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Accused in rape of minor girl in Kerala held

A man accused of raping a minor girl in Kanjirappally, was nabbed in the early hours of Saturday, police said. Arun Suresh, hailing from Karimbukayam...

Security beefed up at Sabarimala

Security has been beefed up at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala and nearby areas in view of the anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition , Devaswom of...

Shrikumar Menon granted bail on complaint filed by Manju Warrier

Malayalam film director V.A Shrikumar Menon was on Thursday arrested and later freed on bail on a complaint filed by actress Manju Warrier for allege...

Verdict allowing women into Sabarimala not the 'final word':SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said its 2018 verdict allowing entry of girls and women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Kerala's Sabarimala was ...

Need to be alert against Pakistan: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India has no extra-territorial ambitions but asked the armed forces to be alert against Pakistan "which pursues t...

3.18 lakh children missing since 2014: Minister

A total of 3.18 lakh children, including 52,272 in Madhya Pradesh, have gone missing in the country since 2014 , Women and Child Development Minister...

UP becoming country's rape capital: Congress

The Congress party demanded strict action against the accused in the Unnao case, saying the Uttar Pradesh government has to wake up to realise that t...

Contribute towards welfare of armed forces: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to contribute in the Armed Forces Flag Day fund for the welfare of armed forces personnel. "On Armed Forces...

Trump calls on World Bank to stop lending to China

U.S President Donald Trump lashed out at the World Bank on Friday, blaming the international financial institution for lending money to China. "Why i...

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over 'pedo guy' tweet

Tesla co-founder Elon Musk has been cleared of defamation by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labeled a British caver 'pedo guy'. The j...

Trump pulls back on designating Mexico cartels as 'terror' groups

U.S President Donald Trump pulled back on his stated plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror groups, saying he was doing so at the request ...

Trump urges UNSC to address shared security threat

U.S President Donald Trump urged United Nations Security Council members to address shared security threats and promote religious liberty across the ...

President's Colour awarded to Indian Naval Academy

President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the President's Colour, the highest honour that is bestowed upon a military unit, to the Indian Naval Academy near ...

ISRO to launch Cartosat-3 on Nov 25

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) would launch its earth imaging and mapping satellite Cartosat-3 along with 13 commercial nano satellite...

2,391 people died during monsoon in 2019

As many as 2,391 people lost their lives and over eight lakh houses were damaged during the monsoon in 2019, Union minister of state for home Nityana...

IIT-M girl suicide: Students end indefinite fast

Two IIT-Madras students, who had embarked on an indefinite 'hunger strike' following the death of a girl student announced withdrawal of their protes...

NITI Aayog mulls healthcare system for middle class

NITI Aayog is mulling building up a healthcare system for the middle class which is still not covered under any public healthcare system, the governm...

Edamon-Kochi powerline inaugurated

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday formally inaugurated the 148km long Edamon-Kochi power highway which will increase the states power ...

Heavy rush of pilgrims in Sabarimala, 2 women sent back

Amid heavy rush of devotees to the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, police on Monday sent back two women devotees from Andhra Pradesh at Pamba as t...

Indians studying in U.S increased by nearly 3%: Report

The number of Indians studying in the United States increased by almost three per cent to over 2 lakh in the 2018-19 academic year, according to a re...

Kerala govt not considering judicial probe into killing of Maoists

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan ruled out a judicial inquiry for now into the recent killing of four Maoists in an alleged encounter and said ...

Govt to sell BPCL, Air India by March: Minister

The government is aiming to complete the sale of state-run companies Air India and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) by March, Finance Minister Nir...

AIMPLB for review of SC verdict in Ayodhya case

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) favoured seeking a review of the Supreme Court's judgement in the Ayodhya issue, and said it was aga...

India offers visa-on-arrival facility to UAE citizens

India has granted visa-on-arrival facility to the citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with an aim to enhance people-to-people contacts and tra...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins SL presidential election

Sri Lanka's controversial wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will lead the country after ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa conceded t...

Justice S.A Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was administered oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. Justice Bobde, 63, succe...

Sabarimala temple opens for pilgrimage season

Amid tight security, the gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala were thrown open for the two-month long 'Mandala-Makaravilakku' pilgrimage se...

Current economic slowdown episodic, says N.K Singh

Finance Commission Chairman N.K Singh said the current economic slowdown is episodic and expressed hope that sluggishness will not continue for long....

Our vision is not limited to forming govt: Gadkari

The vision of the RSS and its affiliated organisations is not limited to 'forming government' but it is more about "nation-building", senior BJP lead...

German parliament approves carbon pricing, air ticket hike

Germany's parliament has approved a bill to introduce a price for carbon emissions in the transport and heating sectors as part of a broader package ...

Govt mulls raising insurance cover on bank deposits

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government will bring legislations on raising insurance cover on bank deposits from the current Rs 1 lak...

Exports decline by 1.11% in October

India's exports contracted for the third month in a row in October by 1.11 per cent to USD 26.38 billion mainly on account of a significant dip in sh...