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'Bike Bot' Additional Director arrested
Greater Noida, June 25 (IANS) The Gautam Buddh Nagar police have arrested one of the additional directors of ponzi marketing scheme 'Bike Bot' run by BSP leader Sanjay Bhati, police said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Event to promote Kashmiri language held in Delhi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) To promote the Kashmiri language among the youth, the Jammu Kashmir Vichar Manch organised an event that addressed the challenge of preserving the culture and language of Kashmir.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
LF, Congress MLAs walk out from Bengal assembly on cut money issue
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The cut money issue reverberated in the West Bengal Assembly for the second day running on Tuesday, with the Left Front and Congress lawmakers staging a noisy walk-out on the issue.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
18 cases filed in uploading of women's phone numbers: Minister
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police has registered 18 cases in which photos and mobile numbers of women were uploaded on social media platforms to harass them, the parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress attacks government over 45,000 vacant army posts
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over its failure of filling over 45,000 vacant posts in the army due to "paucity of funds", terming it a matter of concern.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Lynching of Muslim youth in Jharkhand 'blot on humanity': Rahul
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday described the mob lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand as a "blot on humanity" and criticised the "silence" of powerful voices in the BJP-ruled Central and state governments.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Situation in Sri Lanka now normal: Tourism Minister
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka, which was hit by a ghastly terror attack on April 21, said on Tuesday that the situation now was normal and it was safe for the tourists to visit.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Tax exemption on preventive health check-up should be raised: FICCI
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Industry body FICCI has recommended the government raise the tax exemption on preventive health check-up from the current Rs 5,000 per person to Rs 20,000 and also sought the "national priority" status for the healthcare sector.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Modi and French President to meet
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in Osaka in Japan later this week, diplomatic sources said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Punjab CM releases Rs 118.42 crore for SC student scholarship funds
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered the Finance Department to release Rs 118.42 crore to clear the backlog of pending scholarship funds for Scheduled Caste students studying in 634 colleges.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Centre must fulfil its promise to check black money: AAP MP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Urging the Centre to take strict action against economic fugitives, Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said mere talking was not enough and that the government can not run away from its responsibility to check black money.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pacers guide Oz into semifinal with win over England
London, June 25 (IANS) Mitchell Starc produced a world-class yorker to get rid of the dangerous Ben Stokes while Jason Behrendorff returned career best figures to hand Australia a place in the semifinal with a 64-run win over hosts England in a high-octane World Cup group stage clash at the Lord's here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Modi quoting Nehru's words 'great victory' for Congress: Chowdhury
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday said the party has scored a "great victory" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "compelled" to quote Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's words at the fag end of his speech.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Elderly man held for killing daughter-in-law over petty issue
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) An elderly man was arrested for allegedly killing his daughter-in-law by slitting her throat over an argument over fixing a bulb at their residence in a central Delhi area, police said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Violent incidents caused by Left-wing extremism reduced, says government
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Government on Tuesday said the number of violent incidents and resultant deaths caused by the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) have reduced by 43.4% and 60.4% respectively during last 5 years (2014-18) compared to 2009-13.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trinamool leader returns 'cut money' as demonstrations continue
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Amid widespread demonstrations by people across West Bengal over 'cut money', a Trinamool Congress leader in Birbhum on Tuesday returned the money to beneficiaries of a project under the rural job guarantee scheme after he was accused of misappropriating the funds.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Government to come up with an integrated RERA website
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With an aim to provide single window information on best practices and rulings in the housing sector, the government will soon come up with a platform that will integrate Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) of all the states.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kolkata transgender couple to marry in social ceremony
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Kolkata-based transwoman Tista Das, who is set to get married in a social ceremony to Dipan Chakraborty, a transman, strictly believes that love connects two souls and that it goes much beyond any gender bias. The two will take the wedding vows following all rituals on August 5.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Government announces several schemes for cow welfare
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said it has several schemes for cow welfare but does not have any current scheme for setting up new 'Gaushalas' or cow shelters.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Two cattle smugglers arrested in Gurugram
Gurugram June 25 (IANS) Two cattle smugglers were allegedly assaulted by a mob and later handed over to the police in Gurugram's Islampur area on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meet the young guns who cracked the civil services test
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) being one of the most challenging competitive tests in the country, cracking it is not an easy task. Many candidates spend years preparing to clear it.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC dismisses Gujarat Congress plea against RS by-polls
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's (EC) decision to conduct separate by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats which fell vacant after BJP leaders Amit Shah and Smriti Irani were elected to the Lok Sabha.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GDA aims to boost industrial activity in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, June 25 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) at its 153rd board meeting on Tuesday considered 37 proposals, including the plan to build warehouses to develop Ghaziabad into an industrial hub.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Abe survives no-trust vote over pension report scandal
Tokyo, June 25 (IANS) Opposition lawmakers in Japan unsuccessfully tabled a motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday after accusing him of burying a controversial government report that questioned the future sustainability of public pensions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Who imposed Emergency, ignored others' contributions, asks Modi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a veiled swipe at the Congress, saying there are some people who believe that only a few contributed to the progress of the country while flaying it for imposing Emergency in 1975.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra scales down security of Naidu's family
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's new government has scaled down the security of former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's family members.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Whistleblower staff that complained against chef Karunesh Khanna 'sacked'
London, June 25 (IANS) London-based restaurant chain Tamarind Kitchen has reportedly fired three employees who complained against Michelin-starred Karunesh Khanna, a chef of Indian-origin, used chicken as an ingredient in vegetarian and vegan dishes without informing the customers.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Lifestyle/Fashion
Budget may keep Status quo on angel tax for startups
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Union Budget on July 5 was likely to maintain a status quo on angel tax for startups, sources said and added the problematic issues were taken care of in February this year.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
New US curbs shut doors of diplomacy: Iran
Tehran, June 25 (IANS) Iran said on Tuesday new US sanctions on its Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had permanently closed the door on diplomacy between the two sides and threatened global stability as Washington renewed efforts to build a global alliance against Tehran.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Every person has right to request parole: Haryana CM on Ram Rahim
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be favouring jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in August 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole, saying it is his right owing to his "good conduct" in jail.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SC asks Agusta accused Saxena: would his relatives stand surety for him?
