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While stating that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is a rival for the Congress, Sheila Dikshit said that it remains to be seen if he wants to be a part of the coalition against the BJP.
Vishnoi was appointed as member CBDT on July 31, last year, following the retirement of Nishi Singh, on the same day.
The project, a key one in the efforts to strengthen cultural exchanges between the two countries, will however come up in an area less than one-fifth the xxxx of the original piece of land marked for the project.
The government was initially mulling to promulgate an ordinance instead of introducing the arbitration bill.
The parties, including PDP and BJP, said the meeting is a step in the right direction, and may help work out the future course of action.
This is in stark contrast from the Congress, which changed Vajpayee govt's cabinet secy, defence secy and home secy in one stroke after coming to power in 2004.
Two years after its formation in October 1951, Jan Sangh lost its founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee when he visited Kashmir to protest against the permit system needed for entering the state.
NCRB chief Ish Kumar said nearly 50 lakh cases are registered across the country every year, adding that 80-85% of the offenders are first-timers without any police record. He proposed that police be given "limited access" to Aadhaar data to help them trace first-time offenders and unidentified bodies.
The force will train CRPF and J&K police in entering and storming buildings and other anti-terror skills. NSG commandos use sophisticated Heckler and Koch MP5 submachine guns, sniper rifles, through-the-wall radar and C-4 explosives to eliminate holed-up terrorists.
Lionel Messi's World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here Thursday.
Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, who led three senior judges to an unprecedented press conference, mounting a virtual revolt against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, will demit office on Friday after a nearly seven-year tenure in the top court.
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Justice Chelameswar had hit the headlines on January 12 when he and three other sitting SC Judges raised their voice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra's style of functioning.
The teenager lives in Bihar with her family and has been visiting Delhi’s central government hospital for treatment.
A tree transplanter lifts entire trees with their ‘rootball’ intact and relocates them to convenient areas if they are falling in the way of projects like roads, highways, metro rails, offices, etc.
Croatia crushed Argentina 3-0 in their Group D encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2018 to reach the round of 16 on Thursday.
The gorilla mastered sign language and her empathy mesmerised all who met her. Koko was 46 when she died in its sleep.
According to the complaint received by Kerala police, the accused faked the email id of Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, who is the sister of Qatar’s ruling Emir and heads the Qatar Museum Authority.
With the host team through to the knockout stages for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's World Cup is going better than even Vladimir Putin expected. Increasingly isolated on the global stage, the World Cup has so far helped Putin send a defiant message to his opponents that Russia is succeeding despite Western efforts to hold it back. Calls for a boycott by some Western politicians failed to gain traction, all Moscow's organisation and infrastructure commitments have been met, and Russia's 11 host cities have been flooded with international fans drinking, singing and dancing in the streets.
A married couple from Uttar Pradesh were in for a rude shock when an official at the Passport Sewa Kendra in Lucknow on Wednesday allegedly questioned the woman for marrying a Muslim man and asked him to "convert" to Hinduism.
The CBI has booked Sengar on charges of being involved in a gang-rape of a teenaged woman and framing her father in an Arms Act.
Justice Chelameswar, who turns 65 on Friday, was part of the nine-judge bench that gave the historic verdict declaring right to privacy a fundamental right.
Krauthammer had announced a year ago he was being treated for a cancerous tumor in his abdomen and earlier this month revealed that he likely had just weeks to live.
VP Naidu said a concerted, coordinated and focused action was required to double the farmers' income in the coming years, according to an official statement.
The Congress party said that PM Modi and his party have fragmented the society which can't be healed by Yoga.
BJP chief asked the social media teams of the party to counter Opposition's false propaganda against the BJP regime.
The new Nokia X6, which launched in China last month, will soon make an appearance in India. The support page for the device was spotted on the Indian website.
New US research has found that neck pain caused by using iPads and tablets could be affecting women more than men -- and that poor posture is the biggest factor contributing to pain. Carried out by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas along with researchers from hospitals and physical therapy centers across Southern Nevada, the new study surveyed 412 participants (135 men and 275 women) who used touchscreen tablet computers.
Microsoft is joining Apple and Google in offering an app specially designed to aggregate news. The newly redesigned app for iOS and Android is called Microsoft News and will also power news on Microsoft Edge, the News app in Windows 10, Skype, Xbox and Outlook.com.
Instagram has launched a new app called IGTV which is its step towards battling YouTube. The IGTV app is available for iOS and Android. It is meant for publishers to create full-screen, vertical videos in longform, Mashable reported.
