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Nitish meets Modi, says opposition united on presidential poll


New Delhi: A day after he skipped an opposition meeting on the presidential election, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that opposition unity on the issue was intact and clarified that he came to attend the lunch hosted by Prime Minister Na

Rahul blames Yogi government for Saharanpur violence


Saharanpur: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh responsible for caste violence in Saharanpur district and said the clashes escalated due to its "prejudiced action".There

Government mulling exiting Air India: Jaitley


New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government was considering exiting Air India operations."There are many private airlines like Jet Airways, IndiGo, GoAir. If 86 per cent of the aviation market can be handled by


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New Delhi: Ramzan, the month of fasting in Islam, will begin from tomorrow. Sehri, which is the pre-dawn meal eaten by Muslims who keep fast, will begin today night.Ramzan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar when Muslims abstain from food

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New Delhi: Zika virus disease has reached India, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) confirming first three cases in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.The WHO endorsed the findings of laboratory tests conducted in the country, sayingall three cases,

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New Delhi: The government created rural employment opportunities of more than 813 crore man-days during the last three years under MGNREGA, Pradhan Mantri AawasYojna, Grameen (PMAY-G) and Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) schemes, Union Ru

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  Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday condemned the killing of top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and other militants in Jammu and Kashmir, and called upon the international community, including the UN and human rights organizations, to interven

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New Delhi: The indigenous Scorpene class submarine has successfully test-fired a torpedo, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday, congratulating the scientists and engineers for it.The minister said in a series of tweets that the test was don

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Saharanpur: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday held the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh responsible for caste violence in Saharanpur district and said the clashes escalated due to its "prejudiced action".There is n

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New Delhi: The Congress has predicted a dark future for the country on the economic and social side and alleged that it was on the verge of seeing strife under the BJP-led NDA government. The Congress also demanded a White Paper on the government'

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New Delhi: A day after he skipped a luncheon meeting of opposition parties, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday amid the buzz about growing bonhomie between the two.The JD(U) president was, however, dismissi

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Srinagar: Top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Zarar, a close aide of militant 'poster boy' Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday after a gunfight in Tral in south Kashmir, triggering widespread protests in the Valley once again, wi

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Jammu: The Army has said its relentless operations to thwart attempts by Pakistan to boost terror activities in Kashmir have borne fruit, resulting to the deaths of ten militants since Friday."Relentless operations by security forces have d

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Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board Chairman Waseem Rizvi has accused Minister of State for Muslim Waqf and Haj Mohsin Raza of violating laws and selling endowment property, a charge denied by the latter.         

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Srinagar: Top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Zarar, a close aide of militant 'poster boy' Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday after a gunfight in Tral in south Kashmir, triggering widespread protests in the Valley once again, wi

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