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Bureaucrat-turned-actor K Shivaram no more

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BENGALURU: Bureaucrat-turned-actor K Shivaram died at a private hospital here on Thursday, where he was admitted. He was admitted to the hospital earlier this...

SAD, Congress regimes ruined Punjab’s govt institutions: CM Mann

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Mohali, Feb 29 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday accused the SAD and Congress regimes of ruining the state's government institutions as...

Hasmukh Adhia completes 5 yr term as BoB’s non-executive chairman

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Ahmedabad, Feb 29 (PTI) Bank of Baroda on Thursday announced the completion of the five-year term of Hasmukh Adhia as the bank's Non-Executive...

NBCC sells 61000 sq ft commercial space in South Delhi for Rs 273 cr...

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) State-owned NBCC (India) Ltd has e-auctioned about 61,000 square feet of commercial area in South Delhi for Rs...

Bihar traders offered ‘one-time settlement’ for pre-GST era tax liabilities

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Patna, Feb 29 (PTI) The NDA government in Bihar on Thursday came out with a 'one-time settlement' initiative for the benefit of traders...

Unable to reach exam centre on time, student ends life in Telangana

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Hyderabad, Feb 29 (PTI) An Intermediate second-year student, who was "not able" to reach...

Telangana Police busts fake drugs racket in Uttarakhand, 2 held

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Kotdwar, Feb 29 (PTI) Two people were arrested here on Thursday and a consignment of spurious drugs worth Rs 43 lakh was seized from...

CloudSEK alerts CERT-In, RBI, agencies about app handling financial fraud operations

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) Cyber security firm CloudSEK has informed watchdog CERT-In, banking regulator RBI and other agencies about an app that...

BJP’s poll body meets to finalise first list of Lok Sabha candidates

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) met here on Thursday night as its members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

Rebello’s winner hands Odisha FC come-from-behind win over East bengal

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Bhubaneswar, Feb 29 (PTI) Odisha FC registered a 2-1 victory over East Bengal FC to consolidate their position at the top of the...

BJP systematically undermined credibility of Constitutional institutions, alleges Sachin Pilot

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Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 29 (PTI) After ten years of ruling at the Centre, the BJP has systematically undermined the credibility of the Constitutional institutions...

DC beat RCB by 25 runs in WPL

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Bengaluru, Feb 29 (PTI) Delhi Capitals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 25 runs in the Women's Premier League here on Thursday. Opener Shafali...

DC brave Mandhana blitz to beat RCB by 25 runs

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Bengaluru, Feb 29 (PTI) Delhi Capitals braved a sensational battering from Smriti Mandhana to hand a fighting Royal Challengers Bangalore a 25-run defeat in...

Man killed, burned inside car in Mathura; girlfriend, mother held

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Mathura (UP), Feb 29 (PTI) Police here on Thursday arrested a woman and her mother in connection with a body recovered from a...

Shajahan arrest triggers political slugfest; BJP calls its ‘scripted’

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Kolkata, Feb 29 (PTI) TMC strongman Shajahan Sheikh’s arrest on Thursday triggered a tsunami of reactions with Bengal’s ruling party saying due...

Assam govt launches ‘Vikas Yatra’

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Guwahati, Feb 29 (PTI) 'Vikas Yatra', during which projects worth Rs 23,000 crore will be launched and initiated across Assam, was kicked off...

Noida stalled legacy projects: Registry camp on Friday

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Noida, Feb 29 (PTI) A camp for the registry of flats included in the legacy stalled projects of group housing in Noida would begin...

Woman paraded nude in Karnataka’s Belagavi district

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Belagavi (Karnataka) A woman was allegedly paraded nude in this district seven months ago and the video of the incident has gone viral...

Odisha: Customs hands over palm leaf, paper manuscripts to ASI

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Bhubaneswar, Feb 29 (PTI) The Customs Department on Thursday handed over palm leaf and paper manuscripts to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)...

Pune-based Southern Command felicitates Army personnel, units at investiture ceremony

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Pune, Feb 29 (PTI) Thirteen Indian Army personnel were presented with Sena Medals for gallantry at an investiture ceremony held at the Pune-headquartered Southern...

Deputy DM, 3 cops removed over Dalit boy’s death in Rampur

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Rampur (UP), Feb 29 (PTI) A deputy district magistrate and three policemen were removed on Thursday in connection with the death of a...

Benagluru police arrest man who cheated 250 people through matrimonial sites

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BENGALURU: The city police have arrested a man, who was cheating parents on the lookout for grooms on matrimonial sites. The accused has been...

Allahabad HC dismisses Jaya Prada’s petition against arrest warrant

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Prayagraj (UP), Feb 29 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by veteran film actor and former MP Jaya...

Man arrested for kidnapping, killing minor in Delhi

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) A 54-year-old man was arrested for kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old boy in outer Delhi's Bawana area, police...

Himachal Cabinet decides to constitute 7th State Finance Commission

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Shimla, Feb 29 (PTI) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday decided to constitute the 7th State Finance Commission to review the financial position...

