PM Modi hits out at TMC over Sandeshkhali incident

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Arambagh (WB): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday launched a scathing attack on the TMC government in West Bengal over atrocities on women in Sandeshkhali and said the entire country is reeling with anger over the issue. Modi also slammed the opposition bloc INDIA for maintaining a stoic silence on the issue of Sandeshkhali horrors. “Amid achievements, the entire country is watching the situation of Bengal today. The whole country is sad...

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India to see warmer start to summer this year: IMD

New Delhi: India is likely to experience a warmer start to the summer season this year with El Nino conditions predicted to continue through the season, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. More heatwave days than normal are predicted over northeast peninsular India -- Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and north interior Karnataka -- and many parts of Maharashtra and Odisha. The country is likely to record above-normal rainfall in March (more...

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Defence Ministry inks MoUs worth Rs39,125 crore to procure military equipment

Defence Ministry inks MoUs worth Rs 39,125cr to procure military equipment

New Delhi: Ministry of Defence (MoD) Friday said that it has signed five major capital acquisition contracts worth Rs39,125.39 crore to procure military equipment which includes procurement of Aero-engines for MiG-29 aircraft, Close-in Weapon System (CIWS), high-power radar and ship-borne BrahMos system. The ministry said that out of the five contracts, one has been signed with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for procurement of Aero-engines for MiG-29 aircraft; two contracts have been signed...

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Mahadev app: ED freezes assets worth Rs 580 cr of Dubai-based ‘hawala-operator’

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New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has frozen security holdings of more than Rs 580 crore of a Dubai-based "hawala operator" and seized cash and valuables worth Rs 3.64 crore after fresh raids in the Mahadev app-linked money laundering case, official sources said Friday. The latest raids were launched February 28 at various premises in Kolkata, Gurugram, Delhi, Indore, Mumbai and Raipur. The ED probe in the Mahadev online gaming and betting...

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PM Modi hits out at TMC over Sandeshkhali incident

Arambagh (WB): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday launched a scathing attack on the TMC government in West Bengal over atrocities on women in Sandeshkhali and said the entire country is reeling with anger over the issue. Modi also slammed the opposition bloc INDIA for maintaining a stoic silence on the issue of Sandeshkhali horrors. “Amid achievements, the...

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Elon Musk sues OpenAI, its CEO Sam Altman over agreement breach around AI

San Francisco: Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has sued OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman, alleging they breached their original contractual agreements around AI. The lawsuit, filed in a court in San Francisco in the US, revolves around OpenAI’s latest natural language model titled GPT-4. The X owner alleged that OpenAI and Microsoft (which has poured...

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1,152 recruits join various Odisha govt departments

Bhubaneswar: As many as 1,152 new lecturers, officers and other staff joined various departments of the Odisha government Friday in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar. Of them, 997 are lecturers in non-government-aided colleges, 57 inspectors of cooperative Societies, 31 group-c personnel in the information and Public Relations department...

India to see warmer start to summer this year: IMD

New Delhi: India is likely to experience a warmer start to the summer season this year with El Nino conditions predicted to continue through the season, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. More heatwave days than normal are predicted over northeast peninsular India -- Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and north interior Karnataka -- and many parts of...

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Global icons, film stars descend on Jamnagar for Anant Ambani-Radhika’s pre-wedding bash

Jamnagar: Bollywood celebrities, cricketers, sports stars, heads of states and business tycoons from India and abroad, including Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg, have started arriving at Gujarat's Jamnagar city for a three-day-long lavish pre-wedding event of billionaire Mukesh Ambani's son Anant and his fiancée Radhika Merchant. While Anant Ambani is the younger son of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)...

Defence Ministry inks MoUs worth Rs 39,125cr to procure military equipment

Defence Ministry inks MoUs worth Rs39,125 crore to procure military equipment

New Delhi: Ministry of Defence (MoD) Friday said that it has signed five major capital acquisition contracts worth Rs39,125.39 crore to procure military equipment which includes procurement of Aero-engines for MiG-29 aircraft, Close-in Weapon System (CIWS), high-power radar and ship-borne BrahMos system. The ministry said that out of the five contracts, one has been signed with Hindustan...

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The who, why and how of Sandeshkhali’s TMC leader Shajahan Sheikh

Kolkata: The meteoric rise of Shajahan Sheikh from a modest background of a helper in a local transport company to becoming the so-called ‘tiger' of Sandeshkhali is what Bollywood film scripts are made of. And so does his fall. Sheikh, a key accused in sexual assault and land grab in Sandeshkhali, was arrested in the early hours...

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Odisha man sentenced to 20 years RI for raping minor

Phulbani: A fast track court in Odisha's Kandhamal district has sentenced a 26-year-old man to 20 years rigorous imprisonment on the charge of kidnapping and raping a minor girl seven years ago, an official said Friday. The fast track court judge Mihir Ranjan Parida also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the convict, Saroj Sandha. The...

 

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