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Death Toll in Mumbai Building Collapse Mounts to 33
Society September 01, 2017 09:08 AM
Fire brigade officials today said that 33 people have died in the collapse of a 117-year-old building with residences, godowns and a play school in
Society August 31, 2017 05:06 PM
The Maharashtra government will conduct an inquiry into the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse in which at least 16 people lost their lives, state minister Subhash
Assam Floods: 13 People Dead, 393 Villages Badly Affected in Morigaon District
Society August 21, 2017 12:40 PM
Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in state Assam as 13 people were declared dead in the Morigaon district, while 393 villages were badly affected
Delhi Boy Jumps Off Building, Police Probing 'Blue Whale' Link
Society August 20, 2017 11:11 AM
A 16-year-old boy allegedly attempted suicide here, police said today as it launched a probe into what is suspected an outcome of the 'Blue Whale
Bihar Flood Toll Mounts to 153, 17 Districts Affected
Society August 19, 2017 12:02 PM
The toll in Bihar floods rose to 153 today while the number of those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the one-crore mark. Araria
COPD And Asthma Claimed 3.6 Million Lives In 2015
Society August 18, 2017 10:13 AM
About 3.2 million people succumbed that year to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused mainly by smoking and pollution, while 400,000 people died from asthma
School Run By Rajinikanth's Wife Shut Over Rent Dues, Manangement To File Defamation
Society August 16, 2017 07:55 PM
The school run by the wife of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was locked by the landlord of the building on charges that the rent agreed to
Govt Asks Google, FB, MS, Others to Remove Blue Whale Links
Society August 15, 2017 12:06 PM
Government has directed internet majors - Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo - to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game Blue Whale
Over 500 Dengue Cases Reported in the Capital, Malaria 385, Chikungunya 283
Society August 14, 2017 06:09 PM
Over 130 fresh cases of dengue have been reported during the last week in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne
West Bengal: Class 10 Student Takes Part In Blue Whale Challenge, Suffocates Himself To Death
Society August 13, 2017 10:43 AM
The game has claimed the lives of around 150 people in Europe and Russia so far.
Assam Flood Situation Deteriorates, 5 More Die, Toll Mounts To 89
Society August 12, 2017 07:25 PM
The flood situation in Assam worsened drastically today and claimed five lives while affecting nearly 11 lakh people across 19 districts. According to a
Delhi HC Pulls Up PWD For Using Manual Scavengers For De-Silting Drains
Society August 09, 2017 06:17 PM
The Delhi High Court today pulled up the Public Works Department (PWD) of the state government for the use of manual scavengers by contractors in
Two Held At Pune Airport For Trying To Smuggle Rs 1.29 Crore In <em>Upma</em>
Society August 08, 2017 11:19 AM
'The bag contained a hot case with 'upma' inside. But, the weight of the eatable was more than usual and hence it was checked, only to reveal a black polythene having USD 86,600 and Euro 15,000 inside'
Dahi Handi Festival: 14 Years Age Restriction, No Limit On Height Of Human Pyramid
Society August 07, 2017 03:43 PM
The Bombay High Court today accepted Maharashtra government's statement that it would not allow children below the age of 14 years to participate in the
Uttarakhand: Man Held For Having Sex With Cow, Tension Prevails In Satpuli
Society August 04, 2017 01:51 PM
A 23-year-old man was arrested for allegedly having sex with a cow at Pauri district's Satpuli town where tension prevailed as right-wing outfits forced a
Now Students Can Be Detained In Class 5 And 8, Cabinet Scraps No-Detention Policy
Society August 03, 2017 08:43 AM
The Union Cabinet today approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class 8. It also gave its nod to the Human Resource Development
UN Report: Inadequate Breastfeeding May Drain Indian Economy Of $14 Billion
Society August 02, 2017 12:57 PM
Nearly one lakh children die every year in India due to diseases that could have been prevented through breastfeeding, according to a UN report which
  • Renowned scientist Pushpa Mitra Bhargava, the founder director of CSIR-Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology (CCMB) here, who returned his Padma Bhushan award two years ago
Railways Starts Process Of Phasing Out Blankets From AC Coaches
Society August 01, 2017 07:08 PM
The Railways is using thermal control and regulating the temperature in the third AC compartment of the Delhi-Jammu train to around 24-26 degree Celsius from the current 19 degrees so that passengers are comfortable and do not need blankets.
