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The Samaj also further went on to announce heavy fines for the parents of men and women who marry outside the community.
The petitioner would have to bear the cost of treatment, the bench said, adding the transfer and treatment would be subject to the compliance of conditions as per the prison manual.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), under the ministry, will represent Indian side in this system.
In a series of tweets, Dutt on Monday hit out at Sibal and his wife alleging that over 200 employees at the Noida-based HTN Tiranga TV had their equipment confiscated and "face sacking without even a six-month pay out".
Official sources in the Election Commission Tuesday said Murlikumar is a former director general of Income Tax, Chennai.
The petition sought for implementation of an Aadhaar-based voting system as the current system "lacks transparency."
The Indian cricket board Tuesday invited applications for the men's team support staff including head coach who will need to be less than 60 years of age with a minimum international experience of two years.
The Supreme Court will pronounce its order on Wednesday morning on the pleas of 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs seeking direction for Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to accept their resignations from the assembly. The apex court today concluded the hearings of the rebel MLAs, the speaker and Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy.
Sachin Tendulkar endorsed a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of considering the boundary count if such an extraordinary situation arises like it did in the World Cup final. Current and ex-cricketers including Rohit, Gambhir and Yuvraj, have questioned ICC's "ridiculous" rule on boundary count that decided the World Cup title.
At least 10 persons died when a multi-story building collapsed in south Mumbai's congested Dongri area on Tuesday. Authorities said about 40 to 50 people were trapped under the debris of the building. Stay with TOI for all updates
Aviation regulator DGCA Tuesday suspended flying licences of two SpiceJet pilots for six months after an aircraft operated by them damaged runway edge lights during landing at Kolkata airport, a senior official said. The incident happened on July 2 when the plane was operating Pune-Kolkata flight.
PM Modi, who has often pulled up BJP MPs for absenteeism during Parliament sessions, has cautioned Union ministers against skipping their roster duties in both the Houses and told the party leadership that he should be informed if they skip their duty, sources said. First impression is often the last impression, Modi told the MPs and asked them to work passionately.
High-end Western goods are making their way to North Korea’s elite through a complex system of port transfers, secret high-seas shipping and shadowy front companies. The cars are top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benzes — the Maybach S600 Pullman Guard and the Maybach S62. From 2015 to 2017, as many as 90 countries served as the sources of luxury goods for North Koreans, according to a report.
Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by the Pakistani military court on charges of "espionage and terrorism" after a closed trial in April 2017. India moved the ICJ in May 8, and based its case on two broad issues- breach of Vienna Convention in denying consular access and the process of resolution. It argued that Jadhav's death sentence, was based on an "extracted confession".
Indian activists launch helpline for hate crimes victims Aljazeera.com
The initiative started in 100 cities following rise in mob attacks by Hindu far-right groups especially against Muslims.
Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff Aljazeera.com
Key transit air corridor reopens over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff. by Asad Hashim. 8 hours ago. whatsapp. Global ...
Parliament session: PM Modi upset with 'truant' ministers Times of India
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised ...
Famines a distant memory now as crop yields have trebled Times of India
Famines occurred frequently in British India as farm yields were low. Before the Green Revolution in the 1960s, the country averaged less than a ton of cereal ...
How the sea spits out plastic Times of India
India News: Monsoon usually comes with several instances of garbage-spill on Mumbai's beaches and promenades. As the season peaks, TOI looks at the ...
Rift between GenNext, 'mom's Cong' out in open Times of India
India News: NEW DELHI: This week, an impromptu discussion in a small room, the hangout of a young Congress leader, on the future of the party after the Lok ...
India building 61 strategic roads along Pakistan, China borders India Today
A revised Long Term Roll on Works Plan of Border Roads Organisation for five years (2018-19 to 2022-23) has been formulated for construction and ...
Isro’s 'Bahubali' falters, casts shadow on manned mission Times of India
India News: The stalling of Chandrayaan-2 due to a leak in the cryogenic engine of GSLV-MkIII has put a question mark over Isro's future missions. GSLV-MkIII is ...
Modi raised the issue during BJP's parliamentary party meeting here at the Parliament Library Building and also asked the lawmakers to remain present in the House.
Mumbai Building Repairs and Reconstruction Board (MBRRB) Chairman Vinod Ghosalkar, however, feared the toll on Tuesday could be at least 12.
The arrest was made after the locals had informed the police about the suspicious movement Md. Salim (21) and Jahangir Alam (20).
