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59 years after 1962 battle: Tension at border with China but Tawang flourishing

The giveaway is the fleeting presence of convoys of troops being sent to guard the icy Himalayan heights at the border with China, India's northern neighbour which attacked Tawang in 1962.

published : 15 hours ago

Bills getting passed without debate, Parliament to soon become rubber stamp: Justice Chandru

Without making any direct reference, he also said "Parliament will be run from Nagpur" one day.

published : 15 hours ago

Ready to withdraw suspension if Opposition MPs apologize, says Pralhad Joshi as Rajya Sabha ruckus continues

A total of 12 Opposition MPs were suspended from Rajya Sabha for the remaining winter session of the Parliament for allegedly creating ruckus on the last day of the monsoon session.

published : 15 hours ago

Elgar Parishad case: SC rejects NIA's plea against HC order granting bail to Sudha Bharadwaj

A bench of justices U U lalit, S Ravindra Bhat and Bela M Trivedi refused to consider the submissions raised by the NIA, saying, "We see no reason to interfere with the high court order".

published : 15 hours ago

Omicron: Five merchant navy ship crew isolated in Goa; three admitted in Delhi hospital

State Epidemiologist Utkarsh Betodkar said the five are being treated as Omicron suspects and the genome sequencing reports are expected to arrive from Pune in neighbouring Maharashtra.

published : 15 hours ago

German national tests coronavirus positive in MP; sample sent for genome sequencing

Since the man attended a marriage ceremony in Jabalpur on Sunday evening, his contact history was traced and samples of at least 50 people were collected for testing.

published : 16 hours ago

CBFC chairperson Prasoon Joshi meets Uttarakhand CM 

During the meeting, Joshi and CM Dhami discussed the shooting of films in the mountain state and issues related to cultural promotion and the development of tourism here.

published : 16 hours ago

The curious case of Mamata Banerjee's new Opposition front for Battle 2024 

The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress in what appears to be a meticulously chalked political strategy, has intensified the efforts to make its political presence felt in other states also.

published : 17 hours ago

Cultures of MGP, Trinamool do not match: Goa BJP on their pre-poll alliance

The MGP, Goa's oldest regional party, on Monday announced it would contest the forthcoming state Assembly elections in an alliance with the Mamata Banerjee-led outfit.

published : 17 hours ago

Goa CM appeals to all citizens to get fully vaccinated by December 19

Notably, five people, including two Russian nationals, who arrived in Goa on board a merchant navy ship, were isolated after they tested positive for COVID-19.

published : 18 hours ago

6,822 new COVID cases in India; daily infections lowest in 558 days

The active cases comrpise 0.27 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.36 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

published : 18 hours ago

Omicron scare: Over 100 of 295 foreign returnees untraceable near Mumbai, say authorities

Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation chief Vijay Suryavanshi said the mobile phones of some of these people were switched off while many of the last given addresses were found to be locked.

published : 18 hours ago

Lockdown pushes up malnourished kids’ tally in Bengal’s backward districts

The survey, conducted across the state in September, found that 6.7 lakh children were malnourished. The figure was 3.5 lakh in August last year.

published : 22 hours ago

Modi, Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Sonia took Covid test, jab in Bihar!

Don’t be surprised. The list of those whose RT-PCR test was conducted in this south Bihar district contained the names of other VIPs as well.

published : 22 hours ago

Hyderpora encounter: Slain youth’s dad reiterates return of body

Abdul Lateef Magray, father of Amir Magray who was among the four persons killed in the November 15 encounter, told this newspaper that his son was innocent.

published : 22 hours ago

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