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Civilian injured in Pakistan shelling along LoC in J&K’s Kathua

The intermittent exchange of fire between the BSF and Pakistan Rangers continued till 4.40 a.m. on October 20, officials said.

Over 380 Ladakhi-origin police personnel to be transferred from J&K to Ladakh

The Ministry of Home Affairs has given the nod for the transfer of police personnel working in different wings of the Jammu and Kashmir Police

Beneficiaries will occupy PMAY(U) houses by 2021: Puri

The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister said the government has so far sanctioned around 90 lakh houses and the number will go up to 1.12 crore houses in six months.

Manmohan Singh to attend Kartarpur Corridor inauguration: Shah Mahmood Qureshi

Mr. Qureshi told reporters in his home town Multan on Saturday that Mr. Singh has accepted his invitation

Stage set for bypolls in two Rajasthan Assembly seats

The bypolls were necessitated after Khivsar (Nagaur) MLA Hanuman Beniwal and Mandava (Jhunjhunu) MLA (BJP) Narendra Kumar were elected to Lok Sabha in May 2019.

Death of declared ‘foreigner’ in Assam: NHRC registers case

Dulal Paul’s family members refused to receive his body for the eighth day on Sunday.

Watch | World Bank says India halved its poverty rate since 1990s

The World Bank's observations on India's growth before the Annual meeting between it and the International Monetary Fund in video

India expresses disappointment over lack of support for IMF quota increase

IMF quotas, which are the primary source of IMF funds, determine voting shares.

Gujarat: Moderate intensity earthquake hits Banaskantha

No casualty or damage to property was reported

Watch | Truth Behind Tusker Deaths

A video featuring the reality of the practice of poaching elephants for their tusks in Tamil Nadu

Two soldiers, civilian killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Kupwara

Three civilians were also injured in the firing by Pakistani troops, police said.

Conservator of Forests opposes shifting of three-month-old elephant calf to zoo

Elephant calves depend on mother’s milk up to 3 years of age, he tells court

NEET case: bail hearing of medicos adjourned

CB-CID on the lookout for agents

India-U.S. trade negotiations on at full speed: Sitharaman

Responding to a question, she said a totalisation agreement with the U.S. has always been on the cards.

‘Complete sensitisation on disposal of human corpses’

OHRC felt that the govt. guideline was not properly followed

Kamaraj Nagar byelection: all arrangements in place, says Chief Electoral Officer

Counting centre at Motilal Nehru Govt. Polytechnic in U.T.

Theatre personality in Kolkata arrested for sexual assault

This latest case of sexual harassment in academia came to the fore after the survivor went public on social media.

Manohar Lal Khattar unruffled in Karnal redoubt

Haryana CM is expected to sail through despite worries over slowdown

Two long-distance trains given halt at Kundapur

The Railways has decided to provide halt for two long-distance trains, Kochuveli-Sri Ganganagar-Kochuveli Weekly Express (from October 20) and Ernakul

Agumbe Ghat open for light, heavy vehicles

G. Jagadeesha, Deputy Commissioner, said that after heavy rain there were a few landslips on some curves of the ghat

I-T search on Siddhartha Group condemned

State president of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Scheduled Caste Cell F.H. Jakkappanavar has condemned the Income Tax (I-T) Department sear

War of words between Congress, Akali leaders

Campaigning for Punjab bypolls ends

Politicians for better media coverage of House sessions

‘Media reports open the eyes of the govt. and public’

Foreign envoys to visit Golden Temple on Oct. 22

Decision part of Guru Purab celebrations

Maharashtra ATS questions two people over photos of Modi’s chopper

The Prime Minister had gone to Sakoli last Sunday to address a rally.

