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Maharashtra: CM vows to ensure no caste tensions in the state

Shinde thanked OBC activist Laxman Hake and others for withdrawing their indefinite fast following the government intervention.

22 June,2024 06:50 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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OBC agitation: Activists end 10-day hunger strike

Laxman Hake and Navnath Waghmare had launched the indefinite fast on June 13 as a counter to Maratha activist Manoj Jarange's demand that Marathas should get reservation in the Other Backward Class (OBC) category

22 June,2024 06:36 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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MoE forms 7-member panel to reform process of competitive exams held by NTA

The seven-member committee will make recommendations on reforms in the mechanism of the examination process, improvement in data security protocols and the structure and functioning of the NTA

22 June,2024 05:06 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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UGC-NET exam: CBI questions UP suspect in connection with paper leak

The suspect allegedly posted a portion of the paper on instant messaging service Telegram

22 June,2024 04:15 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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US proposes rules to stop Americans from investing in Chinese technology

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

22 June,2024 02:58 PM IST | AP
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Tamil Nadu hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 53; seven people arrested

Kallakurichi District Collector MS Prasanth said that out of the total 193 patients, who consumed illicit liquor, 140 are currently safe

22 June,2024 02:31 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Vadodra: Two girls fall off school van; driver arrested

The incident reportedly took place on the afternoon of June 19. It was caught on a CCTV camera, and the footage went viral on social media.

22 June,2024 02:25 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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PM Modi meets Bangladesh PM Hasina

The first official bilateral state visit by a foreign leader to India since the Lok Sabha elections and the establishment of the new governemnet.

22 June,2024 02:24 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Court extends Bibhav Kumar's judicial custody till July 6

Bibhav Kumar is accused of assaulting AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal on May 13 at the chief minister's official residence

22 June,2024 02:22 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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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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"Reviewing arrangements made for Amarnath Yatra": Jammu ADGP

The briefing included measures to provide medical aid and other necessary facilities to the pilgrims.

22 June,2024 08:34 AM IST | ANI
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Indore Airport receives a hoax bomb threat, case registered

The airport authority received the bomb threat through email on Tuesday and later they reported the issue to the Aerodrum police station in the district

22 June,2024 08:22 AM IST | ANI
Andhra Pradesh: Two youths drown in sea at Bapatla, two others missing

Andhra Pradesh: Two youths drown in sea at Bapatla, two others missing

According to the police, the bodies of two youths, Teja (21), and Kishore (22), were retrieved while Nitin (22), and Amul Raju (23), were missing.

22 June,2024 08:13 AM IST | Baptla | ANI
Delhi water crisis: Atishi begins fast

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 | New Delhi | Agencies
NEET-UG row: SC refuses to defer counselling

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 | New Delhi | Agencies
Delhi High Court halts Arvind Kejriwal’s bail!

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 | New Delhi | Agencies
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
Public Examinations Act, 2024: Centre brings anti-paper leak law amid exam row

    Public Examinations Act, 2024: Centre brings anti-paper leak law amid exam row

    Alleged malpractices in conducting NEET exams, and cancellation of UGC-NET June 2024 sparked outrage. Meanwhile, the Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024 came into effect on June 22 amid intensifying rows. The law aims to prevent unfair means in public examinations and common entrance tests held across the country. The Act also prohibits disclosing exam-related confidential info before time, entry of unauthorised people to exam centres to create disruptions. The offences will be punishable with imprisonment between three and five years, and a fine up to Rs 10 lakh. The offences under the new law will also be cognizable, non-bailable, and non-compoundable.

    22 June,2024 06:18 PM IST
    Agricultural fire in Turkey kills five

    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 | Ankara | Agencies

    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 | Seoul | Agencies

    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 | Kyiv | 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
    Can’t allow traffic jams that completely disrupt life!

    Can’t allow traffic jams that completely disrupt life!

    The construction work has led to frequent and prolonged traffic jams

    21 June,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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