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Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be ‘thrown out’ from country: Shiv Sena
on 2020-01-25 at 06:23
The party made the statement in the wake of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray’s remarks that his party will take out a huge rally on February 9 in Mumbai to drive “illegal infiltrators” from Pakistan and Bangladesh, out of India. In its mouthpiece Saamana, the party attacked Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for his change of stand with respect to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and his shift towards Hindutva.
CBSE Alerts Students, Parents Against Rumors On Board Exams
on 2020-01-25 at 06:09
CBSE board exams will begin on February 15. Class 10 exams will be held till March 20 and class 12 exams will be held till March 30.
Pleased to see some incremental steps on J&K, says senior US diplomat Alice Wells
on 2020-01-25 at 06:08
Terming the visit of foreign envoys to Kashmir as “useful step”, senior US diplomat Alice Wells said, “We also continue to urge the government to permit regular access by our diplomats, and to move swiftly to release those political leaders detained without charge.”
Apache, Chinook Helicopters To Debut At Republic Day Parade
on 2020-01-25 at 05:52
Republic Day: The Republic Day flypast will comprise 41 aircraft of the Indian Air Force and four helicopters of the Army’s aviation arm. The aircraft types include 16 fighters, 10 transport aircraft…
US Urges Release Of J&K Leaders, Stresses “Equal Protection” Under CAA
on 2020-01-25 at 05:47
The visit by foreign envoys to Jammu and Kashmir was a “useful” step, a top American diplomat said on Friday, urging New Delhi to release “political leaders detained without charge” following the…
Not meeting FATF obligations would be devastating for Pakistan economic reform program: U.S.
by PTI on 2020-01-25 at 05:35
If not removed off the list by April, Pakistan may move to a blacklist of countries that face severe economic sanctions, such as Iran.
Country expresses gratitude to EC for making electoral process vibrant, participative: PM Modi
on 2020-01-25 at 05:33
Extending greetings to people on the National Voters’ Day on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country expresses gratitude to the Election Commission for its efforts to make the electoral process more vibrant and participative.
Congress, NCP condemn transfer of Koregaon Bhima case probe to NIA
on 2020-01-25 at 05:30
Condemning the Centre’s decision to hand over the probe into the Koregaon Bhima violence case to the NIA, the Maharashtra Congress on Saturday alleged that the sudden move substantiates the “conspiracy” of the BJP.
Coronavirus: First case of human-to-human transmission confirmed outside China
by R. Prasad on 2020-01-25 at 05:28
Infection has been confirmed in a person who has not travelled to any part of China but only came in contact in Vietnam with a confirmed case who had visited Wuhan
ICSI CS Result Announced; Girls Clinch Top Spots
on 2020-01-25 at 05:16
ICSI CS result has been announced for Foundation programme. The ICSI is expected to announce CS Executive and Professional results next.
Assam Promises Free Rice For The Poor Ahead Of State Budget
on 2020-01-25 at 05:08
Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Friday that the BJP-led state government will offer free rice to the poor and also provide pulses and sugar at subsidised rates in the next…
External affairs minister Jaishankar calls on Brazilian President
on 2020-01-25 at 05:03
Jaishankar on Saturday met Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro and discussed ways to deepen ties between the two countries in a range of areas, including trade and investment. The Brazilian president is in India primarily to grace the Republic Day celebrations on Sunday as chief guest.
In Prashant Kishor vs Sushil Modi, An Old Clip Attacking Nitish Kumar
on 2020-01-25 at 04:57
Janata Dal United’s deputy chief and election strategist Prashant Kishor today launched an all out attack against Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, days after the BJP leader took a shot…
Jaishankar calls on Brazilian President
by PTI on 2020-01-25 at 04:53
Mr. Bolsonaro and Mr. Jaishankar deliberated on ways to deepen overall bilateral cooperation including in areas like trade and investment, officials said.
