New Delhi, Dec 6: The police cannot act like a lynch mob under any circumstance, several rights activists said after four people accused in the rape and murder of a woman veterinarian were killed near Hyderabad in the early hours of Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 6: Several schemes launched by the Centre in the field of education have helped not only in checking school dropout rates but also promoted the holistic development of children, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday.
Nagpur, Dec 6: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted a search at the Wardha office of an educational institute in connection with the multi-crore scholarship scam that rocked Maharashtra a few years ago, sources in the central agency said on Friday.
Aligarh (UP), Dec 6: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor on Friday welcomed the Central government's recent move to sanction a grant of over Rs 100 crore for the construction of hostels at the varsity's off-campus centres in Kerala and West Bengal.
New Delhi, Dec 6: A probe should be launched into a textbook in Madhya Pradesh depicting Mahatma Gandhi in poor light, an Aam Aadmi Party MP demanded in Rajya Sabha on Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 6: The Delhi government on Friday introduced a booklet on the life and work of Dr. B R Ambedkar in the curriculum for classes 6 to 8.
New Delhi, Dec 5: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday said the fee hike in Jawaharlal Nehru University was done in order to meet the increased expenditure on the maintenance of hostels and to run them on a "no profit no loss" basis.
New Delhi, Dec 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged students on Thursday to remain stress-free while preparing for examinations and announced a contest to select students who will get to attend his 'Pariksha pe Charcha' session in New Delhi early next year.
Wayanad(Ker), Dec 5: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday wanted the state and central government to provide support and infrastructure to schools in Kerala which lacked basic facilities.
SHIMLA, Dec. 4: In an endeavour to make the PM's vision a reality and living up to its unmatched reputation of excellence, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh has once again been ranked among top 10 'Swachh' (the cleanest) universities of the country.
New Delhi, Dec 4: The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Wednesday launched a day-long hunger strike over the issue of the hostel fee hike.
Imphal, Dec 3: A 12-year-old boy, with an IQ score of 141, is set to become the youngest in Manipur to appear for Class X board examination, an official said here.
Guwahati, Dec 3: Amidst a clamour for withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the students' union and alumni association of Cotton University have decided to ban the entry of members of the ruling BJP, RSS and other organizations supporting the bill into the varsity.
Ranchi, Dec 6: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday appealed to people of Jharkhand to defeat the BJP in the state Assembly elections.
Lucknow, Dec 6: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit to review the party's preparations after a new team was appointed for the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
Jammu, December 05: Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Sr.
New Delhi, December 05: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced that a 14-member informal group will study issues related to pornographic content on internet and social media platforms.
New Delhi, December 05: The Central Information Commission has issued a show-cause notice to the Reserve Bank of India for not appearing before it in a matter pertaining to disclosure of inspection reports of HDFC Bank, calling it "casual" approach.
Mumbai, Dec 5: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has cancelled the previous BJP-led government's decision granting stamp duty waiver to an RSS-affiliated research institute in Nagpur, an official said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 5: The BJP on Thursday accused Congress leader P Chidambaram of violating bail conditions by claiming to have a very clear record as a minister, saying the case against him is essentially about corruption he was allegedly involved in as the finance minister.
Wayanad(Ker), Dec 5: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he would not be cowed down by the string of cases being registered against him across the country by the BJP and considers them as "medals".
"There are 15 to 16 cases against me.
New Delhi, Dec 5: Congress leader P Chidambaram, who has been released from Tihar Jail on bail after 106 days in custody, was on Thursday present in the Rajya Sabha.
Kolkata, Dec 4: BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday demanded that those involved in the attack on an RSS worker here be arrested immediately and accused the TMC government of trying to shield the culprits in order to appease its minority vote bank.
New Delhi, Dec 3: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said politics needs intelligent youngsters and urged students to join the field.
He was addressing the convocation of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.
New Delhi, Dec 6: Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings on Friday said the company has placed great emphasis on creating original Indian content for its audiences in the country and has invested Rs 3000 crore towards that in 2019-2020.
Mumbai, Dec 6: Sonakshi Sinha says while working on the third installment of "Dabangg" franchise, she observed and learned how superstar Salman Khan never let his stardom go to his head.
Mumbai, Dec 5: Director Sanjay Gadhvi of "Dhoom" is making his web debut with a feature film titled "Operation Parindey", a fictional account of one of the most controversial jailbreaks in the history of India.
Mumbai, Dec 5: Akshay Kumar's hit sports drama "Gold" is set to release in China on December 13.
The team of the movie including Akshay, Vineet Kumar, producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani announced the China release date on social media.
Mumbai, Dec 4: Actor Rajkummar Rao has developed a great equation with his "The White Tiger" co-star Priyanka Chopra, who he says is one of the most chilled out persons to work with.
Mumbai, Dec 4: Actor Akshay Kumar says he started working with a lot of new directors because the big ones never took him in their films.
Akshay features in "Good Newwz", directed by Raj Mehta who is the 21st debut director the actor has worked with.
