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    Election Commission warns Himanta on elections: Be restrained

    The commission sent the notice to the chief minister on Monday on the basis of two complaints accusing the CM of violating the Model Code Guwahati: The Election Commission on Wednesday warned Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to "exercise restraint" in his public utterances while campaigning for the coming byelections for five Assembly seats in the state.

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    SC pulls up government, orders probe into Pegasus snooping row

    It has been also asked to suggest a mechanism for citizens to raise grievances on suspicion of illegal surveillance of their devices New Delhi: In a major jolt to the Narendra Modi government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed an expert committee under the supervision of a former top court judge, Justice R.V. Raveendran, to probe the alleged snooping of the mobile phones of...

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    After Pegasus decision, Rahul Gandhi says PM is not above nation

    Mr Gandhi said the Opposition's stand on the issue was 'vindicated' as the judges have flagged the same concerns New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court to appoint a committee to be assisted by three technical experts and supervised by a retired judge, Justice R.V. Raveendran, to conduct a "thorough...

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    Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain among 11 recommended for Khel Ratna

    All five gold medallists from the Tokyo Paralympics were also rewarded for their performance as they also made the cut in the list New Delhi: India's inspiring show at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics reflected in an unprecedented 11 recommendations for the Khel Ratna award, including that of champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, as the selection...

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    India criticises China for new land border law

    India noted that, the 'unilateral' move by Beijing 'will have no bearing on the arrangements that both sides have already reached earlier' New Delhi: The Indian government on Wednesday expressed concern and strongly criticised China's new "Land Boundary Law", terming it as a "unilateral decision" that "can have implications on our existing...

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    Bharat Biotech's US partner Ocugen files request with FDA for Covaxin trials

    Ocugen has already sought regulatory approval from Health Canada for Covaxin to be used in that country Hyderabad: Ocugen, Bharat Biotech's US partner for COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, on Wednesday said it has submitted Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to the US Food and Drug Administration to conduct clinical trials.Read all the latest updates on COVID-19...

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    LPG price may be hiked next week; petrol, diesel rates up again

    LPG rates were last hiked by Rs 15 per cylinder on October 6, taking the total increase in rates since July to Rs 90 per 14.2-kg cylinder New Delhi: Cooking gas LPG prices may be hiked next week after under-recovery on the fuel widened to over Rs 100 per cylinder, sources said insisting that the rate hike, including the quantum of increase, is dependent on government permission.

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    ICC T20I Rankings: Virat Kohli drops one spot to fifth, KL Rahul slips to eighth

    India skipper Virat Kohli has dropped down to the fifth spot while KL Rahul has also slipped to the eighth position in the rankings Dubai: South Africa batter Aiden Markram and Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan have attained career-best positions in the ICC Men's T20I Player Rankings after their fine starts to the Men's T20 World Cup 2021. Markram, who...

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    Delhi schools to reopen from Nov 1; physical attendance voluntary

    The announcement comes amid a low COVID-19 case count in the Union Territory New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Wednesday that all schools in the national capital will be permitted to open from November 1. However, physical attendance will be voluntary and parents would not be forced to send their children to school.Read all the latest updates on...

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    NCP's Nawab Malik posts Sameer Wankhede's 'nikah' photo

    Malik had earlier also accused Wankhede of using a fake birth certificate to secure his government job Mumbai: Maharashtra Cabinet Minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik on Wednesday posted purported pictures of the 'nikah' of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede. The NCP leader also posted a screenshot of the 'Nikah Nama' of Wankhede with his...

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