Priyanka Dube

  • SC paves way to protect good samaritans, who help road accident victims, from legal hassles, harassment 30-10-2014 08:28 AM

    New Delhi: In a landmark order, the Supreme Court has paved the way for a strong guideline that will protect those who help road accident victims. There will be no more harassment by policemen and no pressure to disclose your personal information. No one came forward to help a little...
  • Air India violates flying norms, puts lives of passengers at risk 28-10-2014 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. A month before the Unites States aviation watchdog Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the agency that downgraded...
  • Passengers stranded at Saudi airport as Air India flight gets delayed by over 40 hours 20-10-2014 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: Over 200 passengers were left stranded at the Dammam airport in Saudi Arabia after an Air India flight was delayed by over 40 hours. The Air India flight slated to take off on October 18 was grounded due to technical snag. A part had to be sent from...
  • Haryana polls: Four generations of a family come out to vote in Gurgaon 15-10-2014 03:32 PM

    Four generations of a family come out to vote in Gurgaon in the ongoing Haryana assembly elections. "I am happy I voted; it is very important to vote," said a 95-year-old voter excitedly. ...
  • Haryana polls: Women of Kasan village exercise their right to vote 15-10-2014 10:49 AM

    Women of Kasan village in Gurgoan district cast their vote excitedly in the ongoing Haryana assembly elections. "We urge everyone to go and vote. Voting is our strength and it makes us powerful," said a woman voter. ...
  • Haryana Assembly polls: 3 villages decide not to boycott polls over student suicide case 15-10-2014 09:10 AM

    Gurgaon: Three Gurgaon villages including Kasan that had decided to boycott voting will go to vote on Wednesday. The villagers have now decided to cast their votes. Senior government officials met the residents of Kasan village on Tuesday and promised to fulfil their demand for a speedy probe into college...
  • 4 villages to boycott Haryana polls after student graded poorly in college commits suicide 14-10-2014 11:47 AM

    Four villages in Haryana have decided to boycott the Assembly elections on Wednesday after a student who was allegedly graded poorly by her Gurgaon college committed suicide. Pinky Chauhan had set herself on fire last month and succumbed to her injuries on Sunday. ...
  • PM's ambitious Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana to be unveiled on Saturday 08-10-2014 01:09 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ambitious 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' aimed to ensure holistic development of identified gram panchayats on Saturday (October 11), the birth anniversary of socialist stalwart Jay Prakash Narayan. PM had announced the scheme during his address on Independence Day from the ramparts...
  • Haryana: Modi to campaign in Hooda's stronghold Rohtak today 08-10-2014 09:16 AM

    Rohtak: On the campaign trail ahead of the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Rohtak which is the stronghold of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Rohtak is also the constituency that withstood the Modi wave during the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year in which...
  • Haryana polls: Glitzy Gurgaon flanked by under-developed Mewat 07-10-2014 12:59 PM

    Gurgaon: Even as Gurgaon boasts of 26 malls and its own rapid metro system, Mewat district, just kilometers away, has a different story to tell. The district has only one girls' school for 190 villages and even lacks basic facilities. Gurgaon which saw 71 per cent voter turnout in the...
  • Delhi: 3-year-old Jhanvi reunites with her family after a week 06-10-2014 10:16 AM

    A three-year-old child who went missing from India Gate over a week ago has been traced with her head shaved and a placard around her neck at a market in Janakpuri locality of Delhi late Tuesday evening. Her father said, " We are very happy that our daughter has been...
  • Road accident deaths in India: Timely help to victims can be a saviour 06-10-2014 09:33 AM

    New Delhi: Road safety is one issue that needs special attention as there's one death reported every 4 minutes on the streets of India. India holds the highest number of deaths due to road accidents. Nearly 5 lakh road accidents were reported in 2013 in which more than 1 lakh...
  • Aviation Minister contradicts Air India, says dummy stun-grenade on plane; probe on 04-10-2014 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday disclosed that a dummy stun-grenade was found on board an Air India jumbo plane when it landed at Jeddah in the early hours. The stun grenade, which had no explosive in it, was found...
  • Watch: PM Modi attends Ravan Dahan along with Sonia and Manmohan at Subhash Maidan 03-10-2014 06:41 PM

    Tight security measures were in place around the Red Fort in view of the festivities and VIP movement. To avoid inconvenience to the public, traffic restrictions came into effect only minutes before PM Narendra Modi's arrival. ...
  • Students feel honoured to meet PM Modi at the launch of Clean India 02-10-2014 03:58 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' wherein people took a pledge to make India clean. "We feel honoured to have met PM Modi. We should train ourselves in such a manner that cleanliness becomes a habit," said a student. ...
  • Haryana polls: Dalits live in fear in Mirchpur, have no hopes from any party 01-10-2014 11:09 AM

    Mirchpur: As Haryana is going to polls on October 15, caste factor continue to play a crucial role in the state politics. Dalits make up 20 per cent of Haryana's population, above the national average of 16 per cent, but social and political clout still remains with the Jats. In...
  • NGO run by Salman Khurshid, wife may face CBI probe: Sources 16-09-2014 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: An NGO run by former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid and his wife Louise Khurshid may face a CBI probe, sources say. The case came to light during the UPA regime when a trust associated with the Congress leader was accused of malpractices. When asked, Social Justice and...
  • Minorities' Commission talks tough, says Centre must ensure their safety 16-09-2014 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: In wake of a slew of 'hate speeches' and the violence that followed in many states recently, the National Commission for Minorities' on Tuesday rapped the Central government seeking a public statement reassuring the minorities that their rights won't be compromised with. Passing a resolution in this concern,...
  • Centre puts Road Transport Safety Bill in public domain to invite suggestions 12-09-2014 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government's first major bill to realise his vision of an enabled India- the Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014, will be put in public domain to invite people's suggestions. The Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014 provides for a permit system for national and interstate...
  • Close to a lakh slum dwellers to be rehabilitated following Centre's order 11-09-2014 06:15 PM

    Mumbai: The Civil Aviation Ministry has asked Maharashtra government to remove slums near Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport. It says if the land occupied by slums is not reclaimed the airport faces a security threat. The Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has written to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • Rehabilitate slum dwellers near Mumbai airport: Centre to Maharashtra government 11-09-2014 03:07 PM

    Mumbai: The Civil Aviation Ministry has said that it wants slum dwellers near the Mumbai Airport to be relocated. CNN-IBN has accessed the letter written by the Ministry to the Maharashtra government. The state government has been asked to rehabilitate 90,000 slum dwellers living in close proximity to the airport....
  • Air India ChicagoDelhi flight makes emergency landing after low oil pressure warning 07-09-2014 11:20 AM

    Toronto: Air India flight AI-126 carrying 342 passengers from Chicago to Delhi-Hyderabad had to make an emergency landing in Toronto after the pilot got a low engine oil pressure warning. Following the warning, the pilot requested to land at the nearest base as per procedure. Fuel also had to be...
  • Security breach at Delhi airport, drunk passenger crosses emergency doors, runs on the runway 06-09-2014 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident of security breach at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, a drunk passenger started running on the runway on Saturday morning. The passenger - a British national - was drinking alcohol while waiting for his connecting flight at the T3 lounge. He pressed...
  • Sensors to test driving skills under new licensing procedure 04-09-2014 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre is reportedly planning to overhaul the procedure of giving driving licenses. According to sources, the Centre is planning to introduce sensors to test driving skills. There will be no human intervention. The sources say that the use of sensors will ensure that one Regional Transport Office...
  • 100 days of Modi government: A ground report from Varanasi 03-09-2014 07:48 PM

    As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days, we checked what has changed for Varanasi, his constituency. Our correspondent Priyanka Dube reports from the ground. ...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Several plans to revamp Varanasi but no changes yet 03-09-2014 10:48 AM

    Varanasi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in office, his constituency Varanasi is getting ready for a facelift. With proposals for AIIMS, ring road, new flyovers, Ganga cleaning, Varanasi is in for a drastic change. "Rs 1000 crore ring road scheme has been approved, 5-6 flyovers have been...
  • PM Narendra Modi's plan to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city': Will the Kyoto model work? 01-09-2014 08:13 PM

    Varanasi: During his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to convert Varanasi into a 'smart heritage city' on the Kyoto model, in line with his vision of building 100 smart cities in India. Interestingly, there are a few similarities between...
  • Centre aims for a healthier India, asks PepsiCo to cut down sugar content in drinks 28-08-2014 07:53 PM

    New Delhi: The government is doing its bit to make the nation healthier. After levying an additional 5 per cent excise duty on carbonated beverages, the Processed Food Industries Minister has urged fast food giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content in their carbonated drinks. After a meeting between PepsiCo...
  • DGCA warns air carriers over rising passenger complaints 27-08-2014 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: On Air India Day, the national carrier has topped aviation regulator DGCA's list of airlines that passengers have complained against the most. Almost 30 per cent of passenger complaints are related to troubles with flight cancellations or delays, while about 25 per cent of passengers expressed discontent over...
  • Unstamped handbags? No need to go back to security check points, board aircraft after manual checks now 22-08-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a relief for passengers at the airports, a proposal by the Civil Aviation Ministry states that in case a handbag does not have a security stamp, security officials can manually check bags at the boarding gates and allow the passengers to board the flights. The move aims...