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Three persons including a preacher were killed and over 20 injured when two-motorcycle borne men threw grenade on a religious congregation on Sunday.
A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao, which had earlier asked the agency to submit the inquiry report to it, clarified that it should be filed before the magistrate who is dealing with the matter.
The state also informed the court that necessary and requisite action would be taken to maintain law and order in Sabarimala.
The state also informed the court that necessary and requisite action would be taken to maintain law and order in Sabarimala.
The mortal remains of Brigadier Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri (Retd), the hero of Longewala battle during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, were consigned to flames with state and military honours Monday.
However, sources said since it will not be a full-fledged Budget Session with 2019 being an election year, it is not clear if the government will table the report in Parliament.
The Afghan diplomats, who underwent training in New Delhi from October 15-26, began a 10-day training stint at the China Foreign Affairs University on Monday.
Yuva Morcha and other right-wing outfits on Monday stepped up protests across Kerala against the late night police crackdown at the Ayyappa temple complex and the subsequent detention of 69 people. Kerala CM Vijayan made it clear that the Left government was with the believers, adding that those arrested were not Ayyappa devotees.
PM Modi launched the 'Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge', which seeks to invite innovative ideas from individuals, startups or other enterprises to implement AI, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things (IOT), Blockchain and other cutting edge technologies for re-engineering related government processes.
A senior CBI officer dragged the names of NSA Ajit Doval, Union minister Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary and CVC K V Chowdhury in the CBI fued over alleged attempts to interfere in the probe against CBI special director Rakesh Asthana. MK Sinha made sensational allegations in his petition before the SC that sought urgent hearing for quashing his transfer.
"The trade imbalance between China and the Maldives is so huge that nobody would think of an FTA between such parties," said Mohamed Nasheed, the chief of the Maldivian Democratic Party, which leads the ruling federal alliance. "China is not buying anything from us. It is a one-way treaty."
"He (Rohit Sharma) is an unbelievable player. His record speaks for itself. He's got a good record all around the world, so he's a definite player to watch," Nathan Coulter-Nile said at the Gabba on Monday.
One of Japan's public broadcasters and other media outlets said Ghosn had been arrested after being questioned by Japanese prosecutors for various improprieties including underreporting his income. Nissan said it had launched an investigation into both Ghosn and Representative Director Greg Kelly several months ago.
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In his 34-page petition, Manish Sinha alleged that CBI director Alok Verma briefed Doval on October 17 about registration of a case against Asthana.
Last month, a shelter home employee Krishna Ram, who also ran the press of Brajesh Thakur -- the main accused -- told the CBI sleuths that some bodies were stuffed in gunny bags and disposed of in the Budhi Gandak river a year ago.
A letter containing Singh's phone number was seized during nationwide raids conducted by the Pune police in the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
Indian-American woman Ankita Mishra walked into a New York pub only to find their toilet walls decorated with images of Hindu gods from Shiva to Kali.
Pakistan's Prime Minister contended that US should do a serious assessment of why the Taliban today are stronger than before despite spending $1 trillion on the war in Afghanistan.
A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and three others were injured in an accidental explosion on Monday at a border outpost in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, officials said.
As senior leaders, Mamata Ji and I have some responsibilities. We have to save the nation and democracy, said Naidu.
Manish Kumar Sinha, an IPS officer, has challenged his transfer to Nagpur in his petition filed before the top court.
Christian James Michel, a British middleman, is wanted by the Indian investigators in connection with the multi-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is auditing the impact of the controversial demonetisation on the Indian economy and may complete its report on it before the budget session of Parliament early next year.
Having missed out on a golden opportunity to log full points in the opener, Delhi, sans senior stars Gautam Gambhir and Ishant Sharma, will face Hyderabad in an away encounter of the Ranji Trophy from Tuesday.
Sinha claimed that as a result of his transfer to Nagpur he has been taken out of the probe team investigating the FIR against Asthana.
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb once again hits the headlines but this time for charming people with his voice.
At the recently concluded RBI board meeting, which was attended by all 12 board members, the institution decided to take measures on improving liquidity and to ease restrictions on certain state-run banks' reverse ration.
According to a recent study, sexual orientation has been identified as a risk factor in opioid misuse.
The Opposition is suffering from the "Narendra Modi-phobia", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah said Monday.
Manish Kumar Sinha has also alleged that the complainant in the case, businessman Sana Sathish Babu, had told him that Union minister Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhari had been paid bribes to the tune of several crores of rupees for alleged help in matters related to CBI.
Flanked by the Trinamool Congress chief, Naidu attacked the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre alleging that institutions like the Central Bureau of Investigation, Enforcement Directorate, Income Tax department, Reserve Bank of India and Comptroller Auditor General are under "severe pressure".
