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Amazing, unforgettable to see water touching138 metres in Sardar Sarovam Dam: PM Modi
Kevadia (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 5:11:41 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said once it was a big deal for Sardar Sarovar Dam to clock 122 metres of water but now its level has reached 138 metres. ... read..


SC judge recuses himself from disqualification case of Karnataka MLAs
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 5:11:39 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday postponed the hearing of pleas of disqualified Karnataka MLAs challenging former Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar's decision to disqualify them after Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar recused himself from the hearing. ... read..


Ladakh: Army Chief visits Leh, interacts with members of 15th Finance Commission
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 17, 2019 5:11:38 PM IST
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday visited the Fire and Fury Corps headquarters and interacted with members of the 15th Finance Commission, including its chairman NK Singh. ... read..


PM Modi visits his mother in Gandhinagar on 69th birthday; seeks blessings
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 5:11:33 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his mother Heeraben Modi on Tuesday at her residence to seek her blessings on the occasion of his 69th birthday. ... read..


Northern Army Commander witnesses integrated exercise in Ladakh, reviews operational readiness
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 17, 2019 5:11:30 PM IST
Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on Tuesday witnessed an exercise by integrated troops of all arms and services in the Super High Altitude area in Eastern Ladakh. ... read..


Khattar greets Modi on his 69th birthday
Chandigarh | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. ... read..


Every department rose to challenge against Qatar: Subrata Pal
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:06 PM IST
Subrata Pal, who was with the Indian squad till recently, feels that the performance against the Asian Champion Qatar in Doha is a outstanding performance when he says that every department of our team performed superbly. ... read..


We never indulge in horse-trading, BSP MLAs joined on their own: Gehlot
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | September 17, 2019 4:41:38 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said that the Congress has not indulged in horse-trading and all six BSP MLAs have joined the party on their own in the state. ... read..


1.5 lakh health centres to be set up under Ayushman Bharat by 2022: Dr Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:41:37 PM IST
More than 45 lakh poor people have been treated under the Ayushman Bharat scheme in the past one year and Rs 70,5000 has been disbursed under the scheme, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said here on Tuesday. ... read..


MP Home Minister seeks Rs 2,000 crore from Centre for flood relief
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 4:41:34 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh home minister Bala Bachchan on Monday urged the Centre to provide Rs 2,000 crore as urgent relief for the flood-affected state. ... read..


Six BSP MLAs joined Cong without any conditions: Sachin Pilot
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | September 17, 2019 4:41:31 PM IST
Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said that six BSP MLAs, who have joined the Congress, have done so without any conditions or demand for benefit. ... read..


Bihar: LJP workers offer milk to PM Modi's poster
Patna (Bihar) | September 17, 2019 4:41:28 PM IST
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) workers here on Tuesday offered milk to the poster of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose 69th birthday was celebrated across the country on Tuesday. ... read..


India must perform consistently against top Asian teams: Bhaskar
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
India holding Asian Champions Qatar to a goalless draw in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers has earned a lot of praise for the team from the football fraternity across the country. ... read..


My best yet to come: Qatar draw hero Gurpreet
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
He lost count of the number of saves he had to make as India recorded a famous 0-0 draw against Asian champions Qatar in a World Cup qualifier, but in terms of physical capacity, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels he can do more. ... read..


Buddhist leader greets Modi as Ladakh celebrates post 370
Leh | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Buddhist spiritual leader the Gyalwang Drukpa, who is heading the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage here, the largest in the Himalayas, on Tuesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. ... read..


India's goalless draw against Qatar raises hopes
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The least fans expected was a narrow-margin defeat, and that would have been progress in the right direction for Indian football, when they came up against reigning Asian champions Qatar in a Group E second round World Cup qualifier on September 10. ... read..


Qatar draw an important milestone in Indian football
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
In his first press conference in New Delhi after being announced as the head coach of the Indian men's football team, Croatian Igor Stimac said that apart from seeing better tactical awareness from his players, he wants to see "tigers and lions out there. ... read..


