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Now, rail passengers to pay six-time penalty for carrying excess luggage
New Delhi, Jun 5: Just like air travel, now beware of carrying excess luggage while travelling in trains as well. As a result of numerous complaints regarding excess baggage being towed into train compartments, the Indian Railways has decided to strictly [...]
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Farmers’ stir: Supply of vegetables stays between normal and low
The ongoing farmers' stir in Madhya Pradesh saw a mixed response with some traders claiming the supply of vegetables at the agriculture markets had weakened while others termed it normal. A senior police official said the situation in the state today [...]
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J&K sex scandal: Five held guilty plea for leniency
Five persons, including a former DIG of the BSF, who have been found guilty by a special CBI court here in the 2006 J&K sex scandal, today sought leniency on various grounds even as the public prosecutor strongly opposed it and [...]
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Will a united Opposition be able to stop Modi-Shah juggernaut in 2019 Lok Sabha polls?
New Delhi, June 5: The political space of the country is fast changing, thanks to an emboldened Opposition which is all set to take on the mighty Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the big 2019 General Elections. Post the Karnataka Assembly [...]
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Plea in Madras HC to rescue elephant from mahout’s wife
A public interest litigation has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to authorities to hand over an Andaman-based elephant to the principal chief conservator of forests and chief wildlife warden here. The Bench, comprising Chief Justice Indira [...]
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Monsoon updates: SW monsoon advances to Karnataka, TN; Rains expected in Bengaluru
Southwest monsoon has advanced into Karnataka, some parts of Tamil Nadu and other parts of coastal India, as pert India Meteorological Department (IMD)'s latest weather bulletin. With this, low to moderate rainfall can be expected in Bengaluru and other parts of [...]
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Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of giving scripted interviews
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for purportedly giving a pre-scripted interviews. "The first Indian Prime Minister who takes 'spontaneous' questions that the translator has pre-scripted answers to," tweeted Gandhi. "Good [...]
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Keys to Jagannath temple’s treasury go missing: Under fire Odisha CM orders probe
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday ordered a judicial probe into the missing of the key of the Ratna Bhandara of the Jagannath temple in Puri. "Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered a judicial inquiry into the circumstances leading [...]
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Jharkhand: Woman allegedly dies of starvation after being denied ration for 3 days
A 58-year-old woman died, allegedly of starvation, at Mangargarhi village in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Savitri Devi, who, her family alleged, died due to the negligence of the authorities in providing them with a ration [...]
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Malabar Exercise to be held off Guam coast in US from June 7 to June 16
New Delhi: Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kamorta will be participating in the 22nd edition of Malabar Exercise off Guam, the US from June 7 to June 16, 2018. These Naval Ships are scheduled to reach Guam on [...]
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Ragging horror in Kolkata: FIR against four for stripping, parading naked student
The Kolkata Police on Monday registered an FIR against three students and a temporary non-teaching staff of the 153-year-old St Paul's Cathedral Mission College for stripping a second-year student in the college on May 17 after he asked the accused to [...]
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Congress claims 60 lakh fake voters included in MP electoral rolls, EC orders probe
The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh of electoral misconduct by including the names of 60 lakh "fake voters" in the voters' list and requested the Election Commission (EC) to remove all such entries from the electoral [...]
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Indian economy like a car with 3 tyres punctured: Chidambaram
Indian economy has become like a car whose three tyres are punctured, former finance minister P Chidambaram said on Sunday in Thane as he attacked the Narendra Modi government on rising petroleum prices and other issues. "Private investment, private [...]
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Nitish Kumar face of NDA in Bihar, says JD(U) leader after core committee meeting
The JD(U) core committee met here on Sunday ahead of a meeting of the National Democratic Alliance scheduled later this week, after which a senior party leader said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the face of the NDA in Bihar. {image-nitish-kumar-01-1509519339.jpg [...]
