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Modi conveys Diwali greetings to INSV Tarini crew

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:02

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed Diwali greetings to the crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, currently on a mission to circumnavigate the globe.

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RSS leader murder: Two Punjab Police personnel suspended

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:48

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Two head constables of the Punjab Police have been placed under suspension in connection with the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana on October 17, police said on Thursday.

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Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit in Odisha

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:38

Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Odisha on Thursday dampened Diwali celebrations and the festive spirit, forcing the people to stay indoors, officials said.

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Adityanath celebrates Diwali in Dalit colony

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:12

Gorakhpur, Oct 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday celebrated Diwali at the Tikonia Vantangiya Dalit colony here in his former parliamentary constituency Gorakhpur, officials said.

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Lord Ram will punish BJP: Lalu

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:50

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said Lord Ram will punish the BJP as it has been doing politics in his name.

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GJM leader alleges police vandalized house

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:24

Darjeeling, Oct 19 (IANS) Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has alleged that West Bengal Police ransacked his residence around midnight on Wednesday.

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Bridge collapse in Himachal injures five

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:00

Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) At least five people were injured when a crucial concrete bridge linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab collapsed on Thursday, an official said.

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Bangladesh allows entry to 10,000 stranded Rohingyas

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:46

Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities on Thursday allowed into the country around 10,000 Rohingyas stranded in an area between Bangladesh and Myanmar for days, owing to a lack of space in camps.

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MNS corporator claims he was 'lured' to join Shiv Sena

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:26

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Adding a new twist to the defection of six municipal corporators, a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) corporator, Sanjay R. Turde, on Thursday claimed he was also "lured" to join the Shiv Sena last week.

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India condemns terror attack in Afghanistan

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:16

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India on Thursday strongly condemned the terror attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province that claimed at least 43 lives and expressed solidarity with the violence-hit nation.

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Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers at LoC

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:24

Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday celebrated Diwali with soldiers deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

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