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IIT-Mandi developing technology to convert heat into electricity

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi researchers in Himachal Pradesh are developing thermoelectric materials that can efficiently convert heat into electricity.

Retirement age for paramilitary personnel fixed at 60

In a bonanza for all central paramilitary forces, the Union Home Ministry on Monday issued an order fixing a uniform retirement age of 60 years for all ranks.

PM Modi calls up US President Trump, raises Pak's anti-India rhetoric

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke with US President Donald Trump on phone and conveyed that "extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace", in an obvious reference to the Pakistani leadership spewing anti-India venom over the Kashmir issue.

Row after Bengal school serves salt-rice in mid-day meal

A controversy broke out on Monday over the mid-day meal menu after students at a government school in West Bengal's Hoogly district were served rice and salt instead of cooked food.

How these J&K officers are fighting fake news on Kashmir

With a full-fledged information war breaking out following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that gave Jammu and Kashmir special status, several officers of the state have put themselves on the front line of fighting fake news propaganda, mostly emanating from Pakistan.

Don't give 'political colour' to order on Delhi temple demolition, says SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said that its orders on the Guru Ravidas temple in Tughlaqabad forest area cannot be given a "political colour".

NSA Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Monday briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah about the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir which is under a security clampdown since the abrogation of Article 370 earlier this month.

Manmohan Singh becomes Rajya Sabha member from Rajasthan

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan on Monday.

Delhi CM calls emergency meeting after Yamuna water level crosses 'warning mark'

As the water level of the Yamuna crossed the "warning mark" in the national capital, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday called an emergency meeting of officials concerned to assess the preparations.

Opposition slams ED summons to Thackeray, Unmesh Joshi

The Maharashtra Opposition on Monday slammed the Enforcement Directorate (ED)'s move summoning Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray and ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi's son Unmesh in an IL&FS related case.

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