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Kolkata Safest City
Kolkata Safest City Among Metros: NCRB Report

In the case of murders, Kolkata recorded only 53 cases whereas Delhi recorded 461 cases -- the highest among all the cities followed by Bengaluru (179 cases), Chennai (150 cases) and Mumbai (148 cases)

About 50% Rise In Child Marriage Cases In 2020: NCRB
About 50% Rise In Child Marriage Cases In 2020: NCRB

Experts say the gradual rise in the cases of child marriage may not necessarily mean that there has been a jump in such instances but that the reporting of such cases has also increased.

Fishermen To Be Issued Kisan Credit Cards: Union Min Murugan
Fishermen To Be Issued Kisan Credit Cards: Union Min Murugan

The seaweed farming industry generates more employment, he said, adding that for the first time in India an announcement regarding seaweed farming in Tamil Nadu was made in the Union Budget.

80 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In Country: Health Minister
80 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In Country: Health Minister

The countrywide vaccination drive against the corona virus has been recorded to 80 crore doses till date and Friday was described as as a golden chapter in world history.

NCC Revamp: Chairperson Of High-Level Committee Jay Panda Calls On Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
NCC Revamp: Chairperson Of High-Level Committee Jay Panda Calls On Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Baijayant Panda has sought the guidance of the Defence Minister in preparing the roadmap for the high-level committee’s monumental work in recommending ways to reshape the youth wing of the Indian Armed forces.

sonu sood
IT Sniffs Out Financial Irregularities Of Rs 250 Crore By Sonu Sood

After seizing cash, incriminating documents and other evidences pointing at tax evasions, the IT investigations continue.

Odisha Water Resources Chief Engineer Rules Out Possibility Of Imminent Flood In State
No Imminent Flood Threat From River Systems In Odisha, Says Top Water Official

Chief Engineer, Water Resources Dhiren Samal informed that the water level in the basins of Mahanadi, Baitarani, Brahmani and other rivers is either stable or on a receding trend. “So, there is little likelihood of escalation of flood situation in these systems,” he assured.

PM Modi
Centre Reopening India For Tourists: PM Modi

The Central government has taken a decision to give five lakh tourists free visas. Travel and tourism stakeholders will be given loans up to Rs 10 lakh with a 100 per cent guarantee

Maharashtra ATS
Maharashtra ATS Detains 7th Terror Suspect From Mumbai

Zakir will be taken to Delhi for further probe into the busted Pakistan-based terror module involving gangster Anees Ibrahim Kaskar, the brother of absconder mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar

Cyclonic Circulation Over Bay Of Bengal, More Rain Alert For Odisha
Cyclonic Circulation Over Bay Of Bengal: Yellow Warning For 3 Odisha Districts

The cyclonic circulation now lies over east-central and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level. It is very likely to move west north-westwards and reach Northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha-WestBengal coasts during the next 12 hours, informed the Met Centre in a tweet.

Integrity Pact
CVC Recommends Implementation Of 'Integrity Pact' In All Govt Procurements

Integrity Pact helps government and companies to reduce high cost and maintain quality control

Now Dial 112 For Fire Emergency In Odisha, Police Too
Now Dial 112 For Fire Emergency In Odisha, Police Too

Single emergency number 112 works under Emergency Response Support System to address all emergency signals received from citizens through voice call, SMS, e-mail, panic SOS signal, ERSS web portal etc.

PM Modi
Radicalisation, Trust Deficit Biggest Challenges To Peace: PM Modi At SCO Summit

The Prime Minister also asked the Central Asian countries to connect with India's huge markets and gain benefits.

Anti-terror Squads Of 12 States Meet At Delhi Police HQ
Anti-terror Squads Of 12 States Meet At Delhi Police HQ

The meeting comes in the backdrop of the Delhi Police Special Cell's recent crackdown on a Pakistan's ISI sponsored terror module that was planning to carry out violent attacks in India.

IAF
IAF Chief Calls To Augment Combat Capability Of Force Through Innovation, Self-Reliance

Indian Air Force chief urged the Commanders to continue their efforts in ensuring a safe operational flying environment and stressed on the need to augment the combat capability of the IAF through innovation, self-reliance and indigenisation.

Ram Temple
Devotees To Have 'Darshan' At Ram Temple From Dec 2023

India's best tech brains have hammered out the final foundation blueprint, which took more than a year to roll out after Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the 'bhoomi pujan' on August 5 last year.

PM Modi
PM Modi Turns 71; President Kovind, Ministers & Others Extend Wishes

The BJP embarked on a mega 20-day public outreach, "Seva and Samarpan", from Friday to mark his 71st birthday and it will continue till October 7 to also commemorate his 20 years in public life, including as Gujarat chief minister.

Union Health Min Mansukh Mandaviya
Work towards PM's vision to transform health system: Mandaviya to doctors

The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday called upon the doctors to work towards PM Modi's vision to holistically transform the health system for New India

MoD Sets Up Expert Committee For Comprehensive Review Of NCC: Jay Panda Chairperson, MS Dhoni Member
MoD Sets Up Expert Committee For Comprehensive Review Of NCC: Jay Panda Chairperson, MS Dhoni Member

The Committee is also expected to propose ways for gainful engagement of NCC alumni for betterment of the organisation. The high-level committee will also recommend best practices of similar international youth organisations for inclusion in NCC curriculum.

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel Govt's New Ministers To Take Oath Today
Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel Govt's New Ministers To Take Oath Today

The following were sworn in as cabinet ministers: Rajendra Trivedi, Jitu Vaghani, Rushikesh Patel, Purnesh Modi, Raghavji Patel, Kanubhai Desai, Kiritsinh Rana, Naresh Patel, Pradip Parmar and Arjunsinh Chauhan.

Terrorists
15 Bangla-Speaking Persons Trained In Making Bombs By ISI Likely From Bengal

After the interrogation of the two arrested -- Osama from Delhi's Jamia Nagar and Zeeshan Qamar from Allahabad -- it came to the notice that the 15 Bengali-speaking persons whom they met at Jioni are from West Bengal.

Pan-India Raids To Nab Suspected Terror Module Mastermind Humaid
Pan-India Raids To Nab Suspected Terror Module Mastermind Humaid

Osama and Zeeshan Qamar were imparted the training of making bombs and IEDs and committing arson with the help of daily use items in a town named Jioni which is near Gwadar port of Pakistan.

Mystery Behind Odisha's 'Black Tigers' Decoded
Mystery Behind Odisha's 'Black Tigers' Decoded

The enduring mystery behind the black tigers' of Similipal in Odisha may finally have been solved. A team of researchers from NCBS, Bangalore have discovered a single mutation in a gene that is believed to be the reason behind the distinctive stripes in these mythical big cats.

Abolition Of Odisha State Admin Tribunal
SC Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea Against Odisha Admin Tribunal Abolition

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea against the abolition of the Odisha Administrative Tribunal (OAT).

 Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Govt Bans Firecrackers During Diwali To Fight Pollution

With the onset of winter, the capital starts gasping for fresh air as pollution level due to the burning of crop residue in the neighbouring states of UP, Punjab and Haryana starts during the same time.