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  India   All India  21 Aug 2018

India, All india, 21 Aug 2018

Ahead of 2019 polls, Ahmed Patel appointed new treasurer of Congress

Rahul Gandhi made key changes in party; appoints Anand Sharma as chairperson of party's foreign affairs department.

21 Aug 2018 8:59 PM

NEET exam once a year, to be handwritten, decides HRD Ministry

The HRD Ministry also voiced concerns about students living in rural areas, who may suffer if the exam is conducted in online mode only.

21 Aug 2018 8:36 PM

Court can’t enter Parliament arena forbidden for judiciary: Centre to SC

The Supreme Court was hearing a batch of petitions seeking to bar persons facing serious criminal charges from electoral politics.

21 Aug 2018 8:29 PM

Court must monitor flood relief operations in Kerala: Petitioner to SC

In his PIL, petitioner Siji Antony said that the court should oversee the proper implementation of the rehabilitation scheme.

21 Aug 2018 7:51 PM

Satya Pal Malik to replace NN Vohra as Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon has been appointed as Governor of Bihar and Satyadev Narayan Arya will be new Governor of Haryana.

21 Aug 2018 7:42 PM


Centre opposes complete ban on sale of crackers during Diwali in top court

However, the Centre suggested that certain conditions can be imposed on the manufacture and sale of high-decibel level crackers.

21 Aug 2018 7:30 PM

Majority of Muslims want Ram temple in Ayodhya: Keshav Prasad Maurya

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister also criticised the Congress party for looking at Ayodhya dispute as a political issue.

21 Aug 2018 6:34 PM

Kerala flood warnings ignored to speed-up commercial projects: Experts

Lakes, wetlands that soak up floods disappeared, and new concrete buildings concentrate excess water and make it harder to drain away.

21 Aug 2018 6:04 PM

Maharashtra sex workers donate Rs 21,000 for Kerala flood victims

Dipak Buram of the city-based NGO Snehalaya said sex workers will raise another Rs 1 lakh by the month-end for Kerala flood victims.

21 Aug 2018 5:35 PM

Floods wash away festive fervour of Onam, Bakrid in Kerala

While Onam falls on Aug 25, Bakrid is being observed in Kerala tomorrow. However, no festivities will be held.

21 Aug 2018 5:28 PM


50-yr-old homeless woman dragged by SUV driven by fashion student

The homeless woman, later identified as Phoolwati, was sent to a hospital where she was declared brought dead, police said.

21 Aug 2018 4:59 PM

Kerala floods: Kochi Airport incurred loss of over Rs 220 crores, says official

Around 200 workers have been engaged to clean up the terminal building and the airport is expected to reopen next week.

21 Aug 2018 4:52 PM

Train services partially restored in flood-affected Kerala

The train services in Kayankulam-Kottayam- Ernakulam and Palakkad-Shoranur-Kozhikkode sections have been resumed.

21 Aug 2018 4:42 PM

Opening of economy and closing of mind destructive mix: Sonia Gandhi

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi called for a collective resolve to fight 'forces of divisiveness, hate and bigotry' in country.

21 Aug 2018 3:35 PM

Imran Khan backs Sidhu, says row over hug 'great disservice to peace'

Imran Khan thanked Navjot Singh Sidhu for attending his oath-taking ceremony on Saturday.

21 Aug 2018 3:24 PM


Kathua rape case: SC asks J&K’s response on custodial torture of witness

SC was hearing a plea by Talib Hussain alleging custodial torture by J&K police in an alleged rape case lodged against him.

21 Aug 2018 2:51 PM

Set up India cell, follow laws to curb fake news: IT minister to WhatsApp CEO

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that though WhatsApp has been a boon there are some 'sinister developments' that provoke crimes.

21 Aug 2018 2:24 PM

2 men get death for raping 8-yr-old in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur

The verdict comes in less than two months after the crime took place.

21 Aug 2018 1:42 PM

Madras HC orders CBSE to tell schools to follow 'no homework rule' or face action

According to CBSE affiliation bylaws, schools must satisfy its advisory saying no school bag and no homework for students up to class 2.

21 Aug 2018 1:38 PM

UAE gives Rs 700 crore to help rebuild flood-hit Kerala

The UAE has been one of the first countries to offer solidarity with the people in Kerala.

21 Aug 2018 1:32 PM