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Going gaga over galangal

If you want to know why the Thais are a nation of such happy people, it’s their roots. The galangal root, to be precise. Which you can’t get here in India

27 February,2024 02:07 AM IST | C Y Gopinath
Opinion

Public infra can’t be held hostage to political egos

It is unacceptable that public infra lies shut because a suitable person, translated in political parlance, somebody from a particular political party is unavailable to throw it open

27 February,2024 02:05 AM IST | The Editorial
India News

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Election Commission announces dates

The Election Commission of India late Monday night announced the dates for Lok Sabha elections 2024. The elections will be held on April 19, 2024

26 February,2024 10:38 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

1,551stranded passengers airlifted in 'Kargil courier' between J&K and Ladakh

The operation was launched following closure of the 434-km Srinagar-Leh national highway due to the heavy snowfall in the region

26 February,2024 04:04 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Haryana: Anil Vij assures CBI probe in INLD leader Nafe Singh Rathee's murder

Nafe Singh Rathee and an INLD worker were fatally shot by unidentified gunmen near Delhi, eliciting strong condemnation from opposition parties.

26 February,2024 03:58 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Indian national dies in fire incident in Manhattan residential building

A 27-year-old Indian national, who worked as a journalist here, tragically lost his life in a "devastating" fire caused by a lithium-ion battery in an apartment building in Manhattan

26 February,2024 03:54 PM IST | PTI
India News

Political slugfest after Kashmiri academic Nitasha Kaul denied entry into India

A Kashmiri Pandit academic based in the United Kingdom, Professor  Nitasha Kaul has found herself at the centre of a contentious debate on democratic principles and political interference after being denied entry to India

26 February,2024 03:44 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Palestinian prime minister resigns, a move that could open door to reforms

The US wants a reformed Palestinian Authority to govern Gaza once the war is over

26 February,2024 03:35 PM IST | Agencies
India News

Several Indians discharged from Russian army following India's demand: MEA

It said India remains committed, as a matter of "top priority", to actively pursuing with the Russian authorities all the relevant cases of Indian nationals for an early discharge from the Russian army

26 February,2024 01:44 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

SC trashes PIL against new criminal laws, set to come into effect from July 1

The newly enacted laws -- Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita and Bharatiya Sakshya Act -- is set to completely overhaul the criminal justice system in the country

26 February,2024 01:37 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

PM Modi virtually inaugurates over 2,000 Rail infra projects worth Rs 41,000 cr

Addressing the event, PM Modi called it a symbol of the work culture of 'New India'

26 February,2024 01:31 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Protestors set ablaze a bus, MSRTC suspends services in Jalna

MSRTC suspended bus services in Jalna until further notice after police complaint was submitted by Ambad Depot manager.

26 February,2024 01:07 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Maratha reservation protest: Internet services suspended in 3 districts

Maratha reservation protest: Internet services suspended in 3 districts

The Maratha reservation protest in the state has taken an aggressive mode since Sunday, creating a law and order situation

26 February,2024 12:52 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
PM Modi pays tributes to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his death anniversary

PM Modi pays tributes to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his death anniversary

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar, was born on May 28, 1883, in Nashik

26 February,2024 12:46 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
INLD Haryana president shot dead: Congress demands HC-monitored CBI probe

INLD Haryana president shot dead: Congress demands HC-monitored CBI probe

Senior Congress leader Raghuvir Singh Kadian said Rathee's death was not natural. "It is a political murder and the first such incident in Haryana after it was carved out as a separate state

26 February,2024 12:21 PM IST | Chandigarh | PTI
Bharat Tex 2024: More than 100 countries to participate in the textile event

Bharat Tex 2024: More than 100 countries to participate in the textile event

The four days event will feature over 65 knowledge sessions with more than 100 global panelists discussing various issues facing relevant to the textile sector

26 February,2024 12:15 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Farmers' protest: Noida Police issue traffic advisory ahead of tractor march

Farmers' protest: Noida Police issue traffic advisory ahead of tractor march

The Singhu border, the gateway to Haryana and Punjab, was closed on February 13 due to the farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' March.

26 February,2024 10:57 AM IST | Noida | ANI
Bengal Police arrest another TMC leader, lodge FIR against Shajahan

Bengal Police arrest another TMC leader, lodge FIR against Shajahan

Ajit Maiti, considered close aide of absconding TMC strongman Shahjahan Sheikh, was detained on Sunday evening from the residence of a civic volunteer.

26 February,2024 10:51 AM IST | Kolkata | PTI
Curfew imposed in Ambad tehsil of Jalna considering law and order situation

Curfew imposed in Ambad tehsil of Jalna considering law and order situation

Jalna collector Srikrushna Panchal in the order said Jarange announced on Sunday that he will go to Mumbai and agitate over his demand of Maratha quota

26 February,2024 10:42 AM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
HC junks plea challenging Varanasi court order allowing puja in mosque's cellar

HC junks plea challenging Varanasi court order allowing puja in mosque's cellar

The high court has dismissed Gyanvapi mosque management committee's appeal challenging the Varanasi district judge's January 17 order

26 February,2024 10:40 AM IST | Prayagraj | PTI

"Rajasthan people will never forget Yuvraj of Congress": CM Bhajan Lal Sharma

Speaking at the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) gratitude meetings, CM Bhajan Lal Sharma described Rahul Gandhi as a 'dealer of lies'

26 February,2024 08:58 AM IST | Jaipur | ANI
 Vande Bharat Train: BIG UPDATE by Ashwini Vaishnav

    Vande Bharat Train: BIG UPDATE by Ashwini Vaishnav

    On 26th of February, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation over 2000 railway infrastructure projects worth around Rs 41,000 crores. On this occasion, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw thanked  Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the projects. He also vowed to transform the railway industry. Aswini Vaishnaw informed that soon the railway will be exporting India’s Vande Bharat Express for which the process has been started. The Ministry of Railways is readying a roadmap to start the export of Vande Bharat Train by 2025-26. They are also working to increase production of Bande Bharat trains..

    26 February,2024 05:25 PM IST
    Indian-origin man held for death of Gujarati kin trying to illegally enter US

    Indian-origin man held for death of Gujarati kin trying to illegally enter US

    Harshkumar Ramanlal Patel has been arrested by authorities from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and will appear for a detention hearing on February 28

    26 February,2024 11:55 AM IST | New York | AP

    S Korea sets Thursday as deadline for striking young doctors to return to work

    About 9,000 medical interns & residents have stayed off the job since early last week to protest govt plan to increase medical school admissions by about 65 pc

    26 February,2024 10:51 AM IST | Seoul | AP

    Israel to bypass Hamas by delivering humanitarian aid via northern Gaza

    Karni was a cargo terminal that opened in 1994 after the signing of the Oslo Accords

    26 February,2024 08:48 AM IST | Tel Aviv | ANI
    Jayalalithaa birth anniversary: Imp events that turned an actor to successful CM

    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
    Skin colour can never come out of a bottle or tube!

    Skin colour can never come out of a bottle or tube!

    Are these products tested, and how are they green flagged for sale, even if to a select, small clientele?

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