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BREAKING: Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' has been banned in Iran since 1988, as many Muslims consider it to be blasphemous. A year later, Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwa, or edict, calling for Rushdie's death

12 August,2022 09:36 PM IST | Chautauqua | AP
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Protest by people with HIV alleging shortage of drugs continues

The protestors are alleging complete unavailability of certain drugs including those for children living with HIV and random shifting to another class of drugs for most of the patients

12 August,2022 06:36 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
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Tejashwi Yadav meets Oppn leaders in Delhi, says Bihar has shown way to country

Yadav's visit to Delhi holds significance as Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad is here and the finalisation of names of ministers is set to be high on the agenda during discussions between the two

12 August,2022 06:08 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
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Tug of war in Eknath Shinde government over portfolios: Sena MLC Ambadas Danve

    Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde. File Pic 12 August,2022 05:57 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
    India home to about 60 per cent of all Asian elephants: PM Modi

    India home to about 60 per cent of all Asian elephants: PM Modi

    Successes in the animal's conservation must be viewed in the context of the larger efforts underway in India to minimise human-animal conflict, said PM Modi

    12 August,2022 12:23 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
    Avoid large gatherings while celebrating in view of Covid: Centre tells states

    Avoid large gatherings while celebrating in view of Covid: Centre tells states

    The Union Home Ministry has also conveyed to all States and Union Territories (UT) to carry out a 'Swachh Bharat' campaign at a prominent location of each district in the state and UT and carry out a fortnight and month-long campaign to keep it 'Swachh' through voluntary civil action

    12 August,2022 12:01 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
    Active Covid-19 cases in India decline to 1,23,535

    Active Covid-19 cases in India decline to 1,23,535

    The death toll climbed to 5,26,928 with 49 fatalities which include 10 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated

    12 August,2022 10:49 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
    PM celebrates

      PM celebrates "Har Ghar Tiranga" Campaign by Distributing flags among children

      India is all set to celebrate the 75th year of Independence and if there is one thing that is taking the country by storm, it’s the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign by the Modi government. Recently, following the Raksha Bandhan celebrations, Prime Minister on August 11 gave a ‘Tiranga’ to every child to mark the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign in a unique way at his residence.  

      12 August,2022 11:28 PM IST | Mumbai
      China puts hold on proposal by US and India to blacklist JEM chief Masood Azhar'

      China puts hold on proposal by US and India to blacklist JEM chief Masood Azhar'

      Abdul Rauf Azhar, born in 1974 in Pakistan, was sanctioned by the US in December 2010

      11 August,2022 11:46 AM IST | United Nations | PTI

      ‘Shelling kills 13 in Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk region’

      The attack damaged a hostel, two schools, a concert hall, the main council building and other administrative bases, he added

      11 August,2022 09:19 AM IST | KYIV | Agencies

      China withdraws promise to Taiwan after unification

      That line, meant to assure Taiwan it would enjoy autonomy after becoming a special administrative region of China, did not appear in the latest white paper

      11 August,2022 09:04 AM IST | Beijing | Agencies
      Snakebite victim's brother visits for funeral, gets killed by another snake

      Snakebite victim's brother visits for funeral, gets killed by another snake

      Govind Mishara (22) attended the last rites of his brother Arvind Mishra (38) held in Bhawanipur village on Wednesday

      05 August,2022 03:48 PM IST | Balrampur | PTI

      Swiggy identifies viral man on horseback in Mumbai, says 'hunt' has ended

      In the press release, Swiggy said, man in the video is not a Swiggy delivery executive

      11 July,2022 02:22 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

      Chinese man finds out he has ovaries, uterus after 20 years

      Chen from China's Sichuan province, had surgery to correct irregular urination during puberty. Since then, for more than 20 years, he had experienced recurrent blood in his urine

      10 July,2022 08:06 PM IST | Mumbai | ANI
      Let’s do our bit to help cops reunite missing kids

      Let’s do our bit to help cops reunite missing kids

      During the month-long exercise, the police will also look for the parents of such children and help them reunite with their families, the official said

      11 August,2022 07:20 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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      09 August,2022 07:21 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
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