• Tearful last farewell to Arun Jaitley 25 Aug 2019 21:42 Leaders across the political spectrum join family, friends at Nigambodh Ghat. New Delhi: While he was alive, Arun Jaitley with his hands firmly locked behind, walking ahead of several BJP leaders and followers, was a common sight. Today too the scene was …
  • MHA to Assam government: Don’t harass genuine citizens 25 Aug 2019 21:42 Amit Shah had a detailed meeting Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal and other senior officials last week to review the progress of NRC. New Delhi: With less than a week left for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) to be published in Assam on August …
  • Modi’s ‘housing for all’ by 2022 in jeopardy 25 Aug 2019 21:42 In other words, the state has had zero participation in it between 2016-17 and 2018-19. New Delhi: The ambitious target of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide ‘housing for all’ by 2022 under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) seems to be in …
  • PV Sindhu has created history today: Kiren Rijiju 25 Aug 2019 21:38 New Delhi [India], Aug 25 (ANI): Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said shuttler PV Sindhu has created a history by winning a gold medal at the BWF World Championships on Sunday. "Today is a big day for India. PV Sindhu …
  • Homebuyers drag two NCR realtors to NCLT 25 Aug 2019 21:31 In both cases, homebuyers relied on the amended Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), which gives them a new status as financial creditors. New Delhi: Homebuyers have dragged two NCR-based real estate firms—Umang Realtech Homes and Today Homes Noida—to the …
  • Assam govt asked to be cautious as final NRC publication date approaches 25 Aug 2019 21:09 New Delhi: With less than a week left for the National Register of Citizens to be published in Assam on August 31, Union home ministry has once again reiterated to the state government to ensure that no genuine citizen is harassed and all possible …
  • Telangana ignores PM Modi housing sop 25 Aug 2019 21:09 New Delhi: The ambitious target of PM Narendra Modi to provide housing for all by 2022 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) seems to be in serious jeopardy, since as many as 20 states — 14 BJP-ruled states and six states ruled by other …
  • View from the neighbourhood: Imran’s frustration 25 Aug 2019 21:09 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. (The New York Times) The changed status of Jammu and Kashmir continues to be a source of both moral outrage, even an assertion of ethical superiority, in the Pakistan media. But, as the consequences of the new reality …
  • Smuggled Indian fruit and vegetables no longer available 25 Aug 2019 20:59 Trader­s say they won’t sell produc­e from neighb­ouring countr­y no matter what the loss Traders say they won’t sell produce from neighbouring country no matter what the loss LAHORE: Fruit and vegetables smuggled from India are no longer available at the …
  • PM Narendra Modi holds 'fruitful discussions' with UN chief Antonio Guterres 25 Aug 2019 20:47 BIARRITZ : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held "fruitful discussions" on a wide range of key issues here on Sunday and discussed ways to strengthen efforts to mitigate the climate change. Modi met Guterres …
  • Tomato prices soar despite Centre’s directive 25 Aug 2019 20:33 Tomato prices in the retail markets of Delhi-NCR have shot up to Rs 60-80 per kg owing to supply disruptions following rain. New Delhi: Despite the Centre’s directive to sell tomatoes at Rs 40 a kg, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd, which runs …
  • Decision on city Congress chief likely next month 25 Aug 2019 20:33 The delay in appointment of a new state unit chief is hampering the functioning of the party as the party cadres are presently directionless. New Delhi: After Haryana, it’s Delhi that has become the problem area for Congress. With the demise of Sheila …
  • UAE won’t disappoint Pakistan once presented with facts on IOK: Qureshi 25 Aug 2019 19:39 Foreig­n minist­er says Islama­bad’s diplom­atic effort­s are gradua­lly changi­ng the world’s view on Kashmi­r issue MULTAN / KHANEWAL: In the wake of the UAE bestowing its highest civilian award on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Foreign …
  • PE investor Quadria Capital plans new $400-million health care fund 25 Aug 2019 19:36 Quadria Capital, a health care-focused Asian private equity investor, is targeting a new $400-million fund for the sector. Quadria completed a first close of $194 mn in March. The investments would be in this country and others in South and Southeast Asia. …
  • US working on two-prong strategy to ease Indo-Pak tensions over Kashmir 25 Aug 2019 19:16 WASHINGTON, Aug 24: The US is working on a two-pronged strategy to defuse fresh tensions between India and Pakistan after New Delhi revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, senior officials from the Trump administration here said. The first …
