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Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa, Rane quits Congress

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  Panaji, March 16 (IANS): Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday won the critical trust vote in the legislature, with 22 MLAs backing his government and the Congress getting the support of 16 legislators. In a related development, Congress MLA Vishajit Rane resigned from the party and the assembly, complaining that he was sick […]

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Nations violating definition of terror should be punished: Home Minister

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New Delhi, March 16 (PTI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said countries and state-supported groups, which violate the definition of terrorism as prescribed by the United Nations, should be punished by the international community. Addressing the ‘Counter Terrorism Conference 2017’ here, the Home Minister said coastal borders of 36 countries touch Indian Ocean and nations, […]

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1 child dies, 27 others fall ill after taking ‘prashad’

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Batala (Pb), March 16 (PTI): One child died and 27 others fell ill after taking the ‘prashad’ at a gurdwara in Guru Nanak Nagar here, police said. The victims, who took the ‘prashad’ last night, were admitted to the civil hospital as well as private hospitals, while four of them were referred to Guru Nanak […]

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Farooq appeals to India, Pakistan for peace on borders

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Srinagar, March 16 (PTI): Expressing concern over cross- border shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, NC president Farooq Abdullah today appealed to India and Pakistan to take steps to ensure peace on the borders. “We appeal to the leadership of India and Pakistan to take concrete steps for peace along […]

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2 naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh

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Raipur, March 16 (PTI): Two naxals were gunned down today in an encounter with the security forces in Narayanpur district, the police said. “The skirmish took place between a team of the District Reserve Group (DRG) and ultras near Kochwahi village under Narayanpur police station limits,” the Inspector General of Police (in-charge) Bastar Range Sundarraj […]

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CBI arrests five for possession of 158 kg cannabis

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New Delhi, March 16 (PTI): The CBI has arrested five persons for alleged possession of 158 kg (approximate) cannabis with value of about 15 lakh in domestic market. CBI spokesperson RK Gaur said here today that a case was registered against five suspects, all residents of Panipat and Kurukshetra in Haryana, for illegal possession of […]

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5 arrested for assaulting constable

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New Delhi, March 16 (PTI): Five persons have been arrested for allegedly assaulting and injuring a Delhi Police head constable at Shivaji Bridge railway station and fleeing with his wireless set, police said today. While head constable Karamvir Singh was on foot patrolling duty at Shivaji Bridge railway station on March 12 at around 7 […]

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26,899 power theft cases totalling Rs 51 cr detected in Haryana

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Chandigarh, March 16 (PTI): Accelerating the campaign to curb electricity thefts in Haryana, the power utilities have detected 26,899 such cases involving an amount of 51.65 crore in the state in January and February. Of the total, Rs 16.75 crore has been recovered from defaulters, officials said. The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) had […]

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NIA gets custody of Bhopal-Ujjain train blast accused

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  Bhopal, March 16 (IANS): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday got 11-day custody of three persons accused of triggering a blast on the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train this month, an official said. A special NIA court here granted the custody of Atif Muzaffar, Mohammad Danish and Syed Mir Hussain to the agency for further […]

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Rs 15 lakh looted from Maruti showroom

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Ghaziabad, March 16 (IANS): Seven to eight robbers looted cash worth over Rs 15 lakh and a van from a Maruti showroom owned by a relative of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala, police said. Bhairav Ghosh, manager of the showroom, filed a complaint that the criminals barged in on the night of March […]

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