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  • Rafale deal: UPA government cancelled deal as Robert Vadra’s company not accepted as middleman, says BJP

    New Delhi: Giving a new twist, the BJP on Monday sought to drag Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law and businessman Robert Vadra into the Rafale controversy by alleging that the previous UPA government had cancelled the fighter jets deal with France as Vadra’s company was not accepted as the “middleman”. “You must have heard the name of Sanjay Bhandari, who works as middleman in defence deals. His name had earlier appeared in how he arranged

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    RSMSSB releases admit card for PTI exam on official website rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in; follow these steps to download

    RSMSSB just released the admit card for the Physical Training Instructor (PTI) Grade III written exam today. All candidates who have applied to appear on the RSMSSB PTI exam can download the admit card from the official website of RSMSSB which is rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in. The written exam for PTI is being conducted for recruiting 4500 vacancies.

  • Cabinet reshuffle in Goa, two ministers dropped, two inducted

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar carried out a minor Cabinet resuffle Monday, dropping two ailing ministers and inducting two new faces. The development came a day after BJP president Amit Shah said that Parrikar would remain in his post, putting to rest speculation about continuance of the ailing chief minister.

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    Gujarat: CBI arrests Indian Air Force officer for bribery

    Ahmedabad: The CBI has arrested an Indian Air Force officer for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe from a Mumbai-based firm over a works contract, an official said Monday. Assistant Accounts Officer Pankaj Kumar, serving under the Integrated Financial Adviser in the Air Force Station at Jamnagar was arrested Thursday by the anti-corruption wing of the CBI, an official informed. Kumar had accepted a bribe of Rs 80,000 from JME Services Private Limited to help

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    Gujarat: Resident doctor held for raping junior colleague at a government medical college

    Rajkot: A 28-year-old resident doctor was arrested for allegedly raping his junior colleague at a government medical college here in Gujarat, police said Monday. Sachin Santosh Kumar Singh, studying at the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya (PDU) Medical College located at the Rajkot Civil Hospital, was arrested on Saturday after the 24-year-old victim lodged a complaint against him, Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone II) Manoharsinh Jadeja said. “The victim, who is also a resident doctor and pursuing her

  • Rs 64 lakh worth gold smuggled from Myanmar seized from train passenger

    Visakhapatnam: Gold worth Rs 64 lakh, allegedly being smuggled from Myanmar, was seized and a train passenger from Guwahati arrested at the railway station here, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said Monday. Acting on a tip-off, the DRI officials intercepted the passenger travelling in a Guwahati-Chennai train Sunday and recovered the gold in the form of sheets and bars totally weighing 1.9 kg from him, it said in a release.

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    Independent councillor shot dead in SDM office premises in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: An independent councillor was allegedly shot dead in broad daylight in the sub-divisional magistrate office premises in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan Monday, police said. The man, identified as Harveer Saharan, had gone to the SDM office for some work, they said.

  • Leh school ‘Druk Padma Karpo’ to raze 3 Idiots-inspired ‘Rancho Wall’, bans entry of tourists

    Leh: The Druk Padma Karpo School here, which shot to fame after it featured in the Aamir Khan-starrer ‘3 Idiots’, has decided to raze the ‘Rancho Wall’ and ban entry of tourists as the authorities felt it was becoming a distraction for students. The wall was shot in a scene when one of the characters, Chatur, tries to urinate on it and gets electrocuted by an ingenious invention of school children. The

  • Shatrughan Sinha draws flak from BJP MP over his Rafale salvo at Modi government

    Patna: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha Monday drew flak from a fellow party parliamentarian who accused him of siding with opposition leaders like Rahul Gandhi and Lalu Prasad by questioning Narendra Modi government on the Rafale deal. Sharing a screenshot of the Patna Sahib MP remarks quoted in the media here a day ago that there have been irregularities in the Rafale deal and that the Centre should seek “apology” from the people

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    ‘Can’t teach lessons to us on nationalism; answer questions raised’: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of deflecting the country’s attention from key issues like “corruption” in the Rafale deal by raising the issue of Pakistan. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala charged that “an unnerved, frustrated and worried Modi government is now seeking shelter of Pakistan to deflect attention of the country” as it was faced with corruption “exposed” in the Rafale scam.