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Jolt to Congress as Manas Bhunia, many other leaders join Trinamool

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 20:12

Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress suffered a big jolt in West Bengal, as its former state chief Manas Bhunia and a host of other frontline party leaders including provincial office-bearers, crossed over to the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.

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Internet search engines block info on sex determination tests

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:58

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that three major search engines -- Microsoft, Google and Yahoo -- have agreed to auto block ads promoting sex determination tests as prohibited under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act.

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Nepal marks first Constitution Day, Madhesis hold protests

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:46

Kathmandu, Sep 19 (IANS) Nepal on Monday celebrated the first anniversary of the promulgation of its new Constitution amid opposition from Madhesi parties who marked it as a "Black Day" and held a protest rally here.

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BJP mostly mum on action against Pakistan

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:42

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after BJP strategist Ram Madhav suggested "for one tooth, a complete jaw" following the killing 18 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP on Monday mostly kept mum over the issue.

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Day after terror attack, Modi calls on Pranab

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:32

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after terrorists killed 18 Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on President Pranab Mukherjee "and held discussions", the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.

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Modi calls on Pranab

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:26

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on President Pranab Mukherjee "and held discussions", the Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.

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Javadekar slams Pakistan over Uri attack

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:18

Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Condemning the attack on an army base in Uri, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said Pakistan had become a hub of terror.

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Sri Lanka condemns Uri terror attack

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:12

Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town in Jammu and Kashmir, offering condolences to the families of the victims.

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France calls for 'decisive action' against terror groups targetting India

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 19:08

Paris/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) France on Monday condemned the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 18 soldiers, and called for "decisive action" against terror groups targetting India, especially the LeT, the Jaish-e-Mohammed, and the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.

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