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43 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:10

Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

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Virbhadra to file papers on Friday, BJP's Dhumal yet to decide

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:34

Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) Congress leader and six-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will file his nomination papers for the November 9 assembly polls on Friday while his arch rival and BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal is yet to decide a date to file papers.

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43 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:44

Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

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Solar Scam: Kerala Assembly special session on Nov 9

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:42

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday headed a cabinet meeting that decided to call a special one-day Assembly session on November 9 to table the Solar Scam probe report.

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Fire strikes Kolkata high rise

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:06

Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) A fire enveloped the 16th floor of a high-rise building here on Thursday, officials said.

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CM claims improvement in law and order in Manipur

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:58

Imphal, Oct 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday claimed a significant improvement in the law and order situation since the BJP came to power in the insurgency-hit state six months ago.

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Modi to visit Kedarnath on Friday

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:38

Dehradun, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath on Friday, for a second time in one season, officials said.

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'It was entirely unexpected that the Chinese would attack' (Exclusive) (Part I of II)

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:18

(Editor's Note: For far too long, Neville Maxwell's narrative on the 1962 war -- which sees India as the aggressor and China as the victim -- has held court. Nearly 50 years after Maxwell's book, Bertil Lintner's "China's India War" argues that China began planning the war as early as 1959 and proposes that it was merely a small move in the larger strategic game that China was playing to become a world player. Following is an exclusive extract from "China's India War")

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Sonia, Rahul greet nation on Diwali

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:28

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Diwali.

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Troopers along Punjab border celebrate Diwali

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:06

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers celebrated Diwali on Thursday along the border out posts of Punjab's international border with Pakistan.

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President, PM greet nation on Diwali

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:34

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday greeted the nation on Diwali.

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