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Modi remembers Sardar Patel on death anniversary

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:28

New Delhi, Dec 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary and said the nation was indebted to him.

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Modi hopes for fruitful winter session

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:36

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed hope that the winter session of Parliament that starts here on Friday will be productive.

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Maharashtra Police seize arms cache near Nashik

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:20

Nashik, Dec 15 (IANS) Police here arrested three men and seized a large cache of arms from a vehicle near a toll plaza on the Agra-Mumbai highway early on Friday, an officer said.

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Snowfall disrupts Kedarnath reconstruction work

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 10:28

Dehradun, Dec 15 (IANS) Reconstruction work at the Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakhand has been suspended due to inclement weather and sub-zero temperature, an official said on Friday.

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Meghalaya legislators bid goodbye as house meets for last session

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 23:26

Shillong, Dec 14 (IANS) The last session of the present Meghalaya Assembly was adjourned sine die on Thursday after members from both sides of the 60-member house exchanged parting shots ahead of the upcoming assembly elections scheduled in February.

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SC order on interim relief on mandatory linking of Aadhaar on Friday

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 23:10

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Friday pronounce its order on the plea for interim relief on a batch of petitions seeking stay of various Central and state government notifications mandating the linking of Aadhaar with various schemes including taking exam by the students, availing scholarship, cremation and treatment of HIV positive patients.

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Centre to spend Rs 1,054 cr on modernising paramilitary forces

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 22:40

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry is set to spend Rs 1,054 crore in the next two years on the procurement of modern weapons, vehicles and other equipment for central paramilitary forces, an official said on Thursday.

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Exit polls done under BJP pressure, totally wrong: Congresss

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 22:18

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Rubbishing the exit polls which predicted a clean sweep for the BJP in both the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, the Congress on Thursday said they were done under pressure from the BJP and were "absolutely wrong".

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DoE arm may grow into centre of academic reforms

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 22:18

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday chaired a meeting of the Assessment Unit of the Examination Branch of the Directorate of Education and said the wing may take the shape of a centre of academic reforms for the country.

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Home Ministry to set up panel for assessing 'Ockhi' damage

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 22:18

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry is constituting an inter ministerial central committee for the spot assessment of damage and admissibility of claims of the states hit by Cyclone Ockhi, an official said on Thursday.

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