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Amit Shah sets 'Mission 350+' for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

As opposition leaders were holding a conclave on Thursday, BJP President Amit Shah held a meeting here with party officials and union ministers to chalk out strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls setting a target of 350-plus seats for the party in the next Lok Sabha elections.

Chhattisgarh: Mob, police clash in Bemetara; eight villagers arrested

Eight villagers have been arrested in connection with the clash between a mob and police personnel in Bemetara district in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, wherein 16 police personnel had got injured.

Uttar Pradesh's law and order has improved under Adityanath govt: BJP

The BJP-led government in Uttar Pradesh has restored law and order in just five months after assuming power and its focus has been on people-centric issues, a senior leader of the party from UP claimed on Wednesday. 

JNU student complains of molestation, attempted gang rape in Faridabad

A JNU student was molested and her six male friends assaulted for at least two hours after a group of over half-a-dozen hoodlums held them hostage at a lake in Asola sanctuary in Surajkund area of Faridabad, police said on Thursday.

PKL 2017: Dabang Delhi defeat Tamil Thalaivas for second win

PKL 2017: Dabang Delhi defeat Tamil Thalaivas for second win

The Iranian duo of Meraj Sheykh and Abolfazl combined to score 20 points to give Dabang Delhi their second win of the season.

Indian goalie Gurpreet Sandhu leaves top-tier Norwegian outfit to join Bengaluru FC

Indian goalie Gurpreet Sandhu leaves top-tier Norwegian outfit to join Bengaluru FC

The Blues completed the official paperwork in time for Gurpreet to be part of the 2017 AFC Cup campaign. He will be available for selection for the home leg of the crucial Inter-Zonal semifinal against North Korean side April 25 SC on August 23.

I-T to file criminal prosecution against Lalu Yadav's family in benami land deal case

I-T to file criminal prosecution against Lalu Yadav's family in benami land deal case

The Income Tax Department will soon file a prosecution complaint against some family members of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, including his daughter Misa Bharti, in connection with its probe into land deals worth Rs 1,000 crore, officials privy to the investigation said.

IGNOU to train Tripura teachers in elementary education

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) today signed an agreement with the Tripura government for training 11,884 elementary level teachers from the state.

Floods claim 53 more lives in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal

Floods claim 53 more lives in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal

At least 36 more flood- related deaths have been reported from Bihar and Assam, even as over 1.20 crore people have been marooned in the two states.

Body of Imams calls use of DJs, dance in weddings against Shariat Law, announces to boycott such marriages

Body of Imams calls use of DJs, dance in weddings against Shariat Law, announces to boycott such marriages

A group of imams, under the banner Tehreek Islah-e-Ummat, has said that marriages where DJs are used and song and dance performances held, would not be solemnised as these are against the 'Shariat'.

PNB, HDFC Bank cut interest rate on savings account by 0.5%

PNB, HDFC Bank cut interest rate on savings account by 0.5%

The new interest rates of both the banks will be effective from August 19.

GJM chief Bimal Gurung discharged in Madan Tamang murder case

A city court on Thursday discharged GJM supremo Bimal Gurung in the Madan Tamang murder case and directed that charges be framed against 47 other accused.

Gandhi Maidan in Patna to be transformed as 'city square'

Historic Gandhi Maidan in the heart of the town would be transformed into 'city square' as prevalent in prominent cities abroad and it would be made the "most happening place" by facilitating various activities.

BSNL unveils mobile wallet for subscribers

BSNL unveils mobile wallet for subscribers

State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on Thursday unveiled its mobile wallet in partnership with MobiKwik to enable one-tap bill payment for its over 100 million subscribers.

Stocks lose tempo, but stay positive for 3rd day

Stocks lose tempo, but stay positive for 3rd day

The NSE Nifty, after recapturing 9,900-mark, advanced to hit a high of 9,947.80, but ended at 9,904.15, up 6.85 points, or 0.07 percent.

MSI expects 15% market share in gaming laptop by 2018-end

MSI expects 15% market share in gaming laptop by 2018-end

Taiwan-based computer firm MSI expects 10-15 percent share in Indian gaming laptop market by the next year-end, a company official said on Thursday.

Crackdown on shell companies: Sebi to take stock next month

Crackdown on shell companies: Sebi to take stock next month

As a multi-agency probe continues to check the black money menace, regulator Sebi will update its board next month on actions being taken against suspected shell companies -- listed as well as unlisted ones -- abetting alleged routing of illicit funds through stock markets.

CREDAI seeks PM's intervention for proper rollout of RERA

CREDAI seeks PM's intervention for proper rollout of RERA

Real estate industry body CREDAI on Thursday sought the prime minister's intervention to ensure proper and expeditious implementation of the new real estate regulatory law to protect the interest of property buyers and developers.

Pakistan's top anti-corruption body summons Nawaz Sharif, sons

Pakistan's top anti-corruption body summons Nawaz Sharif, sons

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on the directive of the Supreme Court issued summons to Sharif and his sons — Hussain and Hasan — to interrogate them in its Lahore office in connection with their offshore properties revealed by the Panama Papers case.

 

Mars 2020 rover to use smart techniques to find signs of life

Mars 2020 rover to use smart techniques to find signs of life

The Mars Exploration Program with a planned launch in 2020 builds on the success of prior rovers, to make coordinated measurements that could detect signs of ancient life - or bio-signatures - in their original spatial context.