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JNU row: CPI(M) leaders, Bassi meet Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Left leaders and Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with him the developments in the Jawaharlal Nehru University wherein anti-India slogans were raised recently in the university premises at an event against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

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13 Feb 2016 | 5:14 PM

US OKs sale of 8 Lockheed F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) The US government said it had approved the sale to Pakistan of up to eight F-16 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, radar and other equipment in a deal valued at 699 million dollars.

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13 Feb 2016 | 8:21 AM

India summons US envoy, protests sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pak

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) India today summoned US envoy Richard Verma to South Block to convey its strong protest against the decision of the Obama administration to sell upto eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, hours after Pentagon notified the deal.

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13 Feb 2016 | 12:54 PM

India’s forex reserves swell by 2.33 bn dollar

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) India’s forex reserves swelled by 2.

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13 Feb 2016 | 12:50 PM

Kupwara encounter: 4 militants, two soldiers killed, two jawans injured

Srinagar, Feb 13 (UNI) Four militants and two soldiers were killed and two others were injured in a fierce encounter in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence ministry spokesman said.

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13 Feb 2016 | 12:12 PM

Maihar bypoll: Over 20 pc polling in first four hours

Satna, MP, Feb 13 (UNI) More than 20 per cent polling was recorded in the first four hours of voting in the Maihar Assembly by-election in Madhya Pradesh.

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13 Feb 2016 | 11:40 AM

17 killed, 23 injured in separate road accidents in Bihar

Patna, Feb 13 (UNI) As many as 17 people were killed and 23 others injured in separate road accidents in Rohtash and Gaya district this morning.

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13 Feb 2016 | 10:23 AM

Fake registry racket busted in MP: 10 held

14 Feb 2016 | 12:03 AM

Indore, MP, Feb 13 (UNI) A gang – which made fake registration papers vis-à-vis land and then sold the plots – has been busted by the Crime Branch here and 10 members -- all having previous criminal records -- were placed under arrest, police said.

BJP faces challenge from rebel in Assam poll battle

BJP faces challenge from rebel in Assam poll battle

12 Feb 2016 | 7:25 PM

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) In the high-decibel poll campaign of Assam, a rebel is threatening to spoil chances of electoral success for the BJP by putting up candidates in as many as 40 constituencies.

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages signs MoU with Mah govt during Make in India week

14 Feb 2016 | 12:04 AM

Mumbai, Feb 13 (UNI) Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd (HCCBPL), one of India's leading beverage manufacturing companies and the largest bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company in India, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Maharashtra and Jain Irrigation for Project Orange Unnati, at the commencement of the 'Make in India Week' in Mumbai.

Voges double-century gives Australia massive lead

14 Feb 2016 | 6:02 AM

By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) Adam Voges scored his second test double-century as Australia hammered home their advantage at lunch on the third day of the first test today, with New Zealand 1-0 in reply to the visitors' mammoth first innings of 562.

‘Airlift’ grosses Rs 223 cr worldwide

13 Feb 2016 | 8:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 13 (UNI) Continuing its strong showing at the box office in the third week, the Akshay Kumar Nimrat Kaur starrer ‘Airlift’ has grossed a figure of Rs 223 crore at the box office worldwide, trade sources said.

Type 2 diabetes drug can deplete insulin-producing cells

12 Feb 2016 | 11:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 12 (UNI) Long-term use of liraglutide, a substance that helps to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, can have a deteriorating effect on insulin-producing beta cells, leading to an increase in blood sugar levels.

China green car sales to double to 700,000 units in 2016

China green car sales to double to 700,000 units in 2016

10 Feb 2016 | 6:15 PM

BEIJING, Jan 12 (Reuters) Sales of environmentally friendly "new energy" vehicles will reach 700,000 units in 2016, more than double the 330,192 vehicles sold in 2015, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Tuesday.

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