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Metal Balls Fall From Sky In Gujarat. Chinese Rocket Debris likely, Say Experts

Metal Balls Fall From Sky In Gujarat. Chinese Rocket Debris likely, Say Experts

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Ahmedabad

Four spherical metal balls fell from the sky in some villages in Gujarat over the past few days, which some experts said were likely the debris of a Chinese rocket or fuel storage tanks of space launch vehicles.

Uttarakhand Hate Speech Accused Granted Bail By Supreme Court

Uttarakhand Hate Speech Accused Granted Bail By Supreme Court

Asian News International | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today granted three-month interim bail to Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi, formerly known as Wasim Rizvi, in connection with the investigation into hate speeches at a Haridwar Dharam Sansad held in December last year.

3 Killed, 25 Severely Injured As Bus Overturns On Lucknow-Agra Expressway

3 Killed, 25 Severely Injured As Bus Overturns On Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Unnao

Three people were killed and 25 others severely injured when a bus turned upside down on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said.

Noida Supertech Twin Towers Demolition Deadline Extended To August 28

Noida Supertech Twin Towers Demolition Deadline Extended To August 28

Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today extended till August 28 the deadline for demolition of twin 40-storey towers of Supertech in Noida, which have been held as illegal.Earlier, the nearly 100-metre-tall twin towers inside the Supertech's Emerald Court housing s

Decade Lost In 2G Scam, India Now Moving Towards 5G, 6G: PM Slams Congress

Decade Lost In 2G Scam, India Now Moving Towards 5G, 6G: PM Slams Congress

Asian News International | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

In a veiled attack on Congress, PM Modi on Tuesday said that the country is making rapid strides in the telecom sector as 5G and 6G will help boost growth in every sector after "losing a decade of policy paralysis and corruption of the 2G."

"<i>Paratha Kha Raha Hoon</i>": Uber Driver's Honesty Wins Internet

"Paratha Kha Raha Hoon": Uber Driver's Honesty Wins Internet

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday May 17, 2022

The government recently held a meeting with ride-hailing platforms Uber and Ola amid a rise in consumer complaints.

Ramp Up Covid Vaccine Drive For Children Aged 12-14: UP Chief Minister

Ramp Up Covid Vaccine Drive For Children Aged 12-14: UP Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today instructed officials to ramp up the ongoing Covid vaccination drive for children aged 12-14 years, saying many kids in this group are yet to take their jabs.

India To Allow Wheat Export Shipments Awaiting Customs Clearance

India To Allow Wheat Export Shipments Awaiting Customs Clearance

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Aditi Gautam | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

The Centre today said it has decided to allow shipments of wheat consignments, which were registered with customs authority before the ban on wheat exports came into force last week.

Railways Rescues 2,800 Stranded Passengers After Floods In Assam

Railways Rescues 2,800 Stranded Passengers After Floods In Assam

NDTV News Desk | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Dima Hasao

Around 2 lakh people in 20 districts of Assam have been affected by floods, with the hill district of Dima Hasao getting cut off from the rest of the state after landslides snapped rail and road links.

Amit Shah Holds High-Level Meet On Targetted Killings Of Kashmiri Pandits

Amit Shah Holds High-Level Meet On Targetted Killings Of Kashmiri Pandits

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir following several targeted killings, including of Kashmiri Pandits, in the union territory, officials said.

Pics Of Taj Mahal Rooms Emerge Amid Row Over "Locked Doors"

Pics Of Taj Mahal Rooms Emerge Amid Row Over "Locked Doors"

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Lucknow

The Archaeological Survey of India tweeted a newsletter with photos of what it called "underground cells" in the Taj Mahal - three days before a court hearing on petition to open the rooms.

India Rejects "Farcical" Pak Resolution On Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation

India Rejects "Farcical" Pak Resolution On Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation

Reported by Kadambini Sharma, Edited by Arun Nair | Tuesday May 17, 2022, New Delhi

Pakistan has no locus standi to pronounce on or interfere in India's internal matters, the Foreign Ministry said today in sharp remarks to a resolution passed in Pakistan on the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.

India's 1st 5G Testbed, Developed By IITs At 5 Locations, Launched By PM Modi

India's 1st 5G Testbed, Developed By IITs At 5 Locations, Launched By PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the country's first 5G testbed to enable startups and industry players to test and validate their products locally and reduce dependence on foreign facilities.

"<i>Doobey</i>": LIC IPO's Tepid Debut Triggers Meme Fest On Twitter

"Doobey": LIC IPO's Tepid Debut Triggers Meme Fest On Twitter

Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday May 17, 2022

The LIC IPO listing comes as Indian equity benchmarks rose for a second consecutive session on Tuesday, while the rupee weakened to an all-time low.

Ahead Of Ayodhya Visit, Minister's "Apologise" Call To Raj Thackeray

Ahead Of Ayodhya Visit, Minister's "Apologise" Call To Raj Thackeray

Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 17, 2022, Thane

Union minister and RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale has asked Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) head Raj Thackeray to apologise to North Indians before visiting Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh next month.