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Case booked against 45-yr-old for raping minor

21 Feb 2017 | 11:54 PM

Nanded, Feb 21 (UNI) A case was filed against a 45-year-old, who committed rape and unnatural sexual act on a seven-year-old girl.

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Bahadur Shah Zafar's grandson demands to allow to hold prayers at Bibi-Ka-Maqbara mosque in Aurangabad

21 Feb 2017 | 11:30 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Feb 21 (UNI) M M Prince Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, grandson of great Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, today demanded the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to allow to hold prayers in a Mosque, situated at Bibi-Ka-Maqbara premises here to meet the end of the principles of natural justice and fundamental rights of religious freedom, guaranteed by the Constitution.

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Sanatan Sanstha challenges families of Dabholkar, Pansare to submit evidences against it in courts

21 Feb 2017 | 11:20 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 21 (UNI) Sanatan Sanstha Spokesperson Abhay Vartak today accused the families of rationalist thinkers Dr Narendra Dabholkar and senior CPI leader Govind Pansare of being hypocritical and asked them to submit any evidences against the Hindu right-wing outfit in connection with the murders of these two leaders in the courts, instead of trying to prolong both the trials.

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Freebies, sops galore in Gujarat’s poll year budget

Freebies, sops galore in Gujarat’s poll year budget

21 Feb 2017 | 11:19 PM

Gandhinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) In an election year, the BJP government in Gujarat today presented its last budget which proposes no new taxes, largesse and freebies to citizens cutting across gender and class.

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Women 'gherao' Rahatkar over offending remark by BJP MLC Parichrak on wives of military jawans

21 Feb 2017 | 11:15 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Feb 21 (UNI) A group of women relatives of military jawans today 'gheraoed' (mobbed) Maharashtra Women's Commission chairman Vijaya Rahatkar at BJP office here over the controversial and insensitive remark made by BJP MLC Prashant Parichrak about the loose character of the wives of military jawans, posted at the border areas.

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GNLA militant killed in Meghalaya

21 Feb 2017 | 11:05 PM

Nongstoin, Meghalaya, Feb 21 (UNI) A militant of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was killed in a shootout with the Meghalaya's Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos in state's West Khasi Hills district, police said today.

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GNLA Chairman released on bail in Meghalaya

21 Feb 2017 | 11:05 PM

Shillong, Feb 21 (UNI) A local court in Meghalaya today granted bail to Champion R Sangma, the Chairman of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a terrorist outfit.

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21 Feb 2017 | 10:28 PM

Meanwhile, participation from India is equally aggressive as their international counterparts.

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60 countries showcase their destinations at OTM 2017 in Mumbai

21 Feb 2017 | 10:25 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) Exhibitors from 60 countries are showcasing their destinations at the three-day 'OTM 2017', the country's largest travel trade show, which was inaugurated today at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, here.

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4-day Science Fiesta in Goa from Feb 25

21 Feb 2017 | 10:11 PM

Panaji, Feb 21 (UNI) The Goa Science Centre (GSC) will organise a grand festival of science and technology, called Science Fiesta, to commemorate the National Science Day from February 25 to 28.

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Bihar BJP counters claim of Nitish Kumar on National Waterway

Bihar BJP counters claim of Nitish Kumar on National Waterway

21 Feb 2017 | 10:01 PM

Patna, Feb 21 (UNI) Bihar BJP today countered claim of Chief MinisterNitish Kumar that the interest of the state would be compromised ifthe National Waterway was created through its six rivers.

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BJP leader injured critically in post panchayat poll violence in Kendrapada

21 Feb 2017 | 9:18 PM

Kendrapara, Feb 21 (UNI) In a post poll violence Kendrapara BJP District Secretary Mamatamayee Samal, was seriously injured after some congress activists allegedly assaulted the BJP leader in her house at Baipur under Kasar Gram Panchayat.

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Respect all languages but do not neglect Bangla: Mamata

Respect all languages but do not neglect Bangla: Mamata

21 Feb 2017 | 9:00 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said respect all languages but do not neglect Bangla.

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Outgoing Nagaland CM Zeliang appoints as DAN Chairman

21 Feb 2017 | 8:52 PM

Kohima, Feb 21 (UNI) T R Zeliang, who stepped down as the Chief Minister of Nagaland, was unanimously elected as the Chairman of the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) Coordination Committee.

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CM urges Parikkar for defence academy in Assam

21 Feb 2017 | 8:43 PM

Guwahati, Feb 21 (UNI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to take steps for setting up a defence academy in the state.

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21 Feb 2017 | 8:39 PM

A report from Thane said that average 55 per cent voting was reported in the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) election, in which total 805 candidates of various political parties are trying their luck for 131 seats.

