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Grandparents Day celebrated:

July 26th, 2017

To celebrate the Grandparents's Day, a declamation contest was held in the primary wing of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School...


Harmeet, Parasmani win inter-bank declamation contest:

July 26th, 2017

State Bank of India organised an inter-bank declamation contest for the different banks of the city on Tuesday.


Forum directs LIT to allot a plot at rate prevailing 35 years ago:

July 26th, 2017

District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum directed the Ludhiana Improvement of Trust to allot a plot of 200 sq yd to the consumer at the rate prevailing 35 years ago and also pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for harassment and mental tension to the consumer.


Exhibition at Fab India:

July 26th, 2017

Fab India, a handloom clothing store, has put up an exhibition of a festive collection of block-printed Chanderi silk kurtas and dupattas at its city outlet.


Students apprised of educational avenues abroad:

July 26th, 2017

Desh Bhagat Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, today organised a seminar on "Academia interface" with a view to bring the students face to face with educational facilities in foreign countries.


N-deal is Bofors scams sequel, says Grewal:

July 26th, 2017

The Bharatiya Janta Party Investor Cell, Punjab State Chief Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal termed the Indo-Nuclear deal as Bofors scam sequel and expected it to be bigger than its predecessor.


Traffic awareness drive kicks off:

July 26th, 2017

An traffic awareness campaign kicked off from Bhai Bala Chowk today as a part of the Jaycees Week celebrations.


Health dept to fill 5,943 posts:

July 26th, 2017

The Haryana Government has decided to fill up 5943 posts of various ranks in the Health Department.


Religious leaders fume as Governor refuses to meet them:

July 26th, 2017

A group of religious leaders, who had come from all over the state to hand over a memorandum to Haryana Governor Dr A R Kidwai...


RTI: NGOs efforts pay, officers asked to pay up:

July 26th, 2017

One man's tireless efforts have resulted in getting justice for an entire community in a Sonepat village recently under the Right to Information Act.


N-deal fame Karnal MP demands inquiry by HC judge:

July 26th, 2017

The Lok Sabha MP from Karnal, Arvind Sharma, who was recently in the news for his flip-flop during the trust vote in the Lok Sabha...


FIR against retired tourism official; senior IAS officer also named:

July 26th, 2017

An FIR has been registered against a retired general manager of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation.


Pre-feasibility survey for Leh rail line project gets NOC:

July 26th, 2017

The Trans-Himalayan Railway Private Limited has been issued a no objection certificate by the Himachal Pradesh government to undertake the groundwork for conducting pre-feasibility survey of the Pathankot-Leh railway project.


New Pradesh Congress Committee appeases all:

July 26th, 2017

The new Pradesh Congress Committee reconstituted after Kaul Singh Thakur took over as state PCC president has turned out to be an "appease all" body, with former chief minister Virbhadra Singh's supporters in majority.


Dropouts find their way back to school:

July 26th, 2017

Kamlesh is 16 and has never been to a school. She comes from a remote village in Sirmour district and has been working as a domestic help.


EC orders transfer of DSP, SHO in Moga:

July 26th, 2017

Acting on an inquiry report submitted by the SSP, Ferozepur, the state Election Commission had ordered the transfer of DSP...


Inebriated man strangles daughter to death:

July 26th, 2017

A Dalit man, under the influence of liquor, strangled his 17-year-old daughter to death on Monday night when she tried to intervene in a quarrel between her parents.


Demand for separate SGPC a conspiracy: Sikh high priests:

July 26th, 2017

The Sikh high priests, who met today at Akal Takht for the first time after the appointment of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh...


Congress leader killed; Akali held:

July 26th, 2017

In a spillover of the Congress and Akali rivalry during the panch elections, 32-year-old Jagsir Singh, a Congress worker and claimant to the post of sarpanch of this village...


PM has failed Amritsar, says Sidhu:

July 26th, 2017

AMID invitations from the Punjab Congress for the Prime Minister to contest the ensuing Lok Sabha elections from Amritsar...


Cong MLAs slam report indicting Capt:

July 26th, 2017

The controversy over a report indicting former CM Capt Amarinder Singh in the Armritsar land scam refuses to die down.


Striking PepsiCo staff block highway for 4 hrs:

July 26th, 2017

Buoyed with the support of a number of employee and farmer organisations, the striking employees of PepsiCo's FritoLays unit here today blocked traffic on the busy Sangrur-Patiala highway for over four hours.


Punjab to have three new jails soon:

July 26th, 2017

The problem of overcrowding in jails in Punjab would soon be a thing of the past, as the state plans to add more capacity in its existing jails and set up three new jails at Nabha, Kapurthala and Faridkot.


Abdul Hamids memory to stand tall:

July 26th, 2017

The Army proposes to construct a pillar in the memory of Havildar Abdul Hamid of 4 Grenadiers...


Two killed, 13 injured in road accident:

July 26th, 2017

Two persons were killed and 13 others injured in a road accident that occurred near Mahuvad Chowkdy about 12 km from Padra town.


Court sends Nagori and others to 14-day police remand:

July 26th, 2017

A city court on Tuesday sent Safdar Nagori, the ideologue of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India...


MSU Board of Studies to hold meetings from Sept 15:

July 26th, 2017

The M S University Board of Studies has scheduled its meetings from September 15 onwards.


Wine baroness:

July 26th, 2017

Three years ago, when Melanie Tesseron (inset) was asked by her uncle to take over the family owned Chateau of Pontet-Canet in France, she knew almost nothing about wines.


