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Daughters to get preference in inheritance: SC

6 hours 16 min ago
'If a property of a male Hindu dying intestate (without a will) is a self-acquired property or obtained in the partition of a coparcenary or a family property, the same would devolve by inheritance and not by survivorship, and a daughter of such a male Hindu would be entitled to inherit such property in preference to other collaterals (such as sons/daughters of brothers of deceased father),' a bench of justices S Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari said.
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BJP has offered 2 seats to Utpal Parrikar: Goa CM

6 hours 40 min ago
"The central leaders of BJP are in touch with Utpal and have offered two seats to contest elections in Goa. I am sure that this issue will be resolved and he will consider the offer," the Goa CM said.
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Kerala imposes fresh curbs as Covid cases surge

6 hours 57 min ago
The Kerala government imposed fresh restrictions in the state as a preventive measure to contain the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
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Govt issues new Covid guidelines for children

7 hours 20 min ago
In the 'Revised Comprehensive Guidelines for Management of COVID-19 in Children and Adolescents (below 18 years)', the health ministry also said that masks are not recommended for children aged five years and below.
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Nestle withdraws Kitkat wrappers with Jagannath pics

7 hours 57 min ago
Nestle India, the Indian subsidiary of the Swiss multinational FMCG giant Nestle, had to face on social media the wrath of consumers, who accused the company of hurting religious sentiments by using the sacred images on Kitkat wrappers.
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SC upholds 27% OBC quota in NEET

8 hours 41 min ago
Dealing with the validity of OBC quota, the bench said, "Merit cannot be reduced to narrow definitions of performance in an open competitive examination which only provides formal equality of opportunity. Competitive examinations assess basic current competency to allocate educational resources but are not reflective of excellence, capabilities and potential of an individual which are also shaped by lived experiences, subsequent training and individual character."
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Amar Jawan Jyoti to be merged with War Memorial flame

9 hours 6 min ago
In a historical step days before Republic Day, the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame at the India Gate lawns would be extinguished and merged with the flame at the National War Memorial.
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Gehlot stops auction of farmers' lands after uproar

9 hours 46 min ago
Land attachment and auction is being undertaken by banks that are controlled by the RBI, Gehlot said, urging the Centre to waive farmers' loans.
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At PM's Azadi 75 event, Gehlot flags tension, violence in country

10 hours 19 min ago
There is an atmosphere of tension and violence in the nation, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said in Jaipur on Thursday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also countered the narrative that "nothing was done in the past 75 years" in the country.
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China says not aware of missing Arunachal youth

10 hours 34 min ago
Asked for his reaction to the allegation of the PLA abducting Taron, the spokesperson of the Chinese foreign ministry in Beijing said, "I don't know the situation."
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J-K, Ladakh now 'hard areas' for IAS, IPS postings

10 hours 43 min ago
According to an official communication, a decision has been taken by the central government in this effect and the guidelines for the transfer and posting of IAS, IPS officers of the Joint AGMUT cadre-2016 has been modified in this effect.
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They Protect The Motherland At 7,000 Ft

11 hours 11 min ago
Glimpses of how the Indian Army's incomparable Army soldiers patrol the Line of Control near Poonch at an altitude of 7,000 feet in thick snow.
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Akhilesh to contest UP polls from party stronghold

11 hours 44 min ago
The SP chief on Wednesday said that he will contest assembly elections after taking permission from Azamgarh residents.
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Deaths in Covid 3rd wave much lower than in 2nd: govt

11 hours 45 min ago
Deaths are significantly less in the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in comparison to the second wave, and the current surge is not witnessing increase in severe illness or death following high vaccination uptake, the government said on Thursday.
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BJP drops 10 MLAs in first list for Uttarakhand polls

12 hours 3 min ago
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday announced the names of candidates for 59 out of 70 seats in Uttarakhand for the upcoming assembly polls.
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AAP's CM face Bhagwant Mann to contest from Dhuri

13 hours 19 min ago
The Dhuri assembly seat is presently represented by Congress MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy.
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India successfully test-fires Brahmos missile

13 hours 39 min ago
With new added technologies, including the control system, the missile was test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad-III at Chandipur around 10.45 am, said a source at the Defence Research and Development Organisation.
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Gas leak in INS Ranvir's AC compartment led to blast

14 hours 9 min ago
Eleven personnel, who sustained injuries in the incident, are being treated in Naval Hospital and none of them is critical.
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Maharashtra allows schools to reopen from Jan 24

14 hours 34 min ago
Maharashtra minister Varsha Gaikwad on Thursday said that schools for Classes 1 to 9 in the state can be reopened for offline classroom sessions from January 24.
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Parrikar's son fails to get BJP ticket from Panaji

14 hours 53 min ago
With the entry of the Aam Aadmi Party and the Trinamool Congress in the poll arena, the election is expected to be a multi-cornered one this time.
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