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No Proposal Under Consideration To Waive Farmer Loans, Parliament Told

No Proposal Under Consideration To Waive Farmer Loans, Parliament Told

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

The government on Monday said there is no proposal under consideration to waive loans of farmers, including Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe farmers.

Man Arrested With Morphine Worth Rs 1.25 Crore In Uttar Pradesh: Police

Man Arrested With Morphine Worth Rs 1.25 Crore In Uttar Pradesh: Police

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Barabanki

The police have arrested a man here with morphine worth Rs 1.25 crore in the international market, officials said on Monday.

Kerala Assembly Congratulates PV Sindhu For Winning Historic Bronze At Tokyo Olympics

Kerala Assembly Congratulates PV Sindhu For Winning Historic Bronze At Tokyo Olympics

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala Assembly on Monday congratulated badminton star P V Sindhu for winning a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

BJP Leaders Of Northeast Meet PM Modi Over Assam-Mizoram Border Issue

BJP Leaders Of Northeast Meet PM Modi Over Assam-Mizoram Border Issue

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

A group of BJP MPs from the northeastern states met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today regarding the recent tension in the Assam-Mizoram border and accused the Congress of politicising the issue.

Consider Dedicated Education Channel For Students Amid Pandemic: Court To Maharashtra

Consider Dedicated Education Channel For Students Amid Pandemic: Court To Maharashtra

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government to consider setting up a dedicated channel for education in consultation with the Union government so that students, including specially-abled children, particularly in rural areas, do

Amit Shah Trying To Help Resolve Border Row With Assam: Mizoram Governor

Amit Shah Trying To Help Resolve Border Row With Assam: Mizoram Governor

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

Amid tensions between Assam and Mizoram over the recent border clash, Mizoram Governor K Hari Babu met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and said the Centre is trying to find a solution to the issue.

Johnson & Johnson Withdraws Speedy Covid Vaccine Approval Proposal In India: Report

Johnson & Johnson Withdraws Speedy Covid Vaccine Approval Proposal In India: Report

Reuters | Monday August 02, 2021, Bengaluru

India's drug regulator said on Monday that Johnson & Johnson withdrew its proposal seeking accelerated approval of its COVID-19 vaccine in the country, without giving additional details, according to a report by news agency Reuters.

Supreme Court Rejects Plea Of Rape Survivor To Marry Her Assaulter

Supreme Court Rejects Plea Of Rape Survivor To Marry Her Assaulter

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed the plea of a rape survivor from Kottiyoor, Kerala, who moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to marry her assaulter - a defrocked priest who is now undergoing 20 years imprisonment.

No Going Back From Nun-Hood; Will Continue My Fight: Expelled Catholic Nun

No Going Back From Nun-Hood; Will Continue My Fight: Expelled Catholic Nun

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

When a senior advocate in the Kerala High Court suddenly refused her brief in a case regarding her eviction from the home Congregation, Sister Lucy Kalappura did not get upset though she clearly knew that she was fighting a lonely do-or-die battle.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Congratulates Indian Women's Hockey Team

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Congratulates Indian Women's Hockey Team

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team which upset world No.2 Australia in the Tokyo Olympics to storm into the semi-finals.

Main Accused In Ex-Bihar Town Mayor's Killing Arrested From Bengal's Siliguri

Main Accused In Ex-Bihar Town Mayor's Killing Arrested From Bengal's Siliguri

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Siliguri

The main accused in the murder case of former mayor of Bihar's Katihar was arrested from Siliguri in West Bengal, police said on Monday.

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging Rakesh Asthana As Delhi Top Cop

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging Rakesh Asthana As Delhi Top Cop

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

A two-member bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant will hear on Thursday a petition challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner

I'm Optimistic That 130 Crore Indians Will Continue To Work Hard To Ensure India Reaches New Heights: PM

I'm Optimistic That 130 Crore Indians Will Continue To Work Hard To Ensure India Reaches New Heights: PM

Asian News International | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his optimism that 130 crore Indians will continue to work hard to ensure India reaches new heights as it celebrates its Amrut Mahotsav.

<i>"Teeka Jeet Ka''</i>: Yogi Adityanath Receives Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

"Teeka Jeet Ka'': Yogi Adityanath Receives Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday received his second dose of COVID-19 vaccine here and appealed to all those eligible to get inoculated.

"Belong To Both States": Chief Justice Says Won't Hear Krishna River Case

"Belong To Both States": Chief Justice Says Won't Hear Krishna River Case

Reported by A Vaidyanathan,Uma Sudhir, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

Chief Justice NV Ramana said today he would not hear the dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the sharing of river Krishna waters on legal issues as he "belongs to both states" and urged the two state governments to go for mediation.