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Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful US court

Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful US court

 Neomi Rao is the second Indian-American after Sri Srinivasan to be part of a court that is second only to the US Supreme Court.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:33 AM IST
Nirav Modi's arrest fails to impress opposition leaders, Mamata says 'electoral stunt'

Nirav Modi's arrest fails to impress opposition leaders, Mamata says 'electoral stunt'

Several opposition leaders have questioned the timing of Nirav Modi's arrest in London even as the government moves ahead on its assurance of cracking down on economic offenders.

Mar 21, 2019, 06:56 AM IST
Altercation may have led to CRPF jawan killing three colleagues in J&K

Altercation may have led to CRPF jawan killing three colleagues in J&K

Top CRPF and police officials are investigating the incident which took place in the Battal Ballian area in Udhampur.

Mar 21, 2019, 06:18 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi 'insults' former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri by choosing a used garland to pay her tribute

Priyanka Gandhi 'insults' former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri by choosing a used garland to pay her tribute

It is to be noted that Priyanka visited Varanasi on Wednesday during her three-day tour of Uttar Pradesh.

Mar 20, 2019, 23:59 PM IST
India welcomes arrest of Nirav Modi, to actively follow up with UK on his extradition

India welcomes arrest of Nirav Modi, to actively follow up with UK on his extradition

"Government of India continues to actively follow up this matter with the authorities concerned in the UK, with a view to have Nirav Modi extradited to India at the earliest," said the MEA.

Mar 20, 2019, 23:45 PM IST
3 CRPF personnel shot dead by colleague in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur

3 CRPF personnel shot dead by colleague in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur

The incident occurred at Battal Balia area of Udhampur district. 

Mar 20, 2019, 23:20 PM IST
Setback for Maran brothers in illegal telephone exchange case

Setback for Maran brothers in illegal telephone exchange case

In March 2017, the CBI court discharged all the accused but the Madras High Court set aside the order.

Mar 20, 2019, 22:56 PM IST
Death toll jumps to seven in Dharwad building collapse, rescue operations still on

Death toll jumps to seven in Dharwad building collapse, rescue operations still on

Police said rescuers are working tirelessly to extricate people who are still feared trapped beneath the debris of the collapsed building.

Mar 20, 2019, 22:25 PM IST
Naxals blow up vehicle using IED in Chhattisgarh injuring 9

Naxals blow up vehicle using IED in Chhattisgarh injuring 9

The Naxals blew up an SUV using Improvised explosive device (IED) in the district. The SUV was carrying villagers.

Mar 20, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
Social media platforms to act against paid advertisements violating EC's Model Code of Conduct: IAMAI

Social media platforms to act against paid advertisements violating EC's Model Code of Conduct: IAMAI

The IAMAI statement added that proactive steps taken by the association and its members have been appreciated by the EC.

Mar 20, 2019, 21:37 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi calls 2019 Lok Sabha election India's new freedom struggle

Priyanka Gandhi calls 2019 Lok Sabha election India's new freedom struggle

In a blistering attack on Modi on the last day of the trip, by boat on the Ganga, she asked him not to treat people 'as fools.

Mar 20, 2019, 21:24 PM IST
Encounter breaks out with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district

Encounter breaks out with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district

An intermittent firing was going on when reports last came in.

Mar 20, 2019, 21:09 PM IST
India again issues note verbale to Pakistan, says its security agencies harassing Indian diplomats

India again issues note verbale to Pakistan, says its security agencies harassing Indian diplomats

This is the second such incident of India issuing a note verbale within a span of 48 hours.

Mar 20, 2019, 20:57 PM IST
No seat-sharing arrangement with Congress for Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal: Left Front

No seat-sharing arrangement with Congress for Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal: Left Front

Out of 38 seats, CPI (M) will field its candidates from 29 seats, AIFB from three seats,  RSP from three seats and CPI from three seats.

Mar 20, 2019, 20:43 PM IST
NIT Kurukshetra warns students of disciplinary action if they gatecrash weddings

NIT Kurukshetra warns students of disciplinary action if they gatecrash weddings

Sources in the institute said that off late there have been complaints that students have been gatecrashing weddings to skip meals in the mess which is why this directive was issued.

Mar 20, 2019, 19:48 PM IST
BJP finalises names of candidates for 45 seats in UP, CEC to take final call: Sources

BJP finalises names of candidates for 45 seats in UP, CEC to take final call: Sources

The BJP has finalised the names of candidates from 45 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, sources told Zee Media.

Mar 20, 2019, 19:26 PM IST
Pawan Kalyan's elder brother Nagababu joins Jana Sena, to contest Lok Sabha poll

Pawan Kalyan's elder brother Nagababu joins Jana Sena, to contest Lok Sabha poll

It is to be noted that both Pawan Kalyan and Nagababu had supported Chiranjeevi when he launched Praja Rajyam Party in 2008.

Mar 20, 2019, 19:02 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi slams Rahul Gandhi, says Congress chief insulted people working as watchmen

PM Narendra Modi slams Rahul Gandhi, says Congress chief insulted people working as watchmen

PM Modi applauded the people across nation asserting that people are taking a pledge to become watchmen and 'chowkidar' has become synonymous with patriotism and honesty.

Mar 20, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
Central paramilitary forces stand with CRPF, decide not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama attack

Central paramilitary forces stand with CRPF, decide not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama attack

The Central Armed Police Forces have decided not to celebrate Holi this year.

Mar 20, 2019, 18:11 PM IST
NIA court acquits Assemanand, 3 others in 2007 Samjhauta blast case

NIA court acquits Assemanand, 3 others in 2007 Samjhauta blast case

All accused - Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan and Rajinder Chaudhary have been acquitted in the case. 

Mar 20, 2019, 17:55 PM IST