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An experience at Poovar Island, Kerala

Here are some of my everlasting memories at Poovar resort. Check out this travel blog before you choose your destination in Gods Own Country.

Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test f

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday instructed all district collectors and municipal commissioners to increase testing after the state witnessed a significant rise in coronavirus cases with more than 8,000 new infections coming to light in a single day after a gap of over four months.T
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Bihar Police sub-inspector among two killed in gunfight between cops and liquor mafia

Sitamarhi: A sub-inspector of police was among two persons killed in Sitamarhi Wednesday in an exchange of fire that broke out when a police party cracked down on a team of liquor smugglers.The shootout took place in a village falling under Majorganj police station of this
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Ladakh stand-off: Disengagement at Pangong Tso 'win-win', says army chief MM Naravane

New Delhi: The disengagement of armies of India and China from north and south banks of Pangong Tso is a "very good end result" and a win-win situation for both the sides, Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane said on Wednesday, stressing that there are strategies in place to add
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly passes Bill prohibiting religious conversion amid din from Opposition

Lucknow: Amid protests by the Opposition, the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed by voice vote a bill aimed at curbing religious conversions by fraudulent or any other undue means, including through marriage.The Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Con
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SEBI asks NSE for report as connectivity issue halts trading on NSE for nearly five hours

Mumbai: Trading on NSE, India's largest bourse which handles over 90 percent of the volumes, came to a halt on Wednesday morning due to what the exchange termed as issues with telecom connectivity.Activity in some segments started facing glitches since around 1000 hrs, wit
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Narendra Modi defends push for privatisation, says govt has 'no business to be in business'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made his strongest pitch for the privatisation of non-strategic PSUs, saying the government has no business to be in business and sustaining loss-making units on taxpayers' money drains resources that could otherwise have been
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Edward Luce to deliver 2021 Girish Karnad Memorial Lecture on US politics, impact of presidential el

On 24 February, The New India Foundation announced that renowned journalist Edward Luce will be delivering the Girish Karnad Memorial Lecture for 2021. In a virtual event to be hosted on 12 March, 2021, Luce will speak on the subject US Politics: Why Here, and Where from Here?The
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Bengal polls: PM ‘biggest dangabaaz’, will see a fate worse than Trump, says Mamata at Hooghly

Sahaganj: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday lambasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, branding him as the "biggest rioter", who will meet a fate "even worse" than that of former US President Donald Trump.Banerjee, speaking at a rally at Sahaganj in Hoog
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India's slow COVID-19 vaccination rate puts gains at peril; private sector involvement must to expan

Much has changed since the first case of  COVID-19 was confirmed in India. The country has had one of the strictest
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Indian tigers losing their rich genetic variation, habitat loss and inbreeding to blame: Study

While Indian tigers have the highest genetic variation compared to other subspecies of the feline across the world, their populations continue to be fragmented by loss of habitat, leading to inbreeding and potential loss of this diversity, says a new study that may inform conservation strategies.
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RBI concerned over impact of cryptocurrencies on India's financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is concerned over the impact cryptocurrencies may have on the financial stability in the economy and has conveyed the same to the government, Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Wednesday."We have certain major concerns about cryptoc
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Phase II of COVID-19 vaccination begins on 1 March; senior citizens, people above 45 with comorbidit

Everyone above the age of 60 and those over 45 with comorbidities will be able to get COVID-19 vaccines from 1 March for free at government facilities and for a price at many private hospitals, the Centre announced on Wednesday.Announcing the next phase of India's vaccination drive, Union
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