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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Thane police has arrested a woman gram sevak of Tawa gram panchayat in Dahanu in Palghar district for accepting Rs 12,000 bribe, an official said today. The woman Bhavana Dhole, 41, was arrested on Thursday.


Kargil was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir with the mercury there settling at minus 20 degrees Celsius as the cold wave tightened its grip in the valley and Ladakh region.


A local court has awarded seven- year imprisonment to the son of a BJP MLA in connection with a six-year-old criminal case.


A woman was allegedly thrown-off the terrace of a building by her husband after he gave her instant triple talaq for not meeting dowry demands in Hapur district, the police said. The incident took place on January 15 in Garhmukteshwar area here, they said.


Unidentified miscreants set fire to eight shops located behind the famous Naaroshankar temple here in the early hours, police said.


Police inspector Jaswinder Pal Singh (58) today allegedly shot himself dead with his service revolver in the bathroom of police lines here, officials said. Kapurthala SSP Sandip Sharma said the deceased committed suicide due to family issues.


The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was rocked with protests by the Opposition over the power crisis and the members cornered deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh before staging a walkout from the House.


Even as taxi operators across Goa went on strike, chief minister Manohar Parrikar today refused to accept their demand on the issue of speed governors in their vehicles.


A Delhi court has awarded 10-year jail term to a man for sexually assaulting his five-year-old daughter after consuming alcohol, saying there was no reason why the child would falsely implicate her father.


The body of a Haryanvi folk singer Mamta who went missing on Monday was found in Rohtak district with her throat slit, police said today.


The Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the by-polls will have photographs of candidates contesting elections, Rajasthan's chief election officer said today.


At least two women were today shifted to a hospital and hundreds of residents in Goa's Chicalim village evacuated from their homes after a tanker carrying ammonia overturned on the nearby highway connecting Vasco City to Panaji.


Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran today cited technical hurdles in forming a new political outfit and said there were no such difficulties in functioning as the AIADMK (Amma) if the court allowed them to use that name.


Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed "pain" today over NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar's observation that the state might not require handholding support to surmount the problems caused by the bifurcation.


The Maharashtra cabinet has approved one per cent reservation for orphans in government jobs under general category.


Spencer’s, the retail business wing of the RP Sanjiv Goenka Group has decided to focus on pujas and rituals of Bengal.


Due to six hours of Traffic-cum-Power Block on both Up and Dn line between Barabhum & Urma stations and between Nimdih & Chandil Stations in Chandil-Adra Section of Adra Division from 10:20 hrs to 16:20 hrs on 21.01.2018 (Sunday) for launching of two Limited H


United Bank of India, a leading Public Sector Bank in India having its headquarter at Kolkata, has Launched Twitter handle @UnitedBankTweet with an objective to enhance engagement with the stakeholders, visibility and awareness of Banks products and services amongst t


Presidency University students staged a protest today against the alleged delay in completion of the renovation of heritage Eden Hindu Hostel when the Chancellor, Governor K N Tripathi was present at the campus for the inaugural of the Presidency Museum.


Officials of the Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department seized 52.9 grams of heroin from a woman in Champai district today, department spokesman Peter Zohmingthanga said.


Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust, a community owned and managed venture promoted by RBS Foundation India and Indian Grameen Services on the banks of Chilika Lake in Odisha, has won the prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation Awards.


Odisha government would establish an institute for training people on how to rescue victims of natural disasters such as tsunamis, cyclones and floods.


The Presidency University museum showcasing the history of the 200 year-old premier educational institution was inaugurated today.


Moved by the plight of women whose husbands were killed by tigers in the Sunderbans, the West Bengal government today said it would join hands with social oganisation Sulabh International to ameliorate the miseries of the 'tiger widows'.


RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav today held administration and intelligence agencies responsible to prevent stoning incident on Chief Minister's cavalcade few days back and said the CM should undertake "paschatap yatra" (penitence) instead of "Vikash Samiksha Yatra".

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Sharp increase in different varieties of vegetables in the retail and wholesale markets here has forced consumers to rework their budget before shopping.

Port Blair

The Lt. Governor, Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) will be leaving Port Blair on a two-day visit to North & Middle Andaman tomorrow. He will be leaving by sea route on board MV Rajhans.  On arrival at Baratang, the Lt.

Port Blair

A meeting was held in New Delhi in the Home Ministry Headquarters to discuss various issues related to the implementation of 4th Finance Commission recommendations on Friday which was attended by Mr. P. K.


A Photo Exhibition was organized in the Gram Panchayat Hall, Kadamtala titled ‘Saat Hai, Vishwas Hai, Ho Raha Vikas Hai’ on Friday. The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Suklal Mondal, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Kadamtala in the presence of Ms.

Port Blair

A solemn function will be organized at the Netaji Statue, Marina Park on January 23 at 8 am to pay floral tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. The Lt.