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  • US calls on Pak to arrest and charge mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed

    US calls on Pak to arrest and charge mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks Hafiz Saeed

    April 2012: US places a 10 million dollar bounty on Saeed. JuD and Lashkar-e-Taiba both blacklisted by the US.October 2009: Lahore High Court drops all criminal charges against Saeed, saying there is not enough evidence.September 2009: Saeed placed under house arrest again.August 2009: Interpol issu...

    Maharashtra: Building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai; one dead five injured

    Maharashtra: Building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai; one dead five injured

    In Maharashtra, one person died and five others were injured when a three-storied building collapsed in Bhiwandi in Thane today morning. More from our correspondent…An 18-year-old woman died and five others were injured in the incident that occurred at around 8:30 in the morning. Rescue and relief o...

    BJP releases fifth list of 13 candidates for Gujarat elections 2017

    BJP releases fifth list of 13 candidates for Gujarat elections 2017

    BJP today released the fifth list of thirteen candidates for the Gujarat Assembly Election. While Chief Whip of the party in Gujarat Assembly Pankaj Desai has been fielded from Nadiad, sitting MLA Nayan Patel will contest from Unjha.With this the party has released the name of 148 candidates so far ...

    IAF Aircraft crashes near Hyderabad

    IAF Aircraft crashes near Hyderabad

    An Indian Air Force aircraft 'Kiran' crashed today near Hyderabad.No causality was reported.The aircraft which was on a routine training activity crashed around 2 PM at Duddeda of Kondapak Manda, about 50 kilo meters away from the Hakimpet Air Force Station in Hyderabad.Sources said, a lady trainee ...

    SBI's revamped digital offering gets all group products & services on one app

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    The State Bank will launch today a comprehensive digital platform with a view to providing all its services as well as its subsidiaries with just one app. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will launch the platform in New Delhi today. The proposed digital service platform 'You Only Need One', Yono will o...

    Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Sayeed walks free after over nine months of house arrest in Lahore

    Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Sayeed walks free after over nine months of house arrest in Lahore

    Pakistan has freed Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the banned JuD and mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack from detention. He was released in Lahore, after midnight last night. Sayeed was freed after the government decided against detaining him further in any case.He was under detention since Janua...

    Congress has not played the role of a responsible opposition: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Congress has not played the role of a responsible opposition: Nirmala Sitharaman

    In Gujarat, Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said that Congress should introspect about the steps that they have taken during their regime. Talking to media persons at the BJP media centre in Ahmedabad she said that Congress has not played the role of a responsible opposition.On the o...

    SC reserves order on plea challenging appointment of IPS officer Rakesh Asthana

    SC reserves order on plea challenging appointment of IPS officer Rakesh Asthana

    The Supreme Court today said it will pass an order on Tuesday on a plea challenging the appointment of Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as a special director of the CBI. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre reserved its verdict after hearing the arguments of petitioner NGO Common Ca...

    HRD ministry launches Digital Signature campaign on Constitution Day

    Ministry of Human Resources Development has launched a Digital Signature campaign on Constitution Day affirming faith in Indian Constitution and to generate awareness on fundamental duties enshrined in the Constitution. Giving the link in a tweet, Mr Javadekar said, people, can join the campaign by ...

    Election Commission announces bye-election schedule for RK Nagar, Sikandra, Sabang, Pakke-Kasand and...

    Election Commission announces bye-election schedule for RK Nagar, Sikandra, Sabang, Pakke-Kasand and Likabali

    Election Commission today announced by-poll to R K Nagar assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, Sikandra in Uttar Pradesh, Sabang in West Bengal and Likabali and Pakke- Kasang constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh.Notification for the polls will be issued on 27th of this month. Voting will take place on...

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack climbs to 155

    Death toll in Egypt mosque attack climbs to 155

    The Egypt government has announced three days of mourning, even as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was set to hold an emergency meeting with officials to discuss the incident. About 50 ambulances rushed to the attack site to shift the injured to hospitals, it said. No group has claimed responsibility...

    Stage is set for historic parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal

    Stage is set for historic parliamentary and provincial elections in Nepal

    This is the first time that elections for state assemblies are taking place in Nepal. As per the new constitution of Nepal local, province and parliament elections need to be completed by January 21 next year. Local elections have already been completed. Dr. Yadav also said that international observ...

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