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  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Internet, social media have democratised journalism, but brought many anxieties: Prez
  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
  • Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal
  • PM Modi not accompanying President Trump to Agra, Defence, security, energy tie ups likely
  • Privacy rights cannot be for protection of terrorists, corrupt: Prasad
  • Cong accuses Modi Govt of waiving off Rs 8 lakh crore of big capitals, demands to reveal names
  • PM to distribute mobility aids to Divyangs in Prayagraj on Feb 29
  • Top-seed Halep eases past Brady to reach Dubai final
  • Mah: AAP launches mega drive to share info of Delhi development model
  • Over 200 militants still active in Kashmir, 25 killed in 12 operations since Jan in J&K: DGP
  • 100 in fray for Asian Triathlon tomorrow, Sr Natls to be held concurrently
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Jamia VC launches admission portal for session 2020-21

20 Feb 2020 | 7:51 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice-Chancellor Prof. Najma Akhtar on Thursday launched admission web portal for receiving application forms for the session 2020-21 and prospectus also.

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FATF a factor in decline of cross-border terrorism in Kashmir valley: Gen Naravane

FATF a factor in decline of cross-border terrorism in Kashmir valley: Gen Naravane

20 Feb 2020 | 7:49 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Acknowledging terror financing watchdog FATF as a key factor, Indian Army Chief General M M Naravane on Thursday said there has been a decline in cross-border terrorism in Kashmir valley of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Visit of President Trump to strengthen Indo-US global strategic partnership

Visit of President Trump to strengthen Indo-US global strategic partnership

20 Feb 2020 | 7:39 PM

New Delhi, Feb. 20 (UNI) India on Thursday said that the visit of the U.S. President Donald Trump here next week, the first stand alone visit by a U.S. President to India, should be seen in the context of reaching a certain stage of maturity in Indo-US relationship and the growing comfort level between the two countries.

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Shun negativism, join forces of growth: V-P tells youth

Shun negativism, join forces of growth: V-P tells youth

20 Feb 2020 | 7:33 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday urged the youth to take a firm resolve to shun negativism and join the forces of growth by taking the lead in fighting corruption and religious fundamentalism among others.

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Naidu exhorts use of Indian languages in administrative work

Naidu exhorts use of Indian languages in administrative work

20 Feb 2020 | 7:05 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday exhorted the use of mother language in administrative work, saying Indian languages can bring the administration closer to people and make governance more people-centric.

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SC to hear plea against Chinmayanand bail on Monday

20 Feb 2020 | 6:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court said it will hear on Monday, February 24, a petition filed by a Shahjahanpur law college student, who was allegedly raped by senior BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand, against an Allahabad High Court order granting him bail in the case.

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India rebuffs China for objecting to Home Minister's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

India rebuffs China for objecting to Home Minister's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

20 Feb 2020 | 6:55 PM

New Delhi, Feb. 20 (UNI): India on Thursday rebuffed China for objecting to the visit of Indian leaders to a state of the country as it does not stand to reason and understanding of the Indian people.

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SC stays death warrant of rape-murder convict

SC stays death warrant of rape-murder convict

20 Feb 2020 | 6:44 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the order of issuance of death warrant for execution of a rape and murder convict, Anil Surendra Singh Yadav.

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Melania to visit Delhi govt school

Melania to visit Delhi govt school

20 Feb 2020 | 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Melania Trump, the first lady of United States, will meet students in a government school in Delhi during her and US President Donald Trump's visit to India next week, sources said on Thursday.

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Nirbhaya case: Tihar Jail authorities asked to reply by Saturday to application of convict Vinay Sharma

Nirbhaya case: Tihar Jail authorities asked to reply by Saturday to application of convict Vinay Sharma

20 Feb 2020 | 5:39 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana, after hearing a plea on behalf of Vinay Sharma, one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape-murder case, on Thursday directed Tihar Jail Authorities to file a reply by Saturday.

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Uphaar fire: Apex court nixes victims curative plea

Uphaar fire: Apex court nixes victims curative plea

20 Feb 2020 | 5:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court has dismissed a curative petition filed by Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy in connection with the 1997 blaze in the south Delhi theatre in which 59 cinegoers had perished.

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Do Hindus come under ambit of minority?

Do Hindus come under ambit of minority?

20 Feb 2020 | 4:59 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party leader and lawyer, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, seeking a direction and to lay down guidelines in connection with his petition to define the term minority.

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Centre's decision to reduce contribution in Crop Insurance Scheme anti-farmer move: PC

Centre's decision to reduce contribution in Crop Insurance Scheme anti-farmer move: PC

20 Feb 2020 | 4:33 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on
Thursday described as ‘anti-farmer’ the decision by the central government to reduce its contribution

in the Crop Insurance Scheme.

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Ravidas Temple issue: Contempt plea filed in SC

Ravidas Temple issue: Contempt plea filed in SC

20 Feb 2020 | 4:32 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Former Lok Sabha MP, Ashok Tanwar, on Thursday filed a contempt petition in the Supreme Court, stating that despite its order, no steps have been taken for the reconstruction of the Guru Ravidas temple in Tughlaqabad, Delhi.

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Jamia students detained after protesting outside UP Bhawan

20 Feb 2020 | 4:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) The Delhi police on Thursday detained a group of students from Jamia Millia Islamia university, who were protesting against UP govt and demanding the release of 'political prisoners' including Dr Kafeel Khan outside the Uttar Pradesh Bhawan here.

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