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"The argument in this regard is mere fiction of his imagination to pose himself as a law-abiding citizen," Azmi said in a 55-page order declaring Mallya as fugitive economic offender.
Mechanisation rendered cows and bulls useless in farming. Earlier, cattle was considered an asset. It is sad that they are being abandoned now.
Myths have often been a device of dominance in Hinduism, which is why they are unreliable guides to govern contemporary life.
Farmers and traders from West Bengal and neighbouring states flock to the field every Saturday to buy or sell cattle.
At Prayagraj, alongside thousands of pilgrims and sadhus, entrepreneurs are thronging the sacred ground.
The CM also directed the officials to check smuggling of illegal liquor from neighbouring states and take action on complaints about charging more than the printed price on liquor bottles.
‘Invest in God... Our banking has failed’. This pithy message popped up outside St Andrew’s Church on Mumbai’s Hill Road when l’affaire Nirav Modi unfolded last year.
If there is a 'reasonable cause,' say, for failure to deposit TDS, Section 278AA of the Act provides punishment shall not be imposed. Although the term 'reasonable cause' is not defined, but instances such as illness of self or close kin and financial difficulties, if supported by evidence, could be accepted.
Virtual autopsy, as the term suggests, involves examining the internal organs, tissues and bones in the dead body without touching it. The body is packed in a bag, which is then put through a CT scan machine and within seconds, thousands of images of the internal organs are captured, which are analysed further by forensic experts.
January continues to be “white” in the hills of north India as the month’s fifth spell of snow hit the region from Friday. Heavy to very heavy snowfall is expected across J&K and Himachal Pradesh on Monday and Tuesday, with Uttarakhand also in line to get wet weather.
The crisis in Karnataka Congress continued on Saturday as the four MLAs who were absent at the CLP meeting on Friday continued to remain elusive.
The government had showcaused the two, asking why they should not be removed for "failing in exercising proper control over the functioning of PNB while serving as its Executive Director, which enabled the fraud through misuse of SWIFT at the bank's Brady House branch" in Mumbai. KVB Rao has been sacked just days ahead of his retirement on January 22. Sanjiv Sharan is due to retire in May 2019.
The IAF will get delivery of the first four jets in France in Sept this year, which will be followed by training of the "main" induction team of around 10 pilots, 10 flight engineers and 40 technicians there. These jets will arrive at the Ambala airbase in Haryana in May 2020. But the 13 India-specific enhancements will become fully operational only by Sept-Oct 2022.
No Indo-Pak dialogue but diplomatic engagement still on Times of India
India News: NEW DELHI: There may not be any substantive dialogue between India and Pakistan at the moment but both governments are working to ensure ...
Thousands of taxpayers get notices for minor defaults Times of India
India News: If there is a 'reasonable cause,' say, for failure to deposit TDS, Section 278AA of the Act provides punishment shall not be imposed. Although the ter.
India to have almost 100% school attendance by 2022 Times of India
India News: By 2022, as it celebrates 75 years of independence, India also hopes to have addressed the needs of millions belonging to poor, vulnerable and ...
Shatabdis cleanest among premium trains, Durontos worst: Rail survey Times of India
India News: The 'Train Cleanliness Survey 2018', covering 210 trains categorised premium and non-premium, indicate passengers rating all trains poorly on two ...
International corporate rivalry behind Rafale storm: Sitharaman Times of India
India News: The UPA government had rejected the EADS offer as it violated provisions of the Defence Procurement Procedure and Central Vigilance ...
Corporal punishment in 50% of child homes: Report Times of India
India News: Corporal and coercive punishment, in violation of clearly laid out norms, was reported in close to half of 9500 child care institutions and homes wit.
Ladakh avalanche: Death toll rises to 7 Times of India
India News: Two more bodies were recovered on Saturday from the site where an avalanche struck two trucks in Ladakh, taking the death toll to seven, officials ...
Swine flu kills at least 40 in India's Rajasthan state Al Jazeera English
BJP official among more than 1000 tested positive so far this year for H1N1 virus that wreaked global havoc in 2009.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the film fraternity "How's the josh?" at the inaugural event of the National Museum of Indian cinema in Mumbai.
