Many ‘satanic’ crimes can be curtailed if people stop eating cow meat, says RSS leader Indresh Kumar

Many ‘satanic’ crimes can be curtailed if people stop eating cow meat, says RSS leader Indresh Kumar

Ranchi: RSS leader Indresh Kumar has said if the practice of eating cow meat was stopped, many crimes of the ‘Satan’ could be curtailed, in an apparent reference to the incidents of mob lynching. Kumar was in Ranchi to attend...
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Western Railway asks Mumbai civic body to repair, re-construct 6 road overbridges; ROB in Lower Parel to be closed from tomorrow

Western Railway asks Mumbai civic body to repair, re-construct 6 road overbridges; ROB in Lower Parel to be closed from tomorrow

Mumbai: Railway authorities have requested the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to repair or re-construct half a dozen road overbridges (ROBs), one of which is being closed for traffic from Tuesday. Representational image. PTI The request by the Weste...
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Differently-abled woman lynched by mob in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion of child-lifting; 12 arrested by police

Differently-abled woman lynched by mob in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion of child-lifting; 12 arrested by police

Singrauli: A woman was lynched allegedly by a mob in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion that she was a child-lifter, police said on Monday. The woman, who appeared to be differently-abled, was killed by the mob in Bhosh village under the Morwa police station on ...
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WCD ministry to send Union Cabinet proposal on increasing punishment for sexual assault of male children

WCD ministry to send Union Cabinet proposal on increasing punishment for sexual assault of male children

New Delhi: The Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry is set to move a proposal before the Cabinet this week for enhanced punishment in cases of sexual assault of male children, a senior official said. The law ministry has cleared...
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Narendra Modi to begin five-day tour of Africa tomorrow, itinerary includes BRICS summit in South Africa

Narendra Modi to begin five-day tour of Africa tomorrow, itinerary includes BRICS summit in South Africa

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s five-day, three-nation tour of Africa starting on Monday will see India reaching out first bilaterally and then multilaterally under the BRICS umbrella to the continent. “The visit to Rwanda, Uganda and Sou...
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Verses from the Valley: How contemporary Kashmiri poets are leading a revival of Urdu poetry

Verses from the Valley: How contemporary Kashmiri poets are leading a revival of Urdu poetry

In recent times, Urdu poetry has gained momentum as a medium of expression for Srinagar’s youth. Through all the political, religious, and social changes that Kashmir has witnessed over the years – from being a hub of Buddhism, to the...
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Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates ‘racial discrimination’

Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates ‘racial discrimination’

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has slammed a controversial Israeli law as “perpetuating racial discrimination” against Palestinians by defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, state media reported. The law adopted by Israel’s parl...
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U.S. busts massive India-based call centre scam that stole hundreds of millions

U.S. busts massive India-based call centre scam that stole hundreds of millions

U.S. authorities have sentenced 21 people in connection with an India-based call centre scam that bilked Americans of hundreds of millions of dollars. Story continues below Defendants were given sentences ranging from fines and probationary sentences to 20 yea...
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‘This cannot go on’: Ram Nath Kovind says number of female students in IITs distressingly low

‘This cannot go on’: Ram Nath Kovind says number of female students in IITs distressingly low

Kharagpur: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said girls often outscore boys in board examinations, colleges, and universities, but their number is “distressingly low” in the IITs and it has to increase. In 2017, of the 1,60,000 candidates who app...
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SC expresses concern over deaths in pothole-related accidents, asks its road safety committee to submit report within 2 weeks

SC expresses concern over deaths in pothole-related accidents, asks its road safety committee to submit report within 2 weeks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over deaths in accident caused by potholes on roads across the country and observed that the number of fatalities caused due to such accidents was more than those in terror attacks. A...
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