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Dhaka Uni shut after job quota protests spiral out of control

Six people, including three students, dead; 100 others injured in violence

17 July,2024 11:55 PM IST | Agencies
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Kin of those killed mark tragedy that claimed 298

The conflict has since escalated into a full-scale war with Russia’s invasion of its smaller neighbour in February 2022

17 July,2024 11:52 PM IST | Agencies
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US discusses hostage deal with Israel

Earlier on June 11, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution vote on the US proposal for a permanent ceasefire and release of the hostages in Gaza

17 July,2024 11:49 PM IST | Agencies
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Ex-minister Priti Patel may contest to be UK Oppn Leader

“Priti has kept a low profile and done her best to support others, she feels colleagues also need time to digest the general election result and don't want posturing in the media from prospective candidates,” a senior Tory MP said

17 July,2024 11:47 PM IST | Agencies
World News

Exiled Chinese billionaire convicted of fraud

Once believed to be among the richest people in China, Guo was arrested in New York in March 2023 and accused of operating a racketeering enterprise that stretched from 2018 through 2023

17 July,2024 11:43 PM IST | Agencies
India News

Haryana grants 10 per cent job reservation for Agniveers

At a press conference here, Chief Minister Nayab Singh Saini said that in direct recruitment to posts of constable, mining guard, forest guard, jail warden and special police officer made by the state government, there will be a 10 per cent horizontal reservation for Agniveers

17 July,2024 11:40 PM IST | Agencies
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Gunfire erupts twice in Doda, terrorists flee

VDGs also opened fire on observing suspicious movement outside their village, while two explosive shells were recovered from Gandoh area, they said

17 July,2024 11:36 PM IST | Agencies
India News

More than 14k child marriages stopped this year

Civil society and panchayats play key role in combating child marriage; report calls for faster trials and better victim support

17 July,2024 11:33 PM IST | Agencies
Opinion

Here comes Gambhir and the talk

Reaction to appointments of India head coaches/consultants have, over years, provided wholesome fodder to the media. But all that BCCI’s latest big appointee would want now is to begin his stint

17 July,2024 10:44 PM IST | Clayton Murzello
Opinion

There’s always a solution if we look for one

The removal of all stalls on platform 10 is an important step. The island platform was always crowded. We would like to congratulate whoever is responsible,” another commuter, Rakesh Ranjan, said

17 July,2024 10:41 PM IST | The Editorial
India News

PM Modi likely to address party workers tomorrow at BJP headquarters

PM Modi will reportedly reach party headquarters at 6 pm, where he will meet and address the party workers at the office

17 July,2024 10:10 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Karnataka bill mandating reservation for Kannadigas in private firms put on hold

Karnataka State Employment of Local Candidates in the Industries, Factories and Other Establishments Bill, 2024 was cleared by the state Cabinet on Tuesday. However, the bill came in for criticism from business honchos and tech tycoons

17 July,2024 09:27 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Woman talking over phone on terrace falls to death

Maharashtra: Woman talking over phone on terrace falls to death

The woman lost balance on the parapet wall and fell to the ground

17 July,2024 08:50 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
First installment of Ladki Bahin scheme to be released during Rakshabandhan

First installment of Ladki Bahin scheme to be released during Rakshabandhan

Fadnavis, along with Deputy CM Ajit Pawar, was in Gadchiroli district for the foundation stone-laying ceremony for Surjagad Ispat Pvt. Ltd

17 July,2024 08:03 PM IST | Gadchiroli | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra weather update: Significant rainfall across state

Maharashtra weather update: Significant rainfall across state

Check details of Maharashtra's weather for Wednesday and next five days

17 July,2024 07:50 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Rajasthan: 19-year-old college girl poisoned for refusing sex

Rajasthan: 19-year-old college girl poisoned for refusing sex

The matter is being investigated and no arrest has been made in the case. According to the complaint lodged by the victim's father at Halena Police Station, five classmates of her daughter, who was studying in a private college in Bharatpur, were forcing her to have sex with them, and when she refused they poisoned her

