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Union Home Secretary reviews status of bridges in LWE-affected states

New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Union Home Secretary LC Goyal reviewed the status of 15 critical bridges in the Left Wing Extremism …

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  • Bengaluru women swap kidneys, save each other's husband

    Bengaluru, July 3 (ANI): Two women in Bengaluru gave a new life to each other's husband by participating in a kidney swap at a Bengaluru hospital. The doctors at the Columbia Asia Referral Hospital successfully conducted the surgeries on June 24. The patients, Venugopal and Bhimsain, were suffering from chronic kidney disease and required a transplant.

  • No change in India's position on support to Palestinian cause: …

    New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Asserting that there is no change in the country's long-standing position on support to the Palestinian cause, the MEA on Friday said that whenever there has been a Human Rights Council resolution which referred directly to the International Criminal Court, as had happened in the cases of Syria and North Korea, India's general approach has been to abstain. "There is no change in India's long standing position on support to the Palestinian cause.

  • Gurgaon resident 'shocked' by electricity bill of Rs …

    Gurgaon, July 3 (ANI): A Gurgaon resident, who was shocked to discover a bill of Rs 75 crore for his residence, has alleged that the error has still not been corrected by the electricity board. Jitendra Kumar, a resident of Sector-4, Gurgaon said he was charged the stupendous amount for two months. "I have got a two months bill of 75 crore.

  • HRD Ministry develops 'Know Your College' for studen …

    New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has developed a "Know Your College" portal to help the students make an informed decision on the choice of college and the courses. The portal was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee on November 11, 2014 to help prospective students make informed selection of a college.

  • President Mukherjee receives first copy of book 'Uniki&# …

    Hyderabad, July 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of the book 'Uniki' in Hyderabad on Friday. The President received the book from Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, who formally released it. Speaking on the occasion, the President appealed to the people of both the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to work in close harmony, so as to ensure sustainable development and betterment of the people of the country and help it earn its rightful place in the comity of nations.

  • FTII row: Five-point solution provided to Jaitley, says Pookutty …

    New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Oscar-winning sound engineer Resul Pookutty on Friday said a five-point solution was presented to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley as a part of deliberation over the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the chairperson of the FTII. "There is a sanctity of the presently constituted society is being questioned by the students, by FTII. Pookutty said that the FTII student's delegation suggested an interim committee be set up to look into the guidelines in which the FTII society has been formed and the function of the society and the kind of people that will hold positions.

  • MP: Man gets Aadhar card made for his dog, held

    Bhind (Madhya Pradesh), July 3 (ANI): Bending the rules proved costly for a man from Madhya Pradesh, who was arrested after he made an Aadhar card for his dog in the state's Bhind district. Mohammad Azam Khan, who works in the Aadhar card office, got the Aadhar card made for his dog, Tuffy. The police said that a local resident, Akhilesh Singh Yadav, filed a complaint saying the local Aadhar centre had issued a card to a dog.

  • Coast Guard saves six fishermen stranded at sea

    Kolkata, July 3 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard on Friday saved six people who were stranded in a fishing boat in Andhra Pradesh's Machlipatnam since the past 15 days.

  • BJP announces new state in-charges

    New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday announced new state in-charges, co-incharges and morcha-incharges for the party.

  • FTII row: Won't be removed from post, says Gajendra Chau …

    Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): BJP leader and actor Gajendra Chauhan on Friday said he has got to know from media reports that he would not be removed from the post of FTII chairman. Several students and alumni of the Pune-based institute had earlier staged a protest outside the Information and Broadcasting Ministry at Shastri Bhawan in the national capital over the appointment of Chauhan as the chairperson of the institution.

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