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'You must have needed boats to get here': John Kerry to IIT students
31.08.16 14:48 as Politics -

 Hit by heavy Delhi showers for the second time, US Secretary of State John Kerry applauded IIT Delhi students for turning up large numbers despite the deluge on Wednesday. 

"Don't know how you all got here. You must've needed boats to get here," Kerry quipped in ...
  


12-year-old dies on father's shoulder after hospital denies admission, stretcher
30.08.16 17:35 as UP - TEAM PT

A father lost his ailing son on his shoulder after he was allegedly turned down at the government-run Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in this Uttar Pradesh industrial city Kanpur on Monday.

The hospital’s emergency section refused to admit Sunil Kumar’s 12-year-old son, Ansh, neither did the ...
  


Two dead, several feared trapped in hospital fire
27.08.16 16:16 as West Bengal - TEAM PT

Two persons were killed and several were injured after a fire broke out at the government medical college hospital in Murshidabad district of West Bengal today morning. Several patients are feared to be trapped inside the hospital.

"A fire broke out in the hospital. Two causalities ...
  


Haji Ali dargah must allow women to enter the inner sanctum : High Court
26.08.16 18:12 as High Court - TEAM PT

In a significant judgment, the Bombay High Court today lifted the ban imposed on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali dargah here, saying it contravenes the fundamental rights of a person.

A division bench of Justice V M Kanade and Justice Revati Mohite-Dere ...
  


Mehbooba Mufti walks out of press conference as Rajnath tries to pacify her
25.08.16 18:32 as J&K - TEAM PT

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lost her cool and abruptly ended a press conference being addressed by her and union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here when journalists asked questions about her role in dealing with the current unrest. She suddenly got up, ...
  


Just rewards for Modiji’s immense sacrifice: Rahul Gandhi
21.08.16 21:07 as Politics - TEAM PT

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a dig at Narendra Modi over a suit worn by him making it to the Guinness World Records, saying it was a "just reward” for the Prime Minister’s "immense sacrifice”.

"Just rewards for Modiji’s immense sacrifice,” tweeted the Congress ...
  


Official denied leave after panic call from home; ailing son commits suicide
19.08.16 17:32 as Maharashtra - TEAM PT

In a tragic incident, a state Agriculture Department official's pleas for a half day leave to attend his depressed son were turned down by his superior who nudged the official to continue working, following which the boy allegedly committed suicide. The incident took place last ...
  


Pakistani Spy Arrested
19.08.16 12:53 as Spy - TEAM PT

In a breakthrough, A Pakistani spy Nandlal Maharaj was on Friday arrested in Jaisalmer by a combined operation of Intelligence Bureau, RAW and other intelligence agencies of Rajasthan.

He admitted that 35 kilo of RDX has been brought in India so far. As per sources, ...
  


Union Minister VK Singh's wife alleges blackmail; says man threatens to leak audio
17.08.16 01:57 as General - team pt

Bharti Singh, wife of Union Minister VK Singh, has registered a case of extortion against a man who she alleged was trying to blackmail her with the help of ‘doctored audio and video recordings.’ The case has been filed at the Tughlaq Road police station ...
  


Leaders sleep while Prime Minister speaks
15.08.16 18:38 as Delhi -

Several politicians, including Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal appeared to doze off as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his Independence Day speech in Delhi on Monday. Modi spoke for 94 minutes flat, addressing issues ...
  



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