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DRDO's unmanned aircraft crashes in Chitradurga

The unmanned aerial vehicle developed technical snags soon after take off

PM Modi asks the public for speech ideas ahead of Houston event

Modi has earlier asked the people for ideas for his Independence Day speech and ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme

Six Rajasthan BSP MLAs write to Assembly speaker to merge legislative party with Congress

In a politically significant development in Rajasthan, all six BSP MLAs on Monday night gave a letter to the state assembly speaker to merge the leg

Leaders greet PM Modi on his 69th birthday

Mr. Modi has a packed schedule and will spend most part of the day in Gujarat

Konkan Railway launches cleanliness drive in all its stations and on trains

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. (KRCL) is taking up Swatchata Pakhwara (Cleanliness Fortnight) drive from Monday till September 30 as part of the Prim

Will meet India, Pakistan PMs soon, says Trump

According to Mr. Trump’s schedule, he could meet the Pakistani Prime Minister on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly Session in New York later this month.

Row over Hindi: Yediyurappa goes into damage-control mode

Kannada activists criticise his statement as amounting to too little and too late

Implement suggestions to end bias in schools: VCK leader

Ravikumar writes to Puducherry Chief Minister

Veteran journalist Ajay Singh appointed new Press Secretary to President

Veteran journalist Ajay Singh has been appointed Press Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind on contract basis for one year. Mr. Singh will succeed A

Journalists in Jharkhand invited to write about govt welfare schemes for a fee

According to sources in I&PR department, 30 selected journalists will get ₹15,000 each for writing four articles each on government programmes.

Central Vista redevelopment plan: CPWD reduces earnest money, doesn’t clarify which buildings to be demolished

Replying to concerns raised by architects who participated in a pre-bid meeting for its ambitious redevelopment plan for Central Vista and Parliament

Tripura tribal party calls for NRC, to hold rally on Sept. 24

Top leaders of mainstream regional parties have been invited to the rally

India-Iran discuss Chabahar port and connectivity projects

India and Iran discussed the status of the Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar and full operationlisation of the Trilateral Transit Agreement during the 16

ED may open fresh probe against J&K Bank officials

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) plans to open a money laundering probe into two fresh cases registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Branc

Turkish award for activist who survived assault by coal mafia

Agnes Kharshiing had come under attack in last November

Combined coastal security exercise off Odisha coast on September 18

Th 36-hour-long exercise will be carried out by Indian Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Police, Forest Department, Fisheries Department and others.

T.N. releases e-vehicle policy; rolls out a slew of concessions

Road tax exemption till 2022 and waiver of registration charges for electric two-wheelers among sops

Over 600 girls rescued from A.P. school

Water suddenly rose to 3 feet; compound wall demolished for rescue efforts

Godavari boat tragedy: search continues for 38 victims

A total of 73 persons — 41 from Telangana and 32 from Andhra Pradesh — were aboard the Royal Vasista, the tourist boat when it capsized on Sunday aft

Laterite quarry operators to go on indefinite strike

20,000 workers facing job loss, says owners’ association

Unnithan asks officials to expedite Central projects

13 lakh job days created under MGNREGS in Kasaragod

Centre’s stimulus package will deepen crisis further: Left parties

Five Left parties will be holding a joint convention on Friday on deepening economic crisis and massive job loss.

Govt. notified rules for 50% quota in works and service contracts for BCs, SCs, STs and minorities

50% of contracts in reserved categories are earmarked for women

Congress to discuss slowdown with Opposition parties

Meet is also likely to address issues like NRC for other States

HC sets aside Telangana State's decision to demolish Errum Manzil

Telangana Cabinet had decided to demolish the heritage structure to build new Assembly

Yuva Sambrama 2019 from today

Yuva Sambrama 2019, an event for the youth ahead of Dasara, will unfold at the Open Air Theatre at Manasagangotri campus on Tuesday. The 10-day progra

‘Coral reefs in danger due to climate change’

It will have direct impact on coastal communities in A.P. and T.N., says M.S. Swaminathan

Nearly 150 vacancies need to be filled in museums: Ma Foi K. Pandiarajan.

