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In UP, mini version of Assembly  polls on Monday

In UP, mini version of Assembly polls on Monday

Saturday, 19 October 2019 | PTI | Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh will on Monday see a mini version of Assembly elections with bypolls in 11 constituencies, coming just months after the BJP swept the State in the Lok Sabha elections. The UP bypolls for Gangoh, Rampur, Iglas (SC), Lucknow Cantonment,  Govindnagar, Manikpur, Pratapgarh, Zaidpur (SC), Jalalpur, Balha  (SC) and Ghosi...

Khadi-Thago organised in Bhutan to promote eco-friendly fabrics

Saturday, 19 October 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Narendra Modi Government’s vision to promote Khadi as a global fabric has received a boost with a proposal to set up Khadi India’s first international venture in Bhutan.  Indian Embassy in Bhutan, Khadi and Village industry Commission (KVIC) and Royal Textile Academy (RTA), Thimpu has organised an event ‘Khadi-Thago’...

Govt shows no sign of concern over slowdown: Yechury

Saturday, 19 October 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

nMaintaining that rural household consumption had slumped to a seven-year low, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday alleged the “callous” Government was enthusiastic about writing off unpaid loans of rich borrowers and tax cuts for the super-rich but shows no signs of concern over the slowdown. Yechury said the signs...

UP alert ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

With the Supreme Court set to give its verdict on the vexed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute in the first half of November and intelligence inputs suggesting that terror suspects could sneak into India through Nepal, the entire state has been put on high alert and security in Ayodhya has been...

Mumbai BJP chief digs up ghosts of 1993 blasts during campaign

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Addressing a campaign rally, Mumbai BJP chief Mangal Prabhat Lodha purportedly associated a minority-dominated area with the riots and 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. Lodha was campaigning for Shiv Sena candidate from Mumbadevi in  central Mumbai, Pandurang Sakpal, on Wednesday. In an audio clip of the purported speech, he is heard as...

Pakistan sent two F-16 fighter planes last month to intercept SpiceJet flight to Kabul

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Pakistan last month scrambled two F-16 jets in its airspace to intercept a SpiceJet plane, assuming it to be a military aircraft, which was heading to Kabul from Delhi with around 120 passengers, a senior Government official said. The incident came in the backdrop of tension between India and Pakistan that...

India asks Pak not to levy $20 fee on Kartarpur pilgrims

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India on Thursday asked Pakistan not to insist on levying a fee of USD 20 per Indian pilgrim and hoped that an agreement to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor will be inked soon between the two countries. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said both India and Pakistan reached an agreement on...

PG medical students must serve in district hospitals to be eligible for final exam

Friday, 18 October 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

All postgraduate medical students will have to serve in district hospitals for at least three months in order to be eligible to appear in the final exam, the Board of Governors (BoG), vested with the powers of the Medical Council of India (MCI), has proposed. Currently, students pursuing undergraduate medical courses...

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