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Army, RSS keeps India safe after Constitution: Justice Thomas
After Constitution, it is the Army and RSS which keeps Indians safe, former judge of the Supreme Court, Justice K T Thomas said. Speaking at Kottayam at an RSS instructors' camp, Justice Thomas said that if an organisation has [...]
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Aadhaar not mandatory to book train tickets: Railways
Aadhaar is not mandatory to book train tickets, the ministry for Railways has clarified. However the ministry said it is encouraged to promote it on a voluntary basis by incentivising it. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, [...]
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Rajinikanth meets DMK Chief Karunanidhi ahead of his political entry
The Tamil movie superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday met DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi ahead of his entry into politics.  Speaking to reporters after the meet, Rajinikanth said that "He is senior most politician in the country. I respect him a [...]
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5 Winter Tips Which Will Help your Car Beat the Chill
"Winter is Coming" is a phrase almost everyone is accustomed to hearing, thanks to the ever so popular Game of Throne series, yet we never seem ready to handle the chill associated with this season. Sure, we arm ourselves with jackets [...]
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On his birthday, BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along border in Jammu
Pakistan troops on Wednesday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Samba of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, killing an Army jawan. Fifty-year-old Head Constable R P Hazra was severely wounded after Pakistani forces "sniped" from across [...]
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Bajrang dal activist hacked to death; cops arrest 4, impose prohibitory orders in Mangaluru
Prohibitory orders have been imposed in Mangaluru following the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist. In swift action, the police have arrested four people suspected of hacking a 25-year-old to death in broad daylight. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well [...]
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7 Financial Resolutions You Need to Commit to this New Year
According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MSPI), there are more than 422 million young people in India. And, at the dawn of every new year, nearly every one of these individuals make a resolution. Whatever reason they start [...]
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Protest spreads across Maharashtra, Dalit groups call for bandh
Violence that broke out over the 200th anniversary celebrations of Bhima-Koregaon battle in Pune on Monday spread across Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Tuesday. Dalit organisations have called for a day bandh on Wednesday. Activist and grandson [...]
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Bhima Koregaon Violence: Complaint against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for tension
A complaint has been submitted against Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid in Pune for allegedly making provocative statements during an event to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle. The complaint [...]
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Bhima Koregaon violence: BJP accuses Rahul of provoking caste violence for political gains
New Delhi, Jan 3: Since Monday, Maharashtra is on tenterhooks. But that has not deterred political parties from scoring brownie points by alleging each other. As usual a war of words has started between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the [...]
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To deal with Pakistan, India should now strengthen ties with US, Israel: Swamy
Reiterating that India should shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that New Delhi should now seize the opportunity and strengthen ties with US and Israel. Swamy was commenting on US [...]
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Maneka Gandhi launches NARI portal for schemes for women
New Delhi, Jan 2: A web portal, NARI, which will provide information on all government schemes for women was launched by Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi.  Users can log on to nari.nic.in to access information [...]
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Fadnavis seeks judicial inquiry, local train services affected
Mumbai local train services were affected on Harbour line between Chembur and Govandi due to protests against violence in Bhima Koregaon violence. After the mob vandalised buses in Hadapsar, Fursungi all bus services to Ahmednagar and urangabad have been suspended. [...]
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Uproar in J&K Assembly, Governor's speech interrupted
Jammu, Jan 2: Alleging that the PDP-BJP government in the state had failed on all fronts, the Opposition in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly staged a walkout during Governor N N Vohra's address on Tuesday. Governor was to address the joint session of the [...]
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Cops watch on as 'moral police' harass students of different religions in Mangaluru
Mangaluru police watched on as members of a Pro-Hindu outfit harassed and assaulted students in a case of moral policing. The incident took place on Tuesday at Manasa Water Park, Pilikula, a famous picnic spot. Students of a PUC [...]
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit organisations call for Maharashtra bandh
As caste violence gripped Maharashtra a day after clashes between two groups in Bhima Koregaon, Dalit organisations have called for a day bandh on Wednesday.  Special train services being run on Harbour line between CSMT-Kurla and Mankhurd. All other services on [...]
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Pune: Dalits heading to Bhima Koregaon memorial attacked, Athawale seeks govt protection
The event to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in Pune district, in which the British Army comprising dalits had defeated upper-caste Peshwas, was marred by incidents of stone pelting and vandalism on Monday. Union Minister [...]
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No charges on debit card transactions up to Rs 2,000, says govt
The Finance ministry said the customers need not pay any transaction charges for payments through debit card, BHIM app and other payment made for up to Rs 2,000 from today onwards. Last month, Union Cabinet approved a proposal that [...]
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IMA protest against NMC bill  may hit hospital services
Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for a one-day strike on Tuesday against National Medical Commission (NMC) bill. "The IMA headquarter hereby declares closure of all routine services for 12 hours from 6 AM to 6 PM tomorrow across [...]
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Triple Talaq bill likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today
The much anticipated Triple Talaq Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The Bill making triple talaq illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband has taken another step with the Lok Sabha passing it. {image-triple-talaq-12-1491966348.jpg [...]
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Andhra Pradesh:  Navy rescues 6 missing trekkers in Simhachalam hills
Search and Rescue mission by Naval Chetak rescued six trekkers who went missing in Simhachalam hills in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. On getting the distress call from local authorities, the Navy swung into action by launching a Chetak helicopter [...]
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Kamala Mills fire tragedy: Police arrests 2 managers of '1-Above' pub
The Mumbai Police arrested two managers of '1-Above' pub on Monday in connection with Kamala Mills fire tragedy in which 14 people were killed and 21 injured. Police had booked the pub owners, Hitesh Sanghvi and Jigar Sanghvi, co-owner Abhijeet Manka [...]
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Mound spotted by CM Nitish Kumar yields 3000-year-old potsherds in Bihar
Patna, Jan 1: A mound spotted by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a village in Sheikhpura district has yielded potsherds, perhaps dating back to 1000 BC. Potsherds are pieces of broken ceramic pot or other earthenware that have archaeological significance. [...]
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Bring stability to economy, end divisive politics: India’s wish list in 2018
New Delhi, Jan 1: A new year means new dreams and goals to be fulfilled. 2018 is no different, as India tries to catch up with the rest of the world; countrymen have already prepared their wish list to be accomplished [...]
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Use vernacular languages in science communication: Modi to scientists
Kolkata, Jan 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for using vernacular languages in promoting science communication in a "big way" to develop "love of science" in the youth, saying language should not be a barrier but a facilitator. {image-narendramodiani-01-1514791630.jpg [...]
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Rajinikanth enters politics: The superstar’s journey from bus conductor to potential leader
Superstar Rajinikanth, who rode to stardom with his unique acting style and cast a spell on people cutting across barriers, has come a long way from his humble beginnings to his much-delayed political plunge. Shivaji Rao Gaekwad, rechristened Rajinikanth [...]
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Flashback 2017: What Indians were curious about in this year?
Google India's ‘2017 Year in Search' results shows the latest top trends and searches through the eyes of search users in India. Google's ‘Year in Search' shows interests of around 420 million internet users in India. Like always, Bollywood [...]
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Muslim bodies to move Supreme Court if Triple Talaq bill passed by Rajya Sabha
Alleging "illegality" in provisions of the bill that criminalises instant triple talaq, an Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader on Sunday said Muslim bodies would challenge it in the Supreme Court if the Rajya Sabha also passes it. The [...]
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