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Taslima Nasreen bats for Uniform Civil Code
121 Views, 23-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Bangladeshi writer and human rights activist Taslima Nasreen on Monday batted for Uniform Civil Code, saying that the measure was "urgently" needed to empower people with their rights. In an impromptu session at the Jaipur Literature Festival here, the author who has been living in exil...Read more

Hizbul Mujahideen warns people against participating in R-Day
213 Views, 20-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has warned people against participating in the official functions on Republic Day and challenged Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and other politicians to "stay without security" for 15 minutes at their homes or native places. In a 10-minut...Read more

Cong leaders hit streets against demonetisation
149 Views, 18-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Senior Congress leaders along with scores of party workers today hit the street in the capital as part of a nation-wide protest against demonetisation. The protesters led by Congress MP Ahmed Patel, party\’s deputy leader in Rajya Sabha Anand Sharma, DPCC chief Ajay Maken and P C Chacko tri...Read more

Aamir comes out in support of ’Dangal’ actress Zaira Wasim
266 Views, 17-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Tuesday described "Dangal" co-star Zaira Wasim -- who came under attack after meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti -- as a "role model", even as "I am with Zaira" continued to be one of the top trending hashtags on the s...Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu joins Congress, likely to contest from Amritsar East
151 Views, 16-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Ending the suspense, cricketer- turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today joined the Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi and the party said it would be "immensely strengthened" in poll-bound Punjab with his presence.  53-year-old Sidhu is likely to contest from Amritsar East Assem...Read more

Bihar boat tragedy: Toll rises to 24; PM, Nitish announce ex-gratia
131 Views, 15-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: With the recovery of four more bodies, the toll in boat tragedy in river Ganga here climbed to 24 today while Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ordered a high-level inquiry and directed strict action against those responsible for any lapses. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister announced ...Read more

Chill grips North India, mercury continues to dip
176 Views, 14-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Nine deaths were reported from Uttar Pradesh as a severe cold wave gripped northern India on Saturday with Himachal Pradesh’s Keylong and Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil registering minus 13.9 and minus 15.6 degrees celsius, respectively, while the national capital recorded its lowest tempe...Read more

Now, CRPF jawan posts video seeking pay parity with Army
233 Views, 12-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: After the videos of BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav on quality of food served went viral on social media, a CRPF constable posted a clip, wherein he demands “parity” for paramilitary personnel in pay and other benefits with Army men. The CRPF said on Thursday it had taken “cognisanc...Read more