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Will respond to Election Commission notice, say AAP MLAs

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 15:30

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A day after the Election Commission issued show-cause notices to 27 AAP MLAs on a petition seeking their disqualification for allegedly holding office of profit, they said that regular procedure was followed for their appointment.

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Don't do politics over the armed forces, says Rijiju

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 14:32

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday urged the political parties not to indulge in politics over the suicide of a former soldier and especially issues involving the armed forces.

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India will go the extra mile for disaster risk reduction: Modi

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 14:26

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Calling upon the world community to work unitedly towards disaster risk reduction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is ready to work with other countries to build disaster-resilient infrastructure.

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Naveen Patnaik rejects alliance with Congress

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 14:20

Bhubaneswar, Nov 3 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said there was no scope for any alliance with the Congress.

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IIT Kharagpur students win gold at Turkey meet

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 14:00

Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) A two-student team of IIT Kharagpur has won gold medal at the Green Brain of the Year competition recently organised by the Middle East Technical University of Turkey, the institute said on Thursday.

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Avoid war, end crisis with Pakistan, says Mulayam

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:44

Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) The central government will have to find a middle path, avoiding war, to end the crisis with the neighbouring nation, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said here on Thursday.

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Akhilesh Yadav's Mercedes 'chariot' develops snag

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:42

Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) The modern, hi-fi, modified Mercedes bus being used as the 'Rath' (chariot) by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his 'Samajwadi Vikas Yatra' developed a snag soon after he began his road trip on Thursday, forcing him to settle for a bulletproof SUV instead.

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Congress leader Mangat Ram Sharma dead

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:42

Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) Mangat Ram Sharma, a senior Congress leader and a former Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, died here on Thursday.

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Kejriwal gives Rs 1 crore to ex-soldier's family

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:36

Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance to the family of a retired soldier who killed himself demanding the OROP's implementation.

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Grewal cremated as Rahul, Kejriwal join mourners

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 13:18

Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 3 (IANS) Former soldier Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide demanding OROP's implementation, was cremated in his village here on Thursday in the presence of hundreds of people including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

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