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By-poll results not pointer to BJP's standing: Kalraj Mishra

Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Union minister Kalraj Mishra Saturday asserted that the BJP's reversal of fortunes in the assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat should not be construed as an indication of the party losing ground. By-poll results should not be taken as a sample because the dynamics are different from the Lok Sabha elections. By-polls are fought on state issu...

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Pakistan facing over 6,000 MW power shortfall

Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan is facing an electricity shortfall of over 6,000 MW, with many parts of Punjab province witnessing outages of 20 hours a day. Un-announced load shedding in small and rural cities of Punjab has risen to 20 hours, Geo News quoted Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) sources as saying. Meanwhile in Lahore and major cities of the province, there i...

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2G scam accused Morani to go abroad

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A court here Friday allowed bollywood producer Karim Morani, accused in the second generation spectrum allocation case, to travel abroad to promote his film 'Happy New Year' scheduled for release around Diwali. The Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge O. P. Saini allowed Morani to visit the UAE, Netherlands and the United Kingdom Sep 22 to Oct 8 for prom...

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Special bi-weekly train from Ahmedabad to Katra

Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Beginning Oct 1, Western Railway will run a special train from here twice a week for pilgrims to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Saturday. The train will run till Oct 30. Booking of tickets online as well as through reservation counters has started. The nine-day Navratri festival begins Sep 25, and the number of ...

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Bypoll results not a standard to gauge BJP's popularity: Kalraj Mishra

Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Union minister Kalraj Mishra Saturday asserted the BJP's reversal of fortunes in assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat should not be construed as an indication of its losing ground. Bypoll results should not be taken as a sample because the dynamics are different from the Lok Sabha elections. By polls are fought on state issues where state l...

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BJP, Shiv Sena yet to agree on seat-sharing

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after saving their 25-year alliance from splitting, the BJP and the Shiv Sena were Saturday yet to reach an agreement on seat-sharing for the Oct 15 Maharashtra assembly elections. The Sena has now proposed a new formula for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other allies, which numerically appears to be an improvement over Friday's 119 seats that had been d...

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BJP seeks action against Punjab officials for 'misguiding' government

Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Punjab Saturday sought a time-bound enquiry into the actions of officials of the state's forest department for allegedly misguiding the state government and various courts on the Punjab Land Preservation Act. BJP Member of Parliament Vijay Sampla and assistant media adviser to the Punjab government Vineet Joshi submitted a...

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GST implementation from April 2016 feasible: Official

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The implementation of goods and services tax (GST) from April 1, 2016, could be feasible and depends on how fast pending issues are resolved, Revenue Secretary Sakti Kanta Das said Saturday. The deadline for actual implementation of GST from April 1, 2016, would be feasible. It all depends on how quickly we are able to reach consensus on critical issues, he said ...

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NCP ultimatum to Congress on seat-sharing

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Giving an ultimatum to the Congress over seat-sharing in Maharashtra, the NCP Saturday said it will not compromise its demand for half of the total seats, and asked the Congress to decide in a couple of days. We have heard that Congress wants to give us 124 seats in Maharashtra... We have conveyed it several times, we want nothing but 50:50 seat-sharing, Nationalist...

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Sunny Saturday in Delhi, warm Sunday likely

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The national capital experienced a sunny Saturday while the maximum temperature settled two notches above the season's average at 36.2 degrees Celsius. Sunday could be partially cloudy but as warm, the Met Office said. The sky will be partly cloudy tomorrow (Sunday) and the day would be warm, said an official of the India Meteorological Department. The ma...

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Construct toilets in all schools in two months: Himachal CM

Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday issued directions that toilets should be constructed in all schools in the state within two months. The toilets should be constructed in all schools right from primary to senior secondary schools, an official statement quoting the chief minister said. He said the construction of the toilets should be c...

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Ebola causes postponement of mega India-Africa meet

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Ebola outbreak in Africa that has claimed nearly 2,500 lives so far has claimed a different kind of victim in India - the Third India-Africa Forum Summit that was scheduled for December in Gurgaon. The mega event has been postponed and will be held in 2015. External affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said India has informed the African Unio...

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Al-Qaeda trying to set up bases in Assam: Gogoi

Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday said the Islamist terror group Al Qaeda is trying to set up bases in Assam as it has already established links with militant outfits operating in the state. I do not have any evidence as of now. But we have received some intelligence and I think they have already established links with the Assam-based militant outfits like the a...

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Sushma to interact with over 100 foreign ministers in New York

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj would be meeting more than 100 of her counterparts from across the world, including the new British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, during a slew of meetings in New York this month. According to external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, the external affairs minister would be travelling to New York on Sep 23....

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New Zealand opposition leader concedes defeat in elections

Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) David Cunliffe, leader of New Zealand's main opposition Labour Party Saturday, conceded defeat in the general election. Cunliffe said in a televised address to party faithful that he had called Prime Minister John Key and congratulated him on winning a third term in office, Xinhua reported. The Labour Party would Sunday begin a three-year campaign to win...

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Protest in Delhi over Jadavpur University incident

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with the students of Jadavpur University in Kolkata, over 300 students of different universities here staged a protest against alleged police atrocities. The protesting students demanded action against police for assaulting students and resignation of the University's vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty. Several students of the Jadav...

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Doctors not responsible if sterilisation fails, says Delhi HC

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Doctors are not liable to be punished for medical negligence if the sterilisation procedure fails and someone conceives a child, the Delhi High Court has ruled. An unsuccessful sterilisation procedure does not necessarily imply that the attending doctors were negligent, Justice Vibhu Bakhru said, rejecting the plea of a woman who sought Rs.60.5 lakh compensation ...

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New book aims to spread awareness about dementia

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With over 40 lakh dementia patients in India, there is an urgent need to educate people on how to look after suffering family members and, in some cases, even reverse the symptoms, author Minakshi Chaudhry whose book on dementia was presented to President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday. A World Within: A remarkable story of coping with a parent's dementia ha...

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Xi's Asia trip new chapter for China's diplomacy: Minister

Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visits to India, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan opened a new chapter for China's neighbourhood diplomacy, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said at the end of the trip late Friday. The Sep 11-19 tour of central and south Asia also charted a fresh course for the One Belt and One Road initiatives (the Silk Road Economic Be...

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In time, I will direct a film: Hrithik Roshan

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan is currently happy and content in his space as an actor, but when the time is right and if he has a subject, he may go behind the camera to direct a film. However, he says it will take time. His father Rakesh Roshan is a successful director and producer of films like Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai and the Krrish series. Does Hrithik see himself branch...

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