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Jammu (J-K) [India], August 16 (ANI): Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch Sector of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Wednesday.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday will continue hearing in the Cauvery water issue dispute involving tussle between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Aug 16 (ANI): After Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray claimed that the government should bring in a law to make singing of Vande Mataram compulsory, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose on Wednesday said that instead of imposing something, we should inspire the youth to such an extent that they themselves adopt such a thing.

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Cyber experts welcome ban on Blue Whale challenge

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 05:37 IST     

Mumbai/ New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Welcoming the Government of India's direction to internet majors Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove links of the dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge, cyber experts on Wednesday said that the government need to come up with more innovative strategies to deal with such self harm games.

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Congress welcomes Modi's 'embrace' assertion on Kashmir

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 04:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's passionate statement that the Kashmir unrest can be solved with an 'embrace', saying that latter believes in such a policy then he should move towards attaining it.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], August 16 (ANI): Two persons lost their lives while 197 others injured at different places in Dahi Handi-related incidents while forming human pyramids on the eve of Janamashtami that was celebrated with fervour yesterday in Maharashtra.

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Nation soaks in Janmashtami celebrations

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 02:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Soaked in religious fervour and festive spirit, thousands of devotees thronged in various temples across the nation on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna.

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RSS flag-hoisting row: BJP takes on 'insecure' Pinarayi Govt.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 02:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Condemning the action initiated against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for raising the tricolour at a school in Kerala, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the "insecure" government of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had resorted to an undemocratic, unconstitutional and unwarranted step.

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Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama greeted India on the occasion of its 71st Independence Day and said the country can combine modern education, technology, and material development and at the same time bring peace of mind.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] Aug 15 (ANI): Parents of a sixteen-year-old boy who committed suicide on July 26, raised doubts on Tuesday that it was due to the Blue Whale Challenge game that their son ended his life.

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New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): In a bid to make Goa drug-free, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Azgaonkar has asserted the politicians in the state must assist the police of Goa in drug-related cases, rather than keeping them under bounds.

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New Delhi [India] Aug 15 (ANI): On the occasion of 71st Independence Day, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar on Tuesday stated that every citizen should be proud of his or her religion while being equally proud of their Indian identity.

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New Delhi [India], Aug. 15 (ANI): In a jibe directed towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi following his passionate statement saying the Kashmir unrest can be solved with an 'embrace', senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday reminded the former that 'one cannot embrace with a gun in hand'.

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Airoli (Maharashtra) [India], August 15 (ANI): A second case of death has been reported from Maharashtra on the eve of Janmashtami, as a 34-year old was electrocuted in a Dahi handi program in Mumbai's Airoli today.

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New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): In a special gesture on the occasion of India's 71st Independence Day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday announced that the Ministry will grant medical visa in all bonafide cases pending with them.

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Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) [India] Aug 15 (ANI): A two-year-old boy, Chandrasekhar fell into a borewell in Guntur's Vinukonda town on Tuesday and efforts are being made to rescue him.

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PM Modi thanks Trump for uniting world against North Korea

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 21:07 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked United States President Donald Trump for his strong leadership in uniting the world against the threats posed by North Korea.

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Palakkad [India], Aug. 15 (ANI): After action was initiated against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for defying the state government's order and raising the Tricolour at Pallakad's Karnakayamman Higher Secondary School today, the RSS has issued a statement attacking the CPI (M)-led Kerala Government saying it was practicing divisive politics.

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Palghar (Maharashtra) [India], August 15 (ANI): In a tragic development, a man died while forming a human pyramid during Dahi Handi celebrations on the eve of Janamashtami in Dhansar Kashipada of Palghar district on Tuesday.

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Bihar: Sushil Modi's convoy attacked by alleged RJD workers

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 20:39 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India] Aug 15 (ANI): Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's convoy was attacked on Tuesday near Chaksikandar in Vaishali district.

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