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Sonia Gandhi pays obeisance on Prakash Parv

Updated: Jan 05, 2017 07:00 IST

New Delhi[India], Jan. 5(ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday paid obeisance to 10th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji as the nation celebrates 350th Prakash Parv.

Gandhi said that Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji was not only creator of the gracious " Khalsa," but was also a renowned spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher.

He sacrificed his entire life at the altar of safeguarding the rights of underprivileged and fought against injustice, tyranny and social differences.

"It is a day to rededicate ourselves to the ideals of equality, brotherhood and compassion as epitomised by Guru Gobind Singhji, she said. His profound message of leading an honest, truthful and virtuous life continues to guide and inspire entire humanity", she said.(ANI)

Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): The snow-capped Gulmarg town in Jammu and Kashmir recently hosted a 15-day scout and guides camp that witnessed participation of hundreds of youth.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 24 (ANI): Asserting that women safety is the top priority of Yogi Adityanath-led government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday lashed out at the opposition for dubbing the anti-Romeo squad as Hindutva agenda and said it is a result of frustration as they failed to maintain law and order in Uttar Pradesh during their tenure.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Thanking India for its support over the recent London attack, British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith said Thursday that UK's collaboration with New Delhi over counter-terrorism is an important part of bilateral relations.

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Mumbai [India], Mar 23 (ANI): The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court asserting that they are ready to resume their duties if the government assures them adequate security.

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Chennai [Tamil Nadu], Mar 23 (ANI): The no confidence motion moved by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) against Speaker P. Dhanapal got defeated by voice vote in the Tamil Nadu Assembly today.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] Mar. 23 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday requested the resident doctors to withdraw their strike immediately and ensured them security.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing in connection with the plea of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) against the Delhi High Court order allowing the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to auction the Taj Mansingh Hotel, located in the Lutyen's zone, for next week.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Ma Foi K. Pandiarajan on Thursday said that All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) veteran E. Madhusudhanan is the only qualified candidate to carry forward late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's legacy.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Thursday ordered the doctors on strike to resume their duties and give some time to the government for providing them proper security.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a meeting with the Members of Parliament from Uttar Pradesh and directed them not to interfere in the state of affairs in the politically crucial state.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked all parties to file their response in the Babri Masjid case.

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GST Bill to be tabled in LS tomorrow

Updated: Mar 23, 2017 12:32 IST

By Shailesh Yadav

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Ashok Chavan on 19 MLAs suspended

Updated: Mar 23, 2017 12:32 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Expressing grave concern over the suspension of 19 MLAs till December 31 in connection with the uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly on March 18 during the budget announcement, former chief minister Ashok Chavan on Thursday said the BJP-led government must have resolve the issue instead of taking such an extreme step.

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Mandya (Karnataka), Mar. 23 (ANI): Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing her education loan so that she could complete her studies, the Muslim girl from Karnataka today said the former is connected with the masses and added that he has not launched the schemes just for namesake but implemented them in true sense.

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New Delhi [India] Mar. 23 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday allotted 'hat' symbol to the V.K. Sasikala's faction with the name AIDMK Amma while 'electricity pole' symbol was given to the O. Panneerselvam camp with the name AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Mar. 23 (ANI): Terror suspects Atif and Danish were on Thursday arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with the Lucknow terror operation.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved setting up of National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (NSEBC) as a Constitutional body.

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Bastar (Chhattisgarh), Mar.22 (ANI): The Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region have given a call for nationwide shutdown on March 29.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 23 (ANI): A woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at the Kashmere Gate metro station here on Thursday.

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New Delhi [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Slamming Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for not being able to take concrete action against his cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu who has refused to quit his television career, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday said that the cricketer-turned politician holds a post which requires 24 hour presence.

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