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India hands over second pair of Mi-24V helicopters to Afghan forces

India hands over second pair of Mi-24V helicopters to Afghan forces

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Kabul

India on Tuesday handed over the second pair of Mi-24V helicopters to war-torn Afghanistan, boosting the capability of the Afghan forces. The helicopters were officially handed over by Indian Ambassador Vinay Kumar to Afghanistan's acting Defence Minister Asadullah Khalid at a ceremony held at the military airport in Kabul. "Vinay Kumar, Indian...

Tributes paid to Abdul Kalam on 88th birth anniversary

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Rameswaram (TN)

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam  was remembered here on his 88th birth anniversary with the late scientist’s  family and the district administration paying tributes at his memorial here. The leader’s memorial at Pekarumbu was dazzling with electrical  lights and floral arrangements, as there was a steady stream of visitors  including school...

Won’t allow Bharat to become ‘Hindu Rashtra’: Owaisi

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Thane

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has said  Bharat is “not a Hindu Rashtra” and they will also not let it become so. His comments came after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat last week said the  Sangh is firm on its vision that “Bharat is a Hindu Rashtra”. Addressing an election rally on Monday night...

NCP MLC, ex-MLA join BJP

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLC Ramrao  Wadkute and former party MLA Bappu Pathare joined the BJP on Tuesday, ahead of the next week’s Maharashtra Assembly polls. Wadkute, a prominent Dhangar (shepherd) community leader from Marathwada  region, was appointed member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council  in June 2014 from the governor’s quota. He submitted...

Central agencies have become puppets in BJP’s hands: Venugopal

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Bengaluru

Alleging that Central probe agencies  have become puppets in the BJP’s hands, Congress general secretary KC Venugopal said on Tuesday that these agencies were misused against  party leaders ahead of polls.  Venugopal was reacting to the arrest of Congress MLA D K Shivakumar  in a money laundering case by the Enforcement...

UP Govt doing away with 25,000 home guards

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Government is doing  away with 25,000 home guards, saying the State cannot afford the new allowances the Supreme Court has asked it to pay. The daily allowance for the home guards is now Rs 672, up from  the Rs 500 before the court order in July. The Government said...

Rane-led MSP merges with BJP, Sena miffed

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

In what came as a snub to the Shiv Sena, the Maharashtra Swabhiman Party (MSP), headed by former Chief Minister Narayan Rane, merged with the ruling BJP, in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Undeterred by the stiff resistance from its ally Shiv Sena to the entry of Rane and...

Rajasthan bypolls to test Congress performance; will win both seats: Pilot

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 | PTI | Jaipur

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and State  Congress president Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said Mandawa and Khinwsar  Assembly bypolls will be the test of the work done by his party Government and claimed it will win both the seats with “huge” margins. The bypolls were necessitated after Khinwsar (Nagaur) MLA Hanuman  Beniwal...

State Editions

50 booked for deterring public servants from discharging duties

20 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Close fight between Cong, BJP for Jhabua Assembly bypoll

20 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

One booked for rape, accused absconding

20 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Former MLA’s missing daughter appears through social media

20 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Now, Santhal Pargana to see development only: CM

20 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Jharkhand has the best textile policy, says CM

20 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Mighty Millets

20 October 2019 | Kavita Devgan | Agenda

Astroturf : Watch your thought patterns

20 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Change of mineset

20 October 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘Employing women in mines leads to innovative ideas & perspectives’

20 October 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I don’t want to enter politics’

20 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Make it special

20 October 2019 | Sunday PIONEER | Sunday Pioneer