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Maharashtra: One more farmer dies of sunstroke in Osmanabad district; second death in two days
India

Maharashtra: One more farmer dies of sunstroke in Osmanabad district; second death in two days

The farmer, Limbaraj Sukale, died when he took a break while working at a farm on Thursday

Moneycontrol beats The Economic Times, becomes No 1 financial news platform in India
Business

Moneycontrol beats The Economic Times, becomes No 1 financial news platform in India

Moneycontrol beat The Economic Times (ET) in all traffic parameters, according to the ComScore Multiplatform (India) February 2022 report

Kabaddi player Sandeep Nangal shot dead in Jalandhar
Sports

Kabaddi player Sandeep Nangal shot dead in Jalandhar

The incident took place when a Kabaddi tournament was in play at Mallian Kalan village of Shahkot.

IPL 2022: Royal Challengers Bangalore appoint Faf du Plessis as new captain
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IPL 2022: Royal Challengers Bangalore appoint Faf du Plessis as new captain

Du Plessis was handed over the cap by team's chairman Prathmesh Mishra and director cricket operations Mike Hesson in a virtual event here.

'Last leg of Operation Ganga': Indian embassy asks Indians still stranded in Ukraine to fill up online form
India

'Last leg of Operation Ganga': Indian embassy asks Indians still stranded in Ukraine to fill up online form

The details sought in the Google form are name, e-mail, phone number, address of current stay, passport details, gender and age

Government panel recommends permission for phase 3 trial of Sputnik Light vaccine as booster dose
India

Government panel recommends permission for phase 3 trial of Sputnik Light vaccine as booster dose

The DCGI had on 4 February granted emergency use permission to Sputnik Light vaccine in India, subject to certain regulatory provisions

South Delhi Municipal Corporation disallows religious attire in its schools
India

South Delhi Municipal Corporation disallows religious attire in its schools

The SDMC runs primary schools up to class 5 and around 2.5 lakh students study in about 568 SDMC primary schools

Hijab row: Now, Sikh girl asked to remove turban by Bengaluru college
India

Hijab row: Now, Sikh girl asked to remove turban by Bengaluru college

The girl's family is said to be of the stand that their daughter will not remove the turban and is taking legal opinion with the High Court and government order not mentioning anything about Sikh turbans

Ukraine crisis: Leave if stay inessential, Indian Embassy tells citizens
Politics

Ukraine crisis: Leave if stay inessential, Indian Embassy tells citizens

According to an official document in 2020, Ukraine had a small but vibrant Indian community and there are about 18,000 Indian students studying in the country

Mumbai: KCR meets Uddhav Thackeray, discusses political situation, development issues
India

Mumbai: KCR meets Uddhav Thackeray, discusses political situation, development issues

Earlier, the Telangana chief minister had said he will hold meetings with his Maharashtra and West Bengal counterparts as part of efforts to unite various political parties against the BJP and the NDA government

IPL Auction 2022: Auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapses; Charu Sharma takes over
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IPL Auction 2022: Auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapses; Charu Sharma takes over

Edmeades, who has conducted over 2,700 auctions across the globe, primarily of cars including an Aston Martin used in a James Bond film, had Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga's name under the hammer when he fell from his auction pedestal

Bhanuka Rajapksa withdraws decision to retire from international cricket
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Bhanuka Rajapksa withdraws decision to retire from international cricket

The 30-year-old, after meeting the Sri Lankan Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa recently, changed his mind about retirement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address All India Mayors' Conference today
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address All India Mayors' Conference today

Mayors of more than 100 cities of the country have reached Varanasi to participate in the conference, which marks the beginning of the month-long celebrations after the inauguration of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham project

JP Nadda in Ayodhya: BJP president performs aarti, offers prayers at Saryu Ghat after reaching city
India

JP Nadda in Ayodhya: BJP president performs aarti, offers prayers at Saryu Ghat after reaching city

The top BJP leadership, including as many as nine chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of party-led states, is set to visit the Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya later

Ram Nath Kovind in Bangladesh: President pays tribute at Dhaka's National Martyrs' Memorial
India

Ram Nath Kovind in Bangladesh: President pays tribute at Dhaka's National Martyrs' Memorial

The President is on a three-day visit to Bangladesh from 15 to 17 December to attend the country's 50th Victory Day celebrations as a guest of honour

Growing defence trade one of the great success stories of India-US ties: Eric Garcetti
India

Growing defence trade one of the great success stories of India-US ties: Eric Garcetti

Garcetti, 50, is currently serving as the mayor of Los Angeles and US president Joe Biden's nominee for next envoy to New Delhi

Terrorist gunned down by security forces in Poonch; third personnel succumbs to injuries in J&K attack
India

Terrorist gunned down by security forces in Poonch; third personnel succumbs to injuries in J&K attack

The development comes in the wake of a deadly attack on a bus carrying Jammu and Kashmir armed police personnel on Monday evening in Zewan area on the outskirts of Srinagar city that left three dead and 12 injured

Government to launch helpline to prevent atrocities against SCs, STs today
India

Government to launch helpline to prevent atrocities against SCs, STs today

The objective of the helpline is to build informed awareness about the provisions of the law that are aimed at ending discrimination and providing protection to all

Amid Omicron variant scare, high 'seropositivity' rate should help India, says expert
India

Amid Omicron variant scare, high 'seropositivity' rate should help India, says expert

In view of the protection available to people, even if they get infected, it will be very mild and most of the time asymptomatic, Rakesh Mishra, currently Director, Tata Institute for Genetics and Society (TIGS), Bangalore, said.

Nagaland killings: Neiphiu Rio to attend funeral of deceased at Mon today
India

Nagaland killings: Neiphiu Rio to attend funeral of deceased at Mon today

The state government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to be paid to the next of kin of the 13 deceased while it will bear the cost of medical treatment of the injured persons