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11-Dec-2018 kabul

6 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan security forces

At least four members of the Afghan security forces and two civilians were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bombing by Taliban targeting a military convoy in a district of Kabul province.The attack took place in the morning when a suicide bomber detonated...

11-Dec-2018 New Delhi

CBI to probe murder of activists, if common link found : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBI to investigate the murders of activists Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare, M.M. Kalburgi and Gauri Lankesh if it found a "common thread" in the crimes.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is already investigating...

11-Dec-2018 Lucknow

Case filed against 'Kedarnath' in UP court

A case has been filed in a local court at Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh against the Bollywood flick "Kedarnath", which is set against the backdrop of the 2013 flash floods.The film which depicts the love story of a Muslim porter and a Hindu girl on...

10-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Leaders of 21 parties resolve to work together to defeat BJP

Senior leaders of 21 opposition parties including the Congress, Trinamool Congress, TDP, AAP, NCP and the DMK met here on Monday and resolved to work together to "defeat the BJP-RSS" and to expose the ruling party's "corruption".The leaders, who included UPA...

10-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Trinamool MP quizzed by CBI in Saradha scam

Trinamool Congress MP and party General Secretary Subrata Bakshi was quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday in connection with the ongoing probe of the multi-crore 'Saradha' chit fund case.Citing that the matter was "sub judice", Bakshi...

10-Dec-2018 Shopian

Mughal road closed after fresh snowfall

Following the fresh snowfall in the high altitude areas including Pir Ki Gali, District Administration Shopian today closed Mughal road till further orders.The Mughal road- connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with South Kashmir’s...

10-Dec-2018 Mogadishu

US army kills 4 al-Shabab militants in Somalia

The US military has said its special forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia on Saturday, killing four al-Shabab militants.The US Africa Command (Africom) said the collective self-defence airstrike which was carried in cooperation with the Somali government...

09-Dec-2018 Bengaluru

New Swarovski Lighting Store adds Sparkle to High Street Bengaluru

Swarovski Lighting is proud to announce the opening of the new luxury lighting partner store in Bengaluru, Karnataka. This is the third mono-brand  Swarovski Lighting showroom to be launched in India with a footprint of 2,300 square feet, located in the upscale...

09-Dec-2018 Guwahati

Assam tea body slam 'chaiwala' Modi

The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refer to himself as a "chaiwala", for not being considerate towards the state's tea garden workers' plight and urged him to implement the promised minimum wage of Rs...

08-Dec-2018 Poonch

14 dead in Poonch deadly road accident

Fourteen people were killed and several were injured after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell 100 metres into a rocky gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today, the police said. The bus was going from Loran to Poonch, 175 km...

08-Dec-2018 Rome

Italy nightclub stampede kills 6

At least six people were killed and dozens injured following a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, authorities said.The stampede happened early Saturday morning at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, about 141 km east of Florence. The...

07-Dec-2018 Mumbai

Rise Design Art : Create. Transform. Inspire

Rise Design Art presents its first exhibition of one of its kind functional art pieces designed by Sanjay Kumar, called ‘Inception 2019’; the showcase to  go on till 16th December, 2018 at Bombay Arts Society. The limited art pieces have been designed...

06-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

1 DRO, 13 Tehsildars And 26 Naib Tehsildars Transferred

Punjab Revenue Department has issued transfer/posting orders of 1 District Revenue Officer (DRO), 13 Tehsildars and 26 Naib Tehsildars with immediate effects.Disclosing this here today, an Official Spokesperson said that Amanpal Singh has been transferred as...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves order on CBI Director Alok Verma's plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause challenging the government's decision to divest him of his charges.A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...

05-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

TRS, Congress-led People Front locked in tough battle in Telangana

As curtains drawn on campaigning in Telangana on Wednesday, battle lines are clearly drawn for the first full-fledged Assembly elections in India's youngest state with the ruling TRS and Congress-led People's Front locked in a tough fight.The Bharatiya...

05-Dec-2018 Bangalore

Five-Star Euro Ncap For Jaguar’s Electric I-Pace

The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, confirming it as one of the safest vehicles on the road.Jaguar’s first electric performance SUV scored 91% for adult occupant protection, 81% for child occupant protection and...

03-Dec-2018 New Delhi

PrettySecrets unveils its new store at Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

PrettySecrets, one of India’s leading fashion lingerie brand has recently opened its flagship store at Rajouri Garden, New Delhi. It’s the very first flagship store with an experiential set up at par with international brands, wherein the customers will get to experience...

03-Dec-2018

7 Tips to Choosethe Right Doctor for your Medical Needs

Choosing the rightdoctor can be one of the daunting tasks, especially if you’re going to meet a new one. We all know that the relationship of a doctor and patient is quite confidential as doctors are among those professionals with whom a patient interacts openly-...

