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West Bengal initiates fight against HIV/AIDS

Updated: Dec 10, 2016 08:27 IST

Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], Dec.10 (ANI): The West Bengal State Aids Prevention Camp Control Society (WBSAPCS) under the guidance of the Department of Health and Family Welfare is planning to involve hoteliers of Darjeeling to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Noida (Uttar Pradesh),[India] Dec.10 (ANI): Reacting to the arrest of former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi in the AugustaWestaland deal, senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), is acting at the behest of the Centre and wants to divert attention from the demonetisation "fiasco."

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Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Demonetisation of high value currency has completed a month and there seems to be no respite for people residing in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec.10 (ANI): On the one hand Janata Dal United leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is openly supporting the demonetisation move initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but on the other hand, several JD-U supporters and local Bengalurians staged protests against it by performing the last rights of an ATM machine near the Mysore Bank Circle.

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Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive, some temples in Kanpur are now accepting donations through mobile wallet service providers.

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Chennai [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Tamil film actress Gautami Tadimalla on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order probe into the sequence of events surrounding the hospitalisation and death of late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa.

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Patna (Bihar) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Commenting on the arrest of former Indian Air Force chief S. P. Tyagi for his alleged involvement in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal scam, the Janata Dal (United) said Saturday that the delayed arrest raises suspicion.

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Banaskantha [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a farmers' rally in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat today and will also inaugurate a milk co-operative dairy plant and other dairy projects in Deesa.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): The CBI will produce before the court today former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi and seek his remand after he was arrested yesterday in the Agusta Westland helicopter deal case.

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Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir cabinet on Friday accorded sanction to the transfer of state land measuring 1309 Kanals and 02 marlas in Awantipora of Pulwama District in favour of the Health and Medical Education Department for establishment of an AIIMS-like institution.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): India and Vietnam on Friday signed an agreement on Cooperation in Peaceful use of Atomic Energy signed.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): A special NIA court on Friday convicted two persons under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for their involvement in smuggling and circulation of high quality Indian currency notes.

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Mamata terms Parrikar's remarks 'defamatory'

Updated: Dec 09, 2016 22:20 IST

Kolkata [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): Taking a strong exception to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's remark on the army deployment issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said it does not behove of a Union Minister to pass "near-defamatory" remarks on a Chief Minister of any State, and asked him to "rectify his attitude".

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Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar) [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): More than 1,200 stranded tourists were evacuated from Neil and Havelock islands of Andaman and Nicobar by five naval ships, two coast guard ships and three Indian Air Force choppers.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): Vietnam National Assembly President Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said the bilateral Agreement on Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, which is being signed today, will further strengthen the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between India and Vietnam.

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Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): Hours after the nine member committee suspended AAP MP Bhagwant Mann for the rest of the Winter Session for breaching security by filming the parliament, the lawmaker from Sangrur on Friday asserted that he did not commit any mistake and only wanted to show how the Parliaments works.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): Former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi, his cousin and an advocate, who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday in connection with an ongoing investigation to a case related to the alleged irregularities in the procurement of VVIPs helicopters, will be produced before a court tomorrow.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday exempted differently-abled people from standing when the national anthem would be played in cinema halls across the country.

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Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India], Dec. 9(ANI): Once a Naxal-hit area, Palnar village in Dantewada district has become the "first cashless village" in Chhattisgarh.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec. 9 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a charge sheet in the Court of the Principal Special Judge for CBI cases in Chennai against former Union Minister of Communication and Information Technology Dayanidhi Maran, two former BSNL Chief General Managers, Additional Personal Secretary to Maran, two officials of a private channel and a Chairman and Managing Director of private channel under various sections of Indian Penal Code.

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