Six injured in communal clashes during Ganesh immersion in Bharuch:

July 26th, 2017

A dispute between two groups -one Hindu and one Muslim -resulted in stone pelting during the Ganesh visarjan (immersion) procession in Bharuch late on Monday evening.


Dance with Me:

July 26th, 2017

Kaytee Namgyal is well aware that he is the face of Salsa in India. With his gruelling practise sessions the skilled Salsa dancer makes sure he never falls flat on his face during international performances.


Keen to keep order, cops issue warning to MNS men:

July 26th, 2017

A day after a fiery speech by Raj Thackeray addressed to a gathering of mediapersons and a consequent gag order served by the police...


Dip in suspected gastro cases in the city:

July 26th, 2017

For the first time in the last seven days, the number of suspected cases of gastroenteritis being reported from affected areas of Prem Nagar and Ishwar Colony in Dhandari has dipped to less than 15 cases on a single day.


Lucknow temple gets first woman mahant:

July 26th, 2017

Call it the changing tides. Arunima Singh (25) took over as the first woman mahant of renowned Mankameshwar Temple in Lucknow on Tuesday.


NHAI chief to be present in court on next hearing: HC:

July 26th, 2017

Taking a strong note of the absence of any representative on behalf of the National Highway Authority of India in the ongoing case of completion of National Highway...


This Dassera gold buyers likely to get green toppings:

July 26th, 2017

The latest to join the green brigade in the city, the jewellers may gift every customer, who purchase gold from them on Dassera (buying gold on Dassera is considered auspicious), a Shami tree sapling.


Let them wear Hermes:

July 26th, 2017

The Vogue photoshoot treats poverty as wallpaper and makes manifest what we keep trying to forget.


New RBI Governor hints at more caution on interest rate hikes:

July 26th, 2017

Reforms:z 'To sustain 9% growth rate, financial sector has to be more efficient, forward-looking'


Obama fans out,McCain stays put:

July 26th, 2017

Entering the final stage of the race, the two presidential campaigns are plotting strategies that rely...


Limited appeal:

July 26th, 2017

Shekhar Gupta has rightly asserted in his 'India Waiting' that India's political leadership has failed to encourage the emergence of young...


Dont call it blackmail:

July 26th, 2017

There is no reason why India and Australia cannot be on the same nuclear page


Cheap Chinese imports may face duties:

July 26th, 2017

Ban China Secretaries' panel says cheap imports help check domestic prices, but would hit our industry.


CBI chargesheets UP Home Secy in recruitment scandal:

July 26th, 2017

The CBI on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against Uttar Pradesh Home Secretary Mahesh Kumar Gupta and two others for alleged manipulation in selecting candidates...


In top gear, but ready to slow down:

July 26th, 2017

Despite bursting onto the international scene in Sri Lanka, Virat knows he might have to wait his turn.


Ahead of India visit, Prachanda stuck between Govt, party agenda:

July 26th, 2017

Will Prime Minister Prachanda present himself as a radical 'Maoist leader' or a representative of the coalition government in Nepal...


Asha forever:

July 26th, 2017

Singing legend Asha Bhonsle celebrated her 75th birthday in great style by releasing a new album, Precious Platinum.


Right under BMC nose:

July 26th, 2017

A stretch of DN Road, right in front of the BMC headquarters, makes a mockery of the civic body's promise to rid the city of potholes.


Kalol police seize liquor consignment worth Rs 1.9 crore:

July 26th, 2017

The Kalol police on Monday seized a huge liquor consignment worth Rs 1.9 crore outside Vrundavan Hotel near Kalali village in Vadodara.


To settle personal scores, priest denies burial:

July 26th, 2017

The general secretary of the Brown Memorial Hospital Employees' Union and an employee of the Christian Medical College and Hospital...


Bengal tells Tatas: Nano plant wont be touched:

July 26th, 2017

West Bengal Commerce and Industries Minister Nirupam Sen said here today that the Tatas have expressed satisfaction over the assurance given by the state government in a letter yesterday that there would be no alteration in the layout of the auto-cluster comprising the Nano mother plant at Singur and the vendor park.


Housing scheme for urban poor yet to take off...:

July 26th, 2017

Manyawar Shree Kanshiramji Shahari Gareeb Awaas Yojna, a scheme of the state government to provide free houses to the urban poor, is yet to take off.


HC issues contempt notice to Haryana DIG for filing false affidavit:

July 26th, 2017

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a contempt notice to Deputy Inspector General of Police (Telecommunications) Haryana, Balbir Singh, for filing a false affidavit.


Conductor hangs himself in State bus:

July 26th, 2017

A conductor of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation was found hanging in the Amalner-Pune bus at Shivajinagar depot on Tuesday morning.


A rough justice:

July 26th, 2017

The recent disclosure that the Chief Justice of India had recommended the impeachment of a juCalcutta High Court...


Scientists look for Origin answers in Big Bang experiment:

July 26th, 2017

On Wednesday, scientists will conduct the world's greatest ever particle physics experiment - a historic 'Big Bang'...


Bengal tells Tatas: Nano plant wont be touched:

July 26th, 2017

West Bengal Commerce and Industries Minister Nirupam Sen said here today that the Tatas have expressed satisfaction...


PM bats for independent evaluation of schemes:

July 26th, 2017

Missing Link Says funding for flagship programmes has been raised dramatically, new evaluation system needed.


Judges and justice:

July 26th, 2017

By asking for a judge's impeachment, chief justice makes a good case for judicial reform


Roger Gets the Final Word:

July 26th, 2017

After a nightmarish season where all the talk was about his rapid decline, Federer wins the US Open to show he's ready to dominate again.


