7 injured in road accident in Mathura

Mathura, Feb 21 Seven people were injured on Friday when their car collided with a tractor in the Kumha area on the Mathura-Hathras road here, police said. The car was headed …

2 killed, 3 injured in lightning strike in Uttar Pradesh village

Sultanpur (UP), Feb 21 Two people were killed and three more injured in a lightning strike in Jarai Kalan village under the Haliyapur police station area here on Friday evening, officials …

Six of family arrested for ‘honour killing’ in East Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 21In a suspected case of honour killing, six members of a family were arrested on Friday for allegedly killing a 25-year-old woman in East Delhi, police said. The …

Old boy Lucian Goian returns to end Mumbai dreams

Mumbai, Feb 21 Mumbai City FC suffered a heart-break in the most poetic form when Lucian Goian scored the winner against his former club to help Chennaiyin FC qualify for the …

Delhi govt to help Maharashtra in education reforms

New Delhi, Feb 21 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will provide all possible help to Maharashtra in implementing education reforms, describing it as cooperative federalism at …

Illegal structures on govt land razed in Indore

Indore, Dec 31  Several illegal structures were demolished in Indore on Tuesday as part of the Madhya Pradesh government’s drive against land mafia, a senior civic official said. A garden used …

Railways announces fare hike effective from January 1, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 31 On the New Year’s eve, the railways announced fare hike across its network, excluding suburban trains, effective from January 1, 2020, according to an order issued on …

Prateek Kuhad’s song makes it to Obama’s favourite music of 2019

Los Angeles, Dec 31 Indian singer Prateek Kuhad’s song “cold/mess” has made it to former US President Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 line-up. The list, shared by Obama on Twitter …

Karvy Group splits business in two verticals; non-fin businesses to be housed in separate arm

Mumbai, Dec 31 Over a month after it was barred by Sebi from taking new clients for misusing clients’ securities, the troubled Karvy Group on Tuesday announced corporate restructuring to separate …

Core sector output shrinks by 1.5 pc in November

New Delhi, Dec 31  Contracting for the fourth consecutive month, the output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 1.5 per cent in November 2019 as five of the eight sectors …

Investors richer by over Rs 11 lakh crore in 2019 stock market rally

New Delhi, Dec 31  Investors became richer by over Rs 11 lakh crore in 2019 helped by a stupendous rally in the stock market where the benchmark Sensex clocked over 14 …

Ircon International, BEML sign pact to explore opportunities in foreign market

New Delhi, Dec 31  State-owned engineering and construction firm Ircon International Ltd on Tuesday said it has entered into a pact with BEML to explore and address opportunities in the overseas …

Sensex falls 304 pts on last trading day but closes 2019 on a high note

Mumbai, Dec 31  Market benchmark Sensex slumped 304 points on the last trading session of 2019, dragged by losses in index-heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and TCS. After swinging …

Iraq Prime Minister demands protesters leave US embassy ‘immediately’

Baghdad, Dec 31 Iraq’s caretaker premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said on Tuesday that crowds that had stormed the US embassy in anger at deadly US air strikes should leave the compound …

Over 500 people killed in 370 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2019

Islamabad, Dec 31  There were nearly 370 terror attacks in Pakistan in 2019, causing the death of 518 people, according to a report by a think-tank. This is a 30 per …