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25 children win National Bravery Awards
January 17, 2017 06:31 PM

Twenty five children from different parts of the country have been selected for Indian Council for Child Welfare's (ICCW) National Bravery Awards to be presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23.

Kejriwal denies bribery charges, says Badal-Amarinder together
January 17, 2017 06:31 PM

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday denied charges of promoting bribery by asking voters to take money from other parties and vote for the AAP in Punjab and Goa.

Delhi court allows Naveen Jindal to extend foreign trip
January 17, 2017 06:12 PM

A court here on Tuesday allowed former Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal, who has been accused in a coal block allocation case, to extend by three days his foreign trip undertaken for business purposes.

Notification for first phase of UP polls issued
January 17, 2017 04:40 PM

 The notification for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections was issued on Tuesday.

If IITs had more Dalit professors, would Aniket Ambhore be alive?
January 17, 2017 04:40 PM

In March 2012, Sanjay and Sunita Ambhore, parents of Aniket Ambhore, 19, a first-year electrical engineering student at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), received a letter informing them that their son -- admitted in the Scheduled Caste (SC) quota -- had failed two courses.

Sheena Bora case: Mother, step-dads charged with murder, conspiracy
January 17, 2017 03:01 PM

A Special CBI Court on Tuesday started the trial in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case by framing charges against her mother Indrani Mukerjea, and her two step-fathers - former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea and Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna.

MobiKwik registers 10 times growth in oil, gas sector
January 17, 2017 02:57 PM

Domestic mobile wallet major MobiKwik on Tuesday announced that it registered 10 times growth within the past week in transactions from the oil and gas sector.

Domestic air passenger traffic up 23% in 2016: DGCA
January 17, 2017 02:57 PM

India's domestic air passenger traffic zoomed by 23.18 per cent in 2016 to 998.88 lakh, official data showed on Tuesday.

Lalu, son to campaign for Akhilesh
January 17, 2017 01:57 PM

 RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said he and his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav will campaign for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the assembly elections.

HC defers hearing on Naik's plea on IRF ban
January 17, 2017 01:57 PM

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing of a plea filed by NRI televangelist Zakir Naik challenging the government decision to ban his NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).

Tigers may roam again in central Asia: Scientists
January 17, 2017 01:57 PM
New York, Jan 17 (IANS) Caspian tigers who met a grim end in the middle of the 20th century may roam again in Central Asia thanks to a subspecies that is nearly identical, genetically, to the extinct big cats, say researchers.
Ola joins Apollo Hospitals for road safety
January 17, 2017 01:57 PM

Online cab-hailing firm Ola on Tuesday announced its partnership with Apollo Hospitals to create comprehensive medical programme for driver-partners.

Short queues outside ATMs, but many machines still dry
January 17, 2017 01:57 PM

The rush for cash in the capital has eased with shorter queues outside ATMs after over two months of the November 8 demonetisation move, although most of the money vending machines still remain dry.

Zaira, you are a role model for me: Aamir
January 17, 2017 12:59 PM

 Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Tuesday described "Dangal" co-star Zaira Wasim, who came under attack after meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, as a "role model".

Cashless transactions in IOC petrol pumps rise to 27% in Bengal
January 17, 2017 11:21 AM

Cashless transactions in petrol pumps of Indian Oil Corporation in West Bengal have increased by more than double after demonetisation, a company official said on Monday.

Delhi private schools adopting 'arbitrary' criteria get notice
January 17, 2017 11:21 AM

The Delhi government on Monday issued notice to over 50 private schools for adopting "arbitrary" criteria for nursery admissions which it had abolished last year.

Indian equities open in green
January 17, 2017 11:21 AM

 Indian equities markets on Tuesday opened on a positive note as investors' sentiments were buoyed by healthy third-quarter (Q3) results, a slightly higher rupee, and developments on the GST issues.

Moody's assigns Baa3 rating to SBI's US dollar denominated notes
January 17, 2017 11:21 AM

 Global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday gave a Baa3 rating to State Bank of India's (SBI) proposed US dollar denominated senior unsecured notes.

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