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Severe cyclone expected to hit West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts on Sunday night

The depression over the central Bay of Bengal is expected to develop into a cyclonic storm by May 25 morning & a severe cyclonic storm by May 25 evening.

24 May,2024 01:46 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Supreme Court refuses to direct ECI to publish data on voter turnout

The Supreme Court deferred the application, emphasising the importance of a "hands-off" policy during India General Elections 2024.

24 May,2024 12:53 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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More aid getting from US pier to people in Gaza, officials say

One man in the crowd was shot dead in still-unexplained circumstances. It led to a two-day suspension of aid distribution

24 May,2024 12:34 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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2 FIRs filed after posters to boycott May 25 polling found on DU campus

All seven Lok Sabha seats in the Capital will poll in the penultimate phase on May 25

24 May,2024 12:31 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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About 7.5 lakh deaths a year in LMICs could be prevented: Lancet Study

These measures included hand hygiene, regular cleaning and sterilisation of equipment in healthcare facilities, along with providing access to safe drinking water, effective sanitation and paediatric vaccines, researchers said

24 May,2024 12:10 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Kanpur teen sent to juvenile home after killing 2 in father's car; being probed

According to sources, a probe was also initiated against a section of the local police over their alleged inaction in the case

24 May,2024 11:55 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

PM Modi raised India's standing globally, gave new identity to diaspora

The global Indian Diaspora is ready to be a partner in his goal of making India a developed country by 2047, Prem Bhandari said

24 May,2024 11:36 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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LS polls: Tripura CM's roadshow in Kolkata stopped by police

This just goes to show that jungle raj is prevailing in Bengal. Can't Opposition leaders hold election campaigns here?"

24 May,2024 11:18 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Guiding light needed to help us wade through world's conflicts: Prez

"Being the land of Buddha, India is committed to serve humanity and has made singular contribution towards global peace and prosperity... May the teachings of Buddha continue to guide humanity on the path of harmony and peace," she said

24 May,2024 11:09 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Allahabad HC adjourns hearing in criminal appeal of Afzal Ansari till May 27

The case under the Gangsters Act was registered against Ansari following the killing of BJP MLA Krishna Nand Rai in 2005

24 May,2024 10:57 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Akola in eastern Maharashtra sizzles at 45.5 degrees Celsius

Heat wave conditions are expected to prevail for the next five days in Akola and Amravati, IMD Nagpur said in the release

24 May,2024 10:47 AM IST | PTI
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Incidents of stray dogs attacking beachgoers on rise in Goa, says govt-appointed

On May 22, lifesaver Roshan Patil was bitten by a stray dog on Betalbatim beach in South Goa while patrolling, while on May 21, another lifesaver Sarvesh Tandial was bitten by a stray dog at Calangute beach, it said

24 May,2024 10:44 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Woman kills self by jumping from high rise building in Gurugram

Woman kills self by jumping from high rise building in Gurugram

The police identified the deceased as Subhi, a resident of Gadoli village who was working as a domestic help in the Ramprastha Society in sector 37D

24 May,2024 10:24 AM IST | Gurugram | mid-day online correspondent
Air India gives salary increments to staff; announces target performance bonus

Air India gives salary increments to staff; announces target performance bonus

They said that Air India, which is in the process of revamping itself under a five-year transformation plan, is providing competitive salary increments to attract and retain talent as part of larger efforts to have a performance-driven and meritocratic culture among the employees

24 May,2024 10:13 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Mamata Banerjee indulging in appeasement politics by disobeying HC order: BJP

Mamata Banerjee indulging in appeasement politics by disobeying HC order: BJP

Saini accused her of disobeying the high court order, saying it is highly condemnable

24 May,2024 09:23 AM IST | Jaipur | mid-day online correspondent
Siddaramaiah’s second plea to Modi; govt silent on revoking MP’s passport

Siddaramaiah’s second plea to Modi; govt silent on revoking MP’s passport

CM’s second plea to PM as Prajwal remains at large, fleeing to Germany amid grave sexual abuse charges

24 May,2024 09:21 AM IST | Bengaluru | Agencies
Vote for candidates who can defeat BJP nominees in LS polls: Farmer leader Rakes

Vote for candidates who can defeat BJP nominees in LS polls: Farmer leader Rakes

"But pressing NOTA directly helps the government. Do not press NOTA, vote for your candidate, do not be discouraged

24 May,2024 09:11 AM IST | Noida | mid-day online correspondent
Amit Shah meets Sushil Modi's family members in Patna

Amit Shah meets Sushil Modi's family members in Patna

After consoling the family members of Modi, arguably the tallest BJP leader to have emerged from Bihar, Shah retired for the night at a hotel in the city

24 May,2024 08:03 AM IST | Patna | PTI
MP: 10-year-old girl ends life after mother refuses to take her for outing

MP: 10-year-old girl ends life after mother refuses to take her for outing

When the mother refused, the girl went upstairs and hanged herself with the door curtain, said Danvantri Nagar police station's inspector Vinod Pathak

24 May,2024 08:01 AM IST | Jabalpur | PTI
Delhi Police registers 2 FIRs over slogans to boycott elections

Delhi Police registers 2 FIRs over slogans to boycott elections

The self-proclaimed youth organisation posted photos of the slogans on its Instagram page

24 May,2024 08:00 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Seven booked for conducting child marriage in Madhya Pradesh

Seven booked for conducting child marriage in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh government started a campaign called Lado Abhiyan in 2013 to keep a check on child marriages

24 May,2024 07:59 AM IST | Indore | PTI
Swati Maliwal Assault: Swati Maliwal’s explosive statements

    Swati Maliwal Assault: Swati Maliwal’s explosive statements

    AAP Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal attacked the AAP over ‘BJP’s agent’ remarks on May 23 while speaking to ANI. Swati Maliwal said, “My career is over so why I will lie?” Maliwal, the former chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women, has alleged she was subjected to physical assault, criminal intimidation, and misbehaviour by Kejriwal’s personal assistant, Bibhav Kumar, on May 13. Kumar was arrested on May 19 by the Delhi Police.

    24 May,2024 12:31 PM IST
    Over 100 people believed killed by a landslide in Papua New Guinea

    Over 100 people believed killed by a landslide in Papua New Guinea

    The landslide reportedly hit Kaokalam Village in Enga Province, about 600 kilometres (370 miles) northwest of South Pacific island nation's capital of Port Moresby

    24 May,2024 10:42 AM IST | Melbourne | AP

    UK PM Rishi Sunak, Opposition Labour hit campaign trail

    “Over the next few weeks, I will fight for every vote,” he pledged.

    24 May,2024 09:17 AM IST | London | Agencies

    Israeli forces destroy Rafah tunnel shafts, rocket launchers

    Israeli aircraft strike and kill a three-man Hamas squad firing rockets at soldiers in the Rafah area

    24 May,2024 07:53 AM IST | Tel Aviv | Agencies
    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    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

    Ram Navami 2024: Greetings, wishes and messages to share with family, friends

    On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, here are some heartfelt greetings, wishes and messages to share with your family and friends

    16 April,2024 07:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Maharashtrians in Sweden celebrate Gudi Padwa in traditional way

    On Sunday, the Maharashtrian Mandal in Gothenburg, Sweden celebrated the festival of Gudi Padwa in a traditional way taking pride in the Marathi culture

    15 April,2024 09:05 PM IST | Mumbai | Faisal Tandel
    Underage driving is dangerous and reprehensible

    Underage driving is dangerous and reprehensible

    We are not even talking about the other aspects, simply how underage driving is sometimes dismissed flippantly but can be very dangerous

    23 May,2024 06:50 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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