Qatar block: Special flights to Mumbai

India will operate special flights for its citizens to return from blockade-hit Qatar. An aviation ministry official said Air India Express will operate special flights between Kerala and Doha from June 25 to July 8. It will use 186-seater Boeing 737. Jet Airways will operate extra flights between Mumbai...

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Bengaluru firm 1st in India to deliver diesel at home

Running out of fuel and have no time to go to a petrol pump? Well, in case you are in Bengaluru, this won't be a problem anymore. A city-based startup has come up with a unique idea of delivering the diesel at customers' doorstep.Bengaluru's Mypetrolpump, a one-year-old startup by an IIT-Dhanbad alumnus...

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Delhi man held after stabbing wife 35 times, injuring son who tried to save her

A 43-year-old man allegedly stabbed his wife to death on Wednesday, suspecting her of infidelity, and also injured their son who tried to save his mother, police said.Police said the accused, identified as Vinod Bisht, was arrested in the evening from close to his flat in the capital’s Dilshad Garden.Bisht...

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To Boost Women’s Safety, Delhi Govt To Install CCTV Cameras In Over 6,350 DTC Buses

In a bid to boost the safety measures for women, the Delhi government on Tuesday approved a proposal to install CCTV cameras in all the DTC and cluster buses plying in the city.According to the government, the cost of the project, estimated to be around Rs 140 crore, would be borne from the Centre's...

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Rajiv Gandhi assassin asks for mercy killing, says he finds no purpose in life

One of Rajiv Gandhi’s killers, currently in jail serving out a sentence for 27 years, has requested the Tamil Nadu government for euthanasia as he feels that he will never get out of jail and has hence sought that his life be snuffed out instead.Robert Payas, one of the seven convicted for the assassination...

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Presidential poll: Cracks in Opposition ahead of crucial meet, Meira Kumar meets Sonia Gandhi

Cracks appeared in the Opposition ahead of Wednesday’s crucial meeting on the presidential poll, with the JD-U deciding to stay out of the talks after extending its support to NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday.The opposition camp is yet to name its candidate for the poll, but former speaker...

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Hyderabad Turns ‘Hy-Fi’ With 1,000 Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

The Telangana government today activated free Wi-Fi hotspots at 1,000 public locations in Hyderabad. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Mayor Bontha Rammohan, who launched the 'Hyderabad City Wi-Fi Project' or 'Hy-Fi' today, said the internet service will be expanded to 2,000 more locations in the city,...

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International Yoga Day: PM Modi leads celebrations in Lucknow, says yoga is about health assurance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan on Wednesday on the third edition of International Yoga Day. UP governor Ram Naik and chief minister Yogi Adityanath and cabinet ministers were also be present at the event.Addressing a gathering...

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10-year-old girl rescued from Devadasi system in Kalaburagi village

In a coordinated action by members of the Kalaburagi District Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Child Helpline and officials of the Department of Women and Child Development, a 10-year old girl who had been pushed to the banned Devadasi system five years ago was rescued from a village in Chittapur taluk...

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GST Launch On June 30 With Special Midnight Session In Parliament

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that India's biggest tax reform since Independence, the national Goods and Services Tax or GST, will be launched at midnight on June 30.Mr Jaitley said President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and two of his predecessors, Dr Manmohan Singh and H S Deve...

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