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Noida girl falls into hot mix plant, dies
Noida, Oct 20 (IANS) A 13-year-old girl met a gruesome end here on Friday when she tripped and fell into a hot mix plant used to construct a road and died within minutes, police said.

Friday, October 20, 2017 5:28:06 PM

No state role in FIR against poet, publisher: Parrikar
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Under attack for allegedly targeting the author of a poetry anthology, "Sudhir Sukta", which is critical of Goa's elite Gaud Saraswat Brahmin caste, and scrapping the state award for which it was shortlisted, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said his government had no role in the FIR filed against the poet.

Friday, October 20, 2017 5:28:05 PM

ED summons Tejashwi, Rabri in IRCTC case
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday summoned RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav and in connection with the alleged irregularities in a 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract case, an official said.

Friday, October 20, 2017 5:10:04 PM

Haryana Minister calls Taj Mahal a 'beautiful kabristan'
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Joining the league of those making controversial statements on the Taj Mahal, senior Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Friday termed the marble monument as a "beautiful cemetery".

Friday, October 20, 2017 5:06:04 PM

Gangotri shrine closes for six-month winter break
Dehradun, Oct 20 (IANS) The gates of the Gangotri shrine in Uttarakhand were closed for a six-month winter break on Friday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:58:03 PM

Ranjit Kumar steps down as Solicitor General
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, the government's second-most senior legal officer, resigned from the post on Friday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:56:03 PM

India among worst hit as pollution gets deadlier than wars, AIDS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An estimated nine million people died worldwide in 2015 due to diseases caused by pollution -- the biggest cause globally of all premature deaths -- more than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined and even more disastrous than all violence, with India and China contributing to 5.4 million of the pollution-related mortalities, a study has found.

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:36:04 PM

One killed in police firing in Bihar
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) One person was killed and two injured as police opened fire on a group of people protesting the killing of a local shopkeeper in Bihar's Samastipur district, an official said on Friday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:34:03 PM

Congress hits back at Modi over his Kedarnath shrine remarks
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "arrogant" over his remarks on redevelopment of the Kedarnath shrine after the flash floods of 2013, saying he has disrespected the people of Uttarakhand.

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:26:04 PM

Jharkhand CM drives scooter without helmet, invites flak
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has invited opposition flak for driving a scooter without a helmet on Diwali and also travelling minus security cover.

Friday, October 20, 2017 4:10:03 PM

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