Firecracker factory blast in Punjab kills 23

A major blast at a firecracker factory in Batala town of Punjab killed over 23 people and injured more than a dozen others, some of them seriously

SC to examine legality of J&K’s altered status

The Supreme Court sought the response of the Centre and the Jammu & Kashmir government to a bunch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of two decisions - the presidential order scrapping the state’s special status under Article...

74-year-old woman in Andhra gives birth to twins

Perhaps for the first time in the world, a 74-year-old woman from a village in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh became a mother and gave birth to twin girls

Karnataka govt won't pursue proposal for separate state flag

The BJP government in Karnataka indicated that it would not pursue the previous Congress government's proposal for a separate state flag that was pending before the central government

NRC won't be implemented in West Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government will not allow the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state

19,00,000 left out, final Assam NRC elicits anger & sense of betrayal

Assam’s NRC upgradation process ended with the rejection of the citizenship claims of a little over 19,00,000 people out of the total 40,00,000 who had not found a place in last year’s draft National Register of Citizens

Vibrant Gujarat roadshow held in Mumbai

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a roadshow in Mumbai on November 26, for the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

The mortal remains of Prabha Arun Kumar, 41, the IT consultant who was stabbed to death in Sydney on March 7, was consigned to flames at her birth place in Dakshina Kannada district's Amtoor village, about 30 km from Mangaluru, on Sunday

A police sub-inspector has beaten up his 20-25 -year-old daughter in public in Tamil Nadu. Passers-by were mute spectators to the incident. She was rescued when two women rushed to help her before alerting the police.

The Indian Journalists Association and Foreign Press Association organised the press launch of the book 'The Modi Effects: Inside Narendra Modi's Campaign to Transform India'by Lance Price at the FPA office.A former political Spin doctor Price...

FICCI, the High Commission of India and UKIBC organised a meeting with UK companies to meet with Indian Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley and his delegation from India on the evening of Friday 13th March at the Institute of Engineers in Westminster.



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