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January 19, 2018 9:01 pm

AAP office of profit case: The row over the appointment of 21 AAP MLAs as parliamentary secretaries began in 2016 when the then President Pranab Mukherjee refused to sign a bill passed by the Delhi Assembly to exempt the post from the purview of the office of profit.

January 17, 2018 11:10 pm

The centre aims to provide technology and assistance to "the innovative and imaginative minds in their entrepreneurial journey."

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January 17, 2018 12:23 pm

The Association of South East Asian Nations was established on August 8, 1968 with the aim to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region.

ISRO satellite launch
January 12, 2018 10:05 am

ISRO's 100th satellite launch: With countdown for lift-off already underway, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) is the space agency's first launch of 2018.

What is TeamIndus?
January 10, 2018 4:04 pm

As part of the Google Lunar XPrize competition, TeamIndus has been creating a low-cost spacecraft to land on the moon's surface.

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January 7, 2018 9:24 pm

Worldwide, about 40 to 50 ‘bomb cyclones’ brew each year, but most are over open ocean and nobody but weather geeks notice.

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January 3, 2018 4:09 pm

The Battle of Koregaon was, in essence, a clash over territory between the British and the Maratha ruler, Peshwa Baji Rao II. However, it held much significance for the Dalits, who consider it a moment of their victory over Peshwa authority.

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January 2, 2018 2:51 pm

Being the world's largest airborne astronomical observatory, the telescope has the ability to provide three times better image quality.

Pakistan raises Kulbhushan Jadhav's case in UNSC debate on Afghanistan
December 25, 2017 2:53 pm

Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death row by Pakistan's military court on the charges of espionage. The execution, was, however, put on hold after India appealed to the World Court in May. 

What is the Adarsh scam? 
December 22, 2017 4:06 pm

Adash Housing Society was built in Colaba in South Mumbai for 1999 Kargil war heroes and war widows.

The CPCB said it did air quality monitoring during Dussehra and Diwali in Delhi which revealed a “slight increase” in PM10
December 20, 2017 10:41 am

Anti-smog gun is a device that sprays atomised water into the atmosphere to reduce air pollution.

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December 15, 2017 3:12 pm

"No usage which is found to be pernicious and considered to be in derogation of the law of the land or opposed to public policy or social decency can be accepted or upheld by Courts in the country."

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December 14, 2017 10:14 am

Touted to be the most capable weapon in Navy's hold, the submarine has an overall length of 67.5 metres and a height of about 12.3 metres. 

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December 15, 2017 11:03 am

The extended deadline covers linking Aadhaar with your PAN card, mobile, providing Aadhaar to your bank, linking it with your insurance policy, your mutual funds, shares, post office schemes, and brokerage firms among others.

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December 13, 2017 4:39 pm

Here's everything you need to know about the 11th edition of the ministerial conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organisation held in Buenos Aires in Argentina.

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December 13, 2017 12:51 pm

Rajasthan Prison Rules define open jail as, "Prisons without walls, bars and locks." The jail does not confine them completely but requires them to earn their living to support their families, living with them inside the jail.

What is the Katas Raj Temple case
December 13, 2017 12:21 pm

The court took cognizance of media reports, which stated that the pond in the temple complex was drying up as surrounding cement factories draw water through its borewells.

December 11, 2017 4:30 pm

One one hand, the authorities are working to ensure only legal Indian citizens are enrolled in the NRC and not even a single illegal immigrant is listed, citizens are also reportedly having a difficult time proving their legal citizenship status.

December 7, 2017 1:04 pm

The purpose of observing the day is also about appreciating that admiration of our martyrs should not let us forget that it is our collective duty to care for their loved ones left behind.

December 1, 2017 11:58 pm

Experts believe that North Korea's description of a 'super-large heavy' warhead could possibly stir a debate on whether Pyongyang plans another nuclear test to demonstrate it has such a weapon.

November 24, 2017 2:46 pm

The Supreme Court of Paksitan called the Katas Raj a national heritage and said, "This temple is not just a place of cultural significance for the Hindu community, but also a part of our national heritage.”

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November 24, 2017 4:01 pm

Contrary to the meaning attached with the term 'black', retailers viewed it as their most profitable day and, therefore, decided to retain the name but in a positive light.

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November 22, 2017 4:21 pm

Simply put, ‘in-camera’ proceeding is a proceeding carried out in private, in the absence of the public and the press.

Padmavati songs banned in MP school
November 20, 2017 5:24 pm

In light of increasing protests across the country against the release of Padmavati, the film has been indefinitely delayed. Here's what the controversy is all about

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November 14, 2017 3:18 pm

It was Frederick Banting who discovered insulin in 1922, therefore, November 14 is the date when the world acknowledges the work of Banting by spreading awareness on his birthday.

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November 11, 2017 4:37 pm

Veterans day is a celebration to honour America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

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November 10, 2017 9:31 am

The commercial service of new train will begin on November 16. It is a weekly train that will depart from Kolkata every Thurday at 7:10 am and arrive in Khulna at 12:30 pm.

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November 8, 2017 11:54 am

'Nirbhay', a two-stage missile, is 6-metre long, 0.52 metre wide and with a wingspan of 2.7 metre. It can carry the designated warhead at a speed of 0.6 -0.7 Mach. Its launch weight is about 1500 kg. 

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November 7, 2017 6:16 pm

The M4 Carbine rifle is a more compact and lightweight variant of M16A2 assault rifle of the 5.56X45 NATO caliber class. A carbine is essentially a long gun that has a shorter barrel than a rifle or musket.

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November 4, 2017 10:45 am

With the Praja Sankalpam padyatra, the YSR Congress will strive to reach over 20,000 party workers and as many as 10,000 habitats, impacting almost two crore people in the state.

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November 1, 2017 7:48 pm

The Haramain Express will achieve speeds of more than 300 km/h (190 mph) cutting travel time between the two cities to as low as 90 minutes.

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November 1, 2017 9:17 am

Veganism is practised both as a diet (to abstain from all food items using animal products) as well as a philosophy (which rejects the commodity status of animals). One who practises either of the two is said to be a vegan.

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October 31, 2017 12:49 pm

The celebration of Ekta diwas was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. The event is observed each year to honour Vallabhbhai Patel, who is referred to as the man who united India.

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October 30, 2017 10:40 am

Supreme Court will take up a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A.

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October 28, 2017 12:23 am

Reflecting on the development, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called for calm and maintained that the rule of law would be restored in Catalonia, the epicentre of Spain's territorial crisis.

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October 26, 2017 12:29 pm

Bharatmala Project, which was given the nod by the Union Cabinet on October 25, is one of the biggest highway construction projects in India in history. The government plans to get the project rolling by December next year.