Can Colour Blind Persons Become Doctors? SC Asks Medical Council
Society July 31, 2017 07:58 PM
The Supreme Court today asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to apprise it whether the students, who have obtained high ranks in medical entrance
The Story Of A 1.5 Lakh Gold Chain And A Railways Toilet
Society July 30, 2017 03:59 PM
During his two-decade-long career with the Indian Railways, station master Anil Kumar Shukla has helped passengers in multiple ways. He has now added retrieving a
Over 100 Villages in Odisha Affected By Floods, Water Level Recedes In Some Parts
Society July 29, 2017 10:32 AM
Over 100 villages have been affected by the deluge in Odisha. The flood situation has improved in Sundergarh district as the water level in the
Indrani Mukerjea Told Me She Would Kill Sheena, Mikhail, Reveals Driver Who Acted as Witness
Society July 28, 2017 03:41 PM
Indrani Mukerjea's driver Shyamvar Rai who is a witness in the Sheena Bora murder case, deposed in the court on Friday and confessed that Indrani
After 29 More Die, Gujarat Floods Toll Mounts To 123, Several Villages Affected
Society July 27, 2017 12:36 PM
At least 29 people, including 14 of a family, have died in the floods in Banaskantha district following torrential rains in Gujarat, officials said here
Death Toll in Mumbai Building Collapse Mounts to 33
Society September 01, 2017 09:08 AM
Fire brigade officials today said that 33 people have died in the collapse of a 117-year-old building with residences, godowns and a play school in
Society August 31, 2017 05:06 PM
The Maharashtra government will conduct an inquiry into the Bhendi Bazaar building collapse in which at least 16 people lost their lives, state minister Subhash
UP's Flood Woes Continue As Toll Touches 104
Society August 31, 2017 02:38 PM
Uttar Pradesh's flood woes continued as the toll rose to 104 with one more death, while over 28 lakh people are affected as raging waters
UP's Flood Woes Continue As Toll Touches 104
Society August 31, 2017 02:37 PM
Uttar Pradesh's flood woes continued as the toll rose to 104 with one more death, while over 28 lakh people are affected as raging waters
Assam Floods: 13 People Dead, 393 Villages Badly Affected in Morigaon District
Society August 21, 2017 12:40 PM
Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in state Assam as 13 people were declared dead in the Morigaon district, while 393 villages were badly affected
Woman Suspected Of Chopping Braids Lynched in Jharkhand
Society August 21, 2017 09:20 AM
A woman was allegedly lynched by a mob on the suspicion that she was a member of a braid-chopping gang in Jharkhand's Sahibgunj district, the
Delhi Boy Jumps Off Building, Police Probing 'Blue Whale' Link
Society August 20, 2017 11:11 AM
A 16-year-old boy allegedly attempted suicide here, police said today as it launched a probe into what is suspected an outcome of the 'Blue Whale
Bihar Flood Toll Mounts to 153, 17 Districts Affected
Society August 19, 2017 12:02 PM
The toll in Bihar floods rose to 153 today while the number of those marooned in 17 districts of the state crossed the one-crore mark. Araria
COPD And Asthma Claimed 3.6 Million Lives In 2015
Society August 18, 2017 10:13 AM
About 3.2 million people succumbed that year to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused mainly by smoking and pollution, while 400,000 people died from asthma
School Run By Rajinikanth's Wife Shut Over Rent Dues, Manangement To File Defamation
Society August 16, 2017 07:55 PM
The school run by the wife of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was locked by the landlord of the building on charges that the rent agreed to
Pass Specific Directions To States On Jail Reforms, Centre Urges SC
Society August 16, 2017 05:07 PM
The Centre today urged the Supreme Court to pass "specific directions" to states to complt with the orders on jail reforms, including overcrowding of prisons
Father Of Deceased Child From Gorakhpur Tragedy Files Complaint Against Health Minister, Others
Society August 16, 2017 11:24 AM
Father of a deceased child, who died in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College tragedy, has filed a police complaint against the Health Minister, the Medical Education
Govt Asks Google, FB, MS, Others to Remove Blue Whale Links
Society August 15, 2017 12:06 PM
Government has directed internet majors - Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo - to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game Blue Whale
Over 500 Dengue Cases Reported in the Capital, Malaria 385, Chikungunya 283
Society August 14, 2017 06:09 PM
Over 130 fresh cases of dengue have been reported during the last week in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne
Gorakhpur Tragedy: Dr Kafeel Khan Made Scapegoat, Say AIIMS Doctors
Society August 14, 2017 05:10 PM
Resident doctors of the AIIMS today condemned the sacking of Dr Kafeel Khan of Gorakhpur- based BRD Medical College Hospital, alleging that he had been
Train Services to Northeast Stopped Till August 16 Due to Flood
Society August 14, 2017 04:55 PM
Train services to the Northeast from the rest of the country have been stopped till Wednesday in view of the flood in Assam, West Bengal
Army Deployed in Bihar's Flood-Hit Katihar District
Society August 14, 2017 03:09 PM
Three columns of Army on Monday were deployed in flood-hit Katihar district for the relief and rescue operation. The central help came after Bihar Chief
Army Deployed in Bihar's Flood-Hit Katihar District
Society August 14, 2017 03:07 PM
Three columns of Army on Monday were deployed in flood-hit Katihar district for the relief and rescue operation. The central help came after Bihar Chief
Former Manipur Education Minister's Son Falls To Death At Hauz Khas Restaurant
Society August 14, 2017 10:15 AM
The son of Manipur's former education minister has died after falling from the second floor of a restaurant in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area, the
West Bengal: Class 10 Student Takes Part In Blue Whale Challenge, Suffocates Himself To Death
Society August 13, 2017 10:43 AM
The game has claimed the lives of around 150 people in Europe and Russia so far.
