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Farmer tries to enter Maha CM’s home, held and released

The farmer - identified as Mahendra Deshmukh - had come from Panvel in Raigad district and armed with some filed papers, tried to force his way onto the high-security road outside 'Matoshri', in suburban Bandra east.

Cyrus Mistry says won’t take up chairmanship of Tata Sons

To recent media reports attributed to Ratan Tata and others questioning the NCLAT judgment ahead of a hearing in the Supreme Court, he contended these "profess an interpretation of corporate democracy as being one of brute majoritarianism with no rights for minority stakeholders".

Senior JD-U leader wants Nitish to oppose CAA-NPR-NRC

The CAA and the NRC were aimed at dividing Hindus and Muslims, and create social instability, he said. "It will also create great hardship to Indians," Varma wrote.

Anderson goes past Botham, Ashwin to take 28th fifer in Tests

Anderson, 37, racked up his 28th five-wicket haul as he dismissed Anrich Nortje, who was caught by Ben Stokes as England polished things off for a very handy lead of 46.

NASA loses contact with satellite to study distant planets

Asteria belongs to a category of satellites called CubeSats, which vary in size but are typically smaller than a suitcase.

Soleimani’s funeral processions take place in Iran

The first procession took place in Ahvaz, the main city in Iran's eight-year battle against the forces of the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein which shaped Soleimani's future as an austere military tactician, the Tehran-based Press TV said in a report.

UP becomes first state to shortlist migrants for citizenship

The exercise will also identify those who are living illegally in the state.

Australia assesses damage as bushfires claim another life

The states of New South Wales (NSW), Victoria and South Australia are facing more than 200 fires fanned by Saturday's strong winds and temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, reports Efe news.

Air pollution linked to poor bone health among Indians

The study analyzed the association between air pollution and bone health in over 3,700 people from 28 villages outside the city of Hyderabad.

US warns of potential cyberattacks from Iran amid tensions

The Department bulletin, which the agency said describes "current developments or general trends regarding threats of terrorism", was issued on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Kohli receives special gift ahead of Guwahati T20I

The fan named Rahul met Kohli at the team hotel and presented him with a portrait, which he made using old and discarded mobile phones and wires. The fan said that it took him three days and as many nights to make the portrait Kohli.

Onion prices increase again in Bangladesh

Traders have blamed a supply squeeze due to sudden winter rains from Thursday night for the hike in onion prices in a day.

26 Delhi-bound trains delayed by 2-5 hrs

According to Northern Railway officials, Hyderabad-Nizamuddin Dakshin Express, and Mumbai-Amritsar Dadar Express were delayed by 5 hours, followed by Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express which was delayed by 4 hours and 45 minutes.