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Himachal building collapse: Another body found, death toll climbs to 11

The building housing a small eatery and a small guest house collapsed following heavy rains on Sunday afternoon when 30 Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) of Assam Rifles, all from the nearby Dagshai cantonment, were eating lunch there.

15 Jul 2019 6:28 pm
Saradha chit fund: ED summons TMC lawmaker Kunal Ghosh

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had earlier interrogated Ghosh, along with Rajeev Kumar, who headed the state police’s Special Investigation Team that probed the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam case.

15 Jul 2019 6:27 pm
BJP leader held on charges of raping, blackmailing woman party worker

Former district president of the BJP youth wing and district executive member of Seraikela-Kharsawan district unit, Amit Sinha was arrested on Sunday evening after the victim filed a written complaint of rape and blackmail against him.

15 Jul 2019 6:26 pm
'You are scandalising the court': Supreme Court pulls up Delhi civic body

The bench was anguished that the matter was mentioned for hearing before a vacation bench despite the fact that the regular bench had passed an order on May 7 that it would be heard in July.

15 Jul 2019 6:25 pm
EV courses, fresh tie-ups to power Skill India engine

The recent Economic Survey, too, pitched for making India an electric vehicles hub and boost employment in the automobile sector. According to the Survey, India’s market share in electric cars is just 0.06% while China has 2% share of the global share.

15 Jul 2019 6:14 pm
'Please control your pet dog', TDP MP tells Chandrababu Naidu after Twitter spat...

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu was forced to call up both Kesineni Srinivas and Buddha Venkanna after their spat left the party embarrassed

15 Jul 2019 6:00 pm
In Bihar civil service exam, a question on governor's role stokes controversy

Bihar Public Service Commission conducted the exam. It is a body created by the Constitution of India to select applicants for civil service jobs in the state.

15 Jul 2019 5:58 pm
RIP, Sadashiv Gorakshkar: India loses its museum man

The former director of Mumbai’s CSMVS has died at 86. He was a pioneer in museology and is considered one of the founding fathers of Mumbai’s heritage conservation movement.

15 Jul 2019 5:47 pm
Use drones to identify water logging sites in city: Delhi High Court

A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Jyoti Singh also suggested to set up a control room so that quick information on traffic jams and water logging in Delhi can be reported and suitable action taken in the shortest time.

15 Jul 2019 5:46 pm
Two sisters held captive for 2 months, raped repeatedly in Rajasthan

The girl alleged in the FIR that the accused, Naresh Gurjar, abducted her along with her elder sister on April 24, when they were going to market for some work.

15 Jul 2019 5:31 pm
'Learn to listen, Owaisi Sahab': Amit Shah's advice for Hyderabad MP

“Learn to listen also Owaisi Sahab, this will not work,” Amit Shah told the Hyderabad MP, who heads All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), after he objected to a part of BJP MP Satya Pal Singh’s speech during the discussion on the NIA amendment bill.

15 Jul 2019 5:25 pm
Just want to finish off terror, says Amit Shah as Lok Sabha gives NIA more teeth

Besides letting the NIA investigate terror offences abroad, the bill that was cleared by the Lok Sabha also empowers the agency to investigate cases involving illegal arms, human trafficking, cyber terror and counterfeit currency.

15 Jul 2019 5:21 pm
Trinamool leader goes door to door returning 'cut money'

Arun Gharai, a former gram panchayat member of Keshiakol village in Bankura II block, about 209 km away from Kolkata, returned about Rs 1.5 lakh to 25 villagers.

15 Jul 2019 5:14 pm
'Kids being forced to become non-vegetarians', BJP targets Chhattisgarh govt over...

Despite the BJP’s opposition to eggs in mid-day meals in schools, NGOs working in Chhattisgarh under the Right to Food Campaign have backed the government saying eggs are necessary to fight malnutrition in the state.

15 Jul 2019 4:36 pm
If Sidhu doesn't want to do his job, there is nothing I can do': Amarinder Singh

On Sidhu’s resignation, the Chief Minister said he had been informed that the resignation was sent to his residence in Chandigarh but he was yet to see it. He said he would have to read it first to be able to comment on it.

15 Jul 2019 4:06 pm
Second launch window for Chandrayaan-2 at July-end

The space agency called off Chandrayaan-2’s launch just 56 minutes ahead of the scheduled blast-off time early on Monday, days ahead of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong becoming the first person to walk on the moon.