Tata’s semiconductor unit in Assam to be game-changer for NE economy: Himanta

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Guwahati, Feb 29 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the Rs 27,000-crore semiconductor plant approved for the state by the...

POCSO convict can’t serve parole in victim’s village, city: Rajasthan HC

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Jodhpur, Feb 29 (PTI) In a significant ruling, the Rajasthan High Court on Thursday ordered that a convict under the Protection of Children...

Delhi LG objects to delay in finalisation of lease deeds for flats under Rajiv...

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena has expressed concern over the delay of more than two decades in the...

Haryana Police to seek passport cancellation of those indulging in vandalism during farmers’ protest

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Chandigarh, Feb 29 (PTI) The Haryana Police authorities in Ambala district Thursday said they will be seeking cancellation of passports and visas of...

New Pakistan PM to be elected on Sunday; PML-N’s Shehbaz Sharif frontrunner

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Islamabad, Feb 29 (PTI) Shehbaz Sharif is set to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister on Sunday with the National Assembly Secretariat on Thursday announcing...

Open-ended procurement of wheat, rice at MSP acts as disincentive for crop diversification: Panel

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) A working group under the Niti Aayog said an "open-ended" procurement of wheat and rice from farmers at MSP...

Govt 2nd advance estimate pegs wheat output at record 112 mt in 2023-24 season

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) The government on Thursday pegged wheat output at a record 112.01 million tonnes for the 2023-24 crop year (July-June)...

BEST revises bus pass rates from March 1; students’ benefits remain unchanged

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Mumbai, Feb 29 (PTI) The civic-run Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking has revised its bus pass rates from March 1,...

CEC Rajiv Kumar-led team in Lucknow to assess preparedness for LS polls

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Lucknow, Feb 29 (PTI) A delegation led by Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar arrived here on Thursday for a three-day visit to assess...

NaBFID to sanction Rs 3 lakh crore by March 2026 to support infra development

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID), which supports the development of long-term non-recourse infrastructure financing, has set...

Assam LS polls: BJP to contest 11 seats, leaves three for allies AGP, UPPL

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Guwahati, Feb 29 (PTI) The BJP will contest 11 seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls in Assam, leaving three for its allies...

Cop arrested in Thane for raping 20-year-old student repeatedly

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Thane, Feb 29 (PTI) A policeman was arrested in Thane for allegedly raping a 20-year-old student several times, an official said on Thursday. Anjay More...

‘Dolly Chaiwalla’ on viral video with Bill Gates: ‘Didn’t know who he was’

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Nagpur, Feb 29 (PTI) Nagpur resident Sunil Patil, popularly known as 'Dolly Chaiwalla', whose video with Microsoft founder Bill Gates went viral, on Thursday...

Shahpur-Kandi dam project nearing completion; will benefit J&K, Punjab: Union Minister

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Jammu, Feb 29 (PTI) The Shahpur-Kandi dam project is nearing completion and will benefit four districts of Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, Union Minister...

UP RERA asks promoters, agents to send project documents directly to Lucknow office

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Noida/Lucknow, Feb 29 (PTI) The UP RERA on Thursday asked promoters to deliver the documents related to project registration, extension, editing, etc either...

E-bus service launched from Jammu to Suchetgarh to boost border tourism

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Jammu, Feb 29 (PTI) In a stride towards sustainable transportation, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jammu Smart City Rahul Yadav on Thursday flagged...

Vijayawada Railway Division surpasses 2022-23 fiscal’s freight loading

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Vijayawada, Feb 29 (PTI) The South Central Railway (SCR) Zone's Vijayawada Division has surpassed its previous fiscal's (2022-23) freight loading of 33.54 million...

Indian economy soars with 8.4% growth ahead of general elections

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) India's economy grew by better-than-expected 8.4 per cent in the final three months of 2023 - the fastest pace...

Significant increase in leopard numbers testament to India’s dedication to biodiversity: PM Modi

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the significant increase in India's leopard population, saying it is a testament...

Delhi: 3 juveniles held for sexually assaulting minor boy

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) Three juveniles were apprehended for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in northwest Delhi, police said on Thursday. ...

Initiate steps to take the body of Santhan to Sri Lanka as quickly as...

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Chennai, Feb 29 (PTI) The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to take all necessary steps to ensure that...

13,264 structures destroyed in Manipur violence: CM

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Imphal, Feb 29 (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday told the assembly that 13,264 structures have been reported to be...

GDP numbers strong, growth momentum to continue: CEA Nageswaran

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New Delhi, Feb 29 (PTI) Chief Economic Advisor V Anantha Nageswaran on Thursday said the GDP numbers are "strong" and good momentum in...

No relevance of stir against CAA; move SC to cancel it: Himanta to agitators

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Guwahati, Feb 29 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday claimed that there was no relevance of any protest against Citizenship...

Gujarat govt hikes DA of government employees by 4 per cent, also raises its...

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Ahmedabad, Feb 29 (PTI) Just ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Gujarat government on Thursday announced a 4 per cent hike in dearness...

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