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Man chargesheeted for allegedly harbouring militants in Sopore

21 Feb 2019 | 7:09 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday filed a charge-sheet against a person before a local court for allegedly harbouring militants in his residential house in the apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla.

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TN Governor Purohit pitches for mother tongue; says Tamil language is like a 'limitless ocean'

21 Feb 2019 | 7:06 PM

Chennai, Feb 21(UNI) Speaking at the International Mother Language Day and Indian Cultural Festival celebration organised by Vellore Institute of Technology here on Thursday, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said Tamil language is like a limitless ocean that grants the status of classical languages of India
The state governor pointing out the importance of speaking in one’s mother tongue, Purohit quoted Nelson Mandela and said "if you talk to a man in a language he understands, it goes to his head.

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Audio-visual Guide of heritage assets in Kerala capital launched

21 Feb 2019 | 7:05 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (UNI) A digitised audio-visual guide, covering 30 heritage buildings in and around the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala capital, has been launched by the Department of Archaeology and Archives, much to the delight of tourists, researchers, historians, and pilgrims.

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Indo-Pak bus route diverted after protests

21 Feb 2019 | 7:02 PM

Phagwara, Feb 21 (UNI) The bus plying from Lahore to Delhi via Phagwara was diverted due to protests of Shiv Sena workers, police said here on Thursday.

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Amit Shah launches scathing attack on Naidu for his dharnas

21 Feb 2019 | 7:02 PM

Rajahmundry (AP) Feb 21 (UNI) BJP national President Amit Shah lashed out Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday for disregarding the development of the state by participating in 'dharnas'.

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Assam govt gives Rs 20 lakh to martyr's family

21 Feb 2019 | 7:01 PM

Guwahati, Feb 21 (UNI) The Assam government today handed an amount of Rs 20 lakh to the family of Maneswar Basumutary, who was martyred in the Pulwama terror attack.

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Forge unity and give befitting reply to BJP: Farooq

Forge unity and give befitting reply to BJP: Farooq

21 Feb 2019 | 7:00 PM

Srinagar, Feb 21 (UNI) Alleging that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is polarising the country to hide the failures of NDA government, National Conference (NC) President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday said that it is time for all of to forge unity and give a befitting reply to those who are hell bent to destroy the social fabric.

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Alstom wins Rs 580 Cr contract to provide electrification for Phase II of Bangalore Metro

21 Feb 2019 | 6:56 PM

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Bengaluru, Feb 21 (UNI) Alstom has won contract by BMRCL to provide power supply and traction electrification for the 33-kilometre extension to Bangalore Metro under Phase II.

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People living along Int'l Border to get reservation benefits: SAC

21 Feb 2019 | 6:55 PM

Jammu, Feb 21 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik headed State Administrative Council on Thursday approved the draft amendments in the “Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act-2014” for extending the benefits of reservation to persons residing in the areas along the International Border (IB).

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Lake and ponds to be constructed at 50 locations in Haryana for ground water recharging : CM

21 Feb 2019 | 6:53 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said like Sahibi River, lake and ponds would be constructed at 50 locations in the state for ground water recharging.

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Punjab: 1 yr more extension for Associated Schools to meet affiliation criteria

21 Feb 2019 | 6:49 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Keeping in mind the interests of children and teachers of Associated Schools of the state, the Punjab government has given one more year extension to fulfill the affiliation criteria.

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Haryana govt received report of committee exploring possibilities of launching Kisan Pension Yojana : CM

21 Feb 2019 | 6:48 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the government has received the report of the Committee constituted to explore the possibilities of launching the ‘Kisan Pension Yojana’ and the report is being studied now.

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Social worker Narendra Singh joins JD(U)

21 Feb 2019 | 6:46 PM

Patna, Feb 21 (UNI) Social worker Narendra Singh today joined JD(U) and described the tenure of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a period when people of Bihar regained their pride which was dented during 15 years long misrule of RJD since 1990.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed miserably to fulfill his 2014 election promises: Mallikarjun Kharge

21 Feb 2019 | 6:45 PM

Kalaburagi , Feb 21 (UNI) Congress Leader in the Lok Sabha M Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has miserably failed to fulfill BJP's 2014 election promises and advised him to stop lying and misleading people of the country.

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ACB nabs Mah govt official for accepting bribe

21 Feb 2019 | 6:38 PM

Nanded, Feb 21 (UNI) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday arrested a state government official on the alleged charge of accepting bribe of Rs 2,500 from the complainant.

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