• Radha Mohan Singh assigned additional charge of Food Ministry
    New Delhi May 22 : Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on Monday was given the additional charge of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

  • Centre requisitions 15 more Army teams for currency verification
    New Delhi May 22 : The Centre on Monday requisitioned 15 more teams of the Army for currency verification and processing system machines.

  • Paresh Rawal rakes up Twitter storm over Arundhati Roy tweet
    New Delhi , May 22 : Bollywood actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Paresh Rawal raked up a Twitter storm when he took to the micro-blogging site to post a seemingly out-of-context tweet that conveyed the idea of 'tying' noted writer Arundhati Roy to an Army jeep, drawing reference from a similar incident when a Kashmiri resident was tied to a jeep last month.

  • CBI seeks permission to examine Shahabuddin in Rajdev Ranjan murder case
    New Delhi , May 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday moved an application for seeking the court's permission to examine jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammad Shahabuddin in connection with the murder of Siwan journalist Rajdev Ranjan.

  • Biennial Rajya Sabha elections deferred
    New Delhi , May 22 : Keeping in view of the upcoming Presidential elections and the June 3 hacking challenge to political parties, the Election Commission on Monday deferred biennial Rajya Sabha elections for 10 seats in Goa, West Bengal and Gujarat, which were scheduled to take place on June 9.

  • Cultural, sports association with Pak not advisable: Union Sports Minister
    New Delhi , May 22 : Commenting on the upcoming edition of the Pro Kabaddi League, where for the first time the auction will see as many as 10 Pakistani players facing the process, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday stated that extending any cultural or sports association with Islamabad was not "advisable."

  • As farming flourishes, Modi eyes doubling farmers' income by 2022
    New Delhi May 22 : There are many areas in the country where the debt-ridden farmers continue to commit suicides. Though the Opposition parties target Modi government over the issue, but the Centre maintains that the dilapidated condition of the farmers was 'handiwork' of previous governments and it was not possible to change the fortunes of the farmers overnight. However, after assuming the power in 2014, Modi government started implementing its policies for the agriculture sector.

  • CBI to investigate IAS officer Anurag Tiwari's death
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 22 : The murder case of IAS Officer Anurag Tiwari was on Monday transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • CBDT signs two more Unilateral APA's with Indian taxpayers
    New Delhi , May 22 : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Monday announced entering into two Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APA) with Indian taxpayers on May 4 and 11 respectively, out of which one agreement holds a rollback provision.

  • Bhandarkar case: Bombay HC extends Preeti's bail, next hearing on June 7
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 22 : The Bombay High Court on Monday extended the bail granted to model Preeti Jain till June 7 and admitted her appeal in which she has challenged a lower court's order.

  • Nepal Budget session adjourned till May 23
    Kathmandu [Nepal], May 22 : With less than three weeks left for commencement of the second phase local polls in the Nepal plains, the new session of parliament began on Monday starting with discussions over the budget.

  • Mitchell Santner attains career-best ODI ranking
    Dubai [UAE], May 22 : New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner has attained a career-best 11th spot in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI Bowlers after taking seven wickets in the ongoing Ireland tri-series which also features Bangladesh.

  • PSL spot-fixing row: Latif's lawyer chides PCB's tribunal for 'biased attitude'
    Karachi [Pakistan], May 22 : Suspended batsman Khalid Latif lawyer has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board's Anti-Corruption tribunal for donning a biased attitude in their ongoing probe into the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing scandal.

  • Microsoft India, TSSC sign MoU under Project Sangam; aims at skill development of Telecom Sector
    New Delhi , May 22 : Microsoft India on Monday announced signing of an today Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) to jointly explore how Project Sangam will help enhance skills of executives in the telecom sector and create a more viable skilling ecosystem.

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  • WB: Left protestors clash with police, demand food security
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , May 22 : The clashes between the Left-wing protestors with the West Bengal Police, during the 'Nabanno Abhijan' march, turned violent on Monday.

  • AasaanJobs unveils Interview scheduling feature on its platform
    New Delhi , May 22 : Online recruitment marketplace AasaanJobs on Monday announced the roll out of its 'Interview scheduling' feature for employers and candidates, which will allow employers to specify and pick different time slots for scheduling interviews with job aspirants.

  • 2001 earthquake devastated Kutch, people resurrected it: PM Modi
    Kandla (Gujarat) May 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday landed in Kutch even as he marked the onset of his two-day Gujarat visit to talk over various programmes.

  • TMP protesting against Rajinikanth 'just to get noticed': TN BJP
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 22 : Slamming the Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) leaders, who raised slogans against Rajinikanth, Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday asserted that this group had been doing such stunts and drama just to get noticed.

  • Schneider Electric hires Venkatraman Swaminathan as lead for IT Division, India zone
    New Delhi , May 22 : Schneider Electric the global specialist in energy management and automation on Monday announced appointment of Venkatraman Swaminathan as the Vice-President, IT Division - India Zone.

