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One Nation, One Election meeting concludes in Delhi
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One Nation, One Election meeting concludes in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 25: The second meeting of the committee on 'One Nation One Elections' headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind concluded in the national capital on Wednesday. According to the sources, in the second meeting, the law commission was called and a presentation was made on legal and constitutional aspects regarding "One Nation One Election". During the meeting, all the legal and constitutional possibilities regarding the implementation of One Nation One Election were discussed in detail. Meanwhile, the first meeting at Jodhpur Officer Hostel in Delhi lasted for about 45 minutes and the second meeting lasted for about one and a half hours. In the meeting, apart from former President Ramnath Kovind, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Law ...
Hybrid war will be part of future conventional wars: Rajnath Singh
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Hybrid war will be part of future conventional wars: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the unconventional and asymmetric warfare, including hybrid war, will be part of the future conventional wars. He said that the armed forces should keep all these facets in consideration while planning and formulating strategies. “We must keep learning from the incidents happening around the globe. Expect the unexpected and thereby plan, strategize and prepare accordingly,” Singh said during his address at Army Commanders' Conference in New Delhi. Commenting on the current situation along the Northern borders, he expressed full confidence in the Army for any contingency though the ongoing talks for peaceful resolution will continue at all levels. Referring to the situation along the Western borders, withou...
Delhi-LG approves substantial increase in monthly relief for Kashmiri migrants
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Delhi-LG approves substantial increase in monthly relief for Kashmiri migrants

New Delhi, October 18: The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, VK Saxena, has given his official approval for an enhancement in the Adhoc Monthly Relief (AMR) provided to Kashmiri migrants residing in the national capital. The relief amount has been increased from Rs 10,000 per month to Rs 27,000 per month. This move marks the first substantial increase in the AMR in over 15 years, with the last update dating back to 2007 when the amount was doubled from the initially fixed Rs 5,000 per family, which was set in 1995. The AMR serves as crucial support to Kashmiri migrants and is provided under the Central Government's Security Related Expenditure (Relief and Rehabilitation) Scheme. This program aims to contribute to the relief and rehabilitation eff...
I-T Department conducts searches in Karnataka, Andhra, Telangana; seizes Rs 94-crore cash, jewellery
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I-T Department conducts searches in Karnataka, Andhra, Telangana; seizes Rs 94-crore cash, jewellery

New Delhi, October 16: The Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure action related to some government contractors, real estate developers and their associates last week and about 55 premises were covered in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and New Delhi. According to a CBDT press release, incriminating evidence in the form of loose sheets, hard copies of documents and digital data have been found and seized. It said the search has resulted in a seizure of unaccounted cash of approximately Rs 94 crore and gold and diamond jewellery of over Rs 8 crore, aggregating to more than Rs 102 crore. A cache of about 30 luxury wristwatches of foreign make was unearthed from the premises of a private salaried employee, not engaged in the business of wristwatches, the release said...
Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 strikes Delhi-NCR
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Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 strikes Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, October 15: An earthquake of magnitude 3.1 on the Richter scale struck Delhi-NCR on Sunday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) informed. NCS is the nodal agency of the Union government for monitoring earthquake activity in the country. According to the NCS, the tremors were felt at 4.08 pm. "Earthquake of Magnitude:3.1, Occurred on 15-10-2023, 16:08:16 IST, Lat: 28.41 & Long: 77.41, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 9km E of Faridabad, Haryana," NCS posted from its handle on X. This was the second time in a fortnight that tremors shook the national capital. Earlier, on October 3, strong tremors were felt in the Delhi-NCR region, with locals rushing out of their homes and offices in panic. The NCS stated in a release that tremors were from two earthquakes that struc...
Delhi Half Marathon: Olympic champions ready to ignite Delhi roads on Sunday
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Delhi Half Marathon: Olympic champions ready to ignite Delhi roads on Sunday

New Delhi, October 14: Running on a flat and fast course is a great experience. That is what the Delhi Half Marathon provides runners from around the World in the Indian capital New Delhi. The 18th edition of the annual sporting venture comes up this Sunday, October 15, and features some of the top-ranked athletes from around the globe. Speaking to the media, reigning champion Chala Regasa from Ethiopia explained, "It feels great to be here and I am very excited to run in the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon. I am feeling in good shape" Daniel Ebenyo, the favourite for this year's race, has already proved his mettle with a silver medal in the World Half Marathon championships held at Riga at the beginning of this month and got a silver medal in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in the 10,000...
Security situation in J&K has improved: MHA
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Security situation in J&K has improved: MHA

Srinagar, Dec 07: Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai on Wednesday said the government has a policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and that security situation has improved significantly in Jammu and Kashmir. News agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that Rai, while informing the Rajya Sabha, said there has been substantial decline in terror incidents from 417 in 2018 to 229 in 2021. "14 persons belonging to minorities including 3 Kashmiri Pandits have been killed in J&K since January, 2022 till 30th November, 2022," he said. He also said there were certain media reports of Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti highlighting their security concerns. "Various measures have been taken by the government to protect the lives of minorities w...