Date wise Archive

NEW DELHI

Lamenting that electronic voting machines (EVM) are being "tossed like a football" in political discourse, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today said the Election Commission is striving to ensure that incidents of EVM malfunctions are reduced to a minimum.

Faizabad

A photo of Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah during an event in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad jail has sparked a row, with the BJP and right-wing groups demanding strict action against the organisers.

Noida

A 35-year-old senior executive of a global IT company, who was temporarily suspended following complaints of sexual harassment at workplace, allegedly committed suicide at his Noida home, police said today.

Thiruvananthapuram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP workers at a public meeting in Pathanamthitta, the central Kerala district where the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa Temple is located, on January 6.

Panaji

A 24-year-old woman today accused officials conducting the National Eligibility Test (NET) here of not allowing her to appear for the examination after she refused to take off her 'hijab' (head scarf).

NEW DELHI

With two main Tamil Nadu parties protesting in Parliament opposing the Mekedatu project on Cauvery river, Karnataka lawmakers cutting across party lines have planned an agitation on December 27 in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex to counter AIA

Jammu

The CPI-M today welcomed the waiving off loans of farmers in different states and advocated for loan waiver to farmers and orchardists in Jammu and Kashmir.

Panaji

A 48-year-old British woman tourist was allegedly raped by an unidentified man while she was walking towards a beach in Goa in the wee hours today, a police official said.

Lucknow

The Allahabad High Court Thursday rejected a petition seeking permission to offer 'namaz' at the disputed site in Ayodhya while imposing a fine of Rs 5 lakh on the petitioner saying the appeal was filed for "cheap publicity".Justices DK Arora and Alok Mathur of the Lu

NEW DELHI

A US federal agency for disease control and prevention has issued an advisory cautioning pregnant women against travelling to Rajasthan citing an "unusual increase" in the number of Zika cases there and in the surrounding states.

Mumbai

Dia Mirza is the latest name to join the growing chorus, asking the reason for women's absence from the Bollywood delegation of producers and actors that recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss issues faced by the film industry.

NEW DELHI

A 15-year-old girl succumbed to burn injuries at the Safdarjung Hospital here today, two days after she was set ablaze allegedly by unidentified men in Agra, police said.

Shillong

Mining engineer Jaswant Singh Gill, who had once rescued 64 people from a flooded quarry in West Bengal, will be shortly arriving to Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district to aid the search operation for labourers trapped in a rat-hole coal pit, a top official said.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi University is planning to introduce online entrance exams from next session onwards, officials said here.

Bhubaneswar

With Cyclone Phethai withering away the mercury dipped to 9 degrees Celsius in at least three places in Odisha on Thursday.

Ranchi

The Jharkhand government is making efforts to provide accommodation to all homeless in the urban areas by 2020, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said.

Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that unity in diversity is India's strength, and asked people to uphold the spirit and remain united.

Ranchi

The Jharkhand government has assured the National Tribal Commission that people living in villages within the Palamau Tiger Reserve area, will not be displaced without their consent, officials said Thursday.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court on Thursday granted interim bail till January 19 to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam cases filed by the CBI and the ED.

Jamshedpur

An ascetic, associated with a charitable organization, has been arrested for rape attempt on a minor girl in Jharkhands East Singhbhum district, a senior police officer said.

Kolkata

Whenever the public is in a holiday mood and as now winter has set in, exams are over in schools and colleges and the X-mas round the corner, there is a warm calling of the Bay of Bengal can’t be ruled out.

Patna

A city-based industrialist was shot dead while his driver was left critically injured in broad daylight in Vaishali district today, right across the river Ganges, an official said.

Shillong

RTI activist Agnes Kharshiing, who was assaulted by coal mafias last month, Thursday reiterated her demand that the case be handed over to the CBI.

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ZEENATH BIBI

Enraged over repeated non-compliance of its orders, the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Circuit Bench at Port Blair set a befitting example recently directing personal appearance of a IAS officer working under the administration in a service matter.

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ROOPA LALL

With no Dialysis machine in place at Community Health Centre, Bambooflat, renal failure patients from different areas under the Ferrargunj Tehsil are forced to seek treatment at the GB Pant Hospital facing countless hardships including shelling out extra bucks or wait in long queues at the hospital.

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ASHIM

A day-long Ayush Health Camp was organized at Urimalapur Gram Panchayat on Thursday. The Assistant Commissioner (Rangat),  CMO (Rangat), Pradhan, Urimalapur and a good number of villagers attended the programme.

Inspector Vishal Ram receives shield from Home Minister
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Agencies

Inspector Vishal Ram, SHO Police Station Campbell Bay received an award of shield for best Police Station of the country from Mr Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, GOI during the All India Conference of DG’sP/IG’sP -2018 at Kevadia District- Narmada, Gujarat on Thursday.

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SUSAMA ROY

A dharna was staged by the Humfrygunj Block Congress Committee on Thursday at Dhanikhair junction to register their protest against the failure of the BJP Government in all fronts. Dhanikhari was selected to stage the protest as this place is considered as the centre of four Panchayats i.e. Guptapara, Humfrygunj, Wandoor and Chouldhari.

Modern bus port coming up < Suggestions invited for road safety measures
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Agencies

The Department of Transport organized a road safety workshop with the assistance of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Association of State Road Transport Undertakings at Megapode Resort on Wednesday.

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