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  • 10:17 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Mourners attack cops, damage vehicles during funeral in Maharashtra

    A mob damaged police vehicles and hurled stones in suburban Chembur on Tuesday during a funeral procession of a 44-year-old man who had committed suicide allegedly due to tardy investigation by police into kidnapping of his teenage daughter, officials said.

     

  • 10:16 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Karnataka cabinet approves Rs 667 crore Nirbhaya Fund plan for safety of women

    Over 16,000 surveillance cameras and GIS-based crime mapping for predictive policing are among the measures to be put in place in the city under a Rs 667 crore proposal for women safety under the Nirbhaya Fund, approved by the Karnataka Cabinet on Tuesday.

     

  • 9:34 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Heavy rain likely over Telangana on Wednesday

    Heavy to very heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana on Wednesday, the weather office said.

    Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning is also very likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana, Meteorological Centre in Hyderabad said on Tuesday.

  • 9:22 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Re-polling to be held in five booths in Haryana

    Re-polling will be held in five polling booths of as many assembly constituencies in Haryana on Wednesday as "some shortcomings" have been noticed, an official said.

    Re-polling will be conducted tomorrow, from 7 am to 6 pm, in five Assembly Constituencies of Haryana; Uchana Kalan (in Jind), Berry (in Jhajjar), Narnaul (in Narnaul), Kosli (in Rewari), Prithla (in Faridabad).

     

  • 9:20 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Ashok Malik appointed as Policy Advisor in MEA

    Ashok Malik, a veteran journalist and former Press Secretary to the President of India, was on Tuesday appointed as Policy Advisor in the External Affairs Ministry in the rank of Additional Secretary.

    The 50-year-old Distinguished Fellow of the prominent think tank Observer Research Foundation (ORF) will have a two-year tenure from the date he assumes charge "or until further orders, whichever is earlier", according to the decision taken by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

  • 9:01 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Cyber crime up by 77% in 2017, 56% cases motivated by fraud: NCRB data

    As many as 21,796 cases of cyber crime were reported across the country in 2017, showing a 77 per cent hike from 2016, according to the latest data by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

    In 56 per cent of the cases, fraud was the major motive behind the offence, while 6.7 per cent of the cases pertained to sexual exploitation, even as there were cases related to terror activities and inciting hate against the country, the statistics revealed.

  • 8:59 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Rains likely during Diwali in many parts of Maharashtra, Goa: IMD

    It may be a wet Diwali in several parts of Maharashtra and neighbouring Goa with the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday predicting rain, heavy to very heavy in some cases, during the festival of lights. 

  • 8:56 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee calls on PM Modi; terms his meeting 'unique experience'

    Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who described the meeting as "healthy and extensive" while the Nobel laureate termed it as an "unique experience" and thanked Modi for giving him "quite a lot of time".

     

  • 8:55 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Govt to introduce online proficiency self-assessment test for independent directors from Dec 1

    Government to introduce online proficiency self-assessment test for independent directors from December 1

     

  • 8:51 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Air quality improves marginally in Delhi

    The air quality in Delhi improved slightly on Tuesday but continued to be in the 'poor category', according to the AQI index of the Central Pollution Control Board.

     

  • 8:41 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Three JeM terrorists killed in encounter in J&K's Awantipora

    Three Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists killed in encounter between security forces & terrorists in J&K's Awantipora today. Arms & ammunition recovered. Identities and affiliations being ascertained. Search in the area continues.

     

  • 4:57 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Ayodhya dispute: SC allows 'Nirvani Akahara' to file written note on moulding of relief

    The Supreme Court has allowed 'Nirvani Akahara', one of the Hindu parties in the decades-old case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya, to file a written note seeking the "right to manage worship of the deity" as 'shebait' (devotee) at the site.

  • 4:53 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Import of firecrackers restricted

    Principal Commissioner of Customs: Import of firecrackers is ‘Restricted’ and if a person acquires possession of or is in any way concerned carrying, keeping, concealing, selling or purchasing or in any manner dealing with Chinese firecrackers will be punished under Customs Act 1962.

  • 1:12 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Punjab: Multiple drones spotted at Hussainwala sector in Firozpur District by BSF

    Multiple drones movements on Monday late night were noticed at Hussainwala sector in Punjab's Firozpur District by Border Security Force. Troops also fired on drones which entered from Pakistan side.

  • 1:04 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee speaks after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held a "healthy and extensive" interaction on various subjects at the 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence of the Prime Minister. 

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  • 1:02 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Two fresh applications filed in Mehul Choksi CBI matter, in a Mumbai Court

    Two fresh applications filed in PNB scam fraudster Mehul Choksi's CBI matter, in a Mumbai Court. Applications have been filed in the Mehul Choksi CBI matter pending before the Special CBI Judge through Advocates Vijay Aggarwal & Ashul Agarwal. One application has been filed by Choksi seeking supply of the copy of the application for declaring him a proclaimed offender.