Mumbai, Dec 3: Music composer Himesh Reshammiya will be the new judge on the 11th season of the singing reality show "Indian Idol" after Anu Malik's exit amid #MeToo allegations.
Mumbai, Dec 3: Actor Kartik Aaryan says he is a changed man after collaborating with Imtiaz Ali for the filmmakers next.
Kartik will feature in the yet-untitled sequel of "Love Aaj Kal" along with Sara Ali Khan.
"I am excited about Imtiaz Ali's next because I'm in love with Imtiaz sir.
Mumbai, Dec 3: Actor Taapsee Pannu has come is set to star in "Shabaash Mithu", a film on Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj.
"Shabaash Mithu" will be backed by Viacom18 Studios and directed by "Raees" helmer Rahul Dholakia.
Mumbai, Dec 2: Katrina Kaif believes Bollywood is far behind in writing for women and there is a dearth of fun films in commercial space with female leads.
Mumbai, Dec 2: Alia Bhatt on Sunday said she felt guilty for being a "terrible sister" for not understanding Shaheen as much as she should have during the latter's battle with depression.
Mumbai, December 01: The idea of hard work helps you sustain and being good in your craft is enough sounds perfect but is a myth, says Gulshan Devaiah.
The actor believes as an artiste in movie business one needs to learn to make connections and be at the right place at the right time.
Mumbai, Dec 6: West Indies batting icon Brian Lara on Friday said the Kieron Pollard-led side should target becoming an improved outfit by the end of its limited-overs series against India here even if it fails to win much in the rubber.
Greater Noida, Dec 6: The celebrated Mary Kom won her bout in a dominating fashion as Punjab Panthers notched up their second successive victory in the Big Bout Indian Boxing League by beating Bombay Bullets 5-2 here on Thursday.
Kolkata, December 05: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said he has "some thoughts" with regards to the Indian team going in to next year's T20 World Cup which he will soon discuss with captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri.
New Delhi, Dec 5: After debuting in Bhubaneswar last year, the Ekamra Sports Literary Festival is coming to Delhi for its second edition. The two-day festival will open on December 14.
Hyderabad, Dec 5: India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday backed the under-fire Rishabh Pant, asserting that he wouldn't let the young wicketkeeper-batsman feel isolated.
Pant has been under the scanner for a while due to his inability to convert starts and for erratic work behind the stumps.
New Delhi, Dec 5: The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty has been nominated for the 'Most Improved Player of the Year' award by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after a stellar season during which the duo picked up some memorable wins.
Dubai, Dec 4: India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday regained the top spot in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test rankings after Australian Steve Smith slipped a rung in the latest list issued here.
Hyderabad, Dec 4: The West Indies on Wednesday named Monty Desai as their batting coach ahead of the limited-overs series against India beginning here on Friday.
Desai, who has been handed a two-year contract, has joined the team here before the first T20 International on Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 3: Having recovered from a stress fracture of the back, star Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has started working out under IPL franchise Delhi Capitals' trainer Rajnikanth Sivagnanam at the Mumbai Cricket Association.
Kathmandu, Dec 3: India's athletes continued their fine show at the 13th South Asian Games by adding four medals, including a gold in men's 1500m race at the Dasarath Stadium here on Tuesday.
Nassau (Bahamas), Dec 3: Having made one of the greatest sporting comebacks earlier this year, American golf icon Tiger Woods says he is at peace with himself and not in hot pursuit of the three Majors that would tie him with the legendary Jack Nicklaus.
Pokhara (Nepal), Dec 2: India opened its medal account in the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) with one gold, two silver and a bronze in the triathlon event on the opening day of competitions here on Monday.
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New Delhi, Dec 6: The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Centre, the AAP government and municipal bodies in the city to procure and provide anti-rabies vaccines (ARVs) in sufficient quantities at regular intervals to hospitals run by them in the national capital.
New Delhi, Dec 6: There were 15.86 lakh cancer cases in the country in 2018, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha on Friday.
Kolkata, Dec 5: In the backdrop of the Hyderabad gangrape and murder of a veterinary doctor, the West Bengal government is mulling to set up a call centre having a toll free number to cater to the complaints of crime against women in the districts, a senior official said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 5: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the demand for professional caregivers for the elderly is on the rise and government healthcare institutions can consider developing short-term training courses for them.
New Delhi, Dec 4: Country's drug regulator has asked all states and Union Territories to prohibit the sale of drugs by online pharmacies as per the Delhi High Court order, a senior health ministry official said on Wednesday.
Panaji, Dec 4: The Goa government wants to promote the state as a "medical tourism destination" as many foreign and domestic tourists come here looking for quality health care, minister Vishwajit Rane said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 3: 'World Disability Day' should be renamed 'Day of Persons With Special Ability' as such people have proved that nothing could stop them from achieving their goals, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday.
Thane, Dec 3: Ten patients, including eight women, developed various health complications after they were administered an antibiotic medicine at a hospital in Thane district of Maharashtra, an official said on Tuesday.
