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Ground parties yet to reach Su-30 wreckage in Assam

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A day after the missing Sukhoi-30 fighter jet's wreckage was found, efforts by search and rescue teams to reach the spot have been hampered by inclement weather, rugged terrain with a steep gradient and thick foliage, defence sources said on Saturday. Indian Air Force (IAF) officials said the ground parties comprising IAF Special Force Garuds and Army's Para Spec...

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Power-packed 60th birthday bash for Gadkari in Nagpur

Nagpur, May 27 (IANS) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari had a power-packed 60th birthday celebration here on Saturday, showcasing his influence across the political spectrum and the respect he commands within his Bharatiya Janata Party. The highlights of the daylong celebrations which started this morning included release of his biography by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, followed by inaug...

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Vijayan asks PM to repeal new cattle sale rules, beef sellers do brisk business

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) Even as the Centre has introduced stringent rules regarding cattle slaughter, it was business as usual for beef sellers across Kerala on Saturday, with people queuing up to buy one of their favourite food items. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for repeal of the new rules, which he termed an intrusion into the rights o...

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Kerala CM writes to Modi, urges repeal of cattle slaughter rules

Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking the central government to repeal the new restrictions against cattle slaughter, terming it an intrusion into the rights of states. I request you to kindly intervene in this matter and repeal the newly-imposed restrictions, so that the lives and livelihoods of ...

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Mega 60th birthday bash for Gadkari in Nagpur

Nagpur, May 27 (IANS) Braving the blistering 45-plus degrees C heat, this Maharashtra city enthusiastically celebrated the 60th birthday of Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday. The celebrations started with a massive garland offered to Gadkari, who sported a simple kurta-pyjama, with lots of selfies and pictures clicked. This was followed by cutting a massive 60-kg ...

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Government will not go back on its promise on black money: Modi

Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Marking the third anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday vowed not to go back on the government's fight against black money and said he was ready to pay any price for that campaign. The first decision of our government was against black money... All those who have black money and benami property, their children drive most expensive m...

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Hazarika, 'Bard of the Brahamputra', has bridge named after him

Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika was known as the Bard of the Brahmaputra -- the river was his muse and inspired him to write around 100 songs, many in its praise. And on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the literary genius by naming India's longest river bridge on the Brahmaputra after Hazarika, who passed away in 2011. Our government ha...

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Wreckage of missing Sukhoi located, no word on two pilots

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Three days after it went missing, the wreckage of a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet was found in a thick forest around 60 km from Tezpur in Assam on Friday, but there was no word on the two IAF pilots who were on board. The wreckage of the IAF Su-30 jet that went missing with two pilots onboard has been found in the thick forest around 60 km from Tezpur, Assam, where it lo...

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Amul to start operations in Bihar, Assam

Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) The Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers' Union -- the makers of Amul -- is setting up a Rs 250-crore processing plant in West Bengal, and is expanding operations in the state's districts and also foraying into Bihar and Assam, officials said here on Friday. We are expanding milk procurement operations in districts like Malda, Darjeeling, Howrah and East Midn...

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Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge near China border on 3rd anniversary

Dhola (Assam), May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the strategically crucial and India's longest 9.15-km river bridge connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh near the China border, and made a veiled attack on the previous Congress-led government for delaying its construction. Marking three years of the BJP-led central government, Modi named the bridge -- built...

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The 'Supercop' who pacified Punjab and his controversial career

Hailed by many as a Supercop who ruthlessly stamped out terrorism from Punjab in the 1990s, K.P.S. Gill had an equal number of detractors who slammed his high-handedness and alleged human rights violations in his campaign against Khalistani militancy. The stern-looking, impressively-moustachioed Gill, who was brought to the state from the northeast in 1984 after Operation Blue Star, was...

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Supercop K.P.S. Gill dies at 82

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) 'Supercop' K.P.S. Gill, who had played a major role in wiping out militancy from Punjab in the '90s and had advised Gujarat and Chhattisgarh governments on security, died here on Friday after suffering complications arising out of kidney failure and heart disease. Kanwar Singh Pal Gill, 82, died at 2:55 p.m. at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital where he was admitted on ...

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Supercop K.P.S. Gill dead

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) 'Supercop' K.P.S. Gill, who had played a major role in wiping out militancy from Punjab in the '90s and had advised Gujarat and Chhattisgarh governments on security, died here on Friday after suffering compilications arising out of kidney failure and heart disease. Kanwar Singh Pal Gill, 82, died at 2:55 p.m. at the Sir Gangaram Hospital where he was admitted on ...

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ONGC Q4 net profit falls 6% at Rs 4,340 crore

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) State-run explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) on Friday reported a 6.1 per cent fall in net profit for the fourth quarter ended March at Rs 4,340 crore, as compared to the PAT of Rs 4,624.30 crore for the same period of 2016. ONGC's total income for the quarter in consideration, however, increased an impressive 29.24 per cent at Rs 26,233.56 crore on accoun...

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PM lays foundation of third IARI on Assam-Arunachal border

Gogamukh (Assam), May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) here in Assam. Addressing a huge public rally in Gogamukh in Assam's Dhemaji district, on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, Modi said his government has decided on 'Panch path' (Five Ways) for the overall development of northeastern...

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Dhola-Sadiya bridge a brainchild of Congress, says Tarun Gogoi

Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday attacked the BJP-led central government for trying to take credit for the newly constructed longest bridge on Lohit river in Assam, saying that it was the brainchild of the Congress. Today is one of the greatest days for the people of Assam as the India's longest and Asia's second longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge is ina...

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Wreckage of missing Sukhoi-30 found, no trace of pilots

Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) The wreckage of a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet that went missing on May 23 after taking off from Tezpur airbase in Assam has been found though there was yet no information about its two pilots, IAF sources said on Friday. The wreckage has been found close to the last known position of the aircraft at a place that has dense foliage, an India Air Force officer said.

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Modi targets Congress for 'delay' in bridge construction, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

Dibrugarh, May 26 (IANS) Inaugurating the longest 9.15 km bridge over a river in Assam here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a veiled attack on the previous Congress-led UPA government, accusing it of delaying its construction even as he named the bridge after legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika. For five decades you people have been waiting for a bridge. That has now been inaug...

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Wreckage of missing Su-30 found

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The wreckage of the Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft with two pilots, that had gone missing a few days back after taking off from Tezpur airbase, has been found, IAF sources said on Friday. Wreckage has been found close to the last known position of the aircraft. As of now weather is bad and the place has dense foliage, an IAF official said. There was no inform...

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Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam

Dibrugarh, May 26 (IANS) Marking the third anniversary of the NDA government at the Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the country's longest river bridge -- the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge over the Brahmaputra river in Assam -- and dedicated it to the people of the nation. The 9.15 km long bridge between Dhola and Sadiya in Assam's Tinsukia district will not only shorten ...

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