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'Everyone should start preparing for 2023 R'than polls under Modi's leadership'
Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his Jaipur visit on Sunday sent out a clear indication that the next assembly elections will be held in Rajasthan under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
AIIMS in Himachal's Bilaspur to be operational in six months: Nadda
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 5 (IANS) The AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur would be made fully functional within six months, BJP President Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Why recruitment not taking place when govt has vacancies: Varun Gandhi
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Criticising police action against protesting candidates of UP teachers' test in Lucknow, BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday asked why recruitments are not taking place when there are vacancies in the government.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala BJP to campaign against political murders
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) The Kerala BJP unit is set to launch extensive campaign against the murders allegedly committed by the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and the Popular Front of India (PFI).
2021-12-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
President to visit Maharashtra from Dec 6 to 9
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will start his Maharashtra tour with a visit to the Raigad Fort to pay tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Monday.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong accuses MP govt of not following Constitutional rules
Bhopal, Dec 5 (IANS) A day after the Madhya Pradesh Election Commission announced the dates for three-tier Panchayat elections in the state in three phases between January 6 and February 16, 2022, the state unit of the Congress on Sunday lashed out at the ruling BJP government accusing it of not following the Constitutional rules in the process.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Sri Lankan manager's skull received multiple hits, limbs broken by Sialkot mob
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The preliminary post-mortem of Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara reveals that he died of a severe blow to his head and most of his limb bones had been shattered before the body was set on fire, Samaa TV reported.
2021-12-05
Category: International, India,Politics
UP to light up like Diwali on Kashi Vishwanath corridor launch day
Varanasi, Dec 5 (IANS) With the inauguration of Kashi Vishwanath corridor in Varanasi on December 13, the whole of Uttar Pradesh will be lit up similar to Diwali-like celebrations. This year the people of the state will invoke Lord Shiva in their homes by lighting lamps on the occasion of the inauguration of Kashi Vishwanath corridor, the highest revered shrine of Hindu faith. Along with this, a laser show and fireworks will light up all temples, streets, 'crossroads' and other public places in Varanasi.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
US, 21 other countries concerned over summary killings, enforced disappearances in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The US and 22 other allies have issued a joint statement expressing deep concern on the reports of summary killings and enforced disappearances of former members of the Afghan security forces as documented by Human Rights Watch and others.
2021-12-05
Category: International, India,Politics
Morocco foils smuggling of cannabis hidden in marble blocks
Rabat, Dec 5 (IANS) Moroccan police have foiled an attempt to smuggle 8.99 tonnes of cannabis near Casablanca, the police said in a statement.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Malta,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala CPI-M dist conferences to commence from Dec 10
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) The district conferences of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kerala unit, which is ruling the state since 2016, will commence from December 10 onwards.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Blizzard warning issued in Hawaii
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (IANS) A blizzard warning is in effect for Hawaii's Big Island mountain summits, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, both taller than 13,000 feet (3,962.4 meters).
2021-12-05
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Man wielding knife in Florida varsity campus killed
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) Police shot and killed a man wielding a knife inside a residence hall on the campus of a university in the US state of Florida on Friday night, authorities said.
