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 2018-07-19 17:10 

The Hindu

Monitoring officers inspect kudimaramathu works...

Public Works Department has taken up desilting works on 43 irrigation canals...

 2018-07-19 17:09 

The Hindu

Amaravathi water reaches Karur...

Water released from the Amaravathi dam reached Karur on Thursday, bringing cheers to farmers and residents. The dam, which is the lifeline of Tirupur and Karur districts, was opened on Monday after it...

 2018-07-19 17:07 

The Hindu

Vaishnavism programme inaugurated...

To be offered by the Thanjavur Tamil University and the Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple...

 2018-07-19 17:06 

The Hindu

Sri Lanka awaits experts report for India JV...

New Delhi is keen on running the Mattala airport in the south despite its loss-making record...

 2018-07-19 17:06 

Press Trust of India

Par panel suggests single return for ministers, babus...

New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) A parliamentary committee has recommended filing of a single return in a year by a public servant to mention details of assets and liabilities, as against the multiple ones mandated under the Lokpal law. According to the revised dr...

 2018-07-19 17:05 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Hopeful of saving reservation for SCs/STs, says Javadekar...

New Delhi, July 19 The government has put on hold recruitment for teaching positions in universities and colleges pending a decision on the special leave petition it has filed against a court order curtailing reservation for SCs/STs and OBCs, HRD Minister...

 2018-07-19 17:04 

The Hindu

No effective steps have been taken to clean Ganga; involve the common man as well: NGT...

Expressing displeasure of the steps taken to clean river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday asked the Uttarakhand government to take "effective measures" and take into account the vi...

 2018-07-19 17:01 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Mumbai boy ties up with dabbawalas, launches courier service...

Mumbai, July 19 A 13-year-old boy from Mumbai has donned the role of a budding entrepreneur by unveiling an app-based courier service that provides real-time tracking and will be used by famous 'dabbawalas'. Called "Papers N Parcels", the ...

 2018-07-19 17:01 

The Hindu

Rajasthan Cabinet clears loan guarantee to farmers...

Ahead of Assembly elections, two-child norm for government employees relaxed...

 2018-07-19 16:59 

The Hindu

India to expand polar research to Arctic as well...

Three decades after its first mission to Antarctica, the government is refocusing priorities to the other pole — the Arctic — because of opportunities and challenges posed by climate change.This month...

 2018-07-19 16:59 

Press Trust of India

Unusually high number of cancer cases reported from MP...

village, claims NGO(Eds: correcting a disease's name in 7th para)Indore, Jul 19 (PTI) As many as 25 cases of cancerhave been reported from Harsola village in Indore district inthe last five years, an NGO has claimed, prompting thegovernment to announc...

 2018-07-19 16:58 

The Quint

Centre All Set to Hire Big Guns in Legal Battles Against AAP...

The Centre is bringing out its big guns, like lawyer Harish Salve, to handle future legal battles with AAP....

 2018-07-19 16:58 

The Quint

BJP Confident That the No-Confidence Motion Will Fall Through...

The no-confidence motion, the first in 15 years, will be debated in the Lok Sabha on 20 July....

 2018-07-19 16:54 

The Hindu

School correspondent granted bail...

MADURAI The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted bail to Guna Jothimani, 63, correspondent of an aided school in Tiruchi, who has been accused for assaulting a Class IX student of the school...

 2018-07-19 16:53 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Punjabi singer booked in Delhi in rape case...

Prateek Chauhan Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 19 Punjabi singer Amandeep Singh Lamba has been booked in an alleged rape case. The allegation was levelled by a Delhi woman who works for an event management company and the singer has been booked unde...

 2018-07-19 16:53 

The Financial Express

Mob-lynching cases: Government asks WhatsApp for solutions beyond labelling forwards...

The government today shot off another notice to WhatsApp asking it to come out with effective solutions to curb the menace of fake news beyond just labelling forwards....

 2018-07-19 16:53 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Rape accused pastor arrested from Delhi airport by Punjab police...

He said Singh was arrested from Delhi airport yesterday when he was about to board a flight for England....

 2018-07-19 16:52 

The Hindu

Mahindra plans to unveil electric autorickshaw in Q4...

The automaker also aims to introduce a driverless tractor...

 2018-07-19 16:52 

The Financial Express

Time Magazine at it again! This time morphs Donald Trump into Vladimir Putin on its cover...

The Time magazine has once again grabbed the limelight for its provocative photo illustration of President Donaldo Trump on its cover....

 2018-07-19 16:52 

The Quint

Cricket Administrators, Just Let The Game Be...

From time to time, we have the International Cricket Council tweaking rules, almost annually....

 2018-07-19 16:52 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

West Bengal: 10 SUCI (C) activists injured during protest against compulsory pass...

Police claimed that the organisers had not sought permission for the rally....

 2018-07-19 16:51 

The Hindu

Indian team reaches Moscow for International Army Games...

NEW DELHI: An Indian Army team has reached Moscow to participate in the International Army games scheduled from July 28 to August 11.India is participating in two competitions including the Tank Biath...

 2018-07-19 16:50 

The Hindu

8 Naxalites killed in Chhattisgarh encounter...

The victims include four women, says police official....

 2018-07-19 16:49 

The Hindu

'Nawaz Sharif being held in deplorable conditions'...

He met daughter on Thursday, says PML spokesman...

 2018-07-19 16:49 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

75-year-old tutor held for raping minor student in Bihar...

