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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:14

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will this year take place through the two traditional routes -- Nathua La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand -- and the registration process for the annual pilgrimage has started, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday.

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Chief Secretary row: AAP MLA Amanatullah surrenders

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:54

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party's Amanatullah Khan, one of the two legislators who had allegedly attacked Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, surrendered at a police station here on Wednesday, police said.

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There's no drug mafia in Goa: Parrikar

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:34

Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS) There is no drug mafia in Goa, but drugs are smuggled into the state for "trade, consumption and transit", Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said during the ongoing Budget Session of the state legislative assembly on Wednesday.

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Class 10 Bihar boards begin amid stringent measures

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:00

Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Millions of students in flip flops entered the examination centres in Bihar to appear for the Class 10 boards on Wednesday as shoes and socks were banned this year to check rampant cheating activities, an official said.

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8 killed in Telangana road accident

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:00

Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Eight persons, including two women, were killed and three others were injured in a collision between two cars in Telangana's Wanaparthy district on Wednesday, police said.

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Second defence industrial corridor to come up in UP: PM

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 13:00

Lucknow, Feb 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that the government would establish a defence industrial production corridor in Uttar Pradesh at an estimated cost of Rs 20,000 crore that would also generate 250,000 jobs.

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Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari, son being questioned in Delhi

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:12

New Delhi, Feb 21 The CBI on Wednesday said Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul were at its headquarters here and were still being questioned in connection with a Rs 3,695 crore loan default case.

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Kamal Haasan embarks formally on his political journey

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:56

Chennai, Feb 21 Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday formally began his political journey by first visiting former President late A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's residence in Rameswaram.

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Chief Secretary row: Delhi Police questions CM's advisor

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:34

New Delhi, Feb 21 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's advisor V.K. Jain was on Wednesday questioned by Delhi Police in connection with an alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by two AAP MLAs.

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UP's 'crime-free' red-carpet welcome for investors

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:14

Lucknow, Feb 21 Even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's government worked overtime to roll out the red carpet for industry captains and investors at the two-day Investors' Meet beginning here Wednesday, the administration is taking special pride in showcasing a state that is not only India's most populous but free of organised crime.

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