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Steeling myself against despair

Practising hope as a discipline makes it possible to survive in a time where one is ceaselessly exposed to obscene displays of wealth in one part of the world and genocide and exploitation in others

19 July,2024 07:00 AM IST | Rosalyn D'mello
Opinion

Careful, social media can cause permanent damage

If it is proved that it was wrong, people may put a question mark over any kind of information/advisory posted by official sources. That is the danger of a dent to credibility

19 July,2024 07:00 AM IST | The Editorial
India News

Blast suspected as express derails; killing 2, injuring 34

The loco pilot heard sound of a blast before the derailment, an official told reporters. But he did not elaborate. There was confusion initially over the death toll

19 July,2024 12:38 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘monsoon offer’

SP chief hints at coalition shift amidst BJP factional tensions

19 July,2024 12:34 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Israeli strikes kill at least 11 people in central Gaza

Meanwhile, Gaza’s Civil Defense organization said they pulled two dead bodies and seven wounded from the rubble following an Israeli airstrike in Bureij that hit a family house

19 July,2024 12:30 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Bangladesh govt says ready to hold talks with protesters

Authorities deployed Border Guard Bangladesh personnel across the country including the capital, to maintain law and order, the official BSS news agency reported

19 July,2024 12:28 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Biden under pressure to quit prez race

Tests positive for COVID, while democrats begin fresh push to get US president to reconsider re-election bid

19 July,2024 12:24 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Delhi: Fake currency notes with face value of Rs 2.88 lakh seized, 2 held

Raw materials, equipment and tools used for manufacturing fake Indian currency notes were also seized from their possession

18 July,2024 11:00 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

New tourism policy to bring in Rs 1L cr investment, create 18 lakh jobs

The other objective is to create direct and indirect employment by promoting tourism in rural and urban areas

18 July,2024 10:56 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

West Bengal: Human skeleton found during renovation of old building in Kolkata

The skeleton has been sent for examination to ascertain its identity

18 July,2024 10:28 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

Maharashtra: Seven dead, three injured as car falls into roadside well in Jalna

The victims were returning from a pilgrimage to the temple town of Pandharpur

18 July,2024 10:06 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India News

A year on, Irsalwadi survivors seek to be on firm ground

Most of the homes are nearing completion and the district administration are hoping that the ceremony to hand over the keys may take place soon

18 July,2024 09:38 PM IST | Vinod Kumar Menon
A year on, Irsalwadi survivors seek to be on firm ground

A year on, Irsalwadi survivors seek to be on firm ground

Most of the homes are nearing completion and the district administration are hoping that the ceremony to hand over the keys may take place soon

18 July,2024 09:24 PM IST | Mumbai | Vinod Kumar Menon
Maharashtra: Over 9.27 lakh applications for 'Ladki Bahin' scheme in Marathwada

Maharashtra: Over 9.27 lakh applications for 'Ladki Bahin' scheme in Marathwada

The response to the scheme is higher in rural parts of the Marathwada than in urban parts

18 July,2024 09:23 PM IST | Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
Guj launches 'Shramik Basera Yojna' for construction workers, Rs 5 per day rent

Guj launches 'Shramik Basera Yojna' for construction workers, Rs 5 per day rent

The CM also launched a portal for the Shramik Basera scheme

18 July,2024 08:19 PM IST | Ahmedabad | mid-day online correspondent
Jammu and Kashmir: Another gunfight in Doda, injures 2 soldiers

Jammu and Kashmir: Another gunfight in Doda, injures 2 soldiers

Despite challenging weather condition, a critically injured soldiers was evacuated to a Udhampur-based command hospital by an ALH

18 July,2024 05:58 PM IST | Jammu | mid-day online correspondent
Some BJP MLAs are keen to join NCP (SP): Anil Deshmukh

Some BJP MLAs are keen to join NCP (SP): Anil Deshmukh

Deshmukh asserted the 'switch' to the NCP (SP) has started in the form of the NCP's (AP) ex-corporators

