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  2. National

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Chennai: Two teenagers riding bike killed in road accident

Chennai: Two teenagers riding bike killed in road accident

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Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Two teenagers who did not possess a valid driving license were killed here when the two wheeler in which they were moving rammed into a road divider afte....
Delhi Police arrests illegal arms supplier; recovers weapons

Delhi Police arrests illegal arms supplier; recovers weapons

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a member of an illegal arms smuggling syndicate and recovered 12 semi-automatic pistols from his possessi....
Not aiming for any position, says Keshav Prasad Maurya

Not aiming for any position, says Keshav Prasad Maurya

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said on Friday that he is not aiming for any position, adding he considers himself a 'Swayamsevak'.
Police complaint filed against Paresh Rawal for 'anti-Bengali' remark

Police complaint filed against Paresh Rawal for 'anti-Bengali' remark

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Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) State secretary of CPI(M) in West Bengal, Md Salim, has filed a complaint against actor Paresh Rawal here on Friday for the latter's viral comments about....
'Hindu men marry late to have illegal relations'

'Hindu men marry late to have illegal relations'

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Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) All India Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal on Friday said Muslim men get married soon after turning 21 while Hindu men stay unmarried till....
'Power of people was undone, world doesn't know of any such instance': Vice Prez

'Power of people was undone, world doesn't know of any such instance': Vice Prez

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In what appeared to be an indirect reference to the rejection of the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) by the apex court, Vice President....
'Can meet on Dec 6', KCR's daughter Kavitha responds to CBI notice in Delhi liquor policy case

'Can meet on Dec 6', KCR's daughter Kavitha responds to CBI notice in Delhi liquor policy case

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Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought clarification from TRS MLC and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter K. Kavitha....
Navy being equipped with latest ships to protect maritime borders: Rajnath

Navy being equipped with latest ships to protect maritime borders: Rajnath

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) are being equipped with indigenous state-of-the-art ships a....
9 Mizo nurses selected to work as specified skilled workers in Japan

9 Mizo nurses selected to work as specified skilled workers in Japan

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Aizawl, Dec 2 (IANS) Nine Mizo nurses, who are known for their caring and nursing skills and approach, have been selected to work as specified skilled workers in Japan, offici....
Vaishnavite monasteries' land under encroachment in Assam: CM Sarma

Vaishnavite monasteries' land under encroachment in Assam: CM Sarma

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Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed that as per an interim report submitted, an aggregate of 7,504 bighas (1,898 hectares) of land belongin....
Collegium most transparent institution; fashion for ex-judges to comment on its decisions: SC

Collegium most transparent institution; fashion for ex-judges to comment on its decisions: SC

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Taking a dig at retired judges, the Supreme Court said on Friday that it has become a fashion for them to comment on the earlier decisions taken by the....
Odisha Assembly's Winter Session adjourned sine die

Odisha Assembly's Winter Session adjourned sine die

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Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) The Winter Session of the Odisha Assembly was adjourned sine die by the Speaker on Friday, 29 days before it was scheduled to end on December 31.
'Indian constitution is a feminist document', says CJI Chandrachud at JGUs 8th Dr L.M. Singhvi memorial lecture

'Indian constitution is a feminist document', says CJI Chandrachud at JGUs 8th Dr L.M. Singhvi memorial lecture

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Mentioning how the rights which we now consider as universal were not universal all the time, Chief Justice of India (CJI), Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, o....
Man kills live-in partner in Delhi's Tilak Nagar; held in Punjab

Man kills live-in partner in Delhi's Tilak Nagar; held in Punjab

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A woman has been allegedly killed by her live-in partner in West Delhi's Tilak Nagar area, the police said on Friday, adding the accused was arrested w....
K'taka HC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi in KGF-2 music copyright case

K'taka HC issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi in KGF-2 music copyright case

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Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Jairam Ramesh and Supriya Shrinate have been issued contempt notice by the Karnataka High Court in a copyright violation....
Australian university hails NEP 2020

Australian university hails NEP 2020

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Central Queensland University (CQU) Australia has welcomed the India's New National Eduction policy 2020. Professor Nick Klomp, Vice Chancellor and....
AIIMS hacking: Chinese involvement suspected; four more servers were on target

AIIMS hacking: Chinese involvement suspected; four more servers were on target

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Chinese involvement is suspected in the hacking of the server of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, a top source said on Friday, add....
AIADMK for 3-phase agitations against TN govt over hike in taxes of essentials

AIADMK for 3-phase agitations against TN govt over hike in taxes of essentials

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Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) AIADMK interim general secretary and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS) has called for a three-phase agitation across Tam....
Woman, boyfriend kill 22-yr-old girl in Greater Noida, plant suicide note

Woman, boyfriend kill 22-yr-old girl in Greater Noida, plant suicide note

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Greater Noida, Dec 2 (IANS) Taking inspiration from crime shows, a woman along with her boyfriend allegedly killed a girl and disfigured her face in a bid to hide her identity....
ED arrests Chhattisgarh CM's Deputy Secretary in PMLA case

ED arrests Chhattisgarh CM's Deputy Secretary in PMLA case

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday arrested Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel's Deputy Secretary Saumya Chaurasia in connection with a....
Jeddah-Calicut SpiceJet flight diverted to Cochin, makes emergency landing

