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CBSE releases advisory for board examinees of Delhi

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 19:33 IST     

New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released an advisory note on Saturday regarding the board examination paper scheduled for March 20.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Saturday clarified that various news papers on March 17 and 18 have carried the news indicating that the commission is in the process of winding up the Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy which is blatantly false.

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It's official! Yogi Adityanath to be next UP CM

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 18:50 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Putting an end to all speculations, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday named its senior party leader Yogi Adityanath as the next Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar.18 (ANI): The Kashmir society international has organised Naat competitions in Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST)for the school children.

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Chhattisgarh: Six naxals killed, encounter underway

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 18:30 IST     

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): As many as six naxals were killed in an encounter still underway on Saturday in Dantewada's Burdum.

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AAP asks Manoj Tiwari to apologise for misconduct

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 18:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], Mar. 18(ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) on Saturday demanded for an apology from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Delhi president Manoj Tiwari for his misconduct with a lady at a function where she requested the singer-turned politician to sing few lines.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Expressing disappointment over the announcement made by Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar in the state budget for 2017-18, the opposition MLAs burnt copies of the same outside the assembly today.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Slamming Pakistan over the controversy surrounding missing of two Indian clerics, the defence experts on Saturday said it is Islamabad's responsibility to inform the Indian High Commission about their whereabouts, adding the incident was against the diplomatic protocol.

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This Hyderabad store offers age-old collection for bookworms

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 18:10 IST     

Hyderabad [India], Mar.18 (ANI): In the age where Kindle is taking over the world, a shop in Khairatabad, Unique Book Centre, is trying to boost the book-reading culture by offering age-old books.

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Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): After recent social media post of International Kick Boxing Champion Tajamul Islam, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the president of the state's sports council, decided to release an amount of Rs. 10 lakh for the up-gradation of sports infrastructure at Ali Academy, Bandipora.

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Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust felicitates freedom fighters

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 17:31 IST     

New Delhi [India], Mar. 18: Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust had yesterday organized "Bharat Maa Gaurav Sandhya" a musical program of patriotic songs, to felicitate families of freedom fighters, in the remembrance of their supreme sacrifice.

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Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday taunted Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying the latter is the biggest problem for the grand old party at this point of time.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): While expressing disappointment over justice still a dream for many in the country, Chief Justice of India J. S. Khehar on Saturday said expeditious disposal of cases is the need of the hour, adding that the voiceless and vulnerable must not be denied legal aid and services.

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Sonipat (Haryana) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the requirement of today's educational system is to focus on innovation and research, adding that India's education system will have to take on the challenge of tapping its 'demographic dividend'.

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Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): A Gurugram sessions court on Saturday sentenced thirteen persons to life imprisonment and five-year jail term to four in the 2012 Maruti factory violence case.

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Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Expressing anguish over losing the Punjab Assembly polls to the Congress, former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has launched a tirade against the voters and asserted that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) probably "gave people too much that they threw up".

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Sajid Ali, the son of missing cleric Asif Ali Nizami, on Saturday requested the agencies in Pakistan to free his father, adding the former is innocent and not involved in any unwanted activities.

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Punjab Cabinet bans liquor vends, reduces its numbers as well

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 16:38 IST     

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): The Punjab Cabinet on Saturday banned operation of all liquor vends within 500 metres from national and state highways under the excise policy approved today.

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Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): After recent social media post of International Kick Boxing Champion Tajamul Islam, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the President of Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council, decided to release an amount of Rs. 10 lakh for the up-gradation of sports infrastructure at Ali Academy Bandipora.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): Congratulating Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the new state government will return the tremendous affection shown by the people with record development.

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