03:01 pm Eight Indian tourists, hailing from Kerala, died Tuesday while receiving treatment at a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital. Earlier the tourists were found unconscious at a resort in central Nepal, said news agencies. All eight tourists had stayed in a single room in the resort, and switched on a gas heater at night to combat the cold, according to Kathmandu police.
03:01 pm On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) in Jogbani-Biratnagar, which was established with Indian funding to facilitate trade and the movement of people. Prime Minister Modi said at the inauguration ceremony that India is committed to simplifying and facilitating traffic with all friendly neighborhood countries, and to further facilitating contacts in key areas such as business, culture, education, etc.
12:01 pm The ' One Nation, One Ration Card ' system of the central government, under which beneficiaries can purchase subsidized food grains from ration shops in any part of the country, will be implemented nationwide by June 1. Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, speaking to reports at Patna in Bihar, said, "We will implement the ' One Nation, One Ration Card ' scheme throughout the country by June 1st. Under this scheme, a beneficiary will be able to avail benefits across the country using the same ration card."
11:01 am The BJP is likely to pitch a fresh candidate from New Delhi assembly seat against Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. BJP will nominate a fresh candidate against Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi. Sources said it would be replaced by Sunil Yadav, the BJP candidate announced in the list.
09:01 am A massive fire broke out in Surat's textile market Raghuvir on Tuesday morning. More than 50 fire tenders have been sent to the location, according to sources, owing to the enormity of the flames that have engulfed the ten-storeyed house. The cause of the fire isn't known yet.
08:01 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the speciality of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to conduct the party proceedings peacefully and that is the strength of the party. He told supporters of the saffron camp that the BJP is not here for a short period of time but will "serve Mother India for a long time." The Prime Minister was speaking at the New Delhi BJP headquarters during the congratulatory ceremony of the BJP's new national president, JP Nadda, who was elected unopposed to the party's top organizational position today. "I'm sure it will move forward with its core values under the leadership of JP Nadda Party. BJP may face more difficulty in the future, and we need to be ready.
04:01 pm A three-judge Supreme Court Bench on Monday dismissed Pawan Kumar Gupta's Special Leave Petition (SLP)-one of four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case. Pawan had claimed to be a juvenile at the time of the crime, and therefore he should be considered as such by the law when the punishment in the case is met.He had also alleged that this fact had been ignored by the Delhi High Court when it upheld the convicts ' death sentence.