Kissinger popularity in Kerala unexplained

Kissinger popularity in Kerala unexplained

Friday, 01 December 2023 | Kumar Chellappan | Kochi

Henry Kissinger, the US Secretary of State during the Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford era, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 100. Despite having no connection to Kerala as he never visited this part of India, he was surprisingly popular in the State. Kissinger, credited with a new style...

Free grain to poor for five more years

Free grain to poor for five more years

Thursday, 30 November 2023 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) to provide 5 kilograms of free food grains per month to 81.35 crore poor people for another five years, which would cost the exchequer `11.80 lakh crore. The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra...

Gaza truce extended amid hostage release

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 | AP | tel aviv

A truce between Israel and Hamas entered its fifth day on Tuesday, with the militant group promising to release more hostages to delay the expected resumption of the war and Israel under growing pressure to spare Palestinian civilians when it renews its offensive. The sides agreed to extend their truce through...

18 per cent candidates face criminal charges

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

As many as 18 per cent  of the total 8,054 candidates contesting the elections in Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Telangana have criminal cases registered against them. Telangana tops the list among, where major political parties including BRS, Congress, and BJP have fielded candidates with criminal records ranging from...

Telangana gears up for high stakes polls

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi/Hyderabad

The curtains came down on the month-long high-pitched poll campaign in five States, with the last day of the campaign in Telangana on Tuesday. The State will go to polls on Thursday. The results, including those from the other four States (Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Mizoram), will be declared...

Curbs on vehicles lifted as air betters

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

As the air quality in Delhi and its surrounding areas marginally improved due to rain and favourable wind speed, influenced by a western disturbance affecting northwest India, the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) removed restrictions under stage III of the Graded...

Rescuers perseverance pays

Rescuers perseverance pays

Wednesday, 29 November 2023 | Pioneer News Service /PTI | Dehradun/Uttarkashi

As the workers trapped in the Silkyara tunnel emerged on Tuesday night, a mix of smiles and expressions of gratitude and exhaustion adorned their faces, marking the end of their 17-day ordeal. A collective sigh of relief swept across the nation. Outside the tunnel, loud cheers and slogans filled the...

India envoy to US heckled by Khalistanis

Tuesday, 28 November 2023 | PTI | New York

India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, offered prayers at a gurudwara in Long Island in New York on the occasion of Gurpurab where a group of Khalistani supporters heckled him but they were escorted out by members of the Sikh community. “Privileged to join the local Sangat, including from...

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MCD to rent out its office building complex

04 December 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teams formed to cage leopard spotted in Sainik Farm

04 December 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Minimum temperature at 10 degrees Celsius

04 December 2023 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Maurya: BJP won the semi-finals

04 December 2023 | PNS | Lucknow

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