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    Kerala Rains: Death toll rises to 26 in flood-hit Kerala; PM Modi offers assistance to those affected

    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): At least 26 people have lost their lives so far across rain-battered Kerala due to flooding and landslides caused by the torrential downpour in the state. Owing to incessant rains and a subsequent rise in the water level in various dams, shutters of few reservoirs are being opened to accommodate the additional flow of water.

  • Accept driving licence, RC presented in electronic form: Centre to states   

    New Delhi: States have been asked to accept driving licence, registration certificate or other documents in ‘electronic form’ presented through DigiLocker or mParivahan platforms, the government said today. It also said that impounding of documents will be reflected electronically through ‘eChallan’ system.

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    Triple Talaq Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

    New Delhi: The much-debated Triple Talaq Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Friday a day after Union Cabinet approved an amendment to the bill. On Thursday, the Cabinet proposed three changes in the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill, 2017-first, only the victim, a blood relation or relation by marriage are allowed to lodge FIR in the case, second, the case can be dropped if husband and wife agree

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    PM Narendra Modi to address farmers, entrepreneurs on World Biofuel Day

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday attend an event and address a diverse gathering at Vigyan Bhawan to mark World Biofuel Day. The gathering will include farmers, scientists, students, entrepreneurs, government officials, and legislators during the event, said a government statement on Thursday.

  • Delhi: 26-year-old drug addict held in connection with kanwariyas vandalising car

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old man was arrested today, 48 hours after a group of kanwariyas, vexed over a car driver allegedly hitting one of them, vandalised the vehicle in west Delhi. The incident took place on Tuesday on a stretch of a busy road near Moti Nagar metro station causing a traffic snarl and forcing some of the commuters to take a detour.

  • Rahul Gandhi ‘blamed’ for Opposition’s defeat

    New Delhi : Harivansh Narayan Singh, 62-year old Janata Dal(U) MP fielded by the BJP-led ruling NDA, turned tables on the Opposition to become the new Rajya Sabha deputy chairman, defeating B K Hariprasad(64) of Congress by 125 to 105 votes.

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    Congress ruckus for JPC on Rafale scam

    New Delhi : The Congress created a ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Thursday for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale fighter aircraft deal, forcing two adjournments, first for 20 minutes and then for an hour.

  • 26 women missing from shelter homes in UP’s Pratapgarh

    PRATAPGARH: At least 26 women were found missing from two shelter homes in Pratapgarh during surprise checks conducted by the district administration, officials said on Thursday.

  • AAP admits ‘efforts to break party’ in Punjab

    Chandigarh : With its Punjab unit’s infighting coming to the fore in recent days, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday admitted that certain leaders were making “efforts to break the party”.