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Australia Recognises Jindal Global Law School's Law Degree
SONIPAT, India, August 19, 2017 : JGLS students have even greater career prospects abroad now that the Law Council of Australia (LCA) has recognised all JGLS LLB degrees under the Uniform Principles for Assessing Qualifications of Overseas Applicants for Admission to the Australian Legal Profession. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Woman stabs husband to death in Malad
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : The Maharashtra Police on Saturday registered a case against a woman after she allegedly stabbed her fifty-two year old husband to death over reported family disputes. Read Full Story

Darjeeling blast: GJM writes to Rajnath seeking intervention
New Delhi , Aug 19 : Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh regarding an FIR filed against him on suspicion of the deadly bomb blast in Darjeeling, on Friday. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar train derailment: 11 killed, over 30 injured
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : The Indian Railways has informed that 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli railway station in Muzaffarnagar, adding that at least 11 people have died and over 30 have been injured. Read Full Story

Bal Thackeray influenced entire Maharashtra: Jaitley
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug. 19 : Asserting that late Balasaheb Thackeray was a 'gifted communicator', Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said he was one of the leaders who had the ability to directly convey his message to the people. Read Full Story

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai Airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar tragedy: 10 killed, ATS to asses possible 'terror angle'
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : Additional Director General Anand Kumar Srivastava confirmed that at least 10 have been killed in the Muzzafarnagar train derailment tragedy, further informing that Anti-terror squad (ATS) has been sent to the spot as precautionary measure. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Odisha CM announces ex gratia for Odia victims
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 19 : Expressing deep condolences at the loss of life in the derailment of six coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which took place near Khatauli railway station in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced ex gratia of Rs 5 lakhs to the next kin of any Odia passengers killed in the incident. Read Full Story

LFW 2017: Designers bring variety of fashion nuances on Day 4
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [Mumbai], August 19 : Making a strong fashion statement with his new colour forecast, Ujjawal Dubey for his label Antar Agni at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/festive 2017 unveiled his 'Disobedient' collection for men's and women's wear. Read Full Story

Muzaffarnagar tragedy: Six coaches of Utkal Express derailed, several injured
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 19 : Six coaches of Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express have been derailed in Muzaffarnagar's Khatauli area here today, leading to scores of injured passengers. Read Full Story

Two AIMIM MLCs suspended for refusing to stand during 'Vande Mataram' rendition
New Delhi , August 19 : Two All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) corporators were suspended on Saturday, after they remained seated when 'Vande Mataram' was sung at the start of the day's proceedings in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation. Read Full Story

Which country do you belong to: Shiv Sena to AIMIM
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 19 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday reacted sharply, after two All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) corporators were suspended amid a scuffle after they refused to stand up when 'Vande Mataram' was sung at the start of the day's proceedings in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation. Read Full Story

LFW 2017: Asa Kazingmei, Abhishek Paatni showcase their best designs on Day 4
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The excitement of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 saw a continued stir on Day Four at Johnnie Walker - The Journey show. Read Full Story

Darjeeling blast was 'planned move' to disrepute Gorkhaland movement: GJM
Darjeeling (West Bengal) , Aug. 19 : The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on Friday condemned the bomb blast that took place in the heart of Darjeeling town, asserting it was a planned move aimed at bringing disrepute to the movement and the demand for Gorkhaland. Read Full Story

J-K: PDP worker shot dead in Anantnag
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug. 19 : An anonymous gunman shot dead a worker of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday. Read Full Story

People in Kashmir won't be satisfied with discussions anymore: Yashwant Sinha after CCG meeting
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , August 19 :People in the valley will not be content with talks and negotiations any more, said senior BJP leader and former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha, on Saturday. Read Full Story

NRLM has the potential to bridge the critical gap between development and the marginalized: Prnabjyoti Nath
Noida, August 19, 2017 : "NRLM has the potential to bridge the critical gap between development and the marginalized. There are two categories of deprived communities, one who is excluded from the system and other who although included in the system by still excluded from the entitlement transfer. Read Full Story

HPCL celebrated 71st Independence Day
Mumbai, Maharashtra, August 19, 2017 : Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at all the locations today. It is a proud and memorable day for all Indians. On this instance at many locations employees were invited along with their family members to participate in the celebrations. Read Full Story

Tenali Rama is trapped between the two wives of King Krishnadevraya
Mumbai, Maharashtra, August 19, 2017 : Pandit Rama Krishna a.k.a Tenali Rama has gained a lot of popularity because of his wit and humor. With each episode Tenali Rama gives out solution to the toughest problems in a quirky way. But this time Tenali Rama is stuck in between the two queens and he has to choose one queen who would get the exquisite Mangtikka sent by Queen of Sundergarh. Read Full Story

Revealed- The First Look of ALTBalaji's Bose-Dead/Alive starring Rajkummar Rao in and as Subhash Chandra Bose!
Mumbai, Maharashtra, August 17, 2017 : The combination of Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar Rao has always been a deadly one, what with the duo coming out with much acclaimed movies like Shahid, Citylights and Aligarh to name a few. Read Full Story

