Eknath Khadse's resignation accepted by CM, retired HC judge to probe allegations
Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, the de facto No.2 in the Maharashtra government, today resigned from his post after getting embroiled in multiple controversies, including graft allegations in a questionable land deal and alleged links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Read more.
Second attack in 24 hours: Two cops shot dead by militants in poll-bound Kashmir’s Anantnag town
A day after militants attack a BSF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway at Bejbehara, terrorists today shot dead two policemen, including an officer, in poll-bound Anantnag town of south Kashmir. Read more.
Jat quota stir: 48 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Haryana
With Jat leaders threatening to renew their agitation for reservation in Haryana from June 5, security arrangements in the state have been tightened with the deployment of 4,800 paramilitary personnel. Learning from the complete failure of law and order during protests in February, administration is not taking any chances and has put the official machinery on high alert. Read more.
Mercedes hit and run case: Minor to be tried as an adult, says Juvenile Justice Board
A Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) today said that the minor who had allegedly run over a 32-year-old marketing executive while driving his father's Mercedes can be tried as an adult in a trial court. Read more.
Militants planning to attack Amarnath Yatra: BSF
A top Border Security Force (BSF) officer today said that there are intelligence reports about militants planning to attack the forthcoming Amarnarh Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir. Read more.
From Afghanistan, PM Modi departs for Qatar on second leg of his five-nation tour
After inaugurating the Salma dam, one of India's major reconstruction works in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left Herat for Doha, Qatar, on the second leg of his five-nation tour. Read more.
PM Modi conferred with Afghanistan's highest civilian honour ‘Amir Amanullah Khan Award’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday conferred with Afghanistan's highest civilian honour, the Amir Amanullah Khan Award. Read more.
Dawood is not in Pak hence no question of handing over him to anybody: Abdul Basit
Notorious gangster Dawood Ibrahim who is wanted in several terrorism cases in India does not live in Pakistan, Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit said on Saturday. “Don’t know where is he, please don't expect someone who is not in Pakistan to be handed over to you,” Basit told reporters when about about his whereabouts in that country. Basit's remarks come a day after India accused the neighbouring country of doing too little to nab those involved in terrorists attacks in the country.
Paris: After reaching 35-year high during floods, river Seine water level comes down
The water level of the Seine river in Paris started to decrease today after reaching its peak overnight, French authorities said. Read more.
India now a 'lower-middle-income' economy for World Bank
The World Bank has dropped the use of developing nation tag for India in its specialised reports and instead classifies it as a "lower-middle-income" economy in South Asia, a top official has said. Read more.
ATM-based validation facility activated for e-filing income tax
The Income Tax department has launched an ATM-based validation system for filing e-ITRs by taxpayers as part of its measure to enhance the paperless regime of filing the annual IT returns. Read more.
Flipkart offers interim relief to IIT recruits, promises paid internship of Rs 50,000 per month
Students will now breathe a sigh of relief as India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart is offering internships to the recruits whose joining dates were earlier deferred by six months. Read more.
‘Housefull 3’ becomes second highest opener of 2016, mints Rs 15.21 cr on first day
Multi starrer movie ‘Housefull 3’ is on its way to a great weekend, something which the numbers from day one point out. The movie had a decent first day at the box office, earning Rs 15. 21 crores in India. Read more.
Lata Mangeshkar tells what disturbed her most after Tanmay Bhat’s ‘spoof video’
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar got support from her million fans when comedian Tanmay Bhat did a spoof video of hers. In the video, which sparked a new controversy, Tanmay mocked Lata ji saying that she is too old and should die. Read more.
Salman, KJo in queue among others to rope in Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan for their next
Seems not only ladies, Bollywood too is swooning over Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. The heartthrob is only two movies old in Hindi film industry, but everyone wants a piece of him. Read more.
Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies
Muhammad Ali died Friday at age 74, according to a statement from the family. He was hospitalized in the Phoenix area with respiratory problems earlier this week, and his children had flown in from around the country. Read more.
French Open 2016: Leander Paes-Martina Hingis beat Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig to win mixed doubles title
Leander Paes partnered with Martina Hingis to complete doubles Career Slam by defeating Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig in the final of French open mixed doubles on Friday. Read more.
History made: IOC announces first ever refugee team for Rio Olympics
The International Olympic Committee has revealed a list of ten refugee athletes who will get a chance to compete in the forthcoming Rio Olympics in Rio de Janerio. Read more.
Sandeep Patil applies for Team India's coach post
Just a few days after the BCCI invited applications for the vacant post of India senior men's team head coach through its website, chief selector Sandeep Patil has thrown his hat into the ring for the high-profile job. Read more.