Archive for December 6th, 2017
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Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: White House

Washington, Dec 6 (PTI) President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and start the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a move against the long-held American principles which many Arab leaders warned could trigger more violence in the Middle…

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Newborn dies a week after wrongly declared dead

ew Delhi, Dec 6 :  A 22-week premature baby, who was wrongly declared dead by the city’s Max Super Specialty Hospital on November 30, died here on Wednesday. The family is demanding doctors of Max Hospital be arrested for negligence.

The baby was undergoing treatment at North Delhi’s…

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UGC seeks fresh nominations for appointment of vice chairman

New Delhi Dec 6:  The HRD Ministry today sought fresh nominations for the post of vice chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), weeks after it disbanded a selection panel after sitting on its recommendations for over six months.

The higher education regulator has been functioning without a regular chairperson…

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Short films should be encouraged: Divya Khosla Kumar

New Delhi, Dec 6 : Filmmaker-actress Divya Khosla Kumar, who will be seen in T-Series’ short film “Bulbul”, says the format needs to be encouraged.

“‘Bulbul’ is a short film and I feel short films should be encouraged because it’s a medium through which a lot of talent…

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Looking good is subjective: Aditi Rao Hydari

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari says that it’s important to feel good, and that looking good is subjective.

Asked if it’s important for a celebrity to always look flawless, Aditi told IANS: “Looking good is subjective. I think it’s important for everyone to…

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Supermoon, not Ockhi, responsible for damage: Parrikar

Panaji, Dec 6 :  Sunday night’s supermoon, and not cyclone Ockhi, was responsible for the rise in seawater levels, which damaged the state’s coastline and beach shacks, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.

Parrikar also said that the state had no standard operating procedures in place for managing…

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Patnaik hails Rajguru as first freedom fighter, Minister disagrees

Bhubaneswar, Dec 6 :  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday recognised Jayee Rajguru as the first freedom fighter of the state even as his cabinet colleague Damodar Rout refused to accept Rajguru as a freedom fighter.

Patnaik paid homage to mark the death anniversary of Rajguru, who fought the British…

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Congress linking Ram temple issue with elections: Modi

Ahmedabad, Dec 6 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday accused the Congress of linking the Ram temple issue to the Lok Sabha elections and attacked senior leader Kapil Sibal’s arguments in the Supreme Court for deferring hearing the matter till after the 2019 polls.

“Yesterday in the Supreme Court…

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