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Police recovers charred body of Partha De, lived with skeletons of sister, two pet dogs

21 Feb 2017 | 8:33 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) The charred body of a middle-aged man Partha De, who was found living with the skeletons of his sister and two pet dogs at Park Street area before he hit the headlines in June 2015, was recovered this afternoon from a posh apartment in Watgunj area of South Kolkata.

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Police recovers charred body of, Partha De, lived with skeletons of his sister & two pet dogs

21 Feb 2017 | 8:30 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) The charred body of a middle aged man, Partha De, who was found living with the skeletons of his sister and two pet dogs at Park Street area before he hit the headlines in June 2015, was recovered this afternoon from a posh apartment in the Watgunj area in South Kolkata.

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“Nationalism and patriotism is unbelievably high in the hearts of Arunachalees: CM

“Nationalism and patriotism is unbelievably high in the hearts of Arunachalees: CM

21 Feb 2017 | 8:29 PM

Itanagar, Feb 21 (UNI) “Nationalism and patriotism is unbelievably high in the hearts of Arunachalees,” said Chief Minister Pema Khandu while attending a reception programme of students from various states of the country visiting the state at Dera Natung Government College, here today.

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Sonowal urges funds for MGNREGA

Sonowal urges funds for MGNREGA

21 Feb 2017 | 8:22 PM

Guwahati, Feb 21 (UNI) In a move to speed up and stimulate development of large swathes of rural Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who is on an official tour to New Delhi, held discussion with Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and sought his support in releasing fund for material component under MGNREGA to Assam.

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Centre assures speedy rural electrification in Assam

21 Feb 2017 | 8:02 PM

Guwahati, Feb 21 (UNI) In a bid to illuminate rural areas of Assam and bringing all the unelectrified villages under the umbrella of Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana, Assam Chief Minister Sonowal had a telephonic discussion with Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal yesterday and requested his help to speed up electrification process in the state.

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Khandu inaugurates Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities

21 Feb 2017 | 7:59 PM

Itanagar, Feb 21 (UNI) With the aim of creating resources andinfrastructure required for developing services for persons withdisabilities in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister PemaKhandu today inaugurated the Composite Regional Centre for Personswith Disabilities.

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Fake encounter victim's father says monetary assistance assured to close case

21 Feb 2017 | 7:51 PM

Imphal, Feb 21 (UNI) The case of the famous Imphal market fake encounter case of July 23, 2009 has been on the lime light for one reason on the another.

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OPCC Chief owns responsibility for party’s dismal performance in Panchayat election

21 Feb 2017 | 7:30 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 (UNI) Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) President Prasad Harichandan today owned the moral responsibility for the dismal performance of his party in the three –tier Panchayat election in the state.

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Recognition of Manipuri as Classical language demanded

21 Feb 2017 | 7:20 PM

Imphal, Feb 21 (UNI) Literary organisations of Manipur have called upon the government to recognize Manipuri as a classical language.

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Agriculture Mechanisation Fair to begin tomorrow

21 Feb 2017 | 7:16 PM

(rpt,correcting para 1,line 1)Patna, Feb 21 (UNI) With an objective to augment farm mechanisation in Bihar, the state agriculture department would organise four day Agriculture Mechanisation Fair styled as ‘Agro Bihar 2017’ at Gandhi Maidan here from tomorrow.

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Suresh Prabhu dedicates GSL-built 4th 105-mtr offshore patrol vessel to nation

21 Feb 2017 | 7:15 PM

Panaji, Feb 21 (UNI) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today dedicated to the nation the largest and most advanced offshore patrol vessel (OPV), 'ICGS Shaunak' inducting it into the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in an impressive ceremony held at Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL).

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Eastern Railway to provide stoppage of Ganadevta Exp for examinees

21 Feb 2017 | 7:13 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) Eastern Railway today announced special stoppages of Ganadevta Exp for the convenience of the Madhyamik examinees at Lohapur station between Morgram and Takipur on Azimganj – Nalhati section on February 22, 23, 25, 27, 28 and March 1, 2, as a temporary measure.

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Sarpanch candidate murdered in Ganjam,

21 Feb 2017 | 6:59 PM

Berhampur ,Feb 21(UNI) Polling in Brahmanachhai booth under Hinjili block in Ganjam district was cancelled today after Bulu Pradhan, a sarpanch and samiti member candidate, was attacked and murdered last night.

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Trains cancelled due to rail roko

21 Feb 2017 | 6:50 PM

Guwahati, Feb 21(UNI) In view of a 'rail roko' agitation by two organisations in Western Assam tomorrow, Northeast Frontier Railway has announced cancellation of eight trains and short-terminating and regulating several others.

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