New Delhi, Aug 18 : The CPI(M) today approached Union Minister Manoj Sinha, complaining that Internet services provided by MTNL at the party's head office here had not been working for a week, and urged him to probe if there was a "deliberate attempt" to interrupt the services...... read more
New Delhi, August 18: Text of Letter addressed to the Minister of State for Communications, Shri Manoj Sinha by CPI(M) General Secretary, Sitaram Yechury...... read more
Dehradun, Aug 18: Seventeen people, including five children, were taken ill after chlorine gas leakage from a cylinder at a water works unit of Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in the early hours here today, a senior police official said...... read more
Lucknow, Aug 18 : The Allahabad High Court today directed the UP government and the state's director general of medical education to file a detailed counter affidavit within six weeks on a PIL on the death of children in a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur.
The Lucknow bench of the high court fixed October 9 as the next date... read more
New Delhi, Aug 18: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has written to state chief ministers seeking a cut in sales tax or VAT on fuels like natural gas that have been kept out of the GST but are used as inputs for goods that come under the new indirect tax regime...... read more
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18: A census conducted at Periyar and Parambikulam Tiger Reserves in Kerala in 2016 has confirmed the presence of 58 big cats in them, Forest Minister K Raju informed the state assembly today...... read more
Pune/Mumbai, Aug 18: Two brain dead persons gave a new lease of life to three patients, with a lung of one of the donors being flown from Pune to a hospital in Chennai and her heart transported to Mumbai.
The hospital in Chennai claimed it to be the longest distance haul of donated lung in the country...... read more
Kaziranga, Aug 18 : The second wave of floods in Assam has inundated 80 per cent of the 481 sq km area of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of over 140 animals, including seven rhinos...... read more