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16-Jul-2018 Mumbai

As farmers agitate, Mumbai, other cities stare at milk crisis

Thousands of milk farmers across Maharashtra launched an agitation for their various demands early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big and small cities in the state.Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik...

16-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Maharashtra milk farmers protest

Thousands of milk farmers launched an agitation early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big cities in Maharashtra, in support of various demands.Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and others were blocked...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Actors cannot be liable for insulting dialogues : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday said that actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the "Sacred Games" web series . A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar wanted to know...

16-Jul-2018 Managua

10 killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes

Ten people were killed and over dozens others injured in clashes in Nicaragua between security forces and anti-government protesters who were blocking roads."There are six dead in Masaya, two dead in Diria, and two in Catarina," ANDPH executive secretary...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

GadgetShieldz launches Xiaomi Mi 8 Screen Protector

As Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its much-awaited flagship Mi 8 in India, GadgetShieldz, smartphone scratch protector and customized skin manufacturer, has released full body screen protector for Mi 8. The launch comes just days before the flagship device’s...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

CBI files charges sheet in multi crore JKCA scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet in multi crore scam in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) in Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Srinagar.Sources said that at the time of filing of the charge sheet,...

14-Jul-2018 Yangon

10 killed in Myanmar landslide

At least 10 people were killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state on Saturday.The pit wall of an old jade mine site collapsed and some workers were buried by mud near San-Khar village and Lone-Khin village in the region, an official from Lone-Khine...

14-Jul-2018 Mogadishu

7 killed as blasts strike Somali capital

At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in two explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police officials said.A car packed with explosives blew up at around midday near the main entrance to the Villa Somalia,...

14-Jul-2018 Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif lodged in Adiala Jail, daughter shifted to guest house

Pakistan's former Prime Minister who was arrested late on Friday has been shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was sent to Seihala Rest House, declared as temporary sub-jail.The Accountability Court, according to Geo News, has issued...

14-Jul-2018

How can the Congress shed its 'Muslim party' image?

Ever since the A.K. Antony committee identified the Congress's Muslim "appeasement" tag as a major reason for its electoral reverses, the 133-year-old Grand Old Party (GOP) has been unable to formulate a clear-cut policy on the country's largest minority...

12-Jul-2018 Udhampur

Yatra vehicle mets accident in Udhampur, 13 Yatri injured

At least thirteen Amarnath Yatris were injured in a road accident at Udhampur in Jammu region on Thursday morning. Reports Reaching GNS said that a vehicle (tempo traveller bearing registration number JK 14B 7259), hit a roadside parked truck near Birma...

11-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab Government Transferred 18 IPS And 12 PPS Officers

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/ Posting of 18 IPS and 12 PPS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson said that out of 18 IPS officers, Mr. Jaskaran Singh, has been posted as IGP PAP, Mr. Gurpreet Singh...

11-Jul-2018 Tokyo

Death toll in Japan flood hits 179

The death toll arising from torrential rains and floods in central and southwestern Japan has risen to 179, the government said on Wednesday, while the search and rescue efforts for the missing continue.Floods and landslides triggered by the record rainfall...

11-Jul-2018 Imphal

Nine killed in Manipur landslides

Heavy rain triggered landslides in three places in Manipur's Tamenglong town early this morning, killing nine persons and injuring seven, officials said.The bodies of two children are yet to be recovered, said Chief Minister N Biren Singh.The seven injured...

10-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Govt orders transfer, posting of Private Secretaries

Government Tuesday ordered transfers and postings of Private Secretaries in various departments.An order to this effect was issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) here today.According to the order, Vijay Kumar Kaul, Private Secretary, presently posted...

09-Jul-2018 Poonch

Vehicle returning from marriage party plunges into gorge, two killed

Two persons were killed and another was injured after a vehicle returning from marriage function met with an accident at Dana area of Mandi in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Reports reaching GNS said that the vehicle (Tata sumo-JK11-3933) skidded off...

04-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Administrative reshuffle in JK: Government transfers 13 IAS officers

The Jammu and Kashmir government carried out a mid-level administrative reshuffle, transferring 13 IAS officers, including seven deputy commissioners.According to an order issued by General Administration Department last night, Asgar Hassan Samoon, Financial...

04-Jul-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Explore Patna like a local

Patna, beside River Ganga, is the capital of the Indian state of Bihar. It is an urban city with all modern amenities. But just like all cities in India, it has a strong traditional, historical, mythological and socio-cultural and religious influences. Patna...

02-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Beant Singh Bhullar begins ‘Drug Awareness March’ in Punjab

This June will go down as a black chapter in the history of Punjab. Reportedly, the state has recorded as many as 23 deaths in the month because of the drug overdose. Media and film industry, often known as the mirror of the society, has already commented...

02-Jul-2018 Bathinda

29 Years Old Accused Arrested In Rape Case Of 8 Years Old

The 29 years old accused, who had raped 8 years of girl on June 27, 2018, has been arrested today.  Identified as Vicky son of Shankar the accused is a resident of Gali No 5 Hardev Nagar Bathinda. Giving this information here today the IG Bathinda Mr...

01-Jul-2018 Bandipora

Five killed as passenger vehicle plunges into gorge

Five passengers were killed and three others suffered injuries in a road accident when a Tata Sumo in which they were traveling in skidded off the road and turned turtle in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Sunday.A police officer told GNS that the Sumo...

30-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Flood water enters many homes in Srinagar, many people evacuated

Many residents who live along the Jhelum banks here are experiencing flooding from the river and several people have also evacuated to safety. While water seeped into many homes, flood and rainwater were pooling in backyards of many others.Reports said dozens...