'I have come here to catch a mouse with my grandfather as we don't have anything else to eat,' said Murmur's grandson Vijendra.
The information was shared by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha.
The Kesarbai building in Dongri area collapsed at around 11.30 a.m. Locals said at least 12-15 families buried under the rubble were awaiting help.
Part of the building, located in a congested lane in Tandel Street in the densely-populated locality, collapsed around 11.40 am.
After Brazil's exit from Copa America 2019, Lionel Messi is finally home and has whisked off for a vacation with his family to Spain. Needless to say that the Messi was seen having a gala time with his family. Whereas, his contemporary Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Juventus.
Tilak Bridge, Shivaji Bridge, Seelampur, Loha Pul, Lal Quila, Daya Basti, Sabzi Mandi, Patel Nagar, Delhi Cantt, Palam, Shakur Basti, Okhla and Hazrat Nizamuddin are said to be the hotspots for criminals.
A Tennessee police department has warned residents against flushing drugs down the toilet as marine animals are getting high. Police officials said that there is an increasing risk of meth-gators. Recently, a man was arrested while trying to flush drugs down the toilet.
The Indian Coast Guard in a coordinated operation with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats from Bangladesh who were stranded due to bad weather and rough seas
At least 15 people have died and lives of 43 lakh others affected as the flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Tuesday. At least 32 out of 33 districts in the state have submerged under floodwater with 90 per cent of Ka
At least 8 people have sustained injuries in the incident and are receiving treatment at J J Hospital and Habib Hospital.
The death sentence handed to Kulbhushan Jadhav evoked a sharp reaction in India, forcing the Indian government to approach the ICJ in order to stop Islamabad from executing the order of its military court.
While granting bail to the accused Richa Sharma, the court directed Sharma, who is a B.Com student, to donate one copy of Quran to the Anjuman Islamia Committee and four copies of Muslim religious book to libraries of various scho
The above appointments will take effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices," a statement released by the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
It is feared that the death toll in Mumbai's Dongri building collapse could increase as some people are still believed to be trapped under the debris of the building.
The Indian Coast Guard in a coordinated operation with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats from Bangladesh who stranded due to bad weather and rough seas in the Bay of Bengal.
The 32-year-old from Bolton, who clinched the WBC international welterweight title during a Super Boxing League (SBL) bout in Jeddah last week, believes India have the wherewithal to produce champions.
Former Director General (investigation) of the income tax department, B Murli Kumar, was on Tuesday appointed as the special expenditure observer for the August 5 poll to Vellore Lok Sabha seat in Tamil Nadu, where the election was earlier countermanded over excess use of money power.
A four-storied residential building in South Mumbai's Dongri area collapsed in the morning. At least four died and over 40 people are trapped under the debris...
Floods in Assam is a cause of worry for all of us, BJP working president J P Nadda said on Tuesday and party workers to help the affected people in all possible ways.
The International Court of Justice will deliver on Wednesday its verdict in a case relating to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, whose death sentence by a Pakistani military court based on an "extracted confession" has been questioned by India.
Dressed in white safari suit, Yeddyurappa was seen in full action, swinging a cricket bat, in the hotel lawns on Tuesday where he tried his hand on cricket with his party colleagues.
Traffic police officials who arrived on the spot took the bus driver for questioning while the vehicle has been impounded.
Kerala higher education Minister KT Jaleel informed strict action was being taken to ensure the smooth functioning of the college and the safety of students.
The children, aged below 14, were made to work continuously from 6 AM to 11 PM daily without rest and were also detained in the houses by the accused and not allowed to move freely or go outside, a statement by police said.
The child’s burnt body was found around 50ft away from his home on Tuesday afternoon, said a police officer.
MHADA looks after the maintenance of several old and dilapidated private buildings in the city. Such buildings are termed as 'cessed' as its residents pay tax to MHADA. Earlier, locals had said the building that collapsed was a cessed building under MHADA's supervision.
SBK Singh, an IPS officer of the 1988 batch and currently working as the DGP of Arunachal Pradesh, was transferred as the DGP of Mizoram.
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said the section of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act which prohibits abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy even if the foetus is abnormal, and the provision which relaxes this restraint if there is an immediate threat to the life of the mother, have to be considered cumulatively and not in isolation.
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.
India's space mission to the Moon's south pole will not launch on Monday, due to a technical problem.
With Mumbai seeing its heaviest rain in a decade, Reality Check looks at India's extreme weather patterns.
