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 2023-01-29 06:50 

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India records 109 new Covid-19 infections, tally of active cases now 1,842...

India has recorded a single-day rise of 109 new COVID-19 infections and its count of active cases now stands at 1,842, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.The tally of Covid infections in the country has reached 4.46 crore (4,46,82,6...

 2023-01-29 06:45 

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Light rain likely in Delhi, minimum temperature recorded at 6.4 deg C...

The minimum temperature in the national capital settled at 6.4 degrees Celsius on Sunday, three notches below the average for the season, with the India Meteorological Department predicting light rain and thundershowers during the day.At 8.30 am, the rela...

 2023-01-29 06:43 

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Rahul Gandhi resumes final lap of 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' from Srinagar...

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi resumed his 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' from Srinagar's Panthachowk on Sunday, as the foot march entered its last day.Gandhi, along with his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, began the yatra at 1...

 2023-01-29 06:35 

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Road transport, highways sector has max number of delayed projects: Govt...

The road transport and highways sector has the maximum number of delayed projects at 428, followed by railways at 117 and the petroleum industry at 88, showed a government report.In the road transport and highways sector, 428 out of 724 projects are delay...

 2023-01-29 06:30 

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WhatsApp working on message reactions within community announcement group...

The ability to react to messages within the community announcement group is currently under development and it is expected to be released in a future update of the iOS application...

 2023-01-29 06:28 

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Lamborghini looking to cross century mark in sales in India this year...

Italian automaker Automobili Lamborghini is looking to cross the century mark in sales in the Indian market this year on the back of a record showing in 2022, according to the company's country head Sharad Agarwal.The company, which sells a range of s...

 2023-01-29 06:21 

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Mike Pompeo slams Ashraf Ghani in his book, calls him a total fraud'...

Ashraf Ghani, the former Afghanistan President who fled the country when the Taliban grabbed power in Kabul, was a total fraud solely focused on his own desire to stay in power and a big hurdle in any peace talks, former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ...

 2023-01-29 06:17 

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US investigates self-driving claims made by Elon Musk for Tesla: Report...

Musk in November last year said the Tesla FSD beta is available to anyone in North America...

 2023-01-29 06:15 

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Twitter removes option to send direct message on Android, iOS: Report...

It is difficult to figure out whether this was done on purpose by the platform given the way the service is now run...

 2023-01-29 06:12 

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Ramping up Chennai plant to reduce waiting period, says BMW group president...

Indian market is probably at its take-off point, says Vikram Pawah...

 2023-01-29 05:49 

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Ready to face early polls if BJP-led Centre dissolves Lok Sabha: BRS leader...

Alleging that the NDA government at the Centre shows step-motherly treatment towards Telangana, ruling BRS leader K T Rama Rao claimed his party is ready for early elections to the Parliament and the state assembly if the BJP dissolves the Lok Sabha, show...

 2023-01-29 05:44 

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India-US relationship not as strong as it needs to be: Congressman Thanedar...

The relationship between India and the US has not been as strong as it needs to be, Indian-American Congressman Shri Thanedar has said, vowing that he will work to strengthen economic ties that benefit both countries and help enhance cooperation between t...

 2023-01-29 05:37 

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2024 H-1B visas for skilled professionals to open from March 1: US...

All prospective H-1B cap-subject petitioners are required to use a myUSCIS online account to register each beneficiary electronically for the selection process...

 2023-01-29 05:32 

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Rahul Gandhi walks 3,000 km to challenge PM Modi in 2024 LS election...

By stopping in smallest, most remote of villages, Gandhi has sold himself as one among the masses, and capable of counteracting BJP's efforts to push Hindu majoritarian views in a secular nation...

 2023-01-29 05:00 

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UP issues guidelines for 'no cheating' in exams; bans mobiles, calculators...

Uttar Pradesh's Board of Secondary Education has issued a list of guidelines, which include barring invigilators from using mobiles, calculators or any other e-devices, to ensure there is no cheating in the state board exams next month.Fifty per cent ...

 2023-01-29 04:56 

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Gujarat junior clerk exam cancelled after question paper leak; 1 detained...

The Gujarat government's competitive examination for the recruitment of junior clerks was cancelled hours before it was scheduled on Sunday over its question paper leak and police detained a suspect in this connection, the state panchayat exam board s...

 2023-01-29 04:52 

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Joshimath subsidence: Declare Himalayas eco-sensitive zone, demand experts...

