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  • Anti-Bru settlement movement in Tripura: Tribals launch agitation seeking justice for lynched fireman
  • Bilateral agreement with Saudi in Dec; Hajj rates to increase due to COVID-19: Naqvi
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Madras HC sets aside conviction of US ship crew, frees 35 crew"

Madurai, Nov 27 (UNI) Madras High Court Madurai Bench today set aside the conviction of 35 crew members of the United States-based anti-piracy vessel “MV Seaman Guard Ohio” by a lower court here for unlawfully straying into Indian territorial waters without valid documents and acquitted them from all the charges.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) detained MV Seaman Guard Ohio, a Sierra Leone-flagged vessel of “AdvanFort,” the U.S based company that provides maritime security for cargo and merchant ships from Somalian pirates for violating the International Maritime Border rules and straying into Indian waters off Kanyakumari coast on October 12, 2013.
Tamil Nadu Q branch police officials subsequently arrested all the 35 crew members, including 23 foreign nationals under various sections of Arms Act 1959 and the Essential Commodities Act and seized 35 firearms, 5682 ammunitions, 102 magazines, travel documents, logbook and impounded the vessel on October 18, the same year.
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Assembly Poll : N R Cong likely to announce on alliance with BJP, AIADMK on Nov 26

24 Nov 2020 | 12:17 PM

Puducherry, Nov 24(UNI) Principal Opposition N R Congress is expected to announce on November 26 on forging alliance with BJP and AIADMK for the assembly election in the Union Territory to be held in 2021 when the party’s new office will be inaugurated by party founder President N Rangasamy.

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Anti-Bru settlement movement in Tripura: Tribals launch agitation seeking justice for lynched fireman

24 Nov 2020 | 12:14 PM

Agartala, Nov 24 (UNI) Tribal based organisations and political parties of Tripura including ruling BJP’s ally in the government IPFT spread the agitation across the state demanding immediate arrest of the accused persons involved in the killing of fireman Biswajit Debbarma during anti-Bru settlement movement on Nov 21 at Panisagar.

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Bilateral agreement with Saudi in Dec; Hajj rates to increase due to COVID-19: Naqvi

24 Nov 2020 | 12:12 PM

By Abid Bashir

Srinagar, Nov 24 (UNI) Asserting that the rates to perform Hajj-2021 will increase in view of guidelines (social distancing) to curtail the spread of COVID-19 during the pilgrimage, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the bilateral agreement between India and Saudi Arabia will likely happen in December.

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President arrives in AP, to worship Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala temple

President arrives in AP, to worship Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala temple

24 Nov 2020 | 12:06 PM

Tirupati , Nov 24 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind along with his family members arrived at Renigunta Airport near here by a special Indian Air Force flight from New Delhi on Tuesday.

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Man nabbed for killing nephew

24 Nov 2020 | 11:57 AM

Imphal, Nov 24 (UNI) A man identified as Birchandra Sharma 72 who shot dead his nephew was nabbed from Thangmeiband here today.

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