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In this Maharashtra village, children speak Japanese

Aurangabad: A fascination for robotics and technology has pushed students of a Zilla Parishad-run school in a remote village of Maharashtra’s Aurangabad...

President praises India’s ‘super-human efforts’ in containing COVID-19

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appreciated the “super-human efforts” in containing the magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic in the...

MLA’s nephew ‘admits’ to posting derogatory remark

Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress legislator’s nephew P Naveen has admitted to the posting of a derogatory remark on Facebook, which triggered riots in...

PM unveils new tax reforms

PTI New Delhi In a major overhaul of tax administration, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday...

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Police say AAP leaders abetted farmer’s suicide

NEW DELHI:  The blame game over the farmer’s suicide here escalated on Thursday with government and police accusing the Aam Aadmi Party of having...

Ruckus in RS over land ordinance

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha on Thursday saw pandemonium created by opposition members when government explained reasons for re-promulgating ordinance on land acquisition, with a...

Judge Leila Seth became a victim of gender bias

New Delhi: Leila Seth, the first woman chief justice of a high court, says she was a victim of gender bias during initial years...

Nor’wester toll rises to 44 in Bihar

Patna: Two more persons died here today due to the severe Nor’wester which ravaged 12 districts of Bihar on Tuesday night, rising the toll...

Odisha to include eight state specific disasters under SDRF

Bhubaneswar: With lightning strikes claiming more lives than major calamities like floods and cyclones, the Odisha government has decided to include eight state-specific disasters...

Govt to launch toll-free helpline for TB patients

New Delhi: Seeking to reach out to tuberculosis patients, the government today said that it will launch a toll-free helpline, whereby even a missed...

Himachal told to stop sterilizing monkeys

Shimla: The Animal Welfare Board of India has asked Himachal Pradesh to stop its monkey sterilization programme till it ensures humane treatment of the...

Storm claims 42 lives in Bihar

PTI PATNA:  At least 42 persons perished in the severe Nor’wester which ravaged 12 districts of Bihar on Tuesday night, state Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...

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