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UK PM plans mandatory military service for youth

The military placement would be selective, with tests used to decide eligibility, and involve working with the armed forces or in cyber defence

27 May,2024 01:38 AM IST | Agencies
World News

At least 10, including kids, killed in Gaza drone strike

Strike hits school they were sheltering in, local health workers said

27 May,2024 01:35 AM IST | Agencies
India News

UCC, one nation, one election on BJP’s agenda: Amit Shah

In a wide-ranging interview with PTI, Shah said the Modi government in its next term will also implement ‘One Nation, One Election’ as the time has come for the elections to be held simultaneously in the country

27 May,2024 01:33 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Blaze at children’s hospital claims seven newborns in Delhi

Exploding oxygen cylinders devastate area; officials and netas vow accountability

27 May,2024 01:29 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Bhatinda’s giant-killer seeks second Badal scalp

AAP’s Gurmeet Singh Khuddian takes on Harsimrat Kaur Badal after defeating her father-in-law in assembly polls

27 May,2024 12:22 AM IST | Faisal Tandel
India News

‘BJP became the richest party in five years’

Priyanka tears into government over price rise, unemployment, farmer and women’s issues in series of rallies in Punjab

27 May,2024 12:19 AM IST | Faisal Tandel
India News

A ‘fakir’ from ‘jhopdi’ takes on Misa Bharti

Downplaying his ancestral home, which is among assets worth Rs 4.5 crore, Ram Kripal Yadav casts himself as the underdog against Lalu’s daughter

27 May,2024 12:12 AM IST | Diwakar Sharma
Opinion

Insane art of poll predictions

We have become nervous wrecks trying to predict the outcome of the ongoing elections. It must be remembered that every election is understood after the results, not before

27 May,2024 12:09 AM IST | Ajaz Ashraf
Opinion

It’s not that hard to drive on the correct side of the road

We frequently see vehicles plying on the wrong side, especially on smaller roads or bylanes. Sometimes, drivers or riders take a  quick U-turn trying to reach a destination, on the wrong side as they claim it is only a short distance that they have to go

27 May,2024 12:07 AM IST | The Editorial
India News

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for Bengal ahead of cyclone Remal's landfall

IMD said that light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places is likely over coastal districts of West Bengal and eastern districts of Gangetic West Bengal adjacent to Bangladesh

26 May,2024 10:58 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Twelve people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence on flight

Dublin Airport said in a statement that flight QR017, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed safely as scheduled before 1 pm (1200 GMT)

26 May,2024 10:24 PM IST | AP
World News

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina pledges apartments for labourers and slum-dwellers

She promised to launch a project in the Bangabazar market area

26 May,2024 10:20 PM IST | IANS
Maharashtra: Three killed in lightning strikes and tree collapse in Latur

Maharashtra: Three killed in lightning strikes and tree collapse in Latur

Two buffaloes were also killed in separate incidents after they were struck by the bolt from the sky

26 May,2024 09:32 PM IST | Latur | mid-day online correspondent
Income Tax officials find Rs 26 crore 'unaccounted' cash after raids in Nashik

Income Tax officials find Rs 26 crore 'unaccounted' cash after raids in Nashik

The searches were launched following inputs regarding alleged tax evasion by the jewellery company and its promoters, sources said

26 May,2024 08:59 PM IST | Nashik | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: 28 injured as MSRTC bus rams into tanker in Nashik

Maharashtra: 28 injured as MSRTC bus rams into tanker in Nashik

The MSRTC bus was on its way from Kalyan in Thane district to Chalisgaon in Nashik district when the accident took place

26 May,2024 08:46 PM IST | Nashik | mid-day online correspondent
Man mauled to death by tiger in Chandrapur

Man mauled to death by tiger in Chandrapur

The man's body was discovered in the Sindewahi range, an official said

26 May,2024 08:34 PM IST | Chandrapur | mid-day online correspondent
PM Modi chairs meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Remal

