Anti-tobacco Bill: The Anti-tobacco Bill was tabled in Assam Assembly on Tuesday to prevent manufacturing and use of the product  with provision for imprisonment of up to seven years and a fine of Rs 5 lakh.     pti
Bangalore metro: Metro train services in Bangalore would be extended with the launch of 10.3 km line connecting industrial hub of Peenya and Sampige Road Station in the city from September.     pti
Man given  bail: An Indian Catholic priest, who was arrested in the USA on charges of engaging in sexual contact with a child under 13 years of age, has been released on a bail of US $75,000 on Tuesday.     pti
FIR directives: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Umashankar Gupta has given directives to cops on registration of FIR of every person who visits a police stationto lodge one, an official release said on Tuesday     pti.
16 Dec gangrape: A Delhi court trying the 16 December gangrape case on Tuesday concluded recording of statements of all the accused, who countered the charges framed against them by it, it was learnt.     pti
Lovers jump to death: Two young lovers allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a speeding train at Shirsoli Shivar in Jalgaon district over caste issue, police said on Tuesday. Further probe is on.     pti
Civilian flights: Defence Ministry has given clearance for operation of civilian flights at J&K airport till 10 p.m. daily, paving way for extended air operations between the city and remaining country.     pti
Cong slams Modi:
The Congress in Ranchi on Tuesday alleged that the mindset of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi has become “criticism-centric” toward every development initiative taken by the UPA government.     pti
Capital demand:
The Congress in Kohima on Tuesday demanded a summer and winter capital in Nagaland as the state government was unable to solve the problem of drinking water
scarcity.     pti
Parkash gets help: A Sikh rights body in USA has said it will use provisions of the Hague Service Treaty to serve the summons of a US court to Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, in a case accusing him of rights violation.     pti
Free pregnancy care:
The Centre will provide free pre-natal health care and ambulance facilities to pregnant women across the country, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad announced in Jaipur on Tuesday.     pti
Film production: The National Film Development Corporation’s recent decision to not accept any fresh application for film production will turn out to be a setback to the future of serious cinema  in India.    pti
CIC order on Rajiv:
Allowing a plea of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan, the CIC has directed the Home Ministry to provide him reports by Justice M C Jain and Justice J S Verma Commissions.     pti
Held for abusing girl: Four persons, including three women, have been arrested on the charges of abusing a teenage pregnant girl and forcing her to abort, as informed by Thane police on
Tuesday.     pti
Bhagwad Gita: The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has set off a fresh controversy with its decision to include chapters from Bhagwad Gita in school curriculum, drawing flak from the Congress. pti
Bihar schools: One thousand HS schools would be constructed in Bihar every year for improving standard of education in the state, CM Nitish Kumar said On Tuesday.     pti
Haats along border:
The Meghalaya government on Tuesday decided to set up haats or traditional markets along the Assam-Meghalaya border so as to boost trade in the West Garo Hills
district.    pti
HC sets aside order:  Bombay HC has set aside a family court order which allowed a city resident, fighting a divorce case with his wife, to take his two minor children on a vacation to Mauritius for a week.     pti
Bail plea granted: The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday admitted the bail plea of former finance minister Raghavji, who was arrested on charges of sodomy levelled by his
domestic help.    pti
Militant killed:
A suspected militant of National Socialist Council of Nagaland, Isac Muivah faction (NSCN-IM), was killed in a gunfight with a rival group in Ukhrul district of Manipur bordering Myanmar.    pti
Insurgent arrested: Acting on a tip-off, police commandos arrested an insurgent, who used to recruit youngsters in militant ranks,  along with two boys in Manipur’s Chandel district on Tuesday.     pti
Man attacks pastor: A pastor was seriously injured at Salem in Tamil Nadu when a man slashed his neck with a broken beer bottle, unhappy with the ‘advice’ given over repayment of a loan, police said. The pastor is now in hospital.    pti
Couple ends life: A couple, aged in their early 20s, ended their lives by jumping in front of a train near Bandikui station on the Jaipur-Alwar route, Government Railway Police officials said on Tuesday.     pti
Protection of tigers: Union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan has promised Rs 200 crore  for the rehabilitation of villages in protected areas near tiger reserves in and around Vidarbha in Maharashtra.     pti
Antique thieves held:
Karnataka Police has arrested two persons from Bhubaneshwar in connection with the theft of antiques from a Jain Temple near Mangalore and seized about 1 kg gold from their posession.     pti
Railway vigilance:
Ensuring vigilance is a management function and is a part of good governance, Vigilance Commissioner in CVC R Srikumar told chiefs of Railways PSUs in the Capital on Tuesday.     pti
Rain mishaps kill 5: Five persons, including two children, were killed in rain-related incidents at Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh, official sources said on Tuesday. One of the children was aged five, while the other was aged 10.    pti