2019 Cricket World Cup: Rishabh Pant, who will play the last two one-dayers for India A against the England Lions, has been reportedly asked to bat higher up the order as will be seen as a backup top-order batsman at the showpiece event.
Shah had informed people about his illness on Wednesday in a tweet. He was diagnosed with swine flu.
Australian Open: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova looked in cruise control after taking the first set but local hope Ashleigh Barty fought back to win a thrilling fourth-round match in three sets.
Viswasam is continuing its dream run at the box office. The long holiday has helped the film recover the investment amount in a matter of just eight days.
Now Novak, who is a known prankster with a penchant for theatrics, decided to make fun of himself and posted a decade old photo of him where in the first half of the pic he is in nothing but tight black underwear.
Police sources confirmed that while the boat left from Munambam harbour in the early hours of January 12, the fate of the passengers on board, among them over a hundred women, children and the elderly mostly from Delhi and Tamil Nadu remains uncertain.
On Friday, four Congress lawmakers gave the crucial party meeting a skip, without giving any reason for their absence. The CLP meet was called as a show of strength in a counter to an alleged bid by the BJP to topple the coalition government in Karnataka.
An Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, has been presented with the prestigious Rosa Park Trailblazer award for his campaign that forced US authorities to change their policy towards headgear of the Sikh community. Indianapolis-based Khalsa, 45, was presented the award for his continued demonstration of courage and compassion. In 2007, Khalsa was refused access to board an airplane because of his turban.
The question was made in an oblique reference to the recently released film Uri: The Surgical Strike.
It is to be noted that Pandey, a Rajya Sabha MP from Chattisgarh, had earlier made fun of the Congress president dubbing him as "mandh-buddhi (dim-wit)".
Shah was diagnosed with swine flu on Wednesday and was admitted to the hospital, following complaints of chest congestion and breathing issues.
To give a better aesthetic look, the train is equipped with LED backlit snap frame showcasing major attraction of the cities that are en route.
The latest data released by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research showed that levels of prominent pollutants PM (particulate matter) 10 in Delhi's air was at 369.
He is the first MP from the BJP, besides being the only Member of Parliament from north India, to have been awarded the Jury Committee Special Award.
BJP president Amit Shah, who was undergoing treatment for swine flue at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, was discharged Sunday.
Kvitova makes first Slam quarters since 2017 U.S. Open * Ends 17-year-old American's fairytale run * To meet local hero Barty for place in the
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has instructed caterers at Varanasi and Rae Bareli stations to use terracotta-made 'kulhads', glasses and plates.
The decomposed body was spotted by Navy rescuers on Day 20 of the mission to rescue 15 miners trapped in Meghalaya.
At least 19 fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the fire that was noticed around 1am at Traders Assembly building.
In a ceremony on Saturday that began to the strains of a violin and ended with a booming national anthem, Trump celebrated the five new Americans from Iraq, Britain, South Korea, Jamaica and Bolivia.
This year will see the participation of 8,414 runners in the Full Marthon, 15,457 in Half Marathon, 2,516 in Timed 10K, 17,661 in Dream Run, 1,005 in Senior Citizens Run, and 1,301 in Champions with Disability.
The online window to raise objection will be available for the candidates till January 21, 2019. The recruitment examination was conducted on December 23, 2018.
In total, 8,74,469 students appeared for the JEE Main examination, out of which, 15 have scored 100 percentile and all are boys. Raj Aryan Agrawal from Maharashtra ranked second after Arora. But, maximum toppers are from Telangana with 4 students.
A film about Manmohan Singh is a hatchet job on him and his party months before elections, say critics.
MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav put on unbeaten fourth-wicket stand of 121 to guide India to a 2-1 one-day international series win in Australia.
Kanaka Durga, who made history by entering the Sabarimala shrine, was allegedly hit by her mother-in-law.
Uttar Pradesh MLA Sadhana Singh is “mentally ill”, said BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra, after the MLA from Mughalsarai called Mayawati “a person worse than an eunuch”.
Following their successful campaign in Australia, the Indian team will travel to New Zealand, where the two teams are scheduled to play five ODIs and three T20Is.
The state has been under President’s Rule from mid-December after six months of Governor’s Rule, which was imposed after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) withdrew from the Peoples Democratic Party-led coalition government.