Classy Croatia handed Argentina a 3-0 drubbing to claim a place in the World Cup knockout stage thanks to goals by Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in their Group D match on Thursday.
'Those who foment trouble in the valley have been told to lie low till a new elected government takes shape in the state.'
'Police officers have to meet Dalits and other communities, find out about issues that could lead to law and order problems.'
'The amount involved could as high as Rs 3,500 crore as there are a lot of depositors.''Yesterday, I met an investor who put in Rs 4 crore. That man doesn't have Rs 2,000 to spend on medicines.'
Comex gold futures, posted a six-month low on Thursday, weighed down by a firm dollar and the US Federal Reserve Chair’s outlook for higher interest r
Gold prices tumbled Rs 145 to Rs 31,570 per 10 grams at the bullion market today due to fall in demand from local jewellers and retailers amid a wea
Silver prices drifted lower by 0.18 per cent to Rs 39,556 per kg at the futures trade due to trimming down of positions by speculators owing to weak
Gold futures fell 0.30 per cent to Rs 31,015 per 10 grams due to profit-booking by participants and a weak global trend.At the Multi Commodity Excha
The coalition government's roadmap was the only feasible path to a better future, writes Sumantra Bose.
The Indian woman said the passport officer asked her husband, who is Muslim, to convert to Hinduism.
An Indian chess champion has pulled out of a tournament in Iran over the country's compulsory headscarf rule.
Fans wish speedy recovery for Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan after he writes about his battle with cancer.
Hansraj?Ahir was responding to a specific suggestion made by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar at the event that limited access to Aadhaar data was needed to be given to police for the purposes.
The problem with such gatherings is that sentiments get amplified, say experts. People have used such occasions to make provocative speeches and glorify the “sacrifices” of militants.
US First Lady Melania Trump’s visit to a Texas shelter housing migrant children was overshadowed by a jacket she wore with the words: “I really don’t care, do u?” scrawled in white brush strokes on the back.
In a departure from the norm of appointing people with military, civil service backgrounds to the post, the Centre seeks a ‘political person’ to replace Vohra, insiders say
Daitari Nayak carved out the 3 km-water channel over three years to ensure he could irrigate his 100 acres of lands in his village.
Shujaat Bukhari was killed in a drive-by shooting on the evening of June 14 by three men on a motorcycle as he left Srinagar’s Press Colony, where his newspaper’s offices are located.
Apart from Cristiano Ronaldo, many of the biggest names like Mohamed Salah, Neymar, Lionel Messi are off to a shaky start in the FIFA?World Cup.
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said Trump's new executive order allows for indefinite detention of families which is absolutely unacceptable.She said immigrant internment camps are "cruel and inhumane".
The Indians form the largest group of detainees in the total 123 illegal immigrants being held at a facility in Sheridan.
In his new role, Ghosh will bring his technology focused background and executive leadership to lead strategic technology investments that helped the company register rapid growth in the managed security services business.
All NRI marriages solemnised in India would need to be registered within seven days, the Ministry of Women and Child Development said today.
A group of ministers have shortlisted possible measures that will act as a deterrent and also help deliver justice to deserted wives by their 'NRI husbands'.
Kochhar, 48, the second Indian to receive a Michelin star, is well known for his Rang Mahal restaurant at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai.
An Indian-origin man from Malaysia spent a whopping USD 573 to put up at a luxury hotel for one night so that he could get a chance to meet Trump.
A probe was initiated on Thursday against three Uttar Pradesh policemen after a photograph showing them walking with a mob dragging away an alleged l
A tribal farmer in Odisha’s Malkangiri district was allegedly shot dead by Maoists on Wednesday night on the suspicion of being a police informer.Poli
With her paintbrush, Sher-Gil explored the sadness felt by people, especially women, in 1930s India, giving voice and validity to their experiences.
Merchandise for L.G.B.T. celebrations is becoming big business for major retailers, but some products are made in countries where gay people are persecuted.
With security in the region deteriorating, India’s governing party, the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, ended a three-year alliance with a Muslim-majority group.
Some 600 million Indians, about half the population, face high to extreme water scarcity conditions, with about 200,000 dying every year from inadequate access to safe water, says a government report.
The United Nations high commissioner for human rights criticized the Indian security forces in particular for inflicting mass casualties in response to protests.
Speculators who drove up prices in the mid-2000s have been replaced by younger Indian collectors who are making more meaningful purchases.
Both the actress and ABC Studios issued statements after an episode of the TV series angered some Indians. “I’m a proud Indian and that will never change,” Ms. Chopra said.
