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According to the data, 2018 witnessed 659 road accidents, 1,388 injuries and 111 deaths, while 2017 had 763 accidents, 1,426 injuries and 146 deaths on the expressway.
Shrinate had contested unsuccessfully as a Congress candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj parliamentary constituency in the Lok Sabha polls.
Rana, the minister of sugarcane development and sugarcane mills, while addressing a meeting in Shamli on Friday said dues of the growers should be settled by October end.
Apart from Houston reeling from its third 'historic' flooding in three years, the protestors backed by Pakistan are itching to rain the Modi-Trump parade.
A senior urban affairs ministry official said there is no list of government buildings along Central Vista that would be pulled down.
Pakistan suffered a massive embarrassment on Friday with the disclosure that a prominent rights activist who was in hiding in Pakistan has escaped and sought political asylum in the US fearing for her life.
In her maiden Budget in July, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had lowered the corporate tax rate for most companies but excluded the biggest. "We shall cover them sooner," she had said. On Friday, in her fourth phase of post-budget economic stimulus measures, Sitharaman cut base corporate tax for existing companies to 22% from the current 30% and for new manufacturing firms, incorporated after October 1, 2019 and starting operations before March 31, 2023, to 15% from the current 25%.
India's UN envoy Syed Akbaruddin said if Pakistan stooped low, India would soar high with its response. "What Pakistan leaders to do is their call. We've seen them mainstream terrorism in the past," he said. Pak PM Imran Khan is likely to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNGA session in New York on September 27. PM Modi is also scheduled to speak on the same day.
US President Donald Trump will meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday, a day after he joins Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega "Howdy Modi" event in Houston. The US President will again hold a meeting with the PM Modi in New York on Tuesday, a senior official has said?.
The Election Commission is set to announce dates of assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana on Saturday.
Former minister from India's ruling BJP arrested after rape claim Al Jazeera English
Swami Chinmayanand of the Hindu nationalist party arrested in Uttar Pradesh state for allegedly raping a student.
Send your critics to Canada, not Pakistan: Shashi Tharoor India Today
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, speaking at the India Today Conclave Mumbai 2019, said that the BJP should send its critics to Canada and not ...
India may not escalate Pak airspace row Times of India
India News: NEW DELHI: India on Thursday hit out at Pakistan for denying use of its airspace to PM Narendra Modi's flight for his upcoming visit to the US, ...
Farooq Abdullah's arrest leaves India with few allies in Kashmir Al Jazeera English
Arrest of veteran politician under the stringent Public Security Act shocks the region undergoing a crippling lockdown.
India slashes corporate taxes in multibillion-dollar growth bid Aljazeera.com
The economic effect, however, could be fairly small as a majority of Indian companies do not pay taxes.
Conclave 2019: Aaditya Thackeray on how he will rewrite Maha playbook |Full Coverage India Today
Political discussions, reviving Indian economy, and a talk on why immigration is payback time for stealing in the past will be top headlines on the Day 2 of India ...
Make in India? Indian companies sit on Japanese encephalitis vaccine capacities for years, as govt imports Chinese vaccine Moneycontrol
In 2012, Indian vaccine maker Biological E launched the country's first Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine under the brand name Jeev. The vaccine is to be ...
India receives first Rafale fighter jet from France India Today
India has received first of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. The fighter jet was received by Deputy Chief Air Marshal Chaudhary during his visit to France on ...
While the tax on petrol has been raised from 28% to 33%, the tax on diesel has been raised from 18% to 23%.
Though Pilot had no role to play in this move, the deputy CM rsquo;s camp is far from happy that all credit for this political coup is going to Gehlot.
The Trinamool Congress supremo stressed that the NRC was meant for Assam and she went to New Delhi to inform the Home ministry about the ordeal of the people of that state.
Chinmayanand enacted a drama of ill health so that he could put this point before the court, and get hospitalised, the victim said.
Several subscribers said they were hoping that charges for the period of communication shutdown will be waived as it was done in the aftermath of 2016 agitation and 2014 floods in Kashmir.
