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A Delhi court today convicted former television serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi for stabbing to death his wife Anju 17 years ago. The order was passed by Additional Sessions Judge S K Malhotra. Suhai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated crucial connectivity and power projects in Mizoram and Meghalaya to accelerate development in the northeastern states, a focus area of his government'
The CBI today arrested businessman Rohit Reddy Bathina in connection with a bribery case allegedly involving NTPC Director Finance Kulamani Biswal, officials said. Bathina, Director of BGR Mining a
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today advocated simultaneous elections "from Parliament to panchayat" and complete the exercise within a month. "I feel there is every need for holding elections tog
Two Army jawans have been booked on charges of eve teasing in the Antu police station area here, police said today. The father of a Class 9 student in a complaint claimed his daughter was on the wa
An FIR was today registered against 15 unidentified BJP members for allegedly manhandling BSP corporator Musharraf Husain during the oath taking ceremony of Aligarh Municipal Corporation members ea
A five-day fencing camp, conducted by the Embassy of France in association with the Fencing Association of India (FAI), concluded here today. In the event, two French fencing masters-at-arms, Olivie
Shahida, the wife of fake stamp-paper scam mastermind Abdul Karim Telgi, has approached a court here, urging that his benami properties be seized and used for the country's benefit "as per his last
Willis Plaza became the hero of East Bengal overnight as he scored in the final minute to pip Churchill Brothers 3-2 in a thrilling I-League football fixture here today. The match saw many ups and
Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today sought a report from police after some people at Thattanchavady complained to her about being threatened by a "rowdy." In a release, she said she had received a petitio
Former Union Coal Secretary H C Gupta, named as an accused in 11 cases related to the coal blocks allocation scam, has been convicted and sentenced in two cases. Gupta, who was the coal secretary f
In Haryana, more than 71.79 lakh tonnes of Paddy has been arrived so far in mandis, as against the arrival of over 69.56 lakh tonnes during the same period of last year. While stating this here tod
Long jump legend Mike Powell today gave coaching tips to aspiring local athletes here, asking them not to think much about foul jumps. Powell had an hour-long session with 25 athletes at the Sports
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated eastern India's first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations for scooters here today. Pradhan inaugurated two CNG stations for scooters and three-wheelers
The Calcutta High Court sat on a holiday today to hear old appeal cases in a bid to reduce the backlog of cases. The high court functions from Monday to Friday and this is probably the first time s
Two persons have been arrested on charges of smuggling cow meat from Jasoi village here and five quintals of meat was seized, the police said today. Moor Muhammad and Sarah Qureshi were arrested ye
Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang said the state needs proper infrastructure to promote sports and enable our youth to compete in national and international events. The Nagaland government is mak
Facing the uphill task of reviving a moribund party, Rahul Gandhi today took over as the Congress president, and immediately hit out at the BJP, accusing it of spreading hatred and violence in the
Election officials today seized Rs 13 lakh from a premises in bypoll-bound R K Nagar which witnessed chaotic scenes with some men accused of trying to distribute cash to voters being chased by poli
A 4-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped and killed by a man living next door to the victim in Manawar area, 90 km from the district headquarters, police said. Superintendent of Police Virendra
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today called for a collective focus on agriculture as he said India with a population of 130 crore cannot survive on imported food security. He was addressing the 'I
Wishes poured in for Rahul Gandhi from various opposition parties as he took over the reins of the Congress party today, with RJD's Tejashwi Yadav saying the whole nation "wants to see him as the n
West Bengal Finance and Industries minister Amit Mitra today said the state government is reviving the 2000-year-old Muslin industry of Bengal. The finesse of muslin can be gauged by the fact that 1
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today directed the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) to allow Sikh students to wear their religious symbols while appearing in examinations org
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has frozen assets worth Rs 245 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in the alleged fraud of Rs 2,200 crore with the State Trading Corporation (STC).
