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  • Trump denounces Manchester attack by "evil losers"
  • Three Engineering students died in a road mishap
  • Norway signs deal to help resume salmon exports to China
  • Stokes credits Smith, IPL stint for improving his game
  • Woman strangulated to death in Bihar
  • Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president
  • Ex-Journo Kashyap to host mural painting exhibition from Ma 26
  • Chennai Oil Market Rates
  • Left and Congress legislators boycotted Bengal Assembly
  • TDU produces policy brief on biodiversity and sustainable tourism
  • Adulterated liquor: Death toll rises to 5
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  • Over 300 cases of diarrohea diagnosed in Poonch, health staff on alert
  • Over 300 cases of diarrohea diagnosed in Poonch, health staff on alert
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India
Delhi MCD bypoll: AAP wins Maujpur, Cong bags Sarai Pipal Thala

Delhi MCD bypoll: AAP wins Maujpur, Cong bags Sarai Pipal Thala

23 May 2017 | 1:49 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been shrouded with alleged 'irregularities' and infighting, today received shot in the arm after its candidate Reshma won the Maujpur MCD bypoll while Congress bagged Sarai Pipal Thala.

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Warm morning in Delhi, minimum settles at 23.3 degrees

Warm morning in Delhi, minimum settles at 23.3 degrees

23 May 2017 | 12:33 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Delhiites today woke up to a warm morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.

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Sonia expresses shock over Manchester attack

Sonia expresses shock over Manchester attack

23 May 2017 | 11:44 AM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Congress president Sonia Gandhi today expressed shock and sadness on the suspected terror attack in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Nepal is "power-cut free" after decades, says senior diplomat

23 May 2017 | 11:10 AM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Smart management of power distribution and the "generosity" of India in providing additional supply contributed in ensuring "power cut free Nepal" in the year 2017 after about two decades, a senior Nepal diplomat has said here.

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Modi condemns Manchester arena attack

Modi condemns Manchester arena attack

23 May 2017 | 10:39 AM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned the blast in Manchester in the UK which has killed 19 people and left 50 injured.

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TV PROGRAMME DD SPORTS

23 May 2017 | 8:07 AM

DD SPORTS 12:00AM Sports Programme 04:00AM Sports Programme 06:00AM Sports Programme 08:00AM Sports Programme 10:00AM Sports Programme 12:00PM Sports Programme 02:00PM Sports Programme 04:00PM Sports Programme 06:00PM Sports Programme 08:00PM Sports Programme 10:00PM Sports Programme ----------- UNI SV

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TV PROGRAMME DD NATIONAL

23 May 2017 | 8:07 AM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Following is the TV programme schedule announced by Doordarshan for tomorrow subject to last minute changes: DD NATIONAL 12:00AM Dil Ko - Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tammanna Hai 12:30AM Do Sau Crore Ki Bottle 01:00AM Gulbano 01:30AM Collector Bahu 02:00AM Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum 02:30AM Door Kinare Milte Hain 03:00AM Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon 03:30AM Piya Ka Aangan 04:00AM Bhakti Sangeet 04:30AM Aaradhana 05:00AM Gyan Darshan 05:30AM Spectacular India 06:00AM Ignou Programme 06:30AM Krishi Darshan 06:55AM Sanskrit Samachar 07:00AM News For Hearing Impaired 07:30AM Aaj Savere 08:30AM Nai Drishti Nai Raah 09:00AM PT Master 09:30AM Pehchan.

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Army major who used kashmiri as 'human shield' awarded

23 May 2017 | 12:41 AM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Major Leetul Gogoi of 53 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion, who recently came to lime light for allegedly using a kashmiri man as human shield in attack from stone pelters, has been awarded COAS Commendation Card.

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Army and Textiles Ministry look for future cooperation

Army and Textiles Ministry look for future cooperation

22 May 2017 | 10:52 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) The Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today said many items of the Ordnance Equipment Factory will be offered to the textile industry for trade in the next three to five years.

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Delhi Court sentences Ex-Coal Ministry Secretary HC Gupta, others in coal scam case

Delhi Court sentences Ex-Coal Ministry Secretary HC Gupta, others in coal scam case

22 May 2017 | 10:29 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) A local court today ordered two-year imprisonment term to Former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and two Senior Government Officials K S Kropha and K C Samaria for irregularities in the allocation of a coal block.

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Jagdish Tytler refuses to undergo polygraph test in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Jagdish Tytler refuses to undergo polygraph test in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

22 May 2017 | 10:17 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Congress leader Jagdish Tytler today refused to undergo polygraph test in a 1984 anti- Sikh riots case, in which he was earlier given a clean chit by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on three occasions.

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Delhi Court sentences Ex-Coal Ministry Secretary HC Gupta, others in coal scam case

22 May 2017 | 9:54 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) A local court today ordered two-year imprisonment term to Former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and two Senior Government Officials K S Kropha and K C Samaria for irregularities in the allocation of a coal block.

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EC postpones RS polls in Goa, Gujarat, WB

EC postpones RS polls in Goa, Gujarat, WB

22 May 2017 | 9:41 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) The Election Commission today postponed Rajya Sabha polls to 10 seats in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal which were to be held on June 8.

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CPI(M) Delhi State Committee slams Centre, state govts for not addressing issues like edu, wages

CPI(M) Delhi State Committee slams Centre, state govts for not addressing issues like edu, wages

22 May 2017 | 9:17 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) CPI(M) Delhi State Committee today blasted the Central and State Governments over multiple issues related to education, employment, PDS and minimum wages which are making the life of common man miserable.

