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Better arrangements for “Fish Medicine” on June 8: Talasani

Hyderabad, Minister for Fisheries & Animal Husbandry Talasani Srinivas Yadav today directed the officials concerned to make fool-proof arrangements for the forthcoming annual “Fish Medicine” (fondly called fish prasadam) distribution to mark Mrigasira Karthi by Bathina Brothers at Exhibition grounds at Namapally on June 8. The popular fish prasadam will be distributed among the folk on June […]

RJD, BJP workers clash in Patna, several injured

Patna,  At least half a dozen persons were injured in a violent clash between RJD and BJP workers in the Bihar capital on Wednesday, a day after IT raids in connection with alleged “benami” property deals involving RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family. “RJD and BJP workers clashed violently by attacking each other with […]

Controversial cleric sacked as head of Kolkata mosque

Kolkata,  Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati, the controversial Shahi Imam of the city’s Tipu Sultan Mosque, who had threatened ‘jihad’ and refused to take off the beacon from his vehicle, was on Wednesday sacked from the post. The sacking comes two days after a police complaint was lodged against Barkati by the mosque’s trustee board. A […]

Trinamool wins four, GJM three civic bodies in Bengal

Kolkata,  West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress has won in four municipalities, while the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has managed to retain control in three in the northern hills, according to the civic polls results announced on Wednesday. The Trinamool virtually wiped out all opposition in the plains where it won Raiganj, Domkal and Pujali municipalities. The […]

Court frames charges against AAP MLA Som Dutt

New Delhi,  A court here on Wednesday framed charges against Aam Aadmi Party legislator Som Dutt in a rioting case during campaigning for the 2015 assembly election. Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar framed charges against Dutt relating to rioting, wrongful restraint, voluntarily causing grievous hurt and unlawful assembly under the Indian Penal Code. After the […]

When did you last visit CM office: Mishra asks Kejriwal

New Delhi,  Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kapil Mishra took a dig at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and asked when was the last time he went to his office. “People of Delhi might not know that last year he (Kejriwal) went to his office only for two days,” Mishra alleged in a letter […]

Calm, secure Iran preparing for polls: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran is preparing for its presidential elections in a secure and calm environment at the heart of a region rife with unrest. “Look at the regional countries. Is there any place where there is no insecurity? In this insecure assortment, the Islamic Republic is preparing […]

Rouhani, Raeisi in heated race to win over voters in Mashhad

On the last day of campaigning for Iran’s 12th presidential election, the two main rivals gearing up for a head-to-head battle, Hassan Rouhani and Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, are revving up their campaigns in the northeastern city of Mashhad. Incumbent President Rouhani arrived in Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province, on Wednesday afternoon, and is […]

Syria censures deadly US strikes on civilians in Raqqah, Dayr al-Zawr

Syria , Syria has written to the United Nations, severely condemning recent fatal airstrikes by the US-led coalition against civilians as illegal and a breach of its sovereignty. More than 26 people were killed and scores injured in the coalition air raids on al-Ekirshi village in Syria’s Raqqah Province on Monday. Similar strikes targeted the […]

Israeli minister says Assad should be killed

Palestine , An Israeli minister says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is to blame for the sufferings of the Arab state and should be assassinated, a day after the US leveled fresh  allegations against the Damascus government. “As far as I am concerned it is time to assassinate Assad,” the regime’s housing and construction minister Yoav […]

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