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Avanindranath Rao's book on contribution of people hailing from K'taka released

Updated: Jan 01, 2017 21:54 IST      
Avanindranath Rao's book on contribution of people hailing from K'taka released

New Delhi [India], Jan. 1 (ANI): Karnataka Sangha today released a book by Dr. Avanindranath Rao about the contribution of people hailing from Karnataka to the culture of Delhi.

The book contains articles on Smt. Sarojini Mahishi, founder of the Karnataka Sangha; Shri I. Ramamohan Rao, who helped build the cultural complex being the Principal Information Officer and Information advisor to the Prime Minister; and Dr Bilimale, former president of the Karnataka Sangha and presently head of the Kannada chair in the JNU; Dr Shivaprakash and others.

The programme also included the contribution made in the evolution of Ayurveda by Dhanvantary. Dr. Holla presented the contribution by Dhanvantary in a Yakshagana form.(ANI)

Court to hear defamation suit against Kapil Mishra, Sirsa

Updated: May 29, 2017 17:03 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): A Delhi court will hear Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain's defamation case filed against Kapil Mishra and BJP-SAD MLA Majinder Singh Sirsa for leveling corruption charges against him.

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Bihar: 29 killed in lightning, storm

Updated: May 29, 2017 16:48 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], May 29 (ANI): As many as 29 persons were killed in separate lightning, storm and rain-related incidents in Bihar.

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Arunachal Police intensify search operations for Sukhoi-30 crew

Updated: May 29, 2017 16:33 IST      By: By Pradeep Kumar

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], May 29 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh Home Parliamentary Secretary Pani Taram today said that search operations have been intensified on the ground to locate missing crew members of the Sukhoi-30 fighter jet.

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Kolkata's Ananya Maiti tops ISC exam

Updated: May 29, 2017 16:33 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): With the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations declaring its Class 12 results on Tuesday, Ananya Maiti from Kolkata secured first position by scoring 99.5 percent.

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Mamata Govt. runs on policies of Imams like Barkati: BJP

Updated: May 29, 2017 16:13 IST     

Kolkata/ New Delhi [India] May 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday strongly objected to the use of red beacon by West Bengal Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Arup Biswas despite the Centre's ban on it.

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DA case: Bail granted to Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

Updated: May 29, 2017 16:05 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday granted bail to all accused including Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife in the disproportionate assets matter.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): A special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court will pronounce its judgment on June 16 against underworld don Abu Salem and others in connection with the 1993 blasts case.

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UP Police assures swift action in Rampur molestation

Updated: May 29, 2017 15:56 IST     

Lucknow(Uttar Pradesh), May 29, (ANI): Reacting sharply to the Rampur molestation case, Uttar Pradesh ADG Law and Order Aditya Mishra on Monday dubbed the incident as 'sad', while saying that the police would ensure that such misconduct is not repeated in future.

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Delhi Legislative Assembly members share views on GST

Updated: May 29, 2017 15:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Monday reviewed various aspects of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) proposal being introduced by Centre by July 1 and according to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia cleared some of their doubts on it.

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Chidambaram clarifies over FIPB charges, defends Karti

Updated: May 29, 2017 15:35 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 29 (ANI): Speaking strongly over the controversy surrounding his son Karti Chidambaram in connection with a money laundering case, former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that his son had never met any officer connected with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), adding that the course of law will expose the mischief makers.

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New Delhi [India] May 29 (ANI): Condemning the incident where Youth Congress activists publically butchered a calf in Kerala's Kannur to protest against the Centre's cattle ban, the Congress on Monday assured that the party is committed to bring people together, adding they will ensure that nobody's sentiments are hurt.

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Cyclone Mora: Indian Army ready to assist Bangladesh

Updated: May 29, 2017 15:29 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): With the deep depression forming in Bay of Bengal, Mora has now become a cyclonic storm and is all set to hit Bangladesh and Myanmar.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] May 29 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras students, who organised a beef-festival to oppose the Centre's indirect ban on beef, say they wanted to protest as the Narendra Modi government's move is akin to fascism.

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Money laundering: Delhi HC grants bail to Paras Mal Lodha

Updated: May 29, 2017 14:55 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday granted bail to Kolkata-based businessman Paras Mal Lodha, in connection with a money laundering case.

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Chhattisgarh: Maoists threaten Akshay, Saina for helping CRPF

Updated: May 29, 2017 14:55 IST     

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] May 29 (ANI): Maoists in Chhattisgarh have threatened Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and ace badminton player Saina Nehwal for financially assisting families of 12 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men, who sacrificed their lives in a Maoist ambush in March in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

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AOL slams NGT report on destroying Yamuna floodplain area

Updated: May 29, 2017 14:31 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): The Art of Living (AOL) on Monday objected the report filed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the damage to the biodiversity of the Yamuna River.

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Cattle ban: DMK to protest against Centre in Chennai

Updated: May 29, 2017 14:26 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 29 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working President M K Stalin will lead a protest against the Centre and the state government on May 31, over the cattle slaughter ban.

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New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central government to explore the provision of providing safety and security to a family from Manipur allegedly being threatened at the behest of the state's Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, whose son Ajay Meetai is involved in a 2011 road rage case.

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Washim (Maharashtra) [India] May 29 (ANI): In a viral video circulating on the social media, cow vigilantes can be seen shouting slogans and assaulting two youth for allegedly possessing beef in Malegaon tehsil of Maharashtra's Washim.

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New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): A Delhi court on Friday extended the judicial custody of ousted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran till June 12, in the Election Commission bribery case.

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