CBDT further clarified that the updating of utility do not hamper filing of return as the taxpayers are allowed to file using the utility which is available at that point of time. For example, more than 85 lakh taxpayers have filed returns in ITR-1 till date by using the said utility which has also undergone update later.
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Locals said the building collapse in Mumbai’s Dongri was reported around 11:40 am. Fire tenders and a team of National Disaster Response Force were rushed to the area.
Avtar Grewal(44) strangled his 30-year-old wife Navneet Kaur, in 2007, after two years of his marriage. He has been convicted by a US Court in Arizona.
Suzanne Eaton, a molecular biologist, was raped and murdered by a farmer, on the Greek island of Crete.
Realme X is here. The latest flagship phone from Realme will take on Redmi K20 and other mid-range phones such as Samsung Galaxy M30 and Redmi Note 7 Pro.
The (admittedly fractured) mandate of 2018 has all but been squandered and the solution perhaps lies in fresh elections. Citizens deserve better
Community leaders said the dates for the prime minister's address has not been finalised yet, but they have been asked to make preparations for a potential address of Modi in Houston on September 22.
Before it became moderate and liberal, the Democratic Party was the original white primacist party in US; Republicans have taken over the mantle in recent years.
Anilesh Ahuja, also known as Neil, was the founder, CEO and chief investment officer of the Premium Point Investments LP (PPI), an investment firm that managed hedge funds.
The data shows that the Chinese ethnicity group is the highest paid followed by the Indian ethic group, which earns 13.47 pounds an hour.
Sharjah's first Golden Card visa was issued to an Indian expat businessman, as part of the permanent residency system tailored for investors.
Both Londoners are alleged to have adopted Gopal, an orphan farm boy from Gujarat, insured his life and then arranged for his murder.
The court asked Richa Bharti to submit one copy of the holy book to the local Anjuman Committee in the presence of police authorities, and four more copies to different libraries in the city
An official release from the Power Ministry says the government has been preparing perspective plans for generation and transmission sectors under the aegis of the National Electricity Plan.
Mizoram Home secretary Lalbiakzam says all the identified families have expressed willingness to return to Mizoram during the proposed government-sponsored repatriation process.
MINI MIFF, a festival of films, which won awards in 2018 at the Mumbai International Film Festival, the famous mela of documentaries, shot films and a
Currently, major airports with an annual capacity to handle one-and-a-half million passengers come under the purview of Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA).
The UN body asks the Indian Railways to submit the report after it finds that the trains and tracks of the world heritage site are suffering from “insufficient maintenance”.
Air Force Chief B.S. Dhanoa spoke about the operational limitations that existed in 1999 and the innovative ways adopted by the IAF to overcome the difficulties during the conflict.
Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site.
The hardest-hit country appeared to be Nepal, where the authorities said 67 people had died. Deaths were also reported in India and Bangladesh.
A weak monsoon and years of draining groundwater have parched Chennai, a city of nearly five million people on the southeastern coast of India.
Twenty-nine new entries have been added to the World Heritage List, acknowledging historic and cultural landmarks, and natural wonders.
A new report by rights advocates in the disputed territory alleges that the Indian security forces were responsible for hundreds of cases of torture and other abuses.
Facing the threat of sanctions for not cracking down on militants, Pakistan is again moving against the founder of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Ben Stokes played an unbeaten knock of 84 runs against New Zealand in the final of World Cup 2019 in Lord's.
The partial lunar eclipse 2019 can be seen in central and western regions of India, and live streams are being held by Royal Observatory Greenwich, Virtual Telescope Project, and Norway-based site...
"Thank you for constantly inspiring me, sharing with me, and showing me that positivity with practice is what leads to growth," wrote Sara
Sitting Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey and senior BJP leader Biswa Bushan Harichandan were on Tuesday appointed as governors of Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh respectively.
When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the first to arrive at the scene. Through a mobile phone...
The company said it had not paid $172 million on an outstanding foreign currency convertible bond (FCCB) that was due on Tuesday
The BPSC said it had blacklisted the person who set a erroneous question about a constitutional position in the first part of the General Studies Paper II.
