- 70,000 Bihar school suffers mid-day meal strike; cooks demand salary hike
More than 2 lakh cooks engaged with the Midday Meal Scheme (MDM) went for an indefinite strike since 7 January 2019. Report states that over 70,000 primary and middle schools of Bihar are not running the government lunch at schools, thereby, affecting the student's attendance.
- CitiesSwine flu in Rajasthan: Toll reaches 48 as 5 more die
Five people in Rajasthan have reportedly died on Saturday due to swine flu, taking the death toll to 48 in just the first 19 days of 2019, health officials said.CitiesSabarimala: 51 women between 10-50 age group enters Ayyapa temple
The apex court of India, the Supreme Court on 18 January 2019 ordered the Kerala police to provide security to two women who recently entered Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala, despite of protest by Hindu groups.CitiesMilitants in J&K lob grenade in Srinagar and Shopian
A grenade blast has been reported in the Lal Chowk area of Srinagar and in Shopian area. Sources confirmed that suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a contingent of the Central Reserve Police Force on Friday, i.e January 18. For now, no immediate reports of injuries or deaths have been reported.CitiesDelhi govt launches its first veterinary hospital for 24x7 animal care
There is good news for animals lovers in Delhi. The state government has inaugurated a round-the-clock medical centre to provide care to animals in the capital city. The Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai has launched a veterinary hospital in Tiz Hazari area so as to give 24 X 7 care to the animals in the city.CitiesCouple along with son stabbed to death over scuffle, neighbours make video
It's shocking to know that a family in Delhi was stabbed to death by a neighbour, while other neighbours recorded the incident instead of extending their helping hands to the victims.CitiesGreno West Dancing Superstar organized in Greater Noida
On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of our father of nation Shri Mahatma Gandhi Ji, a Dance Cultural Program namely "Greno West Dancing Superstar" was Organized by K.V Dance Academy, Choreograph and Managed by Founder Mrs.Kumud Kotiya in Co-operation with NAV Sankalp Society (Regd.) (President Shri Sanjay Nailwal) in Greater Noida West.Cities"Virgin girl is like sealed bottle' JU students demand expulsion of teacher over FB post
An expected comment by a professor at Jadavpur University (JU) in Kolkata has triggered outrages in the nation. In the Facebook post, the professor has compared “virgin girl” to “sealed bottle or sealed packet” and his statement has invited criticism from various sectors.CitiesKumbh Mela 2019: 12 million devotees take Shahi Snan at Prayagraj in UP
The Kumbh Mela 2019 has started with the slogan, 'Chalo Kumbh Chale'. Thousands of visitors arrived at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh to participate in the largest congregation in the world, and walked for miles to take a holy dip in the sangam. Close to 12 million pilgrims are taking the first 'Shahi Snan' at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, today.CitiesMumbai airport introduces digi-yatra, becomes first to remove scrap boarding pass stamping
The International Airport of Mumbai has introduced Digi-Yatra, a technology-driven initiative that eliminates 'boarding pass stamping' for all domestic airlines operating out of Terminal 2, an official said on Monday.