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Thursday, January 23, 2020
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January 23, 2020 10:19:49 am

The oval sealing that bears images of the queen and a conch, accompanied with some inscriptions in Brahmi letters, was found on top of a mega wall, now believed to be a part of a palace structure located in the capital city of the Vakataka dynasty.

Ahead of manned flight, ISRO plans a December launch: ‘Half-humanoid’ Vyommitra will go to space
January 23, 2020 8:42:39 am

Introducing itself to the audience, Vyommitra (vyoma-space, mitra-friend) said: “Hello everyone. I am Vyommitra, the prototype of the half-humanoid, made for the first unmanned Gaganyaan mission.”

January 23, 2020 10:54:37 am

Pathalgadis reject the law of the land as well as government rights over their forests and rivers. As part of the movement, Pathalgadis erect a stone plaque or signboard outside the village, declaring it sovereign territory and prohibiting entry of outsiders.

Muzaffarnagar: FIR shows arrests on spot but weapons seized 18 hrs later, 500 metres from thana
January 23, 2020 12:20:56 pm

Despite the case being related to rioting and alleged damage of public property by the accused, the police did not seize any weapons from any of the identified accused on the day the incident took place.

January 23, 2020 4:29:37 am

The Congress, however, has maintained that its leaders do not visit temples for politics and public display.

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January 23, 2020 7:07:43 am

Rejecting claims that Muslims will be “banished” via the NPR, he told the crowd: “Shouldn’t there be a register for the population of the country? I am asking you. But they say you are making a National Population Register and then you will bring NRC and banish all Muslims from India.”

January 23, 2020 4:12:58 am

“I don’t think anything is irreversible,” CJI Bobde said as senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for a petitioner, sought interim directions, saying states had already started the process under the impugned legislation and rules, and that the process would be irreversible.

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January 23, 2020 6:56:06 am

When The Indian Express started reaching out to officials for comments on the claims of the residents, the drivers too started receiving calls from Army personnel, enquiring who among them had spoken to the media.

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January 23, 2020 3:39:54 am

Bezos and Crown Prince Mohammed, the report said, exchanged phone numbers at a dinner in Los Angeles in April 2018. The crown prince initiated a messaging conversation with Bezos that same day over WhatsApp.

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January 22, 2020 4:35:01 am

On Tuesday, ASJ Lau directed Azad to provide the schedule of his visit to the DCP concerned, and mark his attendance before him wherever he intends to visit Delhi for medical treatment or for the purpose of elections.

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January 22, 2020 8:09:07 am

Thirteen people are in judicial custody for the Firozabad anti-CAA violence, facing charges such as attempt to murder, dacoity and damaging public and private property, rioting and criminal intimidation.

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January 22, 2020 4:21:54 am

Amit Shah also told the gathering that a sky-high Ram Temple will come up in Ayodhya in the next three months.

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January 22, 2020 6:53:38 am

Thampi, according to ED, is an associate of Vadra and helped him invest in real estate assets in London — he runs Skylight FZE in Dubai which shares its name with a company owned by Vadra in India.

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January 22, 2020 7:06:59 am

The women staffer, who had withdrawn from the proceedings of the inquiry committee on the ground that she was not allowed legal representation, had expressed disappointment over the findings.

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January 22, 2020 11:23:29 am

Mukhtar Naqvi interacted with almost a dozen delegations after addressing an audience of about 350 people at the Block Development Office in Harwan, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

January 22, 2020 3:26:11 am

According to police in Nepal, the two families were part of a group of 15 from Kerala who had stopped over at Daman while travelling from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

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January 22, 2020 4:02:33 am

On Monday, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone had moved the court seeking permission to “work out feasible terms mutually with DoT” to ensure they remained a “going concern”.

Dharavi redevelopment, govt green-lights MHADA plan, mumbai news, maharashtra news, indian express news
January 21, 2020 6:15:25 am

According to information, the Dharavi Redevelopment Project Authority (DRPA), on January 16, sanctioned MHADA’s plans for construction in sector five of the slum.

IMF lowers India growth to 4.8%, calls it a drag on world economy too
January 22, 2020 3:08:03 pm

For the current calendar year 2020, India saw a sharp 1.2 percentage point cut in its growth forecast to 5.8 per cent, the biggest downward revision for any emerging market, which pulled down global growth forecast.

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January 21, 2020 11:01:43 am

C C Thampi is said to be a close aide of Vadra and is alleged to have helped him invest in real estate assets in London.