Saturday, Feb 24 2018 | Time 13:40 Hrs(IST)
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  • PM Modi to visit Puducherry tomorrow
  • Germany issues travel advisory after WO-18 hockey win
  • Pakistan land of saints, not terrorists: PM Abbasi
  • CFI announces Indian cycling team for Commonwealth Games 2018
  • Pak to go on FATF Greylist in June
  • Rajnath Singh to participate in Mahamasthakabhisheka tomorrow
  • Time is money, says EC prez on EU budget
  • Despite rain, Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic
  • Polling begins on a peaceful note for Bijepur Assy byelection
  • Sugar rates steady in Kolhapur market today
  • Airtel and Motorola partner to offer 4G smartphones starting at Rs 3999
  • Militants attack Afghan army post killing 18 soldiers
  • US imposes 'heaviest sanctions' on DPRK
  • Man stabbed to death, three injured
  • Sensex rises by 131 39 points on firm global cues
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MP by-polls: Approximately 20 pc polling in three hours

MP by-polls: Approximately 20 pc polling in three hours

Bhopal, Feb 24 (UNI) Nearly 20 pc polling was recorded till 1100 hrs for the crucial by-elections to to Shivpuri's Kolaras and Ashnoknagar's Mungaoli assembly constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, where the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the principal-opposition Congress are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation, official sources said.

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Sadhna top, Z-Gali, Phirkiyan passes closed due to fresh snowfall

Sadhna top, Z-Gali, Phirkiyan passes closed due to fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Feb 24 (UNI) Sadhna top, Z-Gali and Phirkiyan pass, connecting dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), were closed again on Saturday following fresh snowfall since early this morning.

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India, Seychelles begin military exercise to counter insurgency, piracy

India, Seychelles begin military exercise to counter insurgency, piracy

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) Indian Army and the Seychelles People's Defence Force on Saturday began their eighth edition of military exercise at Mahe Island in the archipelago with an aim to fighting insurgency, terrorism and piracy threats.

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Jaya birthday : Life size bronze statue unveiled, AIADMK party organ launched

Jaya birthday : Life size bronze statue unveiled, AIADMK party organ launched

Chennai, Feb 24 (UNI) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu celebrated the 70th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa by unveiling her life-statue bronze statue at the party office in the city on Saturday.

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PAHO, OAS renew agreement to cooperate on  public health response to drug problem in Americas

PAHO, OAS renew agreement to cooperate on public health response to drug problem in Americas

Washington, Feb 24 (UNI) The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and the Organisation of American States (OAS) have renewed a memorandum of understanding under which they will work together—employing a public health perspective—to improve countries’ capacities to respond to the needs of people affected by the drug problem.

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National Herald editor-in-chief Neelabh Mishra passes away

National Herald editor-in-chief Neelabh Mishra passes away

New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) National Herald editor-in-chief Neelabh Mishra died on Saturday morning after a prolonged illness, sources in the publication said.

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Fresh threats loom over Rohingya children: UNICEF

Fresh threats loom over Rohingya children: UNICEF

United Nations, Feb 24 (UNI) Rohingya children are facing threats either from severe weather approaching Bangladesh where hundreds of thousands are sheltered in squalid, overcrowded refugee camps, or by ongoing violence in their Myanmar homeland, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned, calling urgently for scaled-up assistance ahead of the region’s storm season and to address the root causes of the crisis.

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Sensex rises by 131.39 points on firm global cues.

Sensex rises by 131.39 points on firm global cues.

Mumbai, Feb 24 (UNI) The Bemch Mark Index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rose 131 point 39 points or 0.38 percent to settle at 34,142.15 in the week under review as recovery materialized towards the end of the week supported by firm global stocks.

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Three years’ worth work in one year – World Bank congratulates Bengal

Three years’ worth work in one year – World Bank congratulates Bengal

Kolkata, Feb 24 (UNI) The World Bank has recently acknowledged that the state has crossed its target for comprehensive development of villages through Gram Panchayats (GP) in much less time than scheduled.

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Jharnadhara Project to mitigate water woes in the Hills

Jharnadhara Project to mitigate water woes in the Hills

Kolkata, Feb 24 (UNI) The West Bengal Government is planning to launch Jharnadhara Water Project in the Hills to mitigate the long-term problem of water crisis.

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