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Algerian army kills 14 militants in eastern operation - ministry

ALGIERS, Feb 17 (Reuters) Algerian troops have killed at least 14 armed Islamists in the past two days in an operation in an eastern region known as a former stronghold for hardline militants, the Defence Ministry said on Friday.
Troops ambushed and killed five militants on Wednesday and have since killed nine more during the operation by the army in the Bouira province, around 70 km (45 miles) east of the capital, the statement said.
It did not give further details about the militants or which group they belonged to. Bouira was inside one of the strongholds for Islamist militants during a war with between the government and fighters in the 1990s that left 200,000 people dead.
Violence has declined in Algeria since then. But al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and small bands of militants allied to Islamic State have been active in some remote mountains and in the southern desert border regions
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Modi Govt's celebrations of 3 yrs see Oppn gearing up for counter strategy

Modi Govt's celebrations of 3 yrs see Oppn gearing up for counter strategy

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) The completion of three years of the Modi dispensation today found the Government at the peak of its celebratory mood, even as the fragmented Opposition tried to punch holes in its claims of achievements and gathered here to arrive at an agreed approach to corner the NDA led Centre.

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26 May 2017 | 7:34 PM
Only NCP, CPI(M) to participate in EC's EVM challenge

Only NCP, CPI(M) to participate in EC's EVM challenge

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) NCP and CPI(M) will be the only two parties which will participate in Election Commission's Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) Challenge beginning from June 3.

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26 May 2017 | 11:14 PM
Nitish-PM meeting tomorrow sparks speculations

Nitish-PM meeting tomorrow sparks speculations

Patna, May 26 (UNI) A meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in New Delhi tomorrow after the latter skipped luncheon meeting called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi today to discuss common opposition Presidential candidate, sparked speculations over his next move in the wake of a series of charges levelled against RJD chief Lalu Prasad, making a difficult situation for him to run Grand Alliance government in Bihar.

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26 May 2017 | 9:20 PM
PM lays foundation for AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam

PM lays foundation for AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam

Guwahati, May 26 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Changsari in Kamrup (rural) district of Assam.

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26 May 2017 | 7:19 PM
Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets Mauritius Prime Minister

Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets Mauritius Prime Minister

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called on the visiting Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth here today.

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26 May 2017 | 8:30 PM
Cong will return to power in 2019 elections:  Veerappa Moily

Cong will return to power in 2019 elections: Veerappa Moily

Visakhapatnam, May 26 (UNI) All India Congress Committee (AICC) senior leader and former Union Law and Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily today charged the Narendra Modi Government with failure on all fronts during its three-year rule, has exuded confidence that the Congress will return to power in the next 2019 elections.

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26 May 2017 | 11:29 PM
CBSE to announce class XII results on Sunday

CBSE to announce class XII results on Sunday

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will declare the class XII results of the Senior School Certificate Examination, 2017 on Sunday.

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26 May 2017 | 9:29 PM

Russian with ties to former Trump aide wants immunity for testimony -NYT

27 May 2017 | 7:37 AM

WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) A Russian oligarch once close to Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, has offered to testify to congressional panels investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election, but lawmakers are rejecting his conditions, the New York Times reported, citing congressional officials.

PM has glorified pride of nation: Raman

PM has glorified pride of nation: Raman

26 May 2017 | 11:39 PM

Raipur, May 26 (UNI) Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on successful completion of three years of the NDA government at the Centre, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today said that the government's policy had glorified the pride of the nation in the entire world.

Romero believes he has proved himself after Europa League final

27 May 2017 | 2:09 AM

By Richard Martin STOCKHOLM, May 26 (REUTERS) Sergio Romero has spent large parts of his club career sitting on the bench but after helping Manchester United win the Europa League, he believes he has shown he is good enough to be the club's number one goalkeeper.

Ford to name new head for Europe, Asia - FT

Ford to name new head for Europe, Asia - FT

25 May 2017 | 5:20 PM

Undated, May 25 (Reuters) Ford Motor Co, which earlier this week named turnaround expert James Hackett as its chief executive officer, will announce replacements for some of its key executive positions as early as Thursday, the Financial Times reported, citing sources.

JPCC celebrates 26th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

21 May 2017 | 6:22 PM

Ranchi, May 21 (UNI) The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee today paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna late Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary which was celebrated by the party as ‘Shahdat Diwas’.

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