2021-12-05
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
EC lodges case with Special Cell regarding fake messages
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Election Commission of India wants Special Cell of the Delhi Police to arrest persons behind circulating fake messages. One fake message that was circulated was -- EC will deduct around Rs 350 for not casting vote.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gang leader killed, 8 robbers held in Afghan provinces
Kabul, Dec 5 (IANS) A gang leader of multiple high-profile crimes and theft was killed and eight armed robbers were arrested in two Afghan provinces, multiple sources confirmed on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Gang leader killed, 8 robbers held in Afghan provinces
Kabul, Dec 5 (IANS) A gang leader of multiple high-profile crimes and theft was killed and eight armed robbers were arrested in two Afghan provinces, multiple sources confirmed on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Cuba tightens travel rules in wake of Omicron threat
Havana, Dec 5 (IANS) The Cuban government continued to take precautions amid mounting global concern over the Covid-19 Omicron variant.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Cuba,Politics
Malaysia reports 4,896 new Covid infections, 36 more deaths
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 5 (IANS) Malaysia reported another 4,896 new Covid infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 2,654,474, according to the health ministry.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Malaysia reports 4,896 new Covid infections, 36 more deaths
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 5 (IANS) Malaysia reported another 4,896 new Covid infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national total to 2,654,474, according to the health ministry.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine,Politics
13 coal miners, soldier killed in Nagaland in case of 'mistaken identity' (Ld)
Kohima, Dec 5 (IANS) At least 13 people, all coal miners, and a soldier were killed and 11 injured in an unfortunate incident of "mistaken identity" in Mon District of Nagaland, sources said on Sunday.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Nitish to launch 'yatra' to gauge women's mood over liquor ban
Patna, Dec 5 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will soon embark on another yatra across the state to gauge the views of women voters over the liquor prohibition law.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
S.Korea reports 5,128 more Covid cases
Seoul, Dec 5 (IANS) South Korea reported 5,128 more Covid cases as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 4,73,034.
2021-12-05
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
S.Korea reports 5,128 more Covid cases
Seoul, Dec 5 (IANS) South Korea reported 5,128 more Covid cases as of midnight Saturday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 4,73,034.
2021-12-05
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
Zoom likely to pay $25 to users as part of class-action settlement
San Francisco, Dec 5 (IANS) Video conferencing platform Zoom has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit over alleged privacy and security issues, media reports say.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Zoom likely to pay $25 to users as part of class-action settlement
San Francisco, Dec 5 (IANS) Video conferencing platform Zoom has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit over alleged privacy and security issues, media reports say.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Shah condemns Nagaland killings, assures through probe
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah condemned the killing of around a dozen villagers in a case of 'mistaken identity' in Oting village in the Mon district of Nagaland.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Bengal election commission likely to depend on state police for Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) The BJP has been demanding central forces for conducting the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Even Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has called on State Election Commissioner Sourav Das and sought clarification regarding the use and deployment of forces in the civic polls, but indications are strong that the SEC might toe the state government's line and conduct the crucial KMC election by deploying the state forces.
2021-12-05
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Haryana for developing areas beyond 100-km NCR radius: Khattar
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state has asked the Centre that only the area up to 100 km should be kept in National Capital Region (NCR) radius and the area beyond will be developed by the state on its own level.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Complaint against K'taka Home Minister for his remarks on police
Chikkamagalur (Karnataka), Dec 5 (IANS) The Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and Hasiru Senehave lodged a complaint against state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on his derogatory remarks against the police in the Koppa police station of Chikkamagalur district. The video of Home Minister scolding police with derogatory remarks has gone viral.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Raj Governor defies 'rubber stamp' positioning with many firsts!
Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) The position of a Governor is often termed as a "rubber stamp" by experts in the political spectrum. However, Kalraj Mishra has been defying this positioning by making a mark with many firsts as Governor of Rajasthan.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Raj Governor defies 'rubber stamp' positioning with many firsts!
Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) The position of a Governor is often termed as a "rubber stamp" by experts in the political spectrum. However, Kalraj Mishra has been defying this positioning by making a mark with many firsts as Governor of Rajasthan.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Despite challenges, world's tallest railway bridge to come up in Manipur valley next year
Imphal/Agartala, Dec 5 (IANS) Indias northeast region is the 6th most quake-prone belt in the world, the soil of the young Himalayan region is fragile and due to the heavy monsoon, the working season is very less. However, despite these challenges the world's tallest railway bridge is being built in Manipurs Noney mountainous valley as part of the 111 km-long Jiribam-Imphal new railway line.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics
Panneerselvam not an AIADMK member for 5 consecutive years: Ex-MP
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Even AIADMK Coordinator O. Panneerselvam will fail to qualify for the party's election condition of being a member of the party for five consecutive years, said expelled former MP K.C. Palanisamy (KCP).