  • Indian doctors stranded in China haven't yet contacted CGI
    New Delhi , May 22 : The 25 Indian doctors attached with the Malad Medical Association (MMA), who were on a trip to China and were struck in Shenzhen over nonpayment of dues, have not contacted the Consulate General of India, sources said on Monday.

  • Trump lands in Tel Aviv for his tour's second stop
    Tel Aviv [Israel], May 22 : Donald Trump landed in Tel Aviv, Israel on Monday for the second leg of his first foreign trip as United States President.

  • Keeping wraps on CPEC investment in agri-sector detrimental to Pak
    Islamabad [Pakistan], May 22 : Domestic manufacturing in Pakistan is likely to be adversely affected by the USD 51 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, a Pakistan-origin freelance columnist has cautioned in an editorial for the Dawn.

  • Karachi Literature Festival celebrated for the 1st time in London
    London [UK], May 22 : London recently experienced Pakistan's, while celebrating Karachi Literature Festival, for the first time outside Pakistan.

  • Uttarakhand: Five killed after boulder falls on bus
    Almora (Uttarakhand) , May 22 : At least five people were killed and more than six people suffered injuries after a boulder fell on a bus at Kakrighat in Almora in Uttarakhand.

  • CM Raman Singh warns PWD against compromise in quality
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) May 22 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Monday presaged that his government will not compromise over quality in regard with construction of roads and government building in the state.

  • New device could detect inflammation in lungs
    New Delhi , May 22 : To improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases, researchers have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks.

  • Coal Scam: Bail for ex-coal secy Gupta, others after jail term sentence
    New Delhi , May 22 : Bail was granted to Coal Ministry ex-Secretary H.C. Gupta and two other officials K.S. Kropha and K.C. Smaria, soon after a Special Court on Monday sentenced them to two years in jail in the coal block allocation case involving Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd (KSSPL).

  • Zeta, Sodexo tie-up to create a unified platform for digital employee benefits
    New Delhi , May 22 : Fintech start-up Zeta, which offers digital employee benefits for tax optimisation, has tied up with Sodexo Benefits and Rewards India for administration of digital employee benefits in the country.

  • AIADMK symbol bribery: Special court rejects bail for 'middleman' Chandrashekhar
    New Delhi , May 22 : A special court has refused to grant bail to Sukesh Chandrashekhar, the alleged middlemen in the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) bribery case on Monday.

  • Terror funding in Assam: 15 accused convicted in two NIA cases
    Guwahati (Assam) , May 22 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Guwahati on Monday convicted 15 people, including former militants, elected representatives and government officials in two cases in connection with terror-funding in Assam.

  • AIMPLB endorses its affidavit on triple talaq filed in SC
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 22 : Hours after the All Indian Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that it would advise the Qazis to tell the brides and grooms to not resort to triple talaq in one sitting, AIMPLB member Zafaryab Jilani on Monday asserted that anyone who attempts it should be boycotted from the community.

  • CBI registers case against Chotta Rajan's aide
    New Delhi , May 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday registered a case against Chotta Rajan's aide Mukund Kanhailal Patel after he confessed to have worked for the gangster.

  • Modi government's economic report card portends promising future
    New Delhi May 22 : The economic report card of the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government portends promising future.

  • National-level shooter's husband charged of forceful conversion
    New Delhi , May 22 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a chargesheet against the husband and mother-in-law of national-level shooter Tara Sahdev for allegedly forcing her to convert to Islam.

  • NHRC issues notice to DGP Jharkhand over mob lynching
    New Delhi , May 22 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday took suo motu cognizance of a media report on mob lynching of seven persons on suspicion of being child kidnappers.

  • Delhi: Operation conducted to deport 'illegally' staying foreigners
    New Delhi , May 22 : The South District Police and the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) on Monday conducted a joint operation to deport illegally staying foreigners.

  • Don't want to beg: Lt. Col. Niranjan's friend on road rename issue
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , May 22 : After Minister of Bengaluru Development and Town Planning K.C. George assured that the Karnataka Government "another" road in Lt. Col Niranjan E.K.'s honour, if not the one for which the Karnataka Aam Aadmi Party and the residents of Vidyaranyapura has even started an online petition, the braveheart's friend Shashank Shiv Kumar on Monday said that they didn't "want to beg on this issue."

  • SRF limited announces Q4 and FY17 financial results
    New Delhi , May 22 : SRF Limited, a chemical based multi-business entity engaged in the manufacturing of industrial and specialty intermediates today announced its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2017 under Indian Accounting Standards (IndAS). The company's audited results were approved by the Board of Directors in a meeting held today in Gurgaon, Haryana.

  • Yechury tears into 'communal BJP' over Jharkhand lynching
    New Delhi , May 22 : The Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday condemned the killing of six people by a mob on the suspicion of being 'child-lifters' and said the incident indicated complete failure of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.

  • 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Tytler again refuses to undergo lie detector test
    New Delhi , May 22 : Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Monday refused to undergo lie detector test before a Delhi court in connection with the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots case.