Criminal Botch-up of Investigation:

July 26th, 2017

The CBI finally admitted on Tuesday that it does not have sufficient evidence against the domestic helps accused in the murder of teenager Arushi Talwar and household help Hemraj.


RPF wants hoax calls to be treated as acts of terror:

July 26th, 2017

The Railway Protection Force has submitted a proposal to the Railway Ministry that hoax phone calls be treated as 'acts of terror'.


Govts Rs 25 cr grant promises to quench thirst of parched Kalali, Bapod:

July 26th, 2017

Two areas of the city, Kalali and Bapod, which have been facing a water crisis since long...


Google, police take cyber crime lessons to schools:

July 26th, 2017

With youngsters becoming Internet savvy in the rapidly emerging world of computer technology, cyber crimes and misuse of Internet have also taken an upward curve.


No mid-day meals as officials, schools play the blame game:

July 26th, 2017

Though the government schools in the city have closed down for autumn break till September 14, the issue of serving midday meals to students who come to attend remedial coaching has taken a centre stage.


...Health scheme for poor suffers same fate:

July 26th, 2017

Even two months after the deadline to implement the Rastriya Swastha Bima Yojna (National Health Insurance Scheme), the project remains a non-starter in the state.


Sahara India to cough up Rs 2.5 lakh as compensation:

July 26th, 2017

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has imposed a fine of Rs 2.5 lakh on Sahara India for deficiency in services and been asked to refund Rs 2,91,7502, which was deposited for the allotment of a land.


Divest the powers of PF appellate tribunal to dists: Labour lawyers body:

July 26th, 2017

The Federation of Labour Law Practitioners Association of Maharashtra has written to Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Oscar Fernandes, to divest the powers of the sole provident fund appellate tribunal in Delhi to the district courts across the country.


Looking eastwards:

July 26th, 2017

An article titled "one dream, two worlds" in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece People's Democracy looks into the sports...


In snub to Beijing, Sonia doesnt meet Yang as Mulford says 123 on its way:

July 26th, 2017

In what is being seen as a diplomatic snub to Beijing for creating hurdles at the Vienna meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group on the India waiver...


That R word:

July 26th, 2017

India's batting legends can't go on for ever. How they go matters


Vedanta splits biz threeways, plans to list Sterlite on NYSE:

July 26th, 2017

Vedanta Resources Plc on Tuesday announced that the company had restructured its corporate group...


MNS rejects Jaya apology, stir on:

July 26th, 2017

A day after a fiery speech by Raj Thackeray addressed to a gathering of mediapersons and a consequent gag order served by the police...


Thousands flock to Bolts homecoming:

July 26th, 2017

Thousands of Jamaicans braved heavy rain to give triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt a rapturous welcome home.


Zardari sworn in as Pak President:

July 26th, 2017

Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday took over as Pakistan's President and swiftly pledged to come out with "some good news" on Kashmir before this month-end.


Rajkumar bail plea rejected:

July 26th, 2017

Vijay Mandal may have been lucky in securing bail, but Rajkumar has to wait for some more days to walk out of Dasna prison where he and Krishna are lodged.


BMC teams at rly stations to keep check on influx from flood-hit Bihar:

July 26th, 2017

Expecting some of the exodus from the flood-ravaged Bihar to reach Mumbai and to prevent a possible entry of epidemics...


How to get visa power? AMA session demystifies procedure:

July 26th, 2017

A talk on how to procure US Visa was hosted by the Indo-American Education Society at the Ahmedabad Management Association on Tuesday.


Party time, but George win heart:

July 26th, 2017

They set the stage, invited the players and expected a party. The players almost let them down. For Mohun Bagan fans, all roads led to the club ground today.


Cash-starved PAU to convince farmers to pay cess for research purposes:

July 26th, 2017

The Punjab Agricultural University Teachers' Association will initiate a campaign to convince farmers to pay 50 paise as cess for every Rs 100 earned by a farmer.


Sugar mills: govt extends date for filing financial bids:

July 26th, 2017

The state government has extended the date for filing of financial bids by private investors till 2 pm on September 16 in connection with the divestment of 31 sugar mills of the public sector UP State Sugar Corporation.


New deadline for PET Scan Centre:

July 26th, 2017

With frequent delays marring most of the ongoing projects at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research...


LPG racket flourishes while officials pass the buck:

July 26th, 2017

Two days after the black-marketing of LPG cylinders came to light, the officials still refuse to show any sense of urgency that could ease travails of domestic consumers, especially in the twin industrial town of Pimpri-Chinchwad, where it is suspected that a huge racket is flourishing.


Cost of three lakh votes in Andhra: 50,000 acres of sanctuary land:

July 26th, 2017

Kolleru Lake in troubled waters as Assembly passes resolution seeking Centre's nod for reducing sanctuary area


Magic mint flies on fear, ecstasy, takes world along:

July 26th, 2017

With a friend videotaping, Christopher Lenzini, 27, of Dallas took a hit of Salvia divinorum, regarded as the world's most...


Bad light stops play:

July 26th, 2017

Sourav should choose when he retires - and why should it be now?


Pakistan will flog gas fields to quicken lagging economy:

July 26th, 2017

Because of a hefty oil bill and a slowing economy, Pakistan is struggling under its biggest budget deficit in a decade, $21 billion.


Dhawal hits the right spot:

July 26th, 2017

Mumbai mediumpacer Dhawal Kulkarni can count himself among the few lucky players who've managed to play...


Clear stand on CBI probe into PF scam: SC to UP:

July 26th, 2017



On family front, distress vs relief:

July 26th, 2017

With CBI deciding to "delay" filing a chargesheet against the three accused in the Arushi-Hemraj murder case, the Talwar family on Tuesday expressed surprise that the investigative agency did not find anything substantial to nail the alleged murderers more than 100 days after taking over the probe.


