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Akhilesh Yadav says Samajwadi Party to contest five seats in Gujarat Assembly polls

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Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav has said that his party will fight on five seats in Gujarat Assembly elections. However, he has not specified the seats on which his party will contest the elections. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister further said that SP will support Congress o...

Sushma Swaraj’s Dhaka visit: External Affairs Minister attends India, Bangladesh consultative committee meet

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1/5External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on a two-day visit to attend a joint consultative committee meeting to review bilateral ties and discuss ways to further strengthen the relationship. Image courtesy: Twitter @ihcdhaka: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ar...

Board President's Xi v/s New Zealand: Ross Taylor turns on the heat in second warm up match

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For New Zealand to give a good account of themselves in the three-match ODI series against the formidable Indians led by Virat Kohli, their senior-most batsman Ross Taylor has to come good with the bat. The immensely experienced Taylor showed glimpses of what he is made up of by scoring a century...

Anthem At Cinema Not Measure Of Patriotism: Supreme Court to Centre

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The Supreme Court on Monday refused to modify its December 2016 order regarding playing of the National Anthem in movie theatres and asked the Centre to consider amending the national flag code. The apex court set January 9 as the next date for hearing. On December 1, 2016, the SC had ordered tha...

US police find body 'most likely' of 3-year-old missing Indian girl

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Police have discovered the body of a girl child, which they say is “most likely” of a three- year-old Indian girl who went missing for last two weeks when her foster father reportedly sent her outside alone late in the night as punishment for not finishing her milk. Sherin Mathews, who has develo...

BJP offered Rs one crore to join party, alleges Patidar leader Narendra Patel

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His dramatic press conference in Ahmedabad was the latest in Patidar leaders switching sides ahead of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Soon after Patel levelled his allegations, where he displayed wads of notes which were allegedly offered to him by BJP, another Patidar leader quit the ru...

With one out of every 4 premature deaths due to pollution, India’s air is worst in the world, finds Lancet study

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Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015...

‘Nobody can shake’ AIADMK as long as ‘Narendra Modi supports party’, says Tamil Nadu minister Rajendra Balaji

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Andipatti (Tamil Nadu): Tamil Nadu minister KT Rajendra Balaji has said "nobody can shake" the AIADMK as long as Prime Minister Narendra Modi "supports the party". Expressing confidence that Chief Minister K Palaniswamy's camp would get the 'two leaves' symbol, the state dairy minister said, "The...

Sreesanth hints at playing for another country

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New Delhi: Hours after S Sreesanth revealed his desire to play for another country, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday dealt possibly the decisive blow to the banned bowler's dreams of playing cricket again. The BCCI acting president CK Khanna cited International Cricket C...

RBI says linking bank accounts with Aadhaar mandatory

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Saturday came out with a clarification that the linking of Aadhaar numbers with bank accounts was mandatory in cases under the prevention of money-laundering rules. The central banks move followed reports that quoted a Right to Information Act (RTI) reply given ...

Congress pushed Nehru-Gandhi garbage into minds of people: Assam BJP MP

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The Congress has demanded an apology and the immediate arrest of a BJP MP, who referred to the ideas of "Nehru-Gandhi" as garbage.Two Congress activists received burn injuries today while trying to set on fire an effigy of Jorhat MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa at Moran in upper Assams Dibrugarh district...

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar resigns from post citing 'personal reasons'

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The Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar has resigned from his post, media outlets are reporting. Kumar spoke to CNN-News18 and said that he has resigned due to personal reasons. He said that he has family issues to attend to and had to resign because he couldn't give time to as required by the office ...