National Art Gallery at Egmore Museum is awaiting inauguration by the CM

Flash floods hit five mandals in Kurnool district

Special teams deployed to evacuate people from affected areas

NGOs must not be ‘guilty of conversion’

Office-bearers, key functionaries and members of NGOs, receiving foreign funds, will have to declare before the government that they were not prosecut

‘BJP will bring back medical college to Chitradurga’

Praising Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, State president of the Bharatiya Janata Party Nalin Kumar Kateel has hit out at the former Chief Minister H.

Leopard spotted near Jain Mutt at Shravanabelagola

Residents of Shravanabelgolain Channarayapatna taluk are in fear after a leopard was spotted moving around the Jain Mutt recently. The CCTV cameras in

Goal set to tackle plastic waste menace, says Joshi

Using fuel derived from plastic mandatory in industries

Sainik School Bijapur celebrates 56th Founding Day

The Sainik School Bijapur celebrated its 56th Founding Day with a number of programmes on Monday.The celebration featured multifarious activities of t

Draft plan ready for underground drainage system work

The comprehensive network will cover the entire Hubballi-Dharwad and efforts will be made to take it up under Amrut Yojana: Jagadish Shettar

‘File criminal case against erring officials’

Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Mines and Coal Pralhad Joshi has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Dharwad and the Municipal Commissioner

Siddaramaiah calls BSY ‘weakest CM’ over delay in securing relief

Criticizing the BJP government in the State for not making enough of an effort to secure Central assistance for flood-hit Karnataka, former Chief Mini

SI, two constables suspended; Home Guard sent back to dept.

Sub-Inspector of Police Muddurangaswamy and two police constables attached to the Gabbur Police Station were suspended and a Home Guard sent back to h

Retired employees of VISP seek renewal of rental agreement

The retired employees of Visvesvaraya Iron and Steel Plant (VISP), a public sector unit, staged a protest in Bhadravati on Monday demanding renewal of

‘Transfers targeted at one community’

JD(S) leader and former Minister H.D. Revanna alleged that the B.S. Yediyurappa-led government was targeting officers of one community in transfers. “

Beauty of Tamil lies in its diversity: Ki.Ra.

A pioneer in penning stories in regional dialects, the 97-year-old has collected and recorded 200 folk stories of Puducherry

Rayalaseema groundwater table plummets by 6.4 metres in a year

Kadapa records the maximum of 8.39, Kurnool the lowest at 2.41 m

Tamil Nadu's electric vehicle policy elicits praise from industrialists

‘It is both progressive and comprehensive in nature’

Rock crushers in Anantapur district told to show permits for blasting

Mines department preparing to conduct study as per National Green Tribunal orders

DMK to hold State-wide protest on Sept. 20 against ‘Hindi imposition’

Stalin condemns Shah’s statement on Hindi uniting the country

Mahadayi: Joshi to approach Union Water Minister

Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Mines and Coal Pralhad Joshi has said that in the wake of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant declining to be p

Keen to be part of India’s development: SL Minister

SL to India is more important than SL to China, says Ganesan

Water woes overflow in Sangareddy

Parched reality pinching commoners, public representatives alike; supply through reverse pumping an option

Joint Collector admits son to municipal high school

Vizianagaram Joint Collector-2 R. Kurmanath admitted his 14-year-old son Trivikram to the municipal high school located in Kaspa Street, to indicate t

ECI may announce poll dates for three States on Thursday

CEC to meet officials in police, Railways, I-T over next 2 days

Ministers criticise officials for lack of preparation at meeting

Officials were taken to task by the Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi and Minister for Large and Medium Industries Jagadish Shett

St. Francis revokes ‘below knee kurti’ rule after students’ stir

Students had been asked to sign an undertaking at the start of academic year

A whole Telangana village unites in grief after Godavari mishap

Kadipikonda villagers stand by kin of nine residents missing in the boat tragedy

Only 8 sand reaches operational in State

Rivers in spate force suspension of excavation at other places

BJP-Sena seat-sharing deal may derail over Aarey

While Sena chief says project may meet same fate as Nanar oil refinery, CM claims talks in last stage

