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  • First redeployment of forces in Hodeidah could begin Tuesday: UN envoy
  • Security Council needs improvements on compliance with due process standards: EU Counsellor
  • Cabinet approves Cadre Review of 8 organised Group 'A' Services in Railways
  • Shivaji Jayanti : 14-feet turban of Shivaji made by 100 metres cloth to commemorate warrior
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Saudi Crown Prince arrives for crucial talks amid unusual tension b/w India & Pak

Saudi Crown Prince arrives for crucial talks amid unusual tension b/w India & Pak

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday received the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as the latter kick starts his two-day crucial and maiden state visit to India at a time when heightened tension has surfaced between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

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Pak hand evident in terror attacks in Kashmir

Pak hand evident in terror attacks in Kashmir

Bengaluru, Feb 19 (UNI) Refuting the claims of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan that there was no evidence suggesting Pakistan's hand behind the terrorists' strikes in Kashmir, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitaraman said on Tuesday time and again India had provided strong evidences to Pakistan, seeking actions against terror organisations but governments at helm in his country did not act.

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Cabinet hikes DA, DR by 3 pc

Cabinet hikes DA, DR by 3 pc

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday hiked the Dearness Allowance to central government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners by 3 per cent with effect from January 1, 2019 The employees and pensioners would get the additional installment of DA and DR over the existing rate of 9 per cent of the basic pay/pension, to compensate for price rise, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here after the Cabinet meet.

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President lauds efforts to modernise Railways

President lauds efforts to modernise Railways

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday described as ``landmark achievement’’ of the Railways to eliminate unmanned level crossings on broad gauge network.

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Imran's 'proof' rhetoric a 'lame excuse',  Pak PM did not condemn Pulwama: India

Imran's 'proof' rhetoric a 'lame excuse', Pak PM did not condemn Pulwama: India

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Even as Imran Khan 'offered' support to India to probe Pulwama attack and claimed that his government takes 'action if evidence" is provided, India on Tuesday outright rejected his radio broadcast and pointed out that Pakistan Prime Minister failed to even condemn the heinous act.

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1.25 cr takes dip in Sangam on the lady bathing day in Kumbh

1.25 cr takes dip in Sangam on the lady bathing day in Kumbh

Prayagraj, Feb 19 (UNI) Over 1.25 crore devotees took a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of Yamuna, Ganga and mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of Maghi Purnima here on Tuesday.

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Gujarat govt presents Rs 12241crore surplus interim budget, no new tax levied

Gujarat govt presents Rs 12241crore surplus interim budget, no new tax levied

Gandhinagar, Feb 19 (UNI) Deputy CM cum finance minister Nitin Patel on Tuesday presented Vote-on-Account for the year 2019-20 with a revenue surplus of Rs 12,241.

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Rahul appoints AICC secs for UP East & UP West to assist Priyanka Gandhi & Jyotiraditya Scindia

Rahul appoints AICC secs for UP East & UP West to assist Priyanka Gandhi & Jyotiraditya Scindia

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed three AICC secretaries each for Uttar Pradesh east and Uttar Pradesh west to assist General secretary In-charges for UP east Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and UP west Jyotiraditya Scindia .

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AIADMK inks seat-sharing pact with BJP, PMK for LS polls

AIADMK inks seat-sharing pact with BJP, PMK for LS polls

Chennai, Feb 19 (UNI) Stealing a march over the Opposition DMK, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday finalised the seat sharing agreement with the BJP and the PMK for the Lok Sabha poll.

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Good Samaritan Diplomacy: Sushma gets Spl. Spanish award for 2015 operation

Good Samaritan Diplomacy: Sushma gets Spl. Spanish award for 2015 operation

Madrid, Feb 19 (UNI) India's good Samaritan diplomacy came in for yet another international recognition and honour on Tuesday when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj accepted the prestigious 'Grand Cross of Order of Civil Merit' conferred by the Spanish government here.

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