Rohit Chawhan launches his romantic novel
Gurgaon, Haryana, August 19, 2017 : Rohit Chawhan launches his romantic novel, The Journey of Getting the Girl of my Dreams, in Durg, Bhilai(MP), published by Zorba Books. It was launched to much acclaim and discussion. Read Full Story

Hindware launches 'Startwith theExpert' TVC Campaign with Brand
New Delhi, Delhi, August 19 2017 : Bollywood Icon Shah Rukh Khandonstheavatar of an expert guide as he urges customers to #StartWithTheExpert for India's leading sanitaryware brand Hindware's new TVC campaign. Through the television commercial, Hindware communicates its philosophyof being the Expert Companion in helping consumers make their dream bathrooms. Read Full Story

Hunar Hale and Vishal Malhotra joins the cast of TV, Biwi aur Main
Mumbai, Maharashtra, August 19, 2017 : Sony SAB's TV, BiwiAur Main revolves around Rajeev (Karan Veer Mehra) who essays the role of a Television producer and Priya (Shruti Seth) as his wife. Read Full Story

Priyal Gor to be seen in BIG Magic's horror show Cheekh'
Mumbai, Maharashtra, August 19, 2017 : BIG Magic's horror show Cheekh has been receiving rave reviews among the masses for its captivating storyline. Read Full Story

'For Justice To Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose And I.N.A. ...On 21st October, 2017... Chalo Delhi
Hyderabad, Telangana, August 19, 2017 : Jai Hind to all Print and Electronic media, we pleased to inform that the year 2018 will be the 75th anniversary of Azad Hind Sarkar established by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Singapore in 1943. Read Full Story

TRIFED celebrates World Honey Bee Day
New Delhi, Aug 18: To create awareness about Beekeeping and uses of its products including Honey, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) is celebrating World Honey Bee Day (WHBD) on 19.08.2017 in the Country and on 18.08.2017 at all its Regional Offices and 43 Retails Outlets spread in the country. Read Full Story

Petroleum Minister meets Odisha CM on 18th August 2017 in New Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 18: A meeting was held between the Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik and Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today in Odisha Bhawan in New Delhi. Read Full Story

Shri Arun Jaitley to deliver the Inaugural Address at the National Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Changing Paradigm at Mumbai
New Delhi, Aug 18: The Union Minister of Finance, Derfence and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, will be the Chief Guest at the National Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Changing Paradigm scheduled to be held at Mumbai tomorrow. Read Full Story

CEOs Conference at New Delhi on 18th and 19th August, 2017-regarding
New Delhi, Aug 18: A two day Chief Electoral Officers' Conference of all States and Union Territories commenced in New Delhi today. It was inaugurated by Shri. A.K. Joti, Chief Election Commissioner of India and Shri. O.P. Rawat, Election Commissioner of India. Read Full Story

Vice President condemns terror attack in Barcelona
New Delhi, Aug 18: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has condemned the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. In a message, he said that there can be no justification for such barbaric and reprehensible acts and terrorism is the biggest menace humanity is facing today. Read Full Story

President of India strongly condemns the terror attack in Barcelona
New Delhi, Aug 18: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has strongly condemned the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain. Read Full Story

Ludhiana city centre scam: Amarinder Singh, other accused given clean chit
Ludhiana (Punjab), Aug. 19 :; Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and all other 30 accused have been given a clean chit by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Saturday, in the multi-crore Ludhiana City Centre scandal. Read Full Story

Kanpur: Operation to rescue bull trapped in 10-feet dig underway
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : A rescue operation into saving a bull trapped in a 10-feet deep dig is underway in Kanpur. Read Full Story

Sunanda Pushkar case: Court raps Delhi police over delayed 'de-sealing' of hotel suite
New Delhi , Aug 19 : Delhi's Patiala House Court on Saturday pulled up the Delhi police for delaying the de-sealing of the hotel suite in which Sunanda Pushkar was found dead. Read Full Story

President Kovind visits Apiary in President's Estate on Honey Bee Day
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , August 19 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday visited the Apiary in the President's Estate today on the occasion of World Honey Bee Day. Read Full Story

BJP should change its name to BJP-United: Congress
New Delhi , August 19 : After the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) passed a resolution to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday, the Congress said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should change its name to the BJP-United. Read Full Story

Three killed in truck-car collision on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway
Palghar (Maharashtra) August 19 : At least three people were killed on Saturday after a container hit a car on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Maharashtra's Palghar. Read Full Story

Kutchina Foundation celebrates Annual Day
New Delhi , August 19 : Kutchina Foundation celebrated its annual day to commemorate the outstanding contributions and efforts by the existing Krritikas in bringing about a social impact and change in the society and to introduce the new Krritikas who have been identified to be offered fellowship for their respective projects under Kutchina Krritika - an initiative to identify woman change-makers and support them. The women identified under this initiative are called 'Krritikas' as it stands for a group of stars (female Nakshatras) also known as the "Stars of Fire" and is related to a commander, foster mother, luster, glow of power, physical and creative force. Read Full Story

