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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
Focus on education in Gujarat's Rs 2.17 lakh crore budget

Focus on education in Gujarat's Rs 2.17 lakh crore budget

The Gujarat government has allotted a total of Rs 3,195 crore for the education sector out of which Rs 250 crore will be used in converting 500 government schools into 'Schools of Excellence'.

Feb 26, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Goa local body polls: Congress to contest 40 out of 50 seats

Goa local body polls: Congress to contest 40 out of 50 seats

The elections would be held on March 22 and votes will be counted the next day. The BJP is yet to announce the number of seats it would fight.

Feb 26, 2020, 20:19 PM IST
Milk, vegetable prices up in violence-hit northeast Delhi

Milk, vegetable prices up in violence-hit northeast Delhi

Some shops which are opened are running out of supplies quickly and people in certain localities said they have to pay more for these essentials.

Feb 26, 2020, 19:17 PM IST
Peace will return, assures NSA Ajit Doval as he meets people in violence-hit areas of North East Delhi

Peace will return, assures NSA Ajit Doval as he meets people in violence-hit areas of North East Delhi

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday (February 26) visited some riot-hit areas in North East Delhi and said that the situation "is under control and people are satisfied."

Feb 26, 2020, 18:29 PM IST
Five IPS officers of Delhi Police given new postings amid violence

Five IPS officers of Delhi Police given new postings amid violence

All these officers will take over their new responsibilities with immediate effect, as per the Home Department order

Feb 26, 2020, 17:59 PM IST
Protest in Amravati enters 71st day as Andhra Pradesh government fails to clear capital's status

Protest in Amravati enters 71st day as Andhra Pradesh government fails to clear capital's status

Farmers of the city took part in relay hunger strikes and raised slogans against the state government demanding that the Chief Minister should take back the orders of shifting Secretariat and the

Feb 26, 2020, 17:44 PM IST
CBSE postpones Class XII exam across 80 centres in northeast and east Delhi for February 27

CBSE postpones Class XII exam across 80 centres in northeast and east Delhi for February 27

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday issued a notice announcing the postponement of the Class 12 board exams which were scheduled for Thursday (February 27) with their centres

Feb 26, 2020, 17:31 PM IST
System for natural disaster alerts launched for coastal Andhra

System for natural disaster alerts launched for coastal Andhra

Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharitha inaugurated the Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) in the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA).

Feb 26, 2020, 17:11 PM IST
Operation Turtshield leads to arrest of 22 members of UP’s Kanjar community involved in turtle smuggling

Operation Turtshield leads to arrest of 22 members of UP’s Kanjar community involved in turtle smuggling

Operation Turtshield which concluded in February this year was launched to prevent smuggling and trading of protected species of turtles in parts of India – especially West Bengal.

Feb 26, 2020, 17:03 PM IST
Delhi violence: After Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma's speeches played out in HC

Delhi violence: After Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma's speeches played out in HC

The video clips of alleged hate speeches made by BJP leaders Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma and Kapil Mishra were played out in Delhi High Court during a hearing of a plea filed by retired bureaucrat

Feb 26, 2020, 16:11 PM IST
Retired Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel gets life term for killing his wife, chopping body into 300 pieces

Retired Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel gets life term for killing his wife, chopping body into 300 pieces

A local court in Bhubaneswar sentenced Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Somnath Parida to life imprisonment on Tuesday (February 25) for murdering his wife 

Feb 26, 2020, 15:33 PM IST
Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan surrenders with wife and son, sent to jail; Demolition of Jauhar University's boundary wall stayed

Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan surrenders with wife and son, sent to jail; Demolition of Jauhar University's boundary wall stayed

The Khan family had been ignoring summons by the courts in various cases lodged against them as a result of which warrants were issued against them.

Feb 26, 2020, 14:43 PM IST
New Delhi remains world's most polluted capital for second straight year: study

New Delhi remains world's most polluted capital for second straight year: study

New Delhi was the world’s most polluted capital city for the second straight year in 2019, according to a Swiss-based group that gathers air-quality data globally. India was also home to 21 of the

Feb 26, 2020, 14:35 PM IST
Mob kills IB official Ankit Sharma in northeast Delhi, dumps body in drain

Mob kills IB official Ankit Sharma in northeast Delhi, dumps body in drain

Ankit Sharma was under probation and serving as a driver in the Intelligence Bureau..Sharma had joined the IB in 2017. He was a resident of Chand Bagh. 

Feb 26, 2020, 14:35 PM IST
Bus plunges into river at Rajasthan's Bundi killing 24, injuring several others

Bus plunges into river at Rajasthan's Bundi killing 24, injuring several others

The police have confirmed that 13 people died on the spot while others succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital. 

Feb 26, 2020, 14:33 PM IST
Iconic double-decker bus to hit Kolkata streets once again from March

Iconic double-decker bus to hit Kolkata streets once again from March

The West Bengal Transport Department is ready to reintroduce the iconic double-decker bus on the roads of Kolkata city from the month of March 2020.

Feb 26, 2020, 14:07 PM IST
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi demands Amit Shah's resignation over Delhi violence

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi demands Amit Shah's resignation over Delhi violence

Sonia Gandhi said, "Many BJP leaders made inciting comments creating an atmosphere of fear and hatred."  

Feb 26, 2020, 13:47 PM IST
Delhi Police issues helpline numbers for details of violence victims

Delhi Police issues helpline numbers for details of violence victims

SI Gajender Singh (9818120026)/GTB Hospital; SI Yogender Singh (7982756328)/Lok Nayak JP Hospital; SI Yogender Singh (7982756328)/ Maulana Azad Hospital; SI Devender Singh (9818313342)/RML Hospital;

Feb 26, 2020, 13:02 PM IST