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  • 153 stranded Indians arrive from Doha, Qatar
  • COVID-19: 94 fresh cases detected, tally soars to 4420 in Bihar
  • Prolonged detention of political prisoners sign of unrest in Kashmir: CPI (M)
  • COVID positive lady delivers healthy baby in Odisha
  • Nisarga turns into depression over Vidarbha, to weaken further: IMD
  • Ashok Leyland launches customer designed BS-VI compliant Modular trucks
  • Mamata expresses grief at Basu Chatterjee's demise
  • Hyderabad resident announces reward to those who identify miscreants involved in elephant killing
  • Jalna reports one more COVID-19 death, two more cases in Parbhani
  • Cyclone Nisarga 'devastates' Aurangabad
  • Health worker injured in militant attack on police party in Kashmir
  • India, Australia sign seven MoUs, decide to share medical research in preventing Covid-19 pandemic
  • Tennis "ice queen" Pliskova says she gets nervous like others
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'BJP cutting public's pocket to benefit its rich friends', Priyanka on mobile tariff hike

'BJP cutting public's pocket to benefit its rich friends', Priyanka on mobile tariff hike

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UNI) Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government over hike in tariffs for prepaid call and data services, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday said the BJP government has weakened BSNL and MTNL paving the way for private companies to make mobile services expensive.

The Congress general secretary also accused the BJP of continuously cutting the public's pocket to benefit its 'rich friends'.

"BJP had been boasting about making mobile Internet and calls cheaper for the last six years. Now everything has gone, like hot air. BJP weakened BSNL, MTNL and opened the way for private companies to make calls and data expensive. It is continuously cutting the public's pockets to benefit its rich friends", Ms Vadra tweeted in Hindi.

On Sunday, private telecom companies like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio had announced 40 per cent increase in tariffs for its prepaid users.

While the the Airtel and the Vodafone had announced that their new tariff will be effective from December 3, the Reliance decided to implement it from December 6.

According to media reports, these three private companies together hold for over 90 per cent of country's 1.18 billion mobile subscribers.

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Nisarga turns into depression over Vidarbha, to weaken further: IMD

04 Jun 2020 | 4:00 PM

New Delhi, Jun 4 (UNI) Cyclone Nisarga, which turned into depression over Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, is expected to weaken into a well marked low pressure area by Thursday evening, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

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India, Australia sign seven MoUs, decide to share medical research in preventing Covid-19 pandemic

India, Australia sign seven MoUs, decide to share medical research in preventing Covid-19 pandemic

04 Jun 2020 | 3:59 PM

New Delhi, Jun 4 (UNI) Recognizing the importance of global cooperation for saving lives and managing the economic impacts of COVID-19 and future global challenges, India and Australia on Thursday decided to share the benefits of scientific and medical research and development, strengthen healthcare systems to respond effectively in preventing the global pandemic.

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Corona pandemic an opportunity to go for big changes in policing: Jharkhand DGP

Corona pandemic an opportunity to go for big changes in policing: Jharkhand DGP

04 Jun 2020 | 3:44 PM

By Amresh Srivastava
New Delhi, Jun 4 (UNI) As the lockdown is being eased in the country in phases to revive the economy, Jharkhand Police is using the challenge of Covid-19 pandemic as an opportunity to go for big changes in policing in the tribal-dominated state.

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US apologizes for desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue

US apologizes for desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue

04 Jun 2020 | 3:08 PM

New Delhi, Jun 4 (UNI) US Ambassador to India Ken Juster on Thursday tendered an apology for an incident of desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue outside the Indian embassy in Washington.

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RSS mouthpiece 'revisits' Tiananmen Square

04 Jun 2020 | 2:44 PM

New Delhi, Jun 4 (UNI)Amid India's face-off with China, RSS's mouthpiece 'The Organiser' hits the stands on Thursday recalling the 1989 massacre of students in Beijing's Tiananmen Square by People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the same day.

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