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Dawood struggles for life at hospital, IB keeps a watch
A day after news regarding Dawood Ibrahim's failing health broke out, Intelligence agencies are keeping a close watch on the developments. An IB official confirmed that he is in very bad condition and is admitted at the Aga Khan hospital in [...]
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Man who blew his ISI cover was seeking asylum in India
The man who blew his own cover at the Delhi airport by calling himself an ISI agent is actually a bookie. He wanted asylum in India and hence he staged this drama. Ahmed Mohamamd alias Rafique had landed in Delhi from [...]
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Mann Ki Baat : Narendra Modi to address the nation at 11 am
New Delhi, April 30: In his monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 11 am on Sunday. This will be the 31st episode of the monthly programme, which be broadcast on All Indian [...]
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Delhi: 30 scrap godowns gutted in fire accident
New Delhi, April 30: One person reportedly was killed and a few others were severely sustained burnt injuries as around 30 scrap godowns in Delhi's Malviya Nagar were gutted in major fire on wee hours of Sunday. According to [...]
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7 more govt medical colleges to come up in Odisha
Odisha, April 30: Seven new government medical colleges would be set up in Odisha to tide over shortage of doctors in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said on Saturday. The new medical colleges would be established at Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Puri, [...]
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After invoking Basaveshwar, does Modi need 'Yeddyurappa ka saath' in Karnataka ?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his speech by saying 'Om Sri Guru Basava Lingaay Namaha' amid roaring applause on the occasion of Basava jayanti at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. The master speaker he is, Modi did not miss the opportunity [...]
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'Death of jawans in Kupwara attack being blown out of proportion', says Farooq Abdullah
The president of National Conference Farooq Abdullah on Saturday claimed that the death of soldiers in Kupwara was 'being blown out of proportion'. "It is a conspiracy to flare up hatred against Muslims. There is no hue and cry about Sukma [...]
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Bengaluru: Seven held with demonetised notes of Rs 96.9 lakh
Bengaluru, April 29: Seven persons, including one from Kerala, were arrested here with demonetised notes of the face value of Rs 96.9 lakh, police said on Saturday. "On a tip-off, we searched two cars parked near Barton Centre on MG [...]
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IAS officers to adopt families of martyred jawans
In a unique initiative, Indian Administrative Service officers will adopt families of the martyred soldiers, who lost their lives in an attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. The All India IAS Officers' Association has also requested the state associations to follow [...]
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EC may call all party meeting over EVM issue
The Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi on Saturday said that an all political party meeting will be called soon to discuss about the electronic voting machines are non-tamperable and secured. While speaking to media, Zaidi said,''We are going to hold [...]
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Rajnath Singh briefs Modi on Sukma attack, J&K package
New Delhi, Apr 28: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on steps taken in the aftermath of the naxal attack on security forces in Sukma as well as the status of the Rs 80,000-crore development package [...]
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Calcutta HC extends stay on arrest warrant against Babul Supriyo
Kolkata, April 28: The Calcutta High Court on Friday extended its interim stay order on the execution of the arrest warrant issued against Union Minister Babul Supriyo following a complaint by a Trinamool Congress legislator that he has insulted her. {image-babulsupriyo-06-1462556721.jpg [...]
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BJP sets target of 400 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, April 28: The BJP has set an ambitious "Mission 400" target for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, a top party leader said on Friday.The BJP, which won 282 seats in 2014, has identified 120 Lok Sabha seats won by opposition [...]
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Chhattisgarh: Naxals set ablaze three vehicles in Rajnandgaon
Rajnandgaon, Apr 28: The Naxals set on fire on Friday at least three vehicles and a machine engaged in building a road in the insurgency-hit area of Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, the police said. The incident took place this afternoon between Gatapar [...]
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Modi will not be bullied in choice of President
As the latest news related to the election for the post of President which are set to take place before President Pranab Mukherjee's term comes to an end in July pouring in, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar's name has again [...]
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These soldiers made the supreme sacrifice at Kupwara: Salute them
Three soldiers made the supreme sacrifice at Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir. Captain Ayush Yadav, Junior Commissioned Officer Bhoop Singh Gujjar Dussa and Naik Venkat Ramanna. All three died battling Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists who struck at an army camp in Kupwara on Thursday. [...]
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India in final stages of formulating mfg policy in defence: Jaitley
New Delhi, April 28: India is in the advanced stages of formulating a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and cut import of combat planes, ships and submarines, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Addressing the annual meeting of CII [...]
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A day after Rahul Gandhi holds North East strategy meet, four Congressmen join BJP
Imphal, April 28: In yet another blow to the Congress, four more MLAs joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday. Two Congress MLAs had joined the BJP earlier. The four who joined the BJP on Friday are Y Surchandra, Ngamthang [...]
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Goa govt to crack down on all illegal activities along coastal destination
Panaji, April 28: In the backdrop of allegations that the state government was singling out on a particular community for creating nuisance on Goa beaches, Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has said that all those operating illegally in the coastal destination would [...]
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Nitish Kumar says Bihar following Mahatma Gandhi's path
Patna, Apr 27: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that his government is following the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi by banning liquor and empowering women in the state. "We are trying to work and follow the path shown by [...]
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RBI kept ready Rs 500, Rs 2,000 notes before demonetisation
New Delhi, April 27: The Reserve Bank of India has said that it had a reasonable stock of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 currency notes in place before the announcement of demonetisation was made on November 8, 2016. This [...]
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Rahul Gandhi chairs party panel meeting on northeastern states
New Delhi, April 27: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday chaired a meeting of the party's coordination committee for northeastern states and discussed ways to strenghten the party in the wake of electoral losses. "At the meeting of the [...]
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Funds for my property has no relation with Robert Vadra's finances: Priyanka
New Delhi, April 27: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said that agricultural land bought by her in Haryana's Faridabad district or other property acquired by her had no links to finances of her husband, his Skylight [...]
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NGT reserves judgment on plea to lift ban on old diesel vehicles
New Delhi, April 27: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday reserved judgement on a plea seeking lifting of its ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles as the Central government told it that no only diesel but CNG and petrol also causes environmental [...]
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In the guise of wedding party guests, IT officials raid P Chidambaram's kin
Officials from the Income Tax Department in Karnataka took raids to the next level on Wednesday. Officials conducted raids on properties belonging to former Union minister P Chidambaram's kin but what caught the eye was their arrival. Officials, at least 50 [...]
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Yogi stresses restarting Ayodhya’s traditional <i>Raas Leela</i>
Lucknow, April 27: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered for better public facilities including approach roads, toilets, rest houses, places to sit and drinking water, an official said on Thursday. Adityanath stressed on restarting the traditional and Raas Leela [...]
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Government's NREGA wages raise is lowest ever
The wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme have been raised by 2.7 per cent from this financial year, the lowest hike ever under the scheme. Last year saw the wages increased by slightly higher percentage of 5.7. [...]
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Pakistan apprehends 23 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast
Ahmedabad, Apr 27: The Pakistan maritime security agency has apprehended 23 Indian fishermen and seized their four boats off the Gujarat coast, according to an official of the national fishworkers' forum. The fishermen had sailed from Porbandar a few days ago [...]
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