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Indian Defence ministry confirms Agnipath scheme won’t be dropped

The Indian Defence ministry has made it clear that the Centre's defence recruitment scheme 'Agnipath' won’t be rolled back.

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Four JD(U) leaders suspended for running ‘anti-party’ campaigns

Four JD (U) leaders in th Indian state of Bihar were suspended from the primary membership of the party today for allegedly running...

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India News: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits flee valley after killings

India News: Target killings of Kashmiri Pandits make them flee from the Valley, despite Indian government officials trying to stop them from...

India

More nations condemn Prophet remarks; Kuwait supermarket pulls Indian products

Supermarket in Kuwait pulled down Indian products from its shelves to protest the derogatory comments by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the...

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Delhi Power Minister in ED net for INR 4.81 crore fraud

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain in a money-laundering case.

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India mulling framework to stop fake reviews post on e-commerce portals

The Indian Central government announced it is planning to build a framework that will curb fake reviews posted on e-commerce websites.

India

Service to poor, good governance was our top priority: Modi on NDA’s eight years

BJP-led NDA government’s eight years service has always been dedicated to the poor, good governance and welfare of the poor, said Prime...

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Passenger train services between India, Bangladesh resume after two years

Passenger train services between India and Bangladesh resumed yesterday after a two-year hiatus due to COVID.

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Indian diaspora gave grand welcome to PM Modi in Tokyo, Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached Japan's Tokyo today to take part in the Quad 2022 Summit, received a warm welcome from the...

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India’s COVID tally reaches 43,088,118 with 3,205 cases in a day

India has reported 3,205 new COVID cases, pushing the country’s cumulative tally to 43,088,118, while the number of fatalities touched...

Covid-19

Ukraine-returned Indian students call for admission in local institutions

India News: Indian students, who have returned from Ukraine, and their parents seeking the central government’s help for admission to...

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India bans 22 YouTube channels, multiple social media accounts

The Indian government ban 22 YouTube news channels, including four from Pakistan, for allegedly spreading fake news.

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Lok Sabha passes bill to legally allow police to obtain detainees’ samples

The Indian Lok Sabha this week passed a contentious bill providing for legal sanction to police to obtain physical and biological samples of...

India

Delhi, Maharashtra to do away with masks at public areas

Delhi and Maharashtra have decided to lift the face mask mandate amid a drop in Covid cases, but advised to put on covers at crowded places.

Covid-19

First day of India strike witnesses rail blockades, scuffles; services hit

Bharat Bandh is a central trade unions to protest against government policies affecting workers, farmers, and people. In New Delhi, public...

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Ukraine has lost over 130 kids since the onset of Russian attacks: Reports

At least 136 children were killed in Ukraine since the beginning of Russian invasion, that has completed 31 days, Ukraine’s office of the...

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Indian Home Ministry asks states, Union Territories to lift Covid curbs as cases drop

India’s Home Ministry today asked all its states and union territories to relax Covid restrictions and night curbs amid substantial slump...

Covid-19

India likely to allow normalisation of international flights by April

Are international flights open or still banned in India? Indian government is considering resuming international flights by March-April....

Covid-19

Indian government's tense meeting with tech firms over fake news: Reports

Indian officials reportedly held heated discussions with Google, Twitter and Facebook for not proactively removing what they described as...

India

Tata takes back ownership of Air India after 69 years

News: The Indian government has handed over Air India (AI) to the Tata Group, marking the end of all the formalities to transfer the...

India

India’s Covishield, Covaxin jabs may get cheaper after nod from drug regulator

The prices of Covid vaccines - Covishield and Covaxin - are likely to get cheaper in India after regular market nod from the country’s...

Covid-19

India logs below 3 lakh COVID cases, experts warn Omicron cases on the rise

India on Tuesday has recorded 2,55,874 fresh Covid 19 cases down from 3,06,064 in the previous day, as Union Ministry of Health and Family...

Covid-19

Modi tops chart again in global leader approval ratings

The latest ratings by data intelligence company Morning Consult suggest that India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has again topped the...

India

India Gate’s Amar Jawan Jyoti flame merges with National War Memorial

Amar Jawan Jyoti News: Nearly after 50 years, the flames of India Gate’s Amar Jawan Jyoti will be merged today with the eternal flame at...

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PM Modi pitches for investment in India at virtual Davos meet

Addressing the World Economic Forum’s online Davos Agenda 2022 summit, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made strong pitch for...

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