Assam Flood Situation Deteriorates, 5 More Die, Toll Mounts To 89
Society August 12, 2017 07:25 PM
The flood situation in Assam worsened drastically today and claimed five lives while affecting nearly 11 lakh people across 19 districts. According to a
Muslim Woman in US Wins $85K As Settlement After Police Remove Her Hijab
Society International August 12, 2017 03:43 PM
A Muslim woman in the US, who was forced to remove her hijab when she was in police custody, has won USD 85,000 lawsuit.
Delhi HC Pulls Up PWD For Using Manual Scavengers For De-Silting Drains
Society August 09, 2017 06:17 PM
The Delhi High Court today pulled up the Public Works Department (PWD) of the state government for the use of manual scavengers by contractors in
Nearly 4000-Year-Old Bone Ornaments Found In Excavation Near Hyderabad
Society August 09, 2017 05:47 PM
Nearly 4,000-year-old bone ornaments, a capstone and other rare objects belonging to the megalithic age have been found at different sites near Hyderabad, a senior
Kerala Government To Ask Centre To Ban Blue Whale Game, Says CM Vijayan
Society August 09, 2017 04:37 PM
The Kerala government today said it would ask the Centre to ban the online 'Blue Whale' game in the country, citing reports of a large
Tribal Girl Stripped, Filmed on Suspicion of Stealing Mobile Phone in Jharkhand
Society August 09, 2017 01:02 PM
In a shocking incident in Jharkhand, a tribal girl was stripped and beaten in her college hostel by a group of girls for allegedly stealing
Two Held At Pune Airport For Trying To Smuggle Rs 1.29 Crore In <em>Upma</em>
Society August 08, 2017 11:19 AM
'The bag contained a hot case with 'upma' inside. But, the weight of the eatable was more than usual and hence it was checked, only to reveal a black polythene having USD 86,600 and Euro 15,000 inside'
Dahi Handi Festival: 14 Years Age Restriction, No Limit On Height Of Human Pyramid
Society August 07, 2017 03:43 PM
The Bombay High Court today accepted Maharashtra government's statement that it would not allow children below the age of 14 years to participate in the
Uttarakhand: Man Held For Having Sex With Cow, Tension Prevails In Satpuli
Society August 04, 2017 01:51 PM
A 23-year-old man was arrested for allegedly having sex with a cow at Pauri district's Satpuli town where tension prevailed as right-wing outfits forced a
10% Of World's Endangered Languages Spoken In India: Report
Society August 04, 2017 12:44 PM
Nearly 10 per cent of the world's 4,000 languages facing 'extinction' threat in next 50 years is spoken in India, says report. Linguist Ganesh N Devy's
Madhya Pradesh CM To Help 9-Year Old Student Who Runs Library In A Bhopal Slum
Society August 04, 2017 10:57 AM
The Bhopal government has offered to help the 11-year-old Muskan Ahirwar, who runs a library in the slums of Arera Hills in Bhopal. The girl had
Now Students Can Be Detained In Class 5 And 8, Cabinet Scraps No-Detention Policy
Society August 03, 2017 08:43 AM
The Union Cabinet today approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class 8. It also gave its nod to the Human Resource Development
UN Report: Inadequate Breastfeeding May Drain Indian Economy Of $14 Billion
Society August 02, 2017 12:57 PM
Nearly one lakh children die every year in India due to diseases that could have been prevented through breastfeeding, according to a UN report which
Renowned Scientist P.M. Bhargava Dies At 88
Society August 02, 2017 12:48 PM
Renowned scientist Pushpa Mitra Bhargava, the founder director of CSIR-Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology (CCMB) here, who returned his Padma Bhushan award two years ago
Railways Starts Process Of Phasing Out Blankets From AC Coaches
Society August 01, 2017 07:08 PM
The Railways is using thermal control and regulating the temperature in the third AC compartment of the Delhi-Jammu train to around 24-26 degree Celsius from the current 19 degrees so that passengers are comfortable and do not need blankets.
