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BSNL to provide broadband services to rural post offices

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 20:36 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL), the Department of Posts and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) have signed a tripartite agreement for providing broadband connectivity of BharatNet to post offices in rural areas.

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Urban Housing Mission to be implemented in NCT Delhi

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 20:19 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between his ministry, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) enabling implementation of the Urban Housing Mission in National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.

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New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday welcomed Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades at the joint press conference asserting that the India has contributed personnel to the UN Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus.

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Army Chief assures Bhutan of continued support

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 19:17 IST     

Thimpu (Bhutan) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, who is on a goodwill visit to Bhutan from April 27 to 30 today said that the Indian Army would continue with its special relationship with the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) in terms of training assistance and support in capability building.

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New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): Pakistan's consistent denial of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav suggests him already being executed, said former union home secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader R.K. Singh on Friday.

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Kerala organises first ever transgender athletic meet

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 19:14 IST     

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Kerala on Friday organised the country's first transgender one-day athletic meet here in which 132 participants from 12 districts participated.

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Give jawans shoot at sight orders: Wife of Sukma martyr

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 19:06 IST     

Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): The wife of a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who lost his life in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, on Friday demanded that paramilitary personnel be given shoot at sight orders to tackle left wing extremism.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reached 7, Lok Kalyan Marg to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to brief the latter on implementation of development package for Jammu and Kashmir.

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New Delhi [India] Apr 28 (ANI): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the government following the footsteps of Uttar Pradesh has decided to cancel holidays on birth and death anniversaries of great icons.

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Gayatri Prajapati's bail stayed by Allahabad HC

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 18:18 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday stayed the bail given to former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati in a rape case by a local court.

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Goa: SpiceJet flight takes off without informing passengers

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 17:59 IST     

Panaji (Goa) [India] Apr 28 (ANI): A SpiceJet flight number SG172 on Friday took off without informing the passengers and left them stranded with their luggage at the Goa airport.

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Bank robbery foiled in Anantnag, one militant arrested

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 17:59 IST     

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Alert security forces on Friday foiled a bid by two militants to loot a branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank (JK Bank) here. One militant was arrested, while the other managed to flee.

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New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): A six-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India J. S. Khehar on Friday dismissed the curative petition filed by the Government of Kerala in the Soumya rape and murder case.

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New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Friday sent alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar to judicial custody till May 12 and Hawala operator Naresh Jain in connection with a bribery case to police remand till April 30.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Power Minister Shrikant Sharma on Friday announced a 100-day scrutiny programme for infrastructural issues.

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Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Special Director-General (anti-naxal operation) D.M. Awasthi on Friday chaired a high-level meeting on anti-naxal operation.

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Narada sting: Calcutta HC for probe against TMC leader

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 17:26 IST     

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to continue probe in the Narada case against Trinamool Congress' Aparupa Poddar.

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Chhattisgarh Assembly passes GST Bill

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 17:08 IST     

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 28 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Assembly on Friday passed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill.

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Pak wants to give clean chit to Saeed, Lakhvi : Nikam

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 16:50 IST     

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Noted public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Friday said that Pakistan wants to give a clean chit to Lashkar-e-Taiba (leT) founder Hafiz Saeed and its commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in 26/11 terror attack case by rejecting India's demand for reinvestigation.

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Lokpal Act: Congress accuses BJP of double standards

Updated: Apr 28, 2017 16:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): The Congress Party on Friday accused the Central Government of double standards, while stating that it's almost three years since Prime Minister Narendra Modi resumed office and they have done nothing about the Lokpal Act.

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