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  • Winnability factor prominent in UP BJP 1st candidates list
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UP govt suspends registration of Samajwadi smart phone scheme

16 Jan 2017 | 10:28 PM

Lucknow, Jan 26 (UNI) After BJP lodged protest over the registration of Samajwadi Smart Phone scheme with the Election Commission, Uttar Pradesh government has suspended the scheme with an immediate effect .

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6 projects sanctioned in MP

16 Jan 2017 | 10:22 PM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Six investment-related projects were approved today at a meeting of the Madhya Pradesh Government’s Investment Promotion Sub-Committee, and would result in capital investment to the tune of Rs 3,285 crore.

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AP CM holds discussions with industrialists in Zurich

16 Jan 2017 | 10:07 PM

Vijayawada, Jan 16 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and the state delegation today reached Zurich, Switzerland to start the six-day long visit to Zurich and Davos.

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Winnability factor prominent in UP BJP 1st candidates list

16 Jan 2017 | 10:04 PM

Lucknow, Jan 16 (UNI) BJP today released its first list of 149 candidates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls giving focus on the social and caste balance along with promoting youth and winnability factor.

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Punjab polls: Channi, Chugh, Chhotepur among 260 candidates who filed nominations on day 4

16 Jan 2017 | 9:34 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (UNI) On day four today, 260 candidates, including Congress Legislature Party leader Charanjit Singh Channi, BJP national secretary Tarun Chugh and Apna Punjab Party supremo Sucha Singh Chhotepur, filed their nomination papers for the Punjab assembly elections slated for February 4.

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We will go to UP polls under leadership of Mulayam: Akhilesh

16 Jan 2017 | 9:21 PM

Lucknow, Jan 16 (UNI) After the Election Commission granted the disputed 'cycle' symbol to Samajwadi Party national president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav tonight, Mr Yadav said the SP will contest the state assembly election under the leadership of Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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Chhotteypur among 14 file nominations in Gurdaspur

16 Jan 2017 | 9:09 PM

Gurdaspur, Jan 16 (UNI) Convener of Apna Punjab Party Sucha Singh Chhotteypur was among 14 people who have filed their nominations in different assembly constituencies in this border district today.

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Kin of civilian killed in Pak jail to get compensation: Mehbooba

16 Jan 2017 | 9:08 PM

Jammu, Jan 16 (UNI) A civilian from this winter capital of the state, who was killed in Pakistan’s Lakhpat Jail Lahore in 2013, will be compensated, said Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here today.

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Excise policy gets green signal

16 Jan 2017 | 9:06 PM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh Government today approved the overall excise policy for 2017-18.

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After EC’s decision, celebrations outside Akhilesh’s residence

16 Jan 2017 | 9:06 PM

Lucknow, Jan 16 (UNI) After Election Commission declared that Samjwadi Party as well as party symbol belongs to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his supporters thronged to his residence and broke into celebrations.

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BJP is strongest contender in UP: Rajnath

BJP is strongest contender in UP: Rajnath

16 Jan 2017 | 9:03 PM

Raipur, Jan 16 (UNI) Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh today claimed that the BJP has emerged as the strongest contender in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh even as infighting continued in the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP).

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Article 370 in J&K secures political ethos: Mehbooba

16 Jan 2017 | 8:56 PM

Jammu, Jan 16 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said Article 370 secures political ethos in the state.

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Cong replaces its candidate for Jalandhar North for 3rd time

16 Jan 2017 | 8:56 PM

Jalandhar, Jan 16 (UNI) Congress today replaced its candidate for Jalandhar North constituency for the third time.

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Amarinder gets party high command permission to fight Badal from Lambi

16 Jan 2017 | 8:55 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (UNI) Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to file his nomination papers against SAD heavyweight, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, from Lambi on Wednesday with the Congress high command clearing his name for the seat today evening, while announcing tickets from six more seats and changing the nominees from four others.

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4,135 service voters likely to cast their votes in Jalandhar

16 Jan 2017 | 8:54 PM

Jalandhar, Jan 16 (UNI) In the Punjab Vidhan Sabha polls, 4,135 service voters are expected to cast their votes with postal ballot facility, whereas for the first time 139 voters from Jalandhar West constituency would use their right to franchise electronically.

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MP Assy Budget Session from Feb 21

16 Jan 2017 | 8:52 PM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s 39-day Budget Session is scheduled to commence on February 21 and comprise 22 sittings, Vidhan Sabha Secretariat sources said.

