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Tributes paid to Army jawan killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Visakaptnam, April 29 Floral tributes were paid to an Army jawan, who was killed in Jammu and Kashmir, in a terrorist attack. On April 27, three heavily-armed terrorists stormed an army camp in Kupwara district of Kashmir, killing a Captain and two other soldiers before two of the assailants were gunned down in a fierce

Need to strengthen global counter-terrorism mechanism: Prez

Newspoint Bureau New Delhi, April 29 President Pranab Mukherjee has said there is an urgent need to strengthen the global counter-terrorism mechanism so that the menace can be fought jointly by the international community. At a banquet hosted in honour of visiting President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, Mukherjee said both India and Cyprus suffer from

Absence of timely legal help to poor affects credibility: CJI

New Delhi, April 29 The credibility of the legal system and the rule of law have come under “severe strain” in the absence of timely help to poor and illiterate Indians, Chief Justice of India J S Khehar said today. The CJI made the observations while highlighting the importance of Para Legal Volunteers (PLV) who,

ECI to soon call all party meeting on EVM issue : Nasim

Newspoint Bureau Chandigarh, April 29 The Election Commission of India (ECI) will soon call a meeting of all political parties to assure them that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampering-proof and secured, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said today. He also said that the commission intends to use Voter- Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)

Gomti riverfront project badly done civil work, claim experts

Lucknow, April 28 Even as the probe panel appointed by the Yogi Adityanath government is yet to submit its report on the alleged misuse of funds on Gomti riverfront channelisation, a researchers group working on Lucknow’s lifeline has made some scathing indictment on the project. Pointing towards glaring anomalies and serious violations of norms by

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