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Jaishankar to meet Pakistani counterpart

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 09:06

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar will meet his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry here on Tuesday morning in the first formal talks between the two nations after the January 2 attack on Pathankot air base in Punjab.

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Sushma Swaraj hospitalised after chest pain

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:10

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was taken to All India Institute Medical Sciences late Monday over complaints of chest pain.

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Modi condoles death of Sonal Mansingh's mother

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 00:04

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed sadness on the death of social worker Poornimaben Pakvasa, the mother of renowned Odissi classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, on Monday.

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Kazmi alleges people barged into house, abused wife

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:56

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi, accused in the 2012 Israeli embassy car blast case, on Monday alleged that some people barged into his house, abused his wife, called her anti-national and asked her to leave the country.

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Over 78 percent vote in Bengal polls fourth phase

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:54

Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Amid sweltering heat, sporadic violence and allegations of electoral malpractice, over 78 percent of the 1.08 crore voters on Monday exercised their right to franchise across 49 constituencies bordering Kolkata in the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections.

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Army apprehends two Pakistanis in Rajouri

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:54

Jammu, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Army Monday said it has apprehended two residents of Pakistani Kashmir residents who had crossed into India over the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

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Jayalalithaa's assets down by Rs.3 crore from 2015

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:34

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa owns movable and immovable property worth over Rs.113.73 crore, as per the affidavit filed along with her nomination for the May 16 assembly elections, a decline of Rs.3.4 crore compared to the value of her assets declared while contesting the bypoll last year.

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Mysuru's titular prince to wed Rajasthani princess

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 23:28

Mysuru, April 25 (IANS) Wodeyar dynasty's adopted prince Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja will soon tie the knot with his fiancee Trishika Kumari Singh, daughter of the Dungarpur royal family of Harshavardhan Singh and Maheshri Kumari of Rajasthan.

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Cambodia interested in training its officials at CBI centre

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:56

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A high-level delegation from Cambodia on Monday expressed interest in training investigating officers from the Southeast Asian country at the CBI training centre to develop capacity.

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Jayalalithaa's assets down by Rs.3 crore from 2015

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:40

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa owns movable and immovable property worth over Rs.113.73 crore, as per the affidavit filed along with her nomination for the May 16 assembly elections, a decline of Rs.3.4 crore compared to the value of her assets declared while contesting the bypoll last year.

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Toddler bears brunt of poll violence in Bengal

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 22:34

Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) A three-and-half-year-old girl was beaten up alongside other members of her family allegedly by masked men to deter them from voting in the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly polls on Monday.

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