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3 things BJP must do to repeat 2014 feat
The notion that combined unity of regional parties can take on the mighty BJP is gaining momentum and the poor show by the saffron party in the recent by-elections has only strengthened it. In the recent past, the BJP has won [...]
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Weather forecast for June 4: Mumbai rains to intensify soon
Here is the weather forecast for Bengaluru, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai for June 4. Bengaluru: Bengaluru, the garden city has been witnessing on and off showers. According to a private weather forecast, Skymet weather, During the next 24 [...]
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Army jawan who died in Kolkata hospital was not suffering from Nipah virus, says medical report
Pune's National Institute of Virology test reports on Sunday cited that the soldier did not die of Nipah virus. The army had sent samples of a 27-year-old soldier's body fluids to ascertain whether he died of Nipah virus infection on Friday. [...]
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BJP worker found hanging in Bengal's Purulia committed suicide: Autopsy
The man, whose body was found hanging from a power transmission tower here on Saturday, had committed suicide, the police said today on the basis of the post-mortem report, even as normal life was partially hit in the district following a [...]
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Train delays to affect promotions, Piyush Goyal tells officials
In what should come as a relief to railway passengers frustrated by delays in services, trains are now likely to run on time as any deviation from the schedule will cost railway officials their promotions. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal [...]
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NDA will win under Modi's leadership; 'none' has accepted Rahul as leader: Paswan
Hailing the "strong leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said the NDA will win the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with a "thumping majority" as he termed the opposition unity in the recent bypolls as "short-lived". [...]
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No vacancy for prime minister's post in 2019: Naqvi
There is no vacancy for the prime minister's post in 2019, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Sunday, and expressed hope that BJP-led coalition will retain power in the next Lok Sabha polls. The "anti-Modi front" has over [...]
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Mayawati hands over bungalow to UP govt, maintains that it's Kanshi Ram's memorial
BSP Chief Mayawati on Saturday handed over the charge of the bungalow at 13A, Mall Avenue, Lucknow, to the Uttar Pradesh government, days after Supreme Court directed former chief ministers to vacate their government accomodation. Mayawati has now shifted to her [...]
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Nipah virus: Holy communion won't be placed on tongue, says Kozhikode church
Kozhikode, June 2: In view of the Nipah virus outbreak claiming 16 lives in Kerala, the Syro-Malabar church in Kozhikode has decided to stop serving the holy Communion to the faithful on their tongue. The Thamarassery diocese in a [...]
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Shimla water crisis: Schools to remain closed from June 4-8
The schools in Shimla, which is reeling under severe water crisis, would remain closed from June 4 to June 8 and would instead remain open on during annual monsoon break which is scheduled for July, said an order by the Himachal [...]
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Rain lashes Mumbai, local train services hit; Two people electrocuted
Pre-monsoon showers hit the Mumbai on Saturday evening disrupting flights and local train traffic in the metropolitan city. Rain and thundershower, along with gusty winds, lashed parts of Thane, Kalyan, Dombivli, Ambernath, Navi Mumbai, Vasai and Virar from Saturday evening onward, [...]
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Spree of grenade attacks in Kashmir; 4 CRPF personnel injured
Three CRPF personnel and a civilian were injured after terrorists lobbed grenade in Jammu and Kashmir's Fateh Kadal on Saturday, said reports. The incident took place at Chinkral Mohalla when terrorists hurled a grenade at the CRPF personnel. In [...]
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Missing peace negotiator: SC seeks response from Centre, Assam, Meghalaya
The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre as well as Assam and Meghalaya governments on a plea of son of a missing mediator who was working to bring truce between the Government of India and separatist outfit United Liberation [...]
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Are Congress and AAP forming an alliance in Delhi to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls?
New Delhi, June 2: In the last few weeks, especially after the Karnataka Assembly elections and the recent by-polls in 11 states, the opposition parties seem to be determined to contest the big 2019 Lok Sabha elections together against the incumbent Bharatiya [...]
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