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Aurangabad court sends suspected ISIS operative to police custody till July 20

Updated: Jul 14, 2016 20:27 IST      
Aurangabad court sends suspected ISIS operative to police custody till July 20

Aurangabad, July 14 (ANI): The suspected ISIS operative, who was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Parbhani today, has been sent to police custody till July 20 by an Aurangabad court.

The 31-year-old Naser bin Yafai Chaus, a resident of Maharashtra's Parbhani district, was reportedly in touch with another wanted accused Farooque based in Syria.

He was also allegedly trying to influence youth through social networking sites using different handles and profiles.

On Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested two persons in connection with the ongoing investigation of a terrorist conspiracy case in Hyderabad.

The NIA had on June 22 lodged a common FIR against ISIS for 'criminal conspiracy to wage war against the Government of India' by collecting weapons and explosive materials to target public places, religious sites and sensitive government buildings in various parts of the country. (ANI)

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday announced that the state government has decided to waive off Rs. 34,000 crores in loans and added all ministers and MLAs will give a month's salary to support the loan waiver.

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New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): Defence expert Praful Bakshi on Saturday said the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump would be of great significance.

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New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) demanded identification of the political connections of the criminals and appropriate action in a case where a youth was murdered after a scuffle broke out in a train over a seat in Haryana's Palwal.

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New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): In wake of the ongoing political conflict between Bihar Chief Minister (CM) Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav over the upcoming presidential polls, Member of Parliament (MP) Shatrugan Sinha urged both leaders to resolve their conflict for the benefit of Bihar.

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Rhino horn, Tokay Gecko worth over Rs two crore seized in WB

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 17:07 IST     

Alipurduar (West Bengal) [India], June 24 (ANI): The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and forest department in a joint operation arrested a person with a Rhino horn and Tokay Gecko worth over Rs two crore.

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Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch sector

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 17:06 IST     

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 24 (ANI): Pakistan on Saturday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

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Film actors joining politics ruined Tamil Nadu: Swamy

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 16:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday took a jibe at Rajinikanth, who recently expressed his intentions to join politics, saying Tamil Nadu has been ruined because of film actors joining politics.

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2 people die in Kashmere Gate car accident

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 16:42 IST     

New Delhi [India] June 24, (ANI) : Two people died and two have been injured after a car ran over the pavement at Kashmere Gate in Delhi on Saturday.

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24/7 helpline '181' for launched for women in Manipur

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 16:31 IST     

Imphal (Manipur) [India], June 24 (ANI): In a bid to address problems faced by women in Manipur, the Biren Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government has launched a toll free 24/7 helpline number 181 for women in the state.

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Three jawans critical after encounter with Maoists in Sukma

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 14:56 IST     

Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India] June 24, (ANI): Three paramilitary personnel were critically injured on Saturday during an encounter with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Till the last reports came, total five jawans were injured who were evacuated and shifted to hospital.

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One arrested in Ballabhgarh murder case

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 14:43 IST     

Palwal (Haryana) [India], June 24 (ANI): The police on Saturday arrested one person in connection with a case wherein a youth was murdered after a scuffle broke out in a train over a seat here.

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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 24 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Minister Narottam Mishra, who was disqualified by the Election Commission for filing wrong accounts of his election-related expenditure, on Saturday said he will challenge the order in the high court.

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DSP Pandith murdered in cold-blood: Nirmal Singh

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 14:23 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] June 24 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Saturday termed death of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith a 'cold-blooded' murder.

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New Delhi [India] June 24 (ANI): The Centre has granted approval for a greenfield International Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida.

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Monsoon session of Parliament from July 17 to August 11

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 13:59 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): The monsoon session of Parliament will commence on the day voting for the presidential election will take place.

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Swine flu claims three more lives in Mumbai

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 13:54 IST     

Mumbai [India] June 24 (ANI): As many as three more patients succumbed to the H1N1 (Swine Flu) here on Saturday, taking the death toll to 10 this year.

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Rajasthan: Jat leaders call off their strike

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 13:34 IST     

Bharatpur (Rajasthan) [India], June 24 (ANI): The Jat community in Rajasthan's Bharatpur and Dholpur districts called off their agitation on Saturday after being given assurances by the state government that their demand for receiving the benefits of reservation under the OBC category would be taken up by the cabinet and resolved.

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Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 24 (ANI): A drunk society guard has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a 19-year-old student in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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Nitish Kumar is a cheat, claims RJD leader

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 13:10 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], June 24 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Bhai Virendra on Saturday described Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a cheat who has made a "big mistake" by extending his support to NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind over former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for the forthcoming presidential election.

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India cannot progress without Hindi, says Naidu

Updated: Jun 24, 2017 12:41 IST     

Ahmadabad (Gujarat) [India], June 24 (ANI): In the event of anti-Hindi backlash being witnessed across the country, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said Hindi is the national language of India and it is impossible to progress without the language.

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