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UNSC condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 03:14

United Nations, Oct 19 (IANS) The Security Council on Wednesday condemned "the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks" carried out by the Taliban in various provinces of Afghanistan.

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BJP on 'Beta Bachao Abhiyaan', taunts Congress

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:56

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Reacting to BJP attacking the Congress with Bofors case, the party on Wednesday said the "BJP is on a Beta Bachao Abhiyaan", referring to its President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah, whose company's turnover saw a spurt allegedly from Rs 50,000 to Rs 80 crore in a year.

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Army chief reviews security scenario in Valley

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:26

Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Army chief General Bipin Rawat arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday to review the security situation in the Kashmir valley, an official said.

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BJP's Dhumal to contest but suspense on CM candidate prevails

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:32

New Delhi/Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) Former two-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal will contest from a new seat Sujanpur while state BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti will re-contest from Una, according to the BJP's list of candidates for the November 9 assembly elections released on Wednesday.

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Congress declares first list for Himachal, Virbhadra Singh to contest from Arki

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:20

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadhra Singh will contest the November 9 Assembly polls in the state from Arki while state Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will contest from Nadaun, according to the first list of 59 Congress candidates declared on Wednesday.

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Women's collective voices demand for reservation bill

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:18

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In the run-up to parliament's winter session next month, an alliance of more than 1,600 women's organisations on Wednesday again demanded that the Lok Sabha, where the ruling BJP has a majority, pass the Women's Reservation Bill.

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Fresh attempt to auction mafia don Dawood properties

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 21:02

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Centre has issued advertisements inviting bids for six properties belonging to absconder mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar in south Mumbai and Aurangabad, to be auctioned publicly on e-auction on November 14.

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Explain Modi's chartered air travels as CM: Congress

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:52

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Countering the BJP's attack on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and terming it a 'witch hunt', the Congress on Wednesday demanded to know who paid for over 100 trips Prime Minister Narendra Modi made by chartered plane across India and abroad when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister between 2003 and 2007.

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