30-Jun-2018 Ferozepur

Beant Singh Bhullar begins ‘Drug Awareness March’ in Punjab

This June will go down as a black chapter in the history of Punjab. Reportedly, the state has recorded as many as 23 deaths in the month because of the drug overdose. Media and film industry, often known as the mirror of the society, has already commented...

29-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Delhi HC puts brakes on Metro employees' proposed strike

A day before an indefinite strike proposed by a section of the Delhi Metro employees that would have led to mayhem for lakhs of commuters, the Delhi High Court on Friday ordered the staff not to do so or "till further orders".The court order on the Delhi...

29-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Heavy rains lashes several parts of Valley, people to remain vigilant

Heavy rains lashed several parts of the Valley, including the summer capital here today, even as the authorities advised people residing near streams in south Kashmir to remain vigilant.Many parts of Kashmir received heavy rains since early morning, an official...

28-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Govt orders posting of OSD with Advisors

The Government today ordered posting of staff in the personal sections of the Advisors to the Governor.According to an order issued by the General Administration Department, Tassaduq Hussain Mir, KAS, Additional Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department,...

26-Jun-2018 Tarn Taran

SAD Protest against high taxes on Petrol & Diesel

The high taxes levied by Punjab Congress Government on Petrol Products be reduced as petrol products rates much higher and not fulfilling the promises committed by Punjab Congress party in their manifesto before election. To bring the attention of Punjab...

25-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

With political self goals, Punjab's Aam Aadmi Party is in disarray

For a political party that was taking a serious shot at coming to power in Punjab less than two years ago, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) appears to have gone wayward.Despite the electorate in Punjab reposing trust in the party by making it the principal opposition...

25-Jun-2018 Lucknow

4 die in junk shop blast in UP

Four persons were killed and three injured in an explosion on Monday in a junk shop in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.Eyewitness accounts suggest that the owner of the junk shop was hammering a pointed object when the explosion occurred.Muzaffaranagar...

25-Jun-2018 Pune

Cryptojacking emerging as alternative to ransomware : Quick Heal

With more than three million hits globally in the first five months of this year, cryptojacking, a form of cyber-attack in which hackers hijack the infected system's processing power to mine cryptocurrency, is fast emerging as an alternative to ransomware,...

25-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Five killed as rains clobber Maharashtra, road, rail traffic hit

Torrential rains clobbered large areas of Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra seriously hitting road traffic and rail operations, claiming at least five lives in rain-related incidents, officials said here on Monday.Mumbai's lifeline, the suburban locals on Western...

25-Jun-2018 Hyderabad

5 killed in Telangana accident

Five people were killed and five others injured when a speeding car hit an auto-rickshaw on Monday in Telangana's Ranga Reddy, police said.The accident occurred near Lingala area. According to the police, a group of 10 women with their vegetables were on...

25-Jun-2018 Abuja

86 killed in Nigeria attack

At least 86 people have been killed following a coordinated attack on several villages in the Nigerian state of Plateau, the police said.The attack by suspected gunmen on late Saturday left six persons severely injured and 50 houses, two cars, and 15 motorcycles...

25-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Cornitos Quinoa Nachos: A Perfect Father’s Day gift

Flowers and chocolates are so passé. This Father’s Day, gift your daddy dearest a pack of health from Cornitos-Quinoa Nachos. Raw Seeds blended with Corn Masa gives the product unique flavour, Texture and Crispiness. These crisps are delicious, crispy, protein-powerhouse...

25-Jun-2018

Up the Blue Mountains

With more than two dozen peaks above 2000 metres, the Nilgiris are the main natural barriers of Southern India, trapping rain heavy clouds that make this region a tropical paradise that teems with life. The wild terrain and the sounds of the forest are just...

24-Jun-2018 Hyderabad

13 killed as tractor falls in Telangana canal

At least 13 women agriculture workers were killed and 17 others injured when a tractor plunged into a canal in Telangana's Yadadri district on Sunday, police said.The incident occurred when the tractor, carrying the workers, fell in Musi canal near Veligonda.According...

24-Jun-2018 Vijayawada

9 killed in Andhra road accident

Nine persons were killed and four others injured when a bus hit an auto-rickshaw in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Sunday, police said.The accident occurred near Somayajulapalle on Kurnool-Nandyal highway.The state-owned Road Transport Corporation...

23-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Does BJP care about winning hearts and minds in Kashmir?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) withdrawing support from the Mehbooba Mufti government in Jammu and Kashmir points to the kind of line which the party intends to follow in the run-up to next year's general election not only in the state but in the country...

23-Jun-2018 Lucknow

5 killed in UP road accident

Five persons, including four of a family, were killed and two others injured on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh when their car was hit by a sand-laden truck in Unnao district, police said.The accident occurred when the Innova car was trying to overtake another...

22-Jun-2018

Traveling during pregnancy can be easy

Every pregnant woman’s nightmare is traveling. Our heart skips a beat every time there is a bad road or a bump. But we cannot escape from this. We will have to think of the feasible options to get this done. The most obvious solution for this is not to travel...

22-Jun-2018 Mumbai

Banking, healthcare stocks, strong rupee lift equity indices

Healthy buying in banking, healthcare and auto stocks during the late-afternoon session lifted the key equity indices after a largely choppy trade on Friday.The domestic indices, however, had opened on a negative note tracking weak Asian markets and the ongoing...

22-Jun-2018 New York

Overweight in middle age linked to low breast cancer risk

While obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in elderly, for younger women the opposite seems to be true. For pre-menopausal women, a higher body fat was linked to lower breast cancer risk, according to researchers.The study, published in the...

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