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Israel ready to halt war in Gaza during Ramadan if hostage deal is met: Biden

United States President Joe Biden said Monday that he hopes a cease-fire deal could take effect by next week

27 February,2024 12:12 PM IST | AP
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TMC leader shot dead in West Bengal

The victim Bijan Das was the deputy head of Guma 1 panchayat and was visiting a colleague's house when the incident occurred.

27 February,2024 10:50 AM IST | ANI
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SP Chief Whip Manoj Panday resigns, fears of cross voting in RS polls loom

Earlier, another SP MLA Rakesh Pratap Singh indicated he would vote against the party saying that he will listen to the voice of his inner soul before casting his vote.

27 February,2024 10:50 AM IST | ANI
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Odisha's tiger population rises to 30: CM Naveen Patnaik

The state currently also has eight cubs but they were not included in the tiger head count as they were less than one-year-old

27 February,2024 10:26 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Kharge, says Household Consumption Expenditure Survey 'election-inspired'

In a post on 'X' in Hindi, Mallikarjun Kharge said that after 10 years of "deep sleep", the Modi government has finally come out with an "election-inspired" survey on public expenditure and income

27 February,2024 10:16 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Delhi HC permits student to appear in exam after CBSE stops her

The court noted that the petitioner uploaded her application form for appearing in the Class X examination on the website of the CBSE on 3 October 2023

27 February,2024 08:26 AM IST | ANI
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Manhattan DA asks judge for a gag order in Trump's hush-money case

A few days later, prosecutors noted, Bragg's office received a letter containing a small amount of white powder and a note stating: "Alvin: I'm going to kill you"

27 February,2024 08:23 AM IST | AP | PTI
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MCD House passes proposal on properties 'booked' for action

An amnesty scheme for property taxpayers should be "introduced immediately", Singh said and alleged that traders are getting "troubled due to fines in the name of advertisement boards"

27 February,2024 08:20 AM IST | PTI
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Odisha: State board rejects allegation of class 10 Maths question paper leak

Addressing reporters, board president Srikant Tarai said the examination was conducted in a fair manner and the question paper was not leaked

27 February,2024 08:17 AM IST | PTI
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Delhi: Fire at tin shed warehouse in Sadar Bazar, no casualty reported

Items kept in the warehouse were gutted in the fire causing a huge loss of property

27 February,2024 08:14 AM IST | ANI
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Nawaz Sharif’s daughter becomes Pak’s 1st female CM

Opposition lawmakers supporting Khan, who was ousted in a no-confidence vote in parliament in 2022, boycotted the session of the 371-member Punjab Assembly

27 February,2024 07:51 AM IST | Agencies
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Africa’s largest mosque opens

Built by a Chinese firm, the Great Mosque of Algiers features the world’s tallest minaret, measuring at 869 feet. It is the third largest mosque in the world and largest outside Islam’s holiest cities

27 February,2024 07:48 AM IST | Agencies
Farmers protest against WTO

Farmers protest against WTO

Farmers under the banner of SKM, which spearheaded the 2020-21 farmers’ stir, had announced to hold their ‘Quit WTO Day’ demonstration from 12 noon till 3 pm on Monday

27 February,2024 07:38 AM IST | Amritsar/Hoshiarpur/Hisar | Agencies
Agnipath gross injustice: Mallikarjun Kharge writes to President Droupadi Murmu

Agnipath gross injustice: Mallikarjun Kharge writes to President Droupadi Murmu

The future of nearly 2 lakh young men and women has become uncertain due to the decision taken by the Centre, Kharge said in his letter to the President

27 February,2024 07:35 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Made mistake: Arvind Kejriwal tells SC

Made mistake: Arvind Kejriwal tells SC

A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Dipankar Datta, without issuing notice on a plea of Kejriwal challenging a Delhi High Court order which upheld summons issued to him as an accused in the criminal defamation case, asked the complainant whether he wanted to close the matter in view of the chief minister’s apology

27 February,2024 07:32 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Arrest TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan: Calcutta HC

Arrest TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan: Calcutta HC

The high court impleads Sheikh in sexual atrocities and land grab case

27 February,2024 07:29 AM IST | Kolkata | Agencies
1,551stranded passengers airlifted in 'Kargil courier' between J&K and Ladakh

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 | Jammu | mid-day online correspondent
Haryana: Anil Vij assures CBI probe in INLD leader Nafe Singh Rathee's murder

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 | Chandigarh | mid-day online correspondent
Indian national dies in fire incident in Manhattan residential building

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 | New York | PTI
Political slugfest after Kashmiri academic Nitasha Kaul denied entry into India

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 | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Several Indians discharged from Russian army following India's demand: MEA

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 | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
55th Human Rights Council:

    55th Human Rights Council: "Terrorism is unacceptable" EAM Jaishankar

    The 55th session of Human Rights Council was attended by External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar. He highlighted the ongoing situation in war-torn Gaza. He said that terrorism and hostage-taking are unacceptable. On top of that, Dr Jaishankar said, “I assure you of my delegation’s full support and cooperation to you, the office of the High Commissioner, and all mechanisms of the Council. India remains committed to working with Council members and observers for the promotion and protection of all human rights. India's approach to Human Rights is rooted in our democratic principles and pluralistic approach.”

    27 February,2024 12:39 PM IST
    Western leaders back Ukraine, signal ‘Russia cannot win’

    Western leaders back Ukraine, signal ‘Russia cannot win’

    French President Emmanuel Macron, hosting the conference Monday in Paris, said he wants to discuss strengthening aid and ways to “give credibility to the fact that Russia cannot win in Ukraine”

    27 February,2024 07:47 AM IST | Paris | Agencies

    Vladimir Putin ally reinstated as Belarusian prez

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday congratulated Lukashenko on “the confident victory of patriotic forces of Belarus” that helped ”ensure internal political stability”

    27 February,2024 07:44 AM IST | Tallinn | Agencies

    Palestinian PM submits government’s resignation

    Mohammad Mustafa, chairman of Palestine Investment Fund, expected to be next prime minister

    27 February,2024 07:41 AM IST | Jerusalem | 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
    Trained to survive

    Trained to survive

    Our sutradhaars, Sir PM and Lady Flora, discuss the episode where the former and his friend tried to seek an audience with a visiting Union minister who had recently boarded a local train on the Central Railway line

    26 February,2024 06:54 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
    25 February,2024 05:51 AM IST | Mumbai | Devdutt Pattanaik
    25 February,2024 04:47 AM IST | Mumbai | Meenakshi Shedde
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