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 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 ...

 2020-01-25 20:08 

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Odisha govt issues advisory for coronavirus...

Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (PTI) The Odisha government onSaturday issued an advisory to different authorities includinghospitals, airports, ports and railway divisions to put inplace necessary arrangements to tackle any situation in viewof the outbreak of novel ...

 2020-01-25 20:03 

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Govt warns public against fraudulent recruitment ads...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) The Ayush Ministry warned people on Saturday about fraudulent advertisements on TV channels and internet portals seeking money to registering themselves for government jobs. "Such fraudulent/suspicious notices are issued typica...

 2020-01-25 20:02 

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PDP leader Baig honoured with Padma Bhushan...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan, officials said on Saturday. Baig, 73, is a former deputy chief minister and finance minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.A founder leader of...

 2020-01-25 20:01 

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Selja asks Haryana govt to move SC for SYL Canal water...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Haryana Congress chief Kumari Selja on Saturday asked the state government to immediately move the Supreme Court and help bring SYL water to the state and demanded that the central government explain its position on the matter. Her...

 2020-01-25 19:54 

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Naukri.com founder gets Padma Shri...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Sanjeev Bikhchandani, founder and vice-chairman of Naukri.com, India's leading job site, was on Saturday conferred with Padma Shri, one of the highest civilian awards. According to a home ministry statement, Bikhchandani has be...

 2020-01-25 19:38 

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Human chain in Kerala on Sunday against CAA...

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (PTI) While the country willcelebrate its 71st Republic Day on Sunday, Kerala will witnessa massive protest led by the CPI(M) led Left Democratic Frontin the form of a state-wide human chain, demanding withdrawalof the controver...

 2020-01-25 19:36 

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Telangana Assembly may pass resolution against CAA: CM...

(Eds: Repeating after change in first para) Hyderabad, Jan 25 (PTI) Telangana Chief MinisterK Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday said the state assembly maypass a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act likesome other states did recently. Rao said he ...

 2020-01-25 19:25 

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Ugandan woman arrested in Goa for killing local resident...

Panaji, Jan 25 (PTI) A 22-year-old woman from Ugandawas arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing a man at Bagabeach, police said.Minamu Hafusa was held from Anjuna area after the bodyof local resident Jafrino Barretto was found on Friday, anofficial sai...

 2020-01-25 19:24 

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India, Brazil decide to deepen anti-terror cooperation...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) India and Brazil on Saturday vowed to work closely at the global anti-terror watchdog FATF to effectively confront challenges of terror financing and state-sponsored terrorism. In their wide-ranging talks, Prime Minister Narendra M...

 2020-01-25 19:21 

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PM Modi congratulates Padma awardees...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Padma awardees, saying they include extraordinary people. "Congratulations to all those who have been conferred the Padma Awards," he tweeted.The prime minister sai...

 2020-01-25 19:17 

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Security beefed up across Chhattisgarh for Republic Day...

Raipur, Jan 25 (PTI) Security has been tightenedacross Chhattisgarh, particularly in Maoist-affected areas,for the Republic Day celebration on Sunday, police said.A police official said the Tricolour will hoisted amidheavy security in some one dozen inter...

 2020-01-25 18:37 

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Jharkhand cities will not be allowed to become 'concrete...

jungles': CMDumka (Jharkhand), Jan 25 (PTI) Jharkhand ChiefMinister Hemant Soren on Saturday said that cities in thestate will not be allowed to become 'concrete jungles'.He said from now on, no construction work on anyvacant government land w...

 2020-01-25 18:35 

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Telangana assembly may pass resolution against CAA: CM...

Hyderabad, Jan 25 (PTI) Telangana Chief MinisterK Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday said the state assembly maypass a resolution against the new law like some other statesdid recently. Rao said he has already spoken to many of hiscounterparts in other states ...

 2020-01-25 18:28 

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Sitwala, Parikh, Kothari in KO round...

Pune, Jan 25 (PTI) Former Asian Billiards ChampionDhruv Sitwala of Petrol Sports Promotion Board scraped past BJagdesh of Tamil Nadu 3-1 to enter knockout round at theManisha-Vascon National Billiards and Snooker Championshiphere.The tournament is organiz...

 2020-01-25 18:28 

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Need to set up electoral literacy clubs:J-K Guv...

Jammu, Jan 25 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu on Saturday highlighted the need to set up Electoral Literacy Clubs (ELCs) to educate youths about the polling process. Addressing an awareness programme on the 10th National Voters' ...

 2020-01-25 17:47 

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28 CBI officers awarded police medals...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) CBI Joint Director D S Shukla, an ace investigator who headed a team that deported the first Indian national from the UAE besides cracking several cases, is among 28 officers of the agency who have been awarded the President's ...

 2020-01-25 17:43 

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GFP to seek debate on Citizenship Act in Goa Assembly...

