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SC to hear plea to declare Ram Setu as natl monument

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 05:23
Ram Sethu, also known as Adam's bridge, is a chain of limestone shoals between Pamban Island, off the south-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, and Mannar Island, off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka.
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Zawahiri death: US cautions citizens travelling abroad

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 05:14
Following al-Zawahiri's death, supporters of al-Qaeda, or its affiliated terrorist organisations, may seek to attack US facilities, personnel, or citizens
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Hate And Love Greet Pelosi In Taiwan

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 04:58
Demonstrators believes the US is aggravating tensions between Beijing and Taipei, encouraging the Communists to perhaps strike militarily at Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi leaves the island.
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Why not start debate on freebies, perks of MPs: BJP MP

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 04:51
Gandhi also raised the issue of rising prices of LPG cylinders and said crores of beneficiaries of the Ujjawala scheme are not able to afford a refill.
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India records 17,135 fresh COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 04:46
The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections.
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Out on bail, man rapes woman again after 2 years

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 04:30
The victim, who is now 19 years old, had been raped by the same accused two years back when she was a minor, an official said.
Categories: Current News in India

Cong's Kuldeep Bishnoi resigns as MLA, set to join BJP

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 04:25
Bishnoi said the Congress has deviated from its ideology and is no longer what it was during Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi's time.
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Bhajji Takes A Selfie With P T Usha

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 04:18
Glimpses from Parliament and outside Parliament on Tuesday.
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India@75: Union ministers, MPs take out bike rally

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 03:34
Several MPs, including central ministers and young parliamentarians, on Wednesday took part in a bike rally in Delhi that originated from the historic Red Fort to pay tribute to the freedom fighters as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
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Suresh Patel appointed CVC after a year

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 03:29
Vigilance Commissioner Suresh N Patel was on Wednesday appointed as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, a year after the post fell vacant.
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India's first woman PR to the UN assumes charge

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 03:10
A 1987-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Kamboj was previously Ambassador of India to Bhutan and was in June appointed India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, succeeding Ambassador T S Tirumurti.
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Uttam's Take: ED: The Ultimate Tool Kit!

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 02:57
Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Enforcement Directorate being deployed to intimidate the ruling regime's political opponents.
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Shinde's 2-member cabinet issued 751 GRs in 1 month

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 02:54
The BJP had criticised the MVA government saying that it was "unethical" on its part to issue so many orders in a short span.
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Shiv Sena rebel's car attacked in Pune, 5 arrested

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 02:31
Samant was in Pune to attend Shinde's programmes in the district
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America shall pay price: China on Pelosi Taiwan visit

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 02:11
China urged the US to immediately address its wrongdoings, take practical measures to undo the adverse effects caused by Pelosi's visit.
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The Many Moods Of Nirmala Sitharaman

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 01:49
One is not sure if Nirmalaji, like many South Indian girls, learnt Bharata Natyam when she was growing up, but she is perhaps the most animated minister when she speaks in the House, even more than a colleague who first became famous as a television actress.
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UN had absolutely no knowledge Zawahiri was in Kabul

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 01:42
Member-States must ensure that measures taken to counter terrorism comply with their obligations under international law, a spokesperson for the UN secretary general has said, asserting that the global body had "no information" about the whereabouts of Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri killed by a US drone strike in Kabul.
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Democracy vs autocracy, Pelosi tells Taiwan Prez

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 01:31
Pelosi said that she is in Taiwan to listen and learn from Taiwanese people as to how can they come together.
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After 20 Years, A Mother Sees Her Child

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 01:30
A woman from Mumbai who went missing 20 years ago after travelling abroad for work has been traced to Pakistan with the help of social media.
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Watch Live! All the action in Parliament

Rediff News - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 01:25
Watch all the action from both Houses of Parliament.
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