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Won’t hesitate in acting against terror activities along border with Pakistan: Army chief


He also added that new guidelines are being followed to maintain peace and tranquillity along the border in the eastern sector. NEW DELHI: Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday said that the Indian Army will not hesitate in taking strong action against terror activities along the Western border that the country shares with Pakistan. “The country along our ...

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Make minutes of meeting in which Alok Verma was removed public: Kharge to PM Modi


Mallikarjun Kharge also asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately convene a meeting of the Selection Committee to appoint a new CBI director. Veteran Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who was a member of the high-powered committee which ruled the removal of Alok Verma as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief by 2:1 majority, on Tuesday demanded that the minutes of ...

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Kumbh Mela 2019 begins with Shahi Snan by akhadas amid unprecedented security


Sadhus, sages and devotees took a dip in the Triveni Sangam – the confluence of three rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati – to cleanse their sins. Prayagraj: Sea of devotees on Tuesday descended in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj to attend the first Shahi Snan (royal bathing) of Kumbh Mela 2019 on January 15 – also celebrated as Makar Sankranti. Magnificent processions ...

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Petrol breaches Rs 76 mark in Mumbai, over Rs 70 in Delhi


Petrol and diesel prices have been on the rise since January 7. NEW DELHI / MUMBAI: Petrol breached the Rs 76 mark in Mumbai on Tuesday morning, a day after it crossed the Rs 70-mark in Delhi. According to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) website, petrol was being sold at Rs 76.05 per litre following a hike of 28 paisa ...

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


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


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


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


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


‘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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