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  • Dogs, horses, even sticks own land in Bihar: Malik
    Dogs, horses, even sticks own land in Bihar: Malik
    Panaji, Novèmber 26 (IANS) In Bihar, land tracts were registered in the names of dogs, horses, even sticks, said former Governor Satya Pal Malik, here on Tuesday. Malik, who is currently serving as Governor of Goa, said unlike UP, the…
  • Rajya Sabha passes bill to empower transgender persons
    Rajya Sabha passes bill to empower transgender persons
    New Delhi, November 26 (IANS): The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 that seeks to stop discrimination against the people from transgender community.   The motion by DMK member Tiruchi Siva to…
  • After Manohar Joshi, Narayan Rane, Sena to get 3rd CM
    After Manohar Joshi, Narayan Rane, Sena to get 3rd CM
    Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) With Deverndra Fadnavis resigning as Maharashtra Chief Minister, Shiv Sena will get its third Chief Minister in the state: Uddhav Thackeray. The path for Uddhav Thackarey became clear after the four-day-old BJP government led…
  • Cartosat-3 satellite's launch countdown on
    Cartosat-3 satellite's launch countdown on
    Chennai, November 26 (IANS) The countdown for the launch of India's advanced earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 using the rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL (PSLV-XL) is progressing smoothly, said an official of the Indian space agency.…
  • Ayodhya: Sunni Board won't file review; dissent prevails
    Lucknow, November 26 (IANS) The UP Sunni Waqf Board will not challenge the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. A decision to this effect was taken at a stormy meeting of the Board held here on Tuesday which was attended by seven members.…
  • Venkaiah Naidu urges public display of fundamental duties
    Venkaiah Naidu urges public display of fundamental duties
    New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu has proposed to include fundamental duties in the education curriculum as well as displaying them in public places. Addressing the joint…
  • Bill to make chit funds investor-friendly moved
    New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) Aimed at protecting the interests of small investors and bring transparency in the operations of chit funds, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur on Tuesday introduced the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019…
  • Rahul, Priyanka to meet Chidambaram at Tihar on Nov 27
    Rahul, Priyanka to meet Chidambaram at Tihar on Nov 27
    New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would visit former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in Tihar jail on Wednesday morning, party leaders said. According…
  • Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar quit after 80 hours in power
    Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar quit after 80 hours in power
    MUMBAI, November 26 (IANS):In a major political defeat for the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday quit, hours after Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar also submitted his resignation, barely 80 hours after…
  • 78% Indians want complete ban on single use plastics: Survey
    78% Indians want complete ban on single use plastics: Survey
    New Delhi, November 26 (IANS) Majority of urban Indians are willing to take a tough stand on plastics with 78 per cent favouring a complete ban on single use plastics, says a new survey by market research firm Ipsos. Over 80 per cent urban Indians…
  • Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records
    Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records
    A glacier lagoon is seen in southern Iceland in July 2017. (CNS/Thomson Reuters Foundation/Thin Lei Win)   New Delhi, November 25 (IANS) Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases once again reached new highs in 2018,…
  • SC raps states on air, water pollution
    SC raps states on air, water pollution
    New Delhi, November 25 (IANS) In an unprecedented step, the Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to states and Union Territories (UTs), seeking response in six weeks, on why they should not be held accountable to pay compensation to people for not…
  • People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
    Better kill people in one go: SC on Delhi AQI
    People wear masks on a smoggy evening in New Delhi, India, October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis   New Delhi, November 25 (ANI): "Why are people being forced to live in a gas chamber? It is better to kill them in one go," said the Supreme…
  • Unprecedented public parade of 162 Sena-NCP-Congress MLAs
    Mumbai, November 25 (IANS) In an unpredecented action in Indian politics, the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress combine on Monday organised a public parade of their 162 supporting MLAs in a bid to disprove the claims of 170 legislators…
  • Clean chit for Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam cases?
    Clean chit for Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam cases?
    Mumbai, November 25 (IANS) Maharashtra''s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday gave a clean chit in some of the around 10-year-old irrigation scam cases allegedly involving new Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, officials said here.   The ACB has…
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