Netherlands reach first Women’s World Cup final, will face US

The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women’s World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time on Wednesday night Sweden’s Stina Blackstenius is tackled by Netherlands’ Merel Van Dongen during the semifinal soccer match between the nations. (AP Photo) When Jackie Groenen received the ball, even […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Four militants killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian

Based on intelligence inputs about the presence of militants, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Shopian. Shared News| Updated: June 23, 2019 11:15:25 am A gunbattle ensued between the forces and militants in Shopian district of South Kashmir in the early hours of Sunday. (Representational Image) Four militants have been killed […]

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Rajnath Singh’s first call: Choice for top civil, defence posts

The top-most bureaucrat in the ministry, Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra, is on an extension of three months till August. Whoever Rajnath chooses next would have a fixed tenure of two years. Shared News| Updated: June 2, 2019 10:52:50 am Rajnath Singh takes charge of Defence on Saturday. (Photo: PTI) One of the first tasks before […]

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Loudest cheers for Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister No. 56

It was the second time Sarangi trended on social media, just days after images of him packing a simple bag in his modest thatched house before leaving for Delhi surfaced on Twitter.   Shared News| Updated: May 31, 2019 10:27:41 am Pratap Chandra Sarangi became a MP from Odisha’s Balasore. His was the 56th name […]

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Complete list of PM Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers with portfolios

Union Council of Ministers with portfolios: PM Modi clearly signalled his political weight in the government by placing Amit Shah as second most senior in the ministerial pecking order just after Rajnath Singh. Shared News| Updated: May 31, 2019 10:52:36 am PM Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers with portfolios — complete list: Modi was sworn […]

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Modi 2.024: Full list of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers

Narendra Modi was sworn in along with a 57-member Council of Ministers that included his trusted lieutenant and BJP president Amit Shah and a surprise entrant, former Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, as Cabinet ministers. Here is the complete list.   Modi was sworn in along with a 57-member Council of Ministers that included his trusted […]

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From 2014 to 2019, a tale of two Narendra Modi speeches: Regional aspirations, sabka vishwas are new keywords

If his speech of May 20, 2014 was high on the hope and promise represented by a Chief Minister who was about to become Prime Minister, PM Modi’s Saturday’s speech underlined the sense of responsibility of the man who has run the country for a full term. Narendra Modi cautioned MPs against both “VIP culture” […]

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Uttar Pradesh results: Margins, vote-share indicate BSP-SP-RLD alliance’s arithmetic fell flat

Gathbandhan has a face-saver — it reduced the BJP’s tally in the state from 71 to 62. Shared News| Updated: May 25, 2019 11:06:44 am Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati in April. (Express File Photo) The SP-BSP-RLD Gathbandhan did not just fail to rein in the Narendra Modi charge in the Lok Sabha […]

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Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed due to landslide

“Given the massive debris, the restoration work will take many hours. We are on the job and are trying our best to restore the highway as soon as possible,” Suresh Sharma, Deputy Superintendent of Police (traffic), national highway Ramban, told news agency PTI Shared News| Published: May 25, 2019 11:44:24 am The landslide occurred near […]

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Two outlawed NLFT insurgents surrender before BSF in Tripura

In a statement issued from BSF Tripura frontier headquarters, the PRO said, “…two NLFT (BM) cadres along with their wives and children reported BSF Border Out Post (BOP) Ganesh under Dhalai District from Mandarichera insurgent camp of Bangladesh and expressed their desire to surrender before BSF Authorities.” Shared | Published: May 24, 2019 1:51:10 pm […]

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