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Cong voices shock at death of Palestinians in action by Israeli forces in Gaza

Cong voices shock at death of Palestinians in action by Israeli forces in Gaza

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) The Congress on Thursday expressed its shock over the death of several Palestinian protesters in Gaza in action by Israeli armed forces and urged all parties to act with restraint and work for a negotiated and acceptable settlement of the dispute.

In a statement here, Deputy Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party Anand Sharma said, 'The deaths of a large number of Palestinian protesters in Gaza, including women and children, caused by the action of the Israeli armed forces, which also left thousands of Palestinians injured has invited international outrage and condemnation.

"The Congress expresses its deep sense of shock and grief over the incident and condemns the excessive use of force on the Palestinian people.'

'The Congress party reaffirms its solidarity with the people of Palestine in their just struggle for the creation of a Independent state of Palestine within secure borders. It urges all parties concerned to act with restraint and work for a negotiated and acceptable resolution of the dispute,' Mr Sharma said.

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Signalling related issue affects Delhi Metro services on Magenta Line

Signalling related issue affects Delhi Metro services on Magenta Line

12 Dec 2018 | 8:20 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Delhi Metro services were briefly affected on Magenta Line on Wednesday afternoon due to a signalling related issue.

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8 Parliamentarians to be honoured by Vice Prez

8 Parliamentarians to be honoured by Vice Prez

12 Dec 2018 | 8:11 PM

New Delhi , Dec 12(UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will honor eight Parliamentarians, including NCP supremo Sharad Pawar , BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi and Hema Malini and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on December 13 for their contributions and performance in strengthening Parliamentary Democracy.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR DECEMBER 12, 2018

12 Dec 2018 | 8:00 PM

Raipur : Chhattisgarh Congress consultations begin to choose CM (DR47)
Hyderabad : Guv Narasimhan invites KCR to form new Govt in Telangana (MS37)
New Delhi : Rajya Sabha adjourned after uproar on issue of Cauvery Delta farmers (PAR13)
Lucknow : SP will support Congress govt in MP: Akhilesh (DR31)
New Delhi : RS okays Bill to fix term of Chairperson of National Trust for
Welfare of Persons with Disabilities (PAR 15)
Mumbai : Shaktikanta says try to uphold autonomy, core values of RBI (DC46)
Jammu : RFID implanted mules at Vaishno Devi track: CEO (DR26)
New Delhi : Govt committed to increase India’s health spending to 2.

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Delhiites witness light drizzle , air remains 'very poor'

Delhiites witness light drizzle , air remains 'very poor'

12 Dec 2018 | 7:32 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Delhiites witnessed light drizzle in some parts of the city on Wednesday evening after going through a pleasant day, as maximum temperature settled at 21.

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Centre has no pan-India farm loan waiver plan

12 Dec 2018 | 7:12 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) The Centre doesn't propose a pan-india farm loan waiver but aims for the growth of the agriculture sector by growing farmers' income, Additional Secretary in the Agriculture Ministry, Ashok Dalwai, said on Wednesday.

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