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ACB summons Chhagan Bhujbal’s nephew over Maharashtra Sadan scam

MUMBAI(PTI): Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal’s nephew has been summoned by the Maharashtra Anti Corrution Bureau (ACB) to record his statement in connection with allegations of corruption in the construction of Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi. “Bhujbal’s nephew Samir has been asked to appear before the ACB this week to …

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PM Narendra Modi finally speaks out against attacks on churches, promises action

NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday came out strongly against attacks on churches in Delhi, while speaking at a church event in the capital. Strongly condemning recent attacks on churches, PM Modi assured the Christian community that the government would ‘act strongly’ without tolerance for fanaticism of any kind. “Government will not …

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‘Achche din’ only for industrialists: Anna Hazare

NEW DELHI(PTI): “Modi ji thinks about the welfare of industrialists not about the poor or farmers. It seemed after he came to power that ‘achchhe din’ will come but they have come only for industrialists,” he told Headlines Today, adding his popularity has come down. Ahead of his protests in …

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Modi, Kejriwal greet nation on Maha Shivratri

New Delhi(IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. Devotees offering prayers on the occasion of Maha Shivratri in Srisailam, Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. Photo: U. Subramanyam “Greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri,” …

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Kochi hospital first in Asia-Pacific region to use robotics for neurosurgery

New Delhi(Web Team): Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is credited with carrying out the first successful double hand transplant in South Asia, first successful treatment for acute blood cancer (myeloid leukaemia) in the country through a relatively new treatment protocol named ‘Microtransplant’ and third successful pancreas-kidney transplant in India. It …

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173 Indian prisoners return home after release from Pakistan

NEW DELHI(PTI): The fishermen were arrested for fishing in Pakistani waters. Pakistan and India routinely detain fishermen for entering each other’s waters for fishing. One hundred and seventy three Indians, most of them fishermen, who were imprisoned in Pakistan, returned home via the Wagah Border in Punjab on Tuesday. On …

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Actress cum producer Pooja Bhatt lashes out at Aamir Khan

Mumbai(dna): Defends the controversial roast that has landed the AIB, Karan Johar and others in an FIR soup. Almost a month after the show, the AIB Roast, went viral on YouTube, it created a furore. There were people for it, and against it. Obviously, a lot of people whose names …

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India’s comedy actors defend the AIB Roast

AIB’s Roast has created a lot brauhaha with several people slamming it and cases being filed against it. We spoke to three well-known comedy actors about their take on it and here’s what they said. Vir Das: The only judgement any joke deserves is whether it is funny, intelligent and …

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