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In support of India's fight against terror, France to freeze assets of JeM chief Azhar

In support of India's fight against terror, France to freeze assets of JeM chief Azhar

15 Mar 2019 | 4:12 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) In a major display of strategic partnership with India and solidarity on the issue of terror, France on Friday announced that it will "freeze" all assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar in application of the country's Monetary and Financial Code.

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Kharge refuses to attend Lokpal Selection Committee meet as special invitee

Kharge refuses to attend Lokpal Selection Committee meet as special invitee

15 Mar 2019 | 3:46 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) Charging the government of making opposition as “voiceless” in the critical manner like selection of Lokpal, Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday rejected the centre’s invite to be a special invitee at the anti-corruption ombudsman meeting.

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BSP-Jan Sena to fight together in Andhra and Telangana for LS polls

BSP-Jan Sena to fight together in Andhra and Telangana for LS polls

15 Mar 2019 | 3:40 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati has decided that the party will fight the Lok Sabha polls together with the Jan Sena in the State of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR MARCH 15, 2019

15 Mar 2019 | 2:57 PM

Christchurch: NZ mass shootings: Toll rises to 49, PM calls it one of the 'darkest days' (DF18)
New Delhi: In support of India's fight against terror, France to freeze assets of JeM chief Azhar (DI 10)
: Supreme Court issues notice to ECI on Opposition's plea on VVPATs (DI 16)
: SC sets aside BCCI order, lifts life-ban on Sreesanth (DI 15)
: US NSA welcomes Reliance Indus.

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SC sets aside BCCI order, lifts life-ban on Sreesanth

SC sets aside BCCI order, lifts life-ban on Sreesanth

15 Mar 2019 | 2:50 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) disciplinary committee's order imposing a life-time ban on pacer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth for his alleged involvement in 2013 IPL spot-fixing case and asked the cricket board panel to reconsider the quantum of punishment.

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Supreme Court issues notice to ECI on Opposition's plea on VVPATs

Supreme Court issues notice to ECI on Opposition's plea on VVPATs

15 Mar 2019 | 2:47 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) based on a petition filed by 21 Opposition parties seeking a direction to the Centre that 50 per cent EVM results should be matched and crosschecked with VVPATs during the Lok Sabha elections before the declaration of the results.

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Three-time Congress MP Arvind Sharma joins BJP

Three-time Congress MP Arvind Sharma joins BJP

15 Mar 2019 | 2:36 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) Three-time Congress MP from Karnal, Arvind Sharma joined the BJP in presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday.

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2019 Battle: Change & ‘new faces’ are talk of the town in Odisha politics

2019 Battle: Change & ‘new faces’ are talk of the town in Odisha politics

15 Mar 2019 | 12:54 PM

By Nirendra Dev
New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) The political scenario in Odisha is heading for major surprises and virtual topsy-turvy turnaround and this is bound to happen for reasons more than one.

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Chhattisgarh: Korba, Rajnandgaon & Durg most sought after seats

15 Mar 2019 | 12:54 PM

By Rajesh Ahuja
New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) With the filing of nominations for Lok Sabha polls in Chhattisgarh starting next week, there is a lot of anticipation on the choice of candidates for the 11 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

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Ten held with heroin worth Rs 332 cr: Delhi Police

15 Mar 2019 | 12:37 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) Police on Friday claimed to have busted a drug cartel with the arrest of ten people in the National Capital and recovery of around 83 kg of heroin from their possession.

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SC cancels life-ban on cricketer Sreesanth

SC cancels life-ban on cricketer Sreesanth

15 Mar 2019 | 12:23 PM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the life-ban on cricketer S Sreesanth and asked the cricket board panel to reconsider the quantum of punishment.

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BJP CEC likely to clear names of Himanta Sarma, Rijiju for first phase of polls

BJP CEC likely to clear names of Himanta Sarma, Rijiju for first phase of polls

15 Mar 2019 | 10:13 AM

New Delhi, Mar 15 (UNI) The first list of candidates for the upcoming general elections by the BJP
Central Election Committee (CEC) may be released later in the day on Friday or Saturday wherein the party leadership is likely to give its signal to shift Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to national politics.

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