Tuesday , 21 May 2019

National News

Imams’ organisation welcomes Obama’s visit

NEW DELHI: The president of All India Organisation of Imams of Mosques (AIOIM), Imam Umer Ahmad Illyasi, Tuesday welcomed the coming visit of US President Mr Barack Obama to India and said it will strengthen the cause of world peace and cement the bilateral relationship between the two countries in terms of economic, social and political terms.

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Just six tigers left in Palamau Tiger Reserve

RANCHI: The Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand is a perfect example of official apathy towards India’s national animal. The reserve, which boasted of 42 tigers in 2003, has just six left now, as per the 2009 tiger census.

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AICC to meet today in shadow of Adarsh scam, CWG mess

NEW DELHI: A meeting of the AICC is being held here on Tuesday in the shadow of the Adarsh housing scam and the Commonwealth mess which have made the opposition to train their guns on the ruling party and several of its leaders.

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Chavan offers to resign as CM

NEW DELHI: The Maharashtra Chief Minister, Mr Ashok Chavan was battling for survival in office after the Congress leadership took exception to his role in the embarrassing housing scam prompting him to offer his resignation.

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Geelani to intensify stir ahead of Obama visit

SRINAGAR: No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Saturday even though the separatists called for a shutdown and hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani asked people to intensify protests ahead of US President Mr Barack Obama’s India visit.

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Gold worth Rs 1 crore looted

GHAZIABAD: About a dozen armed dacoits looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs 1 crore from a finance company’s Ghaziabad branch Saturday, police said.

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