AIR News

  • In Jammu and Kashmir, a school teacher Aijaz Ahmad Lone was found dead today with his throat slit in the Shopian district. Police said it is suspected that he has been killed by terrorist and they are investigating the case..

  • In Maharashtra, the strike declared by employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation has entered its second day causing inconvenience to thousands of people who want to travel to their hometowns before Diwali.The MSRTC staff have gone on an indefinite strike demanding a hike in salary.

  • In Bengaluru, police has registered a complaint against miscreants who had assaulted a team of law officers, advocates and animal rights activists who were on an inspection of illegal slaughterhouses.The North East Deputy Commissioner of Police Girish informed media persons that 12 persons have been arrested and three persons taken into custody today for interrogation.

  • In Uttar Pradesh, the heritage city of Ayodhya is all set to wittness grand diwali celebrations today evening which will be marked by Lord Rama's Rajyabhishek and lighting of 1.71 lakh earthen lamps.Almost all ministers of the state along with Cheif Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governer Ram Naik, Union Ministers Dr.

  • Gujarat Government has signed three MOUs under Make in Gujarat with investment up to Rs.ten thousand four hundred crores.

  • Delhiites today woke up to a pleasant morning with the minimum temperature settling at 18.7 degree Celsius, one notch above the season's average. According to the MeT department, the humidity level recorded at 8.30 AM was 71 per cent.

  • The Odisha government has enhanced monthly remuneration of Anganwadi workers by 50 per cent.The anganwadi workers will receive 6,000 rupees per month against 4,000 at present.

  • Deepavali is being celebrated in several parts of South India including Tamil Nadu today.The festival of light reminds the virtue of triumph of truth over evil and dispelling darkness.

  • The Delhi Police has registered 21 cases in connection with illegal sale of firecrackers in the national capital.The Supreme Court had temporarily banned sale of firecrackers in Delhi and national capital region till 31st of this month to control air pollution.

  • A 22-year-old singer from Haryana, Harshita Dahiya was shot dead in Panipat district yesterday.Police said, the singer was shot by two unidentified youths when she was on her way back home in a car after her performance at a function in Chamrara village.

  • In Himachal Pradesh, preparations for the upcoming Assembly elections are going on on a war-footing by the state election department.The main focus is to make people aware about the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail or VVPAT machines and increase the poll percentage during polling.

  • The Rajasthan government has implemented the recommendations of the 7th pay commission, a decision that will benefit over 12 lakh employees and pensioners of the state. In a statement, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said, government employees will get the revised salary from the month of October.

  • Chhattisgarh government has reduced the rate of interest on loan given to women and their self help groups- under Saksham Yojna from 6.5 per cent to 5 per cent.AIR correspondent reports that the rate of interest on loans given to them has been cut from 6.5 per cent to 5 per cent to benefit more and more women and womens SHGs under Saksham Yojna,in Chhattisgarh.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    An unbeaten India would start as overwhelming favourites against an under-performing but dangerous South Korea in their first match of the Super 4 stage in the 10th Asia Cup hockey tournament at Dhaka tomorrow. India finished the pool stages with an all-win record .

  • 17 Oct 2017

    A division bench of the Kerala High Court today restored the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. The bench, comprising Chief Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh and Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan, gave the verdict on a petition filed by the BCCI against a single-judge bench's order, lifting the life ban imposed on the 34-year-old pacer.

  • 17 Oct 2017

    Hosts Karnataka began its season with an impressive innings and 121-run victory against Assam in the Ranji Trophy match played at SDNW Stadium in Mysuru today. With the massive win, Karnataka earned full seven points in their first encounter.

  • 17 Oct 2017

    Babar Azam scored a second succesive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a career best 52 not out to lift Pakistan from a struggling 79 for 5.

  • 17 Oct 2017

    Sri Lankan cricket has decided to play a T 20 match in Lahore this month despite security apprehensions expressed by majority of players. The board meeting in Colombo Monday evening decided to go ahead with the match after players had written to the board to consider changing the venue of match.

  • 17 Oct 2017

    Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N Biren Singh has felicitated the eight players of the state who were part of India's Under-17 FIFA World Cup team. During the interaction with the players and their parents, Governor expressed happiness and said that she feels proud that in the U-17 team the team captain and seven other players were from the State.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    In Badminton, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth are among the 14 Indian shuttlers who will begin their campaign of the Denmark Open Superseries Premier tournament at Odense today. Sindhu, who is seeded second, will take on China's Chen Yufei in the first round, while unseeded Saina will face 5th placed Carolina Marin of Spain.