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Inaugurating a slew of projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday the NDA government has taken several development initiatives in Jharkhand in the past four-and-a-half years for the uplift of all sections of society.


BJP president Amit Shah said Sunday the sacrifices of the 40 CRPF jawans, killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, would not go in vain as the BJP government at the Centre, unlike the erstwhile Congress dispensation, would not compromise on any security issue.


The Jammu and Kashmir administration Sunday issued orders to withdraw security of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, officials said.


Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina Sunday welcomed the government decision to withdraw security cover of six separatist leaders and said he would "like them to be arrested and jailed" outside the state.


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday castigated Pakistan, accusing it of engineering the Pulwama attack in Jammu and Kashmir, in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

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Kashmir is not just a piece of land, it is the people that inhabit it, National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah asserted Sunday, saying by attacking Kashmiris, they were being told there is no place for them outside the valley and no future in the mainland.


Nine child labourers were rescued from a bangle manufacturing factory here, following which two men were arrested, police said Sunday.

Premises & concourse free from vagabonds & urchins
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Eastern Railway conducted a special cleanliness drive at Sealdah station premises & concourse area on Saturday night by the initiatives of DRM, Sealdah.

Usha Uthup, Anindya Chatterjee and Romi Datta join
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‘Race For 7’, an initiative championed by the Organization for Rare Diseases India (ORDI), was organized in Kolkata today to raise awareness for rare disease patients, 50% of whom are children. Usha Uthup, Anindya Chatterjee and Romi Datta flagged-off the run and joined Kolkatans, who participated in the run and came to support rare disease patients.


Women’s & youth Group of Hemophilia Society-Durgapur Chapter successfully organized an awareness programme on “Dental Management and Hygiene for Hemophiliacs” on 17th February ‘2019 at Hemophilia Care Centre, City Centre, Durgapur.


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Seven people were killed and nine others injured when a pick-up van carrying them collided head-on with a truck here, police said on Sunday. All the seven died on the spot, the police said.

Announces special monthly pension
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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday met the parents of CRPF constable Kulwinder Singh killed in the Pulwama terror attack in their village and announced naming a local school and a road connecting the village to here after him.


Ending months of speculation, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who floated his outfit the Rajini Makkal Mandram as a precursor to launching a political party, Sunday made it clear he would neither contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls nor support any party.


Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Sunday underlined the need of organising mass marriages, saying such events go a long way in reducing financial burden incurred on individual weddings.


Three Afghan nationals were detained here on Sunday after they failed to provide documents of the vehicle they were travelling in, police said. The three were intercepted at Transport Nagar check-post.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Sunday lay foundation stone for hospitals in Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamau and inaugurate a host of development schemes during his visit to the state, an official statement said


A man has been held guilty of digital rape of a US citizen by a Delhi court, which said her testimony could not be said to be unreliable as she came all the way from her country to depose in the case.

Trapped after 8 hours
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A leopard which was spotted moving near a bungalow in Nashik city of Maharashtra on Sunday morning was trapped by forest department officials after an 8-hour effort at 3:30pm.


A local court in Maharashtra has awarded life imprisonment to a 36-year-old man for killing his accomplice during a robbery bid in year 2013.


The Delhi High Court has granted interim protection from arrest to activist-journalist Sushil Pandit, who has been booked for allegedly tweeting fake news related to the "death" of five CRPF personnel in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore area in May las


The mortal remains of Major Chitresh Bisht, who was killed while defusing a landmine along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir, were brought here on Sunday.


Three passengers were killed and 30 others injured when a bus fell into a drain from a bridge in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.


Loss-making Jet Airways is likely to receive fund infusion worth over Rs 3,000 crore post debt-rejig and investments by Etihad Airways as well as National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) while founder Naresh Goyal might remain the promoter with less than hal


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to address the customary post-budget meeting of the central board of the Reserve Bank on Monday and highlight the key points of the interim Budget, including the fiscal consolidation roadmap.


European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed to win over enough airlines to justify its massive costs.


You may soon be able to walk into a shopping mall and try on clothes with the 'India Size', tailored to suit the body measurements of the country's populace.


The "jobless growth" has slipped into "job-loss growth", which, together with rural indebtedness and urban chaos, has made the growing number of aspirational youths restless, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday, as he hit out at the government for failing


Gujarat's 'diamond city' Surat has made it to the international aviation map with the first Air India Express flight arriving here carrying 75 passengers from Sharjah, the airline said on Sunday.

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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a private university in Mohali with the hope that it would transform the destiny of the state's students and help them keep pace with the changing global milieu.