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    Pulwama attack: Traders body calls for nationwide market bandh on Monday in solidarity with victims families

    Traders' body CAIT has called for a nationwide trade bandh on Monday to express solidarity with the families of security personnel martyred in the Pulwama terror attack.In a statement, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said commercial markets will remain closed and there will be no business activity. In Delhi, all wholesale...

    • 27 min ago
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    Minority Coordination Committee Gujarat demand allocation of ₹5,900 cr for minorities ahead of interim budget

    The Minority Coordination Committee (MCC), Gujarat, has demanded that the state government should allocate ₹5,940 crore for the development of minorities, regretting, unlike Government of India, Gujarat has no separate budget for them.In a letter sent to Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani ahead of the interim budget session of the...

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    Saudi defends app allowing men to monitor women relatives

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has defended a mobile app that allows men in the kingdom to track female relatives after rights groups and a US lawmaker criticised tech giants for offering it. The Absher app provides services for "all members of the society... including women, the elderly, and people with special needs", the interior ministry said. The free app is available on Android and...

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    Argentina President Mauricio Macri will hold delegation-level talks with PM Modi on his 3-day visit to India

    Argentina's President Mauricio Macri arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for a three-day visit to India during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enhance cooperation in key sectors such as economy, nuclear technology and space.President Macri was received at the airport by Information and Broadcasting Minister...

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    Rajnath Singh orders security review; administration withdraws security of 5 separatist leaders in J&K

    The Jammu and Kashmir administration Sunday issued orders to withdraw security of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, officials said.Besides the Mirwaiz, the security cover for Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Shabir Shah has been withdrawn, they said. However, there is no mention of pro-Pakistan separatist...

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    India Raises Pulwama Terrorist Attack Issue During Bilaterals at Munich Security Conference

    Munich/New Delhi: India raised the issue of the Pulwama terror attack, which left 40 CRPF men dead, during bilateral meetings with several countries, including the US, Germany and Russia, at the three-day Munich Security Conference that concluded Sunday, officials said.The 55th Munich Security Conference, which brings together global leaders and security...

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    ICJ to hold public hearings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case from Monday amid fresh Indo-Pak tensions

    The Hague: Amidst fresh Indo-Pak tensions, top legal eagles of the two countries will present their arguments in the high-profile Kulbhushan Jadhav case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) here from Monday during four days of public hearings. Jadhav, a retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Man faces hate crime charge after throwing hot coffee, punching Sikh clerk in US

    New York: A man was arrested on hate crime charges in the US state of California after he punched a Sikh clerk and threw hot coffee on him as he believed the victim was a Muslim, according to a media report. The man, identified as John Crain, threw the hot coffee at the clerk then punched him in the face before fleeing just before 2 a.m. on Wednesday in Marysville,...

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    Pulwama attack: Curfew continues in Jammu for the third consecutive day

    Jammu: Curfew continued without any relaxation in Jammu for the third consecutive day on Sunday even as the Army staged flag march in sensitive areas, officials said. Senior civil and police officers held a marathon meeting with prominent citizens as part of efforts to restore normalcy in the city, they said. Internal security columns of the Army, which were deployed in the...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Alliance Sealed, JMM Wants Congress to Play Role of 'Elder Brother' in Anti-BJP Front

    New Delhi: Having sealed an alliance with the Congress for the Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand, JMM working president Hemant Soren on Sunday said a grand alliance is the "call of the day" to take on the BJP in the polls and the Congress must play the role of an elder brother in the "family".The former Jharkhand chief minister asserted that...

    • 2 hrs ago

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