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 2021-01-20 16:42 

The Hindu

27 CJMs, Sub Judges promoted...

As many as 27 Chief Judicial Magistrates (CJM) and Sub Judges were promoted as District Judges on Wednesday. Those who have been promoted are D. Sudheer David, Sub Judge, Chengannur; P.T. Prakashan, C...

 2021-01-20 16:36 

The Hindu

Classes begin for first-year MBBS students...

Professors and senior students at the K.A.P. Viswanatham Government Medical College welcomed the fresh batch of first year students to the college on Wednesday. An inaugural ceremony was held for all...

 2021-01-20 16:31 

The Hindu

Slight dip in COVID-19 cases...

The central region on Wednesday reported a slight dip in fresh COVID-19 cases with 58 patients testing positive. A 55-year-old woman with a history of asthma and diabetes died at a private hospital in...

 2021-01-20 16:18 

The Hindu

India is a bipartisan success story: Secretary of State-designate Blinken, signals continuity in ties...

As nominees begin confirmation process, pointers to Biden policies on India China, Russia, emerge...

 2021-01-20 16:14 

The Hindu

Italian police recover stolen copy of Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi'...

The discovery was made when Naples Police working on a bigger operation found the painting hidden in an apartment....

 2021-01-20 16:14 

The Hindu

Rice attributes that improve nitrogen use efficiency found...

It could help farmers use nitrogenous fertilizers efficiently, save costs...

 2021-01-20 16:07 

The Hindu

House panel moots action against George...

Derogatory remarks against a nun...

 2021-01-20 16:03 

The Hindu

BJP starts campaigning for Rajasthan Assembly byelections...

Amid tussle over leadership, party seeks to put up a united front...

 2021-01-20 16:00 

The Hindu

'Switch off TV when Sanskrit news is read'...

HC tells petitioner to get some other form of entertainment at that time...

 2021-01-20 16:00 

The Hindu

At least 2 killed in Madrid blast...

Madrid mayor Jose Luis Martinez-Almeida said initial information pointed to a gas leak that likely caused the blast....

 2021-01-20 15:51 

The Hindu

Ambulance driver dies within a day of vaccination...

Preliminary findings suggest death unrelated to vaccination, says official...

 2021-01-20 15:48 

The Hindu

Santipur Trinamool MLA Arindam Bhattacharya joins BJP...

He was not allowed to work freely and State govt had failed to bring in any industrialisation, he says...

 2021-01-20 15:48 

The Hindu

Farmers' protest | Will not participate in meetings of court-appointed committee: Farmers unions to Supreme Court...

The top court told the lawyers appearing for farmers unions that all it wanted is resolution of the impasse and peace...

 2021-01-20 15:43 

The Hindu

Fresher's Day organised at MMC...

Usually, there were chances of first year medical college students experiencing mental stress for a few months after the commencement of classes. But, the students of Madurai Medical College (MMC) did...

 2021-01-20 15:31 

The Hindu

Five held for robbing jewellery showroom employees of 76 lakh...

The Thuckalay police have arrested five persons who robbed 76.40 lakh from employees of a Kerala-based jewellery showroom even as they were taking the cash to their workplace from Nagercoil on Tuesda...

 2021-01-20 15:30 

The Hindu

Wear uniforms, medals as per rule, Army tells veterans...

Advisory comes in backdrop of instances reported at ongoing farmers' protest where veterans were seen wearing uniform...

 2021-01-20 15:06 

The Hindu

Top news of the day: Trump leaves White House for the last time as U.S. President; Supreme Court refuses to stop farmers' rally on Republic Day, and more...

The major news headlines of the day, and more....

 2021-01-20 15:04 

The Hindu

Fresh bout of bird flu at Kuttanad...

Nearly 500 birds, mostly chicken, died at Kainakary recently...

 2021-01-20 15:02 

The Hindu

Minister reviews Madurai Corporation works...

He prioritises road repair works, provision of basic necessities...

 2021-01-20 14:57 

The Hindu

Unseasonal rains delays salt production in Thoothukudi...

The recent unseasonal rains that lashed the district before 'Pongal' has delayed the start of salt production this year as most of the saltpans are still submerged in rainwater. The coastal district,...

 2021-01-20 14:48 

The Hindu

Cong. bid to revive its electoral fortunes...

Party to experiment with tested formula of balancing religion, caste and groups...

 2021-01-20 14:43 

The Hindu

Donald Trump leaves White House, for the last time as President...

Mr Trump now heads to Joint Base Andrews in suburban Maryland, where he'll have a military sendoff...

 2021-01-20 14:36 

The Hindu

Pune International Film Festival to be held from March 4 to 11...

The rich bonanza from across the globe is dedicated to COVID-19 frontline warriors....

 2021-01-20 14:30 

The Hindu

COVID-19 vaccination: 51 million given jabs worldwide...

Just 11 of the 61 nations who have started vaccinating account for 90% of the doses given...

 2021-01-20 14:26 

The Hindu

Highway robbers from Karnataka nabbed...

The Palayamkottai Crime Branch police have arrested a team of highway robbers from Karnataka even as they were escaping in their car after robbing a youth of a gold chain and cash on Tuesday night. So...

 2021-01-20 14:25 

The Hindu

Panel meet sees TMC, BJP spar over Bengal political violence...

