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JIT briefed NIA on progress of investigations in Pakistan, says MoFA

NEW DELHI(ANI): The Pakistani Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which visited India from March 27 to April 1 for investigating the allegations regarding the attack on Pathankot Airbase, briefed the NIA on progress of investigations in Pakistan, said a statement issued by the office of spokesperson of the Pakistan Ministry of …

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Madhesi stir lost relevance after India changed policy: Nepal PM Oli

Kathmandu: India was forced to change its policy towards Nepal under international criticism of a crippling blockade led by Madhesis due to which their months- long violent agitation fizzled out and lost relevance, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said. Presenting a 12-page political document during the ongoing CPN-UML …

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India did not present witnesses belonging to security forces: Pakistan on JIT visit

Islamabad(PTI): Pakistan on Wednesday night said India had not produced witnesses belonging to the security forces before its Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on the Pathankot terror attack. In its first statement after the JIT returned here following its visit to Pathankot and New Delhi, Pakistan Foreign Ministry made no reference …

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‘One Nation, One Grid, One Price’: That is govt’s mission, says Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI(PTI): Stressing that government’s mission is to have ‘one nation, one grid, one price’, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that electricity is available at same rate of Rs 4.40 per unit across India. “Government s mission is to achieve one nation, one grid, and one price. This is momentous. …

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Prakash Raj to remake ‘Un Samayal Arayil’ in Hindi with Shriya Saran, Taapsee Pannu

Actor Prakash Raj is going to remake his directorial venture Un Samayal Arayil in Hindi. It is tentatively titled as Tadka. Shriya Saran and Tapsee Pannu, who are the known faces in Bollywood, have been roped for this critically acclaimed film. Shriya Saran is going to reprise the role of …

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Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt, says excise duty on jewellery an ‘assassination attempt on jewellers’

NEW DELHI(PTI): Backing the protesting jewellers, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday dubbed the 1% excise duty on non-silver jewellery items as an “assassination attempt” on traders by the BJP government and alleged it was being done to benefit big industrialists. The Congress Vice President, who was addressing a rally of the …

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Student organisations protest against HCU VC Appa Rao, demand his resignation in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Fresh protests erupted on Wednesday at the Hyderabad Central University demanding the removal of Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile. The clashes took place as the University discussed appointing an ombudsman and anti-discrimination officer besides the constitution of an equal opportunity cell at its 76th academic council meeting. According to …

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Bombay High Court raps BCCI, suggests shifting of IPL out of Maharashtra

Mumbai: Rapping the BCCI and cricket associations in Maharashtra and Mumbai over water wastage when the state is reeling under severe drought, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday said ideally Indian Premier League(IPL) matches should be shifted elsewhere, where there is no water crisis. “Only if water supply to BCCI …

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Uttarakhand crisis: HC rejects Centre’s plea to adjourn petition on President’s rule

NEW DELHI: The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday rejected Centre’s submission for deferring the hearing on former Chief Minister Harish Rawat’s plea challenging the imposition of President’s rule in the state. A bench comprising Chief Justice K M Joseph and Justice V K Bisht did not allow the plea of …

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