The accused was caught red-handed by the girl's mother who rushed into the room hearing screams of the girl, a student of class V....

 2018-07-19 16:49 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

RTI amendment bill not tabled in Rajya Sabha following Opposition protest...

Opposing the move, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said the changes proposed to the RTI will make it a useless Act....

 2018-07-19 16:48 

The Financial Express

Uber driver arrested for 'misbehaving' with woman passenger in Mumbai...

A 30-year-old cab driver working with ride-hailing firm Uber was arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a woman passenger, police said today....

 2018-07-19 16:48 

The Financial Express

Reservation roster: UGC asks varsities to put recruitment on hold...

The appointment of academic staff in higher education institutions (HEIs) has been put on hold by the UGC till the Supreme Court issues its verdict on the special leave petition filed by the HRD Ministry against a court order curtailing reservation for SC...

 2018-07-19 16:46 

The Hindu

Delay in linking Metro to bus stand, rail station...

Several people have taken to social media to express unhappiness over the delay...

 2018-07-19 16:45 

The Quint

Ten Questions For PM Modi Ahead of His Trust Vote Speech...

From lack of jobs to leaders backing lynch mobs, here are our 10 questions for Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

 2018-07-19 16:44 

The Financial Express

Digital retail lending may hit $1 trillion in 5 years, says report...

Digital retail lending in the country could reach USD 1 trillion over the next five years, with annual digital disbursements witnessing a five-fold increase, said a report....

 2018-07-19 16:43 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Army officer pays tribute to ex-militant commander on his death over Facebook...

In a rare case, Brigadier PS Gothra paid tributes to 70-year-old Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan who died on Tuesday while serving a sentence in Jammu's Kotbalwal jail....

 2018-07-19 16:43 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Bribe givers to be punished under new anti-corruption bill passed by Rajya Sabha...

For the bribe takers, the bill proposes to increase the punishment to a minimum of three years of imprisonment, which may extend to seven years, besides fine....

 2018-07-19 16:42 

The Quint

Delhi government mulls buses run on hydrogen cells...

Delhi government mulls buses run on hydrogen cells...

 2018-07-19 16:42 

The Quint

Two injured after coming in contact with high-tension wire...

Two injured after coming in contact with high-tension wire...

 2018-07-19 16:41 

The Hindu

Russia tests new nuclear weapons after summit with Trump...

The Defense Ministry made a string of announcements about progress on the weapons, unveiled in a speech by President Vladimir Putin in March....

 2018-07-19 16:39 

The Financial Express

Century's longest! Total lunar eclipse on July 27 midnight - All you need to know...

There will be a total lunar eclipse around the midnight of July 27, an expert said today....

 2018-07-19 16:39 

Business Standard

Digital retail lending may reach $1 trn in the next 5 years, says report...

Digital retail lending has seen explosive growth both globally and in the country, a report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) said...

 2018-07-19 16:37 

NDTV

Mind Your Language, Imran Khan Told Amid Row Over "Donkey" Remark...

Pakistan's Election Commission today warned Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan against using "inappropriate language" for his political rivals, days after he kicked up a political storm following his......

 2018-07-19 16:36 

The Hindu

An ode to female bonding...

Filmmaker Aditya Kripalani discusses his debut, self-proclaimed feminist film...

 2018-07-19 16:35 

The Hindu

Feasting Bhojpuri style...

A Bihari rediscovers her food through a cookbook and a restaurant pop-up...

 2018-07-19 16:34 

The Hindu

A food and drink story...

Nestled in Byculla's bylanes is a new city eatery inspired not by the Spanish artist but an Urdu word...

 2018-07-19 16:34 

NDTV

Indian Army May Scrap The Brigadier Rank, Top Army Officer Says...

Officer cadre restructuring in the Indian Army, including doing away with the Brigadier's rank, is under review, a top army officer said today....

 2018-07-19 16:34 

NDTV

Janhvi On Competition With Sara: 'It's Not Survival Of The Fittest'...

Janhvi said she had been continually bombarded with questions about her competition with Sara Ali Khan...

 2018-07-19 16:32 

The Financial Express

Government aims to promote Khadi as global fabric, says Suresh Prabhu...

The government aims to promote Khadi as a global fabric as it has the potential to boost economic growth, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said today....

 2018-07-19 16:32 

Business Standard

Rajya Sabha passes anti-corruption bill to punish bribe givers, onus on LS...

The bill has included commercial organisation into its ambit...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

The Hindu

Infosys Foundation signs MoU with BMRCL...

To build metro station at Electronics City...

 2018-07-19 16:31 

The Hindu

India wins one silver and two bronze medals...

NEW DELHI: Indian women had a mixed outing on the third day of the junior Asian wrestling championships here on Thursday, managing a silver and two bronze medals.While all five Indians in action reach...

 2018-07-19 16:30 

The Hindu

SC reserves order on priests' bail plea...

The Supreme Court on Thursday held an in-camera hearing of the anticipatory bail pleas filed by two priests accused in a rape case and reserved it for final orders.The State of Kerala, represented by...

 2018-07-19 16:29 

Press Trust of India

Cabinet to discuss problems of displaced people: CM...

Ranchi, Jul 19 (PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister RaghubarDas today told the state Assembly that the Cabinet woulddiscuss the setting up of a commission to address the problemsof the displaced people.Replying to the ruling MLAs concern over the displacedpeopl...

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