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So far, only anti-Romeo squads, brooms in UP: Akhilesh
Lucknow, March 25 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took a dig at the new state government, saying only "anti-Romeo squads and clean-up drives" have been witnessed so far.
Congress MP's petition on making sanitary pads tax-free draws support
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A petition launched by Congress MP Sushmita Dev asking for taxes on sanitary pads to be removed has received support from several Members of Parliament.
CID employee and school teacher arrested with opium and heroin

In a major success to break the chain of drug suppliers, Jalandhar Rural police has arrested an employee of CID wing alongwith school teacher today.

Pakistan to observe 10th Earth Hour

Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan along with more than 170 countries will observe the 10th Earth Hour 2017 between 8.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, and participate in the World Wildlife Funds (WWF) effort to show global commitment to the planet.

Big B campaigns for tuberculosis-free India

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has voiced support for a government campaign that works towards a tuberculosis-free India.

Officials remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from Delhi government schemes, cover Kejriwal's photos too

In keeping with the Delhi Election Commission's order ahead of the municipal polls, officials on Friday started plastering over the words "Aam Aadmi" from Delhi government-run schemes on display, and some even went to the extent of covering Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's face, which was not part of the order.

US lawmakers cancel vote on Trump healthcare plan

The Republican leadership of the US House of Representatives cancelled Friday's scheduled vote on President Donald Trump's bill to replace the healthcare reform carried out by predecessor Barack Obama.

I'm President, and you're not: Trump

US President Donald Trump has defended some of the most controversial claims of his young political career in a wide-ranging interview with Time magazine.

Taiwan court hears landmark same-sex marriage case

A panel of judges at Taiwan's top court began hearing a landmark case on Friday that could make the island the first in Asia to introduce same-sex marriage.

AAP to get back to work in Goa from ground zero
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) After getting decimated in the February 4 state assembly elections, the AAP in Goa has now promised a comeback by building up the party again from ground zero.
Jalandhar administration starts special campaign to eradicate illegal mining

District administration Jalandhar has initiated a special drive to curb the illegal mining across the district especially along the banks of Satluj river in Phillaur, Nakodar and Shahkot sub-divisions.  

AT&T pulls out Google ads over offensive content

As the controversy over the ads appearing alongside hate or terrorism videos widens, American telecommunication giant AT&T has decided to pull out its ads from most Google-owned sites.

Trump's son criticises London mayor after attack

Washington, March 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's son has criticised London Mayor Sadiq Khan in the immediate aftermath of an attack in the city that killed five and wounded about 40 on the grounds of the British Parliament, a media report said.

Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat, completed his Senate confirmation hearings and managed to avoid commenting on the legality of the travel ban.

Amnesty International disappointed with probe in 1984 Sikh riots

International rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday said it was disappointed with the functioning of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to re-investigate closed cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Don’t waste water, Punjab CM appeals to people on water day

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has appealed to the people not to waste a single drop of water but to use the best possible techniques to save this fast-depleting natural resource that is essential for the survival of humanity.

Congress workers led by Mann gear up to realize captain’s dream of drug free Punjab

In order to completely eradicate the menace of drugs from drugs Phagwara as per the vision of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the district Congress committee Kapurthala along with the Punjab Police started a massive awareness drive from here today. 

Remove 'Aam Aadmi' words from AAP government schemes: EC

Ahead of municipal elections in the national capital, the Delhi Election Commission has directed the AAP government in the capital to remove "Aam Aadmi" words from all forms of display of its schemes.

GoDaddy launches 'Website Builder' for small businesses in India

Global Web-hosting company GoDaddy on Wednesday launched a new mobile-friendly "Website Builder" in India to help small businesses and entrepreneurs grow their ventures.

Raveen Thukral appointed Media Advisor to CM with rank of MoS

Raveen Thukral, a senior journalist who steered Captain Amarinder Singh’s media campaign in the recent assembly polls, has been appointed Media Advisor to the Chief Minister, in the rank of Minister of State (MoS).

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