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Rock thrown at Australian team bus in Guwahati: Finch
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 11 : A rock was apparently thrown at the Australian team bus as they returned to the team hotel from the Barsapara Cricket Stadium following their eight-wicket win in the second T20I of the three-match series in Guwahati. Read Full Story

Class 9th student gang-raped in UP's Budaun, one culprit arrested
Budaun (Uttar Pradesh) October 11 : In a gruesome incident, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youth in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Sushma Swaraj grants medical visa to ailing Pakistani girl
New Delhi , Oct 11 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has once again extended her helping hand and granted a visa to a one-year-old Pakistani girl to undergo open heart surgery in India. Read Full Story

Odisha: Transgender community stages protest demanding five percent reservation in elections
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Oct 11 : The transgender community, associated with a trust in Bhubaneswar, staged a protest outside the Election Commission office on Tuesday demanding five percent reserved seats in elections . Read Full Story

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Convict Sajjad Mughal arrested in Srinagar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 10 : The Mumbai police on Tuesday arrested Sajjad Mughal, the killer of Mumbai-based lawyer, Pallavi Purkayastha, from Srinagar-Leh highway. Read Full Story

J-K: Terrorists attack CRPF vehicle at Sanat Nagar Chowk
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct 10 : A group of terrorists on Tuesday attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle of the 29th Battalion at Sanat Nagar Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls to be held in December: Chief Election Commissioner
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Oct 10, : The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Achal Kumar Jyoti on Tuesday announced that assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in December this year. Read Full Story

Congress must apologies for Rahul Gandhi's remark on women in RSS: Anandiben
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct 10 : Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his remark on women's participation in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) shakha and asked the latter and his party to apologise for the same. Read Full Story

MANGO Opens its First Store in Delhi With Myntra
NEW DELHI: Following the announcement made earlier this year, MANGO has now opened its first brick-and-mortar store with the latest concept in Delhi, in conjunction with its business partner, Myntra. Read Full Story

Director of Earth Infrastructure Ltd. denied bail
New Delhi , Oct 10 : Tis Hazari Court on Tuesday denied bail application of Avdhesh Goel, Director of Earth Infrastructures Ltd. (EIL) for the fourth time because the Directors have failed to provide any solid solution to resolve the problems faced by the buyers of various projects under the company. Earlier on 6th June, Tis Hazari Session Court rejected the bail application of Avdesh Goel on the same grounds. Read Full Story

Honeypreet Insan, Sukhdeep Kaur sent to three-day police remand
New Delhi , October 10 : The Panchkula court on Tuesday sent jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'adopted' daughter Honeypreet Insan and her aide Sukhdeep Kaur to three-day police remand. Read Full Story

Extortion case: Police custody extends for Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar, his aides till Oct 14
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : The Thane Court on Tuesday has extended police custody for underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar and two other till October 14 in connection with an extortion case. Read Full Story

After Gujarat, Maharashtra also slashes VAT on petrol and diesel
(Maharashtra) , October 10 : After Gujarat, Maharashtra became the second state to slash Value-Added Tax (VAT) on prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 2 and Re 1 respectively, effective from midnight. Read Full Story

'Gender equality should begin with men carrying child in womb'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 10 : In a bizarre statement, Gulzar Azmi, the Secretary of Jamiat Ulama on Tuesday said that if everyone wants equality on the basis of gender, then why men and women don't carry pregnancy for four and half months each. Read Full Story

PM Modi congratulates Maharashtra CM Fadnavis, R Patil Danve on Gram Panchayat polls victory
New Delhi , Oct 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state unit president Raosaheb Patil Danve for the massive win of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gram Panchayat polls across the state. Read Full Story

Shamli tragedy: UP CM orders inquiry, directs DM to help ailing children
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh) , October 10 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday directed that an inquiry be launched by the Commissioner of Saharanpur into the toxic emission in Shamli district that led to more than 200 children of the Sarswati Shishu Mandir falling sick. Read Full Story

Will request CM Fadnavis to ban crackers in Maharashtra as well: Ramdas Kadam
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam on Tuesday said that he would request state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to ban crackers in the state in line with the Supreme Court's ruling for Delhi. Read Full Story

Mathura: Person found dead in a pool of blood inside his house
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) , October 10 : A person was found dead in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura Highway Police Station area. Read Full Story

Indian national, who crossed back after living in Pak for 27 yrs, apprehended by IB
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , October 10 : An Indian national, who illegally crossed back to India after living for 27 years in Pakistan, was apprehended by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) in Jaisalmer, on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Union Home Minister to inaugurate NIA Hqrs Office Complex tomorrow
New Delhi : The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the NIA Hqrs Office Complex here tomorrow. The Ministers of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Shri Kiren Rijiju will also be present at the inauguration ceremony. Read Full Story

