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Congress objects to manner of extending land compensation provisions

New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday termed as illegal and an insult to parliament the manner in which the central government had sought to extend compensation and rehabilitation benefits to families whose land is acquired under 13 central acts. Talking to reporters here, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the government had on Friday night issued a notification about the Ri...

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Missing London family believed to be travelling to Syria

London, Aug 29 (IANS) A mother and her four children, who were all reported missing, are believed to be travelling to Syria, local police said on Saturday. Zahera Tariq, 33, was last seen at her home address in Walthamstow, London on Tuesday morning and is now believed to have left the country later that day via London City Airport with her four children, Metropolitan Police said, Xinhua...

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AAP suspends MPs Dharamvira Gandhi, Harinder Khalsa

New Delhi/Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) The AAP on Saturday suspended parliamentarians Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa from primary membership of the party and initiated disciplinary proceedings against them. Both are Lok Sabha members from Punjab. Gandhi, a cardiologist and social worker, represents Patiala constituency, while Khalsa, a former diplomat, represents Fatehgarh Sahi...

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CPI-M leader accuses Trinamool of attempting to kill him

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Senior CPI-M leader and Siliguri Mayor Ashok Bhattacharya on Saturday accused the state's ruling Trinamool Congress of attempting to kill him when he had gone to attend a meeting in the town in northern West Bengal. My car was attacked with sticks, bamboo poles and flag stands. It was a conspiracy to kill me, Bhattacharya, who served as minister during the Left Fro...

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Eaton breaks decathlon world record

Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Defending champion Ashton Eaton of the United States shattered the decathlon world record and won the gold medal at the World Athletics Championships here on Saturday. Eaton bettered his own world mark of 9,039 by six points after finishing third in the last event -- 1,500 metres at the Bird's Nest stadium, reports Xinhua. It was the first world record in t...

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China major partner post n-deal: Iran

Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Iran considers China its major partner in the country's development in the aftermath of the nuclear deal reached in the Austrian capital of Vienna last month, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said here on Saturday. From the beginning of the current Iranian government, I had some meetings with the Chinese president including the meeting in Shanghai conference, where ...

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IS executes 91 people in Syria

Cairo, Aug 29 (IANS) The Islamic State terrorist group has executed 91 people between July 29 and this Saturday in various Syrian provinces, the Syrian Human Rights Observatory said. Of the 91 victims, there were 32 civilians including two women, 39 IS combatants, 11 rebels and at least nine soldiers loyal to the Syrian regime. All were killed for supposedly offending God and rel...

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Body of Assam student leader's brother found

Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) The body of the brother of a student leader was found in Assam's Goalpara district on Saturday, police said. Tension gripped Matia in Goalpara following the recovery of the body of Mrinank Nath, brother of All Assam Students' Union (AASU) president Dipank Nath, from Nandeswar area in the district. Sources close to the family said Mrinank, an accountant wit...

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GSAT-6 satellite orbit raised second time

Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Indian space agency on Saturday said it has raised the orbit of its military communication satellite GSAT-6 successfully for a second time. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the second orbit raising operation of GSAT-6 satellite was successfully completed by firing the on-board motors for around 44 minutes on Saturday. The first or...

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Opposition parties protest across Bengal after TET fiasco

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition parties and their youth and mass organisations hit the streets on Saturday in protest against the state government's failure to hold the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) examinations scheduled for Sunday, after a bag of question papers mysteriously went missing. Over 23 lakh candidates had applied for the TET examination, though which teacher...

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Infosys to build three more campuses in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Aug 29 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd will set up three more campuses here at an investment of Rs.1,918 crore ($290 million) and create an additional 27,000 jobs, a state government official said on Saturday. The state high level clearance committee on industry has cleared the three IT projects of Infosys at a meeting presided by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here, the...

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Reliance Jio launches 4G service in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) As a part of the Odisha government's initiative to convert Bhubaneswar into a 'Smart City', Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has launched 4G high speed Wi-Fi internet services at four locations in the capital city, it was announced here on Saturday. Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has rolled out its 'Jionet' ...

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Turkey joins anti-IS coalition air strikes

Ankara, Aug 29 (IANS) Turkish fighters took part in the US-led coalition air strikes against targets of the Islamic State (IS) militant group for the first time, according to a written statement from the Turkish foreign ministry on Saturday. Our warplanes have since Friday night started joint aerial campaign with the coalition war jets against Daesh (IS) targets which pose threat to our ...

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24 killed in Iraq fighting

Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and 29 wounded on Saturday in bomb attacks and clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's western province of Anbar, media reported. In one attack, a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden military vehicle near the security forces and allied militias, known as Hashd Shaabi, in east of the IS-held city of Fallujah leavin...

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Five killed in rebel attacks on police in Turkey

Ankara, Aug 29 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 24 injured in three attacks by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) members on Turkish police in southeastern Turkey, media reported on Saturday. A statement from the Tunceli governor's office said a group of fighters from PKK, attacked the Nazimiye police department building and Nazimiye district governor' s office building with guns an...

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After 'Malini & Co', Poonam flooded with film offers from south

Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Sultry sensation Poonam Pandey makes her debut down south with the action romance Malini & Co and her performance in the film has brought numerous offers from the industry. She is excited with the offers and now intends to choose wisely the scripts which will justify her talents to the fullest. Malini & Co which released this Friday, showcases Poonam...

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US calls for restraint on n-arms, NSA to visit Pakistan

Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As tensions between India and Pakistan continue to escalate, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice is expected to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday, media reported on Saturday. The US, earlier, called for restraint in developing nuclear weapons and expressed concern over recent developments as well as rising tensions between the neighbouring countries. Duri...

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Bangladesh police nabs five human organ traders

Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) The Detective Branch (DB) of Bangladesh Police has detained five people in connection with a case of international human organ trafficking. DB presented them before the media at a press conference on Saturday, Xinhua reported. We've arrested them Friday night, DB Deputy Commissioner Muntasirul Islam told journalists. During primary interrogation, said...

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Sheena murder: With counter-claims, motive shrouded in mystery

Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) With claims and counter-claims and new leads emerging in the investigation, the exact motive behind the Sheena Bora murder case remains shrouded in confusion, as investigators continued to probe different angles here on Saturday. According to police, the death threats apprehended by Sheena's brother Mikhail Bora were genuine and he was in Mumbai around April 24, 201...

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Parrikar defends DRDO deal with Baba Ramdev firm

Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday defended the DRDO's transfer of technology (ToT) deal with Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth, slamming his critics. Speaking at a public function here, Parrikar said that ToT for marketing of products manufactured from Leh berries, found exclusively in the Leh area, processed by the Defence Research and Development Organi...

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