Slain Junaid's brother shifted to Apollo Hospital (00:16)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Sakir, brother of Junaid who was stabbed to death in a passenger train on June 23, was shifted to the city-based Apollo Hospital on Tuesday.
Bengaluru celebrates its founder Kempegowda's birthday (23:46)
Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) The 507th birthday of Bengaluru founder Kempegowda was celebrated on Tuesday with gaiety and fervour by the Karnataka government and the city's 10 million denizens.
Bengal to write to Centre seeking deferment of GST rollout (23:40)
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government will write to the Centre seeking postponement of the July 1 start to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, as "small and medium traders are not yet prepared for the new tax system", a state minister said here on Tuesday.
Zen Hospital awarded for advanced laparoscopic surgery (Lead, with corrections) (23:40)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Zen Hospital -- the first in Maharashtra to start 3D laparoscopic surgery -- was on Tuesday announced as the Best Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Maharashtra.
Congress accuses BJP of 'thousands of crores' of corruption (22:52)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP government of indulging in "massive corruption of thousands of crores by exempting some foreign companies, including four Chinese firms, from paying anti-dumping duty on soda ash".
Kejriwal for modern technology to clean drains (22:48)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday pushed for using modern technology to clean drains, saying the current process is "primitive".
Two Kannada editors seek stay on assembly order to jail them (22:42)
Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) Editors of two Kannada tabloids on Tuesday filed a joint petition in the Karnataka High Court, seeking a stay on the state assembly order to jail them for writing allegedly derogatory articles against three ruling Congress lawmakers.
Delhi fire tragedy: Charred shack, broken teen, blank gaze (22:18)
By Nikhil M Babu
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Renu needed support to walk in front of a charred shack in Okhla Industrial Area I -- her home. On Tuesday evening, with tears rolling down her cheeks she cried aloud, continuously.
Private sector can play role in education sector: President (Lead) (22:14)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stressed on the need to make critical reforms in the country's educational system and asserted that private sector can play major role in it.
Delhi assembly session on Wednesday, Thursday (22:12)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi government will hold a two-day assembly session on Wednesday and Thursday, an official statement said.
Meghalaya militant gunned down (22:10)
Tura (Meghalaya), June 27 (IANS) A bodyguard of Meghalaya's most wanted terrorist Sohan D. Shira was gunned down in a gunfight with SF-10 commandos in South Garo Hills district bordering Bangladesh on Tuesday, a police official said.
States' finances worsened due to Centre's discom debt restructuring (22:10)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The major reason for the worsening of states' finances in India are the electrification programmes of the central government, former Reserve Bank of India Governor Y.V. Reddy said on Tuesday.
5 dead in Delhi fire (Second Lead) (21:52)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Five persons, including a six-year-old girl, died and four others were injured in a fire that broke out in a shanty here during pre-wedding celebrations, police said on Tuesday.
Don't make textbook ideological battleground, Sisodia writes to Javadekar (21:50)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In a letter to Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that textbooks must not be used as a "platform for political point scoring" but designed to suit the needs of children.
Activist Hashmi returns award as protest against lynching (21:44)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Human rights activist Shabnam Hashmi on Tuesday returned the National Minority Rights Award as a protest against recent lynching incidents and said there is an atmosphere of fear and terror pervading in the country.
How to monitor safai karamcharis' work better, HC asks civic bodies (21:40)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought to know from the civic bodies how the work of safai karamcharis can be better monitored and regularised.
Heavy rain in Maharashtra, Nagpur turns into 'Venice' (21:22)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Tuesday leading to flooding in several cities, including Nagpur, which resembled Venice -- the Italian city known for its maze of canals -- on Tuesday.
Produce Indrani Mukerjea, court tells Mumbai jail (Lead) (21:20)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) A CBI Special Court on Tuesday ordered the Byculla Jail authorities to produce inmate Indrani Mukerjea before the court on Wednesday following a complaint of assault inside the prison, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
India, US to review trade relations to increase market access (21:20)
Washington, June 27 (IANS) The United States and India plan to undertake a comprehensive review of trade relations to expedite regulatory processes and increase market access in areas such as agriculture, information technology, and manufactured goods and services, according to a joint statement.
Monsoon to hit Delhi June 30 onwards (21:04)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Delhi and its adjoining areas are likely to see the monsoon by June 30, weather experts said on Tuesday.
BJP honours national shooter for fighting with criminals (21:02)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday felicitated national shooter Ayesha Falaq, who fought with criminals to save her abducted 21-year-old brother-in-law, saying her act will inspire others to act with patience and courage in adverse circumstances.
Why bring in caste, Presidential election will be fought on ideology: Meira Kumar (Roundup) (21:02)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Congress-led opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday said the presidential election is being fought on the basis of ideology and not caste and expressed pain at only the caste of her and ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind being discussed, but not their achievements and qualities.
IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies: Study (20:38)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Babies conceived from artificial methods such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have the same cognitive skills as the babies conceived naturally, revealed a study on Tuesday, contradicting earlier theories that babies born from artificial methods have intellectual impairment.
China woos Indian firms to invest in its big data zone (20:38)
Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) A Chinese delegation on Tuesday beckoned Indian IT firms to invest in its national big data pilot zone in Guizhou province.
Renaming Haryana village after Trump a 'fraud event': Official (20:30)
Gurugram, June 27 (IANS) Banners with the photograph of Donald Trump have been brought down in a Haryana village days after it was "renamed" after the US President, with a senior official declaring the renaming as a "fraud event" and illegal.