North India

The Hilarious Road Signs of Northern India

<b>You’ve got to hand it to the Indians. They know how to use humour to address bad driving habits in a way that I haven’t seen in other countries. I</b> …

Transportation

Solution to reverse Delhi's air pollution lies in Haryana,

Punjab: KejriwalNew Delhi, Nov 24 (PTI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today again blamed stubble-burning in Punjab and Haryana for deteriorating air …

Pollution

CBI picked Vyapam culprits from list of 10 lakh students

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation created a database of over 10 lakh students from eight states for identification of those who were …

Central Bureau of Investigation

Rajnath to chair meet on Centre-State relations

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Inter State Council (ISC) on Saturday to discuss the …

New Delhi

DMRC says Diwali, Chhath festivities may have caused drop in metro ridership, defends fare hike

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Delhi metro on Friday said that apart from the fare hike, festivities such as Diwali and Chhath could also be behind the drop in its …

India

Five years on, Aam Aadmi Party looks to expand its base across India

On Sunday, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will celebrate its fifth anniversary at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. Photo: Ramesh</b> …

India

At least three dead as Indian passenger train derails in northern India

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A passenger train slipped off the rails in northern India early on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring about 10, the railways ministry said.<p>The train was on its way from Goa in western India to Patna in the east when 13 coaches derailed, the ministry said. It did …

India

India hopes GDP growth will recover in Sept qtr- finmin official

NEW DELHI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - India hopes to see a reversal of the decline in the country's economic growth in the quarter ended September, a top …

Economy

Three killed as Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derails in UP

The Patna-bound train derailed at 4:18 am near Manikpur railway station in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh

Agri Tech Startup KrishiHub Raises Seed Funding from IIT Kanpur INVENT Accelerator and Villgro Innovation Fund

KrishiHub has raised undisclosed seed funding from IIT Kanpur INVENT accelerator and Villgro Innovation Fund. INVENT and Villgro are leading this …

Startups

Punjab govt notifies ban on truckers' cartelisation

Chandigarh, Nov 24 (PTI) The government today notified the 'Punjab Goods Carriages (Regulation and Prevention of Cartelization Rules), 2017', barring …

Punjab

4-yr-old ‘sexually assaulted’ by classmate: Hold the school responsible, my girl was left unattended, says mother

Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi |<p>The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights, meanwhile, summoned the principal and three staff members …

Crime

Navi Mumbai woman traces her family in Ayodhya after 14 years

A 25-year-old woman, who went missing from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh when she was a child and accidentally landed in Mumbai, has found her family 14 …

India

Consul-General in Chennai

Today I announce the appointment of Ms Susan Grace as Australia’s next Consul-General in Chennai.<p>India is one of Australia’s most significant …

Julie Bishop

To Keep the Hindu Vote-Bank Intact, the Hunt for New Enemies Begins at Home

The foreign enemy has already been overdone. We need to invent new enemies. History or a certain version of it is to be flaunted to graze up our sore …

India

Puneet Puneet extradition hearing delayed

A witness who was due to give evidence in a New Delhi court about racism in Australia has fallen ill with a gastro attack, delaying the extradition …

Crime

Chandigarh does Singapore: Puts a cap on number of vehicles that can be sold; Road tax = 50% of car price.

Doesn’t matter whether you have an infra like Singapore or not, but you can always have policies like them.<p>Starting Jan 2018, those who will purchase …

Transportation

Sport24.co.za | Indian cricket team all out for 2!

An Indian women's state cricket team managed just two runs in an official 50-over match, one of the lowest totals ever recorded.

Sport (South Africa)

Mumbai Crime: 23-year-old thief who drove stolen city cars to Uttar Pradesh nabbed

Sources said that the accused, identified as Rizwan Shaikh, 28, who is originally from Pratapgadh, Uttar Pradesh had been allegedly involved in as …

Crime

Modi Ka Gaon Gets A CBFC Certificate After 8 Months

Eight months after it was denied a censor certificate on various grounds, the producers of the Hindi feature film <i>Modi Ka Gaon</i>, loosely inspired by …

India

Standard & Poor Affirms India’s Rating at ‘BBB-Minus’

<b>Mumbai:</b> Standard & Poor is stuck with its “BBB-minus” sovereign rating and “stable” outlook for India, TV channels reported on Friday citing …

India

Airtel’s Sunil Bharti Mittal sees more telecom price pain as govt mulls relief

Bharti Enterprises founder and chairman Sunil Mittal with vice chairman Rajan Bharti Mittal and Rakesh Bharti Mittal at a function in New Delhi on …

India

4-year-old sexually assaulted by classmate in Delhi: The legal course

Written by Sonakshi Awasthi | New Delhi |<p>“The police would do a thorough background check of the incident, the child and his family and close the …

Crime

Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express derails near Manikpur in UP 3 killed and 9 injured

At least three people were dead and nine left injured after thirteen coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express jumped the rails near Manikpur …

India

CII Set to Hold Big Picture Summit 2017 on 5-6 Dec in New Delhi

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is all geared up to host its annual flagship ‘Big Picture Summit 2017’ on 5 and 6 December. The event is said …

New Delhi

UP Cracks Glass Ceiling, Elects First-Ever Woman Mayor

Breaking the glass ceiling, the city of Nawabs, Lucknow, will create history on Sunday by electing its first-ever woman mayor in 100 years.<p>All the …

India

BJP leader’s murder: Week later, cops still can’t find main accused

It’s been over a week since a local BJP leader, and his security guard and driver, were shot dead in Greater Noida's Bisrakh area but the police …

Crime

Delhi ACB Chief Who Was Investigating AAP Transferred to Mizoram

On Friday, the Anti-Corruption Bureau Chief Mukesh Kumar Meena was transferred from Delhi to Mizoram. The Ministry of Home Affairs urged the Delhi …

India

Tomato prices skyrocket, hit Rs 80 per kg in national capital region, Rs 100 in Mizoram on supply crunch

<b>New Delhi:</b> Tomato prices in retail markets of the national capital soared to Rs 80 per kg on Friday in view of tight supplies, trade data showed. The …

India

'Ready to strengthen connectivity...': China hints it may rename CPEC to address India's 'concerns'

A week after a proposal by Chinese envoy to India to rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to address New Delhi's concerns, Beijing has …

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