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Chhattisgarh: Venkaiah Naidu to review progress of new urban missions today
New Delhi , May 26 : Progress of new urban missions launched during the last three years in Chhattisgarh will be reviewed by Urban Development and Housing Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu in a high level meeting in Raipur today. Read Full Story

Haryana: Pakistani national living with Indian identity arrested
Bahadurgarh (Haryana) , May 26 : The Police on Thursday arrested a Pakistani national camouflaging himself as an Indian from Bahadurgarh area of Haryana's Jhajjar district. Read Full Story

Grace marks row: CBSE to not move SC against HC order
New Delhi , May. 26 : In a major relief to students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not move the Supreme Court to challenge the Delhi High Court instructions stating that evaluation for the class 10 and 12 board exams this year should be done as per the grace marks policy. Read Full Story

PM Modi in Assam to inaugurate key infra projects
Tinsukia (Assam) , May 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Dibrugarh on Friday to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam's Tinsukia district, the nation's longest bridge, besides other projects. Read Full Story

HP: Two-day session to pass GST begins today
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , May 26 : Deliberations on the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill will be taken up at the special session of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, slated to begin today. Read Full Story

Sikh men thrashed: Legal action was taken, assures Rajasthan SP
New Delhi , May 26 : The Rajasthan Police has assured that legal action was taken by the local cops at the time when Sikh men were allegedly beaten up by local residents of Chainpura in Ajmer district. Read Full Story

Aligarh police to use drones for surveillance of sensitive areas
Aligarh (UP) , May 26 : With the recent incidents of clashes and stone pelting taking a toll on the administration, the Aligarh police has decided to use drones for the surveillance of sensitive areas around the city. Read Full Story

UP: BJP leader thrashes cop, threatens to kill him
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) , May 26 : In an incident raising questions on the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) intent to keep intact the law and order in Uttar Pradesh, party city president along with his fellow men on Thursday in state's Moradabad's Thakur Dwara area, created a massive ruckus inside a police station. Read Full Story

Bokaro: Naxals torch signal set and communication system, vandalise train engine
Bokaro , May. 26 : Naxals torched a signal set and communication system and partially damaged engine of a goods train at Dumri Bihar railway station in Bokaro, Jharkhand. Read Full Story

Odisha: Women prisoners celebrate Bata Sabitri Festival in jail
Sambalpur (Odisha) , May 26 : In order to change the mentality of women prisoners here, the Odisha Government has started various reforms in jail. Read Full Story

JD (U) slams J-K Govt. for not fulfilling its promise of talking to Hurriyat
New Delhi , May 26 : The Janata Dal (United) on Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Government in Jammu and Kashmir for not fulfilling its promise to talk to all stakeholders, including the Hurriyat leaders. Read Full Story

Congress slams UP Govt. over Greater Noida rape
New Delhi , May 26 : Slamming the Uttar Pradesh Government for its failure to maintain law and order in the state, the Congress Party on Friday said the Yogi Adityanath-led Government is working towards dividing the society. Read Full Story

BJP's pan-India publicity fest begins from today
New Delhi , May 26 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be organising a pan-Indian festival-like publicity campaign to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) three year rule. Read Full Story

PM Modi to address rally in Guwahati
New Delhi , May 26 : Assam is set for the dual celebration of completing its first anniversary and three year anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government's rule at the Centre on Friday. Read Full Story

Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth to visit India starting today
New Delhi , May 26 : Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth will pay a two-day visit to India from Friday. Read Full Story

MHA seeks report from UP Govt. on Saharanpur clashes
New Delhi , May 25 : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh Government to submit report on the recent worrisome clashes in Saharanpur. Read Full Story

MP: Shivraj announces ex gratia for Neemuch accident victims
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh) , May 25 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Couhan on Thursday announced ex gratia of Rs. two lakhs each to the next of kin of those killed in the road accident here. Read Full Story

CBI court jails two for role in CWG scam
New Delhi May 25 : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday sentenced the chairman and a director of Raja Aederi Consultants Private Ltd to two-and-a-half-year jail terms for irregularities committed during the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Read Full Story

Mamata blames BJP, CPM for Kolkata violence
Kolkata (West Bengal) , May 25 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the violence taking place in Kolkata. Read Full Story

MP: 11 killed as tractor-trolley carrying pilgrims overturns in Neemuch
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), May 25 : At least 11 people were killed while 12 others sustained serious injury after a tractor-trolley carrying pilgrims overturned in Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh. Read Full Story

