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'Modilie' a new word that has become popular worldwide: Rahul's fresh attack on PM

'Modilie' a new word that has become popular worldwide: Rahul's fresh attack on PM

New Delhi, May 16 :  Congress President Rahul Gandhi Thursday fired a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of speaking lies, and mentioned about a website that he claimed “catalogues the best ‘Modilies'”. Gandhi said “Modilies” is a new word that has become popular worldwide. “Now there’s even a website that catalogues […]

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Pragya calls Godse 'patriot', BJP 'doesn't agree' with her

Pragya calls Godse 'patriot', BJP 'doesn't agree' with her

Agar Malwa (MP), May 16 :  BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur Thursday kicked up a row as she called Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a “patriot”. The Madhya Pradesh BJP, however, distanced itself from her statement saying it did not agree with her, as “Mahatma Gandhi’s killer […]

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Grenade blast outside Guwahati shopping mall, 12 injured

Grenade blast outside Guwahati shopping mall, 12 injured

Guwahati, May 15 :  At least 12 people, including two SSB personnel, were injured in a grenade blast, reportedly carried out by ULFA(I) militants, in front of a shopping mall in the heart of the city on Wednesday evening, officials said. Guwahati Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar told PTI that two persons riding a motorcycle hurled […]

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Maha: Man gives 'triple talaq' to wife via WhatsApp, booked

Maha: Man gives 'triple talaq' to wife via WhatsApp, booked

Thane, May 16 :  A 28-year-old man and his parents have been booked by the Thane police in Maharashtra after he allegedly divorced his wife by sending a ‘triple talaq’ message on her mobile phone, an official said on Thursday. The 25-year-old woman, in her complaint lodged last week, said she got married to a […]

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Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

Lahore, May 15 :  The brother-in-law of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and proscribed Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said on Wednesday. Abdul Rehman Makki, head of JuD’s political and international affairs wing and in-charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), was arrested during a […]

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Pak Christian couple on death row over blasphemy didn't get fair trial: Aasia Bibi's lawyer

Pak Christian couple on death row over blasphemy didn't get fair trial: Aasia Bibi's lawyer

Lahore, May 15 :  A Pakistani Christian couple, who has been sentenced to death for sending blasphemous text messages, did not get a fair trial, said the lawyer who successfully defended Aasia Bibi in the high-profile blasphemy case. Advocate Saiful Malook will plead for the innocence of the Christian couple, Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Masih, […]

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Visas of 90 Pakistani brides withheld by China over trafficking fears

Visas of 90 Pakistani brides withheld by China over trafficking fears

Islamabad, May 15:  Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pakistani brides, according to a media report. China’s Deputy Chief of Mission in Pakistan Lijian Zhao said on Tuesday that 140 applications have been received this year from Chinese […]

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Odisha pegs Fani loss at Rs 12,000 cr, seeks relaxation of norms

Odisha pegs Fani loss at Rs 12,000 cr, seeks relaxation of norms

Bhubaneswar, May 15 :  Seeking a relaxation in disaster assistance norms, the Odisha government Wednesday estimated a tentative loss of Rs 12,000 crore due to cyclone Fani that killed at least 64 people and damaged more than 5 lakh dwelling units in the state’s coastal districts. The state government, which has launched a massive restoration […]

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ED arrests 3 in connection with ponzi scam

ED arrests 3 in connection with ponzi scam

New Delhi, May 15 : Three people, including two women, have been arrested by the ED in connection with an alleged multi-crore ponzi and investment fraud scheme that duped many investors in Telangana, the agency said Wednesday. It said Nowhera Shaikh, Molly Thomas and Biju Thomas were placed under arrest under the provision of the […]

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Employment opportunities top list of voters' priorities; govt performance 'below avg': ADR survey

Employment opportunities top list of voters' priorities; govt performance 'below avg': ADR survey

New Delhi, May 13 :  Better employment opportunities, healthcare and drinking water were the top three issues which voters want the government of the day to work on, a national survey conducted by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has claimed. As per the survey, conducted between October and December in 2018, the performance of […]