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New Delhi, May 26 (IBNS): The Narendra Modi-led central government completed its four years in office on Saturday.

26-May-2018
Venkaiah Naidu calls for ‘effective di

New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS): Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged the Indian diplomats to ensure ‘effective diplomacy’ in the context of multipolar and fast changing order of international relations to protect national interests.

25-May-2018
Assam: 20 students rescued after country

Guwahati, May 25 (IBNS): At least 20 students have been safely rescued after a country boat capsized in Kopili river in Assam’s West Karbi Anglong district.

25-May-2018
PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee

Santiniketan, May 25 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Friday inaugurated the Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan, West Bengal.

25-May-2018
Karnataka DGP not transferred after Mama

Bengaluru, May 25 (IBNS): Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has clarified to say that DGP Neelamani Raju was not transferred following West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's complaint against the first ever woman police chief of the state over traffic fiasco in Bengaluru on Wednesday, media reports said.

25-May-2018
Karnataka : Kumaraswamy wins trust vote

Bengaluru, May 25 (IBNS) : Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy won a motion of confidence for his coalition Government  on the floor of the state assembly on Friday, as the Bharatiya Janata Party walked out from the house, reports said.

25-May-2018
If found guilty, Major Gogoi will be giv

New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS): Army Chief Bipin Rawat on Friday said Major Leetul Gogoi will get exemplary punishment if found guilty of being involved in a fracas.

25-May-2018
All five accused found guilty in 2013 Bo

Patna, May 25 (IBNS): All five accused in the 2013 Bodh Gaya blast were found guilty by a special NIA court in Patna on Friday, reports said. 

25-May-2018
Netherlands PM Mark Rutte inaugurates In

New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS) :  Netherlands Prime Minister  Mark Rutte inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum to take forward the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment of the Netherlands  in June last year.

25-May-2018
Dutch PM cuts short India visit by a day

New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS): Dutch  Prime minister Mark Rutte has cut short his India visit and is flying back home on Friday night, a day early, to discuss with the rest of the cabinet the new findings about the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014, reports said.

25-May-2018
Karnataka: Ramesh of Cong elected Speake

Bengaluru, May 25 (IBNS):  Congress MLA KR Ramesh was unanimously elected as the Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly as the floor test for the HD Kumaraswamy coalition Government is underway, reports said.

25-May-2018
Kashmir: Militants execute man by slitti

Srinagar, May 25 (IBNS): Unknown militants reportedly executed by a man by slitting his throat in North Kashmir's Bandipora area. 

25-May-2018
Karnataka DGP transferred after Mamata B

Bengaluru, May 25 (IBNS): After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had complained against Karnataka DGP Neelamami Raju over the traffic fiasco on the swearing-in day of Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister,  the first ever woman police chief of Karnataka was transferred on Tuesday, triggering a wave of condemnation on social media, reports said.

25-May-2018
Karnataka floor test today, Congress-JD(

Bengaluru, May 25 (IBNS): After the swearing-in of Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy as the Karnataka Chief Minister two days ago, the floor test in the assembly will be held on Friday.

25-May-2018
Tuticorin: Sterlite protest leaves 13 de

Tuticorin/Chennai, May 24 (IBNS): The death toll in the violent protest against Sterlite's copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin rose to 13 on Thursday, media reports said.

24-May-2018
Bihar boy beaten to death for plucking l

Patna, May 24 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): A minor boy was cruelly killed in Bihar only because he had plucked a few litchi fruits from the orchard of a neighbour, his family's arch-rival.

24-May-2018
After Kohli's fitness challenge, PM Modi

New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): Acknowledging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's acceptance of Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli's fitness challenge, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has offered fuel challenge to Modi, in the wake of the hike in petrol and diesel prices.

24-May-2018
PM Modi accepts Virat Kohli's fitness ch

New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli's fitness challenge.

24-May-2018
Indian Army chief General Rawat to visit

New Delhi/Srinagar, May 24 (IBNS): With an increase in ceasefire violations and attacks by Pakistan in the Kashmir valley of J&K in the past few days, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat is headed for the region on Thursday, according to media reports.

24-May-2018
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Netherl

New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Mark Rutte, met at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi on Thursday.

24-May-2018
Indian Air Force using helicopters with

Jammu, May 24 (IBNS): The Indian Air Force (IAF) has pressed into service its MLH class helicopter using Bambi Buckets, to contain the forest fire at Katra.

24-May-2018
Cook of Indian diplomat in Pakistan arre

New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): In a joint operation by an Anti-Terror Squad from Uttar Pradesh, Directorate of Military Intelligence and Uttarakhand police, a resident of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, was arrested for allegedly spying on an Indian diplomat and passing on information to Pakistan's spy agency, ISI, according to media reports on Thursday.

24-May-2018
Central Home minister Rajnath Singh expr

New Delhi, May 24 (IBNS): Union MInister for Home, Rajnath Singh, has expressed his condolences for those who died in the violence following protests against the Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin,Tamil Nadu.

24-May-2018
CRPF sub-inspector dies in Maoist IED bl

Raipur, May 24 (IBNS): A sub-inspector of the Central Reserve Polcie Force (CRPF) died and a jawan was injured in an improvised explosives device (IED) blast in Sukma district on Thursday morning, according to media reports.

24-May-2018
Internet services suspended in Tuticorin

Tuticorin/Chennai, May 24 (IBNS): Tamil Nadu government has disconnected power supply to the Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin following the violence that erupted surrounding protests about the plant's expansion, according to media reports.

24-May-2018
Two people admitted in Karnataka hospita

Bengaluru, May 24 (IBNS): Although a health official from Karnataka has said that there has been no confirmed cases of Nipah virus spreading in the state, two people are suspected to be infected and undergoing treatment, according to media reports on Thursday.

