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National security is not our business, that is the job of Centre, Army: SC

NEW DELHI,KRISHNADAS RAJAGOPAL: Noting that the Centre and the Army, and not the Supreme Court, are the best judges to decide matters of national security and threat perceptions to the country, the apex court on Wednesday refused to entertain a petition to direct the government to stop funding separatists in the Valley State of Jammu […]

Priyanka Chopra brings India and the US together as Global Citizen brand ambassador

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Priyanka Chopra, the global ambassador for Global Citizen is proud to bring India and the United States closer through the amazing cause to fight poverty and focus on sanitation, clean water, education and gender equality. In a video posted by Global Citizen on its Twitter handle and reposted by the 34-year-old actor, she is seen […]

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Shikhar Dhawan sees the positive in 3 openers vying for 2 slots in Indian team

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He will have to fight it out with the in-form KL Rahul and a solid Murali Vijay for one of the opening slots in the playing XI of the Test team but Shikhar Dhawan terms the competition “good for Indian cricket” and finds “nothing wrong with it”. “I am aware that there could be three […]

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Mamata returns land to Singur farmers, keeps door open for Tatas

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KOLKATA(PTI): Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today handed over land ‘parchas’ and cheques to the farmers in Singur even as she sent messages to firms saying any company willing to set up auto firm in the state is “welcome”. Handing over parchas and cheques following a Supreme Court order in this regard, Banerjee, who had steered […]

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No logjam in appointment, transfer of judges:Modi Govt assures Supreme Court

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NEQW DELHI(PTI): Asserting that there is “no blame game” or “logjam” in appointments and transfer of judges for higher judiciary, the Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the high courts have “pretty much delayed” starting the process. “There is no blame game. There is no logjam in the system. It’s like a race, […]

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The phrase India-administered Kashmir is artificial: India rebukes UNHCHR and Pakistan

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NEW DELHI(PTI): In yet another sharp rebuff to the UNHCHR’s reference to Jammu and Kashmir, India said it was concerned at “persisting ambiguities” in the UN body’s governance and asserted that the violence in the state was “choreographed” from across the border. Hitting out at Pakistan, India also emphasised that it has shared evidence of […]

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RCom, Aircel agree to merge, would lead to creation of Rs 65K entity

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Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications agreed to merge its wireless telecom business with smaller rival Aircel on Wednesday to create the country’s 4th-biggest mobile phone operator with asset base of more than Rs 65,000 crore. In the largest consolidation in the country’s telecom sector, RCom and Aircel’s majority owner, Malaysia’s Maxis Communications Berhad (MCB), announced signing […]

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Bollywood cries: Ek baar phir se

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Filmmakers are always on the lookout for fresh pairings to bring in novelty, but time and again they fall back on tried-and-tested jodis who have connected big time with the audience. Some pairs like Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol are considered magical and the two have done eight movies together. No other pair in recent […]

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Badbu Gujarat Ki:Dalits Send Over 1,000 Postcards To Amitabh Bachchan

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AHMEDABAD: At least 1,100 postcards with a small message and tagline ‘Badbu (stink) Gujarat Ki’ were sent today to state tourism’s brand ambassador and Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan by Dalits as part of a campaign to highlight “atrocities” against them in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The punchline of the campaign is […]

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Why question our patriotism because of biryani, asks Mewat Muslim

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MEWAT,CHHAVI BHATIA: This Eid the Haryana district that made national headlines after state police clamped down on local biryani sellers for mixing beef in their fare, is going about its day. Men clad in white kurta-pajama, dhoti and tehmat complete the namaz in an eidgah in one of the villages before they step out to […]

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