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Sexting and cyberbullying on the rise: Revenge porn goes to school

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:25
Students said when such photographs are leaked, they go viral in the school and in friend circles. The victims are harassed by other students, bullied online and shamed.

'Rajini's plunge may catapult Stalin to CM job'

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:13
The advantage is for DMK.The Dravidian major, which has been carrying the opposition cross in the state since May 2011, will bag 130 seats along with its allies, said the survey.

Foreign tourist arrivals hit new high of 1 crore

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:56
In happy tidings for India's tourism sector, the year 2017 ended on a high with the number of foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) crossing the 10-million mark, which pushed the country's earnings to over 27 billion dollars.

CJI, senior judges to have lunch together today

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:05
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra took the first step on Tuesday towards resolving the stalemate with four senior judges — Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph — by holding a meeting with them and promising to consider their grievances.

Haj subsidy ends, funds to go into minority edu

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:03
In keeping with Supreme Court orders and its own political plank, the Modi government will no longer provide subsidy to Haj pilgrims and has pledged that funds saved will be used for the education of minorities, particularly girl children.

Supreme Court judges assigned Loya case want another bench to hear it

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:27
In a dramatic twist in the ongoing strife in the Supreme Court, a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Tuesday ordered that the PIL seeking an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge B H Loya be put up before an "appropriate bench".

'Shalom, bahut khushi', says the boy who lived

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:56
The 11-year-old spent two hours reliving his memories in the house where he lived with his parents, Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivka Rosenberg. "Shalom...bahut khushi (I'm very happy)," Moshe had said earlier, while speaking to media at Mumbai airport.

Army Captain injured in firing by Pak troops

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:29
Pakistani troops opened fire at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Tuesday, injuring an Army Captain, officials said. The injured Army Captain has been hospitalised, a security official said.

WEF@Davos: Modi to address opening plenary

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:21
The theme of the meeting, spread over 400 sessions, would be 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World', while the meeting would also see the largest ever proportion of women leaders (21%) including all co-chairs being women this time including social entrepreneur Chetna Sinha from India and IMF's Christine Lagarde, the WEF said.

No subsidy for Haj, funds to be used for minority empowerment: Naqvi

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:14
"It is part of the Modi government's efforts to empower minorities with dignity and without appeasement," Naqvi said. The funds would be utilised for providing education to minorities, he said.

2nd Test: India reeling at 35/3 in chase of 287

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:08
Follow all the live updates from the Day 4 of the 2nd Test between India and South Africa in Centurion.

Govt OKs purchase of 1.6L assault rifles & carbines for frontline soldiers

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:50
These limited emergency purchases, which come after repeated scrapping of projects due to graft allegations or unrealistic technical parameters as well as a woeful lack of indigenous options for well over a decade, are to be subsequently followed by separate, larger "Make in India" projects.

Pak considering DGMO-level talks with India to curb tension on border

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:22
In November, a telephonic conversation between the two DGMOs took place following a request by the Pak side. A Pak defence ministry official in a meeting on Monday told the senate defence committee that a "fresh proposal of DGMOs' meeting is being considered," the Dawn reported.

2nd Test: India staring down the barrel in record chase

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:08
Faf du Plessis’ 141-ball 48-run grind on Day 4 allowed South Africa to set India a stiff target of 287 - which would be a record 4th innings total for a win - if India manage to chase it down and make the three-match series 1-1 at Supersports Park, Centurion.

Forces to get 72k assault rifles & 93,895 carbines

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:44
Under the proposal, cleared at the meeting chaired by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, 72,000 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines will be procured, the sources said.