Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 | Last Update : 04:54 PM IST


Delhi government’s additional director of health S.K. Arora has been awarded with the prestigious WHO World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control.

Health official gets WHO award for tobacco curbs

The current gutkha users have also significantly reduced by 63 per cent as compared to the rest of India average figures of just 17 per cent.

Gangster Basiran in custody of the Delhi police in New Delhi on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)

God mother of crime held after 8 months on the run

113 crime cases are registered against Basheeran, 62, and her 8 sons.

Vijender Gupta

BJP slams CM Arvind Kejriwal for food security delay

Uncertainty over PDS ration for the poor.

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia

Signature Bridge will open for public by October 31: Sisodia

Besides being a tourist attraction, the bridge will serve to share the burden of vehicular traffic being borne by the Wazirabad Bridge.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal

AAP MPs, MLAs to donate 1 month salary for Kerala

The chief secretary was directed by the chief minister to get the offices double up as collection centres as soon as possible.


The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link.

MMRDA sets aside Rs 1crore for fishermen hit by MTHL

A total of nine villages from both ends would be impacted by the project.

While water samples from the school were clear but a drug toxicity report is still awaited. (Representational image)

Bhandup food poisoning: Students, teacher discharged

An official from BMC said that the water samples from the school were clear.

The state backward classes’ commission will take three months’ time to analyse the data received from survey agencies.

Hunger stir for Maratha quota from August 20

Although the Sakal Maratha Samaj declared a state-wide hunger strike from August 15, the agitation is yet to pick up.

Residents of Vrindavan society offer help in association with MUSE NGO. (Photo: Deepak kurkunde)

Mumbai NGOs, Malayali groups supply goods and eatables

Meanwhile, the malayali organizations have decided to cancel the week long Onam celebrations, and send the money to relief fund.


BJP president Amit Shah with BJP Yuva Morcha leader Poonam Mahajan and Union minister Babul Supriyo during a public rally in Kolkata on Saturday. (Photo: Asian Age)

TMC dubs Amit Shah’s rally, a ‘flop show’

The state Congress also took a dig at Mr Shah over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue.

 (Representational image)

Actor, friend thrashed by TMC workers

A young Bengali actor and his friend were allegedly thrashed by a group of Trinamul Congress workers in Garia on Friday night.

He was taken to the hospital after preliminary check-up at a super-speciality hospital at Baruipur and was referred to a hospital in the city, police said. (Photo: File | Representational)

Iron rods pierce labourer's stomach in Kolkata, timely surgery saves life

Three rods pierced his abdomen narrowly missing his liver and kidneys but passing through colon before coming out of the back, police said.

Paresh Adhikary

Former Bloc leader joins TMC

During the Communist regime, Mr Adhikary was elected as an MLA four times from Mekhliganj in Cooch Behar.

Sayantan Basu, BJP leader

BJP scraps TMC’s ‘apology’ demand

He alleged that the Trinamul workers have started attacking the BJP activists in the districts since Mr Shah’s rally ended.

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Shoma Sen

Activists ‘with naxal links’ in judicial custody

Ms Sen has severe arthritis and blood pressure while Mr Raut suffers from a stomach ulcer.

Narendra Dabholkar (Photo: PTI)

‘No hope in Dabholkar killing case’

The Dabholkar case is being probed by the CBI.

Officers at Khadak police station with the haul.

Rs 3cr scrapped notes: 5 detained

The accused were carrying the notes with the intention of exchanging them for new ones.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadanvis

Emergency detainees or freedom fighters?

Maharashtra government to take a call on this in Cabinet meeting in January.