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Over 190 primary schools will open on Monday in Srinagar: Principal Secretary Kansal

In a statement, Principal Secretary, Planning and Development, Rohit Kansal was quoted as saying that no untoward incident was reported from the areas where relaxation was provided.

19 Aug 2019 5:52 am
Absconding Bihar MLA Anant Singh releases video, said will surrender in 3-4 days

In the video, the Bahubali leader said that he went to a place to see his ailing friend. However, he added that he will surrender in less than four days.

19 Aug 2019 5:42 am
MNS chief Raj Thackeray summoned by ED in Kohinoor building case

Unmesh Joshi, son of former Maharashtra CM Manohar Joshi has also been called for questioning by the agency on Monday. The development can have far reaching political implications.

19 Aug 2019 1:02 am
Mughal descendant offers gold brick for Ram Mandir, says temple should be built on Ayodhya land

Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be descendent of the Mughals, says that if the Supreme Court hands him over the land, he will donate the entire land for building the Ram temple.

19 Aug 2019 12:05 am
Mumbai: Teenage girl forced into prostitution by mother, raped by brother

The girl claimed that when she sought help from her brother, he raped her and threatened to kill her with a sword.

19 Aug 2019 12:04 am
Madhya Pradesh: Mob accuses man of entering village to meet women, beat him up

A man named Bunty Singh Rajput was beaten up by three people in Madhya Pradesh who accused him of coming in the area with the intention of meeting some women and started beating him.

18 Aug 2019 11:02 pm
Gujarat: Food delivery boy carries beer for customer, arrested

Police have recovered six cans of beer from Rahulsinh Mahida who had hidden them in a bag with Swiggy written on it.

18 Aug 2019 10:53 pm
Pakistan Army regularly violating ceasefire since scrapping of Article 370

Earlier in the day, the Pakistani Army had violated ceasefire in the Sunderbani sector of Jammu Kashmir. An Indian Army soldier, Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa lost his life in the ceasefire violation in the Nowshera sector.

18 Aug 2019 10:26 pm
Miffed over no spot in cow welfare body, MP saint threatens to commit suicide outside CM house

Devmurari Bapu alleged that Madhya Pradesh CM has ignored his demand for a post in the state cow protection board.

18 Aug 2019 10:17 pm
Branded witch, woman force-fed human excreta in Nepal

A group of five women beat the victim and force-fed her human excreta at Birta village of Bhangaha area in Mahottari district on Monday.

18 Aug 2019 8:37 pm
UP journalist, brother murdered in Saharanpur, opposition slams BJP

Ashish (23), a photographer with Dainik Jagran newspaper, and his brother Ashutosh (19) were killed by their neighbour Mahipal Saini and his sons.

18 Aug 2019 8:02 pm
Ahmednagar: Shiv Sena leader booked for abetting Dalit woman's rape

The complainant said she was assaulted by the leader's brothers on August 12 who had accused her of encroaching their land.

18 Aug 2019 7:39 pm
Triple Talaq Bill: We corrected a historic wrong, opposition knew deep inside it was required, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah stated that that the bill is only for the benefit of the Muslim community, not for anything else. Hindus, Christians, and Jains are not going to benefit by it, he said.

18 Aug 2019 7:28 pm
Virat Kohli to have a stand named after him at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi

Virat Kohli will be the youngest active cricketer to be bestowed with the honour of a stand being named after him.

18 Aug 2019 7:20 pm
Roadies Real Heroes winner is Arun Sharma from gang Raftaar

Roadies Real Heroes grand finale: Arun Sharma from gang Raftaar took home the trophy.

18 Aug 2019 7:05 pm
Mumbai: Sex racket busted at Vile Parle spa, 6 Thai women rescued

After the raid, the police team found that the owner - Shura Khan and Sumit Singhania - and the manager of the spa were running a prostitution racket in the name of the spa. Both of them have been arrested.

18 Aug 2019 7:05 pm
Tiger Shroff deadlifts 200kg at gym in new workout video. Superhuman, says Ishaan Khatter

Tiger Shroff deadlifted 200kg during his workout session at the gym and shared a glimpse of it on Instagram.

