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Writers make a point with silent march to Sahitya Akademi building

October 24, 2015 2:08 am

Writers from different languages converged for the silent march carrying huge banners from Sri Ram Centre at Safdar Hashmi Marg to the Sahitya Akademi building in Delhi.

‘Secular and democratic space in the country has been shrinking since NDA govt came to power’

October 15, 2015 5:34 am

Small though the protest was, the participation of high-profile names gave it added voice.

Rioters take over Writers

March 05, 2009 3:01 am

A day-long high drama today ensued at the Writers’ Buildings,the seat of the West Bengal government,when as many as six workers’ unions gave a call to strike work while the CPM-backed union tore down their posters in a bid to counter the strike call.

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Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie dies at 79

December 1, 2022 9:01:53 am

Christine McVie passed away at a hospital following a short illness, her family said in a statement posted on the singer's Facebook page.

Haryana tweaks bond policy; students refuse to relent

December 1, 2022 9:00:42 am

Student leader from Rohtak’s PGIMS, Priya Kaushik said: “We have taken mandate from all medical colleges. The students have refused to accept government's proposal. We will continue our agitation

Vicky Kaushal intervenes after paps call Shehnaaz Gill ‘Punjab ki Katrina Kaif’, she thanks him profusely with a hug. Watch

December 1, 2022 9:00:16 am

Vicky Kaushal visited Shehnaaz Gill on the sets of her show, Desi Vibes with Shehnaaz Gill to promote his upcoming film Govinda Naam Mera.

Delhi HC declares ITC’s Bukhara restaurant as a ‘well-known trademark’

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:58:59 am

The HC declared "Bukhara" as a "well-known trademark" noting the "Indian legal position" and the "enormous fame and goodwill" enjoyed by the restaurant evidenced from the documents placed on record.

Argentina breathe easy, reach knock-outs despite Messi’s missed penalty

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:58:28 am

A tragic haze descended over the 974 stadium when he failed to convert the penalty, scuffing it feebly to the diving hands of Wojciech Szczesny. The latter would have felt a sense of poetic justice because the offence for the spot kick was soft, to put it softly.

Arun Singhal: ‘India will keep importing fertilizers from Russia as long as possible’

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:53:34 am

Today, we have only one operational [nano urea] plant, which manufactures 5 crore bottles a year. By April 2023, we will have three plants and they will have a capacity of 17 crore bottles per year, said Arun Singhal.

All-woman bench today, third time in SC history; to hear transfer pleas, bail matters

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:53:17 am

Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud on Wednesday set up the bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Bela M Trivedi.

On a dramatic World Cup night, Argentina and Poland qualify for Round of 16 as Mexico’s valiant attempt goes in vain

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:52:02 am

Argentina top group with 2-0 win over Poland; Mexico best Saudi Arabia 2-1 but ousted because of inferior goal difference

Rapido rider in Bengaluru gangrape has arrest history

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:51:42 am

The rider's criminal record raises questions over the company's verification process.

AAP’s Vijay Nair got Rs 100-crore kickbacks on behalf of party leaders: ED to court

Updated: December 1, 2022 8:51:04 am

The ED said the money came “from a group, called South group, controlled by Sarath Reddy, K Kavitha, Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy”. It did not identify K Kavitha.

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