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    2 Indians Die Every Minute Due to Air Pollution: Study

2 Indians Die Every Minute Due to Air Pollution: Study

The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to

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    India May Meet Its Energy Needs from Moon by 2030

India May Meet Its Energy Needs from Moon by 2030

India may be able to meet all its energy requirements from resources on the moon by 2030, a scientist associated with the ISRO said on Saturday. Sivathanu Pillai, a distinguished

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    India’s Only Live Volcano Active Again After 150 Years, Say National Experts

India’s Only Live Volcano Active Again After 150 Years, Say National Experts

India’s only live volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which had started showing activity in the year 1991 after being dormant for over 150 years has once again started

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    GST Council Clears Draft Law for Compensating States’ Loss

GST Council Clears Draft Law for Compensating States’ Loss

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has cleared the draft compensation law — one of the four enabling laws under the GST

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    Priyanka Seeking Votes for Murder, Rape Accused Unfortunate: BJP

Priyanka Seeking Votes for Murder, Rape Accused Unfortunate: BJP

The BJP on saturday targeted Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her poll campaign in Rae Bareli for the Congress-SP alliance, saying it was unfortunate that she was seeking votes for those

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    Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami Comfortably Wins Confidence Vote

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami Comfortably Wins Confidence Vote

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday comfortably won the vote of confidence in the state assembly, with the proceedings marred by pandemonium that saw the opposition DMK

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Never Thought I was Minority: Manipur Governor

  Never Thought I was Minority: Manipur Governor

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Friday said she found it strange when she was assigned independent charge of the Ministry

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SC Refuses to Debate Plea to Declare ‘Vande Mataram’ as National Song

  SC Refuses to Debate Plea to Declare ‘Vande Mataram’ as National Song

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to enter into a debate on the plea seeking declaration that “Vande Mataram” is

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Muslims Produce More Children as They Are Unemployed: Azam Khan

  Muslims Produce More Children as They Are Unemployed: Azam Khan

Muslims have so many children since they had no other work to do, Uttar Pradesh’s Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs

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International Athlete Held with Party Drugs Worth Rs 50 Cr

  International Athlete Held with Party Drugs Worth Rs 50 Cr

Discus thrower Harpreet Singh, a silver medallist in the 2004 Australia Commonwealth Youth Games, and two of his accomplices have

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Congress Calls BJP an ISI-Certified Party

  Congress Calls BJP an ISI-Certified Party

Terming the BJP as a party certified by Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Congress on Friday demanded a

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Panneerselvam Camp ‘Dismisses’ Sasikala, CM Palaniswami

  Panneerselvam Camp ‘Dismisses’ Sasikala, CM Palaniswami

A week after he was sacked from the AIADMK, former party Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudanan on Friday in turn “dismissed”

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When Wild Animals Treat Themselves in Farmers’ Farms   

  When Wild Animals Treat Themselves in Farmers’ Farms   

By Athar Parvaiz With human wildlife conflict (HWC) continuing unabated in many areas near forests in Darjeeling and Sikkim in

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Despite Fall, GDP Will Bounce Back Sharply: RBI Governor

  Despite Fall, GDP Will Bounce Back Sharply: RBI Governor

Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel on Friday said India’s economic growth will make a “sharp V” recovery following the recall

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24% MPs/MLAs Say They Don’t Need to Pay Tax or Have No Income

  24% MPs/MLAs Say They Don’t Need to Pay Tax or Have No Income

In tax returns filed a year before they were elected, 72 per cent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress MPs

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No Tax Evasion, Telangana Govt Gave Rs 1 Cr as Incentive: Sania

  No Tax Evasion, Telangana Govt Gave Rs 1 Cr as Incentive: Sania

Tennis star Sania Mirza, who was summoned in connection with an alleged case of non-payment of Service Tax, has denied

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See If Triple Talaq Impinges Muslim Women’s Rights, Centre Tells SC

  See If Triple Talaq Impinges Muslim Women’s Rights, Centre Tells SC

The Centre on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to examine whether the practice of ‘talaq-e-bidat’ (instantaneous triple talaq), ‘nikah halala’

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