New Delhi, Aug 29 : US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in India on Monday to hold the second Strategic and Commercial Dialogue (S&CD) between the two countries on Tuesday in New Delhi.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Gurgaon is once again reeling under massive traffic congestion after heavy rains lashed parts of Delhi and NCR.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Union Finance Minster Arun Jaitley on Monday said that many Indian States are growing at the rate of 10-11 per cent and the trade dialogue between the States and the US investors and companies can help in giving boost to the bilateral trade between India and US.
Chandigarh, Aug 29 : The Haryana assembly on Monday ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Hours after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged people to oppose the general strike called by the central trade unions on September 2, the West Bengal government on Monday came out with a memorandum asking all employees to report for duty on Friday, and threatened to slap showcause notices on those who remain absent a day prior to the strike, the strike day itself, and the next working day.
Ghaziabad, Aug 29 : Delhi Public School (Vasundhara) in Ghaziabad has expelled a class 7 student after her father filed a petition in Allahabad High Court against an "arbitrary" fee hike by the school, alleged the father on Monday.
Bhopal, Aug 29 : Gaurav Tiwari, Superintendent of Police of Katni district, in Madhya Pradesh, is garnering praise for reaching out to the people by using a cycle to commute and meet people and also making his office and personal mobile number known to the public.
Lucknow, Aug 29 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday unveiled oil paintings of all Chief Ministers of the state and those of all the state assembly speakers till date.
Chandigarh, Aug 29 : The Haryana assembly on Monday passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : With a view to benefitting residents of the city, Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra on Monday announced a slew of measures, including introduction of 'Jal Adhikar Connections' for slum dwellers and 100 per cent waiver of late payment surcharge for all commercial consumers totalling Rs 1,100 crore.
Guwahati, Aug 29 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in North Block at Central Secretariat in New Delhi and apprised him of the devastating floods that lashed the State and sought Centre's assistance by the way of releasing funds quickly.
Jammu, Aug 29 : Maintaining that violence will not help resolve issues, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that peace and dialogue is the only way forward towards addressing the Kashmir imbroglio.
Guwahati, Aug 29 : : Assam government on Monday said it will appoint over 11,000 elementary teachers soon.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : A seven-member Expert Committee under the chairmanship of T V S N Prasad, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for exploring the other possible alternatives to Pellet Guns as Non-lethal Weapons submitted its report to the Union Home SecretaryRajiv Mehrishi here on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Rear Admiral R S Laswai, Commander, Tanzanian Navy is on an official visit to India from Aug 29 to Sept 1.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will launch Maha-Yatra in Uttar Pradesh on Sept 6, the party announced on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Monday said that it was a privilege to unveil the statue of M. Sreenivasan, who would be remembered for his service to his beloved people of Kerala through the spread of education.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : The Allahabad High Court on Monday granted three weeks parole to Nupur Talwar, who is currently serving jail term in connection with the killing of her teenaged daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, to visit her unwell mother, media report said.
Mumbai / Kolkata, Aug 29 : Ratan Tata, Vijay Kelkar and Nandan Nilekani have come together to establish a technology enabled financial inclusion vehicle, Avanti Finance, which will be focused on delivering affordable and timely credit to under-served and un-served segments in India.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : The opposition Congress and BJP in Odisha on Monday demanded the resignation of four BJD MLAs, who allegedly demanded money for facilitating setting up of industries in their constituencies.
Gurgaon, Aug 29 : Two mechanics were electrocuted while repairing air-conditioners in Orchid Centre commercial complex here, police said on Monday.
Srinagar, Aug 29 : After 51 long days, the Kashmir Valley on Monday saw curfew lifted from most places as police said the overall law and order situation generally remained calm.
Panaji, Aug 29 : The Congress party in Goa on Monday alleged a communal design on part of the BJP government at the Centre and in the state with regard to the 300 per cent hike in special train fare from Goa to the Velankannni shrine in Tamil Nadu, which hosts a popular Catholic feast of "Our Lady of Good Health" on September 8.
Patna, Aug 29 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday requested the central government to send a team to assess the damage and destruction caused by one of the worst floods in the state that have affected millions of people.
Panaji, Aug 29 : Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Monday said he would be part of a government delegation participating in the canonisation ceremony of Mother Teresa in Vatican City, and described the Albanian missionary as a "Saint of the poor".
Kolkata, Aug 29 : West Bengal will soon have its own logo, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Monday.
Shillong, Aug 29 : A court in Meghalaya on Monday recorded the statement of former Bangladesh Minister Salahuddin Ahmed, who was arrested here for trespassing into India on May 11, 2015.
Ranchi, Aug 29 : Police said one person was killed in firing on protesting villagers in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Monday, but according to sources two people may have been killed.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Urging people to oppose the strike called by the central trade unions on September 2, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said people should come out without any fear and promised to provide compensation if property is damaged by strike supporters.
Nainital (Uttarakhand), Aug 29 : Pramod Patni of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) beat off stiff competiton from Puran Singh Dhami to win the seventh edition of the Namah Nainital Mountain Monsoon Marathon here on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : The launch of "Bapu sada kehnda", a new music single on homosexuality, has marked the foray of No1Knows Productions -- a record label and production company based out of the US and Britain -- in India.
