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 2018-06-20 03:04 

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[ Nation ]

President Ram Nath Kovind approves imposition of governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir: Ministry of Home Affairs...

The Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir was imminent after the three-year-old state government collapsed today with the BJP pulling out of its alliance with the PDP....

 2018-06-20 02:56 

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[ World ]

China pledges 100 million USD military aid to Cambodia; to hold joint military drill...

The aid pledge comes at a time of worsening relations between the United States and Cambodia, which scrapped joint military exercises last year....

 2018-06-20 02:42 

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[ World ]

Korean War: North Korea may soon return remains of US soldiers...

The US and North Korean leaders agreed to the repatriations during their historic June 12 summit in Singapore....

 2018-06-20 02:35 

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[ World ]

UN chief Antonio Guterres regrets as US exits Human Rights Council...

While announcing withdrawal from the UNHRC, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley described the body as hypocritical and self-serving and one that makes a mockery of human rights....

 2018-06-20 02:33 

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[ Nation ]

Three militants killed, five security men injured in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight...

The police have confirmed that all the three JeM militants hiding in Nazneenpora village of Tral area have been killed by the security forces....

 2018-06-20 01:30 

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[ Nation ]

Madhya Pradesh police didn't follow SOPs in firing: Panel...

The report adds "evidence available before the probe panel reveals that in such a situation, police firing on the mob was extremely essential and justified."...

 2018-06-20 01:02 

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[ Odisha ]

Dharmendra Pradhan's plea to CM Naveen Patnaik for a meeting on investment...

Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday sought an appointment with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to discuss trade opportunities with member countries of Gulf Cooperation Council in food and marine products....

 2018-06-20 01:00 

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[ Odisha ]

Odisha: Teacher booked for proposing to minor student...

Teacher of a government high school was booked after he allegedly proposed a Class X student....

 2018-06-20 00:58 

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[ Nation ]

Mandsaur firing: Probe panel gives a clean chit to Madhya Pradesh police, CRPF...

giving a clean chit to Madhya Pradesh police and CRPF personnel who opened fire on agitating farmers in June last year, the Justice JK Jain Commission said they did so in self defence....

 2018-06-20 00:58 

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[ Odisha ]

Curtains down on Sital Sasthi festival...

Around 9,000 artistes from across the country participate in the carnival....

 2018-06-20 00:56 

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[ Nation ]

Kolkata taxis saying no to customers to be penalised...

West Bengal transport department stated that the move was necessitated after it received several complaints of commuters being over-charged, refused transportation or refused bill from the meters....

 2018-06-20 00:53 

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[ Nation ]

Bengal school holidays extended till month end due to heat wave...

School holidays across West Bengal have been extended by 10 days till month end due to the heat wave that has engulfed large parts of south Bengal....

 2018-06-20 00:52 

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[ Nation ]

Food Corporation of India staffers agitate in Kolkata for pay revision...

Employees of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) held a day-long sit-in at the corporation's office here on Tuesday demanding hike in wages of its category III and IV employees....

 2018-06-20 00:50 

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[ Nation ]

CBI may widen Sarada, Narada, Rose Valley scams' probe...

CBI special director Rakesh Asthana will reach Kolkata on Tuesday evening and hold meetings with CBI officers on Wednesday over the progress made in the probes....

 2018-06-20 00:47 

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[ Nation ]

RSS outfit bats for reservation, development of tribals in Chhattisgarh...

The move is notable as it comes amid speculation over the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's weakening base among the scheduled tribes in the poll-bound state....

 2018-06-20 00:42 

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[ Nation ]

Muscular BJP decision to end PDP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir...

With Mehbooba weighing options of snapping ties over the Centre's failure to extend unilateral truce, Amit Shah decided to pull the rug from under her feet....

 2018-06-20 00:39 

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[ Karnataka ]

'Scientific' farm loan waiver in session: CM H D Kumaraswamy...

The much-talked about farm loan waiver of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government may finally see the light of day in July, albeit with riders....

 2018-06-20 00:38 

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[ Karnataka ]

Economic Offences Court summons Shivakumar in yet another I-T case...

The Special Court for Economic Offences has issued summons to Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar....

 2018-06-20 00:37 

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[ Karnataka ]

Railways slash reservation time for elderly, disabled...

New timings put up at special reservation counter is 8 am to 2 pm only....

 2018-06-20 00:36 

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[ World ]

US threatens additional USD 200 billion tariff on China, markets bleed...

Stepping up heat on China, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to impose 10 per cent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods unless Beijing stops its 'unfair trade practices'....

 2018-06-20 00:34 

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[ Karnataka ]

Staff should consider Metro as their own, advises Chief Secretary K Ratna Prabha...

Chief Secretary K Ratna Prabha on Tuesday informed the Karnataka High Court that the demands of the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) employees will be considered in a phased manner....

 2018-06-20 00:33 

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[ Nation ]

India snubs support plea, Maldives loses UN Security Council bid...

The Maldives lost its bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council from the Asia Pacific region last Friday to Indonesia....

 2018-06-20 00:33 

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[ Karnataka ]

Karnataka may soon see private wildlife reserves...

Karnataka may soon have its own private wildlife reserves around Bandipur/Nagarhole/BRT or Kali/Bhimgad or Bhadra Tiger Reserves....

 2018-06-20 00:32 

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[ Karnataka ]

Swiggy, Indigo under scanner for GST evasion...

What do Swiggy Foods, IAS coaching centres, Indian School of Business (ISB), IndiGo airline and big convention centres in Hyderabad have in common?...

 2018-06-20 00:32 

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[ Nation ]

India, Japan review meet to strengthen ties in counter-terrorism and defence sectors...

The two nations, which have a 'Special Strategic and Global Partnership,' reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations....

 2018-06-20 00:31 

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[ Karnataka ]

'Telangana can go ahead with teachers' transfer'...

Telangana government on Tuesday told the Hyderabad HC that it has no objection to transfer the teachers working in Agency areas to plain areas provided if it was ensured that a substitute was posted....

 2018-06-20 00:29 

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[ Karnataka ]

Won't violate SC order on Cauvery authority, says Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy...

Says no to unscientific conditions; wants scheme to be discussed in Parliament....

 2018-06-20 00:26 

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[ Nation ]

BJP tries to distance self from rape-accused godman Daati Maharaj...

As controversial, rape-accused godman Daati Maharaj continues to remain free, the BJP is betraying signs that it wants to distance itself from him in poll-bound Rajasthan....

 2018-06-20 00:25 

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[ Nation ]

Supreme Court seeks report from High Courts on cheque bounce cases...

The Supreme Court has sought an action-taken report from all 24 high courts on the pace of disposal of cheque bounce cases, which have been clogging the courts for years....

 2018-06-20 00:24 

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[ Nation ]

Muscular policy won't work, Kashmir not enemy land: Mehbooba Mufti...

Mehbooba Mufti, who on Tuesday resigned as J&K Chief Minister, said muscular policy won't work and Kashmir is not an enemy territory....

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Power cut adds to heat misery...

Two persons reportedly died of sunstroke in Jagatsinghpur and Ganjam districts on Tuesday. They have been identified as Manoj Kumar Rout, a cook of Etang village under Tirtol police limits in Jagatsinghpur district and Upendra Mohanty (62) of Kanjiama vil...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Dumped labourer not OPGC staffer...

A labourer, Goutam Bhandari (44), native of West Bengal, who was dumped into Ib river by some workers of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC) plant suspecting him to be dead, is not an e...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Pradhan plea a ploy: BJD...

As Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan sought an appointment with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to discuss development of the State, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) alleged that the real motive of the Union Minister is not to discuss...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Centre's response prompts Odisha to launch own scheme...

Even as the BJP blamed the State Government for not implementing the Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme, the response from CEO of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission (PM-RSSM) seems to have prompted Odisha to roll out its own scheme for un...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Focus on energy solution...

Danfoss Industries Pvt Ltd, a global industry leader in energy efficient technologies has announced to increase its product and technology offerings in Odisha. President of Danfoss India Ravichandran...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

FIR on Srimandir fund misuse...

THE Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday filed an FIR at Directorate of Vigilance here over misutilisation of Srimandir Foundation Fund. Alleging gross misutilisation of Sri Mandir Foundation Fund in respect of saf...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Teacher booked for proposing to minor student...

Teacher of a government high school was booked after he allegedly proposed a Class X student....

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Money returned to 188 duped depositors...

The district administration, basing on the report of Chit Fund Commission, in the second phase on Tuesday refunded money to 188 small depositors who had lost their savings amounting to less than '10,000 in different ponzi schemes."The district Collect...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Special vaccination drive in 10 districts...

In a bid to ensure full immunisation coverage, the State Government on Tuesday decided to launch a three-phase special vaccination drive under Mission Indradhanush in 10 aspirational districts from July 16.The districts wh...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

CM issues alert order for natural calamity...

Agriculture department asked to observe the situation and activate the contingency plan, if necessary...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

School vacation extended...

With the weathermen issuing heatwave warning for next 48 hours, the State Government on Tuesday extended the summer holidays for schools till June 25....

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Curtains down on Sital Sasthi...

Around 9,000 artistes from across the country participate in the carnival...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Armed dacoits loot Rs 42 lakh from bank...

In a daring daylight bank heist, armed miscreants looted about '42 lakh from Rourkela branch of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) on Tuesday....

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Sangeet Natak Akademi for Sujata Mohapatra...

Odissi exponent Sujata Mohapatra has been selected for one of the country's most coveted national honours, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award 2017, for her outstanding contribution to Odissi. This was decided...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

2 students die in accident, mob sets vehicles on fire...

Padampur-Sohela Biju Expressway blocked for 4 hours at Petupali...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Land, air security for Rath Yatra reviewed...

Ahead of the annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and His siblings scheduled to be held on July 14, Odisha police on Tuesday held a preparatory meeting to review security measures....

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Speech therapy unit lying defunct...

THE newly constructed modern speech therapy unit set up on premises of Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research (SVNIRTAR) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empo...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Pradhan's plea to CM for a meeting on investment...

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday sought an appointment with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to discuss trade opportunities with member countries of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in food and marine products....

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Mock drill conducted to test disaster preparedness...

The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) on Tuesday conducted mock exercises on flood and cyclone management across the State to test the preparedness at different levels and strengthen...

 2018-06-20 00:22 

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[ Odisha ]

Rain relief for Capital...

Bringing much needed respite to the denizens, a short spell of rain lashed the Capital City on Tuesday afternoon even as the gusty wind wreaked havoc causing inconvenience for commuters....

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