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The Mars Agency Wins Recognition As Cool Place to Work
DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2017 : The Mars Agency was recently named one of 100 Cool Places to Work in Michigan. Read Full Story

Journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead at their residence in Mohali
Mohali (Punjab) , September 23 : Senior journalist K. J. Singh and his 92-year-old mother, Gurcharan Kaur, were found dead on Saturday in their Mohali residence. Read Full Story

Rain likely to dampen President's Haridwar visit
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) , Sept 23 : Rain looks to play spoilsport over President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Uttarakhand as an event scheduled for President on Saturday evening is on the verge of being cancelled. Read Full Story

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates PM LPG Panchayat in Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Sept 23 : Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat as a backup to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Gandhinagar. Read Full Story

Phalahari Baba sent to 15-day judicial custody
Alwar (Rajasthan) , September 23 : Self styled godman Phalahari Baba, who was arrested by Rajasthan's Alwar Police on Saturday on charges of raping a 21-year-old woman at his ashram, has been sent to 15-day judicial custody by the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court. Read Full Story

Activist complaints of receiving threat call to withdraw case against Eknath Khadse, FIR lodged
Mumbai , Sep 23 : An FIR has been lodged by activist Anjali Damania on Saturday alleging that she received anonymous calls threatening her to withdraw cases against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Eknath Khadse. Read Full Story

Ryan murder case: Bus conductor, two others sent to one-day CBI remand
New Delhi , Sep 23 : Three accused, including a bus conductor, were sent to one-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody on Saturday in connection with murder of a seven-year-old student of Gurugram's Ryan International School. Read Full Story

Top 5 ways to experience the Canadian province, Ontario
New Delhi , Sep 23 : Canada's most populous province, Ontario is home to nearly 40 percent of all Canadians. It is diverse and vibrant from the multicultural metropolis of Toronto, Canada's biggest city, to the First Nations villages on the Hudson Bay shores to the north. Read Full Story

Sexual assault accused 'Phalahari Maharaj' arrested
Rajasthan ,Sep 23 : Kaushlendra Prapanacharya Phalahari Maharaj, who has been charged with sexually assaulting his female disciple, was arrested on Saturday. Read Full Story

Woman gang-raped in moving car in Noida Sector 39
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), September 23 : A woman was allegedly gang-raped in a moving vehicle in Noida on Saturday. Read Full Story

Nurse gang-raped, looted in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), September 23 : In yet another incident of crime against women, a nurse was allegedly gangraped and looted by two men in Ghaziabad on Friday. Read Full Story

Satya Paul unveils its festive collection 'Ramayana'
New Delhi , Sep 23 : India's premier design label Satya Paul has unveiled its limited edition festive series 'Ramayana by Satya Paul', inspired from 'Ramayana' the saga of love, friendship and bravery, an exemplar of the victory of light over dark. Read Full Story

Allahabad HC suspends Unnao ADG for assaulting constable
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 : The Allahabad High Court on Saturday suspended Unnao Additional District Judge (ADG) Jaya Pathak on charges of assaulting a constable. Read Full Story

Agra-Gwalior passenger train derails in UP, none injured
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 : A coach of Agra-Gwalior passenger train got derailed near Agra Cantt on Saturday. Read Full Story

Chhattisgarh govt announces bonus of Rs 2100 Crore for farmers
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Sept 22 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday announced a bonus of Rs 2100 Crore to farmers. Read Full Story

Bihar: Police brutally assaults doctor for not giving way to their vehicle
Aurangabad (Bihar) , September 22 : A doctor on Friday was assaulted by police for not giving way to a cop vehicle in Bihar's Aurangabad. Read Full Story

Delhi HC seeks report over death of newborn due to unavailability of ventilator
New Delhi , September 23 : Taking action over the death of a newborn girl child at a city government hospital in the national capital due to unavailability of ventilator support, the Delhi High Court has issued notice to concerned authorities and asked to seek reports from them within four weeks. Read Full Story

CBI registers case in Ryan murder
New Delhi , September 23 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old student in Ryan International School, Gurugram on the request of Haryana Government and further notification from the Government of India. Read Full Story

Unemployment forces couple to commit suicide in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept. 23 : In a tragic accident, an unemployed couple living in Mumbai's Malad area committed suicide on Friday evening. Read Full Story

Mumbai: CBI arrests Dy. Commissioner I-T in bribery case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested a Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax department in Mumbai in an alleged bribery case. Read Full Story

