Daily Archives: May 12, 2017

India protests against Justin Trudeau attending ‘Khalistan event’


The Indian Government has lodged a strong protest with Canada over the presence of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Khalistan event in Toronto, where separatist elements were felicitated. “We have taken up such issues in the past with the government of Canada, and in this particular instance, without getting into details, I can tell you the practice has not ...

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Uttarakhand cabinet takes decision to not allot any new works to UPNN

A ban on the Uttar Pradesh Nirman Nigam, ending of 1 per cent cess levied on petrol and diesel, equipping PDS shops with point-of-sale (PoS) machines and granting one-time relaxation to businessmen on pending VAT cases (three years) were some of the decisions taken by the state Cabinet yesterday. Briefing mediapersons about the Cabinet decisions, Uttarakhand Cabinet minister Madan Kaushik, ...

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Army may take over under-staffed Srinagar medical college


Decks are being cleared for the Srinagar Medical College in Pauri district of Garhwal to be handed over to the Indian Army. A team under Major General DS Bhakuni from Army Medical Corps from Central Command will be reaching Srinagar on May 14 for a two-day visit to take stock of the situation, prior to deciding on the takeover. The ...

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Himachal BJP leader Vinod Thakur joins Congress


Hamirpur: A prominent BJP leader from Hamirpur, the home district of former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, yesterday joined the Congress. Vinod Thakur joined the party at a public meeting here in the presence of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. Thakur hit out at Dhumal for ignoring genuine party workers and only “favouring his sons and his relatives”. He alleged that ...

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KXIP edge out Mumbai Indians in a thriller to keep play offs hope alive


¬†Mohit Sharma bowled one of best final over under pressure with Kings XI Punjab living to fight another day edging out Mumbai Indians by 7 runs in a high- scoring IPL thriller keeping their play-off chances alive. Put into bat, Kings XI Punjab piled up a mammoth 230 for 3 in 20 overs riding on Wriddhiman Saha’s belliegerent unbeaten 93 ...

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