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Jallikattu protest is a revolution: Actor Vishal

Updated: Jan 19, 2017 15:52 IST

Chennai(Tamil Nadu)[India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Jallikattu protest storm is gaining momentum as Kollywood actor Vishal on Thursday called it a revolution and urged that the Centre should pass an ordinance in that regard.
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Patna (Bihar) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Mohammad Kaif, the accused in the journalist Rajdev Ranjan murder case was granted bail on Thursday by the Siwan court here.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Extending support to the people of Tamil Nadu demanding lifting of ban on the bull-taming sport Jallikattu, the Congress on Thursday said it respects the rights of the state to protect the tradition of the festival.

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LeT not JeM behind Uri attack, says NIA

Updated: Jan 19, 2017 15:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19(ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and not Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) was behind the terror attacks in Uri and Handwara of Jammu and Kashmir.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has said that the incoming US president Donald Trump will reverse seven decades of the country's foreign policy.

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IAF readies for Republic Day flypast

Updated: Jan 19, 2017 14:54 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun the practice of its aircrafts for a thundering flypast this Republic Day.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): A Manipuri youth who was working as quality auditor with a BPO has accused the company's owner and staff of beating him up.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader and Dharmapuri MP Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday protested outside the residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi due to the latter's refusal to meet him for a discussion over the bull taming sport of Jallikattu.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, on Thursday voiced his support for the ancient bull-taming sport Jallikattu, saying the sentiments of the people of Tamil Nadu should be respected.

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Lambi (Punjab) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday downplayed claims made by Congress state chief Amrinder Singh where he asserted that the SAD-BJP alliance would narrow down to 10-20 seats in the upcoming assembly elections and said that the state has rejected the grand old party numerous times and will do the same in the polls slated to take place next month.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the dubious land deals in the diaries of former engineer-in-chief of Noida, Yadav Singh, indicated a clear case of corruption, adding Uttar Pradesh could not move ahead on the development front courtesy the corrupt Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party.

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New Delhi, [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday the centre of ignoring and attacking the foundations of Tamil Nadu culture and traditions.

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NIA demands transfer of Motihari bomb case

Updated: Jan 19, 2017 14:22 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The National Investigative Agency (NIA) has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in connection with a bomb that was found on the railway tracks in Motihari Ghora Sahan in Motihari, Bihar, on October 1, 2016.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to announce the candidates for the remaining seats in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting scheduled to take place this evening.

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New Delhi, [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Election Commission-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams have recovered over Rs. 80.44 crore in cash, including Rs. 71.32 crore from Uttar Pradesh alone, and liquor and drugs worth over Rs. 8 crore and Rs. 6.45 crore respectively from the five poll-bound states.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): On the 27th anniversary of exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution for their return to the Valley.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselam, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday, urged him to promulgate an ordinance to lift the ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu.

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Amritsar (Punjab) [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Taking on the Parkash Singh Badal-led government, Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the grand old party is aiming for two-third majority in the upcoming assembly polls, adding the incumbent Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance will manage to win only 10 to 20 seats.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) on Thursday allowed Kingfisher Airlines' consortium of 17 banks to start the proceedings to recover over Rs. 6,000 crore from liquor baron Vijay Mallya.

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New Delhi [India], Jan.19 (ANI): Expressing grave concern over the continued blockade of National Highway-2, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Manipur government to maintain public order in the state, including maintenance of essential supplies and a conducive atmosphere for holding elections next month.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som was booked for allegedly screening footage from the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots as part of a documentary in the crucial poll-bond Uttar Pradesh, Political parties like Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj party (BSP) took serious exemption on the matter.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear a plea related to public protests taking place on Chennai's Marina Beach over the issue of the banning of the bull taming sport of Jallikattu.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has urged the students of West Bengal's Jhalda Satyabhama Vidyapith to uphold the values of Indian civilization through the attainment of education.

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New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Asserting that cruelty is inherent in the bull-taming sport of Jallikattu which cannot be regulated, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) on Thursday said lawmakers should not encourage a tradition which causes unnecessary pain to an animal.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday called for a meeting with MLAs at Kalidas Marg here ahead of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections.

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New Delhi [India], Jan.19 (ANI):Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of the world's largest tyre and rubber company, Bridgestone Corporation, has launched a nation-wide 'Tyre Safety Check-up Camp' with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to promote safe driving.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): While appreciating the cultural significance of Jallikattu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday assured the Centre's full support to the Tamil Nadu Government.

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Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Tibetan Government in-exile has wished good luck to the incoming US president Donald Trump while expressing hope that the new leader will follow the footsteps of previous presidents and meet with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday filed a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleging violation of Model Code of Conduct.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Jan. 19 (ANI): As the protests in support of Jallikattu intensified in Tamail Nadu, scores of people have taken to social media to vent their ire against the decision on the bull-taming sport and urged all to support the cause.

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New Delhi [India], Jan.19 (ANI): IDP Education India, a leading student placement service provider, will be organising education fairs in 14 Indian cities for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia.

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