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Google’s free Wi-Fi service to be launched at Bhubaneswar railway station

NEW DELHI: Expanding the high speed Internet network facility for rail users, railways will launch the Google’s free Wi-Fi service at Bhubaneswar station on April 17, the second station to be covered under the project. Designed to offer rail users the best internet experience, Wi-Fi will be available to any user who has a smartphone. […]

Vijay Mallya’s passport suspended, MEA may seek deportation

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NEW DELHI: “Vijay Mallya’s passport has been suspended by the External Affairs Ministry on the recommendation of Enforcement Directorate, reported PTI quoting official sources. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had sought revocation of his passport after Mallya failed to appear before the agency thrice. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) may now seek his deportation from […]

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Modi is not country, RSS is not Parliament and Manusmriti is not the Constitution: Arvind Kejriwal

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DELHI(PTI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking whether the Dalit icon’s dreams would be fulfilled by merely garlanding his portraits and said ‘there was no freedom of speech in the country’. Those who are making a mockery of the Constitution should not ‘pretend’ that they […]

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Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid get more security after threat letter and pistol found on bus

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DELHI(ANI): A country-made pistol and a threat letter against JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, purportedly written by a man who had earlier threatened the student leader over Facebook, were recovered from a bus operating between an ISBT and JNU campus following which Delhi Police is mulling enhancing his security. The weapon was recovered in a bus […]

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Murthal gangrapes: Eyewitness receives threat call, says warned of serious consequences for speaking against Jats

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Rohtak(ANI): One of the eye witnesses of the Murthal gang-rapes, which took place during the Jat agitation, has claimed that he was threatened for ‘speaking too much’. Bobby Joshi said that he received a call warning him of serious consequences for speaking on the matter. “You are speaking too much. We will see you. Following […]

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Bihuwaan: the symbol of respect and love in Assam

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Sivasagar, Prangan Duarah: Beautifully woven symbolic traditional clothe, which describes the beautiful culture of Assam, “Gamosa” is a unique identity of Assamese culture. In the Assamese language “Ga” means body and “mosa” means the wipe. So, literally Gamosa means “something to wipe the body with”. But actually, the Gamosa means a lot more than something […]

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Mehbooba Mufti asks Centre to modify militant repatriation policy

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti demand to modify the militant repatriation policy by increasing the entry points and ensure rehabilitation of all Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) based militants wanting to return back and join the mainstream has put the Centre in a bind. Sources in the union home ministry said as there […]

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PIL in Bombay HC seeks directions to allow atheists to take oath in the name of Constitution

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MUMBAI: Two Pune residents have filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court (HC), seeking directions to lower courts and its staff to allow atheists to take oaths while deposing in court by keeping their hands on the Indian Constitution. Sunil Mane and wife Laxmikanta Mane, in their petition, cited two court […]

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India, Pakistan in contact with each other, should not foreclose any options on talks, says top Pak official

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Dialogue is the best option between Pakistan and India and the two sides should not think in terms “foreclosing any options”, a top Pakistani official said on Thursday. “During Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi’s visit to Pakistan in December last, it was decided that the two Foreign Secretaries should meet soon. It is hoped that […]

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