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PIL seeks probe in 1948 Gandhi assassination

PIL seeks probe in 1948 Gandhi assassination

New Delhi, Oct 6 (UNI) The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Union of India, on a petition filed by an IT consultant, seeking a re-investigation in the 1948 Mahatma Gandhi assassination case. A bench, headed by Justice L Nageswar Rao and also comprising Justice SA Bobde, appointed senior counsel, Amarendra Sharan, to assist the court as an Amicus Curiae in the case. Mumbai-based IT consultant, Dr Pankaj Kumudchandra Phadnis, has filed the Public Interest Litigation seeking a re-investigation in the assassination of the Father of the Nation. Dr Phadnis, in his petition, claimed that Gandhi's death should have been probed, as there was still complete mystery about the fourth bullet reportedly fired by Nathuram Godse. "The matter should be re-investigated and have a thorough probe," Dr Phadnis contended. UNI XC RP1707

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French Foreign Affairs Minister calls on PM

French Foreign Affairs Minister calls on PM

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday the significance of India-France Strategic Partnership is not limited to the bilateral context, but 'acts as a force for peace and stability in the regional and global context as well.

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Defence Minister rubbishes Rahul’s allegations on Rafale deal

Defence Minister rubbishes Rahul’s allegations on Rafale deal

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday rubbished Congress party’s allegations of bypassing the procedures in procuring 36 Rafale aircrafts from France, saying that the deal for the planes was done in a transparent manner and had to be struck quickly keeping in mind the defence preparedness of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

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Diplomats urge govt to address Delhi air pollution problem

Diplomats urge govt to address Delhi air pollution problem

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) The killing Delhi air pollution has evoked serious concerns among the diplomatic community which was conveyed to the External Affairs Ministry by Dean of Diplomatic Corps Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos on Friday.

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Gulmarg, upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain in plains

Gulmarg, upper reaches receive fresh snowfall, rain in plains

Srinagar, Nov 17 (UNI) World famous ski resort of Gulmarg and other higher reaches received fresh snowfall in the Kashmir valley, where plains, including summer capital, Srinagar, experienced rain resulting in further chill on Friday.

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Jitendra Singh pitches for police modernisation

Jitendra Singh pitches for police modernisation

New Delhi, Nov17 (UNI) Union Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh called for new and evolved technology should be utilised to tackle the insurgency and terrorism effectively on Friday.

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Bill Gates visits Vizag amid tight security

Bill Gates visits Vizag amid tight security

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (UNI) Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Friday visited the agriculture hackathon of Agri-Tech summit expo in the Visakhapatnam Smart City.

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IAF Chief inaugurates SWAC annual Commanders’ Conference

IAF Chief inaugurates SWAC annual Commanders’ Conference

New Delhi, Nov 17 (UNI) In an effort to further exchange of views on operations, maintenance and administrative matters among the top brass, Air Force Chief ACM BS Dhanoa on Friday inaugurated the Annual Commanders’ Conference of South Western Air Command (SWAC) in Gandhinagar.

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