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  • Deadline for linking of Aadhaar
    with various services extended

  • Nov WPI inflation touches 8-month
    high on onion, veggie prices

  • Oppn parties criticise PM for violating
    model code, EC for inaction

  • Rajasthan lynching: Not only Rs 3 lakh donors,
    BJP MP and MLAs supported killer Shambhulal Regar too

  • Guj polls: Voting ends in 2nd
    phase, PM votes at Sabarmati

  • Five killed in road accident
    in Bengal's Jalpaiguri dist

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Historic Town Hall building to
become earthquake-proof

Kolkata, Dec 15 : The West Bengal government has decided to strengthen the Tuscan pillars of the historic Town Hall building here and make it earthquake-proof, officials said.
This will be a part of the building's restoration project, they said.
The decision of strengthening the 204-year-old building was taken, on the basis of the advice given by experts from IIT Roorkee, since the city witnessed a series of mild tremors in the last couple of years, a senior official at the Public Works Departm...

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Restrictions imposed in
parts of Srinagar, Anantnag

Srinagar, Dec 15 :  Authorities today imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar as well as Anantnag town to foil a proposed march by separatists to the south Kashmir district.
A police official said restrictions have been imposed in seven police station areas of Srinagar and Anantnag town as a precautionary measure......

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Nov WPI inflation jumps to 3.93%
on high onion, veggie prices

New Delhi, Dec 14: Inflation based on wholesale price index (WPI) accelerated further to 3.93 per cent in November due to a sharp rise in onion prices and costlier seasonal vegetables, government data showed today......

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COMMENT

The Destruction of Babri Masjid
– the 25th Anniversary

Irfan Habib

THE town that is called Ayodhya in Valmiki’s Ramayana, as well as today, was known as Awadh in pre-British times. Tulsidas in hisRamcharit Manas called it Awadh-puri. It was a large city, capital of the province that was also called Awadh. It had, therefore, a large Muslim population. ...

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Did MPs' Committee Cross
The Line To Summon Bhansali?

Brinda Karat

The Parliamentary Committee on IT may have overstepped its mandate by summoning and examining Sanjay Leela Bhansali the Director of the film "Padmavati" and Prasoon Joshi, the Chief of the Film Censor Board. The Standing Committee also covers the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting....

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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