  • Herbalife Nutrition survey reveals interesting insights on balanced nutrition
    New Delhi , May 22 : Global nutrition company Herbalife Nutrition undertook a survey on balanced nutrition in 12 markets across Asia Pacific and surveyed more than 6,000 consumers to understand eating habits, exercise and lifestyle habits among them.

  • Bella Hadid debuts a platinum necklace at opening ceremony of 'Cannes Film Festival'
    New Delhi , May 22 : Exquisitely crafted platinum jewellery is truly a red carpet favorite at Cannes this year.

  • AIPMLB files affidavit in SC, to issue advisory against triple talaq
    New Delhi , May 22 : The All Indian Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Monday and said it would advise the Qazis to tell the brides and grooms to not resort to "triple talaq in one sitting."

  • IIFA 2017 nominations are out!
    New Delhi , May 22 : The nominations in the popular category for the much awaited award event of the Hindi film industry- IIFA Awards- are out and looks like 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' is ruling the list!

  • AAP 'throws out' whoever raises voice: Kapil Mishra
    New Delhi May 22 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kapil Mishra on Monday, continuing his tirade against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, said that whoever "tries to raise a voice in the party is immediately thrown out," adding party leader Kumar Vishwas would not be "spared" as well.

  • Congress castigates Pakistan on Jadhav, Centre over national security
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) May 22 : The Congress on Monday said that Pakistan will have to face serious consequences if it didn't follow the International Court of Justice (ICJ) order on Kulbhushan Jadhav.

  • BJP's pan-India publicity fest 'MODI' starts from May 26
    New Delhi May 22 : 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 three year rule. The campaign name has been linked with the surname of the prime minister- 'Making of Developed India (MODI).

  • Sudirman Cup: Sindhu lone winner in India's 1-4 defeat to Denmark
    Gold Coast [Australia], May 22 : Rio Olympics silver-medallist P V Sindhu was the only good performer on the dismal day as India slumped to a 1-4 defeat against Denmark in their opening match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship at the Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium here on Monday.

  • Pak SC rules out extra time for Panama Papers JIT
    Islamabad [Pakistan], May 22 : Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday ruled out giving more time to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to conduct its probe on the Sharif family's business dealings abroad.

  • Truecaller rolls out Group Messaging and MMS features for users
    New Delhi , May 22 : Communications platform Truecaller on Monday unveiled its latest update of group messaging and MMS features on its app, which will enable users to share pictures, loop in the same text when communicating among friends along with the bolt speed flash messaging.

  • Pakistan: Five killed in Khyber Agency blast
    Khyber Agency [Pakistan], May 22 : At least five people were killed in an IED explosion targetting peace committee workers near Dars Jummat area in Akka Khel of Bara tehsil on Monday.

  • IAS officer Anurag Tiwari's death: Murder case registered
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 22 : A murder case was registered in connection with IAS officer Anurag Tiwari's mysterious death after his brother Mayank Tiwari filed an FIR against unknown persons at Lucknow's Hazratganj Police Station under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

  • Pearl Academy's students reimagine Mumbai through #MumbaiByDesign
    New Delhi , May 22 : Pearl Academy, India's leading private institution in design, fashion, creative businesses and media, concluded its ten-day long campaign - #MumbaiByDesign which celebrated the quintessential Mumbai through a series of initiatives across the city.

  • foodpanda raises USD 431.45 million from Naspers
    New Delhi , May 22 : Online marketplace for food delivery foodpanda on Monday announced receiving of investment worth USD 431.45 million from global internet and entertainment group Naspers into its parent company Delivery Hero.

  • 'Anti-poor, anti-Dalit' mentality ingrained in BJP's DNA: Congress
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) May 22 : Anti-poor and anti-Dalit mentality is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) DNA, alleged Congress on Monday in wake of the Dalit meal row surrounding B.S. Yeddyurappa.

  • Sohail or Amin to replace 'unfit' Akmal in Champions Trophy: Inzamam
    Karachi [Pakistan], May 22 : Inzamam-ul-Haq, chief selector of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), has revealed that left-handed batsmen Umar Amin and Haris Sohail are under consideration to replace middle-order batsman Umar Akmal in the national squad for the Champions Trophy, beginning June 1 in England and Wales.

  • Rajinikanth should stick to acting, he has no idea about Constitution: Swamy
    New Delhi , May 22 : Coming down heavily on Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's supposed entry into the political arena, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said the current situation of politics in Tamil Nadu does not demand 'uneducated' candidates.

  • Cannes 2017: Sonam Kapoor looks fiery in red on Day 6
    New Delhi , May 22 : After mesmerising everyone with her first red carpet appearance at 70th Cannes film Festival, Sonam Kapoor has started her second day on a brighter note at the French Riviera.

  • Despite besting Djokovic, Alexander Zverev backs Nadal for French Open glory
    Johannesburg [South Africa], May 22 : German tennis player Alexander Zverev, who lifted his first Masters crown at the Italian Open on Sunday, has refused to back himself to clinch French Open title and instead called on 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal to emerge victorious at the Roland Garros.