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  • Can Coronavirus be as bad as SARS? Know about the virus that spread between humans

    Can Coronavirus be as bad as SARS? Know about the virus that spread between humans

    India TV News Desk | January 22, 2020 13:06 IST

    According to the WHO, the CoV is a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The discovery of a novel strain of the virus in China has compelled nations to quarantine passengers from the country and issue travel advisories, while prompting the WHO to convene an emergency meet on the matter. 

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    CAA: Changes in Citizenship criteria since 1955 till date

    IANS | January 18, 2020 13:48 IST

    The conferment of a person, as a citizen of India, is governed by Articles 5 to 11 (Part II) of the Constitution of India. The legislation related to this matter is the Citizenship Act 1955, which has been amended by the Citizenship (Amendment) Acts of 1986, 1992, 2003, 2005, 2016 and 2019.

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    EXPLAINED: Death warrant and what it says

    India TV News Desk | January 07, 2020 17:27 IST

    A Delhi court on Tuesday ordered the hanging of all four rape convicts for 7 am on January 22. A death warrant or black warrant is an order issued for the execution of a convict who has been sentenced to die.

  • National Highways speed breaker free india news

    FASTag in place, India moves to make national highways speed-breaker free

    India TV News Desk | January 07, 2020 15:05 IST

    In what can be good news to lakh of commuters across country, the government has launched a special drive to make all the national highways free of speed breakers to ensure hassle-free movement of vehicles, especially at toll plazas.

  • EXPLAINED: The curious case of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, 'Hum

    The curious case of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, 'Hum dekhenge' and the IIT Kanpur link

    Nidhi Taneja | January 02, 2020 19:37 IST

    "Hum dekhenge lazim hai ki hum bhi dekhenge" -- The reason why it all began. During a peaceful march at IIT Kanpur, students sang the poem penned by renowned poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz.

  • Bipin Rawat, India's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

    What is Chief of Defence Staff

    India TV News Desk | December 31, 2019 12:09 IST

    Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has been named as India's first Chief of Defence Staff. He has been named as the CDS just a day before he was to retire from service after completing a full three-year term as the Chief of Army Staff. The recommendation for creating of CDS was mooted 20 years back.

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    Matheran's heritage toy train to resume service from tomorrow. Deets Inside

    PTI | December 26, 2019 20:13 IST

    Matheran's famous heritage toy train will get back on track again, as the Central Railway announced that it will resume shuttle services between Aman Lodge and Matheran stations from Friday onwards, a railway official said on Thursday. The Central Railway had suspended the narrow-gauge train service from August 9, 2019, after the tracks got severely damaged during monsoon.

  • Explained: What is National Population Register?

    Explained: What is National Population Register?

    India TV News Desk | December 24, 2019 16:21 IST

    The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the National Population Register. The National Population Register is set to commence from April next year. The National Population Register (NPR) is a Register of usual residents of the country. It is mandatory for every usual resident of India to register in the NPR.

  • Citizenship Amendment Act: All your questions answered

    Citizenship Amendment Act: All your questions answered

    India TV News Desk | December 19, 2019 19:18 IST

    The Citizenship Amendment Act which created furor across the country was passed in Lok Sabha on December 9 and in Rajya Sabha on December 11. The bill became an act after President Ram Nath Kovind on December 12 gave assent to it, which led widespread agitation across the country. A lot of rumors and fake news about the amended Citizenship act is revolving around the internet. India TV brings to you the basic Q/A about the news Citizenship Act.

  • Who is Lt General MM Navarane, India's next Army Chief? 

    Who is Lt General MM Navarane, India's next Army Chief?

    India TV News Desk | December 17, 2019 11:03 IST

    Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane SM VSM, of the 7th battalion, the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment, is all set to become the 28th Chief of the Indian Army. He is set to take over from General Bipin Rawat, whose tenure ends on December 31. The change in leadership comes at a time when the relations with Pakistan are close to the lowest they have been. 

