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President Kovind, Vice President Naidu w

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday wished people on New Year eve.

31-Dec-2017
Farewell 2017: That Was The Year That Wa

As we bid adieu to the eventful 2017 and welcome with new hope 2018, IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra  looks back to track some of the major events which made it to the headlines during the year 

31-Dec-2017
Gujarat: Nitin Patel given finance minis

Ahmedabad, Dec 31 (IBNS): Gujarat's deputy chief minister Nitin Patel on Sunday took charge after he was given the finance portfolio.

31-Dec-2017
Rajinikanth announces decision to join p

Chennai, Dec 31 (IBNS): Promising to bring a change, southern superstar and icon Rajinikanth on Sunday announced he will enter politics and float his own political party.

31-Dec-2017
Four CRPF troopers killed in Jaish attac

Srinagar, Dec 31 (IBNS) Four paramilitary CRPF personnel were killed, and several others were injured in an attack by Jaish-e-Muhammad fidayeens at a training centre at Letpora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district during pre-dawn hours on Sunday.

31-Dec-2017
Rajnikanth to float new party and contes

Chennai, Dec 31 (IBNS): Superstar Rajnikanth on Sunday announced that he will enter politics and float his own party.

31-Dec-2017
New India will be fee of communalism and

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): As the countrymen prepares to embrace the new year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promoted the idea of 'New India' which will be free of corruption, communalism, terrorism and casteism and said Indian democracy welcomes 21st century 'New India Voters'.

31-Dec-2017
Kashmir: Indian soldier martyred in cros

Srinagar, Dec 31 (IBNS): An Indian soldier has been killed in cross border firing along the Line of Control in Nowshera Sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday morning.

31-Dec-2017
PM Modi to address 2017's final 'Mann Ki

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the final edition of this year's Mann Ki Baat.

31-Dec-2017
Pulwama: Militants attack CRPF camp, one

Srinagar, Dec 31 (IBNS): A CRPF trooper died in the ongoing gunfight at Lethpora area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday.

31-Dec-2017
An unintended mistake, but not justified

East Jerusalem/New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Following a diplomatic gaffe in Pakistan's Rawalpindi, that has left India seething, Palestine has been seen in a damage control mode, trying to pacify New Delhi.

30-Dec-2017
Lucknow: 51 girls rescued from Madrasa,

Lucknow, Dec 30 (IBNS): In a shocking incident, at least 51 girls were rescued from a Madrasa in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow city.

30-Dec-2017
Palestine recalls ambassador to Pakistan

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): After a major controversy erupted when Palestinian ambassador to Pakistan shared stage with 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafeez Saeed during an event in Rawalpindi city, the country has decided to recall its envoy from the south Asian nation, media reports said.

30-Dec-2017
India formally lodges protest with Pales

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): India lodged its displeasure to the Palestinian authorities over the sharing of dais by the country's ambassador with 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafeez Saeed during an event in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city on Friday.

30-Dec-2017
Parliament should not become a platform

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Parliament should not become a platform for scoring political brownie points.

30-Dec-2017
Narendra Modi asks people to tune into M

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people to listen to his monthly radio address Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.

30-Dec-2017
Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur meets

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister  Jairam Thakur on Saturday met BJP President Amit Shah here.

30-Dec-2017
Prime Minister to deliver two key addres

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address, via video conference, of the 85th Sivagiri Pilgrimage Celebrations, at Sivagiri Mutt, Varkala, Kerala, on Sunday, December 31.

30-Dec-2017
Four students arrested in Delhi for drug

 New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS) : Delhi police have arrested four students of reputed educational institutions allegedly for being involved in a drug peddling racket in the national capital, media reports said.

30-Dec-2017
Bhansali's Padmavati passed by Censor Bo

Mumbai, Dec 30 (IBNS) : The Censor Board for Film Certification (CBFC) has passed Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati with a change in its name, reports said.

30-Dec-2017
Assam tense ahead of first draft NRC pub

Guwahati, Dec 30 (IBNS) : Assam government has stepped up security measures in the state to prevent any untoward situation following the publication of the first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC). 

30-Dec-2017
Kamala Mills fire :BMC carries out demol

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS) : A day after 14 people were killed and 55 injured in a massive fire in Kamala Mills Compound in Mumbai's Lower Parel area, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) carried out a demolition drive against illegal structures in the premises on Saturday, media reports said.

30-Dec-2017
Anti-government demonstrations grip Iran

Tehran, Dec 30 (IBNS): Iranian forces have arrested several people after anti-government protests gripped the nation on Friday, reports said.

30-Dec-2017
Indian boys missing in France : CBI file

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS) : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case of human trafficking against three people for allegedly duping 25 teenage Indian students in the name of taking them to France for a Rugby training where they went missing, media reports said.

30-Dec-2017
Slap-gate: Rahul Gandhi not happy, raps

Shimla, Dec 30 (IBNS): A miffed Rahul Gandhi rapped senior Congress leader Asha Kumari on Friday, as the latter had gotten herself involved in a physical altercation with a cop.

30-Dec-2017
Palestine Ambassador to Pakistan shares

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Paving way for controversy, Palestinian Ambassador to Pakistan Waleed Abu Ali was photographed as sharing the stage with Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan's Rawalpindi on Friday.

