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New definition of kilogram from May next year: Government


New Delhi, Nov 21: India will adopt a new definition of the kilogram (kg) from May next year, after representatives of 60 countries last week voted to redefine the International System of Units. The new SI System will be helpful in bringing in accuracy while dealing with international trade, biotechnology, high-tech manufacturing and human health and safety, said Consumer Affairs ...

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RSS behaving like Taliban, Khalistan terrorists: CPM on Sabarimala row


NEW DELHI: Communist Party of India (Marxist) has hit out at the Rashtriya Swamsewak Sangh (RSS) in stand-off over the entry of menstrual age women to Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala. CPIM Politburo member S Ramachandran Pillai alleged that RSS is creating trouble in Sabarimala. “They (RSS) are behaving like Taliban and Khalistan terrorists. Why are they trying to create ...

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HM man wanted in J&K police officer’s murder held at Delhi airport


New Delhi, Nov 20 : A 28-year-old Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) terrorist wanted in the murder of CID Intelligence Officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport, police said on Tuesday. “The team of Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Ansar-Ul-Haqe with the help of local intelligence. We received a tip-off that Haqe will come to ...

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At MP rally, PM Modi says ‘bitter medicine’ of demonetisation was to ‘treat’ corruption


Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he used the ‘bitter medicine’ of demonetisation to bring back money into banking system and to give “proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system” in the country. Addressing a poll rally here for the November 28 Assembly elections, Modi also said his government has so far disbursed loans to 14 crore ...

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NPP pay tributes to Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary, 


NPP Supremo calls her one among world noted leaders New Delhi: A massive meeting was convened in New Delhi by the National Panthers Party where several advocates, notable media persons, politicians and academicians participated late in the last evening to recollect and redistribute the pages of history written by the daring actions and historic performances of Mrs. Indira Gandhi on ...

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Groom shot during his wedding procession in Delhi


New Delhi: A 25-year old groom was shot by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants in south Delhi`s Madangir area during his wedding procession on late Monday night. The incident took place at around 10 pm when the groom, Badal was going to the wedding venue in Madangir. The assailants opened fire on him and fled the spot. Badal, who sustained bullet ...

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Amritsar attack: Punjab Police detain ‘hardliners’ for questioning


Amritsar, Nov 20: The Punjab Police have detained a few people having links to separatist organisations in connection with Sunday’s grenade attack on a prayer meeting of the Nirankari sect in Amritsar, police sources said on Tuesday. The Sikh hardliner elements were detained in raids conducted by various teams of the state police at different places, including in Amritsar and ...

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