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Rahul targets PM for silence on PNB scam, Rafale deal

New Delhi, Feb 21 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on the PNB bank fraud and the Rafale deal, saying sarcastically that he looked forward to his “sermon” on the issues in his “Mann ki Baat” programme. Gandhi also labelled the prime minister’s programme aired on All […]

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Situation in Doklam fine: Army Chief

New Delhi, Feb 21: The situation in Doklam is “absolutely fine” and there is no reason to worry, Army chief Bipin Rawat said here today, amid reports of China developing defence infrastructure near the strategically key area. Commenting on last year’s Doklam standoff, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said “frequent” instances of transgression by the […]

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Graft case against Pakistan’s 4 top ex-army officers reopened

Islamabad, Feb 21: Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog has decided to reopen a Rs 2 billion corruption case against four former top army officers, including an ex-chief of the ISI, for allegedly transferring prime railway land to a Malaysian firm at throwaway rates in 2001. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) yesterday decided to proceed with the case […]

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Pak will get its first Hindu woman Senator next month: PPP

Lahore, Feb 21: Kirshna Kumari Kolhi from Thar in Pakistan’s Sindh province will become the first-ever Hindu woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country, the ruling Pakistan People’s Party said today. The Election Commission of Pakistan has accepted the papers of 39-year-old Kolhi who was nominated by the ruling PPP for a Senate seat on minority […]

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PM announces Rs 20K cr defence corridor for Bundelkhand

PM announces Rs 20K cr defence corridor for Bundelkhand

Lucknow Feb 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a defence industrial corridor in the Bundelkhand region to bring development in one of the most backward regions of Uttar Pradesh. “One of the two defence industrial corridors mentioned in the budget, one is proposed in the Bundelkhand region of the state which will bring an […]

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3 Israelis held for filming with drone in Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, Feb 21:Three Israeli nationals were detained for using a drone to record images without permission over a prohibited area in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, police said today. The accused, all aged 20 years, identified as Aloneruch, George Kouzy and Noan Friedstein, were detained yesterday, SHO Derawar Singh said. He said that the trio were detained […]

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Pak sends top official to plead its case in FATF meet in Paris

Pak sends top official to plead its case in FATF meet in Paris

Islamabad, Feb 20: Facing the prospect of punitive actions, Pakistan has sent a top official to plead its case at the Financial Action Task Force meeting in Paris that will take up a US-sponsored resolution to put Islamabad on a list of countries that financially support terrorism, a media report said today. Pakistan has sent […]

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‘China quietly holding talks with Baloch militants for CPEC’

Islamabad, Feb 20 : China has been quietly holding talks with Baloch militants in Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province for over five years to protect its USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor initiative, according to a media report. The 3,000-km-long CPEC is aimed at connecting China and Pakistan with rail, road, pipelines and optical cable fiber […]

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IAS bodies condemn manhandling of Delhi chief secy, meet L-G

New Delhi, Feb 20: Condemning the alleged manhandling of the Delhi chief secretary by a few AAP MLAs last night, two IAS bodies today met Lt Governor Anil Baijal to lodge their protest over the matter and said the incident appears to be “pre-planned and pre-meditated”. Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly manhandled by […]

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MHA seeks report from LG on assault on Delhi chief secy

New Delhi, Feb 20: The Home Ministry today sought a report from Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on an alleged assault on the chief secretary of the city government, an official said. In a communication, the ministry asked the LG to submit a detailed report on the alleged attack on bureaucrat Anshu Prakash at the […]