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Kerala floods aftermath: Govt focuses on cleaning houses, public places...
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With operations to rescue stranded people from flood-affected areas nearing a close, the Kerala govt is now focusing on cleaning of houses and public places which were damaged in the unprecedented rains. 231 people have lost their lives and 32 are missing in flood-related incidents since Aug 8.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-22 08:38 UTC
PM, Shah hand urns with Vajpayee's ashes to party chiefs...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leaders handed urns with former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ashes to party presidents from across the country at a function in Delhi. Party Chief Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were present at the event.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-22 08:33 UTC
#KeralaFloods: No outbreak of communicable disease reported, says Nadda...
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Union Health Minister JP Nadda yesterday said no outbreak of communicable disease has been reported from the flood-ravaged districts of Kerala so far.

The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued health advisories to support the state in meeting with post-flood public health
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-22 06:30 UTC
MP: 17L fake voters in 53 assembly constituencies, alleges Congress...
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Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh yesterday alleged that over 17 lakh fake voters were found during a scrutiny of electoral rolls across 53 assembly constituencies in the state.

The MP Congress also submitted a memorandum to the Election Commission yesterday, urging it to remove the names of
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-22 06:27 UTC
800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state...
CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-19 18:03 UTC
Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan...
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Pakistan's new PM Imran Khan said that peace between India and Pakistan was the best way to honor deceased former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy. In a statement, Khan, whose party got the maximum number of seats in the general elections, condoled the death of Vajpayee.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 13:33 UTC
India-US bilateral relationship continues to benefit from Vajpayee's vision: Pompeo...
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee recognized early on that the US-India partnership would contribute to the world's economic prosperity and security, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has said while condoling Vajpayee's death. Vajpayee, one of India's most charismatic leaders died yesterday at the age of 93.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 13:27 UTC
US, Russia, Japan express grief over Atal ji's demise...
The US, Russia, and Japan today condoled the demise of the former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Vajpayee, one of India's most charismatic leaders, who led the nation through several crises while holding together a tenuous coalition, took his last breath in New Delhi yesterday at the age of 93.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 13:20 UTC
#LakmeFashionWeek: Actor Kriti Kharbanda to walk for Sweta and Priyangsu...
Actor Kriti Kharbanda will turn showstopper for designers Sweta and Priyangsu's label "Tahweave" at the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2018.

The designers will be showcasing their collection titled "Unchartered" on the last day of the fashion extravaganza.

The clothing range is
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 12:27 UTC
10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways...
IRCTC offers tickets at concessional rates to a number of specified categories. The concessions vary between 10% and 100%, and the categories include disabled passengers, senior citizens, war widows, students, farmers, and sports-persons etc. Here are 10 rules you must know about concessions.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 12:12 UTC
Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver...
Esow Alban has won silver at the World Junior Track Cycling World Championships. He is the first Indian to do so., winning the medal in the men's Keirin event in Switzerland. 0.017 seconds made the difference between Alban and the champion, Jakub Stastny from the Czech Republic. Here's more details.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 12:03 UTC
#AnEraEnds: Gentle Giant Vajpayee laid to rest amid teary-eyed admirers...
In a mark of respect that will even impress his critics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked as former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee embarked on his final journey. The mortal remains of the BJP stalwart were kept at the HQ in Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg for hours for people to pay his homage.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 11:58 UTC
Ajit Wadekar is no more: Facts about the former skipper...
Former Indian cricket skipper Ajit Wadekar passed away at the age of 77. He was suffering from a prolonged illness and was declared brought dead by the hospital. As per reports, his last rites will be performed on Friday. One of the best skippers ever, Wadekar leaves behind a rich legacy.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 12:50 UTC
It's a personal loss: PM Modi on Vajpayee's death...
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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at AIIMS on Thursday, creating a void in Indian politics that can't be filled ever. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express grief over the death of the icon and said it was a personal loss. Vajpayee was 93.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 12:47 UTC
Squad analysis Serie A 2018-19: Juventus...
Juventus will be eyeing an eight successive Scudetto when they start their 2018-19 campaign. Massimilano Allegri's side completed the most dazzling signing of the summer transfer window after getting in Cristiano Ronaldo. The Turin club have a solid squad to challenge rivals and go all guns blazing.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 10:50 UTC
Kingpin, who sold kids to US-clients for Rs. 45L, arrested...
The Mumbai police arrested the kingpin of a child-trafficking racket who had been selling Indian kids to his clients in the United States since 2007. The accused identified as Rajubhai Gamlewala took Rs. 45 lakh/child from his US-based clients. The number of trafficked kids is close to 300.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 10:46 UTC
5 funny Indian YouTube channels you should follow...
YouTube has now become synonymous to entertainment in India. At the same time, it gives opportunity to a lot of newbies. All you need is good content and a decent recording system. The rather simplistic system proves that content is truly the king. Check out these 5 funny Indian channels.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 06:52 UTC
Natural Cycles: A mobile app that's legally a contraceptive...
While there exist several apps that track periods, and presumably fertility, one app, Natural Cycles, has received the nod to legally market itself as a 'birth control' app in the US. On August 10, the FDA gave the nod to Natural Cycles to market itself as a contraceptive.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:14 UTC
DMK Meet: No decision on President, but Stalin has support...
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At the first meeting of DMK, after the death of patriarch Karunanidhi on Tuesday, several party leaders asked his younger son MK Stalin to lead them. This comes just a day after Stalin's elder brother Alagiri claimed he had the support of loyalists to become the President of the party.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:09 UTC
TMC lawmaker sends notice to Amit Shah, asks to apologize...
Abhishek Banerjee, TMC lawmaker has sent a legal notice to Amit Shah for demeaning him at his rally in Kolkata and has demanded a public and unconditional apology. In the notice, Banerjee told Shah to apologize within 72 hours of receiving the notice or else face both criminal and civil charges.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:02 UTC
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