Despite party snub, Mayor keeps her eco-friendly Ganpati idea going:

July 26th, 2017

Even after being snubbed by her party members and leader Uddhav Thackeray, mayor Shubha Raul has silently and strongly kept alive her ideals of eco-friendly Ganeshotsav this year.


Visarjan passes off peacefully amid tight security in Vadodara:

July 26th, 2017

City police kept a strict vigil during the Ganesh visarjan ceremony on Tuesday.


Barreto capitalises on a defensive lapse to secure full points:

July 26th, 2017

A brilliant show by George Telegraph went in vain. Mohun Bagan now effectively are the Calcutta Football League Premier Division champions after their 1-0 victory over George at home today.


Crime graph soars: 4 murders in four days:

July 26th, 2017

With four murders in the last four consecutive days, the crime graph has suddenly shot up in the city.


Two arrested with revolver from LU:

July 26th, 2017

Two youths, including a local student leader, were arrested with a licenced revolver from Lucknow University campus on Tuesday.


Former chief architect writes to PM against Admn proposal:

July 26th, 2017

Former UT chief architect M N Sharma has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the Administration's proposal to install Gothic lamp posts on prominent roads of the city.


Cash at judge door: CJI lets CBI examine two judges:

July 26th, 2017

Less than a week after he received a CBI request for permission to "examine" at least two judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court...


Pandal panorama:

July 26th, 2017

From building 26 feet statues to bringing forth the issue of farmers' suicides, the mandals this Ganeshotsav have made the most out of the creative inclinations they posses, making Puneites indulge in the experience of a lifetime.


Glorious orthography:

July 26th, 2017

As far as language goes, there is no right or wrong. That's one of the first things you're taught if you make the outlandish decision...


Subbarao talks the talk:

July 26th, 2017

Duvvuri Subbarao, who took over from Y V Reddy last Friday, told his first full press conference that the bank would monitor...


Time & again: Advani beats Sethi to enter final:

July 26th, 2017

Pankaj Advani is on a roll. After annexing the points format crown last week, the 23-year-old Bangalore lad inched closer...


Even after seven years, many in Arab world dont believe 9/11 story:

July 26th, 2017

Seven years later, it remains conventional wisdom that Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda could not have been solely...


Left, allies meet Patil, seek early monsoon session:

July 26th, 2017

Accusing the UPA Government of jettisoning the monsoon session of Parliament, leaders of the Left, BSP, TDP and JD(S)...


6 days after teen crushed, parents try to correct Blueline registration in FIR:

July 26th, 2017

It has been six days since 14-year-old Sanchit Gupta was crushed to death by a reckless Blueline driver in New Usmanpur.


Cylinder blast in tea shop causes minor fire, but no one injured:

July 26th, 2017

A minor leakage in an LPG cylinder caused an explosion and minor fire in a tea centre at Saroli village in Kapodara, early on Tuesday.


Arushi: CBI says lack proof, accused may get bail:

July 26th, 2017

CBI says it lacks sufficient evidence against accused in Arushi-Hemraj murder case


Kitschy Kitschy bang bang:

July 26th, 2017

This one was a fashion show with a difference, where the clothes and the models almost played second fiddle to something far more stylish - the Formula One Vodafone Mclaren Mercedes MP4/22.


Dip in suspected gastro cases in the city:

July 26th, 2017

For the first time in the last seven days, the number of suspected cases of gastroenteritis being reported from affected areas of Prem Nagar and Ishwar Colony in Dhandari has dipped to less than 15 cases on a single day.


Eye surgeon eyes a place in Guinness record book:

July 26th, 2017

After conducting 150 eye operations free of cost within 14-and-a-half-hours in 2006, Dr S P Singh, Director of the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, is eyeing the Guinness Book of World Records.


Smart cards to make vehicle registration easy:

July 26th, 2017

Residents of Panchkula will no longer have to stand in long queues for the registration and licensing of their vehicles.


Tulshibaug Ganpati:

July 26th, 2017

The Tulshibaug Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, the fourth Manacha Ganpati of the city, has provided its 20 volunteers to the city police to help them in patrolling during Ganeshotsav in the backdrop of the recent acts of terrorism in the country.


Highways ministry takes its own road on RFQ norms:

July 26th, 2017

With several infrastructure projects stuck because of the controversial request for qualification...


Game over for Symonds?:

July 26th, 2017

All-rounder Andrew Symonds may already have played his last match for Australia, Cricket Australia has indicated.


N Koreas Kim may have had stroke:

July 26th, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il may have had a stroke within the past couple of weeks, a US intelligence official said on Tuesday.


Hazare warns HRD Ministry of NCTE graft:

July 26th, 2017

The National Council for Teacher Education is under fire again and this time it is social activist Anna Hazare who has shot off letters...


Cong rath yatras in Gujarat from Sept 14:

July 26th, 2017

The Congress will hold rath yatras in all Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat to highlight the achievements of the UPA Government...


Kanth to head new child rights panel for Delhi:

July 26th, 2017

The Delhi government will set up a new Commission for Protection of Child Rights, likely to be headed by former IPS officer Amod Kanth.


DFS finds common link between two crimes -a pistol:

July 26th, 2017

The Directorate of Forensic Science, Gandhinagar has established the use of a pistol recovered by Mehsana police under the Arms Act in two serious cases of murder and attempt to robbery.


Blast into the Past:

July 26th, 2017

Two years ago, 10 travellers set out on a journey of 16,000 miles - through a continent that no longer exists.


