Sabarimala temple opens on second day of annual Mandala Pooja; Devotees arrive at Lord Ayyappa temple for two-month-long pilgrimage season
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Sabarimala temple opens on second day of annual Mandala Pooja; Devotees arrive at Lord Ayyappa temple for two-month-long pilgrimage season

The Supreme Court on 14 November said that the restrictions on women in religious places was not limited to Sabarimala alone and was prevalent in other religions as well as it referred all review pleas to a larger seven-judge bench

Australian bushfires: Lack of rainfall likely to prolong blaze; toll rises to 4 after fire wipes out 25 lakh acres of farmland
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Australian bushfires: Lack of rainfall likely to prolong blaze; toll rises to 4 after fire wipes out 25 lakh acres of farmland

Official weather forecasts predict no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across the east coast under control

Mayank Agarwal scores career-best 243 on Day 2 as India stay on course for mammoth total
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Mayank Agarwal scores career-best 243 on Day 2 as India stay on course for mammoth total

Mayank Agarwal scored a career-best 243 as India finished the second day of the first test against Bangladesh at 493-6 on Friday

Kartarpur corridor inauguration: Narendra Modi flags off first batch of pilgrims to Pakistan's Darbar Sahib, thanks Imran Khan
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Kartarpur corridor inauguration: Narendra Modi flags off first batch of pilgrims to Pakistan's Darbar Sahib, thanks Imran Khan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur Corridor in Gurdaspur and flagged off the first batch of pilgrims.

A look back at the Voyager missions through 20 incredible images from 42 years ago
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A look back at the Voyager missions through 20 incredible images from 42 years ago

The mission was launched in 1977 and they have gone further than the Sun and our solar system.

Bala: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Tahira Kashyap attend Ayushmann Khurrana's film screening
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Bala: Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Tahira Kashyap attend Ayushmann Khurrana's film screening

Bala, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, Yami Gautam, is slated to release on 7 November

Caesura/Continuum: Artist Raj Shahani's first solo exhibit captures the movement and physicality of dancers in motion
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Caesura/Continuum: Artist Raj Shahani's first solo exhibit captures the movement and physicality of dancers in motion

Raj Shahani's sculptures are said to be inspired by the lyrical movements of the human body and a sensitive and detailed observation of dancers in motion.

Delhi Police call off 'unprecendented' day-long protest against violence at Tiz Hazari, Saket courts after officials agree to meet demands
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Delhi Police call off 'unprecendented' day-long protest against violence at Tiz Hazari, Saket courts after officials agree to meet demands

In unprecedented protests by Delhi police, thousands of its personnel on Tuesday laid siege outside the Police Headquarters for 11 hours and staged a virtual revolt sparked by two attacks on their colleagues before calling off their stir following multiple appeals including from their chief.

Resolute Bangladesh display all-round effort in smog-hit Delhi to beat India in first T20I
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Resolute Bangladesh display all-round effort in smog-hit Delhi to beat India in first T20I

Here are the picture highlights of the first T20I played between India and Bangladesh at Arun Jaitely Stadium in New Delhi

Delhi faces public health emergency as AQI plunges to 'severe' category; flights diverted, school in NCR to remain shut
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Delhi faces public health emergency as AQI plunges to 'severe' category; flights diverted, school in NCR to remain shut

Pollution levels in Delhi and neighbouring National Capital Region (NCR) region escalated on Sunday morning, with the air quality bordering the 'severe plus' category at several places

Delhi's smog causes authorities to declare emergency, but city residents go about their day — unguarded
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Delhi's smog causes authorities to declare emergency, but city residents go about their day — unguarded

In Delhi, there seems to be a lack of awareness about the air pollution and ways to protect oneself against it. The worst affected are migrants and daily wage labourers, who are exposed to the pollution because of the nature of their jobs

Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect
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Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect

The two Union Territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — came into existence on Thursday after the Centre abrogated the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it on 5 August

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti: States across the country pay tribute to first home minister, flag off Run for Unity
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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti: States across the country pay tribute to first home minister, flag off Run for Unity

Since 2014, every year on 31 October the National Unity Day is observed to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel – an Indian politician who played a pivotal role in India's freedom struggle and then during the integration of the country.

Narendra Modi signs several agreements in Saudi Arabia after addressing FII; countries form Strategic Partnership Council
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Narendra Modi signs several agreements in Saudi Arabia after addressing FII; countries form Strategic Partnership Council

Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia to attend the Future Investment Initiative, held talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and inked over a dozen agreements in several key sectors.

Members of European Parliament visit Kashmir to assess situation in Valley after abrogation of Article 370
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Members of European Parliament visit Kashmir to assess situation in Valley after abrogation of Article 370

A delegation of 23 EU MPs arrived in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar for a 'first-hand' assessment of the situation in the state, in the backdrop of complete shutdown and clashes between people and security forces in several parts of the city.

Diwali 2019: Yogi Adityanath participates in Ayodhya Deepotsav; widows in Vrindavan, BSF jawans light lamps, burst crackers
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Diwali 2019: Yogi Adityanath participates in Ayodhya Deepotsav; widows in Vrindavan, BSF jawans light lamps, burst crackers

On the occasion of Diwali, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government celebrated Deepotsav or the festival of lamps in Ayodhya, where over 5.5 lakh earthen lamps or diyas were lit by devotees

Assembly election results: BJP, Congress workers celebrate victories of local candidates, Narendra Modi address saffron party
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Assembly election results: BJP, Congress workers celebrate victories of local candidates, Narendra Modi address saffron party

The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition retained power albeit with a reduced majority in Maharashtra where the opposition Congress-NCP alliance put up a good show while BJP-ruled Haryana appeared headed for a hung assembly and JJP chief Dushyant Chautala set to become the kingmaker.