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Dharmendra Pradhan attends launch of Ski

New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan along with Union Minister of State (IC) Power R.K. Singh attended launch of Skill Development programme in six states in collaboration with ‘Saubhagya’ on Tuesday. A training programme has been launched in six states to skill manpower in the power sector to support the Rs 16,320 crore 'Saubhagya' scheme to provide electricity connections to more than 4 crore families across the country by 2018 end. The vocational training programme was launched today in Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. An agreement was signed between the Power Ministry and the Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Ministry for achieving the training outcomes. The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna- ‘Saubhagya’ - scheme seeks to provide electricity connection to over 4 crore families throughout the country by December 2018.

28-Mar-2018
Watch: Youth tries to escape by driving

Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh), Mar 27 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a youth drove over policemen at checkpoint, when stopped for checking. The incident occurred in Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada. The youth tried to escape after running over cops allegedly in an inebriated condition. The accused has been arrested. At least two policemen were injured.

28-Mar-2018
SVEEP workshop organised to educate elec

New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): The Election Commission’s Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme was conducted to bring every eligible Indian citizen within the electoral fold. ECI is making special efforts to reach out to more voters and to spread awareness about elections. Main aim of these workshops is to encourage citizens to vote. The participants were told about Electoral Literacy Clubs and their benefits. SVEEP is designed to educate electors & voters about electoral process 

28-Mar-2018
Watch: Clash breaks out between 2 Gurudw

Ludhiana (Punjab), Mar 27 (ANI): A major clash broke out between two groups in Ludhiana’s Shimlapuri on Tuesday. The clash broke out between two Gurudwara committees over a wall between the two Gurudwaras. Over six persons were injured after both groups pelted stones at each other. The injured were rushed to nearby hospital for treatment.

28-Mar-2018
No proposal to scrap Article 370, says H

New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Ahir said on Tuesday said that the government has not prepared any proposal to scrap Article 370. He had given a written reply in the Lok Sabha on the question of scrapping Article 370. Ahir's reply was in context with a written question from BJP MP Ashwini Kumar who had asked whether the government was considering of scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution.

28-Mar-2018
"The system has failed us": Alton Sterli

Quinyetta McMillon, the mother of Alton Sterling's eldest son, was furious after Louisiana Attorney General said the state will not charge the two police officers involved in the fatal 2016 shooting of Sterling, because evidence showed they acted properly. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

28-Mar-2018
Russian mall fire kills scores, includin

Firefighters are still battling a blaze which tore through a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, killing at least 64 people.

26-Mar-2018
World stocks bounce on report of U.S.-Ch

World stocks came off six-week lows and U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday on optimism that the United States and China are set to begin negotiations on trade, easing fears about a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Ryan Brooks reports.

26-Mar-2018
South Korea exempt from U.S. steel tarif

The United States and South Korea agree to revise a trade pact sharply criticised by U.S. President Donald Trump, with Korean steelmakers hit with quotas but avoiding hefty tariffs. Grace Lee reports.

26-Mar-2018
Caught on CCTV: A policeman with friend

Caught on CCTV:  On the dispute over the bill, A policeman with friends sabotage in a restaurant in Nagpur...

26-Mar-2018
Man Stabbed To Death Following Scuffle

A 21-year-old man was beaten with iron rods and stabbed to death following a scuffle with a few men in northwest Delhi's Rohini area, police said today.Mahendra Singh was killed near his home in Rohini Sector 16 on Saturday, they said

26-Mar-2018
X-rays brighter than the sun could save

Researchers in England are using x-rays more powerful than the sun to examine a rare collection of 400 year old cannon balls in a bid to stop them rusting away. Stuart McDill reports.

26-Mar-2018
Upset with molestation a 12th Class scho

Upset with molestation from Neighborhood boy a 12th Class school girl committed suicide in Delhi...

26-Mar-2018
North Korea buying time for developing n

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): North Korea is offering negotiations with the United States in order to buy time to develop its nuclear weapons, the incoming US national security advisor (NSA) John Bolton said on Sunday. In an interview on the "Cats Roundtable" radio show, Bolton said, "I think we have to look at what North Korea's motivation is here. I think they're very worried that they've got a different President in the White House than Barack Obama. They're worried about the pressure that the president's (Donald Trump) already put on." "They've got a fairly limited number of things they need to do in North Korea to make their nuclear warheads actually deliverable on targets in the United States. So they want to try and slow roll the negotiations to buy more time. This is something they've done consistently over the last 25 years," he added.

