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Sukma: Three jawans injured in IED blast by Naxals

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 20:36 IST     

Bastar (Chhattisgarh) [India] Aug 15 (ANI): At least three jawans were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast by Naxals in Sukma district on Tuesday.

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Srinagar [India], Aug. 15 (ANI): Pakistan on Tuesday violated ceasefire in Baaz and Nambla areas of Uri Sector in Baramulla District of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 15 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik suddenly fell unwell while attending the Independence Day celebrations today at Mahatma Gandhi Marg.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Aug 15 (ANI): Overnight rains in Bengaluru have resulted in severe waterlogging in many areas, especially in southern and eastern parts, as the city witnessed record breaking rains.

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Zero infiltration on Pak border controlled by BSF since 2016

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 18:43 IST     

Wagah border (Punjab) [India], August 15 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) has asserted that there has been zero infiltration on Pakistan border which is controlled by the BSF since January 2016.

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Bihar floods: 56 killed so far

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 17:39 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Additional Secretary Disaster Management Department of Bihar Anirudh Kumar on Tuesday said that 56 people have lost their lives in the state due to floods.

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Indian Army on trail of Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz's killers

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 17:25 IST     

New Delhi [India] Aug 15 (ANI): On the occasion of Independence Day, Lieutenant General J S Sandhu on Tuesday remembered 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz who was killed by terrorists in Shopian, and assured that his killers have been identified and that the Indian Army is on their trail.

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Patna (Bihar) [India], August 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said that surgical strike by former prime minister Indira Gandhi separated Pakistan and Bangladesh, whilst the one by Prime Minster Narendra Modi was just a drama.

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Jammu and Kashmir: School renamed after late Lt. Ummer Fayaz

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 17:08 IST     

Behibagh (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 15 (ANI): To honour the death of Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, who was abducted and killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army today on the occasion of Independence Day, renamed a school after the former as "Lt Ummer Goodwill School."

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New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah said today that although Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on 'embracing Kashmiris' in his Independence Day address was well received, everyone is getting 'weary of yet more talk and no concrete action' on the matter.

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New Delhi [India], Aug.15 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India celebrated India's 71st Independence Day anniversary with great joy and enthusiasm on Tuesday.

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CPI (M) demands 'action' rather than 'mere Red Fort speeches'

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 15:55 IST     

Kolkata/New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday demanded action from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Independence Day speech from Red Fort.

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New Delhi/Nagpur [India] August 15 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday said that Independence Day is for the entire nation to celebrate and it is not for any particular political party.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Tuesday said that unlike other newly formed states Telangana has swiftly dealt with challenges which came its way.

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Panaji (Goa) [India] August 15 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has advised IIT graduates not to crave for glamorous jobs.

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New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): As many as four persons were killed and over 15 injured after two vehicles collided on the Chittorgarh-Udaipur highway.

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UP Madrasas celebrate Independence Day by unfurling tricolor

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 14:35 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] August 15 (ANI): Amidst mix reactions over the Uttar Pradesh Government's directive to record Independence Day celebrations in madrassas (Islamic Schools), Lucknow's Firangi Mahal Madrasa unfurled the tricolor today.

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Will make Goa garbage free by 2020: CM Parrikar

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 14:02 IST     

Panaji (Goa) [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said Goa will be made garbage free by 2020.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug. 15 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday expressed confidence in the Supreme Court, saying that a plea challenging Article 35A of the Constitution will be dismissed by the apex court.

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Congress 'disappointed' with PM Modi's I-Day address

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 13:33 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday branded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day address as 'disappointing', and termed it as a betrayal of the youth, farmers and weaker sections of society.

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