24-May-2018
Was Mamata Banerjee enraged over traffic

Bengaluru, May 24 (IBNS): In the middle of a grand celebration of the opposition unity in Bengaluru on Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee was reportedly not looking all happy at the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy as the Karnataka Chief Minister, according to media reports.

24-May-2018
Mamata Banerjee wishes Pinarayi Vijayan

Kolkata, May 24 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has wished her Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan, who turned 73 on Thursday.

24-May-2018
Israeli Ambassador inaugurates 'One Mega

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Israel is participating for the second consecutive year in the One Mega Event, a platform for sharing ideas and best practices about smart cities solutions.

23-May-2018
Sterlite violence is unacceptable, says

Tuticorin, May 23 (IBNS): Excessive use of violence by the police on residents of Tuticorin, who were fighting for their right to clean and safe environment, is appalling and has left the country in a state of shock, Greenpeace India said on Wednesday.

23-May-2018
Bhopal survivors demand immediate closur

Bhopal, May 23 (IBNS): Demanding immediate closure of the Vedanta Sterlite factory in Toothukudi, survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal on Wednesday condemned the "unholy nexus between the Vedanta Sterlite company and the Tamil Nadu government for the death of more than a dozen people yesterday."

23-May-2018
NITI Aayog and ABB India sign Statement

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): NITI Aayog and ABB India signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) on Wednesday to support the Indian government realize its ambitious vision of ‘Make in India’ through advanced manufacturing technologies that incorporate the latest developments in robotics and artificial intelligence.

23-May-2018
Kumaraswamy swears in as Karnataka CM in

Bengaluru, May 23 (IBNS): Amid a bonhomous display of  anti-BJP unity by disparate Opposition leaders, HD Kumaraswamy of Janata Dal (Secular) installed the Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka here, taking oath as the Chief Minister of the southern state on Wednesday.

23-May-2018
Huge cache of arms-ammunitions, explosiv

Guwahati, May 23 (IBNS) : Meghalaya police has made another huge haul of weapons in the north eastern state on Wednesday morning.

23-May-2018
Sterlite Copper plant has been at centre

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Environmental watch-dog, the New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), has not only condemned the killing of protesters in Tuticorin but has also brought to light how the 400,000-tonne-capacity smelting plant of Sterlite has been at the centre of pollution controversy since it was proposed in 1995.

23-May-2018
HD Kumaraswamy takes oath as Karnataka C

Bengaluru, May 23 (IBNS): Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy took oath as the new Karnataka Chief Minister in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

23-May-2018
Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS over Tutico

Tuticorin, May 23 (IBNS): Politicising the death of 12 people in Tuticorin over the anti-Sterlite protest, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS), media reports said.

23-May-2018
Mamata Banerjee, Chandrababu Naidu agree

Bengaluru, May 23 (IBNS): Turning the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy  -as the Karnataka Chief Minister - into a platform for striking up an opposition unity, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu, on Wednesday, expressed their willingness to work together to strengthen the regional parties.

23-May-2018
Civilian killed as Pakistan violates cea

Srinagar, May 23 (IBNS) : One civilian was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday after Pakistan violated ceasefire at the Loc, resorting to  heavy shelling in Kathua's Hiranagar and  RS Pura  sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said.

23-May-2018
PM Modi urges INSV Tarini'a all-women cr

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Six women officers of the Indian Navy, who successfully circumnavigated the globe on the sailing vessel, INSV Tarini, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

23-May-2018
PM Modi to visit WB on May 25, to presid

New Delhi/Kolkata, May 23 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in West Bengal on a day’s tour on Friday, May 25, a government press release said.

23-May-2018
IAF helicopter crash lands at Natha top

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash landed at Natha Top helipad in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning , according to a media release from the Ministry of Defence.

23-May-2018
Sterlite violence : HC stays constructio

Chennai, May 23 (IBNS) :  The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday  stayed the construction of a new copper smelter, a day after the protest demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, turned violent,  with the death of at least 11 protestors in police firing, reports said.

23-May-2018
Assam : Case registered against AIUDF ML

Guwahati, May 23 (IBNS) : A case of hooliganism has been registered against an Assam MLA after he allegedly physically assaulted a government employee in Assam’s Kokrajhar district.

23-May-2018
No discrimination against anyone in the

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): In the wake of Archbishop of Delhi Anil Couto's "politically charged" letter on threat to secularism in India that riling the ruling BJP at the centre, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has denied such prevalence in the country.

23-May-2018
Chidambaram attacks central government o

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government over the steady rise in fuel prices over the last 10 days in the country.

23-May-2018
Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM

Bengaluru, May 23 (IBNS): In the presence of anti-BJP opposition leaders from across the nation, HD Kumaraswamy of Janata Dal (Secular) will take oath as the new Karnataka Chief Minister in Bengaluru on Wednesday, installing the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in the southern state after the BJP's exit in the absence of a majority required to run a government. 

23-May-2018
Anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tu

Chennai, May 22 (IBNS): At least nine people died as protests against Sterlite's industrial copper plant turned violent in Tamil Nadu's port city of Tuticorin on Monday, media reports.

22-May-2018
Karnataka govt formation: Congress gets

New Delhi/Bengaluru, May 22 (IBNS): The Congress party is all set to get the posts of Deputy Chief Minister and Speaker in the Congress-JD(S) coalition Karnataka government, media reports said on Tuesday.

22-May-2018
NIDM Centre to help southern states buil

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Southern parts of the country are prone to multiple disaster challenges -  hence require the NIDM Centre to help these states build infrastructure to tackle disasters.

22-May-2018
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