Voices of dissent emerge in UP Congress (IANS Special)
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Voices of dissent have started emerging in the Uttar Pradesh Congress over the selection of candidates for the upcoming by-elections and also the possibility of Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Ajay Kumar Lallu being appointed as the state Congress ... read..


Rahul wishes good health, happiness to Modi on his 69th birthday
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:55 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday extended his greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. ... read..


BS Yediyurappa promises separate Secretariat for Kalyana-Karnataka
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) | September 17, 2019 4:11:53 PM IST
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday promised a separate Secretariat for the Kalyana-Karnataka region to focus on the development of the region. ... read..


Nazi Nazi Nazi: Karti Chidambaram on Farooq Abdullah's detention under PSA
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:51 PM IST
Nazi, Nazi, Nazi- Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, who is currently in jail took to Twitter on Tuesday with this post after reports of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah being booked under the provision ... read..


Amit Shah holds key meeting on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:50 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a meeting for Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, celebrated on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on October 31. ... read..


Karnataka: DRDO's unmanned aerial vehicle crashes
Chitradurga (Karnataka) | September 17, 2019 4:11:48 PM IST
One TAPAS Experimental Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) belonging to the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed 17 km from Chitradurga test range on Tuesday. ... read..


Delhi HC removes stay on JNUSU results
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:47 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed the Jawaharlal Nehru University's election committee to declare results of students' union election (JNUSU), held recently. ... read..


Mayawati slams "cheat" Congress after 6 BSP MLAs join it
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 4:11:45 PM IST
After all the six MLAs of the Bahujan Samaj Party joined the ruling Congress in Rajasthan, BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday lashed out at the "betrayal" by the "untrustworthy and cheat" Congress. ... read..


Shah wishes citizens of Telangana, Marathwada, Hyderabad-Karnataka on Hyderabad Liberation Day
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:44 PM IST
Union Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday extended his wishes to the people of Telangana, Marathwada and Hyderabad-Karnataka on Hyderabad Liberation Day. ... read..


Rajnath Singh to launch three naval projects in Mumbai on Sept 28
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:42 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will launch three important naval projects--the commissioning of the second Scorpene submarine INS Khanderi, the first P-17A warship Nilgiri and inauguration of Aircraft Cartier Drydock in Mumbai on September 28. ... read..


Maharashtra govt files caveat in SC in Gautam Navlakha case
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:41 PM IST
Maharashtra on Tuesday filed a caveat before the Supreme Court with respect to the Bombay High Court judgment on activist Gautam Navlakha related to the Bhima Koregaon case. ... read..


Rajnath Singh to fly IAF LCA Tejas in Bengaluru
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 4:11:39 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will fly Light Combat Aircraft 'Tejas', an indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft in Bengaluru on Thursday. ... read..


Not a single bullet fired, nor a single death happened since abrogation of Art 370: Shah
General News | September 17, 2019 4:11:36 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that no untoward incident took place in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 and 35 A and peace is prevailing in the State. ... read..


AP chief whip rejects political witch hunt behind Kodela's death
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 4:11:34 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Government Chief Whip Gadikota Srikanth Reddy on Tuesday maintained that the ySR government had nothing to do with former Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao's death and rejected the charge of political witch hunt leveled by TDP chief N Chandrab ... read..


Identity cards of sants at Sant Samagam should be checked, says Madhya Pradesh BJP spokesperson Kothari
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 4:11:33 PM IST
The identity cards of sants who are coming to participate in 'Sant Samagam' here should be checked, has said BJP's state unit spokesperson Rahul Kothari. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh: Kodela Siva Prasada Rao's last rites to be performed with state honours
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 4:11:30 PM IST
The final rites of the former Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Kodela Siva Prasada Rao will be performed at his native place Narasaraopeta in the district with state honours on Tuesday. ... read..


