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Rains and flood create havoc in Nagaland

Kohima, Aug 31 (IBNS): Even as the entire nation is focused on the Kerala floods, the north eastern state of Nagaland has also witnessed floods due to heavy rains which resulted in the death of 12 people.

31-Aug-2018
Rafale row: Rahul attacks PM Modi, calls

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again over the Rafale deal and called the same a 'globalised corruption.'

31-Aug-2018
Narendra Modi concludes two-day visit to

Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday completed his two-day visit to Nepal and said he hopes to see his trip to the Himalayan nation further deepens India-Nepal friendship.

31-Aug-2018
Modi, KP Oli inaugurate 400-bed Nepal-Bh

Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart KP Oli on Friday jointly inaugurated a  400-bed Nepal-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharmashala here.

31-Aug-2018
Mamata Banerjee targets Centre over the

Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday criticised the Centre over the falling value of the Indian rupee and increasing petrol diesel prices and said the situation in the country is currently 'very dangerous' for common people.

31-Aug-2018
Union Home Minister reviews the Preparat

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the functioning of the Office of Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India here on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
A group of 96 school children from J&K m

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): A group of 96 school children from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), met the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, here on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Activists arrest: Police produce documen

Pune, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Pune Police on Friday produced evidence, which included several documents, that established their claims that the recently arrested activists have links with Maoists.

31-Aug-2018
Scientists & researchers must work in a

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked scientists and researchers to regularly interact with farmers and work in a mission mode to double the farmers income by 2022 as envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

31-Aug-2018
Modi, KP Oli meet in Kathmandu, discus b

Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Nepali counterpart KP Oli here.

31-Aug-2018
Narendra Modi meets Chief Advisor of Int

Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IBNS): Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk, Chief Advisor of the Interim Government of Bhutan, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Getting Dearness Allowance is a legal ri

Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS): Dismissing the order of West Bengal State Administrative Tribunal (SAT), a division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday said that state government employees have legal rights to get dearness allowances (DA).

31-Aug-2018
Terrorists abduct 11 family members of J

Srinagar, Aug 31 (IBNS): Terrorists have abducted 11 family members of Jammu and Kashmir policemen in the past few days, media reports said on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Banks will remain open in the first week

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) :Discounting messages being circulated on the social media, the Government on Friday, said banks across the country will remain open in the first week of September.

31-Aug-2018
PM to launch India Post Payments Bank to

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will launch the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.

31-Aug-2018
Supreme Court quashes all cases against

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) :  The Supreme Court on Friday quashed all police complaints against teenage South-Indian actor Priya Prakash Varrier, the "wink girl", for hurting religious sentiments in her upcoming film, media reports said.

31-Aug-2018
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, s

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre, BJP and six state governments on a petition that alleges that the apex court's directive on issuance of public advertisements has been violated.

31-Aug-2018
SC adjourns hearing of PIL challenging v

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of Public Interest Litigation (PIL)  challenging the validity of Article 35A, which bestows certain privileges to people of Kashmir and bars outsiders from buying property in the region, till next January, media reports said.

31-Aug-2018
BIMSTEC Summit: Narendra Modi meets Myan

Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IBNS): On the sidelines of the Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha and Myanmar President Win Myint on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Railway hotel case: Delhi court grants b

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): In a big relief for the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi and party leader Tejashwi Yadav were granted bails in connection with the railway hotel case by the Patiala House court on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Relief for Lalu's family; Rabri-Tejashwi

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS): Former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav were granted bail in connection with the land for contract scam by the Patiala House court on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Terrorists abduct family members of five

Srinagar, Aug 31 (IBNS): Terrorists have adducted family members of at least five policemen from south Kashmir, media reports said on Friday.

31-Aug-2018
Kashmir: Hizbul Mujahideen suffers setba

Srinagar, Aug 30 (IBNS): In a setback to Kashmiri separatist militant organisation Hizbul Mujahideen, Altaf Kachroo, the deputy field operations commander of the terror outfit, was gunned down by Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday.

30-Aug-2018
Mutilated body of bank employee found in

Kolkata, Aug 30 (IBNS): Headless, legless and armless body of a 27-year-old employee of a private sector bank was recovered from a roadside bush at Makardah's Raghabpur area under Domjur Police Station limits in Kolkata's neighbouring Howrah district of West Bengal on Wednesday, reports said on Thursday.

30-Aug-2018
Demonetisation was done to move India fr

The Reserve Bank has twice released its reports stating that the demonetised Notes of `500 and `1000 have been substantially deposited in the Banks.  A widely stated comment has been that just because most of the currency came back into the Banks, the object of Demonetisation has not succeeded.  Was the invalidation of the Non-deposited currency the only object of demonetisation?  Certainly Not.  The larger purpose of demonetisation was to move INDIA from a Tax Non-compliant society to a compliant society.  This necessarily involved the formalisation of the Economy and a blow to the black money.  How has this been achieved?

30-Aug-2018
Amid 36-hour Assam bandh youth receive b

Guwahati, Aug 30 (IBNS): A youth received serious burn injuries on Thursday as protesters set tyres on fire during the 36-hour Assam bandh called by the All Koch Rajbongshi Students' Union (AKRASU).

30-Aug-2018
Two people injured as train hits truck i

Guwahati, Aug 30 (IBNS): At least two people were injured when a stone loaded truck collided with a passenger train at a railway level crossing in Assam’s Kamrup (Rural) district on Thursday. 

30-Aug-2018
Assam Rifles nabs three Naga militants w

Guwahati, Aug 30 (IBNS): Assam Rifles troops have apprehended three Naga militants in Nagaland capital city Kohima.

