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Congress will 'compel' Centre to implement old pension scheme in entire country: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot
"Under the chairmanship of finance secretary, the Centre has formed a committee to find out a way forward for what can be done after combining OPS and NPS. They formed the committee after we mounted pressure," he said. The chief minister was addressing a 'Kisan Mahasammelan' in Maulasar of Nagaur district on the sidelines of inflation relief camp review.

Seven new Karnataka ministers fighting serious criminal cases, says ADR report
According to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Karnataka Election Watch (KEW), out of the 32 ministers analyzed in Karnataka's newly expanded Cabinet, seven are battling serious criminal charges. Additionally, 97% of the ministers are crorepatis (with assets worth more than Rs 1 crore), whereas the average assets per MLA amount to Rs 119.6 crore. The youngest minister is Priyank Kharge, at 44 years old, while the oldest are CM Siddaramaiah and KH Muniyappa, at 75.

New Parliament Building: When PM Modi offered what he did at Ram Lalla.. Sashtang Pranam
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed 'sashtang pranam' in front of the 'Sengol' during the inauguration ceremony of the new Parliament building. In 2020, Modi had bowed down in front of the Ram Lalla idol in the Ram Temple premises. In 2014 too, as he stepped into the Parliament for the first time after storming the BJP into power, PM Modi bent down with his forehead touching the stairs, to register his high respect for the "temple of democracy."

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah gives ministers target of winning 20 seats in Lok Sabha elections
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who has formed a full-fledged government, has fixed targets for all his Cabinet colleagues, saying they should all strive to win at least 20 of the total 28 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. The Chief Minister on Saturday filled all 34 seats in his Cabinet by inducting 24 new ministers.

Democracy not just about buildings but functions with voice of people: Mallikarjun Kharge
After his party boycotted the inauguration of the new Parliament building, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday said democracy is not just about buildings but functions with the voice of people. He also attacked the government over the "forcible" removal and "manhandling" of wrestlers protesting at the Jantar Mantar when they were trying to march towards Parliament.

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New Parliament Building Reflects Aspirations Of New India: PM Modi
Addressing a function to inaugurate the new Parliament building, Modi said as India surges ahead, the new Parliament building will also contribute to the world's progress.
CM Kejriwal Meets `Brave Man` Satyendar Jain In Hospital
Satyendar Jain was admitted to the hospital on Thursday last after he collapsed in prison due to dizziness
Congress Will `Compel` Centre To Implement Old Pension Scheme In Entire Country: Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister said that India is among the top six-seven largest economies of the world because of the plans and schemes made in 70 years and not because of the Narendra Modi government.
`New Parliament Building Constructed By Burying Constitution`: AAP
AAP Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj stated that BJP would not be able to explain to the coming generations why the President was not invited to the inauguration of Parliament event.
`Pakistan Will Also Be Turned Into A Hindu Nation`: Dhirendra Shastri In Surat
Bageshwar Dham trust chief Acharya Dhirendra Shastri is making headlines once again for his statement on Hindutva and Pakistan. Dhirendra Shastri, while speaking during a public meeting (Divya Darbaar) in Gujarat's Surat, said th
`Our Champions...`: Mamata Banerjee Extends Support To Sakshi Mallik, Vinesh Phogat
This is the second time in a month that Mamata Banerjee had shown solidarity towards the protesting wrestlers.
Police Act Against Wrestlers Grossly Wrong, Says Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal retweeted a video shared by Malik that showed wrestlers being dragged by police to a detention van after a lengthy scuffle. "Such treatment to the sportsperson who brought laurels to the country is grossly wrong an
Rajasthan: Hydrophobia Patient Allegedly Kills Woman, Eats Her Flesh
Jaipur Flesh Eating Incident: Even in the hospital, he created a ruckus, after which he was tied up by the nursing staff on a bed.
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Meet Arjun Menda, IIT alumnus with net worth Rs 37,000 crore, India's 3rd richest real estate tycoon
Lesser-known billionaire Arjun Menda today commands massive wealth, he rose from humble beginnings to build his multi-crore empire.

