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Arvind Kejriwal Launches "Deshbhakti Curriculum" For All Delhi Government Schools

Arvind Kejriwal Launches "Deshbhakti Curriculum" For All Delhi Government Schools

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 29, 2021, New Delhi

Every child in Delhi will be a patriot in the true sense, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal exuded as he launched the AAP government's ambitious ''Deshbhakti Curriculum'' on Tuesday.

"What Stands Compromised...": Congress Leader On Navjot Sidhu's Move

"What Stands Compromised...": Congress Leader On Navjot Sidhu's Move

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali, Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Chandigarh

A former Punjab Congress chief has criticised his party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu over "breach of trust", hours after Mr Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress chief barely two months into the job.

Finance Minister Calls For Focus On Mental Health In Post-Pandemic Policies

Finance Minister Calls For Focus On Mental Health In Post-Pandemic Policies

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday urged the United Nations that post-pandemic policies must provide for adequate recognition of the mental wellbeing of vulnerable sections.

Senior Security Officer, Maoist Killed In Jharkhand Encounter

Senior Security Officer, Maoist Killed In Jharkhand Encounter

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Ranchi

A 41-year-old deputy commandant-rank official of Jharkhand Jaguar, an anti-Maoist force of state police, was killed in an encounter in Latehar district on Tuesday, a senior official said.

Heavy Rain, Lightning Kill 13 In Maharashtra, Over 40 People Rescued

Heavy Rain, Lightning Kill 13 In Maharashtra, Over 40 People Rescued

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Aurangabad/Mumbai

At least 13 people died in heavy showers, floods and lightning in parts of Maharashtra with the Marathwada region bearing the brunt of rain fury, while more than 40 stranded villagers were rescued.

Nuclear Disarmament Only Through Step-By-Step Process: Foreign Secretary

Nuclear Disarmament Only Through Step-By-Step Process: Foreign Secretary

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, United Nations

India will engage with all member states in a "spirit of openness" towards realising a nuclear weapons-free world, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday, reiterating that the goal of nuclear disarmament can be achieved through a st

No Possibility Of Fair Election In West Bengal, Says BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya

No Possibility Of Fair Election In West Bengal, Says BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya

Asian News International | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

A day after Dilip Ghosh demanded suspension of the upcoming by-poll for Bhabanipur constituency, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that the possibility of a fair election in West Bengal is "not even one per cent".

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Raping, Killing Girl, Fined Rs 1.5 Lakh

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Raping, Killing Girl, Fined Rs 1.5 Lakh

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Ghaziabad

A POCSO court in Ghaziabad on Tuesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping and killing a seven-year-old girl, and imposed a pecuniary fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on the convict.

2 Bengal Trekkers Die In Himachal Mountains, 14 Others Returning: Official

2 Bengal Trekkers Die In Himachal Mountains, 14 Others Returning: Official

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Shimla

Two West Bengal trekkers of an 18-strong team died of extreme weather conditions near Khemenger Glacier in Himachal's mountains while 14 others are on their way back to safety after staying stranded there for several days, an official said on Tuesday

"New Punjab Government Should Have Been Careful": Navjot Sidhu's Advisor

"New Punjab Government Should Have Been Careful": Navjot Sidhu's Advisor

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Chief Minister Charanjit Channi's new government ought to have been more careful in taking decisions and not precipitated the crisis in the Punjab Congress, according to an advisor to Navjot Singh Sidhu, the state party unit chief who resigned today.

Punjab Chief Minister Pays Tribute To Bhagat Singh On Birth Anniversary

Punjab Chief Minister Pays Tribute To Bhagat Singh On Birth Anniversary

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Khatkar Kalan (Punjab)

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi today paid floral tributes to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh here and said his every action will be guided by his ideals.

At Delhi Metro Stations, Posters Of Landmark Events Of India's Freedom Struggle

At Delhi Metro Stations, Posters Of Landmark Events Of India's Freedom Struggle

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi Metro has put up colourful posters on key movements and personalities of the freedom struggle at several stations to mark the 75th year of India's Independence.

Uttarakhand Looks To Ease Char Dham Yatra Registration Process

Uttarakhand Looks To Ease Char Dham Yatra Registration Process

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Dehradun

The Uttarakhand government is considering simplifying registration for the Char Dham Yatra, exempting pilgrims from the formality of dual registration on Smart City and Devasthanam Board portals for an e-pass.

Former Goa Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro In Kolkata, Likely To Join Trinamool Tomorrow

Former Goa Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro In Kolkata, Likely To Join Trinamool Tomorrow

Asian News International | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Kolkata

Luizinho Faleiro, who resigned from Congress and will soon join All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), reached Kolkata on Tuesday. Mr Faleiro is scheduled to join the TMC on Wednesday at 4 pm.

Minister Reviews Construction Work Of All-Weather Zojila, Z-Morh Tunnels On Srinagar-Leh Highway

Minister Reviews Construction Work Of All-Weather Zojila, Z-Morh Tunnels On Srinagar-Leh Highway

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Sonamarg/ Baltal, Jammu And Kashmir

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday reviewed the construction work of strategically important Zojila and Z-Morh tunnels on the Srinagar-Leh highway.