Will be in Delhi to discuss funds pending for West Bengal: CM Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 17, 2019 4:11:26 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday confirmed that she will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and discuss various issues of funds related to her state. ... read..


Gold crown offered at Varanasi temple on PM Modi's b'day
Varanasi | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
A staunch supporter of Narendra Modi has offered a gold crown weighing 1.25 kg to the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple here to mark the Prime Minister's 69th birthday. ... read..


Chinmayanand unwell with rape charges hanging on his head
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, who is being probed by a Uttar Pradesh Police Special Investigation Team in a sexual misconduct case, has fallen ill. ... read..


Bhopal: BJP workers offer 69 kg laddoo to Lord Hanuman on PM's birthday
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 3:41:35 PM IST
Marking the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday, BJP workers offered a laddoo (sweet) weighing 69 kilograms at the Khedapati Hanuman temple here on Tuesday. ... read..


Dip in cash offerings received by Lalbaughcha Raja this year
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 17, 2019 3:41:32 PM IST
Lalbaughcha Raja received lesser cash offerings this time compared to last year, which is being attributed to the slowing down of the economy. ... read..


Sibal objects to clubbing politics with education
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 3:41:29 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday objected to the authorities in Gujarat "clubbing" politics with education when school students were being taught about the abrogation of Article 370 to mark the celebration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bi ... read..


Bihar: LJP workers pour milk on PM's poster in Patna
Patna (Bihar) | September 17, 2019 3:41:28 PM IST
In yet another addition to Prime Minister's 69th birthday celebrations, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) workers gathered here to pour milk at his poster on Tuesday. ... read..


Article 370 was abrogated to solve decades-long problem, will create new stream of development: PM
Kevadia (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 3:41:26 PM IST
Highlighting the achievements of first 100 days of his second government on his 69th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the decision of abrogating Article 370 has been taken to solve decades-long problem. ... read..


SBI field officer found shot dead in UP
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
A State Bank of India (SBI) field officer was found shot dead at his home in Uttar Pradesh Bijnore district. ... read..


VHP man announces Rs 50 lakh booty on Omji's head
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The district secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in Shahjahanpur has announced a reward of Rs 50 lakh for anyone who brings him the head of controversial self-proclaimed godman and Bigg Boss contestant Swami Omji. ... read..


Patna: LJP workers offer milk, chant mantras in front of PM Modi poster
Patna (Bihar) | September 17, 2019 3:11:32 PM IST
On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) workers offered milk while chanting mantras in front of his poster today in Patna. ... read..


All accused arrested in Muzaffarpur gangrape case
Bettiah (Bihar) | September 17, 2019 3:11:30 PM IST
All the accused in the case of gangrape of a girl, a former inmate at the infamous Muzaffarpur Shelter Home, have been arrested, Additional Director General (ADG) Jitendra Kumar said on Tuesday. ... read..


Dua Lipa, Katy Perry get interesting support acts at India gig
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
When international pop divas Katy Perry and Dua Lipa come crooning to India at the OnePlus Music Festival, they will have a battery of local new-age talent to complete the line-up for what promises to be the country's biggest live music extravaganza of th ... read..


Veteran Kerala actor Sathar passes away
Kochi | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Veteran Kerala actor Sathar passed away on Tuesday at a hospital near here due to prolonged illness, his family said. He was 67. ... read..


All 6 BSP MLAs join Congress in Rajasthan
Jaipur | Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
In a big jolt to Mayawati's Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) in Rajasthan, all of its six MLAs have joined the Congress. ... read..


Amit Shah raises questions over efficacy of multi-party democracy
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 2:41:37 PM IST
In remarks that could stir a controversy, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday raised questions on whether the multi-party parliamentary democratic system has succeeded in the country. ... read..


Took multiple steps in 100 days to double farmers' income by 2022: PM Modi
Kevadia (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 2:41:26 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government has taken several steps in the first 100 days of its second tenure to double the income of farmers' families. ... read..


