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  • In Rajasthan, fear of K’taka, Goa repeats Jaipur, July 23 : Ever since the defeat of the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls early this year — barely six months after the party’s impressive victory in the Assembly polls — the differences within the state party’s top leadership have refused to …
  • Official suspended for objectionable language against PM Badaun, July 23 : A revenue official was suspended here on Tuesday for using abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a farmer.Revenue official (lekhpal) Shiv Singh was suspended by Badaun district magistrate Dinesh Kumar Singh after…
  • Aruna Sundararajan likely to get 3-month extension New Delhi, July 23 : Union Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan may get a three-month extension from August 1 after she achieves superannuation this month-end, official sources said.The Department of Telecom had recommended her extension from August …
  • SC to hear Karnataka floor test plea on Wednesday New Delhi, July 23 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on a plea seeking direction to conduct the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly immediately.A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that it will hear the matter on Wedn…
  • Karnataka crisis: Shivakumar, Venugopal, Kharge firefighting New Delhi, July 23 : As Congress faces a serious threat to its coalition government in Karnataka, its leaders D K Shivakumar, Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C.Venugopal are engaged in a firefighting operation to salvage the situation.The Karnataka crisis, …
  • Bumpy road ahead for Congress in MP Bhopal, July 23 : The developments in Karnataka and Goa cast their shadow over the government in Madhya Pradesh but the ruling coalition led by the Congress and comprising BSP, SP and Independents has managed well so far.But the road ahead for the Co…
  • SC grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots New Delhi, July 23 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 34 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri a…
  • Karnataka saga: Cong mulling disqualification of rebels New Delhi/Bengaluru, July 23 : Unable to woo back its 14 MLAs who have tendered their resignations, the Congress is mulling the idea of disqualifying them, party sources indicated.”The rebel MLAs have resigned from the House.They have not resigned as…
  • Congress facing existential crisis in Telangana Hyderabad, July 23 : The Telangana Assembly has nearly become ‘Congress-mukt’ with the defection of 12 of its legislators to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), even as one more Congress MLA has announced plans to switch loyalty to the Bharatiya …
  • Congress witnessing deep crisis New Delhi, July 23 : Reeling under the impact of disastrous result in the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress is going through a deep crisis, with uncertainty over the leadership at the top and exodus of legislators and senior leaders in some states.Th…
  • Good financial habits can shield you from depression: Study New York, July 23 : Researchers have found that students who practice more responsible financial behaviour show fewer symptoms of depression and a higher relationship satisfaction.The study is based on data collected at three different time points ov…
  • Israeli envoy to India: An academic, yoga lover with focus on bolstering ties New Delhi, July 23 : He served as intelligence officer in the Israeli Army, is an academic, has been practising yoga for the past 20 years and is an expert in scuba diving and sailing.Israeli Ambassador to India Dr Ron Malkas love for India goes back…
  • Israeli envoy to India: An academic, yoga lover with focus on bolstering ties New Delhi, July 23 : He served as intelligence officer in the Israeli Army, is an academic, has been practising yoga for the past 20 years and is an expert in scuba diving and sailing.Israeli Ambassador to India Dr Ron Malkas love for India goes back…
  • In Rajasthan, fear of K’taka, Goa repeats Jaipur, July 23 : Ever since the defeat of the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls early this year — barely six months after the party’s impressive victory in the Assembly polls — the differences within the state party’s top leadership have refused to …
  • India heals victims of Yemen civil war New Delhi, July 23 : Jameel was badly injured when a bullet pierced through his hand and he was moved from the war zone in Yemen to India to undergo treatment.Several surgeries later, his thumb had to be amputated and Jameel will now get a prosthetic…
  • Rs 13,534 cr supplementary budget presented in UP Lucknow, July 23 : Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Rajesh Agrawal, here on Tuesday, presented the Rs 13,594 crore supplementary budget for 2019-20 in the Assembly.The size of the supplementary budget is greater than the last two years.In 2017-18 and 2…
  • Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend Motor Vehicles Act New Delhi, July 23 : A Bill aimed at weeding out corruption, improving road safety and promote the use of more technology to regulate traffic was passed on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha with by voice vote.Speaking on The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2…
