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SC collegium recommends transfer of Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana HC

SC collegium recommends transfer of Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana HC

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended transfer of Delhi High Court Judge Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Feb 19, 2020, 14:05 PM IST
Global warming causing 'irreversible' mass melting in Antarctica: scientist

Global warming causing 'irreversible' mass melting in Antarctica: scientist

The study showed the world could lose most of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, which rests on the seabed and is fringed by floating ice, in a warmer world.

Feb 19, 2020, 13:53 PM IST
A look at times when PM Narendra Modi opened doors of 'incredible India' to the world

A look at times when PM Narendra Modi opened doors of 'incredible India' to the world

From the Chinese president Xi Jinping to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Modi-led government has invited top leaders to almost every city across the length and breadth of the country.

Feb 19, 2020, 13:29 PM IST
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust likely to chose 2 members today, April 4 proposed date to start temple construction

Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust likely to chose 2 members today, April 4 proposed date to start temple construction

Sources asserted that the trust will comprise a total of 15 members - 9 permanent and 6 nominated members.

Feb 19, 2020, 12:18 PM IST
Breaking news: Anti-CAA protesters defy Madras HC order, march to lay siege of Tamil Nadu assembly

Breaking news: Anti-CAA protesters defy Madras HC order, march to lay siege of Tamil Nadu assembly

Thousand of people came out on Chennai's Wallajah Road on Wednesday (February 19) to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR).

Feb 19, 2020, 11:50 AM IST
Second Hong Kong coronavirus death as it awaits stranded cruise passengers

Second Hong Kong coronavirus death as it awaits stranded cruise passengers

The crisis over the virus comes after months of anti-government demonstrations in the former British colony over the perceived erosion of freedoms by Beijing, which China denies, and the virus has opened up a new front for protesters.

Feb 19, 2020, 11:40 AM IST
Jadavpur University elections held today after 3 years, results on Feb 20

Jadavpur University elections held today after 3 years, results on Feb 20

The Jadavpur University students' election will be closely fought between SFI and ABVP.

Feb 19, 2020, 11:02 AM IST
Virat Kohli oozes confidence ahead of first Test, says India ready for  challenge against New Zealand

Virat Kohli oozes confidence ahead of first Test, says India ready for challenge against New Zealand

Address a press conference after the pre-series photo session, India skipper Virat Kohli appeared confident and said that his team is capable of competing against any opposition in the world.

Feb 19, 2020, 10:47 AM IST
Shiv Sena slams Centre for ‘regressive’ views on women officers in Indian Army

Shiv Sena slams Centre for ‘regressive’ views on women officers in Indian Army

Shiv Sena, in its editorial mouthpiece Saamana, lauded the Supreme Court decision judgment granting permanent commission to women officers and asserted that it is wrong to discriminate between man and woman when it comes to valour and sacrifice.

Feb 19, 2020, 10:29 AM IST
Two small planes collide in Australia, killing four onboard

Two small planes collide in Australia, killing four onboard

Two small planes collided Wednesday, killing four people and scattering debris across grassland in southeastern Australia.

Feb 19, 2020, 10:13 AM IST
Facebook says 'deeply concerned' about Singapore's order to block page

Facebook says 'deeply concerned' about Singapore's order to block page

Facebook Inc said it was "deeply concerned" about a Singapore government order to block access to a blog page on its social media website under a controversial fake news law.

Feb 19, 2020, 10:13 AM IST
Sensex surges 350 points, Nifty above 12,000; NTPC, SBI gain

Sensex surges 350 points, Nifty above 12,000; NTPC, SBI gain

NTPC, Coal India, Bharti Infratel, IndusInd Bank, SBI, Aurobindo Pharma were among major gainers on the indices, while Bharti Airtel, Yes Bank and Lakshmi Vilas Bank were prominent losers.

Feb 19, 2020, 09:35 AM IST
5 critical, over 100 affected due to gas leak in Haryana's Kurukshetra

5 critical, over 100 affected due to gas leak in Haryana's Kurukshetra

The incident happened on Tuesday evening at 9.30 pm when ammonia gas from a cold store leaked and spread to nearby areas.

Feb 19, 2020, 09:04 AM IST
Saving big trade deal with India for later, I like PM Modi a lot, says US President Donald Trump

Saving big trade deal with India for later, I like PM Modi a lot, says US President Donald Trump

Ahead of his two-day visit to India, President Donald Trump on Tuesday (February 19) said he is "saving the big deal" with India for later.

Feb 19, 2020, 07:35 AM IST
CCS to meet today, may discuss defence deals to be inked during President Trump trip

CCS to meet today, may discuss defence deals to be inked during President Trump trip

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is scheduled to meet at 10.30 am today (February 19) and is likely to clear the defence deals that could be finalised during the bilateral meeting between the two nations, according to sources.

Feb 19, 2020, 07:31 AM IST
127 people in Hyderabad get UIDAI notice to prove 'Indian citizenship'

127 people in Hyderabad get UIDAI notice to prove 'Indian citizenship'

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has sent notices to at least 127 people in Hyderabad to verify their Aadhaar enrolment documents in person and prove their claims of 'Indian citizenship'.

Feb 19, 2020, 07:13 AM IST
NCP’s stand is clear over CAA, NPR; will convince Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray: Sharad Pawar

NCP’s stand is clear over CAA, NPR; will convince Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray: Sharad Pawar

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Tuesday (February 18) said that his party's stand is clear on CAA and NPR and he will try to convince Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray too.

Feb 19, 2020, 06:52 AM IST
Three terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral

Three terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral

Three terrorists were killed after a brief encounter between the terrorists and a joint team of security forces in Tral of Pulwama district in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Feb 19, 2020, 06:22 AM IST
Coronavirus: Death toll in China reaches 2000 as new cases in Hubei fall for second day

Coronavirus: Death toll in China reaches 2000 as new cases in Hubei fall for second day

The latest figures bring the total number of cases in China to over 74,000 with about 2,000 deaths.

Feb 19, 2020, 06:03 AM IST
E-ticket scam: RPF arrests 7 more persons, including Kolkata-based mastermind Jayanta Poddar

E-ticket scam: RPF arrests 7 more persons, including Kolkata-based mastermind Jayanta Poddar

RPF Director General Arun Kumar said, "Recently we arrested seven people, including Kolkata-based Jayanta Poddar, who was in touch with JUMB operatives."

Feb 19, 2020, 00:00 AM IST