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Four militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. The militants were killed at Panjran in south Kashmir, a police official said. He said the operation, which began Thursday evening,…

Yogi to unveil Lord Rama’s statue in Ayodhya on Friday

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will unveil a 7-foot tall statue of Lord Rama at the Shodh Sansthan museum in Ayodhya on Friday. The statue fashioned out of a single rosewood block statue is from Karnataka. Adityanath will also inaugurate the event to celebrate Mahant Nritya Gopal Das. The chief…

12 Cong MLAs join TRS, seek merger of CLP

In a huge setback for the Congress in Telangana, 12 of its MLAs Thursday met Assembly Speaker P Srinivas Reddy and gave him a representation to merge the Congress Legislature Party with the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi. The Congress’s strength…

PM Modi to offer prayers at Lord Venkateswara shrine on June 9

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on June 9, a temple official said Thursday. The prime minister after visiting the Maldives and Sri Lanka this weekend will arrive at…

Kashmir will not be given to Muslims as a gift: Shiv Sena

Reiterating its stand on the abrogation of Article 370 of the constitution, Shiv Sena on Thursday said that “Kashmir will not be given to Muslims as a gift”. Shiv Sena in its editorial mouthpiece Saamna stated, “The population of Muslims…

Nipah virus: Six suspected patients test negative

Six persons admitted to a quarantine facility at the Government Medical College in Kerala’s Ernakulam have tested negative for the potentially deadly Nipah virus, a senior Health Ministry official said Thursday. The condition of the college student, diagnosed with Nipah…

People have recognised India’s stature in world has risen in last 5 yrs: EAM Jaishankar

A large majority of people in India have recognised that the country’s stature in the world has risen in the last five years, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Thursday. Addressing a gathering at a seminar, Jaishankar said…

PM Modi forms two new Cabinet committees to spur growth, employment

With the spectre of slowdown haunting the economy and rising unemployment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday constituted two new Cabinet Committees under his chairmanship to spur economic growth and investment and employment. The five-member Cabinet Committee on Investment and…

Cyclone Fani likely to hit revenue generation in Odisha

Noting that the state’s revenue generation during the first quarters of the 2019-20 fiscal is likely to be hit by the cyclone Fani, Odisha government Tuesday launched a drive to seek suggestions from the people for preparing the budget to…

‘Cyclone man’ Mrutyunjay Mohapatra appointed IMD chief

Renowned scientist and cyclone warning specialist Mrutyunjay Mohapatra was on Tuesday appointed as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD), according to a Personnel Ministry order. He will assume charge in August. Mohapatra and his team at the Cyclone Warning…

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