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Senior leaders of BJP-led NDA hold  meeting for upcoming parliament session

Senior leaders of BJP-led NDA hold meeting for upcoming parliament session

18 Jun 2024 | 8:51 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) Senior leaders of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Tuesday held a meeting to discuss strategy for the upcoming Parliament session and the election of Lok Sabha Speaker and Deputy speaker.

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High-level US delegation visits Dharamshala to meet Dalai Lama; China frowns

High-level US delegation visits Dharamshala to meet Dalai Lama; China frowns

18 Jun 2024 | 8:42 PM

Dharamshala/New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) A high-level US Congressional delegation, including former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was accorded a warm welcome as they arrived on Tuesday in the hill town of Dharamshala, in Himachal Pradesh, to meet the Dalai Lama and interact with members of the Tibetan government in exile, even as China expressed its displeasure over the meeting.

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Skin bank facility opens at Army Hospital

Skin bank facility opens at Army Hospital

18 Jun 2024 | 8:10 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) A state-of-the-art skin bank facility was opened at the Army Hospital (Research & Referral) here, which aims to revolutionise the treatment of severe burn injuries and other skin-related conditions among service members and their families.

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Save Culture Save Bharat foundation asks govt to ban X, Netflix

18 Jun 2024 | 7:23 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) As the government is in process to finalize “Digital India” Bill, Save Culture Save Bharat foundation has urged the Centre to ban social media platforms like ‘X’ and Netflix for Violations of POCSO Act, 2012 & other laws of the land by beaming devastating Sexually Explicit Content and waging a war against India’s culture & character.

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NIA seizes Rs 1.13 cr in case linked to CPI (Maoist) Magadh zone revival

NIA seizes Rs 1.13 cr in case linked to CPI (Maoist) Magadh zone revival

18 Jun 2024 | 6:57 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) In a major action related to a case involving attempts to revive CPI (Maoist) in the Magadh Zone, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday seized Rs 1,13,70,500, as proceeds of terrorism, extorted from contractors and others in Bihar and Jharkhand by the ultras.

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CDS Gen Anil Chauhan releases Joint Doctrine for cyberspace operations

CDS Gen Anil Chauhan releases Joint Doctrine for cyberspace operations

18 Jun 2024 | 6:40 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) Chief of Defence Staff Gen Anil Chauhan on Tuesday released the Joint Doctrine for Cyberspace Operations during the Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) meeting held here.

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Delhi witnesses peak power demand as severe heatwave continues

Delhi witnesses peak power demand as severe heatwave continues

18 Jun 2024 | 6:14 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) As the national capital continues to grapple with severe heatwave conditions, the power demand in Delhi on Tuesday afternoon reached 8647 megawatts, the highest of all time, according to the State Load Dispatch Centre, Delhi.

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NEET row: SC tells NTA, Centre to admit ‘lapse’, take timely action

NEET row: SC tells NTA, Centre to admit ‘lapse’, take timely action

18 Jun 2024 | 6:09 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) Directing timely remedial action, the Supreme Court on Tuesday told the Centre and National Testing Agency (NTA) that even if there is 0.001 per cent chance of negligence on anyone's part in the conduct of the NEET-UG 2024 exam held in May, "accept it, and deal with it by taking appropriate action on time to instil confidence among students".

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Amit Shah hails ITBP for challenging search operation in Lahaul & Spiti

Amit Shah hails ITBP for challenging search operation in Lahaul & Spiti

18 Jun 2024 | 4:45 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday hailed the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Mountain rescue team for carrying out a rescue operation in Lahaul & Spiti and recovered the body of an American Paraglider.

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Bengal train accident: Cong demands resignation of Railway Minister Vaishnaw

Bengal train accident: Cong demands resignation of Railway Minister Vaishnaw

18 Jun 2024 | 3:37 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) The Congress on Tuesday held the Narendra Modi government responsible for the Kanchanjunga Express accident in West Bengal and demanded the resignation of Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

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Accept if any mistake, take action: SC to Centre, NTA on NEET row

Accept if any mistake, take action: SC to Centre, NTA on NEET row

18 Jun 2024 | 2:01 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday told the Centre and National Testing Agency (NTA) that even if there is 0.001 per cent chance of negligence on anyone's part in the conduction of the NEET-UG 2024 exams held in May, "accept it, and deal with it by taking appropriate action on time to instil confidence among students".

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Indian national Nikhil Gupta, accused by US in plot to murder Pannun, pleads not guilty

Indian national Nikhil Gupta, accused by US in plot to murder Pannun, pleads not guilty

18 Jun 2024 | 1:04 PM

New Delhi/New York, June 18 (UNI) Nikhil Gupta, an Indian national accused of involvement in a plot to murder Khalistani extremist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, has pleaded not guilty to the charges in a federal court in New York.

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MEA inks MoU with SBI to strengthen safe, legal migration of Indian workers

MEA inks MoU with SBI to strengthen safe, legal migration of Indian workers

18 Jun 2024 | 12:06 PM

New Delhi, June 18 (UNI) The Ministry of External Affairs has signed an MoU with the State Bank of India to provide seamless digital payment services and strengthen safe and legal migration of Indian workers.

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US, Indian NSAs set vision for next chapter of bilateral strategic tech partnership

US, Indian NSAs set vision for next chapter of bilateral strategic tech partnership

18 Jun 2024 | 12:04 PM

New Delhi/Washington, June 18 (UNI) US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval while chairing the second meeting of the US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) in New Delhi set the vision for the next chapter of the bilateral strategic technology partnership.

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Cong demands complete rollback of Agnipath scheme

Cong demands complete rollback of Agnipath scheme

17 Jun 2024 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, June 17 (UNI) The Congress on Monday demanded a complete rollback of the Agnipath scheme saying it was neither in the interest of the country nor the defence forces.

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