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Kerala tops the list, Niti Aayog releases school education quality index

Among the smaller states category, Manipur emerged as the best performer. West Bengal refused to participate in the evaluation process and has not been included in the rankings.

CWG excludes shooting, Rathore declines to comment

The IOA has been talking about a boycott of the event following the scrapping of shooting from the Birmingham CWG. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has already clarified that a call on boycotting the event will be taken by his Ministry.

Peru: Congress Dissolved, President Calls for Fresh Elections

Soon after, a group of opposition Congress members launched a presidential impeachment process to remove Vizcarra from office on the grounds of his "permanent moral incapacity"

Unofficial NRC: UP to identify Bangladeshis, other foreigners

"Previous governments have not acted against them due to vote bank politics," said a senior official.

Rahul Gandhi Meets Kerala CM to Discuss Night Traffic Ban on NH-766

The night traffic ban was introduced following a directive from the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner in 2009 to provide wild animals with a reprieve from vehicular movement. The ban is from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. It was challenged in the High Court of Karnataka, but the decision was upheld. The matter is now being heard in the Supreme Court.

Trump impeachment: Pompeo in trouble, participated in Ukraine call says official

Some Senate Republicans have voiced concern over the allegations outlined in a whistleblower complaint made public last week, but none has voiced support for impeachment.

Brexit: Concrete proposals, UK to reveal updated plan shortly

The UK is due to leave the EU on October 31, and Johnson has said this will happen whether or not there is a new deal with Brussels, the BBC reported.

Kerala’s UL Cyber park eyes 50,000 IT jobs by 2025

The Uralungal group's parent company is the Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society (ULCCS) Ltd, formed in 1925, which was started by the labourers as a cooperative society catering to the needs of the lower strata in northern Kerala.

Saradha case: Former Kolkata police chief granted anticipatory bail by Calcutta HC

Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen as also his close associate Debjani Mukherjee is behind bars now.

Senate has no choice but Trump impeachment, Mitch McConnell

Another President, Richard Nixon, resigned as Congress was set to impeach him after the Watergate scandal.

All thanks to this ‘smart shirt’; Now you can monitor lung disease

We wanted to see whether a smart shirt could provide an accurate and more practical alternative for measuring lung function," said Denise Mannee, a technical physician from Radboud University

False election affidavit: Set back for Fadnavis, SC orders probe

A complaint was filed by Satish Ukey against Fadanvis in the magistrate's court seeking his prosecution for not disclosing all the details of pending criminal cases.

AI-based method may help improve Crohn’s disease treatment

The research team evaluated genetic variants in the 111 people, including 64 with Crohn's disease, and used AI techniques to pinpoint genes whose functions changed more in Crohn's patients than in healthy people, and vice versa.

Maharashtra polls: BJP names 125 candidates, Devendra Fadnavis fielded from Nagpur

The 288-member Maharashtra Assembly will go to the polls on October 21, while the results will be declared on October 24

No time for Kashmir; SC not to entertain pleas against revocation of Art 370

These petitions have also challenged the bifurcation of the state into Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

Yuvraj Singh fires another salvo, says India doesn’t need No.4 batsman

Yuvraj Singh once again took a dig at the Indian team's middle-order ordeal, saying they are very strong and don't need reinforcements.

Is Your Phone to Blame for Depression or Anxiety, Now you have an answer

"There's an issue where people are entirely too reliant on the device, in terms of feeling anxious if they don't have it accessible, and they're using it to the detriment of their day-to-day life."

Revealed: Here is who helped Tom Hanks to Get Started in the Industry!

He said the friends are still close to each other. "They were the kind of actor I wanted to be. And the kind of human being I hope to become."

A Dam of Consequences; New Project in MP to Submerge 2,371 hectares Forest

Social activist Amulya Nidhi said the project would affect forests in 23 villages and people living in as many as eight villages across the three districts. Theses villages had big tribal population.

August fiscal deficit at 78.7% Of 2019-20 target

"However, the pace of net tax revenue growth slowed considerably to 10.5 per cent at end-August 2019 from 15.8 per cent at the end of July 2019, which appears to have partly been led by the settlement of IGST balances."

Imran Khan to attend China-Pakistan biz forum in Beijing

This will be Khan's third visit to China after coming to power in August 2018, The News International reported on Tuesday.

Chinmayanand used to tear woman’s clothes when she resisted, says government Counsel

The district government counsel Anuj Singh has said that according to the law student's statement, the former minister used to tear her clothes whenever she refused to remove them on her own, which is why they slapped IPC Section 354D (follows a woman and contacts, or attempts to contact such woman to foster personal interaction repeatedly despite a clear indication of disinterest by such woman) on Chinmayanand.

Turkey will continue to shed light on the death of Khashoggi, says President

He said Turkey has used all its means to transparently inform the international community about the investigation on Khashoggi murder, Xinhua reported.

Court rejects Chinmayanand’s bail petition; sends him back to jail from hospital

Two days after his arrest on September 20, Chinmayanand was shifted to the hospital after he complained of high blood pressure and chest pain. Later, he complained of urinary problems.

NBA to begin youth basketball development programmes

"We are excited to partner with the American India Foundation to support the health, wellness and education of underserved youth in Mumbai," said Pacers Chairman, CEO and Governor Herb Simon.

Farhan Akhtar hits boxing ring in first look of ‘Toofan’

A few months ago, the actor had also shared a video of himself in which he was seen boxing. "Slow. Speed. Slow. Power. Slow. Speed. Burn baby burn. ‘Toofan' in the making," he had captioned the video.