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Maintenance is largely neglected, say people looking after crematoriums and burial grounds. Here is the lowdown on problems they face.

As one traverses along the lanes of the fishing hamlet, the pungency of drying fish grows stronger.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he was the “wall” between the Centre and his ministers.

All India Police Duty Meet is the first major achievement for Pune in the Computer Awareness convention and has raised the morale of the police personnel in the city.

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Goa police rides on digital wave with ACSG Corp
Goa police rides on digital wave with ACSG Corp

Goans will no longer need to physically visit police stations, thereby eliminating the hazards of inconvenience and waste of time.

ED officer’s repatriation: BJP walks out
ED officer’s repatriation: BJP walks out

The BJP members, including leader of Opposition Prem Kumar Dhumal, were on their feet seeking a discussion. They later staged a walkout .

Firecracker explodes at Saket court, triggers panic
Firecracker explodes at Saket court, triggers panic

The firecracker exploded at about 12.30 pm on Thursday, in the basement parking area of an eight-storeyed building on the court premises.

Mystery unsolved, local court in Amritsar sends ‘Pakistani’ woman to judicial custody
Mystery unsolved, local court in Amritsar sends ‘Pakistani’ woman to judicial custody

Chand Khan was arrested while travelling, allegedly without documents, on the Samjhauta Express on July 28.

Security guard fires accidental shots in Mohali, creates panic
Security guard fires accidental shots in Mohali, creates panic

Panic gripped a residential society in Sector 91 in Mohali on Monday, when a security guard fired three gun shots.

Allahabad HC rejects teachers’ plea for second time ‘session benefit’
Allahabad HC rejects teachers’ plea for second time ‘session benefit’

The court, however, said that the relevant regulation, through which the academic session was changed from July-June to April-March did not provide for extending the age of superannuation.

Allahabad HC puts on hold construction of car parking at Kanpur’s historic Phool Bagh Park
Allahabad HC puts on hold construction of car parking at Kanpur’s historic Phool Bagh Park

The KDA had proposed a shopping complex-cum-multi-level car-parking in a portion of the Phool Bagh Park, even as the master plan maintained that it was ear-marked as park only.

Chhota Udepur police launches manhunt for tantrik after witch hunting case
Chhota Udepur police launches manhunt for tantrik after witch hunting case

This is the second incident of witch hunting in the district since May, prompting the district police to initiate an awareness program to urge tribal people to shun their superstition regarding ‘witches’.

Five injured in fire at Bharat Dynamics Limited in Hyderabad, three critical
Five injured in fire at Bharat Dynamics Limited in Hyderabad, three critical

The cause of the fire at BDL in Hyderabad is not known yet.

Gujarat: Congress, BJP leaders deatined for protesting against tool booth near Veraval
Gujarat: Congress, BJP leaders deatined for protesting against tool booth near Veraval

“The protesters said they wanted to submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister. However, they did not have permission and were holding protests near a road on which convoy of the CM was to pass,” said police.

Jaipur to flag off first Metro rail tomorrow, Vasundhara Raje to inaugurate

Touted as one of the fastest metros in terms of construction time, the link despite missing several deadlines repeatedly will still keep its slot as one of the fastest infrastructure projects in the country.

Jharkhand: Three killed in gang war outside Hazaribagh court
Jharkhand: Three killed in gang war outside Hazaribagh court

An old rivalry between the gangs of Srivastav and Kishore Pandey was blamed for the outrageous court shoot-out.

Mizoram second highest in India in terms of HIV prevalence: Health Minister
Mizoram second highest in India in terms of HIV prevalence: Health Minister

According to Lal Thanzara, 9894 people among the 4.57 lakh who have been tested for HIV have been found positive.

Shimla goes fancy for commuters, tourists; introduces e-carts
Shimla goes fancy for commuters, tourists; introduces e-carts

The golf-carts unlike traditional fuel-driven vehicles do not create noise or air pollution.

Actor ‘Manav Kaul’ talks about Tagore and his life
Actor ‘Manav Kaul’ talks about Tagore and his life

Manav kaul, with films like Kai Po Che and CityLights, has recently directed the play Colour Blind based on the life of Rabindranath Tagore.

4 killed, 12 injured in road accident
4 killed, 12 injured in road accident

Overfilled tempos and rash driving is a common sight on the roads of small towns in Uttar Pradesh.

War on Words
War on Words

The tune of the national anthem was modified at the opening ceremony at Diggi Palace, leading to the complaint.

Latest NGT order: ban parking on Delhi roads
Latest NGT order: ban parking on Delhi roads

“There will be complete prohibition of parking of any cars on the metalled roads,” says NGT.

36-year-old man held for killing former Mizoram minister J  Lalsangzuala’s widow
36-year-old man held for killing former Mizoram minister J Lalsangzuala’s widow

A grandson of J Lalsangzuala’s brother used a sharp object to kill her by slitting her throat.

Kavinder Gupta named as candidate for Gandhi Nagar
Kavinder Gupta named as candidate for Gandhi Nagar

Gupta’s name was in the fourth list containing the names of 16 candidates for various constituencies in state.