Man booked for kicking, punching woman in Indore gym
New Delhi , August 19 : A case of molestation has been registered against a man for assaulting a woman at a gym in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. Read Full Story

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat to begin three-day visit to Ladakh on Sunday
New Delhi , August 19 : Amid the Doklam standoff and the recent Pangong skirmish, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will pay a three-day visit to Ladakh, beginning on Sunday, to review the security scenario in eastern Ladakh. Read Full Story

Lucknow: Body found at abandoned vacant plot
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , August 19 : The dead body of an unidentified person was found on Saturday at a vacant plot near the Ashiana Police Station of the Pakri village in Lucknow. Read Full Story

Unani medicine practitioner arrested for illegal possession of firearms
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Anti Extortion cell (AEC) of the Mumbai Crime Branch arrested a 39-year-old man, a practitioner of Unani medicine, for illegal possession of firearms, allegedly meant for sale in the city. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Police arrest 14-year-old boy for attacking old woman
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 19 : The Mumbai Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy for attacking a 61-year-old woman with scissors and knife when she caught him stealing money from her home. Read Full Story

J-K: Search operation launched in nine villages of Shopian
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , August 19 : A Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) were launched in nine villages of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Four killed, five injured as truck, jeep collide
Fatehpur (Rajasthan) , August 19 : At least four people were killed and five injured after a truck and a jeep collided on the Fatehpur-Sikar highway near the Pinjrapole Gaushala village on Saturday. Read Full Story

Sushil Modi has shown what Lalu stands for: BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug 19 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday hailed Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi for unravelling Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's link with sand mafia in the state. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: PM Modi to inaugurate NH projects worth Rs 15000 crores
New Delhi , Aug 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for National Highways projects worth nearly Rs 15000 crores in Rajasthan. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Man held for trying to enter Air Force Station
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , Aug 18 : Air Force officials on Friday nabbed a man for suspicious activities, as he tried to enter the Air Force Station in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer without proper clearance. Read Full Story

Civil Societies must help restore peace in Valley: Yashwant Singh
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , August 18 : Senior BJP leader and former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha met civil society group - Concerned Citizens Group (CCG) on Friday and stressed on the importance of the civil societies in restoring peace in the valley. Read Full Story

Aaditya Thackeray seeks PM Modi's intervention over delay in Mumbai University results
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 18 : A day after Aaditya Thackeray lambasted the Mumbai University for missing yet another deadline for declaration of exam results, the Shiv Sena youth wing leader on Friday assured that he has asked for an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over this issue and also demanded the resignation of the state's Education Minister. Read Full Story

LFW 2017: Urvashi Joneja gives 'concrete' fashion message, Sahil Aneja displays 'Restricted 2.0'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : There was a strong, social, cultural and environmental message from Urvashi Joneja's 'Concrete' collection at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017. Read Full Story

Pak HC provided money for Separatists through Watali: NIA sources
New Delhi , August 18 : Zahoor Ahmad Watali, who has been sent to custody for 10 days on Friday, used to get the money for Separatists through Dubai, Pakistan and even Pakistan High Commission in India and worked as a conduit for Separatists from over 10 years, sources state. Read Full Story

Surgeons successfully remove football-sized tumor from patient
New Delhi , August 18 : Onco-surgeons at a Delhi-based hospital recently performed a highly risky and laborious surgery on a 39-year-old Russian patient, Emil Abdullaev. Read Full Story

JNU students attack case: Sub Inspector suspended for 'negligence'
New Delhi , Aug 18 : The Sub Inspector of Surajkund police station has been suspended on Friday for showing negligence in the Jawaharlal Nehru students attack case. Read Full Story

The Blockchain Revolution and its Impact on Asset Management
Mumbai, Aug 18: The Finance Club of MISB Bocconi, organized 'Finance Conclave 2017' in Mumbai. The topic of discussion was 'The Blockchain Revolution and its impact on Asset Management'. Read Full Story

Parrikar returning as Defence Min will unleash chaos: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 18. : Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday lashed out Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar stating that the post of defense minister of the country should be taken seriously, adding that he was also a complete failure during his reign. Read Full Story

Delhi Aerocity hotel molestation: Accused security manager granted bail
New Delhi , Aug. 18 : The security manager of five star hotel, who was arrested today on charges of allegedly molesting a 33-year-old female staff member, has been granted bail. Read Full Story

NIA indicates more arrests in terror funding case
New Delhi , Aug 18 : After Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmed Wattali was sent to a 10-day National Investigation Agency (NIA) remand in connection with the terror funding case today, the Agency has indicated that there will be more arrests in this regard. Read Full Story

LFW 2017 Day 2 witnesses 'Restart Fashion'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 18 : What happens to all the old clothes that are discarded by the fashion-conscious people? Are they just waste or can they be used with inventive ideas? Read Full Story

Delhi HC directs Health Ministry to use Rs. 100 crore fund for rare diseases
New Delhi , August 18 : The Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH and FW), Lav Aggarwal, gave a presentation on the National Policy for Treatment of Rare Diseases to Justice Manmohan in the Delhi High Court and highlighted the important aspects. Read Full Story


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