  • SC cancels RERA registration of Amrapali Group New Delhi, July 23 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Amrapali Group, a major real estate company, by penalising it extensively for committing fraud on thousands of homebuyers who invested their hard-earned money in its various proje…
  • Official suspended for objectionable language against PM Badaun, July 23 : A revenue official was suspended here on Tuesday for using abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a farmer.Revenue official (lekhpal) Shiv Singh was suspended by Badaun district magistrate Dinesh Kumar Singh after…
  • ED files money laundering case against Amrapali Group, promoters New Delhi, July 23 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Amrapali Group and its promoters, who allegedly failed to give possession of flats to over 42,000 buyers in Noida and Greater Noida, officials said o…
  • India heals victims of Yemen civil war New Delhi, July 23 : Jameel was badly injured when a bullet pierced through his hand and he was moved from the war zone in Yemen to India to undergo treatment.Several surgeries later, his thumb had to be amputated and Jameel will now get a prosthetic…
  • Bharatanatyam dancer urges adult women to take up dance again New Delhi, July 23 : Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer Priya Venkataraman, who took her first steps in dance when she was seven, has asked her adult students to take up Bharatanatyam as a second innings in life.”Once a dancer, always a dancer! O…
  • IIT Kharagpur students develop AI App for elderly care Kolkata, July 22 : Aiming to lend support to geriatric care by aiding caregivers to reach out to the aged on time, students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur have developed two interconnected android smartphone applications, an of…
  • Tips for monsoon skin care for babies New Delhi, July 22 : A baby’s delicate skin needs the right nourishment and ample care, especially during the monsoon.With a change in the season, it is always a good idea to change your baby’s skin care routine to a more season-friendly one by choos…
  • Bill to improve medical education system introduced New Delhi, July 22 : A Bill that seeks to improve access to quality and affordable medical education and ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals all over the country to promote equitable and universal healthcare was in…
  • IIT Hyderabad-incubated health startup gets Rs 25 lakh grant Hyderabad, July 22 : An Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad-incubated startup BeAble has won Rs 25 lakh in funding for developing ‘ArmAble’ — a gamified arm rehabilitation device for stroke patients aimed at providing an intensive and regular r…
  • IIT Hyderabad-incubated health startup gets Rs 25 lakh grant Hyderabad, July 22 : An Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad-incubated startup BeAble has won Rs 25 lakh in funding for developing ‘ArmAble’ — a gamified arm rehabilitation device for stroke patients aimed at providing an intensive and regular r…
  • Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand’s Garur Ganga river Dehradun, July 21 : Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the “miraculous” properties of Bageshwar’s Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scienti…
  • Bhatt calls for scientific study on Uttarakhand’s Garur Ganga river Dehradun, July 21 : Uttarakhand BJP President and BJP MP from Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar Ajay Bhatt, whose claims in the Lok Sabha about the “miraculous” properties of Bageshwar’s Garud Ganga river led to a controversy, on Sunday called for a scienti…
  • Diabetic women at greater risk of heart failure than men New Delhi, July 21 : While doctors know that diabetes raises the risk of heart failure, a global study of 12 million people has found that this risk is greater for women than men.According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), currently 415…
  • Punjab sports university to begin admissions in September Chandigarh, July 22 : Punjab is all set to open a state-of-the-art Sports University in Patiala with the state government issuing the necessary notification on Monday.The notification came in wake of the promulgation of The Punjab Sports University O…
  • 3 held for beating national-level player in UP Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), July 22 : Three persons were arrested on Monday for thrashing a national-level sportsperson in Uttar Pradesh’ Baghpat, police said.The Sunday incident came to light after the accused posted the video on the social media.In th…
  • MP to reward Rs 2 cr to players on winning gold Bhopal, July 21 : The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to reward Rs 2 crore each to sportspersons on winning gold medal in international competitions.Speaking in the Assembly on Sunday, Higher Education and Sports Minister Jitu Patwari said, “We…
