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  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
  • Delray Beach Open: Sharan-Sitak lose to Bryan brothers in quarterfinal
  • PM Modi not accompanying President Trump to Agra, Defence, security, energy tie ups likely
  • Privacy rights cannot be for protection of terrorists, corrupt: Prasad
  • Cong accuses Modi Govt of waiving off Rs 8 lakh crore of big capitals, demands to reveal names
  • PM to distribute mobility aids to Divyangs in Prayagraj on Feb 29
  • Top-seed Halep eases past Brady to reach Dubai final
  • Mah: AAP launches mega drive to share info of Delhi development model
  • Over 200 militants still active in Kashmir, 25 killed in 12 operations since Jan in J&K: DGP
  • 100 in fray for Asian Triathlon tomorrow, Sr Natls to be held concurrently
  • Tuticorin firing probe panel : Rajini seeks exemption from personal appearance
  • Make agriculture more attractive and sustainable: Venkaiah Naidu
International Mother Language Day celebrated in Bengal

International Mother Language Day celebrated in Bengal

21 Feb 2020 | 9:49 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) West Bengal on Friday celebrated International Mother Language
Day and paid homage to those who had sacrificed their lives to provide an identity for the
Bengali language.

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Gold worth Rs 63 lakh seized at Kannur Intl Airport, one held

21 Feb 2020 | 9:39 PM

Kannur, Feb 21 (UNI) Customs sleuths on Friday seized 1.5 kg of gold worth around Rs 63 lakh from a passenger who arrived at Kannur International Airport from Doha in an Indigo aircraft.

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Bengal celebrates Maha Shivaratri with due religious fervour

21 Feb 2020 | 9:39 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (UNI) Maha Shivaratri is being celebrated today with due religious fervour throughout West Bengal as women offered obeisance to Lord Shiva and prayed for the
well being of their husbands.

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Ramrajya vs Samajwad; Twitter war in UP

21 Feb 2020 | 9:39 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21 (UNI) A twitter war over Ramrajya vs Samajwad broke out between the former chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and the media advisor to the chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday.

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Yediyurappa assures budget allocation for Kalasa Banduri project

Yediyurappa assures budget allocation for Kalasa Banduri project

21 Feb 2020 | 9:38 PM

Mysuru, Feb 21 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday assured necessary budget provision in the State budget for implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri project on priority basis.

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Amulya's father urges serious action, K'taka CM alleges 'links' with Naxalites

Amulya's father urges serious action, K'taka CM alleges 'links' with Naxalites

21 Feb 2020 | 9:34 PM

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (UNI) Leona Noronha, father of Amulya Leona, who has been remanded to judicial custody for shouting pro-Pakistan slogans, on Friday demanded strict punishment for his daughter, while Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa alleged that she may be having links with the Naxalites.

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Surgical strikes: Nath sticks to his guns

21 Feb 2020 | 9:25 PM

Chhindwara, MP, Feb 21 (UNI) Adhering to his Thursday statement vis-a-vis surgical strikes, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath evinced pride on Friday in the Indian Army and the Air Force “which do not fake anything” but added in the same breath that details of military action should be made public.
“The masses must be satisfied. Has any photograph been seen? How many buildings were destroyed? What was the number of terrorists neutralised? The strikes ‘happened’ in media alone!” the Chief Minister averred during an interaction with the press here prior to departing for the state capital at the conclusion of a two-day visit to his home district.

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House sites to poor in AP: Navarathnalu Special commissioner inspects land at Korangi

21 Feb 2020 | 9:18 PM

Kakinada, Feb 21 (UNI) Special commissioner for House sites for poor under Navarathnalu scheme Harinarayana along with the Joint Collector Lakshmisha has visited Korangi and Thallarevu villages in Thallarevu mandal on Friday and inspected the sites identified for distribution on Telugu New Year Ugadi.

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Khattar accords approval for providing passage to emergency patients from MDU to PGIMS Rohtak

21 Feb 2020 | 9:07 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has accorded approval for providing a passage to emergency patients from MD University, Rohtak to Emergency Department of PGIMS, Rohtak.

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If Centre makes amendment in any of its schemes, same will be implemented by Haryana: Khattar

21 Feb 2020 | 9:05 PM

Karnal, Feb 21 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is a central government scheme and if the Union government makes any amendment in any of its schemes, the same will be implemented by the state.

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Haryana govt will focus on education, health, security & self-reliance in next 5 yrs : Khattar

21 Feb 2020 | 9:01 PM

Karnal, Feb 21 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that the next five years of the State Government will be focused on education, health, security and self-reliance.

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Khattar inaugurates several developmental projects in Karnal

21 Feb 2020 | 8:59 PM

Karnal, Feb 21 (UNI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 12 development works of an amount of about Rs 13.26 crore from the Panchayat Bhawan campus during his visit to the city on Friday.

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Medicine is mission, not profession: MP CM

21 Feb 2020 | 8:55 PM

Bhopal, Feb 21 (UNI) Doctors and health sector staff should alter their attitude so that state-of-the-art techniques plus resources are better utilised in people’s interest, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath averred on Friday and underlined that medicine must not be treated as a profession but ought to be accomplished in the spirit of social service.
Mr Nath was addressing therapeutic personnel in Chhindwara after dedicating to the public or laying foundation stones for 80 projects – including health centres and staff quarters – worth Rs 42.36 crore at the District infirmary complex, it was officially learnt.

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Violence not acceptable in democracy – Vice-President

21 Feb 2020 | 8:53 PM

Coimbatore, Feb 21 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that violence was not acceptable in a democracy and observed that those encouraging violence were doing at the cost of the nation.

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Five Manipuri attested 10.174 kg of Yaba tablets in Meghalaya

21 Feb 2020 | 8:46 PM

Shillong, Feb 21 (UNI) Meghalaya police on Friday arrested five persons, including
a woman with 10.174 kg of suspected Amphetamine W.Y commonly known as Yaba
tablets from Mawiongrim viewpoint.

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