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Does poor hygiene lead to fewer Covid deaths?

Rediff News - 15 min 56 sec ago
'Better hygiene practices could lower a person's immunity and make the person susceptible to auto-immune diseases.'
Categories: Current News in India

Muslims have a right to kill French: Ex-Malaysian PM

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 23:34
In a series of tweets, Mahathir Mohamad had said that 'Muslims have a right to be angry and kill millions of French people for the massacres of the past'. It sparked an angry outburst on social media with many users calling out the former Malaysian prime minister.
Categories: Current News in India

Our govt provided 6 lakh jobs in 15 yrs: Nitish

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 22:54
"Between 1990 and 2005, only 95,000 people were given jobs. In our administration, over 6 lakh jobs were given and besides this many others were enrolled in other services," Nitish Kumar said.
Categories: Current News in India

Mesmerising winners of the Epson panoramic awards

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 22:35
Truly, a sight for lockdown-weary eyes. These mesmerising panoramic shots have been revealed as the winners and shortlisted entries in the 2020 Epson International Pano Awards. Organisers reported that they received 5,859 entries from 1,452 photographers in 96 countries this year, competing for the top spots in five categories, for several special awards, and for some of the cash prizes offered. Scroll down to see the shots the judges declared had the wow factor...
Categories: Current News in India

'No pressure' on Pak to release Abhinandan: FO

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:07
Foreign Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said on Thursday that "there was no pressure on Pakistan at all regarding the release of Wing Commander Abhinandan."
Categories: Current News in India

COVID: Delhi records highest single-day spike

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:01
According to the latest health department bulletin, the positivity rate has also jumped to 9.55 per cent, amid the festive season and the rise in pollution level.
Categories: Current News in India

3 BJP workers shot dead by terrorists in J-K

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 12:49
The Resistance Front, which is believed to be a shadow group of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, has claimed responsibility for the killings.
Categories: Current News in India

55.69% voter turnout in first phase of Bihar polls

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 12:23
A total of 71 assembly constituencies of Bihar spread across 16 districts went to polls on Wednesday in the first phase amid tight security and with COVID-19 guidelines in place.
Categories: Current News in India

India files protest with Saudi Arabia on banknote

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 11:06
The global map printed on the new 20 Riyal banknote, released to mark Saudi Arabia's presidency of the G20 grouping, does not feature Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as part of India.
Categories: Current News in India

World knows Pak's role in supporting terrorism: India

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 10:42
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the country that provides shelter to "maximum number of UN-proscribed terrorists" should not even attempt to play the victim card.
Categories: Current News in India

Will Nitish jump NDA ship post poll?

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 09:54
Given Nitish's track record as an accomplished trapeze artist who can dump the BJP overnight and embrace the RJD, he can leave the saffron party stranded should he fail to get the chief ministerial crown for the fourth time, notes Virendra Kapoor.
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Mask-less? Sweep roads if you won't pay fine in Mumbai

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 09:26
Vishwas Mote, assistant municipal commissioner (K-West ward), said on Thursday that since the past seven days they have made people do community service in the form of sweeping roads if they unnecessarily argue with officials or refuse to pay fine for not wearing a mask.
Categories: Current News in India

Ghus ke maara: Pak minister brags about Pulwama attack

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 08:42
"We hit India by entering inside. Our achievement in Pulwama is the achievement of the entire community under the leadership of Imran Khan. You all also have credit (for it), Chaudhry told the National Assembly on Thursday.
Categories: Current News in India

Munger firing: EC orders removal of SP, DM

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 08:01
The poll panel has also ordered an inquiry into the entire incident by Magadh Divisional Commissioner Asangba Chuba Ao, an election commission statement said.
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Now, new law to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 08:01
Violation of the provisions entails a punishment of a jail term of up to five years or with fine up to Rs one crore or with both.
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Army launches indigenous messaging app SAI

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 07:52
In the quest for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', Indian Army has developed and launched a secure messaging application named the 'Secure Application for the Internet (SAI)' that supports an end-to-end secure voice, text and video calling services for Android platform over internet, the Ministry of Defence said in New Delhi on Thursday.
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Govt brings ordinance to tackle pollution in Delhi

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 07:45
Violation of the provisions entails a punishment of a jail term up to five years or with fine up to Rs 1 crore or with both, the ordinance released by the Ministry of Law and Justice on Thursday said.
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3 dead in knife attack near church in France's Nice

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 07:30
"I can confirm everything suggests this was a terror attack in the Notre-Dame Basilica," said Mayor Christian Estrosi, a former MP with the right-wing Republicans party, in a tweet.
Categories: Current News in India

Maratha quota: What Maharashtra govt plans to do

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 07:14
'Our legal team is doing their best to argue the matter in the court.'
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Why Sonakshi Sinha's brother is fighting an election

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 06:54
'People may think that because my father was in the film world and politics, things are easy for me.' 'It is not easy at all.'
Categories: Current News in India