Left parties too had made a similar charge against TMC...

 2021-01-20 14:14 

The Hindu

BCCI likely to allow 50% crowd attendance for England Tests...

The first two Tests will be held in Chennai, beginning on February 5, while the next two will be played at the renovated stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad...

 2021-01-20 14:07 

The Hindu

Attempt to make the 'black spot' on Ring Road a safe zone...

It has witnessed nine fatal accidents and 25 non-fatal accidents in six years...

 2021-01-20 14:02 

The Hindu

Ensure continuous supply of ration to tribal people...

HC tells govt. to construct road to facilitate this...

 2021-01-20 13:57 

The Hindu

Supreme Court rejects pleas seeking review of 2018 Aadhaar verdict...

The Aadhaar Bill was certified as a money bill which enabled the government to get it cleared without getting the assent of a majority in Rajya Sabha...

 2021-01-20 13:53 

The Hindu

Supreme Court directs free education to minor children of rape victim...

It has also ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Ranchi to consider the case of the petitioner for a house under Prime Minister Awas Yojna or any other Central or State Scheme....

 2021-01-20 13:47 

The Hindu

V.K. Sasikala hospitalised after complaints of fever and breathlessness...

She is due to be released from the Parappanna Agrahara prison on January 27...

 2021-01-20 13:41 

The Hindu

PIL plea wants voting via EVMs for those on poll duty...

'It will avoid difficulties in casting votes, ensure high polling percentage'...

 2021-01-20 13:37 

The Hindu

Delhi BJP demands 13,000 crore 'dues' from Kejriwal govt for party-ruled municipal corporations...

Delhi BJP media cell head Navin Kumar said they were displaying large banners and posters demanding that the city government pay the...

 2021-01-20 13:36 

The Hindu

'Establish Advocates Training Academy in T.N.'...

PIL plea also wants seminars, talks on legal topics organised...

 2021-01-20 13:35 

The Hindu

India, Singapore sign pact on submarine rescue support...

Two countries agree to carry out engagements between the armed forces as well as in areas of defence technology and industry....

 2021-01-20 13:33 

The Hindu

Indonesian leader promises compensation for plane crash...

Indonesia's leader on Wednesday assured relatives of 62 people killed in a Sriwijaya Air plane crash that they will be compensated. President Joko Widodo visited the command center at Jakarta's in...

 2021-01-20 13:25 

The Hindu

MoRTH, DRDO sign pact to collaborate in geo-hazard management...

This initiative will ensure safety of road users on national highways in the country against the adverse effects of landslides and other natural calamities...

 2021-01-20 13:21 

The Hindu

Delay in Perarivalan case 'extraordinary', says Supreme Court...

Tamil Nadu govt. has recommended pardon for convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination, but plea has been pending with the Governor 5 years...

 2021-01-20 13:16 

The Hindu

Joint platform of trade unions to write to ILO over labour codes...

Government has not followed the norms or tripartite consultations, they say...

 2021-01-20 13:06 

The Hindu

Steve Smith's contract not renewed by Rajasthan Royals ahead of IPL-14...

Under Smith's captaincy, the inaugural edition champions finished last in the last IPL in the U.A.E....

 2021-01-20 13:05 

The Hindu

Set up vaccine testing, certification lab in Hyderabad: K.T. Rama Rao to Centre...

Upcoming ICMR facility in Genome Valley may be strengthened to take up the task, he said in letter to Union Health Minister...

 2021-01-20 13:02 

The Hindu

Supreme Court won't disallow any farmers' rally on Republic Day...

'You decide what has to be done,' CJI tells government....

 2021-01-20 13:01 

The Hindu

TRP scam | Mumbai court rejects bail plea of BARC's ex-CEO...

Partho Dasgupta was arrested by the Mumbai crime branch last month for his alleged involvement in the TRP scam...

 2021-01-20 12:48 

The Hindu

Kannada film director on a mission to sign SRK...

Bengaluru-based director Jayanth Seege plans to camp outside the superstar's house with a placard seeking the actor's time to listen to his script...

 2021-01-20 12:46 

The Hindu

States fiscal deficit seen spiking to historic high of 4.7%: CRISIL study...

Revenue of the States have so badly fallen that as much as 70% of the fiscal deficit is contributed by revenue deficit....

 2021-01-20 12:45 

The Hindu

Cricket Australia lauds India for epic Test series win; thanks BCCI for sacrifices to make it a success...

The CA officials said that the BCCI's cooperation was crucial to making the tour a hit. The series gave the financially struggling CA a major boost with an expected revenue of 300 million Australian dollars...

 2021-01-20 12:45 

The Hindu

Google's rival search engine surpasses 100 mn daily searches...

According to DuckDuckGo's public traffic data, the company achieved the milestone on January 11 when it recorded 102,251,307 search queries....

 2021-01-20 12:36 

The Hindu

Music stars slam U.K.'s 'shameful' failure on EU touring rules...

New Brexit norms overlook artists and musicians' free movement through EU countries....

 2021-01-20 12:29 

The Hindu

Rupee gains for 2nd straight day; settles 12 paise higher at 73.05/$...

Rupee gained for the second straight day and closed 12 paise higher at 73.05 (provisional) against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, supported by a rally in domestic equities and a weak American currency....

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