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NDRF to deploy additional teams in rain-hit Tamil Nadu Dec 1, 11:23 pm
Chennai, Dec.1 (ANI): The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that five more teams comprising 300 men will be rushed to conduct relief and rescue operations in rain-hit Tamil Nadu.
Obama defends anti-ISIS, Assad strategy Dec 1, 11:13 pm
Washington, Dec. 1 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama, before departing from the Climate Summit in Paris, spoke about his strategy against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and the diplomatic pressure to push out Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Dravid lauds present state of Indian cricket Dec 1, 11:03 pm
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Praising the current state of Indian cricket, former skipper Rahul Dravid on Tuesday said that wisdom of elders and the energy of young cricketers were vital for the upliftment of the game.
Explosion reported near Istanbul metro station Dec 1, 10:50 pm
London, Dec. 1 (ANI): A loud explosion has reportedly been heard at a major metro station in Istanbul, causing panic among the people.
Dravid calls upon BCCI to pay attention to budding cricketers Dec 1, 10:50 pm
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Former India skipper Rahul Dravid on Tuesday urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to pay attention and care to cricketers from a very young age for the development of the sport in the country.
Germany joins anti-ISIS mission in Syria Dec 1, 10:50 pm
London, Dec. 1 (ANI): Joining the international coalition in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), the German cabinet approved plans to commit up to 1,2000 soldiers.
Helpline numbers issued in Chennai amid flood alert Dec 1, 10:20 pm
Chennai, Dec.1 (ANI): In the wake of the flood alert that has been issued in parts of Tamil Nadu, the Chennai Corporation on Tuesday announced emergency contact numbers for all the regional zones in the city for the people to contact in case of any emergency due to the floods.
Govt. slams 'intolerant' opposition for LS walkout Dec 1, 10:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): Following the walk out staged by the opposition in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, the Government slammed the 'intolerant' move, saying it indicated that the opposition was unable to handle the point-by-point rebuttal made by Home Minister Rajnath Singh during the debate.
Sonowal backs BCCI's decision to play Indo-Pak series Dec 1, 9:37 pm
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday backed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s decision to play bilateral series with Pakistan in Sri Lanka, and said the initiative to promote the relationship between the two countries should be supported.
New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): In the wake of the flood alert that has been issued in parts of Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and assured full support from the government to the state.
Kailash Satyarthi calls for universal access to education for sustainable development Dec 1, 9:14 pm
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): "Education should no longer be a powerful tool in the hands of a few, but the fundamental right for each one of us. When a girl picks up a pencil and starts writing, millions of guns are weakened. When a child writes the first alphabet, the script of writing a better world begins. When one wall of a classroom is built, millions of walls that divide humanity collapse", said Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi delivering the UN Public Lecture on Sustainable Development Begins with Education here on Tuesday.
'Suspicious package' causes multiple evacuations in London Dec 1, 9:13 pm
London, Dec. 1 (ANI): Major buildings close to central London have been evacuated after a 'suspicious package' caused security scare in the city.
No ISIS threat along northeast India borders: BSF IG Dec 1, 8:52 pm
Salbagan (West Tripura), Dec 1: Though according to experts, the next big ISIS (Islamic State) target in the region would be India but according to a top BSF official, there is no threat from the Islamic State terror group along India's borders in the north-eastern states.
Flood alert sounded in Chennai following fresh spell of rain Dec 1, 8:19 pm
Chennai, Dec. 1 (ANI): With the MET predicting heavy rains over the already rain-hit Chennai and northern Tamil Nadu for the next three to four days, the state government has issued a flood alert.
J-K: Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist apprehended in Shopian Dec 1, 7:42 pm
Sringar, Dec. 1 (ANI): A Hizmul Mujahideen terrorist was apprehended on Tuesday in a joint operation by the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Shopian district here.
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Trying to corner the Centre during the intolerance debate in Lok Sabha, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that staging a protest against the government in today's India means attracting sedition charges.
New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): The Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Left on Tuesday staged a walk out from the Lok Sabha following Home Minister Rajnath Singh's rebuttal on intolerance, where he defended the government and asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were the biggest victims of intolerance.
Awareness march to mark World AIDS Day in Tripura Dec 1, 7:42 pm
Agartala, Dec. 1 (ANI): Tripura marked the World AIDS Day on Tuesday with school children, security forces, NGOs, health workers, clubs and people living with HIV/AIDS and rehabilitated drug addicts carrying banners on AIDS awareness walked in a rally from the Umakanta Mini Stadium of Agartala.
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Railway engineers from across the country gathered at the Jantar Mantar area of central Delhi on Tuesday to voice their objections to the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.
Karachi, Dec.1 (ANI): Furious with the washout in the Twenty20 series against England, Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has described his side's run-outs as `schoolboy errors` and stressed that there is a need of serious analysis.
President Mukherjee to address delegates to 'The BRICS Emerging Economies Universities Summit 2015' tomorrow Dec 1, 7:30 pm
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will address the delegates to 'The BRICS Emerging Economies Universities Summit 2015' tomorrow at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Debutant Santner sheds light on countering Aussie sledging Dec 1, 6:34 pm
Wellington, Dec.1 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has revealed how he responded perfectly to the Australian sledgers during the historic day-night Test at the Adelaide Oval.
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Stating that the United States is proud to partner India through the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma, said on Tuesday that India has seen a drop in new HIV infections by over 50 percent between 2000 and 2011, a 38 percent decline in AIDS-related deaths between 2005 and 2013, and increased access to free lifesaving HIV treatment to over 800,000 Indians.
New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday concluded the Constitution debate in the Rajya Sabha and praised Baba Saheb Ambedkar for his 'exemplary' contribution to the nation.
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Targeting former finance minister P. Chidambaram for his statement in reaction to the raids being conducted on two firms in Chennai, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asserted the former was feeling threatened and was trying to politicize the issue.
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