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CLAT-2018: Technical snag doesn‘t affect performance of Lucknow candidates

CLAT-2018: Technical snag doesn‘t affect performance of Lucknow candidates

Despite the widespread technical glitches that examinees faced during the online test, Lucknow candidates passed the exam with flying colours in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)-2018. The results of the exam had been declared on Thursday and are available on the official website of CLAT at clat.ac.in. However, Lucknow’s […]

by August 19, 2018
Parts of Bengal in grip of Tarantula scare, experts say panic baseless

Parts of Bengal in grip of Tarantula scare, experts say panic baseless

Dozens of people across several districts of West Bengal have reported suspected tarantula bites and killed numerous spiders over the fear that their bite is fatal even as zoologists described the panic as unfounded. At least 30 incidents of suspected bites and sightings have been reported in the past few […]

by August 19, 2018
Leader of anti-power grid movement in Bengal arrested from Odisha

Leader of anti-power grid movement in Bengal arrested from Odisha

CPI (ML-Red Star) leader Alik Chakraborty, who is leading an agitation against a proposed power grid in West Bengal’s Bhangar, was arrested from a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. West Bengal police tracked his phone calls and arrested him from the hospital, where he had gone for treatment for […]

by August 19, 2018
All five convicted sentenced to life in 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case

All five convicted sentenced to life in 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case

All the five Indian Mujahideen (IM) extremists, convicted in the 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case, were sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday. Umer Siddiqui (39), Azaharuddin Qureshi (25), Imtiyaz Ansari (35), Haider Ali (30), and Mujibullah Ansari (28) in the case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, […]

by August 19, 2018
20 militants sneak into Kashmir, forces put on high alert in J-K

20 militants sneak into Kashmir, forces put on high alert in J-K

The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on a high alert following reports of large scale infiltration of militants in the Valley from across the Line of Control, officials said here today. There are reports of infiltration of over 20 militants into Kashmir from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) […]

by August 18, 2018
Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident

Seven killed, 26 injured in Shimla bus accident

Seven persons were killed after a bus carrying 33 passengers rolled down a gorge near Chaila in Shimla district. The bus was on its way to Tikkar from Shimla. All the seven persons, including two women, died on the spot, while the 26 others have been injured. The accident was […]

by August 18, 2018
LPG cylinders to be costlier in another setback after fuel price hike

LPG cylinders to be costlier in another setback after fuel price hike

In yet another blow to the public after a continuous hike in fuel prices in the past two weeks, prices for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) increased by Rs 2.34 and Rs 48 for subsidised and non-subsidised cylinders respectively in the national capital on Friday. The new price for subsidised (14.2 […]

by August 18, 2018
PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Singapore PM, president

PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Singapore PM, president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in areas like trade and investment, connectivity, innovation and technology. The two leaders also exchanged views to strengthen bilateral relations and explored further cooperation in the flagship initiatives of the […]

by August 18, 2018
Regularisation of contractual staff: Hooda govt‘s poll-centric move was illegal

Regularisation of contractual staff: Hooda govt‘s poll-centric move was illegal

The writing was on the wall. Thursday’s decision of the Punjab and Haryana high court to of contractual Haryana government employees did not come as a surprise. Staring at an electoral defeat after a nine-year run, the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government had in May 2014 blatantly ignored the advice […]

by August 18, 2018
PM Modi launches BHIM, RuPay and SBI apps in Singapore

PM Modi launches BHIM, RuPay and SBI apps in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three Indian mobile payment apps in Singapore at a business event aimed at internationalisation of the country’s digital payment platform. At the ‘Business, Innovation and Community Event’ on Thursday in Singapore, where digital platform was the main feature, Modi launched India’s BHIM, RuPay and SBI […]

by August 18, 2018