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  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted to AIIMS

    New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday. Parrikar, who has been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment, is being examined by a team of doctors at the premier hospital, a source at AIIMS said. “He is being examined by a team of doctors and will undergo a few tests,” the source said. Parrikar, 62, was flown to the national capital owing to his declining

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    Jawaharlal Nehru’s statue removed from road in Allahabad, Congress workers protest

    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh): The statue of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawahar Lal Nehru, installed in a park at Balsan Crossing, has been shifted to a nearby spot, in order to widen the road for Kumbh Mela next year, the Allahabad Development Authority clarified on Friday.

  • Preparations to conduct Telangana assembly polls are in full swing, says CEO Rajat Kumar

    Hyderabad (Telangana): Telangana State Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar on Friday said that the preparations to conduct assembly polls in the state are in full swing. Kumar while addressing a media gathering informed that this time booth level officers will be available at every polling booth centre. He also announced that apart from machines-ballot units, control units and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will also be available at every polling booth.

  • Social media causing sleep deprivation in pilots, says IAF Chief Dhanoa

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Friday said that being online for longer hours on social media is causing sleep deprivation in pilots. Speaking at the 57th annual conference by Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine, the Air Force chief said that being active on social media till late hours causes sleep deprivations in pilots and it is very important to have a check mechanism for the same.

  • Raids on to arrest accused involved in Haryana gang-rape

    Chandigarh: Raids were being held to nab three men accused of raping a 19-year-old student after drugging her in Haryana’s Mahendargarh district, police said Friday, two days after she was allegedly abducted from a bus-stop on her way to a coaching centre. The father of the young woman, a school topper who was felicitated by the government, said she could have been raped by eight to 10 men.

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    No illegal Ganesh pandals in Mumbai: BMC tells Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) told the Bombay High Court Friday that there were no illegal Ganesh pandals in the city. In an affidavit submitted before a bench of Justices A S Oka and M S Sonak, the BMC refuted the claims made by the state government before the bench on a previous hearing.

  • CBI changing notice against Vijay Mallya without PM Narendra Modi’s approval inconceivable: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the CBI had aided fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya’s “great escape” by changing the “detain” notice to “inform”, adding that it was “inconceivable” that this was done without Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s approval. Allegations have flown thick and fast between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Mallya episode, following the liquor baron’s claim on Wednesday that he had met Finance