Ahmedabad Edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav Concludes RSM's Journey to Vadodara, Rajkot, Somnath and Dwarka Begins Tomorrow
New Delhi : Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav( RSM) 2017, the celebrated festival organized by the Ministry of Culture in Gujarat from 07th October, 2017 closed its Ahmedabad component today with a dazzling grand finale of various art forms along with soulful performances of Teejan Bai and Ankit Chadha. Read Full Story

Gujarat slashes VAT on fuel prices by 4pc
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Gujarat has decided to slash the Value-Added Tax (VAT) on fuel prices in the state. Read Full Story

Rahul a 'balak who doesn't want to step out of his diaper': BJP
New Delhi , October 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has again likened Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi with a child, who refuses to grow old, this time over his tweet on the controversy surrounding the saffron party chief Amit Shah's son, Jay. Read Full Story

Man commits suicide by jumping off Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : A 40-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai last evening. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Woman delivers baby girl in local train, condition stable
Dadar (Maharashtra) , October 10 : A 26-year-old woman Salma Shaikh delivered a baby girl on platform 3 of Mumbai's Dadar Station last night. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena calls out BJP's contradictory opinion on demonetization
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 10 : The Shiv Sena has called out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its ministers' contradictory opinions on demonetisation, a day after Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the poor were hit hard by the decision. Read Full Story

Double murder in Noida, no FIR yet
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , October 10 : Two brothers were murdered after a brawl ensued in the Barola village of Sector 49, Noida. Read Full Story

SC to begin hearing on plea favouring euthanasia today
New Delhi , October 10 : The Supreme Court's Constitution bench will today begin the hearing on a plea favouring euthanasia. Read Full Story

INX media case: SC to continue hearing on plea against Karti Chidambaram today
New Delhi , October 10 : The Supreme Court will today continue the hearing on the INX media case, in which Karti Chidambaram is alleged to have committed irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance for the project with the alleged help of his father and former finance minister P. Chidambaram. Read Full Story

Woman accuses former CPM leader Ritabrata Banerjee of sexual assault
Balurghat (West Bengal) , October 10 : A Netherlands-based woman from West Bengal's Balurghat has accused former Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) leader MP Ritabrata Banerjee of sexual assault. Read Full Story

Farmers' death in Yavatmal a 'genocide' by MNCs, Maharashtra Govt.: VNSS chief
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , October 10 : The chief of the Vasantrao Naik Shetkari Swavalamban Sanstha (VNSS), Kishore Tiwari, has said that the death of farmers in Maharashtra's Yavatmal due to pesticide poisoning was a 'genocide' committed by multi-national companies (MNCs) and the state government. Read Full Story

Commuting by Delhi Metro to be costlier from tomorrow
New Delhi , Oct 9 : Commuters using Delhi Metro will have to spend more from their pockets from tomorrow as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has confirmed the price hike, as decided earlier. Read Full Story

No case of racial abuse: Delhi Police in Nigerian national assault
New Delhi , Oct. 9 : Taking cognizance of the video footage of the Nigerian national assault case, DCP South Delhi, Ishwar Singh on Monday said there is no racial angle in the case and the former was beaten up on the suspicion of theft. Read Full Story

Pesticides death in Yavatmal: NHRC issues notices to Maharashtra Govt., Centre
New Delhi , Oct. 9 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Centre and Maharashtra Government over deaths of farmers due to infection caused by spraying of pesticide in Yavatmal District of the state. Read Full Story

J-K: Three HM terrorists gunned down in Shopian
Shopian (J-K) , Oct 9 : Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter which took place in Gatapore village of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Read Full Story

Court ordered inquiry against 'The Wire' under Section 202 of CrPC: Jay Shah's lawyer
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct. 9 : An Ahmedabad court has ordered an inquiry under Section 202 (to inquire into the case to decide whether or not there is sufficient ground for proceeding) of the CrPC against news website 'The Wire' on the defamation suit filed by Jay Shah, son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, informed Jay's lawyer S.V. Raju on Monday. Read Full Story

Howrah-Kolkata ferry services halted due to heavy rains, strong crosswinds
Kolkata (West Bengal) , Oct 9 : Ferry services between Howrah and Kolkata were suspended temporarily due to heavy rains and strong crosswind across Kolkata's Hooghly River on Monday. Read Full Story

Nigerian national brutally thrashed by locals over charges of theft in Delhi
New Delhi , Oct. 9 : A Nigerian national was tied to a pole and brutally thrashed by the locals for alleged theft in Delhi's Malviya Nagar. Read Full Story

Give chance to new leaders in assembly polls: Anandiben Patel to Amit Shah
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct. 9 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel on Monday wrote a letter to party chief Amit Shah, requesting him to give a chance to new leaders for the upcoming assembly elections on her place in the state. Read Full Story

