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Hindu religious leader hails Godse for killing Mahatma Gandhi

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He also used an abusive word against Mahatma Gandhi while delivering a speech at dharma sansad organised by an organisation at Chhattisgarh's capital Raipur, drawing flak from the leaders of the ruling Congress.

PM Modi: Benchmark Should Be How Parliament Functioned Not Disrupted

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the benchmark for assessment should be how Parliament functioned and not how forcefully it was disrupted, as he asserted that the dignity of the House and the Chair should be maintained.


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

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.

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23 November, 2021

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

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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.


23 November, 2021

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

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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.


23 November, 2021

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

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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

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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

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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.


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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.


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


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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.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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