monitor prayers

The 23rd day of Ramzaan which also marks the last Friday of the holy month, will be observed under tight and fool-proof security

Seventh Pay Commission: 23.5% hike in salaries for central staff, pensioners

The suggestions will be implemented from January 1, 2016.

Crashing lease rentals in Punjab spell agricultural downturn

This has been brought about mainly by declining price realisations in basmati paddy and Bt cotton, the two crops profitable enough to make it worthwhile for farmers to expand acreages.

Delhi: Class 9 student allegedly beaten to death by shopkeeper

The details about the shopkeeper and victim's identity and the reason behind incident are still awaited.

Delhi dance instructor death: He came from Indore with dreams of making it big

Police suspect the crime could be the fallout of a failed relationship or sudden provocation.

SC refuses to hear plea on section 377, refers matter to CJI's bench

Section 377 in Indian Penal Code (IPC) criminalises any 'unnatural' sexual contact by a person including acts of homosexuality.

In Gujarat, many in Class X don’t know shape of triangle, but got 90% in maths objectives

At the hearing, according to officials, the students revealed a teacher used to stand right below the CCTV camera of the examination hall and tutored them answers.

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