Dalit BJP MP denied entry to a temple in Tumakuru
Tumakuru (Karnataka) | September 17, 2019 2:11:30 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) M P A Narayanaswamy was denied entry to a village temple in Tumakuru by members of Yadava community as he is a Dalit, according to eyewitnesses. ... read..


J-K's cultural, religious monuments on display by NMA
By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 17, 2019 2:11:28 PM IST
Akhand (undivided) Kashmir's cultural, religious and monumental grandeur is on display from today by the National Monument Authority (NMA) on Tilak Marg here. ... read..


52-year-old man reunited with family after disappearance
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 2:11:27 PM IST
A 52-year-old man, Gautam Gupta was reunited with his family after he went missing from Pitampura here a few days ago. ... read..


Former AP Speaker's suicide case is 'state govt-sponsored murder': Chandrababu Naidu
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 17, 2019 1:41:40 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday termed the alleged suicide of former Andhra Pradesh Speaker, Kodela Siva Prasada Rao, as a 'state government-sponsored murder'. ... read..


No effect on oil supply in India following attacks on Aramco centres: Pradhan Pradhan
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 1:41:39 PM IST
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday expressed confidence that there will be no effect on oil distribution and supply in the country following attacks on the oil stabilisation centres of Saudi oil giant Aramco. ... read..


PM Modi one of the best leaders in country, says priest who performed Narmada Poojan
Narmada (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 1:41:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is one of the best leaders in our country, said a priest who performed the 'Maa Narmada Poojan' at the Sardar Sarovar Dam with the leader on his 69th birthday on Tuesday. ... read..


Bihar: Shopkeeper killed in clash between Patna University students, locals
Patna (Bihar) | September 17, 2019 1:41:31 PM IST
A shopkeeper, during a clash between Patna University students and the locals, allegedly died after a stone thrown by one of the parties hit him on the head. ... read..


There is peace in Kashmir: Amit Shah
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 1:41:28 PM IST
Allaying concerns over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that neither a single shot has been fired nor has anyone died there till now and asserted that there is peace in the valley. ... read..


People are watching: Priyanka Gandhi attacks BJP govt over 'economic slowdown'
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 1:41:27 PM IST
Criticising the BJP-led central government, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said that it will be difficult for them to avoid acknowledging the responsibility of "economic slowdown" as people are watching them. ... read..


Huge cache of arms, ammunition seized in Bengal
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Police have recovered huge quantity of firearms, ammunition, fake Indian currency notes and arms manufacturing equipment from two West Bengal districts, officers said on Tuesday. ... read..


Largest growth coming from the Asia-Pacific region: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 1:11:40 PM IST
Minister of Commerce Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that the largest growth is coming from the Asia-Pacific and the countries of this region also face challenges which are "quite common". ... read..


AgustaWestland case: CBI seeks permission to interrogate Michel in Tihar Jail
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 1:11:38 PM IST
Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday filed an application in a special court here seeking permission to interrogate Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, inside Tihar Jail. ... read..


Chhattisgarh: Woman health worker wades through to provide healthcare facilities to locals
Balrampur (Chhattisgarh) | September 17, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
In absence of a bridge, a woman health worker wades through the river to bring healthcare facilities to villagers in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur district. ... read..


Devipatnam boat tragedy: 17 more bodies recovered, toll rises to 25
Devipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 1:11:26 PM IST
The death toll in the Godavari riverboat capsize incident near Kacchuluru village rose to 25 on Tuesday as 17 more bodies were recovered, an NDRF official said. ... read..


Mentally-depressed woman raped by two men, probe underway
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 12:41:39 PM IST
A mentally depressed woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men at a bus-stop in Sunlight Colony area here on September 16. ... read..


Not true that just by giving reservation, community will progress: Gadkari
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | September 17, 2019 12:41:32 PM IST
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that reservation should be given to the "oppressed, Dalit, socially and economically backward sections," however thinking that a community will progress by reservation alone is not true. ... read..


