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Palestinian death toll in Gaza surpasses 30,000; dozens waiting for aid

Gaza City and the rest of northern Gaza were the first targets of Israel's air, sea and ground offensive launched in response to Hamas' October 7 attack. The area has suffered widespread devastation

29 February,2024 03:46 PM IST | AP
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Notification on restrictions for change in surname by married women challenged

The plea stated that the notification mandated a married woman, who wishes to obtain a maiden surname, to submit a company decree of divorce or an NOC certificate from her husband

29 February,2024 03:17 PM IST | ANI
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SC to hear plea in March seeking release of detained Rohingya refugees

The plea, filed by Priyal Sur, stated Rohingya refugees have been detained in facilities across India arbitrarily and sought their release.

29 February,2024 12:57 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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14 people killed, 20 injured as pick-up vehicle overturns in Madhya Pradesh

The accident took place near Badjhar Ghat at around 1.30 am when the vehicle's driver lost control over the wheels while negotiating a blind turn

29 February,2024 11:45 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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BJP will win all 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, says Dy CM Brajesh Pathak

Brajesh Pathak said the just held Rajya Sabha polls saw all the eight BJP candidates emerging victorious in Uttar Pradesh and the party is drawing inspiration from this win

29 February,2024 11:25 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Ex-Intel India head killed after being knocked down by speeding cab

The accident took place at around 5.50 am on Wednesday, when ex-Intel India head Avtar Saini (68) was riding a bicycle along with fellow cyclists on the Palm Beach Road in Nerul area

29 February,2024 11:07 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Akhilesh Yadav unlike to appear before CBI for interrogation, says report

In a notice issued under section 160 of CrPC, the CBI has asked Akhilesh Yadav to appear before it on February 29

29 February,2024 10:33 AM IST | PTI
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Elon Musk announces new 'pinned post' visibility feature on X

As a failsafe to deter "gaming of the system," Musk also revealed that this will only apply to one pinned post every two days.

29 February,2024 10:33 AM IST | ANI
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PM Modi, Mauritius counterpart to jointly inaugurate dvpt projects today

The two leaders will inaugurate these projects through video conferencing at 1 pm, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said.

29 February,2024 10:18 AM IST | ANI
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Nawaz Sharif says next 2 yrs to be challenging for Pakistan's coalition govt

Nawaz Sharif made the remarks at the PML-N parliamentary party meeting which he co-chaired alongside his brother and party president Shehbaz Sharif

29 February,2024 09:52 AM IST | ANI
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Himachal Speaker likely to pronounce order on future of 6 defected Congress MLAs

The petition was filed by Congress MLA & Parliamentary Affairs Min Harsh Wardhan Chauhan under anti-defection law for disqualification of six MLAs.

29 February,2024 09:50 AM IST | ANI
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TMC says West Bengal police arrested Shajahan Sheikh after court cleared decks

The BJP dubbed the arrest as scripted and claimed he was in the safe custody of West Bengal Police

29 February,2024 09:07 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
FM Sitharaman to inaugurate Electronic Data Interchange facility

FM Sitharaman to inaugurate Electronic Data Interchange facility

A total of 101 antiquities shall be handed over to different zonal units of ASI at 7 locations across the country, viz., Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, and Pune

29 February,2024 08:20 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Delhi woman strangled by business partner, accused suspected to have killed self

Delhi woman strangled by business partner, accused suspected to have killed self

"The body is strongly suspected to be that of Sohan Lal. It is now suspected that Sohan Lal strangled her (the woman) and committed suicide," the officer said. The motive for the crime is unknown. A murder case is being registered, he added

29 February,2024 08:18 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Arvind Kejriwal took care of women's safety, says Delhi Minister Atishi

Arvind Kejriwal took care of women's safety, says Delhi Minister Atishi

The minister pointed out that the workers who remained working as bus marshals from 2015 to 2022 started objecting to the files that recognised civil defence volunteers as bus marshals in 2023

