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MLA’s son kills two boys after kin voice against illegal mining

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

At a time when Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has formed a Special Task Force to check illegal mining, the son of a BJP legislator from Bahraich killed a 10-year-old Dalit boy as his father dared to raise his voice against illegal mining by the VIP son. What is more, another...

UP cops’ bid to rescue men from kidnappers fails

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Dreaded dacoit Ramgopal aka Goppa, aka Bhola, unleashed terror in Chitrakoot when he and his gang kidnapped two local residents last Monday. Surprisingly, the police which claimed to have located the gang and engaged in cross-firing for several hours on Wednesday evening failed to rescue the kidnapees. Now, heavy police force...

Yogi advises students to be positive

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Advising meritorious students to be positive in their approach, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that students should never allow negativity to creep in as it dragged one down towards failure. “Positivity should be the essence of your life. Conquer your fear. If you can do it, victory would be...

Ruckus in Punjab House: MLAs thrown out, hurt

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Complete mayhem prevailed in Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Thursday as the marshals physically “threw” the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators out of the House, not only removing a legislator’s turban, and dupattas of female members, but also leaving at least five of their colleagues injured. The “turban” issue snowballed into a...

‘Summon Nikam as witness in Dalit gangrape, murder case'

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

A defence lawyer on Thursday urged an Ahmednagar-based fast-track court to summon high-profile Special Public Prosecutor Ujwal Nikam as one of the six defence witnesses in the much-discussed Kopardi Dalit gangrape and murder case. In an application made before Sessions Judge (Mrs) Suvarna Keole, defence lawyer Vijayalaxmi Khopade said that...

Tension grips UP village after alleged cow slaughter

Friday, 23 Jun 2017 | PTI | Shahjahanpur (UP)

Tension gripped a village in this district after some persons allegedly slaughtered a cow, prompting the authorities to rush force to ease the situation, the police said on Thursday. An FIR against was registered against four persons under various provisions of the IPC and the Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter...

Hundreds of diplomats come under one roof

Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Taking a break from their routine diplomatic activities, envoys from across the world posted in New Delhi twisted, turned, stretched and performed asanas and pranayam while synchronysing their breath with their movements. In a unique event, hundreds of diplomats for the first time came together under one roof this International...

Union Ministers perform asanas in different cities

Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Most of the Union Ministers performed yoga asanas in different cities across the country on the occasion of International Yoga Day. While Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu led the yoga day celebrations in the national Capital, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya participated in Hyderabad. “Thanks to PM Modi,...

Armed forces personnel take position, mark day

Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

From the depths of the sea in a submarine to the cold and barren world’s highest battlefield Siachen glacier, scores of armed forces personnel on Wednesday performed asanas to celebrate the third International Yoga Day. Commands of all the three Services spread across the length and breadth of the...

Jaitley urges Russian Defence sector for JV with Indian firms

Thursday, 22 Jun 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

With the opening up of the Defence sector to private sector as part of ‘Make in India’ initiative, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday urged the Russian Defence manufacturing sector to enter into joint ventures with their Indian counterparts as the two countries shared time tested strategic and Defence ties. Addressing...


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DU admissions to continue till June 28; 2nd cut-off list on July 1

25 Jun 2017 | Shipra Parashar/ Srishti Garg | New Delhi

With Delhi University declaring its first cut-off list on Friday, SGTB Khalsa college came out with the highest 99.66 per cent for BSc (Hons) Electronics...

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Max Hospital initiates regimented protocol of ‘Fast Track Bypass surgeries’

25 Jun 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

A regimented protocol of ‘Fast Track Bypass surgeries’ in which a patient can get discharged in three days has been initiated by the Max hospital here. Addressing media persons Senior Consultant Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (CTVS), Dr Manish Meswani said that Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) involves counselling of patient and fast tracking the conventional processes...

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