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Nagrota encounter: Evidence shows terrorists were in touch with Pak handlers

Investigations into the Nagrota encounter case have revealed that the four slain Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were in constant touch with their handlers in Pakistan. According to sources, investigating agencies retrieved some text messages, suspected to

States have to rise above politics & take strict measures to contain Covid-19 surge, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said states have to rise “above the politics” and harsh measures were required to be taken to contain the surge of Covid-19 as things have gone from “bad to worse”.The apex court also said there are policies, guidelines an
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States have to rise above politics & take strict measures to contain Covid-19 surge, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said states have to rise “above the politics” and harsh measures were required to be taken to contain the surge of Covid-19 as things have gone from “bad to worse”.The apex court also said there are policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures (SoP) for Covid-19 management in the country but there is lack of implementation by the authorities and no concrete steps have been taken to deal with the issue.

S Jaishankar reaches Seychelles on last leg of his three-nation tour

External affairs minister S Jaishankar arrived in Seychelles after his two-day visit to UAE on November 25-26. It was the second leg of his six-day three-nation tour to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Seychelles, which began on Tuesday.
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S Jaishankar reaches Seychelles on last leg of his three-nation tour

External affairs minister S Jaishankar arrived in Seychelles after his two-day visit to UAE on November 25-26. It was the second leg of his six-day three-nation tour to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Seychelles, which began on Tuesday.

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari quits Mamata's cabinet; Bengal BJP says 'we have kept our doors open'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who faces one of the most challenging elections of her polical carrer, on Friday suffered another setback as senior Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari resigned as the state's transport minister.
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TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari quits Mamata's cabinet; Bengal BJP says 'we have kept our doors open'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who faces one of the most challenging elections of her polical carrer, on Friday suffered another setback as senior Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari resigned as the state's transport minister.

Covid-19 caseload in India limbs to 93,09,787

India's Covid​-19 tally of cases climbed to 93.09 lakh with 43,082 new cases in a day, while 87,18,517 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 93.64 per cent on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.​
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Covid-19 caseload in India limbs to 93,09,787

India's Covid​-19 tally of cases climbed to 93.09 lakh with 43,082 new cases in a day, while 87,18,517 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 93.64 per cent on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry data.​

Navy's MiG-29K aircraft crashes into sea; pilot goes missing

An Indian Navy aircraft - MiG-29K - operating at sea crashed around 5pm on Thursday evening. While one pilot managed to eject safely, a search operation is under way to find the second. A probe has been ordered into the incident, according to an official stat
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Navy's MiG-29K aircraft crashes into sea; pilot goes missing

An Indian Navy aircraft - MiG-29K - operating at sea crashed around 5pm on Thursday evening. While one pilot managed to eject safely, a search operation is under way to find the second. A probe has been ordered into the incident, according to an official statement.

Will RJD supremo Lalu Prasad join former party MP Shahabuddin in Tihar jail?

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad may be in trouble. After dreaded gangster and former Lok Sabha MP Shahabuddin, he is the second party leader facing charges of flouting the jail manuals with impunity. Incidentally, both Lalu and Shahabuddin are convicted prisoners - L
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Will RJD supremo Lalu Prasad join former party MP Shahabuddin in Tihar jail?

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad may be in trouble. After dreaded gangster and former Lok Sabha MP Shahabuddin, he is the second party leader facing charges of flouting the jail manuals with impunity. Incidentally, both Lalu and Shahabuddin are convicted prisoners - Lalu in the fodder case while Shahabuddin in two murder cases.

India discusses further opportunities to work with UAE in a 'changing world'

Noting that the experiences from the Covid-era hold lessons for both India and the United Arab Emirates, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has discussed further opportunities to work together with the Gulf kingdom in a «changing world» durin
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India discusses further opportunities to work with UAE in a 'changing world'

Noting that the experiences from the Covid-era hold lessons for both India and the United Arab Emirates, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has discussed further opportunities to work together with the Gulf kingdom in a «changing world» during a meeting with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Jaishankar paid a two-day visit to UAE on November 25-26.

