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BJD likely to skip 'united opposition rally' in Kolkata

BJD likely to skip 'united opposition rally' in Kolkata

The mega rally is being organised by TMC president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday to show opposition unity ahead of the crucial general election this year.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:32 PM IST
Quota meant to reduce backwardness of Marathas: Maharashtra government to Bombay High Court

Quota meant to reduce backwardness of Marathas: Maharashtra government to Bombay High Court

In the affidavit, the government also asserted that the ceiling of 50 per cent reservation imposed by the Supreme Court cannot be made applicable to all the states.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police register cases after grenade attacks on security forces

Jammu and Kashmir Police register cases after grenade attacks on security forces

Terrorists hurled a grenade at a paramilitary patrol party in the Srinagar's Lal Chowk and another grenade at a police camp in Shopian district.

Jan 18, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Election Commission may announce Lok Sabha poll schedule in March first week: Reports

Election Commission may announce Lok Sabha poll schedule in March first week: Reports

The Election Commission is in the process of deciding the number of phases and the months in which polling would be held, they said.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:36 PM IST
Citizenship Bill: Bandhs affect several districts in Assam

Citizenship Bill: Bandhs affect several districts in Assam

However, no incident of violence was reported from the bandh-hit areas, they added.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:34 PM IST
Ladakh avalanche: At least 5 bodies recovered, rescue ops continue

Ladakh avalanche: At least 5 bodies recovered, rescue ops continue

At least five bodies have been recovered, hours after at least 10 people got trapped in an avalanche in Khardung La area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, reported news agency ANI. Earlier, the Ladakh

Jan 18, 2019, 16:28 PM IST
India, Uzbekistan sign agreement on uranium import

India, Uzbekistan sign agreement on uranium import

The two sides also signed an agreement for a line of credit of $200 million from India for financing housing and social infrastructure projects in Uzbekistan.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:11 PM IST
We are at par with China, says ISRO Chairman K Sivan on space race

We are at par with China, says ISRO Chairman K Sivan on space race

The statement comes days after China landed Chang'e-4 lunar probe on the dark side of the moon and ahead of India's Chandrayaan 2 mission which will be launched this year. 

Jan 18, 2019, 15:53 PM IST
Consulting, finance dominate IIM Kozhikode final placements 2019; average CTC above Rs 20 LPA

Consulting, finance dominate IIM Kozhikode final placements 2019; average CTC above Rs 20 LPA

Top recruiters were Amazon, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, EY, Goldman Sachs, HUL, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Optum and PwC.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
Maharashtra: 7,000 applicants, mostly graduates, for 13 canteen waiter posts in Mantralaya

Maharashtra: 7,000 applicants, mostly graduates, for 13 canteen waiter posts in Mantralaya

The government official said a 100-mark written exam was recently conducted for the posts, for which educational qualification required was having passed Class IV.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:55 PM IST
No alliance with 'arrogant' Congress: AAP dismisses rumours, to contest Lok Sabha polls alone in 3 states

No alliance with 'arrogant' Congress: AAP dismisses rumours, to contest Lok Sabha polls alone in 3 states

Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gopal Rai on Friday dispelled all rumours floating around an alliance with Congress. 

Jan 18, 2019, 14:35 PM IST
51 women between 10-50 years have entered Sabarimala after SC ruling, says Kerala govt

51 women between 10-50 years have entered Sabarimala after SC ruling, says Kerala govt

Traditionally, girls and women in the menstruating age group of 10-50 years were barred from offering prayers at the shrine.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:26 PM IST
Ram Mandir politics is played in Delhi and Lucknow AC rooms: Prakash Raj

Ram Mandir politics is played in Delhi and Lucknow AC rooms: Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj suggested that journalists must visit Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh and see how people in the holy town are “living on streets”.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:15 PM IST
DMK moves Madras HC challenging 10% quota for economically backward classes

DMK moves Madras HC challenging 10% quota for economically backward classes

In its plea, the DMK claimed that the reservation "offends" the basic structure of the Constitution.

Jan 18, 2019, 14:03 PM IST
Rahul extends support to Mamata's mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday

Rahul extends support to Mamata's mega opposition rally in Kolkata on Saturday

Congress president Rahul Gandhi extended his support to Mamata Banerjee on Friday for her "show of unity" in Kolkata on January 19 and hoped that it would send a powerful message of a united India.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:51 PM IST
CBI to present six persons, including SAI Director SK Sharma, in court over alleged corruption charges

CBI to present six persons, including SAI Director SK Sharma, in court over alleged corruption charges

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday will produce the six persons, including Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director SK Sharma, in Patiala House Court on alleged graft charges.

Jan 18, 2019, 13:25 PM IST
SC directs Kerala govt to provide security to women who entered Sabarimala temple

SC directs Kerala govt to provide security to women who entered Sabarimala temple

The women – Kanaka Durga and Bindu Ammini – had sought round-the-clock police protection, citing threats they received after entering the temple.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:54 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh cops to get 400% hike in moustache allowance

Uttar Pradesh cops to get 400% hike in moustache allowance

The move is seen as an attempt by the UP PAC authorities to revive the trend of recognising those personnel who have robust moustaches.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:51 PM IST
ISRO to finalise India's manned space mission Gaganyaan's crew module design soon

ISRO to finalise India's manned space mission Gaganyaan's crew module design soon

The crew module and its recovery had already been flight tested by the ISRO few years ago and the crew escape system was tested by India's premier agency in 2018.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:05 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi meets foreign dignitaries ahead of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit

PM Narendra Modi meets foreign dignitaries ahead of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit

During the meeting, the two leaders agreed to take steps aimed at strengthening mutual cooperation in sectors such as renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, air connectivity and tourism.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:34 AM IST