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Congress supports urban Maoists, says Modi in Chhattisgarh

Congress supports urban Maoists, says Modi in Chhattisgarh

Jagdalpur, Nov 9 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday accused the Congress of backing urban Maoists who he said have ruined the lives of poor Adivasi youth. Addressing his first election rally for the state Assembly polls scheduled later this month, Modi also said Congress makes “fun” of adivasis (tribals). “I don’t know why Congress […]

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Boost to army firepower as 3 artillery gun systems inducted

Boost to army firepower as 3 artillery gun systems inducted

Deolali (Maha), Nov 9 : In a boost to the Army’s firepower and capability enhancement, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday inducted three major artillery gun systems, including the M777 A2 Ultra Light Howitzers, K-9 Vajra self-propelled gun and and a ‘Composite Gun Towing Vehicle’. Speaking at the induction ceremony, held at Deolali Field Firing Ranges, the […]

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Mizoram polls: EC team to hold talks with officials, leaders

Mizoram polls: EC team to hold talks with officials, leaders

Aizawl Nov 9 :  A high-level team of Election Commission (EC) officials would be arriving in Mizoram Friday to hold talks with top government officials and leaders of civil societies over the crisis that has rocked the poll arrangements in the state, official sources said. The team, led by Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain, would […]

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Reports of Aasia Bibi leaving Pakistan ‘fake news’: FO

Reports of Aasia Bibi leaving Pakistan ‘fake news’: FO

Islamabad/Lahore, Nov 8 :  Pakistani authorities on Thursday rejected as “fake news” reports that a Christian woman who was released from a jail a week after the Supreme Court overturned her conviction and death sentence for blasphemy has left for the Netherlands. Aasia Bibi, 47, acquitted in the blasphemy case was released, amid nationwide anger, […]

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Modi lookalike switches over to Congress, says ‘achche din’ won’t come

Modi lookalike switches over to Congress, says ‘achche din’ won’t come

Bacheli (Dantewada), Nov 8 :  He looks like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dresses and speaks like him and begins his speech with ‘Mitron’, but their similarities end there — He is Abhinandan Pathak, a Congress campaigner in the Naxal-affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh who says “achche din nahin ayenge”. A new entrant to the grand […]

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4 civilians, one CISF jawan killed in IED blast in C’garh

4 civilians, one CISF jawan killed in IED blast in C’garh

Raipur, Nov 8 :  Four civilians and a CISF jawan were killed when suspected Naxals detonated a bus with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Thursday, four days ahead of the first phase of elections in the state, police said. Two personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) were also […]

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Pak seizes Indian and other DTH worth Rs 7.83 cr in nation-wide crackdown

Pak seizes Indian and other DTH worth Rs 7.83 cr in nation-wide crackdown

Islamabad, Nov 8 :  Pakistan authorities have seized smuggled Indian and other Direct-To-Home (DTH) equipment worth Rs 7.83 crore from various markets in a nation-wide crack down against the illegal devices, revealed a report. The report was submitted to the Supreme Court on Wednesday after it took up a suo motu case relating to easy […]

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BJP’s defeat in bypolls signals ‘acche din’ for Cong: Sena

BJP’s defeat in bypolls signals ‘acche din’ for Cong: Sena

Mumbai, Nov 8:  Taking a dig at its ally BJP over the recent debacle in Karnataka bypolls, the Shiv Sena Thursday said the poll outcome indicates that “acche din” (good days) will return for the Congress in 2019, when general elections are due. The Uddhav Thackeray-led party also said the BJP’s defeat in a string […]

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China again declines to reveal details of financial assistance to Pakistan

China again declines to reveal details of financial assistance to Pakistan

Beijing, Nov 7:  China on Wednesday once again declined to quantify the financial assistance it is willing to provide to Pakistan after the just concluded visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Beijing even as it termed his talks with top Chinese leaders “very successful”. Khan visited China from November 2 to 5 during which […]

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PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers near India-China border

PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers near India-China border

Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand), Nov 7:  Dressed in heavy mountain gear, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel in the icy terrain near the India-China border, saying their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights is enabling the strength of the nation. Greeting the jawans in the Harshil cantonment area, the prime […]