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Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna take oath as Supreme Court judges

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna take oath as Supreme Court judges

CJI Ranjan Gogoi administers oath of office to justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna as Supreme Court judges. 

Jan 18, 2019, 10:54 AM IST
Avalanche in Ladakh; 4 bodies recovered, 6 still missing, rescue ops underway4

Avalanche in Ladakh; 4 bodies recovered, 6 still missing, rescue ops underway4

Army and police have launched a joint search operation to rescue the trapped people. It is learned that four vehicles are also trapped under snow.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:22 AM IST
RSS takes a dig at BJP government, says Ram Mandir will be built in 2025

RSS takes a dig at BJP government, says Ram Mandir will be built in 2025

The RSS believes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government at the Centre would not take any steps towards the construction of the Ram Mandir even after winning the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Jan 18, 2019, 09:38 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi reaches out to Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra rally, but with a rider

Asaduddin Owaisi reaches out to Rahul Gandhi in Maharashtra rally, but with a rider

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has said that he is willing to compromise with the Congress party if Rahul Gandhi gives respectable number of seats to Prakash Ambedkar.

Jan 18, 2019, 09:21 AM IST
After SC ruling relaxing norms, Maharashtra govt mulls new conditions for Mumbai dance bars

After SC ruling relaxing norms, Maharashtra govt mulls new conditions for Mumbai dance bars

Earlier, the government had claimed that dance bars are breeding grounds for anti-social elements in the state.

Jan 18, 2019, 08:59 AM IST
US, India discuss potential missile defence cooperation: Pentagon

US, India discuss potential missile defence cooperation: Pentagon

The MDR 2019 said the discussions are part of "natural outgrowth" of India’s status as a Major Defense Partner and "key element of our Indo-Pacific Strategy".

Jan 18, 2019, 08:13 AM IST
Thick fog engulfs Delhi, flight departures put on hold, trains delayed

Thick fog engulfs Delhi, flight departures put on hold, trains delayed

ANI reported that the foggy situation forced the airport authorities to put on hold all departures from Delhi Airport from 5:30 am to 7 am. 

Jan 18, 2019, 07:57 AM IST
Son of dismissed BSF jawan Tej Bahadur, who complained about bad food, found dead

Son of dismissed BSF jawan Tej Bahadur, who complained about bad food, found dead

Rohit's body was found at his residence in Rewari, Haryana.

Jan 18, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
E-ticketing website IRCTC to become inaccessible to these users, here's why

E-ticketing website IRCTC to become inaccessible to these users, here's why

Windows XP/Server 2003 users will be able to access the website only after upgrading their operating systems.

Jan 18, 2019, 06:45 AM IST
BJP, allies hit out at Congress for remarks against Amit Shah

BJP, allies hit out at Congress for remarks against Amit Shah

Amit Shah has been admitted to AIIMS due to swine flu.

Jan 18, 2019, 06:24 AM IST
PM Modi to throw open 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit on Friday

PM Modi to throw open 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit on Friday

Later in the day, the PM Modi will take part in a 'round table interaction' with the heads of global sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and institutional investors.

Jan 18, 2019, 00:07 AM IST
BJP general secretary Ram Madhav urges AGP to reconsider decision to snap ties

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav urges AGP to reconsider decision to snap ties

There are others like the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), who are opposing the bill to "disturb" peace and create unrest, he added.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
No war, but still soldiers are dying on border: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

No war, but still soldiers are dying on border: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

This was happening because "we are not doing our job properly", he said at a function to mark the silver jubilee of the Prahaar Samaaj Jagruti Sanstha here.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:33 PM IST
SC to hear on Friday plea for security of women who entered Sabarimala

SC to hear on Friday plea for security of women who entered Sabarimala

The plea sought round-the-clock security to both the women due to the threat to their life for entering into the hilltop shrine.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:30 PM IST
DGCA imposes restrictions on IndiGo, GoAir in operating P&W engines-powered A320 neo planes

DGCA imposes restrictions on IndiGo, GoAir in operating P&W engines-powered A320 neo planes

IndiGo and GoAir operate A320 neo planes powered by P&W engines.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:24 PM IST
Bill Gates congratulates government on Ayushman Bharat, PM Narendra Modi thanks him

Bill Gates congratulates government on Ayushman Bharat, PM Narendra Modi thanks him

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Gates, saying the scheme stems out of the government's commitment to provide top quality and affordable healthcare to the poor.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:02 PM IST
Kumbh Mela 2019: Muslim who gives light to Hindu Akhadas

Kumbh Mela 2019: Muslim who gives light to Hindu Akhadas

This time as well, he will put up at the festival in Prayagraj - which is 800 km from his hometown - for the next two months.

Jan 17, 2019, 22:26 PM IST
To counter China's military buildup, India orders moving of strategic ITBP command to Leh

To counter China's military buildup, India orders moving of strategic ITBP command to Leh

The frontier, according to documents accessed by PTI, has been ordered to move 'lock, stock, and barrel' by March-end and will have to be operationalised at the new location from April 1.

Jan 17, 2019, 21:32 PM IST
IAF's AN-32 transport aircraft lands in strategically important Sikkim's Pakyong airfield

IAF's AN-32 transport aircraft lands in strategically important Sikkim's Pakyong airfield

The military aircraft landed at the airport, located around 60 km from the India-China border, on Wednesday. 

Jan 17, 2019, 21:22 PM IST
DRDO's Dare to Dream scheme is for startups, individuals: Chairman Satheesh Reddy

DRDO's Dare to Dream scheme is for startups, individuals: Chairman Satheesh Reddy

The scheme comprises that if an individual or a start-up comes up with an innovative idea the DRDO will screen the ideas and the top three winners will be rewarded.

Jan 17, 2019, 21:14 PM IST