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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Announces Partner Promotions

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas today announced promotion of three of its Partner Designates to Salaried Partners.

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Reliance Jio Announces 12-month Extension of Benefits to Prime Members

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Reliance Industries Limited’s telecom venture Reliance Jio announced a year-long extension of benefits to its Jio Prime Members at no additional fee.

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OLX Launches Webwise, an Initiative to Promote Online Safety

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

OLX, India’s leading online classifieds, launches its consumer safety initiative, OLX Webwise.

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NBCC set to Enter new Growth Phase After CMD Anoop Kumar Mittal’s Tenure Extended

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The appointments committee of the Union Cabinet has extended the tenure of Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, chairman and managing director of NBCC (India) Limited in recognition of his invaluable contribution and pioneering work towards creating a world-class organisation.

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212 Arrested, 15 Cases Filed in Bihar Violence

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

A total of 15 cases have been registered and 212 people have been arrested in connection with the communal violence in Bihar, the police said on Saturday

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BR Ambedkar Statue Vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Locals staged protest after a statue of BR Ambedkar was vandalised by unidentified miscreants in Uttar Pradesh’s Siddharthnagar district.

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Yoga and Ayurveda are Key to Wholesome Wellness

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

61 percent of the deaths in India in the age group of 30 to 70 are due to non-communicable diseases such as heart disorders, diabetes, and cancer, according to a WHO report published in September 2017.

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Assam Artiste to be Awarded for Making 4000 Masks

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Reba Kanta Mahanta, an octogenarian artiste from Assam, who has made over four thousand masks till date, will be conferred with Moghai Ojah Srijan Award.

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Punjab Constitutes Committee to Prohibit Songs Promoting Drug Abuse

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Punjab’s State Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs on Saturday has set up a committee to keep a check on the objectionable elements including promotion of drug abuse in any audio productions released in the state.

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FIR Against BJP MP for Comparing Sadarsofa Area With Pakistan

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

An FIR has been registered against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pralhad Joshi for comparing Sadarsofa area of Hubbali with Pakistan, according to police.

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Peter Mukerjea Sent to Judicial Custody Till April 13 in INX Media Case

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Former media baron Peter Mukerjea has been sent to judicial custody by a Delhi court till April 13 in connection with the INX Media case.

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Strategic Areas of East of Arunachal Reeling Under Poor Infrastructure

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Strategic areas of East of Arunachal are reeling under poor infrastructure, as the only lifeline for the people and military in these areas is the single lane and poor roads of about 200 km.

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Mahesh Sharma, Ram Madhav to Attend Tibetan Event

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday attended ‘Thank You India’ event in Dharamshala, organised to mark 60 years of The Dalai Lama’s exile.

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Akhilesh Yadav Launches Attack on UP Government over BR Ambedkar Row

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took a jibe at Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government while saying that they don’t do any work other than confusing the masses.

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Dhinakaran Supporter Offers Poison to AIADMK MP After his Suicide Threat

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

AIADMK MP Navaneethakrishnan’s threat of committing suicide over delay in formation Cauvery Management Board (CMB) became a subject of jeer for a supporter of sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran, who offered him poison and a noose, on Saturday.

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ED Attaches Bihar Topper Scam Kingpin’s Properties Worth Rs 4.53 Crores

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached properties worth Rs 4.53 crore of Baccha Rai, the main accused in 2016 Bihar Topper Scam.

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Asansol Violence Outcome of Mamata’s Appeasement Politics Says Babul Supriyo

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Babul Supriyo on Saturday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the recent communal tension in the Asansol, saying that it was an outcome of her “appeasement politics”.

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Genital TB can Impact Fertility in Women

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Statistics indicate that about 30 percent of women with any type of TB can develop genital tuberculosis (TB), a condition that is one of the major causes of infertility in women.

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Contestants of Differently-abled Beauty Pageant Participate in Photoshoot in Hyderabad

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Contestants of Miss Ability 2018, a beauty pageant for the differently-abled, participated in a pre-competition photoshoot here on Friday.