02-Dec-2018 Hyderabad

Telangana Muslim votes may split between TRS, Congress

Muslim votes in Telangana are likely to be split between the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the opposition Congress-led People's Front as the two major contenders for power have intensified their efforts to woo the minority community.With a huge...

30-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Opposition displays unity at mega farmers rally

A massive farmers rally in the national capital on Friday turned into a show of opposition unity with leaders including Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accusing the Modi government of plunging the country into an...

30-Nov-2018 Hong Kong

At least 5 dead in road accident in Hong Kong

At least five people were killed and more than 30 injured in a car crash on early Friday in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).A tourist coach collided with a taxi on a road in Tsing Yi, an island to the northwest of Hong Kong Island, shortly...

28-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Hooch kills 7 in Bengal

Seven people died and at least 16 were admitted in the hospitals after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Wednesday."Seven people have been died and 16 hospitalised from the Nrishighapur village. Locals alleged...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court upholds validity of death sentence for murder

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of the death sentence for murder under penal law while it commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence of one Channnu Lal Verma.The bench of Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Hemant...

28-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Sensex, Nifty gain for third straight session; IT stocks up

The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex advanced 200 points on Wednesday, extending gains for the third straight session led by healthy buying in IT stocks. The sentiment was also boosted by an appreciating rupee and healthy foreign fund inflows.The BSE IT index...

28-Nov-2018 London

This deadly bacterium is present in everyone's skin : Study

It's not just MRSA and E. coli, but scientists have identified another form of bacterium, present on the skin of every person, that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance.The study showed that "Staphylococcus epidermidis" -- a close...

28-Nov-2018 Tokyo

Your body may not cope with evening stress : Study

Human bodies which experience stress in the evening release less cortisol -- the primary stress hormone in humans -- compared to stressful events in the morning, and thus may pose vulnerabilities, according to a new research.The study, led by medical physiologist...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Key points in judgement in Trilokpuri 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The Delhi High Court made significant observations on Wednesday in a case of anti-Sikh violence of 1984 that led to numerous deaths in Trilokpuri in east Delhi:The anti-Sikh riots of 1984 are indeed a dark chapter in the history of independent India which,...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Delhi HC upholds trial court conviction of 89 people in 1984 riots

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court conviction of 89 people for rioting, burning houses and breaching curfew in Trilokpuri area in east Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.Justice R.K. Gauba, in its 79-page judgement, said: "Thirty-four...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Alok Verma can inspect Asthana's case file in CVC office : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and Joint Director A.K. Sharma to inspect the file related to case against Special Director Rakesh Asthana in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)'s office.Justice...

28-Nov-2018 Beijing

Habitual tea drinking can lower risk of fracture

Habitual tea drinking can lead to higher bone density, particularly for women, and lower the risk of bone fractures, according to a prospective study of 450,000 adults by Chinese researchers.Although little is known about the cause of the association, the research...

28-Nov-2018 Ghazni (Afghanistan)

Afghan forces kill 26 militants

Up to 26 militants have been killed and more than 20 others injured as troops, backed by air force, targeted Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, the Army said on Wednesday.The government forces have been targeting Taliban hideouts...

28-Nov-2018 New York

Hair regrown on damaged skin on lab mice

US researchers have regrown hair strands on damaged skin by stirring crosstalk among skin cells that form the roots of hair, an advance that may help search for better drugs to restore hair growth.The team from the New York University (NYU) examined the...

28-Nov-2018 Shijiazhuang (China)

Blast near chemical plant kills 22 in north China

A blast near a chemical plant in Zhangjiakou city, in north China's Hebei province, has killed 22 and injured 22 others early Wednesday morning, local authorities said.The blast occurred near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. in Zhangjiakou at...

28-Nov-2018

How ULIPs Compare to Life Insurance Plans

ULIPS is an acronym for unit-linked insurance plans. Insurance products can be pure insurance products or include an investment component. Life insurance products can be linked with an investment plan. Health insurance products can also be linked with investment...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court issues notice to Rajasthan Vidyut Nigam

The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam on a plea seeking de-allocation of its coal block in Chhattisgarh and cancellation of the joint venture and coal delivery agreement with Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL).Besides...

27-Nov-2018 Shillong

CBI arrests NEHU professor in Meghalaya for graft

The CBI has arrested an associate professor of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in Meghalaya for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000 from a student pursuing Ph.D under him, the agency said on Tuesday.A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

CCS launches Repeal Law Compendiums for 6 states of India

Centre for Civil Society (CCS), India’s leading think-tank advocating social change through public policy, organized the Appeal for Repeal Law Day 2018, through the launch of “Repeal Law Compendiums” for 6 States of India. To mark the occasion of the ‘Constitution...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

HDFC Bank launches next-gen mobile banking app

HDFC Bank today unveiled its next-gen mobile banking app that offers users effortless access to their bank account on the go. The next-gen app allows customers to bank the way that they live.It has simple, intuitive navigation and incorporates features such...

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