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Sant Samiti demands law for Ram temple construction

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Akhil Bhartiya Sant Samiti on Saturday said it cannot wait for courts to decide on the Ram temple in Ayodhya and that the Centre should enact a law to build it, it said in a statement. The demand comes a day after the Rashtriya Swayamsevak[Read More…]

Two militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Security forces started a cordon and search operation in a village of Shopian following information about a group of militants hiding in the village. “As[Read More…]

Chopper carrying pilgrims to Badrinath makes emergency landing

Dehardun, Nov 3 (IANS) A helicopter ferrying pilgrims to Badrinath shrine in Uttarakhand was briefly trapped in bad weather on Saturday and made an emergency landing at Gauchar, officials said. The chopper belonging to Heritage Aviation was taking a group from the state capital to the Badrinath shrine when it[Read More…]

Australian tourist found hanging in Bihar

Patna, Nov 3 (IANS) An Australian tourist was found hanging from a tree at an orchard near Bihar’s Bodh Gaya on Saturday. Gaya city Superintendent of Police Anil Kumar said the deceased was identified as Heath Allan, 33, a resident of Westmead, a suburb of Sydney in Australia. “Some local[Read More…]

Congress releases first list for MP poll candidates

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday released its first list of 155 candidates for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections. The list does not include either of the party’s two chief ministerial probables – Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath and Guna lawmaker Jyotiraditya Scindia. The ruling[Read More…]

Alleged stripping of girls in Punjab school; CM orders probe

Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) Amid reports of alleged stripping of girls after the discovery of a sanitary pad in a toilet, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered transfer of two teachers of a Fazilka government school pending an inquiry. Fazilka town is around 325 km from Chandigarh. The[Read More…]

Body found at Delhi railway station

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The body of a young boy was found on a railway track on Saturday, police said. It was found at east Delhi’s Shahdara Railway Station with an injury mark on the head, a police officer said, adding a call reporting the incident was received in[Read More…]

Defence Minister to celebrate Diwali with troops in Arunachal

Guwahati, Nov 3 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will celebrate Diwali with troops in forward areas of Dibang Valley in Arunanchal Pradesh, said a defence official on Saturday. There are military posts separated from the nearest road-head by at least 30 km. The sparsely populated area has the average density[Read More…]

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