Goa observes day-long mourning for Jayalalithaa (Just in)
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Goa observed a day-long state mourning on Tuesday as a mark of respect to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, who died in Chennai late on Monday.
Will make INS Betwa operational, says navy chief (2 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba, on Tuesday visited the naval dockyard in Mumbai where INS Betwa tipped over while undocking. The navy said the Brahmaputra-class guided missile frigate will be made operational again.
Kejriwal gets exemption from appearance in defamation case (6 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted permanent exemption to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from appearing in person before a trial court here in a criminal defamation case filed by Amit Sibal, lawyer son of former union minster Kapil Sibal.
Jeho, Dia win sub-junior table tennis titles (8 minutes ago)
Siliguri, Dec 6 (IANS) H. Jeho of PSPBA beat fellow academy player Chinmaya Somaiya 4-1 to list his maiden sub-junior boys' crown, while Maharahtra's Dia Chitale downed Delhi's Vanshika Bhargava 4-3 for the sub-junior girls title in the 78th Cadet and Sub-Junior Table Tennis Nationals here on Tuesday.
Jaitley records statement in defamation case against Kejriwal (10 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday recorded the statement of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who appeared before it in a civil defamation suit filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders.
Kejriwal to denounce demonetisation in Varanasi (14 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Wednesday denounce demonetisation at a rally in Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency.
Tripura Governor, CM condole Jayalalithaa's demise (18 minutes ago)
Agartala, Dec 6 (IANS) Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy and Chief Minister Manik Sarkar condoled the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
Income Tax department seizes Rs 130 cr post-demonetisation (20 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has carried out investigations into over 400 cases post-demonetisation seizing as much as Rs 130 crore in cash and jewellery, an official statement said on Tuesday.
Mumbai's National Park declared Eco-Sensitive Zone (22 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), located in north Mumbai and southern Thane, has been declared an "Eco-Sensitive Zone", an official announcement said.
Jayalalithaa laid to rest (Lead) (18:56)
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was laid to rest at Marina Beach near her mentor and AIADMK founder M.G. Ramachandran's (MGR) memorial on Tuesday evening.
Too much judicial interference weakens judiciary: Justice Srikrishna (18:56)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Too much of judicial interference is bad for both judiciary and executive, as the judges' role is similar to that of cricket umpire and not that of a batsman, retired Supreme Court, Justice (retd) B.N. Srikrishna observed on Tuesday.
Caesarean births may be 'affecting human evolution': Study (18:54)
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Continuous usage of caesarean sections or c-section may be impacting human evolution as more mothers now need surgery to deliver a baby due to their narrow pelvis size, scientists say.
New Rs 100 notes from RBI soon, older notes to continue (18:50)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will shortly issue Rs 100 denomination banknotes, with some changes on both sides of the note, an official statement said here on Tuesday.
Indian society fails to recognise marital rape as crime: Katrina (18:50)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif says that educated women largely remain quiet about marital rape as a majority of Indian society doesnt recognise it as a crime.
Abdullah's 'azaadi' pledge proves NC behind Kashmir unrest: CM (18:44)
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday reacted sharply to National Conference President Farooq Abdullah's pledge to support "freedom" movement of Kashmir, accusing the opposition party of masterminding the recent unrest in the valley.
Equities markets close flat; cede gains on profit booking (Roundup) (18:40)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian equity markets on Tuesday closed on a flat note as profit booking and caution ahead of key global events capped gains.
Increase in exports may generate large scale employment: Study (18:36)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Increase in exports may be the way to generate large scale employment, which has remained sluggish despite India's rapid economic growth, a study by EXIM Bank said on Tuesday.
Goa BJP opposes Parrikar, CM on 'digital Goa' deadline (18:34)
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Opposing the December 30 deadline announced by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, the state BJP on Tuesday said to make Goa a cashless state in such a short span of time is not a practical proposition.
Punjab launches health check-up for 30-plus (18:32)
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) Noting that "Punjabis by nature were least health conscious", Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday launched the 'Free Annual Preventive Health Check-up Program' (FAPHC) for all the 30-plus citizens of the state.
Jayalalithaa laid to rest (18:28)
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, who passed away here late on Monday night, was laid to rest at the Marina Beach here on Tuesday.
Delhi government to provide free MRI scan (18:28)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday said it will provide free MRI scan in private labs to bonafide residents of the capital whose annual income is less than Rs 3 lakh.
So many things to learn from Nawazuddin: Tiger Shroff (18:22)
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff, who will be seen sharing screen space with Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the upcoming "Munna Micheal", calls him an amazing actor and says that he has learnt a lot from him.
Gang of snatchers at Ghaziabad railway station busted (18:18)
Ghaziabad, Dec 6 (IANS) A gang of snatchers at the Ghaziabad railway station has been busted and a number of high-end mobiles and a laptop recovered stolen from passengers, a police official said on Tuesday.
Online lending platform denies leaking nude photos of female users (18:10)
Beijing, Dec 6 (IANS) After the naked pictures of over a hundred female users of an online lending platform in China went viral last week, the company denied it posted the pictures, the Global Times reported.