Day: October 8, 2018

Crippled with financial distress, cane growers committing suicide: Pawar writes to Modi

Odisha farmer commits suicide “under debt-burden”

October 8, 2018 11:55 pm

Jajpur (Odisha): A farmer allegedly committed suicide on Monday in Odisha’s Jajpur district with his family claiming that he was under stress due to debt burden, police said. Sisir Khatua (38) was found hanging from a beam in his house at Digambarpur village under the jurisdiction of Dharamsala police station. His family members took him to a nearby hospital whre doctors declared him […]

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Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

Prominent Ayodhya seer arrested on eighth day of fast unto death for Ram temple

October 8, 2018 11:53 pm

Ayodhya: A prominent Hindu seer, who has been on hunger strike here for the last eight days to persuade Prime Minister Narendra Modi to start building the Ram Temple, was arrested on the early hours Monday, an official said. The Faizabad police arrested chief priest Mahant Paramhans Das of Tapaswi Chhawni Temple in Ayodhya at […]

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Hindi is language of common people of India: Rijiju

If you cannot skill India, you will kill India: Kiren Rijiju

October 8, 2018 11:47 pm

New Delhi: “If you cannot skill India, you will kill India”, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said Monday, stressing unemployment was the biggest problem facing the country. He was speaking at the first anniversary celebrations of ‘Yuva’, a Delhi Police initiative in association with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to equip vulnerable youth, especially those from the underprivileged sections of the society. The Delhi Police organised a […]

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Doctors used 2500-year-old technique of Sushruta to reconstruct Afghan woman's nose

Doctors used 2500-year-old technique of Sushruta to reconstruct Afghan woman’s nose

October 8, 2018 11:40 pm

New Delhi: Doctors at a city hospital have reconstructed the nose of a gunshot victim from Afghanistan using over 2500-year-old techniques described by Sushruta, the father of surgery. Shamsa, whose name has been changed to protect her identity, was shot four years ago. Though she was fortunate to have survived the attack, she lost most part of her […]

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Climate fund approves USD 43 million to boost climate resilience for India's coastal communities

India among most vulnerable countries for climate change: Green bodies

October 8, 2018 11:27 pm

New Delhi: Green bodies Monday expressed concern over the findings of the latest IPCC climate change report, saying India is one of the most vulnerable countries for extreme weather events. Reacting to the latest report from the Inter-governmental Panel for Climate Change(IPCC), the Centre for Science andEnvironment said the impact of 1.5 degrees Celsius warming […]

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Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

Noida: Main accused in Bajrang Dal worker’s killing surrenders in court

October 8, 2018 11:20 pm

Noida (UP): The main accused in the killing of a Bajrang Dal functionary in Noida last week surrendered himself in a local court Monday, police said. Ajay Chaudhary, 24, was killed point-blank range allegedly by armed men near his house in city’s Sector 8 on the night of October 4, they said. His death followed […]

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Pompeo, who reached here in the last leg of his current East Asia tour during which he visited South Korea, North Korea and Japan, began his Beijing visit with Wang,

Pompeo holds ‘frosty’ meetings with Chinese officials over simmering tensions

October 8, 2018 11:17 pm

Beijing : Top diplomats of the US and China on Monday had “frosty” exchanges as they met here amid deepening trade war and intensifying tension over Beijing’s militarisation of the disputed South China Sea. The two countries were at war of words since June when President Donald Trump slapped the first round of additional tariffs on Chinese exports, demanding Beijing reduce the trade deficit worth […]

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Infosys begins construction of US education centre with $35-mn investment

Infosys Foundation announces awards for innovation

October 8, 2018 9:53 pm

Bengaluru: Infosys Foundation Monday announced the launch of the Aarohan social innovation awards here to nurture a culture of innovation in the social sector. The awards would be given in six categories including healthcare, ruraldevelopment and destitute care,the foundation, which is a philanthropic and the corporate social responsibility arm of Infosys,said in a press release. […]

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Ready to reinvestigate case if Tanushree desires: CINTAA

October 8, 2018 9:26 pm

Mumbai: Cine and TV Artists Association (CINTAA) said it is ready to readdress Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment allegation against Nana Patekar “by conducting a fair and expeditious” inquiry. The body had earlier said it did not “address” the allegations by Dutta when she approached them in 2008. Dutta had filed a complaint with CINTAA a […]

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Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

Targeting migrant labourers completely wrong, says Rahul on Gujarat violence

October 8, 2018 8:59 pm

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said targeting of migrant workers in Gujarat is “completely wrong” and he is totally against it. Taking to Twitter, he said the root cause of violence in Gujarat is the closure of factories and unemployment there due to which both the system and the economy are reeling. […]

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