Category Archives: National

8 arrested for duping people in the name of participation in Kaun Banega Crorepati

New Delhi/October 22 (NG News)
Eight persons have been arrested by Delhi Police’s Special Cell for duping people of crores of rupees on the pretext of securing a chance for them to appear in famous quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

As per reports, the scam was being carried out from Pakistan from the past one year in which people would get calls from numbers beginning with +92 where the cons would claim to calling from KBC

Five Solan boys killed in car accident near Jhakri in Shimla

Shimla/October 21 (NG News)
Five boys from Solan district were killed when the car in which they were traveling rolled down in 700 feet deep gorge at Kashmiri Crusher near Jhakri area of Shimla district on Tuesday.

As per reports, the boys along with five other companions were going to Bhima Kali Temple at Sarahan and they started their journey in morning after night stay at Jhakri

Former RSS member ML Khattar to be new Haryana CM, swearing in on October 26

New Delhi/October 21 (NG News)
Former RSS member and Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar was on Tuesday elected as the legislator party and to be the new Chief Minister of Haryana and the swearing-in ceremony would be held on October 26.

A Punjabi, Khattar would be the first non Jat Chief Minister of the state after Bhajan Lal who had become CM 18 years ago in Haryana, a state where politics is dominated by Jats over the years.

37,000 houses to be constructed for central govt employees, MPs

New Delhi/October 20 (NG News)
Indian Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu on announced to construct 37,000 houses in next four years for central government employees and MPs to overcome shortfall in accommodation.

Naidu made the announcement after inaugurating 400 quarters in Dev Nagar, Karol Bagh in New Delhi and directed the officials to immediately allocate

Indian government to upgrade IIMC into Communication University

New Delhi/October 20 (NG News)
Indian government on Monday announced to upgrade Indian Institute of Mass Communication into a ‘Communication University for which Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry would soon prepare a roadmap.

I&B minister Prakash Javadekar said that step would be taken to initiate process for upgradation of IIMC into university while inviting suggestions from the public especially the young generation

Gopinath Munde’s daughter creates record of highest ever victory margin

New Delhi/October 19 (NG News)
Former union minister Gopinath Munde’s daughter Pritam Munde on Sunday created record of highest ever victory margin in the electoral history of India after she defeated her nearest rival by a margin of 6,92,245 votes.

Pritam defeated her rival Congress candidate Ashokrao Shankarrao Patil in the Beed Lok Sabha seat bypolls that were held along with aseembly elections in Maharashtra

Badal congratulates BJP on poll victory in Haryana, Maharashtra

Chandigarh/October 19 (NG News)
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today felicitated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on BJP’s victory in the elections to state assemblies in Haryana and Maharashtra.

Badal hoped that the new governments in both the states would live up to the expectations of the electorate.

Youth arrested for posting obscene pics of girlfriend on Facebook

New Delhi/October 19 (NG News)
Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday arrested a 20-yer-old youth for allegedly posting obscene picture of his girlfriend on social networking site Facebook.

As per reports, the accused identified as Abhishek Mishra was arrested from Pur Village in Balia district of UP for posting his girlfriend’s obscene picture

Now avail LPG cylinder subsidy without linking Aadhaar card

New Delhi/October 19 (NG News)
Now LPG consumers can avail gas cylinder subsidy with or without linking their Aadhaar Card to the LPG and bank database, a move which will ensure that no consumer is denied LPG subsidy for want of Aadhaar number.

Indian government spokesperson said that the decision was taken in the Union Cabinet meeting that was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in which the cabinet approved the Modified Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme

Assembly Polls: BJP heading for majority in Haryana, may fall short in Maharashtra

New Delhi/October 19 (NG News)
Riding on strong Modi wave, BJP is heading for clear majority in Haryana while the party may fall short of magic mark in Maharashtra in the initial trends of counting of votes for recently held assembly elections in India’s two states.

As per the initial trends, BJP is leading on 45 seats in Haryana followed by INLD on 19 seats, Congress on 14 while others are leading on 12 seats.