  • Rahul Gandhi denied entry to Kashmir 25 Aug 2019 19:16 NEW DELHI, Aug 24: Indian opposition leaders including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi were barred from leaving the airport on Saturday in Kashmir, where local authorities had warned that their visit could stoke heightened tension in the region. The …
  • Agartala-Delhi direct flight to improve air connectivity in Northeast 25 Aug 2019 19:15 Agartala (Tripura) [India], Aug 25 (ANI): With developments coming in from all directions, connectivity in the northeast region is witnessing a spurt. Recently, a direct flight from Agartala to New Delhi in Tripura has been launched at Maharaja Bir Bikram …
  • Three men sustain burn injuries in south Delhi 25 Aug 2019 18:43 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Three men received grievous burns as the internet cable thrown out of the window touched the high-tension wire in the Shaheen Bagh area of South East Delhi, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, they received a call …
  • PM Modi holds 'fruitful discussions' with UN chief Antonio Guterres 25 Aug 2019 18:38 By PTI BIARRITZ: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday held "fruitful discussions" on a wide range of subjects in this French town of Biarritz. "PM @narendramodi met @UN Secretary General [email protected]
  • Murli Manohar Joshi grieves Arun Jaitley’s demise 25 Aug 2019 18:30 New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Sunday expressed profound grief over the demise of Arun Jaitley and said that the former finance minister had personal relations with people across the board and was quite popular among the political …
  • View: Arun Jaitley was a formidable lawyer, great communicator and a true human being 25 Aug 2019 18:09 By Arvind Panagariya When Arun Jaitley spoke at Columbia University, which he generously did on multiple occasions, introducing him was a challenge. So distinguished was his career, and so long the list of his accomplishments, that I always feared that my …
  • If India Rethinks Nuclear No First Use, It Won’t Surprise Pakistan or China 25 Aug 2019 18:09 Islamabad and Beijing have long doubted India’s stated nuclear no first use policy. India appears to be slowly closing the initial chapter of its life as a possessor of nuclear weapons. Marking the anniversary of the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the …
  • Journalists Call Press Council’s Support to Kashmir Media Restrictions ‘Deplorable’ 25 Aug 2019 18:08 The statement quoted from Council chairman, Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad’s own speech from 2018, where he advocated for media freedom. The statement urges the Press Council to intervene in favour of Bhasin’s petition that demands an end to ban on …
  • NGBF Ultimate Appeal on Indo-Naga Peace Talks 25 Aug 2019 17:57 To, Shri. Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi. Hon’ble Prime Minister, On behalf of our people, we bring greetings to you and congratulate you on your second term as Prime Minister of the World’s largest democracy. …
  • PKL 7: Naveen Kumar stars as Delhi beat UP Yoddha 36-27 25 Aug 2019 17:48 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Naveen Kumar was once again the star for home side Dabang Delhi as they beat UP Yoddha 36-27 in the second Pro Kabaddi League match on Sunday. The 19-year-old raider picked up a Super 10 (16 points), the seventh consecutive time he …
  • Sikh receives applause for helping Kashmiri girls 25 Aug 2019 17:36 New Delhi: A Sikh Ahluwalia invited Kashmiri girls to contact the Gurudwara authorities for contacting their kith and kin in Kashmir. He offered this help when there was no communication facility in the valley. Ridiculing this gesture of sympathy, some of …
  • Isro’s mini satellite launcher in the works 25 Aug 2019 17:17 NEW DELHI : Even as attention is riveted on India’s upcoming Moon landing, the country’s space agency is hard at work on the commercial front, developing a rocket that will deliver small satellites to the Earth’s orbit. The Indian Space Research …
  • Got a taste of brute force unleashed on Kashmiris, says Rahul Gandhi 25 Aug 2019 17:16 Indian Congre­ss leader's statem­ent comes after he was sent back to New Delhi from Srinag­ar airpor­t Indian Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi (Right) after being forced to fly back to New Delhi from the Srinagar airport. PHOTO COURTESY: ANI A day after …
  • PM leads leaders in hailing PV Sindhu for historic gold at BWF World Championships 25 Aug 2019 17:14 NEW DELHI: As ace shuttler PV Sindhu clinched India's maiden gold in the World Championships on Sunday, greetings poured in from political leaders lauding her historic victory, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying her success will inspire …
