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IAF’s MiG-21 jet crashes in Kangra, pilot missing | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI. An Indian Air Force's MiG 21 fighter jet on Wednesday crashed in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. According to initial reports, the MiG-21 aircraft took off from Pathankot air base in Punjab and crashed at Patta Jattiyan in Jawali subdivision of Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district. MiG-21 Indian aircraft coming from Punjab's Pathankot crashes in Patta Jattiyan in Jawali subdivision of Himachal P… https://t.co/WYCPcJkCQx— ANI (@ANI) 1531902130000 As
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Lok Sabha Speaker accepts no-confidence motion against NDA government | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday accepted a no-confidence motion moved by TDP's Kesineni Srinivas against the NDA government. The Speaker said that she will notify a date for discussion on no-confidence motion in "2-3 days". Read also: Monsoon Session of Parliament 2018 live updates The Speaker named all opposition members who had moved similar no-confidence motions and said TDP's Kesineni Srinivas would move his motion
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Parliament monsoon session to begin today: Will it be another washout? | India News

[ad_1] The much anticipated monsoon session of Parliament begins today, July 18, 2018. Over the next 18 sessions, it is expected to take up a total of 68 pending bills. Of these, 25 bills are listed for consideration and passage, and three for withdrawal during the session. At least, 18 new bills are listed for introduction, consideration, and passage. However, given the legislative track record of the 16th Lok Sabha,
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From HDK govt with love: iPhoneX for Karnataka MPs | Bengaluru News

[ad_1] BENGALURU: While Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy has declared 'austerity' as the byword for his government, his water resources minister DK Shivakumar made a big splash on Tuesday by gifting iPhones worth Rs 1 lakh each to 38 Karnataka MPs. The occasion: distribution of a dossier on the Cauvery issue for a meeting in Delhi. The iPhoneXs were gifted to 26 Lok Sabha MPs (excluding BS Yeddyurappa and B
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Airport operators seek passenger security fee hike

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The passenger security fee (PSF) of Rs 130 paid by each flyer to cover cost of security deployment at airports could soon rise sharply. Airport operators have told the government that the amount collected from PSF is not sufficient to meet this cost and want this amount raised. “The amount from this head goes only to pay for salaries of deployment of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
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Monsoon Session: Stormy monsoon session on cards as opposition plans no-confidence motion | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: "Pehle khana khate hain, phir kal ki tayyari karte hain (let's eat first and then prepare for tomorrow)," Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted opposition leaders at a dinner hosted by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, jocularly referring to a predictable government-opposition showdown when Parliament's monsoon session begins on Wednesday. The interaction between the PM, opposition leaders and senior ministers is likely to be the only occasion marked by a
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Russian woman raped in Tamil Nadu temple town | India News

[ad_1] CHENNAI/TIRUVANNAMALAI: A 21-year-old Russian woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped in a service apartment on a visit to the pilgrimage town of Tiruvannamalai, 190km southwest of Chennai, police said on Tuesday. Investigators detained six men for questioning after one of them took the unconscious woman to hospital on Monday and a doctor who examined her alerted police. Tiruvannamalai Town sub-inspector J Illavarasi registered a case under IPC Section 376
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Opposition parties to urge EC to return to paper ballots | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: With Lok Sabha polls due next year and four state elections coming up in a few months, opposition parties have decided to demand a return to ballot papers instead of electronic voting machines (EVMs) on the suspicion that the machines are being manipulated on BJP’s behest. This was decided on Monday after a brief discussion at a meeting of several opposition parties, hosted by Congress and attended
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BJP asks Rahul to back ‘new deal’ for Indian women | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The government upped the ante over Congress’s demand for passage of the women’s reservation bill, throwing down the gauntlet to Rahul Gandhi to back a “new deal” for Indian women by getting his allies to back the gender quota legislation and extend support to efforts to end Muslim practices of divorce and re-marriage by way of triple talaq and nikah halala. Responding to Rahul’s letter to PM
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Unique question paper for each JEE, NEET examinee?

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Competitive tests such as JEE main, NEET-UG and UGC NET are set for a major overhaul from next year. The changes include having a unique set of questions for each candidate, with a software picking questions at random, and multiple dates for taking an exam. The overhaul is being driven by the new National Testing Agency (NTA), which will conduct its first exam in December 2018 —