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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking either a total ban on slaughter of cattle or framing of a uniform policy to protect and preserve them from slaughtering and smuggling.

A global body, chaired by former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan, has suggested scaling up of universal health coverage in India, modelled on the AAP government's flagship 'Mohalla Clinics' project.

The 19th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, Asia's largest theatre extravaganza, will not see any performances from neighbouring Pakistan or China.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan today pleaded innocence in the 18-year-old blackbuck poaching case, claiming before a court here that he has been "framed".


Uttarakhand Congress chief Kishore Upadhyay today asked 'disappointed' ticket aspirants within the party not to contest the state Assembly polls as Independents against party nominees and work unitedly for the party's victory.

The demarcation files, maps and other land records of forest areas in the state have been digitised and are being uploaded on state e-facility (state's server) for the security of records, Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Forest Lal Singh today said.

The Bombay High Court today issued notice to Rabiya Khan, mother of late actress Jiah Khan, and sought her response to a contempt plea filed against her by actor Sooraj Pancholi's parents Zarina Wahab and Aditya Pancholi.


Congress leader Sachin Pilot today accused Manohar Parrikar of being "disinterested" in his job as the Defence Minister and said it ill-behoves a person entrusted with such a crucial post. As a Defence Minister his performance has been questionable.


A BJP district functionary was today found allegedly murdered with his body hanging from the ceiling of a shed with hands tied behind his back at nearby Tirupur.

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Setting at rest speculation, Rahul Gandhi today announced that Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh will be the party's chief ministerial face in the high-stakes Assembly polls.

Condemning Telugu actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan’ s comments on its top leaders, BJP today alleged that the Jana Sena Party founder is a political opportunist and a Twitter Tiger who lacks maturity.

Maharashtra Congress spokesperson Dr Ratnakar Mahajan today alleged that RSS and Sangh parivar always tried to "devalue" Mahatma Gandhi.


Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Founder and Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute, has been selected as one of two inductees for the prestigious 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).He would be honoured at the in

Shanmuganathan accused of 'compromising' dignity of gubernational office
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President Pranab Mukherjee today accepted the resignation of V Shanmuganathan as Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, against whom allegations of "seriously compromising" the dignity of the gubernatorial office were levelled.
Govt will continue to fight insurgency, says CM
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Assam on Thursday celebrated the 68th Republic Day in the shadow of serial blasts by the anti-talk ULFA (Independent) in four districts.

Holding both BJD and BJP responsible for the plight of people in Odisha due to "misrule, corruption and inefficiency", the Congress today said it was the only alternative and vowed to strive towards empowering the panchayati raj system and developing villages.

Days after the JD-U announced its decision not to contest the upcoming Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today claimed that chief minister Nitish Kumar backed out apparently under pressure from the RJD.


Ever since he watched his mother die after failing to go to a hospital in the absence of an ambulance, 52-year-old Karimul Haq in Jalpaiguri district's Malbazar sub-division has used his motorcycle to take patients to medical facilities.


The 68th   Republic Day was celebrated with gaiety and fervor at Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW). V.P. Pathak, General Manager/CLW, hoisted the National flag at Oval Ground.  Dr.


BHEL Power Sector - Eastern Region celebrated Republic Day in BHEL Bhawan, Kolkata. Anjan Mukhopadhyay, Executive Director, hoisted the National Flag in front  of BHEL Employees and their families.


The 68th Republic Day was celebrated at SE Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach with due solemnity and grandeur.


Durgapur Steel Plant celebrated the 68th Republic Day at Nehru Stadium in DSP Steel Township.  A K Rath, CEO, DSP unfurled the national flag amid a large gathering of employees, CISF Personnel, their families, students and residents of the steel township.


Regional Office, Siliguri, NHPC Limited celebrated India’s 68th Republic Day with great fervour and enthusiasm on 26th January, 2017. The celebrations began with the unfurling of National flag by S.R.


The 68th Republic Day celebrated at NTPC Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station. Rakesh Samuel, Group General Manager (Kahalgaon) unfurled the National Flag at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Stadium, Deeptinagar in presence of Sr.


M.C. Chauhan, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata unfurled the National Flag at Metro Rail Bhavan on the occasion of celebration of the 68th Republic Day.

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Though the Amkunj beach here in Middle Andaman has been developed impeccably with a host of basic amenities, lack of access to the facilities is generating criticism for the Department of Environment and Forest.

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Three residents of Wimberlygunj allegedly assaulted a resident of Haddo on the 24th of this month. O Abdul Rafique, 48 years, went for some personal works to his native place at Wimberlygunj.


When the entire archipelago was engrossed in celebrating the 68th Republic Day of the nation, a group of villagers from a remote hamlet in Baratang, Middle Andaman, intercepted an employee of a private contractor with loads of illegally extracted sea sand.

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After seeking refuge for around five days here, the foreign vessel was allowed by the Indian authorities to set sails for its destination, Phuket, on Thursday. According to reports, the security agencies verified all necessary credentials of the yacht and its crew after which it was permitted to sail at around 7 pm from the Campbell Bay Port.

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The 68th Republic Day was celebrated in North & Middle Andaman District, Mayabunder on Thursday in a befitting manner.  The main function for the Republic Day ceremony was held in the Netaji Sports Complex, Mayabunder.