Lucknow, Aug 29 : Nupur Talwar, who is serving a jail term for the murder of her 13-year-old daughter Aarushi Talwar, was granted a three-week parole by the Allahabad High Court on Monday.
Ghaziabad, Aug 29 : Delhi Public School Ghaziabad has expelled a class 7 student after her father filed a petition in Allahabad High Court against an "arbitrary" fee hike by the school, alleged the father on Monday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Jairam Ramesh has urged the Odisha government to take urgent steps to save the population of tigers in the state.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of working in tandem with the power discoms to benefit them.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday said that the government's decision to send an all-party delegation to Kashmir has come 40 days too late, and added that matters would not have come to such a pass if the decision had been taken earlier.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 : The coal production and transportation at all mines of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) was affected due to a 48-hour economic blockade launched by a local group in Talcher on Monday.
Ranchi, Aug 29 : At least 30 school girls were hospitalised after suspected food poisoning in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Monday, police said.
Amritsar, Aug 29 : The Punjab Police and other security agencies are investigating the recovery of old bombs and a rocket launcher which were found by a labourer from garbage in a locality here, police officials said on Monday.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : The West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution proposing the name of the state be changed to 'Bangla' in Bengali or 'Bengal' in English.
Mumbai, Aug 29 : After a heated debate, both houses of the Maharashtra legislature on Monday unanimously ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, making it the ninth state in the country to do so.
Gurgaon, Aug 29 : After one and a half hours of heavy rain on Monday afternoon, Gurgaon came to a standstill again.
Oslo [Norway], Aug.29 : Mobile web browser Opera has said that it's Opera Sync servers, where users synchronised passwords and account information are stored, was breached on Friday.
Allahabad [India], Aug.29 : Nupur Talwar, convict in the Aarushi Talwar murder case, was on Monday granted a three-week parole by the Allahabad High Court to visit her unwell mother.
Mumbai [India], Aug.29 : A minor fire broke out on the runway of INS Dega when a fuel drop tank of a MIG-29K jettisoned accidentally while the MIG was taking off on a routine training sortie at about 10 a.m. today.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug. 29 : A direct bus service from Nepal's Dang city to New Delhi was launched by the Rapti Zonal Public Transport Bus Entrepreneurs Committee on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar has appealed to the industry leaders, State Governments, other departments and civil society in pooling efforts to make available medicines at affordable prices to the common man.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : The Indian Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government and its minister Azam Khan for the latter's remarks on the Bulandshahr rape case, according to media reports.
Srinagar, Aug 29 : The encounter, which broke out between security forces and terrorists in Kashmir's Baramullah district on Monday, has ended.
At least 13 persons- seven students, one professor, two security guards of the University, and three Security Force (SF) personnel - were killed and another 45 persons, including 36 students and staff members and nine SF personnel, were injured when terrorists carried out an attack targeting the well guarded American University of Afghanistan in capital Kabul. The attack, which commenced at 18:30 AST [Afghanistan Standard Time] on August 24, 2016, after the attackers exploded a car bomb at a University entry gate, stormed into the University complex and opened gunfire, lasted for almost 10 hours. The SFs eliminated two terrorists, bringing an end to the attack. There were about 750 students in the University compound at the time of the attack. According to reports, the attackers had made their way past the University's armed guards and watchtowers, lobbing grenades and checking out their maps.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Recognising it's efforts for developing football at the grassroot level, the 'Subroto Mukerjee Sports Education Society' (SMSES) has been bestowed with National Sports Award 'Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar', for 'Sports for Development' by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : Union Tourism and Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma clarified on Monday that he was speaking "out of concern" for foreigners, especially women, visiting India as tourists, when he spoke about the safety guidelines to be followed while in India.
Mumbai, Sept 29 : The Winter/Festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week saw a spectacular showcase of shimmering silhouettes on the runway, and Sabyasachi Mukherjee's 'Illuminate' Grand Finale at Mehboob Studios was a befitting tribute to the trend of the season.
Kolkata/Mumbai, Aug 29 : Tata Sons and Tata companies including Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tata Chemicals, Tata Communications, Tata Steel, and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) have entered into collaborations to fund research and development opportunities in partnership with the world's leading academic institutions, including Harvard University, Yale University, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and the Royal Society, UK.
Mumbai / Kolkata, Aug 29 : Cybersecurity is no longer restricted to standard ICT domains and encompasses multiple areas of an organisation, including but not limited to human resources, supply chain management, administration and infrastructure and therefore requires governance at the highest levels.
Srinagar, Aug 29 : Authorities on Monday lifted curfew across the Kashmir Valley, except in Puwlama and some areas of Srinagar, after 52 days since the ongoing unrest began on July 9, officials said.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : Two days after a blaze killed three lives in Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital, another major fire broke out in state-run Sambhunath Pandit Hospital in Kolkata on Monday, reports said.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : No toll was collected for the second day at the Delhi-Noida Direct Flyway, on Monday, after a group of BJP supporters continued to stage protests, according to media reports.
Kolkata, Aug 29 : The West Bengal Assembly on Monday gave its nod to rename the state to 'Bangla' as its Bengali name and 'Bengali' in English, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Aug 29 : An FIR has been filed against musician Vishal Dadlani in Ambala for his alleged disrespect to religious sentiments following his tweet on a Jain monk addressing the Haryana Assembly over the weekend, the media reported on Monday.