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Two-month-old boy succumbs to burns suffered in KEM Hospital fire: Prince Rajbhar was being treated for heart ailment in Mumbai
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Two-month-old boy succumbs to burns suffered in KEM Hospital fire: Prince Rajbhar was being treated for heart ailment in Mumbai

Prince Rajbhar sustained serious burn injuries in the fire at the KEM Hospital on 6 November, after which, his left arm was amputated

BHU students continue protest against appointment of Muslim Sanskrit professor; varsity backs scholar, RSS calls opposition 'absurd'
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BHU students continue protest against appointment of Muslim Sanskrit professor; varsity backs scholar, RSS calls opposition 'absurd'

The prestigious Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is in the midst of an unsavoury controversy as a group of students from the varsity's faculty of Sanskrit Vidya Dharm Vigyan (SVDV) are up in arms against the appointment of a Muslim Sanskrit scholar as their teacher

Rani Laxmi Bai Birth Anniversary: All you need to know about the queen who became an icon of the freedom struggle
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Rani Laxmi Bai Birth Anniversary: All you need to know about the queen who became an icon of the freedom struggle

In the year 1851, when the entire country was already fighting the first war for Independence, Rani Laxmi Bai joined the wagon after Sir Hugh Rose demanded the complete surrender of Jhansi. To strengthen her defence, Rani also had an army of women.

From improving yield to generating steady income, technology is changing the game for small farmers in UP and Jharkhand
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From improving yield to generating steady income, technology is changing the game for small farmers in UP and Jharkhand

In India, 80 percent of farmers are smallholders who farm on less than two hectares of land and the use of technology to increase the yield is beyond their means

Varanasi to get its first Film City, confirms chairman of UPFDC, comedian Raju Srivastava
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Varanasi to get its first Film City, confirms chairman of UPFDC, comedian Raju Srivastava

Raju Srivastava says that the Film City in Varanasi will be equipped with modern technology and state-of-the-art facilities.

Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall
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Yogi Adityanath asks Prayagraj, Varanasi residents to stay vigilant as Ganga, Yamuna swell due to heavy rainfall

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed officials in Prayagraj and Varanasi districts to remain vigilant as the water levels in Ganga and Yamuna rivers neared the danger mark

Narendra Modi birthday 2019: Gautam Gambhir extends greetings, calls PM 'honour of the country'
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Narendra Modi birthday 2019: Gautam Gambhir extends greetings, calls PM 'honour of the country'

After visiting the dam site at Kevadiya, Modi would address a gathering. After his address, Modi is also expected to inspect some ongoing developmental projects near the dam and the Statue of Unity.

Narendra Modi birthday today: At Sardar Sarovar dam, PM says BJP's decision on Kashmir inspired by Vallabhbhai Patel
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Narendra Modi birthday today: At Sardar Sarovar dam, PM says BJP's decision on Kashmir inspired by Vallabhbhai Patel

On his 69th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering at Kevadia in Gujarat on Tuesday after a whirlwind of celebratory programs. Making a strong pitch for eco-tourism at the site of the 'Statue of Unity', Modi spoke at the event organised on the banks of the Sardar Sarovar Dam.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM to visit Sardar Sarovar Dam site, will launch 'Namami Narmade' festival on his 69th birthday
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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM to visit Sardar Sarovar Dam site, will launch 'Namami Narmade' festival on his 69th birthday

While Modi is celebrating his birthday in Gujarat, several events are being organised across the country to observe the day.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to celebrate 69th birthday; SC to hear petitions by 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to celebrate 69th birthday; SC to hear petitions by 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to celebrate birthday today by visiting his mother, Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat; DK Shivakumar to be produced in court on expiry of ED's custody today; and more

Uttar Pradesh govt files case against journalist for video of children eating salt, roti in mid-day meal; says purpose was to 'malign'
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Uttar Pradesh govt files case against journalist for video of children eating salt, roti in mid-day meal; says purpose was to 'malign'

As per Centre's mid-day meal scheme is design, it should provide a minimum of 450 calories to each child everyday, include at least 12 grams of protein

Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway
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Yogi Adityanath visits flood-affected areas in Varanasi, says relief and rescue operations underway

Yogi Adityanath visited the flood-affected areas on Friday in Varanasi and said that the relief, rescue operations are underway

Allahabad HC to examine maintainability of petition challenging Narendra Modi's election to Varanasi LS seat next month
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Allahabad HC to examine maintainability of petition challenging Narendra Modi's election to Varanasi LS seat next month

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday decided to examine next month if a petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat is worth hearing at all

Pankaj Tripathi on reprising Guruji in Sacred Games 2: He has a crucial role to play in unravelling the mystery
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Pankaj Tripathi on reprising Guruji in Sacred Games 2: He has a crucial role to play in unravelling the mystery

Pankaj Tripathi talks about the intrigue around his role of Guruji, and how he prepared for arguably his toughest role yet, in Sacred Games Season 2.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets kin of those killed in Sonbhadra shooting; 'political stunt,' says Uttar Pradesh deputy CM
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets kin of those killed in Sonbhadra shooting; 'political stunt,' says Uttar Pradesh deputy CM

Congress leader Priyanak Gandhi Vadra said, 'We will stand with the Sonbhadra victims till they get their land back.'

Over 200 professionals in Delhi take up BJP membership on Monday in presence of party leaders Manoj Tiwari, Vijendra Gupta
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Over 200 professionals in Delhi take up BJP membership on Monday in presence of party leaders Manoj Tiwari, Vijendra Gupta

As many as 200 professionals took the membership BJP in the presence of BJP leaders Manoj Tiwari and Vijendra Gupta on Monday

Arif Mohammad Khan visits Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi as govt works to free ancient temple from clutches of religious orthodoxy
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Arif Mohammad Khan visits Kashi Vishwanath in Varanasi as govt works to free ancient temple from clutches of religious orthodoxy

What is particularly significant is the complete liberation of the Kashi Vishwanath temple from the clutches of religious orthodoxy

Air India to launch direct Khajuraho-New Delhi flight from 27 October; Agra to be excluded from this route
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Air India to launch direct Khajuraho-New Delhi flight from 27 October; Agra to be excluded from this route

At present, Air India operates services to the temple town in Madhya Pradesh via Varanasi and Agra three times a week.

In UP and Bihar, a social venture involving electric rickshaws is providing eco-friendly livelihoods
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In UP and Bihar, a social venture involving electric rickshaws is providing eco-friendly livelihoods

A social enterprise, SMV Green Solutions, is helping people from low-income groups in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to own and operate electric rickshaws.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Triple talaq bill passed, ugly truths of Kargil war, Kabir's legacy; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Triple talaq bill passed, ugly truths of Kargil war, Kabir's legacy; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Triple talaq clears Rajya Sabha test, incompetence of generals during Kargil war, how AI is making fashion industry more intelligent; today's must-read stories.