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June 25, 2017 5:32 am

According to sources, the advisory was a “preventive measure” to ensure the safety of its personnel who have been the target of attacks as Kashmir witnesses a series of protests ever since last year’s unrest over the killing of Burhan Wani.

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June 25, 2017 5:24 am

Announcing the Centre’s clearance to the Noida International Airport in Jewar, Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday said the new airport was expected to become operational in the next five years.

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June 25, 2017 5:15 am

Though there is no Madison Square-like event planned given the hectic schedule, Modi is likely to interact with the Indian community in Lisbon and also participate in community events in Washington and Amsterdam.

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June 25, 2017 5:06 am

Junaid and brothers Shaqir and Hashim had been stabbed soon after the train left Ballabgarh station. Junaid later died at the Civil Hospital in Palwal.

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June 25, 2017 2:11 pm

PM Modi will stay at the 200-year-old Willard Hotel, located less than 500 metres from the White House. The hotel has hosted legends like Abraham Lincoln before his inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr before his famous “I have a dream” speech.

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June 25, 2017 4:42 am

The only sign of the murder that evening at this sleepy station where few trains stop are the blood stains still visible on platform number 4, where Junaid’s body lay for some time. With the incident snowballing, others at the station are reticent.

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June 24, 2017 5:59 am

According to sources, the first name that has been proposed is of Raj Bhushan Singh Rawat, currently Adityanath’s personal assistant. He used to work with him in Delhi but moved to Lucknow soon after Adityanath was sworn in as Chief Minister.

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June 24, 2017 4:29 am

“There was not a single minister, not a single government representative and not a single BJP leader. In all these years, I have never been to an Iftar hosted by the President where there has been no representative of the Government of India,” CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury told The Indian Express.

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June 24, 2017 10:16 am

A pall of gloom descended on Nowpora where Deputy SP Mohammad Ayub Pandit lived with his family. Neighbours remembered the humble police officer whose nikaah ceremony was solemnised many years ago by Maulvi Farooq, the then Mirwaiz of Kashmir who was later assassinated, and succeeded by son Maulvi Umar Farooq.

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June 24, 2017 4:21 am

As outrage mounted and the incident drew all-round condemnation, police began a hunt for the assailants. Director General of Police S P Vaid said two persons had been arrested and a third identified.

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June 24, 2017 12:20 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who called the JD(U) decision to support Kovind and not the combined Opposition candidate a “historic blunder”, took a swipe at the Chief Minister, wondering how Nitish Kumar could claim to be working for a “Sangh-mukt” (RSS-free) country by backing an “RSS man”.

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June 24, 2017 9:51 am

The FIR mentions that the two groups fought over seats. “They noticed we are Muslims because of our clothing and began taunting us. It would go on for a bit, then stop, then start again,” said Shaqir. “First they slapped us, then abused us, and then between Ballabhgarh and Asaoti stations, they stabbed us.”

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June 23, 2017 10:26 am

Hanifa Shaikh, a mother of three, says her husband Shaikh Mukaddar, a daily wager, was picked up at 1 am. “I begged them not to beat up my husband but they were unmoved. I don’t know if he had any enemies in village because he was always at work,’’ she says.

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June 23, 2017 4:41 am

On November 19 last year, the HC, responding to a PIL, had asked the state government to provide necessary amenities in all government schools across the state. The government runs 12,533 primary schools, 2,809 upper primary schools and 2,203 secondary schools.

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June 23, 2017 9:15 am

India’s tour party to the West Indies is still coming to terms with the sudden resignation of their head coach Anil Kumble. The Indian team was unaware that Kumble wouldn’t be joining them in the Caribbean.

Meira Kumar, Opposition presidential candidate, Congress nominee, Ram Nath Kovind, presidential elections
June 23, 2017 2:20 pm

The 2017 presidential election will not be without a contest. And it will see a Dalit versus Dalit. 17 Opposition parties announced that former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be their joint candidate against the ruling NDA’s presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

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June 23, 2017 9:04 am

India had also forwarded a mercy petition filed by Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, though the fate of that petition is unclear. India has not been granted consular access to Jadhav, and has maintained that it does not have any information about Jadhav’s well-being.