15 Jul 2019 3:56 pm
Amazon Prime Day sale: These are the best deals on Apple iPhones

Planning to buy a new iPhone, here are some of the top offers from Amazon’s Prime Day sale.

15 Jul 2019 3:47 pm
With an alert system in place, lightning deaths in Odisha down by over 30%

Lightning is one of the major natural disasters in Odisha claiming over 400 human lives annually, 85% of which occur between May and September. In 2018-19, 320 people died of lightning against 465 in 2017-18.

15 Jul 2019 3:44 pm
ICC World Cup Final, England vs New Zealand: 'It's a clear mistake' - Simon Taufel...

A day after the match Taufel claimed that the umpires made ‘an error of judgment’ in applying an obscure clause in the MCC’s laws — which both awarded England an extra run and kept Stokes on strike.

15 Jul 2019 3:31 pm
Kalraj Mishra appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor, Acharya Devvrat shifted to G...

A Rashtrapati Bhavan press communique said the appointments of Mishra and Devvrat will come into effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices.

15 Jul 2019 3:22 pm
Kerala college student stabbing: Two more SFI leaders arrested

The accused, identified as R Sivaranjith and N Nazeem, were serving as the president and secretary respectively of the left student union’s unit at the Heritage college.

15 Jul 2019 3:05 pm
Abortion should be by choice, not by law: Three women petition SC

The PIL seeking decriminalisation of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy has been filed by a teacher, a digital marketeer and a PR executive.

15 Jul 2019 2:26 pm
United in grief: Parents of Surat fire victims refuse to immerse ashes

More than one-and-a-half-months after the tragedy at Taxshilla Arcade at Varachha, the parents are yet to immerse their children’s ashes. The mortal remains have become part of their home near Varachha, a migrants’ hub in Surat.

15 Jul 2019 2:24 pm
Indian-Americans thrilled over PM Modi's possible community address in Houston

Houston, which has one of the largest concentration of the Indian-American community in the US, is the energy capital of the world. This address could be Narendra Modi’s third major address to the Indian-American community after he became the prime minister in 2014 and the first after his re-election in May.

15 Jul 2019 2:23 pm
Karnataka political crisis: Kumaraswamy govt to face trust vote on Thursday, says...

The discussion on the vote of confidence will begin at 11 am on Thursday,” Congress leader and former chief minister Siddaramaiah announced.

15 Jul 2019 2:12 pm
24x7 power to all, compensation to consumers for load shedding: Union power min...

The minister was speaking at the foundation laying function of 245-bed Powergrid Vishram Sadan (rest room for patients’ attendants) at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences auditorium in Ranchi on Sunday.

15 Jul 2019 2:02 pm
Rajasthan HC cites equality, says judges shouldn't be called 'My lord'

A notice by the Rajasthan high court said the decision was unanimously taken in a full court meeting on July 14 to “honour the mandate of equality enshrined in the Constitution”.

15 Jul 2019 2:01 pm
Delivered, says minister Navjot Sidhu on his resignation to Punjab CM Amarinder...

Delivered, says Minister Navjot Sidhu on his resignation to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh.

15 Jul 2019 1:59 pm
Realme X launched in India: Know price, specifications, and features

Realme X is finally here. Check out full specifications, features and price of the latest Realme smartphone.

15 Jul 2019 1:40 pm
On Chandrayaan-2 launch being called off, Isro sources say 'problem in rocket, extremely...

Chandrayaan 2 Launch Mission: On Chandrayaan-2 launch being called off, Isro sources say ‘problem in rocket, extremely lucky to detect anomaly’

15 Jul 2019 1:29 pm
Need drinking water at airports, at normal cost

Considering that it is airport security that prevents passengers from bringing bottled water, it is the responsibility of the Airports Authority of India to ensure availability of safe drinking water to all passengers, free of cost.

15 Jul 2019 1:25 pm
Marriage of UP MLA's daughter with Dalit man valid, says Allahabad HC

According to the couple’s lawyer, Sakshi and her husband Ajitesh Kumar were attacked by some persons, wearing black coats in the court room after which the judge asked the couple to remain seated inside the court room.

15 Jul 2019 1:18 pm
Ambanis wish nayi bahu Shloka happy birthday in heartwarming video. Watch

The entire family wished Shloka Akash Ambani through a fairytale themed video that is going viral all over social media.