With the message of peace, prosperity and golden India, the 'Swarnim Bus Yatra' started from Gujarat on August 13, 2017 and has reached to its 24th state of country, Jammu on July 16, 2019. Lead by Veena Didi, yatra saw the participation of around 1.5 lakh people. They were welcomed by Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya in Kathua. They entered to Kathua with great zeal and zest and were given rousing welcome in traditional way. The Director Social welfare Dr Bharat Bhushan and DSP KD Bhagat were also present to welcome yatris. The main aim of the yatra is to aware the youth and other people of society to adopt morale values, build good character, and abandon the social evils like drug abuse, violence etc. Yatris also took the pledge for giving up bad habits like drug addiction. While speaking to media personnel on the yatra, President of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya (North India), Arun Koshik said, "65% youth are power of country and should work for building the nation, if anyone is out of track will comes in track with blessing of lord Shiva and will work for building the character of youth to build Golden India." The yatra will end on 2020 in Mount Abu.
Ludhiana (Punjab), July 16 (ANI): Various organisations in Punjab have raised concerns over Pakistan's ill-fated designs to create disturbance in Punjab by giving a push to pro-Khalistan secessionist movement by a handful of people sitting offshore. They have condemned the 'Referendum 2020' by the pro-Khalistan outfit Sikhs for Justice and called for strict action against those propagating anti-India movement. During the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches in the UK, few Sikhs along with Pakistani fans raised pro-Khalistan slogans which saw a large scale condemnation. Countries like the UK and Canada have routinely provided support to the Khalistanis. These Sikhs are allegedly backed and financed by Pakistan's spy agency, the ISI. The intelligence agency ISI has also been blamed for promoting Khalistan agenda under the guise of Sikh pilgrimage via the Kartarpur corridor.
China chose to ignore that appointment of the next Dalai Lama involves a certain spiritual process. Earlier, in 2011 the Chinese foreign ministry declared that only the government in Beijing can appoint the next Dalai Lama and no recognition should be given to any other succession candidate. While speaking to ANI on this matter, Speaker of Tibetan Parliament in-exile Pema Jungney said, "China is a communist country and they don't have any faith in religion whereas the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama is a matter of our religious faith. Tibet was an independent Nation before the illegal occupation by China and should reincarnation of the Dalai Lama will be decided by the office of the Dalai Lama only". To this Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche, former PM in-exile and envoy of the Dalai Lama added, "not by government of China neither the Government of India has anything to do with that and that has been made very clear by his holiness 2011 declaration that's very clear in the public domain so there is no question of India's intervention or China's intervention".
Police have arrested two Myanmar nationals for not having proper Indian documents in Tripura's Agartala. While speaking to ANI on this matter, Police Official said, "They are unable to tell how they came here but have IDs showing their Myanmar nationality." "Both the arrested persons will be produced before the court as they do not have documents to be in India," he added.
Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has voiced his confidence by saying that India will be a US$5 trillion economy by 2025 and the Centre is well poised towards achieving the target. "I am very confident that by 2025 we will be a US$5 trillion economy. We are well poised towards achieving that, focused on different aspects of the economy which will take us there," the Union Minister said on Monday at UK-India Joint Economic and Trade Committee meeting in London. He added, "We have opened up opportunities for single-brand retail and are easing some detrimental clauses of our policy in next few weeks which will help single brand retail come in a bigger way to our country. We have restrictions on multi-brand retail and have requested companies around the world to respect Indian sensitivities on restrictions of foreign investment and multi-brand retail. Particularly e-commerce companies coming to India would have to ensure that they stay within the letter and spirit of the law when it comes to multi-brand retail and our policies around that," he said. Goyal, is on a three-day visit to the UK to attend the India Day conclave.
Hrithik Roshan starrer 'Super 30', which released on July 12, has been declared tax free by Bihar Government. People living in Bihar will be able to purchase tax-free tickets to the film from today. The film chronicles the life story of Anand Kumar (Hrithik), an Indian mathematician's journey from tutoring rich children in a top coaching centre to opening an institute of his own in order to teach the underprivileged children. Directed by Vikas Bahl and produced by Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films, the film also stars Mrunal Thakur, Amit Sadh, and Nandish Sandhu in pivotal roles. The film, which opened to mixed reviews, performed remarkably well during its opening weekend and crossed the Rs. 50 crore mark at the domestic box office. As per box office India, of all the films currently playing in theatres, 'Super 30' recorded the best Sunday performance at the box office.
While addressing the media, Brigadier Jalal Gani, Commander of the North West Region, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Bangladesh's Rangpur talked about killings of smugglers across Bangladesh-India border. He said that there should be zero tolerance regarding killings. He said, "Regarding the killing (of smugglers across Bangladesh-India border), we request that we should follow the law of the land. Killing is not the solution. As per procedure we must hand over smugglers to concerned country. We hand over Indians through BSF to Police. They do the same but in some cases killing takes place. We must ensure zero tolerance regarding killings."