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  • Polling passes off peacefully in all four LS seats of Himachal
  • HP: 68 06 pc recorded in Hamirpur dist

Rajnath speaks to Assam CM over Guwahati blast

Rajnath speaks to Assam CM over Guwahati blast

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal regarding the grenade blast in Guwahati on Wednesday evening that injured 12 people.

The Chief Minister apprised Mr Singh of the current situation.

Police and other agencies are investigating the incident, a senior Home Ministry official said here.

Mr Singh prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured persons.

Assam CM Sonowal has ordered the state police chief to conduct an inquiry in to the incident.

Security has been stepped up in the city after the incident.

The Assam CM is likely to chair a high-level security meeting in Guwahati later in the day to access the overall security scenario in the state.

Top officials in the state security set up and state home department officials will attend the meeting.


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18 May 2019 | 8:12 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Political confabulations for government formation intensified a day before polling in the seventh and final phase for 59 Lok Sabha seats in seven states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh comes to an end on Sunday, pulling the curtain on a high decible and acrimonious election season.

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Vande Bharat Express completes 1 lakh km

Vande Bharat Express completes 1 lakh km

18 May 2019 | 7:13 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Semi high speed ‚Äč‚Äčtrain developed by indigenous technology of Indian Railways, Vande Bharat Express has exceeded one lakh kms journey in 90 days and in this way it has proven its technical superiority in this field.

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Pleasant day in Delhi, max at 33 1 deg C

18 May 2019 | 6:38 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) The Delhiites on Saturday witnessed a pleasant day with maximum temperature settling at 33.

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