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October 26, 2017 12:29 pm

Bharatmala Project, which was given the nod by the Union Cabinet on October 25, is one of the biggest highway construction projects in India in history. The government plans to get the project rolling by December next year.

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October 25, 2017 1:50 pm

Nilavembu Kudineer is a herbal drug comprising nine ingredients in equal measure. The primary ingredient of the drug -- nilavembu (andrographis paniculata)--is a small plant that is said to have antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and anti-analgesic properties and several other health benefits.

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October 23, 2017 8:30 pm

The Ro-Ro ferry, the first of its kind in India, will be able to carry up to 100 vehicles (cars, buses and trucks) and 250 passengers between the two ports of Ghogha and Dahej in Gujarat.

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October 22, 2017 3:52 pm

Tipu Jayanti event: Reiterating the claim that Tipu Sultan was "against Kannada language and was anti-Hindu", Anant Kumar Hegde had threatened to disrupt celebrations in Uttara Kannada district last year, for which he was later arrested.

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October 21, 2017 12:16 pm

PM 2.5 particles can only be detected with the help of an electron microscope because they are so small.

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October 20, 2017 9:39 pm

Observed on October 21 every year, the Police Commemoration Day remembers the sacrifices of ten policemen who died in Chinese firing in 1959.

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October 18, 2017 7:20 pm

BJP leader Vinay Katiyar claimed that the 17th century monument was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan after destroying a Hindu temple named Tejo Mahalaya

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October 18, 2017 9:22 am

The Man Booker Prize aims to promote the 'finest in fiction' and is awarded each year to the book adjudged as the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom. 

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October 17, 2017 12:00 am

INS Kiltan is India's first major warship to have a superstructure of carbon fibre composite material resulting in improved stealth features, lower top weight and maintenance costs.

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October 13, 2017 7:31 am

Aarushi Talwar murder case: Here is everything you need to know about the twin murders and the subsequent investigation.

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October 14, 2017 8:07 am

Harvey Weinstein allegations: On Tuesday, The New Yorker published a report sharing accounts of sexual assault and harassment by multiple women. The article included incidents going back to the 1990s.

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October 10, 2017 12:06 am

Padmavati trailer out: The story of Rani Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji finds its mention in the Padmavat, a Awadhi language poem written by Malik Muhammad Jayasi.

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October 9, 2017 6:04 pm

Indian mining giant Adani has suffered huge setbacks in the form of country-wide protests in Australia against its massive coal mine and railway project in Queensland.

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October 9, 2017 2:12 pm

On February 27, 2002, Sabarmati Express arrived at Godhra station in Gujarat. A coach of the train--Coach S6--was set ablaze and 59 passengers travelling in that coach were charred to death. The victims included 27 women and 10 children. Injuries were suffered by another 48 passengers in the train.

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October 6, 2017 7:23 pm

Vengara constituency in Malappuram district of Kerala, is considered a stronghold of the IUML and has a Muslim-majority population of over 48,000 people. IUML's prime contender will be the CPM candidate, while the BJP might finish a distant third.

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October 6, 2017 3:51 pm

According to information available on the website of Rosoboronexport, the helicopter is fitted with a heavily armoured cockpit and a self-defense system against heat-seeking missiles. It can carry arms like unguided rockets, cannons, and small arms.

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October 6, 2017 2:58 pm

Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) paid a tribute to the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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October 3, 2017 4:29 pm

Taj Mahal controversy: What did the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department do that has created such a storm over one of the world's wonders?

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October 3, 2017 12:22 pm

Nagpur Metro Rail project: The first trial run was conducted on a 5.6 km section between Mihan area and Khapri station on Saturday.

October 2, 2017 4:46 pm

All you need to know about Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

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September 26, 2017 11:08 am

Under the scheme, the power connection will be provided free of cost to all poor families. PM Modi said the situation has now changed and that the nation is moving from a scenario of power shortage to surplus.

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September 25, 2017 2:59 pm

The varsity has advanced the date of Durga Puja holidays by three days from Sep 28 to Sep 25 due to the prevailing security situation. The University will remain closed till October 2.

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September 21, 2017 4:42 pm

The Cold Start doctrine envisages swift deployment of troops on the western border within days if a situation of a full blown war arises. The operation would be carried out by a unified battle group involving various branches of India's military.

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September 19, 2017 12:48 am

Naroda Gam riot case: Maya Kodnani is accused of leading and instigating a mob in Naroda Patiya and Naroda Gam to exact revenge for the deaths of kar sevaks killed in the Godhra train carnage. 

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September 16, 2017 7:41 pm

The Sardar Sarovar dam is the highest dam ever built in India. The height of the dam was recently raised to 138.68 metres, enabling a usable storage of 4.73 million acre feet.

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September 15, 2017 9:16 am

The Engineer's Day is celebrated to appreciate the contributions of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya who was born on September 15

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September 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Known to be emblematic of the Architectural beauty of Ahmedabad, the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque is a symbol of a time when Gujarat dwelled and prospered under Muslim rule. 

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September 7, 2017 4:55 pm

Approximately 2,40,000 Indians were living undocumented in the US in 2011, which makes them among the top ten groups by nationality for DACA eligibility.

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August 31, 2017 6:11 pm

On Thursday, a Gaya district court pronounced Rocky Yadav and three others guilty in the high-profile Aditya Sachdeva murder case. The quantum of sentence will be announced on September 6.

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August 31, 2017 3:00 pm

IRNSS-1H series satellite: The 1,425 kg-heavy satellite will join the NavIC constellation and will provide navigation services for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

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August 26, 2017 12:01 pm

Hurricane Harvey is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 15 to 30 inches and isolated maximum amounts of 40 inches over the middle and upper Texas coast through next Wednesday.

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August 23, 2017 2:05 pm

The case of Mohd. Ahmad Khan vs. Shah Bano Begum & Ors. also called the Shah Bano case is seen as one of the milestones in Muslim women’s fight for rights in India and the battle against the set Muslim personal law. It laid the ground for thousands of women to make legitimate claims which they were not allowed before.

August 22, 2017 4:52 pm

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a split verdict ruled that the practice of instant triple talaq in the Muslim community is unconstitutional. The bench, headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, set aside the practice by a majority of 3:2.

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August 21, 2017 6:41 pm

Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines are used during election process to verify that the vote polled by a voter goes to the correct candidate. VVPATs are a second line of verification particularly and are particularly useful in the time when allegations around Electronic Voting Machines' tampering crop up.

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August 17, 2017 5:49 pm

The Union Cabinet approved the new Metro Rail Policy on Wednesday that focused on giving clarity on development of projects, collaborations, participation, standardising norms, financing and creating a procurement mechanism so that the projects can be implemented effectively. 

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August 17, 2017 10:55 am

The Hizbul Mujahideen, also known as the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen or just HM, was formed in 1989. It is one of the largest and oldest militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir. The group is headed by Mohammad Yusuf Shah, who goes by the alias Syed Salahuddin.