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This time, go on vacay to these self-drive destinations
New Delhi , July 24 : Self-drive trip, as a travel trend, is slowly catching up in India. It is an immersive way to travel, exploring places with freedom and flexibility, which not only gives a sense of independence, but allows one to do things at their own pace. Read Full Story

SC to hear cow slaughter ban case today
New Delhi , July 24 : The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea challenging the Centre's notification prohibiting sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter on the grounds that it violates the right to free trade. Read Full Story

Delhi HC to hear DDCA defamation case today
New Delhi , July 24 : The hearing in the plea by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking recording of evidence in a time-bound, fair, dignified, and bonafide manner in the defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) case will continue on Monday. Read Full Story

Punjab CM offers cricketer Harmanpreet post in Punjab Police
Chandigarh (Punjab) , July 23 : Lauding Punjab's Moga's girl Harmanpreet Kaur for her brilliant performance in ICC Women World Cup tournament, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday offered the star cricketer a post in Punjab Police, if she still desired to join the force. Read Full Story

Punjab CM announces Rs. 5 lakh reward to cricketer Harmanpreet
Chandigarh (Punjab) , July 23 : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs. 5 lakh for cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, who had made state proud with her performance in ICC Women World Cup semi-finals. Read Full Story

Kashmir CPM leader Tarigami suffers heart attack
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Jul 23 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) leader and MLA from Kashmir Kulgam M.Y. Tarigami on Sunday was admitted at a hospital after he suffered a severe heart attack. Read Full Story

DMRC's protest called off, Delhi Metro services will resume from tomorrow
New Delhi , July 23 : The ongoing protest by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) non-executive employees was called off on Sunday after all the issues raised by the agitating employees were amicably settled following many rounds of meetings and deliberations with Managing Director Mangu Singh and other senior officials. Read Full Story

BJP MLA's cow remark meant to bolster communal activities: CPM
New Delhi , July 23 : After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Murlidhar Patidar reportedly said that Below Poverty Line (BPL) card holders must rear at least one cow each and if they fail to do so, they should be barred from BPL facilities, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that such things are meant to bolster the communal activities. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena questioning BJP speaks of growing resentment in NDA's rule: CPI
New Delhi , July 23 : The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that its own allies like the Shiv Sena have started questioning the Centre, clearly showing the downfall of the government. Read Full Story

RJD denies rift in the 'Grand Alliance'
New Delhi , July 23 : After Nitish Kumar met Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday amidst growing speculation of a rift between the two parties, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has denied all the allegations that there is an air of tension in the 'Grand Alliance'. Read Full Story

About time Shiv Sena ends ties with BJP: Congress
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 23 : Reiterating Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's remark that Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's 'achhe din' is only on paper, the Congress on Sunday advised the former to walk out of alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Iraq Foreign Minister to arrive in India on Monday
New Delhi , July 23 : Iraq Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari will embark on a five day visit to India beginning July 24, at the invitation of Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Read Full Story

'Achhe Din' only in advertisements: Uddhav Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 23 : The Shiv Sena has once again targeted ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led, asserting that the latter's good days are only limited to government advertisements whereas the truth is different. Read Full Story

Machhal Sector: Army foils infiltration, one terrorist neutralised
Srinagar , July. 23 : A terrorist has been gunned down as the Indian Army on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid at Machhal Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Read Full Story

Delhi: Mayawati to meet BSP leaders over future strategy
New Delhi , July 23 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Sunday is set to meet the MPs, MLAs and all senior leaders of the party in the national capital today, to chalk out the party's future plans. Read Full Story

BJD Donation row: BJP, Congress demand impartial enquiry
Bhubaneswar (Odisha), July 23: Following reports emerging of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) receiving huge cash donations from anonymous sources in a dubious manner, leader of the Opposition in the Odisha Assembly Narasingha Mishra on Sunday dubbed it as a clear case of 'corruption' and demanded an impartial enquiry into the matter. Read Full Story

UP: 21 admitted after consuming 'poisonous' tea in Mirzapur
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) , July 23 : At least 21 people fell ill after consuming poisonous tea from a tea stall in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district. Read Full Story

UP: Lightning kills nine, CM Yogi announces ex-gratia
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , July 23 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs. four lakhs each to the families of the nine deceased, killed due to lightning in different parts of the state. Read Full Story

UP: 24 Kawariyas, four ITBP, two police personnel injured in stone-pelting
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) , July 22 : As many as 24 Kawariyas, four Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel and two police personnel were injured after a community pelted stones on the group of devotees of Lord Shiva in the Khallam village of Aliganj Thana region here. Read Full Story

