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Before Laying Down Life, CRPF Man Unfurled Flag. Today, Wife Took His Place

The Independence Day celebrations at Srinagar’s CRPF 49 battalion this year was overshadowed by grief. Thirty-two-year-old Neha Tripathi, her little daughter by her side, was unfurling the flag. Last year, it was her husband, Commandant Pramod Kumar, who performed the same task. Within a couple of hours, he was dead. …

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Indian-Origin Man Gets 2.9 Million US Dollars After Bad Reference Cost Him Job

An Indian-origin man in Singapore has got 4 million Singaporean dollars ($2.9 million) in damages from his previous employer after a scathing reference letter by them cost him the chance to get a new job. Ramesh Krishnan had accused AXA Life Insurance Singapore of defaming him while providing references on …

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Hyderabad, Guntur: 2-Year-Old Boy Who Fell Into Borewell Rescued After 11 Hours

The two-year-old boy who fell into an open borewell near Vinukonda in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh yesterday was rescued today after 11 hours. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), police and the administration had launched a massive operation to save the boy. The boy, identified as Chandrasekhar, was playing …

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Third Bust In Hyderabad finds  Drugs That Look Like Toffees

In a third major drug bust in Hyderabad, four people were arrested by the Cyberabad police on Monday and drugs worth Rs. 10 lakh were seized from them. This catch of drugs – in the form of tablets and what look like toffees – was to be supplied to a rave party …

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21 Delhi Police personnel awarded medals

Twenty-one Delhi Police personnel, including six female officers, have been awarded the President’s police medals for exemplary services on the occasion of Independence Day. The President’s Police Medal for Gallantry was awarded to Additional DCP (retired) S K Giri. The President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service was awarded to Joint …

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Happy Independence Day: Top 10 Quotes Of PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the 71st Independence Day from the ramparts of Delhi’s historic Red Fort. After arriving at the Lahori Gate of the 17th Century fort, the Prime Minister inspected the Guard of Honour and unfurled the national flag. Here are the Top 10 quotes …

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Pulwama district:  Kashmiri youth killed by CRPF pellets firing

A Kashmiri youth in his 20s died on Sunday after being hit by pellets allegedly fired by CRPF, whose personnel were targeted by stone-pelters in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district Owais Ahmad was taken to a nearby hospital before being shifted to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh hospital in Srinagar, reported Hindustan …

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Northeast Rail Link Cut, Lakhs Displaced In Assam, Bihar Flood

Heavy rain in the entire Himalayan region have triggered floods in Assam and Bihar. The northeastern state has been the worst hit – 15 people have died in the last four days and nearly 23 lakh have been displaced. The rail link to northeast India from the rest of the …

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Recuse Operations: 48 Dead In Himachal Pradesh Landslide

At least 48 people were killed and several injured after a massive landslide buried two government-run buses in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district, officials said on Sunday. The number of people killed could rise as over 50 passengers were travelling in the two buses hit by the landslide at Kotpuri near Padhar …

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11.44 lakh PANs deactivated, check if yours is included

More than 11.44 lakh permanent account numbers (PANs) were deleted or de-activated in cases where multiple PANs were found allotted to one person, Parliament was informed last week. This was informed by Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. He further …

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