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Rajeev Saxena, an accused-turned-approver in the money laundering case in the Agusta Westland chopper scam, who would stand surety for him and also queried on the amount he would deposit to ensure his return to India after addressing his medical issues.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chandrababu Naidu living in illegal house, says Andhra CM
Amaravati, June 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday alleged that his predecessor, and now Leader of Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu was living in an illegal house on the banks of Krishna river here.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
People have elected stable government: Modi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked the voters for electing a stable government and praised the spirit of the people.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Your table salt contains deadly cyanide: US lab report
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) In a shocker, a US lab report reveals that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming levels of carcinogenic and harmful components like potassium ferrocyanide, an activist said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Uttarakhand to contest HC ban on stay in meadows
Dehradun, June 25 (IANS) After protests by two Congress MLAs at Assembly, the Uttarakhand government, here on Tuesday, said it would move the Supreme Court against the high court order banning night stay at meadows and limiting the entry of tourists there.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP MPs never raised Delhi's law & order issues in Parliament in 5 years: AAP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Calling Delhi's "deteriorating" law and order situation a matter of "grave concern", the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday accused BJP MPs of not raising the city's crime issues in Parliament in the last five years.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP government seeks to make Delhi self-sufficient in water
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) As several parts of the country are facing a serious water crisis, the Delhi government is working to make the national capital self-sufficient in water -- instead of perenially depending on neighbouring states.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
PM lauds policies on infrastructure, 'housing for all'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Four years into NDA's initiatives on infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government has ushered a new paradigm in development and "no stone will be left unturned to fulfil the dream of housing for all".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Apple releases public beta of new iPhone, iPad OS
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Apple has released the first public beta of its upcoming iPhone and iPad operating systems (OS), iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, open for everybody to download and experience the test versions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
4 JMB militants, including 3 Bangladeshis, held in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Terrorism
BJP cancels parliamentary meet following Saini's death
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The BJP has cancelled it's parliamentary party meeting scheduled on Tuesday following the death of Rajya Sabha MP and Rajasthan party chief Madan Lal Saini, a party leader said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan face unbeaten New Zealand in must-win clash (Preview)
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan will play another must-win game when they take on New Zealand, the most consistent team in the World Cup so far, in their crucial encounter at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Sydney declares climate emergency
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) The Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday declared a climate emergency and called for a price on carbon to be reinstated, stressing that global warming poses a danger to its residents and to the whole country.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Pride protests against Google's code of conduct: Report
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) In what seems like a saturated outburst against criticism, Google has warned its employees that Pride protests are against the companys code of conduct.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BJP leaders calls Emergency 'darkest chapter' of Indian history
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) On the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Tuesday criticized the 19 month-long period of Emergency, declared by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it was the "darkest chapter" in the history of India.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India game not easy, we'll give our best shot: Shakib
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib al Hasan believes Bangladesh are capable enough to beat India, adding they will have to play their best in order to beat the Men in Blue in the next cricket World Cup fixture on July 2.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Employees who watch porn encourage unethical behaviour
New York, June 25 (IANS) If you think watching porn is something which is strictly an individual choice and has nothing to do with your business, hold on. Researchers now reveal that employees who view pornography at work aren't only costing companies millions of rupees in wasted time but also causing harm to the organisations.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology
Akram hopes for repeat of 1992 WC for Pakistan against NZ
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram has advised Safaraz Ahmed not to tinker with the winning combination and go with an unchanged playing XI against New Zealand in their crucial World Cup match to be played on Wednesday at Edgbaston.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
'Kachori wala' with annual turnover of Rs 60 lakhs
Aligarh, June 25 (IANS) A simple shop selling 'kachoris' in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has left the commercial tax sleuths astounded.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Suspected Chinese hackers attack global telecom carriers
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Suspected Chinese hackers have infiltrated into the networks of over a dozen telecommunication providers in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East -- gaining control and stealing hundreds of gigabytes of data of individuals, a US-based cyber security firm has revealed.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security