Jharkhand: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to address think-tank event
September 26, 2018 4:30:56 am

Jharkhand Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Amar Bauri, chairman of the event’s organising committee, said, “The event will hold discussions on the themes centred on the basic concept of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’ (One India, Great India).

Firemen on strike across Odisha, refuse to take emergency calls
September 26, 2018 9:23:41 am

Fire personnel called the indefinite strike on Monday, following which more than 5000 firemen, havildars, drivers in the Home Department — which oversees the service —- joined the protests.

Nitish Kumar dials revamped service, specifies police response time
September 26, 2018 4:17:28 am

Nitish Kumar said that the police in cities or town areas should reach the site of crime or the incident in 20 minutes, and should not take more than 35 minutes in rural areas.

September 26, 2018 7:14:41 am

“Political disputes and electoral battles are increasingly getting laced with religious overtones, symbols, myths and prejudices,” said Manmohan Singh.

Ban on two rebel outfits in Tripura likely to continue
September 26, 2018 4:07:24 am

Tripura shares more than 850 km of boundary with Bangladesh. Last month, NLFT reportedly issued extortion notices in three villages close to the Indo-Bangla border in Dhalai district, 130 km from Tripura.

Uttarakhand gangrape: CBSE cancels affiliation of boarding school
September 26, 2018 4:04:11 am

The school was granted a provisional affiliation by the CBSE from April 2015 to March 2018. The school had applied for an extension of the affiliation.

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September 26, 2018 3:47:00 am

The devastating floods in August had wreaked havoc in Kerala, with 15,000-odd houses completely damaged. A month later, 2,241 people from 711 families are still in camps.

Local fights escalate in sensitive Muzaffarnagar village, 27 held
September 26, 2018 7:25:40 am

The families of those arrested denied perpetrating the violence. Eight people were arrested on August 24. The others surrendered in the following days.

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September 26, 2018 6:14:01 am

According to the police, it began when an Allahabad-based youth, who was at Sir Sunderlal Hospital (on BHU campus) for his mother’s treatment, allegedly misbehaved with some junior doctors for a delay in her being provided a bed.

Chennai-Salem highway: Plea in Madras High Court to nullify land acquisition for project
September 26, 2018 3:39:16 am

A notification issued by the Centre on April 6 had fixed maximum speed limit for cars on national highways at 100 kmph, up from 80 kmph, and at 120 kmph on expressways.

Chittorgarh: Man out to fish lynched by farm guards, say police
September 26, 2018 3:38:07 am

While the incident took place on September 17, Azhar Khan, who worked as a private bus conductor, died on September 22 while undergoing treatment in Udaipur. An FIR was lodged at Parsoli police station the same day.

J-K: Militant killed in encounter in Bandipora
September 26, 2018 3:34:09 am

Major General Rajeeva Kumar, commissioned in the Sikh Light Infantry, is now the most senior officer among the Army personnel to approach the Supreme Court in the AFSPA matter following a petition by Colonel Amit Kumar and others.

Sterling Biotech case: CBI, ED write to countries in bid to locate Sandesara
September 26, 2018 3:30:12 am

According to the CBI and ED, the Sandesaras have massive operations in Nigeria, Mauritius and the UAE. They run three big companies and hold multiple bank accounts there.

Allegations on Rafale deal don't match with facts: IAF deputy chief
September 26, 2018 3:26:32 am

Congress said a “desperate” BJP is responding to questions on the Rafale deal with abuses and mudslinging.

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September 26, 2018 3:20:35 am

The four-phase election to urban local bodies will be held from October 8. Panchayat elections in the state will be held in nine phases, on a non-party basis, beginning November 17.

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September 26, 2018 6:40:53 am

“We have taken a pledge to conduct local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Two parties of the state which are dynastic parties and who have never wanted power to go out of their families have boycotted the elections," said Ram Madhav.

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September 25, 2018 5:43:29 am

A study by Seattle-based Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation published in The Lancet says that India’s ranking of 158th in 2016 represents an improvement from its 1990 ranking of 162nd.

Nalgonda caste killing, dalit man killed, Arya Vysya community, telangana honour killing, Hyderabad, Indian express
September 25, 2018 5:36:42 am

Leaders of the influential Vysya community said Rao, the girl's father tried to accept the marriage, but the couple “unnecessarily provoked” him "...by posting photos of them hugging each other on the social media."

National Film Heritage Mission, NFHM to meet, National Film Archive of India, maintenance of celluloid vaults, Pune, Indian Express
September 25, 2018 5:26:30 am

Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare will head the meeting, which will be the first meeting since August 2017. Sources said, hiring professional service providers for proper maintenance of celluloid vaults was high on agenda.

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September 25, 2018 7:40:14 am

Terming the allegation “serious”, a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha said in its order, “Before we go into the merits of the case we would like the State of Gujarat to respond to the allegations contained in the aforesaid statement”.

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