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K'taka: BJP govt puts on hold civic works worth Rs 642 cr; Cong, JDS slams move
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K'taka: BJP govt puts on hold civic works worth Rs 642 cr; Cong, JDS slams move

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka has put on hold civic works worth Rs 642 crore across 139 local bodies, a move that came under attack from Congress and JD(S) which termed it as "partisan" politics.

Oil deals on cards during PM Modi's US visit
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Oil deals on cards during PM Modi's US visit

With political uncertainty becoming contagious in the Gulf and Middle East, India is looking at the US for its energy security and some of the deals could be on the cards involving PSU petroleum and natural gas (P&NG) majors like ONGC and Indian Oil during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit.

Gujarat: NRI couple promote khadi ahead of Gandhi Jayanti in Ahmedabad
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Gujarat: NRI couple promote khadi ahead of Gandhi Jayanti in Ahmedabad

Even though western countries are accepting khadi as a natural fabric, it still needs to be promoted among people in India. Ahead of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, a couple from the USA promotes Khadi fabric in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.

Blow to rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in K'taka after EC move
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Blow to rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in K'taka after EC move

In a major blow to the rebel Congress and Janata Dal-Secular MLAs who were disqualified as legisltors, the Election Commission on Saturday announced by-elections in Karnataka on October 21.

Twitterverse goes gaga as 'Gully Boy' becomes India's Oscar entry
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Twitterverse goes gaga as 'Gully Boy' becomes India's Oscar entry

After Ranveer Singh-starrer 'Gully Boy' was announced as India's official entry to the 92nd Oscar Awards, netizens praised the film's team on microblogging site Twitter.

'Howdy Modi' is a very warm welcome for PM Modi: Former diplomat NN Jha
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'Howdy Modi' is a very warm welcome for PM Modi: Former diplomat NN Jha

Former diplomat NN Jha on Saturday said that the upcoming 'Howdy Modi' event in Houston is an "indicator of a very warm welcome" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the United States.

Make law to spend 6% of GDP on education: Sisodia
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Make law to spend 6% of GDP on education: Sisodia

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia here on Saturday urged the central government to make a law to allocate 6 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for education.

Confident of winning all seats in upcoming bye-polls, says Punjab CM
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Confident of winning all seats in upcoming bye-polls, says Punjab CM

Exuding confidence, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that the Congress Party would easily be winning all the four seats where bye-polls are slated to be held on October 21.

ED attaches 3 chimpanzees, 4 marmosets worth Rs 81 lakh
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ED attaches 3 chimpanzees, 4 marmosets worth Rs 81 lakh

In a first-of-its-kind action, the Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has attached three chimpanzees and four marmosets (small tropical American monkeys) in a money laundering case valued at Rs 81 lakh.

Not issuing any challans for not having condoms in the first-aid kit: Delhi Police
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Not issuing any challans for not having condoms in the first-aid kit: Delhi Police

Special Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Taj Hasan on Saturday clarified that taxi drivers were not being penalised for not carrying condoms in the first aid kits of their vehicles in the national capital.

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