26-Mar-2018
“Want to create a million young Barack

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Former US President Barack Obama opined that he wished to create "a million young Barack Obamas" to take the stage of “human progress" to a next level, in what was seen as an effort to develop the "next generation." Obama’s views came while discussing his nonprofit Obama Foundation’s contributions and said that the nonprofit could create a "platform for young and upcoming leaders" to exchange ideas on their projects. "If I could do that effectively, then - you know - I would create a hundred or a thousand or a million young Barack Obamas or Michelle Obamas. Or, the next group of people who could take that baton in that relay race that is human progress, "Obama told a non-profit conference in Tokyo.” He took the opportunity and applauded the efforts of the students who participated in the "March for Our Lives" rally, adding that the change was needed to stop gun violence in the country.

26-Mar-2018
Watch: Independence supporters clash wit

Barcelona (Spain), Mar 26 (ANI): Hundreds of demonstrators in Barcelona clashed with police on March 25, after former Catalan president Carlos Puigdemont was taken into custody by German police. The police said three protesters were arrested and 50 suffered minor injuries in the scuffles. During the protest thousands of Catalans, many wearing yellow in support of jailed separatist leaders, walked the streets, chanting "Puigdemont, our president" and "freedom for political prisoners.

26-Mar-2018
Watch: Journalist probing sand mafia lin

Bhind (MP), Mar 26 (ANI): A journalist was run over by a dumper under mysterious circumstances on Monday morning in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind district. The deceased has been identified as Sandeep Sharma, who was working with a national news channel and had filed a complaint with the police citing immediate threat to his life from a police officer after a ‘sting operation’ against him.

26-Mar-2018
Watch: Amit Shah meets Shivakumara Swami

Tumkur (Karnataka), Mar 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah met Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt in Karnataka's Tumkur on Monday. Shah on Sunday visited the Kamakhya Temple in Assam's Guwahati on the ninth day of Navratri. The state’s Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also accompanied the BJP President during his visit.

26-Mar-2018
Protesters clash with police in Barcelon

Tens of thousands demonstrated in the streets of the Catalan capital after former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was detained in Germany on Sunday.

26-Mar-2018
Nitish Kumar should be asked why is this

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Commenting over the Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son Arijit Shashwat statement that he will move an anticipatory bail application against the arrest warrant issued against him on the charges of inciting a communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said Nitish Kumar should be asked why is this happening. What is the police doing? Police has the warrant, they should go ahead and catch him.

26-Mar-2018
Three nominated Bharatiya Janata Party M

Puducherry, Mar 26 (ANI): Three nominated Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs V Saminathan, KG Shankar and S Selvaganapathy protested outside Puducherry Legislative Assembly after they were allegedly stopped by the speaker from entering the assembly. The Assembly Speaker had on November 12 last year cancelled their nominations, declaring them invalid. “Now the judgement has come. It's clearly stated that the nomination is as per the constitution. So now we are eligible to enter the assembly. The speaker is a seasoned politician, he knows the judgement, but he is acting on his own,” said S Selvaganapathy, nominated BJP MLA.

26-Mar-2018
Tejashwi Yadav questions Nitish Kumar, h

Patna (Bihar), Mar 26 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday, questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said, “He should answer how Arijit Shashwat is roaming free if there is a warrant issued against him.” An arrest warrant has been issued by Bihar Police against Shashwat on the charges of inciting a communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur. “He has lost the control of the govt. It's is being run from Nagpur. This shows how weak he has become,” said Yadav.

26-Mar-2018
I was threatened to keep quiet, says Sto

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Adult star Stormy Daniels on Sunday claimed that she was 'threatened' publicly by a man, who told her to "Leave Trump alone." Daniels was on her way to a fitness class with her infant daughter when she said she was approached by a man. "A guy walked up on me and said, 'Leave Trump alone. Forget the story. It was then at that point that the alleged threat of physical violence was made, according to her account," Daniels recalled. According to Daniels, the man disappeared from the scene after such comments.