652 Social Media URLs Blocked By Government Till June This Year
Society August 01, 2017 05:52 PM
The data shows that number of social media URLs blocked on recommendation of the government committee under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act were 10 in 2014, 587 in 2015, 964 in 2016 and 652 till June 2017
New Technology Can Reverse Ageing And Rejuvenate Human Cells
Society August 01, 2017 04:33 PM
Scientists have developed a new technology that can reverse ageing and rejuvenate human cells, an advance that may help treat progeria - a disorder that
Can Colour Blind Persons Become Doctors? SC Asks Medical Council
Society July 31, 2017 07:58 PM
The Supreme Court today asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to apprise it whether the students, who have obtained high ranks in medical entrance
ASCI Upholds 117 Complaints Of Misleading Advertising
Society July 31, 2017 07:50 PM
Advertising sector watchdog ASCI upheld complaints against 117 misleading advertisements in May this year, including those of Reliance Jio, Airtel, Amazon, Asian Paints, LG among
West Bengal Floods: 5 More Deaths Reported, Toll Rises to 39
Society July 31, 2017 07:46 PM
The flood toll in West Bengal rose to 39 today with the death of five more persons even as the situation improved due to less
SC Refuses To Extend July 31 Deadline For Bihar Liquor Traders To Shift Stock
Society July 31, 2017 05:08 PM
The apex court said that whatever alcohol stock has remained with the traders will have to be destroyed after July 31.
Delhi Government Orders Freeze On Funding Of 28 DU Colleges
Society July 31, 2017 04:55 PM
The Delhi government today ordered a freeze on funding of 28 Delhi University colleges -- that are either fully or partially funded by it --
The Story Of A 1.5 Lakh Gold Chain And A Railways Toilet
Society July 30, 2017 03:59 PM
During his two-decade-long career with the Indian Railways, station master Anil Kumar Shukla has helped passengers in multiple ways. He has now added retrieving a
Godmen, Ghosts, Witches- Who is Mysteriously Chopping Off Braids Of Gurgaon Women?
Society July 30, 2017 03:41 PM
At least 15 incidents of women's braids being mysteriously chopped off have been reported from the villages of the Mewat region in last two weeks,
16 Passengers Burnt Alive as Van Hits Gas Pipeline in Pakistan
Society July 30, 2017 02:44 PM
Sixteen people, including women and children, were killed today when a van caught fire after hitting a gas pipeline in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said. The
Over 100 Villages in Odisha Affected By Floods, Water Level Recedes In Some Parts
Society July 29, 2017 10:32 AM
Over 100 villages have been affected by the deluge in Odisha. The flood situation has improved in Sundergarh district as the water level in the
Indrani Mukerjea Told Me She Would Kill Sheena, Mikhail, Reveals Driver Who Acted as Witness
Society July 28, 2017 03:41 PM
Indrani Mukerjea's driver Shyamvar Rai who is a witness in the Sheena Bora murder case, deposed in the court on Friday and confessed that Indrani
Indrani Mukerjea Told Me She Would Kill Sheena, Mikhail, Reveals Driver Who Acted as Witness
Society July 28, 2017 03:41 PM
Indrani Mukerjea's driver Shyamvar Rai who is a witness in the Sheena Bora murder case, deposed in the court on Friday and confessed that Indrani
Electrohomeopathy Not A Recognised System Of Medicine, Says Government
Society July 28, 2017 03:03 PM
Electro homeopathy is not a recognised system of medicine and states have been asked to take action against entities offering courses on the subject, the
After 29 More Die, Gujarat Floods Toll Mounts To 123, Several Villages Affected
Society July 27, 2017 12:36 PM
At least 29 people, including 14 of a family, have died in the floods in Banaskantha district following torrential rains in Gujarat, officials said here
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