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Google Doodle Marks India’s First Lady Doctor’s 153rd Birthday

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Google on Saturday dedicated its doodle to mark the 153rd birth anniversary of India’s first lady doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi.

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Zimbabwe Cricket Removes Skipper Cremer, all Coaching Staff

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Zimbabwe Cricket have sacked skipper Graeme Cremer and the entire coaching staff following an unsuccessful World Cup qualifier campaign.

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Warner Apologises for his Role in Ball-tampering Scandal

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Breaking silence over his role in the ball-tampering crisis, former Australia vice-captain David Warner apologised for betraying the people who supported him in his “journey as a cricketer”.

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Chennaiyin FC to Take on Young Aizawl FC in Super Cup 2018

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory believes that the currently-crowned Indian Super League champions have come to Bhubaneswar with nothing but ‘intention of winning’ as the Chennai-outfit will open their Super Cup 2018 campaign against Aizawl FC on Sunday.

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Zverev Rolls Into Final, to Face Isner in Miami Open

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

German tennis star Alexander Zverev showcased his finest tennis of the season to brush aside Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain and cement her spot in the finals of the Miami Masters here on Saturday.

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Watling, de Grandhomme Lead Kiwis Fightback on Day 2 in Christchurch Test

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme smashed half-centuries each to bring their side out of the hot water by stumps on the Day Two of their second and final Test against England here at Hagley Oval on Saturday.

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Big Players Missing From Visiting Windies Side due to Prior Commitments Says PCB

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Friday clarified that two key players of the visiting West Indies side had opted out from T20I series against Pakistan as they had prior commitments, and it was not due to security concerns.

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Australian Eves eye First Twenty20 International Series win in 3 Years

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Australian women’s cricket team are looking forward to seal their first Twenty20 International series win in nearly three years as they will lock horns with England in the finals of the T20I tri-series here at the Brabourne Stadium on Saturday.

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This Village in Arunachal is Home to Only 76 People

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Kahoo Village, the eastern-most village of India, which is close to Chinese Line of Actual Control (LAC), is home to only 12 families which in total have around 76 people.

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Centre Files Clarification Petition in SC, Seeks More Time in Cauvery Issue

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Government has filed a clarification petition before the Supreme Court and pleaded to clarify that whether it can modify the composition of Cauvery Management Board (CMB)

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Lohit Brigade Helps Youth With Education, job in Arunachal

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The fruits of development do not fully reach the edge of the country in the Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh, but the Indian Army has come to the aid of the younger generation here in multiple ways.

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Traffic Police Injured in Terrorist Attack in Anantnag

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

A traffic police got injured on Saturday after terrorists attacked him in Khanabal area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

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US, UK Service Members Killed in Syria Blast

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

A US service member and a member of the UK armed forces have been killed and five other members of the US-led coalition in Syria have been wounded by an improvised explosive device in the war-torn country’s Manjib area.

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UK Searches Aeroflot Plane at Heathrow, Accuses Russia

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Russia has accused the United Kingdom (UK) of searching its plane belonging to Aeroflot at London-based Heathrow Airport

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Trump Signals US to Pull out of Syria Very Soon

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

President Donald Trump has apparently signaled the withdrawal of the United States (US) from war-torn Syria “very soon

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Trump Designates April as Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump has issued an official proclamation designating April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month.

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Trump Designates April as Second Chance Month

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

In a progressive move, United States President Donald Trump has designated April 2018 “Second Chance Month” in a presidential proclamation.

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Stephon Clark Shot Eight Times in his Back

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Stephon Clark, an American black man who was shot dead last week after two law enforcement officers misunderstood him as an accused of breaking car windows in California, was shot eight times in his back, according to an independent autopsy.

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Russia to Expel 4 French Diplomats Over spy row

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Russia will expel four French diplomats in the aftermath of poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal at his home in Britain’s Salisbury.

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Pakistan-occupied Kashmir Residents Protest Against Pakistan Brutalities

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) continue to protest against the Pakistan Army and the government, forcing the latter to stop cross border firing.

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Nepal Reeling Under Tough Economic Stress Says Finance Minister

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepal has been reeling under an economic crunch, the country’s finance minister of the newly formed federal government, Dr. Yubaraj Khatiwada has revealed.

