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  • Implementation of GST in its current form will have wider legal, political ramifications: Tarigami
  • Now, ED serves notice to Huriyat leader Geelani for possessing dollars illegally
  • Cong to boycott GST launch, says Modi has trivialised 'Freedom at midnight moment'
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CBI announces Rs 10 lakh for providing info of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed

CBI announces Rs 10 lakh for providing info of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed

29 Jun 2017 | 9:42 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation has announced a reward of Rs10 lakh for providing information of missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed.

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Paswan approves amendments in Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

Paswan approves amendments in Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

29 Jun 2017 | 9:36 PM

New Delhi, Jul 29 (UNI) Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has approved amendments in the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 and the rules will come in to force with effect from January 1 next year.

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Cong, CPI-M term PM's statement on lynching as mere 'eyewash'

29 Jun 2017 | 9:27 PM

New Delhi, June 29 (UNI) The Congress today termed as ‘’eye wash’’ the Prime Minister’s statement against the killing of people in the name of cow protection.

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Cong to boycott GST launch, says Modi has trivialised 'Freedom at midnight moment'

Cong to boycott GST launch, says Modi has trivialised 'Freedom at midnight moment'

29 Jun 2017 | 9:11 PM

New Delhi, June 29 (UNI) Announcing its decision to boycott tomorrow’s midnight GST launch at Parliament, the Congress today dubbed it just as a ‘’tamasha’ (‘spectacle) and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was insulting the ‘’freedom at midnight moment’’ by giving a similar importance to a taxation event.

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Now, ED serves notice to Huriyat leader Geelani for possessing dollars illegally

29 Jun 2017 | 8:59 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today issued show cause notice to Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for possession of foreign exchange to the tune of US $10,000 "illegally".

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Terror to figure prominently at G20 Summit, It's in line with

Terror to figure prominently at G20 Summit, It's in line with "Modi's approach": MEA

29 Jun 2017 | 8:52 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Terrorism will figure prominently at the G20 Summit at Hamburg in Germany next month, a senior official in the Ministry of External Affairs said here and maintained that the talks proposed at Leaders' Retreat on the theme of terror is also in "alliance" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's own approach on the issue.

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Assy passes resolutions for reservation of seats for Delhi students

Assy passes resolutions for reservation of seats for Delhi students

29 Jun 2017 | 8:40 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) After a short duration discussion regarding reservation of seats for Delhi's students in colleges, the Delhi Assembly today passed resolutions in these regard including 85 per-cent reservation of seats in colleges that are funded by the State Government.

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Defence deals may be off the shelf during PM Modi's Israel visit: MEA official

29 Jun 2017 | 8:20 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Notwithstanding expectations at certain quarters about major defence deals during the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian Foreign ministry officials today said defence pacts are "cumbersome" and those need longer negotiations and may not be part of this visit.

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Congress decision to boycott GST launch unfortunate: Govt

Congress decision to boycott GST launch unfortunate: Govt

29 Jun 2017 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Government today described as 'unfortunate' the Congress move to boycott tomorrow’s midnight function in Parliament’s Central Hall for launch of the GST, and dismissed all the reasons given by the Opposition party for its decision.

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NDMA to conduct mock exercise in Delhi tom to check quake preparedness

NDMA to conduct mock exercise in Delhi tom to check quake preparedness

29 Jun 2017 | 7:20 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with the Delhi Government will conduct a mock exercise here tomorrow, to improve preparedness and response mechanisms of the local administration in the event of an earthquake.

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Delhi BJP urges Baijal to order probe into drain de-silting scam

Delhi BJP urges Baijal to order probe into drain de-silting scam

29 Jun 2017 | 6:50 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Delhi BJP today urged Lt Governor Anil Baijal to order a high level probe into drain de-silting scam under Public Works Department (PWD) of Delhi Government.

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Congress terms GST launch a publicity stunt

Congress terms GST launch a publicity stunt

29 Jun 2017 | 6:29 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Congress today announced that it would boycott the Goods and Service Tax (GST) launch function at midnight on Friday in Parliament House, dubbing it as a 'publicity stunt.

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Yuva Puraskar 2018: Sahitya Akademi invites books from young Indian authors

Yuva Puraskar 2018: Sahitya Akademi invites books from young Indian authors

29 Jun 2017 | 6:11 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Sahitya Akademi today invited books from publishers and young Indian authors for Yuva Puraskar 2018.

