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    Delhi's electricity too is contributing to air pollution: Study

    Delhi sources about 5,000 megawatt power from several coal-based TPPs across the country. (Photo: Twitter) If you are a Delhiite and you think stubble burning in Punjab and worn-out DTC buses are the only causes of air pollution, then swallow this: about 35% of Delhi's electricity requirement is fulfilled by coal-based thermal power plants (TPP) that do not meet emission...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Pak economy may dip further, as FATF refuses to get country out of grey list

    The FATF's decision on Friday is a setback for Imran Khan, who had lobbied hard to get his country off-the-hook. Pakistan may remain in the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the world's top anti-terrorism monitoring group, which voted against the Islamic country on Friday for Prime Minister Imran Khan's failure to fully comply with a...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Chinese smartphone makers increase market share in India despite anti-China sentiments

    The economic slowdown and COVID pandemic doesn't seem to have affected the sales of smartphones in India. Photo: Pixabay. The anti-China sentiment post the India-China standoff at Galwan Valley in May has had little impact on the Chinese smartphone makers in India. Even as some sections of society called for a boycott of Chinese products, smartphone...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Tejashwi: 'My father will be out on Nov 9, Nitish will get farewell a day later'

    Speaking at an election rally in Hisua (Bihar) with Congress' Rahul Gandhi on stage, Tejashwi promised a victory for the opposition front he is leading in the assembly elections that start next week. Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav has said that his father, Lalu Yadav, will come out of jail on November 9 and a day later Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Will raise India flag only with 'flag of Kashmir': Mehbooba Mufti

    Mehbooba Mufti was released on October 13 after being in detention for 14 months | File photo: PTI The Peoples Democratic Party will continue to fight for the special status for Kashmir, party president Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday. The party will not give up the struggle to get the state flag back and she will raise the Indian flag only when the "flag of Kashmir" is...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Special NIA court denies bail to 83-year-old Stan Swamy in Khoregaon case

    The NIA has claimed that it has sufficient evidence to prove Stan Swamy's involvement in the Bhima Koregaon conspiracy. . Photo: PTI Stan Swamy, the 83-year-old tribal rights activist who has been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) inquiring into the Bhima Koregaon violence in Maharashtra in 2018, has been denied bail he had sought on health...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Parliamentary panel grills Facebook India top executive on data protection

    The Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill is examining the data protection bill in the wake of concerns about data privacy and their possible misuse. It has sought the opinions of Twitter and Amazon, besides Facebook, on data protection. Photo: iStock A parliamentary panel grilled a senior Facebook India official for about two hours on data protection....

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Govt prepares health workers' database for first round of COVID vaccination

    India is urgently preparing a database of all government and private health personnel to quickly vaccinate them against the novel coronavirus once it is safe to do so, health authorities said on Friday (October 23). Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to provide any successful vaccine to everyone in the country, but frontline health workers would be the first to...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Nitish Kumar is tired, cannot handle Bihar anymore: Tejashwi Yadav

    Speaking at an election rally in Hisua (Bihar) with Congress' Rahul Gandhi on stage, Tejashwi promised a victory for the opposition front he is leading in the assembly elections that start next week. RJD leader and the chief ministerial candidate of the Grand Alliance with Congress Tejashwi Yadav on Friday (October 23) took a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying he...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Former Maharashtra BJP leader Eknath Khadse joins NCP

    Eknath Khadse, former Maharashtra Revenue Minister and also an ex-Leader of Opposition in state Assembly, was inducted into the NCP at the party's head office. File photo: PTI Former Maharashtra BJP leader Eknath Khadse on Friday (October 23) joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the presence of the party's chief Sharad Pawar. Sulking since his unceremonious exit from the...

    • 9 hrs ago

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