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Money laundering probe: CBI questions Satyendar Jain

New Delhi: The CBI yesterday questioned Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with a money laundering probe commenced against him for supposedly turning black money into white. Jain was questioned at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters in south Delhi’s Lodhi Road area. “Jain appeared before the investigating

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There were three distinct benefits from demonetisation: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today stated that the demonetisation drive taken up by the government in November 2016 had three distinct benefits focused at removing the parallel or shadow economy. “There were three distinct benefits from demonetisation. Firstly, there is greater movement towards digitisation, tax payers’ base has

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Security forces launch operation in Sopore, two militants killed

Srinagar: According to the information given by the police, two militants lost their lives in an operation by the security forces in Sopore town in Jammu and Kashmir. . In a quick operation, Jammu and Kashmir police identified the two terrorists who were instrumental in throwing a grenade on its

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Indian economy slows to 6.1% in Jan-March quarter

NEW DELHI: According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Indian economy has slowed down sharply in the January-March quarter to 6.1%, down from 7% in the previous quarter. On the other hand, the overall pace of growth in 2016-17 moderated to a three-year low of 7.1%,

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Cow should be declared a national animal: Rajasthan HC

Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court today stated the cow should be declared a national animal. “Keeping in mind Articles 48 and 51A(g) of the Constitution and to provide legal entity for their proper protection and conservation of cow, it is expected from the government that cow is declared a national

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Bangladesh cyclone: 18 people rescued by Indian Naval ship Sumitra

New Delhi: As per the information shared by the officials, Indian Naval Ship Sumitra was today rushed for rescue operations to Bangladesh’s Chittagong that was hit by cyclone Mora and managed to rescue as many as 18 persons till now. The search and rescue operation was taking place 90 miles

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Babri case: Advani and others granted bail

Lucknow: Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi and 10 others were today grated bail by the CBI court in the Babri Masjid demolition case. The defence counsel moved a “discharge application” in which the accused claimed not guilty in the December 1992 razing of the mosque at

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We have come up with permanent solution to solve Kashmir: Rajnath

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today made it clear that the BJP-led NDA government has landed into a “permanent solution” to the Kashmir issue however there will not be any compromise on the territorial integrity of India. The Minister also ruled out inviting separatist groups for talks on

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Jammu based engineer Rahul Jarngal scales Mount Everest

Jammu: Rahul Jarngal, an engineer belonging to Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district today achieved brilliant feat as he scaled the Mount Everest along with three other members of an ONGC team. Jarngal belongs to the border village of Gurabeldaran in Hira Nagar and is an engineer with the Oil and