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BJP's training programme aimed at spreading govt. initiatives: Raman Singh

Updated: Jul 31, 2016 19:29 IST      
BJP's training programme aimed at spreading govt. initiatives: Raman Singh
Raipur, July 31 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday said the goal of the four-day BJP's training programme was to spread awareness about the state government's initiatives.

Expressing his delight over the programme, Singh said that it was overall a great experience.

"The four-day training program was a successful initiative. All our MLAs and officers were present; our state party president was also present. In total, there were 285 people in attendance," Singh told the media here.

"The training took place on 20 different subjects. The workers will take the Chhattisgarh Government's schemes forward. The goal is to make Chhattisgarh as one of the developed states of the country," he added. (ANI)

Two apprehended with ammunition in Nagaland

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 10:42 IST     

Dimapur (Nagaland) [India], June 28 (ANI): The 41 Assam Rifles division of the Indian Army on Wednesday arrested two individuals who had in their possession a pistol, one air gun, two live rounds of ammunition and were driving around in an unregistered car.

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1993 blasts convict Mustafa Dossa admitted to Mumbai hospital

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 10:30 IST     

Mumbai[India], June 28 (ANI): Mumbai 1993 serial blasts convict Mustafa Dossa was admitted to the J.J. Hospital here on Wednesday after he complained of chest pain.

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Siwan (Bihar) [India], June 28 (ANI): A trader was allegedly shot dead by unknown people in Mahapur village of Bihar's Siwan district.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 28 (ANI): In a tragic incident, a girl was washed away in sea during high tide.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): All operations at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) were suspended on Wednesday after reports of the 'Petya' Ransomware infecting India's largest container port emerged.

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Terror funding: J-K police detains three Hurriyat (G) leaders

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 08:48 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 28 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday detained three Hurriyat (G) leaders on the direction of the National Investigative Agency (NIA).

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Presidential polls: Meira Kumar to file nomination today

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 08:26 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar will file her nomination on Wednesday.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the national capital on Wednesday morning following a successful three-nation tour which culminated at The Hague on Tuesday.

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First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 07:34 IST     

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 28 (ANI): The first batch of 2,280 pilgrims left Jammu base camp on Wednesday for this year's Amarnath Yatra that begins on June 29.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has backed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's assertion that there should be no politics involved in the launch and implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), to be rolled out at midnight on June 30.

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New Delhi/Bengaluru [India], June 28 (ANI): Outrightly condemning Mulayam Singh Yadav's meeting with rape accused and former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati at the Lucknow District Jail and assertion of a 'false campaign' being carried out against him, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that it was unfortunate that a senior leader like the former was making such comments, while also adding that it was the innate psyche of the Samajwadi Party chief to stir hornet's nest one way or the other.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 28 (ANI): Indrani Mukerjea, accused of the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, moved the special Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) Court in Mumbai, fearing that she could be sexually assaulted by Byculla jail authorities, senior lawyer and social activist Abha Singh said.

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Guwahati (Assam) [India], June 28 (ANI): Days after an elderly woman from Meghalaya, Tailin Lyngdoh, was allegedly asked to leave the Delhi Golf Club for wearing a traditional Khasi dress and told that she 'resembled a maid,' Vivekanand Lal Sondhi, husband of Dr. Nivedita Barthakur, who the former is a governess to, on Wednesday said that it was time the old institutions let their beliefs go.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): A day after Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav met rape accused and former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati at the Lucknow District Jail and asserted of a 'false campaign' being carried out against him, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan said that since the former was a senior leader, he shouldn't be saying such things, citing that the judiciary was doing its job.

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Dengue, Chikungunya menace in Delhi: HC to continue hearing

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 01:13 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Delhi High Court will today continue the hearing on several petitions seeking action by the Delhi Government and civic authorities to stop the spread of Dengue and Chikungunya in the national capital.

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Delhi HC to continue hearing on Kushak nallah cleaning issue

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 00:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Delhi High Court will today continue the hearing on a plea seeking cleaning of Kushak drain in the national capital. The petition was filed after the Public Works Department (PWD) of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government and other civic agencies had disregarded court orders to clean it by June.

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Faraskhana blast case: Maha ATS says all five accused dead

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 22:34 IST     

Pune (Maharsahtra) [India], June 27 (ANI): The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Tuesday filed a final report in connection of Faraskhana blast case to Additional session judge in Pune.

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NCERT books informative but less activity oriented: Sisodia

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 21:24 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said the National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT) textbooks focus heavily on information and are less activity oriented, and thus require a lot of revision over its content.

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New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): NITI Aayog's vice chairman Arvind Panagariya on Tuesday asserted that large proportion of traders have already registered in Goods and Service Tax (GST) and appealed for optimism.

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Murder case registered in Byculla Jail inmate death

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 21:19 IST     

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] June 27 (ANI): Mumbai police has registered a murder case in connection with the death of a woman inmate in Byculla Jail.

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