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    EXPLAINED: The case against rape convict Kuldeep Sengar

    India TV News Desk | December 16, 2019 15:49 IST

    Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been convicted for raping a woman in 2017. Here is a timeline of events in the sensational Unnao rape case.

  • MUST READ: 11 myth-busters on new Citizenship Act

    MUST READ: 11 myth-busters on Citizenship Act

    India TV News Desk | December 13, 2019 22:06 IST

    Massive clamour has erupted over the Citizenship Amendment Act in Assam. A large section believes the act would nullify the provisions of the Assam Accord of 1985. The government has come out with an 11-point series to bust all the "myths" about the Citizenship Amendment Act which has been passed by the Parliament and assented to by President Ram Nath Kovind.

  • Cold Moon last full moon of the decade

    Cold Moon 2019: Tonight is the last full Moon night of the decade - What is a Cold Moon?

    India TV News Desk | December 12, 2019 22:34 IST

    We've heard of Full Moon, Blood Moon and so on. But Cold Moon? Well this might be a new term for some. More on that in this article,

  • panipat controversy, maharaja surajmal, panipat, panipat movie controversy, panipat news, panipat pr

    EXPLAINED: The controversy surrounding 'Panipat'

    India TV News Desk | December 10, 2019 23:59 IST

    ​Panipat -- a film chronicling the story of Third Battle of Panipat -- is facing massive criticism throughout the country. From Rajasthan to Haryana, Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat has been discontinued by the management of nearly half of theatres in wake of protests against the film.

  • Who was Maharaj Surajmal? Here's why Jats are protesting his portrayal in Panipat

    Who was Maharaj Surajmal? Here's why Jats are protesting his portrayal in Panipat

    India TV News Desk | December 09, 2019 17:53 IST

    The Jats in Rajasthan have protested against the film Panipat alleging distortion of history. They have claimed that the movie portrays Maharaja Surajmal in wrong light. "He is shown as a greedy ruler which he never was," they said.

  • Why Vodafone-Idea may shut down soon

    Explained: Why Vodafone-Idea may shut down soon

    India TV News Desk | December 06, 2019 17:27 IST

    ​Vodafone-Idea may shut down soon. It is not a speculation. Vodafone Idea Limited Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla has himself admitted to the plunging fortunes of the company. Birla on Friday said Vodafone Idea Ltd would shut down if the government does not provide relief on the liability it faces in past statutory dues following a Supreme Court order.

  • Indian Railways is offering multiple services on trains and

    Wheelchairs, concessional tickets to Mitra Sewa: Indian Railways services that Divyangjans can avail

    India TV News Desk | December 04, 2019 13:52 IST

    Here's how Indian Railways is making things better for differently-abled persons. Specially designed coaches, concessional tickets and reservation quota are some of the facilities offered. Railway stations made more accessible by wheelchairs, battery-operated vehicles and Yatri Mitra Sewa.

  • Khudiram Bose, British Empire,

    History that matters: 19-year-old Khudiram Bose chose death over bowing to British Empire

    India TV News Desk | December 03, 2019 15:23 IST

    Khudiram Bose was one of the youngest freedom fighters in Indian history. He was found guilty of bombing the carriage of Kingsford, killing wife and daughter of barrister Pringle Kennedy. He actually plotted the assassination of Douglas Kingsford which went wrong.

  • Meet Sub Lieutenant Shivangi, the first naval woman pilot

    Meet Bihar's Shivangi Swaroop, India's first naval woman pilot

    India TV News Desk | December 02, 2019 15:59 IST

    Born in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, Shivangi did her schooling from DAV Public school.

  • Maharashtra Assembly speaker, Congress MLA Nana Patole,

    Who is Nana Patole, the newly elected Maharashtra Assembly Speaker

    Madhu L | December 01, 2019 14:58 IST

    Congress' Patola, one of the prominent leaders in Maharashtra, had joined BJP ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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