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BJP sweeps Karnataka By-Polls; wins 12 out of 15 seats

The BJP’s win in 12 of the15 seats where byelection results were declared has made the 4 month old Yedyurappa govt secure; With this win, the party’s numbers will go up from 105 to 117, which is well ahead of the halfway mark of 111 in a 223-member Assembly. The ... Read More »

Delhi Anaj Mandi fire: Investigations underway

The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday collected evidence using 3D laser scan technology in order to reconstruct for investigation the incident of fire at the building, in the Anaj Mandi area in Delhi that was engulfed in a blaze on Sunday killing 43 people. A team from the ... Read More »

13th South Asian Games: Indian athletes dominate in most events

India won all team events on Monday. Indian women’s football team clinched its third consecutive gold at the South Asian Games. Indian girls defeated host Nepal in the final by 2-0 in Pokhara.   In, Kabaddi, Indian Women’s and Men’s teams grabbed gold. In women’s final India crushed Nepal by ... Read More »

WADA bans Russia for 4 years from all major sporting events

After the development, the Russian flag and anthem will not be allowed at any major sporting event. However, athletes who will be able to prove that they are untainted by the doping scandal will be able to compete under a neutral flag. The decision came after Russia”s Anti Doping Agency ... Read More »

Ahead of CPI data, Sensex & Nifty end flat

The BSE Sensex on Monday closed 42.28 points or 0.10 per cent higher at 40,487.43. It hit an intra-day high of 40,645.63 and a low of 40,336.56. The broader Nifty settled at 11,936.95, 15.45 points or 0.13 per cent higher. Read More »

UP Cabinet approves setting up of 218 fast-track courts 

State law minister Brajesh Pathak told reporters that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed concern over crimes against women. Of these, 144 courts will hear cases of rape, while 74 courts will hear cases in which POCSO Act has been slapped. The cabinet also approved Zurich Airport International as developer ... Read More »

Jharkhand Assembly Polls: Campaign intensifies for 3rd Phase

With the ongoing assembly elections in the state of Jharkhand, campaigning in the state is in full swing for third phase. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a rally in Hazaribagh. The Prime Minister said that this huge gathering of people clearly depicts the mood of Jharkhand. Congress leader ... Read More »

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 introduced in LS

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha (LS) despite protests from Opposition, which labelled the legislation ‘regressive’. Amit Shah, Union Home Minister, has said in Lok Sabha that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 is not against minorities but against infiltrators. Introducing the bill, Shah said the ... Read More »

Hong Kong sees biggest protests since democrats’ election boost

Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged in the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month.  Demonstrators, from students to professionals and the elderly, marched from Victoria Park towards the financial area.  The protests were largely peaceful throughout the afternoon, though at night tensions emerged between riot police and some ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc, The Proud Recipient Of Safety Bravery Award

Chanderiya Smelting Complex – Fire & Rescue Team has been the proud recipient of Bravery award for ‘Rescuing the flooded bus’ during 18th international OSH (Occupational health and safety) Awards function held in NESCO Mumbai on 27th November 2019. There were of 350 nominations from across India, including major organizations ... Read More »

Uttar Pradesh clears proposal to set up 218 fast-track courts

Today, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet cleared a proposal to set up 218 fast-track courts for hearing cases pertaining to crimes against children and rapes. State Law Minister Brajesh Pathak told reporters that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed concern over crimes against women. Of these, 144 courts will hear cases ... Read More »

Russia braces for blanket Olympic ban

The never-ending Russia doping saga will hit another dramatic peak on Monday when its Tokyo Olympics status and prospects for hosting international sports events will be on line. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) leaders have been urged by expert advisers to take a hard line on Russian state tampering with a ... Read More »

70 die, mostly young children after measles outbreak in Samoa

A devastating measles outbreak continues to spread in Independent state of Samoa, an island nation located in the Pacific Ocean. Death toll from the epidemic climbed to 70, mostly young children. Official figures showed there were 112 new cases, despite a massive immunisation drive last week that saw the entire Pacific nation ... Read More »

BJP leads in Karnataka by-polls

In Karnataka, BJP is poise to sweep Bypolls in the state. Ruling BJP won or leading on 12 of 15 assembly seats. The BJP needs to win at least seven seats to remain in a majority in the assembly. Around 68 per cent polling was recorded in Thursday’s bypolls. By-election ... Read More »