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Thursday, November 26, 2020



Sunday Long Reads: Anti-CAA stir, Akbar Padamsee, cinema and more

January 12, 2020 2:32 pm

A witty friend and a generous mentor, Akbar Padamsee was an artist who merged philosophy, aesthetics in his work.

Sunday Long Reads: Pollution, Sustainability, mental health and more

November 03, 2019 11:16 am

A tiny group of conscious urban consumers is seeking a way to a low-carbon, low-guilt life. Is it possible?

What our smart devices don't tell us while giving us piles of information

November 03, 2019 7:43 am

The visual predominance has become the default mode of being of our mobile-triggered lives, where every banal moment is potentially viral and presents us as perceptive and quirky and insightfully thoughtful.

Under the weather

August 01, 2014 1:00 am

“We were astonished to know about the false information doing the rounds about Ms. Mukerji.

Switzerland to share tax info with India,others

October 16, 2013 4:32 am

The development would lead to Switzerland providing all forms of mutual assistance.

Fire Officer complains: Navy didn't give us details

August 15, 2013 3:58 am

Mumbai Fire Brigade said it would have been better placed to save lives

DIPP holds talks with other ministries on hiking FDI caps

July 02, 2013 3:05 am

The industry ministry on Monday held consultations with ministries including defence,telecom,petroleum

Cabinet gives nod to marriage registration proposal

April 13, 2012 12:20 am

The Cabinet also approved introduction of a Bill to amend the Anand Marriage Act 1909 to provide for registration of Sikh marriages under the Act.

After Sourav request,EC drops him from ad

April 06, 2011 12:43 am

The advertisement of Election Commission created controversy after the Trinamool Congress raised an objection to it citing Sourav’s inclination to the CPM

UGC tells varsities to disclose information in public domain

November 09, 2009 4:23 am

On directions from the Human Resource Development Ministry,the University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all Central Universities and all institutes recognised by the UGC....


The rise in government requests for Facebook data: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

There has been a surge in government requests for “information” and “user accounts” from Facebook, according to a report released by the social media giant. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Kanhaiya’s hearing should be adjourned: SC panel

February 17, 2016 2:06 pm

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the present bail hearing of JNU students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar should be adjourned under the present circumstances and formed a panel of five senior lawyers to find out the present situation in the Patiala House Court. Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan said despite the SC order, they received information at around 2'o clock that some lawyers had indulged in beating up some lawyers, some journalists.

Investigation proves that Kanhaiya raised anti-national slogans: Bassi

February 15, 2016 9:49 am

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said they have evidence that clearly shows that Kanhaiya was raising anti-national slogans and delivering speech. He added that they are gathering information about other members and once they will be identified, they will be arrested soon. He further said that they have already taken Kanhaiya’s verdict and is still analysing the matter.

Police arrest Maoist commander, recover arms and ammunition in Gaya

January 16, 2016 5:29 am

Gaya, Jan 16 (ANI): The Police arrested a Maoist commander and also recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition during a combing operation in Gaya, Bihar. Police had received information about the Maoist’s movement on January 13. Acting on the tip-off, police and officials of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) conducted a combing operation in Gaya district. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gaya, Garima Malik said they recovered AK-56 rifle, 102 live cartridges and other items from the commander. However, the Maoists claim to be fighting for the rights of peasants and landless labourers as they routinely call strikes, attack government property and target politicians and police.

Six shops gutted in fire in Shimla

January 08, 2016 8:23 am

Shimla, Jan 08 (ANI): At least six shops were gutted when a massive fire broke out in the market area in Shimla with good worth in millions of rupees lost as well. The fire was reported at around 3.30 a.m. in the morning. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot to control the flames. The police also reached the spot as soon as they received the information. One person was injured in the fire but no loss of life has been reported so far.