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 2021-12-07 21:51 

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Padma Shri recipient presents portrait to PM Modi...

Mathura , Dec 7 (PTI) A portrait of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel with PM Narendra Modi was presented to the prime minister in New Delhi. The portrait was presented in Parliament House by Padma Shri recipient Krishn Kanhai. A co...

 2021-12-07 21:49 

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ED questions Maharashtra minister Tanpure...

Mumbai, Dec 7 (PTI) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday recorded the statement of Maharashtra Minister of State for Urban Development Prajakt Tanpure in connection with the purchase of a sugar mill in the Ahmednagar district. Tanpure, an NCP leader, ap...

 2021-12-07 21:29 

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Assam report 150 new COVID-19 cases, one death...

Guwahati, Dec 7 (PTI) The number of fresh coronavirus infections in Assam declined to 150 on Tuesday as against 182 on the previous day, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said. The new cases were detected from 22,239 samples, less than 36,201 clini...

 2021-12-07 21:16 

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Goa sees 33 COVID-19 cases, 1 death, 41 recoveries...

Panaji, Dec 7 (PTI) Goa's COVID-19 tally reached 1,79,242 on Tuesday after 33 cases were detected, while the day also saw one death and 41 recoveries, an official said. The toll stands at 3,388 and the number of people discharged so far is 1,75,450, l...

 2021-12-07 20:38 

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Trolled over pic, Tharoor hits back at trolls...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor hit back at trolls on Tuesday for mocking a picture at a wedding in which he figured, saying he is used to being trolled by an "organised brigade of Bhakts" but dragging non-political people in...

 2021-12-07 20:37 

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Mosque painted 'saffron' in Varanasi...

Varanasi, Dec 7 (PTI) A mosque on the road leading to the Kashi Vishwanath temple here has been painted "saffron" by the authorities ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's expected visit on December 13, according to a masjid committee panel m...

 2021-12-07 20:31 

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COVID-19: Punjab sees 49 fresh cases...

Chandigarh, Dec 7 (PTI) One Covid-related death was reported in Punjab on Tuesday while 49 fresh cases of the coronavirus took the infection tally to 6,03,556, according to a medical bulletin. The death was reported in Mohali district and with this, the t...

 2021-12-07 20:01 

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Maha Health Dept exam paper leak: five more arrested...

Pune, Dec 7 (PTI) Pune cyber police has arrested five more people including a chief administrative officer from Latur in connection with an alleged paper leak during the Maharashtra Health Department's recruitment examination. It took the number of ar...

 2021-12-07 19:39 

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Sikkim govt proposes to create two more districts...

Gangtok, Dec 7 (PTI) The Sikkim government on Tuesday tabled a bill in the assembly, proposing to carve out two more districts in the state. Land Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Kunga Nima Lepcha introduced the Sikkim (Re-organization of District...

 2021-12-07 19:36 

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203 new COVID-19 cases, one death in Telangana...

Hyderabad, Dec 7 (PTI) Telangana on Tuesday logged 203 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the tally to 6,77,341, while the toll rose to 4,001 with one more fatality. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) accounted for the most number of cases with 8...

 2021-12-07 19:31 

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'Aapke Adhikar' scheme benefiting poor: Soren...

Ranchi, Dec 7 (PTI) Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday said the Jharkhand government was making all efforts to ensure that benefits of various government schemes reach the poor. Addressing a gathering at "Aapke Adhikar, Aapki Sarkar, Aapke Dwar...

 2021-12-07 19:26 

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Delhi's air quality improves with increased wind speed...

(Eds: With updates) New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) The national capital's air quality improved considerably on Tuesday with favourable wind speed aiding dispersion of pollutants.The city's 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) read 255, an improvement f...

 2021-12-07 19:23 

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Not overcharging Sabarimala pilgrims: KSRTC to Kerala HC...

Kochi, Dec 7 (PTI) The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) on Tuesday denied in the High Court the allegation that it was overcharging pilgrims going to Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, saying it was charging fares which were lesser than wha...

 2021-12-07 19:19 

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Two Covid deaths, 54 new cases in Himachal Pradesh...

Shimla, Dec 7 (PTI) Himachal Pradesh recorded two coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday that raised the toll to 3,838, while 54 fresh cases pushed the infection count to 2,27,684, an official said. A 88-year-old man and a 74-year-old woman succumbed to th...

 2021-12-07 18:48 

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MP records 16 COVID-19 cases, one death...

Bhopal, Dec 7 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday recorded 16 more coronavirus infections which raised its caseload to 7,93,274. With one patient succumbing since Monday evening, the death toll increased to 10,529, officials said.The recovery count increased ...

 2021-12-07 18:20 

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40-year-old man found dead in Narela...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) A 40-year-old man was found dead in outer Delhi's Narela area on Tuesday, police said. The deceased, Hari Narayan Yadav of Darbhanga, did not have any visible injury mark on his body, they said.The police suspect that the man co...

 2021-12-07 18:14 

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Active Covid-19 infections drop below 8,000 in TN...

Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI) Tamil Nadu on Tuesday added 710 new Covid-19 infections including two returnees from West Bengal, pushing the tally to 27,31,945, while the death toll rose to 36,549 with 10 more fatalities. Recoveries eclipsed new infections with 731...

 2021-12-07 17:59 

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Telangana journalist joins BJP...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) A Telangana journalist, who is active on social media, joined the BJP on Tuesday in the presence of the party's state chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar and national general secretary Tarun Chugh. Naveen Kumar alias Theenmaar Mallanna, Ch...

 2021-12-07 17:56 

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24 fresh Covid cases in Rajasthan...

Jaipur, Dec 7 (PTI) Twenty-four more people tested positive for coronavirus in Rajasthan, pushing the infection tally to 9,54,944 on Tuesday, according to an official report. The fresh cases were reported in Jaipur (12); Barmer, Udaipur (three each); Ajme...

 2021-12-07 17:43 

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Contractor murdered in Odisha's Ganjam...

Berhampur, Dec 7 (PTI) A 34-year-old man was killed and another wounded when attacked with sharp-edged weapons in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday. Aghari Nayak, a contractor from Bhikapada village in Khallikote block, and his friend w...

 2021-12-07 17:42 

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Army Chief to attend infantry commanders conference...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) Army Chief General MM Naravane will attend a conference of the infantry commanders of the Indian Army in Mhow on Wednesday that is expected to review various aspects of India's military preparedness, officials said. The two-day ...

 2021-12-07 17:41 

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AP CM puts Covid-19 loss at Rs 30,000 crore...

Amaravati, Dec 7 (PTI): Covid-19 has placed a financial burden of Rs 30,000 crore on the Andhra Pradesh government, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said here on Tuesday. In 2019-20 financial year, the state suffered a revenue loss of Rs 8,000 crore a...

 2021-12-07 17:25 

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132 more catch Covid in J-K, 4 die...

Srinagar, Dec 7 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir's virus tally reached 3,38,047 on Tuesday with the addition of 132 cases, while the fatality count mounted to 4,487 after four people died due to the disease in the past 24 hours, officials said. Twenty-nine of ...

 2021-12-07 17:01 

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299 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths in Karnataka...

Bengaluru, Dec 7 (PTI) Karnataka logged 299 fresh COVID-19 cases and six deaths on Tuesday, taking the total number of infections to 29,98,699 and the toll to 38,243. The day also saw 260 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so f...

 2021-12-07 16:59 

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Sasikala calls on Rajinikanth...

Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI) V K Sasikala, confidante of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said she visited Tamil superstar Rajinikanth and enquired about his health. On learning that the actor has now completely recovered following a proce...

 2021-12-07 16:55 

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Bareilly: Three suffocate to death at agro firm unit...

Bareilly (UP), Dec 7 (PTI) Three labourers died of suffocation while another fell unconscious during the cleaning of a tank at a unit of an agro firm here on Tuesday, a senior official said. Additional District Magistrate (City) Ram Dulare Pandey said the...

 2021-12-07 16:43 

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Raj HC dismisses PIL against Cong's Dec 12 rally...

Jaipur, Dec 7 (PTI) The Rajasthan High Court on Monday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) opposing the holding of a rally here by the Congress on December 12 in view of the COVID-19 situation. The bench of Chief Justice Akil Qureshi and Justice ...

 2021-12-07 16:38 

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Child marriage prevented in Chittorgarh...

Jaipur, Dec 7 (PTI) The authorities prevented the marriage of a 14-year-old girl, who complained on a helpline in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district, just days before the proposed ceremony. The girl, a Class 9 student, was scheduled to be married off on...

 2021-12-07 16:36 

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MP: Over 662 kg of ganja recovered from truck in Gwalior...

Neemuch (MP), Dec 7 (PTI) The Central Narcotics Bureau (CBN) has seized over 662 kg of ganja (cannabis) from a truck in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district, an official said on Tuesday. Acting on a tip off, the CBN intercepted the truck on Gwalior-Agra ...

 2021-12-07 16:33 

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HC awards Rs 5 lakh compensation to BDS aspirant...

Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI): The Madras High Court has awarded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to a SC woman candidate, who was denied admission in a private dental college in Tiruchengode in Namakkal district in 2014 due to the inaction on the part of the authoriti...

 2021-12-07 16:33 

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HC reserves order on plea against AIADMKorg. polls...

Chennai, Dec 7 (PTI) The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved its orders on the maintainability of a public interest writ petition challenging the organisational polls for the posts of Co-ordinator and Joint Co-ordinator of the AIADMK party, originally s...

 2021-12-07 15:43 

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Ghaziabad man held for beheading co-worker...

Ghaziabad, Dec 7 (PTI) A man beheaded his co-worker in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad city over a petty dispute and dumped his head at a vacant plot here, police said on Tuesday. The accused, identified as Sandip, had nurtured enmity towards his co-worker ...

 2021-12-07 15:27 

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AP's COVID-19 count goes up by 184...