According to sources, Lalu Prasad-led RJD?wants Congress to fight seats proportionate to the number of constituencies contested by it as an ally in 2015 assembly polls.
In a three-cornered race in a first-past-the-post system such as India’s, the regional parties will stay relevant only if there isn’t too much gap between the other two groupings or parties — in terms of seat share, and strike rate. In 2014, there was.
The agency identified the properties as Fatima Heights and Aafiyah Heights in the city, an unknown project in Bhandup, and Engracia in Pune.
Dhoni scored an unbeaten 87 off 114 balls to anchor India to a seven-wicket victory in the third ODI here to clinch the series 2-1. India won their maiden bilateral ODI series triumph in Australia.
Indentured labourers’ descendants, attending Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, want govt to look into issues facing PIOs.
Rita Baranwal was nominated for the post of Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy), Aditya Bamzai for member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and Bimal Patel as the assistant secretary of Treasury.
Harris, 54, is the first Indian-origin Senator in the US. Her mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris immigrated to the US for studies at the age of 19 from Tamil Nadu.
Dhruv Manoj won in the "names and faces" and "random words" disciplines, beating 56 other contestants in the "kids category" in the competition held from December 20-22.
Subramaniam, currently the executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation, will assume his new role on January 1, 2019.
A 20-year-old Indian girl here upset over comments mocking her picture on social media planned to commit suicide and livestream it, but was saved in time by the police.
Aadithyan Rajesh, a student from Kerala, was only nine years old when he developed his first mobile application as a hobby to beat boredom.
BJP leader and in-charge of the party’s IT cell Amit Malviya said Mr. Shah was fine and has returned home from the hospital.
The Working Women’s Coordination Committee, affiliated to the CITU, organised its district-level conference on the Challenges faced by working women i
The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on Saturday opened 38 gruel centres to distribute gruel to the family members of 8 lakh employees who have be
A session on nationalism on the second day of the Dharwad Sahitya Sambhrama led to a heated debate and also some confusion as some among the audience
The Information Technology Department and the Tamil Nadu e-governance agency were developing an ‘app’ to exclusively monitor and address three basic i
The State government’s decision to transfer the required money to anganwadi workers for buying eggs and milk for children was criticised by the genera
Two months after the disaster, they have just begun to receive the relief for partially damaged boats
Renewed conflict in Kashmir is killing and blinding the young as politicians remain unwilling to find a just resolution to the old dispute.
Bindu Ammini found a placid scene in the Sabarimala Temple, which for centuries had barred women of menstruating age. In the ensuing protests, 3,000 were arrested.
Days after a 16-year-old’s mutilated body was found in a small Indian town, the police arrested her father, who they believe arranged her killing.
The Kochi-Muziris Biennale, South Asia’s biggest art show, uses interactive exhibits and live performances to help Indians connect with contemporary art.
The debate over whether women of childbearing age can visit a shrine in southern India has become a battle involving caste, gender, party politics and history.
The Sabarimala Temple in Kerala, India, until recently, barred women of childbearing age from entering. Two women went in for the first time, sparking protests both against the women and in support of women’s rights.
Two women in black robes entered Sabarimala Temple, a centuries-old Hindu shrine in Kerala. India’s Supreme Court recently struck down the temple’s policy banning women of childbearing age.
It was filmmaker Punit Malhotras 37th birthday and the whos who of Bollywood was present at the bash which took place in Mumbai on Saturday night
Having been elbowed out by the more utilitarian plastic and paper cups over the years at railway stations, "kulhads" which were introduced by former railway minister Lalu Prasad 15 years ago are all...
Sadhana Singh, a lawmaker of the ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh, has come under severe criticism from the opposition for offensive comments against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. The BSP...
When it comes to keeping hunger pangs under check, healthy carbohydrates and fibre-rich foods are the best like whole grains. Here are the best whole grains that you may want to include in your weight...
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that...
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) "Apna time aayega" is a catchphrase from a "Gully Boy" song that is resonating with underground or street rappers, who hope to grab more spotlight for their talent of "asli hip-hop" once the Bollywood film hits the silver screen. "Gully Boy", starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, is said to be inspired by the life story of street rappers Divine and Naved Shaikh aka Naezy, known for their song "Mere Gully Mein". Several underground rappers like Vivian Divine, Slow Cheetah, Emiway Bantai and KR$NA are ecstatic as a film is finally being made on the most misunderstood genre of music -- rap, which started out as a form of protest music/poetry by African-American performers, or as a non-violent means of fighting against racism, discrimination and ridicule.
