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Scientists to Study Link Between Ocean Conditions, Monsoon With Robots. Scientists to Study Link Between Ocean Conditions, Monsoon With Robots.
NEW DELHI — To better understand and predict South Asia’s seasonal monsoon, scientists are getting ready to release robots in the Bay of Bengal in a study of how ocean conditions might affect rainfall patterns. The monsoon, which hits between June and September, delivers more than 70% of India’s annual rainfall. Its arrival is eagerly awaited by hundreds of millions of subsistence farmers, and ...
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Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika, Nanaji Deshmukh awarded Bharat Ratna, PM Modi heaps praises. Pranab Mukherjee, Bhupen Hazarika, Nanaji Deshmukh awarded Bharat Ratna, PM Modi heaps praises.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee was on Friday (January 25) conferred with the highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna. According to a statement issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, late Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika and late social activist Nanaji Deshmukh will also be awarded with the Bharat Ratna, posthumously. Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted three consecutive tweets to laud the con...
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Desperate opportunists without agenda, leader trying to take on PM: BJP. Desperate opportunists without agenda, leader trying to take on PM: BJP.
During the council meet, BJP said that the India of 2019 is not the India of the 1990s which was governed by these desperate and opportunistic elements who are trying to oppose the prime minister. BJP appealed to the first-time voters to participate in the coming elections with full enthusiasm The party claimed that the NDA government was the only government not charged with corruption. Defen...
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Political parties call for protests after women visit Sabarimala temple. Political parties call for protests after women visit Sabarimala temple.
KOCHI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two women defied a centuries-old ban on entering a Hindu temple in India in the early hours of Wednesday, leading to calls for protests from India’s two main political parties and raising fears of a backlash from conservative Hindu groups. India’s Supreme Court in September ordered the authorities to lift the ban on women or girls of menstruating age from entering th...
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Insight: An online battle for 900 million hearts and minds - India braces for 2019 election. Insight: An online battle for 900 million hearts and minds - India braces for 2019 election.
JAIPUR/TONK, India (Reuters) - When India votes in a general election next year, it will be the world’s largest democratic exercise, and the biggest ever test of the role of social media in an election. As the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) readies for battle with the newly energised Congress party-led opposition in the election that must be held by May, the role of Facebook, Twitter and W...
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Telangana polls: Security beefed up outside Congress office following protests by party workers over ticket distribution. Telangana polls: Security beefed up outside Congress office following protests by party workers over ticket distribution.
Telangana: Security outside Congress office in Hyderabad was beefed up following intense protests by party members over the distribution of tickets. Images tweeted by news agency ANI showed bouncers and police standing guard outside the office on Monday. A wave of discontent spread among few Congress members after the party released the names of candidates contesting in upcoming Telangana As...
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Jodhpur court admits plea against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over ‘anti-Brahmin’ post. Jodhpur court admits plea against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over ‘anti-Brahmin’ post.
A Jodhpur court admitted on Thursday a petition against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over an "anti-Brahmin" post shared by him on the micro-blogging site, a lawyer said. The petition was filed by vice president of Vipra Foundation's youth wing, Rajkumar Sharma, over a photo shared by Dorsey in which he posed with women holding a placard reading 'Smash Brahminical Patriarchy'. The photo was taken ...
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Congress releases manifestos but never fulfils promises: Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Congress releases manifestos but never fulfils promises: Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Bhopal: Soon after the Congress party released its manifesto for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday attacked the grand old party saying that it has never fulfilled the promises made in their election manifestos. He further said that even though Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi had promised to do away with poverty in the country, they did n...
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As roadways strike completes 15 days, Haryana orders salary cut. As roadways strike completes 15 days, Haryana orders salary cut.
Updated: Oct 31, 2018, 06:29 AM IST Source: IANS Trending News Priyanka Chopra reveals key ingredient that worked for her and Nick Jonas Statue of Sardar Patel inaugurated but his institutions being smashed: Rahul Gandhi 'Smart vest,' said South Korean president Moon Jae-in, PM sent him 'Modi jackets' Bigg Boss 12: After Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta, Sapna Choudhary to enter the show? As roa...
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Boat capsizes near Shivaji Smarak, one person missing. Boat capsizes near Shivaji Smarak, one person missing.
Mumbai: A passenger boat belonging to the government of Maharashtra capsized near Shivaji Smarak off the coast of Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place about 2.5 kms west of Nariman Point. It is reported that 24 of the 25 people on board were rescued after Indian Coast Guard choppers were pressed into action. The missing person has been identified as Siddhesh Pawar - a resid...
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