Punjab and Haryana HC admits Ram Rahim's plea challenging rape sentence
Panchkula (Haryana) , October 9 : The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday admitted the plea of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh challenging the 10-year-long imprisonment sentence handed to him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in his rape conviction. Read Full Story

HC asks Centre to probe accounts of parties to detect foreign funds
New Delhi , October 9 : The Delhi High Court on Monday gave six weeks of notice to the Centre to look into the accounts of the political parties for traces of foreign funds. Read Full Story

I-T dept. continues raid against JBM Group, recovers one crore cash, 40 kg gold
New Delhi , October 9 : The Income Tax Department on Monday recovered an additional amount of cash to the tune of Rs. 1 crore and around 40 kg of gold in raids against Gurgaon-based Jai Bharat Maruti (JBM) Group. Read Full Story

Gas leakage in BPCL, no casualties
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 9 : The Mumbai Control Room, on Monday, reported of a gas leakage, in the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) at Chembur. Read Full Story

'Vikaas pagal ho gaya hai': Rahul targets Gujarat govt. over development
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 9 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Gujarat over the development achieved in the state, likening it to a person and saying it had gone berserk. Read Full Story

Godhra train burning case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence to 11 convicts into life imprisonment
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 9 : The Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted the death sentence to 11 convicts, in connection with the 2002 Godhra train burning case, into life imprisonment. Read Full Story

Send your kids to school or end up behind bars sans food: UP Minister
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) , October 9 : Uttar Pradesh Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar threatened that the parents who fail to send their children to schools will be locked up in police stations for five days without food and water. Read Full Story

Chandigarh: 15 injured after gas balloon blast at an event
Chandigarh (Punjab) , October 9 : At least 15 people got injured in a gas balloon blast at a function in Chandigarh's Sector 34 last evening. Read Full Story

J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch sector
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) , October 9 : The Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch Sector on late Sunday night. Read Full Story

How Lucknow Police added years to married men's lives on Karva Chauth
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 9 : On the day of Karva Chauth, the Lucknow Police gifted helmets to the women whose husbands were caught driving without one. Read Full Story

INX media case: SC to hear plea against Karti Chidambaram today
New Delhi , October 9 : The Supreme Court on Monday will continue hearing the case against former union minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram, who is alleged to have done irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance for INX media. Read Full Story

Mi-17 crash victim's family slams local admin over lack of support
Chhapra [Bihar], Oct. 8 : The family of Master Warrant Officer Anil Kumar Singh, who lost his life in the Mi-17 helicopter crash in Tawang, has alleged that they did not receive any help from administration to perform the cremation. Read Full Story

Sushma Swaraj observes Karwa Chauth with fervour, gaiety
New Delhi , Oct 8 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday celebrated Karva Chauth here at her residence along with other married women. Read Full Story

Jaitley to leave on week-long official visit to US tomorrow
New Delhi , Oct 8 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be on an official visit to the United States from tomorrow. During the week-long visit, Jaitley is expected to participate in several meetings, including the annual meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Read Full Story

Illegal mining: Odisha Govt. files detailed affidavit before SC
New Delhi , Oct. 8 : The Odisha Government has filed a detailed affidavit in the Supreme Court in connection with the state mining case wherein it has cited the various developmental activities carried out by them through a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in mining affected areas in the state. Read Full Story

Yuvraj Singh Launches YouWeCan Foundation in Collaboration With Students of Shoolini University
SOLAN, India: On Tuesday Shoolini University announced scholarships for wards of cancer survivors Read Full Story

Agra: Bomb explosion in two-wheeler kills two youth
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) October 8 : Two youth were killed on Sunday after a bomb exploded in a two-wheeler in Agra's Nai Ki Mandi area. Read Full Story

Jharkhand Police ASI arrested in 2008 MLA murder case
Ranchi (Jharkhand) , Oct. 8 : The National Investigative Agency (NIA) has arrested Sheshnath Singh, an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Jharkhand Police, in connection with murder of MLA Ramesh Munda in 2008. Read Full Story

No licence for setting up meat shop in residential areas in Haryana
Chandigarh (Haryana) , Oct 7 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday ordered officials to not to issue any license to set up meat shops in the residential areas in the state. Read Full Story

Butcher Island fire under control, cooling process underway
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , October 08 : The Mumbai Fire Brigade has confirmed that the fire, which broke out at an oil tank farm of the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) on Friday, is under control now and cooling process is underway now. Read Full Story

Tawang chopper crash: Baba Ramdev pays tribute to IAF Squadron Leader S. Tiwari
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) October 8 : Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday reached Ghaziabad to pay homage to Indian Air Force (IAF) Squadron Leader Shishir Tiwari, who lost his life in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang chopper crash. Read Full Story

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