MMRDA to launch rental housing project at Borivali:

July 26th, 2017

The Mumbai Metropolitan and Region Development Authority is all set to launch its second rental housing project at Borivali.


Maya govt asks court to withdraw cases against ministers:

July 26th, 2017

The Mayawati government has started the groundwork to protect its tainted ministers from the clutches of law.


Annual day celebrated at GMCH-32:

July 26th, 2017

Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Haryana Chief Minister, on Tuesday expressed concern over the rising incidents of female foeticide and urged the medical fraternity to boycott the doctors who indulge in this evil practice.


To have as a running mate, and to hold politely:

July 26th, 2017

For now, the rule is simple - Hug your running mate, kiss your wife.


Students show the environment-friendly way:

July 26th, 2017

For a change, the usual loudspeaker noises at the Ganesh mandals were replaced by environment-friendly slogans.


Reliance muscles UK, Spore trading arms with ex-Shell executives:

July 26th, 2017

Reliance Industries Ltd on Tuesday said it had hired former Shell executives to head trading arms in London...


Despite loss, Murray has reason to smile:

July 26th, 2017

Andy Murray had plenty to smile about after his rousing run at the US Open came to a shuddering halt at the hands of Roger Federer.


At the cool new TERI campus, air-conditioners have gone underground:

July 26th, 2017

The seasons don't exist four metres below the scorched earth on which we stand - where the temperature always hovers at a cool 25 degrees Celsius, whether it is a hot summer day or a bone-chilling night.


Uncharitably corrupt: Trust owner arrested for forgery:

July 26th, 2017

The Economic Offences Wing of CID (Crime) arrested the proprietor of Vadodara-based Blossom Charitable Trust...


Behind the Scene:

July 26th, 2017

Till the Lyngdoh Committee put a check on the Panjab University elections, September was considered as the loud, extravagant and festive month of PU.


Home Body:

July 26th, 2017

Considering her home is an imposing Lutyens bungalow on Akbar Road, author Manju Kapur's vivid descriptions of middle class Indians and joint families are clearly far removed from her life.


MSRDC invites EoI for construction of MTHL:

July 26th, 2017

The much-delayed Mumbai Trans Harbour Link has finally moved a step further after series of flip-flops by the State government...


Dead youth at MLAs house: family refutes police claims:

July 26th, 2017

The police are still groping in the dark over death of one Amit Mishra whose body was found hanging at the official residence of BSP legislator Sushil Kumar Singh in Lucknow on Sunday.


Further ban will hit agri futures, says FMC:

July 26th, 2017

Commodity market regulator Forward Markets Commission today said that extension of ban on four...


All eyes on V-C's chair?:

July 26th, 2017

Even as speculation grows over the possibility of University of Pune Vice-Chancellor Narendra Jadhav joining Reserve Bank of India as deputy governor, the long-time aspirants for the post of vice-chancellor have stepped up their efforts to grab the coveted post, at least this time.


Cookery show lands Thai PM in a soup:

July 26th, 2017

Thailand's Prime Minister, who has survived two weeks of militant street protests demanding his resignation...


Capellos England take on familiar foes Croatia:

July 26th, 2017

Fabio Capello faces his first real test as England coach when his team plays old adversary Croatia in a tricky World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.


Valley IG who called Hurriyat leader martyr shunted out:

July 26th, 2017

The recent high-level reshuffle in J-K Police in which the Government replaced Inspector General of Police...


Relief train for Bihar to leave Surat on Sept 16:

July 26th, 2017

A special train carrying relief material for the flood-affected people of Bihar will leave Surat on September 16.


House of Fashion:

July 26th, 2017

What makes a businessman successful is his ability to visualize the demand of the future and need of today.


Unplugged:

July 26th, 2017

We were hoping that that a date with the Rock On team at the city nightclub Someplace Else this Sunday, would translate to an impromptu concert.


Mulund blast accused bail plea rejected:

July 26th, 2017

The Special Prevention of Terrorism Activities court on Tuesday rejected the bail application filed by 2002 Mulund blast accused Adnan Mulla.


Kanpur blast: Bajrang Dal men undergo narco test:

July 26th, 2017

Two Kanpur-based Bajrang Dal activists underwent narco analysis test at a Mumbai laboratory on Tuesday.


At Ranjangaon plant, Cummins races ahead in green initiatives:

July 26th, 2017

Green initiatives and the profit motive are incompatible-that has been an unwritten law of the corporate world. However, city-based Cummins Generator Technologies' (CGT) have turned this common wisdom on its head.


CoS likely to recommend 20 pc duty on iron ore:

July 26th, 2017

The high-powered Committee of Secretaries is likely to recommend hiking the export duty on iron ore to 20 per cent...


Boxers switch sides, disqualified:

July 26th, 2017

Four boxers representing Jharkhand at the 55th Senior National Boxing Championship on Tuesday...


What Yedyurappas report card misses: Christians under siege:

July 26th, 2017

As he marked 100 days of his government on Tuesday, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa fanned out across the state...


Qaeda to mark 9/11 anniversary:

July 26th, 2017

Al-Qaeda's media arm says it will come out with a new release on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks "something that will make viewers happy".


DDAs slum-to-plum housing story:

July 26th, 2017

Asked by the Union Urban Development Ministry to "immediately" start work on its project to rehabilitate slums at the same site, DDA is at present studying various models for the 21 slum clusters it has identified as part of the development scheme.


Family seeks High Court help to return to the folds of community:

July 26th, 2017

Sendha Sathwara is now looking for an intervention by the Gujarat High Court to get his children married off after community leaders excommunicated him and his four brothers five years ago.


