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Odisha govt to sponsor Indian hockey team

Odisha govt to sponsor Indian hockey team

In a first-of-its-kind association, Indian hockey got a new sponsor in state government of Odisha, which has decided to support the game for the next five years. The announcement was…

Andhra farmer puts up Sunny Leone poster to ward off ‘evil eye’

Andhra farmer puts up Sunny Leone poster to ward off ‘evil eye’

An Andhra Pradesh farmer found out what is perhaps the most innovative solution to ward off ‘evil eye’. Forty-five year old Chenchu Reddy in Nellore district strung up a poster…

WPI inflation eases to 6-month low of 2.84% in Jan

WPI inflation eases to 6-month low of 2.84% in Jan

Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a six-month low of 2.84 per cent in January on cheaper food articles even as vegetable prices continued to rule high. Calculated on…

Nirav Modi left India with family in first week of January

Billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi had left the country on January 1 much before the CBI received a complaint from Punjab National Bank on January 29 about a Rs 280-crore…

Trial starts in Jiah suicide case

Trial starts in Jiah suicide case

The trial of actor Sooraj Pancholi, accused of abetting the suicide of actress Jiah Khan, started at a sessions court in Mumbai on Wednesday. Sooraj, son of Bollywood couple Aditya…

Suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested

Suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested

The Delhi Police has arrested a suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist who had been on the run since the 2008 Batla House encounter, a senior officer said. Ariz Khan was arrested…

India wants to be powerful for ‘welfare of the whole world’: Minister

India wants to be powerful for ‘welfare of the whole world’: Minister

India wants to become a powerful nation for the “welfare of the whole world” and not to intimidate people living in other countries, Union minister Rajnath Singh said. Waving a…

Govt extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more yrs

Govt extends anti-narcotics scheme for 3 more yrs

Taking into consideration the 40 lakh drug addicts in the country, the Centre has extended for three more years a scheme which combats illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substance.…

Main accused in Dalit student’s lynching arrested

Main accused in Dalit student’s lynching arrested

The main accused in the killing of a Dalit student of Allahabad University was arrested on Wednesday, police said. Vijay Shankar Singh, a travelling ticket examiner, was arrested from the…

Two-fold jump in salaries of 3 election commissioners

Two-fold jump in salaries of 3 election commissioners

After Supreme Court and high court judges, the three election commissioners have received a nearly two-fold jump in their salary. The three commissioners, including the chief election commissioner, are entitled…