29-Dec-2017
Guwahati: Nitin Gadkari falls ill in Maj

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari on Friday suddenly fell ill while he was attending a function held in Upper Assam’s Majuli district.

29-Dec-2017
Arunachal Pradesh govt decides to hand o

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): The BJP-led Arunachal Pradesh has decided to hand over the multi crore rupees Public Distribution System (PDS) scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which was happened during the previous Congress government tenure in 2004-2007.

29-Dec-2017
Naidu asks MPs to not use the word 'begg

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday asked lawmakers to stop using the word "beg" before laying reports or papers in the House.

29-Dec-2017
Ahead of Meghalaya polls, 5 Congress MLA

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Ahead of Meghalaya assembly polls, the Congress is facing major set back after its five legislators on Friday resigned from the assembly to join BJP ally the National People's Party (NPP).

29-Dec-2017
Air Chief MArshal BS Dhanoa flies last s

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS):    Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff is on a three day visit from 28-30 Dec 17 to Air Force Station Nal, one of the premier air bases operating the MiG-21 aircraft.

29-Dec-2017
Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur meets

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister  Jairam Thakur on Friday met Vice President Venkaiah Naidu here.

29-Dec-2017
President of India Kovind to grace the 2

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): President of India Ram Nath Kovind will leave for Karnataka on Friday to grace the 22nd convocation of NIMHANS, Bengaluru on Saturday.

29-Dec-2017
Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Five BMC offic

Mumbai, Dec 29 (IBNS): Five officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have been suspended following the Kamala Mills fire in Mumbai's Lower Parel area, according to media reports on Friday.

29-Dec-2017
Can a rainbow coalition of disparate opp

How fast political fortunes of major political forces change in India? Well, quite fast if 2017 is any indication. The year had started off with a bumper harvest for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh, but ended with a pyrrhic victory for the party in its citadel Gujarat.

29-Dec-2017
New Delhi-Varanasi train derails at New

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): The Northern Railways has started an inquiry into the derailment of the Manduadih Express in New Delhi, according to media reports.

29-Dec-2017
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu reachin

Kolkata, Dec 29 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu is arriving on a two-day visit to Kolkata in the evening on Friday.

29-Dec-2017
Kamala Mills: Times Network condoles fir

Mumbai, Dec 29 (IBNS): TV giant Times Network has condoled the loss in the Mumbai Lower Parel fire accident which claimed at least 14 lives.

29-Dec-2017
Kamala Mills fire: At least 14 killed, 1

Mumbai, Dec 29 (IBNS) : A major fire outbreak in Mumbai's Lower Parel area claimed at least 14 lives, while injuring 19 others, reports said.

29-Dec-2017
IPS officer Bharati Ghosh resigns after

Kolkata, Dec 28 (IBNS): Days after she was removed from Superintendent of Police (SP)'s post, senior IPS officer Bharati Ghosh put forward her resignation letter to the state police department on Thursday, sources said.

28-Dec-2017
Lok Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill, all

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): In a landmark move, the Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Triple Talaq Bill while defeating all amendments to it.

28-Dec-2017
India successfully test fires Advanced A

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): India, on Thursday, successfully carried out an interceptor missile test, thus validating the reliability of its two layered Ballistic Missile Defence, according to media reports.

28-Dec-2017
Army Chief Bipin Rawat arrives in Dimapu

Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS): Chief of the Indian Army General Bipin Rawat reached Dimapur in Nagaland on Thursday to commence his visit to important locations in Assam, Nagaland and Manipur and spend time with the Spear Corps over December 28 and 29.

28-Dec-2017
Kabul blast: At least 40 killed

Kabul, Dec 28 (IBNS): At least 40 people were killed in a suicide attack in Kabul on Thursday morning, report said.

28-Dec-2017
Vice President Naidu unveils book on for

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu said that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a sage, a visionary par excellence who brought developmental reforms to the forefront of governance.

28-Dec-2017
Kashmir : CM Mehbooba Mufti's brother sw

Srinagar, Dec 28 (IBNS) : Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, and Javaid Mustafa, a former minister, on Thursday took the oath of office and secrecy as cabinet ministers.

28-Dec-2017
Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Lok Sabha, d

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS) : The Government on Thursday introduced in the Lok Sabha the  Triple Talaq Bill,  months  after the Supreme Court struck down the Muslim practice of instant divorce.

28-Dec-2017
Minister Anant Kumar Hegde apologises in

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS) : Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde on Thursday  apologised in Parliament after days of protests by the opposition  over his comment that his party, the ruling BJP, will "soon change the Constitution.

28-Dec-2017
Kulbhushan's meeting with mother and wif

New Delhi, Dec 28 (IBNS) : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday launched a  a blistering attack on Pakistan over the ill treatment of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother, saying the  meeting of a mother with her son and  a wife with her husband was turned into a propaganda tool by Pakistan.

28-Dec-2017
GoI changes biometric rule for infants;

New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec 28 (IBNS): Months after promising change, the Indian Government has finally nodded in favour of altering biometric procedures for infants.

28-Dec-2017
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