The New Indian Express - Top News - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:54:18 +0530 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:15:42 +0530 Top News Irom Sharmila May Have to Return to Hospital Soon: Family Despite her release from detention, Manipur's rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila's family is apprehensive that she might have to go back to hospital as she cannot survive fasting without being force-fed through nose. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:57:27 +0530 Hamas Military Head Alive as Gaza Conflict Continues Islamist movement Hamas said Wednesday its military wing commander Mohammed Deif is alive and still issuing orders in the fight against Israel in the Gaza Strip, according to media reports. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:52:48 +0530 SIT on Black Money has Made Progress: Supreme Court Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:48:57 +0530 Cabinet Approves Mobile Phone Towers in 10 Extremist-hit States The union cabinet Wednesday approved provision of mobile phone services at 2,199 locations in 10 states affected by Left-wing extremism. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:43:49 +0530 Indian-American Journalist Fareed Zakaria Faces Fresh Plagiarism Charges Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:20:18 +0530 Darjeeling Woman in Delhi Molested by Two Men A 22-year-old woman from Darjeeling, working in a multinational company, was molested by two men near her home here, police said Wednesday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:17:51 +0530 19 More Die in Flood-hit Parts of UP, Death Toll Crosses 80 Flood situation remained grim in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 82 today with reports of 19 more deaths even as authorities feared outbreak of disease in the worst affected eastern parts of the state. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:10:19 +0530 Three Killed, Over Six Injured in Police Firing in Golaghat Police first fired tear gas shells to control the mob of over 1000 people at Erengapara Chariali here marching to the DC's office and police station to set them on fire. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:56:30 +0530 300 Students Fell Ill after Eating Lunch in School in Ganjam Over 300 school students in Sanakhemundi block of Ganjam district were taken ill after having lunch in the school today, police said. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:36:41 +0530 SP Leader Azmi Asks Maha Government to File FIR Against RSS Chief In his letter to Patil, Azmi alleged that Bhagwat's remarks are meant to communally polarise the atmosphere ahead of Assembly polls in the state, due in October. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:31:44 +0530 Wildlife Officials of 4 States Meet on Man-animal Conflict A co-ordinating meeting of wildlife officials of four states on man-animal conflict and wildlife crime was today held Wednesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:58:12 +0530 Ponzi Schemes: Two Directors Arrested in Odisha Sources said Wisemen Resources India Limited had collected more than Rs 2 crore from the people of Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts promising them astronomical returns in a short span of time. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:50:39 +0530 Train-autorickshaw Collision in Bihar: Gateman Held The gateman of a level- crossing where 20 people were killed in a train-autorickshaw collision on Monday, was arrested from Benipatti area in Madhubani district today. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:46:12 +0530 Pakistan Violating Truce, Raking up Kashmir to Hide its Internal Problems: BJP BJP said Pakistan should understand that the government in India has changed and so has its thought and that no foreign hand has any right to talk of Kashmir. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:14:54 +0530 Imran Khan Refuses to Negotiate with Pakistan Government; Qadri Open to Talks Threatening to storm the Prime Minister's residence, the cricketer-turned-politician and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief refused to negotiate with the government until Prime Minister Sharif resigns. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:04:56 +0530 'Reasonable Chance' of Finding MH370: Australia PM The flight vanished inexplicably en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, and there has been no sign of the aircraft or the 239 people onboard. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:48:30 +0530 Two Militants Killed in Gunfight with Army in Kashmir Two unidentified militants were killed in a gunbattle with army in Kupwara district in Kashmir today, an army spokesman said. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:43:56 +0530 Saradha Scam: CBI Arrests East Bengal Official The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday arrested East Bengal Football Club's senior official Debabrata Sarkar in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:38:05 +0530 Police Kill Two Near Assam-Nagaland Border, Judicial Probe Ordered Hundreds of men and women took to the streets in Rongajan and Arengapathar areas in the district to denounce police atrocities which left one person dead and 20 injured. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:04:41 +0530 Narrow Escape for 154 Passengers On Board IndiGo Flight Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:41:58 +0530 Teary-eyed Sharmila Walks Free, Vows to Continue Fast Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:33:59 +0530 Kerala Government to Challenge HC Directive in Plus Two Case Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:00:42 +0530 Court to Hear Italian Marines Case on August 27 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:20:55 +0530 Defence Ministry May Ease Temporary Ban on Finmeccannica Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:16:03 +0530 India Hits Out at Pakistan for Calling Separatists 'Stakeholders' The MEA reaction came after Pakistani High Commissioner Abdul Basit defended his meeting with the separatists saying 'it is important to engage with all stakeholders.' Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:49:12 +0530 Army Doing Enough to Stop Chinese Incursions: Jaitley Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:13:37 +0530 Over Rs.1.11 Lakh Crore Budget for Andhra Pradesh Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:00:02 +0530 BJP Showed People 'False Dreams': Sonia Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:51:44 +0530 Centre Sets Three Year Target to Rejuvenate Ganga River Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said steps would be taken to address the problem of pollution from industries and sewage. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:40:04 +0530 Raja, Kanimozhi Get Bail in 2G Scam-related Money Laundering Case Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:45:32 +0530 Meeting Kashmiri Separatists a Long-standing Practice: Pakistan Envoy Abdul Basit defended his meeting with the separatists saying engagement with all stakeholders have been the 'bottomline' of Islamabad's efforts to find a solution to the Kashmir issue. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:22:34 +0530 KV Thomas Takes Over as New PAC Chairman Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:12:49 +0530 PM Asks DRDO to Complete Projects in Time Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:35:36 +0530 IS Claims Beheading US Journalist The Islamic State group has claimed beheading a US journalist who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, a media report said Wednesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:48:20 +0530 'Manmohan Singh Sought a Soft Job, but Indira Gandhi Did Not Agree' Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:21:29 +0530 Is Google Allowing Kids under 13 to Log In? There are reports that Google may be working to legally allow children under 13 to use its services. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:17:45 +0530 Facebook Messenger Downloaded Over 500 Mn Times: Report Facebook Messenger app has been downloaded over 500 million times on Android-based devices, reports Google Play Store. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:51:21 +0530 Imran Khan Threatens to Storm PM House if Sharif Refuses To Quit Imran Khan and Awami Tehreek chief Tahir-ul Qadri marched towards the Parliament demanding Sharif's resignation, putting the PML-N-led government on the backfoot. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:32:36 +0530 Pakistan Army Violates Ceasefire in Jammu The Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said Wednesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:09:14 +0530 Liberia President Declares Ebola Curfew Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:08:02 +0530 Manmohan Singh Immune as PM, not as FM: US Court A US court here has ruled that former India prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:04:51 +0530 US Officials: Video Shows American's Beheading The statement was posted on a Facebook page called "Find James Foley," which his family has used a number of times since his November 2012 disappearance. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:47:53 +0530 Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dead Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:23:20 +0530 US in Touch With India, Pakistan Over Resumption of Talks India canceled the talks, raising strong objections to consultations held with separatist Hurriyat leaders by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:51:49 +0530 'Yet to Get Even a Paisa of Rs 100 crore' Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:11:42 +0530 Telangana State Hit, Household Survey 'Super Hit' The much-hyped Intensive Household Survey, undertaken across the State by the Telangana government on Tuesday, went off smoothly barring a few hiccups here and there as people, including those with roots in Andhra, participated voluntarily. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:43:00 +0530 Vijaywada as Capital Unacceptable: Deputy CM of AP Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:37:46 +0530 Lankans Keen to Host Modi: Mahinda Rajapaksa Recalls previous invite; says Indian PM is keen on better ties with SAARC nations; refers to visits by top leaders of Japan and China. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Shah to Visit Bengal to Finalise Bypoll Plan Before the state Assembly polls in 2016, the BJP is upbeat on its prospects following its remarkable performance in the Lok Sabha elections. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Graft Serious Disease than Cancer: PM Modi says he will eradicate corruption from the country with the people’s support. Announces sops for farmers of poll-bound Haryana Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 J and K Leaders See No Reason to Call off Talks Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 State Bar Brawl Gets High Command Call: Stay Sober Ahmed Patel, the political secretary of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, telephones Oommen Chandy and V M Sudheeran asking them to refrain from making public comments on bars issue. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Special Security Cell for Senior Citizen in Odisha Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Intensive Squads to Check Quality of Food Activated Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Centre Zeroes in on Lax Ministries, Pushes to Update Website in Hindi Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Use Ex-servicemen for CSR: Jaitley to India Inc Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Gadkari for Makeover of Motor Vehicles Act Proposed Act amendment Bill will seek to end corrupt practises in RTOs through e-governance; road permits will be issued online Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Basit Keeps Up Provocation, Meets Geelani New Delhi had made its displeasure known on Monday while slamming Pakistan for its continued efforts to interfere in India’s internal affairs. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Kerala Officials Claim No Invite, Skip Mullaiperiyar Dam Inspection Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Flesh Trade Thrives Openly in City Parlours Posing as a customer, this Express reporter called several parlours and was offered an erotic massage or a massage with sex. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Former Judge Backs Arundhati Roy, Says Gandhi Not Above Criticism Arundhati Roy is entitled to her opinion on Mahatma Gandhi and the reaction of lawyer forums demanding action on the noted author is out of bounds, according to former Madras High Court judge K Chandru. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Jaya Set to be Re-elected as AIADMK Boss AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa, holding the top party post for a record 26 years, is all set to be re-elected for a consecutive seventh term on  August 29. Incidentally, the day happens to be Vinayaka Chathurthi, considered auspicious. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:00:00 +0530 Tough Steps Against Corruption in Offing: PM Warning those indulging in corruption, the prime minister said the earlier attitude of paying bribes and getting away with poor quality work will not be tolerated. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:06:46 +0530 Hurriyat Leader Meets Pakistan Envoy After Talks Called Off Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:46:58 +0530 Court Orders Release of Rights Activist Irom Sharmila Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:04:11 +0530 Congress Flays Government Over Cancellation of Indo-Pak Talks Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:02:05 +0530 On What Capacity Swamy Went to Lanka, Asks TNCC Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:50:17 +0530 Massive Household Survey Underway in Telangana; Hyderabad Totally Deserted The capital city and all towns in the state went totally deserted with the state government declaring a holiday to enable people to remain at home and participate in the household survey. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:36:40 +0530 Amar Singh Meets Mulayam in Lucknow Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:02:29 +0530 Kashmir Not an Internal Issue: Separatist Leader Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:43:58 +0530 Fletcher's Wings Clipped, Shastri Appointed Team Director Cracking the whip following India's shambolic Test series against England, The BCCI today virtually sidelined coach Duncan Fletcher by appointing former captain Ravi Shastri as the Team Director. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:10:10 +0530 Hyderabad Totally Deserted for Survey Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:07:56 +0530 SC Directs Medical Examination of Asaram Bapu The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the constitution of a medical board to examine self-styled godman Asaram Bapu for trigeminal neuralgia, which causes severe headaches to those afflicted with the condition Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:21:35 +0530 PM Invites Ideas from People on New Plan Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited ideas from the people on the new institution to replace the plan body Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:15:05 +0530