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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
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  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
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Birla urges lawmakers to take zeal of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament to each village

Birla urges lawmakers to take zeal of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament to each village

13 Jul 2019 | 4:44 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday urged the Members of Parliament to work towards taking the zeal of Swachhata Abhiyan from Parliament to each village of the country.

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CBI books ex Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki for corruption

CBI books ex Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki for corruption

13 Jul 2019 | 3:05 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on charges of corruption.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR JULY 13, 2019

13 Jul 2019 | 3:03 PM

New Delhi: Five more Karnataka MLAs move SC 9DI8)
: ABVP delegation meets Amit Shah, other central leaders: Discusses core issues (DI2)
Lucknow: Stringent law must to curb mob-lynchings: Mayawati (DR13)
Chennai: Prez bats for judgements in regional languages, stresses on enhancing legal literary (MS13)
: Fully harnessing Moon is integral part of Chandrayaan-2 mission (MS16)
Panaji: Goa CM sack 4 ministers, swearing of new faces later today (MS2)
Agartala: 13 jailed for battering housewife in Tripura (CA3)
Washington: Trump approves Louisiana state of emergency (DF13)
: US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine (DF12)
Sheberghan: 26 militants killed in N Afghanistan's clashes (FN24)
Mumbai: Sensex plunges by 777.

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Mamata didi trying to bring equality among all religion: Nusrat Jahan

Mamata didi trying to bring equality among all religion: Nusrat Jahan

13 Jul 2019 | 3:01 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Countering the BJP charges that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was indulging in appeasement of Muslims, Trinamool Congress MPs Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty have said ‘Mamata Didi’ was trying to bring equality among all religions.

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Five more Karnataka MLAs move SC

Five more Karnataka MLAs move SC

13 Jul 2019 | 2:45 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Five more Karnataka MLAs on Saturday moved the Supreme Court of India seeking a direction to the state Assembly Speaker to accept their resignations.

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Speaker, Rajnath and other lawmakers participate in Special Cleanliness Drive

Speaker, Rajnath and other lawmakers participate in Special Cleanliness Drive

13 Jul 2019 | 2:01 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Ministers and Members of Parliament, including the likes of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, actress-turned-lawmakers Hema Malini and Nusrat Jahan, participated in a Special Cleanliness Drive - Swachhata Abhiyan - on Parliament premises here on Saturday.

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Fire at rubber factory in Delhi's Jhilmil leaves three dead

Fire at rubber factory in Delhi's Jhilmil leaves three dead

13 Jul 2019 | 1:56 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Three people were killed in a fire that broke out at a rubber and plastic factory in Jhilmil industrial area here on Saturday morning, a fire official said.

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Hot morning in Delhi, min at 31.3 deg C

Hot morning in Delhi, min at 31.3 deg C

13 Jul 2019 | 12:02 PM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Delhiites on Saturday woke up to a hot morning, with minimum temperature recorded at 31.

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Compulsory Voting: Did Modi try to make 'exercising franchise' a duty in Gujarat?

Compulsory Voting: Did Modi try to make 'exercising franchise' a duty in Gujarat?

13 Jul 2019 | 11:21 AM

By Nirendra Dev
New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) The subject is certainly akin to a hornet's nest.

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ABVP delegation meet Amit Shah, other central leaders: Discuss core issues

ABVP delegation meet Amit Shah, other central leaders: Discuss core issues

13 Jul 2019 | 10:58 AM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Office bearers of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the ruling BJP, met Union Home Minister and party chief Amit Shah and other central leaders and discussed issues pertaining to urban Naxalism, terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and education.

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Delhi Police Special Cell nabs Namastey Gang's Ikrar Ahmed

Delhi Police Special Cell nabs Namastey Gang's Ikrar Ahmed

13 Jul 2019 | 10:43 AM

New Delhi, Jul 13 (UNI) Delhi Police Special Cell apprehended Ikrar Ahmed, a dangerous robber who was facing charges under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), in the early hours of Saturday.

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In a first, Indian waterway used for transport of cargo b/w Bhutan & Bangladesh

In a first, Indian waterway used for transport of cargo b/w Bhutan & Bangladesh

12 Jul 2019 | 11:29 PM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) For the first time ever, an Indian waterway is being used as a channel for transport of cargo between two countries, using India for transit as Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday digitally flagged-off a ship of the Inland Waterways Authority of India, carrying stone from Bhutan to be delivered in Bangladesh.

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Pak 'not to open' airspace: India says its Islamabad's call

Pak 'not to open' airspace: India says its Islamabad's call

12 Jul 2019 | 10:29 PM

New Delhi/Islamabad, Jul 12 (UNI) Pakistan has decided not to open its airspace for Indian flights saying it would not do so until India withdraws its fighter planes from the Indo-Pak border.

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India, US pledge to achieve mutually 'beneficial outcomes' in trade parleys

India, US pledge to achieve mutually 'beneficial outcomes' in trade parleys

12 Jul 2019 | 10:17 PM

New Delhi, Jul 12 (UNI) Days after the US President Donald Trump said that higher tariff rates by the Modi government were 'not acceptable', both sides on Friday pledged to continue discussions for achieving "mutually beneficial outcomes" aimed at further growing the economic relationship and addressing mutual trade concerns.

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Russian leader Dmitry Rogozin meets Doval, discusses space, strategic issues

Russian leader Dmitry Rogozin meets Doval, discusses space, strategic issues

12 Jul 2019 | 10:13 PM

New Delhi, July 12 (UNI) Director General of Russia’s Roscosmos and former Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has held detailed high-level talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval here.

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