Covid-positive Rajasthan health minister goes on hospital jaywalk

Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma has given the phrase “going viral” a new definition by choosing to go about inspecting and interacting with patients at the hospital where he had been admitted for Covid treatment last Monday.
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Covid-positive Rajasthan health minister goes on hospital jaywalk

Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma has given the phrase “going viral” a new definition by choosing to go about inspecting and interacting with patients at the hospital where he had been admitted for Covid treatment last Monday.

Daily infections hold steady, active cases are on rise

. There were little signs yet of the feared second wave of the pandemic as nationwide cases totalled up to 43,279 on Thursday, a slight drop from Wednesday's count of 44,739, as per data collated by TOI from state governments. Daily cases have stayed under 45
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Daily infections hold steady, active cases are on rise

. There were little signs yet of the feared second wave of the pandemic as nationwide cases totalled up to 43,279 on Thursday, a slight drop from Wednesday's count of 44,739, as per data collated by TOI from state governments. Daily cases have stayed under 45,000 this week, with no surge visible so far as compared to last week's numbers. With Thursday's addition, the country's Covid-19 caseload has gone past 93 lakh.

Ravi Shankar Prasad attacks lobby trying to pressure SC

“Of late, there has been a disturbing trend of some people campaigning through social media and newspaper articles insisting on what the Supreme Court judgment or order should be in a particular case. And when the SC does not stick to the course outlined b
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Ravi Shankar Prasad attacks lobby trying to pressure SC

“Of late, there has been a disturbing trend of some people campaigning through social media and newspaper articles insisting on what the Supreme Court judgment or order should be in a particular case. And when the SC does not stick to the course outlined by them, they resort to sweeping criticism of the SC and the judiciary,” law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.

PM to visit vaccine centres in 3 cities

While in Hyderabad, the PM will visit vaccine maker Bharat Biotech’s facilities, where work on the development of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is under way, he will drop in at the facilities of Zydus Cadila in Ahmedabad, where ZyCoV
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PM to visit vaccine centres in 3 cities

While in Hyderabad, the PM will visit vaccine maker Bharat Biotech’s facilities, where work on the development of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is under way, he will drop in at the facilities of Zydus Cadila in Ahmedabad, where ZyCoV-D is under development, and the Serum Institute of India (SII) facilities in Pune, where the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine will be manufactured.

Engineering courses in regional languages from next academic year in select IITs, NITs: Pokhriyal

Giving a thrust to education in the mother tongue, the government has decided to impart technical education, especially engineering courses, in regional languages from next academic year. A few IITs and NITs are being shortlisted for the same.
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Engineering courses in regional languages from next academic year in select IITs, NITs: Pokhriyal

Giving a thrust to education in the mother tongue, the government has decided to impart technical education, especially engineering courses, in regional languages from next academic year. A few IITs and NITs are being shortlisted for the same.

Court rejects ED plea against closure report in Maharashtra scam

A special court in Mumbai on Thursday rejected an intervention application filed by the ED challenging the closure report filed by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai police in the Rs 25,000 crore Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank scam.
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Court rejects ED plea against closure report in Maharashtra scam

A special court in Mumbai on Thursday rejected an intervention application filed by the ED challenging the closure report filed by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai police in the Rs 25,000 crore Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank scam.

Ajit Doval to attend key maritime meet in Sri Lanka

NSA Ajit Doval will visit Colombo Friday to participate in the 4th Trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation meeting being hosted by Sri Lanka. This is the first time that the trilateral mechanism at the NSA level, involving India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives,
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Ajit Doval to attend key maritime meet in Sri Lanka

NSA Ajit Doval will visit Colombo Friday to participate in the 4th Trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation meeting being hosted by Sri Lanka. This is the first time that the trilateral mechanism at the NSA level, involving India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, is being held in six years.

Re-employ ex-judges, says PIL; top court seeks Centre’s view

A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde on Thursday sought responses from the SC and the Union government on a PIL seeking re-employment of retired judges in the SC and high courts by using existing constitutional provisions to fill the large
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Re-employ ex-judges, says PIL; top court seeks Centre’s view

A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde on Thursday sought responses from the SC and the Union government on a PIL seeking re-employment of retired judges in the SC and high courts by using existing constitutional provisions to fill the large number of vacancies and speed up justice delivery.