26-Mar-2018
BJP MLA faints while protesting outside

Puducherry, Mar 26 (ANI): BJP MLA V Saminathan fainted during the protest outside Puducherry Legislative Assembly. Saminathan is among the three MLAs, who are protesting outside Puducherry Legislative Assembly, after they were allegedly stopped by the speaker from entering the assembly. The other two are KG Shankar and S Selvaganapathy. The Assembly Speaker V. Vaithilingam had on November 12, 2017 cancelled their nominations, declaring them invalid. However, the High Court upheld the MLAs appointments as valid

26-Mar-2018
BJP chants Ambedkar’s name, but oppres

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 26 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party Chief, Mayawati, while addressing a gathering in Lucknow stated that in 4.5 years of governance, the Bharatiya Janata Party only did drama, especially towards Dalits. The BSP Supremo said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of BR Ambedkar in his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’, but his mindset is stark opposite of what Baba Saheb stood for.

26-Mar-2018
Google doodle honours Chipko Movement

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Search engine giant Google has honoured the famous ‘Chipko movement’ by marking its 45th Anniversary through its Google Doodle, on Monday. The doodle portrays a colorful design where a group of women are standing around a tree, representing their fight against deforestation which was the main objective of Chipko Movement. The name of the movement has been derived from the word, ‘Chipko’ which in hindi means ‘to stick’ or ‘to hug’. The Chipko Movement dates back to 1730 AD when in khejarli village of Rajasthan, 363 people sacrificed their lives to save khejri trees. In modern India, the movement began in 1973.

26-Mar-2018
One dead as Saudi Arabia shoots down mis

One man has died in Riyadh after Yemen's Houthi militia fired seven missiles that were shot down over Saudi Arabia. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

26-Mar-2018
2 Journalists Killed After Being Hit All

Two journalists were killed in Bihar last night, allegedly run over by a village council head and his men in Bhojpur, around 80 km from Patna

26-Mar-2018
Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills 53

Dozens have been killed in a shopping mall fire in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. Rosanna Philpott reports.

26-Mar-2018
Watch: Fearless driver risks life to sav

Narsinghpur (MP), Mar 26 (ANI): A petrol tanker caught fire while it was being emptied at a petrol pump in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur. In an attempt to save lives, the truck driver drove the burning truck to a location away from the petrol pump. Truck driver suffered burns and is admitted to hospital.

26-Mar-2018
37 dead in Russian shopping mall fire

Kemerovo (Russia), Mar 26 (ANI): At least 37 people lost their lives after fire broke out in a shopping mall in Russia’s Kemerovo. Around 100 people were evacuated from the mall, which contains cinemas, restaurants and shops. There was no immediate indication of the cause of the fire. Kemerovo is a coal-producing region some 3,600 km (2,200 miles) east of Moscow.

26-Mar-2018
Not a culprit will fight against fake ch

Patna (Bihar), Mar 26 (ANI): Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey’s son Arijit Shashwat refuted the allegations of triggering communal clashes in Bhagalpur, on Monday. He said “The main culprits have not yet been arrested and I am not a culprit and hence not hiding from anyone.” He also said that the Bharatiya Janata Party will fight against the ‘fake charges’. He further added, “If the police come to arrest me, I will do what they ask. I am moving an anticipatory bail application.” An arrest warrant has been issued against Choubey’s son Arjit Shaswat for inciting communal clashes in Bihar. A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against Arijit Shashwat and others on March 19, in connection with a communal clash that broke out in Bihar's Bhagalpur.

26-Mar-2018
Girls strip searched after used sanitary

Sagar (Madhya Pradesh), Mar 26 (ANI) At Least 40 girls, residing in one of the hostels of Dr Hari Singh Gour University in Sagar, alleged that they were stripped and searched by hostel warden after a used sanitary pad was found in the hostel premises. Meanwhile, Vice Chancellor of the university apologised for the incident and assured that action will be taken against the accused.

