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  • Chandrayaan-2 inserted into Lunar Obit
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  • Former Raebareli MLA passes away
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  • Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniv
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RPF jawan guns down three in Ramgarh

RPF jawan guns down three in Ramgarh

18 Aug 2019 | 11:22 AM

Ramgarh, Aug 18 (UNI) A jawan of the RPF gunned down three members of a family, including a pregnant woman, at Gandhinagar Railway Colony under Barkakana OP of this district.

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One killed, six injured as wall collapses in HP

18 Aug 2019 | 10:41 AM

Shimla, Aug 18 (UNI) One person was killed and six others injured when a retaining wall collapsed on them in Cemetery area of Sanjouli outskirts here, police informed on Sunday.

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Karnataka govt decides for CBI probe into phone tapping scandal

Karnataka govt decides for CBI probe into phone tapping scandal

18 Aug 2019 | 10:26 AM

Bengaluru, Aug 18 (UNI) Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has decided to order for a CBI probe into the alleged phone tapping scandal of various opposition leaders and the senior officials, carried out by the previous JD(S)-Congress coalition government led by H D Kumaraswamy.

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VBA will win upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections: Prakash Ambedkar

VBA will win upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections: Prakash Ambedkar

18 Aug 2019 | 10:00 AM

Aurangabad, Aug 18 (UNI) Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi (VBA) chief Adv Prakash Ambedkar has expressed confidence on winning the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra if all minorities come together with them.

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Narmada becomes raging torrent in rain-battered MP

18 Aug 2019 | 1:46 AM

Bhopal, Aug 17 (UNI) The Narmada, Chambal, Parvati and Betwa rivers are in spate within Madhya Pradesh owing to draining of excess water from numerous reservoirs that have reached full-tank levels even as intense precipitation was forecast.

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MP Govt will support SC, ST youth in trade

18 Aug 2019 | 1:13 AM

Bhopal, Aug 17 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Public Relations Minister PC Sharma averred on Saturday that the state dispensation shall extend unstinted cooperation with regard to establishing youth belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in business, it was officially learnt.

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By-poll to be held on Phagwara Assembly constituency in October

18 Aug 2019 | 12:07 AM

Phagwara, Aug 17 (UNI) As after electing Phagwara MLA Som Parkash (BJP) as MP and Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, now the Phagwara Assembly constituency is going to see by-election to elect new MLA for Phagwara in the month of October.

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Haryana higher edu dept successfully designs unique frame work PRAYAAS: Min

17 Aug 2019 | 11:59 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 17 (UNI) Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said that the Higher Education department has successfully designed a unique framework PRaYAAS- ‘Performance Rating Yardstick for Academic Audit Standards’ to improve the overall performance of government colleges of the state.

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Justice Murari of Punjab & Haryana HC launches 1st Virtual Court at Faridabad

17 Aug 2019 | 11:56 PM

Chandigarh, Aug 17 (UNI) Ushering a new era of e-Courts, the Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court, Justice Krishna Murari Saturday launched the first Virtual Court at Faridabad through video conferencing.

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Monsoon mayhem: Death toll rises to 115 in Kerala, 27 still missing

Monsoon mayhem: Death toll rises to 115 in Kerala, 27 still missing

17 Aug 2019 | 11:55 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (UNI) The death toll in rain-related incidents rose to 115 in Kerala on Saturday even as 27 people are still missing following torrential rains, floods and landslides in various districts since August eight in the state.

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Nashik APMC chairman send to judicial custody until Aug 19 in bribery case

17 Aug 2019 | 11:54 PM

Nashik, Aug 17 (UNI) The district and sessions court here deferred the hearing on bail application of Nashik Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) chairman and former corporator Shivaji Chumble, arrested in a bribery case, until August 19 and sent him to judicial custody till then.

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Heavy downpour drench Kangra valley

17 Aug 2019 | 11:48 PM

Kangra, Aug 17 (UNI) Kangra valley was on Saturday drenched following heavy rains since last night triggering landslides in various parts of the region.

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Sivagiri will be developed as world famous spiritual destination, says V Muralidharan

17 Aug 2019 | 11:43 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (UNI) Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs V Muralidharan on Saturday said Sivagiri would be developed as a world famous spiritual pilgrimage centre.

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Anonymous phone call about bomb on Malegaon-Surat private luxury bus turns hoax

17 Aug 2019 | 11:38 PM

Nashik, Aug 17 (UNI) An anonymous phone call from Gujarat to a private travel firm at Malegaon in north Maharashtra about a bomb being planted on a private luxury bus to Surat sent the Malegaon city police into a tizzy, but it was proved to be a hoax after a thorough search of the bus.

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Court hands man three-year jail term for molesting minor girl

17 Aug 2019 | 11:37 PM

Nanded, Aug 17 (UNI) The additional session court in Bhokar sentenced a person to a three year imprisonment with slapping a fine of Rs 5000 for molesting a minor girl on Saturday.

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