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Hong Kong Airline Ends its Skirts-only Policy

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has decided to cease its skirts-only policy that’s existent since the airline’s founding in 1946 and let its female flight attendants figure out what they wish to wear.

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15 Palestinians Killed in Gaza Protests

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

At least 15 Palestinians have been killed and more than 1,400 others have been wounded in confrontations with the Israeli forces as scores of them marched towards the fence that separates Gaza from Israel at the start of a six-week protest.

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Dalit man Killed for Riding Horse, 3 Held In Gujarat

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Three people were detained on Friday night after a 21-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed for riding a horse in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district.

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CBI Initiates Inquiry Against Deepak Kochhar in Videocon-ICICI Loan Case

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar’s husband Deepak Kochhar in connection with Videocon loan row, sources said on Saturday.

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Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Suspended due to Unprecedented Crowd

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The pilgrimage yatra to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine has been suspended from the Katra base camp here in Reasi district

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UPPCL Nullifies Recruitment Exams After Detection of Irregularities

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

In the wake of an alleged case of a paper leak in the examination to recruit junior engineers to the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), the latter invalidated all recruitment examinations held in 2018.

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Uma Bharti Miffed at Opposition for Politicising Ambedkar’s Name Change

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

A day after the Uttar Pradesh government passed an order to officially introduce ‘Ramji’ as the middle name of Dr. BR Ambedkar, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti lashed out at the Opposition for politicising the matter.

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Search Widened for Whistleblower who Alerted CBSE About Paper Leaks

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Delhi Police have widened the search for the whistleblower in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) paper leaks case, who on three occasions alerted the education board about the leaks.

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Woman Arrested for Throwing Acid on Infant to Cure Pneumonia in Rajasthan

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The police on Friday registered a case against an unidentified woman for allegedly throwing acid on a one-month-old baby here in Sawai Madhopur.

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Over 14Lakh Class X Students Will not Give Retest Says Javadekar

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Amid the ongoing furore post the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X question paper leak, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday confirmed that out of the 16 lakh students, more than 14 lakh will not have to appear for the Mathematics re-exam.

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One Arrested for Murder of Six-year-old in Delhi

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The police have arrested one individual in connection with the murder of a six-year-old child here in Kapashera area.

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CBI to Produce Peter Mukerjea Before Delhi Court in INX Media Case

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will produce former media baron Peter Mukerjea before the Patiala House Court on Saturday in connection with the INX Media case.

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Education Must not be Politicised Says Minister of State HRD

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

Amid controversy brewing post the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) paper leak, Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development (HRD) Satyapal Singh asserted that education should not be politicised.

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Delhi Court to Hear Money Laundering Case Against Misa Bharti

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

The Patiala House Court on Saturday will continue hearing the money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar.

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Government Health Center Established in Naxal-prone Area in Chhattisgarh

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

In a bid to provide better medical assistance, the government has constructed a health center here in Balrampur.

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4 Killed, 30 Injured due to Rain, Hailstorm in Andhra Pradesh

 Saturday, March 31, 2018  |  No Comments

As many as four people were killed and nearly 30 injured after a sudden downpour and hailstorm hit Vontimitta village here in Kadapa district.

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Allegations of Financial Irregularities Against Mr. Mohanty, VC of Central University of Orissa

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Central University of Orissa shut down all academic activities indefinitely and ordered the students to leave hostels on March 15, 2018.

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Here are Some Superfoods Every Superwoman Needs

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A woman’s nutritional needs are quite different from that of a man. These requirements change with age as she goes through menstruation, pregnancy, lactation, and menopause.

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Have fun in the sun With These Cool Tips

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Everyone likes to enjoy the sun for these three months, but if we are not careful about our skin, we may have more regrets than pleasant summer memories.

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Tejashwi Yadav Accuses RSS of Inciting Riots in Bihar

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

After communal violence has reportedly spread to eight cities in Bihar, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday accused Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of inciting riots in the state.