  • India's ex-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at... 25 Aug 2019 17:14 NEW DELHI:  Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first-term Cabinet, died in a New Delhi hospital on Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 66. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences …
  • Four assembly seats in as many states to go for bypolls on Sept 23 25 Aug 2019 17:11 New Delhi: By-elections for four assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura, and Uttar Pradesh will be held on September 23, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Sunday. The by-elections will be held for Dantewada seat in Chhattisgarh, …
  • Letter to BS: The animal spirit is visible in much-needed action by govt 25 Aug 2019 17:06 The announcement of a stimulus package without touching the fiscal plan — “Stimulus without fiscal pain” (August 24) — is a welcome step by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. This is a well thought-out move by the government to counter the economic …
  • Letter to BS: Air India's journey from Maharaja to being cash-strapped 25 Aug 2019 17:06 This refers to “Air India owes Rs 5,000 crore in dues, didn't pay for 2 years: Oil firms” (August 24). It was intriguing to learn that the state oil marketing companies (OMCs) have gone to the extent of cutting aviation turbine fuel supplies to Air …
  • B.M. Kutty, Kerala born... 25 Aug 2019 17:02 He had migrated to Pakistan in 1949. Kerala born Pakistan political leader and journalist B.M. Kutty passed away on Sunday. His funeral would be held in Karachi by 4pm on Sunday. Born at Tirur in present-day Kerala's Malappuram on July 15, 1930, Kutty …
  • Bike falls off Delhi’s Barapullah flyover, one killed 25 Aug 2019 16:49 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A 36-year-old man died and his cousin sustained serious injuries when they fell from the Barapullah flyover in southeast Delhi while riding a two-wheeler on Saturday evening, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, the …
  • Subroto Cup: Bengal teams dominate on Day 6 25 Aug 2019 16:49 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) On Day 6 of Subroto Cup International football tournament, Ashokenagar Boys Secondary School, West Bengal, defeated Air Force School 5-0 riding braces by Tathagato Pal and Rajibul Islam and a solitary goal by Md. Jahedi Hasan in a …
  • 2 held for bid to frame landlord in murder attempt case 25 Aug 2019 16:49 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A 22-year-old man and his brother, 20, were arrested for attempting to frame their landlord in the Amar Colony area in a false attempt to murder case to avoid paying Rs 2.25 lakh rent. According to the police, Sumit was running a …
  • BAI announces cash rewards for Sindhu, Sai Praneeth 25 Aug 2019 16:49 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The BAI announced a cash reward of Rs 20 lakh for P.V. Sindhu following her historic win at the World Championships in Basel on Sunday where she etched her name in record books by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal. …
  • Man In Delhi Shoots Self To Frame Landlord, Avoid Paying Rent: Police 25 Aug 2019 16:45 The man ran a Paying Guest hostel in a rented residential building in Delhi's Amar Colony. (File) New Delhi: To avoid paying Rs 2.25 lakh due as rent, a man shot himself in his thigh and shoulder to frame his landlord in a fake attempt-to-murder case …
  • Arun Jaitley: The ‘New India’ man 25 Aug 2019 16:45 The untimely demise of Arun Jaitley signals the end of an era where the ruling BJP managed its way through consensus and dialogue. The political life of India's former finance minister mirrored the journey of his party from the fringes to the …
  • Bypolls for vacant seats in four assembly states to be held on Sept 23 25 Aug 2019 15:58 With the announcement of the election schedule, a model code of conduct has come into effect in these constituencies. New Delhi: By-elections for four assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Tripura, and Uttar Pradesh will be held on September 23, the …
  • J&K Governor should be made state BJP president: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 25 Aug 2019 15:58 His comments came a day after a delegation of opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi was stopped at Srinagar airport. New Delhi: Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday said that Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik…
  • 14-day judicial custody for Bahubali MLA Anant Singh after police found AK-47 rifile at his residence 25 Aug 2019 15:52 Image Source : PTI 14-day judicial custody for Bahubali MLA Anant Singh after police found AK-47 rifle at his residence A Barh court on Sunday remanded controversial Bihar MLA Anant Singh to judicial custody for two weeks in connection with the Unlawful …
