The New Indian Express - Top News - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:45:07 +0530 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:18:52 +0530 Top News A woman in labour and a bereaved husband stripped of dignity by Odisha's poor ambulance response A day after the video of a man carrying his deceased wife’s body went viral, the district administration ordered an enquiry into the incident. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:03:56 +0530 Stand by every single word I said about RSS: Rahul Gandhi "I will never stop fighting the hateful and divisive agenda of the RSS. I stand by every single word I said," Rahul said in a tweet. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:42:59 +0530 India, US innovation forum to be launched next week In a bid to facilitate the movement of innovation from discovery to commercialisation, a forum to forge new partnerships between India and the US will be held in New delhi next week. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:27:24 +0530 Trump calls China 'worst abuser', 'currency manipulator' The 70-year-old real estate tycoon-turned-politician said he will instruct the US trade representative to bring trade cases against China, which is also building a "massive military fortress" in the strategic South China Sea. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:21:03 +0530 Support people's right to protest:UN on reports of PoK protest The UN said it supports people's right to demonstrate their opinions peacefully about issues they care about, amid reports that women in PoK had offered their bangles to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during protests for 'not doing enough' on the Kashmir issue. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:13:48 +0530 Surviving sexual slavery victims will receive $90,000: Seoul South Korea said today that surviving South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II will be eligible to receive around 100 million won (about USD 90,000) each from a foundation that will be funded by the Japanese government. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:05:27 +0530 Magisterial probe into mob violence, arson in Agartala The Tripura government has ordered a magisterial probe into the ethnic violence here on August 23. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:28:08 +0530 Scorpene submarines data: Leak not from our side, says MDL The Mazagon Dock Limited said the data leak did not take place from its end & was assisting the Navy in the probe. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:25:44 +0530 Monsanto drops plan to launch next gen GM cotton seed in India Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:10:47 +0530 Alternative to pellet guns soon: Rajnath as he meets Mehbooba to discuss security situation This is second visit of Singh in a month to the state. The Home Minister's visit is an effort by the central government to restore normalcy in the Valley, Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:04:38 +0530 A timeline of Colombia's conflict with largest rebel group Key developments in the half-century of hostilities between Colombia's government & the country's largest rebel movement Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:37:34 +0530 Jio does Apple, people throng Reliance Stores for free 4G test SIM The 4G Preview Offer gives access to free 4G internet, VoLTE voice-calling, video-calling and SMS for 90 days. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:32:15 +0530 Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century war Colombia's government and the country's biggest rebel group reached a historic deal. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:11:27 +0530 Chile issues alert over faulty condoms from China Chilean authorities are issuing a health alert, saying they distributed more than 712,000 defective condoms. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:46:48 +0530 Rio silver medallist Sindhu snubs minister's offer, says Gopi is 'the best coach' Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:25:01 +0530 Nirbhaya case: Convict attempts suicide in Tihar, condition now stable Vinay, one of the convicts sentenced to death attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself last night in Tihar Jail. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:21:29 +0530 Day 48: Curfew extended to Pulwama district, restrictions in Valley Curfew continued in Kashmir for the 48th consecutive day as the separatists extended the protest. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:40:47 +0530 Praising Modi for raising Baloch issue increases responsibility, says defence expert Modi's act increases India’s responsibility towards realising the goal of delivering freedom to people of Balochistan. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:28:48 +0530 Briton killed in hostel by man shouting 'Allahu akbar' Police play down any links to extremism and suggest suspect may have been infatuated with victim Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:28:56 +0530 US vows to 'seek accountability' for Syria UN investigation has established that President Assad's forces carried out at least two chemical attacks in Syria. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:12:47 +0530 Demolition drive hits wall after BBMP top guns differ Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:10:01 +0530 Facebook, Twitter failing on extremist content: UK MPs Failure to act would lead to the sites becoming "the 'Wild West' of the internet," the Home Affairs Committee warned. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:08:43 +0530 Italy quake kills 159 as rescuers race to find survivors The earthquake shook Italy, leaving 159 people dead. trail of destruction across villages packed with holidaymakers. