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New Delhi hits back as Beijing talks of 'measures'
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China warned today that it will take "necessary measures" to defend its territorial sovereignty and interests after India "obstinately" allowed the Dalai Lama to visit the "disputed" parts of Arunachal Pradesh causing "serious damage" to the bilateral ties.

Bomdila

Amid protests by Beijing against his scheduled visit to Tawang, the Dalai Lama today said India has never used him against China.

Bankura/Kolkata

With the BJP-RSS celebrating Ram Navami in a big way in West Bengal today, chief minister Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of trying to 'appropriate' the festival and asked it not to mix religion with politics.

Kolkata

The West Bengal government has declared around 275 km of state highways passing through various municipalities as 'arterial roads'.

Beirut

The death toll from a suspected chemical attack on a northern Syrian town rose to 72 today as activists and rescue workers found more terrified survivors hiding in shelters near the site of the harrowing assault, one of the deadliest in Syria's civil war.

NEW DELHI

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a dinner hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee on April 8 here.

Remarks worrisome, says Jitendra Singh
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Stone-pelting youth were not giving up their lives for tourism but for resolution of the Kashmir issue as per the wishes of its people, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah today said. "If he (stone pelting youth) is giving up his life, he is not doing it for tourism.

NEW DELHI

Opposition parties today forced a brief adjournment of Rajya Sabha proceedings protesting over alleged tampering of EVMs to favour the ruling BJP, even as the government told the Lok Sabha that it was collecting information in this regard and other related issues.

NEW DELHI

CRPF commander Chetan Cheeta, who had slipped into coma after being shot nine times during an encounter with terrorists in Kashmir, has made a "miraculous" recovery and was discharged from AIIMS today.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today dismissed the Karnataka government's plea seeking review of its verdict by which it had abated the proceedings in a disproportionate assets case against late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today pulled up the state governments for not filling up the vacancies in their state child protection society (SCPS) and directed them to do so within four weeks.

NEW DELHI

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today termed as "unfortunate, painful and surprising" the African missions statement describing the attacks on African students as "xenophobic and racial", saying the Indian response to this cannot be called inadequate by any me

Lucknow

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is toying with the idea of holding cabinet meetings outside the state capital once in a while to take governance to the doorsteps of the people.

NEW DELHI

After a gap of nearly a quarter-century, the air at the Mumbai port may once again be filled with chanting of 'Talbiyah', a prayer Muslims invoke before they set off for or during the annual Haj pilgrimage.

Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal today urged Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to direct Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to immediately waive farm loans in the state.

Mumbai

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said today the Maharashtra government will study the Uttar Pradesh model of farm loan waiver, amid growing demand from across the political spectrum to help the state's distressed farmers.

Mirzapur (UP)

Asserting that the split in the Samajwadi Party was now complete, expelled leader Amar Singh today said he will never return to that party. "The split in the Samajwadi Party is now complete...they have no political mechanism to save it, he told PTI.

Srinagar

In order to reduce collateral damage during violent protests, security forces in the Kashmir valley would now include plastic pellets and shells giving off pungent smell to control the stone-pelting mobs.

Mumbai

The Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court that it has mooted a proposal to hike the compensation to the victims of rape, sexual assault and acid attacks from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 10 lakh.

Lucknow

The BJP today took a jibe at the Samajwadi Party-Congress coalition in Uttar Pradesh, saying both the parties differed in their opinions on the decision of the Yogi Adityanath government to waive farm loans.

NEW DELHI

A group of 'disgruntled' senior Congress leaders today hit out at Delhi party chief Ajay Maken over "irregularities" in ticket distribution for the upcoming MCD polls. "We are angry with the system of ticket distribution.

Madurai

The Madras High Court has partially modified its March 21 circular, directing officials at its principal seat in Chennai and the bench here, not to entertain petitions in which the union, state ministers, MPs or MLAs are cited as parties without the prior consent of i

Now Basundhara govt mulls proscription against illegal abattoirs
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A man who was assaulted by vigilantes on the suspicion of cow smuggling has died at a hospital in Alwar district of Rajasthan, police said today. The deceased, Pehlu Khan, and three others were beaten up by the vigilantes on Saturday while they were transporting cows in six vehicles to Haryana.The victims were admitted to a hospital where Khan died on Monday night.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Decision on a number of pending demands of  islanders particularly daily rated workers employed in government agencies and tsunami affected farmers here is expected during the visit of the Union Home Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh, informed the Member of Parliament, Mr Bishnu Pada Ray on Wednesday.

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M SURESH KUMAR

Around 68 students of JNRM joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday. Led by Mr Pradeep Chakraborty, President, Students’ Council of JNRM, the students were registered as primary members of the party in the presence of state president, Mr Vishal Jolly at the BJP headquarters here.

Port Blair

The Port Blair Municipal Council will host a civic  reception for the Union Home Minister of India, Nr Rajnath Singh, who is scheduled to visit these islands from tomorrow. The civic reception will be held at the ITF Ground here on April 7 at 6 pm.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Health Services, A&N Administration will observe  “World Health Day” on April 7 on the theme “Depression : Let’s talk” in A& N Islands along with rest of the world to create awareness about Depression and its prevention.

Port Blair

The Island Development Organization (IDO) celebrated Ram Navami on Wednesday at Police Mandir, Pahargoan. Mr Selvam, Secretary General, IDO, A&N Islands distributed cooked prasad to children after the prayers.

Port Blair

The team of Mak Logistics Pvt Ltd. (Tourist Liners Makruzz/Makruzz Gold/Coastal Cruise) celebrated National Maritime Day onboard on Tuesday. The entire crew of the vessel including the master participated in the celebration.

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