  • Punjab Congress slams Swamy for call to halt Kartarpur corridor 25 Aug 2019 15:49 Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) Eight Punjab Congress legislators, comprising two cabinet ministers, on Sunday hit out at BJP MP Subramanian Swamy over his remarks that the work on the Kartarpur corridor should be stopped in the interest of the nation. The …
  • Proclaimed offender arrested in Delhi 25 Aug 2019 15:48 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Rajiv, a 33-year-old proclaimed offender, was arrested in a robbery case registered at the Sarita Vihar Police Station in 2011 from outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri area, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, the accused, a …
  • EC announce bypolls in 4 assembly seats in four states 25 Aug 2019 15:48 New Delhi/Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) By-elections to four assembly constituencies in Tripura, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh will be held on September 23, the Election Commission announced on Sunday. The seats are Badharghat (SC) in Tripura, …
  • Pakistan senate chairman cancels UAE... 25 Aug 2019 15:40 The visit would hurt the feelings of the Kashmiri people, a statement said. Pakistan Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has decided to cancel his pre-scheduled trip to the UAE over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent trip to UAE, a media report …
  • El-Zakzaky’s Indian misadventure, By Alaranma Tanko 25 Aug 2019 15:36   The botched medical treatment in New Delhi, India of Sheikh Ibrahim Elzakzaky, leader of the Shi’ite group, IMN, was yet another indication of an ulterior motive in the group’s activities, particularly in its interaction with the Federal Government. …
  • Delhi witnesses light rain 25 Aug 2019 14:41 New Delhi: The national capital witnessed light shower on Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius. The rain helped Delhiites to breath clean air as the Air Quality Index was recorded at 81 which is considered as “Good”. Weather …
  • 'A Man People In Britain Treasured': British High Commissioner On Arun Jaitley 25 Aug 2019 14:40 British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith on Sunday paid tribute to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley at the latter's residence and recalled him as 'a man people in Britain treasured'. Speaking to ANI, Asquith said: "Jaitley …
  • Virat Kohli Reads Book On Detoxing Ego, Is It A Rohit Sharma Gift? Asks Twitterati 25 Aug 2019 14:40 Over the years, Virat Kohli's aggressive attitude has caught the headlines frequently. The media has always highlighted his ego and powerful behaviour on and off the pitch. Amidst all the criticism, the India cricket team captain has always let his bat …
  • Heavens would not have fallen if we were allowed to meet people: Cong leader Anand Sharma 25 Aug 2019 14:14 A delegation of Opposition leaders had gone to Srinagar on Saturday to see the ground situation in the region. New Delhi: A day after a delegation of the Opposition leaders was sent back to Delhi from Srinagar Airport, Congress leader Anand Sharma on …
  • Jaitley’s last rites held with full state honours (2nd Lead) 25 Aug 2019 14:05 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The mortal remains of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, one of the veterans of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), were given the last rites with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat here on Sunday amid heavy rain, a day …
  • 'Got a taste of brute force unleashed on Kashmiris': Rahul Gandhi on being sent back from Srinagar 25 Aug 2019 13:43 Former president of the Indian Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, on Sunday said that he had experienced firsthand "the draconian administration and brute force unleashed on the Jammu & Kashmir people" as he shared his encounter at the Srinagar …
  • New measures to help economy grow in coming months: CII 25 Aug 2019 13:20 NEW DELHI: With Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman having announced measures to boost demand and improve liquidity, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Sunday that economic growth would climb in the coming months. In a statement, the …
  • 'Pakistan Army prepared to thwart any... 25 Aug 2019 13:07 Army chief was addressing officers and troops at formation headquarters in Gilgit. Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said the army was fully prepared to thwart any Indian misadventure and aggression. "We are …
  • Rain Hits Parts Of Delhi, More Showers Likely This Week 25 Aug 2019 12:53 Heavy rain in Delhi last week had significantly improved the air quality. New Delhi: Heavy rain hit parts of Delhi and adjoining areas today, making Sunday evening pleasant. Private weather forecasting agency Skymet has forecast more rain and …
