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Leh remains frozen at minus 13 degree C, Churu coldest in plains at 4.4 degree C; team visit TN to assess damages caused by cyclone Vardah

Cold spells continues in the north India as the Leh in Jammu and Kashmir remained frozen at minus 13 degree C, Churu in Rajasthan was the coldest in plains with 4.4 degree C while a team from Centre today visited Tamil Nadu to assess the damages caused by the Cyclone Vardah last month. There was still no respite from cold weather conditions as temperature remained below freezing point in Kash.....»»

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Trump, Modi kites fly high in international kite festival

Colourful kites flown by over enthusiasticyouth in this town in Karnataka today depicted new US PresidentDonald Trump and Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi, as part ofthe 7th International kite festival held in here today. The kite festival held as part of Sankranti festival witnessedhundreds of enthusiasts flying colourful kites in different seizesfrom a small kite to a huge flyer in th.....»»

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Varun, Katiyar missing from BJP"s list of UP star campaigners

BJP MP Varun Gandhi and its former Uttar Pradesh unit president Vinay Katiyar are missing from the partys list of star campaigners for the first two phases of the state assembly polls.Names of BJP veterans like L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, who is a Lok Sabha member from the state, also do not figure in the list of 40 star campaigners, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party chief Amit.....»»

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Demonetisation hit handloom trade

Demonetisation appears to have dealt a body blow to the domestic handloom industry and a section of artisans avers that their business consequently diminished to a fourth of what it used to be. Craftspersons from Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and the North-Eastern states are present at Wool Fab being conducted in this City of Lakes under the aegis o.....»»

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Fog likely in North-eastern states

Shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 24 hours. Shallow to moderate fog occurred at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, west Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab in the morning hours of today. The night-time temperatures were appreciably b.....»»

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10 coaches of Kathgodam Jaisalmer Exp derails, no injury

As many as 10 coaches and the engine of 15014 Kathgodam Jaisalmer Express derailed between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer in Rajasthan late yesterday at 2315 hrs, disrupting traffic at this section. According to a North Western Railway Spokesperson, there was no injury. The exact cause of the derailment is not known and senior railway officials have already reached the spot. Passengers re.....»»

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10 coaches of Ranikhet Express derail in Rajasthan

Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthans Jaisalmer, officials said today.Train 15014 Kath Godham-Jaisalmer Express derailed with ten coaches between Thayat Hamira-Jaisalmer at 23.16 hours last night, a statement said.However, no casualties or major injuries were reported, said Railways North West region spokesperson Tarun Jain.A team of senior officials have reached the spot to inves.....»»

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Ranikhet Express derails at Rajasthan, no casualties reported

In one more rail-related accidents in recent times, 10 coaches of Ranikhet Express is said to have been derailed near Jaisalmer, Rajasthan on Friday night......»»

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Jaisalmer: 10 coaches of Ranikhet Express derail, no casualties reported

[India], Jan. 21 (ANI): Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express, which goes from Kathogodam to Jaisalmer, derailed in Jaisalmer late on Friday night.As per DGP Control Room, Rajasthan, the incident took place at about 11:45 p.m.However, no injuries or casualties have been reported as off now.Further details are awaited. (ANI).....»»

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23% of child marriages in India happen in Karnataka: Panel

Karnataka registers 23.2% of child marriages reported in the country, according to the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR). The state is also among the top 10 in the country in reporting child marriages. Kripa Amar Alva, chairperson, KSCPCR, told reporters on Friday that the state had been either in the eighth or ninth position in the country with respect to child ma.....»»

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LG Delhi Anil Baijal felicitates National Bravery Award winners

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal today felicitated children who have been conferred the National Bravery Award 2016. At a function held at the Raj Niwas , the Lt Governor congratulated the young brave hearts of India for their courageous acts and felt that more such role models are needed in our society. He also exhorted the selected children to encourage others to follow their example. He bles.....»»

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Frosty winter prevails in north India; Leh coldest of all; air, rail services remain disrupted

And the Brrr continues...The icy-cold weather escalated in Northern India with Leh in Ladakh region witnessing minus 16.8 degree Celsius and Kargil settling at minus 15 degrees C. The lowest minimum temperature recorded over the plains was 0.7 degrees C at Bhatinda (Punjab).The health resort of Pahalgam recorded the coldest night of the season with mercury settling at minus 13.8 degrees C,.....»»

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R"sthan inks pact with Cairn India for water conservation proj

Rajasthan government has signed today an MoU worth Rs 1.20 crore with Cairn India for second phase of water conservation project in Barmer, under Jal Swavlamban Yojna......»»

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Temperatures were markedly normal Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures were markedly below normal in some parts Telangana and were appreciably below normal in some parts of Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, west Rajasthan and of interiorKarnataka and were below normal in some parts of Assam and Meghalaya, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and of Chhattisgarh. They were appreciably to markedly above normal in some parts of Gujarat state and.....»»

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Turncoats in UP get rough deal in BJP, search for alternatives

The condition of the turncoats in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls has become critical, as several of them are forced to opt for other alternative political factions. Denied BJP tickets for the Assembly polls, MLA-brothers Bhagwan Sharma alias Guddu Pandit and Mukesh Sharma, who were earlier expelled from SP, said they will join the Rashtriya Lok Dal. The siblings had openly supported BJP in the U.....»»

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A Magna Carta opening to Zee Jaipur LitFest - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisA Magna Carta opening to Zee Jaipur LitFestDaily News & AnalysisFrom Left: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Scindia, American poet Anne Waldman, DNA's Content Advisor Shreyasi Goenka, Festival Director Namita Gokhale, legendary poet Gulzar and spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev at the opening ceremony of ...Waldman finds balm in Jaipur for Trump 'pain'The Hin.....»»

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Waldman finds balm in Jaipur for Trump ‘pain’

The tenth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) began at Jaipur’s Diggi Palace on Thursday. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje spoke on the occasion, reminding audiences about the Sta........»»

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Congress to field 40 star campaigners

The Congress will field 40 star campaigners to canvass in Punjab, including its president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul and former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Party's Uttar Pradesh chief Raj Babbar, ex-cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and Bollywood actor Sonu Sood are also among the campaigners for the Assembly polls that begins on February 4. Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, a.....»»

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16-year old schoolboy from Golaghat wins National Bravery

Sixteen-year-old Tankeswar Pegu of Golaghat district of Assam has been selected for the National Bravery Awards, 2016. June last year when Pegu was going to school he suddenly heard a woman screaming for help. He turned around and saw a woman trying to keep herself afloat. It was apparent that the woman had fallen into the water body accidentally.Young Tankeswar did not waste a second as he took o.....»»

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Heavy rain likely in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir.

Cold day conditions prevailed at isolated places over Punjab. Night temperatures were appreciably below normal in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir and were below normal in some parts of Assam and Meghalaya, Odisha, east Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and of Kerala. They were appreciably above normal in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and were above normal in some parts of Uttarakhand, east Ra.....»»

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