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  India   All India  21 Oct 2017

India, All india, 21 Oct 2017

Kin of 39 Indians missing in Iraq asked to undergo DNA tests

In 2014, 39 Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, were reportedly taken hostage by ISIS when it overran Iraq's Mosul.

21 Oct 2017 9:49 PM

Railway Board to review rail bridges needing repair; 252 in dilapidated state

The Railway Board had sought details of the bridges and it was observed that a large number of bridges needed rehabilitation.

21 Oct 2017 5:22 PM

Joy ride: J'khand CM, friends on bikes without helmets in Ranchi

Not only Das but all his friends who are driving along with him are seen driving their two wheelers without helmets.

21 Oct 2017 5:10 PM

Radicalisation due to social media, being addressed seriously: Army Chief

Discussing the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Chief of Army Staff assured that the situation in the valley is improving.

21 Oct 2017 4:56 PM

Mumbai girl protests against noise, gets bashed, suffers nose fracture

The accused was arrested on the day of the incident, but was later grated bail by a local court, police said.

21 Oct 2017 3:45 PM


Aadhaar not must for ration: J'khand govt after girl starves to death

Any card, including a driver's license and voter ID card or any specified card, is permissible for procuring food grains.

21 Oct 2017 3:29 PM

Rajasthan new law: Can't prosecute public servants without sanction

The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017 also seeks to bar the media from reporting on accusations.

21 Oct 2017 3:16 PM

Yogi govt doubles exgratia for UP policemen who die on duty

Yogi also acknowledged the work of Special Task Force, Anti-Terrorist Squad and said they have made commendable contribution to the state.

21 Oct 2017 11:49 AM

11 killed, 11 injured as truck overturns in Maharashtra's Sangli

The injured people have been rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.

21 Oct 2017 10:54 AM

Prayed for nation's development, well-being of citizens at Kedarnath: PM

Narendra Modi visited the famous Kedarnath temple before laying the foundation stone of five projects in the region.

21 Oct 2017 10:30 AM


MSRTC workers call off 5-day strike after holding core committee meet

MSRTC employees had gone on an indefinite strike on October 17 demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission.

21 Oct 2017 10:07 AM

Cheap politics before Gujarat poll: Cong on PM's claims at Kedarnath

On Friday, PM blamed the former UPA govt for stopping him as Gujarat CM from rebuilding the Kedarnath shrine after the 2013 flash floods.

21 Oct 2017 9:27 AM

Bofors scam: CBI asks for Centre's nod to move SC to challenge 2005 ruling

CBI said it wanted to file the SLP challenging Delhi HC order quashing all charges against Europe-based Hinduja brothers in Bofors case.

21 Oct 2017 8:57 AM

China stops NSCN(K) from joining Naga talks

Security sources said it was aimed at dissuading the NSCN(K) from joining the talks with the Government of India.

21 Oct 2017 3:37 AM

Second top law officer quits, says reason is ‘personal’

There was speculation a few months ago that the Supreme Court collegium was considering his name as a judge of the highest court.

21 Oct 2017 3:20 AM


MP ritual: Villagers let cows trample over them

The annual ritual is performed in Bhidawad village of Ujjain district a day after Diwali to bring peace and prosperity to devotees.

21 Oct 2017 3:04 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan orders probe into ‘Aadhaar death’

The 11-year old girl in Jharkhand’s Simdega district apparently died due to startvation.

21 Oct 2017 3:00 AM

CBI seeks govt nod to file SLP in Bofors case

The CBI will also look into the “facts and circumstances” mentioned by the private detective.

21 Oct 2017 2:58 AM

J&K’s portable brazier ‘kangar’ losing its sheen

In Kashmiri Pandit families, there is a tradition of offering cash to a newly-married bride in a beautifully decorated Kangar.

21 Oct 2017 2:53 AM

Firecrackers with bizarre names go viral on social media

A police officer of the same area, when asked, said that he was not aware of such crackers.

21 Oct 2017 2:50 AM