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Give him due respect: Mamata Banerjee's appeal to Narendra Modi over Arvind Kejriwal's dharna at Delhi L-G's office Give him due respect: Mamata Banerjee's appeal to Narendra Modi over Arvind Kejriwal's dharna at Delhi L-G's office
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre to resolve the issue immediately over which Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is camping at the office of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal. Pointing that the Delhi Chief Minister has been sitting on dharna at the Lieutenant Governor’s office for the last few days, the Trina...
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Indian Army test-fires Smerch rockets, hits targets 90 km away Indian Army test-fires Smerch rockets, hits targets 90 km away
In yet another boost to the Indian Army, the Smerch guided missile-cum-multi barrel rockets successfully hit targets around 90 kilometres away at Rajasthan's Pokhran field firing range on Monday to clear the trial. Developed jointly by India and Russia, two versions of the Smerch - 9MMF and 9.55K - were test-fired. A team senior Indian army officers and Russian scientists witnessed the test fir...
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Priyanka Chopra sorry for Quantico Hindu plotline Priyanka Chopra sorry for Quantico Hindu plotline
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has apologised after outrage over a plotline on her US TV series Quantico. A recent episode of the spy thriller showed the main character, played by Ms Chopra, thwarting a plot hatched by Hindus ahead of a summit on Kashmir. Many Indian fans were outraged by the show's story and attacked her online. Ms Chopra declared herself a "proud Indian" in a tweet and ...
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Qingdao Summit to herald new beginning for India-SCO cooperation: PM Modi Qingdao Summit to herald new beginning for India-SCO cooperation: PM Modi
Ahead of his departure for Qingdao, China, on Saturday for this year's Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit on June 9-10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that the meeting will herald a new beginning for India's engagement with the Eurasian bloc. Stating that he is excited to lead the Indian delegation for India's first ever participation in the Summit as a full member, Mod...
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Mumbai comes to a halt due to heavy rains, BMC to work overtime in view of waterlogging Mumbai comes to a halt due to heavy rains, BMC to work overtime in view of waterlogging
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai since Thursday morning bringing the city to a standstill. Many low lying areas have reported waterlogging. Parts of Khar, Sion and Worli are the worst hit with people seen walking in knee-deep water. From 11am-12 noon, the BMC automatic weather stations reportedly recorded 15 mm rain in Kurla, 13mm in Chembur, 26mm in Goregaon, and 18 mm in Malad. In view of the heavy ...
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No religious functions at Rashtrapati Bhavan anymore; Iftar party cancelled No religious functions at Rashtrapati Bhavan anymore; Iftar party cancelled
After a gap of a decade, there will be no Iftar celebrations at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind has said that Rashtrapati Bhavan being a public building, there would be no religious observances at taxpayer expense. Iftar parties have been traditionally hosted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan except during the tenure of APJ Abdul Kalam, who was the president from 2002-2007. Iftar is t...
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Ola driver held for allegedly taking Bengaluru woman hostage, making her strip for pics Ola driver held for allegedly taking Bengaluru woman hostage, making her strip for pics
Cab aggregator Ola has expressed regret over the incident of a woman in Bengaluru allegedly being molested by a driver. Releasing a statement after the uproar, Ola said that they have zero tolerance for any such incident, adding that the accused driver has been blacklisted. Assuring full support in the investigations, the statement released by Ola said, “Safety of customers is our top priority....
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Dust storm accompanied with gusty winds 'very likely' in parts of UP Dust storm accompanied with gusty winds 'very likely' in parts of UP
Lucknow: The weather office on Monday said the possibility of thunderstorm and dust storm accompanied with gusty winds was "very likely" at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours. Dust storms have become a regular phenomenon in the state and have left over 130 people dead in May 2018. Light rain and thunderstorm occurred at isolated places over eastern parts of the state, whi...
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100 buildings declared dangerous in Mumbai 100 buildings declared dangerous in Mumbai
MUMBAI: In its annual pre-monsoon survey, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) has declared seven buildings in the city as extremely dangerous. These seven buildings which come under the repair board of Mhada are said to be more than 50 years old. Prakash Mehta, state housing minister said that the Mhada officials have managed to vacate 286 families from these seven...
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Rahul Gandhi seeks to turn heat on Modi government, will address farmers in Mandsaur on June 6 Rahul Gandhi seeks to turn heat on Modi government, will address farmers in Mandsaur on June 6
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address a rally of farmers in Mandsaur of Madhya Pradesh on June 6. This was the day seven farmers had died in a police firing in 2017. "Every day, about 35 farmers commit suicide in our country. To attract government's attention towards the agrarian crisis, farmers are forced to protest for 10 days. To stand with them in the fight for the rights of our 'Ann...
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