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Amarinder wants Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary declared ‘national tolerance day’

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the request, stating the declaration will be a “befitting tribute to the great master”.
File image of an Air India Boeing 777-200LR (representational image) | Photo: Commons

Hair fall treatment lands Air India pilot with 3 year-suspension

An Air India pilot has moved the Delhi High Court over his suspension stating that his treatment for his hair fall caused a false positive for alcohol in his breath analyser test.

From Ceat to Apollo, tyremakers in India anticipate revival of sales with new govt in place

Indian tyremakers have been suffering due to a slowdown in the sale of cars and commercial vehicles which began in November.

IAF’s AN-32 aircraft with 13 people on board goes missing in Assam

Official sources say the Indian Air Force aircraft took off from Jorhat in Assam, and lost contact with ground agencies around 35 minutes later.

India’s abortion law — ahead of its time in 1971 but now behind science, societal demands

Abortion has been legal for 48 years but is still not based on women's rights. Moreover, experts argue it isn't in line with current medical and societal standards.
Ajit Doval

Ajit Doval back as NSA, new Cabinet-rank status ‘reward’ for first stint

Ajit Doval, a 1968-batch IPS officer of the Kerala cadre, is the first National Security Adviser to have a cabinet rank.
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HD Kumaraswamy is heading to Karnataka’s villages to ‘reconnect’ after Lok Sabha poll loss

Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy announces second edition of village stay programme 'Grama Vastavya', CMO sources say 'focus will be on farmers'.
Arvind Kejriwal

With an eye on 2020 Delhi assembly polls, CM Kejriwal makes public transport free for women

The government will bear their travel expenses which will be around Rs 700-800 crore, said chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Delhi court allows Robert Vadra to travel abroad, but bars him from going to London

Robert Vadra is facing allegations of money laundering in the purchase of a property in London worth 1.9 million pounds.
Girls studying in a school

Modi govt chucks Hindi clause from National Education Policy draft after furore

A provision in the National Education Policy making Hindi mandatory across the country had kicked up an uproar in non-Hindi-speaking states.

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UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath | ANI

Yogi Adityanath is the ‘best chief minister in India,’ only not in Uttar Pradesh

India Today’s ‘Mood of the Nation’ survey overplays Yogi Adityanath’s ratings in an all-India survey, and downplays the lacklustre ratings he gets within Uttar Pradesh.
A storage tank containing liquid gas stands at the Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) facility in Saudi Aramco's Shaybah oilfield in the Rub' Al-Khali desert. | Photographer: Simon Dawson | Bloomberg

Saudi Aramco remains interested in investing $15 billion in Reliance Industries

A deal with Reliance would help Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest crude exporter, join the ranks of the top oil refiners and chemical makers.

Defence

A Heron 1 UAV in flight. The 14 corps is looking at procuring at least 10 to 15 long-range Heron UAVs | Representational image | Commons

UAVs, high speed boats, All Terrain Vehicles — what Army’s Ladakh corps wants amid LAC row

The corps, which takes care of the northern part of the LoC with Pakistan besides the LAC, has also sought for Israeli Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missiles & long-range surveillance cameras.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.