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  • Bill to set up 2 central univs in Andhra gets nod of Parliament
  • Building collapses in Mumbai: At least 12 killed
  • EC appoints B Murli Kumar as special expenditure observer for Vellore LS polls
  • Assam flood: Over 50 lakh hit; Union minister reviews situation
  • 100 new bungalows for MLAs by December 2019 in Bihar: Minister
  • Kangra district to lead in Himcare Yojna
  • Man held for taking Rs 5 06 cr ITC fraudulently
  • Convict, again rapes victim in Gujarat
  • ISSF Jr World Cup: Vijayveer Sidhu clinches Gold
  • ISSF Jr World Cup: Vijayveer Sidhu clinches Gold
  • Make Jal Shakti Abhiyan public movement: Devender Singh
  • Shekhawat to report to PM on Assam floods tomorrow
  • ‘Tough’ is easy for Sharath’s Team India
  • KIIT athletic track to be named after sprinter Dutee Chand
  • KIIT athletic track to be named after sprinter Dutee Chand
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Now, PM asks BJP MPs to embark on 150-km long 'padayatra' on Gandhi's Birth Anniv.

Now, PM asks BJP MPs to embark on 150-km long 'padayatra' on Gandhi's Birth Anniv.

09 Jul 2019 | 4:48 PM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday instructed BJP parliamentarians to undertake a unique 150-km 'padyatra' or foot-march in their constituencies to mark "Gandhi 150" or the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

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WFP responds to floods in Cox's Bazar settlement

WFP responds to floods in Cox's Bazar settlement

09 Jul 2019 | 3:48 PM

By Suresh Nautiyal
New Delhi, July 9 (UNI) As the situation in Cox’s Bazar - a town on the southeast coast of Bangladesh - has evolved over recent days with continuous rainfall and more forecast for Wednesday, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday that it was appropriately responding to the situation by providing adequate amount of food to the dwellers of the settlement.

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WFP responds to floods in Cox's Bazar settlement

09 Jul 2019 | 3:16 PM

By Suresh Nautiyal
New Delhi, July 9 (UNI) As the situation in Cox’s Bazar -- a town on the southeast coast of Bangladesh -- has evolved over recent days with continuous rainfall and more forecast for Wednesday, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday that it was appropriately responding to the situation by providing adequate amount of food to the dwellers of the settlement.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR JULY 9, 2019

09 Jul 2019 | 3:01 PM

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over Karnataka crisis, disinvestment of PSUs(PAR8) : Congress, DMK, other Oppn members.

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Lawmakers from north east demand steps to do away with regional disparity

09 Jul 2019 | 3:00 PM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) Lawmakers from north east including from NDA constituent parties and Congress have called for revising the Budget allocation for the north eastern States and maintained that steps ought to be taken to do away with "regional disparity".

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Smoke fills last coach of metro train on Red Line

Smoke fills last coach of metro train on Red Line

09 Jul 2019 | 2:23 PM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) A Delhi Metro train on Red Line was evacuated after its last coach was suddenly filled with smoke on Tuesday morning.

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Forest rights organisations knock at Centre's door, meet political leaders

Forest rights organisations knock at Centre's door, meet political leaders

09 Jul 2019 | 12:56 PM

By Suresh Nautiyal
New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) The All-India Front for Forest Rights Struggles (AIFFRS) has expressed its deep concern on the "attempts" of the central government to dilute and violate the Forest Rights Act 2006.

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CBI raids 110 places, registers 30 cases

CBI raids 110 places, registers 30 cases

09 Jul 2019 | 12:49 PM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday conducted raids at 110 locations across 19 states and Union Territories and registered 30 cases, sources said here.

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Hot morning in Delhi, min at 28.8 deg C

Hot morning in Delhi, min at 28.8 deg C

09 Jul 2019 | 11:36 AM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) Delhiites on Tuesday woke up to a hot morning, with minimum temperature recorded at 28.

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Pakistan invites Indian journalists to attend 2nd meeting on Kartarpur corridor

Pakistan invites Indian journalists to attend 2nd meeting on Kartarpur corridor

09 Jul 2019 | 9:34 AM

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) The stage is set for next round of talks between India and Pakistan on
finalising the modalities of the Kartarpur corridor and related technical issues on July 14 at Wagah.

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DG ITBP felicitates Nanda Devi  search team

DG ITBP felicitates Nanda Devi search team

08 Jul 2019 | 11:58 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) The ITBP Director General SS Deshwal on Monday felicitated 11-member search team who had successfully searched and retrieved the bodies of the seven mountaineers near Nanda Devi from an altitude of 20000 ft, after a 500 hours operation.

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Cattle smugglers attack BSF, one shot dead on Indo-Bangladesh border

Cattle smugglers attack BSF, one shot dead on Indo-Bangladesh border

08 Jul 2019 | 11:58 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) In the intervening night of July 7and 8, a Border Security Force trooper was injured by some Bangladeshi cattle smugglers and in self defence, the trooper fired them, killing one, an official statement said here on Monday.

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UAE Foreign Minister meets Dr Jaishankar, discusses bilateral & regional issues

UAE Foreign Minister meets Dr Jaishankar, discusses bilateral & regional issues

08 Jul 2019 | 11:14 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) The visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan met External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar here on Monday.

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Amit Shah hosts dinner for retired IB &RAW Chiefs

Amit Shah hosts dinner for retired IB &RAW Chiefs

08 Jul 2019 | 10:48 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) The Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday hosted a dinner in honour of retired Intelligence Bureau Director Rajiv Jain and Secretary, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) chief Anil Dhasmana.

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BJP presses for Kumaraswamy's resignation, rebel MLAs move to Goa

BJP presses for Kumaraswamy's resignation, rebel MLAs move to Goa

08 Jul 2019 | 10:43 PM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Even as senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Lok Sabha that his party had nothing to do with the political developments in Karnataka, the saffron party leaders on Monday pressed for resignation of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and said it would stage state-wide protests from Tuesday on the same.

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