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  • 568 kilo ladoo unveiled on PM Narendra Modi’s birthday              

    New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and his cabinet colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi unveiled a 568-kg ladoo on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 68th birthday on Monday.Participating at a function organised by Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, which is celebrating the PM’s birthday as ‘Swachhta Diwas’, Javadekar said, “Sanitation coverage has significantly increased in the country in last four years.

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    Rewari rape case: New SP Rahul Sharma says hunt on to nab other accused

    Chandigarh: The Haryana police’s multiple teams are at job to nab the two absconding key accused involved in the gang rape of a young woman from Rewari, the new district police chief said on Monday. “A hunt is on to nab the absconding accused,” said Rahul Sharma, who took over as the Rewari superintendent of police after Rajesh Duggal was moved out on Sunday.

  • Supreme Court lifts ban on sale of Saridon and 2 other drugs

    The Supreme Court on Monday lifted ban on sale of Saridon and two other drugs. Saridon is a medical drug which is used to get relief from headache. Last month, the ministry of health and family welfare (MOHFW) had banned the manufacture, sale or distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations (FDCs) in public interest. It had also restricted the manufacture, sale or distribution of six FDCs, subject to certain conditions.

  • CM Parrikar unwell, opposition Congress stakes claim to form government in Goa

    Panaji: With Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar hospitalised, Goa’s main opposition Congress party submitted a memorandum to Governor Mridula Sinha Monday, staking claim to form an alternate government. The move came at a time when the BJP high command has sent three senior leaders — Ram Lal, B L Santhosh and Vinay Puranik — here to meet the state party leaders and allies to take stock of the political situation.

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    Uttar Pradesh: Siblings dies in truck accident

    Muzaffarnagar: A brother and a sister, both in their twenties, were allegedly crushed to death by a truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district on Monday, police said. Suman (23) and his brother, Tejbir Singh (20), were travelling on a bike when it collided with a speeding truck near Kailashnagar village under Ratan Puri police station, a police officer said. The driver escaped with the vehicle and the bodies have been sent for

  • ABVP, Left members enter into scuffle hours after JNUSU polls results

    New Delhi: Members of the RSS-affiliated ABVP and the Left-backed AISA entered into a scuffle Monday, hours after the JNU Students’ Union (JNUSU) poll results were announced. A united front of Left student groups Sunday won all four central panel posts in the union defeating the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) by considerable margins. Newly-elected JNUSU president N Sai  Balaji alleged that he was beaten up in

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    PM Narendra Modi turns 68: 5 unique birthday wishes for Narendra Modi you can’t miss

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned 68 today, will be celebrating his birthday in his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi. PM Modi will be interacting with children of a primary school in Narur village. According to official sources, Modi will also pay a visit to Kashi Vishwanath temple later in the day and also watch a film “Chalo Jeete Hain” inspired by his life along with a few schoolchildren. The movie will also be

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    Supreme Court stays NGT order refusing exemption to two-wheelers from odd-even scheme   

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday stayed the operation of the National Green Tribunal’s 2017 order which had directed that odd-even vehicle rotation scheme is made applicable to two-wheelers also in Delhi. A bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Dipak Gupta was told by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) A N S Nadkarni, appearing for Delhi government that it would be impossible to accommodate people in public transport if the odd-even scheme