Though there is no official confirmation, there are reports that the couple will tie the knot at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur.
A crucial meet of the Reserve Bank's central board is underway amid a rift between the central bank and the government over future course of policies. Expectations of a positive outcome boosted market mood after the meeting began.
The Congress has alleged a scam in the deal signed in 2016 while the government denied any irregularity.
It wasn't immediately clear whether it had come to any conclusions in a dispute with the government over easing liquidity for the financial sector and increasing credit to small businesses.
Senior officer MK Sinha who was probing the FIR against Asthana, the CBI's number 2, and important cases like the PNB scam involving Nirav Modi, made a litany of sensational allegations in his petition before the Supreme Court that sought urgent hearing for quashing his transfer to Nagpur.
Michel, 54, is currently behind bars in Dubai since he was arrested and sent into custody pending the legal and judicial procedure in the UAE.
Under the current EU freedom of movement rules, migrant workers from within the economic bloc are free to come in and find work in the UK, while workers from non-EU countries like India have to undergo strict visa application requirements.
The house will be provided under the Biju Pucca Ghar scheme and the decision was taken at a high level meeting here chaired by Patnaik.
The Cow Menace in Rajasthan has reached such levels, that farmers spend whole nights on their fields to guard their crops. Stray cattle cause damage worth hundreds of rupees. Yet, with cow slaughter ban, gau rakshaks, fewer gaushalas and prohibition of sale of cattle, things have only worsened. Watch this episode of Reporter's Project to know more.
Gold prices fell by Rs 34 to Rs 31,244 per 10 gram in futures trade on Monday due to profit-booking by participants at current levels amid weak globa
Silver prices rose by 0.24 per cent in futures trade as traders built up fresh positions even as the metal weakened overseas. At the Multi Commodity
Preity Zinta said the video interview was edited badly and her comments were 'taken out of context'.
The apple farming industry which employs nearly half the state's population has been badly affected.
Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton clarifies comments he made about India being a "poor place".
CBI director Alok Kumar Verma on Monday filed in the Supreme Court his response on findings of the CVC’s preliminary probe report on corruption charges against him in a sealed cover.
Ind vs Aus: The visitors have never won a Test series Down Under but fancy their chances against an Australian team yet to recover from a ball-tampering scandal that led to bans for former captain Steve Smith, opener David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft.
The fire broke out at 12.23 pm. Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control by 12.50 pm
Kerala high court on Monday questioned the state government’s action against devotees at the Sabarimala temple in the state’s Pathanamthitta district, asking its top law officer to appear before it.
The Supreme Court has already taken up a batch of petitions on the bitter war within the agency, beginning with a petition filed by the exiled CBI boss Alok Verma against the government order sending him on compulsory leave.
Claiming that the entire world was keeping a watch over India’s developments, the minister affirmed that the country “owes its identity to Lord Ram”.
Trump said that Rao's announcement was scheduled for Wednesday, but that he decided to do it a day early because the celebration was an appropriate venue.
Both Harris and Gabbard have made early moves, reaching out to party workers and voters in Iowa whose caucuses kick off the 2020 presidential cycle on February 3, 2020.
These detainees, a significant number of whom are from Punjab, are seeking asylum, claiming that they "experienced violence or persecution" in India.
Gabbard would be the first Hindu candidate ever from a major political party to announce to enter the race for White House.
The British Columbia-based Peter Dhillon is the first person of visible minority to join the company of great Canadians who have made their mark in agriculture and agro-food business.
The government started regulating the use of fireworks in 1968 when the practice of lighting celebratory fireworks became a serious public safety issue. A total ban was rolled out on August 1, 1972.
SeeThruEquity and the Tandon brothers camouflaged the payments by inviting companies to make a "presentation" at an investor conference in order to receive a research report for free.
The Health Department and the Food Safety wing are joining hands to launch an initiative to enforce dietary guidelines, involving the reduction of tra
When asked who will be the face of an anti-BJP front, Ms Banerjee says “everybody will be the face of the mahagathbandhan”.
Three AIADMK men, serving life imprisonment on charges of setting ablaze a bus in Dharmapuri killing three girls of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Univer
Seeking an apology from Chief Minister H .K.umaraswamy for describing the agitating sugarcane farmers in Belagavi as “goondas”, the Karnataka State S
The Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association has urged the State Government to amend the Karnataka Sugarcane (Regulation of Purchase and Supply)
The leaders of one Indian state gave 2.9 million smartphones to residents, then used them to campaign for re-election. Others may copy the model.
Hundreds of thousands of lamps illuminated the northern city of Ayodhya for Diwali, casting a glowing light over the city. But there was concern that the spectacle could contribute to air pollution.
Villagers were relieved when T-1, a tigress believed to have killed 13 people, met her end. But animal rights advocates, and some politicians, reacted with fury.
