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Amit Shah in Assam on Thursday, to address two rallies

Amit Shah in Assam on Thursday, to address two rallies

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit poll-bound Assam on Thursday to attend two religious events and address public gatherings in Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts.The Home Minister would visit Nagaon district's Batadrava Than, the birthplace of social reformer and saint...

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Delhi Traffic Police launches special anti-congestion drive

Delhi Traffic Police launches special anti-congestion drive

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police has launched efforts to address congestion due to improperly-parked vehicles on the road and other temporary encroachments like roadside vendor carts, rickshaw, etc, with special joint drives being carried out on various identified stretches in south...

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Bangladesh unique example of containing Covid-19: WHO chief

Bangladesh unique example of containing Covid-19: WHO chief

<br>Bangladesh is a unique example of containing the virus, he said during a courtesy call by Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva, Mustafizur Rahman to the WHO headquarters on Tuesday.Rahman apprised the WHO chief of the initiatives t...

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Slain terrorists refused to surrender: J&K Police (2nd Lead)

Slain terrorists refused to surrender: J&K Police (2nd Lead)

Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at the Shalgul forest area in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.The police said that based on a specific input generated by Anantnag police regarding th...

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Mukhtar Ansari custody: UP, Punjab spar over Art 32 use

Mukhtar Ansari custody: UP, Punjab spar over Art 32 use

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the Punjab governments have locked horns over whether a state government can file a petition under the Constitution's Article 32 to claim fundamental rights.The UP government had moved the Supreme Court under this constitutional provision seeking direct...

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Srinagar-Leh Highway to be opened for traffic from Feb 28

Srinagar-Leh Highway to be opened for traffic from Feb 28

Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The Srinagar-Leh highway will be opened for regulated traffic from February 28, officials said on Wednesday.Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, P.K. Pole on Wednesday convened a meeting of officers to review status of the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri (SSG) road scheduled to be throw...

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Kejriwal takes out roadshow ahead of MCD bypolls

Kejriwal takes out roadshow ahead of MCD bypolls

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With just three days left for the bypolls to five municipal wards of Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) scheduled on February 28, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit the campaign trail on Wednesday to seek support for AAP candidates.Kejr...

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Facebook VP questions Delhi Assembly's power over peace and harmony

Facebook VP questions Delhi Assembly's power over peace and harmony

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Facebook India Vice President and MD Ajit Mohan on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi Assembly has no legislative power to set up a panel to examine the issue of peace and harmony.Senior advocate Harish Salve, representing Mohan, submitted that his client has ri...

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Chikkaballapur blast: How playing with fire cost the victims dear

Chikkaballapur blast: How playing with fire cost the victims dear

<br>A senior police officer told IANS on condition of anonymity that the police started raiding various mines and stone crusher units across the district after the Hunasodu incident in Shivamogga last month woke up the district administration."We had conducted a series of raids on explosi...

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Fares slightly higher to discourage inessential travel: Railways

Fares slightly higher to discourage inessential travel: Railways

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Days after the Congress accused the government of "hiking rail fares", the Indian Railways on Wednesday said that it was levying slightly higher fares for short distance passenger trains only to discourage people from travel which is not most necessary.In a statement, a Rail...

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