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 2019-02-23 15:53 

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PM-KISAN scheme to be rolled out Sunday...

New Delhi, February 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will launch the Rs 75,000-crore Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, by transferring the first instalment of Rs 2,000 each to over one crore farmers,...

 2019-02-23 13:55 

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How a Captain 'raised false alarm' of kidnapping; booked...

Tribune News Service Ropar, February 23 A "false alarm" of his kidnapping by an Army Captain that kept the force, national intelligence agencies and district police on their toes on Friday turned out to be a "panic reaction" after a road a...

 2019-02-23 12:43 

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Kejriwal announces indefinite fast for full statehood to Delhi from March 1...

New Delhi, February 23 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that he will launch an indefinite hunger strike from March 1 to press the demand for full statehood to Delhi. Addressing the budget session of Delhi Assembly, Kejriwal stepped up ...

 2019-02-23 11:07 

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Air India receives hijack call; BCAS orders airlines, CISF to increase security measures...

New Delhi, February 23 Air India's Mumbai control centre on Saturday received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, following which Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ...

 2019-02-23 10:37 

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Our fight is not against Kashmiris but terrorism: PM...

Jaipur, February 23 Paying homage to CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday peace in the world is not possible if terrorism continues. Speaking at a rally in Rajasthan's Tonk district, he said...

 2019-02-23 10:37 

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Our fight is not against Kashmiris, but for Kashmir: PM Modi...

Yash Goyal Tonk (Rajasthan), February 23 Expressing his serious concern on a stray incidents targeting Kashmiri people recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday assured that India's fight was against terror, terrorismand enemies of humanity, ...

 2019-02-23 09:51 

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Apurvi Chandela breaks world record; claims gold in shooting World Cup...

New Delhi, February 23 India's Apurvi Chandela shattered the world record on her way to the gold medal in women's 10m air rifle event at the ISSF World Cup here on Saturday. The Indian shot an astonishing 252.9 to win the top prize on day one of t...

 2019-02-23 09:25 

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In a first, India invited as 'guest of honour' to OIC's Foreign Ministers' meet...

New Delhi, February 23 In a significant move, India has been invited to the inaugural plenary of the foreign ministers' conclave of the OIC, a powerful grouping of Muslim majority nations, and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend it in ...

 2019-02-23 08:08 

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100 cars gutted as fire breaks out at parking lot near Aero India venue...

Tribune News Service Bengaluru, February 23 Around 100 cars were gutted as a fire broke out at a parking lot near the venue of Aero India 2019 show here on Saturday. The morning flying had just ended when the fire was noticed. According to the fire depart...

 2019-02-23 08:08 

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300 cars gutted as fire breaks out at parking lot near Aero India venue...

Bengaluru, February 23 A major fire at the parking lot near the Yelahanka air base, where the Aero India show is under way, gutted about 300 cars on Saturday, the police said. No casualties were reported, they said. "The blaze is likely to have been c...

 2019-02-23 07:44 

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59 dead in Assam hooch tragedy, 200 taken ill...

Guwahati, February 22 At least 59 persons have died and over 200 others taken ill after consuming spurious liquor at a tea garden in Assam's Golaghat district. "The death toll has rises to 59 and over 200 have been taken ill," said Health Mini...

 2019-02-23 07:42 

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50 companies of Central forces being airlifted to Srinagar after JK govt request...

Majid Jehangir Srinagar, February 23 Hours after the Jammu and Kashmir government sought additional paramilitary forces for the valley, about 50 companies were being airlifted to Srinagar The state administration had late last night sought about 100 compa...

 2019-02-23 07:42 

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50 companies of Central forces being airlifted to Srinagar after J&K govt request...

Majid Jahangir Srinagar, February 23 Hours after the Jammu and Kashmir government sought additional paramilitary forces for the valley, about 50 companies were being airlifted to Srinagar The state administration had late last night sought about 100 compa...

 2019-02-23 07:42 

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50 companies of Central forces being airlifted to Srinagar...

Majid Jahangir Tribune News Service Srinagar, February 23 Hours after the Jammu and Kashmir government sought additional paramilitary forces for the valley, about 50 companies were being airlifted to Srinagar The state administration had late last night s...

 2019-02-23 07:25 

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We will respect govt decision: Kohli on Indo-Pak World Cup game...

Visakhapatnam, February 23 Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said that his team would "respect the decision of the government" with regard to playing Pakistan in the upcoming World Cup in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack where 40...

 2019-02-23 06:33 

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AIADMK MP S Rajendran killed in road accident in Tamil Nadu...

Villupuram, February 23 AIADMK Lok Sabha MP S Rajendran died on Saturday after a car in which he was travelling rammed into a road median at Tindivanam near here, police said. The 62-year old MP representing Villupuram suffered serious injuries and died o...

 2019-02-23 06:02 

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Surya Kiran's 'incomplete diamond' show to honour pilot killed in crash...

Tribune News Service Bengaluru, February 23 Four days after a crash killed Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, the Indian Air Force's aerobatic team of Surya Kiran took to the skies to honour him at the Aero India show here on Saturday. Wing Commander Gandhi...

 2019-02-23 06:02 

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PM sees India as USD 10-trillion economy with countless startups...

New Delhi, February 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid out his vision for making India a USD 10-trillion economy, and the third-largest in the world, saying he wanted the nation to have countless startups, and be a global leader in electric ...

 2019-02-23 06:02 

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'Competition for corruption under UPA replaced by highest growth rate'...

New Delhi, February 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong re-election pitch to corporate India as he drew contrasts between the governance styles of the Congress and his party, saying competition for corruption in the previous governme...

 2019-02-23 06:02 

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Competition for corruption under UPA replaced by highest growth rate: PM...

New Delhi, February 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong re-election pitch to corporate India as he drew contrasts between the governance styles of the Congress and his party, saying competition for corruption in the previous governme...

 2019-02-23 05:21 

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Crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami in Kashmir 'arbitrary': Mehbooba...

Srinagar, February 23 PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday questioned the legality of the crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir leaders, saying the "arbitrary" move would only "precipitate matters" in the state. The former Jam...

 2019-02-23 04:30 

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500 reserved posts of constables in Haryana to be filled up from gen category...

Saurabh Malik Tribune News Service Chandigarh, February 23 As many as 500 posts of constables in Haryana Police reserved for Special Backward Class (SBS) will be filled up from the general category. Disposing of a petition, the Punjab and Haryana High Cou...

 2019-02-23 04:07 

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US girls,14 and 15 years, charged with robbing bank...

Fall River, February 23 Police in Massachusetts have charged teenage girls ages 14 and 15 with robbing a bank. Fall River police say the 14-year-old girl walked into a BayCoast Bank branch in the city on Wednesday afternoon and told a teller she would ...

 2019-02-23 04:07 

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US teenage girls charged with robbing bank...

Fall River, February 23 Police in Massachusetts have charged teenage girls ages 14 and 15 with robbing a bank. Fall River police say the 14-year-old girl walked into a BayCoast Bank branch in the city on Wednesday afternoon and told a teller she would ...

 2019-02-23 03:59 

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India looking at something 'very strong' after Pulwama attack: Trump...

Washington, February 23 Asserting that there is a lot of problems between India and Pakistan, US President Donald Trump has said New Delhi is looking at something "very strong" in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. Forty CRPF personnel were ki...

 2019-02-23 03:59 

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India looking at something 'very strong' after Pulwama: Trump...

Washington, February 23 Asserting that there is a lot of problems between India and Pakistan, US President Donald Trump has said New Delhi is looking at something "very strong" in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. Forty CRPF personnel were ki...

 2019-02-23 03:17 

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Crackdown on Jamaat-e-Islami cadre in Kashmir, top leaders arrested...

Ishfaq Tantry Tribune News Service Srinagar, February 23 In a major crackdown against Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in the Kashmir valley, dozens of its leaders have been arrested in night long raids by the security forces. The crackdown comes even as authorities...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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40 CRPF men died, but you didn't stop photo-shoot: Cong to Modi...

New Delhi, February 22 The Congress today launched an all-out attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to disclose his schedule and whereabouts for February 14, the day of the Pulwama attack. While Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to t...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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Record defence budget, but India hunts for old fighter jets...

Ajay Banerjee Tribune News Service Bengaluru, February 22 A historic hike for defence in the Interim Budget notwithstanding, India has been looking at old friend Russia to bail it out of the impending fighter jet shortage faced by the Indian Air Force. Tw...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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Escapes FATF blacklisting...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, February 22 India has claimed a major diplomatic triumph even as China has sought to dissociate itself from a UNSC resolution that named JeM for the Pulwama terror attack. At another forum, the Financial Action Task Force (...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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AAP drags Punjab minister's name in Ludhiana CLU scam...

Rajmeet Singh & Harshraj Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh/ludhiana, Feb 22 A CLU (change of land use) scam to allegedly benefit a multi-crore luxury apartment project, Grand Manor Homes on Gill Road in Ludhiana, rocked the Punjab Vidhan Sabha today. ...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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Two 'JeM terrorists' arrested in Deoband...

Lucknow, February 22 The Uttar Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) today arrested two alleged Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists from Deoband in Saharanpur where they were said to be on a recruitment drive, posing as students. DGP OP Singh said both, betwee...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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SC to states: Prevent assault, boycott, threat to Kashmiris...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, February 22 Amid allegations of attacks on Kashmiri students in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror strike that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans, the Supreme Court today directed chief secretaries and DGPs of 11 states t...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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2 judo players held for Rohtak murder...

Rohtak, February 22 The CIA wing of Rohtak police today arrested two national-level judo players and a woman from Haridwar for allegedly murdering a local trader. SP Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said Ramesh Puniyani went missing on February 17 and his body w...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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Twitter CEO won't appear before panel...

New Delhi, February 22 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will not appear before the parliamentary panel on information technology on February 25 and instead the company is sending its head of public policy Colin Crowell. The parliamentary panel had summoned Dorsey ...

 2019-02-23 01:21 

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[ India ]

Pakistan escapes FATF blacklisting...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, February 22 India has claimed a major diplomatic triumph even as China has sought to dissociate itself from a UNSC resolution that named JeM for the Pulwama terror attack. At another forum, the Financial Action Task Force (...

 2019-02-23 01:19 

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Pakistan govt takes control of JeM HQ in Bahawalpur...

Lahore, February 22 Succumbing to intense international pressure to rein in militant groups operating from its soil, the Pakistan government on Friday took over the administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), the terror outfit wh...

 2019-02-22 16:02 

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Like airlines, Railways to issue linked PNRs for connecting trains...

New Delhi, February 22 Just like airlines, the Railways will now issue linked PNRs (passenger name record) for connecting journeys allowing passengers to cancel their onward journey without any cancellation fee, if it is due to delay in their first leg, s...

 2019-02-22 16:00 

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SC to hear pleas seeking review of Rafale verdict on Feb 26...

New Delhi, February 22 The Supreme Court will hear on February 26 the two petitions seeking review of its December 14 verdict that had dismissed pleas challenging the deal between India and France for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets. The review peti...

 2019-02-22 15:35 

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Pakistan govt takes control of Jaish-e-Muhammad HQ in Bahawalpur...

Lahore, February 22 Succumbing to intense international pressure to rein in militant groups operating from its soil, the Pakistan government on Friday took over the administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), the terror outfit wh...

 2019-02-22 15:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Pakistan govt takes control of Jaish-e-Mohammad HQ in Bahawalpur...

Lahore, February 22 Succumbing to intense international pressure to rein in militant groups operating from its soil, the Pakistan government on Friday took over the administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), the terror outfit wh...

 2019-02-22 15:30 

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Two undertrials escape from police van; seven cops suspended...

Ravinder Saini Tribune News Service Jhajjar, February 22 Two undertrial prisoners escaped police custody while they were being taken in a police van in the district on Friday—an incident that led to the suspension of seven policemen. Police said fou...

 2019-02-22 13:22 

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[ India ]

Mention of JeM in UNSC statement only in general terms, not a judgment: China...

Beijing, February 22 China, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, on Friday sought to downplay the scathing statement issued by the powerful organ of the world body naming Jaish-e-Mohammad in the Pulwama terror attack, saying the mention of the P...

 2019-02-22 11:28 

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FATF condemns Pulwama attack; to keep working with Pak to curb terrorism financing...

Paris, February 22 The global watchdog Financial Action Task Force on Friday condemned the violent terrorist attack last week that killed at least 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama. Pakistan has made only "limited progress" on c...

 2019-02-22 11:28 

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FATF condemns Pulwama terror attack, says Pak fails to curb terror funding...

New Delhi, February 22 Expressing grave concern, international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday condemned the Pulwama terror attack and said Pakistan has failed to demonstrate a proper understanding on funding of terr...

 2019-02-22 11:28 

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[ India ]

FATF condemns Pulwama attack, keeps Pakistan on 'grey' list...

New Delhi, February 22 The international terror financing watchdog FATF on Friday condemned the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF jawans and decided to continue the 'grey' listing of Pakistan for its failure to stop funding of terrorist gr...

 2019-02-22 11:26 

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How China, Pakistan opposed UNSC statement on Pulwama...

New Delhi, February 22 China's lone opposition in the 15-member UN Security Council to any mention of terrorism resulted in a delay of nearly one week in issuance of a statement by the powerful body on the dastardly Pulwama terror attack, which left 4...

 2019-02-22 09:30 

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ED files supplementary chargesheet against Virbhadra in DA case...

New Delhi, February 22 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet against former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh in a money laundering case. Special judge Arun Bhardwaj said he would hear the matter on Mar...

 2019-02-22 09:30 

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Trial against Virbhadra Singh in DA case to start from April 3 in Delhi court...

New Delhi, February 22 The much-awaited trial against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will commence on April 3 as the veteran Congress leader on Friday claimed innocence before a Delhi court and decided to contest the disproportiona...

 2019-02-22 08:42 

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12 dead in Assam hooch tragedy, many taken ill...

Guwahati, February 22 At least 12 persons have died and over 30 others were taken ill after consuming spurious liquor at a tea garden in Assam's Golaghat district, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday night at Salmira tea estate ...

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