  • Former Union minister Arun Jaitley cremated with full State honours 25 Aug 2019 12:31 Rohan Jaitley, son of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, performs a ritual during his father’s cremation at Nigam Bodh Ghat in New Delhi. (PTI) Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Arun Jaitley was cremated at the Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi with …
  • Andhra official quits TTD panel over parallel probe 25 Aug 2019 12:25 Tirupati, Aug 25 (IANS) Unhappy over a parallel inquiry ordered into the alleged misappropriation of Rs 4 crore at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam’s Sri Venkateswara temple in New Delhi, Andhra Pradesh Resident Commissioner Praveen Prakash has resigned as …
  • In pics: Jaitley cremated with full state honours 25 Aug 2019 12:06 01 / 51 / news/india/arun-jaitleys-funeral-pictures-former-finance-minister-cremated-with-full-state-honours/eventshow/70825140.cms01 Former finance minister Arun Jaitley was cremated with full state honours at the Nigambodh Ghat on …
  • Girl, four, is killed when her throat is slit by a glass-covered kite string in India 25 Aug 2019 11:56 Girl, four, is killed when her throat is slit by glass-coated kite string as she rode on a motorcycle with her father in India Girl, 4, has died after half her neck was cut by a glass-covered kite string in India She was on a motorcycle with her father …
  • Give specific timelines for cleaning of Yamuna: National Green Tribunal 25 Aug 2019 11:41 NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed stakeholders to give specific schedule for cleaning the Yamuna, while noting that repeated timelines have not been adhered to in the last 30 years and pollution of the river was still continuing. A bench …
  • Dubai announces Hijri New Year holiday 25 Aug 2019 11:18 UAE had announced same holiday for public and private sector. The Dubai Government's Human Resources Department announced Hijri New Year holiday on Saturday, August 24. Also read: Hijri New Year holiday announced in UAE In a circular issued by the …
  • Delhi to soon implement Swaminathan recommendations 25 Aug 2019 10:45 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A proposal to implement the recommendations by the M.S. Swaminathan Committee report on farmers will soon be placed before the Delhi cabinet, Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai said. Rai told IANS that the proposal note was ready …
  • Plane Carrying Rahul Gandhi Does "Go-Around" Just Before Landing In Delhi 25 Aug 2019 09:10 New Delhi: While returning from Srinagar, the aircraft carrying Rahul Gandhi and other senior opposition leaders had to make a go-around manoeuvre while landing in Delhi on Saturday, officials said. A delegation of opposition leaders had gone to Srinagar …
  • Too few, Delhi’s fire bikes do little in crisis 25 Aug 2019 09:08 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The motorcycle-borne fire-fighters, who were meant to be the first respondents in emergencies in the congested and narrow lanes of Delhi, are struggling to be effective. Senior Delhi Fire Service (DFS) officials told IANS that the …
  • 4-yr-old Delhi girl, on bike with parents, dies after kite string slits her throat 25 Aug 2019 07:35 The girl was admitted to JPC hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, the police said. New Delhi: A four-and-a-half-year-old girl, who was travelling on a motorcycle with her parents, died after her throat was slit by a glass-coated manjha in …
  • ‘We are in trouble’: On Delhi flight, Kashmiri woman breaks down before Rahul Gandhi 25 Aug 2019 07:34 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Ghulam Nabi Azad, Left party leader D Raja and DMK MP Tiruchi Siva return from Srinagar, at IGI airport in New Delhi, Saturday (Express Photo By Amit Mehra) A day after Rahul Gandhi and a delegation of Opposition leaders …
  • Mobile phones find new routes inside Delhi’s Tihar Jail 25 Aug 2019 06:34 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) In a bizarre recovery, a mobile phone has been found from the stomach of a prisoner lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. The prisoner, an inmate of Jail No. 4 inside Tihar, had swallowed the tiny Chinese-made mobile phone. Doctors had to …
  • Delhi: Jaitley’s mortal remains brought to BJP headquarters 25 Aug 2019 06:18 New Delhi: Amid chants of ‘Jab tak suraj channd rahega, Jaitley tera naam rahega’, the mortal remains of former finance minister Arun Jaitley were brought to BJP headquarters on Sunday for people to pay their last respects. The body of Jaitley, who passed …
  • IAF taps all sources for new fighters 25 Aug 2019 05:43 New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is hoping that its fresh attempt to procure 114 fighter jets will be a speedier hunt than the process that led to the procurement of French Rafale which took more than 10 years. After the Rafale contract …
