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  • Basic amenities to be further strengthened in Jharkhand: Hemant
  • Best wishes to Fadnavis for good work in Delhi: Jayant Patil
  • British followed "divide and rule", Modi following "divert and rule": Kanhaiya
  • Bengal Governor condoles death of academician-turned-politician Krishna Bose
  • Make agriculture more attractive and sustainable: Venkaiah Naidu
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Internet, social media have democratised journalism, but brought many anxieties: Prez
  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
  • Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal
  • PM Modi not accompanying President Trump to Agra, Defence, security, energy tie ups likely
  • Privacy rights cannot be for protection of terrorists, corrupt: Prasad
India

Minister meets Paswan, requests him to release Rs 4,000 cr arrears to aP

18 Feb 2020 | 6:32 PM

New Delhi,Feb 18 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Minister Food & Civil Supplies Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao met Union Minister Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi and requested him to release Rs.4,000 crore arrears from FCI to the state.

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Indian nationals may consider travelling to Iraq except for five provinces:MEA

Indian nationals may consider travelling to Iraq except for five provinces:MEA

18 Feb 2020 | 6:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) In a travel advisory, External Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said that Indian nationals may now consider travelling to Iraq except to the five provinces of Nineveh, Salahuddin, Diyala, Anbar, and Kirkuk.

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AAP MLA Bhardwaj to organise 'Sundar Kand' on first Tuesday of every month

18 Feb 2020 | 6:07 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson and Greater Kailash MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj on Tuesday said that he would organise recitation of Ramayana's Sundar Kand in different parts of his constituency on the first Tuesday of every month and also extended the open invitation for all.

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Cong demands release of NSO report on consumer spending, says Govt 'hiding' poverty

18 Feb 2020 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Congress on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led Union government for 'hiding' National Statistical Office's report on consumer spending and demanded that the report be released.

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MHRD to celebrate Matribhasha Diwas on Feb 21

18 Feb 2020 | 5:51 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Matribhasha Diwas, which is on February 21, will be celebrated by HRD Ministry across the country, a statement said here on Tuesday.

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Apex court times Mallya plea for after Holi

Apex court times Mallya plea for after Holi

18 Feb 2020 | 5:37 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned, till after the Holi break, hearing on a petition filed by elusive and beleaguered liquor baron, Vijay Mallya, against Enforcement Directorate's proceedings to declare him a fugitive economic offender.

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Police files chargesheet in Jamia violence case, names Sharjeel Imam as 'instigator'

Police files chargesheet in Jamia violence case, names Sharjeel Imam as 'instigator'

18 Feb 2020 | 5:13 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Delhi Police have filed the chargesheet in the December 15 Jamia-New Friends Colony violence case, naming Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam as an "instigator'.
Police said the chargesheet was filed on February 13. CCTV clips, call detail records and statements of more than 100 witnesses were attached. No Jamia Millia Islamia student has been named in the chargesheet.

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J P Nadda appoints Saroj Pandey as observer for Delhi BJP

J P Nadda appoints Saroj Pandey as observer for Delhi BJP

18 Feb 2020 | 4:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) BJP national president J P Nadda on Tuesday appointed party's Rajya Sabha MP Saroj Pandey as the central observer to oversee the election of legislature party leader in the Delhi Assembly.

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Fadnavis 2014 election papers: SC reserves order on review plea

Fadnavis 2014 election papers: SC reserves order on review plea

18 Feb 2020 | 4:37 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a review petition filed by former Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, against a October, 2019, judgement that allowed a trial court to consider a complaint against him for not disclosing all criminal cases in nomination papers filed for 2014 state polls.

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Govt to facilitate doubling of milk processing capacity by 2025

Govt to facilitate doubling of milk processing capacity by 2025

18 Feb 2020 | 4:23 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Government will facilitate doubling of milk processing capacity to 108 million MT by 2025 from 53.5 million MT and is continuously working towards increasing milk productivity through genetic improvement and reduction of input cost.

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Slam for slums: Congress criticises Govt for constructing wall to hide jhuggis in Ahmedabad

18 Feb 2020 | 4:03 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Taking on the BJP-led Union government for its policies on various issues, the Congress on Tuesday criticised Gujarat government's decision to construct a wall to keep a slum out of sight during US President Donald Trump's visit to Gujarat on February 24, and said, 'this is BJP's new India'.

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302 Wuhan evacuees left ITBP quarantine centre till Tuesday afternoon: ITBP

302 Wuhan evacuees left ITBP quarantine centre till Tuesday afternoon: ITBP

18 Feb 2020 | 3:38 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) Altogether 302 out of 406 Wuhan evacuees staying at the Indo-Tibetan Border Police makeshift quarantine facility at Chhawla camp here, including seven Maldivians, have left for their residence till 1300 hrs Tuesday, ITBP officials said.

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Indian nationals may consider travelling to five Iraqi provinces:MEA

Indian nationals may consider travelling to five Iraqi provinces:MEA

18 Feb 2020 | 3:17 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) In a travel advisory, External Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said that Indian nationals may now consider travelling to Iraq except to the five provinces of Nineveh, Salahuddin, Diyala, Anbar, and Kirkuk.

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Priyanka shares rare pictures of 'million beautiful moments' on her wedding anniversary

Priyanka shares rare pictures of 'million beautiful moments' on her wedding anniversary

18 Feb 2020 | 3:08 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) On the anniversary of her wedding with businessman Robert Vadra, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday shared a collage of 'a million beautiful moments' of 'love, tears, laughter, fury, friendship and family'.

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Govt renames IDSA as 'Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses'

Govt renames IDSA as 'Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses'

18 Feb 2020 | 2:08 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The government on Tuesday decided to rename 'The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses' (IDSA) as 'Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses'.

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