Dhindsa resigns as leader of Akali Dal in Rajya Sabha

‘I have sent my letter to RS Chairman’

M.P. ex-MLA’s daughter alleges torture

The daughter of a former BJP MLA from Bhopal has approached the Madhya Pradesh High Court claiming she was being given “injections” by her family to f

TDP alleges corruption in irrigation tenders

Demands floating of fresh tenders to ensure transparency

In Iglas, sections of Jats back BSP candidate

BJP supporters highlight corruption-free recruitment of constables in police

Fewer OPs in hospitals

Scarce number of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) buses seem to be posing a problem to people who want to visit major government hos

Dalit youth tortured over tractor loan

After Pilkhuwa, one more case of alleged custodial torture has come to light from western Uttar Pradesh. A 27-year-old Dalit man was allegedly torture

65 sheep die in Shikaripur taluk

As many as 65 sheep died of enterotoxemia in Erekatte village, Shikaripur taluk, on Friday. Enterotoxemia is caused by Clostridium perfringens bacteri

State-level VTU athletics meet from Tuesday

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (GNDC), has planned a State-level Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Inter-Collegiate Athletics Meet – 201

Rift in Rajasthan Cong. over ‘hybrid’ poll model

This would weaken democracy: Pilot

In Haryana, it’s a direct fight between BJP and Congress

While ruling party unleashed a high-octane campaign, contest could be close

Women cannot be denied their right to desire, says Anita Nair

Novelist frowns upon patriarchal norms, religious dictates at Mysuru Literary Fest 2019

7 sentenced to life term for advocate’s murder

Subhash Gupta was killed on Delhi Road in Hisar in 2017

Autorickshaw drivers pray for resumption of RTC services

‘We can only earn money if people step out of home’

‘Law enforcement agencies face different challenge today’

Police should be up to date with new technologies: Auradkar

Kannada organisations condemn statements by Katti, Yediyurappa

‘Statehood demand foolish; any water release to Maharashtra will trigger agitation’

Autos and cabs were a call away

Contrary to the wide spread apprehension that autos, cabs, will go off the city roads on Saturday, people did not face issues in hiring them. In fact,

98% of total 31,773 Spandana petitions resolved, says DGP

52% of complainants were women, 25% were civil disputes’

Parents held for killing newly married girl

They opposed her marriage with a Dalit, tried to make it look like suicide, say police

Campaigning ends in Haryana, Maharashtra

Polling will be held on October 21; counting of votes on October 24.

RTC buses stay in depots

Rainfall disrupted protest plans in Adilabad district

Bandh total in Karimnagar

Leaders taken into preventive custody

Successful and complete in Sangareddy

Congress MLA under ‘house arrest’

Bandh throws life out of gear in Khammam

Opposition party activists together show solidarity with striking RTC employees

HRF condemns police brutality

‘Police made pre-dawn raid on homes of activists’

Mass fish deaths in Dhanushkodi backwaters trigger panic

Oxygen depletion could be the reason, says official

Near total and peaceful in Nizamabad

Cinema halls suspend daytime shows

VMC plans ‘see-through’ parks to improve city’s aesthetic value

Move will also check misuse by anti-social elements, says Commissioner

20,000 solar energy installations expected under Central scheme

Notification inviting farmers to participate in the programme to be issued soon

Boy touches live wire linked to hoarding, dies

A 14-year-old boy was electrocuted after he came into contact with a live wire connected to an advertisement hoarding at Ambalavananpettai . The vict

No leniency in Pocso cases, says court

HC confirms 10-year RI for sexual abuse

Schoolchildren ask for restoration of bus services

Take out a rally in Khammam to demand government intervention to end strike by RTC employees

Workshop to promote youth in agriculture

Event to be inaugurated tomorrow

High-voltage bypoll campaign draws to a close

Outcome in Nanguneri and Vikravandi could hint at voter preferences for the Assembly election in 2021

Bengaluru, NRC's Taxshe cab service to expand

The World Bank’s India magazine has featured Taxshe under the heading ‘Driving Change in Bengaluru’

Green crackers: Short on sound and light, high on confusion

The brouhaha over ‘green’ crackers will see the fireworks industry running up a loss of ₹800 cr.-1,000 cr. this year. And, if that isn’t bad enough, the confusion over the rules has led to a virtual split, with a bunch of manufacturers in Sivakasi conforming to NEERI specifications for making crackers and another putting up resistance

Leading a pitiable life, say farmers at hearing

They demand immediate end to mining activity near villages located close to the Kalyanapulova reservoir

IIM-V launches MBA course for executives

The programme is based on the idea of ‘learn while you earn’

Sri Bharat refutes Vijaya Sai’s charges

‘Instead, the MP should advise the govt. to pay the arrears’

Tea sector urged to leverage technology to tap opportunities

‘There is no correlation between production cost and prices for the produce’

Telugu Desam points fingers at YSRCP

Senior TDP leader K.E. Krishna Murthy and his son Shyam Babu, who had unsuccessfully contested the Assembly elections from Pattikonda, met tomato farm

