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Sugar mills to pay cane growers extra Rs 20? PM Narendra Modi led Cabinet to decide

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will consider tomorrow a proposal to increase the minimum price that sugar mills are required to pay to cane growers by Rs 20 to Rs 275 per quintal for the next marketing ...

18 Jul 2018 5:16 pm
Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri dead; film, TV celebs bid adieu

Mumbai: Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri, whose film and television career spanned five decades, died here on Tuesday. The industry bid her a tearful adieu and remembered her as a warm and jovial person, ...

18 Jul 2018 4:41 pm
MiG-21 crashes in Himachal, pilot missing

Shimla: A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed on Wednesday during a routine sortie in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, officials said. The pilot was reported missing and a c...

18 Jul 2018 4:33 pm
Sridevi's daughter ready for her big launch

Mumbai: This is as close as a debut gets to a tragedy. Janhvi Kapoor is poised for her big launch. It can't get any bigger than Karan Johar, can it now? Unless she got Sanjay Leela Bhansali to launch ...

18 Jul 2018 4:18 pm
1,10,333 cases of rape in India in 2014-16

New Delhi: As many as 1,10,333 cases of rape were registered in the country between 2014-16, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said today.Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that 38,947 cases of rape were registered...

18 Jul 2018 3:51 pm
Pant gets maiden call; Shami back for first 3 England Tests

New Delhi: Explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was on Wednesday picked as the second choice stumper as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recalled pacer Mohammed Shami in the 18-...

18 Jul 2018 3:49 pm
Indian girl among 3 killed as two training aircraft collide midair in US

Washington: A 19-year-old Indian girl was among three people killed when two small training aircraft from a flight school collided midair in the US state of Florida. The two small planes like...

18 Jul 2018 3:08 pm
Priyanka Chopra turns 36, celebrates in London

Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose Bareilly to Boston to Bollywood and now Hollywood story serves an inspiration to small town girls in India, turned 36 on Wednesday and celebrated her special day...

18 Jul 2018 2:51 pm
J&K bans cable TV carriage of 30 channels

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir has directed cable television operators to stop airing 30 television channels, including controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV, among several others that originate f...

18 Jul 2018 2:41 pm
PM postpones Gujarat visit due to heavy rains

Ahmedabad: edabad, Jul 17 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Gujarat on July 20 has been postponed due to heavy rains in several parts of the state, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani sa...

18 Jul 2018 2:13 pm
Neeraj Chopra strikes gold at French meet

New Delhi: India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra comfortably won the gold at the Sotteville Athletics meet in France, beating a competitive field which included 2012 London Olympics gold-medallis...

18 Jul 2018 12:48 pm
Police arrest 18 in Chennai for repeated rape of 12-year-old girl

New Delhi: Eighteen men appeared in court in Chennai on Tuesday on charges of repeatedly raping a 12-year girl over a seven-month period.The men included security guards, lift operators and plumbers w...

18 Jul 2018 12:03 pm
Conduct and functioning of Parliament should be worth emulating: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the functioning of Indian Parliament should be ideal and worth emulating by state legislatures as well. Talking to reporters on P...

18 Jul 2018 11:41 am
Root, Morgan guide England to 8-wkt win; win series 2-1

Leeds: England scripted a remarkable turnaround in the limited over series against India by clinching the three-match ODI rubber 2-1 after cantering to a facile eight-win in the series-deciding final ...

18 Jul 2018 11:36 am
Root, Morgan guide England to 8-wkt win; win series 2-1

Leeds: England scripted a remarkable turnaround in the limited over series against India by clinching the three-match ODI rubber 2-1 after cantering to a facile eight-win in the series-deciding final ...

18 Jul 2018 11:13 am
Down Syndrome, a type of mental retardation

Kolkata: Down Syndrome is a type of mental retardation caused by extra genetic material in chromosome 21. This can be due to a process called nondisjunction, in which genetic materials fail to...

18 Jul 2018 10:59 am
Harish Rawat appointed AICC general secretary incharge for Assam in place of C P Joshi

New Delhi: In continuation of the process of the reorganisaiton of the Congress, party president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed Harish Rawat as the AICC General Secretary incharge for Assam in plac...

18 Jul 2018 10:46 am
Govt, Oppn gear up for Monsoon session of Parliament

New Delhi: The Monsoon Session of Parliament gets underway on Wednesday. Both sides - the Government and the Opposition - seemed to have geared up for what is expected to bea stormy session.A ...

18 Jul 2018 10:38 am
3 dead, many trapped in Greater Noida twin-building collapse

At least three persons have died in a twin-building collapse in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida area, police said on Wednesday. The incident in Shahberi village took place late on Tuesday, appa...

18 Jul 2018 10:25 am
China Builds Unmanned Weather Station Near Border With India

Beijing: China has installed an unmanned automatic weather observation station near its border with India in Tibet to support its Army in the event of a live fire conflict with New Delhi. Bei...

17 Jul 2018 9:30 pm
Another Politician Makes Extortion Call From Jail In UP

Lucknow: Close on the heels of an alleged extortion call made by former cabinet minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati from Lucknow district jail, a similar call made by mafia don-turned-politician Atiq Ah...

17 Jul 2018 9:29 pm
UP Govt Doubles HRA, CCA Of 15 Lakh State Employees

Lucknow: In a major sop for the 1.5 million state government employees and teachers, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced to double the House Rent Allowances (HRA) and City Compensatory A...

17 Jul 2018 9:25 pm
UPiites To Bear Load Of Power Tariff Hike With Installation Of FGD System In All Thermal Stations

Lucknow: Power consumers in Uttar Pradesh will have to face another round of steep hike in their power bills, as Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited(UPPCL) will install costly Flue-gas desulfuriza...

17 Jul 2018 9:24 pm
Govt Forms Panel To Tackle Industrial Pollution Near Taj Mahal

New Delhi: The government has formed a committee comprising officials of the environment ministry, experts from NEERI, IITs and various other forums to look into the issue of industrial pollution arou...

17 Jul 2018 9:21 pm
Mayawati Sacks BSP Vice-President, Day After He Attacked Rahul's Foreign Origins

Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati today sacked newly-appointed party vice-president Jai Prakash Singh, a day after the latter said Congress president Rahul Gandhi could never succeed in Indian politics beca...

17 Jul 2018 9:17 pm
WHO Calls On Businesses To Create Smoke-Free Workplaces

Manila: The World Health Organisation is inviting businesses across the Western Pacific Region to join a new campaign, 'Revolution Smoke-Free', and establish smoke-free workplaces in which everyone is...

17 Jul 2018 9:14 pm
WHO Calls For Accelerating Efforts To Reach Nearly 5 Million Unvaccinated Children

New Delhi: Lauding countries such as India for their work towards saving lives through immunisation, including during public health emergencies, the WHO today asked nations falling under its South-Eas...

17 Jul 2018 9:12 pm
Soil Ramps Made For Safe Passage Of Elephants Along 'Killer Track' In Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Kamrup(Assam), Chikmagalur (Karnataka): After rains in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand washed away the 'only' bridge in the vicinity, students here are now using a rope ladder t...

17 Jul 2018 9:11 pm