women cell, violence against women, atrocities on women, Mumbai news, indian express
October 16, 2018 1:43:57 am

The information was provided to Lok Sabha by Dr Virendra Kumar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development, on July 27, 2018, in response to an unstarred question by Jagdambika Pal.

Delhi's power consumption touches all-time high; more than combined of Mumbai, Chennai: BSES
October 16, 2018 1:15:37 am

For the Srinagar- Leh project, documents accessed by The Indian Express show, the Forest Department has permitted the use of 148 hectares forest land with 14,561 trees/poles/saplings.

October 16, 2018 6:44:29 am

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath wants to rename it Prayagraj. The historical context.

Faccebook, data breach
October 15, 2018 9:15:16 am

Just 1 million of the 30 had none of their data compromised. “Messenger, Messenger Kids, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, Workplace, Pages, payments, third-party apps, or advertising or developer accounts” have not been affected.

R C Bhargava on IL&FS, Maruti boards; his son in investor Abu Dhabi fund
October 15, 2018 2:13:44 am

The current crisis is a fallout of defaults by Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) beginning September 2018; the short-term debt instrument that it defaulted on is called Commercial Paper.

October 15, 2018 12:36:05 am

Indian citizens living in country for decades, Nepali citizens staying under a 1950 treaty. How are the two groups distinct? Why has govt clarified that Gorkhas cannot be referred to Assam Foreigners Tribunals?

October 15, 2018 9:16:10 am

Conditions in the Bay of Bengal explain why Titli struck in same month as Phailin and Hudhud, but scientists face hurdles in accurate prediction.

California wildfire, California fire, Ferguson fire, Carr fire, massive wildfire in Northern California, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, 1000 homes torched, 6 killed in california wildfire, World News, Indian Express
October 12, 2018 10:21:40 am

Two-thirds of the country’s forest cover is concentrated in these two regions, the Northeast accounting for 36%; Central India for 28%.

Madras HC, Madras High Court, Karti Chidambaram, CBI Objection, CBI, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News
October 12, 2018 10:22:22 am

According to Section 5 of PMLA, the Director of ED or any other officer (Deputy Director and above) authorised by him can issue orders for attachment of a property that is suspected to have been acquired with the proceeds of crime in a case of scheduled offence.

October 12, 2018 10:29:43 am

An Expert Explains: If a woman is harassed by a man who is not in the same organisation, whom does she approach? Does the law cover a complaint that is made several years after the alleged incident?

Mumbai dengue infection, Mumbai health news, Maharashtra news, India news, National news, Latest news, India news
October 11, 2018 6:27:54 am

Spread by mosquitoes, Zika symptoms are generally mild — fever, rash, conjunctivitis, muscle and joint pain, malaise, and headache — and usually last for 2-7 days.

After 17 hours, the world's longest flight from Singapore to New York lands
October 11, 2018 6:20:05 am

From 100 business class seats, the new configuration is 67 business class and 94 premium economy seats. But at the same time, this is less than the usual configuration the airline has on its other A350 aircraft.

Rafale deal, PM Modi, NDA government, Congress, Rafale fighter jet, India news, Indian Express news
October 11, 2018 8:14:12 am

When commercial bids were opened in 2012, Rafale came as the ‘L-1’ or lowest bidder, which led to the process of negotiations being started with Dassault, the maker of Rafale.

October 11, 2018 5:29:10 am

PM Narendra Modi unveiled his statue in Haryana, Chautala too had installed one earlier. A look at the Jat leader’s legacy.

Who is Brett Kavanaugh, donald trump SC pick facing sexual misconduct allegations
October 10, 2018 9:02:51 am

Every Justice seated in the past 30 years, including Kavanaugh, has received a law degree from Harvard, Columbia or Yale.

October 10, 2018 9:04:25 am

Google said it was shutting down Google+, the social network it had launched in 2011 in an unsuccessful bid to rival Facebook.

#MeToo movement resonates at global health systems research conference
October 10, 2018 3:42:34 pm

How does the law define sexual harassment at the workplace? A look at the guidelines for recognising sexual harassment, and the action employers are to take.

Seoul, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, US immigrants, public charge, Explained snippets, Explained
October 9, 2018 8:09:52 am

The pathways account separately for contributions of fossil fuel and industry, Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS), and removals in the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU).

October 9, 2018 7:58:22 am

Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel: The two men awarded have been obsessed with economic growth and human welfare outcomes over decades, or even centuries.

Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi journalist death, The Washington Post columnist, Saudi consulate, Istanbul, world news
October 9, 2018 8:03:26 am

A Saudi journalist entered his country’s consulate in Istanbul and vanished. Turkish officials say he was killed by assassins waiting for him inside. Why is this such a major international news story?