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Vehicle cathes fire inside Kolkata airport

Kolkata, Oct 18 (PTI) A fire broke out in a vehicle at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport here today, officials at the airp...It appeared that the fire broke out due to a sho

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Explosion in cracker unit kills 8 people, injures several in Odisha on Diwali Eve

At least eight persons, including a minor were charred to death following an explosion in a cracker manufacturing unit at Bahabalpur in Balasore district on Wednesday afternoon.

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US is India's reliable partner, says Rex Tillerson ahead of visit

The US is India's reliable partner at the world stage in this period of uncertainty and angst, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with artistes dressed up as Lord Rama Sita and Lakshman during Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya on Wednesday. (PTI)
Ram Rajya means no poverty, grief or discrimination, says Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at mega pre-Diwali event in Ayodhya

Attacking political rivals, the UP chief minister said his government did not distinguish on the basis of caste or religion unlike what happened earlier.

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Public money wasted on Ayodhya show: Babri Masjid Action Committee

Jilani said that though these works were against the spirit of the Constitution, Muslims should not interfere as it might lead to law and order problems.

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Pakistan arrests 25 Indian fishermen

The Maritime Security Force made the arrests in the last four days and also seized the fishermen's four boats, the officials said.

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India, Japan ink pact on tech training co-operation

The pact will pave the way for sending Indian technical interns to Japan for on-the-job training for a period of three to five years.

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Actor Prakash Raj joins protest against GST on handmade

Prakash Raj  today joined the protest being staged by theatre personality Prasanna against the imposition of GST on handmade products.

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Cop shot dead by militants in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir

The militants escaped from the scene after carrying out the attack, he said, adding a manhunt has been launched for the assailants.

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Union Minister Smriti Irania sks Congress to come clean on Bofors

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani today sought to put the Congress in the dock on the Bofors issue.

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Satphone calls at Re 1/min for armed, para military forces

The current call rate for most of such connections was Rs 5 per minute, although some subsidised ones paid Re 1.

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School teacher found killed with throat slit in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Aijaz Ahmad Lone, a resident of Gatipora in Shopian, was found murdered in the Wathoo village this morning, a police official said.

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Now EPFO members having UAN can link Aadhaar online

Retirement fund manager EPFO has launched an online facility for its subscribers to link their 12-digit unique Aadhaar number with their UAN.

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Sister claims her husband killed Haryanvi singer Harshita Dahiya

Haryanvi singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya's sister today claimed that her husband got the artiste killed.

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Taj Mahal finds place of pride in Uttar Pradesh government's 2018 calendar

The 17th century architectural marvel is included in the month of July in the calendar brought out by the state information department.

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Not more than 1,400 voters per polling station: Election Commission

VVPAT machines from one polling booth in each of the 68 assembly constituencies will be tallied with EVM results to check the vote count.

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Food and Public Distribution minister Ram Paswan orders probe into Jharkhand starvation death

An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation on September 28 after her mother was unable to feed her. 

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Yogi Adityanath garlands Lord Rama in Ayodhya as part of Diwali celebrations on Wednesday. (ANI)
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath arrives in Ayodhya to celebrate Diwali

The plan is to make Ayodhya synonymous with Diwali; just as Barsana is known for its Holi.

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Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Ram Singh Yadav dies at 74

Yadav, popularly known as "Dadaji" among his supporters, was also holding the post of Shivpuri District Congress president.

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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh booked for domestic violence by sister-in-law and ex-Bigg Boss contestant Akanksha Sharma

Akanksha was last seen in the 10th season of the famous reality show 'Bigg Boss'.

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BSF sounds alert in Tripura to check influx of Rohingyas

The threat of Rohingya intrusion cannot be ruled out as in the past similar cross-border movement of the same group was observed, the BSF IG said. 

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