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 2020-01-21 21:04 

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Sodomised Maha boy hangs self, 14 hostel mates arrested...

Nagpur, Jan 21 (PTI) Fourteen students from a hostelin Maharashtra's Chandrapur were arrested on Tuesday forallegedly sodomising a Class 12 boy, who later committedsuicide on January 18, police said.The boy used to stay in the same hostel as the accus...

 2020-01-21 20:40 

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HC directs Centre, Hockey India to allow Odisha teams to...

participate in championshipsCuttack, Jan 21 (PTI) The Orissa High Court on Tuesdaydirected the Centre and Hockey India to allow Hockey Odisha toparticipate in the upcoming senior national championships formen and women.While the men's championship wil...

 2020-01-21 20:22 

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Another officer held in Odisha's IAS bribery case...

Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (PTI) An official of thehorticulture department was arrested on Tuesday on the chargeof acting as a conduit for IAS officer Bijay Ketan Upadhyayawho is in jail for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh froma private company, officials ...

 2020-01-21 20:17 

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Unfit Hardik Pandya not considered for New Zealand Tour...

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Flamboyant India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who had recently failed a fitness test, has not been considered for India's tour of New Zealand. It is understood that Pandya is not ready for international cricket and will now have ...

 2020-01-21 20:07 

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Seers at VHP programme back CAA...

Allahabad, Jan 21 (PTI) A day after the Vishva Hindu Parishad said it will go village to village to remove "confusion" over the Citizenship Amendment Act, seers at its "Virat Sant Sammelan" backed the legislation. Amarkantak mahamandleshwa...

 2020-01-21 20:00 

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Two suspected SIMI members get bail in arms seizure case...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) A court here has granted bail totwo alleged members of the banned organisation SIMI, arrestedlast Month in connection with a 2006 arms seizure case inMaharashtra.The accused, Ejaj Akram Khan (40) and his brotherElyas, were arrested fr...

 2020-01-21 19:59 

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5 tourists saved off Goa coast in separate incidents...

Panaji, Jan 21 (PTI) Two tourists from Afghanistan andone from United Kingdom and three others were rescued off thecoast of Goa on Tuesday, a tourism official said.The Afghans were rescued off Anjuna beach while theBriton and a 33-year-old man from Bengal...

 2020-01-21 19:57 

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Sonia Gandhi on two-day Raebareli visit from Wednesday...

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Congress President Sonia Gandhi will be on a two-day visit to her constituency of Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh beginning on Wednesday, party sources said. Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will also visit Raebareli on ...

 2020-01-21 19:36 

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Minor boy, his mother among three drown in Pune lake...

Pune, Jan 21 (PTI) Three people, including a 12-year-old boy and his mother, drowned in a lake here on Tuesday,police said.According to a police official, the tragic incidenttook place when the minor boy went for a swim in the lakelocated near a temple in...

 2020-01-21 19:33 

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Maha transfers 20 IAS officials...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) The Maharashtra government onTuesday transferred 20 Indian Administrative Service (IAS)officials, including Tukaram Mundhe, who will take charge ascommissioner of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation.Known as an upright officer, Mundhe wa...

 2020-01-21 19:27 

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Satyajit Rays films to be screened at MIFF-2020...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) Eminent filmmaker Satyajit Raysmovies such as "Sukumar Ray", "Rabindranath Tagore", "TheInner Eye" and "Pikoo" will be screened at the upcomingedition of the MIFF film festival here.The MIFF-2020 (Mumba...

 2020-01-21 19:19 

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Tai Tzu scores easy win, Bengaluru Raptors lead 3-1...

Chennai, Jan 21 (PTI) World number two Tai Tzu Ying easily deflated the challenge of Ashmita Chaliha as defending champions Bengaluru Raptors took a 3-1 lead against North Eastern Warriors in the Pro Badminton League, here today. Tai-Tzu proved too good f...

 2020-01-21 19:10 

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Telangana goes to urban local bodies polls on Wednesday...

