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CIMA Gallary

May loses majority but hangs on as PM

Jun 9, 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before...   | Read..

SC backs Aadhaar link for new PAN , but says earlier cards to hold till privacy ruling

Jun 9, 2017
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the linking of the biometric Aadhaar identification with new permanent account numbers issued by tax authorities and for filing tax...   | Read..

With Darjeeling strike, Gurung throws down gauntlet at Mamata, who vows rule of law

Jun 9, 2017
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung on Friday projected himself as the ‘chief minister of the hills’ and challenged West Bengal’s Chief Minister...   | Read..

Mandsaur curfew relaxed, but AAP leaders will not be allowed entry

Jun 9, 2017
Outsiders will not be allowed to enter Mandsaur although curfew has been relaxed, the district’s police chief said as it was learnt that Aam Aadmi Party leaders from...   | Read..

Strike, govt curbs hit life in Valley

Jun 9, 2017
Authorities imposed restrictions on the movement of people and separatists called a strike to protest the killing of a youth on Friday, disrupting normal life in several...   | Read..

Must manage differences, Xi tells Modi as India becomes member of SCO security bloc

Jun 9, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries should work to “appropriately” manage their differences,...   | Read..

30 dead in IS suicide bombing in Iraq

Jun 9, 2017
A woman detonated her explosive belt in a market east of the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala on Friday, killing at least 30 and wounding 35, Iraqi security sources...   | Read..
Varshil Shah, who had scored 99.99 percentile in his Class XII board examination, leaves after taking part in a ritual to become a Jain disciple in...   | Read..
 
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