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  • Earthquake of magnitude 6'3 strikes southern China -USGS
  • Russia blocks bid to briefly extend Syria chemical weapons inquiry
  • Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador to Germany for consultation
  • Lebanon's al-Hariri on twitter: "I am on the way to the airport"
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Power utilities to install pre-paid electricity meters in Haryana

16 Nov 2017 | 8:52 PM

Sirsa, Nov 16 (UNI) The Haryana Power Utilities would now install pre-paid electricity meters in the state and consumers would get power according to the amount of pre-paid recharge done by them.

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US-backed Syria forces say Turkey pressured commander into defecting

16 Nov 2017 | 8:47 PM

BEIRUT, Nov 16 (Reuters) The U.

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Naidu, Irani hail JK media students at PCI’s golden jubilee event

16 Nov 2017 | 8:45 PM

Srinagar, Nov 16 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani on Thursday lauded media students from Jammu and Kashmir who were present at the Golden Jubilee function of the Press Council of India (PCI) coinciding with the National Press Day.

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Devotees pay obeisance at Rouza Sharif in Sirhind

16 Nov 2017 | 8:35 PM

Fatehgarh Sahib, Nov 16 (UNI) Devotees from different communities, including Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims, paid obeisance at Rouza Sharif, Sirhind, on the occasion of annual urs festival of Islamic scholar Sheikh Ahmad Faruqi Sirhindi Alif-Sani which started on Thursday.

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Capt Amarinder reviews progress on Patiala Sports University

16 Nov 2017 | 8:31 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 16 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday reviewed the progress of the work for setting up a Sports University in Patiala.

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Compulsory Retirement: Eight state officers removed in UP

16 Nov 2017 | 8:12 PM

Lucknow, Nov 16 (UNI) In its on-going drive for compulsory retirement to the inefficient or corrupt officers who completed 50-years age, Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday removed three deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy SP) rank officers along with five senior officers of Trade Tax Department.

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Telugu must in T-schools, colleges from next academic year

16 Nov 2017 | 7:54 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 16 (UNI) The State government has decided to make Telugu language mandatory in all the schools and colleges in the State from 2018-19, said Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari said here on Thursday.

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Proper mechanism must for preservation of shrines:Tassaduq

16 Nov 2017 | 7:52 PM

Srinagar, Nov 16 (UNI) Expressing grief over fire in Khanqah-e-Maula shrine, Coordinator of Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti on Thursday said that the shrines and religious places of Kashmir had been the proud symbols of the valley’s spiritual edifice, faith and cultural heritage as such a proper and comprehensive mechanism for their preservation was a must.

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HP gets best state award in education, infrastructure and overall development

16 Nov 2017 | 7:51 PM

Shimla, Nov 16 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh has been conferred upon Best State Award in the Big States category in the sectors of education, infrastructure and overall development by India Today Group.

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Himachal celebrates National Press Day

16 Nov 2017 | 7:48 PM

Shimla, Nov 16 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh Information and Public Relations department and Journalism department of HP University jointly observed the National Press Day here on Thursday based on the theme ‘challenges before media’.

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JK Police recovers abducted girl from Punjab, accused arrested

16 Nov 2017 | 7:46 PM

Srinagar, Nov 16 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday evening claimed to have recovered an abducted girl from Punjab and arrested the accused.

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Gudiya gangrape: Ex-Police chief DW Negi sentenced to 5-day CBI remand

16 Nov 2017 | 7:44 PM

Shimla, Nov 16 (UNI) Shimla Chief Judicial Magistrate Ranjeet Singh on Thursday awarded five days of CBI remand to former Shimla district police chief DW Negi, who was arrested this morning in connection with the custodial death of an alleged accused in Gudiya gang rape case.

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Fire in Ghaziabad hospital, no casualty

16 Nov 2017 | 7:34 PM

Ghaziabad, Nov 16 (UNI) Fire broke out near the entrance gate of a local hospital in Kalka Garhi Chowk, near Nehru Nagar here, creating panic among the people, who started running here and there for shelter.

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Only 10 pc of agricultural production is exported from India: Gajendra

16 Nov 2017 | 7:33 PM

Visakhapatnam, Nov 16 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Agriculture and farmers welfare, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that only 10 per cent of agricultural produce is exported from India and therefore there is an imperative need to boost agricultural exports.

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Bill to end superstitious practices passed in Karnataka Assembly

16 Nov 2017 | 7:29 PM

Belagavi, Nov 16 (UNI) To protect common people against evil and
sinister practices and eradicate practices like black magic,
bhanamati and nude parade and others, the Karnataka Assembly today
unanimously passed The Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of
Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill, 2017.