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AAP accuses Cong of trying to save Badals from humiliating defeat

16 Jan 2017 | 8:51 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (UNI) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today accused the Congress of helping Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Singh Badal escape humiliating defeat in Lambi and Jalalabad respectively by dividing the anti-incumbency votes.

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School arts and sports  competitions should be viewed as festival of creativity : Pinarayi

School arts and sports competitions should be viewed as festival of creativity : Pinarayi

16 Jan 2017 | 8:51 PM

Kannur, Jan 16 (UNI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said the State School arts and sports competitions should be viewed as a festival of creativity and only consider as a healthy competition, not as a venue for competitions, while inaugurating the 57th State school arts festival (kalolsavam) at Nila, police ground here today.

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India Evolving as Global Hub in Defence Manufacturing : Parrikar

16 Jan 2017 | 8:49 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (UNI) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who visited DRDO’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex during his visit here, today complimented the Missile Complex for indigenising various technology products and strengthening the defence industrial base in the country.

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Annual Amaranth Yatra 2017 to begin from Jun 29

Annual Amaranth Yatra 2017 to begin from Jun 29

16 Jan 2017 | 8:43 PM

Jammu, Jan 16 (UNI) More than one-month long this year’s annual Amarnath Yatra will begin from June 29.

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Kaanum Pongal : Sea of humanity at Marina Beach

Kaanum Pongal : Sea of humanity at Marina Beach

16 Jan 2017 | 8:37 PM

Chennai, Jan 16 (UNI) It was a sea of humanity as hundreds and thousands of people thronged the Asia's second largest beach Marina on the occasion of 'Kaanum Pongal' (sight seeing), marking the culmination of the four-day Pongal festivities today.

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Boost to Akhilesh as ECI gives him cycle symbol

16 Jan 2017 | 8:30 PM

Lucknow, Jan 16 (UNI) After days of family drama and 'tu tu main main' which gripped people across Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was able to 'snatch' the election symbol of cycle from his father Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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3 arrested with heroin in Jammu outskirts

16 Jan 2017 | 8:27 PM

Jammu, Jan 15 (UNI) Three people were arrested today with a contraband of heroin in city outskirts here.

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Survey work on Jammu-Poonch Rail line taken up: J&K Govt

16 Jan 2017 | 8:27 PM

Jammu, Jan 16 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Government today said survey work on Jammu-Poonch rail line has been taken up this year.

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Inquiry reveals negligence of officials

16 Jan 2017 | 8:27 PM

Ambala, Jan 16 (UNI) An inquiry by the Railway Divisional administration into the incident of stealing and destroying of clothes donated by the people for those displaced in the Uttarakhand tragedy has revealed that the aids instead of reaching the needy, are still lying unattended in the parcel office due to negligence of officials.

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Engineering student singed after selfie bid atop goods wagon

16 Jan 2017 | 8:14 PM

Visakhapatnam, Jan 16(UNI) An engineering student of Gitam University (GU) who tried to snap a selfie atop a stationary goods wagon at Arakuvalley Railway Station in Vizag Agency was electrocuted and hospitalised, after he came in contact with high tension wire above him today morning.

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Guided tour for students to Air Force station Hakimpet

16 Jan 2017 | 8:08 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (UNI) As part of Republic Day celebrations, Indian Air Force (IAF) organised a guided tour for the students to Air Force Station (AFS), Hakimpet, near here today.

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MPCC head, others hurt in lathi-charge

16 Jan 2017 | 8:07 PM

Bhopal, Jan 16 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Congress committee president Arun Yadav, National Students’ Union of India chief Amrita Dhawan, NSUI state head Vipin Wankhede and about two-and-a-half-dozen NSUI workers were injured here today in a lathi-charge during a demonstration demanding the resignations of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises S S Pathak in the wake of the Katni hawala scam.

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Nothing has changed in one year after Rohith Vemula's death: Uttam

16 Jan 2017 | 8:06 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (UNI) Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said that there was no change in conditions in the University of Hyderabad (UoH) even as the suicide by Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula completes one year on January 17.

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SAD warns Bhagwant Mann for working against Punjab

16 Jan 2017 | 8:06 PM

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal today lashed out at AAP leader Bhagwant Mann for working against the interests of the state and said he was hatching conspiracies against the state in collusion with the Non Punjabi forces, who are all out to cause maximum damage to state.

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