Date wise Archive


The Supreme Court today said the CBI-led investigation in the larger conspiracy behind the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi does not appear to have achieved "much headway".


Controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi was today granted bail in a money laundering case by a special court, which said he cannot be punished by keeping him incarcerated before his conviction.


Former JD(U) President Sharad Yadav today moved the Delhi High Court seeking setting aside of his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha. Yadav, in his plea, said he was not given any chance by the authorities before passing an order against him.


Both the Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature were today adjourned for the day as the opposition parties raised slogans against the state government over the farmers' issues.


Over 14 crore Permanent Account Numbers (PANs) have been linked with Aadhaar till now, official sources said today. With this, about 41 per cent of PANs are now linked with Aadhaar numbers.


US President Donald Trump has asked Congress to end the "chain migration" and fix the "lax" immigration system to protect Americans, a day after an ISIS- inspired Bangladeshi-origin man triggered a blast at a busy metro station in New York City.


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today he expected Europe to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as the Jewish state's capital, but the EU's diplomatic chief said there was no change to its stance on the holy city.


The EU said today that last week's Brexit agreement was a "deal between gentlemen" and not legally binding, but insisted that it had the full backing of the British government.


The EU unveiled today a raft of new joint defence projects including submarine drones and cyber attack rapid response teams as it launched a landmark pact on boosting military cooperation.


US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip.


London Police on Tuesday said they have arrested a man for allegedly trying to climb a wall outside Buckingham Palace, noting that it was not a terrorism-related incident.


Afghanistan's military plans to launch a major operation to stop the Islamic State group making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said today.


Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will attend the extraordinary Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit on the issue of Jerusalem in the Turkish capital this week, the Foreign Office said today.


A band member was killed in celebratory firing at a wedding in this district of Uttar Pradesh, police said today.


Three persons, including a woman and her son, were killed when the tourist bus they were travelling in went out of control, and fell into the nearby Peringathur river early today.


A 60-year-old undertrial prisoner, lodged in the district jail here, died due to some illness, a prison official said today.


Naxals today set ablaze a total of eight vehicles and machines, engaged in road construction work in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said.

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India's largest telecom company Bharti Airtel today announced the launch of 4G services in Dras, Kargil and Leh in the Ladakh region, saying that it has become the first operator to provide the high speed data services in the area.


The Kashmir valley was cut off from the rest of the country today as flight operations at the Srinagar airport were suspended and the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway and Mughal road were closed for traffic due to snowfall and rain.


Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy today visited five fishermen, who were undergoing treatment at a government hospital here after being rescued off Lakshadweep coast following Ockhi cyclone.


Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has denied before the Delhi High Court that he filed a false affidavit claiming he had not instructed his counsel to use derogatory words against Union minister Arun Jaitley.


As the clock ticks for the second phase of Assembly polls in central and north Gujarat on December 14, all eyes are on 39 lakh voters of 16 seats in the mega city, considered a stronghold of the BJP since the 90s.


Six persons were sentenced to death by a court here today in connection with the suspected honour killing of a 22-year-old Dalit man in full public view in nearby Udumalpet in March last year.

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A court here today found a migrant labourer from Assam guilty of raping and murdering a 30-year-old Dalit law student in Kerala last year.


Philanthropic organisation Tata Trusts today said it will reach its target of training one lakh youths annually on various vocational skills across the country after two years.


A junior enginner, employed with the irrigation department in Bihar, has been shot dead by unidentified persons in Saran district while he was on his way home in the state capital, police said today.


The police have seized 40 gold bars worth Rs 1.7 crore from Tengnoupal district of Manipur and arrested two persons in this connection.


A deputy village head was killed by miscreants near Navtol bazaar in Bihar's Madhepura district, police said today.


The president of a local Village Defence Party (VDP) and his son were shot dead by unidentified miscreants at the night of Monday at Bordumsa in upper Assam's Tinsukia district, official sources said.


The commemorative run of 60 years of first EMU train services of Eastern Railway (ER) between Howrah and Seoraphuli was flagged off by the eldest guard and driver working in ER, who are going to retire this month of December & next month January, Shri Swapan Kumar