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At least 35 persons were injured, 15 of them critically, when an overcrowded vehicle they were travelling in turned turtle in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir today. The accident occurred when the
The Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has handed over an interim dividend cheque of Rs 31.79 crore for the year 2016-17 to Assam Government for its 12.35 per cent equity shareholding in the company.
One in four of Irish people is planning to leave the state to do some Christmas shopping.
The Reserve Bank today said it will issue new currency notes of Rs 20 and Rs 50 denominations with numerals in ascending size in the number panels and without intaglio printing. The old notes of Rs 2
Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister K R Ramesh Kumar was admitted to a government hospital here today following complains of dehydration and loose motion. "The honourable Minister Ramesh
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has urged the medical fraternity in the country to pool expertise and involve civil society, NGOs and others to enable affected people to receive affordable treatm
West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi today responded to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's charge that he was speaking "in the voice of the central government" by saying he was only speaking the "voice of
An MA student at Jadavpur University was today found hanging in his room in the varsity's main hostel, police said. Soumitra De, an MA second year student of Philosophy, was found hanging from the ce
The Income Tax department has rejected Rs 13,860 crore of declaration made by Gujarat based businessman Mahesh Shah under Income Declaration Scheme (IDS), informed Ministry of Finance on Sunday 
Delhi government has signed an MoU with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad to provide specialised training to its Heads of Schools of the 1,024 schools run by the Directorate of Education.
Opposition Congress in Kerala today demanded that the state government carry out an inquiry into the recent death of a tribal woman who gave birth to a still born child in a forest bordering Kerala an
DMK chief M Karunanidhi, admitted to a private hospital here for further treatment of a drug- induced allergy, is likely to be discharged in one or two days, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy s
In the wake of the recent jailbreak at Nabha prison in Punjab, concrete steps are being are being taken to beef up the security in the prisons in Haryana, state Director General of Prisons Yashpal Sin
Combating terrorism was at the centre-stage of Heart of Asia (HoA) conference which sent a clear message to Pakistan,holding terror and violent extremism as the biggest threat to peace, but could not
In a bid to bring more workers from unorganised sector under the health insurance scheme, the Employees State Insurance Corporation has increased the monthly wage limit to Rs 21,000, Labour Minister B
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said it has been India's endeavour to promote political consultations and regional cooperation through this platform for a strong, independent and prosper
The BCCI president Anurag Thakur today congratulated the Indian women's cricket team for winning the Asia Cup beating Pakistan by 18 runs in the final today. Thakur said:"On behalf of the BCCI, I
A group of Congress workers today protested by removing their shirts in Bicholim town against BJP alleging the saffron party is resorting to "dictatorship". The Congress workers led by Goa Pradesh Co
The Income Tax department has rejected an astonishing Rs 2 lakh crore disclosure by a Mumbai family as well as the controversial Rs 13,860 crore by an Ahmedabad businessman under the Income Disclosure
Concerned over the spike in Afghan refugee returns and "challenges" due to the sudden influx to re-integration programmes, nations including India taking part in Heart of Asia summit today asked the g
It's now also South Africa’s busiest online shopping day of the year, bringing 'unexpected challenges'
The sixth Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference concluded here on Sunday with the member nations adopting the 'Amritsar Declaration', recognising the need to work together and comprehensibly to address
Video2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro (photo credit: Sam Abuelsamid) Cars, like the people that create them have distinct characters. Some of that comes down to the individuals responsible for the design and
A teenager was arrested today for allegedly raping a six-year-old Dalit girl in a village in Rasda area here, police said. Amit (19) took the girl, who was playing, to a secluded place and raped her
The Charted Accountant of Mahesh Shah, the missing businessman from Gujarat, who had disclosed unaccounted earnings of Rs 13,860 under Income Declaration Scheme (IDS)claimed that Shah will reveal the
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will return home "soon" as an AIIMS expert team has confirmed that she has completely recovered after over two months of hospitalisation, ruling AIADMK said toda
India's limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to play his first international match in two and half months with apparently no official game time in sight. India's first ODI against
Three-years-old, 'Acclaimed' ably ridden by P Trevor, won the Ghulam Ahmed Memorial Cup, the chief event of Hyderabad winter races held here today. Winner was trained by S Attaollah. Trainer Deshmuk
Three airline ground handling staffers working at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here have been apprehended for allegedly stealing liquor bottles from the registered baggage of a flier
The Allahabad High Court is likely to pronounce its judgement tomorrow on a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat. The petition has been filed
A 48-year-old Dalit woman was stabbed to death today by unidentified persons after she resisted their bid to loot her house at Khwri Kurwsh village here, police said. The incident occurred when Gharb

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