The New Indian Express - Top News - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:39:06 +0530 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:15:19 +0530 Top News Millionaire Beggar Nabbed in Saudi Arabia Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:11:37 +0530 Nine Patients Die Daily at AIIMS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:07:09 +0530 Three-Year-Old Kid Brutally Beaten by Home Tutor Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:04:27 +0530 Tomato Prices Skyrocket to Rs 70/Kg, Onion at Rs 40/Kg in Delhi Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:58:16 +0530 Sensex Rises to New Peak in Longest Winning Run Since Sept 2012 The Sensex rose 121 points to end at a new peak of 26,147.33 extending its winning run to seventh session, boosted by gains in IT and banking bluechips on upbeat earnings. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:54:20 +0530 Industrial Licences to Be Issued Online in TN:CM Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:43:37 +0530 It Won't be Business as Usual Within Congress: Tharoor Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:59:51 +0530 Controversy Over Lucknow Woman's Autopsy Heats Up The controversy surrounding the autopsy of a woman gang raped and murdered near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh last week turned murkier Wednesday with the opposition parties accusing the government and police of a whitewash job. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:28:56 +0530 Govt Demands Statement from Manmohan Singh on Corrupt Judge Issue Government today demanded that the former Prime Minister should make a "categorical" statement on the controversial matter. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:25:07 +0530 Arms Seized Atop Parasnath Hills in Giridih District A cache of arms, ammunition and other articles were recovered from a Maoist hideout by para-military forces during a search operation atop Parasnath Hills in Giridih district, police said today. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:21:59 +0530 TN: 11-year-old Schoolgirl Raped by Teenage Boy A 11-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly raped by a teenage boy at a village in Dharmapuri district, police said today. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:18:45 +0530 Uproar in Parliament: Sena MP Forces Muslim Man to Break Fast Reports of Shiv Sena MPs, apparently angry over not being served Maharashtra food, allegedly forcing a Muslim worker to eat a chapati to break his Ramzan fast today created uproar in both Houses of Parliament. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:48:08 +0530 Kendrapara Youth in Iraqi Jail Likely to be Released Soon It was a nightmarish ordeal overseas for an unemployed youth from a village in Odisha's Kendrapara district. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:45:07 +0530 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pays Tribute to Bal Gangadhar Tilak Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid floral tribute to freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his 158th birth anniversary. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:42:21 +0530 Jaya Urges PM to Secure Fishermen's Release from Sri Lanka Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custoday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:35:51 +0530 MH17 Black Boxes to be Sent to UK for Analysis: Malaysia Malaysia on Wednesday said the black boxes from Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine last week, will be sent to British aviation investigators for forensic analysis. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:26:44 +0530 TN's Opposition to Sanskrit as Old as Free India A circular of the Central Board of Secondary Education to schools under it aimed at promoting Sanskrit and the political row it sparked in Tamil Nadu is nothing new as the State had opposed both Sanskrit and Hindi as early as in 1949 even in the Constituent Assembly. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:16:26 +0530 Bangalore Rape Case: School Chairman Arrested Chairman of the city school where a six-year old girl was allegedly raped, evoking public outrage and triggering protests, has been arrested. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:54:46 +0530 Another Batch of Devotees Leave for Amarnath Cave Shrine Amid tight security, the 27th batch of pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:42:28 +0530 Israel Airport Safe, Says Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz Israel's Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said that the country's airport is safe for landings and take-offs, despite the fact that a rocket fired from Gaza had landed near the airport. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:32:00 +0530 83 US Lawmakers Seek Joint Address to Congress by Modi As many as 83 US lawmakers have signed a letter asking House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the Congress Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:25:20 +0530 One Killed, Three Injured in Bomb Blast in Assam One person was killed and three others were injured in a bomb blast triggered by suspected militants in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district today. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:52:25 +0530 Goa Government Faces Flak over Tourism Junkets Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:49:56 +0530 Maoists Explode Rail Track, Pilot Engine of Rajdhani Derails In Patna, Chief Public Relations Officer, East Central Railway, Arvind Kumar Rajak said the advance pilot engine running ahead of Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express jumped off the track due to the incident. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:39:57 +0530 Dacoits Loot 14 Labourers' Families; Gangrape Woman in UP A woman was allegedly gangraped at gunpoint by three 'dacoits', part of an over 12-member gang, who held 14 families of brick kiln workers hostage in Hafizpur area of the district and looted them. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:00:27 +0530 Modi Government Validates Katju's Version on Tamil Nadu Judge Confirms pressure on the Supreme Court collegium from Manmohan’s PMO for extension to ‘tainted’ judge; harps on revamping process by setting up the National Judicial Commission Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:40:35 +0530 Industrialist Ness Wadia was Inhuman, Says Preity Zinta Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:38:40 +0530 22 Killed in Baghdad Bomb Attack Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:27:31 +0530 US: No Link to Russian Government in Malaysian Plane Downing The MH 17 plane was likely shot down by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the intelligence officials said, citing intercepts, satellite photos and social media postings by separatists, some of which have been authenticated by U.S. experts. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:24:26 +0530 Wages of GHMC Outsourced Sanitation Workers Increased Hiked salary expenses to be borne by civic bodies Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:06:54 +0530 AP Tourism Development Corporation Mulls Reaching out to Tourists' Doorsteps Darshan facilities at temples are also provided in special packages Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:59:56 +0530 Poultry Units Distraught over Feed Price Hike Due to an unprecedented increase in the cost of poultry feed like maize and soya meal, the poultry industry in the state is heading for a major slump with several farmers incurring huge losses. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:58:30 +0530 Police Chief Reddi Gets into the Act at Vibgyor High New City Police Commissioner M N Reddi started his first day in office on Tuesday by visiting Vibgyor High school in Marathahalli and directing its management to soon adopt security measures, as demanded by parents. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:50:53 +0530 Three-year-old Heart Patient Among 2 More Raped in Bangalore 16-year-old suspect absconding after outrage on baby; two held for rape of BBM student in car Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:41:12 +0530 Bangalore Engineer Blamed for Russian Fraud A mechanical engineer from the city is living in despair after he was jailed, erroneously he says, for two fraudulent fund transfers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:38:39 +0530 'Safe Kerala' Project: 70 Migrant Labour Camps Served with Notices Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:36:01 +0530 Palm Chopping Case: NIA Court Examines Investigation Officers Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:31:46 +0530 Spurt in Vegetable Prices Leaves the Common Man High and Dry Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:29:16 +0530 Speculation Rife on H Raja as New Tamil Nadu BJP Chief With Amit Shah taking over as the national BJP president, the party’s central leadership is soon expected to announce its Tamil Nadu unit chief. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:26:23 +0530 Sri Lankan Supreme Court Gives Nod to Animal Sacrifice In a landmark ruling, a Sri Lankan Supreme Court bench has allowed animal sacrifice in Hindu temples while laying down conditions under which the ritual could be performed.  Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:25:25 +0530 World Bank President All Praise for Pudhu Vazhvu Scheme Both statistics, numbers and first-hand experience has shown that the Tamil Nadu government’s Pudhu Vazhvu Thittam has had a positive impact on the community, said World Bank president Jim Yung Kim while interacting with the beneficiaries of the programme at Padappai village on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:21:46 +0530 All DMK MLAs Barred from Ongoing Budget Session Speaker suspends opposition members for repeated disruption of House proceedings over a remark made by Revenue Minister R B Udhayakumar. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:20:17 +0530 K Chandrasekhar Rao's Plans Bowl Over Industrialists Chief minister says a single window system will be in place in the state for easily according permission to new industries. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:51:56 +0530 Enough Evidence to Charge Sheet Marans: AG Mukul Rohtagi said the available material with CBI is enough to prosecute the former Telecom Minister and his brother Kalanithi in the Aircel Maxis case. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:33:32 +0530 Katju Acting Under Indirect Pressure, Says Karunanidhi Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:23:39 +0530 Is Rape the Only News You Have to Cover, Asks Karnataka CM CM Siddaramaiah, who was miffed by the relentless telecast by regional and national news channels about rapes in the city, assured that the government was doing everything to ensure women's safety Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:10:37 +0530 PM Should Show His Face in Parliament Once a Week: Kharge Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:50:25 +0530 Wadia Threw Burning Cigarettes at My Face: Zinta to Police Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:26:22 +0530 Congress, Government Spar Over LoP Issue Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:01:18 +0530 NHRC's Notice to Karnataka Over Bangalore Rape Case Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:40:38 +0530 SC Turns Down Subrata Roy's plea for Parole Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:54:34 +0530 Government to Focus on Stabilising, Expanding Industries: KCR Stabilising and expanding the existing industries in Hyderabad is the top priority of the Telangana government while setting up of new ones would rank next, state's Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:29:19 +0530 New National Policy for Senior Citizens Under Finalisation: Govt The new National Policy for Senior Citizens is under finalisation, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:22:07 +0530 UNSC Demands "Unrestricted" Access,International Probe Into MH17 Crash The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight (MH17) in eastern Ukraine and demanded that armed groups allow investigators "full and unrestricted" access to the crash site. