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Jarange-Patil asks followers to write emails to pm over 'Sage-Soyare'

Mumbai, Feb. 29 -- Maratha reservation activist Manoj Jarange-Patil on Wednesday urged his followers to start an email campaign for the implementation of 'Sage-Soyare' (close relations) notification. ... Read More


68-yr-old cyclist dies after taxi runs him over in Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai, Feb. 29 -- Avtar Singh Saini, a former director at leading tech company Intel's South Asia division who was best known for his leadership role in the design and development of the Pentium... Read More


Santhan, convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination, dies

India, Feb. 29 -- Santhan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case who was later freed by the Supreme Court, died in Chennai on Wednesday following a cardiac arrest, a government official sai... Read More


Iyer, Kishan excluded from BCCI contract list

India, Feb. 29 -- Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan were not considered for annual contracts for the 2023-24 season, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Wednesday when they announced ... Read More


Biden, Trump win primary in Michigan

India, Feb. 29 -- US President Joe Biden won the Michigan Democratic primary, AP reported, as he faced protest votes over his handling of Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza. On the Republican side, fo... Read More


Wildfires briefly shut down nuclear facility

India, Feb. 29 -- A fast-moving wildfire burning through the Texas Panhandle grew into the second-largest blaze in state history Wednesday, forcing evacuations, triggering power outages, and briefly s... Read More


Mittal gets honorary British knighthood

India, Feb. 29 -- Bharti Enterprises founder and chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal on Wednesday became the first Indian citizen to be conferred an honorary Knighthood by Britain's King Charles III "for ser... Read More


CBI summons Akhilesh in 2019 case

New Delhi, Feb. 29 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued summons to Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav, asking him to appear before it on Thursday as a "witness" in connection... Read More


vikramaditya quits, appears to backtrack later

SHIMLA, Feb. 29 -- Himachal Pradesh public works minister Vikramaditya Singh announced his resignation from the cabinet on Wednesday morning but later said he would not like to "press it further", as ... Read More


budget passed after speaker suspends 15 BJP legislators

Shimla, Feb. 29 -- The Himachal Pradesh assembly was on Wednesday adjourned sine die after the passage of the budget for 2024-25 in the absence of BJP members, as 15 of them were suspended for alleged... Read More