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Cong, Rahul say BJP ruled states descending into chaos, allege that NDA targetting those with different views, different ideologies

Cong, Rahul say BJP ruled states descending into chaos, allege that NDA targetting those with different views, different ideologies

22 May 2017 | 8:56 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Expressing concern over the lynching of six persons by villagers in Jharkhand a few days ago, the Congress today said that BJP ruled states were descending into chaos and lawlessness and alleged that the NDA Government at the Centre was targetting those with different views and different ideologies.

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NDMA conducts training programme for CBRN emergencies

NDMA conducts training programme for CBRN emergencies

22 May 2017 | 8:22 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) A training programme being conducted by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) began here today to improve the preparedness of Parliament House Complex (PHC) security staff to respond to CBRN emergencies, encompassing threats emanating from the use of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and/or Nuclear (CBRN) material.

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Controversial Major, who tied a civilian to a army jeep in Kashmir, awarded by COAS

22 May 2017 | 8:06 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Maj Nitin Gogoi, who had tied a civilian to an Army jeep's bonnet, during movement of a poll-related security contingent in Jammu and Kashmir has been awarded with the Chief of Armed Staff Commendation certificate for his role in counter insurgency operations, according to official sources.

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CPI(M) condemns brutal attack on protesters in Kolkata

22 May 2017 | 8:04 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today strongly condemned the police 'brutality' unleashed on peaceful protesters at the state government headquarters Nabanna in Kolkata claiming that more than 900 protesters were grievously injured and over 100 were in a critical condition.

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Light rain brings down temperature in Delhi, max plummets to 29.4 Deg C

Light rain brings down temperature in Delhi, max plummets to 29.4 Deg C

22 May 2017 | 8:04 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Light rains today brought considerable relief for Delhiites from the hot weather of the past week, plummeting the maximum temperature to 29.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR MAY 22, 2017

22 May 2017 | 7:59 PM

New Delhi : Triple talaq case: AIMPLB files affidavit in SC (DI 26) : Coalgate case: Two year jail term for ex-coal secretary H C Gupta (DI 24) : Manipur road rage case: Victim's parents seek protection (DI 20) Srinagar : Kashmir: Video showing PoK anthem played before match doing rounds on social

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Radha Mohan Singh assigned additional charge of Food & consumer affairs due to indisposition of Ramvilas Paswan

Radha Mohan Singh assigned additional charge of Food & consumer affairs due to indisposition of Ramvilas Paswan

22 May 2017 | 7:49 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh was today given additional charge of the Ministry for Food and Consumer Affairs due to the indisposition of Mr Ram Vilas Paswan, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said.

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Jharkhand mob lynching case: NHRC issues notice to DGP

22 May 2017 | 7:45 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Taking suo motu cognisance of media report that seven persons were allegedly lynched by mob on suspicion of being child kidnappers in Jharkhand, the National Human Rights Commission today issued a notice to the state Director General of Police and asked to file a detailed report on the matter within four weeks.

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DANICS officers' delegation meets Dr Singh, seeks his intervention in delayed promotion

22 May 2017 | 7:33 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) A delegation of DANICS (Delhi Andaman Nicobar Islands Civil Service) officers today met Union Minister of State PMO Dr Jitendra Singh here and sought his intervention for issues related to their delayed promotions and upgradation of seniority lists.

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Smriti hits back at Rahul for his attack on Modi over Jharkhand lynching

Smriti hits back at Rahul for his attack on Modi over Jharkhand lynching

22 May 2017 | 7:26 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Taking a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his remark that BJP ruled states were descending into chaos and lawlessness, Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani today said the "minuscule opposition is growing smaller" as the time passes.

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Zee Hindustan, news channel from Zee, goes on air

22 May 2017 | 7:16 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) After the success of its news and general entertainment channels over the years, the Zee Group has launched a Nationalistic news channel called ‘Zee Hindustan’, which went on air yesterday.

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Address air, water pollution on priority basis, says Harshvardhan after taking addl charge of Env

Address air, water pollution on priority basis, says Harshvardhan after taking addl charge of Env

22 May 2017 | 7:06 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Dr Harsh Vardhan, who today assumed additional charge of Environment Ministry, called for addressing air and water pollution on a priority basis.

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International Day for Biodiversity: Harsh Vardhan calls for protecting biodiversity, halting its loss

International Day for Biodiversity: Harsh Vardhan calls for protecting biodiversity, halting its loss

22 May 2017 | 7:05 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) On the occasion of International Day for Biodiversity, Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today called for protecting biodiversity and halting its loss as it is an essential investment for collective well being of all.

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NDA policy towards Kashmir ‘inconsistent’: Cong

NDA policy towards Kashmir ‘inconsistent’: Cong

22 May 2017 | 6:47 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Terming the NDA Government’s policy towards Jammu and Kashmir as ‘inconsistent’, the Congress today called on the Centre to take the Opposition into confidence to resolve the situation in the state.

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Police arrest 9 for IPL betting

22 May 2017 | 6:44 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) With the arrest of nine people, Delhi police claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket that was being run from a five star hotel in north west Delhi's Rohini area of the city and recovered laptops, mobile phones, note sheets and other materials from them.

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Revival of Handloom & additional employment major achievements in 3 years: Irani

Revival of Handloom & additional employment major achievements in 3 years: Irani

22 May 2017 | 6:17 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Revival of Handloom sector and ensuring additional employment in the Jute sector have been two primary achievements of the Textiles Ministry during the past three years, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said here today .

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