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Jana indisposed

16 Nov 2017 | 7:17 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 16 (UNI) Leader of the Opposition in the Telangana Assembly and Senior Congress leader K Jana Reddy Reddy took ill today.

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BJP leader among 3 shot dead in Ghaziabad

16 Nov 2017 | 7:12 PM

Ghaziabad, Nov 16 (UNI) Unidentified assailants on Thursday killed a local BJP leader and two others near Bahlol Pur Tigri village on Ghaziabad Noida Link road, by firing indiscriminately on their vehicle.

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SP’s gesture to daughters of deceased police constable

16 Nov 2017 | 7:07 PM

Kakinada, Nov 16(UNI): East Godavari District Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni today exhibited a gesture towards the children of a police constable who had died on duty recently.

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Goddess Padmavathi blesses devotees on Sesha Vahanam

16 Nov 2017 | 7:04 PM

Tiruchanur, Nov 16 (UNI) Universal Divine Mother, Goddess Padmavathi Devi in the
guise of "Paramapadanadha Venkatanadha" blessed the devotees on Pedda Sesha
Vahanam here on Thursday morning.

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CM seeks funds from Centre

16 Nov 2017 | 6:59 PM

Puducherry, Nov 16 (UNI) Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy along with Tourism Minister Malladi Krishna Rao today met Union Minister of state for Sports and Youth Affairs Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore at New Delhi and sought funds for the Union Territory.

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Amarinder betrayed Punjab by scuttling all-party meeting of MPs: Tarun Chugh

16 Nov 2017 | 6:55 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 16 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday lashed out at Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for scuttling an all-party meeting of Parliamentarians from the state.

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PM most popular leader in India, but economy has cost him: Omar

PM most popular leader in India, but economy has cost him: Omar

16 Nov 2017 | 6:54 PM

Srinagar, Nov 16 (UNI) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the most popular leader in India right now as per a survey.

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Sujana offer prayers to Lord Venkateswara

16 Nov 2017 | 6:50 PM

Tirumala, Nov 16 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Y Sujana
Chowdary accompanied by family members had 'Maha laghu' darshan of Lord Venkateswara
like any other common pilgrim, here this evening.

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Vehicular traffic hampers on Rohtang Pass after snowfall

16 Nov 2017 | 6:45 PM

Shimla, Nov 16 (UNI) Frequent snowfall on the 13050-foot high Rohtang Pass, also called the gateway to Lahaul Spiti district, hampered the vehicular traffic on Thursday as the Kullu district administration allowed only couple of vehicles to cross the snowy pass.

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UBER launches new engineering facility in Hyderabad

16 Nov 2017 | 6:39 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 16 (UNI) Uber, the World’s largest ridesharing company, has
inaugurated its new engineering facility here today.

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Acharaya Sethu offers religious needs to all Hindus through online Video-based services

16 Nov 2017 | 6:30 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 16 (UNI) In order to facilitate all religious needs to Hindu and Sanatana
Dharma followers, Acharya Sethu has launched its website and mobile apps ( on iOS and
Android) here today.

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Man commits suicide by jumping before running train in Phagwara

16 Nov 2017 | 6:29 PM

Phagwara, Nov 16 (UNI) A local resident reportedly committed suicide by jumping before a running train near Santokhpura rail crossing in the town.

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Prove Farooq wrong by action on PoK, Omar tells Ahir

16 Nov 2017 | 6:28 PM

Srinagar, Nov 16 (UNI) Taking a dig at Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir for his comment that no one can stop India if it tries to take Pakistan occupied Kashmir from Pakistan, former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah said he should prove NC president Farooq Abdullah wrong by action and not by hollowed out words.

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AP signs MoU with Toyota to introduce eco-friendly electrical vehicles

16 Nov 2017 | 6:27 PM

Vijayawada, Nov 16 (UNI) The Andhra Pradesh government has signed an MoU with the Toyota Kirloskar motors to introduce eco-friendly electrical vehicles and electrical buses are likely to be operated at the famous hill shrine Tirumala and in the capital city Amaravati under the project.

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Haryana govt asks depts to incorporate disciplinary proceedings of HRMS

16 Nov 2017 | 6:26 PM

Chandigarh, Nov 16 (UNI) Making disciplinary cases monitoring system as an integral part of Human Resource Management System (HRMS), Haryana government has asked all the departments to incorporate the complete information of disciplinary proceedings under Rule 7 and 8 of all the employees in HRMS to easily monitor such cases and to prevent delay at any stage.

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