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    SA vs Ind 2nd Test, Day 4: India lose crucial wickets, post 35-3 at stumps

    Centurion: India struggled their way to 35-3 at stumps on Day four of the second Test match, still 252 runs behind the target of 287. That's Stumps on Day 4 of the 2nd Test with India (307 & 35/3). India need 252 runs and South Africa need 7 wickets to win the 2nd Test #FreedomSeries #SAvIND pic.twitter.com/HIb8xm0kfG— BCCI (@BCCI) January 16,...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Police arrest over ground worker of Hizbul Mujahideen in J&K's Handwara

    Handwara (Jammu and Kashmir): An over ground worker (OGW) of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit was arrested in Handwara of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Based on a tip-off, the Handwara police and 30 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), in a joint operation, arrested him. Some ammunition was also recovered from his possession. He has been identified as Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, a resident of...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    How did you file case against Hindus: UP BJP leader bullies cop in viral video

    Meerut: A local BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut has been caught on camera bullying the police force to withdraw a case against him and others. The leader, Kapil Dutt Sharma, had been named in a case linked to a communal flare-up, according to an NDTV report. In the video, Sharma shouts at a senior police official saying, "How did you file a case...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Govt gives nod for speedy purchase of assault rifles, carbines worth Rs 3,547 Cr

    New Delhi : The government on Tuesday gave its nod for the procurement of assault rifles and carbines worth Rs 3,547 crore to meet the immediate requirement of troops deployed on the borders on a "fast track basis", the defence ministry said. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), headed by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, cleared the procurement of...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    B'luru: 5 drunk men who assaulted 3 people on New Year's Eve, held

    Bengaluru: A video of a group of five 'drunk' men assaulting three-motorbike borne people reportedly on the eve of New Year in Bengaluru has surfaced leading to their detention by police on Tuesday. Five people allegedly assaulted three, including a woman, after their bike brushed aside the leg of one of the bystanders, DCP (East) Ajay Hilory said. "We have...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Cong, Hardik Patel come in support of Togadia, slam BJP over issue

    Ahmedabad: Terming Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia's claim that he apprehended a plot to kill him in a police encounter as a "serious issue", opposition Congress in Gujarat on Tuesday sought an inquiry. Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia met Togadia at a hospital in Ahmedabad where the VHP leader was admitted on Monday in an unconscious state. ...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Honour killing: No question of illegality if adults decide to marry, says Govt lawyer

    New Delhi : In connection with a plea against the practice of honour killing, Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Pinky Anand said on Tuesday that the Centre was serious about the dignity of the citizens and if adults take their own marital decisions then there was no question of illegality. "Today, the matter came up because the amicus curiae (senior...

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    Traditional sports Jallikattu, Manjavirattu claim 3 lives in Tamil Nadu

    Madurai : Three persons were killed during the traditional bull taming sports of Jallikattu and Manjavirattu held on Tuesday as part of Pongal festivities in different places in Tamil Nadu. Two spectators died watching the Manjavirattu (a bull-taming sport slightly different from Jallikattu) at Siravayal in neighbouring Sivaganga district, police said. In Aavarangaadu in...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Explain your locus in filing appeal in 'sensitive' Bofors case: SC to BJP leader

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked BJP leader Ajay Agrawal to explain his locus in filing an appeal in the politically-sensitive Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-offs case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra noted that the CBI has not filed any appeal in the apex court challenging the May 31, 2005 Delhi High Court judgement and asked the petitioner to...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    US trying to convince us India not a threat: Pak defence min

    Islamabad: The US had been trying to convince Pakistan that India was not a threat to it and Islamabad should change its strategic stance towards New Delhi, Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said. He also said that it is time for a courteous yet "ruthlessly candid dialogue" with the US "with everything on the table" to remove all misunderstandings between...

    • 7 hrs ago

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