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:20 +0530 1137 Teachers Sacked Over Fake Degree, Invalid Documents Bihar government today said that the services of 1137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:50:08 +0530 ‘597 Defence Personnel Committed Suicide in Last 5 Years’‘597-Defence-Personnel-Committed-Suicide-in-Last-5-Years’/2014/07/22/article2343679.ece The armed forces lost 597 personnel to suicide in the last five years while 1,349 officers quit the Army during the same period, Rajya Sabha was informed today. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:45:52 +0530‘597-Defence-Personnel-Committed-Suicide-in-Last-5-Years’/2014/07/22/article2343679.ece Inputs Suggest Threat of Terror Attacks on Amarnath Yatra:Govt There are intelligence inputs which suggest threat of terrorist attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, Lok Sabha was informed today. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:37:11 +0530 Mercedes Benz Launches CLA 45 AMG at Rs 68.5 Lakh German luxury car maker Mercedes Benz today launched its compact performance sedan CLA 45 AMG priced at Rs 68.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:31:51 +0530 Govt Looking at Stake Sale in Rail Infra Cos Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:19:33 +0530 79 CPSEs Have Incurred Losses: Govt Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:17:41 +0530 Google Maps Now Available in Hindi Search giant Google today launched its Google Maps in Hindi seeking to make its navigation service more useful for users locally. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:57 +0530 Three soldiers arrested for molesting girl in Bihar Three soldiers were arrested in Bihar's Khagaria district for molesting a girl on a train, police said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:10:46 +0530 Three Tribal Boys Beaten Up for Stealing Egg Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:10:41 +0530 Three soldiers arrested for molesting girl in Bihar Three soldiers were arrested in Bihar's Khagaria district for molesting a girl on a train, police said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:43:18 +0530 Thousands Evacuated as Odisha River Breaches Embankment Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:50 +0530 Furore in Parliament over Judicial Appointments Government today admitted that a Supreme Court collegium during the UPA rule had recommended extension of a judge in Tamil Nadu who was under corruption cloud. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:25:27 +0530 Army Jawan Killed in Pakistani Firing Along LoC An Indian soldier was killed Tuesday when Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the military said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:01:29 +0530 Jayalalithaa Opposes Buoys on India-Sri Lanka Sea Boundary Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged the central government to pursue the idea of sustainable fishing by Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen and disagreed with a proposal to instal buoys to demarcate the international maritime boundary. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:29:05 +0530 India's Mars Orbiter Spacecraft Nearing Red Planet India's Mars Orbiter spacecraft that left the Earth last November is nearing the Red planet with all its payloads in good condition, ISRO said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:26:12 +0530 Oommen Chandy to Finalise Cabinet Rejig in Delhi Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will now finalise his cabinet rejig with the Congress high command in Delhi, a senior party leader said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:20:31 +0530 Drabu Named on PDP's Assembly Polls 'Manifesto Committee' Economist Haseeb Drabu, who recently joined opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been named on the party's nine-member committee, tasked to draft the manifesto for the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:00:24 +0530 Detained Lady With a Satellite Phone at Chennai Airport Finally Allowed to Leave The American citizen who was detained at the city airport for carrying a satellite phone, has finally been cleared to leave. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:22:57 +0530 10,000 'Methamphetamine' Tablets Seized in Mizoram Ten thousand tablets of pshychostimulant drug 'Methamphetamine' were seized from three persons at Vaivakawn locality here, Mizoram Excise and Narcotics Department Commissioner L Hmunsanga said today. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:14:46 +0530 Mexican Posts Murder Confession on Facebook, Held Roberto Alejandro Santos, 32, was arrested Sunday and is being held in connection with the killing of 61-year-old Lucila Reyes, Nuevo Leon deputy prosecutor's office spokesman David Perales told EFE news agency Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:10:53 +0530 Corrupt Judge Charge: Katju Poses Six Questions to Lahoti Former SC judge Markandey Katju, who alleged that three Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" during UPA rule in allowing a judge under corruption cloud to continue in office, today posed six questions to one them--Justice R C Lahoti--on the issue. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:46:25 +0530 Young 'Smuggler' from Pudukottai Caught with 6 Kilos of Gold Biscuits in Hand Baggage During an intense baggage check carried out by the Air Intelligence Unit of Chennai Customs, officers unearthed a bullion inside a passenger's carry on baggage. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:38:22 +0530 Former Dominican Cricketer Dies in Road Accident Walsh was driving a vehicle in a southerly direction Saturday when it collided with another vehicle travelling in the opposite direction on the Macoucherie public road, the police said, reports CMC. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:27:39 +0530 Taliban Attack Kills 4 Foreigners in Kabul Compound: Police At least four people were killed and six injured Tuesday in a suicide bombing on an anti-narcotics police building in Kabul, officials said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:14:43 +0530 Another Batch of Devotees Leave for Amarnath Cave Shrine Amid tight security, the 26th batch of pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:09:03 +0530 South Korean Sunken Ferry's Owner's Body Found A body which was found 40 days ago in South Korea's southern city of Suncheon has been confirmed as that of the sunken ferry's owner, an official said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:03:15 +0530 Three Found Unconscious in Honda City Car in Delhi, Die Three men were found unconscious Monday night in a car in Delhi. They died after being taken to hospital, police said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:48:45 +0530 Ukraine Rebels Handover MH17 Black Boxes to Malaysia The prime minister of the self-proclaimed people's republic of Donetsk, Alexandr Borodai, presented the two devices to the head of the Malaysian delegation during an official ceremony held at the seat of the separatist government Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:39:28 +0530 Akhilesh Yadav Orders Audit of Government Departments Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered internal auditing of all the government departments, an official said Tuesday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:31:33 +0530 Minor Fire Breaks out in Delhi Police Headquarters A minor fire broke out in the fourth floor of the Delhi Police Headquarters here this morning, fire officials said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:18:08 +0530 Four Killed in LPG Explosion in Kashmir's Baltal Base Camp Four people were killed Tuesday when a cooking gas cylinder (LPG) exploded in a community kitchen in Kashmir's Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra, police said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:33:34 +0530 Ceasefire 'Not Enough' for Durable Middle East Peace: UN Chief UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Cairo Monday in a bid to push for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which he stressed was "not enough" for a durable Middle East peace, a UN spokesperson said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:49:03 +0530 Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies at MH17 Crash Site The pressure has been growing on Russian President Vladimir Putin, who the U.S. and others say has backed and armed the rebels, to rein in the insurgents in Ukraine and allow a full-scale investigation. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:38:08 +0530 Mathura Gang-rape Case: All 6 Accused Arrested All six accused in the alleged gang-rape of an 18-year-old girl in Pingari village here were arrested today, police said. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:22:31 +0530 Didn't Cave in to Any Pressure: Ex-CJs Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:15:04 +0530 14 Years of Maoist Violence Claimed 435 Lives: Naveen Patnaik Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:10:49 +0530 Sambalpur Commercial Complex in IDCO Pipeline Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:08:29 +0530 HDK Cosies Up to Govt, Says Rapes Up Across India Former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Monday took a soft line on the state government, saying rapes were on the rise not just in Karnataka but across the country. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:07:04 +0530 Stray Dogs Maul Disabled Girl to Death Near Venkojipalem Stray dogs killed a 17-year-old physically and mentally-challenged girl at her home in the hill area near Venkojipalem here Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:02:18 +0530 Government Looks to Owning Singareni Mines Chief Minister KCR asks officials to explore options to buy out the Central stake to make it a totally Telangana govt company. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:02 +0530 Celebration, Fervour Mark 11-day Bonalu Festivities in the Hyderabad Devotees take out the procession on a decorated elephant carrying the Ghatam of Godess Mahakali followed by immersion on the banks of river Musi. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:58:05 +0530 AP Opposes Telangana Government Plea to Extend Eamcet Admissions till October 31 Apex Court directs the AP govt and AICTE to file counter affidavits in the case Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:57:17 +0530 Pollution Takes Its Toll on Traffic Cops in Hyderabad 40 per cent of policemen are found to suffer from BP, diabetes and other lung-related problems like pneumonia and bronchitis due to air pollution. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:55:33 +0530 Protests at Osmania University: KT Rama Rao Cancels Visit Campus tense when police took protesting members into custody who tried to disrupt a book centre function which Minister KT Rama Rao was to attend. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:51:20 +0530 Blind Fury Lands Four Students in Hospital at Kakinada In a shocking incident, the principal of a school for visually challenged here has viciously beat up Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:49:26 +0530 Day After, Sand Smuggler Arrested for Killing Cop A day after D Suresh who mowed down a head constable who was trying to prevent sand smuggling, the Vellore police arrested him on Monday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:48:28 +0530