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Indiscriminate cutting of Mangrove trees creating havoc in West Bengal's Sundarbans

Indiscriminate cutting of Mangrove trees creating havoc in West Bengal's Sundarbans

For decades, the mangrove belt of Sundarbans has witnessed cutting of mangrove tress by  a section of local communities in certain areas especially in the reserve forests administered by two

Feb 27, 2020, 22:48 PM IST
Delhi riots death toll reaches 38, AAP suspends murder-accused Tahir Hussain, CBSE postpones exams in North East area

Delhi riots death toll reaches 38, AAP suspends murder-accused Tahir Hussain, CBSE postpones exams in North East area

The violence in Delhi's worst riots in more than three decades ebbed but did not subside completely and the situation continued to remain tense on Thursday. 

Feb 27, 2020, 22:28 PM IST
MHA issues notice to Bangladeshi student, who allegedly took part in anti-CAA protest, to leave India

MHA issues notice to Bangladeshi student, who allegedly took part in anti-CAA protest, to leave India

The protest took place on January 8 and Left-wing students of Vishva-Bharti University held a protest in front of the Vishva Bharti's central office. Anika is a first-year student of Silpa Sadan. On

Feb 27, 2020, 22:03 PM IST
Hindus helped their Muslim neighbours during riots in North East Delhi

Hindus helped their Muslim neighbours during riots in North East Delhi

When Delhi was burning during the riots, some Hindu people in Delhi's Ashok Nagar area helped their Muslim neighbours escape from the rioters.

Feb 27, 2020, 21:01 PM IST
AAP leader Tahir Hussain denies role in Delhi riots, says he was himself rescued by police

AAP leader Tahir Hussain denies role in Delhi riots, says he was himself rescued by police

AAP leader Tahir Hussain said that he had called Joint CP of Delhi Police Alok Kumar and former DCP Ajit Singla on February 24 when the riots broke out in Chand Bagh informing them that some rioters

Feb 27, 2020, 20:07 PM IST
Breaking news: Two SITs set up to probe North East Delhi riots, all cases transferred to crime branch

Breaking news: Two SITs set up to probe North East Delhi riots, all cases transferred to crime branch

The Delhi Police also announced that all the FIRs filed in connection with the three-day-long rioting in Delhi, were being transferred to the two SITs.

Feb 27, 2020, 19:18 PM IST
Guruvayur temple's elephant Gajaratnam Padmanabhan dies, devotees offer tributes at funeral

Guruvayur temple's elephant Gajaratnam Padmanabhan dies, devotees offer tributes at funeral

With his long tusks, majestic and composed demeanour, Padmanabhan earned him the title of ‘Gajaratnam’.

Feb 27, 2020, 18:10 PM IST
Guruvayur temple's elephant ‘Gajaratnam’ Padmanabhan dies, hundreds of devotees offer tributes at funeral

Guruvayur temple's elephant ‘Gajaratnam’ Padmanabhan dies, hundreds of devotees offer tributes at funeral

With his long tusks, majestic and composed demeanour, Padmanabhan earned him the title of ‘Gajaratnam’.

Feb 27, 2020, 18:09 PM IST
After opposition to NPR, NRC, Bihar Assembly passes resolution in favour of caste-based Census

After opposition to NPR, NRC, Bihar Assembly passes resolution in favour of caste-based Census

The Bihar Assembly on Thursday (February 27) passed a unanimous resolution seeking caste-based Census in 2021.

Feb 27, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
India slams OIC for inaccurate and misleading statements about Delhi violence

India slams OIC for inaccurate and misleading statements about Delhi violence

The MEA hit back at the OIC hours after it condemned the violence in New Delhi, saying, "the OIC condemns the recent and alarming violence against Muslims in India, resulting in the death and injury

Feb 27, 2020, 17:05 PM IST
Case filed against Prashant Kishor in Patna for plagiarising content of 'Baat Bihar Ki'

Case filed against Prashant Kishor in Patna for plagiarising content of 'Baat Bihar Ki'

A case of cheating and content theft was registered against election strategist Prashant Kishor in Patna on Wednesday (February 26).

Feb 27, 2020, 16:27 PM IST
CBSE postpones class 10, 12 exams scheduled on February 28, 29 in riot-hit areas of Delhi

CBSE postpones class 10, 12 exams scheduled on February 28, 29 in riot-hit areas of Delhi

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday postponed the exams of classes 10 and 12 scheduled on February 28 and February 29 in violence-hit North East Delhi.

Feb 27, 2020, 16:01 PM IST
Delhi violence: High Court grants Centre 4 weeks to file reply on pleas seeking FIR against BJP leaders

Delhi violence: High Court grants Centre 4 weeks to file reply on pleas seeking FIR against BJP leaders

Delhi High Court posted the matter for next hearing on 13 April

Feb 27, 2020, 15:15 PM IST
Gold coins weighing 1.7 kg found in digging near Jambukeswarar Temple in Tiruchirappalli

Gold coins weighing 1.7 kg found in digging near Jambukeswarar Temple in Tiruchirappalli

Temple authorities stated that the unearthed coins, 504 small and one big gold coins, have letters in the Arabic script etched on them which could date back to 1000-1200 CE. 

Feb 27, 2020, 13:28 PM IST
Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, wife Tazeen Fatma, son Abdullah Azam shifted to Sitapur jail

Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, wife Tazeen Fatma, son Abdullah Azam shifted to Sitapur jail

The senior SP leader along with his wife and son had surrendered before a Rampur court on Wednesday and were sent to judicial custody till March 2.

Feb 27, 2020, 09:08 AM IST
When 13-year-old girl Namya Joshi impressed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

When 13-year-old girl Namya Joshi impressed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

A 13-year-old girl Namya Joshi, a class seven student from Sat Paul Mittal School in Ludhiana, on Tuesday (February 23) left Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for making learning fun through technology.

Feb 26, 2020, 23:37 PM IST
Delhi violence death toll rises to 27, PM Narendra Modi, NSA Ajit Doval appeal for peace

Delhi violence death toll rises to 27, PM Narendra Modi, NSA Ajit Doval appeal for peace

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval visited several riot-hit areas in North East Delhi to take stock of situation. He also met with locals during his visit and appealed to the people to have

Feb 26, 2020, 23:25 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh trashes AAP's Delhi model of development

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh trashes AAP's Delhi model of development

In his speech during the debate on the motion of thanks to the Governor’s address in the Budget Session, the Punjab chief minister said that though his government has limited resources, they managed

Feb 26, 2020, 22:53 PM IST
Army Chief General MM Naravane reviews Kashmir's security arrangements, asks soldiers to stay alert for any situation

Army Chief General MM Naravane reviews Kashmir's security arrangements, asks soldiers to stay alert for any situation

The COAS visited the formations and units deployed along the Line of Control and reviewed the situation. He was also briefed by the local Commanders on the situation on the Line of Control, ceasefire

Feb 26, 2020, 22:15 PM IST
CPI-M takes out protest march against Delhi violence in Kolkata

CPI-M takes out protest march against Delhi violence in Kolkata

The rally, organised by the party`s Kolkata district committee, began from Entally Market and concluded at Park Circus, railing against the BJP and RSS and the attempts to foment violence in the

Feb 26, 2020, 21:40 PM IST