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PM Modi and President Murmu pay tribute to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims

Hundreds of people protesting peacefully against the Rowlatt Acts, which granted the colonial administration repressive powers, were gunned down by British forces without any provocation in what became one of the most brutal turns in their occupation of India

13 April,2024 11:45 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Rameshwaram Cafe blast suspects brought to Bengaluru on remand

Both will be taken for a routine medical test, after which they will be produced before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court

13 April,2024 10:59 AM IST | PTI
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Remembering Dr. B R Ambedkar: Architect of social justice, champion of equality

Born into a Dalit family on April 14, 1891, in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, Ambedkar faced discrimination and social ostracism from a young age due to his caste background

13 April,2024 09:03 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Anniversary: History, events leading up to it

The events leading up to the massacre began with the Rowlatt Act, a repressive law passed by the British colonial government in 1919 that allowed them to imprison anyone suspected of sedition without trial

13 April,2024 09:00 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Remembering the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: A dark chapter in India’s history

The massacre occurred in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, during a period of heightened tension and unrest in India, characterised by the nonviolent struggle for independence led by Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian National Congress

13 April,2024 08:50 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Omar Abdullah to contest from Baramulla

Making the announcement, party president Farooq Abdullah also told reporters here that influential Shia leader Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi will contest from central Kashmir’s Srinagar constituency.

13 April,2024 07:40 AM IST | Agencies
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K Kavitha sent to CBI custody till Apr 15

Kavitha, 46, was arrested by the CBI in Tihar jail, where she was lodged after her arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case linked to the alleged scam, on Thursday

13 April,2024 07:38 AM IST | Agencies
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Dedicated email ID for Sandeshkhali complaints

The email address, sandeshkhali@cbi.gov.in, will serve as a platform for the people of Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district to lodge their complaints, officials said.

13 April,2024 07:35 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Holocaust survivors to get more funds

The Fund for Solidarity with Israel (SFI), a one-time emergency fund was opened following an agreement between the German govt, the Authority for the Rights of Holocaust Survivors in Israel and the Claims Conference, in recognition of the urgent need for assistance, especially for Holocaust survivors in the south near Gaza.

13 April,2024 07:33 AM IST | Agencies
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Thwarted terror attack on military post: Israel

After an investigation of the incident, it became clear that she arrived at the post with the intention of carrying out an attack. There were no casualties.

13 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | Agencies
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: Reading Rahul Gandhi (in translation)

TN CM M K Stalin puts on a show of strength for his “brother” and ally, Rahul Gandhi, in the heart of Western Tamil Nadu, which is not a party stronghold

13 April,2024 07:28 AM IST | Krishna Kumar Padmanabhan
Opinion

World’s safest country for women

We shouldn’t let a few thousand tourists ruin a country’s image just because they had some bad luck

13 April,2024 06:54 AM IST | Lindsay Pereira
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: A turning point in India's fight for freedom

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: A turning point in India's fight for freedom

The massacre occurred at Jallianwala Bagh, a public garden in Amritsar, where thousands had come to peacefully protest British govt's repressive policies, especially the Rowlatt Act

13 April,2024 05:06 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: What had happened that day

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 2024: What had happened that day

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre had shocked the nation and left an indelible mark on Indian history

12 April,2024 09:01 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Kolkata court grants NIA 3-day transit remand of Bengaluru cafe blast accused

Kolkata court grants NIA 3-day transit remand of Bengaluru cafe blast accused

The NIA on Friday arrested the two accused, including the mastermind, in Bengaluru's Rameshwaram Cafe blast case

12 April,2024 09:01 PM IST | Kolkata | Agencies
Counter fake news; ensure freebies are not distributed: EC tells observers

Counter fake news; ensure freebies are not distributed: EC tells observers

In the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, a total of 102 constituencies across 21 states are scheduled to vote on April 19

12 April,2024 08:24 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
MEA issues advisory, asks Indian citizens not to travel to Israel and Iran

