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Toilets made in houses encouraging people to quit open defecation and helping the village to work on PM's 'Swatchch Bharat Abhiyan'. | EPS
Build a toilet, win a trip to Singapore says Osmanabad Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer

The Osmanabad Zilla Parishad in Marathwada region of Maharashtra has hit upon a novel idea to achieve its target of making all 621 villages in the district open defecation free by October 2.

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The doctor who operates a clinic in Para area of Jhabua (350 km from Bhopal) was booked following a complaint to Jhabua police by Para resident Anil Prajapati.
Doctor arrested in Madhya Pradesh for sharing objectionable FB post of sadhu at a meat shop

The doctor who operates a clinic in Para area of Jhabua (350 km from Bhopal) was booked following a complaint to Jhabua police by Para resident Anil Prajapati.

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High Court bans mining in Uttarakhand for four months

Uttarakhand High Court today put a four-month ban on mining in the state during which no fresh lease or prospective licence for mining can be issued.

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Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav plays the flute near his cattle on New Year’s Day in Patna on Sunday | PTI
Lalu’s son Tej Pratap Yadav forms Dharmnirapeksh Sevak Sangh to counter and resist RSS growth 

Tej Pratap Yadav said that DSS will offer strong resistance to RSS and its divisive ideology and the organisation has members from all religions and communities. 

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Journalist, who carried out 'sting' operation on jawan leading to his suicide, booked for abetment

The police have booked Aggarwal under various sections of the Official Secrets Act and the Indian Penal Code like criminal trespass, abetment to suicide etc for her alleged role in Mathew's suicide.

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 ED attaches assets worth Rs 263.10 crore of Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd

The DCHL had availed 111 loans totalling to Rs 10,000 crore from 16 banks during 2004-12; out of which Rs 2800 Crore was outstanding as on September 30, 2012 excluding interest.

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One person injured as crude bomb goes off in Khalilabad on railway track

Panic gripped the area when the police recovered three more low intensity crude live bombs along the tracks just a few metres away from Khalialbad railway station. 

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Navy to de-induct long range patrol aircraft after 29 years

The Long Range Maritime Patrol air craft was inducted in the Navy at Dabolim Goa in 1998 from Russia.

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Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi (File | PTI)
Interpol shuts door on Enforcement Directorate for Red Corner Notice against Lalit Modi

The Chennai police FIR was filed in 2010 acting on a complaint by former BCCI chief N Srinivasan against Modi and half-a-dozen others.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File|PTI)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee cautions people against communal instigation

Mamata Banerjee cautioned people against falling prey to any communal instigation in Bengal where people from different religious identities.

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Notorious gangster Chhota Rajan (File | PTI)
Verdict in Chhota Rajan's fake passport case on April 12

Chhota Rajan was brought to India to face trial in over 70 cases of murder, extortion and drug smuggling in Delhi and Mumbai.

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Haryana: One dead as gang members dressed as women open fire on rivals outside Rohtak district court  

The two assailants fired fifteen rounds on rival gang members who had come to the court for case hearing, and fled; five persons including a lawyer were injured in the incident. 
 

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Cousins held under anti-Romeo drive in Uttar Pradesh, cops take bribe to free them

The officer said after going through the video and initial investigation, he yesterday suspended the accused sub-inspector and the constable.

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External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay.(File | PTI)
India terms attack on Nigerian students in Greater Noida as deplorable

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar informed Nigerian envoy Sola Enikanolaiye about the steps being taken by local authorities for the safety and security of Nigerian nationals.

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Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir (File | PTI)
Total valuation of enemy property in India Rs 1.04 lakh crore: Government

The total valuation of immovable enemy property in the country stands at Rs 1.04 lakh crore, Lok Sabha was informed today.

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Greater Noida District Magistrate refuses to declare attack on Nigerians as hate crime

Over 100 locals held a protest at the busy junction demanding that all Africans living in residential colonies in Greater Noida be asked to vacate their rented houses immediately.

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One dead in shooting outside court in Haryana's Rohtak, police suspect gang war

Five persons, including Lohar and a lawyer, were injured in the incident which police suspect was a fallout of inter-gang rivalry.
 

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Bihar horror: 80-year-old woman burnt alive for practising witchcraft; alleged sorcerer shot dead 

While Ramvati Devi was burnt to death by her neighbour, Chikru Mahaldar, in the eastern Purnia distric, Vishwanath Ram of Rampur village was shot dead by two people.

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Local protesters try to disrupt an anti-militant operation at village Durbugh in Chadoora area of central Kashmir's Budgam district on Tuesday. One militant and three civilians were killed in the operation.(Photo | PTI)
3 civilians die in security forces firing near encounter site in Kashmir, militant also killed

An army official said acting on specific tip-off about presence of militants, police, army and paramilitary personnel laid siege around Durbugh area of Chadoora in Budgam district at around 5.30 am.

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According to the area residents, a group of people from various organisations hoisted 'Gudi', the festival symbol at around 8 AM and offered prayers. | PTI
Revellers take Maharashtra new year day festival to Pakistan founder Jinnah's house in Mumbai

The sprawling mansion, opposite Maharashtra Chief Minister's official bungalow, has been lying vacant for long.
 

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Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav (File | PTI)
Akhilesh Yadav elected leader of Samajwadi Party in both Houses of Uttar Pradesh Legislature

SP veterans Azam Khan and Shivpal Singh Yadav were conspicuous by their absence from the meeting.

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