UP on alert on Babri masjid demolition anniversary(05:24) Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) An alert has been issued in the entire state on the anniversary of the demolition of the Babri masjid on December 6. Since the anniversary falls on Friday, the administration is taking more precaution and has asked the police officers to be on high alert at their respective postings.
Man arrested for killing wife, burying body in rubble(00:50) Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Police in North Goa district on Thursday arrested a 44-year-old man for allegedly murdering his ailing wife and burying her in the rubble of an under-construction canal in Narve village, in Bicholim sub district.
DU row: MHRD announces resolution on ad-hoc teachers' issues(23:54) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) In a major relief to the ad-hoc teachers of Delhi University (DU), R. Subrahmanyam, the Secretary of Higher Education in the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), on Thursday announced a resolution to the appointment of ad-hoc teachers by DU.
'Words Sounds Images' to release on December 13(23:20) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The first-of-its-kind book that presents the history of media and entertainment in India -- from the times of the Indus Valley Civilisation right up to the 21st century -- 'Words Sounds Image' (HarperCollins India) by author Amit Khanna will be released in the capital on December 13 at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library at 6 p.m.
Govt silent on repo status quo, welcomes accommodative stance(23:04) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Finance Ministry late on Thursday said that it welcomes the Reserve Bank's accommodative stance towards further rates in the future, while remaining silent on the central bank's decision to keep the repo rate unchanged.
Sports Literary Festival comes to Delhi(22:48) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Post its inaugural season held last year in Bhubaneswar, the Ekamra Sports Literature Festival will now move to New Delhi for its second season with an elaborate catalogue of Indian and international sports authors.
Gadchiroli attack: NIA files chargesheet against 12 Naxals(22:46) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Thursday that it has filed a chargesheet against 12 Communist Party of India (Maoist) members for carrying out a land mine attack on a Quick Response Team (QRT) in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli in which 15 security personnel and one civilian were killed in May this year.
DUSU, ABVP demand early resolution of DU teachers issues(22:40) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A delegation of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) met the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) and submitted a memorandum demanding withdrawal of the August 28 letter issued by the Delhi University.
Indian economy in 'state of doom and gloom': Mamata(22:40) Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) With the GDP projections revised downwards, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the NDA government at the Centre, saying the economy was in "a state of doom and gloom".
Aaditya shares candid photo of Uddhav's swearing-in(22:22) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray took to Instagram and shared a candid photo where his mother Rashmi is seen congratulating her husband Uddhav Thackeray after he took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on November 28.
Ayodhya security beefed up for 27th Babri Masjid razing day(22:18) By Arshad Afzaal Khan Ayodhya, Dec 5 (IANS) Security has been stepped up for the 27th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid on Friday, declared as the most sensitive day after the November 9 when the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the Ayodhya case.
Minister for rapists' public hanging, RSCPCR for HIV test(21:50) By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) The Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Right (RSCPCR) here on Thursday suggested HIV test for alleged rapists, while a Minister demanded their castration and public hanging after several rape cases rocked the state this week.
Scarlett Keeling's mum says death of grandkid "horrific"(21:48) New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The mother of a British schoolgirl Scarlett Keeling, who was found dead on a Goa beach in 2008, said she had suffered another personal tragedy as her newborn granddaughter had passed away, a media report said.
Amarinder gives patient hearing to man who breached his security(21:40) Mohali (Punjab), Dec 5 (IANS) In a major security breach of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday, an man reached close to him to air his grievance over the alleged forcible vacation of his shop. The former too obliged him by giving patient hearing to his woes.
Babri case: Only 348 witnesses out of 1,026 have recorded statements(21:38) By Arshad Afzaal Khan Ayodhya, Dec 5 (IANS) The Babri Masjid demolition case, lodged 27 years back, is going on at a snail's pace as among 1,026 witnesses listed in the case, only 348 witnesses have so far recorded their statements before the special CBI court in Lucknow.
Maha govt wants PMC Bank to merge with MSC Bank(21:08) Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Spelling a ray of hope for thousands of depositors, the Maharashtra government has suggested merging the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank, state minister Jayant Patil said here on Thursday.
Two arrested in Bihar for throwing acid on girl(21:06) Gopalganj, Dec 5 (IANS) Two youths have been arrested in Bihar's Gopalganj district for throwing acid on a 16-year-old girl after forcibly entering her house, police said on Thursday.