Second phase of odd-even scheme starts in Delhi

New Delhi, April 15  Delhi government’s second phase of odd-even traffic scheme which aims at battling pollution in the national capital started on Friday.

“Odd even starts today. Lets all join hands and resolve to make it a success,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.

As per the…

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Family of armyman killed in Manipur 'proud of martyrdom'

Gurgaon, April 14 The family members of Major Amit Deswal, who died in a gun battle with tribal militants in Manipur, on Thursday said they were proud of his “martyrdom”.

Major Deswal of the 21 Special Force of Rashtriya Rifles who hailed from Surheti village in Haryana’s Jhajjar district…

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Rohith's brother, mother embrace Buddhism

Mumbai, April 14  The mother and brother of Rohith Vemula, the Dalit scholar who committed suicide in Hyderabad, on Thursday embraced Buddhism here, saying they were now “truly free from shame”.

“If my brother were alive, he would have been proud of us,” younger brother Raja Vemula said after a…

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Ensure no civilian is harmed: Mehbooba directs Kashmir police

Srinagar, April 14  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday directed the state police to ensure that no civilian is harmed during crowd control, as the valley remained tense over the deaths of four people, including three in alleged firing by security forces.

Mehbooba, who returned to Srinagar…

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Congress opposes logistics support agreement with US

New Delhi, April 14  The Congress on Thursday opposed the government’s move to sign a military logistics support agreement with the US, saying the Narendra Modi government does not have the mandate to push India into any military alliance.

“Though America is India’s strategic partner, we have our…

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