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Na na karte pyar: Akhilesh mocks Nitish’s return to NDA

Lucknow, 27/7/17: Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav today struck a musical note to mock JD(U) president Nitish Kumar for again allying with the BJP to become chief minister. “Na na karte pyar tumhi se kar baithe, karna tha inkar magar ikrar tumhi se kar baithe. Bihar today,” Akhilesh said in a tweet. The song is from the 1965 Bollywood film Jab ...

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NIA summons separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelan’s son, 29 others in Kashmir

Newdelhi:27/7/17:The NIA on Thursday issued summons to the elder son of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and 29 others on charges of funding terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. National Investigation Agency sources said the summons had been issued to Naseem Geelani, who is a doctor, and others including those accused of pelting stones at security forces.

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Vice Chiefs of all three armed services get financial powers for security upgrades

Newdelhi:27/7/17:The Defence Ministry has delegated financial powers to the Vice Chiefs of all three armed services to carry on perimeter security upgradation of sensitive defence installations, an official statement said on Thursday This comes days after the ministry decided to delegate financial power to the Army Vice Chief to make hardware procurements up to Rs 40,000 crore to meet critical ...

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Odisha unit of Congress, Leader of Opposition leader Narasingha Mishra met Rahul Gandhi i

Bhubaneswar:27/7/17: Amid the talk of the change of guard in the Odisha unit of Congress, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Odisha Assembly and senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra on Thursday met Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi. Mishra, however, did not disclose about what transpired between the two in the closed door meeting.Responding to a media query on any possible change ...

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Odisha Government has decided to treated young theatre actress

Bhubaneswar: 27/7/17:The young theatre actress finally freed from the shackles of confinement in her own home as the State Government has decided to step in and rescue her. State Health Department Secretary Pramod Ku Meherda promptly acted and directed the Kendrapara Collector to co-ordinate with mental health institute at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack to get her ...

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Dipak Misrawill be assumed next Chief Justice of India

New Delhi:27/7/17: Setting the ball rolling for the appointment of the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), current incumbent Chief Justice JS Khehar has named Justice Dipak Misra as his successor, as per sources. According to laid down procedure, the law minster writes to the Chief Justice seeking his recommendation on who should succeed him. Now, the Chief Justice has ...

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Home Secretary assesses damage in flood-hit Rayagada district

Rayagada27/7/17:: Home secretary Asit Tripathytoday visited Rayagada district to take stock of the damage caused due to the recent flood and assessed the damages in worst affected Kalyansinghpur block. The flood was caused after the hanging bridge at Binispur caved in due to increase in the water level in Nagabali and Kalyani rivers. The entire block is now cut off ...

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Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao meet President of India

Newdelhi:27/7/17:Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao called on President of India Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday.The Chief Minister was accompanied with Minister Jagadish Reddy, TRS MPs Jithender Reddy, Vinod Kumar, Konda Vishveshwar Reddy, Malla Reddy and K. Kavitha, Advisor to TS Govt G. Vivek, ex-minister G. Vinod and TS Govt representative in Delhi Venugopala ...

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Neck and neck race for Man Booker, too close to call for Arundhati Roy

New Delhi:27/7/17: While Arundhati Roys comeback novel has once again made the cut for the just announced Man Booker Prize longlist, the other books that are running for the 50,000 pound award make it one of the most diverse lists in the race for a literary award in the recent years. Roy’s comeback novel “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness” is ...

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Ministry of Earth Sciences Celebrates its 11th Foundation Day 

  Newdelhi:27/7/17:Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change Dr. Harshvardhan inaugurated the 11th Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Harshvardhan said that the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide the nation with the best possible services in forecasting the monsoons ...

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