Unplanned and uncontrolled construction in the name of development in Uttarakhand has brought Joshimath on the brink of sinking, experts said here, demanding that the Himalayas be declared an eco-sensitive zone.In a resolution passed at a roundtable organ...

 2023-01-29 04:42 

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LIVE: PM Modi to address this year's first 'Mann Ki Baat' radio broadcast...

Catch all the latest news and updates from around the world here...

 2023-01-29 04:35 

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Donald Trump opens 2024 run, says he's 'more committed' than ever...

Former President Donald Trump kicked off his 2024 White House bid with a stop Saturday in New Hampshire before heading to South Carolina, appearances in early-voting states marking the first campaign events since announcing his latest run more than two mo...

 2023-01-29 04:11 

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Despite ammo against govt, divided Oppn may fritter away Budget session...

Congress is undeterred and is attacking the government with renewed energy after the successful Bharat Jodo Yatra which has put its leader Rahul Gandhi first among the opposition...

 2023-01-29 04:06 

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Ladakh: Sonam Wangchuk says he's under house arrest, police deny charge...

Engineer and innovator Sonam Wangchuk claims he has been placed under house arrest at his institute here, a charge denied by police which says he was only prevented from observing a five-day fast at the top of Khardung La.The education reformist, who insp...

 2023-01-29 04:01 

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PM to address 2023's first monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' today...

In his last Mann Ki Baat of 2022, PM Modi said the country had become the world's fifth-largest economy in 2022...

 2023-01-29 03:45 

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You are bound to follow collegium decision: former SC judge to Rijiju...

This comes after Kiren Rijiju criticized the SC's collegium system of seeking RAW and IB inputs on the appointment of judges in the High Courts...

 2023-01-29 03:40 

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Iran reports drone attack on defence facility in central city Isfahan...

Drones attacked an Iranian defence factory in the central city of Isfahan overnight, the state-run IRNA news agency reported early Sunday.It carried a Defence Ministry statement, saying the attack occurred late Saturday and caused minor damage to a roofto...

 2023-01-29 03:36 

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Former NATO general Petr Pavel becomes new President of Czech Republic...

A former military general, Pavel got more than 58% of the vote, according to the Czech Statistics Office...

 2023-01-29 02:44 

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Some people purposely spread wrong info about China issue for politics: EAM...

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said some people deliberately spread wrong news about the China issue knowing it is not true for politics and by talking about some land, which was taken by China in 1962, they give the impression this ha...

 2023-01-29 02:39 

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Akhilesh Yadav shown black flags during Maa Pitambra 108 Mahayagya in UP...

"I respect all religions. But if in the name of religion, a community or caste is humiliated, then it is objectionable," Yadav said...

 2023-01-29 02:37 

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Iran vows legal pursuit of Trump, Pompeo for Soleimani's assassination...

On January 3, 2020, the US military, at the order of Trump, assassinated Soleimani and the deputy commander of Iraq's paramilitary...

 2023-01-29 02:26 

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Groundwater charges set to be levied on non-exempted users in Punjab...

Charges for extracting ground water in Punjab will be levied on all non-exempted users, including the industry, starting next month, with the state water regulation and development authority notifying directions in this regard.The new directions, however,...

 2023-01-29 02:21 

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Tripura polls: BJP releases list of star campaigners including PM Modi...

BJP announced its 54 candidates for the Tripura Assembly election on Saturday. Voting for 60 assembly seats is to be held on February 16...

 2023-01-29 02:16 

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Ayodhya seer announces bounty on SP leader for Ramcharitmanas remark...

Standing firmly by his reservation over some verses of Tulsidas' Ramcharitmanas, SP leader Maurya took on mahants for announcing a bounty on his head...

 2023-01-29 01:55 

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UP CM asks ministers to visit districts under charge at regular intervals...

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath held a meeting with his cabinet colleagues here on Saturday and said the ministers should visit the districts under their charge at regular intervals, according to an official statement.Agriculture Minister Sur...

 2023-01-29 01:49 

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Will always fight for women empowerment: CM Dhami on 30% reservation bill...

Earlier in Nov, the SC, in an interim order, stayed the Uttarakhand HC order which had put on hold the government's decision to provide 30% reservation to women domiciled in State civil services...

 2023-01-29 01:43 

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3 killed, 4 injured in second mass shooting in a week in Los Angeles...

