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India to add 1,000 aircraft in 7-8 years: Govt official

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The domestic aviation has been growing at 20 per cent every year, for the last four years. Mumbai: The country is going to add 1,000 aircraft over the next 7-8 years, a top government official said Tuesday. “We would be adding about 1,000 more aircraft in about next 7-8 years,” Ministry of Civil Aviation secretary, RN Choubey, said, adding that ...

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DySP Iftkhar accorded warm send off by YSCC Doda

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Abid Hussain Wani Doda, January 14: Young Star Cricket Club Doda (Regd NGO) on Monday organized a grand farewell party at Doda in the honour of outgoing Dy SP Hqr Doda Iftkhar Ahmed on his transfer to Kishtwar. The farewell party was attended by Chairman MC Doda Ved Parkash Gupta, Vice Chairman MC Doda Mazhar ul Haq Munshi, Dr Sajjad Kraipak, ...

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Woman crashes Republic Day rehearsal at India Gate, shouts ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans

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NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Sunday arrested a woman for allegedly shouting ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans at India Gate. The woman, who is believed to be mentally unstable, managed to sneak into a high-security area when the Republic Day rehearsal was on and raised the ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans. Police officials said the woman identified as Sultana belongs to Nizamabad in Hyderabad. ...

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JNU sedition case: 1200-page chargesheet filed against Kanhaiya Kumar, others

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on Monday filed a 1200-page chargesheet in the JNU sedition case against former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar and other activists, including Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, Delhi Police commissioner Amulya Patnaik. The Patiala House Court will take up the chargesheet for consideration on Tuesday. The chargesheet has been filed under various sections of Indian Penal ...

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Former Jammu-Kashmir cop, minor nabbed for Hizbul Mujahideen links

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A Special Cell team of Delhi Police has arrested a 30-year-old former J&K Police constable and detained a minor on charges of association with the Hizbul Mujahideen. The two were identified by a team of two Inspectors dispatched to J&K to ascertain the link between suspected terrorists and arms smugglers based in northern India after the Special Cell noticed in ...

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PDP worried over Kashmir worsening power scenario

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‘Govt.’s inaction worrisome as Valley reels under darkness amid harsh winters’ Srinagar, Jan 12:  Urging the party workers and activists to stay united during the present time of tough ordeals, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura has said that conspiracies aimed at undermining the importance of PDP will miserably fail on ground this time again.  Addressing party ...

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15 committees with stakeholders from all fields: How BJP will make its poll manifesto

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Party chief Amit Shah had last week announced that Rajnath will head the BJP’s Manifesto Committee for the Lok Sabha elections. NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s panel which is entrusted with making the party’s election manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election met at the party headquarters in Delhi on Sunday. The meeting of the 20-member committee was chaired ...

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