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US journo working in Sterlite issue inte

Thoothukudi, Dec 31 (IBNS): A U.S.-based independent journalist, Mark Scialla, believed to be working on a report related to the sealing of the Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) in Tamil Nadu, was taken away by the police and interrogated for several hours on Sunday. 

31-Dec-2018
President Kovind wishes nation on New Ye

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS):  President Ram Nath Kovind has greeted the nation on the eve of the New Year 2019.  

31-Dec-2018
Congress tried to undermine its scams by

Kolkata, Dec 31 (IBNS): Launching an attack on the Congress over an alleged corruption in the Agusta Westland issue, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the country's main opposition outfit of undermining its own scams by calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "thief".

31-Dec-2018
Jwala Gutta hits out at Anupam Kher over

Mumbai, Dec 31 (IBNS): Not just from the Congress, veteran actor Anupam Kher has also received criticism from badminton player Jwala Gutta over the snowballing controversy of The Accidental Prime Minister, a biopic on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

31-Dec-2018
Father, daughter killed, three others in

Guwahati, Dec 31 (IBNS): Two people of a family were killed and three others were injured in a road mishap at Khanapara area, outskirts of Assam’s capital city Guwahati on Sunday night, officials said.

31-Dec-2018
Farewell 2018: That Was The Year That Wa

As we bid farewell to 2018, IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra looks back on the headlines this year.

31-Dec-2018
Bihar hospital throws burn patient into

Patna, Dec 31 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): A government hospital in Bihar threw a patient suffering from burn injuries down into a place meant for dumping garbage.

31-Dec-2018
IS flag in Jamia Masjid: Mehbooba Mufti

Srinagar, Dec 31 (IBNS): Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday criticised the recent event where masked youth stormed the historic Jamia Masjid in Kashmir and unfurled terrorist group Islamic State's flag by briefly occupying the pulpit.

31-Dec-2018
Telgi, others acquitted in fake stamp pa

Mumbai, Dec 31 (IBNS) :A Maharashtra court Monday acquitted Abdul Karim Telgi and others who were accused in the paper stamp scam case. 

31-Dec-2018
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerj

Kolkata, Dec 31 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday congratulated Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina over her victory in the general elections.

31-Dec-2018
Narendra Modi congratulates Sheikh Hasin

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and congratulated her for the victory in the general polls held on Sunday.

31-Dec-2018
Triple Talaq Bill row : Rajya Sabha adjo

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS) : The revised bill to make instant Triple Talaq a punishable offence got stalled in Rajya Sabha on Monday after it was adjourned till January 2 following repeated uproars over the Congress demand for a select parliamentary committee for further scrutiny.

31-Dec-2018
BJP trying to divide Muslim families wit

Srinagar, Dec 31 (IBNS): Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday criticised the Triple Talaq Bill and hit out at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party by saying that it is attempting to divide Muslim families.

31-Dec-2018
1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar surrenders in D

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS):  Sajjan Kumar, who was recently convicted for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, surrendered in a Delhi court on Monday.

31-Dec-2018
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm followin

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS) : The Rajya Sabha was on Monday adjourned till 2 pm minutes after it was convened, amid heavy sloganeering by AIADMK members over Cauvery River issue.

31-Dec-2018
Meghalaya coal mine incident : Navy dive

Guwahati, Dec 31 (IBNS)  : A breakthrough continued to elude the rescuers engaged in a massive search operation for the 15 miners, trapped inside a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district even on the 19th day on Monday.

31-Dec-2018
Pakistani troops try to attack across Lo

Jammu, Dec 31 (IBNS): The Army in a statement said on Monday that it has foiled an attack which was launched by the Pakistani troops across the Line of Control (LoC) a day ago, NDTV reported.

31-Dec-2018
Assam consumes 4.09 lakh bottles liquor

Guwahati, Dec 31 (IBNS): Assam, the country's 15th least populous state, on an average consumes 1.75 lakh bottles beer and 2.34 lakh bottles Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) daily through authorised vendors in the state.

31-Dec-2018
Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IBNS): The government will table the triple talaq bill, which will end the prevalent practice of divorcing women by their husbands in Muslim community, in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the parliament, on Monday, media reports said.

31-Dec-2018
Man whose HIV-positive blood infected pr

Chennai, Dec 30 (IBNS): A 19-year-old HIV-infected man died in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. He had consumed poison after his blood had infected a pregnant woman, NDTV reported.

30-Dec-2018
2 arms dealers, 1 militant arrested in M

Imphal, Dec 30 (IBNS): Assam Rifles and Manipur police apprehended two arms dealers and one Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) militant with a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Manipur on Sunday.

30-Dec-2018
Cops can't harass militants' families: M

Srinagar, Dec 30 (IBNS): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday slammed the police for allegedly beating up the sister and other family members of a suspected militant.

30-Dec-2018
Congress to oppose triple talaq bill in

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): The Congress will do everything in its power to stop the triple talaq bill in its present form from being passed by the Rajya Sabha when it is tabled in the Upper House on Monday.

30-Dec-2018
PM Narendra Modi visits Andaman, renames

Port Blair, Dec 30 (IBNS): Visiting Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday renamed three of its islands to mark the 75th anniversary of the raising of the Indian national flag by freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the fight for independence. 