Hospital overflows with patients, Collector reviews arrangements

Karnan orders immediate arrangement of additional beds

Celebrate Liberation Day as State festival, demands BJP

Leader seeks proof of TRS’ commitment towards protection of TS culture, history

Vigorous search launched for missing passengers

A total of 73 persons, including 41 from Telangana and 32 from Andhra Pradesh, were in Royal Vasista boat, which capsized in the Godavari River at Kat

Yarlagadda: Hindi cannot be imposed

‘However, use of the language is increasing day by day’

NCW, NHRC pull up Bihar officials over gangrape

Notices served on Chief Secretary and State police chief

Cement price plummets to ₹280 per bag in Srikakulam

Slump in realty sector due to non-availability of sand is said to be the reason

CCTV camera installed at ‘Sabera’ inside the Tirumala temple

A visit to the room is treated as a preferential treatment by the TTD management

District in-charge Ministers announced; CM keeps Bengaluru city for himself

Ashok gets Bengaluru Rural, Laxman Savadi given Ballari

NLSIU student wins constitutional law debate finale

It was organised by the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai.

Dalit MP denied entry into Gollarahatti in Tumakuru

I am deeply pained, I went there to provide them amenities: Chitradurga MP A. Narayanaswamy

Steroids worth ₹10 lakh seized at Chennai airport

Anabolic and Androgenic steroids, most of which are banned in sports, were seized at Chennai airport on Sunday, according to a press release. Rajan Mi

Drone strikes on Saudi facility lead to jump in crude prices

Supplies to India will not be affected, Saudi Aramco officials tell oil companies

Plea against diversion of construction workers welfare fund to Amma Canteens

Petitioner says money is being paid to Amma Canteens to serve free food

Constable arrested for extortion bid in name of Maoists in Odisha

He had demanded money from bitumen factory owner

SCR does airport officials a good turn

Retrieves private aircraft stranded at Nanded

Odisha Speaker asks former legislators to vacate govt. quarters

Odisha Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro on Monday asked several former legislators to immediately vacate the government quarters they have been o

Saradha scam: CBI sleuths visit Bengal Secretariat, seek Rajeev Kumar’s whereabouts

The IPS officer has twice failed to appear before the agency in connection with the Saradha scam

Three Kudumbashree units to fend for themselves

CDSs in Kozhikode the first in State to achieve self-reliant status

ULCCS to take up flyover works

Sreedharan says design for new Palarivattom flyover is ready

Milma prices to go up from Thursday

Minimum hike is ₹4, of which ₹3.35 will go to the farmer

State to ask Centre to clarify on penalties

Traffic fines yet to be reduced in other States

Floods, drought sow misery in misty mountains

Rain-related damage, price crash and crop diseases fuel farm sector crisis in Wayanad

Mineral sand-mining: MP flays privatisation attempt

The State government move to open mineral sand-mining to private players smacks of corruption, N.K. Premachandran, MP, has said.Mr. Premachandran told

Sabarimala temple opens for 5-day rituals

Pujas for Malayalam month of Kanni

PAIR for varsity-industry research relations

Partnering Academic Industrial Research (PAIR) programme, a university-industry collaboration initiative by Mahatma Gandhi University aimed at providi

Two killed, several injured in accident

Jeep carrying workers overturns

Court denies relief to Punjab MLA

He misbehaved with Gurdaspur DC

RCC to help Maldives set up cancer care centre

Health-care professionals to be trained in diagnostics, care and management

Ladakh team in Meghalaya to study Sixth Schedule

A team from Ladakh has reached Meghalaya capital Shillong to study the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution that makes special provisions for administra

Adilabad’s last link with freedom struggle

One more soldier of Telangana Liberation passes into history

Gehlot plays down Dy. CM’s statement on law and order

‘It’s good that party people are raising such issues’

Crop raids cause huge losses to farmers

Wild boars, elephants, peacocks and deer among crop raiders in Anchunadu Valley

Hyderabad Liberation Day today

BJP, CPI plan public meetings in city

Punjab to have new cadre for e-governance implementation

Will extend technical guidance for programmes, initiatives

Allahabad HC strikes down Yogi govt.’s move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list

It was an apparent bid to woo communities ahead of bypolls

Cong.-SAD war of words over Nanak’s birth anniversary event

Amarinder accuses Harsimrat of driving deeper wedge between govt. and SGPC