Panaji, Jan 25 (PTI) NDA ally Goa Forward Party (GFP)on Saturday said it would be moving a motion seeking a debateon the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) during the comingsession of the Goa Legislative Assembly.The budget session of the Assembly will be ...

 2020-01-25 17:37 

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Coordination and not confrontation is not the way out :...

DhankharKolkata, Jan 25 (PTI) West Bengal Governor JagdeepDhankhar on Saturday hit out at the state government foropposing the Centre and said coordination and notconfrontation is the way out.Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the TMCgovernment si...

 2020-01-25 17:36 

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Seven terrorist associates arrested in JK's Bandipora...

Srinagar, Jan 25 (PTI) In a major breakthrough on the eve of Republic Day, security forces arrested seven terrorist associates linked to the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen outfits in Bandipora district of north Kashmir, a senior police o...

 2020-01-25 17:31 

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Man killed outside Bhopal jail...

Bhopal, Jan 25 (PTI) A 25-year-old man was killedoutside the Bhopal Central Jail on Saturday afternoon, thepolice said.Gandhi Nagar police station in-charge Tarun Bhati saidtwo men stabbed Raja Khan to death on the road outside thejail.Khan had visited th...

 2020-01-25 17:27 

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Prashant Kishor now trains his guns at Sushil Modi...

Patna, Jan 25 (PTI) A fresh turmoil was caused in theruling JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar on Saturday by a tweet fromelection strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor, whosought to underscore Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi'shostility toward...

 2020-01-25 16:43 

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Awantipora encounter: Security forces kill 2 terrorists...

(Eds: Updates with 2 terrorists killed) Srinagar, Jan 25 (PTI) Security forces killed two terrorists in an hours-long exchange of fire in Awantipora town of Pulwama district on Saturday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said.The encounter between security for...

 2020-01-25 16:30 

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Republic Day: Army's 15 Corps commander awarded UYSM...

Srinagar, Jan 25 (PTI) Army's Srinagar-based 15 Corps commander Lt Gen K J S Dhillon has been awarded the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal (UYSM) on the eve of Republic Day in recognition for his services rendered in the Kashmir valley especially after the abrog...

 2020-01-25 16:29 

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J-K Police rewarded for dedication and hardwork: DGP...

Jammu, Jan 25 (PTI) Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh on Saturday congratulated the force for receiving the maximum of 126 police medals on the eve of the 71st Republic Day and said it shows their exemplary courage and dedication i...

 2020-01-25 16:25 

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Cold dry weather in UP, fog in morning...

Lucknow, Jan 25 (PTI) Parts of Uttar Pradesh witnessed fog on Saturday morning as cold and dry weather persisted across the state. According to the meteorological department, the weather is most likely to remain dry while shallow to moderate fog is very l...

 2020-01-25 16:21 

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Transfer of Koregaon-Bhima case to NIA is appropriate:...

FadnavisMumbai, Jan 25 (PTI) Former Maharashtra chief ministerDevendra Fadnavis on Saturday welcomed the Centre's decisionto hand over the Koregaon-Bhima violence case to the NationalInvestigation Agency, terming the decision as "appropriate";....

 2020-01-25 15:59 

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Airport bomb case: Suspect taken to Udupi...

Mangaluru, Jan 25 (PTI) The man suspected to haveplanted a bomb at the city airport was on Saturday taken toUdupi where he has a bank account and a few other places hehad frequented in the past. Aditya Rao was taken to the Kunjibettu branch ofKarnataka Ba...

 2020-01-25 15:38 

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Muslim outfit holds anti-CAA protests across Tamil Nadu...

Chennai, Jan 25 (PTI) Scores of members of Muslimoutfit Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamath took out protest marchesacross Tamil Nadu on Saturday against the CitizenshipAmendment Act. The protesters gathered in front of the ChennaiCollectorate holding placards and...

 2020-01-25 15:37 

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College in Patna withdraws ban on wearing burqa...

Patna, Jan 25 (PTI) A college for women here onSaturday withdrew its ban on wearing of burqa in its premisesafter it had prohibited it as part of the institute's newdress code.Acknowledging that the prohibition was due to amisunderstanding, the colleg...

 2020-01-25 15:31 

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Pondy CM warns those impeding welfare of people...

Puducherry, Jan 25 (PTI) Puducherry Chief Minister VNarayanasamy on Saturday warned that those indulging in "antipeople activities" and impeding welfare of the people will be"jettisoned4;. His statement comes a day after Lt Governor Kiran B...

 2020-01-25 15:21 

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Building collapses in Delhi's Bhajanpura...

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) A building collapsed in the city's Bhajanpura area on Saturday, a Delhi Fire Service official said. An under-construction coaching centre was being run in the building, he said, adding that some students are reportedly trapped ...

 2020-01-25 15:21 

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All leaders know that their phones are tapped: Pawar...

Mumbai, Jan 25 (PTI) NCP president Sharad Pawar onSaturday said that all political leaders know that theirphones are tapped, which is why they do not think about itseriously.His comments come a day after Maharashtra HomeMinister Anil Deshmukh accused the ...

