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Tomato crunch: Fast food giant McDonald's cuts it from menu

Yes, you read it right! India's one of the most favourite fast food chains McDonald's is cutting back on tomatoes in its products due to severe crunch in the market. The US burger chain decided to...

Jul 25, 2017 11:15 PM

Watch | Cylinder blast in Hyderabad scrap godown, 1 person killed, 3 injured

In a horrific incident on Tuesday morning, one person was killed and three others injured after a gas cylinder exploded at a scrap godown in Hyderabad.

Jul 25, 2017 11:01 PM

Strong monsoons reversing India's 50-year dry spell, says MIT

Indian summer monsoons have strengthened over the past 15 years, reversing the 50-year dry period during which northern and central India received relatively low rainfall, says a study conducted by...

Jul 25, 2017 11:00 PM

Bombay High Court directs cops to ensure no minor gets injured during Muharram procession

Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the city police to ensure that no minor carries sharp weapons and hurt themselves during the annual Muharram procession, seeking to strike a fine balance between...

Jul 25, 2017 10:30 PM

Hizbul chief claims terror outfit can attack anywhere in India: Govt

Terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin is reported to have made claims that his outfit has the ability to hit targets anywhere in India at any time, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Jul 25, 2017 10:27 PM

Gujarat Floods: PM Modi takes aerial survey, announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakh for kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 to injured

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took stock of the flood situation in Gujarat. The prime minister chaired a meeting to review prog the ess of flood relief work with CM Vijay Rupani, ministers...

Jul 25, 2017 09:57 PM

Major rivers cross danger mark in Odisha; govt prepare for rescue, relief ops

With the water level in three of the major rivers of north Odisha crossing the danger mark on Tuesday, the authorities in Keonjhar, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts had stepped up their preparedness for...

Jul 25, 2017 09:51 PM

Four Cabinet Committees rearranged after Venkaiah Naidu’s resignation

After Former Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu resigned, in order to contest vice-presidential election, four key Cabinet Committees were restructured today.

Jul 25, 2017 09:37 PM

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: Thoughts of Rabindranath Tagore will not be removed from NCERT books

The government has no plan to remove Rabindranath Tagore from school textbooks informed Human Resource Department Minister Prakash Javadekar to the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday referring to the...

Jul 25, 2017 09:37 PM

Pakistani terrorist sentenced to 7 years in jail in money laundering case

A Pakistani terrorist belonging to banned terror group Al-Badr, was on Tuesday sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a Bengaluru court in a money laundering case, the Enforcement...

Jul 25, 2017 09:26 PM

Azad questions President’s inaugural speech, says why no mention of JL Nehru’s name

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday questioned newly-elected President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech in the Parliament.

Jul 25, 2017 08:33 PM

Shimla gangrape case: CBI, AIIMS doctor begin investigation

A six-member investigation team including sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), officials of Central Forensic Science Laboratory and doctors from AIIMS on Monday visited the spot from...

Jul 25, 2017 07:43 PM