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SC to hear PIL on AES outbreak on Monday

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking direction to the Centre to send a team of medical professionals to review and assist in preventing the outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. AES has already claimed lives of nearly 128 children in the district. Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh

79 schools score less than 10% result in Gujarat 12th boards

Gujarat 12th boards results: A whopping 79 schools posted less than 10 per cent result in the 12th standard general stream examinations this year, even as English medium students performed better than their Gujarati counterparts, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Educational Board (GSHSEB) announced here on Saturday. In all, 3,55,560 students appeared in the

BJP names 4 candidates in Gujarat, drops 3 outgoing MPs

BJP names 4 candidates in Gujarat, drops 3 outgoing MPs

The BJP on Sunday announced the names of four more candidates for the seats from Gujarat in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, dropping three of its outgoing MPs and retaining Rajesh Chudasma from Junagadh. According to the list finalised by the Central Election Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Patan MP Liladharbhai Vaghela has

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple projects in Gujarat today

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple projects in Gujarat today

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple projects in Gujarat today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat on Thursday to inaugurate slew of projects and participate in several programmes. At a large public meeting in Jujwa village of Valsad district, the Prime Minister is scheduled to witness collective e-Gruhpravesh of beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) – a flagship scheme of the

Live bomb Rajkot village

Live bomb found in Rajkot village

A bomb has been found in Gujarat’s Metoda village on Sunday. After receiving a call from the villagers who found the bomb, the police and the bomb disposal squad rushed to the spot. Information about who planted the bomb is yet to be ascertained.Police are investigating the matter. Further details are awaited. On a related

7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy fog in Haryana

7 people killed in road accident in Gujarat

7 people killed in road accident in Gujarat. At least seven people were killed and 24 others injured after a truck skidded off a bridge near Bhavnagar-Somnath highway in Gujarat’s Amreli district. The incident took place last night. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital, and are undergoing treatment. More details are awaited.

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in road accident in Himachal

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in road accident in Himachal. At least 20 holidaymakers from Gujarat were injured when a private bus in which they were travelling overturned in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, police said. Over speeding was the cause of the accident on the Shimla-Manali highway near Ghaghas, a police officer

Seven killed in UP truck-bus collision

19 dead in truck accident in Gujarat

19 dead in truck accident in Gujarat. In a fatal accident on Saturday morning, 19 people have lost their lives and seven have been injured after a cement-laden truck in which they were travelling turned turtle on Bhavnagar-Ahmedabad highway, near Bavalyali village in Bhavnagar.Reportedly, after the truck turned turtle, it had fallen into a ditch.

Rock Python Ganjam People for Animals Digapahandi Forest range

9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

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Israeli PM visits symbol of love ‘Taj Mahal’ with his wife

Israeli PM: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is in India for a 6-day official visit, visited the Taj Mahal in Agra today. Earlier in the day, they were received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agra.The Israeli premier, who is on a six-day visit to India, is accompanied by his wife Sara and a 130-member

Shocking! Professor pushes ill mother off terrace

Shocking! Professor pushes ill mother off terrace

Professor pushes ill mother off terrace: Months after the Rajkot Police registered a case of accidental death of a 64-year-old woman by falling from her terrace; it was revealed that she was allegedly pushed by her own son. In a video that surfaced on Friday shows a 36-year-old assistant professor taking his 64-year-old mother to

Rahul Gandhi visits Somnath temple in Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi visits Somnath temple:  Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today visited the Somnath temple in Gir Somnath district, ahead of his meeting with party leaders to introspect on the Gujarat Assembly polls. The Congress leader landed at Keshod Airport in Saurashtra and offered prayers at the temple which is about 420 km from the state capital. Gandhi

19-5: Advantage BJP as party bags HP and Gujarat, Cong slips

New Delhi, Dec 18, Wresting power from the Congress in Himachal Pradesh and retaining it in Gujarat, the BJP today continued its winning ‘assembly run’ over the Congress since it came to power in the Centre in 2014.With the two states in BJP’s kitty, the score now stands at 19 for the BJP and its

Proud of workers for fighting anger with dignity: Rahul

New Delhi, Dec 18, In a veiled jibe at the BJP, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday thanked party workers for fighting “anger with dignity” and demonstrating that the Congress’ greatest strength is its “decency and courage”, in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh state elections.“My Congress brothers and sisters, you have made me very proud.

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

BJP will form govt in Gujarat, Himachal: Amit Shah

BJP will form govt: BJP chief Amit Shah today said the BJP will form government in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, and rejected suggestions that there was a “close fight” with the Congress in his home state. Addressing a press conference, Shah also asserted that the poll outcome in favour of the BJP is a victory

BJP wins Gujarat 6th straight time, wrests power from Cong in HP

Congress party accepts the verdict of the people says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi gives a statement on the election results and says that the Congress party accepts the verdict of the people. As well as he congratulates the new government in both the states. Unlike others who fought with anger, you fought the polls with dignity says Rahul Gandhi to Congress workers.As well Rahul took to twitter

Hardik Patel gives statement

Patidar Leader Hardik Patel gives statement on Gujarat elections

Hardik Patel gives statement: Since BJP is leading in elections of the both the states, Hardik Patel of Patidar gives statement on Gujarat elections. There has been tampering in EVM’s in Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad, hence gap is very less where ever tampering happened, he adds.Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Monday reiterated his doubts over

Stocks of industry majors recover as poll trends favour BJP

Poll trends favour BJP: Stocks of industry majors recovered during the mid-afternoon trade session as counting trends in Assembly polls favoured a BJP victory in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. The scrip of industrial majors like Reliance Industries, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), Tata Motors and Vedanta among others had slid substantially during

CM Amarinder Singh cancels scheduled press conference

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cancels his scheduled press conference

 CM Amarinder Singh cancels scheduled press conference: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cancelled his schedule press conference after seeing Congress losing in Gujarat and HP. The press conference which was scheduled on December 18, at 4:00pm at Punjab Bhawan (Chd.) is cancelled.Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cancelled the press conference as Congress is losing in the 2017

After early hiccups, BJP set to retain power in Gujarat (Fifth Lead)

Gujarat’s ruling BJP on Monday pledged to retain power as its candidates forged ahead of the main opposition Congress in 98 of the 182 Assembly seats, six more than the half-way mark needed to control the House. Trends from counting centres had indicated a see-saw battle for about 45 minutes, with the Congress at times inching