Date wise Archive

Lahore

A Pakistani woman journalist who was allegedly kidnapped while pursuing the case of an Indian engineer two years ago has been rescued, officials said.

Ghazipur

An RSS worker was today shot dead by bike-borne assailants here and his brother suffered a bullet injury while trying to save him, police said.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court has directed the Indraprastha University here to admit a student suffering from thalassaemia in MBBS course under the disability category in any of its three colleges.

Chennai

Commemoration Day was observed at the state police headquarters here, with top officials paying respect to over 300 policemen 'martyred' in the last one year.

Muzaffarnagar

Several people from the Dalit community were injured in a clash over burning of firecrackers at Muzaffarnagar's Charthawal town, the police said today.

Panaji

The Goa Forward Party (GFP) has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and instead support the candidates fielded by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Goa.

Mumbai

State-run buses were back on roads in Maharashtra after four days as employee unions withdrew their strike which was declared "illegal" by the Bombay High Court late on Friday evening.

Thane

A group of activists claiming to be affiliated to the MNS today drove away more than two dozen illegal hawkers from a railway bridge here.

Chennai

The Madras High Court on Friday set aside government orders banning two Tamil books written by K Senthil Mallar with a condition that "provoking contents" in the books be altered or deleted.

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath announced today that ex-gratia amount given to the kin of policemen killed on duty will be doubled to Rs 50 lakh.

Thiruvananthapuram

Former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy today said he has the support of the people and the Congress party, even after being named as an accused in the 2013 solar panel scam.

Jaipur

The Rajasthan government has passed an Ordinance which seeks to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in the state from being investigated for on-duty action without its prior sanction.

NEW DELHI

The volume of pollutants markedly came down in Delhi today with their rapid dispersion caused by a strong wind movement, a day after Diwali fireworks pushed the city's air quality into the 'severe' zone for the first time this year.

Kolkata/Ranchi/Bhubaneshw

A depression that caused moderate to heavy rain in most parts of Gangetic West Bengal lay centred near the city this morning and the Met department forecast more precipitation till Sunday.

Bhubaneswar

Normal life in five southern Odisha districts was hit in a dawn-to-dusk bandh called today by Maoists, who allegedly killed a man in Kandhamal district and abducted a woman during the agitation.

Guwahati

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has stressed the need for quality education as it helps a person to become able, skilled and makes a society strong.

Jamshedpur

The Jharkhand government today said Aadhaar card was not mandatory to collect food grains from the public distribution system after a 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation.

Kolkata

Former Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy has received an invitation to attend the birthday party of BJP national secretary Rahul Sinha, fuelling further speculation about his growing proximity to the saffron party.

Agartala

Ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar would be conferred with D Litt degree by the National Institute of Technology, Agartala, at its 10th convocation to be held next month, its director said today.

Aizawl

Mizoram today observed Police Commemoration Day with top officers paying tributes to 383 police personnel who laid down their lives while performing duties across the country between September 2016 and August 2017.

Nawada

Three labourers were killed and two others seriously injured when the roof of an illegal mica mine collapsed in Nawada district, police said today.

SILIGURI

An explosion led to a fire on the top floor of a multi-storey building near Purnami Mandir on Sevoke Road here but there was no report of any casualty. Two fire engines rushed to the spot but the local people had almost doused the flames by then.

Kolkata

A teenage boy allegedly committed suicide on Saturday after being scolded by his father in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said. "Buddha Sarkar, a student of class eight in Cooper's Camp in Nadia district allegedly hung himself.

Kolkata

To create awareness among the passengers against falling prey to touts and for purchase journey ticket from the counters by producing own identity, a special drive against touting activities and ticketless travel was undertaken jointly by RPF, GRP and vigilance depart

Kolkata

Eastern Railway achieved remarkable growth in passenger earnings during April to September 2017, recording a growth of 4.19 per cent in passenger revenue which is the highest amongst all zonal railways.

Port Blair

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A & N Islands along with group of Mahila  Morcha members met with Smti.

Port Blair

The Members of MES Builders Association of India, A&N Islands branch along with Member of Parliament, A&N Islands Mr Bishnu Pada Ray met with Defence Minister , Smti.

Port Blair

A grand musical evening “Evergreen Melodies” by Ankur Social and Cultural Society is being organised at Dr. B R Ambedkar Auditorium at 5.45 pm on October 22. Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Chairman, ANCOFED, will be the chief guest on the occasion. Island singers, Mr.

Port Blair

Mr. Udit Prakash Rai, IAS, Secretary, RD, PRIs & ULBs/ Deputy Commissioner/DM, South Andaman District, Commissioner (GST), A & N Islands, Chairman, District Child Protection Unit, S. A. of A & N Administration and Dr. Mohd.

Port Blair

Mr. Vishal Jolly, state president BJP, A&N Islands has taken up the public issue on the delay process of issuing Clearance of Building Plan Approval from PBMC within one year limit in a meet with Mr. I. P.

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