COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30

A day ahead of Kartik Purnima, Uttarakhand Police on Sunday announced that all the boundaries of Haridwar have been completely sealed till November 30 to ensure that devotees do not enter the district to take the holy dip in Ganga amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. "Borders of Haridwar will remain sealed today and tomorrow…

Mann Ki Baat: Farm reform laws have given new opportunities to farmers, says PM Modi

In a bid to allay fears of farmers who have been protesting against the new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agricultural reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers and gave them more rights.  "Recent agri-reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers. Decades-old demands…

Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Under the proposals, Swiss-based companies would have faced penalties for human rights abuses abroad. M Swiet Productions/Getty Images Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing…

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COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30

A day ahead of Kartik Purnima, Uttarakhand Police on Sunday announced that all the boundaries of Haridwar have been completely sealed till November 30 to ensure that devotees do not enter the district to take the holy dip in Ganga amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. "Borders of Haridwar will remain sealed today and tomorrow…

Mann Ki Baat: Farm reform laws have given new opportunities to farmers, says PM Modi

In a bid to allay fears of farmers who have been protesting against the new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agricultural reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers and gave them more rights.  "Recent agri-reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers. Decades-old demands…

Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Under the proposals, Swiss-based companies would have faced penalties for human rights abuses abroad. M Swiet Productions/Getty Images Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing…

A Republican candidate in Iowa is set to win her congressional race by just 6 votes, the smallest margin in the whole US

A Republican congressional candidate in Iowa is set to win her race by just six votes after a recount. According to local outlet the Quad Cities Times, GOP candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks is set to win Iowa's second Congressional District over Democratic nominee Rita Hart by just 0.001% of the vote. Miller-Meeks was initially named as…

Deliberate attempts on to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in Jammu region: J&K Muslim activists

By: PTI | Jammu | November 29, 2020 9:11:20 pm Though they did not identify the "elements" but claimed that their attempts intensified after the announcement of the District Development Council (DDC) polls. (Representational Image/File)Several Muslim activists, including a former bureaucrat, of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday alleged that “some elements” are making deliberate attempts…

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COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30

A day ahead of Kartik Purnima, Uttarakhand Police on Sunday announced that all the boundaries of Haridwar have been completely sealed till November 30 to ensure that devotees do not enter the district to take the holy dip in Ganga amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. "Borders of Haridwar will remain sealed today and tomorrow…

Mann Ki Baat: Farm reform laws have given new opportunities to farmers, says PM Modi

In a bid to allay fears of farmers who have been protesting against the new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agricultural reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers and gave them more rights.  "Recent agri-reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers. Decades-old demands…

Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Under the proposals, Swiss-based companies would have faced penalties for human rights abuses abroad. M Swiet Productions/Getty Images Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing…

A Republican candidate in Iowa is set to win her congressional race by just 6 votes, the smallest margin in the whole US

A Republican congressional candidate in Iowa is set to win her race by just six votes after a recount. According to local outlet the Quad Cities Times, GOP candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks is set to win Iowa's second Congressional District over Democratic nominee Rita Hart by just 0.001% of the vote. Miller-Meeks was initially named as…

Deliberate attempts on to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in Jammu region: J&K Muslim activists

By: PTI | Jammu | November 29, 2020 9:11:20 pm Though they did not identify the "elements" but claimed that their attempts intensified after the announcement of the District Development Council (DDC) polls. (Representational Image/File)Several Muslim activists, including a former bureaucrat, of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday alleged that “some elements” are making deliberate attempts…

Not in favour of having cells in party on caste basis: Nitin Gadkari

By: PTI | Nagpur | November 29, 2020 8:54:04 pm Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said he was not in favour of having cells in a political party on the basis of castes, religions or communities, and added that talent was more important than these factors. He was referring to the…
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COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30

A day ahead of Kartik Purnima, Uttarakhand Police on Sunday announced that all the boundaries of Haridwar have been completely sealed till November 30 to ensure that devotees do not enter the district to take the holy dip in Ganga amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. "Borders of Haridwar will remain sealed today and tomorrow…

Mann Ki Baat: Farm reform laws have given new opportunities to farmers, says PM Modi

In a bid to allay fears of farmers who have been protesting against the new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agricultural reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers and gave them more rights.  "Recent agri-reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers. Decades-old demands…

Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Under the proposals, Swiss-based companies would have faced penalties for human rights abuses abroad. M Swiet Productions/Getty Images Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing…

A Republican candidate in Iowa is set to win her congressional race by just 6 votes, the smallest margin in the whole US

A Republican congressional candidate in Iowa is set to win her race by just six votes after a recount. According to local outlet the Quad Cities Times, GOP candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks is set to win Iowa's second Congressional District over Democratic nominee Rita Hart by just 0.001% of the vote. Miller-Meeks was initially named as…

Deliberate attempts on to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in Jammu region: J&K Muslim activists

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Not in favour of having cells in party on caste basis: Nitin Gadkari

By: PTI | Nagpur | November 29, 2020 8:54:04 pm Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said he was not in favour of having cells in a political party on the basis of castes, religions or communities, and added that talent was more important than these factors. He was referring to the…

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COVID-19: Uttarakhand bans holy dip in Ganga on Kartik Purnima; seals Haridwar border till Nov 30

A day ahead of Kartik Purnima, Uttarakhand Police on Sunday announced that all the boundaries of Haridwar have been completely sealed till November 30 to ensure that devotees do not enter the district to take the holy dip in Ganga amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. "Borders of Haridwar will remain sealed today and tomorrow…

Mann Ki Baat: Farm reform laws have given new opportunities to farmers, says PM Modi

In a bid to allay fears of farmers who have been protesting against the new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the agricultural reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers and gave them more rights.  "Recent agri-reforms have opened the doors of new opportunities for farmers. Decades-old demands…

Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Under the proposals, Swiss-based companies would have faced penalties for human rights abuses abroad. M Swiet Productions/Getty Images Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing…

A Republican candidate in Iowa is set to win her congressional race by just 6 votes, the smallest margin in the whole US

A Republican congressional candidate in Iowa is set to win her race by just six votes after a recount. According to local outlet the Quad Cities Times, GOP candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks is set to win Iowa's second Congressional District over Democratic nominee Rita Hart by just 0.001% of the vote. Miller-Meeks was initially named as…

Deliberate attempts on to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in Jammu region: J&K Muslim activists

By: PTI | Jammu | November 29, 2020 9:11:20 pm Though they did not identify the "elements" but claimed that their attempts intensified after the announcement of the District Development Council (DDC) polls. (Representational Image/File)Several Muslim activists, including a former bureaucrat, of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday alleged that “some elements” are making deliberate attempts…