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A shepherd was killed after he was struck by lightning while sleeping in a field in Petwar village here, the police said today. The victim was identified as Ramzan, a resident of Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district.


A forest guard was injured when unidentified poachers opened fire near Titwala in the district this morning.

Tarn Taran

A whopping 126 per cent increase in the number of youth reporting for drug abuse treatment at OPDs of medical facilities showed the stupendous success of the government's efforts to wipe out the menace from the state, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said today.


A 19-year-old woman, who was physically assaulted for being in a relationship with a man her parents did not approve of, got married today with the help of Rajasthan Women Commission, its chairperson said.


Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu met former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi in Delhi today.


State-run Balrampur hospital here has decided to take the help of a private agency to catch dogs loitering in its campus to prevent Sitapur-like situation where several children have been mauled by feral hounds.


The Uttar Pradesh government today removed UP State Bridge Corporation managing director (MD) Rajan Mittal in the wake of the Varanasi flyover collapse earlier this week.


The Delhi High Court today asked Santosh Kumar Singh, who is serving life term for rape and murder of law student Priyadarshini Mattoo in 1996, to file complete details of his education.


Leaders of the AMU Students' Union (AMUSU) today threatened to launch a fresh agitation if their demand for a judicial inquiry into the violence on the campus over a portrait of Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah is not fulfilled.


Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today slammed Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala for subverting the Constitution by inviting the BJP to form the government in the southern state.


Jammu and Kashmir police chief S P Vaid today said the families of local militants should take advantage of the Centre's announcement that no operations would be launched during Ramzan and ask their sons to leave the path of violence.


Seeking adoption of the Karnataka example in Goa, the Congress today decided to stake claim to form government in the state where it had emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly polls held last year.


Indian Premier League (IPL) betting rackets were today busted in Bihar and neighbouring Jharkhand with the police seizing a total of over Rs 33 lakh in cash from Patna and Jamshedpur.


Minutes after a motorcyclist was crushed to death today in Bihar's Aurangabad district, a group of people gathered outside a nearby police station, hurled stones at it and set fire to trucks, prompting police to arrest 25 of them, a senior officer said.

To contest 2019 LS polls
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Former Calcutta High Court Justice C S Karnan announced today the launch of his political party and said it will contest the general elections next year with women candidates only.
His 'Anti-Corruption Dynamic Party' would contest in seats across the country including Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Justice Karnan said.


A speech therapist was arrested in the city for allegedly beating up a patient, a minor boy, while treating him, police said today.


The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in collaboration with a private company has developed a new device which can be used to detect and remove arsenic content from water and make it safe and usable by households.


Muri Linggi, a 40-year-old resident of Roing in Lower Dibang Valley district, has earned the distinction of becoming the third woman from Arunachal Pradesh to scale Mount Everest, after Tine Mena and Anshu Jamsenpa.


A day after Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb warned coalition partner IPFT of stern action for holding agitations over the appointment of chairmen to the Block Advisory Committees (BACs), the IPFT today demanded that these appointments be stopped forthwith.


Odisha police has decided to to launch a fortnight long awareness campaign against child abuse from May 28 as the state is witnessing rise in sexual assaults against minor girls, the police said.


The Border Roads Organisation has extended road connectivity upto Taksing, along the India-China border, in Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, a BRO statement said.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today greeted the people of the state especially the muslim brothers and sisters on the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan.


South Eastern Railway is organizing regular raids and vigilance checks at the Reservation Offices in its jurisdiction to curb fraudulent activities in connection with booking of railway tickets.


For conversion of point on Dankuni-Dum Dum Jn. Down line, traffic block will be required for 7½ hours from 23.00 hrs. to 6.30 hrs. on two consecutive  Saturdays/Sundays (19/20.5.2018 & 26/27.5.2018).

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Chaos remained the order of the day at Rangat Bay Jetty, Nimbutala in Middle Andaman after around 57 ship passengers were denied boarding by the Master of vessel MV Chouldhari on Thursday. As per reports, passengers reached the jetty before the scheduled departure time of 6.15 am, but were informed that the vessel left for an additional trip to Havelock.

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Having clinched the numero uno spot in the recently SGFI National School Games last year, the school sqay contingent representing the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the prestigious tournament have been facing administrative apathy for the past more than five months.

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To facilitate supply of water to recently shifted government offices and quarters to Lucknow in the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman region, the North Andaman Construction Division (NACD) of APWD completed construction of a concrete road to Water Treatment Plan at Lucknow recently.

Port Blair

Following growing demand for Andaman Guest House in New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakhapatnam by islanders mainly medical patients, students, on-duty government servants, sports persons and tribals, the Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray has requested the L

Port Blair

Acting on credible information, the Humfreygunj Police arrested four persons with huge quantity of IMFL recently. On May 12, a police party comprising of ASI R.B.S. Durai, PC’s Shem Peter and V. Surendran led by Insp. K.