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Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann gets married

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today married Gurpreet Kaur, a 32-year-old doctor, in a simple, private ceremony at his home in...

India

Naqvi steps down as Union Minister

India News: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi yesterday resigned as Union Minister of Minority Affairs; Union minister RCP Singh also submitted his...

India

UK Cabinet ministers Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid resign

Breaking News- United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid have resigned from their Cabinet...

UK

Railway Protection Force recover drugs worth over INR 7 crore; 165 arrested

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) recovered various narcotic products, including designer drugs, worth over INR 7.40 crore last month and...

India

Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security after two-year hiatus

After a gap of two years, the Amarnath Yatra began amid tight security arrangements from Pahalgam, Kashmir.

Journeys

Mukesh Ambani's son Akash appointed Reliance Jio chairman

Reliance Jio approved the appointment of Akash Ambani as Chairman of the board after Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani resigned as the...

Corporate

COVID-19 cases rising in 110 countries, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is changing but it is not over and warned that the Covid...

Global

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray resigns ahead of floor test

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigned today after the Supreme Court allowed a no-trust vote to be held tomorrow in the...

India

Indian-origin man shot in US

An Indian-born man was gunned down while he was seated in a parked SUV car on the road near his home in New York.

USA

Disability board asks Indian states, UTs, to list accessible public buildings

The fifth meeting of the Indian Central Advisory Board on Disability was held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

India

Activist Teesta Setalvad arrested two days after apex court ruling on 2002 riots case

A day after controversial activist Teesta Setalvad was detained in Mumbai and later shifted to Gujarat, the Ahmedabad crime branch arrested...

India

India-born man sent to jail for atrocity against girlfriend

An Indian-origin Malaysian man was sentenced to seven months and three weeks' jail for terrorising his girlfriend by beating her, smashing...

Global

Too late for rebels to rejoin party: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today appeared to say that the party’s doors for the rebel MLAs are finally closed and that it was too late...

India

NDA chooses ex-Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu as Presidential candidate

Former Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu was chosen as the government candidate for President, and will most likely become the first tribal...

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Two shooters among three held in Moosewala murder case

Delhi police have arrested three people, including two of the alleged shooters in connection with the murder of Punjabi singer and Congress...

India

Russia to intensify 'hostile activity', warns Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned earlier this week that Russia was likely to intensify its "hostile activity".

Global

'India's UPI, RuPay cards soon to foray into European markets'

India's Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and RuPay cards are going to make their services available in France, Union Communication minister...

India

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.

India

UK: India-born doctor sent to four years in prison for raping woman

An India-born doctor was sentenced to four years in jail after being found guilty of serious sexual assault against a woman over three years...

UK

Instarem launches fast money transfer services to and from Malaysia

Singapore-headquarted Instarem has added Malaysia to the list of countries to which fast money transfers can be made.

Corporate

Himachal High Court acting chief justice's daughter arrested in murder case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has today arrested the daughter of acting chief justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court in the...

India

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...

India

Prophet row: Nupur Sharma seeks time to record statement before Maharashtra police

BJP Nupur Sharma appear before the Bhiwandi police to record her statement after she was summoned over her alleged objectionable remarks...

India

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Parkash Badal readmitted to hospital week after discharge

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Parkash Singh Badal has been readmitted to a private hospital in Mohali after he vomited, a party...

India

Suniel Shetty's Horses Stable, a funding reality show for startups

'Horses Stable' is an Indian funding reality show created and conceptualised by Group CEO Prashant Agarwal under the mentorship of...

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