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6 children die as car falls into pond in Bihar
One child was rescued before drowning and rushed to the hospital.

6 children die as car falls into pond in Bihar

19 Jun 2018 | 10:55 AM

PATNA: Six children were killed on Tuesday in Ararriya of Bihar after a car in which they were travelling in fell into a pond.

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Patna, June 19

Six children were killed on Tuesday in Ararriya of Bihar after a car in which they were travelling in fell into a pond.

The incident took place near Tarabadi area.

One child was rescued before drowning and rushed to the hospital.

More details are awaited. ANI

Recovering fast, will try to resume work today: Sisodia

Recovering fast, will try to resume work today: Sisodia

19 Jun 2018 | 10:41 AM

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was on a hunger strike since June 13 at the lieutenant governor's office and hospitalised after his health deteriorated, said that he is "recovering fast" and will try and resume work from on Tuesday.

Food poisoning kills 4 in Maharashtra’s Raigad

19 Jun 2018 | 9:52 AM

RAIGAD: Four people were killed due to suspected food-poisoning after a house-warming dinner here, police said on Tuesday.

Distressed farmers knock Supreme Court's doors for relief

19 Jun 2018 | 11:19 AM

MUMBAI: A farmers' group has taken its fight for higher remuneration and other issues to the Supreme Court, where it has filed a petition challenging an Article in the Constitution, which it claims is against cultivators.

Afghan Sikh MP-to-be holds out hope for community

Afghan Sikh MP-to-be holds out hope for community

19 Jun 2018 | 11:57 AM

KABUL:Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan’s tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next Parliament, where he says he hopes to serve the entire country.

Nirav travelled on cancelled passport despite Interpol alert

Nirav travelled on cancelled passport despite Interpol alert

19 Jun 2018 | 11:37 AM

NEW DELHI:Absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi managed to travel across several countries even after information about his passport being revoked by the Indian government was flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, the CBI said here today.

Youth gets 3 years in jail for sexually harassing minor girl

Youth gets 3 years in jail for sexually harassing minor girl

19 Jun 2018 | 10:39 AM

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A court here has sentenced a 23-year-old man to three years in jail for sexually harassing a minor girl, and imposed a fine of Rs 8,000 on him.

Chanda stays on leave, COO gets ICICI charge

Chanda stays on leave, COO gets ICICI charge

19 Jun 2018 | 10:53 AM

NEW DELHI:ICICI Bank on Monday announced that its CEO Chanda Kochhar would be on leave till the completion of internal inquiry against her in the Videocon loan matter and named Sandeep Bakhshi as Chief Operating Officer (COO), who would be handling all the businesses.

Chatter over Pinarayi, Mamata sharing space

Chatter over Pinarayi, Mamata sharing space

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:The picture of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rubbing shoulders expressing solidarity with beleaguered Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offered a rare sub-text that may leave the traditional supporters of either parties somewhat confused.

BJP ignores Kejri’s dharna as Delhi crisis enters 2nd week

BJP ignores Kejri’s dharna as Delhi crisis enters 2nd week

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:One of the senior-most BJP leaders had once said this about AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and his brand of “dharna/confrontation” politics: “The problem is he (Kejriwal) knows how to climb a tree but he does not know when and how to get down, which is why he ends up without an escape route in most situations.

Assam flood, landslides claim 14 lives

19 Jun 2018 | 1:58 AM

GUWAHATI:Flood and landslides have so far claimed 14 lives in Assam where six districts are reeling under flood, affecting about 5.5 lakh people.

Disharmony, growth can’t go together: Cong to PM

Disharmony, growth can’t go together: Cong to PM

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:The Congress on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of leaving “no stone unturned to mismanage” the Indian economy even as it asked who the country’s Finance Minister was.

Ramya caustic tweet on Modi invites trolls

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:Congress’ social media head Divya Spandana provoked extreme reactions on Twitter on Monday when she posted an old picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accuse him of non performance.

India, China, Pak must hold ‘trilateral’ summit

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:India and China should expand scope of bilateral cooperation to address relations with Pakistan by including them in a trilateral talk.

Swaraj, Italian PM discuss bilateral ties

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

ROME:India and Italy agreed to boost cooperation in counter terrorism and cyber security as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met the Italian leadership and discussed steps to revitalise bilateral ties.

Telugu producer, wife held for sex racket in US

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

WASHINGTON:An Indian-origin couple has been arrested for allegedly running a high-end prostitution ring in the US by luring at least five actresses from Tollywood and advertising them for sex at Indian conferences and cultural events across the country, according to a media report.

