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Delhi fire: Police arrest factory owner

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:56

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The owner of a plastic factory here where a major fire killed 17 persons has been arrested, police said on Sunday.

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Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing die, death toll is 11

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:48

Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll of people killed in border clashes in Jammu region to 11.

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Veteran CPI-M leader, ex-MP Khagen Das dead

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:36

Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran CPI-M leader Khagen Das, who was the convenor of Tripura's ruling Left Front and a former Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha member, died here following a massive cardiac arrest on Sunday, party sources said.

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Double blow for Amarinder as close aides lose jobs

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:10

Chandigarh, Jan 21 In a matter of just 24 hours, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh suffered a double blow as two of his close aides in the government lost their jobs -- one bowing to the law of the land and the second one being forcibly sacrificed at the political altar.

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Veteran CPI-M leader Khagen Das dead

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:48

Kolkata, Jan 21 Veteran CPI-M leader and former Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha member Khagen Das died of a massive cardiac arrest here on Sunday, party sources said.

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Bawana fire: Police nabbed factory owner

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:14

New Delhi, Jan 21 The Delhi Police has arrested the Bawana plastic factory owner following a major fire incident in the unit on Saturday which claimed at least 17 lives, police said on Sunday.

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Temple politics heats up in the land of Lord Krishna

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 12:08

Vrindavan, Jan 21 (IANS) Alarmed by increasing "assaults on the original and natural character" of the Hindu holy town, the "leela-sthal" of Lord Krishna and Radha, temple priests and owners of "Devalayas" here have joined hands to launch a sustained movement against "governmental interference".

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'Ex-athletes, not politicians, should govern Indian sports'

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:18

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former sportspersons and professionals rather than politicians and bureaucrats should drive Indian sports federations if the country's standards are to improve, says Geoff Schoenberg, a Research Fellow at Australia's Deakin University, whose post-doctoral work is specifically focused on sports governance in India.

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President condoles deaths in Delhi factory fire

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 09:56

New Delhi, Jan 21 President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday expressed grief over the death of 17 people in a huge fire at a plastic warehouse in west Delhi's Bawana area.

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Modi condoles deaths in Delhi warehouse fire

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 00:46

New Delhi, Jan 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the death of 17 people in a huge fire at a plastic warehouse in west Delhi's Bawana area.

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Delhi government orders probe into Bawana warehouse fire

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 00:34

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has ordered a probe into the fire incident in a plastic warehouse in west Delhi's Bawana area in which as many as 17 persons were burnt alive or asphyxiated and 30 others injured.

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