2G mobile internet services restored in Kashmir from midnight
on 2020-01-25 at 04:35
After remaining shut for more than five months, 2G mobile internet services on postpaid as well as prepaid phones will be restored in the Kashmir Valley from Saturday but can only be used to access 301 websites approved by the Jammu and Kashmir administration. Social media applications will continue to remain out of bounds for the Valley’s residents.
Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in J&K’s Pulwama
on 2020-01-25 at 04:30
Malaysia confirms first cases of coronavirus infection
by Reuters on 2020-01-25 at 04:24
Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said the three individuals infected were related to the 66-year-old man that was confirmed by Singaporean health authorities to have tested positive for the virus.
President Gotabaya’s remarks on missing persons spark concern
by Meera Srinivasan on 2020-01-25 at 04:08
Death certificates only after proper probe, his office clarifies
‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ Just Saved A Crore, Thanks To Supreme Court
on 2020-01-25 at 03:42
The Supreme Court has set aside a consumer forum verdict directing former promoters Star India and Bharti Airtel to pay punitive damages of Rs 1 crore for their alleged “unfair trade practice” in a…
Coronavirus outbreak: China deploys 450 military medical staff
by AFP on 2020-01-25 at 03:32
The military team is composed of experts in respiratory health, infectious diseases, hospital infection control and intensive care.
China coronavirus: death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide
by Reuters on 2020-01-25 at 03:30
All the latest deaths occurred in Wuhan
U.S. scientist pleads guilty to lying about China contact
by AP on 2020-01-25 at 03:25
Turab Lookman (67), entered his plea Friday during a hearing in Albuquerque after reaching an agreement with prosecutors.
India’s ‘passive’ foreign policy yielding to one advancing its interests: U.S. official
by PTI on 2020-01-25 at 02:57
Ms. Wells, who has just returned from a trip to the region besides attending the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi, said nowhere this shift is more visible than in the Indo-Pacific region.
Olympics, Jordan to hold boxing qualifiers after move from Wuhan: IOC
by Reuters on 2020-01-25 at 02:28
The IOC said in a statement on Friday the qualification event would take place in Amman from March 3 to 11.
Australia declares first confirmed case of coronavirus
by Reuters on 2020-01-25 at 02:12
Australians were urged on Saturday not to travel to the Hubei province in China, with the government issuing its most severe travel advisory.
11 Including 7 From Kerala Under Watch In India Over Coronavirus Fears
on 2020-01-25 at 02:00
Eleven people in four cities of India have been kept under observation after they returned from China and showed mild symptoms of the new coronavirus that has killed 41 people in the country, infected…
No Canada, Oz visas for traffic violators: Cops
on 2020-01-25 at 01:35
At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey
by AP on 2020-01-25 at 01:31
The quake affected not only Turkey but also Syria, Georgia and Armenia
Growth slump in India temporary: IMF chief
on 2020-01-25 at 01:17
41 million people in 13 cities locked down as virus spreads in China
by AFP on 2020-01-25 at 01:16
WHO: China faces a national emergency; Medical workers being sent to Wuhan
Delay in notifying insurer about car theft no ground to deny claim: SC
on 2020-01-25 at 00:56
The Supreme Court on Monday said mere delay in intimating the insurance company about theft of a vehicle should not be a ground to deny insurance claim if the aggrieved person had informed police on time.
Soon, bill to link voter card with Aadhaar?
on 2020-01-25 at 00:50
The law ministry is working on giving shape to an EC proposal to link voter ID with Aadhaar number through an amendment in the Aadhaar Act as well as Representation of the People Act.
Chhattisgarh govt scraps MISA pension
on 2020-01-25 at 00:47
The Chhattisgarh government has scrapped the monthly pension scheme for those jailed under MISA during Emergency, triggering a political controversy.The money will now be used for employment schemes, says the government.
GoAir flight forced to make turnaround
on 2020-01-25 at 00:46
GoAir flight from Bengaluru to Phuket (G8 41) returned 30 minutes after taking off from Kempegowda International Airport at 2.30am on Friday, following a technical glitch.