A teacher couple, sacked by a private school in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on their wedding day allegedly for being in a romantic relationship before their wedlock, were today reinstated aft
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said his government is giving priority to development of industry, agriculture, information technology and tourism sector for the all-round development o
Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people were affected by Chikungunya in India this year,
After reviewing the health parameters of the three-week-old conjoined twins joined at the chest, a medical board of the Sishu Bhawan here has decided that the twins would not come under the scalpel
The chief medical officer (CMO) of Hardoi district today accused BJP legislator Ashish Singh of misbehaving and threatening him in his office here, a charge the MLA denied. The incident took place
British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith today said the 'Silk River Journey' commemorated the Year of Culture between UK and India and created curiosity about the two rivers - Thames and
In a letter to Jaitley, she said people will lose faith in the banking system if the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill is not withdrawn.
Profits at Carpetright have been floored as the company admitted it's struggling to compete with a rival retailer set up by its founder's son.
President Donald Trump hyped a book full of embarrassing revelations about himself in a Saturday morning tweet. “Congratulations to two great and hardworking guys, Corey Lewandowski and David Bo
President Donald Trump, perhaps over-caffeinated from his twelfth can of Diet Coke, took to Twitter on Tuesday to address accusations of sexual misconduct: Much has been written (and rightly so) of th
The White House has suggested Donald Trump’s federal judge pick who struggled to answer questions and has never tried a case just “needs to understand what his role is.” Speaking on Friday follo
Appearing on CNN Saturday morning, a former assistant director of the FBI lashed out at President Donald Trump for attacking the agency saying if he wants to “rebuild the FBI,” it needs to
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated –
On his Friday night Late Show, host Stephen Colbert ridiculed a Washington Post report stating that White House aides are attempting to turn President Donald Trump intro a “standard president,&#
Congressional Republicans have agreed the final version of their sweeping tax reform which will see cuts for businesses and the wealthy but only some middle-class Americans. Passage of the biggest US
Months before announcing the conclusion of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, then-FBI Director James Comey began drafting the statement he would make. On Thursday, Senator Ron Johnson …..
According to  New York Times report, President Donald Trump was unaware that aide Omarosa Manigault Newman no longer worked at the White House until he saw it on TV the next morning. In a deep dive i
American Lindsey Vonn made the perfect return from a back injury and backlash at her anti-Trump comments by storming to victory in the World Cup super-G in Val d’Isere on Saturday. Vonn, 33, clo
The owners of a Texas restaurant defended putting up a sign outside their restaurant, which was deemed racist by social media users. A person, who went to attend a company Christmas party at Cook’s
On Friday, President Donald Trump’s sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric, shared their pictures from the White House Oval Office on Twitter, a gesture that did not go down well with the social media user
A group of economic historians has found that austerity was at least partially responsible for the rise of the Nazi party in 1930s Germany. The warning comes as House Majority Leader Paul Ryan looks t
An executive working at an opposition research firm specializing in digging up dirt has been researching Environmental Protection Agency employees looking at staffers who oppose the policies of Presid
By Daniel Obrist, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell. … tundra absorb mercury from the air, then transfer it to
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that North Korea’s growing nuclear capabilities are a direct threat to the United States, and Washington “will use all necessary measures”
Former Apprentice contestant and White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman failed in her outreach to the African American community, according to a new report by ABC News. Manigault Newman had serv
By David C. … to maintaining power was to jump in bed with Steve Bannon and the so-called Trump base (maybe with the lights off, but still). and now here they are. Sure, only one seat changed ha
WASHINGTON — New Jersey residents will still lose most of their major tax break in the final Republican tax bill, but it’s not as bad as the original version. The bill released Friday allo
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the sheer size and society-spanning impact of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, the quickest and most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing the bi
Complain all you want about the mind-numbing traffic congestion you must navigate to get to Los Angeles International Airport, but at least the parking rates are modest. Relatively speaking. A stu
With playoff livelihood on the line in Week 15, we turn to the Vegas experts to find the best covers and surprisingly smart plays in the NFL this week.
The Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux fight Saturday night on HBO is basically a 50-50 bout. Here are three other reasons to watch.
A growing number of Americans are working well past the age of 75, for a variety of reasons: Some want to make a contribution, some need the income, and some just love their jobs.
Britain’s plan to leave the European Union has prompted thousands of Europeans to return to the Continent, forcing British employers to compete for a diminishing pool of workers.
A $300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for a prince who is cracking down on ill-gotten wealth and preaching fiscal austerity.
Several expected changes made the final cut, including a big increase in the standard deduction and a reduction in state and local income tax breaks.
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