17 July,2024 07:21 PM IST | Jaipur | PTI
Maharashtra: School lab assistant held for accepting Rs 400 bribe in Latur

Maharashtra: School lab assistant held for accepting Rs 400 bribe in Latur

The ACB reportedly laid a trap and nabbed the lab assistant on Tuesday while accepting the bribe

17 July,2024 06:28 PM IST | Latur | mid-day online correspondent
14 injured during Muharram procession due to electrocution in Bihar

14 injured during Muharram procession due to electrocution in Bihar

When the procession was passing through an open field, a portion of the tazia came in contact with a high-tension electric wire

17 July,2024 05:49 PM IST | Araria | mid-day online correspondent
Pune car crash: Probe panel recommends action against JJB members

Pune car crash: Probe panel recommends action against JJB members

The probe panel wrote to the state government and proposed a disciplinary action against both the JJB members

17 July,2024 05:17 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Delhi Excise Policy Case: HC reserves order on Kejriwal's pleas

Delhi Excise Policy Case: HC reserves order on Kejriwal's pleas

The high court has listed his regular bail plea for further arguments on July 29

17 July,2024 04:44 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Speeding van knocks down women devotees along Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli NH

Speeding van knocks down women devotees along Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli NH

The Tiruchirappalli-bound van rammed into the five people at Valambakudi village, early on Wednesday

17 July,2024 04:12 PM IST | Thanjavur | mid-day online correspondent
WATCH: CM Yogi Admits 'Over-confidence' caused harm to BJP in LS Elections

    WATCH: CM Yogi Admits 'Over-confidence' caused harm to BJP in LS Elections

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath emphasized the need for active participation in the upcoming Assembly by-elections for 10 seats and the 2027 Assembly elections. He highlighted that over-confidence has been detrimental in past elections and stressed the importance of renewed effort. CM Yogi urged everyone to begin preparations to ensure BJP's success in the state once more. Yogi urged the party leaders and workers to be active on social media and immediately refute any kind of rumours. His statement underscores the call to action for supporters and party members to work diligently towards achieving their goals in the upcoming electoral contests. Watch video for more.

    17 July,2024 04:10 PM IST
    13 Indians, 3 Sri Lankans missing after oil tanker capsizes off Oman coast

    13 Indians, 3 Sri Lankans missing after oil tanker capsizes off Oman coast

    Thirteen Indians are among the 16-member crew of a Comoros-flagged oil tanker that went missing after it capsized off the coast of Oman

    17 July,2024 11:34 AM IST | Muscat | mid-day online correspondent

    'Decision to ban Imran's party will be made after consulting allied parties'

    Speaking to the media, Ishaq Dar underlined that the PTI government's subsequent economic mishandling and the 2018 election theft are what led to the present inflation rather than the current administration

    17 July,2024 08:05 AM IST | Islamabad (Pakistan) | ANI

    Donald Trump makes first public appearance to roaring applause

    Announces name of running mate— Senator J D Vance

    17 July,2024 07:30 AM IST | Milwaukee | Agencies
    Shrawan Begins 2024: Understanding the significance of this sacred month

    Shrawan Begins 2024: Understanding the significance of this sacred month

    Shrawan, also known as Sawan, is a highly revered month in the Hindu calendar. Here, as Shrawan begins 2024, we explore why it is so important & how it is celebrated.

    15 July,2024 10:41 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Commemorating Guru Purnima 2024: Honouring our teachers and guides

    Guru Purnima 2024 holds deep cultural and spiritual importance, with various customs and traditions observed to mark the occasion.

    15 July,2024 10:41 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Commemorating Muharram 2024: Here's how Muslims observe Ashura

    Ahead of Muharram 2024, the report looks at how Muharram and Ashura are honoured, as well as the traditions linked with this holy month.

    13 July,2024 03:16 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Sport should be a level playing field

    Sport should be a level playing field

    The four young practitioners, training in mallakhamb, which is an indigenous sport and essentially means yoga on a rope or pole, practise at Shivaji Park

    16 July,2024 05:02 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    15 July,2024 05:17 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
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