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K'taka hijab ban: Hijab not an essential religious practice, reiterates govt

The Karnataka High Court continues petitions challenging the hijab ban in schools and colleges. On February 18, the Advocate General of Karnataka began his arguments in response to the petitioners' submissions.

21 February,2022 04:52 PM IST | Mumbai
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Voting for 59 Assembly constituencies spread across nine districts of Uttar Pradesh began at 7 am on Wednesday in the fourth phase of polls. The polling will continue till 6 pm. The fourth phase of polling will decide the fate of 624 candidates of Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Banda and Fatehpur

23 February,2022 07:16 PM IST | Mumbai
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Polling to decide the fate of 692 candidates in the fray for 61 assembly seats across 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh will take place in the fifth phase of the state Assembly elections today. Voters will decide the fate of Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, minister Sidharth Nath Singh, Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra and others today

27 February,2022 06:46 PM IST | Mumbai
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The counting of votes for the five state Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur began today at 8 am. The exit polls have predicted that BJP will be elected in UP but with reduced seats. AAP is set to win Punjab and the saffron party will retain Uttarakhand. Some exit polls predicted a hung-assembly in Goa. The polls for 117 constituencies were held on February 20 and a total 1,54,69,618 voters exercised their right to franchise.

10 March,2022 09:52 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Karnataka High Court is scheduled to pronounce the judgment on the hijab row today. As a precautionary measure, security has been beefed up across the state. Holiday has been declared in the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Kalaburagi and Shivamogga for the schools and colleges on Monday.

15 March,2022 10:52 AM IST | Mumbai
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The Rajya Sabha election will be held for six seats from Maharashtra, two from Haryana and five each from Rajasthan and Karnataka. Polling is set to begin at 9 am and conclude at 4 pm.

10 June,2022 11:08 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to examine a plea seeking a review of the PMLA verdict which upheld the ED's powers, including those relating to arrest, and sought response from the Centre on the issue. Follow Live updates here.

25 August,2022 06:56 PM IST | Mumbai
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The difference between the number of votes for BJP & Congress was less than 1 per cent, said PM Modi after BJP lost to Congress. We are closing the LIVE blog now.

08 December,2022 10:18 PM IST | Mumbai
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Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman concludes budget presentation. We are closing the LIVE blog now

01 February,2023 04:58 PM IST | Mumbai
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Envoys and missions of several countries condoled the loss of lives in the tragic train accident in Odisha and expressed solidarity with India. We are closing the Live Blog now

03 June,2023 10:21 PM IST | Mumbai
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Chandrayaan-3 moon landing live updates: Lander module makes soft landing on the Moon surface, informs ISRO. We are closing BLOG now

23 August,2023 06:39 PM IST | New Delhi
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G20 Summit Delhi LIVE Updates: President Murmu and PM Modi on Saturday welcomed G20 leaders and delegates at a grand dinner hosted for them at Bharat Mandapam. We are closing the LIVE blog now

09 September,2023 10:07 PM IST | New Delhi
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Ayodhya Ram Mandir inauguration LIVE updates: Israeli Ambassador to India Naor Gilon on Monday said the 'pran pratishtha' at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya was a historic moment for devotees across the world. We are closing the live blog.

22 January,2024 10:26 PM IST | Ayodhya
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Republic Day 2024 LIVE Updates: Russian President Vladimir Putin said India enjoys a "deserved influence in the international arena" and is playing "an active role" in solving the most important issues. We are closing the live blog.

26 January,2024 09:52 PM IST | Delhi
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Budget 2024 LIVE Updates: The interim budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is one that builds on the economic momentum and growth of the last few years, TVS Motor Company MD Sudarshan Venu said. This blog is closed.

01 February,2024 10:43 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Narcotics Control Bureau, the Navy and the Gujarat Police have seized a gigantic consignment of 3,132 kg of drugs in a joint operation, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday (Pics/PTI and AFP)

28 February,2024 02:13 PM IST | ronak mastakar

Weather Update: Rains lashes parts north India; 4 die in UP, 3 in J&K

Jammu-Srinagar highway remained blocked amid heavy rainfall on Sunday and stranded passengers rescued National Highway Authorities

03 March,2024 04:28 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent

Maha Transport dept issues SOP for registration of vehicles from other states

The department issued a directive recently after it came to light that several trucks and buses from Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and other places operating with fake chassis and engine numbers had re-registered at RTOs in the state

03 March,2024 03:28 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI

Maharashtra: Dacoity bid foiled in Thane district; four held under Arms Act, IPC

A patrolling team of the police spotted the accused on the road in the wee hours in the Kulgaon area

03 March,2024 03:15 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI

House collapse claims lives of woman, her 3 daughters in Reasi amid heavy rains

Phalla Akhter (30) and her three daughters Nasima (5), Safeena Kousar (3), and Samreen Kousar (2) died when their home collapsed during heavy rainfall.

03 March,2024 01:45 PM IST | Srinagar | mid-day online correspondent

Home Min says cops exploring multiple avenues, including biz rivalry

An explosion happened on Friday at Rameshwaram Cafe in Brookefield, East Bengaluru. The main suspect, a man dressed in a cap, mask, and glasses, is still at large.

