Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

IED blast in London tube claims 22 lives


At least 22 people were today reported injured in the incident of explosion at the Parsons Green station of the London Tube – the underground metro rail service. The police confirmed that ‘Improvised explosive device’ (IED) was used in London underground train attack. The London police is treating this attack as an act of terrorism. The explosion took place on ...

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Congress to launch nationwide agitation against high tax on petrol


The Congress said today it would launch a nationwide agitation against the “brazen increase” in central excise duty on petrol and diesel, leading to a steep hike in their prices. Accusing the BJP government of “looting” the common people and “profiteering” at their expense, Congress’s senior spokesperson Ajay Maken said the party would continue its fight “until this draconian taxation ...

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Crusade against Corruption

DAINIK NATION BUREAU India’s fight against corruption is led by a robust and time tested institutional and legislative framework including the Prevention of Corruption Act, an independent Central Vigilance Commission, the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Judges (Inquiry) Act, the Lok Pal and Lok Ayukta Act 2013, Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2011, Prevention of Money /Laundering Act, Benami Transactions (Prohibition) ...

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Selena Gomez back to work on after kidney transplant


Selena Gomez has started work on her upcoming Woody Allen movie, hours after she revealed she underwent a kidney transplant earlier this summer. Gomez was spotted on the New York City set of the film, reported Entertainment Weekly. Details have yet to emerge about the plot of the untitled film (though it’s rumoured to involve a coming-of-age love story). Gomez’s ...

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BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pak troops


A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed when Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the third consecutive day today along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district. Constable Bijender Bahadur was on duty at forward point along the fence in Arnia sector along the IB when Pakistani Rangers resorted to mortar shelling and small arms fire at about 0020 hours ...

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Uttarakhand High Court lifts mining ban within 5km of river Ganga


Nainital High Court has given relief to the State Government and Stone Crusher owners and lifted the ban on mining in the 5 km radius of Ganga river. At the same time, gave its consent to the government’s policy on mining in Uttarakhand. While hearing a PIL filed by Haridwar resident Pawan Kumar Saini, the court on December 6 last ...

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North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan


North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastwards over Japan and into the Pacific on Friday, Seoul and Tokyo said, its latest provocation amid high tensions over its banned weapons programmes. The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of sanctions on the country over its ballistic missile and atomic weapons programmes. That ...

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