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  • Thirteen killed, 22 injured in coach-tanker collision in SW Pakistan
  • Five sailors from two tankers burning in Kerch Strait rescued : Russian emergency services
  • Over 200 people injured, 24 killed during protests in Sudan : state minister
  • IS behind fresh suicide bombing against US forces in northern Syria
  • Jaitey calls Congress remarks on EVM hacking "lie and garbage"
  • 50-yr-old paramour arrested for murder of married woman in Thane
  • British PM refuses to back no deal Brexit or delay EU departure
  • EU replaces lack of evidence in Skripal case with solidarity with UK : Russian lawmaker
  • England look to retain third position in Windies series
  • Modi must construct Ram temple at Ayodhya-Puri Sankaracharaya
  • UN envoy arrives in Yemen's rebel-held capital to break Hodeidah stalemate
  • GoC 26 Div briefs J&K Guv on security
  • At least 40 servicemen detained for uprising attempt in Venezuela : reports
  • Meghalaya CM's Whatsapp based public grievance redress mechanism launched
  • Bhupesh approves recruitment on 10 posts of teacher lying vacant for 10 years
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10 % reservation for EWS in jobs & educational institutes comes into effect from Mon

10 % reservation for EWS in jobs & educational institutes comes into effect from Mon

14 Jan 2019 | 11:19 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) The Ten per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in jobs and educational institutions has come into effect from Monday. The Bill providing reservation for EWS in jobs and educational institutes had received the nod from President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday, thus paving way for it becoming a law

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Apex Court refuses to quash FIR against Anand Teltumbde in Bhima Koregaon case

Apex Court refuses to quash FIR against Anand Teltumbde in Bhima Koregaon case

14 Jan 2019 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI)Supreme Court on Monday refused to quash the FIR registered against one of the accused, Anand Teltumbde, in the Bhima Koregaon case.

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AAP misleading on 10 pc quota for poor: Vijender Gupta

AAP misleading on 10 pc quota for poor: Vijender Gupta

14 Jan 2019 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta on Monday said that AAP has embarked upon a false and politically motivated misadventure against 10 per cent reservation for the economically weak.

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Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation extends  support to Govt for safety of kids at Kumbh Mela

Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation extends support to Govt for safety of kids at Kumbh Mela

14 Jan 2019 | 9:56 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) In extension to its goal of creating a child-friendly world, Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, has pledged to establish a Child Friendly Kumbh Mela 2019, by extending support to the government.

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Cong alleges Rs 69,000 crore scam in spectrum allocation under Modi Govt

Cong alleges Rs 69,000 crore scam in spectrum allocation under Modi Govt

14 Jan 2019 | 9:56 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) The Congress party on Monday alleged that though Narendra Modi government claimed that there is not a single corruption allegations against them, they have indulged in three major spectrum scams worth of Rs 69,000 crores.

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AAP MP Sanjay Singh moves Top Court seeking review of Rafale deal verdict

14 Jan 2019 | 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) After senior Supreme Court advocate, Prashant Bhushan had filed a review petition in the Rafale deal case, now AAP MP, Sanjay Singh , on Monday moved the Supreme Court, seeking review of the verdict by which several pleas challenging the deal for procurement of Rafale fighter jets were dismissed.

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Rajnath assures protection of cultural, linguistic identity & heritage of NE states

Rajnath assures protection of cultural, linguistic identity & heritage of NE states

14 Jan 2019 | 8:40 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured a delegation of Assam for protecting the cultural, linguistic identity and heritage of all North East states including Assam, an official release of the Home Ministry said here on Monday.

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CPI(M) demands CVC's removal, says Alok Verma's transfer biased and motivated

CPI(M) demands CVC's removal, says Alok Verma's transfer biased and motivated

14 Jan 2019 | 8:32 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) Charging that the Prime Minister-led Selection Committee's decision to remove Alok Verma from the CBI Director post was biased and motivated, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Monday demanded the removal of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) from the post, citing the decision taken by the Committee was on the basis of his report.

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CISF nabs a foreigner with 62.5 kg sandal wood at Delhi IGI Airport

14 Jan 2019 | 8:22 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) The Central industrial security Force (CISF) on Monday nabbed a passenger carrying 62.

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Food supplying states to be linked with deficit states says Harsimrat Kaur Badal at Indus Food Trade Fair

14 Jan 2019 | 8:19 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Monday that the central government was working on an ambitious plan to address the problem of wastage of food by linking producing states with deficit ones and by ensuring quick supplies to industry to help achieve the goal of doubling farmers' income.

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Voter Awareness Forums to be set up in Ministries, other Institutions to promote electoral awareness

14 Jan 2019 | 8:11 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) Voter Awareness Forums will be set up in Ministries, Government Departments, Non-Government Departments and other Institutions to promote electoral awareness, the Election Commission said on Monday.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR JANUARY 14, 2019

14 Jan 2019 | 8:02 PM

New Delhi : 10 % reservation for EWS in jobs & educational institutions comes into effect from Mon (DI38)
: India’s retail inflation comes at 18-month low of 2.

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Appointment of Nageshwara Rao challenged in SC

14 Jan 2019 | 7:59 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) The appointment of Mr Nageshwara Rao as interim director of CBI was challenged before Supreme Court on Monday.

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Cold day in Delhi, slight improvement in air quality

14 Jan 2019 | 7:52 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) National capital witnessed a chilly bright day on Monday with cold wave like condition through out the day while maximum temperature settled at 19.

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Sitharaman reviews operational preparedness of Andaman and Nicobar Command

Sitharaman reviews operational preparedness of Andaman and Nicobar Command

14 Jan 2019 | 7:24 PM

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday reviewed the operational readiness of the only Tri-service theatre command based in Andaman and Nicobar at Campbell Bay.

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