'I'm still in a state of shock': Gori Nagori explains what went wrong at sister's wedding, says 'they pulled my hair'
Rajasthan's popular artiste Gori Nagori faced physical assault at her younger's sister's wedding, but what lead to such an ugly scenario? Gori explained.

IPL 2023 final, GT vs CSK: Rs 15 lakh in pocket, now target is Rs 12 lakh, will this star batter succeed?
The Orange Cap, which is bestowed upon the player with the highest number of runs scored, comes with a generous cash prize of INR 15 lakh each.

New Jalpaiguri-Guwahati Vande Bharat Express to be launched on May 29: Check timings, stops, route details
New Jalpaiguri-Guwahati Vande Bharat Express is the first such train in Northeast India. It will be operational six days a week.

'Shame on the government': Politicians, sportspersons condemn police action and detention of protesting wrestlers
Top wrestlers, including the likes of Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia, were detained for violation of law and order after they breached the security cordon while trying to move towards the new Parliament building for a planned women's 'Mahapanchayat'.

CSK vs GT, IPL 2023 Final: Rain delays toss, Know different scenarios for result
The toss was scheduled to take place, but the rain began to drizzle just half an hour before the start time.

Watch: Powerful storm knocks down massive mobile tower in Rajasthan's Nagaur
A mobile tower in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan was knocked down to the ground by a powerful storm.

Should you drink water before meals, is it good or bad?
Drinking water before a meal is a common practice and it can have both benefits and considerations. Here's an explanation of the potential effects:

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Gold down ?350; silver tumbles ?660
The yellow metal had closed at ?60,520 per 10 gram in the previous trade. Silver also tumbled ?660 to ?72,880 per kilogram.

Blackstone acquires International Gemological Institute for $570 million enterprise value
With IGI’s extensive network of gemology labs, strong presence in India, and expertise in certifying diamonds, Blackstone intends to leverage its operational capabilities and global reputation to help IGI expand its global footprint and enhance its market position

Bullion Cues: Supports being tested
Silver appears weaker than gold

Malabar Gold & Diamonds gets TRQ licence to import gold at concessional duty
TRQ will help the Malabar group to import gold through the IIBX at one per cent lesser import duty

Are Gold ETFs losing their glitter?
According to AMFI data, net inflows into gold ETFs fell by 74 per cent, year-on-year, to ?653 crore in FY23 against ?2,541 crore of inflows in FY22

Investor interest in Gold ETFs surges as uncertainty looms; inflows of ?124 crore in April
With rising gold prices and lingering risks in developed economies, investors turned to Gold ETFs, boosting assets under management and folio numbers.

Will gold be the top-performing asset class in FY24?
There are several factors that suggest the yellow metal can provide positive returns over the longer term.

Gold declines ?265; silver advances ?120
In the overseas market, gold was trading lower at $2,033 per ounce and silver was up at $25.88 per ounce.

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Reuben brothers 2nd-richest in UK, Hindujas 3rd
Mumbai-born brothers David and Simon Reuben held on to their rank as the second-richest in the UK with an estimated net worth of £21.465 billion in the annual Sunday Times Rich List, topped by Russian-origin UK-US dual national Sir Leonard Blavatnik with an estimated fortune of £23 billion.

Joe Biden names Indian-American Rohit Chopra to helm consumer finance body
US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian-American Rohit Chopra as the head of a federal agency tasked with protecting the interests of consumers financials.

Hindu-American community donates over 1.3 lakh kg food to needy during Diwali
The food drive, a collective effort of cultural and religious communities, yoga institutions, and numerous other organisations rooted in the Dharmic value, has been recognised by many states, cities and local governments, a community release issued said.

