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Three sailors killed, 11 injured in explosion on board INS Ranvir: What happened and a look back at other such incidents
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Three sailors killed, 11 injured in explosion on board INS Ranvir: What happened and a look back at other such incidents

A Board of Inquiry has been set up to ascertain the cause behind the blast that took place in an internal compartment of the destroyer ship docked in Mumbai

Tangail and Meghna formations: How Republic Day parade will honour the 1971 war
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Tangail and Meghna formations: How Republic Day parade will honour the 1971 war

The upcoming Republic Day parade will commemorate some glorious moments, including the Meghna operation and Tangail airdrop of the 1971 war between India and Pakistan. The historic events will be paid homage to through a flying formation by the Indian Air Force during the military flypast at the Republic Day celebration

Bengal Bedlam: After big battle of 2021, now BJP and TMC facing internal friction
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Bengal Bedlam: After big battle of 2021, now BJP and TMC facing internal friction

Interestingly, both parties are mocking each other about the internal squabbles. Babul Supriyo, former minister in the Narendra Modi government who recently switched to the TMC, said he left the BJP because of the 'dirty infighting'

Mamata Banerjee ‘hurt’ at Bengal tableau’s exclusion at Republic Day parade: How they are selected and past controversies over it
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Mamata Banerjee ‘hurt’ at Bengal tableau’s exclusion at Republic Day parade: How they are selected and past controversies over it

The West Bengal chief minister has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to reconsider the decision after the Centre excluded the tableau, which was set to highlight contributions of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Delhi bomb scare: Two unattended bags found in Trilokpuri, but police says nothing suspicious
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Delhi bomb scare: Two unattended bags found in Trilokpuri, but police says nothing suspicious

The bomb scare comes just days after an improvised explosive device (IED) stuffed with RDX was found inside an unattended bag at Delhi's Ghazipur flower market

Vijay Mallya faces eviction from luxury home in London due to verdict in loan default case
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Vijay Mallya faces eviction from luxury home in London due to verdict in loan default case

Mallya held a mortgage obtained from UBS on the multi-million-pound property, located along Cornwall Terrace in one of the most sought after areas of the British capital, minutes from Regent's Park and attractions such as Madame Tussaud's wax museum

Kashmir Press Club row: What happened, why journalists are up in arms, what administration said
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Kashmir Press Club row: What happened, why journalists are up in arms, what administration said

The Kashmir Press Club has been in news over the last few days after a group of journalists and newspaper owners took over the largest journalists’ body on 15 January in an apparent coup in the organisation.

No chief guest at Republic Day for two years in a row amid COVID surge, say sources
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No chief guest at Republic Day for two years in a row amid COVID surge, say sources

India had invited the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as 2022 Republic Day chief guests. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will instead host a virtual meet with the five leaders on 27 January

Supreme Court pulls up states for failing to disburse claims to COVID-19 victims' next of kin
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Supreme Court pulls up states for failing to disburse claims to COVID-19 victims' next of kin

The apex court asked the chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Bihar to explain why disbursals - Rs 50,000 ex gratia for COVID-19 death - have been so few in their states

India's third COVID wave likely to peak on 23 Jan, daily cases to stay below 4 lakh: IIT Kanpur scientist
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India's third COVID wave likely to peak on 23 Jan, daily cases to stay below 4 lakh: IIT Kanpur scientist

According to IIT Kanpur professor Manindra Agrawal, COVID-19 cases will peak in Maharashtra, Karnataka, UP, Gujarat, and Haryana this week, while states like Andhra Pradesh, Assam, and Tamil Nadu may peak next week

Two IndiGo planes avert mid-air collision over Bengaluru airport; DGCA orders probe
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Two IndiGo planes avert mid-air collision over Bengaluru airport; DGCA orders probe

The two planes — 6E455 (Bengaluru to Kolkata) and 6E246 (Bengaluru to Bhubaneswar) — were involved in a 'breach of separation' at Bengaluru airport

Karnataka CM Bommai hints at relaxing COVID-19 curbs, says decision likely on 21 Jan
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Karnataka CM Bommai hints at relaxing COVID-19 curbs, says decision likely on 21 Jan

Karnataka on Tuesday recorded 41,457 cases, in comparison to 27,156 cases recorded on Monday. Bommai said that while cases are rising, hospitalisations remain low

UP polls: Will contest elections after taking permission from people of Azamgarh, says Akhilesh Yadav
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UP polls: Will contest elections after taking permission from people of Azamgarh, says Akhilesh Yadav

Elections for the 403 Assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh will be held in seven phases starting 10 February

India extends international passenger flight ban till 28 Feb amid Omicron surge
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India extends international passenger flight ban till 28 Feb amid Omicron surge

Scheduled international flights have been suspended since 23 March, 2020. However, special passenger flights have been operating between India and approximately 40 countries since July 2020 under air bubble arrangements formed with them

Meet Laxmi Joshi, one of the pilots of the Vande Bharat Mission, who brought home stranded Indians during pandemic
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Meet Laxmi Joshi, one of the pilots of the Vande Bharat Mission, who brought home stranded Indians during pandemic

As part of the rescue mission, her first flight was to Shanghai in China and later she flew three rescue flights a month

Karnataka second PUC board exam 2022: Timetable out; test to be held from 16 April
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Karnataka second PUC board exam 2022: Timetable out; test to be held from 16 April

According to the official notice, all exams will be held in a single shift from 10:15 am to 1:30 pm and candidates will be given 15 minutes to reading their question papers

NEET UG Counselling 2021: MCC begins registrations process from today at mcc.nic.in
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NEET UG Counselling 2021: MCC begins registrations process from today at mcc.nic.in

Interested candidates should note that the Committee will conduct the NEET UG Counselling 2021 in 4 rounds.

APPSC extends application deadline for Executive Officer, Junior-Computer Assistant post; details here
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APPSC extends application deadline for Executive Officer, Junior-Computer Assistant post; details here

As per the official notice released by the Commission on the website, APPSC decided to extend the date after taking into consideration a number of requests it had received regarding the extension of application deadline.

Narendra Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January
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Narendra Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January

The summit will be held with the participation of the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the MEA said in a statement.

ICSI CSEET January 2022, CS Foundation 2021 results expected at 4 pm; check scores at www.icsi.edu
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ICSI CSEET January 2022, CS Foundation 2021 results expected at 4 pm; check scores at www.icsi.edu

The CSEET January 2022 exam was conducted by the ICSI on 8 and 10 January this year, and the CS Foundation December 2021 exam was held on 3 and 4 January, 2022