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Siddaganga mutt seer backs separate religious tag for Lingayats
The pontiff of the largest and the most influential Lingayat mutt in Karnataka, Sri Sri Sri Sivakumara Swamiji, has backed the community's fight for a separate religious tag. Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Sunday claimed that the 110-year-old [...]
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Senior Dera Sacha Sauda functionary held, search on for Honeypreet continues
Chandigarh, Sep 10: Haryana police have arrested Govind, a member of the state body of the Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa, for allegedly inciting violence on August 25 in Panchkula after sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in rape case. [...]
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How to link SIM with Aadhaar
Linking Aadhaar with your SIM card has become mandatory. If it is not done by February 2018, then your SIM card will be deactivated. There can be two scenarios here. You are linking it for the first time. You [...]
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World suicide prevention day 2017: How to protect your loved ones
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day 2017. Mental illness is common, it is still an uncomfortable topic in most avenues of society. It is time for faith leaders to stand in the gap and speak up for people living with mental [...]
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Murder of 8 year old at Gurgaon: Conductor was fired by another school for sexual predator behaviour
The 42-year-old bus conductor accused of murdering an 8-year-old student of the Ryan International School had been sacked a few months back for his sexually predatory behaviour. Ashok Kumar was a driver with a private school in Ghamroj, his [...]
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Gauri Lankesh murder: Cops reach out to IB for naxal link
The Karnataka police has reached out to the Telangana Intelligence Bureau in a bid to crack the Gauri Lankesh murder case. With the police investigating a possible naxal link to the murder, it has decided to seek inputs from the Telangana [...]
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Terrorists may smuggle toxic gases into planes, trains, warns IB
A high alert has been sounded following an Intelligence Bureau alert that suggests attacks on aircrafts. The alert states that terror groups will try to release toxic gases on airlines following which a high alert was issued. The alert [...]
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Gauri Lankesh murder:  Chidambaram backs Rahul Gandhi's remark
Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said people speaking against right wing extremist ideology are under threat. Commenting on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi' s remark on the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, Chidambaram said, "Point is people [...]
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Silchar MP Sushmita Dev new Mahila Congress chief
New Delhi, September 9: The Congress on Saturday replaced Shobha Oza with Silchar Lok Sabha MP Sushmita Dev as the new president of Mahila Congress. Both Dev and Oza are Congress spokespersons currently. Oza was appointed the Mahila Congress [...]
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Who is Jayanthi Natarajan?
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday conducted raids on former Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan in Chennai. The 63-year-old was environment minister from July 2011 to December 2013 in the UPA-2 government. Here's what you should know about her: [...]
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4 labourers die due to asphyxiation in Bihar
Siwan, September 9: While cleaning a septic tank on Saturday four labourers died due to asphyxiation in Bihar's Siwan district. Four labourers went inside a choked septic tank at a residence of an individual in Vivekanand Nagar under Mahadev [...]
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1 policeman killed, 2 injured as militants attack police post in Anantnag
A group of heavily armed militants attacked a police party in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district in which one policeman was killed and two others seriously injured. The incident took place 500 yards from venue of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's meeting [...]
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Heavy rains kill 4 in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sept 8: An intense spell of rain triggered by a thunderstorm has killed four people in the city. A huge tree uprooted and fell on a car killing three people including a woman. Traffic was thrown out of [...]
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Bihar Congress MLAs urge Rahul Gandhi to break alliance with RJD
Bihar MLAs, who met Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi suggested that the party should have no truck with the RJD "at the moment" and work to strengthen it at the grassroots level. Gandhi had on Wednesday and Thursday met over [...]
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No violation by 132 pilots, 434 cabin crew: Air India tells DGCA
Defending its crew, Air India has told the regulator that there has been no violation even as a pilots' grouping has threatened to go on protest if any action is taken. The DGCA has found 132 pilots and 434 [...]
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Karnataka govt sends report to Centre on Gauri Lankesh murder
New Delhi, Sep 8: The Union Home Ministry has received a report from the Karnataka government on the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh by unidentified persons in Bangalore, an official said. The state chief secretary in his factual report [...]
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Durga Puja 2017: Muhurat, significance and dates
Durga Puja is the sacred is a five day festival of the Bengali Hindu community held in honour of Goddess Durga. Durga Puja festival marks the battle of goddess Durga with the powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, and her emerging victorious. Thus, [...]
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J&K: clashes break out in Ananthnag, two policemen injured
Two policemen were injured after clashes broke out between security forces and protesters in Anantnag's district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. According to media reports, the incident happened when hundreds of protesters were marching towards Lal Chowk raising slogans against [...]
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20 kg tobacco seized at Lucknow Metro stations
Lucknow, September 8: Security officials deployed at the Lucknow Metro stations have weeded out over 20 kg tobacco products in the first two days of its launch. The security personnel are on a task to sniff out tobacco from commuters. Over [...]
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BJP high on 'saffron agenda': Polarisation grips Karnataka assembly election 2018
If recently concluded and yet to commence activities of the BJP are anything to go by in Karnataka, the party seems to have gone beyond the caste calculations ahead of the 2018 assembly elections. The party is now focused on driving [...]
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Address train derailments immediately: Piyush Goyal tells officials
Following three train derailments, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday directed the railway board to undertake immediate measures to address train derailments and eliminate all the unmanned level crossings. He also directed the board officials to expedite procurement of [...]
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Gauri Lankesh murder: Police seek public help to trace killers
The Bengaluru police on Thursday urged the public to share any information that they might have in connection to the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh. Noting that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) had been constituted under Inspector General of [...]
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Gorkha outfit claims responsibility for triggering blasts in hills
Darjeeling, September 7, 2017: The Gorkhaland Liberation Army (GLA) resurfaced after a long lul claiming responsibility for the series of recent blasts in the Hills, they have warned all political outfits and leaders against compromising on the Gorkhaland issue. [...]
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Efficient tracking like Aadhaar can curb black money: Raghuram Rajan
Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said demonetisation that has come at a huge cost can have a chilling impact on Indian economy. Raghuram said an unprepared note ban can see a dramatic slowdown and [...]
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Gujarat govt announces cash award to find out Blue Whale curators
Gujarat government on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 100,000 for giving information about the curator of the Blue Whale game in the state. After banning the challenge, which incites people to commit suicide, the state home department on [...]
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1993 Mumbai blasts case: Know the public prosecutor
Advocate Deepak Salvi alias DN Salvi is the public prosecutor in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He got enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa in 1986. In his initial days as a junior [...]
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Peace Rallies rule Hill politics
Darjeeling, September 8, 2017: Peace rallies ruled Hill politics on Wednesday with the TMC taking out a rally in the foothills and rebel GJM leader Binay Tamang leading one in the Hills. Both the rallies were aimed at restoring peace and [...]
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Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as 26th Defense Minister, says 'Armed forces my first priority'
Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday took charge as the 26th Defense Minister of India following rituals at the South block office in presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Sitharaman thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving such a critical portfolio. [...]
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