SC refers plea on Aadhaar to larger bench

The court directed the registry to put all the applications seeking clarification/modification before Chief Justice

New Delhi: In a setback to the central government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to modify its August 11 order restricting the use of Aadhaar card for distribution of foodgrain under PDS, supply of kerosene oil and LPG, saying that plea for the clarification or modification of its order would be decided by a larger bench. The court directed More...

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With effort now, the numbers have increased to 2,226 in the country and to about 199 in Maharashtra
By Agencies On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Big B is Maharashtra’s Tiger ambassador

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been appointed Maharashtra’s ‘Tiger Ambassador’, says his vehicle was chased by a tiger in Mumbai for four kms inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park here. With More...

A platform will be worked out for this purpose after detailed discussion
By Agencies On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

No shifting of deities from Jagannath temple during repair

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday said the presiding deities at the Jagannath temple in Puri will not be shifted during repair of the hall facing the sanctum sanctorum. A platform will be worked out More...

Normally, the sanitary napkins are made of imported cotton or wood cellulose
By IANS On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Indian scientists developing sanitary napkins from jute

Kolkata: The National Jute Board (NJB) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology – Kharagpur is developing jute-based sanitary pads which could help prevent cervical cancer. Normally, the sanitary More...

We will impose a cost of Rs 1 lakh on you if you will not ensure cleanliness
By Agencies On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Paragliding ban in Himachal’s Rohtang to continue: NGT

New Delhi: Refusing to relent on its order to ban commercial activities at the picturesque tourist spot Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday refused to permit paragliding More...

Police raided his house and official quarters in Dispur
By Agencies On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Absconding Assam legislator arrested on rape charges

Guwahati: Assam legislator Gopinath Das, who was absconding since last month, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the rape of a minor domestic help, police said on Sunday. The legislator has denied More...

The BSF so far in the year has seized over Rs 1.88 crore in FICN from across the south Bnegal frontier
By Agencies On Sunday, October 4th, 2015

BSF seizes fake notes, silver on Bangladesh border

Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of the face value of Rs 5 lakh and over 20 kg of silver from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal. The BSF so far More...

I cannot tolerate women being denied the right to have an identity
By Agencies On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Malala Yousafzai says, I am just a normal girl

New Delhi: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel prize winner, child and women’s rights activist and the inspiration for a film, thinks that she is just a normal girl and is doing what is the “responsibility” More...

He made the announcement a function organized by the Kamrup Metropolitan district administration
By Agencies On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Assam to have rural employment generation scheme: Gogoi

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday announced his government has decided to launch a rural employment generation scheme, named after Mahatma Gandhi, at a cost of Rs 50,000 crore. He made the announcement More...

We always keep our mind open. Not only mind, but even the heart
By IANS On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

SC asks Bharti’s wife if she wants to resolve issues

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Lipika Mitra, the estranged wife of former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti whether she was inclined to join mediation efforts as offered by her husband to resolve More...