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:04:47 +0530 North Korea test-fires sub-launched missile close to Japan N Korea test-fired a submarine-launched missile 500 km towards Japan, marking a step for its nuclear strike ambitions. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 +0530 Nalini Chidambaram summoned in Rs 2K-cr Saradha chit fund scam P Chidambaram's wife summoned by ED in connection with money laundering probe in the Rs 2K crore Saradha chit fund scam. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:44:56 +0530 Maid held for getting children to steal from Ranji cricketer's house Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:40:34 +0530 It wasn't government land when my mom purchased: Jadhav CM has asked the ACB to look into the matter seriously as the issue is causing embarrassment to the government Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:31:38 +0530 Hours after telecast of his confession on TV show, 60 year old paedophile hangs self Hours after a talk show in which a 60-year-old man confessed to sexually abusing two minor children was aired on a Tamil TV channel, the sexagenarian allegedly committed suicide in his house on Tuesday night. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:15:51 +0530 Murdered in the womb for being a girl There were five pregnant women at the scanning centre at Tiruvannamalai when the officials raided the facility on Tuesday over complaints of illegal abortions. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:09:59 +0530 Rahul takes U-turn, says he didn't blame RSS for killing Gandhi Cong VP seeks to reinforce claim by citing from his affidavit in Bombay HC; SC says defamation suit may be dismissed if petitioner agrees; defers hearing to Sept 1 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:08:00 +0530 Teen's death mars Rajnath's visit to Valley Amir’s death sparked clashes and raised the overall death toll in the ongoing unrest to 69. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 04:00:20 +0530 SC firm on 20-ft Dahi pyramid cap SC refused to modify its order of capping at 20 feet the height of the human pyramid in the Dahi Handi festival. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:58:34 +0530 Weekend trip to Goa lands four teens in police net Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:30:51 +0530 GST to impact logistics, warehousing sectors: JLL This is good for e-commerce players as they will be able to service many more locations across India. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:23:34 +0530 Welspun sinks into deeper waters as Walmart reviews cotton certification Welspun India’s market capitalisation eroded by a whopping Rs 4,376 crore from 21 August to Rs 5958 crore on 24 August. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:10:57 +0530 BCCI and Lodha committee on collision course The panel didn’t make allegations against the national selectors,” Sankaranarayanan told Express. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:03:18 +0530 Proxima b, the habitable planet found in solar system next door Proxima b, the planet is in a "temperate" zone compatible with the presence of liquid water -- a key ingredient for life. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:20:30 +0530 Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germany 17-year-old Yasmin vowed to make herself undesirable. So she doused herself in gasoline and lit a match. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:12:21 +0530 Floods: 29.71 lakh people affected in Bihar, 8.7 lakh in UP Bihar remains worst affected by floods by rising waters of Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra and Kosi have affected 29.71 lakh. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:47 +0530 Lodha panel denies of accusing cricket selectors as morally 'depraved' Justice Lodha Panel denied that it had painted cricket selectors as morally 'depraved and despicable' individuals. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:43:07 +0530 JNU rape case: Accused surrenders to police He surrendered before police around 10.15 p.m. at Vasant Kunj north police station in south Delhi, a senior police officer said. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:42:55 +0530 Girl dies waiting in queue at Gurgaon hospital, doctor shunted After spending about 45 minutes waiting to get a slip for admission, the girl allegedly fainted and passed away. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:11:52 +0530 Government may soon allow Wi-Fi use on flights At present, fliers are not allowed to use mobile phones and Internet when they are in the Indian airspace. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:08:26 +0530 Tribal man walks 10 km carrying wife's body The incident took place in the morning when the locals found Dana Majhi carrying his wife Amang Dei's body. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:11 +0530 Boy kidnapped by childless couple rescued after around 9 years A 10-year-old boy, who was kidnapped around nine years ago from a government hospital in Delhi by a childless couple. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:54:54 +0530 Kabul: One dead, 21 hurt in attack on American University One person was killed and 21 others injured in a gun and bomb attack at American University in Kabul, media report said. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:04:50 +0530 Two families fight out for baby in Hyderabad, DNA test demanded More than 24-hours after delivery, they eagerly await taking their newborns into their arms. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:35:45 +0530 Gender equality gap in sports reporting shrinking: Cambridge Report Researchers at Cambridge University Press have found that men's sports received 20 per cent more air time than women's during the Rio Games. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:10:32 +0530 Scorpene leak: Parrikar downplays extent of damage, says final integration lies with India Navy sources said the leak of data "was a matter of serious concern" but added that the document was dated. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:52:14 +0530 World's largest aircraft Airlander 10 damaged on 2nd test flight The aircraft was initially developed for the U.S. military for use in surveillance in Afghanistan. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:39:52 +0530 Tremors in east, north-east India as 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits central Myanmar A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale and epicentre in Myanmar today shook several parts of east and northeast India. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:38:30 +0530 Cabinet approves bill to prohibit commercial surrogacy, allow 'ethical surrogacy' for needy couples Briefing reporters here after the meeting, EAM Sushma Swaraj said the Surrogacy Bill will prove to be a milestone towards women's empowerment. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:27:51 +0530 New bill proposes complete ban on commercial surrogacy: EAM Sushma Swaraj. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:32:49 +0530 NGT adjourns hearing over diesel vehicle ban case till September 7 The tribunal had on July 18 asked the Delhi’s transport authorities to cancel registration of diesel-fuelled vehicles that were older than 10 years. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:31:37 +0530 Will India act like America did in Bin Laden's case: Shiv Sena on Dawood Dawood does live in Pakistan, a United Nations committee has endorsed, by accepting six of the nine addresses that New Delhi had submitted as the terrorist's hideouts in that country. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:30:03 +0530 Defamation case: Rahul makes a u-turn, says did not blame RSS for Mahatma's assassination Rahul Gandhi had not blamed the RSS as an institution for the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, but the people associated with it, the Supreme Court was told. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:10:07 +0530 Latest: Italian quake response spreads to many hamlets Pescara del Tronto was one of the hardest-hit towns, along with Accumoli and Amatrice. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:56:32 +0530 SC says human pyramid can't go beyond 20 feet in Dahi Handi fest Supreme Court on Wednesday said that human pyramids can't go beyond 20 feet during the Dahi Handi festival on Krishna Janmashtami, as it rejected a last ditch attempt by an organisation to get over the restriction. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:36:02 +0530 Chikungunya scare: Doctors in Delhi advise rest, increased fluid intake; ask not to panic Chikungunya is a viral illness and its symptoms are similar to those of dengue, which include high-grade fever, severe joint pain, muscle pain and headache and joint swelling. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:20:10 +0530 Parrikar orders probe into damage caused by Scorpene submarine data leak Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought a report from the navy on the alleged leak of sensitive data on India's Scorpene submarines Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:07:51 +0530 Wheelchair-user activist asked to stand up for pat-down at city airport Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:18:06 +0530 Seniors forced us to strip, drink beer: Coimbatore Medical College student The student, now in his 2nd year of studies, writes to national anti-ragging body about ordeal faced in last academic year Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:17:08 +0530 Congress functionary clicks Selfie with Pondicherry CM during National Anthem Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:05:33 +0530 Most terror plots have Abdul Halim's stamp Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:01:15 +0530 Sensitive data on India's Scorpene submarines leaked Sensitive data related to India's Scorpene submarines has been leaked, with French shipbuilder DCNS. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:59:23 +0530 US military condemns N. Korea missile launch 'provocation' US military confirmed, N Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, condemning it as latest provocation. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:56:10 +0530 Oil pipeline leak in Red Sea reportedly dumps 200 tonnes of crude oil Jordan informed Israel of a pipeline leak in the Red Sea that has reportedly dumped 200 tonnes of crude oil near Eilat. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:53:36 +0530 Karnataka conveys inability to give Cauvery water to TN Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:49:42 +0530 Karnataka's exports increase despite national dip, says Siddaramaiah Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:48:38 +0530 Are people compensated after their houses are razed, asks HC Court also asks the BMTF not to arrest or harass BBMP officials who have been booked for allegedly allowing illegal constructions Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:18:16 +0530 Hyderabad family alleges government hospital switched baby Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:03:11 +0530 In diplomatic win, UN validates India's claim: Dawood is on Pakistan soil Six of the nine addresses of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan, provided by India, have got an obvious confirmation from the UN which has removed three from the list as those were found to be incorrect. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:39:53 +0530 Rajnath rushes to Valley amid signals of urgency Home Minister to talk to a cross-section of people in Kashmir today; BSF personnel return to active duty in State after a gap of 12 years Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:36:29 +0530 Sushma ultimatum to Saudi Indians: Return by Sept 25 Swaraj asked the workers to file for claims and return to India without waiting for unpaid salaries. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 04:23:45 +0530 Improvised Explosive Device 'only NSG could defuse' of WWII era Tayal's claim soon turned out to be a damp squib as the explosives were identified to be of World War II vintage. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:59:42 +0530 NGT fines Panama-based shipping firm Rs 100 crore over oil spill Rs 100 crore fine slapped on a Panama-based shipping co, its 2 Qatar-based sister concerns for causing an oil spill. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:58:11 +0530 ABVP's Saurabh, AISA's Ashutosh get relief even as JNU finds all 21 guilty JNU was at the centre of a controversy in February because of an event on campus against the hanging of Afzal Guru. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:55:01 +0530 Afghan army chief coming with wish list for more military aid Qadam Shah Shaheem will be visiting New Delhi next week with a bigger wish list for military aid. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:50:24 +0530 30K more seats in IITs, government okays aptitude test Council agreed to a national level aptitude test at the HSc level to help students seeking to join engineering. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:48:03 +0530 4 get life sentence for raping female defence official A special court has sentenced four men to life imprisonment for robbing and gangraping a woman defence official from Pune. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:12:27 +0530 Cow is mother of not only Hindus but also of Muslims: Swaroopanand He said the laws against cow slaughter were challenged from time to time in the Supreme Court but such pleas have always been rejected. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:32 +0530 Roopanwal commission submits report on Rohith Vemula suicide The Roopanwal Commission was formed by the HRD Ministry to look into the circumstances leading to the death of Vemula. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:37:29 +0530 Nationalism will be BJP's war cry as it heads for polls PM Narendra Modi tells party's core group to focus on nationalism and nation's interests to bring people together. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:43:20 +0530 Clashes between tribals and non-tribals leave 100 injured, Section 144 imposed at Agartala IPFT leader Rajeswar Debbarma told Express that over 50 workers and supporters of the party were injured and hospitalized. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:14:15 +0530 India highest recipient of H-1B visas: US Consular official Despite a hefty hike in fees of US H-1B and L-1 visas, there has been no drop in number of applications from India. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:55:08 +0530 IITs to increase intake to 1 lakh by 2020, to allow non-resident students soon The plan is to increase the number by 10,000 per year so that the number of IITians touches 1 lakh by 2020. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:38:54 +0530 Security forces set up camps in schools as curbs, shutdown cripples Kashmir for 46th day A police official said curfew and restrictions remained in force in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley to maintain law and order and foil protests. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:21:59 +0530 Health ministry advisory board bans tests on rabbits This move comes after Union Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, wrote to the Ministry. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:19:02 +0530 Return by Sep 25 or make own arrangements: Swaraj to Indian workers in Saudi Thousands of Indian workers have lost their jobs due to slowdown in Saudi economy, triggered by low oil prices. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:47:25 +0530 Popular photographer-actor 'Monalisa' Ramamani passes away Popularly known as ‘Monalisa’ Ramamani, he rose to fame with his still photography work on the award winning film Chemmeen. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:25:18 +0530 The world knows her but Sharmila faces an 'identity' crisis The world knows her as the face of the movement against “draconian” Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) but Manipur’s “Iron Lady” Irom Sharmila is facing an identity crisis. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:51:08 +0530 NSG chief Tayal drops bombshell about IED at DRDO office, retracts claim Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:22:09 +0530 BP unit selling up to $261 million stake in Castrol India: Termsheet Castrol Ltd, a unit of oil major BP Plc, is selling an up to $261 million stake in Castrol India Ltd in a block trade on Wednesday, according to a termsheet seen by Reuters. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:20:17 +0530 Three-year-old boy run over by school van in Delhi As per reports, the kid, named Abhiral, came under the wheels when the vehicle was reversing in the afternoon after dropping him. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:18:55 +0530 Fresh plea in SC seeks quashing of NEET I and II combined result The bench agreed to hear the matter along with the other pending petitions on the issue next week. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:05:37 +0530 FM Jaitley takes stock of progress on bankruptcy law implementation Jaitley today took stock of steps being taken for implementation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code that seeks to make debt recovery process stronger and quicker. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:55:07 +0530