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India Is Fifth-Largest Economy In 2019, Overtakes France, UK: Report

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 2:07am
India has emerged as the world's fifth largest economy by overtaking the UK and France in 2019, a US-based think tank said in its report.

Unable To Find A Ride, Telangana Man Steals Bus

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 2:06am
A man in Hyderabad stole a Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus after he was unable to find transportation for himself.

Rahul Gandhi Can Never Think Of Disrespecting Manmohan Singh: Congress

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:49am
Rahul Gandhi or the Congress can never think of disrespecting former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the party said on Monday defending Mr Gandhi's act of tearing a copy of an ordinance in 2013.

"Had Ajmal Kasab Rushed Into Jamia Library...": BJP MP Sparks Row

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:47am
Wading into the controversy over videos of December 15 violence at Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi BJP leader Kapil Mishra on Monday said that 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab would be termed...

S Jaishankar Defends Citizenship Law In Brussels As He Promotes EU Ties

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:42am
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Monday defended the controversial new citizenship law and the government's move in Kashmir, as he came to Brussels to promote what he hopes will be closer strategic...

Election Body Chief Sunil Arora Names Deputy To J&K Delimitation Panel

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:41am
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has named his deputy, Sushil Chandra, as his nominee to the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir in keeping with a written request from the...

NADA Hands Javelin Thrower Amit Dahiya 4-Year Ban

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:40am
Amit Dahiya has been banned for four years for evading dope sample collection by sending a proxy during the National Javelin Throw Open Championships last year.

Coronavirus Fallout: Mumbai Dentist Fights To Get Mother's Body Back

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:13am
Mumbai-based 35-year-old dentist Puneet Mehra is hoping to perform his mother's last rites soon if the Indian authorities can find a solution to the problem.

Navjot Sidhu Attends Function After Remaining Incommunicado For Months

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 1:12am
After months of "self-imposed" political exile, Congress leader and former Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was seen at a public function in his hometown Amritsar that was attended by his political...

Kings XI Punjab Set To Acquire CPL Franchise St Lucia Zouks

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:41am
Kings XI Punjab is set to acquire the St Lucia franchise of the Caribbean Premier League, becoming the second IPL team to own a CPL outfit after Kolkata Knight Riders.

"Struggle Won't End Till Convicts Are Hanged": Nirbhaya's Parents

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:37am
The parents of a 23-year-old woman who was brutally assaulted and gangraped in 2012 on Monday expressed hope that the four convicts will finally be hanged on March 3, the latest execution date fixed...

Navy May Have To Wait For Third Aircraft Carrier: General Bipin Rawat

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:23am
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on indicated on Monday that the Indian Navy may not get approval for a third aircraft carrier anytime soon as the priority is to expand its submarine fleet.

Born On February 14, Kolkata Zoo Names Zebra "Valentina"

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:16am
The zebra foal was named Valentina as she was born on February 14, the Valentine's Day, zoo director Asish Samanta told reporters.

West Bengal Rationalising Posting To Ensure Proper Teacher-Student Ratio: Minister

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:15am
The West Bengal government is rationalising posting of teachers in schools keeping in mind the teacher-student ratio, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee informed the state Assembly on Monday.

Centre, Supreme Court Debate Timelines Over Delay In Judge Appointments

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:12am
The centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that on an average the government takes 127 days for clearing the recommendation sent to it during the process of appointing judges to the higher judiciary,...

AAP To Strengthen Base In UP, Launch Membership Drive: Sanjay Singh

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:09am
Buoyed by the thumping victory in the Delhi assembly polls, the AAP aims to take the "Arvind Kejriwal model of development" to Uttar Pradesh and strengthen its base in the state, senior party leader...

India Deployed P-8I Jets To Track Chinese Troops During Doklam Face-Off

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:03am
Indian Navy's Poseidon 8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft was deployed to carry out surveillance on movement of Chinese troops during the 73-day-long standoff between India and China in mountainous...

Bravery Award For Punjab Girl Who Saved 4 Children From Burning Van

News Feed - Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:00am
The Punjab government will honour IX class student Amandeep Kaur for showing exemplary courage by saving four children in the Longowal school van tragedy.

Nagaland Lotteries' Dear Evening Results Announced. Details Here

News Feed - Mon, 17/02/2020 - 11:51pm
Nagaland lottery result will be released online at nagalandlotteries.com.

Panel Suggests Inner Line Permit, Quota To Placate Assam CAA Protesters

News Feed - Mon, 17/02/2020 - 11:32pm
In a bid to pacify angry protesters against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a committee appointed by the Union Home Ministry has suggested setting 1951 as the cut-off year for defining the...