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  • Following observations for the past 24 hrs were recorded at 0830 hrs
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Warring AIADMK factions pledge support to NDA nominee Venkaiah Naidu in VP polls

Chennai, July 17 (UNI) Both the warring factions of the
ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu tonight pledged their
support to Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who was
chosen as the BJP-led NDA's candidate for the August
five Vice-Presidential elections.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke over telephone
to Mr Palaniswami and thanked him for the support extended
to Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, he also sought
his party's support for Mr Venkaian Naidu, chosen as the
candidate for the VP polls.
An official release here tonight said, after Mr Modi spoke
to him over phone, Mr Palaniswami pledged his party's
support and greeted Mr Naidu on his candidature for
the post.
Earlier, the rebel faction led by former CM O Panneerselvam
of AIADMK PTA extended its support to Mr Naidu after Mr Modi
and BJP President Amit Shah spoke to him and sought his support
for Mr Naidu.
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Ban on excavation of basements, empty buildings of Pushp Empire to be sealed: Sidhu

20 Apr 2018 | 6:03 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 20 (UNI) Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday ordered that pending the magisterial inquiry into the collapse of under-construction building at Peer Muchhalla in Zirakpur and keeping in view the public interest no building plan with regard to the Municipal Council Zirakpur is to be passed.

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Vijay Goel expresses satisfaction over Lucknow Metro's progress

20 Apr 2018 | 6:02 PM

Lucknow, Apr 20 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation & Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel expressed satisfaction over the progress of the Lucknow Metro.

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Following observations for the past 24 hrs were recorded at 0830 hrs

20 Apr 2018 | 6:01 PM

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SAD condemns power tariff hikes, demands complete roll back

20 Apr 2018 | 5:58 PM

Chandigarh, Apr 20 (UNI) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday condemned the repeated hikes in power tariff and demanded a complete roll back even as it called for removing all hidden charges to ensure power to industrial sector at landing cost of Rs five per unit.

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Heavy rain likely in few North-eastern states, J&K

20 Apr 2018 | 5:56 PM

Pune, Apr 20 (UNI) Heavy rain is very likely to occur at isolated
places in south Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Jammu &
Kashmir during next 24 hours, warned the Indian Meteorological
Department in a bulletin here on Friday.

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