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IAS officers aided corrupt bank officials: Delhi Assembly panel report

A multi-crore-rupee scam happened in a government cooperative bank and two IAS officers delayed a probe against corrupt bank officials and lied during an inquiry, according to a Delhi Assembly committee report tabled in the house on Wednesday.

AAP MLA resigns as member of Waqf Board

The written entrance examination for admission to the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun for January 2019 Term will be conducted at Lala Lajpat Rai Bhawan here at Sector-15, Chandigarh on 1st and 2nd June, 2018.

Three who fired at police in Delhi held in Goa

 Three persons wanted in the national capital for shooting at Delhi Police personnel during a routine check last week have been arrested in the beach village of Calangute in North Goa, police said on Wednesday.

Graft in Waqf Board, AAP requests LG to appoint chairman

Based on a committee report on corruption in the Delhi Waqf Board, the AAP on Wednesday urged Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to appoint a Chairman for the board to prevent graft.

People of Kashmir tired of terrorism: Army chief

People in Jammu and Kashmir are tired of terrorism as they have realised it cannot give them what they want, Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday.

Padmaavat' producers move SC against ban by some states

The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Thursday a plea by the producers of "Padmaavat" challenging the ban on the controversial movie in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana.

HC sets aside appointment of Punjab CM's aide

 In a major blow to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday set aside the appointment of his Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar, holding it ultra vires of the Constitution.

Government cuts borrowing target, says Rs 20,000 cr is enough

The government on Wednesday said it has cut the size of additional borrowing to Rs 20,000 crore of government securities during the current fiscal.

Friendship agreement signed between Delhi and Fukuoka Prefecture

NEW DELHI: The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and Fukuoka Prefectural Government (FPG) signed the MoU/Friendship Agreement on Tuesday January 16, 2018 in New Delhi.

Modi, Netanyahu in Ahmedabad; begin roadshow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Ahmedabad airport on Wednesday morning and the leaders proceeded in a roadshow toward the Sabarmati Ashram, with crowds thronging both sides of the road.

NIA to file chargesheet against Kashmiri separatist leaders on Thursday

A chargesheet against seven Kashmiri separatists and a businessman in a case of funding terror in the Kashmir Valley will be filed by the NIA on Thursday, the day their judicial custody ends, officials said.

Copter crash kills 7 in Colombia

At least seven people were dead on Tuesday after a Colombian Army helicopter crashed in the northwestern department of Antioquia, according to military.

Kamal Haasan to annnounce political party's name on Feb 21

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party.

Modi lays foundation stone of Rs 43,000 cr Barmer refinery project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the Rs 43,129 crore big-ticket refinery project here and said it will change the economic landscape of Rajasthan.

Government ends Haj subsidy

The central government on Tuesday said it has decided to withdraw subsidy given to hundreds and thousands of Muslims for the annual Haj pilgrimage.

Volunteers to sign affidavits against joining politics: Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he would ask volunteers joining his new movement to submit affidavits to the effect that they will not join politics in future and remain dedicated to social causes.

RLSP chief and Union Minister Kushwaha has sympathy for Lalu and family

Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha, chief of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party, an ally of the BJP, has been openly voicing sympathy for jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family, triggering speculation that he is likely to jump onto the RJD bandwagon.

'Padmaavat' banned in Haryana: Minister

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmaavat" has been banned by the BJP government in Haryana.

Children with guardians may participate in human chain: Patna HC

In a setback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much hyped "human chain" against child marriage and dowry to be organised on January 21, the Patna High Court on Tuesday has directed the state government that children, including students will not participate in it without guardians.

SC asks Maharashtra government to share Judge Loya documents with petitioners seeking probe

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to share all the documents relating to the death of Special CBI Judge B.H. Loya with the petitioners seeking independent probe and adjourned the matter for seven days.

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