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Farmer arrested for raping teenage step-daughter

16 Jan 2017 | 11:10 PM

Palghar, Jan 16 (UNI) A 53-year-old farmer from Palghar was today arrested by the Rural Police for allegedly raping his 15-year-old step-daughter.

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16 Jan 2017 | 11:08 PM

Meanwhile, in Thane, state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare today said that his party will have a truck with the Congress in all other parts of the state in the municipal corporation election, but in Mumbai and pointed out that if MPCC chief intervens, then it is possible.

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RPI-Bahujan Mahasangh activists take out morcha in Nanded

16 Jan 2017 | 11:06 PM

Nanded, Jan 16 (UNI) The activists of the RPI-Bahujan Mahasangh today took out a morcha to the collectorate here, demanding waiving off of loans taken from micro-finance companies and to make a special Act for these companies.

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Restaurants in Goa can remain open after 2300 hrs but can't serve liquor: CEO

16 Jan 2017 | 10:30 PM

Panaji, Jan 16 (UNI) Goa Chief Election Officer (CEO) Kunal today clarified that restaurants in the state can remain open even after 2300 hrs but bar attached to them will have to be shut as model code of conduct was in force in view of the assembly elections in the state on February 4.

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Pawar hits out at NDA Govt for collapse of cooperative sector post demonetisation

16 Jan 2017 | 10:28 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jan 16 (UNI) Former Union minister and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar today strongly hit out at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for its demonetisation drive and claimed that the cooperative sector, which is the backbone of the Indian economy, has collapsed post demonetisation of old high value currency notes.

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'Am disciplined soldier, will fulfil all responsibilities given by party': Shripad Naik

16 Jan 2017 | 10:24 PM

Panaji, Jan 16 (UNI) Union Minister for Ayush Shripad Naik today said he was a disciplined soldier of the party and would fulfil all responsibilities given by the party.

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Mamata congratulates Akhilesh for getting SP's symbol

16 Jan 2017 | 10:06 PM

Kolkata, Jan 16 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for getting Samajwadi Party's (SP) symbol-cycle.

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SSB jawans seized 2 rare lizards worth nearly Rs 1.5 cr

16 Jan 2017 | 10:05 PM

Kishanganj, Jan 16 (UNI) A joint team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Railway Protection Force, Government Railway Police and forest department today seized two rare lizards and arrested two smugglers near Indo-Bangladesh border here today.

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SSB jawans seized two rare lizards worth nearly Rs 1.5 crore

16 Jan 2017 | 9:58 PM

Kishanganj, Jan 16 (UNI) A joint team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Railway Protection Force, Government Railway Police and forest department today seized two rare lizards and arrested two smugglers near Indo-Bangladesh border here.

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AAP announces candidate for Priol Assembly constituency in Goa

16 Jan 2017 | 9:46 PM

Panaji, Jan 16 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa today announced its candidate for the Priol assembly constituency for the February 4 Assembly election in the state.

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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to address election rallies in Goa on Jan 31, Feb 1

16 Jan 2017 | 9:44 PM

Panaji, Jan 16 (UNI) Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will visit the state and address two election rallies on Janaury 31 and February 1.

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60 candidates file nomination papers in Goa

16 Jan 2017 | 9:43 PM

Panaji, Jan 16 (UNI) Sixty candidates filed nomination papers here today for the assembly elections due on February 4.

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Cong to go alone in BMC, in alliance with NCP in other civic bodies and Zilla Parishads: Chavan

16 Jan 2017 | 9:40 PM

Mumbai, Jan 16 (UNI) Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan today said the party will contest Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election on its own, while it will contest election to other municipal corporations and Zilla Parishads in the state in alliance with the like-minded parties.

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Patna DM no more involved in the probe into boat tragedy

16 Jan 2017 | 9:38 PM

Patna, Jan 16 (UNI) Bihar government today removed Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Agarwal from the high level team formed to probe into reasons which led to major boat tragedy near NIT ghat here last Saturday claiming lives of 24 people.

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Cong ro stage protest at RBI office in Mumbai & Nagpur on Jan 18

16 Jan 2017 | 9:37 PM

Mumbai, Jan 16 (UNI) Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde today said that the party activists will stage a protest at Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Mumbai and Nagpur offices on Wednesday, as part of their agitation against demonetisation and the central government's anti-people policies.

