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Kate Middleton photographs Holocaust survivors
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has photographed Holocaust survivors to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
2020-01-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Chinese Premier visits Wuhan over coronavirus outbreak
Wuhan (China), Jan 27 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Wuhan, epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, on Monday as health officials warned the spread of the deadly disease was accelerating, with new infections and deaths continuing to rise.
2020-01-27
Category: International, China,Politics
Peru Parliament divided with centre-right majority
Lima, Jan 27 (IANS) Elections left a divided parliament in Peru with at least seven parties in congress and a majority of centre-right forces, according to exit polls.
2020-01-27
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
EU moves resolutions against India over CAA, Kashmir
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) After Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's relentless global campaign against India over the Citizenship Amendment Act and reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir, the European Union (EU) parliament has decided to pressurize New Delhi.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Controversy erupts over KMC map not showing PoK as Indian
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Sunday landed in a controversy by posting a distorted map of India on social media that did not show Chinese-occupied Aksai Chin and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as part of the country.
2020-01-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Video of man holding Odisha Minister's shoes goes viral
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (IANS) Odisha Commerce and Transport Minister Padmanabha Behera on Sunday courted controversy after a video of a man holding his shoes during the Republic Day celebration went viral on social media.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Can't let Mahatma be killed again, says Yashwant Sinha
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) In a veiled reference to the new citizenship law (CAA), former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha said in Saifai (UP) on Sunday, Mahatma Gandhi, who believed in communal peace, should not be "killed again" by creating divisions on the basis of religion.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Focus on job': Fin Min adviser snubbed for talking history
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) With just days to go for the Union Budget on Saturday, a senior adviser in the Finance Ministry has been criticised by a former Union Secretary who told him to focus on his job and stop talking about history.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress parliamentary strategy group to meet on Monday
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Ahead of the Budget Session of the Parliament, the Congress' strategy group will meet at interim chief Sonia Gandhi's residence here on Monday to discuss the party strategy in the session.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mumbai gets India's first 'walk-through' aviary
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated the country's first and biggest 'walk-through' aviary at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo, as part of the Republic Day festivities, here on Sunday.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Three capital decision historic, says Andhra Governor
Vijayawada, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan here on Sunday hailed the state government's decision to create three capitals, saying it was aimed at equitable distribution of resources.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rs 10 per plate 'Shiv Bhojan' launched in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Sunday launched its much-anticipated Rs 10 per plate 'Shiv Bhojan' scheme to mark the 71st Republic Day, officials said.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Uttarakhand Congress rift as MLA threatens to quit
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Congress rift in Uttarakhand has come out in the open with many threatening to resign from the committee formed on Saturday.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MP Cong workers clash as CM arrives at party office
Indore, Jan 26 (IANS) A violent clash among Congress workers marked the Republic Day programme at the state party office in Indore on Sunday.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Own Constitution a matter of self-respect for any nation
Nagpur, Jan 26 (IANS) As India celebrated the 71st Republic Day on Sunday, BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) hailed the Constitution and said it was a matter of self-respect for any country to be run as per its own Constitution.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
UK govt mulls 'emergency evacuation' for Brits in China
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The UK government was reportedly considering an emergency evacuation of more than 200 British people in China due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has so far killed 56 people in the Asian country.
2020-01-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Punjab CM announces schemes for SAS Nagar
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday announced a series of welfare and development initiatives to boost progress in Sahibzada Ajit Singh (SAS) Nagar district of the state.
2020-01-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UK unveils new 50p Brexit coin
London, Jan 26 (IANS) UK Chancellor Sajid Javid has unveiled a new 50p Brexit coin marking Britains departure from the European Union (EU) on January 31.
2020-01-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Boeing's gigantic 777-9X plane completes maiden test flight
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Boeing 777-9X, the world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, has completed its maiden test flight, the American aircraft manufacturer announced.
2020-01-26
Category: International, United States,Politics
Father's contribution to country recognised: Parrikar's son
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Awarding the prestigious Padma Bhushan award posthumously to former Defence Minister and ex-Goa Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar will inspire people to work constructively and conscientiously for the country, Parrikar's elder son Utpal Parrikar said on Saturday.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Goa Speaker issues notice to 12 MLAs accused of disqualification
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Goa Assembly Speaker on Saturday sent notices to 12 MLAs, including 10 from the Congress, in connection with two disqualification petitions filed by the Congress and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party leaders.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Constitutional values under threat: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Taking on the government on the eve of the 71st Republic Day, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi said, here on Saturday, the constitutional values were no longer safe.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Padma Vibhushan for Arun Jaitely, Sushma Swaraj, Mary Kom
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Union Ministers Susham Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and George Fenandes will be conferred Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Renowned boxer Mary Kom will also be the recipient of the award, the second highest civilian honour of the country.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Langar Baba, 'Encyclopedia of forest' among 118 to get Padma Shri
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, the government on Saturday announced 118 awardees to be conferred with the Padma Shri Award.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TMC leaders feast on poha to protest Vijayvargiya's remark
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) The women brigade of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) here on Saturday had a feast of poha (flattened rice) in protest against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya's linking the food to Bangladeshi infiltrators.
