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Govt. releases commemorative postage stamp on tourism on 70th I-Day

Updated: Aug 15, 2016 15:13 IST      
Govt. releases commemorative postage stamp on tourism on 70th I-Day

New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Monday released a commemorative postage stamp on Tourism in India on the occasion of 70th Independence Day.

Speaking on the occasion he said that the theme tourism was selected on account of tourism sector being an economically important and rapidly growing industry.

He said that tourism is fast emerging as one of the majors sectors of the economy and generating huge employment opportunity across the country. (ANI)

Two dead, five injured in Delhi bus-rickshaw collision

Updated: May 24, 2017 15:10 IST     

New Delhi (India], May 24 (ANI): Two people were killed and few suffered injuries after a low-floor DTC bus lost control and rammed into a group of public transport vehicles here outside the Azadpur Metro station on Wednesday.

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New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday wrote to Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II to convey India's condemnation of the heinous terror attack in Manchester and reiterated India's support to UK in its fight against terrorism.

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Jaipur: ATS busts fake Army recruitment racket, 4 held

Updated: May 24, 2017 14:54 IST     

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 24 (ANI): The Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday arrested four people for their alleged involvement with a fake Army recruitment racket.

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New Delhi [India], May 24(ANI): A delegation of opposition leaders led by senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee here, urging him to reject the Land Acquisition Amendment passed by the Andhra Pradesh Assembly as it compromises the interest of the farmers.

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New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Centre, the Delhi Government and the Delhi University (DU) over the plea seeking preference in admission in the DU for the students domicile in Delhi.

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Bihar Liquor Ban: SC to hear plea on May 29

Updated: May 24, 2017 14:12 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to hear the plea regarding the extension of deadline for moving liquor stocks out of Bihar, on May 29th.

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New Delhi [India],May 24(ANI): After receiving complaints from public that their grievances are not being addressed, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has issued a strong directive ordering the officials of the Delhi Government to not leave their seats between 10.00 a. m. to 11.00a.m.

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Military funeral with full honors held for Naugam bravehearts

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:52 IST     

Solan (Himachal Pradesh) [India], May 24 (ANI): A funeral with full military honours was organized for the three bravehearts hailing from Nepal at Gorkha Regiment Base camp in Sapathu in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.

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IAF rejects Pakistan's claim of flying jets near Siachen

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:37 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday categorically ruled out any air space violation by Islamabad on the Indian side, as being reported by Pakistan media.

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Guwahati (Assam) [India], May 24 (ANI): A veteran paramilitary officer serving with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the North East, Rajnish Rai today alleged that an encounter in Chirang district in Assam in which the security forces killed two alleged terrorists, was staged.

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Saharanpur clashes: Violence broke out following 'rumours'

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:18 IST     

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 24 (ANI): A day after one person was killed and around 12 others injured after fresh clashes erupted in Saharanpur, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Subhash Chandra Dubey on Wednesday said the violence broke out following rumors.

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J-K: Terrorist's body recovered from Shamshabari range

Updated: May 24, 2017 13:11 IST     

Shamshabari range (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 24 (ANI): An Indian Army patrol along Shamshabari Range in Jammu and Kashmir, recovered an unidentified terrorist's body in decomposed condition yesterday afternoon.

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New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of trying to suppress the voices of the Dalit community, who are demanding equality and justice.

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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 24 (ANI): In the wake of the deadly Uttarkashi accident, Madhya Pradesh Chief Mister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that a special coach will be attached to a train for those families, who want to bring the deceased home for cremation.

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IT Dept raids over 15 locations across UP, Delhi

Updated: May 24, 2017 12:46 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 24(ANI): The Income Tax department on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of top bureaucrats at over 15 locations on the suspicion of concealment of income.

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New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): After former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister voiced his displeasure on the Major Leetul Gogoi's 'human-shield' issue, National Panthers Party (NPP) leader Bhim Singh on Wednesday said the statement is a clear indication of a 'frustrated young man' who lost power and opportunity to loot the people of the Valley.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 24 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested B. Madan of Vendhar Movies on Wednesday under the provision of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) for cheating the public to the tune of Rs 91 crores in the guise of medical seats admissions in SRM Group of Institutions.

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Ahmedabad serial blasts accused nabbed from Kerala

Updated: May 24, 2017 12:23 IST     

Trivandrum (Kerala) [India], May 24 (ANI): Suhaib Pottanikkal, accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case was arrested by the Crime Branch from Kerala on Wednesday.

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New Delhi [India],May 24(ANI): Karnataka Administrative Service officer K. Mathai has filed a complaint against four IAS officer alleging harassment in the murder case of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari, who was found dead in a mysterious conditions outside a VIP guest house in Lucknow.

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IT raids premises of top bureaucrats across Uttar Pradesh

Updated: May 24, 2017 11:54 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)[India], May 24 (ANI): The Income Tax department on Wednesday conducted raids at the premises of several top bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh.

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