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Mysterious object with Chinese writing found in Arunachal

Itanagar, Feb 24 (PTI) A mysterious object with Chinese writing on it has been found in Kamle district of Arunchal Pradesh, about 100 km inside the Indian territory, police said today. A few villagers stumbled upon a partly burnt white ...

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NCERT Syllabus to be reduced by half from 2019 academics Session: Prakash Javadekar

NEW DELHI:  In a bid to provide relief to school students, the NCERT syllabus will be reduced by half from the 2019 academic session, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar has said. He said the school syllabus was more than that of BA ...

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Bihar: Speeding SUV crushes nine schoolchildren to death on NH77

At least nine schoolchildren of a government middle school in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district were crushed to death by a speeding SUV on Saturday when they were about to cross National Highway 77 after school. Body parts and blood lay scattered ...

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First day of SIO’s All-India conference expresses solidarity with Palestine

New Delhi: Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) of India, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, started its three-day long All India Conference at its New Delhi office on Friday. The event, based on the theme “Reclaiming Dignity, Designing Future”, was started ...

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Another Muslim becomes victim of mob-lynching in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A 25-year-old migrant worker from Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur district, who was allegedly lynched by a mob on February 3 on suspicion of being a child lifter, died at a hospital on Wednesday. When Mohammad Faisal Siddique was taking his ...

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23-feet-wide Moon replica on display in Delhi from Friday

New Delhi: A 23-feet-wide replica of the Moon using imagery from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera and created with the help of UK space agency will tour India this month. “Museum of the Moon” by British artist Luke Jerram will ...

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Two girls breach Mamata Banerjee’s security

HEMTABAD (WB): Two girls breached the security of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and climbed the podium from where she was addressing a public meeting in North Dinajpur district on Thursday and almost touched her feet. The two, who said they ...

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Yogi Adityanath hate speech case: Allahabad High Court dismisses petition against UP CM

Finding no discrepancy in the investigation of the 2007 Gorakhpur riots hate speech case, the Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a writ petition challenging the Uttar Pradesh government’s refusal to grant sanction to prosecute Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. A ...

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Child pornography racket operated on WhatsApp group busted by CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has busted a child pornography racket operating internationally on a WhatsApp group. The agency has arrested 20-year-old Nikhil Verma in connection with the case. Verma was picked from Kannuaj, Uttar Pradesh. According to CBI, ...

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More than one lakh job openings in Indian Railways: 10 important points applicants should know

NEW DELHI: According to Ministry of Railways, more than one lakh job openings are available now and interested candidates with class 10 to engineering qualifications may visit Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) websites to complete the application formalities. Online applications have ...

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Dera violence: Honeypreet charged under criminal conspiracy, sedition; prosecution tells court

Honeypreet, the adopted daughter of rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was produced in district courts here on Wednesday for the hearing on framing of charges against her and other dera functionaries in connection with the Panchkula ...

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BJP MLA Lokendra Singh, 3 others killed in road accident

BJP MLA Lokendra Singh, 45, and three others died in a road accident on Wednesday after their vehicle rammed into a truck near Kamlapur police station area in Sitapur district. Singh was on his way to attend UP Investors’ Summit ...

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Opposition leaders slam Bengal CM Mamata after tribal woman’s gang rape

Opposition leaders in West Bengal have slammed the Mamata Banerjee administration over the brutal gang rape of a tribal woman in South Dinajpur district earlier this week. The woman, who is fighting for her life at a state-run hospital after ...

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Snake bites man, he bites back. How UP farmer’s revenge quest landed him in hospital

evenge is a dish best served cold, and maybe for an Uttar Pradesh farmer, it is best served biting off a snake’s head and chewing it before spitting it out. A farmer identified as Sonelal hailing from UP’s Hardoi, to ...

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