Fund for disabled soldiers soon

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:With growing number of disabilities in the Army, the Ministry of Defence is considering setting up a separate fund to provide greater help to affected soldiers.

Judicial chambers ransacked

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

BHAGALPUR (BIHAR):A group of unidentified men ransacked five chambers of judicial officers at Naugachhia Civil Court complex in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district and burnt records relating to several cases, the police said.

Assam gets 19-hospital cancer care grid with Tata push

Assam gets 19-hospital cancer care grid with Tata push

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

GUWAHATI:Tata Trusts Chairman Ratan Tata on Monday centrally laid the foundation of the 19-hospital cancer care grid project worth Rs 1,910 crore in Assam in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and a host of cancer care experts from across the country.

20 held for cheating in UP police exam

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

LUCKNOW:The Uttar Pradesh Police arrested at least 20 people from across the state on Monday for reportedly aiding cheating through hi-tech devices such as spy-mics, placing ‘solvers’ and impersonating aspirants during the first day of the two-day police constable recruitment examination.

Curfew relaxed in Shillong

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

GUWAHATI:Night curfew has been further relaxed in the entire Shillong city, including areas under Lumdiengjri police station.

Chapters on Yogi’s Nath sect in schoolbooks

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

LUCKNOW:Children in Uttar Pradesh’s government schools would be taught about four saints, three of them – Baba Gorakhnath, Baba Gambhirnath and Swami Pranavananda — belonging to the Nath sect that is headed by CM Yogi Adityanath.

SC notice to Maha Govt, Trimbakeshwar trust

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Maharashtra Government and Tribakeshwar Sansthan Trust on a public interest litigation highlighting poor maintenance of Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple at Nashik—one of the 12 “Jyotirlingas”.

2 Chinese nationals held for liquor ban violation

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

PATNA:Two Chinese nationals, who claimed to be employees of a mobile phone company, were arrested on Monday from a guest house in Patna for violating the new liquor laws of Bihar that had gone dry two years ago.

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Couple holds ballot to decide baby’s name

19 Jun 2018 | 1:42 AM

Nagpur: There were ‘election banners’ and a ‘ballot box’ too, and when all the votes were counted, a couple in Maharashtra got the name for their baby boy. Mithun and Mansi Bang of Gondiya district decided the name for their baby boy, born on April 5, by holding an ‘election’ on June 15 with family members, friends and relatives as voters.

Swaraj calls on Italian PM; discusses steps to revitalise bilateral ties

Swaraj calls on Italian PM; discusses steps to revitalise bilateral ties

18 Jun 2018 | 9:44 PM

ROME: India and Italy on Monday agreed to boost cooperation in counter terrorism and cyber security as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met the top Italian leadership and discussed steps to revitalise the bilateral ties.

SC issues notices to Trimbakeshwar Sansthan Trust, Maharashtra govt

SC issues notices to Trimbakeshwar Sansthan Trust, Maharashtra govt

18 Jun 2018 | 9:42 PM

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Maharashtra Government and Tribakeshwar Sansthan Trust on a Public Interest Litigation highlighting poor maintenance of Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple at Nasik—one of the 12 ‘jyotirlingas’.

ED files fresh chargesheet against Mallya, prepares for fugitive tag

ED files fresh chargesheet against Mallya, prepares for fugitive tag

18 Jun 2018 | 9:30 PM

MUMBAI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday filed a fresh chargesheet against embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, two companies linked to him and others on charges of money laundering.

Ramya’s caustic tweet on PM backfires

Ramya’s caustic tweet on PM backfires

18 Jun 2018 | 8:51 PM

NEW DELHI: Congress social media head Divya Spandana provoked extreme reactions on Twitter on Monday when she posted an old picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accuse him of non-performance.

Nirav Modi travelled despite Interpol flashing info on revocation of passport: CBI

Nirav Modi travelled despite Interpol flashing info on revocation of passport: CBI

18 Jun 2018 | 8:48 PM

NEW DELHI: Absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi managed to travel across several countries even after information about his passport being revoked by the Indian government was flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, the CBI said here on Monday.

Delhi HC pulls up Kejriwal over sit-in at L-G’s office

Delhi HC pulls up Kejriwal over sit-in at L-G’s office

18 Jun 2018 | 8:02 PM

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up the Aam Aadmi Party government for holding sit-in protests inside the lieutenant governor’s office, as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s dharna against a so-called strike by Delhi bureaucrats enters its second week.

