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October 9, 2017 6:04 pm

Indian mining giant Adani has suffered huge setbacks in the form of country-wide protests in Australia against its massive coal mine and railway project in Queensland.

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October 9, 2017 2:12 pm

On February 27, 2002, Sabarmati Express arrived at Godhra station in Gujarat. A coach of the train--Coach S6--was set ablaze and 59 passengers travelling in that coach were charred to death. The victims included 27 women and 10 children. Injuries were suffered by another 48 passengers in the train.

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October 6, 2017 7:23 pm

Vengara constituency in Malappuram district of Kerala, is considered a stronghold of the IUML and has a Muslim-majority population of over 48,000 people. IUML's prime contender will be the CPM candidate, while the BJP might finish a distant third.

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October 6, 2017 3:51 pm

According to information available on the website of Rosoboronexport, the helicopter is fitted with a heavily armoured cockpit and a self-defense system against heat-seeking missiles. It can carry arms like unguided rockets, cannons, and small arms.

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October 6, 2017 2:58 pm

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) paid a tribute to the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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October 3, 2017 4:29 pm

Taj Mahal controversy: What did the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department do that has created such a storm over one of the world's wonders?

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October 3, 2017 12:22 pm

Nagpur Metro Rail project: The first trial run was conducted on a 5.6 km section between Mihan area and Khapri station on Saturday.

October 2, 2017 4:46 pm

All you need to know about Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

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September 26, 2017 11:08 am

Under the scheme, the power connection will be provided free of cost to all poor families. PM Modi said the situation has now changed and that the nation is moving from a scenario of power shortage to surplus.

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September 25, 2017 2:59 pm

The varsity has advanced the date of Durga Puja holidays by three days from Sep 28 to Sep 25 due to the prevailing security situation. The University will remain closed till October 2.

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September 21, 2017 4:42 pm

The Cold Start doctrine envisages swift deployment of troops on the western border within days if a situation of a full blown war arises. The operation would be carried out by a unified battle group involving various branches of India's military.

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September 19, 2017 12:48 am

Naroda Gam riot case: Maya Kodnani is accused of leading and instigating a mob in Naroda Patiya and Naroda Gam to exact revenge for the deaths of kar sevaks killed in the Godhra train carnage. 

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September 16, 2017 7:41 pm

The Sardar Sarovar dam is the highest dam ever built in India. The height of the dam was recently raised to 138.68 metres, enabling a usable storage of 4.73 million acre feet.

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September 15, 2017 9:16 am

The Engineer's Day is celebrated to appreciate the contributions of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya who was born on September 15

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September 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Known to be emblematic of the Architectural beauty of Ahmedabad, the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque is a symbol of a time when Gujarat dwelled and prospered under Muslim rule. 

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September 7, 2017 4:55 pm

Approximately 2,40,000 Indians were living undocumented in the US in 2011, which makes them among the top ten groups by nationality for DACA eligibility.

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August 31, 2017 6:11 pm

On Thursday, a Gaya district court pronounced Rocky Yadav and three others guilty in the high-profile Aditya Sachdeva murder case. The quantum of sentence will be announced on September 6.

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August 31, 2017 3:00 pm

IRNSS-1H series satellite: The 1,425 kg-heavy satellite will join the NavIC constellation and will provide navigation services for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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August 26, 2017 12:01 pm

Hurricane Harvey is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 15 to 30 inches and isolated maximum amounts of 40 inches over the middle and upper Texas coast through next Wednesday.

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August 23, 2017 2:05 pm

The case of Mohd. Ahmad Khan vs. Shah Bano Begum & Ors. also called the Shah Bano case is seen as one of the milestones in Muslim women’s fight for rights in India and the battle against the set Muslim personal law. It laid the ground for thousands of women to make legitimate claims which they were not allowed before.

August 22, 2017 4:52 pm

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a split verdict ruled that the practice of instant triple talaq in the Muslim community is unconstitutional. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, set aside the practice by a majority of 3:2.

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August 21, 2017 6:41 pm

Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines are used during election process to verify that the vote polled by a voter goes to the correct candidate. VVPATs are a second line of verification particularly and are particularly useful in the time when allegations around Electronic Voting Machines' tampering crop up.

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August 17, 2017 5:49 pm

The Union Cabinet approved the new Metro Rail Policy on Wednesday that focused on giving clarity on development of projects, collaborations, participation, standardising norms, financing and creating a procurement mechanism so that the projects can be implemented effectively. 

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August 17, 2017 10:55 am

The Hizbul Mujahideen, also known as the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen or just HM, was formed in 1989. It is one of the largest and oldest militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir. The group is headed by Mohammad Yusuf Shah, who goes by the alias Syed Salahuddin.

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August 17, 2017 9:48 am

The administrators of the verified Facebook page Baleia Rosa (Pink Whale in portuguese) describe the project’s aim. “In order to prove that the internet can be used to viralize the good, the Pink Whale was born. We are not a self help group! We just believe that we are all capable of promoting love and good!” the page reads.

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August 16, 2017 3:36 pm

The wall being built by Israel, to keep Hamas militants from Gaza out, will run along the entire 60-kilometre border in Israeli territory and will stretch across several metres above and below the ground. The project is expected to take two years to complete.

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August 17, 2017 9:04 am

Pangon lake or Pangong Tso, a 135-km long lake, located in the Himalayas at the height of approximately 4,350 m, stretches out from India to China. There has been constant strife between the two countries over the region as both assert territorial possession.

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August 16, 2017 10:12 am

Charlottesville incident: Two hours after nationalist protesters and counter-demonstrators attacked each other, violently throwing punches, hurling water bottles and pepper sprays, a car rammed into protesters killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring at least 19 others.

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August 12, 2017 4:39 pm

Everything you need to know about encephalitis, among a range of reasons for the death of 60 children in Gorakhpur.

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August 10, 2017 6:31 pm

Europe has been struck with one of the largest food contamination crisis in recent years that has seen millions of eggs taken off the shelves in affected countries which include Germany, UK, France, Sweden, Switzerland and more. The health scare and a slew of allegations have resulted into what is now being called the Dutch Egg Scandal.

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August 4, 2017 9:53 am

Commemorating Parvati's devotion and love for her consort, many married women began fasting for the well-being of their husband and children on the day of Varalakshmi Vrata. They begin the day by waking up early and take part in fasting.

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October 21, 2017 8:39 am

Blue Whale Challenge Game: It must be noted, however, that there still is no confirmation of the existence of the game, and suicides linked to it are from personal accounts of families/friends of those deceased

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July 31, 2017 10:46 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated the Rs 15 crore memorial and also unveiled the statue of Kalam playing the musical instrument 'veena' at Peikarambu in Rameswaram. The former president was adept at playing the musical instrument. 

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July 26, 2017 11:52 am

While PM Narendra Modi hailed the bravery of the armed forces and said Kargil Vijay Diwas reminds us of India's military prowess, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley paid tributes to martyrs at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi on Wednesday. 

July 26, 2017 9:44 am

The beautiful sun-kissed islands are in the throes of political turmoil again, with troops surrounding Parliament on the orders of President Abdulla Yameen. Once again, the world is watching the situation develop in South Asia’s tiniest state, with a population of 400,000 people

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July 25, 2017 1:59 pm

But have you ever wondered what is the salary that the President of India commands? What are the perks that he enjoys? Here's his salary and a list of all the benefits that he gets while in office and thereafter.