Penn Calendar Penn A-Z School of Arts and Sciences University of Pennsylvania

Feed aggregator

Congress to create mobile app database of 20cr

The Times of India - 2 hours 17 min ago
In an ambitious plan, Congress is set to create a mobile app-database of over 20 crore households and enlist one crore members nationally to manage election booths, the lowest rung of a constituency, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Categories: Current News in India

Out of Assam NRC, 70-yr-old kills himself

The Times of India - 3 hours 6 min ago
A 70-year-old retired teacher and practising lawyer from Darrang district in Assam, Nirode Baran Das, killed himself on Sunday. He left behind a suicide note and with it the notice from Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) that marked him a ‘foreigner’ in the final draft that was announced at the end of July.
Categories: Current News in India

SC junks PIL to make man’s marriageable age 18 yrs

The Times of India - 3 hours 54 min ago
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking to lower the marriageable age for boys from 21 years to 18 years and was unimpressed with the petitioner’s logic that if a boy could vote and join the Army at the age of 18, why couldn’t he marry at that age?
Categories: Current News in India

Non-salaried taxpayers up, but salaried still bear tax brunt

The Times of India - 4 hours 19 min ago
Data released by the I-T department on Monday showed a massive gap between the salaried, whose taxes are deducted, and the non-salaried. The I-T department claimed a 68% rise in individual crorepatis. In the last four years, efforts to widen the tax base resulted in an 80% jump in number of returns filed to 6.9 crore.
Categories: Current News in India

Paytm founder’s secy held for Rs 20cr blackmail

The Times of India - 4 hours 21 min ago
A long-time personal secretary to Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was among three people arrested in Noida on Monday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 20 crore from him.
Categories: Current News in India

J&K police start probe into civilian deaths

The Times of India - 5 hours 9 min ago
Jammu & Kashmir police has initiated an investigation into the killing of seven civilians in an explosion at a militant hideout in Kulgam, Kashmir, on Sunday. The probe was launched after police and the villagers contested each other’s version.
Categories: Current News in India

6 women fail to enter Sabari, shrine shut till Nov 4

The Times of India - 5 hours 23 min ago
The Sabarimala temple closed on Monday night with the ‘ban’ on entry of women still in place, after six days of tense standoff between protesters and police that had the entire state on the edge. On Monday, five women from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh tried to get a ‘darshan’ but had to turn back.
Categories: Current News in India

India asks China to back UN application on Azhar

The Times of India - 5 hours 46 min ago
India asked China on Monday to support the pending application in the UN to designate Pakistanbased Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. It also asked Beijing not to give shelter to hardline Ulfa leader Paresh Baruah on its soil, officials said.
Categories: Current News in India

Some dengue patients may not have fever: Doctors

The Times of India - 6 hours 24 min ago
In rare cases, a person may be infected with the dengue virus without having any fever, doctors at AIIMS have said in a published case study.
Categories: Current News in India

Congress fields Vajpayee's niece against CM Raman Singh in Chhattisgarh

Rediff News - 7 hours 4 min ago
A former MP from Janjgir Lok Sabha constituency, Shukla left the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of assembly polls in 2013 and joined the Congress next year, alleging that she was sidelined by the state BJP leadership.
Categories: Current News in India

Not a deliberate act, says teary Amritsar event organiser in video

Rediff News - 7 hours 4 min ago
At the end of the video, Saurabh Madan urged people with folded hands with tears in his eyes, seeking their help for his family to overcome the situation. He said his entire family was shocked.
Categories: Current News in India

India slams Imran's remarks on Kashmir, asks Pak to stop terror on its soil

Rediff News - 7 hours 4 min ago
Pakistan's "deceitful stand" on dialogue, while supporting terror and violence, "stands exposed" to the whole world, ministry of external affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told reporters while replying to queries on Khan's remarks.
Categories: Current News in India

50,000 people killed in train accidents in 2 years: Railways

Rediff News - 7 hours 4 min ago
Most of the deaths were reported from the Northern Railway zone at 7,908, followed by 6,149 deaths from the Southern Railway zone and 5,670 deaths from the Eastern Railway zone.
Categories: Current News in India

Bajrang misses gold at Worlds, still makes record

The Times of India - 8 hours 19 min ago
Asian Games and Commonwealth Games champion Bajrang Punia has managed to change the colour of his World Championships medal but a gold remained elusive for the 24-year-old wrestler as he lost his 65kg Freestyle final to Takuto Otoguro of Japan in Budapest, Hungary, on Monday.
Categories: Current News in India

Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate 'savagely planned': Turkey

The Times of India - 8 hours 35 min ago
The case has shone the spotlight on Crown Prince Mohammed. He has spearheaded a reform drive for the kingdom but now faces a stream of allegations -- denied by Riyadh -- that he ordered the killing of Khashoggi.
Categories: Current News in India

#MeToo: Mandana reveals more harassment details

The Times of India - 8 hours 50 min ago
Actress Mandana Karimi had earlier spoken out about harassment meted out to her by filmmaker Sajid Khan and director of her film 'Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3' Umesh Ghadge. In a recent interview with Zoom, Mandana shed further light on how the harassment took place in both the instances.
Categories: Current News in India

Amritsar tragedy: Case against Sidhu's wife; NHRC notices to Railways, Punjab

Rediff News - 9 hours 58 sec ago
Detailed reports have been sought from the state's chief secretary and from the chairman of the Railway Board in four weeks, an NHRC spokesperson said.
Categories: Current News in India

CBI arrests its deputy SP in bribery case

The Times of India - 9 hours 12 min ago
CBI on Monday arrested Devender Kumar, deputy superintendent of police in Rakesh Asthana-led Special Investigation Team (SIT), even as the agency failed to recover any bribe amount out of Rs 3 crore allegedly paid by the complainant – Sathish Babu Sana. The agency also searched Kumar's office at CBI headquarters.
Categories: Current News in India