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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.

India blocks 43 more Chinese mobile apps

PTI New Delhi India on Tuesday blocked 43 more Chinese mobile apps, including Alibaba Group Holding’s...

Karnataka CM defers move on Lingayats-in-OBC-list

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday deferred at a last minute a proposal to recommend inclusion of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat...

Cong’s crisis manager Ahmed Patel passes away

PTI New Delhi The Congress party’s top strategist and troubleshooter Ahmed Patel died in a Gurugram...

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Baghjan oil well blowout singes fields, fish and livelihoods

Baghjan (Assam): For more than 100 days, the fire raged, a tall blaze of angry orange that killed the fish in ponds...

Parliament must send unanimous message to soldiers that country standing behind them: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed confidence that Parliament will send out a unanimous and strong message that the...

Computer-designed antiviral proteins inhibit COVID-19 in lab, scientists find

New Delhi: Computer-designed synthetic antiviral proteins have been shown to protect lab-grown human cells from SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, scientists...

Police seeks 10-day custody of ex-JNU student leader

New Delhi: Delhi Police Monday sought 10-day custody of former JNU student leader Umar Khalid, arrested under the stringent anti-terror law Unlawful...

BJD to back NDA candidate in RS dy chairman polls, Cong criticises

Bhubaneswar: BJD Monday extended support to NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh in the election for Rajya Sabha depurty chariman drawing sharp criticism...

Par nod to bills to ensure quality homeopathy

New Delhi: Parliament has given its nod to two bills that propose a medical education system that improve access to quality and...

Bill to cut MPs’ salaries by 30% to meet COVID exigencies introduced in LS

New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Monday introduced in Lok Sabha a bill that seeks to reduce for one year...

On Day 1, 30 MPs test positive for COVID-19

New Delhi: Around 30 MPs, including BJP’s Meenakshi Lekhi and Pravesh Verma, and over 50 employees of Parliament have tested positive for...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

Love under threat

Interfaith couples uneasy as ‘love jihad’ storm rages, gathers force Trisha Mukherjee and Manik Gupta Crisscrossing...

Unfunny times

While many comedians started performing online during the lockdown, it has not worked for most. And even now the comedy industry is...

Where have all the picnics gone?

Frederick Noronha Maybe I’m just imagining it, or maybe it’s how you feel when the years add up. But,...

The benefits of antioxidants

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi The oxygen that we breathe helps to break down the molecules in the food so that...