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Lovers commit suicide in Jharkhand

Lovers commit suicide in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two lovers committed suicide in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Wednesday after the girl's marriage was fixed with another boy, the police said.According to the police, the bodies of the two youth were found hanging from a tree in the Korwa jungle under the Vishnugarh police...

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PM Modi to visit TN, Puducherry tomorrow, will inaugurate multiple developmental projects

PM Modi to visit TN, Puducherry tomorrow, will inaugurate multiple developmental projects

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday and will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives.According to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for...

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Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Puducherry assembly (Ld)

Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Puducherry assembly (Ld)

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the dissolution of the Puducherry Assembly based on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor, after the Congress-led government in the Union territory lost power ahead of a vote of confidence.Announcing the Cabinet decision here, ...

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Sharmila interacts with Telangana students on political plans

Sharmila interacts with Telangana students on political plans

Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister Y.S. Sharmila on Wednesday interacted with students and youth here as part of consultations before announcing her political plans in Telangana.Sharmila, who has been meeting loyalists of her late father and former...

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Maha Police: Navy sailor 'cooked up' his own kidnap-murder

Maha Police: Navy sailor 'cooked up' his own kidnap-murder

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) In a stunning revelation, the Palghar Police on Wednesday contended that the Indian Navy sailor, who was said to have been kidnapped and burnt alive, may have "concocted" the story as he was in heavy debt.A fortnight after the tragic death of Leading Seaman Suraj...

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COVID-19: Plea in Delhi HC seeks directions for Centre to begin vaccination of lawyers, DHCBA members

COVID-19: Plea in Delhi HC seeks directions for Centre to begin vaccination of lawyers, DHCBA members

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Delhi government and the Centre to start the COVID-19 vaccination process for the lawyers and members of the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) and their notified staff.The petition was...

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Separate agriculture budget in Odisha since 2012-13, nothing new in Ashok Gehlot's announcement: BJD leader

Separate agriculture budget in Odisha since 2012-13, nothing new in Ashok Gehlot's announcement: BJD leader

By Amit KumarBhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], February 24 (ANI): Even as Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced that the state will have a separate agriculture budget from next year, BJD leader Prasanna Acharya said that the Odisha government has been presenting separate agricul...

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'Apologise to Amethi people, wrong to belittle your previous constituency': Aditi Singh to Rahul Gandhi on 'MP in north' remark

'Apologise to Amethi people, wrong to belittle your previous constituency': Aditi Singh to Rahul Gandhi on 'MP in north' remark

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 24 (ANI): Rebel Congress MLA Aditi Singh on Wednesday sought an apology from Wayanad lawmaker Rahul Gandhi over his "MP in north" remark, stating that it is wrong to belittle one's previous constituency. "Rahul Gandhi made a wrong statement. Maybe he meant w...

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Over 1.23 cr Covid-19 vaccine doses administered: Health Ministry

Over 1.23 cr Covid-19 vaccine doses administered: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers in the country has crossed 1.23 crore, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.A total of 1,23,66,633 vaccine doses have been given through 2,63,224 sessions, as per the provisiona...

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CBSE reduces syllabus for Class 10 social science board exam

CBSE reduces syllabus for Class 10 social science board exam

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has reduced the syllabus for the social sciences exam by providing relief to the students of class 10 all over the country. CBSE has taken the decision of reducing the syllabus in view of providing leeway to students in the cla...

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