Plea in SC seeks to reduce percentile for admission to Ayurveda course

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): An aspirant of the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) course urged the Supreme Court to issue direction to reduce the percentile for admission to the course considering a large number of vacant seats and to extend the last date of admission for Academic Year 2021-22.

Updated: May 14, 2022 17:36 IST

Amit Shah inaugurates 'National Cyber Forensic Laboratory' at CFSL campus in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday inaugurated the 'National Cyber Forensic Laboratory' (NCFL) at Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) campus in Hyderabad.

Updated: May 14, 2022 17:35 IST

Army launches 'Go Green' initiative in J-K's Kupwara

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 14 (ANI): In line with the global outcry for saving the environment, the Indian Army undertook the "Go Green" initiative to plant more trees and preserve the environment.

Updated: May 14, 2022 17:09 IST

Amit Shah arrives at Telangana airport, to inaugurate National Cyber Forensic Laboratory in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived on Saturday at the Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad to address Bharatiya Janata Party workers and people of the state.

Updated: May 14, 2022 17:08 IST

SC commutes death sentence of rape-murder convict to life imprisonment

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence of a man accused of raping and murdering a minor into life imprisonment, observing the possibility and the probability of the reformation and rehabilitation of the man.

Updated: May 14, 2022 17:02 IST

Biplab Deb resigns as Tripura Chief Minister

Agartala (Tripura) [India], May 14 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb resigned from his post on Saturday less than a year before the assembly polls in the state.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:54 IST

MHA Under Secretary rank officer detained in FCRA bribery case

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) detained an Under Secretary rank officer of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) in a bribery case. He was questioned on Friday.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:49 IST

Punjab: Fire breaks out in Amritsar's Guru Nanak Dev Hospital

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], May 14 (ANI): A fire broke out in the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Amritsar, Punjab on Saturday.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:48 IST

MP CM announces Rs 1 cr ex-gratia, govt job to kin of 3 policemen killed by poachers

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 14 (ANI): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1 crore each and a government job to the kin of the family of three police personnel, who were shot dead by poachers in Guna this morning.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:44 IST

J-K: Fire breaks out in three-storied house in Kishtwar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 14 (ANI): A fire broke out in a three-storied house in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:44 IST

Post Rajnath's approval, military officers, jawans to get bigger, furnished houses, multilevel parking

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): After the Defence Ministry's approval for the new scales of accommodation, military officers and jawans would get better and bigger furnished houses which would be built with the latest national standards.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:31 IST

TRS MLC Kavitha Kalvakuntla slams Centre's policies towards Telangana ahead of Amit Shah's visit

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 14 (ANI): Ahead of Union Minister Amit Shah's visit to the state here, Telangana Rashtra Samithi party MLC Kavitha Kalvakuntla slammed the Centre for its policies towards the state.

Updated: May 14, 2022 16:31 IST

Expeditious adjudication of disputes is hallmark of healthy democracy: CJI Ramana

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 14 (ANI): Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Saturday said that for the functioning of a healthy democracy it is imperative that the people feel that their rights and dignity are protected and recognized and "expeditious adjudication of disputes is the hallmark of a healthy democracy".

Updated: May 14, 2022 15:37 IST

MP: New terminal building likely to be commissioned at Jabalpur Airport by March 2023

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The Jabalpur Airport in Madhya Pradesh is all set to get a new Terminal Building by December 2022, with enhanced capacity and reflection of local art and culture, according to an official statement by the Airports Authority of India, on Saturday.

Updated: May 14, 2022 15:33 IST

Delhi temperatures 'above normal', severe heatwave warning issued

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a "severe heatwave" warning for the national capital over the weekend as Delhi reports temperatures ranging from 40-46 degrees Celsius.

Updated: May 14, 2022 15:20 IST

Tamil Nadu Guv rejects claims of imposition of Hindi, backs National Education Policy

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 14 (ANI): After Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy's statement sparked the controversy over the Hindi language, state Governor RN Ravi backed the Centre's New Education Policy (NEP-2020), saying the impression of imposition of a language is "far from the truth".

Updated: May 14, 2022 15:09 IST

4th edition of Ganga Quest witnesses record registration

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The fourth edition of the Ganga Quest, organised by the Namami Gange has witnessed a record registration this year.

Updated: May 14, 2022 15:02 IST

Mundka blaze: Eyewitnesses saw 'cloud of smoke rising, only exit door engulfed in fire'

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): Eyewitnesses of the Mundka fire incident were horrified after they came across a "cloud of smoke rising" all of a sudden.

Updated: May 14, 2022 14:49 IST

Meghalaya: Police begin probe after video of woman tied to pole goes viral

West Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) [India], May 14 (ANI): A woman was allegedly tied to a pole at a marketplace in Jowai town in Meghalaya's West Jaintia Hills district on the charge of being a pickpocket.

Updated: May 14, 2022 14:33 IST

Mundka blaze: DCP says action against officers found guilty on cards

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): A day after the fire incident near the Mundka metro station in New Delhi, Deputy Commissioner of Police outer district Sameer Sharma on Saturday said that action would be taken against officers also if they are found guilty in the investigation.

Updated: May 14, 2022 14:17 IST