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 2020-01-26 15:27 

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Real Kashmir beat Indian Arrows 2-0...

Margao, Jan 26 (PTI) A goal on either side of the break powered Real Kashmir to a 2-0 win over Indian Arrows in the I-League here on Sunday. Man of the Match Mason Robertson (18th minute) and Gnohere Krizo (57th) scored the goals for the winning team. It ...

 2020-01-26 15:24 

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Maha launches Rs 10 lunch plate scheme on pilot basis...

Mumbai, Jan 26 (PTI) The Shiv Sena-led Maharashtragovernment on Sunday launched its much-awaited 'Shiv Bhojan'scheme, which is aimed at providing a meal to the poor forjust Rs 10, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day.Under the scheme, which wa...

 2020-01-26 15:16 

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Bengaluru Raptors looking to bounce back against Pune...

Lucknow, Jan 26 (PTI) After a fabulous start to their campaign at the fifth Premier Badminton League, Pune 7 Aces will look to continue their sterling form when they clash with Bengaluru Raptors here on Monday. Chirag Shetty-Hendra Setiawan, Rituparna Das...

 2020-01-26 15:14 

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Governor outlines achievements of Bihar government...

Patna, Jan 26 (PTI) Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan onSunday highlighted the steps being taken by the government toensure welfare of the weaker sections of the society,including Dalits and minorities, besides effective managementof natural disasters which the...

 2020-01-26 14:53 

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'Helmet' team wraps shooting...

Mumbai, Jan 26 (PTI) It's a wrap for Aparshakti Khurana and Pranutan Bahl-starrer "Helmet", the makers announced on Sunday. Produced by Sony Pictures Network Productions and model-actor Dino Morea's DM Movies, the film directed by Satram R...

 2020-01-26 14:50 

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Tiger mauls to death man, cow in MP's Umaria...

Umaria (MP), Jan 26 (PTI) A tiger mauled to death aman and his cow in Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh onSunday, a forest department official said.The incident happened in Akamaniha village, some 40kilometres from the district headquarters, close to theB...

 2020-01-26 14:43 

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Web not replacement of television: Nakuul Mehta...

Mumbai, Jan 26 (PTI) Actor Nakuul Mehta believes the boom in digital space is not a threat to television but an opportunity for the artistes to explore different stories. The actor is best known for his TV shows "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyaara...

 2020-01-26 14:40 

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R-Day: Uttarakhand governor calls for safety of women...

(Eds: Adding details, quotes ) Dehradun, Jan 26 (PTI) Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya in a Republic Day message on Sunday termed female foeticide the worst sin, saying the safety of daughters right from the womb of their mothers is our collective re...

 2020-01-26 14:33 

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When Padma Shri Bembem Devi called herself Bobo, Amko...

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) Exploits in football earned her the Padma Shri, but to become India's most well-known woman footballer, Oinam Bembem Devi played with the boys, called herself Bobo one day, Amko the other. The first woman footballer to have bee...

 2020-01-26 13:56 

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Punjab CM invokes Guru Nanak's message of secularism...

Mohali, Jan 26 (PTI) Invoking Sikhism founder Guru Nanak's Dev message of "na koi Hindu, na koi Musalman", Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Sunday vowed to protect the country's secular fabric. Addressing a function to mark th...

 2020-01-26 13:52 

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This cannot stop our work: Brinda Karat on threat letter...

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat, who has been named in an unsigned letter sent to noted actor Prakash Raj and 13 others threatening to "eliminate" them, called the group which had sent it "cowards" and said this will not...

 2020-01-26 13:26 

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Odisha Guv, CM greet people during R-Day celebrations...

Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (PTI) The 71st Republic Day wascelebrated with fervour in Odisha on Sunday, with GovernorGaneshi Lal hoisting the national flag at Mahatma Gandhi Marghere and taking salute during the ceremonial parade by armedforces and police personn...

 2020-01-26 13:02 

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Researchers mistaken for NRC surveyors in Bihar village,...

handed over to policeDarbhanga (Bihar), Jan 26 (PTI) A team of researchersfrom Lucknow mistaken as surveyors for NRC was caught byresidents of a village here and handed over to the police, asenior official said on Sunday.Superintendent of Police, Darbhang...

