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Modi@8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suave style statement
politics

Modi@8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suave style statement

Since coming to power in 2014, Narendra Modi has had many fashion moments — from his monogrammed suit to his colourful shawls. Love him or hate him, but no one can deny that the prime minister has style

Indian Army gets its first woman combat aviator: What’s the Army Aviation Corps that Captain Abhilasha Barak joins?
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Indian Army gets its first woman combat aviator: What’s the Army Aviation Corps that Captain Abhilasha Barak joins?

Twenty-six-year-old Abhilasha Barak will join the Army Aviation Corps, the youngest Corps of the Indian Army. The unit was pressed into action in Sri Lanka against the Tamil Tigers and played a key role during the Kargil war

Athletes forced to leave government-run stadium so IAS officer can walk dog
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Athletes forced to leave government-run stadium so IAS officer can walk dog

While Delhi’s Principal Secretary (Revenue) Sanjeev Khirwar has agreed that he walks his dog at Delhi's Thyagraj Stadium, he said the allegations were "absolutely incorrect"

Ayushmann Khurrana: ‘Anek is an important film which cannot be watched with a commercial lens’
entertainment

Ayushmann Khurrana: ‘Anek is an important film which cannot be watched with a commercial lens’

In an EXCLUSIVE interview with Firstpost, actor Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his new film Anek, how he always loved taking risks by choosing films, and how it is the best time to be a craftsman.

Sedition case: Sharjeel Imam withdraws bail application from Delhi HC
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Sedition case: Sharjeel Imam withdraws bail application from Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court asked Sharjeel's lawyer to withdraw the application and granted liberty to move the trial court for bail in view of the recent judgement passed by the Supreme Court on sedition law

Champawat bypoll: Congress will give tough fight to CM Dhami, says Harish Rawat
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Champawat bypoll: Congress will give tough fight to CM Dhami, says Harish Rawat

Earlier, voters were vocal about supporting the chief minister, but after our persuasion, they have gone silent and are contemplating what should they do, said Harish Rawat

How Assisted Reproductive Techniques ensure safe motherhood for those needing assistance
health

How Assisted Reproductive Techniques ensure safe motherhood for those needing assistance

Amid different developments in this sphere, ART is another revolution that ensures safe motherhood to the ones with difficulty conceiving a baby

'Biggest faces of corruption': PM Modi lashes out at KCR for promoting political dynasty in Telangana
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'Biggest faces of corruption': PM Modi lashes out at KCR for promoting political dynasty in Telangana

The prime minister highlighted that when political dynasties are removed from power, it opens up avenues of developmen

Crackdown on pro-Yasin Malik anti-national sloganeering, 10 arrested
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Crackdown on pro-Yasin Malik anti-national sloganeering, 10 arrested

A case has been registered under UAPA & IPC and the main instigators of this hooliganism will be booked under the Public Safety Act, says Srinagar police

Telangana's KCR misses PM Modi's visit to Hyderabad yet again
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Telangana's KCR misses PM Modi's visit to Hyderabad yet again

Earlier in February, Modi had visited Hyderabad to unveil the Statue of Equality, a giant statue of Saint Ramanujacharya. Official sources then said Rao could not receive the prime minister as he was 'unwell'

Involve ASHA workers in screening of sickle cell anemia patients, says MP governor
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Involve ASHA workers in screening of sickle cell anemia patients, says MP governor

Accredited Social Health Activists or ASHA volunteers are Indian government's affiliated health-care workers who are the first point of contact in rural India

West Bengal: TMC MLA sits on college principal's chair, sparks row
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West Bengal: TMC MLA sits on college principal's chair, sparks row

Braja Kishore Goswami, the Trinamool Congress legislator from Santipur Assembly seat, told reporters that he was 'requested' by the principal to take her seat during a recent visit to Santipur College

Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz to visit India next week
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Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz to visit India next week

Gantz was scheduled to visit India towards the end of March but had to postpone his trip amid a series of deadly terror attacks across Israel

Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz  to visit India next week
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Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz to visit India next week

India and Israel elevated their bilateral ties to a strategic partnership during the historic visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel in July 2017

APAC, Middle East aviation industry recovers as domestic passenger traffic gathers pace
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APAC, Middle East aviation industry recovers as domestic passenger traffic gathers pace

The industry showed encouraging signs of recovery in the first quarter of 2022 capacity was rebuilding in many parts of Asia Pacific and the Middle East

WATCH: Indian Navy successfully tests surface-to-air missile system from warship, hits low flying target with accuracy
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WATCH: Indian Navy successfully tests surface-to-air missile system from warship, hits low flying target with accuracy

Video posted by Indian Navy shows the SAM system moving towards the target at a lightning speed after being launched from a guided-missile anti-submarine stealth frigate

West Bengal: PETA urges Mamata Banerjee to replace horse-drawn carriages for tourists with e-carriages
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West Bengal: PETA urges Mamata Banerjee to replace horse-drawn carriages for tourists with e-carriages

PETA India Advocacy Officer Samit Roy said as per an assessment done by PETA and CAPE Foundation in July-August 2021 and November-December 2021, 81 per cent of the horses used in horse drawn carriages for tourist rides are either thin or very thin and they are not being fed properly

Germany to recognise Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for travel from 1 June
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Germany to recognise Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for travel from 1 June

In November last year, the World Health Organisation recommended Emergency Use Listing (EUL) status for Covaxin

Delhi HC permits Sharjeel Imam to approach trial court for interim bail based on SC sedition order
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Delhi HC permits Sharjeel Imam to approach trial court for interim bail based on SC sedition order

Imam was arrested in a case related to alleged inflammatory speeches made by him during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in 2019

Samsung to stop selling low-cost feature phones in India soon, will focus on budget smartphones instead
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Samsung to stop selling low-cost feature phones in India soon, will focus on budget smartphones instead

Samsung was the market leader in feature phones, until it was pipped by Lava and Itel. Now, the South Korean giant plans to completely exit that market and focus on budget smartphones that cost north of Rs 15,000.