Delhi govt tells HC it will take a call on night curfew soon

The HC’s order came after the Delhi government, replying to a query by the court, said it was «actively considering» some kind of curfew but no decision had been taken. The government assured a bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasa
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Delhi govt tells HC it will take a call on night curfew soon

The HC’s order came after the Delhi government, replying to a query by the court, said it was «actively considering» some kind of curfew but no decision had been taken. The government assured a bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad that it may take a decision in three to four days.

Amarinder, Khattar clash on Twitter over farm stir

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and his Haryana counterpart, Manohar Lal Khattar, took to Twitter on Thursday to battle over the farmers’ Delhi Chalo protest against the Centre’s three contentious agri-marketing laws.
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Amarinder, Khattar clash on Twitter over farm stir

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and his Haryana counterpart, Manohar Lal Khattar, took to Twitter on Thursday to battle over the farmers’ Delhi Chalo protest against the Centre’s three contentious agri-marketing laws.

Panel hits out at SC’s de-sealing order

The Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee for checking illegal use of residential properties for commercial use in the city on Thursday submitted a hard-hitting report, severely criticising the court’s August 14 judgment that clipped its wings. The r
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Panel hits out at SC’s de-sealing order

The Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee for checking illegal use of residential properties for commercial use in the city on Thursday submitted a hard-hitting report, severely criticising the court’s August 14 judgment that clipped its wings. The ruling led to largescale de-sealing of buildings that had been sealed for unauthorised construction, resulting in a “free for all” in the capital, the panel stated.

Farmers push past police in Haryana, keep marching to city

They were hit by water cannons and tear gas. Iron barricades, cement barriers, piles of sandbags, even trucks with deflated tyres, were placed in their way in Haryana while police detained several of their leaders. But thousands of farmers from Punjab and Har
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Farmers push past police in Haryana, keep marching to city

They were hit by water cannons and tear gas. Iron barricades, cement barriers, piles of sandbags, even trucks with deflated tyres, were placed in their way in Haryana while police detained several of their leaders. But thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana on Thursday pushed past the might of government machinery with steely resolve, slowed down but determined to reach Delhi to protest against the Centre’s new agriculture laws.

One nation, one election not a subject of debate but a necessity for India: Modi

Renewing his pitch for ‘one nation one election’, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday said it was not a matter of debate but a necessity for the country as he sought support for the idea of clubbing Lok Sabha and assembly polls to save resources and time.
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One nation, one election not a subject of debate but a necessity for India: Modi

Renewing his pitch for ‘one nation one election’, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday said it was not a matter of debate but a necessity for the country as he sought support for the idea of clubbing Lok Sabha and assembly polls to save resources and time.

On 26/11 anniv, Modi attacks Pak, refers to surgical strikes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack by holding Pakistan responsible for the carnage in the country’s financial capital and stressing that India’s approach towards terrorism had changed.
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On 26/11 anniv, Modi attacks Pak, refers to surgical strikes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 terror attack by holding Pakistan responsible for the carnage in the country’s financial capital and stressing that India’s approach towards terrorism had changed.

Gupkar alliance shaky as PDP, NC spar over seats

Cracks appeared in the seven-party People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Thursday, with Mehbooba Mufti's PDP accusing Farooq Abdullah's National Conference of violating their seat-sharing agreement for the District Development Council polls by
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Gupkar alliance shaky as PDP, NC spar over seats

Cracks appeared in the seven-party People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Thursday, with Mehbooba Mufti's PDP accusing Farooq Abdullah's National Conference of violating their seat-sharing agreement for the District Development Council polls by «deceitfully» fielding candidates against allies.

JCO dies as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Indian Army died and a civilian got injured when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in two sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of J&K on Thursday.
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JCO dies as Pak violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch

A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the Indian Army died and a civilian got injured when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in two sectors along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of J&K on Thursday.

India and China locked in stalemate over troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh

India and China are yet to agree on the modalities for the proposed troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh, making it virtually certain their soldiers will remain deployed on the forbidding heights through the long and harsh winter ahead.The seven-month-long m
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India and China locked in stalemate over troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh

India and China are yet to agree on the modalities for the proposed troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh, making it virtually certain their soldiers will remain deployed on the forbidding heights through the long and harsh winter ahead.The seven-month-long military confrontation in eastern Ladakh “is frozen in time” now, with “no meaningful progress” being made after the eighth round of corps commander-level talks on November 6.

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