Naidu changing tack due to his bleak political future: GVL

‘Telugu Desam Party is anything but trustworthy’

MEPMA’s job mela in Karimnagar on Oct.22

Candidates have to apply online

AIKS sees hand of syndicate

The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) has asked the district authorities to initiate action against the market agents at Pattikonda.AIKS district secretary

Doors shut on Naidu once for all: Deodhar

‘His repentance of leaving the NDA will never be accepted’

TDB stares at the prospect of a dip in revenue

Poor participation of traders in e-tender for stalls at Sabarimala

Andhra Pradesh government reaches out to tomato farmers

On Jagan’s directive, Marketing Department purchases 50 tonnes of the produce

Campaign ends, bitterness stays

Caste equations dominate poll narrative in Vattiyurkavu

Arjas Steel to invest ₹200 crore on doubling its capacity

The Anantapur-based plant also mulls own R&D facility

Water level to touch 100 feet at Bhavani Sagar Reservoir

Further rain in catchment areas will help the level go up in coming days: officials

What’s a wedding without wazawan in Kashmir

But this marriage season, Srinagar’s wazas are out of work as families have cancelled weddings or reduced celebrations sharply

Explained | What is the furore around the land law case?

Given his earlier role, should Justice Arun Mishra recuse himself from a hearing on a provision in the land acquisition law of 2013? What does the Supreme Court have to say?

Govt. seeks suggestions to make CGHS more beneficiary-friendly

Revamp includes availing services at empanelled hospitals, diagnostic centres

Shopian apples find a safe passage after militant attacks

Over 500 trucks placed at a secure location — Pir Ki Gali’s Poshana area — on the Mughal Road, which connects Shopian with Poonch

More than a bypoll in Ernakulam

A pointer to the coming local body polls

Roads to Munnar block tourism

Flood impact is still evident, and the infra revival is painfully slow

Mobile phone recovered from life convict Murugan in Vellore prison

Police recovered a mobile phone with a sim card and a memory card from the cell of Murugan, a life convict in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi a

Experts underline need to separate Intelligence from policy-making

Two former NSAs call for clear demarcation between the two

Global multilateralism, only way ahead : Suresh Prabhu

At a time we need global cooperation more than ever, we do not have robust global institutions, and efforts are on to even dismantle such institutions

Backwater tourism is deep water

A large number of them ply without the mandatory licence.

Don’t lose right to challenge award due to ignorance of new law, HC to State, land losers

Delayed appeal costs government a chance to challenge civil court order

Wayanad reels under ‘closure’ impact

Four ecotourism sites are off-limits for tourists following a HC directive

Madame Marie Curie Endowment Lecture held at Auxilium College, Vellore

Inter-college chemistry exhibition organised at Auxilium College in association with Rural Society for the Advancement of Chemistry (RUSAC)

‘Do not ruin this God-given gift’

A regular visitor to Kovalam offers an advice — learn from Sri Lanka

Provisional timetable for SSLC exam is out

The provisional timetable for the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination for 2019-20 is out. A Karnataka Secondary Education Examinat

Over 300 people people take part in helmet awareness rally in Vellore

Collector flags off mega two-wheeler ride from Selliamman Koil to Netaji stadium

Why is Kerala tourism in a deep slumber this season?

A host of factors, even global ones, have contributed to the scenario

IMD issues ‘orange alert’ in Kodagu

Heavy rain has been forecast in Kodagu following depression over the Arabian Sea, which is expected to result in heavy downpour in Kerala, coastal Kar

Pharmacists in Vellore asked to remain vigilant after spurt in dengue cases

Do not distribute medicines to patients without prescriptions, says T.N. Health Department

Poll campaign ends in Manjeswaram

The enthusiasm of sympathisers and workers of various political parties in Manjeswaram Assembly constituency reached a crescendo as the election campa

I have not made up my mind, says Governor

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has declined to comment on the ongoing controversy over mark donation at Mahatma Gandhi University. He told the media on t

CPI(M) plea: Proof needed

The complaint filed by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] accusing the Nair Service Society (NSS) of soliciting votes for United Democrat

Mullapally: UDF will win on strength of its democratic credentials

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18For Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president Mullapally Ramachandran, the bye-elections to five assembly constituencies o