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3 killed as canon bomb shell explodes during military training in Bihar’s Gaya

Patna | Three persons were killed and more than six injured when a cannon bomb shell landed in civilian land and exploded in Bihar’s Gaya district on Wednesday. Confirming the incident, SHO of Barachatti police station said that the incident took place around 8.30 a.m during the training in Guber Bind village under Barachatti police station […]

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Punjab ex-minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot arrested

Chandigarh | The Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Monday arrested former Congress minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot for amassing assets disproportionately to his known sources of income. A spokesperson for the Vigilance Bureau said following investigations of an enquiry a case under the Prevention of the Corruption Act has been registered against Dharamsot. Giving details, he said from […]

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Tripura: Official suspended for defacing PM’s face in poster

Agartala | The Election Commission on Tuesday suspended a senior Tripura official for defacing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s face in a poster. Election officials said that after a complaint from the ruling BJP, the South Tripura District Magistrate, following an instruction by the state’s Chief Electoral Officer Gitte Kirankumar Dinkarrao, inquired into the matter and then […]

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Samajwadi Party leader creates row with remarks on Ramcharitmanas

Lucknow | Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya has stoked a major row with his remarks over Ramcharitmanas. Maurya said that certain portions of Ramcharitmanas insulted a particular class of people and should be changed. “I object to the insulting comments,” he said. He even quoted certain verses from the Ramcharitmanas saying that Tulsidas mentions certain […]

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Rajasthan paper leak: Bulldozer demolishes accused’s coaching centre in Jaipur

Jaipur | The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) on Monday brought down the coaching centre run by two accused of the teacher recruitment exam paper leak. Bhupendra Saran and Suresh Dhaka reportedly ran the Jaipur-based Adhigam Coaching Institute. A JDA team brought a bulldozer and razed the entire 5-storey building in a few hours. The team reached […]