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Congress MLA Ram Singh Yadav passes away
Congress MLA Ram Singh Yadav passed away on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. Yadav, popularly known as "Dadaji" among his supporters, was also holding the post of Shivpuri District Congress president.
From Rs 5 per minute to Re 1: Government announces 'Diwali gift' for soldiers
The telecom ministry on Wednesday announced a "Diwali gift" for soldiers, in the form of reduced call rates, to ensure that they can speak to their loved ones for "longer durations." The ministry's decision drastically reduces call rates, from Rs 5 per minute to Re 1.
People depressed, business down this Diwali: Sharad Yadav
Sharad Yadav has claimed that people were feeling "depressed"and "älienated" because of the economic situation of the country. He added that the economic situation of the country had been adversely affected after demonetisation and GST.
8 civilians injured as Pak troops shell villages along LoC
Eight civilians, including a two-year-old girl, were injured on Wednesday when Pakistani troops shelled civilian hamlets and forward posts along the Line of Control in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
CBI to look into Fairfax detective's Bofors allegations
The CBI on Wednesday said it would look into the "facts and circumstances" of the Bofors scam mentioned by private detective Michael Hershmam, who alleged that the Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress government had sabotaged his investigation.
Pakistan arrests 25 Indian fishermen
The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) made the arrests during the last four days, impounding four wooden boats, a security official told AFP on condition of anonymity because he is not authorised to speak to the media.
Denied ambulance, Patna man walks home carrying daughter's body on shoulder
A man in Bihar's Patna was forced to carry his 9-year-old daughter's body on shoulder after being allegedly denied an ambulance by a government hospital, in yet another case of medical apathy in the country.
'Taj Mahal is still standing only because it's globally renowned' says SP's Azam Khan
Following comments by some BJP leaders against the Taj Mahal, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan said that "he firmly believes" the Agra monument would have been long destroyed - like the Babri Masjid was - only because it has international attention on it.
HP assembly poll: BJP-Congress on sticky wicket on ticket issue
BSF sounds alert in Tripura to check influx of Rohingyas
The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded an alert along the 856-km-long Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura to check the influx of Rohingyas into the country.