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Court admits abetment to suicide charge against Shashi Tharoor

June 05, 2018

New Delhi: A court on Tuesday admitted abetment to suicide charges against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor over the 2014 death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, saying there was "sufficient grounds to proceed" against the politician. Taking cognisance of the Delhi Police chargesheet, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal asked Tharoor to app...


6-yr-old daughter of Cong leader’s staff found dead

June 04, 2018

Yamunanagar: The blood-soaked body of the six-year-old daughter of an employee of Congress leader was found in a pit in this district on Sunday. Her throat was slit and sexual assault is suspected. A case has been filed under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC and Section 6 of the POSCO Act. The body was found near the minister’s farm in the ...


All five accused in Bodh Gaya blasts case get life imprisonment

June 01, 2018

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here in Bihar, which had last week convicted five Indian Mujahideen militants in the 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case, on Friday sentenced them to life imprisonment, a lawyer said. ...


Oracle Awarded a Grant in Technology Education to CRY

May 31, 2018

Oracle Awarded a Grant in Technology Education to Child Rights and You (CRY) To Help Fight Issues on Children May 30, 2018– Child Rights and You (CRY) a leading Indian non-profit working for child rights, announced it has received a grant from Oracle, a global leader in cloud applications and platform services. The $100,000 grant aims to har...


PM Modi arrives in Singapore on last leg of his 3-nation trip

May 31, 2018

Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour during which he will hold talks with the country's top leadership and deliver a keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue. Modi arrived here after a brief halt in Malaysia where he met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamm...


10 lakh bankers to go on 2-day strike on May 2018

May 29, 2018

Chennai: Over 10 lakh bankers in the government and private sectors are gearing up for a two-day strike starting on May 30, as the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) did not make any improved offer over the two per cent wage hike made earlier, an All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) leader said. The strike is spearheaded by the United Forum o...


Senior Congress MLA dies in accident

May 28, 2018

Bagalkot (Karnataka): Senior Congress legislator Siddu Bhimappa Nyamgoud from Karnataka's Bagalkot district died in a road accident near here on Monday, police said. He was 71 and leaves behind his widow, two sons and three daughters. "The accident occurred near Tulasigiri village when the car in which Nyamgoud was travelling crashed into a divi...


CBSE Class 12th Result to be announced Today

May 26, 2018

New Delhi: The CBSE 12th Result 2018, will be published by the Central Board of Secondary Education today (May 26) by 12:30 pm. The results will be released on its official website The Central Board of Secondary Education conducted the CBSE Class 12 examinations 2018 from 5 March - 13th April 2018. ...


The 10 Latest Facts On Nipah Virus Including Symptoms And Checks

May 25, 2018

NEW DELHI: With 11 people killed by the brain-damaging NIPAH (NiV) virus in Kerala, here's an explainer of the outbreak, causes, symptoms and treatment: 1) The virus infects both animals and humans (a phenomenon known as zoonosis). It has joined the list of recent zoonotic outbreaks such as swine flu and bird flu. Interestingly, almost 60% of all ...


Four Men Preserve Body Of Their Mother To Draw Pension

May 24, 2018

Four men allegedly preserved the body of their 70-year-old mother with chemicals for five months to draw her pension in Kabir Nagar area of Varanasi, police said on Wednesday. The woman, Amaravati Devi, had been getting Rs 13,000 as pension after her husband’s death a few years ago, they added. The grotesque situation came to light after an ...