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Cop among 4 killed in Delhi riots over CAA

PTI New Delhi A head constable was among four people killed and at least 50 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi police personnel, were injured  as violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi, turning it into a battlefield on Monday with frenzied protesters torching houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump, and hurling stones. This is the …

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Karnataka budget to allocate funds for Kalasa-Banduri project

Bengaluru: Bolstered by the Supreme Court’s interim nod for the gazette notification of the Mahadayi (Mhadei) Water Disputes Tribunal award by the central government, Karnataka decided to allot funds for the drinking water project in the state’s northwest region, an official has said. “Funds will be allotted in the state budget for fiscal 2020-21 to complete the Kalasa-Banduri  project across …

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Clashes over CAA grip Aligarh, Delhi

Aligarh/New Delhi: Clashes broke out between police and anti-CAA protesters indulging in arson and stone-pelting in the old city area of Aligah on Sunday, during which a 22-year-old man was shot at and injured by a miscreant, said officials. Clashes also broke out on Sunday evening between pro and anti-CAA groups near Jaffrabad in northeast Delhi which was gripped by …

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Massive billboards come up across Agra

Agra (UP): Huge billboards on streets near the city airport and public squares in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal greeting US President Donald Trump have come up ahead of his visit to Agra. The billboards have added to the air of excitement in Agra that is eagerly expecting the arrival of Trump, who will be in the city for …

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Unprecedented security measures in place in Delhi for Trump’s visit

New Delhi: ITC Maurya, the hotel where US President Donald Trump will check-in on Monday, has been brought under an unprecedented security cover with anti-sabotage teams involving the Army and paramilitary conducting checks on the routes to be taken by the visiting dignitary. Security agencies are also working in close coordination with the US Secret Service, officials said. Anti-drone detachment …

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US President Donald Trump, Melania to be accorded traditional welcome

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump and First lady Melania Trump are likely to be accorded a traditional welcome complete with the traditional ‘teeka’, garlands and stole at the ITC Maurya here on Monday night, sources said. The five-star hotel, symbolised by the distinctive logo of hands folded in the traditional ‘Namaste’, will harp on its own branding and the …

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‘Yagya’ by Hindu Sena to bless Trump to defeat ‘radical Islam’

New Delhi: The head of a fringe outfit in India and an ardent follower of US President Donald Trump — Vishnu Gupta has, believe it or not, arranged for a “Vishwa Shanti Yagya” or a World Peace Prayer. The yagya, Hindu Sena says, is being organised on February 24, the day of the Trump’s visit, “to seek blessings from our …

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Jaipur-based firm designs Trump Collection

Jaipur: A Jaipur-based company has been entrusted with designing and creating exclusive tableware and cutlery for personal use of the visiting US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump and other family members to India. «The Trump Collection, as it may now be termed, has been conceptualised and created within a short period of two weeks using wide variety of non-ferrous metals, and …

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Ahead of Trump visit, security equipment, Marine One arrive in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad : Ahead of US President Donald Trump›s visit to the city, at least three C17 Globemaster cargo planes of the US Air Force have landed here in the last four days carrying security and communication equipment, Trumps› official helicopter ‹Marine One› and a mammoth SUV- like vehicle, officials said on Friday. In order to secure the area that Trump …

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Veteran Left leader Bajuban Reang no more

Agartala: Seven-time Lok Sabha member and veteran Left leader Bajuban Reang died here on Friday night after a protracted illness, CPI-M sources said on Saturday. He was 79. The prominent tribal leader of the northeast is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee member Badal Choudhury said Reang, also a three-time member of …

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