  • Minister’s view on Scindia’s new post causes flutter 25 Aug 2019 02:33 State women and child welfare minister Imarti Devi, considered a Scindia loyalist, said she was unhappy over the new assignment given to Scindia. Bhopal: A senior minister in the Kamal Nath government has caused a flutter in the ruling Congress when she …
  • Delhi University launched Arun Jaitley in politics 25 Aug 2019 02:13 NEW DELHI: Arun Jaitley was among those BJP stalwarts who started their political journey with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the party’s student wing, and later made it big in national politics. A student of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC …
  • Radha Mohan Singh tells Delhi BJP to conduct impartial, fair polls 24 Aug 2019 23:36 The organisational poll will start from September 11 and end by December 15. New Delhi: BJP’s head of organisational polls and former Union minister Radha Mohan Singh has directed the party’s Delhi unit to conduct the organisational polls without any …
  • 7,277 POCSO cases pending in 19 Delhi courts 24 Aug 2019 23:29 This remains a challenge in the capital, where 7,277 cases filed under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act are awaiting trial before 19 special courts, each presided over by a judge — or an average of 383 per court — documents …
  • Delhi: Four-year-old dead after manjha slits her throat 24 Aug 2019 22:10 She was on a two-wheeler with her family, said police. A four-year-old girl died after her throat was slit by Chinese manjha, while she was on her way to a temple with her family on a two-wheeler in North East Delhi’s Khajuri Khas Saturday. Police …
  • Man shot dead in front of 6-yr-old son in Delhi 24 Aug 2019 19:19 New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A 45-year-old businessman was shot dead in front of his minor son by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants in south Delhi, police said on Saturday. A case has been registered and investigation has been initiated. According to the …
  • Deja vu in arrest of Chidambaram, Bansal BJP’s new blue-eyed boy 24 Aug 2019 18:57 Jyotiradtiya Scindia, who lost his Guna seat in the last Lok Sabha election, is said to be eyeing a seat in the Rajya Sabha. There’s an uncanny similarity between the drama that unfolded last week after former finance minister P. Chidambaram’s anticipatory …
  • New social media experiment: Tracking India’s growing addiction to ASMR content 24 Aug 2019 18:11 Ishtaarth Dalmia, 25, is considered an expert on ASMR at his office in Bengaluru. In the last week itself, he says, three of his colleagues have asked him: “Bro, what is ASMR?” It is short for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, he tells them. The …
  • Indian-occupied Kashmir: A new American dilemma 24 Aug 2019 17:32 With the recent dismantling of Article 370, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s actions are more consistent with imperial dictatorship than with democracy. This is a shameful tragedy for the world’s most diverse and biggest democracy. The United Nations …
  • Delhi: Opposition delegation including Rahul Gandhi leave for J-K 24 Aug 2019 16:14 New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (ANI): A delegation of Opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi left for Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, days after the Centre abrogated Article 370 which gave special status to the state. Parties like Congress, CPI, DMK, RJD, TMC …
  • IIT Delhi’s ‘waste to wealth’ center to clean water bodies, create resources with pollutants 24 Aug 2019 14:43 (R to L) IIT-Delhi director, The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi partnered with the Denmark-based DESMI to setup ‘DESMI Centre of Excellence on Waste to Wealth’ at IIT Delhi. The objective of the DESMI Center for Excellence (CoE) is the removal …
  • ‘Illegal’ busts of Savarkar removed from Delhi University 24 Aug 2019 13:27 New Delhi: National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) on Saturday welcomed the removal of V D Savarkar’s bust from Delhi University and said, the students won’t be misled by false propaganda. NSUI’s statement came after Savarkar’s bust was removed from the …
  • New book unravels the mind of a dictator 24 Aug 2019 11:11 New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In his new literary piece, award-winning academician Frank Dikotter talks about how naked power can be grabbed and held temporarily, but it never suffices in the long term. The book also makes the reader ask that at a time when …
  • India to increase onion supply to Delhi 24 Aug 2019 10:27 The Indian government has decided to substantially increase the daily supply of onions to Delhi to arrest rising prices of the staple kitchen item. Concerned over the onion prices in wholesale and retail markets in the last one month following a disruption …
