Chennai hotels in a soup due to water crisis

Jun 18 2019 | 2 hrs ago

Facing severe water shortage and high vegetable prices, restaurants/hotels serving South Indian meals are mulling ways to tackle the situation, including stopping lunch meals, said an official of a hotel association.

Rahul forgets to sign Parliament register after taking oath as MP

Jun 18 2019 | 3 hrs ago

Gandhi has been elected to Parliament from Kerala's Wayanad. He had also contested from his family borough of Uttar Pradesh's Amethi but was defeated by BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani by a margin of over 55,000 votes.

Low-profile Nadda rose from ABVP ranks

Jun 17 2019

Former Union Health Minister Nadda, who rose from the ranks of an ABVP leader, has carved his own space in national politics with his low profile and shrewd organisational skills, his aides here say.

AIIMS resident doctor manhandled, 2 detained

Jun 17 2019

Police said the incident took place at around 11.30 p.m. on Sunday in the emergency ward of the AIIMS Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre when a patient with a foot injury reached there for treatment.

Waiting on pavement, eating leftovers ends as West Bengal doctors call off strike

Jun 17 2019

The patients' waiting rooms of NRS Medical College and Hospital - the epicentre of the protests - have been over-occupied since the cease-work started last Tuesday, forcing many of families to spend nights under the open sky despite occasional rains.

Yogi government to issue press releases in Sanskrit

Jun 17 2019

But the only hitch with the press release in Sanskrit may be that not many journalists understand the language.

Nine soldiers injured in IED attack on army patrol in Jammu & Kashmir

Jun 17 2019

Police sources said nine soldiers had suffered injuries in this explosion and have been shifted to army's base hospital in Srinagar city.

J.P.Nadda to be BJP working President: Rajnath Singh

Jun 17 2019

Addressing the media after the party's parliamentary board meeting at the BJP headquarters here, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said: "At the meeting today, Amit Shah said that he was unable to give enough time to the party, as he was also in-charge of the Union Home Ministry."

Major, militant killed, 3 soldiers injured in Jammu & Kashmir gunfight

Jun 17 2019

Earlier, police sources had said two militants had been killed in the gunfight in Bidoora village of Anantnag and their bodies recovered, but now said that that only one militant's body was recovered from the site.

Heatwave Kills 29 More In Bihar, Death Toll Up To 78

Jun 17 2019

Reports claim heatwave to have taken more than 150 lives in across a dozen districts, including 29 more people in Bihar in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll over the past two days to 78.