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Madhya Pradesh government wants more women to be in driving seat

The Madhya Pradesh government is launching a campaign to encourage women to hone their driving skills and get driving licences.

19 Oct 2017

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Uttar Pradesh: 14-year-old boy burned to death after brothers sprinkle kerosene on him

A 14-year-old boy died after three brothers allegedly sprinkled kerosene on him and set him afire, police said today.

19 Oct 2017

Army organises festival to strengthen jawan-awam relationship

The camp was occupied with several stalls including those of agriculture, horticulture, and Veterinary, with specialised doctors to give free check ups.

19 Oct 2017

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Muslim cleric backs Darul Deoband fatwa banning Muslims from posting pictures on social media

Earlier on October 9, the seminary had issued another fatwa banning Muslim women from plucking, trimming and shaping their eyebrows.

19 Oct 2017

Pune woman denied compensation for failed sterilisation surgery

The woman had approached the forum with the complaint that the sterilisation procedure she underwent at a civic hospital was a failure and sought a compensation.

19 Oct 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File | AP)
PM Modi to visit Kedarnath on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath on Friday, for a second time in one season.

19 Oct 2017

BJP creating divisiveness in society: BSP

BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadoria told ANI that even the Archaeological Survey of India and the Ministry of Culture have accepted that the Taj Mahal was built by fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

19 Oct 2017

Taj Mahal (File | PTI)
Row over Taj Mahal far from seeing end

Taking the row over Taj Mahal to the next level, senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Vinay Katiyar claimed that there used to be a Shiva temple, which was demolished by the Mughal rulers to build

19 Oct 2017

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Fire breaks out at LIC building in Kolkata

A fire broke out at LIC building on Jawahar Lal Nehru road. 10 fire tenders are currently present at the location.

19 Oct 2017

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Fire breaks out at a commercial building in central Kolkata

A fire broke out around 10.20 am on the 16th floor of a commercial building on Jawaharlal Nehru Road in central Kolkata.

19 Oct 2017

11 persons booked for bursting crackers in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (PTI) Eleven people have been booked here for allegedly bursting crackers in violation of a court directive that crackers could be...

19 Oct 2017

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (File| PTI)
On Diwali, India will grant medical visa in all deserving cases: Sushma Swaraj

Yesterday, she had directed the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to issue a visa to a Pakistani child for medical treatment in India.

19 Oct 2017

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Maharashtra Transport Corporation strike enters third day

Strike by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) demading implementation of 7th pay commission entered its third day on Thursday.

19 Oct 2017

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (File | PTI)
No one can question my faith: UP CM Yogi Adityanath slams Opposition for criticising Diwali celebrations

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday slammed the Opposition for criticizing the grand Diwali celebrations which took place in the temple town of Ayodhya Yesterday.

19 Oct 2017

Punjab government approves hike in income limit of OBCs

(Eds: Recasting overnight story) Chandigarh, Oct 19 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has approved an increase in the gross annual income ...

19 Oct 2017

Dawood Ibrahim (File | PTI)
Fresh attempt to auction mafia don Dawood Ibrahim's properties

The properties owned by Dawood and his family, which were acquired by the government after the March 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, have been put up for auction at least thrice in the past.

19 Oct 2017

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Taj Mahal sits on stolen property: Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said he has access to  documents that suggest the property where Taj Mahal was built was stolen by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan from kings of Jaipur.

19 Oct 2017

Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hits Jammu and Kashmir

An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hit the Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Thursday. The tremor occurred at 6:40 a.m. in the state. No loss of life,…

19 Oct 2017

Teacher killed in Shopian in ‘retribution’ for militants’ killing

In the third militancy-related incident in south Kashmir in as many days, a schoolteacher was found with his throat slit in Shopian. Police suspect Hizbul Mujahideen behind the killing.

19 Oct 2017

SS Khaplang, former NSCN-K chief
New chief Khango Konyak revives united Northeast militants’ front

Guwahati: United National Liberation Front of Western South East Asia (UNLFW), an umbrella organisation of militants of Northeast, has virtually got rejuvenated after Khango Konyak, chairman of SS Kha

19 Oct 2017

Regional UDAN flight path to land on water with amphibian planes

The government’s scheme for enhancing regional air connectivity Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) may soon introduce new modes of transport—seaplanes and amphibian planes—as the civil aviation ministry ha

19 Oct 2017