PM Modi chairs meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Remal

Cyclone Remal is likely to make landfall between Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coasts around midnight

26 May,2024 08:23 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Cop held by ACB for taking bribe of Rs 8,000 in Gondia

Maharashtra: Cop held by ACB for taking bribe of Rs 8,000 in Gondia

The cop had allegedly demanded Rs 10,000 from a tractor driver to not register a case against him

26 May,2024 08:13 PM IST | Gondia | mid-day online correspondent
Delhi: Owner of children's hospital where fire killed seven newborns held

Delhi: Owner of children's hospital where fire killed seven newborns held

Dr Naveen Kichi had been on the run since the fire outbreak late on Saturday, the police said

26 May,2024 08:06 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Rajkot fire: FIR against 6 partners, facility didn't have fire NOC, say cops

Rajkot fire: FIR against 6 partners, facility didn't have fire NOC, say cops

The fire in the game zone had killed 27 persons

26 May,2024 07:24 PM IST | Rajkot | PTI
Tripura: More than 4,000 patients benefit from CM's health scheme

Tripura: More than 4,000 patients benefit from CM's health scheme

The number of families missing from the PM-JAY beneficiary list stands at 4,15,000.

26 May,2024 06:14 PM IST | Agartala | mid-day online correspondent
Cyclone Remal To Hit West Bengal, Red Alert Issued In Coastal Regions

    Cyclone Remal To Hit West Bengal, Red Alert Issued In Coastal Regions

    A severe cyclone is expected to make landfall in parts of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 26. The India Meteorological Department issued a warning against the Cyclone named ‘Remal’. The cyclone is expected to be accompanied by extremely heavy rainfall and strong winds in West Bengal. The cyclone’s formation was initiated by a low-pressure system over the southwest and west-central Bay of Bengal, which intensified into Cyclone ‘Remal’. IMD forecasts suggest that the cyclone will continue to gain strength, posing threats of heavy rainfall, strong winds, and storm surges along its path. The administration is fully prepared and NDRF teams have been deployed in the vulnerable area. Authorities have urged residents in these areas, to brace for adverse weather conditions starting from May 26. Meanwhile, Kolkata Airport Authority on May 25, announced the suspension of flight operations for next 21 hours. IMD said that the current warning for Cyclone Remal is in effect until May 28, but it may be extended if the situation requires.

    26 May,2024 05:53 PM IST
    Two killed in Russian airstrike on hardware superstore in Kharkiv

    Two killed in Russian airstrike on hardware superstore in Kharkiv

    Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy claimed that it was clearly a planned attack and civilians were targeted

    26 May,2024 10:17 PM IST | Kharkiv (Ukraine) | mid-day online correspondent

    South Africa to follow up on arrest of Gupta brothers in India

    Three Gupta brothers are from an Indian origin family and they have been accused of plundering billions of rands in South Africa through their close association with former president Jacob Zuma

    26 May,2024 10:12 PM IST | Johannesburg | PTI

    Labour Party doesn't have any plan, our country at risk if they win, says Sunak

    Earlier on May 22, Rishi Sunak in a surprise announcement outside Downing Street declared the general election on July 4

    26 May,2024 10:06 PM IST | London | ANI
    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    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

    Maharashtrians in Sweden celebrate Gudi Padwa in traditional way

    On Sunday, the Maharashtrian Mandal in Gothenburg, Sweden celebrated the festival of Gudi Padwa in a traditional way taking pride in the Marathi culture

    15 April,2024 09:05 PM IST | Mumbai | Faisal Tandel
    ‘Our life bubbled with pranks and boyfriend drama’

    ‘Our life bubbled with pranks and boyfriend drama’

    In a scene straight out of Grease, creative educator Erika Cunha and Miss India 1987, Erica de Sousa, rekindle childhood memories of masti and mayhem

    26 May,2024 07:05 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
    26 May,2024 06:53 AM IST | Mumbai | Meenakshi Shedde
    26 May,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
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