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Under Construction flyover collapses in Varanasi : 15 dead & many trapped

sponsored links Varanasi : At least 15 people have died and several are feared trapped after a portion of an under construction flyover collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi today. Two pillars of the under construction flyover collapsed crushing cars and a local bus under it in Cantt area. Many of those trapped are reported to […]

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President Okays Ordinance for Death to Child Rapists

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved an ordinance to provide death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below age 12 years besides clearing another ordinance to confiscate property of fugitive economic offenders. The President promulgated The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, which was approved by the cabinet on Saturday and which seeks to […]

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Defence Ministry allows purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles for Indian forces

New Delhi: In a major decision, the defence ministry today approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces. The long-pending proposals were cleared at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), […]

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RBI to feature Konark Sun Temple in new Rs 10 note

Bhubaneswar : Odisha’s famous Konark Sun Temple which is also known as the ‘Black Pagoda’ will be featured in the new Rs 10 notes in the Gandhi series to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The country’s central bank is said to have printed around 1 billion pieces of the new Rs […]

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Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, wife

New Delhi: Pakistan has granted visa to Indian death row convict in Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and his mother, Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday. The two will meet Jadhav — a former naval officer sentenced to death for espionage by a Pakistan military court — on December 25, Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson Mohammad […]

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Bhubaneswar to get State’s first CNG stations on 17th Dec 2017

BHUBANESWAR : The capital city will get state’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) stations at Chandrasekharpur and Patia to supply CNG to vehicles. Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate these stations and launch CNG-run scooters here on Saturday. It will come up under the project of City Gas Distribution (CGD) project implemented by the […]

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