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RJD's Muslim-Yadav equation under challenge in Bihar
  • RJD's Muslim-Yadav equation under challenge in Bihar(09:00)

    Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) While the bypolls for two seats of Bihar is turning out to be a close fight between the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Janata Dal-United (JD-U), the former appears to be the one that is likely to face the bigger test.

    Focus General
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Protest announced against attacks on Hindu temples in B'desh
  • Protest announced against attacks on Hindu temples in B'desh(08:56)

    Dhaka, Oct 17 (IANS) The chief of Bangladesh's minority body has called for a day-long demonstrations on October 23 to protest the recent incidents of violence including attacks on Hindu temples. At least four persons have been killed and 70 others injured in the attacks in the last three days.

    General
Superstar Vijay's possible entry into TN politics keenly watched
S.Korean nuke envoy pins hope on end-of-war declaration
  • S.Korean nuke envoy pins hope on end-of-war declaration(08:48)

    Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) South Korea's chief nuclear envoy said that a formal declaration of an end to the 1950-53 Korean War could pave the way for resuming the stalled denuclearization talks with North Korea.

    International
How Syed Ali Geelani managed grandson's govt job
  • How Syed Ali Geelani managed grandson's govt job(08:48)

    Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) The dismissal of late Syed Ali Geelani's grandson, Anees-ul-Islam from government service Saturday has proved that the separatist leader had held an elected government to ransom in Jammu and Kashmir in the past.

    General Insight
7 including SP, BSP leaders held in rape of minor in UP
Exploits of Raj 'tree man' inspiration for preserving nature
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240 mn
  • Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240 mn(08:30)

    Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 240.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.89 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.60 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

    International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Fuel rates hiked again, petrol at Rs 105.84/ltr in Delhi
Huzurabad bypoll: A battle of prestige for KCR, Rajender
  • Huzurabad bypoll: A battle of prestige for KCR, Rajender(08:18)

    Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) With just two weeks to go for the by-election to Huzurabad Assembly constituency in Telangana, the ruling TRS and opposition BJP are set to intensify their campaign, while third contender Congress is trying to catch up with them.

    National
FYUP likely to be implemented in all central universities
  • FYUP likely to be implemented in all central universities(08:18)

    New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Union Education Ministry wants to start the implementation of a 4-year undergraduate course (FYUP) in all the universities of the country, especially in the central universities.

    DEEP DIVE General
Good content is always the bestseller, feels actor Rupali Ganguly
Eyeing 2023 polls, tribal parties revive separate state demand in Tripura, Meghalaya
We target 50 mn Indian crypto users in 2 years: CoinSwitch Kuber CEO
  • We target 50 mn Indian crypto users in 2 years: CoinSwitch Kuber CEO(07:24)

    New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Cryptocurrencies are waiting to explode in India and Ashish Singhal, Co-founder and CEO of leading crypto exchange CoinSwitch Kuber, aims to onboard at least 50 million users from India in the next two years, educating them around crypto investments and helping them create wealth.

    Science/Technology Technology
BJP's Baby Rani Maurya to take on Mayawati in UP polls
  • BJP's Baby Rani Maurya to take on Mayawati in UP polls(07:02)

    Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh is all set to pit former Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya against Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati in the Assembly elections scheduled next year.

    Focus General
9K mobile phones looted in Madhya Pradesh, case filed in UP
Modi to inaugurate seven medical colleges in UP on Oct 25
UN chief encourages change in actions toward sustainable food systems
UK records more than 40K Covid cases for fourth day in a row
  • UK records more than 40K Covid cases for fourth day in a row(03:40)

    London, Oct 17 (IANS) Another 43,423 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country recorded more than 40,000 Covid cases on the fourth consecutive day, according to official figures released on Saturday.

    International Health/Medicine
Rajasthan CM Gehlot meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi
  • Rajasthan CM Gehlot meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi(01:56)

    New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday night met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at his residence here to discuss several issues related to the state. Top Congress leaders including the party's general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, general secretary (organisation) K.C. Venugopal and Rajasthan in-charge Ajay Maken were also present the meeting.

    National
Myanmar reports 1,205 new Covid-19 cases, 32 more deaths
  • Myanmar reports 1,205 new Covid-19 cases, 32 more deaths(01:30)

    Yangon, Oct 17 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,205 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 6.8 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

    International Health/Medicine
India clinch record eighth SAFF Championship title (Ld)
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.41 million
  • Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.41 million(00:14)

    Addis Ababa, Oct 17 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,414,571 cases as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

    International Health/Medicine