AIU intercepts person with Narcotics kit at Mumbai airport
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 22 : Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officers on Saturday intercepted a person over seizure of a Narcotics kit worth Rs. 2 crore at the Mumbai Airport. Read Full Story

Delhi court directs police to register FIR against Star India on charges of cheating
New Delhi , July 22 : Delhi's Patiala House Court on Saturday directed the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) of the Delhi Police to register an FIR against Star India Pvt. Ltd. (SIPL) and some of its top officials with others on a cheating complaint filed by Delhi-based Noida Software Technology Park Ltd (NSTPL). Read Full Story

CBI to investigate Simla rape case
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , July 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered and took over the investigation of a rape and murder case of a minor girl and another case relating to the custodial death of one of the accused arrested by the local police in connection with the investigation in Himachal Pradesh's Simla. Read Full Story

RSS questions Rahul about what Cong. has done to resolve Kashmir issue
New Delhi , July 22 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday hit out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for cornering the Centre over the Jammu and Kashmir unrest and appealed for cooperation to resolve the issue. Read Full Story

Delhi: Girl nabs phone snatcher, three arrested
New Delhi , July 22 : A 19-year-old girl, Lucky Malik, turned the tables on motorcycle-borne miscreants, who tried to snatch her mobile phone from Sector-5 Rohini in Delhi. Read Full Story

One killed, six injured in AC compressor blast in Uttarakhand
Rudrapur (Uttarakhand) , July 22 : At least one person was killed and six labourers suffered injuries in an Air Conditioner compressor blast at a plywood factory in Uttarakhand's Rudrapur district on Saturday. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: Indian Army rescues 35 stranded people
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 22 : The Indian Army's Golden Katar Division personnel on Saturday rescued 35 people from flood in Surendranagar district's Kuda village and distributed food and medicines to aid the flood victims. Read Full Story

Truck kills child, injures two in Delhi
New Delhi , July 22 : At least one child was killed and two persons suffered injuries after they were hit by a truck on Saturday in Delhi's Jahangirpuri area. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Activists take to streets in support of RJ Malishka
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , July 22 : After popular RJ Malishka was asked to pay a fine of Rs. 10,000 for defaming the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) by posting a 'defamatory' video, a faction of activists on Saturday took to the streets as a mark of support to the former. Read Full Story

Chhota Rajan's sharp shooter Khan Mubarak arrested
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Jul 22 : Khan Mubarak, sharp shooter of underworld don Chhota Rajan, was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force on Saturday in Lucknow. Read Full Story

Here's the must go destinations if you are a 'Game of Thrones' fan
New Delhi , July 22 : The world eagerly anticipated the premiere of Game of Thrones season 7 but fans aren't waiting for winter to come to enjoy Seven Kingdoms-inspired vacations, as Hotels.com reports a dramatic hike in searches to the stunning destinations featured in the series. Read Full Story

Planning easy travel, refer to these top five apps!
New Delhi , July 22 : With the season of festivals getting back to its fervor, it is time again to plan, save time and fly to your preferred destination, without particularly burning a giant hole in your pocket. Read Full Story

Two Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) , Jul 22 : Two Naxals were arrested on early Saturday morning from Peddapalli village in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district. Read Full Story

J-K: Six policemen injured in scuffle with army personnel, case registered
Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir) , July 22 :Six policemen were injured in a scuffle with army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district. Read Full Story

One dead, two injured after under construction flyover collapses in Bihar's Sasaram
Sasaram (Bihar) , July 22 : At least one labourer was killed and two others injured after an under construction flyover fell on railway track in Bihar's Sasaram on Saturday. Read Full Story

Man miraculously survives after getting throat slit by Chinese 'manja'
New Delhi , July 22 : A motorcyclist escaped death by inches on Friday after he almost lost his life by getting his neck slit by a 'chinese manja' Read Full Story

Here's how you can add lace, sheer fabrics to your wardrobe
New Delhi , July 22 : This year is all about '80s fashion - lace, sheer and ruffles. These fabric styles add zeal to the simplest of the outfits and make you look super chic. Read Full Story

Modi Govt. visibly 'helpless' in solving Kashmir crisis: NCP
New Delhi , July 22 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has strongly supported Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's attack on the Centre over inaction in the Kashmir issue. Read Full Story

Mamata Govt. knows there is no case against me: Roopa Ganguly
New Delhi , July 22 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Roopa Ganguly, who has been issued a notice in connection with a child trafficking case, has maintained her stand that she is innocent and that the West Bengal Government is hell-bent on denting her reputation. Read Full Story

