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    Digital India : This Surat girl gets all official documents within 2 hours of birth

    Ramaiya received her official documents first gift from her parents within 2 hours of birth. Born on December 12, the new-born girl from Gujarat's Surat became the youngest Indian child to get enrolled for Aadhaar, ration card and passport within two hours of her birth. Ramaiya's father Ankit Nagarani had dreamt of linking his baby to PM Modi's...

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    J&K: Army Jawan-turned-terrorist Zahoor Thokar killed in encounter

    Three terrorists were killed on Saturday morning in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Initial reports suggest that jawan-turned-terrorist Zahoor Ahmad Thokar is also among the killed. Hizbul Mujahideen in July had claimed that Zahoor Ahmad Thokar of 173 Territorial Army, who was missing along with his service rifle and ammunition, had joined the militant...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    IndiGo Flight grounded after bomb threat call

    An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded Saturday after a bomb threat call, airport sources said. The aircraft was taken to an isolated bay for a secondary ladder point check after a Bomb Threat Assessment Committee (BTAC) found the threat as specific, the sources said. Later, security agencies declared the plane "safe", they said. Repeated attempts for IndiGo's...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    GoAir announces special sale scheme, Flight tickets from Rs 999

    GoAir has announced special promotional sale scheme, offering flight tickets at a starting all-inclusive price of Rs. 999, stated the airline in a tweet on its official handle- @goairlinesindia. The booking period of GoAir's offer on select flight tickets end on December 16, 2018. This special sale is valid for travel till January 4, 2019. In a separate offer, GoAir is also...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    J&K : Three terrorists killed in ongoing encounter

    Three terrorists were gunned down in an encounter between them and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday morning. The gunbattle also left two soldiers injured. The encounter broke out after upon receiving a tip-off, the security forces began a search operation in Sirnoo village. Soon the terorists opened firing at the security officials and the army began...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Karnataka Temple tragedy: 2 arrested after poisoned prasad kills 11

    Two people have been arrested in connection with the poisoning of 'prasad' in Karnataka's Chamrajnagar District which claimed 11 lives on Friday. Puttaranga Shetty, District In-charge Minister of Chamarajanagar, said, "Whoever may be the culprit, action will be taken against them. Police investigating the case and already arrested two persons." After...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    J&K becomes first state to have law banning 'Sextortion'

    Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday approved the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018, and the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Following the order, Jammu and Kashmir became the first state to have a law explicitly banning sexual exploitation of woman by those in positions of authority, having a...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Banks across India likely to remain closed for 5 days

    Banks across the country will be shut for five days. Banking services could be severely affected around Christmas as bank officers' union have proposed a strike to protest the merger of public sector banks. According to Zee Business, a bank union has given a call for an all India bank strike on December 26, but a bank officers' union too has, separately, threatened another strike on...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Army jawan shoots himself dead with brother's rifle

    An Army jawan reportedly shot himself to death with the licensed rifle of his brother at Bhokarhedi village in Muzaffarnagar on Friday evening, police said. Deepak (26) had come home on leave. He was posted at Pathankot, Circle Officer Ram Mohan Sharma said. The jawan was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said. It is suspected that he killed himself with...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Punjab passes resolution for women's reservation

    The Punjab Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a resolution urging the Central government to enact the Women's Reservation Bill to provide 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state legislative assemblies. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh moved a resolution during the Winter Session of the Assembly. The Chief Minister pointed to the previous Congress government's...

    • 8 hrs ago

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