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Assam: Man climbs electric pole, threatens to commit suicide

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 1:45:18 AM IST

Sonapur village in Assam on the outskirts of Guwahati witnessed drama on Wednesday after a man climbed a high voltage electricity transmission line tower.

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Fresh spell of heat wave conditions likely over NW, central India

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

After more than two weeks of heat wave conditions, only five stations across India registered maximum temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

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Centre asks states to be better prepared in view of monsoon (Ld)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Wednesday said that the central and state governments should be better prepared in view of the South West Monsoon so that the losses due to natural disasters

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Latest East-West Metro subsidence will lead to cost escalation but no action yet against implementing agency

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

The latest round of subsidence, endangering human life and causing severe damage to property due to underground activity being carried out by Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) for the city's East-

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'Judges, members left twiddling thumbs': SC junks plea for state NGT benches

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the seats of the NGT benches can be located as per exigencies, however in view of weak case load, it is not necessary to locate them in every state.

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Six illegal colonies in Sohna, Bhondsi razed

Gurugram |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

A team from the Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) on Wednesday carried out a demolition drive in the villages of Bhondsi and Sohna in which commercial farmhouses, shops and under-constru

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Who could be the new Delhi LG - retired bureaucrat or politician

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST

After the resignation of Delhi Lt-Governor Anil Baijal speculation is rife about who could be the new LG of the national capital as sources indicate that this time it could be somebody from a politica

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WBSSC chairman resigns amid recruitment irregularities row

Kolkata |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST

Amid row over irregularities in recruitment in the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC), its chairman Siddhartha Majumdar on Wednesday resigned from his position.

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Stop eviction of villagers, SC panel directs Punjab

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST

Taking note of the Punjab government's decision for issuing eviction orders against Scheduled Caste residents in Ludhiana district, who are living there since independence, the National Commission for

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Vadnagar to be turned into landmark heritage-tourism destination

Ahmedabad |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

May 18 is celebrated across the world as International Museum Day. On the occasion, the Gujarat government announced to turn the historic city of Vadnagar into a world-class heritage tourism destinati

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Karti's aide sent to transit remand for helping Chinese get visas by fraud

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 1:45:18 AM IST

S. Bhaskara Raman, a close associate of Karti Chidambaram who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from Chennai in connection with a case lodged against him and others for helping

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Security tightened as MNS, BJP call for uprooting Aurangzeb's grave

Mumbai |Thursday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST

The security in and around the grave of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Khuldabad was tightened following calls by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to 'uproot' it, here on

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