29 February,2024 08:15 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
BJP can get seats in two digits in Kerala if it is two zeroes: Shashi Tharoor

BJP can get seats in two digits in Kerala if it is two zeroes: Shashi Tharoor

Cross-voting by six Congress MLAs for the lone Rajya Sabha seat and the resignation of Vikramaditya Singh from the council of ministers plunged the Sukhu-led government into a crisis in the hill state

29 February,2024 08:07 AM IST | Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | ANI
CBI, ED can also arrest Shahjahan Sheikh: Calcutta HC

CBI, ED can also arrest Shahjahan Sheikh: Calcutta HC

On a prayer by the state’s advocate general, the court clarified its order of February 26 in which it had ordered the arrest of Sheikh by the police authority

29 February,2024 07:33 AM IST | Kolkata | Agencies
Will run government for 5 years: Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Will run government for 5 years: Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu reaffirms commitment to governing Himachal Pradesh for full term amid political turbulence

29 February,2024 07:30 AM IST | Shimla | Agencies
3,300 kg of drugs confiscated off Gujarat coast; 5 foreign nationals arrested

3,300 kg of drugs confiscated off Gujarat coast; 5 foreign nationals arrested

Indian agencies Wednesday made their highest-ever narcotics bust from the sea as they seized 3,300 kg drugs, which sailed from an Iranian port, off the Gujarat coast and arrested five foreigners from a dhow

28 February,2024 06:27 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Sachin Tendulkar says visit to Kashmir

Sachin Tendulkar says visit to Kashmir "will remain etched in his memory"

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday said that his visit to Jammu and Kashmir “will remain a beautiful experience etched in his memory” drawing praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi

28 February,2024 04:23 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

"We cannot lose mandate through BJP's 'Operation Lotus'": Cong on HP govt crisis

As the Congress government in Himachal Pradesh faces a risk of collapse, the party on Wednesday said it was weighing all options and will not hesitate to take tough steps to respect the people's mandate given to them

28 February,2024 03:38 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Himachal Pradesh Political Crisis: 6 MLAs disqualified by HP speaker

    Himachal Pradesh Political Crisis: 6 MLAs disqualified by HP speaker

    Ther's a lot of political crisis going on in Hiamchal Pradesh right now. Six Congress MLAs who cross voted in favour of the Bhartiya Janta Party during the Rajya Sabha election, have been disqualified by Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Singh Pathania. The detained MLA's include Rajinder Rana, Sudhir Sharma, Inder Dutt Lakhanpal, Devinder Kumar Bhutoo, Ravi Thakur, and Chetanya Sharma. With the six rebel MLAs disqualified the strength of the house comes down from 68 to 62 and the halfway mark is 32. With the loss of 6 MLAs the Congress now has 34 MLAs and the BJP with independents has 28. The fortunes of the Congress will now rest on its ability to keep the rest of its flock together.

    29 February,2024 03:39 PM IST
    Pope Francis had diagnostic tests in a Rome hospital after his weekly audience

    Pope Francis had diagnostic tests in a Rome hospital after his weekly audience

    In recent weeks he has walked the short distance to his chair, but he has been struggling with mild flu symptoms the past week

    29 February,2024 08:11 AM IST | Vatican City | AP | PTI

    Donald Trump defeats Haley in Michigan, Biden wins Democratic primary

    Trump easily defeated his main rival, Indian-American Nikki Haley, winning yet another early contest and additional delegates—bringing him one step closer to being able to formally secure the Republican Party’s nomination

    29 February,2024 07:40 AM IST | Washington | Agencies

    Zelenskyy to seek support from SE Europe

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrived before midnight Tuesday on the latest stop in an international tour that saw him in Saudi Arabia earlier Tuesday to push for a peace plan and the return of prisoners of war from Russia

    29 February,2024 07:38 AM IST | Tirana | Agencies
    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
    Citizens equally responsible for keeping city clean

    Citizens equally responsible for keeping city clean

    We have several efforts ongoing all designed to beautify Mumbai, make it international, spruce it up or whatever

    28 February,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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