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  • Woman-son duo among 3 booked for creating fake ID of woman in Jalandhar
  • Visitor’s Conference on NEP concludes with commitment of successful implementation of Policy
  • Governor Koshyari condoles demise of Roza Deshpande
  • UP registers 5,827 new Covid cases, 84 deaths
  • AAP rebels form Punjab Regional Discussion Front
  • Nothing in common between Cong manifestos, Centre's farm laws: Punjab CM
  • Three bills related to Labour reforms introduced in Lok Sabha
  • Music video featuring CSK cricketers saluting COVID-19 frontline warriors launched
  • To make farming lucrative, MKSY saves 'farming' from 'crushing factors' & making land fertile :DC
  • Communist leader Roza Deshpande no more
  • Lebanese Red Cross to provide 300 USD monthly for 10,000 families affected by Beirut's explosions
  • Nine arrested terrorists of Al-Qaeda plans to launch attacks at different cities in India : NIA
  • NEP sets vision of developing equitable & vibrant knowledge society: President
  • HI conducts online workshops for Technical Officials and Umpire
  • Pakistani security forces kill 4 terrorists in Balochistan: Pakistan army
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Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 begins on spirited note, Nobel Laureate Abhijit to be star speaker

Jaipur Literature Festival 2020 begins on spirited note, Nobel Laureate Abhijit to be star speaker

Jaipur, Jan 23 (UNI) The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2020, considered one of the biggest literary events in the world, kickstarted here on Thursday, captivating some of the most renowned litterateurs and book lovers alike, while the star presence of Nobel Laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee was set to make the event awe-inspiring.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said this was a perfect opportunity for the intellectuals to do their 'Mann ki Baat', while contemplating on the stuff being printed nowadays, under the garb of literature.
For one last time, the historic 19th-century Diggi Palace will host the 13th edition of JLF, with the extravaganza set to move to another location within the city next year.

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Post Harsimrat 's resignation high degree drama, her statement aimed at pleasing PM: Jakhar

Post Harsimrat 's resignation high degree drama, her statement aimed at pleasing PM: Jakhar

19 Sep 2020 | 6:03 PM

Commenting on a statement made by Harsimrat Kaur Badal to a TV channel after her resignation in which she said she herself was not calling these laws anti-farmer but farmers were calling these laws anti-farmer, Jakhar said all these facts were proof in itself that the SAD leaders were still being hedged with power.

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UP registers 5,827 new Covid cases, 84 deaths

19 Sep 2020 | 5:56 PM

Lucknow, Sep 19 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh reported 5,827 fresh Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Saturday, taking the total infections to 3,48,517, while death toll went up to 4,953 with 84 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

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AAP rebels form Punjab Regional Discussion Front

19 Sep 2020 | 5:53 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) Four Punjab legislators have decided to form a new platform called Punjab Regional Discussion Front to brainstorm on various issues plaguing the state.

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Nothing in common between Cong manifestos, Centre's farm laws: Punjab CM

19 Sep 2020 | 5:52 PM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday asked the Akalis to stop lying and misleading the people of the state by picking selective portions of the Congress manifestos, which did not even remotely propose any of the anti-farmer moves that the BJP-led Central Government was trying to push on the poor farmers to promote the interests of their rich corporate friends.

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To make farming lucrative, MKSY saves 'farming' from 'crushing factors' & making land fertile :DC

19 Sep 2020 | 5:39 PM

But in the last few years, nuisance created by stray and wild animals has compelled the farmers to give up farming at many places. Thus, turning farming into a loss deal. Observing this, the State government came up with the Mukhyamantri Khet Sansarakshan Yojana to protect their crops from stray and wild animals, informed Deputy Commissioner, Kangra Rakesh Kumar Prajapati.

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