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Delhi HC to hear Najeeb Ahmad case today

Updated: Jul 17, 2017 06:51 IST      
Delhi HC to hear Najeeb Ahmad case today

New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): The Delhi High Court will continue its hearing on Monday in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Najeeb Ahmad's missing case.

The case has been transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after the crime branch of Delhi Police failed to trace the JNU student.

On June 29, the CBI declared reward of Rs. 10 lakh for information about the whereabouts of missing Najeeb Ahmed.

He has been missing from the campus since October 16, 2016. The Delhi High Court handed over the case to the CBI after Najeeb's mother, Fatima Nafees, approached it as the Delhi Police failed to trace him. The court directed the CBI that the case should be monitored by an officer not less than the rank of DIG and posted matter for hearing on July 17.

The Delhi Police had also declared a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information about the whereabouts of Najeeb.

The CBI registered First Information Report (FIR) in June and started investigation.

It is alleged that there was an altercation between Najeeb and the students affiliated to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on 14 October 2016. (ANI)

Bihar Floods: Death toll rises to 341

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 22:04 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], August 22 (ANI): Additional Secretary Disaster Management Department of the Government of Bihar, Anirudh Kumar, on Tuesday said that 341 people have lost their lives in the state due to floods.

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4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Uttarakhand's Chamoli district

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 22:03 IST     

Chamoli (Uttarakhand ) [India], August 22 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Tuesday night at around 8:52 p m.

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Rajnath Singh hails SC triple talaq verdict as 'historic act'

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 22:02 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq as a 'historic act' of judicial courage.

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Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): To provide equality and a better living standard to every individual of the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asserted that the state government is planning to provide pensions to the transgender community.

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New Delhi [India], Aug.22 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a supplementary charge sheet against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Shahabuddin accusing him of criminal conspiracy and murder in the killing of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.

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Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajive Kumar on Tuesday submitted a report compiled by the four-member inquiry panel on the death of dozens of children in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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Odisha Govt, FICCI join hands to promote culture, tourism

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 20:53 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): In a bid to boost Odisha's culture and tourism, the Government of Odisha, in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), will organise the first ever Odisha Travel Bazaar in October in Bhubaneshwar.

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Man arrested for smuggling rare Indian Star Tortoises

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 20:47 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 22 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the Forest Protection Squad in Tamil Nadu have confirmed the arrest of a person for keeping 2515 rare Indian Star tortoises for smuggling purposes.

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Lt. Colonel Shrikant Purohit to be released soon

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 20:46 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): A special NIA Court issued the release order for Lt Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on Tuesday.

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Bareily acid attack: One of the four accused arrested

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 20:43 IST     

Bareily (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Augsut 22 (ANI): The main accused in the acid attack on two minor girls in Bareily has been arrested by the police here.

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Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asserted that providing good governance is the objective of his government.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Tuesday, upheld the Supreme Court's decision of banning the practice of Triple Talaq in Islam by calling it a "great victory" for the progressive aims of the country.

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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 22 (ANI): The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Mann Ghising on Tuesday wrote a letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, requesting high level intervention to end present crisis in Darjeeling.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): A woman from Kyrgyzstan has been arrested at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, for allegedly trying to smuggle out foreign currency worth over Rs. one crore.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the young entrepreneurs of the country to make India's development a mass movement, the way Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi made the freedom movement a common agenda.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict on triple talaq and congratulated the women who fought for the same.

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Puducherry [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor Dr. Kiran Bedi on Tuesday slammed the Puducherry Government for the poor quality of education being provided to the students in the government schools.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Tamil Nadu medical colleges to follow the common National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admissions (NEET).

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New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Tuesday dismissed bail application of separatist Shabir Shah.

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The new law must not reek of RSS ideology: Mayawati

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 18:38 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday welcomed Supreme Court's decision on triple talaq and urged the Centre to make the new law with no influence of RSS agenda.

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