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Israel greets India on friendship day with 'yeh dosti' song

Israel greets India on friendship day with 'yeh dosti' song

PM says bond between countries eternal

New Delhi, Aug 4: Israel greeted India on friendship day with a Twitter message that featured popular Bollywood song “yeh dosti” from the movie Sholay, drawing an equally warm response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who asserted that the bond between the two countries is “strong and eternal”. “Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India! May our ever strengthening […]

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Cong president: Deora proposes Pilot or Scindia for top job

Cong president: Deora proposes Pilot or Scindia for top job

Mumbai, Aug 4: Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora on Sunday proposed the names of Sachin Pilot and Jyotiraditya Scindia for the post of party’s national president. Deora told PTI he agreed with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the new Congress president should be young, capable and possess electoral, administrative and organisational experience, and a […]

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Present times witnessing belligerent behaviour by few individuals, groups: CJI

Present times witnessing belligerent behaviour by few individuals, groups: CJI

Guwahati, Aug 4: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said the present times are witnessing “belligerent and reckless behaviour” by a few individuals and some groups. He, however, expressed optimism that such developments are just “exceptions” and will be defeated by the strong traditions of the country’s legal institutions. “I am hopeful that […]

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ISRO releases first set of earth pictures taken by Chandrayaan 2

ISRO releases first set of earth pictures taken by Chandrayaan 2

New Delhi, Aug 4:  Space agency ISRO on Sunday released the first set of pictures of the earth captured by Chandrayaan 2, the country’s second Moon mission launched a fortnight ago. The pictures were captured by L 14 camera on board Chandrayaan II. The pictures show the earth in different hues. “Earth as viewed by […]

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Priyanka Gandhi as Cong president will be a 'unifying force': Karan Singh

Priyanka Gandhi as Cong president will be a 'unifying force': Karan Singh

New Delhi, Aug 4:  Amid growing voices calling for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to lead the Congress following Rahul Gandhi’s resignation, veteran leader Karan Singh has said she will be a “unifying force” and will enthuse cadres if she takes on the mantle of party president. He also said the Congress has “definitely been harmed” due […]

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US woman upset over HC granting bail to rape convict, releases video

US woman upset over HC granting bail to rape convict, releases video

New Delhi, Aug 4:  The Delhi High Court has granted bail and suspended the seven years’ sentence awarded to a man for digitally raping an American woman who recently shot a video outside the Indian Consulate in San Francisco, alleging that she was denied assistance there. The incident dates back to 2013, when Delhi resident […]

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Over 1000 cases pending in courts for 50 years: CJI

Over 1000 cases pending in courts for 50 years: CJI

Guwahati, Aug 4: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said over 1,000 cases are pending in courts across the country for 50 years, while a whopping two lakh plus cases are pending for 25 years. Addressing a public function here, Gogoi instructed Gauhati High Court Chief Justice (Acting) Arup Kumar Goswami to clear […]

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Muslim woman 'divorced' for celebrating passage of anti-triple talaq bill by RS

Muslim woman 'divorced' for celebrating passage of anti-triple talaq bill by RS

Banda, Aug 4:  Irked by his wife celebrating passage of the anti-triple talaq bill by the Rajya Sabha, a Muslim man allegedly gave her instant triple talaq and expelled her from his house in Fatehpur district near here, said police. “Mufeeda Khatun, a resident of Jigni village under Bindki police station celebrated the successful passage […]

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Six Indians arrested in Sri Lanka for smuggling gold

Six Indians arrested in Sri Lanka for smuggling gold

Colombo, Aug 4:  Sri Lankan officials have arrested six Indian nationals at an international airport for attempting to smuggle gold worth over Rs 1.7 crores, police said. They were arrested by Sri Lanka Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, police was quoted as saying by the Colombo Gazette. Four […]

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Congress to hold next CWC meeting on August 10 amid leadership crisis

Congress to hold next CWC meeting on August 10 amid leadership crisis

New Delhi, Aug 4:  The Congress Working Committee will meet on August 10 here amid a leadership crisis, and finding Rahul Gandhi’s successor is likely to top the agenda of the party top brass. The meeting comes after several top party leaders such as Shashi Tharoor and Karan Singh voiced concern over lack of clarity […]

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