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Cong, Left parties moot Prakash Ambedkar's name as Opp nominee to counter BJP

Cong, Left parties moot Prakash Ambedkar's name as Opp nominee to counter BJP

New Delhi, Jun 19 (UNI) Hours after the BJP fielded party's Dalit face -- yet a low profile leader -- Ram Nath Kovind for the ensuing Presidential elections, the Congress and other parties are mooting the idea of projecting Prakash Ambedkar as their nominee. "We will not give BJP a cakewalk. Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Dalit icon and Bharat Ratna BR Ambedkar, is one of the candidates we are exploring," an informed source in the Left parties told UNI here. Sources said, the move was mooted between CPI, CPI-M and Congress leaders late evening today, close on the heels BSP supremo Mayawati suggesting that her party can back the Opposition-sponsored candidate, if there was a "better Dalit candidate" than the BJP-led NDA's choice -- Mr Kovind. UNI DEVN RJ SNU 2247

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Parliament House soon to have Creche facility

Parliament House soon to have Creche facility

20 Feb 2018 | 2:57 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Parliament House will soon be setting an example of an inclusive and supportive work environment for its women employees by establishing crèche facility on its premises.

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Cabinet approves doubling, electrification of Bhatni-Aurnihar line

20 Feb 2018 | 2:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Cabinet on Tuesday approved 116.

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Cabinet gives nod to Silkyara Bend-Barkot tunnel in Uttarkhand

20 Feb 2018 | 2:54 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Cabinet on Tuesday approved construction of 4.

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Cabinet approves six-laning of Nidagatta-Mysuru sec in Karnataka

20 Feb 2018 | 2:53 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Cabinet on Tuesday approved six-laning of Nidagatta-Mysuru section of NH-275 on Hybrid Annuity Mode in Karnataka.

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Fire in battery factory in Patparganj

20 Feb 2018 | 2:20 PM

No major damage was reported in the fire, which broke out at 1235 hours, fire officials said.

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