BJP protests against WB Govt., police resorts to baton charge
Kolkata (West Bengal), May 25 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Thursday took to the streets in Kolkata to protest over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. Read Full Story

Himachal CM's LIC agent's bail plea to be heard on May 29
New Delhi , May 25 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) agent Anand Chauhan's bail plea will be heard by a trial court on May 29 in Delhi in a disproportionate case. Read Full Story

WB: SSB seizes snake venom worth Rs. 70 crore
Siliguri (West Bengal) , May 25 : At least two persons were apprehended with two jars of snake venom in a joint operation conducted by 41 Battalion Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and the Customs Department in Siliguri at an area between Batasi and Panitanki here on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Coal block scam: Special CBI court grants bail to Jindal's advisor, four others
New Delhi , May 25 : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court has granted bail to five accused including industrialist Naveen Jindal's advisor Anand Goel in a case pertaining to the allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena backs Paresh Rawal, slams Arundhati Roy
Mumbai , May 25 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday backed Paresh Rawal, while coming down heavily on author Arundhati Roy, citing the actor-turned-politician gave a befitting reply to Roy who opposed the honour which was accorded to Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi. Read Full Story

IC3 Conference paves way for transformation in rapidly developing education sector
New Delhi , May 25 : International Career and College Counseling (IC3) Conference has announced the second edition of the Annual Conference, that will be held in New Delhi on August 30 and 31 2017 at JW Marriott, Aerocity. Read Full Story

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis escapes unhurt after his helicopter crash-lands
Latur (Maharashtra) , May 25, : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis? escaped unhurt on Thursday after the helicopter he was travelling by crash-landed in Latur. Read Full Story

Missing Sukhoi-30: Search operation resumes
Guwahati (Assam) , May 25 : Rescue operations for Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft and its two pilots who went missing soon after take-off from Tezpur airbase in Assam resumed on Thursday. Read Full Story

MindHour makes its way to Tamil Nadu with digitized learning and announces Rs. 1 cr scholarships to school students
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), , May 25 : MindHour, one of the fastest growing Edu-tech startup based out of Kolkata takes a step ahead and excited to launch its exclusive products in Tamil Nadu to touch the lives of school going children of class 6-10, ICSE and CBSE boards. Read Full Story

Post Delhi HC ruling, Centre assures justice to students
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), May 25 : Following the Delhi High Court instructions that the evaluation for the class 10 and 12 board exams this year should be done as per the grace marks policy that was relevant when the students submitted the examination forms, the Centre on Thursday assured fair and undiluted dispensation of justice to all students who appeared for 2017 exams. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man beaten to death over suspicion of mobile theft
Mumbai , May 25 : Yet another case of brutality was reported from Mumbai's Saki Naka area, where a 24-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death over suspicion of mobile theft. Read Full Story

Delhi Crime Branch busts racket related to April 30 SSC MTS paper leak
New Delhi , May 25 : In a major breakthrough, the Delhi Police Crime Branch has busted a racket in connection with the April 30 Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) 2017 recruitment examinations paper leak case. Read Full Story

May 25, 2013: Fourth anniversary of dastardly Darbha attack on Congress workers
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , May 25 : What happened today, on this very day, four years back, sent chill down the spine of the entire country. Read Full Story

BJP urges Mayawati not to `add oil in Saharanpur fire`
New Delhi/Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 25 : Aiming at revival of peace in the violence-stricken Saharanpur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday urged Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati not to add oil in the prevailing tense situation. Read Full Story

President condoles the loss of lives in Uttarakhand bus accident
New Delhi May 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee has written to Dr. Krishan Kant Paul, the Governor of Uttarakhand, conveying his condolences on the loss of lives due to a bus accident in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Don't pay heed to inflammatory speeches urges UP CM
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 24 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday appealed to the people of the state to not to pay heed to any inflammatory speeches spread by 'certain elements'. Read Full Story

People who follow rules, decorum face consequences: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) May 24 : Rebutting Karnataka minister R. Roshan Baig's objecting to the chanting of "Jai Maharashtra", Shiv Sena leader Neelam Ghore on Wednesday asserted that those who follow rules and decorum in life are the ones who face consequences. Read Full Story

Militants shot PDP worker at Srinagar's Barzulla district
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) May 24 : A Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (JKPDP or PDP) worker was allegedly shot by militants in Srinagar's Barzulla district on Wednesday night. Read Full Story

Young entrepreneur introduces 'modern kitchen' in Kashmir
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : Muzamil Ahmad is a Kashmiri entrepreneur who has introduced the modular kitchen concept in the Kashmir Valley. Read Full Story