2020-01-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Parrikar, Anand Mahindra, Srinivasan among 16 to get Padma Bhushan
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, leading industrialists Anand Mahindra and Venu Srinivasan along with 13 others have been selected for the Padma Bhushan awards, government said on Saturday.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Unsung heroes in Padma Shri award list
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) From conservation of Asian elephants to treating thousands of cancer patients at zero cost -- there are several awardees who were on Saturday selected for Padma Shri Award ahead of the 71st Republic Day.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 Brazilian women to get Padma Shri
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, the government on Saturday announced the names of 23 awardees, including two women from Brazil, who will be conferred the Padma Shri Award this year.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vijayan inaugurates world's first Super Fab Lab outside US
Palakkad, Jan 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan used a remote-controlled device here on Saturday to open a Super Fab Lab based in Kochi that was set up in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
2020-01-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Technology
Work on Green Field Airport in Arunachal begins next month
Itanagar, Jan 25 (IANS) A "Green Field Airport" will be constructed in Arunachal Pradesh with an investment of Rs 1,000 crore, work on which is scheduled to begin next month, a top Airport Authority of India (AAI) official said on Saturday.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
TRS sweeps Telangana municipal polls
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) swept the municipal elections, capturing power in over 100 out of 120 municipalities and seven out of nine municipal corporations.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
US Space Force logo resembles one from 'Star Trek'
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The newly unveiled logo for US President Donald Trump's Space Force bears an uncanny likeness to the insignia from "Star Trek", the cult sci-fi TV series, a media report said on Saturday.
2020-01-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Johnson signs Brexit withdrawal agreement
London, Jan 25 (IANS) In a historic moment for the UK, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has signed the Brexit withdrawal agreement in Downing Street, which paves the way for the country's exit from the European Union (EU) on January 31.
2020-01-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Brazilian Prez given ceremonial welcome in Rashtrapati Bhavan
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Visiting Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday was given a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here, after which he said that he would use this visit as an opportunity for strengthening bilateral relations.
2020-01-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
2G internet to be restored across J&K from Sat
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In a major decision by the Jammu & Kashmir government, 2G internet services will be thrown open across all the 20 districts in the Union Territory effective Saturday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
20% salary to be deducted as tax if PAN, Aadhaar not given
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Trouble and hardship is looming for those earning Rs 2.5 lakh per annum but have not provided PAN and Aadhaar details to the employer.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress names 12 VPs, 34 General Secys of Kerala unit
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday reconstituted the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, naming 12 Vice Presidents, 34 leaders General Secretaries and the Treasurer, as part of the ongoing reshuffle of several state units.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Restricted internet to be restored across J&K from Sat
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) There is good news for Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Republic Day as 2G mobile data services will be restored in all the 20 districts of J&K from Saturday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Konark to be soon in iconic tourist sites list: Union Minister
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday said the Sun Temple at Odisha's Konark will soon be included in the list of iconic tourist sites.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway to start soon: Gadkari
Gurugram, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, said on Friday the Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway would start soon and it would pass from Sohna in Gurugram district.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Outrush of illegal Bangladeshi migrants goes up
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The outrush of illegal Bangladeshi migrants from India to their native land has gone up over the past one month, BSF officials said on Friday in the backdrop of the enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
2020-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Congress to read out Preamble on Republic Day
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress party members on Republic Day will hold functions at the assembly level and read out the Preamble to the Constitution and reiterate the oath enshrined in its letter and spirit, a top party leader said on Friday.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nirbhaya case: Sisodia says lawyer using tactics to delay execution
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Accusing the lawyer of Nirbhaya convicts of using tactics to delay their execution, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Friday that the advocate was making fun of the system.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Court rejects Jagan's plea for exemption from presence
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) In another setback to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, a special court here on Friday dismissed his petition for exemption from personal appearance in the court in Enforcement Directorate (ED) cases.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Arbitrary or excessive tax is also social injustice: CJI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Friday said tax evasion is an injustice to fellow Indian citizens but arbitrary or excessive tax also results in social injustice by the government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delimitation in J&K not until next Census (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The delimitation plan for the newly-created Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir may be shelved until next year when the Census is held, a move that may delay the Assembly election too.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Resort deaths: Kerala CM wants Centre to press Nepal for probe
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday asked the state's parliamentarians to take up the matter of deaths of eight Keralites at a resort in Nepal early this week, with the Centre to pursue the matter with the neighbouring country's government.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha ex-minister Jagannath Rout passes away
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Jagannath Rout died at a private hospital here on Friday following a cardiac arrest. He was 78.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Nepal Communist Party wins big in National Assembly polls
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) of Nepal has registered a thumping victory in the National Assembly elections by bagging 16 out of the 18 seats that went to the polls, the Nepali media reported on Friday citing the Election Commission.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Chhatisgarh developing as role model to counter BJP narrative'
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress party is developing Chhattisgarh as a people-centric state to counter the BJP's narrative on development, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel told IANS in an interview.
2020-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics