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Maharashtra: BJP MLA, others object to transfer of some forest officials

Speaking to reporters, Mungantiwar said, 'The right to transfer personnel are with the top forest officials. I have always kept myself away from such transfers as I prefer to focus more on policy decisions'

05 June,2023 08:50 PM IST | PTI
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Two killed in firing incident along Assam-Arunachal border

Two persons were killed and two others were injured in a shooting incident in Assam's Dhemaji district along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Monday

05 June,2023 08:37 PM IST | ANI
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Andhra Pradesh: Minor girl calls helpline, gets child marriage cancelled, seeks

The girl said she does not like marrying now as she wants to continue higher education. So she made a call to Disha SOS and wept, a press note shared by the police department on Monday said

05 June,2023 07:50 PM IST | PTI
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Gang that duped nearly 2,000 people across the country busted, six arrested

Delhi Police has busted an extortion gang involved in duping around 2000 people across the country on the pretext of giving instant loans

05 June,2023 07:30 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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'India as voice of Global South committed to minimizing digital health divide'

NITI Aayog member Dr V K Paul on Monday said India as the voice of Global South is committed to minimizing the digital health divide by promoting digital solutions and innovation to aid universal health coverage

05 June,2023 07:18 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Armed men loot jewellery store in Sangli, flee with valuables worth Rs 14 crore

The suspects looted 80 per cent of the gold ornaments and cash from the store and they later fled in a four-wheeler and a two-wheeler, the official said

05 June,2023 07:02 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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India recycled about 30 lakh tonnes of plastic packaging, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that there has been a compulsory recycling of about 30 lakh tonnes of plastic packaging in India which is 75 percent of the total annual plastic waste produced in India and around 10 thousand producers, importers and brands have come under its ambit today

05 June,2023 06:38 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Former Punjab Minister 'key planner' of attack on Lahore's Jinnah House: Police

Former health minister of Pakistan's Punjab province Dr Yasmin Rashid was the "key planner" of the May 9 attack on the historic Jinnah House or the Corps Commander House here, Punjab police chief Dr Usman Anwar has said after an anti-terrorism court discharged her in the case.

05 June,2023 05:44 PM IST | PTI
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BJP to take out Jan Akrosh Yatra in Jaipur on June 13

According to a spokesperson, the BJP's state unit president C P Joshi called upon the workers and public representatives of the party to ensure maximum participation in the march

05 June,2023 05:17 PM IST | PTI
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Delhi HC grants bail to Nepalese national in espionage case

Justice Vikas Mahajan said no useful purpose would be served in keeping petitioner Sher Singh, who was neither named in the FIR nor was any confidential document recovered from him, behind bars after completion of investigation, and granted him bail subject to conditions

05 June,2023 04:59 PM IST | PTI
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Mamata Banerjee announces jobs for kin of Odisha train accident

The West Bengal CM said that relatives of those who lost their limbs in the Odisha train accident will also be given government jobs

05 June,2023 04:47 PM IST | PTI
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Maharashtra: One killed, three injured during bullock-cart race

The incident took place on Sunday evening near Loni Kalbhor area, on the outskirts of Pune city, an official said

05 June,2023 04:45 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India in strong position to develop medical countermeasures for equitable drugs

India in strong position to develop medical countermeasures for equitable drugs

India is in a strong position to develop an effective medical countermeasures framework involving all nations to ensure drugs, vaccines and diagnostic services equitably reach the needy

05 June,2023 04:36 PM IST | Hyderabad | mid-day online correspondent
NIRF Rankings 2023: IIT Madras tops overall rankings; IISC Bengaluru ranked 2nd

NIRF Rankings 2023: IIT Madras tops overall rankings; IISC Bengaluru ranked 2nd

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras tops the Ministry of Education's India Rankings 2023 of Higher Educational Institutions; Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and IIT-Delhi claimed the second and third spots respectively

05 June,2023 04:30 PM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Flawed decision making has made travelling by rail unsafe: Kharge to PM Modi

Flawed decision making has made travelling by rail unsafe: Kharge to PM Modi

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the Odisha train accident and said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), or any other law enforcement agency, cannot fix accountability for technical, institutional and political failures

05 June,2023 04:25 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
BJP has imposed undeclared emergency in Jammu and Kashmir: JKPCC chief

BJP has imposed undeclared emergency in Jammu and Kashmir: JKPCC chief

The JKPCC chief also said Congress is preparing for municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir as well as in other parts of the country

