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US Seals were ready if Pak failed to free Boyle family: Report

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
The US were ready to mount an operation inside Pakistan, similar to the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
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Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, hails Indian-Americans

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
Trump said he was deeply honoured to be joined by so many administration officials and leaders of the Indian-American community in celebrating Diwali -- the festival of lights.
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Tillerson says US is India's reliable partner, takes dig at China, Pakistan

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
Tillerson said China's behaviour and action is "posing a challenge to the rules-based international order".
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Taj Mahal was Shiva temple, Tejo Mahal, says BJP MP

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
BJP leader Vinay Katiyar said like a Shiva temple, water drips from the ceiling in the Taj Mahal.
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Ahead of polls, Gujarat government doles out sops

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
A slew of sops were announced for teachers, employees of municipalities and others.
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At CPC congress, Xi assures neighbours to resolve disputes through dialogue

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
Xi, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, called the progress China had made under his watch "truly remarkable
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Darjeeling row: Central forces can't substitute state police, says MHA

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
The MHA asked all state governments to set up a committee for examining requirements of central armed police forces by keeping in view the internal security, intelligence inputs and
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8 civilians injured as Pak troops shell villages along LoC

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
The firing was still on, the official said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating strongly and effectively to the provocation.
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9-yr-old dies outside Patna AIIMS as father stood in queue

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
Rambalak pleaded with people standing ahead of him to let him go first, citing critical condition of his daughter but no one budged.
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Yogi govt launches heritage calendar featuring Taj Mahal

Rediff News - 17 hours 5 min ago
The world famous monument has recently been in the crosshairs of controversy.
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Ivanka tweets Diwali wishes ahead of India trip

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:58
US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka earlier today tweeted her best wishes to all those who celebrate Diwali and said she's looking forward to her India trip next month.
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Top Maoist leaders millionaires: Intelligence report

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:02
Two top Maoists in Bihar and Jharkhand who boast of fighting for the cause of marginalised sections of the society are millionaires and their family members lead a lavish life with the extortion money collected by cadres, according to an intelligence report prepared by the STF of Bihar police.
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Ex-CM Dhumal on BJP final list for HP polls

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 20:01
The list also includes the name of veteran Congress leader Sukh Ram's son Anil Sharma, who recently quit Congress and joined BJP. He will be contesting from Mandi.
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Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:57
PV Sindhu suffered a straight game loss against China's Chen Yufei to crash out of the Denmark Open in the opening round. She failed to break the rhythm of World No 10 Chen to go down fighting 17-21 21-23 in a 43-minute match.
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Didn't qualify myself as PM because of my Hindi deficiency: Pranab 

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:32
Mukherjee said managing regional interests had been a problem under UPA and remains so even now despite the fact that the BJP has a clear majority in Lok Sabha. “I feel coalition governments have a deficiency in that they are largely dominated by regional parties, and these parties are based in individual states."
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Tripura guv objects to azaan 'noise pollution' now

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:06
Tripura governor Tathagata Roy has created yet another controversy by claiming azaan, or Muslim call to prayer, caused noise pollution.
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Will probe detective’s allegations against Rajiv: CBI

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:52
The CBI said on Wednesday that it would look into the "facts and circumstances" of the Bofors scam mentioned by private detective Michael Hershman, who alleged that the Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress government had sabotaged his investigation.
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'Govts slept over alert on illegal cotton seeds'

The Times of India - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:10
US giant Monsanto, which sells genetically modified seeds in India, had informed the Centre about the illegal sale and cultivation of herbicide tolerant (HT) variety cotton in 2008 itself. Currently, HT cotton is grown in about 8.5 lakh hectares in four major cotton-growing states.
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