  • 1:00 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Aadhaar-Social Media linking: SC transfers all cases to different High Courts

    Supreme Court transfers all cases pending before different High Courts relating to interlinking of Aadhaar database with social media profiles.

    Centre tells Court that govt isn't for invading the privacy of citizens but privacy has to be balanced with national interest & sovereignty. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for govt says 'No intermediary, can say that in guise of privacy, terrorist activities can be protected'.

  • 11:43 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    PMC Bank: Police custody of former director extended till 24th October

    Police custody of former director of PMC Bank, S. Surjit Singh Arora, has been extended till 24th October by Mumbai's Esplanade Court.

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Chidambaram granted bail till 24 Oct in INX Media case

    Supreme Court grants bail to Congress leader P Chidambaram in the INX Media case registered by the CBI. Chidambaram is currently in the custody of Enforcement Directorate (ED) till October 24 in the INX Media case.

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

    Market opens on a volatile note; Infosys tanks 14 pc

    Equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty stared on a volatile note on Tuesday as index heavyweight Infosys dampened the rally in energy and banking stocks in early trade.

    Shares of Infosys plunged up to 14 per cent after an anonymous group claiming to be employees of the IT major placed a whistleblower complaint to the company's board, accusing CEO Salil Parekh and CFO Nilanjan Roy of indulging in unethical practices to boost short-term revenue and profits.

  • 10:17 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Rupee rises 27 paise to 70.87 against USD in early trade

    The Indian rupee appreciated by 27 paise to 70.87 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday as optimism about US-China trade talks and easing crude oil prices enthused investors.

    At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 70.90, then gained further ground and touched a high of 70.87 against the US dollar, registering a rise of 27 paise over its previous close.

    On Friday, the rupee had settled at 71.14 against the US dollar.

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

    Delhi’s air quality deteriorates to ‘Unhealthy’, to get worse

    Delhi: Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 178 and PM 10 at 121 in 'Unhealthy' category, in the area around Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium and India Gate, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.

  • 10:11 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    J&K: Indian Army destroyed 3 mortar shells of Pakistan Army

    Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army destroyed 3 mortar shells of Pakistan Army that were found after the recent ceasefire violation in Karmara village of Poonch.

  • 10:09 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Bihar: Robbers loot LED TVs worth Rs 50 lakhs from a godown in Mehndiganj

     Robbers loot LED TVs worth Rs 50 lakhs from a godown in Mehndiganj area; police investigation underway. The incident took place on 20th October.

  • 7:37 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Trump slams Hillary for calling Tulsi Gabbard Russian agent

    Declaring that Democratic presidential aspirant Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is "not a Russian agent", US President Donald Trump on Monday slammed his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton for making such a "wild allegation" against the lawmaker from Hawaii.

    "I don't know Tulsi, but she's not a Russian agent," Trump said.

    "I don’t know Jill Stein. I know she likes the environment. I don't think she likes Russians. If she does like them, I know she's not an asset," Trump told reporters in response to a question during his Cabinet meeting at the White House.

  • 7:36 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Deeply concerned over reports of human rights abuses, religious discrimination in Pak: US

    Describing shrinking space for civil society and media freedom in Pakistan as "troubling", the United States on Tuesday said it remains "deeply concerned" over reports of human rights abuses and discrimination faced by people in the country because of their faith.

    It urged the Pakistani government to uphold the rule of law and the freedoms enshrined in the country's Constitution.

    Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice G Wells in a prepared statement to Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation of the House Foreign Affairs Committee hoped that the reforms Pakistan is undertaking under its current IMF plan will lay the foundation for better economic management and growth, leading to an improvement in the democratic system and human rights situation.

  • 7:35 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Delhi witnessed over 11 pc rise in crime in 2017, compared to 2016

    Delhi saw a rise of over 11 per cent in incidents of crime in 2017 as compared to 2016, data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said on Monday.

    The national capital recorded the highest crime rate among the Union territories in 2017, accounting for 4.9 per cent of the total cases reported in the country, it said.

    The annual crime data for 2017 was released after a delay of over a year. States such as Gujarat (6.7), Kerala (13.1), Madhya Pradesh (7.6), Maharashtra (9.3), Tamil Nadu (8.4) and Uttar Pradesh (12) accounted for more cases than Delhi, it stated.

  • 7:33 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Police Commemoration Day parade held in Delhi

    The Delhi Police on Monday held a Commemoration Day parade here in remembrance of 292 personnel who lost their lives in serving their respective forces between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019, officials said.

    The parade was held at New Police Lines Ground, Kingsway Camp.

    Special Commissioner of Police (GA) Rajesh Malik read out the names of 292 Delhi Police and State and Central Police Organisation personnel who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty during the period.

  • 7:32 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Schools in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram closed due to heavy rainfall

    Tamil Nadu: Holiday declared for today in all schools of Ramanathapuram*, due to heavy rainfall in the district

  • 7:31 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Nicobar islands region

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck Nicobar islands region at 6:36 am on Tuesday, says India Meteorological Department.