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  • Delhi violence: Cong urges President to sack Home Minister Amit Shah
  • Adaptability & a positive mindset key to India's success in Christchurch, feels Rahane
  • Akhilesh meets Azam Khan in Sitapur jail
  • IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals to play two home games in Guwahati
  • India evacuates 236 from Wuhan, Japan: Vardhan
  • Japan PM asks all elementary, high schools to shut amid COVID-19 outbreak
  • AAP bats for farmers, holds protest outside Punjab Assy
  • Hate speech: PIL seeks action on law panel report
  • Moderate intensity quake hits Kashmir, Ladakh
  • Mysore Race Club to host Indian Turf Invitation Cup from Feb 29
  • Tulip Fest: Asia’s largest Tulip garden greets tourists with 13 lakh flowers
  • Six booked for embezzlement in UP
  • UP Assy witnesses noisy scenes over 'Divyang' issue
  • Comments by USCIRF on Delhi violence attempt to politicise issue: MEA
  • IPL 2020: Warner reappointed captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad
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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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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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