He was arrested in the case last year over alleged Maoist links and several other charges following the violence at Koregaon Bhima between December 31, 2017 and January 1, 2018.
It will begin its journey from Lucknow at 6.10 am, and reach Delhi at 12.25 p.m. with halts at Kanpur and Ghaziabad.
The government announced a slew of measures in four sets which include a special window for real estate, export incentives, bank consolidation and sops for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and the automobile sector, and corporate tax rate cut.
New Delhi (India), Sept 21 (ANI): Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan who is known to impress fans with her dressing style, on Saturday turned a year older. The diva who ringed in her 38 birthday, is celebrating the occasion with her family at husband Saif Ali Khan's ancestral, Pataudi Palace. Kareen's elder sister, Karisma Kapoor, who is quite active on social media, shared glimpses of the midnight celebrations which will just keep you glued on to it.
On Thursday evening, a 45-year-old share trader committed suicide by jumping from the terrace of his 15-floor building in Mulund. According to Hindustan Times, the trader has been identified as Manish Thakker, a resident of Dhaivat Tower. The cops have said that Thakkar was depressed over the slowdown in the share market and had been under treatment for the same.
New Delhi, Sep 20: Bangalore Rural MP DK Suresh met his brother DK Shivakumar at Tihar jail in Delhi on Friday. The former minister of Karnataka D K Shivakumar's bail plea was adjourned to September 21, a special court announced that
Geneva [Switzerland]: India slammed Pakistan during the ongoing 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council for repeatedly misusing the international forums to peddle its narrative on Kashmir issue. India said that its recent decision to abrogate Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir was creating obstacles in Pakistan's continuous sponsorship of cross border terrorism. "None of Pakistan's attempts to mispresent our decision under different agendas can hide its territorial ambitions over Jammu and Kashmir.
The Indian Army is all set to conduct an educational and confidence-building tour for students living in the militancy-affected Chenab Valley region in Jammu and Kashmir. The event is being organised by 10 Rashtriya Rifles (RAJPUT
The former Union minister suggested the anger of people in Maharashtra would harm the prospects of the BJP.
The stage is set for Assembly elections in Maharashtra, where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena are currently in power. After the BJP and the Shiv Sena won 122 and 63 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly elections in
To mark the World Cleanup Day, celebrated on September 21 every year, the world's 'largest' cleanliness drive will be organised at a beach in Odisha's Puri on Saturday.
Once the Lunar night falls, the lander – which is designed to operate on solar power – will receive no sunlight to generate energy.
Remarks from former UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav suggest that the latter might make a comeback to the Samajwadi Party fold.
The protest march was launched by the farmers on September 17 from Saharanpur in western Uttar Pradesh.
The presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump at the 'Howdy Modi!' event is a sign of the growing influence of Indo-Americans and their invaluable contribution to the US, the organisers of the event, Texas India Forum said.
Jennifer Lopez strutted down the Milan catwalk on Friday, closing the Versace fashion show in a recreation of the plunging jungle-themed gown she wore to the Grammy Awards nearly 20 years ago.
It's confirmed that the makers of 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' have roped in Kiara Advani to play the female lead opposite Kartik Aaryan.
The 165-km-long road stretch that connects Delhi and Agra has seen 357 accidents, injuries to at least 822 people and death of 145 others till July 31 this year, as per the data obtained via the RTI Act.
Eating right, exercise, being social and taking up hobbies is all a part and parcel of a healthy lifestyle, which may help alleviate the risk of Alzheimer's.
Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked firing of small arms and shelling with mortars in Balakote sector of Poonch and Nowshera in Rajouri overnight, drawing befitting retaliation by the Indian Army.
The doctors who attended the round table conference suggested that it’s pertinent to make people aware about steps to prevent mosquito breeding and use of rapid diagnosis test coupled with doctors’ acumen to take preventive steps.
The disease can be fatal in nature if it’s not diagnosed and treated on time. There is no specific treatment for dengue fever, but adequate fluid intake and bed rest is important.
