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  • 11:32 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    UP cabinet nod to 2020-21 excise policy

    The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to the state's 2020-21 excise policy, under which the licence fee for country-made liquor has been increased by 10 per cent, for beer by 15 per cent and for foreign liquor by 20 per cent.

     

  • 11:31 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MVA govt to make Marathi subject compulsory in all Maharashtra schools

    Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai: Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) govt to make Marathi subject compulsory in all schools (Class 1 to 10) in the state. The government will bring a bill in the next assembly session.

  • 11:31 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    MVA govt to make Marathi subject compulsory in all Maharashtra schools

    Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai: Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) govt to make Marathi subject compulsory in all schools (Class 1 to 10) in the state. The government will bring a bill in the next assembly session.

  • 11:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Newly-appointed CRPF chief on 2-day visit to Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh

    Newly-appointed CRPF Director General Anand Prakash Maheshwari on Tuesday arrived on a two-day tour of Chhattisgarh where he is scheduled to meet state DGP DM Awasthi and Joint Director, Intelligence Bureau on Wednesday to discuss anti-Maoist strategy, an official said.

  • 10:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Centre committed to promote trade, tourism, technology in Jammu and Kashmir

    On day four of the ongoing week-long public outreach programme, several union ministers on Tuesday addressed public gatherings in different parts of Jammu region with one of them saying the Centre is committed to promote trade, tourism and technology in the newly created Union Territory.

  • 10:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    US President Trump holds meeting with Pak PM Khan in Davos

    Meeting underway between Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump in Davos.

  • 9:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Congress minister, BJP Lok Sabha MP argue during Dewas district meeting

    Madhya Pradesh minister Jitu Patwari and BJP Lok Sabha MP Mahendra Singh Solanki were involved in an altercation during the district planning committee meeting in Dewas in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

     

  • 9:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Opposition BJP and Congress come up with first timers against Kejriwal in New Delhi seat

    Seeking to upstage the ruling AAP in the Delhi Assembly polls, both the BJP and Congress have fielded first timers against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the New Delhi Assembly constituency.

  • 9:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    BJP's Sunil Yadav files nomination against Arvind Kejriwal

    Sunil Yadav, BJP candidate against AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, filed his nomination earlier this evening. 

     

  • 8:35 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Bengaluru airport starts virus screening of Far East arrivals

    Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has set up a Novel Corona Virus screening mechanism in the premises in a bid to prevent its spread in the city, an official here said on Tuesday.

  • 8:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    10 long operating terrorists killed in J&K in 20 days

    At least 10 local terrorists who were operating in Jammu and Kashmir for the past two-three years have been killed in the last 20 days this month, a police officer said.

  • 8:08 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Edge for TRS as Telangana set for municipal polls

    The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is looking to score another electoral victory as it appears ahead of the opposition in the elections to urban local bodies scheduled on Wednesday.

  • 7:46 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Coronavirus: Screening of passengers from China at 7 airports

    The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Tuesday extended the screening of passengers coming in from China to four more airports -- Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Cochin -- in a bid to thwart the threat of 'novel coronavirus disease' (nCoV).

  • 7:42 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Indian Navy signs MoU with Geological Survey of India

    Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Geological Survey of India (GSI) for ‘Sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for Naval Application in Meteorology and Oceanography’.

     

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Kerala CM condoles death of 8 Kerala tourists in Nepal

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his cabinet colleagues on Tuesday condoled the untimely death of eight Keralites at a hotel in Nepal.

  • 7:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sacked DTC staff make it dramatic for AAP

    The last day of nominations for the February 8 Assembly elections turned dramatic for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party as close to 30 sacked DTC employees filed their candidature ahead of the Delhi Chief Minister, who waited for close to seven hours to file his nomination with token number 45 in hand.

  • 7:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sonia dissolves Punjab Congress Committee

    Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday dissolved the Punjab Congress Committee and all district committees in the state with immediate effect, though its state unit President Sunil Jakhar will remain unchanged.

     

  • 7:04 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    22 children selected for National Bravery Awards

    Twenty two children - 10 girls and 12 boys - from 12 states have been selected for the ICCW National Bravery Awards 2019. One award has been given posthumously.

  • 7:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sonia Gandhi constitutes Punjab Coordination Committee

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi constitutes Coordination Committee of Punjab.

  • 6:58 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Railways again expecting highest capex outlay in Budget

    The Indian Railways is yet again expecting the highest-ever outlay for capital expenditure of over Rs 1.70 lakh crore from Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is set to present the Budget on February 1.

  • 6:57 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rajasthan Congress readying stage for Rahul's return as party chief

    The Congress leaders in Rajasthan are gearing up to give a rousing reception to Rahul Gandhi on his arrival here on January 28 to address a rally against the new citizenship law (CAA).

  • 6:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Delhi Election 2020: Kejriwal file nomination papers

    Delhi CM and AAP candidate from New Delhi constituency, Arvind Kejriwal leaves from the office of the Returning Officer after filing his nomination for Delhi Assembly Election 2020.

