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Aaliya Mir: The woman keeping Kashmiris safe as snakebites increase
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Aaliya Mir: The woman keeping Kashmiris safe as snakebites increase

Kashmir's only female wildlife rescuer and conservationist says this year she is getting three to four distress calls of snakebite cases in a day

No improvement in J&K's security situation after abrogation of Article 370, says Omar Abdullah
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No improvement in J&K's security situation after abrogation of Article 370, says Omar Abdullah

The former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, also called for respecting the sentiments of the people in view of the loudspeaker ban

Flood condition deteriorates in Assam: Nine dead, over six lakh people affected
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Flood condition deteriorates in Assam: Nine dead, over six lakh people affected

According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 1,413 villages are under water and Nagaon is the worst hit district where 2.88 lakh people are reeling under the calamity

Sheena Bora murder: From divorcing Peter to claiming daughter is alive, all times Indrani Mukerjea hit headlines in jail
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Sheena Bora murder: From divorcing Peter to claiming daughter is alive, all times Indrani Mukerjea hit headlines in jail

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court, granting bail to Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, said the trial will not be completed anytime soon as only 68 out of 237 witnesses cited by prosecution have been examined till date. This was Indrani's 10th attempt at seeking bail

Explained: The protests in Haryana over defence recruitments
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Explained: The protests in Haryana over defence recruitments

Hundreds of defence aspirants are protesting in Haryana urging the government to restart the Army recruitment process, which has been put on hold for two years because of the pandemic. The big fear is that they will not be eligible if they surpass the age eligibility criteria

LPG price hike: Cylinders to cost more than Rs 1,000 after latest increase in price
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LPG price hike: Cylinders to cost more than Rs 1,000 after latest increase in price

The price of domestic cooking gas was hiked by Rs 3.50 per cylinder, the second increase in rates this month

Uttarakhand: Noida man in soup as he takes dog to Kedarnath shrine; temple committee files FIR
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Uttarakhand: Noida man in soup as he takes dog to Kedarnath shrine; temple committee files FIR

An FIR has bee lodged by the the Badrinath-Kedarnath temple committee's CEO at the behest of its president Ajendra Ajay. The committee said that the viral video has hurt the religious sentiments of people and the pilgrims

India records 2,364 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours; active cases in country dip to 15,419
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India records 2,364 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours; active cases in country dip to 15,419

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said

From Babri Masjid to Gyanvyapi mosque: Why liberals fail to learn any lesson
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From Babri Masjid to Gyanvyapi mosque: Why liberals fail to learn any lesson

Liberals in India need to understand that denial does not obliterate fault lines; it only deepens them

Slain Kashmiri Pandit employee's kin get appointment letter, Rs 5 lakh as financial assistance
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Slain Kashmiri Pandit employee's kin get appointment letter, Rs 5 lakh as financial assistance

Rahul Bhat was gunned down by terrorists inside the Tehsil office in Chadoora town in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on 12 May

Head-on | Scrap sedition law: Why Section 124A must go
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Head-on | Scrap sedition law: Why Section 124A must go

Using colonial-era laws to suppress dissent while letting terrorists off the hook only emboldens India’s enemies

Explained: Why Tripura is rationing its petrol and diesel
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Explained: Why Tripura is rationing its petrol and diesel

The Tripura government has ordered that two-wheeler owners get fuel only worth Rs 200 in a day, while for three-wheeler owners it has been capped at Rs 300. Meanwhile, owners of four-wheelers can buy fuel up to Rs 1,000 per day

PM Modi and Joe Biden to hold bilateral meeting at second in-person Quad summit in Japan
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PM Modi and Joe Biden to hold bilateral meeting at second in-person Quad summit in Japan

The US said it believes the summit will demonstrate both in substance and in vision that democracies can deliver and that the nations working together will defend and uphold the principles of a free and open Indo-Pacific

Foodgrains shouldn't go the way of COVID vaccines: India calls out the West in defence of its wheat ban
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Foodgrains shouldn't go the way of COVID vaccines: India calls out the West in defence of its wheat ban

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan voiced India's concern over hoarding and discrimination amid increase in food prices at the UN meeting with US secretary of state Antony Blinken

After a slump of three years, tourism in Kashmir sees a massive jump — highest in a decade
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After a slump of three years, tourism in Kashmir sees a massive jump — highest in a decade

On 4 April, the Srinagar Airport saw its busiest day ever in history, with 15,014 people travelling on 90 flights in and out of Kashmir. And in Srinagar, almost all 60,000 hotel rooms that can accommodate nearly a lakh visitors are booked until the first week of June

Delhi: Six-year-old becomes youngest organ donor at AIIMS, saves five lives
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Delhi: Six-year-old becomes youngest organ donor at AIIMS, saves five lives

The doctors at AIIMS lauded the parents of Roli Prajapati for donating her organs and saving five lives

Jamsetji Tata death anniversary: Some facts about founder of the Tata Group
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Jamsetji Tata death anniversary: Some facts about founder of the Tata Group

Jamsetji Tata breathed his last on 19 May, 1904 in Germany's Bad Nauheim. He was buried at the Brookwood Cemetery in Woking, England.

Haryana: Govt announces Rs 4,000 per acre incentive for farmers using new paddy sowing method
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Haryana: Govt announces Rs 4,000 per acre incentive for farmers using new paddy sowing method

The move is aimed at "giving big boost to conserve water in the state by launching an effective technique for paddy growers"

Southwest monsoon season: Home Secretary calls on states, UTs to be better prepared ahead 
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Southwest monsoon season: Home Secretary calls on states, UTs to be better prepared ahead 

The Union Home Minister has also emphasized that it should be ensured that lives as far as possible should not be lost in incidents such as heatwaves and lightning

Punjab: Congress delegation meets DGP over 'deteriorating' law and order situation
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Punjab: Congress delegation meets DGP over 'deteriorating' law and order situation

Apprising the DGP about the prevailing law and order situation, the delegation alleged, "For the last two months, Punjab has seen alarming deterioration in the law and order situation"