18 Aug 2019 5:56 pm
Ex-Afghan NSA blames Pak for Kabul suicide blast, says neighbour backs Taliban to kill Afghans

Amrullah, who is also a vice-presidential candidate, stated that backed by Pakistan, Taliban is the inventor of suicide bombings, sectarian violence and the massacre of Afghani civilians just to weaken the state.

18 Aug 2019 5:39 pm
We will probe BJP government's role in the Pehlu Khan lynching case: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot said that the Rajasthan government will monitor the court proceedings of cases like those of Pehlu Khan's.

18 Aug 2019 5:36 pm
AIIMS fire: Doctors help 30-year-old deliver baby amid chaos

The woman went into labour just when the medical staff was running from one ward to another to evacuate and shift patients due to a massive fire at the hospital.

18 Aug 2019 5:27 pm
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul wedding suicide blast that killed 63

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the Afghan interior ministry said on Sunday. The Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for the attack.

18 Aug 2019 5:06 pm
Airport worker gives note saying You Ugly to passenger in New York. CCTV video goes viral

Neal Strassner obtained security video through a public records request and posted it to YouTube. The video has gone viral.

18 Aug 2019 4:41 pm
Roadies Real Heroes grand finale airs tonight. Here's all you need to know

Roadies Real Heroes grand finale: Ankita Pathak, Arun Sharma and Bidhan Shrestha are three finalists of the show.

18 Aug 2019 4:23 pm
Google Maps reunites father with daughter after 4 months

Google Maps helped police reunite a father with his 12-year-old daughter who had gone missing over four months ago in Delhi, officials said.

18 Aug 2019 3:10 pm
Boy kidnapped over family dispute found dead in MP's Satna, Shivraj slams Kamal Nath govt

A minor boy was kidnapped from outside his house on Friday. He was found murdered on Sunday. This has prompted Shivraj Singh Chouhan to attack the Kamal Nath govt over inaction.

18 Aug 2019 2:48 pm
Selection process was tough, says Ravi Shastri after bagging another term as India coach

Ravi Shastri, who was re-appointed as the head coach on Friday, revealed that Virat Kohli's men were happy with him continuing and that they would work collectively to counter the challenges that lie ahead.

18 Aug 2019 2:43 pm
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal visit Arun Jaitley at AIIMS

The AIIMS has not issued any bulletin on Arun Jaitley's health condition since August 10.

18 Aug 2019 1:43 pm
Delhi on high alert as Yamuna water level continues to rise, Haryana releases more water

Water level in Yamuna has risen to dangerous levels and Delhi has been put on high alert.

18 Aug 2019 1:22 pm
Tisca Chopra on Mission Mangal poster: If someone was big like Akshay Kumar, her face would be prominent

Tisca Chopra, who will be seen in Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer Good News, opened up on the Mission Mangal poster.

18 Aug 2019 12:16 pm
Rajinikanth completes 44 years in Indian cinema. Internet salutes Thalaivar

Rajinikanth has finished 44 years in Indian cinema and the fans of the superstar are celebrating it on Twitter. 

18 Aug 2019 12:12 pm
UP man takes 71 sheep to let wife go with lover, sheep owner father wants flock back

A man in Gorakhpur let go of his wife in exchange of 71 sheep. His wife had fled with her lover and the husband has agreed to the relationship in exchange of the flock.

18 Aug 2019 12:05 pm
JNU should be renamed MNU after PM Narendra Modi: Hans Raj Hans

BJP lawmaker Hans Raj Hans spoke to media and said that it was Jawaharlal Nehru who committed mistakes in the past (in reference to Jammu and Kashmir).

18 Aug 2019 11:23 am
Stalkers drive bike over Class 11 girl's head to kill her, UP cops refuse to lodge FIR

A 16-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur was killed by a group of stalkers who crushed her skull by driving a motorbike over her head.

18 Aug 2019 10:56 am
AIIMS fire: Delhi Police register FIR against unknown people, probe on

The FIR was registered under IPC Sections 336 (endangering life or personal safety of others) and 436 (mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy house, etc.) against unknown people.