2021-12-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
West Bengal ranks below national average in rural wages
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Though Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has occasionally said that the state government is committed to stand beside the farmers, agricultural workers and rural labourers, a recent report published by the Reserve Bank of India shows that the daily wage of the rural workers in West Bengal is below the national average.
2021-12-05
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Is govt's face-off with Opposition a well thought out strategy?
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The face-off over the suspension of 12 MPs who allegedly created a ruckus during the monsoon session of Parliament could be a well thought out strategy of the government to engage the opposition on an issue which could have been a non issue. Otherwise, the government could have had to face tough question on inflation, Chinese intrusion, compensation to farmers and Covid deaths.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka govt's decision to provide eggs to school children sparks debate
Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government has begun distribution of eggs to school children in seven districts of the state where the malnourishment indicator is alarming from December 1. The decision has angered a section of society who are demanding that eggs shouldnt be distributed inside schools as it encourages discrimination among school going children.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Putin, Biden to hold online meeting on Tuesday
Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and the US President Joe Biden will have a videoconference on Tuesday, RIA Novosti news agency has reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Saudi Arabia, France agree to strengthen cooperation
Riyadh, Dec 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Saturday met with visiting French President Emmanuel Macron in Jeddah, where they agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.
2021-12-05
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diplomacy,Politics
Shringla to visit Dhaka for preparation of Kovind's tour itinerary
Dhaka, Dec 4 (IANS) The Foreign Secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla, will visit Dhaka on December 7-8 to discuss a host of bilateral issues, including the preparations for Indian President Ram Nath Kovind's first visit to Bangladesh from December 15-17.
2021-12-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Mamata to attend event in Kathmandu pending Centre's clearance
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to go to Nepal for a day.
2021-12-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
AAP gives clarion call for MCD polls
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Months ahead of the civic body elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday gave a clarion call to its members to gear up to "oust" the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and "reform" the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
2021-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka opposes declaring Western Ghats 'Eco-Sensitive Zone'
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said declaring Western Ghats as Ecologically Sensitive Zone would adversely affect the livelihood of the people in the region.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Afghans overtake Syrians to become biggest asylum seekers in EU
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Afghans lodged more than 17,000 asylum applications in the EU in September, up from 10,000 in August and nearly twice as many as Syrians. This made Afghanistan by far the main country of origin, which Syria had been for seven years until July, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) said.
2021-12-04
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Missing South Africans traced; K'taka health dept heaves sigh of relief
Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) The South African nationals, who had arrived in Bengaluru and gone incommunicado, have been finally traced by the civic and police authorities in Bengaluru, sources in the health department said on Saturday.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
No need to panic, take precautions: Vice Prez on Omicron scare
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said there is no need to panic about the emergence of new Covid-19 variant -- Omicron, while advising people to remain vigilant and follow the Covid appropriate behaviour till the pandemic is over.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi: Pregnant women to get free treatment for Hepatitis B, C
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday said free screening services and treatment of Hepatitis B and C will be soon made available for pregnant women in the national capital.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Follow all Covid protocols while travelling to tourist destinations: Union Tourism Minister (Ld)
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister G. Kishen Reddy on Saturday urged people to travel to tourism destinations while following all the Covid-related protocols.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Want to bring vehicle emission down by 30% by 2025: Goa CM
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) The Goa government will make 50 electrical vehicle charging points across the state in three months, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Saturday, while launching the state's Electrical Vehicle Charging Policy 2021.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Afghans packed in pick-up trucks take dangerous journey to flee Taliban's repression
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Thousands of Afghans are escaping the country each week and many of them are paying smugglers to take them westward to neighbouring Iran, from where some hope to reach Europe, RFE/RL reported.
2021-12-04
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Extortion case: Mumbai Police file charge-sheet against Param Bir, others
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) The Mumbai Police on Saturday filed a voluminous charge-sheet against suspended DGP Param Bir Singh and three others in an extortion case lodged by a businessman before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate'S Court, officials said here.
2021-12-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics