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Pakistan hands over Indian soldier

A soldier of the Indian Army, who had strayed across the Line of Control (LoC)almost four months ago, returned from Pakistan on Saturday.Chandu Babulal Chavan, a soldier of the 37 Rashtriya Rifles, was received by Border Security Force personnel at the Attari-Wagah border. Chavan was later taken to an undisclosed location.Islamabad claimed that the Indian soldier had 'deserted his check post' and .....»»

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Ordinance okayed, TN to play Jallikattu today

Tamil Nadu issued an ordinance on Saturday to work around the Supreme Court ban on Jallikattu. The ordinance was signed by Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, who arrived from Maharashtra in the evening. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act will be amended through the ordinance. The government is gearing up for the traditional bull-taming sport at Alanganallur, Palamedu and Avaniyapuram in Madurai dis.....»»

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Pankaj Bhujbal released on bail

Pankaj Bhujbal, son of former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, was granted bail today by a special court, after he surrendered in connection with the money laundering cases being probed by the Enforcement Directorate.Chhagan Bhujbal and his nephew Sameer were arrested by ED in these cases last year and are now in judicial custody.Pankaj surrendered before the court and was released on a (bail.....»»

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Maharashtra: Meeting between BJP, Shivsena on forming alliance end with no final decision

In Maharashtra, third crucial meeting between senior leader of BJP and Shivsena on forming an alliance for the upcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls ended with no final decision today.BJP leader and Mumbai city party chief Ashish Shelar said, the decision to form an alliance with Shivsena will now be taken by the party senior leaders......»»

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Ordinance issued, jallikattu to be held tomorrow

Jallikattu is all set for a grand return in Tamil Nadu tomorrow with an ordinance issued for conducting the bull taming sport after a three-year-long ban but protesters in Marina beach and elsewhere tonight refused to end their agitation unless a "permanent" solution is found. After getting Governor Vidyasagar Raos assent for the ordinance, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam flew to Madurai for inaugu.....»»

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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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Prohibitory orders issued in Nashik

In view of election to Graduate constituency of the Maharashtra Legislative Council and ensuing civic body polls, deputy police commissioner Dattatray Karale has promulgated the prohibitory order in city. According to an official statement here, the order will be in effect from today till February 4.UNI RDS SS RSA SHK 1945.....»»

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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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Family, friends of soldier celebrate his release by Pakistan

Indian Army sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavans kin and residents of his native village Bohivir in northern Maharashtra were overjoyed on his release on Saturday by Pakistan. His family thanked authorities for securing his safe return......»»

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Death sentence for 3 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists in Bengal court

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists, who were arrested from Petrapole border by BSF in 2007, were today handed death sentence by the Bongaon court in West Bengals North 24 Parganas district. The trio, two Pakistanis and one Indian, who were on Monday convicted under the anti-national activities, have been awarded death sentence by Justice Bijoy Kumar Pathakafter about 10 years of trial. Md Younis.....»»

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TN Guv signs Ordinance, Jallikattu be held tomorrow : CM

The Tamil Nadu Government today promulgated an Ordinance bringing in necessary state-level changes to the PCA Act,lifting the ban on Jallikattu, which was all set to be held tomorrow after agap of three years. Maharashtra Governor C.H. Vidyasagar Rao, who is also in-charge of Tamil Nadu, signed the Ordinance lifting the ban on Jallikattu, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam announced today. After .....»»

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Khairlanji massacres lone survivor Bhotmange dies waiting for justice

Bhaiyyalal Bhotmange, lone survivor of the 2006 massacre in which four members of his family were brutally killed by a mob in the Khairlanji village of Maharashtra, died of a heart attack. The case is in the Supreme Court and he was waiting for the justice. Poor man Bhotmange, who fought in Sessions Court, Bombay High Court and Supreme Court for justice for ten-long-year, finally passed away whi.....»»

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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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Three LeT militants sentenced to death

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants, including two Pakistani nationals arrested by BSF in 2007 from the Indo-Bangladesh border at Petrapole, were today sentenced to death by a court in Bongaon in West Bengals North 24-Parganas district in a case of waging war against the government. Pakistani militants Mohammed Younus and Abdullah and an Indian, Muzaffar Ahmed Rathod, were sentenced to death by judge .....»»

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Pak hands over Indian soldier who strayed across LoC

Pakistan today handed over to India its soldier who had inadvertently crossed the LoC hours after the armys surgical strike in September last year. Chandu Babulal Chavan, 22, returned through the land transit route of Attari-Wagah border. The BSF handed him over to the Army which took him to an undisclosed location.Chavan, posted with 37 Rashtriya Rifles, had mistakenly crossed the boundary in Kas.....»»

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As Maharashtra makes big mining push, tribals push back

In 2016, the state asked companies that had halted mining -- in the Madia Gond village of Surjagad -- for fear of naxal attacks to resume work......»»

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SP-Congress alliance will give BJP a run for its money in Uttar Pradesh

Any satisfaction which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) felt over the internal strife in the Samajwadi Party (SP) must have been diluted to a considerable extent by the truce, albeit an uneasy one, among the family members of its main political rival in UP.Moreover, the emergence of a 'mini-gathbandhan' or an alliance between the SP and the Congress will be a reminder of the combine which squashed.....»»

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Lone survivor of Khairlanji massacre dies after heart attack in Nagpur

: Bhaiyyalal Bhotmange, lone survivor of the 2006 massacre in which four members of a Dalit family were brutally murdered by a mob in the Khairlanji village of Maharashtra, died after a heart attack ........»»

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Speaker writes to PM on Mahadayi

Legislative Assembly Speaker KBKoliwad has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveying to him the resolution of the House seeking his intervention in resolving the Mahadayi water dispute.The Assembly had passed a resolution in the Belagavi session on December 1 last seeking the Prime Minister's intervention and calling a meeting of the chief ministers of Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra to res.....»»

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MNS demands Balasaheb’s portrait in NMMC auditorium

Mumbai: Despite the very public rift between cousins Uddhav and Raj Thackeray, who lead the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) respectively, the MNS in Navi Mumbai has demanded that a ........»»

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