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (PTI) Elections to urban local bodiesin Telangana will be held on Wednesday with the ruling TRShopeful of a strong showing and the opposition BJP andCongress eyeing to make a mark. As many as 120 municipalities and nine corporations will...

 2020-01-21 19:04 

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Ticketless, irregular travel nets WR Rs 104 cr in fines...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) Western Railway recovered Rs104.10 crore in fines from ticketless and irregular travellersbetween April to December 2019, officials said on Tuesday.A WR release said 21.33 lakh cases of ticketless orirregular travel, including unbooke...

 2020-01-21 18:44 

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Action against IIT-G students for supporting teacher who...

raised graft chargesGuwahati, Jan 21 (PTI) The IIT-Guwahati has initiateddisciplinary proceedings against nine students for organisinga protest march and a hunger strike in support of a facultymember who was given "compulsory retirement" for raisi...

 2020-01-21 18:42 

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In Patna, Pavan Varma digs in his heels, demands 'full...

statement' from Nitish (Adding detail, parties reax) Patna, Jan 21 (PTI) Disgruntled JD(U) leader Pavan Varma onTuesday demanded a "full statement" from Bihar Chief MinisterNitish Kumar on the partys stand on Citizenship (Amendment)Act and Nat...

 2020-01-21 18:41 

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Six drug peddlers held, 12 kg ganja seized in Ghaziabad...

Ghaziabad, Jan 21 (PTI) Six alleged drug peddlers, including a woman, were arrested and 12 kilogram of ganja was seized from their possession in four separate incidents here, police said on Tuesday. Giving details, Senior Superintendent of Police Kalanidh...

 2020-01-21 18:36 

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Noida cops caught stealing milk packets, shunted...

Noida (UP), Jan 21 (PTI) Two police constables were allegedly found stealing packets of milk from outside a kiosk here, prompting disciplinary action against them, officials said on Tuesday. A constable was purportedly seen in a CCTV footage sneaking out ...

 2020-01-21 18:28 

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SC to hear pleas challenging CAA on Wednesday...

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Wednesday a batch of pleas seeking to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). A bench, comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices S Abdul Nazeer a...

 2020-01-21 18:26 

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Around 18 injured in Hyderabad after stray dog attack...

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (PTI): About 18 people, most of themchildren, were injured on Tuesday after three stray dogs,including one suspected of having rabies, attacked them atAmeerpet area here, officials said. The alleged rabid dog, which went on a biting spre...

 2020-01-21 17:47 

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Nadda's appointment as BJP chief hailed...

Dehradun, Jan 21 (PTI) Uttarakhand BJP president Bansidhar Bhagat on Tuesday hailed JP Nadda's appointment as the national party chief. Bhagat, who called on Nadda in New Delhi to congratulate him, said the new party chief will carry forward the histo...

 2020-01-21 17:46 

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Mayawati to address poll rallies in Delhi from Feb 3...

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati will start campaigning for party candidates in the Delhi Assembly elections from February 3. She will address three rallies in the national capital, with the first one being in the Talkatora...

 2020-01-21 17:46 

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Thief decamps with donation box of Bengaluru church...

Bengaluru, Jan 21 (PTI) An incident of burglary tookplace in a Bengaluru church where a thief decamped with thedonation box in the early hours of Tuesday, police said. The burglar, who is yet to be identified, barged intothe St Francis of Assisi Church at...

 2020-01-21 17:36 

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CAB to organise school meet for girls...

Kolkata, Jan 21 (PTI) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will begin a school-level tournament for girls, aimed at creating a talent pool for the state. CAB has decided to invite the schools with girls cricket team to enrol for a tournament from which...

 2020-01-21 17:30 

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Shah's remarks on CAA show intolerance: Akhilesh...

Lucknow, Jan 21 (PTI) Reacting to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's statement that the CAA will not be withdrawn, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said it reflected intolerance as the BJP "wants to crush people with the road roller of...

 2020-01-21 17:27 

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Jacobites resist police bid to take over Church...

