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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy launches special anti-dengue drive in Lawspet

More than 150 health workers have been engaged to visit houses to apprise the residents of various preventive measures to check mosquito breeding, according to the release.

India stiffens restrictions on trade with North Korea

"The direct or on direct or indirect supply, sale, transfer or export of specified items to North Korea is prohibited," said the Directorate General of Foreign Trade.

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Jharkhand girl 'starvation' death: UIDAI says she and her family had Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey termed the incident as "unfortunate". He asserted that this was not a case of denial of benefits because of Aadhaar, as the family had the 12-digit identifier since 2013.

Home Ministry asks states to be extra vigilant against terror threats during festival season

In a country-wide advisory, the ministry asked all states to deploy additional forces in crowded places such as markets, railway stations, bus terminals and religious places to foil attempts by terrorists to carry out attacks.

Need for revised definition of public transport: KPMG report

"Public transport is witnessing transformational changes across the world and India is no exception. For sustainable development, a transition to increased public transport is imperative," Chairman of Indian Railway Board and Arun M, said.

Jewellers welcome govt's decision to remove industry from PMLA

Under the PMLA, every reporting entity is required to maintain record of all transactions of value exceeding Rs 10 lakh, all cross border wire transfers of more than Rs 5 lakh and all purchase and sale of immovable property of Rs 50 lakh or more.

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Indians spent $112 million in buying property overseas

"The quantum of money sent through Liberated Remittances Scheme for acquisition of property has increased almost 59 times, from USD 1.9 million in 2005-06 to USD 111.9 million in 2016-17," said the report by Knight Frank India and the International Real Estate Expo

India's richie rich club has few women, Savitri Jindal at top

Savitri Jindal was followed by the Gupta family, which was ranked at the 40th place with a fortune of USD 3.45 billion in Forbes magazine's annual 'India Rich List 2017'.

Army commanders to discuss on Doklam face-off, India's security challenges

The sources said there will be in-depth discussions on the 73-day face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam and the current situation in the nearly 4,000-km-long border with China.

Case booked against Hindu outfit leader for provocative speech

An individual complaint had been filed by one K Aziz asking the police to register a case against Karanth for allegedly using "derisive" language against the police officer identifying him with a religion.

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March for Science: Scientists, professors demand higher budgetary allocation for research

Scientist at the rally also expressed their concern over the SVAROP (Scientific Validation and Research On ‘Panchgavya’), a program based on promoting the benefits of cow dung, cow urine and ghee for their 'medicinal properties'.

Kashmiris brave cold weather to cast vote in phase 3 of polling in J-K

The phase three polling began in Jammu and Kashmir amid high security. Polling is taking place in the Valley in the backdrop of recent militant attacks.

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Narendra Modi addresses the 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu, Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with other SAARC nations leaders at the inaugural session of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' on Gandhi Jayanti

Millions of schoolchildren, officials and other people picked up brooms and dustpans on Gandhi Jayanti to join a countrywide campaign to clean parks, public buildings and streets.

Delhi-Gurgaon toll plaza removed

It was a pleasant ride for the office goers in the national capital region.

Vasundhara Raje hits the road ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, her 11 ministers, their 19 secretaries, on the move for 11 days.

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Doctor by profession, traffic man by choice

8 years ago after he witnessed an ambulance ferrying a critical patient to a hospital got stuck in the middle of a traffic jam, Dr Krishna Yadav decided to be a traffic man.

Mass conversions are a matter of concern for all: Rajnath Singh

At a function organised by a Christian body, on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that mass conversions are a matter of concern and needs to be checked.

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The Accidental Prime Minister: Audience Review

The Accidental Prime Minister starring Anupam Kher is based on the book of the same name by Sanjaya Baru. The film chronicles the time when Manmohan Singh served as the Prime Minister. Here's what the audience had to say after watching it.

Beware of Tyre Killers!

Living in Noida? Beware of tyre Killers ahead because driving on the wrong side of the road can result in bursting of your tyres. Noida authority is installing tyre killers in Noida to discourage wrong-side driving.

Rajnath Singh: How can Naxals be called Gandhians with Guns?

At the Ramnath Goenka Awards 2019, Home Minister Rajnath Singh questioned the how Naxalites were being called Gandhians with guns. He asked if our security forces had no human rights.

Mumbai fire doused

Fire in building behind Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound was doused on Saturday morning. No casualties reported.

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‘The notion that your neighbour is your kin, regardless of faith, is a real thing in South India’

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.

26/11: Stories of Strength | Address by Hansraj Ahir, MOS Home

26/11: Stories of Strength | Address by Hansraj Ahir, MOS Home

'Left to me, I would make Mayawati PM now: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar at Idea Exchange

Chandrashekhar AzadBhim Army co-founder and chief talks about where his organisation fits into the politics of the country, his views on the Congress and the BJP.

ND Tiwari, the only politician to serve as CM of two states, dies

The nonagenarian collapsed at his residence on Thursday morning, according to his son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari.

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