National Herald case: Sonia, Rahul to file reply today
New Delhi , July 22 : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday will file their reply to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy's plea, seeking certain documents from the Associated Journal Limited (AJL) and the party in the National Herald case. Read Full Story

Keep daydreaming about ousting us: BJP to Mamata
Kolkata/Bengaluru , July 22 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday mocked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that her wish of ousting the saffron party from the nation is merely a dream which will never get fulfilled. Read Full Story

Soldier killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J-K
Nagrota (Jammu and Kashmir) , July 21 : Rifleman Jayadrath Singh was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening. Read Full Story

Jeweler shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi
Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh) , July 21 : A jeweler Sarvendra Pandey on Friday was robbed of cash worth Rs. 20 lakh and later shot by unidentified men in Hardoi district. Read Full Story

UP Government transfers three IPS officers
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , July 21 : The Uttar Pradesh Government on Friday transferred three Indian Police Service (IPS) officers. Read Full Story

Anil Kumar Raturi to take charge as DGP, Uttarakhand
New Delhi , July 21 : Anil Kumar Raturi is all set to take charge as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttarakhand. He will take charge on July 24. Read Full Story

Sushma Swaraj meets toddler from Pakistan after heart surgery
New Delhi , July 21 : External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Rohaan, the four-month-old toddler from Pakistan who underwent heart surgery at Jaypee Hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana beaten up in Greater Noida
Greater Noida [Uttar Pradesh], July 21 : India's first-class cricketer Parvinder Awana was on Friday beaten up by a group of five unknown people in Greater Noida. Read Full Story

25 kg drugs seized from PoK borne trucks in J-K
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) , Jul 21 : The police in Baramulla on Friday seized 25 kilograms of narcotic drugs from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) borne trucks near the Line of Control (LoC). Read Full Story

This monsoon, rediscover yourself amid misty hills!
New Delhi , July 21 : There are numerous ways to enjoy the rains but nothing can beat the thrill of going on a trek and rediscovering yourself amidst misty mountains. Read Full Story

Two staff members of Maharashtra Sadan sacked after BJP MP's complaint
New Delhi , July 21 : Two staff members of New Delhi's Maharashtra Sadan were sacked after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sunil Gaikwad complained against them for misbehaving. Read Full Story

Uttarakhad: Two killed, several injured in bus accident in Chamoli
New Delhi , July 21 : At least two persons were killed in a bus accident in Uttarakhand's Chamoli on Friday. Read Full Story

Indian Army transfer racket: Patiala House court grants bail to accused
New Delhi , July 21 : The Patiala House court on Friday granted bail to two accused involved in the Indian Army transfer racket case, Lieutenant Colonel Ranganathan Suvramani Moni and middleman Gaurav Kohli. Read Full Story

JD-U warns RJD not to test its patience anymore
Patna (Bihar) , July 21 : Once again training its guns on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's son and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the Janata Dal (United) on Friday warned the former not to test its patience. Read Full Story

VVIP chopper scam: Accused Shivani Saxena sent to five-day ED remand
New Delhi , July 21 : A Delhi Court has sent Shivani Saxena, an accused in the Agusta Westland chopper scam to five-days of Enforcement Directorate remand. Read Full Story

Bank of Maharashtra's former zonal head arrested
Pune (Mahrashtra) July 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested former Pune zone head, Bank of Maharashtra and a director of private company in an on-going investigation of a bank fraud case. Read Full Story

Jhum farmer gets vocational training in Tripura
Agartala (Tripura) , July 21 : Tribal communities in Tripura have for long practiced jhum or shifting cultivation, a traditional method where forests are slashed and burnt to create land for agriculture. Read Full Story

Pak again violates ceasefire in J-K's Nowgam sector
Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) , Jul 21 : Once again Pakistan on Friday violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam sector of Handwara in Kupwara district. Read Full Story

Shankersinh Vaghela quits Congress, says 'will not join BJP'
New Delhi , July 21 : Veteran Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela on Friday resigned from the grand old party while asserting that he would not join any other political party. Read Full Story

Will start 'BJP Bharat Chhodo' programme from August 9: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) , July 21 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday fired a new salvo at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) would launch the 'BJP Bharat Chhodo' movement on August 9. Read Full Story

IRF ban: Delhi HC recuses from hearing plea
New Delhi , July 21 : The Delhi High Court on Friday recused from hearing a plea by Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) to set aside judicial tribunal decision to ban the organisation under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Read Full Story

Celebrity hairstylists Amit Thakur, Amit Yashwant launch hair studio 'Manemaniac'
New Delhi , July 21 : Bollywood fans often follow fashion and styling trends as seen on celebrities be it on or off screen. Read Full Story


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