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Bangladesh's 'Genocide Day' observed in Tripura
Agartala, March 25 (IANS) A candle light march and seminar were part of programmes held on Saturday in Tripura to mark Bangladesh's observance of "Genocide Day" - in remembrance of the atrocities committed by the Pakistani Army on this day in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, 46 years ago.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:12:04 PM

Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP, Congress criticise (Roundup)
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Banking on the goodwill generated by the schemes of free water and slashing electricity charges, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday made a major promise -- to abolish residential house tax --if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wins the toughly contested civic polls in the national capital.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:56:03 PM

Railways to save Rs 41,000 cr on energy costs: Suresh Prabhu
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:44:08 PM

UP roads to be free of potholes by June 15: Aditya Nath
Gorakhpur, March 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Saturday said all roads in the state will be free of potholes by June 15.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:44:05 PM

VHP reiterates demand for law to construct Ram temple
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Saturday reiterated its demand for the enactment of a law to facilitate the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:44:04 PM

Give up VIP culture, Punjab CM tells Congress leaders
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Amid reports that some Congress legislators and leaders were unwilling to give up use of red beacons on official vehicles, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged them to shed VIP culture and voluntarily give up the privilege.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:38:04 PM

Odisha house committee to meet Modi seeking paddy MSP hike
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) A house committee, led by the assembly Speaker, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to demand increase of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy, Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy said on Saturday.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:20:06 PM

Brawl, 'death threats', in Delhi court hearing Kejriwal-Jaitley defamation case
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A Delhi court on Saturday witnessed heated exchanges between lawyers of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and those of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the hearing of a defamation case filed by the former, with lawyers for the Aam Aadmi Party leader claiming they had received "death threats" in the court room.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:12:04 PM

Hasan acting Kerala unit chief till regular appointment: Congress
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday said its Kerala unit Vice-President M.M. Hasan will function as the President till a regular appointment is made.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:06:09 PM

Anti-romeo squads won't trouble couples: Aditya Nath
Gorakhpur, March 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Saturday assured that the anti-romeo squads will not trouble couples who move around together with consent.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 8:06:08 PM

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