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Mid-Day Premium How this journalist-turned-educator brings '3 Idiots' Rancho to life

After working with notable news organisations in Mumbai and Delhi, Portia Putatunda, moved to Spiti Valley in late 2020 and began teaching children under a tree

22 June,2024 11:37 AM IST | Jasmeen Ara Shaikh
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Agricultural fire in Turkey kills five

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca wrote on social media platform X that 44 people were treated in hospitals, including 10 in serious condition.

22 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | Agencies
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South Korea summons Russian ambassador

That came two days after Moscow and Pyongyang reached a pact vowing mutual defense assistance if either is attacked. Seoul responded saying it would consider providing arms to Ukraine.

22 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | Agencies
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Ukraine’s emergency blackouts return as Russia pounds infra

Residents and businesses of Kyiv are adapting to the absence of electricity using generators, power banks, and flashlights and even recalculating their bathroom visits

22 June,2024 07:45 AM IST | Agencies
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Protests in Kenya against proposed taxes

Protesters, who began their demonstrations in a first round on Tuesday, are demanding that lawmakers vote against the legislation, which is expected to cause additional financial burden.

22 June,2024 07:40 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Rafah fighting rages on

Tanks forcing their way into the western and northern parts of the city

22 June,2024 07:38 AM IST | Agencies
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Delhi water crisis: Atishi begins fast

The chief minister said he was immensely pained by seeing on TV the plight of the people facing water shortage amid the ongoing intense heatwave, he said.

22 June,2024 07:35 AM IST | Agencies
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NEET-UG row: SC refuses to defer counselling

The apex court issued notices to the National Testing Agency (NTA), the Centre and others on a petition seeking cancellation of the exam over alleged irregularities in holding it on May 5.

22 June,2024 07:33 AM IST | Agencies
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Delhi High Court halts Arvind Kejriwal’s bail!

CM faces fresh legal hurdle as ED challenges bail order

22 June,2024 07:30 AM IST | Agencies
Opinion

Realising the 15-hour city

It’s hard to believe in the notion of urban planning when there is no proof that the concept exists in Bombay

22 June,2024 06:53 AM IST | Lindsay Pereira
Opinion

Monsoon safety is everyone’s responsibility

The citizens need to now gear up to practise what we may call, rain discipline or monsoon-appropriate behaviour.

22 June,2024 06:52 AM IST | The Editorial
World News

US proposes rules to stop Americans from investing in Chinese technology with mi

The order identified China, Hong Kong and Macau as countries of concern.

22 June,2024 05:47 AM IST | AP
Govt to call all-party meet on Maratha quota on June 29, says Chhagan Bhujbal

Govt to call all-party meet on Maratha quota on June 29, says Chhagan Bhujbal

Addressing the press after a meeting of OBC leaders called in Mumbai by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, the NCP leader asserted the government was positive about the demand for a caste census in the state

21 June,2024 10:31 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Four trekkers from Mumbai drown in dam in Raigad during trip

Four trekkers from Mumbai drown in dam in Raigad during trip

At Sondewadi, one of the men entered the dam for swimming. He cried for help when he started drowning, and three of his friends who jumped in to save him also started drowning

21 June,2024 09:50 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
OBC leader Ramesh Kuthe quits BJP ahead of state polls

OBC leader Ramesh Kuthe quits BJP ahead of state polls

His associates and followers wanted him to leave the party, said the resignation letter Kuthe wrote addressed to state BJP chief Chandrashekar Bawankule

21 June,2024 09:25 PM IST | Gondia | mid-day online correspondent
Renukaswamy murder case: Pavithra Gowda had beaten up Renukaswamy with slippers

Renukaswamy murder case: Pavithra Gowda had beaten up Renukaswamy with slippers

Police have seized the slipper, clothes, materials and other documents connected to actor Darshan Thoogudeepa, also accused in the murder, from Pavithra's house

21 June,2024 08:51 PM IST | Bengaluru | mid-day online correspondent
Monsoon enters south Bengal but rain remains elusive

Monsoon enters south Bengal but rain remains elusive

The IMD said that monsoon has advanced into the whole of north Bengal, which is experiencing heavy rain over the last few days

21 June,2024 08:23 PM IST | Kolkata | PTI
Pune car crash: Minor's father gets bail in case pertaining to JJ Act

Pune car crash: Minor's father gets bail in case pertaining to JJ Act

The court also granted bail to five other accused, including the owner and managers of two bars who were arrested for allegedly serving liquor to the underage patrons

21 June,2024 08:18 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
ED seizes benami documents, Rs 19L cash after raids on BRS MLA, brother

ED seizes benami documents, Rs 19L cash after raids on BRS MLA, brother

The raids were launched on Thursday at about ten locations as part of a money laundering investigation linked to alleged illegal mining

21 June,2024 08:07 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Former BJP leader Eknath Khadse meets Amit Shah in Delhi

Former BJP leader Eknath Khadse meets Amit Shah in Delhi

Eknath Khadse was accompanied by newly appointed Union minister and his daughter-in-law Raksha Khadse

21 June,2024 08:03 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
ED behaving as if Kejriwal is the 'most wanted terrorist', says Sunita Kejriwal

ED behaving as if Kejriwal is the 'most wanted terrorist', says Sunita Kejriwal

The statement comes after the ED challenged her husband's bail order in the high court earlier today

21 June,2024 04:05 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Sheikh Hasina Visit: Bangladesh PM accorded ceremonial reception in Delhi

    Sheikh Hasina Visit: Bangladesh PM accorded ceremonial reception in Delhi

    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina on June 22 was accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the Bangladesh Prime Minister at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. PM Hasina is in India on a State visit from June 21 to 22 at the invitation of PM Modi. Earlier on June 21, EAM Dr S Jaishankar called on the visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister in New Delhi. Notably, PM Hasina with other global leaders attended the swearing-in ceremony of PM Modi on June 09.

    22 June,2024 12:38 PM IST
    Donald Trump proposes green cards for foreign grads of US colleges

    Donald Trump proposes green cards for foreign grads of US colleges

    Immigration has been Trump's signature issue during his 2024 bid to return to the White House

    21 June,2024 08:38 AM IST | Miami | AP

    Political advisor to Imran Khan abducted in Lahore

    The FIR, registered by his son Bilal, states that Shabbir had left his residence in Lahore’s Khayaban-e-Amin late at night and headed towards Islamabad

    21 June,2024 07:40 AM IST | Lahore | Agencies

    Malaysian leader Anwar says China a ‘true friend’

    He didn’t give details but likely referred to the prickly issue of overlapping territorial claims in the South China Sea

    21 June,2024 07:38 AM IST | Kuala Lumpur | Agencies
    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    His appointment will be co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further orders, it said.

    14 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies

    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    According to police, Gopal Khandelwal had a dispute with his neighbour Prabhu Thakaria over car parking in Shanti Colony on Thursday night

    01 June,2024 05:59 AM IST | Jaipur | PTI

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Clarity needed in matter of free education for girls

    Clarity needed in matter of free education for girls

    While the minister has insisted, he will stick by his promise, we must realise that students are uncertain about the fees

    20 June,2024 04:52 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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