Tuesday, Dec 26, 2023
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Poonch ambush: Search operations to track down terrorists enter 6th day

December 26, 2023 14:19 IST

The Army has ordered a thorough internal investigation into the civilian deaths and said it is committed to extending full support and cooperation in the conduct of the investigation


Site for Maitri-II identified in Antarctica, operations to commence in 2029

December 26, 2023 13:26 IST

The new research station will be located just a few kilometres away from the Maitri station currently operating in the eastern Antarctica region.

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India records 412 fresh Covid-19 cases

December 26, 2023 13:02 IST

The death toll due to the viral disease was recorded at 5,33,337 with three new fatalities reported from Karnataka in a span of 24 hours, according to the ministry's data updated at 8 am.

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Sikh gurus taught Indians to live for their land’s glory: PM Modi

December 26, 2023 12:56 IST

Speaking at a "Veer Bal Diwas" event to commemorate the martyrdom of two sons of Guru Gobind Singh, Modi said their sacrifices are not only being remembered in India but also globally through programmes in countries like the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

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Melodi to Barbenheimer, how 2023 was the year of ‘rizz’

December 26, 2023 12:28 IST

If you ask the Gen Zs, PM Modi had 'rizzed' up Italy's Meloni. A section of Indians, however, would say the opposite, with Meloni having charmed the otherwise 'monk-like' prime minister. As we head into 2024, here's hoping we all find our rizz.

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A strawberry success story from Odisha

December 26, 2023 11:54 IST

The idea to switch to strawberry farming was put forward by Chuktia Bhunjia Development Agency (CBDA), a body set up by the Odisha government in 1994-95 for the welfare of the Chuktia Bhunjia tribes.

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Watch: As tourists throng Himachal Pradesh, SUV makes way through river to skip traffic; fined

December 26, 2023 10:59 IST

This incident comes as heavy traffic, along with a massive influx of tourists, has left the hill state in North India gasping for breath this Christmas weekend.

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Low temperatures along with dense fog likely over parts of India, flights from IGI airport delayed

December 26, 2023 10:31 IST

According to news agency ANI, the fog conditions are likely to affect more number of flights during the day.

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Civilian ‘tortured’ in Poonch speaks: ‘I am in video… they rubbed chilli powder on our wounds’

December 26, 2023 13:03 IST

The civilians were allegedly picked after four Army soldiers were killed in a militant ambush in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Thursday.

Probe points to drone attack, deploying guided missile destroyers, says Navy

MV Chem Pluto reaches Mumbai: Probe points to drone attack, deploying guided missile destroyers, says Navy

December 26, 2023 11:42 IST

Chem Pluto, a chemical/ oil tanker with a crew of 21 Indians and a Vietnamese, was on its way to New Mangalore from Al Jubail (Saudi Arabia) when it came under attack on Saturday.

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As Modi skips annual summit again, Jaishankar goes to Russia for talks

December 26, 2023 07:16 IST

India and Russia have an annual summit at the leaders’ level, where the Indian Prime Minister and the Russian President visit each other’s country every alternate year.

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Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul: ‘Court can’t be placed to politically handle the Govt… the Court can’t be the Opposition’Premium Story

December 26, 2023 13:42 IST

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul retires from Supreme Court on Tuesday after a seven-year tenure

Day after torture probe, Army Chief visits Poonch: Behave in ‘professional manner’

Day after torture probe, Army Chief visits Poonch: Behave in ‘professional manner’

December 26, 2023 10:45 IST

Brigadier of 13 Sector RR, CO, Company Commander moved out.

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Nitish praises Vajpayee, brushes aside rumours of rift in Opp alliance

December 26, 2023 07:13 IST

The Bihar CM was talking to mediapersons on the sidelines of a function to mark birth anniversary of the former PM.

Poonch civilian deaths: Police lodge murder FIR

Poonch civilian deaths: Police lodge murder FIR

December 26, 2023 07:23 IST

According to the FIR, after Thursday’s militant ambush, “... Army troops were carrying out searches in the general area of Topi Peer, Sawani, Bafliaz to locate the terrorists who escaped after the attack. During searches, Army troops detained a few local youth for questioning.”

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Criminal laws, telecom Bills get President assent

December 26, 2023 02:02 IST

The Bhartiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023 will replace the IPC, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita will replace the CrPC, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam will replace the Indian Evidence Act.

63 JN.1 cases in India so far, most in Goa, says govt

63 JN.1 cases in India so far, most in Goa, says govt

December 26, 2023 06:21 IST

At least 627 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, with the highest in Kerala. Of the 4,054 active cases, 3,124 are in Kerala, which also reported one death.

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Modi targets previous govts on corruption: ‘Now, narrative is about welfare schemes’

December 26, 2023 07:13 IST

Modi recalled that his name was proposed by the family members of Malaviya when he came to contest the election from Varanasi in 2014.

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‘1978 wasn’t rebellion’: Sharad Pawar to Ajit over ‘Congress split’ remark

December 26, 2023 08:51 IST

Ajit on Sunday said he “took a stand after crossing 60, while some went down that path at the age of 38”.

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Answer may not lie in discussion: Kharge on Dhankhar’s meet invite

December 26, 2023 07:13 IST

“It would be distressing when history judges the presiding officers harshly for Bills passed without debate and not seeking accountability from the government...,” Kharge replied.

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Anju Bobby lauds Modi: ‘I am seeing a lot of changes’

December 26, 2023 01:30 IST

Speaking at a Christmas programme organised at the PM’s residence, George said: “As a sportsperson, I was here for almost 25 years and I’m seeing a lot of changes.

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Women participation in NREGS continues to rise, 59% this fiscal

December 26, 2023 07:12 IST

As per the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), published by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the female Labour Force Participation Rate has increased in the country in recent years.

MV Chem Pluto

Merchant vessel MV Chem Pluto reaches Mumbai 2 days after drone attack

December 25, 2023 22:36 IST

The commercial vessel, with 21 Indian crew members, was struck by a drone about 217 nautical miles from Porbandar on Saturday.

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Odisha approves special security battalion for Jagannath Temple

December 26, 2023 01:39 IST

The announcement comes amid a controversy over entry of social media influencer Kamiya Jani into the temple with the opposition BJP accusing her of being a “beer eater and promoter”.

France Plane Grounded

Grounded plane with 276 Indian passengers leaves French airport for India

December 26, 2023 05:37 IST

French authorities worked through Christmas Eve and Christmas morning on formalities to allow passengers to leave France.