Researchers recently looked at Mumbai’s actual risk from cyclones. Both research models indicated that 'a severe cyclone landfall at or near Mumbai is possible, though unlikely in any given year.'
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Physical demand for gold was lacklustre in most Asian hubs this week as price dips were not enough to lure in buyers and the Indian retail market saw
Gold fell by ?170 to ?38,390 per 10 gram on Friday in the national capital on strong rupee which rallied after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman an
Indian Prime Minister Modi will address supporters in Houston, where he will be joined by Donald Trump.
The surprise move is part of efforts to revive investment and spur growth in Asia's third largest economy.
Two jailors, including one who was arrested on Thursday, had been under the ACB’s scanner since the scam came to light in July
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rules Haryana on its own and governs Maharashtra in coalition with the Shiv Sena.
A native of Daata village of Hoshiarpur, Gill had left his studies after completing graduation from Khalsa College, Mahilpur, in 1957 and taking a teaching course from Khalsa College, Amritsar, the following year.
The incident took place at around 6.30 in the morning when the woman was sitting inside her car outside Shani temple in the area.
Around 300 farmers had stationed themselves in Transport Nagar on Friday after their talks failed with the ministry of agriculture and the Noida district administration.
In between those two meetings scheduled for Sunday and Tuesday, US President Trump will meet Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Monday.
Virat Kohli may not be the best Test batsman in the world, but he is certainly the best across all formats. And he’s doing it all by keeping the ball down
The White House on Monday announced that Trump would join Modi at the mega Houston rally on September 22.
The Education Excellence Award 2019 was presented to Kumar by the Foundation For Excellence (FFE) at a function in San Jose, California.
India's leading country of origin of international migrants with a 17.5 mn strong diaspora, a UN report said.
Khanna, 42, became the first Indian-American to have joined the Congressional Pakistan Caucus last month.
The Indian American Muslim Association of greater Houston (IMAGH) is one of the major Welcome Partners for the community reception in honour of Prime Minister Modi.
The Indian workers are among the 300 workers also from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Egypt who were employed with the Al Wasita Emirates Catering Services.
In his letter, Congressman asked Pompeo "to let me know as soon as possible what actions our government intends to take and please advise if l may be of any assistance."
Known as the Detroit of South India, Tamil Nadu accounts for 6.4% of the electric vehicles sold in the country as of July 31, 2019.
“In an economic crisis with mass unemployment, who should get relief from burdensome taxes & service fees?” Mr. Owaisi asked
"We’ve seen them mainstream terrorism in the past. And what you’re now telling me is they may want to mainstream hate speech. It’s their call, if they want to do that. Poison pens don’t work for too long,” Mr. Akbaruddin said.
The 165-km-long road stretch that connects Delhi and Agra has seen 357 accidents, injuries to at least 822 people and death of 145 others till July 31 this year
The Congress on September 20 had termed the corporate tax cut a “panic reaction” by the government and linked it to the “Howdy Modi” event in Houston
Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan can run his own economy into the ground, but not those of his neighbors.
An emboldened independence movement in Pakistan-held Kashmir has the government on edge, emerging as the state tries to rein in anti-India militants.
A writer tries to make a home everywhere to dull the pain of losing hers after militants targeted the Hindu minority when the insurgency against India erupted.
The Indian authorities acknowledged the death of a 16-year-old but they said they did not know the specific cause. Witnesses said he had been hit in the face with buckshot.
The Election Commission will announce the dates for the assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana at noon. Dates for polls in Jharkhand, the third state where elections are due, will not be...
Online application forms will be available from September 25. Candidates can apply at the official website upsc.gov.in.
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India are 1-0 up in the series going into the 3rd T20I match at Bengaluru's Chinnawamy stadium against Quinton De Kock-led South Africa
Rohit Sharma had his social media into splits after he shared a video of his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan talking to himself during an air journey. He took to his Instagram to share the video and wrote, "No no he isn't talking to me! And he's too old to have an imaginary friend. Why so loco jattji" The post soon got the attention of Shikhar Dhawan, who came up with a hilarious explanation over his act on flight. Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh too commented laughing emojis on the post.
