Now age proof required to offer worship in Sabarimala

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Kerala: An authentic age proof document is now a must for women visiting the famed Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala in Kerala, where the entry of female devotees in the age group of 10-50 is banned. The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages the shrine, has decided to make the age proof mandatory during the […]

Netanyahu to gift water desalinisation jeep to Modi

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
narendra-modi

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present a special gift – the Gal-Mobile water desalinisation and purification jeep – to his friend Narendra Modi during his visit to India starting January 14, according to sources here. Netanyahu and Modi waded into the Mediterranean Sea and rode the “buggy” jeep on the coast during the […]

4 died, 5 injured in fire in Mumbai

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Mumbai: Four people, including two children died and five were seriously injured after an upper floor of a residential building in suburban Marol caught fire here today, an official said. “Mumbai Fire Brigade got call at 2.10 am about fire at the fourth floor of Ground plus Mamoon Manzil building at Marol in Andheri East. […]

Congress has double standards on triple talaq bill: Jaitley

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley today accused the Congress of “double standards” in its stand on the triple talaq bill, saying it was trying to stall the bill in the Rajya Sabha after supporting it in the Lok Sabha. Addressing the BJP Parliamentary Party, the Union finance minister also said the government wanted […]

Court asks man to pay Rs 2.7 lakh alimony to wife who left career for marriage

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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New Delhi: A Delhi court has awarded Rs 2.7 lakh maintenance to a woman who left a lucrative career in showbiz to be a housewife in 2000 and taken note of the uncertain nature of the film industry and the difficulties she may face in regaining a “foothold” in it. Additional Sessions Judge A K […]

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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New Delhi: India and Pakistan on Monday exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the list of nuclear installations and facilities under a three-decade old bilateral pact. According to an External Affairs Ministry release, the two sides exchanged the list under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations between […]

Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Two managers of ‘1-Above’ pub arrested

Monday, January 1st, 2018
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Mumbai: Mumbai Police today arrested two managers of ‘1-Above’ in connection with the fire that claimed 14 lives on December 29. The arrested persons have been identified as Kevin Bava and Lisbon Lopez. A criminal case was registered against them with NM Joshi Marg Police after the tragedy last week. Police said that the duo […]

Use regional languages in science communication, Modi tells scientists

Monday, January 1st, 2018
narendra-modi

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for using regional languages in promoting science communication in a “big way” to develop “love of science” in the youth, saying language should not be a barrier but a facilitator. Addressing the curtain-raiser ceremony of the commemoration of professor Satyendra Nath Bose’s 125th birth anniversary in Kolkata […]

‘Displeased’ Gujarat Dy CM yet to take charge of portfolios

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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Ahmedabad: Days after being sworn into office, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel is yet to take charge of the portfolios allocated to him, with a source in the BJP saying he has conveyed his displeasure to the party leadership over the departments allocated to him. In the previous government, Patel used to handle important […]

‘VHP won’t allow new masjid in Ayodhya’

Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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Bhubaneshwar: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad will not let Muslims construct any new masjid in Ayodhya where a grand temple of Lord Ram will surely be built, said Pravin Togadia, international working president of the VHP, here on Friday. “We want a Ram temple to be built in Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram. My question […]

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