15 Jul 2019 1:13 pm
'Better late than never': Twitter after ISRO called of Chandrayaan-2 launch

Chandrayaan 2 Launch Mission: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said the countdown was stopped 56 minutes before the launch as an “abundant precaution” after a “technical snag” was observed in the launch vehicle system.

15 Jul 2019 1:12 pm
BHU cell comes to the rescue of 'mobile addicts'

Between January and July 15, 2019, around 925 cases came to the centre out of which around 20 per cent were found to be mobile addicts

15 Jul 2019 1:00 pm
Truck transporting cattle illegally overturns in Odisha, over 25 cows die

The cattle were being taken in the truck to West Bengal, police said. The inspector of Jaleswar police station Pradip Majhi said the truck probably skidded off the National Highway 60 at Alarpur area and turned turtle killing the cattle on the spot.

15 Jul 2019 12:59 pm
First complete trial, says SC on Asaram bail request in sexual assault case

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case lodged against him in Gujarat.

15 Jul 2019 12:53 pm
Air India pilot who wanted a ride to Bengaluru failed alcohol test. Grounded

The pilot, an Air India official said, had approached the crew of a flight at Delhi airport on July 13 and requested that he should be allowed to fly in the cockpit since the Bengaluru flight was completely booked.

15 Jul 2019 12:45 pm
Give adequate security to UP lawmaker's daughter, her husband: Allahabad high c...

The court has also issued notice to MLA Rajesh Mishra (father of Sakshi) to file his reply in the case by the next date of hearing, which will be fixed later.

15 Jul 2019 12:30 pm
How a small Uttarakhand town is becoming a major tourist destination

When one reaches Dhanaulti - a picturesque site in the Garhwal region of ‘Devbhoomi’ (Gods’ abode) Uttarakhand - one can not but feel the fresh breeze gushing through deodar trees and emitting an earthy, woody aroma.

15 Jul 2019 12:30 pm
Cong-JDS govt to face trust vote on Thursday; rebels likely to skip

BJP says motion will be defeated and CM will have to resign; Cong leader says MLAs will return to fold.

15 Jul 2019 12:21 pm
Karnataka Crisis Live: Supreme Court to hear plea tomorrow along with main peti...

Karnataka Political Crisis Live Updates: Citing the Supreme Court’s decision, Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that the Speaker does not have the right to disqualify any legislator.

15 Jul 2019 12:19 pm
HC order on CM's grading of ML Khemka challenged in SC

A three member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice, Ranjan Gogoi issued a notice to the IAS officer on July 12 to file a response.

15 Jul 2019 12:16 pm
ED seeks cancellation of Rajiv Saxena's bail

Enforcement Directorate moved the plea and argued that Rajeev Saxena was not cooperating in the investigation.

15 Jul 2019 12:13 pm
Rafale offset deal will help train Indians: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman was speaking at an event on the World Youth Skill Day.

15 Jul 2019 12:12 pm
Can't do anything if Sidhu doesn't want to do the job, says Amarinder

The remarks came soon after Navjot Sidhu sent his resignation to the chief minister.

15 Jul 2019 12:06 pm
Azam Khan: Dimple Yadav will sweep Rampur if she contests

Khan was the Rampur MLA before he vacated the seat on being elected to the Lok Sabha from the Rampur parliamentary segment. Dimple Yadav lost from Kannauj in the Lok Sabha polls.

15 Jul 2019 12:05 pm
SP leader Neeraj Shekhar resigns as Rajya Sabha member, may join BJP

Neeraj Shekhar was a prominent leader of the Samajwadi Party and there is speculation that he might join the BJP. Shekhar met Naidu on Monday and told him he is resigning voluntarily and not under any compulsion.

15 Jul 2019 12:03 pm
Babri demolition trial judge set to retire, Supreme Court asks UP govt for a way...

The matter came up for hearing on Monday before a bench headed by Justice R F Nariman, which asked the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it by July 19 about a mechanism by which the tenure of the special judge could be extended till he delivered the verdict in the high profile case.

15 Jul 2019 12:02 pm
Karnataka BJP to disrupt Assembly if no trust vote

With nine Congress and three JD-S rebels staying at a five-star hotel in Mumbai along with the two Independents, the ruling allies will not have the numbers required to win the trust vote if moved and put to vote in the 225-member Assembly, including one nominated but has no voting right.

15 Jul 2019 11:51 am