Foot loose:

July 26th, 2017

Taking their services a notch higher, Virgin Mobile, announced that customers will now be able to purchase Virgin Mobile branded products and services online by visiting its website...


Asha Bhosales daughter in hospital after medicine overdose:

July 26th, 2017

A day after melody queen Asha Bhosale celebrated 75th birthday...


300 acres must come from project area, says Mamata:

July 26th, 2017

A day after Tatas said that the agreement reached over the Singur issue was vague, Trinamool Congress hit back saying that there was no confusion about the modalities of the agreement signed between Commerce Minister Nirupam Sen and leader of Opposition Partha Chatterjee.


Azamgarh case accused may undergo narco analysis tests:

July 26th, 2017

The Uttar Pradesh Police could go for narco analysis tests on those involved in the attack on BJP parliamentarian Yogi Aditya Nath on Sunday in Azamgarh that led to fresh communal tension in the area.


Ganesh mandal presidents arrested:

July 26th, 2017

In a significant action, the Chatuhshrungi police arrested as many as 16 presidents of various Ganesh mandals for allegedly installing pandals on roads without seeking permission.


NSE plans to launch currency futures in pairs other than dollar:

July 26th, 2017

After launching the currency futures against the greenback, the National Stock Exchange...


Painting a storm:

July 26th, 2017

His international fame can be guessed by the fact that Forbes magazine called him the 'Picasso Of India'.


Ground Zero: sceptics hope:

July 26th, 2017

"I have performed for George and Laura Bush, Kapil Dev..." 10-year-old Kiran rattles off the illustrious list. A folk dancer and one of the many talented artistes living in Kathputli colony, she is clearly oblivious to the open drains and rats running amok as she performs her routine for Newsline.


Fatal fall: Passport Office employee jumps to death:

July 26th, 2017

A 40-year-old man committed suicide by jumping from his sixth floor official residential-quarter in Navrangpura area on Tuesday morning.


Grand Finale:

July 26th, 2017

Stars, laughter and lots of bonhomie, the Season One of 10 Ka Dum was a grand one.


Traced minor girl tells court: dont want to stay with parents:

July 26th, 2017

The 16-year-old girl, who was traced by the police on Monday after she went missing last May...


New protest, Naxalite party holds rally:

July 26th, 2017

The worries of Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee over Singur issue are far from over. Landless agricultural labourers and sharecroppers of Singur, who lost their jobs after the land was acquired for the Tata Motors factory, have decided to launch a fresh movement demanding compensation from the state government.


Madhumita case: witness escapes bullet attack:

July 26th, 2017

The key witness in high-profile Madhumita murder case, Deshraj, escaped a near fatal attack after his neighbour's sons shot at him in Kaiserganj area of Bahraich district on Monday.


Hike SMP for cane: Farmers:

July 26th, 2017

Various farmers organisation have geared up to take on the government if it fails to increase the statutory minimum price for sugarcane for the forthcoming crushing season starting next month.


Downturn brings hedge funds to the edge:

July 26th, 2017

The economic downturn has spread to hedge funds, according to a survey by the magazine Absolute Return that shows...


NRI picked up for possessing drugs:

July 26th, 2017

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested an NRI for reportedly possessing contraband drugs.


Central universities plan runs into MoF wall:

July 26th, 2017

The Prime Minister's proposal to set up 16 central universities in states which do not have one already has encountered a roadblock.


Coallateral damage: Naroda residents:

July 26th, 2017

Every morning, the eastern suburb of Naroda finds itself enveloped in coal dust, thanks to the industrial units in the vicinity.


Google ART: Who was Dali?:

July 26th, 2017

Getting Dali and Dada mixed up is a criminal mistake. However, there was a phase when many Surrealists crossed over to become Dadaists.


High Court reserves order in stalking case:

July 26th, 2017

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reserved the order on a petition filed by Powai resident Asha Bajaj who has reportedly...


Autumn shocker for IPL summer: CAB spent over Rs 20 lakh only on VIP chairs:

July 26th, 2017

Over Rs 20 lakh spent just on cushioned chairs for VIP guests during the Indian Premier League (IPL)! Well, in what could snowball into the biggest controversy over Prasun Mukherjee's reign at the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), it has been revealed that cricketing body overspent big time during this year's Twenty20 extravaganza.


Boy dies in wall collapse:

July 26th, 2017

A boy who celebrated his third birthday a couple of days back had a tragic death in his sleep, when a wall of his house adjoining the railway line in Juna Bazaar area, Mangalwar Peth collapsed in the early morning on Tuesday.


Cable operators asked to pay up:

July 26th, 2017

The Delhi Consumer Commission sounded a note of warning to cable operators who provide connections to subscribers without checking the quality of wires.


UP Govts bid to drop case against BSP leaders:

July 26th, 2017

The Uttar Pradesh Government has written to the Faizabad district court to withdraw criminal cases against its two tainted ministers.


A campus in northeast is NID directors unfinished dream:

July 26th, 2017

Bringing an end to all speculations, Darlie Koshy has announced that there will be no third consecutive term for him as director of the National Institute of Design...


Eye on MC polls: Sukhbir assures water supply, sewage facilities:

July 26th, 2017

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Badal made an appeal to the residents of Kharar to elect members of his party to the Kharar Municipal Council.


MSBSHSE holds workshop to study other boards:

July 26th, 2017

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is holding a two day workshop in Mumbai to familiarize its board officials with the syllabi...


