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  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today extended Rath Yatra and Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to all on reaching Kolkata after her tour of the Netherlands. Banerjee told a large number of Trinamool Congress supporters who had a gathered outside the NSCB Airport that the Kanyashree project of the government is a matter of pride for the people of the state.



  • Goa Governor Mridula Sinha urged Goans to always maintain national unity and communal harmony in the true secular spirit on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. In her Eid-ul-Fitr message which was released today, the Governor said that she would like the people of Goa to take solemn pledge on the auspicious day to always maintain national unity and communal harmony in the true secular spirit.



  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today announced Rs 25 lakh as compensation to the family members of sub-inspector Sahib Shukla who died in a terror attack on CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. An official spokesperson said that the Chief Minister spoke to the family members of the deceased sub-inspector and consoled them.




  • In Uttar Pradesh Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated today with traditional festivity and religious fervour.Muslims dressed in their best, have started thronging at different Eidgah, shrines and mosques to offer special Eid prayers throughout the state marking the end of the holy month of Ramazan.



  • In Madhya Pradesh, Eid-ul-fitr is being celebrated with religious fervor and enthusiasm.AIR correspondent reports that special Eid prayers are being offered in over two dozen mosques in capital Bhopal.




  • The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of regular state government employees to 60 years with effect from first January next year. An official release in Itanagar yesterday said, the matter was under consideration of the state government for past many months and was discussed in the cabinet in two separate occasions.



  • In Tamil Nadu, Ramdan is being celebrated with religious fervor by Muslims.Special prayers to mark the day were held across the state.




  • BJP president Amit Shah will visit Puducherry today as part of his 110-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party.During his two-day visit, Shah will pay floral tributes to poet Subramania Bharati at a statue installed in the Puducherry Airport.



  • In Odisha, a sea of humanity today continued at the holy town Puri to witness the world famous chariot festival of Lord Jagannath and his siblings.The pulling of the three chariots of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balram and sister Subhadra were called off yesterday as the evening set in.



  • In the second ceasefire violation,last night Pakistani troops resorted to firing from automatic weapons and shelling mortars along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. A defence spokesman said that in the latest violation, the Pakistan army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from small arms, automatic weapons and mortars from 5.50 pm on Indian Army posts along the LoC in Naushera sector.



  • In Telangana, Eid Ul Fitr is being celebrated across the state with pomp and fervor.Lakhs of devotees attended the special prayers held at all major Masjids and historic Idgahs in and around Hyderabad this morning.



  • Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Mr.Nitin Gadkari has assured that Nagpur city and adjacent areas would get a face lift and a big boost to development in the near future as various infrastructural projects worth 65 thousand crore rupees are going on at present.




  • After witnessing heavy rainfall yesterday there has been respite from rain since night in Mumbai and its suburban areas.Many parts of Maharashtra received substantial rainfall but Marathwada and Vidarbha regions are still waiting for rains.


  • 26 Jun 2017



    India won the the second Cricket One-Day International match against the West Indies by 105 runs at Port of Spain last night.Set to score 311 runs for a win, the hosts could manage only 205 for 6 in the stipulated overs.


  • 26 Jun 2017



    India's Yashaswini Singh Deswal today won a gold at the women's 10 metre air pistol event in the ISSF Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol competition. In the event being held in Suhl, Germany, her medal consolidated India's second position in the medals tally at the end of Day Two, with two gold, one silver and one bronze.


  • 25 Jun 2017



    Indian hockey team finished sixth in Hockey World League Semifinals after suffering a 2-3 defeat by lowly Canada in London today.It was India's second upset loss against a lower-ranked side in the tournament after having lost to Malaysia in the quarterfinals.



  • Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in various parts of the country today.The faithfuls attired in their best thronged Eidgahs and mosques to offer Eid prayers.




  • Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in various parts of the country today.The faithfuls attired in their best thronged Eidgahs and mosques to offer Eid prayers.



  • In Iraq, forces pushed deeper into Mosul in their fight to retake it from Islamic State terrorists.Lieutenant Colonel Salam al-Obeidi said, there is less than a square kilometer left to retake.




  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump will hold delegation level talks late tonight. Before the talks, the two leaders will also ...


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