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From ATAGS to Ultra-Light Howitzers, how Indian Army is upping artillery game at borders
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From ATAGS to Ultra-Light Howitzers, how Indian Army is upping artillery game at borders

Faced with an increasingly belligerent China, the Indian Army has increased its firepower by deploying a variety of rockets and artillery, and plans to further acquire diverse weapon systems

PFI Outlawed: The many 'horrors' of the now-banned Muslim outfit
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PFI Outlawed: The many 'horrors' of the now-banned Muslim outfit

The ban came after over 150 people allegedly linked with PFI were detained or arrested in raids across seven states on Tuesday, five days after a similar pan-India crackdown against the group led to the arrest of over a hundred of its activities and seizure of several dozen properties

Bigg Boss 16: From Salman Khan’s fees to the controversies around it, all you need to know
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Bigg Boss 16: From Salman Khan’s fees to the controversies around it, all you need to know

Here is a look at what keeps Bigg Boss alive. Is it the controversies around it or the love of the audience?

Rishabh Pant or Dinesh Karthik: India vs South Africa T20Is likely to settle the wrangling debate
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Rishabh Pant or Dinesh Karthik: India vs South Africa T20Is likely to settle the wrangling debate

Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant have not got enough game time ahead of the T20 World Cup and the South Africa T20I series is their only chance to impress the India management before the Men in Blue travel to Australia.

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Universal Music India acquires a majority stake in one of India’s leading music and entertainment companies, TM Ventures
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Universal Music India acquires a majority stake in one of India’s leading music and entertainment companies, TM Ventures

Founded in 2020 by the widely respected Indian entrepreneur Tarsame Mittal, TM Ventures has quickly become the leading name in Indian entertainment, representing a roster across music, comedy, TV and film.

SDPI condemns PFI ban, says decision part of ‘undeclared emergency’ by Centre
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SDPI condemns PFI ban, says decision part of ‘undeclared emergency’ by Centre

The SDPI, which did not come under the list of outlawed outfits, said the ban on PFI and allied organisations was a "challenge" against Indian democracy and the rights guaranteed to the people of the country by its Constitution

World No 2 Casper Ruud takes inspiration from Roger Federer send-off
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World No 2 Casper Ruud takes inspiration from Roger Federer send-off

Casper Ruud was recently surrounded by the cream of men's tennis at the Laver Cup in London for Roger Federer's last hurrah.

Centre hikes Dearness Allowance for employees by 4 per cent ahead of festive season
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Centre hikes Dearness Allowance for employees by 4 per cent ahead of festive season

"After the latest revision, central government employees and pensioners will get a dearness allowance of 38 per cent of the basic pay/pension to compensate for increasing prices," Union Minister Anurag Thakur said while announcing the decisions of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

Last date of submission of application for National Sports Awards extended by Sports Ministry
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Last date of submission of application for National Sports Awards extended by Sports Ministry

Indian Olympics Association, Sports Authority of India, recognised National Sports Federations have also been informed about the extended date to October 1 for application of National Sports Award.

Israeli raid in West Bank takes away three lives
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Israeli raid in West Bank takes away three lives

Three Palestinian suspects were allegedly killed in a series of deadly Israeli raids following a surge in Palestinian attacks inside Israel.

Beant Singh assassination: SC seeks Centre's reply on commutation plea of death row convict Rajoana
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Beant Singh assassination: SC seeks Centre's reply on commutation plea of death row convict Rajoana

"The moment, we pass a direction; they (the authorities) will have to consider the mercy petition (of Rajaona). Who is the responsible officer? Has the note on the issue been prepared...We cannot force you to take a particular decision. But, you have to make a decision," the CJI said.

Explained: 50 years on, what ails China-Japan relations?
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Explained: 50 years on, what ails China-Japan relations?

Japan and China are marking the 50th anniversary of the 1972 normalisation of their ties, but they still remain at odds over disputed East China Sea islands and China's growing military and economic assertiveness in the region

Mahsa Amini death: Iran's anti-veil protests draw on long history of resistance
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Mahsa Amini death: Iran's anti-veil protests draw on long history of resistance

Iranian women who grew up before the overthrow of the monarchy in 1979 remember a country where women were largely free to choose how they dressed. But it changed when Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and his followers seized power and created a Shiite cleric-led Islamic state

Pushkar Singh Dhami approves Rs 25 lakh financial aid to Ankita Bhandari’s kin
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Pushkar Singh Dhami approves Rs 25 lakh financial aid to Ankita Bhandari’s kin

The money is being paid to Bhandari's father Virendra Singh Bhandari from the Chief Minister's Discretionary Fund

Suspicious of Russian sabotage in gas pipeline leaks, EU vows retaliation if Europe's energy network attacked
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Suspicious of Russian sabotage in gas pipeline leaks, EU vows retaliation if Europe's energy network attacked

Seismologists reported Tuesday that explosions rattled the Baltic Sea before unusual leaks were discovered on two underwater natural gas pipelines running from Russia to Germany

PAK vs ENG: Big setback for Pakistan as Naseem Shah rushed to hospital ahead of 5th T20I
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PAK vs ENG: Big setback for Pakistan as Naseem Shah rushed to hospital ahead of 5th T20I

Reportedly, Naseem Shah had been complaining of chest pain and fever since Tuesday after the team reached Lahore from Karachi with the seven-match T20I series tied at 2-2.

India Post Payments Bank offers Rs 10 lakh cover in this accident insurance scheme; details here
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India Post Payments Bank offers Rs 10 lakh cover in this accident insurance scheme; details here

The premium plan offers a range of benefits like last rites benefits for up to Rs 5,000, family transportation benefits up to Rs 25,000 and more

‘Action of a few cannot evoke ban on outfit,’ says Owaisi on Centre’s crackdown on PFI
india

‘Action of a few cannot evoke ban on outfit,’ says Owaisi on Centre’s crackdown on PFI

In a late night notification on Tuesday, the Union Home Ministry said some PFI founding members are leaders of the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and the PFI has links with Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB). Both JMB and SIMI are proscribed organisations within the country

Reliance JioPhone Next 5G’s specifications and price of leaked, likely to be priced between Rs 8,000-12,000
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Reliance JioPhone Next 5G’s specifications and price of leaked, likely to be priced between Rs 8,000-12,000

Reliance Jio could launch their upcoming 5G Smartphone, the JioPhone Next 5G soon. The device will be priced between Rs 8,000 to Rs 12,000, and could feature a Snapdragon 480 SoC and a 6.5-inch LCD HD+ display.

Deeply saddened by loss of lives in UP accident: President Droupadi Murmu
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Deeply saddened by loss of lives in UP accident: President Droupadi Murmu

Eight people were killed and 14 others were injured in a head-on collision between a private bus and a mini truck on Wednesday in Lakhimpur Kheri district of the state