Next CJI’s appointment: Don’t question govt’s intention, says Law Minister

Next CJI’s appointment: Don’t question govt’s intention, says Law Minister

18 Jun 2018 | 10:23 PM

NEW DELHI: The government’s intention on the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) should not be questioned, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.

TMC legislator challenges Centre’s move to set up ‘Social Media Hub’

TMC legislator challenges Centre’s move to set up ‘Social Media Hub’

18 Jun 2018 | 8:14 PM

NEW DELHI: A TMC MLA on Monday challenged in the Supreme Court the Centre’s move to set up a ‘Social Media Communication Hub’ to collect and analyse digital and social media content. TMC legislator Mahua Moitra wanted the top court to stay the entire project on the ground that it would violate an individual’s right to privacy.

Rahul slams both Kejriwal, BJP for Delhi crisis

Rahul slams both Kejriwal, BJP for Delhi crisis

18 Jun 2018 | 9:36 PM

NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the BJP for their protests leading to a stalemate in the city, while accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring the crisis.

Delhi govt vs L-G: Shiv Sena backs Kejriwal’s stand

Delhi govt vs L-G: Shiv Sena backs Kejriwal’s stand

18 Jun 2018 | 5:33 PM

MUMBAI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is locked in a bitter battle with the Central Government, received unexpected support from the Shiv Sena, with its party chief backing the Aam Aadmi Party’s stand.

After Jain, now AAP's Manish Sisodia hospitalised

After Jain, now AAP's Manish Sisodia hospitalised

18 Jun 2018 | 4:07 PM

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, on hunger strike at LG's office since June 13, was on Monday taken to a hospital, said Kejriwal. Sisodia, who had been on an indefinite hunger strike at the Lieutenant Governor office for five days, was rushed to the hospital after his health deteriorated.

NSCN(K) claims responsibility for Nagaland ambush

18 Jun 2018 | 3:06 PM

KOHIMA: The NSCN(K), a banned Naga militant outfit, has claimed responsibility for Sundays ambush with an Assam Rifles patrol party in Nagaland.

Working hard to improve train punctuality: Railway Minister

18 Jun 2018 | 2:34 PM

NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said greater emphasis on train punctuality is being given without compromising on safety.

In video amid selfies, rescued python almost strangles forest officer

In video amid selfies, rescued python almost strangles forest officer

18 Jun 2018 | 11:25 PM

CHANDIGARH:It was a narrow escape for Sanjoy Dutta, a Range Officer of Baikunthapur forest in Jalpaiguri, after a python he rescued from a village almost strangled him to death while he was posing for selfies with locals.

In video amid selfies, rescued python almost strangles forest officer in WB

18 Jun 2018 | 1:02 PM

CHANDIGARH: It was a narrow escape for Sanjoy Dutta, a Range Officer of Baikunthapur Forest in Jalpaiguri, after a python he rescued from a village almost strangled him to death while he was posing for selfies with locals.

Jaitley hints at no cut in excise on petrol; asks citizens to pay taxes

Jaitley hints at no cut in excise on petrol; asks citizens to pay taxes

18 Jun 2018 | 10:12 PM

NEW DELHI: Arun Jaitley urged citizens to pay their due share of taxes “honestly” to reduce dependence on oil as a revenue source, and ruled out any cut in excise duty on petrol.

Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui suggests India-Pak-China trilateral

Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui suggests India-Pak-China trilateral

18 Jun 2018 | 10:35 PM

NEW DELHI: Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui has suggested an India-Pak-China trilateral on the sidelines of the SCO framework. He was addressing a seminar.

Gang war in Delhi’s Burari; woman among 3 dead

Gang war in Delhi’s Burari; woman among 3 dead

18 Jun 2018 | 5:34 PM

NEW DELHI: Gunshots rang out in north Delhi's Burari area on Monday as two criminal gangs opened fire at each other, killing three persons, including a woman passer-by, police said.

No end in sight to Delhi-Centre impasse; AAP minister hospitalised late night, stable

No end in sight to Delhi-Centre impasse; AAP minister hospitalised late night, stable

18 Jun 2018 | 12:33 PM

The condition of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was hospitalised late last night, is stable, a senior doctor on Monday said.

Muthalik’s ‘dog remark’ on Gauri Lankesh murder case leads to controversy

Muthalik’s ‘dog remark’ on Gauri Lankesh murder case leads to controversy

18 Jun 2018 | 1:09 PM

BENGALURU: Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's reference to the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has drawn a furious reaction from the Congress on Monday.

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