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Delhi govt institutes new set of awards for sports, yoga teachers

August 15, 2022 6:58:23 pm

Teachers will be judged based on the results of their training in the last three years, with teachers and coaches from the sports branch being required to have achieved results in national and international competitions and those from schools in zona, inter-zonal, national and international competitions.

From serving in Navy to becoming a watchmaker, different shades of Bengaluru-based freedom fighter R Narayanappa

August 15, 2022 6:43:05 pm

Narayanappa’s family members believe he volunteered to fight the British to make the country independent and not to garner name and fame for himself.

Delhi L-G dedicates 16 parks renamed in honour of unsung heroes of freedom struggle

August 15, 2022 6:28:05 pm

At an event on Monday as part of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, Saxena unveiled a plaque of ‘Lala Hardayal Park’ at Jasola and symbolically dedicated the remaining parks located across the city, officials said.

Man arrested for ‘selling’ Chinese manjha in Outer Delhi

August 15, 2022 6:24:09 pm

Police said that in accordance with directions to take action against Chinese manjha sellers – sale of which is banned – patrols were being carried out.

Wondering what to do with National flags after I-Day? Contact the MCD

August 15, 2022 6:21:33 pm

The civic body illuminated main roads, markets, flyovers, roundabouts, and government buildings with the Tricolour.

Maharashtra: 75 war veterans from Apshinge ‘military village’ honoured

August 15, 2022 6:25:16 pm

Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha conferred ‘Shanmukha Shaurya Ratna’ award on Apshinge village. It also felicitated 25 widows of fallen heroes who were given Rs 2 lakh each and mementos.

Gurgaon: Four bouncers booked for assaulting Armyman, his two brothers after argument over playing song

August 15, 2022 6:17:50 pm

Police said two injured victims were taken to a private hospital for treatment and later discharged. According to police, the incident took place around midnight on Sunday.

In West Bengal, marine strandings of endangered horseshoe crabs are increasing

August 15, 2022 6:48:47 pm

A community-level network is trying to save the horseshoe crabs, an endangered species endemic to the West Bengal-Odisha border.

Maharashtra: Finance Minister Sitharaman’s visit to Pawar ‘bastion’ Baramati postponed till Sept

August 15, 2022 6:09:38 pm

The finance minister’s impending visit to Baramati, which happens to be the home town of NCP president Sharad Pawar and his family, has created a flutter within the political circles. The Baramati Lok Sabha seat is represented by Supriya Sule, daughter of Sharad Pawar.

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Ludhiana: I-Day bonanza for 3,600 sanitation workers as CM Mann hands over regularisation letters

August 15, 2022 6:08:49 pm

Bhagwant Mann says the AAP government has fulfilled its promise of regularising the services of all sanitation employees engaged by civic bodies.

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Block website selling ‘first copy’ of New Balance, Adidas, Louis Vuitton products at discount: Delhi HC

August 15, 2022 5:58:18 pm

The court said that New Balance has made out a prima facie case for grant of an injunction and the balance of convenience also lies in its favour.

Karnataka slow-pedalling on giving nod to MM Hills tiger reserve, political gains doubted

August 15, 2022 5:40:07 pm

Despite permission from National Tiger Conservation Authority, Karnataka has cited the presence of temple in MM Hills Wildlife Sanctuary as a barrier to making it a tiger reserve. Activists allege that politicians are eying several projects, including small hydel projects, inside the sanctuary.

Kerala: ‘Eyewitness’ blames CPM men for leader’s murder; party says they are now with RSS

August 15, 2022 4:59:34 pm

Having initially blamed 'anti-social elements' for the murder of K Shajahan, the CPM accused the BJP of starting false propaganda with the help of the media’.

Three held for robbing NBFC in Chennai, gold worth Rs 8.5 crore recovered

August 15, 2022 4:44:23 pm

According to the police, the robbery happened on Saturday when the burglars fled with 31.7 kg of gold, worth Rs 15 crore, after tying up the firm's employees.

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Gujarat: Vector-borne diseases rising, may go up further after monsoon, say health officials

August 15, 2022 4:37:04 pm

An AMC health official said on condition of anonymity that vector-borne diseases in Ahmedabad city are on the rise month wise but is lower than that reported in 2019.

Indigenous artillery gun salute, flag hoisting across continents: How the Indian armed forces observed the 76th I-Day

August 15, 2022 4:37:05 pm

In a first, an indigenously developed howitzer gun, ATAGS, became part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence Day ceremony at the Red Fort on Monday.

Chennai This Week: An exciting bunch of live music shows and generous doses of laughter

August 15, 2022 4:15:59 pm

Head to Phoenix Marketcity in Chennai to attend music concerts this weekend or to Chamiers Road to enjoy some indie tunes.

Punjab: Body of woman swept away by flash flood in Mohali district recovered, husband missing

August 15, 2022 3:57:24 pm

On Sunday evening, after heavy rain lashed the region, Sunita Rani along with her husband and four other family members were swept away by the strong current of the floodwater. Four of her family members were rescued while she and her husband went missing, villagers said.

For first time, tricolour hoisted at Bengaluru’s Idgah Maidan

August 15, 2022 4:06:11 pm

The Idgah Maidan at Chamarajpet has been embroiled in a controversy on account of competing claims for its ownership between the Wakf Board and civic authorities.

On I-Day, Adityanath says will continue to provide honest and sensitive govt

August 15, 2022 3:41:48 pm

During his speech on India’s 76th Independence Day after hoisting the national flag at Vidhan Bhawan, Adityanath said his government has already assured ‘kanoon ka raj’ (the rule of law) along with ‘pardarshi’ and ‘jawabdeh’ (transparent and answerable) government.

I-Day: Punjab CM promises to open more medical colleges, schools to prevent immigration of state’s youths

August 15, 2022 3:33:48 pm

AAP government opened 75 Aam Aadmi Clinics in Punjab set up on the lines of Delhi's ‘Mohalla Clinics’ to provide basic health care facilities to the common man free of cost.

Why a sweetmeat could land people in jail in pre-independent Kolkata

August 15, 2022 3:42:57 pm

From the 1920s to 1940s, many Kolkata eateries supported freedom fighters by providing them rooms for secret meetings (like Paramount and Swadhin Bharat Hotel) or sheltering freedom fighters like Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Surya Sen, Rash Behari Bose.

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For NCC cadets who met PM Modi, a ‘dream come true’

August 15, 2022 2:59:13 pm

Many of the NCC cadets made the most of their time in Delhi despite a busy schedule and visited many landmarks.

Death threat to Mukesh Ambani: Suspect detained in Mumbai’s Dahisar

August 15, 2022 7:03:05 pm

Multiple threat calls were received on Monday at the Reliance Foundation Hospital, following which the matter was reported to the DB Marg police station, officers said.

I-Day: Centre indulging in conspiracies to economically weaken states, says Telangana CM KCR

August 15, 2022 3:49:08 pm

Presenting a report card of his government, KCR spoke about the growth in Telangana's GDP and welfare schemes like Dalitha Bandhu, Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bheema.