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Bharat, India both to be used, debate useless: NCERT Chief

The comments assume significance in the wake of a high-level panel working on the social science curriculum recommending that “India” should be replaced with “Bharat” in school textbooks for all classes

17 June,2024 10:52 PM IST | Agencies
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Nine dead, 41 injured

Goods train rams into stationary Kanchanjunga Express; rescue ops underway

17 June,2024 10:46 PM IST | Agencies
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Rahul retains Rae Bareli, Priyanka to contest from Wayanad

“Promises we made to Wayanad will be fulfilled,” he said. “I won’t let the people of Wayanad feel Rahul’s absence,” Priyanka Gandhi said

17 June,2024 10:42 PM IST | Agencies
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Atishi urges Haryana govt to release water

Atishi said the Wazirabad barrage gets water from Haryana which goes to the water treatment plants of Chandrawal, Okhla and Wazirabad

17 June,2024 10:38 PM IST | Agencies
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Chinese premier agrees with Aus to ‘manage’ differences

Li told reporters that the bilateral relationship was “on the right track of steady improvement and development”. “We ... had a candid exchange of views on some differences and disagreements and agreed to properly manage them in a manner befitting our comprehensive strategic partnership,” Li said

17 June,2024 10:36 PM IST | Agencies
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Watchdog: Nuclear-armed nations deepening reliance on nukes

“We have not seen nuclear weapons playing such a prominent role in international relations since the Cold War,” said Wilfred Wan, director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s weapons of mass destruction programme

17 June,2024 10:34 PM IST | Agencies
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Joe Biden’s reelection team launches USD 50 mn ad campaign

A central part of Biden’s campaign strategy is highlighting Trump’s far-reaching policy proposals for a second term and firing up disaffected Democrats and independent voters

17 June,2024 10:31 PM IST | Agencies
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Netanyahu dissolves War Cabinet: Israeli officials

Move came after lawmaker Benny Gantz quit govt, citing frustration with PM

17 June,2024 10:27 PM IST | Agencies
Opinion

Apt honour for Charlie at Kensington

A recently-erected statue of Sir Charles Griffith in Barbados is an apt honour for the great fast bowler despite talk of his action

17 June,2024 10:24 PM IST | Clayton Murzello
Opinion

A helmet could be a life-saving investment

They must have a helmet on, a good quality helmet on their practice rides. This should be non-negotiable for them, part of their riding gear, so to speak

17 June,2024 10:22 PM IST | The Editorial
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Pankaja Munde urges Maharashtra govt to address OBC hunger strike

Pankaja Munde expressed her concerns on social networking platform X, highlighting Hake and Waghmare's deteriorating health.

17 June,2024 07:42 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Maharashtra: Three men arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old in Akola

The girl was tricked and taken to a youth hostel in the city, where the trio allegedly raped her on June 7.

17 June,2024 07:41 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Nagpur: Man, held for allegedly smuggling gold, kills self in DRI office

Nagpur: Man, held for allegedly smuggling gold, kills self in DRI office

Deepak Machhindra Desai (27), reportedly ended his life by jumping off the sixth-floor. He was arrested on June 14 from Sangli in a case involving the smuggling of gold from Dubai for sale in Uttar Pradesh.

17 June,2024 06:39 PM IST | Nagpur | mid-day online correspondent
West Bengal train accident: Goods train's loco pilot

West Bengal train accident: Goods train's loco pilot "disregarded signal", says

Apart from the loco pilot of the goods train, the guard of the passenger train was also killed in this morning's collision.

17 June,2024 06:36 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
West Bengal train accident: Signal had been defective since 5.50 am, says report

West Bengal train accident: Signal had been defective since 5.50 am, says report

The Railway Board, claimed that the goods train driver had disregarded the signal.

17 June,2024 04:05 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Maharashtra: Manoj Jarange urges OBC leaders to focus on Dhangar quota

Maharashtra: Manoj Jarange urges OBC leaders to focus on Dhangar quota

Speaking to reporters, Manoj Jarange stated that OBC leaders are "not our enemies" & that the Maratha community will support Dhangar group's reservation claim.

17 June,2024 03:33 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
Bihar: Several seized bikes gutted in fire at Mohania police station campus

Bihar: Several seized bikes gutted in fire at Mohania police station campus

Fire officer Kundan Kumar said that the fire was brought under control.

17 June,2024 03:00 PM IST | Kaimur | ANI
India refrains from signing joint communique at Swiss Peace Summit

India refrains from signing joint communique at Swiss Peace Summit

The key objective of the 'Summit on Peace in Ukraine' that concluded on Sunday was to inspire a future peace process.

17 June,2024 02:55 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Maharashtra: OBC activists continue hunger strike to protect quota

Maharashtra: OBC activists continue hunger strike to protect quota

OBC activists Laxman Hake and Navnath Waghmare stopped drinking water on Sunday owing to the Maharashtra government's "apathy".

17 June,2024 02:33 PM IST | Jalna | mid-day online correspondent
NCERT working as RSS arm, assaulting Constitution, says Jairam Ramesh

NCERT working as RSS arm, assaulting Constitution, says Jairam Ramesh

Amid the row over revision of NCERT textbooks, in a post on X, Jairam Ramesh said the National Testing Agency has blamed the NCERT for the 'grace marks' fiasco in NEET 2024

17 June,2024 02:29 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Toll in West Bengal train accident mounts to 15, 60 injured

Toll in West Bengal train accident mounts to 15, 60 injured

Three rear compartments of the Kanchanjungha express train derailed under the impact of the collision from behind by the locomotive of the goods train

17 June,2024 01:27 PM IST | Kolkata | PTI
Bengal Train Accident: PM Modi Grieves The Loss Of Lives In The Tragic Mishap

    Bengal Train Accident: PM Modi Grieves The Loss Of Lives In The Tragic Mishap

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his condolences following a tragic accident in Darjeeling involving the Kanchenjunga Express and a goods train. The incident resulted in the loss of at least eight lives, with over 20 individuals sustaining injuries. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw expressed profound grief and is actively overseeing the ongoing rescue efforts. He has personally traveled to Darjeeling to assess the situation firsthand and coordinate response measures. The government remains committed to providing all necessary support and assistance to those affected by this unfortunate incident.

    17 June,2024 04:34 PM IST
    Prisoners who were unlawfully detained must be returned to Ukraine: Zelenskyy

    Prisoners who were unlawfully detained must be returned to Ukraine: Zelenskyy

    A two-day summit in Switzerland dedicated to forging a path forward to end the war in Ukraine concluded with key powers spurning a joint communique which was agreed to by more than 80 other countries and international organisations

    17 June,2024 02:49 PM IST | Switzerland | ANI

    Rawalpindi cops book against several PTI leaders for protest outside Adiala jail

    The case, filed under Section 144 of the Pakistan Penal Code, accused the protesters of violating the law, resisting police, and damaging police uniforms.

    17 June,2024 01:26 PM IST | Islamabad | ANI

    India will continue to engage with all to help achieve peace in Ukraine: MEA

    Russia was not invited to the summit while China decided not to attend it.

    17 June,2024 08:10 AM IST | Switzerland | ANI
    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
    Who blocked my sea view?

    Who blocked my sea view?

    As another mega infrastructure project nears completion, it reignites the much-debated issue of how zero thought is given to aesthetics, in this case by permanently destroying iconic views within our ‘sea-facing’ metropolis

    17 June,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez
    16 June,2024 07:43 AM IST | Mumbai | Meenakshi Shedde
    16 June,2024 07:40 AM IST | Mumbai | Devdutt Pattanaik
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