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Central Vista Project Gets Supreme Court Go-Ahead In 2:1 Verdict

January 5, 2021
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The construction of the new parliament complex near Delhi's India Gate can go ahead, the Supreme Court said today in response to petitions that challenged the Central Vista project in terms of permissions and clearances. "We hold that there are no infirmities in clearances given, change in land use," a three-judge benc | Read more|

"No Plan To Enter Corporate Farming": Reliance Goes To Court On Vandalism

January 4, 2021
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Reliance Industries approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court today pleading that the government safeguard its assets and services in the two states against "miscreants" who had damaged several of its telecom towers some days ago. The installations were vandalised allegedly by farmers angry over the company's percei | Read more|

As Freezing Delhi Goes Under The Covers, Defiant Farmers Take Off Shirts

January 3, 2021
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The national capital today woke up to a heavy thunderstorm and rain, the cloud cover bringing down the temperature to around 8 degrees centigrade in the morning. Yet, the biting cold seems to have turned some farmers camped in makeshift conditions around the city's border only more defiant. Far from shivering and quive | Read more|

Sourav Ganguly In ICU After Sudden Illness

January 2, 2021
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly has been hospitalised in Kolkata after suddenly falling ill. The former India captain felt uneasy when he was at the gym, complaining of pain on his left arm, and was taken to Woodlands hospital in Kolkata. | Read more|

Mumbai Attack Mastermind Arrested In Pak Over Terror Financing: Report

January 2, 2021
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Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba commander, was arrested on Saturday in Pakistan on terror financing charges, an official said. Lakhvi, who was on bail since 2015 in the Mumbai attack case, was arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Pakistan. | Read more|

75-Year-Old Protesting Farmer Found Dead At Delhi-Ghaziabad Border

January 2, 2021
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A 75-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh was found dead today at a farmers' protest site on the Delhi-Ghaziabad border. While the police probing the case, those at the site say a note written by the dead man, Kashmir Singh Ladi, has been found in which he has expressed his frustration over the stalemate in talks with the g | Read more|

India's First "Mysterious" Monolith Spotted In Ahmedabad Park

January 1, 2021
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A "monolith", the likes of which have appeared and vanished in different parts of the world since November, has now emerged in a garden in Ahmedabad city, Gujarat. This is the first appearance of a monolith, a structure made of shiny steel sheets, in India. | Read more|

UP Class 10 Student Kills Classmate In School, Shooting Him Thrice

December 31, 2020
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An ordinary classroom fight over seats turned deadly in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district when one Class 10 student shot dead another, the police said on Thursday. According to the police, the two boys - both aged 14 - fought over seats in the class on Wednesday. | Read more|

Government Extends Deadline For FASTag Till February 15, 2021

December 31, 2020
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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH) has extended the deadline for the collection of toll charges on the National Highways using FASTag. The deadline was originally until January 1, 2021 which has now been extended to February 15, 2021. | Read more|

YouTuber Puts Brand New PlayStation 5 Through Shredder

December 31, 2020
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While many gamers are still waiting to get their hands on Sony's latest gaming console - the PlayStation 5 - one YouTuber apparently had no qualms putting his through an industrial shredder. A YouTube account by the name of Captain Crunch Experiments recently left people shocked and dismayed with a video that shows a P | Read more|

Centre Asks States To Consider Restrictions For New Year Celebrations

December 30, 2020
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A series of restrictions have been suggested by the Centre ahead of New Year to tone down celebrations in the backdrop of the Covid outbreak and the new super infectious strain that has reached India with people returning from the United Kingdom. As per news report of NDTV, the states have been asked to impose restrict | Read more|

100 UK Travellers Yet To Be Traced, Pune Civic Body's Appeal For Help

December 30, 2020
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As India steps up testing to contain the spread of a new mutant strain of coronavirus, first found in the United Kingdom in September, Pune's civic body has put out a video appeal to trace over 100 travellers who returned from the UK before December 22. The Pune Municipal Corporation has also asked the city police to h | Read more|