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UGC announces various scholarships for post-graduate students

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New Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) announced various scholarships for Indian students at the post-graduate level. The scholarships are: 1. Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child 2018-19 Female student who is a single child of her parents of age not more than 30 years and enrolled in the first year of post-graduation can apply for this opportunity, which provides Rs 36,200 p. a. for ...

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Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of Longewala battle, dies at 78

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Chandigarh: Brigadier (retired) Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of the Longewala battle against Pakistan in 1971, passed away at age 78 on Saturday. Brigadier Chandpuri passed away at a city hospital in the early morning hours. He had been suffering from cancer. He is survived by his wife and three sons. Brigadier Chandpuri had joined the Indian Army in 1962 and was commissioned ...

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In Congress’ second list, ex-BJP leader Manvendra Singh named to fight Raje

Jaipur: The Congress on Saturday released a second list of 32 candidates for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly elections. The party has fielded Manvendra Singh, a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, to contest against Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje from the Jhalrapatan Assembly constituency. The list of was announced by the party’s central election committee General Secretary Mukul Wasnik. On Thursday, ...

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Noida: 12 students injured in school bus accident

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New Delhi: At least 12 students were injured on Saturday morning after a school bus with more than 30 students hit a divider at underpass in Noida. The bus belonged to Apeejay school in Noida. The driver and conductor of the bus are said to be in a critical condition. All the injured were admitted to Kailash Hospital. The incident took ...

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IndiGo employee commits suicide at guest house in Gurugram

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New Delhi, Nov 17: A 35-year-old IndiGo airline employee allegedly committed suicide at a guest house in Gurugram’s Sushant Lok on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Mausami Gautam, who hailed from Assam. She was working with the airlines’ security wing. Her body was found hanging from a ceiling fan at the guest house. The autopsy will be conducted ...

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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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