Three people were killed inside a vehicle on the street and four were wounded outside in an upscale neighbourhood near Beverly Hills...

 2023-01-29 01:31 

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IWT a technical matter, commissioners of both countries will talk: EAM...

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) is a technical matter and Indus commissioners of both countries will talk to each other on this issue.Asked about India's standpoint on current developments in Pakist...

 2023-01-29 01:21 

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BJD to raise free rice scheme issue in Parliament's Budget session...

He demanded that the scheme should be immediately restarted as its stopping will adversely affect the food security of crores of poor people not only in Odisha but also across India...

 2023-01-29 01:17 

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NATO membership process hasn't stopped, says Finnish, Swedish FMs...

The foreign ministers of Sweden and Finland reiterated in separate interviews published Saturday that the process for the two Nordic nations to join NATO is continuing despite Turkey's president saying Sweden shouldn't expect his country to approv...

 2023-01-28 18:41 

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Goa Oppn parties seek CM Sawant's resignation over Amit Shah's statement...

Opposition parties in Goa on Saturday sought the resignation of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant over the statement of Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the Mahadayi river water dispute between Karnataka and the coastal state had been resolved.The two states...

 2023-01-28 18:37 

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AAP govt's project to transform 1,400-km Delhi roads to kick off from Apr 1...

Repairing broken pavements, central verges and manholes, resurfacing roads and sprinkling of water on them on a daily basis -- these are some of initiatives that will be undertaken as part of the Delhi government's mega project to transform the city r...

 2023-01-28 18:30 

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AAP holds 'padyatras' in Delhi against BJP for delaying MCD mayor polls...

The Aam Aadmi Party held ''padayatras'' in all the 70 assembly constituencies of Delhi on Saturday to protest against the BJP for allegedly indulging in "hooliganism"; and conspiring to stop the MCD mayor election twice.AAP MLA and ...

 2023-01-28 18:26 

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BJP releases list of 54 candidates for Tripura Assembly elections on Feb 16...

The BJP on Saturday announced the names of its 54 candidates for the February 16 Tripura Assembly polls, fielding Chief Minister Manik Saha from Town Bordowali and Union minister Pratima Bhoumik from Dhanpur again.Party leaders Anil Baluni and Sambit Patr...

 2023-01-28 17:53 

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Police say at least three dead, four hurt in latest California shooting...

At least three people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting in California area early Saturday morning.Sgt. Frank Preciado of the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the shooting happened just after 2:30 am in Beverly Crest, an upscale...

 2023-01-28 17:45 

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ISL 2023: Bengaluru FC storm into top 6 with 3-1 win against Chennaiyin FC...

Chennaiyin FC came out for the second half with three personnel changes, a change in formation, and a lot more intent...

 2023-01-28 17:40 

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TISS issues another warning to students against BBC documentary screening...

However, the TISS Student union leader Pratik Permey said that the association has not planned any screening of the said documentary...

 2023-01-28 17:28 

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ILT20: Dhoni advised me to stay calm, believe in myself, says Zadran...

Zadran said the MI Emirates have learnt their lesson from that loss and are thirsting for revenge in the return fixture...

 2023-01-28 17:19 

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Answer on LIC, SBI's exposure to Adani stocks: K T Rama Rao to NDA Centre...

The ruling BRS in Telangana on Saturday said the NDA government at the Centre needs to answer serious questions on LIC and SBI's large exposure to Adani Group stocks.Who "pushed" LIC and SBI to such a large exposure, the BRS claimed."There...

 2023-01-28 17:16 

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Hockey WC: Belgium, Germany have unfinished business to settle in final...

The two teams are evenly matched; the greater experience of Belgium players gives them a slight edge...

 2023-01-28 17:09 

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Centre should reduce import duty on cut and polished diamonds: GJEPC...

Whereas to protect the domestic jewellery market, it has suggested that the basic customs duty on gold/silver/platinum jewellery should be increased from 20% to 25%...

 2023-01-28 16:47 

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Fast-track talks underway in Ukraine for long-range missiles, planes...

Ukraine and its Western allies are engaged in fast-track talks on the possibility of equipping the invaded country with long-range missiles and military aircraft, a top Ukrainian presidential aide said on Saturday.Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainia...

 2023-01-28 16:42 

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Through startups, Indian youth wants to become job creators: G Kishan Reddy...

G Kishan Reddy also spoke about the various initiatives taken by the Government in fostering a vibrant innovation and start-up ecosystem...

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