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Delhi-NCR schools to remain closed as air continues to be 'severe'

A western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation over Afghanistan and neighbouring areas is likely to affect the northern hills.

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Supreme Court to pronounce Sabarimala verdict today

Upholding the review pleas would be seen as substantiating the controversial ban, and the rallies calling to protect it spearheaded by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since last year.

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Delhi Pollution likely to enter Emergency Zone today

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data shows that at 6.40am, the average air quality index (AQI) of Delhi reached 457.

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UP Police arrest 77 people since Ayodhya Verdict

Action has been taken against 8,275 posts including 4,563 posts on Sunday.

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Why women should have rights of citizenship

The Marquis de Condorcet (1743-94) was a mathematician, prominent intellectual, and politician during the French Revolution. He, like so many other revolutionaries, became a victim of Jacobin repression, being guillotined in March 1794. He was among the pioneers who advocated equal rights for women, including the one to vote. Following are excerpts from his major work, On the Admission of Women to the Rights of Citizenship:

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Ayodhya Verdict: Disputed land goes to Hindus for Ram Mandir construction

The Sunni Waqf Board will be given 5 acres of alternate land, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled in the unanimous verdict

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Delhi's pollution levels enter severe plus

The AQI, at 11 a.m., was recorded at 483 which is just short of the severe plus category which commences at an AQI threshold of 500

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Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde appointed next Chief Justice of India

Justice Bobde is also part of the five-judge Constitutional Bench that is hearing the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute.

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Vice President pays tribute to Forces on Police Commemoration Day

The Police Commemoration Day is observed on October 21 every year to commemorate the valour of the police forces all over India.

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar nominated for Gandhi Mandela Award 2019

In 1997, Sri Sri also founded the International Association for Human Values (IAHV) to coordinate sustainable development projects, nurture human values and coordinate conflict resolution in association with The Art of Living.

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Ban on e-cigarettes is arbitrary, hypocritical

The arguments offered by the government cut no ice

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The scientific analysis of Socialism

The following excerpt is from Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis (1922), a classical critique of arguably the most influential political philosophy. In the book, Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) has exposed Socialism, Marxism, etc., as philosophically untenable and morally indefensible

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