  • Selectors look at Iyer to solve India’s No. 4 woes Mumbai, July 21 : The Indian selectors — led by M.S.K. Prasad — finally decided to address the number four conundrum when they sat down to pick the squad for the West Indies tour on Sunday.After struggling through the World Cup without a fixed numb…
  • Former World Chess Champion Kramnik to train six young Indian GMs/IMs Chennai, July 21 : Former world chess champion grandmaster (GM) Vladimir Borisovih Kramnik will coach six young Indian chess players in Switzerland from August 14 to 25, said an organiser of the camp.The six players, include GMs — D.Gukesh, R.Praggn…
  • ED attaches assets of company in CWG scam New Delhi, July 19 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached assets worth Rs 1.43 crore of Sweka Powertech Engineering Pvt Ltd in connection with the Commonwealth Games of 2010.The attached assets include an industrial plot in Mewat area …
  • New sports policy to come up in Odisha: Minister Bhubaneswar, July 19 : A new sports policy will be introduced in Odisha soon, said state Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Friday.”A new sports policy would be introduced soon in the state.It’s in the draft stage and formulated in line with the n…
  • 3 bookies arrested from Gurugram hotel Gurugram, July 15 : The Crime Branch of the Gurugram Police has arrested three cricket bookies from a hotel in Gurugram’s upscale Palam Vihar.According to officials, Gulshan, Chirag and Mahendra were caught while they were taking betting orders durin…
  • ITBP mulls having all-women mountaineering team New Delhi, July 15 : With the rising interest of women in adventure sports, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is mulling over the idea of having an all-women mountaineering team.An ITBP official here said: “We have observed that women personnel a…
  • Kohli brigade’s big loss bleeds punters by over Rs 100 cr (IANS Special) New Delhi, July 10 : Satta market in Delhi NCR virtually bled as hot favourites India suffered an unexpected defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the World cup semifinals on Wednesday.Sources said a large numbers of punters lost over Rs 100 crore as…
  • Kiara Advani dazzles in red at ICW 2019 New Delhi, July 23 : Actress Kiara Advani dazzled the opening show of India Couture Week 2019, wearing a red-coloured quintessential bridal lehenga.Kiara walked the ramp as showstopper for ace designer Amit Aggarwal who kickstarted the 12th edition o…
  • India Couture Week 2019: Amit Aggarwal opens show with ‘Lumen’ New Delhi, July 23 : Ace designer Amit Aggarwal on Monday opened the India Couture Week (ICW) 2019 with his collection called ‘Lumen’, with Bollywood actress Kiara Advani walking the ramp as the showstopper. Known for engineering innovative designs, …
  • Most parents are barriers to teens’ independence New Delhi, July 22 : Parents, please take note. A new survey shows that parents are often the obstacle in teenagers becoming self-sufficient.”Our study suggests parents aren’t letting go of the reins as often as they should to help teens make that tr…
  • Upgrade your gym wardrobe (and) flow with the trend New Delhi, July 21 : To make workout sessions interesting, experts suggest an upgrade of gym wardrobe with certain essentials.Garima Behl Sapra, AGM – Lotto, and Samresh Das, Design Manager, Numero Uno, have a few suggestions for you.* Colour-blocked…
  • Police halts runaway girl’s obsession for Taxi Driver 2 game New Delhi, July 21 : A schoolgirl, who went missing from Pant Nagar in Uttarakhand on July 1, allegedly inspired by the mobile game Taxi Driver 2, has returned home after roaming around several cities for a fortnight.Her “adventure” ended in Delhi, w…
  • Sonal Singh’s nuanced tryst with art — and its business New Delhi, July 21 : For Christies India Managing Director and art specialist Sonal Singh, collecting artefacts began at the age of four with a coin album and a stamp book.Steering the business operations of a leading global auction house now, and ha…
  • We want equality, not sympathy: Miss Deaf Asia 2018 New Delhi, July 20 : She is an accomplished lawn tennis player, and she even knows judo. In 2018, she became the first Indian woman to bag the title of Miss Deaf Asia. Nishtha Dudeja, who has beaten the odds despite a severe hearing loss, has been a ...
  • Women hold themselves back at work: Survey New Delhi, July 19 : While most young Indian women feel that women can pursue careers that were not previously available to them, only half are actually able to pursue a career of their choice, a new survey has revealed.The research study by skincare…
  • Not just bliss, French kiss may get you gonorrhoea too! New Delhi, July 18 : If you thought gonorrhoea — the most antibiotic-resistant of all the sexually transmitted infections — can spread through only oral, anal or vaginal sex with someone with the disease, hold on.New research suggests mouth kissing…
  • Aishwaryaa R. Dhanush invests in wellness startup Mumbai, July 18 : After popular names like Jennifer Lopez and Shahid Kapoor, superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter and director Aishwaryaa R.Dhanush is the latest celebrity investor to back SARVA, an Indian yoga and wellness startup.She will also be helpi…