  • 5:30 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    France to train Indian flight surgeons for Gaganyaan mission

    France will train Indian flight surgeons to enable them to monitor the health of astronauts selected for the ambitious human space mission Gaganyaan, officials said on Tuesday.

  • 5:29 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Twitterati hail Indian Army soldier dancing to Uri song

    A video of an Indian Army soldier dancing to a number from last year's hit Bollywood movie "Uri: The Surgical Strike" is doing the rounds on social media and has grabbed the eyeballs of netizens.

  • 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Protests continue in Amaravati over 3 capital move

    A day after the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed two Bills to develop three state capitals, farmers continued their protest for 35th day on Tuesday, demanding that Amaravati be continued as the only capital.

  • 5:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nirmala Sitharaman calls on senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called on senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, today.

     

  • 5:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Russian air strikes in Syria kill 12 civilians

    Russian air strikes in Syria kill 12 civilians,reports, AFP news agency reported.

  • 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mahindra XUV300 gets 5-star adult safety rating in Global NCAP test

    Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Tuesday said its compact SUV XUV300 has received five-star rating for adult occupant protection from Global NCAP, an international safety accreditation body.

  • 5:02 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi to chair 32nd Pragati review meeting tomorrow

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday review the progress of various projects in the 32nd meeting of 'Pragati', a multi-modal platform for proactive governance and timely implementation.

  • 5:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Budget Session of Odisha Assembly will begin from Feb 14

    Budget Session of the State Assembly will begin from February 14, 2020. The State Finance Minister will present the Budget for the year 2020-2021 on February 18, 2020.

  • 4:49 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rihai Manch alleges UP Police wants to kill activists

    Anti-CAA activist and Rihai Manch President Mohd Shoaib, who has been released by the court on bail, on Tuesday alleged that UP Police wants to kill its activists in the state.

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Second phase of US-China trade deal to begin soon; our relationship with China has never been better: Trump

    The second phase of the US-China trade deal to begin soon; our relationship with China has never been better, US President Donlad Trump said at Davos.

  • 4:30 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    I will remain with the party or not will be decided once Nitish Ji replies to my letter: Pavan Varma

    Pavan Varma, JD(U): Nitish Kumar hasn't clarified party's stand on NRC-CAA so far. He should clarify his stand on the issue. I will remain with the party or not will be decided once Nitish Ji replies to my letter.

    "When parties like Akali Dal which has been BJP's ally has taken a stand on the issue and are not coming with BJP in Delhi election then JDU should also clarify its stand", he added.

  • 4:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    West Bengal govt to bring Anti-CAA resolution in state assembly on Jan 27

    West Bengal government to bring Anti-CAA resolution in the state assembly at 2 pm on 27th January. This resolution will be brought in a special assembly session. 

  • 4:24 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mumbai's Esplanade Court sends gangster Ejaz Lakdawala to judicial custody till Jan 27

    Mumbai's Esplanade Court sends gangster Ejaz Lakdawala to judicial custody till 27th January. He will be produced before the court tomorrow again, in another extortion case.

  • 4:23 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Thampi's ED remand extended by 3 days

    A special CBI court on Tuesday extended by the three days the ED remand of businessman C.C. Thampi who was arrested by the agency in connection with the money laundering probe against Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    RPF busts e-ticketing racket links to Dubai, Pakistan, B'desh; terror financing suspected

    Railway Protection Force busts e-ticketing racket with links to Dubai, Pakistan, Bangladesh; terror financing suspected, RPF DG Arun Kumar said.

  • 4:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Gangster Ejaz Lakdawala produced before Mumbai’s Esplanade Court

    Gangster Ejaz Lakdawala has been produced before Mumbai’s Esplanade Court at the end of his police remand. He was arrested from Patna by Mumbai Police's anti extortion cell.

  • 3:48 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    8 Indian tourists die due to possible gas leak in Nepal resort

    Tragedy struck a group of 15 tourists from Kerala in Nepal when eight of them, including four minors, died after they fell unconscious probably due to a gas leak from a heater in their room at a mountainous resort, police said, amidst cold wave in the Himalayan region.

  • 3:47 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sensex ends 205.10 pts lower at 41,323.81; Nifty slips 54.70 pts to 12,169.85

  • 12:44 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    J&K: Encounter breaks out in Awantipora between security forces and militants

    An encounter broke out between militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khrew following information about the presence of militants in the area, an officer said.
    The operation turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire. The security forces retaliated, triggering a gunbattle that was going on till the last reports came in.

  • 12:24 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Three killed in Rajasthan after SUV rams into truck

    Three people were killed and two others injured after their car rammed into a truck in Rajasthan's Nagaur district early Tuesday, police said. The occupants of the sports utility vehicle (SUV) were friends and they were returning to Nagaur from Paldi Jodha village, Station House Officer, Moondwa, Baldev Ram, said.

    Pratap Singh, Subhash Singh and Arjun Ram were killed in the accident at Moondwa, he said. The bodies have been handed over to their family members after postmortem, the officer said.

