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Ajit Doval reappointed as National Secutiry Adviser

His appointment will be co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further orders, it said.

14 June,2024 03:10 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Search ops continue in J-K

Police joined the paramilitary forces in searches in the Narwal bypass area on the outskirts of Jammu after a woman reported suspicious movement of two persons

14 June,2024 03:07 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Himachal takes U-turn, tells SC it doesn’t have water

The Himachal Pradesh government told the SC that it does not have surplus 136 cusecs of water and withdrew its earlier statement.

14 June,2024 03:04 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Kuwait pledges full support after blaze that killed 49

The minister gave this assurance as MoS for External Affairs Kirti Vardhan Singh, who is here to oversee relief efforts and meet the injured, called on him

14 June,2024 03:01 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Police in Argentina clash with protesters

Protesters from various social groups and unions had gathered there to express opposition to the proposed reforms by Milei.

14 June,2024 02:56 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Israel hits dozens of terror targets in Gaza

During one of the operations, IDF troops used a drone to identify and strike an armed terrorist

14 June,2024 02:54 AM IST | Agencies
World News

9 killed in Russian attacks on Ukraine ahead of G7 summit

Ukrainian authorities said that along with the nine killed, 29 others, including five children, were wounded

14 June,2024 02:50 AM IST | Agencies
Opinion

Leisure as an everyday experience

Abandoning capitalist notions of productivity affords one space to view their body in a state of movement and rest

14 June,2024 02:43 AM IST | Rosalyn D'mello
Opinion

Kids need to learn that all actions have consequences

The boy said that he sent the email just for fun and was inspired by a similar hoax at the Mumbai airport.

14 June,2024 02:40 AM IST | The Editorial
Opinion

‘This should serve as an eye-opener’

Kuwait tragedy has several takeaways, as typical Mumbai scenario of dense population packed into buildings poses immense challenges

13 June,2024 11:20 PM IST | Shamola Khanna
India News

Maharastra Weather Update: Thunderstorm likely in Pune and Nagpur says IMD

The lowest was recorded in Mahabaleshwar at 22.8 degree celsius, a few degrees higher than the usual figure

13 June,2024 09:29 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Minor girl from West Bengal gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka

The victim told the police that she had come to Jharkhand from West Bengal to attend a wedding ceremony in a village within the jurisdiction of the Shikaripara police station

13 June,2024 07:43 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Reasi terror attack: 50 detained; search operation expanded

Reasi terror attack: 50 detained; search operation expanded

On Sunday, terrorists opened fire on a 53-seater bus carrying pilgrims when it was en route to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra from the Shiv Khori temple

13 June,2024 06:31 PM IST | Reasi | mid-day online correspondent
Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against ex-CM Yediyurappa in POCSO case

Non-bailable arrest warrant issued against ex-CM Yediyurappa in POCSO case

A complaint was filed by the mother of a 17-year-old girl who accused the poltician of sexually assaulting her daughter during a meeting on February 2 this year. The incidence allegedly took place at his residence in Dollars Colony in Bengaluru.

13 June,2024 05:45 PM IST | Bengaluru | mid-day online correspondent
Nagpur: Blast in explosives factory kills six, injures three

Nagpur: Blast in explosives factory kills six, injures three

The blast took place around 1 pm at Chamundi Explosive Pvt Ltd at Dhamna village under Hingna police station limits, around 25 km from Nagpur

13 June,2024 05:01 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
Maratha quota activist Jarange suspends indefinite fast

Maratha quota activist Jarange suspends indefinite fast

The announcement was made by him after Maharashtra minister and member of Maratha quota sub-committee Shambhuraj Desai, Shiv Sena MP Sandipan Bhumre met him at his native Antarwali Sarati village in Jalna district and discussed the issue

13 June,2024 04:22 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
NEET row: Results of 1,563 students cancelled; NTA tells SC re-exam on June 23

NEET row: Results of 1,563 students cancelled; NTA tells SC re-exam on June 23

The Supreme Court was informed by the NTA that a panel had reviewed cases of over 1,563 NEET-UG exam applicants who were given grace marks for lost time.

