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  • Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu joins Muslims in Eid prayers

    Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday joined Muslims in offering Eid-ul-Fitr prayers. Wearing a skull cap, he stood with Muslims to offer Eid ‘namaz’ at Municipal Grounds in Vijayawada. He greeted Muslim leaders and commoners on the occasion of Eid, which marks culmination of holy month of Ramadan.

  • Air connectivity restored in Chandigarh after two days

    Chandigarh: To and fro air connectivity in Chandigarh was restored on Saturday after two days of partial suspension owing to a thick haze of dust and pollution that reduced the visibility in the region, an airport official said.

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    Hyderabad: Mentally disabled twins killed by uncle

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, mentally disabled twins were killed by their maternal uncle here, who wanted to relieve his sister from the hardships of looking after them, police said on Saturday.

  • Arvind Kejriwal welcomes back Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, wishes him healthy life

    Panaji: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has welcomed back his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar after the latter returned to India following a three-month-long treatment in the USA. Parrikar, 62, returned to Goa on Thursday evening and resumed his official work from yesterday. “@manoharparrikar Welcome back sir. God bless you with a long and healthy life,” said Kejriwal in a tweet.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to embark on 3-nation tour today

    New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will leave for a three-nation visit to Greece, Suriname and Cuba on Saturday. He will be accompanied by various Members of Parliament and Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai. As part of the nine-day tour, President Kovind will first visit Athens, where he will meet Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and other senior members of the Government.

  • Can’t say if Ramzan ceasefire along LoC was a success or failure: Lt Gen (retd) Hooda

    Chandigarh: Lieutenant General (retd) DS Hooda on Friday said that it was not possible to comment on whether the Ramzan ceasefire along the Line of Control was an absolute success or failure. He said, “We can’t say if the ceasefire is success or failure in black or white terms. There were major challenges. Militants haven’t agreed to the ceasefire, attacks on security forces haven’t gone down. Pakistan’s carrying out infiltration and ceasefire violations

  • Bankruptcy law will be learning experience for at least 2-3 years: Bahram Vakil, founding partner, AZB & Partners

    Bahram Vakil, the founding partner of leading law firm AZB & Partners, is reckoned among the country’s foremost infrastructure and project finance attorneys. He has worked on several committees that introduced major policy changes in the country. Among them are the U K Sinha Committee— working group on foreign investment in India; SEBI sub-group on regulatory guidelines for redeemable non – convertible preference shares, and the Viswanathan Committee on bankruptcy law reform.