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    J-K: Army Chief Bipin Rawat pays visit to slain Rifleman Aurangzeb's family

    The Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday flew to the native village of slain Rifleman Aurangzeb in the Poonch district and assured his father, Mohammad Latif, that the "supreme sacrifice" of his son would not go in vain and his killers would be brought to justice. General Rawat flew to Aurangzeb's native village Salani just near the Line of Control...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Rani Lakshmi Bai remembered on her 160th death anniversary

    Sand artist and Padma Shri awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sculpture honouring and remembering Rani Laxmi Bai, the queen of Jhansi who rebelled against the Britishers in 1857, on her 160th death anniversary. Salutes to great warrior queen #RaniLaxmibai of #Jhansi on her death anniversary .One of my SandArts. #WakePowerWithin pic.twitter.com/4tU99NTSiw— Sudarsan Pattnaik...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Ex-Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha acquitted in 2008 case

    A court here on Monday acquitted former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha and three BJP leaders in a 2008 case of violating prohibitory orders. Judicial Magistrate Vaishali Sharma ruled that the prosecution, which produced eight witnesses, had failed to prove a case against Sinha and the other three for violating prohibitory orders and breaking the barricades while demonstrating...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    No Indian casualty in Osaka quake: Sushma Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter to allay concerns among Indians about the Japan earthquake on Monday. Swaraj, who is on an official four-day tour of the Europe, said that she is inconstant touch with Indian officials in Japan adding that there has been no Indian casualty. "I am in constant touch with Indian Ambassador in Japan @IndianEmbTokyo. He has informed me that...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Expedite launch of online cybercrime reporting portal: Rajnath Singh

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday cautioned against the new challenges being posed by crimes in the cyberspace and called for expediting launch of online cybercrime reporting portal. In a review meeting in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh expressed concern over the misuse of social media for illegal activities and directed to strengthen the capabilities of...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    Sushma Swaraj discusses India-Italy ties with PM Conte

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Italian Prime Minister called on Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the first day of her official visit to Italy on Monday. Swaraj congratulated the PM, who was recently elected the Head of the Government of Italy on 1 June. The foreign minister discussed ways to increase, revitalise and deepen the bilateral ties between India and Italy,...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    VHP protest outside Hyderabad's US Consulate foiled

    Police on Monday detained a group of VHP and Bajrang Dal activists before they could stage a protest outside the US Consulate here against a CIA report that branded them as "militant organisations". The activists were stopped by police in Begumpet when they were trying to march towards the consulate building. The protestors were raising slogans against the US and the Central...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    K'taka CM Kumaraswamy meets Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

    Amid reports of strained relations between Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and Congress over tabling of new full-fledged budget for 2018-19, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met Congress President Rahul Gandhi at his residence on Monday. Congress President @RahulGandhi met the Karnataka CM @hd_kumaraswamy pic.twitter.com/gAepAoeMCQ— Congress (@INCIndia) June 18,...

    • 10 hrs ago
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    After Jain, Manish Sisodia hospitalised as health deteriorates

    Delhi deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was shifted to hospital after his condition deteriorated on Monday afternoon leaving only Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi Labour Minister Gopal Rai inside the office of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal where they have been staging a protest since 11 June. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has already been hospitalised....

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu visits Atal Bihari Vajpayee at AIIMS

    Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu, along with his family members, visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), on Monday and enquired about the health condition of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The 93-year-old former PM is undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi. Along with my family members, visited the All India Institute of Medical...

    • 11 hrs ago

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