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SC observation on patriotism in cinema halls wrong: Parrikar
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said the Supreme Court's observation that people need not stand up in the cinema halls to prove their patriotism is "absolutely wrong". He said the observation will not deter people from standing [...]
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Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Congress's first list of 77 candidates out
The Congress party finally releases the first of 77 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat on Sunday. The announcement came hours after the grand old party and Hardik Patel led-Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) said that they [...]
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Indira Gandhi never shied away from reality: Pranab Mukherjee
Describing Indira Gandhi as a great statesman and the best prime minister India ever had, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said she never shied away from reality. He was delivering the Indira Gandhi Memorial speech on her 100th [...]
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Leaders pay glowing tributes to Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary
New Delhi, Nov 19: Rich tributes were paid to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth centenary with former President Pranab Mukherjee leading the remembrances. Senior Congress leaders, including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, party chief Sonia Gandhi [...]
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Kashmir needs to be free from violence, terror, guns and drugs: Army
The Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday said that they have killed 190 terrorists as on date in 2017. Addressing a press conference on Bandipora encounter in which six LeT terrorists were killed, General Officer Commanding [...]
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Padmavati release date postponed after protests; Not to be released on Dec 1
The makers of 'Padmavati' movie, starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor has been deferred following the protests by several Rajput groups and royals in Rajasthan. Viacom18, makers of Padmavati, said that they have voluntarily deferred film's release [...]
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Dates for Congress president's election to be announced on Monday
The dates for electing the president of the Congress party would be decided during the CWC meeting on Monday. Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting has been scheduled to be held at 1030 am on November 20. "Dates for the [...]
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Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: BJP announces second list of 36 candidates
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced the second list of 36 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017. With this, the BJP has so far announced the names of 106 candidates who would contest the upcoming Gujarat elections. {image-shah-16-1510829412.jpg [...]
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Raje writes to Irani, says don't allow <i>Padmavati's</i> release without necessary changes
Jaipur, Nov 18: Urging the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister to ensure that 'Padmavati' is not released without necessary changes to the film, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written a letter to Smriti Irani. Raje also said that the [...]
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Emerald Star tragedy: 'Exhume the body to ascertain identity', says Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Nov 18: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked the Indian Ambassador in the Philippines to initiate steps to exhume the body of a person with a life jacket that has a marking of the Emerald Star, the cargo [...]
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TN Govt not behind I-T raids, Sasikala's family brought bad name to party: Palaniswami
Asserting that the state government had no hand in the raids conducted at Poes Garden, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Saturday said that the wrongdoings of Sasikala family were the reason behind it. The TTV Dinakaran's supporters had dubbed [...]
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\"Siddaramaiah would lick boots for votes,\" says Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde
Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde is once again in the news for his controversial statements. In a video clipping from a BJP yatra in Belagavi, Hegde is seen attacking Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in a crass [...]
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School boy suffers bruises as his jeans get cut off as punishment
In abizarre incident reported from Uttar Pradesh, a Class 11 student suffered cuts on both legs allegedly after school management used scissors to cut off his jeans as punishment for not wearing school dress. the incident was reported from in Kanpur. [...]
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Calcutta HC labels W Bengal Government's dengue death report \"controversial and contradictory\"
The Calcutta High Court caught the West Bengal Government on the wrong foot over the dengue report furnished by the State. The Court labeled the report "controversial and contradictory." Following the production of 4 additional death certificates by a [...]
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Google Doodle: Tribute to Director V Shantaram
In 1917, a young 16-year-old boy named V. Shantaram took up a job at a local tin-shed cinema for a sum of 5 rupees per month. Just four years later, he found himself debuting on the same silver screen as an [...]
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<i>Padmavati</i> snubbed by Censor Board, sent back to filmmakers on technical grounds
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has sent Bollywood movie Padmavati back to filmmakers due to technical reasons. The film would be reviewed again after the filmmakers sort out the issue raised by the censor board, reported news agency ANI. [...]
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First ever Cancer Hospital in Bhutan to be built with the help from Government of India
As India and Bhutan prepare to commemorate 50 years of diplomatic ties in 2018, Bhutan has put forward a request to the Government of India for the construction of Bhutan's first cancer hospital. The matter had been brought up [...]
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Chouhan defamation case: MP Congress leader gets 2-year jail
Bhopal, Nov 17: Madhya Pradesh Congress chief spokesman K K Mishra was on Friday sentenced to two-years jail in connection with a defamation case filed by the state government on behalf of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Minutes after the verdict, the court, [...]
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Is India developing a 12,000 kms range missile – Surya?
In the last four decades, India has made significant progress in the missile development. From the humble beginning in 1983, when the program to develop surface-to-surface missile Prithvi was launched, India now has a wide variety of missiles capable of thwarting [...]
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Try opening porn sites, get welcomed by <i>Bhajans</i>
A team from BHU's Institute Of Medical Sciences have developed an application that will play devotional songs if the user tries to open pornographic sites. The application, developed by a team led by Dr. Vijaynath Mishra, can block about 3,800 identified [...]
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7th Pay Commission: Govt delayed pay hike to save Rs 26,000 crore
Central Government employees who are protesting after a poor show by the 7th Pay Commission will not like to hear this news. The government saved Rs 26,000 crore by delaying the pay hike. CG employees are awaiting good news on pay [...]
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Now running in PoK: 3 exclusive factories to print fake currency
Stung by the NIA raids and demonetisation, the ISI has set up three factories in Pakistan occupied Kashmir to print fake currency. At the factory, Intelligence Bureau officials say are the mirror copies of the Rs 500 and 2,000 notes which [...]
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IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II, III Main Exam 2017 result date: Expected by Nov 30
The IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II, III Main Exam 2017 result is expected soon. The results once declared will be available on the official website. The results will be announced by the end of November. As per the [...]
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TSBIE Intermediate Exam 2018 Time Table
The Telangana TSBIE Intermediate Exam 2018 have been preponed. The new time table is available on the official website. Earlier the exams were scheduled to begin on March 1 but have been preponed now to begin from February 28, [...]
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Deepika Padukone will suffer same fate as <i>Shurpanakha</i>: Karni Sena
The protest by Karni Sena against movie Padmavati went to a new level altogether with the fringe group threatening actress Deepika Padukone, who portrays Rani Padmini in the film, of physical harm. A Karni Sena member on Thursday said, [...]
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Darjeeling Court sentences youth to life imprisonment for murder
A Darjeeling court on Thursday convicted a youth for murder and pronounced a sentence of life imprisonment. 22 year old Amir Biswakarma was convicted by Judge PK Bhattacharjee of the Session Court, Darjeeling in Sessions Case No. 36/15. Biswakarama [...]
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Maharashtra govt insensitive towards farmers: Anna hazare
Ahmednagar (Maha), Nov 16: Strongly condemning the police action against farmers in Ahmednagar and Aurangabad districts of Maharashtra, Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said this reflected the state government's "insensitivity" towards the cultivators. He also said the BJP-led central [...]
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BJP releases candidate list for Karnataka legislative council elections 2017
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Central Election Committee (CEC) on Wednesday finalised the names of six candidates for the Karnataka legislative council election 2017. The CEC meeting was held at party's headquarters in Ashok Road in Delhi. "As far [...]
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