UP: Rise in Yamuna, Ganga water level leads to flooding in parts of Prayagraj
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 12:41:31 PM IST
Residents in low-lying areas in and around Prayagraj city say they are suffering hardships due to flooding caused by the continuous rise of water level of Ganga and Yamuna rivers. ... read..


Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee, HD Deve Gowda wish PM Modi as he turns 69
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 12:41:28 PM IST
Leaders across the board, including BSP chief Mayawati, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Tuesday extended wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday. ... read..


BJP leader files PIL in Patna HC to issue guidelines to police regarding their behaviour during vehicle checking
Patna (Bihar) | September 17, 2019 12:11:35 PM IST
BJP leader and the son of Union Minister Ashwini Chaubey, Arijit Shashwat on Monday filed a PIL in the Patna High Court urging the court to issues guidelines to police regarding their behaviour during checking under the new Motor Vehicles Act. ... read..


Crime Branch raids hooka bar, gambling club in Bengaluru, owners detained
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 17, 2019 12:11:33 PM IST
In two separate raids, officials of Central Crime Branch (CCB) raided a hooka bar and a gambling club late on Monday night. ... read..


Prakash Javadekar, Gajendra Singh wish PM Modi on his 69th birthday
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 12:11:31 PM IST
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday extended his warm wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday, highlighting how the leader works with an energy and dedication that inspires many people. ... read..


Gujarat: On his birthday, PM Modi performs Narmada poojan
Narmada (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 12:11:28 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 69 today, performed Narmada poojan at Kevadia Dam on Tuesday. ... read..


Sonia Gandhi approves new office bearers for Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 11:41:33 AM IST
The Congress party has appointed two new office bearers for Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee. ... read..


UP: Robber carrying bounty of 1 lakh arrested after gunfight in Noida
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 11:41:26 AM IST
Following a heavy exchange of fire, Noida police apprehended a wanted criminal in the wee hours of Tuesday. The accused identified as Saifi had a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head and was wanted in connection with a robbery where assailants made away with a ... read..


Chandrababu Naidu demands CBI probe into former AP Speaker's alleged suicide case
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 11:11:31 AM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the alleged suicide of former Andhra Pradesh Speaker, Kodela Siva Prasada Rao. ... read..


WB: School children celebrate PM Modi's 69th birthday in eccentric way
By Tarak Sarkar

Siliguri (West Bengal) | September 17, 2019 11:11:26 AM IST
As the entire nation celebrates Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday today, ardent school children in Siliguri also extended their wishes in an eccentric way by dressing up like Prime Minister Modi and wearing his face mask. ... read..


Gambhir wishes Modi on his birthday, calls him honour of the country
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 10:41:36 AM IST
Former cricketer and BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday and called the leader "the honour of the country." ... read..


TN: State BJP members perform special pooja on Modi's birthday
General News | September 17, 2019 10:41:32 AM IST
On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday, members of the state BJP wing here at Kanchi Sankaramat performed special pooja on Tuesday. ... read..


On PM Modi's 69 birthday, Amit Shah calls him symbol of 'strong will, decisive leadership'
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 10:41:30 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday and called him a symbol of strong will, decisive leadership and tireless hard work. ... read..


Sonia Gandhi wishes healthy, happy and long life to PM Modi on his birthday
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 10:41:27 AM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his sixty-ninth birthday. ... read..


IAF to operationalise air field in Arunachal Pradesh near China border
General News | September 17, 2019 10:11:31 AM IST
In a bid to bolster military infrastructure along the China border, the Indian Air Force is set to operationalise its Vijaynagar Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. ... read..


Gujarat: On 69th birthday PM Modi visits Gujarat, tweets Statue of Unity video
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 10:11:27 AM IST
On the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday today he tweeted a video of the Statue of Unity after reaching Kevadia in Narmada district, where the Sardar Sarovar Dam is located. ... read..


