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  • HP: 45 3 pc polling till 1300 hrs
  • Indian Hockey team arrives for FIH Men’s series finals, join the national camp with 14 other core members
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother confirms prez run
  • 45-50 pc polling till 1300 hrs in bypoll to 4 Assembly seats in TN
  • Cyber attack on several Sri Lanka websites
  • Around 40 per cent turnout recorded till 1 PM in Bengal; Sporadic incidents reported
  • Amid tight security re-polling commenced in 34 booths in Odisha
  • Turnout about 50 pc until 1300 hrs in MP
  • Russia registers 14 truce breaches in Syria over past 24 hours - Russian Military
  • Local Taliban commander killed by own bomb in Eastern Afghanistan - Reports
  • 52 89 % vote recorded till 1300hrs on 3 LS seats of Jharkhand
  • Sprinter Dutee Chand admits being in same-sex relationship
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Coal mines' fire in Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway route close to surface: Govt

Coal mines' fire in Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway route close to surface: Govt

New Delhi, Jul 24 (UNI) Fire in the coal mines, which are under the Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway track, is raging very close to the surface, between 8 to 35 metres, the Government said today. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines Minister Piyush Goyal said nine coal mines falling in the Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway track are affected by underground fire. He said that in eight out of the nine mines, there is existence of fire less than 35 metre beneath the surface, while in the other one -- AKWMC mine fire exists at a cover (depth from surface) of 8-20 meters. Mr Goyal also said that two schemes have been prepared to deal with the dangerous situation. He further informed that according to Coal India Limited (CIL), there is presence of 263 million tonnes of coal reserve under the route in the coal bearing area. Significantly, on June 10 the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had ordered the closure of Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway line, affected by underground coal mine fire, which had disrupted the movement of around 24 trains in the region. UNI KU RSA SNU 1648

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'Aap fir bane Pradhan Mantri', Modi gets veteran Mulayam's blessing

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13 Feb 2019 | 7:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Samajwadi Party stalwart Mulayam Singh Yadav, a renowned anti-BJP leader, on Wednesday sprang a major surprise when he congratulated and wished the NDA combine that it wins the general elections to be held in a few months.

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LS Speaker Mahajan gives emotional farewell to 16th Lok Sabha

LS Speaker Mahajan gives emotional farewell to 16th Lok Sabha

13 Feb 2019 | 6:35 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) The 16th Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan getting emotional in her valedictory speech in which she thanked all members for their support in the functioning of the House in last five years.

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As CAG backs govt on Rafale, PM uses 'earthquake' jibe against Rahul

As CAG backs govt on Rafale, PM uses 'earthquake' jibe against Rahul

13 Feb 2019 | 6:34 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Close on the heels of CAG report giving clean chit to the government on Rafale deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his 'when I speak, there will be earthquake' and said five years have gone and no tremor could disturb him or his government.

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Country's prestige shot up globally because of full-majority govt, says Modi

Country's prestige shot up globally because of full-majority govt, says Modi

13 Feb 2019 | 5:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid emphasis on the importance of clear mandate for a 'full-majority' government and said this was single biggest reason for the country's prestige to have gone up in the past few years.

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