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Pathankot attack: SP Salwinder Singh given clean chit by NIA

NEW DELHI(PTI): Senior Punjab Police officer Salwinder Singh, who was being probed by the NIA in connection with Pathankot terror strike, was given a clean chit by NIA after the scientific tests including the lie-detector test found nothing adverse against him, according to official sources. Singh, an SP-rank officer who …

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Disabled community to PM Modi: Refrain from using ‘divyang’ for us

VARANASI: Several disabled people’s organisations on Friday strongly objected to the use of the term ‘divyang’ to address the community and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to not use it to replace ‘viklaang’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had during his radio address “Mann Ki Baat” on December 27 last year …

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2002 Hit and run case: New trouble for Salman Khan

On January 20, it was reported that the Maharashtra government will file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court in a week’s time, challenging the Bombay High Court verdict that acquitted Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case. Now, we hear the petition has finally been …

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President Mukherjee hosts lunch for 100 women achievers

NEW DELHI(PTI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday hosted a lunch for 100 women achievers for their contribution to nation building and community development on the first anniversary of ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme at Rashtrapati Bhawan. “These women have now emerged as achievers through public support. These are women who …

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