MEA issues advisory, asks Indian citizens not to travel to Israel and Iran

In an advisory, the Ministry of External Affairs also urged the Indians residing in Iran and Israel to exercise utmost precautions about their safety and restrict their movements to minimum

12 April,2024 07:59 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Unseasonal rains in Marathwada, Parbhani leads with 33.4 mm

Maharashtra: Unseasonal rains in Marathwada, Parbhani leads with 33.4 mm

Parts of Maharashtra's Marathwada witnessed unseasonal rainfall in the past couple of days. The highest rainfall, at 33.4 millimetres, during Wednesday and Thursday was in Parbhani, followed by 14.3 mm in Latur

12 April,2024 06:05 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
LS elections 2024: EC to deploy 10 more companies of central forces in Arunachal

LS elections 2024: EC to deploy 10 more companies of central forces in Arunachal

Polling will be held for Arunachal Pradesh's 50 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies on April 19

12 April,2024 03:14 PM IST | Itanagar | PTI
Uttar Pradesh: Infant among 4 killed as truck hits car in Mathura

Uttar Pradesh: Infant among 4 killed as truck hits car in Mathura

An infant girl was among four people killed after a truck hit their car in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh

12 April,2024 02:37 PM IST | Mathura | mid-day online correspondent
Lok Sabha polls: Nomination process for 4 Assam seats in third phase begins

Lok Sabha polls: Nomination process for 4 Assam seats in third phase begins

The nomination process for four constituencies in Assam going to polls in the third phase began on Friday for upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024

12 April,2024 02:29 PM IST | Guwahati | PTI
 Indian Army conducts Anti-Tank Guided Missile Firing in Sikkim

    Indian Army conducts Anti-Tank Guided Missile Firing in Sikkim

    Trishakti Corps of the Indian Army conducted a training exercise, involving the firing of anti-tank guided missiles. The exercise was conducted at a super high-altitude area of 17,000 feet in Sikkim on April 12. Missile-firing detachments from mechanised and infantry units of the entire Eastern Command participated. The exercise encompassed comprehensive continuity training and live firing from different platforms. It included moving as well as static targets which depicted actual battlefield conditions for the commandos. The ATGM system's performance in high-altitude environments reaffirms the aim of 'Ek Missile Ek Tank'.

    13 April,2024 12:36 PM IST
    Death toll from Italian hydroelectric plant explosion rises to 7

    Death toll from Italian hydroelectric plant explosion rises to 7

    There was an explosion on Tuesday at the Enel Green Power plant in northern Bologna province, Italy

    12 April,2024 03:33 PM IST | Rome | AP

    Massive attack destroys one of Ukraine's largest power plants

    The Trypilska plant, a major energy supplier for Kyiv, Cherkasy and Zhytomyr regions, was heavily damaged, causing a fire and destroying the transformer, turbines and generators.

    12 April,2024 08:50 AM IST | Kyiv | PTI

    US defence commitments to Japan, Philippines 'ironclad': Biden

    Joe Biden met with Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr & Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, where he asserted that any attack on Philippine forces in the South China Sea would invoke "our mutual defence treaty".

    12 April,2024 08:48 AM IST | Washington DC | PTI
    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab marked a turning point in India’s struggle for independence

    12 April,2024 10:07 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    What is Eid ul-Fitr and how it is celebrated by Muslims across the world

    The translation of “Eid ul-Fitr” from Arabic sums up the holiday as it means “festival of breaking the fast"

    09 April,2024 11:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Significance of one of Muslim's most important festivals

    After a month long fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim community around the world prepares to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2024

    09 April,2024 08:44 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Chal meri Luna!

    Chal meri Luna!

    Farokh Engineer and BS Chandrasekhar’s 1972-73 mopeds going viral last week provided good reason to elaborate on that unique end-of-series prize as well other rewards cricketers received in the 1970s, 1980s

    11 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Clayton Murzello
    09 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
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