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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 says India has not responded to queries on Kulbhushan Jadhav
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.

Delhi pollution: Scheme to support ways to manage crop residue, but Budget smokey on allocation
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.