Kochi, Jan 21 (PTI) Tension prevailed at the premises ofthe St Mary's Church near here on Tuesday as police in largenumbers reached there to take control of the Church followinga Supreme Court order granting its possession in Ernakulamdistrict to the ...

 2020-01-21 16:50 

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C'garh: Explosive material seized from SUV; two held...

Raigarh, Jan 21 (PTI) A huge cache of explosivematerials, including ammonium nitrate, was seized on Tuesdayfrom an SUV in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district and two personsarrested, a police official said.The consignment of explosives was being transport...

 2020-01-21 16:42 

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J&K posts win over Odisha in Ranji Trophy...

Cuttack, Jan 21 (PTI) Jammu & Kashmir bounced back superbly after conceding first innings lead to pull off a four-wicket win over Odisha on the third day of the Ranji Trophy Group 'C' match here on Tuesday. Resuming its second innings at 136 for s...

 2020-01-21 16:40 

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Marginal rise in night temperature in Rajasthan...

Jaipur, Jan 21 (PTI) There was a marginal increase in night temperature at most places in Rajasthan on Tuesday, the meteorological department said. Jaisalmer was the coldest place in the state recording a minimum of 8.4 degrees Celsius, it said. Ajmer and...

 2020-01-21 16:32 

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Man gets life imprisonment for raping 5-yr-old in Kota...

Kota, Jan 21 (PTI) A POCSO court here on Tuesday sentenced a 24-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a minor girl in 2017. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 60,000 on the convict, a public prosecutor said. Anil Sahariya (24) took the girl, then ...

 2020-01-21 16:31 

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Rajgarh collector row: Congress seeks apology from BJP...

Bhopal, Jan 21 (PTI) Amid a row surrounding Rajgarhdistrict collector, the ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh onTuesday asked the BJP to apologise to the woman bureaucrat andher deputy for its members "misbehaving"; with them while theywere discharg...

 2020-01-21 16:27 

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East Bengal coach Menendez steps down...

Kolkata, Jan 21 (PTI) East Bengal head coach Alejandro Menendez on Tuesday stepped down from his post citing "personal reasons" less than 48 hours after his team lost the I-League derby 1-2 to arch-rivals Mohun Bagan. The Spaniard faced a lot of c...

 2020-01-21 15:56 

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Poet Shankha Ghosh hospitalised, condition stable...

Kolkata, Jan 21 (PTI) Bengali litterateur ShankhaGhosh was hospitalised on Tuesday with an infection in hislower respiratory tract.The 87-year-old Padma Bhushan awardee was admitted tothe hospital in the Mukundapur area of the city in theafternoon."He...

 2020-01-21 15:54 

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Efforts on to make Tripura model state: CM...

Agartala, Jan 21 (PTI) Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Debon Tuesday said a lot remained to be done to addressthe developmental challenges, but efforts were on to makeTripura a model state.Deb, on the occasion of Tripura's 48th Statehood Day,said his gove...

 2020-01-21 15:52 

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C'garh: Four Naxal 'janmilitia' members held...

Sukma, Jan 21 (PTI) Four lower-rung naxals have beenarrested from Chhattisgarh's Sukma district during a searchoperation, police said Tuesday.They were picked up on Monday evening near a hill inMorpalli village forests under Chintalnar police station ...

 2020-01-21 15:48 

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Govt considering lifting ban on onion exports...

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) The government is considering lifting ban on exports of onion as fresh arrival of the commodity has started softening its prices in the domestic market, an official said. "Arrival of fresh onion will further soften the prices h...

 2020-01-21 15:47 

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Pall of gloom envelops Kerala as 8 tourists die in Nepal...

Thiruvananthapuram/Kozhikode, Jan 21 (PTI): A pall ofgloom enveloped the neighbourhood of the two couples, who diedalong with their four minor children at a resort in Nepal onTuesday. They were part of a 15-member group from Kerala toPokhara, a popular mo...

 2020-01-21 15:44 

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Police inspector held for accepting Rs 10,000 bribe...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) A Mumbai Police inspector hasbeen arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000from a criminal out on bail for not taking further actionagainst him, an ACB official said on Tuesday.The inspector Chandrakant Jadhav (57) was pic...

