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Caution and care thrown to wind as Poonthura residents protest

People take to streets alleging lack of amenities and false reporting of cases Poonthura witnessed tense scenes on Friday morning following a protest by local people without following social distancing norms. Health workers also bore the brunt of the protest. Their vehicles were blocked and they had to face angry outbursts from the protesters. The […]

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IAF, CISF win trophies for Republic Day parade

The Indian Air Force has been adjudged the best marching contingent among the three Services, while the Central Industrial Security Force was the best among the Central Armed Police Forces and other auxiliary forces category in this year’s Republic Day parade. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh presented the trophies for the best marching contingents on Monday. […]

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West Indies vs Ireland | Thrilling win for Windies

Victory gave the West Indies a 2-0 lead in the three-game series after winning the opener at the same ground on Tuesday by five wickets Sheldon Cottrell blasted a six off the penultimate ball to give the West Indies a thrilling one-wicket victory over Ireland in the second One-Day International at Kensington Oval on Thursday. […]

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Infection-causing viruses thrive in cold temperatures

Hospitals see rise in no. of patients suffering from respiratory issues during winter As temperatures drop in the city, hospitals are witnessing a rise in the number of patients suffering from various respiratory issues. Doctors say that viruses that cause respiratory problems thrive in cold temperatures. The cold climate turns favourable for the viruses to […]

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With impressive win, Aaditya at the centre of alliance talks

Mumbai: Nine years after his political launch, Aaditya Thackeray, grandson of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, stood for elections — and won — from Mumbai’s Worli constituency. He is the first member of the Thackeray family to have contested an election. Now, the 29-year-old is at the centre of intense discussions between poll allies, the […]

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Impressive win for SFI in union polls

The Kozhikode district committee of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has claimed it was able to register an impressive performance in the students’ union elections in colleges affiliated to Calicut University which were held on Thursday. The SFI reportedly won 36 of the 50 colleges where elections were held on a political basis. Malabar […]

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Heavyweights fare well in NE

AIUDF chief Ajmal retains Dhubri; Agatha wins Tura again Almost all heavyweight candidates, including the wards of prominent leaders, have fared well in the Northeast. In Arunachal Pradesh, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju retained the Arunachal West seat by securing thrice the number of votes he had garnered in 2014. His nearest […]