Ahead of the Navratri festival, 'garba' pots are being made up in large numbers in Gujarat's Rajkot. The festival is celebrated with lot of fanfare and excitement as the nine days are dedicated to Goddess Durga's nine avatars which are considered very auspicious. An artist has printed message of abrogation of Article 370 on the 'garba' pots in Rajkot. The aim behind creating this design on earthen pots is that people should live with unity. In several parts of India, Navratri has different significance. On each day, a different form of Goddess Durga is worshipped during Navratri. This year Navratri is starting from September 29. Hindus worship Goddess Durga and all her feminine aspects of divine femininity over nine days and nine nights.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu called upon the people to learn as many languages as possible and asserted that there should not be the imposition of any language, nor should there be opposition to any particular language. Interacting with the students from of a Karnataka school, who had returned recently after visiting National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and other places in the United States, Naidu stressed that India was blessed with many languages and asked students and teachers to give importance to promoting mother tongue, while learning other languages. Describing travelling as a form of education and good learning experience, the Vice President advised the students to visit all the major tourist places within India to get acquainted with various facets of India's culture, heritage, languages and cuisine and enhance their understanding of India's unique cultural mosaic. "Before going out, look within and enhance your knowledge," he added. Referring to the call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking people to visit 15 tourist places in India by 2022 to give a boost to the domestic tourism, Naidu advised them to visit historic, spiritual, scenic tourist places in India and explore the cultural heritage of India. "Such visits will enhance your knowledge and give you an insight into our past," he said.
Spiritual leader Haji Syed Salman Chishty of Ajmer Sharif has categorically asked the people of Jammu and Kashmir to embrace an opportunity after the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35(A) for the prosperity of their coming generations. Speaking to ANI after addressing an event at University of Geneva, Chishty said, "It's an opportunity and it's a way where every Kashmiri should come forward and contribute and embrace this opportunity for the sake of their own children, for their children's future and for the sake of Kashmir to be prosperous". Criticising Pakistan over its misinformation over abrogation of Article 370 and 35(A), the spiritual leader said, "Pakistan has their own ideas, their own language that they can use and justify whatever they think about 8 or 9 crore Muslims in Kashmir. When they put these numbers do they become blind to see 180 million Muslims across India living peacefully, happily contributing to the nation state building for over hundreds of years? It is their own blindness which restricts them to see the full picture that India is". He also said, "Kashmir has always been an integral part of India. There is no 'ifs' and 'buts' about it and there cannot be".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for a week-long tour to the United States on September 20 with an aim to boost bilateral ties and present India as 'a vibrant land of opportunities.' PM Modi will first reach Houston for the 'Howdy Modi' event and will also address the United Nations General Assembly on September 27 in New York.
President Ram Nath Kovind hosted a banquet in honour of President of Mongolia, Battulga Khaltmaa at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on September 20. Battulga's visit to India is the first state visit by a Mongolian President in last 10 years. The two countries had reached a strategic partnership in 2015 during the visit of Prime Minister Modi to Mongolia. Earlier today President of Mongolia, Battulga paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after meeting of 37th GST Council meeting in Goa informed GST rate on slide fasteners have been reduced from 18% to 12%. While speaking at the press conference, she said, "GST rate on slide fasteners has been reduced from 18% to 12%, marine fuel 18% to 5%, 12% to 5% on wet grinders consisting of stone as a grinder, and 5% to nil on dried tamarind." "Exemption from GST/IGST is being given on import of specified defence goods not being manufactured indigenously; it's being extended only up to 2024. Supply of goods and services to FIFA and other specified persons also exempted for U17 Women's World Cup in India," she added.
While speaking to mediapersons, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on current economy slow down said, "A journalist in Singapore asked me about fall of growth forecast for India from 7.2% to 6.5%. I'm a great admirer of what Singapore has done but its economy is growing at 0.6% & western countries are growing at 1%. There are issues but we're addressing them."
'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.