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Tribal Women in Jashpur Getting Self Empowered Against all Odds

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Amid threats by Naxals, tribal women in Jashpur district of Chattisgarh are surging ahead to become self-reliant and are earning their livelihood through silk rearing.

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Tollywood Supports Naidu for Special Category Status Fight

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Telugu cinema industry on Friday extended support to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for special category status fight.

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Retirement age Raised to 62 Years in Madhya Pradesh

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday raised the retirement age of state government employees to 62 years.

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Police Seeks Reply From Google About E-mail Sent to CBSE Chairperson

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Delhi Police’s Crime Branch on Friday sought a reply from Google about an e-mail that was sent to the CBSE chairperson Anita Karwal in connection with the paper leak case.

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Police Arrests man who Attempted Robbery on UP Governor’s House

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

A man who attempted a robbery at Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik’s residence in Goregaon East was arrested here on Thursday, Mumbai Police has said.

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Jailed Uttar Pradesh MLAs Barred From Attending Assembly Sessions

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  1 Comment

Lucknow The Uttar Pradesh Government has decided to bar the jailed MLAs from attending the state Assembly sessions and important legislative events. The decision was taken by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in tune with the directives of the Supreme Court. Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar confirming the report, said that the […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Police Arrests Hizbul Mujahideen’s Over Ground Worker

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

An overground worker (OGW) of Hizbul Mujahideen has been arrested here, Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Friday.

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Declare Belgaum a Union Territory, Says Angry Shiv Sena

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday threatened to use violence if the Belgaum border dispute was not solved soon.

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Deadline for Cauvery Board Ends, AIADMK Leaders to Observe Fast in Protest

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders will observe fast on April 2 in order to pressurise the Centre to form a Cauvery Management Board.

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Centre to File Review Petition in Supreme Court Against SC/ST Act Ruling

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Centre will file a review petition in the Supreme Court over its recent ruling on Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) Act, said Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot on Friday.

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Section 144 Imposed Outside Javadekar’s Residence

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

In light of the ongoing protests against the leak of Class X and XII question papers, Section 144, which prohibits the gathering of a group of people with the mutual intent of deliberate disturbance of the peace, has been imposed outside Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar’s Kushak Road residence.

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6 Students From Jharkhand Detained in CBSE Paper Leak Case

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Six students were detained by police in Jharkhand on Friday for questioning for their alleged involvement in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) paper leak case.

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Congress Says CBSE Paper Leak is HRD Ministry’s Failure

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

The Congress Party on Friday said that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar Ministry’s failure lead to CBSE paper leak.

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Clash Erupts in Nawada Over Vandalised Idol in Bihar

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

After communal violence marred Ram Navami celebrations in Bihar, another clash was reported in the state on Friday after miscreants vandalised a Hanuman idol in Nawada.

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Travis Scott Sued for Cancelling Shows After Stormi’s Birth

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Rapper Travis Scott has been sued for cancelling the pre-Super Bowl show after welcoming daughter Stormi Webster with girlfriend Kylie Jenner.

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Sony’s Tristar Television Head Suzanne Patmore Gibbs Passes Away

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Suzanne Patmore Gibbs, the head of Sony Pictures TV’s TriStar Television died suddenly at the age of 50.

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Sean Penn Chides #Metoo Movement in new Book

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

In his debut novel, Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has criticised the #MeToo movement, which has highlighted sexual harassment and abuse around the world.

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Bill Cosby’s Retrial Will see Janice Dickinson Testifying

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Model Janice Dickinson will testify at the upcoming retrial of American comedian Bill Cosby, which is scheduled to open in April in Pennsylvania state court.

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Exposure to Epilepsy Drug in Womb can Hamper Kids Grades

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

Epilepsy drug exposure in the mother’s womb is linked to poorer school test results among 7-year-olds, according to a study.

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WHO Calls on International Community to Help Rohingyas

 Friday, March 30, 2018  |  No Comments

With a grossly underfunded health sector grappling to meet the needs of 1.3 million Rohingyas in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, the World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed to the international community to contribute generously to enable appropriate and timely health services to this highly vulnerable population, now facing grave risks to their lives and health in view of the coming rainy season.

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