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Specific verbal language conjoins effective communication in parenting: CCAW

17 Jan 2017 | 12:28 AM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Underlining consistency as the most important aspect of communication between parents and teenagers, Child and Adolescent Well being (CCAW) today said that healthy communication is only effective with parenting, if it is bridged over a specific verbal language and skill of listening.

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UP assembly polls: BJP candidates for Phase 1, Phase-2

16 Jan 2017 | 9:27 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party today released list of 149 candidates for the two phases of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, here.

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Mulayam loses 'cycle' to Akhilesh in a game-changer EC decision

16 Jan 2017 | 9:24 PM

New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 16 (UNI) In a significant decision by the Election Commission that could turn the course of electoral politics in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today won the ‘cycle’ symbol and recognition as the real Samajwadi Party in a battle with father and SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, ending months of speculation and confusion among the party ranks.

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Vikrant proposes Monalisa, couple to have grand wedding inside Bigg Boss house

Vikrant proposes Monalisa, couple to have grand wedding inside Bigg Boss house

16 Jan 2017 | 9:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) In what is a ‘fairytale turning into reality’ for actress and ‘Bigg Boss’ contestant Monalisa, she will get married to her boyfriend Vikrant inside the ‘Bigg Boss’ house, sources in the colors channel said.

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Thanks to numbers : 'Son' Akhilesh humbles dad Mulayam

16 Jan 2017 | 9:12 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) In democracy number counts.

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Goa polls: EC issues notice to Kejriwal for asking voters to accept bribe offered by Oppn

16 Jan 2017 | 9:10 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Election Commission today issued a notice to Delhi Chief Minister and AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal for violating the Model Code of Conduct(MCC) in poll-bound Goa during his public speech in the state on January 8 in which he had asked voters to accept bribe offered by BJP and Congress.

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Punjab Assembly polls: BJP declares final list of 6 candidates

16 Jan 2017 | 9:03 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party today released its final list of six candidates for the Punjab Assembly polls, here.

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U'khand assembly polls: BJP's list of 64 candidates

16 Jan 2017 | 9:02 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party today released list of 64 candidates for Uttarakhand Assembly polls, here.

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Delhiites experiences chilly day, max drops to 19.1 deg C

16 Jan 2017 | 8:50 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) After brief respite yesterday, chilly weather returned to the Capital today with the maximum plummeting to 19.

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Cong welcomes awarding of Samajwadi 'Cycle' to Akhilesh

16 Jan 2017 | 8:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Congress today welcomed the order of the Election Commission, awarding the Samajwadi party symbol ‘cycle’ to the Akhilesh Yadav faction.

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Assembly polls: BJP announces 64 candidates for U'khand, 149 for UP

16 Jan 2017 | 8:46 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party today released first list of 64 candidates for Uttarakhand and 149 candidates for the two phases of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

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Text of EC order on Samajwadi Party name and symbol

Text of EC order on Samajwadi Party name and symbol

16 Jan 2017 | 8:15 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Following is the text of the Election Commission order on Samajwadi Party name and symbol issed today.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR JANUARY 16, 2017

16 Jan 2017 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi : Blow to Mulayam, Samajwadi 'Cycle' goes to son Akhilesh (DI 49) : GST to be rolled out from July 1 instead of April 1: Jaitley (DI 48) : RBI raises cash withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 from ATM (DI 36) Srinagar/Kolkata: Cold weather conditions continue; J&K, HP receive fresh snowfall; Mandla, MP, at 3.

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Dangal girl Zaira apologises for meeting J&K CM, doesn't want to be considered role model

Dangal girl Zaira apologises for meeting J&K CM, doesn't want to be considered role model

16 Jan 2017 | 7:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Kashmiri girl Zaira Wasim, who played Geeta Phogat in the Aamir Khan-starrer 'Dangal', today created a stir when she apologised on the social media, soon after she was trolled and got death threats in social media for meeting state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

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National Alliance Against Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation to be set up

16 Jan 2017 | 7:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Concerned over the rising incidents of sexual abuse and exploitation of children, the Ministry of Women & Child Development will form a National Alliance Against Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation with the aim of developing a comprehensive outreach system to engage parents, schools, communities, NGO partners and local government bodies as well as police and lawyers to ensure better implementation of child protection and child rights.

