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VHP demands law to address ‘demographic imbalance’, asks Hindus to have more children

New Delhi(PTI): In the backdrop of projections that India will have the largest number of Muslims by 2050, Vishwa Hindu Parishad today demanded a uniform law to rectify the “demographic imbalance” in the country and asked Hindus to have as many children as Muslims. Addressing a press conference, Joint General …

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PM Modi asks Health Ministry to put larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products

New Delhi(PTI): After being slammed from all quarters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked Health Ministry to increase the size of pictorial warnings on tobacco product packets to 60%. The announcement came when BJP MPs, including those on Parliamentary panel, had created controversy on the use of tobacco. BJP …

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Nitish Kumar attacks Modi government over poor condition of national highways

Patna(PTI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said if the Centre does not have money to repair the national highways which are in a poor condition, the state government could step in and do it. “The roads about which people of Bihar complaint are mostly national highways whose maintenance …

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33 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy

Chennai(PTI): “As many as 33 Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in the country’s waters near Neduntheevu”, officials said on Saturday. “The SL navy personnel arrested 33 fishermen belonging to Nagapattinam district when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in Sri Lankan waters on Friday”, Fisheries …

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SC judge Kurian Joseph expresses inability to attend PM’s dinner for judges

New Delhi(PTI): Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph has declined to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dinner for top judges on Saturday on the ground that the event and the ongoing judges conference clashed with Good Friday and Easter weekend. Justice Joseph, who has earlier raised objections with Chief Justice …

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Can’t wait to hear more of Honey Singh: Pretty Lights

” Pretty Lights will also perform for ‘SPIRO’ which is a part of MTV Indies on Saturday at Mehboob Studios in Mumbai.” By Siddharth Jha New Delhi, April 4(IANS):  After ruling the hearts of youngsters throughout the country, rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh has now impressed American electronic music artist …

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Gurdwara in Britain accused of discriminating against disabled

” Dee Kaur, aged 63, on wheelchair said: I want to go upstairs but can’t.” London, April 4(IANS):  A major Sikh temple in Britain has been sued by worshippers for allegedly discriminating against elderly and disabled people during prayers, media reported on Saturday. The Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara at Blakenhall …

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Arsenal deserve to win Premier League title: Pires

” Pires, who won the Premier League and FA Cup twice during his stay at Arsenal, believes the 2-1 victory at Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-final was a huge statement of intent.” London, April 4(IANS):  Football great Robert Pires on Saturday said his former club Arsenal deserve to …

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Sansui to sponsor KKR

” The Sansui logo will appear on the jersey back of KKR, the defending champions of the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.” Mumbai, April 4(IANS):   Japanese electronics major Sansui announced on Saturday it would sponsor, for the second consecutive year, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the eighth season of the …

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