26-Mar-2018
Security tightened at Dantewada jail aft

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Mar 26 (ANI): Security in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada jail was beefed up after four prisoners attempted to escape the prison. Director General, Jail & Home Guard, Girdhari Lal Nayak said that a thorough investigation in this matter has been initiated. We have conducted an inspection, saw how security intelligence and structural security can be improved. I have asked for investigation of the matter, he said. Four prisoners reportedly tried to flee away from the jail on March 24. However, they were unsuccessful in their attempt.

26-Mar-2018
Eight year-old-girl found dead in suspic

Cyberabad (Telangana), Mar 26 (ANI): An eight year-old-girl, studying in class 3 was found dead in suspicious conditions at her residence. A case has been registered under Section 174 CrPC and the police are investigating the case. The police have gathered footages from nearby CCTV’s for investigation. The father of the deceased girl said, “We left her at school in the morning and left for work. After my daughter returned from her school, we received the information that she is found dead and when I rushed to our home I saw her lying on bed, with injury marks around her neck.”

26-Mar-2018
Stormy Daniels says she was 'threatened'

Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, who claims she had sex with Donald Trump before he was president, says she had been threatened in 2011 to discourage her from discussing the relationship. Ryan Brooks reports.

26-Mar-2018
Bedi, Batra Come Forward To Celebrate Gu

Former Indian Test captain Bishen Singh Bedi, FIH President Narinder Batra came forward to celebrate the publication of Gurbux Singh’s autobiography, ‘My Golden Days’ in the presence of Randhir Singh and his former team mate Harbinder Singh in New Delhi. 

26-Mar-2018
'Mahapariksha Abhiyan' held for 56 priso

Balrampur (Chhattisgarh), March 26 (ANI): Under government's scheme 'Saakshar Bharat' a 'Mahapariksha Abhiyan' was held in Balrampur jail in Chhattisgarh, under which 56 prisoners sat for the exam. Jail superintendent GS Markam said that this was a first of its kind initiative, since the jail was made. GS Markam also said that the prisoners were very enthusiastic and the jail authorities may repeat such initiatives in the future.

26-Mar-2018
Over 100 houses gutted in fire in Uttar

Meerut (UP), Mar 26 (ANI): More than 100 houses were gutted in fire that broke out in Ashiana colony's slum area in the early morning hours on Monday. The fire has come under control now. No casualties are feared.

26-Mar-2018
UP couple ties the knot at police statio

Barabanki (UP), Mar 26 (ANI): A couple was married off with great pomp and show by the Police at Mohammadpur Khala police station premises in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki. The Police arranged the wedding for the couple whose families were against their love marriage. Vinay Kumar and Neha Verma were in a relationship for quite some time but their families never approved of it. When the families of the couple did not agree for their wedding, the duo went missing together. Following which the family members of Vinay and Neha reached Mohammadpur Khala Police Station to register a report. After investigating the case, it was found the duo were adults who loved each other wanted to get hitched. The police later arranged the wedding in the premises of the police station with the consent of both the families.

26-Mar-2018
Watch: Heart patient waits hours for amb

Gonda (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 26 (ANI): In yet another case of medical apathy in Uttar Pradesh, a woman who suffered a heart attack didn’t get ambulance for hours in Gonda. Doctors discharged her and referred her to another hospital but didn’t provide ambulance assistance. The woman waited for the ambulance outside hospital premises in scorching heat.

26-Mar-2018
2 bike-borne journalists dead as car cra

Arrah  (Bihar), Mar 26 (ANI): In a shocking incident, two journalists were dead after a car hit them while they were heading home on their bike in Bihar’s Arrah. Furious locals set car on fire. According to an eye witness, a car came speeding from the opposite direciton, hit the two journalists on bike.

26-Mar-2018
Mumbai police denies permission for prot

Mumbai, Mar 26 (ANI): The Mumbai police on Sunday denied permission to a protest march planned by Yalgar Parishad headed by Prakash Ambedkar to demand the arrest of Sambhaji Bhide in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case. The city police have asked the Yalgar Parishad to assemble at Azad Maidan rather than taking out a rally from the Byculla Jail. The Mumbai Police has cited that the march that is scheduled to be held on Monday will create inconvenience to office goers as well as school and college going students. “Yalgar Parishad is taking out a rally from Byculla Jail to Azad Maidan tomorrow. Exams are underway in some schools and colleges. There are hospitals in that area. Common public also face inconvenience. So we have appealed them to assemble directly at Azad Maidan,” Mumbai DCP Deepak Deoraj. Sambhaji Bhide is accused of instigating the violence against Dalits during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in January. However, he has denied all such allegations.

