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Govt urges Oppn not to politicise Sukma attack

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 17:04 IST     

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday urged the opposition not to politicise the gruesome attack by the Naxals on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district and assured strict action by the government.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 25 (ANI): Even as the Centre vowed to take action against the perpetrators post the deadly Sukma Naxal attack, the Congress on Tuesday urged the government to develop a coherent strategy by taking suggestions from different political parties and ensure that such attacks do not occur ever again.

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Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 25 (ANI): The Government of Kazakhstan has appointed well-known businessman and chairman of Kirtilals Suraj Shantakumar as its Honorary Consul for the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

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Sukma attack: WB, TN announce ex-gratia to victims' families

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:47 IST     

Kolkata/Chennai/Raipur (West Bengal/Tamil Nadu/Chhattisgarh) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The governments of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have in the wake of the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district announced Rs. five lakh and Rs. 20 lakh ex-gratia to the families of the victims.

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Northeast India's largest IT hub comes up in Tripura

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:36 IST     

Agartala (Tripura) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Northeast India's largest Information Technology (IT) hub was inaugurated at Agartala to boost employment and e-governance besides to export software technology.

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Telangana to curb land encroachment with Tablets

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:30 IST     

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] Apr 25 (ANI): Telangana's Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mehmood Ali on Tuesday distributed Tablet PCs to the Village Revenue Officers (VROs) of Hyderabad district to curb land encroachment.

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AIADMK symbol: Chandrashekhar's police custody extended

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:21 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Hours after All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran accepted that he met Sukesh Chandrashekhar in his bribery dealing with the Election Commission of India (ECI), a Delhi Court on Tuesday extended the alleged middleman's police custody till April 28.

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Honey trap case: Conditional bail granted to Mangalam CEO

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:21 IST     

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional bail to Mangalam channel CEO Ajith Kumar and reporter R. Jayachandran in connection with a honey trap case.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu Government to not open any Tasmac liquor shops for the next three months after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) plea on government's attempt to circumvent the Supreme Court's order.

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Modi Govt has no policy to tackle Naxal threat: Cong

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:12 IST     

New Delhi [India] Apr 25 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday cornered the Centre over the Sukma attack, saying neither corruption nor the Naxal problems got solved post demonetisation as claimed by the ruling dispensation.

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Fake passport case: Seven-year jail term for Chhota Rajan

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Tuesday awarded seven years jail term to noted gangster Chhota Rajan and three others in connection with a fake passport case.

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Haryana farmers will be arrested if they burn stubble

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India] Apr 25 (ANI): The Haryana Police will now arrest those farmers who would burn stubble.

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Sukma attack: How Naxals cracked CRPF's ROP duty

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 25 (ANI): As many as 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in the encounter with Naxals that took place in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

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NGT raps UP Govt. over contaminated groundwater

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday showed its displeasure with the Uttar Pradesh Government on poor implementation of its order and asked why the tribunal should not close the industries which are polluting the river and groundwater of six districts of the western part of the state.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, while extending greetings to the people of Tanzania on the eve of the Union Day of Tanzania (April 26), assured to strengthen the commitment of multi-faceted relations between the two countries in the upcoming years.

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SC to hear cattle smuggling matter post summer vacation

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:37 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted the case concerning smuggling of cattle across the India-Bangladesh border for further hearing after summer vacation.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and the Uttarakhand Government over illegal and unregulated flying of helicopters to the Kedarnath shrine.

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Lucknow: POCSO court grants bail to Gayatri Prajapati

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:36 IST     

Lucknow (UP) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader and former minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati was on Tuesday granted bail by a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in connection with a case of an alleged sexual assault of a minor girl.

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Grieved families of Sukma bravehearts demand justice

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:24 IST     

Patna/Amritsar/Sikar/Jashpur [India], Apr 25 (ANI): "Death of my husband should be avenged", said a tear eyed wife of CRPF jawan Banmali who lost his life in yesterday's attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

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Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU's new admission policy

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:24 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations.

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