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Lucknow litfest cancelled after BJP student wing protests against Kanhaiya


Lucknow, November 11: After right wing students attempted to manhandle former JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar, the Lucknow district administration has withdrawn permission for the Lucknow Literary Fest. Members of the AVBP and Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha had collected at the venue Sheroes Cafe, run by acid attack survivors, in large numbers. As soon as Kumar arrived for his ...

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Ravinder Bhalla becomes first Sikh mayor of Hoboken city in US


New York – Ravinder Bhalla has become the first ever Sikh mayor of New Jersey’s Hoboken city after a stiff competition that turned ugly when he was labelled a terrorist in slanderous flyers. Bhalla was endorsed by current Mayor Dawn Zimmer, who in a surprising decision announced not to run for re-election in June. He is the first Sikh to hold ...

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CBI arrests Class XI student of Ryan school for killing Pradyuman


Gurugram – Flipping all prior theories and investigations, the CBI on Tuesday night arrested a Class XI student of Ryan International School for allegedly murdering the Class II student, Pradyuman Thakur. The boy is a resident of Dhaula village. Pradyuman was found murdered in the school’s toilet with his throat slit in August. The Gurugram police had arrested a school bus conductor ...

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North battles life-threatening smog, misery to continue for 10-15 days


New Delh – While parts of North India battle the life-threatening smog, there is some good news and some bad news. The good news is that apart from big cities, what the northern plains (including Punjab and Haryana) are witnessing is not smog but fog. And the bad news is that the weather situation in these cities (and that includes the ...

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Delhi pollution: Kejriwal seeks meeting with CMs of Punjab, Haryana


New Delhi, November 9- Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday sought a meeting with his counterparts in Punjab and Haryana to discuss ways to tackle the alarming air pollution levels in Delhi. In letters to the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab, Kejriwal said the governments in the neighbouring states had failed to provide farmers with viable alternatives to stubble burning, ...

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