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Heavy rain disrupts normal life in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh
Heavy rain distrupted normal life in different parts of the country with Punjab government issuing a 'red alert' in the state. In Himachal Pradesh, rain caused major landslides blocking highways and several link roads
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:53:53 GMT)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address mega rally of BJP workers in Bhopal
​​BJP president Amit Shah will also speak at the event, 'Karyakarta Mahakumbh' (grand assembly of party workers), being held on the occasion of birth anniversary of Hindutva icon and Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) co-founder Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. The venue has been named as "Atal Mahakumbh Parisar" in memory of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away in New Delhi in August.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:27:31 GMT)

J&K: 3 terrorists, solider killed in anti-infiltration ops at LoC
According to defence spokesperson, two terrorists were killed in the encounter which began yesterday (Sunday) after alert troops noticed suspicious movement near the LoC. "One gallant soldier has been martyred in the operation," the spokesman said, adding the operation is in progress.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:21:03 GMT)

Smaller parties thrive amid BJP-Congress Feud
Congress has been trying to strike an alliance with GGP in both MP and Chhattisgarh. But the party may decide to go with BSP in both states.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:16:14 GMT)

Petition moved in Bombay HC against instant triple talaq ordinance
President Ram Nath Kovind had on last Wednesday signed the ordinance, according to which giving instant triple talaq has been made illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband. Seeking to allay fears that the law could be misused, the government also included some safeguards in it, such as providing for bail to the accused husband.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:01:52 GMT)

India's ministry of information and broadcasting in UN Global Media Compact
The SDG Media Compact is an initiative marking a new drive to advance awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were unanimously adopted by all world leaders at the United Nations in 2015.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:02:45 GMT)

Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance: Shah Mehmood Qureshi
India's reluctance to hold talks with Pakistan will not stop Islamabad from closing doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said, days after New Delhi cancelled the foreign minister-level meeting in New York.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:54:05 GMT)

Home ministry dismisses Rahul's comment on SPG as 'baseless', 'devoid of fact'
The home ministry has dismissed as "baseless" and "devoid of fact" Congress president Rahul Gandhi's statement that a former SPG chief had to quit because he refused to accept a list of officers handpicked by the RSS.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:44:44 GMT)

Rahul Gandhi has no facts, evidence against govt over Rafale deal: Javadekar
The Congress has been attacking the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale issue, alleging corruption in the deal. "Rahul Gandhi is a directionless leader. Only allegations cannot make someone corrupt. Gandhi has no facts or evidence (in his allegations)," BJP leader Prakash Javadekar told reporters on his arrival to the city on Monday.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:34:04 GMT)

Congress team meets CVC on Rafale deal, demands registration of corruption case
The delegation met CVC KV Chowdary and submitted a detailed memorandum, accusing the government of causing loss to the public exchequer and endangering national security by bypassing state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in favour of some businessman "friends" for offset contract.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:25:13 GMT)

Both Congress and Pakistan want PM Modi removed from Indian politics: BJP
"Some people want Rahul Gandhi to become a big leader in India. Who are they? They are Pakistani leaders, and also those who stand for corruption, dynasty and politics of appeasement," BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra told reporters on Monday.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:46:38 GMT)

Brutal killing of BSF jawan violates all norms and leaves no space for talks: Satya Pal Malik, J&K Governor
Malik said those involved in the killing of SPOs and the BSF jawan have been identified and will be hunted down soon
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:31:25 GMT)

Injured Navy officer Abhilash Tomy rescued: Latest updates
Indian Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, who was injured while participating in the round-the-world solo race, was rescued on Monday. The injured officer is in a conscious state and has been shifted to the French Fishing Vessel Osiris​. Tomy's vessel was dismasted in extremely rough weather and sea conditions on Friday, with wind speeds of 130 kmph.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:23:03 GMT)

SC asks states, UTs to comply with its order on cow vigilantism, mob lynching
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:23:18 GMT)

PM Modi inaugurated Sikkim's first airport Paykong
Sikkim's dream of having an airport came true nine years after a foundation stone for it was laid here, around 33 km from state capital Gangtok, in 2009.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:14:12 GMT)

SC refers PIL against female genital mutilation to five-judge constitution bench
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud was hearing a PIL filed by a Delhi-based lawyer challenging the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) of minor girls of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 05:56:29 GMT)

Sushma Swaraj to have jam-packed schedule at UNGA; 30 bilateral meetings on the cards
Sushma Swaraj, who arrived on Saturday for the General Assembly week, will on Monday attend the high-level event on Counter Narcotics hosted by US President Donald Trump.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 05:20:08 GMT)

Pakistan's 'one-trick pony' act on Kashmir has no resonance in UN: India
With Pakistan expected to rake up the Kashmir issue during the high-level UN General Assembly session this week, India said a "one-trick pony" can "regurgitate" the same act but "single act plays" have no resonance on multi-lateral platforms like the United Nations.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 05:19:33 GMT)

Sikkim gets its first airport: All you need to know
Sikkim finally has its first airport as PM Modi inaugurated an aerodrome at Pakyong on Monday. The first commercial flight from Pakyong would begin from October 4. The airport is situated at a height of 4,500 feet from sea level. The scenic visuals of the airport have already created a buzz on the social media.
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 05:11:25 GMT)

Photographer PM Modi shares 'serene and splendid' pictures of Sikkim
(Mon, 24 Sep 2018 04:18:56 GMT)

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