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is the face of Habitat Humanity India that builds houses for homeless people in the country, said that he feels nice when he sees his colleagues from Bollywood associate themselves with various kinds of social causes. John was interacting with the media at a meet and greet session for Habitat Humanity India on Saturday here. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan have been associated with various kinds of social causes.
Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived in India on Sunday. He will be in the country from January 20-28. After spending a day in the capital, he is scheduled to leave for Varanasi on Monday. During his more than a week-long visit, Jugnauth will hold talks with the various leaders and attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi. During the visit, the Mauritius Prime Minister will also call on President Ram Nath Kovind. He is also schedule to visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj.
India's biggest pet festival, Pet Fed, returned to Mumbai for its second edition. Pet lovers gathered in Bandra Kurla Complex on Saturday for the two-day festival. Amenities such as play area and different section of pet clothes welcomed the animal lovers at the event. Festival's founder Akshay Gupta said his love for pets motivated him to organize the event at such a young age. "There is an event for every liking of a human being, whether you like food, alcohol, music, art. There is an event for you. There wasn't anything for people who like pets. There was nothing for pets themselves. So, we thought why not create something where people who like and have animals can come together and have some fun," Gupta told ANI.
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) There is a need for an image makeover for the tea, particularly to attract the young generations towards the hot cuppa, said President of the Tea Association of India (TAI) Mudit Kumar on Saturday. Addressing the 34th biennial general meeting of the Tea Association of India, Assam branch (TAIAB), he said there is a need to promote the drink as an aspirational consumption experience. "We had been marketing tea as a cheap drink.
Gandhinagar/Bhubaneswar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Odisha government showcased its investment opportunities at a roadshow during the "Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019" in Gandhinagar on Saturday. In all, 116 investors from Gujarat attended the investors' meet to learn more about the investment opportunities provided by Odisha. With able and stable governance, progressive policies, competitive cost and ease of doing business, availability of raw materials, industry-ready infrastructure and skilled manpower, Odisha beckons Gujarat-based industries to explore new growth opportunities," said Nitin Jawale, MD, Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha Ltd (IPICOL).
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Czech Republic Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday called on President Ram Nath Kovind, who said there are immense opportunities for Czech technology and manufacturing in India. Along with an economic partnership, defence was a key pillar of India-Czech bilateral relations, and India counted the Czech Republic as a key partner in its growth story, Kovind said, according to an official release.
The Karni Sena on Saturday warned 'Manikarnika' Kangana Ranaut that if she continues to voice dissent against the outfit, they would ruin her career prospects and burn her film sets. This comes a day after Kangana issued a statement saying that she will destroy the Karni Sena if they continue to harass her over the release of 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. 'Reflecting on Kangana's statement, Ajay Singh Sengar, president of Maharashtra Karni Sena said, "If she continues to threaten the members of our outfit, we will not let her walk freely in Maharashtra and will burn her film sets." He also claimed that if the film, in any way, insults the queen of Jhansi, the Hindu society will not forgive her. Earlier this week, the outfit had written to producers, director and the writers of 'Manikarnika' that if the image of Rani Laxmibai is maligned in the film or if she is shown to be the lover of some British national, the makers will have to "face consequences." The Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi' is one of the most highly anticipated films of 2019. "Four historians have certified Manikarnika, we have got censor certificate as well, Karni Sena has been conveyed this but they are continuing to harass me. If they don't stop then they should know I am also a Rajput and I will destroy each one of them," she had said on Friday. The period drama is based on the life and struggles of Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi and her war against the British East India Company, during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The film is slated to hit the big screens on January 25.
Captain Virat Kohli enjoyed his time off by catching the action at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Saturday along with wife Anushka.
'The biggest challenge and the one that needs immediate attention is massive shortcoming of jobs, leading to rampant migration from the state (almost 4 million Odias migrated!).'This forces them to work in abysmal and inhumane working conditions.''Some are fortunate to come back alive, while some return in coffins.'
'A robust electoral democracy provides the institutional basis for the generation and regeneration of political hope.'