Jaipur, Dec 3: A state-level campaign to make people aware of health issues will be launched by the Rajasthan government from December 17.
'Nirogi Rajasthan' will be a large scale campaign under which people of all ages will be made aware of health problems, according to an official release.
Jammu, December 02: Under the leadership of Dr. Nikhil Mahajan, a complex cardiac surgery was performed to revive the heart function of 65 year-old War veteran thus saving his life and alleviating his excruciating heart pain and breathlessness.
Aizawl, Dec 2: Mizoram reported on Monday that at least 17,897 people are infected with HIV/AIDS, the highest in the country, with nine persons testing positive every day.
Jammu, Dec 2: The Centre has given its approval for a new government medical college, which will be attached to the district and referral hospital Handwara in north Kashmir, an official spokesman said on Sunday.
Washington, Dec 5: NASA's Parker Solar Probe the closest-ever spacecraft to the Sun has beamed back its first observations from the edge of the Sun, unveiling a "spectacular trove" of data on the atmosphere of our star, the US space agency said.
MUMBAI, Dec. 4: Vakrangee Limited launches India's first rural focussed Vakrangee Kendra loyalty program to recognize its customers' loyalty by providing them extra benefits and more rewarding experience across its network of Nextgen Vakrangee Kendras.
Chennai, Dec 3: DMK president M K Stalin on Tuesday lauded a city-based techie who helped US space agency NASA to trace Chandrayaan-2's crashed Vikram lander on the Moon's surface.
New Delhi, Dec 3: Delhi witnessed a cold but sunny morning on Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling at 9.1 degrees Celsius, normal for the season.
The minimum temperature dipped to 8 degrees Celsius on Monday.
The air quality was poor at 9 AM, having an index value of 277.
BANGALORE, Dec. 2: Bengaluru-based high-velocity sales execution, automation and predictive analysis platform, LeadSquared, won the award as one of the fastest-growing technology companies for the fifth time with a turnover growth of 192.
New Delhi, Dec 2: Mobile calls and internet charges will go up by up to 50 percent in the country, as private sector players - Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio - on Sunday announced their plans to raise tariffs from December 3 onwards.
Chandigarh, Nov 29: The Punjab government on Thursday said it has decided to invite global key players for developing a life sciences park at Mohali for which the department of science, technology and environment has kick-started the process.
S O PAULO, Nov. 28: Natura is making a global call for proposals to find new means of combating waste generation and plastic pollution.
Hyderabad, Nov 27: Aimed at promoting rural entrepreneurs and artisans, city-based National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) will hold the 17th rural technology and crafts mela at its campus from November 29.
Sriharikota (AP), Nov 27: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully injected into orbit its earth imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 commercial nanosatellites from the United States.
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Srinagar, December 06: Providing hassle-free and instant cash management solution for convenience of the general public, J&K Bank commissioned a Cash Recycler Machine (CRM) at Business Unit Hari Singh High Street.
Mumbai, Dec 6: The Indian rupee appreciated 9 paise to close at 71.20 against the US dollar on Friday, a day after the RBI kept the key policy rate unchanged and decided to continue with its accommodative stance to support the economy.
Mumbai, Dec 6: The BSE benchmark Sensex plummeted over 334 points while the NSE Nifty slipped below the key 12,000-level on Friday, dragged by heavy losses in banking and auto stocks.
New Delhi, Dec 6: Vodafone Idea Ltd, India's third-largest mobile service provider, will shut down if the government does not provide relief on the liability it faces in past statutory dues following a Supreme Court order, its billionaire chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla said on Friday.
Mumbai, Dec 6: The Indian rupee opened on a steady note at 71.30 against the US dollar in early trade on Friday, a day after the Reserve Bank of India kept the key policy rate unchanged and decided to continue with its accommodative stance to support the economy.
Chandigarh, December 05: Amazon India on Thursday said it has signed a pact with Punjab Small Industries & Export Corporation (PSIEC) to conduct workshops to enable MSME exporters to reach out to millions of customers of the e-commerce giant under the Amazon Global Selling programme.
Jammu, December 05: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
Jammu, December 05: Coca-Cola today announced the internal realignment of its bottling operations in North India, as Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt.
Mumbai, Dec 5: The Reserve Bank on Thursday unexpectedly kept benchmark interest rates unchanged on concerns of headline inflation breaching its medium-term target, despite a worrying slowdown in the economy.
Mumbai, Dec 5: Equity benchmark BSE Sensex dropped over 100 points in the afternoon session on Thursday after the Reserve Bank of India kept the key policy rate unchanged at 5.15 percent and decided to continue with its accommodative stance to support the economy.
Mumbai, Dec 5: The Indian rupee falls 8 paise to 71.61 against the US dollar in mid-session trade on Thursday after the Reserve Bank surprisingly left the key policy rate unchanged at 5.15 percent.
Mumbai, Dec 5: The Indian rupee opened on a steady note at 71.53 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy decision.