Date archive forAugust, 2016
By IANS On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Malls, buildings on Bengaluru drains to be demolished

Bengaluru:Malls and high-rise buildings, including apartments, built illegally on storm water drains of the city would be demolished to prevent flooding after heavy rains, Karnataka Law Minister TB Jayachandra said More...

By IANS On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Woman teacher killed in church in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: In the second case in two days in Tamil Nadu of a woman being murdered by a spurned suitor, an infatuated youth on Wednesday killed a 24-year-old teacher in a church in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin since More...

By IANS On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Kill monkey in Himachal, pocket Rs 300

Shimla: In an effort to tackle the increasing monkey menace in towns and villages, the Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday announced a cash incentive of Rs 300 for each monkey killed. The notifications allow mass killing More...

By IANS On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Three more toy trains to run on heritage Darjeeling track

Guwahati: In cheering news to those planning a vacation in Queen of Hills, Darjeeling, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to introduce three additional pairs of toy trains between Darjeeling and Ghum More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Only violet sketch pen to be used in RS, legislative council polls: EC

New Delhi: Only a violet sketch pen of a particular make provided by the polling officer will be used to mark ballot papers for future elections to Rajya Sabha and legislative councils, the Election Commission of More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Sex scandal hits AAP: Kejriwal sacks Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday removed his Social Welfare Minister Sandeep Kumar, saying that he had received an “objectionable” CD on him and there cannot be any compromise More...

By IANS On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Madrid zoo welcomes birth of its first female panda cub

Madrid: Madrid Zoo announced on Wednesday that it had welcomed a female giant panda cub into the world. It is the first ever female panda to be born in the Spanish capital It is the first ever female panda to be More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Petrol hiked by Rs 3.38/litre, diesel by Rs 2.67

New Delhi: Amid the recent fluctuation in global oil prices, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Wednesday announced an increase in the prices of transport fuels petrol by Rs 3.38 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.67 per More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Had tears of joy, now can die in peace: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court’s order setting aside the land acquisition for the Tata Motors’ Nano project as a “landmark victory”, More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Ashwin slips to third in ICC Test rankings

Dubai: India’s Ravichandran Ashwin has slipped one rung to third in the International Cricket Council (ICC) list for Test bowlers, released on Wednesday. Ashwin, however, continues to lead the table of the More...