30-Aug-2018
Rahul Gandhi's fiction on demonetisation

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS): In a continuing war of words, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday slammed Rahul Gandhi for having little knowledge about demonetisation after the Congress President gave him a deadline demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal with France.

30-Aug-2018
Adulterated milk powder manufacturing un

Kolkata, Aug 30 (IBNS): Acting on a tip off, Kolkata Police's Enforcement Branch (EB) on Thursday morning unearthed an adulterated milk powder production unit-cum-warehouse in central Kolkata's Burrabazar area and arrested one person in connection with the case, officials said.

30-Aug-2018
BJP accused of shooting at 3-year-old ch

Kolkata/Malda, Aug 30 (IBNS): A three-year-old child was shot in the head during a political violence over panchayat board formation at Ramnagar area under Manikchak Police Station limits in West Bengal's Malda district on Thursday afternoon, reports said.

30-Aug-2018
India to host International Buddhist Con

Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invited all Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) members to the International Buddhist Conclave, which will be hosted by India in 2020.

30-Aug-2018
Arundhati Roy and other intellectuals ad

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS) :  Noted activists and authors on Thursday joined together to condemn the recent arrest of five activists in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence and to protest the raids on the houses of five others under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

30-Aug-2018
PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Sr

Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IBNS) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on the sidelines of BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu and had talks on bilateral cooperation.

30-Aug-2018
Government and ADB Sign $375 Million Loa

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS) : The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have  signed a 375 million-dollar  loan agreement to contribute to double farming incomes in Madhya Pradesh by expanding irrigation networks and system efficiency.

30-Aug-2018
Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS) : The results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2017 were declared on August 27 recommending 990 candidates in order of merit for appointment to IAS, IFS, IPS and Central Services Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ against 1058 vacancies.

30-Aug-2018
Rahul Gandhi to begin Kailash Mansarova

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IBNS) : Congress President Rahul Gandhi is likely to set out for a Mansarovar pilgrimage on Friday taking furlough from politics, keeping the observers guessing over his religious bend of mind which started unfurling with his temple runs before the assembly elections in Gujarat and Karnataka.

30-Aug-2018
MK Alagiri in U-turn says he will accept

Chennai, Aug 30 (IBNS):  Turning a political somersault, expelled DMK leader and son of late M Karunanidhi, MK Alagiri, on Thursday said he would accept his younger brother MK Stalin as his leader if he was taken back in the party fold from where he was driven out in 2014.

30-Aug-2018
Uttar Pradesh : Youth lynched in Bareily

Bareily, Aug 30 (IBNS) : A 20-year-old youth was lynched on suspicion of cattle thief by a mob n Bholapur Hindoliya village in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district in the early hours of Wednesday, media reports said.

30-Aug-2018
NIA arrests Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed

Srinagar, Aug 30 (IBNS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Syed Shakeel Ahmed, the son of Syed Salahuddin, the chief of Kashmiri separatist militant organisation Hizbul Mujahideen, in Srinagar on Thursday.

30-Aug-2018
Fodder scam case: Lalu returns to jail a

Ranchi, Aug 30 (IBNS): Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, who has been convicted in the fodder scam case, returned to jail on Thursday, after his plea to extend parole was rejected by the Jharkhand High Court last week.

30-Aug-2018
PM Modi arrives in Nepal to attend fourt

Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, to attend the fourth Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit.

30-Aug-2018
Kolkata police official accused of assau

Kolkata, Aug 30 (IBNS): Doctors of CMRI hospital in Kolkata have started an agitation after the Officer-in-Charge (OC) of the city's Jadavpur Police Station in south Kolkata, who is undergoing treatment at the medical institute, allegedly attacked and beat up a junior doctor on duty on Wednesday late evening, reports said.

29-Aug-2018
Amit Shah summoned by Kolkata court in a

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): A metropolitan magistrate court in Kolkata on Wednesday summoned BJP national president Amit Shah in connection with a defamation case filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) parliamentarian Abhishek Banerjee, reports said.

29-Aug-2018
CBI raids 10 locations in West Bengal, B

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday raided at least 10 locations in West Bengal and its neighbouring state Bihar in connection with its ongoing probe into a chit fund scam, officials said.

29-Aug-2018
Rose Valley scam: CBI quizzes Shrikant M

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday interrogated one of the founder-directors of SVF Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Shree Venkatesh Films), Shrikant Mohta, in connection with its ongoing probe into Rose Valley chit fund scam, officials said.

29-Aug-2018
Rahul Gandhi spreading falsehood about R

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): In a direct attack to Rahul Gandhi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday claimed that the BJP-led NDA government is procuring Rafale aircraft at a 20 percent lesser price than the bid of 2007 under the Congress-led UPA regime and slammed the Congress president for spreading falsehood on the defence deal.

29-Aug-2018
RBI note ban return: Mamata Banerjee sla

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IBNS): With the Reserve Bank of India's Annual Report unveiling that more than 99 percent of the banned old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes have returned,  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday called the note ban move by the Centre in 2016 as a 'shame'.

29-Aug-2018
Bhima Koregaon violence: NHRC issues not

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IBNS): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday announced that it has taken suo motu cognizance and issued notice to the Maharashtra government over the arrest of five activists from different states in connection with the investigation into the Bhima Koregaon violence.

29-Aug-2018
Assam: Woman gang raped in moving car, d

Guwahati, Aug 29 (IBNS): A married woman was gang raped in a moving car and then dumped on the National Highway in Assam’s Nagaon district on Tuesday night.

29-Aug-2018
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