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Violence has no place in society, says President

The Times of India - 49 min 28 sec ago
In a call for restraint in the backdrop of concerns over mob violence, President Ram Nath Kovind has said that violence has no place in society and it is necessary to recall the value of Mahatma Gandhi’s mantra of “ahimsa”.
Categories: Current News in India

At least 30 dead in Italy bridge collapse

Rediff News - 1 hour 35 min ago
The country's deputy transport minister warned that the toll could climb further.
Categories: Current News in India

'Chinese troops intruded into Ladakh last month'

Rediff News - 1 hour 35 min ago
They said the Chinese troops came to the Indian side of the border in the garb of nomads and pitched the tents.
Categories: Current News in India

Modi's call to Imran after polls positive development: Pak Envoy

Rediff News - 3 hours 34 min ago
The envoy emphasised that 'peaceful relations' with all Pakistan's neighbours, including India, were accorded 'high priority' in the foreign policy vision outlined by the incoming leadership in Pakistan.
Categories: Current News in India

Mahadayi: Karnataka gets 13.4TMC water; Goa, Maha 24TMC, 1.33TMC each

Rediff News - 3 hours 34 min ago
The Tribunal said the equitable distribution of Mahadayi waters among three states is 'neither necessary nor feasible' at this stage.
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HC orders CBI probe into Tuticorin police firing

Rediff News - 3 hours 34 min ago
Among the series of questions raised were how self-loading riffles found their way out of the armoury and came to be used in the firing, how snipers were perched atop vehicles and how persons came to be shot in the face and chest.
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Separate biometric ID for people not in Assam NRC: Centre tells SC

Rediff News - 3 hours 34 min ago
After the publication of the final list of NRC, those people whose name will figure in it will be given usual Aadhaar number as applicable to legal residents in the country.
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Rifleman Aurangzeb, Major Aditya Kumar to get Shaurya Chakra

Rediff News - 3 hours 34 min ago
Rifleman Aurangzeb, who belonged to the 44 Rashtriya Rifles, was on way back home on June 14 to celebrate Eid when terrorists abducted him.
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Heavy rains, landslides cause nightmare in Kerala

The Times of India - 4 hours 2 min ago
The weatherman has warned of heavy rains in some places in the state till August 18. The picturesque Munnar town in Idukki district was almost totally cut off and traffic was disrupted. The rains and landslides had destroyed 10,000 km of roads in the state.
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Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh gets Kirti Chakra

The Times of India - 4 hours 29 min ago
Sepoy Vrahma Pal Singh of Rajput Regiment, who heroically laid down his life in a fierce counter-insurgency operation in which three terrorists were killed at Pulwama in J&K last November, has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra, the country’s second-highest peacetime bravery medal.
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How Saudi Arabia, the largest crude exporter, is preparing for life after oil

The Times of India - 5 hours 5 min ago
Saudi Arabia has accumulated a stake in electric carmaker Tesla for about $2 billion through its Public Investment Fund and aims to be part of any investor pool that emerges to take the company private. That’s on top of a $3.5 billion investment in ride-sharing company Uber, a $45 billion commitment to SoftBank Group’s $100 billion technology fund and a planned investment of about $1 billion in Virgin Group’s space companies.
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WATCH - Gambhir's take on India's two losses

The Times of India - 5 hours 34 min ago
In a candid interview with TimesofIndia.com Gautam Gambhir analyses India's two losses vs England that has left Team India trailing 0-2 in the five-match series and also shared his thoughts about home team advantage in Tests.
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Watch LIVE! President Kovind addresses nation on eve of I-Day

Rediff News - 5 hours 34 min ago
On the eve of Independence Day, President Ramnath Kovind addresses the country.
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Let contentious issues not distract us: Prez in I-Day address

Rediff News - 5 hours 34 min ago
Touching upon a range of issues, the President also said women were entitled to a life of their choice and security to fulfil their potential, amid concerns over their privacy and safety.
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Vienna is world's most livable city

The Times of India - 5 hours 44 min ago
South Asian countries including India have fared poorly in a ranking of the world's most livable cities topped by Austrian capital Vienna, with New Delhi figuring at 112th and Mumbai 117th position in a list of 140 cities.
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Let contentious issues, extraneous debates not distract us: President

The Times of India - 5 hours 47 min ago
In his televised address to the nation on the eve of India's 72nd Independence Day, Kovind recalled Mahatma Gandhi's "most noble mantra" on the power of 'ahinsa' (non-violence) being far greater than the power of 'hinsa' (violence), remarks that come against the backdrop of incidents of lynching and mob violence in some parts of the country.
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Coal scam: Jindal, others summoned as accused

The Times of India - 6 hours 19 min ago
Industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal along with 14 others have been summoned as accused by a Delhi court for alleged money laundering in a case pertaining to irregularities in allocation of a Jharkhand coal block.
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Ben Stokes added to England squad for third Test

The Times of India - 7 hours 15 min ago
All-rounder Ben Stokes, who was deemed not guilty of affray charges by a Bristol court on Tuesday, has subsequently been added to the England squad for the third Test starting on Saturday in Nottingham.
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