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DYSS holds state level selection meet in Judo


JAMMU: Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) organised two-long inter-division selection competition in the discipline of Judo (boys and girls) to raise state team for the upcoming National School Games in under-17 category. The competition held at Judo Hall of the Indoor Complex, MA Stadium, here. In all, 32 boys and girls from took part in the selection process. ...

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Hrithik Roshan feels ‘inspired’ by Mr. India World 2016


MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan, in a star-studded event last night, announced the winner of Peter England Mr. India World 2016- Vishnu Raj S Menon, from Bengaluru. Viren Barman and Altamash Faraz, both from Delhi, were announced as the first and the second runner-up respectively at the finale of the pageant. Speaking to the media on the same, the actor said, “I am ...

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Alia Bhatt moves into her new house


MUMBAI: Alia Bhatt is leading a charmed existence. After delivering three back-to-back hits this year – Kapoor & Sons, Udta Punjab, and Dear Zindagi – she has now moved into her own house. Not bad for a 23-year-old, what do you say? The actor bought her pad in June last year and it is located strategically. It is not too ...

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15 things one should know about BSF Soldiers on ‘Raising Day’


When we are sleeping safe at home, BSF’s men and women are having night outs at the international border. Yes, these are the brave soldiers protecting our motherland. And you know well that our borders are not the easiest places to guard. 1. The BSF was founded in 1965 after the Indo-Pak war exposed insufficiencies of the existing border security ...

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Toll collection on national highways to resume from mid-night of December 2


NEW DELHI: The toll collection on national highways, which was halted in the wake of withdrawal of high-value notes, will resume from the mid-night of December 2. “The toll collection on national highways will resume from mid-night of December 2,” A road ministry official said. To ensure smooth traffic flow and reduce currency hardships, the government had announced on November ...

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Opposition to seek President’s intervention on IT Amendment Bill issue


NEW DELHI: Opposition parties which have been protesting against demonetization today decided to approach President Pranab Mukherjee on the Income Tax Amendment Bill to seek his intervention, alleging that the measure was hurriedly passed in Lok Sabha without following the rules. A meeting of opposition parties was held in the chamber of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad ...

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People queue up outside banks on ‘Salary day’


NEW DELHI: People in large numbers queued up outside banks on Thursday to withdraw cash from their first salary received after the November 8 demonetisation. Long queues were witnessed outside most banks and functioning ATMs across the capital, residents said. At Lakshmi Nagar in east Delhi, hundreds queued up outside the only three ATMs that were dispensing cash. In Dilshad Garden, ...

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Delhi Police seeks log details of Rahul’s account from Twitter


NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has begun a probe into the hacking of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account and has sought log details of his account from the microblogging site. “A case has been registered by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) under Section 66 of the IT Act. Twitter has been asked to provide details of log of the account ...

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PAC to call RBI Governor in Jan to review eco impact


NEW DELHI: Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today decided to call RBI Governor and top Finance Ministry officials next month to review the economic situation following the demonetisation of high value notes. The decision to call RBI Governor Urjit Patel, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa and Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das was taken unanimously by all the members of the Committee, headed by ...

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