  • ATK signs new players Dheeraj Singh, Sehnaj Singh 24 Aug 2019 09:34 Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) has signed two new domestic players Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem for five years and Sehnaj Singh for a year. Dheeraj plays as a goalkeeper and Sehnaj is a central midfielder. The 19-year-old Dheeraj Singh is …
  • Tribute: Jaitley it was who brought Modi to Delhi 24 Aug 2019 09:15 ‘Jaitley was one of the earliest politicians to sense the changing political scenario in Delhi. He had closely watched the rise of the BJP and declining fortunes of the Congress party during the L K Advani era. But it was between 2009 and 2014 as the …
  • ‘Mission Mangal’ and ‘Batla House’ hold strong as new releases remain dull 24 Aug 2019 09:04 The two Independence Day releases, Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal and John Abraham’s Batla House continued to hold strong at the box office, even with their second weekend ushering in. Benefiting from the Janmashtami holiday on Friday and the absence of any …
  • Bharat Electronics Limited to be penalised for slow CCTV work in Delhi 24 Aug 2019 06:29 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has decided to penalise Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for the slow pace of work in installing CCTV cameras in the city. The state-owned company has been given the job of installing around 1.4 lakh …
  • Not enough anti-rabies vaccine in government hospitals in Delhi 24 Aug 2019 06:29 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Hospitals run by the Delhi government continue to face a crisis over anti-rabies vaccination owing to a shortage of supply from the vaccine manufacturers and poor quality of vaccines. Authorities at Lal Bahadur Shastri …
  • Massive to add 12 new restaurants 24 Aug 2019 02:54 New Delhi: Premium dining firm Massive Restaurants will invest nearly Rs 50 crore to expand owned restaurants. Massive, which owns brands such as Masala Library, Pa Pa Ya, Farzi Café and Made in Punjab, plans to open 12 restaurants in 2019-2020, of which …
  • Delhi Lt. Governor launches safety app for city travelers 24 Aug 2019 02:26 New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Friday launched a “QR Code Scheme” called Himmat Plus designed to enhance the safety and security of commuters, particularly of women, travelling in the yellow and black taxis and auto-rickshaws …
  • Anti-doping drive takes a hit as Wada suspends New Delhi lab 23 Aug 2019 21:00 Sports minister Kiren Rijiju, the chairman ex-officio of NDTL confirmed that an appeal would be filed against the suspension. With World Championships for several disciplines just round the corner, Wada’s decision to ban the National Dope Testing …
  • Al-Farabi House unveiled in New Delhi 23 Aug 2019 14:31 NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM The Al-Farabi Kazakh-Indian Scientific-Educational and Cultural Center was unveiled in the capital of India on August 23, 2019, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in India informed. The project was implemented by the Al-Farabi …
  • New Delhi: Mokama MLA Anant Singh surrenders before Saket court 23 Aug 2019 11:40 Singh appeared in the courtroom of Metropolitan Magistrate Harun Pratap in the Saket court. New Delhi: Independent MLA from Bihar, Anant Singh, appeared in a Delhi court and moved his surrender application on Friday. Singh appeared in the courtroom of …
  • Video: Uber cab catches fire in New Delhi’s Ashoka road 23 Aug 2019 11:34 Video: Uber cab catches fire in New Delhi’s Ashoka road  An Uber cab caught fire in lutyen Delhi’s prime location, Ashoka road. Hyundai Grand i10 cab was carrying 2 passengers when the car started emitting heavy smoke. The cab was stopped by the people who …
  • Israel Tourism conducted a roadshow in New Delhi 23 Aug 2019 09:02 Destination promotion Tatiana Rokou / 23 Aug 2019 08:45 37 Israel offers a plethora of things to do and see to cater to the discerning traveller Sammy Yahia - Director, Israel Ministry of Tourism - India and Philippines. NEW DELHI - Israel Ministry of …
  • Fumes asphyxiate 5 men cleaning septic tank near New Delhi 23 Aug 2019 08:09 LUCKNOW, India — Five sanitation workers have been asphyxiated by fumes while cleaning a septic tank on the outskirts of the Indian capital. Uttar Pradesh state government spokesman Awanish Awasthi says an investigation was ordered as the workers were …
  • WADA suspends New Delhi's National Dope Testing Laboratory 22 Aug 2019 23:31 MONTREAL: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi, barring the facility from conducting any anti-doping tests for up to six months. The suspension, which took effect on …
  • After India snubs Pakistan, Imran Khan says dialogue with New Delhi futile 22 Aug 2019 14:24 By ANI ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said his country is no longer interested in a dialogue with India. "There is no point in talking to them. I mean, I have done all the talking. Unfortunately, now when I look back, all …