The female tiger, which was believed to have killed at least 13 people, was the subject of one of the longest and most expensive tiger hunts in India in recent memory.
The police struggled to contain violent protests after the Supreme Court overturned a ban on women of childbearing age at the Sabarimala Temple.
Forget grand marble statues. New installations in public transit hubs invite riders to feel the inspiration and interact with the art.
At least 12 women have tried to enter Sabarimala Temple since the Supreme Court struck down its ban, but mobs — or official discouragement — have stopped them.
Nissan Motor Company Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a charismatic leader hailed for...
The Maldives' new government will pull out of a free trade agreement (FTA) with China because it was a mistake for the tiny nation to strike such a pact with the world's second biggest economy, the...
A Shiv Sena delegation Monday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis demanding that the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Corridor be named after its founding chief late Bal Thackeray.
Maharashtra BJP lawmaker Anil Gote Monday said he will not go ahead with its decision to quit the assembly and also the party after holding a meeting with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Hundreds of "manual scavengers" die each year cleaning out sewers in cities across India, but a machine unveiled on World Toilet Day today could help to end that tragic record. Thousands of people,...
Now imagine the pressure on Priyanka Chopra when she gets married in Rajasthan in the very near future
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Telecom operators have completed the adoption of a new e-KYC (Know Your Customer) process in around 85 per cent of the country and the rest is likely to be covered soon, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Monday. Speaking to reporters here, COAI Director General Rajan Mathews said the use of Aadhaar-based process is likely to end in a day or two. Mathews further said: "The thing is that...there are areas where we have over one million points of sale and to be able to put the alternative process, mechanism, paperwork in place takes some time." The industry body, he said, has informed the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) that the operators would require some more time for exiting the Aadhaar-based process keeping in mind the "consumer interest" as most of the infrastructure is Aadhaar-based.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The development of an industrial park rating system would help increase industry competitiveness and boost the manufacturing sector in the country, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday. Releasing a report here on the industrial park rating system prepared by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Prabhu said such a system would be a useful tool for policy makers and investors available "at the click of a button". "To ensure that India moves into the top 50 countries in Ease of Doing Business, the Ministry has undertaken the exercise of studying infrastructure across states and in over 3,300 industrial clusters, in order to assess quality of infrastructure in industrial parks in the country," he said.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) will be back with the sixth edition here next month. This year, the fest will screen several films and documentaries based on social issues. Short films and documentaries from India and other countries will be screened at the three-day festival at Siri Fort Auditorium here.
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Although he made himself available, India pacer Mohammed Shami is yet to join the Bengal squad on the eve of their Ranji Trophy match against Kerala at the Eden Gardens here from Tuesday. Shami is the only player from the Test squad for Australia cleared by the BCCI to play Bengal's Ranji Trophy Elite Group B fixture on the condition that he would only bowl 15-17 overs per innings. The likes of Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin, both part of the Test team, have been asked to skip Ranji games.
Buddhist devotees in parts of eastern and north-eastern India celebrated 'Kathin Chibor Daan', a Buddhist festival by offering robes and other items to monks. 'Kathin Chibor Daan' or "offering robe" - is an annual Buddhist festival during which devotees offer different items to wanderer monks, including clothes woven on their own looms. 'Chibor' is the robe that Buddhist monks wear. Devotees in Bodhgaya took out a procession while in Agartala devotees offered prayers at a temple and tied items including books, pens, currency and holy threads on trees with strings to pray for their wishes to be fulfilled on the occasion. The festival is held within a month after the full moon night in the Hindu month of Ashwin. It also marks the conclusion of a seclusion period for monks who meditate for three months.
Several political leaders from Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came together to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary. Gandhi family organised the tribute meet in the Parliament. Home Minister Rajnath Singh was present on the occasion. Former BJP chief LK Advani also attended the tribute meet. Indira Gandhi served as Prime Minister of India for four terms.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The unbeaten run of the Indian women's cricket team has landed them in the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC World T20 and the timing couldn't have been any better for leading publisher HarperCollins India to announce its partnership with Indian Sports Fan (ISF), a community of sports fans for women's cricket outreach programme. HarperCollins India and ISF together will cater to women's cricket fans from 17 countries with exclusive content, podcasts, chat sessions with the author of a yet-to-be-released book 'Free Hit: The Story of Women's Cricket in India'. Speaking on the occasion, Suprita Das, author Free Hit said: 'Free Hit dives deep into the lives of a spirited bunch of Indian women cricketers who fought hard for their right to play, overcame sponsorship challenges, corrected gender-based pay gaps and tackled the sheer indifference of cricket administrators along the way." "It's a story that puts the spotlight on their struggles, victories and adventures in promoting the game and reminds us that they too -- like the men's team -- brought home laurels worth celebrating," she added.