Ex-councillor from Rishra gunned down:

July 26th, 2017

Four unidentified youths gunned down Anant Srivastava, former Congress councillor of Rishra municipality, near Hastings Jute Mill in Hooghly on Monday night.


Killer in disguise:

July 26th, 2017

Its asymptomatic nature makes it a killer in disguise and high number of victims, makes Hepatitis C the deadliest virus. Talking about India, the figures have revealed that almost 12.5 million people are affected from HCV across the country...


Pepsi unit loses fizz in Punjab:

July 26th, 2017

Troubled with labour problems for the past four months, FritoLay India, a unit of PepsiCo India Holdings Ltd...


New course on Indian culture at DU:

July 26th, 2017

Delhi University is all set to launch a new certificate course for students on appreciation of Indian art and culture.


Thermos bomb hoax sends Khadia police into a tizzy:

July 26th, 2017

The recovery of a thermos flask, filled with fire-cracker powder, iron nails and iron-pills, near the residence of Ashok Bhatt, the Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, sent the Khadia police into a tizzy on Tuesday morning.


Punjabi University goes eco-friendly:

July 26th, 2017

The Punjabi University Environment Society in Patiala took out a march on Tuesday to create awareness about the environment in the campus.


Enquiry against motorman for jumping signal at Belapur station:

July 26th, 2017

After a motorman jumped a signal just outside Belapur railway station on Monday afternoon, Central Railway authorities have suspended him and initiated departmental enquiry against him.


Muchipara case: Accused produced in court:

July 26th, 2017

Sangeeta Das, who allegedly poisoned her child four years ago, was produced in the Bankshal court on Tuesday.


Striking the right chord:

July 26th, 2017

Heavenly tunes, exciting jugalbandi and spontaneous applause from the audience were the highlights of sarod performance at the Pune festival by father-son duo - Pandit Rajan Kulkarni and Sarang Kulkarni.


NCP legislator breaks away from fold, could form new party for Gurjjars:

July 26th, 2017

With the Assembly elections in Delhi creating new political equations, another faction emerged on Tuesday as Ram Vir Singh Bidhuri, Nationalist Congress Party legislator from Badarpur, resigned along with two councillors of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi belonging to the party.


Malaria parasite may be behind Kanpur deaths:

July 26th, 2017

Plasmodium vivax, one of the parasites causing malaria, which till date was thought to be merely causing infections...


SC-certificate rule awaits nod from Centre: Buta Singh:

July 26th, 2017

Buta Singh, Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, has in principle agreed to implement the SC-Certificate rule in Chandigarh.


As Ganesh utsav draws to an end, Mumbai gears up for cleanliness drive:

July 26th, 2017

As the date for the final immersion of Ganpati idols draws closer, various groups around the city are planning to clean up after remnants of the idols wash ashore on September 15.


Marriage proposal rejected, woman attempts suicide at reality show venue:

July 26th, 2017

Tanua Saha, a resident of Biplabi Barin Ghosh Sarani, who attempted suicide at the Nehru Children's Museum where auditions for a reality show were being organised on Monday, has been put on ventilator in a south Kolkata nursing home.


6 minors rescued from Budhwar Peth, one is from Bibvewadi:

July 26th, 2017

Days after a 17-year-old girl from Hyderabad alleged that 14 city policemen raped her at a lodge in Nana Peth in February 2005 and that any girl sold at the brothel is first brought before the police, a team of Faraskhana police on Monday rescued seven girls, including six minors, from a brothel in Budhwar Peth.


Govt in Delhi will not be formed without BSP:

July 26th, 2017

In the run-up to the Delhi Vidhan Sabha polls, the Bahujan Samaj Party has been busy trying to establish itself in a city that has been dominated by just two parties so far.


In villages, its up to old guard:

July 26th, 2017

As the rescue boats carrying food packets approach the flooded Laxmipur village in Purnea district...


Chaos, indecision, confusion rule nomination day:

July 26th, 2017

To nominate or not to nominate was the question which went on in the minds of most student organisations today.


Abandoned 10-month-old finds a home:

July 26th, 2017

After spending around 10 months at an orphanage, an abandoned baby girl found a permanent home on Tuesday.


Colleges fail to respond to RTI application filed by students union leader last year:

July 26th, 2017

RA Poddar College of Commerce and Economics at Matunga, Elphinstone College at Fort and Maharshi Dayanand college at Parel have been summoned for a hearing on September 10.


Partially recovered, Shinjini returns home:

July 26th, 2017

Two months ago a paralysed Shinjini Sengupta left the city in a stretcher for Bangalore to get treated at NIMHANS.


Among the 14 cops who raped me, 2 are seniors:

July 26th, 2017

The 17-year-old from Hyderabad, who on Friday had alleged that 14 policemen had raped her in 2005, on Tuesday alleged that the police officials raped her at the Faraskhana police station.


Sisters mowed down by chartered bus in Seelampur:

July 26th, 2017

In yet another bus accident on the roads of the Capital, two sisters were killed after being hit by a chartered bus in Seelampur area of the Northeast district.


A day in a relief camp:

July 26th, 2017

With 125 well-ventilated tents, 50 toilets, a 24-hour medical team, a 28-member kitchen team, five hand-pumps...


PU turns a blind eye as rules go for a toss:

July 26th, 2017

Even as the campaigning drew to a close today, colleges in the city, which would otherwise have been buzzing with activity, largely wore a deserted look.


Man arrested for murdering his brother-in-law:

July 26th, 2017

The Sewri police on Monday fished out decomposed body of a 19-year-old youth from a gutter near the Sewri railway station and arrested his brother-in-law on charge of murder.


