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  • 2 motorcyclists killed as lorry dashes them in AP village
  • 2 died in car-autorickshaw accident in Karnataka
  • Electrical AE dies on duty due to cardiac arrest
  • CM asks officials to prepare Health Map for future of Telangana state
  • Special protection force takes out cycle rally
  • 2 killed in accident in Firozabad
  • Twitterati viral with comments on GST controversy in Mersel
  • Anganwadi workers postpone their 40 day dharna, will stage dharna at Jantar Mantar on Nov 17
  • Jitendra Singh reviews mega developmental projects status in Ramban
  • Chava Sanghatna threatens street protest over MSRTC employees issues
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  • Over 100 new water supply schemes coming up in Jammu province
  • Man faked hair chopping to instigate violence in Anantnag: Police
  • 3 from PoK, 1 Bangladesh juvenile inmates lodged in Jammu Juvenile Home
  • Around 71 tonnes of paddy procured in Punjab
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Kovind will make an exceptional Prez: Modi

Kovind will make an exceptional Prez: Modi

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Calling the BJP-NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind a farmer's son, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he will make an exceptional President. "I am sure Shri Ram Nath Kovind will make an exceptional President & continue to be a strong voice for the poor, downtrodden & marginalised," Mr Modi tweeted minutes after BJP chief Amit Shah announced the Bihar Governor's name (Kovind) for the ensuing Presidential elections. In another tweet, the Prime Minister said, "With his illustrious background in the legal arena, Shri Kovind's knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will benefit the nation." Mr Modi said Mr Kovind, who comes from a humble background has devoted his life to public service and worked for poor and marginalised. The BJP chief today announced Mr Kovind's name for the country's highest Constitutional post after party's Parliamentary board meeting here. The nomination is likely to be filed on June 23. Incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee is completing his term on July 24, and a new President has to be elected before that. UNI DS AE 1641

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CBI seeks centre's permission to reopen Bofors case

CBI seeks centre's permission to reopen Bofors case

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought permission from the Centre to allow it to file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court, challenging the Delhi High Court's order in Bofors case.

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21 Oct 2017 | 4:24 PM
Sibi George appointed next Swiss Ambassador

Sibi George appointed next Swiss Ambassador

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) 1993 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Sibi George has been appointed India's next Ambassador to Switzerland.

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21 Oct 2017 | 7:08 PM
Kedarnath blessings not needed to implement  poll promises: Sharad Yadav

Kedarnath blessings not needed to implement poll promises: Sharad Yadav

New Delhi,Oct 21 (UNI) Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to fulfill the promises made to the people, Janata Dal (United-Sharad faction) leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday said that blessings of Kedarnath were not needed for implementing the poll promises.

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21 Oct 2017 | 4:50 PM
PM to launch Phase 1 of Ghogha-Dahej ferry in Gujarat

PM to launch Phase 1 of Ghogha-Dahej ferry in Gujarat

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound Gujarat for the third time this month on Sunday where he will inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej.

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21 Oct 2017 | 7:12 PM
Sitharaman to visit Philippines on Oct 23 to attend 4th ADMM-Plus

Sitharaman to visit Philippines on Oct 23 to attend 4th ADMM-Plus

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will undertake a-three day visit to Pampanga in Philippines for attending the 4th Asian Defence Ministers Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus).

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21 Oct 2017 | 8:14 PM
New Pakistan envoy calls on Sushma Swaraj

New Pakistan envoy calls on Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) In a first high-level meeting between India and Pakistan in recent past, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood met with External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on October 17, sources said here on Saturday.

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21 Oct 2017 | 4:45 PM
Premier Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition seen to win Japan's  snap election Sunday

Premier Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition seen to win Japan's snap election Sunday

Tokyo, Oct 21 (UNI) Japanese voters head to the polls on Sunday in a snap general election in which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is forecast to win a landslide victory.

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21 Oct 2017 | 6:36 PM

Twitterati viral with comments on GST controversy in Mersel

21 Oct 2017 | 9:03 PM

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) With BJP criticising certain remarks against GST and Digital India in Tamil film ‘Mersel’, twitterati exploded with the controversy with a new trending hashtag #TamiliansVsModi followed by a hashtag #MerselVsModi on Friday.

Sushma Swaraj heads to Dhaka to boost ties with Bangladesh

Sushma Swaraj heads to Dhaka to boost ties with Bangladesh

21 Oct 2017 | 7:49 PM

Dhaka, Oct 21 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in the Bangladesh capital Sunday afternoon on a two-day official visit during which the two neighbours will review the entire gamut of their bilateral relations and and explore new avenues for cooperation.

2 motorcyclists killed as lorry dashes them in AP village

21 Oct 2017 | 9:11 PM

Kakinada, Oct 21 (UNI) Two persons were killed on the spot when a the motor cycle they were riding was hit by a speeding lorry loaded with paper reels near Kesavaram village on the canal road between Dwarapudi and Kadiyam , 45 kms from here on Saturday.

SBBSM Sukhanand College, Moga girls lift PU wrestling trophy

21 Oct 2017 | 8:05 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 21 (UNI) With a haul of two gold, one silver and six bronze medals, SBBSM Sukhanand College, Moga emerged champions in the Panjab University Inter- College Wrestling Free Style (Women) Championship for the session 2017-18 here today.

Govt fixes issue price of Rs 2971 per gram for SGBS 2017-18

21 Oct 2017 | 7:12 PM

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) Government of India in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fixed the issue price of Rs 2,971 (Rupees Two thousand Nine hundred Seventy One only) per gram with Settlement on October 30, 2017 for Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (SGBS) 2017 -18, as was also published by RBI in their Press Release dated Oct 20, 2017.

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