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  • Russian lower house speaker dismisses new Ukrainian sanctions
  • BJP releases 2nd list of candidates in Arunachal, 12 names for Sikkim assembly polls
  • INLD legislator Gangwa from Haryana joins BJP
  • UP BJP MLA was shot during Holi
  • Mt Everest: Melting glaciers expose dead bodies
  • No code violation in Rahul's inter-action with college students, but EC seeks 'further report' on contents of speech
  • Pending salary: Mill workers resort to novel agitation
  • Cyclone Idai: '15,000 people still need to be rescued'
  • Blast erupts in factory in Egypt's Ain Sokhna, casualties reported
  • Brexit: Theresa at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
  • Twelve rescued after blast rocks industrial park in eastern China
  • Libya at critical juncture, UN mission head tells SC
  • CM mourns passing away of former MLA & CPI(M) leader Prof Bawant Singh
  • Pak violates ceasefire twice in a day, jawan martyred on LoC
  • Aishwarya Pissay set for Portuguese round of FIM Bajas World Cup
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BJP announces 123 candidates for Andhra Assy, 54 names for Arunachal

BJP announces 123 candidates for Andhra Assy, 54 names for Arunachal

17 Mar 2019 | 6:55 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday released the first list of 54 candidates for the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly and 123 candidates for the Andhra Pradesh assembly elections.

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Pulwama attack: INS Vikramaditya, nuke submarines, other naval assets deployed to deter Pakistan

Pulwama attack: INS Vikramaditya, nuke submarines, other naval assets deployed to deter Pakistan

17 Mar 2019 | 6:00 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Indian Navy had deployed its major naval assets in Arabian Sea to thwart any misadventures from Pakistan, soon after the tensions escalated between India and Pakistan, following the airstrike by Indian Air Force on the terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan in a non-military pre-emptive action on February 26 and also foiling the Pakistani attempt to violate Indian space on February 27, an official statement said here on Sunday.

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Goods from China likely to have nexus with hawala transactions: CAIT

17 Mar 2019 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday expressed concern over imports of goods from China saying that these goods are supposed to have a nexus with hawala transactions resulting in a huge loss of custom duty and IGST revenue to the government.

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Holi celebrated in Chinese Embassy

Holi celebrated in Chinese Embassy

17 Mar 2019 | 5:36 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) China's Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Sunday extended greetings to the people of the nations of India and China, on the festival of colours - 'Holi'.

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Jaitley calls for a war between a performing leader Modi and a 'Mahamilavat Gatbandhan'

Jaitley calls for a war between a performing leader Modi and a 'Mahamilavat Gatbandhan'

17 Mar 2019 | 5:13 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Calling the grand alliance a “Mahamilavat Gatbandhan”, Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the 2019 Lok Sabha elections are between a “tried, tested and a performing leader” and a chaotic crowd of non-leaders.

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Navy Chief to preside over debrief of TROPEX 19 at Kochi on Monday

17 Mar 2019 | 5:07 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will preside over the debrief of the recently-commenced annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX 19) at Kochi on Monday, besides holding deliberations on the road map for future operations, an official statement said here.

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Holi celebrated in Chinese Embassy

17 Mar 2019 | 4:56 PM

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New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) China's Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Sunday extended greetings to the people of the nations of India and China, on the festival of colours - 'Holi'.

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Holi celebrated in Chinese Embassy

Holi celebrated in Chinese Embassy

17 Mar 2019 | 4:05 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) China's Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Sunday extended greetings to the people of the nations of India and China, on the festival of colours - 'Holi'.

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Former Congress leader & Odisha MLA Behera joins BJP

Former Congress leader & Odisha MLA Behera joins BJP

17 Mar 2019 | 3:02 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Odisha MLA Prakash Chandra Behera on Sunday joined the BJP giving the saffron party a major booster in the coastal region in the state.

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Congress creating fake campaigns against PM, says Jaitley

Congress creating fake campaigns against PM, says Jaitley

17 Mar 2019 | 2:57 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Congress has no real issue to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA Government so the grand old party is cooking “fake” stories against him to malign his image, Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR MARCH 17, 2019

17 Mar 2019 | 2:56 PM

New Delhi : Modi, BJP leaders change Twitter handle names prefixing 'Chowkidar' (DI4) New Delhi/Wellington : Five Indians die in.

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2019 Battle: Modi, BJP leaders change Twitter handle names prefixing 'Chowkidar'

2019 Battle: Modi, BJP leaders change Twitter handle names prefixing 'Chowkidar'

17 Mar 2019 | 1:40 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and several Union Ministers on Sunday decided to take the “MainBhiChowkidar” campaign to the next level as most of them changed the Twitter handle names by prefixing the word 'Chowkidar'.

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Will bring about political change in UP with your help: Priyanka to UPites

Will bring about political change in UP with your help: Priyanka to UPites

17 Mar 2019 | 1:16 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) AICC general secretary in-charge for Uttar Pradesh east Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said she was looking to bring about a political change in Uttar Pradesh with help of people of the state.

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Sushma leaves for Maldives on a two-day visit

Sushma leaves for Maldives on a two-day visit

17 Mar 2019 | 1:07 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday left for the Maldives on a two-day visit where she and her delegation will hold talks with her counterpart Abdulla Shahid on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues.

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Consider one-time settlement of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh loans: panel

17 Mar 2019 | 12:14 PM

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) A Parliamentary panel has favoured a one-time settlement of eligible cases
of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) loanees who wish to close their accounts to decrease pending bad loans
with the organisation.

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