Eminent Indian-American physician Ajay Lodha passes away due to COVID-19 complications
Lodha, former president of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), battled COVID for the last eight months at Cleveland Clinic and breathed his last on November 21. He was 58.

Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen as Rhodes Scholars from US
American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust Elliot Gerson announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the US on Sunday. The four Indian-American students include Swathi R Srinivasan, Vijayasundaram Ramasamy, Garima P Desai and Savarni Sanka.

Jill Biden's policy director, Mala Adiga, has roots in Udupi
She belongs to the family of K Suryanarayana Adiga, founder of the erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada districts private sector Karnataka Bank Limited, and Aravind Adiga, who won theMan Booker prize in 2008.

Joe Biden appoints Indian-American Mala Adiga as policy director of incoming First Lady
Adiga was a senior adviser to Jill and senior policy adviser for Biden's 2020 campaign. She previously worked for the Biden Foundation as director for higher education and military families.

Indian-American uses Bollywood music to spread message of Biden and Harris during US polls
Slogans like- "America Ka Neta Kaisa Ho Joe Biden Jaisa Ho", "Trump Hatao America Bachao", "Biden-Harris ko Jitao, America ko aage badao" and "Jaago America Jaago- Biden Harris ko Vote do"- were also released in 14 Indian languages.

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Incomplete SWD works leave citizens with a flood of worries
With just 45% of stormwater drain works completed in the city ahead of monsoon, residents in flood prone areas fear a repeat of the 2022 deluge

Delhi High Court steps in for patients of rare diseases, sets up panel to implement Centre’s policy
The National Rare Diseases Committee will look into the cases of patients enrolled with the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, and the manner in which their treatment can begin

Call for socialist-communist unity to check attack on secularism, federal principles by BJP
Pinarayi Vijayan criticises religious rituals held as part of opening of new Parliament building

Assam has had the best two years of harmony and progress: Himanta Biswa Sarma
‘From the core Assamese language-based society, we are now transforming ourselves to a multilingual State with Assamese as a lingua franca,’ says the Assam CM on his formula for harmony

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"Sengol Bent The Very 1st Day": MK Stalin On Action Against Wrestlers
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin reacted sharply to the police's detention of protesting wrestlers in Delhi and targeted the Centre over the issue, saying the 'Sengol' installed in the new...
"IT Cell Spreading...": Bajrang Punia Shares Morphed Pic Of Wrestlers
Wrestler Bajrang Punia has slammed "IT cell people" after a morphed photo of Sangeeta Phogat and Vinesh Phogat, showing them smiling while being detained by the police, appeared on Twitter.
Turkish Polls Close In Historic Presidential Runoff
Turkish polling stations closed Sunday in a historic runoff election that could extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's two decades of dominant but divisive Islamic style of rule until 2028.
Aryna Sabalenka, Stefanos Tsitsipas Reach French Open Second Round
Aryna Sabalenka won a politically-charged French Open duel against Marta Kostyuk on Sunday as jeers rained down on the defeated Ukrainian who refused to shake hands with her Belarusian opponent
Megalodon Tooth Necklace Found In Titanic Wreckage, AI To Help Find Owner
The luxury passenger liner sank after colliding with an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York in April 1912, leaving more than 1,500 dead.
PSG's Sergio Rico In 'Serious' Condition After Horse Riding Accident
Paris Saint-Germain back-up goalkeeper Sergio Rico is in "serious" condition after a horse-riding accident, the French club confirmed Sunday
HD Deve Gowda On Being Seated In New Parliament At 91
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, who on Sunday attended the inauguration of the new Parliament building in New Delhi, said it is his good fortune that he witnessed a great moment in India's...
5-Year-Old Boy In US Swallowed 40 Pieces Of Gum. Here's What Happened Next
A 5-year-old boy in the United States underwent an emergency medical procedure after swallowing a large quantity of chewing gum, resulting in an obstructed gastrointestinal tract.
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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'

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