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June 23, 2017 9:01 am

Army sources familiar with the circumstances of the ambush — the third of its kind attempted in Poonch this year — said the patrol was one of several sent out to ensure jihadists did not use the intense firing, which had been raging since the previous night, to cross the Line of Control.

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June 22, 2017 4:55 am

PM Narendra Modi said that there was once a time when yoga was practised only by sages and monks, but it has now become a part of daily life.

SN Dhingra Commission of Inquiry, Congress, Bhupunder Singh Hooda, Colony licences
June 22, 2017 9:05 am

Justice Dhingra’s report, sources said, alleged abuse of power and illegal gratification in the grant of licences while citing examples of how approvals were granted or denied in violation of the law and laid-down procedures.

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June 22, 2017 9:03 am

Police suspect that besides a large number of petrol pumps in Maharashtra, consumers were shortchanged in other states too. A similar racket had been unearthed in Uttar Pradesh in April, when the STF carried out raids and arrested 27 petrol pump owners.

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June 22, 2017 9:12 am

On Tuesday, The Indian Express had reported that 17 men had been charged with sedition, allegedly for celebrating Pakistan’s win. Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani had congratulated Pakistan on the win, while Mirwaiz Umar Farooq had tweeted, “Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here.

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June 22, 2017 8:20 pm

Ever since the BJP named Kovind, a Dalit, for President, the Congress and CPM have been trying to come up with a Dalit candidate as a counter. Ghulam Nabi Azad conveyed Sonia Gandhi’s message that the Congress is determined to fight.

Prashant Tamang, Gorkhaland, Darjeeling unrest, Gorkhaland song
June 21, 2017 5:24 am

Tamang, now an actor-singer in the Nepal film industry, says he “strongly backs” the call for a separate state and that he plans to “write and sing” a song for Gorkhaland.

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June 21, 2017 5:21 am

Chief Minister Fadnavis, when contacted, said, “Everything was done strictly in accordance with the law."

CS Karnan, Karnan arrested, Supreme Court, SC order against Karnan
June 21, 2017 5:15 am

Sixty-two-year-old Karnan, who retired on June 12, had been evading arrest ever since the May 9 Supreme Court order — the first of its kind against a serving high court judge.

Ram Nath Kovind, Presidential Polls, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Kovind residence
June 21, 2017 5:07 am

The apartment allotted to Ram Nath Kovind was taken over by the security establishment after he was named the NDA choice for the next President

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June 21, 2017 5:08 am

While the Congress is keen on putting up a candidate to force a contest, it is also eager to avert a division in the Opposition ranks which could be seen as its failure.

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June 22, 2017 8:28 pm

The JD(U) and BSP indicated they were not opposed to Kovind’s candidature, but stopped short of committing support to him.

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June 20, 2017 5:16 am

With this move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, who took the final decision, have also reached out to the large Dalit vote base for which there are many claimants.

June 20, 2017 5:00 am

The HRD Ministry is learnt to have held a meeting on May 31 on issues flagged by the ISBN International Agency and decided to, henceforth, process all ISBN applications within 48 hours.

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June 20, 2017 11:20 am

While BJP chief Amit Shah Monday said Kovind was “born in a poor Dalit family”, Pyarelal claimed their father Maikulal was the “Chaudhary of Paraukh village”.

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June 20, 2017 4:48 am

On Saturday, the road outside the school saw a pitched battle between GJM protesters and police, with two people killed allegedly in police firing.

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June 20, 2017 7:52 am

Roy took to Twitter: “Syama Prasad Mookerjee wrote in his diary on 10/1/1946: “The Hindu-Muslim problem won’t b solved without a Civil War”. So much like Lincoln!”

June 19, 2017 6:50 am

Rajjit was asked about posting of Inderjit during his tenure as Tarn Taran and Hoshiarpur SSP. Rajjit is learnt to have said that Inderjit was posted in Tarn Taran when he (Rajjit) headed the district as SSP.

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June 19, 2017 6:12 am

Currently, over 98 per cent of the Indian pharmaceutical industry uses animal-based gelatin capsules.