Delhi: Businessman shot dead in Jyoti Nagar
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 9:41:28 AM IST
A businessman, named Rajul, was shot dead in front of his house in Jyoti Nagar area here on Monday night, police said. ... read..


Union Min R K Singh to visit Kashmir to review development work in power sector
By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | September 17, 2019 9:41:26 AM IST
Union Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh will visit Kashmir tomorrow to review different development projects in the power sector in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


Jaishankar wishes Modi on his birthday, calls his leadership 'inspiration for all'
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 9:11:31 AM IST
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday and termed his leadership an "inspiration for all". ... read..


UP: Three held for supplying illegal weapons in Lucknow
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 9:11:29 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested three men for allegedly supplying illegal arms to criminals in Lucknow, police said on Monday. ... read..


IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, UP
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 8:41:29 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, East Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday. ... read..


Kerala: Transport Minister Saseendran writes to Gadkari over hefty traffic fines
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | September 17, 2019 8:41:28 AM IST
State transport minister A.K Saseendran in a letter to Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari requesting flexibility to fix fines under the ammended Motor Vehicles Act at rates proportionate to the gravity of the offences and which are affordable by ... read..


Wishing PM Modi long, healthy life ahead in service of nation: Jaganmohan Reddy
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 8:41:26 AM IST
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned a year older on Tuesday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy extended a warm message and wished for his long and healthy life ahead in the service of the nation. ... read..


Varanasi: To mark PM Modi's b'day, fan offers 1.25 kg gold crown at Sankat Mochan Temple
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 7:11:27 AM IST
An ardent fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered a gold crown weighing 1.25 kg to Lord Hanuman at Sankat Mochan Temple in Varanasi to mark Prime Minister Narender Modi's 69 th birthday. ... read..


Modi asks people to share ideas for 'Howdy' speech
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:06 AM IST
Ahead of his 'Howdy Modi' appearance in Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked people to share their ideas for his address there on September 22. ... read..


Farooq Abdullah upheld unity, integrity of country, unjust to arrest him: Khurshid
New Delhi | September 17, 2019 6:41:33 AM IST
Stating that former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah has served the country by upholding its unity and integrity, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday termed his alleged arrest under Public Safety Act (PSA) as unjust. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh government announces to implement E-prosecution system
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 17, 2019 6:41:32 AM IST
In order to accelerate the process of criminal trials, Uttar Pradesh government has announced to enforce e-prosecution system in the entire state. ... read..


Surat: BJP MLA celebrates PM Modi's birthday with Divyang children, cleanliness workers
Surat (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 6:41:30 AM IST
BJP MLA Harsh Sanghavi on Tuesday celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 69th birthday by cutting cakes with divyang children and cleanliness workers. ... read..


Poonch: Civilians hail efforts of army unit in eradicating terrorism
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 17, 2019 6:41:28 AM IST
Officials of Rashtriya Rifles unit and locals of the area came together to celebrate the silver jubilee of 6 sectors headquarter force here on Monday. ... read..


Gujarat: Sardar Sarovar Dam illuminates with bright colours ahead of Prime Minister Modi's visit
Vadodara (Gujarat) | September 17, 2019 9:11:28 AM IST
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival on his 69th birth anniversary, the entire Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat was illuminated with bright coloured lighting on late Monday night. ... read..


Panther's party urges president to revoke PSA from J-K citing nullification of Article 35A
By Aiman Khan

New Delhi | September 17, 2019 6:11:27 AM IST
National Panthers Party founder Bhim Singh on Monday claimed that the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA) are no more applicable in the valley as the law has become invalid after the nullification of Article 35A. ... read..


Not right time to visit North Korea: Donald Trump
Washington | September 17, 2019 5:41:29 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Monday said that it is probably not the right time for him to visit North Korea. ... read..


Coimbatore: Social activists protest against illegal hoardings, banners
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | September 17, 2019 5:41:27 AM IST
Social activists on Monday staged a protest against the non-removal of illegal hoarding and banners across the state and within collectorate campus. ... read..


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