18 July,2024 05:57 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
12 Naxalites killed in Gadchiroli encounter carried Rs 86 lakh cash reward

12 Naxalites killed in Gadchiroli encounter carried Rs 86 lakh cash reward

Due to the success of the operation, the entire Korchi-Tipagad and Chatgaon-Kasansur Dalams of Maoists have been wiped out

18 July,2024 05:57 PM IST | Gadchiroli | mid-day online correspondent
IAS officer Puja Khedkar's mother remanded in police custody till July 20

IAS officer Puja Khedkar's mother remanded in police custody till July 20

Manorama was arrested today morning from a lodge in Mahad in Maharashtra's Raigad district where she was hiding

18 July,2024 05:53 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
NEET-UG row: SC tells NTA to declare centre-wise & city-wise results by July 20

NEET-UG row: SC tells NTA to declare centre-wise & city-wise results by July 20

The Supreme Court also directed the NTA to mask identity of students while declaring centre-wise results

18 July,2024 05:18 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Delhi HC reserves order on Arvind Kejriwal's plea for additional legal meetings

Delhi HC reserves order on Arvind Kejriwal's plea for additional legal meetings

ED's advocate contended that the motion is not viable because Arvind Kejriwal is no longer in their custody following his SC interim bail.

18 July,2024 04:21 PM IST | Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Accident: Train derails near UP’s Gonda

    Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Accident: Train derails near UP’s Gonda

    In a tragic incident, multiple coaches of 15904 Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express went off the tracks leading to a major rail mishap on July 18. The accident occurred near Jhilahi Railway Station close to Gonda district of UP. Rescue teams have rushed to the spot. More details on the accident are awaited. Helpline numbers for those affected by the Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express accident have been released by the Railways. The helpline number established in Lucknow is – 8957409292 and the helpline number in Gonda is – 8957400965.

    18 July,2024 07:26 PM IST
    Nine crew members rescued, one dead after oil tanker capsizes off Oman coast

    Nine crew members rescued, one dead after oil tanker capsizes off Oman coast

    The search and rescue operations is underway for the remaining crew members

    18 July,2024 01:22 PM IST | Muscat | mid-day online correspondent

    Republican VP candidate JD Vance promises to fight for working class Americans

    JD Vance, 39, formally accepted vice-presidential nomination on third day of convention, making him among youngest Americans to ever fill that role.

    18 July,2024 12:23 PM IST | Milwaukee | AP

    Eight killed after fire breaks out at shopping mall in China

    The blaze erupted in the shopping centre in Zingong, which is a city in China's western province of Sichuan, at 6 pm local time on Wednesday

    18 July,2024 08:08 AM IST | Beijing (China) | ANI
    Shrawan Begins 2024: Understanding the significance of this sacred month

    Shrawan Begins 2024: Understanding the significance of this sacred month

    Shrawan, also known as Sawan, is a highly revered month in the Hindu calendar. Here, as Shrawan begins 2024, we explore why it is so important & how it is celebrated.

    15 July,2024 10:41 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Commemorating Guru Purnima 2024: Honouring our teachers and guides

    Guru Purnima 2024 holds deep cultural and spiritual importance, with various customs and traditions observed to mark the occasion.

    15 July,2024 10:41 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Commemorating Muharram 2024: Here's how Muslims observe Ashura

    Ahead of Muharram 2024, the report looks at how Muharram and Ashura are honoured, as well as the traditions linked with this holy month.

    13 July,2024 03:16 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Standing up to bullies is the only way to tackle them

    Standing up to bullies is the only way to tackle them

    This seems like an old-style horror movie where the villain and his henchmen extort a village and everybody is too afraid to complain or resist as they face dire consequences

    17 July,2024 06:46 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    15 July,2024 07:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Dharmendra Jore
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