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Odisha touches record high revenue generation

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:12

Bhubaneswar, May 17, The total revenue generation in Odisha reached a record high by the end of the fiscal year 2017-18, said an official on Wednesday.

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No stay on Yeddyurappa swearing-in after midnight battle in Supreme Court

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 05:26

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Amid jockeying for power in Karnataka, and the Supreme Court early on Thursday after a midnight hearing -- only second time in its history -- refused to stay the swearing-in of BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa as Karnataka's new Chief Minister.

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Youth held for raping minor girl in Delhi

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:52

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police has arrested a youth on the charge of sexually assaulting a minor girl in the national capital, police said on Wednesday.

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1.46 lakh CCTVs in Delhi schools in six months: AAP Minister

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:52

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) As many as 1.46 lakh CCTVs will be installed in over 1,000 Delhi government schools in six months at an estimated cost of Rs 597.51 crore, Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Satyendar Jain said here on Wednesday.

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SC to hear Congress-JD-S plea at 1.45 a.m.

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:48

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court late on Wednesday decided to hear at 1.45 a.m the Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) plea challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's decision to administer oath to BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa.

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SC to hear Congress-JD-S plea at 1.45 a.m.

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:22

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court late on Wednesday decided to hear at 1.45 a.m the Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) plea challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's decision to administer oath to BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa.

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Foodgrain production to be record 279.51 million tonne: Government

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:18

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Total foodgrain production in the country this year is going to be record 279.51 million tonne, which is 4.4 million tonne higher than the last year, Union Agriculture Ministry said in its third advance estimates issued on Wednesday.

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Panchayat polls: Democracy murdered in Bengal, says Somnath

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:18

Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Criticising the West Bengal Election Commission for "failing to conduct free and fair" panchayat elections, former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Wednesday said democracy has been murdered in the state.

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Sikkim government honours journalists

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:04

Gangtok, May 17 (IANS) Sikkim government on Wednesday felicitated veteran journalists CD Rai, Samiran Chhetri Priyadarshi, Santosh Nirash and Amalendu Kundu with "Kashiraj Pradhan Lifetime Journalism Award" here.

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SC collegium defers reiteration of Justice Joseph's elevation to top court

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:54

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court collegium on Wednesday once again deferred its decision to reiterate its recommendation for the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K.M. Joseph to the top court, as it could not decide on names of other judges for elevation to the apex court.

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Congress moves SC for urgent hearing on Karnataka issue

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:38

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Congress has late on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking late night hearing of its plea challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's decision to administer oath to BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday morning at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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India expresses concern over situation in Israel, Palestine

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:26

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the situation in West Asia after over 50 Palestinians were killed in violence in the wake of the United States opening its embassy in Jerusalem.

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Congress moves SC for urgent hearing on Karnataka issue

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 00:22

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Congress has late on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking late night hearing of its plea challenging Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala's decision to administer oath to BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday morning at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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