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Rajnath urges people to support martyrs' families

Rajnath urges people to support martyrs' families

29 Jun 2017 | 6:07 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today urged people to visit BharatKeVeer web portal and support the martyrs' families.

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Election of Vice-President on Aug 5, result the same day

Election of Vice-President on Aug 5, result the same day

29 Jun 2017 | 5:38 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The election to the office of Vice-President of the country will be held on August 5 and results will be announced the same day, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said here today announcing the schedule.

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AIMIM leader joins issue with PM on cow vigilante, says Modi should walk the talk

AIMIM leader joins issue with PM on cow vigilante, says Modi should walk the talk

29 Jun 2017 | 5:28 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi today said that no amount of talks and appeal even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have any impact vis-a-vis the role of the gau-rakshaks (cow protectors) and their vigilante.

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Bypoll announcement in Nagaland comes just months before Assembly elections

Bypoll announcement in Nagaland comes just months before Assembly elections

29 Jun 2017 | 5:23 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The announcement of by-elections to the vacant Northern Angami-I assembly seat for July 29 by the Election Commission today comes at a time when the state politics is in flux as in all probability the incumbent Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu is likely to contest the bypoll.

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Centre sanctions Rs 795.54-crore to Karnataka

29 Jun 2017 | 5:11 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Central Government today announced Rs 795.

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NALSA launches web app for free legal services to prisoners

NALSA launches web app for free legal services to prisoners

29 Jun 2017 | 4:39 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) here today launched a web application for free legal services to the prisoners.

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Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

29 Jun 2017 | 4:28 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Kapil Mishra was today marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly on the second day of the two-day special session.

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Delhi Police join hands with Sambandh foundation to make north Delhi schools tobacco-free

Delhi Police join hands with Sambandh foundation to make north Delhi schools tobacco-free

29 Jun 2017 | 4:22 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Delhi Police and North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) Education Department today joined hands with Sambandh Health Foundation and Max India to make all the educational institutes in North Delhi tobacco-free.

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Bypolls to fill casual vacancies in Legislative Assemblies of Arunachal, Nagaland on July 29

29 Jun 2017 | 3:36 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Bye-elections to fill casual vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland will be held on July 29.

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Cong not to attend tomorrow's special GST session in Parliament

Cong not to attend tomorrow's special GST session in Parliament

29 Jun 2017 | 3:03 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The Congress has decided not to attend tomorrow's special midnight function in Parliament on Goods and Services Tax (GST), according to sources.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR JUNE 29, 2017

29 Jun 2017 | 3:02 PM

New Delhi : Successful launch of GSAT-17 communication satellite (DI10) : Cong not to attend tomorrow's special GST session in Parliament (DI16) Mumbai : Dossa buried in Mumbai graveyard (BY2) New Delhi : 23-week fetus: Report submitted in SC (DI17) : 2,000 criminal

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Successful launch of GSAT-17 communication satellite

Successful launch of GSAT-17 communication satellite

29 Jun 2017 | 2:30 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) GSAT-17 today became India’s third communication satellite to successfully reach orbit in the past two months.

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23-week fetus: Report submitted in SC

29 Jun 2017 | 2:27 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) The PG Department of a Kolkata Hospital, comprising of seven expert doctors, submitted its medical report today to the Supreme Court regarding the medical condition of a Kolkata-based woman, who sought a direction from it to terminate her 23-week old pregnancy.

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2,000 criminal cases filed for encroachment on Waqf properties: Naqvi

2,000 criminal cases filed for encroachment on Waqf properties: Naqvi

29 Jun 2017 | 2:13 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) More than 2,000 criminal cases have been filed in connection with encroachment on Waqf properties by Waqf mafias and strict action taken against many sitting at top posts in Waqf boards in last three years, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.

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CONGRESS TO BOYCOTT TOMORROW'S SPECIAL PARLIAMENT SESSION ON GST

29 Jun 2017 | 1:50 PM

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Sonia compliments ISRO for successful launch of GSAT-17

Sonia compliments ISRO for successful launch of GSAT-17

29 Jun 2017 | 1:33 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) Congress president Sonia Gandhi today complimented ISRO, for the successful launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-17, from Kourou, French Guiana.

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Vijay Gokhale is new Economic Relations Secy in MEA

Vijay Gokhale is new Economic Relations Secy in MEA

29 Jun 2017 | 1:07 PM

New Delhi, Jun 29 (UNI) India's envoy to China Vijay Gokhale has been appointed as Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs.

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