Ghaziabad: Student commits suicide following alleged sexual harassment; accused arrested
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , September 22 : A Bachelor student allegedly committed suicide on Friday in Ghaziabad's Kavi Nagar succumbing to an alleged sexual assault. Read Full Story

Piyush Goyal flags off Mahamana Express via video conferencing; interacts with passengers
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) , September 22 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Mahamana Express in Varanasi, through video conferencing. Read Full Story

Earthquake with slight intensity hits Jammu Kashmir
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , September 23 : Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday at around 5:45 am, confirmed India Meteorological Department (IMD). Read Full Story

Chidambaram family belong to Tihar Jail: Swamy
New Delhi , September 23 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday called the Chidambaram family a family of crooks and said that both Karti and his father P. Chidambaram belong to Tihar Jail. Read Full Story

President Kovind to begin his two-day Uttarakhand visit today
New Delhi , Sept. 23 : President Ramnath Kovind will today begin his two-day visit to Uttarakhand starting to pay obeisance at the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath besides worshipping the Ganga in Haridwar. Read Full Story

Haryana: Five-year-old boy dies after being run over by school bus
Rewari (Haryana) , September 22 : A five-year-old boy died on Friday after being run over by his school bus when the driver was reversing the vehicle, in Haryana's Rewari district. Read Full Story

Mathura: Self-styled god man rapes physically disabled disciple
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) , September 23 : A self proclaimed aba was arrested on charges of raping a physically disabled disciple at his ashram in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district. Read Full Story

Don't be `just` a traveller, be a `responsible` one!
By Sonika Mendiratta, New Delhi [India], Sep 23 : There would be hardly any person in this world who doesn't love travelling. Read Full Story

Delhi court to resume hearing in National Herald Case
New Delhi , September 23 : The Patiala House Court on Saturday will resume the hearing in the National Herald Case, involving Congress Party frontrunners Sonia Gandhi and son Rahul Gandhi, among others. Read Full Story

Adarsh Charitable Foundation inaugurates special education center in Mahudi
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Taking the concept of inclusive education to villages, Adarsh Charitable Foundation with the support from Blind People's Association inaugurated a center for special education at the SS Rathode School, Mahudi, Gandhinagar on September 19. Read Full Story

Sobraniye 2017: Eight years of facilitating knowledge exchange
New Delhi , Sept 23 : On September 18, 2017 an event, Sobraniye 2017 was organized by RUS Education in collaboration with Embassy of the Russian Federation in The Republic of India. Read Full Story

Rosenberger to showcase its next generation technology at IMC 2017
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Rosenberger, the leading German technology company will be participating in the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, which is being held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from September 27 to 29, 2017. Read Full Story

Huge number of Shiv Sena MLA's will join BJP if alliance breaks: Independent Maharashtra MLA
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 22 : Amid reports of Shiv Sena mulling to call off alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), independent MLA Ravi Rana said on Friday said that the break up will not affect the BJP at all. Read Full Story

Jammu Kashmir Dy. CM says Pak cannot be trusted
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , September 22 : Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Friday said that Pakistan cannot be trusted and India is ready for any eventuality. Read Full Story

Dharmendra Pradhan to launch PMUY LPG Panchayat in Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Sept. 23 : Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will on Saturday inaugurate LPG Panchayat, one of the ambitious programmes of the Centre, aimed at encouraging rural communities to turn to clean fuel. Read Full Story

Apart from religious education, modern education is also important: MP CM
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , September 22 : On the Foundation Day celebrations at the Madhya Pradesh Madrasa Board, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday stated that apart from religious education, the present times require modern education too. Read Full Story

INX media case: Chidambaram challenges CBI over allegations against son
New Delhi , September 22 : Former Finance Minister P.Chidambaram on Friday denied the reports of his son Karti Chidambaram holding bank accounts in foreign land and asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to come clear on the accusations. Read Full Story

Himachal introduces eco-friendly electric buses to keep Manali-Rohtang pass clean
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , September 22 : In a bid to keep the Manali-Rohtang pass (13,050 feet) route clean, Himachal Pradesh becomes the first state in commencing the use of Electric Buses. Read Full Story

Allahabad HC asks UP govt to reconsider arrangement of Model liquor shops
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Sept 22 : Allahabad High Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider the arrangement of Model liquor shops that allow people to sit and consume alcohol. Read Full Story

Railway Hotel Tender Case: CBI summons Lalu Yadav and Tejashvi Yadav
New Delhi , Sept 22 : Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on September 25 and his son Tejashvi Yadav on September 26, in connection with the railway hotel tender case. Read Full Story

