Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 | Last Update : 06:58 PM IST


Following legalisation of the possession and sale of recreational cannabis in Canada last month, the university committee has come up with a draft policy titled ‘Smoking and Smoking Product Promotion on Campus’

Canada varsity may be 1st to allow pot smoking on campus

University of British Columbia to set up dedicated gazebos for purpose.

Police personnel wear masks for protection against air pollution in New Delhi on Tuesday. A thick haze engulfed the city on Tuesday as the air quality remained in the “severe” category. (Photo: PTI)

Ban on trucks’ entry into city lifted

Pollution remains ‘severe’ as light showers further deteriorates air quality.

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Private hospital doctor roughed up over missing drugs

An FIR was registered against four unknown people, including a woman, on Friday, the police said.

Nirankari Bhavan in Amritsar where the incident took place. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Security in Nirankari Colony beefed up after Punjab blast

High alert also issued in NCR ahead of Metro route inauguration.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

PM Modi opens new e-way, Ballabhgarh gets Metro link

E-way set to help reduce number of trucks entering Delhi.


Bombay high court

High Court to hear Zero plea on November 30

The petitioner had alleged that the religious sentiments of the Sikh community have been hurt in the trailer and posters of the movie.

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has declared that the government accepted all the recommendations of the report. He also said that the government will bring the bill of Maratha Reservation in the house.

OBC leaders, MLAs ask for debate on commission’s report

The Other Backward Class (OBC) leaders across the parties are asking for a debate over the report of backward commission.

Maharashra CM Devendra Fadnavis

More than 26,000 women abducted in last 5 yrs in state

During the same period, 21,652 above-18 women were abducted, of which 19,686 were found and 1,966 are still missing.

An FIR has been filed under Section 11 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, at the Malwani police station.

Male dog ‘raped’ by Four drugged men

A local spotted the dog on Saturday around 12 pm near Malwani church.


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (Photo: File)

After AP, Mamata Banerjee on warpath; bars CBI’s working in state

The CBI can act only if and when the state government gives it the permission.

(Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Nagerbazar blast toll reaches three

The body was sent for a postmortem. He was admitted there on October 2 when a massive explosion killed a boy and left nine persons injured.

State minister Arup Roy said that 17 others were injured in the incident, of whom some were in a serious condition and were being treated at Howrah General Hospital. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

2 killed, 17 injured in stampede at foot overbridge in Bengal's Howrah

Incident occurred at foot overbridge at Santragachi station when an express train and 2 EMU locals arrived at the station at the same time.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (Photo: File | PTI)

Sovan Chatterjee resigns as minister, Mamata Banerjee asks him to quit as mayor too

The Trinamul Congress supremo has accepted his resignation which was sent to Raj Bhavan also for approval.

Mamata Banerjee (Photo: File | PTI)

Mamata Banerjee blasts at Centre over name changing

The Trinamul Congress supremo also demanded a response from the Modi government.

In Other Cities

Fire brigade officials said that five auto-rickshaws, one two-wheeler and one car were damaged in the accident. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

3 killed after hoarding on railway premises collapsed on road

The 40-feet hoarding and the iron frame holding it collapsed on vehicles which had stopped at traffic light at Shahir Amar Shaikh Chowk.

Trupti Desai (Photo: PTI)

Trupti Desai taken into preventive custody

Desai was taken from her home at 5 am and kept in “preventive custody” at the Sahakar Nagar police station, the authorities said.

The plea also sought revocation of the appointment of Hyderabad-based sharp shooter Shafaqaut Ali Khan for the job, contending that he lacked the experience of tranquillising wild animals.

Clear stand on killing tigress: Bombay HC

The Nagpur bench of the high court on Tuesday issued notice to the forest department seeking its stand by October 19.

Answering a question, the senior NCP leader said that the state is facing an unprecedented water scarcity.

Congress, NCP to discuss seat sharing on November 2

He did not rule out the Raj Thackeray-led MNS from joining the proposed secular alliance of Congress-NCP for the ensuing elections.