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DUJ demands curbs on election surveys and paid news

DUJ demands curbs on election surveys and paid news

13 Mar 2019 | 5:59 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) observed Vigilance Day on Wednesday to call for an end to increasing threats to media persons, using the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and other "outdated" legislation.

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PM plays up 'Sabka Sath ' spirit: Seeks Rahul, Mamata support for higher voter turnout

PM plays up 'Sabka Sath ' spirit: Seeks Rahul, Mamata support for higher voter turnout

13 Mar 2019 | 5:58 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13(UNI) Amid battle lines drawn and gloves off for the ensuing polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday played up the spirit of his pet slogan 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' and sought cooperation of detractors like Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee to come out and campaign for higher turnout of voters.

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Smoke reported from Delhi Metro coach at Pragati Maidan, passengers deboarded

Smoke reported from Delhi Metro coach at Pragati Maidan, passengers deboarded

13 Mar 2019 | 5:30 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) Minor smoke was reported on Wednesday from a Delhi Metro coach at Pragati Maidan station (Noida bound) and as a precaution, passengers were deboarded at Akshardham Metro station.

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Passports waiver issue, security protocols to figure in Kartarpur talks at Attari

Passports waiver issue, security protocols to figure in Kartarpur talks at Attari

13 Mar 2019 | 5:04 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The security protocols and matters concerning passports waiver would figure in the talks between India and Pakistan at Attari border town in Punjab on Thursday wherein the government hopes to make forward movement in the parleys with the western neighbour.

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Allegations by Smriti attempt to divert attention, purchase of land by Rahul out of his own funds: Cong

Allegations by Smriti attempt to divert attention, purchase of land by Rahul out of his own funds: Cong

13 Mar 2019 | 5:02 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) Terming allegations levelled by Union Minister Smriti Irani that a piece of land purchased and owned by Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Haryana was funded by arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari as an attempt by the BJP to divert attention from real issues, the party on Wednesday said the purchase of the land was done by Mr Gandhi out of his own funds paid from his bank account.

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Modi Govt is single biggest destroyer of jobs and future of youths, alleges Cong

Modi Govt is single biggest destroyer of jobs and future of youths, alleges Cong

13 Mar 2019 | 4:39 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UN) A day after Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had made an attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the rising unemployment rate in the country, party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday alleged that Modi government is the single biggest destroyer of jobs and future of the youth.

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Smriti alleges Rahul's 'commercial interest' for opposing Rafale

Smriti alleges Rahul's 'commercial interest' for opposing Rafale

13 Mar 2019 | 4:02 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) Stating that a 'commercial relationship' existed between Sanjay Bhandari and Robert Vadra, BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the new facts show there is also a relationship between arms dealer Bhandari and Congress president Rahul
Gandhi.

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Ray of hope for high turnouts

Ray of hope for high turnouts

13 Mar 2019 | 4:02 PM

By Apurba Dasgupta
New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) And the award goes to.

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IndiGo adjudged as ‘Best Low-Cost Carrier in Asia & South Pacific’

IndiGo adjudged as ‘Best Low-Cost Carrier in Asia & South Pacific’

13 Mar 2019 | 3:42 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The low-cost airline IndiGo received the Best Low-Cost Carrier in Asia and South pacific at the APEX Asia awards 2019 held in Shanghai on Wednesday.

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India bans B737 Max fleet from 1600 hrs; SpiceJet cancels 14 flights

India bans B737 Max fleet from 1600 hrs; SpiceJet cancels 14 flights

13 Mar 2019 | 3:41 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The Government on Wednesday banned the operations of Boeing 737 Max fleet from/to Indian airspace after 1600 hrs, the Civil Aviation Ministry said.

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BJP demands central forces at all polling booths, media observer in Bengal

BJP demands central forces at all polling booths, media observer in Bengal

13 Mar 2019 | 3:14 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) A BJP delegation, including senior Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Nirmala Sitharaman, met the Election Commission here on Wednesday and demanded that West Bengal be declared as super-sensitive state and central forces be deployed at all polling booths.

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India hopes to make forward movement on Kartarpur talks

India hopes to make forward movement on Kartarpur talks

13 Mar 2019 | 2:37 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13(UNI) India on Wednesday expressed hope that forward movement will be made
in talks with Pakistan for the Kartarpur Sahib corridor on Thursday.

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Envoys of six nations present credentials to President

Envoys of six nations present credentials to President

13 Mar 2019 | 1:31 PM

New Delhi, March 13 (UNI) Envoys of six nations presented their credentials on Wednesday to President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

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Foreign Secy Gokhale meets David Hale: Discusses Indo-Pacific, bilateral issues

Foreign Secy Gokhale meets David Hale: Discusses Indo-Pacific, bilateral issues

13 Mar 2019 | 1:20 PM

New Delhi/Washington, Mar 13 (UNI) Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, who is on a three day visit to the United States, met the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale on Tuesday and held Foreign Office Consultations.

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Cabinet approves issue of notifications for general elections

Cabinet approves issue of notifications for general elections

13 Mar 2019 | 1:17 PM

New Delhi, Mar 13(UNI) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the 'General Elections to the Lok Sabha 2019' for issuance of statutory notifications under sub-section(2) of Section 14 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.

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