Center approves Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project
New Delhi , May 24 : The NDA Government in the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project. Read Full Story

Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Assam
New Delhi May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for the establishment of new AIIMS at Kamrup (North Guwahati Revenue circle). Read Full Story

No breakthrough on missing Sukhoi-30 IAF aircraft
Tejpur (Assam) May 24 : There has been no development in locating the Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30 aircraft and its pilots which went missing earlier in the day during a routine sortie. Read Full Story

Saharanpur DM sacked after fresh clashes
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) May 24 : In the wake of clashes between two communities in Saharanpur, the District Magistrate Nagendra Parsad Singh was on Wednesday sacked over his inability to control the fresh bout of violence in the area. Read Full Story

Madras HC stays announcement of NEET exam results
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) , May 24 : In a major relief for lakhs of Tamil Nadu medial students, the Madras High Court's Madurai branch on Wednesday ordered an interim stay on the announcement of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam results. Read Full Story

BSP is trying to politicize Saharanpur clash: BJP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) May 24 : Condemning the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur which resulted in one of them being killed and around 12 others injured, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjiv Balyan on Wednesday criticised the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and asserted that they trying to politicise the matter. Read Full Story

CPI (M) condemns attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur
New Delhi May 24 : The political bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) on Wednesday condemned the attacks on Dalits in Saharanpur which has resulted in one of them being killed. Read Full Story

Bank robbery by militants foiled in Kashmir
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : A bank robbery by two suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district was successfully foiled on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Uzma's brother: Sushma Swaraj did what seemed impossible
New Delhi May 24 : The Indian government has done more than expected for Uzma, said Wasim Ahmad, brother of Uzma, who got permission from the Islamabad High Court to return to India. Read Full Story

Two dead, eight injured after mini bus overturns in Himachal Pradesh
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) , May 24 : Two passengers were killed and eight others were injured after a mini bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district. Read Full Story

Suhaib Pottanikkal, 17 others in contact with Indian Mujahideen: Ahmedabad Police
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) May 24 : Following the arrest of Suhaib Pottanikkal, an accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP) Crime Branch in Ahmedabad, K.J Bhatt, on Wednesday said all of the 18 absconding accused were in contact with the Indian Mujahideen (IM) and spreading its network. Read Full Story

Dantewada: Cop injured in encounter with Naxals
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) , May 24 : A major encounter is underway between Naxals and the police in Barsur area of Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. Read Full Story

UP court grants bail to sixth Babri mosque demolition accused
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 24 : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday granted bail to Satish Pradhan, one of the accused in the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition case. Read Full Story

NC women wing protest against Major Gogoi
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : The women wing of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) on Wednesday carried out protests against Indian Army's decision of commending Major Leetul Gogoi, who shot into headlines for tying up a civilian to a jeep in defence against stone pelters. Read Full Story

UP: Inspector suspended for thrashing SP worker
Budaun (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 : A police inspector, posted in Sadar Kotwali police station, has been suspended after a video went viral where he could be seen thrashing a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

Two dead, five injured in Delhi bus-rickshaw collision
New Delhi (India], May 24 : Two people were killed and few suffered injuries after a low-floor DTC bus lost control and rammed into a group of public transport vehicles here outside the Azadpur Metro station on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Jaipur: ATS busts fake Army recruitment racket, 4 held
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 24 : The Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday arrested four people for their alleged involvement with a fake Army recruitment racket. Read Full Story

Top Paramilitary officer alleges security officers 'staged fake encounter' in Assam
Guwahati (Assam) , May 24 : A veteran paramilitary officer serving with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the North East, Rajnish Rai today alleged that an encounter in Chirang district in Assam in which the security forces killed two alleged terrorists, was staged. Read Full Story

J-K: Terrorist's body recovered from Shamshabari range
Shamshabari range (Jammu and Kashmir) , May 24 : An Indian Army patrol along Shamshabari Range in Jammu and Kashmir, recovered an unidentified terrorist's body in decomposed condition yesterday afternoon. Read Full Story

IT Dept raids over 15 locations across UP, Delhi
New Delhi , May 24: The Income Tax department on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of top bureaucrats at over 15 locations on the suspicion of concealment of income. Read Full Story

CETPA releases list of updated training programmes for Summer 2017
Uttarakhand/Noida, Uttar Pradesh, , May 24 : CETPA Infotech, one of the most preferred technical and industrial training companies in the country, offering multi-location training solutions, expert training that is tailored to the requirements of students, corporate and colleges, and virtual training technologies, has announced its updated list of training programmes for this summer. Read Full Story


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