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SpiceJet flight diverted due to foul smell from toilet

A city-bound SpiceJet flight from Bengaluru was today diverted to Hyderabad due to “extremely pungent” smell in the cockpit emanating from the front lavatory of the aircraft. There were 184

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Students clear 600 kg garbage from Mumbai beach in two days

The movement to clean city’s beaches is gaining momentum, with students from 12 Mumbai colleges starting a year-long clean-up drive at the dirtiest beach, Chimbai in Bandra. About 250 college

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Vice President Ansari on two day visit to Jakarta to attend IORA Summit

Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari is embarking on a two day visit to Indonesian capital Jakarta, from today to attend the Summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). Connectivity,

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Science education, research must for promoting innovation: President

President Pranab Mukherjee has called for the establishment of a healthy ecosystem to harness the innovative potential of people in the country. He was responding to a summary of discussions

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CPIM has become crime party: Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said CPIM has become crime party and they do not believe in democracy. His comments came in the wake of alleged attack on RSS

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No incident of misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to indentity theft: UIDAI

Unique Identification Authority of India, UIDAI has said there has been no incident of misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to indentity theft and financial loss. In a clarification following news

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GST Council approves final draft

The GST Council today approved the final draft of Central GST and Integrated GST laws in its meeting headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Briefing media in

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Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal will take place as scheduled: Rijiju

The week-long visit of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh next month will take place as scheduled, notwithstanding objections by China. Union Minister of State for Home

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Congress demands FIR against PM Modi

Congress has demanded filing of FIRs against BJP leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi for conducting road show at Varanasi without necessary permission from Election authority. In its complaint, the

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EC issues directions to CEOs of 5 poll bound states

The Election Commission has issued directions to the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) of the five poll bound states of Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Goa and Manipur for making fool proof