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Jodhpur SC/ST Court finds Asaram guilty of raping teenager

Self-styled godman Asaram who has been serving time in Jodhpur Central Jail for the past four-and-a half years was on Wednesday convicted by a Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court for raping a teenage girl from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

25 Apr 2018 12:00 pm
Jodhpur turns into fortress ahead of verdict in rape case involving Asaram

Followers of the self-styled godman Asaram have been asked to engage in prayers ahead of the court verdict in the alleged rape case of a 16-year-old girl. The Jodhpur SC/ST Court is expected to deliver its verdict in the rape case against the self-styled godman on Wednesday.

24 Apr 2018 7:10 pm
In a first Afghanistan war veteran receives penis transplant

A US army veteran fell victim to an IED blast and lost his genitals but now a team of doctors has reconstructed his penis and scrotum using transplantation.

24 Apr 2018 6:54 pm
16 year-old-girl gang raped by classmate in moving car in Greater Noida

The massive outcry following Kati and Unnao rape cases doesn't seem to have served as deterrent to the rapists living in our country. In another brutal incident, a class 11 student was gang raped for hours inside a moving car least week.

24 Apr 2018 6:21 pm
PM Narendra Modi visits Madhya Pradesh on Panchayati Raj Day to launch Rashtriya Gramin Swaraj Abhiyan

The nation is celebrating its National Panchayati Raj Day today coordinated by Ministry of Panchayati Raj. The observance is held every year on 24 April since 2010 to optimise participation in the development process.

24 Apr 2018 6:11 pm
Sunrisers Hyderabad looks to revive fortunes against under pressure Mumbai Indians

In match number 23 of VIVO IPL 2018, the Mumbai Indians will play against Sunrisers Hydrabad at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. They come face to face for the second time in this season of the Indian Premier League.

24 Apr 2018 5:46 pm
Modi and Xi to meet for an informal bilateral summit

An informal meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be held in the Chinese city of Wuhan on April 27 and 28.

24 Apr 2018 11:09 am
UN agencies celebrate Earth Day and English Language Day

The UN agencies celebrated the World Earth Day on April 22 and urged the world community to live up to 'a collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature and the Earth to achieve a just balance among the economic, social and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity'.

24 Apr 2018 10:34 am
Applying for the post of VC in a Haryana university

My friend Dr SB Dahiya few days back sent me an advertisement inviting applications for the post of vice-chancellor in a Haryana university.

24 Apr 2018 10:22 am
Books are part of essential human freedom of expression and freedom to publish: UNESCO's Director-General Azoulay

The World Book Day, April 23, coordinated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote reading, publishing and copyright was observed across the world.

24 Apr 2018 9:50 am
US President Donald Trump trumps China on North Korea

Taking a leaf out of India's book, when in 1998, India, after testing its nuclear device, and satisfied that in does not need more tests, since more tests could be carried out in labs, had declared a moratorium on all nuclear tests, North Korea has now done the same.

24 Apr 2018 9:30 am
Apex court seeks Union government's response on latest plea against criminalisation of homosexuality

The Supreme Court of India has sought the Centre's response to the latest plea filed by hotelier Keshav Suri challenging the criminalisation of gay sex between two consenting adults within a week, said media reports.

24 Apr 2018 8:39 am
Haryana CM Khattar's advice puts IAS KM Pandurang in quandary

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has exhorted IAS and IPS officers to be sensitive towards people and ensure that deserving get the benefits of various schemes.

23 Apr 2018 7:49 pm
The Citizenship (amendment) Bill creates furore in Assam

The Citizenship (amendment) Bill, which aims at to grant citizenship to foreign citizens who came to India till 2014 facing religious persecutions in their respective native lands like Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, has been creating furore in Assam after the public hearing of the Joint Parliamentary committee at New Delhi on April 17.

23 Apr 2018 7:23 pm
19-year-old drunk engineering student runs car over man sleeping on pavement

In yet another case of rash driving leading to death, a 48-year-old man lost his life when a 19-year-old engineering student ran his car over him. The man was sleeping on a pavement.

23 Apr 2018 5:52 pm
Preview of match 22: DD vs KXIP - playing at home Daredevils desperate for a win

In match number 22 of the VIVO IPL 2018 Delhi Daredevils will host the Kings XI Punjab today at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium in New Delhi.

23 Apr 2018 1:40 pm
Vice President Naidu rejects impeachment motion against CJI

Vice President of India and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, M Venkaiah Naidu, on Monday, rejected the opposition's impeachment notice against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra.

23 Apr 2018 11:55 am
Remembering former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Rajinder Sachar

Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, Justice Rajinder Sachar passed away on Friday, 20 April, 2018. He was 94 and is survived by a son and daughter.

23 Apr 2018 11:33 am
Teacher trainings require improving reading habits and mastery over three-stage learning, suggests research

The teacher development and education is under fire with mushrooming of private colleges of education and redundancy of two-year course B.Ed. after graduation. Now, it is being proposed that four-year integrated courses should be run after senior secondary so that the students join the courses with a clear motive of becoming teachers.

23 Apr 2018 10:34 am
17-year-old man kills 2-month-old son over wife's alleged extra marital affair

In a shocking and inhuman case of homicide, a 17-year-old man has been accused of murdering his two-month-old son because he suspected his wife of having an extra marital affair and that the child was born out of that affair.

22 Apr 2018 3:26 pm
India's lawmakers putting the judiciary at ransom

On 12 January this year, when four senior judges of the Supreme Court under the leadership of Justice Chelameswar, mutinied against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, holding a press conference and washing their dirty linen in public, instead of solving their problem within the confines of closed doors, these judges, would not have thought even in their dreams that how Indian netas led by the Congress with seven opposition parties joining in, will exploit this opening.

22 Apr 2018 10:20 am