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Top news of the day: Head constable killed in Delhi violence; Modi and Trump address massive gathering in Ahmedabad, and more

Flags of India and U.S seen in front of Rajpath, ahead of arrival of U.S President Donald Trump, in New Delhi on February 24, 2020.

Flags of India and U.S seen in front of Rajpath, ahead of arrival of U.S President Donald Trump, in New Delhi on February 24, 2020.   | Photo Credit: Bibek Chettri

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Head constable killed in Delhi violence

A Delhi Police head constable Ratan Lal died in the violence that erupted over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Jaffarabad, Maujpur and Bhajanpura areas in North East Delhi on Monday. A PTI report said that DCP Shahadra Amit Sharma was also injured and sent to hospital. Mr. Lal succumbed to his injuries suffered on account of stone pelting.

Trump in India: U.S. is a trusted partner of India, says Modi | Live updates

With massive decorations and elaborate security arrangements, Ahmedabad is ready to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump, who will be attending ‘Namaste Trump’, a mega event at the Motera cricket stadium.

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Sunni Waqf Board to accept alternative land near Ayodhya offered by UP government

The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board on Monday decided to accept the five acres of land allotted to it for the construction of a mosque near Ayodhya. The Board, at a meeting, decided to constitute a Trust to maintain the land.

Congress to give a complete miss of official banquet for Trump

Former Prime Minister and Congress leader Manmohan Singh, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and the party’s Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will not attend the official banquet hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind in honour of United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

Shaheen Bagh interlocutors file report in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court-appointed interlocutors on Monday handed over a report of their four-day endeavour to coax Shaheen Bagh protesters to shift their agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to an alternative site, conveniently out of the way of traffic and public movement.

NIA conducts searches in multiple places in Tamil Nadu

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) are conducting searches at various places across Tamil Nadu, including Chennai.

New Zealand beats India by 10 wickets in series-opening test

Indian batsmen’s inadequacies in adverse conditions were laid bare as they crashed to an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat against a ruthless New Zealand side that wrapped up the opening Test in just over three days here on Monday.

Also read: My scores don’t reflect the way I am batting, says Kohli

Kangana Ranaut’s 'Thalaivi' look revealed on Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary

On the occasion of Jayalalithaa's 72nd birth Anniversary, Rangoli Chandel, the manager and sister of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, shared a picture of the actor from her upcoming trilingual, Thalaivi.

Indian CEOs need to build inclusive tech capabilities: Satya Nadella

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella on Monday urged Indian business leaders to build technology capabilities that are inclusive in nature.

Trump will see a different India than Obama, says Mukesh Ambani

U.S. President Donald Trump will see a different India than President Carter or President Clinton said Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person and chairman of Reliance Industries (RIL) in a fireside chat with Microsoft’s Satya Nadella at the Future Decoded CEO Summit in Mumbai on Monday.

Rajinikanth’s Thalaivar 168 now titled ‘Annaatthe’

The title of Rajinikanth’s next film has been revealed to Annaatthe. Directed by Siva, the film is expected to a family-action drama on the lines of Rajinikanth’s earlier hits like Padayappa and Arunachalam. The superstar’s last film was Darbar with AR Murugadoss which didn’t quite set the box office on fire.

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