Will go to SC if CBI doesn't start probe soon: Sushil Tekriwal
Haryana , Sept 22 : Sushil Tekriwal, the lawyer representing victim's family in the Ryan International School murder case, said on Friday that he will approach the Supreme Court on Monday if the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) doesn't start the probe within today or two. Read Full Story

Ryan murder: CBI to register case today
New Delhi , September 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday will register a case in connection with Gurugram student murder case. Read Full Story

INX Media case: Karti was abroad when FIPB clearance was given, his counsel informs SC
New Delhi , September 22 : Former union minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram's counsel on Friday informed the Supreme Court that his complainant who has been accused to have done irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance for INX media, was abroad when FIPB clearance was given. Read Full Story

Rajnath urges naxals to shun violence and surrender
Ranchi (Jharkhand) , Sept 22 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday urged Naxals in Jharkhand to shun violence and surrender. Read Full Story

Sushma to meet U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today
New York [U.S.A.], Sep 22 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later today. Read Full Story

Demands for Mohali Airport is being worked upon: Jayant Sinha
Chandigarh (Punjab) , Sept 22 : MoS Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, on Friday, said that the long pending demands for more flights in the Mohali Airport are being worked upon. Read Full Story

Swamy calls Kamal Haasan, Arvind Kejriwal 'zero'
New Delhi , September 22 : A day after veteran actor Kamal Haasan met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy called the duo zero, adding when two zeroes come together, nothing comes out of it. Read Full Story

Stressed assets core area of concern: FM Jaitley at IBA Annual Meeting
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 22 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday stated that although the banking sector has seen a substantial revamp, the problem of stressed assets still persists and remains the core area of concern. Read Full Story

Several people evacuated after Mumbai building catches fire
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 22 : Eight to ten people were evacuated as a residential building in Thane caught fire on Friday morning. Read Full Story

50pc meat shops in old Gurugram were already closed, those open were made to close: Shiv Sena
Gurugram (Haryana) , September 22 : The local unit of the Shiv Sena activists took to the streets of Gurugram yesterday closing down meat shops for the Navratri festival. Read Full Story

Bhojpuri actor arrested in alleged rape case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 22 : The Charkop Police has arrested Bhojpuri actor Manoj Pandey in an alleged rape case. Read Full Story

Gorakhpur: Class V student commits suicide, asks 'teacher to not punish anyone severely' in last wish
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , September 22 : Upset over being punished by teacher, a class five student in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison. Read Full Story

Bangladeshi man arrested in Ghaziabad with voter ID, Aadhar
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , September 22 : The police on Friday arrested a Bangladeshi citizen living illegally in Ghaziabad. Read Full Story

UP: Journalist, cameraperson killed after in car accident in Unnao
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) , September 22 : A local news channel journalist and a cameraman were killed on Thursday after a car hit their bike in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district. Read Full Story

PM Modi to flag off train link to Vadodara during two-day Varanasi visit, beginning today
Varanasi (Gujarat) , September 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today visit his constituency, Varanasi, and will flag off a direct train service to Vadodara. Read Full Story

Banihal attack: Two terrorists apprehended by security forces
Banihal (Jammu and Kashmir) , September 22 : The Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, in a joint operation, apprehended two terrorists, involved in the attack in Banihal on the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Pantaloons creates India's tallest Dandiya on auspicious festival of Navratri
New Delhi , Sept 22 : Marking the celebrations for the auspicious festival of Navratri, Pantaloons, India's leading family fashion destination from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd., installed the tallest Dandiya in Ahmedabad. Read Full Story

Three labourers die while cleaning sewer in Noida
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Sept. 22 : In a tragic incident, three labourers lost their lives during sewer cleaning in Uttar Pradesh's Noida. Read Full Story

Lt. Gov Baijal reviews actions on Women Safety by Delhi Police
New Delhi , Sept 21 : Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal chaired a Law and Order meeting on Thursday at Raj Niwas and reviewed the actions taken on the decisions reached on the safety of women and people from North-East region, Community Policing and the use of technology by the Delhi Police. Read Full Story

This long weekend embark on a Musical Expedition in Macao!
New Delhi, , Sep 21 : What better place to getaway on the long weekend than the mesmerizing landscape, unique historical and archaeological mix of Chinese and Portuguese cultures, extravagant and diversified experiences Macao has to offer. Read Full Story

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