Uttar Pradesh: RSS worker shot dead in Ghazipur, brother injured

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RSS workers’s murder: Resident of Brahminpur village, Rajesh also runs building material shop near his house. (Source: ANI photo) Unidentified bike-borne assailants on Saturday morning shot dead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker Rajesh Mishra (42) and injured his younger brother Anitesh Mi...

India stiffens restrictions on trade with North Korea

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Above. The bilateral trade between India and North Korea declined to USD 133.43 million in 2016-17 from USD 198.78 million in the previous fiscal. (AP Photo) India has put in place a stricter regime for trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed ...

With one out of every 4 premature deaths due to pollution, India’s air is worst in the world, finds Lancet study

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Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015...

All inter-religious marriages not 'love jihad': Kerala HC

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The Kerala High Court today held that all inter-religious weddings cannot be viewed as love jihad as it upheld a marriage between a Hindu woman and a Muslim man.A division bench comprising justices V Chitambaresh and Sathish Ninan made the observations in its judgement on a habeas corpus petition...

Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam

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At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil Nadu’s Nagapattinam, PTI quoted police as saying. Three people sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. They were r...

Cracker ban goes up in smoke on Diwali night in Delhi

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A quiet and promising evening gave way to thick haze and noise as Delhi celebrated Diwali on Thursday night, dashing the hopes of cracker-free festivities, following a Supreme Court ban on the sale of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR). The online indicators of the pollution monito...