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US detention of Press TV anchor ‘illegal’: Iran

Tehran, Jan 23 (IANS) Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said that the recent detention of an anchor of Iran’s Press TV by the US FBI is “illegal”. The announcement was made as the ministry delivered Iran’s protest note over the detention of Marzieh Hashemi, a Press TV journalist and news[Read More…]

Modi, Shah tear into the Opposition (Lead)

Varanasi/Malda, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday lashed out at the opposition, with Modi berating the Congress for never having the will or intention to end corruption, and Shah dismissing the January 19 rally of opposition leaders in Kolkata as a “gathbandhan”[Read More…]

I believe in living the character, says Sara Khan

Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Sara Khan, who will be seen in ‘Pyar Ektarfa’, has said she believes in living the character while working in television or films. Sara Khan was interacting with the media at poster launch of ‘Pyar Ektarfa’ along with her co-actor Bhushan Patiyal on Tuesday in[Read More…]

Railway Board Chairman reviews NR, stresses safety, punctuality

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Chairman Railway Board V.K. Yadav on Tuesday chaired a review meeting of the Northern Railway and underscored the need for expeditious completion of infrastructure projects for meeting the twin objectives of punctuality and safety. Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said that Yadav stressed on the[Read More…]

Karnataka seer laid to rest with state honours (Lead)

Tumakuru (Karnataka), Jan 22 (IANS) Amidst a sea of humanity, Karnataka’s iconic Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami was on Tuesday laid to rest with state honours in the Siddaganga Mutt after about 10-lakh people paid homage to his mortal remains here. After a three-round gun salute by the state police as[Read More…]

Mamata obstructing Ayushman Bharat by gheraoing post offieces: Shah

Malda (West Bengal), Jan 22 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of obstructing the implementation of the flagship healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat by laying siege to post offices, sending police officers and MPs and MLAs to snatch the scheme’s cards. Launched by[Read More…]

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