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Pulwama attack Protesters block rail tracks at Nalasopara

Pulwama attack: Protesters block rail tracks at Nalasopara

February 16, 2019 4:51 pm

Mumbai: A group of protesters Saturday blocked the railway tracks at Nalasopara station in Palghar district of Maharashtra to protest against the terror attack in Pulwama that killed 40 CRPF personnel, officials said. The protesters got onto the tracks around 8.20 am and started raising slogans against Pakistan, the officials said, adding that train services on the route were affected due to the […]

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Will be 'tremendous honour' to receive Bharat Ratna on my father's behalf: Bhupen Hazarika's son

Will be ‘tremendous honour’ to receive Bharat Ratna on my father’s behalf: Bhupen Hazarika’s son

February 16, 2019 4:18 pm

New York: Tej Hazarika, the son of famed Assamese singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, has said that he has been invited by the Indian government to accept the ‘Bharat Ratna’ on behalf of his late father and it will be his “tremendous honour” to receive the country’s highest civilian award. On the controversy over his remarks made on February 11 through […]

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Fire at Delhi HC canteen; no loss of lives reported

Fire at Delhi HC canteen; no loss of lives reported

February 16, 2019 3:49 pm

New Delhi: A minor fire broke out at the canteen of the Delhi High Court on Saturday, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said. A call about the blaze was received at 1.30 pm after which four fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a senior DFS officer said. The fire broke out in the chimney […]

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Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

Case registered on missing idols after over 40 yrs

February 16, 2019 3:42 pm

Kumbakonam(TN): Four decades after an ancient Nataraja idol was stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu, the state idol wing police have registered a case. The idol worth Rs 50 crore then was stolen in 1972 from a Shiva temple in Thandanthottam village near here, police said. Earlier in 1971, five idols worth Rs 60 […]

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20-year-old shot dead in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri

20-year-old shot dead in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri

February 15, 2019 10:20 pm

New Delhi: A 20-year-old man has been shot dead by unidentified men in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area, police said Friday. Kailash, the deceased, hailed from Uttar Pradesh and was a resident of Bhalswa here, they added. “At 10.30 pm on Thursday, unidentified men opened fire at Kailash. He was rushed to Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial […]

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BJP holds candlelight rally for Pulwama victims

BJP holds candlelight rally for Pulwama victims

February 15, 2019 10:04 pm

Hyderabad: The BJP’s Telangana unit Friday took out a candlelight rally to pay homage to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives in the Pulwama terror attack. BJP state president and its lone MLA Raja Singh and several leaders and members of ‘Hindu Vahini’ participated in the rally from the BJP office to Goshamahal Stadium. Singh described the incident […]

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JK administration announces joint headquarters for Ladakh division

JK administration announces joint headquarters for Ladakh division

February 15, 2019 9:26 pm

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday announced that the newly created administrative division of Ladakh would have its headquarters jointly in Leh and Kargil district. Last week, the administration had created a separate division for Ladakh, which was part of the Kashmir division till then. Hundreds of Kargil residents had taken out rallies, demanding an equal share in the division and rotational divisional headquarters. An official spokesperson said Governor Satyapal […]

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BJP holds candlelight rally for Pulwama victims

Delhi Congress condoles deaths of CRPF personnel in Pulwama attack

February 15, 2019 9:20 pm

New Delhi: The Delhi unit of the Congress Friday paid homage to the jawans who were killed in the Pulwama attack, one of the deadliest in Jammu and Kashmir’s three decades of militancy. The attack killed 40 CRPF personnel on Thursday. Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit expressed “deep sorrow” and extended her condolences to the families of the slain CRPF personnel in a letter to […]

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Two lynched in Meghalaya's village, another critically injured

Two lynched in Meghalaya’s village, another critically injured

February 15, 2019 9:17 pm

Shillong: Two persons were lynched by an angry mob in Meghalaya West Garo Hills district and another was critically injured, police said Friday. The incident took place at Chanangpara village after the locals were alerted about the suspicious movement of the trio in their car, they said. A mob of over a 1000 people stopped the car […]

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SC to examine compliance of guidelines, laws on acid attack survivors

SC to examine compliance of guidelines, laws on acid attack survivors

February 15, 2019 8:31 pm

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday decided to examine various grievances raised in a PIL on acid attacks including compliance with guidelines and laws for compensation, rehabilitation of victims and including male survivors within the purview of the law. The petition came up for hearing before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna which said a direction can […]

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