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Alleged PFI Activist Atiq Ur Rehman Sent To AIIMS From Mathura jail For Bypass Surgery

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The government apparently sanctioned the money a day before the hearing of Rehman’s plea on Thursday by the high court and he was sent to AIIMS on Wednesday, Anand said.

Not Trying To Scuttle Probe Against Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Government Tells High Court

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In September, the CBI issued summons to chief secretary Kunte and DGP Pandey for questioning in connection with the probe.


Hatred More In North India Than South: Arshad Madani

Maulana Madani also said that hatred cannot be countered with hatred, only ignorant people can try to extinguish the fire with fire.

Prime Minister Modi To Lay Foundation Stone Of Noida International Airport On November 25

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The airport will develop a Ground Transportation Centre that will feature a multi-modal transit hub, housing metro and high-speed rail stations, taxi, bus services and private parking, according to the PMO.


Madhya Pradhesh's Chief Minister Announces That Indore's Patalpani Railway Station Is To Be Named After Tribal Icon Tantya Bhil

Chouhan said tribes in the country and Madhya Pradesh have a glorious past and tribal heroes played a very important role in the freedom struggle. The British had made all efforts to end the pride of our tribes. The state government will restore that pride, he added.

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23 November, 2021

BJP Questions Odisha Chief Minister's District Visits As Patnaik Launches Health Card Distribution In Kandhamal

Outlook Web Desk

BJP state unit president Samir Mohanty alleged that taxpayers’ money is being wasted in hosting such big events of the CM and on his chopper rides ahead of the panchayat elections due next year.


22 November, 2021

Over 500 Industrial Units Set Up In Bihar Under Nitish Kumar, More In The Pipeline

Outlook Web Desk

Speaking at a press conference here after inaugurating Bihar Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan, the minister said the State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has received investment proposals worth Rs 36,694 crore.


22 November, 2021

DMRC Launches First Prototype Of Indigenously Developed Driver Training System

Outlook Web Desk

The RSDTS being developed indigenously allows the same core software to be utilised for creating different combinations of rolling stock, signalling and line profiles, by merely changing the input data files, along with minor hardware changes in the driving desk, if so required.


11 November, 2021

Punjab Govt Passes Resolution In Assembly Against Centre’s Farm Laws

Harish Manav

Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.


15 September, 2021

CJI Slams Centre For Delay In Tribunal Appointments, Says Litigants Can't Be Left In Lurch

While observing that "Cherry-Picking" was done in Tribunal appointments, the Supreme Court pulled up centre after it also missed the deadline for appointments. Important tribunals in the country are facing a shortage of presiding officers, judicial and technical members.


17 August, 2021

Taliban Leader In Kabul For Talks

Associated Press (AP)

A government will be announced after the negotiations with non-Taliban leaders are completed, as per the Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen.


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31 July, 2021

Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Associated Press (AP)

Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter


31 July, 2021

Malaysian Youths Demand PM Quit As Pandemic Worsens

Associated Press (AP)

New daily infections breached 10,000 on July 13 for the first time and have stayed there since, despite a virus emergency in January and a lockdown since June 1


31 July, 2021

US Regulators Step Up Scrutiny Of IPO Hopefuls From China

Associated Press (AP)

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the move Friday after Beijing said it would step up its supervision of Chinese companies listed overseas


30 July, 2021

UN Extends CAR Arms Embargo Despite China Appeal To Lift It

Associated Press (AP)

The council adopted the resolution, which also extends targeted sanctions on individuals and companies, by a vote of 14-0 with China abstaining


29 July, 2021

Burundi Government Finally Accepts COVID-19 Vaccines

Associated Press (AP)

Health Minister Thaddee Ndikumana on Wednesday said the vaccines will arrive with the support of the World Bank. It was not immediately clear how many doses the East African country will receive or when.


29 July, 2021

Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

Associated Press (AP)

As per anti money laundering investigator, officials from the two previous administrations had spent about USD 300 million in government money to purchase spyware


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28 July, 2021

Another Russian Journalist's Home Raided Ahead of Prez Elections

Associated Press (AP)

Russian opposition supporters, independent journalists and human rights activists have faced increased government pressure ahead of September's voting


Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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