The Honduran toddler pictured sobbing in a pink jacket before US President Donald Trump on an upcoming cover of Time magazine was not separated from her mother at the US border, according to a man who...
In Mumbai's Dharavi earlier this week, an overspeeding car lost control, ran into passersby on road and hit other vehicles injuring five.
Days after centre called off the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, an encounter began this morning between the security forces and terrorists in South Kashmir's Anantnag.
Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and Fox News Channel pundit known for his neoconservative, hawkish worldview, has died. He was 68 years old.
Every dog has his day, but one Brazilian dog will have the equivalent of parental visiting days after a court ruled that a separated couple must share their pooch.
The El Paso County sheriff prohibited his deputies from working off-duty at a temporary shelter housing migrant children, saying he refused to support the Trump administration's "unjust" policy of...
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress-rapper Awkwafina says heist films are like superhero movies. "In a way heist films are like superhero movies. The audacity of pulling off a heist is something that no ordinary person would ever do," Awkwafina said in a statement to IANS.
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress Milly Shapiro had to recreate a moment from her life for horror film "Hereditary". "The thing that I was most worried about was the allergic reaction scene. "Everyone was really great with helping me through it and Ari Aster and I worked together to get the perfect breathing and action for it.
Try using coconut oil and honey masks for your hair, opt for airy footwear to avoid water clogging so that stinky feet are at bay, suggest experts. Surabhi Agarwal, Head of Merchandising, Crocs India, and Samay Dutta, Director at Noir, have listed few tips to save you: * Hair masks can work as wonders on hair, especially in weather condition like monsoon. * To avoid decaying of footwear, it is advised not to wet the shoes and keep the inner sole dry to prevent it from decaying.
Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj attended a community reception event organised in her honour at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, on Thursday. The event was a part of 'A Night of India in Belgium'. In her address at the event, EAM Swaraj spoke about the sensitisation of the Indian Embassies over the world since Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in 2014. She said, "For Indians over the world their passport is a sense of pride. One tweet, of 140 characters and help is provided by the External Affairs Ministry." EAM Swaraj is in Brussels for the last leg of her four-nation visit to Italy, France, Luxembourg and Belgium. In Brussels, Sushma Swaraj will meet the top leadership of the European Union during which both sides are likely to deliberate on removing hurdles for resumption of negotiations on the long-pending EU-India free trade pact.
New York/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold the first strategic 2+2 Dialogue with their US counterparts on July 6 in Washington, the State Department announced on Thursday. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will host the Indian ministers at the meeting that "will focus on strengthening strategic, security, and defence cooperation as the United States and India jointly confront global challenges", the Department said. In New Delhi, the External Affairs Ministry said that Sushma Swaraj and Sitharaman will visit the US for the first meeting of the '2+2 Dialogue' on July 6, where "the two sides are expected to shares perspectives on strengthening their strategic and security ties and exchange views on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest".
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) stands united in the face of global peace and security challenges, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said while addressing the Indian diaspora in Belgium. "Today, in the midst of complex challenges to global peace and security, India and the European Union stand shoulder to shoulder, united by our shared values and principles," she said while speaking at a community reception organised in her honour as part of "A Night of India in Belgium" at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on Thursday. Recalling the 14th India-EU Summit held in October last year here between Prime Minister Narendra Modi, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, she said both sides have achieved considerable progress in many areas of their cooperation.
Bangkok, June 21 (IANS) He has been a part of Bollywood for over four decades and has classics like "Sholay" and "Seeta Aur Geeta" to his credit. Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy says he is happy with the content in Hindi cinema and it must change with time. Asked about the evolution of content in Bollywood over the years, Sippy told IANS: "It must change.
Two men — 45-year-old Qasim and Samayuddin, 65 — were assaulted by a mob on Wednesday, about 70 kilometres from Delhi. While Qasim, who was dragged by locals, died later in hospital, the other person has been seriously injured.
More than 40,000 unidentified bodies were recovered every year. With access to Aadhaar, these could be identified and handed over to their relatives, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar said. "We will have to make some limited access for this purposes it will be good for investigation," he said.
The youths from Baghpat and Saharanpur districts had gone to Pulwama to work as tailors on a monthly salary of Rs 20,000.
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Jammu and Kashmir was placed under governor’s rule on Wednesday, a day after the PDP-BJP government collapsed as the BJP snapped its three-year-old alliance with the regional party.
After the Centre sent back its recommendation of Justice Joseph, the Supreme Court had in May agreed to reiterate it’s his sanction for the judge. However, it is yet to formally move on the same.