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Amarinder to fight Badal from Lambi, Sidhu gets Amritsar East, Bittu to take on Sukhbir in Jalalabad in Cong 4th list

16 Jan 2017 | 7:51 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to file his nomination papers against SAD heavyweight Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal from Lambi on Wednesday with the Congress high command clearing his name for the seat this evening, while announcing tickets from six more seats and changing the nominees from four others.

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Kejri, Justice Lokur chair meeting of governing council of DDRS

16 Jan 2017 | 7:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Supreme Court Judge Justice Madan B Lokur today chaired a meeting of the Governing Council of the Delhi Dispute Resolution Society here.

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Blow to Mulayam, Samajwadi 'Cycle' goes to son Akhilesh

16 Jan 2017 | 7:46 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) In a major victory to the Akhilesh Yadav-Ram Gopal camp, the Election Commission today allotted Samajwadi Party name and symbol 'Cycle' to them, ending months of speculation and confusion among the party ranks.

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GST to be rolled out from July 1 instead of April 1: Jaitley

GST to be rolled out from July 1 instead of April 1: Jaitley

16 Jan 2017 | 7:39 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced that the date for effective implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been deferred to July 1, 2017, since the final draft and getting approval from the Legislative bodies is yet to be done.

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Akhilesh gets Samajwadi Party symbol 'Cycle'

Akhilesh gets Samajwadi Party symbol 'Cycle'

16 Jan 2017 | 7:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) In a major blow to veteran Samajwadi Party founder leader Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Election Commission today allotted 'Cycle' symbol to his rival camp headed by his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

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Jitendra Singh discusses tourism promotion plans for Shillong

16 Jan 2017 | 7:28 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh discussed here today the tourism promotion plans for Shillong and other surrounding areas of the Northeast with a group of professionals led by Member of Parliament from Tura, Meghalaya Conrad K Sangma.

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GST to be rolled out from July 1 instead of April 1: Jaitley

16 Jan 2017 | 7:22 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) After building consensus on cross empowerment and issue of dual control, the date for effective implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been deferred to July 1, 2017, since the final draft and getting approved from legislative bodies is yet to be done.

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Nadda inaugurates national workshop on fire safety in healthcare facilities

16 Jan 2017 | 7:16 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda today called for “zero tolerance” with regard to risk of fire, saying sensitisation towards fire safety is key to preventing any untoward incident in hospitals.

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GST Council decides revenue share formula, Bengal FM Amit Mitra records dissent

GST Council decides revenue share formula, Bengal FM Amit Mitra records dissent

16 Jan 2017 | 7:06 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra recorded his "dissent" at the GST Council meeting of Finance Ministers on one issue of sharing of tax collection under the new regime, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here today.

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Tiwari wants immediate notification of Municipal wards as per delimitation approved by LG

16 Jan 2017 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Demanding immediate notification and publication of new Municipal wards as per delimitation approved by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari today said that if the State Government fails to do so then they would be forced to hold demonstration in public interest.

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AKHILESH YADAV CAMP GETS SAMAJWADI PARTY 'CYCLE' SYMBOL: RAM GOPAL YADAV

16 Jan 2017 | 6:58 PM

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BJP declares 64 candidates for U'khand, 149 for UP

16 Jan 2017 | 6:54 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party today released first list of candidates for Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

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Anil Shinde to be Cong nominee for Mah Council poll

16 Jan 2017 | 6:13 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) Congress President Sonia Gandhi has approved the name of Mr Anil Shinde for the elections to the Maharashtra Legisaltive council.

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Delhi Govt to open vocational training centres to enhance skill dev in educational institutes

16 Jan 2017 | 6:05 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) To enhance skill development in educational institutes in the National Capital, the Aam Aadmi Party Government will be opening new vocational training centres and strengthening the existing ones.

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IRCTC offers 6-night & -7-day Aastha Circuit Tourist Train from Guwahati

16 Jan 2017 | 6:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) With an aim to make Northeast region a destination which is rich in cultural heritage and biodiversity, the Railways has announced the launch of Aastha Circuit Tourist Train from Guwahati.

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