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Attacks on Indian students: Biden admin working very hard to thwart untoward incident, says US

Deaths of at least four Indian American students have been reported in the last several weeks.

  • Friday, 16 February 2024
Fire
11 dead in fire in paint factory in outer Delhi's Alipur

The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) official said a call about the incident was received at 5.25 pm and 22 fire-tenders were pressed into service.

  • Friday, 16 February 2024
Minor NEET Aspirant Gang-Raped In Kota; 4 Students Held
Minor NEET aspirant gang-raped in Kota; 4 students held

The police said the accused are adults, though their identities have not been revealed yet due to security concerns.

SC Strikes Down Electoral Bond Scheme: What It Means? Know The Implications & Options Before Centre
SC Strikes Down Electoral Bond Scheme: What It Means? Know The Implications & Options Before Centre

The Supreme Court's decision does not completely abolish the Electoral Bond Scheme but strikes down certain provisions. The government has the option to review and modify the scheme based on the court's observations.

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Three souvenir coins launched by Finance Minister Sitharaman
Three souvenir coins launched by Finance Minister Sitharaman

The three coins were launched on the occasion of the 19th Foundation Day celebrations of the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) through hybrid mode in New Delhi. The coins can be purchased from the SPMCIL website.

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
PM Modi meets Emir of Qatar in Doha, discusses range of issues
PM Modi meets Emir of Qatar in Doha, discusses range of issues

An official said that Prime Minister Modi was given a ceremonial welcome at the Amiri Palace on arrival. Thereafter, both sides held delegation-level talks. The discussions covered a wide array of topics, including economic cooperation, investment, energy partnership, space collaboration, urban infrastructure, cultural bonds and people-to-people ties.

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Terror funding case: Yasin Malik provided necessary medical treatment, Centre tells Delhi HC
Terror funding case: Yasin Malik provided necessary medical treatment, Centre tells Delhi HC

On February 2, Justice Anoop Kumar Mendiratta had directed the Tihar Jail Superintendent to ensure necessary medical treatment to Malik.

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty announces resignation
Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty announces resignationTrinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty announces resignation

Chakraborty has also expressed her desire to permanently move away from politics and concentrate on her acting career instead.

  • Thursday, 15 February 2024
Supreme Court
Anonymous Electoral Bonds scheme is violative of Right to Information, needs to be struck down: SC

Terming the scheme unconstitutional, the Supreme Court stated that the Electoral Bonds scheme has to be struck down.

PM Modi in Qatar
PM Modi meets Indian diaspora in Qatar, says 'grateful' to community

"An exceptional welcome in Doha! Grateful to the Indian diaspora," the PM posted on X along with pictures of him being greeted by Indian community members.

BJP national president JP Nadda
BJP forms panel to probe Sandeshkhali sexual harassment incidents in West Bengal

National President J.P. Nadda on Wednesday said that incidents of harassment of women and hooliganism are "happening continuously in West Bengal" while the administration there remains a "mute spectator".

UAE won hearts of 140 cr Indians: PM Modi after inaugurating Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
UAE won hearts of 140 cr Indians: PM Modi after inaugurating Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

With Sanskrit shlokas and vedic hymns reverberating across the Abu Dhabi skyline, PM Modi arrived at the temple premises at 6 p.m. (IST) and was welcomed by BAPS' Ishwarcharandas Swami and other delegates.

  • Wednesday, 14 February 2024
‘One Nation, One Election’ in spotlight again
‘One Nation, One Election’ in spotlight again

While the resolution moved by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin highlights various points of ‘objections’ to the move, it ‘conveniently’ chooses to ignore the benefits that the proposed electoral exercise offers.

  • Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Nehru thought Indians are lazy: PM Modi refers to former PMs I-day speech while blasting Congress
Protesting farmer issues open threat to PM Modi; says 'won't spare PM if he visits Punjab'

The alleged farmer, who was part of the protest, said the PM will face dire consequences if he visits Punjab again

THE PULWAMA ATTACK & INDIA’S RETALIATION
5 Years Of Pulwama Attack: What Happened On Feb 14, 2019 & How India Retaliated With Balakot Strike

Exactly five years ago on this day, India was shaken by an explosive terror attack. A 20-year-old suicide bomber from Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into convoy of the CRPF killing at least 40 Jawans on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.

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