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Teen confesses to killing mother, sister in Greater Noida

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 18:26

Greater Noida, Dec 9 (IANS) Police on Saturday claimed to have solved the sensational double murder of a woman and her 11-year-old daughter after tracing her 15-year-old son who they said has confessed to killing them with a pair of scissors and a pizza cutter because he was scolded and beaten up at home over a minor issue.

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10 held for running fake call centre in Delhi

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 18:06

Gurugram, Dec 9 (IANS) The Gurugram police's cyber cell have arrested 10 people for running fake call centre in Delhi and duping people in the name of providing jobs, police said on Saturday.

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Why did Modiji 'sell out' Gujarat's education system: Rahul

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 18:02

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Stating that 80 per cent engineers in Gujarat are unemployed, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why the state's education system has been "sold out".

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Over 70% voting in Gujarat first phase, many still to vote

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:46

Gandhinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Over 70 per cent voting was registered in Gujarat at close of polling at 5 p.m. in the first phase, though there were still long queues lined up to vote at most polling stations, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Gujarat, B.B. Swain said on Saturday.

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Clear the air on EVM controversy, Omar urges EC

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:30

Srinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that though he has been a votary for the fairness of the EVMs, the Election Commission must clarify the controversy raised over the functioning of these machines.

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Rajasthan 'Love Jihad' case: Accused sent to 3-day remand

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:30

Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) Shambhulal Raigar, accused of hacking a 48-year-old Muslim labourer, Mohammed Afrazul from West Bengal, and burning his body at Rajsamand in Rajasthan, was sent to remand in police custody for three days.

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Tripura government school teachers call off road, railway blockade

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:22

Agartala, Dec 9 (IANS) The two-day old railway and road blockade called by a section of 10,323 Tripura government school teachers, who are set to lose their jobs on December 31 following a Supreme Court verdict, was withdrawn on Saturday.

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Teen confesses to killing mother, sister in Greater Noida

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:02

Greater Noida, Dec 9 (IANS) Police on Saturday claimed to have solved the sensational double murder of a woman and her 11-year-old daughter after tracing her 15-year-old son who they said has confessed to killing them with a pair of scissors and a pizza cutter because he was scolded and beaten up at home over a minor issue.

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PMK urges TN Governor to call for report on graft charges

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:00

Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Saturday submitted a petition to Governor Banwarilal Purohit requesting he call for a report from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on corruption charges levelled against the AIADMK government.

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After Diwali in Ayodhya, UP will celebrate Holi in Barsana: CM

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:52

Lucknow, Dec 9 (IANS) After the grand Diwali celebrations in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department will now celebrate Holi in Barsana, the birth place of Lord Krishna's consort Radha, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced on Saturday.

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14 injured in J&K road accident

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:42

Jammu, Dec 9 (IANS) Fourteen people were injured in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Saturday, officials said.

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