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Floods have claimed over 1 lakh lives in last 64 yrs
New Delhi, July 29: Nearly one lakh people died while property worth over eight crore was damaged in flood-related incidents in the last 64 years, according to government data. According to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, [...]
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Maratha reservation stir: Uddhav to hold meeting of Shiv Sena MLAs tomorrow
Mumbai, July 29: Amid ongoing stir by Marathas demanding reservation in government jobs and education, Shiv Sena has called for a meeting of its ministers and MLAs on Monday (July 30). The meeting would be held at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav [...]
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SC/ST Act row: Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha demands removal of Justice Goyal as NGT chief
New Delhi, July 29: The dissent over Justice (retd) AK Goyal's appointment as National Green Tribunal (NGT) chairman seems to be gaining momentum with Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha becoming the latest to voice his objection. Goyal was one judges [...]
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Meghalaya: Mentally-challenged girl raped repeatedly for 2 months
Tura (Meghalaya), July 29: Ten persons, including two minors, allegedly took turns to rape a 13-year-old mentally-challenged girl over a period of two months in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills district, police said on Sunday. The incident came to light [...]
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J&K: Terrorists shoot dead CRPF jawan in Pulwama
Srinagar, July 29: The terrorists on Sunday shot dead a CRPF jawan in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. The attack is said to have taken place in Naira Tahab area. The martyred jawan has been identified as Naseer Ahmed who was [...]
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No lynching in Tripura in 25 years of Left govt, says Manik Sarkar
New Delhi, Jul 29: Former Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar has claimed that no incident of lynching occurred in the 25-year rule of the Left Front in the state and said such incidents happen when a government fails to deliver on [...]
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This Construction Worker Fights To Save 1-Year-Old Son’s Heart
"I can never forget the day we welcomed Samrat into this world. My wife held him close and I remember our baby boy looking up at us with his big beautiful eyes. I felt like the happiest man alive," recalls Samrat's [...]
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Modi in Lucknow: 'These projects will give new direction to Digital India, Make in India', says PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi  launch projects worth Rs 60,000 crore at the ground-breaking ceremony in Lucknow on Sunday. The projects aim to promote industrialisation and attracting investment in the country's most populous state. This ceremony, the first yet by [...]
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Muzaffarpur sexual assault case:  CBI registers case over alleged sexual abuse of girls
Patna, July 29: The CBI on Sunday has registered a case on the request of Bihar Government and further notification from Govt of India and taken over the investigation case related to mental, physical & sexual exploitation of girl children residing [...]
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Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike for Lokpal from Oct 2
Ralegan Siddhi (Maha), Jul 29: Social activist Anna Hazare said today he will launch a hunger strike from October 2 against the Union government for the delay in appointment of a Lokpal at the Centre. He also appealed people to join [...]
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Kejriwal holds emergency meet as Haryana releases more water in Yamuna; evacuation starts
New Delhi, July 28: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting on Sarurday with top officials of his government, including Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, to take stock of the situation after the Yamuna crossed the danger mark here. {image-delhif-1532781274-1532796411.jpg [...]
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Over 1,000 ‘war rockets’ of Tipu Sultan’s era unearthed
Mysuru, July 28: Over 1,000 "rockets" used during the period of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan have been unearthed from the silt of an abandoned well at a village in Shivamogga district, officials said on Saturday. Workers digging [...]
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Nirmala Sitharaman hands over 'Made In India' engines to Indian Army
New Delhi, July 28: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today formally handed over two types of indigenously built high-power multi-fuel engines to the Army. The engines manufactured by the Engine Factory, Avadi - a unit of Ordnance Factory Board, Department [...]
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Putting a price on health
Putting a price on health [...]
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Tiger numbers rise but threat to the big cat remains
About eight years ago in 2010, a little face of Stripey, the tiger cub in Aircel's famous ad campaign "Save Our Tigers" became famous and drew the country together to save the animals. Back then, information flashed across the TV screens [...]
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Hope new Pakistan govt will help build South Asia free of terror: India
New Delhi, July 28: India on Saturday expressed hope that the new government of Pakistan will work constructively to build a safe, stable, secure and developed south Asia free of terror and violence. Spokesperson in the Ministry of External [...]
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HC seeks Centre’s response on plea to use Aadhaar details of missing persons
New Delhi, July 28: The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's response on a PIL seeking direction to utilise biometric and Aadhaar details of missing persons, including children, aged and mentally challenged, so that they can be re-united with their [...]
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Doctors’ strike: OPD services shut, here is what is functioning in hospitals
Bengaluru, July 28: In view of the doctors' strike, the OPD services in Bengaluru will be shut today. The Indian Medical Association, Karnataka chapter has joined the the protest against the National Medical Commission Bill. The OPD services will [...]
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Police abducted by terrorists in Tral
A Special Police Officer (SPO) was allegedly abducted by terrorists in the Tral region of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. This is the 5th case of abducting of security personnel. The cop identified as Mudasir Ahmad Lone was posted [...]
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Why English is so important for Indians? Hilarious music video ‘Jai Englis Mata’ has the answer
New Delhi, July 28: The Britons (Angrez) have left India long, but have ensured that their former colony does not forget English easily. Yes, the biggest legacy that the British Empire has left behind for its former subjects is English. It is [...]
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Antigua may not be a safe haven for Mehul Choksi after all
New Delhi, July 28: Mehul Choksi, an accused in the PNB scam may have obtained an Antiguan citizenship, but that sure would not give him the immunity from extradition that he is looking for. Although India does not have an extradition [...]
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Rafale deal biggest example of crony capitalism by Modi govt: Congress
New Delhi, July 27: Calling the multi-crore Rafale jet deal "the biggest example of crony capitalism", the Congress today alleged the Modi government has "compromised national interest" by helping a private entity to the tune of crores of rupees in violation [...]
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Omar Abdullah meets Mamata, discusses situation in Jammu and Kashmir
Kolkata, July 27: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah met with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday at Nabanna, the West Bengal secretariat on Friday. Omar Abdullah discussed the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir. [...]
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We must preserve this jewel
We must preserve this jewel [...]
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The fumes of death
The fumes of death [...]
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Agent who trafficked 39 Indians to Iraq still sending people abroad, says Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, July 27: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the agent responsible for trafficking 39 Indians to Iraq, who were abducted and later killed, was still operating his business and urged state women commissions to crackdown against such [...]
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Truckers call off strike as Centre promises to consider demands
New Delhi, July 27: Truckers called off week-long strike on Friday as the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has assured to set up a committee to look into their grievances. The All India Motor Transport Congress had called [...]
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ST morcha to utilise festivals and specials dates to reach out to STs to before polls
New Delhi, July 27: Scheduled Tribe (ST) morcha of the Bharatiya Janata Party has been asked that preparation should be made in advance from the point of view of next Lok Sabha election and to strengthen organizational set up. [...]
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