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Dehradun

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the Narendra Modi-led Union government has been able to resolve vexed issues related to the welfare of the armed forces because it believes in real action rather than mere tokenism.

NEW DELHI

Rahul Gandhi today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of speaking "a lie" about inaugurating an ordnance unit in the Congress president's Parliamentary constituency Amethi, claiming he had himself laid the foundation stone of the factory in 2010.

Srinagar

The Election Commission of India (ECI) today began a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the feasibility of holding the Lok Sabha and the state Assembly polls simultaneously.

Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) staged a protest here today to draw attention of the visiting Election Commission of India (ECI) team towards alleged "saffronisation of administration" in the run up to the upcoming Lok Sabha and the assembly poll

NEW DELHI

The Union government has cancelled passports of 45 non-resident Indians, or NRIs, for abandoning their wives, Union women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi has said.

NEW DELHI

Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Ranjan has been named secretary, ministry of road transport and highways (MoRTH), as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Union government, according to a personnel ministry order.

Hyderabad

Attacking the ruling TDP on the alleged theft of voters' data in Andhra Pradesh, TRS working president K T Rama Rao here today said chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu should be "ashamed of" his party's criticism of the Telangana government on the issue.

Bengaluru

Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah today criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his purported political potshot at Congress president Rahul Gandhi while answering a question by a student on dyslexia.

Allahabad

Even before midnight, devotees from different walks of life and parts of the country began to pour into Sangam city to take holy dip on Mahashivratri, the great night of Shiva and the last bathing day in the one-and-a-half-month-long Kumbh Mela.

Hyderabad

Unlike in last year's Assembly elections in Telangana, the CPI and CPM have decided to forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in the state.

Muzaffarnagar

A man, serving a life term after being convicted of killing his wife, has allegedly been beaten to death by an undertrial prisoner after a spat over the use of toilet in Saharanpur district jail, officials said Monday.

Coimbatore

The casualty figure in the air strike on the Balakot camp will be given out by the government, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said on Monday while asserting that the Indian Air Force did not count the number of dead.

NEW DELHI

Fifty nine Nobel laureates have urged the prime ministers of India and Pakistan to "defuse the rising tension" before the situation "escalates to a full-fledged war", a statement said on Sunday.

NEW DELHI

A "highly porous" riverine section of the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam will be put under electronic surveillance from Tuesday in a bid to check illegal immigration and smuggling of arms, ammunition, drugs and cattle, the Union Home Ministry (MHA) said Monday.

Kohima

Four miners have been killed following mudslides at an illegal coal mine at Yonglok village in Longleng district of Nagaland, police said Monday.

Imphal

A mass protest rally was organized in Imphal on Sunday by the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee (STDC) demanding Scheduled Tribe status for ethnic Meitei community in Manipur.

Guwahati

All the state capitals of the Northeast, as per the vision document of the Indian Railways, would be connected by broad-gauge rail link by 2020, the General Manager of Construction Wing of Northeast Frontier Railway, N K Prasad, said here Friday.

Kolkata

A joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 is being conducted at Tangail, Bangladesh from March 2 to 15, said a defence release from Delhi on Monday.

Lahore

India's most wanted terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is "alive", a Pakistani media report said on Sunday, quoting unnamed sources close to his family. The media reports claiming that JeM leader is dead are false, Geo Urdu News reported.

Spell peril for road users
Report by: 
ZEENATHI BIBI

If findings of surveys conducted by different agencies across the country and abroad are to be believed, one in every three trucks on the roads is overloaded and responsible for around 50 per cent of mishaps.

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

While marine fenders play a crucial role in habour operations, inadequate number of them installed at the newly constructed Baratang Jetty is posing threat of damages to vessels and the berthing structure in the region.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

Female ganja peddler held from Prem Nagar

GENERAL ELECTION-2019
Report by: 
Agencies

In connection with the upcoming General Election-2019, a training programme on MCC, MCMC and Information Technology applications for media persons was organised in the conference hall of Anthropological Survey of India (ASI) Port Blair Regional Centre auditorium here on Monday.

Report by: 
SUBRATA

Along with the rest of the country, Maha Shivrathri was celebrated with religious fervour in these islands on Monday. In the city, long queues of devotees were seen at different temples of Lord Shiva since the break of dawn and celebrations continued till late at night and many others held a fast for the entire day.

Port Blair

A two-day training-cum-workshop on ‘Management of Rheumatological/Musculoskeletal disorders through Ayurveda’ for Medical Officers (Ayurveda) under Health Department, NAM & NHM (including RBSK) organized by AYUSH Wing of DHS and A&N State AYUSH Society at Yoga

Port Blair

The valedictory function for the 15 days self defence course for the NSS Volunteer (Girls) of JNRM organised jointly by all four units of NSS was held on 2nd March 2019. Mr Michael Raj, Vice Principal, PTS, Prothrapur was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

The general public have been advised that if any auto rickshaw drivers are demanding excess fare, plying without operating fare meter, defective meter may lodge their complaint at the following sites of A&N Traffic Police, so as deemed fit action would be taken ag

Guwahati

Targeting the central government over the Pulwama terror attack, the Congress on Sunday asked how explosives reached the area and why a civilian vehicle was allowed to enter the road when a huge CRPF convoy was moving.

Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday launched a slew of projects at different places across the state. He laid the foundation stone of Tingkhong Polytechnic Institute to be set up at Betoni village in Dibrugarh district.

Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday launched a slew of projects at different places across the state. He laid the foundation stone of Tingkhong Polytechnic Institute to be set up at Betoni village in Dibrugarh district.

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