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India, China discuss defusing tensions at friction points in Ladakh in 14-hours marathon talks

The outcome of the marathon talks on Monday was not immediately known, but it is learnt that both sides agreed to meet again to take forward the negotiations.

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Retired aircraft carrier 'Viraat' arrives at Alang in Gujarat for dismantling

The aircraft carrier began its final journey from the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Saturday and reached the waters at Alang in Bhavnagar district on Monday evening.

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PM Modi seeks IIT-Guwahati’s help in tackling disasters in Northeast

Speaking at the 22nd convocation of the institute at a virtual conference, he said the states in the Northeast required a high degree of technological support and intervention to tackle their problems

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Farm bills: SAD to hold 'chakka jaam' in Punjab, Sukhbir Badal to launch four-day campaign

Notably, around 30 farmers' outfits have already given a call for a complete shutdown in Punjab on September 25 in protest against the Bills.

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Capitalising on Opposition's boycott, Rajya Sabha passes record number of Bills

The House passed the third contentious Farm bill to remove cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potatoes from the list of essential commodities. 

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Government will consider revoking suspension of MPs if they apologise for their behaviour: Prasad

The assertion came after a number of Opposition parties, led by the Congress, staged a walkout from the Rajya Sabha demanding that the suspension of eight members be revoked.

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Didn't give lathi-charge order against Kurukshetra farmers: Khattar contradicts ally JJP

State home minister Anil Vij had denied that force was used to disperse the farmers, but senior JJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala said the incident will be investigated.

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Fashion entrepreneur helps womenfolk in Bihar make livelihood from banana fiber

This 25-year-old has carved a niche for herself in European export market for garments and accessories by employing women from rural areas.

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Throttles spirit of cooperation: Civil rights bodies urge government to send FCRA bill to select committee of Parliament

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to amend the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act to make furnishing of Aadhaar numbers of office-bearers of any NGO mandatory for registration.

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Maize, Cotton sold below MSP in Punjab; farmers worry that wheat, paddy will meet same fate

Farmers are strongly opposing the agriculture bill as they apprehend that the same fate will befall wheat and paddy.

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PM Modi to review COVID-19 situation in seven states with highest active cases

These states include Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab

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COVID-19: Record discharges over one lakh take India's recovery rate near 81 per cent

Maharashtra continues to lead with over 32,000 (31.5 per cent) more recoveries reported. Andhra Pradesh reported more than 10,000 recoveries in a single day.

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Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel seeks flight services from Bilaspur to metro cities

Bilaspur is a major hub of trade and commerce in the northern region of Chhattisgarh and a key centre of power production, Baghel said.

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NCP leader Sharad Pawar to fast for a day in solidarity with 8 suspended MPs

The eight MPs were expelled for expressing their opinion, Pawar said, adding the depty chairman did not give priority to (House) rules.

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Third farm bill cleared as Rajya Sabha passes amendments to essential commodities law

Minister Raosaheb Dadarao said the move will boost investment in agriculture sector and will also create more storage capacities to reduce post harvest loss of crops.

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