 2020-01-21 14:51 

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Census data confidential; guaranteed under laws: RGI...

New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Amid the ongoing row over the NPR exercise, the government on Tuesday asserted that census data is confidential and guaranteed under the law and those violating it will be punished. In a series of tweets, the Registrar General and ...

 2020-01-21 14:39 

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6 killed in jeep-truck collision in UP...

(Eds: Adds death of 6th person) Amethi (UP), Jan 21 (PTI) Six people were killed in a collision between a jeep and a truck on the Gauriganj-Amethi road here, police said on Tuesday. The accident took place late on Monday night near Siddhivinayak hotel nea...

 2020-01-21 14:39 

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Despite protests, CAA will not be withdrawn: Amit Shah...

(Eds: Corrects typo in para 3) Lucknow, Jan 21 (PTI) Attacking the opposition for "misleading" people on the Citizenship Amendment Act, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the law will not be scrapped despite the protests over it. Addres...

 2020-01-21 14:33 

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Punjab CM dares SAD to quit NDA alliance at Centre...

Chandigarh, Jan 21 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday dared the SAD to quit the NDA alliance at the Centre, a day after the party decided not to contest the Delhi assembly polls on being told by the BJP to change its stance over the CA...

 2020-01-21 14:22 

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25 kg heroin worth Rs 105 crore seized in Kolkata...

(Eds: Adding details)Kolkata, Jan 21 (PTI) In one of the biggest drugseizures in the East in recent history, the Kolkata Police onTuesday arrested two persons with 25 kilogram of heroin worthmore than Rs 105 crore in the international market, a senioroffi...

 2020-01-21 14:16 

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India beat Japan by 10 wickets in U-19 World Cup...

Bloemfontein, Jan 21(PTI) Defending champions India outclassed debutant Japan by 10 wickets in their second match of the ICC U-19 World Cup, here on Tuesday. Opting to field first, India bowled out a hapless Japan for 41 runs in 22.5 overs with leg-spinne...

 2020-01-21 14:04 

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Books to watch out for in 2020...

By Zafri Mudasser Nofil New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) From novels by Jeet Thayil and Upamanyu Chatterjee to memoirs by actor Will Smith and former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar and from several works related to economy to more stories by the in...

 2020-01-21 14:03 

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Sabyasachi, H&M come together for new collection...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) Celebrated Indian designer Sabyasachi has collaborated with multinational clothing-retail company H&M for its new range "Wanderlust". The collection, which will launch on April 16, marks the clothing brand's first global c...

 2020-01-21 13:57 

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Three killed, 11 injured as bus hits truck in MP...

Jabalpur, Jan 21 (PTI) Three persons were killed and11 others injured after a bus hit a stationary truck in MadhyaPradesh's Jabalpur district in the wee hours of Tuesday,police said.The mishap took place near Mangela village around 3 amwhen the privat...

 2020-01-21 13:53 

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Ker CM seeks assistance of External Affairs ministry...

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (PTI): Kerala Chief MinisterPinarayi Vijayan has sought the intervention of ExternalAffairs minister S Jaishanakar to render all assistance to thefamilies of the eight keralite tourists who died at a resortin Nepal. In a letter ...

 2020-01-21 13:48 

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Sensex ends 205 pts lower; Nifty slips below 12,200...

Mumbai, Jan 21 (PTI) Market benchmark Sensex dropped 205 points on Tuesday, led by losses in auto, banking, metal and FMCG stocks amid a sharp fall in other Asian markets on concerns over a deadly virus in China. After trading on a volatile note, the 30-s...

 2020-01-21 13:38 

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Gold gains Rs 54 on weaker rupee, global cues...

(Eds: Minor edit in para 8) New Delhi, Jan 21 (PTI) Gold prices rose Rs 54 to Rs 40,807 per 10 gram in the national capital on Tuesday due to a weaker rupee and global cues, according to HDFC Securities. The yellow metal had closed at Rs 40,753 per 10 gra...

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