  • 12:15 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Five killed as car rams into tree in UP

    Five people were killed when their car rammed into a tree near Sanda Khas village here, police said on Tuesday. The accident took place on Monday night when the victims
    were on their way to attend a wedding in Pilibhit, SP, Dr Yash Chinappa, said. The deceased have been identified as Lala (25), Ashfaq (35), Gaurav (25), Zamin (25) and Amir (40), the SP added.

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    JNU students' basic demand met, calls for VC's removal now not reasonable: HRD Minister

    JNU students' basic demand met, calls for VC's removal now not reasonable, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' told PTI

     

    Over 80 per cent JNU students registered for next semester, nobody should disturb those who want to study, he further added. 

    CAA not aimed at taking away anybody's citizenship, appeal to students to explain this to those misleading public, Pokhriyal said

  • 12:05 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Sunil Yadav to contest against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi seat: Sources

    Reports confirmed that Sunil Yadav, the BJP candidate announced in the list will not be replaced. Yadav will be contesting against Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi assembly seat. Earlier, there were reports that BJP will field a fresh candidate against Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

  • 11:48 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Modi, Nepalese counterpart inaugurate check post at Jogbani-Biratnagar

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli on Tuesday jointly inaugurated the second integrated check post at Jogbani-Biratnagar along the border. The check post was inaugurated via video conferencing.

    Built with Indian assistance, the integrated check post is spread over 260 acres and is capable of handling 500 trucks on a daily basis.
    The Rs 140 crore project will improve trade and people-to- people contact. The first ICP was built in Raxaul-Birgunj in 2018.

  • 11:45 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Two persons charred to death after a fire broke out at a shop under Mahua police station limit in Vaishali, Bihar

  • 11:41 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Manipur disqualification plea: Parliament should rethink whether Speaker should decide such disqualification petitions, says SC

    Supreme Court on Tuesday asks Manipur Assembly Speaker to decide in 4 weeks plea seeking disqualification of minister T Shyamkumar. The apex court also grants liberty to petitioner to approach it again if Manipur Speaker fails to take decision on disqualification plea.

    Speaker also belongs to a particular political party, says SC while suggesting rethink on powers of the speaker.

     

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Congress announces another list of 5 candidates for Delhi elections

  • 10:53 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Sabarimala Temple to close after over 2-month-long pilgrim season

  • 10:18 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh to inaugurate mega-science exhibition. Atomic Energy Commission chairman to attend

  • 10:16 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah to address rally in Lucknow on CAA

  • 10:16 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PM Narendra Modi and Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli to inaugurate developmental projects in Nepal through video conferencing at 11 AM

  • 10:01 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to file nomination papers for Delhi Assembly polls at 10:45 am today

  • 9:46 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    5 killed, one injured in jeep-truck collision in UP

    Five people were killed and one injured in a collision between a jeep and a truck on the Gauriganj road here, police said on Tuesday. The accident took place late on Monday night near Baramasi, Circle Officer, Amethi, Piyush Kant Rai, said.
    The injured person was referred to the Lucknow Trauma Centre in serious condition, he said. The victims are yet to be identified.

  • 8:29 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi's Tis Hazari Court to continue today the hearing on application filed by Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, seeking modification in his bail conditions

  • 8:24 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme to be implemented by June 1 across India: Ram Vilas Paswan

    Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday announced that the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme will be implemented by June 1 across the country.

    "We will implement the 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme by June 1 in the whole country. Under this scheme a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card," said Paswan

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Two Bangladeshi nationals held in Mumbai for illegal stay

    Two Bangladeshis were arrested from suburban Andheri on Monday for staying illegally in India, a senior police officer said. The duo, Akbar Usen Rehmatullah Hussain Sheikh (20) and Zohurul Islam Gulab Rehman Hussain (21), had been staying in Andheri (east) since the last two years after entering India illegally, said DCP, Zone 10, Ankit Goyal. 

  • 6:44 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    BJP's Vijender Gupta declares assets worth Rs 1.48 cr in poll affidavit

    Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta has assets worth Rs 1.48 crore, while his wife owns immovable assets worth Rs 5.35 crore, according to his election affidavit.

    The BJP leader has declared an income of nearly Rs 10.66 lakh in the income tax returns filed for 2018-19, from Rs 6.28 lakh shown in returns filed for 2015-16.

    His wife Shobha, declared an income of nearly Rs 13.47 lakh in the IT returns filed during the same period.

  • 6:44 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Jaishankar in Niger: Meets Foreign Minister, visits Indian embassy

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Niger's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad Kalla Ankourao here on Monday in his first visit to the African nation.

    "Visited the Indian Embassy and met team @IndiainNiger. Arrived in Niamey, #Niger for the first ever visit by an Indian External Affairs Minister. Thank you @kallaankourao for your warm welcome," Jaishankar tweeted.

    Jaishankar will be visiting Niger and Tunisia from January 20 to 22 in his first outreach to the African continent after becoming foreign minister.