 2020-01-26 12:40 

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Republic Day: L K Advani hoists flag at residence...

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) Senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday unfurled the tricolour at his Prithviraj Road residence here and extended good wishes to the people on the occasion of Republic Day. The nation celebrated the 71st Republic Day with a ...

 2020-01-26 12:24 

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India celebrates 71st Republic Day in presence of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro...

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) The nation celebrated the 71st Republic Day on Sunday with a grand military parade and exhibition of its history, cultural diversity and strategic weaponry at the Rajpath Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro was the chief gue...

 2020-01-26 12:00 

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Making poetry accessible, one whisper at a time...

By Manish Sain Jaipur, Jan 25 (PTI) A bustling 'Press Terrace' at the Jaipur Literature Festival fell into a quiet calm as a group of nine men and women in all black three-piece suits swept the floor with gentle steps, almost as if not wanting to ...

 2020-01-26 11:56 

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Governor Purohit leads Republic Day celebrations in TN...

(Eds: Adds details) Chennai, Jan 26 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Governor BanwarilalPurohit led the 71st Republic Day celebrations in the state,unfurling the national flag at the Marina here on Sunday. At the celebrations at Marina, a firefighter and fivecivilians (o...

 2020-01-26 11:42 

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Rani Rampal says she is humbled to receive Padma Shri...

(Eds: Adding Hockey India reactions, additional inputs) New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal on Sunday said she was humbled and honoured to be named for the prestigious Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian...

 2020-01-26 11:36 

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Connecting people's hearts culture of India & Cong: Nath...

Indore, Jan 26 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief MinisterKamal Nath on Sunday said that connecting people's hearts isthe culture of India as well as Congress, and those trying togo against it and the Constitution will be dealt with firmly.His statement comes...

 2020-01-26 11:14 

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Karnataka celebrates Republic Day with fanfare...

Bengaluru, Jan 26 (PTI) The 71st Republic Day wascelebrated with fanfare in Karnataka on Sunday with an eye-catching march past, cultural events and breathtaking stuntsby the defence personnel marking the state-level event at theField Marshal Manekshaw Pa...

 2020-01-26 11:10 

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Guv Baby Rani Maurya unfurls tricolour in U'khand...

Dehradun, Jan 26 (PTI) Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya on Sunday unfurled the tricolour at the parade ground here to mark the 71st Republic Day. Maurya also watched a ceremonial joint parade by the security forces including police, the ITBP and the ...

 2020-01-26 11:00 

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TN CM greets Padma awardees from state...

Chennai, Jan 26 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister KPalaniswami on Sunday greeted the Padma awardees from TamilNadu and wished they bring more laurels to the state. Industrialist and TVS Motors Chairman Venu Srinivasan andsocial worker Krishnammal Jagannatha...

 2020-01-26 10:54 

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Guv Droupadi Murmu leads R-day celebrations in Jharkhand...

Ranchi/Dumka, Jan 26 (PTI) Jharkhand Governor DroupadiMurmu on Sunday said all the people will be taken along in thestates development endeavour.Unfurling the national flag at the Mohrabadi groundhere to celebrate the 71st Republic Day, Murmu said it woul...

 2020-01-26 10:42 

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Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar leads R-Day celebrations in Bengal...

Kolkata, Jan 26 (PTI) The 71st Republic Day wascelebrated with enthusiasm and fervour in West Bengal onSunday, with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar unfurling the Tricolourand presiding over a ceremonial march past by armed forces atRed Road in the state capital...

 2020-01-26 10:18 

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Govt trying to develop connectivity: Tripura Governor...

Agartala, Jan 26 (PTI) The 71st Republic Day wascelebrated in Tripura with Governor Ramesh Bais unfurling thenational flag at the Assam Rifles ground here on Sunday.In his speech, the governor said bilateral relationwith neighbouring Bangladesh is cordial...

