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fbb Launches Winter Jacket Collection with Diljit Dosanjh

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An all new jacket collection is available from Rs. 999 onwards  Jammu, November 16, 2018: fbb launches an all new jacket collection at unbelievable prices starting at just Rs. 999. The unique collection offers modern fashion trends while retaining the traditional styles. The versatile jackets that come in wide range of styles like biker, suede and cotton sherpa are exclusively available ...

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PM Modi challenges Congress to have a party president from outside Gandhi family

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Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday threw an open challenge to the Congress and asked the party to have someone outside of the Gandhi family as its president for five years. Leading BJP’s campaign in Chhattisgarh ahead of the second phase of elections here – scheduled for November 20, PM Modi said that Congress cannot see anyone outside ...

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Head constable shoots himself at Delhi Secretariat’s parking

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New Delhi: A Delhi Police head constable on Friday morning allegedly committed suicide on duty by shooting himself with his service revolver in the VIP parking lot of Delhi Secretariat. The deceased has been identified as 35-year-old Head Constable Sohanveer. Police said that a PCR call was received at 5.53 am. They further informed that a suicide note has been ...

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Cyclone Gaja crosses Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 people evacuated from 6 districts

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Chennai: As the severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early on Friday, as many as 76,290 people have been evacuated from six districts of the state. The cyclone crossed the coast with a wind speed gusting up to 120 kmph, a weather bulletin said. According to the Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management ...

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Chhath Puja across rail tracks as locals in Punjab ‘forget’ Dussehra mishap

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New Delhi: At least 61 people had died during Dussehra celebrations after being mowed down by a train near Amritsar last month. Memories of the horrific tragedy may have already begun fading with participants in Chhath Puja near Bhatinda making the same grievous mistake recently. Earlier this week, locals gathered for Chhath Puja near Bhatinda and opted to cross a busy railway ...

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Top terrorist Zakir Musa spotted in Amritsar, high alert issued

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Amritsar, Nov 16: Security agencies in Punjab are on tenterhooks after reports of dreaded terrorist Zakir Musa being spotted in Amritsar. Security has been heightened across the state after intelligence inputs revealed that Zakir Musa, a former Hizbul Mujahideen commander and slain terrorist Burhan Wani’s successor, could be hiding in Punjab. Posters have been put up to help people identify Musa, ...

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Rajnath Singh reacts to Afridi’s statement on Kashmir

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New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday agreed with former Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi’s statement on Kashmir and asserted that Kashmir has so far been a part of the Indian Territory and will always remain its part. In a press conference, Singh said “He (Afridi) was right in saying that Pakistan is not able to handle its own four ...

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Nagland’s Hornbill night carnival to be plastic-free zone

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Kohima: The annual Hornbill night carnival under Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), which will be held from Dec. 1 to the 10th as part of the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, will be plastic-free zone. Briefing media persons on Wednesday evening at its office, KCCI president Medozhatuo Rutsa said the association will strictly impose the ban on use of ...

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Manali, Narkanda witness season’s 1st snowfall

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Shimla: There was overnight moderate snowfall in Manali and Narkanda, the season’s first, a Met official said on Thursday as snow continued to elude the Himachal Pradesh capital here. The tourist resort of Manali recorded a minimum temperature of minus 1.2 degrees Celsius as the hills overlooking it also experienced moderate spells of snow, Manmohan Singh, Director of the meteorological ...

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