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Petrol, diesel prices slashed Oct 31, 9:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday announced a reduction in the price of petrol, with the cost of one litre dropping by Rs. 2.41, while the diesel price has been reduced by Rs. 2.25 per litre. The new rates will be effective from October 31 midnight.
Dhaka, Oct. 31 (ANI): Dhaka observed a 24-hour general strike on Thursday protesting the death sentence awarded to the Islamist Jamaat-e-Islami party chief, Motiur Rahman Nizami, by the Bangladesh war crimes tribunal, as supporters of Jamaat said the government had used the tribunal to weaken its political opponents.
Government announces relief for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims Oct 31, 2:19 pm
New Delhi/Amritsar, Oct. 31 (ANI): The Centre has reached out to the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by announcing additional compensation of Rs. 5 lakh each on Thursday to the next of kin of people who died in the massacre.
Fadnavis to be sworn-in as first BJP CM of Maharashtra Oct 31, 2:00 pm
Mumbai, Oct. 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis will take oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Maharashtra at a grand function in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Friday evening. He will be the first from the BJP to head the state government.
Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): The U.S. State Department has confirmed that it has received an official request from the Government of Sri Lanka for assistance in rescue and relief efforts at the site of a major landslide that has devastated the village of Koslanda- Meeriya Bedda in northern Badulla District.
Geneva, Oct.31 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Committee, while welcoming several measures taken by the Government of Sri Lanka to ensure human rights of its citizens, has asked the government to repeal the 18th Amendment to the Constitution approved by the parliament in September 2010.
Yazidi women 'sold, raped, enslaved, treated like cattle' by IS Oct 31, 11:47 am
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): An adviser to the Kurdistan Regional Government on gender issues has revealed that women and girls from the minority Yazidi community, captured by the Islamic State (IS), "were treated like cattle," a report said.
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Hundreds of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen, reportedly massacred by Islamic State militants, have been found in mass graves in Western Iraq.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi has said that the Indian Government will appeal against the judgment of a court in Sri Lanka to sentence five Indian fishermen to death.
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The leaders of various political parties on Thursday took the Narendra Modi-led government to task after a Sri Lankan Court awarded death penalty to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu.
Manish Tewari slams NDA Govt. move to transfer Mayaram yet again Oct 30, 4:29 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday dubbed the government's move to transfer Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram within a fortnight as an exalted example of administrative tyranny, and said that it is a means to terrify officers.
Run for Unity: Govt. offices in Delhi to close early Oct 30, 1:11 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Some government offices located in central Delhi will remain closed from 2 p.m. today to 9.30 a.m. the next day in connection with the 'Run for Unity' being flagged off from Vijay Chowk by Prime Minster Narendra Modi.
Delhi Government formation: SC adjourns hearing till November 11 Oct 30, 12:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday hailed Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to kick off consultations with political parties to explore ways to install a government in the national capital as a positive step and set November 11 as the next date of hearing of the issue.
US says Lanka has not sought its help for landslide tragedy Oct 30, 12:20 pm
Washington, Oct.30 (ANI): The United States has said that the Government of Sri Lanka has not made any specific requests for assistance in search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Wednesday's landslide in an upcountry plantation area, which is believed to have buried about 300 people.
Commonwealth chief urges Sri Lanka to accelerate efforts towards sustainable reconciliation Oct 30, 11:48 am
Colombo, Oct.30 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma has called on the Government of Sri Lanka to accelerate its efforts towards sustainable reconciliation and consolidation of its "successful and hard won peace" through continued implementation of the recommendations of Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission.
Haridwar, Oct.29 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday urged the Narendra Modi-led government to expedite the process of bringing back black money to the country.
Ghaziabad, Oct. 29 (ANI): As the deadlock over government formation in Delhi continues, former chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday urged Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to call an all-party meeting at the earliest.
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): Asserting that his government would not compromise on national security and integrity, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said few men were arrested from the state's Barpeta district based on evidence linking them with Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
SC pulls up Centre on Ganga cleaning project Oct 29, 4:17 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled the Union Government and state pollution control boards up for not taking action against polluting industries functioning on the banks of the River Ganga.
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, leaders of various political outfits on Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court for pushing the Central Government to submit the names of 627 people, who have allegedly stashed away money in foreign bank accounts.
Black money row: 'Upset' Anna warns Centre of launching movement Oct 29, 2:48 pm
Ralegan Siddhi, Oct. 29 (ANI): Extremely upset with the Centre's approach to bringing back black money stashed away in safe havens abroad, veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday issued a stern warning to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government that he would launch a stir if the latter fails to deliver on its promise.
Dutch investigators urge Russia to hand over MH17 crash radar data showing crucial evidence Oct 29, 2:43 pm
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Dutch investigators have urged Russian government to hand over the radar data which shows that a Ukrainian jet was flying close to Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 when it was downed.
90 pc of journalists murdered with impunity, says US report Oct 29, 2:43 pm
Islamabad, Oct 29 (ANI): A report has revealed that around 370 journalists around the world have been murdered in the last 10 years with no major steps being taken by governments to protect them.
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Australia's Academy of Science has recently said that the Australian government's draft plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef cannot prevent its decline.
Blatter opposes 'any boycott' of 2018 WC in Russia, backs Putin's government's preparations Oct 29, 12:59 pm
Wellington, Oct 29 (ANI): FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has opposed any boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and has backed the huge preparations undertaken by President Vladimir Putin's government for the mega event.
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