26-Mar-2018
Independence supporters clash with polic

Angry pro-independence demonstrators clashed with police in Barcelona Sunday after former Catalan president Carlos Puigdemont was arrested in Germany. Rough Cut (no reporter narration.)

26-Mar-2018
2 arms dealers arrested after encounter

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 26 (ANI): In a crackdown on criminals in Uttar Pradesh, police have arrested two criminals who were running illegal weapons racket in Bulandshahr and nearby areas. One of the criminal fled away during an encounter. Four country made pistol were recovered from them. Police took action after getting the information that two criminals were trying to sell the illegal arms. Criminals opened fire after they saw the police team. Two police officials were also injured during the encounter. Police investigation is underway.

26-Mar-2018
Triveni Express engine derails near Bare

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 26 (ANI): The engine of Triveni Express derailed near Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly junction on Sunday. The train was coming from Lucknow. Soon after the incident was reported to the railway control office, the concerned officials reached the spot and at present are looking into the matter. Other trains have been stopped for precaution. No loss of life or property has been reported yet. The reason behind the derailment is yet to be ascertained.

26-Mar-2018
37 dead in Russian shopping mall fire -

At least 37 people are dead after fire broke out in a shopping mall in the city of Kemerovo, Russia, about 3,600 kilometers east of Moscow, according to officials. Rough Cut (no reporter narration.)

26-Mar-2018
Five of family killed as truck rams into

persons of a family were killed and a girl was injured when a speeding truck rammed into a car in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhajoi area in Sambhal district. The deceased family members were on their way to Badaun from Aligarh for taking part in a family event. The injured girl has been admitted to the hospital. Furious crowd gathered at the spot and stopped traffic. The truck driver fled after hitting the car. Police rushed to the spot and resumed the traffic movement. The engagement ceremony was scheduled for Sunday, for which the family was travelling to Badaun. Police investigation is underway.

26-Mar-2018
Pune develops oxygen bar for healthy lei

Pune (Maharashtra), Mar 26 (ANI): Transforming the concept of healthy leisure with Oxygen for recreational use is being loved in Maharashtra’s Pune with oxygen bar providing a whiff of pure oxygen to the pollution- afflicted lungs of the city's residents. One can inhale whiffs of air containing 90 to 95 per cent of oxygen through nasal tubes from oxygen pipes attached to conical flasks having aromatic liquid substance. Tushar Khomane, founder of O24U said that the therapy will provide 10 minutes of refreshing, 20minutes of relaxing and 30 minutes of rejuvenating experience to the customers. As per media reports, medical fraternity, however, is up in arms against the concept as they say a normal human being need not to gulp an additional 90 to 95 per cent of oxygen as enough oxygen is present the atmosphere itself and excessive Oxygen may lead to corrosion in lungs. The first ever Oxygen bar was established in Canada in 1996. The ultra modern lifestyle of urban India and increasing carbon monoxide and nitrous oxide in the air due to thriving industrialism results from breathing problems among the people.  

26-Mar-2018
IFS probationer manhandled in Rajkot

New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): An Indian Forest Service (IFS) probationer was allegedly beaten up by unknown persons in Gujarat's Rajkot, while he was on an official tour to West India. IFS probationer of 2017 batch, Vipin Kumar Singh, along with his colleagues was travelling from Ahmedabad from Sasan when the incident took place. "On our last day, we were going to Ahmedabad from Sasan when the bus took stop at a petrol pump. I had to smoke so I went a little away when a boy suddenly came. He asked me to go away. I told him it's a public place and he went away. While returning to the bus, I heard someone coming from behind and I saw him coming with another man. He slapped me and hit my head with a stick which had rings on it," Singh told ANI. "I started bleeding but he didn't stop. I went to the bus where people helped me. My colleagues went to inquire about the situation when a car struck them by full force. Three people were seriously injured," he added. One of his colleagues fractured his back while the other suffered memory loss from the severe blow, Singh said. None of the culprits has been nabbed yet. 

26-Mar-2018
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