The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday told the Gurugram Sessions Court that the Haryana Police forced Ryan International School bus conductor Ashok to say he killed seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur.
The government has reportedly given a green signal to the NAC for a hike in basic pay beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission with fitment factor 3.00 times.
Paris, Nov 16 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his family to France, his office said in a statement. "After speaking with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, the president has invited Saad al-Hariri and his family to France," the Elysee said on Wednesday, without elaborating on the reason for the invitation, Xinhua reported. Earlier on Wednesday, Macron said he hoped "that the Lebanese Prime Minister can confirm in Lebanon his willingness to resign if that is his choice," said government spokesman Christophe Castaner.
Jagtial (Telangana) [India], November 16 (ANI): Reminding people of the famous scene from 'Sholay' movie of Dharmendra climbing atop a water tank, a man on Wednesday perched on a mobile tower in Telangana, not to profess love for his beloved but to press for divorce from his wife. A doctor by profession, Ajay was fed up with his wife Lasya as she allegedly filed cases against him in Jagtial police station.
The cost of watching Premier League football has fallen, according to a BBC study, which found 80 percent of ticket prices for this season have been cut or frozen. The fall in ticket prices comes as clubs enjoy the benefits of the record-breaking 2016-19 broadcasting revenue deal, which secured a 50 percent rise to 8.3 billion pounds. "This season, more than half of all Premier League tickets will cost 30 pounds or less," the Premier League said in a statement.
New Delhi [India], November 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the media fraternity on the occasion of National Press Day and said that the role of the media in giving voice to the voiceless is commendable. The Prime Minister took to his Twitter page and posted a series of tweets that said: "My greetings to all friends in the media on National Press Day. Over the last three years, the media has added great strength to 'Swachh Bharat Mission' and effectively furthered the message of cleanliness," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], November 16 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA), Kolkata Branch, has seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with a face value of Rs 9.1 lakh (in the denomination of INR 2,000) from the vicinity of the Howrah Railway Station from four persons, who were later apprehended.
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (IANS) Actress Gal Gadot has confirmed the news of producer Brett Ratner being chucked out of "Wonder Woman 2". Gadot had been threatening the makers that she will not return for "Wonder Woman 2" if Ratner, who has been accused of several sexual assault over the past few weeks, is not chucked out, reports aceshowbiz.com. Ratner's production company, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, helped produce the first "Wonder Woman" film, which went to gross over $800 million worldwide.
Kozhikode, Nov 16: An MBBS student of KMCT Medical College in Mukkam, Kerala, committed suicide by jumping off the fourth of her college building. The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Ooshmal Ullas. The incident was reported at around 4:45 PM on Wednesday, November 15. Though the student was rushed to a nearby hospital, she succumbed to her […]
Mumbai [India], Nov.16 (ANI): Tushar Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's Great Grand Son on Thursday said that people who follow ideology of violence are celebrating the death anniversary of Nathuram Vinayak Godse. Godse, a Hindu nationalist, assassinated Mahatma Gandhi by shooting him in the chest three times at point blank range in New Delhi on January 30, 1948. Speaking to ANI, "I don't have any problem with this.
Havana, Nov 16 (IANS) Cuban and foreign experts have offered scientific evidence denying the alleged "acoustic attacks" on the US diplomatic personnel in the island, an incident which has harmed the relations between the two former Cold War foes. In an online forum promoted by a committee of experts created to investigate the incidents, several foreign and local scientists explained that it was impossible to execute such attacks upon selected individuals without being detected or affecting larger groups of people, Xinhua news agency reported. According to the US State Department, 24 diplomats on the island were harmed by the alleged acoustic attacks which caused hearing loss, dizziness, fatigue and cognitive issues.
New Delhi [India], Nov. 16 (ANI): The Government of Maharashtra will be partnering with Virgin Hyperloop One to conduct a preliminary study to analyze the high-level economic impact and technical viability of hyperloop transportation solutions in the region. Mumbai and Pune have the potential to provide an optimal route with a high density," said chief minister Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis.
New Delhi, Nov 16: The Greater Noida Police recently arrested two members of a gang involved in train robberies. During interrogation, the men revealed how they managed to stop trains using a Rs 2 coin to loot passengers at gun point. The police had launched a manhunt after receiving numerous complaints of robbery and snatching […]
However, the Odisha Chief Minister's Office said West Bengal had only got the GI tag for ‘Banglar Rosogolla’. It said that they had just filed the application for the GI tag of Odishara Rasagolla.
Restaurants won't be benefitted from the input tax credit, a facility to set off tax paid on inputs with final tax.
Politician Sharath Kumar accused the civic authorities and said gravels were used to fill potholes, leading to quicker damage to the 'repaired' potholes.
Fire in the 24-storey tower reportedly began in a refrigerator in an apartment before racing through the entire building.
New Delhi [India], Nov.16 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved increase in the carpet area of houses eligible for interest subsidy under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) for the Middle Income Group (MIG) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). It has also approved of increasing the carpet area in the MIG I category of CLSS from the existing 90 square metre to "up to 120 square metre" and increasing the carpet area in respect of MIG II category of CLSS from the existing 110 square metre to "up to 150 square metre".
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) Sexual harassment, rather any form of sexual coercion, has been prevalent against women since ages. It was noted that 50 per cent of bisexual women have experienced rape at one point of their lifetime, while approximately 75 per cent reported experiencing sexual violence. The study, published in the Journal of Bisexuality, stated that bisexual women become an easy target for perpetrators due to intoxication, such as substance use, hypersexualisation, and biphobic harassment, that further contributes to negative mental health outcomes in the wake of sexual violence.
New Delhi [India], Nov. 16 (ANI): The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has decided to allocate an additional 792 megawatts (MW) of power for the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This is done in view of the anticipated increase in the power requirement in Jammu and Kashmir with the onset of winter. "If the state requires more power, the Government of India will consider allocating additional power to the State," the Power Ministry stated in an official statement.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With Delhi reeling under a blanket of smog and toxic smoke over the last couple of weeks, Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday urged Delhites to use public transport for atleast once a week to help bring down the pollution levels in the national capital. "We all know what the situation of pollution is like in Delhi, I wanted to bring your attention towards it because a lot of people are debating as to what's causing it.
The UP police arrested three people for setting up a fake call centre and using leaked data from Snapdeal, an e-retail website, in order to dupe the website's customers by offering gadgets at dirt cheap prices, gadgets that were never delivered.