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Suspected explosive device found in Navi Mumbai
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) A suspected explosive device was found near a school in Kalamboli suburb in Navi Mumbai on Monday evening, police said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Bengal's week-long health services logjam over as doctors end strike (Roundup)
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) The week-long junior doctors' strike across state-run hospitals in West Bengal was withdrawn on Monday shortly after a meeting between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and representatives of the agitating medics from various medical colleges.
2019-06-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
World Food India to be held from Nov 1-4
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, said on Monday that the World Food India (WFI) 2019 will be held from November 1-4.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Amarnath Yatra 2019 to be event-packed pilgrimage: Officials
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) There is a packed calendar for pilgrims in this year's Amarnath Yatra, the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department announced on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security
Nigerian arrested after trying to buy 450 kgs of 'ghee' with cloned debit card
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A Nigerian national was arrested by the Delhi Police on Monday after he tried to use a cloned debit card to purchase 450 kgs of 'ghee' worth Rs 2.25 lakh.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 labourers killed after falling from 10th floor of Delhi building
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two labourers who were engaged in cleaning work at the high-rise Videocon Tower here died after falling from the 10th floor, police said on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat RS seats: Congress moves SC against separate bypolls
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Gujarat Congress on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the Election Commission's (EC) decision to conduct separate bypolls for two Rajya Sabha seats in the state.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BJP, casino lobby trying to oust Goa Congress president: Official
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) The BJP along with the casino lobby in Goa is trying to oust state Congress chief Girish Chodankar in order to destabilise the opposition, a Goa Congress spokesperson said on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Cloudy day, rains cool down Delhi, showers likely on Tuesday too
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) There was a huge relief for the people in Delhi and surrounding areas as mercury fell by several notches on Monday and the sky remained cloudy throughout the day while some places saw rain. Tuesday could also see rain.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
IAS/IPS cadre allocation case: SC seeks Centre's reply
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The dispute over the online form for the IAS and IPS cadre allocation policy has reached the Supreme Court again.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Set up President's third retreat in Shillong: Meghalaya CM
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said he had suggested to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to add Shillong as the President of India's "third retreat location".
2019-06-17
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Sobha ranked India's top realty brand: Report
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bengaluru-based Sobha Limited was ranked first in the Track2Realty brand ranking for the year 2018-19, followed by Embassy Group in the second position.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NRS breaks into celebrations as Mamata accepts demands
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Loud cheers, whistles, and claps greeted the announcement of withdrawal of the junior doctors' strike, as the protesting young medicos at NRS Hospital rejoiced at their victory after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accepted all their demands on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
India to overtake China as world's most populous nation by 2027: UN
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India is projected to overtake China as the world's most populous country around 2027, a UN report said on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
No amicable solution to vacant medical PG seats issue, SC told
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday informed the Supreme Court on Monday of its inability to "amicably" resolve the "stray vacancies" issue in connection with postgraduate medical courses in private medical colleges across the country. Nearly 450 seats are yet to be filled.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Junior doctors call off strike in Bengal
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) The week-long junior doctors' strike across state-run hospitals in West Bengal was called off on Monday following a meeting between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the representatives of the agitating medics.
2019-06-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rahul makes a shaky start in 17th Lok Sabha
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday had a shaky start in the 17th Lok Sabha as his absence in the first session of the new Lok Sabha was noticed and he also forgot to sign the Parliament register after taking his oath.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rains lash Uttarakhand, offer respite from heat
Dehradun, June 17 (IANS) Rains on Monday evening lashed Dehradun, Mussoorie and other areas of Uttarakhand, giving a much-needed respite from the summers.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
HC seeks Centre, NAT's response on plea challenging NEET 2019
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre and the National Testing Agency (NTA) to file their response on a plea challenging the 2019 National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Days after Pakistan alert, 9 soldiers injured in J&K IED attack (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Nine Indian Army troops suffered minor injuries after militants attacked their truck with an car-borne improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, officials said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Indian paddlers win two bronze at China J&C Open
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Indian paddlers gave another account of their abilities by winning two bronze medals in the China Junior & Cadet Open played at Taicang, China, late on Sunday night.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Narender, Priyanka Bhatt win 24-hour Stadium Run
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) The gruelling fourth edition of the 24-hour Stadium Run, organised by NEB Sports, came to an exhilarating finish here with New Delhis Narender Ram winning in the mens category for the second consecutive year after covering a distance of 165.6 km.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Mamata terms meeting with doctors 'positive', asks them to end impasse
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday termed the meeting with the striking junior doctors as "positive and productive" while the doctors said they were looking forward to withdraw the ongoing agitation following discussions with their colleagues at the hospitals.
