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Arnab Goswami faces Kunal Kamra again on flight; four airlines suspend comedian

NEW DELHI : Television anchor and journalist Arnab Goswami’s ordeals do not seem to be getting over. The Republic TV founder encountered comedian Kunal Kamra yet again on his flight back from Lucknow on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Kamra had accosted him ...

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Abortions to be allowed at 24 weeks, cabinet okays changes to law

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday raised the upper limit for allowing abortion from the present 20 weeks to 24 weeks and will be introducing a bill in Parliament for the same. The Cabinet approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) ...

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Coimbatore: Half kg human hair, empty shampoo packets removed from girl’s stomach

Coimbatore: A city hospital has removed more than half kg of human hair besides plastic pieces like empty shampoo packets from a 13-year-old girl’s stomach. The girl, a 7th standard student, complained of frequent stomach ache for the last few ...

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‘They’ll enter homes & rape your sisters’: on Shaheen Bagh protesters, Delhi BJP MP’s shocking remark

New Delhi: After Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, West Delhi BJP MP Parvesh Verma on Monday openly threatened Shaheen Bagh protesters saying that it will take the BJP only an hour to clear off the protests in the ...

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Bihar reports first suspected coronavirus case, keeps woman under watch

Bihar on Monday reported its first suspected case of rapidly spreading novel coronavirus as it isolated a 29-year-old research scholar, who came home from China’s Tianjin last week, health officials said. The woman, who was reluctant to be admitted to ...

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620-kilometre human chain formed in Kerala on Republic Day demanding withdrawal of CAA

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The ruling LDF in Kerala organised a 620-km long human chain from Kasaragod in north Kerala to Kaliyikkavila in the southernmost part of the state against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Republic Day. The human chain had the participation ...

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AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor heckled at Republic day function

Aligarh: AMU Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor was on Sunday heckled by a group of students during his Republic Day speech here soon after he termed as “unfortunate” the recent happenings on the campus and said peaceful protests will be allowed ...

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India celebrates 71st Republic Day with several firsts

NEW DELHI : India marked its 71st Republic Day on Sunday with a parade showcasing some of its newly acquired capabilities and military hardware, both homegrown and like the anti-satellite missile as well as bought from abroad like US made ...

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Delta airlines fined $50,000 for telling Muslim passengers to get off plane

Washington: Delta Air Lines was Friday fined $50,000 by the US Department of Transportation to settle allegations it discriminated against three Muslim passengers who were ordered off their planes. In its consent order, the department said it found Delta “engaged ...

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48-hour Campaign ban on BJP’s Kapil Mishra over communal tweet

New Delhi:  The Election Commission has imposed a 48-hour campaigning ban on the BJP’s Kapil Mishra, effective 5 pm Saturday, for tweets Delhi Police said were “creating enmity among classes”. Mr Mishra, who has a history of making communal and incendiary ...

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‘Students must not wear burqas to college, will be fined Rs 250 for violation’, says new rule by Patna college

Patna: JD Women’s College in Patna, while introducing a strange rule, has directed the students to not wear a burqa to college as a part of the new dress code ordered by the college authorities. The notice served to the students ...

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Case against Karnataka BJP MP in Kerala for ‘no water for Hindus’ tweet

Thiruvananthapuram: A case has been registered against Karnataka BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje and others by Kerala Police for a tweet alleging that Hindu families in the state’s Malappuram district are not being given water because they supported the Citizenship (Amendment) ...

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Kejriwal explains economics behind freebies to take on Opposition

Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has defended his government’s decision to dole out freebies to the people of the city-state ahead of Assembly elections. “Freebies, in limited dose, are good for economy. It makes ...

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644 militants of eight banned outfits surrender in Assam along with 177 arms, says police chief

A total of 644 militants of eight banned insurgent outfits surrendered in Assam on Thursday along with 177 arms, police said. The members of the insurgent groups — ULFA (I), NDFB, RNLF, KLO, CPI (Maoist), NSLA, ADF and NLFB — ...

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