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Amit Shah reviews current flood situation in high-level meeting, directs officials to provide assistance to affected areas Amit Shah reviews current flood situation in high-level meeting, directs officials to provide assistance to affected areas
Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a high-level meeting to review the flood situation prevailing in different parts of the country and take stock of the preparedness of the states and central ministries which are concerned with dealing with any flood-like situation. This comes after the India Metrological Department (IMD) said that states like Assam and Bihar have received extremely h...
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Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today Special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water set to arrive in drought-hit Chennai today
Chennai: In what is likely to bring some respite to people in the drought-hit Chennai, a special train carrying 2.5 million litres of water is set to arrive in the city on Friday. According to a Southern Railway official, a special 50-wagon train carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon. News agency ANI reported that the first train carrying wa...
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Amarnath Yatra: New batch of over 5000 pilgrims leave from Jammu Amarnath Yatra: New batch of over 5000 pilgrims leave from Jammu
Jammu: Another batch of 5,273 pilgrims left Jammu on Wednesday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. Since the Yatra started this year on July 1, over 1.2 lakh pilgrims had Darshan inside the holy Cave shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea-level in Kashmir Himalayas. The Cave shrine houses an ice stalagmite structure that symbolises mythical powers of Lord Shiva according to the devote...
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A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit, and now there's a tsunami warning in Indonesia A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit, and now there's a tsunami warning in Indonesia
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesian authorities issued a tsunami warning after a strong earthquake struck late Sunday in the Molucca Sea between North Sulawesi and the Maluku archipelago. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.9 quake was centered 185 kilometers (115 miles) southeast of Manado at a depth of 24 kilometers (15 miles). A graphic posted on Twitter by Indonesia’s geophysics ...
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Hauz Qazi case: Five more arrested by Delhi Police Hauz Qazi case: Five more arrested by Delhi Police
New Delhi: Five more persons have been arrested in connection with the recent communal tension in Delhi's Hauz Qazi locality, the police said on Saturday. A total of 17 people have been arrested in connection with the incident so far. Earlier, the Delhi Police arrested four people in connection with the incident which included the main accused in the case, Aas Mohammad. The incident took ...
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BJP candidate and EAM S Jaishankar wins Rajya Sabha bypoll, defeats Congress' Gaurav Pandya BJP candidate and EAM S Jaishankar wins Rajya Sabha bypoll, defeats Congress' Gaurav Pandya
NEW DELHI: BJP candidate and External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar was on Friday declared winner in one of the two vacant seats from Gujarat for which bypoll were held in Rajya Sabha. EAM Jaishankar got 104 votes in his favour as against his Congress rival Gaurav Pandya who got 70 votes. While the ruling BJP had fielded Jaishankar and party's OBC leader Jugalji Thakur, Congress had no...
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Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill, govt says it is completely voluntary Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill, govt says it is completely voluntary
New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which aims to impose strict penalties for violation of norms set for the use of Aadhaar and violation of privacy. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Bill to amend the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 and to fur...
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Yogi Adityanath government initiates action against 400 corrupt officials, retires 200 others prematurely Yogi Adityanath government initiates action against 400 corrupt officials, retires 200 others prematurely
LUCKNOW: Sticking to its policy of 'zero tolerance', the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has initiated strict action against 400 corrupt officials and decided to give early retirement to around 200 employees, it was reported on Wednesday. According to the reports, action has been taken against nearly 600 government employees, working at various levels, who have been under the sc...
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Mumbai faces rain fury again, death toll rises to 37 across Maharashtra Mumbai faces rain fury again, death toll rises to 37 across Maharashtra
Mumbai: Heavy downpour brought life to a standstill in India's financial capital, Mumbai, on Tuesday with several parts of the city left submerged in water. Mumbai has been receiving heavy rainfall since Sunday and the incessant downpour has left rail, air and road traffic out of gear, with several trains and flights getting cancelled due to inclement weather. The heavy rainfall has claimed the li...
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President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir extended for another six months as Amit Shah warns separatists President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir extended for another six months as Amit Shah warns separatists
Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution to extend President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a further period of 6 months with effect from July 3 2019. The Upper House of Parliament also passed Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Responding to the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Prime Min...
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