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Trump convoy driver detained after firearm found in baggage

Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A driver for the White House press pool was briefly detained on Monday after a firearm was found in his personal baggage as he tried to enter a secured area, the US Secret Service said. The Secret Service can confirm that an individual serving as a staff contracted driver was briefly detained by the US Secret Service personnel and other law enforcement officials...

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Sylvester Stallone, brother denounce death hoax

Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Popular Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone on Monday slammed social media reports of his death while his younger brother Frank termed those spreading the hoax as mentally deranged. Please ignore the stupidity. Alive and well and happy and healthy...Still punching! the 71-year-old Stallone, the hero of the popular Rambo and Rocky series, posted on his Twitter hand...

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Mentors to check learning outcomes in Delhi schools

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Under new education scheme Mission Buniyaad, mentors will be appointed to check the learning outcomes of schools run by the Delhi government and the municipal corporations of Delhi (MCDs), Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday. One mentor will take care of five schools and will train their teachers on enhancing readability of children of classes 3 t...

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Four of marriage party killed in Patna road accident

Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) At least four members of a marriage party were killed on Monday night near here as the bus carrying them overturned after driver lost control over the vehicle, police said. According to district police officials, more than two dozen members of the marriage party received injuries. They have been admitted to the Nalanda Medical College and Hospital here. The ...

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Murder convict flees from police custody in 'chili attack'

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A murder onvict escaped from police custody on Monday after his accomplices threw chilli powder on police personnel escorting him to a hospital here for a checkup, police said. The prisoner was coming out from Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences along with the police guard when his associates threw chilli powder on the police personnel to help him flee from...

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Elephant tusk seized in Bengal's Siliguri, two arrested

Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Three pieces of an elephant tusk were seized in West Bengal's Siliguri by DRI officials and two persons arrested, an official said on Monday. The elephant tusk was carried from Assam to Siliguri for smuggling out to Nepal, said the official of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). Based on specific intelligence input that an elephant tusk would be carr...

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BJP releases pictures of Bengal Minister with Choksi

Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Amid controversy over a photograph in which Nirav Modi, the main accused in Rs 11,300-crore bank fraud case, is seen standing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the West Bengal BJP has released photographs of state Finance Minister Amit Mitra with Mehul Choksi, who is on the run in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. State BJP President Dilip Ghosh uploaded ...

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I-League: Lajong beat Aizawl 2-1 at home

Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) Hosts Shillong Lajong managed to beat reigning champions Aizawl FC 2-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday. Koffi (58th minute ) and Jagne (73rd minute) smacked a couple of goals for the hosts before Dodoz halved the gap (90+5th minute) for the visitors in the added minutes. Going into the match, Shillong Lajong FC's assistant coach Alison Khars...

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Report on killing of NCP nominee sent to EC: Meghalaya CEO

Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor on Monday said he had sent a detail report to the Election Commission on the killing of NCP candidate from the Williamnagar assembly constituency in an IED blast. In the report, the state election panel sought another 10 additional companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) to be deployed in Garo Hills...

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Quality control lab for marine products in Odisha to address export concerns

Bhubaneswar, Feb 19 (IANS) A state of the art quality control laboratory to check traces of antibiotics in shrimps and other marine products was inaugurated here on Monday. It would address concerns of USA, Japan and the European Union (EU) for stringent quality controls over exports of seafood from India. Set up by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), the fi...

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Congress approaches EC over voters list 'discrepancies' in MP

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Congress on Monday approached the Election Commission to complain of massive discrepancies in the voters list ahead of the two assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh, accusing the state's BJP government of conspiring to murder democracy. The party delegation, which included party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala, Mohan Prakash, R.P.N Singh and others, said that the...

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Modi unveils railway projects in poll-bound Karnataka

Mysuru (Karnataka), Feb 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narenda Modi on Monday unveiled a slew of railway projects in poll-bound Karnataka and flagged off a weekly Humsafar Express train (Palace Queen) to Rajasthan's Udaipur. Modi dedicated to the nation the 140 km electrified double track between Mysuru and Bengaluru and flagged off the weekly express between Mysuru and Udaipur, said Railway M...

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Meghalaya's UDP promises free education till graduation to poor children

Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) Meghalaya's main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) on Monday promised to provide free education to children hailing from Below Poverty Line families up to graduate level, if voted to power in the February 27 assembly elections. It also promised to replicate cable cars like those on the Blue Mountain in Australia's Sydney and cable bogies as in Nainital for ...

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Karnataka needs government with 'mission', not for 'commission': Modi

Mysuru, Feb 19 (IANS) Attacking the Congress government in Karnataka as a commission government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the welfare of the people was never its priority and the state needs a government with mission under the BJP to ensure all-round development. Addressing a public rally in the city, the Prime Minister said as long as there was a Congress government i...

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Reports on Parrikar's shifting to US baseless: Goa BJP MP

Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) Contrary to Goa Assembly Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo's statement that ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar could be shifted to the US for treatment if required, South Goa MP Narendra Savoikar said on Monday that news on his treatment abroad were false and baseless. Parrikar is admitted at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai and is responding to treatment. He is being ...

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Octogenarian ties knot again with bride less than half his age

Jaipur, Feb 19 (IANS) It was a wedding with a difference. The smiling bridegroom on the horse in the 'baraat' in Rajasthan's Karauli was 83 and on his way to enter into a second marriage with a woman who is just 30 years old, so that he could get a son to look after his ancestral property. Officials said they were looking into the incident, which is technically a crime as the man is alre...

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Who facilitated Mehul Choksi's escape, Congress asks PM

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Congress on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on as to who facilitated the escape aboard of Punjab National Bank fraud accused Mehul Choksi, who was purportedly declared a proclaimed offender by a Chandigarh court. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said: In this 'Chhota Modi-Mehul Choksi' tango, which is continuing to play itself out, there are...

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Tata Steel, JSW Living bid for debt-ridden Bhushan Steel

Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Debt-laden Bhushan Steel Ltd on Monday said Tata Steel, JSW Living Pvt Ltd and employees of the company have submitted resolution plans to take over its assets. We wish to inform you that as part of the resolution process, the resolution professional (RP) has received resolution plans from Tata Steel, JSW Living Private Ltd and Employees of Bhushan Steel Ltd, it sa...

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'Government not supporting entertainment industry'

Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is not supporting the entertainment industry enough despite its high tax contribution, says producer Babubhai Thiba, who is also the treasurer of the Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association. On the issues faced by the entertainment industry, Thiba said: When the government has created a censor board, it is our bad luck that political parties get...

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Delhi flags of 'Anti-Smog gun' campaign

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday began trials of anti-smog guns on PWD roads of the national capital. The trials began as Environment Minister Imran Hussain flagged off the Anti-Smog Gun campaign from the Delhi Secretariat. As part of the ongoing Clean Air for Delhi campaign, this gun will be used on PWD roads during non-peak hours for checking its capabil...

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