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Signal failure led to LS TV blackout, says probe report

NEW DELHI: Failure to receive signals from the nine automatic cameras in Lok Sabha resulted in the blackout of Lok Sabha TV during the crucial proceedings for passage of the Telangana bill, a probe has found.

Plastic pollution from fishing nets threatening Ganges wildlife: Study

PTI New Delhi Plastic pollution from discarded fishing gear in the Ganges River poses a threat...

For India, 2020 will be known as year of internal discovery: PM

PTI New Delhi The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore India’s national character for the...

UP: Five girl students put ‘incharge’ of police stations in Bahraich for a day

PTI Bahraich (UP) To apprise youngsters about the functioning of the police, five girl students were...

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MP bypolls: EC revokes star campaigner status of Kamal Nath

New Delhi: Taking serious note of breach of “ethical and dignified behaviour”, the Election Commission on Friday revoked the “star campaigner” status...

Rajasthan likely to bring bill against Centre’s farm laws

Jaipur: The Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan is likely to introduce an amendment bill to counter the Centre’s new farm laws when...

Sex workers in Sonagachi reeling under debt trap: survey

Kolkata: Around 89 per cent of the sex workers of Sonagachi  Asia’s largest red light area - have fallen into debt trap...

Teenager’s custodial death sparks stir in Bengal

Suri/Kolkata: A 15-year-old boy has died in police custody in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, triggering a mob attack on the police station...

PAC: Goa, Kerala best governed states

Bengaluru: Kerala and Goa were adjudged the best governed states in the country, while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom in the...

Centre introduces new law through ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: In a bid to tackle the persistent problem of air pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Centre has introduced a new law...

BJP slams Rahul after Pak MP says Abhinandan was released fearing attack

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, alleging that the opposition party has been “mocking” the...

Gold smuggling: Left govt on backfoot in Kerala after Sivasankar’s arrest

Thiruvananthapuram: The arrest of suspended IAS officer M Sivasankar by the Enforcement Directorate has put the Left Democratic Front government and the...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Art as sanctuary

As the self-isolation period weighed down heavily on one’s mental health, taking to the visual arts has been nothing short of therapeutic...

From a refugee to India’s king of spices

PTI Mahashay Dharampal Gulati was 24 at the time of Partition and his family, which had a stable business...

Schoolgirls, nursing as a career… and building the links

Frederick Noronha Our family returned home from Brazil in the monsoon of 1966. Dad was homesick, the economy there...

The ‘sameness’ of all living beings

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi It is only Western philosophy that draws a dividing line between human and animal (‘’man and...