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Centre directs people to wear masks at crowded places amid China’s COVID spike

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a meeting yesterday to discuss the COVID situation in India amid the rapid rise in cases in...

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Indian Energy Week to kick off in Bengaluru from February 6

India Energy Week 2023 (IEW 2023), being organised during India’s G20 Presidency, will be held in Bengaluru between February 6 and 8,...

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Singapore High Commissioner invites diaspora to attend PBD 2023 in Indore next year

News: Indian government has once again invited members of the Indian diaspora to Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2023 will be held at Indore.

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No need for International travellers to India to declare vaccination status: Government

News: Travellers arriving in India will no longer need to file self-declaration Covid vaccination forms on the Air Suvidha portal, the...

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Ex-IAS officer CV Ananda Bose appointed new Bengal Governor

News: Former IAS officer CV Ananda Bose has been appointed Governor of West Bengal, a statement from President Droupadi Murmu’s office...

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Self-reliant India embodies the spirit of global good: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed and interacted with over 800 members of the Indian diaspora and Friends of India in Bali, Indonesia,...

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PM Modi inaugurates Bengaluru airport's new terminal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week inaugurated the glitzy Terminal-2 of the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru.

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IRCTC rolls out special Jagannath yatra package: Railways Minister

IRCTC has announced yet another tour package for travellers. IRCTC has proposed to run a ‘Sri Jagannath Yatra’ Rail tour package by...

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India tests long-range interceptor missile

India conducted a critical test to validate and showcase its ballistic missile defence (BMD) capabilities to intercept long-range missiles,...

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Cable bridge collapses in Gujarat; death toll rises to 141

Over 140 people are feared dead after a nearly 100-year-old suspension bridge over the Machchhu River in Gujarat's Morbi collapsed tonight.

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Ukraine’s Indian embassy asks its citizens to leave war-torn country

The Indian embassy in Ukraine issued a fresh advisory for all Indian citizens in Ukraine to immediately leave Ukraine.

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Gadkari announces plans for road from Nariman Point to Delhi

Nitin Gadkari, while speaking about the status of the Delhi-Mumbai Express Highway, said that work on the first phase from Delhi to JNPT in...

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US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to visit India next month

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has announced that she will travel to India next month to attend the ninth edition of the US-India...

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Indian President Murmu in London for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Indian President Droupadi Murmu is in London to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the Indian...

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India, Singapore unveil roadmap to boost economic ties

India and Singapore will launch a new mechanism headed by their ministers of foreign affairs, finance and trade to enhance economic...

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India's stand on Russia-Ukraine war was noted by the world: Jaishankar

India’s independent stand on Ukraine-Russia war and the way it stood its ground when China “moved in forces”, External Affairs...

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World's highest single-arch rail bridge over Chenab completed

The world’s highest rail bridge over the Chenab river in the Kouri area of Reasi district in the Indian union territory of Jammu and...

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Indian monuments lit up in Tricolour to mark 76th Independence Day

India held a special celebration for its 75th Independence Day anniversary. Here are some photos of the Indian monuments and heritage...

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NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar wins Vice-Presidential poll

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is the new Vice President of India after defeating Opposition candidate Margaret Alva by 346...

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Amit Shah urges citizens to take part in 'Har Ghar Tiranga' drive

Union Home Minister Amit Shah appealed to the people to participate in 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign with great enthusiasm to tell the world...

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ED seals YIL premises in National Herald’s office in money laundering case

The Indian Enforcement Directorate has 'temporarily sealed' the premises of Young Indian (YIL) company within the National Herald office...

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‘Don’t talk to me’: Sonia to Irani in Lok Sabha

India News: Congress president Sonia Gandhi reportedly rebuffed Union Minister Smriti Irani after walking across the house to speak to a BJP...

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41 Pakistan-based Indian nationals gave up Indian citizenship last year: Indian government

India News: As many as 41 Pakistan-based Indian nationals gave up their Indian citizenship last year, compared to only seven in 2020,...

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Indian government takes steps to reduce monkeypox risk

India News: The Union health ministry has taken a number of steps to minimise the risk of monkeypox importation as well as to boost...

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project gets clearance

The Maharashtra government granted all permissions required for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, considered a pet project of Prime...

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