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Prashanth Acharya of Moodabidri dies of Electric Shock

Prashanth Acharya aged about 29 years is reported to be dead by an electric shock on October 28.

Delhi LG to explore government formation options

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung will explore the possibility of government formation in Delhi over the next few days, said an official statement Wednesday.

Vietnamese PM’s visit will strengthen ties: President

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to India will further consolidate the special relationship shared by the two countries, President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday.

Centre submits names of 627 Indians in Supreme Court

The Central Government on Wednesday submitted before the Supreme Court a list of names of Indians having accounts in foreign banks.

Finally Haryana ministers get portfolios

Nearly three days after swearing-in, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Tuesday night allotted portfolios to the newly-inducted ministers.

BJP criticises Akhilesh for attacks on policemen

Lucknow, Oct 28 The BJP Tuesday criticised the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for failing to take action against its party workers for attacking policemen in the state.

Burdwan blast: youth arrested from Nepal

A 29-year-old youth was arrested Monday from Nepal in connection with the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, intelligence sources said.

Centre to link mobile SIM with Aadhaar: Official

The central government is working hard to link mobile SIM with the Unique Identification (UID) number or Aadhaar, a senior official said here Monday.

PM congratulates Sania for winning WTA Finals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for her victory in the WTA Finals.


Will probe all land scams of previous govt: Haryana ministers

Hours after taking oath as cabinet ministers, Anil Vij and Capt Abhimanyu today said the BJP government

Indian Oil official goes missing in Assam

A senior official of Indian Oil Sunday went missing from Assam’s Tinsukia district, police said.

Delhi colony tense, one in critical condition

Delhi’s Trilokpuri area remained tense Sunday though no violence was reported, police said

Three-time Thiruvananthapuram LS member A.Charles dead

A. Charles, senior Congress leader and the only person to win thrice from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, died Sunday morning at a private hospital.

Nine killed in Assam accident

At least nine people, including five women, were killed when the bus they were travelling on fell into a gorge in Assam’s Nagaon district early Sunday, police said.

Patient dies unattended in Ghaziabad hospital

A 60-year-old patient died after he reportedly remained unattended for eight days at the government hospital here, officials said Saturday.

Four shot at in Delhi rioting, 33 arrested

Four people were shot at during a clash between two communities over a petty issue in east Delhi’s Trilokpuri area, police said, adding that 33 people have been arrested.

Punjab launches scheme for water-logged areas

Starting with two villages in the worst affected district of Muktsar, the Punjab government Saturday launched a scheme for develpment of infrastructure in these villages.

Tamil Nadu government hikes milk prices

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam Saturday announced the government’s decision to hike the prices of toned milk by Rs.10 per litre.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts journalists in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting journalists over tea in the national capital in what is his first formal outreach to the media.

Hundreds of devotees take holy dip in Yamuna

Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya Saturday morning

Minister resigns in Jammu and Kashmir

Sham Lal Sharma, senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir minister for public health engineering, irrigation and flood control, has quit.

Three union ministers increase assets in five months

The assets of at least three union ministers have increased since they assumed office five months ago, a joint statement by the National Election Watch and Association of Democratic Reforms said Friday.

Country proud of your valour, PM greets ITBP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday greeted the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on its 53rd Raising Day and said the country was proud of the valour and service of its men and officers.

NIA chief takes stock of Burdwan blast probe

NIA chief Sharad Kumar Friday arrived in West Bengal’s Burdwan district to take stock of the investigation into the Oct 2 blast in which militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is suspected to have been involved.

Haryana paanwala gets Rs.132 crore power bill

A paan or betel-leaf seller in Haryana has got a shocker of an electricity bill this Diwali. His bill is a whopping over Rs.132 crore.

Pension scheme for 40 lakh families in UP

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will launch a pension scheme for 40 lakh families, including those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and minorities

Delhi fire department gets 293 calls on Diwali

The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) received 293 calls the highest in the past five years on Diwali Thursday, an official said Friday.

Bangalore police still looking for child’s attacker

Police are sweating out to find vital clues in the alleged sexual assault of a three-year-old child in an elite school here Oct 21

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