 

30-Dec-2018
Bihar registers case against official 25

Patna, Dec 30 (The Bihar Post/ IBNS): Authorities in Bihar have registered a case against an official well 25 years after he was charged with defalcation of funds.

30-Dec-2018
PM Narendra Modi visits Car Nicobar, int

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Car Nicobar and laid a wreath at the Tsunami Memorial, and lit a candle at the Wall of Lost Souls.

30-Dec-2018
Maoists raid block town in Bihar, kill M

Patna, Dec 30 (The Bihar Post/ IBNS): Maoists raided a block town in Bihar and killed a close kin of BJP lawmaker (MLC) in a late night raid on Saturday.

30-Dec-2018
Girls abused with chilly powder in priva

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has said that they found cases of sexual abuse and unhygienic conditions at a Delhi shelter home for girls run by an NGO.

30-Dec-2018
PM Modi visits Andaman and Nicobar Islan

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a tight schedule on Sunday with several infrastructure projects launch in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

30-Dec-2018
Sonowal, Rijiju lay foundation stone of

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday laid the foundation stone of the new campus of National Disaster Response Force’s (NDRF) 1st Battalion at Amsing NC, Sonapur in Assam’s Kamrup (Metro) district.

29-Dec-2018
Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Sadhana house

Mumbai, Dec 29 (IBNS): Six firefighters were injured as a fire broke out at Sadhana house in Mumbai on Saturday evening, media reports said.

29-Dec-2018
Policeman hit by protesters' stones afte

Ghaziabad, Dec 29 (IBNS): In almost a rerun of the Bulandshahr incident, a policeman was killed after he was hit by stones by a protesting mob following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Ghaziabad on Saturday, media reports said.

29-Dec-2018
Masked youth storms historic Jamia Masji

Srinagar, Dec 29 (IBNS): In a shocking incident, some masked youth stormed historic Jamia Masjid in Kashmir and unfurled terrorist group Islamic State's flag and even briefly occupied the pulpit after Friday prayers.

29-Dec-2018
Bogibeel over, all efforts now to be on

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the his ministry will soon approach the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for clearance of doubling of railway line from New Bongaigaon to Guwahati via Rangiya.

29-Dec-2018
Dwijing festival will help in growth of

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the great civilizations in the world have grown on the bank of the rivers and Assam is blessed to have been located on the bank of the mighty Brahmaputra and Barak.

29-Dec-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Vara

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Varanasi on Saturday.

29-Dec-2018
Develop a constructive attitude and foll

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has asked students, youth and politicians to develop a constructive attitude towards development of the nation.

29-Dec-2018
VVIP chopper scam middleman Michael nam

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court that the arrested alleged middleman in the VVIP chopper case-Christian Michel-has named "Mrs Gandhi" and "the son of the Italian lady".

29-Dec-2018
JDU Jharkhand state president Jhaleshwar

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS):  JDU Jharkhand state president Jhaleshwar Mahato has joined the Congress.

29-Dec-2018
Congress president Rahul Gandhi meets Bh

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met visiting Bhutan PM  Lotay Tshering.

29-Dec-2018
India condemns terror attack in Egypt

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): India on Saturday condemned the terror attack in Egypt which left at least four people and injured more than 10 others on Friday evening.

29-Dec-2018
Seat sharing deal done in Grand Alliance

Patna, Dec 29 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, turned into a centre of political activities on Saturday with scores of leaders rushing to meet RJD chief Lalu Prasad undergoing treatment there.

29-Dec-2018
Chowkidar working honestly and does not

Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, Dec 29 (IBNS) : Reacting to the Opposition's 'Chowkidar chor hai' slogan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that it is the Opposition which are thieves and can not sleep well because of the honest watchman.

29-Dec-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Ghaz

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

29-Dec-2018
Prime Minister of Bhutan calls on Indian

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): Lotay Tshering, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bhutan, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday.

29-Dec-2018
Meghalaya coal mine tragedy : Indian nav

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS) : Indian navy divers and 21 fire fighters of Odisha Fire Services on Saturday  joined the operation  to rescue 15 miners trapped since December 13 inside a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district .

29-Dec-2018
Four Jaish militants killed in Kashmir e

Srinagar, Dec 29 (IBNS) :Four Jeish-e-Muhammad militants were  shot dead by security forces during an encounter in south Kashmir's  Pulwama district on Saturday morning, media reports said quoting the police.

29-Dec-2018
Seven poachers arrested with tiger bones

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Sleuths of Assam forest department and police  arrested seven poachers and recovered huge quantity for tiger body parts in the  Kohora area of  Assam’s Kaziranga National Park on Friday night.

29-Dec-2018
Kashmir: One terrorist killed in Pulwama

Jammu, Dec 29 (IBNS): One terrorist has been killed in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said.

29-Dec-2018
Differences crop up between Lalu’s son

Patna, Dec 29 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): Differences have surfaced between two powerful Yadav brothers—sons of RJD chief Lalu Prasad—over policy matters in what experts say not a very good sign for the party ahead of the next year’s Lok Sabha polls.

29-Dec-2018
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