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News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 5:21 pm
Chinese Troops Transgress Border With Bhutan Near Doklam, India Holds Meeting Over Possible Doklam Style Face-Off
It was a similar transgression and construction by PLA troops in Doklam which had prompted the Indian troops stationed in the Himalayan nation to intervene, leading to a 73-day standoff between the two armies.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 5:10 pm
CBI Arrests Noted Film Producer Shrikant Mohta in Rose Valley Scam Case
Mohta, co-owner of Shree Venkatesh Films, was served a notice by the investigating agency regarding "acceptance of money from Rose Valley" and was questioned by the officials at his office located at a shopping mall in south Kolkata
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 5:01 pm
#NationalGirlChildDay: 50% Of India's Teenage Girls Are Underweight & Anaemic
About 63.2 million teenage Indian girls are set to be first-time voters in 2019. Unfortunately, the status of their health continues to remain dismal.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 4:56 pm
Indian Envoy Meets Chinese Minister to Review Progress of Ties Post Wuhan Summit
Indian envoy to China, Vikram Misri, called on Chinese vice foreign minister Kong Xuanyou and they took stock of "positive developments" since the 2018 Wuhan summit.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 4:45 pm
Assam NRC Deadline Should Not be Extended Beyond July 31, Says Supreme Court
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice RF Nariman said Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was appearing for the Assam, will ensure that the meeting is held within seven days.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 4:12 pm
NIA Arrests 2006 Kozhikode Blasts Accused from Delhi Airport
He will be produced before a special court in Delhi to obtain transit remand to take him to Kochi and produce him before the jurisdictional special court at Ernakulam in Kerala.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 4:50 pm
Meghalaya Miner's Body Pulled Out of Rat Hole Mine After More Than a Month, 14 Still Trapped
The Indian Navy recovered a decomposed body from the flooded mine.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 4:06 pm
Contamination, Rise in Prices Force Health Ministry to Postpone National Polio Immunisation Day
The reasons for the delay, sources said, were a series of events triggered by the discovery of the contaminated viruses leading to domestic shortfall in supply and delays due to stricter security protocols.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 3:56 pm
Four Dead, Three Trapped Under Debris of Collapsed Four-Storey Building in Gurugram
Haryana fire service personnel are trying to find the area where the five people are trapped and a bulldozer has been deployed to clear the debris.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 3:41 pm
Railways Announcement of Giving Jobs to 3 Lakh People Another 'Jumla', Says Chidambaram
Railways minister Piyush Goyal had on Wednesday said the national transporter will recruit around 1.31 lakh employees within the next six months and about a lakh more over the next two years.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 3:28 pm
Train 18 Gets EIG Clearance, Likely to be Launched in a Week
The much-awaited train had been in limbo for over a month after it finished its trials and was given conditional clearance by the chief commissioner of Railway Safety.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 5:05 pm
‘He is Worse Than Women’: Kerala Congress Leader’s Sexist Attack on Vijayan Stirs Row
Attacking Vijayan while addressing party workers at Kasaragod Wednesday, Sudhakaran had said the Chief Minister had failed to act as a man when it came to running his office and his tenure was worse than that of women.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 3:26 pm
Ex-ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, Husband Deepak, Videocon MD Venugopal Dhoot Booked For Criminal Conspiracy
The CBI is conducting raids at Videocon’s offices in Mumbai and Aurangabad and Nupower Renewables and Supreme Energy Pvt Ltd’s office at Nariman point in Mumbai.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 2:30 pm
'Not Our Concern’: Bangladesh Home Minister Says After Border Guards Push 31 Refugees Into India
Asaduzzaman Khan said, Bangladesh had already stepped up to take responsibility of those who are directly seeking asylum by entering through the Myanmar border, but those who enter from other areas “are not our concern.”
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 2:26 pm
10-year-old’s Letter on Power Cuts in Kashmir Goes Viral, Spurs Embarrassed Govt to Take Action
In a flawless letter, Haseef, a sixth-class student had complained about the erratic power outages in his locality of Zakura, stating how it adversely affects the studies of students like him.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 2:01 pm
Miffed With Bhopal Blogger's Sudden Arrest by Delhi Police, MP Govt Writes to Top Cop
Delhi police had reportedly arrested the social media activist on the basis of a complaint, which accused him of putting up inflammatory posts on his website and social media pages that hurt religious sentiments.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 3:01 pm
Trouble Mounts for Akhilesh Yadav as ED Conducts Raids in 4 States Over Gomti Riverfront Project
The Rs 1,500 crore revamp of the riverfront was a pet project of Yadav and was sanctioned by him as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh just before the 2017 assembly elections.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 1:48 pm
Engineers, Football Coach and a Minor Among Nine Held in Maharashtra for Alleged ISIS Links
ATS is also investigating if the arrested had any connection with an audio tape released by the ISIS in which it threatened to target the Kumbh Mela by poisoning River Ganga.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 1:40 pm
Indian Navy Set to Open Third Base in Andaman and Nicobar Islands to Counter China
The Indian military has seized upon the Andamans that lie near the entrance to the Malacca Straits to counter the Chinese challenge, deploying ships and aircraft since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014 promising a more muscular policy.
News Posted Date: Thursday,January 24,2019 3:57 pm
Once a Militant, Now a Legend in Fauji Circles: This Lance Naik is the First Kashmiri to Get Ashok Chakra
Over the years, Nazir Wani was involved in 17 big encounters and received the Sena Medal twice for his unwavering commitment to India.