George Soros laments rising nationalism, says biggest setback in India
on 2020-01-25 at 00:16
150 prominent citizens write to President over CAA
on 2020-01-24 at 23:43
40% of girls aged 15-18 not attending school: Report
on 2020-01-24 at 23:36
Ten years after the Right to Education (RTE) Act came into being, nearly 40% of adolescent girls in the age group of 15-18 years are not attending school while 30% of girls from poorest families have never set foot in a classroom, according to status report.
Kalapani: Nepal pushes for talks for third time
on 2020-01-24 at 23:32
Boris Johnson signs agreement for Britain to leave EU
by AFP on 2020-01-24 at 23:27
Hails it a “new chapter’ in Britain’s story
Coronavirus: 7 who travelled to China under observation
on 2020-01-24 at 23:01
Seven persons from Maharashtra who recently travelled to China and Hong Kong have been placed under observation amid the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak that has so far claimed 26 lives and infected over 800 people in China and some other countries. Four are from Mumbai and three from Pune, both cities adding one person each to Thursday’s count of five.
Twitter Launches Tricolour India Gate Emoji To Celebrate Republic Day
on 2020-01-24 at 21:49
Twitter India on Friday launched a specially designed emoji of the India Gate lit up in the tricolour to celebrate India’s 71st Republic Day.
Phone-Tapping Not Maharashtra’s “Culture”, Says Devendra Fadnavis
on 2020-01-24 at 21:39
After Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s allegation that phones of Congress-NCP leaders were tapped by the previous BJP regime during 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, former ex-chief minister Devendra…
BJP Leader Arrested For Remarks Against Woman Collector: Police
on 2020-01-24 at 21:32
Former Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP leader Badrilal Yadav was arrested on Friday for allegedly making an objectionable remark against Rajgarh collector Nidhi Nivedita during a public meeting,…
How Many “Infiltrators” In India, Prakash Ambedkar Asks Raj Thackeray
on 2020-01-24 at 21:26
After chief of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Raj Thackeray announced that his party will take out a rally on February 9 to drive illegal infiltrators, from Pakistan and Bangladesh, out of India, Vanchit…
BJP’s Protest Is To Protect Mafia: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister
on 2020-01-24 at 21:18
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bala Bachchan on Friday said the opposition BJP’s protest against state government crackdown on land encroachers was to protect the mafia that operates in the state.
Koregaon-Bhima Case “Conspiracy” Against Pro-Dalit Activists: NCP Leader
on 2020-01-24 at 21:13
Maharashtra minister Jitendra Ahwad on Friday said the Koregaon-Bhima violence case, filed during the previous BJP regime, was a “conspiracy” to malign the image of activists sympathetic to Dalit…
Sonia Gandhi Restructures Kerala Congress Party
on 2020-01-24 at 21:11
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday restructured the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee by approving its list of office-bearers comprising 12 vice presidents and 34 general secretaries.
India Not Making “Adjustments” To Take Back Demonetised Currency: Nepal
on 2020-01-24 at 21:07
“We are not talking about the money which was transacted through the informal channels but it was through the banking channel. So I am requesting the Indian side to think about this pending issue,”…
France confirms 2 cases of virus from China, first in Europe
by AP on 2020-01-24 at 20:59
More cases are expected, says France Health Minister
Phuket-Bound GoAir Plane Returns Bengaluru After Technical Snag
on 2020-01-24 at 20:55
A GoAir flight Phuket returned to Bengaluru airport on Friday after a “technical glitch” was detected mid-air.
Medical Intern Killed In Fire At Hostel Room In UP’s Bareilly
on 2020-01-24 at 20:34
An MBBS intern was killed while her room-mate suffered serious burns after a fire broke out in their hostel room at a private medical college on Nainital Road, police said on Friday.
Pilots Suspended For “Runway Excursion” At Maharashtra’s Nanded Airport
on 2020-01-24 at 20:21
The DGCA on Friday suspended pilots of a Cessna plane, belonging to Taneja Aerospace that runs aircraft charter services for corporate sector, for a period of one year for causing runway excursion at…