 2020-01-26 10:05 

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Harassed by in-laws, woman commits suicide in UP...

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 26 (PTI) A woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her home over alleged harassment by in-laws here, police said on Sunday. Priti, 27, was found hanging from the ceiling of her room in Jagadhri village located under the Titawi pol...

 2020-01-26 09:55 

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Punjab, Haryana, UT of Chandigarh celebrate Republic Day...

Chandigarh, Jan 26 (PTI) Punjab, Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh on Sunday joined the nation in celebrating the 71st Republic Day. Republic Day celebrations at most places in the two states were held under tight security arrangements. Police...

 2020-01-26 09:34 

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Mamata urges people to uphold principles of Constitution...

Kolkata, Jan 26 (PTI) West Bengal Chief MinisterMamata Banerjee on Sunday urged people to take a pledge toprotect the Constitution of the country and uphold itsprinciples.Taking to Twitter, she said, "On #RepublicDay, let uspledge to protect our #Cons...

 2020-01-26 09:30 

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'Deeply honoured': Venu Srinivasan on Padma Bhushan...

Chennai, Jan 26 (PTI) TVS Motor Company Chairman VenuSrinivasan has said he was deeply honoured on being chosen forthe Padma Bhushan award. 'I am deeply honoured. With all humility, I receive thison behalf of the thousands of people whom I have had th...

 2020-01-26 09:27 

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Nigerian held, cocaine worth over Rs 3 lakh recovered...

Thane, Jan 26 (PTI) Police have arrested a 22-year-oldNigerian man from Koparkhairane in Navi Mumbai and seizedcocaine worth over Rs three lakh from him, an official said onSunday.The arrest was made on Friday evening, he said."Based on a tip-off, Nav...

 2020-01-26 09:24 

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Four explosions rock Assam, no casualty reported...

Guwahati/Dibrugarh/Charaideo, Jan 26 (PTI) Fourpowerful explosions - three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideodistricts - rocked Upper Assam on Sunday morning, as thecountry celebrated its 71st Republic Day.All four blasts occured in a span of 10 minutes -b...

 2020-01-26 08:40 

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Curfew relaxed for 2-hours in 5 police station areas of...

Lohardaga districtLohardaga (Jharkhand), Jan 26 (PTI) Curfew was relaxedfor two hours in five police station areas of Lohardagadistrict on Sunday to enable people to purchase essentialcommodities, an official said.The curfew was imposed on Thursday after ...

 2020-01-26 08:28 

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Dhanush gun system on Republic Day Parade for first time...

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) The 'Dhanush' gun system, commanded by Capt. Mrigank Bharadwaj, was part of the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath for the first time on Sunday. The 155mm/45 Caliber Dhanush gun system is a towed Howitzer designed indigen...

 2020-01-26 08:22 

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Jharkhand Health dept issues 'advisory' for coronavirus...

Ranchi, Jan 26 (PTI) The Jharkhand Health Departmenthas issued an advisory to all districts and healthinstitutions in the state to stay alert and report anysuspected case of Coronavirus.The department has sent 'reporting formats' issued bythe Inte...

 2020-01-26 08:15 

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Cold weather conditions persist in Punjab, Haryana...

Chandigarh, Jan 26 (PTI) Cold weather conditions persisted in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Sunday. Adampur in Punjab was the coldest place in both states as it registered its low at 2.3 degrees Celsius, an official of the Meteorological Department ...

 2020-01-26 08:11 

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R Day celebrations underway in Delhi...

New Delhi, Jan 26 (PTI) Celebrations for the 71st Republic Day began on Sunday in the national capital with Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro in attendance as the chief guest. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to martyrs by laying a ...

 2020-01-26 07:48 

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Governor Purohit leads Republic Day celebrations in TN...

(Eds: Adds day in intro) Chennai, Jan 26 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Governor BanwarilalPurohit led the 71st Republic Day celebrations in the state,unfurling the national flag at the Marina here on Sunday. An impressive march past by the members of the ArmedForces, ...

 2020-01-26 06:59 

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Coronavirus: Goa govt to form special task force...