 2020-01-25 15:17 

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Assam govt to file case against Shaheen Bagh protest...

mastermind(Eds: With more inputs)Guwahati, Jan 25 (PTI) Assam government would registera case against the alleged mastermind of the Shaheen Baghprotests in Delhi for his "seditious" comment "aimed" atdisrupting law and order in the state, ...

 2020-01-25 14:56 

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Selection process for TN BJP Prez to be held soon...

Chennai, Jan 25 (PTI) The new President of Tamil Naduunit of BJP would be appointed in a week or 10 days, seniorparty leader L Ganesan said on Saturday. The BJP's TN unit, with a strength of about 35 lakh, wasfunctioning headless since Tamilisai Sound...

 2020-01-25 14:54 

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Guj: 11 'illegal' Bangladeshi migrants detained...

Ahmedabad, Jan 25 (PTI) As many as 11 Bangladeshinationals who were living in the city illegally were detainedhere on Saturday, police said.The Special Operations Group of the Gujarat policesaid it detained 11 persons from a settlement near ChandolaLake i...

 2020-01-25 14:38 

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South Africa's fast bowler Nortje halts England progress...

Johannesburg, Jan 25 (AFP) England captain Joe Root and rising star Ollie Pope shared a free-scoring century partnership before fast bowler Anrich Nortje hit back for South Africa on the second day of the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium on ...

 2020-01-25 14:34 

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Prajnesh secures direct entry into Tata Open Maharashtra...

Pune, Jan 25 (PTI) India's top singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran will lead the home challenge at the Tata open Maharashtra after securing a direct entry into the men's singles main draw following the withdrawal of Poland's Kamil Majchrzak. R...

 2020-01-25 14:33 

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Cong corporator among four booked for dowry harassment...

Thane, Jan 25 (PTI) A case has been registered againsta Congress corporator in Bhiwandi Nizampur City MunicipalCorporation (BNCMC) and his three family members for allegedlyharassing his daughter-in-law for dowry, a police officialsaid on Saturday.The cas...

 2020-01-25 14:32 

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Woman found dead in guest house in Jaipur...

Jaipur, Jan 25 (PTI) A 31-year-old woman was on Saturday found dead in a guest house in Sanganer area, police said. Pooja Kanjar and Ramkalyan Gurjar, both residents of Tonk district, had checked into the guest house on Thursday, SHO of Sanganer Police St...

 2020-01-25 14:05 

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Rajasthan passes bill to extend SC-ST quota in assembly...

Jaipur, Jan 25 (PTI) The Rajasthan assembly on Saturday ratified a bill that extends reservation to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in Lok Sabha and state assemblies for another 10 years. Today was the last day to ratify the Constitution (126th) Ame...

 2020-01-25 14:00 

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DRI seizes 10 kg of smuggled gold...

Kolkata, Feb 25 (PTI) The Directorate of RevenueIntelligence (DRI) has busted a smuggling syndicate and seized10 kg of gold, 429 kg of silver and Rs 20.16 lakh inIndian currency and arrested two persons, an official said.The total value of the seizure is ...

 2020-01-25 13:54 

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Two arrested for double murder of women in West Bengal...

Baruipur (WB), Jan 25 (PTI) Two persons were onSaturday arrested in connection with the murder of two womenin West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said.The bodies of the women were found near a brick kilnon Friday with their clothes dishev...

 2020-01-25 13:53 

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Soumya scores hat-trick as Kenkre beat Odisha Police 4-1...

Bengaluru, Jan 25 (PTI) Skipper Soumya Guguloth scored a hat-trick to guide Kenkre FC to a 4-1 win over Odisha Police in the Hero Indian Women's League here on Saturday. Besides, Soumya (25th, 39th, 69th minutes), Samiksha (45+1st) was the other goal ...

 2020-01-25 13:52 

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No UT status for Bodo-dominated areas in Assam: Minister...

Guwahati, Jan 25 (PTI) Assam Minister Himanta BiswaSarma on Saturday clarified that the Centre would not upgradethe state's 'Bodoland Territorial Area Districts' (BTAD) to aUnion Territory, as part of a new peace accord likely to beinked betwe...

 2020-01-25 13:50 

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Assam govt to file case against Shaheen Bagh protest...

mastermindGuwahati, Jan 25 (PTI) Assam government would registera case against the alleged mastermind of the Shaheen Baghprotests in Delhi for his "seditious" comment "aimed" atdisrupting law and order in the state, a minister said onSatur...

 2020-01-25 13:04 

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Maha: Tiger kills woman in Chandrapur...

Chandrapur, Jan 25 (PTI) A 42-year-old woman waskilled by a tiger in Brahmapuri forest division ofMaharashtra's Chandrapur district, a forest official said onSaturday.The incident took place in the north forest rangeunder Bramhapuri forest division on...

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