18 Aug 2019 10:42 am
Did Mission Mangal actresses have catfights? Vidya Balan answers

Vidya Balan, who was quizzed about having catfights on Mission Mangal sets, said that the saying is cliche.

18 Aug 2019 10:35 am
World Cup semi-final defeat my biggest disappointment in last 2 years: Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri, who has been reappointed as Team India head coach, also said his primary focus will be on the World Test Championships and the 2 T20 World Cups in the next 2 years of his stint.

18 Aug 2019 10:21 am
Delhi businessman loses Rs 18 lakh from bank account after scammers swap SIM

Police suspect the victim's SIM card was swapped by fraudsters who managed to change his registered mobile number at the bank and accessed his account details.

18 Aug 2019 9:51 am
In detention, Omar Abdullah killing time with video games, Mehbooba Mufti takes to praying, reading

Former J&K chief ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti are in detention for over a week. While Omar is keeping himself busy with video games, films and exercising, Mehbooba has taken to praying and reading.

18 Aug 2019 9:42 am
Toll in suicide blast at Kabul wedding rises to 63, 182 injured

Pictures posted on social media showed bodies strewn amid overturned table and chairs at the wedding hall.

18 Aug 2019 9:37 am
India vs West Indies A: Cheteshwar Pujara hits hundred, Rohit Sharma shines on Day 1

India vs West Indies A, practice match, Day 1: Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma took up the responsibility of scoring big on the opening day at the Coolidge Cricket Ground after captain Virat Kohli was rested due to an injury concern.   

18 Aug 2019 9:20 am
Arun Jaitley on life support, top leaders visit AIIMS

Sources said Arun Jaitley has been put on life support system and a multidisciplinary team of doctors is monitoring his condition.

18 Aug 2019 8:46 am
Kalburgi murder case: Chargesheet filed against 7 accused

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) filed a chargesheet against the seven accused of killing renowned Kannada writer MM Kalburgi in August 2015.

18 Aug 2019 8:19 am
AIIMS fire: Patients wait for hours, scramble for help

A massive fire broke out on the first to fifth floors of a building in the PC block of AIIMS Delhi at around 4:40 pm on Saturday.

18 Aug 2019 8:13 am
Major fire sparks panic, chaos at AIIMS

Patients from some floors of the AB ward, close to the microbiology department where the blaze started, had to be evacuated along with those in operation theatres above it as the smoke spread. Rescuers had to break glass windows.

18 Aug 2019 4:57 am
Afghanistan: Dozens dead or hurt in wedding hall blast in Kabul

Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told a news agency that there was no immediate information on the cause of the blast. Both the Taliban and a local affiliate of the Islamic State group carry out bloody attacks in the capital.

18 Aug 2019 1:45 am
Do Modi-Shah still believe India a democracy? Priyanka Gandhi slams detention of Congress leaders in Kashmir

Showing her concern, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted that even their families have not been allowed to communicate with them. She further stated that she wonders if the Modi-Shah govt believes India is still a democracy.

18 Aug 2019 12:16 am
Delhi: 2 men stabbed for asking not to trouble their sister

Two men were stabbed for allegedly asking a man to stop troubling their sister in South Delhi's Sangam Vihar.

17 Aug 2019 11:04 pm
Gorakhpur: Father arrested for raping, killing 19-year-old daughter

Police said the man raped his younger daughter several times in the last two years and killed her by cutting her neck on the night of July 26.

17 Aug 2019 10:17 pm
Telangana man files RTI application. Department demands Rs 20 lakh for information

In response to a Telangana activist's RTI application, Public Information Officer of the State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) reportedly asked him to submit Rs 20 lakh to provide the information.

17 Aug 2019 8:44 pm
In-depth: Inside the Hong Kong protesters' anarchic campaign against China

The ongoing movement in Hog Kong is a movement without clearly discernible leaders or structure, making it difficult for the authorities to effectively target- and increasingly hard for the protestors themselves to manage.

17 Aug 2019 7:21 pm