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Sisodia condoles demise of environmentalist GD Agarwal

Sisodia condoles demise of environmentalist GD Agarwal

New Delhi, Oct 11 (UNI) Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of environmentalist GD Agarwal, who was on hunger strike to save the Ganga river.

Taking to micro-blogging site twitter, Mr Sisodia, in a condolence message in Hindi, said,”eminent environmentalist GD Agarwal who fought throughout the life to save Ganga river from pollution, death while fasting is a very tragic incident. May his soul rest in peace.”

Activist and lawyer, Prashant Bhushan has also condoled the death of the environmentalist.

“GD Agarwal, our leading environmentalist who fasted 109 days to save the Ganga, was forcibly picked up by the Uttarakhand police and hospitalized yesterday.He passed away today after his pleas to save the Ganga fell on Modi's deaf years. RIP Dear Sir. This world is not for pure souls,” he tweeted.

The 87-year-old activist passed away on Thursday afternoon at AIIMS Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

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MHA clarifies on air transit facility for CRPF on Jammu-Srinagar sector

17 Feb 2019 | 10:54 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Denying the reports that appeared in a section of media on Sunday claiming air transit facility for CRPF has not been allowed, the Ministry of Home Affairs clarified that this facility for CRPF on the said sector has been stopped.

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Govt cracks whip on separatist leaders, withdraws security & other facilities

Govt cracks whip on separatist leaders, withdraws security & other facilities

17 Feb 2019 | 10:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Unleashing a multi-pronged strategy to isolate Pakistan on terror and also to break its 'nexus' with separatist leaders, the government on Sunday withdrew security cover and other facilities provided to five separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Abdul Ghani Bhat.

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Large number of people pay tributes to Pulwama martyrs by lighting candles

Large number of people pay tributes to Pulwama martyrs by lighting candles

17 Feb 2019 | 9:33 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Thousands of people from different walks of life got together on Sunday and paid tributes to the martyrs of Pulwama by lighting candles in the heart of the city , Connaught Place's inner circle.

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Air-to-Air missile Astra to be showcased in Aero India

Air-to-Air missile Astra to be showcased in Aero India

17 Feb 2019 | 9:25 PM

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New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Make-in-India product Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) Astra will be showcased during the Aero India show which is scheduled to take place from February 20 in Bengaluru.

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MCF to produce Vande Bharat Express coaches with most modern techniques

MCF to produce Vande Bharat Express coaches with most modern techniques

17 Feb 2019 | 9:06 PM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli will be producing Vande Bharat Express train sets soon with the extensive use of robotics, also with the use of most modern tools and better management of resources.

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