Syllables that Bind
October 20, 2018 10:08:21 am

A project titled ‘Folktales of Punjab’ is publishing storybooks for children in Shahmukhi and Gurmukhi — Punjabi’s two scripts — to bridge the divide created by the Partition.

October 20, 2018 9:22:52 am

During 10 days of the Ramleela, 59-year-old Dhiman sleeps on the ground. He played the first role of Rajkumar in Ramleela before 1976, then played the role of Hanuman for 13 years, again the role of Dashrath for more than 14 years.

Gir lion deaths: 36 lions under observation, time for release not decided
October 20, 2018 8:46:02 am

After the multiple deaths, the forest department launched an extensive drive to screen each lion in Gir forest and other protected areas from September 23.

Ahmedabad Metro Rail: After Centre objects, Metro rail link to GIFT City shortened by 6 km
October 20, 2018 8:27:29 am

There will now be only two stations on the line linking the main phase-II route with GIFT City, sources said.

Amit Jethva murder trial: Gujarat HC wants remarks of special judge on plea seeking security
October 20, 2018 7:59:42 am

RTI activist Amit Jethva was shot dead outside Gujarat High Court on July 20, 2010, for reportedly exposing illegal mining activities in Gir Forest by former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki.

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October 20, 2018 8:07:38 am

Anirban Das Blah's family members had suspected something was amiss and they called up the police. A police team patrolling the Navi Mumbai bridge, from where several people have leaped to their death in the past, found and caught him.

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October 20, 2018 7:13:44 am

Vikas Bahl has sought Rs 10 crore in damages from his former partners at Phantom Films, directors Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, and three media organisations for alleged defamation.

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October 20, 2018 8:09:56 am

Earlier this week, Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar were ferried to Delhi by another Congress rebel-turned-BJP minister Vishwajeet Rane. On Tuesday, they formally joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal.

PM Narendra Modi in Japan for annual summit on October 28
October 20, 2018 6:58:11 am

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party won 30 of 47 national assembly seats in the third general election in Bhutan. Modi also congratulated Tshering for his own election to the National Assembly, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

Sabarimala protests: Was sure to reach the shrine, sought police help as return was unsure, says Rehana Fathima
October 20, 2018 8:05:53 am

On her way back to Kochi in a police vehicle, Fathima said on Friday evening, “I thought I shouldn’t wait anymore as three women had already failed to enter Sabarimala in the last two days.”

Nayagaon death case: Murder charges dropped
October 20, 2018 6:41:47 am

Police said Riyasat, a resident of the village, and his friends were out on a stroll near the office of a builder when the latter's security guards opened fire, hitting Riyasat on the face.

October 20, 2018 8:11:16 am

The ground where Ravan’s effigy was burnt is a Municipal Corporation ground. Amritsar Municipal Commissioner Sonali Giri told The Indian Express, “There was no permission sought from MC and no permission was given from our side.”

October 20, 2018 5:54:56 am

Army officers said they foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control by killing three militants in north Kashmir’s Uri area.

October 20, 2018 7:06:57 am

On Friday, when the women escorted by police headed towards the temple and devotees gathered near the steps, the government sensed trouble.

Parts of Arunachal on flood alert after China warning
October 20, 2018 5:17:24 am

A barrier lake was formed on Yarlung Tsangpo, the headwater that feeds into Brahmaputra river, after a collapse of a cliff in the deep valley through which the river flows.

October 20, 2018 7:33:25 am

The statement added, “The most condemnable and inhuman behaviour is of Mrs Navjot Kaur Sidhu, who was present at the Dussehra festivities as chief guest at the time when the sad incident took place and instead of providing relief to the victims, Mrs Sidhu ran away from the incident site.”

Punjab orders probe in Amritsar train accident: why was effigy allowed to burn by tracks
October 20, 2018 7:24:35 am

Amarinder Singh announced immediate ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to family of each of the deceased and assured them of every possible help. State mourning was announced in Punjab. All educational institutions will remain shut Saturday.

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October 20, 2018 7:16:04 am

Amid speculation that he will lead the party’s campaign in Telangana for the December 7 elections, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday expressed confidence that his induction will boost the party’s prospects in the polls.

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October 20, 2018 5:31:58 am

Earlier, during a plenary meeting, Naidu highlighted the menace of terrorism and rued the fact that “some countries are supporting it”.

October 20, 2018 7:02:08 am

Bodies were lying on the floor outside mortuaries in both hospitals. Angry people at the hospitals protested lack of resources for taking proper care of the bodies.