Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Amid reports of deaths caused by dengue and high fever, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a high-level meeting on Tuesday, following which an advisory was issued, warning against stagnant water collecting and asking various departments to raise awareness to control the outbreak.
Bulandshahr, Aug 2 (IANS) Despite arrest of three suspects, there seems to be no headway in the investigation into the gang-rape of a woman and her teenaged daughter on NH-91 last week even though Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had announced that the case would be cracked within 24 hours.
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) American journalist Stephanie Pearson's feature on Kerala "The Great Heaven" has won India's National Tourism Award for travel writing.
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday scrapped the TS EAMCET-II 2016 examination in wake of leakage of the question paper last month and announced schedule for fresh exam for admission to medical courses in the state.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday adopted a resolution under which the Railway Ministry has questioned the practice of railways paying dividend to the government.
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Three labourers were killed and two others injured when an underconstruction arch collapsed here on Tuesday, police said.
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) A woman on Tuesday laced the milk of her three children with poison killing them before consuming it herself in Auraiyya in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which manages Aadhaar, granted undue favour to IT services major Wipro in a maintenance contract to the tune of Rs 4.92 crore, a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on Tuesday said.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi government to soon ban Chinese kite string and permit string made only of cotton or other natural fibre.
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Five of the nine militants killed here were members of a suicide squad of the banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), police said.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over "deterioration" in the quality of recruits to the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and said it is "imperative" that only the best are selected.
Mathura, Aug 2 (IANS) The army will plant 12,000 saplings in the Mathura Cantonment area, military officials said on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Parliament on Tuesday accorded approval to the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016, to set new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Tirupati, Palakkad, Goa, Dharwar, Bhilai, and Jammu with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by voice vote.
Bulandshahr, Aug 2 (IANS) There has been no headway in the investigation into the gang rape and robbery committed on NH-91 on Friday night despite Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announcing that the case would be cracked within 24 hours.
Rome, Aug 2 (IANS/AKI) Authorities have deported a Pakistani man accused of seeking to stage a terrorist attack in Italy for the Islamic State (IS) group, Ansa news agency said.