Panaji, Jan 27 (PTI) The Goa government has decided toform a special task force to monitor cases, if any, ofcoronavirus in the tourist state.Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Sunday said thatpeople arriving in Goa from the virus-affected regions outsideIn...

 2020-01-26 06:16 

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Jinnah's idea winning in India: Shashi Tharoor on CAA...

By Meraj Bhat Jaipur, Jan 27 (PTI) Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has said if the CAA leads to the implementation of the NPR and the NRC, it would be a complete victory for Pakistan's founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah.He said Jinnah's ide...

 2020-01-25 22:13 

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Suspected case of coronavirus reported in Rajasthan...

Jaipur, Jan 26 (PTI) A suspected case of coronavirus has been reported in Rajasthan, following which the patient has been kept in isolation, state Health Minister Raghu Sharma said on Sunday. He said a doctor, who returned to India after completing the MB...

 2020-01-25 21:47 

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Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut get Padma Shri...

(Eds: Updating with Ekta Kapoor's reax) New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Filmmakers Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut are among the six cinema personalities to be awarded the Padma Shri, officials said on Saturday. Singers Suresh Wadkar and Adn...

 2020-01-25 21:37 

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JK drops 'Sher-e-Kashmir' from name of police medals...

Jammu, Jan 25 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday announced a change in nomenclature of police medal for gallantry and police medal for meritorious service, removing the word 'Sher-e-Kashmir', a reference to former chief ministe...

 2020-01-25 21:32 

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'Tiranga March' taken out at IIT Bombay...

Mumbai, Jan 25 (PTI) Students, professors and otherstaff members of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombayorganised a 'Tiranga March' on the insitute's campus on theeve of Republic Day.The theme of the march was 'IIT Bombay fornation-bu...

 2020-01-25 21:20 

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India honours 2 Brazilian women with Padma Shri...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) On the eve of the Republic Day which will have Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as chief guest, India on Saturday honoured two inspirational Brazilian women Lia Diskin and Gloria Areria with Padma Shri. While Areria was awarded f...

 2020-01-25 21:17 

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Goa CM hails Padma Bhushan for Parrikar...

(Eds: Adds more reactions) Panaji, Jan 25 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawanton Saturday said that the Padma Bhushan award for late ManoharParrikar was "a tribute to the great visionary leader ofmasses". "Delighted that Late Shri Manohar Bh...

 2020-01-25 21:14 

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TRS scores an emphatic win in T'gana municipal polls...

(Eds: adding details) Hyderabad, Jan 25 (PTI) The ruling TRS in Telangana onSaturday continued its dominance in state politics, achievingan emphatic victory in the Urban Local Body polls held threedays ago. In the 120 municipalities and nine municipal cor...

 2020-01-25 21:05 

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Murder convict stabbed to death in Nagpur...

Nagpur, Jan 25 (PTI) A murder convict was killed byunidentified people on Saturday in Kachipura area of Nagpur,police said.Harish Raghunath Patel (35) was found dead withmultiple stab wounds near his house under Bajaj Nagar policestation limits in the ear...

 2020-01-25 20:59 

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Shinde orders review of two Metro routes in Thane...

Thane, Jan 25 (PTI) Maharashtra Urban DevelopmentMinister Eknath Shinde has ordered a review of two Metroroutes in Thane city, a statement from his office said.At a meeting held in Mumbai on Friday, Shinde, who isguardian minister of Thane district, direc...

 2020-01-25 20:45 

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Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut get Padma Shri...

(Eds: Updating with details) New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Filmmakers Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor and actor Kangana Ranaut are among the six cinema personalities to be awarded the Padma Shri, officials said on Saturday. Singers Suresh Wadkar and Adnan Sami as well...

 2020-01-25 20:27 

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Won't be cowed down by threats, says Kumaraswamy...

Bengaluru, Jan 25 (PTI) Former Karnataka ChiefMinister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday alleged right wingorganisations were behind an unsigned threat letter naming himamong others and said he can't be cowed down by such threats."I will not stay quiet ...

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