05 June,2023 04:00 PM IST | Srinagar | PTI
Indian-American dies in an attempt to rescue son from water at California beach

Indian-American dies in an attempt to rescue son from water at California beach

An Indian-American has lost his life while rescuing his 12-year-old son at a beach in the US state of California

05 June,2023 03:56 PM IST | New York | PTI
Maharashtra cabinet expansion will be done soon: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra cabinet expansion will be done soon: Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis also said that the Shiv Sena, led by CM Eknath Shinde, and the BJP will fight all elections together, which was discussed during their meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi

05 June,2023 03:34 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
AP disaster dept receives 2 distress calls pertaining to Odisha train accident

AP disaster dept receives 2 distress calls pertaining to Odisha train accident

The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) has received two distress calls pertaining to the Odisha train accident, out of which the whereabouts of one person were traced while police are on the lookout for another

05 June,2023 03:27 PM IST | Amravati | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra weather update: IMD predicts thunderstorm, light rainfall in Nashik

Maharashtra weather update: IMD predicts thunderstorm, light rainfall in Nashik

A cyclonic circulation which is set to develop into a low-pressure area over the southeast Arabian Sea and intensify in the next two days is expected to critically influence the advance of the monsoon towards the Kerala coast, the IMD said

05 June,2023 03:24 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Winnability will be criterion while allocating tickets for LS polls: Ajit Pawar

Winnability will be criterion while allocating tickets for LS polls: Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar also said the decision about the Shirur Lok Sabha seat, currently represented by Amol Kolhe of NCP, will be taken after discussion with senior leaders

05 June,2023 02:57 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Bihar Bridge Collapse: Spine-Chilling Visuals Of Bhagalpur Bridge Collapse

    Bihar Bridge Collapse: Spine-Chilling Visuals Of Bhagalpur Bridge Collapse

    Under construction Aguwani-Sultanganj bridge in Bihar’s Bhagalpur collapsed in the Ganga river on June 04. The moment when the bridge collapsed was caught on video by locals Moreover, in 2022, a large portion of the bridge collapsed due to a heavy storm.  Further details awaited. Since May 2, 2015, the inauguration of this bridge, which is being built at a cost of 1710 crores, has failed 7 deadlines so far.

    05 June,2023 11:38 AM IST | Bihar
    Belgium investigating whether arms destined to defend Ukraine ended up in Russia

    Belgium investigating whether arms destined to defend Ukraine ended up in Russia

    Belgium is investigating whether weapons it sent to help Ukraine defend its territory were used in fighting just over the border following a news report that said equipment produced by a Belgian company turned up around Russia's Belgorod region

    05 June,2023 04:14 PM IST | Brussels | mid-day online correspondent

    Burkina Faso: More than 2 million people displaced

    Figures released last month showed more than 2 million people are internally displaced in the West African nation, the majority of them women and children, fuelling a dire humanitarian crisis as the conflict pushed people from their homes, off their farms and into congested urban areas or makeshift camps

    05 June,2023 01:56 PM IST | Dakar | mid-day online correspondent

    US: Plane over capital causes military jet to scramble, later crashes

    Hours later, police said rescuers had reached the site of the plane crash in a rural part of the Shenandoah Valley and that no survivors were found.

    05 June,2023 10:30 AM IST | Washington | AP
    Kapil Sibal slams government over Odisha train accident

    Kapil Sibal slams government over Odisha train accident

    The deadly accident involving two passenger trains and a goods train in Odisha's Balasore district killed at least 288 people and injured more than 1100, in one of the worst railway tragedies in the country

    04 June,2023 11:55 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent

    WHO advises against use of sugar substitutes for weight loss

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised against the use of non-sugar sweeteners to control body weight or reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases

    16 May,2023 01:14 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    Mother's Day: How different religions honour mothers

    We occasionally take for granted the unselfish care that our mothers provide. Mother's Day is an opportunity to express our love and appreciation to them as well as to acknowledge our debt to them

    12 May,2023 03:59 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Big Ashes question: Can England ace Australia’s pace?

    Big Ashes question: Can England ace Australia’s pace?

    Australia play its best cricket when the team is purposefully aggressive. This policy worked spectacularly in the last Ashes series and over the long haul has proved superior to England’s more conservative methods

    04 June,2023 08:27 AM IST | Mumbai | Ian Chappell
    04 June,2023 08:02 AM IST | Mumbai | Meenakshi Shedde
    04 June,2023 07:58 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra
    04 June,2023 07:58 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
    04 June,2023 06:48 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
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