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BJP challenges TMC's celebrity quotient by inducting 12 Bengali actors

BJP challenges TMC's celebrity quotient by inducting 12 Bengali actors

In a major boost for the BJP in West Bengal, 12 well-known Bengali actors on Thursday joined the BJP in presence of party leaders Mukul Roy and Dilip Ghosh.

Jul 18, 2019, 20:46 PM IST
80% Kaziranga National Park submerged, Assam floods death toll rises to 37

80% Kaziranga National Park submerged, Assam floods death toll rises to 37

Assam State Disaster Management Authority said on Thursday that around 53,52,107 people have been affected due to flood in Assam so far.

Jul 18, 2019, 19:45 PM IST
Four die in stampede at Kanchipuram's Devarajaswami temple in Tamil Nadu

Four die in stampede at Kanchipuram's Devarajaswami temple in Tamil Nadu

The women had gone to have a glimpse of the Athi Varadar and they lost their consciousness while standing in the long queue. 

Jul 18, 2019, 19:22 PM IST
BJP leader abused for wearing hijab during Hanuman Chalisa recital in West Bengal

BJP leader abused for wearing hijab during Hanuman Chalisa recital in West Bengal

Ishrat Jahan filed the complaint at Golabari police in Howrah, accusing her brother-in-law and her landlord of abusing and threatening her for reciting Hanuman Chalisa.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Pakistan lying due to its own compulsions: MEA on ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan lying due to its own compulsions: MEA on ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav

Quoting the ICJ, the MEA spokesperson said that the judgment is final, binding and without appeal.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:39 PM IST
Pulwama attack shows India still a target for Pakistan: Defence Ministry

Pulwama attack shows India still a target for Pakistan: Defence Ministry

Defence Ministry said in its annual report on Thursday that terrorist groups continuously encouraged by Pakistan military are still infiltrating into India under cover of massive cross border firing

Jul 18, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
Government asks TikTok, Helo to answer queries on anti-national, illegal activities or face ban

Government asks TikTok, Helo to answer queries on anti-national, illegal activities or face ban

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Wednesday issued notice to TikTok and Helo app operators seeking response from them over concerns that people were using these apps

Jul 18, 2019, 15:33 PM IST
Charging Rs 2 GST on curd costs restaurant Rs 15,000 as fine in Tamil Nadu

Charging Rs 2 GST on curd costs restaurant Rs 15,000 as fine in Tamil Nadu

The customer, who won the case, had bought curd worth Rs 40 from the restaurant.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:23 PM IST
India to get Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missiles by April 2023

India to get Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missiles by April 2023

The S-400 Triumf missile system is the fourth generation of long-range Russian Surface-to-Air-Missiles (SAMs) and capable of tracking targets 600 kilometres aways and targeting them at a range of 400

Jul 18, 2019, 14:03 PM IST
Floods wreak havoc in Assam, death toll mounts to 30

Floods wreak havoc in Assam, death toll mounts to 30

Over 57 lakh people have been affected due to floods in Assam, of which nearly 1.5 lakh are currently in 427 rescue camps across the state.

Jul 18, 2019, 13:54 PM IST
Dawood's brother Iqbal Kaskar's son arrested by anti-extortion cell

Dawood's brother Iqbal Kaskar's son arrested by anti-extortion cell

The arrest comes days after the anti-extortion cell had deported and arrested Ahmed Raza Wadharia, a close aide of Dawood's gang member Fahim Machmach, from Dubai. 

Jul 18, 2019, 13:51 PM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home case: SC asks TISS to prepare rehabilitation plan for victims

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: SC asks TISS to prepare rehabilitation plan for victims

The TISS has been asked to prepare a detailed report for the rehabilitation of the women within four weeks and submit it before the Supreme Court.

Jul 18, 2019, 13:25 PM IST
Government will ensure Kulbhushan Jadhav's safety and early return to India: Jaishankar briefs Parliament on ICJ verdict

Government will ensure Kulbhushan Jadhav's safety and early return to India: Jaishankar briefs Parliament on ICJ verdict

Jaishankar briefed the Rajya Sabha over the issue, a day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) asked Pakistan to review its order of death sentence awarded to Jadhav and granted him consular

Jul 18, 2019, 13:10 PM IST
DTC staff faces action after video of woman dancing inside bus goes viral

DTC staff faces action after video of woman dancing inside bus goes viral

While the driver of the bus has been suspended, the conductor has been served a show-cause notice, according to a DTC order dated July 15.. The marshal has reportedly been sent back to the Civil

Jul 18, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
I-T dept attaches Rs 400 crore-worth 'benami' property of Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar

I-T dept attaches Rs 400 crore-worth 'benami' property of Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar

The seven-acre plot in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida was “beneficially owned” by Mayawati’s brother Anand Kumar and his wife Vichiter Lata.

Jul 18, 2019, 13:01 PM IST
Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal, sentenced to life for murder, dies in Chennai hospital

Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal, sentenced to life for murder, dies in Chennai hospital

The founder of Saravana Bhavan chain of South Indian restaurant P Rajagopal, who surrendered last week to serve a life term for a murder committed decades back, died here on Thursday morning in a

Jul 18, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis

16 rebel MLAs who triggered Karnataka political crisis

The political crisis in Karnataka led to trial of strength in the state Assembly on Thursday.

Jul 18, 2019, 12:05 PM IST
Pakistan trying to infiltrate terrorists through international border near Jammu

Pakistan trying to infiltrate terrorists through international border near Jammu

The government has asked the Border Security Force (BSF) to step up security and keep a strict vigil along the border area.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
IAF not facing shortage of pilots, says government

IAF not facing shortage of pilots, says government

The fighter aircraft in the IAF fleet include Sukhoi Su-30 MKI, Mirage-2000, MiG-29, MiG-27, MiG-21 Bison, Jaguar and Tejas Light Combat Aircraft. The helicopter fleet has MI-25/MI-35 attack chopper

Jul 18, 2019, 11:47 AM IST
ISRO sets July 22 as new date for the launch of Chandrayaan-2

ISRO sets July 22 as new date for the launch of Chandrayaan-2

The launch of Chandrayaan 2 on July 15 was put off after a technical snag was observed one hour before the scheduled liftoff.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:25 AM IST