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Cong to provide free drinking water to Mumbaikars if voted to power in BMC: Nirupam

16 Jan 2017 | 9:33 PM

Mumbai, Jan 16 (UNI) Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) president Sanjay Nirupam today announced that the party will provide free drinking water to the citizens if it came to power in ensuing Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election.

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Fake 'bankers' dupe 4 Mumbaikars of Rs 2 lakh in debit-credit card fraud

16 Jan 2017 | 9:31 PM

Mumbai, Jan 16 (UNI) The Versova police has registered four different cases of cheating against unidentified fraudsters who allegedly posed as bank officials on the phone and duped as many Andheri residents of Rs two lakh in last 12 days.

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Nagaland Governor lauds Air India for reserves seats for lone women

16 Jan 2017 | 9:30 PM

Kohima Jan 16 (UNI) Nagaland Governor P B Acharya has appreciated and congratulate Air India Ltd for reserving six seats towards the front of its every domestic flight for women passengers travelling alone with no additional charges.

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Ban on entry of Sri Ram Sene chief in North Goa extended by 60 days

16 Jan 2017 | 9:28 PM

Panaji, Jan 16 (UNI) The North Goa District Magistrate today extended the ban on entry of Sri Ram Sene leader Pramod Muthalik and any of his associates or members within jurisdiction of the North Goa district for a period of 60 days with effect from tomorrow.

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Bihar government promotes 15 IPS officers

16 Jan 2017 | 9:20 PM

Patna, Jan 16 (UNI) Bihar government today promoted 15 IPS officers, according to a notification issued by state Home Department here.

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Kohima police nabs driver with banned capsules worth Rs 1. 30 Lakh

16 Jan 2017 | 9:14 PM

Kohima, Jan 16 (UNI) Kohima police personnel manning the Phesama check gate, while conducting routine checking and frisking of vehicles have intercepted one Manipur bound Tata Winger bearing Manipur registration number and recovered 13,000 capsules of banned drug today.

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Lalu hopeful of Mulayam blessing Akhilesh

16 Jan 2017 | 9:09 PM

Patna, Jan 16 (UNI) RJD Chief Lalu Prasad today affirmed that SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav would bless his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is trying to retain power in the coming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

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Buxar Jail Break-Superintendent and his Deputy suspended

16 Jan 2017 | 9:05 PM

Patna, Jan 16(UNI)The Bihar home Prisons department has suspended Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent of Buxar Central Jail in connection with December 31 jail break in which five convicts had escaped from the high security prison.

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Khandu allocates portfolios to the newly inducted 3 Cabinet Ministers

16 Jan 2017 | 8:58 PM

Itanagar, Jan 16 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has allocated portfolios to the newly inducted three Cabinet Ministers here this evening.

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16 Jan 2017 | 8:43 PM

Mr Singh said special arrangements would be made to ensure that physically challenged people could also participate in the event.

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Elaborate preparations for the longest human chain, satellites and drones to be engaged

16 Jan 2017 | 8:34 PM

Patna, Jan 16 (UNI) Preparations for creating the longest human chain to build a massive public opinion in favour of prohibition in the state are in full swing for capturing the images of the 45 minute long mega event with the help of satellites and drones on January 21.

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U N Behera takes oath as OERC Chairman

16 Jan 2017 | 8:29 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (UNI) Principal Secretary to Chief Minister U N Behera today took oath as the Chairman of the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC).

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Odisha govt deprives poor women the benefit of Ujjala scheme: BJP

16 Jan 2017 | 8:27 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (UNI) BJP Odisha State General Secretary Prithiwiraj Harichandan today accused the Odisha government of depriving the benefit of the Pradhanmantri Ujjala scheme to the poor women in the state on the pretext of model code of conduct.

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Manipur Governor urges students to take up alternative source of energy

16 Jan 2017 | 8:21 PM

Imphal, Jan 16 (UNI) Governor of Manipur Dr Najma Heptullah today urged students to take up alternative source of energy while inaugurating Saksham 2017, a month long observation on the theme “Conservation of Fuel is Responsibility of One and All in Society” here.

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Kerala businessman found killed in Mumbai hotel

16 Jan 2017 | 8:08 PM

Mumbai, Jan 16 (UNI) The Chembur police have registered a murder case against an unidentified person after a 34-year-old jeweller from Kerala was found dead inside a hotel room in Chembur.

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