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Afghan President launches construction of new highway

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:32

Kabul, Dec 10 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday inaugurated the construction of Qaisar-Laman highway, which will connect the country's western region to the northern provinces.

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Will fight tooth and nail against FRDI Bill: CPI-M

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:30

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Terming the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill as a "blatant attack on crores of common depositors who put their lifelong earnings in banks", the CPI-M on Sunday said that it would fight against the proposed legislation tooth and nail in Parliament.

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Actress Zaira alleges mid-air molestation, case filed

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:58

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) "Dangal" actress Zaira Wasim, 17, has alleged she was molested mid-air by a middle-aged man, drawing strong reactions by women rights activists and politicians. The airline apologized and Mumbai Police registered an FIR.

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Congress doing vote bank politics in Gujarat: Amit Shah

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:48

Gandhinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of indulging in "politics of caste and appeasement", BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the Congress decision to support Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani is a pre-planned move to take elections towards this purpose.

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Communist alliance gears up for landslide victory in Nepal

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:42

Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) The alliance of Communist parties of Nepal formed by the CPN-UML-Marxist-Leninist and CPN Center-Maoist emerged victorious after 60 per cent of the vote had been counted on Sunday in Thursday's bi-phase general elections.

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Man kills mother, brother over land dispute in Bihar

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:32

Patna, Dec 10 (IANS) A man killed his mother and brother and seriously injured another brother owing to a dispute over ancestral land in Bihar's Arwal district on Sunday, police said.

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Modi lying through his teeth, says Rahul

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:28

Deodar (Gujarat), Dec 10 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asserting that his words had ceased to carry weight since he was lying through his teeth on the promises made to Gujarat and the country.

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Air India starts Bhubaneswar to Bangkok flight

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:26

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) The maiden direct flight of Air India from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok was flagged off by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik from the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here from Sunday.

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Modi lying through the teeth, says Rahul

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:40

Deodar (Gujarat), Dec 10 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asserting that his words had ceased to carry weight since he was lying through the teeth on the promises made to Gujarat and the country.

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Why is Modi obsessed with Congress, wonders Rahul

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:42

Gandhinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that he could not understand Prime Minister Narendra Modis obsession with the Congress, despite his claims to have wiped the party out of India.

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Don't let schools charge arbitrary fees, UP parents say

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 17:44

Ghaziabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Citing Delhi and Gujarat, the Ghaziabad Parents Association (GPA) on Sunday hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government for allowing private schools to raise fees at will.

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66.75% turnout in Gujarat poll's first phase

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 17:20

Gandhinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) The first phase of Gujarat assembly elections on Saturday saw a 66.75 per cent turnout, according to final figures released by the Election Commission on Sunday.

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