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  • Netaji's kin & BJP leader skeptical about 'ashes' theory
  • Three drown in Gomti river
  • ITeA chief Samad Inquilabi arrested in Bandipora
  • Vietnam's President Quang dies after illness
  • Militants kill 3 abducted policemen in Shopian
  • Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dead: State media
  • Vietnam President Quang dead - state media
  • Fire damages mosque in Baramulla
  • Tripura CM proposes amendment of article 280 and 6th schedule
  • Levy of five pc naptha import duty deprives HPL of a level playing field : Chatterjee
  • Levy of five pc naptha import duty deprives HPL of a level playing field : Chatterjee
  • BSF seized contraband of Rs 83 lakh in Tripura, 3 arrested
  • SFs resume CASO in north Kashmir, 2 militants killed
  • Framework in the offing to facilitate entry of Indian companies into foreign land : Raghavendra
  • Framework in the offing to facilitate entry of Indian companies into foreign land : Raghavendra
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Govt does not want Muslim women to get justice: Cong

Govt does not want Muslim women to get justice: Cong

19 Sep 2018 | 4:19 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) Reacting to the decision of the Union Cabinet approving an ordinance providing punishment for Triple Talaq, the Congress on Wednesday accused the government of using it as a ‘political tool’ and said that the BJP was not really interested in providing justice to Muslim women.

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Amit Shah flays Opp, says Triple Talaq move will force 'soul searching' among many

Amit Shah flays Opp, says Triple Talaq move will force 'soul searching' among many

19 Sep 2018 | 4:09 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA government for giving the nod to the Ordinance banning Triple Talaq in the Muslim society and slammed the non-cooperation of the opposition parties on the same.

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PM to lay foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre on Sep 20

PM to lay foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre on Sep 20

19 Sep 2018 | 4:08 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC) here at Dwarka on September 20, a release by the Prime Minister's office said.

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'Bharatatma Ashok Singhal Vedic Awards' to be conferred on Sep 25

19 Sep 2018 | 4:03 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) 'Bharatatma Ashok Singhal Vedic Awards' will be conferred in the memory of former International president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Ashok Singhal on September 25 three years ago.

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Cabinet approves extension of DAY-NRLM for one year to J&K

19 Sep 2018 | 3:52 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of timeline for implementation of the Special Package under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) for Jammu & Kashmir for another one year during 2018-19.

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JNUSU president N Sai Balaji calls on Kejriwal

JNUSU president N Sai Balaji calls on Kejriwal

19 Sep 2018 | 3:36 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) Newly elected Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president N Sai Balaji called on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Wednesday and apprised him about various issues related to the varsity.

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PM Modi holds crucial parleys with Afghan Prez Ghani on bilateral, regional issues

PM Modi holds crucial parleys with Afghan Prez Ghani on bilateral, regional issues

19 Sep 2018 | 3:34 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held crucial bilateral talks here on Wednesday wherein the status of the peace process in the war-ravaged country came up for deliberations.

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Universal health coverage is a priority for the government, says President

Universal health coverage is a priority for the government, says President

19 Sep 2018 | 3:30 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that universal health coverage was a priority for the government and the rollout of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana was a critical step in this direction.

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BJP links Karnataka Minister Shivkumar and Congress party to 'Hawala' operations

BJP links Karnataka Minister Shivkumar and Congress party to 'Hawala' operations

19 Sep 2018 | 3:28 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) The BJP on Wednesday made a rather unusual but blistering attack on Congress saying there was a "money trail" through Hawala route linking the flow of huge currencies to the AICC.

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CCEA okays Rs 1,224 cr ASHA benefit package for 18-19, 19-20

19 Sep 2018 | 3:19 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its ex-post facto approval to ASHA Benefit Package effective October 2018 enrolling ASHAs and ASHA facilitators meeting the eligibility criteria in Government social security schemes and hiking routine and recurring incentives under National Health Mission from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 a month.

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Cabinet approves RCE of dam rehabilitation & improvement project

19 Sep 2018 | 3:08 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the Revised Cost Estimate of (RCE) Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) to improve safety and operational performance of 198 dams.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

19 Sep 2018 | 3:07 PM

New Delhi: Modi Govt pushes Executive Order to ban Triple Talaq: Slams Congress (DI 15)
:Cabinet approves increment in Anganwadi workers' honorarium (DI 17)
:Rafale deal: Congress approaches CAG, demands thorough probe (DI 10)
Srinagar: Dozens of Shia mourners detained, Muharram procession foiled in Srinagar (DR 4)
Lucknow: SP at its wits's end over Mahagathbandhan for 2019 polls (DR 2)
Kohima: Nagaland Assembly expresses concern on revival of paper mill (CA 21)
Kochi: Bishop Franco Mulakkal appears before investigation officer in alleged nun rape case (MS 1)
Bengaluru: JDS-Cong.

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Cabinet approves equity infusion of RCF in Talcher Fertilizers Ltd

19 Sep 2018 | 2:51 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the Department of Fertilisers’s proposal for equity investment of Rs 1033.

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Cabinet approves increment in Anganwadi workers' honorarium

Cabinet approves increment in Anganwadi workers' honorarium

19 Sep 2018 | 2:27 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to enhance the honorarium of Anganwadi workers or helpers and their performance-linked incentives under the Integrated Child Development Services Scheme.

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JPC can't be set up to satisfy ego of ill informed leader: Prasad

19 Sep 2018 | 2:14 PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (UNI) Rejecting the demand by the Congress to set up a joint Parliamentary committee to probe the Rafale fighter jets deal, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said a JPC could not be set up to “satisfy the ego of an ill informed leader”.

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