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'Canadian politics have given lot of space to Khalistani forces, damaging bilateral ties': EAM Jaishankar
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'Canadian politics have given lot of space to Khalistani forces, damaging bilateral ties': EAM Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also clarified that the G20 Summit 2023 in New Delhi had no relation to the Khalistani issue in Canada

PM Modi condoles death of Prof Ved Prakash Nanda, prominent member of Indian diaspora in US
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PM Modi condoles death of Prof Ved Prakash Nanda, prominent member of Indian diaspora in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Professor Ved Prakash Nanda was passionate about strong India-USA relations

May 2024 bring peace & prosperity: President Murmu, PM Modi message wish everyone on New Year
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May 2024 bring peace & prosperity: President Murmu, PM Modi message wish everyone on New Year

India welcomed the year 2024 with great enthusiasm and fervour. Last year (2023) was eventful for the country on both national and global fronts

India aims to launch 50 satellites in next 5 years to better mitigate threats to country: ISRO Chief
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India aims to launch 50 satellites in next 5 years to better mitigate threats to country: ISRO Chief

ISRO chairman S Somanath said for realising India's aspiration to become a strong nation, the current size of its satellite fleet is not enough

China-backed fintech firms in India face fresh ED raids in money laundering probe
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China-backed fintech firms in India face fresh ED raids in money laundering probe

The recent raid on certain fintech firms that are believed to be backed by China led to the discovery of certain firms using "dummy" directors and local subscribers to operate on behalf of Chinese entities within India

India’s manufacturing sector growth dips to 18-month low in December on softer rise in output
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India’s manufacturing sector growth dips to 18-month low in December on softer rise in output

The HSBC India Manufacturing PMI survey, conducted by S&P Global, showed that there were softer, albeit sharp, increase in factory orders and output, while business confidence towards the year-ahead outlook strengthened

Cash-for-query case: SC issues notice to Lok Sabha secretary general on Mahua Moitra's expulsion
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Cash-for-query case: SC issues notice to Lok Sabha secretary general on Mahua Moitra's expulsion

The court, however, refused to allow Moitra to participate in Lok Sabha proceedings and posted the matter for hearing in the week commencing from 11 March

Randhir Jaiswal assumes charge as new MEA spokesperson
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Randhir Jaiswal assumes charge as new MEA spokesperson

Randhir Jaiswal on Wednesday assumed charge as the new official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs as Arindam Bagchi proceeds on an overseas assignment

Indian Railways working on super app of its own, will have features from multiple other travel platforms
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Indian Railways working on super app of its own, will have features from multiple other travel platforms

The proposed Indian Railways super app will amalgamate features from existing mobile applications, including IRCTC Rail Connect, UTS (Unreserved Ticketing System), Rail Madad, and the National Train Enquiry System

100 billion and counting: UPI transactions crossed major milestone in 2023
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100 billion and counting: UPI transactions crossed major milestone in 2023

NPCI, the operator of the UPI service and other payment processing infrastructure, disclosed that in 2023, the total transactions facilitated by UPI amounted to 117.6 billion, in which it processed payments totalling Rs 182 lakh crore

Delhi excise policy case: Kejriwal skips third ED summons, BJP says Delhi CM has something to hide
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Delhi excise policy case: Kejriwal skips third ED summons, BJP says Delhi CM has something to hide

"Ready to cooperate in ED investigation but the agency's notice is illegal. Their intention is to arrest Arvind Kejriwal. They want to stop him from election campaign," AAP said in a statement

Govt assures discussion on new law, urges drivers to end protest: AIMTC
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Govt assures discussion on new law, urges drivers to end protest: AIMTC

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla Tuesday said the decision to invoke a new penal provision related to hit-and-run cases, which has sparked protests by truckers, will be taken only after consultation with the All India Motor Transport Congress.

Covid-19: Kerala alone accounts for 146 out of 312 JN.1 detected in India so far
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Covid-19: Kerala alone accounts for 146 out of 312 JN.1 detected in India so far

The INSACOG's data showed 279 Covid cases recorded in the country in December had the presence of JN.1, while 33 such cases were detected in November.

Bengaluru, Hyderabad ranked 2nd and 3rd in global list of most punctual airports
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Bengaluru, Hyderabad ranked 2nd and 3rd in global list of most punctual airports

The aviation analytics company Cirium produced the 2023 On-Time Performance (OTP) Review, which includes three Indian airports (Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Kolkata) and one Indian carrier (Indigo)

New Road Accident Law: Hit someone? Don't run, call police, help victim to hospital or face up to 10 yrs in jail
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New Road Accident Law: Hit someone? Don't run, call police, help victim to hospital or face up to 10 yrs in jail

Dismissing as "misplaced" the apprehensions of some truckers, who are protesting, the functionary says the provision of hit-and-run cases will be applicable to only those drivers who will try to escape without the informing the police

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G and Galaxy A25 5G now available in India: Check pricing, offers here
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Samsung Galaxy A15 5G and Galaxy A25 5G now available in India: Check pricing, offers here

Samsung is also offering some impressive discounts for users on select cards. The Galaxy A25 in particular is impressive thanks to a bunch of AI features that it offers in the photography department

WhatsApp banned over 7 crore Indian accounts in 2023, 71 lakhs in November itself
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WhatsApp banned over 7 crore Indian accounts in 2023, 71 lakhs in November itself

Between January and November 2023, WhatsApp banned over 6.9 crore accounts in India. Experts believe that in December, they are set to ban another 70 lakh accounts or so, because of which the total will be well over 7 crore for 2023

Arun Yogiraj: The sculptor whose Ram Lalla idol will be installed at Ayodhya temple
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Arun Yogiraj: The sculptor whose Ram Lalla idol will be installed at Ayodhya temple

The idol of ‘Ram Lalla’ carved by Karnataka’s renowned sculptor Arun Yogiraj will adorn the grand Ram temple in Ayodhya on 22 January at the much-anticipated consecration ceremony. The artist created the Netaji statue at India Gate and the Adi Shankaracharya statue in Uttarakhand

True testament to commitment to Yoga: PM Modi as Gujarat sets Guinness World Record for mass Surya Namaskar on New Year
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True testament to commitment to Yoga: PM Modi as Gujarat sets Guinness World Record for mass Surya Namaskar on New Year

On the morning of 1 January, 2024, over 4,000 participants across 108 locations in Gujarat and 51 different categories performed Surya Namaskar

Will have many more launches, 2024 the year of Mission Gaganyaan: ISRO chairperson S Somanath
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Will have many more launches, 2024 the year of Mission Gaganyaan: ISRO chairperson S Somanath

During the XPoSat's post launch conference, ISRO chairperson S Somanath revealed that 2024 will be a huge year for Mission Gaganyaan, and will have "two more test flights of the launch vehicle, followed by the unmanned missions of the Gaganyaan programme."