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Covid: No dandiya, garba this Navratri in Maharashtra

1 hour 9 min ago
As per the guidelines, the height of Goddess Durga idols installed by mandals (during Navratri) have been capped at four feet and household ones at two feet, and immersion procession, crowded affairs during normal times, have been disallowed.
Categories: Current News in India

VP Venkaiah Naidu tests positive for COVID-19

1 hour 19 min ago
The VP's wife Usha has been tested negative and is in self-isolation.
Categories: Current News in India

Yet to see what light CBI shed on Sushant case: Pawar

1 hour 43 min ago
Pawar appeared questioning the progress made by the Central Bureua of Investigation in its probe of the case, which was initially probed by the Mumbai Police.
Categories: Current News in India

'Unhappy' with seat-sharing, LJP weighs options

1 hour 59 min ago
The party is likely to take a decision in a couple of days, with the nomination for the first phase of three phase-polls set to begin from October 1, they said.
Categories: Current News in India

'Considerable population still vulnerable to COVID-19'

3 hours 1 min ago
One in 15 individuals aged 10 years and above were estimated to be exposed to SARS- CoV2 by August 2020, ICMR's 2nd sero-survey said.
Categories: Current News in India

China says it does not recognise 'illegal' UT Ladakh

3 hours 38 min ago
China said that for a long time China has been conducting activities on its side of the Line of Actual Control and they have always complied with relevant agreements.
Categories: Current News in India

Far from truth: Govt on Amnesty's 'witch-hunt' claims

3 hours 53 min ago
The MHA said all the "glossy statements" about humanitarian work and speaking truth to power are nothing but a "ploy to divert attention" from their activities which were in clear contravention of laid down Indian laws.
Categories: Current News in India

Don't agree with what Kangana said, but...: HC to Raut

4 hours 36 min ago
'We are also Maharashtrians. We are all proud Maharashtrians. But we don't go and break someone's house'
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How Nehru could have saved Tibet from China

4 hours 50 min ago
Arpi deserves to be complimented for the commitment and hard work that have gone into this production. The frustrations of seeking reliable documentation from the catacombs of the Indian bureaucracy did not deter him from going after the best information available, and the result is one that he can take much satisfaction in. Ambassador Prabhat P Shukla, Member Advisory Council, Vivekananda International Foundation, reviews Claude Arpi's The End of an Era: India Exits Tibet.
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Bihar: Jolt to Grand Alliance as RLSP forms new front

4 hours 51 min ago
While the assembly elections are being seen as largely a contest between the NDA and the Grand Alliance, the state has been witness to mushrooming of "morchas" (fronts) which may queer the pitch for the lead players in a tight contest.
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Amid LAC row, Jaishankar to visit Japan for Quad meet

5 hours 23 min ago
China criticised the forthcoming meeting of the Foreign Ministers of India, Australia, Japan and the United States in Tokyo, saying it is opposed to the formation of "exclusive clique" harming third party's interests.
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China asserts 1959 perception of LAC; India rejects

5 hours 56 min ago
The stand by China spelt out by its foreign ministry insisting that it takes the 1959 line on perception of the LAC amid a nearly five-month-long border standoff in eastern Ladakh triggered a strong reaction from India.
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Maha district on alert over spread of Congo fever

6 hours 14 min ago
"This viral disease is transmitted from one animal to another by a specific type of tick...the disease is transmitted to humans through contact with the blood of infected animals and by eating the meat of infected animals," the circular said.
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Devise way for people to use local trains: HC to Maha

6 hours 23 min ago
The court said people are losing jobs, while hearing a plea by lawyers seeking permission to board suburban trains.
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India slams Pak over 26/11, Pathankot terror attacks

6 hours 46 min ago
'Even, amidst the ongoing pandemic, terrorism continues to pose a critical threat to international peace and security'
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'In Bihar, caste is more important than religion'

6 hours 50 min ago
'In this election, the only thing that is going to matter is which caste aligns with which coalition.'
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Day after tiff, OPS skips Palaniswami's Covid meet

7 hours 9 min ago
AIADMK coordinator and Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam was closeted with a section of leaders on Tuesday, skipping a meeting chaired by Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Covid-19, a day after the two crossed swords over who should lead the party in the 2021 assembly elections.
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Bhim Army protests over Hathras woman's rape, death

7 hours 30 min ago
At the protest, the Bhim Army chief said, "I appeal to all members of the Dalit community to take to the streets and demand death penalty for the guilty. The government should not test our patience. We won't rest until the culprits are hanged."
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India's COVID-19 recovery rate past 83%

8 hours 2 min ago
As much as 73 per cent of the new recovered cases were reported from 10 states and Union Territories -- Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Odisha, Kerala, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh.
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Dom's Take: Is the NCB starstruck?

8 hours 48 min ago
Dominic Xavier wonders what the end game in the NCB's starstruck probe will be.
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