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  • France's Macron says Raqqa fall not end of battle against Islamic State
  • At least 46 attacks in area of Niger where U.S. troops killed -UN
  • Two boys drowned in a pond
  • Woman commits suicide in Ambala
  • Virbhadra Singh files nomination papers in Arki
  • Air quality data shows decline in pollution level in Punjab this diwali as compared to pre diwali day
  • Capital witnesses smog, max settles at 35.3 degree C
  • Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Afghan capital Kabul
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  • BJP brings forth 21, Congress 12 new faces in Assy election
  • Xi Jinping foiled coup attempts by former top leaders, claims key Chinese official
  • Attack on EC for Gujarat poll dates is part of 'Save Rahul mission', says BJP
  • Proposing simultaneous polls without draft bill as basis is dangerous: Shantaram Naik
  • 10 new posts approved in GMC
  • KSUM’s sabbatical scheme for teachers gets Govt nod
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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR OCTOBER 7, 2017

Dwarka : Marine Police Training Institute to be established in Mojab: PM (BY10)
Mandi : Rahul announces Virbhadra as CM candidate again in Himachal (DR34)
Bengaluru : Solar scam case: former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy acquitted (MS16)
New Delhi : Ex-PM Manmohan Singh shares stage with 1984 riots accused Sajjan Kumar (DI29)
Srinagar : CRPF SI injured in terrorist attack in south Kashmir (DR40)
New Delhi : India holding first BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise from October 10 (DI15)
: Govt failed to address structural issues in GST: Congress (DI16)
Hubballi : Minister confident of SIT nabbing Gouri Lankesh murderer (MS14)
New Delhi : Google reminds world of legendary Begum Akhtar (DI26)
Srinagar : All set for Adnan Sami concert on banks of Dal Lake (DR21)
Madrid/Barcelona: Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions rise (FN32)
Lucknow : Remembering Lohia: SP first family set to put up an united face on October 12 (DR46)
New Delhi : Fresh FFC if Delhi Govt gives over Rs 3,000 cr per year to DMRC: Centre to Kejriwal (DI17)
: India Inc hails GST Council decisions; says, it will have positive impact (DC1)
Pune : Mercury above par in north India, thunderstorms likely in Northeast: Met (BY19)
Ranchi : Ranchi T20I: India win toss, opts to bowl against Australia (SPC9)
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PM blames 'nervous' Congress for refusing his help for 2013 U'khand flash floods

PM blames 'nervous' Congress for refusing his help for 2013 U'khand flash floods

Kedarnath, Oct 20 (UNI) Blaming a 'nervous' Congress for blocking his efforts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday recalled that the UPA II Government, then in power in Uttarakhand, had refused his offer as Gujarat Chief Minister to rebuild the hill shrine of Kedarnath after the devastating 2013 flash floods in the hill state.

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20 Oct 2017 | 6:18 PM
Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar steps down

Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar steps down

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Citing family issues, Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar, today resigned from his post, a source in the Law Ministry said.

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20 Oct 2017 | 5:29 PM
Indo-Russian tri-service exercise INDRA 2017 begins

Indo-Russian tri-service exercise INDRA 2017 begins

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Aiming to boost their operational coordination, India and Russia on Friday started their first tr-service exercise INDRA 2017.

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20 Oct 2017 | 8:19 PM
All eyes on Tillerson's visit as US-India convergence over China and Pakistan grows

All eyes on Tillerson's visit as US-India convergence over China and Pakistan grows

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be making his maiden visit to India next week with Washington indicating greater convergence with New Delhi vis-a-vis Pakistan's intent on fighting terror and China's challenges to a rule-based international order.

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20 Oct 2017 | 8:21 PM
RS issues notices to Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

RS issues notices to Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha secretariat has issued notices to rebel Janata Dal (United) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar Ansari , asking them to appear before Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on October 30 to present their case in the petition from leader of the party in the House Ram Chandra Prasad Singh seeking their disqualification.

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20 Oct 2017 | 8:50 PM
Singer Harshita Dahiya's brother-in-law owns up to her murder: Police

Singer Harshita Dahiya's brother-in-law owns up to her murder: Police

Panipat, Oct 20 (UNI) Haryana Police on Friday said notorious gangster Dinesh Karala, brother-in-law of Haryanvi singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya, has admitted that he was behind her murder.

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20 Oct 2017 | 7:41 PM
India leads the world in pollution-related deaths

India leads the world in pollution-related deaths

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) With 25 lakh people facing premature death in India in 2015 due to various types of pollution, India has the dubious distinction of leading the world in the number of pollution-related deaths, a study by a reputed medical journal has revealed.

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20 Oct 2017 | 7:22 PM
RS issues notices to Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

RS issues notices to Sharad Yadav, Ali Anwar Ansari

20 Oct 2017 | 8:50 PM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha secretariat has issued notices to rebel Janata Dal (United) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar Ansari , asking them to appear before Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on October 30 to present their case in the petition from leader of the party in the House Ram Chandra Prasad Singh seeking their disqualification.

France's Macron says Raqqa fall not end of battle against Islamic State

20 Oct 2017 | 9:12 PM

PARIS, Oct 20 (Reuters) President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that France's military would continue its fight against lslamic State in Syria, but that attention needed to now also turn to finding a negotiated political transition in the country.

Virbhadra Singh files nomination papers in Arki

Virbhadra Singh files nomination papers in Arki

20 Oct 2017 | 9:16 PM

Solan, Oct 20 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister D R Shandil filed their nominations papers from Arki and Solan assembly segments of the district, on Friday.

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