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  • Nov 16, 2018 17:35

    Cyclone Gaja which crossed Tamil Nadu’s coast early Friday, has claimed 20 lives, says a press release issued by the Tamil Nadu government on Friday. The severe cyclonic storm slammed into the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam bringing with it heavy rain, and causing severe damage to communication and power infrastructure, mainly in Nagapattinam district.

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  • Nov 15, 2018 17:14

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the ASEAN-India Breakfast Summit in Singapore and underlined the need for maritime cooperation and centrality of trade for the prosperity of the strategic Indo-Pacific region. He also held separate bilateral meetings with the premiers of Singapore, Australia and Thailand and discussed ways to further strengthen ties, including in areas of trade, defence and security.

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  • Nov 14, 2018 17:37

    A senior police official on Wednesday said that five security personnel, including four BSF jawans, and a civilian were injured when Maoists blew up a truck with an IED in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district. The incident took place around 9 am at Bijapur Ghati, located around 7 km from Bijapur town, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations), Sundarraj P told PTI.

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  • Nov 13, 2018 18:57

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on January 22 a batch of review petitions against its verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the Sabarimala temple.The apex court said however that there will be no stay on the September 28 verdict which allowed entry of women in the shrine.

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  • Nov 12, 2018 19:50

    Voters wait in queues to cast their votes during the first phase of Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh at a polling station in Narayanpur. Chhattisgarh recorded 33.86% turnout till 1.30 pm for 18 seats spread over eight districts on Monday, in the first phase of the assembly election, as an encounter broke out between suspected Maoists and police in Bijapur’s Pamed area.

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  • Nov 09, 2018 17:16

    Women show their proofs of identity before entering the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Central Jail to meet their brothers on the occasion of ‘Bhai Dooj’, in Jabalpur.

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  • Nov 09, 2018 16:36
    Virat Kohli on Wednesday, through a video on social media when he was promoting his official application, asked a fan to “leave India”. read more
  • Nov 08, 2018 17:26

    The mangled remains of a CISF minibus after an IED blast, allegedly triggered by the Maoist rebels, in Bacheli area of Dantewada, Chhattisgarh. Police said that four civilians and a CISF jawan were killed when suspected Maoists blew up the bus in poll-bound Dantewada district. Two personnel of the CISF were also injured in the incident.

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  • Nov 06, 2018 17:52

    A boy wearing a mask takes part in the “My Right to Breathe” awareness drive to highlight high levels of air pollution in New Delhi. On Tuesday, The national capital and its surroundings continued to suffer toxic air quality with only a slight improvement from Monday’s “severe” category.

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  • Nov 05, 2018 17:29

    Delhi woke up to a thick blanket of hazy dust with the air remaining toxic two days ahead of Diwali and the weather office warning of worse air quality days ahead. Northwesterly winds are likely to bring pollutants to Delhi’s air from Punjab and Haryana, where farm fires are continuing though the numbers of such cases are seeing a gradual decline.

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  • Nov 01, 2018 16:56

    Karthyayani Amma, the oldest candidate who appeared for the “Aksharalaksham” programme of the state-run Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority, has scored 98 marks out of 100. “Saw children studying and got inspired, never got opportunity when young otherwise would have become government official. Now want to learn computers,” the 96-year-old told news agency ANI.

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  • Nov 01, 2018 13:26
    The survey concluded that finding a hotel in the right location is one of the most challenging aspects of planning their trips. This challenge is further highlighted by the respondents when ranking the most important attributes when booking a hotel for... read more
  • Oct 31, 2018 09:33

    A boy pours water trying to douse a fire at a slum in Mumbai. Two children were injured and nearly 70 houses were gutted in a fire that broke out at around 11.30 am and was brought under control by 1 pm. A senior fire department official said that 7-8 gas cylinder blasts led to the massive blaze.

    (Rafiq Maqbool / AP)read more
  • Oct 29, 2018 17:08

    On Monday, the Supreme Court turned down requests from the Uttar Pradesh government for an early hearing in the Ayodhya case and said it will decide on the bench that will hear the case only in January next year. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said the appropriate bench will decide the date in January 2019.

    (Altaf Qadri / AP File)read more
  • Oct 26, 2018 17:20

    On Friday afternoon, Rahul Gandhi and other Congress leaders were at the Lodhi Colony police station for almost an hour after they courted arrest while protesting at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi. “PM Modi can run, flee, but cannot hide from the truth. The truth will come out. Removing the CBI chief will not make a difference...the Prime Minister acted against the CBI director as a result of panic, as a result of fear,” Gandhi said.

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