2019-06-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
LS official calls out Dharmendra Pradhan to take oath, says 'sorry' later
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Lok Sabha Secretary General Snehlata Shrivastava made a faux pas on Monday by calling out the name of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to take oath as a member of the Lower House -- when he is a Rajya Sabha member.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indians catching up with best paddlers in the world: Sharath Kamal
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) In August 2018, the Indian men's table tennis contingent won bronze at the Asian Games in Jakarta, thus ending a 60-year wait for a medal in the sport. India went on to win another bronze in the mixed doubles event when Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra beat Hong Kong's Ho Kwan Kit and Lee ho Chang.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Lenders to take Jet Airways to NCLT, revival hope gets bleaker
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The future of the grounded Jet Airways just got a shade bleaker on Monday with the lenders, led by State Bank of India (SBI), deciding to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against the airline after all attempts to rope in a buyer failed.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India fast-growing destination for squash: British coach
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A diminishing talent pool is possibly the biggest obstacle that a sport which is not among the most popular ones in a country can face. However, in case of squash in India, there is no dearth of talent or technically gifted players at the age-group levels, according to British coach Chris Ryder.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Purple, pink, orange: Adah flaunts three hair colours
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma, who is set to make her debut in the web space with a series titled "The Holiday", has got her hair coloured in three layers -- purple, pink and orange.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ALERT: Mamata announces appointment of nodal officers in medical colleges to monitor security
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2019-06-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Woman doctor assaulted in Himachal, colleagues threaten stir
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) A woman doctor was allegedly assaulted in Himachal Pradesh and doctors here and other parts of the state, protesting the attack on medicos in Kolkata by wearing black badges on duty on Monday, threatened to go on strike if action was not taken against the guilty.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
India to lead fight against desertification: Javadekar
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that India will lead by example the fight against increasing land desertification.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ghaziabad doctors observe strike in solidarity with Bengal docs
Ghaziabad, June 17 (IANS) Doctors in Ghaziabad observed a 24-hour strike in solidarity with the agitating doctors in West Bengal on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
SRK glad about dubbing 'The Lion King' with son
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan is stoked about dubbing for "The Lion King" with his "own Simba" Aryan, and this makes it even more special for the superstar.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TikTok launches new feature for users' safety in India
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The short video-making platform TikTok on Monday launched a 'Device Management' feature that would enable users in India to have complete control of their account.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Six killed in Uttarakhand road accident
Dehradun, June 17 (IANS) Six people were killed on Monday after their car fell into a gorge here in Uttarakhand, police said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cops arrest woman who accused actor Karan Oberoi of rape
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) In a sudden turn of events, the Mumbai Police on Monday arrested a woman who had lodged a false case of rape against television actor-singer Karan Oberoi, an official said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
CBI court to try Kerala CPI-M leaders in murder case
Kochi, June 17 (IANS) In a setback to the state's ruling CPI-M, the Kerala High Court on Monday directed that a murder case in which two top party leaders are accused be shifted from Kannur to the CBI court here.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hyderabad bar dancer stripped, thrashed for refusing sex
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) A woman dancer at a bar here was allegedly stripped and thrashed by five colleagues, including four women, for refusing to have sex with customers, police said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP Punjab slams assault of Sikh driver by Delhi Police
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit on Monday condemned Delhi Police's act of beating Sikh auto driver Sarabjit Singh and his son in Delhi, terming it an "act of sacrilege".
2019-06-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Global CRM software grew 15.6% in 2018: Gartner
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Global spending on customer experience and relationship management (CRM) software grew 15.6 per cent to touch $48.2 billion in 2018, a new report from Gartner said on Monday.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Pune firm develops solar-powered irrigation system
Pune, June 17 (IANS) To solve water crisis for farmers throughout the varied climate conditions in India, Pune-based company Khethworks has developed solar-powered irrigation system.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Windows 10 gets smart keyboards for 10 Indian languages
Delhi, June 17 (IANS) In a bid to further allow users personalise their Windows 10 experience, software giant Microsoft on Monday launched smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages as part of its May 2019 update.
2019-06-17
Category: International, India,Technology
My life story not worth filming, says Shekhar Kapur
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur believes his life is not exciting enough to be turned into an interesting movie.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'MIB...' mints over Rs 10 crore in India
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson's "Men in Black: International" has registered business of over Rs 10 crore in its opening weekend in India.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
TN doctors protest in support of Kolkata colleagues
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Doctors in government and private hospitals in Tamil Nadu staged protests on Monday in support of the striking doctors in Kolkata and for safety of medical practitioners.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
E-vehicle sector for priority-lending, R&D incentives in Budget
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) With government committed to bringing the electric vehicle (EV) revolution to India in the next few years, the industry expectations from the Union Budget 2019-20 run high.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress MPs from Kerala told to be present in Parliament
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The group of 14 Congress MPs from Kerala, including Rahul Gandhi, which is the biggest block of legislators from the party nationwide, on Monday were asked by state party chief Mullapally Ramachandran to ensure their presence in Parliament on all days.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Captain, two militants killed in J&K gunfight (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) An Indian army captain and two militants were killed and three other soldiers including a major injured in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, police said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SC agrees to hear PIL on doctors' security at government hospitals
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in view of frequent assaults faced by doctors.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Two militants killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Two militants were killed and three soldiers, including an Army officer, injured on Monday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
2019-06-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism