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 2020-01-23 16:47 

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New president to TN BJP unit soon...

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP is likely to have a new president soon, four months after Tamilisai Soundararajan was appointed governor of Telangana, the party sources said here on Thursday The BJP's TN unit, with a strength of...

 2020-01-23 16:46 

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Two siblings die in fire at home...

Guwahati, Jan 23 (PTI) Two children of a family diedon Thursday when a fire, caused possibly by a short circuit,engulfed their house at Beltola area in the city, police said.The fire caused an LPG cylinder to explode andengulfed the first floor of the hou...

 2020-01-23 16:45 

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BJP claims police denied permission for its events, but...

allowed AIMIM, others Hyderabad, Jan 23 (PTI) The BJP on Thursday alleged thatpolice denied permission for events proposed to be organisedhere by it, while allowing the programmes of AIMIM and Muslimorganisations. A BJP delegation led by Telangana unit ch...

 2020-01-23 16:45 

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After Savarkar, Bal Thackeray espoused Hindutva: Raut...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Rautclaimed on Thursday that after Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, BalThackeray was the one who championed Hindutva in Indianpolitics, and now some people were trying to follow the suit.January 23 is the birth annive...

 2020-01-23 16:30 

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Mumbai City FC eye return to top-four in Hyderabad...

Hyderabad, Jan 23 (PTI) Mumbai City FC would look to return to the top-four of the Indian Super League standings when they face Hyderabad FC in a crucial clash here on Friday. Mumbai, under Jorge Costa, are fifth on the table with 19 points from 13 matche...

 2020-01-23 16:29 

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Over Rs 4 cr worth red sanders seized in TN, one held...

Coimbatore, Jan 23 (PTI) More than 9 tonnes of redsanders valued at over Rs four crore was seized from acontainer lorry here and man arrested in this connection,police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, officials of Directorate of RevenueIntelligence ...

 2020-01-23 15:49 

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World Archery lifts suspension on India with conditions...

(Eds: Updating by incorporating World Archery letter to AAI president ) Kolkata, Jan 23 (PTI) In a big boost to Indian archers' preparations for the Tokyo Olympics, the world body on Thursday conditionally lifted the suspension on India, less than a w...

 2020-01-23 15:48 

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Netaji Jayanti celebrated in Jharkhand...

Ranchi, Jan 23 (PTI) Paying glowing tributes to NetajiSubhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary, JharkhandMinister Rameshwar Oraon on Thursday said that there had beendifferences of opinions during Netajis time but there hadnever been "differences ...

 2020-01-23 15:25 

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Have taken steps to ban outfits involved in anti-social...

activities: Karna govt Bengaluru, Jan 23 (PTI) The Karnataka government onThursday said it has taken necessary steps to banorganizations involved in anti-social activities and has sentthe required information to the Centre in this regard. Deputy Chief Min...

 2020-01-23 15:06 

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Judge in Nirbhaya case transferred to SC registry...

(Eds: Adding details from letter) New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) The sessions judge who recently issued death warrants against the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case has been transferred.Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar ...

 2020-01-23 14:57 

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Oppn slams UP CM for warning to anti-CAA protesters...

Lucknow, Jan 23 (PTI) The opposition parties on Thursday slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for warning anti-CAA protesters that "azadi" slogans raised by them will treated as sedition. While the Samajwadi Party drew an analogy w...

 2020-01-23 14:56 

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MP: Vyapam accused held in cheque bounce case...

Indore, Jan 23 (PTI) A key accused in the infamousVyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh was arrested in a cheque bouncecase here on Thursday.A local court had issued arrest warrant againstJagdish Sagar, the accused, as he did not appear before thecourt during the...

 2020-01-23 14:51 

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Modi to interact with award-winning children on Friday...

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the winners of the 'Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar' on Friday, an official statement said. Modi will also interact with over 1,730 tribal artistes, NCC cadets, NSS (Nat...

 2020-01-23 14:48 

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Mumbai: Two runaway teenaged girls reunited with parents...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Two minor girls, both neighbourswho left their homes in suburban Wadala after being scolded bytheir parents for chatting too much on phone, have been tracedand reunited with their families, police said on Thursday.The girls, aged 14 t...

 2020-01-23 14:37 

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World Archery lifts suspension on India with conditions...

(Eds: Updating with full World Archery statement and background) Kolkata, Jan 23 (PTI) In a big boost to Indian archers' preparations for the Tokyo Olympics, the world body on Thursday conditionally lifted the suspension on India, less than a week aft...

 2020-01-23 14:35 

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Maha: Man kills friend after dispute over Rs 200...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) A 23-year-old labourer has beenarrested in the western suburb of Bandra for allegedly killinghis friend, who failed to return Rs 200 that his brother hadborrowed, police said on Thursday.Maruti Shetty killed Ramesh Shetty (25) by push...

 2020-01-23 14:04 

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Sunny but cold morning in Kashmir...

Srinagar, Jan 23 (PTI) Kashmir witnessed a sunny but cold morning as the minimum temperature at most places in the valley dropped on Thursday, even as Gulmarg and few other areas in the higher reaches experienced fresh light snowfall overnight, weather of...

 2020-01-23 14:02 

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Raj govt to introduce resolution against CAA: Pilot...

Jaipur, Jan 23 (PTI) The Rajasthan government will introduce a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the assembly session beginning Friday, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said. He said the Centre should listen to people protesting agai...

 2020-01-23 13:56 

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BJP activists arrested for inflammatory posters against...

Kanhaiya KumarKolkata, Jan 23 (PTI) Several BJP activists werearrested by the police from Titagarh area of North 24 Parganasdistrict on Thursday for putting up inflammatory postersagainst CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar, who is scheduled to addressrally there.T...

 2020-01-23 13:51 

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Sensex rises 271 pts on value buying, L&T up 3 pc...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Market benchmark Sensex rose by 271 points on Thursday on the back of gains in index heavyweights Infosys, L&T, ICICI Bank and SBI, despite massive a selloff in global equities. After gyrating over 300 points in a volatile session, th...

 2020-01-23 13:50 

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One more doctor at hospital for gas leak survivors quits...

Bhopal, Jan 23 (PTI) One more doctor at the BhopalMemorial Hospital and Research Centre (BMHRC), set up forsurvivors of the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy, quit on Thursday, aday after 13 doctors at the facility resigned, a source said.They are upset over lack o...

 2020-01-23 13:39 

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Gold rises Rs 63 on weak rupee, global cues...

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) Gold prices rose Rs 63 to Rs 40,723 per 10 gram in the national capital on Thursday supported by a weaker rupee and higher global demand, according to HDFC Securities. The yellow metal had closed at Rs 40,660 per 10 gram on Wednesd...

 2020-01-23 12:50 

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More Shaheen Baghs coming up across country: Nandita Das...

Jaipur, Jan 23 (PTI) Lauding the efforts of students and common people who have been protesting against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), actor Nandita Das said on Thursday that more places like Shaheen Bagh are coming up across the country...

 2020-01-23 12:46 

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Eminent journalist honoured by Kerala Media Academy...

Kochi, Jan 23 (PTI) Eminent journalist and chairman ofThe Hindu Group of Publications N Ram has been selected forthe Kerala Media Academy's national media award for hisoutstanding contribution to journalism. The award carries a purse of Rs 1 lakh, a c...

 2020-01-23 12:35 

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Gun used to kill TN police officer recovered from drain...

Kochi, Jan 23 (PTI): A gun allegedly used to kill a TamilNadu police officer early this month was recovered from adrainage near the KSRTC bus stand here by the 'Q' branch teamprobing the case, police said here on Thursday. The gun, reportedly made...

 2020-01-23 12:24 

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Maha: Police wards to get on-job training in Aurangabad...

Aurangabad, Jan 23 (PTI) Marathwada Accelerator forGrowth and Incubation Council will now provide on-job trainingto wards of police personnel who have dropped out afterclasses 10 and 12, an official here said on Thursday.The initiative has been taken in c...

 2020-01-23 12:20 

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Sessions Judge hearing Nirbhaya case transferred...

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) The sessions judge who recently issued death warrants against the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case has been transferred. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora has been transferred to the ...

 2020-01-23 11:35 

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Bhumi Pednekar starts shooting for 'Durgavati'...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Actor Bhumi Pednekar on Thursday began filming her next, horror film "Durgavati". The actor, who is headlining the film, took to Twitter to share the news."Durgavati" is directed Ashok, and presented by Bollywood star ...

 2020-01-23 11:25 

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Kejriwal holds roadshow in northwest Delhi's Matiala...

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) Surrounded by scores of supporters, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took out a roadshow in northwest Delhi's Matiala Assembly constituency on Thursday. Kejriwal, atop an open yellow coloured jeep, waved to the public and s...

 2020-01-23 10:31 

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Woman, two children found murdered in Chandigarh...

Chandigarh, Jan 23 (PTI) A 45-year-old woman, her daughter and son were found murdered with their throats slit at their home in Chandigarh's Manimajra town, police said on Thursday. Bodies of Sarita, her daughter Sanchi (21) and son Arjun (16) were fo...

 2020-01-23 09:30 

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Maha: Two held for extorting money from builder...

Thane, Jan 23 (PTI) Two persons have been arrestedfor allegedly extorting Rs 30,000 from a builder in Ulhasnagartown of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Thursday.One of the accused, Sheru Gangwani (40), posed as anRTI activist last year an...

 2020-01-23 09:02 

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Jackie Shroff to team up with son Tiger in 'Baaghi 3'...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Actor Tiger Shroff is set to share the screen with his father and veteran actor Jackie Shroff for the first time in "Baaghi 3", the makers announced on Thursday. In the third installment of action-drama, directed by Ahmed Khan...

 2020-01-23 08:55 

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PhonePe Partners With GiveIndia to Launch Donations...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) - PhonePe's 175+ million registered users can now contribute to causes close to their heartBANGALORE...

 2020-01-23 08:53 

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HashedIn Technologies Receives ISO Certification...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) BANGALORE, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HashedIn Technologies Pvt. Ltd is proud to announce that it is ...

 2020-01-23 08:49 

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SheTalksTech Initiative at Xebia for Inclusive Growth...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) GURUGRAM, India, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Xebia, a Netherlands-based global IT services company, is...

 2020-01-23 08:21 

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KelpHR PoSH Awards Ceremony Held in Mumbai...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) - The Ceremony was a Grand Celebration of Excellence and CommitmentMUMBAI, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --...

 2020-01-23 07:58 

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Primary schools in Bengal to focus more on handwriting...

Kolkata, Jan 23 (PTI) Students of state-run primaryschools in West Bengal will soon get special sessions devotedto improvement in handwriting.Teachers of the primary schools will be speciallytrained before the next academic session for the purpose,syllabu...

 2020-01-23 07:45 

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Sensex rises over 250 pts; L&T, Axis Bank rally 3 pc...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Market benchmark Sensex rose over 250 points on Thursday tracking gains in L&T, Axis Bank and Infosys, despite massive selloff in global equities. The 30-share BSE index was trading 233.92 points or 0.57 per cent higher at 41,349.30. ...

 2020-01-23 07:43 

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Rupee slips 3 paise against US dollar in early trade...

Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) The rupee depreciated by 3 paise to 71.22 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday amid rising demand for the greenback vis-a-vis other currencies overseas, even as crude oil prices eased. Besides, foreign fund outflows also w...

 2020-01-22 21:49 

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Congress leaders speak language of Pakistan PM: Maurya...

Raipur, Jan 22 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Deputy ChiefMinister Keshav Parsad Maurya on Wednesday accused theCongress of engaging in politics of "Muslim appeasement" byspreading lies on the CAA and said their leaders "speak thelanguage" of Pakista...

 2020-01-22 21:42 

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Girl gangraped, her friend beaten up; three arrested...

Nagpur, Jan 22 (PTI) Three persons including a boywere arrested at Kamptee town in the district on Wednesday forallegedly raping a teenage girl and beating up her malefriend, the police said.The incident had taken place on Monday night.The accused were id...

 2020-01-22 21:26 

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67-year-old arrested for 'killing' daughter's stalker...

Thane, Jan 22 (PTI) A senior citizen was arrested atBadlapur in the district on Wednesday for allegedly killing a26-year-old man who used to stalk his widowed daughter, thepolice said.The deceased was identified as Sachin Shinde, residentof Surwal Chowk a...

 2020-01-22 21:09 

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Bengaluru MLA injured in explosion at b'day celebration...

Bengaluru, Jan 22 (PTI) Shantinagar Congress MLA N A Harris was injured along with three others in a suspected explosion at Vivek Nagar in the city on Wednesday night. According to Harris' son Nalapad, the incident occurred at about 9.30 pm whenthe ML...

 2020-01-22 21:04 

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Candidates from AAP among richest in fray...

New Delhi, Jan 22 (PTI) Candidates from the Aam Aadmi Party figure in the list of some of the richest in the fray for the Delhi Assembly polls, with its Mundka nominee Dharampal Lakra declaring assets of over Rs 292 crore, according to the affidavits file...

 2020-01-22 21:03 

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Woman found dead in flat, suicide attempt suspected...

Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) A 36-year-old woman was founddead in her flat in suburban Kurla on Wednesday evening withthe police suspecting that she might have attempted suicide.Ameena Saeed Azmi, the deceased, lived in Alta VistaSRA Society in Kurla.The death ca...

 2020-01-22 21:01 

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Sonia Gandhi in Raebareli on two-day visit...

(Eds: Incorporating additional details) Raebareli (UP), Jan 22 (PTI) Congress President Sonia Gandhi arrived here on Wednesday on a two-day visit to take part in the ongoing training camp of party workers.The Congress president, accompanied by the party&#...

 2020-01-22 21:00 

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Priest held for duping people on pretext of 'gold puja'...

Mumbai, Jan 22 (PTI) A 35-year-old priest has beenarrested in Navi Mumbai for duping people on the pretext ofperforming puja of their gold jewellery to ward off evilspirits, police said on Wednesday.The accused, Ajay Jangam, was arrested last week bythe N...

 2020-01-22 20:23 

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Three men with alleged IS links arrested in TN...

Ramanathapuram (TN), Jan 22 (PTI): Three men withsuspected links to the ISIS and connected to cases beingprobed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) werearrested here on Wednesday, police said. The trio -- B Mohammed Ali, Pura Gani and Amir -- washe...

 2020-01-22 20:21 

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CM Khattar by best friend: Vij...

Chandigarh, Jan 22 (PTI) After the tug-of war with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for days over the control of the CID in Haryana, Home Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said there were no differences between them and the CM was his "best friend"...

 2020-01-22 20:18 

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Kolkata couple killed as vehicle hits their bike...

Kolkata, Jan 22 (PTI) A couple was killed when theirbike was hit by a vehicle on Bascule Bridge in the city's Portarea, police said on Wednesday.Imran Kamal (37) and his wife Sabina Alam (31),residents of Ahiripukur, were returning home after attendin...

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