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Combine Ram Lila revelry with health checks: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Wednesday said Ram Lila, the traditional enactment of the Ramayana during Navratri festival, should be linked with health checkups.
Why are Sikh women exempted from wearing helmet: HC
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the city government why it has exempted Sikh women pillion riders from wearing a helmet following a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the exemption.
Don't urinate in public, Gandhi said way back in 1925
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Mahatma Gandhi, a strong votary of hygiene and cleanliness, came out against the obnoxious Indian male habit of urinating in the open nearly 90 years ago.
Sunny Wednesday in Delhi, Thursday to be partly cloudy
New Delhi, Oct 1 : It was a sunny Wednesday in the national capital with the maximum temperature recorded at 36.9 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average. The Met department has forecast a partly cloudy Thursday.
First offshore wind power project to come up in Gujarat
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Wednesday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture (JV) company for setting up a 100 MW offshore wind power project off the Gujarat coast.
Delhi Metro to regulate train movement at two stations
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Delhi Metro will briefly regulate train movement at two stations Thursday owing to security arrangements for the launch of the "Swachh Bharat" campaign by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Election Commission develops video games for voter awareness
New Delhi, Oct 1 : In a first of its kind effort, the Election Commission of India has developed a video game titled "Get! Set! Vote!" amongst a series of edutainment materials on voter awareness and education.
Nationwide movement soon for blood donation: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The government is putting in place a nationwide social movement to motivate more people to join the blood donation movement, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.
GSM rural subscribers up by 1.63 mn in August
New Delhi, Oct 1 : All India GSM rural subscribers went up by 1.63 million in August, the Cellular Operators' Association of India said here Wednesday.
Onset of festive season brings marginal sales growth in auto sector
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 1 : The onset of festive season did not bring any cheer for the automobile manufacturers as most reported mixed sales results for last month.
Bhushan Steel vice-chairman gets bail
New Delhi, Oct 1 : A court here Wednesday granted bail to Syndicate Bank chairman-cum-managing director S.K. Jain and five others in the Syndicate Bank bribery case.
Won't say I've replaced Riteish: Krushna
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Riteish Deshmukh was seen in the first two parts of "Kyaa Kool Hain Hum" franchise. For the third instalment, Krushna Abhishek has been finalised, but the actor doesn't like it when people say that he has "replaced" the original actor.
'Superhero' tribute to Gandhi
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Mahatma Gandhi has received a unique tribute from an online site. Touchtalent.com has come up with an exclusive range of paintings that depict Gandhi as a superhero, ahead of his birth anniversary Thursday.
Indian, Indonesian navies conclude joint patrol
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The 24th edition of Indian-Indonesian Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) has concluded, an official statement said Wednesday, adding the defence relations between the two countries is growing.
Amazon has high expectations from India business:Bezos
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Amazon has very high expectations from its Indian operations, Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos said here Wednesday.
Home ministry makes PIO card valid for lifetime
New Delhi, Oct 1 : In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement, the home ministry has issued a notification that the "Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card" shall be valid for a lifetime.
Ruslaan Mumtaz back on TV with 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui'
New Delhi, Oct 1 : After making his debut on the small screen with "Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara", actor Ruslaan Mumtaz will be seen in "Yeh hai Aashiqui", with a reel love story that bears resemblance to his real love story.
JNU teachers' association forms committee against plagiarism
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) Wednesday constituted a committee to look into the issues of plagiarism in the university and broader related issues.
President condoles deaths in army chopper crash
New Delhi, Oct 1 : President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the deaths of three army men who died in a chopper crash in Uttar Pradesh, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.
Deceased medic's parents get Rs. 27,25,000 compensation after 12 years
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Twelve years after a 19-year-old medical student was crushed under the wheels of a truck in Ahmedabad, the Supreme Court has awarded compensation of Rs.27,25,000 with an annual interest of 9 percent holding that deceased was a diligent and outstanding student and ascertaining his ...
Add royalty to trousseau with Bhumika Grover's new line
New Delhi, Oct 1 : A fusion of traditional and urban chic and eccentric designs define Bhumika Grover's new bridal collection that takes its inspiration from regal Indian silhouettes.
Global warming driving migration of species in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Rising temperatures are forcing a huge, untold number of species to move their homes northward or climb to higher altitudes, says an alarming study.
Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014
New Delhi, Oct 1 : International comedian and host Jimmy Kimmel has topped the Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014 list, released by computer security company McAfee.
Diesel in over-recovery; retail prices exceed global rates
New Delhi, Oct 1 : With the rates of the Indian basket of crude oil falling below $95 a barrel, the petroleum ministry Wednesday said losses on diesel sales had been wiped out with the government now looking at a profit of nearly two rupees a litre on the fuel sales.
Microsoft Devices launches new Lumia devices
New Delhi, Oct 1 : Microsoft Devices Wednesday launched three new Windows smartphones - Lumia 830, Lumia 730 and Lumia 930, a top company official said here.
Dominic Cooper says he dealt with ex-Amanda Seyfried 'very well'
New Delhi, Oct 1 : The 'Dracula Untold' actor Dominic Cooper has reacted to his former lover Amanda Seyfried's recent comment that she was "too uptight" in their relationship to make it work in the long term.
President Mukherjee greets nation on eve of Gandhi Jayanti
New Delhi, Oct.1 : On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which is being observed tomorrow, President Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greeting to the whole nation.
Sarita Devi refuses bronze over feeling 'cheated' of final spot by ...
New Delhi, Oct 01 : Indian woman boxer Sarita Devi has refused her bronze medal after judges ruled the semifinal bout in favour of the home boxers against her and Devendro Singh on Tuesday.
President Mukhrjee extends greetings on Durga Puja
New Delhi, Oct.1 : On the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja, President Pranab Mukherjee has today extended his warm greetings to all his fellow citizens in India and abroad.
President Mukherjee condoles Gorakhpur train collision deaths
New Delhi, Oct.1 : President Pranab Mukherjee has conveyed condolences over loss of lives due to collision of two passenger trains near Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh.