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Rahul Gandhi meets Sharad Pawar to put up united front against BJP: Sources

  New Delhi, Mar 15:Congress president Rahul Gandhi has met NCP chief Sharad Pawar to step up efforts and put up an united front against the BJP ahead of the 2019 general elections, sources said today. The meeting with the National Congress Party (NCP) leader comes amid the party’s poor performance and loss in the […]

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SC stays defamation proceedings by Jay Shah against news portal

New Delhi, Mar 15 : The Supreme Court today asked a Gujarat trial court not to proceed till April 12 with the criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah against the news portal The Wire and its journalists. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra asked Jay Shah and […]

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Larry Kudlow to be Trump’s new economic adviser

Washington, Mar 15 : Larry Kudlow, a well-known conservative media pundit, would be the new chief economic advisor to US President Donald Trump, the White House said today, days after Gary Cohen resigned after losing his fight against stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Kudlow, 70, would replace Cohen, a former Goldman Sachs executive […]

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India’s first cloned Assamese buffalo born

Hisar (Har), Mar 15 : A cloned Assamese buffalo male calf  has been born for the first time, the Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB) claimed here. “We used unique methods and produced this clone calf, Sach-Gaurav, on December 22, 2017 through a normal delivery,” CIRB cloning team head P S Yadav said today. […]

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Pak SC indicts PML-N minister for contempt of court

Islamabad, Mar 15: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today indicted a PML-N minister in a contempt case for making speeches against the judiciary after the apex court disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers scandal, the second minister to face such charges this week. A three-judge apex court bench, comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, […]

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  Cong walks out of meet on Lok Sabha agenda

  New Delhi, Mar 15 :The Congress today walked out of the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Lok Sabha, alleging that the central government was adopting an “undemocratic” approach and bulldozing the proceedings in the House. A meeting of the BAC to decide on the Lok Sabha’s agenda for next week was […]

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Photography exhibition on India held in Egypt

Cairo, Mar 15 : A photo exhibition about India showcasing pictures captured by an Egyptian photographer has been held in Egypt as part of the mega annual cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’. The exhibition titled ‘Indian Images: People and Places” was inaugurated by India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya at el-Sawy Cultural Center in […]

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Missing JNU student ‘returns’, says she had ‘gone out’

Missing JNU student ‘returns’, says she had ‘gone out’

New Delhi : A 26-year-old JNU student, who had gone missing on March 11, “returned” today, police said. The matter came to light after her family lodged a complaint on March 12 at the Vasant Kunj police station, police said. The student “returned” today and said that she had “gone out”. She is yet to […]

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‘Telangana man among 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter’

‘Telangana man among 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter’

Hyderabad: A 26-year-old man hailing from Bhadradri-Kothagudem district of Telangana, who was allegedly radicalised into the Islamic State ideology, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on March 12, police said. “It is learnt that Md Toufeeq, a native of Manguru died in an encounter with security […]

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Air India Twitter account hacked

Air India Twitter account hacked

Mumbai, Mar 15 : Air India’s official Twitter account was hacked early in the morning for many hours before being restored, the airline said today. Messages in Turkish language were posted on the official Twitter handle @airindiain, an Air India spokesperson said. All the malicious contents posted on the handle have been removed and the […]