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Preparation underway to conduct polls in Telangana: CEO Rajat Kumar

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Sep 15 : Telangana State Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar on Friday said that the preparations to conduct assembly polls in the state are in full swing.

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Measures to control CAD will churn benefit of USD 8-10 billion: DEA secretary

New Delhi [India], Sep 15 : Economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Friday expressed hope that the new measures taken to tackle higher Current Account Deficit (CAD) would have an impact of nearly USD 8-10 billion.

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India raises concern over CPEC project at UN

Geneva [Switzerland], Sep 15 : India on Friday raised concern over China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) at the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council here and underlined that the 'China-Pakistan Economic Corridor' (CPEC) project ignores New Delhi's core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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Health Ministry bans use of 328 FDCs

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the manufacture for sale, sale or distribution for human use of 328 Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs).

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EVMs in DUSU different from those used in elections: ECI

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) today defended the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) after alleged malfunctions in Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) elections, saying the machines used in varsity polls were completely different from the one used in elections.

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Case to be filed against Missionaries of Jesus for revealing nun's identity

Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], Sep 14 : A case will be registered against Missionaries of Jesus under Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 228A (disclosure of the identity of the victim of certain offenses including rape) for publishing the photo of the victim nun.

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Bihar's ex-DGP son arrested for alcohol consumption

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], Sep 14 : Saurabh Jha, son of former Bihar Director General of Police, Shiv Chandra Jha was arrested on Friday for allegedly consuming alcohol.

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Former Meghalaya CM DD Lapang resigns from Congress

Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], Sep 14 : Former Meghalaya Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader DD Lapang has resigned from the party.

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AP Govt launches website to tackle unemployment

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sep 14 : The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday announced to start an unemployment allowance for the state's youth from October 2018. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu also launched website for the scheme today.

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CBI arrests Ayush Ministry's Under Secretary for demanding bribe

New Delhi [India], Sep 14, 2018 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested RK Khatri, Under Secretary, Ministry of Ayush for allegedly demanding a bribe.

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Kremlin terms linking Russia to Skripal case 'absurd'

Moscow [Russia], Sept 14 (Sputnik/ANI): Russia has termed the reaction of the United Kingdom authorities to the interview of its nationals Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, who are suspected by London in the Skripal poisoning case as `absurd'.

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SC announces compensation for ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted compensation of Rs 50 lakh to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist S. Nambi Narayanan, who was arrested in an alleged spy scandal in 1994. The apex court observed that the arrest of Narayanan was "needless" and "unnecessary".

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Bhima Koregaon violence: Bail application filed for Gadling, Sen

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 14 : A bail application for advocate Surendra Gadling and Shoma Sen, accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence case was moved in Pune Sessions Court on Friday. The matter will be heard on September 27.

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'Nehru statue in Allahabad shifted due to road widening'

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sep 14 : The statue of India's first Prime Minister, Jawahar Lal Nehru, installed in a park at Balsan Crossing, has been shifted to a nearby spot, in order to widen the road for Kumbh Mela next year, the Allahabad Development Authority clarified on Friday.

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Mamata assures rebuilding of Majerhat bridge in one year

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Sep 14 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday assured that the Majerhat Bridge that collapsed earlier this month will be reconstructed within a year.

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CBI seizes Gutka ingredients from Annamalai Industries

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sep 14 : A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seized tonnes of Gutka ingredients and 53 machines from the Annamalai Industries, five arrested accused were produced before a CBI court on Friday. The promoters and directors of the company, along with others were arrested on September 7 in connection with the scam.

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PM endorses 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' through personalised letters

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written personalised letters to around 2000 citizens from different walks of life inviting them to join the 'Swachhata Hi Seva Movement' and strengthen the Swachh Bharat Mission.

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HDI report: India moves one spot higher to 130

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : India has climbed one spot to 130 out of 189 countries in the latest human development rankings released on Friday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Who nudged CBI to change lookout notice to Mallya, asks Congress

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : The Congress party on Friday raised the big question of who nudged the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to dilute the Lookout Notice against fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya.

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PM Modi to launch Swachhata Hi Seva movement tomorrow

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Swachhata Hi Seva in New Delhi on Saturday. The movement aims at generating greater public participation towards cleanliness.

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Pune NDRF constable goes missing, FIR filed

Pune/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 14 : Sukhdev Singh, a head constable of the 5th battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) unit, in Pune has been missing since September 8.

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Dabholkar murder case: Amol Kale sent to 14-day judicial custody

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 14 : Amol Kale, one of the accused in the murder case of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, was on Friday sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

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'Mechanisms in place to defuse Indo-China border tensions'

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran on Friday said that there were mechanisms in place to initiate a dialogue between the Indian and Chinese military on different levels to defuse tensions that arise due to border issues.

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Delhi woman thrashed: Accused arrested, FIR filed

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : The Delhi Police on Friday arrested a man after a video of him beating a woman went viral on the social media.

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Congress forms screening committee for Telangana polls

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday formed a three-member screening committee for the forthcoming Telangana assembly elections.

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Kishtwar accident: Death toll jumps to 17

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sep 14 : The death toll in the Kishtwar van accident has mounted to 17.

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Mallya's 'great escape' was aided by CBI: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that Vijay Mallya's "great escape" was aided by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who changed the fugitive liquor baron's "detain" notice to "inform".

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Pachauri to be charged in sexual harassment case

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Delhi's Saket Court on Friday ordered framing of charges against environmentalist and former TERI director RK Pachauri in connection with an alleged sexual harassment case.

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Congress' Ajay Makan demands fresh DUSU polls

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Congress leader Ajay Maken on Friday demanded re-poll for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) alleging that the elections were rigged after the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) stopped due to technical glitches.

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Ashara Mubaraka: Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin felicitates PM Modi

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sept 14 : Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, felicitated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 'Ashara Mubaraka' here at the Saifee Mosque on Friday.

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Conspiracy by PM: TDP on arrest warrant issued against Andhra CM

Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept 14 : The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday condemned the arrest warrant issued against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and called it a "conspiracy" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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SC dismisses need for 'family welfare committee' in dowry cases

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : The Supreme Court on Friday struck down the need for "family welfare committees" to look into complaints by women before arresting the husband and family members in dowry harassment cases.

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Rationalists influencing nuns' thoughts: Missionaries of Jesus

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Sep 14 : The Missionaries of Jesus on Friday, on the basis of the findings unearthed by its inquiry commission, stated that the nuns who were protesting against Bishop of Jalandhar, Franco Mulakkal, were influenced by the "thoughts of rationalists."

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VP Naidu embarks on 3-nation visit

New Delhi [India], Sep 14 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu embarked on his three-nation visit on Friday afternoon.

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PM Modi lauds Bohra community for its patriotism

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sep 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Dawoodi Bohra community, a sect within the Ismaili branch of Shia Muslims, has shown us the path of righteousness with their doctrines of peace, unity and patriotism.

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Guilty will be punished: Haryana CM on CBSE topper gang-rape case

Mahendragarh (Haryana) [India], Sept 14 : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday assured that the accused in the CBSE topper gang-rape case will be punished.

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