03 March,2024 01:38 PM IST | Bengaluru | mid-day online correspondent

Maharashtra: Cop held in connection with 42 kg drug seizure in Pimpri Chinchwad

Police in Pimpri Chinchwad seized 2.32 kg of mephedrone from accused sub-inspector Vikas Shelke during the investigation into a 42 kg drug seizure.

03 March,2024 11:02 AM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent

    Anant-Radhika Pre-wedding: From Rajinikanth to Amitabh Bachchan, celebs spotted

    On the Day 3 of Anant-Radhika Pre-wedding function, many celebs were spotted at the Jamnagar airport. While some celebrities reached Jamnagar airport today to attend the function today, other were seen making a departure from Jamnagar after attending the day 2 of the function. Superstar Rajinikanth was spotted with his family reaching Jamnagar today to attend the function. Amitabh Bachchan was seen with daughter Shweta Bachchan on his way towards Jamnagar. The airport of Jamnagar has become a celebrity hotspot with celebs from around the globe reaching Gujarat’s town to attend the grand Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant Pre-wedding function which is a three-day affair.

    03 March,2024 04:24 PM

    AI is better at thinking out of the box than you

    The study, led by University of Arkansas researchers, marks a significant moment in understanding AI’s role in creative processes

    03 March,2024 07:03 AM IST | Mumbai | A Correspondent

    Israel army strip, abuse, beat women sheltering in Gaza City

    Women and minors hiding in UN school interrogated for 6 weeks

    03 March,2024 05:39 AM IST | Gaza | Agencies

    Ship attacked by Houthi militants in Red Sea sinks

    The sinking of the Rubymar comes as shipping through the crucial waterway for cargo and energy shipments moving from Asia and the Middle East to Europe has been affected by the Houthi attacks.

    03 March,2024 05:37 AM IST | Houthi | Agencies

    Russian drone attack: Four killed, eight hurt in Odesa

    A 3-month-old baby was among the dead. A further eight people sustained injuries, authorities said.

    03 March,2024 05:34 AM IST | Kyiv | Agencies

    Sweden joins NATO, ends 200 years of being neutral

    Move comes amid fears of escalation in global geo-political conflicts

    03 March,2024 05:30 AM IST | Stockholm | Agencies

    Piyush Goyal says protection for Indian farmers, fishermen ensured at WTO MC 13

    Emphasisng the importance of securing their well-being, Goyal stated, "I think that India has successfully delivered on the issues that were our role and has achieved the outcomes that we expected."

    02 March,2024 07:53 AM IST | Abu Dhabi | ANI

    Jayalalithaa birth anniversary: Imp events that turned an actor to successful CM

    Jayalalitha has left an incredible mark in the history of Indian politics. Her journey from the glamorous world of films to the world of politics has been inspiring

    23 February,2024 08:51 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Morarji Desai birth anniversary: Famous quotes of former Indian PM

    On Morarji Desai's birth anniversary here are some famous quotes of former PM

    23 February,2024 01:51 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    J Jayalalitha birth anniversary: A look into the life of former Tamil Nadu CM

    The birth anniversary of one of India's most charismatic and prominent leaders, Jayaram Jayalalithaa, also known as Amma is marked on February 24

    23 February,2024 01:24 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Board exams 2024: Handling the exam stress

    As March, April, and May approach, students across the country gear up for the challenging months ahead, bracing themselves for the intense pressure that comes with academic exams. With academic goals at the forefront of their minds, students are hunkering down, locking themselves away to minimize distractions and maximize study time.

    14 February,2024 02:44 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Vasant Panchami 2024: Significance and stories behind the festival

    Vasant Panchami, also known as Basant Panchami, is a celebration of the Spring's arrival. It is Observed on the fifth day (Panchami) of the Hindu month Magha

    13 February,2024 10:23 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Sushma Swaraj Birth Anniversary: India's first female External Affairs Minister

    Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, born on February 14, 1952, in Ambala, Haryana, is celebrated for her remarkable contributions to the nation

    13 February,2024 08:28 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Yale built on foundation of Indian textiles

    An Indian-origin student’s research proposal proves how cloth handwoven by Indian weavers sealed the transformation of small Connecticut school into the invincibly solvent Yale University, and even earned its name

    03 March,2024 07:11 AM IST | Mumbai | Shweta Shiware

    It takes a village

    A new documentary revisits Maharashtra’s Mendha Lekha village, which continues to offer lessons in self-rule, participatory democracy and forest conservation

    03 March,2024 07:08 AM IST | Mumbai | Sumedha Raikar Mhatre

    No refusal here!

    Shreyas Iyer had also played the Ranji Trophy game as asked by the Indian team management just before the England Test series started, so it’s not as if he has refused to play the domestic tournament at all

    03 March,2024 07:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Sunil Gavaskar

    Weaponising silence

    Vinothraj’s screenplay and direction radiate assurance in this powerfully feminist film

    03 March,2024 05:05 AM IST | Mumbai | Meenakshi Shedde

    Seasonal march of festivals

    Both the Deccan festival of Ugadi and the Malayali festival of Vishnu happen around the spring equinox, marking the start of the monsoon winds that took traders across the sea, from Arabia through India to Southeast Asia

    03 March,2024 05:02 AM IST | Mumbai | Devdutt Pattanaik

    Dear Bazball

    Bazball is one such benefit not produced in the factory. That benefit to cricket is the ‘no fear of failure’—the embracing of mental freedom.

    03 March,2024 05:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha