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  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Parikshit Luthra on India @ 9. ...
  • US: Alabama police officer charged under civil rights violation after assaulting Indian 2 days ago

    Washington: An Alabama police officer who assaulted an unarmed elderly Indian man while he was taking a morning walk in front of his son's house in a Madison suburb has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Eric Parker, the Madison police officer who slammed Sureshbhai Patel, 57, to the ground...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport 2 days ago

    The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. ...
  • Delhi airport official accused of sexual harassment suspended 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. The Home Ministry also said that a departmental...
  • Woman accuses Delhi airport official of verbally sexually harassing her, files complaint 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March 18 when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi. The woman claimed that the immigration officer harassed her by asking her several uncomfortable personal questions. The...
  • 'I'm not a liar, can't live without you,' IAS officer DK Ravi allegedly wrote to his female colleague 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: In a major breakthrough in Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi death case, police sources claim that he might have committed suicide due to crisis in his personal life. According to the Whatsapp messages accessed by the police, Ravi was in love with one of his female colleagues. "After you hear...
  • Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba assumes charge as Vice Chief of Naval Staff 3 days ago

    Kochi: Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba will assume charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command on March 30. He was commissioned in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy in January 1978 and is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune, the Defence Services Staff College Wellington, College...
  • Microsoft Office, Skype to come pre-installed on select Android devices 3 days ago

    Washington: Microsoft unveiled partnerships with Samsung and other manufacturers to install its services including Word and Skype on devices powered by the rival Google Android system. The move is part of a push by Microsoft, which has been lagging in efforts to get Windows-powered devices in the marketplace, to deliver services...
  • Microsoft Office will be free for devices under 10.1 inches 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to clearly demarcate 'personal' and 'professional' experience, Microsoft has announced that its Office suite will continue to be free on smaller screens measuring under 10.1 inches. Kirk Koenigsbauer, the corporate vice president for the Office 365 Client Apps and Services team, said that 10.1 inches is...
  • Karnataka government's flip-flop on DK Ravi an avoidable embarrassment 4 days ago

    Ever since the Congress fared poorly in the Lok Sabha elections from Karnataka, its government in the state has been stumbling from one crisis to another. The latest imbroglio is the shoddy way in which the investigation into the unfortunate death of a young IAS officer was handled. This episode...
  • Union Minister Maneka Gandhi bats for surface cleaner made from cow urine extracts 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A surface cleaner made from extracts of cow urine should be used in government offices instead of "chemically bad" phenyl, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has urged her colleagues in the Council of Ministers. In a letter to other ministers, Gandhi has requested them to switch over to 'Gaunyle', cleaning...
  • Samsung to pre-install Microsoft apps on its Android devices 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced that it has expanded its partnership with Samsung in a bid to provide mobile productivity services to more consumers. The South Korean electronics giant will pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its range of Android devices and deliver secured mobile productivity for businesses through a...
  • CBI inquiry in DK Ravi's death case should have been ordered earlier: Law Minister Sadanand Gawda 6 days ago

    IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his flat in Bengaluru on March 16, with police suspecting it to be prima facie a case of suicide. ...
  • Is it appropriate to pursue hearing on IAS officer case: Karnataka High Court 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Monday wondered whether it would be appropriate for it to pursue the hearing on the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravi after the government has decided to handed over the case to CBI. "The state government has handed over the...
  • Savvy media: The twisting tale of two IAS officers 6 days ago

    He, an honest IAS officer. She, an honest IAS officer. Young. In their thirties. Barely into the fifth year of the Indian Administrative Service. Mates of Batch 2009. There was more. Naturally. He took on the land mafia in Karnataka. He was their scourge. He untiringly tried to unearth...
  • Karnataka CM is behaving like a dictator, alleges Yeddyurappa 6 days ago

    Opposition parties have been blaming the Karnataka CM for delay in handing over IAS offcer DK Ravi's death case to the CBI. "The CM was behaving like a dictator, people have taught him a lesson, I will demand home minister's resignation and also benefits to be given to Ravi's family,"...
  • Karnataka government bows down to pressure, agrees to CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: Facing pressure from all quarters in the death case of Indian Administrative Service officer DK Ravi, the Karnataka government on Monday agreed to a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Speaking in the Assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that nobody's death should not be politicised. "Opposition is making...
  • Even a CBI probe won't ensure closure in DK Ravi case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the chorus for a CBI probe grows louder into the DK Ravi case, it is incumbent upon us, to verify how much of it is genuinely motivated by a sense of justice for the young officer and how much of it is nothing but cynical politics...
  • 'Truth shall prevail', says woman IAS officer on DK Ravi's death 6 days ago

    Bengaluru: The woman IAS officer linked to late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi has put up a post on her Facebook profile saying 'Truth shall prevail'. The woman IAS officer is DK Ravi's batchmate and police sources claimed that Ravi committed suicide following a failed love affair with her. Her husband...
  • India's economy likely to grow 8 pc in next fiscal: Report 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The country's economy is likely to clock 8 per cent growth in the next financial year and 8.3 per cent in 2016-17, says a report. "India is the only BRIC country, where growth will accelerate, to 8 per cent in FY16 and 8.3 per cent in FY17, based on...
  • Late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi's wife hospitalised in Bengaluru due to stress March 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, the officer's wife Kusuma has been hospitalised due to exhaustion and stress. Kusuma's father said she fell ill after reading newspaper reports on her personal life. Her father also said that they will be filing...
  • Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association demand CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi death case March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association have demanded CBI probe into the case. Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the inquiry into the incident to CBI. "The Congress President...
  • Pune: IAS officer arrested for raping, molesting minor girls March 20, 2015

    Pune: A 58-year-old IAS officer has been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls, police said on Friday. M H Sawant, the Director General of Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research, lived in Shivajinagar here and sometimes visited his father-in-law's flat near a school at Hingane Khurd. Sawant used...
  • IAS officer death: State government dodges CBI probe March 19, 2015

    The Karnataka government is not bowing down to any pressure in the mysterious death case of IAS officer DK Ravi. State Home Minister KJ George on Thursday said no to a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation in the death case. ...
  • A precious and promising life lost –-A fellow IAS officer remembers DK Ravi March 19, 2015

    Even after three days of DK Ravi's unnatural death, the intensity of the shock and sadness refuses to go away. At the age of 43, and after seeing so many natural & unnatural deaths, and postmortems, death doesn't jolt me. But, this did. Is it because, I know him and interacted...
  • IGP CID Mohanty probing IAS officer DK Ravi death case won't be transferred: Karnataka DGP March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: IGP CID Pronab Mohanty will continue to supervise investigation into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi. He will not be relieved of his duties as IGP CID and chief investigating officer in the case as ordered earlier. "His transfer was decided 15 days ago. Not linked to present...
  • IAS officer DK Ravi's family protest outside Karnataka Assembly demanding CBI probe into his death March 19, 2015

    Two days after the body of IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging in his house, his parents sat in protest outside the Karnataka secretariat demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into his mysterious death. The state government has also transferred the probing officer CID IG Pronab...
  • IAS officers sign online petition for CBI probe in DK Ravi's death case March 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amidst rising public anger over the mysterious death of upright IAS officer DK Ravi, several IAS officers in Karnataka have signed an online petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a CBI probe into the matter. The signature campaign is being undertaken by "Uttishta Bharatha", a voluntary trust, which...
  • Now ballot papers to have candidates' photographs March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: To avoid confusion in the minds of the electorate in constituencies where namesakes are contesting, the Election Commission has decided that ballot papers will also carry pictures of the contestants besides their names and party symbols. An EC direction to all Chief Electoral Officers of states and UTs said...