Music therapy invigorates differently-abled in Kolkata:

July 26th, 2017

Ramkrishna Biswas, extends a friendly hand towards you when you meet him, followed by a warm smile.


Indo-Israel cultural meet to foster creative dialogue:

July 26th, 2017

"Folklore doesn't have borders. A folktale can be told by anyone from any culture. One just needs to keep the audience and context of the story in mind," says Aliza Shenhar, an expert on folklore from Israel, with over 10 books and 90 articles on the subject to her credit.


Reality show participant fails to clear audition, attempts suicide:

July 26th, 2017

A month after the mysterious death of Prasun Adhikary, a participant of a Bengali television reality show...


Parties protest insufficient time for campaigning:

July 26th, 2017

It was a chaotic day for different student bodies that remained busy filing nominations and clarifying the errors in them.


Girl power missing from election scene, as usual:

July 26th, 2017

Women in the city may not be lagging behind in any field, but when it comes to student politics, girl power simply vanishes from the scene.


Civic body to start a Mother and Child hospital in Borivali:

July 26th, 2017

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to start a dedicated Mother and Child hospital in Borivali soon to cater to the medical needs of women and children.


Housewife dead, city in enteric grip:

July 26th, 2017

The city is in the grip of enteric disease once again, with at least 173 cases being reported from south Kolkata - Rabindra Pally and Purba Phulbagan areas of Baghajatin in Jadavpur being the worst affected.


End of conflict: no extension in working hours of High Court:

July 26th, 2017

The much-debated conflict over the extension in the working hours of the Punjab and Haryana High Court by 45 minutes has finally been resolved.


Parents say a big no to open book exam system:

July 26th, 2017

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board's decision to announce an 'open book' examination format for the SSC exams...


Dengue spread may go out of hand: NICD:

July 26th, 2017

While dengue has already taken the country in its grip, experts say India may face a "wild spread" of the deadly fever this year, similar to 2006.


Tourists stranded as CPM men abduct houseboat crew:

July 26th, 2017

The CPI(M) has disgorged trade union militancy into the backwaters of Kerala even as the Tourism Department...


Primary teachers choose Ambaji excursion for giving clarion call against states apathy:

July 26th, 2017

Every year during the much-hyped three-day state-wide enrolment drive in primary schools, the Narendra Modi government pronounces its resolve to promote and improve quality education.


Dont the poor have a right to clean environment, asks NCSC chief:

July 26th, 2017

How would you like it if a garbage dump comes up in front of your official bungalow...


On everybodys mind, Justice Sen remains out of sight:

July 26th, 2017

With Union Minister for Law H R Bhardwaj having stated that the impeachment motion against Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen..,


Robbers slash techies face, flee with four mobiles:

July 26th, 2017

A 33-year-old software engineer was allegedly stabbed by a surgical blade by unidentified robbers who also escaped after robbing four mobile phones from him in Ashok Vihar area of Northwest district late last night.


New age Nazis? Indians are racially pure, claims Vibrant Gujarat website:

July 26th, 2017

The website of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit 2009 has stunned everyone with its explanation for the boom in the Clinical Research industry in Gujarat-the racial purity of Indians.


Project for cardiac patients needs resuscitation:

July 26th, 2017

It has been 10 months since the much-hyped telemedicine project for cardiac patients has stopped functioning at the Kharar Civil Hospital.


Brazilian psychoanalyst unearths terror in everyday life:

July 26th, 2017

The emotion of hate plays a significant role in determining individual and collective behaviour. Yet the emotion and the terror evoked by it remains barely acknowledged in most cultures.


4 held with stolen uranium:

July 26th, 2017

The West Khasi police have arrested four persons for trying to sell a kilogram of uranium that was reportedly stolen from the Atomic Mineral Division.


Car dealer told to pay Rs 1 lakh for withholding papers:

July 26th, 2017

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum directed Ashwini Automobiles in Industrial Area to pay Rs 1 lakh as compensation for deficiency in services. `


VMC to switch on streetlights with the click of a mouse:

July 26th, 2017

In a first of its kind in the country, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation has adopted the Global System for Mobile Communication Control for the city's streetlights.


RTI champion is now a victim:

July 26th, 2017

The Department of Personnel and Training has received an unusual complaint from a 'victim' of the file-noting disclosure regime...


Five dengue cases reported from adjoining areas of city:

July 26th, 2017

More than five cases of dengue have been reported from the neighbouring cities of Chandigarh.


Hot wheels: Vintage cars from Gondal to elegantly parade in Mumbai:

July 26th, 2017

Gondal in Rajkot district is famous all over the world for the vintage car collection of its erstwhile rulers.


Cabinet may take up Services pay grievances:

July 26th, 2017

Grievances of the Armed Forces about the 'lowering of status of defence officers and men' in the new pay panel are likely to be taken up at a meeting...


Girl on the move:

July 26th, 2017

In the filmi grading system, the girl's moved from Grade B to Grade A. After starting out with the new Jani Dushman and the very sidey Ladies Tailor...


An adventurous educationist:

July 26th, 2017

THE first time he sailed into the sky, Mitul Dikshit was in school.


Now, JMM to remind Sonia of Cabinet berths:

July 26th, 2017

After securing the Chief Minister's chair in Jharkhand, the Shibu Soren-led Jharkhand Mukti Morcha...


SC issues notice to MP Govt on mining activities:

July 26th, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a reply from the Madhya Pradesh Government on why it should not restrain mining activity in the state.


Speculation over Sabaris link with sons of ministers:

July 26th, 2017

The mystery surrounding the business empire of Sabarinath, the young swindler who was arrested by the Thiruvananthapuram police last week...


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