Amaravati, Dec 7 (PTI): Andhra Pradesh reported 184 fresh cases of COVID-19, 204 recoveries and two deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Tuesday. A health department bulletin said the total positives has reached 20,74,036, recoveries 20,57,573 and toll 14,45...

 2021-12-07 15:26 

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Filaantro: Crowdfunding for a Cause...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following content is a press release. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 07: Filaantro is an online crowdfunding platform helping individuals and organisations to raise funds b...

 2021-12-07 15:10 

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Sany India Expands Dealer Footprint in Jammu and Kashmir...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with NewsVoir. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) New dealership inaugurated to cover 11 district of the UTPune, Maharashtra, India (NewsVoir)Sany India furt...

 2021-12-07 15:05 

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BJD MP urges govt to bring Uniform Civil Code...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab on Tuesday urged the government to introduce a Uniform Civil Code, asserting that the issue was not about imposing any religious code but bringing the society under one code. Raising the issue during the Ze...

 2021-12-07 14:36 

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Red cap will oust BJP from power in UP: Akhilesh...

Lucknow (UP), Dec 7 (PTI) Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday asserted that the people wearing red caps, a trademark headgear of his party members, are red alerts also for the BJP as they will oust it from the power in the next UP assembly pol...

 2021-12-07 14:09 

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Man attacked by drug peddlers in Mumbai; two held...

Mumbai, Dec 7 (PTI) A 35-year-old man was allegedly attacked by a gang of drug peddlers, hours after he lodged a police complaint against them in suburban Kurla here, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place at Kurla pipe road late on Monday night,...

 2021-12-07 14:05 

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Odisha: Croc gets trapped in fishing net, rescued...

Kendrapara, Dec 7 (PTI) A five-foot-long estuarine crocodile was rescued from Odisha's coastal Kendrapara district on Tuesday after it got trapped in a fishing net, officials said. The juvenile crocodile strayed into Luna river from the Bhitarkanika r...

 2021-12-07 14:00 

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Gold rises Rs 58; silver gains Rs 175...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) Gold prices rose by Rs 58 to Rs 47,039 per 10 grams in the national capital on Tuesday in line with gains in the precious metal in global markets, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal settled at Rs...

 2021-12-07 13:58 

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Two more arrested in Prayagraj Dalit family murder case...

Prayagraj, Dec 7 (PTI) Two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of four members of a Dalit family in Gohri village of Prayagraj, police said on Tuesday. A 50-year-old man, his 45-year-old wife, and their two kids, a daughter, aged ...

 2021-12-07 13:57 

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Rupee rises 4 paise to end at 75.41 against US dollar...

Mumbai, Dec 7 (PTI) The rupee erased most of its initial gains but managed to settle marginally 4 paise higher at 75.41 (provisional) against the US dollar on Tuesday as heavy buying in domestic equities supported the local unit. Analysts said that uncert...

 2021-12-07 13:51 

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Theatre empowers me as an actor: Geetanjali Kulkarni...

By Komal Panchamatia Mumbai, Dec 7 (PTI) Actor Geetanjali Kulkarni, best known for starring in critically-acclaimed film Court and web series Gullak , Taj Mahal 1989 , is enjoying the creative space she has created for herself courtesy OTT platforms, wher...

 2021-12-07 12:43 

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India says disturbed over sentencing of Aung San Suu Kyi...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) India on Tuesday said it is "disturbed" by the recent verdicts relating to Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others, saying the rule of law and the democratic process must be upheld. Suu Kyi had been sentenced...

 2021-12-07 12:43 

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Father killed his toddler son after quarrel with wife...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) A 26-year-old man killed his three-months-old boy allegedly under the influence of alcohol following a quarrel with his wife, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place in outer Delhi's Bhalswa Dairy on the night of Decembe...

 2021-12-07 12:28 

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151 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha...

Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (PTI) Odisha registered 151 new coronavirus cases, 46 more than the previous day, taking the tally to 10,50,505 on Tuesday, a health department bulletin said. The COVID-19 death toll rose to 8,424 as one more person from Dhenkanal distr...

 2021-12-07 12:20 

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Govt responsible for deadlock in RS: Kharge...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) Holding the government responsible for the deadlock in the Rajya Sabha, opposition members on Tuesday said they will continue with their joint protests against the suspension of 12 MPs till the time it is revoked. Addressing reporte...

 2021-12-07 11:53 

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TigerGraph 2022 Industry Predictions...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with Business Wire India. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) New Delhi, Delhi, India Business Wire India1.Predictions attributed to Dr. Jay Yu, VP of Product...

 2021-12-07 11:12 

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Woman killed, daughter injured as bus hits scooty...

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 7 (PTI) Irate villagers damaged a bus after it hit a scooty and mowed down a woman and injured her daughter in Shahpur area of the district, police said. The bus driver has been arrested, they said. The incident occurred on Monday when ...

 2021-12-07 11:09 

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Rahul raises farmers' issue in LS, demands compensation...

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday demanded in the Lok Sabha that the next of kin of farmers who lost their lives during the agitation against farm laws be given compensation as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Making ...

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