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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
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18 Feb 2020 | 8:24 AM

Pal had also received the 'Filmfare' award for his performance in 'Saheb'.

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Actor Tapas Pal passes away

Actor Tapas Pal passes away

18 Feb 2020 | 7:59 AM

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 18 (UNI) Noted actor turned politician Tapas Pal passed away at a private hospital in Mumbai in the early hours of Tuesday following a massive cardiac arrest.

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EC appoints Sushil Chandra of its nominee for proposed J&K delimitation Commission

EC appoints Sushil Chandra of its nominee for proposed J&K delimitation Commission

17 Feb 2020 | 11:20 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) The Election Commission on Monday appointed Sushil Chandra, one of the election commissioners, as it's nominee to the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir.

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As Marandi merges JVM with BJP in Ranchi, two of his MLAs 'merged' party with Cong in Delhi

As Marandi merges JVM with BJP in Ranchi, two of his MLAs 'merged' party with Cong in Delhi

17 Feb 2020 | 11:17 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Hours after Babulal Marandi merged his Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) with BJP in Ranchi, in the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah, two of his MLAs on Monday joined Congress party in the national capital.

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154 eminent citizens backs CAA, NPR & NRC; writes to Prez

17 Feb 2020 | 9:35 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Backing CAA, NPR and NRC, 154 eminent citizens, including former judges, bureaucrats, armed forces officers and academicians, on Monday wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind asking the Centre to look into the prevailing protests in the country against the CAA with gravity and take strict action against those behind these protests.

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Indians brought from Wuhan to ITBP quarantine, starts dispersing from Monday evening

Indians brought from Wuhan to ITBP quarantine, starts dispersing from Monday evening

17 Feb 2020 | 9:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Out of 406 people housed at Indo - Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) makeshift quarantine facility at Chhawla camp at New Delhi, around 200 people on Monday started dispersing to their destination after their final test report for Corona Virus test found negative.

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DCW chief welcomes SC ruling to allow women  Permanent Commission in Army

DCW chief welcomes SC ruling to allow women Permanent Commission in Army

17 Feb 2020 | 9:18 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Welcoming the Supreme Court ruling in which the Apex Court directed the Centre to ensure that women officers got Permanent Commission in the Army, Chairperson, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), Swati Maliwal on Monday said now women too will get Permanent Commission on par with male officers in the Army and if the women decide to win every battle then there will be no obstacle for her.
Earlier in the day, in a historic verdict, the Supreme court, while hearing the Centre's appeal against the Delhi High Court direction, said that the permanent commission will apply to all women officers in the Army in service, irrespective of their years of service.

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BJP welcomes SC verdict on women officers getting PC in Army, says Cong opposed it

BJP welcomes SC verdict on women officers getting PC in Army, says Cong opposed it

17 Feb 2020 | 8:46 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Congratulating the country for creating a history by granting permanent commission to women in defence forces, BJP on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has supported the idea while it was the Congress government which has opposed it.

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HRD Min addresses 33rd Convocation of IGNOU

HRD Min addresses 33rd Convocation of IGNOU

17 Feb 2020 | 8:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday addressed the 33rd Convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University here on Monday.

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'Look into your own performance', Cong to partymen praising AAP Govt

17 Feb 2020 | 8:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Amid differences between the Congress leaders over the Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the Delhi assembly polls, the party high command on Monday came out with a veiled warning that the leaders of outside Delhi should introspect their own performance, instead of commenting on grand old party's Delhi affairs.

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Scotland will attend Caricom summit in Barbados to spur speedy climate action

17 Feb 2020 | 8:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17(UNI) Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will reassure Caribbean leaders that the Commonwealth will keep fighting for bold climate action on the global stage.

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Community kitchens pan-India: SC imposes Rs 5 lakh fine

17 Feb 2020 | 8:03 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday imposed additional costs of Rs 5 lakhs on Delhi, Maharashtra, Odisha, Goa and Manipur for failing to pay costs of Rs 5 lakhs, charged earlier for not filing a detailed affidavit, on a PIL seeking to make a scheme for community kitchen across the country.

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AAP 3.0:Work on Guarantee Card to be top priority

AAP 3.0:Work on Guarantee Card to be top priority

17 Feb 2020 | 7:34 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Fulfilling the promises made in AAP's manifesto and 10-point Guarantee Card will be the top priority of incoming Delhi government, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday.

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Hrithik features in US Documentary series for desireability

Hrithik features in US Documentary series for desireability

17 Feb 2020 | 7:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) In a feather in the cap for Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, the industry heartthrob has featured in a US documentary series for desireability levels.

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ED seizes gold bars, jewellery, foreign & Indian currency worth Rs 3.75 Cr under FEMA

17 Feb 2020 | 6:46 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized gold bars, jewellery weighing 26.97 kgs, silver weighing 12.22 kg and Indian and foreign currencies worth 3.75 crore from three jewellers at Jaipur Kolkata and Chennai, an official release said here on Monday.

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