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'Only BJP can build Telangana of freedom fighter's dreams'

Punjab News Express
HYDERABAD : BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said only his party could build Telangana as dreamt by the freedom fighters who fought against the 'razakars'.

ED arrests Vendhar movies producer in Rs 91 crore MBBS scam

Punjab News Express
CHENNAI : The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said it has arrested B. Madan, producer of Chennai-based film production and distribution company Vendhar movies, for cheating people of Rs 91 crore on the pretext of providing admission in medical college in 2016.

Metro train evacuated after smoke detected at Rajiv Chowk

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : A metro train was evacuated after smoke was detected coming out of the airconditioning ducts of the rear coach at Rajiv Chowk metro station here on Wednesday, officials said.

3 die, 40 injured as bus overturns in Odisha

Punjab News Express
BHUBANESWAR :
 At least three persons were killed and 40 injured when a bus they were in plunged into a canal in Odisha's Puri district on Wednesday.

Seven killed in Maharashtra as driver falls asleep

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Seven persons were killed when a speeding Bolero crashed into a divider and rammed into an oncoming truck near Dhangarwadi here early on Wednesday morning, police said.

Modi announces ex gratia Rs 2 lakh for Uttarakhand victims

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced ex gratia of Rs two lakh for the next of kin of each of those killed in a bus accident in Uttarakhand.

24 dead as bus plunges into gorge in Uttarakhand

Punjab News Express
DEHRADUN : At least 24 persons were killed and eight others injured when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand late on Tuesday, police said.

PUDR Condemns Award to Major Gogoi

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI: PUDR strongly condemns the commendation conferred on Major Leetul Gogoi by none less than the Army Chief for taking Farooq Dar hostage, tying Dar to the front of his jeep allegedly to ward off attacking stone-pelters, and then driving around for several hours to warn people that a similar fate awaited them. The incident where Dar was used as a human shield occurred in Budgam district in Kashmir on 9th April 2017.

Become fidayeen to counter Pakistan, former army chief tells cow vigilantes

Punjab News Express
KOLKATA: Calling for building up non-state actors to crush Pakistan's export of terror to India, a former Indian army chief on Tuesday asked cow vigilantes to stop their mindless atrocities on their countrymen and don the role of 'fidayeen' if they have the guts.

Suspecting cow smuggling, Ghaziabad police detain animal ambulance

Punjab News Express
GHAZIABAD : Overzealous Ghaziabad police detained an ambulance run by People for Animals (PFA) which was transporting a calf with a fractured leg to its animal hospital in Dhaulana - suspecting it to be a case of cow smuggling.

PM Modi has forgotten promise of jobs to 6 killed in 2013: JD-U leader

Punjab News Express
PATNA : Senior JD-U leader Neeraj Kumar has reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of his "forgotten promise" of providing jobs to the families of six persons killed in serial blasts that hit his rally in Patna in 2013, despite being in power for the past three years.

HRD Ministry warns of action against erring B.Ed colleges

Punjab News Express
KOLKATA : Concerned over the standard of education in B.Ed colleges, the Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday warned that around 40 to 50 per cent of such institutes may lose affiliation/recognition in coming months.

Court summons Jindal in coal scam case

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The CBI on Tuesday filed another chargesheet against former Parliament member Naveen Jindal and five others in connection with alleged irregularities in the Urtan North Coal Block allocation in Madhya Pradesh.

IAF Sukhoi jet loses radar, radio contact in Assam

Punjab News Express
GUWAHATI : An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30MKI jet went missing on Tuesday after taking off from the Tezpur base camp in Assam, sources said.

ACB raids Kejriwal kin in PWD scam

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Delhi's Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) on Tuesday said it has raided Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's deceased brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal's residence in the alleged Rs 10 crore PWD scam.

HC serves notice to Kejriwal on Jaitley's fresh defamation suit

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 crore filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

NIA grills Kashmir separatist leaders over Pakistani funding

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) questioned for the third consecutive day on Monday several separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir over the alleged funding from Pakistan-based terrorist groups.

21st century belongs to Asia, Africa: Jaitley

Punjab News Express
GANDHINAGAR : The 21st century will not only belong to Asia but also to Africa, hence India and Africa should navigate the journey together to shape their common future, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

PM Modi condemns Manchester attack

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI :
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly condemned the terror attack in Manchester, England, during a pop concert by US singer, in which 19 people were killed and over 50 injured.

80 shops gutted in Delhi fire

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : At least 80 shops were gutted after a major fire broke out in the city's Chandani Chowk area on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

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