13 June,2024 01:59 PM IST | Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Many Keralites lost lives in Kuwait fire incident, Shameer among them

Many Keralites lost lives in Kuwait fire incident, Shameer among them

Shameer worked as a heavy vehicle driver in Kuwait. The family learned about the incident at 11:00 am on Wednesday, the relative said.

13 June,2024 09:02 AM IST | Kerala | ANI
Reasi terror attack: 'Bus driver, conductor acted bravely,' says J-K BJP chief

Reasi terror attack: 'Bus driver, conductor acted bravely,' says J-K BJP chief

Raina said, "The cowardly Pakistanis have committed a very big sin... A bus was attacked in Reasi, in which at least 10 people lost their lives. Many people were injured in this terrorist attack."

13 June,2024 08:59 AM IST | Jammu | ANI
Around 40 Indians killed, over 50 injured in devastating fire in Kuwait

Around 40 Indians killed, over 50 injured in devastating fire in Kuwait

External Affairs Minister spoke to his Kuwaiti counterpart Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya on phone and urged him for the early repatriation of the mortal remains of those killed

13 June,2024 08:55 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Retail inflation hits one-year low at 4.75 pc

Retail inflation hits one-year low at 4.75 pc

Consumer Price Index (CPI) based retail inflation was 4.83 per cent in Apr 2024 and 4.31 per cent in May 2023 (previous low)

13 June,2024 08:41 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Congress Leader Blasts BJP Over NEET Controversy

    Congress Leader Blasts BJP Over NEET Controversy

    Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi, in a press conference, criticized the BJP government's handling of the NEET exam controversy, branding it as irresponsible and insensitive. He condemned the inquiry conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and instead called for a Supreme Court-monitored investigation. Gogoi emphasized the need for transparency and impartiality in addressing the concerns surrounding the NEET examination process. His remarks underscored Congress's stance on the issue, advocating for a thorough and independent probe to ensure justice and accountability.

    13 June,2024 05:47 PM IST
    Indian Mission coordinates relief for citizens affected by Mangaf fire in Kuwait

    Indian Mission coordinates relief for citizens affected by Mangaf fire in Kuwait

    The fire broke out in the kitchen of a seven-story building in Mangaf, Ahmadi Governorate, that housed 195 migrant labourers, early Wednesday morning

    13 June,2024 11:31 AM IST | Dubai/Kuwait City | mid-day online correspondent

    Joe Biden, Zelenskyy to sign security agreement between US & Ukraine

    The international group of wealthy democracies has been discussing ways of using the more than USD 260 billion in Russian assets frozen outside the country after the February 24, 2022, invasion of Ukraine to help Kyiv

    13 June,2024 08:58 AM IST | Aboard Air Force One | AP

    Kuwait fire incident: EAM Jaishankar speaks to Kuwaiti foreign minister

    Around 40 Indians are understood to have died and over 50 injured in the blaze in a building housing around 195 migrant workers, officials said

    13 June,2024 08:55 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    According to police, Gopal Khandelwal had a dispute with his neighbour Prabhu Thakaria over car parking in Shanti Colony on Thursday night

    01 June,2024 05:59 AM IST | Jaipur | PTI

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Ram Navami 2024: Greetings, wishes and messages to share with family, friends

    On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, here are some heartfelt greetings, wishes and messages to share with your family and friends

    16 April,2024 07:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Avert tragedy this picnic season by exercising caution

    Avert tragedy this picnic season by exercising caution

    Those below often go into the water, to immerse themselves fully and then emerge, looking heroic while others copy them or cheer

    12 June,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    10 June,2024 06:49 AM IST | Mumbai | Ajaz Ashraf
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