Jeddah-Calicut SpiceJet flight diverted to Cochin, makes emergency landing

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A SpiceJet flight from Jeddah to Calicut was diverted to Cochin where it made an emergency landing on Friday.
Bommai criticises Maha ministers' plan to visit Belagavi amid border row

Bommai criticises Maha ministers' plan to visit Belagavi amid border row

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Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Friday it is not appropriate for the ministers of Maharashtra to visit Belagavi, the bordering distri....
HC raps Bengal govt over pending DA arrears to power sector employees

HC raps Bengal govt over pending DA arrears to power sector employees

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Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Friday faced the ire of the Calcutta High Court for unnecessary delays in payment of dearness allowance (DA) arrears to the....
AAP will lose deposit in most seats in Himachal, Gujarat: Jai Ram Thakur (Friday Interview)

AAP will lose deposit in most seats in Himachal, Gujarat: Jai Ram Thakur (Friday Interview)

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) On the last day of campaigning for the elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) scheduled on December 4, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister J....
Indian Navy ships Shivalik, Kamorta reach Vietnam

Indian Navy ships Shivalik, Kamorta reach Vietnam

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian Navy ships Shivalik and Kamorta forward deployed in the South China Sea are in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The ships would be undertaking numerou....
Bogtui massacre: Prime accused lands in CBI net

Bogtui massacre: Prime accused lands in CBI net

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Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Safi Sheikh alias Sazizul Sheikh, one of the prime accused in the murder of Trinamool Congre....
Leaked MIC gas covered half of Bhopal hours before factory's siren went off

Leaked MIC gas covered half of Bhopal hours before factory's siren went off

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Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy recall that around 2 a.m. on the intervening night of December 2 and 3 in 1984, the siren from the Union Carbide facto....
Gujarat Polls: 60% females and 65% males voted in first phase, total turnout 63.31%

Gujarat Polls: 60% females and 65% males voted in first phase, total turnout 63.31%

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Gandhinagar, Dec 2 (IANS) In the first phase, 63.31 per cent of the voters cast their votes in 89 assembly seats in Saurashtra and Kutch and South Gujarat. Out of the total 2,....
Naveen Patnaik hits at Centre ahead of Padampur by-poll

Naveen Patnaik hits at Centre ahead of Padampur by-poll

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Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) Hitting the campaign trail for Padampur by-election, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Friday slammed the Centre raising seve....
BSF seized contraband worth Rs 150 cr, held 115 Rohingyas and 285 B'deshi nationals this year

BSF seized contraband worth Rs 150 cr, held 115 Rohingyas and 285 B'deshi nationals this year

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Guwahati/Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF), which guards the 1,880 km India-Bangladesh borders along Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Assam, has seized dur....
'People know the truth about honest party', Lekhi's jibe at AAP ahead of MCD polls

'People know the truth about honest party', Lekhi's jibe at AAP ahead of MCD polls

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Slamming the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday that the people of the national capital know the truth about the part....
'Exclusive colleges for Muslim girls in K'taka not a good idea'

'Exclusive colleges for Muslim girls in K'taka not a good idea'

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Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Dec 2 (IANS) President of JD(S) Karnataka unit, C.M. Ibrahim, slammed ruling BJP and the Wakf Board for attempting to establish exclusive colleges for ....
ED attaches property worth over Rs 3 cr of a credit society

ED attaches property worth over Rs 3 cr of a credit society

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has attached movable and immovable property worth Rs 3,51,09,524 belonging to Shri Kheteshwar Urban ....
Delving deep into a realistic Mumbai world of corrupt police, Bollywood and sultry dance bars

Delving deep into a realistic Mumbai world of corrupt police, Bollywood and sultry dance bars

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) On the dark streets of Mumbai, the paths of a missing dancer, a serial killer, and an inspector with a haunted past converge in Damyanti Biswas's "The ....
Delhi HC seeks status report from DABAW in plea against illegal dog breeding

Delhi HC seeks status report from DABAW in plea against illegal dog breeding

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court recently sought report from Delhi Advisory Board for Animal Welfare (DABAW) on a plea against all the illegal breeders making sure....
Drone with 5.60 kg heroin seized along India-Pak border

Drone with 5.60 kg heroin seized along India-Pak border

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Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Punjab Police on Friday foiled a major drug smuggling bid by Pakistan-based smugglers with the recovery of five packets of heroin, weighing 5.60 kg, a....
MCD polls: BJP deployed Union ministers, CMs fearing defeat, says Goa AAP

MCD polls: BJP deployed Union ministers, CMs fearing defeat, says Goa AAP

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Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Ahead of the election of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on December 4, Goa unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has attacked BJP, saying it has deployed ar....
'No issues with deployment of central forces at Vizhinjam', Kerala govt tells HC

'No issues with deployment of central forces at Vizhinjam', Kerala govt tells HC

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Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Friday sought the views of the Central government about deploying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel....
Dravidian model of development yet to reach full potential: TN minister

Dravidian model of development yet to reach full potential: TN minister

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Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Finance minister, PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan, on Friday said that the state has yet to reach the full potential of the Dravidian model of devel....
Jaipur Literature Festival announces a stellar line-up for its 2023 edition

Jaipur Literature Festival announces a stellar line-up for its 2023 edition

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New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANSlife) The legendary Jaipur Literature Festival, which honours the value of literature, is scheduled to take place from January 19 through January 23, 202....