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Indian Navy aircraft carrier 'Viraat' makes last journey to Gujarat, to be broken down and sold as scrap
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Indian Navy aircraft carrier 'Viraat' makes last journey to Gujarat, to be broken down and sold as scrap

The aircraft carrier served the Navy for 29 years before being decommissioned in 2017. None of the attempts to convert 'Viraat' into a museum or a restaurant were successful

Police action against freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma 'high-handed', says Press Club of India
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Police action against freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma 'high-handed', says Press Club of India

Condemning Sharma's arrest, the Press Club of India also said that the police should provide pertinent details "so that a defence may be possible to construct"

BMC urges Bombay HC to dismiss Kangana Ranaut's petition of seeking Rs 2 cr in damages
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BMC urges Bombay HC to dismiss Kangana Ranaut's petition of seeking Rs 2 cr in damages

The BMC demolished a part of Kangana Ranaut's Pali Hill bungalow, claiming that she had made substantial structural alterations without due permission.

Delhi Police arrests Chinese, Nepalese nationals for 'paying' journalist Rajeev Sharma for 'sensitive information'
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Delhi Police arrests Chinese, Nepalese nationals for 'paying' journalist Rajeev Sharma for 'sensitive information'

Sharma, a resident of Pitampura, was arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Friday under the National Security Act

Haryana BKU to hold statewide protest against farm bills tomorrow; CM Khattar appeals to defer stir
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Haryana BKU to hold statewide protest against farm bills tomorrow; CM Khattar appeals to defer stir

Haryana BKU chief Gurnam Singh said the Centre didn't withdraw the three agriculture-related ordinances despite the organisation's "warning" to not go ahead with the "anti-farmer" legislation

India surpasses US in global COVID-19 recoveries as tally exceeds 53 lakh; SII to begin phase III trials from Monday
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India surpasses US in global COVID-19 recoveries as tally exceeds 53 lakh; SII to begin phase III trials from Monday

Apart from the Oxford candidate, two more vaccine candidates in India are in advanced stages of clinical trials, while four are in pre-clinical development stage

Labour ministry introduces bill allowing companies with more than 300 workers to fire staff without its permission
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Labour ministry introduces bill allowing companies with more than 300 workers to fire staff without its permission

The proposal, which was the bone of contention between the Union ministry and trade unions, is part of the Industrial Relation Code Bill 2020

Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre, Oppn trade fire on PM CARES Fund; RS passes bill to punish attacks on health workers
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Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre, Oppn trade fire on PM CARES Fund; RS passes bill to punish attacks on health workers

In the Lok Sabha, Opposition MPs of the Congress, DMK, TMC, and others opposed the PM CARES Fund, alleging that it lacked transparency

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Taxation, Companies Amendment bills; both Houses adjourned till tomorrow
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Taxation, Companies Amendment bills; both Houses adjourned till tomorrow

Parliament LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman responded to the Opposition's arguments on the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha on Saturday.

VVIP Chopper scam: CBI files supplementary charge sheet Christian Michel, Rajeev Saxena, 13 others
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VVIP Chopper scam: CBI files supplementary charge sheet Christian Michel, Rajeev Saxena, 13 others

The probe report filed on Friday details the alleged role played by Michel, Saxena and others in bringing bribes for politicians, bureaucrats and Indian Air Force (IAF) officials in India in the scam, reports said

Pakistan uses drones to drop weapons, cash in J&K's Rajouri; police arrests 3 LeT terrorists trying to pick consignment
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Pakistan uses drones to drop weapons, cash in J&K's Rajouri; police arrests 3 LeT terrorists trying to pick consignment

All the three Lashker-e-Taiba terrorists were residents of Kashmir and had come to pick up the consignment, which was dropped by Pakistan on this side using a drone, said J&K DGP Dilbag Singh

Parliament's Monsoon Session likely to be curtailed as COVID-19 cases among MPs rise
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Parliament's Monsoon Session likely to be curtailed as COVID-19 cases among MPs rise

After some MPs, including Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Prahlad Patel, tested positive for COVID-19 during the session, some parties have said that conducting the full 18-day session could be risky

Army says its troops 'exceeded' powers under AFSPA during Shopian encounter that killed three in July
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Army says its troops 'exceeded' powers under AFSPA during Shopian encounter that killed three in July

According to the rules, a Summary of Evidence will now be initiated against the erring Army personnel after which Court Martial proceedings will begin

UGC NET 2020 Admit Card: NTA releases hall ticket for 24, 25 Sept papers; download at ugcnet.nta.nic.in
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UGC NET 2020 Admit Card: NTA releases hall ticket for 24, 25 Sept papers; download at ugcnet.nta.nic.in

The National Testing Agency conducts the entrance exam each year for the post of lecturer and assistant professor in higher education institutes across the country

RTI reponse reveals over 18 lakh ration cards applications pending in UP; 56.8% requests rejected
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RTI reponse reveals over 18 lakh ration cards applications pending in UP; 56.8% requests rejected

The large backlog of pending ration card applications and the return of more than 30 lakh migrant workers to Uttar Pradesh during the COVID-19-induced lockdown is a worrying combination, especially when many have lost their means of livelihood

97 migrant workers died onboard Shramik trains, Centre tells Parliament amid row over no data on deaths
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97 migrant workers died onboard Shramik trains, Centre tells Parliament amid row over no data on deaths

The statement comes days after the government came under criticism for the labour ministry's statement that no data is available on the number of migrant workers who lost their lives during the lockdown

India reports nearly 96,000 COVID-19 recoveries in past 24 hours; number of cured patients reaches 42.08 lakh
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India reports nearly 96,000 COVID-19 recoveries in past 24 hours; number of cured patients reaches 42.08 lakh

The COVID-19 toll climbed to 85,619, with the virus claiming 1,247 lives in the past 24 hours. The fatality rate further dropped to 1.61 percent

Odisha JEE 2020: Entrance exam to be held from 12 to 19 October; check ojee.nic.in
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Odisha JEE 2020: Entrance exam to be held from 12 to 19 October; check ojee.nic.in

OJEE Chairman Sudeep Kumar Chand said that the exam will be held at 53 centres of 21 states and towns

Umar Khalid’s arrest in connection with February 2020 Delhi riots can be seen as cognitive incarceration of Muslim youth
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Umar Khalid’s arrest in connection with February 2020 Delhi riots can be seen as cognitive incarceration of Muslim youth

The recent arrest of Umar Khalid is being seen as one of the most outrageous steps in a series of sustained attacks on the flag bearers of a certain cause.

UPSC IES, ISS examination dates: Exam to be held from 16 to 18 October; check upsc.gov.in
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UPSC IES, ISS examination dates: Exam to be held from 16 to 18 October; check upsc.gov.in

UPSC IES, ISS exam dates | The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the timetable for the Indian Economic Services and Indian Statistical Services examinations 2020