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Kerala Mosque hosts Hindu wedding

In a rare wedding ceremony held in a Mosque, a Hindu couple tied the nuptial knot and exchanged vows in Alappuzha on Sunday. The marriage hosted by t...

Governor seeks report from govt on CAA petition in SC

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan has sought a report from the state government for moving the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act w...

Governor slams LDF govt over moving SC on CAA without informing him

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday lashed out at the Left-ruled state government over it approaching the Supreme Court against the Citizens...

Ramesh justifies approaching Governor against ward reorganisation ordinance

Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Friday justified his party's decision to approach Governor Arif Mohammed Khan against the Left governmen...

Amazon India to include 10,000 EVs in delivery fleet by 2025

E-commerce major Amazon India said its fleet of delivery vehicles in the country will include 10,000 EVs by 2025. Amazon's rival, Flipkart had in Ju...

SFI moves SC challenging Citizenship (Amendment) Act

The Students' Federation of India (SFI) has moved the Supreme Court challenging The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, claiming it is 'discriminatory...

CII urges Centre to converge all corporate taxes to 15%

The Confederation of Indian Industry has urged the Centre to converge multiple corporate tax rates to 15 per cent by April 2023 without any exemption...

Ayodhya police can now apply for leave online

When Ashish Tiwari took charge as the Ayodhya police chief, he came across a constable, whose mother passed away, running from pillar to post to get ...

China's economy slumps to 6.1% in 2019

China's economy grew by 6.1 per cent last year, the lowest annual growth rate in 29 years, National Bureau of Statistics said, as weak domestic deman...

Hungary pushes for direct Budapest-Mumbai flights

Hungary pushed for direct air connectivity between Budapest and Mumbai, and acknowledged India's role in promoting investment and creating new jobs i...

Musharraf approaches SC to suspend death sentence in high treason case

Pakistan's self-exiled former dictator Pervez Musharraf approached the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of a special court that had handed him d...

India, U.S in advance stage talks to resolve trade issues: Minister

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said India and the U.S are in an 'advance stage' of dialogue to resolve some of the pressing trade issues...

Vice President appeals to eradicate caste system in India

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said though the country has made significant strides of progress on the economic and technological front, increasing ca...

Delhi remains in grip of severe cold

Delhiites continued to reel under severe cold conditions on Tuesday even as the minimum temperature settled at 4.8 degrees Celsius, over two notches ...

Sabarimala temple opens for 'Makaravilakku' festival

Amid heavy security, the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala opened on Monday evening for the 'Makaravilakku' festival. The temple had closed o...

Kerala tops Niti Aayog's SDG Index

Kerala retained the top rank while Bihar was adjudged as the worst performer in Niti Aayog's SDG India Index 2019, which evaluates progress of States...

CBI takes over probe in death case of Fathima Latheef

The CBI has taken over the investigation in the case involving the death of Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) student Fathima Latheef, of...

Gen Bipin Rawat named as country's first CDS

General Bipin Rawat has been named the country's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). The Chief of Defence Staff will be a four-star General, the prin...

M'shtra Cabinet expansion: Ajit Pawar sworn-in as Deputy CM

NCP leader Ajit Pawar was sworn-in as deputy chief minister of Maharashtra on Monday during expansion of the Uddhav Thackeray-led council of minister...

Youth hate disorder, anarchy: PM on 'Mann ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the coming decade belongs to the youth and lauded them for believing in the system and questioning it when it does ...

Joint protests to be held in Kerala against CAA

A meeting of various political parties and socio-religious outfits, convened by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi VIjayan, on Sunday decided to hold joi...

Hemant Soren back as Jharkhand CM

JMM leader Hemant Soren took oath as Jharkhand chief minister for a second time on Sunday at a grand ceremony attended by a galaxy of opposition lead...

Kerala Governor summons Chief Secretary

A day after facing protests at the Indian History Congress at Kannur University, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Sunday is learnt to have summo...

Anna Hazare demands his security be withdrawn

Social activist Anna Hazare has demanded that the security provided to him by the government be withdrawn.Hazare sent a letter to this effect to Maha...

Ilaiyaraaja selected for Harivarasanam award

Renowned Musician and composer Ilaiyaraja has been selected for Harivarasanam award. The award, comprising a cash prize of Rs one lakh, citation and ...

Russia challenges WADA doping ban

Russia formally contested its ban from major sporting events over doping violations, the head of its RUSADA anti-doping agency said. "In accordance w...

Second Tejas Express to hit tracks on Jan 17

A new Tejas Express train will be introduced between Mumbai and Ahmedabad from January 17, 2020, the Western Railway said.Regular runs of the train w...

'Mandala puja' held at Sabarimala Ayyappa temple

Thousands of devotees thronged the Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala on Friday for the 'mandala puja' which marked the culmination of the 41-day annu...

Air India pays October allowances to pilots

Cash-strapped Air India paid flying allowance for October to its around 1,600 pilots, a source said days after a section of them sought immediate pay...

Israel's Netanyahu wins ruling party leadership vote

Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a 'huge' victory on Friday, after winning a leadership primary that ensures he will lead...

Mobile Internet services restored in Kargil

Mobile Internet services were restored in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday after remaining suspended for 145 days in the wake of the Centre abroga...

One in 3 teens globally at risk of lifestyle diseases: Study

One in three adolescents globally are at the risk of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and cancer, with low fruit and vegetable intake, and physica...