- B'wood hopes for better future of Maharashtra after voting(01:10)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actors Aamir Khan, Salman Khan were among many Bollywood celebrities who had cast their vote for Maharashtra assembly polls. All of them hoped the election process would ensure a better future for Maharashtra and the city of Mumbai.
- Death in prison increased by 5.49 % in 2017 against 2015(00:36)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The number of deaths in prisons has increased marginally from 1,584 in 2015 to 1,671 in 2017, having surged by 5.49 per cent during 2017, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) stated on Monday. The Bureau also found that there is a minuscule increase in deaths inside prisons in 2017 as compared to 2016.
- Crimes up 3% in 2017, kidnapping on rise: NCRB report (Lead)(00:00)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The latest annual crime data, "Crime in India-2017", released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), on Monday, revealed that there was an increase of 3.6 per cent in criminal cases in 2017 compared to 2016 when 50 lakh cases of cognisable offences were lodged across the country.
- Tripura's ex-Minister found in hospital after 6 days' hunt(23:10)
Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) Former PWD Minister and top Left leader Badal Choudhury, whom police was hunting frantically for the past six days in an alleged corruption case, was found in a private hospital late on Monday night "in mysterious circumstances", police said.
- Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot (Lead)(23:04)
By Ayaskant Das
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) About 35 years after it was closed down for civilians, Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, was on Monday declared open for tourists by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a major decision ahead of the creation of the Union Territory of Ladakh where the region is located.
- Kamal Nath seeks Rs 6,621 cr to aid victims of heavy rains(22:50)
New Delhi/Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Monday and gave a memorandum to him requesting to release Rs 6,621 crore as an assistance to compensate for the loss due to excessive rainfall in the state.
- No let-up in HAL strike as stand-off continues(22:44)
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by the workers of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision continued on the 8th day, with the trade unions and management hardening their positions, an official said on Monday.
- Raj CM to take action for delay in Kalisindh Power Project(22:36)
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Monday approved the proposal for increasing the cost of Kalisindh Thermal Power Project (Unit 1 and 2) in Jhalawar district from Rs 9,479.51 crore to Rs 9,680.03 crore and issued directions to take action against officers and firms which delayed the project leading to its cost escalation.
- Traders oppose laser show for pollution free Delhi in CP(22:10)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Just days after the Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a laser show from October 26 to 29 at Connaught place's Central park, the traders here have started to register their protest against the event.
- Ours is the only non-corrupt government: Kejriwal(22:10)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the BJP for being a 'corrupt political party' and said his government turned out to be the only non-corrupt government in the history of politics.
- Haryana record 65% polling (Night Lead)(22:10)
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-five per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members to the state Assembly amidst minor skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), officials said.
- Trainer plane catches fire in Amethi, pilot safe(22:06)
Amethi, Oct 21 (IANS) A trainer aircraft on Monday skidded off the runway while landing at the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) in Fursatganj of Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. The pilot jumped off the aircraft to save himself, sources said.
- Haryana registers 64% turnout, Maharashtra 58%: EC(21:58)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Sixty-four per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes, while Maharashtra, which started on low-to-moderate voting, registered 58 per cent by the evening to its 288 seats, the Election Commission said.
- Desi firms to supply defence equipment worth Rs 3,300 cr(21:56)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Union government approved procurement of equipment worth Rs 3,300 crore from private Indian defence firms in a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) that was held in New Delhi on Monday.
- Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards (Lead)(21:54)
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
- Infosys shares may slip on Tuesday, say analysts(21:44)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Infosys shares might open with heavy losses on Tuesday, after a letter by anonymous employees surfaced, accusing its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salil Parekh and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nilanjan Roy of unethical practices for several quarters.