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Aadhaar mandatory for LPG subsidy after November

NEW DELHI(PTI): The government has made Aadhaar mandatory for availing cooking gas (LPG) subsidies but has given two months grace period for citizens to get the unique identification number. Government currently gives 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at subsidised rates per household in a year. The subsidy on every cylinder …

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PM Modi to celebrate Dussehra in poll bound Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI(PTI): Breaking from tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the historic Aishbagh Ramlila in Lucknow on Dussehra next week, seen as yet another attempt to connect to the people of poll-bound Uttar Pradesh. BJP vice president and Lucknow Mayor Dinesh Sharma, who is also the Ramlila’s patron, said …

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President Pranab Mukherjee not to get second term?

NEW DELHI(PTI): The government has asked former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma’s family to vacate the 34, APJ Abdul Kalam Road bungalow, which may become the new address of President Pranab Mukherjee after his tenure gets over in July next year, indicating that he may not get a second term …

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Cambridge hails 3 Physics Nobel laureates

Prasun Sonwalkar,London: The ancient university of Cambridge on Tuesday hailed three of its alumni named as winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physics, making them the 93rd, 94th and 95th Nobel affiliates in its history of more than 800 years. The prize was announced in Stockholm for three US-based …

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Sex workers’ only puja falls silent

Ravik Bhattacharya, Kolkata: They perform the duty of contributing the first lump of earth that goes into making of a Durga idol, but don’t have the right to organise their own puja. This year sex workers of the city discontinued their own puja, claiming non-cooperation of the police and KMC. …

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