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  • Death toll in Kerch Strait tanker fire rises to 10 : Russia's maritime regulator
  • 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
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Poetry: Dominant genre in ‘World Book Fair’ 2019

Poetry: Dominant genre in ‘World Book Fair’ 2019

13 Jan 2019 | 1:13 PM

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) With Sharjah as Guest of Honour and theme 'Readers with Special Needs' poetry is a dominant genre in this year's ‘World Book Fair’.

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Author of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' gives Lit Fest a miss

13 Jan 2019 | 1:08 PM

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) Amid the release of controversial film, The Accidental Prime Minister, on Friday and the subsequent protests in Kolkata and some other parts of Bengal, the author of the book of the same title -- Sanjaya Baru, also the media adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was conspicuous by his absence at a literary festival in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

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Kharge may emerge 'bigger': Cautious BJP set to field a retired IAS officer against him

Kharge may emerge 'bigger': Cautious BJP set to field a retired IAS officer against him

13 Jan 2019 | 10:31 AM

By Nirendra Dev New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) Does Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge face 'Sharad Pawar or Pranab Mukherjee' moment? Is BJP concerned with his unblemished and Dalit status?

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14-yr-old Canadian set to become world’s youngest solo pilot

13 Jan 2019 | 9:54 AM

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) Passion for flying since childhood made Mohammed Faizy the youngest pilot to take his first solo flight in a fixed wing aircraft- Cessna 152.

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UIP targets 3 cr pregnant women, 2.7 cr new borns annually

13 Jan 2019 | 9:49 AM

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) In an effort to make the nation free from diseases, the Government is rigorously carrying out immunisation programmes like Universal Immunization Programme, one of the largest public health programmes in the world, which targets three crore pregnant women and 2.

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PM Modi pays homage to Sikh Guru Gobind Singhji

PM Modi pays homage to Sikh Guru Gobind Singhji

13 Jan 2019 | 9:29 AM

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to Guru Gobind Singh on his Jayanti.

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BJP's campaign strategy should focus around Narendra Modi, says FM Jaitley

BJP's campaign strategy should focus around Narendra Modi, says FM Jaitley

12 Jan 2019 | 10:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) The BJP's poll strategy and campaign narrative should revolve around Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership as no one can stand it, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Saturday and the party's political resolution adopted at the National Convention said the choice for the voters should be between an opportunistic alliance and a credible leader.

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President gives nod to Ordinance on Triple talaq bill, Indian medical association (amendment)  bill, companies (amendment) Bill

President gives nod to Ordinance on Triple talaq bill, Indian medical association (amendment) bill, companies (amendment) Bill

12 Jan 2019 | 9:55 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday gave his nod to the Ordinance, making the practice of instant triple talaq a criminal offence, official sources said.

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Lawyers should play the vital role in opinion making against present govt

Lawyers should play the vital role in opinion making against present govt

12 Jan 2019 | 8:26 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) The National Chairman of the Legal, Human Rights and RTI Department.

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ED attaches assets worth Rs 1.92 Cr of  NH Executive Engineer at Bengaluru

ED attaches assets worth Rs 1.92 Cr of NH Executive Engineer at Bengaluru

12 Jan 2019 | 8:09 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) attaches under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 11 immovable properties located in Bangalore and Mandya districts of Karnataka to the tune of Rs 1.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR JANUARY 12, 2019

12 Jan 2019 | 8:00 PM

New Delhi : President gives nod to EWS Quota Bill (DI 47)
: PM pitches for 'Majboot' Govt, says Opp.

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NIA arrests key absconding accused of MLA Ramesh Munda killing case

NIA arrests key absconding accused of MLA Ramesh Munda killing case

12 Jan 2019 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) The National Investigative Agency on Saturday arrested key absconding accused Bhajohari Singh Munda who was wanted in the murder case of Jharkhand MLA Ramesh Munda, an official release said here on Saturday.

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President gives nod to EWS Quota Bill

President gives nod to EWS Quota Bill

12 Jan 2019 | 7:33 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday gave his approval to the Constitution (124th) Amendment Bill, 2019 that provides for giving 10 per cent reservation in educational institutions and jobs to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) sections of citizens.

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2019 polls a test b/w a  jumlebaaz  Govt and  impeccable track record of UPA : Cong

2019 polls a test b/w a jumlebaaz Govt and impeccable track record of UPA : Cong

12 Jan 2019 | 7:16 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at BJP National Executive in Delhi in which he described a 'gathbandhan' (alliance) Government as 'majboor' as against a 'Mazboot' (stromg) Government of the NDA, the Congress on Saturday said that 2019 election will be a battle not between a 'mazboot' and 'Majboor' government but between a ‘Dictatorship and Democracy’ and a test between a 'jumlebaaz' government and impeccable track record of UPA Government.

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Elections 2019: ECI reviews poll preparedness with all State CEOs

Elections 2019: ECI reviews poll preparedness with all State CEOs

12 Jan 2019 | 7:10 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) Prior to the General elections 2019, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has reviewed poll preparedness with all State chief electoral officers (CEOs) during a two-day conference which concluded on Saturday.

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