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Apple removes Quran app in China after request from officials

India | Oct 15, 2021, 07:54 PM IST

Quran Majeed is available across the world on the App Store, and has nearly 150,000 reviews. However, Apple removed the app at the request of Chinese officials, allegedly for hosting illegal religious texts, the company said.

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IPL 2021: MS Dhoni knows how to bring an environment together, says Shane Watson

Cricket | Oct 15, 2021, 07:18 PM IST

He also said that Dhoni knowns how to bring the best out of his players in the team. 

Kids act as spreaders of Covid, emerging variants: Study

Kids act as spreaders of Covid, emerging variants: Study

World | Oct 15, 2021, 04:47 PM IST

As Covid-19 variants continue to emerge, infected children are potential "reservoirs" for the evolution of new variants as well as potential spreaders of current variants.

SKM condemns gruesome murder at Singhu border,

SKM condemns gruesome murder at Singhu border, disassociates from Nihangs

India | Oct 15, 2021, 04:01 PM IST

SKM, an umbrella body of over 40 Indian farmers' unions against Centre's three farm laws, has identified the deceased as Lakhbir Singh from Cheema Kala village of Punjab.


COVID-19: Philippines lifts quarantine for fully vaccinated international travelers

World | Oct 15, 2021, 03:39 PM IST

Upon arrival, the traveler will no longer need to stay in a quarantine facility, but the passenger is urged to self-monitor for any symptoms until the 14th day, officials said.  

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Kichcha Sudeep fans throng theatres, grand box-office opening for 'Kotigobba 3'

Celebrities | Oct 15, 2021, 03:24 PM IST

Fans across Karnataka thronged theatres early in the morning to watch Kichcha Sudeep's 'Kotigobba 3' scheduled for the festival release on October 14. 

Top Maoist leader RK, who carried a bounty Rs 97 lakh, dies

Top Maoist leader RK, who carried a bounty Rs 97 lakh, dies

India | Oct 15, 2021, 02:49 PM IST

According to sources, the 58-year-old leader, popularly known as R.K., succumbed to chronic illness in south Bastar on Wednesday.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence will not dent BJP in UP assembly

Lakhimpur Kheri violence will not dent BJP: Swatantra Dev Singh

India | Oct 15, 2021, 01:26 PM IST

Singh said various 'pro-farmer' policies framed by the Modi government and the Yogi Adityanath government have benefitted the farming community in the state and brought it close to the ruling party.

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Sir Viv Richards rebuffs Gayle for critical remarks on fast-bowling legend Ambrose

Cricket | Oct 15, 2021, 01:23 PM IST

West Indies cricketing legend Sir Vivian Richards has rebuffed big-hitter Chris Gayle for saying that he "has no respect" for Curtly Ambrose.

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BJP Kisan Morcha's national executive meeting on October 30 in Delhi

India | Oct 15, 2021, 12:34 PM IST

Farmers in western UP and Punjab have been protesting since last 1-year against 3 new farm laws passed by the Centre.

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Ace cueist Pankaj Advani leads elite field in World snooker qualifiers

Other Sports | Oct 15, 2021, 12:25 PM IST

The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) selection tournament will comprise three events for men, women and boys under-21.


WBBL thrown into turmoil after 3-day flash lockdown imposed in Tasmania

Cricket | Oct 15, 2021, 12:10 PM IST

The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) inaugural week is facing uncertainty after Hobart was put under a three-day lockdown on Friday due to surging Covid-19 cases in Tasmania.

Apna Dal wants Dalit or OBC for deputy speaker's post in UP

Apna Dal wants Dalit or OBC for deputy speaker's post in UP

India | Oct 15, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

Apna Dal national working president and MLC Ashish Patel said that at present there is nobody belonging to OBC and Dalit communities on the post of speaker of the UP Legislative Assembly and chairman of Legislative Council.

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Goa schools reopening for Classes 9-12 from October 18

Education | Oct 15, 2021, 11:08 AM IST

Schools in Goa have been allowed to resume offline classes for 9 to 12 standard students from October 18.

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Yogi govt to increase number of Sainik schools

Education | Oct 15, 2021, 10:55 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to double the number of Sainik schools in the state.

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: 'Rail roko' protest by farmers on October 18

India | Oct 15, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

Lakhimpur Kheri: SKM will hold up rail traffic for six hours on October 18, to protest against lack of action against Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni.  

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Uber Cup: India lose to Japan in quarterfinals

Other Sports | Oct 15, 2021, 12:02 AM IST

In the first match of the quarter-final tie, Malvika Bansod lost her match to world number five Akane Yamaguchi 12-21, 17-21.

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes signals return to playing cricket

Cricket | Oct 14, 2021, 11:53 PM IST

After posting a picture of him gripping a bat on Instagram on Monday for the first time in six months, Stokes posted three encouraging videos on Thursday where he was seen practicing his shots

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Monsoon withdrawal not yet complete, says IMD

India | Oct 14, 2021, 11:52 PM IST

The commencement of withdrawal of the southwest monsoon had started on October 6, against the normal date of September 17.

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Two held for kidnapping, murdering 9-year-old boy in Delhi

India | Oct 14, 2021, 09:46 PM IST

The arrested persons have been identified as Umesh Kumar and Naveen Mehto, both labourers working at a construction site.  

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